David Medalla
b1942

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SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2009
Constellation - Clay Perry's Photographs of the 1960s avant-garde art scene in London, with associated works of the period by David Medalla, Liliane Lijn, and Takis, England & Co, London.
Winterlichter in Berlin (Winterlights in Berlin), Museum Man, Berlin.
DM by Amerikan Teenager, video, Museum Man, Berlin.
2007
Sculpture Garden, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin.
Four aces: A Partcipatory Performance, Swiss Institute, New York.
2006
Art Cologne 2006.
Filipiniana, El Cuartel de Conde Duque,  Madrid.
2005
ICA, London.
About Beauty, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin.
2004
Art at the 60s: This Was Tomorrow, Tate, London.
2003
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston.
Pulse: Art, Healing and Transformation, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo.
Happiness: A Survival for Art and Life, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin.
2001
Century City, Tate Modern, London.
9th Festival of Performing Arts, Ex Teresa, Mexico City.
2000
Live in Your Head: Concept and Experiment in Britain 1965-75,  Whitechapel Gallery, London; and Museo de Chiado, Lisbon.
Force Fields: Phases of the Kinetic, curated by Guy Brett, Hayward Gallery, London, and MACBA, Barcelona.
Images of the World, Department of Cultural Affairs, Copenhagen.
1998
Travels II, curated by Chris Dercon, Clocktower Gallery, New York.
Art Lifts Berlin, curated by Friedrich Meschede, DAAD Galerie, Berlin.
Micropolitquess, curated by Paul Ardenne, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France.
Pinaglabanan, Manila.
Out of Actions, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, MAK Vienna, and Tokyo.
2nd Johannesburg Biennale, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Johannesburg.
Transforming the Crown, Harlem Studio Museum, New York.
Fluxattitudes, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York.
1997
A Quality of Light, Tate St Ives, Cornwall.
1996-97
L'Informe, curated by Yves-Alain Bois and Rosalind Krauss, Centre Pompidou, Paris.
Live/Life: British Art Today, curated by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, and the Centro Cultural do Belem, Lisbon.
1995
The Secret History of the Mondrian Fan Club II, Mondrian in London, 55 Gee Street, London.
1996
Voices and Visions, Mexic-Arte Museum, Austin, Texas.
1993
The Sixties Art Scene in London, Barbican Art Gallery, London.
1992
Fluxattitudes, New Museum, New York.
1990
Travels II, curated by Chris Dercon, Clocktower New York.
1989
The Other Story, curated by Rasheed Araeen, Hayward Gallery, London.
1984
Perfotijd, curated by Wink van Kempen, Theatre de Lantaren, Rotterdam.
1972
Documenta 5, curated by Harald Szeemann, Kassel.
Pioneers of Participation Art, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford.
1969
Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form, curated by Harald Szeemann, Kunsthalle, Bern, and ICA, London.
1966
Weiss auf Weiss, curated by Harald Szeemann, Kunsthalle, Bern.


SELECTED PUBLICATIONS


Cream 4, Phaidon Verlag 2007.
About Beauty - ÜberSchönheit, exhibition catalogue published by Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, 2005.
Brett, Guy, Carnival of Perception - Selected Writing on Art, Institute of International Visual Arts (INIVA), London, 2004.
Art at the 60s: This Was Tomorrow, Tate Britain, London, 2004.
Pulse: Art, Healing and Transformation, Institute of Contemporary Art, Steidl Verlag Boston, USA, 2003.
Jones, Jonathan, 'Force fields', exhibition review published in Frieze magazine, issue 55, Nov-Dec, 2000.
Force Fields: Phases of the Kinetic, catalogue of exhibition at Hayward Gallery, London and MACBA, Barcelona, 2000.
Schimmel, Paul (and others), Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object 1949-1979, published by the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 1998.
A Fruitful Incoherence, published by Institute of International Visual Arts (INIVA), London, 1998.
Catalogue for the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, South Africa, curated by Okwui Enwezor, 1997.
Terra, Jun, 'David Medalla in London', Third Text, Volume 9, Issue 30, Spring 1995.
Dyer, Richard, 'David Medalla', exhibition review in Frieze magazine, issue 21, March-April 1995.
Exploding Galaxies: The Art of David Medalla, Guy Brett, Kala Press, 1995.




The artist with one of his Cloud Canyons 'bubble machines', <br>photographed by Clay Perry in London, 1964. - image

The artist with one of his Cloud Canyons 'bubble machines',
photographed by Clay Perry in London, 1964.