Installation view, "The Sun, The Moon, The Stars", 57th Venice Biennale, VIVA ARTE VIVA, Central Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy, 2017

Installation view, "The Sun, The Moon, The Stars", 57th Venice Biennale, VIVA ARTE VIVA, Central Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy, 2017

Installation view, "The Sun, The Moon, The Stars", 57th Venice Biennale, VIVA ARTE VIVA, Central Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy, 2017

Installation view, "The Sun, The Moon, The Stars", 57th Venice Biennale, VIVA ARTE VIVA, Central Pavilion, Giardini, Venice, Italy, 2017

Installation view, “Forest of Visions”, 2018, Cymbals, cymbals stands, arduinos, motors, motion sensors, power strips, extension cords, AC adapters, Dimensions variable, DK193. (Also pictured: "Word on The Street" (banners,) 2018, by 'House of Trees')

Dawn Kasper, “The Talons (of the swooping eagle)”, 2017, Gifted chandelier parts, steel wire, steel cable, rope, light bulbs, bells, spray paint, wire, pigmented silicone, glass, plasti dip, 100 x 23 x 22 inches, 254 x 58.4 x 55.9 cm, DK093

Dawn Kasper, “Community,” 2017, Acrylic paint, iridescent paint, gouache, pencil, Venezia lagoon water on canvas, 28 1/2 x 23 inches, 72.4 x 58.4 cm, DK791

Dawn Kasper, “Darkness”, 2017, Acrylic, watercolor, bells, string, spray paint, wood on fabric canvas, 36 x 36 inches, 91.4 x 91.4 cm, DK763

Dawn Kasper, “Sala Chini”, 2017, Acrylic, watercolor, and pencil on canvas, Each: 31 x 27 inches, 78.7 x 68.6 cm, Diptych: 31 x 55 inches, 78.7 x 139.7 cm, DK769

Dawn Kasper, “Red Bed”, 2017, Oil paint on framed pigmented inkjet print, 24 1/2 x 16 3/4 inches, 62.2 x 42.5 cm, DK799

Dawn Kasper, “Cover Up”, 2017, Oil paint, acrylic paint, and collage on pigmented inkjet print, 22 1/2 x 29 1/2 inches, 57.2 x 74.9 cm, DK788

Dawn Kasper, “The Sun”, 2017, Watercolor on canvas, 17 1/4 x 16 inches, 43.8 x 40.6 cm, DK817

Dawn Kasper, “Map 1”, 2017, Pencil on bristol vellum, 9 x 12 inches, 22.9 x 30.5 cm, DK871

Installation view, "the key", Converso, Milan, Italy, 2017

Installation view, "the key", Converso, Milan, Italy, 2017

Dawn Kasper, “UH yes, UH no”, 2014/2017, Mackie active speaker, ipod shuffle, snare drum, stand, bells, incense, 36 x 16 x 16 inches, 91.4 x 40.6 x 40.6 cm, DK086

Installation view, Dawn Kasper, Solo presentation, Frieze New York, 2016

Dawn Kasper, “NGC 2632”, 2017, Cymbal stands, bells, string, motor, spray paint, silicone, wire, switch, AC power adapter, plasti dip, 59 x 26 x 19 inches, 149.9 x 66 x 48.3 cm, DK087

Installation view, Dawn Kasper, "Studio Systems", American Academy in Rome, Italy, 2016

Installation view, Dawn Kasper, "Studio Systems", American Academy in Rome, Italy, 2016

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

Performance view, Dawn Kasper, "WISH WANT WISH", for ISSUE Project Room at The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, 2016

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

Installation view, Dawn Kasper, "& sun & or THE SHAPE OF TIME", David Lewis, New York, 2014

Installation view, Dawn Kasper, "& sun & or THE SHAPE OF TIME", David Lewis, New York, 2014

Dawn Kasper, “Fire (light and sound)”, 2014, PA system, 2 powered speakers, 2 record players, 3 speakers, 2 LED color lights, 1 CD player, 5 cassette tape players, 1 iPod shuffle, various cables, 3 bells, 2 small winds chimes, 1 radio alarm clock, 1 mixer, wooden flute, maracas, head lamp, 84 x 84 inches, 213.4 x 213.4 cm, DK154

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, Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 2012

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

Dawn Kasper

Born 1977 in Fairfax, VA
Lives and works in New York, NY

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2019

In Process | Emily Furr, Dawn Kasper, Ni’Ja Whitson, Sasha Wortzel

The Watermill Center, Water Mill, NY

December 14, 2019

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The Interview

by Ross Simonini

December 2019

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Magical Thinking: Dawn Kasper in conversation with Christina Lehnert

Mousse Magazine

June 2019

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Schirn Tip: It Turns the Portico Into Controlled Chaos

Schirn Magazin

Eugen El

May 03, 2019

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Dawn Kasper: The Wolf and the Head on Fire

Artforum

by Colby Chamberlain

May 2019

2018

Four Scores (From Zero to Nothing), Performance with Zeena Parkins

David Lewis, New York

December 21, 2018

Best of International Art Shows This Week

Blouin Artinfo

December 20, 2018

Exploring Dawn Kasper's Existential Universe in New York

Blouin Modern Painters

by Cody Delistraty

December 15, 2018

Four Scores (From Zero to Nothing), Performance with Jeff Preiss

David Lewis, New York

December 14, 2018

Art What It Takes to Live as an Artist in New York

Artsy

by Scott Indrisek

December 11, 2018

Dawn Kasper

The New Yorker

by Johanna Fateman

December 10, 2018

Four Scores (From Zero to Nothing), Performance with Andrew Lampert

David Lewis, New York

November 30, 2018

Four Scores (From Zero to Nothing), Opening Performance with James Krone

David Lewis, New York

November 16, 2018

9 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week

ARTnews

November 12, 2018

CHARLEMAGNE PALESTINE & STEVE DALACHINSKY / DAWN KASPER

Issue Project Room, Brooklyn, NY

September 15, 2018

URL

2017

8 Highlights From Miami Art Week

The New York Times

by Kat Herriman

December 2017

The 15 Best Booths at Art Basel in Miami Beach

Artsy

by Molly Gottschalk and Scott Indrisek

December 2017

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Five to Watch

Elliman Magazine

by Ted Loos

December 2017

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Converso | the key, Dawn Kasper

ATP Diary

by Elena Bordignon

October 2017

the key

Converso, Milan

October 2017

From Counterculture to Cyberculture

Artforum

by Gwen Allen

October 2017

The Magic of Venice

WSJ

by Thomas Gebremedhin, photography by Mario Sorrenti

August 2017

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Inside the Biennale Ep 8: Dawn Kasper

Artsy + UBS

June 2017

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Why Performance Has Become the Essential Art Medium of the 21st Century

Artnet News

by Caroline Elbaor

June 2017

Dawn Kasper: The Sun, the Moon, and the Stars. Performance. Venice Art Biennale 2017

VernissageTV

May 2017

The female artists at Venice Biennale 2017 you need to know

Twin

Francesca Gavin

May 2017

57th Venice Biennale: the Central Pavilion

Frieze

Evan Moffitt

May 2017

Artists strike a chord as music fills the Venice Biennale

The Art Newspaper

Javier Pes & Gareth Harris

May 2017

The Venice Biennale Is an Ecstatic Celebration of Artists That Falls into Its Own Trap

Tess Thackara

May 2017

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

Venice Art Biennale 2017 – Giardini

Huffington Post

Heinrich Schmidt

May 2017

Venice Biennale: Artists' Artists

ARTFORUM

May 09, 2017

Dawn Kasper Will Be Staying in the Giardini's Central Pavilion for Six Months

ARTnews

Nate Freeman

May 09, 2017

Maiden Voyage: Christine Macel talks with Michelle Kuo about the 57th Venice Biennale

Artforum

May 2017

Dawn Kasper

L'Uomo Vogue

by Michele D'Aurizio, Peter Ash Lee

May 2017

Musica Universalis: Dawn Kasper, Kathleen Kim, Kelly Coats

hosted by David Lewis and Blank Forms

David Lewis, New York

March 2017

2016

At Seattle Art Fair, the Interaction Between Technology and Modern Life

The New York Times

by Kirk Johnson

August 01, 2016

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Top 10 Artists at LISTE Basel 2016

Droste Effect

by Ludovica Capobianco

June 2016

Daata Editions Director David Gryn's Favorite Works from LISTE 2016

Artspace

Artspace Editors

June 2016

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WISH WANT WISH

Performance organized by Lawrence Kumpf

The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York, NY

April 09, 2016