ALFREDO JAAR

1956, Saniago, Chile - Lives and works in New York

F / B / S / V / INSTV

WORK BY JAAR
     
Katale Refugee Camp (black box with text - image inside) Rwanda Project 1996
     
INDIVIDUAL CATALOGUES AND ARTISTS' BOOKS    
     
A Hundred Times Nguyen  Moderna Museet, Stockholm 1994
Alfredo Jaar LaJolla MoCA 1990
Alfredo Jaar: Geography = War  Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Virginia Museum of Fine Arts 1991
August 29, 1994 Littlee Cockroach Press 6 1997
? es usted felez? ACTAR / Alfredo Jaar 1999
Europa  Institut fur Auslandsbezienhungen, Stuttgart 1994
Lament of the Images List Visual Arts Center, MIT  1999 
Let There Be Light / It is difficult: Ten Years ACTAR / Alfredo Jaar 1998
The Aesthetics of Resistance - Gramsci  Fondazione Antonio Ratti Advanced Course in Visual Arts, Como, Italy 2005
Two or Three Things I Imagine About Them  Whitechapel Art Gallery, London 1992
Weltanschauung (Do all oceans have walls? / Welcome to the Real World) Kunstlerhaus, Bremen 1998
     
BIENNIAL EXHIBITION CATALOGUES    

 
   
Gold in the Morning Venice Biennale  1986 
Learning to Play Sao Paulo International Biennial 1987 
1+1+1 Documenta 8 1987 
     
BOOKS BY OR ABOUT JAAR     
     
Alfredo Jaar - The Fire This Time: Public Interventions 1979-2005 Charta 2005
     
EXHIBITION CURATED BY JAAR     
   
Emergency Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon 2005
Inferno and Paradiso Bild Musett, Umea, Sweden 1999
     
EPHEMERA   

   
Alfredo Jaar Installation Projects 1980-1985 [announcement card] Grey Art Gallery, New York University  1985 
Alfredo Jaar Learing to Play Installation [announcement card]  19th Sao Paulo International Biennial  1987 
Alfredo Jaar Oro il Mattino [announcement card]  La Biennale di Venezia  1986
A Logo for America [announcement card and press release]  Public Art Fund, Times Square Spectacolor Lightboard  1987
Coyote [poster]  Photographic Resource Center, Boston University  1988 
Investigations [announcement card]  Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania  1988
Lament for the Images [three fold text brochure] Documenta II, Kassel 2002
1 + 1 + 1 [large announcement card with image] Documenta 8, Kassel  1987
1 + 1 + 1 [invitation for talk by Jaar] Lannan Museum, Lake Worth, Florida  1987
1 + 1 + 1 [folded Peters Projection map and text]  The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1992 
Rushes Installation [large announcement card with image] Spring Street Subway Station, New York  1986 
Sheer Conviction [small brochure]  Robert B. Menschel Photography Gallery, Syracuse  1989 
The Fire Next Time [both the invitation card and poster with text] The Brooklyn Museum  1989 
Welcome to the New World (Happy New Year from Alfredo Jaar) [ full size Peters Projection map in envelope]  self  1988 
Welcome to the (Third) World Installation [announcement card] Herron Gallery, Indianapolis Center for Contemporary Art 1986
     
CATALOGUES INCLUDING JAAR     
     
Alfredo Jaar / Ronald Jones Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall  1989 
Ante America / Regarding America Biblioteca Luis-Angel Arango, Bogota 1992 
Arte no es Vida: Actions by Artists of the Americas, 19960-2000  el Museo del Barrio, New York 2008
ARS 95: Private/Public [Curator: Maria Hirvi] Museum of Contemporary Art, Finnish National Museum, Helsinki  1995
Art and Ideology  The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York  1984
Art and the Dialectic Process [catalogue brochure] Everhart Museum, Scranton, Pennsylvania  1987 
Billboard Art on the Road MASS MoCA, North Adams, Massachusetts 1999
Blurring the Boundries: Installation Art 1969-1996 Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego 1996
Committed to Print: Social and Political Themes in Recent American Printed Art The Museum of Modern Art, New York  1988
Disinforamtion: The Manufacture of Consent  The Alternative Museum, New York 1985 
Documenta 8 [curator: Manfred Schneckenburger] Kassel   1987
Documenta 11  Kassel, Germany  2002 
Emergencies Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, 2006
Encounters / Displacements: Luis Camnitzer, Alfredo Jaar, Cildo Meireles U. of Texas at Austin 1992 
Experience, the media rate race - Foto Biennale Rotterdam V Netherlands fotomuseum, Rotterdam 2003 
Garden of the Forking Path Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen  1998 
Green Acres: Neo-Colonialism in the U.S. Washington University Gallery of Art, St. Louis 1992
Intervenciones  Pabellon de Andalucia 1992
Islands: Contemporary Installations  National Museum of Australia  1996 
Istanbul Biennial # 4  Istanbul  1995 
Klima Global: Arte Amazonas  Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro / Staatliche Kunsthalle, Berlin 1992
Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century The Museum of Modern Art, New York 1993
Magiciens de la Terre  Musee National d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou  1989
Nauman / Kruger / Jaar  Daros, Zurich 2001 
Perverted by Language  Hillword Art Gallery, New York 1987 
Rayuela / Hopscotch: Fifteen Contemporary Latin American Artists University Art Gallery, University of Scranton / Mahady Gallery, Marywood University 2002 
Reagan: American Icon  Center Gallery of Bucknell University, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania 1989
The Decade Show: Frameworks of Identity in the 80s The New Museum of Contemporary Art / The Studio Museum of Harlem / the Museum of Contemporary Hispanic Art,, New York 1990
The Edge of Awareness World Health Organization 1998
The Photography of Invention: American Pictures on the 1980s  National Museum of American Art, Smithsonian Institution 1989
Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980-1995 The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1996
Vision and Concience [along with Cagan / Frigerio / Steir] University Art Gallery, Binghamton, New York  1984
     
BOOKS INCLUDING JAAR     
     
Art and Artifact: The Museum as Medium  Thames & Hudson 2001
Beyond the Fantastic: Contemporary art criticism from Latin America  MIT Press 1996
Conceptuallism in Latin American Art: Didactics of Liberation University of Texas Press  2007
5000 Artists Return to Artists Space: 25 Years  Artists Space / D.A.P. Press  1998
Mapping the Terrain: New Genre Public Art Bay Press 1995
Mixed Blessings: New Art in a Multicultural America [Lucy Lippard] Pantheon Books 1990
Over Here: International Perspectives on Art and Culture  The New Museum of Contemporary Art and MIT Press 2004
The Bodies That Were Not Ours and other writings [Coco Fusco] Routledge 2001
     
PERIODICALS INCLUDING JAAR    
     
Art and Design: New Art from Latin America [Making Visible: Difference and Representation in the Work of Alfredo Jaar] Art and Design 1994
Art in America [The Whole Earth Show part 2 by Eleanor Heartney ["Magicines de la Terre"]  July 1989 
Art in America [The Peripatetic Artist: 14 Statements]  July 1989 
Art in America [The Expanded Readymade (Sydney Biennale)] 

September

1990 
Art Journal [Temporality and Public Art [Patricia Phillips] Winter  1989
Art Journal [Artists' Pages]  Summer 1992
Art Journal [Recapturing History: The (Un)official Story in Contemporary Latin American Art]  Winter  1992 
Art Nexus Vol.18 [Alfredo Jaar (Rwanda) by Monica Amor] October-December 1995
Art Nexus Vol.27  [The VI International Forum on the Theory of Contemporary Art in Guadalajara / The Second Johannesburg Biennial] January-March 1998
Art Nexus Vol.39 [inSITE 2000] February-April 2001
Art Nexus #41 [Beyond the Document] August-October 2001
Flash Art [Magiciens de la Terre] October 1989 
New Observations #62 [On Bi-Culturalism - a work by Jaar] New Observations Ltd. 1988
Poliester, Vol.4 #11 Winter 1995
Third Text # 24  Third Text, Autumn  1993
Trans> arts.cultures.media # 3/4 Passim, Inc.  1997
Upfront # 10 - PADD [Politicial Art and Documentation / Distribution] PAD/D 1985
Upfront # 12/13 - PADD [Politicial Art and Documentation / Distribution] PAD/D 1986/7
     
EXHIBITION REVIEWS    
     
Alfredo Jaar at Lelong Gallery, New York Art Nexus Vol.30, November-January 1999