Jim Shaw

American, born 1952

2,213 followers

Jim Shaw

American, born 1952

2,213 followers

Famous as a collector of American junk, including a trove of thrift store paintings once sought by …

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Famous as a collector of American junk, including a trove of thrift store paintings once sought by art collector Charles Saatchi, Jim Shaw draws on his vast stores of pop cultural artifacts in his work. The My Mirage (1986–91) project comprises nearly 170 drawings, silkscreens, photographs, sculptures, films, and …

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Selected career achievements
Blue chip
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Solo show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 2 more
Group show at a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 3 more
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Reviewed by a major art publication
frieze, and 5 more
Participated in a major biennial
SITE Santa Fe International Biennial
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