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Fred Wilson: Biographical Documents






Born 1954, Bronx, New York



1976, State University of New York, Purchase, BFA



Fred Wilson, Pace Gallery, 540 West 25th Street, New York, September 14–October 19, 2019.


Fred Wilson: Afro Kismet, Maccarone, Los Angeles, March 16–April 27 (extended through May 25), 2019.




Fred Wilson: Afro Kismet, Pace Gallery, 6 Burlington Gardens, London, March 23–April 28, 2018. Traveled to: Pace Gallery, 510 West 25th Street, New York, July 10–August 17, 2018. (Catalogue)




Fred Wilson, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, March 19–July 30, 2017.




Fred Wilson: Black to the Powers of Ten, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Ohio, August 30, 2016–June 12, 2017. (Catalogue)




Fred Wilson: Sculptures, Paintings and Installations 2004–2014, Pace Gallery, 534 West 25th Street, New York, September 12–October 18, 2014. (Catalogue)


Fred Wilson, Venice Suite: Sala Longhi and Related Works, JGM. Galerie, Paris, February 7–March 22, 2014.




Fred Wilson: Local Color, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, March 28–June 30, 2013.




Fred Wilson: Works 2004–2011, Cleveland Museum of Art, December 22, 2012–May 5, 2013. (Catalogue)


Fred Wilson—Venice Suite: Sala Longhi and Related Works, The Pace Gallery, 510 West 25th Street, New York, March 17–April 14, 2012. (Brochure)


Life’s Link: A Fred Wilson Installation Inspired by the Collections of Walter O. Evans, Savannah College of Art and Design Museum of Art, Georgia, February 21–June 17, 2012.


Fred Wilson, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, February 4–March 31, 2012.




Fred Wilson: Works 1993–2011, Karsten Schubert, London, March 17–May 27, 2011.




Fred Wilson, Mitterrand + Sanz / Contemporary Art, Zurich, June 4–July 24, 2010.


Fred Wilson, JGM. Galerie, Paris, January 15–March 6, 2010.




Fred Wilson: An Account of a Voyage to the Island Jamaica with the Un-Natural History of that Place, Institute of Jamaica Gallery, Kingston, September 16, 2007–February 26, 2008.




Fred Wilson: My Echo, My Shadow, and Me, PaceWildenstein, New York, March 10–April 15, 2006. (Catalogue)




Fred Wilson: So Much Trouble in the World—Believe It or Not!, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 4–December 11, 2005. (Catalogue and brochure)


Fred Wilson: Black Like Me, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, July 10, 2005–January 8, 2006. (Catalogue)




Fred Wilson: Site Unseen: Dwellings of the Demons, Museum of World Culture, Göteberg, Sweden, December 27, 2004–October 28, 2007.




Fred Wilson: Speak of Me as I Am, 50th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, United States Pavilion, Venice, June 15–November 2, 2003. (Catalogue)


Fred Wilson: Aftermath, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of California, January 22–November 23, 2003.




Fred Wilson: Is This Now Just Beginning?, Fosdick-Nelson Gallery, Alfred University, Alfred, New York, January 30–February 22, 2002.




Fred Wilson, Objects and Installations 1979–2000, Center for Art and Visual Culture, University of Maryland, Baltimore, October 11, 2001–January 12, 2002. Traveled to: Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, October 26, 2002–January 7, 2003; Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of California, January 22–March 3, 2003; Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum, University of Houston, May 3–August 3, 2003; Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts, September 3–November 8, 2003; Santa Monica Museum, December 5, 2003–February 8, 2004; Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, April 28–July 4, 2004;Chicago Cultural Center, July 24–September 19, 2004. (Catalogue)




Fred Wilson: Drawings and Maquettes for A Light Rail Station, Jersey City Museum, January 12–March 18, 2000. (Brochure)




Fred Wilson: The Greeting Gallery (organized by Yerba Buena Center for the Arts), M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, January 16–May 2, 1999. (Brochure)


Fred Wilson: Speaking in Tongues: A Look at the Language of Display, M. H. de Young Memorial Museum, Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, January 16–May 2, 1999. (Brochure)




Viewing the Invisible: An Installation by Fred Wilson, Ian Potter Museum of Art, The University of Melbourne, Australia, October 7–December 6, 1998. (Catalogue)




Fred Wilson: Reshuffling the Deck: Selections from the U.C. Davis Collections, Richard L. Nelson Gallery and Fine Arts Collections, University of California, Davis, April 13–May 16, 1997.


Fred Wilson: Collectibles, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, March 27–April 26, 1997.




Fred Wilson: Collectibles, Metro Pictures, New York, December 2, 1995–January 6, 1996.




Insight: In Site: In Sight: Incite: Memory,’ Artist and the Community: Fred Wilson, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, August 6–September 28, 1994. (Catalogue)


OpEd: Fred Wilson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, April 30–August 21, 1994. (Catalogue)




Fred Wilson: An Invisible Life: A View into the World of a 120-Year-Old Man, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, August 20–October 3, 1993.


Transformations 4: Fred Wilson, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, Pennsylvania, March 30–April 20, 1993. (Brochure)


Fred Wilson: The Museum: Mixed Metaphors, Seattle Art Museum, January 28–June 13, 1993. (Catalogue)


Fred Wilson: The Spiral of Art History, Indianapolis Museum of Art, January 16–March 28, 1993. (Brochure)




Fred Wilson: Re: Claiming Egypt, 4th International Cairo Bienniale, December 19, 1992–March 19, 1993. (Brochure)


Fred Wilson: Panta Rhei: A Gallery of Ancient Classical Art, Metro Pictures, New York, September 16–October 3, 1992.


Mining the Museum: An Installation by Fred Wilson, The Contemporary and Maryland Historical Society, Baltimore, April 4, 1992–February 28, 1993. (Catalogue)




Fred Wilson: Primitivism: High and Low, Metro Pictures, New York, March 9–April 6, 1991.


Fred Wilson: Recent Acquisitions, Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York, February 14–March 9, 1991.




Fred Wilson: The Other Museum, White Columns, New York, May 18–June 10, 1990. Traveled to: Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C., February 9–March 17, 1991. (Brochure)




Fred Wilson: Portrait of Audubon (organized by Public Art Fund, New York), Chambers Street and West Broadway, New York, June 10, 1988.