Tim Hawkinson, ‘Fu Dog’, 2013, Pace Gallery

Artifex Press Catalogue Raisonné #2013.11

About Tim Hawkinson

Multimedia artist Tim Hawkinson has used a wide variety of common materials, such as plastic bags, used socks, and discarded organic material from his own body, to make his kinetic sculptures, installations, and complex photo collages. He frequently incorporates multiple techniques and media, including sound, in a single sculpture or installation, combining the bodily and the industrial to create a physical world in which flesh and plastic are indistinguishable. The kinetic installation Emoter (2002), for example, is a photographic collage of Hawkinson’s own face, connected by wires to a machine that manipulates his features into expressions of emotion.

American, b. 1960, San Francisco, California, based in Los Angeles, California

Solo Shows on Artsy

Tim Hawkinson: Garden Variety, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Tim Hawkinson: Counterclockwise, Pace Gallery, New York
Tim Hawkinson, Heather James Fine Art, Palm Desert

Group Shows on Artsy

Garage Inventors, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
20th Anniversary Exhibition, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Particle and Wave, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco
Affinity Atlas, Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Saratoga Springs