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Joshua Abelow

Born 1976, Frederick, MD
Lives and works in New York, NY


Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Installation view, Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY, 2015

Running Witch, 2014, oil on linen, 72 x 54 inches

Running Witch, 2014, oil on linen, 72 x 54 inches

Running Witch, 2014, oil on linen, 72 x 54 inches

Running Witch, 2014, oil on linen, 72 x 54 inches

Installation view, ABELOW ON DELANCEY, James Fuentes, New York, 2013

Installation view, ABELOW ON DELANCEY, James Fuentes, New York, 2013

Installation view, Keeping a Close Eye on the Wind w/ Gene Beery, Bodega, New York, NY, 2014

Installation view, Keeping a Close Eye on the Wind w/ Gene Beery, Bodega, New York, NY, 2014


CV (Selection)

Born 1976, Frederick, Maryland
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York



MFA Painting, Cranbrook Academy of Art


BFA Painting, Rhode Island School of Design

Solo Exhibitions


Motion Pictures, Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles

Running Witches in Chelsea, James Fuentes temporary space, New York

Freddy, James Fuentes, New York


Good Morning, BFA Boatos Fine Arts, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Running Witches, Freddy, Harris, NY


RELAX, Arts+Leisure, New York


ABELOW ON DELANCEY, James Fuentes, New York

PAINTER, Wasserman Projects, Birmingham, Michigan, MI

Gold Paintings, Solo booth presentation, Art Brussels with James Fuentes, New York, NY and Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels, Belgium


ABELOW SCHMABELOW, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

Famous Artist, Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels, Belgium

Solo booth presentation, Frieze New York with James Fuentes, New York, NY

JOSHUA ABELOW, Office Hours, Burlington, VT

Songs From A Room, Devening Projects + Editions, Chicago, IL


DUMB & EASY, Tomorrow Gallery, Toronto, Canada

OH! ABELOW, James Fuentes, New York, NY

Two Person Exhibitions


TBT, with Bjorn Copeland, Cooper Cole, Toronto, Canada (Upcoming)


Keeping A Close Eye on the Wind, with Gene Beery, Bodega, New York, NY (Upcoming)


Brother/Sister, with Tisch Abelow, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA

Group Exhibitions


Foundation Barbin Presents: REDUX (Sort of), curated by Lukcy DeBellevue, Kai Matsumiya, New York


PaintersNYC, Paramo, Guadalajara, Mexico

Second Show, EDDYSROOM, Brooklyn, NY

Intimacy in Discourse: Reasonable-Sized Paintings, curated by Phong Bui, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ

Anxiously Attached, Essex Flowers, New York, NY (reading performed by Brian Belott, Billy Grant, and Jamian - Juliano-Villani)

826NYC Exhibition & Auction, David Zwirner, New York, NY. Jurassic Paint, New Scenario, (online only)

Popular Panorama 2, Secret Recipe, Los Angeles - The Guston Effect, Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston, MA.

2015 White Columns Benefit Exhibition, White Columns, New York, NY


The Built Environment: Lower East Side in Istanbul, curated by Kathleen Madden, Mixer, Istanbul, Turkey (Fall 2014)

Surrender Flags, Ampersand Gallery & Fine Books, Portland, OR (Fall 2014)

What Was The Question, David Petersen Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Don't Look Now, curated by 247365, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY

Joshua Abelow / Heather Guertin / Zak Prekop / Shunsuke Imai "paintings," Hagiwara Projects, Tokyo, Japan

John De Andrea "Lisa" with Joshua Abelow, Julia Rommel, Stefan Rinck, Peter Schuyff, Sorry We're Closed, Brussels, Belgium

This One's Optimistic, Pincushion, curated by Cary Smith, New Britain Museum of Art, New Britain, CT

Ok Great Thanks This Is So Ridiculous, curated by Brion Nuda Rosch, Acme, Los Angeles

Riding the Earth Boy 40, Mission Comics & Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Particular Pictures (curatorial project with Emily Ludwig Shaffer), The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York

Spitball, curated by Progress Report, Storefront Ten Eyck, Brooklyn, NY


Endless Vacation, Cooper Cole Gallery, Toronto, Canada

This is the story of America, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

Draw Gym, curated by Brian Belott, 247365 and Know More Games, Brooklyn, NY

Rock Art & the X-ray Style, curated by Ryan Foerster, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn, NY

The Fruit Loop, Soloway, Brooklyn, NY

Home Screen –, The Suzanne Geiss Company, New York, NY

Jew York, Zach Feuer Gallery and UNTITLED, New York, NY

DNA: Strands of Abstraction, Loretta Howard Gallery, New York, NY

1XX, Launch F18, New York, NY

Prague Biennale 6, Prague, Czechoslovakia

Rug Whoops, The Sunday Painter, London, UK

Land Ho!, curated by Holly Coulis and Ridley Howard, Virginia Commonwealth University, Fine Arts Gallery, Richmond, VA

DOWNTOWN: A View of the Lower East Side, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai, China

New York I Love You Sometimes, Classic Six, New York

Encounter, Zurcher Studio, New York


Pig Party, New York

Epiphanic Glow, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Breadbox, ZieherSmith at the ICON, Nashville, TN

Can't Stop Rock Lobster, Shoot The Lobster, New York

B-Out, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York

Fukengruven, Bodega, Philadelphia, PA

Sleep Late, My Lady Friend, Joshua Abelow, Ella Kruglyanskaya, and Daniel Rios Rodriguez, Horton Gallery, Berlin, Germany


Tailgates & Substitutes, Thierry Goldberg, New York

Go Figure, Dodge Gallery, New York

If you like it, take it home, ART BLOG ART BLOG, New York

Behind the Curtain, A Lock of Hair Falling, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL

Wild Beasts, Champion, Austin, TX

Dead In August, The Pentagon, Brooklyn, NY

Can I Get A Witness?, ART BLOG ART BLOG, New York

Summer Salt, The Proposition, New York

^..^ / :), Casita Maria Center for the Arts and Education, Bronx, NY

LISTE The Young Art Fair Basel with James Fuentes

ABC123, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY

The Working Title, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY

Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. John Lutz, Wildlife, Brooklyn, NY

A Healthy Skepticism, Swimming Pool Project Space, Chicago, IL

Tompkins Projects West: Works on Paper, Dan Graham, Los Angeles, CA

Color Me Bad, Nudashank, Baltimore, MD

An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, Cabinet, Brooklyn, NY and Mass MoCa, North Adams, MA


All in the Family, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY

Power to the People, Feature Inc., New York

Anti-Anti/Non-Non, Hal Bromm, New York

Exit Light, Reference, Richmond, VA

Sonny Smith: 100 Records, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA and Cinders Gallery, New York

Text as Image, Lump, Richmond, VA

TETE-A-CLACK, Galerie im Reigierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany

Paper! Awesome!, Baer Ridgeway Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA

The PDA Show, No Brow Coffee, Ken Sanders Rare Books, Alchemy Coffee, The Utah Pride Center, Salt Lake City, UT

Portable Caves, HKJB, Long Island City, NY

Awards and Residencies


The Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT


The Banff Centre, Alberta, Canada


Takt Kunstprojectraum, Berlin, Germany



ABELOW BEERY, Bodega, New York

RELAX, Arts+Leisure, New York


ART FICTION, Karma, New York

ART TIME, James Fuentes, New York


Painter's Journal, Peradam and James Fuentes, New York

Public Collections

Dikeou Collection, Denver, CO

Aïshti, Beirut, LB

High Art Museum, Atlanta, GA

Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY



Maximilíano Durón, Preview the 2016 Armory Show,” ARTnews, March, 2016

Johnny Le, “Joshua Abelow ‘Motion Pictures’ Exhibition at Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles,” Purple DIARY, March, 2016

Penny Rafferty, “NETWORKS // Post-Cube Practice: An Interview with New Scenario,” Berlin Art Link, February, 2016

Editors of Autre, “Joshua Abelow ‘Motion Pictures’ @ Tif Sigfrids Gallery in Los Angeles,” Autre, February, 2016

Editors of Terremoto, “Good Morning, Joshua Abelow, BFA Boatos,” Terremoto, February, 2016

Maximilíano Duron, “Joshua Abelow Selects ‘Pictures at an Exhibition,’” ARTnews, February, 2016

Paige K. Bradley, “Ooh LA LA,” Art Forum Diary, February, 2016

Keith J. Varadi, “Cronies in a California Dream,” Spike Art Magazine, February, 2016

Dylan Kerr, “Who, or What, Is Puppies Puppies? Meet the Art World’s Most ‘Huh?’ Viral Sensation, Artspace, January, 2016


Editors of O Fluxo, ‘2015: The Year in Art Exhibitions,” O Fluxo, December, 2015

Colin Alexander, “Joshua Abelow of Freddy Gallery,” Post-Office Arts Journal, December, 2015

William Grimes, “George Ortman, Artist Whose Work Presaged Minimalism, Dies at 89,” The New York Times, December, 2015

Maura Egan, “Welcome to Brussels: Europe’s Unexpected Art-World Hotspot,” Travel + Leisure, December, 2015

Editors of SPBH, “JOSHUA ABELOW,” Self Publish, Be Happy, December, 2015

Emily Torrey, “New York Artist-Run Galleries You Need to Know, Part II,” Artsy, November, 2015

Terence Hannum, “Rosy Keyser: Lap of the High Plains,” Bmore Art, October, 2015

Vincenzo Della Corte, “Joshua Abelow, Running Witches, Church Show, Harris, New York,” A Raw Tip, October, 2015

Michael Anthony Farley, “Wednesday Links: Octogenarian Artists Hit the Market,” Art F City, September, 2015

Kat Herriman and Gay Gassman, “Match the Artists with Their Childhood Works: Round Two,” T Magazine, 2015


“incidental drawings by Joshua Abelow,” The Believer, September, 2014

Tony Mangle, "Scarving Artists with Massif Central’s Tessa Perutz and Pio Abad,"
Art Daily Bread, June, 2014

Scott Indrisek, “5 Must-See Gallery Shows in New York,” ArtInfo, April, 2014

Quintessa Matranga, “Joshua Abelow Interview,” Mission Comics and Art Gallery Tumblr, 2014

“Self-Portrait with de Chirico and Other Works by Joshua Abelow,” The White Review No. 10, 2014

Erik Saglia, “Paula Brunner Abelow at Lucie Fontaine, Milan,” ATP Diary, February, 2014

Christine Snyder, “Honored in Italy, Charles Town painter gets solo show in Milan,” Spirit of Jefferson Farmers Advocate, February, 2014


Josh Reames, "Joshua Abelow // James Fuentes," The Seen, November, 2013

Andrew Russeth, “ʻJoshua Abelow: Abelow on Delanceyʼ at James Fuentes,” Gallerist NY, November, 2013

Nathaniel Lee, “Joshua Ableow,” Artforum Critics Picks, November, 2013

Howard Hurst, “Mr. Internet Paints a Picture,” Hyperallergic, November, 2013

Flash Art, "10 Questions about Painting," Flash Art Magazine, October, 2013

Alexandre Stipanovich, "Joshua Abelow at James Fuentes," Opening Ceremony, October, 2013

Kari Cholnoky and Auggie Oz, "Joshua Abelow Interview," Carets and Sticks, October, 2013

Paddy Johnson, “Black and White: Joshua Abelow at James Fuentes,” Art F City, October, 2013

Jason Stopa, “Joshua Abelow with Jason Stopa,“ The Brooklyn Rail, October, 2013

Keith J. Varadi, “Abelow 101,” Wow Huh, October, 2013

John Corso, “Spoofing the Self-Portrait: Joshua Abelow at Wasserman,”
Huffington Post, October, 2013

Roberta Smith, “Brian Belott: 'Draw Gym,’” The New York Times, September, 2013

“Joshua Abelow is Willing to Risk Everything,” Artsy, September, 2013

“In Conversation with Joshua Abelow & Keith J. Varadi,” Elena Michael, May/June, 2013

Artspace Editors, "6 of Our Favorite Booths at NADA New York," Artspace, May, 2013

Sarah Gerard, “The Way of the Artist,” BOMBLOG, March, 2013

New American Paintings, "13 To Watch in 2013: NAP Publisher's Picks," New
American Paintings, January, 2013


ATP Diary, “Short interview with Joshua Abelow – Brand New Gallery,” ATP Diary, November, 2012

Art+Auction Magazine, “Sorry We’re Closed, Joshua Abelow, Famous Artist,” Art+Auction

Magazine, November, 2012

Frank Exposito, “Joshua Abelow,” BOMBLOG, November, 2012

Jason Brinkerhoff, “In Conversation: Joshua Abelow Interviewed By Jason Brinkerhoff,” NY Arts, September, 2012

John Ganz, “Art Books: Painter's Journal,” The Brooklyn Rail, October, 2012

Matthew Schnipper, “Interview: Joshua Abelow,” FADER, September, 2012

Ella Kruglyanskaya, “Scroll Contributor | Joshua Abelow Chats with Ella Kruglyanskaya,” Paddle8 Blog, July, 2012

Joshua Abelow, “In Conversation: Joshua Abelow Interviews Ted Gahl,” NY Arts, June, 2012

Shireen Lohrasbe, "June 2012: Spring Art Market Report," White Hot Magazine, June, 2012

Deborah E. Gimelson, "FRIEZE: Taking the Chill Out of Art Fairs," GALO Magazine, June, 2012

Sharon Butler, "Books: Joshua Abelow's 1999," Two Coats of Paint, June, 2012

Katy Diamond Hamer, "Top Picks @ Frieze Art Fair New York," Eye Towards the Dove, May, 2012

Frank Expósito, "Still Hung up on FRIEZE?," The Ground, May, 2012

Barry Schwabsky, "Frieze Frame: On Art Fairs," The Nation, May, 2012

M. H. Miller, "Frieze New York Begins with an Undependable GPS, Quick Sales and Inflatable Rats," New York Observer, May, 2012

New American Paintings, "New American Paintings visits Frieze and NADA," New American Paintings, May, 2012

Katya Kazakina and Philip Boroff, "Ruffalo Fries Sausages, Mack, Marron Try N.Y. Frieze Fair," Bloomberg, May, 2012

Modern Painters, "Modern Painters Magazine's Top Picks From Frieze New York," Modern Painters, May, 2012

Holland Cotter, “On an Island Worker Bees Fill a Long White Hive,” New York Times, May, 2012

Tessa Perutz, "Joshua Abelow Interview," Sessions, April, 2012

Joshua Abelow, “Interview with Gene Beery,” ART BLOG ART BLOG, March, 2012

Stephan Truax, “Review: ART BLOG ART BLOG,” ArtPulse, February, 2012

New American Paintings, "Joshua Abelow at Devening Projects + Editions," New American Paintings, February, 2012

Sharon Butler, "Part 2: Joshua Abelow's painting process," Two Coats of Paint, February, 2012

Sam Trioli, "CCOONNVVEERRSSAATTIIOONN Interview with Joshua Abelow and Sam Trioli," site95 Journal, February, 2012


Sharon Butler, "Part I: Where is Joshua Abelow?," Two Coats of Paint, December, 2011

Jonathon TD Neil, “Review: Can I Get a Witness?,” ArtReview, November, 2011

Linnea Kniaz, “Can I Get a Witness?,” The Brooklyn Rail, September, 2011

James Horner, “Now You See It,”, September, 2011

Art Fag City, "Art Fag City’s 2011 September Preview: Gallery Edition," Art Fag City, September, 2011

Howard Hurst, “Art Blog Art Blog Art Space,” Hyperallergic, July, 2011

Amanda Schmitt, “Featured Gallery: ART BLOG ART BLOG,” ARTCARDS Review, July, 2011

Paddy Johnson, “How an Art Blog Became a Gallery,” The L Magazine, June, 2011

Andrew Russeth, “Bushwick’s WILDLIFE: ‘Selections from the Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Jon Lutz,’” 16 Miles of String, March, 2011

Maria Rapoport, “Avatar: Portrait of the Artist,” Artslant, February, 2011

“Joshua Abelow: OH! ABELOW,” Time Out New York, January, 2011

Joshua Abelow, “Frederick's Joshua Abelow Exhibits Paintings in New York,” Frederick News-Post, January, 2011

James Michael Shaeffer, Jr, “Joshua Abelow,” The Junior Varsity Vol. 1, 2011

Emily Nathan, “So Abelow,” Artslant, January, 2013

David John, “Joshua Abelow, YHBHS Interview,” YHBHS Blog, June, 2010

Lauren LaRocca, “Well-traveled artist returns home to Frederick,” Frederick News-Post, February,


Kris Chatterson, “Joshua Abelow: Studio Visit,” Progress Report, December, 2010

See PDF for full CV



Noam Rappaport
May 31–June 25, 2017

Opening reception:

May 31st, 6-8pm.







Paul Gagner in Hyperallergic

Daniel Gordon in The New York Times, February 2017 (PDF↓)

James Fuentes in The New York Times

Joshua Abelow at Allen and Eldridge in Contemporary Art Daily

Velvet Rage Flaming Youth and The Gift of Desperation in Hyperallergic

McDermott & McGough in The New York Times

Alison Knowles at The James Gallery in The New Yorker

Amalia Ulman in ArtNews

McDermott & McGough on Filthy Dreams

McDermott & McGough In Time Out New York (PDF↓)

Bad Faith in Frieze Magazine (PDF↓)

McDermott & McGough in ArtForum

Amalia Ulman in keen magazine

McDermott & McGough in Time Out New York

Bad Faith in The New Yorker (PDF↓)

BB9 in ArtForum featuring Amalia Ulman

Bad Faith in The New York Times (PDF↓)

Bad Faith in The Art Newspaper

Jonas Mekas & Douglas Gordon in The New York Times

Bad Faith in The Village Voice

Benjamin Senior in AnOther Magazine

McDermott & McGough at James Fuentes in Spike (PDF↓)

Jonas Mekas in ARTnews

Jonas Mekas in The Art Newspaper

Benjamin Senior in The Nation

Julieta Aranda in The New Yorker

Benjamin Senior in Blouin Artinfo

Benjamin Senior in Bloomberg News

Benjamin Senior in Frieze

Noam Rappaport in ArtForum (PDF↓)

Noam Rappaport at Ratio 3 is an ArtForum Critic's Pick (PDF↓)

James Fuentes on Artsy

James Fuentes in Bloomberg

Noam Rappaport in SFAQ

Benjamin Senior in ArtForum

Joshua Abelow on ARTnews

Lizzi Bougatsos in Hyperallergic

Lizzi Bougatsos in Art Observed

Lonnie Holley in The New York Times

Lonnie Holley on Artnet

James Fuentes on ARTnews

Lonnie Holley and Joe Minter at the Outsider Art Fair

Amalia Ulman in the London Telegraph

Lizzi Bougatsos in Ravelin Magazine

Tamuna Sirbiladze in Art in America, 2016

Amalia Ulman, Stock Images of War in Los Angeles

James Fuentes in Bloomberg

Jessica Dickinson at Asad Raza's Home Show

Amalia Ulman at The Tate

Amalia Ulman at Whitechapel Gallery

John McAllister in art ltd.

Jonas Mekas in The New York Times, November 2015

James Fuentes in Interior Design (PDF↓)

Benjamin Senior in Art Review (PDF↓)

Amalia Ulman in Interview Magazine

Amalia Ulman in The Guardian

John McAllister at Richard Telles is an Artforum Critic's Pick

Landon Metz in The Brooklyn Rail

Joshua Abelow on Contemporary Art Daily

​Lonnie Holley at The Halsey Institute ​

Amalia Ulman at the Utah Museum of Contemporary Art

Lonnie Holley in ​the ​Financial Times (PDF↓)

Amalia Ulman in Artnet

These Are Not My Horses is an Artforum Critic's Pick

Jessica Dickinson interviewed for The Brooklyn Rail

​Amalia Ulman in Dazed

Lonnie Holley at Frieze New York

Lonnie Holley in Artnet

Amalia Ulman in Texte Zur Kunst

Amalia Ulman in The New York Times Magazine (PDF↓)

Alison Knowles in Artforum (PDF↓)

Jessica Dickinson in Art Practical