Sean Landers (b. 1962, Springfield, MA)
Sean Landers is a painter and multimedia artist living and working in New York. From confessions poured out in weblike formations on legal pads to revisions of Hogarth paintings and lonely clowns at sea, Landers’s artworks span an enormous breadth of subjects and touch on existential themes.
He has exhibited widely and had solo exhibitions at Capitain Petzel, Berlin (2016); Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium (2015); China Art Objects, Los Angeles (2015); Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, (2010); and the Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland (2004).
His work has been included in exhibitions at the Deichtorhallen Hamburg (2015); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2013); New Museum, New York (2013); Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa (2011); Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson (2011); Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2011); Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany (2009); Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams (2009); Musée d’Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, France (2009); White Columns, New York (2008); Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland (2008); 4th Berlin Biennial, Germany (2006); and MoMA PS1, Long Island City (2006).
Sean Landers received his MFA from Yale University School of Art in 1986 and his BFA from Philadelphia College of Art in 1984.