Josephine Meckseper

Born in Lilienthal, Germany, 1964

Lives and works in New York, USA

 

EDUCATION
 

1992 MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, USA

1990 Graduate Studies, Hochschule der Künste, Berlin, Germany

 

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014      

2X (I) ST, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany

Mark Boulos and Josephine Meckseper, The Rose Art Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham, USA

2013      

Josephine Meckseper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA

Josephine Meckseper, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill, New York, USA

2012      

Josephine Meckseper, Worpsweder Kunsthalle, Worpswede, Germany

American Leg, Window Spaces, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

Manhattan Oil Project, with Art Production Fund, The Last Lot, Times Square, New York, USA

2011      

Josephine Meckseper,Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK

Josephine Meckseper, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA (catalogue)

Josephine Meckseper: Contaminator, ARNDT, Project room, Berlin, Germany

2010      

You can leave your hat on, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany

Josephine Meckseper, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA (catalogue forthcoming)

2009      

Josephine Meckseper, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst, Münster, Germany

Josephine Meckseper: Recent Films, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA

Josephine Meckseper, John McWhinnie at Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, New York, USA

Josephine Meckseper, Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, USA

American Apparel, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK

Josephine Meckseper, Migros Museum Für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich Switzerland (catalogue)

2008      

New Photography 2008: Josephine Meckseper and Mikhael Subotzky, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Josephine Meckseper, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany

Josephine Meckseper, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA

Josephine Meckseper, Colette, Paris, France

Josephine Meckseper, GAK, Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen (catalogue)

2007      

Josephine Meckseper, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart (catalogue)

Josephine Meckseper, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart

2006      

International Project Room, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, ARCO 2006, Madrid, Spain

2005      

%, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York (catalogue), USA

The Bulletin Board, White Columns, New York, USA

2004      

IG-Metall und die Künstlichen Paradiese des Politischen, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany (catalogue)

2003      

Lustgarten, Borgmann Nathusius Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2001      

Shine - oder Jedem das Seine, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany

 

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA

Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, USA

FRAC Nord - Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France

Hammer Museum, UCLA, Los Angeles, USA

Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany

Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany

Migros museum für gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland

Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel

Pérez Art Museum, Miami, USA

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014 
Pop Departures, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA (forthcoming)

Taipei Biennial 2014, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, Taipei, Taiwan (forthcoming)

The Brancusi Effect, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (forthcoming)

CalArts Benefit Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery and Metro Pictures, New York, USA

Brucennial 2014, the Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York, USA

A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

Display, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, USA

Between Critique and Absorption, Haggerty Museum of Art at Marquette University, Milwaukee, USA

2013      
2Q13 – Women Artists, Women Collectors, curated by Marcelle Joseph and Lydia Cowpertwait, Lloyds Club, London, UK

FLAG’s Five Year Anniversary Celebration, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA

REVERSE ENGINEERING, curated by Bill Powers, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, USA

The Spook Rock Road, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France

Secrets of Sunset Beach, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK

L’Ange de l’histoire, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France

Cultural Freedom in Europe, Goethe Institute, Brussels, Belgium

Living With More Art, Korrigierte Version, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany

2012      
Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions, curated by Lauren Hinkson and Carmen Hermo, Solomon F.Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Newly Renovated Contemporary Wing, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA

The Simple Life, curated by Valérie Knoll and Bettina von Dziembowski, KunstvereinSpringhornhof, Neuenkirchen, Germany

est. 2002: 10th Anniversary Summer Exhibition, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA

Parque Industrial, Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo, Brazil

Living With Art, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany

Cultural Production, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA

Évasion, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry, UK

Kunst-Stoff, Städtische Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany

2011      

Gestamtkunstwerk: New Art from Germany, The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (catalogue)

NY: New Perspectives, Brandnew Gallery, Milan (catalogue)

Geschmack: der gute, der schlechte und der wirklich teure, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany (catalogue)

Praxis, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA

A Portrait of the Artist As a Young Man, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany

Sharjah Biennial 10: Plot for a Biennial, Sharjah Art Museum, United Arab Emirates, curated by Suzanne Cotter (catalogue)

Cover Girl, Galerie des Galeries, Paris, France (catalogue)

Glamourama, Lanchester Gallery, Coventry, UK, curated by Milly Thompson

2010      
Singular Visions, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

Contemporary Magic, National Arts Club, New York, curated by Stacy Engman

The Right to Protest, Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel

The Exquisite Corpse Project, Gasser & Grunert Gallery, New York, USA curated by David Salle (catalogue)

Going International, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA

Man könnte es die Elastizität des Raumes nennen, The Forgotten Bar /Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany

Peter Saville: Accessories to an Artwork, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, USA

Shut Your Eyes in Order to See, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France

Superfemmes, Rathausgalerie Kunsthalle, Munich, Germany

You’re Scripted, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)

CONTACT Toronto Photography Festival, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada (catalogue)

Changing the World, ARNDT, Berlin, Germany

Der Freie Wille ist Eine Illusion, Forgotten Bar Project Berlin, Germany, curated by Claudia Seidel

2010, Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA, curated byFrancesco Bonami and Gary Carrion-Muriyari (catalogue)

My Brother, My Killer, Freymond-Guth & Co. Fine Arts, Zurich, Switzerland

The Library of Babel/In and Out of Place, 176 / Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

Contemplating the Void, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

HomeLess Home, The Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel

2009      
Zeigen. An Audio Tour Through Berlin, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

Dance in My Experience, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

1989. Spione. Mauer. Kinderheim – An Der Brücke Zwischen den Welten,Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany

Morality: Beautiful from Every Point of View, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands (catalogue)

1989. End of History or Beginning of the Future? Comments on a Paradigm Shift, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria, curated by Gerald Matt (catalogue)

Infinitesimal Eternity—Images Made in the Face of Spectacle, Yale University School of Art Gallery, New Haven, USA (catalogue)

Learn to Read Art: A History of Printed Matter, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany; traveled to P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, USA, curated by AA Bronson

No Soul for Sale: A Festival of Independents, Galerie im Regierungsviertel/ Forgotten Bar Project Berlin at X Initiative, New York, USA

Narcotica, Galerie Im Regierungsviertel/Forgotten Bar Project Berlin, Germany, Basel, Switzerland

Extended. Sammlung Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, ZKM / Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany (catalogue)

FAX, The Drawing Center, New York, USA; traveled to: Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland; Plug In ICA, Winnipeg, Canada; Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong; Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, USA; Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada; Dowd Gallery, State University of New York, College at Cortland, Cortland, USA (catalogue)

Bildschön. Schönheitskult in der aktuellen Kunst, Städtische Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany (catalogue)

MAN SON 1969. Vom Schrecken der Situation, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany

Living Together, Centro Cultural Montehermoso Kulturunea, Vitoria Álava, Spain; traveled to Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Vigo, Spain, curated by Xabier Arakistain and Emma Dexter (catalogue)

2008      
Prospect.1 New Orleans, USA, curated by Dan Cameron (catalogue)

Shrink-Wrapped, Or Belkin Satellite Gallery, University of British Columbia,Vancouver, Canada

Strange Connections: Art und Fashion, KUNST + PROJEKTE, Sindelfingen, Germany

Constellations, Artissima, Turin, Italy, curated by Stephanie Moisdon and Susanne Pfeffer

Alternating Beats, Museum of Art - Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, USA

Asking we Walk, Voices of Resistance, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen, Denmark

Business As Usual, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, USA

That Was Then… This is Now, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, USA

Zidovi na ulici | Walls in the Street, Siemens Arts Program, MSUB, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia (catalogue)

Common Affairs: Steirischer Herbst 2008, Landesmuseum Joanneum,Graz, Austria (catalogue)

Vertrautes Terrain - Aktuelle Positionen in / über Deutschland, ZKM / Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany (catalogue)

Sculpture Is…, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany

2007      
Fit to Print: Printed Media in Recent Collage, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA

Bare Life, The Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem, Israel (catalogue)

Nouvelles Acquisitions/Volet 1, FRAC Nord – Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France

Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA, curated by Doryun Chong and Yasmil Raymond (catalogue)

From 60 to 7, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden, Norway, curated by Frank Lubbers

An Atlas of Events, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal (catalogue)

Shadows in Paradise, FRAC Nord - Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France

When We Build Let Us Think That We Build Forever, The Zabludowicz Collection, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, curated by Jérôme Sans

New York: States of Mind, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany; traveled to Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, USA, curated by Shaheen Merali (catalogue)

Resistance Is, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA, curated by Christina Kukielski

Rendición Extraordinaria/Extraordinary Rendition, NoguerasBlanchard, Barcelona, Spain

Second Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art: Footnotes about Geopolitics, Market, and Amnesia, Moscow, Russia, curated by Joseph Backstein, Daniel Birnbaum, Nicolas Bourriaud, Fuliya Erdemchi, Gunnar B. Kvaran, Rosa Martinez and Hans Ulrich Obrist (catalogue)

Just Kick It Till It Breaks, The Kitchen, New York, USA, curated by Debra Singer and Matthew Lyons (catalogue)

2006      
Media Burn, Tate Modern, London, UK, curated by Emma Dexter

Josephine Meckseper, Eric Baudelaire, Adrian Piper, Wayne Gonzales, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA

The Unhomely: Phantom Scenes in Global Society, 2nd International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville, Seville, Spain, curated by Okwui Enwezor (catalogue)

The Searchers, EFA Gallery, New York, USA, curated by Molly Dilworth and Amoreen Armetta (catalogue)

USA Today, Works from the Saatchi Collection, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK; traveled to the State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (catalogue)

Video America, The Hospital Gallery, London, UK curated by Neville Wakefield

Big City Lab, Art Forum Berlin, Germany, curated by Friederike Nymphius (catalogue)

Two Friends and So On, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA

Trial Balloons, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, MUSAC, Leon, Spain, curated by Yuko Hasegawa, Agustin Perez Rubio and Octavio Zaya (catalogue)

Stephen Andrews, Marc Handelman, Josephine Meckseper, Tom Molloy, Steve Mumford, Barbara Pollock: This Ain’t No Fooling Around, Rubicon Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA, curated by Chrissie Iles and Philippe Vergne (catalogue)

Cooling Out - On the Paradox of Feminism, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College, Cork, Ireland; concurrently exhibited at Halle für Kunst, Lueneburg, Germany; Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, Switzerland (catalogue)

2005      
Experiencing Duration, Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon 2005, Lyon, France, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud and Jérôme Sans (catalogue)

Schwarz Brot Gold - Die Neue Republik, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany

Girls on Film, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, USA

Bonds of Love, John Connelly Presents, New York, USA, curated by Lisa Kirk (catalogue)

A.B.Normal, NYEHAUS, New York, USA (catalogue)

2004      
twinkle, twinkle, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany

Heimweh: Young German Art, Haunch of Venison, London, UK, curated by Juliane von Herz (catalogue)

The Future Has a Silver Lining: Genealogies of Glamour, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzland, curated by Heike Munder and Tom Holert (catalogue)

Dresscode, Kunstverein Neuhausen, Neuhausen/Fildern, Germany

American Idyll, Greene Naftali, New York, USA

2003      
Fuckin’ Trendy, Kunsthalle Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany, curated by Ellen Seifermann (catalogue)

All That Glitters, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, New York, USA

In the Public Domain, Greene Naftali, New York, USA

Nation, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany

Josephine Meckseper, Christoph Steinmeyer, Bernard Kahrmann, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA

2002      
Bitch School, The Bronx Council on the Arts, Longwood Arts Project, New York, USA

Good Vibrations: Philip Argent, Marcy Freedman, Heribert Freidl, Josephine Meckseper, Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin, Germany

2001      
Wine, Women & Wheels, White Columns, New York, USA

2000      
New New York, Texas Fine Arts Association, The Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, USA, curated by Alejandro Diaz (catalogue)

Grok Terence McKenna Dead, Feature Inc., New York, USA

Flea Market, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA

Wunderbar, Art Club Berlin at W139 Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1999      
Overflow, D’Amelio Terras, Marianne Boesky Gallery and Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA, curated by Caroline Schneider and Meg O’Rourke (catalogue)

Criss Cross: Some Young New Yorkers III, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, USA

Free Coke: Lines, Drawing and Paper, Greene Naftali, New York, USA

Lifer, Cardozo School of Law Gallery, New York, USA, curated by Kenny Schachter

1998      
Super Freaks: Post Pop and the New Generation. Part 1: Trash, Greene Naftali, New York, USA

Selective Affinities, Wahlverwandtschaften, New York Security Ministorage, New York, USA

Art Club Berlin, Art Forum, Berlin; Au Base, New York, USA; Artistsspace W139, Amsterdam, Netherlands; curated by Klara Wallner

1996      
Mixing Messages: Graphic Design in Contemporary Culture, Cooper- Hewitt, National Design Museum, New York, USA, curated by Ellen Lupton

Departure Lounge, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Clocktower Gallery, New York, USA

Summer Show, Greene Naftali, New York, USA

Intervention: Tendenzen im Schatten der Stadtplanung, Stiftung Starke, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

1995      
Wheel of Fortune, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, New York, USA

Benefit Exhibition, American Fine Arts, New York, USA

Alter Image, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, USA

On the Lamb, Thicket Gallery, New York, USA

Geiselnahme, The Puck Building, New York, USA (performance); Zum Goldenen Hirschen, Hamburg (exhibition)

Verisimilitude and the Utility of Doubt, White Columns, New York, USA, curated by Bill Arning and Gregory Crewdson

1994      
This Is Your Home, Stuyvesant Town, New York, USA, curated by Ania Corcilius

Page 5, 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, USA

Agent Artist, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, USA

Paranoid, M*Y*T*H Series, The Brewery Gallery, Los Angeles, USA, curated by Sam Durant

1992      
Tattoo Collection, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA; Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne,Germany; Jennifer Flay Gallery, Paris, France, organized by Air de Paris, Nice, and Urbi et Orbi, Paris, France

1990      
Licht und Schein, KUBUS, Kunstverein Hannover Land, Hannover, Germany

1989      
Neue Darmstädter Sezession, Darmstadt, Germany Grillen, Ohlauer Strasse, Berlin, Germany

 

SELECTED FILM FESTIVALS AND SCREENINGS

2011      
Landmarks Video, University of Texas, Austin, USA

2009      
Hot or Cold, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany

Migrating Forms Film Festival, New York, USA

 

SELECTED LECTURES AND SYMPOSIA

 

2012      
“Subjective Histories of Sculpture: Josephine Meckseper,” SculptureCenter, New York, USA,   April 9

Visiting Artist Lecture, Yale School of Art, New Haven, USA, March 19

2011      
“Josephine Meckseper on Hanne Darboven,” Artists on Artists Lecture Series, Dia Art Foundation, New York, USA, April 4

2010      
“The Type,” Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA, July 13

Whitney Contemporaries Gallery Talk with Gary Carrion-Murayari, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA, May 20

Contemporary Photography Forum, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA, March 18

Young Collectors Council, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA, February 19

2009      
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA, December 10

University of Houston, Houston, USA, November 12

Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK, July 28

“How Can Art be Political in a Free Market System?,” Rotterdam Dialogues: The Artists, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Netherlands, April 16-18 (catalogue)

2008      
Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico, July 10

2007      
Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, USA, November 6

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