DAVID RATCLIFF

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BIOGRAPHY

Born 1970, Los Angeles, CA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION
1992
BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
Painting With Stars, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Klan Paintings, Team Gallery, New York, NY
2012
The Spirits that Lend Strength Are Invisible, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
2011
Portraits and Ghosts, Team Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Ghost Paintings, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
bsckground, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
2009
Maureen Paley Gallery, London, UK
2008
Defect's Mirror, Team Gallery, New York, NY
2007
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Cosmetic Surgery, Team Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
2005
tasseled loafers, jerk-off, LISTE (under the auspices of Team Gallery), Basel, Switzerland
I find a Burberry scarf and matching coat with a whale embroidered on it (something a little kid might wear) and it's covered with what looks like dried chocolate syrup crisscrossed over the front, Team Gallery, New York, NY

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2013
Rien faire et laisser rire, curated by Bob Nickas, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
2012
A Child's Guide to Good & Evil, Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY
2011
The Unseen, curated by Adela Leibowitz, Torrance Museum of Art, Torrance, CA
Taguchi collection, Sonpo-Japan Museum, Tokyo, Japan
It's Great To Be In New Jersey, curated by Gardar Eide Einarsson, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
The shortest distance between 2 points is often intolerable, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy
2010
Two-person exhibition with Noriko Furunishi, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
NEW YORK The Loudest, Gallery Koko, Tokyo, Japan
The Secret Knows, LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), Los Angeles, CA
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2009
The Night Goat Demands Reparations, curated by Adam Miller, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
Light Motive, Galerie Suzanne Tarasiéve, Paris, France
Dark Summer, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
2008
History Keeps Me Awake at Night: A Genealogy of Wojnarowicz, PPOW, New York, NY
That was then…This is now, Museum of Modern Art PS1, New York, NY
The Hidden, Maureen Paley Gallery, London, UK
2007
Post-Rose: Artists in and out of the Hazard Park Complex, curated by Sterling Ruby, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
Painting as Fact, Fact as Fiction, curated by Bob Nickas, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich, Switzerland
2006
The Gold Standard, curated by Bob Nickas and Walead Beshty, Museum of Modern Art PS1, New York, NY
The Monty Hall Problem, curated by Slater Bradley, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
LAXed: New Painting from L.A., Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
Loveless, Team Gallery, New York, NY
I Love My Scene: Scene Two, curated by José Freire,
Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
2005-06
The Pantagruel Syndrome, curated by Francesco Bonami and
Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Turin Triennial, Turin, Italy (catalogue)
2005
5 X U, Team Gallery, New York, NY

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2013
Nickas, Bob. "The Un-Painter of Modern Life, Age 45, Has Died." Annual Magazine, Issue 6
2011
Top Five Shows." Time Out New York, May 10
Pulitzer, Sam. "Critcs' Picks: David Ratcliff." ArtForum, May
Stefano, Greg. "David Ratcliff." Cool Hunting, May 11
Kley, Elisabeth. "Ole Jose." Artnet, May 10
Khavi, Noya. "Double Teaming: An Art Gallery Grows in Soho." New York Observer, May 10, p. 54
Guili, Damiano. "The shortest distance between 2 points is often intolerable." Flash Art Italia, March, p. 82
2010
O'Neill-Butler, Lauren. "500 Words: David Ratcliff." Artforum, December 6
2009
"Art: David Ratcliff." Kultureflashnet, May
Gavin, Francesca. "David Ratcliff." Dazed & Confused, May, p. 145
Lack, Jessica. "Exhibition: David Ratcliff." Guardian Guide, April 11, p. 38
Yu, David. "Cryptic Kaleidoscopes/Chaotic Beauty." Artslant, May 3
2008
Gavin, Francesca. "Behind the Veil: The Hidden." Dazed & Confused, February, p.162
2007
Orden, Abraham. "The Minute." Artnet, June 7
2006
Amy, Michael. "Review." Art in America, January, p. 123
2005
Ratcliff, David. "Art Pages: David Ratcliff." Animal, Fall, p.79-81
Cotter, Holland, "5 X U." The New York Times, July 22, p. E32
Johnson, Ken. "The Listings: David Ratcliff." The New York Times, April 22, E26
Laster, Paul. "David Ratcliff." Flavorpill, April 5
Baker, R.C. "Spring Preview: David Ratcliff." Village Voice, March 2

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Smithsonian Collection, Washington, DC
Frank Cohen Museum of Contemporary Art, Manchester, UK
Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Saatchi Collection, London, UK


The Spirits that Lend Strength Are Invisible, 2012 Installation view at Honor Fraser Gallery