1978 Born Bridgeport (CT), USA

BFA Film/TV and Art History, New York University, New York (NY)

Solo Exhibitions


Character Study, ACRUSH, Zurich, Switzerland

Fruits, Vegetables; Fruit and Vegetable Salad, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY (NY)


Interlude, Gallery Franco Noero, Turin, Italy


character limit, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA

I don’t know, Société, Berlin

E/either e/Either n/Neither N/neither, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York (NY)

more or less, Sadie Coles HQ, London


(@mined_oud), The Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina – MADRE, Naples, Italy

Forest/Trees, Greenspon, New York (NY)

Meaning and Difference, The Power Station, Dallas (TX), USA

2016 such are promises, Sadie Coles HQ, London

rocks and mirrors, Franco Noero, Turin, Italy      

39/50, fig-2, ICA, London

The World as Will and Representation, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Reading Writing Arithmetic, Radio Athènes, Athens


Andrew Kreps, New York (NY)

Egg, Chicago (IL), USA


Roads, Space, London

Heaven and Earth, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA

#I am just living to be dying by your side, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy


More Buildings about Songs and Food, Sadie Coles HQ, London

Where is a Bicycle’s Vagina (and other enquiries) or Around the Samovar, 1857, Oslo

Images, MOMA PS1, New York (NY)

2011 Chad Ochocinco, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York (NY)  

Alex Zachary, New York (NY)

Number[s], Eighth Veil, Los Angeles (CA), USA


New Work, 303 Gallery, New York (NY)

T&sn’Kreps, New York (NY)


Gallery Sora, Tokyo

Nic Cage: A Bridal Tour of Southern California Foundries, 2nd Cannons Publications, Los Angeles (CA), USA; Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA

2007 as = poaching the poachers, Rivington Arms, New York (NY)
2004 Cat, Rivington Arms, New York (NY)
2001 Do Space Apes Masturbate?,1001 East 1st Street Arts Building, Los Angeles (CA), USA

Group Exhibitions


La Boîte-en-Valise, Office Baroque online, Antwerp [online]


Unreal City, various locations, Southbank, London

Mirage: Contemporary Art in Augmented Reality, UCCA, Beijing

5,471 miles, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles (CA), USA

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

Focus Group II, von ammon co, Washington (DC), USA


Furniture of Desire, Lie Lay Lain, New York (NY)

Chairs Beyond Right & Wrong, R & Company, New York (NY)

May You Live in Interesting Times, 58th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy


Adam McEwen Selects: Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Gladstone Gallery, 21st Street, New York (NY)

Fake as More, Front Desk Apparatus, New York (NY) and Simon Lee, New York (NY)

Pizza is God, NRW-Forum, Dusseldorf, Germany

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

Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA


.COM/.CN, presented by K11 Art Foundation and MoMA PS1, K11 Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Social Surfaces, Artist’s Space, New York (NY)

Ripple Effect, Centre for Contemporary Art FUTURA, Prague

(Interlude), Cookie Butcher, Brussels

Synthetic Divide, ACRUSH, Zurich, Switzerland

Fleming Faloon, Office Baroque, Brussels

Earth Day, Ramiken Crucible, New York (NY)

FRIEND ? ?, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland

Dreamlands (Screenings), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)

Videobox, Carreau du Temple, Paris

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

.COM/.CN, presented by K11 Art Foundation and MoMA PS1, K11 Art Foundation Pop-up Space, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong

Low, XYZ Collective, The Steak House Doskoi, Tokyo

Jade Bi, Galeria Madragoa, Lisbon

Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland

Galeria Madragoa, Lisbon

Oliver Twist, Chapter 2, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, New York (NY)


For Pete’s Sake, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm

Phantasmagoria, The Stolbun Collection, Chicago Project Space, Chicago (IL), USA

Not My Bridge Not My Water, Aetopoulos, Athens

Goulding the Lolly, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York (NY)

Your memories are our Future (curated by Palais de Tokyo & ACRUSH), ACRUSH, Zurich, Switzerland

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

The Coveter, Dickinson Roundell, New York (NY)

In the Making: Artists, Assistants, and Influence, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York (NY)

Fluidity, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany

One, No One and One Hundred Thousand, Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna

The Calder Prize 2005-2015, Pace London, London

Not For Sale, Lovaas Projects, Munich, Germany

Tomorrow is a new day, Yacht Walanka, Monaco

Roman á Clef and/or the Appetite of the Chef, Rainbow in Spanish, Los Angeles (CA), USA

An Idle Visitation, organized by AND NOW, Hester, and Tomorrow in Sante Fe (NM), USA


Darren Bader, Liz Magic Laser, Takeshi Murata, A Video Exhibition, Boatos Fine Art, São Paulo, Brazil

What We Found, Non Objectif Sud, Tulette, France

Under the Clouds, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal

The Luluennial: A Slight Gestuary, Lulu, Mexico City

Constructed Culture sounds like Conculture, Ellis King, Dublin

Political Populism, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna

Visitors, Governors Island, New York (NY)

The Daily Show, Bureau, New York (NY)

Objects, Food, Rooms,Tankya Bonakdar Gallery, New York (NY)

La vie modern, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France

Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland

Love For Three Oranges, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

Small Sculpture, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago (IL), USA


Never Enough: Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas (TX), USA

In Real Life, Christine Koenig Galerie, Vienna

RRBGGGRWW (polysemes), Grand Century, New York (NY)

Nuit Américaine, Office Baroque, Brussels

Tragedy + Time, Public Fiction and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (CA), USA

Urs Fischer curated show, Sadie Coles HQ, London

Parcours, Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland

2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)

Little Nassau, Brooklyn, New York (NY), USA

Vegetal Passion, Royal Garden 5 (online exhibition)

Day-For-Night, Office Baroque, Brussels

Parcours Frieze Projects 2014, Frieze New York, New York (NY)


Ground Control to Major Tom, Cookie Butcher, Antwerp, Belgium

Empire State, New York Art Now, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

Mixed Message Media, Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)

Young Collectors,Maison Particulière, Brussels

Antigrazioso, Nouvelles Vagues in the Palais de Tokyo, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

do it, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York (NY) (touring exhibition until 2019)

Le Quattro Stagioni, Trois Gnossiennes, Triple DJ, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy

This is THIS, Zach Feuer, New York (NY)

Air de Pied-à-terre, Lisa Cooley Gallery (NY)

What we did the following year, Ritter/Zamet, London

 ANAMERICANA, DEPART Foundation @ American Academy, Rome

Pataphysics, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York (NY)

PIZZA TIME!, Marlborough Broome St, New York (NY)   

Something About a Tree, FLAG Foundation, New York (NY)

Jew York, Untitled, New York (NY)

They might well have been remnants of the boat, Calder Foundation, New York (NY)

Haim Steinbach-Darren Bader, TheNow, miart, Milan, Italy


Funny, Flag Art Foundation, New York (NY)

Bulletin Boards, Venus Over Manhattan, New York (NY)
Inside the Banana, Algus Greenspon, New York (NY)
Home Again, Again, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (NY)
Creature From the Blue Lagoon, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York (NY)
Oh, You Mean Cellophane and all that Crap, Calder Foundation, New York (NY)
Kathryn Andrews, Darren Bader, and Karl Haendel, United Artists Ltd., Marfa (TX), USA
Blind Cut, Marlborough Gallery, New York (NY)

Untitled (Tea Party), Klosterfelde, Berlin

Ten Ten, Jason Alexander, New York (NY)

D’Après Giorgio, Casa-museo Giorgio de Chirico, Rome


Foot To Foot, Regina Gallery, London

Art Public, Art Basel: Miami Beach (FL), USA

The Color of Company, Abrons Art Center, New York (NY)

Histoires de votre vie, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium

Modify, As Needed, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami (FL), USA

Untitled group show, Untitled Gallery, New York (NY)

On Forgery, LAXART, Los Angeles (CA), USA

Touchy Feely, Human Resources Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA

Sculpture is three-dimensional artwork created by shaping or combining hard materials..., Johan Konig Gallery, Berlin
Broken Umbrellas, Laurel Gitlen Gallery, New York (NY)

Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium


Looking Back / The Fifth White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York (NY)
Which Which is Which and/or Summertime, White Flag Projects, St. Louis (MO), USA
Salad Days, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, New York (NY)
Greater New York, PS1 Center for Contemporary Art, New York (NY)
Support Group, Cottage Home, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Group Show: Katie Aliprando, Darren Bader, Matias Faldbakken, Mateo Tannat, 2nd Cannons, Los Angeles (CA), USA
The hoax is a hoax or may or may not be, Galerie Carlos Cardenas, Paris

The hoax is a hoax or may or may not be again, Galerie Carlos Cardenas, Paris
And So On..., And So On..., And So On..., Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York (NY)
White Room (with Margaret Lee and Michele Abeles), White Columns, New York (NY)


Rob Pruitt's Flea Market, Tate Modern, London
Cave Gallery,
Detroit (MI), USA

Don't Perish, Leo Koenig Inc., Projeckte, New York (NY)
To the Left of the Rising Sun,
Small A Projects Upstate, Greenwich, New York (NY)
Time-Life Part II,
Taxter & Spengemann, New York (NY)
The Drawing Center, New York (NY)
(with Ara Dymond and Uri Aran), Ritter/Zamet, London
After Image,
Peggy Tan & Antonio Serna's Space, 315 W39th St, New York (NY)
On From Here,
Guild & Greyschkul, New York (NY)
Boofthle Booth - Booth : Deux Doox - Hollywood Biennial
, Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Unfiction, Illinois State University Galleries, Normal, Illinois (II), USA

Taki Ishii Gallery, Armoury Show Booth, New York (NY)


The World is All That is The Case, Hudson Franklin, New York (NY)

Gaping Hole Found in Universe, Daniel Hug, Los Angeles (CA), USA

8 1/2 x 11 / A4, James Fuentes LLC The World is All That is The Case, Hudson Franklin, New York (NY)
Singular Friends: heaving up on one another's shoulders, Gresham’s Ghost, New York (NY)
To Illustrate and Multiply: An Open Book, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Object Salon, White Space Gallery, London

Iconic Boston BBQ, LaMontagne Gallery, Boston (MA), USA
Fair Market, Rental Gallery, New York (NY)

Abandoned Plot, Brooklyn, New York (NY)
PRUESSPRESS @ Rental, Rental Gallery, New York Gaping Hole Found in Universe, Daniel Hug, Los Angeles (CA), USA

 Boofthle, Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA


Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market, Frieze Art Fair, London
No Context, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
Overbite/ Underbite, Ritter/Zamet, London 


More Songs About Buildings and Food: A Recipe For Downtown, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, New York (NY)
GRUPE, GBE@Passerby, New York (NY); Mandrake, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Goodbye To All That, Rivington Arms, New York (NY)


The Pumpkin Show, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Put It In Your Mouth / I'll see you on the dark side of the prune, Rivington Arms, New York (NY)


Word of Mouth, Dinter Fine Art, New York

Do Something, Floating IP, Manchester, UK

2003 Study, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
Mad Little, Mad Little Gallery, New York (NY)
Emergence, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2000 Amok Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Brooklyn, New York (NY), USA

Curated Shows

2010 G_M_O_[sho], Nero Magazine http://www.neromagazine.it/gmo.html

The living and the dead (with Gavin Brown), Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York (NY)

2008 Sunshine (with Ritter/Zamet), Rental Gallery, New York (NY)

MoMA@Passerby: Dutch Elm Disease, GBE@Passerby, New York (NY)
Wu-Tang/googolplex Show (Congress), GBE@Passerby, New York (NY)
Overbite/Underbite (with Mirabelle Marden), Ritter/Zamet, London 

2006 GRUPE (with Jesse Willenbring), GBE@Passerby, New York; Mandrake, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2005 Put It In Your Mouth / I'll see you on the dark side of the prune, Rivington Arms, New York (NY)

Other Projects


CleanEquity® Conference, Fairmont Monte Carlo, Monaco


chess: relatives, The Highline, New York (NY)

2014 Come Away with Me, Frieze Projects, New York (NY)

Liberi Tutti, Fondazione Trussardi @ Teatro Arsenale, Milan

THENnow, booth (with Haim Steinbach), miart, Milan

2012 Life As a Readymade, published by Kiito-San, Brooklyn (NY), USA
2011 The Bearded Island (with Urs Fischer), published by Kiito-San, Brooklyn (NY), USA
2009 Do you have a name for this?, website project for Audio Visual Arts (AVA), New York (NY)
LHOOQ, a book with Brian Kennon and Chris Lipomi 
2008 artreview.com, Project Space, 4 – 11 February 
2007 Art Basel Miami Beach catalogues, Rivington Arms and Ritter/Zamet booths, NADA Fair, Miami (FL), USA
2006 Glennomnibus” in Textfield V


2014 Atelier Calder, Saché, France

Film screenings


Living Content Live, Times Square Space, New York, 27 October



Calder Prize, Calder Foundation, New York (NY)

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation biannual artist support program

Public Collections


Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (CO), USA

Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris

Centre National d' Art et de Culture Georges-Pompidou, Paris

Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas (TX), USA

The University of Chicago Booth School of Business Art Collection, Chicago (IL), USA

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (MN), USA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York