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Jonas Mekas



Born 1922, Lithuania
Lives and works in New York, NY


CV



Installation view, Images Out of Darkness: Reminiscences of a Displaced Person, Postwar Germany 1945-1949, James Fuentes, New York, 2012.

Installation view, Images Out of Darkness: Reminiscences of a Displaced Person, Postwar Germany 1945-1949, James Fuentes, New York, 2012.

Installation view, Images Out of Darkness: Reminiscences of a Displaced Person, Postwar Germany 1945-1949, James Fuentes, New York, 2012

Installation view, Images Out of Darkness: Reminiscences of a Displaced Person, Postwar Germany 1945-1949, James Fuentes, New York, 2012

Installation view, Images Out of Darkness: Reminiscences of a Displaced Person, Postwar Germany 1945-1949, James Fuentes, New York, 2012

Installation view, Images Out of Darkness: Reminiscences of a Displaced Person, Postwar Germany 1945-1949, James Fuentes, New York, 2012

Kassel/Mattenberg, the camp school/movie house/church..., 1948, inkjet print, 17 x 22 inches

Kassel/Mattenberg, the camp school/movie house/church..., 1948, inkjet print, 17 x 22 inches

Sometimes we escaped into the fields, Kassel/Mattenberg D.P. Camp, inkjet print, 22 x 17 inches

Sometimes we escaped into the fields, Kassel/Mattenberg D.P. Camp, inkjet print, 22 x 17 inches

Kassel railroad station, waiting to be transported to another camp, 1948, inkjet print, 17 x 22 inches

Kassel railroad station, waiting to be transported to another camp, 1948, inkjet print, 17 x 22 inches

Waiting to be transported to another camp. Kassel/Mattenberg D.P. Camp, inkjet print, 17 x 22 inches

Waiting to be transported to another camp. Kassel/Mattenberg D.P. Camp, inkjet print, 17 x 22 inches

With my new friends just after arriving in Wiesbaden D.P. Camp, 1945, inkjet print, 17 x 22 inches

With my new friends just after arriving in Wiesbaden D.P. Camp, 1945, inkjet print, 17 x 22 inches

Jonas Mekas

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CV (Selection)

Born 1922, Lithuania
Lives and works in New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2013

MUAC, Mexico City

The Sixties Quartet, Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague, Austria

Retrospective @ CCBB in Sao Paulo, Brazil

I Lift My Glass of Wine to You, My Vienna Friends!, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria

Outlaw: New Works, Microscope Gallery, Brooklyn, New York

Let Me Introduce Myself, My Russian Friends!, State Hermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Jonas Mekas: In Praise of the Ordinary, The Phi Centre, Montreal, Canada

Jonas Mekas / The Fluxus Wall, Bozar Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium

Life Goes On… I Keep Singing, Deborah Colton Gallery, Houston, Texas

2012

Serpentine Gallery, London

Film retrospective, Centre Pompidou, Paris

Reminiszenzen aus Deutchsland, Stadtmuseum, Wiesbaden, Germany

Prisiminimai is Vokietijos, Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

Images Out of Darkness Reminiscences of a Displaced Person Postwar Germany 1945-1949, James
Fuentes, New York

2010

TO NEW YORK WITH LOVE, James Fuentes, New York

Two-Person Exhibitions

2012

Jonas Mekas / Jose Luis Guerin – Cineastes en Correspondance, Musee Pompidou, Paris

Portraits: Jonas Mekas and Robert Polidori,” Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions

2012

The 365 Day Project, 2B Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

2011

Ostalgia, The New Museum, New York

Musique Plastique, agnes b. Galerie, Paris and New York

This Side of Paradise, agnes b. rue du jour boutique, Paris

2010

Bienal de São Paolo, São Paolo, Brazil

Illegal Living, 80 Wooster, New York

Inaugural Show, Microscope, New York

Eve of Fluxus, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York

1989, Kunsthalle, Wien, Austria

See this Sound, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria

Commissions

2010

Work commissioned by the New York City Guggenheim Young Collectors Council

Catalogues and Books

2009

“A Few Things I Want to Share with You, My Paris Friends,” Galerie du Jour, Paris

2008

“Jonas Mekas,” Koenig Books, for the exhibition at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne

“Jonas Mekas,” Fondazione Ragghianti, Lucca, Italy [Italian]

2007

“The Avante-Garde from Futurism to Fluxus,” Jonas Mekas Visual Arts Center, Vilnius

Extended Essays and Interviews

2010

Northover, Benn, “Jonas Mekas,” AnOther Man, Autum/Winter

Lack, Hannah, “New York Stories,” Dazed and Confused, August

Rose, Aaron, “Jonas Mekas,” ANP Quarterly, January

2009

Haden-Guest, Anthony, “Dispatches from the Inside,” Art Newspaper, November

Kley, Elisabeth, “Jonas Mekas at James Fuentes,” Artinfo, November

Honors and Awards

2013

Commandeur de lʼOrdre des Arts et des Lettres, Ministry of Culture, Lithuania
Francis J. Greenburger Award

Elected member of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2011

George Eastman Honorart Scholar Award

2010

Life Achievement Award at the second annual Rob Pruittʼs Art Awards

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Exhibitions

Now

2017

2016

2015

2014

News



Daniel Gordon in The New York Times, February 2017 (PDF↓)

James Fuentes in The New York Times

Joshua Abelow at Allen and Eldridge in Contemporary Art Daily

Velvet Rage Flaming Youth and The Gift of Desperation in Hyperallergic

McDermott & McGough in The New York Times

Alison Knowles at The James Gallery in The New Yorker

Amalia Ulman in ArtNews

McDermott & McGough on Filthy Dreams

McDermott & McGough In Time Out New York (PDF↓)

Bad Faith in Frieze Magazine (PDF↓)

McDermott & McGough in ArtForum

Amalia Ulman in keen magazine

McDermott & McGough in Time Out New York

Bad Faith in The New Yorker (PDF↓)

BB9 in ArtForum featuring Amalia Ulman

Bad Faith in The New York Times (PDF↓)

Bad Faith in The Art Newspaper

Jonas Mekas & Douglas Gordon in The New York Times

Bad Faith in The Village Voice

Benjamin Senior in AnOther Magazine

McDermott & McGough at James Fuentes in Spike (PDF↓)

Jonas Mekas in ARTnews

Jonas Mekas in The Art Newspaper

Benjamin Senior in The Nation

Julieta Aranda in The New Yorker

Benjamin Senior in Blouin Artinfo

Benjamin Senior in Bloomberg News

Benjamin Senior in Frieze

Noam Rappaport in ArtForum (PDF↓)

Noam Rappaport at Ratio 3 is an ArtForum Critic's Pick (PDF↓)

James Fuentes on Artsy

James Fuentes in Bloomberg

Noam Rappaport in SFAQ

Benjamin Senior in ArtForum

Joshua Abelow on ARTnews

Lizzi Bougatsos in Hyperallergic

Lizzi Bougatsos in Art Observed

Lonnie Holley in The New York Times

Lonnie Holley on Artnet

James Fuentes on ARTnews

Lonnie Holley and Joe Minter at the Outsider Art Fair

Amalia Ulman in the London Telegraph

Lizzi Bougatsos in Ravelin Magazine

Tamuna Sirbiladze in Art in America, 2016

Amalia Ulman, Stock Images of War in Los Angeles

James Fuentes in Bloomberg

Jessica Dickinson at Asad Raza's Home Show

Amalia Ulman at The Tate

Amalia Ulman at Whitechapel Gallery

John McAllister in art ltd.

Jonas Mekas in The New York Times, November 2015

James Fuentes in Interior Design (PDF↓)

Benjamin Senior in Art Review (PDF↓)

Amalia Ulman in Interview Magazine

Amalia Ulman in The Guardian

John McAllister at Richard Telles is an Artforum Critic's Pick

Landon Metz in The Brooklyn Rail

Joshua Abelow on Contemporary Art Daily

​Lonnie Holley at The Halsey Institute ​

Amalia Ulman at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Lonnie Holley in ​the ​Financial Times (PDF↓)

Amalia Ulman in Artnet

These Are Not My Horses is an Artforum Critic's Pick

Jessica Dickinson interviewed for The Brooklyn Rail

​Amalia Ulman in Dazed

Lonnie Holley at Frieze New York

Lonnie Holley in Artnet

Amalia Ulman in Texte Zur Kunst

Amalia Ulman in The New York Times Magazine (PDF↓)

Alison Knowles in Artforum (PDF↓)

Jessica Dickinson in Art Practical