Gareth James_

Born in 1970 in London, lives and works in Brooklyn

Selected Solo Exhibitions

When a Financial Institution Collapses There is No Spectacular Outpouring of Gold—Glass Transition Temperature, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York

The Real is that which always comes back to the same place: Broadway between 101st and 102nd Streets, New York, NY 10025, March 21, 2008, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

Dead Unconscious Desire, Franco Soffiantino Artecontemporanea Gallery, Torino, Italy (catalogue)
Late Night Legal Formalities (with David Joselit), Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York

Blue Movie (one more time. . . this time with feeling), Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York

GET REAL ESTATE, American Fine Arts, Co., New York

LARS VON TRIER, collaboration with Gardar Eide Einarsson, American Fine Arts, Co., New York

wRECONSTRUCTION, American Fine Arts, Co., New York

The Department of Revolutionary Everlasting Material, The Wolfsonian, Miami Beach
Jamen, with Kristine Kemp, Overgaden, Copenhagen

Abbreviation. Abbrev., W139 Gallery, Amsterdam

Post Festum, with Tim Brennan, Hôtel du Ville, Béthunè, France

Selected Group Exhibitions

White Columns Annual, selected by Jay Sanders, White Columns, New York, NY
Falling Right into Place: The Fold in Contemporary Art, Museum Haus Lange and Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld

Regroup Show, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY
In The Poem About Love You Don’t Write The Word Love, CCA; The Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
All Mirrors Are Broken, curated by Anthony Huberman, Galerie LH, Paris
In The Poem About Love You Don’t Write The Word Love, curated by Tanya Leighton, Overgaden Institute for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
Massiv Analogue Academy, galerie Christian Nagel, curated by Gareth James and John Kelsey, Cologne
Conditions of Display, The Moore Space & Locust Projects, Miami, FL
Shandyismus, curated by Helmut Draxler, Vienna Secession, February 22 – April 15, 2007
Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle; traveling to Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, and The Power Plant, Toronto
Portikus, curated by Michael Krebber, Frankfurt
Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
In The Poem About Love You Don’t Write The Word Love, Artists Space, New York
Several Ways Out, UKS Gallery, Oslo, Norway
When Artists Say We, Collaboration with Liam Gillick, Artists Space, New York

Break Even, collaboration with Nicolás Guagnini, (together with Alejandro Cesarco, Rodney Graham, Jutta Koether, Guillermo Kuitca, Seth Price, Nancy Spero, and Lawrence Weiner), Andrew Roth Gallery, New York

Looking at Words: The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York, Sculpture Center, New York
Trade, White Columns, New York
Paper, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Group Show, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York

Big Nothing, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia
Let The Bullshit Run A Marathon, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Establishing Shot, Artists Space, New York

8a Bienal de la Habana, Havana
Put Out More Flags, Sutton Lane, London
Subscribe: Recent Art in Print, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Animations, Kunst-Werke, Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

Gareth James and Gareth Jones Show, Aleksandra Mir, London

Animations, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
This Is My House, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles

A White Radical Is Three Parts Bullshit and One Part Hesitation, RHIZOM, Denmark
Kool Aid, Greene Naftali, New York
Greater New York, New Art in New York Now, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
21st Gear, The Top Floor, London
I Said I Love. That Is the Promise., curated with Annette Schindler, installation with Florian Zeyfang, Overgaden, Copenhagen

Nerve, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Museum Magogo, Glasgow
The Production of Production, Apex Art, New York
Persuasion, UB Art Gallery, University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
I Said I Love. That Is the Promise., curated with Annette Schindler, installation with Florian Zeyfang, SI/NY, New York
Dr Krenslove, or How I Stopped Worrying and Learned to Love the Mu$eum,. American Fine Arts, Co., New York
Office, Staff Gallery, New York
Free Coke, Greene Naftali, New York
Hypervision, Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, Tucson

Info Centre, London
The Whitney Program, New York

Shut up you stupid ****, DOG, London

50x50x50x50, Bank, London
Be er Monsta, Smallest Gallery in the World, London

50x50x50x50, Der Verein e.V. at Schipper & Krome, and Nummer magazine, Cologne


Huberman, Anthony, “Naïve Set Theory, “ Dot Dot Dot Magazine, December.
Anastas, Rhea, “Bresprechungen: Rendezvous Unterm Loadentisch Uber David Joselit und Gareth James bei Elizabeth Dee Gallery, NY” Text Zur Kunst, Pg. 188-195, March 17, 2007
Gambari, Olga, “Pietroiusti and Gareth James: Franco Soffiantino Arte Contemporanea,”Flash Art, Pg.82, March/April 2007.
Kerr, Merrilyn, “Break Even at Andrew Roth, New York,” Art on Paper, January/February.

Saltz, Jerry, “All Art is Contemporary Art,” Modern Painters, November.
Saltz, Jerry, “No Next Chelsea,” Modern Painters, October.
Boucher, Brian, “Gareth James and David Joselit at Elizabeth Dee,” Art in America, November.
Lewitt, Sam, “Club You Can’t Get Into,” Texte Zur Kunst, September.
Cotter, Holland, “Break Even,” The New York Times, October 20.
Rattemeyer, Christian, “Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne”, Artforum, Summer.
Simpson, Bennett, Make You Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, Ehibition Catalogue, April.
Sperlinger, Mike, “In The Poem About Love You Don’t Write the Word Love,” Frieze, March
Johnson, Ken, Charting Degrees of Separation and Connection in the Art World: When Artists Say We, April 7.
Smith, Roberta, “Who Needs a White Cube These Days?” The New York Times, January 13.

Burton, Johanna, “Gareth James,” Vitamin D: New Perspectives in Drawing (London and New York: Phaidon Press).
David Rimanelli, “New York,” Artforum, December.
Elizabeth Schambelan, “Gareth James, Elizabeth Dee Gallery,” Artforum, December.
Charlie Finch, “The Groves of Academe,”, November 11.
Holland Cotter, “Gareth James: Elizabeth Dee,” The New York Times, September 30.
Nick Stillman, “Gareth James, ‘Blue Movie (one more time. . . this time with feeling)’: Elizabeth Dee Gallery,” Time Out New York, September 22–28.
“Gareth James,” Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York, New York: SculptureCenter.
Andrea Scott, “The New New Things,” Time Out New York, June 2–8.
Roberta Smith, “The Many Shades of Now, Explored in 3 Dimensions,” The New York Times, May 27.

Edward Leffingwell, “Gareth James,” Art in America, December.
John Kelsey, “Get Real Estate,” Artforum, September.
Suzanne Hudson, “Establishing Shot,” Artforum, September.
Johanna Burton, “Papierfluten,” Texte zur Kunst 55, September.
Christian Rattemeyer, Establishing Shot (New York: Artists Space).
Annett Busch, “Godard Nervt. Nervt Godard?,” Texte zur Kunst 53, March.
Debra Singer, “First Take,” Artforum, January.

Emily Pethick, “Critics Pick: Put Out More Flags,”, July.
Bennett Simpson, “Can You Work as Fast as You Like to Think?,” Texte zur Kunst 49, March.
Animations, Berlin: Kunst-Werke, Institute for Contemporary Art.

Tim Griffin, “Lars Von Trier,” Time Out New York, July 4–11.

Tim Griffin, “Closed for Business,” Time Out New York, January 30–February 6.

Bennett Simpson, “Specific Spectacles,” Arttext 71, November–January.
Tim Griffin, “Kool Aid,” Time Out New York, July 20–27.
Gregory Williams, “Greater New York,” Frieze 53, July–August.
Carol Kino, “The Emergent Factor,” Art in America, July.
Bennett Simpson, “Gareth James in Real Time”, Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, New York: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center.
Alan Moore, “Daniel Lefcourrt, Gareth James, Ricci Albenda, Mick O’Shea,” Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, New York: P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center.
Saul Anton, “The Production of Production,” Arttext 68, February–April.
Jason Simon, “I Said I Love. That Is the Promise.,” Frieze 50, January–February

Karen Emenhiser, “A Critical Intrigue,” Persuasion.
Sarah Schmerler, “The Production of Production,” Time Out New York, September 30–October 27.
Frances Richard, “Jean-Luc Godard,” Artforum, November.
Rhea Anastas, “The Pleasure of Difference,” Feed Magazine, September 28.
Caitlin Maisley and Elizabeth Cherry, “Hypervision,” Zing Magazine, Fall.
Nancy Princenthal, “Artists' Book Beat,” On Paper, May–June.
“Overflow,” FAT Magazine 4.
Roberta Smith, “Free Coke,” The New York Times, February 26.

Nina Korman, “Part Paper, Part Celluloid, All White,” Miami New Times, August 27–September 2.
Simon Sheikh, “Jamen,” Øjeblikket, Spring.
Dave Beech, “New Art on the Block,” Billy Liar 2.
Dave Beech, “New Art,” Hong Kong Standard, March 5.

“Dogs and Diplomacy,” Texte zur Kunst 54, June 2004.
“No Guru No Method No Master,” Texte zur Kunst 53, March 2004.
I Said I Love. That Is the Promise: The Tvideo Politics of Jean-Luc Godard (Copenhagen: Øjeblikket, and Berlin: b_books, 2003).
“Please Kill Me,” Texte zur Kunst 51, September 2003.
“New York Black Out,” Héléne (Paris), Autumn 2003.
“Shaggy Dogg,” Artforum, Summer 2003.
“Between Ikea and the Südstadt,” Untitled 29, Winter/Spring 2003.
“Departments of. . . ,” Corporate Mentality, John Kelsey and Aleksandra Mir, eds. (New York: Lukas & Sternberg, 2003).
“BANK + Simon Bedwell + Storm van Helsing,”, 2003.
Your Mental Health Survival, with Gardar Eide Einarsson (Oslo: Noe Kommer Til Å Skje, 2003).
“10-Buck Phonecard Zine,” Mutant (Denmark) 1, Mikkel Bolt and Jørgen Michaelsen, eds., 2002.
“Generally Discredited Words,” with Storm van Helsing, Texte zur Kunst 44, December 2001.
“Zeitgeist, Das Sein, De Land and Gesundheit,” Purple (Paris) 13, Fall 2002.
“One Day in Appalachia,” MADE in USA (New York) 3, Spring–Fall 2001.
“The Empty Place,” Purple (Paris) 8, Summer 2001.
“Godard’s Birds,” Purple (Paris) 6, Winter 2000–01.
“Torture,” with Roe Ethridge, Big Magazine (New York) 27, 2000.

Individual Artist Award, London Arts Board.

Award, London Borough of Havering Arts Bursary.

Gareth James Presents One Day In Appalachia, Sculpture Center, New York

Chair of the Visual Arts Division, School of the Arts, Columbia University, New York

Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York

Assistant Professor, Cooper Union School of Architecture, New York

Director, The McAllister Institute, New York

Studio Faculty, Whitney Museum of American Art Independent Study Program, New York

“IPO,” public talk, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Visiting Artist, Dartington College of Arts, Totnes, England

Honorary Researcher, Slade School of Fine Art, London

Part-Time Lecturer, South East Essex College of Art and Technology, Southend, England