Hirsch Perlman, Operation Idiocracy, Roll #10, Frame 14/15; Operation Idiocracy, Roll #23, Frame 16/17, 2003-2004, silver gelatin prints, 24" x 30" each

Hirsch Perlman - Professor, Sculpture

Perlman’s works have been exhibited in solo shows at the Drammens Museum, Norway; Robert Miller Gallery, New York; Gimpel Fils, London; MinMin Gallery, Tokyo, Japan; Blum & Poe, Los Angeles; Donald Young Gallery, Chicago; Monika Sprüth Galerie, Köln, Germany; Gallery Nieves Fernandez, Madrid, Spain; Feature, Inc., and Cable Gallery, New York; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; and The Renaissance Society, Chicago.

Selected group exhibitions include Middle Ground: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York; Nine Lives, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Cinematographic Video Works, Berliner Kunstsalon, Berlin; The Center is Anywhere and Strange Days, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Seriously Animated, Philadelphia Museum of Art; Visions from America and the 1989 Biennial and the 2002 Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; L.A. On My Mind, Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles; The End of the Avant-Garde: Art as a Service, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, Germany; Aperto, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy; Play of the Unsayable: Wittgenstein and the Art of the 20th Century, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels; A Dialogue about Recent American and European Photography, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.

Perlman has taught at the Royal College of Arts; Cal Arts; University of Illinois; Claremont College; Yale University; University of California, Riverside; The School of the Art Institute of Chicago; and Otis College of Art and Design. His writings have appeared in Art Journal, Material, ArtUS, and Art Muscle. Perlman has received an Augustus Saint-Gaudens Memorial Fellowship, two National Endowment for the Arts Artists Fellowships, and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant.

BA, Yale University


E-mail: hirschperlman@sbcglobal.net