Jan Mot

Ian Wilson
1940 - 2020

Exhibitions and Discussions (selection)

2020
Perfect, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
Not in So Many Words, Kröller Müller Museum, Otterlo (NL)
Out of Order. Works From The Haubrok Collection, Part 2, Neues Museum Nürnberg, Nürnberg (DE)
I am before, I am almost, I am never, Contemporary Art Center Parc Saint-Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux (FR)

2019
Harbinger II: Subtle Collisions, Gent University Botanical Garden, Gent (BE)
Ian Wilson, Jan Mot, Brussels 
Points de Rencontres, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Présences voyageuses, FRAC Lorraine, Metz (FR) 

2018
Time extended / 1964-1978. Works and Documents from the Herbert Foundation. Part III, Herbert Foundation, Gent (BE)
Bandes à part, Le Musée régional d'art contemporain, Sérignan (FR)
Talk Show Festival, La Panacée, Montpellier (FR)
The Transported Man, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing (US)

2017
FAHRBEREITSCHAFT, Haubrok Foundation, Berlin
The Transported Man, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing (US)
Modus Operandi, Societé, Brussels
Du verbe à la communication. La collection de Josée et Marc Gensollen, Carré d'Art, Musée d'art contemporain, Nîmes (FR)
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute / A Discussion, Tate Modern, London, 16 May 
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute / A Discussion, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, 14 May 
Ian Wilson, KW Berlin (solo)
Ian Wilson, Taro Nasu, Tokyo (solo)

2016
Du verbe à la communication. La collection de Josée et Marc Gensollen, Carré d'Art, Musée d'art contemporain, Nîmes (FR)
Daniel Buren. A Fresco, Bozar, Brussels

2015
A Fragile But Marvelous Life, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (US)
Hotel Theory, REDCAT, Los Angeles (US)
Manon de Boer - Joachim Koester - Ian Wilson, Jan Mot, Brussels
ArtZuid, Amsterdam
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute / A Discussion, P420, Bologna (IT), 12 May
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute / A Discussion, Jan Mot, Brussels, 9 May
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute / Discussions, Dia:Beacon, Beacon, 4 April (US) 

2014
Yokohama Triennale 2014, Yokohama Museum of Art / Shinko Pier, Yokohama (JP)
Sapporo International Art Festival 2014, Sapporo (JP)
DER LEONE HAVE SEPT CABEÇAS, CRAC Alsace, Altkirch (FR)
3rd Biennale of Bahia (BR)
The Distance Between You And Me, Haubrok Foundation, Berlin
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute / Discussions, Dia:Beacon, Beacon, 15 March (US)
Flatland. A Plateau of Sculptures, Mamco, Geneva (CH)

2013
There Will Never Be Silence: Scoring John Cage's 4'33, Museum of Modern Art, New York City (US)
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute / Discussions, Dia:Chelsea, New York City, 16 November (US)
Statements, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute, Discussions, Jan Mot, Brussels, 7, 8 May
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, 4 May (AT)
Grazer Kunstverein, Graz (AT) (certificate of the discussion presented permanently at the Grazer Kunstverein)
Art Institute Chicago, Chicago (US)
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute / Discussions, DIA:BEACON, Beacon,16 March, 20 April (US)
Statements, Jan Mot, Mexico City

2012
Materializing Six Years: Lucy R. Lippard and the Emergence of Conceptual Art, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn (US)
Discussion, Villa Reale, Milano (IT)
Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute in Art, Jan Mot, Brussels, 27, 28 March
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute, DIA BEACON, Beacon, 7 April (US)
Positions on Conceptual Art, Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich (DE)

2011
The Pure Awareness of the Absolute / Discussions, Dia: Beacon, New York (US) (Discussions)
People and Time, Jan Mot, Brussels
Geste serpentine et autres prophéties, FRAC Lorraine, Metz (FR)
The Passenger, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam
Underwood, Galerie 1900-2000, Paris
Le moins du monde, 49 nord 6 est - FRAC Lorraine, Metz (FR)

2010
Habiter poétiquement, Musée d’art moderne Lille Métropole, Lille (FR)
Art Unlimited, Art 41 Basel, Basel (CH) 
A l’ombre d’un doute, FRAC Lorraine, Metz (FR)
Play Van Abbe – Part 2: Time Machines: Inbetween Minimalisms, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)

2009
Discussioni individuali, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia (IT) (solo)
Ian Wilson, Kunstverein, Amsterdam (solo) 
Dans l’abîme du Temps, Oeuvres des collections du Frac Lorraine, Musée départemental d’art ancien et contemporain, Epinal (FR)
Quelque chose du temps, Frac Lorraine, Centre de Détention, Toul (FR)
Collected Things Connected, Haubrokshows, Berlin 
Mario Garcia Torres, Ian Wilson, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
MAMCO, Geneva (CH) (Discussion)
Play Van Abbe, Repetition: Summer Display 1983, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)

2008
This Is Not a Void, Galerie Luisa Strina, Sao Paulo (BR)
Plug In #47, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
Peripherical Vision and Collective Body, Museion, Bolzano (IT)
One Early Sculpture, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
Time Pieces, Jan Mot, Brussels

2007
In the Stream of Life, Bétonsalon, Paris 
A Discussion / Ian Wilson At Yvon Lambert New York, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York 
Before the End, L’Usine, Dijon (FR)
A Theatre Without Theatre, Museu Berardi, Lisboa
A Theatre Without Theatre, MACBA, Barcelona (ES)
A Spoken Word Exhibition, Swiss Institute, New York 
Art 38 Basel, Jan Mot, Basel (CH)
Art & Language. Stephanie Brooks, Helen Mirra and Ian Wilson, Peter Blum Chelsea, New York

2006
Programme, Jan Mot, Brussels
A Discussion / Ian Wilson at Jan Mot, Jan Mot Brussels, 30 September
Public Space / Two Audiences. Works and Documents from the Herbert Collection, MACBA, Barcelona (ES)
Inventory. Works from the Herbert Collection, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz (AT)
The Known and the Unknown, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen 
EindhovenIstanbul, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)

2005
There Was a Discussion. EA C, Expat-art Centre, Bizart, Shanghai
MNAM, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, 26 October
Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, London, 23 October 
Jan Mot, Frieze Art Fair, London
A Discussion / Ian Wilson, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, 19 May (DE)
A discussion with Ian Wilson, ZKM, Karlsruhe, 25 May (DE)
Galerie Meyer-Riegger, Karlsruhe (solo) (DE)
Today is Just a Copy of Yesterday, Jan Mot, Brussels
Strictement confidentiel. A partir de la collection de Marc et Josée Gensollen, Centre d’Art, Vassivière (FR)

2004
Two Works, Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)
Ian Wilson will be at the Jan Mot Gallery for discussions, Jan Mot, Brussels, 4, 5 June
Expat-art Centre, ICA, London
Don’t expect anything. Robert Barry, Tino Sehgal, Ian Wilson, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia (cat.) (IT)
Mamco, Genève (CH)

2003
Les années 70
, CAPC Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux (FR) (cat.)

2002
Ian Wilson. Discussions of the Absolute
, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 19 April
Conceptual Art in the Netherlands and Belgium, 1965-1975, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (cat.)
One Early Sculpture, Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels (solo)

2001
Ian Wilson: Discussions of the Absolute
, Hallen für Neue Kunst, Schaffhausen, 11 February (CH)
Ian Wilson. Works from 1966 to 2001, Peter Blum Gallery, New York (with Robert Ryman) 
Discussions of the Absolute, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, 26 April (US)
Ian Wilson and Robert Ryman, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, 5 April (US)

2000
Nothing in the Main Hall, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland (UK)
Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Rooseum-Centre for Contemporary Art, Malmö (cat.) (SE)
Ian Wilson. Discussions of the Absolute, Kunsthalle Basel, 25 June (organisation Galerie Mot & Van den Boogaard) (CH)
Ian Wilson. Discussions of the Absolute, Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Genève, 29 February (CH)
Many Colored Objects Placed Side by Side to Form a Row of Many Colored Objects, Works From the Collection of Annick and Anton Herbert, Casino Luxembourg, Forum d'Art Contemporain, (LU) (cat.)

1999
Ian Wilson. Discussions of the Absolute, Gensollen, Marseille, 13 May (FR)
Ian Wilson. Discussions of the Absolute, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, 9 May (organisation Galerie Mot & Van den Boogaard)

1998
Ian Wilson, Galerie Mot & Van den Boogaard, Brussels (solo)

1996
Perfect
, Galerie Mot & Van den Boogaard, Brussels
Robert Ryman + Ian Wilson, Genesta, London (cat.)
1965-1975: Reconsidering the Object of Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (cat.) (US)

1990
Feux Pâles
, Musée d’art contemporain Entrepôt, Bordeaux (cat.)

1989
L'art conceptuel, une perspective, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (cat.)

1986
That Which is Both Known and Unknown: A Discussion With Ian Wilson, (on the occasion of the printing of sections 35 and 36), Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 15 June (NL)
A Discussion with Ian Wilson, Galerie Maeght Lelong, New York, 10 April

1985
At 1 P.M., 13th January 1985, Ian Wilson will be at the Van Abbemuseum for a discussion, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)

1984
Works of Conceptual Art from the Collection of David Bellman, Or Gallery, Vancouver (CA)

1983
At 20.00 P.M. 3rd June 1983, Ian Wilson will be at the Van Abbemuseum for a discussion, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
David Bellman Gallery, Toronto, 21 May (CA)

1982
At 20.00 P.M., Tuesday 22nd June 1982, Ian Wilson will be at the Van Abbemuseum for a discussion, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
At 20.00 P.M., 11th May 1981, Ian Wilson will be at the Van Abbemuseum for a discussion, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
Une discussion avec Ian Wilson, Musée National d'Art Moderne (Centre Pompidou), Salon Kandinsky, Paris, 4 May

 
1980
At 16.00 P.M., June 28th 1980, Ian Wilson will be at the Van Abbemuseum for a discussion, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)

1979
Une depositiën d’artistes invité par Ian Wilson (lui-même y compris) brooste et organisée par Michel Claura, 92, rue Saint-Lazare, Paris, 1-30 June
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf, 15, 16, 17 May (Discussions) (DE)
On the 28th and the 29th of May 1979, Ian Wilson will be in the gallery for discussion from 2 PM to 6 PM, Michele Lachowsky, Brussels
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 12, 13 May (Discussions) (NL)
IAN WILSON sera présent à la galerie pour des discussions, Liliane & Michel Durand–Dessert, Paris, 3, 4, 5 May 

1978
On March 18, 1978 – at 20H, Ian Wilson will be at the Galerie Vega, for Discussion, Galerie Vega, Neupre (Plainevaux) (BE)
March 15, 16 and 17, 1978, Ian Wilson will be in Eindhoven for Discussion, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
March 11, 12 and 13, 1978, Ian Wilson will be in Basel for Discussion, Rolf Preisig, Basel (CH)
Villa Seurat, Paris, 29, 30, 31 March (Discussion)
Ian Wilson Will Be at the Rüdiger Schöttle Gallery for Discussion, 8, 9, 10 March (DE)

1977
Discussion between Massimo Minini and Ian Wilson
, Banco, Brescia (IT), 29 April, 16 May
Ian Wilson Will Present Plato's Epistemology of The Parmenides, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 28 April (Discussion) (NL)
N.Y.U., New York (Discussion)

1976
John Weber Gallery, New York, 1, 2, 3 June (Discussions)
May 2nd through 4th 1976 Ian Wilson will be in Basel for discussion, Rolf Preisig, Basel (CH)
At 8.30 P.M., April 27th 1976, Ian Wilson will be at the Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, for discussion, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
Maison des centraux, Paris, 10 May (Discussion)

1975
John Weber Gallery, New York, 18 March (Discussion)
Gian Enzo Sperone, New York, 20 March (Discussion)
ICA, London, 10 February (Discussion)
Daniel Buren, Robert Ryman, Ian Wilson, Galerie MTL, Brussels
Galerie M.T.L., Brussels, 28 March (Discussion)

1974
Contemporanea
, Parcheggio di Villa Borghese, Rome, Art Section (cat.)
On the 20th of September 1974 Ian Wilson will be present for discussion from 7p.m. to 10p.m., Rolf Preisig, Basel (CH)
On the 10th of September 1974 Ian Wilson will be in the Cusack Gallery for discussiant from 5 P.M to 8 P.M., Houston, Texas (US)
New York University, 9 May (organized by Robert Ryman) (Discussion)
New York University, 5 May (organized by Robert Ryman) (Discussion)
New York University, 8 April (organized by Robert Ryman) (Discussion)
Le 4 Avril 1974, à 20 heures précises, 16-18 rue Littré, Paris, Ian Wilson sera présent pour un entretien dont le sujet sera lu par Michel Claura, Paris
Jack Wendler Gallery, London, 26 March (Discussion)
John Weber Gallery, New York, 29 May (Discussion)

1973
Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle (BE)
Galleria Toselli, Milan, 30 March (IT)
Jack Wendler Gallery, London, 26 March (Discussion)

1972
John Weber Gallery, New York, 29 November (Discussion)
Can Something be  “Made” Clear?, John Weber Gallery, New York, 25 May
Le mercredi 28 mars, Ian Wilson discutera un sujet dont le thème sera annoncé dans la Galerie M.T.L., Galerie M.T.L., Brussels 
Das Konzept ist die Form, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster (DE), 25 March 
Galleria Toselli, Milan (IT), 2 February (Discussion)
Ian Wilson ist da!, Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf (DE), 25, 26, 27 January

1971
Arte de Sistemas, Centro de Arte y Communication, Buenos Aires (AR) (cat.)
The Boardwalk Show, Protech-Rivkin, Washington D.C.
At the moment, Doorway-Hall, Zagreb (poster-catalogue)
John Weber Gallery, New York, 20 November (Discussion)
California Institute for the Arts, Los Angeles (US)

1970
Café de la Monnaie, Paris, 1 December (Discussion)
Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (DE), 15, 16 November (Discussions)
Galerie Konrad Fischer, Dusseldorf (DE), 13-17 November (Discussions)
18 PARIS IV 1970, rue Mouffetard 66, Paris (cat.)
Robert Barry presents a Work by Ian Wilson, The work: Ian Wilson, Bronx, New York
One month, Seth Siegelaub (organizer), New York
Krefeld (DE), 14 November (Discussion)
Köln (DE), 13 November (Discussion)
Information, The Museum of Modern Art, New York (cat.)
Language IV, Dwan Gallery, New York 
Conceptual Art and Conceptual Aspects, The New York Cultural Center, New York, in association with Fairleigh Dickinson University, Madison, New Jersey (US) (cat.)
Albergo Rosa, Milano (IT), 12 February (organized by Michel Claura) (Discussion)
Nigel Greenwood, London (organized by David Lamelas)
Museum of Modern Art, New York (curator Kynaston McShine)
Ian Wilson, Jack Wendler Gallery, London, 7-14 January
ICA, London (Discussion)

1969
557,087
, Seattle Art Museum Pavilion (US), and traveled as 995,000 to Vancouver (CA) (organized by Lucy Lippard)(cat.)
Art Gallery, University of British Columbia (CA) (cat.)
Number 7, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York 
One month / March 1969, Various locations throughout the world; each artist an assigned day, 31 March (cat.) (organized by Seth Siegelaub)
Konzeption - Conception, Städtisches Museum, Leverkusen (DE), 19 March  
Time: A Pannel Discussion, The New York Shakespeare Theater, for the Benefit of the Student Mobilization Committee to End the War in Vietnam, 17 March (organized by Seth Siegelaub)

1968
There was a discussion, in New York in 1968, on the idea of time, Bykert Gallery, New York


Catalogue raisonné

Christiane Berndes, Charles Esche, Jan Mot (eds.), Ian Wilson The Discussions, Van Abbemuseum / MACBA / Mamco, Eindhoven / Barcelona / Geneva, 2008