John Pilson (b. 1968)

Mr. Pickup (2001)
Above the Grid (2001)
A la Claire Fontaine (2001)
Dark Empire (2003)
Alternate Ending (2003)
St. Denis (2003)
Sidewalk (single channel) (2003)
Sidewalk (three channel composite) (2003)
Pigs (2005)
The London Cast (2005)
A Trial (2005)
Portraits: Manhattan (2010)

John Pilson received a B.A. in 1991 from Sarah Lawrence College, where he studied photography and philosophy, and an M.F.A. in photography in 1993 from Yale University. He has exhibited his work at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and at the Museum of Modern Art and recently mounted a solo exhibition at the Hamburger Kunsthalle in Germany. Mr. Pilson has been an artist-in-residence at the Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center and the LMCC World Views Program. At the Venice Biennale in 2002 he was awarded one of four prizes given to artists in the International Exhibition. A grant from the Penny McCall Foundation made possible several of his latest projects, including St. Denis, which was shown in October 2003 at Nicole Klagsbrun (NYC). A monograph of his photographs, titled Interregna, was published in 2007 by Hatje Cantz. Recent exhibitions include: “The Shapes of Space”, Guggenheim Museum, New York. “Skyscraper Souls: New Video & Photography by John Pilson”, Center for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, OH 2007, “To: Night: Contemporary Representations of the Night”, The Hunter College 2008, a video installation Frolic and Detour, Museum of Modern Art, NY 2010 and “September 11” PS1/MoMA, NY 2011. Mr. Pilson was appointed to the Yale faculty in 2001 and is currently a critic.