How Many Billboards? is a public exhibition mounted on Los Angeles billboards that highlights the legacies of
Californias conceptually oriented art. The show explores the living history of the trajectory of Californias conceptual
art practices, and the remarkable range and diversity of artists it continues to influence. Twenty-one billboards will be
commissioned to artists who are critically engaged in their practice and able to contribute a new work that responds to the
specificity of the billboard as media.
Participating artists Kenneth Anger, Michael Asher, Jennifer Bornstein, Eileen Cowin, Christina Fernandez, Ken Gonzales Day, Renee Greene, Kira
Lynn Harris, John Knight, David Lamelas, Brandon Lattu, Daniel Martinez, Kori Newkirk, Yvonne Rainer, Martha Rosler with Josh
Neufeld, Allan Ruppersberg, Allan Sekula, Susan Silton, Kerry Tribe, Jim Welling, and Lauren Woods.
Published for the exhibition of the same title, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, at the Schindler House (28.2.-30.5.2010). English 167 pages 31 x 24 cm, hardcover Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, 2010
Book-market edition of the catalogue for the exhibition of the same title (21.1.-19.4.2009) German/English 200 Pages, 183 colored illustrations 32 x 24 cm, paperback MAK Vienna / Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostﬁldern-Ruit 2009