1972

born in Hammond, Indiana

1996–98
1990–95

Hunter College, New York
BA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Lives and works in New York 

 

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

 

2019

Museum Ludwig, Zwei Dekaden MCMXCIX–MMXIX, Cologne
Chantal Crousel, Natural Wine, Paris

2018

Gisela Capitain, Patagonia 2, Cologne
Galerie Francesca Pia, Fire and Fury, Zurich
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, Patagonia, New York

2017

Giò Marconi, Siamo arrivati, in forma abbreviata, Milano
Serpentine Gallery, New York Atelier, Abridged, London
Madre Napoli, SIAMO ARRIVATI, Napoli
Museum Brandhorst, Wade Guyton, Munich

2016

MAMCO, Wade Guyton, Geneva
Le Consortium, Wade Guyton, Dijon

2015

Friedrich Petzel Gallery, Wade Guyton and Stephen Prina, New York

2014

Gallery 291, Art Institute of Chicago, Wade Guyton, Chicago
Petzel Gallery, New York
Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop

2013

Kunsthalle Zürich, Wade Guyton, Zurich

2012

Whitney Museum of American Art, Wade Guyton „OS“, New York

2011

Galerie Francesca Pia, Villa Francesca Pia, Zurich
Georgian National Museum, An American in Tbilisi (with Trisha Donnelly), Tbilisi
Grafisches Kabinett, Secession, Zeichnungen für ein kleines Zimmer, Vienna
Modern Collections, Guyton Guyton / Walker Walker (with Kelley Walker), London
Zurich University of the Arts, White Space, Abstract Possible: The Zürich Test (with Tommy Støckel), Zurich
Gio’Marconi, Couleur et Fabrication, Milan
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, Wade Guyton and Stephen Prina, New York
Capitain Petzel Gallery, Zeichnungen für ein grosses Bil, V. 1.2, Now in More Space, But Without the Bild, Berlin

2010

Museum Ludwig, Zeichnungen für ein grosses Bild, Cologne
Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney on Site: New Commissions Downtown – Guyton / Walker, New York
Baltimore Museum of Art, Front Room: Guyton / Walker (with Kelley Walker), Baltimore
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, Wade Guyton and Stephen Prina, New York

2009

Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Wade Guyton, Deurle
Galleria Gió Marconi, Wade Guyton, Milan
Greene Naftali, Guyton / Walker (with Kelley Walker), New York
Air de Paris, Guyton / Walker (with Kelley Walker), Paris

2008

Portikus, Wade Guyton, Frankfurt am Main
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Wade Guyton, Paris
LAXART, Guyton / Walker (with Kelley Walker), Los Angeles
Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna- MAMbo, Guyton / Walker (with Kelley Walker, cur. by Andrea Viliani), Bologna

2007

Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
The Suburban, Chicago

2006

westlondonprojects, Paintings, London
Haubrok Foundation, Berlin
La Salle de Bains, Wade Guyton, Lyon
Hard Hat Editions, Geneva
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, Color, Power & Style, New York
Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Empire Strikes Back (Guyton / Walker collaboration), Cambridge, Massachusetts

2005

Gavlak, West Palm Beach
Kunstverein Hamburg, Color, Power & Style, Hamburg
Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern
Art 36 Statements, presented by Galerie Francesca Pia, Basel
Greene Naftali Gallery, The Failever of Judgement, Part III (Guyton / Walker collaboration), New York

2004

Power House, Objects are Much More Familiar, Memphis, TN
Reinschau, The Failever of Judgement (Guyton / Walker collaboration), presented by Greene Naftali, Cologne
Midway Contemporary, XXXXX BBB XXXXXFFFFFF FFFF (Guyton / Walker collaboration), St. Paul

2003

Artists Space, Elements of an Incomplete Map, New York

1999

Andrew Kreps Gallery Project Space, New York

1998

Hunter College, MFA exhibition, New York 

 

Group Exhibitions (selection)

 

2020

Neues Museum Nürnberg, Out of Order. Werke der Sammlung Haubrok. Teil II, Nürnberg

2019

Neues Museum Nürnberg, Out of Order. Werke der Sammlung Haubrok. Teil 1, Nürnberg
Museum Brandhorst, Forever Young – 10 Years Museum Brandhorst, Munich

2018

Galerie Francesca Pia, Lampen (Guyton / Walker), Zurich
Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur, Immer anders, immer gleich. Ein Versuch über Kunst und Systeme, Chur
Swiss Institute, Third Edition: Readymades belong to everyone, curated by Fredi Fischli and Niels Olsen, New York
Galerie Chantal Crousel, ReCycle, Paris

2017

Aspen Art Museum, Wade Guyton Peter Fischli David Weiss, Aspen
Kunsthalle Krems, Abstract Painting Now!, Krems

2016

Mumok, Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Vienna
Future Gallery, The Cable Guys II, Berlin
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Pandora's Box, Paris
Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, Lines of Flight, New York
Fridericianum, Images, Kassel

2015

Aïshti Foundation, New Skin (cur. by Massimiliano Gioni), Beirut
Museum Brandhorst, Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Munich
Fondation Beyeler, Black Sun, Riehen/Basel
Gagosian Gallery, Sprayed, London
Whitney Museum of American Art, America is Hard to See, New York
Parkett Exhibition Space, Carte Blanche (cur. by Pamela Rosenkranz), Zurich
Rachel Uffner Gallery, Sorry, I’ve Been Trying to Teach a Peacock How to Act (cur. by Pam Lins), New York
Mudam, Eppur si muove – Art et Technique, un espace partagé, Luxemourg
Villa Flora, Collecting Lines – Zeichnungen aus der Sammlung Ringier, Winterthur
MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne, Eppur si muove, Luxembourg

2014

Punta della Dogana, Prima Materia, Venice
Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, Stars & Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Bathurst
Kunsthalle Mainz, Les Gueules cassées: Scars from the Great War in the Contemporary Art, Mainz
Essex Street Gallery, The Contract, New York
James Cohan Gallery, By Proxy, New York
Belvedere Museums, 21er Haus and the Winter Palace, Love Story - The Anne and Wolfgang Titze Collection, Vienna
Academy of Arts and Letter, New York

2013

La Biennale di Venezia, Giardini-Arsenale, Il Palazzo Enciclopedico, Venice
MOMA, Abstract Generation: Now in Print, New York
Carnegie Muesum of Art, Carnegie International, Pittsburgh
Gagosian Gallery, The Show Is Over, London
Kunsthaus Bregenz, Guyton / Walker (with Kelley Walker), Bregenz
Matthew Marks Gallery, Nayland Blake, Thomas Demand, Trisha Donnelly, Vincent Fecteau and Wade Guyton, Los Angeles
Künstlerhaus Graz, Chat Jet, Malerei <jenseits> ihres Mediums, Graz
Fri-Art, Holes in the Walls: Early Works 1948 - 2013, Fribourg
Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Empire State. Arte a New York oggi, Rome
Greene Naftali, Freak Out, New York

2012

MOCA, The Painting Factory. Abstraction after Warhol, Los Angeles
Kunsthalle Zurich, LOOKING BACK FOR THE FUTURE, Zurich
Centro Cultural Andratx, Collaborations & Interventions, Andratx/Mallorca
Zacheta National Gallery of Art, New Sculptures, Warsaw
Kunsthalle Bern, The Old, The New, The Different, Bern

2011

Kunsthaus Bregenz, So machen wir es. Techniken und Ästhetik der Aneignung. Von Ei Arakawa bis Andy Warhol, Bregenz
Gio Marconi, X, Milan
Zurich University of Arts, Abstract Possible: The Zurich Test, a project by Maria Lind, with Wade Guyton and Tommy Stockel, Zurich
Luhring Augustine, Untitled (Painting), New York
Haubrokshows, Shapes, Berlin
Ribordy Contemporary, Abstract and Traces, Geneva
Langen Foundation, Systemanalyse, Düsseldorf
Museo Tamayo, Bosque de Chapultepec, Abstract Possible, Mexico City
Alain Noirhomme, 8 Americans, Brussels

2010

Parasite Art Space, Fax, Sheun Wan, Hong Kong
Gaviak Gallery, Five Year Anniversary, Palm Beach
Galerie Francesca Pia, Die grosse Inventur – 20 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Zurich
Malmö Konsthall, Abstract Possible, Malmö
Galerie Chantal Crousel, The Rule of the Game (La Règle de jeu), Paris
Westlondonprojects, Systems Analysis, London
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, The Space Between Reference and Regret, New York
Hessel Museum, At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Annandale-on-Hudson
Regen Projects, Picture Industry (Good Bye To All That), Los Angeles
E:vent Gallery, Narcissus Trance, London
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Almeria, Paris
Marlborough Gallery, Grass Grows by Itself, New York
Cherry and Martin, They Have Not the Art to Argue with Pictures, Los Angeles
Kimmerich, The Page, New York
Herald St., Fade into You, London
Exhibitional of the Federal Republic of Germany, Neugierig? (Curios?), Bonn

2009

Hausbrokshows, Collected things connected, (cur. by Jonathan Monk), Berlin
PSM Gallery, Cave Painting, Berlin
Galerie Francesca Pia,Top 10 Allegories. An exhibition curated by Hard Hat , Zurich
Biennale Venezia, Venice (Guyton/Walker)
Miami Art Museum, Space as Medium, Miami
The Kitchen, Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and The Ready-Made Gesture, New York
Galerie Conradi, DARE, Hamburg
Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, T2 Torino Triennale 50 Moons of Saturn, Turin
Rubell Family Collection, Beg Borrow and Steal, Miami
Espace Louis Vuitton, Paris (Guyton/Walker & Wade Guyton)
The Drawing Center, Fax, New York
Midway Contemporary Art, The Secret Life of Objects: Work from Private Twin Cities Collections, Minneapolis
A wild night and another road, Altman-Siegel Gallery S/F, San Fransisco

2008

Capitain Petzel Gallery, Kunst Im Heim, Berlin
Gagosian Gallery c/o Red October, for what you are about to receive, Moscow
Hammer Museum, Oranges and Sardines: Conversations on Abstract Painting with Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, Mary Heilmann, Amy Sillman, Charline von Heyl, and Christopher Wool (cur. by Gary Garrels), Los Angeles
Centre Culturel Suisse, Around Max Bill (cur. by Nicolas Trembley), Paris
Matthew Marks Gallery and Greene Naftali Gallery, Painting Now and Forever: Part II, New York
Casey Kaplan Gallery, Not So Subtle Subtitle (cur. by Matthew Brannon), New York
White Columns, That social space between speaking and meaning, by Fia Backstrom, New York
Galerie Fortes Vilaca, God is Design (cur. by Neville Wakefield), Sao Paulo
John Connelly Presents, A New High in Getting Low, New York
Artists Space, Nina In Position (cur. by Jeffrey Uslip), New York
Sculpture and Concepts of Spatial Illusion: 1967-2007 (cur. by Don Desmett), Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo
Modern Institute, Records Played Backwards (cur. by Daniel Birnbaum), Glasgow
Blasted Allegories: Work from the Ringier Collection, Luzern
Galerie Johann König, Zuordnungsprobleme, Berlin
Torino Triennale,- 50 lune di Saturno, (cur. by Daniel Birnbaum), Torino

2007

Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Greene Naftali Gallery, String Show, New York
Derek Eller Gallery, Neo-Integrity (cur. Keith Mayerson), New York
Museum of Modern Art, What is Painting? (cur. Anne Umland), New York
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Someone else with my fingerprints, Paris
Lewis Glucksman Gallery Univerity College Cork, Overtake: The Reinterpretation of modern Art, Cork
Richard Telles Fine Arts, Degree Zero, Los Angeles
Galerie Catherine Issert, Introvert, Extrovert, makes no Difference (cur. John Armleder), Saint Paul de Vence
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, The Lath Picture Show, New York
Le musée de Serignan, Herning Art Museum, The Centre for Contemporary Art Zanek Ujazdowski, Uncertain States of America: American Art in the 3rd Millennium (cur. Daniel Birnbaum, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Gunnar Kvaran), Serignan, Herning and Zanek Ujazdowski
Nationalmuseet for Kunst, Arkitektur og Deisg, DUMP – Postmodern Sculpture in the Dissolved Field, Oslo
Museum of Contemporary Art, Stuff: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, Detroit
Modern Art Oxford, Seth Price/Kelley Walker/Continuous Project, Oxford
Museo de Arte Puertorico, Appropriation, Authority and Authenticity, Santurce
ZKM Center for Art and Media, Imagination Becomes Reality. Expanded painting. Works from the Goetz Collection (Guyton\Walker collaboration), Karlsruhe
Thomas Dane Gallery, Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative (cur. Jens Hoffmann), London
Sutton Lane, c/o Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, For the People of Paris, Paris
Villa Arson, HALF SQUARE, HALF CRAZY / A DEMI CARRE, A DEMI FOU, Nice
Hard Hut Dispatch, curated by Fabrice Stroun and Balthazar Lovay, Dispatch, New York
Tbilisi 4: Every Day is Saturday, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Tbilisi

2006

Frac-Ile-de-France, Nouvelles acquisitions. Michel Blazy, Pierre Bismuth, Angela Detanico/Raphaël Lain, Nathalie Elemento, Laurent Grasso, Wade Guyton, Mathieu Lehanneur, Anthony McCall, Paris
Serpentine Gallery, Reykjavik Art Museum, The Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Uncertain States of America (Guyton\Walker collaboration) (cur. Daniel Birnbaum, Hans Ulrich Obrist and Gunnar Kvaran), London, Reykjavik and Annandale-on-Hudson
Shane Campell Gallery, Moderns Primitives, (Guyton/Walker), Chigaco
MUMOK, Wieder und Wieder: Performance Appropriated, (continuous Project) (cur. Barbara Clausen and Achim Hochdoerfer), Vienna
Kunsthalle Zürich, Wade Guyton, Seth Price, Josh Smith, Kelley Walker, Zurich
Children’s National Gallery, Tbilisi 3. Let’s Stay Alive Till Monday (cur. Daniel Baumann), Tbilisi, Georgia
Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, Breathing Time, New Orleans
Sammlung Goetz, Imagination Becomes Reality. Part IV: Borrowed Images, Munich
QED, Bring the War Home (Guyton\Walker collaboration), Los Angeles
Casey Kaplan gallery, Pose & Sculpture (cur. Daniel Baumann), New York
Anton Kern Gallery, Delete/How to make a perfect ghost, New York
United Artists Ltd., Matthew Brannon, Wade Guyton, Patrick Hill, Marfa
Shane Campbell Gallery, Modern Primitives (Guyton\Walker collaboration), Chicago
Hyde Park Art Center, Home of the Free (cur. Jens Hoffmann), Chicago
Haus Konstruktiv, Ordnung und Verführung, Zurich
Paula Cooper Gallery, An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery (Guyton\Walker collaboration), New York
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Collection 2005–06 Mystery (Guyton\Walker collaboration), Brussels

2005

Astrup Fearnley Musset for Moderne Kunst, Uncertain States of America (Guyton\Walker collaboration), Olso
Kunstbunker, Unburied/Reburied, Nürnberg
Sculpture Center, Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York (Guyton\Walker collabo-ration), New York
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, Grey Flags, New York
P.S.1-MOMA, Greater New York, Long Island City
Air de Paris, New York Twice, Paris
Greenberg van Doren Gallery, Tête à Tête, New York
Mehdi Chouakri Galerie, Die Gute Forme (cur. Gerold Miller), Berlin
Galerie Six Friedrich Lisa Ungar, Dead/Undead, (cur. Hans-Jürgen Hafner), Munich
Kunsthalle Andratx, Principles of Construction (cur. Friederike Nymphius), Mallorca
Fortescue Avenue Jonathan Viner, Meet me at the Corner, London
Analix Forever, Pale Ramone, curated by Matt Saunders, Geneva

2004

Paula Cooper Gallery, Last one on is a soft Jimmy, New York
Kunstverein in Hamburg, Formalismus. moderne kunst, heute, Hamburg
Modern Art Oxford, Real World: The Dissolving Space of Experience (cur. Suzanne Cotter), Oxford
Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Biennial, New York
Karvasla, Tuesday is Gone (cur. Daniel Baumann), Tbilisi
Galerie Peter Kilchmann, The Age of Optimism (cur. Fabrice Stroun), Zurich
Forde espace d’art contemporain, Circa Circe (cur. Julien Fronsacq), Geneva
apexart, Summer program (cur. Cay-Sophie Rabinowitz), New York
Frederieke Taylor Gallery, Unplugged Architecture (cur. Max Henry), New York
The Project, Notes on Renewed Appropriationisms (cur. Lauri Firstenberg), Los Angeles

2003

Secession, Junge Szene, (Form, Kontext, Troja) (cur. Daniel Baumann), Vienna
Circuit, Le Rayon Noir (cur. Fabrice Stroun and Mai-Thu Perret), Lausanne
Greene Naftali, In the Public Domain, New York
Year, All that was not then, New York
D’Amelio Terras, Corporate Profits vs. Labor Costs, New York
High Desert Test Sites #2, Joshua Tree, CA
John Connelly Presents, Snowblind (with Mungo Thomson and Matthew Brannon), New York
88.7 89.3 103.9 (with Kelley Walker and Seth Price), Brooklyn, NY
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, Welcome Home, New York
Socrates Sculpture Park, Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition, Long Island City

2002

P.S.1-MOMA, Building Structures, Long Island City
Brewster Project, (cur. Mari Spirito), Brewster NY
Hunter College Time Square Gallery, Second Sight: Hunter College MFA Alumni Exhibition 1991–2001, New York
PHIL, Lucky DeBellevue, Wade Guyton, Richard Hawkins, Jeff Ono, Los Angeles
Lombard-Freid Gallery, Retrofit (cur. Lauri Firstenberg), New York

2001

Gorney, Bravin+ Lee, David Brody, Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, Siobahn Liddell, New York
Kerstin Engholm Galerie, The Love of Look (cur. Kirsty Bell), Vienna
Whitebox, After the Diagram, (cur. Lauri Firstenberg and Douglas Cooper), New York
The Fifth International, Group Show (Spring 2001) (cur. Michele Maccarone and Chivas Clem), New York

2000

Delfina, New York Projects, London
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, 21st Century Group Show… or it's only just begun, New York
Bellwether, Kosmobiologie (cur. Nancy Chaikin), Brooklyn

1999

Andrew Kreps Gallery, Answer Yes, No, or Don’t Know – Quadrants (cur. Ricci Albenda), New York
Espace Forde, A Radiant Future (with Lothar Hempel, Simon Periton, Daniel Roth, Richard Wright), Geneva

1998

289 Hudson, Sacrifizzio dell’ intelletto 5.0 (with Omer Fast, Andrew Mount, James Dawson-Hollis), New York

1997

Cambio (cur. Kenny Schachter), New York

 

Public Collections

 

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
MAMCO, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Pinakothek der Moderne, MüPinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich

 

Grants and Residencies

 

2004
2003
2002
2000

Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts
Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Grant
Artists Space Independent Projects Grant
Delfina Studio Trust London