Madeline Hollander


Madeline Hollander, Sunrise/Sunset, 2021

Initially trained as a ballet dancer, Madeline Hollander (b. 1986, Los Angeles, CA) studied cultural anthropology and visual arts at Barnard College (BA) and Bard College (MFA), New York. Solo exhibitions of her work have been mounted at the Whitney Museum of American Art (2021); the University of Texas at Austin, Visual Arts Center (2020); Bortolami Gallery, New York (2020); The Artist’s Institute, New York (2018). Her work has been exhibited at the Brandhorst Museum, Munich, Germany (2022); Performa Biennial, New York (2021); The Aldrich Museum, Connecticut (2020); the Whitney Biennial curated by Rujeko Hockley and Jane Panetta (2019), Helsinki Contemporary, Finland (2019), the Work Marathon Festival at the Serpentine Galleries in London (2018), and Centre Pompidou Metz, France (2019).

As a choreographer, Hollander’s pieces have been performed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; the Joyce, New York; The Théâtre des Champs-Elysées, Paris, and Louvre Abu Dhabi with the Los Angeles Dance Project, and she has collaborated with Jordan Peele on his feature film Us (2019) and Urs Fisher’s immersive installation PLAY at Gagosian, New York (2019) and Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA (2019).


Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Sub-Clique


12 Jun 2024

Art Basel Parcours
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Entanglement


12 Jan – 2 Mar 2024

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Hydro Parade

Hydro Parade

3 Jun – 17 Jun 2023

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Hydro Parade: Watercolors

Hydro Parade: Watercolors

12 May – 17 Jun 2023

The Upstairs at 39 Walker
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Revivals: Materials and Monumental Forms

Revivals: Materials and Monumental Forms

26 May 2022

ICA Watershed
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Site Visit

Site Visit

8 Mar – 3 Apr 2022

Museum Brandhorst
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Performa 2021 Biennial

Performa 2021 Biennial

28 Oct – 29 Oct 2021

New York City
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Sunrise/Sunset


13 Oct – 17 Oct 2021

BMW Open Work
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Madeline Hollander: Flatwing

Madeline Hollander: Flatwing

25 Mar – 8 Aug 2021

Whitney Museum of American Art
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Score for 7 Solos

Score for 7 Solos

30 Jan – 27 Mar 2021

The Visual Arts Center, The University of Texas at Austin
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Heads/Tails


10 Jan – 21 Feb 2020

55 Walker
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Ouroboros Gs, 2019 Whitney Biennial

Ouroboros Gs, 2019 Whitney Biennial

27 Oct – 17 May 2019

Whitney Museum of American Art
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Flatwing


4 Apr – 14 Apr 2019

Centre Pompidou-Metz
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Red Shoes

Red Shoes

2 Dec 2018 – 3 Feb 2019

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: New Max

New Max

13 Feb – 25 Mar 2018

The Artist's Institute
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Drill


27 Aug – 2 Oct 2017

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: ARENA


26 Aug 2017

Rockaway Beach, Queens, NY
Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: 365


24 May 2017

Galeria Slyzmud


Roslyn Sulcas In Paris, Using Dance to Uncover Hidden History The New York Times 6 Jun 2024Ekin Erkan Madeline Hollander Sculpture Feb 2024Maddie Hampton Madeline Hollander’s “Entanglement” e-flux Feb 2024Gia Kourlas Best Dance Performances of 2023 The New York Times Dec 2023Steven Vargas ‘Friends’ immersive experience is there for you this weekend Los Angeles Times Jun 2023Gia Kourlas Madeline Hollander: In a Movement Parade Inspired by Water, Dancers Find Their Flow The New York Times Jun 2023Valentina Di Liscia Madeline Hollander: 10 Art Shows To See In New York This June Hyperallergic May 2023Sariel Golomb Slow Dramaturgies: Thinking with Freud on Pleasure, Grief, and Epochal Shifts Cambridge University Press Mar 2023Gia Kourlas Review: L.A. Dance Project Celebrates Female Choreographers The New York Times May 2022APAA Ten Works under $25K on Frieze Viewing Room Frieze Feb 2022Gia Kourlas Review: Choreographic Skeletons From a Lost Pandemic Time The New York Times Oct 2021Attilia Fattori Franchini Curator Attilia Fattori Franchini on the Making and the Meaning of ‘Sunrise/Sunset,’ Madeline Hollander’s Constellation of BMW Headlights Artnet News Oct 2021Gia Kourlas Not Just Going Through the Motions The New York Times Sept 2021Nate Rynaski Polly Apfelbaum and Madeline Hollander | ‘Some People See Time’ at The Dries Van Noten Little House Flaunt Aug 2021Madeline Hollander and A.E Benson Illuminating the manuscript, A collaborative jam session with Madeline Hollander and A.E Benson Balcony Magazine Jul 2021Elizaveta Shneyderman Cricket Choreographies: Madeline Hollander Interviewed by Elizaveta Shneyderman BOMB Magazine Jun 2021Taylor Dafoe Ballet Dancer-Turned-Artist Madeline Hollander Sees Choreography Where Others See Only Chaos. She’ll Help You See It, Too Artnet News May 2021Emma McCormick-Goodhart Madeline Hollander TheGuide.Art Apr 2021Marley Marius The Sound of Silence: Inside ‘Flatwing,’ Madeline Hollander’s New Exhibition at the Whitney Vogue Mar 2021Brian Seibert Review: Looking for Crickets, and Coming up Crickets The New York Times Mar 2021Wallace Ludel and Gabriella Angeleti Three exhibitions to see in New York this weekend The Art Newspaper Mar 2021Charles Aubin Openings: Madeline Hollander Artforum Mar 2021Stephanie LaCava The Controlled Chaos of Madeline Hollander Interview Oct 2020Kitty Grady Artist Madeline Hollander Talks Us Through Her Vertigo-Inducing Frieze Installation British Vogue Oct 2020Sarah Wroth This Choreographer Is Bringing Ballet’s ‘Negative Space’ to the Stage & Screen, Dance Magazine Jul 2020Martha Schwendener What to See Right Now in New York Art Galleries The New York Times Feb 2020Madeleine Seidel Madeline Hollander: Heads/Tails The Brooklyn Rail Feb 2020Linda Yablonsky The art world is reborn in Tribeca The Art Newspaper Jan 2020Nate Freeman Editors Picks: 17 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week Artnet News Jan 2020Cassie Packard Critics’ Picks: Madeline Hollander Artforum Jan 2020 Itinerary: Art – Madeline Hollander: Heads/Tails Surface Jan 2020Amanda Schmitt Supernature: Amanda Schmitt in Conversation with Loretta Fahreholz, Madeline Hollander, and Monica Mirabile Texte Zur Kunst Dec 2019Laura Regensdourf This is Not a Drill Vogue Oct 2019Siobhan Burke At the Whitney Biennial, Flood Preparation as Social Dance The New York Times Sept 2019Tom Jeffreys Are We Choreographing Machines, Or Are They Choreographing Us? Frieze Aug 2019Piper Marshall 25 Questions with Madeline Hollander Cura Aug 2019Laura Bradley How Men in Black, Get Out, and Meryl Streep Inspired Us’s Climactic Fight Vanity Fair Mar 2019Kat Herriman Artist Madeline Hollander Talks About Her Hand in Jordan Peele’s Forthcoming Thriller Cultured Magazine Feb 2019Mikkel Rosengaard Studio Visit: Madeline Hollander by Mikkel Rosengaard BOMB Magazine Sept 2018Angela Brown Who is Choreographing Whom? A Conversation with Madeline Hollander Gagosian Quarterly Sept 2018Excerpt from Kathy Noble Parasites and Air Conditioners: Phoebe Berglund and Madeline Hollander Mousse Magazine Sept 2018Kat Herriman Madeline Hollander: Young Artists 2018 Cultured Magazine Jan 2018Apollinaire Scherr Madeline Hollander, The Beach Sessions, New York – ‘quietly poignant’ The Financial Times Aug 2017Claire Voon The Captivating Choreography of Emergency Drills Hyperallergic Sept 2016Juliana Halpert Critics’ Picks: Aidan Koch and Madeline Hollander Artforum Sept 2016


  1. Clemence White, New Instruments: A Search for Silent Signals
    exhibition text for Madeline Hollander: Flatwing at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  2. AE Benenson, Heads/Tails
    exhibition text for Heads/Tails, 55 Walker, Bortolami, New York, NY
  3. Jenny Jaskey, Temperature
    exhibition text for New Max, The Artist’s Institute, New York, NY
  4. AE Benenson
    exhibition text for New Max, The Artist’s Institute, New York, NY