Lizzi Bougatsos

Born 1974
Lives and works in New York

1997 BFA Sculpture and Performance, West Virginia University College of Creative Arts
Group shows at Ceysson Gallery
September 26, 2015 - January 30, 2016

Solo Exhibition

Slut Freak, James Fuentes, New York, NY 2009 The Breeder, Athens, Greece

Street Feather, James Fuentes, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

Feed the meter, Curated by Wallace Whitney, Galerie Bernard Ceysson Wandhaff, Koerich, Luxembourg

Joyride, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY Purple States, Andrew Edlin, New York, NY Rockaway!, PS1, New York, NY
Is This A Social Experiment?, MoMA, New York, NY Urbanities, James Fuentes, New York, NY Bakerman, Moca Tucson, Tucson, OK
Angelblood, with Rita Ackermann, Home Alone 2, New York, NY

Greetings from Bitburg, with Sadie Laska and Spencer Sweeney, Entrepot-galerie du Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

Lizzi Bougatsos "JERRY!!! and Rob Pruitt "Dinosaur dropping, Styrofoam varnished in cosmic-chrome", Home Alone Gallery, New York, NY
I'm Not Pregnant, James Fuentes, New York, NY
BAD FOR YOU curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody, Shizaru Gallery, London, UK, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Data Trash, I-20 Gallery, New York, NY
Hot Trigger, The NewBridge Project, London, UK
Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York, NY
Four by Four: Collector Series, Victoria Myhren Gallery at the University of Denver, Denver, CO

In the Name of the Artists - American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, 29th São Paulo Biennale, São Paulo, Brazil

The Living and the Dead, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York, NY
Minute, Macro Future Museum, Rome, Italy

The Station, Curated by Shamim Momim and Nate Lowman, Miami, FL
Journey to the Center of Uranus, Canada, New York, NY
I Want a Little Sugar in my Bowl, Asia Song Society, New York, NY
Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnely Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway
Jekyll Island, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
Self-Portraits 1966-2008, James Fuentes, New York, NY
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of America Art, New York, NY

In/Out of Me, Curated by Klaus Biesenbach MACRO - Museo d'arte Contemporanea di Roma, Milan, Italy and Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany
The Perfect Man, Curated by Rita Ackermann, White Columns, New York, NY
2006 Bring the War Home, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY and Q.E.D. Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Process, Curated by Georg Gatsas, Binz39, Zurich, Switzerland
No Sleep 'til Albany, Downtown for Democracy Benefit, GBE Modern

Failurisms with Kim Gordon, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York, NY

Indigestible Correctness, Curated by Rita Ackermann & Lizzi Bougatsos, Participant Inc. & Kenny Schachter/Rove, New York, NY
Out of Bounds, Le Conforte Moderne, Poitiers, France
Angelblood Tour Works '01-'03, Printed Matter Inc., New York, NY
The Face is an Empty Force, A field of Death, Curated by Angelblood, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
Levitation Under Moons Influence, Curated by Steven Perrino, Champion Fine Art, Brooklyn, NY

Club in the Shadow, Curated by Kim Gordon and Jutta Koether, Kenny Schacter ConTEMPorary, New York, NY
The Process, Curated by Georg Gatsas, Kunsthalle, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Dazed and Confused Benefit, New York, NY
Anti-Pure, Curated by Gianni Jetzer, Kunsthalle, St. Gallen, Switzerland and Ursula Blickle Stiftung Foundation, Kraichtal, Germany
Angelblood Performance, Curated by Jonathan Horowitz & Rob Pruitt, Peacock House, New York, NY
Impact Festival: Art, Music & Politics, Utrecht, Holland
Angelblood Performance, Purple Institute, Paris, France
Black Bonds, Curated by Jutta Koether & Steven Perrino, Swiss Institute, New York, NY

Out of Bounds, Le Conforte Moderne, Poitiers, France
Violence the True Way, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland
Boug & Worth: Shoot the Singer, Music on Video, Curated by Bennett Simpson, Institute for Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
Art Heals Benefit, New York, NY
Power Ballads, Rupert Goldswerthy Gallery, New York, NY

Boug & Worth II, American Fine Arts, Co., New York, NY
Boug & Worth, Fuck All Our Art Heroes/Assholes, American Fine Arts, Co., New York, NY
This is the Modern World, Modern Culture at the Gershwin, New York, NY
Ralph Nadar Benefit, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY
The Animal Show: The East Village, 1980's Revisited, Bodi Modern Art Galleries, Providence, RI
Dope X-MasXXX, American Fine Arts, New York, NY

Criss-Cross: Some Young New Yorkers, Curated by Klaus Biesenbach, P.S. 1 Institute for Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Actress Performance, Green Naftali Gallery, New York, NY
Paradise Now, Exit Art, New York, NY
Lifer, An Art Exhibition, Kenny Schacter/Rove, New York, NY

Recent Performances

Kim Gordon, Jutta Koether, I.U.D., Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

Sunday Sessions Party with I.U.D., PS1 Center for Contemporary Art, New York, NY Performance for Wade Guyton Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Blasting Voice, Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY


Print commissioned for the Guggenheim Museum Young Collectors Council

Dalamangas, Rachel Cole, "Interview: Lizzi Bougatsos on Art's Coming Shift in Consciousness", Zing Magazine, December 2013
Kim, Amanda, "Suitcase Meets: Lizzi Bougatsos", Suitcase Magazine, Winter 2013

Uszerowicz, Monica, "Lizzi Bougatsos in Conversation," Dossier, November 2012 "Lizzi Bougatsos," Paper Magazine, November 2012

Piccinini, Amalia, "Un'Artista Italiana A New York," Flash Art Online Italy, June Ashman, Angela, "Spring Guide: Shopping with Gang Gang Dance's Lizzi Bougatsos," Village Voice, March 2010
Jackson, Nate, "Lizzi Bougatsos: Poking holes in the stuffy art world," Flaunt, January 2010

Rose, Aaron, "I.U.D.," ANP Quarterly, Winter
Colly, Joe, "Gang Gang Dance: Feral Art Rockers," Xlr8r, November 2008
Dunn, Cheryl, "Random Acts," Paper, October 2008
Valloire, Delphine, "The Art Gang of New York, Les Enfrants Terribles," Jalouse, September 2008
Interview for WOW: A New Perspective on Women and their World, Fall 2008
"Gang Gang Dance at the Whitney Biennial," interview with Tyler Coburn,, March 2008
Mayer, Aubrey, "Artist Residency: Brian DeGraw and Lizzi Bougatsos of Gang Gang Dance,", March 2008
Grayson, Kathy, "New York Art Girls," I-D Magazine, February 2008
Rian, Jeff, "Lizzi Bougatsos," Purple, February 2008
Davis, Ben, "Genre-Jumping at James Fuentes's New Gallery," Village Voice, February Moriam, Scott, "Parties: Lizzi's Gang," V Magazine, Spring Preview 2008
Maine, Stephen, "Report from the Lower East Side: Mapping New Territory," Art in America, February 2008

Cotter, Holland, "An Upbeat Moment for a Downtrodden Area," New York Times, December 2007
Abbott, Jeremy, "Gang Gang Dance," I-D Magazine, November 2007
"Featured Artist," Paper Magazine, November 2007
"Short List - Downtown Galleries," The New Yorker, November 2007
Sherwin, Skye, "Lizzi Bougatsos on Living in the Present," Art Review, October Honigman, Ana Finel, "Rare Bird,", October 2007
Baron, Zach, "No Context," Village Voice, July 2007

"Bring the War Home,"
"Reena Spaulings Group show,"

Higgs, Matthew, "Top Ten, April 2005", Featured artist, Me Magazine, Spring 2005

McColl, Katy, "It's Tough being a muse these days," Jane, April "Greetings from Miami," V Magazine, Spring 2004
Walzak, Antek, "Out of Bounds, Angelblood," Pacemaker No.4, March Kelsey, John, "Angelblood," Artforum, March 2004
Hezard, Daphne "Confort Punk," Jalouse, March 2004
Rivoire, Annick "C'est pas de l'art, c'est de la rage," Liberation, February Wolf, Mike. "For Folk's Sake," Time Out New York, February 2004
Simpson, Bennett. "From Noise to Beuys," Artforum, February 2004

Richardson, Terry, "Grand National Styling," Purple, Winter 2003
Asha Penzlein, Isabel, "You and me vs. the World," I-D Magazine, December 2003
Knox, Rosalie, "New York Girls: Rita Ackermann & Lizzi Bougatsos," Relax, November "Geeky Glamour-Chloe Sevigny," Vogue, August 2003
Alexia Sailer, "Bloss keine Ideologien," Suedkurier, 11 July 2003
Spinelle, Claudia, "Gut is obszoen," Die Weltowche, 10 July 2003
Bollen, C., "Under the Influence of the Underground," V Magazine, July/August "Anti-Pure," (red.), Saiten, July/August 2003
Nicol, Michelle, "Stadt im Trend," Bilanz, July 2003
Kroner, Magdalena, "Anti-Pure," Kunstforum, June 2003
"Alles ausser sauber," Ursula Badrutt Schoch, St. Galler Tagblatt, June 2003
"Der auserwaehite Seele des Schweines," (sib), St. Galler Tagblatt, June 2003
Steinberg, Claudia, "Wenn Gefallene Engel Bluten," Kunstzeitung, May 2003
Perra, Mostbacher, "Ordnung ins Chaos,"Lift, Stuttgart, March 2003
Gatsas, Georg, "Martyrertum der Verzweiflung," Heute Eroffnung
Zahm, Olivier, "Une Muse Moderne," Liberation
"Music," Purple, Spring/Summer 2003
"Angelblood," Buzz, Volume. 40, March 2003
Jetzer, Gianni, "Anti-Pure Catalog," Ursula Blickle Stifung
"Purple Stars," Purple, printed in Japan

"Angelblood, Gang Gang Dance," Ryuko Tsushin
Mullins, Marcella, "My Venal Muse," Fluid Magazine
Giovianni, Stefano, "Beauty," The International 3
Giovianni, Stefano, "Williamsburg Sounds," Sportswear International Kelsey, John, "Portraits," Purple, Winter 2002
Phillips, Richard, "Artforum -Top Ten List," Gang Gang Dance, Artforum
Moore, Thurston, & Byron Coley, "Bull Tongue: Exploring the Void of all known undergrounds," Arthur, October 2002
Richardson, Terry, "Eye-Spy New York," Dazed and Confused, July 2002
"Rock Tribes," New York Magazine
Bollen, Christopher, "Culture Keeps a Model Brain Handy Made with it's grain to put in place of your own," Time-Out New York
Antitch, Alex & Marcello Krasilcic, "Destroy All Monsters," Liberation, Modete

Pierson, Jack, Interview, September 2001

Aroch, Guy, "Meet a Daring Duo," Interview
Griffin, Tim, "Can you see the real me," Time-Out New York, August Pouncey, Edwin "In Brief: Outer Limits," Wire, Issue 196, June 2000
Simpson, Bennett, "Actress," Artext, May 2000
"Lizzi Bougatsos photographs Chloe Sevigny," Self-Service, Spring 2000

"Easy E, Frayed Jeans, Mohawk," Purple, Winter "Actress," Self-Service
Bernadette Corporation, "Actress," Made in U.S.A.
Art Club 2000, "Artforum Top Ten List," Artforum
McGraw, Gary, "Null New York," Music Magazine, Summer 1999
"Besides on Changes, Soho is still very much Soho," New York Times
Bag, Alex, "A Night Without Armour Series II," Purple, Summer Cosmic Wonder, "The Dress Attatchable a Wall"
Schachter, Kenny, "Russia," ZingMagazine


The Process V, Nieves Edition, Zurich

The Process III, Nieves Edition, Zurich

Simpson, Bennett, "Boug & Worth Take Manhattan," International Center for Contemporary Art Catalogue, 2002
Animal Farm
May 14, 2017