Richard Aldrich


Born 1975 in Hampton, Virginia

Lives and works in New York



Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio

Solo Exhibitions


“Enter the Mirror,” Bortolami, New York


“Richard Aldrich,” Adrian Rosenfeld Gallery, San Francisco

“Fun House,” dépendance, Brussels


"MDD," Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

“Eight Paintings,” Misako & Rosen, Tokyo

“Time Stopped, Time Started,” Gladstone Gallery, New York


“Ten Years of Richard Aldrich from The Collection of Bob Nickas,” White Columns, New York


“Richard Aldrich,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

“Richard Aldrich,” dépendance, Brussels


“Forget Your Dreams, All You Need is Love/A Day In The Life,” Bortolami, New York

“Twins,” Misako & Rosen, Tokyo

“The Words of Tuck Tuck Tuck,” Karma, New York


"Half of What I Say," dépendance, Brussels


"New Work: Richard Aldrich," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

"Once I Was...," Bortolami, New York

"Museo," Corvi-Mora, London

"Richard Aldrich and the 19th Century French Painting," Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis


"Slide Paintings," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles

"Richard Aldirch," Misako & Rosen, Toyko


“Richard Aldrich,” dépendance, Brussels

"Art Statement," Art I 40 I Basel, Basel, Switzerland

“Richard Aldrich,” Bortolami, New York


"Narrative With 5 Characters," Corvi-Mora, London


"Richard Aldrich," Marc Foxx, Los Angeles

"Paintings," Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm


"Richard Aldrich," Corvi-Mora, London


“Richard Aldrich,” Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions


“Children’s Games,” ADN Collection, Bolzano, Italy

“The Collectors Home,” Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen

“2021,” Sydney, Sydney, Australia

“University of Disasters,” Bortolami, New York

“Condo 2017: Maureen Paley Hosting dépendance,” Maureen Paley, London


"Painters' Painters," Saatchi Gallery, London

“The Lasting Concept,” Portland Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, Oregon

“Galerie Natalie Seroussi at Dépendance,” Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

“Nice Weather,” Skarstedt Gallery, New York


“Theory of The Duende,” Fundación Federico García, Grenada, Spain

“Works on Paper,” Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

“The Radiants,” Bortolami Gallery, New York

“New Acquisitions,” The Whitworth, The University of Manchester, Manchester


"The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World," The Museum of Modern Art, New York

“Hypothesis for an Exhibition,” Dominique Lévy, New York

“Biennale of Painting: The Touch of the Painter,” Museum Dhondt-Dhaenes, Deurle, Belgium

“Abstract Possibilities 2,” Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

“The Hawker,” Carlos/Ishikawa, London

“Painting: A Love Story,” Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston


“My Crippled Friend,” Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus

“Why Not Live For Art? II,” Tokyo City Opera, Tokyo

“LAT. 41° 7’N., Long. 72° 19’W,” Martos Gallery, Orient, New York

“Roving Signs,” Matthew Marks, New York

“10 Years,” Wallspace, New York

“Inevitable Figuration,” Pecci Center for Contemporary Art, Prato, Italy


“Out Of The Blue,” Bortolami, New York

“Twenty Years After,” Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

“September,” Miasko & Rosen, Tokyo

“If There Would Be a Face, This Would Be a Cat,” dépendance, Brussels

“Soundworks,” Institute of Contemporary Art, London

“How Do it Know,” Essex Street, New York

“Contemporary Painting, 1960 to the Present: Selections from the SFMOMA Collection," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

“Risk + Reward,” Foster Gallery at University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, Eau Claire, Wisconsin


“The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial,” Martos Gallery, Bridgehampton, New York

“Straw,” Hannah Barry Gallery, London

“Catalogue of the Exhibition,” Triple V Gallery, Paris

“Time Again,” Sculpture Center, New York

 “With One Color,” Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York

 “Provisional Painting,” Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London

 “Five Easy Pieces,” Galeria Franco Noero, Turin

“Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection,” Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

“Rational Abstraction,” Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain


“Painting Extravaganza,” Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy

“Re-Dressing,” Bortolami, New York

“New Work From New York,” Golden Gallery, Chicago

“Gradation,” Portugal Arte 10, Libson, Portugal

“Next Generation, Kunstmuseum St. Galan," St. Galan, Switzerland

“Le Tableau,” Cheim and Read, New York

“Exhibition # 3,” The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York

“Feint Art,” Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany

 “Whitney Biennial 2010,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

“Off The Wall,” Gustavsbergs Konsthall, Gustavsberg, Sweden


“Doors,” Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain

“Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and The Ready-Made Gesture,” The Kitchen, New York

“Richard Aldrich, Zak Prekop, Lesley Vance,” Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

“My Summer Show,” Galerie LeLong, New York

“Abstractionists Unite! Who Give You Just Enough to Last a Lifetime,” The Glendale College of Art Gallery, Glendale, California

“Cave Painting,” PSM Gallery, Berlin

“Strip/Stripe,” The Emily Harvey Foundation, New York

“House Call,” Three’s Company, New York


“Sphinxx,” Modern Art, London

“Catawampus (for H.D.),” Midway Contemporary Art Center, Minneapolis

“Here’s Why Patterns, Here’s Why Patterns,” Misako & Rosen, Tokyo

“Bob Nickas- Recent Acquisitions, Gifts and Works from Various Exhibitions 1985-2008,” White Columns, New York

“Black Noise,” Centre National Edition Art Image, Chatou, France


“Black Noise,” Musée d’art modern et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland

“Catawampus (for H.D.),” Shane Campbell, Chicago

“People Taking Pictures of Each Other,” LaMontagne Gallery, Boston

“Laying Bricks,” Wallspace, New York

“Bastard Creature,” Palais De Tokyo, Paris

“Abstract Paintings and a Sculpture,” Fireplace Project, East Hampton, New York

“Richard Aldrich & Meredyth Sparks,” Elizabeth Dee, New York

“Beneath the Underdog,” Gagosian Gallery, New York

“Painting as Fact, Fact as Fiction,” de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich, Switzerland

“M R A I T C T H A A N M D Y,” The Mandrake, Los Angeles

“The Black Room,” Celda Contemporánea, Mexico City, Mexico [traveled from Kadist Art Foundation, Paris]


“Bunch Alliance and Dissolve,” Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

“Music is a Better Noise,” MoMA P.S.1, New York

“Flesh Records,” Haswellediger, New York

“An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery,” Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

“Audio,” Cabinet des Estampes, Geneva, Switzerland

“Surfing the Surface,” Galleria Paolo Bonzano, Rome

“Supports,” Roger Björkholmen Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

Marc Foxx, Los Angeles


“Richard Aldrich + Paul-Aymar Mourgue d’Algue,” Galleria Paolo Bonzano, Rome

“Lesser New York,” Fia Backstrom Production, New York

“Greater New York 2005,” MoMA P.S.1, New York

“KA/VH:RA/AG” Oliver Kamm/5BE Gallery, New York


“The Club in the Shadow,” Kenny Schachter Gallery, New York