Joe Bradley

Born, Maine
Lives and works in New York


BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence

Solo Exhibitions

"Lotus Beaters," Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
“Pigpen,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland

“Pigpen,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland

“Duckling Fantasy,” Almine Reich Gallery, Paris, France
“Mouth and Foot Painting,” Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
“Human Form,” CANADA, New York

“Freeks,” Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

Fortescue Avenue/Jonathan Viner, London, UK
“Eat at Joe's,” Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
“Like a Turkey Through Corn,” Peres Projects, Los Angeles

“Schmagoo Paintings,” CANADA, New York

“Knew Wurk,” Greener Pastures Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada
Peres Projects, Los Angeles
Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

“Kurgan Waves,” CANADA, New York
PS 1 Contemporary Art, Long Island City

“Project Room,” ConTEMPorary, New York

“New Paintings,” Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston

Selected Group Exhibitions

"Draw Gym," 247365 & KnowMoreGames, New York (organized by Briian Belott)
"An-Americana," co-organized by the American Academy in Rome and Depart Foundation, American Academy in Rome (curated by Vincenzo de Bellis)
"Summer Drawings," The Journal Gallery, New York
"Cinematic Visions: Painting at the Edge of Reality," Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK
"EXPO1: New York," MoMA PS1, Long Island City
"White Collar Crimes," Acquavella Galleries, New York (curated by Vito Schnabel)

“Epiphany,” Gavin Brown’s enterprise, Harlem, New York (with Dan Colen)
“Group Shoe,” Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York (curator)
“Portrait of a Generation,” The Hole, New York
“Painting Now,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland
"The Spirit Level," Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Le Printemps de Septembre,” Toulouse, France (curated by Anne Pontengie)
“Sculptures, Objects,” Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland

“Shape Language,” Niclole Klagsburn, New York
“In There, Out Here,” Leo Koenig Gallery, New York
“Chris Martin and Joe Bradley,” Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York
Insider/Outsider, Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon, Portugal

“Abstract America,” Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
“New York Minute,” MACRO Foundation, Rome, Italy
“Huma Bhabha, Joe Bradley, Jason Fox, Baker Overstreet, Aurel Schmidt,” Paolo Curti
Gallery, Milan, Italy
“Joe Bradley, Mario Correa, Allison Miller, Alex Olsen,” Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Forgotten in the Smile,” ENVOY, New York
“Minneapolis,” Peres Project, Los Angeles
“Whaddya Wanna Be a Flower?,” Alexander and Bonin, New York
“Slough,” David Nolan Gallery, New York
“ab-strac-tion-al,” Museum 52, New York
“The New Yorkers,” V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Leaves of Ash,” Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris, France

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (curated by Henriette Huldisch and Shamim Momin)
"Constraction", Deitch Projects, New York
"ambivalent figuration; people", Samson Projects, Boston

“Dangling Man,” Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
“Cabinet of Curiosities,” Journal Gallery, Brooklyn
“Heralds of Creative Anachronism,” D'Amelio Terras, New York
“Beneath the Underdog,” Gagosian Gallery, New York
“Joe Bradley, Ann Craven, Dana Frankfort, Keith Mayerson,” Zach Feuer Gallery, New
“Silicone Valley,” PS1 Contemporary Art, Long Island City
“Crystal Crunch,” Perugi Artecontemporanea, Padua, Italy
“Joe Bradley and Sarah Braman,” Dicksmith Gallery, London, UK
“Beyond the Zero,” Peres Projects, Athens, Greece

“Goose Steppin,” ATM Gallery, New York
“Under Pressure,” Art:Concept, Paris, France
“MANGOES,” Peres Projects, Los Angeles
“AXIS OF PRAXIS,” Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis
“(CANA)RICO?,” Galeria Comercial, San Juan, Puerto Rico
“Searching for Love & Fire,” David Castillo Gallery, Miami

“New York’s Finest,” CANADA, New York

“Under the Sun,” Greener Pastures Contemporary Art, Toronto, Canada

“Joy to the Max,” ATM Gallery, New York
“No Platform, Just a Trampoline,” Marcus Ritter Gallery, New York
“Art Band,” Capitale, New York
“Gone Fishing,” Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston
“What's Growing in Your Garden,” ATM Gallery, New York

“Friends and Family,” Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York

“Here Comes Rhody,” Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston

Selected Bibliography

Quagliata, Gail Victoria Braddock, "Joe Bradley: Lotus Beaters," The Brooklyn Rail, July
Bushman, M. "New York - Joe Bradley 'Lotus Beaters'...," ArtObserved, June
Halle, Howard, "Joe Bradley, 'Lotus Beaters'," Time Out, June
"26 Questions for Protean Painter Joe Bradley," Blouin ArtInfo, June
"White Collar Crimes," The New Yorker, March
"New York Artists Now," GalleristNY, February

Johnson, Ken, Review, The New York Times, July 30
“HW Pick: Gavin Brown’s Group Show in Harlem,” harlem world, May 6
Yablonsky, Linda, "The Rondinone Spirit," T-Magazine, March 27
Russeth, Andrew, “Top Ten Gallery Shows: ‘The Spirit Level’,” The Observer Magazine, March 19

Boucher, Brian, “Joe Bradley,” ArtReview, March
Bui, Phong, “In Coversation with Joe Bradley,” The Brooklyn Rail, February
Grauer, Phil, "Joe Bradley," The Journal, Entry No. 30
Wallin, Yasha, “Cave Painter: Joe Bradley,” Art in, January 5

Hartman, Darrell, “Portugal Looks Downtown,” Art in America, July
Latimer, Quinn, “Brightest in Show,” Art in America, June
Schambelan, Elizabeth, “Joe Bradley and Chris Martin,” ArtForum, September
Smith, Roberta, “Art in Review: Joe Bradley and Chris Martin,” The New York Times, March 12

Berwick, Carly, “Color Forms,” ARTnews, January, p. 88-89
Blair, Dike, "A Conversation: Dike Blair and Joe Bradley,” BOMB Magazine, Summer, p. 80-87
Hromack, Sarah, “Art in America at the Armory,” Art in America, March
Pagel, David, “Joe Bradley at Peres Projects,” The Los Angeles Times, April 10
Rubinstein, Raphael, “Provisional Painting,” Art in America, May
Sharp, Chris, “The Idiots,” ArtReview, May
Stillman, Nick, “Joe Bradley, CANADA,” ArtForum, January, p. 213

Cash, Stephanie and David Ebony, “Armory Show,” Art in America, May
Cotter, Holland, "Art's Economic Indicator," The New York Times, March 7
Cotter, Holland, "Lower East Side: Art Shoehorned Amid Charm," The New York Times, November 14
Gartenfeld, Alex, “Joe Bradley,” ArtForum, November 15
Lacayo, Richard, "The Simple Life," Time Magazine, March 24, p. 71
Murkus, David, “Hungover at Whitney,” The Brooklyn Rail, April
O’Neill-Butler, Lauren, “Subtraction,” ArtFourm, July
"Salon XXIV," The Journal, Entry No. 24, p. 76-109
Saltz, Jerry, "When Cool Turns Cold," New York Magazine, March 13
Schmerler, Sarah, "Off the Wall," The New York Post, March 8
Schuker, Lauren A. E., "The Fine Art of Less,” The Wall Street Journal, March
Sharp, Chris, “Joe Bradley,” Frieze Magazine, February
Smith, Roberta, "Smooth and Safe at Pier 94," The New York Times, March 28
Stern, Steven, “Whitney Biennial 2008,” Frieze Magazine, May 5

Grayson, Kathy, "In Focus Joe Bradley," The Journal, Summer
“Joe Bradley, Ann Craven, Dana Frankfort, Keith Mayerson,” The New Yorker, August 20
Schmidt, Jason, "Art in Progress," V Magazine, February

Lavrador, Judicaël, “Under Pressure,” Les Inrockuptibles, October 31
Maine, Stephen, "Down East," Art In America, May, p. 65
Jonhson, Ken, "Art in Review: Kurgan Waves," The New York Times, February 17

Smith, Roberta, "Art in Review: New York's Finest," The New York Times, May 22

Smith, Roberta, "Art in Review: Joy to the Max," The New York Times, January 9

Heuer, Megan, "Eunice Kim and Joe Bradley, Joy to the Max," The Brooklyn Rail, February
Schwendener, Martha, "No Platform, Just a Trampoline,", June 28


“Joe Bradley & Chris Martin,” Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York
“Abstract America,” Rizzoli, New York
“New York Minute: Sixty Artists on the New York Scene,” O.H.W.O.W., New York

 “Whitney Biennial 2008” (Whitney Biennial) Huldisch, Henriette and Shamim M. Momin Yale University Press, p. 106-107

 “Joe Bradley: TUFF STUFF,” PictureBox, New York