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William Jones

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William E. Jones is an artist, filmmaker, and writer born in Ohio and now living and working in Los Angeles. He has made two feature length experimental films, Massillon (1991) and Finished (1997), the documentary Is It Really So Strange? (2004), videos including The Fall of Communism as Seen in Gay Pornography (1998), and many other moving image works. His work has been the subject of retrospectives at Tate Modern, London (2005); Anthology Film Archives, New York (2010); Austrian Film Museum, Vienna, and Oberhausen Short Film Festival (both 2011); and has been shown at Museum of Modern Art and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Musee du Louvre, Palais de Tokyo, and La Cinematheque francaise, Paris; Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art.


B.A. Yale University
M.F.A. California Institute of the Arts


Avant-Garde Film
Documentary Film
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