Ari Marcopoulos

Biography

 

1957                  Born in Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

The artist lives and works in between New York, NY and Sonoma, CA.

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2012Here and Now, V1, Copenhagen, Denmark.

  • 2012Ari Marcopoulos : Midway, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, Illinios, United States.

  • 2012Ari Marcopoulos: Wherever you go, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2011Directory, White Columns, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2011Abandoned Sleep, Ratio 3, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 2011This Week, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France.

  • 2010Ari Marcopoulos: It Might Seem Familiar, Foam_Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • 2009Ari Marcopoulos: Within Arm's Reach, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, California, United States.

  • 2008The Chance is Higher, Gallery White Room, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 2008Fear God, The Project, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2008Ari Marcopoulos: Architectures, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States.

  • 2008Always and Never, Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan, Italy.

  • 2007The Chance is Higher, MC, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 2006Flow, Mu, Eindhoven, Netherlands.

  • 2006New Work, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 2006Under Penalty of Perjury, Someday Gallery, Melbourne, Australia.

  • 2005Even the president of the United States sometimes has got to stand naked, PS1/MOMA, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2004 No. 12 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 2002Pass The Mic 1991-1996, Shibuya Tower, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 2001 Partobject Gallery, Carrboro, North Carolina, United States.

  • 2001 Alleged Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

  • 2001 The Deep Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 1990 Midtown-Y-Gallery, New York, New York, United States.

Group Exhibitions

  • 2013Absolut, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States.

  • 2013Le Futur Commence Ici, FRAC Nord-Pas-de-Calais, Dunkirk, France.

  • 2012Route 3: Selections from the 101 collection, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 2012Young People – Set 9 from the Collection of Fotomuseum Winterthur, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland.

  • 2012Eagles, Marlborough Madrid in Collaboration with Marlborough Chelsea, Madrid, Spain.

  • 2012Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2011Detroit Revealed: Photographs 2000-2010, Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

  • 2010Detroit, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria.

  • 20102010, The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2010Street and Studio: From Basquiat to Seripop, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria.

  • 2009Copy, White Columns, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2009An Autobiography of the San Francisco Bay Area, Part One: San Francisco Plays Itself, SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 2008Mini Market, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 2008In the Company of Artists: Photographs from the DIA Collection, Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

  • 2008Something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue, Marella Gallery, Milan, Italy.

  • 2008Nieves Library, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France.

  • 2008Gravity Art, Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 2008Male, work from the collection of Vince Aletti, White Columns, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2008A Curator's Gift: Contemporary Photography from Diego Cortez, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, United States.

  • 2007In the Fullness of Time: Celebrating Twenty Years, The Luggage Store, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 20077 photographers, Community Outreach, London, Ontario, Canada.

  • 2007Hommies, Fuse Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2007Allusive Moments, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 2007Making the Scene: The Midtown Y Photography Gallery (1972-1996), New York Public Library, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2007JH ENGSTROM, LEIGH LEDARE, ARI MARCOPOULOS, Cohan and Leslie Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2007Collectivity, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 2006Sound Zero, Kunst Merano, Merano, Italy.

  • 2006Looking Back, White Columns, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2006Zine Library, No. 12 Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 2006Downtown 81, Friends of Basquiat, Agnes B. Skyline, Paris, France.

  • 2006In the Alps, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland.

  • 2006JRP/Ringier- We Make Books With Art, Christophe Daviet-Thery, Paris, France.

  • 2006Portraits of Artists: A selection of photographic works from the collection of Rex Capital, Rhode Island, Luhring- Augustine Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2006Shoot the Family, Cranbrook Museum, Detroit, Michigan, United States.

  • 2006An Outgoing Low-Grade Mystery, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2006Coooool Sky, The JRNL Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2005The Backroom, The Backroom, Los Angeles, California, United States.

  • 2005De la comtesse de Castiglione a Cindy Sherman, Galerie de France, Paris, France.

  • 2005Nieves Books Exhibitions, Rocket Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 2005Bay Area Now 4, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 2004The Gray Area: Uncertain Images: Bay Area Photography 1970's to Now, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 2004Beautiful Losers, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH, United States.

  • 2004Fresh:Youth Culture and Identity in Contemporary Photographs, Center for Photography at Woodstock, Woodstock, NY, United States.

  • 2003The Bowl, Deitch Projects, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2003Mercosul Biennial, Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre, Brazil.

  • 2003Danger Zone, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

  • 2003Study, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

  • 2003My Xerox Weighs a Ton, Australian Centre for Photography, Paddington, Australia.

  • 2003Who? Me?, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2002Strange Glue, Ratio 3, Brooklyn, NY, United States.

  • 2002Mystic Mountains, Aosta, Tour Fromage, France.

  • 2002Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2002Overnight to Many Cities, The Photographer's Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

  • 2001Overnight to Many Cities, 303 Gallery, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2000A Beastie Boys Exhibition, Gavin Brown's Enterprise Corp., New York, NY, United States.

  • 2000New Documentaries, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, United States.

  • 2000Screenings, The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, United States.

  • 1999Coup d'Etat, Alleged Galleries, New York, NY, United States.

  • 1999The 42nd San Francisco International Film Festival, San Francisco Film Society, San Francisco, California, United States.

  • 1999Captain Powder: Exploring the Snow Sport Genre, 911 Media Arts Center, Seattle, Washington, United States.

  • 1995The Happiest People in the World, Alleged Galleries, New York, NY, United States.

Public Collections

  • FONDS REGIONAL D'ART CONTEMPORAIN, Angouleme, France

  • Fotomuseum Wintherthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

  • New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA, United States

  • Rex Capital Collection, Providence, RI, United States

  • Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY, United States

  • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, United States

  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, United States

  • Detroit Institute of the Arts, Detroit, Michigan, United States

  • Berkeley Museum of Art and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California, United States

Bibliography

  • 2012Conner, Jill. "Ari Marcopoulos @ Marlborough Chelsea." Whitehot Magazine, August 01, 2012

  • 2012Miranda, Carolina A.. "This Week: Must-See Arts in the City; Ari Marcopoulos "Wherever you go"." WNYC, May 09, 2012