• Kelley Walker, Installation view, "1+2 Wade Guyton, GuytonWalker, Kelley Walker ", Kunsthaus Bregenz, 2013
  • Kelley Walker, "Whitney The Greatest Hits - How Will I Know: Arista 2000, 2006, 2007, 2008 and 2010", 2008, Aluminium stands, mylar, mirror, Epson prints, disco ball with chain, wood, fluorescent tubes, framed record, canvas with magazine and newspaper, Dimensions variable, Installation view, Capitain Petzel, 2009
  • Kelley Walker, "Untitled", 2009, Four-colour process silkscreen with acrylic on canvas, Standard; Vol.24, 2009, 61 x 76.2 cm / 24 x 30 inches
  • Kelley Walker, "Untitled", 2009, Four-colour process silkscreen with acrylic on canvas, Interview; November 1979, 243.8 x 15.2 cm / 96 x 6 inches
  • Kelley Walker, "Untitled", 2009, Four-colour process silkscreen with acrylic on canvas, Rolling Stone; August 28 1975, 121.9 x 121.9 cm / 48 x 48 inches
  • Kelley Walker, "Untitled", 2009, Four-colour process silkscreen with acrylic on canvas, Esquire; December 1970, 243.8 x 182.9 cm / 96 x 72 inches
  • Kelley Walker, "Wave", 2009, Plexiglass and magazine pages plus single mdf panel, 2 parts, each: 213.4 x 144.8 x 2.5 cm / 84 x 57 x 1 inches
  • Kelley Walker, "Untitled", 2009, Four-colour process silkscreen with acrylic ink on MDF, Each part: 57.8 x 83.8 x 6 cm / 22.75 x 33.25 1.25 inches
  • Kelley Walker, "Untitled", 2008, Laser-cut steel and goldleaf, 61 x 0.3 cm / 24.01 x 0.11 inches
  • Kelley Walker, Installation view, Le Magasin - Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, 2007
  • Kelley Walker, Installation view, Le Magasin - Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, 2007
  • Kelley Walker, Installation view, WIELS – Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels, 2007
  • Kelley Walker, Installation view, WIELS – Centre d’Art Contemporain, Brussels, 2007
  • Kelley Walker, Installation view, La Salle de bains, Lyon, 2005, photo: André Morin
  • Kelley Walker, Installation view, La Salle de bains, Lyon, 2005, photo: André Morin

KELLEY WALKER

 

Born in 1969, Columbus, GA

 

EDUCATION

 

1995

BFA University of Tennessee, TN

 

Lives and works in New York, NY

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

 

2014

Walead Beshty + Kelley Walker, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY 

Kelley Walker, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

 Hard Body Soft Ware (with Walead Beshty), Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

2013       

Wade Guyton, GuytonWalker, Kelley Walker, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

 

2012

Kelley Walker, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

Dreams Without Frontiers, The Manchester Gallery, Manchester, UK (with Cyprien Gaillard)

Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium

 

2011

Untitled 2011, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

2010

GuytonWalker, Guy Bärtschi, Geneva, Switzerland

Front Room: Guyton/Walker, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD

Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

Seth Price / Kelley Walker / Continuous Projekt, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK

Whitney on Site. New Commissions Downtown: Guyton/Walker, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK

Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, TN

 

2009

Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

GuytonWalker, Greene Naftali, New York, NY

GuytonWalker, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy       

 

2008

GuytonWalker, LAXArt, Los Angeles, CA

GuytonWalker, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

WIELS, Brussels, Belgium

 

2007

Kelley Walker, Le Magasin – Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France

Seth Price / Kelley Walker / Continuous Projekt, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK (curated by  Suzanne Cotter)

I am Scared of America, Museum De Hallen Haarlem, Haarlem, Netherlands (with Erik van Lieshout)

Mario Diacono Gallery at Ars Libri, Brookline, MA

 

2006

Kelley Walker, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium

Black Star Press, Power House Memphis, Memphis, TN

Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

Empire Strikes Back, (GuytonWalker), The Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

 

2005

The Failever of Judgment Part III, (GuytonWalker), Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

La Salle de Bains, Lyon, France

 

2004

XXXXX BBB XXXXXXFFFFFF FFFF, (GuytonWalker), Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN

The Failever of Judgement, (GuytonWalker), Rheinschau Cologne Art Projects, Cologne, Germany                

 

2003

Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

Dissolving Margins, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

Open Source. Art at the Eclipse of Capitalism, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany/Paris, France

Glenn Ligon: Encounters and Collisions, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham; Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

 

2014

Elective Affinities, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK

HARD BODY SOFT WARE, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

L’Almanach, Le Consortium, Dijon, France

Elective Affinities, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK 

Hypothesis for exhibition, Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York, NY

Halftone: Through the Grid, Max Hetzler Gallery, Berlin, Germany and Paris, France

Love Story – The Anne and Wolfgang Titze Collection, Winter Palace and 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria

Das Optische Unbewusste – The Optical Unconscious, Gebert Stiftung für Kultur, Rapperswil, Switzerland (curated by Bob Nickas)

Infinite City, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

 

2013       

Expanding the Field of Painting, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA

City of Disappearences, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA

LAT. 41° 7′ N., LONG. 72° 19′ W., Martos Gallery, New York, NY (organized by Bob Nickas)

Beg Borrow and Steel, Palm Springs, Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

 

2012       

Only parts of us will ever touch parts of others / Seuls quelques fragments de nous toucheront quells fragments d’autrui, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Regarding Warhol: Fifty Artists, Fifty Years, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY (traveling to The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA) 

Image Transfer, Newcomb Art Gallery at Tulane University, New Orleans, LA

No Desaster – Sammlung Haubrok bei Falckenberg, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Painting in Space, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY

Animal Spirits, DESTE Foundation Project Space, Slaughterhouse, Hydra, Greece

Collage, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (curated by Timothée Chaillou)

CARA DOMANI opere dalla collezione Ernesto Esposito, Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna

Mix/Remix, Luhring Augustine, New York, NY

The Painting Factory, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Struggle(s), Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium

Collaborations & Interventions, (GuytonWalker), CCA Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca, Spain (organized by Friederike Nymphius)

ART and PRESS, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany; ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, 

Germany

Print/Out, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Poster Show, Galerie carlier | gebauer, Berlin, Germany

The Poster Show, carlier | gebauer, Berlin, Germany

Cellblock I & Cellblock II, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

 

2011

Multiples & Co., (GuytonWalker), Villa du parc centre dʼart contemporain, Annemasse, France

Artists for Haiti, David Zwirner, New York, NY

Anxietyʼs Edge, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Honolulu, HI

Picture Industry (Goodbye to All That), Regen Projects II, Los Angeles, CA (organised by Walead Beshty)

The boy who robbed you a few minutes before arriving at the ball, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne,  

Germany (curated by Regina Fiorito and Kelley Walker)

After images, Musée Juif de Belgique, Brussels, Belgium (curated by Fionn Meade)

The Luminous Interval: The D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

Good Friends (Guyton/Walker), Asia Song Society, New York, NY

Street Trash (Guyton/Walker), 1-800-GO-Penske, New York, NY

A Painting Show. (Guyton/Walker), Autocenter, Berlin, Germany

So machen wir es. Technik und ƒsthetik der Aneignung, Von Ei Arakawa bis Andy Warhol, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

Keeping it Real: Current Disturbance, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial, Jose Martos Gallery, Sagaponack, New York, NY (organised by Bob Nickas)

I don’t know if it makes any sense – I feel quite dizzy and a little drunk due to the blow. I will return  

with more info shortly…, INO, Copenhagen, Denmark (curated by Howie Chen and Tim Saltarelli)

Catalogue of the Exhibition, Triple V, Paris Contemporary Drawings Collection, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany (curated by Bob Nickas)

Image Transfer, Richard E. Peeler Art Center, DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana; Center for Art, Design and Visual Culture, Baltimore, MD

Looking at Music 3.0, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

The Castle, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

3 Instructions, École de Recherche Graphique, Brussels, Belgium (organised by Anne Pontegnie)

Dwelling (Guyton/Walker), Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

 

2010

De La Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami, FL

Endless Bummer / Surf Elsewhere, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Drew Heitzler)

Wait for me at the bottom of the pool, Martos Gallery, Sagaponack, New York, NY (curated by Bob Nickas)

Group Show, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

Contemporary Drawings Collection, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain 

Born in Dystopia, Rosenblum Collection & Friends, Paris, France

The Last Newspaper, New Museum, New York, NY

Push and Pull, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria

Image Transfer, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

Where Do We Go From Here? Selections from Colección Jumex, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

Picture Industry (Good Bye To All That), Regen Projects II, Los Angeles, CA (organised by Walead Beshty)

Held Up By Columns, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY

At Home / Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

Permanent Mimesis, GAM – Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy

If my soul had a shape, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

Pure, personal or abstract, GAM – Civic Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy

Temporary Contemporary Series, Cheekwood Museum of Art and Gardens, Nashville, TN

Vertically Integrated Manufacturing, Murray Guy, New York, NY

Reprise, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

 

2009

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

La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Cave Painting, PSM Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Transitions, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy

FIVE, Baibakov art projects, Moscow, Russia

Commentary, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

N’importe quoi – Musée d’Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyons, France

Every Revolution is a Roll of the Dice, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Bob Nickas)

 

2008

Kunst im Heim, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

Anita Molinero/Cady Noland/Steven Parrino/Kelley Walker, Le Spot centre d’art contemporain, Le Havre, France

Trahison, CAPC Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

Here is Every : Four Decades of Contemporary Art, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Painting : Now and Forever, Part II, Mattew Marks Gallery and Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

Not Quite How I Remember It, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

God is Design, Galpão Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo , Brasil (curated by Neville Wakefield)

Second Thoughts, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, NY

Always There, Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

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

Wade Guyton and Kelley Walker, Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy

Depositions, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland (curated by Maxwell Graham)

Op Ed World,  Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France

The melvins, The Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Bob Nickas)

Compulsive, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France  (originated at IAP art; presented by Jalouse) 

Art in America, 300 years of Innovation, National Museum of China, Bejing, China (organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and the Terra Foundation for American Art)

Altered States – Fuori Uso 06, Pescara, Italy (curated by Nicolas Bourriaud and Paolo Falcone)

For the people of Paris, Sutton Lane, Paris, France

Planet 22, Geneva, Switzerland

Civil Restitutions, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK (curated by Jeffrey Uslip and Simon Preston)

Defamation of Character, PS1 Contemporary Arts, New York, NY (organized by Neville Wakefield)

The Gold Standard, PS1 Contemporary Arts, New York, NY (organized Bob Nickas and Walead Beshty)

Black/White & Chewing Gum, Krobath Wimmer, Vienna, Austria (curated by Gerold Miller)

Shiny: Critical Bling, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (curated by Helen Molesworrth)

USA Today, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK (in collaboration with The Saatchi Gallery)

Guyton, Price, Smith, Walker, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

Deaf: From the Audible to the Visible, Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris, France

Kit-O-Parts, La Salle de Bains (Lyon) at the CAN / centre d’art, neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland 

Grey Flags, Sculpture Center,  New York, NY (curated by Anthony Huberman and Paul Pfeiffer; travelling to CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France)

Day For Night, Whitney Biennial 2006, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY

Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin Center for Contemporary 

Art, Passariano, Italy (curated by Francesco Bonami and Sarah Cosulich Canarutto)

 

2005      

Suspended Narratives, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin,TX

Seriality, Part II, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL (curated by Mark Coetzee)

Summer Group Show, Galerie Karin Guenther Nina Borgmann, Hamburg, Germany (curated by David Bussel)

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

Post No Bills, White Columns, New York, NY (curated by Matthew Higgs)      

Invisible Hands and the Common Good, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Walead Beshty)

7th Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates 

Greater New York 2005, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

Pictures Are the Problem, Pelham Art Center, Pelham, AL (curated by Walead Beshty)

Log Cabin, Artists Space, New York, NY

Situational Prosthetics, New Langton Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

 

2004      

Last One On is a Soft Jimmy, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Kelley Walker)

The Age of Optimism, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland (curated by Fabrice Stroun)

La Lettre Volée, F.R.A.C. Franche-Comté Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dole, Dole, France

pOp, Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland (curated by Vincent Pécoil)

Tuesday Is Gone, Club 22, Tbilisi, GA

Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY (organized by Steve Lafreniere and Bob Nickas)

Rimbaud, I-20, New York, NY (curated by Max Henry)

public.exe: Public Execution, Exit Art, New York, NY

American Idyll, Greene Naftali, New York, NY

 

2003

Le Rayon Noir, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland 

My People Were Fair and Had Cum in their Hair (but Now They’re Content to Spray Stars from your Boughs), Team Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Bob Nickas)

Melvins, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY 

 

2002

Miss Sissel Kardel, Kelley Walker, Assume Vivid Astro Focus (a.k.a. Eli Sudbrack), John Connelly Presents, New York, NY

Painting as Paradox, Artists Space, New York, NY (curated by Lauri Firstenberg)

Julie Becker, Padraig Timoney, Kelley Walker, Greene Naftali, New York, NY 

Retrofit, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York, NY (curated by Lauri Firstenberg)

Summer 2002, G Fine Art, Washington, DC 

From the Observatory, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Bob Nickas)

 

2001

Alpha Flight, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY

Exposition W, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dole, Dole, rance (curated by Bob Nickas)

The Bermuda Triangle, Ten in One project space, New York, NY

Group “Spring 2001″ , The Fifth International, New York, NY (curated by Chivas Clem and Michele Maccarrone)

Infinite Jest, Ten in One Gallery, New York, NY  

 

1999

Answer Yes, No, or Don’t Know, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Ricci Albenda)