About the artist

Kadar Brock CV






Born New York, NY 1980
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY





2002: BFA Cooper Union School of Art; New York, New York




Selected Solo Exhibitions



Cast with Flashback Cast with Flashback, Almine Rech Gallery, Brusells

Unburial Rites Vigo Gallery, London


Scry 2, Gallery Diet, Miami, FL


dredge, The Hole, New York, NY


disenchant magic item, Vigo Gallery, London, UK
Evil Dead 2, Horton Gallery, Berlin, DE (two person show with Matt Jones)


Unclaimed Space, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
Conjuring and Dispelling, Motus Fort, Tokyo, JAPAN




Selected Group Exhibitions



Surface Tension, Flag Foundation, New York, USA

Space and Matter, Sperone Westwater, NY

Summertime, Galerist, Istanbul, TR



UNTITLED Miami, Vigo Gallery

IDEA Miami 2014 - Miami, Fl

Brand New Second Hand, Vigo Gallery London, UK
3A Project: Abstraction-Absorption-Attribution, Bodson Gallery, Brussels, BE
Warp and Weft, The Hole, New York, NY


Paint Off, Paint On, Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
XSTRACTION, The Hole, New York, NY
The Example, Bleecker Street Arts Club, New York, NY 
Painted Perfect, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, MX


Hue + Cry, curated by Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld, Sotheby's S/2, New York, NY
Ululation, Vigo Gallery, London, UK
News from Chicago and New York, organized by Henning Strassburger, Fiebach Minninger, Cologne, DE
Portrait of a Generation, The Hole, New York, NY (catalogue)
Changing States of Matter, Brand New Gallery, Milan, IT (catalog)
Kadar Brock, Jason Gringler, Jim Lee, The Proposition, New York, NY


"...", The Hole, New York, NY
Point. Line. Plane., Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK
An Instance of Vibration, curated by Peter Makebish, Anonymous, New York, NY
Norfolk, Thierry Goldberg Gallery, New York, NY 
Out of Practice, curated by Nudashank, Art Blog Art Blog Summer Space, New York, NY
Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, New York, NY
Pieced Together, HKJB, Brooklyn, NY
The Sultans Played Creole, curated by James Cope, Champion, Austin, TX


Perseids, Curated by Sorine Anderson & Kari Adelaide, Custer Observatory, Southold, NY
Night Fishing, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York, NY
Substance Abuse, Curated by Colin Huerter, Leo Koenig Projekte, New York, NY
In Dialogue, Curated by Peter Makebish, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY (catalog)
Informal Relations, Curated by Scot Grow, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
in.flec.tion., Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY (catalog)
Quick While Still, Curated by Colin Huerter, Heist Pop-Up, New York, NY (catalog)
Nothing Is Wrong If It Feels Good, curated by David Ostrowski, Mike Potter Projects, Cologne, DE
New Mirrors, Curated by Herb Tam, Exit Art, New York, NY


Too Big To Fail, sponsored by NADA and LaMontagne Gallery, 395 Flatbush Extension, Brooklyn, NY
Quick While Still, Motus Fort, Tokyo, JAPAN
The Cursed Chateau, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN
Candygrammar, curated by Michael Wilson, 999 Metropolitan, Brooklyn, NY


I Want A Little Sugar In My Bowl, Curated by Anat Ebgi, Terence Koh, and Jenny Schlenzka, Asia Song Society, New York, NY


Stuff: international contemporary art from the collection of Burt Aaron, Detroit MOCA, Detroit, MI





Selected press articles 


Artsy: Kadar Brock’s Creative Destruction, 2015

The Art Newspaper: Artist to Watch in 2015

The Miami Rail:Kadar Brock 2015

W Mgazine: Paint, Scrub and Repeat by Kat Herriman, 2015 

Art News: Habitat: Kadar Brock 2015

Cultured: The unconventional Painter, 2015

Artsy: The Top Nine Trending Artists Under 40 in Miami, 2014

Artsy:Top 10 Artists to Watch Under 35, 2014 

Artsy: Top 10 Artsist to Watch in Miami Basel, 2014.

The Financial Times “The Art Market The Glitty Arty Take Miami,” December 2014

Artsy: Up Coming: Dungeons and Dragons Guidesthe Abstract Painting of One of New York's Hottest Artists, Kadar Brock, 2014

Dazed and Confused: Kadar Brock,First Shot, 2013.

Interview Magazine: Dungeons, Dragons, and Art, 2013





selected works

Willow in Majula
v break up field of dreams v for vendetta 3
mystic reagents vi
Completed 2014

past exhibitions

14 January – 11 February 2015

Kadar Brock

Unburial Rites

Vigo Gallery
14 October – 10 November 2014

Brand New Second Hand

Vigo Gallery
8 October – 9 November 2012


Vigo Gallery
12 September – 16 October 2012

Kadar Brock

disenchant magic item

Vigo Gallery

Willow in Majula

2016Oil, acrylic, flashe, spray paint and house paint on canvas182.88  x 152.4 cm / 72 x 60 in


2016Oil, acrylic, flashe, house paint and spray paint on canvas182.88  x 152.4 cm / 72 x 60 in


2016Oil, acrylic, flashe, house paint, spray paint, ink, and urethane on canvas on panel 76.2 x 50.8 cm / 30 x 20 in

v break up field of dreams v for vendetta 3

Oil acrylic flashe house paint and spray paint on canvas182.9 x 152.4 cm / 72 x 60 in


2016Oil, acrylic, flashe house paint, and spray paint on canvas182.88  x 121.92 cm / 72 x 48 in


2016Oil, acrylic, house paint, and spray paint on canvas182.9 x 152.4 cm / 72 x 60 in

mystic reagents vi

Completed 2014Hydrocal, fiberglass, iron, canvas, granite, spray paint, and pulverized paintings170.2 x 14.6 x 19.1 cm / 67 x 5 3/4 x 7 1/2 in


2016Oil, acrylic, flashe, house paint, and spray paint on canvas182.88  x 121.92 cm / 72 x 48 in