Exhibitions

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PAPER MIRROR

2020, 601 Artspace, New York, NY

An installation by Jennifer and Kevin McCoy October 26th - Nov 9th, 2020 601Artspace, 88 Eldridge Street ----------------------------- Paper Mirror is the final installment of 601Artspace’s Storefront Exhibition series, which has featured site-specific installations in the facade of our gallery, designed to be viewed from outside. Save the date: The artists will be hosting a socially-distanced sidewalk chat with visitors …

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PICTURES REVISITED

2020, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

A deep dive into The Met's rich collection of contemporary photography, Pictures, Revisited reassesses the legacy of visual appropriation at the Museum and beyond. The images in this show are snipped from magazines, staged, or copied outright from other artworks. Like the works in this exhibition, the show itself is a sort of remix; on the occasion of the Museum's …

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THE FINE ART FILM FESTIVAL

2020, Venice Institute of Contemporary Art

92 Films from 27 Countries All Online this Year

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CARTOONEY

2019, New Media Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

The impact of animated cartoons has been profound. In the early 20th century, we began exploiting the possibilities of the animated frame. The seven artists in this exhibition don’t create cartoons, they deconstruct those that already exist; from Looney Tunes, to The Simpsons to Charlie Brown. They exploit this potent material to reveal the inner and outer workings of our …

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CLEANER

2019, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY

Postmasters Gallery is pleased to present CLEANER, a solo exhibition by Jennifer and Kevin McCoy. A video work of cinematic scale, CLEANER traces the creative awakening of a maintenance worker. Her movements are framed within the routines of manual labor, yet set against the hermetic work environment of the tech economy. The film, shot on location at the headquarters of …

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PUBLIC KEY / PRIVATE KEY

2019, Whitney Museum of American Art

Jennifer and Kevin McCoy's Public Key / Private Key explores museums' ownership of art and the role of donors in building museum collections. For this project, the artists donated an original artwork, a 16mm film, to the Whitney Museum's Special Collection on behalf of members of the public. Visitors to the project page can register their names and explain why …

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BROKER SCREENING

2018, Aurora Picture Show

Jennifer and Kevin McCoy present Broker.

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ALT-FACTS

2017, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY

It's not always possible to sort out fact from fiction, but to believe that everything is a lie is to know nothing. —Jill Lepore, "The World That Trump and Ailes Built," The New Yorker Alternative facts are lies. Fake news is propaganda. Both are indicative of the aestheticization of politics that Walter Benjamin warned against. The media is tightly molded …

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BKLYN/IMMERSIVE

2017, SpringBreak

BKLYN IMMERSIVE CITY POINT, Downtown Brooklyn SPRING/BREAK announces a new initiative for this coming May during Frieze week, BKLYN IMMERSIVE. As a break from our typical show in March as a curator-driven art fair, the BKLYN IMMERSIVE will be a curated exhibition featuring a dozen artists focusing on site-specific, immersive installations and environments.

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BROKER, WEXNER CENTER

2017, The Wexner Center for the Arts

With the election of President Trump in November, Jennifer and Kevin McCoy’s new work Broker suddenly transformed from keen satire to something loaded with additional, unintended meanings. Set in a 77th-floor apartment in one of New York’s many Trump Towers, Broker is a carefully framed study of a high-end real estate broker who represents the physical embodiment of luxury merchandising. …