Born in Los Angeles, CA, USA
1988 – 1989
Visiting Professor, Rhode Island School of Design, USA
2002 – 2004
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Columbia University, Visual Dept., NY, USA
Visiting professor, USF School of Art and Art History, Florida, USA
Awards for Excellence in Design


2012 – 2013
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics, Museum of Contemporary Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA, USA
Regarding Warhol. Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY, USA
Each and Every One of You, La Salle de bains, Lyon, France (solo)
Christian A. Johnson Endeavor Foundation Distinguished Artist-in-Residence, Institute for the Creative and Perfomring Arts, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY
CLIMAX REDVX, BAC Building for Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland
The Sourire du Chat (Opus 1) Frac des Pays de la Loire, Carquefou, France
Collecting Biennials, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Human Rites, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL
Collecting Biennials, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Notation. Kalkül und Form, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Highlights from the Collection of Fundación La Caixa, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany
Notation, Akademie der Künste and ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie in Karlsruhe, Berlin, Germany
Flying Start 1978-1982, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany, cat
Obra recent, Sala Pelaires, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (solo)
Studio Guenzani (collaboration with Allen Ruppersperg), Milan, Italy (solo)
Allan McCollum, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
Allan McCollum, Magasin – Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France (solo)
Kavalierstart. 1978 – 1982 Aufbruch in die Kunst der 80er, Museum Morsbroich Leverkusen, Germany
Art as Idea, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, NY
Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Estratos, PAC (Contemporary Art Project) Murcia, Murcia, Spain
P2P, Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg
Can of Worms, Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY
Das Schwarze Quadrat, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany
Beneath the Underdog, Gagosian Gallery Madison, New York, NY
Into A Journey, Meyer Riegger Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Big Bang - Destruction and creation in 20th century art, Le Centre National D´Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France
Flashback - Eine Revision der Kunst der 80er Jahre, Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
Los Angeles 1955-1985. The Birth of an Artistic Capital, Le Centre National D´Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou, Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris, France
An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
Part Object, Part Sculpture, Wexner Center, Columbus, OH
3D. An exhibition of Contemporary Sculpture, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Discussions dans le Boudoir, Musée Magnin, Dijon, France
Allan McCollum, Musée d´Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
Allan McCollum, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Shapes, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Konkretismus : Material/sprache und abstraktion seit 1955, Baden-Württembergisch Bank Vorstand, Stuttgart, Germany
Faster!Bigger!Better!, ZKM/Zentrum für Kunst- und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
O estado das cousas. O obxecto na arte contemporánea 1960-2000, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
Galerie Mueller-Roth, Stuttgart, Germany (solo)
Each and Every One of You , Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC (solo)
Schöner Wohnen, BE-PART, Waregem, Belguim (solo)
Crimes and Misdemeanors: Politics in U.S., Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
Schöner Wohnen, BE-PART, Waregem, Belgium
de Zomer van Middelburg, Muhka/Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, The Netherlands
Cereal Art - Feed your Head, Püerry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Crimes and Musdemeanors: Politics in U.S., CAC, Cincinnati, OH
Perfect Vehicles, Doris C. Freedman Plaza, New York, NY
Each and Every One of You, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Your Fate, Christine Burgin Gallery (with Matt Mullican), New York, NY
Perpetual Photos, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Pollock Today: Highlights from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Small World Drawings, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
Objects of Desire: The Modern Still Life, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Visible Markers, Susan Inglett Gallery, New York, NY
Allan McCollum, Castello Di Rivara, Turin, Italy
Allan McCollum/Richard Prince, Kunsthalle, Zurich, Switzerland
Perfect Vehicles, Lisson Gallery, London, UK


Foster, Hal, Krauss, Rosalind E., Bois, Yve-Alain, and Buchloh, Benjamin H. D., Art Since 1900: Modernism, Antimodernism, Postmodernism, Thames and Hudson, London, U.K.
Molesworth, Helen, et al, Part Object Part Sculpture, Wexner Center for the Arts, Pennsylvania State University Press.
D. cateforis, 'A Map of teh Divide', Review, Kansas City, Missouri, vol. 6, no. 2, Dec - Jan
"Conversation with Andrea Zittel," Andrea Zittel: Diary #01, Tema Celeste Editions, Gabrius Spa, Milan, Italy.
D. Belasco, 'Spike Punch', ARTnews, October, vol. 99, no. 9, p. 36
W. J. T. Mitchell, 'The Last Dinosaur Book', University of Chicago Press
R. Taplin, 'Allan McCollum at John Weber, Art in America, October, p. 120
R. Brooks, 'Space Fictions', Flash Art, December - January, pp. 78 - 80