Todd Gray

born 1954 in Los Angeles, CA

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and Akwidaa, Ghana

  • Todd Gray, “Three Women (2),” 2018, Four archival pigment prints in artist's frames and found frames, UV laminate, 60 x 72 x 3 inches, 152.4 x 182.9 x 7.6 cm, TG104
  • Installation view, “Todd Gray: Pluralities of Being,” Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, 2018
  • Installation view, Todd Gray: Pluralities of Being, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA, 2018
  • Todd Gray, Badness, 2017, Four archival pigment prints in artist's frames and charcoal wall drawing, Dimensions variable, Unique, TG121
  • Installation view, “Michael Jackson: On the Wall,” The National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom, 2018
  • Installation view, “Michael Jackson: On the Wall,” The National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom, 2018
  • Todd Gray, “Euclidian Gris Gris (2),” 2018, Four archival pigment prints in artist's frames and found frames, 74 x 47.5 x 5.5 inches, 188 x 120.7 x 14 cm, Unique, TG101
  • Todd Gray, “Portraits couple,” 2018, Three archival pigment prints in artists's frames, UV laminate, 39 x 56 x 3 inches, 114.3 x 167.6 x 7.6 cm, TG105
  • Todd Gray, “Exquisite Terribleness in the Mangrove,” 2014, Archival pigment prints and found antique frames; exhibition view, “Michael Jackson on the Wall,” National Portrait Gallery, London, UK, 2018

Solo Exhibitions

  • Todd Gray
    Cartesian Gris Gris
    David Lewis, New York
    April 30—June 16, 2019
  • Todd Gray
    Todd Gray: Pluralities of Being
    Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
    December 15, 2018—April 07, 2019
  • Todd Gray
    Portraits
    Meliksetian Briggs, Los Angeles, CA
    June 15—September 15, 2018

Group Exhibitions

  • Whitney Biennial 2019
    Todd Gray
    curated by Jane Panetta and Rujeko Hockley
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
    May 17—September 22, 2019
  • Michael Jackson: On the Wall
    Todd Gray
    Nicholas Cullinan
    Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany
    March 22—July 14, 2019
  • Mapping Black Identities
    Todd Gray
    Minneapolis Museum of Art, Minneapolis, MN
    February 21, 2019—March 15, 2020
  • A Brilliant Spectrum: Recent Gifts of Color Photography
    Todd Gray
    Santa Barbara Museum of Art
    January 27—May 05, 2019
  • Michael Jackson: On the Wall
    Todd Gray
    Réunion des musées nationaux – Grand Palais, Paris, France
    November 23—February 14, 2018
  • The Assassination of Leon Trotsky
    James Beckett, Hans Bellmer, Willie Cole, Thornton Dial, Mary Beth Edelson, Leon Golub, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Todd Gray, Jeffrey Joyal, Megan Marrin, Nancy Spero, Manuel Solano, Paul Thek, Portia Zvavahara, David Wojnarowicz
    David Lewis, New York
    September 16—November 04, 2018
  • Michael Jackson: On the Wall
    Todd Gray
    National Portrait Gallery, London
    June 28—October 21, 2018
  • Public Fiction: The Conscientious Objector
    Todd Gray
    curated by Francesca Bertolotti-Bailey and Lauren Mackler
    The MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, CA
    February 03—April 15, 2018
  • Made in L.A. 2016: a, the, though, only
    Todd Gray
    curated by Aram Moshayedi and Hamza Walker
    Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    June 12—August 28, 2016

News

  • Todd Gray
    Todd Gray: Everything is Everywhere
    LA Weekly
    by Shana Nys Dambrot
    March 08, 2019
  • Todd Gray
    How Do You Solve a Problem Like Michael Jackson?
    Office Magazine
    by John Martin Tilley
    September 06, 2018
  • Todd Gray
    Todd Gray
    Artforum
    by Catherine Taft
    September 01, 2018
  • Todd Gray
    Review: Photographer Todd Gray traces African roots
    Los Angeles Times
    by Sharon Mizota
    July 09, 2018
  • Todd Gray
    How Nearly 50 Artists' Attempted to Do the Impossible: Illustrate Michael Jackson's Enormous Influence and Legacy
    W Magazine
    by Stephanie Eckardt
    July 08, 2018
  • Todd Gray
    On the wall: Michael Jackson's impact on contemporary art, a decade after his death
    Independent
    by Sarah Bradbury
    June 28, 2018
  • Todd Gray
    Datebook: Portraits of peers, collages inspired by the African diaspora and art for feline lovers
    Los Angeles Times
    by Carolina A. Miranda
    June 14, 2018
  • Todd Gray
    The Faces of Michael Jackson
    Royal Photographic Society Journal
    June 2018
  • Todd Gray
    How artist Todd Gray fashioned another loving tribute to his friend, Doors keyboardist Ray Manzarek
    Los Angeles Times
    by Sharon Mizota
    June 24, 2016
  • Todd Gray
    'Made in L.A. 2016': Hammer Museum biennial proves a thoughtful place to ponder the possibilities
    Los Angeles Times
    by Christopher Knight
    June 23, 2016