Jimenez - Colon Collection
Aaron Curry
Untitled
Curry, Aaron
Born 1972, San Antonio, TX
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


EDUCATION

2003-2005
MFA, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

2000-2002
BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL


SELECTED SOLO / TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2013
CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

2012
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
White Out, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
*Buzz Kill, Michael Werner Gallery, New York, NY

2011
*Cornfabulation, collaboration with Richard Hawkins, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

2010
*MMNKTLPLKT, Michael Werner Gallery, Hoxton Square, London, England
Two Sheets Thick, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
*Bad Dimension, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany

2009
TWOFACETWO, with Thomas Houseago, VW, Berlin, Germany
*Bad Dimension, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy
*Two Face: Aaron Curry and Thomas Houseago, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX
*The Colour Out of Space, Michael Werner Gallery, New York, NY

2008
*Hammer Project: Aaron Curry, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Another Language, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

2007
Michael Werner Gallery, London, England

2006
Bank Robber, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2013
*Beg, Borrow and Steal, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

2012
To Hope, To Tremble, To Live: Modern and Contemporary Works from the David Roberts Collection, The Hepworth Wakefield, England
Phantom Limb: Approaches to Painting Today, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Mash-Up: collage from 1930 to the present, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, CA
FIGURY, Centre for Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw, Poland
Across the Pacific: Young artists from LA, 313 Art Project, Seoul, Korea
*Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy, The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
*American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

2011
*American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
WYSIWYG: What You(ngs) See Is What You Get, Rosenblum Collection & Friends, Paris, France
Ad Lib, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
Flowers for Summer, Michael Werner Gallery, New York, NY
INTERNAL / EXTERNAL AFFAIRS, Residence of the Ambassador of the United States of America to Germany, Berlin, Germany
*We Will Live, We Will See, Zabludowicz Collection, London, England
*Tableaux, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France
*Statuesque, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
*Lustwarande '11 - Raw, park De Oude Warande, Tilburg, The Netherlands
*Secret Societies. To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany; CAPC de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
California Dreamin' - Myths and Legends of Los Angeles,Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France
Seeing Is a Kind of Thinking: A Jim Nutt Companion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
*Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

2010
*Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
THE PRIVATE MUSEUM. The passion for contemporary art in the collections in Bergamo, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo, Italy
Sweat, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
*Permanent Trouble, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany
The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 / Zabludowicz Collection, London, England
*At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
*Statuesque, City Hall Park, New York, NY

2009
*Beg, Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
*Berlin-Los Angeles, A Tale of Two (Other) Cities, Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
Quodilbet II, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
California Maximalism, Nyehaus, NY
Second Nature: The Valentine-Adelson Collection at the Hammer, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
*KölnSkulptur 5, Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne, Germany

2008
Aaron Curry, Richard Hawkins, Peter Saul, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Series Drawings, Michael Werner Gallery, New York, NY
Black Swan, curated by Aaron Curry and Thomas Houseago, Michael Werner Gallery, London, England
Open Plan Living, Art Tel Aviv 08, curated by Andrew Renton, Tel Aviv, Israel
Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Nobody Puts Baby in a Corner, Isabella Bortolozzi Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2007
*Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
Post Rose: Artists In and Out of the Hazard Park Complex, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
Sculptors' Drawings: Ideas, Studies, Sketches, Proposals, And More, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
L.A. Desire, curated by Wilhelm Schurmann, Galerie Dennis Kimmerich, Dusseldorf, Germany
Stuff: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI
Aspect, Forms and Figures, curated by Joao Ribas, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
*Material Photographs, organized by Anthony Pearson, Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL

2006
*Red Eye: Los Angeles Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
L.A. Trash & Treasure, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
*Untitled (for H. C. Westermann), The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
25 Bold Moves, curated by Simon Watson and Craig Hensala of Scenic, House of Campari, Venice Beach, CA
Cloudbreak, Organized by David Kordansky, Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo, Japan
The Figs Play Fox Dead, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2005
Southern Exposure, Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
Autonomy, Foxy Production, New York, NY

2004
Group Show, Worth Ryder Gallery, UC Berkeley, CA

2002
The Anniversary Show, 1R Gallery, Chicago, IL


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
(* indicates non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2012
*Aaron Curry & Richard Hawkins: Cornfabulation, Los Angeles: David Kordansky Gallery, 2012
"Reise News: Urlaub unter dem Wind, Wellness, für Sünder, L.A. für Kunstfans," Vogue German, Number 11, November 2012, p. 164
Basciano, Oliver, "Now Buy This: Half-century," ArtReview, Issue 62, October 2012, p. 38
*Aaron Curry: Buzz Kill. New York: Michael Werner, 2012
*Van Adrichem, Jan, Raw Stardust: Excursions in Contemporary Sculpture II, edited by Chris Driessen and Heidi van Mierlo. Tilburg: Fundament Foundation, 2012.
Forbes, Alexander, "An Increasingly International Art Berlin Contemporary Announces 2012 Exhibitor List," Artinfo.com, July 26, 2012
Goodman, Jonathan, "Aaron Curry: Buzz Kill," The Brooklyn Rail, June 6, 2012
"Aaron Curry at Michael Werner," Contemporary Art Daily, June 1, 2012
Johnson, Ken, "Art in Review: Aaron Curry: 'Buzz Kill'," The New York Times, May 25, 2012, p. C23
"Aaron Curry 'Buzz Kill' at Michael Werner Gallery, New York," MousseMagazine.it, May 24, 2012
Trigg, Sarah, "Studio Check: Aaron Curry," Modern Painters, May 2012, pp. 7, 34-35
Oberthaler, Nick, in conversation with Chiara and Steve Rosenblum, "Buy First, Collect Later," L'Officiel Art, Number 1, April-June 2012, pp. 110-119, 288-289
Zevitas, Steven, "New American Paintings visits Frieze and NADA," New American Paintings Blog, May 9, 2012
Scoccimarro, Antonio, "Diary: Aaron Curry," Mousse, Issue 33, April - May 2012, p. 236
"Solo show: Aaron Curry: Buzz Kill," Artfacts.net, April 6, 2012
Contratto, Brian, "Calder at the Nasher," The Chronicle, February 16, 2012
Livingston, Wendy, "Going Mobile with Alexander Calder," Duke Today, February 14, 2012
Menconi, David, "With Calder, we find joy in the balance," NewsObserver.com, February 12, 2012
McClemont, Doug, "Critic's Pick: Aaron Curry," ARTnews, February 2012, p. 128

2011
*AARON CURRY: MMNKTLPLKT, Michael Werner Gallery, New York. Minneapolis: Shapco, 2011
"The formula for joy. Part 2.: Tom Ford," Vogue Russia, December 2011
Martinez, Alanna, "From a Lygia Pape Retrospective to Edmund Teske's L.A. Art Scene Portraits, ARTINFO's 9 International Art Picks," Artinfo.com, November 7, 2011
*American Exuberance. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2011
Scoccimarro, Antonio, "Diary: Secret Societies," Mousse, Issue 31, December 2011 - January 2012, p. 177
Sallabedra, Megan, "5 Best Thanksgiving Artworks in L.A.," LA Weekly, November 24, 2011
"Cornfabulation - Curry and Hawkins at Kordansky," NotesonLooking.com, November 21, 2011
"Aaron Curry and Richard Hawkins at David Kordansky," Contemporary Art Daily, November 19, 2011
Pagel, David, "Art review: Aaron Curry, Richard Hawkins at David Kordansky," Los Angeles Times, November 18, 2011
Berardini, Andrew, "Chimerical Coitions," ArtSlant, November 15, 2011
Wagley, Catherine, "Five Artsy Things to Do This Week, Including Chuck Close, Aaron Curry, Richard Hawkins and a Guide to Suburban Survival," LAWeekly.com, November 9, 2011
Scoccimarro, Antonio, "Diary: Aaron Curry & Richard Hawkins," Mousse, Issue 30, October-November 2011, p. 227
Mason, Shana Beth, "Lecture with Aaron Curry," Flavorpill.com, September 27, 2011
*We Will Live, We Will See, curated by Pavel S. Pyś. London: Zabludowicz Collection, 2011, p. 8
"Houseago / Curry: Figure in Piedi," Flash Art, Edizione Italiana, Number 295, July-September 2011, pp. 79-81
*Aupetitallot, Yves, Tableaux: MAGASIN - Centre National d'Art Contemporain 29.05 - 4.09.2011. Saint Etienne: XL imprimerie, 2011, p. 17
Pagel, David, "Art review: Eight artists at Gagosian Gallery," Los Angeles Times, August 26, 2011
*Secret Societies, edited by Cristina Ricupero, Alexis Vaillant and Max Hollein, foreword by Max Hollein and Charlotte Laubard, texts by Ina Blom, Michael Bracewell, Gary Lachmann, Cristina Ricupero, Alexis Vaillant and Jan Verwoert. Cologne: Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft mbH, 2011
Goldner, Liz, "Newport Beach, CA: 'Alexander Calder and Contemporary Art: Form, Balance, Joy,' at Orange County Museum of Art," art ltd, July/August 2011, p. 20
"Secret Societies. To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence," NY Arts Magazine, Summer 2011
Rosboch, Lili, "Art Loved By Tom Watson, $8.5 Million Flowers, Goldfish: Uptown Galleries," Bloomberg.com, July 26, 2011
"'Flowers for Summer' at Michael Werner," Contemporary Art Daily, July 21, 2011
"Group Show at Schirn Kunsthalle," Contemporary Art Daily, July 8, 2011
Smith, Frank, "Nasher Sculpture Center Presents Statuesque," Dallas Monthly News, July 2011
Simek, Peter, "Art This Week Interviews Houseago, Curry," FrontRow.DMagazine.com, July 5, 2011
Davies, Stacy, "Get Wired! OCMA's Alexander Calder (and admirers) show puts the kick back into kitsch, whether you like it or not.," OC Weekly, June 2, 2011
Douglas, Sarah, "L.A. on the Hudson," Artinfo.com, May 4, 2011
Knight, Christopher, "Hanging around with the master," Los Angeles Times, April 15, 2011, p. D19
"Exhibition Includes Works by Calder and Large-Scale Sculpture by Seven Contemporary Artists," ArtDaily.org, April 12, 2011
Tomaso, Bruce, "'Big Pink' will rise next week in front of the Nasher," DallasNews.com, April 1, 2011
Corwin, William, "Aaron Curry In Conversation With Will Corwin," Saatchi Online, March 16, 2011
"Wie haben Sie das gemacht, Aaron Curry?," Monopol, March 2011, p. 22
Duckers, Tanja, "Gallery Review: Aaron Curry at the Schinkel Pavilion," Kunstmagazin, March 2011, pp. 24-26
*Statuesque, introduction and text by Nicolas Baume, foreword by Susan K. Freedman. New York: Public Art Fund, 2011, pp. 70-83
Helander, Bruce, "Aaron Curry," The Art Economist, January 2011, p. 76

2010
*Two Face: Aaron Curry and Thomas Houseago, essay by Michael Darling. Marfa: Ballroom Marfa, 2010
Simek, Lucia, "With Renzo Piano's Nasher, Alexander Calder's Sculpture Finds a Natural Bedfellow," dmagazine.com, December 16, 2010
Moss, Jennifer, "Dynamic duo mixes classic and modern," Vancouversun.com, November 18, 2010
Plocek, Keith, "Aaron Curry," Art Lies, No.67, Fall/Winter 2010, p. 92
Satorious, Katherine, "Aaron Curry," artUS, Issue 28, 2010, pp. 16-17
*Asthoff, Jens, "Aaron Curry," The Art of Tomorrow. Berlin: Distanz Verlag, 2010, pp. 94-97
Campagnola, Sonia, "Aaron Curry," Flash Art, October 2010, p.119
Moret, A., "Aaron Curry: 'Two Sheets Thick' at David Kordansky Galllery," Art Ltd., September/October 2010, pp. 21-22
Griffin, Jonathan, "City Report: Los Angeles," Frieze, October 2010, pp. 227-229
Griffin, Jonathan, "Aaron Curry," Frieze, October 2010, pp. 239-240
Vetrocq, Marcia E., "Sculpture Under the Influence," Art in America, October 2010, cover, pp. 3, 14-18
Bedford, Christopher, "New Images of the Old Man," Art in America, October 2010, pp. 148-155
Princenthal, Nancy, "Sculpture in a Contracted Field," Art in America, October 2010, pp. 164-169
Griffin, Jonathan, "Fluid Nature," Mousse, Issue 25, September - October 2010, pp. 54-60
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah "Aaron Curry: Two Sheets Thick," Art Review, Issue 44, September 2010 p. 120
Johnson, Ken, "Pondering Sculpture Under the Trees," New York Times, August 27, 2010, p. C21
Taft, Catherine, "Aaron Curry," Artforum, September 2010, p. 335
Warchol, Kit, "Aaron Curry," Modern Painters, September 2010, p. 73
Yaji, Huang, "[Art Star] Aaron Curry," Chinese Contemporary Art News, No.67, August 2010, p. 198
Harnish, Tracey, "Aaron Curry at David Kordansky Gallery," CultureMob.com, July 19, 2010
Schad, Ed, "Aaron Curry's Curious Enterprise,"ArtSlant (Los Angeles), July 7, 2010
Shaw, Michael, "Aaron Curry," Artscene, Vol. 29, No. 11, July/August 2010, p. 25
*At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg. Annandale-on-Hudson: Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, 2010
Warchol, Kit, "Aaron Curry," Artinfo.com, June 24, 2010
Klein, Paul, "Calder and the Kids," HuffingtonPost.com, June 23, 2010
Miles, Christopher, "Aaron Curry," LA Weekly, June 17, 2010, p. 43
Catton, Pia, "Artists Speak Figuratively in TriBeCa," Wall Street Journal.com, June 1, 2010
*Aaron Curry: Bad Dimension. Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walter König, 2010
Ulrichs, David, "Aaron Curry, Thomas Houseago," Art Review:, Issue 38, January/February 2010, p. 118
"Aaron Curry and Thomas Houseago: Standing Figures," Flash Art, March - April 2010, pp. 86-89
Hawkins, Richard, "Hicksploitation," Kaleidoscope, February/March 2010, pp. 30-35
Trembley, Nicolas, "Equilibre," Numéro 109, December 2009-January 2010, p. 39

2009
*Hammer Projects: 1999-2009, text by Michael Ned Holte. Los Angeles: Hammer Museum, 2009, pp. 380-383
Asper, Colleen, "Aaron Curry," Beautiful/Decay Book:2. Beautiful/Decay, 2009, pp. 42-55
*Beg, Borrow, and Steal, texts by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, Karl Haendel, Thomas Houseago, David Moos. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2009, pp. 46-51, 86
Buhr, Elke, "Unheimliche Begegnung in der dritten Dimension," Monopol, November 2009, pp. 64-74
West, Kevin, "Thomas Houseago & Aaron Curry," W Magazine, November 2009, p. 102
*Berlin-Los Angeles: A tale of two (other) cities, texts by Stefan Heideinreich, Thomas Lawson. Milan: Galleria Massimo De Carlo, 2009
Egan, Maura, "Wanderlust, Marfa, Texas," The New York Times.com, June 5, 2009
Rosenberg, Karen, "Aaron Curry," The New York Times, April 16, 2009
Wilson, Michael, "Aaron Curry," Time Out New York, Issue 707, April 16-22, 2009
Falconer, Morgan, "Aaron Curry," Saatchi Online, April 6, 2009
*The Colour Out of Space, text by Bruce Hainley. New York: Michael Werner
Sherwin, Skye, "Aaron Curry," Art:Review, March 2009, p. 31
Kilston, Lyra, "Series Drawings," Art on Paper, January/February 2009
Mizota, Sharon, "Queasily Human," Art on Paper, January/February 2009
"Main Event: The Launch of L.A. Arts Month," Angeleno, January 2009, p. 22

2008
Pollock, Lindsay, "Eli Broad, Jay-Z Tour Slower Miami Art Fair, Collectors Haggle," Bloomberg.com, December 8, 2008
Rabottini, Alessandro, "Archaeology of the Future", Mousse, Issue 16, December 2008, pp. 42-44
*Holzwarth, Hans Werner, ed., Art Now Vol 3, text by Astrid Mania. Cologne: Taschen, 2008: 108-111.
Young, Paul, "The Radar Art," Angeleno, October 2008, pp. 84,86
*KölnSkuptur 5: Reality Check, text by Sonia Campagnola. Cologne: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, p. 20
Holte, Michael Ned, "Peter Saul," Artforum, Summer 2008, p. 392
Douglas, Sarah, "Sales Swift at Liste, Weak Dollar and All," Artinfo.com, June 2, 2008
Launay, Aude, "Wassup Britney?", 02/45, Spring 2008, p. 27

2007
Wehr, Anne, "Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century," Time Out New York, Issue 636, December 6-12, 2007
*Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century, New Museum of Contemporary Art, texts by Richard Flood, Massimiliano Gioni, Laura Hoptman, Trevor Smith, Benjamin Godsill, Eva Diaz. New York: New Museum of Contemporary Art, 2007, pp. 56-59
*Red Eye: Los Angeles Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, texts by Michael Darling, Michael Ned Holte. Miami: Rubell Family Collection, 2007, pp. 46-51, 86
"The Artists' Artists," Artforum, December 2007, p. 122
Tumlir, Jan, "Sci-fi Historicism Part 3: Character Animation in Cotemporary Los Angeles Art," Flash Art, July-September 2007, pp. 120-124.
Holte, Michael Ned, "Openings," Artforum, Summer 2007, pp. 481-483
Tumlir, Jan, "Sci-fi Historicism," Flash Art, May-June 2007, pp 118-121
Bartels, Daghild, "Jeder Penny fur die Kunst," Parnass, January 2007, p. 77
Smith, Roberta, "Michael Queenland: Bread & Balloons," The New York Times, March 9, 2007
Cotter, Holland, "Art in Review: Aspects, Forms, and Figures," The New York Times, E30, March 2, 2007
Kino, Carol, "ART; Welcome to the Museum of My Stuff," The New York Times, Section 2, February 18, 2007, p. 30
*Material Photographs, text by Anthony Pearson. Chicago: Shane Campbell Gallery, January 2007

2006
Mason, Christopher, "It's what's on the inside that counts: New acquisitions in some familiar territory," Art Basel Miami Beach 2006, December 2006, p. 98B
Smith, Roberta, "More Than You Can See: Storm of Art Engulfs Miami," The New York Times, December 9, 2006
Garnet, Daisy, "The Collector: Why the Collector Mera Rubell Keeps it All in the Family," The New York Times Magazine, December 3, 2006, pp. 74
Rochette, Anne and Wade Saunders, "Place Matters: Los Angeles Sculpture Today," Art in America, November 2006, p. 174
Brooks, Amra, "Must See Art," LA Weekly, November 15, 2006
*Rooks, Michael, Dreaming of a Speech Without Words: The Paintings and Early Objects of H.C. Westermann. The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2006, p. 111
Brooks, Amra, "Los Angeles Roundup: A Report on Current Gallery, Museum Shows," Artinfo.com, April 2006
Cotter, Holland, "The World Tour Rolls Into Town, Sprawling but Tidy (Art Review: The Armory Show)," The New York Times, March 10, 2006, pp. E29, E41

2005
Cotter, Holland, "Autonomy," The New York Times, September 30, 2005
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