Richard Hawkins

Biography

1961
Born in Mexia

Lives and works in Los Angeles

Education

1988
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia; MFA

1984
University of Texas, Austin; BFA

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Galerie Buchholz, Berlin

2019
“Bait Paintings”, Greene Naftali, New York

2018
“Collage Paintings, Gesture Paintings”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“To the House of Shibusawa”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Hotel Suicide”, Greene Naftali, New York

2017
Richard Telles, Los Angeles

2016
“Norogachi: Ceramics After Artaud”, Greene Naftali Galley, New York
“Being and its Fetuses: New Ceramics”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“This Anal Crime of Being: New Ceramics”, Goton/Montassut, Paris

2015
“New Work”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“New Work, Jenny’s, Los Angeles
“Hijikata Twist”, Corvi-Mora, London

2014
“Richard Hawkins & William S. Burroughs, Cerith Wyn Evans, Isa Genzken, Tom of Finland”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Hijikata Twist”, Tate Liverpool

2013
“Glimmer”, Le Consortium, Dijon
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2012
Greene Naftali, New York

2011
“Smoke-Smoke, Salome.”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“Scalps, Dungeon Doors and Salome Paintings”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Cornfabulation” (with Aaron Curry), David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
“Third Mind”, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

2010
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Third Mind”, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2009
Greene Naftali, New York
Corvi-Mora, London

2008
“Celestial Telegraph Paintings”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2007
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Of Two Minds, Simultaneously”, de Appel, Amsterdam (catalogue)

2006
Greene Naftali, New York
Corvi-Mora, London
“Urbis Paganus – Part I + III”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2004
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Corvi-Mora, London

2003
Kunstverein Heilbronn (catalogue)
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2002
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Corvi-Mora, London

2001
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris

2000
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
Corvi-Mora, London

1999
Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

1998
Ynglingagtan 1, Stockholm

1997
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

1996
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Feature Inc., New York

1995
Ynglingagatan 1, Stockholm
“c. 1975-76: wiley wiggins, frail 8th-grade oddity/ freshman glam (w/ matt dillon as my boyfriend at the time)”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

1993
Feature Inc., New York
“Into the Heart of China”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

1992
“…And November, in this Year of No Hope, Without Gladness…” Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica
Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco

Group Exhibitions

2019
“Maskulinitäten” Bonner Kunstverein / Kölnischer Kunstverein / Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf
“My Head is a Haunted House”, Sadie Coles HQ, London
“Machine of Instant Utility”, Cabinet, London
“Pacific Rim Job”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Dirty Protest: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection”, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“Open House: Elliott Hundley”, curated by Elliott Hundley and Bryan Barcena, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“Dracula’s Wedding”, curated by Charlie Fox, Rodeo, London

2018
“Tom House: The Work and Life of Tom of Finland”, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
Sperm Cult, LAXART, Los Angeles

2017
“Strange Attractors: The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art Vol. 1. Life on Earth”, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Section Littéraire”, Kunsthalle Bern
“Living Apart Together: Acquisitions from the Hammer Contemporary Collection”, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“In the Hopes of Not Being Considered”, Kate Werble Gallery, New York

2016
“Between Something and Nothing”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Me, Myself, I”, China Art Objects, Los Angeles

2015
“Theory of Achievement”, Yale Union, Portland
“Classicicity” (curated by Ruth Allen and James Cahill), Bresse Little, London
“Z-ing”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Works on Paper”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Collecting Lines. Drawings from the Ringier Collection (Chapter II)”, Villa Flora, Winterthur
“After Picasso. 80 Contemporary Artists”, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus
“Collecting Lines. Drawings from the Ringier Collection (Chapter I)”, Villa Flora, Winterthur
“Picasso in der Kunst der Gegenwart”, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg

2014
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“The Crime was Almost Perfect”, Witte de With, Rotterdam
“Trains” (curated by Sterling Ruby), Night Gallery, Los Angeles
“Collection on Display, Migros Museum, ZRadiation: Art and Queer Ideas from Bangkok and Manila, Un-compared” (curated by Brian Curtin), The Art Center, Chulanongkorn University, Bangkok
“Saying Yes to Everything”, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles
“Abandon the Parents”, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
“Concrete Infinity”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“Miss Kilman and She Were Terrible Together” (curated by Matt Morris), The Hills Esthetic Center, Chicago

2013
“A Point of View: Selected Gifts from the Laurence A. Rickels Collection”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists’ Scrapbooks”, Andrew Roth, New York
Federica Schiavo, Rome
“Abstract Perversion”, 5 Car Garage, Los Angeles

2012
“Automaton”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
“B. Wurtz & Co.” (curated by Matthew Higgs), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“All I Want is a Picture of You”, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles
“Abstract Everyday, Everyday Abstract” (curated by Matthew Higgs), James Cohan Gallery, New York
“The Happy Fainting of Painting”, Zwinger Galerie, Berlin

2011
“Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Camulodunum”, Firstsite, Colchester
“Utopia/Dystopia: Constructed with Photography”, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
“CLAP”, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson

2010
“Don Juan in the Village” (curated by Bjarne Melgaard), Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm
“The Artist’s Museum”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“At Hom/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg” (curated by Matthew Higgs”, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson
“So Be It: Interventions in Printed Matter”, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York
“Gesehen & geliebt # 4: Besser leben mit…”, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
“Sur le Dandysme aujourd’hui”, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
“The Page”, (curated by John Stezaker and Matthew Higgs), Kimmerich, New York

2009
“Quodlibet II”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“Round up”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Re-figurative Ordering”, dnj Gallery, Los Angeles
“Frottage” (organized by Alex Kitnick), Miguel Abreu Gallery”, New York
“Collection: MOCA’s Frist Thirty Years” (curated by Paul Schimmel), Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“Beg Borrow and Steal”, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
“Rotating Views #2 – Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection”, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
“Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foudation Contemporary Drawings Collection”, Museum of Modern Art, New York
“Das Gespinst”, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

2008
“Three Black Minutes”, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart
“Just Different!”, Cobra Museum of Modern Art, Amsterdam
David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
“Works by Gallery Artists and Ricci Albenda”, Greene Naftali, New York
“Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“Painting Now and Forever, Part II”, Greene Naftali/Matthew Marks, New York
“You, Whose Beauty was Famous in Rome”, Mandarin Gallery, Los Angeles

2007
“Post Rose: Artists in and out of the Hazard Park Complex”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin
Camden Arts Centre, London
“Uneasy Angel / Imagine Los Angeles”, Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich
“Raw”, Marres, Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
“L.A. Desire”, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf
“Rita McBride”, “The Candidate by Richard Hawkins”, Schürmann, Berlin
“Flipside Exteriop”, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles, curated by Richard Hawkins
“Fit to print”, Gagosian Gallery, New York
“Oh Girl, It’s a Boy”, Kunstverein Munich
“You always Move in Reverse” (curated by Bjaarne Melgaard), Leo Koenig Gallery, New York
“Good Morning, Midnight” (organized by Bruce Hainley), Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
“Srange Events Permit Themselves the Luxury of Occurring”, Camden Arts Centre, London
“Makers & Modelers: Works in Ceramic”, Gladstone Gallery, New York
“If Everyone Had an Ocean. Brain Wilson: An Art Exhibition”, Tate St. Ives, St. Ives
“If Everyone Had an Ocean. Brain Wilson: An Art Exhibition”, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux
“STUFF: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron”, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit
“Riot the 8 Bars”, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin

2006
“Among the Ash Heaps and Millionaires”, Ancient & Modern, London
23rd Biennale of Ceramics in Contemporary Art, Albisola, Savona, Vado Ligure
“Galerie Daniel Buchholz at Metro Pictures”, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York
“Red Eye: LA Artists from the Rubell Family Collection”, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami
“Under Pressure”, (curated by Bill Cournoyer), Art: Concept Paris
“Group Exhibition”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“The Swan is Very Peaceful…”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park

2005
“Paris-Londres: Le Voyage Intérieur”, Espace Electra, Paris
“plip, plip, plippity”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“The Blake Byrne Collection”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2004
” Teil 2. Quodlibet”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“3-Day Weekend” (curated by Dave Muller), Central Park, New York
“Powered by Emotions”, Frankfurter Kunstverein (in conjunction with Ursula Blickle Stiftung)
“shortlybeforeafter”, Die Photographische Sammlung, Stiftung Kultur, Cologne

2003
“Wit from Rainbow Part I” (curated by Katie Brennan), The Project, Los Angeles
“Honey I rearranged the Collection”, 1a Kempsford Road, London
“Ishtar” (curated by Bruce Hainley), Midway Contemporary Art, St. Paul
“Hans Broek, Taft Green, Richard Hawkins”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2002
“Phil”, Hollywood, Los Angeles
“The Gallery Show”, Royal Academy of Art, London
“Grey Gardens”, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
“Draguer”, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow
“L.A. on my Mind: Recent Acquisitions from MOCA‘s Collection”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“crisp”, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
“Richard Hawkins, Stan Kaplan, Pae White”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Mirror Image”, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
“Prophets of Boom – Werke aus der Sammlung Schürmann”, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden (catalogue)
“Sammlung Schürmann”, K21 Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus, Düsseldorf (catalogue)

2001
“Heads or Tails”, Galerie Praz-Delavallade, Paris
“The Communications Department”(curated by Alex Farquharson), Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London

2000
Galerie Daniel Buchholz at Jürgen Becker, Hamburg
“Unraveling Desire” (curated by Gregory Sandoval), Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson (exhibition brochure)
“2002”, M du B. F, H & g, Montreal, Quebec
“Kai Althoff, Thomas Eggerer, Isa Genzken, Richard Hawkins, Jochen Klein, Frances Stark,
Vincente Tavenne, Wolfgang Tillmans”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“Hairy Forearm’s Self-Referral”, Feature Inc., New York
“Thirty Curators”, Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh
“Etcetera”, Spacex Gallery, Exeter

1999
“Youth Studies”, Post, Los Angeles
“Persuasion: Tales of Commerce and the Avantgarde”, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo,
NY (catalogue)
“Curious.parking@stupendous.strawberry” (curated by Karen Emenhiser) Galerie S. & H. Buck, Gent, Belgium (catalogue)
“Art in the Age of the Consumer: Works from the Collection Of the Museum of Contemporary
Art”, Feldman Gallery, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles

1998
“Three Person Exhibition”, Feature Inc., New York
“WOP: works on/off paper”, ANP, Antwerp
“More”, Xavier La Boulbenne Gallery, New York
“He Swam Down, Away”, Audiello Fine Art, New York
“Hollywood Satan”, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica
“In Your Face”, The Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
“Codex USA: Works on Paper by American Artists”, Entwistle, London
“Fantastic Matter of Fact”, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
“Science”, Feature Inc., New York
“The Unreal Person: Portraiture in the Digital Age” (curated by Irit Krieger), Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach (catalogue)
“Head”, Spanish Kitchen, Los Angeles
“In Your Face”, The Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh
“Hollywood Satan”, Mark Moore Gallery, Santa Monica

1997
“Chill”, University of California Gallery, Irvine
“Hello”, Feature Inc., New York
“Gnarleyland”, Feature Inc., New York
“Scene of the Crime” “curated by Ralph Rugoff), Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles (catalogue)
“Yardsale”, Special K. Exhibitions, Los Angeles

1996
“Nirvana: Capitalism and the Consumed Image”, Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle
“Tangles”, Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles
“How will we behave?”, Robert Prime, London
“Ginny Bishton, Richard Hawkins, Pae White”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

1995
“It‘s only Rock & Roll” (curated by David S. Ruben), Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix (catalogue)
“Crystal Blue Persuasion”, Feature Inc., New York
“The Moderns”, Feature Inc., New York
“Smells Like Vinyl”, Roger Merians Gallery, New York
“Youth Culture Killed My Dog (But I Don’t Really Mind)”, TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago (catalogue)
“Narcissistic Disturbance” (curated by Michael Cohen), Otis Gallery, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles (catalogue)
“In A Different Light” (curated by Nayland Blake & Larry Rinder), University Art Museum, Berkeley (catalogue)
“It’s only Rock & Roll: Rock & Roll currents in Contemporary Art”, The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

1994
“Pure Beauty: Some Recent Work from Los Angeles” (curated by Ann Goldstein), American Center, Paris; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“And”, Feature Inc., New York
“Interdisciplinary”, Woodbury University Art Gallery, Burbank
“Mechanical Reproduction” (curated by Jack Jaeger), Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, Netherlands, (catalogue)
“The Use of Pleasure” (curated by Robert Nickas), Terrain, San Francisco (catalogue)
“Second Skin”, Espace, San Francisco
“Red Rover”, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles (catalogue)
“Slice & Dice”, Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago
“Tiny Shoes”, New Langton Arts, San Francisco

1993
Feature Inc., New York
“Caca”, Kiki, San Francisco
“Home Alone”, Bliss, Pasadena
“Trisexual”, TRI, Los Angeles
“Stoned (HighLow)” (curated by Veralyn Behenna and Rick Pirro), Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica (exhibition brochure)
“Commodity Image” (curated by Willis Hartshorn), International Center of Photography New York; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam; Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach; High Museum of Art, Atlanta
“This Can’t Be Love”, Clay Doyle Gallery, Los Angeles

1992
“Trouble Over So Much Skin”, Feature Inc., New York
“The Mud Club, Winchester Cathedral & Lake Nairobi” (curated by Hudson), Gahlberg Gallery, Arts Center, College of DuPage (catalogue)
“True Grit”, B.B. La Femme Gallery, San Diego
“Man Alive”, Dooley Le Cappelaine, New York
“Hollywood, Hollywood: Identity Under the Guise of Celebrity” (curated by Fred Fehlau), Art Center College of Design, Pasadena (catalogue)
“In Pursuit of a Devoted Repulsion”, Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica

1991
“Stussy”, Feature Inc., New York
Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica
“The Rock Show”, Southern Exposure, San Francisco
“Presenting Rearwards” (curated by Ralph Rugoff), Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles (catalogue)
“Situation: Perspectives on Lesbian and Gay Artists” (curated by Pam Gregg and Nayland Blake), New Langton Arts, San Francisco (catalogue)
“Examples Cool and Lonely”, Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica

1990
“Que Overdose!” (curated by Nayland Blake), Mincher/Wilcox Gallery, San Francisco (catalogue)

1989
“HoHoHoMo”, Feature Inc., New York
“Loaded”, Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Los Angeles (catalogue)

Online Projects

2000
Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA (www.warhol.org)

1999
“The Vampire Lecture Notes” (collaboration with Laurence Rickels), University of Minnesota Press