Oliver Herring
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    • Oliver Herring
    • Birthdate: 1964
      Birthplace: Ghana |
      Gender: Male
      Lives and Works in: United States | North Dakota
      About:
      Oliver Herring was born in Heidelberg, Germany in 1964. He lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. His ever-expanding body of work ranges from early sculptures knit with Mylar tape to experimental videos, complex photo-sculptures, and TASK events,which invite participants to entirely shape the work by assigning each other creative tasks to complete.
      Since 1998 Herring has regularly involved other people in his work. From stop-motion videos, scrupulously rendered photo-sculptures, and participatory performances, these intimate interactions have expanded his practice into new realms, culminating in the more open series of TASK Events, Parties, and Workshops. Though varied in form, his projects share a focus on social interactions, human relationships, and playful experimentation. Herring has exhibited widely including the Museum of Modern Art, NY; the Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum of Art, NY; the Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; the Camden Arts Centre, London, England; the Kyoto
      Art Center, Kyoto, Japan; the He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China; the Xth Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France; the 2010 Aichi Triennale, Nagoya, Japan; Performa 09, NY; and many others venues. In 2009 the Tang Museum, Saratoga Springs, NY organized a 15 year survey of Herring’s work. Herring was featured on Season 3 of Art21/PBs’s program: Art21, Art in the 21st Century.
    • Biography
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      Oliver Herring

       

      Born in Heidelberg, Germany, 1964

      Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

       

      Education

       

      1991

      M.F.A., Hunter College, New York City

       

      1988

      B.F.A., University of Oxford (Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art), England

       

       

      Selected Solo Exhibitions and Projects

       

      2015

      Areas for Action: Houston;

      DiverseWorks, Houston, TX,

      (Title to be determined);

      Visual Arts Center – Washington Pavillion, Sioux Falls, SD

      2014

      (Title to be determined);

      A4 Contemporary Art Center, Chengdu, China; October-November

      2014

      (Title to be determined)

      ; Telescope, Beijing, China; November - December 2014

      Madison Square Park TASK 

      ; Madison Square Park, New York, NY, organized by the Madison

      Square Park Conservancy; September 7, 2014

      Oliver Herring: Videos 2002-2009;

      Denver Art Museum, CO; May 30 -

      DAM TASK 

      , Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; March 28, 2014

      Turnaround TASK 2 

      Organized by Turnaround Arts, an initiative of the President’s Committee

      on the Arts and Humanities for a group of 30 school principals and their teams to help turn

      around underperforming schools in low-income neighborhoods; Airlie Center, VA; June 28, 2014

      2013

      Oliver Herring: Works and Documentation from Areas for Action;

      Focus Gallery, University of

      Florida, Gainesville, FL, November 15 – December 6, 2013

      Turnaround TASK 

      Organized by Turnaround Arts, an initiative of the President’s Committee on

      the Arts and Humanities, for a group of 8 school principals and their teams to help turn around

       

      underperforming schools in low income neighborhoods; The Aspen Institute, MD; June 24, 2013

      CMA TASK Party 

      ; organized by Project 0, an educational research group at the Harvard

      Graduate School of Education; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH; August 2013

      2012

      Oliver Herring: Emi, Nabe, Kohei, Asako, Yoshitaka, Yohei, Yuma, Hiroki…

      Kyoto Art Center,

      Kyoto, Japan, November 6 – December 14, 2012

      Kyoto TASK Party 

      ; organized by Kyoto Art Center and University of the Arts Kyoto; Kyoto Art

      Center, Kyoto, Japan; November 2012

      NAEA TASK Party;

      organized for the National Art Educators Association annual conference;

      Ballroom East, Sheraton Hotel Manhattan; Organizers: Art21, Davis Publication/School Arts

      Magazine, ArtED 2.0 and the NAEA; New York, NY; March 3, 2012

      2011

       

      3 Videos: Howard Street (airborne); Make Belief in Regent Park; Waterloo Street;

      Art Lab Aichi,

      Nagoya, Japan; May 2011

      UMSL TASK Party: 

       Gallery 210; University of Missouri; St Louis; MI; October 21, 2011

      2010

      Areas for Action 

      ; Meulensteen, New York, New York, October 7-November 6

      th

      TASK+: Works related to and leading up to TASK,

      (publication of the first TASK BOOK),

      University Galleries, Center for Visual Arts, State University of Illinois, Normal, IL; February 16-

      March 28; Bethel University and Minnesota College of Art and Design, Minneapolis, MN, April

      16- June 6; University of Missouri-St. Louis; St. Louis, MO, October 20-December 7, 2011

      ISU Task

      (TASK Party); Organized by University Galleries, Center for the Visual Arts, and ISU

      students; State University of Illinois, Normal, Illinois, February 6

      Nagoya TASK Party 

      : Moririn building, Choja-Machi; organized by the Aichi Triennale 2010,

      Nagoya, Japan; October 2, 2010

      UNC TASK

      , Gerrard Hall; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill; March 20

      Twin Cities TASK 

      ; Minneapolis College of Art and Design; Co-organized by Bethel University

      and The Minnesota College for Art and Design; Minneapolis, MN; April 20

      2009

      Opener 16: Oliver Herring: Me Us Them 

      , (15 year survey; publication of book); The Frances

      Young Tang Teaching Museum, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York, January 31–

      June 14.

      Oliver Herring: Common Threads;

      Frist Center for Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, October 2,

      2009–January 30, 2010.

      The Nashville TASK Party

      (TASK Party + first “After Party”); Location: Vanderbilt University;

      organized by the Department of Art, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, Tennessee, October 4-

      November 1.

      REtask (fluxTASK3)

      (TASK Party), FLUXspace, Organized by FLUXspace with additional

      support from the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 26.

      TASKTOPIA

      , Universal Preservation Hall, Organized by The Frances Young Tang Teaching

      Museum and Art Gallery and Students from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York,

      March 22.

      Teens With Masks 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York, New York; April 25- June 13.

      Oliver Herring: Video Sketch;

      Emerson Gallery at Hamilton College, Clinton, New York; August

      24, 2009 – January 3, 2010.

      TASK Workshop Introduction for Teachers 

      ; University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania;

      organized by the University of the Arts and FLUXspace; (aprox. 20 participants); March 4.

      TASK Workshop Introduction for Teachers 

      ; New York University, Steinhardt School of Culture,

      Education and Human Development; New York; organized by Art21 for:

      Art21 Educators:

      Contemporary Art in Contemporary Classrooms 

       (aprox. 20 participants); July 15.

      2008

       

      TangTASK 

       (TASK Party), Skidmore College, Organized by The Frances Young Tang Teaching

      Museum and Art Gallery and Students from Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York,

      November 13.

      MultiTASK

      (TASK Party), Workspace Limited, Organized by SF Cameraworks and MultiTask,

      San Francisco, California, October 4.

      FluxTASK 2 

       (TASK Party), FLUXspace, Organized by FLUXspace with additional support from

      the Pennsylvania Humanities Council and the University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,

      September 6.

      TASK at the Seattle Public Library 

      , Organized by the Frye Art Museum, the Seattle Public

      Library, the Tacoma Art Museum, On the Boards; Seattle, Washington, June 28.

      Regent TASK 

       (TASK Party), Luminato Festival of Arts and Culture, Organized by Luminato

      Festival of Arts and Culture, Residents from Regent Park, and Students from the University of

      Toronto, Mississuaga, Regent Park, Toronto, Canada, June 13–June 15.

      Oliver Herring: Basic 

      , The Art Gallery at University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, April

      3–April 26.

      TASK at UMD

      (TASK Party), Ritchie Coliseum, University of Maryland, College Park, Organized

      by the Art Department at UMD, the Art Gallery at UMD, and Students from various departments,

      College Park, Maryland, April 4.

      TASK Workshop 

      , University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, Spring 2008

      2007

       

      FluxTASK 

       (TASK Party), (Video premiere of

      Howard St. (Airborne); 

       

      Waterloo St 

      ); Fluxspace,

      Art-Making-Machine Studios, Organized by FLUXspace, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December

      15–22.

      TASK

      Workshop, University of Tulsa, Oklahoma, October 10–October 18.

      TASK Workshop 

      , Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, Texas, September 7–

      September 10.

      TASK Workshop 

      , Youth and Community Programs, Whitney Museum of American Art, New

      York, Summer.

      Oliver Herring 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York, February 21–March 31.

      Video Workshop 

       ArtLab, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut.

      2006

      Oliver Herring: Spit Reverse 

      , Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, Minnesota, September 16–

      November 4.

      Directions – Oliver Herring 

      , Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., March

      30-July 2;

       TASK at the Hirshhorn 

      , Organized by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden

      and George Washington University, Washington, DC, April 29.

      Oliver Herring – On the Cusp 

      , The Rose Art Museum of Brandeis University, Waltham,

      Massachusetts, January 19–March 4

      2005

      Conversation 1: Oliver Herring and Tim Sullivan 

      , San Francisco Arts Commission

      Gallery, San Francisco, California, November 10, 2005–January 18, 2006.

      Oliver Herring: Videos 

      , MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, June 13–

      September 9.

      Taking and Making 

      , Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, June 4–September 18.

      2004

      Oliver Herring 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York, October 7–November 6.

      Oliver Herring: New Works 04.1

      , Art Pace, San Antonio, Texas, March 18–May 9.

      2003

      Oliver Herring: New Work 

      , Galeria Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Island, Spain,

      May.

      TASK at the Former Federal Savings Bank 

      , Organized by ICI Palm Beach, Lake Worth, Florida,

      January 31.

      2002

      Spit Reverse 

      , Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach, Florida, December 3–

      March 23, 2003.

      TASK dans la Cour Vitree 

      , École Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Organized by Galerie

      Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France, September 29.

      Basic 

      , Rhodes & Mann, London, September 6–October 6.

      Concealed Mystery Sonata 

      , Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, April 20–May 25.

      Little Dances of Misfortunes 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York, February 21–March 23.

      TASK at the Great Eastern Temple 

      , Masonic Temple at the Great Eastern Hotel, Organized by

      Rhodes & Mann, London, September 26–September 27.

      2001

      Oliver Herring: Sleepless Nights 

      , Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art [Museum of

      Contemporary Art Cleveland], Cleveland, Ohio, September 14–November 25.

      New Deal Yucca Patch 

      , Performance in the Texan desert, Sponsored by Texas Tech University,

      Lubbock, Texas, September 23.

      Oliver Herring: Exit 

      , Institute of Visual Arts, Peck School of the Arts, University of Wisconsin-

      Milwaukee, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, March 9–June 10.

      New Media Room: Oliver Herring 

      , Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca,

      New York.

      1999

      Oliver Herring 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York, April 10–May 8.

      1997

      Oliver Herring: New Work 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York, November 5–December 6.

      Oliver Herring: Sculpture 

      , Camden Art Center, London, England, Collaboration with the Newlyn

      Art Gallery, Penzance, England, May 6–July 20.

      1996

      Oliver Herring: New Work 

      , Baumgartner Gallery, Washington, D.C.

      Projects 53: Oliver Herring, Leonilson,

       The Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York.

      Oliver Herring: Selected Works 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York.

      One Day,

      Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York.

      1994

      A Flower for Ethyl Eichelberger – An Ongoing Project 

      , Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston,

      Massachusetts.

      Empty Pages 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York.

      Island 

      , Space Untitled, NewYork.

      A Flower for Ethyl Eichelberger – An Ongoing Project 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York.

      1993

      A Flower for Ethyl Eichelberger – An Ongoing Project 

       and

       Bedding 

      , Mannheimer Kunstverein,

      Mannheim, Germany, September 26–October 24.

      A Flower for Ethyl Eichelberger – An Ongoing Project 

      , Work Space Gallery, The New Museum

      of Contemporary Art, New York, NY; January 15–April 11.

      Selected Group Exhibitions

      2014

      TASKEncuentro 

      ; Encuentro, the Hemispheric Institute of Performance and Politic’s, organized

      by Concordia University, Montreal, Canada; June 21-28, 2014

      Eleven: The John Erickson Museum of Art (JEMA) 10-year Retrospective 

      ; Bob Rauschenberg

      Gallery, Fort Myers, FL; May 9 – June 25, 2014

      Forced Collaboration 2 

      ; Artspace, New Haven, CT; May 10 – June 28, 2014

      Dance like nobody’s watching; 

       Rhubaba Gallery and Studios, Edinburgh, Scotland, 28 March –

      20 April, 2014

      2013

      Material World 

      ;

      Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO;

       

      May 19, 2013 – Fall 2014

      Global Fold - 43 

       Latitude 

      ; Jilin School of Art University Museum, Changchun, China; December

      2013

      Ecce Homo;

      Pavel Zouback Gallery, NY, NY; July – August 2013

      SO1EO1

       Kijidome; Boston, Massachusetts; October 12 – November 8, 2013

      Eye to I: 3,000 Years of Portraiture; 

       Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York; October 27 –

      January 17, 2014

      2012

      Contemporary Art Wing Reopening 

      ; Baltimore Museum of Art; Baltimore, Maryland; November

      17- Ongoing

      Synchrony: Contemporary Video 

      ; Hunter Museum of American Art; Chattanooga, Tennessee;

      March 17 – April 22.

      2011

      Power of Making 

      ; The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England; September 6, 2011 –

      January 2, 2012

      Our Community Collects: From Dürer to Warhol and Beyond 

      ; The Chrysler Museum of Art,

      Norfork VA; September 21

      Bodily Choreography;

      The Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland; June 17 – August

      15, 2011

      About Face: Portraiture as Subject;

      The Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at Austin,

      Austin, TX; April 30 - September 4, 2011

      University City; 

       California State University Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA; January 29 -

      February 26

      Off Camera; Fl 

      eisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, January 20 – February 19

       

      2010

      The Logic of Paper: American Works of Paper 

      ; He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen, China,

      December 25, 2010-February 20, 2011

      Aichi Triennale 2010: Art in the City 

      ; Nagano/Aichi, Japan; August 20-October 20

      Fusebox Festival 2010 

      ;

      (Three Day Weekend-Texas)

      ; The Dome at Windsor World; Austin,

      Texas; April 28-30

      polaroid” 

      ; Ackland Museum, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, October 2010-February

      2011

      Repeat After Me 

      ; Le Colisée, Festival Le temps d’Aimer; Biarritz, France; September 10-19

      Ping Pong Video #10 

      ; Ecole Supérieure des Arts et de la Communication; Pau, France; March

      2009

      Xth Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art 

      ,

      The Spectacle of the Everyday;

      Lyon, France,

      September 14- January 3

      Performa 2009; (Three Day Weekend)

      : produced by and performed at Salon 94, New York,

      New York; November 20-22

      Dance with Camera 

      ; Institute of Contemporary Art; University of Pennsylvania; Philadelphia,

      Pennsylvania; September 10- March 21; Contemporary Arts Museum; Houston, Texas; August

      7- October 17 2010; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art; Scottsdale, Arizona.

      Slash, Paper Under the Knife;

      Museum for Art and Design, New York, NY, October 7- January

      10

      What’s Neu? Recent Additions to the Neuberger Collection 

      , Neuberger Museum of Art,

      Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase, NY; September? – December 13

      Dress Code: Clothing as Metaphor;

      Katonah Museum of Art; Katonah, NY; July 12- Oct 4

      Videos by Matthew Buckingham, Oliver Herring, Gordon Matta-Clark, Ana Mendieta, Alex Vilar; 

       

      Beirut Art Center, Beirut, Lebanon; November 11, 2009

      Side by Side 

      ; ESOPUS Space, ESOPUS Foundation Ltd. New York, NY; October 27-

      2008

      Alternating Beats 

      , Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island,

      October 17, 2008–February 15, 2009.

      I Feel I am free but I know I am not 

      , SF Camerawork, San Francisco, California, September 4–

      November 8.

      Out of Shape: Stylistic Distortion of the Human Form in Art from the Logan Collection 

      , Frances

      Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, New York, March 14–June 8.

      Stretching The Truth 

      , John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, February 10–

      May 3.

      Pretty Things: Confronting Sensuousness 

      , Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut.

      Luminato 

      ,

      Festival for Art and Culture,

      Toronto Canada.

      2007

      BoysCraft 

      , Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel, November 3–March 23, 2008.

      Birds 

      , Dwight Hackett Project, Santa Fe, New Mexico, October 13–December 1.

      Photo+ 

      , Blue Star Contemporary Art Centre, San Antonio, Texas, September 6–November 4.

      50,000 Beds 

      , Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, July 22–September 3.

      Neointegrity 

      , Derek Eller Gallery, New York, July 19–August 24.

      Sparkle Then Fade 

      , Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington, May 17–September 3.

      2006

      Art21 Artists 

      , Bentley Projects, Scottsdale, Arizona.

       

      New Now Next: The Contemporary Blanton 

      , The Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas at

      Austin, Austin, Texas, April 29–August 13.

      2005

      Conversation 1: Oliver Herring and Tim Sullivan 

      , San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San

      Francisco, California, November 10–January 18, 2006.

      Six Laws of Motion 

      , Max Protetch Gallery, New York, July 14–August 13.

      25 Years Baumgartner Gallery: Selected Solo Exhibitions 1979-2004 

      , Baumgartner Gallery,

      New York, June 22–August 27.

      Figure It Out 

      , Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York, May 22–April

      10, 2006.

       

      I Am Five 

      , Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, New York, May 6–May 8.

      Collection 2 

      , Fondation pour l’Art Contemporain Claudine et Jean-Marc Salomon, Annecy,

      France, March 17–June 3.

      2004

      Art on Paper 2004 

      , Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina, November 14–

      January 23, 2005.

      Grotto 2 

      , Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, New York.

      Open House: Working in Brooklyn 

      , Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, April 17–

      August 15.

      International Artist-In-Residence: New Works: 04.1

      , ArtPace, New York, March 18–May 9.

      2003

       

      Hands to Work – Mind to God 

      , Borusan Sanat Galerisi, Istanbul, Turkey, November 14–January

      18, 2004.

      Decade 

      , Schroeder Romero, Brooklyn, New York.

      Skin Deep 

      , Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Milan, Italy,

      October 28–January 18, 2004.

      Seriously Animated 

      , Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 16–

      October 5.

      2002

       

      Sugar & Cream: Wall Hangings by Contemporary Artists 

      , Triple Candie, New York, December

      8–February 2, 2003.

      BINGO 

      , Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, September 7–October 5.

      Time Space Motion 

      , Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, July 24–August 29.

      The Parson’s Nose: Contemporary British Work in Short Film, Gallery Based Art, and Computer.

      Manipulated Music 

      , The Yale School of Art, New Haven, Connecticut.

      Video Art 1990-2002 

      , Long House Preserve, East Hampton, New York, New York.

      Grotto 

      , Jessica Murray Projects, Brooklyn, New York, New York.

      Second Sight: Selections of Recent Work by Alumni from the Second Decade of the MFA

      Program at Hunter College 1991- 2001,

       Hunter College, Times Square Gallery, New York,

      February 27–April 20.

      Officina America 

      , Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy, January 24–March 31.

       

      2001

       

      Alterations 

      , James Grayham and Sons, New York, New York.

      Let’s Get to Work 

      , Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, July 21–October 20;

      Traveled to: Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery at University of the Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania,

      November 17–December 5; Basekamp, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, November 17.

      Zone 6 New Video 

      , Ocularis, Galapagos, New York, New York.

       

      Uncommon Threads: Contemporary Artists and Clothing 

      , Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art,

      Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, March 31–June 17.

       

      Dreaming in Print: A Decade of Visionaire 

      , The Museum of the Fashion Institute of Technology,

      New York, February 9–April 21.

      Objective Color 

      , Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, February 2–August 19.

      2000

      Collectors’ Choice 

      , Exit Art, New York.

       

       

      Ethereal and Material 

      , Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts, Wilmington, Delaware,

      September 21–November 21.

      Picturing the Modern Amazon 

      , New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, March 30–June

      25.

      The Comforts of Home 

      , Hand Workshop Arts Center, Richmond Virginia

      2000 años luz 

      , Galeria Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands.

      Potent/Present: Selections from the Vicki and Kent Logan Collection,

      Wattis Institute for

      Contemporary Arts, California College of the Arts, Oakland, California, March 20–May 13.

      Fusion: The Rhodes Mann Inaugural 

      , Rhodes + Mann, London, England, March 13–June 18.

      Six Signals: Videos by Contemporary Artists 

      , Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee,

      April 7–August 27.

      Inaugural Exhibition 

      , Rhodes + Mann, London, England (catalogue).

      Art Film 

      , Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland.

      1999

       

      Regarding Beauty: A View of the Late 20th Century 

      , Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden,

      Smithsonian, Washington, D.C., October 7–January 17, 2000; Traveled to: Haus der Kunst,

      Munich, Germany, February 11–April 30, 2000.

      Artworkers 

      , Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno, England.

      Risk Cinema

      [New Experimental Shorts by Oliver Herring and Zhang Huan],

       

      Harn Museum of

      Art, Gainesville, Florida, September.

      Weaving the World 

      , Contemporary Art of Linear Construction, Yokohama Museum of Art,

      Yokohama, Japan, June 26–August 22.

      Visions of the Body: Fashion or Invisible Corset,

      National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan,

      April 6–June 6; Traveled to: The Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan, August 7–

      November 23.

      Chronologies 

      , Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, New York.

      Back to Back 

      , De Chiara/Stewart, New York, New York.

      DNA Gallery 

      , International Video Festival, DNA Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island.

      1998

      Alternative Measures 

      , Castle Gallery at the College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, New York,

      February 1–April 5.

      Growing Obsession 

      , Dorsky Gallery, New York, January 20–February 28.

      1997

       

      Light Catchers 

      , Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Vermont, September 24–October 24.

      Un Bel Été 

      , Casino Luxembourg, Forum d'Art Contemporain, Luxembourg, July 11–September

      24.

      Sous le Manteau 

      , Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France, March 18–April 26.

      Art/Fashion 

      , Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, March 12–June 8.

      Anne Agee, Oliver Herring, Kara Walker: The Handmade Tale 

      , Warren Robbins Center, The

      University of Michigan, School of Art & Design, Ann Arbor, Michigan, March.

      No Man 

      , Max Protetch gallery, New York, New York.

      Works On Paper 

      , Max Protetch gallery, New York, New York.

      Termite Terrace 

      , Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

      1996

      Millennium Celebration Dress 

      , The Fabric Workshop, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 6–

      February 22, 2007.

      Shirts and Skins: The Absent Figure in Contemporary Art 

      , The Contemporary Museum,

      Honolulu, Hawaii, December 4, 1996–February 2, 1997.

      Disappeared 

      , Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, Illinois, November 15–December 21.

      Embedded Metaphor 

      , Organized by Independent Curators International (iCI), Traveled to: John

      and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, New York, September 21–November 24; Dalhousie Art

      Gallery, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada; Western Gallery, Western Washington University,

      Bellingham, Washington, 1997; Ezra and Cecile Zilka Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown,

      Connecticut, 1998; Virginia Beach Center for the Arts, Virginia Beach, Virginia, 1998; Bowdoin

      College Museum of Art, Brunswick, Maine, January 22–March 16, 1998; Pittsburgh Center for

      the Arts, Pittsburgh PA, 1999

      Biennale di Firenze: il Tempo et la Moda

      [Time and Fashion],

       

      Florence, Italy, September 21–

      January 12, 1997.

      Untitled 

      , Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, July 13-

      September 19.

      Time Wise 

      , The Swiss Institute, New York, April 10–May 11.

      Le Festival International Exit 

      , Maison des Arts de Créteil, Créteil, France, March 24–April 2.

      Leonardo Drew, Mark Francis, Oliver Herring 

      , Mary Boone, New York, March 2–April 20.

       

      A Labor of Love 

      , New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, January 20–April 14.

      Projects 53: Oliver Herring, Leonilson,

      The Museum of Modern Art, New York, January 18–

      March 12.

      The Model House 

      , The Clocktower, New York, February 8–March 31.

      The Modern Landscape 

      , Queens Library Gallery, New York, New York.

      1995

       

      Thread Bare: Revealing Contest in Contemporary Fiber 

      , Southeastern Center for Contemporary

      Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina, October 21–January 21, 1996.

      Conceptual Textiles: Material Meanings 

      , Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, September

      22–January 7, 1996.

      Folie: Das Material des Bildhauers 

      , Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden,

      Germany, September 3–October 15.

      Configura II: Dialog der Kulturen

      [Dialogue of Cultures], Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany, June

      10–September 10.

      Color in Space: Pictorialism in Contemporary Sculpture 

      , David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art

      Center at Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island, April 22–June 4.

      Human/Nature 

      , New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, April 19–May 18.

       

      Division of Labor: “Women's Work” in Contemporary Art 

      , The Bronx Museum of the Arts, New

      York, February 17–June 11; Traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California,

      September 24–January 7, 1996.

      Coexistence: Construction in Process V,

      Artists' Museum, Mitzpe Ramon, Israel, April.

       

       

      1994

      Athena and Arachne 

      , Apex Art, New York, December 3–January 21, 1995

       

      ...It's How You Play the Game 

      ,

       Exit Art, New York, November 5–January 28, 1995.

      Guys Who Sew 

      , University Art Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara, California,

      October 5–December 11.

      Jessica Diamond, Oliver Herring, Hunter Reynolds, Dan Walsh 

      , Paula Cooper Gallery, New

      York Arts, New York, January 8-February 5.

      Oliver Herring, Byron Kim, Glenn Ligon 

      , Galerie Gilles Peyroulet, Paris, France, April 16–May

      28.

      Stories 

      , Max Protetch gallery, New York, New York.

      Couples 

      , Elga Wimmer Gallery, New York, New York.

      Drama 

      , Max Protetch gallery, New York, New York.

      1993

       

      Ciphers Of Identity 

      , Fine Arts Gallery at University of Maryland Baltimore County, Catonsville,

      Maryland, November 12–January 15, 1994; Traveled to: Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York,

      June 4–July 8, 1993.

      Empty Dress: Clothing as a Surrogate in Recent Art 

      , Organized by Independent Curators

      International, Neuberger Museum, Purchase College, State University of New York, Purchase,

      New York, October 3–January 2, 1994.

      Living with Art: Collection of Ellyn and Saul Dennison 

      , The Morris Museum, Morristown, New

      Jersey, October 16–November 21.

      The Rag Trade 

      , InterArts Center, New York, New York, curated by Saul Ostrow.

      Beyond Loss: Art in the Era of AIDS 

      , Washington Project for the Arts, Washington, D.C., April

      23–June 13.

      (Mal)Function 

      , Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, California.

      On the Way Home: Projects from the Artists/Homeless Collaborative, Henry Street Settlement 

      ,

      New York.

      Simon Watson's Living Room, New York.

      10 x 10 x 10 TZ'Art & Co. Gallery, New York.

      Hybrid Sculpture, Marsha Fogel Gallery, Easthampton, New York, New York.

      1992

       

      Art at the Anchorage 

      , The Anchorage, Brooklyn, New York.

      1989

       

      Oliver Herring and Peter Krashes 

      ,

       

      Atwood Gallery, Worcester, Massachusetts.

      1988

      Pit Rivers Museum, Oxford, France

      1986

      Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt, Germany

      Awards

      1999

      Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant

      1995

      New York Foundation for the Arts Grant

      1989

      Massachusetts Arts Lottery Grant

       

    • Exhibitions
      • FRIEZE NEW YORK Online Viewing Room
        May 5, 2020 - May 15, 2020
        Artist: Oliver Herring
        • Art Fair
      • PURE BEAUTY
        Feb 14, 2020 - Mar 5, 2020
        Opening: Feb 14, 2020 18:00 Friday
        Artists: Austin Lee, Geng Yini, Heidi Voet, Jean-Christian Bourcart, Jin Shan, Marc Lafia, Michael Lin, Oliver Herring, Patty Chang, Polit-Sheer-Form Office, Wang Jiaxue, Wang Rui, Xie Qi, Yanyan Huang, Yitian Sun, Zheng Haozhong
        • Group Exhibition
      • Photogarments
        Sep 8, 2017 - Sep 10, 2017
        Artist: Oliver Herring
        • Art Fair
      • 2016 Paris Internationale
        Oct 19, 2016 - Oct 23, 2016
        Opening: Oct 18, 2001 Thursday
        Artist: Oliver Herring
        • Art Fair
      • Oliver Herring
        Sep 6, 2015 - Nov 1, 2015
        Opening: Sep 6, 2015 02:00 Sunday
        Artist: Oliver Herring
        • Solo Exhibition
    • Artworks
      • Mike | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 98 × 120 cm | 2019

      • Tlyer | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 98 × 127 cm | 2019

      • Nick | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 98 × 127 cm | 2019

      • Nick | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 2019

      • Jonas | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 2019

      • Jake | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 2019

      • Ray | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 98 × 127 cm | 2019

      • Evan | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 98 × 127 cm | 2019

      • Andrew | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 98 × 127 cm | 2019

      • Joshua | Oliver Herring

        Painting | Color pencil on paper | 2018

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