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biography of Joseph KOSUTH (1945)

Personal data


Birth : 01/31/1945 - Toledo OH Ohio, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Representatives

Gabrielle Salomon – Art Conseil – 15 avenue du Recteur Poincaré – Paris, France
Galerie Anselm Dreher – Pfalzburger Strasse 80 – Berlin-Wilmersdorf, Germany
Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States


Education

1963 – 1964 : Cleveland Institute of Art – 11141 East Boulevard – Cleveland OH, United States
1965 – 1967 : SVA School of Visual Arts – 209 East 23rd Street – New York NY, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Photography :
Audiovisual-Multimedia :

Subject

writing

Movements and styles

Conceptual Art

Works

One Colour, Five Adjectives
Date of creation : 1966
Medium : Installation
Process : sound
 
One and Eignt--A Description
Date of creation : 1965
Medium : Light installation
 
One and three boxes
Date of creation : 1965
Medium : Installation
Process : assemblage-text-black & white photograph
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Musée Champollion – Figeac, France
07/18/2002 – 09/29/2002

1997

L’essence de la rhétorique est dans l’allégorie
Sean Kelly Gallery – New York NY, United States
04/19/1997 – 05/17/1997

Re-Defining the Context of Art: 1968-1997: The Second Investigation and Public Media
MIT List Visual Arts Center – Cambridge MA, United States
01/25/1997 – 03/29/1997

1973

Retrospective
Kunstmuseum – Luzern LU, Switzerland
1973

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie Almine Rech – 127 rue du Chevaleret – Paris, France

ArtBrussels – Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2007 – 04/23/2007
Represented by : Mulier Mulier Gallery – De Wielingen 14 – Knokke-le-Zoute, Belgium

2006

Paris Photo n°10
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2006 – 11/19/2006
Represented by : Galerie Florence Loewy – 46 avenue René Coty – Paris, France

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Galerie Almine Rech – 127 rue du Chevaleret – Paris, France

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Hans Mayer – Grabbeplatz 2 – Düsseldorf, Germany

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Dr Dorothea Van Der Koelen – Hinter der Kapelle 54 – Mainz, Germany

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n°15
Frankfurt, Germany
04/27/2003 – 05/01/2003
Represented by : salon Verlag & Edition Gerhard Theewen – Cologne, Germany

KUNSTKÖLN 2003 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
04/05/2003 – 04/09/2003
Represented by : Salon Verlag – Pauliplatz 14 – Cologne, Germany

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 14
Frankfurt, Germany
05/26/2002 – 05/30/2002
Represented by : Salon Verlag – Pauliplatz 14 – Cologne, Germany

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Beaubourg – Chateau Notre-Dame des Fleurs – Vence, France

Art Forum Berlin, n° 6
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/03/2001 – 10/07/2001
Represented by : Galerie Achim Kubinski – Leibnizstrasse 59 – Berlin, Germany

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 13
Frankfurt, Germany
04/28/2001 – 05/01/2001
Represented by : Salon Verlag – Pauliplatz 14 – Cologne, Germany

KUNSTKÖLN 2001 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
03/29/2001 – 04/01/2001
Represented by : Walter Bischoff Galerie – Schreiberstr. 22 – Stuttgart, Germany

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Sean Kelly Gallery – 528 West 29th Street – New York NY, United States

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Galerie Achim Kubinski – Leibnizstrasse 59 – Berlin, Germany

Art Frankfurt – Die europäische Messe für junge Kunst, n° 12
Frankfurt, Germany
03/24/2000 – 03/27/2000
Represented by : Galerie Vayhinger – Liggeringer Strasse 7 – Radolfzell, Germany

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Dr Dorothea Van Der Koelen – Hinter der Kapelle 54 – Mainz, Germany

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galería Juana de Aizpuru – C/ Barquillo 44, I° – Madrid, Spain

1991

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/07/1991 – 02/12/1991
Represented by : Galería Juana de Aizpuru – C/ Barquillo 44, I° – Madrid, Spain

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galería Juana de Aizpuru – C/ Barquillo 44, I° – Madrid, Spain


Group exhibitions

2008

The Artist’s Library
Centre d’Art Contemporain – Ile de Vassivière – Vassivière, France
02/24/2008 – 06/15/2008

2005

Translation
Paris, France
06/23/2005 – 09/18/2005

2004

The Furniture of Poul Kjaerholm and Selected Work
Sean Kelly Gallery – New York NY, United States
12/10/2004 – 01/22/2005

Hommages aux collectionneurs
Centre d’Art Contemporain – Château de Tanlay – Tanlay, France
06/05/2004 – 10/01/2004

2003

Fin des Histoires ?
Chambéry, France
11/07/2003 – 02/09/2004

The Daimler Chrysler Collection: 100 artists out of more than 60 years
Museum für Neue Kunst – Karlsruhe, Germany
05/24/2003 – 08/31/2003

Collection, nouvelle présentation
MAC Musée d’Art Contemporain – Lyon, France
04/25/2003 – 08/03/2003

2002

The Overexcited Body
Queens Museum of Art – New York NY, United States
07/2002 – 09/2002

L’Art Mol et Raide…
MAC Musée d’Art Contemporain – Lyon, France
10/18/2002 – 08/01/2003

Sans commune mesure
Musée d’Art Moderne Lille Métropole – Villeneuve d’Ascq, France
09/22/2002 – 01/19/2003

XI Biennale della Scultura “Città di Carrara”
Carrare MS, Italy
07/27/2002 – 08/27/2002

Photographier
Hôtel de Caumont – Avignon, France
06/01/2002 – 11/24/2002

Iconoclash: Beyond the Image Wars in Sciences, Religion and Art
ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe – Karlsruhe, Germany
05/04/2002 – 08/04/2002

Rapprochements – entre L’art et la mode
Espace Paul Ricard & Galerie Papillon-Fiat – Paris, France
03/12/2002 – 04/19/2002

2001

Sculpture Contemporaine
Les Subsistances – Lyon, France
11/23/2001 – 01/20/2002

The Overexcited Body
SESC Pompéia – São Paulo, Brazil
10/16/2001 – 12/02/2001

The Overexcited Body
Velodromo Vigorelli / Palazzo dell’Arengario – Milan MI, Italy
2001

Platea dell’ Umanità – 49° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
06/10/2001 – 11/04/2001

The Overexcited Body
ONUG Office des Nations Unies à Genève / UNOG United Nations Office at Geneva – Geneva GE, Switzerland
03/21/2001

1998

Szenenwechsel / Change of Scene XIV
MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst – Frankfurt, Germany
06/19/1998 – 01/03/1999

Forty Years of Exploration and Innovation: The Artists of the Castelli Gallery 1957- 1997 Part III
Leo Castelli / Soho – New York NY, United States
01/10/1998 – 01/31/1998

1997

Le bel Aujourd’hui, oeuvres de la Collection de Françoise et Jean Philippe Billarant
IAC Institut d’art contemporain – Villeurbanne, France
1997

A house is not a home. Everyday objects in contemporary sculpture
Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art – Malmo, Sweden
10/18/1997 – 12/14/1997

1996

Collection III
The Centre for Contemporray Art Ujazdowski Castle – Warsaw, Poland
05/02/1996 – 08/31/1997

1995

Ensayo General/Répétition Générale
MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo – Santiago de Chile, Chile
11/1995 – 12/1995

Ensayo General/Répétition Générale
Biblioteca Luis Ángel Arango – Bogotá, Colombia
07/11/1995 – 09/24/1995

1993

Aperto 93 – 45° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
1993

1992

No Rocks Allowed
Witte de With – Rotterdam, Netherlands
1992

Documenta IX
Museum Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
06/13/1992 – 09/20/1992

1987

La Collection du Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne
IAC Institut d’art contemporain – Villeurbanne, France
12/12/1987 – 02/21/1988

Collection Accrochage n°3
IAC Institut d’art contemporain – Villeurbanne, France
06/03/1987 – 08/31/1987

1985

L’Art et le Temps. Regards sur la quatrième dimension
IAC Institut d’art contemporain – Villeurbanne, France
12/07/1985 – 01/26/1986

1982

Documenta 7
Museum Fridericianum, Neue Galerie, Orangerie, Auepark – Kassel, Germany
06/19/1982 – 09/28/1982

1977

Documenta 6
Museum Fridericianum, Orangerie, Neue Galerie, Karlsaue – Kassel, Germany
06/26/1977 – 10/02/1977

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2000

Collection Lambert en Avignon – Beaux-Arts Collection
Paris, France
06/2000
ISBN : 2842783492


Periodicals

2001

EBONY David – Joseph Kosuth at Sean Kelly
in: Art in America p. 122
New York NY, United States
06/2001

Legals

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