GENERAL IDEA 1969-1994

BIOGRAPHY

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Group Exhibitions

2018 (upcoming)


Brand New: Art and Commodity in the 1980s

, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA



2017-2018


Canadian and Indigenous Art: 1968 to Present

, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.


Bye Bye De Stijl

, Centraal Museum, Utrecht, The Netherlands.


Histõrias da Sexualidade

, Museu de Arte de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil



2017


Axis Mundo: Queer Networks in Chicano L.A.

, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA.


Photography in Canada 1960-2000

, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada.


Between Self and Other

, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada



2016-17


Uncovering artists’ books

(travelling exhibition) Grimsby Public Art Gallery, Gimsby, Canada School of Art Gallery, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg

Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989

, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada.


Créer à rebours vers l’exposition: The Case of Aurora Borealis

, VOX – Centre de L’image contemporaine, Montreal, Canada.



2016


The Rebel Zone. Art & Activism: Ignites a Culture-Transforms a City, YTB Gallery

, Toronto, Canada


With You And Others

, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Canada.


MashUp: The Birth of Modern Culture

,Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada.


The 1980s. Today's Beginnings?

, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands.


Form Follows Fiction: Art and Artists in Toronto

, Art Museum at the University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada.


Happy Ending

, Frac Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France.


Transmissions

, École d’art Gérard Jacot, Belfort, France.


Artists Talking Back to the Media: a geneology of artistic use of mass media 1985-2016

(travelling exhibition) Museo La Tertulia, Cali, Columbia KB | Espacio Para la Cultura, Bogotá, Colombia



2015


Collecting and Sharing: Trevor Fairbrother, John T. Kirk, and the Hood Museum of Art

, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA


Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the Digital Sublime

, Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal


Sign, Sign, Everywhere a Sign

, University of Toronto Art Centre and Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


A Print Salon

, Birch Contemporary, Toronto, Canada


Yesterday was Once Tomorrow (or, A Brick is a Tool)

(travelling exhibition) Plug-In Institute for Contemporary Art, Winnipeg, Canada Artexte, Montreal, Canada

Image Coming Soon #1

, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada

Homo Sexualität_en

, Schwules Museum/Deutches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany


Collecting Lines: Drawings from the Ringier Collection

, Villa Flora, Winterthur, Switzerland


A Republic of Art

, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, the Netherlands



2014-16


Wish You Were Here? Artist's postcards from 1960 to the present day, from the Jeremy Cooper Collection

(Art Circuit Touring Exhibitions) The Atkinson, Southport, UK (2014) MAC, Birmingham, UK (2015) The Granary Gallery, Berwick Upon Tweed, UK (2015) Hestercombe House, Taunton Somerset, UK (2015-16)


2014-15


«La décennie - Une histoire des années 90» (The decade - An history of the 90's)

, Centre Pompidou – Metz, Metz, France.


Art for the Century: 100 for the 100th

, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada


This is Me, Also This is Me

, McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, Canada


Lucio Amelio: From the Modern Art Agency to the Genesis of Terrae Motus (1965-1982). Documents, Works, A History...

, Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina-Madre, Naples, Italy


PERFECT LOVERS, Art in the Time of AIDS

, Fundaciò Suñol, Barcelona, Spain



2014


LOVE AIDS RIOT SEX 2 – Art Aids Activism 1995 to today

, Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany


Alms for the Birds

, Cabinet, London, UK


The Possible

, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, USA


«Get Hold of This Space» A Geography of Conceptual Art in Canada

, Centre culturel canadien, Paris, France (edited version of Traffic. Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980 [see 2010-14]).


Haver fet un lloc on els artistes tinguin dret a equivocar-se | Històries de l'Espai 10 i l'Espai 13 de la Fundació Joan Miró / Miró / A place where artists have the right to fail. Stories of Espai 10 and Espai 13 at the Fundació Joan Miró

, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain.


L'Illusion della Luce/The Illusion of Light/L'Illusion des Lumieres

, Pinault Collection, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy


Bébert Publishing House and Gallery

, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands


Over the Rainbow: Seduction and Identity. From the Collection of Salah Bachir and Jacob Yerex

, Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada


Fan the Flames: Queer Positions in Photography

, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada


Is Toronto Burning? 1977/1978/1979: Three Years in the Making (and Unmaking) of the Toronto Art Scene

, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, Canada


Before Normal: Concept After Concept

, Museum of Contemporart Art, Roskilde, Denmark


1984?

, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland


In Character: Self-Portrait of the Artist as Another

, National Gallery of Canada in the Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, Canada


Adams x Burr x De Cointet x Coplans x Cordebard x Craven x Dheurle x Durham x Filliou x Fontcuberta x General Idea x Hains x Hains x Kasten x Majerus x Majerus x Rondeau x Wall x Welling

(an ‘hors les murs’ project of FRAC Champagne-Ardenne), ELAC, Lausanne, Switzerland


Cross/Over

, Duro Olowu, London, UK


In the Crack of Dawn: From the Collection of Maja Hoffman and Michael Ringier

, Lowenbraukunst - Luma Westbau, Zurich, Switzerland


Twenty Thousand Years of Yarn

, Future Gallery, Berlin, Germany


CONTINUUM

, Fondació Suñol, Barcelona, Spain.



2013-14


GLAM! The Performance of Style

(touring exhibition) Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (2013) Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany (2013) Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria (2013-14)

Whole, In Part. Artists' Publications from the MACBA Collections, MUSAC

. Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León , León, Spain

The Temptation of AA Bronson

, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.


Experience Pommery #11 / Une Odyssée: les 30 ans du Frac Champagne-Ardenne

, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France


Les Pléiades – 30 ans des Frac - adams x burr x coplans x cordebard xde cointet x craven x dheurle x durham x filliou x fontcuberta x general idea x hains x hains x hains x kasten x majerus x majerus x rondeau x wall x welling

, Centre d'art contemporain Passages, Troyes, France


LOVE AIDS RIOT SEX 1 – Art Aids Activism 1987-1995

, Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany.



2013


The Magic Bullet: Jeremy Shaw, Rob Pruitt, General Idea, Berger & Berger

, Galerie Torri, Paris, France


I, You, We

, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA


Borderline

, La GAD - Galerie Arnaud Deschin, Marseille, France


Xerography

, Firstsite, Colchester, UK


Artists’ Walks: The Persistence of Peripateticism

, Dorsky Gallery, Long Island City, USA


Vancouver Memory Festival

, Roundhouse Community Arts and Recreation Centre, Vancouver, Canada



2012-15


Die Sammlung Gunter Sachs

(touring exhibition) Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany (2012) Kunsthalle Schweinfurt, Schweinfurt, Germany (2013-14)

Vidéo Vintage 1963-1983

(touring exhibition) Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (2012) ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany (2012-13) Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon (2013) Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (2013) National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea (2013) Oi Futuro Cultural Center, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (2014)

Food: Produire, manger, consommer

(touring exhibition) Musée Ariana Geneva (in collaboration with ART for the World) (2012-13) SESC Pinheiros, São Paulo (2014) MuCEM, Marseilles (2014-15)


2012-13


This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s

(touring exhibition) Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA (2012) Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA (2012) ICA (The Institute of Contemporary Art), Boston, USA (2012-13)

Modern Moments: Fast Forward 1913 ⟩⟩ 2013

, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA


Essential Works: A Personal Vision, Jeanne Parkin at 90

, Birch Libralato Gallery, Toronto, Canada



2012


Print/Out, Museum of Modern Art

, New York, USA


Stage Presence: Theatricality in Art and Media

, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA


Je est un autre

, Semiose Galerie - Éditions, Paris, France


Dark Matters: Selections from the Collection

, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., USA

Read, Look! We promise it’s not dangerous

, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, USA


Gold

, Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria


In Numbers. Serial Publications by Artists Since 1955

, ICA (Institute of Contemporary Arts), London, UK


Art Kabinett: Art Basel Miami Beach

(Presentation in Esther Schipper booth, Berlin), Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, USA



2011-12


Exchange and Evolution: Worldwide Video Long Beach 1974-1999

, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, USA (part of Pacific Standard initiation of Getty Foundation for concurrent exhibition across Southern California)


Momentarily Learning from Mega-Events

, Makan, Amman, Jordan


Read All Over

, Scrap Metal, Toronto, Canada


Beholder

, Talbot Rice Gallery, The University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland



2011-13


My Winnipeg

(touring exhibition) La Maison Rouge – Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France (2011) MIAM (Musée international des arts modestes), Sète, France (2011-12) Plug-In ICA, Winnipeg, Canada (2012-13)


2011


X-mas Jewels

, 8 rue Saint-Bon Boutique, Paris, France


Cover Girl. La photographie de mode au miroir de l’art contemporain, des années 60 à aujourd’hui/Fashion photography as mirrored in contemporary art, from the 1960s to the present

, La Galerie des Galeries, Galeries Lafayette, Paris, France


Cabinet (NGC Toronto)

, MOCCA (Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art), Toronto, Canada


XXX Thirty Years Peter Blum Edition

, Peter Blum (Soho), New York, USA


Eroi (Heroes)

, GAM Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy


This Is Paradise | Place as State of Mind. The Cameron Public House and the 1980s Toronto

, MOCCA (Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art), Toronto, Canada


This is Paradise. From the National Gallery of Canada Collection, MOCCA (Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art)

, Toronto, Canada


Phantasie an die Macht. Politische Künstlerplakate

. Galerie Stihl, Waiblingen, Germany


Mixed Messages

, La MaMa la Galleria, New York, USA


Onkraj Zasedenih Podob / Beyond Occupied Images

, Galrtija Škuc, Ljubljana and Mestna galerija Nova Gorica, Nova Gorica, Slovenia


Déjà – The Collection on Display

, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal


Unfolding 20 Years SBKM

, De Kabinetten van De Vleeshal, Middelburg, The Netherlands


Tallinna XV Graafikatriennaal. Armastuse, mitte raha pärast/The 15th Tallinn Print Triennial

. For Love Not Money, Tallinn, Estonia


Beziehungsarbeit / Kunst und Institution

, Künstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria



2010-14


Traffic. Conceptual Art in Canada 1965-1980

(touring exhibition) Justina M Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada (2010); University of Toronto, Art Centre, Toronto, Canada (2010) Blackwood Gallery, Univesity of Toronto, Mississauga, Canada (2010) Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto, Scarborough, Canada (2010) Anna Leonowens Gallery, NSCAD University, Halifax, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, Halifax, Mount Saint Vincent University Art Gallery, Halifax, Saint Mary’s University Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada (2011) Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada (2011) Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada (2012) Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada (2012-13) Exhibition edited and re-titled as

Continental Drift: Konzeptkunst in Kanada: Die 1960er und 70er Jahre

Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany (2013) Exhibition edited and re-titled as

«Get Hold of This Space» A Geography of Conceptual Art in Canada

Centre culturel canadien, Paris, France (2014).


2010-2012


Constellation & Correspondences. Networking between Artists 1970-1980

National Gallery of Canada Library and Archives, Ottawa, Canada (2010) Art Texte, Montreal, Canada (2012)


2010-11


Face au mur. Papiers peints contemorains

. Musée de Pully, Pully, France


Contemporary Art from the Collection

, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


Are You Ready for TV?

(touring exhibition) Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona, Spain Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain


2010


This and that

, Corvi-Mora, London, UK


Art at Work: Corporate Collecting Practices Today

, Art Gallery of Mississauga, Mississauga, Canada


«Gasträume» temporäre Kunstinterventionen im öffentlichen Raum

, Paradeplatz, Zurich, Switzerland


Seconde Main

, Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France


Dorm

, The Model, Sligo Ireland


Changing Channels: Kunst und Fernsehen 1963-1987 / Art and Television 1963-1987

, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (MUMOK), Vienna, Austria


One at a Time

(part of Scotiabank Nuit Blanche), University of Toronto Art Centre, Toronto, Canada


Everything Must Go

, Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto Metropolitan Convention Centre, Toronto, Canada


Prints & Multiples

, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland


Pop Life : Art in a Material World

, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada (and adjunct exhibition of General Idea works in Gallery B109)



2009-10


Meeting Point

(touring exhibition) Doris McCarthy Gallery, University of Toronto Scarborough, Toronto (2009) Kenderdine Art Gallery, University of Saskatchewan, Saskatoon (2010)


2009


Coalesce: Happenstance

, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Yebisu International Festival for Art and Alternative Visions 2009

, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan (also with video screenings)


Artists’ Books as (sub)Culture

, Center for Book Arts, New York, USA


The Search … For the Spirit

(part of a larger exhibition,

All that is solid melts into air

, organized for the cultural festival “City Visions”), Schepperinstituut, Mechelen, Belgium


Enacting Abstraction

, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


The Studio Sessions

, SFMoMA, San Francisco


Enacting Abstraction

, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


Utopics

, 11th Swiss Sculpture Exposition, Biel, Switzerland



2008


Documentary Protocols II

, Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, Canada


Just Different

, Cobra Museum, Amstelveen, Netherlands


Coup de Grace

, Simon Preston Gallery, New York, USA


Artists’ Magazines

, Art basel, Basel, Switzerland


Artist Plates

, Nohra Haime Gallery, New York, USA


Argent

, Frac IIle-de-France, Paris, France


2 x (2 x 20) + 2 x 2) ] +2 = X x (desperately) trying to figure out the world – Part 2

, Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, USA


November 2008 – Artist Initiated Magazines

, Rekord, Oslo, Norway


Agency: Art and Advertising

, McDonough Museum of Art, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, USA


Less is less, more is more, that’s all

, CAPC Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, France


Le dernier qui parle

, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France


P2P

, Casino Luxembourg-Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg


Make Art/Stop AIDS

, Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, USA


Wildflowers of Manitoba / Light On in Babyland

, Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto, Toronto, Canada


Revues d’artistes. Une selection

, Galerie d’art contemporain des Urbanistes, Fougères; Lendroit Galerie, Rennes; Cabinet du livre d’artiste, Rennes, France



2007


Tomorrow now - when design meets science fiction

, MUDAM, Luxembourg


Scenes and Sequences

, Kunsthaus Aarau, Aarau, Switzerland


Kopf an Kopf

, Kunsthalle Tuebingen, Tuebingen, Germany


BodyPoliticX

, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


Forms of Resistance

, van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands



2006


Medium Fotografie

, Stampa, Basel


Into Me/Out of Me

, PS1, New York; Kunstwerke, Berlin


Winteraustellung

, Esther Schipper, Berlin


Singular Multiples

, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston


Persona: From the Collection

, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa


Dissent

, Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge


ART METROPOLE: Top 100

, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa



2005


Canada in the Sixties

, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa


Real Pictures

, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver


Trade Show

, MASS MoCA, North Adams


Collective Creativity

, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany


Trade

, White Columns, New York


Transformations

, Galerie Fréderic Giroux, Paris


Experience de la duree

, Biennale de Lyon 2005, Lyon



2004


Performance et Photographie : POINT

, Dazibao, Montreal


After Images: Art as Social Memory

, Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Bremen


Assume vivid astro focus XI

, at the home of Rosa de la Cruz, Biscayne, Miami



2003


Our Mutual Friend

, Bloomberg SPACE, London, UK


On the Wall

, (touring exhibition) The RISD Museum, Providence, USA


Stop & Go: regards croises entre la collection et les acquisitions recentes

, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France


Eternal Network: Videos from the Western Front Archives 1973-2001

(touring exhibition) The Western Front, Vancouver, Canada Video Pool, Winnipeg, Canada Videographe, Montreal, Canada.

Corporate Profits vs. Labour Costs

, John Connelly Presents at D'Amelio Terras, New York, USA


Today's Man

, John Connelly Presents, New York, USA


Scatalogue

, Saw Gallery, Ottawa, Canada


From the Flat Files

, RAMP Gallery, Waikato Institute of Technology, Hamilton, New Zealand


30 Jaar: Nederlandse Videokunst

, Nederlands Instituut voor Mediakunst, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Feigned Memories

, University of Lethbridge Art Gallery, Lethbridge



2002


Comer O No Comer

, Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain


Extra Art

, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK


Multiformity: Multiples from the MCA Collection

, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago


Public Affairs

, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich


Mirror Image

, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, USA


Art & Economy

, Deichterhallen, Hamburg


Thinking in Painting

, Stampa Galerie, Basel


Kunst Nach Kunst

, Neue Museum Weserburg Bremen, Germany


Rapture: Art's Seduction by Fashion since 1970

, Barbican Gallery, London, United Kingdom


Video Acts: Single Channel Works from the Collections of Pamela and Richard Kramlich and New Art Trust

, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, USA


The Holiday Shopping Show

, Wallspace, New York, USA


Golden Streams

, Blackwood Gallery, Mississauga, Canada



2001


Collaborations with Parkett: 1984 to Now

, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


Extra Art

, Logan Galleries, California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, USA


Shopping

, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria


Blondies + Brownies

, Aktionsforum Praterinsel, Munich, Germany


Tele(visions)

, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria


Vancouver Collects

, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada



2000-2001


Video Time

, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


Let’s Entertain

(touring exhibition) Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA Portland Art Museum, Portland, USA Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico Miami Art Museum, Miami, USA


2000


Loose Ends

, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


From the Collection: Personalities

, Canadian Museum of Contemporary Photography, Ottawa, CANADA


Re-Play

, Generali Foundation, Vienna, Austria



1999


Museum as Muse

, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


Word

, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia


Persuasion: Tales of Commerce and the Avant-Garde

, University at Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA


Recollect

, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


Internal Logic

, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada



1998


Fragile Electrons: Celebrating Twenty Years of Collecting Video Art - Videotapes from the Art Metropole Collection

, The National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada


Picturing the Toronto Art Community,

The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada


Roteiros. Roteiros. Roteiros. Roteiros. Roteiros. Roteiros. Roteiros.

, XXIV Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil


AIDS Worlds: Between Resignation and Hope

, Centre d'art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland; Centro d'Arte Contemporanea Ticino, Ticino, Switzerland


Editions: General Idea, Christian Jankowski, Kay Rosen

, Helge Maria Klosterfelde, Hamburg, Germany


Disappearing Act

, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects/Bound & Unbound, New York, USA



1997


Bridge/The map is not the territory.

, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany


Disrupture: Postmodern Media

(with Dara Birnbaum, Nam Jun Paik), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA


Documenta 10

, Kassel, Germany


Rococo Tattoo

, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada


Livres d'artistes - L'intervention d'un genre 1960-1980,

Bibliothèque nationale de France, Paris, France



1996


a/drift

, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson,New York, USA


Thinking Print: Books to Billboards,1980-95

(subsequent touring), Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


GraphicResponses to AIDS

, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK


All in One,

Galerie Schipper & Krone, Cologne, Germany


ReGrouping:A Living Legacy

, McMichael Canadian Art Collection, Kleinburg, Canada


LaGuerre, Pourquoi?

, Galerie Montenay-Giroux, Paris, France


Sarah Charlesworth, Hannah Collins, General Idea, Laurie Simmons, Carolyn White

, S.L.Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada



1995


General Idea, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons

, S. L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Art Metropole: 20 Years

, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada


Into a New Museum, Part 2

, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA


Fashion is a Verb

, Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, USA


A Different Light

, The University Art Museum at Berkeley, Berkeley, USA


Lesezimmer II

, Kunstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany



1994-95


Art Unlimited: Multiples of the 60s & 90s

(subsequent touring), Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA), Glasgow, Scotland



1994


L'hiver de l'amour bis

, Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris, France
P.S.1 Museum, New York, USA

The Century of the Multiple

, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany


Le Saut Dans Le Vide / Der Sprung Ins Leere

, Maison Centrale des Artistes, Moscow, Russia


Body and Soul

, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA


Public Interventions

, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA


"Please, don’t hurt me!"

, Galerie Snoei, Rotterdam, The Netherlands


don't look now

, Thread Waxing Space, New York, USA



1993


Computerunterstützte Kunst

, Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstraße München, Munich, Germany


Tema AIDS

, (touring exhibition) Sonje Henie-Neils Onstad Foundation, Hovikhodden, Norway Bergen Kunstforning, Stockholm, Sweden

Prints and Issues

, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany



1992-93


From Media to Metaphor: Art About AIDS

(Independent Curators Incorporated touring exhibition) Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, USA Center of Contemporary Art, Seattle, USA Sharadin Art Gallery, Kutztown, USA Musée d'art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada Grey Art Gallery and Study Center, New York University, New York, USA


1992


Transgressions in the White Cube: Territorial Mappings

, Bennington College, Bennington, USA


Multiples

, Dörrie-Priess Galerie, Hamburg, Germany


Art meets Ads

, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany


Stampa

, Stampa Galerie, Basel, Switzerland


Transform

, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland


Wiener Fest Wochen

, Vienna, Austria


David Clarkson, General Idea, Allan McCollum

, S. L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Ballots and Bullets

, Sally Hawkins Gallery, New York, USA


Three or More-Multiplied art from Duchamp to the present

, SPIRAL, Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo, Japan



1991


Multiples: Brian Boigon, General Idea, Douglas Walker

, S. L. Simpson Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Curatorial Laboratory Project #7: Atlas

, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada


In Public: Seattle 1991

, Security Pacific Gallery, Seattle, USA


The Art of Advocacy

, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, USA


ECART, Genève

, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, the Netherlands


All For Love

, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA


Words & #’s

, Wright State University, Dayton, USA


Proiezioni

, Castello di Rivara, Rivara, Italy



1990-92


Team Spirit

(Independent Curators Incorporated touring exhibition) Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, USA Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art,Cleveland, USA The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, USA Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale Cultural Council, Scottsdale, USA Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, USA Salina Art Center and the Wichita Museum of Art, Salina and Wichita, USA


1990-91


Graphothek

(touring exhibition) Goethe-Institut Vancouver, Vancouver, Canada London Regional Art & Historical Museum, London, Canada Maison de la Culture, Plateau Mont-Royal, Montreal, Canada Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada

Inquiries: Language into Art

(touring exhibition) Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada McMaster University Art Gallery, Hamilton, Canada Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Canada Laurentian University Museum and Art Gallery, Sudbury, Canada Rodman Hall Arts Centre, St. Catharines, Canada


1990


Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Koury Wingate Gallery, New York, USA


Grids

, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, USA


Language in Art

, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, USA


Art Meets Science and Spirituality in a Changing Economy

, Museum Fodor, Amsterdam, the Netherlands


Word As Image,

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA


Stendhal Syndrome: The Cure

, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA


Serieel

, Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, the Netherlands


The Young and the Restless

, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA


The Indomitable Spirit

(touring exhibition), International Centre of Photography, New York, USA; The Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA



1989


Art About AIDS

, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, Reading, USA


A Call to Healing and Action

, The Jewish Museum, New York, USA


General Idea, Serge Kliaving, Wolfgang Staehle

, Koury Wingate Gallery, New York, USA


Fictions

, Mirabel Montreal International Airport, Montreal, Canada


D & S Austellung

, Hamburger Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany


Homo Genius

, Mercer Union Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Zeichnung und Skulptur

, Stampa Galerie, Basel, Switzerland


The Subject is AIDS

, Nexus, Atlanta, USA


Messages

, Didactic Gallery, Plano, USA



1988


Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany


Dike Blair, Stephen Ellis, General Idea

, Koury Wingate Gallery, New York, USA


Des Emblemes Comme Attitudes

, Ecole des Beaux Arts, Tourcoing, France


Toward Common Ground

, Real Art Ways, Hartford, USA


Summer ’88

, Koury Wingate Gallery, New York, USA


Der Hund in mir - The Dog Within

, Galerie Hubert Winter, Vienna, Austria


1988: The World of Art Today

(touring exhibition) Milwaukee Art Museum, USA Roger Ramsay Gallery, Chicago, USA National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA


1987


Modern Living

, Jeffrey Linden Gallery, Los Angeles, USA


Peter Blum Edition: Enzo Cucchi, General Idea, Brice Marden, James Turrell

, Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York, USA


Sign of the Times

, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France


Material Functions

, 49th Parallel, New York, USA; and the University of New York, Binghamton, USA


(of Ever-Ever Land I Speak)

, Stux Gallery, New York, USA
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany


Japan 87 International Video and Television Festival

, SPIRAL, Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo, Japan


Documenta 8

, Kassel, Germany


A Play of History

, Power Plant, Toronto, Canada


Sea to Shining Sea

, Power Plant, Toronto, Canada


Animal Art

, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria



1986


End Game: Reference and Simulation in Recent Painting and Sculpture

, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA


Caravelle

, Magasin, Centre National d'Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France


The Interpretation of Architecture

, YYZ Artists' Outlet, Toronto, Canada


How We See, What We Say

, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, Canada



1985


Four Legs Good

, Harbourfront Gallery, Toronto, Canada


International With Monument

, New York, USA


Aurora Borealis

, CIAC, Montreal, Canada


De Duppelganger

, Aorta, Amsterdam, the Netherlands



1984-86


TIME

, (touring exhibition) Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium Musée Rath, Geneva, Switzerland Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark Kunsthalle, Mannheim, Germany Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria Barbican Centre, London, UK


1984-85


Artistic Collaboration in the Twentieth Century

(touring exhibition) Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., USA Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA J. I. Speed Museum, Louisville, USA


1984


An International Survey of Recent Painting & Sculpture

, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA


Dog Work - Dog Show,

Interim Art, London, UK


1984

, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria


International Art

, Baskerville + Watson, New York, USA



1983


O Kanada

, Akademie der Kunst, Berlin, Germany


Künstler aus Kanada

, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany


Artists' Architecture: Scenes and Conventions

, ICA, London, UK


Museums by Artists

, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada Musée d'art contemporain, Montreal, Canada Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada


Chromaliving

, The Colonnade, Toronto, Canada


Attitudes

, Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, Canada


Pierre et Marie

(in ruins of church), Paris, France



1982


Manner/sm: A Theory of Culture

, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


Sydney Biennale,

Sydney, Australia


Fiction

(touring exhibition) Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada Windsor Art Gallery, Windsor, Canada Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, Canada Laurentian University Art Gallery, Sudbury, Canada Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada 49th Parallel, New York, USA

Prefiguration and Figuration of the Catastrophe

, Centre d'art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland


Documenta 7

, Kassel, Germany
Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada


New Narratives for Living and Viewing

, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada


Destroy Those Pictures

, Chromazone, Toronto, Canada


Beast

, PS1, New York, USA


Monumenta

, YYZ, Toronto, Canada


Prime Time Video

, Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, Canada


Transmissions

, Cambridge Art Gallery, Cambridge, Canada


Celebration,

ARC, Toronto, Canada



1981


Terminal Building

, A Space, Toronto, Canada


New Acquisitions

, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada



1980


Architectural References

, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada


Venice Biennale

, Canadian Pavilion, Venice, ITALY


Pluralities

, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada


Words and Image

, National Film Board Gallery, Ottawa, Canada


Nuova Immagine

, XVI Triennale, Palazzo Triennale, Milan, ITALY
Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada



1979


Perspective '79

, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland


Station to Station,

A Space, Toronto, Canada
Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Galerie Marielle Mailhot, Montreal, Canada



1978


Kanadischer Künstler

, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland


Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada



1977


Biennale des Jeunes

, Paris, France


03 23 03

, Parachute, Montreal, Canada


Transparent Things

(touring exhibition): Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada London Art Gallery, London, Canada Art Gallery of Victoria, Victoria, Canada Musée d'art contemporain, Montreal, Canada

Punk Press

, A Space, Toronto, Canada


Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada



1976


Forum '76

, Musée des Beaux Arts, Montreal, Canada


Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada



1975


Present Company,

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada


Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Carmen Lamanna at the Owens Art Gallery

, Owens Art Gallery, Halifax, Canada



1974


Sincerely Yours, Granada Gazelle

(curated by General Idea), Memo from Turner, Toronto, Canada



1973


Canada Trajectoires ‘73

, Musée d'art moderne, Paris, France


Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada


Aktionen der Avant-garde

, DAAD Gallery, Berlin, Germany



1972


New Acquisitions

, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada


Better Body Works

, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada


Burnaby Print Show

, Burnaby Art Gallery, Burnaby, Canada


Realism, Emulsion and Omission

, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston; University of Guelph Art Gallery, Guelph, Canada
Carmen Lamanna Gallery, Toronto, Canada



1971


Image Bank Post Card Show

, UBC Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada



1970


Concept 70

, Nightingale Gallery, Toronto, Canada