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Dan Colen Biography
Born in 1979, New Jersey.
Lives and works in New York.


2001 BFA in painting from Rhode Island School of Design, Providence.

Selected Solo Exhibitions:

2012 Out of the Blue, Into the Black. Gagosian Gallery, Paris, France.
Blowin’ in the Wind. Gagosian Gallery, Athens, Greece.
Blowin’ in the Wind. Karma, New York, NY.
In Living Color. FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY.
2011 Trash. Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy.
Oh God! Massimo de Carlo, Palazzo Rospigliosi, Rome, Italy.
Come Out, Come Out, Wherever you are. Carlson Gallery, London, England.
Peanuts. Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway.
2010 Dan Colen. Gagosian Gallery, West 24th Street, New York, NY.
Karma. Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milano, Italy.
2009 Dan Colen, An Allegory Of Faith… Gagosian Gallery, Davies Street, London, England.
2008 Dan Colen, I live There… Gagosian Gallery, Davies Street, London, England.
2006 Dan Colen. Peres Projects, Los Angeles, California.
Potty Mouth, Potty War, Pot Roast, Pot is a Reality Kick. Gagosian Gallery, West 24th Street, New York, NY.
Secrets and Cymbals, Smoke and Scissors (My Friend Dash’s Wall in the future).
Deitch Projects, New York, NY.
NO ME. Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany.
2003 Seven Days Always Seemed Like A Bit Of An Exaggeration. Rivington Arms, New York, NY.

Group Exhibitions:

2011 Grisaille Part II. Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, NY.
OH! Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris, France.
Grisaille Part I. Luxembourg and Dayan, London, England.
Ray's a Laugh. Half Gallery, New York, NY.
Invitation to the Voyage. Algus Greenspon, New York, NY.
Love Roses. National Exemplar Gallery, New York, NY.
George Herms: Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown). Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA.
Post 9-11. OH WOW, Los Angeles, CA.
The Art of Wit. Paddle 8, New York, NY.
New York Minute. Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia.
Unpainted Paintings. Luxembourg and Dayan, New York, NY.
Don't Do It Etc. Galerie Bruno Bischofberger AG, Zurich, Switzerland. 2
2010 Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection. Curated by Jeff Koons.The New Museum, New York, NY.
Art Cologne. Peres Projects Cologne, Berlin, Germany.
2009 New York Minute. Curated by Kathy Grayson. Macro Future Museum, Roma, Italy.
Minneapolis. Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA.
Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture. Saatchi Gallery, London, England.
Slough. David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY.
The Living & the Dead. Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY.
2008 Wet Pain, Step Brother. Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy.
The Unforgiven. Stellan Holm Gallery, New York, NY.
Substraction. Deitch Projects, New York, NY.
Sack of Bones. Asia Song Society, New York, NY.
Meet Me Around the Corner - Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection. Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway.
Closing Down Sale. Michelle Maccarone, New York, NY.
2007 Unholy Truth. Initial Access, Manchester, England.
Sweet Bird of Youth. Curated by Heidi Slimane. Arndt & Partner, Zurigo.
Pop art is, Gagosian Gallery, London, England.
Nest. Deitch Projects, New York, NY.
Last Attraction Next Exit. Curated by Neville Wakefield. Max Wigram Gallery, London, England.
Generation. Art Gallery of Alberta, Canada.
Fractured Figure - Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection. Curated by Jeffrey Deitch. Deste Foundation Centre For Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Beyond Zero. Peres Projects, Athens, Greece.
Beneath the Underdog. Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY.
Absent Without Leave. Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England.
USA Today. Royal Academy, London.
2006 Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night. Curated by Chrissie Iles & Philippe Vergne. The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.
Defamation of Character. Curated by Neville Wakefield. PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY.
Infinite Painting. Curated by Francesco Bonami. Villa Manin-Centre for Contemporary Art, Passariane, Cedreipe, Italy.
Mid-Life Crisis. Curated by Ivana Salander and Tara Subkoff. Salander-O'Reilly
Galleries, New York, NY.
Axis of Praxis. Curated by Nate Lowman. Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN.
Infinite Painting. curated by Francesco Bonami and Sarah Cosulich Canarutto. Villa Manin-Centre for Contemporary Art, Passariano, Codroipo.
Fantastic Politics—Art in Times of Crisis. National Museum for Art, Architecture & Design, Oslo, Norway.
Survivor (organized by David Rimanelli). Bortolami Dayan, New York.
2005 Interstate. Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York.
Bridge Freezes Before Road. Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.
The Armory Show. Curated by Neville Wakefield. Peres Projects, New York.
2004 Art Works for Hard Money. Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York.
Art Basel Miami. Peres Projects, Miami, FL.
2003 New York. Galerie du Jour, Paris, France.
40 Views of an Icon. Comme de Garcons.
2002 First Show. Rivington Arms, New York, NY.

Dan Colen
The Space Between Dow Jones and Jim Jones
Paper, confetti and Beva on canvas
47.5 x 35.25 inches
Dan Colen
The space between her belly button and her breast
Paper, mylar confetti and beva on canvas
48 x 36 inches