Gedi Sibony

Born 1973 in New York
Lives and works in New York


EDUCATION

2000 MFA, Columbia University, New York
1999 Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1995 BA, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin

2013
Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
Greene Naftali, New York

2012
Twirling So Much, Carl Kostyal, London
Galerie Neu, Berlin
As Told By Eons, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

2011
Culturgest, Lisbon

2010
Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

2009
Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
My Arms Are Tied Behind My Other Arms, The Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis (catalogue)

2008
Galerie Neu, Berlin
Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Galleria Zero, Milan

2007

If Surrounded by Foxes, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland; FRAC Champagne-Ardenne,
Reims, France, 2008
The Science of Imaginary Solutions, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis (catalogue)

2006

Galerie Art:Concept, Paris

Art Unlimited, Art 37 Basel, Switzerland

2005

The Wrong Gallery, New York


2004

The Qualities Depend Upon Other Qualities, CANADA, New York


GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Trust (A Mi Izquierda), Balice Hertling, Paris
Landpartie, Baltensternraum Baden, Baden, Germany
Chat Jet - Painting Beyond The Medium, Kunstlerhaus Graz, Austria
The Ecstasy of the Newness of the Image (or the Communicability of an Unusual One), Hessel Museum of
Art, CCS Bard, NY (catalogue)
Memories: Some Favorite Objects, an exhibition selected by Emily Rauh Pulitzer. Cincinnati Art Museum
Grey Pop, Queens Nails Gallery, San Francisco

2012
The More Things Change, SFMOMA, San Francisco
People have the power, Galleria Zero, Milan
Interruption: a break in the continuity of the interstitial, curated by Kim Light, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
Comrades of Time, organized by Bas van den Hurk. PROJECT SPACE TILBURG, Tilburg, Netherlands
Everyday Abstract- Abstract Everyday, James Cohan Gallery, New York
Steel Life, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
Collaborations & Interventions, CCA Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca

2011
Common Love. Aesthetics of Becoming, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach
Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York (catalogue)
Pour un Art Pauvre, le Carre d'Art, Nimes, France (catalogue)
About Painting, Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin
Universes in Universe, Astrup Fearnley Museum Collection at the
Sao Paulo Biennial
the language of less (then & now), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (catalogue)
Absentee Landlord, curated by John Waters, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Surface/Tension: Kitty Kraus, Dan Shaw-Town and Gedi Sibony, Lisson Gallery, London
All of this and nothing, curated by Anne Ellegood and Douglas Fogle, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
(catalogue)

2010
Laocoon II, Contemporary Concerns, Vienna
The More Things Change, SFMOMA, San Francisco
Contemporary Art from the Collection, curated by Kathy Halbreich and Christophe Cherix, Museum of
Modern Art, New York
At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, CCS Bard Hessel
Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (catalogue)
6th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, curated by Kathrin Rhomberg, KW Institute for Contemporary Art,
Berlin (catalogue)
Mutiny Seemed a Probability, Fondazione Giuliani per l’arte contemporanea, Rome (catalogue)
The Mass Ornament, curated by John Rasmussen, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Group show, RENTAL Gallery, New York
Bagna Cauda, Galerie Art:Concept, Paris
\ (LEAN) , Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Abstract Resistance, curated by Yasmil Raymond, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (catalogue)

2009
The Secret Life of Objects, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis
Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London
The Actuality of The Idea, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London exhibition with Matthew Higgs, curated by
Gianni Jetzer, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna
Beginnings Middles and Ends with Matthew Higgs, curated by Gianni Jetzer, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna

2008
Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels
Galerie Catherine Bastide and Dependance, Brussels
The Art of the Real: Mark Vanmoerkerke Collection, organized by Robert Nickas,
Kunstmuseum aan zee, Oostende, Belgium
Art TLV/Tel-Aviv, Bienniale, Tel Aviv, Israel
Now You See It, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado (catalogue)

2007

Genesis I'm Sorry, Greene Naftali, New York
Unmonumental, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
 (catalogue)
About the possibilities of a sculpture, Gallery Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany
You Will be re-materialized through your secrets, Michael Benevento/Orange Group, Los Angeles

2006
The Fortitude and Subtlety Of, Rowley Kennerk, Chicago
A Broken Arm, 303 Gallery, New York
Fundstücke und Transit, Johnen+Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Gedi Sibony / Josh Smith, Harris Lieberman, New York
Day for Night, Whitney Biennial 2006, curated by Philippe Vergne and Chrissie Iles, Whitney Museum of
Art, New York (catalogue)
Delete/How to Make a Perfect Ghost, Anton Kern Gallery, New York (catalogue)
Awards Show, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York

Three Cities, Anna Catharina Gebbers, Berlin

Poetry from the Backyard, Art:Concept, Paris

2005

Make It Now, curated by Anthony Huberman, The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New
York (catalogue)
Greater New York 2005, curated by Bob Nickas and Amy Smith-Stewart, PS1, Long Island City, New York
(catalogue)
Jack, Cuchifritos, New York
Greener Pastures, Contemporary Art, Toronto
Walls 'n Things, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York

2004
Floorplay, The Brooklyn War Memorial, Brooklyn, New York

Slouching Towards Bethlehem, The Project, New York

Summer Selections, The Drawing Center, New York
Colony, Hudson Clearing, New York

2003
Breaking Ground, White Columns, New York
One Fine Day, Block Gallery, Sydney
Druid Superconductor, Space 101, Brooklyn, New York

2002
Linger, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren, New York

With(in), Art in General, New York, NY
View, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York

Tuckernuck, CANADA, New York
Silent Takeover, Staedtische Galerie, Baden, Switzerland
2001

Strangers/Etrangers, PS1 Studio Program Exhibition, The Clocktower Gallery, New York (catalogue)

1999

Wight Biennial, The New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles


SELECTED PROJECTS

2012
In the Still Epiphany, curated by Gedi Sibony The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis (catalogue)


MONOGRAPHS AND CATALOGUES

2013
Atkinson, Robin Wallis. less like an object more like the weather. Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard
College.

2012
Mclaughlin, Rosanna. The Quiet Theatre. London: Sister Mag Press, Hobbs Mclaughlin Publishing.
Sibony, Gedi. In the Still Epiphany. St. Louis: The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

2011
Cabanas, Kaira M. Common Love: Aesthetics of Becoming. Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery. New
York: Columbia University.
Darling, Michael and David Raskin. The Language of Less (Then & Now). Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art.
Ellegood, Anne, and Douglas Fogle. All of this and nothing. The Hammer Museum. Los Angeles:
Delmonico Books.
Neves, Joana. Pour un Art Pauvre. le Carre d’Art. Nimes, France: Archibooks.

2010
Drake, A. Mutiny Seemed a Probability, Produzioni Nero
Higgs, Matthew. At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg. Annandale-on-Hudson. New York: CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art.
Raymond, Yasmil, Marcus Steinweg, Thomas Hirschhorn, and Simon Baier. Abstract Resistance. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, D.A.P.
Rhomberg, Kathrin. was draussen wartet/ what is waiting out there: 6th Berlin Biennale for
Contemporary Art. Cologne: Dumont.

2009
Carmine, Giovanni, Anthony Huberman, and Francois Quintin. Gedi Sibony. Contemporary Art Museum. St.
Louis: JRP Ringier.
Gilman, Claire, et al. Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation. New York: Phaidon Press
Inc. 284-285.

2008
Jacobson, Heidi Zuckerman, et al. Now You See It. Aspen Art Press. Sibony, Gedi. Gedi Sibony. Minneapolis: Midway Contemporary Art.

2007
Flood, Richard, Massimiliano Gioni Laura Hoptman, and Trevor Smith. Unmonumental, New York: New
Museum/Phaidon Press Inc.
Momin, Shamim. Ice Cream. New York: Phaidon Press.

2006
Bennet, Alissa. “Séance,” Delete/ How to Make A Perfect Ghost. Anton Kern Gallery, New York.
Iles, Chrissie and Philippe Vergne. Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night. New York: Whitney Museum of
American Art.

2005
Biesenbach, Klaus, Cory Arcangel, Kristin Baker and Jules De Balincourt. Greater New York 2005. New
York: PS1 Contemporary Art Center.
Huberman, Anthony, Mary Ceruti and Franklin Sirmans. Make It Now: New Sculpture in New York. New
York: Sculpture Center.

2001
Herkenhoff, Paulo, Rachael Zur, and Anthony Huberman. Strangers. New York: P.S. 1 Contemporary Art
Center

1999
Thomson, Mungo. The Wight Biennial. Los Angeles: New Wight Gallery the School of the Arts and
Architecture.


SELECTED ARTICLES

2013
“Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali.” Art in America. 16 May: Web.
Sibony, Gedi. Conversation with Zak Klauck. "Gedi Sibony." Wax Magazine. Summer: 34-43.
Sibony, Gedi. "Richard Artschwager." Art in America. Dec: 95.
Qiu, Serena. “Turns of Phrase: Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali.” artcritical. 5 June: Web.

2012
Boucher, Brian. "At the Pulitzer, Gedi Sibony Mixes it Up." Art in America. 10 April: Web.
Cooper, Ivy. "'In the Still Epiphany' welcomes viewers as guests."
STLBeacon. 23 April: Web.
Cooper, Ivy. "In the Still Epiphany." Artforum. Summer: 321.
Sibony, Gedi. Interview with Nancy Fowler. "Take Five: Curator Gedi Sibony on the domestic pause of the Pulitzer's 'In the Still Epiphany.'" STLBeacon. 3 April: Web.
Smith, Roberta. "Everyday Abstract—Abstract Everyday." The New York Times. 20 July.
Wilson, Calvin. "Artist Sibony hopes Pulitzer exhibition inspires moments of insight." St. Louis Post-
Dispatch. 7 April: Web.

2011
“Surface/Tension: Kitty Kraus, Dan Shaw-Town, and Gedi Sibony.” Mousse, posted March
9.
“Cabanas, Kaira M. Common Love: Aesthetics of Becoming.” exh. cat. Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery. Columbia University.
Griffin, Jonathan. “All of this and Nothing.” Frieze, Issue 138, April 2011: 143.
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. “All of This and Nothing, Hammer Museum.” Artforum. May,
2011.
Mizota, Sharon. “Open-ended works require an open mind.” Los Angeles Times, Los
Angeles, March 2.
O-Neill-Butler, Lauren. “ Gedi Sib.ny, Greene Naftali.” Artforum, February 2011: 225-26.
Schneider, Bret. “Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali”, fourninetyone.com, posted January 4.
Williams, Tom. “Gedi Sibony: Greene Naftali.” Art in America, March, 2011: 155.
Vergne, Philippe. “Roving Eye: Studio Show.” Art in America. 3 October: Web.

2010
“Abstract Resistance, Walker Art Center.” Artpulse. December-February, 97.
Althoff, Kai. “Exposure: Interview with Gedi Sibony.” Mousse Magazine, Issue 23, April –
May, 40-43.
Budick, Ariella. “Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York.” Financial Times
Online, posted August 19.
“Gedi Sibony,” The New Yorker, December 6, p. 18.
Higgs, Matthew. At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, exhibition catalogue, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York: CCS Bard
Hessel Museum of Art.
Kitnick, Zak. “the truest that I have: Interview with Gedi Sibony.” Idiommag.com. 20 Oct: Web.
Lamm, April. “The Finest Worksong: Art Basel 41.” ArtAgenda.com, posted June 16.
Lindquist, Greg. “Gedi Sibony.” The Brooklyn Rail, December.
Nathan, Emily. “Transparencies,” Artslant.com. 31 October: Web.
Rhomberg, Kathrin. was draussen wartet/ what is waiting out there: 6th Berlin Biennale
for Contemporary Art, exhibition catalogue, Cologne: DuMont.
Stephenson, Sarah. “Gedi Sibony at Greene Naftali.” Art21.com, posted November 12.
“The Mass Ornament.” The New Yorker, August 2, 10
Wilson, Michael. “The Mass Ornament.” Time Out New York, Issue 776: August 12-18.
Yablonsky, Linda. “Artifacts: Art Frazzle.” T Magazine Online. 22 June: Web.

2009
Bonetti, David, “Gedi Sibony and Bruce Nauman,” STLtoday.com, February 8.
Kilston, Lyra and Quinn Latimer, “Field Guide: St. Louis: Gedi Sibony, Contemporary Art
Museum,” Modern Painters, February, 13.
Mack, Joshua, “Gedi Sibony: My Arms Are Tied Behind My Other Arms,” Art Review, Issue
32, May, 121.
“New York Artists Dictionary/Part I,” Flash Art, January/February, 80.
Rubinstein, Raphael, “Provisional Painting,” Art in America, May, 123-135.
Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation, Phaidon Press Inc.: New York,
284-285.

2008
Bernadini, Andrew, “Reviews: Gedi Sibony, Galleria Zero, Milan,” Art Review Iss.23, June,
160.
Bollen, Christopher, “15 for ’09: Gedi Sibony,” Interview Magazine, Dececember/January,
169.
Cohen, David, “Abstraction and Adventure: Gallery-Going,” The New York Sun, March 19.
Cohen, David, “Skipping Through Sculptural Styles,” The New York Sun, May 8.
de la Durantaye, Leland, “Robert Rauchenberg: Rummaging Through the Late Artist’s
Trash,” Modern Painters, July/August 2008, pp.72-75 (illus.).
Doran, Anne, “Gedi Sibony,” Time Out New York, May 15-21, 74.
Hafner, Hans-Jürgen, “Gedi Sibony, Galerie Neu, Berlin,” Spike, No.17, Fall, 105.
Launay, Aude, “Gedi Sibony, ‘If surrended by foxes,’” Sommaire 02 no. 47, 54.
Leffingwell, Edward, “Gedi Sibony: Greene Naftali,” Art in America, December, 160.
“Gedi Sibony,” The New Yorker, May 26, 16.
Gilman, Claire, “Gedi Sibony,” Frieze, Issue 113, March, 160-161.
Neil, Jonathan T.D., “Legibility of Effort,” Art Review, January, 76-79.
Noe, Paola, “Gedi Sibony,” Artforum.com, April 7.
Rosenberg, Karen, “Gedi Sibony,” The New York Times, May 2.
Stillman, Nick, “Gedi Sibony, Greene Naftali,” Artforum International, September, 460.
Thompson, Haven. “The Future is Now: Gedi Sibony,” W Magazine, November, 208.
Wolin, Joseph. “Reviews: Unmonumental,” Modern Painters, May 2008, 88-89.

2007
Abbe, Mary, “Midway To Nowhere,” Star Tribune, February 9.
Flood, Richard; Hoptman, Laura; and Gioni, Massimiliano, Unmonumental: The Object in
the 21st Century, exhibition catalogue, New Museum, New York: Phaidon Press.
Gopnik, Blake, “The Perfect Show for a World Up to Its Eyes in Trash,” The Washington
Post, December 9.
30.
Klefstad, Ann, “Minneapolis: Gedi Sibony,” Sculpture, October.
Macadam, Barbara, “Object Overruled,” ARTnews, December, 125-126.
Momin, Shamim, Ice Cream, Phaidon Press, New York.
Schmidt, Jason, and Sibony, Gedi, “Works in Progress: Magical Thinking,” V Magazine,
December, 140.
Sischy, Ingrid, “Rising Stars,” Vanity Fair Art Issue.
Smith, Roberta, “In Galleries, A Nervy Opening Volley,” The New York Times, November.
Wehr, Anne, “Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century,” Time Out New York,
December 13-26, 113.

2006

Canning, Susan, “Whitney Biennial” Reviews, Sculpture Magazine, September.
Hudson, Suzanne, "Gedi Sibony,” Openings, Artforum, November.
Johnson, Ken. “Art in Review; Gedi Sibony and Josh Smith,” The New York Times, April 28.
Kimmelman, Michael, “Whitney Biennial,” New York Times. March 3.
Rosenberg, Karen, “Biennial Preview,” New York Magazine, February 27.
Schambelan, Elizabeth. “Top Ten.” Artforum. December.
Schwendener, Martha, “Art in Review,” The New York Times, September 29.
Scott, Andrea, “Biennial Preview,” Time Out New York, March 2.
Smith, Roberta, “Chelsea is a Battlefield,” The New York Times, July 28.
Vergne, Philippe, and Sibony, Gedi, “Gebi Sibony,” Flash Art, July-September.

2005
Cotter, Holland, “Fanciful to Figurative to Wryly Inscrutable,” The New York Times, July
8.
Kimmelman, Michael, "Youth and the Market: Love at First Sight,” The New York Times, March 18.

Huberman, Anthony, “Gedi Sibony,” Bomb Magazine, Fall Issue.
Kunitz, Daniel, “The ArtReview 25,” Art Review Magazine, March.
Pappalardo, Bethany Ann, “Make It Now,” Critics' Picks, ARTFORUM.com
Schambelan, Elizabeth, “Preview: Make It Now, The Sculpture Center,” Artforum, September.
Schambelan, Elizabeth, and Sibony, Gedi, “Gedi Sibony and Elizabeth Schambelan In Conversation,” The
Wrong Times, July, p. 14-15.
Scott, Andrea, “Best of 2005,” Time Out New York, December 29.
Scott, Andrea, “The New New Things,” Time Out New York, June 2.

Sholis Brian, “Walls ‘n Things,” Critics’ Picks, ARTFORUM.com
Smith, Roberta, “The Many Shades of Now, Explored in 3 Dimensions,” The New York
Times, May 27.
Stillman, Nick, “Jack,” Time Out New York, June 23.

2004

Cotter, Holland, "Eluding Artistic Pigeonholes,” The New York Times, November 5.
Cotter, Holland, "Politics That Makes Peace With the Beauty of Objects,” The New York Times, June 18.
Gilman, Tim and Frantiska, "Art Review: The Drawing Center," Flash Art, October.
Goodbody, Bridget, "Playpen: Summer Selections,” Time Out New York, July 15.

Schambelan, Elizabeth, "Art Review: Gedi Sibony,” Artforum, September.
Smith, Roberta, "Art in Review: Slouching Towards Bethlehem,” The New York Times,
August 13.

Smith, Roberta, “Art in Review: Gedi Sibony,” The New York Times, May 28.
Tsai, Eugenie, "The Qualities Depend on Other Qualities,” Time Out New York, May 20-27.
Smith, Roberta, "Colony,” New York Times, April 9.

2003 

Harris, Jane, "Breaking Ground,” Time Out New York, October 16.

2002 

Cotter, Holland, "Socrates Sculpture Park,” New York Times. August 9.
Johnson, Ken, “Art ListingsL Linger,” New York Times, June 28.

2001 

Herkenhoff, Paulo, PS1 Clocktower, exhibition catalogue, New York: PS1.
Cotter, Holland "Art in Review: Superimposition,” New York Times, July 7.

1999
Thomson, Mungo, Wight Biennial, exh. cat., The New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles


Awards/Residencies

2009
Foundation For Contemporary Arts Grant
Tiffany Foundation Award

2006
The Metcalf Award, Academy of Arts and Letters

2004 

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant

2000-01 

PS1 National Studio Program, New York City.