James Coleman



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James Coleman

(b. 1941, Ballaghaderren, Ireland. Lives and works in Dublin and Paris.)

James Coleman studied at the National College of Art and Design and University College, Dublin, as well as Ecole des Beaux Arts, Paris, and Accademia di Belle Arti, Milan. Coleman represented Ireland at the 1973 Paris Biennale and has participated in Documenta IX (1992), X (1997), XI (2002), and XII (2007). He received both the Kurt-Schwitters Prize, Hannover, Germany and the Kunstpreis München in 2002, and was awarded an honorary doctorate from the National University of Ireland, Galway, in 2006. Important solo exhibitions have been held at the Museo Reina Sofia (2012), the Irish Museum of Modern Art (2009), the Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (1999), and the Centre George Pompidou, Paris (1996).


RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2012
James Coleman, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
2011
James Coleman, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland
2009
James Coleman, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin, Ireland; Project Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland; Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland
2008
James Coleman, Compton Verney House Trust, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, England
2007
James Coleman, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2014
Museu Coleção Berardo (1960-2010), Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon
2012
Stage Presence: Theatricality in Art and Media, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California
2011
Terrible Beauty: Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance,”
Dublin Contemporary 2011, Dublin
Volume, MACBA – Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona
In the First Circle, Fundacion Antoni Tapies, Barcelona
Atlas. How to carry the world on one's back? Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
2010
ATLAS ¿Cómo llevar el mundo a cuestas? - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
2009
Une image peut en cacher une autre: Arcimboldo, Dali, Raetz," Galeries Nationales, Grand Palais, Paris, France
2007
On History," curated by Gloria Moure, Fundacion Santander Central Hispano, Madrid, Spain
Documenta 12, Kassel, Germany
2006
The 80's: A Topology of Sense," Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal

James Coleman Exhibitions

30/40 Part I
30/40 Part I

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
September 10 - October 13, 2007
New York


Invisible Colors
Invisible Colors

Curated by Karina Daskalov
June 23 - July 27, 2007
Paris


James Coleman
James Coleman

May 6 - June 10, 2006
Paris


James Coleman
James Coleman

Photograph
February 26 - April 1, 2000
Paris


James Coleman
James Coleman

Photograph (1998-1999) and Untitled: Philippe VACHER (1990)
January 11 - February 19, 2000
New York



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