Adam Pendleton
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Born in Richmond, Virginia, USA, 1984
Lives and works in New York


E
ducation

2000/2002 Artspace Independent Study Program, Pietrasanta, Italy


Solo Shows (Selection)

2017
Which We Can, Pace Palo Alto, Palo Alto, USA
Adam Pendleton: shot him in the face, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, England
Front Room: Adam Pendleton, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, USA
Adam Pendleton: shot him in the face, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Adam Pendleton: Becoming Imperceptible, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Clevel

2016  
Midnight in America, Galeria Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
Adam Pendleton: Becoming Imperceptible, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, USA
Adam Pendleton: Becoming Imperceptible, Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, New Orleans, USA
Whole Fragments, Parra & Romero, Ibiza, Spain

2015                     
New Work, Pace Gallery, London

2014                     
Adam Pendleton, Pace Gallery, New York
Selected Works, Shane Campbell Gallery, Lincoln Park, USA
Selected Works, Travesía Cuatro, Guadalajara, México
Joan Jonas & Adam Pendleton, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon

2012                     
Adam Pendleton: I’ll Be Your, Pace Gallery, London
I smashed my sickening face, Artpace, San Antonio, USA

2011                     
Adam Pendleton: New Black Dada Paintings, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon
BAND, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
The women, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, USA
Art Statements, Galeria Pedro Cera, Art 42 Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2010                     
BAND, The Kitchen, New York
Adam Pendleton, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, Canada
Adam Pendleton: chandelier across cognition generates glow linguistic signals perception, Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon

2009                     
BAND, de Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (as part of ELECTED WORK Amsterdam)
grey-blue grain, Kunstverein, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (as part of ELECTED WORK Amsterdam)
BAND, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada

2008                     
Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, USA

2007                     
Adam Pendleton: Rendered in Black and Rendered, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
The Revival, Performa 07, Weiss Studio, New York, NY

2005                     
Adam Pendleton: Gorilla, My Love, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Adam Pendleton: Deeper Down There, Yvon Lambert, New York

2004                    
Adam Pendleton: Being Here, Wallspace Gallery, New York



Group Shows (Selection)

2017
Public Movement: On Art, Politics, and Dance, Moderna Museet Malmö, Stockholm
Sonic Rebellion: Music as Resistance, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, USA
I am you, you are too, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
How to Live Together, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, The Jewish Museum, New York

2016
The Revolution Will Not be Gray, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA
The Language of Things, Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York
Blackness in Abstraction, Pace Gallery, New York
New Visions, Tensta Konsthall, Spanga, Sweden

2015                     
To Be Young Black and Gifted, The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Now? NOW!, Biennial of the Americas, Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, USA
Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Sharon Hayes, Tony Lewis, Adam Pendleton, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Personne et les autres, Belgian Pavilion, 56th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

2014                     
The Disappearance of the Fireflies, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Love Story – Anne and Wolfgang Titze Collection, 21er Haus and Winter Palace, Vienna
Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Body Language, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
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

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

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

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

2009                     
A Generational: Younger Than Jesus, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Talk Show, ICA, London, England
After 1969: Contemporary Artists and The Civil Rights Legacy, California African American
Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Black Hole, Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Artists in Residence, Studio Museum Harlem, New York
Cargo/Cargo Manifest/Cargo Vision, Autocenter, Berlin
Constellations: Paintings from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
Infinitesimal Eternity, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, USA
The One Hundred and Sixty-Third Floor, Curated by Liam Gillick, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
The Prompt, Performa 09, New York                             

2008                     
Hey Hey Glossolalia, Curated by Mark Beasly, Creative Time, New York
After 1968, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA
Object, The Undeniable Success of Operations, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Future as Disruption, Curated by Rashida Bumbray and Matthew Lyons, The Kitchen, New York
Freeway Balconies, Curated by Collier Schorr, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
Manifesta 7, Tentino-South, Tyrol, Italy
Macrocosm, Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, USA
Perform History II, U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Arhus, Denmark
Manifesto Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London
Matter of Fact: Aftermath, Galeria Vermelho, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2007                     
Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll, Curated by Dominic Molon, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
Commemorating Thirty Years, Part III, 1991-2007, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Resistance Is, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Performa 07: The Second Biennial of New Visual Art Performance, Stephen Weiss Studio, New York

2006                     
Message Personnel, Yvon Lambert, Paris
Interstellar Low Ways, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, USA
R_: Reading 'Ritin 'Rithmetic, 30 Years Later, Castle Gallery, Inverness, United Kingdom
Please Love Me, Walker’s Point Center for the Arts, Milwaukee, USA
Figure of the Player, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France
Sea Change, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, USA

2005                     
Frequency, Curated by Thelma Golden and Christine Y. Kim, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York
25 Bold Moves, House of Campari, curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala, New York
Double Consciousness: Black Conceptual Art Since 1970, Curated by Valerie Cassel-Oliver, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, USA

2004                     
It’s About Memory, Curated by Simon Watson, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
When Contemporary Art Speaks, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, USA
Optimo: Manifestations of Optimism in Contemporary Art, CuratedC by Alexander Gray, Marfa Ballroom, Marfa, USA
Black Milk: Theories on Suicide, Marvelli Gallery, New York
Seven More (Things We Like), Conner Contemporary Art, Washington, USA