JOSH KLINE lives and works in New York. His work has been included in exhibitions at MoMA PS1, White Columns, 47 Canal, Murray Guy, Marianne Boesky, PERFORMA, and Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, among others in New York; Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel; Night Gallery, Los Angeles; ICA Philadelphia, Schirn Kunstahalle, Frankfurt; and Castillo/Corrales, Paris. In 2015 his work will be included in the New Museum Triennial curated by Lauren Cornell and Ryan Trecartin and present a solo exhibition at Modern Art Oxford in the UK. As a curator, Kline has organized exhibitions at venues including MoMA PS1, Andrea Rosen Gallery, Gresham’s Ghost, Old Room, 179 Canal, and Canada Gallery in New York. His work has been written about in publications including Artforum, Frieze, the New York Times, Frankfurter Allgemeinezeitung, Mousse, and the New Yorker.
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When choosing tools, I sometimes evaluate their usefulness based on their relationship to the time I’m describing in the work. Sometimes a tool’s “newness” or level of novelty becomes essential in depicting where certain subjects and phenomena are in the present, have been in the recent past, and are going in the future.