Rodolphe Janssen | Adam McEwen

Adam McEwen

BIOGRAPHY

Born 1965 in London, UK

Lives and works in New York City, NY USA

Education

1987

Christ Church, Oxford; BA, English Literature

1991

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA USA

Solo exhibitions

2017

I Think I'm in Love, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO USA

2016

Tinnitus, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Harvest, Petzel, New York, NY USA

2015

Traditional Contemporary, Petzel, New York, NY USA

Museo Civico Diocesano di Santa Maria dei Servi, Città della Pieve, Italy

2014

Factory Tint, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

Non-Alignment Pact, Galerie Art:Concept, Paris, France

2013

Rehabilitating The Steinway Tube Ducts, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Sawney Bean, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland, UK

Adam McEwen, Home Alone 1, New York, NY USA

Atomkraft Paintings, The National Exemplar, New York, NY USA

2012

The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX USA

2011

11.11.11, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

A real slow drag, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY USA

The House of Marlon Brando, Art:Concept, Paris, France

2010

Fresh Hell, carte blanche à Adam McEwen, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

I Hate You, Billboard for Edinburgh, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

I Am Curious Yellow, Nicole Klagsbrun Booth at The Armory Show, New York, NY USA

Feeling Called Love, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

2009

Switch and Bait, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY USA

2008

Chicken or beef?, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, NY USA

2007

U r the problem, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Who r u? lost all numbers, Art : Concept, Paris, France

2006

8.00 for 8.30, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY USA

My Mistake, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA USA

2004

History is a Perpetual Virgin endlessly and repeatedly Deflowered by successive generations of Fucking Liars, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY USA

2003

Alessandra Bonomo Gallery, Rome, Italy

The Wrong Gallery, New York, NY USA

The McAllister Institute, New York, NY USA

2002

Sleeper, Edinburgh, UK

Much Better, 17 Rosebery Avenue, London, UK

Selected group exhibitions

2017

WAGSTAFF'S, MOSTYN, Wales, UK

We need to talk..., Petzel Gallery, New York, NY USA

2016

Pièces-Meublés, curated by Bob Nickas, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France

2015

Skin (Part 2), The National Exemplar, New York, NY USA

Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY USA

Popist and Music/Sound, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

America is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA

Permanent Collection, University of Kentucky Art Museum, Lexington, KY USA

Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifcat, Museum of the Moving Image, New York, NY USA

2014

Manic Panic, Shoot the Lobster, New York, NY USA

In NO Time, the Modern Institute, Osborne Street, Glasgow

Love Story: Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Winter Palace and 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria

Copied, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York, NY USA

LEGS, The National Exemplar, New York, NY USA

Reliable Tension, 32 Edgewood Gallery, Yale University of Art, New Haven, CT USA

Home Again, Again II, the Journal Gallery, New York, NY USA

2013

The Show is Over, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

In-between, Skarstedt Gallery, London, UK

Tactility, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark

DSM-V, curated by David Rimaneli, presented by Vito Schnabel, Farley Post Office, New York, NY USA

2012

Dark Garnaal, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Summer Project, Villa Knokke, Knokke Heist, Belgium

Walk This Way, White Columns, New York, NY USA

Second Skin, VPL, New York, NY USA

ARTandPRESS, Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin Germany

Blind Cut, curated by Jonah Freeman & Vera Neykov, Marlborough Gallery Chelsea, NY USA

2011

Stand art: concept, Fiac, Paris, France

Arbeiten aus dem Bleistiftgebiet, Van Horn, Düsseldorf Germany (curator: Gregor Hildebrandt)

2010

The Last Newspaper, The New Museum, New York, NY USA

Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance, Guggenheim Museum, New York; Travels to: Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain

Re-Dressing, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY USA

Inauguration, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France

Shape Language, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY USA

Endless Bummer/ Surf Elsewhere, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA USA

Pictures & Statues, Country Club, Cincinnati, OH USA

Make Yourself At Home, Curated by Sabrina Blaichman, Caroline Copley and Genevieve Hudson-Price, 7Eleven Gallery, New York, NY USA

At Home / Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg in the Hessel Museum of Art, Curated by Matthew Higgs, Center for Curatorial Studies, The Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY USA

(LEAN), Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY USA

Meet Me Inside, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA USA

Crash, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

Gallery, Galerie, Galleria, Norma Mangione Gallery, Turin, Italy, curated by Adam Carr

The Substance of the Shadow, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

2009

Under Control, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana-Champaign, IL USA

The Reach of Realism, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL USA

Beg, Borrow, and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL USA

Small Packages, The Art Production Fund Lab, New York, NY USA

The Living and the Dead, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY USA

Remembering Henry’s Show: Selected Works 1978–2008, The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, CT USA

Dark Summer, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

20 Years, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY USA

Saints and Sinners, The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA USA

Just What Are They Saying, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA, USA. Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody

2008

Signs of the Time, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA

The Station, Miami, FL, USA. Co-curated by Nate Lowman and Shamim Momin

The Art of the Real, Vanmoerkerke Collection, Oostende, Belgium. Curated by Robert Nickas

That Was Then... This Is Now, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY USA

Murder Letters, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal, Curated by David Rimanelli

Zuordnungsprobleme, Galerie Johann Koenig, Berlin, Germany

Typed, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

Recent Acquisitions, Gifts, and Works from Various Exhibitions 1985 – 2008, White Columns, New York, NY USA

Under Pain of Death, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, NY USA

Accidental Modernism, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY, USA Curated by Christopher Eamon

2007

Two Years: Acquisitions for the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA

Pop Art Is…, Gagosian Gallery (Brittania Street), London, UK

Deaf 2: From the Audible to the Visible, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France, Curated by Peter Coffin

Open House: Cincinnati Collects, Contemporary Arts Center Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH USA

Last Attraction Next Exit, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK, Curated by Neville Wakefield

Irreversible, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York, NY USA

Number One: Destroy, She Said, Julia Stoschek Collecton, Düsseldorf, Germany

Galerie Mitterand + Sanz, Zurich, Switzerland (Three-person exhibition with Peter Coffin and Michael Phelan)

Saturn Falling, The Corridor, Reykjavik, Iceland, Curated by Gavin Morrison

Living With Art: 47 Modern Masters from the Chris Burmeister Collection, The University of New Mexico, Jonson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM USA

2006

Under Pressure, Galerie Art : Concept, Paris, France, Curated by Bill Cournoyer

Defamation of Character, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, USA. Curated by Neville Wakefield

New York, Interrupted, pkm gallery, Beijing, China, Curated by Dan Cameron

The Kate Show, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Ruby Satellite, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL, Curated by Ciara Ennis; Travels to: University of California/ California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA USA

The Rhubarb Society, Tracey Lawrence Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

Writing in Strobe, Dicksmith Gallery, London, UK

Bring the War Home, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY and QED, Los Angeles, CA, USA organized by Drew Heitzler

*Into Me/Out of Me,¨ P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY, USA Curated by Klaus Biesenbach; Travels to: KW Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

Le Paradox du comédien, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

Axis of Praxis, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN USA

Fallout: Cold War Culture, Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY USA

Whitney Biennial: Day for Night, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Curated by Philippe Vergne and Chrissie Iles

The Glass Bead Game, Vilma Gold Project Space, Berlin, Germany

The Fig Play Fox Dead, David Kordansky, Los Angeles, CA USA

Survivor, Bortolami Dayan, New York, NY, USA Curated by David Rimanelli

Love is Colder than Death, Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva, Switzerland, Curated by Jonah Freeman

2005

Superstars, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

Blankness is Not a Void, Curated by Gardar Eide Einarsson, Standard, Oslo, Norway

Carol Bove, Adam McEwen and Seth Price, United Artists Ltd., Marfa, TX USA

Star Star: Toward the Center of Attention, CAC Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH USA

General Ideas; Rethinking Conceptual Art 1987 - 2005, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA, USA Curated by Matthew Higgs

Drunk vs. Stoned 2, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY USA

On the Beach, Printed Matter, New York, NY USA. Curated by Justin Lowe

Bridge Freezes Before Road, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA Curated by Neville Wakefield

Take It Furthur, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, UK

The Feraliminal Lycanthropizer, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA Curated by Craig Kalpakjian

Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY USA

OK / OKAY, Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, New York, USA Curated by Marc-Olivier Wahler

Suburbia, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

In words and pictures, Murray Guy, New York USA

Trade, White Columns, New York, USA Curated by Matthew Higgs

Post Notes, ICA, London, England, Curated by Adam Carr

Situational Prosthetics, New Langton Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA USA Curated by Nate Lowman

2004

I’ll Be Your Mirror: Hotel Project at Frieze Art Fair, organized by Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, London, UK

The Chaim Soutine: Tattoo Project, Frieze Art Fair, London, UK

I Love Music, Creative Growth Gallery, Oakland, San Francisco, CA USA Curated by Matthew Higgs

Happy Days are Here Again, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY USA Curated by Andre Schlechtriem

The Ten Commandments, Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden Germany (touring), Curated by Klaus Biesenbach

Let The Bullshit Run A Marathon, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY USA Curated by Nate Lowman

2003

¨A Matter of Facts, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York.* selected by Clarissa Dalrymple Melvins, Curated by Bob Nickas, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY USA. Travels to: The Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA USA

The Great Drawing Show, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA

I See A Darkness, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA USA

Grant Selwyn Gallery, Los Angeles, Curated by Clarissa Dalrymple Greener Pastures, Toronto, Canada

Happy Birthday newspaper project, organized by Aleksandra Mir, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, & Greengrassi, London UK

Yes We’re Excerpts, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY USA

COPY, Curated by Neville Wakefield, Roth Horowitz, New York, NY USA

2001

Drawing Show, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY USA

Art Transplant, British Consulate in New York, NY USA

Untitled Painting Show, LEA Gallery, London, UK

Free Coke, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY USA

Grapeshot Bullseye Harvest, Attache Gallery, London UK

Super Freaks Part 2, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY USA

Curatorial projects

2010

Fresh Hell, Carte blanche à Adam McEwen, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2007

Beneath the Underdog, Curated by Nate Lowman and Adam McEwen, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY USA

2005

Interstate, Curated by Adam McEwen, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY USA

2004

Power, Corruption and Lies, Roth Horowitz, curated by Adam McEwen and Neville Wakefield, New York, NY USA

Couldn’t Get Ahead, Georgina Starr, Sam Durant, Bob & Roberta Smith, Andrea Bowers, Bob Gunderman, Independent Art Space, London, UK

A Fete Worse Than Death, with Joshua Compston. Curated sound stage of live bands and performance.

Collections

Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL USA

Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany

The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, CT USA

Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY USA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA

Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France