David Kordansky Gallery

  • There is no there there, 2016, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX, Installation view
  • Tierra Vaga, 2016, Fundación Casa Wabi, Oaxaca, Mexico, Installation view
  • Untitled, 2016, oil stick and color pencil on canvas, artist's frame, 105 3/4 x 84 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches (268.6 x 215.3 x 6 cm)
  • Untitled, 2016, oil stick and color pencil on canvas, artist's frame, 105 3/4 x 84 3/4 x 2 3/8 inches (268.6 x 215.3 x 6 cm)
  • Untitled, 2016, oil stick on canvas, 72 1/2 x 90 1/2 x 2 inches (184.2 x 229.9 x 5.1 cm)
  • Untitled, 2015, oil stick and pencil on canvas on wood panel, artist’s frame, 113 x 81 inches (287 x 205.7 cm)
  • Untitled, 2015, oil stick and pencil on canvas on wood panel, artist’s frame, 113 x 81 inches (287 x 205.7 cm)
  • 
The Great Acceleration, 2014, Taipei Biennal, Taiwan, Installation view
  • Ark, 2014, books and cardboard boxes, wooden palette, 54 x 34 x 24 inches (137.2 x 86.4 x 61 cm)
  • The higher powers command, 2014, mixed media, 'in situ' (black pigment, reflective adhesive floor, bench, airplane blanket), dimensions variable, Art Basel Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland, Installation view
  • The higher powers command, 2014, (detail) mixed media, 'in situ' (black pigment, reflective adhesive floor, bench, airplane blanket), dimensions variable, Art Basel Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland, Installation view
  • Untitled (AZ), 2014, steel and airplane blanket, 16 x 18 x 72 inches (40.6 x 45.7 x 182.9 cm)
  • Sunday Silence, 2014, concrete, 4 3/4 x 139 x 11 1/2 inches (12 x 353 x 29 cm)
  • Untitled (Seascape), 2014, pencil and oil stick on paper, 17 x 21 x 2 inches (43.3 x 53.5 x 4 cm)
  • Untitled (Seascape), 2014, pencil and oil stick on paper, 17 x 21 x 2 inches (43.3 x 53.5 x 4 cm)
  • Untitled, 2013, c-print mounted on Dibond, bronze frame, 16 x 20 inches (40.6 x 50.8 cm), unique
  • Untitled, 2013, oil stick on canvas, 78 3/4 x 52 1/2 inches (200 x 133.4 cm)
  • Un-Scene II, 2012, Wiels Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium, Installation view
  • Un-Scene II, 2012, Wiels Contemporary Art Centre, Brussels, Belgium, Installation view

Biography

born 1980, Brussels, Belgium
lives and works in New York, NY


EDUCATION

2007
MFA, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts Visuel de la Cambre, Brussels, Belgium


SELECTED SOLO / TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2017
The Charm…, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2016
*There is no there there, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Grand Flâneur, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Tierra Vaga, Fundación Casa Wabi, Oaxaca, Mexico

2015
C L E A R I N G, New York, NY

2014
*Winning Colors, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2013
*A Stone Left Unturned, curated by Simon Castets, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Eagle Mode, VeneKlasen Werner, Berlin, Germany
Anaconda Standard, C L E A R I N G, New York, NY
The End of Beans, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium

2012
Les Marquises, C L E A R I N G at The M Building, Miami, FL
Widows, Abtei Brauweiler, Pulheim, Germany
Triple Eagle, C L E A R I N G, New York, NY
Challenger Deep – Harold Ancart and Aaron Bobrow, C L E A R I N G at The M Building, Miami, FL

2011
Too Many Evidences Kill The Truth, VeneKlasen Werner, Berlin, Germany
Sous les Palmiers, la Plage, La Chaussette, Brussels, Belgium
Badlands – Harold Ancart and Jacob Kassay, C L E A R I N G, New York, NY
Rise, Rose, Risen – Harold Ancart and Esther Klaes, C L E A R I N G at Emily Harvey Foundation, Venice, Italy

2010
Material Perdu – Harold Ancart and Amir Mogharabi, IBID Projects, London, England

2009
Within Limits, LMAK Projects, New York, NY


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2016
High Anxiety: New Acquisitions, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Paper Paper, organized by Calvin Marcus and Donald Morgan, Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR; The Green Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
PLEASE HAVE ENOUGH ACID IN THIS DISH!, organized by Vinny Dotolo, M+B, Los Angeles, CA

2015
Myth/History II: Shanghai Galaxy, curated by Wu Hang, Yuz Museum, Shanghai

2014
Maybe It’s a Hum, Atelier Rouart, Paris, France
Europe, Europe, Arnstrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway
The Great Acceleration, Taipei Biennal, Taiwan
Hypothesis for an Exhibition, Dominique Levy, New York, NY
The Stuff that dreams are made of, too, C L E A R I N G, New York, NY
Memory Palaces, Carlier-Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
Harold Ancart, Kevin Beasley, Mateo López, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY

2013
Champs Elysées, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Old Black, Team Gallery, New York, NY
A Stone Left Unturned, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Ancart, Baker, Barrow, Beier…, Perrotin, Paris, France
I knOw yoU, IMMA at NCH, Dublin, Ireland

2012
Estate, curated by Lucie Fontaine, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Un-Scene II, Wiels, Brussels, Belgium
Vision Quest, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY
People on a Sunday, IBID Projects, London, England

2011
Melanchotopia, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Tranches de Savoir, C L E A R I N G at Payne Whitney House, New York, NY

2010
Lush Life, Salon 94, New York, NY
Displaced Divisions, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Out of the Box, Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY
Blood of a Poet, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
What a Difference a Day Makes, Andreas Grimm Gallery, Munich, Germany


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

2016
*There is no there there, text by David Breslin, Brussels: Triangle Books, 2016
*Driving is awesome, text by Harold Ancart, Brussels: Triangle Books, 2016
van Straaten, Laura, “In Miami, the Rubell Family Talks New Exhibitions, Forthcoming 100,000-Square-Foot Museum,” Artnet.com, News, November 30, 2016
Forbes, Alexander, “What Sold at Frieze London and Frieze Masters,” Artsy.net, October 8, 2016
Gerlis, Melanie, “The Art Market: London hosts Frieze and 1:54 African art fair,” FT.com, October 7, 2016
Muñoz-Alonso, Lorena, “Dealers Report a Flurry of Sales at Frieze London 2016,” Artnet.com, October 7, 2016
“10 Art Exhibitions You Need To Check Out This Month,” HighSnobiety.com, October 6, 2016
Forrest, Nicholas, “Frieze London and Frieze Masters Report Strong Preview Sales,” BlouinArtInfo.com, October 5, 2016
Kazanjian, Dodie, “Up Close and Personal,” Vogue, September 2016, pp. 731, 736-737
Muñoz-Alonso, Lorena, “See What Dealers Are Bringing to Frieze London,” Artnet.com, Art Fairs, September 29, 2016
“Harold Ancart @ David Kordansky,” 2-times.com, September 28, 2016
“Harold Ancart, David Kordansky Gallery, ‘Grand Flâneur’, ArtAddict.net, September 9, 2016
“Datebook: Harold Ancart’s Site-Specific Mural at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles,” BlouinArtInfo.com, September 7, 2016
“Drive, Draw, Dream,” Blau, Nr. 12, Summer 2016, pp. 66-73 (German)
Gottschalk, Molly, “Independent Brussels’s Debut Edition Brings the Dealer-First Fair Back to Its Roots”, Artsy.net, April 20, 2016

2015
Crow, Kelly, “Five Artists to Watch in Miami,” The Wall Street Journal, December 4, 2015, p. D1, D7
*Soft Places, text by Harold Ancart, Brussels: Triangle Books, 2015
Whittaker, Iona, “Harold Ancart,” Around Town, Frieze, no. 175, November-December 2015, p. 164
Hegert, Natalie, “Kamiar Maleki Turns a Passion for Collecting into an Exhibition—with an #instagramTwist,” Artslant.com, July 22, 2015
Ding, Chinnie, “Harold Ancart, C L E A R I N G,” Artforum.com, June 20, 2015
“Joseph Dirand’s 10 favourite things,” Vogue.com.au, May 7, 2015
Baumgardner, Julie, “Paris Photo L.A.’s Favorite Couple Shares Their Hometown Haunts,” NYTimes.com, April 30, 2015
Tarmy, James, “The Babies of the 1980s Are Taking Over the Art Market,” Bloomberg.com, February 13, 2015

2014
“The Talent List: 73 Future Art Stars,” Baku, Winter, 2014, pp. 122-127
“Begum Yasar’s Hypothesis,” WMagazine.com, December 16, 2014
Schachter Kenny, “Of Spec-u-lectors and Drug-Dealing Art Advisers: Kenny Schachter at the New York Auctions,” Artnews.com, November 18, 2014
Steverlynck, Sam, “Naar Een Nieuw Tentoonstellingsmodel,” H Art, October 16, 2014, p. 26
Buegen, Christine, “Harold Ancart,” H Art, September 25, 2014
Steverlynck, Sam, “”Fabian Jean Villanueva’s Tips For The Week,” AGENDAmagazine.be, September 24, 2014, p. 17
“Harold Ancart / Winning Colors,” TheKinsky.com, September 18, 2014
Janitz, Maler Robert, “In New York finden sie meine Falten Wohl Charmant,” DieWelt.com, September 17, 2014
“Le pouvoir suggestif des formes, des images et des objets,” La Libre, Arts Libre, September 12-18, 2014
“Harold Ancart Brings Serene ‘Seascape’ and Sculptures to Brussels,” Artsy.net, September 12, 2014
“Galerieseizoen van start in Brussel en Antwerpen,” Media.com, September 12, 2014, p. 8
“Kunstdagen: Art in Brussels,” Trends.be, Agenda, September 11, 2014, p. 128
Vermeulen, Pieter, “Harold Ancart bij Xavier Hufkens,” H Art,, September 4, 2014
Steverlynck, Sam, “Voyage Voyage,” AGENDAmagazine.be, September 9, 2014, p.43
“The Artsy Guide to Brussels Art Days,” Artsy.net, September 9, 2014
Antoniak, Matt, “Harold Ancart: Winning Colors,” Discover Benelux, States of Art, September 2014, p. 70
“Hedendaagse Kunst: Antwerpse rentree,” Trends.be, August 28, 2014, p. 100
“Berlin Art Week,” E-Flux.com, July 17, 2014
Baumgardner, Julia, “Begum Yasar’s Hypothesis,” WMagazine.com, July 16, 2014
Cashdan, Marina, “Your Art Basel Cheat Sheet: Skip the Crowds and Go Straight to These,” Huffingtonpost.com, June 19, 2014
“Your Art Basel Cheat Sheet: Skip the Crowds and Go Straight to These,” HuffingtonPost.com, Arts, June 19, 2014
“The Stuff Dreams Are Made Of, Too,” Artefuse.com, June 13, 2014
Marrin, Megan, “An Artist’s View of Brussels,” NYTimes.com, T Magazine, Itinerary, April 23, 2014
Carmichael, Elisa and Seth Carmichael, “25 Artists to Watch in 2014,” Complex.com, January 6, 2014

2013
*A Stone Left Unturned, texts by Simon Castets and Lucy R. Lippard, Paric: Yvon Lambert Gallery, 2013
“Harold Ancart ‘Eagle Mode’ at VeneKlasen/Werner, Berlin,” Mousse.com, December 3, 2013
Young, Dean,”Falling Leaves,” NYTimes.com, T Magazine, A Picture and a Poem, September 12, 2013
Demeulemeester, Thijs, “Wie Koopt Dat?,” De Tijd, May 4, 2013, p. 49
Drake, Cathy, “Global Entry,” Artforum.com, April 30, 2013
Lorent, Claude, “Nouvelle galerie et artiste en vue,” L’actu, Arts Libre, April 26 – May 2, 2013, p. 3
“Abstract. Current Process and Hybridity,” Yareah.com, February 26, 2013

2012
Dumalin, Caroline, “Beeldende kunst – terugblik,” De Witte Raaf, Number 159, September/October 2012, p. 13
Bayar, Devrim, “Harold Ancart,” Le Salon, September 2012
“‘People on Sunday’ and Harold Ancart, Rallou Panagiotou and Colin Snapp at Ibid Projects, London,” Mousse.com, July 30, 2012
“Expo Wiels – 1 Harold Ancart,” LeSoir.com, June 16, 2012

2011
Kirszenbaum, Martha, “Harold Ancart ‘Sous les palmiers, la plage’ at La Chaussette, Brussels,” Kaleidoscope.com, blog, May 28, 2011

    Selected Press

  • Frieze
    2015
    Harold Ancart
    Iona Whittaker
  • Artforum.com
    2015
    Harold Ancart
    Chinnie Ding
  • Le Salon
    2012
    Harold Ancart
    Devrim Bayar
  • Kaleidoscope
    2011
    Harold Ancart 'Sous les palmiers, la plage' at La Chaussette
    Martha Kirszenbaum
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