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DASHIELL MANLEY

Born in 1983 in Fontana, CA, US
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA, US

EDUCATION

2011    MFA University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, US
2007    BFA California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA US

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2021    Soft Hidings, Nino Mier Brussels, BE

2020   Dashiell Manley, Silverlens Gallery, Manila, PH

            Pastimes, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA, US
2018    sometimes we circle the sun, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, US

2017    E, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Los Angeles, CA, US   

            E, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA, US

2016    New to the Cantor, Cantor Art Center, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, US

            whatever, a vibrant holiday, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, US

2015    Dashiell Manley, The Fireplace Project, East Hampton, New York, NY

2014    Company & Conversations, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, US

2013    The Great Train Robbery (Scene 3 Version B), Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, US

            A Descending Bolt (Paused), Luce Gallery, Torino, IT

            Dashiell Manley, San Francisco, CA, Jessica Silverman Gallery, CA, US

2012    Dashiell Manley, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US

2011    MFA #2, New Wight Gallery, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, US

            were the our of the the the the, The End Gallery, Los Angeles, CA,

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2021    We Are Here, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

2020    In Production: Art and the Studio System, Yuz Museum, Shanghai, CN

            Conversational Spirits, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

2019    Back in Black, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel, Sāo Paulo, BR

2018    Kinship, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

            Sky Above Clouds, curated by Meredith Darrow and Olivia Davis, Meredith Darrow

            Contemporary, Aspen, CO, US

            Horizon Lines, Jessica Silverman Gallery @ 288 Pacific, San Francisco, CA, US

2017    The Times, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY, US

            Hotel Kalifornia, Lefebvre & Fils, Paris, FR

2016    On my volcano grows the Grass, closed, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA, US

            End Of Semester, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA, US

           Summer Group Show, Ibid. Gallery, London, UK

           Marinade, curated by Timo Fahler, BBQLA, Los Angeles, CA, US

           Performing the Grid, Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA, US

2015    Weird Science, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, US

            Old News (Again), curated by Jacob Fabricius, cneai =, Chatou, France

2014    Stars + Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection, Bathurst

            Regional Art Gallery, Bathurst, AU; traveled to Grafton Regional Art Gallery, Grafton, AU (2015); Manly Art Gallery and Museum, Sydney, AU (2015); Cowra Regional Art Gallery Cowra, AU (2015); Manning                  Regional Art Gallery, Taree, AU, (2015); Western Plains Cultural Centre, Dubbo, Australia, (2016); Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, AU (2016); Latrobe Regional Art Gallery, Morwell, AU (2016);                      Ipswich Art Gallery, Ipswich, AU (2016)
           Glomar: Axis of Information, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, US
           Variations: Conversations In and Around Abstract Painting, Los Angeles County
           Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, US
          A Teoria do Desvio Raios Luminosos e Outras Histórias, curated by Jacopo Crivelli
           Visconti, SIM Galeria, Curitiba, BR
          The History of Technology, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA, US
          The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, US

2013     Why Painting Now?, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, AT

            Between This, That and the Other Thing, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY, US

2012     Made in L.A. 2012, The Hammer Museum; LA><ART; Barnsdall Municipal
             Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US
             This Is With It As It Is, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX, US
             In The Making, Roberts and Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, US

2011     Favorite Goods, 002, Los Angeles, CA, US
            The Delta, Alexys Schwartz Projects, Los Angeles, CA, US
            Beige and Plastic, Khastoo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US
            One for the money, two for the show, curated by Math Bass, Artist Curated Projects,
            Los Angeles, CA, US

2010    MFA #2 Los Angeles, CA, University of California, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

         Slab in Temporary Space, The Temporary Space, Houston, TX, US

         Spatium Sets, Gallery 479, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, US

2007     Through no fault of our own, 507 Rose Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

2006      A drawing show, Lime Gallery, Valencia, CA, US

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2021    ARTnews. “What I Buy and Why: Software Exec Mikkel Svane on Moving to Get More Wall Space, and Commissioning 100 Works During Lockdown,” ARTnews, August 30, 2021.

            Furman, Anna. “How to Throw a Dinner Party like a Gallerist.” The New York Times Style Magazine. January 22, 2020.

2019     Ropati, Ashley. “This Designer Duo’s Vintage Home is Everything,” Lonny

(January 25, 2019) [online]

2018     Cascone, Sarah. “Editors’ Picks: 17 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This

Week,” Artnet News (September 3, 2018) [online]

2017    Runyan, Robin. “Culture Lab Detroit returns with discussion, exhibition on Post- Truth.” Cultured Magazine. October 2017.

Slenske, Michael. “The Elegy For A Young American Artist.” Cultured Magazine. 2017.

2016     Ghorashi, Hannah. “Marianne Boesky Gallery Now Reps Dashiell Manley,” ARTnews

(February 25, 2016) [online] 2015 Slenske, Michael. “Glass Acts,” Blouin Artinfo    (February 24, 2015) [online]

Willard Sachs, Danica. “Dashiell Manley: Time seems sometimes to stop,” Art Practical

(February 2015) [online]

Williams, Maxwell. “8 Emerging Artists to Watch Right Now,” Details Magazine

  (July 9, 2015) [online]

2014      Brown, A. Will. “Dashiell Manley: Interview,” Studio International

   (September 2014) [online]

Bryant, Eric. “The Young Guns – 8 Whitney Biennial Artists Born After 1980,” Artspace

(March 2014) [online]

DeFore, John. “Dashiell Manley: Whitney 2014 Biennial, Five Hot Artists to Watch,”

The Hollywood Reporter (March 2014) [online]

Griffin, Jonathan. “The History of Technology: Review,” Frieze, Issue #166

(October 2014) 2013 Carmichael, Elisa. “25 Artists to Watch in 2013,”

Complex (January 2013) [online]

   Linnert, Nicholas. “Critic’s Pick, Los Angeles: Dashiell Manley,” Artforum (June 2013)

   Mizota, Sharon. “Review: Dashiell Manley takes on ‘The Great Train Robbery’,”

Los Angeles Times (June 13, 2013) [online]

Solway, Diane. “Who: The New Guard: Dashiell Manley,” W Magazine (April 2013): 62

Wagley, Catherine. “Five Artsy Things to Do in L.A. This Week, Including a Restaged

Train Robbery,” LA Weekly (May 29, 2013): 35 2012 “On the Make,” Angeleno Magazine (December 2012): 84

2011       Tuck, Geoff. “Dash Manley Right Now,” Notes on Looking (December 8, 2011) [online]

PUBLICATIONS

2015        Thornton, Sarah, ed. Dashiell Manley: The New York Times Paintings. San Francisco:

Jessica Silverman Gallery, 2015. [exh. cat.]

2014         Comer, Stuart, Anthony Elms, and Michelle Grabner. Whitney Biennial 2014.

New York: The Whitney Museum of American Art, 2014.

[exh.cat.] Girault, Lisa, ed. Stars + Stripes: American Art of the 21st Century from the Goldberg Collection. Bathurst: Bathurst Regional Art Gallery, 2014. [exh. cat.]

2013         Manley, Dashiell. The Great Train Robbery. Los Angeles: LA><ART, 2013. [exh. cat.]

2012          Ellegood, Anne, Lauri Firstenburg, Malik Gaines, César García, and Ali Subotnick.

       Made in L.A. 2012. New York: Prestel, 2012. pp. 224, 236 – 238 [exh. cat.]

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, US

JPMorgan Chase Art Collection

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US

Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

Pomona College Museum of Art, Claremont, CA, US

Dashiell Manley (b. 1983) received his BFA from Cal Arts and his MFA from UCLA. Manley’s work has been included in exhibitions at renowned institutions across the United States, including the 2014 Whitney Biennial, and the 2012 Hammer Biennial. His work is part of the public collections of the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, The Hammer Museum, The Palm Springs Art Museum, and The Benton Museum of Art at Pomona College. He is represented by Marianne Boesky, New York and Jessica Silverman, San Francisco.