Wes Lang




Born in 1972, New Jersey, United States
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

Solo Exhibitions

Wes Lang, Almine Rech, Paris, France 

Taking Off For Other Dimensions, Eighteen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Vampires, La Cinémathèque Française – Musée du Cinema, Paris, France

The Believer, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Longest Night of the Year, Milk Studios Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Wes Lang – The Studio, ARoS Museum of Art, Aarhus, Denmark

Blessings, Half Gallery, New York, US
Blue Dream, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

69, IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, California, USA
Here Comes Sunshine, Half Gallery, New York, USA

Sittin’ On A Rainbow, Chateau Marmont, Hollywood, California, USA
Life and How To Live It, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

Smile, It´s A Grey Day, Ziehersmith New York; USA

Going All The Way For The U.S.A., V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Carry On, (two person show with Ryan Schneider), Eighth Veil, Los Angeles, USA
Just Landed (two person show with Eddie Martinez), aliceday, Brussels, Belgium

Are You Ready For the Country? ZieherSmith, New York, USA

Skulls and Shit, collaboration with Donald Baechler, Galleri Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden

The Promised Land, ZieherSmith, New York, USA
I Shall Be Released, Bucket Rider, Chicago, USA
American Beauty, Galleri Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden

Night of 100 Covers, Loyal Release, Passerby/Gavin Brown Enterprise, New York 
Gallery Milliken, Stockholm, Sweden
Home At Last, ZieherSmith, New York, USA

Self-portraits as a Handsome Young Man, RARE Gallery, New York, USA

Wes Lang: New Works on Paper, GV/AS Gallery, Brooklyn, USA

Bras, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York, catalogue with essay by Edward Albee.

Blacks & Whites, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York, USA


Group Exhibitions

‘Un Hiver à Paris’, Almine Rech, Paris, France

The Birds, CHART Art Fair with V1 Gallery, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Horses, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

13, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
No Man is an Island – The Satanic Verses, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Århus,Denmark

CHART Art Fair, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Tattoo – Contemporary Art and Tattoo Culture, Brandts Museum of Art, Odense, Denmark

Purple Diary -Wes Lang & André Saraiva, Chateau Marmont, Los Angeles, USA

VIX – Tonight We Won’t Be Bored – Ten Years of V1 Gallery, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
Market Art Fair, Stockholm, Sweden
Underværker – Mesterværker fra danske privatsamlinger, Kunsten, Aalborg, Denmark

What’s He Building in There?, curated by Jesper Elg and Mikkel Grønnebæk, Fuse Gallery, New York, US
Status – Somewhere Between Position and Condition, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen,Denmark
Con Amore: The Leif Djurhuus Collection, Museum of Modern Art, Aarhus, Denmark

Stars Above / Valley Below, Horton Gallery, New York, US
Lush Life 3. First Bird (A Few Butterflies), curated by Franklin Evans & Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Invisible Exports, New York, US
Big Picture, curated by Ryan Schneider, Priska Juschka Fine Art, New York, US
Draw, curated by Erik Foss and Curse Mackey, Museo de la Cuidad de Mexico,Mexico City, Mexico
Public Image, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, Dundee, Scotland

Grand Reopening, ZieherSmith, New York, US
Carry On, two person show with Ryan Schneider, Eighth Veil, Los Angeles, US
Just Landed, two person show with Eddie Martinez, aliceday, Brussels, Belgium
What So Proudly We Hail, Holster Projects, London, UK

Destruction of Atlantis, curated by Jesper Elg, Union Gallery, London, UK
Everything Else, curated by Chris Churchill, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York,US
Timeless, Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, US
The Boys Are Back In Town, V1 Gallery, Copenhagan, US
The Boys Are Back In Town, Romo Gallery, Atlanta, US
Brevity’s Rainbow, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, US

Mail Order Monsters, curated by Kathy Grayson, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
Collector’s Choice, Dealim Contemporary Art Museum, Seoul, Korea
True Faith, Greenberg Van Doren, New York, US
Dark Victory, curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis, Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens, Greece
Five Painters, Galleri Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden

10 Curatorial Perspectives, curated by Wayne Northcross, Haven Arts, Bronx, New York, US
You have to be almost gifted to do what I do, Alexander and Bonin, New York, US
Panic Room – Works from The Dakis Joannou Collection, curated by Kathy Grayson and Jeffrey Deitch, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Natural History Museum, The Arsenal Gallery in Central Park, New York, US
Don’t Abandon The Ship, Allston Skirt, Boston, US

Words: The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, 
Andrea Rosen, New York, US
Loyal and his Band, Gallerie Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden
Working Artists in Brooklyn, Romo Gallery, Atlanta, US
Petits formats ou miniatures, Galerie Quang, Paris, France
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere, Gallerie Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden

The Hunt For Your Family, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, and Odd Number,Stockholm, Sweden

New York Dirt, Claska Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Stream, Rare Gallery, New York, US
Benefit, White Columns Gallery, New York, US

Waar, Andrew Andrew Curatorial Services, New York, US
What’s New Pussycat? Briggs Robinson Gallery, New York, US
She’s Crafty… and So Is He Sometimes, White Columns Gallery, New York, US
T & A, GV/AS Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, US

Paper, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York, US
OIL, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York, US

Hello My Name Is, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York, US
Meat Market, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York, US

Under Scrutiny, Limner Gallery, New York, US

Public Collections

National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Deste Foundation (Dakis Joannou Collection), Athens, Greece
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Edward F. Albee Foundation, Montauk, New York, USA
Djurhuus Collection, Copenhagen, Denmark
Brask Collection Copenhagen, Denmark
ARoS Museum of Art, Aarhus, Denmark

Edward F. Albee Foundation Residency, Montauk, New York, 2001