Monica Majoli

Biography

1963
Born in Los Angeles

Lives and works in Los Angeles

Education

1992
University of California, Los Angeles, MA Fine Arts

1989
University of California, Los Angeles; BA Fine Arts

Solo Exhibitions

2019
“blueboys”, Galerie Buchholz New York

2014
“Pam”, Air de Paris, Paris

2012
L&M Arts, Los Angeles

2010
“Black Mirror”, Air de Paris, Paris

2007
“Rubbermen Bound”, Air de Paris, Paris

2006
“Rubbermen”, Gagosian Gallery, New York

1998
Feature Inc., New York

1995
Air de Paris, Paris

Group Exhibitions

2020
“Made in L.A. 2020: a version”, The Hammer Museum and The Huntington, Los Angeles

2019
Vancouver International Sculpture Biennale, Vancouver
“The Castelet, the Vulva and the Boss”, Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry – le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine“Milk, Édouard Montassut, Paris

2018
“Hölle”, Galerie Buchholz, New York
“Pussy, King of the Pirates”, Maccarone, Los Angeles
“Monica Majoli and Ruth Novaczek”, Queer Thoughts, New York
“Rock”, Phil, Los Angeles

2017
“Homeward Bound”, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles
“Working/Not Working”, curated by Matt Connors, CANADA, New York
“A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
“L’Image”, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich

2016
“Coming to Power: 25 Years of X-Plicit Art by Women”, Maccarone, New York
“Drama Queer: Seducing Social Change”, Roundhouse Vancouver, Vancouver

2015
“O”, Shanaynay, Paris
“Better Far Pursue a Frivolous Trade by Serious Means, than a Sublime At”, Fine Arts Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles

2014
“Tony Greene: Amid Voluptuous Calm”, in “Made in LA”, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“Trust (Via Vel Regula), Fluxia, Milan

2013
“Petrone/Petrole”, Air de Paris, Paris
“The Symbolic Landscape: Pictures Beyond the Picturesque, Contemporary Arts Center, University of California, Irvine

2011
“Florbelle (after Sade)”, Air de Paris, France
“K Acker: The Office/Ruling ‘N’ Freaking”, Triangle Frances, Marseille“Compass: Drawings of the Museum of Modern Art New York”, Berliner Festspiele, Berlin

2010
“Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection”, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“Desire: Six Los Angeles Artists”, Pasadena Museum of California Art, Pasadena“Meet Me Inside”, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California“Dark Horse: Amy Adler and Monica Majoli”, Phil, Los Angeles

2009
“The Pereptual Dialogue”, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
“Everywhere: LGBTQ Politics in Art”, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Spain
“Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawing Collection”, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2008
“Tell Tchaikovsky the News”, Standard, Oslo
“20 Years Ago Today”, Japanese American National Museum, Los Angeles

2007
“Fata Morgana”, Galerie Schmidt Maczollek, Cologne
“Love in the USA”, Bischoff/Weiss Gallery, London
“Kim Light Gallery – Early 90’s”, Kim Light/Lightbox, Los Angeles
“Eden’s Edge”, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles

2006
“Into Me/Out of Me”, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; traveled to KW Institute ofContemporaryArt,Berlin
“Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“FOCA Fellowships: Evan Holloway, Vincent Fecteau, Monica Majoli”, Armory Center of the Arts, Pasadena, California
“Too Much Love”, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California

2005
“Alpha Flight 2: Patrick Hill, Monica Majoli, Noah Sheldon”, John Connelly Presents, New York
“Log Cabin”, Artists Space, New York
“Liquid Los Angeles: Currents of Contemporary Watercolor Painting”, Pasadena Museum of Art, Pasadena, California

2004
“Contemporaries”, Redcat Gallery, Los Angeles
“SPF”, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
“The Leopard Spots”, 18th St. Art Center, Santa Monica, California

2003
“Intimates”, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
“Supereal”, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan

2002
“Endowed with Life: Persistence of the Term Fetish and its Relationship to Art”, Fowler Museum of Cultural History, University of California, Los Angeles
“LA Post-Cool”, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California; traveled to Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles

1997
“Scene of the Crime”, Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center”, Los Angeles
“Smooth”, Air de Paris, Paris“Dance County Collects”, Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin

1996
“First Person”, Marc Foxx Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1995
“Vital Signs”, Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Park, Los Angeles
“In a Different Light”, University Art Museum Berkeley, University of California, Berkeley, California
“Under Construction”, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, California

1994
“LAX/94: Sincerity and Other Peccadillos”, Otis, Los Angeles
“Dave’s Not Here”, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles
“The Sacred and the Profane”, Jan Baum Gallery, Los Angeles
“The Use of Pleasure”, Terrain, San Francisco

1993“The Return of the Cadavre Exquis”, The Drawing Center, New York
“Regarding Masculinity”, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
“Eau de Cologne”, Monika Sprüth Gallery, Cologne
“Coming to Power: 25 Years of Sexually X-Plicit Art by Women”, curated by Ellen Cantor, David Zwirner Gallery, New York
“TRI-Sexual”, TRI, Los Angeles
“Privacy”, Spazio Opus, Milan

1992
“LACE 7th Annuale: Body Politics”, LACE, Los Angeles
“Trouble Over So Much Skin”, Feature Inc., New York

1991
“Situation”, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
“Someone or Somebody”, Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, California

1990
“All But the Obvious”, LACE, Los Angeles

Curatorial Projects

2019
“Houseguest: Monica Majoli Selects from the Grunwald Collection”, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“Lutz Bacher: BLUE WAVE”, University Art Gallery and Contemporary Art Center, University of California, Irvine

2015
“Tony Greene: Room of Advances” (with Judie Bamber), MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles

Awards and Honors

2006
Fellows of Contemporary Art Fellowship

2002
California Community Foundation Artist Grant

2001
Richard C. Ciebenkorn Teaching Fellowship, San Francisco Art Institute

1994
Individual Artist Grant