Raymond Pettibon/ Raymond Ginn

United States 1957

Illustration

www.raypettibon.com

Raymond Pettibon
Raymond Ginn
Male
United States
1957

Raymond Pettibon is a witty American illustrator and cartoonist, best known for his comic-like drawings which always contain intelligently disturbing, ironic messages. Pettibon’s art is sometimes violent and almost always rebellious, against the system. His medium of choice is ink on paper and many of his early drawings are black and white. However, Pettibon likes to experiment and he introduces colors to his pieces through the use of watercolor, collage, gouache and acrylic paint. Pettibon’s exciting career started in the Southern California in the late 1970s and 1980s, influenced by pop and punk culture. Many of his famous illustrations can be found on the legendary album covers of rock stars, in various comics and as a part of concert flyers.

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terms  home drawing Raymond Pettibon - You killed Murdered, 2007 (Left) - End the War..., 2007 (Right)
Raymond Pettibon – You killed Murdered, 2007 (Left) – End the War…, 2007 (Right)

Early Career and Main Sources of Inspiration

Pettibon was born in Tucson, Arizona in 1957 as Raymond Ginn. He changed his name to Pettibon because his father gave him the nickname petit bon, which means a good little boy. His educational background wasn’t originally related to visual arts. Pettibon studied economics and became a high school math teacher before his decision to return to college. Eventually, he graduated with a BFA from the prestigious UCLA. Pettibon’s visual style and ideas became quickly recognizable and appreciated in the colorful, liberated world of the late 70s. The artist’s drawings encompass the large spectrum of cultural issues – the deviances of the marginalized youth, literature, sports, sexuality, and even religion. There is also a common set of motifs and personalities depicted in many of Pettibon’s pieces and these are Charles Manson, surfers, baseball players, Elvis Presley and violent young punkers. Pettibon’s paper-based pieces combine images and text, often borrowed from literature. Even though some of Pettibone’s images are stand-alone works, they are much more often paired with handwritten text. When it comes to Pettibon’s influences in literature, these are all preeminent writers, such as Henry James, John Ruskin, William Faulkner and James Joyce. Pettibon claims that his interest in combining illustrations with text is rooted in the influence of poets such as William Blake. Pettibon is a prolific artist who made hundreds and hundreds of original drawings. In 1978, he started to publish them arranged as limited-edition booklets, called Superflux Pubs. These booklets are considered the sum of Pettibon’s brilliant ideas and visions. By the mid-80s, Pettibon has changed his style and started working in collage. He was using prevalently newspaper and magazine pieces combined with simple black and white images.

In 1978, Pettibon started to publish his works arranged as limited-edition booklets

 home drawing Raymond Pettibon - No Title (The Most Dread), 2004
Raymond Pettibon – No Title (The Most Dread), 2004

Album Cover Artworks

Some of Pettibon’s best-known illustrations are featured on popular album covers. In the late 70s and early 80s, the artist has produced a large number of uniquely humorous artworks on fliers and similar promotional materials, such as posters, stickers, and finally album covers, which were really well received when it comes to the international marketplace for art. His most appreciated work from this period was an illustration for his brother’s band known as the Black Flag. Around the same time, Pettibon has worked with many other popular punk and rock bands, such as the Dead Kennedys, the Ramones, and Meat Puppets.

Some of Pettibon’s best-known works are featured on album covers

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terms Raymond Pettibon - No Title (A look A), 2010
Raymond Pettibon – No Title (A look A), 2010

Success Related to Gallery Exhibitions and Museum Collections

Pettibon’s exhibiting career started in the 1980s. By the early 90s, he was already quite famous and he the won the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Award. In the late 90s, he released an anthology of his pieces called Raymond Pettibon: A Reader. A few years later, in 2001 Pettibon won a brilliant international award for his work – it was the Wolfgang Hahn Prize from the Ludwig Museum in Cologne, Germany. In 2004, the prestigious Whitney Museum of American Art in New York awarded him the Bucksbaum Prize. Because of the universal nature and wide acceptance of his artistic style, Pettibon’s work has been exhibited widely throughout the United States and abroad. Most important venues which have held his solo exhibitions are the Kumu Kunstimuuseum in Tallinn, Estonia, Kunstmuseum Luzern in Lucerne, Switzerland, Kestnergesellschaft in Hanover, Museum of Contemporary Art in San Diego and the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. There are also many museum collections who proudly feature Pettibon’s pieces and these are the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart in Berlin, The Israel Museum in Jerusalem, The Museum of Modern Art in New York, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art and also Tate Gallery in London, among others.

Because of the universal nature and wide acceptance of his projects among fellow artists and audiences, Pettibon’s work has been exhibited throughout the shows in the United States and abroad

Raymond Pettibon - No Title (He’s in a…), 2007
Raymond Pettibon – No Title (He’s in a…), 2007

Homo Americanus

Pettibon’s most recent show is called Homo Americanus and it is currently on view at the Deichtorhallen Hamburg – Sammlung Falckenberg in Hamburg (from February 28 until September 11, 2016). It is a major retrospective of the artist’s pieces and it encompasses more than six hundred artworks from every period of his career. It is also interesting to mention that the majority of pieces available at this show have never been exhibited before. Accompanying the exhibition is a brand new publication by D. Zwirner Books, made in collaboration with Pettibon. The publication is curated by Ulrich Loock and the biographical notes are written by Lucas Zwirner. After its premiere in Hamburg, the show will travel to Museum der Moderne in Salzburg.

Pettibon’s most recent show is called Homo Americanus and it is a major retrospective

Raymond Pettibon - No Title (But the sand), 2011
Raymond Pettibon – No Title (But the sand), 2011

Guide Through High and Low American Art and Culture

Raymond Pettibon’s work is of crucial importance because it features a wide spectrum of American issues belonging to both high and low culture. With his humorous style full of irony, easily recognizable illustrations and strong punch lines, Pettibon has covered many universally appealing topics, such as the life of marginalized youth, art history, literature, sports, religion, politics, and of course sexuality. Pettibon remains a very active artist, eagerly following the ever changing topics and issues of the modern society and lifestyle.

The artist is represented by David Zwirner London, David Zwirner 20th Street New York, and Galerie Fluegel-Roncak.

Raymond Pettibon lives and works New York City.

Featured image: Raymond Pettibon’s Portrait – image via huckmagazine.com
All other images courtesy of D. Zwirner Gallery.

YearExhibition TitleGallery/MuseumSolo/Group
2016Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon: Forgetting the Hand David Zwirner, New York, NYGroup
2015Art Basel 2015Basel, SwitzerlandGroup
2014No Problem: Cologne/New York 1984-1989David Zwirner, New York, NYGroup
2013The Whole Earth Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin Group
2013Human Wave - The Videotapes Of Raymond PettibonSPACE, London,EnglandGroup
2012Raymond Pettibon Whuytuyp Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne Group
2012Raymond PettibonGreenfield Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA Group
2012Raymond Pettibon Sadie Coles HQ, London,EnglandGroup
2011Collecting Biennial Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA Group
2011In the End was the Word: Language as a Medium of the Contemporary Visual Arts Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim, Germany Group
2011Looker-UpperContemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany Solo
2010Neugierig? Kunst des 21. Jahrhunderts aus privaten SammlungenKunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany Group
2010WEISSER SCHIMMEL - You can observe a lot by watchingSammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg-Harburg, Germany Group
2010Framed: Drawings in MotionThe Drawing Center, New York, USA Group
2010Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary ArtMuseum of Fine Arts, Gent, Belgium Group
2010The Artist’s MuseumMuseum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, L.A., USA Group
2010ShudderDrawing Room, London, UKGroup
2010SITE Santa Fe Eighth International Exhibition: The Dissolve Santa Fe, NM catalogue
2010Sunless Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK Group
2010Swell, Art 1950-2010 Nyehaus and Metro Pictures, New York, NYGroup
2010Thank You for Being With Us: Contemporary Art from the Douglas Nielsen Collection Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ catalogue
2010Tom of Finland and Then Some Feature Inc., New York, NYGroup
2010Wall to Wall Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2010Works on Paper from the MCA CollectionMuseum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, ILGroup
2010Collecting BiennialsWhitney Museum of American Art, New York, NYGroup
2010Draw: Mexico CityMuseo de la Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico City, MexicoGroup
2010Endless Summer-Surf ElsewhereBlum & Poe, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2010The EphemeralGalerie Van Gelder, Amsterdam, The NetherlandsGroup
2010Fractional Systems: Garage Project IIThe Mackey Garage, MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2010Houdini: Art and Magic The Jewish Museum, New Yorkcatalogue
2010Le Meilleur Des Mondes Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, LuxembourgGroup
2010Liverpool Biennial, International 10: TouchedLiverpool, UK catalogue
2010Playboys and Killjoys Ambach & Rice, Seattle, WAGroup
2010Route 1: R for Replicant CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CAGroup
2010Raymond PettibonGladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium Solo
2010Raymond Pettibon: Hard in the Paint David Zwirner, New York, NY Solo
2009Raymond Pettibon Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK Solo
2009Raymond Pettibon: Repeater Pencil World Class Boxing, Miami, FL Solo
2009Raymond Pettibon and Yoshua Okon: Hipnostasis Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CADuo
2009Rock Paper Scissor Robert Berman Gallery, curated by Jon Cournoyer, Santa Monica, CAGroup
2009Seeing the Figure Anew: Selections from the Darrel and Marsha Anderson Collection Orange County College Arts Pavillion, Costa Mesa, CAGroup
2009CropURA!, Istanbul, Turkey Solo
2008Raymond Pettibon Part II: Recent Work: Cutting Room Floor Show (2008)Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA Solo
2008Raymond Pettibon Part I: Seminal Early Work (1978–1988) Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA Solo
2008Raymond Pettibon Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, Switzerland Group
2008Raymond Pettibon: no title, 2008Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany Solo
2008Endless Summer, curated by Alex Israel Glendale College Art Gallery, Glendale, CAGroup
2008Beautiful People and the Secret Wound, curated by Miguel Bardagil, Collection of Frac Nord–Pas de Calais Prague City Gallery Space, Prague, Czech RepublicGroup
20082008 California BiennialOrange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CAGroup
2008New Prints 2008- Autumn International Print Center, New York, NYGroup
2008To Illustrate and Multiply: An Open BookMuseum of Contemporary Art Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2008Listen Darling…The World is Yours Ellipse Foundation of Contemporary Art, Cascais, PortugalGroup
2008Crossroads: Interfaces between rock music and contemporary artDomus Atrium, Salamanca, SpainGroup
2008Political Corect Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, SwitzerlandGroup
2008Emerson VS. Nietzsche China Art Objects Galleries at Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2008Faces and Figures (revisited), Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, NYGroup
2008The Wizard of OzCCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CAGroup
2008Index: Conceptualism in California from the Permanent Collection Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2008Pretty Ugly, curated by Alison Gingeras Gavin Brown's enterprise and Maccarone, New York, NYGroup
2008Schorr, Collier, Freeway BalconiesDeutsche Guggenheim Museum, Berlin, GermanyGroup
2008Raymond PettibonDavid Zwirner Gallery, New York, NYGroup
2008[St.] Raymond Pettibon[e]: 1978 – 1986, specific object - david platzkerNew York, NYGroup
2008SONIC YOUTH: SENSATIONAL FIX LIFE, Nazaire, FranceGroup
2008KRAZY! The Delirious World of Anime + Comics + Video Games + Art Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, CanadaGroup
2008Flying Start 1978 – 1982 Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, GermanyGroup
2008Pivot Points: Part 2 Museum of Contemporary Art at Goldman Warehouse, Miami, FLGroup
2008Lots Of Things Like This, curated by Dave Eggers Apexart, New York, NYGroup
2008Southern Exposure: Works from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, AustraliaGroup
2008True Romance: Allegorien der Liebe von der Renaissance bis heute Museum Villa Stück, Munich, Germany (catalogue)Group
2008Something Old, Something New, Something Borrowed Something Blue, curated by Aaron Rose Primo Marella Gallery, Milan, ItalyGroup
2008Collecting Collections Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2008Under Pain of Death, curated by Gerald Matt and Abraham OrdenAustrian Cultural Forum, New York, NYGroup
2008Animations-Fictions: Works from the FNAC Collections-Fond National d'Art Contemporain, Paris, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, RomaniaGroup
2007Come, Come, Come Into My World, curated by Andrew Renton Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Portugal, SpainGroup
2007Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, ILGroup
2007For Sale, curated by Jens Hoffmann Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, PortugalGroup
2007Mad Love: Young Art from Danish Private Collections Arken Museum for Modern Art, Skovvej, DenmarkGroup
2007L.A. Desire (Part 2), dedicated to the memory of Brent Petersen (1972–2007), curated by Wilhelm Schürmann, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf, GermanyGroup
2007The Heart Welcome Trust, London, UKGroup
2007La Biennale di Venezia, curated by Robert Storr52nd International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, ItalyGroup
2007Panic Attack! Art in the Punk Years Barbican Art Gallery, London, UKGroup
2007If Everybody Had an Ocean: Brian Wilson Tate Modern, St. Ilves, Cornwall, UKGroup
2007Made In Germany Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, GermanyGroup
2007Raymond Pettibon Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK Solo
2007Kunst aus Los Angeles der 60er bis 90er Jahre Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, GermanyGroup
2006Into Me-Out of Me KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, GermanyGroup
2006Red Eye. L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FLGroup
2006Anos 80 uma topologia Museu Serralves Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Porto, PortugalGroup
2006Magritte and Contemporary Art: The Treachery of Images Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2006Raymond Pettibon Works on Paper Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York, NY Solo
2006Raymond Pettibon CAC Malaga, Malaga, Spain Solo
2006Raymond Pettibon: Whatever it is you`re looking for you won`t find it hereKunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria Solo
2006Raymond Pettibon Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA Solo
2006Where are we going? Selections from the Francois Pinault Collection Palazzo Grassi, Venice, ItalyGroup
2006Swing Spaces: Wallworks Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CanadaGroup
2006Thank You For The Music Sprüth Magers Lee, London, UKGroup
2006Once upon a Time in the West Contemporary Fine Arts Berlin, Berlin, GermanyGroup
200675 Years of Collecting: British Masters, Group of Seven and Pop IconsVancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, CanadaGroup
2006Blind Date Passau Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Wörlen, Passau, GermanyGroup
2006Prophets of Deceit CCA Wattis, San Francisco, CAGroup
2006Los Angeles 1955-1985 Centre Pompidou, Paris, FranceGroup
2005Beautiful LosersOrange County Museum of Art, Costa Mesa, CAGroup
2005SITE Santa Fe, 5th International BiennialSanta Fe, NMGroup
2005Funny Cuts: Cartoons und Comics in der zeitgenössischen Kunst Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, GermanyGroup
2005Raymond PettibonWhitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY Solo
2005Raymond Pettibon Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany Solo
2005Goetz meets Falckenberg, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, GermanyGroup
2005Early Work David Zwirner, New York, NYGroup
2005La beauté de l’enferGalerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, BelgiumGroup
2005Thrust: The 26th Biennal of Graphic ArtsLjubljana, SloveniaGroup
2005Brooke AlexanderArt 36 Basel, New York, NYGroup
2005Bidibidobidiboo: La Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per i dieci anni della Fondazione Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, ItalyGroup
2005AccrochageBFAS Blondeau Fine Arts Services SA, Geneva, SwitzerlandGroup
2005Machtstrukturen der PädagogikDer Neue Kunstverein, Munich, GermanyGroup
2005Fragile Analix Forever, Geneva, SwitzerlandGroup
2005Les grands spectacles - 120 Jahre Kunst und MassenkulturMuseum der Moderne, Salzburg, AustriaGroup
2005Desenhos: A-ZPorta 33, Funchal, PortugalGroup
2004The Whitney Biennal The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NYGroup
2004Joyce in Art Royal Hibernion Academy, Dublin, IrelandGroup
2004La Fabrique du SensibleMusée departemental d’Art Contemporain de Rochouart, Rochouart, FranceGroup
2004100 Artists see GodInstitute of Contemporary Art, London, UKGroup
2004Friedrich Christian Flick Collection im Hamburger BahnhofHamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Hamburg, GermanyGroup
2004Die Ästhetik des B-movies in der zeitgenössischen Kunst Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz, AustriaGroup
2004O.K., America! Apexart, New York, NYGroup
2004The Black AlbumAntonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, ItalyGroup
2004Raymond PettibonJean-Luc Verna, BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva, SwitzerlandGroup
2004Summer Group ExibitionBrooke Alexander Editions, New York, NYGroup
2004100 Artists See GodNaples Museum of Art, Naples, FLGroup
2004La Fabrique du Sensible, Musée Departemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, FranceGroup
2004Candyland Zoo Herbert Read Gallery, Canterbury, UKGroup
2004L’image de la jeunesse un jour de fête Galerie Nomadenoase, Paris, FranceGroup
2004UntitledMarc Jancou Fine Art, New York, NYGroup
2004Raymond Pettibon: Winged Heart und andere DruckeGraphische Sammlung ETH, Zürich, Switzerland Solo
2004Raymond Pettibon David Zwirner, New York, NY Solo
2003Phoenix KulturstiftungFalkenberg Collection, Hamburg, GermanyGroup
2003American Short Stories: R. Juarez -Saul Steinberg-Raymond PettibonMuseum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FLGroup
2003Outlook International Art ExhibitionAthens, GreeceGroup
2003For the Record: Drawing Contemporary LifeVancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, CanadaGroup
2003Colleccíon MACBAMuseu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, SpainGroup
2003Blinde wehrt Euch!K21, Düsseldorf, GermanyGroup
2003Philip Guston-Bruce Nauman-Raymond PettibonBrooke Alexander, New York, NYGroup
2003SeetheCatriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, CanadaGroup
2003Cruel and Unusual: an Exhibition to Benefit the West Memphis Three Sixspace, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2003Visual Poetics: Art and the WordMiami Art Museum, Miami, FLGroup
2003Lee 3 Tau Ceti Central Armory ShowVilla Arson, Nice, FranceGroup
2003SexKaryn Lovegrove Galllery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2003State of the ArtThe Surf Gallery, Laguna Beach, CAGroup
2003A Perilous Space Magnani, London, UKGroup
2003100 Artists See God, Independent Curators InternationalNaples Museum of Art, cur. John Baldessari, Meg Cranston, Naples FL Group
2003The Great Drawing Show: 1550-2003Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2003Urban incidenceBeaumontpublic + Königbloc, LuxembourgGroup
2003Inaugural ExhibitionRegen Projects, Los Angeles, CAGroup
2002Ten Years Galerie Hauser & Wirth Galerie Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, SwitzerlandGroup
2002Les années 70: L'art en cause, CapcMusée d'art contemporain Entrepôt, Bordeaux, FranceGroup
2002Extra Art: A Survey of Artists' Ephemera, 1960-1999 Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UKGroup
2002Colorblind: Works in Black and White Ikon Ltd.-Kay Richards Contemporary Art, Santa Monica, CAGroup
2002CopyRoth Horowitz, New York, NYGroup
2002Permanent Collection Galleries, Post – 1945 Art Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TXGroup
2002Shoot the SingerInstitute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PAGroup
2002Raymond Pettibon Plots Laid Thick, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan Solo
2001Raymond PettibonThe Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK Solo
2001Raymond Pettibon: The Wolfgang Hahn Prize ExhibitionMuseum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany Solo
2001The Magic HourNeue Galerie, Graz, Austria Solo
2001Raymond PettibonDavid Zwirner, New York, NY Solo
2001Mirror`s EdgeTramway, Glasgow, UK Solo
2001Raymond Pettibon: The Books, Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany Solo
2000Raymond Pettibon Zurich, Switzerland Solo
2000Raymond PettibonDavid Zwirner, New York, NY Solo
2000Raymond Pettibon Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany Solo
2000Raymond PettibonSadie Coles HQ, London, UK Solo
2000Raymond PettibonRegen Projects, Los Angeles, CA Solo
1999Raymond Pettibon The Drawing Center, New York, NY Solo
1999Raymond PettibonMuseum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA Solo
1999Raymond PettibonPhiladelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA Solo
1998Raymond PettibonGalerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria Solo
1998Raymond PettibonRegen Projects, Los Angeles, CA Solo
1998Raymond PettibonThe Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, IL Solo
1998Raymond Pettibon. Recent Work, 11 Duke Street Limited, London, UK Solo
1998Raymond PettibonContemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany Solo
1997Michael Craig-Martin-Raymond Pettibon Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany catalogue
1997Raymond PettibonGaleria 1991, Lisbon, Portugal Solo
1997Raymond Pettibon: Drawings and Wall Drawings, David Zwirner, New York, NY Solo
1997Raymond Pettibon with Wes Mills, Galerie Haus Schneider, Karlsruhe, GermanyGroup
1996Raymond PettibonTaka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan Solo
1996Raymond PettibonTramway, Glasgow, UK Solo
1995Raymond PettibonContemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany Solo
1995Raymond PettibonDavid Zwirner, New York, NY Solo
1995Raymond PettibonGalleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy Solo
1995Raymond Pettibon Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA Solo
1995Raymond PettibonYnglingagatan, Stockholm, Sweden Solo
1994Raymond PettibonGaleria Ramis Barquet, Garza, Mexico Solo
1994Raymond PettibonGalerie Beaumont, Luxembourg Solo
1994Raymond PettibonGalerie Metropol, Vienna, Austria Solo
1993Raymond PettibonGalerie Esther Schipper, Cologne, Germany Solo
1993Raymond Pettibon Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA Solo
1993Raymond Pettibon University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL Solo
1993Raymond Pettibon: Making Book, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA Solo
1993Raymond Pettibon: New Works on Paper,Feature Inc., New York, NY Solo
1992Raymond PettibonAir de Paris, Nice, France Solo
1992Raymond PettibonGalerie Esther Schipper, Cologne, Germany Solo
1992Raymond PettibonGalerie Marc Jancou, Zürich, Switzerland Solo
1992Raymond Pettibon-Matrix 151, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA Solo
1992Raymond Pettibon: On the Scent, Galerie Metropol, Vienna, Austria Solo
1991Raymond Pettibon Feature Inc., New York, NY Solo
1991Raymond PettibonGalerie Rudiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany Solo
1991Raymond PettibonGalleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy Solo
1991Raymond PettibonN.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, IL Solo
1991Raymond PettibonRichard-Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Solo
1990A Long Parenthesis Richard-Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, CA Solo
1990ReadingsFeature Inc., New York, NY Solo
1990Drawing the LineRichard-Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
1990Just PatheticRosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA catalogue
1990Total MetalSimon Watson, New York, NY catalogue
1989AmerikarmsHallwalls, Buffalo, NYGroup
1989Art as ReligionRichard-Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
1989ButtinskyFeature Inc., New York, NYGroup
1989Office PartyFeature Inc., New York, NYGroup
1989Problems with Reading-Rereading Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, ILGroup
1989Raymond PettibonFeature Inc., New York, NY Solo
1988Cartoon-Like MoMing Art Gallery, Chicago, ILGroup
1988Group ShowAce Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CAGroup
1988LACA Boys Feature Inc., Chicago, ILGroup
1988Near MissFeature Inc., Chicago, ILGroup
1987Head SexFeature Inc., Chicago, ILGroup
1987Art of Politics Richard-Bennett Gallery, Los Angeles, CAGroup
1986Social DistortionLos Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CAGroup
1986Raymond PettibonSemaphore Gallery, New York, NY Solo
1985Raymond PettibonLos Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CAGroup