Richard Aldrich

Works

2012 (2005, 1999). Found objects on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm.
2013. Enamel silk screen on dibond panel. 84 x 57 inches, 213.4 x 144.8 cm.
2013. Oil, wax, enamel, acrylic and spray paint on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm.
2013. Wood and cloth on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm.
2013. Oil and wax on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm.
2012. Oil, wax and enamel on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm.
2012-2013. Oil, wax and enamel on panel. 19 x 13 inches, 48.3 x 33 cm
2012. Oil and wax on wood on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm
2012 (1997/2000). Polaroid and wood on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm
2011-2012. Oil and wax on panel. 19 x 13 inches, 48.3 x 33 cm
2012. Oil, wax, enamel on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm
2012. Enamel and paper on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm.
Oil, wax, enamel and charcoal on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Enamel silk screen on dibond panel 84 x 57 inches 213.4 x 144.8 cm
Oil and wax on panel 15 x 11 inches 38.1 x 27.9 cm
Enamel silkscreen on dibond panel 60 x 40 inches 152.4 x 101.6 cm
Oil, wax and wood on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Oil wax and pencil on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Oil, wax, and charcoal on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Oil, wax, and pencil on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Oil, wax and collage on linen 84 x 58 inches
2011. Oil, wax, enamel and oil bar on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm.
Richard Aldrich Untitled 2010 Oil, wax, and charcoal on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm Inv# RA4421
2010. Oil and wax on linen. 84 x 58 inches, 213.4 x 147.3 cm. Inv# RA4045
Photographic slide on canvas 30 x 20 inches 76.2 x 50.8 cm
Enamel silkscreen on linen 84 x 58 inches
Oil, wax and pencil on linen 84 x 58 inches
Cloth, paper, and mirror on cut linen 84 x 58 inches
Oil wax & pencil on linen 84 x 58 inches
Oil, wax, wood, fabric and charcoal on linen 84 x 58 inches
Richard Aldrich 2008 (2003) Collage on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm Inv# RA3684
Oil and wax on wood, on cut linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Cloth and wood on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Oil, wax and matte medium on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Oil, wax, Plexiglas and mirror on cut linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Oil, wax and cloth on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Oil, wax, paper and almonds on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Oil, wax and wood on linen 84 x 58 inches 213.4 x 147.3 cm
Shaped canvas, oil and wax on muslin 14.75 x 11 inches 37.5 x 26.7 cm
Oil on linen 14 x 11 inches 35.6 x 27.9 cm

Biography

Born 1975, Hampton, VA

Lives and Works in Brooklyn, NY

 

Education

1998     Ohio State University, OH, BFA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014

Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2013    

“Forget Your Dreams, All You Need is Love / A Day in the Life”, Bortolami, New York, NY

“Twins”, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

“The Words of Tuck Tuck Tuck”, Karma, New York, NY

2012    

“Half of What I Say”, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2011    

“New Work: Richard Aldrich”, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

“Once I Was…”, Bortolami, New York, NY

“Museo”, Corvi-Mora, London, UK

“Richard Aldrich and the 19th Century French Painting”, Contemporary Art Museum St.

Louis, St Louis, MI (cat)

2010    

“Slide Paintings”, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

Misako and Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

2009   

Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

Art Statement, Art I 40 I Basel, Switzerland

Bortolami, New York, NY

2008   

“Narrative with 5 Characters”, Corvi-Mora, London, UK

2007    

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

“Paintings”, Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2006    

Corvi-Mora, London, UK

2004    

Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York, NY

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 2013    

“Why Not Live For Art? II”, Tokyo City Opera, Tokyo, Japan

“Roving Signs”, Mathew Marks, New York, NY

“10 Years”, Wallspace, New York, NY

“Inevitable FIguration”, Pecci Center for Contemporary Art, Prato, Italy (cat)

2012    

“Out Of The Blue”, Bortolami, New York, NY

“Twenty Years After”, Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

“September”, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

“If There Would Be a Face, This Would Be a Cat”, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

“Soundworks”, ICA, London, UK

“How Do It Know”, Essex Street, New York, NY

“Contemporary Painting, 1960 to the Present: Selections from the SFMOMA Collection”, SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

“Risk + Reward”, Foster Gallery at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, WI

2011    

“The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial”, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY

“Straw”, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK

“Catalogue of the Exhibition”, Triple V Gallery, Paris, France

“Time Again”, Sculpture Center, New York, NY (cat)

“With One Color”, Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York, NY

“Provisional Painting”, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK

“Five Easy Pieces”, Galeria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

“Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art From the Dicke Collection”, Dayton Art

Institute, Dayton, OH (cat)

“Rational Abstraction”, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain (cat)

2010    

“Painting Extravaganza”, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy

“Re-Dressing”, Bortolami, New York, NY

“New Work From New York”, Golden Gallery, Chicago, IL

“Gradation”, Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon, Portugal

“Next Generation”, Kunstmuseum St. Galan, St. Galan, Switzerland

“Le Tableau”, Cheim and Read, New York, NY

“Exhibition #3″, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY

“Feint Art”, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

“Whitney Biennial 2010″, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat)

“Off The Wall”, Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden (cat)

2009    

“Doors”, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

“Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and The Ready-Made Gesture”, The Kitchen, New York, NY

“Cave Painting Installment #1″, Gresham’s Ghost, New York, NY

“Richard Aldrich, Zak Prekop, Lesley Vance”, Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

“My Summer Show”, Galerie LeLong, New York, NY

“Abstractionists Unite! Who Give You Just Enough To Last a Lifetime”, The Glendale

College of Art Gallery, Glendale, CA

“Cave Painting”, PSM Gallery, Berlin, Germany

“Collection of…”, White Columns, New York, NY

“Strip/Stripe”, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY

“House Call”, Three’s Company, New York, NY

2008    

“Sphinxx”, Modern Art, London, UK

“Catawampus (for H.D.)”, Midway Contemporary Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (cat)

“Here’s Why Patterns, Here’s Why Patterns”, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

“Bob Nickas -Recent Acquisitions, Gifts and Works from Various Exhibitions 1985-2008″,

White Columns, NY, NY

“Black Noise”, CNEAI, Chatou, France

2007

“Black Noise”, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland

“Catawampus (for H.D.)”, Shane Campbell, Chicago, IL

“People Take Pictures of Each Other”, LaMontagne Gallery, Boston, MA

“Laying Bricks”, Wallspace, New York, NY

“Bastard Creature”, Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France

“Abstract Paintings and a Sculpture”, Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY

“Richard Aldrich & Meredyth Sparks” Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY

“Beneath the Underdog” Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

“Painting as Fact, Fact as Fiction”, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich, Switzerland (cat)

“M R A I T C T H A A N M D Y”, The Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA

“The Back Room”, Celda Contemporánea, Mexico City, Mexico, Kadist Art Foundation

Paris, France

2006    

“Bunch Alliance and Dissolve” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (cat)

“Music is a Better Noise” P.S.1, New York, NY

“Flesh Records” Haswellediger, New York, NY

“An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery” Paula Cooper Gallery, New York NY

“Endless Summer” West London Projects, London, UK

“Audio” Cabinet des Estampes, Geneva, Switzerland

“Surfing the Surface” Galleria Paolo Bonzano, Rome, Italy

“Supports” Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

2005

“Richard Aldrich + Paul-Aymar Mourgue d’Algue”, Galleria Paolo Bonzano, Rome, Italy

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

“Lesser New York”, Fia Backstrom Production, Brooklyn, NY

“Greater New York 2005″, P.S.1 New York, NY (cat)

“KA/VH:RA/AG” Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York, NY

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA

2003  

“The Club in the Shadow” Kenny Schachter Gallery, New York, NY

 

Selected Performances

2013 

“An American Tuk Tuk in Paris”, Green Tea Gallery, Paris, France

2012 

“A Ridding”, Regina Rex, Brooklyn, NY

2011 

“Mandolin”, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

2012  

“A Ridding”, Regina Rex, Brooklyn, NY

 

Selected Bibliography

 2014

Eastham, Ben, “Painting is a Painting is a Painting”, Elephant, Spring, 2014

2013

Ferri, Davide, “The Inevitable Figuration”, Silvana Editoriale, 2013

Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, August 12th, 2013

Moore, Thurston; Coley, Byron, “Bull Tongue”, Arthur Magazine, April 2013

Long, Andrew, “Richard Aldrich and Josh Brand”, Doingbird, Winter 2013

2012 

Nagoya, Satoru, “September”, Flash Art, November, 2012

Aldrich, Richard, “Progression of Forms: The Art of Daan Van Golden”, Artforum, Summer 2012

Geers, David, “Neo-Modern”, October, Winter 2012

2011 

Griffin, Jonathon, “Vitamin P2″, Phaidon, 2011

Nickas, Bob, “Catalogue of the Exhibition 1984-2011″, 2nd Cannons Publications, 2011

Heninrich, Will, “Richard Aldrich “Once I Was…” at Bortolami…”, NY Observer, September 27, 2011

Prince, Mark, “Richard Aldrich”, Art in America, September, 2011

Kitamura, Katie, “Time Again”, Art Monthly, July-August, 2011

Smith, Roberta, “Time Again”, New York Times, July 7, 2011

Nash, Forrest, “Despite Their Dissimilar Features”, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 2011

Fried, Laura, “Painting and Silence (Waving My Arms in the Air)”, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 2011

Navarro, Mariano, “Abstraccion Racional”, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, 2011

Landi, Ann, “Dear Picasso”, Art News, May, 2011

Coomer, Martin, “Provisional Painting”, Time Out London, May, 2011

Meade, Fionn, “Time Again”, Sculpture Center, 2011

Saltz, Jerry, Critics Pick, New York Magazine, April 25, 2011

Thompson, Anne, Critics Picks, Artforum.com, 2011

Bronson, Ellie, “Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection”, Dayton Art Institute, 2011

2010  

Fiduccia, Joanna & Holte, Michael Ned,  “New Abstract Painting”, Kaleidoscope, Winter, 2010

Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, “Richard Aldrich”, Artforum, November, 2010

Knight, Christopher, LA Times, October 1, 2010

Haddad, Natalie, “Focus: Richard Aldrich”, Frieze, October, 2010

Smith, Roberta,  “Le Tableau: French Abstraction and Its Affinities”, The New York Times, June 2, 2010

Buchmaier, Barbara, “Ready-Made Painting”, Spike Art Quarterly, Summer, 2010

Busta, Caroline, “Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and the Ready-Made Gesture” May, Issue 03, 2010

Graw, Isabelle & Hochdorfer, Achim, “There Is No Such Thing as ‘Painting’”, Texte Zur Kunst, Issue 77, March, 2010

Falconer, Morgan, “Besides, With, Against, and Yet”, Frieze, March, 2010

Saltz , Jerry, “Change We Can Believe In” New York Magazine, March 8, 2010

Meade, Fionn, ” Whitney Biennial 2010″, Whitney/Yale, 2010

Hudson, Suzanne, “Besides, With, Against, and Yet”, Artforum, February, 2010

“MicroTate” Tate Etc., Issue 18-Spring, 2010

2009

“The Artists’ Artist”, Artforum, December, 2009

Nickas, Bob, “Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstract Painting”, Phaidon, 2009

Rubinstein, Raphael, “Provisional Painting”, Art in America, May 2009

Turner, Kai, ArtNews, May 2009

Rabottini, Alessandro, “Coming From Many Places”, Interview, Mousse, April/May, 2009

Mack, Joshua, “Reviews Marathon, New York” Art Review, April, 2009

Rothkopf, Scott, “Openings: Richard Aldrich”, Artforum, April, 2009

Wilson, Michael, “Richard Aldrich” Artforum, March, 2009

Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, February 6, 2009

Griffin, Nora, The Brooklyn Rail, February, 2009

Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, January 26, 2009

Contemporary Art Daily, “Week in Review : January 18, 2009″, contemporaryartdaily.com January 18, 2009

Gartenfeld, Alex “Questionnaire: Richard Aldrich is Serious!” Interviewmagazine.com January 8, 2009

“New York Artists Dictionary Part 1″, Flash Art, January/February, 2009

Herbert, Martin “Reviews Marathon, London” Art Review, January/February, 2009

2008

Holte, Michael Ned, “Buoys, Props and Signs: Richard Aldrich & Lisa Williamson” Artlies.org, Winter 2008

Holte, Michael Ned, “The Best of 2008″ Artforum, December, 2008

Lavrador, Judicael, “Qu’est Que La Peinture Aujoud’hui?” Beaux Arts Editions, 2008

Kitamura, Katie, Frieze.com, November 17, 2008

Butler, Connie “Looking Back: Emerging Artists” Frieze, January/February, 2008

2007

Brooks, Amra, “Our Favorite Shows and Artifacts” LA Weekly, December 26, 2007

Brooks, Amra, Must See Art, LA Weekly, December 12, 2007

Bedford, Christopher, Critic’s Picks, Artforum.com, 2007

Banai, Nuit “Introducing”, Modern Painters December 2007

Huberman, Anthony, “I Heart Information”, Afterall, Autumn/Winter 2007

Nickas, Bob, “Steven Parrino”, Artforum, September 2007

Smith, Roberta, “In These Shows, the Material is the Message”, The New York Times, August 10, 2007

Coburn, Tyler, “”Build it High: Laying Bricks”, Art Review, July and August 2007

Persman, Joanna, “In the Borderland Between Abstraction and Figuration”, Svenska Dagbladet, June 2, 2007

Landes, Jennifer, “A Show With Chutzpah”, The East Hampton Star, May 2007

Beasley, Mark, “Music is a Better Noise”, Frieze, April 2007

Klein, Jennie, “Bunch Alliance and Dissolve”, Art Papers, March/April 2007

Saltz, Jerry, “Non-Specific Objects” Modern Painters, March 2007

“Viva”, Modern Painters, March 2007

2006

Smith, Roberta, “Menace, Glitter and Rock in Visions of Dystopia” The New York Times, December 29, 2006

Kessler, Sarah, “Musical Chairs” Art Krush, December 13, 2006

Smith, Roberta, “Raoul De Keyser” The New York Times, November 17, 2006

Nunez-Fernandez, Lupe, “Richard Aldrich”, Saatchi Gallery, June 2006

Bennett, Alissa & Clifton, Michael “In Absence of the Figure”, Issue Magazine, March 2006

Fyfe, Joe. Catalog essay for “UT Artist in Residence Bienniel 2006″, 2006

2005

Lewis, Sarah. Catalog essay for “Greater New York 2005”, 2005

Saltz, Jerry. “Dire Diary,” The Village Voice, April 25, 2005

Scott, Andrea. “Don’t Miss: Lesser New York,” Time Out New York, April 7, 2005

Scott, Andrea. “Local Heroes,” Time Out New York, March 31, 2005

Smith, Roberta. “KA/VH:RA/AG”, New York Times, March 18, 2005

Gschwandter, Sabrina. “DJ Funnywalk” Interview, Knit Knit, 2005

Wilson, Michael. “Beers for peers”, ArtForum Diary, March 16, 2005

Holte, Michael Ned. Critics’ Picks, Artforum.com, 2005

2004 

Scott, Andrea. Time Out New York Magazine, July 7, 2004

Smith, Roberta. The New York Times, July 2, 2004

Bellini, Andrea. “Panorama Pittura”, Flash Art Italia, April 2004

Bellini, Andrea and Sonia Campagnola. “Dictionary of New York Painters”, Flash Art Italia, April 2004