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Mark Flood


Born in Texas, USA, 1957
Lives and works in Houston, TX, United States

Education

1981 BA, Rice University, Houston, TX, USA


Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Google Murder-Suicide, Maccarone, New York, NY, USA

2016
Gratest Hits, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX, USA

2015
American Buffet Upgrade, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
Some Frequently Assked Questins, SFAQ (San Francisco Arts Quarterly) Project Space, San Francisco, CA, USA
ASTROTURF YELP REVIEW SAYS YES, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

2014
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL, USA
Mark Flood: Another Painting, Contemporary Art Museum of St Louis, MO, USA
Available NASDAQ Symbol, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

2013
Mike Lood / Ask Officer Pepperspray, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
Facebook Farm, Beta Pictoris Gallery, Birmingham, AL, USA

2012
Bushwick Basement, Grimm Schultz, Brooklyn, NY, USA
YES YES YAWN, Home Alone Gallery, New York, NY, USA
People are strangle, Peres Projects Mitte, Berlin, Germany
The Hateful Years, curated by Alison Gingeras, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, NY, USA
Artstar, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2011
The Bitterness of the Red Pill, Cardoza Fine Art Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
Monument to the Responsible Management of the Earth and Do the Math, Maccarone, New York, NY, USA
Murk Fluid, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Bitch Moves, Peres Projects Kreuzberg Berlin, Germay

2010
Bitch Moves, Peres Projects Kreuzberg Berlin, Germany
Decorations on her body, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Green Cube, Noma Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

2009
Chelsea Whores, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Wart Exhibit, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

2008
Entertainment Weakly, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Nondifference Personified, Brasil, Houston, TX, USA

2006
Assorted Rags, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA, USA
Lace Paintings, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA
Lace Paintings, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX, USA

2005
Surprise Your Loved Ones, Machine Project, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Support Your Local Parasitic Art Bureaucracy, Brasil, Houston, TX, USA

2004
Lace Paintings, American Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA
Lace Paintings, Angstrom, Dallas, TX, USA
Lace Paintings, Mixture, Houston, TX, USA

2002
Lace Paintings, Mixture Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
Lace Paintings, Solway Jones, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Mark Flood, Marfa Book Company, Marfa, TX, USA
Mark Flood, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA

2001
Lace Paintings, Sala Diaz, San Antonio, TX, USA

2000
An Exhibition of Work by Mark Flood Organized by Rob Weiner, Marfa, TX, USA

1998
Temple Signage, Commerce Street Artists Warehouse, Houston, TX, USA

1997
More Mark Flood, Brasil, Houston, TX, USA

1994
Mark Flood, Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, TX, USA

1993
Trophy Paintings, Zero One Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1992
Art Management, Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, TX, USA

1991
Social Bodies, GVG Gallery, Houston, TX, USA

1989
Imperatives, GVG Gallery, Houston, TX, USA

1989
Celebrity Idolatry, Commerce Street, Houston, TX, USA

1988
Billboard Alterations, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX, USA

1987
My Relationship with my Co-Workers, Instituto Stato di Cultura, Houston, TX, USA

1981
And Man Chose, 3221 Milam, Houston, TX, USA


Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Theories of Modern Art, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
On the Immense and the Numberless, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Future is Ow, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY, USA

2015
The Avant-Garde Won't Give Up: Cobra and Its Legacy<\i>, Curated by Alison M. Gingeras, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA, USA
#RAWHIDE, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY, USA

2014
Theories on Forgetting, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
New Hells Derek Eller Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Summer in Gstaad, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
Group Spirit, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

2013
UIA (Unlikely Iterations of the Abstract), curated by Bill Arning, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX, USA
Anamericana, curated by Vincenzo de Bellis, co-organized by the Depart Foundation Collection, American Academy, Rome, Italy
UIA (Unlikely Iterations of the Abstract), curated by Bill Arning, Contemporary Art Museum Houston, TX, USA
Anamericana, curated by Vincenzo de Bellis, co-organized by the Depart Foundation Collection, American Academy, Rome, Italy
The Writing is on the Wall, Jonathan Viner, Margate, Kent
Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
Analogital, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT, USA

2012
CineMarfa, Film Festival, Marfa, TX, USA
Files Desks Chairs, TOPS, Austin, TX, USA
Collaborations & Interventions, CCA Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Blind Cut, curated by Justin Lowe and Jonah Freeman, Marlborough, New York, NY, USA
Grisaille, curated by Alison Gingeras, Luxembourg and Dayan, New York, NY, USA

2011
A Painting Show, curated by Aaron Moulton, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany

2010
Preconceived Iconography, Museum 52 New York, NY, USA

2009
Geography of the Imagination, curated by Michael Briggs, Lead Apron, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Minneapolis, Peres Projects Los Angeles, CA, USA
Reality Sandwiches, curated by Margherita Belaief, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany

2008
Sack of Bones, Peres Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Sack of Bones, Asia Song Society, New York, CA, USA

2007
Group Exhibition by Gallery Artists, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA
New Paintings by Jeff Elrod, Mark Flood and Jeff Zilm, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA

2006
Scope, Pulse and Flow, Miami 2006, Miami, FL, USA
Mark Flood, Jeff Elrod and Jack Pierson, Marfa Book Company, Marfa, TX, USA
Inaugural Group Show, Marty Walker Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA

2005
Return of the Boys in the Bubble, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Restless, Glassell School of Art, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX, USA

2002
Blip, University of South Florida Contemporary Arts Museum, Tampa, FL, USA
Bitchin’ Pictures, Gallery 2211 / Solway Jones, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Million Dollar Hotel, Houston, TX, USA

2001
Show People, CB313 Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Kick the Habit, Good/Bad, New York, NY, USA
Postmodern Americans: a selection, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX, USA
Trying Too Hard, Commerce Street, Houston, TX, USA

2000
Broken Paintings, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, NY, USA
Mark Flood, Dan McCarthy, Jack Pierson, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1999
Texas Draws, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX, USA

1998
Elrod/Flood/Tucker, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA

1997
Monstrous Double, Lawndale Art Center, Houston, TX, USA
Uncommon Sense, Geffen Contemporary, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA

1996
Unmade in the U.S.A., La Panandería, México City, Mexico

1995
City Folk, Holly Solomon Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1994
Made in the U.S.A.: A 2000 Year Survey, Thicket Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1993
Texas Contemporary: Acquisitions of the 90s, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA
Darkness and Light, Blaffer Gallery, University of Houston, TX, USA
Faces, River Oaks Theater, Houston, TX, USA
100 Viewings of the Rodney King Beating, Catal Huyuk, Houston, TX, USA

1992
Paint by Numbers, Bridgewater-Lustberg Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Avenues of Departure, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA, USA
Primarily Paint, Laguna Gloria Museum, Austin, TX, USA
Crosses, Jamison Thomas Gallery, Portland, OR, USA

1991
Texas Selections from The Menil Collection, Galveston Art Center, Galveston, TX, USA
Animals, Max Fish, New York, NY, USA
Perfect World, San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX, USA
Mutilations, Max Fish, New York, NY, USA
Pop Art: The Object Transformed, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX, USA

1990
The Art of Assemblage Lynn Goode Gallery, Houston, TX, USA
Texas Art Celebration 90, 1600 Smith, Houston, TX, USA

1989
Primal Screen, Treebeard’s, Houston, TX, USA

1988
Club Proteus, Houston, TX, USA
Synergy, Glassell School of Art, Houston, TX, USA
Houston 88, 1600 Smith, Houston, TX, USA

1987
Vandalism, Screen Memories, Houston, TX, USA

1987
One Eye, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX, USA
True Wit - Humor in Texas Art, 1600 Smith, Houston, TX, USA
Found, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX, USA

1986
3 to 5, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX, USA

1985
Propaganda, Mid-Town Art Center, Houston, TX, USA
Group Show, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX, USA

1982
Prisoners of Conscience, Studio One, Houston, TX, USA

1981
Five Unimportant Artists, 3221 Milam, Houston, TX, USA
Group Show, Studio One, Houston, TX, USA




Awards

1991 Engelhard Award


Residencies

2008 The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX, USA


Curatorial Projects

1998
Local Heroes, The Menil Collection, Houston, TX, USA

1996
Some Other Museums: The Museum of Jurassic Technology, The Museum of Temporary Art, The Manitoba Museum of Finds Art, Art of This Century, Houston, TX, USA
Hines and His Circle: Tragic Fading Supergraphic, Art of This Century, Houston, TX, USA

1995
Objects Beside the Economy, Art of This Century, Houston, TX, USA

1991
Houston Collage Underground, DiverseWorks, Houston, TX, USA

1989
Primal Screen: A Fake Art Movement, Treebeard’s, Houston, TX, USA

1988
Hans Haacke: A Xerox Retrospective, Commerce Street Artists Warehouse, Houston, TX, USA


Selected Bibliography

2012
Pressed Release. Notes on Mark Flood’s Hateful Years 1979-1989, New York, NY, USA

2011
Balestin, Juliana. Mark Flood: Murk Fluid. Purple Magazine. Fall/Winter
Boyd, Robert. Mark Flood at Cardoza Gallery. The Great God Pan is Dead.

2009
Halle, Howard. Mark Flood: Chelsea Whores. Time Out, June
Mark Flood. The New Yorker, June
Salsbury, Brittany. Critics’ Picks: Mark Flood. Artforum, June
Bones. Bone’s Beat: Mark Flood’s Chelsea Whores at Zach Feuer Gallery. The Village Voice, June
Johnson, Ken. Mark Flood: Chelsea Whores. New York Times. May
Mayer, Anna. Might Be Good. FluentCollab.org, January

2008
Fowler, Brendan. Mark Flood. ANP Quarterly. Vol. 2, No. 2

2007
Bernstein, Fred. Stripped Ease. Dwell. May, p. 183

2006
Kutner, Janet. A Gallery of Talent. The Dallas Morning News, February
Rush, Kate. Marty Walker’s Inner Artists. Paper City. March
Babcock, Mark. New and Interesting in Dallas. July
Phelps, Paige. Party of the Week: Marty Walker Gallery Opening. Preston Hollow. March p.2

2004
Talk of the Town: Mark Flood. The New Yorker, May
Sholis, Brian. Mark Flood. Artforum.com, May
Chen, Aric. Lace is More. Hint Magazine. June

2002
Kutner, Janet. Lace Value. Dallas Morning News. February
Ballou, Chris. You Can’t Say No to Beauty and the Beast. Glass Tire. February

2000
McCormick, Carlo. Broken Pictures. Hofstra University. Hempstead

1997
Dewan, Shaila, Playing Around. Houston Press. October
Anspon, Catherine. Monstrous Doubles. Public News, August

1992
Kalil, Susie. Art And Commerce. Houston Press. February

1991
McCormick, Carlo. Mark Flood. High Times. July

1990
Solis, Diana. He Avoids The Risk Of Censorship… Wall Street Journal. August
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