Galleria Franco Noero

10154, TORINO

Darren Bader



Born in 1978 Bridgeport, USA

Lives and works in New York, USA



2000 Film/TV + Art History BFA, New York, USA



2013 Calder Prize, Calder Foundation, New York, USA

2012 Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, New York, USA



2014  Atelier Calder, Saché, France




‘fruits, vegetables; fruit and vegetable salad’, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA


‘Interlude’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy


‘Character limit’, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, USA

‘I don’t know’, Société, Berlin, Germany

‘More or less’, Sadie Coles HQ, London, United Kingdom                

‘E/either e/Either n/Neither N/neither’, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA


‘(@mined_out)’, Museo Madre, Naples, Italy

‘Forrest/Trees’, Greenspon Gallery, New York, USA

‘Meaning and Difference’, The Power Station, Dallas, Texas, USA

‘chess: relatives’, High Line Art, New York, USA


‘such are promises’, Sadie Coles HQ, London, United Kingdom


‘rocks and mirrors’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

‘The World As Will And Representation’, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany

‘Reading Writing Arithmetic’, Radio Athènes, Athens, Greece

‘Fig-2: 39/50: Darren Bader’, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, United Kingdom




‘Il lenzuolo viola’, Ermes Ermes, Wien, Austria

‘Me, Family’, Mudam Luxembourg, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg, Luxembourg


Furniture of Desire, Lie Lay Lain, New York (NY) ‘Chairs Beyond Right & Wrong’, R & Company, New York, USA

‘May You Live In Interesting Times’, 58th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

‘who knows one’, Vistamare, Pescara, Italy


‘Pizza is God’, NRW-FORUM, Düsseldorf, Germany

‘Thumbs That Type and Swipe: The DIS Edutainment Network’ (a project by DIS), La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain

Foundation for Contemporary Arts 2018 Benefit Exhibition, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA

‘Stories of Almost Everyone’, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

‘Fake As More’, Simon Lee Gallery, New York, USA


‘Acordo de confiança’, Biblioteca Mario de Andrade, São Paulo, Brazil

‘Social Surfaces’, Artist’s Space, New York, USA

‘Ripple Effect’, Centre for Contemporary Art FUTURA, Prague, Czech Republic

‘(Interlude)’, Cookie Butcher, Brussels, Belgium

‘Earth Day’, Ramiken Crucible, New York, USA

‘Videobox’, Carreau du Temple, Paris, France

‘FRIEND ? ?’, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland

‘.COM/.CN’, presented by K11 Art Foundation and MoMA PS1, K11 Art Foundation Pop-up Space, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Art
Museum, K11 Art Mall, Shanghai, China

‘Synthetic Divide’, ACRUSH, Zurich, Switzerland

‘LOW’, The Steak House Doskoi, Tokyo, Japan ‘Jade Bi’, Galeria Madragoa, Lisbon, Portugal

‘Dreamlands (Screenings)’, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

‘Fleming Faloon’, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium

‘Interlude’, Cookie Butcher, Antwerp, Belgium

‘Oliver Twist’, Chapter 2, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, New York, USA


‘For Pete’s Sake’, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm, Sweden

‘Organized with Hester & ANDNOW’, Santa Fe, USA

‘Can I step on it?’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy

‘Fluidity’, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

‘One, No One and One Hundred Thousand’, Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria

‘The Calder Prize 2005-2015’, Pace London, London, United Kingdom

‘In the Making’, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, USA

‘The Coverter’, curated by Alex Glauber, Dickinson Gallery, New York, USA

‘Goulding the Lolly’, curated by Brian Belott, Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York, USA


‘La Vie Moderne’, 13th Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France

‘Political Populism’, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

‘Art Unlimited’, Solo presentation of ‘The Vagrant’, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

‘Visitors, Governors Island’, curated by Tom Eccles and Ruba Katrib, New York, USA

‘Small Sculpture’, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, USA

‘Love for Three Oranges’, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

‘Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the Digital Sublime’, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal

‘The Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary, Lulu’, Mexico City, Mexico

‘Objects, Food, Rooms’ curated by Andria Hickey, Tanya Bonakdar, New York, USA



Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA

Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris, France

Centre Pompidou Foundation, Paris, France

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, USA

University of Chicago Booth School of Business Art Collection, Chicago, USA

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

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Selected Works