Ken Solomon

News

Striking Resemblance: The Changing Art of Portraiture, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ
(Group Show)
January 25, 2014 - July 31, 2014

Modern Painters: July/August Issue, Ken Solomon, Josée Bienvenu Gallery // April 18-May 25


Biography

Born in 1971. Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.


Education

1993 BFA, The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
1991 The University of Syracuse in Florence, Italy


Selected One-Person Exhibitions

2013
Running to Stand Still, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

2010
24/7/360, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Post Party, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Still Moving - Video and Drawings, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY


Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
Striking Resemblance: The Changing Art of Portraiture, Zimmerli Art Museum, New Brunswick, NJ

2013
Flow, Just Flow: Variations on a Theme, Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, University of Richmond, VA

2012
Yeah We Friends and Shit Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

2011
Signed, Sealed, Delivered, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
Art², FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
From Huguenot to Microwave, Dorsky Museum, New Paltz, NY

2010
False Documents and Other Illustrations, Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR
SIZE DOES MATTER, curated by Shaquille O'Neal, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
NeoIntegrity: Comics Edition, at The Museum of Comic and Cartoon Art, New York, NY
First Supper, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

2009
Lightcone, Nettie Horn Gallery, London, England
American Ream (with Marco Maggi), The Warehouse Gallery at Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
Summer Shortcuts: a Drawing Forecast, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
microwave, seven, curated by Josée Bienvenu, Judi Rotenberg Gallery, Boston, MA
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, curated by Lisa Dennison, Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY

2008
WALL ROCKETS: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, curated by Lisa Dennison, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Attention to Detail, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Lightness and Roughness of the Line, Galeria Nara Roesler, Sao Paulo, Brazil
The World Needs a Narrative, Kevin Kavanagh Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
1968-2008, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY
The Culture of Collage, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York, NY (Traveling to Penn State Univsersity, University Park, PA)
New Perspectives in Latin American Art 1930–2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

2007
Summer Show, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas

2006
Micro and Soft on Macintosh Apple (With Marco Maggi), Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Table Top, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Money Changes Everything, Shroeder Romero Gallery, New York, NY
In-Trance, Video Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY
Opening of Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building, (with Marco Maggi), Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

2005
(with Marco Maggi), RISD Museum, Providence, RI
El Papel Del Papel (with Marco Maggi), Centro Colombo Americano, Bogota, Columbia
Video Box (with Marco Maggi), Centro Cultural Reina Sofia, Montevideo, Uruguay

2004
Fifth Gwangju Biennial (with Marco Maggi), Gwangju, Korea
Microwave, Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX
Troy Story, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Newpapers, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY
Intense Focus, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
Micro & Soft on Macintosh Apple, Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

2003
Microwave, four, Cristinerose | Josée Bienvenu Gallery, New York, NY

2002
The Will You Draw Me? Project, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
The Wig Project, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
Small Works Competition, Grey Art Gallery, New York University, New York, NY


Bibliography

2013
Indresik, Scott. "Reviews, Ken Solomon," Modern Painters, July/August Issue.
O'Brien, Molly. "SEE//Watercolor Paintings of iPhone Screens", ARTLOG, April 29.

2010
"Goings on About Town: Art: Ken Solomon", The New Yorker, May 3 Issue.
Kafka, Peter. "Google at the Gallery: Turning Search Results into Works of Art", The Wall Street Journal Digital Network, April 8.
"The Art of Search Results", The Official Google Blog, April 19.

2008
Plagens, Peter. "Critic's Pick", Art News, September.

2006
"Lewis B. and Dorothy Cullman Education and Research Building Opens", The Museum of Modern Art, November 28.
"Money Changes Everything", The New York Times, July 14.
Johnson, Ken, "Art in Review: Money Changes Everything", The New York Times,, July 14.
Johnson, Richard. "Page Six", The New York Post, December 17.

2005
Brainwaves, "The Wig Project", Guardian Unlimited, December 1.
Jainchill, Johanna. "Directions; The Gallery of Wearable Art", The New York Times, November 27.

2004
Bowie, Chase. "Arts Rodeo", Portland Mercury, May 27.
Klaasmeyer, Kelly. "OCDelight", Houston Press, October 14.
Baker, Kenneth. "Hosfelt Gallery Show Suggests We’re Blinded by Information", San Francisco Chronicle, July 10.

2003
Yurass, Amadou. "Ken Solomon", 11211, volume 3, no. 6.
Scott, Andrea K. "microwave, four", The New Yorker, October 13.
"microwave, four", Time Out New York, September 18-25.

2002
Kanter, Larry. "Budgetcuts", MBA Jungle, November.
Bahrampou, Tara. "In Eyes of Beholders: This Artist May Be a Pile of Sand", The New York Times, January 20.

2001
McLaughlin, Chantal. "It’s a Small Wig After All: Many Faces Under One Lid", The New York Times, Sunday, February 4.
Beaird, Joe. "Toupee or Not Toupee", Time Out New York, February 8-15.


Public and Corporate Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Press

South Brooklyn Post | May 14, 2013
Whitehot Magazine | May 2013
Modern Painters | July/August 2013
Artlog | 2013
Wall Street Journal | March 7, 2013
The New Yorker | May 2010
Google Blog | March 2010
24/7/360 | 2010

Josée Bienvenu Press Release

Post Party | 2009

Josée Bienvenu Press Release

The New York Times | July 2006