Walead Beshty


Biography

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Exhibitions


A Machinery for Living
A Machinery for Living
Organized by Walead Beshty
July 2 - August 8, 2014



Selected Press


Camera Austria
Sensitive Material    (PDF 2 MB)

Natural Histories
In Coversation with Bob Nickas    (PDF 97 K)



Catalogues


Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Natural Histories
Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Selected Correspondences 2001-2010
Walead Beshty
Walead Beshty
Pulleys, Cogwheels, Mirrors, and Windows (UMMA Projects 1: March 28-June 28, 2009)




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    A Diagram of Forces
    Installation view
    Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
    2011
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    A Diagram of Forces
    Installation view
    Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Madrid, Spain
    2011
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    A Diagram of Forces
    Installation view
    Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
    2011
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    Picture Made by My Hand with the Assistance of Light
    2011
    Black and white fiber based photographic paper
    56 1/2 x 110 1/2 inches
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    Picture Made by My Hand with the Assistance of Light
    2011
    Black and white fiber based photographic paper
    56 1/2 x 110 1/2 inches
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    Copper Remnant (Table: designed by unknown, date unknown; Rue de Livourne 35, Brussels, Belgium, September 6th, 2011)
    2012
    Polished copper
    60 x 120 inches
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    Copper Surrogate (Table: designed by Florence Knoll, 1961; 9016 Santa Monica Boulevard, Los Angeles, California, July 17 - August 21, 2010)
    2011
    Polished copper
    48 x 81 x 1 1/2 inches
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    Legibility on Color Backgrounds
    Installation view
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
    2009
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    Legibility on Color Backgrounds
    Installation view
    Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
    2009
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    Black Curl (9:6/YMC/Six Magnet: Los Angeles, California, March 21st 2013, Fuji Color Crystal Archive Super Type C, Em. No. 186-007, 08513)
    2013
    Color photographic paper
    52 x 101 1/4 inches
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    White Curl (CMY/Four Magnet: Los Angeles, California, February 28th 2013, Fuji Color Crystal Archive Super Type C, Em. No. 166-016, 05213)
    2013
    Color photographic paper
    52 x 102 3/4 inches
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    Selected Works (2005-2008/November 18th 2008-October 20th 2009)
    2009
    Color photographic paper, black and white fiber-based photographic paper, archival inkjet papers
    51 x 91 inches
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    A Diagram of Forces
    Installation view
    Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
    2011
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    Wide-format Inkjet Printer (Epson), Los Angeles, California, July 25th 2008
    2009
    Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inkjet print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper
    26 x 36 inches
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    Fabricator (JD), Glendale. California, July 9th 2008
    2009
    Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inkjet print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper
    26 x 36 inches
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    Copper (Fedex® Large Framed Art Box ©2011 FedEx 163098 REV 7/11), Standard Overnight, Glendale-Los Angeles trk#798886094580, September 5-6, 2012, Standard Overnight, Los Angeles-Miami Beach trk#800983717795, December 1-3, 2012,
    2012-
    Polished copper, accrued FedEx shipping and tracking labels
    49 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 36 5/8 inches
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    Copper Tube (FedEx® Tube ©2005 FEDEX 139752 REV 10/05 SSCC), International Priority, Los Angeles-Paris trk#796334037867, October 12-14, 2010,
    2010-

    Polished copper, accrued FedEx shipping and tracking labels
    6 x 6 x 40 inches
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    FedEx® Large Craft Box ©2005 FEDEX 330508 REV 10/05 SSCC), International Priority, Los Angeles-Tijuana trk#865282057997, October 28-November 3, 2008, International Priority, Tijuana-Los Angeles trk#867279774918, January 2-6, 2009,
    2008-
    Laminated glass, FedEx shipping box, accrued FedEx shipping and tracking labels, silicone, metal, tape
    20 x 20 x 20 inches
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    FedEx® Large Kraft Box ©2005 FEDEX 330508 REV 10/05 SSCC, International Priority, Los Angeles-Tijuana trk#865282057997, October 29 - November 6, 2008, International Priority, Tijuana-Los Angeles trk#867279774918, January 2 - 6, 2009,
    2008-
    Laminated Mirropane, FedEx shipping box, accrued FedEx shipping and tracking labels, silicone, metal, tape
    20 x 20 x 20 inches
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    Altermodern: 2009 Tate Triennial
    Installation view
    Tate Britain, London
    2009
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    Transparency (Negative) [Kodak Portra 160NC Em. No. 3161: November 28 - 30, 2010 LAX/MIA MIA/LAX]
    2010
    Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inkjet print on Museo Silver Rag Paper
    52 x 68 inches
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    Transparency (Positive) [Fujichrome RDPIII Provia 100F Em. No. 05481: November 28 - 30, 2010 LAX/MIA MIA/LAX]
    2010
    Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inkjet print on Museo Silver Rag Paper
    52 x 68 inches
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    Transparency (Negative) [Kodak Portra 400NC Em. No. 2031: July 30 - August 2, 2011 LAX/DEN/RAP RAP/DEN/LAX]
    2011
    Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inkjet print on Museo Silver Rag Paper
    52 x 68 inches
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    Transparency (Positive) [Fujichrome RDPIII Provia 100F Em. No. 05182: July 30 - August 2, 2011 LAX/DEN/RAP RAP/DEN/LAX]
    2011
    Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inkjet print on Museo Silver Rag Paper
    46 x 60 inches
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    Passages
    Installation view
    LAXART, Los Angeles
    2009
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    Securities and Exchanges
    Installation view
    Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    2011
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    Make Ready 3: Uncut Signatures [Walead Beshty: Securities and Exchanges, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art: Beijing, Jing Cai Shi Ji, Beijing, China, September 23, 2011]
    2011
    Four-color offset on coated paper
    27 3/8 x 34 5/8 inches
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    Make-Ready 1 (Walead Beshty: Selected Correspondences 2001-2010, Bologna: Damiani Editore, 2010, Grafiche Damiani, Bologna, Italy, July 4 – 6, 2010)
    2010
    Four-color offset on coated paper, bound
    9 1/2 x 11 1/2 inches
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    Travel Picture Granite [Tschaikowskistrasse 17 in multiple exposures* (LAXFRATHF/TXLCPHSEALAX) March 27-April 3, 2006]
    *Contax G-2, L-3 Communications eXaminer 3DX 6000, and InVision Technologies CTX 5000

    2006/2008
    Chromogenic print
    89 5/8 x 51 inches
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    Travel Picture Granite [Tschaikowskistrasse 17 in multiple exposures* (LAXFRATHF/TXLCPHSEALAX) March 27-April 3, 2006]
    *Contax G-2, L-3 Communications eXaminer 3DX 6000, and InVision Technologies CTX 5000, 2006/2008

    2012
    Chromogenic print
    89 5/8 x 51 inches
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    2008 Biennial Exhibition
    Installation view
    Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
    2008
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    A Diagram of Forces
    Installation view
    Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
    2011
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    Randall Park Mall (View of Interior), North Randall, OH. Est. 1976
    2011
    Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inkjet print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper
    22 x 15 1/2 inches
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    Livonia Mall ('Exotic Image'), Livonia, MI Est 1964, Demo 2008
    2011
    Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inkjet print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper
    22 x 15 1/2 inches
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    Southwyck Mall ('Sophisticuts'), Toledo, OH. Est. 1972, Demo. 2008
    2011
    Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival inkjet print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper
    22 x 15 1/2 inches