Kuras & MacKenzie

About us

We are Christian Kuras and Duncan MacKenzie. We have been collaborating on art projects since 2003.

Christian Kuras lives in suburban Manchester, England. His work has been shown and published across Canada, the United States and Europe. And...

Holy shit it's Duncan MacKenzie! He's an artist, pundit, educator and a founding member/producer of Bad at Sports. His works have appeared in galleries all over the world including Canada, Australia, The United States of America, New Zealand, Estonia and England. His work has been discussed in Flash Art, Art Forum, the New York Times, Time Out and many other venues. He is the author of over 250 interviews and has worked with such people as Rodney Graham, Kerry James Marshall, Francesco Bonami, Luc Tuymans, James Elkins, Julie Ault, Carol Becker, James Rondeau, Jeff Wall, and Gavin Turk. He currently enjoys a posting as an Assistant Professor in Art + Design at Columbia College Chicago.

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Selected solo exhibitions

2016
Set No Path, Waiting Room Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2015
Everything is Still Really Interesting, Section 2337, Chicago, IL
2013
Everything You Need, Noxious Sector Projects, Seattle, WA
2012
Diagram and People Like Me, Threewalls Gallery, MDW Art Fair, Chicago, IL
2009
You Beautiful Creature, Material, Memphis TN
2008
Christian Kuras and Duncan MacKenzie, 809, Calgary, AB

Selected group exhibitions

2016
Set No Path, Waiting Room Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
2013
A Study in Midwestern Appropriation (curated by Michelle Grabner), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2012
Field Static, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago, IL
Performa 11, As part of a Philip von Zweck project with Invisible Exports, New York, NY
Pull the Devil’s Tail, The Ugly Art Room, Brooklyn, NY
Poor Farm Experiment 3, Poor Farm, Wapaca, WI
2010
Not Just Another Pretty Face 2010, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Bushwick Schlacht!, 245 Boerum Street, Brooklyn, NY
The Dead Drop, Media Center at Rice University, Houston, TX
2009
Just Good Art, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Response and the Art of Criticism, I-Space, Chicago, IL
39 Verbs about Industry of the Ordinary, Packer Schopf Gallery, Chicago IL
2008
Bellwether, Alternator, Kelowna BC
Bellwether, Vox Populi, Philadelphia PA
Not Just Another Pretty Face, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL Useless Weapon, Green Lantern, Chicago, IL
2007
Just Good Art, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
12 x 12 at the Harwood, Harwood Art Center, Albuquerque, NM
The Adventurous Type (Curated by Allison Peters Quinn), Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Impact 5 Print Folio, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia, (2008) University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT, (2009) Colum- bia College, Chicago
Artist Book/Folio 2, VONZWECK Projects, Chicago, IL
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Faculty Show, Bill Parks Gallery: American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL
Apple Pie, EXP Gallery, Chicago, IL
I [Heart] America and American [Hearts] Me, Old Gold, Chicago, IL
2006
RCA Secret, Royal College of Art, London, UK
To London With Love, Chicago, icabin, London, UK
Faculty Show, Bill Parks Gallery: American Academy of Art, Chicago, IL
Masked, Art Ledge, Chicago IL