T.J. Wilcox

Born 1965 in Seattle, Washington
Lives and works in New York, New York

School of Visual Arts, New York, BFA 1989
Art Center College of Design Pasadena, California, MFA 1995


2013 In the Air, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2013-2014)
Movie Posters, Metro Pictures, New York
2012 The Hair & Astaire, St. Carthage Hall, Lismore Castle Arts, Ireland
2010 Starring Patsy Cline, Sadie Coles HQ, London (2010-2011)
Metro Pictures, New York
2009 Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo
L’Eau de Vie, Galleria Rafaella Cortese, Milan
2007 A Fair Tale & Garland One, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Metro Pictures, New York
2006 Garlands, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
T.J. Wilcox, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
2005 Archiv & Erzahlung: John Stezaker und T.J. Wilcox, Kunstverein Munich
T.J. Wilcox: Garlands, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Munich
T.J. Wilcox, Rafella Cortese, Milan
Metro Pictures, New York
2004 A Garland for Ireland, Temple Bar Outdoors, Dublin
2003 Garlands, China Art Objects, Los Angeles
Tate Modern, London (screening and discussion with the artist)
Garlands, Sadie Coles HQ, London
2002 Smorgasbord, MATRIX 198, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive (cat.)
Metro Pictures, New York
2001 Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria
Hadrian and Antinous and The Little Elephant, Sadie Coles HQ, London
2000 Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
Kunsthaus, Glarus, Switzerland
1999 T.J. Wilcox: The Funeral of Marlene Dietrich, Neu, Berlin
Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
The Funeral of Marlene Dietrich, Sadie Coles HQ, London
1998 Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (cat.)
1997 Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
The Death and Burial of the First Emperor of China, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York
1996 Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York


2013 Lat. 41° N. LONG 72° 19’ W., Martos Gallery, East Marion, New York
So Much I Want to Say: From Annemiek to Mother Courage, Haus der Kunst, Munich
2012 Only parts of us will ever touch parts of others, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
2010 Pause, two-person exhibition with Yoko Ono, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, organized by the Art
Production Fund
Che cosa sono le nuvole? Artworks from the Enea Righi Collection, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art,
Sur Le Dandysme Aujourd’hui, Centro Galego De Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
2009 Hidden in Remembrance is the Silent Memory of our Future, Contour Biennial 2009, Mechelen, Belgium
Cronostasi 2: Filmic Time and Photographic Time, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino
Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of
Modern Art, New York (2009-2010)
2008 Gavlak Gallery, two-person show with Pae White, West Palm Beach, Florida (2008-2009)
2007 Cine y Casi Cine, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Passage du Temps: Selections from the François Pinault Foundation, Tri Postal, Lille
Talking Pictures, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
2006 Optik Schröder: Werke aus der Sammlung Alexander Schröder, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany (cat.)
The World’s Most Photographed, The Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Gifts of Sound and Vision, 20 St Andrews Street, Glasgow
2005 May You Live in Interesting Times, Cardiff Festival of Creative Technology, Wales
Superstars: From Warhol to Madonna, Kunsthalle Wien and Kunstforum Wien, Vienna (cat.)
Deriva Mental, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Bosque de Chapultepec, Mexico (screening)
2004 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (cat.)
North Fork/South Fork, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
The Future Has A Silver Lining, Migros Museum fur gegenwartskunst, Zurich
2003 Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York
Today’s Man, John Connelly Presents, New York; Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo (cat.)
My People Were Fair and had Cum in Their Hair (but now they’re content to spray stars from your boughs), Team,
New York
Fast Forward, Media Art Sammlung Goetz, KZM, Karlsruhe, Germany (cat.)
Somewhere Better Than This Place, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (cat.)
2002 Rapture: Arts Seduction by Fashion since 1970, Barbican Gallery, London (cat.)
2001 W, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dole, France (cat.)
The Americans- New Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London (cat.)
2000 Greater New York, PS1, Long Island City, New York
The American Century - Art & Culture 1900-2000, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1999 Moving Images, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig
Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, New York
1998 El Nino, Museum Abteiberg, Moenchengladbach, Germany
Dialogues, with Sam Easterson, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1997 XLVII Venice Biennale (cat.)
Sunshine and Noir, Art in Los Angeles, 1960-1997, Louisiana Museum of Art, Denmark; Kunstmuseum
Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli; UCLA at The Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los
Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1996 Studio 246, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles
Hollywood, LACE, Los Angeles
Los Angeles Center for Photographic Studies
Persona, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland; The Renaissance Society, The University of Chicago (cat.)
Affairs, The Institute for Contemporary Art, Vienna
Studio 246, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Sampler II, David Zwirner Gallery, New York
Contemporary Collections, L.A.C.P.S., Los Angeles
1995 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
The Big Night, Bradbury Building, Los Angeles
Fabrication, The Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange
1994 Crack babies, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
Tom Tiddler's Ground, Pasadena Plaza, Pasadena


2013 Smith, Roberta. “Starring New York City,” The New York Times (September 20): C25, 28.
Peyton, Elizabeth. “T.J. Wilcox,” Interview (September): 158-163, 339-340.
Bell, Kirsty. “Sunrise to Sunset,” Frieze (September): 114-119.
Wilcox, T.J. “Careful Looking,” Art in America (September): 60-61.
Chaillou, Timothée. Only parts of us will ever touch parts of others. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac,
Paris/Salzburg: 148.
Vogel, Carol. “A Historic Immersion Before Whitney Moves.” The New York Times (May 17): C22.
2010 Kley, Elisabeth. “Gotham Art & Theater,” Artnet.com (May 24).
MacSweeney, Eve. “Nostalgia: The Heir and Astaire,” Vogue (June): 76-78.
Walleston, Aimee. “Women on the Verge of Technology,” www.artinamerica.com (May 4).
Collier, Anne. “T. J. Wilcox,” Bomb (Spring): 78-85.
2009 Becker, Ilka. “The Image as Revenant: Retroactivity and Remediation in the Works of T. J. Wilcox,”
Texte zur Kunst (December): 126-131.
The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection: Catalogue Raisonné, The Museum of Modern
Art, New York: 282.
Matrix/Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum
and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley: 421.
Savorelli, Alice. “Americans in Milan,” Artnet.com (March 18).
2008 Schreiber, Daniel. “The Collector of Sad and Beautiful Stories: An Encounter with T. J. Wilcox in
New York,” DBArtmag.com (September).
2007 Wilcox, T. J. “Best of 2007: Film,” Artforum (December): 71.
Frankel, David. “T. J. Wilcox: Metro Pictures,” Artforum (November): 364.
Wehr, Anne. “T. J. Wilcox,” Time Out New York, (October 10): 79.
Rosenberg, Karen. “Art in Review: T. J. Wilcox,” The New York Times (September 28): E3.
2006 Grässlin, Karola & Schröder Alexander. “Optik Schröder: Werke aus der Sammlung Alexander
Schröder,” Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne: plate no. 199.
Wilcox, T.J. “T.J. Wilcox Films,” jrp ringier, Zurich, Switzerland
Richer, Francesca and Matthew Rosenzweig. “No. 1,” D.A.P., New York: 406.
Superstars: von Warhol bis Madonna, Kunsthalle Wien & BA-CA Kunstforum
2005 Quandt, James. “FILM BEST OF 2005,” Artforum International (December): 57.
Bell, Kirsty. “T.J. Wilcox,” Afterall, London & Los Angeles (October): 37-52.
Funcke, Bettina. “T.J. Wilcox: From Dusk till Dawn,” Afterall, London & Los Angeles (October): 45-52.
Fels, Sophie. “Garlands,” Time Out New York (February 10 – 16): 72.
Kerr, Merrily. “TJ Wilcox – Metro Pictures,” Flash Art Milan (March/April): 117.
Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review, TJ Wilcox: Garlands,” New York Times (February 11).
The Blake Byrne Collection, MOCA, Los Angeles: 77.
Amy, Michael. “T.J. Wilcox at Metro Pictures,” Art in America, New York (October): 180-181.
2004 Gaines, Malik. “TJ Wilcox at China Art Objects Galleries,” artUS (January-February).
Jana, Reena. “The Recovery of Memory,” Tema Celeste, Milan (September/October): 54-59.
Siegel, Katy. “All Together Now, Crowd Scenes in Contemporary Art,” Artforum (January): 166-171.
The Future Has A Silver Lining, Migros Museum fur gegenwartskunst Zurich & JRP/Ringier, Zurich: 81
96, 97.
2003 Herbert, Martin. “TJ Wilcox at Sadie Coles HQ,” Time Out London (June 18-25).
Williams, Eliza. “Reviews: TJ Wilcox at Sadie Coles HQ,” Tema Celeste, (Issue 99): 92.
2002 Cotter, Holland. “Cinema à la Warhol, With Cowboys, Stillness and Glamour, The New York Times
(April 5): E31.
Smorgasbord, Zuckerman, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California.
Grosenick, Uta & Riemschneider, Burkhard. Art Now, Taschen, Cologne: 536-9.
Rapture, Barbican Gallery, London: 86-9.
Charley 02, Les Presses du Réel, Dijon, France
2001 Archer, Michael. “T.J. Wilcox- Sadie Coles HQ,” Artforum (April): 149-50.
Ruas, Charles. “T.J. Wilcox at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise,” Art in America (June): 126-7.
Gavlak, Sarah. “A Queer Sensibility,” Pride: 56.
Fox, Dan. “Straight to Video,” Frieze (October): 68-71.
The Americans-New Art, Barbican Art Gallery London: 84-91.
Kent, Sarah. “Altered States,” Time Out London, London (December 28): 60.
Sharp, Amanda. “The Americans,” Arena Homme + London (Autumn).
W, Musée des Beaux Arts de Dole, Dole, France: 28.
2000 Cotter, Holland. “T.J. Wilcox,” The New York Times (November 10): E37.
1999 McFarland, Dale. "T. J. Wilcox¬– ICA, London," Frieze (January- February): 81.
Herbert, Martin. "Review,” Flash Art (October): 117.
Rickels, Lawrence. "The Loss Generation,” Art/Text (No. 64): 32-5.
Kent, Sarah. "Review,” Time Out/London (June).
Dutt, Robin. “T.J. Wilcox: The Funeral of Marlene Dietrich,” What’s On (June 16): 24.
1998 TJ Wilcox, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London.
Kent, Sarah. "Review,” Time Out/London (October 21-28): 43.
Brooks, Amra. "A Conversation with T.J. Wilcox,” Zingmagazine (Summer): 88-95.
Arning, Bill. "Review,” Art in America (April): 116.
Dialogues: Sam Easterson, T.J. Wilcox, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis.
1997 Updike, Robin. "Area artist's images score a N.Y. coup,” Seattle Times (May 25).
1996 Persona, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland.


2001 "Cultural Tourism- The Carlyle Hotel,” Frieze (September): 77.


Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
La Coleccion Jumex, Mexico
Frac Haute, Normandy, France
Goetz Collection, Munich
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
Gana Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York
Parrish Art Museum, New York
Migros Museum, Zurich
21c Museum Foundation, Louisville
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


The New York Times
In The Air at The Whitney Museum
The Culture Trip
In the Air: T. J. Wilcox’s Dazzling Architectural Portrait of New York City
BOMB Magazine
T. J. Wilcox by Anne Collier
Frieze Magazine
T.J. Wilcox
A Hard Hat Tour of the New Whitney Museum with Artist T. J. Wilcox