Richard Aldrich
Untitled
2017 – 2018
oil and wax on linen
182.9 x 127 cm
72 x 50 in

 

Richard Aldrich
Untitled
2013-2014
oil and wax on panel
14 x 10 inches
35.6 x 25.4 cm

 

Richard Aldrich
Untitled
2013
Oil and wax on linen
84 x 58 inches
213.4 x 147.3 cm

 

Alien
2012-2013
Oil, wax and enamel on panel
19 x 13 inches
48.3 x 33 cm

 

Bug
2012-2013
Oil, wax and enamel on panel
19 x 13 inches
48.3 x 33 cm

 

Matisse
2012-2013
Oil, wax and enamel on panel
19 x 13 inches
48.3 x 33 cm

 

Untitled
2012
oil and wax on linen on muslin
213.4 x 147.3 cm

Untitled
2012
oil and wax on panel
48 x 33 cm

 

Untitled
2011
Oil, wooden bar on linen
213.4 x 147.3 cm

Time and A Word
2011
Oil, wax and pencil on linen
213.4 x 147.3 cm

ADDVG
2003
Corduroy on panel
59.1 x 39.4 cm

Large ADDVG
2006
Oil and wax on linen
213.4 x 147.3 cm

Untitled (origin painting)
2008
Oil and wax on canvas
35.6 x 27.9 cm

Poem
2008-2009
Oil and wax on cut canvas
35.6 x 27.9 cm

Born 1975 in Hampton, Virginia
Lives and Works in Brooklyn, New York

Education
State University, OH, BFA

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Richard Aldrich, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

2019
Richard Aldrich, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London
Sings, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo

2018
Enter The Mirror, Bortolami Gallery, New York

2017
Richard Aldrich, Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery, San Francisco, CA
FUN HOUSE, dépendance, Brussels

2016
MDD, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
Time Stopped, Time Started, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Eight Paintings, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo

2015
Ten Years of Richard Aldrich
from the Collection of Bob Nickas,
White Columns, New York

2014
Richard Aldrich, dépendance, Brussels
Richard Aldrich, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

2013
Forget Your Dreams, All You Need is Love/A Day In The Life, Bortolami Gallery, New York
Twins, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo
The Words of Tuck Tuck Tuck, Karma Bookstore, New York

2012
Half of What I Say, dépendance, Brussels

2011
New Work: Richard Aldrich, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco,
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
Richard Aldrich, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo

2009
Richard Aldrich, dépendance, Brussels
Art Statement, Art I 40 I Basel
Richard Aldrich, Bortolami, New York, NY (cat)

2008
Narrative with 5 Characters, Corvi-Mora, London

2007
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
Paintings, Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm

2006
Richard Aldrich, Corvi-Mora, London

2004
Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2020
J U N E, dépendance, Brussels

2019
Abstraction: Aspects of Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Another Music in a Different Kitchen: Studio Recordings and Records, Karma Bookstore, New York 
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes, Parapet Real Humans, St. Louis 
United Brothers’ Fukushima Android Series Franchise, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris

2018
Trance, Aïshti Foundation, Antelias, Lebanon 
The Scent of Images – Works of the colección OLOR VISUAL, Barcelona, Kunst und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim am Main  
Use Your Illusion, Herald St, London
Defacement, THE CLUB, Tokyo
Inherent Structure, Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
The Myriad Forms of Visual Art: 196 Works with 19 Themes, The National Museum of Art, Osaka
Let’s See Action, curated by MISAKO & ROSEN, Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX
Doyers, New York

2017
Social Surfaces: A Fundraising Exhibition, Artists Space, New York
Children’s Games, ADN collection, Bolzano
Get Outta That Spaceship and Fight Like a Man, Franklin Parrash Gallery, New York
The Collectors Home, Aviskari Gallery, Copenhagen
2021, Sydney, Sydney
University of Disasters, Bortolami, New York
Condo 2017, dépendance at Maureen Paley, London

2016
Painters’ Painters, Saatchi Gallery, London
The Lasting Concept, Portland Museum of Contemporary Art, Portland
M A R C H, Natalie Seroussi at dépendance, Brussels
Nice Weather, Skarstedt Gallery, New York

2015
Theory of The Duende, Fundación Federico García, Grenada
Works on Paper, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
The Radiants
, Bortolami x Green Tea Gallery, New York, NY
New Acquisitions, The University of Manchester, The Whitworth, Manchester

2014
The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, MoMA, New York, NY
Hypothesis for an Exhibition, Dominique Lévy, New York (cat)
Biennale of Painting: The touch of the Painter, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle
Abstract Possibilities 2, Bjorkholmen Gallery, Stockholm
The Hawker, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Painting: A Love Story, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
 
2013
My Crippled Friend, Columbus College of Art and Design, Ohio
Why Not Live For Art? II, Tokyo City Opera, Tokyo
Roving Signs, Mathew Marks, New York, NY
10 Years, Wallspace, New York, NY
LAT. 41° 7’N., LONG. 72° 19’ W, Martos Gallery, East Marion, NY
 
2012
Out Of The Blue, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
Twenty Years After, Bjorkholmen Gallery, Stockholm
September, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo
If There Would Be a Face, This Would Be a Cat, Dépendance, Brussels
Soundworks, ICA, London
How Do It Know, Essex Street, New York, NY
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
Catalogue of the Exhibition, Triple V Gallery, Paris
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
Five Easy Pieces, Galeria Franco Noero, Turin
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 (cat)
 
2010
Painting Extravaganza, Cardi Black Box, Milan
Re-Dressing, Bortolami, New York, NY
New Work From New York, Golden Gallery, Chicago, IL
Gradation, Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon
Next Generation, Kunstmuseum St. Galan, St. Galan
Le Tableau, Cheim and Read, New York, NY
Exhibition #3, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY
Feint Art, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg
Whitney Biennial 2010, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat)
Off The Wall, Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg (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
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
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
Catawampus (for H.D.), Midway Contemporary Art Center, Minneapolis, MN (cat)
Le Tableau, Cheim and Read, New York, NY
Exhibition #3, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY
Feint Art, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg
Whitney Biennial 2010, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat)
Off The Wall, Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg (cat)
Black Noise, CNEAI, Chatou
2007
Black Noise, MAMCO, Geneva
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
Abstract Paintings and a Sculpture, Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY
Richard Aldrich & Meredyth Sparks, Elizabeth Dee, New York, NY
Painting as Fact, Fact as Fiction, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich (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
 
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
Audio, Cabinet des Estampes, Geneva
Surfing the Surface, Galleria Paolo Bonzano, Rome
Supports, Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
 
2005
Richard Aldrich + Paul-Aymar Mourgue d’Algue, Galleria Paolo Bonzano, Rome
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
2012
A Ridding, Regina Rex, Brooklyn, NY
2011
Mandolin, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
Hurray, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Real Rags, New Jersey, Basel
Real Rags with Jeffrey Perkins, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
2008
Real Rags, Test: Arte Contemporanea, Lisbon
An Evening With Cinema Zero, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
2007
Bastard Creature (with Amy Granat), Palais De Tokyo, Paris
2006
NDP the Movie (with Hurray) The Kitchen, New York, NY
2005
KA/VH:RA/AG (with Hurray and Amy Granat) Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York, NY

 

Selected Bibliography

2018
“Richard Aldrich’s Elliptical Paths Through Language”, Natalie Haddad, Hyperallergic, April 2018 “Richard Aldrich: Enter The Mirror”, David Rhodes, The Brooklyn Rail, April 2018

2016
“Painters’ Painters,” Martin Gayford, Saatchi Gallery, November 2016 “Terry Winters,” interviewed by Richard Aldrich, Matthew Marks Gallery, November, 2016 “Richard Aldrich on the Plurality of Painting,” Calum Sutherland, The Japan Times, April 2016 “What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week,” Roberta Smith, The New York Times, March 2016

2015
“The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,” Aran H. Merjan, Frieze, April, 2015
“Painting Now,” Suzanne Hudson, Thames & Hudson, 2015
“Formal Attires,” David Geers, “Freize, March, 2015
“Seeing it Now,” Mary Ann Caws, The Brooklyn Rail, March, 2015
“Forever Now Tomorrow,” Barbara Rose, The Brooklyn Rail, March, 2015
“Structure Rising: On MoMA’s Painting Survey,” David Salle, ArtNews, March, 2015
“In The Studio: Richard Aldrich,” Ross Simonini, Art in America, February 2015

2014
“The Paintbrush in the Digital Era,” Roberta Smith, The New York Times, December
11, 2014
“The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,” Laura Hoptman.
MoMA, New York, 2014
“The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,” Margaret Ewing.
MoMA, New York, 2014
“It’s Not About What This Painting Does,” Richard Aldrich, Mousse Magazine,
December, 2014
“Goings On About Town,” The New Yorker, July 21, 2014
“Hypothesis for an Exhibition,” Begum Yasar, Dominque Lévy, 2014
“Painting is a Painting is a Painting,” Ben Eastham, Elephant, Spring, 2014
“Richard Aldrich,” Cynthia Nadelman, Artnews, February, 2014

2013
“The Inevitable Figuration”, Davide Ferri, Silvana Editoriale, 2013
‘Going On About Town”, The New Yorker, August 12, 2013
“Bull Tongue”, Thurston Moore, Byron Coley, Arthur Magazine, April 2013
“Richard Aldrich and Josh Brand”, Andrew Long, Doingbird, Winter 2013

2012
“September”, Satoru Nagoya, Flash Art, November, 2012
“Progresion of Forms: The Art of Daan Van Golden”, Richard Aldrich, Artforum, Summer 2012
“Neo-Modern”, David Geers, October, Winter 2012

2011
Griffin, Jonathon, “Vitamin P2”, Phaidon, 201
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
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

Selected Collections
Aïshti Foundation, Antelias, Lebanon
Il Giardino dei Lauri, San Litardo, Città della Pieve, Italy
Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
The Rachofsky Collection, Dallas, TX, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
mithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C., USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA
The Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester

MDD
2017
Published by: Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens
Paperback
21,5 x 28 cm / 8 1/2 x 11 in
108 pages
English
35 EUR

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Richard Aldrich
2013
Published by: Bortolami Gallery, New York
Paperback
27,7 x 21 cm / 10.9 x 8.4 in
88 pages
English
35 USD

Richard Aldrich
2009
Published by: Bortolami Gallery, New York
French Paperback
14 x 21,6 cm / 5.5 x 8.5 in
96 pages
English
SOLD OUT

The Words Of Tuck Tuck Tuck
2012
Published by: Karma, New York
Paperback
15,2 x 23 cm / 6 x 9 in
42 pages
English
10 USD