Douglas Florian

500 West 52nd Street
Studio #6E2
New York, NY 10019 

Solo Exhibitions:
2019 Artists House, Tel Aviv, Israel, "Sefer Shel Or: The Book of Light."
2018 Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY, "Spells and Apparitions" 
2014 Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY, "The Beestes and Brides Alle"
2013 Penn State University, Harrisburg, PA "Douglas Florian"
2012 Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY, "Dawn Thieves."

2012 Poets House, New York, NY, "A Florianthology: The Art and Poetry of Douglas Florian."

2010 Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY, "Letting in the Light."
2008 Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY,  "The Liars and the Moonstruck."
2005 University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA
1992 Yeshiva University Museum, New York, NY
1988 Condeso Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
1985 22 Wooster Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2019 "Ornament: Ho Hum All Ye Faithful." Bravin Lee Programs , New York, NY

2019 "Attending to Evidence" Cynthia Winings Gallery, Blue Hill,  Maine.

2018 "Hell's Kitchen Artists," Gallery MC, New York, NY.

2017 "Marking Time," Mark Borghi Fine Art, NYC. Curated by Daniel Rosenbaum.

2017 "Light Source" Cynthia Winings Gallery, Blue Hill, Maine

2016 Schema Projects "Babel" Brooklyn, NY. Traveling to Trebisonda Centro per l'Arte Contemporanea ,Perugia, Italy  & TraleVolte Rome, Italy. Curated by Mary Judge.
2015 Family Ties, 500X Gallery,  Dallas, TX. Curated by Julie Torres & Bonny Leibowitz.
2014 Frosch & Portmann, New York, NY, "Eccentric Abstraction" Curated by Bill Weiss.
2014 The Drawing Center, New York, NY "The Intuitionists," Curated by Lisa Sigal.
2013 Schema Projects, Brooklyn, NY "Beasts and Bodies" Curated by Mary Judge.
2012 Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, "Paper Jam." 
2012 Bravin Lee Programs, New York, NY
2010 American University Museum, Katzen Art Center, Washington, DC, "Washington Project for the Arts. Curated by Charles Ritchie.
2010 Bravin Lee Programs, New York, "Gallery Artists"
2009 Bravin Lee Programs, New York, "Opportunities."
2008 Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, "Peace."
2007 Bravin Lee Programs, New York, “Ornament: Ho Hum All Ye Faithful”
2007 Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, “Take the F Train”
2007 New Art Center in Newton, Newton, MA, “Visions and Voices”
2007 Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, “War is Over Again"
2006 Center for Maine Contemporary Art, "Painting Structure." Curated by Bruce Brown.
2006 Gallery Joe, Philadelphia, PA, "Series"
2006 Victoria Munroe Gallery, Boston, MA, "Presence"
2004 Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY "Drawing Conclusions:Examining Line and Outline" curated by Keith Miller.
2004 Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME "Exquisite Corpses: 25 Curiosities Commissioned by the Bowdoin College Museum of Art."
2004 Victoria Munroe Gallery, Boston, MA "Small Epiphanies"
2003 James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY "White Box Second Annual Benefit Auction" Curated by Carla Stellweg.
2003 The Drawing Center, New York, NY "Internal Excess" Selections 39, Fall 2003,  Curated by Luis Camnitzer and Catherine de Zegher
1994 The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio. "SPEAK"
1991 The Gallery at Hastings-on-Hudson, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY. "The Natural Perception." Curated by Carol Barsha and Lester Kane.
1990 Condeso Lawler Gallery, New York, NY
1989 The New York State Museum at Albany, Albany, NY. "The Prehistoric in Contemporary Art." Curated by Sydney Waller
1988 Condeso Lawler Gallery, New York, NY 1987 22 Wooster Gallery, New York, NY

Selected Bibliography:

Sarah Cascone & Caroline Goldstein, Artnet News, 39 Must-See Gallery Shows in New York, March 1, 2018.

John Yau, Hyperallergic, March 11, 2018, "When a Painting Becomes an Incantation."

Etty Yaniv, ArtSpiel, February 5, 2019,"Douglas Florian: Seeing Words" Interview.

Lisa Segal, introduction, essay by Heather Hart, Steffani Jemison, and Jina Valentine, The Intuitionists: Drawing Papers 116. (New York: The Drawing Center, 2014)                                

Ken Johnson, The New York Times, July 31, 2014, "'The Intuitionists’ and ‘Small,’'” review and reproduction, Art and Design.                          

Dominique Nahas, dART International, Fall 2014, The Beestes and the Briddes Alle: Douglas Florian at BravinLee programs in New York City, review and reproduction.

Roberta Smith, The New York Times, May 3, 2012, "Douglas Florian: Dawn Thieves."
Roberta Smith, The New York Times, June 4, 2010, "Douglas Florian: Letting In the Light,"
The New Yorker, March 10, 2008, Goings On About Town/Art/Galleries "Douglas Florian."
New York Art Beat, March 28, 2012 "Dawn Thieves" with poem and picture.

Joanne Mattera, Painters' Table, August 3, 2012: "Douglas Florian: Dawn Thieves."

The Editors, ARTCRITICAL, Checkbooks on the Ready: Art Basel Miami 2011.
Doug McClement, Saatchi Online, Top Ten New York Shows.
Brett Baker, AEQAI, April 2012, "Letter From New York: Douglas Florian." 
Mario Naves, Too Much Art Blog, May 5, 2010,  Lumpish, Monumental and Endearing: The Art of Douglas."
Daniel Galas, Always Be An Emerging Artist, May 9, 2012, Douglas Florian.

Gerrit Henry, Art In America, May, 1989 "Douglas Florian." Exhibition review.
Catherine de Zegher, Luis Camnitzer, Susette Min, Marisa White, The Drawing Center'sDrawing Papers 39: Internal Excess, Fall 2003, Exhibition Catalogue.

Ken Johnson, The New York Times, September 12, 2003, "Redefinitions of Drawing  Go to the Wall, and Off It."
Vivien Raynor, The New York Times, October 13, 1991, "A Show of Works That Define Or Simply Allude to Landscape"
Michael Brenson, The New York Times,  September 6, 1985, "Douglas Florian."

Artist Writings

Artcritical, July 21, 2014, "Disparate Forces Uniting As One: David Shapiro, 1944 to 2014"

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