Kevin Beasley

Kevin Beasley, Movement II: BEATEN-FACE/TOMS/ARMS, TIES, & LEG/FLOOR/BODY/BASS, 2016. Performance view at Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Courtesy of the artist and Art Gallery of Ontario. Photo: Leah Maghanoy

Kevin Beasley, Your face is / is not enough, 2016. Performance view at The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago. Image courtesy the artist, Casey Kaplan, New York and The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago. Photo: Tom Van Eynde

Kevin Beasley, Movement II: BEATEN-FACE/TOMS/ARMS, TIES, & LEG/FLOOR/BODY/BASS, 2016. Performance view at Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. Courtesy of the artist and Art Gallery of Ontario. Photo: Leah Maghanoy

Kevin Beasley (b. 1985, Lynchburg, Virginia, USA) lives and works in New York, USA. Beasley’s practice traverses sculpture, photography, sound and performance. Through the material transformation of a synthesis of objects, ranging from clothing to studio happenings, Beasley reimagines both personal and wider cultural realities, eliciting new meaning within our shared histories. 

Recent exhibitions include Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, USA (2017); Hammer Projects, Los Angeles, USA (2017); The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, USA (2016–17); San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA (2016); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA (2015); MoMA PS1, Long Island City, USA (2015); Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada (2015); Whitney Biennial, New York, USA (2014); and Seoul Museum of Art, South Korea (2014).

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