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1946 Born Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Education

  • 1964-1970 MA, Art History, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • 1970-1973 Doctoral Research, Courtauld Institute, University of London, London, England

Awards

  • 2003 Roswitha Haftmann Prize for the Visual Arts, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2002 Erna and Victor Hasselblad Foundation International Award in Photography, Gotteborg, Sweden
  • 2001 The Paul de Hueck and Norman Walford Career Achievement Award for Art Photography, Ontario Arts Council, Canada


Solo Exhibitions

2015

  • Jeff Wall, White Cube, Hong Kong
  • Jeff Wall, Canada House, London
  • Jeff Wall: Tableaux, Pictures, Photographs 1996-2013. Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek
  • Jeff Wall. Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson, Paris
  • Jeff Wall. Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
  • Jeff Wall. Marian Goodman Gallery, London
  • Jeff Wall. Pérez Museum, Miami
2014

  • Tableaux, Pictures, Photographs 1996-2013, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria

2013

  • Jeff Wall, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
  • Jeff Wall Photographs, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney
  • Actuality, Padiglione d'Arte Contemporanea, Milan

2012

  • Jeff Wall Photographs, Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne    
  • Portraits, Lorcan O’ Neill, Rome
  • In Light, Black, Colour, White, and Dark, Pinchuk Arts Center, Kiev

2011

  • White Cube Mason’s Yard, London
  • Jeff Wall, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • The Crooked Path, Bozar, Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels; CGAC, Santiago de Compostela

2010

  • ‘Transit’, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen, Dresden

2009

  • Jeff Wall, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY

2008

  • Jeff Wall, Galleria Lorcan O’Neill Roma, Rome
  • Jeff Wall: Exposure, Guggenheim, Berlin
  • Jeff Wall, Tamayo Museum, Mexico City, Mexico
  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Jeff Wall, Vancouver Art Gallery Collection, Vancouver, BC
  • Jeff Wall, Works 1979 – 1990, Galerie Rüdiger Schottle, München

2007

  • Jeff Wall, White Cube, London
  • Jeff Wall, Johnen Galerie, Berlin
  • Jeff Wall, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY touring to The Art Institute of Chicago, IL; SF MOMA, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

2006

  • Jeff Wall, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris

2005

  • Jeff Wall, Photographs 1978-2004, Schaulager, Münchenstein, Basel
  • Photographs 1978-2004, Tate Modern, London, England

2004

  • Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway
  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, New York

2003

  • UCLA Hammer Museum, Lobby Gallery, Los Angeles, California
  • Jeff Wall: Landscapes, Norwich Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Norwich, England
  • Jeff Wall, Photographs, MUMOK (Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation), Vienna, Austria

2002

  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, Sweden
  • Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France
  • MUMOK (Museum of Modern Art Ludwig Foundation), Vienna, Austria

2001

  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Jeff Wall: Figures & Places, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany

1999

  • Mies van der Rohe Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
  • Jeff Wall: Oeuvres 1990 –1998, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montreal, Quebec

1998

  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Here and Now II: Jeff Wall, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, England
  • Jeff Wall: Photographs of Modern Life, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

1997

  • The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Washington, D.C.
  • Art Tower Mito, Mito, Japan

1996

  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
  • Jeff Wall: Landscapes, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
  • Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

1995

  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
  • Jeu de Paume, Paris, France

1994

  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
  • Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
  • De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, The Netherlands
  • Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany

1993

  • Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
  • Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Jouy-en-Josas, France
  • The Childrens' Pavilion (a collaborative project with Dan Graham), Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1992

  • Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark
  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium

1991

  • San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA

1990

  • Jeff Wall 1990, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario
  • The Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto, Ontario
  • The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1990-89

  • The Children's Pavilion (collaborative project with Dan Graham), Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseilles, France; Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain, Rhône Alpes, Lyons, France;
  • Galerie Chantal Boulanger, Montreal, Quebec; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA

1989

  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY

1988

  • Le Nouveau Musée, Villeurbanne, France
  • Westfalischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany

1987

  • Young Workers, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

1984

  • Jeff Wall: Transparencies, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England; Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland

1983

  • The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

1979

  • Installation of Faking Death (1977), The Destroyed Room (1978), Young Workers (1978), Picture for Women (1979),” The Art Gallery of Greater Vancouver, Vancouver, British Columbia


Group Exhibitions

2017

  • You Are Looking at Something That Never Occurred, Zabludowicz Collection, London

2015

  • This Place. Tel Aviv Museum of Art
  • Museu Coleção Berardo (1960-2010). Museu Coleção Berardo, Lisbon
  • Elective Affinities, Julião Sarmento, collector. Museu da Eletricidade and Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon
  • Jeff Wall and Stephan Balkenhol, Figure on Display, Leopold Hoesch Museum, Duren
  • Perfect Likeness: Photography & Composition, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

2014

  • This Place, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague
  • Andreas Gursky | Neo Rauch | Jeff Wall, kestnergesellschaft, Hanover
  • Jeff Wall, Richard Long, Enrico Castellani, Galleria Lorcan O'Neill, ROme
  • Damage Control, Mudam Luxembourg
  • Love Story, Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Belvedere, Vienna
  • Beneath the Ground: From Kafka to Kippenberger, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, K21 Ständehaus, Düsseldorf
  • Dan Graham, Giuseppe Penone, Danh Vo, and Jeff Wall, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

2013

  • Go! You sure? Yeah, LUMA/Westbau, Zurich
  • Construction and individual mythology, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid
  • Jeff Wall / Andreas Gursky, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
  • Photographic Eye, FRAC Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand
  • CONTINENTAL DRIFT Part 2, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
  • Waiting Tine. Selections from the Museum’s Collection, Musée départemental d'art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart

2012

  • Seduced by Art, National Gallery, London
  • To Be With Art Is All We Ask, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
  • A Blind Spot, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
  • The Studio. Places of production, Kunstmuseum Lucerne 
  • The Inverted Mirror: Art from the Collections of "la Caixa" Foundation and MACBA, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 

2011

  • Structure and Absence, White Cube, London
  • Street Life & Home Stories, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich

2010

  • Art of the 1980s: A Dusseldorf Perspective, K21 Dusseldorf
  • Triumphant Carrot: The Persistence of Still Life' Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • Conversation Pieces: A Chamber Play (Act Three), Johnen Galerie, Berlin

2009

  • Barock, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples
  • Bad Habits, Albright Knox Gallery, New York
  • Who’s afraid of the artists?, Palais des Arts, Dinard
  • Against the Grain: 15 Years of Collecting, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
  • SONIC YOUTH etc.: SENSATIONAL FIX, Kunsthaus Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf and Konsthall Malmö, Sweden

2008

  • Ambition d’art, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
  • The Tree: From the Sublime to the Social, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  • Held together with water, Art from the Sammlung Verbund, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
  • From nature, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York, NY
  • SONIC YOUTH etc.: SENSATIONAL FIX, Museion / Bozen, Bolzano

2007

  • Moscow Biennial, Moscow, Russia
  • On History, Fundacion Santander Central Hispano, Madrid, Spain
  • Past, Present, Future Perfect, H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
  • Artist’s Choice: Roy Arden Selects From the Collection, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
  • Window | Interface, Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

2006

  • Super Vision, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
  • The 1980’s Topology, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal

2004

  • Memory and Landscape, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
  • Die Neue Kunsthalle III, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
  • Die Neue Kunsthalle IV, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
  • Art and Utopia, Action Restricted, Museum of Contemporary Art Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Faces in the Crowd, Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today, Whitechapel, London, England

2004-03

  • BERLIN-MOSKAU, MOSKAU-BERLIN 1950-2000, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
  • The Last Picture Show: Artists Using Photography, 1960-1982, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota;
  • UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • Saved! 100 Years of the National Art Collections Fund, Hayward Gallery, London, England
  • Outlook, Athens, Greece

2003

  • Faits et gestes, aux Ateliers SNCF, France
  • Partners, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

2002

  • Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany
  • Open City: Aspects of Street Photography 1950—2000, The Lowry, Salford Quays, England; Muuseo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Spain; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculptural Garden, Washington, D.C.
  • Startkapital (from the Ackermans Collection), K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany, inaugural installation
  • Wallflowers, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Comer o no Comer (To Eat or Not to Eat), Salamanca 2002, Centro de Arte Salamanca, Spain

2001

  • Elusive Paradise, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • Jeff Wall: Figures & Places, Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

2000

  • Aspectos de la Collección, Fundació La Caixa, Madrid, Spain
  • Inner Eye, Contemporary Art from the Marc and Livia Straus Collection, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase,
  • New York, NY
  • Mixing Memory and Desire Wunsch und Erinnerung, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Encounters: New Art from Old, The National Gallery, London, England
  • Sydney Biennial, Sydney, Australia
  • Beauté in Fabula, Palais des Papes D’Avignon, Avignon, France
  • Icon + Grid + Void: Art of the Americas from the Chase Manhattan Collection, The Americas Society, New York, NY
  • Around 1984: A Look at Art in the Eighties, P.S.1/Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, NY
  • Art at Work: Forty Years of The Chase Manhattan Collection, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York, NY
  • Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth, Australia
  • Architecture Without Shadow, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain; Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

2000-98

  • Inner Eye: Contemporary Art from the Marc and Livia Strauss Collection, The Harn Museum of Art, University of
  • Florida, Gainesville, Florida; Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, NY

1999

  • Seeing Time: Selections from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection of Media Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
  • The Museum as Muse: Artists Reflect, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • Jeff Wall-Pepe Espaliú: Suspended Time, Castellon Contemporary Arts Centre (EAC), Castellón, Spain
  • Warten, Kunst-Werke Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  • Horizontabscheitunj, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
  • The Time of Our Lives, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
  • Gesammelte Werkel: Zeitgenössiche Kunst seit 1968, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
  • Flashes: Collection Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Centro Cultural de Belem, Belem, Portugal
  • From Beuys to Cindy Sherman: The Lothar Schirmer Collection, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
  • Staatliche Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
  • So Faraway, So Close, Encore Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
  • August Sander: Landschafts-photographien/Jeff Wall: Bilder von Landschaften, Die Photografische
  • Sammlung/SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany; Nederlands Foto Instituut, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Art at Work: Forty Years of the Chase Manhattan Collection, Museum of Fine Arts and Museum of Contemporary Art, Houston, Texas

1998

  • Breaking Ground, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Auf der Spur, Kunst der 90er Jahre im Spiegel von Schweizer Sammlungen, Kunsthalle Zurich, Switzerland
  • 24th São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Under/Exposed: The World’s Greatest Photo Exhibition, Stockholm Metro, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Aspen Museum of Art, Aspen, Colorado
  • The Parkett Artists’ Editions, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  • Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
  • The Art of the 80s, Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Tuning Up #5: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
  • Extenuating Circumstances, Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1997

  • Documenta 10, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
  • Veronica’s Revenge (Oeuvres photographiques de la Lambert Art Collection), Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 20/20, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • La Collection de la Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Fondation Cartier, Paris, France
  • Deslocaçõs/From Here to There, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal
  • Bruit Secret, Association for Contemporary Arts/l’Albergueria, Vic, Spain
  • Framed Area: Site-Specific Works in Haalemmermeer Hoofdorp, and Schiphol Airport, Framed Area Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Die Epoche der Moderne: Kunst in 20 Jahrhundert/The Age of Moderism: Art in the 20th Century, Zeitgeist-
  • Gesellschaft zur Förderung der Künste in Berlin, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
  • Soweit der Erdkreis Reicht/Ein Museum für Keitgenössiche Kunst, Museum Kurhaus, Kleve, Germany
  • Absolute Landscape: Between Illusion and Reality, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan
  • Contemporary Photography I: Absolute Landscape: Between Illusion and Reality, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Japan

1996

  • Face à l’Histoire 1933-1996: L’artiste moderne face à l’événement historique, Musée National d’Art Moderne-Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Hall of Mirrors: Art & Film Since 1945, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
  • A Group Show, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • a/drift, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, NY
  • Mathew Barney, Tony Oursler, Jeff Wall, Sammlung Goetz, Munich
  • Tableaux de la Vie Moderne/Pictures of Modern Life, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium; Ecole des
  • Beaux-Arts, Tours, France
  • Portrait of the Artist, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, England
  • Arrêt sur Images, Casino Luxembourg, Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg
  • Prospect 96 “Photographie in der Gegenwartskunst,” Frankfurter Kunstverein & Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Consommation/Contemplation, La Carré-Musée Bonnat & The FRAC Collection, Aquitane, Bayonne, France

1995

  • Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • Public Information: Desire, Disaster, Document, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Projections, Ydessa Hendeles Foundation, Toronto, Ontario
  • Spirits on the Crossing, Travellers to/from Nowhere: Contemporary Art in Canada 1980-94, Setagaya Museum,
  • Tokyo, Japan; Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan; Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan
  • Micromegas, The American Center, Paris, France; Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Limmagine riflessa: a selection of contemporary photography from the LAC Collection, Switzerland, Centro per l'Arte
  • Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
  • About Place: Recent Art of the Americas, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
  • Projections: Alfred Stieglitz, Walker Evans, Brassaï, Weegee, Cindy Sherman, Jeff Wall, The Ydessa Hendeles Art Foundation, Toronto, Ontario
  • Notion of Conflict: A Selection of Contemporary Canadian Art, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Kwangju Biennial, Kwangju Museum of Contemporary Art, Kwangju, Korea
  • Le Domaine du Diaphane, Le Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Centre d’art contemporain, Kerguéhennec, France
  • L’Effet Cinéma, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, France
  • fémininmasculin: le sexe de l’art, Musée National d’Art Moderne-Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
  • 4X1 im Albertinum: Golub, Huber, Julius, Wall, Gemäldegalerie Neue Meister, Albertinum, Dresden, Germany
  • Passions Privées: Collections particulières d’art moderne et contemporain en France, ARC/Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

1995-94

  • Foundation Cartier: A Collection, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea; Fine Art Museum of Taipei, China

1994

  • Prospect/Retrospect: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • The Ghost in the Machine, List Visual Arts Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
  • Rodney Graham, Stephen Prina, Jeff Wall, Angles Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Institute of Cultural Anxiety: Works form the Collection, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
  • Le Corps en Scène, Institut Français de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
  • The Century of the Multiple: from Duchamp to the Present, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
  • The Epic and the Everyday: Contemporary Photographic Art, Hayward Gallery, London, England
  • Ik + de Ander: dignity for all: reflections on humanity, The Artimo Foundation/The Netherlands Red Cross, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • A Painting Show, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Urban Paradise: Gardens in the City, Public Art Fund/Paine Webber Art Gallery, New York, NY
  • Arteleku, Bilbao & the Fond Regional d’Art Contemporain Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
  • Los Generos de la Pintura, Centro Nacional de Exposiciones, Madrid, Spain

1993

  • A Summer Show, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Beneath the Paving Stones: Art, Architecture, City, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr College of Art and
  • Design, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Foundation Still/Archipel Apeldoorn, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Widerstand: Denkbilder für die Zukunft, Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen, Munich, Germany
  • Le Magasin, Centre Nationale d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France
  • Bestiarium/Endangered Species, Parachute Magazine, Montreal, Quebec
  • Strange Hotel: International Art, Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
  • Photoplay, Center for the Fine Arts, Miami, Florida
  • Post-Human, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
  • Renegotiations: Class, Modernity, Photography, Norwich Gallery, Norfolk Institute of Art & Design, Norfolk
  • Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain des Pays de la Loire, Clisson, France
  • The Sublime Void: An Exhibition on the Memory of the Imagination, Palais Royale des Beaux-Arts, Anwerp, Belgium
  • Binera: 14 Interaktionen - Kunst und Technologie, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • Canada: Une nouvelle generation, Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Pays de la Loire, Clisson, France; Musée
  • des Beaux-Arts de Dole, Dole, France
  • Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1992

  • The Binary Era, Musée d'Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium
  • Pour la suite du monde, Musée d'art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec
  • Queues, Rendezvous and Riots: Questioning the Public, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff Centre for the Arts, Banff, Alberta
  • Avantgarde & Kampagne, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Images Métisses, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
  • Territorium Artis, Kunst-und Austellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
  • What is Political Art Anyway?, Boras Konstmuseum, Boras, Sweden
  • The Last Days, Salas del Arenal, Seville, Spain
  • Cameres indiscretes, Centre d'Art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain; Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain

1991

  • in anderen Räumen, Museum Haus Lange and Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany
  • Lost Illusions: Recent Landscape Art, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Sguardo di Medusa, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
  • This Land…, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Centre International d'Art Contemporian de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec
  • Assessorato alla Cultura, Molteplici Culture: Itinerari dell’arte contemporanea in un mondo che cambia, Commune di Roma, Rome, Italy
  • La Revanche de l’image, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Sala de Arte La Recova, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Centro de Fotografía, Isla de Tenerife, Spain

1990

  • La Diaphane, Musee des Beaux-Arts/ Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Nord Pas de Calais, Tourcoing, France
  • Weitersehen, Krefelder Kunstmuseen, Krefeld, Germany
  • Life Size: A Sense of the Real in Recent Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Passages de l'image, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France;
  • Fundació Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona, Spain; Wexner Center for the Visual Arts, Columbus, Ohio; San
  • Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
  • Culture and Commentary: An Eighties Perspective, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.
  • The First Tyne International: A New Necessity, National Garden Festival, Gateshead, Newcastle, England
  • Le Territoire de l’Art 1910-1990, Musée Russe, Leningrad, Russia
  • La Guerre de Troie n’aura pas lieu: Oeuvres du Fond National d’Art Contemporain, Château d’Oiron, Oiron

1989

  • Foto-Kunst, Staastgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Vis a Vis Der Kamera: Aspekte Der Actuellen Portrait Fotografie, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna, Austria; Museum of Contemporary Art, Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
  • Tenir l'Image à Distance, Musée d'art comtemporain, Montreal, Quebec
  • What is Contemporary Art?, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
  • Les Magiciens de la Terre, Musée National d'Art Moderne-Centre Georges Pompidou /La Grand Halle de la Villette, Paris, France
  • Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
  • Une autre objectivité/Another Objectivity, Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France; Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
  • Ken Lum, Jeff Wall, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
  • Images Critiques: J. Wall, D. Adams, A. Jaar, L. Jammes, ARC/Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  • Arrangements I, Mai 36 Galerie, Lucerne, Switzerland
  • The Children’s Pavilion (a collaboration with Dan Graham), Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseilles, France; Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Rhône Alpes, Villa Gillet, Lyons; Santa Barbara Contemporary Art Forum, Santa Barbara, California
  • Theatergarden Bestiarium, P.S. 1/Institute for Art and Urban Resources, Long Island City, New York; Casino des Exposicións del Teatro Lope de Vega, Seville, Spain; Entrepôt-Galerie du Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

1988

  • Utopia Post Utopia, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
  • Bilanz/Balance, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
  • Collections pour une region, CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
  • Krieg, Liebe, Geld [Money, Love, War]: Katharina Fritsch, Michel van Ofen, Jeff Wall, Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
  • Australian Biennial, Art Gallery of New South Wales and Pier 2/3, Walsh Bay, Sydney, Australia; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia
  • Rosc '88, The Guinness Hop Store and The Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin, Ireland
  • Presi Per Incantamento: L'Immagine Fotografica nelle Nuove Tendenze Internazionali, Padiglione d'Arte
  • Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
  • A l'Hôtel de la Region, Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain de Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France
  • Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1988-87

  • Zeitgeschichten/Blow-up, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany; Haus am Waldsee, Berlin,
  • Germany; Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany; Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany;
  • Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

1988-85

  • Louis XIV Tanzt/Lous XIV Dances, Galerie der Künstler, Munich, Germany; Vereinkunsthalle, Zurich, Switzerland; Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain Rhône Alpes, St. Etienne, France

1987

  • L'Epoque, la mode, la morale, la passion: Aspects de l'art d'aujourd'hui, 1977-1987, Musée National d’Art
  • Moderne-Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Documenta 8, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
  • Theatergarten Bestiarium, Künstlerwerkstatt, Munich, Germany
  • Nightfire, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1986

  • Making History: Recent Art of the Pacific West, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Prospect 86, Frankfurter Kunstverein and Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Focus: Kanadische Kunst 1960-85, Art Cologne, Rheinhallen Messegeländ, Cologne, Germany

1985

  • Rodney Graham, Ken Lum, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, 49th Parallel Center for Contemporary Canadian Art, New York, NY
  • Visual Facts: Photography and Video by Eight Artists in Canada, Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland; Graves
  • Art Gallery, Sheffield, England; Canada House Cultural Centre Gallery, London, England
  • La Nouvelle Biennale de Paris, Grand Halle du Parc de la Villette, Paris, France
  • Subjects and Subject Matter, London Regional Art Gallery, London, Ontario; The Art Gallery at Harbourfront, Toronto, Ontario
  • Laurentian University Museum and Arts Centre, Sudbury, Ontario

1985

  • Aurora Borealis, Centre International d'Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Quebec
  • Günther Förg & Jeff Wall: Photoworks, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • Cover/Doppelgänger, Aorta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1985-84

  • Difference: On Representation and Sexuality, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, New York; The
  • Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois; Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England; The List Visual Arts
  • Center, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts

1984

  • A Different Climate: Aspects of Beauty in Contemporary Art, Städtisches Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
  • Poco Rococo, Coquitlam Centre Mall, Port Coquitlam, British Columbia

1982

  • Documenta 7, Museum Fridericanium, Kassel, Germany

1981

  • Westkunst: Zeitgenössische Kunst seit 1939, Rheinhallen Messegëlande, Cologne, Germany
  • Directions 1981, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Sarah Campbell Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

1980

  • Pluralities 1980, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
  • Cibachrome, Photo Gallery, National Film Board of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario

1973

  • Pacific Vibrations, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

1971

  • 45° 30' N - 73° 36' W, Sir George Williams University and the Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, Quebec
  • Ecological Art, Bad Salzdetfurth, Germany
  • New Art, Prague, Czechoslavakia
  • Collage Show, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia

1970

  • Information, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • Art in the Mind, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
  • Four Artists: Tom Burrows, Duane Lunden, Jeff Wall, Ian Wallace, Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver

1970-69

  • 557,087, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia

1969

  • Photo Show, S.U.B. Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia