John Boskovich

Born 1956 in Los Angeles, CA
Deceased 2006 in Los Angeles, CA

  • Installation view, Psycho Salon, John Boskovich, David Lewis, New York, NY, 2020
  • Installation view, Psycho Salon, John Boskovich, David Lewis, New York, NY, 2020
  • Installation view, Psycho Salon, John Boskovich, David Lewis, New York, NY, 2020
  • Installation view, Mess Hall, John Boskovich, David Lewis, New York, NY, 2020
  • Installation view, Mess Hall, John Boskovich, David Lewis, New York, NY, 2020
  • Installation view, Rude Awakening Coffee Nook, John Boskovich, David Lewis, New York, NY, 2020
  • Installation view, Rude Awakening Coffee Nook, John Boskovich, David Lewis, New York, NY, 2020
  • Installation view, Millennial Hallway, John Boskovich, David Lewis, New York, NY, 2020 
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Psycho Salon,” O-Town House, Los Angeles, CA, 2019
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Psycho Salon,” O-Town House, Los Angeles, CA, 2019
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Psycho Salon,” O-Town House, Los Angeles, CA, 2019
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Psycho Salon,” O-Town House, Los Angeles, CA, 2019
  • John Boskovich, "Bondage Menorah," 1997, Metal, U.S. issue camouflage mini-maglites, and black formica base with text, 41 1/2 x 30 x 16 1/2 inches, 105.4 x 76.2 x 41.9 cm, JBO005
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Psycho Salon,” O-Town House, Los Angeles, CA, 2019
  • John Boskovich, "Self Portrait Sculpture (Honey Bear)," 1993, Plastic and honey in plexiglas case with wooden base, 17 5/8 x 8 x 8 inches, 44.8 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm, JBO011
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “This Brush for Hire: Norm Laich & Many Other Artists,” curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston, Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, 2018
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Tongues Untied,” curated by Rebecca Matalon, MOCA Pacific Design Center, 2015
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Dead Center / Marginal Notes: John Boskovich,” curated by John Neff, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL, 2008
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Psycho Salon,” “Boskostudio,” Los Angeles, CA, 1998, Photo by Toshi Yoshimi
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Mess Hall,” “Boskostudio,” Los Angeles, CA, 1998, Photo by Toshi Yoshimi
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Rude Awakening Coffee Nook,” “Boskostudio,” Los Angeles, CA, 1998, Photo by Toshi Yoshimi
  • John Boskovich, "Rude Awakening Series: Buddha And Bud," 1997, Framed polaroid photographs with silkscreen text, Framed Dimensions: 10 1/4 x 23 1/4 inches, 26 x 59.1 cm, JBO032
  • John Boskovich, "Rude Awakening Series: Commodities, 'Herb And Trade'," 1997, Framed polaroid photographs with silkscreen text, Framed Dimensions: 9 1/8 x 17 1/8 inches, 23.2 x 43.5 cm, JBO034
  • John Boskovich, "Rude Awakening Series: Lurking, in Seclusion (After Rehab)," 1997, Framed polaroid photograph with silkscreen text, Framed Dimensions: 10 1/6 x 9 7/8 inches, 25.8 x 25.1 cm, JBO041
  • John Boskovich, "Rude Awakening Series: Mike Murphy, 'Judgment Day'," 1997, Framed polaroid photograph with silkscreen text, Framed Dimensions: 9 1/8 x 9 7/8 inches, 23.2 x 25.1 cm, JBO046
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Millennial Hallway,” “Boskostudio,” Los Angeles, CA, 1998, Photo by Toshi Yoshimi
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Rude Awakening,” Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1993
  • Installation view, John Boskovich, “Rude Awakening,” Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 1993

Solo Exhibitions

  • John Boskovich
    March 06—April 19, 2020
  • John Boskovich
    Psycho Salon
    O-Town House, Los Angeles, CA
    September 27, 2019—January 04, 2020
  • John Boskovich
    Dead Center / Marginal Notes: John Boskovich
    curated by John Neff
    Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
    September 05—November 15, 2008
  • John Boskovich
    New Work and the It Series (1990-1996)
    Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1998
  • John Boskovich
    Boskostudio
    Los Angeles, CA
    1997
  • John Boskovich
    Rude Awakening
    Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1993
  • John Boskovich
    Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1993
  • John Boskovich
    Mike Kelley and John Boskovich
    Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    June 20—July 18, 1992
  • John Boskovich
    Playing with the Truth
    Laurie Rubin Gallery, New York, NY
    December 1988
  • John Boskovich
    Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1988

Group Exhibitions

  • This Brush for Hire: Norm Laich & Many Other Artists
    John Boskovich
    curated by John Baldessari and Meg Cranston
    Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
    June 03—September 02, 2018
  • La Pérdida / Perdido
    John Boskovich
    DXIX Projects, Los Angeles, CA
    May 20—June 09, 2018
  • Sylvia Bataille
    John Boskovich
    curated by Adam Marnie and Rebecca Matalon
    Joan, Los Angeles, CA
    October 23—December 20, 2015
  • Tongues Untied
    John Boskovich
    curated by Rebecca Matalon
    MOCA Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CA
    June 06—September 13, 2015
  • Sentimental Education
    John Boskovich
    curated by David Rimanelli
    Deitch Projects, New York, NY
    June 08—July 29, 2000
  • Art/Journalism
    John Boskovich
    curated by Lawrence Rickles
    Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    1999
  • The Salon of '99
    John Boskovich
    curated by David Rimanelli
    The Fifth International, New York, NY
    1999
  • Hollywood Satan
    John Boskovich
    Mark Moore Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    December 05—25, 1998
  • Harriet Craig
    John Boskovich
    curated by David Rimanelli
    Apex Art, New York, NY
    November 19—December 19, 1998

News

  • John Boskovich
    How Artists Have Transformed Their Homes into Other Worlds
    Frieze
    by Lucy Ives
    March 19, 2020
  • John Boskovich
    Inside Out
    Artforum
    by Andrew Berardini
    March 04, 2020
  • John Boskovich
    The ‘Schlock Apocalypse’ of John Boskovich
    Frieze
    Juliana Halpert
    December 10, 2019
  • John Boskovich
    John Boskovich Steers His Own Recovery
    Momus
    Grace Hadland
    November 22, 2019
  • John Boskovich
    John Boskovich at O-Town House
    Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles
    Keith J. Varadi
    October 30, 2019
  • John Boskovich
    'Sentimental Education'
    The New York Times
    Holland Cotter
    July 14, 2000
  • John Boskovich
    I Candy: LA in Flux
    Flash Art
    Clayton Campbell
    January 1999
  • John Boskovich
    John Boskovich Rosamund Felsen Gallery
    Artforum
    David Rimanelli
    March 1994
  • John Boskovich
    John Boskovich "Rude Awakening"
    Venice Magazine
    Michael Haile
    November 1993
  • John Boskovich
    John Boskovich Laurie Rubin Gallery
    Artforum
    Lois E. Nesbitt
    January 1989
  • John Boskovich
    Brief Lives Valley Guy
    New York
    Edith Newhall
    September 26, 1988
  • John Boskovich
    Boskovich and I
    Artforum
    Colin Gardner
    May 1988
  • John Boskovich
    Alienation lurks in humanity's black lagoon
    Los Angeles Herald Examiner
    Christopher Knight
    January 22, 1988