James Benning, Still from Found Fragments (scorched earth, Ash 01, RED CLOUD), 2016. Three-channel video installation. Dimensions variable. Color, black and white, 75 min. (loop). Courtesy the artist and neugerriemschneider, Berlin.

James Benning

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James Benning (b. 1942, Milwaukee, Wisconsin) works in Val Verde, in northwestern Los Angeles County. Benning received his MFA from University of Wisconsin, Madison, in 1975. He has had solo exhibitions at neugerriemschneider, Berlin (2018, 2016, 2012, 2011); Museum of Natural History, Vienna (2014); VOX Centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal (2014); and Kunsthaus Graz, Austria (2014), among numerous others. His work has been included in group exhibitions and screened at Akademie der Künste, Berlin (2017); neugerriemschneider, Berlin (2016, 2014, 2010); Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2016); Centre d’art de L’Onde, Vélizy-Villacoublay, France (2016); MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles (2015); De Cordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts (2014); Kunstverein, Hamburg (2014); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2014, 2006, 1981, 1979); and Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2013, 2003, 1979, 1978), among others.