July 1–October 16, 2022
Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai
Full Moon—Jennifer Guidi’s first solo institutional exhibition in China—surveys the artist’s work to date and features a number of new paintings. The exhibition’s title emphasizes the cosmological and mystical roots of Guidi’s practice. Her abstract compositions refer to the natural world literally and visually as she mixes sand with paint to depict arresting natural and metaphysical phenomena.
Installation view, Jennifer Guidi: Full Moon, Long Museum West Bund, Shanghai, July 1–August 21, 2022. Artwork © Jennifer Guidi
Artists Inspired by Music
January 30–February 13, 2022
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
To mark the thirtieth anniversary of Interscope Records, the company invited artists to select albums and songs from Interscope’s groundbreaking catalogue and fostered exchanges between artists and musicians to generate resonant pairings. The exhibition, which includes more than fifty works, brings an intergenerational group of visual artists into dialogue with iconic musicians from the last three decades, providing a fresh perspective on influential music for the present moment. Work by John Currin, Jennifer Guidi, Damien Hirst, Titus Kaphar, Takashi Murakami, Richard Prince, Ed Ruscha, and Anna Weyant is included.
Jennifer Guidi, Seeking Hearts (Black MT, Pink Sand, Pink CS, Pink Ground), 2021 © Jennifer Guidi. Photo: Brica Wilcox
One Day at a Time
Manny Farber and Termite Art
October 14, 2018–March 11, 2019
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Inspired by American painter and film critic Manny Farber and his legendary underground essay “White Elephant Art vs. Termite Art” (1962), One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art features approximately thirty artists and more than one hundred works of painting, sculpture, photography, film, video, and sound dating from the 1950s to the present. Work by Jennifer Guidi and Jonas Wood is included.
Jennifer Guidi, Eclipse (Painted Mandala Mountain SF #1A, Black Sand, Blue, Yellow, Purple, Red), 2017 © Jennifer Guidi
Generations Part 1
Female Artists in Dialogue
February 22–June 30, 2018
Sammlung Goetz, Munich
Sammlung Goetz celebrates its twenty-fifth anniversary in 2018 with a three-part exhibition dedicated to artistic creations by women. On display are nearly two hundred works by more than forty artists in an intergenerational dialogue. Generations Part 1 focuses on the appropriation of ordinary materials and practices rooted in advertising and design. Work by Ellen Gallagher, Katharina Grosse, and Jennifer Guidi is included.
Jennifer Guidi, Becoming the Mountain (Painted White Sand SF #1F, White and Yellow), 2016 © Jennifer Guidi
Visible Light/Luce Visibile
July 1–September 24, 2017
Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy
Villa Croce presents Visible Light/Luce Visibile, the first solo museum exhibition by Jennifer Guidi. Painted in spectral tones evoking the colors of the rainbow, the new body of work on view continues the artist’s investigation of light, color, and energy. To create her paintings, Guidi uses a system of underpainting in which she first applies a thick layer of sand to the surface of the canvas; while this is still wet, she makes marks with a dowel in controlled and repetitive movements, often adding sand and paint along the edges of the divots.
Installation view, Jennifer Guidi: Visible Light/Luce Visibile, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy, July 1–September 24, 2017. Artwork © Jennifer Guidi
The Marciano Collection
May 25–September 16, 2017
Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles
Unpacking: The Marciano Collection is the debut presentation of the collection’s holdings organized by Philipp Kaiser. The title and theme of the show are derived from Walter Benjamin’s essay “Unpacking My Library,” in which he discusses the chaotic potentiality inherent in unpacking and recontextualizing one’s collection. Work by Mark Grotjahn, Jennifer Guidi, Thomas Houseago, Alex Israel, Takashi Murakami, Albert Oehlen, Sterling Ruby, Cindy Sherman, Franz West, Jonas Wood, and Christopher Wool is included.
Installation view, Unpacking: The Marciano Collection, Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, May 25–September 16, 2017. Artwork, left to right: © Albert Oehlen, © Christopher Wool
No Man’s Land
Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection
September 30, 2016–January 8, 2017
National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
Drawing from the Rubell Family Collection, the paintings and sculptural hybrids in N0 Man’s Land demonstrate the expressive and technical range of work by a generationally, aesthetically, and politically diverse group of contemporary women artists. Collectively, they populate “no man’s land”—an open, liberated, and adaptable creative space. The presentation focuses on the traditional mediums of painting and sculpture as a way to highlight how women artists have pushed and redefined the boundaries of such categories. Work by Cecily Brown, Jennifer Guidi, and Mary Weatherford is included.
Installation view, No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, September 30, 2016–January 8, 2017. Artwork, left to right: © Mary Weatherford, © Kerstin Brätsch, © Sonia Gomes
Jennifer Guidi in
The Afghan Carpet Project
June 13–September 27, 2015
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
The Afghan Carpet Project features six carpets designed by Los Angeles–based contemporary artists and handmade by weavers in Afghanistan. The exhibition is the culmination of a project that began with the artists traveling to visit weavers in Kabul and Bamiyan in March 2014. The trip provided the artists with insight into the craft and the production process, as well as the living and working conditions for the weavers. Following the trip, each artist created an original design for her carpet. Work by Jennifer Guidi is included.
Installation view, The Afghan Carpet Project, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, June 13–September 27, 2015. Artwork, left to right: © Jennifer Guidi, © Liz Craft
May 17–June 28, 2014
LAXART, Los Angeles
This exhibition features Jennifer Guidi’s new series of large-scale abstract oil paintings inspired by the rich patterning of traditional Moroccan rugs. Upon returning from a trip to Morocco, Guidi brought with her a collection of these rugs and began to photograph their intricate woven surfaces. Painting from these photographs led her to focus in on the delicate stitching that form the structure of each pattern.
Installation view, Jennifer Guidi: Field Paintings, LAXART, Los Angeles, May 17–June 28, 2014. Artwork © Jennifer Guidi