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b. 1944, USA

Allan McCollum Biography

Allan McCollum was born in 1944 Los Angeles, California, and lives and works in New York City. His work is in over seventy museum collections, including the National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York and the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Solo retrospectives of McCollum’s work have been held internationally including at the Musée d‘Art Moderne, Villeneuve d’Ascq, Lille; the Sprengel Museum, Hannover; the Serpentine Gallery, London; among many others. He has produced public art projects in both the United States and Europe. His work was also recently included in the 9th Bienal do Mercosul, in Porto Alegre, Brazil, curated by Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy. Numerous texts on McCollum's work have been published by a number of art historians and critics including Martha Buskirk, Maryjo Marks, Rosalind Krauss, Craig Owens, Hal Foster, Anne Rorimer, Lynne Cooke, Lars Nittve, Thomas Lawson, Catherine Quéloz, Helen Molesworth, Johannes Meinhardt, Claude Gintz, Suzi Gablik, Nicolas Bourriaud, Rhea Anastas, Nancy Princenthal, and Jill Gasparina. In 2012, JRP Ringier published a monograph of McCollum’s work. 

Allan McCollum Featured Artworks

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Collection of Five Plaster Surrogates by Allan McCollum contemporary artwork painting
Allan McCollumCollection of Five Plaster Surrogates, 1986Acrylic on plaster
50 x 208 cm
Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea Contact Gallery
Collection of Eight Plaster Surrogates by Allan McCollum contemporary artwork installation
Allan McCollumCollection of Eight Plaster Surrogates, 1982-1985Enamel on hydro stone
24 x 190 cm
Mimmo Scognamiglio Artecontemporanea Contact Gallery
Collection of Five Plaster Surrogates by Allan McCollum contemporary artwork works on paper, sculpture
Allan McCollumCollection of Five Plaster Surrogates, 1982/1992Enamel on cast Hydrostone
Galerie Thomas Schulte Contact Gallery
Perpetual Photo by Allan McCollum contemporary artwork photography
Allan McCollumPerpetual Photo, 1982–1989Silver gelatin print, sepia-toned
114 x 122 cm
Galerie Thomas Schulte Contact Gallery
Perpetual Photo by Allan McCollum contemporary artwork photography
Allan McCollumPerpetual Photo, 1982–1989Silver gelatin print, sepia-toned
152 x 114 cm
Galerie Thomas Schulte Contact Gallery
The Shapes Project:  Threaded Shape (C086) by Allan McCollum contemporary artwork sculpture, textile
Allan McCollumThe Shapes Project: Threaded Shape (C086), 2005/2009-2010Unique digitized embroidered shape on cotton fabric in oval walnut frame
11 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
Krakow Witkin Gallery Contact Gallery
The Shapes Project:  Threaded Shapes by Allan McCollum contemporary artwork sculpture, textile
Allan McCollumThe Shapes Project: Threaded Shapes, 2005/2009-2010Digitally embroidered cotton fabric in oval walnut frame, 18 separate works
11 1/4 x 9 1/4 inches
Krakow Witkin Gallery Contact Gallery
Collection of Thirty Drawings by Allan McCollum contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Allan McCollumCollection of Thirty Drawings, 1989–1991Artist's pencil on museum board in thirty parts. Variable dimensions
Krakow Witkin Gallery Contact Gallery

Allan McCollum Recent Exhibitions

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