PAUL KOS

Born in 1942, Rock Springs, Wyoming (USA)
Lives and works in San Franciso, CA (USA)
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Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2016

RR, Ever Gold Gallery, San Francisco, USA
“Equilibrium: A Paul Kos Survey”, Di Rosa, Napa, USA

2015

First Responder Plaza, San Francisco Public Safety Building, San Francisco, USA

2012

Allegories & Metaphors, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France
Paul Kos Allegories & Metaphors, Nyehaus, New York, NY, USA

2011

Selected Works: 1969-2011, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

2009

Allegories and Metaphors, Lamar Dodd School of Art, UGA, Athens, Greece
MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Conceptual Art Form California, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany

2008

Selected Works, Esso Gallery, New York, NY, USA
This Is Not a Void, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2007

From & to kunst Meran, Merano, Italy
West of the Great Divide, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Pioneers, CCA Wattis, San Francisco, CA, USA

2006

Evidences or This Object of Desire, IN SITU Fabienne Leclerc, Paris, France
Work Zones, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
Three Cities: Berlin, Anna-Catharina Gebbers Bibliothekswohnung, Berlin, Germany

2005

Marking Time, LACE Los Angeles, CA, USA

2003

Everything Matters: Paul Kos, A Retrospective, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California; Grey Art Gallery,New York University; San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art; Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, USA
Paul Kos, Grey Art Gallery NYU, New York, NY, USA

2002

Beyond Preconceptions, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, USA

2001

Paul Kos / Nam June Paik, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1998

Sculptural Allegories, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

1995

Paul Kos, Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
Paul Kos, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

1994

Paul Kos at the Wiegand Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, CA, USA *

1992

Paul Kos: Sculpture, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Paul Kos, J.B. Speed Museum, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Paul Kos, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA

1991

Tintinnabulations, University Art Gallery, San Diego State University, San Diego, CA,USA

1990

Paul Kos: Ber Lin, Laguna Art Museum, Satellite Gallery at South Coast Plaza, Costa Mesa, CA, USA
Paul Kos, Dorothy Goldeen Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA

1988

Paul Kos, Iannetti Lanzone Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Paul Kos, University Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, USA

1987

Paul Kos, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Paul Kos, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

1986

Paul Kos, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
Capp Street Project, San Francisco, CA, USA

1982

Paul Kos, University of Nevada, Reno, USA

1980

MATRIX, University Art Museum, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA

1979

Paul Kos, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, USA

1978

Video Free America, San Francisco, CA, USA
Paul Kos, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, USA

1977

Paul Kos, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, USA

1976

Paul Kos, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1975

Paul Kos, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1974

Howard Fried, Paul Kos, San Jose University Art Gallery, San Jose, CA,M.H. de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA

1973

Gutierrez-Solana, Glassman, Kos, (three one-man exhibitions), La Jolla Museum, La Jolla, CA, USA *

1972

Paul Kos, Reese Palley Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1971

Fish, Fox, Kos, de Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, Santa Clara, CA, USA
“Paul Kos,” Reese Palley Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

1969

Participationkinetics, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, USA
Freeze-Drived Xmas, de Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, Santa Clara, CA, USA

Group exhibitions (selection)

2016

Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, USA (May)

2015

Against Automatism, Fused Space, San Francisco, USA
Retrospective : An Exhibition Commemorating Paule Anglim, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Carambolages, Galerie Gp & N Vallois, Paris, France
IN/VISIBLE: In Search of the Invisible Masterpiece — A look at the collection of the 49 Nord 6 Est – Frac Lorraine, IKOB, Eupen, Belgium

2014

Landscape: the virtual, the actual, the possible?, Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou, Chine ; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
Les Esthétiques d’un monde désenchanté, Abbaye Saint André – Centre d’Art Contemporain,
Meymac, France
Roulez les mécaniques, Le Carroi – Musée de Chinon, Chinon, France
Summer in Black & White, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, USA

2013

State of Mind : New California Art Circa 1970, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, USA *
The Long Conversation, Southern Exposure (SOEX) San Francisco, USA
California Landscape into Abstraction, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
All good Things, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, USA
Mono No Aware, Linden Centre For Contemporary Arts, St Kilda, Australie
SOLID CONCEPT, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, USA
The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, USA

2012

Temporary Structures, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
[Invisible] Relic, Park Life Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, USA
Do Not Destroy: Trees, Art and Jewish Thought, Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA

2011

State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, USA
Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974 – 1981, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA / The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Spread – California Conceptualism Then and Now, SOMArts, San Francisco, CA, USA

2010

Silence, Exile & Cunning, Sonoma Valley Museum of Art, Sonoma, CA, USA
Radical Light: Alternative Film and Video in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1945 – 2000, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, USA

2009

The Third Mind: American Artists Contemplate Asia, 1860 to 1969, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY, USA
MOCA’s First Thirty Years, MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Conceptual Art from California, Paul Kos and Tony Labat, Arge Kunst, Bolzano, Italy

2008

This Is Not A Void, Galeria Luisa Strina, Sao Paolo, Brazil, USA
Eureka, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, USA
Conceptual Art From California, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein n.b.k., Berlin, Germany
Looking For Mushrooms, Museum Ludwig, Koln, Germany
California Video, Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
15th Anniversery Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary religious Art, ST. Louis, MO, USA
Neighborhood Secrets, Stavanger, Norway
Matrix, 30th Birthday Bash, Berkekey Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, USA
“Projected Image,” Sonoma State University, Sonoma, CA, USA

2007

A Principle of Immortality,Video from 1970 to the present, Macy Art Gallery, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
Art Since the 1960s: California Experiments, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA, USA
From & to, kunst Merano arte, Merano, Italy
Pioneers, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
On Ice, Williams Center Art Gallery, Lafayette College, Easton, PA, USA
Subversive Moves, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID, USA

2006

Evidences or This Object of Desire, In Situ / Fabienne Leclerc, Paris, France
The Three Cities – Berlin: The Apartment, Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Berlin, Germany
Work Zones: Three Decades of Contemporary Art from SFAI, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA

2005

Soft Openings, The Katzen American University Museum, Washington, D.C., USA
Solid Concept V, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

2003

Sold Concept IV, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

2001

Labyrinth Of Pleasure, Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei, Taiwan
Double Feature: Paul Kos and Nam June Paik, San Francisco Museum of
Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

2000

Open House, Art on Site 1, San Francisco, CA, USA
1:1, Refusalon, San Francisco, CA, USA

1999

Line, Lance Fung Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1998

PFormative Acts, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
Selections from the Weisman Collection, Frederick Weisman Museum of Art, Center for the Arts, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, USA

1997

Video Group Show, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
The Art Orchestra: A Sculptors’ Ensemble, The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA

1996

Blurring the Boundaries Installation Art 1969 – 1996, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA, USA
Generations, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, USA
Austria SFAI 125th Anniversary Tribute Show, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
Natural Histories, Institute of Contemporary Art, San Jose, CA, USA

1995

Facing Eden, M.H. de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA, USA

1994

Solid Concept Three, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

1993

In Out of the Cold, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA

1992

California Art, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado, USA
John Cage Memorial Exhibition, Jernigan/Wicker, San Francisco, CA, USA
Unter Null, Woh Museum, Barengasse, Zurich, Switzerland

1991

After the Apocalypse: A Different Humanism, SECCA, Winston-Salem,North Carolina, USA
Transformations, Transamerica Pyramid, San Francisco, CA, USA
Unter Null(Below Zero), Museum Indutriekultur, Nuremberg, Germany
Gallery II, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

1990

Lines of Force, Bayfront Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Bay Area Media, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco,CA, USA
Works in Media, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA
In Site, Five Conceptual Artists from the Bay Area, University Art Gallery, University of Massachusetts at Amherst, Amherst, Massachusetts, USA
Public Art, Models and Drawings, San Francisco State University Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Open Channels, Five Year Survey, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, USA
R/T SF – Colombia, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
Awards in the Visual Arts 8, High Museum, Atlanta, Georgia; La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California; Henry Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA

1989

Bay Area Conceptualism: Two Generations, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, New York, USA
Machinations, Saint Gervais, Maison des Jeunes et de la Culture, Geneva, Switzerland

1989

San Francisco Bay Artists Museo de Arte Moderno, Cartagena, Colombia
Centro Colombo Americano, Medellin, Colombia; Centro Colombo Americano, Bucaramanga, Columbia; Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, Colombia; Museo Arqueologico La Merced, Cali, Colombia; Centro de Arte Actual, Pereira, Colombia
Solid Concept, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA, USA

1988

Second International Exhibition of Artists of Slovenian Descent, Cankarjev Dom, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia
3 Videonale, Bonn, West Germany
Art of the Madonna, Old St. Patrick's Church, Chicago, Illinois, USA

1987

Landscape Video: The Seventies, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Steirischer Herbst '87, Graz, Austria
Object Poems, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
30 From 25, Sheppard Art Gallery, University of Nevada at Reno, USA

1986

Second Newport Biennial, Newport Harbor Art Museum, CA, USA

1985

Video from Vancouver to San Diego, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA
Reel to Real, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Nature as Metaphor, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
Spacial Relationships in Video, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA
Selections from the de Saisset, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA

1984

Artist's Valentines, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
Artist Olympics, Video Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco Video Festival, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Video and Ritual, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA
Reel to Real, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
Bar Video, Vazac Hall, presented by MO David, Inc., New York, New York, USA

1984

Video: A Retrospective 1974-1984, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, USA

1983

Art Video, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, France
Performance, Restaurant Dalmatzi, Bern, Switzerland

1982

Vision #5 Artists' Photography, Crown Point Gallery, Oakland, CA, USA
Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY, USA
100 Years of California Sculpture, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA, USA
Elegant San Francisco Miniatures, Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco,CA; Belca House, Kyoto, Japan; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Video, American River College, Sacramento, CA, USA
Arts Alive, KVIE Channel 6, Sacramento, CA, USA

1981

California Performance, Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA
TV in Place, Korot, Burden, Kos, San Francisco Art Institute, USA

1980

San Francisco Video Review, Video Free America, San Francisco, CA, USA
San Francisco Video Festival, San Francisco, CA, USA
Video Art, Centre Culturel Americain, Paris, France

1979

Video Roman '79, Rome, Italy
Everson Video Review, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York ; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois ; University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley ; Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, USA
Bay Area Contemporary Strengths, University of California at Santa Barbara, CA, USA
Space/Time/Sound/1970's — A Decade in the Bay Area, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA

1978

Art Video, La Mamelle and Cable Channel 25, San Francisco, CA, USA
Video Art, Southland Cable Networks, Some Serious Business, and the Long Beach Museum of Art, CA, USA
Americans in Paris, Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, New York, USA
Video Art, Contemporary Arts Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Video Art, Lanchester Polytech, Coventry, England

1977

A Tight Thirteen Minutes, Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Paris Biennale, Paris, France
Video Art USA, Centre Culturel Americain, Paris, France

1976

Video Art: An Overview, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA *
Video Art, Smith College Art Museum, Northampton, Massachusetts, USA

1975

Video Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois; The Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut, USA
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
San Francisco Bay Area Artists' Work on Video Tape, And/Or Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA
Video Art USA, Bienal de Sao Paulo, American Pavillion, Brazil (traveled to five Latin-American countries)
Information Show, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
Exchange?DFW/SFO, Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, 1975, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Landscape Video, Long Beach Museum of Art, Long Beach, CA, USA

1974

Contemporanea, Rome, Italy
Collector's Video, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Video Group Show, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, New York, USA
Basel 5, 1974, Basel, Switzerland
Trigon, Vienna, Austria
Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
Project 74, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany
Video Art, Smith College Art Museum, Northampton, MA, USA
South of the Slot, 63 Bluxome Street, San Francisco, CA, USA

1973

Circuit, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York; Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle; Cranbrook Art Institute, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
All Night Sculpture, Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Bienal de Sao Paolo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Video, The New Wave, WGBH Television, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Video Group Show, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, New York, USA
Art Now, J.F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C., USA

1972

San Francisco Performance, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA, USA
Video West One, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York, USA
Games, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
Saint Jude Video Invitational, de Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, Santa Clara,CA, USA
The Bay Area Roach Clip Show, San Geronimo, CA, USA
Toys of the Artist, Walnut Creek Art Center, Walnut Creek, California, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
MOCA FM, Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco and KPFA FM, Berkeley, CA, USA
Video Works, 112 Greene Street, New York, New York, USA

1970

Richmond Sculpture Annual, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, USA
The Eighties, University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, USA
Sound; Sculpture As:, Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Films by Sculptors, Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Art in the Mind, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio, USA

1969

Invitational Drawing Exhibit, California State College, Hayward, CA, USA
Return of Abstract Expressionism, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA, USA

Public collections

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, USA
Kadist Foundation, Paris, France
Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, USA
Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
Long Beach Art Museum, Long Beach, California, USA
Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, California, USA
Wallraff-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany
Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
de Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, Santa Clara, California, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, USA
Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, New York, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, USA
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland
Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, Utah, USA

Grants & Awards

2005 /

2007

Eureka Fellowship Program for the Visual Arts

1999 /

2000

Flintridge Foundation Fellowship

1997

National Endowment for the Arts and FONCA (Fondacion y Organisacion National de Culutra y Artes) Residency in Mexico

1993

National Endowment Fellowship

1990

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Fellowship

1989

Award in the Visual Arts (AVA)

1987

Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship
Engelhard Award, Boston, Massachusetts
Western States Arts Fellowship
“Open Channels,” Long Beach Museum of Art

1986

National Endowment Media Arts Grant (in conjunction with the Walker Art Center)
Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Fellowship
Capp Street Project, Residency

1983

Western States Arts Fellowship

1982

National Endowment Fellowship

1976

National Endowment Fellowship

1974

National Endowment Fellowship

Commissions/Public Art

2011 /

2014

South Plaza, Public Safety Building, San Francisco, CA, USA

2009 /

2013

San Francisco General Hospital, San Francisco, CA, USA

2009 /

2010

UCSF, Lobby, Cancer Research, San Francisco, CA, USA

2005 /

2010

Freeport Water Authority, Sacramento, CA, USA

2006

California Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, USA

2002

Golden Gate Project, San Francisco Arts Commission (Project suspended)

1991 /

2000

Poetry Sculpture Garden,199 Fremont, San Francisco, CA, USA (with poet Robert Hass)

1997

Tunnel/Chapel, di Rosa Art Preserve, Napa, CA, USA (with Isabelle Sorrell)

1990 /

1994

Secretary of State, State Archives Building, Sacramento, CA, USA (with
Mandell/Sultan)

1989 /

1992

Passenger-Only Ferry Terminal, Washington State Arts Commission, Seattle,
WA, USA (Project suspended)

Bibliography

Catalogues / Publications

2011

State of Mind : New California Art Circa 1970, University of California Press, USA
Under the Big Black Sun : California Art 1974 – 1981, MOCA/Editions Prestel, USA

2003

Everything matters : Paul Kos, a Retrospective. University of California, Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, USA

2002

On-Ramps : Transitional Moments in California Art, Pasadena Museum of Californian Art,Pasadena, USA

2001

Labyrinth of Pleasure, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tapei, Taiwain

2000

Flintridge Awards for Visual Artists (1999/2000), Pasadena, USA

1998

MATRIX/Berkeley : Twenty years, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, USA

1996

Generations : The Lineage of influence in Bay Area, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, USA
Blurring the boundaries : Installations Art 1969-1996, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA

1995

Facing Eden : 100 years of Landscape Art in the Bay Area, M. H. de Young Museum, San Francisco, USA

1994

Paul Kos at the Wiegrand Gallery, Wiegrand Gallery, College of Notre Dame, Belmont, USA
From Here and Now : Bay Area Masterworks from the di Rosa Collection, Oakland Museum,
Oakland, USA
Brochure, Museum of Religious Art, St. Louis, USA
Solid Concept Three, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, USA
Wildlife, California Center for the Arts, Escondito, USA

1993

In Out of the Cold, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA

1992

Unter Null, Woh Museum, Barengasse, Zurich, Switzerland

1991

Tintinnabulations, University Art Gallery, San Diego, USA
Apocalypse : A Different Humanism, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, USA

1990

In Site : Five Conceptual Artists from the Bay Area, University Gallery, University of Masachusetts, Amherst, USA
Bay Area Media, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Paul Kos : Ber Lin, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, USA

1989

Awards in the Visual Arts 8, SECCA, Winston-Salem, USA
Bay Area Conceptualism : Two Generations, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, Buffalo, USA
Solid Concept, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, USA

1988

Tower of Babel, University Art Gallery, California State University, Chico, USA
Videonale II.16.9.1988, Bonn, Germany
Paul Kos : New York, Iannetti Lanzone Gallery, San Francisco, USA

1987

Viewpoints : Paul Kos, Mary Lucier, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
_30 From 25, Sheppard Art Gallery, University of Nevada at Reno, Reno, USA
Newwork, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Objects Poems, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA
Paul Kos : Sympathetic Vibrations, Capp Street Project, San Francisco, USA
Animal Art, Steirischer Herbst ‘ 87, Graz, Austria
Landscape Video : The Seventies, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibition, Los Angeles, USA

1986

Second Newport Biennial the Bay Area, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, USA

1985

Nature as Metaphor, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA
Spatial relationships in Video, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Painting and Sculpture Collection, Hudson Hill Press, New York, USA

1984

Video : A Retrospective 1974-1984, Long Beach Museum of Modern Art, Long Beach, USA
Artist Olympics, Video Gallery, Sa, Francisco, USA

1981

Space, Time, Sound : Conceptual Art in the San Francisco Bay Area, the 70’s, San Francisco Art Museum, San Francisco, USA

1980

MATRIX/Berkeley 36, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, USA

1979

Everson Video Review, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, USA

1977

Paris Biennale X, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

1975

Biennial Exhibition 1975, Whitney Museum of American Art, University of Pennsylvennia,
Philadelphie, USA
Exchange DFW/SFO, Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, USA
Video Art USA, Bienal de Sao Paulo, American Pavilion, Brazil

1974

Projekt ’74, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany
Video, Confrontation, Arc 2, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Trigon ’74, Landesmuseum, Graz, Austria
Video Tapes (Video Bander), Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Art Now ’74, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, USA
South of the Slot, 63 Bluxome Street, San Francisco, USA

1973

Gutierrez-Solana, Paul Kos, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA
Bienal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

1972

The San Francisco Performance, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, USA

1971

Fish, Fox, Kos, de Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, USA

1970

The Eighties, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, USA
Richmond Sculpture Annual, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, USA
Freeze-Dried Xmas, de Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, USA
Art in the Mind, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, USA

Press (selection)

2015

“Tunnel”, Specific Cheeses Fanzine #3, april, p.20
Virginie Jux, « L’Art Conceptuel selon Kos », Tenten, n°1, July-August, pp. 17-18 + poster

2014

Andrew McClintock, « Paul Kos », SFAQ, Issue 15, Booklet: Performance, February-April, pp. 6-7

2013

Anaël Pigeat, “Paul Kos/Julien Berthier“, Art press, n°396, January, p. 31
Violaine Boutet de Monvel, “Paul Kos“, Art Review, n°66, March, pp. 152-153
Maika Pollack, “State of Mind : New California Art Circa 1970’ at the Bronx Museum of the Arts“, GalleristNY, 16 July
Holland Cotter, “West Coast Art (Not Laid-Back) “, nytimes.com, 11 July
Gillian Young, “Circa 1970 : Pacific Standard Time at the Bronx Museum“, Artinamericamagazine.com, 7 July
Tom Yulsman, « Unintended Art of the Anthropocene: The Sound of Ice Melting », in Discover, March 27th
Violaine Boutet de Monvel, « Paul Kos », in Art Review , n°66, March, pp.152-153
Anaël Pigeat, « Paul Kos/Julien Berthier», in art press, n°396, p.31, January

2012

Céline Piettre, « Paul Kos en Magicien Burlesque à la Galerie Vallois », in ArtInfo, 13 December
François Salmeron, « Paul Kos : Allegories and Metaphors (1968- 2012) », in PARISart, December
Jarrett Earnest, « Ice Makes Fire » in Brooklyn Rail, 6 June
Andrew McClintock, « Paul Kos », in San Francisco Arts Quaterly, n°8, cover, pp.20-27 et 52-53 February-March-April
“Artists Presaged Social Media”, San Francisco Chronicle, 7 March
Chang, Soojin, “Berkeley Art Museum Showcases California’s Conceptual Artists of the 70’s”, The Daily Californian, 4 March

2008

Exhibitions Evoke Signs of Ruin, Scars of War, San Francisco Chronicle, January 19
Kaufman, Jason Edward. Hidden Asian influence on US modern masters revealed, The Art Newspaper, December

2004

Oliman, Leah, Images that Call for Action, Los Angeles Times, February 15
Gilmore, Jonathan, Art in America, April

2003

Kimmelman, Michael, Why Faith That’s a Bit Slapstick, The New York Times, September 12
Haber, John, Us and Them, Haber’s Art Reviews
Camhi, Leslie, Human Comedy: A Bay Area Conceptualist's Antic, Melancholy Body of Work, Village Voice, October 1-7

2000

Golonu, Berin, Artweek, January

1998

Baker, Kenneth, Art That Comes Across as Disposable, San Francisco Chronicle, November 28
Bonetti, David, Two decades of MATRIX, San Francisco Examiner, April 29

1996

Porges, Maria, Paul Kos at Gallery Paule Anglim, Artforum, February

1994

With sly wit, Paul Kos rings a bell, San Francisco Examiner, October 28

1990

Smallwood, Lyn, Sculptor in a Haystack, Seattle Weekly, February 7
Reveaux, Tony, Polytechnical Diversity (SFMOMA), Artweek 21, April 19
Christensen, Judith, Uncomfortable Cadence, Artweek 21, March 15

1989

Morris, Gay, Art in America 77, February

1987

Tamblyn, Christine, A Ritual for Bells, Artweek 17, March 15
Anderson, Phil, Chartes Bleu, High Performance 10, no. 3
Riddle, Mason, New Art Examiner 15, November

1986

Belsito, Peter, Sympathetic Vibrations, High Performance 9, no. 2

1985

Wooster, Ann-Sargent, Video and Ritual, Afterimage 12, February

1978

Battcock, Gregory, ed., New Artists Video, New York: Dutton

1977

Marioni, Tom, Art/By Jove, San Francisco Magazine, March

1975

Junker, Howard, Video Installation: Paul Kos and Sculptured Monitor, Arts Magazine, November

1974

Kent Tom, Paul Kos – Videotapes and Sculptural Residue, Artweek, November 2

1972

Arts Magazine 47, no. 1, September-October
Avalanche 4, Spring

1971

Albright, Thomas, Art, Rolling Stone, June 24
Marvels in Steel and Sand, San Francisco Chronicle, April 17
Bay Area Report, Arts Magazine 45, no. 8, Summer
Authority and Art (Again), Artweek, June 26
Artweek, February 13
San Francisco, Artforum 9, vol 1, September
Avalanche 2, Winter

1970

Avalanche 1, Autumn
Arts Magazine 44, no. 8, summer
Jaszi, Jean, Projects for the Eighties, Artweek, March 28
McCann, Cecile N., Richmond Sculpture Annual, Artweek, February 18
Museum of Conceptual Art Opens, Artweek, March 28
Richardson, Brenda, Bay Area Survey: The Myth of Neo-Dada, Arts Magazine, Summer
Soe, Valerie, Lessons in Seeing, Artweek, April 25
Sounds Sculpture Event, Artweek, April 25
Tarshis, Jerome, San Francisco, Artforum 8, no. 10, June
U.C. Project for the Eighties, Artweek, March 14

1969

Art from a Giant Puddle, San Francisco Chronicle, July 17
Arms, John, Agrisculpture, Christian Science Monitor, August 23
Sculpture in the Vineyards, San Francisco Magazine, October

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