Whitney Bedford

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Exhibition View, The Left Coast, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, 2017. Photo:Robert Wedemeyer.
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Exhibition View, Whitney Bedford, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, 2011. Photo: Evan Bedford.
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Exhibition View, Whitney Bedford, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, 2011. Photo: Evan Bedford.
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Exhibition View, Whitney Bedford, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, 2014. Photo: Clare Britt.
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The Soft Day, 2016 ink and oil on panel 91,44 x 157,48 cm (36 x 62 in.) Photo: Evan Bedford
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The Light Night, 2016 ink and oil on panel 91,44 x 157,48 cm (36 x 62 in.) Photo: Evan Bedford
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Hellbenders, 2017 ink and oil on panel 91,44 x 121,92 x 3,81 cm (36 x 48 x 1 1/2 in.) Photo: Evan Bedford
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Bardo Parade, 2017 ink and oil on panel 71,12 x 93,98 x 3,81 cm (28 x 37 x 1 1/2 in.) Photo: Evan Bedford
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Broken Hand 09, 2009 ink and oil on canvas 215 x 150 cm (84 5/8 x 59 in.)
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Tesla (Blue/Yellow), 2008 ink and oil on panel 46 x 38 cm (18 1/8 x 15 in.)
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Untitled (The Longest Time), 2006 ink and oil on panel 79 x 124 cm (31 1/8 x 48 7/8 in.)
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Untitled (Straight into Darkness), 2006 ink and oil on panel 122 x 183 cm (48 x 72 in.)
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Empire, 2007 ink and oil on panel 121,92 x 182,88 x 5,08 cm (48 x 72 x 2 in.)
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Exhibition View, Arcadia, 2008-2009, Galerie Art : Concept, Courtesy of the Artist and Art : Concept. Photo: Fabrice Gousset
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Exhibition View, Bardo Parade, Galerie Art : Concept, 2017. Photo: Claire Dorn.
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Exhibition View, Bardo Parade, Galerie Art : Concept, 2017. Photo: Claire Dorn.
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exhibition view, 2006, art concept gallery, paris
whitney bedford, Book (Guston), 2012, ink and oil on panel, 18 x 22 in.
Book (Guston), 2012, ink and oil on panel, 18 x 22 in.
whitney bedford, The Hex, 2017, ink and oil on panel 30 x 42 in.
The Hex, 2017, ink and oil on panel 30 x 42 in.
whitney bedford, Sound of Silence, 2017, ink and oil on panel, 30 x 42 in.
Sound of Silence, 2017, ink and oil on panel, 30 x 42 in.
whitney bedford, Iceberg (in love), 2017, ink and oil on panel, 22 x 18 x 1 3/4 in.
Iceberg (in love), 2017, ink and oil on panel, 22 x 18 x 1 3/4 in.
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The Night Ahead, 2017, 36x 48 x 1 ½ in
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The Good do Bad, 2017, encre et huile sur bois, 71,12 x 93,98 x 3,81 cm
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Untitled Volcano (Hot Smoke), 2008, ink and oil on panel, 46 x 61 cm (18 1/8 x 24 in.) credit: Joshua White
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Untitled (Stolen/Faked), 2006, polyptych of 10, ink on panel, credit: Fabrice Gousset
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Book (Picasso 3), 2012, ink and oil on panel, 45,72 x 55,88 cm (18 x 22 in.)
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Book (DeKooning), 2012, Ink and oil on panel, 45,72 x 55,88 cm (18 x 22 in.)
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The Light Night, 2016, huile et encre sur panneau de bois, 81,28 x 157,48 cm
The Light Night, 2016, huile et encre sur panneau de bois, 81,28 x 157,48 cm

Biography:
Born in 1976, Whitney Bedford lives and works in Los Angeles. Awards : UCLA Hammer Museum Drawing Biennal, Los Angeles (2001); Peggy Guggenheim Studentship, Venice (1997). Exhibitions : Susanne Vielmetter, Los Angeles (2011), Houdini: Art and Magic, Jewish Museum, New York (2010); Arcadia, Art:Concept (2008).

« I draft the pictures, sometimes even composing a hybrid of different images to form a new, collaged picture. I then utilize this as a base structure on which my process of mark making can further exaggerate or otherwise comment on the image. This vocabulary of drawn and painted marks reclaim the image as something new, something mine. I re-mark the source to remember it. This process creates a dialogue between old and new images  – it pulls apart and rebuilds. It’s a push and pull between direct depiction, imagination and memory. I push the paintings to reduce to their images to abstract forms or landscapes that connote a different space, one aged by time and impossible to revisit. » (Whitney Bedford, Tema Celeste, 2004)

La Femme de trente ans

Curated by Caroline Soyez-Petithomme. Artists exhibited: Jean-Luc Blanc, Whitney Bedford, Judith Bernstein, Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Lothar Hempel, Celia Hempton, Hedwig Houben, Tatiana Rihs, Walter Robinson.

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Bagna Cauda

Art : Concept presents Bagna Cauda, a group exhibition with Martine Aballéa, Pierre-Olivier Arnaud, Julien Audebert, Francis Baudevin, Whitney Bedford, Jean-Luc Blanc, Michel Blazy, Ulla von Brandenburg, Jeremy Deller, Richard Fauguet, Vidya Gastaldon, Geert Goiris, Lothar Hempel, Nathan Hylden, Jacob Kassay, Andrew Lewis, Adam McEwen, Philippe Perrot, Jimmy Robert, Pietro Roccasalva, Gedi Sibony, Alexandre Singh, Roman Signer, and Laurent Laclos.

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Arcadia

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Third Peak

Art : Concept presents Third Peak, a group show with Whitney Bedford, Stef Driesen, Rosson Crow, Philippe Perrot, Dirk Bell, Anne-Laure Sacriste and Andrew Guenther.

Photo : D. L’Honorey

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