Ethan Greenbaum: Artist Talk

Sign spray painted red, blue, white, and yellow with miscellaneous road signs affixed to it.

Cartilage (2018), direct to substrate double sided print, acrylic on carved acrylic, 44" x 30", from the First Surface exhibition.

Ethan Greenbaum is a New York City–based artist. His work has been discussed in the New York Times, Modern Painters, Artforum, Bomb, ArtReview, and Interview, among others.

Greenbaum is a cofounder and editor of the thehighlights.org and his writings have appeared in the Brooklyn Rail, Wax Magazine, Bomb, Paper Monument, and others. He has also curated and cocurated multiple exhibitions at venues including The Suburban, Chicago; Lyles and King, New York City; and Super Dakota, Brussels.

Greenbaum is the recipient of Dieu Donne's Workspace Residency, LMCC's Workspace Program, the Robert Blackburn SIP Fellowship, the Socrates EAF Fellowship, the Edward Albee Foundation Residency, and the Barry Schactman Painting Prize. He received an M.F.A. in painting from Yale School of Art.

Selected exhibition venues include New York City–based galleries Kansas, Derek Eller Gallery, Hauser and Wirth, Marlborough Chelsea, Higher Pictures, and Marianne Boesky; Circus Gallery, Los Angeles; Steve Turner, Los Angeles; the Suburban, Chicago; Michael Jon and Alan, Miami; the Aldrich Museum, Connecticut; Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens; Long Island City, Queens; and Stems Gallery, Brussels. Recent projects include a solo presentation with Lyles and King at the 2017 Armory Show and solo exhibitions at Galerie Pact, Paris; and Super Dakota, Brussels. Forthcoming projects include a solo exhibition with Lyles and King, New York City.