CV  as of November, 2019




Birth Date: January 6, 1943. Birthplace: Indianapolis, Indiana USA




2019     "-/+ David Haxton", Fridman Gallery, New York, (Photographs, Films).

             "Cineinfinito #111: David Haxton", Cineinfinito/Centro Cultural Doctor Madrazo,

             Santandor, Spain, (films).

2018    "Paradoxes Visuels", Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, (film).

2015    David Haxton, “Film Performance Jeux Optiques”, Auditorium de l’Institut

            National d’Histoire de l’Art, Paris, France. ( A symposium of films by David Haxton).

2009    Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York. (photographs).

1986    Rosa Esman Gallery, New York. (photographs), (sculpture).

1983    Sonnabend Gallery, New York. (photographs).

            Millennium, New York, New York. (films).

1982    Tomasulo Gallery, Union College, Cranford, New Jersey. (photographs).

            Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby Canada. (photographs), (films).

1981    Sonnabend Gallery, New York. (photographs).

            State University of New York, Plattsburgh, New York. (photographs), (films).

            University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida.(photographs).

 1980   Sonnabend Gallery, New York. (photographs).

 1979   Sonnabend Gallery, New York. (photographs).

 1978   Galerie Sonnabend, Paris, France. (photographs).

            “Cineprobe”, Museum of Modern Art, New York. (films).

            “David Haxton / Jan Groover”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.


 1977   Sonnabend Gallery, New York. (films).

 1976   Anthology Film Archives, New York. (films).

 1975   Sonnabend Gallery, New York. (films).





2019     “Currents”, Reviewing Cineprobe, 1968-2002, Oct. 24-Nov, 30, MoMA, NYC, (film).

2018    “The Site of Film”, Kanal Pompidou, Brussels, Belguim,  May 5- July 5 (films).

            “Make Believe, The Maslow Collection and the Moving Image”, Mahady Galery, Maslow

            Study  Gallery of Contemporary Art, Marywood University, Scranton, Pa.

2016    “Performing The Grid”, Ben Maltz Gallery, Otis College of Art and Design, Los   Angeles,

            California. (film)

 2015   “America is Hard to See”, Whitney Museum of American Art, May 1- Sept. 2.  (film),

            “A Painting is a Painting Isn’t a Painting”, Kadist Foundation, San Fransisco, Ca. (film)

 2014   “Ileana Sonnabend Ambassador for the New”, Museum of Modern Art, New York, (Film).

            “Scores for a Room”, David Haxton and Jim Melchert, Worth Ryder Gallery, Berkeley, Ca.


            “Performing the Frame”, Hanger Biccocca, Milan, Italy, (Film).

            “See Through Walls”, Bernard Zuckerman Museum of Art, (Film).

2013    “One Torino”, Palazzo Cavour, Torino, Italy, (film).

2012    “Watch This”, Art of the Moving Image”, Smithsonian American Art Museum,   opening in

            November 2011.

            “Crises Films”, 36th Anniversary of CINEDOC, (Paris Film COOP), The Center

             Pompidou, Paris, France. (films).

            “Tracing the Line”, South London Gallery,  7 July, 2010, (Film).

2009    “Crises Films”, 35th Anniversary of CINEDOC, (Paris Film COOP),The Center Pompidou,

            Paris, France. (films).

2008    “The Form Itself”, Priska C. Juschka Fine Art, New York, New York. (photograph).

2003    “Constructed Realities”, Orlando Art Museum, Orlando, (photographs).

            “True Fictions”, Stadtische Galerie, Erlangen, (film stills, photographs).

2002    “True Fictions”, Ludwig Forum, Aachen Germany, Kunstverein Lingen

            Kunsthalle IV, Lingen,  Germany. (photographs). Kunst Haus Dresden, Germany.


            Modern  Art Museum, Stockholm, Sweden. (film).

2001    True Fictions, Museum Bad Arolsen, Germany, (photograph).

1989    “Das Konstruierte Bild”. Photographs, Kunstverein Munich,  Germany..(photographs).

1987    “This is Not a Photograph”, Ringling Art Museum, Sarasota, Florida.


            University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida. (photographs).

            “Melancholy”, Anne Plumb Gallery, New York. (photograph) “Paint and Film”,

            Bess Cutler Gallery, New York. photograph.

1986    “Collectors Choice”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York. photograph.

1985    “The Immaterials”, Beauborg, Paris, France. photograph.

            “American Experimental Films”, Cinematheque Francaise (Salle Beaubourg) Paris, (film)

            Maison Jean Vilar, Avignon, France. photographs.¬

            “Light in August”. Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. photograph.

1984    Sonnabend Gallery Group Show, New York. photograph.

1983    “Biennial Exhibition”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. film.

1982    “Color as Form”, International Museum of Photography, George Eastman

            House, Rochester,  New York.   photograph.

            “Beyond Photography”, The Fabricated Image, Delahunty Gallery, New York.


            “Collectors Choice”, Rosa Esman Gallery, New York, New York. (photograph).

            “Recent Color”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. photograph.

            “Photography in Color: A Survey”, The Art Gallery, Stockton State College,

            Pomona, New Jersey.photographs.

            “Photo/Sculpture”, Islip Art Museum, Islip, Long Island, New York.  photograph.

1981   “Biennial Exhibition”, Whitney Museum of American Art, (photographs), (films).

            “Color Photography: New Images”, Mandville Art Gallery, University of

            California at San Diego, La Jolla,Ca. (photographs).

            “Staged Shots”, Delahunty Gallery, Dallas,Texas. (photograph).

            Carol Taylor Gallery, Dallas, Texas. (photograph).

            “Erweiterte Fotographie”, Fifth Vienna International Biennaele, Vereinigung

            Bildender KunstlerWeiner Secession, Vienna, Austria. (photograph).

            “The New Color”, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NewYork. and at International Center

            of Photography, NYC. (photograph).

            Summer Group Show, Sonnabend Gallery. New York. (photograph).

1980    "Ils se disent peintres, ils se disent photographes",  Nuridsany Michel , in ARC Musée d'art

            Moderne de la Ville de Paris. (photographs).

            “Invented Images”, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, University of California,

            Santa Barbara, Ca. (photographs).

            “Situational Imagery”, Art Gallery, University of California, Irvine, Ca. (photographs).

            “20 x 24 / Light”, Polaroid Corporation, traveling exhibition. Cambridge, Mass.


1979    “Whitney Biennial”, Whitney Museum of American Art New York. (films).

            “Films on Contemporary Sculpture”, Museum of Modern Art, New York,(film)

            “Art of the 70’s, Selections from the Permanent Collection. Whitney Museum of American

             Art,  New York, New York. (photograph).

            Museum of Modern Art, New York, American Independent Cinema: Recent Acquisitions,

            Early Cinema/Cinema Space, (film)

            Center D’ Arts Plastiques de Bordeaux, Bordeaux. France. (film).

            “Concept Docment Narrative”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Ill. (photographs).

            “The Art of Performance”, Pallazzo Grazzi, Venice. (Installation film).

            “Film as Installation”, The Clocktower, Institute for Urban Resources.

            New York, New York. (drawings for films).

            “Invented Images”, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, University of California at Santa


            California. (photographs).

            “Situational Imagery”, Art Gallery, University of California at Irvine,Irvine,California.


            “American Photography in the 1970’s”, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa

            Barbara, California. (photographs).

            “20x24”/Light”, Traveling exhibition organized by Polaroid Corporation. (photograph).

            “Six Photographers Six Unconventional Views”, Williams College Museum of


            “One of a Kind”, Light Gallery, New York and LAICA Los Angles California.


1978    “Color Photographs”, Thomas Segal Gallery, Boston, Mass.photographs.

            Film / Video 1976 – 78
            Baldessari, Benglis, Campus, Downey, Freed, Garouste,
            Haxton, Holt, Jonas, Kos, Rappaport, Wegman, Wiener

            December 2 – 20, 1978

1977    “Outstanding Films from the Ann Arbor Film Festival”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis,

            Minn. And Chicago Art Institute, Chicago, Ill. (Film).

            Ann Arbor Film Festival and Traveling Tour, Ann Arbor, Michigan. (film) (award).

1976    Berlin Art Festival, Berlin, West Germany. (films).

            “Films by Artists”, Museum of Modern Art, Belgrade, Yugoslavia. (films).

            Ann Arbor Film Festival and Traveling Tour, Ann Arbor, Michigan. (award).

1975    Sonnabend Gallery, New York. films.

            “New American Filmmakers Series’, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New

            York, (Films).

1974    "Films: Vito Acconci, John Baldessari, David Haxton, David Shulman," Sonnabend Gallery,

            New York, January 8-12.




            San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art, (“Sixteen Films”)

            Smithsonian American Art Museum, (“Sixteen Films”).

            Whitney Museum of American Art, New York..(photograph, “Sixteen Films”)

             Museum of Modern Art, New York, (Films, "Cubes and "Pyramid Drawings")

            Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, New York. (photograph)

            University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, Florida.(photographs)

            Kadist Foundation, ("16 Films", photograph).

            National Gallery of Art, Canbera, Australia. (photograph)

            The Maslow Collection, Scranton Pa. (photograph).

            Polaroid Collection.




2015    “Between Canvas and Celluloid: Painted Films and Filmed Paintings,” MIRAJ:

            The Moving Image Review & Art Journal, 3.2 (2015): 162-177.

2014    Art in America, by Courtney Fiske, “Literal Illusions”, 2014, ( films)

2010    LayFlat, Edited by Shane Lavalette and Guest Editor Michael Bühler-Rose.

2009    R.C. Baker, Village Voice, Jan. 27.

2005    The Polaroid Book,  Taschen

2004    Art and Photography, David Campany, Phaidon, Book

2003    Constructed Realities, Sue Scott, Orlando Museum of Art, Exhibition Catalog

1989    Das Konstruierte Bild,  Michael Kohler, Kunstverein, Munchen, Exhibition


1986    This is Not a Photograph, Joseph Jacobs, Ringling Museum of Art, Exhibition Catalog

1983    “Taking As Subject Nothing More Than Space and Light”, Andy Grunberg, The New York

            Times, June 5.

1982    Recent Color, San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art, Exhibition Catalog

            David Shapiro, “Inner City- Photographs by David Haxton”, CameraArts, Jan/

            Robert Yoskowitz, “David Haxton”, Arts Magazine, February, p.10.

            Helen Harrison, “Photography that Evokes Sculpture”, The New York Times, Sunday,


1981     The Art of Photography, Revised edition, Time Life Books, Book

            The New Color, Sally Eauclaire, Abbeville Press, Book

1979    “One of a Kind”, Belinda Rathbone, David Godine, Boston, Mass.




            1979-80 National Endowment for the Arts. Individual artists fellowship for photography.


            1978-79 National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artists fellowship for film.


            1977-78 New York State Council for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship. (photography).


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