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1945
Geboren in Hollywood, USA | born in Hollywood, USA
Lebt und arbeitet in Los Angeles, USA | lives and works in Los Angeles, USA

1973
M.F.A. University of California at Irvine


Einzelausstellungen | Solo Exhibitions

2015
Greene Naftali, New York
Art Institute of Chicago, Chigaco

2014
Cabinet Gallery at Fitzpatrick-Leland House, Los Angeles

2013
Portikus, Frankfurt
Galerie NEU and MD 72, Berlin

2012
Cabinet Gallery, London

2011
Greene Naftali, New York

2009
Worldebt, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
John Knight & Ghislain Mollet-Viévill, Provence, Basel

2008
Works in Situ, A Work in Situ, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München
EACC Espai d`Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castelló, Spain

2006
L'observatoire Maison Grégoire, Brussels

2004
American Fine Arts, Co., New York

2002
Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseille

2000
Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, New York
 
1999
Le Beau local d’Art Contemporain, Brussels

1998
American Fine Arts, Co., New York

1996
Encore... Bruxelles, Brussels

1994
Taylor Ranch Regional Library, commissioned by the City of Albuqurque’s Public Arts Program

1992
Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Santa Mónica
La Criee, Halle d’Art Contemporain, Rennes

1991
Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseille
Palais Des Beaux-Arts, Brussels

1990
Galerij Micheline Szwajcer, Amberes
Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla
Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris

1989
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Santa Mónica
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München
Fonds Regional D’Art Contemporain Rhone Alpes, Lyon
Le Nouveau Musee, Villeurbanne

1988
Galerij Micheline Szwajcer, Amberes
Parachute Art Magazine, Montreal
Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseille

1987
Gallery Shimada, Yamaguchi, Japan
Maison de la Culture et de la Communication, Saint-Etienne Hoshour Gallery, Albuquerque

1986
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

1984
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

1983
The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago

1982
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München

1977
Otis Art Institute Gallery, Los Angeles
Morgan Thomas Gallery, Los Angeles

1975
Anna Leonowens Gallery, Halifax

1974
Palomar College, California
Museum of Art, University of California, Irvine
California State University at Humboldt

1973
Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles
Gallery Project Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts
Gallery A-401, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles
1969
Fine Arts Gallery, Los Angeles State College


Gruppenausstellungen | Group Exhibitions

2012
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands
Whitney Biennial 2012, Whitney Musuem of American Art, New York
Positions on Conceptual Art, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München

2011
State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970, BAM/PFA & OCMA
Homo Economicus, Alexander Schröder, Berlin
Yes, we don’t, IAC, Villeurbanne

2010
In the Middle of Affairs, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart
Utopie und Monument II, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
The Avryali Score, David Zwirner Inc., New York
Modernologies: Contemporary Artists Researching Modernity and Modernism, MACBA I Museo d'art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona
How Many Billboards ? Art In Stead, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood
The Artist's Museum, Moca I Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Linguistic Turn, Cardwell Jimmerson Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2009
Kavalierstart, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Modernologies, Museum of Modern Art, Warschau

2008
L'art pour l'art, Galerie d'exposition du Théâtre de Privas, Privas
je préférerais ne pas …, Bernard Bazile, Pierre Huyghe, John Knight; Xavier Hufkens, Brüssel

2007
30/40: A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
For Sale. Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisboa
L’Emprise du Lieu. Pommery Champagnes, Reims
Commitment. The Garage, Mechelen/Cultureal Centre Stroombeek

2006
Roger Pailhas L’art d’une vie. Musee d’Art Comporain, Marseille
Happy End, But. Le Blac, Brussels
Und konzept Hat Noch Nie Pferd Bedeutet. Generali Foundation, Vienna
Los Angeles 1955-1985: Naissance d'une capitale artistique, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

2005
Delicious, Cultureel Centrum, Sint Truiden, Belgium

1999
Art & Cinema, So Far away So Close, Encore... Bruxelles, Brussels

1996
Art et Commande Publics, Encore...Bruxelles, Brussels
Spaced Out, Kunstverein München, Munich
100 Photographs, American Fine Arts Gallery, New York

1995
Artists/Architects, Le Nouveau Musee / Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne
1965-1975: Reconsidering the Object of Art, Temporary Contemporary, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Collections en mouvement, Musee d’Art Moderne de Villeneuve d’Ascq, Nouveau Musee/Institut d’art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, Domaine de Kerguehennec a Bignan, Centre de Creation Contemporaine Tours
Architectures of Display, Angelika film Center, Comme des Garcons, Duggal, Hot & Crusty and Portico Home, New York

1994
Propositions 1; Buren Curlet Knight Sekula, Galerie One Five, Brussels
Toujours moderne, Le Nouveau Musee, Villeurbanne


1992
De Champagne, Haags Centrum Voor Beeldende Kunst, Den Haag
American Fine Arts Co., New York 
AL(L) READY MADE, Het Kruithuis, ‘s-Hertogenbosch, Netherlands

1990
Art & Pub, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 

1988
Magicians de la Terre, Parc La Villette & Centre Georges Pompidou 
Kunstrai, Amsterdam 

1987
Intentie en Rationele Vorm, Fabriek van Dooren, Mol, Belgium
Non en Codice, Gallaria Pieroni & The American Academy, Rome 

1985
Signs, The New Museum, New York 

1983
Exposition en Travaux; A Pierre et Marie, Paris 

1982
Documenta 7, Kassel 
74th American Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago 

1975
Southland Video Anthology, Long Beach Museum of Art 

1974
Arte Contempora, Roma 

1973
Festival of Conceptual Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio
Concept Art, Downey Art Museum 
Distance Communication via Mail, Institute of Art and Design, Barcelona 
Gallery 167, University of California at Irvine 

1972
Attitudes 72/Southern California, Pasadena Museum of Modern Art 
Documenta 5, Kassel
 
1970
Art in the Mind, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio

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John Knight

Works In Situ, A Work In Situ, 2008
Vinyl film on wall
Edition of 1 +1 AP

John Knight

Il diritto all'ozio, 1987
13 pieces, mixed media

John Knight

Project for Documenta 7, 1982 
Paper on wood
60 x 90 cm
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