T.J. Wilcox

b. 1965, Seattle, Washington
Lives and works in New York, NY

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

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, Bolzano
            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 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
, 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 Angeles
            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 Modern Art

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