Paul Kasmin Gallery

Deborah Kass

(American, b. 1952)

7 ghost yentls (my elvis) by deborah kass

Deborah Kass

7 Ghost Yentls (My Elvis), 1997

after louise bourgeois by deborah kass

Deborah Kass

After Louise Bourgeois, 2010

altered image #2 by deborah kass

Deborah Kass

Altered Image #2, 1994–1995

big funk by deborah kass

Deborah Kass

Big Funk, 2007

camouflage self portrait by deborah kass

Deborah Kass

Camouflage Self Portrait, 1994–1997

daddy by deborah kass

Deborah Kass

Daddy, 2008

Biography

Timeline

1952
Born: in San Antonio, TX
1968 - 1970
Art Students League, New York, NY
1972
Whitney Museum Independent Studies Program, New York, NY
1974
BFA (Painting), Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
1987
Award from the National Endowment for the Arts in Painting
1991
New York State Foundation for the Arts, Fellowship in Painting
1992
Art Matters Inc. Grant
1996
Art Matters Inc. Grant
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Exhibitions

2011
Identity Crisis: Authenticity, Attribution and Appropriation, The Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY
The Deconstructive Impulse, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
Seeing Gertrude Stein: Five Stories, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA;The National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
2010
More feel good paintings for feel bad times, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
Shifting the Gaze: Painting and Feminism, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
Look Again, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Thanks for Being With Us: Contemporary Art from the Douglas Nielsen Collection, The Tucson Museum of Art, Tucson, AZ
2009
Great Women Artists: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
2008
Art, Image, and Warhol Connections, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
2007
Feel good paintings for feel bad times, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005
Upstarts and Matriarchs: Jewish Women Artists and the Transformation of American Art, Mizel Center for Arts and Culture, Denver, CO
2001
Deborah Kass: The Warhol Project, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, NC (solo)
Contemporary Art and Celebrity Culture, Betty Rymer Gallery, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2000
Deborah Kass: The Warhol Project, University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA; Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, Houston, TX (solo)
1999
Deborah Kass: The Warhol Project, Newcombe Art Gallery, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA (solo)
1998
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA (solo)
In Your Face, The Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA