Recent Exhibitions

Present Continuous

  Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England March 10 – May 6, 2023 For her second solo exhibition at Thomas Dane Gallery – Present Continuous – Barbara Kasten presents works from four distinct recent series, each exploring the language of geometry and grids. Grids that delineate space, create barriers or describe surfaces, but are seemingly without mass or density.  Continue to the […]

Re-Inventing Piet. Mondrian and the Consequences

  Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany Curated by Andreas Beitin and Elena Engelbrechter March 11 – July 16, 2023 With some 120 artworks and objects, the exhibition Re-Inventing Piet. Mondrian and the Consequences provides insight into the multifaceted exploration of Mondrian’s Neo-Plastic main work. Continue to the exhibition website.

Spatial Dissidence

  Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, Germany January 21 – March 18, 2023 Barbara Kasten’s current show concentrates on spatial conditions and unconventional materiality to provide new perspective that stimulates abstract thinking and a new “architecture of seeing.” The connection between her Polacolor photographs from the early 1980s and her new works from the series SHIELD and […]

Reckless Rolodex

  Gallery 400, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL January 13 – March 18, 2023 Reckless Rolodex highlights the lasting, though largely overlooked, influence of Lawrence Steger, described by the Chicago Tribune as “one of the most important, and most influential, performance artists in Chicago during the late 1980s and 90s.” Lawrence Steger explored desire and sexuality […]

Shades of Daphne

  Kasmin, New York, NY Curated by Stephanie Cristello January 12 – February 22, 2023 Kasmin is pleased to present Shades of Daphne, a timely survey of painting, sculpture, installation, and film by a group of 11 international and intergenerational contemporary artists, many of whom have not previously exhibited in the United States. Bringing together recent […]


  DOCUMENT, Chicago, IL November 4 – December 23, 2022 Across Kasten’s conceptual output—which has spanned the traditional genres of photography, painting, sculpture, installation, textile, theater, and performance—her recent investigations into architecture provide a fertile return to the basis of her artistic approach. Continue to the exhibition website.

Only One Step From Heaven

  La SIRA, Asnières-sur-Seine, Paris, France October 22 – November 18, 2022 On the occasion of the first edition of Paris+ by Art Basel, Shivers Only & Tonus presented an exhibition curated by Reine Aliénor at la SIRA. Continue to the exhibition website.

Barbara Kasten: Works

  Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany September 15, 2022 – April 29, 2023 The exhibition Barbara Kasten: Works is the American artist’s first survey exhibition in a European museum conceived in cooperation with the Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg. For its presentation at the Sammlung Goetz, the artist developed a site-specific color concept, which structures the exhibition space and the various groups of […]

Is it true?

  Kadel Willborn, Düsseldorf, Germany May 13 – June 11, 2022 Is it true? is the fundamental question when one sees pictures in the media. While photography in its early days was still considered to be the objectively fixed proof of an event that actually took place, today, in times of numerous possibilities of image […]

Tomorrow, and Tomorrow and Tomorrow

  Design Museum of Chicago, Chicago April 15 – 16, 2022 For their latest exhibition, Tomorrow, and Tomorrow and Tomorrow, IOTO have invited 100 Chicago-based artists to reflect on our shared experience of the last two years. This brief show will bring together a significant cross-section of the city’s creative community for a unique event. […]


  Bortolami, New York, NY March 4 – April 30, 2022 Featuring four bodies of work, the show connects Barbara Kasten’s little-known sculptures from the 1970s to her most recent output. Each artwork is tied to her experimentation with fiberglass window screening, a material she began using in the early 1970s and throughout her forty-year […]

Barbara Kasten – Case Chiuse #12

  Case Chiuse HQ, Milan June 10th – October 1st, 2021 Case Chiuse HQ, in collaboration with Bortolami Gallery, New York, and Kadel Willborn Gallery, Düsseldorf, presents a selection of Constructs, large-format Polaroids the artist worked on between 1979 and 1986; three silver gelatin print from the Double Negative series, 2012–2016; and two large works, Collision 122(2019) and Transposition 12 (2014), both salt-sensitive chromogenic prints. All […]

Women in Abstraction

  Centre Pompidou, Paris, France 19 May – 23 August 2021 Traveled to Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain 22 October 2021 – 27 February 2022 The exhibition sets out to write the history of the contributions of women artists to abstraction, with one hundred and six artists and more than five hundred works dating from the […]

Underexposed: Women Photographers in the Collection

  High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA April 17 – August 1, 2021 Conceived in conjunction with the centennial of the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment, which granted suffrage for some women, this exhibition showcases more than one hundred photographs from the High’s collection, many of them never before on view, and charts the medium’s history from the dawn of the modern period to the present […]

One collection: Two scenarios

  FracNormandie, Rouen, France Scenario 1: bodies, colours, materials March 13 – May 9, 2021 Scenario 2: Plan, image, sequence May 10 – August 15, 2021 One collection: Two scenarios presents a comprehensive overview of the works acquired by the Frac Normandie Rouen in recent years—since 2018—and offers two consecutive hanging schemes, whose focus and approach […]