Chronik

1946
Born in St. Paul's Cray, England
1964 – 1968
Design studies at Ravenbourne-College of Art and Design, London
1975
Marie-Josi-Prize of the 5th International Experimental Film Competition in Knokke, Belgium for Line Describing a Cone
2006
Special Exhibition 2006 Award by the International Association of Art Critics (Germany)
2008
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Lives and works in New York
Since 1972
Experimental films and performances

Ausstellungen

2012
Anthony McCall: Meeting You Halfway II, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2012
Anthony McCall: Five Minutes of Pure Sculpture, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2012
Anthony McCall: You and I, Horizontal, Hochschule für Bildende Künste Braunschweig, in context of the event „Gegenwarts-Bildung“, Braunschweig, Germany (solo)
2012
PROJECTED COLUMN, in the context of „London 2012 Cultural Olympiad“, Liverpool Docklands, Liverpool, GB (solo)
2011 – 2012
Electric Nights
, Laboral Centro de Arte, Asturias, Spain
2011
Seeing Now: Photography Since 1960, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
2011
On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
2011
Behind the Light, Nathan A. Bernstein & Co. LTD, New York, NY
2011
Throes, Martine Aboucaya, Paris, France (solo)
2011
Anthony McCall: Long Film for Ambient Light, Light Industry, New York, NY (solo)
2011
Anthony McCall: Works on Paper, Sprüth Magers London, London, England (solo)
2011
Frames and Documents: Conceptualist Practices, CIFO, Miami, FL
2011
MMK 1991 — 2011: Twenty Years, Museum Fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
2011
Time Out Of Mind: Sol Le Witt, Gordon Matta-Clark, Anthony McCall, Sprueth Magers Berlin, Germany
2011
The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image, Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
2011
Off the Wall, Fundação Serralves, Porto, Portugal
2011
Between You and I, Collège des Bernardins, Paris, France (solo)
2011
Installations and Works on Paper, Luciana Brito Galeria, São Paulo, Brasil (solo)
2011
Vertical Works, Ambika P3 Universityof Westminster, London (solo)
2010
Anthony McCall: Drawing with Light, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand (solo)
2010
Nu/Now: Anthony McCall, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2010
Anthony McCall, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NewYork, USA (solo)
2010
Funktionen der Zeichnung, MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
2010
I want to see how you see, Haus der Photographie / Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
2009 – 2010
Leaving (withTwo-Minute Silence), Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2009
Anthony McCall: Breath [The Vertical Works], Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy (solo)
2009
Anthony McCall: Vertical Works, Estuaire 2009, St Nazaire, France (solo)
2009
Art Unlimited / Art 40 Basel, Basel, Switzerland (solo)
2009
This World and Nearer Ones, Creative Time: Governors Island, New York
2009
Art Unlimited, Art 40 Basel, Switzerland
2009
Anthony McCall: Between You and I, Estuaire, Nantes, France (solo)
2009
Anthony McCall: Between You and I, Creative Time installation, Saint Cornelius Church on Governor’s Island, New York Harbor (solo)
2009
Anthony McCall: Line Describing a Cone, Pompidou Metz, France (solo)
2009
The Roman Church of St-Pierre-aux-Nonnains. Metz, France (solo)
2009
Anthony McCall & Finnbogi Pétursson, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, New York
2008 – 2009
Seeing Double (with Lothar Baumgarten, Victor Burgin, Larry Sultan / Mike Mandel, Mark Thompson), Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne
2008 – 2009
Cinema Indeed: Narratives & Projections, Itaú Cultural Institute, São Paulo, Brasil
2008 – 2009
Anthony McCall: Elements for a Retrospective, Utzon Center, Aalborg, Denmark (Serpentine Gallery, London und Musée de Rochechouart) (solo)
2008
Anthony McCall: You and I, Horizontal III, Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris, France (solo)
2008
The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image, Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
2008
Notation: Kalkül und Form in den Künsten, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
2008
Geometry of Motion 1920s/1970s, Museum of Modern Art, New York
2008
Drawings on Graph Paper, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, New York
2008
L'art dans tous ses états, Regional Contemporary Art Foundation of Ile-de-France, France
2008
Cancelled, Erased, and Removed, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, New York.
2008
Synthetic Times, National Art Museum of China, Beijing, China
2008
Spring Wound, Orchard, New York, New York
2008
To Infinity and Beyond: Mathematics and Contemporary Art. Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, New York
2008
Moving Light, Pole Culturel Intercommunal. Pau Pyrenees, France
2008
Geometry As Image, Robert Miller Gallery, New York, New York
2008
Notation, Akademie de Kunste, Berlin, Germany
2007
Anthony McCall, Serpentine Gallery, London, England
2007
Anthony McCall: Between You and I, Art Cologne Special Exhibition, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2007
Anthony McCall: Elements pour une Retrospective (1972-1979 / 2003-2007), Musee de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France (solo)
2007
A Sense of Place, OPEN e V+ a 2007, Limerick, Ireland
2007
Das Kapital: Blue Chips and Masterpieces, Museum fur Moderne Kunst Frankfurt (MMK), Frankfurt, Germany
2007
Projecting Light: Anthony McCall and Imi Knoebel, SFMoMA, San Francisco, California
2007
PURE, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, New York
2007
Insubstantial Pageant Faded, Westernbridge, Seattle, WA
2007
Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2007
Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Rochechouart, France (solo)
2007
Serpentine Gallery, London, Uk (solo)
2007
Borderline Behaviour: Drawn Towards Animation, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art
2007
Art Cologne: Special Exhibition, Cologne, Germany
2007
On the Collective for Living Cinema, Orchard, New York
2007
Project, Transform, Erase: Anthony McCall and Imi Knoebel, SFMoMA, San Francisco
2007
Lights, Camera, Action: Artists’ Films for the Cinema, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
2006 – 2007
Projections: Beyond Cinematic Space, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2006 – 2007
Held Together with Water, Sammlung Verbund at the MAK, Vienna, Austria
2006 – 2007
Art 38 Basel / Art/Film
2006 – 2007
Number One: Destroy, She Said, Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany
2006
Art 37 Basel / Art Unlimited
2006
The Expanded Eye, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
2006
Experimenta 2006, Fourth Festival of Experimental Cinema in India, Bombay
2006
Projections beyond Cinematic Space, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2006
Tunnel Vision, Fotomuseum, Antwerp, Belgium
2006
Anthony McCall: You and I, Horizontal, Lieu d’Images et d’Art, Fort de la Bastille, Grenoble, France (solo)
2006
Four Projected Movements: A Film Project by Anthony McCall, Arthur Ross Architecture Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Peer / Round Chapel, London, UK (solo)
2006
Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2006
Vardy Gallery, University of Sunderland, UK (solo)
2005
Galerie Martine Aboucaya, Paris (solo)
2005
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (solo)
2005
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (solo)
2005
The Continuous Present. Peter Campus & Anthony McCall: Works from the Seventies, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
2005
Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM / Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany
2005
Produced at Eyebeam, Eyebeam, New York
2005
The Trouble with Talkies, Double Agents / ADI Space, London
2004
Kill Your Timid Notion festival, Dundee
2004
Long Film for Four Projectors, Tate Britain, London (solo)
2004
Doubling Back/ Turning Under, Gagosian Gallery, London (solo)

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Freunde der Deutschen Kinemathek e.V. / Arsenal Experimental, Berlin, Germany
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Hirshhorn Museum, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMoMA)
Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany
Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, Austria
Tate, London, England
Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland
Collection Frac, Ile-de-France
The Margulies Collection, Miami, Florida
Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York
Sammlung Falckenberg Collection of Art, Hamburg, Germany
Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Sammlung Verbund, Vienna, Austria

Literatur

2011
Jenkins, Bruce. Gordon Matta-Clark: Conical Intersect. London: Afterall Books, 2011
2011
Schmidt, Gunnar. Weiche Displays: Projektionen auf Rauch, Wolken und Nebel. Berlin: Klaus Wagenbach, 2011
2011
Philippe-Alain Michaud: The Geometric Cinema of Anthony McCall, 2011
2010
Berry, Ian, and Tom Lewis. Lives of the Hudson (Ausst. Kat.). Saratoga Springs, New York: The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, 2010
2010
Devices of Wonder: Magic Lanterns and Painted Film: Four Centuries of Cinema (exh. Turin: Reggia di Venaria; and Paris: Cinémathèque Française, 2010
2010
Luckow, Dirk. I Want to See How You See: Julia Stoschek Collection (exh. cat.). Hamburg: Deichtorhallen, 2010, pp. 88–89
2009
Comer, Stuart, ed. Film and Video Art. London: Tate Publishing, 2009
2009
Foster, Hal. Anthony McCall: Breath [The Vertical Works]. Exhibition catalog published by Hangar Bicocca / Corraini, Milan, Italy, 2009.
2008
Brougher, Kerry, and Kelly Gordon. The Cinema Effect: Illusion, Reality, and the Moving Image (exh. cat.). Washington, D.C.: Hirshhorn Museum; and London: D Giles Limited, 2008
2007
Michelon, Olivier. Anthony McCall: Elements for a Retrospective 1972-1979 / 2003 – Musée de Rochechouart and Monografik Editions, Paris, France, 2007
2006
McCall, Anthony, and Andrew Tyndall, eds. Argument. New York: Jay Street Film Project, 1979. New edition published by Lux, London
2005
Joseph, Branden W; Walley, Jonathan; Eamon, Christopher (ed). Anthony McCall: The Solid Light Films and Related Works. Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press & New Art Trust; Göttingen, Germany: Steidl, 2005.
2005
Schuenmann, Dietrich, ed. Avant-Garde Critical Studies. Amsterdam: Editions Rodopi, 2005. The Paracinema of Anthony McCall and Tony Conrad by Jonathan Walley.
2004
Legg, Helen, ed. Anthony McCall: Film Installations (exh.-cat.). Mead Gallery, The University of Warwick, UK, 2004. Essays by George Baker, Lisa Le Feuvre, Anthony McCall, 2004.
2004
Iles, Chrissie; Momin, Shamim M.; Singer, Debra. Whitney Biennial 2004
2004
Legg, Helen, ed. Anthony McCall: Film Installations (exhibition catalog). Mead Gallery, The University of Warwick, UK. Essays by George Baker, Lisa Le Feuvre, Anthony McCall.
2003
Altstatt, Rosanne; Sausmikat, Ralf. Turbulent Screen: The Structural Movement in Film and Video (exhibition catalogue). Oldenburg: Edith-Russe-Haus für Medienkunst / Revolver
2001
Iles, Chrissie. Into the Light: The Projected Image in American Art 1964 – 1977 (exhibition catalogue). New York: Whitney Museum of American Art / Harry Abrams, 2001
1996
Bouhours, Jean-Michel, ed. “Anthony McCall.” In L’Art of Mouvement: Collection Cinématographique du Musée National d’Art Moderne, 1919 – 1996. Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou. pp. 262 – 63.
1992
MacDonald, Scott. A Critical Cinema II (interview). Berkeley: University of California Press pp. 157 – 74.
1976
Dusinberre, Deke. The Festival of Expanded Cinema (exhibition catalogue). London: Institute of Contemporary Arts
Hanhardt, John. “The Medium Hanhardt, John. “The Medium Viewed.” In A History of the American Avant-Garde Cinema (exhibition catalogue). New York: American Federation of Arts, 1976..” In A History of the American
Joseph, Branden W; Walley, Jonathan; Eamon, Christopher (ed). Anthony McCall: The Solid Light Films and Related Works (monograph). Evanston, Illinois: Northwestern University Press & New Art Trust; Göttingen, Germany: Steidl.

Performances

Fire Event I, II, III, IV, November 27, Studio performances, London, England.
Smoke Without Fire, August 21, Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland.
Landscape for Fire I, June 10, Open-air performance, Pearman’s Grove Farm, Reading, England.
Landscape for White Squares I, May 24, Open-air performance, London, England.
Maud Heath’s Monument, April 2, Open-air performance, Wick Hill, Wiltshire, England.
Earthwork, December 19, Open-air performance, North Weald, England
Landscape for White Squares II, December 18, Open-air performance, North Weald, England.
Landscape for Fire III, November 30, Open-air performance, Oxford University, England.
Landscape for Fire II, August 27, Open-air performance, North Weald, England.
Fire Cycles II, September 3, Open-air performance, Fylkingen Society for Contemporary Music and Arts, Stockholm, Sweden.
Fire Cycles I, April 13, Open-air performance, William Paterson University, Wayne, New Jersey.
Landscape for Fire IV, March 29, Open-air performance, Colchester School of Art, Colchester, England.
Two-Minute Drawing, November 30, The Kitchen, New York, New York.
Five-Minute Drawing, June 20, Art Meeting Place, London, England.
Fire Cycles III, June 9, Open-air performance, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, Engalnd.