Tom Friedman

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1965 Born in St. Louis, MO, USA
1990 M.F.A., Sculpture University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, USA
1988 B.F.A., Graphic Illustration, Washington University, St. Louis
  Lives and works in MA, USA

Solo exhibition

2010
"UP IN THE AIR", curator:Richard Julin, MAGASIN 3, Stockholm, Sweden

2009
"Not Something Else" Tomio Koyama Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
Galerie Bernard Ceysson Beaubourg, Paris, France

2008
"Monsters and Stuff" Gagosian Gallery:Britannia Street, London, England

2006
Gagosian Gallery:Beverly Hills, CA, USA
"Pure Invention" Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO, USA

2004
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo Tokyo, Japan 
South London Gallery, London, England
Feature Inc., New York, USA
"Prospective" Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2003
Feature Inc., New York, USA

2002
Stichting Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2001
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA, USA

2000
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA   [Toured in USA until 2001 ; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco / New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York / Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem / Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO]

1999
Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome, Italy
Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, Poland

1998
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
ICA Maine College of Art, Portland, ME, USA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

1996
"Affinities: Chuck Close and Tom Friedman Curated by Medeleine Grynsztejn" Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Feature Inc. Inc, New York, USA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
"Objects: Tom Friedman and Linda Horn" Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL, USA
Saint Louis Art Museum, St Louis, MO, USA
Feature Inc., New York. USA
Ynglingagatan, Stockholm, Sweden
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, USA

1995
"Project 50: Tom Friedman" Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

1994
Galleria Raucci, Santamaria, Naples, Italy
Galerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland

1993
Feature Inc., New York, USA
Ezra and Cecil Zilka Gallery, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, USA

1992
Bonzak Gallery, St.Loui, MO, USA

1991
Feature Inc., New York, NY, USA
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Rezac Gallery, Chicago, USA

Group exhibition

2010
"Arts and Cities:Aichi Triennale 2010" Nagoya City Art Museum, Aichi, Japan

2008
"Paintings, Drawings, and Sculpture" John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
"Retrospective" Gagosian Gallery:21th Street, New York, NY, USA

2007
"Memory and Obsession" Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England "New Dimensions" John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
"Timer" Triennale Bovisa, Milan, Itary
"The Shapes of Space" Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY, USA
"Into Me, Out of Me" MACRO Future, Rome, Italy
"Art in America , Now" MOCA Shanghai, Shanghai, China "Summer Show" Gagosian Gallery:24th Street, New York, USA
"Summer Show" John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA
"microwave, five" Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
"Summer Show" James Cohan Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
"All the More Real: Portrayals of Intimacy and Empathy" Parrish Art Museum,Southampton NY, USA
"POP ART IS..." Gagosian Gallery, Britannia Street, London, USA
"INSIGHT?" Gagosian Gallery:Moscow, Moscow, Russia
"Mapping the Self" Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago - MCA Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
"Fit To Print: Printed Media In Collage" Gagosian Gallery, Madison Avenue, New York, USA
"The Complexity of the Simple" L&M Arts, New York, USA

2006
"Into me / Out of me" P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island, NY, USA
"Portraits of Artists" Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
"Chess Collection" Gary Tatintslan Gallery Inc., Moscow, Russia
"The Last Time They Met" Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
"Sculpture" Gagosian Gallery:Beverly Hills, CA, USA

2005
"Over + Over - Passion for Process" Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA, USA
"Laguna's Hidden Treasures; Art from Private Collections" Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA, USA
"10 Year Anniversary Exhibition" Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
"Fragile" Anallx Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
"Wes Mills - Tom Friedman - Daisy Youngblood" Galerie Albrecht, Munich, Germany
"Ecstasy - In and About Altered States" Geffen Contemporary, MOCA, Los Angeles, USA
"Art of Chess" Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
"Looking at Words" Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
"De La comtesse De Castiglione a Cndy Sherman" Galerie de France, Paris, France
"A Brief History of Invisible Art" CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
"Miraculous In The Everyday" Amherst, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, USA

2004
"Another Zero" Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy
"Self - Evidence: Identity in Contemporary Art" DeCordova Museum, Lincoln, MA, USA
"Symbolic Space" The Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art Peekskill, New York, USA
"SITE Santa Fe's Fifth International Biennial" Santa Fe, NM, USA
"Recent Acquisitions - Contemporary Sculpture" Guggenhelm Museum, New York, USA

2003
"Intricacy" ICA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA(catalogue)
"Stacked" D'Amelio Terras, New York, USA
"American Dre@m: A Survey" Ronald Feldman Fine Arts, New York, USA
"The Moderns" Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Torino, Italy
"A Simple Plan" James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA
"In Full View" Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
"Stranger in the Village" Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York, USA
"Fright Wig" Feature Inc., New York, USA
"Undomesticated Interiors" Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, MA, USA

2001
"Arte Contemporaneo International" Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico
"Amused" Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, USA
"One Million Dollars" The 16 Beaver Group, New York, USA
"The Spring Exposition" Joseph Silvestro Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
"Een goed in de weg staande tafel" Galerie van Gelder,Amsterdam, Netherlands
"Casino 2001: First Quadrennial of Contemporary Art" Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium
"Snap! Photography from the Collections" Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CO, USA
"Art at the Edge of the Law" Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT,USA
"Point of Departure II" San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
"Thin Skin :The Fickle Nature of Bubbles" AXA Gallery, New York, USA    [Toured in USA until 2004 ; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ / Gemeentemuseum Hlmond, Helmond, Netherland / International Museum of Art and Science, McAllen, TX / Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, USA / Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS / Bedford Gallery, Regional Center for the Art, Walnut Creek, CA / Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID]
"The 177th Annual: An Invitation Exhibition" National Academy of Design Museum, New York, USA
"Sunday Afternoon" 303 gallery, New York, USA
"Tom Friedman, Gaylen Gerber, Joe Scanlan" Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
"FACE/Off - a portrait of the artist" Kettle's Yard, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, England
"Retrospectacle - 25 Years of Collecting Modern and Contemporary Art" Denver Art Museum , Denver, USA

2000
"Almost Warm and Fuzzy: Children and Contemporary Art" Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA, USA   [Toured in USA, Canada and Spain until 2002 ; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, AZ / P.S.1 Center for Contemporary Art, New York / Fundacio La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain / Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA / Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada]
"Plotting"Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, USA
"Vanitas Personae An Exploration of the Self and Other Related Characters"Robert Miller Gallery, New York, USA
"The Greenhouse Effect" Serpentine Gallery, London, England
"The Visionary Landscape" Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, USA
"Self Portraits from the Permanent Collection" Robert Wood Johnson Gallery, MOMA, New York, USA
"Of the Moment: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection" San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
"Open Ends: Actual Size" Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
"Hand made in U.S.A." Sprovieri Gallery, London, England
"Collection" Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA
"Drawing" Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
"Bubbles" Center for Contemporary Non- Objective Art, Brussels, Belgium
"Arte Americana, ultimo deccenio", Museo d'Arte della Citta di Ravenna, Logette Lombardesca, Ravene, Italy
"Hairy Forearm's Self-Referral" Feature Inc., New York, USA
"Extra Ordinary" James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA
"3ness" Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
"Domestic Bliss" South London Gallery, London, England
"Of the Moment: Contemporary Art from the Permanent
"Grok Terence McKenna Dead" Feature Inc. Inc., New York, USA
"Collector's Choice" Exit Art, New York, USA
"American Bricolage" Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, USA
"Juvenilia" Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisico, USA
"Collecting Ideas: Works from the Polly and Mark Addison Collection " Denver Art Museum, Denver, USA
"Art on Paper 2000" Weatherspoon Art Gallery, The University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC, USA
"Ruido Blanco/Silencio Blanco" Program Centro d Arte, Mexico City, Mexico

1999
"On the Ball: The Sphere in Contemporary Sculpture" DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA, USA
"Holding Court" Entwistle, London, England
"Collectors Collect Contemporary Art: 1990-1999" Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA
"Waste Management'" Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
"Stuff" TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago, USA
"Sometimes Warm and Fuzzy: Childhood and Contemporary Art" Des Moines Art Center, IA, USA
"Ideas in Things" Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA, USA
"Zero-G: When Gravity Becomes Form" Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CO, USA

1998
"Transience and Sentimentality: Boston and Beyond" Insitute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA
"Drawing the Question" Dorsky Gallery, New York, USA
"Pop Surrealism" Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CO, USA
"Poussiere (Dust Memories)" Fonds Regional d'art Contemporain de Burgongne, Dijon, France / Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain Bretagne: Galerie du Trib, Rennes, France
"Bob and Wheel" dfn Gallery, New York, USA
"Humble County" D'Amelio Terras, New York, USA
"More Pieces for the Puzzle: Recent Additions to the Collection" Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
"Young Americans 2" Saatchi Gallery, London, England
"Dust Breeding" Fraenkel gallery, San Francisco, USA
"Blunt Object" David and Alfred Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA / Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, USA
"Word perfect" Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
"Hindsight: Recent Work from the Permanent Collection" Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
"Encyclopedia 1999" Turner Runyon, Dallas, TX, USA

1997
"Dane County Collects" Madison Art Centre, Madison, USA
"Frankensteinian" Caren Golden Fine Art, New York, USA
"Lovecraft" Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, UK / South London Gallery, London, England
"A Lasting Legacy: Selections from the Lannan Foundation Gift" Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, USA
"Identity Crisis: Self-Portraiture at the End of the Century" Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI / Aspen Art Museum, CO, USA
"New Work: Drawings Today" Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
"At the Threshold of the Visible: Minuscule and Small-Scale Art, 1964 - 1996" Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithica, NY [ Toured until 1999 in USA and Canada ; Meyerhof Galleries, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, MD / Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada / Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Canada / Virginia Beach Centre for the Arts, Virginia Beach, VA / Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA / Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Canada / Laguna Art Museum, Laguna, CA, USA]

1996
"More Than Real" Royal Palace, Caserta, Italy
"Stretch the Truth" Art: Concept, Nice, France
"Hero" Fieldwork/Project Room, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI, USA
"Affinities: Chuck Close and Tom Friedman" Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
"Universalis: XXIII Bienal Internacional Sao Paulo" Pavilhao Ciccillo Matarazzo, Parque do Ibrapuera, Sao Paulo, Brazil
"Currents in Contemporary Art" Christie's East, New York, USA
Feature Inc. Inc, New York, USA

1995
"Strung Into the Apollonian Dream..." Feature Inc., New York, USA
"I Gaze a Gazely Stare" Feature Inc., New York, USA
"Oltre la Normalita Concentrica" Palazzo da Zara, Padua, Italy
"Subversive Domesticity" Edwin A.Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, KS, USA
"Pulp Fictions: Works on Paper" Gallery A, Chicago, USA
"lo-fi" Lauren Wittles, New York, USA
"Collection Sculptures" Caldic Collection, Rotterdam, Netherlands
"b/w photos" Feature Inc., New York, USA

1994
"Objects: Tom Friedman and Linda Horn" Evanston Art Centre, Evanston, IL, USA
"Tom Friedman, Jennifer Pastor and Jim Isermann" Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"precept / image / object" Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris, France
"Rien a Signalier" Galerie Analix, Geneva, Switzerland
"Common / Uncommon" Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
"Critical Mass" A&A Gallery, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CO / Dallas Artists Research and Exhibition, McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX, USA

1993
Feigen Inc., Chicago, USA
"Once upon a Time... A Loose Form of Narrative" Gallery A, Chicago, USA
"The American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture"American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA
"Jeanne Dunning, Tom Friedman, Julia Fish; Subject Matters" Kendall College of Art Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI, USA
"Times" Anderson O'Day Gallery, London, England
"Mixed Messages: A Survey of Recent Chicago Art" Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO, USA
"Substitute Teachers" Sadie Bronfman Cultural Center, Montreal, Canada
"New Works" Feigen Inc., Chicago, USA

1992
"Healing" Wooster Gardens, New York, USA
/ Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, USA
"Lying on the Top of a Building the Clouds Seemed No Nearer Than When I Was Lying in the Street" Galerie Monika Spruth, Cologne, Germany
"Misadventures" Foster Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI, USA
"The Mud Club, Winchester Cathedral & Lake Nairobi" Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL, USA
"Hair" John Michael Kohler Arts Centre, Sheboygan, WI, USA

1991
"Itch" N.A.M.E. Gallery, Chicago, USA
"White Bird" Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
"Bhabha: Tom Friedman, David Shaw and Sally Webster" Feature Inc., New York, USA
"Casual Ceremony" White Columns, New York, USA

1990
"Thesis" Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, USA
"The Thing Itself" Feature Inc., New York, USA
"Minus" Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago, USA
"Godhead" Feature Inc., New York, USA
"Looking at Labor: What Price Beauty" Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, USA

Book
"Tom Friedman" Dennis Cooper, Bruce Hainley, Adrian Searle / Phaidon(March 2001)
"Parkett" Olafur Eliasson, Tom Friedman, Rodney Graham / Parkett Pub (June 2002)
"Tom Friedman" Tom Friedman, Germano Celant, Mario Perniola / Fondazione Prada (2003)
"Intricacy" Greg Lynn, Claudia Gould, Tom Friedman / Univ Pennsylvania Inst of (MAy 2003)

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  • 1965 Born in St. Louis, MO, USA

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