Monday, November 18, 2013

Please join The Butcher's Daughter in congratulating Kevin Beasley for his inclusion in the 2014 Whitney Biennial Mar 7 - May 25, 2014

The Butcher's Daughter

Untitled (Wrong), 2013 (detail)
30 x 25 x 20"
resin, body pillows, t-shirt, hooded sweatshirt

Please join The Butcher's Daughter in congratulating
Kevin Beasley

for his inclusion in the      
2014 Whitney Biennial
Mar 7 - May 25, 2014 

Curated by Stuart Comer currently Chief Curator of Media and Performance Art at MoMA, Anthony Elms, Associate Curator at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, and Michelle Grabner, Professor and Chair of the Painting Institute, Chicago

>> "The 2014 Whitney Biennial is Taking Shape", Carol Vogel, New York Times, November 14, 2013

Untitled (swallow), 2013 (dual perspective) 
10 x 12"
private collection

Other upcoming exhibitions and performances include:
Queens Museum of Art, New York, NY
Queens International 2013
November 9 2013 - January 19 2014

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Collaborative Lecture Performance with Fred Moten
March 26 2014

The Butcher's Daughter, Detroit, MI  
Solo Exhibition
April 4 - May 25 2014

Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, OH
And in My Dream I Was Rolling on the Floor
Residency April 6-13 2014 | Performance April 12 2014

The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Sound Horizon
Performance in-conjunction with Jim Hodges: Give More Than You Take
May 8 2014

The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Artist-in-Residence 2013-2014
Exhibition July 2014


Untitled (Helmet), 2013
foam, spray paint, resin, t-shirt
12 x 14 x 20"
private collection

Kevin Beasley was born in Lynchburg, Virginia, in 1985. He holds an MFA from Yale University (2012) and received a BFA from the College for Creative Studies in Detroit (2007). He has exhibited nationally with The Butcher's Daughter (Detroit, MI) in group shows in Los Angeles, throughout Michigan, and New York.  

Beasley's recent exhibitions include "Fore" at The Studio Museum in Harlem (2012-13), "Some Sweet Day" at the Museum of Modern Art (2012) and "An All Day Event, The End" at Danspace (2012).  

Beasley has recently completed a fellowship for the International Studio & Curatorial Program in Brooklyn, NY and he will be the artist in residence at The Studio Museum in Harlem for 2013-2014.  

He currently lives and works in New York City. 

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For details related to art, performance, or upcoming events, please email

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