• Adam McEwen, Up & Down Elevator, 2015, Graphite, 30.5 x 13.5 cm, 12 x 5.3 inches, Edition of 5 + AP
  • Adam McEwen, "Jerrycan (Holy Water)", 2010, Pressed steel jerrycan, 20 liters Holy Water, 47 x 34 x 15 cm, 18 1/2 x 13 25/64 x 5 29/32 inches, Edition of 25
  • Installation view, "I Think I´m In Love", Aspen Art Museum, 2017, Photo: Tony Prikryl
  • Adam McEwen, "Untitled", 2013, inkjet print on cellulose sponge, 200 x 150 cm / 78.7 x 59.1 in
  • Installation view, "I Think I´m In Love", Aspen Art Museum, 2017, Photo: Tony Prikryl
  • Installation view, "I Think I´m In Love", Aspen Art Museum, 2017, Photo: Tony Prikryl
  • Installation view, "I Think I´m In Love", Aspen Art Museum, 2017, Photo: Tony Prikryl
  • Adam McEwen, "Untitled (Dead)", 2002, flashe on paper, 35.6 x 27.9 cm / 14 x 11 in
  • Installation view, "Harvest", Petzel Gallery, New York, 2016
  • Installation view, "Harvest", Petzel Gallery, New York, 2016
  • Installation view, "WANTED", The Tel Aviv Museum of Art
, 2013
  • Adam McEwen, "Untitled", 2012, 
256.5 x 115.6 x 36 cm / 101 x 45.5 x 14.2 in
  • Adam McEwen, "Untitled", 2012, graphite mounted on aluminum panel
, 243.8 x 182.9 x 2.9 cm / 96 x 72 x 1.1 in
  • Adam McEwen, Installation view, "Adam McEwen", 
The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, 2012
  • Adam McEwen, Installation view, "Adam McEwen", 
The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, 2012
  • Adam McEwen, Installation view, "Adam McEwen", 
The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, 2012
  • Adam McEwen, Installation view, "Adam McEwen", 
The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, 2012
  • Adam McEwen, Installation view, "Adam McEwen", 
The Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX, 2012
  • Adam McEwen, "Untitled (Stephanie)", 2011
, C-print
, 134 x 94 cm / 52.6 x 37 in
  • Adam McEwen, "Safe", 2011
, graphite, 193.4 x 88.2 x 97 cm / 76.1 x 34.7 x 38.2 in
  • Adam McEwen, "New York, New York", 2011
, Acrylic and chewing gum on canvas, 228.6 x 330.2 cm / 90 x 130 in
  • Adam McEwen, "Willow Smith", 2011, graphite mounted on aluminum panel, 
101.6 x 76.2 x 2.9 cm / 40 x 30 x 1.1 in
  • Adam McEwen, "Font", 2010, graphite, 114.3 x 47 x 37.5 cm / 45 x 18.5 x 14.8 in
  • Adam McEwen, "Switch", 2009
, graphite, 10 light fixtures, dimensions variable
  • Adam McEwen, "Commission #2: Friedrich (7)", 2008, oil on canvas, 42.6 x 66 cm / 16.8 x 26 in
  • Adam McEwen, "Untitled Text Msg. (Candy)", 2008, 
pencil on graph paper, graphite frame, 31.8 x 24.8 cm
 / 12.5 x 9.8 in (framed)
  • Adam McEwen, "Self-portrait as a credit card", 2008
, graphite, 
8.6 cm x 5.40 x 0.1 cm / 3.4 x 2.1 x 0.030 in
  • Adam McEwen, "Untitled (Friedrich)", 2007, graphite
, 48.3 x 66 x 6.4 cm / 19 x 26 x 2.5 in
  • Adam McEwen, "Untitled (Macaulay)", 2004
, c-print
, 94 x 134 cm / 37 x 52.8 in
Adam McEwen

I Think I’m in Love

Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

January 13 – May 28, 2017

 



ADAM MCEWEN

 

Born in 1965, London, UK

 

EDUCATION

 

1987

BA, English Literature, Christ Church, Oxford, UK

 

1991

California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

 

Lives and works in New York, NY

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2017

Adam McEwen: I Think I’m in Love, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

 

2016

Tinnitus, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

Harvest, Petzel, New York, NY

 

2015

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

Accrochage n°3 : Pop et Musique, Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

 

2014

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

Factory Tint, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

 

2013

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

Sawney Bean, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

Adam McEwen, Home Alone 1, New York, NY

Atomkraft Paintings, The National Exemplar, New York, NY

 

2012

Goss-Michael Foundation, Dallas, TX

 

2011

11.11.11, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

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

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

2 AC Paintings, The National Exemplar, New York, NY

 

2010

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

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

Feeling Called Love, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

 

2009

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

 

2008

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

 

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

My Mistake, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2004

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

 

2003

Alessandra Bonomo Gallery, Rome, Italy

The Wrong Gallery, New York, NY

The McAllister Institute, New York, NY

 

2002

Sleeper, Edinburgh, UK

Much Better, 17 Rosebery Avenue, London, UK

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

SMS SOS: Text, Texture, Gesture, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

Progressive Praxis, de la Cruz Collection, Miami, FL

Pièces-Mueblés, organized by Bob Nickas, Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France

 

2015

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

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

Greater New York, Modern Museum of Art, PS1, New York, NY

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

 

2014

FIERCE CREATIVITY, Pace Gallery, New York, NY

In NO time, The Modern Institute, Osborne Street, Glasgow, UK

Copied, Andrew Roth, New York, NY

Legs, The National Exemplar, New York, NY

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

Home Again, Again II, The Journal Gallery, New York, NY

 

2013

The Show is Over, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK

About UFOs, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY

In-between, Skarstedt Gallery, London, UK

Awaiting Immanence, Isbrytaren, Stockholm, Sweden

Tactility, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark

Sculpture after Artschwager, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY

WANTED Selected Works from the Mugrabi Collection, The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

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

Transforming the Known: Works from the Bert Kreuk Collection, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag,

The Netherlands

 

2012

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

Graphite, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN

Advert, Insert, Cover, Headline, Bischoff/Weiss, London, UK

Ghosts Before Breakfast, White Flag Projects, St Louis, MO

Out of the Blue, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

Sixth Sax, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, New York, NY

Walk This Way, White Columns, New York, NY

Second Skin, VPL, New York, NY

ARTandPRESS, Martin Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany

Blind Cut, Marlborough Gallery Chelsea, NY (curated by Jonah Freeman and Vera Neykov)

 

2011

Stand art: concept, Fiac, Paris, France

Arbeiten aus dem Bleistiftgebiet, Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany (curated by Gregor Hildebrandt)

 

2010

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

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

Re-Dressing, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

Inauguration, Galerie Emannuel Perrotin, Paris, France

Shape Language, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY

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

Pictures & Statues, Country Club, Cincinnati, OH

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

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

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

Meet Me Inside, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

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

 

2009

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

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

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

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

The Living and the Dead, Gavin Brownís Enterprise, New York, NY

Remembering Henryís Show: Selected Works 1978-2008, The Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, CT

Dark Summer, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

20 Years, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY Saints and Sinners, The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA

Just What Are They Saying, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA (curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody)

 

2008

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

The Station, Miami, FL (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

Murder Letters, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal (curated by David Rimanelli)

Zuordnungsprobleme, Galerie Johann König, Berlin, Germany

Typed, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

Recent Acquisitions, Gifts, and Works from Various Exhibitions 1985-2008, White Columns, New York

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

Accidental Modernism, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York, NY (curated by Christopher Eamon)

 

2007

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

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

Last Attraction Next Exit, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK (curated by Neville Wakefield)

Irreversible, Stellan Holm Gallery, New York, NY

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

 

2006

Under Pressure, Art : Concept, Paris, France (curated by Bill Cournoyer)

Defamation of Character, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY (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, travelling to University of California, Berkley, CA; California Museum of Photography, Riverside, CA)

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 (organized by Drew Heitzler)

Into Me/Out of Me, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

(curated by Klaus Biesenbach; travelling to KW Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany)

Le Paradox du comédien, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

Axis of Praxis, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN Fallout: Cold War Culture, Mitchell- Innes & Nash, New York, NY

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

Survivor, Bortolami Dayan, New York, NY (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, Standard, Oslo, Norway (curated by Gardar Eide Einarsson)

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

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

General Ideas; Rethinking Conceptual Art 1987 – 2005, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco, CA (curated by Matthew Higgs)

Drunk vs. Stoned 2, Gavin Brownís Enterprise, New York, NY

On the Beach, Printed Matter, New York, NY (curated by Justin Lowe)

Bridge Freezes Before Road, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Neville Wakefield)

Take It Furthur, Andrew Mummery Gallery, London, UK

The Feraliminal Lycanthropizer, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Craig Kalpakjian)

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

OK / OKAY, Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (curated by Marc-Olivier Wahler)

Suburbia, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

In words and pictures, Murray Guy, New York Trade, White Columns, New York, NY (curated by Matthew Higgs)

Post Notes, ICA, London, UK (curated by Adam Carr)

Situational Prosthetics, New Langton Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (curated by Nate Lowman)

 

2004

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

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

I Love Music, Creative Growth Gallery, Oakland, San Francisco, CA (curated by Matthew Higgs)

Happy Days are Here Again, David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY (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 (curated by Nate Lowman)

 

2003

A Matter of Facts, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Bob Nickas; selected by Clarissa Dalrymple Melvins, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY; travelling to: The Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA)

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

I See A Darkness, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles Grant Selwyn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Clarissa Dalrymple)

Greener Pastures, Toronto, Canada

Happy Birthday newspaper project (organized by Aleksandra Mir, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY and Greengrassi, London, UK)

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

COPY, Roth Horowitz, New York (curated by Neville Wakefield)

 

2001

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

Transplant, British Consulate in New York

 

1999

Untitled Painting Show, LEA Gallery, London, UK

Free Coke, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

 

1998

Grapeshot Bullseye Harvest, Attache Gallery, London, UK

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

 

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

2010

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

 

2007

Beneath the Underdog, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Nate Lowman and Adam

McEwen)

 

2005

Interstate, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Adam McEwen)

 

2004

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

 

1995

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

 

1994

A Fete Worse Than Death, with Joshua Compston (curated sound stage of live bands and

performance)

 

Sleek Magazine
The irrational object: an interview with Adam McEwen by Josie Thaddeus-Johns, May 2014

Art + Auction
50 Next most collectible artists, Art + Auction, June 2012

S Magazine
V is for Vital Signage, by Bill Powers, S Magazine Nr. 14, 2012

Interview Magazine
Adam McEwen, by Christopher Bollen, Interview Magazine, December 2008

S Magazine Adam McEwen Interview with Bill Powers, Aug 1, 2012