Western Wind, 2018, oil on linen, 244 x 244 cm

Stanley Whitney

Stanley Whitney was born in Philadelphia, PA, in 1946 and lives and works in New York and Solignano, Italy. His works have been featured in exhibitions since the early seventies. In 2015 the Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, presented his major solo exhibition ”Dance the Orange.” In 2016 he had a solo exhibition at Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX. Whitney participated in documenta 14 in Athens and Kassel (2017) and in “Utopia Station” at the 50th Venice Biennial (2003).
He has been included in group exhibitions at, among others, the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York (2017); Camden Arts Centre, London (2016); Logan Center for the Arts, Chicago, and Contemporary Art Museum Houston (both 2014); Belvedere, Vienna (2012); The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City (2008); Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach (2007); Art in General, New York (1998); Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania (1991); The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York (1981); and Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield (1976). He is the recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship (1996) and Pollock-Krasner Fellowship (2002) and won the first Robert De Niro, Sr. Prize in Painting (2011) and the American Academy of Arts and Letters Art Award (2010).

Artist Stanley Whitney in conversation with curator and writer Monika Szewczyk (documenta 14 et al.) at Galerie Nordenhake Berlin, April 28, 2018, during Gallery Weekend Berlin.

Installation view Paintings, Galerie Nordenhake Berlin, 2018

Red, 2017, oil on linen, 244 x 244 cm

Installation view documenta 14, Kassel, 2017

Installation view documenta 14, Kassel, 2017

Installation view documenta 14, Athens, 2017

Light a New Wilderness, 2016, oil on linen, 244 x 244 cm

Installation view Here comes the sun, Galerie Nordenhake Stockholm, 2016

Untitled, 2016, gouache on paper, 56 x 76 cm

Early Bird, 2016, oil on linen, 183 x 183 cm

Untitled, 2013, graphite on paper, 56 x 76 cm

Traveling Light, 2016, oil on linen, 122 x 122 cm

Untitled, 2016, gouache on paper, 57 x 76 cm

Installation view Dance the Orange, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, 2015

Installation view Dance the Orange, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, 2015

Installation view Dance the Orange, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, 2015

Installation view Dance the Orange, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, 2015

Untitled, 2016, gouache on paper, 28 x 38.5 cm

Installation view Yellow, Noon and Night, Galerie Nordenhake Berlin, 2012