David Kordansky Gallery

  • Over the Sun, 2015, Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada, Installation view
  • Over the Sun, 2015, Vancouver Art Gallery, British Columbia, Canada, Installation view
  • Rondo, 2015, oil on canvas, 101 x 73 inches (256.5 x 185.4 cm)
  • Line Break, 2014, oil on canvas, 99 x 73 inches (251.5 x 182.9 cm)
  • Black Hill, 2014, inkjet print, 73.5 x 59 inches (186.7 x 149.9 cm), framed: 77 x 62.5 x 2.75 inches (195.6 x 158.8 x 7 cm), Edition of 3, with 1 AP
  • Sierra, 2014, (alternate view) oil on canvas, 84 x 60 inches (213.4 x 152.4 cm)
  • Sierra, 2014, (detail) oil on canvas, 84 x 60 inches (213.4 x 152.4 cm)
  • Re-stretched and Re-framed, 2014, oil on linen, 19 parts, overall: 24.41 x 330.71 x 3.94 inches (62 x 840 x 10 cm), Unlimited, Art Basel, 2014, Basel, Switzerland, Installation view
  • Re-stretched and Re-framed, 2014, (detail) oil on linen, 19 parts, overall: 24.41 x 330.71 x 3.94 inches (62 x 840 x 10 cm), Unlimited, Art Basel, 2014, Basel, Switzerland, Installation view
  • Hot Wax, 2014, oil on linen, 83 x 60.13 x 3.25 inches (210.8 x 152.7 x 8.3 cm)
  • Hot Wax, 2014, (detail) oil on linen, 83 x 60.13 x 3.25 inches (210.8 x 152.7 x 8.3 cm)
  • xOx, 2014, oil on linen, 84 x 60 inches (213.4 x 152.4 cm)
  • xOx, 2014, (detail) oil on linen, 84 x 60 inches (213.4 x 152.4 cm)
  • Black Barbed Wire, 2013, inkjet, 56 x 67 inches (142.2 x 170.2 cm)
  • Black Plants, 2013, plants, black paint, soil, grow lights, dimensions variable
  • Jam Licking, 2013, oil on linen, 83 x 60 inches (210.8 x 152.4 cm)
  • Jam Licking, 2013, (detail) oil on linen, 83 x 60 inches (210.8 x 152.4 cm)
  • White Re-stretch/ Violet/ Blue/ Green/ Yellow/ Orange/ Red, 2013, oil on linen, two paintings: 21 x 17 inches (53.3 x 43.2 cm), two paintings: 18 x 15 inches (45.7 x 38.1 cm), two paintings: 20 x 16 inches (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
  • White Stamp, 2013, oil on linen, 83 x 60 inches (210.8 x 152.4 cm)
  • Black Restretched, 2012, oil on canvas, 22 x 18 inches (55.9 x 45.7 cm)
  • Crust, 2012, oil on linen, 19 x 13 inches (48.3 x 33 cm)
  • Black Yard, 2007, lightjet, 48 x 80 inches (121.9 x 203.2 cm)
  • Should Love Come First, 2007, white flowers, water, vase, black dye, dimensions variable
  • White Lawn, 2007, lightjet, 56 x 72 inches (142.2 x 182.9 cm)
  • Black Painted Lawn With White Fence, 2006, lightjet, 56 x 72 inches (142.2 x 182.9 cm)

Biography

born 1980, White Rock, B.C., Canada
lives and works in Vancouver, B.C., Canada


EDUCATION

1999-2003
BFA, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

1998-1999
¬Kwantlen College, Richmond, B.C., Canada


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2017
SHADE, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
off site: Andrew Dadson, Contemporary Art Gallery, New York, NY
Site For Still Life, curated by Nigel Prince, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada

2016
MADE VISIBLE, RaebervonStenglin, Zürich, Switzerland

2015
Painting (Islands), Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
AAA Art Altstetten Albisrieden, F+F School of Art and Media Design, Zürich, Switerland
Painting (Organic), David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Over the Sun, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2013
Suburban Suprematism, Galleria Franco Noero, Torino, Italy
paint pour, RaebervonStenglin, Zurich, Switzerland
WAITED, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2012
*The Brink: Andrew Dadson, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010
New Paintings and Visible Heavens, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA

2009
Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

2008
The baby still has oil in his ears, The Apartment, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2007
Evening all afternoon, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Galleria Franco Noero, Torino, Italy

2005
Neon Bank, Or Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2003
Aforementioned, Helen Pitt Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS 
(* indicates a publication)

2017
N. Vancouver, The Polygon, Vancouver, Canada

2016
Summer 2016: Collection Works, Rennie Collection at Wing Sang, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2014
De Pictura, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

2013
Les traces matérielles, la temporalité et le geste en art contemporain (Material Traces: Time and the Gesture in Contemporary Art), curated by Amelia Jones, Galerie Leonard & Bina Ellen, Université Concordia, Montreal, B.C., Canada

2012
Again and Again and Again, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Phantasmagoria, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2011
On the Nature of Things, Kamloops Art Gallery, Kamloops, B.C., Canada
*WYSIWYG: What You(ngs) See Is What You Get, Rosenblum & Friends Collection, Paris, France
Everything you can imagine is real…, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Orbiculuc, 304 days, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2010
Without you I’m Nothing, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Che cosa sono le nuvole?, Opere dalla Collezione Enea Righi, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
Summer Projects, Olympic Sculpture Park, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
Endgame, SlaughterhouseSpace, Healdsburg, CA

2009
Nothing to say and I am saying it, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Spite House, Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
Flower Power, curated by Andrea Busto, CRAA – Centro Ricerca Attaule, Villa Giulia, Verbania, Italy
Enacting Abstraction, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
The Tenth Annual RBC Painting Competition, The Rooms, St. John’s, N.L., Canada; Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, S.K., Canada; Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, A.B., Canada; Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2008
The Tenth Annual RBC Painting Competition, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, O.N., Canada; Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Q.C., Canada; The Power Plant, Toronto, O.N., Canada
Are you all right? You Look so…Orange, Galleri Erik Steen, Oslo, Norway
The tree: from the sublime to the social, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2007
Street Scene, curated by Lee Plested, Murray Guy Gallery, New York, NY

2006
Pardon Me, Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Republic Gallery, Prologue 1, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2005
Pardon Me, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal, Q.C., Canada
dedicated to you, but you weren’t listening, The Power Plant, Toronto, O.N., Canada

2004
At Play, curated by Sadira Rodrigues, Liu Haisu Museum, Shanghai, China

2003
*I am a Curator, curated by Per Hüttner, Chisenhale Gallery, London, England
It’s better inside, Video In, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2002
*Risk: Playing the Game, Belkin Satellite, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Backpacker ‘Work from Vancouver and Beyond’, London Biennale, London, England
Wreck Room, Art System, Toronto, O.N., Canada
Is it Today Already, Antisocial Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada

2001
Helen Pitt Gallery, Stylotech, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
LIVE Biennial of Performance Art, Western Front, Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Identity Dividers, (in collaboration with Matt Aiken), Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, B.C., Canada


GRANTS / AWARDS

2011
The Brink Award 2011, The Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
(* indicates non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2017
Sandals, Leah, “Bringing Skatepark to Still Life,” CanadianArt.ca, August 1, 2017

2016
Block, Franka, “Work by Canadian artist Andrew Dadson acquired for Norwich Castle Museum,” ContemporaryArtSociety.org, July 27, 2016
Jeppesen, Travis, “Andrew Dadson,” Artforum.com, Critics’ Picks, July 1, 2016
“Art Basel 2016 Reports Buoyant Sales To International Private Collections And Institutions,” Artlyst.com, June 20, 2016
Carey-Kent, Paul, “Art Review,” Artlyst.com, June 19, 2016
Forrest, Nicholas, “Art Basel Announces 2016 Parcours Sector Artworks,” enfr.BlouinArtInfo.com, May 20, 2016

2015
Mitchell, Grady, “Andrew Dadson”, Zero1Magazine.com, November 6, 2015
Dambrot, Shana Nys, “Excessivism: Irony, Imbalance and a New Rococo,” HuffingtonPost.com, September 23, 2015
Dabbagh, Jimmy, “Variations on a theme of picture,” DailyStar.com.lb, August 21, 2015
“Art this week: Jean Paul Langlois and more,” VancouverSun.com, August 18, 2015
Ollman, Leah, “Review, Andrew Dadson: At its dark heart, pure spectacle,” The Los Angeles Times, June 21, 2015
Miranda, Carolina A., “Datebook: A master of assemblage, art and AIDS, the selfie stick in sculpture,” LATimes.com, June 4, 2015
Pereira, Lorenzo, “Andrew Dadson at David Kordansky Gallery,” Widewalls.CH, May 31, 2015
Miranda, Carolina, A., “Datebook: Pictures of animals, layered abstraction, saving L.A.’s past,” LATimes.com, May 28, 2015
Griffin, Kevin, “Five reasons to see Andrew Dadson’s work at the Vancouver Art Gallery,” VancouverSun.com, May 8, 2015
“Dallas Art Fair 2015 draws out best works from galleries near and far,” Dallas.CultureMap.com, April 3, 2015
“Art this week: Allen Ginsberg’s photos and two Andrew Dadson shows,” VancouverSun.com, February 17, 2015

2014
“Purple Diary – Highlights from Miami Art Basel 2014, Miami Beach,” Purple.Fr, December 4, 2014
Griffin, Jonathan, “The New Dealer,” T Magazine, September 14, 2014, p. 124-128
Yablonsky, Linda, “Time and Time Again,” Artforum.com, June 17, 2014

2013
Byrd, Antawan I., and Reid Shier, Art Cities of the Future: 21st-Century Avant-Gardes, “Andrew Dadson”, First Edition, Phaidon Press, London, 2013, pp. 306-307
Jackson, Richard, “The Artists’ Artists: The recent work of Andrew Dadson,”Artforum, December 2013, pp. 107-108
Colman, David, “The Next Generation,” Architectural Digest, December 2013, pp. 60, 62, 66, 68
Shaw, Michael, “Continuing and Recommended: Andrew Dadson,” ArtScene, March 2013, pp. 17-18
Ito, Gregory, “Andrew Dadson at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles,”SFAQOnline.com, March 13, 2013

2012
*”Richard Jackson in conversation with Hans Ulrich Obrist,” Szakacs, Dennis,Richard Jackson: Ain’t Painting a Pain, Newport Beach and New York: Orange County Museum of Art and DelMonico Books/Prestel, 2012, pp. 142-159
*The Brink: Andrew Dadson, texts by Sara Krajewski, Jessica Powers and Reid Shier, Portland: Publication Studio, 2012
*WYSIWYG: What You(ngs) See Is What You Get, text by Timothée Chaillou, Paris: Rosenblum Collection Edition, 2012, p. 4-9
Speed, Mitch, “Phantasmagoria,” Frieze, October 2012, p. 252
Graves, Jen, “Andrew Dadson: Henry Art Gallery,” The Stranger Suggests, July 18, 2012
Malo, Cayley, “Phantasmagoria,” Decoy Magazine, July 3, 2012
McLellan, Ashley, “Phantasmagoria: Images Unveiled,” Canadian Art, June 28, 2012
“Andrew Dadson: The addition and its borders…,” Pébéo, June 2012

2011
*On the Nature of Things, texts by Patrik Andersson and Shep Steiner, Kamloops: Kamloops Art Gallery, 2011
Cottingham, Anne, “The Opening – Andrew Dadson,” Vancouver Is Awesome, April 28, 2011
Sandals, Leah, “Sitely Premises: The Backyard as Studio,” Canadian Art, April 28, 2011
Graves, Jen, “Andrew Dadson Wins the Brink!,” The Slog, April 14, 2011

2010
Powers, Jessica, “Summer Projects at the Olympic Sculpture Park,” Art Slant, July 19, 2010
Graves, Jen, “Trashed, Burned, Abandoned,” The Stranger, June 17, 2010
Hackett, Regina, “Andrew Dadson – Rot Faster,” Artsjournal.com, June 2, 2010
Powers, Jessica, “Into the Void with Andrew Dadson,” Art Slant, May 31, 2010
Henson, Julie, “Andrew Dadson at Lawrimore Project,” Daily Serving, May 18, 2010
McDowell, Tara, “Critics’ Picks: ‘Endgame': SlaughterhouseSpace,”Artforum.com, May 2, 2010

2009
Szewczyk, Monika, “There is something to nothing here,” Mousse, Issue 20, 2009, pp. 87-90
Conti, Tiziana, “Andrew Dadson/Galleria Franco Noero,” Exibart, November 2009

2008
Griffin, Kevin, “Artists paint Vancouver Proud,” Vancouver Sun, July 3-9, 2008, p. D8
“Artist shortlisted for $25,000 prize,” Peace Art News, July 9, 2008
*Dadson, Andrew, Visible Heavens: 1850-2008, edited by Kathy Slade, Vancouver and Zurich: ECI Press and JRP|Ringier, 2008
Rod, Arve, “Are you all right? You look so… orange,” DN Magasinet, November 2008

2007
Tolosano, Elisabetta, “Andrew Dadson,” Flash Art Italy, August-September, 2007, pp. 142
Bradford, Greggory, “Parallel Visions: Memory and the Loss of Place,” White Hot Magazine of Contemporary Art, Summer 2007

2006
Burnham, Clint, “Space invaders create lively, lovely show,” The Vancouver Sun, April 6-12, 2006, p. D17
Laurence, Robin, “Pardon Me tests privacy,” Georgia Straight, March 30, 2006, p. 60
Low, Anne, “Andrew Dadson,” C Magazine, Spring 2006, pp. 26-29
*Rimmer, Cate, Pardon Me, Vancouver and Montreal: Charles H. Scott Gallery and Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, 2006

2005
Crevier, Lyne, “Only You,” Ici, December 15-21, 2005, p. 47
Mavrikakis, Nicolas, “Partenariat public-privé,” Voir, December 1, 2005
Redfern, Christine, “Intruder Art,” Mirror, December 1-7, 2005, p. 53
Tousignant, Isa, “Polite Invasion,” Hour, December 1-7, 2005, p. 63
Sandals, Leah, “Dedicated to you, but you weren’t listening,” Canadian Art, Fall 2005, pp. 149-152
Sayej, Nadja, “Dedicated to you, but you weren’t listening, review,” Art Papers, July/August 2005, pp. 61-62
Low, Anne, “The Neon Bank Project,” Or Gallery Quarterly, Summer 2005, p. 5

2003
*McLaren, Duncan, Scott Rigby and Per Hüttner, I am a Curator, London: Chisenhale Gallery, 2006

2002
*Pickering, Jennifer and Clifford Lauson, Risk: Playing the Game, Vancouver: Belkin Satellite Gallery, University of British Columbia, 2002

    Selected Press

  • Artforum.com
    2016
    Andrew Dadson
    Travis Jeppesen
  • VancouverSun.com
    2015
    Five reasons to see Andrew Dadson’s work at the Vancouver Art Gallery
    Kevin Griffin
  • Zero1Magazine.com
    2015
    Andrew Dadson
    Grady Mitchell and Tina Shabani
  • Artforum
    2013
    The Artists' Artists: The recent work of Andrew Dadson
    Richard Jackson
  • The Brink: Andrew Dadson
    2012
    If the Grass Looks Greener, It's Probably Painted
    Jessica Powers
  • The Brink: Andrew Dadson
    2012
    Andrew Dadson and Reid Shier in Conversation
    Reid Shier
  • Mousse
    2009
    There is something to nothing here
    Monika Szewczyk
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