Tony Oursler

CV

Born in 1957, New York.
Lives in New York, New York

Education

1979

California Institute for the Arts, B.F.A.

Awards

2000

U.S. Art Critics Association
ICA New Media Award

Museum and Public Collections

CAPC Musée d'art Contemporain de Bordeaux
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Cartier Foundation, Paris
Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA
Depont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Eli Broad Family Foundaton, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Goetz Collection, Munich
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Hara Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., USA
JB Speed Museum, Louisville, KY, USA
Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE, USA
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Magasin 3, Stockholm
Milwaukee Art Museum, WI, USA
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX, USA
Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montreal
Musée d'Art Contemporain, Barcelona
Musée d'Art Contemporain, Lyon
Musée national d'art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Museum der Julturen, Basel, Switzerland
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
National Museum of Osaka, Japan
Orange County Museum of Art, CA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Saatchi Collection, London
Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, Munich
Tate Modern, London
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, MA, USA
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA, USA
ZMK/Center for Art & Media, Karlsruhe, Germany

Selected group exhibitions

2017

Red-Hot and Newly Acquired. Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC USA
Von Kopf bis Fuß. Musée Würth France, Erstein France
Take a Line for a Walk. Galerie Nichido – Taipei, Taipei Taiwan

2016

Only Lovers. Le Coeur, Paris, France
Mystifiers, NCCA, Moscow, Russia
ARCOmadrid 2016. ARCOmadrid, Madrid, Spain
Objects Do Things. Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland
Private Exposure. Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Punk – Its Traces In Contemporary Art. Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona – MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
Next Stop. Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
Invisible Adversaries : Marieluise Hessel Collection, Hessel Museum of Art & Center for Curatorial Studies Galleries at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY USA
My Body Is a Cage. MAC's Grand Hornu – Musée des Arts Contemporains, Hornu, Belgium
5ª Bienal Internacional de Grabado ICPNA 2016. Bienal Internacional de Grabado ICPNA, Lima, Peru

2015

Reproductibilitat 2.0. Col·lecció Macba – Es Baluard Museu d’Art Modern, Palma de Mallorca
Relational Changes – Christine König Galerie, Vienna
13th Biennale de Lyon – biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
Here to There – CIRCA gallery, Johannesburg
Testing Testing: Painting and Sculpture since 1960 from the Permanent Collection – University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
Transmission – Legacies of the Television Age – NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
Arstronomy. Incursiones En El Cosmos – La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Nearly Human – LAZNIA – Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk
Paule Anglim – Retrospective – Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
America Is Hard to See – Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Wirkliches Leben? Ein Panorama der Sammlungen – Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
Highlights from The Francien C. Ruwitch and the Ruwitch Family Collections – Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables (Miami), FL
Gesichter – ein motiv zwischen Figur, Porträt und Maske – Neues Museum – Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremberg
H250 – Zaha Hadid Opera House, Guangzhou, Guangdong
Music Video – The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
Future Seasons Past – Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY
Fobofilia – Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin

2014

Disturbing Innocence – FLAG Art Foundation, New York City, NY
Art In Pop – MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
Passions secretes – Tri Postal, Lille
From the beginning: Afterwards – 313 Art Projects, Seoul
Jardins de Bagatelle II – Galerie Tanit, Munich
The Avant-Garde Collection – Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
Four Drawings of a Farmer – Bureau, New York City, NY
Papier – Galerie Steinek, Vienna
Summer Group Show, 2014 – Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki
Le Mur, La collection Antoine de Galbert – La Maison Rouge, Paris
All that falls – Palais de Tokyo, Paris
… And Color – Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Existenzielle Bildwelten – Sammlung Reinking – Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
Esprit d'une collection – Musée des Beaux-Arts de Libourne, Libourne
Puppet Show – Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool, Lancashire
Full House – 15 Years of Inventory and Exhibitions at Aeroplastics Contemporary – AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels
Somos, sois, eres, soy: 4 lecturas de lo humano en la Colección Würth España – Würth Museo La Rioja, Agoncillo
Aspects of the Self: Portraits of Our Times – Center for the Arts at Virginia Tech, Blacksburg
High Performance. Die Julia Stoschek Collection Zu Gast Im Zkm. Zeitbasierte Medienkunst Seit 1996 – ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Schermi delle mie brame – La Triennale di Milano. Design Museum, Milan
1 + 1 = 1 : When Collections Collide – The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts – Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal, QC
Sculptural Forms: A Century of Experiment – Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way – Office 510, Kiev

2013

Disembodied , Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA
Mike Kelley , Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

2012

The Royal Family. Hayward Gallery Project Space, London, United Kingdom
Glasstress New York: New Art from the Venice Biennales. The Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY, USA

2011

Nothing in the World but Youth. Turner Contemporary Gallery, Margate, UK
Night Scented Stock. Marianne Boesky, New York, NY, USA
Glasstress. 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
The Way We Are Now: Selections from the 21st Century Collection. Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH, USA
Unreal. Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2010

Off the Wall Part 1: Thirty Performative Actions. the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
Spazio: The Scene and the Imaginary. MAXXI-Museo Nazionale delle Arti del XXI Secolo, Rome, Italy
Ordinary Madness. Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Five in Istanbul: A Selection of Artists from Lehmann Maupin Gallery,Borusan Muzik Evi. Istanbul, Turkey
The Rhythm of Istanbul. AKBank Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey
Il Trucco e le Maschere. Byblos Gallery, Verona, Italy
Centro Cultural Oi Futuro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
C'est la Vie! Vanités – De Pompéï à Damien Hirst, Musée Maillol, Paris, France (cat.)

2008

Looking at Music. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
Listen Darling…The World is Yours. The Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal (2008-2009)
California Video. J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA (cat.)
The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image. Part 1: Dreams. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA (cat.)
Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix. LiFE International Space for Emerging Arts, Saint -Nazaire, France; Museion Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany; Malmö Konsthall, Sweden; Centro Huarte de Arte Contemporáneo, Navarra, Spain (2008-2010) (cat.)
Slightly Unbalanced. Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; Museum London, Ontario; Huntington Museum of Art, WV; Rodman Hall Arts Center, Ontario; Paul and Lulu Hillliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA; Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, Richmond, VA, USA (2008-2010)

2007

Theater without Theater. Museum of Contemporary Art, Barcelona; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, USA (cat.) (2007-2009)
Contemporary, Cool and Collected. Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC, USA (cat.)
Mask. James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY, USA (2007-2008)
Playback. Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris, France
Don’t Look. Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, MA, USA (cat.)
Chelsea to Caochangdi. Chambers Fine Art, Beijing, China
To Be Continued… Magasin 3, Stockholm
Her (his)tory. Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens (cat.)
Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years, Barbican Art Gallery, London (cat.)
Inaugural Exhibition: Wrestle. Hessel Museum of Art, Bard, New York, NY, USA (cat.)
Metro Pictures, New York, NY, USA
Rockín Roll Vol. I. Norrköpings Museum of Art, Sweden
Passion for Art. Essl Museum of Contemporary Art, Klosterneuburg, Austria (cat.)
Slightly Unbalanced. Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago; Museum London, Ontario; Huntington Museum of Art, WV; Rodman Hall Arts Center, Ontario; Paul and Lulu Hillliard University Art Museum, Lafayette, LA; Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, Richmond, VA, USA (2008-2010) (cat.)
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA

2006

Open House. The Ellipse Foundation: Contemporary Art Collection, Portugal (cat.)
Super Vision. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, USA (cat.)
New York: Fifty Years of Art. Architecture, Cinema, Performance, Photography and Video, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco (cat.)
Don’t Trust Anyone Over Thirty. Whitney Biennial, New York, NY, USA

2005

14th Rome Quadriennale. Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna di Roma, Italy (cat.)
Guardami: Video Perception. Palazzo Delle Papesse Centro Arte Contemporanea, Siena
Lois & Richard Rosenthal Center for Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA

2004

The Print Show. Exit Art, New York, NY
A fripon Fripon et Demi. Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon, France
Bodily Space. Albright – Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Freud – The Creative Analysis of Analysis. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Lonely Planet. Contemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito, Japan
Loachim Plum Collection. Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
Making Visible. Gallery Faurschou, Copenhagen, Germany
North Folk / South Folk. Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
Bodily Space: New Obsessions in Figurative Sculpture. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Disparitiees & Deformations – Our Grotesque. 5th International Site Santa Fe Biennial, Site Santa Fe, NM (cat.)
Landscape and Memory. Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Grand Canaria, Spain Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Visions of America. Contemporary Art from the Essl and Sonnabend Collection, Kunst der Gegenwart, Vienna (cat.)
Galeria Soledad Lorenzo. Madrid, Spain
100 Artists See God. The Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

2003

Mystic. MassArt, Boston, MA
videoMIX. Arario Gallery, Cheonan-city, Chung nam, Korea (cat.)
Drawings. Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Yanomami: Spirit of the Forest. Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris, France
Video +. Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (collaboration with Mike Kelley). Barbican Center, London, UK
Skin: Contemporary Views of the Human Body. Jacksonville Museum of Modern Art, Jacksonville, FL (cat.)
Mystic. Massachusetts College of Art, Sandra and David Bakalar Gallery, Boston, MA
De Jong, Oursler, Zansky Installations. Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
La Vista Y La Visión. Institute Valencia d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain (cat.)
Fast Forward. Media Art Sammlung Goetz, KZM, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)
Art, Lies, and Videotape: Exposing Performance. Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England (cat.)
Lux. Andrew Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand; Mark Hutchins Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2002

Off the Grid. Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Hommage an Rudolf Schwarzkogler. Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
On Perspective. Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark
The First Decade – Video From the EAI Archives. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
The Uncanny. Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada (cat.)
Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Vue De Près / Close Up. Cuchifritos, New York, NY
Portrait as Performance. Hand Workshop Art Center, Richmond, VA
New York Renaissance – Masterworks From the Whitney Museum of American Art. Palazzo Reale, Milan, Italy (cat.)
Slow Motion. Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany (cd-rom)
Hautnah – The Goetz Collection. Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany (cat.)
Garten Landschaft Ost Westfalen Lippe. Gräflicher Kurpark Driburg, Driburg, Germany
Los Exceosos de la Mente. Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain (cat.)
Ce Qui Arrive. Fondation Cartier Pour L’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Cardinales. Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain (cat.)
Video Acts. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY. (cat.); Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
Body Electric: Video Art and the Human Body. Cheekwood, Nashville, TN
Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (cat.)

2001

A Contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities – Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection. Oliver Art Center, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA (cat.)
Wechselstrom – Alternating Current. Sammlung Hauser und Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland (cat.)
Black Box. Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland (cat.)
Televisions. Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
I Need You to Be There. Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, NY
Heart of Glass. Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY.; The Crafts Council, London, UK (2002)
Collaborations with Parkett: 1984 to Now. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (cat.)
Tony Oursler, Jim Shaw, John Miller, Mike Kelley. Galerie Biedermann, Munich
Without Hesitation (Ohne Zögern). The Olbricht Collection Part 2, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen, Germany (cat.)
Das Innere Befinden. Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (cat.)
I’m Not Here: Constructing Identity at the Turn of the Century. Susquehanna Art Musuem, Harrisburg, PA
Recent Acquistions. Rockford Art Museum, Rockford, IL
Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990’s. Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; Colorado Sprigs Fine Art Center, Colorado Springs, CA. (2002); Hood Museum, Dartmouth University, Hanover, NH (2004); Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, OH (2004) (cat.)
Outside of the Box. Contemporary Art Museum, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL
Off the Grid. Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY

2000

Spectacular Bodies. Hayward Gallery, London, UK. (cat.)
Ich ist etwas Anderes (I is Another). Kunstsammlung, Dusseldorf
Moving Pictures. Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Appearance. Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologne, Italy
Bizzaro World. Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Rollins College, FL (cat.)
Blurring Boundaries: Installation Art 1969 – 1996. San Jose Museum of Art, CA
Presumed Innocent. Musée d’art contemporaine de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
Head Over Heels into the Millenium. Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, Quebec
Limited and Unlimited Editions. Artists Space (benefit exhibition) New York, NY
Exorcism / Aesthetic Terrorism. City Collectin Rotterdam, Holland
Présumés innocents – L'art contemporain et l'enfance. capcMusée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, France (cat.)
Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Lisson Gallery in Covent Garden. Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Illumiantions. Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC (cat.)
Contemporary Art and Technology Biennial. Media City Seoul, Seoul, Korea
American Art Today: Fantasies & Curiosities. Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL (cat.)
00. Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
WildLife. Reynolds Gallery, Richmond, VA
Wanås 2000. The Wanås Foundation, Knislinge, Sweden
Officine Senza Nome. Polilab 2000, Terracino, Italy (cat.)
Long days, longer nights. Galapagos Art & Performance Space, Brooklyn, NY
Hitchcock and Art: Fatal Coincidences. The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Quebec (cat.); Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2001) (cat.)
Collecting Ideas: Works from the Polly and Mark Addison Collection. Denver Art Museum, CO

1999

Double Lives. Institut de Cultura de Barcelona
Video Cult / ures. Center for Art and Media, MfCA, Karlsruhe, Germany
American Century. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat.)
Skin. Deste Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Athens
Triennale Exhibition: Sentiment of the Year 2000. Triennale di Milano
Millennium My Eye! Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal
6th International Istanbul Biennial. Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts (cat.)
Drawn by… Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Rewind to the Furture. Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
Salome: Images of Women in Contemporary Art. Castle Gallery, New Rochelle, NY
Collectors Collect Contemporary: 1990-1999. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
Heaven. Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf
Der Anagrammatische Körper. Jahresmuseum, Mürzzuschlag, Austria; ZKM
Medientheater. Karlsruhe (broch.)
I'm Not Here. Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
Life Cycles. Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig

1998

Video: Tony Oursler, Bruce Naumen, Sam Taylor-Wood. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Sao Paulo Biennale XXIV. Sao Paulo, Brazil
Gian Enzo Sperone. Milan, Italy
Presumed Innocence. Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
The Secret Life of Clothes. The Nishinippon, Fukuoka, Japan (cat.)
Mysterious Voyages. Contemporary Museum, Maryland, MD
Exterminating Angel. Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
Spectacular Optical. Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY
Pop Surrealism. Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Avatar. De Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, the Netherlands (cat.)
Bathroom. Thomas Healy Gallery, New York, NY
mächtig gewaltig: Internationale Videokunst. ACC Galerie Weimar, Burgplatz, Germany
Connections and Contradictions: Modern and Contemporary Art from Atlanta Collections. Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA. (cat.)
From Figure to Floor: Sculpture in the Twentieth Century. Milwaukee Art Museum (cat.)
Emotion. Deichtorhallen, Hambourg, Germany (cat.)
I Love New York. Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Bowie. Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, New York, NY
Escences de L'Imaginari: Festival internacional de Teatre visuali de Titelles de Barcelona
XXV aniversari. Institut del Teatre, Barcelona, Spain (cat.)

1997

The Whitney Biennial. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (cat.)
Skulptur Projekte. Munster (cat.)
The Body. The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
Documenta X. Kassel (collaboration with Mike Kelley) (cat.)
The Poetics Project: 1977-1997 (collaboration with Mike Kelley). Watarium, the Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (cat.)
Anatomy of Space / Time. Kobe Fashion Museum, Kobe, Japan Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
The Digital Video Wall. Rockefeller Center, New York, NY
Scream & Scream Again. The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
The Performing Garage. New York (performance with Constance DeJong, Stephen Vitiello)
Gothic. The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
M.A. Thesis Exhibitio., Center For Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY
:Engel: Engel, Kunsthalle Wien, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague (cat.)
Identité. Institut d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Being and Time: The Emergence of Video Projection. Contemporary Arts Museum, TX
Site Santa Fe (cat.)
Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Installations / Projects. P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
World Wide Video Festival. Stedilijk Museum, Amsterdam
Patrick Painter, Santa Monica, CA. (in collaboration with Mike Kelley)
Zones of Disturbance, steirischer herbst 97. Graz, Austria (cat.)
Der Menschliche Faktor – Das Individuum im Spiegel zeitgenossischen Kunst. Hypobank International S.A., Luxembourg
The Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA

1996

Altered and Irrational. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Sex & Crime: On Human Relationships. Sprengel Musem, Hannover (cat.)
Young Americans: New American Art in the Saatchi Collection,. Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Phantasmagoria. Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (cat.)
10th Biennale of Sydney. Australia (cat.)
New Persona / New Universe. Biennale di Firenze, Florence
Sampler 2. David Zwirner, New York, NY
Empty Dress. The Rubelle & Norman Schafler Gallery, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Kingdom of Flora. Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Human Technology. Revolution, Ferndale, MI
Metro Pictures. New York, NY
Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Tomorrow. Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyack, NY
The Cincinnati Art Museum, OH
New York «Unplugged II». Gallery Cotthem, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
Radical Images, 2nd Austrian Triennial on Photography 1996. Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz and Camera Austria in the Kunsthalle Szombathely (cat.)
Scream & Scream Again. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Matthew Barney, Tony Oursler, Jeff Wall. Sammlung Goetz, Munich
Being & Time: The Emergence of Video Projection. The Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Pennsylvania, PA (performance with Constance De Jong)
The Red Gate. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY; Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium (cat.)
The Scream. The Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki, Finland; Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishoj, Denmark (cat.)
Face Value: American Portraits. Traveling venues from The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY (cat.); Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio; Tampa Art Museum, FL
Intermission. Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY
ID. Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (cat.)

1995

ARS 95 Helsinki. Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki (cat.)
Zeichen & Wunder. Kunsthaus Zurich; Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (cat.)
Fantastic Prayers (collaboration with Constance DeJong and Stephen Vitiello). Worldwide
website project and performance, Dia Center for the Arts, New York, NY
Video Spaces: Eight Installations. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (cat.)

1995

Carnegie International. The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (cat.)
Biennale d'Art Contemporain de Lyon. Maison de Lyon, France
Passions Privee. Museé d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
The Message is the Medium: Issues of Representation in Modern Technologies. Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, NY
Entre'Acte 1. Stedlijk Van Abbemuseum, Netherlands
Festishism. Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, UK
Le Printemps de Cahors. la Compagnie des Arts, France
Inside Out: Psychological Self – Portraiture. The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT
Trust. Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
Man & Machine: Technology Art. Dong-Ah Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Configura 2 – Dialog Der Kulturen – Erfurt 1995. Erfurt, Federal Republic of Germany
Immagini in Prospettira, Zerynthia, Rome
L'Effet Cinéma. Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal (cat.)
Playtime: Artists and Toys. essays by Eugenie Tsai, Angela Kramer Murphy, Jennifer L. Gauthier. Cynthia Roznoy, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT

1994

Tony Oursler and John Kessler. Salzburg Kunstverein, Austria (cat.)
The Laugh of #12. Fort Asperen, Amsterdam Galleria Galliani, Genoa, Italy
The Figure. The Lobby Gallery, Deutsche Bank, New York, NY
Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM (Two-person show with Jim Shaw)
Home Video Redefined: Media, Sculpture and Domesticity. Center of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Light. ARTprop, New York, NY
Medienbiennale 94. Minima Media, Leipzig, Germany
Beeld. Museum van Hedendaagsekunst, Utrecht, Holland
Oh Boy, It's a Girl: Feminismen in der Kunst. Kunstverein Munich

1993

3rd International Biennale in Nagoya – Artec '93. Nagoya City Art Museum
Love Again. Kunstraum Elbschloss
Private. Gallery F-15, Oslo, Norway

1992

Documenta 9. Kassel, Germany
Station Project (with James Casebere). Kortrijk Railway Station

1991

The New York Times Festival. Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Utrecht, Holland
Triune. Bluecoat Gallery, Video Positive Festival, Liverpool

1990

Tendance Multiples. Video des Annees 80, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
The Technological Muse. Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, NY
Video / Objects / Installations / Photography. Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, MA
Video Transforms Television: Communicating Unease. New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

1989

The Whitney Biennial. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat.)
Video Sculpture 1963-1989. Kolnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
XII Salso Film & TV Festival. Salsomaggiore
Relatives (video performance with Constance DeJong). The Kitchen, New York, NY; Rockland Center for the Arts, West Nyak; Seattle Arts Museum, Washington; Mikery Theatre, Amsterdam; ECG-TV Studios, Frankfurt
Drawings, Objects. Videotapes, Delta Gallery, Dusseldorf Museum
Masterpieces, Stadtgarten, Cologne
Nepotism, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
Video and Language. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Sanity is Madness. The Artists Foundation Gallery, Boston, MA
World Wide Video Festival. Den Haag, The Netherlands

1988

The BiNational: American Art of the Late 80s. German Art of the Late 80s, Institute of
Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.; Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf; Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen; Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart (cat.)
Film Video Arts, 17 Years. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
World Wide Video Festival. Den Haag
Twilight. Festival Belluard 88 Bolwerk, Fribourg
2nd Videonale. Bonn
New York Dagen. Kunstichting, Rotterdam
Videografia. Barcelona
Varitish. Korea
New York Musikk. Oslo
Festival International du Nouveau Cinema et de la Video. Montreal
Replacement. LACE, Los Angeles
Interfermental 7. Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY
Serious Fun Festival. Installation for Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, New York, NY

1987

L'époque, la mode, la morale, la passion. Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Documenta 8, Kassel, Germany
Aspects of Media: Video. Department of Video / Art Advisory Service of the Museum of Modern Art for Johnson & Johnson
Japan 1987 Television and Video Festival. Spiral, Tokyo
Schema. Baskerville + Watson Gallery, New York, NY

1984

The Luminous Image. Stedjelijk Museum, Amsterdam (cat.)

1983

X Catholic (performance with Mike Kelley). Beyond Baroque, Los Angeles, CA

Selected solo exhibitions

2017

Tony Oursler – Sound Digressions: Spectrum. Galerie Mitterrand, Paris, France
Unidentified. Redling Fine Art + Christopher Kreiling Studio, Los Angeles, CA USA

2016

Tony Oursler – PriV%te. Lehmann Maupin. Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Tony Oursler – »pU#\*c«. Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Tony Oursler: Imponderable. Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY, USA
Tony Oursler – A*gR_3. Galeria Moises Perez de Albeniz, Madrid, Spain
Tony Oursler. Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

2015

Tony Oursler – PriV%te – Lehmann Maupin – Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
template/variant/friend/stranger, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Luma Arles, Arles, France
Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens

2014

X ERGO Y, The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
I/O underflow, Oude Kerk, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Tony Oursler: Obscura, Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Passe-Partout, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO, USA
National Gallery of Korea, Seoul, Korea

2012

ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Denmark
313 Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Contemporary by Angela Li, Hong Kong
ArtSonje Center, Seoul, South Korea

2011

PAC – Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
JMG Galerie, Paris, France

2010

Oi Futuro. Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Adobe Museum of Digital Media, Online
Peak. Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Vertical Loop Task. Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
The Uncanny Valley. Adobe Museum of Digital Media
On Off. Jensen Gallery, New Zealand
Number 7. Plus or Minus 2, Gallery Faurschou, Beijing, China

2009

50 Shilling. Galerie Steinek, Vienna, Austria
Void or Everything Ever Wanted. Luminato Festival, Toronto, Canada
Vampiric Battle. Mattress Factory, Pittsburgh, PA
Lock 2,4,6. Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria
Five Take Radius. Clocktower, New York, NY
Gaze Heuristic (With Drool). Galleria IN ARCO, Turin, Italy
Haze or Transparency with Friends and Colors. AGO, Toronto, Canada
Cellphones Diagrams Cigarettes Searches and Scratch Cards. Metro Pictures, New York
Splatter Project #1. Frank Sinatra High School, New York (Permanent Public Project)
Baronian – Francey, Brussels, Belgium
Paule Anglim Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2008

NixAlienClimaxCloudAxe. House of Photography, Moscow, Russia
St. Roch. KK Projects, New Orleans, LA
Project for Physic Garden. London, United Kingdom
AWGTHTGTWTA. New York, NY
Horizon Scander Jeu (In collaboration with Tony Conrad and Constance DeJong). Gare du
Nord, Paris, France
Jensen Gallery. Auckland, New Zealand
Project for Land and Beach, Gibbs Farm, New Zealand
Mirada Pensante Canary Islands Tour. El Tanque Santa Cruz de Tenerife; La Regenta, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria; Centro Juan Ismael, Fuerteventura; Instituto de America, Trunk Mask Bomb Frame Hatchet Crutch Queen, Galería Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain
High. Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2007

Ooze. Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Phobos. Bernier / Eliades, Athens, Greece
Dum-Dum. Metalbreath, Wadcutter, Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki (2007-2008) (cat.)
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Million Colors, Phoenix (Permanent public project)

2006

Spaced. Margo Levin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Simon Studer Art, Geneva, Switzerland
Sound Digressions in Seven Colors Nyehaus. New York, NY
Disposifs. Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark
Galeria IN ARCO, Turin, Inatly
Thought Forms. Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Perfect Partner. Collaboration with Phil Morrison and Kim Gordon, Montclair, New Jersey

2005

Blue Invasion. Sydney, Australia
Tony Oursler: Dispositifs. Jeu De Paume, Paris, France – DA2 at the Domus Atrium, Salamanca, Spain – Tennis Palace at the Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
Studio: Seven Months of My Aesthetic Education (Plus Some). «Climaxed», Metropolitan
Museum of Art, New York, NY

2004

Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Unk. Aarhus Kunsthaus, Aahus, Germany
Studio. Musee D’Orsay, Paris, France
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sexta de Cifra. Barcelona Civic Plaza, Barcelona, Spain (Permanent Public Project)
Blob. Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid, Spain
Braincast. Seattle Public Library, Seattle
PHOBOS. Bernier Eliades, Athens

2003

Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Jean Bernier Gallery, Athens, Greece
Jensen Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2002

Parallel Lines. Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento, Italy
Galleria IN ARCO. Torino, Itlay
Museo Arte Contemporanea di Roma, Italy
The Influence Macgine (Swedish version). Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Sweden
Tony Oursler Drawings. Lehmann Maupin, New York, NY
Galerie H.S. Steinek, Vienna, Austria
Station. Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Tony Oursler — Luftmetall. Galerie Hans Meyer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Tony Oursler: Drawings. CD-ROM, Installation, Videotapes, Pei Ling Chan Gallery and
Garden for the Arts. Savannah College of Art and Design, GA
Shock – Rock. Gräflicher Kurpark Driburg, Garten Landschaft
OstWestfalenLippe, Germany

2001

Antennae Pods transmissions. Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Institute Valencià D’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain (cat.)
Newcomb Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Flucht. Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, San Sebastian, Spain
Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
Galerie Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain

2000

Sulfer. Glass, Silicon,1000 Eventi, Milan (Feb 24 – Apr 7)
The Empty Cabinet. Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle; University Art
Gallery, University of California, San Diego, CA
Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Bernier / Eliades, Athens
Gallery 1000eventi, Milan, Italy
Galerie H.S. Steinek, Vienna
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tony Oursler: The Darkest Color Infinitely Amplified, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY. (broch.)
The Influence Machine, New York
EVOL. Sammlung Goetz, Munich

1999

Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Isreal
Introjection: Tony Oursler mid-career survey, 1976 – 1999, MASS MoCA, N. Adams, MA.; Williams College, Williamstown, MA.; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; Des Moines Art Center, IA (cat.)
Galerie Biedermann, München
Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

1998

Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Directions – Tony Oursler: Video Dolls with Tracey Liepold. Hirshhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C. (broch)
Videotapes, Dummies, Drawings, Photographs, Viruses, Heads, Eyes, & CD-ROM. Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid
Galleria 1000 Eventi, Milan, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany, Malmö Konsthall, Sweden (cat)
Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid (cat.)
The Poetics Project: 1977-1997. In collaboration with Mike Kelley

1997

Judy. Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Capc Musée, Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux; Salade Exposiciones Rekalde, Bilboa, (cat.)
Paul Anglim, San Francisco, CA
Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo
Der menschliche Fator — Das individuum im Spiegel der zeitgenosslschen Kunst. Hypo Bank, Luxembourg, Kunsthandel Achenbach, Dusseldorf
The Video Room. White Columns, New York, NY
Videoskulpturen. Galerie Franck & Schulte, Berlin, Germany

1996

Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Jean Bernier Gallery, Athens
Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA. (broch.)
My Drawings 1976-1996. Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany (cat.)

1995

System for Dramatic Feedback, Portikus Frankfurt; Les Musées de la Ville de Strasbourg; Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva; Stedlijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; (cat.)
Tony Oursler: Video Installations, Objects, Watercolors. Musée des Arts Modernes et Contemporains, Strasbourg, France
Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
Wiener Secession, Vienna
Tony Oursler – Ouvres Récentes. Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid

1994

Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Jean Bernier Gallery, Athens
Linda Chathcar Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Dummies, Flowers, Alters, Clouds, and Organs. Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Tony Oursler — Recent Video Works. The contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI

1993

White Trash and Phobic. Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva; Kunstwerke, Berlin (cat.)
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
The Living Room, San Francisco, CA
Dummies, Dolls, and Posion Candy. IKON Gallery, Birmingham; Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool

1992

F / X Plotter. 2 Way, Kijkhuis, The Hague, The Netherlands
The Space, Boston, MA
The Knitting Factory, New York, NY

1991

Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY
Dummies, Hex Signs, Watercolours. The Living Room, San Francisco, CA
The Pacific Film Archives, San Francisco, CA
The Cinématèque, San Francisco, CA

1990

Hallwalls. Buffalo, NY
Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY
The Kitchen, New York, NY

1989

Folkwang Museum, Essen (cat.)
Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel
Collective for Living Cinema, New York, NY
Bobo Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1988

Le Lieu, Quebec City
Constellation: Intermission, Diane Brown Gallery, New York, NY
Western Front, Vancouver

1987

The Kitchen, New York, NY

1986

Spheres of Influence. Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (cat.)
New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Boston Film / Video Foundation, Boston

1985

The American Center, Paris
Kijkhuis, Den Haag, The Netherlands
Kunst Delft, Delft, The Netherlands
ELAC. Espace Lyonnais d’Art Contemporain, Lyon
Schule fur Gestaltung, Basel

1984

Anthology Film Archives. New York, NY
L-7, L-5, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Mo David Gallery, New York, NY
The Kitchen, New York, NY

1983

La Mamelle, San Francisco, CA
My Sets. Media Study, Buffalo, NY
Son of Oil. A Space, Toronto, Canada

1982

The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Boston Film / Video Foundation, Boston, MA
A Scene, P.S.1, New York, NY
The Kitchen, New York, NY
Soho TV M / T Channel 10, New York, NY

1981

University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Video Viewpoints. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Selected bibliography

2011

Balcazo Dan. 'Laurie Anderson, Eric Bogosian, Bill T Jones, et al. Featured in The Kitchen's View From a Volcano Exhibition' Theater Mania. 22 June 2011

2010

'Frolics with the Windsors in the Royal Family,' Thisislondon.co.uk, 14 March
'AO On Site (with video) – New York: Tony Oursler ‘Peak’ at Lehmann Maupin Through
December 5, 2010,' ArtObserved, 6, November
Wilson, Michael. 'Tony Oursler, ‘Peak’: Oursler offers a miniaturized mediation on our techno
insanity,' Time Out New York, 1 November
'Goings on About Town: Tony Oursler.' The New Yorker. November 2010
Landi, Ann. 'When Your Art Has a Hard Drive, ARTnews, November 2010
'NetJets Supports Art Basel Miami Beach, the World’s Premier,' Bloomberg, 18, November
Esplund, Lance. 'Tony Oursler: Peak,' Wall Street Journal, 30 October
Hering, Deirdre. “Deep in Tony Oursler’s Uncanny Vallery”, The L Magazine, 27 October.
Donoghue, Katy. 'AMDM Preview,' Whitewallmag.com, 14 October
'Peak': An Exhibition of New Works by New York’s Tony Oursler at Lehmann Maupin,'
Artdaily.org, 12 October
'Tony Oursler's New Works Tackle the 'Uncanny' in Sculpture and at Adobe Museum,' Switched. October 8, 2010
Popper, Ben. 'Tony Oursler and Tom Eccles Launch Adobe’s Online Museum.' The New York Observer. 7 October 2010
'Cleveland Museum of Art Acquires Collection of Objects from South Africa and Contemporary Work by Tony Oursler,' Artdaily.org, 24 September
'Adobe Launches Adobe Museum of Digital Media' One-of-a-Kind Digital Venue Willl Go Live Oct. 6, 12:01 AM Eastern with Inaugural Exhibition, Valley, by Artist Tony Oursler and Akers, W.M.
'Tune In, Turn On: Video Art Screens at Galleries, Festivals and Museums This Fall'. The New York Observer. 28 September, 2010
Curated by Tom Ecclesx. www.CNBC.com, 20 September
Shutler Natalie. 'Adobe to Launch a Virtual Museum Online, Headlined by Tony Oursler' Artinfo.com, 21 September

2009

Happe, Amanda. 'Tony Oursler’s Public Dilemma,' 11 June
Bradshaw James. 'Regulators nix Luminato Installation' TheGlobeandMail.com, 9 June
Houpt Simon. 'Tony Oursler’s Fractured Narratives' TheGlobeandMail.com, 5 June
'Installation This Week for Luminato' Artmatters.ca, 2009
'21c Museum Exhibit Premiere of New Work by Photographer Elena Dorfman' Artdaily.org, 29 April, 2008.
Oursler, Tony. 'Manifesto' ArtReview, Sept.
Rimanelli, David. 'Tony Oursler' Modern Painters, Sept.

2007

Grosz David. 'Talking Blobs & A Melting Gun,' Gallery Going, The New York Sun, 1 March
Kazakina, Katya. 'Eerie Blobs, Vacant Dollhouse, Manhattan Wheat: Chelsea Art,' Bloomberg.com
Reuben Baron and Joan Baron. 'Tony Oursler,' Artcritical.com, March
Fels, Sophie. 'Art Reviews, Tony Oursler,' Time Out New York, 1 – 7 March, pg. 73
The New Yorker. Galleries – Chelsea, March 19
Schwendener, Martha. 'Art in Review: Tony Ourlser,' The New York Times, pg. 33

2006

McCormick, Carlo. 'Visitation,' Whitewall Magazine, Issue 4, pp. 72 – 83
Sheets, Hilarie. 'Review: New York, Tony Oursler,' ARTNews, Summer
Barreca, Laura. 'Reviews: Tony Oursler' tema celeste, p. 66

2004

Donald Kuspit. The End of Art. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK, pp. 42, 108, 113, 125
Suzanne Muchnic. 'Reviews – Yanomami: Spirit of the Forest,' ARTnews, January, p. 152
Denis Gielen. 'Fantasmagorie, Psyche and Paranoia,' DITS, Number 3
Digital Currents: Art in the Electronic Age, Margot Lovejoy, Routledge Publishing, New York and London, p. 302
Helen A. Harrison. 'Unforseen Irises and a Meteor Asking Big Questions – North Folk / South Folk,' The New York Times, May 30, p. 9

2003

Ken Johnson. 'Art in Review, Tony Oursler,' The New York Times, May 30, pp. E36
Ian White. 'Rewind and Repeat to Fade,' ArtReview, June, p. 36
Sarah Kent. 'Rhyme Scheme,' Time Out London, June 4 – 11, p. 54
Alan Riding. 'Touched by an Amazon Tribe,' Herald Tribune, June 20
Suzanne Muchnic. 'Into the Mind of the Shaman,' Los Angeles Times, August 3, pp. E41
Mark Harris. 'Exhibitions, Mike Kelley and Tony Oursler,' Art Monthly, July – August 2003, No
268, pp. 37 – 39
Kathy Battista. 'New York: Metro Pictures, Tony Oursler,' Contemporary, Issue 55, pp. 74

2002

The Uncanny, Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada
New York Renaissance – Masterworks From the Whitney Museum of American Art, Palazzo Reale, Milan, pp. 169
Bruce Nauman. Robert C. Morgan, ed., [The Warped Vision of Bruce Nauman, interview by Tony Oursler], John Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, pp. 310 – 313
Calvin Tomkins. 'After the Towers,' The New Yorker, July 15, p. 59
'Projected Images,' Scholastic Art, April / May, pp. 10 – 11, back cover
Joyce Korotkin. 'Tony Oursler,' Tema Celeste, July / August, p. 86
Station, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, pp. 266 – 267
Cardinales, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain, pp. 104 – 107
'The Unbearable Beauty of Video,' Interview with Gabriella Serusi, Label, Torino, Italy, pp.
156 – 159
Video Acts. P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, pp. 243 – 251

2001

Michael Cohen. 'Oursler’s Influence Machine,' Flash Art, January – February, p. 52
Elisabeth Morse. 'Urban Outfitter,' Artnews, January, pp. 52, 54
A Contemporary Cabinet of Curiosities – Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection, California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland
Reena Jana. 'Stream Weaver,' Artforum, March, p. 41
Carol Adelman. 'Tony Oursler – Henry Art Gallery,' Sculpture, March, p. 73 – 74
Modern Painters. Spring, (cover illustration)
Michael Kimmelman. 'A Sculptor Of The Air With Video,' The New York Times, April 27, pp. E27, 29
Blake Gopnick. 'The Creepy Burblings of Tony Oursler’s New Machines,' The Washington Post, May 13, pp. G1, G6
Sue Taylor. 'The Man Who Saw Too Much,' Art in America, June, pp. 36 – 41
Parkett: Collaborations and Editions Since 1984, Parkett Publishers, New York, p. 56
'Tony Oursler,' Blind Spot, Summer, no. 18, pp. 60 – 67
Robert Mahoney. 'Tony Oursler,' Tema Celeste, Summer, p. 87
Hitchcock et L’Art: Coïncidences Fatales, Dominique Paini, Guy Cogeval (ed.), Centre Georges
Pompidou, Paris, p. 369
Without Hesitation [Ohne Zögern] – The Olbricht Collection Part 2, Neues Museum
Weserburg Bremen, Bremen, Germany
New York Times Magazine, October 7, (cover illustration)
Televisions. Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria, p. 109
Roberta Smith. 'Five Sculptures’,' The New York Times, January 11, p. E4
Tony Oursler: The Influence Machine, Artangel, London
American Visionaries, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, p. 233
Lateral Thinking: Art of the 1990’s, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, p. 91

2000

Janet Kutner. 'Their Time Has Come,' The Dallas Morning News, January 2, pp. C1
Jennifer Higgie. 'Istanbul Biennial,' Frieze, Jan / Feb, p. 92 – 93
Francesco Poli. 'Tony Oursler, Galleria 1000eventi' Tema Celeste, March / April, p. 96 Dodie Kazanjian, “Dark Star,' Vogue, March, pp. 518 – 522
'Best Bets: Introjection: Tony Oursler mid – career survey, 1976 – 1999,' Los Angeles Times, March 30, p. 5
Christopher Phillips. 'Report From Istambul – Band of Outsiders,' Art in America, April, pp. 70 – 73, 75
John Seed. 'American Gothick,' www.ARTnewsroom.com
Suzanne Muchnic. 'A Projection of the Imagination,' Los Angeles Times, April 2, pp. 6, 86
Christopher Knight. 'Inspired by the Box,' Los Angeles Times, April 8, pp. F1, 12 Modern Art, by Sam Hunter, John Jacobus, Daniel Wheeler, Harry N. Abrahms, New York, pp. 421
Neil Kendricks. 'It Dares You Not to Interact,' The San Diego Tribune, April 23, pp. E5 – 6
Frameworks San Jose Museum of Art, p. 3
Bizarro World, essays by Theo Lotz and Ronald Abram, Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida
Carol Rosen. 'What Are You Looking At?,' Sculpture, May, pp. 34 – 39
Lara M. Johnson. 'Tony Oursler’s Dark, Light and Devilish Projections,' Daily of the University of Washington, May 4, Visual Art Section: p. 3
John Zebrowski. 'What’s Oursler trying to say?' The Seattle Times, May 5, Visual Arts Section: Gallery Review
Michael Kilian. 'Exhibit Offers Commentary on High-tech Culture,' Chicago Tribune, May 7
Regina Hackett. 'Oursler’s 'Empty Cabinet’ is awash in ideas,' Seattle Post-Intelligencer, May 9, p. E1
'Take a Peek into Hi-tech Culture,' Mobile Register, May 28
Dena Shottenkirk. 'Four on the Floor,' International Contemporary Art, issue #66 summer, p. 44
Tony Oursler: The Darkest Color Infinitely Amplified. The Whitney Museum of American Art,
New York
Christopher Miles. 'Tony Oursler – Museum of Contemporary Art,' ArtForum, summer, p. 189
Reed Johnson. 'Ghosts and Shadows,' Los Angeles Daily News, June 4, pp. 5 – 6
Reed Johnson. 'Into Our Minds,' Press-Telegram, June 5, C1, 20
Reed Johnson. 'Oursler’s ‘Introjection’ an Eerie L.A. experience,' Pittsburgh Post – Gazette, June 11, C3, 6
Illumiantions, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Max Halperen. 'Frenetic Visions,' The News & Observer, June 30, p. 20
American Art Today: Fantasies & Curiosities, essay by Dominique Nahas, Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami
Donald Kuspit. 'Raw Pathologogy,' www.artnet.com
Christine Temin. 'A Video Artist’s Heady Take on Modern Life,' The Boston Globe, July 16
Officine Senza Nome, essay by Gabriele Perretta, Polilab 2000, Terracino, Italy
'The Influence Machine,' Flatiron, Fall
Fiona Rattray. 'Heads He Wins,' The Sunday Review – The Independent on Sunday, London, October 22, pp. 40, 43, 45
'Oursler Images Haunt NYC Park,' Art in America, October
'New Ghosts in the Machine' The New York Times, October 15
'Time Off: A Week of Diversions- Persuasion,' The Wall Street Journal, October 17
Ethan Lacroix. 'Takeout- Art,' Time Out New York, October 19 – 26, p. 4
'Fright Nights,' New York Magazine, October 23
Roberta Smith. 'Tony Oursler- ‘The Influnece Machine,' The New York Times, October 27,
pp. E38
00. Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Gabriel Coxhead. 'Tony Oursler,' Dazed & Confused, London, November, pp. 42
Louisa Buck. 'Ghosts of Soho Square,' World of Interiors, London, November, pp. 23 – 24
Martin Herbert. 'Ghosts in the Machine,' ArtReview, London, November, pp. 40 – 41
Waldemar Januszczak. 'Strangers in the Night,' The Sunday Times, London, November 5
Tim Adams. 'Off the Wall,' The Observer Review, London, November 5, pp. 9
Adrian Searle. 'Review – Tony Oursler/ The Influence Machine,' The Guardian, London, November 7, pp. 13
Modern Contemporary: Art at MoMA Since 1980. Kirk Varnedoe, Paola Antonelli, Joshua Siegel (ed.), Museum of Modern Art, New York, p. 218
Ossian Ward. 'Who Makes Happenings Happen?' The Art Newspaper, London, December, p. 23
'Flash – Tony Oursler,' Monitor, #5, 2000, pp. 58 – 59
David Knight. 'Inspired by the Box,' Los Angeles Times, April 8, pp. F1, F12

1999

Katy Siegal. 'Tony Oursler, Metro Pictures,' Artforum, January, p. 118
Christine Temin. 'A Video Artist’s Heady Take on Modern Life,' The Boston Globe, July 16, p. C8
Salome: Images of Women in Contemporary Art. Essay by Katherine Gass, Castle Gallery, New Rochelle
Jori Finkel. 'Dealers Check Out of Hotel Fairs,' Art & Auction, February 15 – 28, pp. 20 – 21
Performance: Live Art Since 1960, by Roselee Goldberg, Abrams, New York, pp. 206
'Beyond the Boob Tube,' Museums Boston, Spring
Brock Read. 'First American Retrospective of Installation Artist Tony Oursler to Show at WCMA,' The Williams Record, March 2
Marika Wachtmeister. 'Tony Oursler,' Femina, April, pp. 158 – 162
Linda Carman. 'Tony Oursler’s Mid-career Survey on View at WCMA,' The Advocate, Massachusetts, April 21
Charles Bonenti. 'Tony Oursler Exhibition at Williams – Taking Video to a New Stage,' The Berkshire Eagle, April 30, pp. D1, D5
John G. Hanhardt. 'The Century's Most Influential Artists: TV Guide,' Artnews, May, pp. 144
Bret Chenkin. 'An Ourslerian View of the World,' Bennington Banner, May 6, pp. 17
Ann Wilson Lloyd. 'A Multiplex of a Museum Turns On the Lights,' The New York Times, May 23, pp. 31 – 32
'WCMA to Sponsor Oursler Gallery Talks,' The Berkshire Eagle and The Advocate, Massachusetts, May 26
Roberta Smith. 'Art Center Has Room For the Big And the New,' The New York Times, June 2, pp. E1 & 5
Art at the Turn of the Millennium. Edited by Burkhard Riemschneider & Uta Grosenick, Taschen, pp. 370 – 373
Linda Yablonsky. 'Critical Mass,' Time Out, July 15 – 22, pp. 57
William Jaeger. 'A Most Dramatic ‘Introjection’,' Albany Times Union, July 18
Michael Rush. 'Introjection: Tony Oursler,' Art New England, August / September, pp. 13
Grace Glueck. 'Compulsions and Obsessions, From Sad to Spooky,' The New York Times, September 3, pp. E31
Rosemary Jette. 'Video Artist: Tony Oursler,' The Artful Mind, October, pp. 22
Kay Eun. 'Videodrome,' Raygun, October, pp. 80 – 82
Christy Papadopoulou. 'The Deste gets uder your skin,' Athens News, November 5, (weekend) pp. 9
John Bentley Mays. 'The Cheek of It,' National Post, Nov. 30, pp. B6 – 7
Double Lives, essays by Joan Clos, Teresa Blanch, Adriano Pedrosa, Institute of Culture, Barcelona, pp. 94 – 97
Video Cult / ures, ed. by Ursula Frohne, Museum für Neue Kunst, Köln, pp. 228 – 229 Columbia: A Journal of Literature and Art. Columbia University, NY, pp. 65 – 73
Biennial. Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Istanbul, pp. 158 – 161. 6 the International Istanbul Biennial. Istanbul Foundation for Culture and Arts, Istanbul, pp. 2225
The American Century: 1950 – 2000. By Lisa Phillips, Whitney Museum of American Art, pp. 372 – 373
Culbutes, by Paulette Gagnon and Sandra Grant Merchant, Musée d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Québec, pp. 52 – 53
Sammensatt Composite. The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, pp. 96 – 101
PAJ, ed by Bonnie Marranca & Gautam Dasgupta,John Hopkins University, Baltimore
Introjection: mid-career survey 1976 – 1999. by Deborah Rothschild, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Matthew Gurewitsch. 'In Istanbul, a Biennial Offers the Solace of Art,' The New York Times, Dec. 26, pp. AR 47 – 48
Skin, intro by Dakis Joannou. Deste Foundation Center for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Gilda Williams. '6th Istanbul Biennial,' Art Monthly, Dec / Jan, pp. 26 – 27
'Tony Oursler' (art perspektiven medien), Art Das Kunstmagazin, December, pp. 64
'Raw Pathology,' artnet.com Magazine

1998

The Secret Life of Clothes, essay by Nick Wadley, The Nishinippon, Fukuoka, Japan
Monty DiPietro. 'Never Mind the Academics,' Asahi Evening News, Tokyo, December 4
Presumed Innocence. Jean Crutchfield, Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia
Maurizio Sciaccaluga. 'Tony Oursler,' Tema Celeste, Milan, March / April, p. 75
Reena Jana. 'Grace Note,' Artforum, April, p. 18
Tony Oursler (cat.), essay by Santiago B. Olmo, Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid
'Tony Oursler: Bad Interview,' Studio Voice, Tokyo, vol. 266, February, pp. 88 – 90
Tony Oursler (cat.), ed. by Simona Lodi, Galleria 1000 Eventi, Milan
Ian MacMillan. 'Expressway to Your Skull,' Modern Painters, Spring, pp. 77 – 79 Videotapes, Dummies, Drawings, Photographs, Viruses, Heads, Eyes, & CD-Rom, essays by Martina Goldner, Eckhard Schneider, Thyrza Nichols Goodeve, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
John Christakos. 'Punkers Pack a Punch on Art Scene,' The Daily Yomiuri, January 13, p. 10
Monty DiPietro. 'Never Mind the Academics,' Asahi Evening News, December 4, p. 11
Richard Leydier. 'Exterminating Angel,' Art Press, Paris, May, pp. 76 – 77
The New Neurotic Realism (cat.), essay by Dick Price, The Saatchi Gallery, London
Pop Surrealism, essays by Richard Klein, Dominique Nahas, Ingrid Schaffner, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Beatrix Nobis. 'Der Multiple Dr. Caligari,' Suddeutsche Zeitung, June 5, (Arts section) p. 14
Lars Movin. 'Images From a Psychotic Doll's House,' Katalog, Denmark, Summer, pp. 52 – 56
Ken Johnson. 'Tony Oursler and Mike Kelley,' The New York Times, June 19, p. E39
Martha Schwendener. 'Mike Kelley / Tony Oursler: The Poetics Project, 1977-1997,' Time Out New York, June 25 – July 2, p. 58
David Galloway. 'Digital Bauhaus,' Art in America, June, pp. 44 – 47
Ann Lewis. 'At the Hirshhorn, Dolls with Attitude,' Washington Post, July 5, pp. G8, G1, G9
'Mob Rule #14: P is for Painting,' NY Arts, July – August, pp. 7 – 9
Mark Zimmermann. 'Mike Kelley and Tony Oursler, The Poetics Projects: 1977-1997,' NY Arts, July-August, p. 17
Tony Oursler: Video Dolls with Tracy Leipold, essay by Sidney Lawrence, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
'At the Hirsshorn,' The Smithsonian Associate, Washington D.C., July, p. 44
Michael O'Sullivan. 'Oursler's Moving Projections,' The Washington Post, July 10, (weekend / Friday) p. 56
'Lehmann Maupin / Metro Pictures,' New York Contemporary Art Report, June, pp. 50 – 51
Sarah Schmerler. 'Mike Kelley & Tony Oursler,' Artnews, Summer, pp. 157
Joanna Shaw-Eagle. 'Images of Contorted Reality at Hirshhorn Show,' Washington Times, July 19, (Art section) pp. D1, D4, D5
David A. Greene. 'Tony Oursler,' newyorksidewalk.com
Connections and Contradictions: Modern and Contemporary Art from Atlanta Collections, essay by Genevieve Arnold, Michael C. Carlos Museum, Emory University, Atlanta, GA
'Opening Exhibitions: Bruce Nauman, Tony Oursler, Sam Taylor – Wood,' SF MOMA News, May / June, p. 7
From Figure to Floor: Sculpture in the Twentieth Century (cat.), essay by Dean Sobel, Milwaukee Art Museum
Diane Shamash. 'A History Lesson,' Art in America, October, pp. 112 – 115
Victoria Pedersen. 'Video Star,' Paper, October, p. 24
Michael O'Sullivan. 'Oursler's Moving Projections,' The Washington Post July 10, (weekend section) p. 56
'Fantasy,' Visionaire, #26 (New York)
Owen Drolet. 'Pop Surrealism,' Flash Art, Summer, p. 61
Winter William Zimmer. 'Recipe for a Good Time: Surrealism and Pop Culture,' The New York Times, (Connecticut section) August 2
Michael Kimmelman. 'How the Tame Can Suddenly See Wild,' The New York Times, (Arts and Leisure section) August 2
Steven Madoff. 'Pop Surrealism,' Artforum, October, p. 120
Michael Kimmelman. 'In Connecticut Where Caravaggio First Landed,' The New York Times, (Arts & Leisure section) July 17
Roberta Smith. 'Tony Oursler,' The New York Times, November 20, pp. E24 H.H.
Kim Levin. 'Voice Choices: Shortlist,' The Village Voice, November 17, pp. 84
Howard Halle. 'Grumpy Old Men,' Time Out New York, November 26 – December 3, p. 62
Mark S. Price. 'Tony Oursler: Video Dolls with Tracy Leipold,' Sculpture, Chicago, December, pp. 57 – 58
'Spectacular Optical,' ed. by Giancarlo Politi, Flash Art, Nov / Dec, p. 48
'Installation Art Old & New,' ed. by Giancarlo Politi, Flash Art, Nov / Dec, p. 4
Michael MacInnis. 'Tony Oursler: Metro Pictures,' The New York Art World, December, p. M8
Testo Grazia d'Annunzio. 'Reportage,' Italian Vogue, September, pp. 280 – 282
David McNeill. 'Body,' Art / Text, Feb-April, pp. 81 – 82
Trans>. Passim, New York, vol. 5
Amanda Davis. 'Dolls Droll and Disturbing, Tony Oursler at the Hirschorn,' Gadfly, October, pp. 49

1997

Celia Lyttelton & Waldermar Januzczak, The Art Now Book, pp. 106 – 108
Tony Oursler & Mike Kelley: The Poetics Project, The Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Watari-um, Tokyo
Vicki Goldberg. 'Photos that Lie — and Tell the Truth,' The New York Times, March 16 (Arts & Leisure) pp. 9, 34
Susan Kandel. 'Facing an Encounter with a Surrealist Edge,' Los Angeles Times, March 7, pp. F20
Michael Kimmelman. 'Narratives Snagged on the Cutting Edge,' The New York Times, March 21, (weekend segment) pp. C1 / C26
Adrian Searle. 'Nowhere to Run,' Frieze, London, #34, pp. 42 – 47
Peter Scheldahl. 'Museumification 1997: The Whitney Biennial as Pleasure Machine,' The Village Voice, April 1, pp. 80, 81
Brook Adams. 'Report From New York,' Art in America, June, pp. 35 – 41
Matthew Ritchie. 'The Edge of Vision,' FAT, Winter, Issue #2, pp. 8 – 10
Michael Kimmelman. 'Few Paintings or Sculptures, But an Ambitious Concept,' The New York Times, June 23, (Arts segment) pp. C9 – 10
Judith Bumpus. 'Video’s Puppet Master,' Contemporary Visual Arts, London, Issue 15, pp. 38 – 43
Ken Schulman. 'A Touch of Class,' ARTnews, May, pp. 87
Roberta Smith. 'The Horror: Updating the Hear of Darkness,' The New York Times June 1, (Arts segment) D1, D11

1996

Roberta Smith 'A Neo-Surrealist Show With a Revisionist Agenda,' The New York Times, January 12, p. C23
Matthew Ritchie. 'Tony Oursler: Technology As An Instinct Amplifier,' Flash Art, Jan / February, pp. 76 – 79
Young Americans: New American Art in the Saatchi Collection, essays by Jeffrey Deitch and
nine participating artists, Saatchi Collection, London
Howard Halle. 'The Vision Thing,' Time Out New York, M1 – 8, p. 22
Martin Maloney. 'Young Americans: Parts I & II,' Flash Art, May / June pp. 108 – 109
Sarah Ward. 'Tony Oursler at Metro Pictures' (review), Art In Context, art review magazine on
Internet
Holland Cotter. 'Optic Nerve,' Art in America, June, pp. 92 – 95
David Batchelor. 'Tony Oursler — Lisson Gallery,' Artforum, Summer, p. 118
Caryn James. 'Art Flickers From Video Screens,' The New York Times, July 26, pp. C1, C4
Tracey Hummer. 'Tony Oursler' (review), Sculpture, September, pp. 63 – 64
Frances Richard. 'Like Water,' Parkett, No. 47, pp. 46 – 49 (English), pp. 50 – 53 (German)
Lynne Cooke. 'Tony Oursler Alters,' Parkett, No. 47, pp. 38 – 41 (English), pp. 42 – 45 (German)

1995

Martha Schwendener. 'Tony Oursler: Dummies, Flowers, Alters, Clouds, and Organs,' Art Papers, January / February p. 59
Michael Duncan. 'Tony Oursler at Metro Pictures,' Art in America, January, p. 105
Joshua Decter. 'Tony Oursler, Metro Pictures,' Artforum, February, p. 89
Gregory Volk. 'Tony Oursler, Metro Pictures,' Artnews, February p. 127
Carol Vogel. 'Inside Art,' The New York Times, April 7
John C. Welchman. 'Tony Oursler: angels of the Techno-Grotesque,' Art + Text, Sydney, May #51, p. 227
Charles Hagen. 'Back in Fashion, Video Installations,' The New York Times, July 11, pp. C-13, C-15
David Colman. 'The Art Screen Scene,' Artforum, September, pp. 9 – 10

1994

Waldemar Januszczak. 'Heart of the Matter,' The New York Times, February 27, p. 16
Peter Schjeldahl. 'Get Out of Here,' The Village Voice, Nov. 29, pp. 97
Roberta Smith. 'Tony Oursler,' The New York Times, Nov. 25, pp. C24
Kim Levin. 'Trans-Europe Express,' The Village Voice, Sept. 27, p. 94