Jonathan Horowitz

Jonathan Horowitz


MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

September 23, 2022 – February 11, 2024

Jonathan Horowitz

We Fight to Build a Free World: An Exhibition by Jonathan Horowitz

The Jewish Museum, New York, USA

October 1, 2020 – February 14, 2021

Jonathan Horowitz

Occupy Greenwich, The Brant Foundation Art Study Center

The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, USA

May 9 – October 2, 2016

Jonathan Horowitz

Mrs. Carter and the Diet Cola for Men War

Kohlfurter Strasse 41/43, 10999 Berlin

June 21 – August 3, 2013

Jonathan Horowitz

Silent Movies

Zimmerstrasse 88–89, 10117 Berlin

June 26 – September 11, 2004

Jonathan Horowitz


Jonathan Horowitz


JRP | Ringier, Switzerland


ISBN: 978-3-03764-018-0


Solo exhibitions

  • 2023

  • 2022

    • The Future Will Follow the Past, Weitzman National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • 2020

  • 2019

    • Pre-Fall' 17, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
  • 2018

  • 2017

    • 1612 DOTS, Participatory Public Art Project, Oculus World Trade Center, New York, USA
  • 2016

  • 2015

  • 2014

    • Jonathan Horowitz: 590 Dots, 356 S. Mission Rd., Los Angeles, USA
    • 402 Dots, Line, and the One Note Samba, Karma, New York, USA
    • Jonathan Horowitz Plants, Mirrors, Coke/Pepsi Paintings and More, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
  • 2013

  • 2012

    • Your Land/My Land: Election ’12, Contemporary Art Museum, St Louis, USA; Contemporary Art Museum Raleigh, Raleigh, USA; Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, USA; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA; Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, USA; New Museum, New York, USA; Telfair Museums, Savannah, USA
    • Secret Life, (with Elizabeth Peyton), Sadie Coles HQ, London, United Kingdom
    • Self-portraits in Mirror #1, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
  • 2011

    • Art, History, Sadie Coles HQ, London, United Kingdom
  • 2010

    • Minimalist Works from the Holocaust Museum, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, United Kingdom
    • Go Vegan!, La Frieda Meats /Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, USA
  • 2009

    • And/Or, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
    • Apocalypto Now, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
    • Free Store, Sadie Coles HQ, London, United Kingdom
  • 2008

    • Obama ’08, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, USA
  • 2007

  • 2006

    • Rome, Sadie Coles HQ, London, United Kingdom
  • 2005

    • The New Communism, Gallery Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, USA
    • Silent Movie, Yvon Lambert, New York, USA
  • 2004

  • 2003

    • Silent Movie, Matrix 151, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, USA
    • Surreal Estate, (collaboration with Rob Pruitt), Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
    • Jonathan Horowitz, Buero Friedrich, Berlin, Germany
    • Jonathan Horowitz, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
  • 2002

    • Go Vegan!, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
    • Pillow Talk, Sadie Coles HQ, London, United Kingdom
  • 2001

    • Time, Life, People: Jonathan Horowitz at Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
    • Jonathan Horowitz, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
    • We the People, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, USA
    • In Person, Bard College Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
  • 2000

    • The Jonathan Horowitz Show, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
    • The Universal calendar/talking without thinking, Van Laere Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 1998

    • Bach Two Part Invention #9, Kenny Schachter/Rove, New York, USA
    • Maxell, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
    • Personal Cinema Program, Millennium, New York, USA

Group exhibitions

  • 2024

  • 2023

    • Jonathan Horowitz & Rob Pruitt, Peacock Hill Houses, 303 Gallery, New York, USA
    • Queen Classic Surf Festival, Plage de la Côte des Basques, Biarritz, France
  • 2022

    • Flags, Villa Empain, Boghossian Foundation, Brussels, Belgium
    • Welcome to the Desert of the Real, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
    • REPEATER, Sadie Coles HQ, Kingly Street, London, UK
  • 2021

    • Pandemic - Catastrophes and Cure, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
  • 2020

    • World Peace, Museum of Contemporary Art Westport, Norwalk, USA
    • Brainwashed, Haus der Kunst, München, Germany
    • DIS / Jonathan Horowitz, Sadie Coles HQ & Project Native Informant, London, UK
    • Drawing 2020, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
    • Abortion is Normal, Eva Presenhuber, New York, USA
  • 2019

    • A Fatal Attraction, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
    • Micheal Jackson: On the Wall, Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Finland
    • Never Again. Art Against War and Facism in the 20th and 21st Centuries, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2018

    • New York Through the Lens of New York Magazine, Photoville, Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York, USA
    • FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art: Digital Infinity, Cleveland, USA
    • Michael Jackson: On the Wall, National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom
    • Festival für Fotografie f/stop Leipzig, Baumwollspinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
    • Don Quixote, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
  • 2016

    • Art AIDS America, Alphawood Foundation, Chicago, USA
    • Broken Flag, Iceberg Projects, Chicago, USA
    • The Power and the Glory, Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium
    • Take Me (I’m Yours), The Jewish Museum, New York, USA
    • Art as Social Force Exhibition; It’s Your Party, Cry If You Want To, MOCAD, Detroit, USA
    • Take Me (I'm Yours) , Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • Identity Revisited, The Warehouse, Dallas, USA
  • 2015

    • Rainbow in the Dark , Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden
    • Art AIDS America, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, USA
    • Take Me (I’m Yours), Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France
    • Facts & Fiction, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
    • Works on Paper, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
    • 1989, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
    • Beyond The Monument Politics of Memory and Art Practices: The Role of Art in Peace and Reconstruction Processes, Le Commun - Bâtiment dʼartContemporain - BAC, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2014

    • The Disappearance of the fireflies, Collection Lambert, Sainte Anne prison, Avignon, France
    • No Such Thing As History: Collections and One Artist, Espace Louis Vuitton, Munich, Germany
    • Paparazzi! Photographers, Stars and Artists, Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz, France; Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • BLACK MILK. Holocaust in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Museum, Roskilde, Denmark
  • 2013

    • In the Heart of the Country, The Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    • Beg, Borrow and Steal, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Desert, USA
    • Your Content Will Return Shortly, Franklin Street Works, Stamford, Connecticut, USA
    • The Cat Show, White Columns, New York, USA
  • 2012

    • For President, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
    • Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
    • Video Killed the Radio Star, Warsaw Museum of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
    • Escape: Video Art, Guild Hall, East Hampton, USA
    • Miracles, Art, Science and Religion, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria
    • Ministry of Truth, Boers Li Gallery, Beijing, China
    • Synchrony, Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA
    • TEXT TEXTILE TEXTURE, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
  • 2011

    • Miracles, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    • Flags For Venice, A project by Instituto di Roma and Swiss Institute, New York, Venice, Italy
    • Commercial Break, presented by the Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
    • Replay: Out of Storage III, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean Mudam, Luxembourg, Luxenbourg
    • Day of the Locust, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
    • Wit, Paddle8,, New York, USA
    • Wunder, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
    • Geheimgesellschaften/Secret Societies, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany; CAPC de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
    • Sammlung auf Reisen- Time to Act, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria
    • Evolution Revolution, Arena 1 Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
    • l.o.l.: A Decade of Antic Art, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, USA
  • 2010

    • Trailer Park, Teatro Margherita, Bari, Italy
    • Hello World, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
    • Italian Journey: Thirty-five International Artists in the Italy of Today, Palazzo Fabroni, Pistoia, Italy
    • The Woods that See and Hear, dertien hectare 2010, Hertogenbosch, Netherlands
    • Bilder in Bewegung. Künstler & Video/Film, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
    • Che Cosa Sono Le Nuvole, Museion, Museum for modern and contemporary art Bozen, Italy
    • SIR Cinema, Sculpture International Rotterdam, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    • SENT BY MAIL, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany
  • 2009

    • Beg, Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
    • Saints and Sinners, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, USA
  • 2008

    • An Unruly History of the Readymade, La Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico
    • Sudden White (After London), Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom
    • Moral Imagination-Contemporary Art and Climate Change, Kunstmuseum Thurgau, Kartause Ittingen, Switzerland
    • Italia, Italie, Italien, Italy, Wlochy, ARCOS, Museo D’Arte Contemporanea Sannio, Benevento, Italy
    • Rom, Blicke, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
    • Good News for People Who Love Bad News, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
    • Other Than Yourself – An Investigation Between Inner and Outer Space, TB A21, Vienna, Austria
  • 2007

    • Playback, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
    • In The Poem About Love You Don’t Write The Word Love, Overgarden Institute of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
    • RAW-WAR, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
    • The Future of Futurism, GAMeC/Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bergamo, Italy
    • MARTa is silent. Garde le silence, le silence te gardera, MARTa Herford Museum, Herford, Germany
    • New York: States of Mind, House of World Cultures, Berlin, Germany; Queens Museum, of Art, New York, USA
    • Lines, Grids, Stains, Words, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
    • Love Addiction: Practices in Video Art from ’61 to the Present, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Contemporanea, Monfalcone, Italy
    • The Wonderful Fund: Art for the New Millenium 2000–2005, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, United Kingdom
    • Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation, National Art Museum of China, Beijing; Shanghai Museum and the Museum of Contemporary Art Shanghai, Shanghai, China
    • Das Kapital, Blue Chips & Masterpieces, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • Affinities, Neuankäufe Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Bank & Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, Berlin, Germany
    • Raw. Among the Ruins, Marres Center for Contemporary Art, Maastricht, Netherlands
  • 2006

    • Repeat Redux, Screening and Performance Series, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York, USA
    • Defamation of Character, P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA
    • Into Me/Out of Me, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, USA; Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany
    • Down by Law, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
    • Das Achte Feld/The Eighth Square, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
    • Object of Desire/The Kate Moss Show, Museum of Photography, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Figure de l´acteur: Le Paradox du comedien, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
    • Modern Times, Museo d’Arte Provincia di Nuoro, Nuoro, Italy
    • Survivor, Bortolami Dayan Gallery, New York, USA
    • Take One, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, USA
    • The Fact, Abstract, Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs, Long Island City, USA
  • 2005

    • Superstars, The Celebrity Factor. From Warhol to Madonna, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
    • Log Cabin, Artists Space, New York, USA
    • Realit;-)t. 30 Video works from the Goetz Collection in Munich, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland
    • Jump Cut Nights, SK Kultur, Cologne, Germany
    • Museumsnacht, SK Kultur, Cologne, Germany
    • What’s New Pussycat?, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • 5 ans, Collection Lambert en Avignon, Avignon, France
    • Theorema. Une Collection Privee en Italie la Collection d’Enea Righi, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
    • The Wonderful Fund Collection, La Musée de Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco
  • 2004

    • The Future Has A Silver lining. Geneologies of Glamour, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland
    • The Ten Commandments, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
    • 100 Artists See God, The Jewish Museum San Francisco, USA; Laguana Art Museum, Laguana Beach, USA; Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach (2005), USA; ICA London, London (2005), United Kingdom
    • A Fripon, Frion et Demi. Pour une Ecole Buissonniere, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
    • Drunk vs. Stoned, Gavin Brown’s enterprise at Passerby, New York, USA
    • Marilyn: from Anastasi to Weegee, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA
    • Aus aktuellem Anlass, Johann König, Berlin, Germany
    • Let the Bullshit Run a Marathon, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, USA
  • 2003

    • Dust Memories, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
    • Love, Bregenzer Art Association and Magazin 4, Berlin, Germany
    • Drop Out, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, USA
    • First Person, Mercer Union, Toronto, Canada
    • Homeland, The Whitney Independent Study Program, New York, USA
    • Yael Bartana I Laura Horelli: Microcinema, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
    • 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
    • Nation, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • Parle a Mes Peres, Collection Lambert at PhotoEspana, Madrid, Spain
  • 2002

    • Just Love Me: Post/Feminist Positions of the Nineties, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany; Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany; Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway; Fries Museum Leeuwarden,Leeuwarden, Netherlands
    • Tableaux Vivants, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
    • The Object Sculpture, The Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, United Kingdom
    • Non-Places, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    • Dark Spring, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unterowisheim, Germany
    • Zusammenhaenge Herstellen, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    • Mensaje De Texto, Galeria Helga De Alvear, Madrid, Spain
  • 2001

    • The Americans: New Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
    • Casino 2001, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art Ghent, Gent, Belgium
    • Tele(visions), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
    • 4FREE, Buro Friedrich, Berlin, Germany
    • Video Mania, Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
    • Annonyme, Rencontres Internationales de La Photographie, Arles, France
    • Fresh: The Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, 1998–2000, The New Museum, New York, USA
    • Desins, Ecole Regionale Des Beaux-Artes, Dunkerque, France
    • Pause, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA
    • Metropolis Now, Brusan Kültür Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey
  • 2000

    • Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, P.S. 1, New York, USA
    • Over the Edges, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art Ghent, Gent, Belgium
    • Making Time; Considering Time as a Material in Contemporary Film & Video, Palm Beach Institute for Contemporary Art, Palm Beach(Florida), USA; UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
    • New York Projects, Delfina Project Space, London, United Kingdom
    • Achieving Failure: Gym Culture 2000, Thread Waxing Space, New York, USA
    • Pop Unlimited, Special Program, International Short Film Festival, Oberhausen, Germany
    • Kosmobiologie-12/12 Zodiac Signs, Bellwether, Brooklyn, New York, USA
  • 1999

    • Zeitwenden – The Outlook, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Wien, Vienna, Austria
    • Regarding Beauty in Performance and Media Arts, 1967–1998, Program III – Icons of Beauty, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA; Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
    • The Opening – the Collection in the New Museum of Contemporary Art, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
    • Exit, Chisenhale Gallery, London, United Kingdom
    • Persuasion: Tales of Commerce and the Avant-garde, University at Buffalo Art Gallery/Research Center in Art + Culture, Buffalo, USA
    • Interplay, The Contemporary Museum of Art, Tucson, USA
    • New York Neither/Nor, Grand Arts, Kansas City, USA
    • Conceptual Art as Neurobiological Praxis, Thread Waxing Space, New York, USA
    • A Place Called Lovely, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
  • 1998

    • Invited Exhibition of Visual Art 1998, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
    • Cambio, Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico City, Mexico
    • Oriental Nights, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
    • Group Show, The Fifth International, New York, USA
    • Biovoid, Museum of Natural History, Lisbon, Portugal
    • Tune In, Lawing Gallery, Houston, USA
    • Superfreaks: Post Pop & the New Generation; Part I, Trash, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
  • 1997

    • Bring Your Own Walkman, Achterzaal, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    • Thriller, 303 Gallery, New York, USA
    • Group Show, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA
    • Hotel 17, performance series, 192 Third Avenue, New York, USA
  • 1996

    • Password: Ferdydurke, Postmasters Gallery, New York, USA
    • The Strange Power of Cheap Sentiment, White Columns, New York, USA
    • Facing the Millennium, The Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, USA
  • 1995

    • Gang Warfare, Independent Art Space, London, United Kingdom; McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, USA; Le Consortium, Dijon, France
    • Looky Loo, Sculpture Center, New York, USA
  • 1994

    • Personal Cinema Program, Millennium, New York, USA
    • Played, Printed Matter, New York, USA
  • 1993

    • Arts Festival of Atlanta, Atlanta, USA
  • 1992

    • Morality Cafe, Postmasters Gallery, New York, USA
  • 1991

    • Unlearning, 142 Greene Street, New York, USA
  • 1989

    • Document and Dream, Artists Space, New York, USA