Adam Pendleton: shot him in the face will open Thursday, February 23 at the Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art. Pendleton is one of three artists chosen to present a solo exhibition in conversation with the exhibition of works by Ian Wilson, an artist whose work aims to present distilled, non-referential objects. Pendleton's installation positions a large, billboard-sized wall to cut through the gallery space diagonally, and includes varying arrangements of Pendleton's extensive archival
Adam Pendleton: Becoming Imperceptible opens Friday, January 27 at MOCA Cleveland, having travelled from the MCA Denver and the CAC New Orleans. The works in the exhibition explore visual and cultural framing practices to re-contextualize European, African, and American aesthetic and cultural movements from Minimalism and Dada to Black Lives Matter. Pendleton's recent video work Just Back from Los Angeles: A Portrait of Yvonne Rainer will have it's museum debut at the Cleveland exhibition.
Anthology Film Archives and Performa Institute presents JUST BACK FROM LOS ANGELES, the third film in a series of portraits by artist Adam Pendleton. The video poetically captures the choreographer, filmmaker, and writer Yvonne Rainer in conversation with Pendleton at an indistinct diner in NYC’s Chelsea neighborhood. JUST BACK FROM LOS ANGELES: A PORTRAIT OF YVONNE RAINER is curated by Adrienne Edwards and is commissioned on the occasion of 100 DEGREES ABOVE DADA, the Performa 17 biennial’s h
Work by Adam Pendleton is included in The Revolution Will Not Be Gray, a group exhibition presented by Aspen Art Museum on view through October 16, 2016. Pendleton is featured among a selection of artists whose work examines the shifting terrain of revolution, protest, and gestures of refusal. Read more about the exhibition on Aspen Art Museum's website here.
On Friday July 15, the exhibition Adam Pendleton: Becoming Imperceptible will open at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Denver. In the exhibition, Pendleton raises questions about authorship and history through a range of works including paintings, ceramics, silkscreens and film. This is the second leg of the traveling exhibition which was previously on view at the Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans. For more detailed information about Adam Pendleton's work visit MCA Denver’s website.
A new sculpture by Adam Pendleton will be on view at City Hall Park through September 29. Presented as part of Public Art Fund's The Language of Things, Pendleton's Untitled (Code Poem), 2016 takes form of an indecipherable code in large-scale concrete dots and dashes. Other artists artists featured in the exhibition include: Carol Bove, Claudia Comte, Michael Dean, Tino Sehgal, Chris Watson, and Hannah Weiner. A smaller version of Pendleton’s Code Poem is currently on view at Pace Gallery (51
Shortly following Adam Pendleton’s presentation at the 56th International Art Exhibition in Venice, Italy, the Contemporary Arts Center presents the largest solo museum exhibition of the artist's work in the United States. Including film, wall paintings, ceramics, silkscreens, Adam Pendleton: Becoming Imperceptible frames the artist’s oeuvre as a complex dialogue between culture and system, a body of work invested in the perpetual cross-referencing of aesthetic and social histories. The exhibiti
Join Adam Pendleton on Thursday, June 4 at 7:30pm for a night of conversation, art and music. The night will open with a discussion between Adam Pendleton and MoMA Associate Curator of Media and Performance Art Thomas Lax, followed by a viewing of "My Education: A Portrait of David Hilliard," Pendleton’s video installation first exhibited at Pace in 2014, and a culminating live performance by pianist, Jason Moran. For more information on this event click here.
Adam Pendleton is part of a select group of international artists exhibiting in the project Personne et les autres at the Belgian Pavilion at the 56th International Venice Biennale. Bringing together artists from the Americas, Africa, and Asia as well as Europe, Personne et les autres challenges traditional notions of national representation at the Venice Biennale. Adam Pendleton: New Work is currently on view at Pace London, 6 Burlington Gardens through May 23. Click here for more info on P
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