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Darren Bader

Born in Bridgeport, CT, 1978

BFA, New York University, New York, NY, 2000

Lives and works in New York, NY

One-Person Exhibitions

Innate Value, BLUM, New York, NY
, Société, Berlin, Germany
3b, Galeria Madragoa, Lisbon, Portugal

Wonths every few Monce, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK

American Express, Real Pain, New York, NY
Group Show, The Little House, Los Angeles, CA
Mends of Scott Friendes, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
The Plastic Arts / Life Suffuses, Cells Amused, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
Bootlicker Suite, Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome, Italy

fruits, vegetables; fruit and vegetable salad, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Interlude, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy 

character limit, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA 
more or less, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
E/either e/Either n/Neither N/neither, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
I don’t know, Société, Berlin, Germany 

Meaning and Difference, The Power Station, Dallas, TX (cat.)
chess: relatives, High Line Art, New York, NY
(@mined-oud), MADRE Museum, Naples, Italy  Forest/Trees, Greenspon Gallery, New York, NY (cat.) 

such are promises, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK 

rocks and mirrors, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy (cat.)
fig-2: 39/50, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
Reading Writing Arithmetic, Radio Athènes, Athens, Greece
The World as Will and Representation, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany 

Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
Atelier Calder, Paris, France 

Heaven and Earth, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
#I am just living to be dying by your side, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
Roads, Space, London, UK 

More Buildings about Songs and Food, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
Where is a Bicycle’s Vagina (and other enquiries) or Around the Samovar, 1857, Oslo, Norway
Images, MoMA PS1, New York, NY 

Chad Ochocinco, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY 

Alex Zachary, New York, NY
Number[s], Eighth Veil, Los Angeles, CA 

New Work, 303 Gallery, New York, NY
T&sn’Kreps, New York, NY 

gallery.sora, Tokyo, Japan
Nic Cage: A Bridal Tour of Southern California Foundries, 2nd Cannons Publications, Los Angeles; Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

as = poaching the poachers, Rivington Arms, New York, NY 

Cat, Rivington Arms, New York, NY 

Do Space Apes Masturbate? 1001 East 1st Street Arts Building, Los Angeles, CA 

Group Exhibitions

Material World, Curated by Gina Beavers, Marianne Boesky, New York, NY

Four on the Floor, Probably Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Darren Bader and Li Ming: Mind the Gap, By Art Matters, Hangzhou, China

Kaleidoscope Eyes, Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
The Painter’s New Tools, Nahmad Contemporary, New York, NY

Apparition, PHI Centre, Montreal, Canada
The Going Away Present
, Kristina Kite Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Mirage: Contemporary Art in Augmented Reality, UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Unreal City, London, UK
5,471 miles, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA 
Il Lenzuolo Viola, Ermes – Ermes, Vienna, Austria

58th Venice Biennale, May You Live In Interesting Times, curated by Ralph Rugoff, Venice, Italy
who knows one, curated by Haim Steinbach, Vistamare, Pescara, Italy
Furniture of Desire, Lie Lay Lain, New York, NY

Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA 
Pizza is God, NRW-FORUM, Düsseldorf, Germany
Thumbs That Type and Swipe: The DIS Edutainment Network, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Fake As More, Simon Lee Gallery, New York, NY 

Low, XYZ Collective, Tokyo, Japan 
.com/.cn, curated by Klaus Biesenbach and Peter Eleey, K11 Art Foundation Pop-up Space, Hong Kong; traveled to chi K11 Art Museum, K11 Art Mall, Shanghai, China (cat.)
Oliver Twist, Chapter 2, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY  
Earth Day, Ramiken Crucible, New York, NY
Açordo de confiança, Biblioteca Mario de Andrade, São Paulo, Brazil
Jade Bi, Galeria Madragoa, Lisbon, Portugal
Friend? ?, Galerie Maria Bernheim, Zurich, Switzerland
Fleming Faloon, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium
(Interlude), Cookie Butcher, Antwerp, Belgium
Dreamlands (screenings), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Ripple Effect, curated by Karina Kottová and Fatos Üstek, Center for Contemporary Art Futura,Prague, Czech Republic
Social Surfaces, Artists Space, New York, NY
Videobox, Carreau du Temple, Paris, France
Synthetic Divide, ACRUSH, Zurich, Switzerland

The Calder Prize 2005-2015, Pace, London, UK
Can I step on it?, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
One, No One and One Hundred Thousand, Kunsthalle Wien Karlsplatz, Vienna, Austria
In the Making: Artists, Assistants, and Influence, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, NY
The Coveter, curated by Alex Glauber, Dickinson Gallery, New York, NY
Goulding the Lolly, curated by Brian Belott, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, NY
An Idle Visitation, organized by AND NOW, Hester, and Tomorrow, Santa Fe, NM
For Pete’s Sake, Carl Kostyàl, Stockholm, Sweden
PHANTASMAGORIA II, curated by A. Will Brown, The Stolbun Collection, Chicago, IL
NOT MY BRIDGE NOT MY WATER, curated by Alex Eagleton, Aetopoulos, Athens, Greece
Your Memories Are Our Future, curated by Julien Fronsacq and Scipio Schneider, ACRUSH, Zurich, Switzerland
Tomorrow is a new day, cuated by Stefan Tasch, Yacht Walanka, Monaco
FLUIDITY, curated by Nina Möntmann, Vanessa Joan Müller and Bettina Steinbrügge,
Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
Roman á Clef And/Or The Appetite Of The Chef, Rainbow in Spanish, Los Angeles, CA
Not for Sale, Lovaas Projects, Munich, Germany 

Constructed culture sounds like conculture, curated by Samuel Leuenberger, Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland
Small Sculpture, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
Political Populism, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
13th Biennale de Lyon, La vie moderne, curated by Ralph Rugoff, Lyon, France
Visitors, curated by Tom Eccles and Ruba Katrib, Governors Island, New York, NY
Love for Three Oranges, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the Digital Sublime, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Portugal
The Luluennial: A Slight Gestuary, Lulu, Mexico City, Mexico
Objects, Food, Rooms, curated by Andria Hickey, Tanya Bonakdar, New York, NY
The Daily Show, Bureau, New York, NY
Under the Clouds, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
What We Found, Non Objectif Sud, Tulette, France
Darren Bader, Liz Magic Laser, Takeshi Murata, A Video Exhibition, Boatos Fine Art, São Paulo, Brazil 

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Little Nassau, Brooklyn, NY
Vegetal Passion, Royal Garden 5 [online exhibition], organized by Providence College Galleries, Providence, RI
Nuit Américain, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium
In Real Life, curated by Luca Lo Pinto, Christine Koenig Galerie Vienna, Austria
RRBGGGRWW (polysemes), curated by Franklin Melendez, Grand Century, New York, NY
Urs Fischer, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
Parcours, Art Basel, curated by Florence Derieux, Basel, Switzerland
Day-For-Night, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium
Tragedy + Time, Public Fiction and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Parcours Frieze Projects 2014, Frieze New York, NY 

ANAMERICANA, curated by Vincenzo de Bellis, Depart Foundation, American Academy, Rome, Italy
What we did the following year, Ritter/Zamet, London, UK
Mixed Message Media, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
Antigrazioso, Nouvelles Vagues in the Palais de Tokyo, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Jew York, Untitled, New York, NY
Pataphysics, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
PIZZA TIME!, Marlborough Broome Street, New York, NY
Something About a Tree, FLAG Foundation, New York, NY
Empire State, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy
Air de Pied-à-terre, Lisa Cooley Gallery, New York, NY
They might well have been remnants of the boat, Calder Foundation, New York, NY
This is THIS, Zach Feuer, New York, NY
Ground Control for Major Tom, Cookie Butcher, Antwerp, Belgium
Le Quattro Stagioni, Trois Gnossiennes, Triple DJ, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy
do it (outside), curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, NY
Young Collectors, Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium 

Funny, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Bulletin Boards, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
Inside the Banana, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY
Creature From the Blue Lagoon, Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, NY
Untitled (Tea Party), Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany
Home Again, Again, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Oh, You Mean Cellophane and all that Crap, Calder Foundation, New York, NY
Kathryn Andrews, Darren Bader, Karl Haendel, United Artists Ltd., Marfa, TX
Ten Ten, Jason Alexander, New York, NY
D’Après Giorgio, Casa-museo Giorgio de Chirico, Rome, Italy
Blind Cut, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY 

Foot To Foot, Regina Gallery, London, UK
Art Public, Art Basel, Miami, FL
The Color of Company, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY
Histoires de votre vie, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium
Modify, As Needed, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Touchy Feely, Human Resources Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Darren Bader, Juliette Blightman, Matt Connors, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Broken Umbrellas, Laurel Gitlen Gallery, New York, NY
Sculpture is three-dimensional artwork created by shaping or combining hard materials – typically stone such as marble - or metal, glass, or wood. Softer ("plastic") materials can also be used, such as clay, textiles, plastics, polymers and softer metals, Johann König Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Untitled Gallery, New York, NY
On Forgery, LAXART, Los Angeles, CA 

Looking Back / The Fifth White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York, NY
Which Witch is Which and/or Summertime, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
Salad Days, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, NY
Greater New York, MoMA PS1, New York, NY
Support Group, Cottage Home, Los Angeles, CA, under the auspices of Mateo Tannatt / Pauline
Bridgehampton Biennial, Bridgehampton, NY
Group Show: Katie Aliprando, Darren Bader, Matias Faldbakken, Mateo Tannatt, 2nd Cannons,
Los Angeles, CA
The hoax is a hoax or may or may not be again, Galerie Carlos Cardenas, Paris, France
And So On…, And So On…, And So On…, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY 
with Margaret Lee and Michele Abeles, White Columns, New York, NY

Rob Pruitt’s Flea Market, Tate Modern, London, UK
Cave Gallery, Detroit, MI 
Don’t Perish, Leo Koenig Inc., Projeckte, New York, NY
To the Left of The Rising Sun, Small A Projects Upstate, Greenwich, NY
Time–Life Part II (Odeon), Taxter & Spengemann, New York, NY
FAX, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Odeon, Ritter/Zamet, London, UK
After Image, Peggy Tan & Antonio Serna’s Space, New York, NY
On From Here, Guild & Greyshkul, New York, NY
Boofthle Booth - Booth : Deux Doox - Hollywood Biennial, Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Unfiction, Illinois State University Galleries, Normal, IL 

8 ½ x 11 / A4, James Fuentes LLC, New York, NY
The World is All That is The Case, Hudson Franklin, New York, NY
Singular Friends: heaving up on one another's shoulders, Gresham’s Ghost, New York, NY
To Illustrate and Multiply: An Open Book, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA,
Object Salon, White Space Gallery, London, UK
Iconic Boston BBQ, LaMontagne Gallery, Boston, MA
Fair Market, Rental Gallery, New York, NY
Abandoned Plot, Brooklyn, NY
PRUESSPRESS @ Rental, Rental Gallery, New York, NY
Gaping Hole Found in Universe, Daniel Hug, Los Angeles, CA
Gallery Sora, Armory Show Booth, New York, NY
Boofthle, Pauline Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

No Context, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Overbite/ Underbite, Ritter/Zamet, London, UK 

More Songs About Buildings and Food: A Recipe For Downtown, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, NY
GRUPE, GBE@Passerby, New York, NY; Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA
Goodbye To All That, Rivington Arms, New York, NY

The Pumpkin Show, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY
Put It In Your Mouth / I'll see you on the dark side of the prune, Rivington Arms, New York, NY 

Word of Mouth, Dinter Fine Art, New York, NY
Do Something, Floating IP, Manchester, UK 

Study, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Mad Little, Mad Little Gallery, New York, NY
Emergence, Track 16 Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Amok Festival of Experimental Film and Video, Brooklyn, NY 

Curatorial Projects

G_M_O__[sho], Nero Magazine online: 

The living and the dead (with Gavin Brown), Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY 

Sunshine (with Ritter/Zamet), Rental Gallery, New York, NY 

MoMA@Passerby: Dutch Elm Disease, GBE@Passerby, New York, NY
Wu-Tang/googolplex Show (Congress), GBE@Passerby, New York, NY
Overbite/ Underbite (with Mirabelle Marden), Ritter/Zamet, London, UK  

GRUPE (with Jesse Willenbring), GBE@Passerby, New York; Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA 

Put It In Your Mouth / I'll see you on the dark side of the prune, Rivington Arms, New York, NY

Other Projects

Fomo Haber, Felix Art Fair, Los Angeles, CA

CleanEquity® Conference, Fairmont Monte Carlo, Monaco 

Liberi Tutti, Fondazione Trussardi, Teatro Arsenale, Milan 

Do you have a name for this?, website project for Audio Visual Arts (AVA), New York, NY, 

2008 Project Space, Feb. 4 – Feb. 11 

Art Basel Miami Beach catalogs, Rivington Arms and Ritter/Zamet booths, NADA Fair, Miami, FL

“Glennomnibus” in Textfield V

Awards, Grants, and Residencies

Atelier Calder, Saché, France 

Calder Prize 

Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation, biannual artist support program  



Phaidon Editors. Introduction by Evan Moffitt. Vitamin Txt: Words in Contemporary Art. London: Phaidon Press Limited, 2024, 30–31. 

The Typist 2020-2002. Casimir Books, 2021

@rt_rhyme. Los Angeles: 2nd Cannons Publications, 2020

Bader, Darren, Christopher Blauvelt, and Jonah Hill. Mid 90s: Concerning Cinematography. Los Angeles: Bleach Books, 2019. 

Brodbeck, Anna Katherine, ed. Two x Two x Twenty. Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art, 2018, 222. 

.com/.cn. Hong Kong: K11 Art Foundation; New York: MoMA Ps1, 2017, 14-17. 
All Donations Will Go To Something. New York: HASSLA, 2017.
Meaning and Difference. Dallas: The Power Station, 2017.
Negar Azimi, Tess Edmonson, Peter Eleey, Bruce Hainley, Luca Lo Pinto, Jesse Willenbring,
Andrew Norman Wilson, Dena Yago. London: Koenig Books Ltd, 2017.
Rocks & Mirrors /Forest/Trees. New York: Kiito-San, LLC, 2017. 

77 and/or 58 and/or 19. Brooklyn: Primary Information, 2015. 
Photographs I Like, To Have and to Hold: [a show on a piece of paper at the front desk]. New York: Karma, 2015.

Comer, Stuart, Anthony Elms, and Michelle Grabner. Whitney Biennial 2014. New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, 2014.

Life as a Readymade. New York: Kiito-San, LLC, 2012.

oaint, New York: KLT Bukszpan; New York: Alex Zachary, 2010. 
Biesenbach, Klaus, Connie Butler, and Neville Wakefield. Greater New York 2010. New York: MoMa PS1, 2010.  

She Has A Hot Ass. Los Angeles: 2nd Cannons Publications, 2009.
Gioni, Massimiliano, Hoptman, Laura, and Cornell, Lauren. The Younger Than Jesus Artist
Directory. Phaidon: London, 2009.

pulturebook (B&W version). Los Angeles: 2nd Cannons Publications, 2008. 

James Earl Scones. New York: Rivington Arms; Los Angeles: David Kordansky Gallery, 2005. 

2 [Works for ScreenSpace]: (the)Fish + St. James. New York: Rivington Arms, 2002.

Articles and Reviews

Boucher, Brian. "You Can Be an Artist. This One." New York Times, May 27, 2023. 
Tremayne-Pengelly, Alexandra. "Darren Bader Wants to Sell His Artistic Identity—But Is That Legal?", May 26, 2023. 
Morton, Tom. "But is it art? Reinventing the readymade.", May 19, 2023.

Olsen, Annika. “Food for Thought: 7 High-Concept Artworks That Were Made to Be Eaten + One That Wasn’t (But Was Eaten Anyway).” ArtNet News, December 30, 2022.
Braithwaite, Hunter. “Darren Bader: ‘The American Holiday Express Show.’” The Brooklyn Rail, February 2022.

Kelly, Nolan. “Assemblage Art for the Age of the Online Shopper.”, December 20, 2021.
Zane, Anna. “Art and Anti-Structure.”, November 9, 2021.
Rynaski, Nate. “Darren Bader: ‘Group Show’ at the Dries Van Noten Little House.”, October 15, 2021.
Bourgade, Noelann. “Dries Van Noten Exhibits Darren Bader at the Little House in Los Angeles.”, September 28, 2021.
“MACRO - Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome.”, March 17, 2021.

Rodorigo, Clara. “‘Unreal City,’ London’s Largest Augmented Reality Art Festival.”, December 22, 2020.
Birnbaum, Daniel and Philip Tinari. “How Augmented Reality Can Revolutionize the Art World: A Conversation between UCCA Director Philip Tinari and Daniel Birnbaum.” Artnet News, December 15, 2020.
Russeth, Andrew. “Art Matters Now–12 Writers on 20 Years of Art: Andrew Russeth on the Networks That Artists Built, Depicted, and Reimagined in 2015.”, December 11, 2020.
“Unreal City Is London’s Biggest Public Festival of AR Art.”, December 2020.
“‘Unreal City’: The Public Festival Bringing Augmented Reality Art to the Streets of London.”, December 4, 2020.
Grobe, Max. “Kaws & Other Artists Turn London into an Amazing AR Exhibition.” Highsnobiety, December 3, 2020.
Lloyd-Smith, Harriet. “Acute Art Transforms London into One Big AR Exhibition.” Wallpaper, December 1, 2020.
“Olafur Eliasson, Cao Fei, and KAWS to Display AR Works Across London.” Dazed Digital, December 1, 2020.
Estiler, Keith. “KAWS, Olafur Eliasson and More to Unveil Augmented Reality Works in Beijing.” Hypebeast, November 28, 2020.
“8 Must-See Exhibitions This Week, From Toronto to São Paulo and Beyond.”, February 3, 2020.
“Art Industry News: Conceptualist Darren Bader Is Launching a Bargain-Basement Online Platform for Artists to Sell Discounted Work + Other Stories.” Artnet News, May 6, 2020.
Ashby, Chloë. “How Do You Follow Heroin Lasagne? the Artist Who Wants You to Dice His Veg.”, January 14, 2020.
Battaglia, Andy. "12 Masterful Uses of Food in Art, from a Giant Hamburger to Sumptuous Butter and More." ARTnews, April 7, 2020. 
Bollen, Christopher. "Sixteen Members of the Art Community Share Their Most Shocking Memories.", January 8, 2020. 
Carrigan, Margaret. “Flash Sale: Darren Bader Launches Online Platform Inventory for Artists and Galleries.” The Art Newspaper, May 5, 2020.
Dafoe, Taylor. "Artist Darren Bader Just Executed an Ingenious Conceptual Artwork Under Everyone’s Noses. How? By Saying He’s Represented by David Zwirner." Artnet News, July 22, 2020. 
Douglas, Sarah. "There Are 60 Galleries at the Felix L.A. Fair. One of Them Doesn’t Exist." ARTnews, February 14, 2020. 
Freeman, Nate. “Wet Paint: Jordan Wolfson Really Hates the New Jordan Wolfson Documentary, a New York Gallery Defies Quarantine, & More Juicy Art-World Gossip.” Artnet News, May 7, 2020.
Goldstein, Caroline. “Editors Picks: 19 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week.” Artnet News, January 13, 2020.
Holmes, Helen. “The Artist Who Ate the Art Basel Banana Has a New Show Opening in New York.”, February 20, 2020.
Paybarah, Azi. “5 Times Tiffany Was Robbed.” New York Times, January 15, 2020.
Pitcher, Laura. “Eat the Art: The Whitney’s New Show Serves up Free Fruit Salad.”, January 7, 2020.
Russeth, Andrew. "Gorillas in Cowboy Boots, Fish Full of Dynamite—Darren Bader’s AR App is in Beta." ARTNews, April 6, 2020.
Scott, Andrea K. "Goings on About Town: Darren Bader." New Yorker, February 2020. 
Westall, Mark. “5 Colourful & Fun Artworks to See in the Last Week of Frieze OVR 2020.”, October 12, 2020.
Zara, Janelle. “A Brief History of Perishable Art: How Darren Bader’s Divisive Fruit Salad at the Whitney Fits into a Ripe Tradition.” Artnet News, January 28, 2020.  

"Beneath the Paving Stones Lies the Beach. Venice Biennale Highlights.”, May 2019.
"The Most Important Works of the 2010s: Favorite Artworks That Didn’t Make the List." Artnews, November 28, 2019. 
Griffin, Jonathan. “Darren Bader: character limit.” Mousse Magazine 66 (Winter 2019): 151-53.
Pomranz, Mike. “This Fruit Artwork Is Meant to Be Eaten.”, December 17, 2019.
Tarasoff, Sabrina. "Critics' Picks: Darren Bader at Blum & Poe.", January 4, 2019.
"The Art Newspaper's Pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale." Art Newspaper, April 30, 2019. 
Warerkar, Tanay. “The Whitney Is Getting into the Edible Art Trend with New Food Exhibit.”, December 17, 2019.

Cascone, Sarah. “#Duchamp? Darren Bader Is Selling His Instagram and Twitter Handles as Readymade Art.” Artnet News, April 3, 2018
Freeman, Nate. "Conceptual Art Wasn't Meant to Be Collected. Now It Sells for Six Figures.", August 29, 2018.
Grimaldi-Donahue, Allison. "A Series of Substitutions: On Darren Bader." BOMB Magazine, April 25, 2018. 
Saval, Nikil. "Money for Sale, Heroin-Injected Lasagna: How One Artist Is Defining Our Era." T: The New York Times Style Magazine, August 13, 2018. 
Selvin, Claire. “Darren Bader Poses Elaborate Art Riddles on Instagram.” ArtNews, February 28, 2018.

"Darren Bader: L'importante é partecipare." Flash Art 336 (December 2017 - January 2018): cover, 36-41.
Howe, David Everitt. “Darren Bader “Forest / Trees” at Greenspon Gallery, New York.” Mousse Magazine, June 2017.
Miller, M.H. "What It's Like to Live With Art That Doesn't Love You Back." New York Times Style Magazine, September 22, 2017. 
Russeth, Andrew. “Your Move: On the High Line, Darren Bader Will Supply the Chess Board, but People Will Serve as Pieces.” ArtNews, April 27, 2017.
Schwendener, Martha. “What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week.” New York Times, June 22, 2017.
Scott, Andrea K. "Darren Bader's Living Sculptures." New Yorker, August 3, 2017. Zanes, Anna. "Darren Bader on Forest/Trees." Office Magazine, May 19, 2017.  

Buchet, Cedric. "77 and/or 58 and/with 19: The Work of Darren Bader.” Office Magazine 5 (Fall/Winter 2016).
Buck, Louisa. "The Buck Stopped Here: Darren Bader's Checkmate at Sadie Coles HQ." Art Newspaper, February 18, 2016.
Caron, Thomas. "VIDEO: Darren Bader - The Vagrant.", February 4, 2016.
Casadio, Mariuccia. "Darren Bader: Words, Sounds, Pictures." Vogue [Italy], February 12, 2016.
Casavecchia, Barbara. "Rocks and Mirrors." ArtReview (March 2016): 112
Corbett, Rachel. "Mass Market: Darren Bader and the Art of Selling Contemporary Readymades." Blouin Artinfo, October 27, 2016. 
“Darren Bader at Radio Athenes.”, October 18, 2015.
"Darren Bader at Sadie Coles.", February 25, 2016.
"Diary: Sting, the Minotaur, and the Dental Floss." Art Newspaper [Art Basel Weekend Edition], June 17-19, 2016: 6.
Freeman, Nate. "Darren Bader's Video at Art Basel Waxes Rhapsodic on Elton John and Billy Joel." ArtNews, June 16, 2016.
Gassmann, Gay. "At One London Gallery, Chess is Larger Than Life." New York Times, February 9, 2016.
Witt, Andrew. "Critics' Picks: Darren Bader." Artforum, February 2016. 

Buffenstein, Alyssa. “Darren Bader is Calling All Candys, Lisas, Stephanies, and Carolines for His ICA Exhibition.” Artnet News, September 25, 2015.
Neustein, Andrea. “Perishable Value: Commodification of the Insubstantial.” Bijutsu Techō 67 no. 1027 (September 2015): 36-47.
Pickford, James. “Christie's Sells Money in Art Stunt." Financial Times (London), February 15, 2015.
Russeth, Andrew. "Here’s the Video That Darren Bader Showed at Art Basel This Year." ArtNews, August 21, 2015.
Russeth, Andrew. “Darren Bader Needs People Named Stephanie, Lisa, Candy, or Caroline in London for an Artwork.” ArtNews, September 25, 2015.
Scott, Andrea K. “A Visit to ‘Visitors’ on Governors Island.” New Yorker, September 5, 2015.

“500 Words: Darren Bader.” Artforum, June 2, 2014.
Ammirati, Domenick. "What's Not to Like?" Frieze, no. 166 (October 2014): 226-31.
Rimanelli, David. “Best of 2014.” Artforum 53, no. 4 (December 2014): 257
Simonini, Ross. “Darren Bader.” Interview Magazine, March 2016.
Smith, Roberta. “Darren Bader.” New York Times, May 30, 2014.
Smith, Roberta. "Roberta Smith's Top Art Shows of 2014: Gober, Koons and More." New York Times, December 11, 2014. 

“Artist’s Favourites-Darren Bader.” Spike, no. 35, 2013.
“Chicken, Canals: Darren Bader, Calder Prize winner, Stages Sculptures in Venice.”, June 14, 2013.
Fischer, Urs. “The Best Exhibitions of 2013.” Artforum, December 2013.
Mizota, Sharon. "Darren Bader at Blum & Poe." Los Angeles Times, August 8, 2013.
Muller, Kurt. "Darren Bader." Modern Painters 25, no. 10 (November 2013): 107.  

Bader, Darren. “Highway Unicorn.” Journal, no. 32, 2012: 64-81.
Droitcour, Brian. “Darren Bader at MoMA PS1.”, 2012.
Eleey, Peter. “Did You Really Mean That?” Mousse Magazine (October – November 2012).
Farago, Max, Lindsey Wixson and Darren Bader. “Wow, I Know Somebody on My Flight.” Journal, no. 32, 2012: 58-63.
Pulitzer, Sam. “Images, PS1.” Artforum, May 2012.
Russeth, Andrew. “When Is a Cat Not a Cat? When It’s a Sculpture.” New York Observer, April 10, 2012.
Saltz, Jerry. “New York Magazine Critic’s Picks.” New York Magazine, March 2012.
Wyma, Chloe. “25 Questions for Artist Darren Bader.”, March 26, 2012.

“Main Theme: Pop Right Now.” Kaleidoscope, Summer 2011.
Hainley, Bruce. “Hold It Against Me.” Spike Art Magazine, Summer 2011.
Greenberg, David. “Darren Bader at Andrew Kreps.”, March 21, 2011. 

Beasley, Mark. “Greater New York, PS1.” Frieze, October 2010.
“Darren Bader at Alex Zachary.”, 2010.
Kleinman, Adam. “Greater New York, PS1.” Artforum, September 2010.
Lehrer-Graiwer, Sarah. “Number[s].”, 2010.
Nickas, Bob. “Emerging Artists.” Frieze, January/February 2010. 

Coxhead, Gabriel. “Odeon.” Time-Out London, May 20, 2009.
Holte, Michael Ned. “Boofthle Booth-Booth:Deux Doox-Hollywood Biennial.” Artforum, April 2009. 

Grabner, Michelle. “Gaping Hole Found in Universe.”, March 2008.
Project Space: IM chat., Feb. 4, 2008. 

Smith, Roberta. “As = poaching the poachers.” New York Times, April 6, 2007.
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Museum and Public Collections

Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Centre national des arts plastiques, Paris, France
Centre Pompidou Foundation, Paris, France
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
University of Chicago Booth School of Business Art Collection, Chicago IL
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY

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