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Jim Shaw 

Jim Shaw (Born 1952 Midland, Michigan) is an American artist based in Los Angeles. A graduate from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI (BFA 1970-1974) and the California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles (1975-1978 M.F.A), Jim Shaw uses references to the American culture (cinema, advertising). His works constantly contains a story through repetition of symbols and motifs.

Permanently collected by: 

  • Centre  G. Pompidou, Paris

  • Palazzo Forti - Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Verona

  • Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Ginevra

  • Musée cantonnal des beaux-arts de Lausanne, Losanna

  • Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA 

  • The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA 

  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY 

  • Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY 

  • Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY 

  • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY




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