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biography

Kaari Upson

Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA




1972 Born in San Bernardino, USA

Education




2007 MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
2004 BFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
1998 New York Studio School, New York

Public Collections



Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, NL
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA
Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, NL
Rubell Family Collection and Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

sep 07 - nov 17 2019Kaari UpsonKunstverein Hannover,
Germany
aug 30 - nov 10 2019Go Back the Way You CameKunsthalle Basel,
Switzerland
oct 03 - nov 17 2018Kaari UpsonMASSIMO DE CARLO,
LONDON
may 03 - oct 09 2017Kaari Upson: Good Thing You Are Not AloneNew Museum, New York
nov 22 2016 - jan 14 2017MMDPSprüth Magers Berlin
may 28 - jul 18 2015Hole Massimo De Carlo,
London
nov 16 - dec 14 2014Kaari UpsonRamiken Crucible,
New York
sep 25 - nov 09 2013Sleep with the KeyMassimo De Carlo,
Milan
jun 25 - jul 30 2012Baby Please Come HomeMassimo De Carlo,
London
oct 16 - nov 12 2011Kaari UpsonOverduin and Kite,
Los Angeles
jun 15 - jun 19 2011StatementsArt 42,
Basel
nov 07 - dec 19 2009I am bound to have some anxiety about this so please if I say stop, don't stopMaccarone,
New York
nov 27 2007 - feb 17 2008Hammer Projects: Kaari UpsonHammer Museum,
Los Angeles
feb 05 - feb 09 2007The Larry Project, Chapter Two: The Honeymoon PeriodD301 Gallery, California Institute of the Arts,
Valencia

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

may 11 - nov 24 2019May You Live In Interesting TimesGeorge Condo, Cyprien Gaillard, Rosemarie Trockel, Kaari UpsonLa Biennale di Venezia,
Italy
feb 12 - may 02 2019California Artists from the Marciano Collection A.o., John Baldessari, Thomas Demand, Barbara Kruger, Analia Saban, Kaari UpsonMarciano Art Foundation,
Los Angeles
dec 21 2018 - may 12 2019Zombies: Pay Attention! A.o., Kaari UpsonAspen Art Museum
oct 11 - dec 16 2018The Artist is Present A.o., Kaari UpsonYuz Museum,
Shanghai
sep 22 - nov 10 2018DAN FINSEL /TRULEE HALL / CHRIS PETERS / KAARI UPSON A.o., Kaari UpsonMichael Benevento,
Los Angeles
apr 12 - apr 15 2018La Triennale de Milano A.o., Kaari UpsonTorre Velasco,
Milan
feb 24 - jun 03 2018Eruption from the Surface: The Origami Principle in Art A.o., Kaari UpsonMarta Herford Museum for Art, Architecture, Design,
Herford, Germany
sep 12 - nov 12 2017‘A Good Neighbor' A.o., Kaari Upson15th Istanbul Biennial,
Istanbul
may 25 - dec 24 2017Unpacking: The Marciano Collection A.o., Lizzie Fitch / Ryan Trecartin, Cyprien Gaillard, Louise Lawler, Sterling Ruby, Analia Saban, Kaari UpsonMarciano Art Foundation,
Los Angeles
apr 26 - apr 27 2017Material Concerns and Current Practices A.o., Analia Saban, Kaari UpsonHelen Frankenthaler Foundation,
New York
mar 17 - jun 11 2017Whitney Biennial A.o., Kaari UpsonWhitney Museum of American Art, New York
mar 11 - may 13 2017Concrete Island A.o., Sterling Ruby, Analia Saban, Kaari UpsonVENUS,
Los Angeles
sep 30 2016 - jan 08 2017No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection A.o., Kaari UpsonNational Museum of Women in the Arts,
Washington, DC
sep 22 2016 - jan 22 2017Los Angeles – A Fiction A.o., Kaari UpsonAstrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway
sep 02 - oct 09 2016Adhesive Products A.o., Sterling Ruby, Kaari UpsonBergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
jun 10 - jul 29 2016SELF A.o., Kaari UpsonMassimo De Carlo,
London
mar 13 - sep 04 2016Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947 – 2016 A.o., Kaari UpsonHauser Wirth & Schimmel,
Los Angeles
dec 02 2015 - may 28 2016No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection A.o., Kaari UpsonRubell Family Collection,
Miami
nov 16 - nov 30 2015Young AmericansPetra Cortright, Luis Gispert, Alex Ito, Carter Mull, Ken Okiishi, Timur Si-qin, Ryan Trecartin, Kaari UpsonFranz Josefs Kai 3,
Vienna
oct 25 2015 - apr 30 2016New Skin A.o., Kaari UpsonAïshti Foundation,
Beirut
aug 15 2015 - sep 12 2016The Art of Our Time A.o., Kaari UpsonMuseum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
apr 23 2015 - mar 2016Panorama A.o., Kaari UpsonThe High Line,
New York
mar 27 - jun 28 2015Second Chances A.o., Kaari UpsonAspen Art Museum
jan 30 - jun 07 2015Sleepless: The Bed in History and Contemporary Art A.o., Kaari Upson21er Haus,
Vienna
sep 27 - dec 07 2014Golden State A.o., Kaari UpsonMOCA Tucson
sep 13 - nov 09 2014The Los Angeles Project A.o., Kaari UpsonUllens Center for Contemporary Art,
Beijing
may 03 - jun 07 2014Maximalism A.o., Kaari UpsonContemporary Fine Arts,
Berlin
apr 16 - may 24 2014Home/SculptureThomas Grünfeld, Rashid Johnson, Rob Pruitt, Josh Smith, Kaari Upson, Andra UrsutaMassimo De Carlo,
London
apr 05 - may 22 2014Veils A.o., Kaari UpsonUnderground Museum,
Los Angeles
mar 05 2014 - jan 15 2015Procession A.o., Kaari UpsonCAPC Musée D’art Contemporain, Bordeaux
feb 25 - mar 08 2014CalArts Art Benefit and Auction A.o., Kaari UpsonRegen Projects,
Los Angeles
sep 24 - oct 05 2013CULM A.o., Kaari UpsonNight Gallery,
Los Angeles
sep 22 - dec 01 2013Test Pattern A.o., Kaari UpsonWhitney Museum of American Art,
New York
jun 21 - aug 02 2013Mixed Message Media A.o., Kaari UpsonGladstone Gallery,
New York
jun 08 - sep 29 2013Transforming the Known: Works from the Bert Kreuk Collection A.o., Kaari UpsonGemeentemuseum Den Haag
may 11 - jun 29 2013Endless Bummer II/Still Bummin’ A.o., Kaari UpsonMarlborough Chelsea, New York
apr 03 - may 18 2013Passive Aggressive A.o., Kaari UpsonMassimo De Carlo,
Milan
mar 15 - apr 28 2013FLICKER A.o., Kaari UpsonControl Room,
Los Angeles
feb 10 - mar 11 2013A Selection of Recent Acquisitions A.o., Kaari UpsonThe Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
may 04 - jul 15 2012The Residue of Memory A.o., Kaari UpsonAspen Art Museum
nov 30 2011 - jul 27 2012American Exuberance A.o., Kaari UpsonRubell Family Collection,
Miami
oct 20 - nov 26 2011OH! A.o., Kaari UpsonGalerie Patrick Seguin, Paris
jul 10 - oct 02 2011George Herms: Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown) A.o., Kaari UpsonMOCA Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles
mar 01 - apr 15 2011Involuntary A.o., Kaari UpsonFord Project,
New York
feb 15 - apr 20 2011Are You Glad to Be in America? A.o., Kaari UpsonMassimo De Carlo,
Milan
dec 15 2010 - jan 31 2011Psycho Painting A.o., Kaari UpsonCarlson Gallery,
London
dec 01 2010 - aug 26 2011How Soon Now A.o., Kaari UpsonRubell Family Collection,
Miami
feb 06 - may 09 2010One on One A.o., Kaari UpsonSITE,
Santa Fe
nov 12 - dec 17 2009Berlin – Los Angeles: A Tale of Two (Other) Cities A.o., Kaari UpsonMassimo De Carlo,
Milan
oct 04 - oct 31 2009Chinese Box A.o., Kaari UpsonOverduin and Kite,
Los Angeles
mar 08 - may 31 2009Nine Lives: Visionary artists from l.a. A.o., Kaari UpsonHammer Museum, Los Angeles
nov 20 - dec 20 2008Sack of Bones A.o., Kaari UpsonPeres Projects,
Los Angeles
jul 10 - aug 29 2008Pretty Ugly A.o., Kaari UpsonGavin Brown's Enterprise & Maccarone,
New York
jul 18 - sep 01 2007Internal Mechanisms A.o., Kaari UpsonHigh Energy Constructs, Los Angeles,
mar 05 - mar 10 2007Exquisite Acts & Everyday Rebellions A.o., Kaari UpsonMain Gallery, California Institute of the Arts,
Valencia
feb 24 - mar 18 2007The Juice is Loose...A Big Painting Show A.o., Kaari Upson507 Rose,
Venice