Richard Jackson

Born in 1939 in Sacramento, CA
Lives and works in Sierra Madre, CA

 

Education
1959–1961
Art and Engineering, Sacramento State College, Sacramento, CA

 

Teaching
1989–1994
Sculpte Departement, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017
The French Kiss, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

2014
Car Wash, CAB Art Center, Brussels, Belgium
New Paintings, Hauser & Wirth, London, UK
Dark Room, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Richard Jackson. Ain’t Painting a Pain, S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

2013
Richard Jackson. Ain't Painting a Pain, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Richard Jackson. Ain't Painting a Pain, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
Richard Jackson. Ain't Painting a Pain, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach CA,
Lichtkunst im NRW-Forum. Richard Jackson – Big Fat Pig, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf, Germany

2012
Richard Jackson. Blue Prints, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Richard Jackson: Accidents in Abstract Painting, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2011
The Little Girl’s Room, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Richard Jackson, Rennie Collection, Vancouver, Canada
Richard Jackson – Big Pig, Kunststiftung Erich Hauser, Rottweil, Germany
Richard Jackson: Red Room/Green Room, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA

2009
Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

2007
Richard Jackson, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
The War Room, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Richard Jackson. Werke aus der Friedrich Christian Flick Collection, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany

2005
BEER DEER BEAR, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
The Pink Empire, Hauser & Wirth London, Piccadilly, London, UK

2004
Richard Jackson: The Three Bears, Foundation 20 21, New York, NY
Haswellediger / Co. Gallery, New York, NY
Unusual Behavior, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris

2003
ACCIDENTS IN ABSTRACT PAINTING, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich, Siwtzerland

2002
Richard Jackson: Paint Bear, Galerie Senn, Vienna, Austria
Bank Job, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria

1998
deer beer, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

1997
Paint Ball, David Zwirner, New York, NY

1994
Wall Painting/Room Installation, Galerie zur Kastanienallee, Leuk-Stadt, Switzerland

1993
BIGOILIDEAS, Galerie Spielvogel, Munich, Germany

1992
Big Confusing Ideas, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Artist Project Series, Santa Monica, CA

1991
Confusing Ideas – Installation/Zeichnung, Brigitte March Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany

1990
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1989
Installation und Bilder, Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland

1988
Richard Jackson Installation 1970-1988, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX

1987
Good Deal, Robert Else Gallery, California State University, Sacramento, CA

1986
Big Ordeals, Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL

1985
Artpark, Lewiston, NY

1984
Big Ideals, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Untitled Construction, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1983
1000 Pictures, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1981
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
Projekte, Galerie Maeght, Zurich, Switzerland

1980
Big Ideas, Galerie Maeght, Paris, France
Forum Kunst, Rottweil, Germany
Big Ideas (1000 Pictures), Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1979
Richard Jackson Installations, D.A.A.D. Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Richard Jackson Installations’, Galerie Maeght, Zurich, Switzerland

1978
The Faith and Charity in Hope Gallery, Hope, ID
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1977
Santa Ana College Art Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
Fine Arts Gallery, University of California, Irvine, CA

1976
Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
University of California, Davis, CA
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco, CA

1975
Galleria Bocchi, Milan, Italy

1974
California State University, Sacramento, CA
Riko Mizuno Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Bykert Gallery, New York, NY

1973
Galerie Onnasch, Cologne, Germany

1970
Eugenia Butler Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1969
Eugenia Butler Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1968
Gallery, 669, Los Angeles, CA

1961
E.B. Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA

 

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
Luther and the Avantgarde, Stiftung für Kunst und Kultur and Reformationsjubiläum 2017, Wittenberg, Berlin, and Kassel, Germany

2016
Heros, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswitch, QLD
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Latrobe Regional Gallery, Morwell, Australia
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection,  Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, Australia
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, Australia

2015
Salon d’Hiver, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, Switzerland
A Few Free Years. From Absalon to Zobernig. Endowments from Friedrich Christian Flick to the Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Tu dois changer ta vie!, Le Tripostal, Lille, France
Drawing in L.A.: The 1960s and 70s, LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Carambolages, Galerie Georges-Philippe et Natalie Vallois, Paris, France
more Konzeption Conception now, Museum Morbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Cowra Regional Art Gallery, Cowra, NSW
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Manly Art Gallery & Museum, Taree, Australia
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Grafton Regional Gallery, Grafton, Australia

2014
Pop Sculptures, Leila Heller Gallery, New York, NY
The Photographic Object, 1970, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY
Left Coast: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, Australia
Collection on Display, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland

2013
Confusion in the Vault, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Wall Works, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Do It 2013, Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester, UK

2012
California, Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Y ..as in Yet, Shanaynay, Paris, France
Hotel California II, Mitterrand + Cramer, Geneva, Switzerland
OC Collects, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach CA

2011
American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection/Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, FL
State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970, OCMA Orange County Museum of Art, Newport, CA
Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981, MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Artzuid 2011 – Internationale Sculptuurroute, Avenues of Berlage’s Plan-Zuid, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2010
The Artist’s Museum, MoCA Grand Avenue and The Geffen Contemporary at MoCA, Los Angeles, CA
Promenades, Magasin – Centre national d’art contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Der erste Impuls – Skizzen – Zeichnungen 1958–2010, Brigitte March, Stuttgart, Germany
Dans, Autour et à Travers, Galerie Davel 14, Cully, Switzerland

2009
Under a Vanishing Night: New York From L.A, Fourteen30 Contemporary, Portland OR
Franz Ackermann, Richard Jackson, Johannes Wohnseifer, Otero Plassart, Los Angeles, CA
Target Practice: Painting Under Attack 1949-1978, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2008
Trahison – Collection du CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France
Size Matter: XXL-Recent Large-Scale Paintings, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
The Stranger, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York
Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes, Villa Arson, Nice, France
Hotel California, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Comme des bêtes. Ours, chat, cochon & Cie, Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Cult of the artist: “I can’t just slice off an ear every day“ Deconstructing the myth of the artist, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany

2007
Oeuvres encombrantes, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Bodycheck, 10. Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Fellbach, Germany
Size Matters: XXL, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

2006
METRO PICTURES, The Moore Space, Miami, FL
Ballerina in a Whirlpool, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
Accidents, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Le noir est une couleur, Fondation Marguerite et Aimé Maeght, Saint-Paul, France
Los Angeles – Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

2005
Eté urbain, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna, Austria
Dionysac, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Burlesques contemporains, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France

2004
Lost Property, Pommery Domain, Reims, France
Y a t’il un commissaire pour sauver l’exposition?, Galerie George-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

2003
Fuori Uso, Ferrotel, Castello di Rivoli, Pescara, Italy
Home, Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

2002
Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Plus Ultra, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
What About Hegel (And You)?, Brigitte March Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany
Iconoclash – Beyond the image wars, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
House of Fiction. Sammlung (3), Hauser & Wirth Collection, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Ten Years Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

2001
Making the Making (cur. by Charles Goldman), Apex Art Curatorial Program, New York, NY

2000
L.A.-ex, Museum Villa Stuck and Marstall, Munich, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1999
XLVIII Esposizione Internazionale d’arte, Biennale di Venezia,
Radical Past: Contemporary Art & Music in Pasadena, 1960–1974, Armory Center for the Arts and Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

1998
Kunstausstellung Holderbank, Holderbank AG, Holderbank, Switzerland
Abstract Paintings. Once Removed, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX

1997
4th Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France

1995
International Sculptors Symposium, Uludag University, Uludag, Turkey

1994
Virtual Reality, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

1993
Bright Light, Schloss Presteneck, Neuenstadt-Stein am Kocher, Germany

1992
Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Force Sight, Schloss Presteneck, Neuenstadt-Stein am Kocher, Germany 

1991
Quick Coagulation Forms the August Corpse, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1990
Past & Present – Selected Works by Gallery Artists, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
California A to Z and Return, The Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH

1989
Solitude Echos, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Villa Franck, Ludwigsburg, Germany

1988
New Works on Paper, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
Forty Years of Art, California State University, Sacramento, William H. Cook Gallery, Rancho Cordova, CA
One of a Kind, Contemporary Serial Imagery’, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles
Balkon mit Fächer, 25 Jahre Berliner Künstlerprogramm des DAAD. Balkon mit Fächer, Berlin, Germany

1987
The Great Drawing Show 1587 – 1987, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL

1986
Schloss Solitude-Pläne und Projekte, Solitude Palace, Stuttgart, Germany
Betsy Rosenfield Gallery, Chicago, IL
Point of View: Artworks from the Collection of Jeffrey Kerns, University Art Gallery, California State University, San Bernardino, CA

1985
Fifty Years of American Drawings, 1930–1980, The Menil Collection, Houston for Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France
Fifty Years of American Drawings, 1930 – 1980, Städtische Galerie im Städelschen Kunstinstitut, (organised by The Menil Collection, Houston), Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Buscaglia-Castellani Art Gallery, Niagara University, Niagara Falls, NY
Artpark Visual Arts Program, Artpark, 1985, Lewiston, NY

1983
Summer Show, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1982
Exchange entre Artistes 1931 – 1982 Pologne – U.S.A., ARC Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Drawings by Painters, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA

1981
The Museum as Site: 16 Projects. The Big Idea 2 (3000 Pictures), Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
California: A Sense of Individualism, L.A. Louver, Venice, CA
Abstraction in Los Angeles 1950-1980, Selections from the Murray and Ruth Gribin Collection, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Northridge, CA

1979
Wall Painting, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
New York Now, Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ

1978
Art about Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

1977
Bell Gallery, List Art Building, Brown University, Providence, RI
Rooms, Institute for Art and Urban Resources, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY

1976
California State University, Sacramento, CA
DeAnza College, San Jose, CA
Painting and Sculpture in California: The Modern Era, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Painting and Sculpture in California, National Collection of Fine Arts, Washington, DC

1975
Fundamental Painting, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Both Kinds: Contemporary Art from Los Angeles, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Current Concerns, Part I, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

1974
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

1972
Los Angeles ‘72, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY
Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
15 Los Angeles Artists, Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

1971
24 Young Los Angeles Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The 32nd Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Art, The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC

1970
Photography Into Sculpture, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1969
Indiana University Art Museum, Bloomington, IN
Painting Invitational – Arts 1969 Festival, University of Nevada, Reno, NV
Konzeption/Conception, Städtisches Museum Schloss Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

 

Awards
2010 Erich Hauser-Preis
2000 Bayerisches Staatsschauspiel/Marstall/Museum Villa Stuck, ‘De Nada/Circle Jerk‘ [performance in: ‘L.A. – ex], Munich, Germany
1998 Louis Comfort Tiffany Grant
1988 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
1979 D.A.A.D. Grant, Berlin, Germany