Frank Benson

Born Norfolk, VA 1976
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2012

  1. Airports and Extrusions, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

2011

  1. Extrusions, New Works 11.3, Artpace, San Antonio, TX [catalogue]
  2. Human Statue (Jessie), Taxter and Spengemann, New York
  3. Human Statue (Jessie), Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles

2009

  1. Frank Benson, Sadie Coles HQ, London

2008

  1. Frank Benson, Sadie Coles HQ, London

2005

  1. Positions, Art Basel Miami, Taxter & Spengemann, New York
  2. Frank Benson, Taxter & Spengemann, New York

2001

  1. Frank Benson: New Work, Miami Art Museum, Miami
  2. Frank Benson, Wolfson Gallery, Miami-Dade Community College, Miami

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

  1. High Anxiety: New Acquisitions, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
  2. Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection: From Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama, Kanagawa, Japan

2015

  1. 2015 Triennial: Surround Audience, New Museum, New York
  2. Believe You Me, 247365, New York
  3. Small Sculpture, Shane Campbell, Chicago
  4. Objects, Food, Rooms (curated by Andria Hickey), Tanya Bonakdar, New York

2014

  1. New Gravity, Overduin and Co., Los Angeles
  2. Joyride, Marlborough Broome Street, New York
  3. The Body Issue, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles

2013

  1. Busted, the High Line, New York, NY

2012

  1. To Be With Art Is All We Ask, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway
  2. EAGLES, Marlborough Gallery, New York

2011

  1. American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami [catalogue]
  2. In the Name of the Artists - American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Bienal Pavillion, São Paulo, Brazil
  3. Frank Benson, Matt Johnson, Mark Grotjahn, Hydra's Workshop, Hydra, Greece [catalogue]
  4. Frank Benson and Ken Price, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York

2010

  1. Permanent Mimesis: An Exhibition about Realism and Simulation, curated by Alessandro Rabottini, Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy, [catalogue]
  2. At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, curated by Matthew Higgs, Hessel Museum of Art, CCS, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

2009

  1. Beg, Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami [catalogue]
  2. Berlin - Los Angeles. A Tale of Two (Other) Cities, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan
  3. Second Nature: The Valentine-Adelson Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
  4. Rotating Views # 1- Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway [catalogue]
  5. On From Here, Guild & Greyshkul, New York
  6. MONITAUR, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

2008

  1. WITHOUT WALLS, Museum 52, New York
  2. PM Dawn, Taxter & Spengemann, New York
  3. Meet Me Around the Corner - Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway
  4. Scene / Seen: Recent Acquisitions from the Luckman Fine Arts Complex
  5. Permanent Collection, 1979 – 2006, Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles

2007

  1. Uncertain States of America - American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Rudolfinum, Prague
  2. Uncertain States of America - American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Centrum Sztuki Wspólczesnej, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
  3. Uncertain States of America - American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Herning Kunstmuseum, Hernig, Denmark
  4. Warhol and …, Kantor/ Feuer Gallery, Los Angeles

2006

  1. Red Eye - Los Angeles Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami [catalogue]
  2. New York, Interrupted, PKM Gallery, Beijing [catalogue]
  3. Uncertain States of America - American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Hessel Museum of Art, CCS Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  4. Uncertain States of America - American Art in the 3rd Millennium, Serpentine Gallery, London

2005

  1. Uncertain States of America - American Art in the 3rd Millennium,
  2. Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway [catalogue]
  3. Viewfinder , Moti Hasson Gallery, New York
  4. Make It Now - New Sculpture in New York, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY [Catalogue]

2004

  1. Mystery Achievement, Taxter & Spengemann, New York
  2. Group Show, curated by Lisa Overduin, Regen Projects, Los Angeles

2003

  1. BUY Contortions, Taxter & Spengemann, New York
  2. Threedimetrical, The Happy Lion, Los Angeles
  3. Group Show, curated by Clarissa Dalrympl, Grant Selwyn Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

2002

  1. Three Times One Minus One, Hayworth Gallery, Los Angeles

2001

  1. New Work: Frank Benson, Timothy Hutchings, Christopher Garret, curated by Amy Balkin, Quotidian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  2. Really, curated by Barbara Hunt, Artist’s Space, New York
  3. Breathless, Lombard- Fried Fine Arts, New York

2000

  1. Whippersnapper II, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago
  2. Mount Miami: American Artists in Tel Aviv, curated by Tami Katz- Freiman, Tel Aviv Artist’s Studios, Tel Aviv, Israel

1999

  1. Violence/ Humor/ Humor/ Violence, curated by Jeff RughH. Lewis Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Bibliography

2015

  1. McGarry, Kevin. "At the 2015 New Museum Triennial, A High-Tech Take on Nude Sculpture." T Magazine, February 24
  2. Ebony, David. "Surrounded by the Future: The New Museum Triennial Tackles Tech, Politics and Gender." The Observer. March 4th
  3. Johnson, Paddy. "The New Museum Triennial Offers a Dazzling and Dystopian Vision of the Future." Artnet News. February 26th
  4. Jones, Justin. "Ebola Gets the Modern Art Treatment: The New Museum's Very Political Triennial" The Daily Beast. February 25th
  5. "The 2015 New Museum Triennial is a Pointed, Bracing Survey of Now. Artnews. February 25th
  6. Saltz, Jerry. "'Digital's Bitches': The New Museum Triennial" New York Magazine. February.

2013

  1. “Busted.” Highline.org, April

2012

  1. Wilson, Michael. “Odd Couples.” The New York Observer, October 23
  2. Rabottini, Alessandro. “Frank Benson.” KALEIDOSCOPE

2011

  1. American Exuberance, catalogue, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
  2. Frank Benson, Extrusions, catalogue, Elliot Reichert, Artpace, San Antonio, TX
  3. Johnson, Ken. “Frank Benson: 'Human Statue (Jessie)'.” The New York Times, September 29
  4. Diehl, Travis. “Critics' Picks: Frank Benson.” artforum.com, September 26
  5. Walleston, Aimee. “Frank Benson's Past, Tense Future.” Art in America, September 22
  6. Misheff, Johnny. “Visiting Artists: Frank Benson.” T Magazine, September 9
  7. McGarry, Kevin. “Art Odyssey.” T Magazine, August 3

2010

  1. Permanent Mimesis: An Exhibition about Realism and Simulation,
 catalogue, Alessandro Rabottini, GAM - Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

2009

  1. Vitamin 3-D New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation, Tyler Coburn,
Phaidon Press
  2. Coppola, Sofia. “Sofia Coppola Nominates Frank Benson.” Interview Magazine, February
  3. Johnson, Ken. “The Fair As Outlet Mall.” The New York Times, December 6

2008

  1. Welch, Adam. “Frank Benson Show.” Londonkicks.com, June 26
  2. Valesco, David. “West Side Story.” Artforum.com, January 31

2007

  1. Spalding, David. “World Picks: Beijing: New York Interrupted.” Artforum.com, February
  2. New York, Interrupted, catalogue essay by Dan Cameron, Beijing: PKM Gallery

2006

  1. World’s Best New Art: Unreal Projects, catalogue, Georg Leutner, Nurnberg Verlag fur Moderne Kunst
  2. “Miami Nice: Out in Miami During Art-Fair Week.” Artnet.com, December
  3. McBride, Nathaniel. “Uncertain States of America and USA Today.” Flash Art, November-December, p. 50
  4. Esopus, Number 7, pp. 130-131 with insert
  5. Matt Johnson and Frank Benson, NDP #3 (Unbound), North Drive Press, NY August 15
  6. Hung & Drawn Art News: Uncertain States of America, Nick Hackworth and Hans Ulrich-Obrist
  7. Dazed & Confused, Vol. 2, Issue 33, January, pp. 140 and 142.

2005

  1. Uncertain States of America, catalogue, Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran, Hans Ulrich-Obrist
  2. Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway
  3. Smith, Roberta. “The Many Shades of Now Explored in Three Dimensions.” The New York Times, May 27

2004

  1. Mears, Emily Speers. “Critics' Picks, Mystery Achievement.” Artforum.com, October 5

2001

  1. Turner, Elisa. “Sleek Forms Package the Unexpected.” Miami Herald, April 3, p. 3E
  2. Ocana, Damarys. “Making the Elusive Stand Still.” Miami Herald, March 3, p. 3E
  3. “Really.” The New Yorker, February 19-26

2000

  1. Moreno, Gean. “Luscious Leftovers.” Art Papers, January/February

1999

  1. Turner, Elisa. “Surreal Exhibit Shows Best of Young, Local Talent.” Miami Herald, June 20, p. 7i
  2. Tomcic, Goran. “Currently: Art Focus 1.” Miami Herald, June 20, p. 7i
  3. Feinstein, Roni. “Miami: Part II.” Art in America, p.61