Mungo Thomson

Mungo Thomson

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CalArts Campus


Paul Brach Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Mungo Thomson works in sound, film, sculpture, photography and publication. He has had solo exhibitions, projects and performances at The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA; The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada; The High Line, New York, USA; Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA; The Times Museum, Guangzhou, China; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA; The Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France; and GAMeC, Bergamo, Italy, among others. His work was included in Pacific Standard Time, Los Angeles, USA; the 12th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey; the 2008 Whitney Biennial, New York, USA; PERFORMA 01, New York, USA; and 9th Biennial of the Moving Image, Geneva, Switzerland.

Current and recent group exhibitions include those at The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA; JOAN, Los Angeles, USA; The Jewish Museum, New York, USA; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA; Marres, Maastricjht, The Netherlands; and Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico. Thomson’s work is held in the collections of The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA; the Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C., USA; The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris, France, among others. He has published numerous artist books, most recently Crickets with JRP|Ringier and The Big Book with Kadist Art Foundation. He is based in Los Angeles.