b. 1971, USA

Virginia Overton Biography

Virginia Overton (b. 1971, Nashville, Tennessee) attended the University of Memphis, Tennessee where she received both her BFA and MFA. She has had major solo exhibitions at MoCA North Miami, Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland; The Kitchen, New York; and Westfälischer Kunstverein, Munster. Overton lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.

Virginia Overton Featured Artworks

Untitled (chime) by Virginia Overton contemporary artwork sculpture
Virginia Overton Untitled (chime), 2021 I-beams, miscellaneous metal and steel cable
320 x 436.9 x 30.5 cm
White Cube Contact Gallery

Virginia Overton Represented By

White Cube contemporary art gallery in Mason's Yard, London, United Kingdom White Cube Aspen, Hong Kong, London, New York, Paris, West Palm Beach

Virginia Overton In Related Press

Virginia Overton at White Cube, London Related Press Virginia Overton at White Cube, London 1 November 2016, Flash Art

While the materials employed by Virginia Overton in her second solo show at White Cube might appear disparate, they in fact reveal unexpected links to the domestic sphere. Her series of four glass partitions supported by layers of marble, for example, have been taken from a library in Columbus, Ohio; the wallpaper decorating part of the room...

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What exhibitions to see during Frieze Related Press What exhibitions to see during Frieze 4 October 2016, Whitewall

While in London next week for Frieze, don’t forget to get out of the fair tents and explore the many exhibitions on view at galleries and museums around town. Here is a non-exhaustive but selective list that should keep you busy. William Eggleston Portraits at The National Portrait Gallery in Covent Garden July 21-October 23 This...

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Wind turbines sustain an aquatic garden on a Whitney Museum terrace Related Press Wind turbines sustain an aquatic garden on a Whitney Museum terrace 8 July 2016, Hyperallergic

Three circular pools are flourishing with aquatic plants on the fifth floor terrace of the Whitney Museum of American Art, part of Virginia Overton’s exhibition Sculpture Gardens. Two wind turbines aerate the water for the horsetail reeds, lily pads, elephant ears, bamboo, and other flora, while in two spaces inside, sculptures by the New...

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Natural Selection: Virginia Overton Related Press Natural Selection: Virginia Overton 21 January 2015, Kat Herriman for W Magazine / 16 January 2015

Raised on a farm just outside of Nashville, Tennessee, artist Virginia Overton brings a bucolic resourcefulness to her work. Drawn to natural elements such as cedar and bronze as well as found objects like abandoned tires and Styrofoam coolers, Overton is best known for the responsive site-specific installations she erects using her unlikely...

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