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biography of Dennis ADAMS (1948-1990)

Personal data


Birth : 1948 - Des Moines IA Iowa, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Representatives

Kent Gallery – 541 west 25th Street – New York NY, United States


Education

1969 : Drake University (BFA) – Des Moines IA, United States
1971 : Tyler School of Art – Temple University (MFA) – 7725 Penrose Avenue – Elkins Park PA, United States

Professional data


Work and Life

1978:He produced his first public work in ten windows on the outside of a city owned parking garage in Manhattan, he has recontextualized photographic images in public spaces.
Adams has made several public projects.

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Installation
Photography :

Subject

space/environment

Works

Outtake
Date of creation : 1998
Medium : Installation
 
La Maison pour Joséphine Baker
Date of creation : 1995
Medium : Installation
Materials : glass-aluminium-water-plexiglas
Size : 134 x 176 x 81 cm
 
Fallingwater
Date of creation : 1988
Medium : Installation
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie – Paris, France
05/25/2002 – 07/13/2002

Kent Gallery – New York NY, United States
05/18/2002 – 06/28/2002

2001

Seize
Contemporary Museum – Baltimore MD, United States
2001

Afwekplaats for small cars
Witte de With – Rotterdam, Netherlands
2001

Bus Shelter IV
Museum für Gegenwartskunst – Siegen, Germany
2001

1994

Retrospective
Contemporary Arts Museum – Houston TX, United States
1994

Retrospective
MUHKA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst / Museum of Contemporary Art – Antwerp, Belgium
1994

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie – 24 Rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie – Paris, France

2003

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie – 24 Rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie – Paris, France

2002

FIAC, n°29
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/24/2002 – 10/28/2002
Represented by : Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie – 24 Rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie – Paris, France

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie – 24 Rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie – Paris, France

2001

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie – 24 Rue Sainte Croix de la Bretonnerie – Paris, France

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Kent Fine Art Gallery – 41 East 57th Street – New York NY, United States


Group exhibitions

2004

Constructed Image
Kent Gallery – New York NY, United States
12/09/2004 – 01/29/2005

2003

Regarde, il neige (schizogéographie de la vie quotidienne)
Centre national d’art et de paysage – Vassivière, France
10/18/2003 – 03/07/2004

2002

Vidéo Topiques tours et retours de l’art vidéo
MAMCS Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain – Strasbourg, France
10/17/2002 – 02/02/2003

2001

Double Vision / Photographs from the Strauss Collection
University Art Museum – California State University, Long Beach – Long Beach CA, United States
2001

2000

Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial Exhibition
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
03/23/2000 – 06/04/2000

One thing after another – Open Ends
MoMA Museum of Modern Art – New York NY, United States
2000

1999

Comfort Zone. Furniture by Artists
PaineWebber Gallery – New York NY, United States
1999

Stimuli
Witte de With – Rotterdam, Netherlands
11/20/1999 – 02/13/2000

The Promise of Photography : selections from the DG Bank Collection
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center – New York NY, United States
10/12/1999 – 10/24/1999

1998

Do all oceans have walls ?
KünstlerHaus – Bremen, Germany
05/17/1998 – 07/26/1998

1997

L’oeil alerte : Oeuvres de la collection du FRAC Bretagne
Galerie du TNB – Rennes, France
1997

1996

Light into Darkness
Kent Gallery – New York NY, United States
1996

Luminous Image
Alternative Museum – New York NY, United States
1996

1995

Human Nature
The New Museum of Contemporary Art – New York NY, United States
1995

1990

The Readymade Boomerang : certains relations – Biennale of Sydney n°8
Sydney NSW, Australia
04/11/1990 – 06/03/1990

1989

Les Magiciens de la Terre
MNAM Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre National d’Art et de Culture Georges Pompidou – Paris, France
1989

1976

The Theme is Men by Women. Artists of the Lower East Side
Arts For Living Gallery – New York NY, United States
03/29/1976 – 04/23/1976

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2001

Art Contemporain : un choix de 200 oeuvres du Fonds national d’art contemporain, (1985-1999)
Participant: Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication – 3 rue Valois – Paris, France
Participant: DAP Délégation aux arts plastiques – 27, avenue de l’Opéra – Paris, France
Participant: FIACRE Fonds d’Incitation à la Création – Centre National des Arts Plastiques – Département du soutien à la création et à la diffusion 27 avenue de l’Opéra – Paris, France
Publisher: Editions du Chêne – 43 quai Grenelle – Paris, France
10/2001
ISBN : 2842773373

1998

La Photographie plasticienne, un art paradoxal
Publisher: Editions du Regard – Paris, France
Author: Baque Dominique – Paris, France
1998


Periodicals

1999

COTTER Holland – Outtake : A Public Project by Dennis Adams
in: The New York Times p. E42
New York NY, United States
15/01/1999

1998

HAPGOOD Susan – Dennis Adams at Kent
in: Art in America p. 117
New York NY, United States
04/1998

1995

SANS Jérôme – Dennis Adams : Houston Museum of Contemporary Art
in: Artforum p. 95
New York NY, United States
03/1995

Legals

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