Erica Baum

ERICA BAUM
Born in New York in 1961,
lives and works in New York.

Education

  • 1994

    • Yale University School of Art, M.F.A. Photography
  • 1988

    • Hunter College, CUNY M.A. TESOL/Applied Linguistics
  • 1984

    • Barnard College, Columbia University, New York B.A. Anthropology

Solo exhibitions

  • 2018

    • Crèvecoeur, Paris
  • 2016

    • The Following Information, Bureau, NYC
  • 2015

    • Stanzas, Crèvecoeur, Paris
  • 2014

    • The Paper Nautilus, Bureau, NYC
    • Harpoon the Monster: Blackboards, Blanks and Viewmasters (with Francis Baudevin), Galerie Mark Müller, Zurich
  • 2013

    • The Public Imagination, Crèvecoeur, Paris
    • The Public Imagination, LuttgenMeijer, Berlin
    • Erica Baum, Kunstverein Langenhagen, Langenhagen, Germany
    • Erica Baum: Blanks/Naked Eye Anthology, Melas Papadapoulos, Athens
    • Orange Coast College, Costa Mesa, CA
  • 2012

    • Naked Eye Anthology, Bureau, New York
    • Naked Eye, Marc Jancou, Geneva
  • 2011

    • The Public Imagination, Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland
    • Shuffled Glances, Bureau, New York
  • 2009

    • The Naked Eye, Dispatch Bureau, New York
    • Reference, Luttgenmeijer, Berlin
  • 2008

    • Word Each to Cling I, Kelly Writers House, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
  • 2004

    • Them, D’Amelio Terras, New York
  • 2003

    • Play, D’Amelio Terras, New York
    • Directions, Dance Theater Workshop Gallery, New York
  • 2000

    • Recent Work, D’Amelio Terras, New York
  • 1997

    • New Photographs, Clementine Gallery, New York
  • 1996

    • Southern Light Gallery, Amarillo College, TX
  • 1995

    • University of California, Berkeley Extension, San Francisco, CA

Selected group exhibitions

  • 2018

2018
- Anna Atkins Refracted: Contemporary Works, The New York Public Library, New York, NY
- The Swindle: Art Between Seeing and Believing, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
- Hours and Places, Bureau Gallery, New York, NY
- mark, Team Gallery, New York, NY
- The Remains of Cinema, Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz
- Lever le voile, works from FRAC Ile de France collection, Le Carré, Vincennes
- Condo London, Southard Reid hosting Bureau and Park View, London
- 2017
- A une heure de la civilisation, Crèvecoeur, Marseille
- Threads Left Dangling, Veiled in Ink, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
- L’art dans tous ses états – chap.8, frac île-de-france, les Réservoirs, Limay
- Art Basel, Features, with Bureau
- The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
- AAa:Quien, BUREAU, New York, NY
- Tuer la marionnette, curated by Clement Delepine, CACBM, Paris
- Take Note, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA
- Until It Makes Senses, Erica Baum & Ajit Chauhan, SVIT, Prague
- Strange Days, le Plateau, FRAC Ile de France, Paris
- Erica Baum, Francis Baudevin, Stéphane Dafflon, Philippe Decrauzat, Blair Thurman, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg
- 2016
- Her Crowd: New Art by Women from Our Neighbors’ Private Collections, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
- Tongue, Angela Meleca Gallery, Columbus, OH
- Two Years of Looking, New Art Projects, London, UK
- Thought Patterns, Deborah Ronnen, Rochester, NY
- Two Years of Looking, New Art Projects, London, UK
- For the Love of Things: Still Life, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
- 2015
- TWO STEPS FORWARD, A Group Exhibition to Benefit Young Jean Lee's Theater Company , 47 Canal, New York
- Révélations, Les Arcades, Issy les Moulineaux, FRAC Ile de Farnce
- Photo Poetics, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
- Pangrammar, P!, New York
- Reconstructions: Recent Photographs and Video from the Met Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
- Jeux de langage, La Vitrine, Le Plateau / FRAC Ile de France, Paris
- Photo Poetics, KunstHalle Deutsche Bank, Berlin
- Body/Image, Susan Inglett gallery, New York
- True Players, W139, Amsterdam
- Reloaded - Konkrete Tendenzen heute, Weserburg, Bremen
- Shoes and Purses, Rawson Projects, New York
- After Dark, works from FRAC Ile de France Collection, MAMCO, Geneva
- Altarations: Built, Blended, Processed, University Galleries, FAU, Boca Raton, FL
- 2014
- Infinite Tuning, Murray Guy, New York, NY
- Seymour, CEAAC, Strasbourg
- Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University
- Langue des oiseaux et coq à l'âne. Autour de Raymond Hains, FRAC Bretagne, Rennes
- Lists, Bury Art Gallery, Lancashire, UK
- 2013
- Anthology, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
- Printing Out the Internet, cur. Kenneth Goldsmith, Labor, Mexico City, Mexico
- Step Right In, Visual Arts Center, Austin, TX
- Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art (Extended), The Eli & Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing
- Postscript: Writing After Conceptual Art (Extended), Power Plant Contemporary Art Gallery, Toronto
- Jew York, Untitled Gallery and Zach Feuer Gallery, New York
- Everyday Epiphanies: Photography and Daily Life since 1969, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
- October 18, 1977, Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, New York
- Chick Lit: Revised Summer Reading, Tracy Williams Ltd., New York
- Bass! How Low Can You Go?, Leila Heller Gallery, New York
- Bureau at Independent, New York
- The Feverish Library Cont’d, Capitan Petzel, Berlin
- Speaking and Thinking, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm
- DOWNTOWN: A View of the Lower East Side, James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai
- 30th Bienal de São Paulo Touring Program, Sesc São José do Rio Preto, São Paulo
- 2012
- Bureau at NADA, Miami
- Lost & Found: Anonymous Photography in Reflection, Ambach & Rice Gallery Los Angeles, U.S.A.
- The Imminence of Poetics, 30th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil
- Postscript, Denver MCA, Denver
- The Feverish Library, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
- Coquilles Méchaniques, FRAC Alsace, Altkirch, France
- B-Out, curated by Scott Hug, Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York
- Journal d’une chambre, Cur. Jean-Max Colard, Crèvecoeur, Paris
- Slow Numbers, Showroom 170, New York
- Erica Baum and Sara MacKillop, Bischoff/Weiss, London
- Spelling the Image, Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York
- (im)possibilities, Visual Art Center, Univ. of Texas at Austin, U.S.A.
- 2011
- Library Science, Artspace, New Haven
- Summer Salt, The Proposition, New York
- Pictures Extra and Others, Helena Papadopoulos Gallery, Athens, Greece
- 2010
- ITEM, curated by Mamie Tinkler, Mitchell Innes & Nash, New York
- Readers Delight, McKenzie Gallery, New York
- Woodman, woodman, spare that tree’, Luttgenmeijer, Berlin
- Freischuss, Kleine Humboldt Galerie Humbolt University, Berlin
- 2009
- I know nothing of the weather when I know it is either raining or not raining. Pacific Northwest College of the Arts, Feldman Gallery Portland, Oregon
- We’ll Know Where When We Get There, Centre National de l’Estampe et de l’Art Imprime, Chatou, France
- 2008
- Useful Gestures, Useless Gestures, Dipatch Bureau, New York
- Subject Index, Malmo Konstmuseum, Malmo, Sweden
- A New Reality: Black-and-White Photography in Contemporary Art, Stedman Art Gallery, Rutgers University, Camden New Jersey
- 2006
- Re-Make/Re-Model, D’Amelio Terras, New York
- 2002
- Gravity Over Time, 1000 Eventi, Milan, Italy, curated by John Pilson
- 2000
- Summer group show, D’Amelio Terras, New York
- 1999
- Foul Play, Thread Waxing Space, New York
- Summer Reading, Yancey Richardson, New York
- Neither / Nor, Grand Arts, Kansas City, U.S.A.
- 1998
- Gel, D’Amelio Terras, New York
- Hotspots, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany Inventory, White Columns, New York
- Sourpuss, Lubelski Gallery, New York

Selected press and publications

  • 2015

    • ed. by Victoria Bean & Chris McCabe, The New Concrete, Hayward Publishing, London
  • 2014

    • Natalie Musteata, 'Erica Baum', Artforum.com, September 12 2014
    • Vince Aletti, 'Erica Baum,' The New Yorker, September 8 2014
    • Kathleen Madden, ‘Random Harvest,’ Osmos, Winter
  • 2013

    • Idra Novey, Clarice: The Visitor, artworks by Erica Baum, University of Chicago Press
    • Interview by Steel Stillman, 'Erica Baum in the Studio', Art in America, October
    • Gary Barwin, 'Cover Versions: Reading outside-in in Erica Baum's study,' jacket2.org, May
    • Yukiko Oyama, 'Erica Baum', +81, pp. 42-9, Spring 2013
    • 'Au Contraire: All poetry is poems', Flaunt Magazine, pp.22-5, March 2013
    • Alexis Jakubowicz, 'Erica Baum', Frieze d/e, February 2013
  • 2012

    • Francis Baudevin/Erica Baum, Regency Art Press, 2012
  • 2011

    • Dispatch 2007-2011, Dispatch New York, 2011
    • Erica Baum, Sightings, One Star Presse, 2011
    • Dog Ear, Ugly Duckling Presse, 2011
  • 2010

    • Cecilia Alemani, Erica Baum: Dog Ear Poems, Mousse, 22, February
  • 2009

    • Erica Baum, Kenneth Goldsmith,* Naked Eye*, Free Association
    • Caroline Busta, Erica Baum at Dispatch, Artforum, May
    • Julian Kreimer, Erica Baum, Art in America, June
    • Angela Ashman, Such a Tease, Village Voice, March
    • Lauren O’Neill Butler, Erica Baum, Artforum.com Critic’s pick, March
  • 2008

    • Erica Baum, Roll Playing, Kelly Writers House, Univ. of Pennsylvania, Exh. Catalog
    • Gabrielle Giattino, Subject Index, Malmö Konstmuseum Exh. Catalog
  • 2005

    • Stephen Robert Frankel, Erica Baum at D’Amelio Terras, Jan/Feb
  • 2003

    • Johanna Burton, Erica Baum: Play, Time Out New York, Sept 18-25 2000 Frances Richard, Erica Baum, Artforum, October
  • 1998

    • Grady T. Turner, Erica Baum at Clementine, Art in America, February

Public Collections

  • The Whitney Museum of American Art
  • The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art
  • The Yale Art Gallery
  • Centre National des Arts Plastiques (CNAP)
  • FRAC Île-de-France
  • Hood Museum of Art
  • Norton Museum of Art