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Todd James


Born 1969, New York
Lives and works in New York

Selected solo exhibitions

2020 Warm Welcome, Eighteen Gallery, Copenhagen

2019 THERE’S NO PLACE LIKE HOME, Over The Influence, Los Angeles, California

2018 Love To Love You, Galeria Javier Lopez & Fer Frances, Madrid
Interiors, Eighteen Gallery, Copenhagen
Natures Candy, Nanzuka Gallery, Tokyo
Electric Ritual, Alice Gallery, Brussels
The Gods Are Smiling on Us, Residency | Solo Show, Dio Horia, Mykonos

2016 Stay Golden, Aisho Nanzuka, Hong Kong
We Are One, Galeria Javier Lopez & Fer Frances, Madrid, Spain

2015 Fantasy Island, Lazarides Gallery, London
Fly Like the Wind, Nanzuka, Tokyo
PUMP PUMP, Alice Gallery, Brussels

2014 Afternoon Delight, Aisho Nanzuka, Hong Kong
Strange Days, Galería Javier López - Finca Cortesin, Casares, Malaga
Secret Garden, Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan
Supernatural, Sandra Gering Inc., New York

2013 Splash Damage, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto
Business As Usual, Galería Javier López, Madrid
World Domination, Lazarides Gallery, London

2012 Free To Be You & Me, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
King of the Wild Frontier, Gering & López Gallery, New York
Yield to Temptation, Nanzuka Underground, Tokyo

2011 Face Makers, The Hole at Royal/T, Culver City, California
What’s He Building In There?, FUSE, New York
Nanzuka Underground, Tokyo

2010 Infinity Lessons, Alice Gallery, Brussels
Great Adventure, Galería Javier López, Madrid
Make My Burden Lighter, Gering & López Gallery, New York

2009 Disaster, Monster Children Gallery, Camperdown, Sydney
Double Disaster, Don't Come Gallery, Melbourne
Don't Stop Get It Get It, Colette, Paris

2008 Blood & Treasure, Lazarides Gallery, London

2007 Trouble, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

Selected group exhibitions

MINE III, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
The Birds, CHART Art Fair with V1 Gallery, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
BEYOND THE STREETS, Brooklyn, New York
Taipei Dangdai, Taipei Nangang Exhibition Center, Taipei, Taiwan
Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, Hong Kong

2018 Tables, Pots & Plants - A Song for Matisse, V1 Gallery at VOLTA14, Basel
BEYOND THE STREETS, Werkartz, Los Angeles, California
Now And Then: Beautiful Losers, The Hole, New York
EXTRA, The Hole, New York

2017 Mine - Art, signed books, exhibition catalogues, artist books, collectibles, editions, posters, rarities, prints and free stuff, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
Nude, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
Stay Gold - Todd James, Geoff McFetridge, Barry McGee & Thomas Campbell, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
The Hole, Art Los Angeles Contemporary, Los Angeles, California

2016 TECH-NÉ-COLOR, Sandra Gering Inc., New York
Art Basel Hong Kong, Nanzuka Gallery, Hong Kong
Greek Gotham, Dio Horia, Mykonos; curated by Maria Brito
Juxtapoz x Superflat, Takahashi Murakami Juxtapoz, Seattle
Character, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
No Commission, Dean Collection, New York
Still Here. A Decade of Lazarides, Lazarides, London

2015 FUD, with Barry McGee, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
The Bridges of Graffiti, Arterminal c/o Terminal San Basilio, Fondamenta Zattere Ponte di Legno, collateral event of the 56th Venice Biennale, Venice
Contemporary Istanbul, Lazarides, Istanbul
Natural Selection, The Hole, New York

2014 KNOCK! KNOCK!, Galería Javier López, Madrid
Paint New York - Painting from the American East coast, Copenhagen Gallery of Contemporary Art GL Strand, Copenhagen
Pulp, The Outsiders, Newcastle, London
Just Before Brazil, Alice Gallery, Brussels
Ok, I’ll Rename It, Billy Brady Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
Art Truancy: Celebrating 20 Years of Juxtapoz Magazine, Jonathan Levine Gallery, New York
VOLTA10, V1 Gallery, Basel
It’s an Invasion, Gramercy Park, New York
Dadarhea Group Exhibition, OHWOW Miami, Miami, Florida

2013 Meet Your Maker, Bleecker Street Arts Club, New York
Chicken or Beef? A Transcontinental Survey of Figurative Painting, The Hole, New York; curated by Jesper Elg
Art13, Lazarides, London

2012 Beyond Elegance, Todd James + Alexis Ross, Valmorbida Gallery, New York V1X: Tonight We Won’t Be Bored. 10 Years of V1 Gallery, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen Supergrass, Bloom Projects, New York; curated by Chris Bors
2011 Pretty On The Inside, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York; curated by Kaws and Erik Parker
Art in the Streets, The Geffen Contemporary at LA MOCA - Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California; travelling to Brooklyn Museum, New York
Facemaker, Royal/T, Los Angeles, California; curated by Kathy Greyson from The Hole, New York
Dadarhea, Canada Gallery, New York
Brothers of the Weird, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Ontario
Con Amor. Leif Djuurhus Collection, ARoS Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
Contemporaries, Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan

2010 Brush Strokes, with Lydia Fong aka Barry McGee, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
Album exhibition, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
USA Today. Una aproximación al arte norteamericano del siglo XXI, Centro Torrente Ballester, Ferrol, A Coruña; curated by Alejandro and Mario Martín Pareja, organized by Contemporánea
The Nordic Art Fair, Copenhagen
HK Art Fair, Nanzuka Urderground, Hong Kong

2009 The Paper Chasers, O.H.W.O.W., Miami, Florida; travelling to Plaything Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand
Grow Up, Lazarides, London
The New Yorkers, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
USA Today. Una aproximación al arte norteamericano del siglo XXI, Centro de Historia de Zaragoza and Sala de exposiciones del Archivo Histórico Provincial de Cáceres; curated by Alejandro and Mario Martín Pareja, organized by Contemporánea

2008 The Outsiders, The Lazarides Gallery, New York
Destruction of Atlantis, Union Gallery, London
USA Today. Una aproximación al arte norteamericano del siglo XXI, Eutopia 08, Sala museística de Cajasur, Córdoba; curated by Alejandro and Mario Martín Pareja

2007 Paper Trails, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen

2006 High Math, V1 Gallery Copenhagen
Arkitip, with KAWS, Venice Beach, California; travelling to Venice and Tokyo

2005 Beautiful Losers, Baltimore Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland; Orange County Museum of Art, Orange County, California

2004 Beautiful Losers, Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, California

2002 Beloved Fiend, Tate Liverpool Biennal, Liverpool
Pot o’Gold 3, PAM Gallery Australia, Perks

2001 Tits and Ass, with Jamil GS, Huston Gallery, Seattle, Washington
Pot o’Gold 2, with Chris Johanson and James Jarvis, PAM Gallery Australia, Perks

2000 Street Market, with Steve Powers and Barry McGee, Deitch Projects, New York; Parco Gallery, Nagoya; Venice Biennale, Venice
Untitled 2000, Keith Haring Foundation, Tokyo

1999 Indelible Market, with Steve Powers and Barry McGee, ICA - Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

1998 Daze/Crash with guest Reas, Recent Works, Pallazzo Enrico Coveri Florence, Florence
Adventures of the Four Letter Word, with Steve Powers


2012 Yield to Temptation, Nanzuka Underground Gallery, Tokyo

2011 Art in the Streets, Jeffrey Deitch, Roger Gastman, Aaron Rose; MoCA - Los Angeles; Rizzoli

2008 Blood & Treasure, Jonathan Lethem; Lazarides Gallery, London

2007 Mascots & Mugs. The Characters and Cartoons of Subway Graffit, Todd James, David Villorente; introduction by Jonathan Lethem; Testify Books

2006 Attitude Dancer #2, Todd James; Reas International

2005 Beautiful Losers. Contemporary Art & Street Culture, Aaron Rose, Christian Strike, Alex Baker, Arty Nelson, Jocko Weyland; texts by Mike Mills, Barry McGee, Margaret Kilgallen, Ryan McGinness, Harmony Korine, Ed Templeton, Chris Johanson, Shepard Fairey; D.A.P. / Iconoclast

2002 Todd James, Rachel Greene; Testify Books
Beloved Fiend - The Art of Todd James, Tate Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool

2000 Attitude Dancer #1, Todd James; Reas International
Street Market: Barry McGee, Stephen Powers, Todd James, Taka Kawachi; Deitch Projects, New York; Little More

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Selected Press

September 1, 2014

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Nuevo Estilo nº431
February, 2014

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Hype Beast
May 16, 2013

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Mass Appeal
April, 2013

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May, 2012

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Artnet magazine
March 23, 2012

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Le magazine de l'art contemporain urbain
1st semester, 2012

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August - September, 2010

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Artnet magazine
June, 2010

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Source Magazine
June, 2010

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Artillery, vol. 4 issue 4
March - April, 2010

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Artnet magazine
February, 2010

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Whitehot Magazine
February, 2010

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January 15, 2010

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January 10, 2010

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Clark magazine #33
November - December, 2008

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Juxtapoz nº 91
August, 2008

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