TOBA KHEDOORI

BIOGRAPHY


Born in Sydney, Australia, 1964.
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA.

Education: 

 

B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA, 1985-88
M.F.A., UCLA, Los Angeles, CA, 1994

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

 

2016

“Toba Khedoori,” Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, September 25, 2016 – March 19, 2017; travels to Pérez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL, April 21 – September 24, 2017; catalogue

“Toba Khedoori,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, January 9 – February 13, 2016


2012
"Toba Khedoori," David Zwirner, New York, NY, September 6 – October 27, 2012

2007
"Toba Khedoori," David Zwirner, New York, NY, February 15 – March 17, 2007

2006
"Toba Khedoori," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, September 8 – October 14, 2006

2003
"Toba Khedoori," Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO, September 12 – November 30, 2003; exhibition brochure

2002
"Toba Khedoori," Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland, January 17 – February 24, 2002
"Toba Khedoori," David Zwirner, New York, NY, October 16 – November 16, 2002

2001
"Toba Khedoori," Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK, September 6 – October 21, 2001

"Toba Khedoori - Gezeichnete Bilder," curated by Theodora Vischer, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland, May 19 – July 29, 2001; catalogue


1999
"Toba Khedoori," David Zwirner, New York, NY, May 27 – July 9, 1999

1997

“Toba Khedoori: Untitled (apartment building),” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, April 12 – 26, 1997
"Toba Khedoori," curated by Elizabeth Smith, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, April 6 – July 13, 1997; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, August 10 – November 2, 1997; catalogue
"Directions: Toba Khedoori," curated by Olga Viso, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., November 20, 1997 – February 22, 1998; exhibition brochure

1996
"Toba Khedoori," curated by Bruce Hartman, Johnson County Community College, Overland Park, KS, March 10 – April 17, 1996; catalogue
"Toba Khedoori: Paintings," David Zwirner, New York, NY, May 4 – June 15, 1996; catalogue

1995
"Toba Khedoori," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, January 14 – February 18, 1995

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2018

“David Zwirner: 25 Years,” David Zwirner, New York, NY, January 13 – February 17, 2018; catalogue

 

2017

“Gray Matters,” Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH, May 20 – July 30, 2017

“What I Loved: Selected Works from the ‘90s,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, March 4 – April 14, 2017

 

2016

“Don’t Look Back: The 1990s at MOCA,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, March 12 – July 11, 2016

 

2015

“Future Present,” Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland, June 13, 2015 – January 31, 2016; catalogue

“The Afghan Carpet Project,” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, June 13 – September 27, 2015 

“Drawing Now,” Albertina, Vienna, Austria, May 29 – October 11, 2015; catalogue

 

2012

“In Search of Time,” Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, November 10, 2012 – February 10, 2013 
"Fresh Window. The Window in Art since Matisse and Duchamp," K20 Grabbeplatz, Dusseldorf, Germany, March 31 – August 12, 2012; catalogue

2011
“Wander, Labyrinthine Variations,” Centre Pompidou-Metz, Paris, France, September 12 – March 5, 2012; catalogue

"The House Without the Door," David Zwirner, New York, NY, July 7 – August 5, 2011

2010
"The Artist's Museum," Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, October 31, 2010 – January 31, 2011

2009

"Making Worlds," curated by Daniel Birnbaum, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy, June 7 – November 22, 2009; catalogue

"Elles@CentrePompidou: Women artists in the collections of the National Modern Art Museum," Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, May 25, 2009 – May 2010; catalogue
"Holbein to Tillmans," Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland, April 4 – October 4, 2009; catalogue

2008
"Passageworks: Contemporary Art from the Collection," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, October 25, 2008 – January 19, 2009
"The Gallery," David Zwirner, New York, NY, July 3 – August 8, 2008

2007
"The Third Mind," Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France, September 27, 2007 – January 3, 2008; catalogue
"Size Matters: XXL – recent large-scale paintings," Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, September 16, 2007 – July 27, 2008

2006
“2nd Seville Biennial: The Unhomely - Phantom Scenes in Global Society,” Seville, Italy, October 26, 2006 – January 15, 2007; catalogue
"Liverpool Biennial: International 2006," Tate Liverpool, London, UK, September 16 – November 26, 2006
"The Grande Promenade," curated by Anna Kafetsi, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece, July 17 – September 29, 2006
"Work Zones: Three Decades of Contemporary Art from San Francisco Art Institute," San Francisco Art Institute, May 11 – July 29, 2006

2005

“Goetz Meets Falckenberg: Works from the Goetz Collection and the Falckenberg Collection,” Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany, November 4, 2005 – April 30, 2006; catalogue
"Almost Invisible: Minimalist Work from the Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger Brahnhof," Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany, September 24, 2005 – April 23, 2006; catalogue
"Drawing from the Modern, 1975 – 2005," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, September 14, 2005 – January 9, 2006

2004
"26th Sao Paulo Biennial," curated by Alfons Hug, Pavilhao Ciccillo Matarazzo, Parque do Ibirapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 25 – December 19, 2004
Reinstallation of the Collection,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, November 20, 2004 – August 5, 2015

2003
"Inaugural Exhibition," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, January 25 – March 8, 2003
"Matisse and Beyond: A Century of Modernism," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 2003
"For the Record: Drawing Contemporary Life," Vancover Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada, June 28 – September 28, 2003; catalogue

2002
"Drawing Now: Eight Propositions," Museum of Modern Art Queens, New York, NY, October 17 – January 6, 2003; catalogue
"Exile on Main Street. Jef Geys, Guy Mees, Jason Rhoades, Toba Khedoori, Gabriel Kuri, Urs Fischer," New International Cultural Center, Antwerp, Belgium, June 22 – September 15, 2002
"Selections from the Permanent Collection," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, 2002

2001
"I § New York," David Zwirner, New York, NY, October 19 – November 3, 2001
"Form Follows Fiction," Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy, October 17, 2001 – January 27, 2002; catalogue
"Drawings," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, May 26 – July 21, 2001
"The Mystery of Painting," Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany, October 29 – April 5, 2002; catalogue
"Public Offerings," curated by Paul Schimmel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, March 31 – July 29, 2001; catalogue
"Recent Acquisitions," Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., 2001

2000
"Open Ends: 11 Exhibitions of Contemporary Art from 1960 to Now: Architecture Hot and Cold," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, September 28, 2000 – March 4, 2001; catalogue

1999
"The American Century: Art & Culture 1950 – 2000," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, September 26, 1999 – February 13, 2000; catalogue
“Examining Pictures,” White Chapel Art Gallery, London, UK, July 5 – August 6, 1999; traveled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, August 24 – September 9, 1999; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, February 2 – April 6, 2000; catalogue

1998
"Hindsight: 56 Recent Acquisitions," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, December 17, 1998 – February 21, 1999
"Five Years," David Zwirner, New York, NY, January 31 – March 14, 1998
"Recent Acquisitions 1996-97," Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

1997
"Eli Broad Permanent Collection," Eli Broad Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, December 10, 1997 – March 1999
"Elusive Paradise: Los Angeles Art from the Permanent Collection," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, October 5, 1997 – November 14, 1999, 1997
"A Decade of Collecting: Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Drawing," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, September 8, 1997 – January 20, 1998
"Architecture as Metaphor," Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, April 10 – June 3, 1997; catalogue

1996
“Some Recent Acquisitions,” Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, November 15 – January 2, 1996
“Just Past: The Contemporary in the Permanent Collection, 1975-96,” curated by Ann Goldstein, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, September 28 – January 7, 1996
“Everything That's Interesting Is New,” The Dakis Joannou Collection, DESTE Foundation and Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece, January 20 – April 20, 1996; traveled to Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, NY; Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen, Denmark; catalogue

1995
"1995 Whitney Biennial," curated by Klaus Kertess, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, March 23 – June 4, 1995; catalogue

1994
"Toba Khedoori/Rachel Khedoori," David Zwirner, New York, NY, April 30 – June 4, 1994

1993
"Invitational 93," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, October 7 – 30, 1993

Awards and Grants:

2002
John D. and Catherine MacArthur Foundation Grant

1995
The Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award

Public Collections:

 

Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Broad Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris , France
Collection Dakis Joannou, Athens, Greece
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D.C.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel, Switzerland
Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Sammlung Hauser & Wirth, Zürich, Switzerland
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY