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This biography from the Archives of AskART:
A painter and photographer, William Wegman is among the earliest video artists, and is known for his humorous videos of his Wiemeraner dog.

He was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts on December 2, 1943 and studied in Boston at the Massachusetts College of Art and the University of Illinois at Urbana, where he earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree. He taught at the University of Wisconsin from 1968 to 1970 and then taught at the University of Long Beach in California, where he became active with a group of video artists.
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The following is from the Bulletin Board of AskART.

William Wegman was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, in 1943. As a young boy Wegman was always fascinated with art. One year he received a Polaroid camera for his birthday which began his fascination with photography. He graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, in 1965 with a BFA in painting, then enrolled in the Masters painting and printmaking program at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, receiving a Masters of Fine Arts degree in 1967.

After teaching at various universities, Wegman found that his interests in areas beyond painting led him to photography and video. In 1970, while living in Long Beach, California, Wegman got his first Weimaraner. Naming this dog, Man Ray, Wegman made him the main figure in his videos and most enduring photographs for the next 12 years, even including a "Man of the Year" award from the New York City newspaper the Village Voice. 1970 was also the year Wegman made his first video, "Spit Screen".

In 1972, Wegman and Man Ray moved to New York. In 1986, a new dog, Fay Ray, came into Wegman's life, and with Fay Ray another famous collaboration began, marked by Wegman's use of the Polaroid 20 x 24 camera. With the birth of Fay's litter in 1989 and her daughter's litter in 1995, Wegman's cast grew.

Wegman has received numerous awards and grants from some of the most prestigious art institutions of the country. He has also had his works exhibited in museums and galleries internationally, including the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., The Whitney Museum of Art in New York, F.R.A.C. Limousine in France, and The Museum of Natural Art in New York.

His most recent exhibitions have gone to Japan, Sweden, and the Orange County Museum of Art in California. Recently he has turned in film and video works for the cable channel Nickelodeon, as well as the television show Saturday Night Live. Wegman also has regularly created work for Sesame Street on PBS.

His most recent film 1996's "The Hardly Boys in Hardly Gold" was screened for the first time at that year's Sundance Film Festival. The film starred his dogs, of course, including the newest addition to the family, Chip. Wegman's most recent video, "Mother Goose" was presented in 1998. His other works include the books, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, ABC, 123, Circle Triangle Square, Farm Days and Mother Goose (all Hyperion), and the videos Alphabet Soup, Fay's Twelve Days of Christmas.

This biography from the Archives of AskART:
The following information is from a New York Times review by Robert Smith of a 2006 Wegman retrospective at the Brooklyn Museum.


Smith wrote:  "So let this be said: dogs or no dogs, Mr. Wegman is one of the most important artists to emerge from the heady experiments of the 1970s."  The works in the exhibit "anoint him as the most accessible and, in his own way, richly human of all Conceptual artists. . . For most of his career---longer that that of most artists his age---Mr. Wegman, 62, has fearlessly tolerated looking silly, consequential or sentimental while making his art with whatever, or whoever, happened to be handy, starting with himself."

Included in the exhibition titled "William Wegman: Funney/Strange" were videos, posed photographs, drawings with humourous captions such as Toddler Holds Couple Hostage, lightly painted abstract-expressionist paintings and "postcard-painted panoramas".

Among Wegman's influences are Bob and Ray, the radio comedians; Surrealists such as Man Ray;  and commercial television with its ads for appliances, cars, etc. 

Wegman was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts and showed early art talent.  He graduated from the University of Illinois and then was a teacher for three years at the University of Wisconsin.   At that time, his specialty was installation art.  Wanting to pursue his own studio projects, especially photography and video, he quit teaching, and in 1970 moved to Los Angeles.   There he associated with Ed Burscha, Bruce Nauman and John Baldassari "who were not without wit themselves."  

Wegman also made a name for himself by injecting humor into video art, which included himself posing in his underpants and carrying a purse, posing as a door-to-door salesman, and crawling on all fours with milk dribbling out of his mouth.   His best-known videos became those he did with Man Ray, who appeared in the milk crawling scene as the replacement for an exiting Wegman, and who finally hits his nose with a thud on the camera, which causes everything to go blank.  "This video fulfuills the first rule of classic humor:  it is funny every time you see it."  Wegman also did art photography with Man Ray, who died in 1982.

Two years earlier, Wegman began his dog subjects, first taking large color Polaroid shots in a variety of poses of his aging dog, a Weimaraner.   This was the beginning of what became his signature work.

Biography from Vered Gallery:
William Wegman was born in Holyoke, Massachusetts, in 1943.  He graduated from the Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, in 1965 with a BFA in painting, then enrolled in the Masters painting and printmaking program at the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana, receiving an MFA in 1967.  After teaching at various universities, Wegman’s interests in areas beyond painting ultimately led him to photography and the infant medium of video.

While living in Long Beach, California, Wegman acquired Man Ray, the dog with whom he began a fruitful twelve-year collaboration.  Man Ray became a central figure in Wegman’s photography and videos, known in the art world and beyond for his endearing deadpan presence.  In 1972, Wegman and Man Ray moved to New York.  In 1986, a new dog, Fay Ray, came into Wegman’s life, and soon thereafter another famous collaboration began, marked by Wegman’s use of the Polaroid 20 x 24 camera.  With the birth of Fay’s litter in 1989 and her daughter’s litter in 1995, Wegman’s cast grew.  His photographs, videos, paintings, and drawings have been exhibited in museums and galleries internationally.

A retrospective of Wegman’s work traveled to museums throughout Europe and the United States, including the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York.  His most recent exhibitions have gone to Japan, Sweden, and the Orange County Museum of Art in California.  Wegman lives in New York and Maine.

Wegman’s works are in the following selected public collections:
 Albright Knox Art Gallery; Australian National Gallery, Canberra; Brooklyn Museum of Art; Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh/Carnegie; F.R.A.C. Limousin, Limoges, France;  Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Kunstaus, Zurich;  Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston TX; Museum of Modern Art, NY;  De Menil Collection, Houston; Newport Harbor Museum, California; Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art;  Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis; Stuart Collection, Univ. of California, San Diego;  Walker Art Center;  and  Whitney Museum of American Art;

Education:
1965 B.F.A., Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
1967 M.F.A., University of Illinois, Champaign Urbana
 
Awards and Grants:
1999 New York Foundation for the Arts Honor
1999 Bailey House Key Honor
1986 Guggenheim Fellowship
1985 National Endowment for the Arts
1979 Creative Artists Public Service (video)
1976 National Endowment for the Arts
1975 Guggenheim Fellowship
 
Solo Exhibitions:
2007
Collection of C-prints, Senior and Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY
Video Installation, Madison Square Park, New York, NY
Funney/Strange, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Funney / Strange, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
2006
William Wegman: Funney/Strange, Organized by the Addison Gallery of American Art, Phillips Academy, Andover, Massachusetts; traveling to: Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
William Wegman, Imago Gallery, Palm Desert, CA
New & Improved (1974 - 2006), Sperone Westwater, New York
William Wegman, Senior & Shopmaker, New York
2005
William Wegman, Galerie Stephen Hoffman, Munich, Germany
Man’s Best Friend: Photographs and Videos, Lisa Sette Gallery, Scottsdale, AZ
Strange But True, Hudson Guild, New York, NY
2004
William Wegman, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
William Wegman, Recent Paintings, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
Recent Polaroids, Galerie Bugdahn and Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany
2003
William Wegman, Charlotte Lund Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
William Wegman, Recent Polaroids, Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA
William Wegman, Centro Jose Guerrero, Diputacion de Granada, Spain (cat.)
William Wegman, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York
William Wegman, Winston Wacter, Seattle, WA.
William Wegman, Galleria Cardi & Co, Milan, Italy
William Wegman, VB-valokuvakeskus photographic centre, Kuopio, Finland
William Wegman, Recent Polaroids, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
William Wegman, New Pigment Prints, David Adamson Gallery, Washington DC
William Wegman, Paintings, Sperone Westwater, New York
William Wegman, Reading Two Books, Pace/Macgill Gallery, New York
2002
William Wegman in the 59th Minute: Video Art on the Times Square Astrovision, Creative Time and Panasonic, New York
William Wegman: Indian in the Refrigerator and other printed works, Printed Matter, New York
William Wegman, Recent Work, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
William Wegman, Roman Zenner, Stuttgart, Germany (cat.)
William Wegman: Fashion Photographs…and More: Works on Paper and Video, 1970 to 2001, The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
William Wegman; Early Video / Recent Video, New Drawings / Earlier Paintings;, Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Photo + Drawing + Video = William Wegman, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC
William Wegman, Savage, Portland, OR
William Wegman: Early Drawings / Early Video, Recent Drawings / Recent Video, Gorney, Bravin & Lee, New York, NY
2001
William Wegman: Fashion Photographs, Speed Art Museum; Louisville, Kentucky
William Wegman: A Brief Survey of Earlier Work, Speed Museum, Louisville, KY
Fashion Photographs by William Wegman, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, MA
William Wegman: Early Works, Patrick & Beatrice Haggerty Museum Marquette University, Milwaukee, WI
2000
Pillsbury Peters Gallery, Dallas, TX
William Wegman, The Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA
William Wegman: Photography, Video, Drawing and Painting, 1970 - 2000
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
William Wegman: The McKinney Ave Contemporary; Dallas, Texas
Canis Ecclesiorum: The Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York
William Wegman: Photography, Video, Drawing and Painting, 1970 - 2000
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia
William Wegman: Fashion Photographs, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia
Once Upon a Time: Contemporary Art for Children for Childrens Books, Cleveland
Center of Contemporary Art; Cleveland
William Wegman, Patrick De Brock Gallery, Belgium
1999
Art in the News, The Tampa Tribune, Tampa, FL
SOMA Gallery, La Jolla, CA
William Wegman: Drawing, Video Painting, Photography, Williams
College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
Return of the Weimaraner, ACC Gallery Weimar, Germany
William Wegman, Durant-Dessert Gallery, Paris, France
William Wegman: Fashion Photographs, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama
David Floria Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
David Adamson Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1998
William Wegman, Rooseum, Malmo, Sweden (cat.); Museet for Fotokunst,
Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense C, Denmark; Kiasma, Nykyaiteen Museo, Finland
William Wegman, PaceWildensteinMacGill, New York
William Wegman, PaceWildensteinMacGill, Los Angeles
Saks Project Art, Saks Fifth Avenue, New York
William Wegman, Recent Work, Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas
Strange But True, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston and Springfield Museum, Springfield, MA
1997
William Wegman: Fay’s Fairy Tales, Musee d’art Contemporain de Montreal, Canada
William Wegman, Isetan Museum of Art, Tokyo, Japan; Museum “EKI,” Kyoto, Japan (cat.)
William Wegman: Drawings 1973-1997, Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain Limousin, Limoges, France
Lost and Found, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Gallery Art Point, Tokyo
Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid, Spain
Six Scenic Scenes, The Atlantic City Convention Center, Atlantic City, NJ
William Wegman Lost and Found, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Jay Gorney Gallery, New York
1996
William Wegman: Paintings, Drawing, Photographs, Videotapes, The Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art, St. Joseph, MO; Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID; Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA; San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA; Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR; Austin Museum of Art, TX; The Tennessee State Museum, Nashville, TN; Leigh Yawkey Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI; Quincy Art Center, Quincy, IL ; Art Center of Battle Creek, MI (traveling 1996-1999)
William Wegman, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles, France
Galleri Larsen, Stockholm, Sweden, Ehlers Caudill Gallery, Chicago
William Wegman, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, AL
Fay, New York, April 1994, Photokina 96, Leverkusen, Germany, Texas Gallery, Houston
1995
A William Wegman Primer: Shapes, Numbers and Alphabet, George Eastman House: International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
William Wegman: Photographs, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
Weimar den Weimaranern, ACC Galerie Weimar, Germany, (cat.)
Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas
PaceWildenstein/MacGill, Los Angeles
Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
Anderson Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pa
Kristina Wasserman Gallery, Providence, RI
Campbell Contemporary Art Museum, Fort Worth, TX
David Adamson Gallery, Washington, DC
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
1994
Lisa Sette Gallery, Phoenix
Edition Julie Sylvester, New York
William Wegman, Art Metropole, Toronto, Canada
Hamiltons, London
McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington D.C.
Linda Cathcart Gallery, Los Angeles
1993
William Wegman’s Cinderella, Museum of Modern Art, New York
William Wegman: Out of Doors, Atlantic Center for the Arts, New Smyrna Beach, FL
William Wegman, Museo de Monterrey, Mexico (cat.)
Fay’s Fairy Tales: William Wegman’s Cinderella and Little Red Riding Hood, The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore; The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth; Ansel Adams Center for Photography, San Francisco; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Pace/MacGill Gallery
New York Galerie Durand-Dessert, Paris
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
1992
Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich
William Wegman: Field Guide to North America, Athenaeum Music & Arts Library, La Jolla, CA
William Wegman Paintings and Drawings John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
Linda Cathcart Gallery, Los Angeles
Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York (cat.)
1991
Outdoor Photographs, Neuberger Museum, State University of New York at Purchase, Purchase, NY
William Wegman: Photographic Works 1969-76, Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain Limousin, Limoges, France (cat.)
1990
Linda Cathcart Gallery, Los Angeles
The History of Travel, The Taft Museum, Cincinnati; The Butler Institute, Youngstown, OH (cat.)
Galerie 36, Lucerne
Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York
William Wegman: Paintings, Drawings, Photographs,Videotapes, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne; ICA, London; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Frankfurt Kunstverein, Frankfurt; Centre Pompidou, Paris; ICA, Boston; Ringling Museum, Sarasota, FL; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (cat.)
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles
Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
1989
William Wegman, Maison de la Culture et de la Communication de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France (cat.)
Galerie Durand-Dessert, Paris
1988
La Jolla Vista View, The Stuart Collection, University of San Diego, La Jolla, CA
Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
William Wegman: Polaroids and Videos, San Francisco Museum of
Modern Art, San Francisco
Thomas Soloman’s Garage, Los Angeles
William Wegman New Paintings Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Dart Gallery, Chicago
William Wegman, Photographs, G.H. Dalsheimer Gallery, Baltimore, MD
William Wegman, Man Ray Commemorative Prints, Solo Gallery, New York
1987
McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, D.C
1986
William Wegman: Color Photographs, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland
Improved Photographs, Daniel Wolf Gallery, New York
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
1985
Instant Miami, Lowe Museum of Art, Miami
1984
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
1983
Local Boy Makes Good, Fine Arts Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
William Wegman: Videoworks, Institute of Contemporary Art at the Virginia Museum, Richmond
Wegman’s Photographs from the Ed Ruscha Collection and Wegman’s Videotapes: Survey, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
$19.84, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY (cat.)
Texas Gallery, Houston
1982
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
McIntosh/Drysdale Gallery, Washington, D.C.
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles
Dart Gallery, Chicago
Locus Solus, Geonoa, Italy
Wegman’s World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; The Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth; De Cordova & Dana Museum & Park, Lincoln, MA; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati; The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA (cat.)
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
1980
William Wegman: Selected Works 1970-79, University of Colorado Art Galleries, Boulder; Aspen Center for Visual Arts, Aspen, Colorado
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
1979
Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, England
Texas Gallery, Houston
Konrad Fischer Gallery, Dusseldorf
1978
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles
1977
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
1976
The Kitchen, New York
1975
Mayor Gallery, London
Konrad Fischer Gallery, Dusseldorf
1974
112 Greene Street, New York
Galleria Toselli, Milan
Texas Gallery, Houston
1973
Galerie Sonnabend, Paris
Texas Gallery, Houston
Francoise Lambert and Claire Copley Gallery, Los Angeles
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
1972
Sonnabend Gallery, New York
Konrad Fischer Gallery, Dusseldorf
Situation Gallery, London
1971
Pomona College of Art, Pomona, CA (cat.)
Galerie Sonnabend, Paris
Group Exhibitions
2008
Something New, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas
2007
Summer in the City ‘07, Galerie Wouter van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Deep Comedy, Marfa Ballroom, Marfa, TX
From Close to Home: Recent Acquisitions of Los Angeles Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
2006
The Early Show: Video from 1969-1979, The Bertha and Karl Leubsdorf Art Gallery at Hunter College, New York, NY
2005
Looking at Words, The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Des deux cotes du Rhin, Museum Ludwig, Koln (cat.)
Variety, De La Warr Pavillion, East Sussex, England
ART = VIE = JEU, Frac Nord- Pas de Calais, France
The Space Between, Mixed Greens, New York, NY
Post No Bills, curated by Matthew Higgs, White Columns
Un Art de Lecteurs, Universite Rennes 2, France
2004
5th Anniversary Exhibition, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
100 Artists See God, Independent Curators International, curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston, traveling-2006 (cat.)
Brainstorming, topographie de la morale, Centre d’Arte Contemporain de Vassiviere en Limousin, Limousin, France
Behind the Facts: Interfunktionen, 1968-1975, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain
2003
The Last Picture Show: Artists Using Photography, 1960-1982, Walker Art Center, MN, travelling (cat.)
Art, Lies, and Videotape: Exposing Performance, The Tate Liverpool, England
Looking at Photographs: 125 Masterpieces from the Museum of Modern Art, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Flip, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
Pour l’Amour des Chiens, Savannah College of Art and Design, Paris, France
Living with Duchamp, The Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
A Dog’s Life, Images from Dürer to Wegman, Davison Art Center, Weslyan University, Middletown, CT
On the Wall: Wallpaper and Tableau, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA
Video Acts, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
On the Wall: Wallpaper by Contemporary Artists, The RISD Museum, Providence, RI
2002
Corps Sublimes, Durand-Dessert, Paris, France
Art Inside Out, The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, New York
Mütter Museum Photographs, Ricco/Maresca Gallery, New York
Playground, Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art
Constellation, Center for Photography at Woodstock, NY
Equivoques, Figures du corps en action, Grandes Galeries –Aitre Saint-Maclou, Ecole Régionale Des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, France
Past, Present, Future, Center for Contemporary Art, Rockport, Maine
Naked (sic) in the Landscape, Pace/Macgill Gallery, New York
From Pop to Now: Selections from the Sonnabend Collection, The Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY
The First Decade: Video from the EAI Archives, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Outer & Inner Space: Video, Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, VA
2001
Coupe-colle vol.2, Frac Limousin, Les Cooperateurs, Limonges, France
Azerty, Centre George Pompidou, Paris, France
Bugs, Bugs, Bugs, Bugs….,Pace Prints, New York
A Private Reading, The Book as Image and Object, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York
Televisions, Kunsthalle Wein, Vienna, Austria
It Makes Me Sick, Longwood Arts Project, New York
2000
Is Seeing Believing? The Real, The Surreal, The Unreal in Contemporary Photography, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
Summer Readings Show, Pace, New York
Jl Contratto del Disegnatore (with Raymond Pettibon, Alessandro Pessoli and Chris Hammerlein), In Arco, Torino, Italy.
1999
The American Century, 1950-2000, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Double-vie, Double-vue, Durand-Dessert, Ville de Deippe, France
Attention, Art: Concept, Paris, France
Art at Work: Forty Years of The Chase Manhattan Collection, Museum of Fine Arts and the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Contemporary Art in Pasadena: 1960-1974, The Armory Center for the Arts, Williamson Gallery at Art Center College of Design and the Norton Simon Museum of Art
1998
The Unreal Person: Portraiture in the Digital Age, Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA
Great Buys: Recent Acquisitions from the Permanent Collection, DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA
Wild Things - Artist’ Views of the Animal World, John Berggruen Gallery,
San Francisco
1997
Finders/Keepers, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX
Water, PaceWildenstienMacGill, New York
Nam June Paik, William Wegman, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York
Image, Lance Fung Gallery, New York
FACE="Palatino, Courier New">1996 Comme un Oiseau, Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain, Paris, (cat.)
Double vie double vue, Fondation Cartier pour l’art Contemporain, Paris, (cat.)
L’Art au Corps, MAC, Galeries Contemporaines des Musees de Marseilles, Marseilles, France, (cat.)
In Kunstlicht, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Germany
1995
Reconsidering the Object of Art: 1965-1975, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, (cat.)
Dokumente 1968-1969-1971 Prospect, Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf, Germany
Mainely Wegmans, Colby College Art Museum, Waterville, Maine
Recent Drawings, Drawing Space, New York
Multiple Exposure: The Group Portrait in Photography, Bruce Museum,
Greenwich, CT
1994
Animal Farm, James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Fables, Fantasies and Everyday Things: Children’s Books by Artists, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT
Wildlife, California Center for the Arts, Escondido, CA
1993
Action/Performance and the Photograph, Turner/Krull Galleries, Los Angeles
Humor and Art, José Drudis-Biada Art Gallery, Los Angeles
1992
Greg Colson, Guillermo Kuitca, William Wegman, Sperone Westwater, New York
1991
4e Semaine Internationale de Vidéo, Geneva (cat.)
Los Angeles 1970-75, Christine Burgin Gallery, New York; Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Los Angeles
1990
Photography Until Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland (cat.)
Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin (cat.)
Points of Departure: Origins in Video, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA (cat.)
Protection and Risk, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH
1989
Image World, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, (cat.)
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, (cat.)
Painting Beyond the Death of Painting, USSR Artists Union, Moscow
Contemporary Art from New York, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
Photography Now, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1987
Legacy of Light, Institute of Contemporary Photography, New York, (cat.)
1986
Altered Egos, (with Cindy Sherman & Lucas Samaras) Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
The Real Big Picture, Queens Museum, Queens, New York
Prospect ‘86, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
1984
New Media II, Malmo Kunsthall, Malmo, Sweden
Alibis, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Content: A Contemporary Focus 1974-1984, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C. ,(cat.)
1983
Big Pictures, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Funny/Strange, ICA, Boston
Images Fabriques, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Contemporary Self-Portraiture in Photography, Hayden Gallery, MIT, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Back to the U.S.A., Kunstmuseum, Lucerne; Rheinische Landesmuseum, Bonn; Kunstverein, Stuttgart (cat.)
1982
Visions in Disbelief: The 4th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia, (cat.)
“Arti Visive”—Aperto ‘82, “Artventure”, Venice Biennale, Venice, (cat.)
Shift: L.A./N.Y, Newport Harbor Museum, Newport Harbor, CA; Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, (cat.)
Faces Photographed, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, (cat.)
1981
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, (cat.)
Not Just for Laughs; The Art of Subversion, The New Museum, NewYork, (cat.)
Drawing Distinctions; American Drawings in the Seventies, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark; Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland; Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich; Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany, (cat.)
1980
Les Nouveaux Fauves/Die Neuen Wilden, Neue Gallery, Sammlung Ludwig, Aachen, Germany, (cat.)
Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, Netherlands
Ils se disent peintres, ils se disent photographes, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, (cat.)
1979
The Altered Photograph, Institute for Art and Urban Resources at
P.S. 1, Long Island City, New York
20 x 24, Light Gallery, New York
1978
Robert Cumming—William Wegman, Baxter Art Gallery, California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, CA
Contemporary American Photo Works, Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
“Bad” Painting, The New Museum, New York
1976
Video Art: An Overview, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
1975
Matrix 9, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
Dessins Contemporains, Maison de la Culture, Rennes, France
1973
Some Recent American Art, Sydney, Australia
Whitney Annual, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, (cat.)
1972
Documenta V, Kassel, Germany, (cat.)
10 Artists, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
Spoleto Festival, Spoleto, Italy
1971
Prospect ‘71, Stadtische Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf, Germany, (cat.)
24 Young Los Angeles Artists, L.A. County Museum, Los Angeles
11 Los Angeles Artists, Hayward Gallery, London
1969
When Attitudes Become Form, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland, (cat.)
Other Ideas, Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit
Plane und Projekte als Kunst, Bern, Switzerland (cat.)
Art by Telephone, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
 
Videography:
2002 Video Segments for Sesame Street
2001 Video Segments for Sesame Street
2000 Video Segments for Sesame Street
1999 Reel 9
1998 Video Segments for Sesame Street
1997-98 Reel 8
1997 Mother Goose
1997 Video Segments for Sesame Street
1996 Video Segments for Sesame Street
1995 Fay Presents Alphabet Soup
1995 Fay Presents Fay’s Twelve Days of Christmas
1995 Video Segments for Sesame Street
1994 Henry Purcell’s “Curtain Tune” from Timon of Athens
1994 Video Segments for Sesame Street
1993 Video Segments for Sesame Street
1992 Video Segments for Sesame Street
1989 Video Segments for Sesame Street
1988 New Order’s Blue Monday Music Video (in collaboration with Robert Breer)
1988 Introductions to Alive from Off Center
1985 The World of Photography (in collaboration with Michael Smith)
1983 How to Draw (in collaboration with Mark Magill)
1979 Accident
1978 Man Ray, Man Ray
1976 World History
1976-77 Reel 7: Dr. Joke, Bad Movies, Drop It, Alarm A, Oh Boy Fruit, Night Song, Smoking, Baseball over Horseshoes, Fast, Piano Hands, Alphabet, Starter, House for Sale, Peck and Chuck, Alarm B
1975-76 Reel 6: Ball and Can, The Reel, Eyes of Ray, Dog Duet, Tube Talk, Stereo System, Video, Joke, Furniture
1974-75 Gray Hairs
1975 Reel 5: Stalking, Nocturne, Audio Tape and Video Tape, Dancing Tape, Hobo on Train, Drinking Milk, Copyright, Buying a House, Lerch Hairpieces, Tammy and Can of Plums, Loves Water, Average Guy, Over for Drink, Marbles, Ball Drop, Treat Table
1973-74 Reel 4: Wake Up, Trip Across Country, Down Time, Laundromat, Saw Movies, Cocktail Waiter, Nail Business, Calling Man Ray, New and Used Car Salesman, On the Ball, Tails, Radar Screen, Air Travel, Criticize, Pyramids, Symbolize, The Letter, Snowflakes, Growl, Spelling Lesson
1972-73 Reel 3: Stick and Tooth, Emperor and Dish, Lucky T-Shirt, Rage and Depression, Speed Reading, Born with No Mouth, Dual Function, Massage Chair, Raise Treat, Man Ray Do You Want To?, Crooked Finger/Crooked Stick, Deodorant, Bubble Up, 47 Seconds
1972 Reel 2: Sanforized, Coin Toss, Monkey Business, Same Shirt, Diving Board, Straw and String, Product, In the Cup, The Kiss, Treat Bottle
1970-72 Reel 1: Microphone, Pocketbook Man, Anet and Abtu, The Ring, Randy’s Sick, Milk/Floor, Stomach Song, Happy Song, The Door, William Wegman in Chinese, Elbows, Dress Curtain, Hot Sake, Caspar, Handy, Out and In, Plunger Series, Nosy, Firechief, Come In, Hidden Utensil, Contract, Puppet, Shadows, Ventriloquism, Light Trails, Cape On
1970 Spit Sandwich
 
Film:
1995 The Hardly Boys in Hardly Gold
1986 Dog Baseball
 
Film and Video Festivals:
2002 FFF Video Show, The Centraal Museum, Utrecht
2001 Impakt Festival, The Netherlands
2001 World Wide Video Festival, The Netherlands
2000 The Kitchen, NY
1998 MATRIX/Berkeley: 20 Years, University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
1998 Kid-Vid, Dallas Video Festival, Dallas Theater Center, Dallas
1998 Virginia Kids Film Festival, Richmond, VA
1998 New Genre Festival, Living Arts Exhibition and Performance Space, Tulsa, OK
1999 BAM Children's Film Festival, Brooklyn, NY
1999 Reflections, Video Installation, Saks Fifth Avenue Project Art, New York & Dallas
1999 Checkerboard Foundation Short Film Festival
1997 Chicago International Children’s Film Festival, Facets Multimedia, Chicago
1997 World Premiere of Mother Goose
1997 New York International Children’s Film Festival, The Children’s Aid Society, New York
1997 7th International Children’s Film Festival, Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA
1997 Fact and Fiction - Film d’Artista, Comune di Milano, Milan, Italy
1997 Sprockets, Toronto International Film Festival for Children, Toronto
1997 Museum of Modern Art: The Digital Video Wall, New York
1984 After Dark, De Appel, Amsterdam, Holland
1984 Sundance Film Festival, Park City, Utah
1984 Florida Film Festival, Maitland, Florida
1984 Jerusalem Film Festival, Jerusalem, Israel
1984 Portland International Film Festival, Portland, Oregon
1984 Texas Film Festival, College Station, Texas DeCordova Museum, Boston Viennale, Vienna, Austria
1983 Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada
1983 London Film Festival
1983 Olympia Film Festival, Olympia, Washington
1983 Short Circuit Film Festival, Paris, France Cinefest
1983 The Sudbury Film Festival, Ontario, Canada
1983 Peachtree International Film Festival, Atlanta, Georgia
1983 USA Film Festival, Dallas, Texas
1982 Impakt Festival, Utrecht, The Netherlands
1982 James River Festival of the Moving Image
 
Books and Catalogues:
2003 Chip Wants A Dog, Hyperion, New York
2002 Polaroids, Harry N. Abrams, New York
2002 How Do You Get to MoMaQns?, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2002 William Wegman, Roman Zenner, Stuttgart
2001 Wegmanology, Hyperion, New York
2000 Surprise Party, Hyperion, New York
2000 The Night Before Christmas, Hyperion, New York
1999 William Wegman, Nykytaiteen Museo, Kiasma
1999 What Do You Do? Hyperion, New York
1999 Pups, Hyperion, New York
1999 Fay, Hyperion, New York
1999 William Wegman: Fashion Photographs, Harry N. Abrams, New York
1998 William Wegman, Rooseum, Malmö
1998 Strange but True: William Wegman, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
1998 My Town, Hyperion, New York
1997 William Wegman, APT International, Japan
1997 Farm Days, Hyperion, New York
1997 Puppies, Hyperion, New York
1996 Mother Goose, Hyperion, New York
1995 William Wegman, ACC Galerie Weimar, Germany
1995 1,2,3, Hyperion, New York
1995 Triangle, Circle, Square, Hyperion, New York
1994 ABC, Hyperion, New York
1993 Cinderella, Hyperion, New York
1993 Little Red Riding Hood, Hyperion, New York
1991 William Wegman: Photographic Works: 1969-76, F.R.A.C. Limousin Limoges, France
1990 William Wegman, Sperone Westwater, New York
1990 William Wegman: Paintings, Drawings, Photographs, Videotapes, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York
1989 William Wegman, Maison de la Culture et de la Communication de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
1984 $19.84, C.E.P.A., Buffalo, New York
1984 Everyday Problems, Brightwater Press, New York
1982 Man's Best Friend, Harry N. Abrams, Inc., New York

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