ADAM PENDLETON
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EXHIBITIONS | PUBLICATIONS | BIOGRAPHY | IMAGES



Notes on Black Dada Nihilismus (proper nouns), 2009, acrylic paint on Wall




Accrochage, Parra & Romero | Madrid, exhibition view




Installation view, 2012
Black Dada, 2012.
silkscreen ink on canvas, 48 x 76 inches (121.92 x 193.04 cm), each panel 96 x 76
inches (243.84 x 193.04 cm) overall each painting




Black Lives Matter #1 (wall work), 2015
Vinyl
Dimensions variable


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My Education: A Portrait of David Hilliard, 2011-2014
Three-channel black-and-white video
9 minutes 19 seconds
Dimensions variable
Edition of 5 + 2 AP


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System of Display, R (PROTEST/Bauhaus photo), 2015
Silkscreen ink on glass and mirror
9.813 x 9.813 x 3.125 in/ 24.92 x 24.92 x 7.93 cm


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Installation view, 2014
Silkscreen on stainless Steel
122 1/8 x 62 1/8 inches (310 x 158cm) each painting



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Installation view, 2014
Silkscreen on stainless Steel
122 1/8 x 62 1/8 inches (310 x 158cm) each painting











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EXHIBITIONS


2016


2016


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PUBLICATIONS

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BIOGRAPHY

1984, Richmond, Virginia)
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY.


EDUCATION / RESIDENCIES

2000 - Artspace Independent Study Program, Pietrasanta, Italy
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SOLO EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2017 - Shot him in the face, KW Berlin, Germany.
            - Becoming imperceptible, MOCA Cleveland, OH, USA

2016 - Becoming Imperceptible, Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, New Orleans, LA.
            - Becoming Imperceptible, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO.
            - Adam Pendleton, Parra & Romero, Ibiza.

2015 - Adam Pendleton: New Work, Pace Gallery, London, United Kingdom.

2014 - Adam Pendleton, Pace Gallery, New York, NY.
          -  Adam Pendleton: Selected Works, Shane Campbell Gallery, Lincoln Park, IL.
          -  Adam Pendleton: Selected Works, Travesia Cuatro, Guadalajara, Mexico.
          -  Joan Jonas|Adam Pendleton, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon, Portugal (two-person exhibition).

2012- I’ll Be Your, Pace Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
           - I smashed my sickening face, Artpace, San Antonio, TX.

2011-  New Black Dada Paintings, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon, Portugal.
           -  the women, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL.
           -  Art Statements, Galerie Pedro Cera, Art 42 Basel, Basel, Switzerland.
           -  Radio (ONE), Salina Art Center, Salina, KS.

2010 - BAND, The Kitchen, New York, NY.
           - BAND, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, Canada.
           - chandelier across cognition generates glow linguistic signals perception,
           - Galerie Pedro Cera, Lisbon, Portugal.

2009 - BAND, de Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (as part of SELECTED WORK Amsterdam).
           - grey-blue grain, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (as part of SELECTED WORK Amsterdam).

2007- Rendered in Black and Rendered, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2005 - Gorilla, My Love, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
           - Deeper Down There, Yvon Lambert, New York, NY.

2004 - Being Here, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Urbana, IL
           - Being Here, Wallspace Gallery, New York, NY.


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (SELECTION)

2016 - New Visions, Testa Konsthall, Spånga, Sweden.

2015 - Young, Gifted and Black, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa.
           - Now? NOW!, Biennial of the Americas, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO.
           - Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015. Whitechapel Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
           - Sharon Hayes, Tony Lewis, Adam Pendleton, Andrea Rosen Gallery New York, NY.
           - Personne et les autres, Belgian Pavilion, 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy.
           - Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA.

2014 - The Disappearance of the Fireflies, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France.
           - Love Story – Anne and Wolfgang Titze Collection, 21er Haus and Winter Palace, Vienna, Austria.
           - Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN.
           - Body Language, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York.
           - NY Civil Rights, Void, Derry, Ireland.
           - We Love Video This Summer, Pace Gallery, Beijing, China.

2013 - The 30th Biennial of Graphic Arts: Interruption, International Centre of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
           - Warhol Ones, Half Gallery, New York, NY.
           - After Hours 2: Murals on the Bowery, Art Production Fund, in partnership with The New Museum, New York, NY.

2012- Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
           - Heart to Hand, Swiss Institute, New York, NY.
           - La Triennale--Intense Proximity, 2012, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.
           - Phantom Limb: Approaches to Painting Today, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.
           - Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX.

2011 -A Promise is a Cloud, Public Art Fund, MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, NY.
           - Fifth Contour Biennial, Mechelen, Belgium.
           - Soft Machines, Pace Gallery, New York, NY.
           - Never Odd or Even, Grimmuseum, Berlin, Germany.

2010 -Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY.
           - Quadruple-Consciousness, Vox Populi Gallery, Philadelphia, PA.
           - Collected. Reflections on the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
           - Blood of a Poet, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY.
           - Self as Disappearance, Centre d’Art Contemporain, La Synagogue de Delme, Delme, France.
           - Desire, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX.
           - Afro-Modernism: Journeys through the Black Atlantic, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK.
           - From Then to Now, Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH.
           - It Is Written, Centre Pompidou-Metz, France.

2009 - A Generational: Younger Than Jesus, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY.
           - Talk Show, ICA, London, England.
           - After 1968: Contemporary Artists and The Civil Rights Legacy, California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA.
           - Black Hole, Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca, Spain.
           - Artists in Residence, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, NY.
           - Cargo/Cargo Manifest/Cargo Vision, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany.
           - Constellations: Paintings from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL.
           - Infinitesimal Eternity, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT.
           - The one hundred and sixty-third floor: Liam Gillick curates the collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago,
              Chicago, IL.
           - The Prompt, Performa 09, New York, NY.

2008 - Hey Hey Glossolalia, Curated by Mark Beasly, Creative Time, New York, NY.
           - After 1968: Contemporary Artists and The Civil Rights Legacy, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA.
           - Object, The Undeniable Success of Operations, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
           - The Future as Disruption, The Kitchen, New York, NY.
           - Freeway Balconies, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany.
           - Manifesta 7, Tentino-South, Tyrol, Italy.
           - Perform History II, U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Arhus, Denmark.
           - Manifesto Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, England.
           - Matter of Fact: Aftermath, Galeria Vermelho, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

2007 - Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL.
           - Commemorating Thirty Years, Part III, 1991-2007, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL.
           - Resistance Is, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.

2006 - Message Personnel, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France.
           - Interstellar Low Ways, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL.
           - R³: Reading 'Ritin 'Rithmetic, 30 Years Later, Castle Gallery, Inverness, United Kingdom.
           - Please Love Me, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, WI.
           - Figure of the Player, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France.

2005 - Frequency, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY.
           - Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX.

2004 - It’s About Memory, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL.
           - When Contemporary Art Speaks, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN.
           - Optimo: Manifestations of Optimism in Contemporary Art, Marfa Ballroom, Marfa, TX.
           - Black Milk: Theories on Suicide, Marvelli Gallery, New York, NY.
           - Seven More (Things We Like), Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, DC.


SELECTED PERFORMANCES AND FILM SCREENINGS

2016- Black Dada Reader, Mousse

2011 - BAND, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (performance and film screening) three scenes,
              variation one, Gardner Museum of Art, Boston, MA (performance).

2010 - three scenes, variation one, Gardner Museum of Art, Boston, MA (performance).

2009 - three scenes, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (performance.)
           - Hannah Weiner: An Argument for Black Dada, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, United Kingdom (performance).
           - BAND, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada (performance).

2007 - The Revival, Performa 07, Stephan Weiss Studio, New York, NY (performance).


SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

- Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
- Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
- Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
- Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
- Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
- Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
- Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
- Tate, London, United Kingdom
- University of Chicago, Chicago, IL

1999 - Prix de Rome, second prize, categorie Theater/ Autonomous art.

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