Mark Bradford

Past Exhibitions

2015

Solo Exhibitions:

The Rockbund Art Museum, ‘Tears of a Tree’, Shanghai, China
Gemeentemuseum den Haag, ‘Mark Bradford: Sea Monsters’, The Hague, Netherlands (Travelling exhibition)
Hammer Museum, ‘Scorched Earth’, Los Angeles CA
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum, ‘Mark Bradford / MATRIX 172‘, Hartford CT

Group Exhibitions:
The Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘America is Hard to See’, New York NY
Urban Arts Space, Ohio State University, ‘Open this End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne’, Columbus OH
Sharjah Art Foundation, ‘Sharjah Biennial 12: The past, the present, the possible’ Sharjah, UAE

2014

Solo Exhibitions:
Hauser & Wirth, ‘My Head Became a Rock’, Zurich, Switzerland
The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, ‘Mark Bradford: Sea Monsters’, Waltham MA (Traveling exhibition)
White Cube, ‘New Work’, Hong Kong, China
White Cube, ‘Mark Bradford’, Sao Paulo, Brazil
The Tom Bradley International Terminal at Los Angeles Airport, ‘Bell Tower’, Los Angeles CA (Special Commission)

Group Exhibitions:
Void, ‘Civil Rights’, Derry, Northern Ireland
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, ‘Variations: Conversations In and Around Abstract Painting’, Los Angeles CA
Museum of Canadian Contemporary Art, ‘Misled by Nature / Contemporary Art and the Baroque’, Toronto, Canada
Contemporary Arts Center, ’30 Americans’, New Orleans LA
De la Cruz Collection, ‘From the Collection: Looking at Process’, Miami FL
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, ‘Fútbol: The Beautiful Game’, Los Angeles CA

2013

Solo Exhibitions:
White Cube, ‘Through Darkest America by Truck and Tank’, London, England

Group Exhibitions:
Gemeente Museum, ‘Transforming the Known: Works from The Bert Kreuk Collection’, The Hauge, Netherlands
Wexner Center for the Arts, ‘Blues for Smoke’, Columbus OH (Travelling Exhibition)
White Cube, ‘The Gesture and the Sign’, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Blues for Smoke’, New York NY (Travelling Exhibition)
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘In Parts’, New York NY

2012

Solo Exhibitions:
Rubin Gallery, University of Texas, ‘With that ass, they won’t look at your eyes’, El Paso TX
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, ‘Mark Bradford’, San Francisco CA (Travelling exhibition)
Sikkema Jenkins, ‘Mark Bradford’, New York NY

Group Exhibitions:
9th Gwangju Biennale, ‘ROUNDTABLE’, Gwangju, South Korea
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘The Painting Factory’, Los Angeles CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Blues for Smoke’, Los Angeles CA (Travelling Exhibition)

2011

Solo Exhibitions:
MCA Chicago, ‘Mark Bradford’, Chicago IL (Traveling exhibition)
Dallas Museum of Art, ‘Mark Bradford’, Dallas TX (Traveling exhibition)

Group Exhibitions:
Espacio 1414, ‘Painting…EXPANDED’, Santurce, Spain
12th International Istanbul Biennial, ‘Untitled’, Istanbul, Turkey
White Cube, ‘New Order’, London, England

2010

Solo Exhibitions:
Studio Museum Harlem, ‘Alphabet’, New York NY
White Cube, ‘The Pistol That Whistles’, London, England
Wexner Center for the Arts, ‘Mark Bradford’, Columbus OH (Traveling exhibition)
Institute of Contemporary Art, ‘Mark Bradford’, Boston MA
(Traveling exhibition)
Aspen Art Museum, ‘Merchant Posters’, Aspen CO

Group Exhibitions:
6th International Biennale of Seoul, ‘Media City Seoul’, Seoul, South Korea
Marta Herford, ‘Invisible Shadows – Images of Uncertainty’, Herford, Germany
Wexner Center for the Arts, ‘Hand Targets’ Columbus OH
Artrain, ‘America Now + Here, curated by Eric Fischl’, United States
Akron Art Museum, ‘Pattern ID’, Akron OH

2009

Group Exhibitions:
Saatchi Gallery, ‘Abstract America: New Painting of Sculpture’, London, England
Punta della Dogana/Palazzo Grassi, François Pinault Foundation, ‘Mapping the Studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection’, Venice, Italy
Sikkema Jenkins & Co, ‘Mark Bradford and Kara Walker’, New York NY
Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, ‘Moby-Dick’, California College of the Arts, San Francisco CA
Dallas Museum of Art, ‘Private Universes’, Dallas TX

2008

Solo Exhibitions:
San Antonio, ‘ArtPace’, San Antonio TX
Cincinnati Art Museum, ‘Maps and Manifests: New work by Mark Bradford’, Cincinnati OH
Sikemma Jenkins & Co, ‘Nobody Jones’, New York NY

Group Exhibitions:
The New Museum, ‘Collage: The Unmonumental Picture’, New York NY
Hammer Museum at UCLA, ‘Contemporary Projects 11: Hard Targets – Masculinity and Sport’, Los Angeles CA
MoMA, ‘Here is Every. Four Decades of Contemporary Art’, New York NY
55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, ‘Life on Mars’, Pittsburgh PA
Irish Museum of Modern Art, ‘Order. Desire. Light. : An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings’, Dublin, Ireland
New Orleans, ‘Prospect 1. ‘, New Orleans, LA
Rubell Family Collection, ’30 Americans’, Miami FL
The FLAG Art Foundation; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, ‘Wall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha’, New York NY, Buffalo NY

2007

Solo Exhibitions:
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Neither New nor Correct: New Work by Mark Bradford’, New York NY

Group Exhibitions:
The Walker Art Center, ‘Brave New Worlds’, Minneapolis MN (Touring Exhibition)
UCLA Hammer Museum, ‘ Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists’, Los Angeles CA
The Luggage Store, ‘My Love is a 187’, San Francisco CA
Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, ‘Street Level: Mark Bradford, William Cordova and Robin Rhode’, Durham, North Carolina, NC
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, ‘Storefront’, Philadelphia PA

2006

Solo Exhibitions:
LAXART, ‘Niagra’, Los Angeles CA
World Class Boxing, ‘The Other Side of Perfect’, Miami FL

Group Exhibitions:
Hyde Park Art Center, ‘Home of the Free’, Chicago IL
Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of Norht Carolina, ‘Art on Paper 2006’, Greensboro NC
Zach ta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, ‘Czarny Alfabet – KonTEKSTY Współczesnej Sztuki Afroameryka skiej (Black Alphabet – ConTEXTS of Contemporary African-American Art)’, Warsaw, Poland
Santa Monica Museum of Art, ‘Dark Places’, Santa Monica CA
Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, ‘Busan Biennale 2006’, Busan, South Korea
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, ‘Consider This…’, Los Angeles CA
REDCAT/Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, ‘An Image Bank for Everyday Revolutionary Life’, Los Angeles CA
California Institute of the Arts, Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, Los Angeles CA (Traveling Exhibition)
Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, ‘Meditations in an Emergency’, Detroit MI
MI Robert V. Fullerton Art Museum, California State University, ‘Witness Protection Program, Kim Abeles, Ellen Brooks and Eileen Cowin with Mark Bradford, Carlee Fernandez, Susan Rankaitis and Jody Zellen’, San Bernardino CA
Royal Academy of Arts, ‘USA TODAY: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery’, London, England
Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, ’27a Bienal de São Paulo’, São Paulo, Brazil
Whitney Museum of American Art, ‘Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night’, New York NY

2005

Solo Exhibitions:
Sikkema Jenkins & Co, ‘Grace and Measure’, New York NY

Group Exhibitions:
The Studio Museum in Harlem, ‘African Queen’, New York NY
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, ‘Cut’, Culver City CA
The Fabric Workshop and Museum, ‘Swarm’, Philadelphia PA
inSite_05: Art Practices in the Public Domain, San Diego Museum of Art; Centro Cultural Tijuana, ‘Farsites: Urban Crisis and Domestic Symptoms in Recent Contemporary Art’, San Diego CA; Mexico MX
LA Louver, ‘Rogue Wave 05: 19 Artists from Los Angeles’, Los Angeles CA
Museum of the African Diaspora, ‘Linkages and Themes in the African Diaspora: Selections from the Eileen Harris Norton and Peter Norton Contemporary Art Collections’, San Francisco CA

2004

Group Exhibitions:
Gallery, California State University, ‘Fade: African American Artists in Los Angeles, A Survey Exhibition’, Los Angeles CA
UCR/California Museum of Photography, ‘Broad Territories: Images of Identity’, Riverside CA
Soap Factory, ‘New Balance Frontier’, Minneapolis IL
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, ‘Perspectives @25: A Quarter-Century of New Art in Houston’, Houston TX
Luckman Fine Art Complex/Craft and Folk Art Museum, City of Los Angeles Cultural Afairs Department, Los Angeles CA
Orange County Museum of Art, ’2004 California Biennal’, Newport Beach CA
REDCAT/Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater, ‘Bounce: Mark Bradford and Glenn Kaino’, Los Angeles CA

2003

Solo Exhibitions:
Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, ‘Tainted’, New York NY
Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, ‘Very Powerful Lords’, New York NY

Group Exhibitions:
‘ARCO 2003 International Contemporary Art Fair’, Madrid, Spain
Real Art Ways, ‘Lean To’, Hartford CT
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘HairStories’, Scottsdale AZ

2002

Solo Exhibitions:
Patricia Faure Gallery, ‘Gucci Down to the Socks’, Santa Monica CA
Finesilver Gallery, ‘That Wasn’t My Car You Saw’, San Antonio TX
Pomona College Museum of Art, ‘Project Series 16: Mark Bradford’, Claremont CA
Susanne Vielmetter Projects, ‘Caught Up’, Los Angeles CA

Group Exhibitions:
The Armory Center for the Arts; The Watts Towers Art Center, ‘Ghetto Fabulous’, Pasadena CA; Los Angeles CA
Fisher Gallery, University of Southern California, ‘Mixed Feelings’, Los Angeles CA
UCLA Hammer Museum; Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, ‘Mirror Image’, Los Angeles CA; Annandale-on-Hudson NY
Artists Space, ‘Painting as Paradox’, New York NY
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston; Austin Museum of Art, ‘Pertaining to Painting’, Austin TX

2001

Solo Exhibitions:
Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, ‘I Don’t Think You Ready For This Jelly’, New York NY

Group Exhibitions:
Track 16 Gallery, ‘Capital Art’, Santa Monica CA
The Studio Museum in Harlem,‘Freestyle’, New York NY (Traveling exhibition)
Santa Monica Museum of Art, ‘Freestyle’, Los Angeles CA (Traveling exhibition)
UCLA Hammer Museum,‘Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles’, Los Angeles CA (Traveling exhibition)
Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Snapshot: New Art from Los Angeles’, North Miami FL (Traveling exhibition)

2000

Solo Exhibitions:
The Luggage Store, ‘Color Theory – Negroes Have Been Burning since the Plantation’, San Francisco CA

Group Exhibitions:
Reginald Ingraham Gallery, ‘Black Male’, Los Angeles CA
The Art Museum, Princeton University, ‘Selections: Contemporary Art by African-American Artists’, Princeton NJ
The Watts Towers Art Center, ‘Fresh Cut Afros’, Los Angeles CA

1999

Solo Exhibitions:
Two Rivers Gallery, ‘European Wavy’, Pittsburgh PA

Group Exhibitions:
Greene Naftali Gallery, ‘A Place Called Lovely’, New York NY
Palazzo degli Affari, ‘Biennale Internazionale’, Florence, Italy

1998

Solo Exhibitions:
Deep River, ‘Distribution’, Los Angeles CA
Walter McLean Gallery, ‘Floss’, San Francisco CA

1997

Group Exhibitions:
WORKS/ San José, ‘Black Is a VERB!’, San José CA