Dawn Kasper

Born 1977 in Fairfax, VA

Lives and works in New York, NY

  • Installation view, Dawn Kasper, "Cluster," David Lewis, New York, 2016
  • Installation view, Dawn Kasper, "Cluster," David Lewis, New York, 2016
  • Installation view, Dawn Kasper, "Cluster," David Lewis, New York, 2016
  • Dawn Kasper, "Untitled Cluster 1 (With Mark Allen and Ian Byers-Gamber)," 2015, Graphite & colored pencil on paper, 9 x 12 inches, 22.9 x 30.5 cm
  • Dawn Kasper, "Untitled Cluster 2," 2015, Sharpie on paper, 9 x 12 inches, 22.9 x 30.5 cm
  • Installation view, "On Desire or THE METHOD" in Studio Systems curated by Peter Benson Miller, American Academy in Rome, Italy, 2016
  • Performance view, Dawn Kasper, "WISH WANT WISH," for ISSUE Project Room at The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, 2016
  • Dawn Kasper, Performance as part of ISSUE Project Room’s 2015 Artist-In-Residence Program Music For Matter: ENERGY INTO MATTER, Artist Space, New York, 2015
  • Dawn Kasper, "& sun & or THE SHAPE OF TIME," 2014, Performance ADN Collection, Bolzano, 2015
  • Dawn Kasper, Performance, Solo booth at Artissima, Turin, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper, "UH, YES UH, NO," 2014, Oil paint on canvas, 127 x 103 inches, 322.58 x 261.62 cm
  • Installation view, Dawn Kasper, "& sun & or THE SHAPE OF TIME," David Lewis, New York, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper, "The Science of Failure," 2013, Archival inkjet print with oil & acrylic paint, 24.5 x 18.5 inches, 62.23 x 46.99cm
  • Dawn Kasper, "This Could Be Something If I Let It," 2012, Performance, Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper, "This is How I Fuck My Environment," 2011, Performance QUEERING SEX, Human Resources, Los Angeles, 2011
  • Dawn Kasper, "On Existence: A Visual Poem," 2012, Performance, A Study in Being, LISTE 15 The Young Art Fair, Basel, 2010

Solo Exhibitions

  • Dawn Kasper
    WISH WANT WISH
    Performance organized by Lawrence Kumpf
    The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York
    April 09, 2016
  • Dawn Kasper
    Cluster
    David Lewis, New York
    January 19—February 28, 2016
  • Dawn Kasper
    Not There
    Performance
    Issue Project Room, New York
    December 19, 2015
  • Dawn Kasper
    Everything
    Tang Museum
    October 20—23, 2015
  • Dawn Kasper
    The Age of Anxiety
    Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
    May 21—July 03, 2015
  • Dawn Kasper
    & sun & or THE SHAPE OF TIME
    David Lewis, New York
    April 29—June 01, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper
    The Science of Failure
    Private Residence, New York
    June 26—26, 2013

Group Exhibitions

  • From Counterculture to Cyberculture
    Lucy Dodd, Israel Lund, Dawn Kasper, Jared Madere, Alex Mackin Dolan, K.R.M. Mooney, Trevor Paglen, Sean Paul and Bruce Connor
    curated by David Lewis
    Altman Siegel, San Francisco
    July 07—September 02, 2017
  • 57th Venice Biennale
    Viva Arte Viva
    Dawn Kasper
    curated by Christine Macel
    Giardini, Venice
    May 13—November 26, 2017
  • On Desire or THE METHOD
    Dawn Kasper
    in Studio Systems
    American Academy, Rome, IT
    May 19—July 03, 2016
  • The Bar at the End of the Night
    Alex Mackin Dolan, Greg Parma Smith, Jeffrey Joyal, Jared Madere, Viola Yeşiltaç, Charles Mayton, Israel Lund, Dawn Kasper
    David Lewis, New York
    January 30—February 24, 2015
  • A Scanner, Darkly
    Will Benedict, Lucy Dodd, Nic Guagnini, Calla Henkel + Max Pitegoff, Dawn Kasper, Israel Lund, Charles Mayton, Greg Parma Smith, Viola Yeşiltaç
    David Lewis, New York
    October 08—November 17, 2013
  • The Absurd
    Dawn Kasper
    Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, CA
    September 17—October 26, 2013
  • Everything You Could Ever Want & Be You Already Have & Are
    Dawn Kasper
    Cohen Gallery, Granoff Center for the Creative Arts, Brown University, Providence, RI
    September 05—October 05, 2012
  • This Could Be Something If I Let It
    Dawn Kasper
    Whitney Biennial 2012, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
    March 01—27, 2012
  • This is How I Fuck My Environment
    Dawn Kasper
    Human Resources, Los Angeles, CA
    June 24—July 02, 2011
  • On School
    Dawn Kasper
    Organized by the New Museum
    Festival of Ideas For The New City, New York
    May 07, 2011
  • Three Women
    Curated by Eve Fowler and Lucas Michael
    Dawn Kasper
    Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA
    December 12—12, 2009
  • Missing Kasper Hauser
    Dawn Kasper
    Lange Nacht der Museen Migros Museum Fur Genenwartskunst, Zurich, CH
    September 03, 2005

News

  • Dawn Kasper, Israel Lund, Jared Madere, Lucy Dodd, Sean Paul
    From Counterculture to Cyberculture
    Artforum
    Gwen Allen
    October 14, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Dawn Kasper: The Key
    Converso
    October 13, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    The Ripple Effects of the Seattle Art fair
    Seattle Weekly
    by Minh Nguyen
    August 02, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Inside the Biennale Ep 8: Dawn Kasper
    Artsy + UBS
    June 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Why Performance Has Become the Essential Art Medium of the 21st Century
    Artnet News
    by Caroline Elbaor
    June 05, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Dawn Kasper: The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars. Performance. Venice Art Biennale 2017
    VernissageTV
    May 16, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Venice Art Biennale 2017 “Viva Arte Viva” | Core Exhibition at Giardini
    inexhibit
    Federica Lusiardi
    May 16, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Venice Biennale Round-up: A Rainbow Thread of Optimism
    Wanted Online
    Jackie Wullschlager
    May 16, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Biennale de Venise, L’Art Sérénissime
    Libération
    May 14, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Arte e coscienza civile. La Biennale di Christine Macel
    ArtsLife
    Niccolo Lucarelli
    May 13, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    In the Venice Biennale’s ‘Viva Arte Viva,’ Shamanism Sneaks Back Into the Picture
    artnet
    Ben Davis
    May 12, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Biennale-Ausstellung: Das sind die Highlights
    Spiegel
    May 12, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    The female artists at Venice Biennale 2017 you need to know
    Twin
    Francesca Gavin
    May 12, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    In Venedig verliert die Kunst ihren universalen Anspruch
    Süddeutsch Zeitung
    Catrin Lorch
    May 12, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    57th Venice Biennale: the Central Pavilion
    Frieze
    Evan Moffitt
    May 11, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Artists strike a chord as music fills the Venice Biennale
    The Art Newspaper
    Javier Pes & Gareth Harris
    May 11, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    The Venice Biennale Is an Ecstatic Celebration of Artists That Falls into Its Own Trap
    Tess Thackara
    May 11, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    The Venice Biennale, Viva Arte Viva: Images from the Giardini
    Art F City
    Paddy Johnson
    May 11, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Preview of the Art Biennale 2017: United States
    The Venice Insider
    May 11, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    The Unmissable Highlights of Christine Macel’s 2017 Venice Biennale
    "Viva Arte Viva" eschews epic overtures for intimate detail, but its most powerful moments linger in the memory.
    Andrew Goldstein
    May 10, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    57th Venice Biennale, Part 1: Viva Arte Viva
    ArtAsiaPacific
    HG Masters
    May 10, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Venice Art Biennale 2017 – Giardini
    Huffington Post
    Heinrich Schmidt
    May 10, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Venice Biennale: Artists' Artists
    ARTFORUM
    May 09, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Dawn Kasper Will Be Staying in the Giardini's Central Pavilion for Six Months
    ARTnews
    Nate Freeman
    May 09, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Dawn Kasper Takes Up Residence at Venice Biennale
    Art Observed
    May 09, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Neue Wege der Kunst: Kunstmesse "Frieze Art Fair" in New York
    derStandard
    Reinhold Ponesch
    May 09, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Christine Macel: Vive la révolution!
    Financial Times
    Rachel Spence
    May 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Artsy and UBS Create 360° Films in Celebration of the 57th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia
    Yahoo Finance
    May 04, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Artsy and UBS Create 360° Films in Celebration of the 57th International Art Exhibition of la Biennale di Venezia
    Morningstar
    May 04, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Maiden Voyage: Christine Macel talks with Michelle Kuo about the 57th Venice Biennale
    ARTFORUM
    May 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Biennial Artists Are Running Amok at Frieze New York 2017
    W Magazine
    Stephanie Eckardt
    May 03, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Christine Macel on VIVA ARTE VIVA / 57th Venice Biennale
    Flash Art
    Sara de Chiara
    May 03, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Artists Will Be The Protagonists of La Biennale Venezia
    All About Italy
    Ilona Catani Scarlett
    May 01, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Musica Universalis: Dawn Kasper, Kathleen Kim, Kelly Coats
    hosted by David Lewis and Blank Forms
    David Lewis, New York
    March 27, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Cosa Ci Aspetta Alla Biennale Di Venezia 2017?
    ELLE Decor Italy
    Laura Maggi
    February 08, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    Here Is the Artist List for the 2017 Venice Biennale
    ARTNews
    Andrew Russeth
    February 06, 2017
  • Dawn Kasper
    At Seattle Art Fair, the Interaction Between Technology and Modern Life
    The New York Times
    by Kirk Johnson
    August 01, 2016
  • Dawn Kasper
    Top 10 Artists at LISTE Basel 2016
    Droste Effect
    by Ludovica Capobianco
    June 29, 2016
  • Dawn Kasper
    Daata Editions Director David Gryn's Favorite Works from LISTE 2016
    Artspace
    Artspace Editors
    June 06, 2016
  • Dawn Kasper
    Dawn Kasper at David Lewis
    February 26, 2016
  • Dawn Kasper
    Art in America
    by William Smith
    February 14, 2016
  • Dawn Kasper
    Dawn Kaspar Selects 'Pictures At An Exhibition'
    ARTnews
    by Maximilíano Durón
    December 14, 2015
  • Dawn Kasper

    selected for 2015 Artists-In-Residence at ISSUE Project Room

    November 05, 2015
  • Dawn Kasper
    & sun & or THE SHAPE OF TIME
    ADN collection, IT
    January 30—March 01, 2015
  • Dawn Kasper
    Art Basel to turn Collins Park into public art exhibit
    Local10.com
    by Andrea Torres
    December 12, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper
    The 19 Best Art Shows of 2014
    Vulture, New York Magazine
    by Jerry Saltz
    December 10, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper
    Matter is a Word, a Noise: Dawn Kasper at Cannonball
    Miami Rail
    by Martha Raoli
    July 01, 2014
  • Will Benedict, Nicolás Guagnini, Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff, Dawn Kasper, Israel Lund, Aubrey Mayer, Charles Mayton, Viola Yeşiltaç
    Episode 3
    The Sixth Year
    by Alex Ross Perry
    June 25, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper
    Visions from the Present Future: Artissima’s Top Emerging Artists
    ARTslant
    by Jesi Khadivi
    June 11, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper, Laurie Weeks, Sadie Benning, and Rachel Haidu
    THE SHAPE OF TIME
    moderated by R.H. Quaytman
    May 28, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper
    8 Things to Do in New York's Art World before June 2
    Observer
    by M.H. Miller and Andrew Russeth
    May 27, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper
    Artforum
    by Travis Diehl
    May 14, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper
    #The List: A Guide to Frieze Art Fair 2014
    Harper's Bazaar
    by Fabienne Stephan
    May 13, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper
    Silk Scarves, Mud Flaps and Trees for Independent's Opening Day
    Observer
    by Zoë Lescaze
    March 06, 2014
  • Dawn Kasper
    NADA Miami Beach 2013 Opens to Huge Crowds, Sales
    Observer
    by Andrew Russeth
    December 12, 2013
  • Dawn Kasper
    Why is David Lewis Gallery's Art Booth Empty?
    BLOUIN ARTINFO
    December 05, 2013
  • Dawn Kasper
    NADA Miami 2013
    December 05—08, 2013
  • Dawn Kasper, Israel Lund, Viola Yeşiltaç
    "A Scanner, Darkly" at David Lewis Gallery
    Gallerist
    by Andrew Russeth
    October 22, 2013
  • Dawn Kasper
    Ghosts in the Museum: Dawn Kasper and Mark Dion
    The Weeklings
    By Jennifer Kabat
    July 08, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    The Exhibitionist: Artist Dawn Kasper Is a Piece of Work
    SPIN Magazine
    By Alyssa Noel
    June 26, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    Dawn Kasper
    Interview Magazine
    By Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer
    June 26, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    Beyond the White Cube: Dawn Kasper’s Studio Within A Museum
    Huffington Post
    By Yasmine Mohseni
    May 21, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    Performance artist Dawn Kasper moves all her stuff, and herself, into the Whitney Museum
    Daily News
    By Jacob Osterhout
    April 29, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    Please, Don’t Feed the Artist: Dawn Kasper at the Whitney Biennial
    The New York Times
    By Penelope Green
    April 25, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    Artist's Choice: Dawn Kasper
    Whitney Museum of American Art
    April 21, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    Eye of the Beholder
    Wall Street Journal
    By Ralph Gardner Jr.
    March 22, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    Dawn Kasper Interview
    Mousse
    By Sarah Lehrer-Graiwer
    March 12, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    Whitney’s 2012 Biennial Exhibit Parts With The Past
    NPR
    By Karen Michel
    March 02, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    A Survey of a Different Color: 2012 Whitney Biennial
    The New York Times
    By Roberta Smith
    March 01, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    At the Whitney, the Art Is Moving
    Wall Street Journal
    By Ellen Gamerman
    March 01, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    For Three Months, Whitney Museum Is Artist Dawn Kasper’s Home Away From Home
    GalleristNY
    By Michael H. Miller
    February 28, 2012
  • Dawn Kasper
    Dawn Kasper
    Art21 Magazine
    By Rachel Mason
    October 04, 2011
  • Dawn Kasper
    Music for Hoarders
    Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    September 09, 2010
  • Dawn Kasper
    On Existence: A Visual Poem, A Study in Being
    LISTE 15 The Young Art Fair, Basel, CH
    February 06, 2010