Warren Neidich


Warren Neidich has used written texts, neon light sculptures, paintings and photographs to create cross-pollinating conceptual works that reflect upon situations at the border zones of art, science, and social justice. He is founder and director of the Saas-Fee Summer Institute of Art, which will focus this summer on “Deep Ecology in the Cognitive Capitalocene,” in collaboration with The Brooklyn Rail. Selected solo and group exhibitions include the Venice Biennale, Whitney Museum of American Art, P.S.1 MOMA, White Columns, Artists Space (NYC), Walker Art Center, MIT List Visual Art Center (Cambridge, MA), Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, National Museum of American Art (Washington, DC), Queens Museum, Museum Ludwig (Köln, Germany), Haus Der Kunst (Munich, Germany), Zentrum für Kunst and Media (Karlsruhe, Germany), Haus der Kulturen der Welt (Berlin, Germany), Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Kunsthalle Nuremberg, ICA London, Palais Tokyo (Paris, France) and Villa Arson (Nice, France).

His work has been the subject of over 150 magazine and newspaper articles including The New York Times, Time Magazine, Artforum, Art in America, Kunstforum International, The Art Newspaper, Smithsonian Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, Hyperallergic, Artnet, GQ, Forbes, Vogue IT, Monopol, Performance Art Journal, American Photographer, Time Out, The New Yorker, New York Magazine, Los Angeles Times,The Village Voice, and Frieze. Recent awards include Stiftung Kunstfonds NEUSTART KULTUR (2020 and 2021), Hauptstadtkulturfonds (2021), and Katalogförderung des Berliner Senats (2017). Neidich currently works between New York City and Berlin.