Richard Kern

Richard Kern

Born 1954, Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, USA
Lives in New York City
 
 
Solo exhibitions
   
2017 USED (solo show) + LIKE (group show curated by Richard Kern), Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva 
   
2016 Polarized, Fortnight Institute, New York
   
2015 Viewing Room, Marlborough Chelsea, New York
  Medicated, Cabinet, London
   
2013 La Termica, Malaga, Spain
  Feature Inc., New-York
  Upheaval, Galerie Sebastian Betrand, Geneva
  Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw (Film Retrospective)
   
2012 Vivacom Art Hall, Sofia, Bulgaria
  Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
   
2011 Bjokholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
  Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow (Film retrospective)
  Anthology Film Archives, New York (Film retrospective)
   
2010 Kaune, Sudendorf, Cologne, Germany
  Shot by Kern, Kenny Schachter Rove, London, UK
  Studio Gallery, toronto, Canada
  Vice Gallery, Mexico City
   
2009 Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland
  Guidi & Schoen Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy
  Mesler & Hug, Los Angeles, USA
  Rental Gallery, New York, USA
   
2008 Feature Inc., New York, USA
  The Soft and the Hardcore, Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
   
2006 Guidi & Schoen Arte Contemporanea, Genoa, Italy
  Hotel, London, UK
  Roger Bjorkholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
   
2005 Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico
  Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
  Gallery Speak F O R, Tokyo, Japan
   
2004 Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
  Feature Inc., New York
  Gallery Speak F O R, Tokyo, Japan
   
2003 Galerie Davide Di Maggio, Milan, Italy
  Galerie Davide Di Maggio, Berlin, Germany
  Jousse Entreprise, Paris, France
   
2002 Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK
  Catalyst Arts, Belfast, Ireland
  Gallery Speak F O R, Tokyo, Japan
   
2001 Fundación Municipal de Cultura, Gijon, Spain
  Feature Inc., New York, USA
  The Deep, Tokyo, Japan
   
2000 Reali Arte Contemporanea, Brescia, Italy
  Galerie Roger Bjorkholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
   
1999 M du B, F, H & g, Montreal, Canada
  Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg, Germany
  Torch, Amsterdam, Netherlands
   
1998 Reali Arte Contemporanea, Brescia, Italy
  Center for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia
  Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France
   
1997 Feature Inc., New York
  Galerie Roger Bjorkholmen, Stockholm, Sweden
  The Deep, Tokyo, Japan
  Austerlitz @utrement, Paris, France
   
1996 Feature Inc., New York, USA
  Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France
   
1995 PURR Gallery, London, UK
  The Deep, Tokyo, Japan
   
1990 FourFiveFive, San Francisco, USA
   
1985 You Killed Me First, Ground Zero, New York, USA (collaboration with David Wojnarowitz)
 
 
Selected group exhibitions
   
2016 Summer Show, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
  NADA (art fair), Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, New-York
   
2014 Mystic Fire, curated by Darren Flook, Paradise Row, London, UK
  A Shit in the Face of History, Melkweg, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
   
2013 ArtGenève13 Art Fair, Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland
  Coconut Water, White Flag Projects, curated by Matthew Strauss, St Louis, Missouri
   
2012 Ideal Pole, Ramiken Crucible, NY, curated by Bjarne Melgaard
  A rebours, Venus Over Manhattan, NY, curated by Adam Lindemann
  You killed me first, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany, curated by Susanne Pfeffer
  Portraits : Cabinet de Curiosités, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva, Switzerland
   
2011 After Shelley Duvall 72, Maccarone, NY, curated by Bjarne Melgaard
  The Lead Awards, Deichtorhalle Hamburg, Germany
   
2010 Accessories to an Artwork, Glen Horowitz (NY) and Paul Stopler (London), curated by Peter Saville
  Salad Days, The Journal Gallery, NY, curated by Michael Nevin
  Sonic Youth : Sensational Fix, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany and other places, curated by Roland Groenenboom
   
2009 Who Shot Rock & Roll: A Photographic History, 1955 to the Present, Brooklyn Museum, NY, USA
  Shot by Kern, Kenny Schachter Rove, London, UK
 
2008
PM Dawn, Taxter & Spengemann, New York
 
Off, Off Bowery, Colette, Paris
 
Accessories to an Artwork, Paul Stolper, London
 
Sonic Youth, etc.: Sensational Fix, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
 
Political Corect, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva (brochure)
 
Explicit Fantastic, Keep Six Contemporary, Toronto
 
Sympathy for the Devil, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
 
 
2007
Sympathy for the Devil, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
 
 
2006
The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene 1974–84, Grey Art Gallery, New York; Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA; Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX
 
Vice, Silverstein Photography, New York
 
The Kate Show, Amsterdam Photography Museum, Amsterdam
 
Tiny Vices, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York; curated by Tim Barber
 
Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
 
 
2005
Bienal de Valencia, Solares Foundazione Culturale, Valencia
 
Trade, White Columns, New York
 
East Village USA, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
 
 
2004
XXX, Galerie Davide DiMaggio, Berlin
 
Indigestible Correctness, Participant, New York; curated by Rita Ackerman and Lizzi Bougatsos
 
Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco;
 
The Human Face, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam; curated by Rita Ackerman and Lizzi Bougatsos
 
 
2003
Lumpenedlyness, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC; curated by Hudson
 
Against All Evens, Goteborg International Biennial, Goteborg, Sweden; curated by Miki Von Hausswolfe
 
Femmes, Celine, Tokyo; curated by Olivier Zahm
 
Snapshots Now, Angell Gallery, Toronto; curated by Randy Gladman
 
Educational Books, Hotel, London; curated by Daren Flook
 
Phantom of Desire: Visions of Masochism in Art, Neue Galerie und Stadtmuseum, Graz, Austria
 
Martha Graham, ConTEMPorary, New York, curated by Kenny Schachter
 
Not Ordinary People, Galerie In Arco, Torino, Italy; curated by Sergio Bertaccini
 
 
2002
Strip & Tease, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels
 
 
2001
Selected Works, Eye Five Gallery, Los Angeles
 
Wet, Luise Ross Gallery, New York
 
Face Off, Aeroplastics Contemporary, Brussels
 
 
2000
Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris
 
Kim's Bedroom, Parco Gallery, Tokyo; MU, Eindhoven, the Netherlands; curated by Kim Gordon
 
Full Serve: Celebrating Ten Years of Shows, Rove, New York; curated by Kenny Schachter
 
Reali Artecontemporanea, Brescia, Italy
 
 
1999
B.m.W. (black met white), ANP, Antwerp, Belgium
 
Shake the Disease, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland;
 
Salome: Images of Women in Contemporary Art, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY;
 
 
1998
Disidentico, Palazzo Branciforte, Palermo, Italy; curated by Achille Bonito
 
Move 2, New Image Art, Los Angeles; curated by Rich Jacob
 
 
1997
Scared Stiff, Grey Art Gallery, New York; curated by Annie Stanley
 
Flying Buttress Please, Torch, Amsterdam; curated by Hudson
 
El Ojo Tambien Penetra, Organismo Autonomo de Cultura, Centro de Fotografia, Isla de Tenerife, Spain;
 
The Bite Generation, Lola Productions, Nantes, France; curated by Romain Slocombe
 
 
1996
One Hundred Photographs, American Fine Arts, New York
 
The Experimenters, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, New York; curated by Kenny Schachter
 
B-Side Gallery, New York; curated by Rick Prole
 
Picture This, CBGB Gallery, New York
 
Kunsthaus, Cologne, Germany; curated by Reiner Opoku
 
 
1995
High Anxiety, 66 Crosby Street, New York; curated by Kenny Schachter
 
Oy!, 121 Greene Street, New York; curated by Kenny Schachter
 
 
1994
Winter of Love, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY; curated by Olivier Zahm and Dike Blair
 
 
1995
High Anxiety, 66 Crosby Street, New York; curated by Kenny Schachter
 
Oy!, 121 Greene Street, New York; curated by Kenny Schachter
 
 
1994
Winter of Love, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY; curated by Olivier Zahm and Dike Blair
 
 
 
Monographs

 

 
2017 Polarized, Fortnight Institute & Victoria Press
   
2015 Bed Bath & Beyond, Innen, Geneva
   
2013
Contact High, Picturebox, New York
 
Shot by Kern, Taschen Books, Cologne
   
2011
10:41,The Oversea Books, New York
   
2008 Looker, Harry Abrams Books, New York
   
2007 Digital Kern, Charta, Milan
  Action , Taschen Books, Cologne
   
2004 Soft , Universe Publishing, New York
   
2002 Kern Noir, Charta, Milan
   
2001 XXModels, Fiction Inc. Books, Tokyo
   
2000 Model Release, Taschen Books, Cologne
   
1998 Richard Kern, Charta, Milan
   
1997 New York Girls, Taschen Books, Cologne
   
1996 XXGirls, Fiction, Inc. Books, Tokyo
   
1995 Richard Kern: New York Girls, Purr Books, London