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Pope.L included in 2017 Whitney Biennial and documenta 2017

Mary Reid Kelley 2016 MacArthur "Genius" Award recipient




Nick Aguayo

“Objective / Non Objective,” Gallery Also, Los Angeles, CA (2017) (link)


Edgar Arceneaux

“Unsettled,” curated by JoAnne Northup, Nevada Art Museum, Reno, NV; travelling to Anchorage Museum, Anchorage, AK; Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA (2018)

“As a text differs from a book, an image differs from an archive,” MAK Center, Mackey Garage Top, Los Angeles, CA (2017) (link)

“Chapters,” Craft & Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2017) (link)

“Urban Planning: Contemporary Art and the City 1967 – 2017,” curated by Kelly Shindler, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (2017)

“LA Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists,” Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2016)

Mizota, Sharon, “Review: Ben Vereen, Ronald Reagan and the travesty of blackface, potently remembered,” Los Angeles Times, June 16 (2017) (link)

L'Official, Pete, "When Ben Vereen Wore Blackface to Reagan's Inaugural Gala," The New Yorker, January 6 (2017) (link)

Swenson, Kirsten, “Reviews: Edgar Arceneaux at MIT List Visual Arts Center,” Art in America (web), January 11 (2017) (link)

"Art in the Twenty-First Century," ART21 (2016) (link)


Sadie Benning

"Shared Eye," Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2017) (link)

Cha, Olivian, "Between Seeing and Touching," Flash Art, January - February, (Cover and Feature) (2017)

Riva, Catarina, “Review: Sadie Benning at Kaufmann Repetto,” frieze (web), January 11 (2017) (link)

“Press Your Space Face Close to Mine,” curated by Aaron Curry, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA (2017)

Campbell, Andy, “Sadie Benning at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects,” Artforum, May (2017)


Andrea Bowers

“Andrea Bowers and Marcos Erre,” Westmont Ridley Tree Museum, Santa Barbara, CA (2017)

“Andrea Bowers,” curated by Steven Matijcio, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (2017)

"Bureau of Feminism," Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2017)

Smith, William S., "The Lookout: 'The Neighbors, part two, in two parts: Sanctuary: Andrea Bowers and Home: Andrea Aragón'," Art in America, January (2017) (link)

Mitter, Siddhartha, “‘People have Been Kind of Slapped Awake’: Urgent New Shines a Light on Immigration,” The Village Voice (web), January 4 (2017) (link)

Miller, M.H., “Protest Art in the Era of Trump,” The New York Times Style Magazine, February 19 (2017) (link)

“Occupancy,” Boston University art Galleries, Boston, MA (2017)

“The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin,” The Jewish Museum, New York, NY (2017)

“Unfinished Conversations,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2017)

“I Plan to Stay a Believer,” Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY (2017)

documenta 14, Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (2017)

“Graphic Witness,” The Drawing Room, London, UK (2017)


Jedediah Caesar

“Concrete Island,” Venus, Los Angeles, CA (2017)

“99 Cents or Less,” Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI (2017) (link)


Nicole Eisenman

"Now or Never," Secession, Vienna, Austria (2017) (link)

Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster, Germany (2017)

“Selections from the Permanent Collection,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (2016)

Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL (2017)

“Faces: Painted Reliefs,” Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY (2017)

“I Plan to Stay a Believer,” Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY (2017)


Charles Gaines

“Living Apart Together: Recent Acquisitions from the Hammer Contemporary Collection,” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2017) (link)

“The Score,” Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia (2017)

Laird, Nick and Charles Gaines, “An Artist and a Poet Consider Commitment,” The New York Times Style Magazine, May 18 (2017) (link)


Karl Haendel

Goldman, Edward, “France and the US: Art and politics two centuries apart,” KCRW, January 10 (2017) (link)

“Unsere Amerikaner,” Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany (2017)

“American Dream: Paintings and Drawings of American Realism since 1965,” Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany (2017)

“Game On!,” Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK (2017)


Stanya Kahn

“Views: Stanya Kahn at Weiss Berlin,” Spike Quarterly, Winter (2017)

“Greater works than these shall he do…,” Edward Cella Art + Architecture, Los Angeles, CA (2017)

“Los Angeles – A Fiction,” Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway, travelling to Musée d’art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France (2016) (link)

“Stand in the Stream,” MoMA PS1, New York, NY (2017) (link)

“Sea Sick in Paradise,” curated by Amy Yao, Depart Foundation, Malibu, CA (2017)

“Teeter: Stanya Kahn, Anna-Sophie Berger, Aleksander Hardashnakov, Dena Yago,” Carl Louie, London, Ontario, Canada (2017)

Diehl, Travis, “Stanya Kahn at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects,” frieze (web), May 11 (2017) (link)

Mizota, Sharon, "Chat rooms, home movies, life, death: A tangled, touching video at Susanne Vielmetter," Los Angeles Times, May 4 (2017) (link)


Hayv Kahraman

"Acts of Reparation," Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (2017) (link)

”Dreamers Awake,” White Cube Gallery, London, UK (2017)


Raffi Kalenderian

Black, Ezrha Jean, “Best in Show 2016,” Artillery, January/February (2017)

"Green River," Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy (2016)

Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland (2017)


Mary Kelly

“Wherever the Wind Carries,” Malmö Art Academy and Lunds konsthall, Lund, Sweden (2017)

“Human Interest: Portraits from the Whitney’s Collection,” Whitney Museum, New York, NY (2016)

“Women and Work: A Document On the Division of Labor in Industry, 1975,” Switch House Gallery, Tate Modern, London, UK (2016)


Dan Levenson

“Summer of Love,” Wilding Cran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (2017)

“All the Small Things,” Steve Turner, Los Angeles, CA (2017)


Shana Lutker

Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL (2017)

“SNAFU,” Barbara Seiler, Zurich, Switzerland (2017)


Dave McKenzie

University Art Museum, University at Albany SUNY, Albany, NY (2017)

“The Times,” The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (2017) (link)

“The Half-Life of Love,” MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA (2017) (link)


Rodney McMillian

Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX (2018)

Hunter, Becky Huff, “Waging an Artist’s War,” Sculpture, January / February (Cover and Feature) (2017)

“Rodney McMillian: a great society,” Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL (2017) (link)

“Black Light,” CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA; travelling to Gallery 400, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL (2017)

Suzanne Deal Booth Art Prize, Contemporary Austin, TX (2016)

“Living Apart Together: Recent Acquisitions from the Hammer Contemporary Collection,” Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2017) (link)

“Midtown,” Lever House, New York, NY (2017)

“In the Abstract,” MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA (2017) (link)


Wangechi Mutu

“Lucy’s Iris,” Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria, Spain (2017)

“Outcasts: Women in the Wilderness,” Wave Hills Arts Center, Bronx, NY (2017)

“Journeys into Peripheral Worlds” Des Moines Arts Center, Des Moines, IA (2017)


My Barbarian

“One day this kid will get larger,” DePaul Art Museum, Chicago, IL (2017)

“The Audience is Always Right,” New Museum, New York, NY (2016) (link)


Ruben Ochoa

“Down These Mean Streets: Community and Place in Urban Photography,” Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC (2017) (link)

“Mi Tierra: Contemporary Artists Explore Space,” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO (2017)

“Sampled and Surveyed,” Art + Practice, Los Angeles, CA (2017) (link)


Angel Otero

Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX (2018)

Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, Houston, TX (2016)


Pope.L

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2017)

Miller, M.H., “Protest Art in the Era of Trump,” The New York Times Style Magazine, February 19 (2017) (link)

“Proto-Skin Set,” Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York, NY (2017)

documenta 14, Athens, Greece and Kassel, Germany (2017)

Huffman, Jibade-Khalil, “Salves to Meaning: Jibade-Khalil Huffman in conversation with Pope.L,” FlashArt, June / July / August (2017)


Mary Reid Kelley

Pinto, Ana Teixeira, “Review: Mary Reid Kelley at Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany,” frieze (web), January 14 (2017) (link)

MacArthur Fellowship (2016)

MUDAM, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg (2017) (link)

Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK (2017)

“The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin,” The Jewish Museum, New York, NY (2017)

“Gray Matters,” Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (2017)


Steve Roden

La Kunsthalle Mulhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Mulhouse, France (2017) (link)


Dasha Shishkin

"Tram Pam Pam,” Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO (2017) (link)

“Jillian Mayer, Dasha Shishkin, and Summer Wheat,” Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY (2017)


Amy Sillman

“After Metamorphoses,” The Drawing Center, New York, NY (2017) (link)

“Gray Matters,” Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (2017)


Mickalene Thomas

Newcomb Art Museum, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (2017)

“Mickalene Thomas: Do I Look Like a Lady?” Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (2016) (link)

"Mickalene Thomas: Mentors, Muses, and Celebrities," Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (2017) (link)

“Body of Work,” Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI (2017)

“Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon,” New Museum, New York, NY (2017) (link)

“Gray Matters,” Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH (2017)


Nicola Tyson

Solo Exhibition, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO (2017) (link)

Sadie Cole’s, London, UK (2017)

The Drawing Room, London, UK (2017)

Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL (2017)


Tam Van Tran

“Drawing: The Beginning of Everything,” Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (2017)