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Virginia Overton, Untitled (Quartered Pine), 2016

Virginia Overton (b.1971, Nashville, TN) is currently the subject of a solo exhibition at the Frist Art Museum, Nashville. In 2022 she participated in the 59th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia, The Milk of Dreams, curated by Cecilia Alemani. Other recent solo exhibitions include Goldsmiths Centre for Contemporary Art (London), Don River Valley Park (Toronto), Socrates Sculpture Park (Long Island City), The Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art at the University of Memphis, Museum Of Contemporary Ar3t Tucson, The Whitney Museum of American Art (New York), The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum (Ridgefield), White Cube (London), All Rise (Seattle), Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami, Storm King Art Center (Mountainville), Westflischer Kunstverein (Mun̈ster), Kunsthalle Bern, The Kitchen (New York), and The Power Station (Dallas).

Recent group exhibitions and projects include Untitled (skylight gems), a permanent installation at LaGuardia Airport (New York), Future Audio Graphics (New York), Frieze Sculpture (London), FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art, Office Baroque (Brussels),MAY68 (New York), Maisterravalbuena (Lisbon), Lever House (New York), The David Ireland House at 500 Capp Street (San Francisco), Institute of Contemporary Art (Philadelphia), Parcours (Art Basel), Contemporary Art Museum (St. Louis), High Line Art (New York), MoMA PS1 (New York), and SculptureCenter (New York). Her work is collected by The Whitney Museum of American Art, The San Antonio Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museum of Contemporary Art Tucson, Kunstmuseum Bern, and Kunsthaus Zur̈ich.

Exhibitions

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Saved

Saved

7 Oct – 31 Dec 2022

Frist Art Museum

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: The Milk of Dreams, 59th Venice Biennale, curated by Cecilia Alemani

The Milk of Dreams, 59th Venice Biennale, curated by Cecilia Alemani

23 Apr – 27 Nov 2022

59th Venice Biennale

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Richard Aldrich Ei Arakawa Virginia Overton

Richard Aldrich Ei Arakawa Virginia Overton

29 Oct – 18 Dec 2021

The Upstairs at 39 Walker

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Untitled (chime)

Untitled (chime)

7 Nov – 19 Dec 2020

39 Walker

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Água Viva

Água Viva

3 May – 15 Jun 2019

39 Walker

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Built

Built

1 Dec 2018 – 1 Oct 2019

Don River Valley Park

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Built

Built

6 May – 3 Sep 2018

Socrates Sculpture Park

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Virginia Overton

Virginia Overton

20 Jan – 9 Mar 2018

University of Memphis Fogelman Galleries

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Why? Why Did You Take My Log?!?!

Why? Why Did You Take My Log?!?!

17 Jun – 1 Oct 2017

MoCA Tucson

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Michel François, Liz Larner, Tony Lewis and Virginia Overton

Michel François, Liz Larner, Tony Lewis and Virginia Overton

10 Nov – 22 Dec 2016

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Virginia Overton: Sculpture Gardens

Virginia Overton: Sculpture Gardens

10 Jun – 25 Sep 2016

Whitney Museum of American Art

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Virginia Overton

Virginia Overton

23 Aug – 6 Oct 2013

Kunsthalle Bern

Press

Hilarie M. Sheets Ready When You Are, Terminal C is Now An Art Destination The New York Times Jun 2022Tim Griffin Make History Artforum May 2022Christopher Bollen Meet Eight Artists Interview Magazine Apr 2022Sophie Haigney At The Ranch in Montauk, Plenty of Room for Art and Horses The New York Times Jul 2021Max Lakin Montauk Cowboy Artforum Jul 2021Liana Chaplain Solitary pursuits: Virginia Overton’s first solo exhibition in Asia #legend Nov 2020Fabia Schöneich Virginia Overton and the Beauty of Broken Business Frieze Feb 2020Madeleine Seidel Virginia Overton: In and Out of Context Burnaway Oct 2019Dan Fox Virginia Overton’s Water World Frieze Jun 2019Alex Greenberger San Antonio Museum of Art Receives Works from Dallas Collectors, Alex Katz Foundation Artnews Feb 2019Bill Meyer Anne Guthrie / Virginia Overton / François Bonnet — Sculpture Gardens (Future Audio Graphics) Dusted Jan 2019Kat Herriman Virginia Overton Reveals the Natural Beauty of Socrates Sculpture Park Cultured Jun 2018Daniel McDermon 8 Outdoor Art Installations in New York to Get Excited About The New York Times May 2018Scott Indrisek The Artist Who Conjures Beauty from Refuse and Rust Artsy Apr 2018Angela Brown Look, Look Again: Bortolami Group Show Considers the Art of Close, Careful Viewing Artnews Dec 2016Writers at artlead Eight gallery shows to see during London's Frieze week artless Oct 2016Carlotta Loverini Botta After Frieze: le scelte dei curatori Vogue Italia Oct 2016Susan Hodara How to Put a Museum Exhibition Together (Hint: Start With Cash) The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum Aug 2016Kevin McGarry 7 Standout Artists From Art Basel Vogue Jun 2016Eileen Kinsella and Hili Perlson Dealers Report Major Sales Throughout Art Basel Artnet Jun 2016Robin Pogrebin At Art Basel, Upbeat Dealers and Brisk Sales The New York Times Jun 2016Writers at ArtReview Virginia Overton, Untitled, 2016 ArtReview Jun 2016Writers at Whitney Museum of American Art Sculpture Gardens Whitney Museum of American Art Jun 2016Sam Moyer The Ice Trick OFF Art 2015Zoë Lescaze A New Art Fair Battles the Auctions With Star Power NY Observer Oct 2014Kara Pickman Virginia Overton at MoCA North Miami Flash Art Sep 2014Christy Gast Virginia Overton The Miami Rail Jun 2014Christine Gast Virginia Overton The Miami Rail Summer 2014Writers at Mousse Magazine Ice Fishing Mousse Magazine Summer 2014Kevin Conley Virginia Overton's 400 Foot Sculpture Comes to Storm King Town&Country May 2014Brian Boucher Overton’s 488-Foot Tube Opens Storm King Season Art in America Apr 2014Kevin McGarry On View | For Art Basel, Miami’s Swankiest Garage Becomes a Gallery Yet Again T Magazine Dec 2013Jonathan Bell Full throttle: a fleet of supercharged art cars goes on show in Miami Wallpaper* Dec 2013Charlie Schultz The Slant ArtSlant Dec 2013Fabrice Stroun Virginia Overton in conversation with Fabrice Stroun Kunsthalle Bern Aug 2013Roberta Smith Where Minimalist Meets Showy The New York Times Mar 2013Jackie Bischof A New Sculpture Sprawls in Upstate NewYork at Storm King The Wall Street Journal Mar 2013Roberta Smith Virginia Overton, Mitchell-Innes & Nash The New York Times Mar 2013Andrew Russeth Virginia Overton at Mitchell-Innes & Nash GalleriestNY Mar 2013Murtaza Vali Virginia Overton Artforum May 2012Ken Johnson Virginia Overton The New York Times Apr 2012Christopher Bollen Virginia Overton Cooks Up Mischief Interview Mar 2012Tim Saltarelli Virginia Overton Flash Art Mar 2012Writers at Mousse Magazine Virginia Overton at The Power Station, Dallas Mousse Magazine Feb 2012Andrew Russeth Virginia Overton in "Emergency Cheesecake" at Whitney 16 mi. Feb 2012Murtaza Vail Virginia Overton, Critic's Pick Artforum 2012Lauren O’Neill-Butler Jacob Kassay, Robert Morris, and Virginia Overton Artforum Apr 2011Christopher Bollen Virginia Overton Interview Magazine Feb 2011Elena Bordignon Virginia Overton NO Gallery Nov 2010Holland Cotter Today I Made Nothing The New York Times Sep 2010Colby Chamberlain Today I Made Nothing Artforum Aug 2010Erica Orden At Saks, More Than Just Window Dressing Wall Street Journal May 2010