Rodolphe Janssen | Banks Violette

Banks Violette

BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1973 in Ithaca, NY

Lives and works in New York, NY

Education

2000

Columbia University, New York, NY, M.F.A.

1998

School of the Visual Arts, New York, NY, B.F.A.

1994-95

Tompkins Cortland Community College

Solo and Two Person Exhibitions

2012

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA USA

2011

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

Il Giardino dei Lauri, Il Giardino dei Lauri: Museo Civico Diocesano di S. M. dei Servi, Citta della Pieve, Italy (special project)

2010

Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY USA

2009

Drawings, Team Gallery, New York, NY USA

La Conservera, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Murcia, Spain. (C)

Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

2008

Maureen Paley, London, UK

Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Focus: Banks Violette, Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth, TX, USA

2007

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

Team Gallery, New York, NY USA

Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY USA

Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

2006

Standard, Oslo, Norway

Maureen Paley, London, UK

Gallery.Sora, Tokyo, Japan (with Gardar Eide Einarsson, with catalogue)

2005

On black wings/six-channel bleed (with Stephen O’Malley), Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA

2003

An Enquiry into those Kinds of Distress which excite agreeable sensations (1773): Slater Bradley & Banks Violette, Team Gallery, New York, NY USA

2002

Arroyo Grande, 7.22.95, Team Gallery, New York, NY USA

2000

Team Gallery, New York, NY USA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016

Golden Eggs, Team Gallery, New York, NY USA (organized by Alissa Bennett)

Uchronies, BPS22, Charleroi, Belgium

2014

BLACKOUT, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

2013

Altars of Madness, Casino Luxembourg
 Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg

Disaster, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris Pantin, France

Old Black (organised by Todd von Ammon), Team Gallery, New York, NY USA

2012

Accelerating toward Apocalypse, Works from the Doron Sebbag Art Collection, ORS Ltd, Givon Art Forum, Tel Aviv, Israel (curated by Tal Yahas, traveling to Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany)

Dark Garnaal, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Summer Project, Villa Knokke, Knokke Heist, Belgium

2011


Lustwarande ’11 – Raw, Park De Oude Warande, Tilburg, The Netherlands


Black Swan, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA USA

Robert Mapplethorpe: Night Work (curated by Scissor Sisters) Alison Jacques Gallery, London, UK

2010


Attitude, Initial Access, Wolverhampton, UK

Kurt, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA USA

Self-fulfilling Prophecies, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA

The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, 176 / Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK

NEW YORK The Loudest, Gallery Koko, Tokyo, Japan

2009


Elevator to the Gallows (curated by Banks Violette and Gerald Matt), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (travelling to DA2. Domus Artium, Salamanca). (C)

The End (curated by Eric Shiner), The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA USA

New York Minute, Macro Future Museum, Rome, Italy

2008


GSK Contemporary, Part II: Collision Course, Royal Academy of Art, London, UK

Sack of Bones, Asia Song Society, New York, NY USA

Extra-Light, Point Ephemere, Paris, France

For what you are about to receive, Gagosian Gallery, Red October Chocolate Factory, Moscow, Russia

Murder Letters, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal

That was then…This is now, P.S.1, New York, NY USA

The Great Transformation-Art and Tactical Magic, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany (C)

2007

Collection Show, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland

Disorder in the House, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium

The Eclectic Eye, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA USA

When We Build Let Us Think That We Build Forever, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, UK

My Sweet Sixteen Party, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

White Light, Sorlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway

The Shapes of Space, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY USA

U.S.A. Today, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Bastard Creature, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

LAST ATTRACTION NEXT EXIT, Max Wigram Temporary Exhibition Space, London, UK

2006

U.S.A. Today: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery, The Royal Academy, London, UK (travelled to St Petersburg, cf. 2007)

Defamation of Character (curated by Neville Wakefield), P.S.1., New York, NY USA

Lifestyle (curated by Konrad Bitterli, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Saint Gallen, Switzerland (C)

Cosmic Wonder (curated by Betty Nguyen), Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA USA (C)

Trial Balloons, MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Leon, Spain (C)

Youth of Today (curated by Matthias Ulrich), Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

DARK (curated by Jan Grosfeld), Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

I Love My Scene: Scene One, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY USA

The Image Is Gone, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

The Monty Hall Problem, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, USA.

While Interwoven Echoes Drip into a Hybrid Body – an Exhibition about Sound, Performance and Sculpture, (curated by Heike Munder and Raphael Gygax) Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland

2005

Thank You for the Music (curated by Johannes Fricke Waldthausen), Sprüth Magers Projekte, Munich, Germany

Blankness is Not a Void (curated by Gardar Eide Einarsson), Standard, Oslo, Norway

Bridge Freezes Before Road (curated by Neville Wakefield), Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY USA

La Beauté de l’Enfer: works on paper, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Greater New York, P.S.1, New York, NY USA

Suburbia, Galerie Lisa Ruyter, Vienna, Austria

Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York, NY USA (with Walter Redinger)

2004

The Black Album, Maureen Paley, London, UK

The Ice Age, Team Gallery, New York, NY USA

Beginning Here: 101 Ways, Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY USA

Art and Illusion: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Foundation, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA USA

Power, Corruption and Lies, Roth Horowitz, New York, NY USA

Noctambule, alternative space, Paris, France (under the auspices of D’Amelio Terras Gallery, New York)

The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA (C)

Scream, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY & Moore Space, Miami, FL USA

2003

Kult 48 Klubhouse, Deitch Projects, Brooklyn, NY USA

Flesh and Blood, Michael Steinberg, New York, NY USA

A Matter of Facts, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY USA

Back in Black, Cohan Leslie and Browne, New York, NY USA

Melvins, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY USA

The Return of the Creature (The Continuing Saga of Elementalism, … Conceptual Practice and Romanticism After Robert Smithson, … New Quasi-Cinemas, … and Post-Punk Existentialism), Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis Gartnerhaus, Bregenz, Austria

2001

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, Contemporary Arts Center, Atlanta, GA USA

Ghost Stories, Sandroni-Rey Gallery, Venice, Los Angeles, CA USA

Learned America, P.P.O.W., New York, NY USA

Diversity Plus: Emerging Artists in a Rapid World, Visual Arts Museum, New York, NY USA (C)

2000

Summer with Friends, Team, New York, NY USA

Two Friends and So On (curated by Rob Pruitt and Jonathan Horowitz), Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY USA

Columbia University M.F.A. Exhibition, alternative space, Brooklyn, NY USA

1999

Rachel Lowther and Banks Violette, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY USA

1998

Group Show (curated by Jeanne Siegel), Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY USA

1997

Group Show (curated by Carroll Dunham), Visual Arts Gallery, New York, NY USA

MX Group Show, Lower East Side Community Center, New York, NY USA

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2009

Elevator to the Gallows (curated by Banks Violette and Gerald Matt), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (travelling to DA2. Domus Artium, Salamanca). (C).

2006

War on 45/My Mirrors are Painted Black (For You), Bortolami Dayan, New York, NY USA

2003

Trans-national Monster League, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY USA

2001

Dear Dead Person, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY USA

1999

ZERO, Neiman Center for Print Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY USA

1998

Fearless Vampire Killer, ABC No Rio, New York, NY USA

AWARDS & GRANTS

2000

Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant

COLLECTIONS

The Coppel Foundation, Mexico

The Ellipse Foundation, Portugal

Frank Cohen Collection, Manchester, UK

The Jumex Foundation, Mexico

Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland

Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA USA

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY USA

The OverHolland Collection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Saatchi Collection, London, UK

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY USA

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA USA

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY USA