Paul Kos

Paul Kos
Memory Survives Silenced Tongues III
Bronze bell, steel, felt, paper and phosphorescent pigments
8 3/4h x 25w x 22d in
Paul Kos
Conscientious Objector (Mate in one)
Chess board, wood, steel and magnets
25 1/2h x 25 1/4w x 22d in
Paul Kos
Luge and Luge Run
wood flint, woodblock print, wooden dowel
75” x 216” x 53 1/2"/ Dimensions of print: 51-1/2” x 201”
Paul Kos
Attack on the Pawn with a Sling Shot at 8 meters
Pencil on sheet-rock with two lead pellets shot with a sling shot from 8 meters
15" x 15" (framed)
Paul Kos
2,500 magnetic chess pieces, steel, wood
118 x 88 x 11 1/2 in.
Paul Kos
I Saw the Light
saw, sheath and light bulb
dimensions variable (saw 10 1/2” x 58”; sheath 54 1/2” x 2” x 3”)
Paul Kos
Internationale Music Box (Spanish)
mixed media
7 1/2" x 11 1/2" x 3 1/4"
Paul Kos
Das Geld II
Emboss, aquatint, 22k gold leaf, red felt on paper
5 1/2" x 5" (paper); 20 3/4” x 20 1/8” (frame)
Paul Kos
Memory Survives Silenced Tongues
mixed media
3' x 7' x 28"
Paul Kos
Up, Down, Strange and Charm I
Chalk, crayon and ink on paper
120” x 36”
Paul Kos
Das Geld IV
Emboss, aquatint, 22k gold leaf, Frontier Press
11 9/16 x 11 3/4 in.



MFA San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California 


BFA, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California 


Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

Select Solo Exhibitions   


Art Genève, Solo booth D24 Genève, Switzerland – Galerie Georges-Philippe and Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

Turning the Fork, Anglim/Trimble, San Francisco, CA                      


Frieze with Anglim Gilbert Gallery, New York, NY

Kinetic Landscapes, Galerie Vallois, Paris, France


Equilibrium: A Paul Kos Survey, di Rosa, Napa, CA

Symmetry, Anglim Gilbert Gallery, San Francisco, CA

RR, Ever Gold Projects, San Francisco, CA


Allegories and Metaphors (1968-2012), Vallois Galerie, Paris, France

Paul Kos Allegories & Metaphors, Nyehaus, New York, NY

Select Group Exhibitions


O, Anglim/Trimble, San Francisco, CA


The Paradox of Stillness, Object and Performance, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

The Incorrect Museum: Vignettes From the di Rosa Collection, di Rosa Center for Contemporary Art, Napa, CA

A Spirit of Disruption, San Francisco Art Institute 150th Anniversary Exhibition, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA



Donner Pass, Art Kiosk, Lance Fung Collaboratives, Redwood City, CA                   


Mother Nature: Elements and Archetypes, Fused Space, San Francisco,CA                                        

As If, 1599fdt., San Francisco, CA

Potts Gallery, Alhambra, CA



Collecting on the Edge, Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT         

10 Year Anniversary Show, Evergold Projects, San Francisco, CA


Ways of Seeing, Foundation Boghossian, Villa Empain, Brussels

Illegal, Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Unsettled, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, NV

Feedback, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY

Air, Wind and Fire, Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA  

Bitter Creek Sweet Water, Jules Maeght Gallery, San Francisco, CA



Mind Over Matter, BAMPFA, Berkeley, CA

Zero, c/o FuturDome, Milan, Italy



Against Automatism, Fused Space, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Retrospective, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA 


Landscape: the virtual, the actual, the possible?, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

Karla’s Living Room, The Battery, San Francisco, CA

Summer in Black and White, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA


California Landscape Into Abstraction, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

All Good Things, SOMARTS, San Francisco, CA

Solid Concept VI, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

The Long Conversation, Southern Exposure, San Francisco, CA

Mono No Aware, Linden Centre for Contemporary Arts, St. Kilda, Australia

The Lunder Collection, Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, MA

EISKELLER UND HIMMELSLÖ: Ortsbezogene Interventionen, Rekonstruktionen und Erkundungen in Schleswig-Holstein 2012 – 2013,” SchleswigHolstein, Germany

Select Collections

Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

Kadish Foundation, Paris, France

Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA

La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX

Long Beach Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

Museum of Conceptual Art, San Francisco, CA

Wallraff-Richartz Museum, Cologne, Germany

Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

de Saisset Art Gallery and Museum, Santa Clara, CA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Holland

Nora Eccles Harrison Museum of Art, Logan, UT