Blake Rayne

Born Lewes, Delaware 1969

Lives and works in New York

 

 

EDUCATION

 

1992    BFA California Institute of the Arts, Valenica, CA

 

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2016    Blake Rayne, Blaffer Art Museum, Houston, TX
 Blake Rayne: Paris, Campoli Presti, Paris, France
 Old Holland Tunnel, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY
 These Pellets Here This Power There, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY


2015    Peaceful Photographers, Campoli Presti, Paris, France

           Peaceful Photographers,Campoli Presti, London, UK


2014    Warmilk, Mendez Wood MD, Sao Paolo, Brazil

           On Fridays We Have Half Days, Migeul Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

       

2013    Blake Rayne: A Whole New Season of Lost, 1301PE, Los Angeles, CA

           A Moveable Feast --Part V: Blake Rayne, Campoli Presti, Paris, France


2012    Wild Country, Campoli Presti, London, UK

 

2011    Coastal Graphics, Sutton Lane, Paris, France

 Formalist Sidewalk Poetry, Club, Miami, FL

 Shade Subscritpion, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

 

2010    Blake Rayne, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

Rationalisme Applique, with Scott Lyall, 1301PE, Los Angeles, CA

 

2009   The World of Interiors at War, Terri and Donna, Miami, FL

Folder and Application, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

 

2008   Dust of Suns, Sutton Lane, Sutton Lane c/o Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France

Dust of Suns, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

The World of Interiros at War, Terri and Donna, Miami, FL

 

2007   The Disappearance of Red Pistachio Shells / The Dawn of the Californian Nut Industry (1979), Sutton Lane c/o Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France

 

2006   Wallace Nutting with Julia Hill, Sutton Lane, London, UK

Empedocles/Holderlin, Cezanne/Gasquet, Straub/Huillet, Dominique Paini & Blake Rayne, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

 

2005    Untitled Painting, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL (cat.)

Untitled Painting, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York, NY

 

2003   Three of the Four Seasons: August Evening Walkout, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

 

2001   Three of the Four Seasons: The Winter Line 2, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

 

2000   Three of the Four Seasons: The Winter Line 1, Johndon en + Schottle, Cologne, Germany

 

1999   Three of the Four Seasons: Fall Bouquet, Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munich, Germany

 

1998   Three of the Four Seasons: Autumn Drive, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

 

1997   The Arrangement, Newsantandrea arte contemporanea, Savona, Italy

 

1996   Model, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016   Group Exhibition, Campoli Presti, Paris, France
Tales of Ratiocination, Campoli Presti, London, UK
Small Choice in Rotten Apples, Off Vendome, New York, NY


2015   Free Radicals: Contemporary Art, 1988-2008, curated by Christian Rattemeyer, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Works on Paper, Greene Naftali, New York, NY
Pure Paint for Now People, curated by Lydia Gravis and Matthew Choberka, Mary Elizabeth Dee Shaw Gallery, Weber State University, Ogden City, UT
Call and Response, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, NY
BLUEPRINT, curated by Sebastiaan Bremer, Florian Idenburg and Jing Liu, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY


2014   Made in New York, Charles Riva Collection, Brussels, Belgium

          PLIAGE/FOLD, Gagosian Gallery, Paris, France

          Postcodes: Kind, Coletor, São Paulo


2013   Une tradition materielle, Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporian Poitou-Charentes, France

          Chat Jet: Painting <Beyond> The Medium, Kunsterlerhaus, Graz, Austria


2012   I Think and That is All That I Am, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Accrochage, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

 

2011   Systemanalyse, Langen Foundation, Dusseldorf, Germany

 

2010   Fax, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Nikolas Gambaroff, Michael Krebber, R.H. Quaytman, Blake Rayne, Kunsthalle Bergen, Norway

Swell, Art 1950-2010, Metro Picture, New York, NY

Systems Analysis: Liz Deschenes, Wade Guyton, Eileen Quinlan, Blake Rayne, Reena Spaulings, Cheyney Thompson, westlondonprojects, London, UK

Besides, With, Against, And Yet: Abstraction and The Ready-Made Gesture, curated by Debra Singer, The Kitchen, New York, NY

Fax, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong

 

2009   Stonescape, The Art Cave, Calistoga, CA

Collatéral, curated by Yann Chevalier, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France

The Practice of Joy Before Death; It just would not be a party without you: a Die Strung Situation, Scaramouche Gallery, New York, NY

Practice vs. Object, organized by Margaret Liu Clinton, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

The Space of the Work and the Place of the Object, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY

 

2008   Art/39/Basel Premiere, with Scott Lyall, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

 

2007   Regroup Show, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

Thanksgiving, Sutton Lane c/o Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France

Form As Memory, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY

For the People of Paris, Sutton Lane c/o Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France (cat.)

Conditions of Display, The Moore Space, Miami, FL (cat.)

 

2006   Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (touring: Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA; Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL)

Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand 

In Dialogue: Cecily Brown, Jacqueline Humphries, Blake Rayne, Pieter Schoolwerth, Josh Smith, Charline von Heyl, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

 

2004   The Sublime is (Still) Now, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

Establishing Shots, curated by Christian Rattemeyer, Artists Space, New York, NY

The New Romantics, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

 

2003   Nature Boy, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, NY

Everybody Knows This is Nowhere, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

 

2002   Painting as Paradox, curated by Lauri Firstenberg, Artists Space, New York, NY

 

2001   Surrounding Interiors: Views Inside the Car, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley, MA; The Frederick R. Weisman Museum, University of Minnesota, MN

Extended Painting, Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy

Group Show, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

 

2000   New, New, New, curated by Patrick Callery, AdHoc in conjunction with The New Museum, New York, NY

3ness, curated by Dike Blair, Jim Dams & Edith Doove, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Belgium

Trailer, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

 

1999   Group show, Johnen + Schottle, Cologne, Germany

Malerei, Kunsthalle INIT, Berlin, Germany

Foul Play, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY

Free Coke, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

Part I. Quadrants - Answer yes, no, or don't know, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

Cruise Control, Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY

 

1998   I LOVE NEW YORK crossover of contemporary art, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

Encyclopedia 1999, Turner & Runyon, Dallas, TX

Surfacing the Surface, DFN Gallery, New York, NY

Painting: Now and Forever, Part I, Pat Hearn / Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

Super Freaks-Post Pop & the New Generation, Part II; Odyssey, Greene Naftali Gallery, NY

 

1997   100 Photographs, American Fine Arts, Co., New York, NY

 

1996   The Garage Project: Form 6 Lumina; Thomas Baldwin & Blake Rayne, sponsored by the Mak Center for Art and Architecture, The Schindler Apartments, Los Angeles, CA

 

1995   Tell Everyone, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY

 

1994   Crash, Threadwaxing Space, New York, NY

Blake Rayne & Scott Lyall, John Good Gallery, New York, NY

 

 

SELECTED ARTICLES AND REVIEWS

 

2014   "Blake Rayne. "On Fridays We Have Half Days." Time Out New York 7 May 2014.


2012   Braithwaite, Hunter. "Critic's Pick: Formalist Sidewalk Poetry Club." Artforum.com 27 December 2012.


2011   Beeson, John. "Mode of Production." Texte zur Kunst No. 84 December 2011.
Macaes, Bruno. "Blake Rayne's Shade Subscription." Art-agenda.com 11 October 2011.
Schwabsky, Barry & Stockholder, Jessica. Vitamin P2. Catalogue. Published by Phaidon System Analysis, Langen Foundation, Germany, 2011.
The Medium of Contingency. Catalogue. Published by Urbanomic in association with Ridinghouse, 2011.


2010   Gambaroff, Krebber, Quaytman, Rayne. Catalogue. Bergen Kunsthall, Norway, 2010.
Burns, Aileen. "Gambaroff, Rayne, Quaytman, Krebber." Art in America November-December 2010.
Halle, Howard. "Blake Rayne, Folder and Application." Time Out New York 27 May - 2 June 2010.


2009   Ho-Sing, Nikki. "A Solid Existence." Tokion vol. 2.9 March 2009.

Johnson, Ken. "Aesthetic Withdrawal in the Quest for Ideas." The New York Times 22 January 2009.

Lewis, David. "Collatéral." Artforum online 13 July 2009.


2008   Basta, Sarina. "Blake Rayne." Texte zur Kunst no. 70 June 2008.

Bentley, Kyle. "Blake Rayne." Artforum Summer 2008.

Coburn, Tyler. "Blake Rayne." ArtReview Summer 2008.    

Cotter, Holland.   "Blake Rayne." The New York Times 24 April 2008.

Doran, Anne. "Blake Rayne." Time Out New York 8-14 May 2008: 62

Lewis, David. "Blake Rayne." Frieze 6 October 2008.

Marshall, J. Piper. "Blake Rayne." Art Papers July-August 2008.

Saltz, Jerry. "Critic's Pick, Blake Rayne." New York Magazine 29 April 2008.

 

2007   Lavrador, Judicaël. "Blake Rayne." Les Inrockuptibles no. 600 19 May 2007.

 

2006   Burton, Johanna. "Sufficient Grounds." Artforum October 2006.

Make your own life: Artists in and Out of Cologne. Catalogue. Philadelphia: Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 2006.

Moreno, Gean. "Blake Rayne." Artpapers May-June 2006.

 

2004   Glueck, Grace. "The New Romantics." The New York Times 23 January 2004.

Sholis, Brian. "Critic's Pick: …The New Romantics." Artforum online January 2004.

 

2003   Kelsey, John. "Blake Rayne: Greene Naftali." Artforum September 2003.

McAllister, John. "Blake Rayne …August Evening Walk Out." Time Out New York 29 May-5 June 2003.

Johnson, Ken. "Art Review: Blake Rayne." The New York Times 23 May 2003.

 

2001   Aukeman, Anastasia. "Blake Rayne at Greene Naftali." Art in America April 2001.

Simpson, Bennett. "Blake Rayne." Frieze issue 58 April 2001.

 

2000   Blair, Dike. "Some Thoughts, 3 Things, and 9 Artists." 3ness. Catalogue. Deurle: Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, 2000.

Brennan, Michael. "Painter's Journal." Artnet.com November 2000.

Griffin, Tim. "Blake Rayne." purple prose Summer 2000.

Griffin, Tim. "The Winter Line." Time Out New York 16-23 November 2000: 82.

"The Winter Line." The New Yorker 13 November 2000.

 

1999   Jocks, Heinz-Norbert. "I Love New York." Kunstforum January-Februrary 1999: 346.

Roos, Von Renate. "Des Pudels Kern." Kolner Stadt-Unzeiger 22 June 1999.

 

1998   Blackburn, Meg. "Autumn Drive." NY Arts Magazine no. 24 September 1998: 38.

Blair, Dike. "Autumn Drive." The Thing online October 1998.

Conley, Kevin. "Autumn Drive." The New Yorker 12 October 1998: 19-20.

"Ich kaufe gern." Das Wichtigste 11 July 1998.

I Love New York-crossover of contemporary art. Catalogue. Cologne: Museum Ludwig, 1998.

"Mob Rule #16: Are You Being Installed?" NY Arts Magazine no. 25 October 1998: 7-8.

Pinchbeck, Daniel. "Interview." The Art Newspaper vol. X no. 84 September 41998: 60.

Schmerler, Sarah. "Autumn Drive." Time Out New York issue no. 158 1-8 October 1998: 64.

Skelton, Carl. "Painting Now and Forever Part 1." dART International Fall 1998.

 

1997   Berruti, Antonella. "The Arrangement." Juliet 1997.

Conti, Viana. "The Arrangement." Flash Art vol. XXX no. 205 1997.

Dee Mitchell, Charles. "Blake Rayne at Greene Naftali." Art in America May 1997.

 

1996    Anastas, Rhea. Notes toward a Criticism for Artists Who Write. Catalogue. New York: Greene Naftali Gallery, 1996.

 

 

AWARDS

 

2010    Fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin


2001    Richard and Hinda Rosenthal Foundation Award from the American Academy of Arts and Letters


 

TEACHING


2013    Artist Talk, “Distinguished Visiting Artist Program,” University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada


2003-2009 Assistant Professor & Director of Graduate Studies, Columbia University, School of the Arts

 

 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS


MoMA - The Museum of Modern Art, New York

FRAC - Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain, France

Portland Museum of Art, Portland OR

Whitney Museum of American Art, New Yi