Born 1975, Hampton, Virginia, USA
Lives and Works in Brooklyn, New York, USA

Education
State University, OH, BFA

Solo Exhibitions

2023
Strange Strings: The Rhizome As It Is Employed In The Mapping Of The Psyche
, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2022
Richard Aldrich: Shadowrun, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Richard Aldrich, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo, Japan
An Exploration of How Time Only Exists in Half Steps, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome, Italy

2021
Richard Aldrich, Modern Art, Bury St, London, UK

2020
Richard Aldrich, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2019
Richard Aldrich, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London, UK
Sings, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

2018
Enter The Mirror, Bortolami Gallery, New York, USA

2017
Richard Aldrich, Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery, San Francisco, USA
FUN HOUSE, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2016
MDD, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
Time Stopped, Time Started, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Eight Paintings, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

2015
Ten Years of Richard Aldrich from the Collection of Bob Nickas, White Columns, New York, USA

2014
Richard Aldrich, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Richard Aldrich, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2013
Forget Your Dreams, All You Need is Love/A Day In The Life, Bortolami Gallery, New York, USA
Twins, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo, Japan
The Words of Tuck Tuck Tuck, Karma Bookstore, New York, USA

2012
Half of What I Say, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2011
New Work: Richard Aldrich, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Once I Was…, Bortolami, New York, USA
Museo, Corvi-Mora, London, UK
Richard Aldrich and the 19th Century French Painting, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St Louis, USA

2010
Slide Paintings, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA
Richard Aldrich, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

2009
Richard Aldrich, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Art Statement, Art I 40 I Basel, Switzerland
Richard Aldrich, Bortolami, New York, USA

2008
Narrative with 5 Characters, Corvi-Mora, London, UK

2007
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA
Paintings, Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2006
Richard Aldrich, Corvi-Mora, London, UK

2004
Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York, USA

Selected Performances

2013
An American Tuk Tuk in Paris, Green Tea Gallery, Paris, France

2012
A Ridding, Regina Rex, Brooklyn, USA

2011
Mandolin, Bortolami Gallery, New York, USA
Hurray, Renwick Gallery, New York, USA

2009
Real Rags, New Jersey, Basel, USA
Real Rags with Jeffrey Perkins, Bortolami Gallery, New York, USA

2008
Real Rags, Test: Arte Contemporanea, Lisbon, Portugal
An Evening With Cinema Zero, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, USA

2006
NDP the Movie (with Hurray) The Kitchen, New York, USA

Selected Bibliography

2018
“Richard Aldrich’s Elliptical Paths Through Language”, Natalie Haddad, Hyperallergic, April 2018 “Richard Aldrich: Enter The Mirror”, David Rhodes, The Brooklyn Rail, April 2018

2016
“Painters’ Painters,” Martin Gayford, Saatchi Gallery, November 2016 “Terry Winters,” interviewed by Richard Aldrich, Matthew Marks Gallery, November, 2016 “Richard Aldrich on the Plurality of Painting,” Calum Sutherland, The Japan Times, April 2016 “What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week,” Roberta Smith, The New York Times, March 2016

2015
“The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,” Aran H. Merjan, Frieze, April, 2015
“Painting Now,” Suzanne Hudson, Thames & Hudson, 2015
“Formal Attires,” David Geers, “Freize, March, 2015
“Seeing it Now,” Mary Ann Caws, The Brooklyn Rail, March, 2015
“Forever Now Tomorrow,” Barbara Rose, The Brooklyn Rail, March, 2015
“Structure Rising: On MoMA’s Painting Survey,” David Salle, ArtNews, March, 2015
“In The Studio: Richard Aldrich,” Ross Simonini, Art in America, February 2015

2014
“The Paintbrush in the Digital Era,” Roberta Smith, The New York Times, December
11, 2014
“The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,” Laura Hoptman.
MoMA, New York, 2014
“The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World,” Margaret Ewing.
MoMA, New York, 2014
“It’s Not About What This Painting Does,” Richard Aldrich, Mousse Magazine,
December, 2014
“Goings On About Town,” The New Yorker, July 21, 2014
“Hypothesis for an Exhibition,” Begum Yasar, Dominque Lévy, 2014
“Painting is a Painting is a Painting,” Ben Eastham, Elephant, Spring, 2014
“Richard Aldrich,” Cynthia Nadelman, Artnews, February, 2014

2013
“The Inevitable Figuration”, Davide Ferri, Silvana Editoriale, 2013
‘Going On About Town”, The New Yorker, August 12, 2013
“Bull Tongue”, Thurston Moore, Byron Coley, Arthur Magazine, April 2013
“Richard Aldrich and Josh Brand”, Andrew Long, Doingbird, Winter 2013

2012
“September”, Satoru Nagoya, Flash Art, November, 2012
“Progresion of Forms: The Art of Daan Van Golden”, Richard Aldrich, Artforum, Summer 2012
“Neo-Modern”, David Geers, October, Winter 2012

2011
Griffin, Jonathon, “Vitamin P2”, Phaidon, 201
Nickas, Bob, “Catalogue of the Exhibition 1984-2011”, 2nd Cannons Publications, 2011
Heninrich, Will, “Richard Aldrich “Once I Was…” at Bortolami…”, NY Observer, September 27, 2011
Prince, Mark, “Richard Aldrich”, Art in America, September, 2011
Kitamura, Katie, “Time Again”, Art Monthly, July-August, 2011
Nash, Forrest, “Despite Their Dissimilar Features”, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 2011
Fried, Laura, “Painting and Silence (Waving My Arms in the Air)”, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, 2011
Navarro, Mariano, “Abstraccion Racional”, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, 2011
Landi, Ann, “Dear Picasso”, Art News, May, 2011
Coomer, Martin, “Provisional Painting”, Time Out London, May, 2011
Meade, Fionn, “Time Again”, Sculpture Center, 2011
Saltz, Jerry, Critics Pick, New York Magazine, April 25, 2011
Thompson, Anne, Critics Picks, Artforum.com, 2011
Bronson, Ellie, “Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection”, Dayton Art Institute, 2011

2010
Fiduccia, Joanna & Holte, Michael Ned, “New Abstract Painting”, Kaleidoscope, Winter, 2010
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah, “Richard Aldrich”, Artforum, November, 2010
Knight, Christopher, LA Times, October 1, 2010
Haddad, Natalie, “Focus: Richard Aldrich”, Frieze, October, 2010
Smith, Roberta, “Le Tableau: French Abstraction and Its Affinities”, The New York Times, June 2, 2010
Buchmaier, Barbara, “Ready-Made Painting”, Spike Art Quarterly, Summer, 2010
Busta, Caroline, “Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and the Ready-Made Gesture” May, Issue 03, 2010
Graw, Isabelle & Hochdorfer, Achim, “There Is No Such Thing as ‘Painting’”, Texte Zur Kunst, Issue 77, March, 2010
Falconer, Morgan, “Besides, With, Against, and Yet”, Frieze, March, 2010
Saltz , Jerry, “Change We Can Believe In” New York Magazine, March 8, 2010
Meade, Fionn, “ Whitney Biennial 2010”, Whitney/Yale, 2010
Hudson, Suzanne, “Besides, With, Against, and Yet”, Artforum, February, 2010
“MicroTate” Tate Etc., Issue 18-Spring, 2010

2009
“The Artists’ Artist”, Artforum, December, 2009
Nickas, Bob, “Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstract Painting”, Phaidon, 2009
Rubinstein, Raphael, “Provisional Painting”, Art in America, May 2009
Turner, Kai, ArtNews, May 2009
Rabottini, Alessandro, “Coming From Many Places”, Interview, Mousse, April/May, 2009
Mack, Joshua, “Reviews Marathon, New York” Art Review, April, 2009
Rothkopf, Scott, “Openings: Richard Aldrich”, Artforum, April, 2009
Wilson, Michael, “Richard Aldrich” Artforum, March, 2009
Smith, Roberta, The New York Times, February 6, 2009
Griffin, Nora, The Brooklyn Rail, February, 2009
Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, January 26, 2009
Contemporary Art Daily, “Week in Review : January 18, 2009”, contemporaryartdaily.com January 18, 2009 Gartenfeld, Alex “Questionnaire: Richard Aldrich is Serious!” Interviewmagazine.com January 8, 2009
“New York Artists Dictionary Part 1”, Flash Art, January/February, 2009
Herbert, Martin “Reviews Marathon, London” Art Review, January/February, 2009
2008 Holte, Michael Ned, “Buoys, Props and Signs: Richard Aldrich & Lisa Williamson” Artlies.org, Winter 2008
Holte, Michael Ned, “The Best of 2008” Artforum, December, 2008
Lavrador, Judicael, “Qu’est Que La Peinture Aujoud’hui?” Beaux Arts Editions,

2008
Kitamura, Katie, Frieze.com, November 17, 2008
Butler, Connie “Looking Back: Emerging Artists” Frieze, January/February, 2008

2007
Brooks, Amra, “Our Favorite Shows and Artifacts” LA Weekly, December 26, 2007
Brooks, Amra, Must See Art, LA Weekly, December 12, 2007
Bedford, Christopher, Critic’s Picks, Artforum.com, 2007
Banai, Nuit “Introducing”, Modern Painters December 2007
Huberman, Anthony, “I Heart Information”, Afterall, Autumn/Winter 2007
Nickas, Bob, “Steven Parrino”, Artforum, September 2007
Smith, Roberta, “In These Shows, the Material is the Message”, The New York Times, August 10, 2007
Coburn, Tyler, “”Build it High: Laying Bricks”, Art Review, July and August 2007
Persman, Joanna, “In the Borderland Between Abstraction and Figuration”, Svenska Dagbladet, June 2, 2007 Landes, Jennifer, “A Show With Chutzpah”, The East Hampton Star, May 2007
Beasley, Mark, “Music is a Better Noise”, Frieze, April 2007
Klein, Jennie, “Bunch Alliance and Dissolve”, Art Papers, March/April 2007
Saltz, Jerry, “Non-Specific Objects” Modern Painters, March 2007
“Viva”, Modern Painters, March 2007

2006
Smith, Roberta, “Menace, Glitter and Rock in Visions of Dystopia” The New York Times, December 29, 2006 Kessler, Sarah, “Musical Chairs” Art Krush, December 13, 2006
Smith, Roberta, “Raoul De Keyser” The New York Times, November 17, 2006
Nunez-Fernandez, Lupe, “Richard Aldrich”, Saatchi Gallery, June 2006
Bennett, Alissa & Clifton, Michael “In Absence of the Figure”, Issue Magazine, March 2006
Fyfe, Joe. Catalog essay for “UT Artist in Residence Bienniel 2006”, 2006

2005
Lewis, Sarah. Catalog essay for “Greater New York 2005”, 2005
Saltz, Jerry. “Dire Diary,” The Village Voice, April 25, 2005
Scott, Andrea. “Don’t Miss: Lesser New York,” Time Out New York, April 7, 2005
Scott, Andrea. “Local Heroes,” Time Out New York, March 31, 2005
Smith, Roberta. “KA/VH:RA/AG”, New York Times, March 18, 2005
Gschwandter, Sabrina. “DJ Funnywalk” Interview, Knit Knit, 2005
Wilson, Michael. “Beers for peers”, ArtForum Diary, March 16, 2005
Holte, Michael Ned. Critics’ Picks, Artforum.com, 2005

2004
Scott, Andrea. Time Out New York Magazine, July 7, 2004
Smith, Roberta. The New York Times, July 2, 2004
Bellini, Andrea. “Panorama Pittura”, Flash Art Italia, April 2004
Bellini, Andrea and Sonia Campagnola. “Dictionary of New York Painters”, Flash Art Italia, April 2004

Group Exhibitions

2023
To Bend the Ear of the Outer World: Conversations on contemporary abstract painting, Gagosian, London, UK
Fusion in Serendipity,
YANG ARTS, Taipei, Taiwan
Beautiful, Vivid, Self-contained (c
urated by David Salle), Hill Art Foundation, New York, USA

2022
Friends in a Field: Conversations with Raoul De Keyser, Mu.ZEE, Ostend, Belgium
Di Semplicità e di brivido,
P420, Bologna, Italy
Entre Centre et Absence
, Loong Mah, New York, USA
An Exhibition with Little Information, Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Busan, South Korea
My Pick, Cadan Yurakucho, Tokyo, Japan

2021
Richard Aldrich, Ei Arakawa, Virginia Overton, Bortolami, New York, USA
Group Show, Modern Art, London, UK
Abstraction!, Cadan Yurakucho, Tokyo, Japan
New Visions: After De Keyser, David Zwirner, OVR, Hong Kong, China
Approaches to Painting — Reprise, Root K Contemporary, Tokyo, Japan

2020
J U N E, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2019
Abstraction: Aspects of Contemporary Art, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Another Music in a Different Kitchen: Studio Recordings and Records, Karma Bookstore, New York, USA
Head Shoulders Knees and Toes, Parapet Real Humans, St. Louis, USA
United Brothers’ Fukushima Android Series Franchise, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris, France

2018
Trance, Aïshti Foundation, Antelias, Lebanon
The Scent of Images – Works of the colección OLOR VISUAL, Barcelona, Spain
Kunst und Kulturstiftung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim am Main, Germany
Use Your Illusion, Herald St, London, UK
Defacement, THE CLUB, Tokyo, Japan
Inherent Structure, Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
The Myriad Forms of Visual Art: 196 Works with 19 Themes, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Let’s See Action, curated by MISAKO & ROSEN, Pollock Gallery, Southern Methodist University, Dallas, USA
Doyers, New York, USA

2017
Social Surfaces: A Fundraising Exhibition, Artists Space, New York, USA
Children’s Games, ADN collection, Bolzano, Italy
Get Outta That Spaceship and Fight Like a Man, Franklin Parrash Gallery, New York, USA
The Collectors Home, Aviskari Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2021, Sydney, Sydney, Australia
University of Disasters, Bortolami, New York, USA
Condo 2017, dépendance at Maureen Paley, London, UK

2016
Painters’ Painters, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
The Lasting Concept, Portland Museum of Contemporary Art, Portland, USA
M A R C H, Natalie Seroussi at dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Nice Weather, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, USA

2015
Theory of The Duende, Fundación Federico García, Grenada, Spain
Works on Paper, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
The Radiants
, Bortolami x Green Tea Gallery, New York, USA
New Acquisitions, The University of Manchester, The Whitworth, Manchester, UK

2014
The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, MoMA, New York, USA
Hypothesis for an Exhibition, Dominique Lévy, New York, USA
Biennale of Painting: The touch of the Painter, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
Abstract Possibilities 2, Bjorkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
The Hawker, Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Painting: A Love Story, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, USA

2013
My Crippled Friend, Columbus College of Art and Design, USA
Why Not Live For Art? II, Tokyo City Opera, Tokyo, Japan
Roving Signs, Mathew Marks, New York, USA
10 Years, Wallspace, New York, USA
LAT. 41° 7’N., LONG. 72° 19’ W, Martos Gallery, East Marion, USA

2012
Out Of The Blue, Bortolami Gallery, New York, USA
Twenty Years After, Bjorkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
September, Misako and Rosen, Tokyo, Japan
If There Would Be a Face, This Would Be a Cat, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Soundworks, ICA, London, UK
How Do It Know, Essex Street, New York, USA
Risk + Reward, Foster Gallery at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, USA

2011
The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, USA
Straw, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK
Catalogue of the Exhibition, Triple V Gallery, Paris, France
Time Again, Sculpture Center, New York, USA
With One Color, Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York, USA
Provisional Painting, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
Five Easy Pieces, Galeria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art From the Dicke Collection, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, USA
Rational Abstraction, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

2010
Painting Extravaganza, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy
Re-Dressing, Bortolami, New York, USA
New Work From New York, Golden Gallery, Chicago, USA
Gradation, Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon, Portugal
Next Generation, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Le Tableau, Cheim and Read, New York, USA
Exhibition #3, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, USA
Feint Art, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Whitney Biennial 2010, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Off The Wall, Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden

2009
Doors, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain
Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and The Ready-Made Gesture, The Kitchen, New York, USA
Cave Painting Installment #1, Gresham’s Ghost, New York, USA
Richard Aldrich, Zak Prekop, Lesley Vance, Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
My Summer Show, Galerie LeLong, New York, USA
Abstractionists Unite! Who Give You Just Enough To Last a Lifetime, The Glendale College of Art Gallery, Glendale, USA
Cave Painting, PSM Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Collection of…, White Columns, New York, USA
Strip/Stripe, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, USA
House Call, Three’s Company, New York, USA

2008
Sphinxx, Modern Art, London, UK
Catawampus (for H.D.), Midway Contemporary Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Le Tableau, Cheim and Read, New York, USA
Exhibition #3, The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, USA
Feint Art, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
Whitney Biennial 2010, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
Off The Wall, Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden
Black Noise, CNEAI, Chatou, France

2007
Black Noise, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
Catawampus (for H.D.), Shane Campbell, Chicago, USA
People Take Pictures of Each Other, LaMontagne Gallery, Boston, USA
Laying Bricks, Wallspace, New York, USA
Bastard Creature, Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France
Abstract Paintings and a Sculpture, Fireplace Project, East Hampton, USA
Richard Aldrich & Meredyth Sparks, Elizabeth Dee, New York, USA
Painting as Fact, Fact as Fiction, de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich, Switzerland
M R A I T C T H A A N M D Y, The Mandrake, Los Angeles, USA
The Back Room, Celda Contemporánea, Mexico City, Mexico
Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France

2006
Bunch Alliance and Dissolve, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA
Music is a Better Noise, P.S.1, New York, USA
Flesh Records, Haswellediger, New York, USA
An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Endless Summer, West London Projects, London, UK
Audio, Cabinet des Estampes, Geneva, Switzerland
Surfing the Surface, Galleria Paolo Bonzano, Rome, Italy
Supports, Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA

2005
Richard Aldrich + Paul-Aymar Mourgue d’Algue, Galleria Paolo Bonzano, Rome, Italy
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA
Lesser New York, Fia Backstrom Production, Brooklyn, USA
Greater New York 2005, P.S.1 New York, USA
KA/VH:RA/AG, Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York, USA
Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, USA

2003
The Club in the Shadow, Kenny Schachter Gallery, New York, USA

Selected Collections

Aïshti Foundation, Antelias, Lebanon
Il Giardino dei Lauri, San Litardo, Città della Pieve, Italy
Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
The Rachofsky Collection, Dallas, USA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
The Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester, UK