Jimenez - Colon Collection
Jules de Balincourt
Unkinking the Kinks
de Balincourt, Jules
Born in 1972, Paris, France
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY 2005
BFA, California College of Arts and Craft, San Francisco, CA 1998
Solo Exhibitions
2011 Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
2010 Premonitions, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Malpais, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, France
Vanderbilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, TN
2007 Unknowing Man’s Nature, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
Allweweresayingwasgivepeaceachance, Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, Boston, MA
2006 Accidental Tourism and the Art of Forgetting, Arndt and Partner, Berlin, Germany
2005 This is Our Town, Zach Feuer Gallery (LFL), New York, NY
2004 Armory Show / LFL Gallery, New York, NY
2003 Land of Many Uses, LFL Gallery, New York, NY
Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA
2000 Space 743, San Francisco, CA
1999 Perch Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA
1998 Soapbox Gallery, Venice, CA
Group Exhibitions
2010 Not Yet Finished The Hole, New York, NY
Looking Back / The Fifth White Columns Annual, selected by Bob Nickas, White Columns, New York, NY
The Cannibal's Muse, curated by Max Henry Patricia Low Contemporary, Geneva Switzerland
The Secret Lives of Trees, Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
2009 10th Havana Biennial, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
Mixing It Up: Recent Hunter MFAs Working in Combined Media, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter
College, New York, NY
Return to Function, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Transitions. Painting at the (other) End of Art, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Cave Painting, PSM, Berlin Germany and Gresham’s Ghost, New York, NY
New York Minute, MACRO Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome Italy
FUTURESCAPE: Making of the Super City, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
STAGES, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
2008 Mail Order Monsters, Max Wigram Gallery, London
21: Contemporary Art at the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Future Tense: Reshaping the Landscape, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New
York, NY
I want a little sugar in my bowl, Asia Song Society, New York, NY
Recent Acquisitions, Gifts, and Works from Various Exhibitions 1985-2007, White
Columns, NY
Eastern Standard, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA
Cynicism vs. Hope, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
2007 USA TODAY, The Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
Artists of Invention: A Century of CCA, Oakland Museum, Oakland, CA
Past, Present, Future Perfect: Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection, H+R Block Artspace, Kansas City, Missouri
Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation, Shanghai Museum, China. Organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim
Museum; travels to Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain,
Phantasmania, Kemper Art Museum, Kansas City, MO
Poets on Painters, Ulrich Museum, Wichita, KS
Prague Biennial 3, Prague, Czech Republic
Five Painters, Galleri Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
When We Build Let Us Think That We Build Forever, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, United Kingdom
The Stuff What We Bought (Selected Purchases 2007), Archeus, London, UK
2006 USA TODAY, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK.
New York Contemporary: Art Times Squared, Hangart –7, Salzburg, Austria
Our Town, HUT Hudson Untitled Foundation, Hudson, NY
Reverence, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Collection 2005/06, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Metro Pictures, The Moore Space, Miami, FL
Down By Law, Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Don’t Abandon the Ship, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA
Humor Me, H+R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Notre histoire… Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2005 Greater New York, PS1/MOMA, Queens, NY
2004 Trunk of Humors, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
4 und 4, Muller DeChiara, Berlin, Germany
The Dreamland Artist Club, Creative Time / Coney Island, New York, NY
True Stories, Johnson City Community College Art Gallery, Overland Park, KS
Collection (or How I Spent a Year), PS1/MOMA, New York, NY
Rowdy Remix, ATM Gallery, New York, NY
American Stars ‘n Bars, Chapman University Guggenheim Gallery, Orange, CA
2003 Summer Jam, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA
College Art Association MFA Selection Exhibition, New York, NY
Today’s Man, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY
My people were fair and had cum in their hair (but now they're content to spray stars from your boughs), Team Gallery,
New York, NY
2002 Brooklyn Front, Other Routes (Mixed Greens), Brooklyn, NY
Art Hut, Nutty, San Francisco, CA
1999 Southern Exposure, 15th Annual Hospitality House, San Francisco, CA
Oppenheimer – JCCC Collection for the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
MaRT, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
Bibliography: Reviews
2010 Viveros-Faune, Christian. “Go Figure: Jules de Balincourt’s ‘Premonitions’”. The Village Voice April 13 2010.
Wolf, Rachel. “Strong Language: Jules de Balincourt’s Dynamic Visual Lexicon is as Ecclectic as it is Daring”. Modern
Painters April 2010.
Wolff, Rachel, “Jules de Balincourt” Art and Auction February, 2010.
2009 Egan, Maura. “Jules de Balincourt.” Elle Décor June 2009: 42.
Lee, Carol. “The New Irascibles.” Paper October 2009: 44-45, 60-61.
“New York Artists Dictionary/Part I.” Flash Art January-February 2009: 75.
Pieroni, Paul. “Young Americans” ArtWorld December 2008/January 2009: 48-51.
Urbina, Ian. “Havana Biennial, in Which Chelsea Takes a Field Trip to Cuba.” The New York Times, 1 April 2009.
Wolff, Zoe. “Spike Jonze and Jules de Balincourt – This Is The Shirt They Wear” TAR Spring 2009, issue no. 2: 210-219.
2008 Allsop, Laura. “Evil Under The Sun: Jules De Balincourt.” Artreview June 2008.
Allsop, Laura and Jessika Green. “Consumed.” Art Review April 2008.
“Artists’ Choice: Top 100 Galleries.” Flash Art January / February 2008.
Dagen, Philippe. “Jules de Balincourt et ses collisions d’images picturales pour une utopie
urbaine”, Le Monde 26 June 2008.
DeBalincourt, Jules. “Focus: Painting.” Flash Art November-December 2008: 48.
“Elle à Paris agenda.” 9 June 2008.
Falconer, Morgan. “Jules de Balincourt.” Art World December 2007 / January 2008: 78-81.
Falconer, Morgan. “Zach Feuer.” Art World April / May 2008.
Lentini, Lara Kristin. “Jules de Balincourt.” Art Papers January / February 2008.
“Les nouveaux élus des ventes publiques”, La Vie financière, Le Monde, July 2008
Mayer, Arno J. “Les présidents changent, l’empire américain demeure” Le Monde diplomatique, September 2008: 14-15.
Pieroni, Paul. “Young Americans” ArtWorld December 2008/January 2009: 48-51
“Special Project/ Progetto speciale; Jules De Balincourt.” Tema Celeste January / February 2008:
2007 Bedford, Christopher. “Critic’s Picks: Jules de Balincourt.” Artforum.com 22 September 2007.
DeBalincourt, Jules. “About Last Night.” V Magazine, Spring Preview #45, 2007: 56.
Dupuis, Isabelle. “Jules de Balincourt.” Flash Art November / December 2007: 108.
Falconer, Morgan. “Jules de Balincourt.” Art World December 2007 / January 2008: 78-81.
“Jules de Balincourt.” The New Yorker 24 September 2007: 62.
McQuaid, Cate. “From Intimacy to Abstraction.” The Boston Globe 25 Janruary 2007.
“Medium cool.” Time Out New York 6-12 September 2007.
Pollack, Barbara. “Jules de Balincourt.” Art News November 2007: 224.
“Power 100: 94. Zach Feuer.” Artreview November 2007.
Pricenthal, Nancy. “Jules de Balincourt at Zach Feuer.” Art in America December 2007: 151-152.
Rosenberg, Karen. “Unknowing Man’s Nature.” The New York Times 14 September 2007: E41.
Ryzik, Melena. “And Attitude Too.” NYTimes.com UrbanEye Newsletter 6 September 2007.
Spade, Andy. “Across the Multiverse.” CITY September 2007: 60-63.
Viveros-Faune, Christian. “Youth is a Prize (Price?) in Chelsea.” The Village Voice 25 September
Wehr, Anne. “Jules de Balincourt.” Time Out New York 20-26 September 2007: 83.
2006 Asthoff, Jens. "Jules de Balincourt." artforum.com 27 February 2006.
De Ruyter, Thibaut. "The Realistic Naivety of Jules de Balincourt." art press No. 320, February 2006: 30-33.
Ellis, Patricia. “Catching up with Charles (Saatchi).” Flash Art October 2006.
Finkel, Jori. “Tales from the Crit.” The New York Times 30 April 2006.
Hottinger-Behmer, Stephan. “Art Basel.” V Man Fall 2006: 88.
Meixner, Christiane. "Jules de Balincourt." Die Welt 25 February 2006: 22.
“Power 100: 70: Zach Feuer.” Artreview November 2006.
Reynolds, Nigel. “Saatchi is ready for another sensation at the RA.” The Telegraph 5 April 2006.
Ruthe, Ingeborg. "Gewissheit ist absurd." Berliner Zeitung No. 29, 3 February 2006: 25.
Sischy, Ingrid. “The New New York School.” Vanity Fair December 2006.
Völzke, Daniel. "Der fremde Strand." Der Tagesspiegel No. 19 094, 4 February 2006.
2005 Berwick, Carly. "Where the scenes are.” New York Magazine 7 March 2005: 38-39.
Boucher, Brian. “Jules de Balincourt at Zach Feuer.” Art In America May 2005: 165.
Eleey, Peter. "Greater New York." Frieze May 2005.
Featured Artwork. Harper's November 2005.
Featured Artwork. Metropolis M no. 3 2005: 55.
Fitch, Andy. "30 Artists in 30 words." N+1 Magazine online July 2005.
Halle, Howard. “Jules de Balincourt ‘This Is Our Town.’” Time Out New York 31 March – 6 April 2005: 63.
Heartney, Eleanor. "Return to the Real?" Art in America June / July 2005: 84-89.
Howe, Jeff. “Paint by Numbers.” Wired April 2005: 88.
“Jules de Balincourt.” K48 no. 5, K48 is an animal, 2005.
"Jules de Balincourt." The New Yorker 28 March 2005.
Kimmelman, Michael. "This Is Your Brain On Pause." The New York Times 3 April 2005.
Kunitz, Daniel. “Meet the New Folk.” ArtReview April 2005: 44-45.
Lipton, Shana Ting. "A Postcard from Jules de Balincourt." Blackbook Spring / Summer 2005: 34.
Miller, Francine Koslow. "When Politics Become Form." Tema Celeste July / August 2005: 38-43.
Miller, Ken. “King of Art: Jules de Balincourt.” Tokion November / December 2005.
Mullins, Charlotte. "False Sense of Security." Financial Times 13 August 2005.
Powhida, William. “Jules de Balincourt.” The Brooklyn Rail April 2005: 25.
Ratner, Megan. "Jules de Balincourt." Frieze May 2005.
Rosenberg, Karen. "Artists on the Verge of a Breakthrough." NY Magazine 7 March 2005: 34.
Sayej, Nadja. "Jules de Balincourt." The New York Art World Apr. 2005.
Schwendener, Martha. “Jules de Balincourt.” Artforum.com 18 March 2005.
Wilson, Michael. "Scene and Heard: Beer for Peers." artforum.com 16 March. 2005.
2004 “I Nuovissimi Di New York.” Flash Art June / August 2004: 86.
Levin, Kim, “Shortlist: The Dreamland Artist Club.” The Village Voice 9-15 June 2004: 48.
“Listings.” Time Out New York 22-29 January 2004: 58, 60.
Mar, Alex. “Art Appreciation: Artist Pension Trust.” Artforum Nov. 2004: 85-86.
“P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center.” The New Yorker 8 March 2004: 16.
Stillman, Nick. “Rowdy Remix / ATM Gallery.” artforum.com 17 June 2004.
Zieher, Scott. “Merry-go-rounds, but no rollercoasters.” Art Review Spring 2004: 37-38.
2003 Johnson, Ken. “Jules de Balincourt, LFL Gallery.” The New York Times 30 May 2003.
Johnson, Ken. “My People Were Fair.” The New York Times 31 October 2003.
Levin, Kim. “Short List: Jules de Balincourt, Land of Many Uses.” The Village Voice 28 May 2003.
Pollack, Barbara. “The New Visionaires.” Art News December 2003: 92-97.
Saltz, Jerry. “Babylon Rising.” The Village Voice 10 September 2003: 97.
Saltz, Jerry. “Burn, Baby, Burn.” The Village Voice 3 June 2003.
Schambelan, Elizabeth. “Jules de Balincourt, LFL Gallery.” artforum.com 27 May 2003.
Smith, Roberta. “The Art and Artists of the Year.” The New York Times 28 December 2003:
2000 Gilbert, Rick. “Jules de Balincourt at Soapbox.” Artweek February 2000: 1, 20.
Bibliography: Publications
2011 Trezzi, Nicola. “Jules de Balincourt: Le Talisman.” Flash Art July-September 2011.
2009 Diacono, Mario. “Transitions. Painting at the (other) End of Art.” Collezione Maramotti, 2009.
Halliwell. Martin and Catherine Morley. American Thought and Culture in the Twenty First Century, Edinburgh University Press, 2009.
Harmon, Katharine. The map as art : contemporary artists explore cartography Princeton Architectual Press, 2009 :
book cover and p. 59.
New York Minute: Sixty Artists on the New York Scene. New York: O.H.W.O.W., 2009.
Selby, Aimee. Art and Text. Black Dog Publishing, 2009: 91, 143.
Simon, Jane (et al.). Return to Function Madison: Madison Museum of Contemporary Art 2009: 12
2008 Art: Over 2,500 Works from Cave to Contemporary. DK Publishing, 2008.
Bourriaud, Nicolas. Jules de Balincourt: Malpais. Paris: Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, 2008.
Danto, Arthur and Matthew Higgs, Ivan Karp. Artists of Invention. California College of the Arts, 2008.
King, Ross. Art: The Definitive Visual Guide. DK Publishing, 2008: 395, 594.
Nickas, Bob. Theft is vision. Zurich: JRP/Ringier, 2008.
Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture. Chicago: Front Forty Press, 2008.
Pasternak, Anne and Lucy Lippard. Creative Time: The Book. Princeton Architectural Press, 2008.
2007 Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation. Shanghai: Shanghai Museum, 2007.
Fantasmania. Kansas City, MO: Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007.
Hsu, Helen. Art in America Now. Shanghai: Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007: 89.
Poets on Painters. Wichita, KS: Ulrich Museum of Art, 2007.
Prague Biennial 3. Prague, Czech Republic, 2007.
2006 Mullins, Charlotte. Painting People: Figure Painting Today. London: Thames and Hudson, 2006.
New York Contemporary: Art Times Squared. Salzburg: Hangar 7, 2006.
Nickas, Bob Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstract Painting New York: Phaidon, 2009Notre Histoire. Paris: Palais de Tokyo,
USA Today: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery. London: Royal Academy of Art, 2006.
2005 de Balincourt, Jules. Personal Survival Doom Buggy: Users Manual and Equipment Guide. New York: Zach Feuer Gallery, 2005.
Biesenbach, Klaus. Greater New York 2005. Long Island City, New York: P.S.1 Contemporary Art
Center/MoMA, 2005: 74-75.
Deitch, Jeffrey and Kathy Grayson. Live Through This: New York 2005. New York: Deitch
Projects, 2005.
Lilja, Martin and Kristian Bengtsson, Amy Giunta. Loyal and His Band. Stockholm: Loyal AB,
Nickas, Bob. Jules de Balincourt. New York: Volume Gallery, 2005.
2004 Nickas, Bob. Collection (Or How I Spent a Year). Zurich: JRP/Ringier, 2004.