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Darren Bader Biography

Darren Bader (Bridgeport, CT, 1978) lives and works in New York. Solo shows of his work held in institutions include (@mined_oud) Madre, Naples, (2017–2018);_ Meaning and Difference_, The Power Station, Dallas (2017);_ Reading Writing Arithmetic_, Radio Athènes-Institute for the advancement of contemporary visual culture, Athens (2015);_ Where Is a Bicycle's Vagina (and Other Inquiries) or Around the Samovar, 1857_, Oslo (2012);_ Images_, MoMA-PS1, New York (2012). Awarded the Calder Prize in 2013, Bader has taken part in numerous group exhibitions and biennials including the following: 13éme Biennale de Lyon. La vie moderne, Lyon (2015);_ Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the Digital Sublime_, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto (2015); The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2014);_ Antigrazioso_, Palais de Tokyo, Parigi (2013);_ Something About a Tree_, FLAG Foundation, New York (2013);_ Empire State_, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (2013);_ Oh, you mean cellophane and all that crap_, The Calder Foundation, New York (2012);_ Greater New York_, MoMA-PS1, New York (2010)

Darren Bader Featured Artworks

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Darren Bader Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, 5,471 miles at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
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21 July–15 August 2020 Group Exhibition 5,471 miles Blum & Poe, Los AngelesLos Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Fake As More at Simon Lee Gallery, New York
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13 November–22 December 2018 Group Exhibition Fake As More Simon Lee Gallery, New YorkNew York
Contemporary art exhibition, Darren Bader, character limit at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
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3 November 2018–12 January 2019 Darren Bader character limit Blum & Poe, Los AngelesLos Angeles

Darren Bader Represented By

Blum & Poe contemporary art gallery in Tokyo, Japan Blum & Poe Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo

Darren Bader In Related Press

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8 Must-See Exhibitions This Week, From Toronto to São Paulo and Beyond Related Press 8 Must-See Exhibitions This Week, From Toronto to São Paulo and Beyond 3 February 2020, Surface

Construção When: Feb. 6–Mar. 21 Where: Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo What: Though this exhibition takes its name from Brazilian singer Chico Buarque’s storied 1971 song, which tells the tale of a construction worker who dies on the job, the gallery emphasises in an accompanying text that it does not intend to dwell on that troubled era of the...

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The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale Related Press The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale 30 April 2019, The Art Newspaper

There are hundreds of exhibitions in Venice during the Biennale. Alongside the main exhibition in the Giardini and Arsenale, there are 90 national presentations, many in nearby pavilions in the Giardini and in spaces around the Arsenale, but also dotted throughout Venice. Then there are the official collateral exhibitions in museums and galleries...

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Darren Bader “character limit” at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles Related Press Darren Bader “character limit” at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles 1 January 2019, Mousse Magazine

How much of Darren Bader's art do we need in the world? The world, after all, is already full of the kinds of objects that Bader brings into his exhibitions: art, words, images, personalities, ideas. Its very fullness is arguably the condition that Bader's work both critiques and thrives on. 'The world is full of objects, more or less interesting;...

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Darren Bader 'character limit' at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles Related Press Darren Bader 'character limit' at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles 3 November 2018, Mousse Magazine

How much of Darren Bader’s art do we need in the world? The world, after all, is already full of the kinds of objects that Bader brings into his exhibitions: art, words, images, personalities, ideas. Its very fullness is arguably the condition that Bader’s work both critiques and thrives on.

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