Adam Pendleton, Marianne Dobner, Oliver Shultz
Pace Live

Book Launch & Conversation for "Adam Pendleton: Blackness, White, and Light"

Adam Pendleton and Marianne Dobner, Moderated by Oliver Shultz

Monday, May 20
6:30– 8:00 PM EDT
540 West 25th Street
New York

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Book Launch & Conversation for Adam Pendleton: Blackness, White, and Light
Adam Pendleton and Marianne Dobner
Moderated by Oliver Shultz
Saturday, May 20
6:30 – 8:00 PM EDT
540 West 25th Street
New York

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On Monday, May 20, our gallery in New York will host a book launch for Adam Pendleton's new catalogue accompanying his recent solo exhibition at mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien.

Presented by Pace Live, this event will include an intimate talk between Pendleton and mumok Curator Marianne Dobner, moderated by our Chief Curator Oliver Shultz. The conversation will be followed by a book signing and two versions of Adam Pendleton: Blackness, White, and Light—special editions with unique hand-painted covers and art editions with unique hand-painted covers and an additional 6" x 6" drawing—will be available to purchase on-site.

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Adam Pendleton book cover

Adam Pendleton

Blackness, White, and Light: Hand-Painted Edition

Learn more about these 40 special editions hand-painted by Adam Pendleton on the occasion of the artist's first extensive European solo exhibition, mounted at mumok - Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, in 2023. The catalogue includes texts by Marianne Dobner, Lynne Tillman, Adam Pendleton, Simone White, as well as a conversation with Lauren O’Neill-Butler and Adam Pendleton.

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Adam Pendleton Portrait

Adam Pendleton

Adam Pendleton’s work is a reflection of how we increasingly move through and experience the world on a sensorial level—a form of abstraction that, in its painterly, psychic, and verbal expression, announces a new mode of visual composition for the twenty-first century. Since 2008, Adam has articulated much of his work through the frame of Black Dada, an evolving inquiry into the relationships between Blackness, abstraction, and the avant-garde.

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Marianne Dobner

Marianne Dobner is a Curator at mumok – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, where she curated several exhibitions, including Adam Pendleton. Blackness, White, and Light (2023). She is a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Vienna, where she is completing her dissertation entitled ANDY WARHOL EXHIBITS. A Critical Approach towards Andy Warhol’s Exhibition Practice (1952–1987). From 2015 to 2016, she was director of the Galerie Bastian in Berlin. From 2012 to 2013, she was an assistant curator at Museum Brandhorst in Munich, where she assisted on the world’s first exhibition of Andy Warhol’s work in books, titled Reading Andy Warhol (2013). She studied art history in Vienna, Paris, Munich, and Berkeley. She holds a BA in art history from the University of Vienna and an MA from the Elitenetzwerk Bayern (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich / Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt / University of Augsburg).

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Oliver Shultz

Oliver Shultz is Chief Curator at Pace Gallery and Director at 125 Newbury, Pace’s project space in New York. Before joining Pace, he was previously a curator at MoMA PS1, where he was part of the curatorial team on more than twenty exhibitions between 2015 and 2019. In 2014, he served as Fisher Curatorial Fellow in Painting and Sculpture at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He received his PhD in art history from Stanford University in 2018, where he was the Hume Graduate Fellow in the Arts, with a doctoral dissertation on the work of Paul Thek. He has lectured widely, including at The Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Courtauld Institute in London, the Institute of Fine Arts in New York, Hunter College, UC Berkeley, Stanford, and Yale, among others.

  • Pace Live — Book Launch & Conversation for "Adam Pendleton: Blackness, White, and Light", May 20, 2024