Barry X Ball

Barry X Ball was born in 1955 in Pasadena, CA and lives and works in New York.

His work has been exhibited at the Powerhouse Museum / Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Museum of Arts and Design, Bass Museum of Art, Ca' Rezzonico in conjunction with la Biennale di Venezia, PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, SITE Santa Fe, Ballroom Marfa, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Le Printemps de Septembre, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Kunsthalle Krems, Museo Cantonale d'Arte, me Collectors Room Berlin, Modemuseum Hasselt, Beijing Today Art Museum, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Le Quartier, Centre d'art contemporain de Quimper, Musée d'art contemporain de Lyon, and at many international contemporary galleries and art fairs.

His work is in the collections of the Hammer Museum, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, The Norton Museum of Art, The Maramotti Collection, Le Fonds régional d'art contemporain Bretagne, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, The Berlingieri Collection, The Olbricht Collection, and The Panza Collection.

From April 10 to December 9, 2018, a major retrospective of Barry's works, The End of History, will be presented at the Villa Panza in Varese (Milano), Italy. The show will be a survey of Barry’s art produced since 1983, featuring works from the Panza Collection plus selected pieces from other European and American collections and the studio.

Scheduled to run concurrently with the Villa Panza exhibition, Barry's new monumental sculpture, Pietà, inspired by Michelangelo's last work, will be on view at the Castello Sforzesco museum in Milano from April 11 to December 31. Also exhibited will be Barry’s first work in stone, Pseudogroup of Giuseppe Panza, 1998-2000.

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© Barry X Ball 1982-2018