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Recollection no. 1, 2020

Recollection no. 1, 2020
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
16 x 12 inches

Recollection no. 2, 2020

Recollection no. 2, 2020
Watercolor and gouache on rag paper
16 x 12 inches

Kinderhook Garden Study no. 1 (black blossoms), 2018

Kinderhook Garden Study no. 1 (black blossoms), 2018
Watercolor on rag paper
14 x 10 inches

Kinderhook Garden Study no. 2 (window view), 2018

Kinderhook Garden Study no. 2 (window view), 2018
Watercolor on rag paper
14 x 10 inches

Kinderhook Garden Study no. 3 (pond), 2018

Kinderhook Garden Study no. 3 (pond), 2018
Watercolor on rag paper
14 x 10 inches

Summer Garden Study no. 1, 2018

Summer Garden Study no. 1, 2018
Watercolor on rag paper
10 x 7 inches

Summer Garden Study no. 2, 2018

Summer Garden Study no. 2, 2018
Watercolor on rag paper
10 x 7 inches

Hermit with Gold Sky, 2018

Hermit with Gold Sky, 2018
Watercolor on rag paper
10 x 7 inches

Biography

Darren Waterston

Darren Waterston graduated with a BFA from the Otis Art Institute in 1988, having previously studied at the Akademie der Künste and the Hochschule für Bildende Künste, both in Germany. His exhibition Darren Waterston's Filthy Lucre: Whistler's Peacock Room Reimagined is currently on view at Victoria & Albert Museum in London until November 2020.

Darren Waterston has been exhibiting his paintings, works on paper, and installations in the U.S. and abroad since the early 1990s. Recent exhibition highlights include: Forest Eater at The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu (2011); Splendid Grief: The Afterlife of Leland Stanford Jr. (2009), an installation at The Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, CA; and The Flowering (The Fourfold Sense) (2007), at the Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, OR.

In 2007 CHARTA published a monograph on the artist, “Darren Waterston: Representing the Invisible”, and in 2013 Prestel published a collaboration between the artist and poet Mark Doty, “A Swarm, A Flock, a Host: A Compendium of Creatures.” “Darren Waterston: Filthy Lucre,” was published by Skira Rizzoli in association with MASS MoCA and the Freer/Sackler in 2014.

Waterston’s paintings are included in numerous permanent collections including the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco; New York Public Library, New York City; The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles; Seattle Art Museum, Seattle; and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Waterston lives and works in New York City.

Video

Darren Waterston in Conversation with Susan Cross, Curator of Visual Arts at MASS MoCA

April 19th, 2018

Darren Waterston and Mark Doty: Gallery Talk and Book Signing

April 6, 2013 at DC Moore Gallery

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