Gavin Kenyon
Installation view
Shrouds
April 19May 26, 2017
Installation view
January 11February 15, 2014

Gavin Kenyon

Born in Binghamton, NY, 1980

Education
MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, 2006
BFA, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY, 2002

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

One-Person Exhibitions

2018
Pathological Chroma, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, NY
Casual Orientation, Bible, New York, NY
Polar Bear Club, Lefebvre & Fils, Paris, France 

2017
Shrouds, Blum & Poe, New York, NY 

2015
Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY
Lift Your Head, Give Me the Best Side of Your Face, Museo Marino Marini, Florence, Italy

2014                 
Casalingo, Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy
Reliquary Void, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
The Microwave Mint, with Jeff Williams, helper, Brooklyn, NY
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Farrow, Art Basel Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland 

2013
Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY

2011
STUD, Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY

2009                 
Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2018
Galerie Éric Hussenot, Paris, France
Paradise, organized by Edgar Bryan and Adrianne Rubenstein, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

2017
The Absent Faun, Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy
The act of drinking a Coke by yourself is the lowest form of art, Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy

2016
Surface Tension, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, NY
Minnow, Topless, Rockaway Beach, NY 

2014
Archeo, High Line Art, New York, NY
Effective Affinities, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
Gwangju Biennale 2014: Burning Down the House, Gwangju, Korea
Depression, François Ghebaly Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

2012
À rebours, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
Ramiken Storage, 3 Delancey Street, New York, NY
partoftheprocess5, Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy  

2011
NADA Miami Beach, Miami Beach, FL
Post Industrial Iron, Dowd Gallery, Cortland, NY
Cast II, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ

2010
Accrochage, Ramiken Crucible, New Y ork, NY
I Wish I Was Dead Biennial: Works by Unsettled and Unsettling Natures, Barrister's Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2009
Wear and Tear, UnSmoke Systems Artspace, Braddock, PA

2008
Various Positions, Upton Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Metal: the exhibition, Ramapo College, Mahwah, NJ
Ground Control, La Vie, Pittsburgh, PA
Hot Metal, Space Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2007
Hoedown Hall, The Event Center, Brooklyn, New York
Town Museum, Sprout Fun, Pittsburgh, PA 

2006
C.A.S.T., Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ
Aquarium: A Collaborative 12 hour Performance Extravaganza, P.I.T. (Projects in Transit), Brooklyn, NY
Wrest­Stops Along the Intra­state,Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY
A Delicate Arrangement, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Prime Time, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY

2005
Quick­Witted, Westside Gallery, New York, NY
Edge Tools, P.I.T. (Projects in Transit), Brooklyn, NY

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Catalogues

2015
Depression. New York: Ramiken Crucible, 2015: 62-65. 

Articles and Reviews

2017
Ugelvig, Jeppe. "Gavin Kenyon: Blum & Poe / New York." Flash Art Online, May 24, 2017.  

2016
Cattelan, Maurizio. "Gavin Kenyon." Purple, no. 26 (Fall/Winter 2016).  

2015
Kenyon, Gavin. Review of Tala Madani at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles. Artforum 54, no. 4 (December 2015): 112. 

2014
Healy, Claire Marie. “Stitching the Body With Gavin Kenyon.” Dazedigital.com, July 2014.
Scott, Andrea K. "Parklife: Playing Hide-and-seek at a Sculpture Show on the High Line." New Yorker, June 9, 2014.

2013
Alemani, Cecilia. "Sculptural Bondage." Mousse, no. 40 (October-November 2013): 154-157.
Asfour, Nana. “Gavin Kenyon.” Time Out (New York), February 2013.

Museum and Public Collections 

Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC 

Cattelan, Maurizio. "Gavin Kenyon." Purple, no. 26 (Fall/Winter 2016).
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Campanini, Christian. "Milan, the Author Speaks of Phallic Mounument: "I Do Not Try Scandals, I Want to Discuss." Repubblica, November 28, 2014
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Healy, Claire Marie. "Stitching the Body with Gavin Kenyon." Dazeddigital.com, July 2014.
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Alemani, Cecilia. "Sculptural Bondage." Mousse, no. 40 (October - November 2013): 154-157.
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