Timeline

1978
Born in Miami, Florida, USA
1996
New World School of the Arts, Miami, Florida, USA
1999
McCullough Award for Painting, Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland, OH, USA
1999
Matching Fellowship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, USA
2001
Deans Fellowship, Columbia University, New York, NY, USA
2002
Rema Hort Foundation Grant, New York, NY, USA
Lives and works in Detroit, Michigan, USA

Exhibitions

2012
A brief suspension of disbelief, PKM Gallery, Seoul, Korea, June (solo)
2012
“Occult Contemporary”, Lehmann Maupin, New York, US, March 15 – April 21 (solo)
2012
“The other side”, cur. Réne Zechlin, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany, Feb. 18 – April 29
2012
“Paintings from the Rubell Family Collection”, Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid, Feb. 11 – June 17
2011
“Delicate Creatures from America”, Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy (solo)
2011
“El grito” Musac Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain, cur. María Inés Rodriguez & Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy
2011
“Perennial Affairs”, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland, June 11 (solo)
2011
„Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project“, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, cur. Stacy Engman
2011
Nothing in the World But Youth, Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent, United Kingdom (solo)
2011
Make Believe, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
2010
Considering Henry, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France (solo)
2010
“The Forest for the Trees”, Frederic Snitzer Gallery, Miami, US (solo)
2010
“The Hallucinations of Poets“, Victoria Miro, London, UK
2010
„Hernan Bas: A Fairy’s Tale“ PKM Gallery/Bartleby Bickle & Meursault, Seoul, South Corea (solo)
2010
“Father”, cur. Diego Singh, Mendes Wood, Sao Paulo, Brazil, Nov. 11 – Dec. 18
2010
“Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush projects and artists 2005-2010”, Gering and Lopez Gallery, New York
2010
“Five in Istanbul: A Selection of Artists from Lehmann Maupin Gallery”, cur. Isabella Icoz, Borusan Muzik Evi, Istanbul, Turkey
2010
“In the Company of Alice”, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2010
„Make Believe“, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
2010
“Lush Life 3: First Bird (A Few Butterflies)”, cur. Franklin Evans & Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Invisible-Exports, New York
2009
The Dance of the Machine Gun & other forms of unpopular expression, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York (solo)
In the land of make me believe, Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice (solo)
Hernan Bas: Works from the Rubell Family Collection, Brooklyn Art Museum (solo)
Wonderland: Through the looking glass, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands (solo)
The Collectors, The Nordic Pavilion and the Danish Pavilion, 53rd Venice Biennale (curated by Elmgreen & Dragset), Venice, Italy
SMALL,Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
Recent Acquisitions, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
Dilettantes, Dandies, and Divas, Gavlak, West Palm Beach, FL
2008
Ask the Sky, Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
The Unexplained, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
The Boys of Summer, The Fireplace Project (curated by Shelly Fox Aarons and Edsel Williams), East Hamptons, NY
( i- murj:d), Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
Miami Comes to the Hamptons, Snitzer – Arregui Project, East Hamptons, NY
The Dulcet Clime of the Bedchamber, Goff + Rosenthal (curated by Nicholas Weist), Berlin, Germany
Exhibitions 21: Selections from the Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY
6th Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea
2007
Hernan Bas: Works from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami (solo)
Evening Amusements, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, NY (solo)
Saints and Secret Sects, Galleria II Capricorno, Venice, Italy (solo)
Saints and Secret Sects, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England (solo)
Mephistopheles at 17, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia (solo)
Titled/Untitled: a collaborative exhibition featuring work from the Devonshire collection & Rubell collection, Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore, Ireland
Intimacy, Contemporary Art After Nine Eleven, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
Like Color in Pictures, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Size Matters (Part 1, XS-recent small-scale paintings), Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
2006
The Great Barrier Wreath, Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
A Silent Dirge, Galleria Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy (solo)
Dandies, Pansies and Prudes, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Paraisos Artificiales, Pilar Parra & Romero Gallería de Arte, Madrid, Spain
Breathing Time: Works from the Debra & Dennis Scholl collection, Newcomb Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA
Girlpower and Boyhood, Talbot Rice Gallery (in conjuction with Kunsthalle Brandts), University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Panic Room: works from the Dakis Joannou collection, Deste Foundation - Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Figuring the Landscape, Contemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT
Mixed Emotions, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
Think Warm, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Garden Party, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
2005
Once Upon a Time…, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
In the Low Light, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Recent Acquisitions, LA MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
Triumph of Painting – Part III, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
New Figuration, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark
MoCA and Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Little Odysseys, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Ten, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Ideal Worlds – New Romanticism in Contemporary Art Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Situational Prosthetics, New Langston Arts (curated by Nate Lowman), San Francisco, CA
2004
Soap Operatic, The Moore Space, Miami, FL (solo)
As if a Phantom Carres’d me, Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
Sometimes with One I Love, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
We May Even See the Wind Together, Schmidt Center Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL (solo)
Galleon and Other Stories, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Origins of Harold, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Miami Nice, Galerie Emmanuel Perotin, Paris, France
Happy Days Are Here Again, David Zwirner, New York, NY
Heavenly Creatures, Galerie Thaddeus Ropec, Salzburg, Austria
Whitney Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Drawing Show, The Green Barn, Sagaponack, NY
Painting 2004, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK
Obituary, Placemaker, Miami, FL
Lock Stock and Barrel, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
The 6th Annual Altoids Curiously Strong collection, Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA, travelling to Arthouse, Austin, TX, Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia, PA, and the New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
2003
We May Even See the Wind Together, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
Women Beware Women, curated by David Rimanelli, Deitch Projects, New York, NY
Summer Romance, Sandroni Rey, Venice, CA
Today’s Man, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY traveled to Hiromi Yoshi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Imagine: Selections from the Permanent Collection, MoCA, North Miami, FL
Made in Miami Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
New Art, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL
American Art Today: Faces and Figures, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, FL
2002
First Comes the Blood, Then Come the Boys Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
Love in Vein, Sandroni Rey, Venice, CA (solo)
It’s Super Natural, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL (solo)
Drawing Conclusions, Buena Vista Building (curated by Nina Arias), Miami, FL
In the Place of Revolution, The Great Hall of The Cooper Union, New York, NY
AOP002: The 37th Art on Paper Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, NC
Friends and Family, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, New York, NY
Dangerous Beauty, The Jewish Community Center in Manhattan, New York, NY
Champion, Zinc Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2001
Hernan’s Merit & the Nouveau Sissies, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL (solo)
Fast Forward, Projects at the Nash Hotel Art Fair, Miami Beach, FL
Humid, Moore Space (curated by Dominic Molon), Miami, FL
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL
2000
Slim Fast, Frances Wolfson Gallery (curated by Goran Tomcic), Miami Dade Community College, Miami, FL(solo)
Making Art in Miami: Travels in Hyperreality, Museum of Contemporary Art (curated by Bonnie Clearwater), Miami, FL
Robot, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
Ob-la-di-Ob-la-da, Art Center/South Florida (urated by Gean Moreno), Miami Beach, FL
Young Miami, Wooster Projects, New York, NY
The Home Show, 890 NE 90th Street, Miami, FL
Departing Perspectives, Espirito Santo Building (curated by Fred Snitzer), Miami, FL
1999
Wish You Were Here, Box Forum, Miami, FL
TRANScontinENTal Galerie, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Superfantastic 7, The Dirt Room, Kansas City, OH
1998
The Fashion Issue: four simple steps towards younger looking skin, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
1997
Frank: an adj ConnotingSuperfantastic Baltimore, MD
Group Show, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, FL

Public Collections

Hirschorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL, USA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
New Britian Museum of American Art, New Britian, CT, USA
Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, USA
Samuso: Sapce for Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA, USA
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA

Literature

2012
„Hernan Bas. The other side“, Ed. Kunstverein Hannover, Distanz Verlag, ex.cat.
2008
David Colman, Hernan Bas, Elle Décor, May 2008
2008
Hernan Bas: Where the Boys Aren’t, Wound, Issue 2, 2008
2007
Mark Coetzee & Mark Clintberg, Hernan Bas: A literal reference, Arte al Dia International, Issue 121
2007
Jessica Lack, Hernan Bas, The Guardian Guide, 2 June 2007
2007
Ossian Ward, Ab 2. Juni: Hernan Bas zeigt in London seine dekadenten Heiligenbilder, Monopol, Nr. 6/2007
2007
“Hernan Bas. Works form the Rubell Family Collection“, Ed. Mark Coetzee, Rubell Family Collection, Miami RFC, ex.cat.
2006
Sarah Douglas, Hernan Bas: L’Invenzione dell’Amore, Flash Art, June – July 2006
2006
Emma Gravagnuolo, Hernan Bas, Arte, June 2006
2006
Michelle Weinberg, Hernan Bas, Tema Celeste, Issue 114, March/April 2006
2006
Holland Cotter, Hernan Bas: Dandies, Pansies & Prudes, New York Times, March 24 2006
2006
Elisa Turner, The Hardy Boys Meet the Sea Nymphs, ArtNews, January 2006
2005
Ideal Worlds (exhibition catalogue), Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
2005
Enrique Fernandez and Fabiola Santiago, Miami Makes the Scene, The Miami Herald, 30 November
2005
Humberto Guida, In a Class by Themselves, Art Basel Miami Beach
2005
Elisa Turner, Made in Miami, The Miami Herald, 9 October
2005
Carlos Suarez de Jesus, Big Man on Canvas, Miami New Times, 10 – 16 November
2005
Elisa Turner, Global Art Locally: Rubell Collection Showcases Miami Artists, The Miami Herald, 26 June
2005
Alfredo Triff, Cracking Stereotypes, Miami New Times, 2 June
2005
Patricia Ellis, Triumph of Painting – Part III, Saatchi Gallery, London
2005
Bonnie Clearwater, MoCA and Miami, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
2005
Omar Sommeryns, The Miami Art World is Vapid Like a Soap Opera – Hernan Bas is not, www.ignoremagazine.com, July issue
2005
Fisun Güner, Gothic Worlds Collide, The Metro, 29 March 2005
2005
Nick Hackworth, Bas proves power of the brush, Evening Standard, 24 March
2005
Jessica Lack, Hernan Bas, Preview, the Guardian Guide, 19 March
2005
Sarah Douglas, Hernan Bas: Meet Me at the Cemetary Gate, Flash Art, January – February 2005
2005
Robert J. Hughes, Up and Coming: Hernan Bas, Artist, Weekend Journal, The Wall Street Journal, February 25
2005
Joao Ribas, The Other Side of Paradise, Art Review, December 2004 – January 2005
2004
Soap Operatic: Hernan Bas introduction by Silvia KarmanTexts by Nancy Spector, Massimiliano Gioni and Hernan Bas
2004
Karen Rosenberg, Rothko Triumphed Renoir, New York, 20 – 27 December, p.84
2004
Elizabeth Schambelan, Hernan Bas, Daniel Reich Gallery, Artforum, December Best of 2004 Issue
2004
Anna-Maria Diaz-Balart, The Mind of An Artist, Loft, December, pp. 24-26
2004
Talent: Boys Gone Wild, New York, 20 September, p. 89
2004
Roberto Juarez, Artists on Artists: Roberto Juarez on Hernan Bas, The Bomb, Summer, pp. 14-15
2004
Turn up the Bas, 95 East, Spring 2004, p. 72
2004
David Amber, Bas Relief, New Times Broward Palm Beach, 1 – 7 April
2004
Elisa Turner, Critic’s Pick, The Miami Herald, 12 March
2004
Hunting Season Opens, The New York Times, Arts & Leisure, 7 March
2004
Fisun Güner, Young Pros, Evening Standard, MetroLife, London 14 April
2004
Helen Sumpter, Painting 2004: Victoria Miro, Time Out London, April
2004
Pascale Dupuy, Miami S’ExposeI, Elle, February, pp. 102-103
2004
Elisa Turner, Amazing Journey, Tropical Life, The Miami Herald, 19 January. Cover Story
2004
Matthew Kangas, Humor, social commentary leave lasting impression, The Seattle Times, 9 January
2003
Roni Feinstein, Report From Miami, Art in America, December, p. 56
2003
Best Solo Show: Hernan Bas – First Comes the Blood, Then Come the Boys, Sun Post, December 13
2003
Whitney Announces Biennial Artists, Art in America, December p. 128
2003
Candice Russell, South Florida Cultural Consortium Recipients, South Florida Times, October p. 20
2003
Holland Cotter, By and About Men, They’re Running with It, The New York Times, 8 August
2003
Elisa Turner, The Joys of Summer, The Miami Herald, 3 August, 3M
2003
Michael Cohen, The New Gothic: Scary Monsters and Super Creeps, Flash Art, July – September, vol. XXXVI, No. 231, pp. 108 – 110
2003
Galleries – Downtown: Women Beware Women, The New Yorker, December 1 and December 13
2003
Martha Schwendender Women Beware Women, Time Out, New York. 4 – 11 December, Issue no. 427
2003
Reena Jana, Miami, art on paper, January p. 68
2003
Elisa Turner, Consortium Surprises, As Usual, Miami Herald, August 3
2002
Street Miami, March 29 – April 4
2002
Smoke and Mirrors: Art in Magic City, The Miami Herald, The Ticket, 5 July
2002
Art Basel and Beyond, Street Miami, 6 – 12 December
2002
Reena Jana,Gallery Walk: Miami, art on paper, April
2002
Eileen Kinsella, Wise Buys, ARTNews, summer
2002
Damarys Ocaña, Humid, Art Papers Magazine, March / April
2002
Shana Nys Dambrot, Hernan Bas, tema celeste, #96. P. 93
2002
Walter Robinson, More From Miami, artnet.com, December 9
2002
Alfredo Triff, Summer Fashion, Miami New Times: Art, July 25-31
2002
Elisa Turner, Sharp FIU Exhibit Nails Complex Human Condition, The Miami Herald: Visual Arts, January 19
2002
Elisa Turner, Hardy Boys Meet Teen Angst, Miami Herald, December 1
2002
Independent Events: Art Basel Miami Beach, The Miami Herald, 1 December
2002
Ear Candy, Street Miami: Art Listings, 11 – 17 January
2002
Damarys Ocaña, Boy Story: Hernan Bas keeps the narrative about sexuality going at Snitzer show, The Street, 27 December 2002 – 2 January 2003, p. 64
2001
Gean Moreno, Miami, Art Papers Magazine, November / December
2001
Damarys Ocaña, Artist’s Works are SlimFast Pickings, Street Miami, 5 – 11 January
2001
Damarys Ocaña, Gender Benders, Street Miami: Artseen
2001
Miguel A. Sirgado, Los Escenarios Apacibles de Hernan Bas, El Nuevo Herald: Artes Y Letras, July
2001
Alfredo Triff, Hernan’s Merit and the Nouveau Sissies, Miami New Times: Art
2001
Nouveau Sissies on Display, The Miami Herald, The Ticket, July 6
2000
Robot, The Miami Herald, The Ticket, 1 December
2000
An Artistic Ode to Miami, Street Miami, Artseen, December 22 – 26
2000
Loann Halden, Travels in Hernanland, Miami, Only in TWN
2000
Elisa Turner, MoCAs Heart, Art, Right at Home in Miami, Miami Herald: Living and Arts, 29 November