Mike Kelley
Mike Kelley

selected public collections

Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit
Fonds National d’Art Contemporain
Fundación “la Caixa”, Madrid
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Louisiana Museum, Humleback, Germany
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
Stedelijke Museum, Eindhoven
The Art Institute of Chicago
Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven
Walker Art Center, Cincinnati
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

avards

2006               

Wolfgang Hahn Prize

2003               

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship

2000               

The California Institute of the Arts Distinguished Alumnus Award

1998               

The University of Michigan School of Art and Design Distinguished Alumnus Award

1997               

Skowhegan Medal in Mixed Media

1990               

National Endowment for the Arts Museum Program Exhibition Grant

1987               

Awards in the Visual Arts Grant

1986               

Artists Space Interarts Grant

1985               

National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grant
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant

Selected solo exhibitions

2017

Mike Kelley – Kandors 1999 – 2011, Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles, CA USA
Mike Kelley – Singles´ Mixer. Luhring Augustine Bushwick, New York City, NY USA

2016

Mike Kelley – Shaped Paintings. Skarstedt Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
Mike Kelley – Framed and Frame. Hauser & Wirth – London, London, UK
Mike Kelley: Kandors. Venus Over Manhattan, NYC, NY, USA

2015

Mike Kelley – Hauser & Wirth – New York, 18th Street, New York City, NY

2014

Mike Kelley – The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Mike Kelley: Reconstructed History. Skarstedt Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Mike Kelley. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2013

An Homage to Mike Kelley. MoMA PS1, New York, NY, USA
Mike Kelley. Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Mike Kelley: Eternity is a Long Time. HangarBicocca, Milan, Italy
Mobile Homestead. Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI, USA

2012

Mike Kelley: Themes and Variations from 35 Years, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

2011

Mike Kelley: Exploded Fortress of Solitude. Gagosian Gallery, London, UK
Mike Kelley: Kandors. Museen Haus Lange. Haus Esters, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
Mike Kelley: Kandor 10 / Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #34, Kandor 12 / Extracurricular Activity Projective Reconstruction #35,” Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California

2010

Mike Kelley: Arenas. Skarstedt Gallery, New York, New York, USA
Mike Kelley. Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

2009

Horizontal Tracking Shots. Gagosian Gallery, New York, New York, USA
Mike Kelley: Photographs / Sculptures. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Mike Kelley: Selections from Kandors. Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
Mike Kelley: A Selection of Photo Editions. Patrick Painter Editions, Santa Monica, California

2008

Mike Kelley. Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Mike Kelley: Educational Complex Onwards: 1995-2008. WIELS Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels, Belgium

2007

Kandor-Con 2000. Jablonka Galerie in cooperation with Harold Falckenberg at Halle 037, Ackerstrasse 76, Berlin, Germany
Kandors. Jablonka Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Mike Kelley: Memory Ware Flats. Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, New York
Mike Kelley: Hermaphrodite Drawings (2005-2006). Gagosian Gallery, London, England

2006

Mike Kelley: Profondeurs Vertes. musée du Louvre, Paris, France
Mike Kelley: Liquid Diet and Related Works. Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
Mike Kelley: 1975-1994 Works. Medium, St. Bathélemy, French West Indies

2005

Mike Kelley, Me • di • um, St. Barthélemy, French West Indies
Mike Kelley: Day is Done, Gagosian Gallery, New York (Chelsea)

2004

Mike Kelley. Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
Mike Kelley: The Uncanny. Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria

2003

Mike Kelley: Memory Ware, Wood Grain, Carpet. Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy
Sod and Sodie Sock (with Paul McCarthy). Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, Institut d’art contemporain, Lyon, France
The Poetics Project 1977-1997 (with Tony Oursler). The Curve, Barbican Centre, London, England

2002

Mike Kelley: Reversals, Recyclings, Completions, and Late Additions. Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Mike Kelley: The Poetry of Form: Part of an Ongoing Attempt to Develop an Auteur Theory of Naming. Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
Mike Kelley: Test Room. Galerie Art et Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Black Out. Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, California
Mike Kelley: Selected Works 1982-1990. Skarstedt Fine Art, New York

2001

Mike Kelley. Sperone Jr., Rome, Italy
Memory Ware. Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany

2000

The Poetics Project: 1977 – 1997 (Documenta Version, with Tony Oursler). Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Consolation Prize: Mike Kelley and John Miller. Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Destroy All Monsters: Postmodern Multimedia and Musical Mutations (Mike Kelley, Jim Shaw and Cary Loren). Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, Washington
Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy: Collaborative Works. Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Mike Kelley: Sublevel, Framed and Frame, Test Room. Migros Museum, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland
Unisex Love Nest. Galerie Daniel Bucholz, Cologne, Germany
Mike Kelley & Peter Fischli and David Weiss. Sammlung Goetz and Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
Mike Kelley. Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy
Categorical Imperative and Morgue. Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Memory Ware. Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
Mike Kelley: Paintings and Drawings from the Rowan Collection. Christie’s, New York, New York

1999

Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, California
Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Mike Kelley and Ed Ruscha, Photographs. Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, California
Mike Kelley: Two Projects. Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Mike Kelley: Framed and Framed, Test Room, Sublevel. MAGASIN: Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble. Grenoble, France
Unisex Love Nest. Steirischer Herbst 99, Palais Attems, Graz, Austria

1998

Mike Kelley and Paul McCarthy. Vienna Secession, Vienna, Austria
The Poetics Project: 1977-1997. (Barcelona version, with Tony Oursler), Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, New York
The Poetics Project: 1977-1997. (Documenta version, with Tony Oursler), Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Sublevel: Dim Recollection Illuminated by Multicolored Swamp Gas. Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Strange Früt: Detroit Culture (with Jim Shaw and Carey Loren). Centrum Beeldende Kunst/Villa Alkmaer, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. In conjunction with the exhibition – I rip you, You rip me: honey, we’re going down in history

1997

Plato’s Cave, Rothko’s Chapel, Lincoln’s Profile. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan
Mike Kelley. Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona; Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden; Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Barcelona Version, with Tony Oursler). Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica, California
The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Documenta version, with Tony Ourlser). The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (Documenta version, with Tony Oursler). Documenta 10, Kassel, Germany

1996

Land O’ Lakes. Wako Works of Art, Tokyo, Japan

1995

The Thirteen Seasons (Heavy on the Winter). Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Missing Time: Works on Paper 1974-1976 Reconsidered. Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany
Towards a Utopian Arts Complex. Metro Pictures, New York. New York
Mike Kelley: Recent Work. Susanne Hilberry Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan
Mike Kelley. Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
Paul McCarthy/Mike Kelley. Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
Flags and Video Heidi. Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich, Germany

1994

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
New Photographs. Metro Pictures, New York, New York

1993

Mike Kelley: Catholic Tastes. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California (1994); Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (1995)
Mike Kelley and Tony Oursler: White Trash Et Phobic (Installation-Video). Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

1992

Mike Kelley. Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland; Institute of Contemporary Art, London; CAPC, Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France
Alma Pater (Wolverine Den). Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany; Metro Pictures, New York, New York
The Riddle of the Sphinx and “Pansy Metal / Clovered Hoof. The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Mike Kelley and John Boskovich. Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1991

Mike Kelley: Half a Man. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.
Juana De Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain
Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Lumpenprole. Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna; Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

1990

Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France

1989

Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Why I Got Into Art—Vaseline Muses. Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna, Austria
Mike Kelley. Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Pansy Metal / Clovered Hoof. Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Pansy Metal / Clovered Hoof. Robin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

1988

Three Projects: Half a Man, From My Institution to Yours, Pay for Your Pleasure. The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Half a Man. Metro Pictures, New York, New York

1987

Vintage Works: 1979-1986. Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California. Two-artist exhibition with Chris Burden
Half a Man. Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1985

Plato’s Cave, Rothko’s Chapel, Lincoln’s Profile. Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Plato’s Cave, Rothko’s Chapel, Lincoln’s Profile. Metro Pictures, New York, New York

1984

The Sublime. Metro Pictures, New York, New York
The Sublime. Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1983

M’Monkey Island’ and ‘Confusion’. Los Angeles, California       
The Sublime. Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York

1982

‘Monkey Island’ and ‘Confusion’. Metro Pictures, New York, New York

1981

Meditation on a Can of Vernors. Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, California

1979

The Poltergeist: A Work Between David Askevold and Mike Kelley. Foundation for Art Resources, Los Angeles, California