Wade Guyton

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Installation view
Solo Exhibition, 2005
Gavlak Gallery
Installation view
Solo Exhibition, 2005
Gavlak Gallery

Wade Guyton



born 1972, Hammond, Indiana
lives and works in New York City

Education

1996 - 1998 Hunter College, New York City
1990 - 1995 BA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Solo Exhibitions

2007
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

2006
Haubrokshows, Berlin
West London Projects, London
Guyton\Walker, MAMBO, Bologna
La Salle de Bains, Lyon, France
Hard Hat Editions, Geneva, Switzerland
Guyton\Walker: Empire Strikes Back, Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge
Color, Power & Style, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York City

2005
Gavlak, West Palm Beach
Color, Power & Style, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
Art 36 Statements, Galerie Francesca Pia, Basel
The Failever of Judgement, Part III, Guyton\Walker collaboration, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York City

2004
Objects are Much More Familiar, Power House, Memphis, TN
The Failever of Judgement, Guyton\Walker collaboration, presented by Greene Naftali,
Reinschau, Cologne
XXXXX BBB XXXXXFFFFFF FFFF, Guyton\Walker collaboration, Midway Contemporary, St. Paul, MN

2003
Elements of an Incomplete Map, Artists Space, New York City

1999
Andrew Kreps Gallery Project Space, New York City

1998
MFA exhibition, Hunter College, New York City

Selected Group Exhibitions

2006
Guyton, Price, Smith, Walker, Kunsthalle Zurich
Ordnung + Verfuhrung (Principal + Seduction), Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich
Imagination Becomes Reality. Part IV: Borrowed Images, Sammlung Goetz, Munich
Delete/How to Make a Perfect Ghost, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
United Artists, Ltd., Marfa

2005
Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Musset for Moderne Kunst, Olso, Norway
Unburied/Reburied, Kunstbunker, Nürnberg
Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York, SculptureCenter, New York
Grey Flags, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
Greater New York, P.S. 1-MOMA, Long Island City
New York Twice, Air de Paris, Paris
Tête à Tête, Greenberg van Doren Gallery, New York
Die Gute Forme, curated by Gerold Miller, Mehdi Chouakri Galerie, Berlin
Dead/Undead, curated by Hans-Jürgen Hafner, Galerie Six Friedrich Lisa Ungar, Munich
Principles of Construction, curated by Friederike Nymphius, Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca
Meet me at the Corner, Fortescue Avenue / Jonathan Viner, London

2004
Last one on is a soft Jimmy, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City
Formalismus. moderne kunst, heute, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Germany
Real World: The Dissolving Space of Experience, curated by Suzanne Cotter, Modern Art Oxford,
Oxford, UK.
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
Tuesday is Gone, curated by Daniel Baumann, Karvasla, Tbilisi
The Age of Optimism, curated by Fabrice Stroun, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
Circa Circe, curated by Julien Fronsacq, Forde espace d'art contemporain, Geneva
2004 Summer program, curated by Cay-Sophie Rabinowitz, apexart, New York City
Unplugged Architecture, curated by Max Henry, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York City
Notes on Renewed Appropriationisms, curated by Lauri Firstenberg, The Project, Los Angeles

2003
Junge Szene, (Form, Kontext, Troja), curated by Daniel Baumann, Secession, Vienna
Le Rayon Noir, curated by Fabrice Stroun and Mai-Thu Perret, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland
In the Public Domain, Greene Naftali, New York City
All that was not then, Year, New York City
Corporate Profits vs. Labor Costs, D'Amelio Terras, New York City
High Desert Test Sites #2, Joshua Tree, CA
Snowblind, (with Mungo Thomson and Matthew Brannon), John Connelly Presents, New York City
88.7 89.3 103.9 (with Kelley Walker and Seth Price), Brooklyn, NY
Welcome Home, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York City

2002
Building Structures, PS1, Long Island City
Brewster Project, curated by Mari Spirito, Brewster NY
Second Sight: Hunter College MFA Alumni Exhibition 1991 – 2001, Hunter College Time Square
Gallery, NY,
Lucky DeBellevue, Wade Guyton, Richard Hawkins, Jeff Ono, PHIL, Los Angeles
Retrofit, curated by Lauri Firstenberg, Lombard-Freid Gallery, New York City

2001
David Brody, Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, Siobahn Liddell, Gorney, Bravin, + Lee, New York
City
The Love of Look, curated by Kirsty Bell, Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna, Austria
After the Diagram, curated by Lauri Firstenberg and Douglas Cooper, Whitebox, New York City
Group Show (Spring 2001), curated by Michele Maccarone and Chivas Clem, The Fifth
International, NY, NY

2000
New York Projects, Delfina, London, UK
21st Century Group Show… or it's only just begun, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York City
Kosmobiologie, curated by Nancy Chaikin, Bellwether, Brooklyn
1999

Answer Yes, No, or Don't Know – Quadrants, curated by Ricci Albenda, Andrew Kreps Gallery,
NYC
A Radiant Future, (with Lothar Hempel, Simon Periton, Daniel Roth, Richard Wright) Forde,
Geneva, Switzerland

1998
Sacrifizzio dell' intelletto 5.0, (with Omer Fast, Andrew Mount, James Dawson-Hollis), 289
Hudson, NYC

1997
Cambio, curated by Kenny Schachter, New York City

Bibliography

2006
Beck, Richard S., "Coconuts, Lights Adorn New Exhibit", The Harvard Crimson, March 17, 2006
Paul, Alexander, "At Carpenter Center, 'Empire Strikes Back'", Harvard University Gazette, March
16, 2006
Foundation for Contemporary Arts 2003-2006, Foundation for Contemporary Arts, New York, 2006,
pp. 48-49
Burket, Brent, " Wade Guyton: Andy Warhol vs. King Tubby Inna Painta House Fire", Heart As
Arena, http://heartasarena.blogspot.com/, March 21, 2006
Koenigsberg, Eric, "The Art of Collaboration", Men's Vogue, Spring, 2006, pp. 190-193 (ill)

2005
Spiegler, Marc, "Why experience pays off", The Art Newspaper, December 3, 2005, pp. 1, 8
Molon, Dominic, "Future Greats 2005", ArtReview, December 2005, p. 94.
Respini, Eva, Greater New York, 2005, pp. 172-173.
Buck, Louisa, "Young Germans take over De la Cruz Mansion", The Art Newspaper, December 3,
2005, p. 6 (illus)
Smith, Roberta, "A Carnival of Art, Money, Surf, and Sand", New York Times, December 3, 2005
"Future Greats", Artreview, December 2005, p. 94
"Guyton/Walker", Uncertain States of America: American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Astrup Fearnley
Museet for Moderne Kunst, 2005, pp. 52-53
Asthoff, Jens (trans. Jane Brodie), "Wade Guyton: Kunstverein in Hamburg", artforum.com,
November 2005
Ceruti, Mary, "Guyton/Walker", Make it Now: New Sculpture in New York (cat.), 2005, pp. 46-47
Burton, Johanna, "Go Nuts!", V Magazine, September 2005, p. 130 (illus)
Frieze, September 2005, p. 9 (illus)
Bell, Kirsty, "New forms of Modernism; ambivalence and ambiguity; 'an art of processing'", Frieze,
September 2005, p. 121 (illus)
Catrin Lorch, "Am harten Rand der etablierten Kunst," Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June 2005,
B7, (illus)
John Kelsey, "Guyton\Walker," Artforum, May 2005, p 249, (illus)
Diedrich Diederichsen, "Formalismus," Artforum, March 2005, p 231, (illus)
Michael Kimmelman, "Youth and the Market: Love at First Sight," The New York Times, March 18,
2005
Max Henry "Guyton\Walker: The Failever of Judgement," Time Out New York, March 16, 2005 (illus)
Ken Johnson, "Wade Guyton and Kelley Walker," The New York Times, March 18, 2005
2004 Michael Archer, "Next to Nothing," catalog essay for Real World, Modern Art Oxford, UK
Johanna Burton, "The 'Urmaterial' Urge," Parkett, No. 70, (illus)
Johanna Burton, "Such Uneventful Events: The Work of Wade Guyton," catalog essay for
Formalismus. Moderne kunst, heute, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
Johanna Burton, "How Does the Verb Work When One Speaks of Collaboration?: On Recent Work
by Wade Guyton and Kelley Walker," catalog essay for The Failever of Judgement, JRP|Ringier.
Holland Cotter, "Duck! It's Whitney Biennial Season Again", The New York Times, March 7,

2004
(illus)
Suzanne Cotter, "Soul Delay," catalog essay for Real World, Modern Art Oxford, UK
Manami Fujimori, "Artforum Sees and Talks: Art in the early 2000's, (interview with Tim Griffin)"
Bijutsu Techo (BT), July 2004, (illus)
Blake Gopnik, "Whitney Highlights," Washington Post, March 14, 2004, (illus)
Eleanor Heartney, "The Well-Tempered Biennial," Art in America, June/July 2004
Bruce Hainley, "Notes on Renewed Appropriationisms," Artforum, May, 2004 (illus)
Michael Kimmelman, "Touching All Bases at the Biennial," The New York Times, March 12, 2004
(illus)
"Out of the Past: Tim Griffin talks with Whitney Biennial Curators," Artforum, January 2004, p 57
(illus)
Walter Robinson, "Building Codes," Artnet Magazine, January 2004, (illus)
Debra Singer, "The Way Things Never Were: The Way Things Never Were and the Unpredictable
Past", catalog essay for Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, NY

2003
Tim Griffin, "First Take: Tim Griffin on Wade Guyton", Artforum, January 2003, p 126 (illus)
Lauri Firstenberg, "Notes on Renewed Appropriationisms", Parkett, No. 67, (illus)
Nico Israel, "Under the Sun (…on High Desert Test Sites)," Artforum, September 2003, p 47-50
(illus)
David Rimanelli, "Entries: May 11", Artforum, Summer 2003
Jerry Saltz, "Babylon Rising," The Village Voice, September 5, 2003
"Sculpture Forever Part 2", FlashArt, July 2003 (illus)
"Project Spaces," The New Yorker, March 31, 2003

2002
Christopher Bollen, "Retrofit," Time Out New York, April 25, 2002 (illus)
Holland Cotter, "Second Sight," The New York Times, March 22, 2002

2001
"Group Show," (Gorney, Bravin + Lee), The New Yorker, February 5, 2001
"Mirror Moves: Wade Guyton," V Magazine, January 2001, (illus)

2000
"Kosmobiologie," The New Yorker, July 10, 2000.
Duncan Mclaren, "New York Projects," The Independent, August 6, 2000
Laura Moffatt, "New York Projects," Art Monthly, No. 239, September 2000, p 48-49 (illus)

1999
Bill Arning, "Multiple Choice," Village Voice, February 16, 1999
Bill Arning, "Wade Guyton," BOMB, Summer 1999, (illus)
Ken Johnson, "Wade Guyton," The New York Times, July 17, 1999
Jerry Saltz, "Drive Time: Saint Clair Cemin, Wade Guyton, Pedro Barbeitos," Village Voice, July 13,

1999
Sarah Schmerler, "Answer Yes, No, or Don't Know," Time Out New York, February 18, 1999, (illus)
Sarah Schmerler, "Wade Guyton, Against the new Passeism...," Time Out New York, July 15, 1999,

Public Collections

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City
MAMCO, Musée D'art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
CATALOGUES AND PUBLICATIONS
The Failever of Judgement, JRP editions, Zurich, 2005
Real World: The Dissolving Space of Experience, Modern Art Oxford, 2004
Formalismus. Moderne Kunst, heute, Kunstverein in Hamburg, 2004
2004 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2004
X_Minimal, edited by Friederike Nymphius, Kehrer Verlag, Heidelberg, 2004
Helvetica, catalogue for "Kontext, Form, Troja," Secession, Vienna, 2003
Second Sight: Hunter College Alumni 1991- 2001, Hunter College, New York, 2002
Charley, 01, edited by Maurizio Cattelan, Bettina Funcke, Massimiliano Gioni, Ali Subotnick 2002.
Daily News, edited by Aleksandra Mir, 2002.
Charley, 02, 2002
Zingmagazine, issue 8, "Recipes" by John Connelly, 1999.

Lectures and Writings

On Dan Flavin, V Magazine, October 2004
Modern Art Oxford, Will Bradley in conversation with Wade Guyton and Bojan Sarcevic, October 13, 2004
Apexart, Cay-Sophie Rabinowitz in conversation with Wade Guyton, July 12, 2004
Power House, Artist Talk, July 13, 2003.
Whitney Museum of American Art, Initial Public Offerings: Lauri Firstenberg and Wade Guyton, November 22,
2002
University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Artist Talk/Slide Show, March 2002

Grants and Residencies

Foundation for Contemporary Performance Arts, Inc., 2004
Socrates Sculpture Park Emerging Artist Grant, 2003
Artists Space Independent Projects Grant, 2002
Delfina Studio Trust, London, 2000