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To Be Titled (Screen Painting #11), 2016, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 96 x 64.5 x 3 in.
To Be Titled (Screen Painting #11), 2016, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 96 x 64.5 x 3 in.
The Big Hole, 2016, anodized and etched titanium sheeting, titanium wire anodized with Diet Coke, 180 x 180 in.
The Big Hole, 2016, anodized and etched titanium sheeting, titanium wire anodized with Diet Coke, 180 x 180 in.
Mr. Nude Galaxy, 2016, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 96 x 64.5 x 3 in.
Mr. Nude Galaxy, 2016, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 96 x 64.5 x 3 in.
Bumping into this thing or that from conception to decomposition like dumb pebbles on an alien beach in a remote corner of the universe, 2016, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 82 ¾ x 64 x 2 in.
Bumping into this thing or that from conception to decomposition like dumb pebbles on an alien beach in a remote corner of the universe, 2016, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 82 ¾ x 64 x 2 in.
To Be Titled (Gradient Painting #81), 2015, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 72 x 48 x 2 in.
To Be Titled (Gradient Painting #81), 2015, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 72 x 48 x 2 in.
To Be Titled (Screen Painting #8), 2015, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 96 x 64 ½ x 3 in.
To Be Titled (Screen Painting #8), 2015, acrylic through burlap, artist frame (titanium anodized with Diet Coke), 96 x 64 ½ x 3 in.
To Be Titled (Additive and Subtractive Sculpture, Titanium Screen #2, Panels 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E), 2015, titanium sheeting anodized with Diet Coke on aluminum honeycomb panel, with Papercrete on aluminum and stainless steel space frame 104 x 26 ½ x 38 ½ in.
To Be Titled (Additive and Subtractive Sculpture, Titanium Screen #2, Panels 2A, 2B, 2C, 2D, 2E), 2015, titanium sheeting anodized with Diet Coke on aluminum honeycomb panel, with Papercrete on aluminum and stainless steel space frame 104 x 26 ½ x 38 ½ in.
To Be Titled (Gradient Painting #35), 2014, acrylic on burlap over panel, titanium frame anodized with Diet Coke/Coke Zero, 97 x 65 x 2 in.
To Be Titled (Gradient Painting #35), 2014, acrylic on burlap over panel, titanium frame anodized with Diet Coke/Coke Zero, 97 x 65 x 2 in.
Authorial Reticence, 2014, Peekskill Meteorite Car, pedestal, 60 x 204 ¾ x 83 ½ in.
Authorial Reticence, 2014, Peekskill Meteorite Car, pedestal, 60 x 204 ¾ x 83 ½ in.
To Be Titled (Additive Sculpture, Screen #17), 2012, cement, metal armature, 72 x 57.5 x 14 in.
To Be Titled (Additive Sculpture, Screen #17), 2012, cement, metal armature, 72 x 57.5 x 14 in.

Born 1972, Black Swamp, VA

 

The artist lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Education

 

2002 —

MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

 

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Solo Exhibitions

 

2016 —

The Big Hole, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

Mark Hagen, Travesia Cuatro, Guadalajara, Mexico 

 

2015 —

Mark Hagen, Parapet Real Humans, St. Louis, MO

Schmanthropocene,China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA

Rampart Tile Wall #1, LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA

The Outdoor TypeJOAN, Los Angeles, CA

 

2014 —

A parliament of some things, Almine Rech Gallery, London, U.K.

Guest Star, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

 

2013 —

Paleo Diet, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

Black Swamp, Almine Rech, Brussels, Belgium

 

2012 —

TBA de nouveau, Almine Rech, Paris, France

 

2011 —

TBAA, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

TBA, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA

 

2010 —

Succession & Simultaneity, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA

 

2007 —

Give it up smooth, Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA

 

2006 —

Circulation and Light Visit, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2017 —

Flatlands/Abstractions narratives #2, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg

THE WHITE HEAT, Marc Straus, New York, NY

 

2016 —

L.A. Exuberance, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

Flatland, Musée Régional D’Art Contemporain, Sérignan, France

Folkeobservatoriet (People’s Observatory), Teknisk Museum, Oslo, Norway

After Effect, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, TX

Build a hole, Ceramica Suro, Guadalajara, Mexico

 

2015 —

Three Day Weekend: Party in Back, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

Theories on Forgetting, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Lost in a Sea of Red, The Pit, Glendale, CA

Sweet 16, China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

Eagles II, Marlborough Madrid, Spain

 

2014 —

Eagles II, Marlborough Monaco, Monaco

Sèvres Outdoors 2014, Cité de la Céramique, Sèvres, France

Dans un intérieur Meubles, oeuvres murales & textiles d'artistes, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

Another Cats Show, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA

Show Off, Associate Mission Building, Rockbound, Shanghai, China

The White Album, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA

Too Many Things Are Too Many Things, Sputnik/Barbara Seiler, Basel, Switzerland

Platform, Curated by Nicolas Trembley, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

 

2013 —

And Mae and Mac and Me, Barbara Seiler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland

Rocks and Clocks, Ambach and Rice, Los Angeles, CA

Endless Bummer II, Curated by Drew Heitzler and Jan Tumlir, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

Painting in Place, Curated by Shamim M. Momin, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Los Angeles, CA

A Handful of Dust, Contemporary Arts Forum (CAF), Santa Barbara, CA

Kiss Me Deadly, Paradise Row, London, U.K.

Flicker, Curated by Jan Tumlir, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012 —

TC: Temporary Contemporary, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL

Art Basel Miami Beach Art Public, Curated by Christine Kim, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL

Lost Line: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

Treating shadows as real things, Curated by Andrew Berardini, Public Fiction, Lauren Mackler, Museo della Sindone, Turin, Italy

Perfect, International Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA

XYZ, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA

Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA

One Day At A Time, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

Knowledges, Mount Wilson Observatory, Los Angeles, CA

More and Different Flags, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

Made in L.A. 2012 New Art Now, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Spare Me, Night Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2011 —

California Dreamin' - Myths and Legends of Los Angeles, Curated by Hedi Slimane, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France

Seven Los Angeles Artists, Curated by Scott Benzel, Fellows of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Painting and Space, Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy

Tabula Rasa, Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

April, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, NY

 

2010 —

Inauguration of China Art Objects in Culver City, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA

RE-DRESSING, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY

POINTS OF VIEW, Portugal Arte 10, Lisbon, Portugal

Animal Style, curated by Drew Heitzler, Pepin & Moore, Los Angeles, CA

Succession & Simultaneity, 2 person show, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA

Current Trends in Modern Painting, Center for the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

 

2009 —

Extra Extra, curated by Jed Caesar, China Art Objects, Los Angeles, CA

Inaugural show (video screening), Eighth Veil, Los Angeles, CA

1999, China Art Objects at Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA

 

2008 —

California Biennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

Desertshore, curated by Jan Tumlir, Luckman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles Constellation, Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL

HOST, Diego Rivera Gallery, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA

The Writing on the Wall, Parks Gallery, Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA

 

2007 —

Paper Bombs, Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2005 —

Futurism Restated Again, Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Post No Bills, curated by Matthew Higgs, White Columns, New York, NY

 

2002 —

MAKING, LACMA Lab, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Projects

 

2010 —

Vapor Parade, window project, LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA

 

2009 — 

Be like the wind, blowing over the land, be like the wind pretty lord, blowing over the land, Mini-Wrong Gallery, LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA

 

2006 —

Circulation and Light Visit, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Artist Talks and Presentations

 

2016 —

Artist talk, University of California, Santa Cruz, CA

Panel discussion with X-TRA editor Shana Lutker and curator Aaron Multon, at Artbook Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles, CA

 

2015 —

Panel discussion on the work of Xavier Veilhan, MOCA Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA

 

2014 —

Artist talk, University of California, Irvine, CA

Artist talk, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA

 

2013 —

Artist talk, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

Artist talk, University of California, Riverside, CA

Panel discussion with curator Rita Gonzalez and artist Liz Glynn of exhibition Lost Line, LACMA, Los Angeles, CA

Conversation with Dr. Jon R. Stone, Professor of Religious Studies at Cal State, Long Beach at the LA Art Book Fair at MOCA Geffen, Los Angeles, CA

 

2008 —

Artist talk, Idyllwild Arts Academy, Idyllwild, CA

 

2004 —

Artist talk, Pasadena City College, Pasadena, CA

 

 

Teaching

 

2009 - 2011 —

Temporary Lecturer, Intermediate/Advanced Sculpture University of California, Irvine, Irvine, CA

 

 

Grants and Awards

 

2011 —

Artists’ Resource for Completion Grant, Center for Cultural Innovation, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Selected Bibliography 

 

2016 —

Hagen, Mark, Artist’s Project, X-TRA Contemporary Art Quarterly, Volume 18, Issue 4

 

2015 —

Vicente, Alex, “Los Ángeles, capital del arte”, El Pais, November 11

Preston-Zappas, Lindsay, “Mark Hagen at JOAN”, CARLA, July 15

Hagen, Mark, “A Picture and a Poem”, The New York Times T Magazine, Spring

 

2014 —

Bailey, Stephanie, “A conversation with Mark Hagen”, Ocula, October 21

Hagen, Mark, High School Drawings, 1987-1990, aREa sNEAKs, Issue 3  Allenova, Ekaterina, et al., Structures. Novelty. Stripes., SNS Collection, BALTO Print Baumgardner, Julie, “On View: Meterorite Falls on Car, Car Becomes Artwork”, The New York Times T Magazine, May 9

 

2013 — 

Tumlir, Jan, “Mark Hagen: Paleo Diet”, Artforum, December

Mizota, Sharon, “Mark Hagen at China Art Objects”, Los Angeles Times, September 24

Klee, Miles, “2013?: A Doomsday Day Planner”, Brooklyn Rail, July 15

Steverlynck, Sam, “Mark Hagen: Black Swamp”, ArtReview, May

Launay, Aude, “Mark Hagen”, Zérodeux, Numéro 65

Mohseni, Yasmine, “A Handful of Dust”, ArtInfo.com, February 21

 

2012 —

Hagen, Mark, 2013?: A Doomsday Day Planner, Paper Chase Press

Griffin, Jonathan, “Made in L.A.”, Frieze, September

Stromberg, Matt, “From Los Angeles: Made in L.A. 2012”, Art Practical, July 10

 

2011 — 

Berardini, Andrew, “Natural History Mark Hagen”, LA Weekly, June 16

Coles, Alex, “Mark Hagen”, Man About Town, Summer

 

2009 — 

Huffman, Jibade-Khalil, After Stan Donen, Eighth Veil Press

 

2008 —

Berardini, Andrew, “2008 California Biennial”, Frieze, March 2008

Mizota, Sharon, “Desertshore”, at Luckman Gallery, Los Angeles Times, September 12

 

2007 —

Berardini, Andrew, Critic Pick, artforum.com, November

 

 

Public Collections

 

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles , CA

LA><ART, Los Angeles, CA

Foundation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France

Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA