Jim Shaw
Installation View
November 1December 21, 2013

 

Jim Shaw
 
Born in Midland, Michigan, 1952
 
Education

MFA, California Institute of the Arts, 1978
BFA, University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, 1974
 
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California
 
One-Person Exhibitions

2015
Entertaining Doubts, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

2014
I Only Wanted You to Love Me, Metro Pictures, New York, NY
Jim Shaw: Entertaining Doubts, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams, MA

2013
The Hidden World: Jim Shaw, Didactic Art Collection, Chalet Society, Paris, FranceSimon Lee Gallery, London, England
Simon Lee Gallery, London, England

2012
Jim Shaw’s Dream Drawings,
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Dreams
, BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
The Rinse Cycle, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
Metro Pictures Gallery, New York, New York
 
2011
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Jim Shaw: Cakes, Men in Pain, White Rectangles, Devil in the Details, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, California
 
2010
Jim Shaw: New Works, Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece
Left Behind, CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
 
2009
Wet Dreams, Erotic Dream Drawings by Jim Shaw, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
The Whole: A Study in Oist Integrated Movement, Simon Lee Gallery, London, England
 
2008
Extraordinary Rendition, Patrick Painter Inc. (Melrose Gallery), Los Angeles, CALIFORNIA
Jim Shaw: New Arrivals, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
 
2007
Jim Shaw: Dr. Goldfoot and His Bikini Bombs, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
2012 - Montezuma’s Revenge, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Berlin, Germany
The Hole, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Jim Shaw: The Donner Party, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
Jim Shaw: Distorted Faces & Portraits, 1978-2006, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland (exh. cat.)
Jim Shaw, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
 
2006
Left Behind #8, 9, 10, Patrick Painter West, Santa Monica, California
Dream Object (I was in my Japanese gallery / museum in Japan…), Patrick Painter East, Santa Monica, California
Vise Head, Patrick Painter East, Santa Monica, California
Jim Shaw, My Mirage 1986-91, Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, New York
Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece
Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England
 
2005
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
The Inky Depths / The Woman in the Wilderness, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
The Dream That Was No More A Dream, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, California
 
2004
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England
 
2003
Kill Your Darlings, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, California
Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Jim Shaw, Bernier/Eliades, Athens, Greece
Jim Shaw: O, Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France; Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland (exh. cat.)
 
2002
The Goodman Image File and Study, Swiss Institute, New York, New York
The Rite of the 360°, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Jim Shaw, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
O-ist Thrift Store Paintings, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
 
2001
Dreamt of Drawings, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England
Jim Shaw, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
 
2000
Thrift Store Paintings, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, California
Everything Must Go, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
Everything Must Go, Musee d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Johnen + Schottle, Cologne, Germany
 
1999
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Jim Shaw Everything Must Go 1976 -1999, Casino-Luxembourg –  Forum d'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg; traveling to Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio (exh. cat.)
 
1998
Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria
 
1997
The Deep, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Bookbeat, Detroit, Michigan
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, California
 
1996
Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
The Sleep of Reason, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Dreams, Cabinet Gallery, London, England
 
1995
What Exactly is a Dream and What Exactly is a Joke..., Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, NV
I Dreamed I was performing in an Alternative Space w/ my Maidenform Bra, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, California
 
1994
Dreams That Money Can Buy, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
 
1993
Dreams That Money Can Buy, Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Dreams That Money Can Buy, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
 
1992
Horror A Vacui, (with Benjamin Weissman), Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
 
1991
Jim Shaw: My Mirage, St. Louis Museum of Art, St. Louis, MO
Feature Inc., New York, New York
Thrift Store Paintings, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
 
1990
Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Jim Shaw: My Mirage, Matrix Gallery, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, California
Feature Inc., New York, New York
 
1989
Dennis Anderson Gallery, Los Angeles, California
 
1986
The Nuclear Family, EZTV, Los Angeles, California
 
1981
Jim Shaw: Life and Death, Zero Zero Club, Los Angeles, California
 
 
Group Exhibitions

2014
The Century of the Bed, Galerie Steinek, Vienna, Austria
What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, Rhode Island School of Design Museum, Providence, RI
Nothing Twice, Cricoteka, Krakow, Poland
My Little Boat of Sorrow, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Another Look at Detroit: Parts 1 and 2, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY and Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
In the Crack of the Dawn, POOL LUMA/WESTBAU, Zürich, Switzerland
The Crime Was Almost Perfect, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands; traveled to Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
Hearsay: Contemporary Artists Reveal Urban Legends, Begovich Gallery, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 

2013
Florence and Daniel Guerlain Donation, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France XXXL Painting, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
The Encyclopedic Palace: 55th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
I’m Dreaming about a Reality, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
A Point of View: Selected Gifts from the Laurence A. Rickels Collection," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
The Universal Addressability of Dumb Things, Bluecoat, Liverpool, England; traveled to Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, England; and De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, England
Ensemble, Backlit, Nottingham, England
Works on Paper, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland

2012
Group Face: John Baldessari, Liz Craft, Jim Shaw, Liz Larner
, Paradise Garage, Venice, CA
Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
Poule!
, Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
Shake and Bake
, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Lost in LA
, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California

2011
Return of the Repressed: Destroy All Monsters 1973 - 1977, Prism Gallery, Los Angeles, California (exh. cat.)
All of the Above, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Fumetto – International Comix-Festival, Lucerne, Switzerland
Secret Societies, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Move: Choreographing You, Haus der Kunst, Munich; K20 Kunstsammlung Nordhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
The Spectacular of Vernacular, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, New Jersey (exh. cat.)
Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothchild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Martin Gropius Bau, Berliner Festspiele, Berlin, Germany (exh. cat.)
ECHOES, Centre Culturel Suisse / Paris, Pro Helvetia Foundation Suisse Poor La Culture, Paris, France (curated by Francis Baudevin) 
The Archaic Revival, Las Cienega Projects, Hollywood, California (curated by Dani Tull)
 
2010
Move: Choreographing You, Hayward Gallery, London, France (exh. cat.)
BigMinis. Fetishes of crisis, CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (exh. cat.)
The Artist’s Museum, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Simon Lee à Paris, Galerie Kreo, Paris, France
Rive Gauche/Rive Droite, Paris, France (exh. cat.)
California Dreamin’, Arte Portugal 10, Lisbon, Portugal
From Ritual to Theatre, Ancient and Modern, London
The Modern Myth: Drawing Mythologies in Modern Times, Paul J. Sachs Drawing Galleries, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Alchemy of Things Unknown (and a Visual Meditation on Transformation), Khastoo Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Incognito, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, California
Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since The 1960s, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, Texas; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, New York, New York; Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia (exh. cat.)
Jim Shaw: Sélection d’œuvres sur papier 1984-1997, Saint Honoré Art Consulting, Paris, France
Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection curated by Jeff Koons, New Museum, New York, New York
 
2009
Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
California Maximalism, Nyehaus, New York
Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York (exh. cat.)
Why Painting Now, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
Les Enfants Terribles, Eight Interpretation of La Colección, Fundación / La Colección Jumex, Mexico (exh. cat.)
Insiders. Experience, Practices, Know-how, CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, France (exh. cat.)
Grand Palais: La Force de l’Art 02, Paris, France
I DREAMED I WAS TALLER THAN JONATHAN BOROFSKY, Le Printemps de Septembre, les Abattoirs, Toulouse, France
Depression, Marres Centre of Contemporary Culture, Maastricht, The Netherlands
You Can’t Expect to Get Back to Normal, Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles
Les Années 80 – Second volet: Images & (re)presentations, La Magasin, Grenoble, France
SPY NUMBERS, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
AUTO. SUEÑO Y MATERIA: Automobile culture as critical and creative territory, LABoral
Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijon [Asturias], Spain; CA2M Centro de Arte Dos
de Mayo, Madrid, Spain (exh. cat.)
Los Angeles, Aspects of the Archaic Revival, Galerie Haus Schneider Uschi Kolb, Karlsruhe, Germany
Regift, The Swiss Institute / Contemporary Art, New York, New York
 
2008
Experimenta: Folklore, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Heroes And Villains, Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York
Homage to Modern Art, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
POLITICAL CORECT, BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
Faces and Figures (Revisited), Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York (exh. cat.)
The Unruly and the Humorous, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
It’s A Celebration, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
L.A. Law, Schmidt/Dean Gallery, Philadelphia, CA
Aspects of Mel’s Hole: Artists Respond to a Paranormal Land Event Occurring in Radiospace, California University Fullerton Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, California (exh. cat.)
2008 Busan Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition, curated by Nancy Burton & Michael Cohen, Busan, Korea (exh. cat.)
Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection, The Geffen Contemporary, Los Angeles, California
In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapose Factor, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California (exh. cat.)
Less is less and more is more, that’s all, CAPC Musée d'art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France
Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, LIFE, St. Nazaire, France; Museion, Bolzano, Italy; Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany (exh. cat.)
THIS IS NOT TO BE LOOKED AT: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (exh. cat.)
The Brotherhood of Subterranea, Kunstbunker, Nuremberg, Germany
Amateurs, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, California (exh. cat.)
No Body Puts Baby in a Corner, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes (Not to Play with Dead Things), Centre National
 d’Art Contemporain de la Villa Arson, Nice, France (exh. cat.)
Dreaming / Sleeping, Passage du Retz, Paris; Petah Tivka Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel
In Geneva No One Can Hear You Scream, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva (exh. cat.)
Glossolalia: Languages of Drawing, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England
Collecting Collections: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of The Museum of
Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, The Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California
Animations / Fictions, Works from the FNAC Collections, Fond National d’Art Comtemporain, Paris, The National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest, Romania
The Third (2007) LA Weekly Biennial: Some Paintings, Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, California
 
2007
Strange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring, Camden Arts Centre, London, England
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art of Chicago, Chicago
If Everybody Had an Ocean -  Brian Wilson: An Art Exhibition, Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, England; traveling to CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (exh. cat.)
Ten Years, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England
Middle School: Smart Art Press, The First Thirteen Years, Track 16, Santa Monica, California
Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists, The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California (exh. cat.)
Hammer Contemporary Collection, The Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, California
Olaf Breuning, Mike Kelley, Louise Lawler, John Miller, Tony Oursler, Sterling Ruby, Jim Shaw & Andreas Slominski, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Group Show: Peter Callesen, Karen Kilimnik, Jim Shaw, Marnie Weber, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England
 
2006
Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California (exh. cat.)
Multiplicity: Prints and Multiples from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art and the University of Wollongong, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (exh. cat.)
Red Eye: Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida (exh. cat.)
Works on Paper, Patrick Painter, Inc., Santa Monica, California
Twice Drawn, The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs, New York
A Selected State, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England
Chain Letter, High Energy Constructs, Los Angeles, California
Slow Burn, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland
The Aesthetics of Art and Music: Punk, Magasin, Grenoble, France
Drawn into the World: Drawings from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art,
Chicago, Illinois
Los Angeles 1955-1985, Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France (exh. cat.)
Dormir, rêver…et autres nuits (To sleep, to dream…and other nights), CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux et Fage éditions, Lyon, France (exh. cat.)
Olaf Breuning, Jim Shaw, Cindy Sherman, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
JSA, Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Faces, Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland
 
2005
Self Portraits, Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, New York
Mike Kelley, Martin Kippenberger, Louise Lawler, Robert Longo, John Miller, Jim Shaw, Cindy Sherman, Gary Simmons, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Very Early Pictures, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, California
Drunk vs. Stoned 2, Gavin Brown Enterprises, New York, New York
Catherine Sullivan, Jim Shaw, Tony Oursler, Lucy McKenzie, Martin Kippenberger, Mike Kelley, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
100 Artists See God, ICA Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Bortolami Dayan, New York, New York
The Meeting, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, California
WivesHusbands, Domestic Setting, Los Angeles, California
 
2004
Walking on Elbows, Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Information and the mythological machine, Mead Gallery, University of Warwick, Coventry, England
Self Portraits, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
The Dogs, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Paper, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London
Disparities & Deformations, Site Sante Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico (exh. cat.)
100 Artists See Satan, Grand Central Art Center, Santa Ana, California (exh. cat.)
Diaries and Dreams – Contemporary Drawings, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy (exh. cat.)
Selected Works…, Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York, New York
100 Artists See God, organized by Independent Curators International; Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida; Jewish Museum, San Francisco, California; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California; Memorial Art Gallery, University of Rochester, New York; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London; Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach; Albright College Freedman Art Gallery, Reading, Pennsylvania; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee.
 
2003
Ivan Morley, Christian Schumann, Jim Shaw, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, California
Variations on the Theme of Illusion, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London
Drawings, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Il Passato Non Esiste, Aurora, Rovereto, Italy
Extra, Swiss Institute, New York, New York (exh. cat.)
 
2002
Metro Pictures, New York, New York
L.A. Post-Cool, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California (exh. cat.)
2002 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York (exh. cat.)
Amused, Perth Institute of Contemporary Art, Perth, Australia; Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Super Heroes, Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva, Switzerland
(The World May Be) Fantastic, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; Art Gallery of New
South Wales, Australia (exh. cat.)
Shoot the Singer: Music on Video, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
 
2001
22nd Annual Benefit Art Auction, L. A. C. E, Los Angeles, California
Amused, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
The Magic Hour, Neue Galerie Graz im Künstlerhaus, Graz, Austria
The Artist’s World, Logan Galleries, CCAC Institute, San Francisco, California (exh. cat.)
All Work and No Play Makes Jack a Dull Boy, Bern, Switzerland
Tony Oursler, Jim Shaw, John Miller, Mike Kelley, Galerie Biedermann, Munich, Germany
Pop & Post-Pop (On Paper), Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Rena Branstein, San Francisco, California
 
2000
Jim Shaw, Yoshitomo Nara, Johnen + Shottle, Cologne, Germany
Destroy All Monsters, CoCa, Seattle, Washington
La Bienniale de Montreal 2000, Montreal, Canada
Made in California, LACMA, Los Angeles, California
Representing LA, Friart Museum, Seattle, Washington
Musé d’arts Modeste, Sette, France
El Podar del Nar, Centre d’arte Castille, Spain
Dreaming Machines, London, England
Diary, London, England
Projection 24/7, The Standard, Hollywood, California
The Goodbye Show, Pasadena, California
 
1999
Drawn by..., Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Basement Series #1, Pasadena, California
In Sickness and in Health: Jim Shaw and Marnie Weber, Recent Works, Project Gallery, Wichita, Kansas
Drawn from the Artist’s Collections, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California (curated by Anne Philbin and Jack Shear)
I, Me, Mine, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, California (curated by Mike Mehring)
God Don’t Make No Junk, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas
Videos of Artist Discussions, Rupertinum, Salzburg, Germany
Pasadena Adjacent, Richard Heller Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Anisi de Suite 3, Centre Regional d’art Contemporain, Languedoc-Roussillon, France
At Century’s End, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida
Drawings, Copenhagen, Denmark
 
1998
Tell me a Story, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, France
Time After Time…, Emily Tsingou Gallery, London
Pop Surrealism, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticutt (exh. cat.)
I Rip You, You Rip Me (Honey, We’re Going Down in History), Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Eccentric Drawing, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Germany
Affinities and Collections, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, California
Everybody Loves a Clown, Baby, Why Don’t You?, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, California (exh. cat.)
Night Vision, Junior Arts Center Gallery, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, California (curated by Michael Miller)
Spread, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
The Bean Show, Dirt Gallery, Hollywood, California
Slip Stream, Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
Life Lessons: How Art Can Change Your Life: The Judy and Art Spence Collection, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
Affinities and Collections, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, California
Fictional Biographies, Rio Hondo College, Whittier, California
LA on Paper: Relax, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
Educating Barbie, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York, New York (exh. cat.)
From Head to Toe: Concepts of the Body in 20th Century Art, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California (exh. cat.)
Carte Blanche, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Institut Français, Turin, Italy
Graphic, Monash University Gallery, Clayton, Victoria, Australia
The New Surrealism, Pamela Auchincloss, New York, New York
 
1997
Slad, Apex Art, New York Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Angel: Angel, Kunsthalle Wien, Galerie Rudolfinum Prague, Czech Republic (exh. cat.)
Display, The Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark  (exh. cat.)
Drawings, Meyerson and Nowinski, Seattle, WA
Performance Anxiety, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California
Sunshine & Noir, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark; Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Italy; UCLA Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California (exh. cat.)
I Have a Dream, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, California
KunstlerInnen, Künsthaus Bregenz, Austria
 
1996
Psy-Fi, Real Art Ways (RAW), Hartford, CT
Anomalies, The Contemporary Arts Collective, Charleston, Las Vegas, NV
The Comic Depiction of Sex in American Art, Sabine Knust Gallery, Munich, Germany
Haus 19; Andreas Binder Gallery; Mathias Kampl Gallery, Munich, Germany
Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, Michigan
Group Show, Malmö, Sweden
Be Specific, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Popcultural, South London Gallery; South Hampton City Art Gallery, London, England
 
1995
Feature Inc., New York, New York
It’s Only Rock and Roll, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; Lakeview Museum of Arts and Sciences, Peoria, Illinois; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia; Tacoma Art Museum, Washington; Jacksonville Museum of Art, Florida; Bedford Gallery at the Regional Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, California; The Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona; North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Florida, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconsin; Arkansas Art Center; Fresno Metropolitan Museum, Fresno, California; Austin Museum of Art, Texas (exh. cat.)
From L.A. with Love, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Galleri Andreas Brändström, Stockholm, Sweden (with Marnie Weber)
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC (exh. cat.)
 
1994
Can You Always Believe Your Eyes?, De Beyerd, Breda, Holland
Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Laura Carpenter Fine Art, Santa Fe, NM (with Tony Oursler)
Single-Cell Creatures: Cartoons and their Influence on the Contemporary Arts, Katonah Museum of Art, New York
Arrested Childhood, Center of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida (exh. cat.)
Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Facts and Figures, Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, California
Summer Academy I, PaceWildenstein Gallery, New York, New York
 
1993
Prospect ‘93, Frankfurter Kunstverein/Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Der Zerbrochene Spiegel (Thrift Store Painting Collection), Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Kuenste, Vienna; Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (exh. cat.)
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York, New York
Sampler-Southern California Video Tape Collection, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, New York
Into the Lapse, Royal Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen, Denmark (video)
Four Centuries of Drawing: 1593-1993, Kohn Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, California
SoHo at Duke IV, Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina
Kustom Kultur, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California
The Language of Art, Kunsthalle, Vienna, Austria
Summer Reading, Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Sampler: Southern California Video Tape Collection 1970-1993, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy (organized by Paul McCarthy)
Four Centuries of Drawing: 1593-1993, Kohn Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, California
 
1992
Helter Skelter: L.A. Art in the 1990s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California (exh. cat.)
Songs of Innocence/Songs of Experience, Whitney Museum of American Art at Equitable Center, New York, New York
How It Is, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, New York
Drawings, Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Just Pathetic, American Fine Arts Co., New York, New York
Re-Framing Cartoons, Wexner Art Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
True Stories, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Tattoo Collection: autour du tatouage, une collection de projets, photos et textes, Air de Paris, Nice, France and Urbi et Orbi, Paris; Daniel Bucholz, Cologne, Germany
American Art of the 80’s, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento, Italy (exh. cat.)
Metro Pictures, New York, New York
The Day the Earth Stood Still, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, California
LAX, Galerie Ursula Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
Rosamund Felsen Clinic and Recovery Center, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Irony and Ecstasy: Contemporary American Drawings, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT
 
1991
1991 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York (exh. cat.)
Metro Pictures, New York, New York
Presenting Rearwards, Rosamund Felsen, Los Angeles, California
Ovarian Warriors vs. Knights of Crissum, Sue Spaid Fine Art, Los Angeles, California
HAH, Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica, California
The Store Show, Richard/Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, California (exh. cat.)
The Kelly Family, Bucholz/Schipper, Cologne, Germany
Thrift Store Paintings, Metro Pictures, New York, New York
California North and South, Aspen Museum of Art, Colorado
No Man’s Time, Villa Arson, Nice, France (exh. cat.)
 
1990
Video and Dream, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Thrift Store Paintings, Brand Library Art Galleries, Glendale, California; traveled to Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California                            
Berlin Film and Video Festival (video), Berlin
Recent Drawings: Roni Horn, Charles Ray, Jim Shaw, Michael Tetherow, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Total Metal, Simon Watson, New York, New York
 
1989
boys will be boys, Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, California
Dennis Anderson Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Erotophobia, Simon Watson, New York, New York
L.A. Six, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, California
Buttinsky, Feature Inc., New York, New York
ACCEPTABLE ENTERTAINMENT & ABOUT T.V. Appropriation and Parody in Contemporary Video Art, Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Thick and Thin, Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, California
No Stomach, San Diego, California
Romancing the Stone, Feature Inc., New York, New York
Amerikarma, Hallwalls, Buffalo, New York
 
1988
Dennis Anderson Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Feature Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
In the Afterglow of TV Land, Infermental VIII, Tokyo, Japan
Telling Tales, Artists Space, New York, New York
Saxon-Lee Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1988 Videonale, Bonn, Germany (video)
 
1987
L.A. Hot and Cool: The Eighties, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts  
New California Video, A Survey of Open Channels: Open Channels III, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, California
Cal Arts; Skeptical Belief(s), The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Illinois; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
Heterodoxy, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, California
LA2DA, Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California
 
1986
Social Distortions, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
Hang 12, Piezo Electric Gallery, Venice, California
 
1985
B & W, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
TV Generations, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
The Magic Show, Atelier Gallery, University of Southern California, Santa Monica, California
 
1984
The Floor Show, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, California
 
1976
Rackum Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI
 
 
Performances
 
2010
A Night of Growth and Discovery, benefit for West of Rome Public Art, Pasadena, Farley Building, Eagle Rock, California
The Alchemy of Things Unknown (and a Visual Meditation on Transformation), Khastoo Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Opening performance, Left Behind, CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
 
2009
A Tone Meant for Your Sins, Blinding the Ears – Action, Behavior, Performance, Instant Theatre, Artissima, Torino, Italy
Performance with Dani Tull. Blast! 6, A Benefit to support the Society for the Activation of Social Space through Art and Sound (SASSAS), private residence, Los Angeles, California
 
2007
Opening performance, Into the Vacuum: Drones, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Into the Vacuum: An Evening of Oist Sacred Music, Billy Wilder Theater, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
 
 
Lectures, Symposia, Seminars with the Artist

2012
The Artist as Musician
, Art Basel Conversations with Hans Ulrich Obrist, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL

2011
Les Amis Imaginaires: Colloque “Art & Science,” Université de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Discussion with Mike Kelley and Jim Shaw, The Spectacular of Vernacular, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
 
2010
Hammer Lectures: The Red Book Dialogues: Jim Shaw & Gilda Frantz, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
 
2007
Discussion and screening with Mike Kelley. Conversations with Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Bing Theater, Los Angeles, California, November 18, 2007. On the occasion of the exhibition, Dalí: Painting and Film
 
 
Video Shows & Screenings

2010
From Ritual to Theatre, ANCIENT & MODERN (curated by Ben Judd), London, England (Initiation Ritual of the 360 Degrees)
Be Glad For the Song Has No End ~ A Festival of Artists Music, Wysing Art Centre in Cambridge, England
The Hole, 2007. From Dusk Till Dawn: If I Can’t Dance…, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, March 19 – 20, 2010.
 
 
Curatorial Projects

2009
Victor Houteff: At the Eleventh Hour, Cabinet Magazine, New York, New York
 
 
Awards and Grants

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 2004
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant, 1989
Art Matters Inc., 1988
National Endowment for the Arts Visual Artists Fellowship Grant, 1986


Museum and Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA
Fri-Art Museum, Switzerland
Fond National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC), Paris, France
FRAC, Normandie, France
Colección Jumex, Estado de Mexico
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York
The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
Los Angles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York
Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
 
 
Catalogues

2014
Nadel, Dan and Judith Tannenbaum. What Nerve! Alternative Figures in American Art, 1960 to the Present. Providence, R.I.: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 2014.

2013
Gioni, Massimiliano. The Encyclopedic Palace: Venice Biennale 2013. Venice: Marsilio, 2013.
Hoek, Els, Sjarel Ex, and Hans Smits. XXXL Painting: Jim Shaw, Klaas Kloosterboer, Chris Martin. Rotterdam: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, 2013. 

2012
Laubard, Charlotte, ed. Jim Shaw: Left Behind. Bordeaux: CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain, 2012. 

2011
Albertini, Rosana. White Owls: Artists I Found in Los Angeles 1994 – 2011, N. 2 of the Collection “The Red Thread,” Los Angeles: Oreste & Co., 2011, 80-84.
Alexander, Darsie; Jackson, John Brinckerhoff; Sturdevant, Andy; Viso, Olga; Washington, Camille. The Spectacular of Vernacular, Minneapolis, Minnessota: Walker Art Center, 2011, 25, 84-87.
Meyers, Terry R, ed. Painting (Documents of Contemporary Art), London, England: Whitechapel Gallery; Cambridge, Massachusetts: MIT Press, 2011, 16, 70-71.
Hainley, Bruce; Higgie, Jennifer; Moulène, Claire; Musgrave, David; Schuster, Aaron; Vaillant, Alexis. BigMinis: Fetishes of Crisis, Bordeaux, France: CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux; Berlin: Sternberg Press, 2011, 180.
 
2010
Morgan, Robert; Pinchebeck, Daniel; Rubin, David. Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art Since The 1960s, San Antonio, Texas: San Antonio Museum of Art, 2010, 26, 78.
 
2009
Blancsubé, Michel. Les Enfants Terribles, Eight Interpretation of La Colección, Mexico: Fundación / La Colección Jumex, 2009, 72, 81, 170-71, 257.
Laubard, Charlotte; Petetin, Claire; Renard, Émilie; Robert, Jean-Paul; Troussicot, Éric; Tytelman, Yann Chateigné. Insiders. Experience, Practices, Know-how, Bordeaux, France: CAPC Musée d’art contemporain de Bourdeaux; Dijon, France: Les Presses du Réel, 2009, 82, 85.
Bernard, Christian & Jean-Max Colard. Le Printemps de Septembre – à Toulouse, 2009, 58.
Rattemeyer, Christian. Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, New York, New York: Museum of Modern Art, 2009, 224-225.
Palais De Tokyo / Magazine: SPY Numbers (Summer 2009): 78.
Matrix / Berkeley: A Changing Exhibition of Contemporary Art (The MATRIX 30th Anniversary), The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum; Pacific Film Archive, New York: D.A.P. Distributed Arts Publishers, 2009, 291–93.
 
2008
agnès b.; Dirié, Clément; Glissant, Edouard; Hoffman, Felix; Obrist, Hans Ulrich. collection agnès b., Zurich, Switzerland: JRP/Ringier, 2008, 71–75.
Colburn, Bolton; Linton, Meg; Williams, Robert. In the Land of Retinal Delights: The Juxtapose Factor, Laguna Beach, California: Laguna Art Museum; Corte Madera, California: Gingko Press, 2008, 82.
Faces and Figures (Revisited), New York: Marc Jancou Contemporary, 2008.
Mel’s Hole, Santa Ana, California: CSFU Grand Central Art Center and the Grand Central Press, 2008, 28–29. 
Goldstein, Ann; Morse, Rebecca; Schimmel, Paul. This Is Not to Be Looked at: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California: Museum of Contemporary Art, 2008, 272-73.
Burton, Nancy; Cohen, Michael. 2008 Busan Biennale Contemporary Art Exhibition, Busan, Korea: Busan Biennale, 2008.
Roberts, John and Ralfph Rugoff. Amateurs, San Francisco, California: CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, 2008, 84–87.
Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, St. Nazaire, France: LIFE; Bolzano, Italy: Museion; Dusseldorf, Germany: Kunsthalle, 2008.
In Geneva No One Can Hear You Scream, Geneva: Blondeau Fine Art Services; Zurich, Switzerland: JRP/Ringier, 2008, 137–45.
Bismuth, Julien; Brignone, Patricia;De Brugerolle, Marie; Labelle-Rojoux, Arnaud; Mangion, Eric; Wajcman, Gérard; Wood, Catherine. Ne pas jouer avec des choses mortes (Not to Play with Dead Things), Nice, France: Centre National d’Art Contemporain de la Villa Arson, Zurich: JRP/Ringier, 2008, 188-89, 222.
Jim Shaw: Long Scroll Drawing, Milan, Italy: Massimo De Carlo, 2008.
 
2007
Jim Shaw: Distorted Faces & Portraits, 1978-2006, Blondeau Fine Art Services, JRP/Ringier, Zurich, Switzerland
 
2006
Fréchuret, Maurice; Leeman, Richard; Nancy, Jean-Luc; Poisay, François; Sans, Jérome; Shusterman, Ronald. Dormir, rêver…et autres nuits (To sleep, to dream…and other nights), CAPC, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux et Fage éditions, Lyon: 42, 45-47.
Barkley, Glenn; Macgregor, Elizabeth Ann; Sutton, Gerard. Multiplicity: Prints and Multiples from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art and the University of Wollongong, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia, Museum of Contemporary Art Limited, October 12, 2006 -  March 25, 2007. 
Fifth Interpretation of the Collection, La Colección Jumex, Pachuca, Mexico: 90-91
Jim Shaw: Selected Dream Drawings, Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, California
Jim Shaw, Jim Shaw: O, JRP/Ringier, Zurich, Switzerland
 
2005
Private View 1980 2000 Collection Pierre Huber, JRP/Ringier, Zurich: 203-206.
Hamilton, Elizabeth, ed. The Blake Byrne Collection, MOCA, Los Angeles, California: 87.
Kantor, Jordan. Drawing from the Modern: After the Endgames, The Museum of Modern Art, New York: 122.
 
2003
Une Collection Pour Une Région, 1982 – 2002, Haute-Normandie, France: 8, 263.
 
2002
Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia: 189-92.
Video Acts, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York: 189-91, 197.
 
2001
Painting at the Edge of the World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis: 149-50
 
1999
Everything Must Go: Jim Shaw 1974-1999, essays by Doug Harvey, Noelle Roussel, Fabrice Stroun, Amy Gerstler; interview with Mike Kelly, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg.
 
1998
The New Neurotic Realism, essay by Dick Price, The Saatchi Gallery, London
Pop Surrealism, essays by Richard Klein, Dominique Nahas, Ingrid Schaffner, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut
Educating Barbie, essays by David Burrows & Mark Harris, Trans Hudson Gallery, New York

1997
Sunshine & Noir, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark; Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contempotnae, Italy; UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles
Larsen, Lars-Bang. Jim Shaw,” Display: International Exhibition of Painting, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark: 62–63.

1995
Dreams, Santa Monica, California: Smart Art Press
Art on Paper, Jeremy Gilbert-Rolfe, "Otroci Los Angeles a jini: mladi umelci z Los Angeles," Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
It's Only Rock and Roll, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio
 
1994
Schjeldahl, Peter. Columns & Catalogues, The Figures, Great Barrington, MA: 45-47.

1993
Thrift Store Paintings: Jim Shaw, Uta Nusser, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria; Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany
Kissick, John. Art: Context and Criticism. Britol: Wm.C.Brown Communications, Inc.
 
1992
Gudis, Catherine, ed. Helter Skelter: LA Art in the 1990s. The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
American Art of the 80's, essay by Jerry Saltz, Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento, Italy
Shaw, Jim. True Stories, ICA, The Mall, London, England
 
1991
1991 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


Articles & Reviews

2014
Johnson, Ken. "Jim Shaw: 'I Only Wanted You to Love Me.'" New York Times, September 25, 2014.
Chaillou, Timothée. "Jim Shaw: Chalet Society, Paris." Flash Art 47, no. 294 (January-Febrary 2014): 102-3.
Helmore, Edward. "The Art That's Driving Detriot out of the Doldrums." Guardian, July 27, 2014.
Hoeber, Julian. "Artists at Work: Jim Shaw." Eastofborneo.org, April 30, 2014.
Schad, Ed. "Jim Shaw." ArtReview 66, no. 1 (January-February 2014): 126.


2013
Chech, Carol. "Ceci N'est Pas... Celebrates French-Angeleno Rapport." Art Ltd. (July-August 2013): 32-33.
Drohojowska-Philp, Hunter. "Jim Shaw at Blum and Poe." KCRW.com, November 7, 2013.Elias, Chad. "Jim Shaw." Frieze, no. 153 (March 2013): 162.
Gabler, César. "Surrealismo: Dos Caras de la Modernidad." La Panera, no. 41 (August 2013): 14-15.
Harcourt, Glenn. "Jim Shaw at Blum & Poe." Artillery 8, no. 2 (January-February 2014): 50. 
James, Mitch. "SMMoA Presents a Conversation on the Mobile Homestead Project Tuesday." Santa Monica Mirror, September 16, 2013.
Kirby, Peter. "The Hole." MOCAtv video, 11:53. January 24, 2013. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lBEPTGRGeJI.
Kirby, Peter. "The Whole." MOCAtv video, 11:08. January 24, 2013. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcjSyTrp2hk.
Lauwaert, Maaike. "Jim Shaw: Chalet Society." Artforum.com, December 4, 2013.
Leonard, L. "Jim Shaw at Simon Lee Gallery." Artobserved.com (blog), March 26, 2013.
Spencer, Catherine. "Jim Shaw: The Rinse Cycle." Thisistomorrow.info, January 23, 2013.
Pagel, David. "Jim Shaw's Juxtapositions Keep Viewers Guessing." Los Angeles Times, November 27, 2013. 
Pierce, Tessa. "A Closer Look at...Jim Shaw." Leeds Student, March 4, 2013.
Zellen, Jody. “Jim Shaw.” ArtScene 33, no. 4 (December 2013): 16-17. 

2012
"Artist Jim Shaw Dissects US Pop Culture." Guardian (London) video, 18:27. November 8, 2012. http://www.guardian.co.uk/artanddesign/video/2012/nov/08/jim-shaw-baltic....
Harvey, Doug. “Mad World: Jim Shaw’s Wonderous and Difficult Year.” Modern Painters 24, no. 9 (November 2012): 72-77. 
Harvey, Doug. "My Mirage by Jim Shaw." Artillery 6, no. 6 (Summer 2012): 46-47.
Harvey, Doug. “Punks Out of the Past: Mike Kelley, Jim Shaw, and Destroy All Monsters.” Modern Painters 24, no. 2 (March 2012): 52-9.
Nathan, Emily. "Jim Shaw: Metro Pictures," Artnet.com, March 23, 2012.
Shaw, Michael. "Julian Hoeber: Vigorous and Rigorous, Demon Hill & de Menil," The Conversation: An Artist Podcast, theconversationartistpodcast.podomatic.com, May 25, 2012.  

2011
Frank, Peter. “Haiku Review: Dark Entries, Galerie Anaïs,” Huffington Post, January 6, 2011
Martinez, Alanna. “Art Punks Made Good: See Artifacts From the Destroy All Monsters Retrospective at Prism Gallery,” Artinfo.com, November 20, 2011.
Mizota, Sharon. “Art Review: Jim Shaw at Patrick Painter,” Latimes.com, May 22, 2011.
Stroun, Fabrice. “Curator’s Key.” Spike Art Quarterly (Winter 2011): 44-6.
Taft, Catherine. “Beroep: Dilettant, Interview met Jim Shaw.” Metropolis M, no. 3 (June-July 2011): 34-41.

2010
Bernard, Étienne. “Vernacular Mysticism.” 02, no. 55 (Autumn 2010): 24-5.
Dejean, Gallien. “Le Complot de l’ornement.” May, May 5, 2010.
Diamantopoulou, Sylvia. Vogue Hellas, no. 129 (November 2010): 214-17.
Lavrador, Judicaél. “Jim Shaw: Apocalypse Now A Bordeaux: L’Amérique en roue libre dans la nef du CAPC.” Beaux Arts (May 20, 2010).
Prodhon, Françoise-Claire. “Jim Shaw, un éclectisme foisonnant.” Architectural Digest, Les Publications Condé Nast S.A. (June 2010): 84-5.

2009
Benhamou-Huet, Judith. “Toulouse-Lyon: L’art contemporain s’expose.” Les Echos (October 2, 2009): 17.
Bishop, Sophie. “New Age For Art,” Mayfair Times, February 2009: 16.
Davies, Lillian. “Home Grown: Toulouse France,” Artforum.com, October 1, 2009. 
Drake, Cathryn. “Silence Is Golden: Turin,” Artforum.com, November 16, 2009.
Frenzel, Sebastian. “Drei Fragen an: Jim Shaw.” Monopol, no. 3 (March 9, 2009): 17.
Harvey, Doug. “Artist’s Collection: Jim Shaw.” Modern Painters, February 2009: 22-3.
“Jim Shaw interviewed by Andy Holden.” Turps Banana, 2009.
Sumpter, Helen. “The Joy of Sects,” Time Out (London), February 19-25, 2009: 45-8.

2008
Baker, Kenneth. “A Bunch of Amateurs,” San Francisco Chronicle, May 24, 2008.
Buckley, Annie. “Jim Shaw,” Artforum.com, December 5, 2008.
Harvey, Doug. “Duking It Out at Patrick Painter with Jim and Peter and Glenn. Agree to dis,” LA Weekly, December 9, 2008. 
Helfand, Glen. “Homecoming Kings,” Artforum.com, May 1, 2008.
“Jim Shaw,” DailyServing.com, January 17, 2008.
Myers, Julian. “Amateurs.” Frieze, no. 117 (September 2008).
Pritikin, Renny. “Amateurs at Wattis Institute at CCA,” Shotgun-Review.com, May 13, 2008.
Smith, Roberta. “Jim Shaw,” New York Times, January 18, 2008.
Vogel, Traci. “Novices School the Art Pros in Amateurs Show,” San Francisco Weekly, May 14, 2008.

2007
Ascari, Alessio. “Jim Shaw.” Mousse, no. 10 (September 2007): 18-21.
“Jim Shaw Talks with Dani Tull About His Paintings,” New York Arts Magazine, November- December 2007.
Karich, Swantje. “Visuelle Wirbel und macabre Endzeitstimmung.” Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, no. 48, December 2, 2007.
Knight, Christopher. “'Eden's Edge: Fifteen L.A. Artists': An L.A. Art History Exhibit that Twists, Turns and Looks Back,” Los Angeles Times, May 23, 2007
Müller, Dominikus. “Neu unterm S-Bahnbogen: Von der Seine an die Spree: Praz-Delavallade startet mit Jim Shaw.” Berliner Zeitung, no. 289 (December 11, 2007).

2006
Danby, Charles. “Jim Shaw.” Frieze, no. 100 (June-August 2006): 275.
Duncan, Michael. “Opening Salvos in L.A.” Art in America (November 2006): 76-83.
Richer, Francesca and Matthew Rosenzweig, eds. No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists. New York: Distributed Art Publishers, 342.
Satz, Aura. “Tema Celeste.” (July-August 2006): 79.
“Superstars: von Warhol bis Madonna.” Kunsthalle Wien & BA-CA Kunstforum: 123. 
“The Artists’ Artists: Jim Shaw.” Artforum 45, no. 4 (December 2006): 111.

2005
“Jim Shaw: The Inky Depths/The Woman in the Wilderness.” Time Out (New York) October 2005: 13-9.

2004
Dee Michell, Charles. “Report From Santa Fe– Everything in Excess.” Art in America (November 2004): 84–91.
Purcell, Greg. “Unpopular Authorship: The Drawings of Jim Shaw,” NY Arts, January-February 2004, 62.
Tumlir, Jan. “Destroy All Monsters– Jan Tummlir on Motor City Madness.” ArtForum 43, no. 4 (October 2004): 85-6, 276-8.

2003
Church, Amanda. “Jim Shaw, Metro Pictures.” Flash Art 36, no. 233 (November-December 2003): 54.
Falconer, Morgan. “Interview with Jim Shaw.” Contemporary no. 55: 78-83.
Harvey, Doug. “Craked Abstraction: The Geometrical Designs of Alfred Jensen, the ‘O-ist’ Discoveries of Jim Shaw,” LA Weekly, February 7-13.
Levine, Carey. “Jim Shaw at Metro Pictures and the Swiss Institute.” Art in America, no. 3 (March 2003): 126-7.
Magnuson, Ann. “L.A. Woman: New World ‘O’ rder.” Paper (February 2003): 53.
Pagel, David. “Eye-to-eye with Forgotten Codgers,” Los Angeles Times, January 17.
Pollack, Barbara. “The New Visionaries.” ARTnews (December 2003): 92-7.
Tavee, Art. “Between Rock and a Hard Place.” Contemporary 55: 96–9.

2002
Burnett, Craig. “Praise the Big ‘O’.” Modern Painters (Autumn 2002): 153.
Douglas, Sarah. “Jim Shaw: the Goodman Image File and Study Swiss Institute,” Art Newspaper, no. 128, September 2002, 2.
Kimmelman, Michael. “Jim Shaw,” New York Times, October 4, 2002.
Leith, Anne. “Jim Shaw.” Modern Painters (Winter 2002): 148-50.
Saltz, Jerry. "A World Apart," The Village Voice, May 2002, 8-14.
Stern, Steven. "Sweet Charity." Frieze, no. 68 (June-August 2002): 94-7.
Stern, Steven. “Shaggy Dogma Stories,” Time Out (New York), October 3-10, 2002: 58.
Williams, Gregory. “Jim Shaw– Swiss Institute.” Artforum 41, no. 4 (December 2002): 137-8.
Wilson, Michael. “New York Critics’ Picks– Jim Shaw,” Artforum.com (September 2002).

2001
Brown, Neal. “A Noble Art/Jim Shaw.” Frieze, no. 57 (March 2001): 104-5.
Dannatt, Adrian. “It Is All Just A Dream,” Art Newspaper, no.113, April 2001, 77.
Klein, Mason. “Jim Shaw- Metro Pictures.” Artforum 39, no. 10 (Summer 2001): 184.
“The Artist’s World.” California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, California.
Oursler, Tony. “Jim Shaw.” ITS 3 (November-December 2001): 54-63.

2000
Behrman, Pryle. “Jim Shaw: 'Everything Must Go!” Contemporary Visual Arts (June-August 2000): 43. 
Clarinval, France. "Tout se joue en trois jours." Nightlife.lu (Luxemburg), (May 26): 34-7.
Claydon, Paul. “Jim Shaw: Thrift Store Paintings.” ICA, London, Untitled, no. 23 (Autumn-Winter 2000): 37.
Duncan, Michael. “Shaw’s Carnival of the Mind.” Art in America (December 2000): 86-91, 134.
Falconer, Morgan. “Priceless.” Art Review 52 (October 2000): 44-5.
Farquharson, Alex. “Inside Art.” Art Monthly (December-January 2000): 242.
"Jim, the Obscure." Wrong 1, no. 2, Pasadena, California: 2-13.
Kushner, Rachel. "A Thousand Words: Jim Shaw Talks About His Dream Project." Artforum 39, no. 3 (November 2000): 128-9.
Minh-ha, Trinh T. "L'innécriture: Inescriptura." El Poder de Narrar (September 2000): 192, 256, 260, 282-5.
"personaLIST", LIST (Spring-Summer 2000): 124.
Trembly, Nicolas. "Jim Shaw: MAMCO." Flash Art 33, no. 213 (Summer 2000): 120-1.
Viladas, Pilar. "Barn Again," New York Times Magazine, August 27: 50-1.

1999
Angus, Denis. "Jim Shaw: Respect Pop Culture." Omnibus (January 1999): 12-3.
Clarinval, France. "Expos & Autres Culturiosités." Nightlife.lu (Luxemburg), (May 1999): cover, 35-7.
Grabner, Michele. “Jim Shaw.” New Art Examiner 27, no. 3, (November 1999): 68.
Johnson, Ken. "Art In Review: Jim Shaw," New York Times, March 19, 1999.
Leydier, Richard. “Jim Shaw: Casino Luxembourg.” Art Press, no. 249 (September 1999): 76-8.
Pollack, Barbara. "Jim Shaw: Review." ARTnews (June 1999): 128.
Rugoff, Ralph. "Rules of the Game." Frieze, no. 44(January-February 1999): 46-9.
Schneider, Caroline. "Jim Shaw-Everything Must Go-1974-1999." Artforum 38, no. 9 (May 1999): 80.
"Time After Time' at Tsingou." Flash Art 32, no. 204 (January-February 1999): 39.
Verwoert, Jan. "Jim Shaw: Casino Luxembourg." Frieze, no. 49 (November-December 1999): 99.

1998
Dietsch, Scott. "The New Surrealism Gets Real," Villager, November 4, 1998.
Drolet, Owen. "Pop Surrealism." Flash Art 31, no. 200 (Summer 1998): 61.
Duncan, Michael. "Variations in Noir." Art in America, no. 4 (April 1998): 57-61.
"Forward/Slash: Bits From the Web," Web Magazine, January 1998, 12.
Gerstler, Amy. "Jim Shaw: Rosamund Felsen." Artforum 36, no. 8 (April 1998): 112.
Harvey, Doug. "Jim Shaw at Rosamund Felsen." Art in America, no. 5 (May 1998): 134.
Kimmelman, Michael. "In Connecticut Where Caravaggio First Landed," New York Times, July 17, 1998.
Kimmelman, Michael. "How the Tame Can Suddenly See Wild," New York Times, August 2, 1998.
Lombardi, Dominick. "An Art Lover's Candy Store at the Aldrich Museum," Record Review, June 26, 1998.
Madoff, Steven. "Pop Surrealism." Artforum 37, no. 2 (October 1998): 120.
McCormick, Carlo. "Surrealism Goes Pop." Juxtapoz (Winter 1998).
Rian, Jeff. "‘Sunshine & Noir’ and 'LA Times.’" Flash Art 31, no. 202 (October 1998): 61, 67.
Shaw, Jim. “Jim Shaw’s Top Ten.” Artforum 37, no. 3 (November 1998): 44.
Zimmer, William. "Recipe for a Good Time: Surrealism and Pop Culture," New York Times, August 2, 1998.

1997
Albretini, Rosanna. "Jim Shaw: Rêveries d'un Artiste Conceptual Artist." Art Press, no. 233 (April 1997): 47-51.
Diehl, Carroll. "Jim Shaw." ARTnews (January 1997): 118.
Display, essays by Lars Bang Larsen & Mikael Anderson, The Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark (September 12-October 19).
Knight, Christopher. "Lots of 'Sunshine,' Little Light," Los Angeles Times, July 27, 1997.
Kozloff, Max. "Sunshine & Noir: Art in LA 1960-1997." Artforum 36, no.4 (December 1997): 110-11.
Larsen, Lars-Bang. "Sunshine & Noir: Art in LA 1960-1997." Frieze, no. 36 (September-October 1997): 93-4.
Nilsson, Hakan. "Sunshine and Noir." Flash Art (November-December 1997): 74.
"Performance Anxiety." View, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego, October-December 1997.
Reisman, David. "The Sleep of Reason." Texte zur Kunst (March 1997): 117-19.
“Special Feature: Mike Kelley & the LA Art Scene." BT (February 1997): 16-80.
Van de Walle, Mark. "Jim Shaw: Metro Pictures." Artforum 35, no. 7 (March 1997): 90-1.

1996
"Art," New York Magazine, September 9, 1996: 102.
Greene, David A. "California Dreaming," Village Voice: 95.
"Jim Shaw," New Yorker, October 7, 1996: 24.
Johnson, Ken. "California Dreamer." Art in America (December 1996): 89.
Killam, Brad. “L.A. Stories.” New Art Examiner 24 (October 1996): 49.
Koether, Jutta. "Unterhalb der Metaebenen." Spex, no. 12 (December 1996): 52.
Pedersen, Victoria. "Gallery Go 'Round," Paper Magazine (October 1996): 130.
Peters, Werner. Society On the Run: A European View of Life in America. New York: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 1996.
Preston, Janet. "New York Letter Bomb." Coagula Art Journal, no. 24: 18.
Saltz, Jerry. "Jim Shaw, ‘The Sleep of Reason’," Time Out (New York), October 1996.
Shaw, Jim. "Dreams." Grand Street 14, no. 4 (1996): 123-33.

1995
Carducci, Vincent. “Destroy All Monsters.” New Art Examiner, no. 22 (April 1995): 46.
McKenna, Kristine. "The Night Watchman," Los Angeles Times Calendar, January 8, 1995.                 
Muchnic, Suzanne. “Jim Shaw.” Art News, no. 94 (April 1995): 154.
Tumlir, Jan. “Jim Shaw at Rosamund Felsen and Steven Hurd at Dan Bernier.“ Artweek, no. 24 (March 1995): 37.
Urban, Hope. "Jim Shaw." Juxtapoz (Summer 1995): 26-30.

1994
Kohen, Helen L. "Art Review (Arrested Childhood),” Herald, May 22, 1994.

1993
Duncan, Michael. "L.A.: The Dark Side." Art in America, no. 3 (March 1993): 41-3.
Duncan, Michael. "Jim Shaw at Linda Cathcart." Art in America, no. 12 (December 1993): 110.
Heath, Chris. "Artful Dodgers," Details, November 1993, 119-23, 175-6.
Kandel, Susan. "Art Reviews: Jim Shaw at Linda Cathcart," Los Angeles Times, May 6, 1993.

1992
Gardner, Colin. "Helter Skelter at the Temporary Contemporary." Artforum 30, no. 8 (April 1992): 103-4.
Kalil, Susie. "Schlock Value," Houston Press, November 26, 1992.
Knight, Christopher. "An Art of Darkness at MoCA,” Los Angeles Times, January 28, 1992.
Kutner, Janet. "An Artist With a Thirst for Pop," Dallas Morning News, June 12, 1992.
Liebman, Lisa. “Jim Shaw.” Artforum 30, no. 5 (January 1992): 101.
Nesbitt, Lois. "Art's Bad Boys," Elle, March 1992, 91-3. 
Plagens, Peter. "Welcome to Manson High," Newsweek, March 2, 1992, 65-6.
Ruby, Dan. “SoHo 1991.” South Atlantic Quarterly, no. 3 (Summer 1992): 662-4.
Rugoff, Ralph. "Jim Shaw: Recycling the Subcultural Straightjacket." Flash Art 25, no. 163 (March-April 1992): 91-3.
Whitington, G. Luther. "L.A.'s New Look.” Art & Auction (January 1992): 83-5, 116.
Yood, James. “Et in Arcadia Ego?” New Art Examiner, no. 19 (April 1992): 24-6.

1991
Aletti, Vince. "Thrift Store Paintings," Village Voice Literary Supplement, February 1991.
Cameron, Dan. "Not-Quite-Art." Art & Auction (November 1991): 84-90.
D’Amato, Brian. “Thrift Store Paintings: Jim Shaw Recruits the Salvation Army.” Flash Art 24, no. 161 (November-December 1991): 126.
Decter, Joshua. “Jim Shaw.” Arts Magazine, no. 66 (December 1991): 80.
Heyler, Joanne. "Jim Shaw: Nostalgia of Wow." Flash Art (Milan), no. 157 (March-April 1991): 135.
Homes, A.M. "Jim Shaw at Feature." Artforum 30, no.1 (September 1991): 132.
Johnson, Ken. "Generational Saga." Art in America (June 1991): 45-50.
Kandel, Susan. "New York in Review: Jim Shaw." Arts Magazine (March 1991): 106-7.
Kandel, Susan. "Teen Trauma," Los Angeles Times, November 28, 1991.
Kimmelman, Michael. "At the Whitney, a Biennial That's Eager to Please,” New York Times, April 19, 1991.
Knight, Christopher. "Four Floors of Evolution," Los Angeles Times, April 28, 1991.
Larson, Kay. "A Shock to the System." New York Magazine, April 20, 1991: 86-7.
Nesbitt, Lois E. "American Psycho." Artscribe, no. 88 (September 1991): 44-7.
Nesbitt, Lois E. "Books." Arts (Summer 1991): 106.
Pagel, David. "Jim Shaw at Linda Cathcart." Art Issues (April-May 1991): 33.
Ramirez, Yasmin. “Jim Shaw’s “Thrift Store Paintings” at Metro Pictures.” Art in America, no. 12 (December 1991): 120.
Shaw, Jim. "Project for Artforum." Artforum 29, no. 7 (March 1991): 81.
Smith, Roberta. "’Outsider Art’ Goes Beyond the Fringe," New York Times, September 15, 1991.
Troncy, Eric. "No Man's Time." Flash Art 24, no. 161 (November-December 1991): 121-2.
Walsh, Kelly. Interview (September 1991): 68.

1990
Baker, Kenneth. "Datebook Galleries," San Francisco Chronicle, December 8, 1990.
Bonetti, David. "My Mirage Reflects New Image," San Francisco Examiner, November 23, 1990.
Helfand, Glen. "Boy's Life," SF Weekly, November 14, 1990.
Knight, Christopher. "Thrift Store Show: It's Priceless," Los Angeles Times, March 28, 1990.
Knight, Christopher. "Shaw's Wildly Funny Narrative Saga," Los Angeles Times, December 7, 1990.
Nyo, Paul Tin. "Jim Shaw." Artweek, December 13, 1990.
Rinder, Lawrence. "Interview with Jim Shaw," Matrix, Berkeley: University Art Museum.
Saltz, Jerry. "Lost in Translation: Jim Shaw's Frontispieces." Arts Magazine (Summer 1990).
Schjeldahl, Peter. "Low Calm," Village Voice, December 1990.

1989
Clothier, Peter. "The Next Wave." Art News (December 1989): 113-17.
Curtis, Cathy. "Galleries," Los Angeles Times, December 29, 1989.
Hickey, Dave. "Jim Shaw, Stopping the Image Wheel." Visions, no. 4 (1989): 6-9.
Gerstler, Amy. "Jim Shaw: Dennis Anderson Gallery.” Artforum 27, no. 10 (Summer 1989): 151.
Knight, Christopher. "Recycling Art from a Heap of History," Los Angeles Herald Examiner, March 31, 1989.
Weissman, Benjamin. "Reviews: Jim Shaw at Saxon-Lee." Art Issues (January 1989): 23.


Essays / Journals / Pamphlets

2012
“Oneiromancy.” Annual Magazine, no. 5 (2012): 56-57.

2010

Roven: Revue Critique Sur Le Dessin Contemporain 3, printemps-été 2010: 32–35.
Schad, Ed. “Jim Shaw,” Flaunt: The Post-Medium Issue: Wars of Perception 107, 2010: 98–101.
 
2009
“Jim Shaw in conversation with Andy Holden.” Turps Banana: 38–45.
Aaron; Anne-Shelton; Baude, Dawn-Michelle. Van Gogh’s Ear: The Love Edition, vol. 6, Committee on Poetry, New York & French Connection Press, Paris, 2009: 104–105.
 
2008
Bariant, Claire. “The Artless Dodger: Jim Shaw and His Endless Compendium,” Afterall 19 (Autumn/Winter 2008): 89 – 97
Harvey, Doug. “Jim Shaw’s Real Mirage: A Partial Inventory,” Afterall 19 (Autumn/Winter 2008): 98 - 106
Austen, Hartmut; Crawford, Lynn. Detroit: Telegraph 2: 84–88, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI.
Van Gogh’s Ear 6: The Love Issue, (cover image).
Martinazzoli, Luca. “Blessed Blessed Oblivion,” & “Teastas Mor,” Invernomuto - ffwd_mag #5, Castell'Arquato, Italy.
 
Interviews with the Artist
 
2011
“Guest Lecture: JimShaw,” Artillery, Vol 5, Issue 3, January / February 2011: 40 – 41.
 
2010
Tylevich, Katya. “Jim Shaw: Some Inner DMT, Or Whatever It Is,” Elephant, Issue 4, Autumn 2010: 30 – 35.
Chaillou, Timothée. “L’Amerique en Questions,” Archistorm, issue No 46, 2010.
Chaillou, Timothée. “Portrait Monstrueux De l’amérique. Jim Shaw interroge l’influence De l’art sur la politique,” Standard, No 28, July / August 2010: 180 - 181.
Broqua, Cécile; Vergès, Cyril. “L’oeil en faim: Certains l’aiment Shaw,” Spirit, No 60, May 2010: cover, 18–19.
 
 
Publications by the Artist
 
2013
Shaw, Jim. "Images Selected from the Archive of Mike Kelley." Texte zur Kunst 23, no. 89 (March 2013): 164-71.

2011
Shaw, Jim. My Mirage. Zurich : JRP Ringier, 2011.

2002
The Very Best of. . .The Perfect Me [sound recording], The End is Here Publications, Los Angeles, California
 
1990
Thrift Store Paintings, Heavy Industry Publications, Los Angeles, California
 
1986
Aioaeuie Ntnlnqrr, The End is Here Publications, Los Angeles, California
 
1981
Life and Death, The End is Here Publications, Los Angeles, California
 
1978
The End is Here, The End is Here Publications, Los Angeles, California
 
 
 
 

Harvery, Doug. "Punks Out of the Past: Mike Kelley, Jim Shaw, and Destroy All Monsters." Modern Painters 23, no. 2 (March 2012): 52-59.
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Barliant, Claire. "The Artless Dodger: Jim Shaw and His Endless Compendium." Afterall, no. 19 (Autumn-Winter 2008): 91-97.
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