Gedi Sibony


Born 1973 in New York
Lives and works in New York


2000  MFA, Columbia University, New York
1999  Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine
1995  BA, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island


Solo Exhibitions

Before Tomorrow, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo (upcoming)
Another word for Life, Carl Kostyál, Milan
I Was Like Wait, Greene Naftali, New York

Interactions and Sensations Relations and Units Elements and Functions, S_y_d_n_e_y_S_y_d_n_e_y_, Sydney
SEASON 4: Gedi Sibony, Mister Fahrenheit, New York

The Terrace Theater, Greene Naftali, New York

The King and The Corpse, Greene Naftali, New York

Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

Gedi Sibony and Roe Ethridge
, United Artists, Ltd., Mafa

Galerie Neu, Berlin

Greene Naftali, New York
55 Years, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin

Greene Naftali, New York
Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

Twirling So Much, Carl Kostyal, London
Galerie Neu, Berlin
As Told By Eons, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

Culturgest, Lisbon

Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
My Arms Are Tied Behind My Other Arms, The Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis

Galerie Neu, Berlin
Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Galleria Zero, Milan

If Surrounded by Foxes, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Switzerland; FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims,
The Science of Imaginary Solutions, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis

Galerie Art:Concept, Paris
Art Unlimited, Art 37 Basel, Switzerland

The Wrong Gallery, New York
Some Places Exist, Gimpel Fils, London

The Qualities Depend Upon Other Qualities, CANADA, New York


Group Exhibitions

Sense of Place,Greene Naftali, New York

Unfinished Business,Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA), Chicago
Greene Naftali Gallery at Galerie Chantal Crousel: Arrangement in Gray, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris

Strategic Vandalism: The Legacy of Asger Jorn’s Modification Paintings, curated by Axel Heil und Roberto Ohrt, Petzel, New York

Painting: Now & Forever, Part III, Greene Naftali, New York and Matthew Marks, New York
The Surface of the East Coast From Nice to New York, curated by Marie Maertens, various locations, New York
Phantom LIM, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance
The Way Things Go, curated by Victoria Sung and Jadine Collingwood, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Studio Visit: Selected Gifts from Agnes Gund, Collection show, Museum of Modern Art, New York

The Surface of the East Coast From Nice to New York, curated by Marie Maertens, Le 109, Nice
Collection Exhibition, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Gedi Sibony and Roe Ethridge, United Artists., Marfa, Texas
grabt tiefer, ihr Schönen, Galerie Neu, Berlin
Good Dreams, Bad Dreams – American Mythologies, Aïshti Foundation, Beirut (cat.)
“What Are We Gonna Paint?”, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
White Columns Benefit, White Columns, New York
Collection Show, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, California
Ellipsis, The Pulitzer Foundation, St. Louis
Home Improvements, Fraenkel Lab, San Francisco

Greater New York, PS1, Long Island City, New York (cat.)
Consequences, organized by Jay Heikes, Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
The Art of Our Time, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles
The Unknown Masterpiece, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Works on Paper, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
All the World’s Futures, 56th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice
Jenny Monick Gedi Sibony, Reserve Ames, Los Angeles
Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

Danjuma Collection: One Man’s Trash (Is Another Man’s Treasure), Danjuma Collection, London
First the Pleasure, Then the Thesis, Clint Roenisch, Toronto
The Husk, Untitled Gallery, New York
20 Years Galerie Neu, Galerie Neu, Berlin

Trust (A Mi Izquierda), Balice Hertling, Paris
Landpartie, Baltensternraum Baden, Baden
Chat Jet – Painting Beyond The Medium, Kunstlerhaus Graz, Graz
The Ectasy of Newnedd of the Image (or the Communicability of an Unusual One), Hessel Museum of Art, CCS Bard, New York
Memories: Some Favorite Objects, an exhibition selected by Emily Rauh Pulitzer, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati
Grey Pop, Queens Nails Gallery, San Francisco

Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
Collaborations & Interventions. CCA Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca

Common Love. Aesthetics of Becoming, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach
Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York
Pour un Art Pauvre, le Carrê d’Art, Nîmes
About Painting, Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin
Universes in Universe, Astrup Fearnley Museum Collection at the
the language of less (then & now), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 
São Paulo Biennial the language of less (then & now), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Absentee Landlord, curated by John Waters, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Surface/Tension: Kitty Kraus, Dan Shaw-Town and Gedi Sibony, Lisson Gallery, London
All of this and nothing, curated by Anne Ellegood and Douglas
Fogle, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Laocoon II, Contemporary Concerns, Vienna
The More Things Change, SFMOMA, San Francisco
Contemporary Art from the Collection, curated by Kathy, Halbreich and Christophe Cherix, Museum of Modern Art, New York
At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
6 Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art, curated by Kathrin Rhomberg, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Mutiny Seemed a Probability, Fondazione Giuliani per l’arte contemporanea, Rome (exh. cat.)
The Mass Ornament, curated by John Rasmussen, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Group show, RENTAL Gallery, New York
Bagna Cauda, Galerie Art:Concept, Paris
\ (LEAN) , Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Abstract Resistance, curated by Yasmil Raymond, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

The Secret Life of Objects, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis
Abstract America: New Painting and Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London
The Actuality of The Idea, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
exhibition with Matthew Higgs, curated by Gianni Jetzer, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna
Beginnings Middles and Ends with Matthew Higgs, curated by Gianni Jetzer, Gabriele Senn Galerie, Vienna
Carpet and Friends, Mehringdamm 72, Berlin
Our Mirage, Art/Concept, Paris

Works on Paper & Ricci Albenda, Greene Naftali, New York
Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels
Galerie Catherine Bastide and Dépendance, Brussels
The Art of the Real: Mark Vanmoerkerke Collection, organized by Robert Nickas, Kunstmuseum aan zee, Oostende, Belgium
Art TLV/Tel-Aviv, Bienniale, Tel Aviv
Now You See It, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
Legend, Centre artistique et culturel, Chamarande

Genesis I’m Sorry, Greene Naftali, New York
Unmonumental, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
About the possibilities of a sculpture, Gallery Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart
You Will be re-materialized through your secrets, Michael Benevento/Orange Group, Los Angeles

The Fortitude and Subtlety Of, Rowley Kennerk, Chicago
A Broken Arm, 303 Gallery, New York
Fundstücke und Transit, Johnen+Schöttle, Cologne
Gedi Sibony / Josh Smith, Harris Lieberman, New York
Day for Night, Whitney Biennial 2006, curated by Philippe Vergne and Chrissie Iles, Whitney Museum of Art, New York
Delete/How to Make a Perfect Ghost, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Awards Show, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
Three Cities, Anna Catharina Gebbers, Berlin
Poetry from the Backyard, Art:Concept, Paris

Make It Now, curated by Anthony Huberman, The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York
Greater New York 2005, curated by Bob Nickas and Amy Smith-Stewart, PS1, Long Island City, New York
Jack, Cuchifritos, New York
Greener Pastures, Contemporary Art, Toronto

Walls ‘n Things, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
Floorplay, The Brooklyn War Memorial, Brooklyn, New York
Slouching Towards Bethlehem, The Project, New York
Summer Selections, The Drawing Center, New York
Colony, Hudson Clearing, New York
Playpen, The Drawing Center, New York

Breaking Ground, White Columns, New York
One Fine Day, Block Gallery, Sydney
Druid Superconductor, Space 101, Brooklyn, New York

Linger, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren, New York
With(in), Art in General, New York
View, Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York
Tuckernuck, CANADA, New York
Silent Takeover, Staedtische Galerie, Baden

Strangers/Etrengers, PS1 Studio Program Exhibition, The Clocktower Gallery, New York

Wight Biennial, The New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles


Selected Projects

In the Still Epiphany, curated by Gedi Sibony, The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis



Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant, 2009
Tiffany Foundation Award, 2009
The Metcalf Award, Academy of Arts and Letters, 2006
Rema Hort Mann Foundation Grant, 2004
PS1 National Studio Program, New York City, 2000-01


Monographs and catalogues

Alemani, Cecilia and Massimiliano Gioni, eds. Good Dreams, Bad Dreams — American Mythologies. Beirut: Aïshti Foundation, Skira. exh. cat.
Olsen, David B. Ellipsis. St. Louis: Pulitzer Arts Foundation: 10, 12, 13.

Enwezor, Okwui. All the World’s Futures. Venice: Rizzoli.

Angeletti, Marie. Cranford Collection 4+5. Paris: Les Presses du Reel.
O’Dwyer, Rebecca. 55 Years: Gedi Sibony. exh. cat. Dublin: The Douglas Hyde Gallery.
Sibony, Gedi. Painting, Drawing & Sculpture. Collected Works Volume III. Milan: Mousse.
Witzgall, Susanne and Kerstin Stakemeier. Macht des Materials/Politik der Materialitat. Berlin: Diaphanes Verlag: 141.

less like an object more like the weather. exh. cat. New York: Center for Curatorial Studies,
Bard College: 41; 44-46.

Mclaughlin, Rosanna. The Quiet Theatre. London: Sister Mag Press, Hobbs Mclaughlin Publishing: 65-71.
Sibony, Gedi. In the Still Epiphany. exh. cat. St. Louis: The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts.

Cabanas, Kaira M. Common Love: Aesthetics of Becoming. Miriam and Ira D. Wallach
Art Gallery. New York: Columbia University: 17-18.
Darling, Michael and David Raskin. The Language of Less (Then & Now). Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art: 23; 25; 26; 27.
Ellegood, Anne, and Douglas Fogle. All of this and nothing. The Hammer Museum.
Los Angeles: Delmonico Books: 29, 31, 114-21.
Neves, Joana. Pour un Art Pauvre. le Carrê d’Art. Nîmes, France: Archibooks: 35, 80, 85, 95.

Drake, A. Mutiny Seemed a Probability, Produzioni Nero
Higgs, Matthew. At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and
Rebecca Eisenberg. Annandale-on-Hudson. New York: CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art.
Raymond, Yasmil, Marcus Steinweg, Thomas Hirschhorn, and Simon Baier. Abstract
Resistance. Minneapolis: Walker Art Center, D.A.P.: 4, 5, 86-87, 91, 27, 28.
Rhomberg, Kathrin. was draussen wartet/ what is waiting out there: 6th Berlin Biennale
for Contemporary Art. Cologne: Dumont: 166-167; 143, 91, 210, 220.

Carmine, Giovanni, Anthony Huberman, and Francois Quintin. Gedi Sibony.
Contemporary Art Museum. St. Louis: JRP Ringier.
Gilman, Claire, et al. Vitamin 3-D: New Perspectives in Sculpture and Installation. New York: Phaidon Press Inc. 284-285.
Damian, Carol. Because I Say So… exh. cat. Frost Art Museum, Florida International University.

Jacobson, Heidi Zuckerman, et al. Now You See It. Aspen: Aspen Art Press: 7, 9, 11, 14.
Sibony, Gedi. Gedi Sibony. Minneapolis: Midway Contemporary Art.

Flood, Richard, Massimiliano Gioni Laura Hoptman, and Trevor Smith. Unmonumental,
New York: New Museum/Phaidon Press Inc.: 74, 168-171, 187.
Momin, Shamim. Ice Cream. New York: Phaidon Press.

Bennet, Alissa. “Séance,” Delete/ How to Make A Perfect Ghost. Anton Kern Gallery, New York.
Iles, Chrissie and Philippe Vergne. Whitney Biennial 2006: Day for Night. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art: 326-327.

Biesenbach, Klaus, Cory Arcangel, Kristin Baker and Jules De Balincourt. Greater New
York 2005. New York: PS1 Contemporary Art Center.
Huberman, Anthony, Mary Ceruti and Franklin Sirmans. Make It Now: New Sculpture in
New York. New York: Sculpture Center: 82-83; 381.

Herkenhoff, Paulo, Rachael Zur, and Anthony Huberman. Strangers. New York: P.S. 1
Contemporary Art Center

Thomson, Mungo. The Wight Biennial. Los Angeles: New Wight Gallery the School of
the Arts and Architecture.


Selected Public Collections

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York