Walter Price

Born 1989 , Macon, Georgia; Lives and works in New York.


2014 AA, Middle Georgia College
2011 BA, Art Institute of Washington

Current & Forthcoming

2024 ‘David Zwirner: 30 Years’, David Zwirner, Los Angeles

Solo Exhibitions

2024 ‘Pearl Lines’, Modern Art, Helmet Row and Bury St
2023 ‘Pearl Lines’, 14a, Hamburg
2022 ‘Pearl Lines’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
  ‘Pearl Lines’, Barbara Wien, Berlin
  ‘Pearl Lines’, Greene Naftali, New York
2021 ‘Pearl Lines’, Camden Arts Centre, London
2020 ‘Pearl Lines’, The Modern Institute, 3 Aird's Lane, Glasgow
  ‘Pearl Lines’, Greene Naftali, New York
2019 ‘We passed like ships in the night’, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen
2018 ‘Walter Price’, MoMA PS1, New York
  ‘Pearl Lines’, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
  ‘Pearl Lines’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
2016 The Modern Institute, Aird's Lane Bricks Space
  ‘Pearl Lines’, KARMA, New York

Group Exhibitions

2023 ‘Yuen-Yeung’, Shanghai K11 Art Mall, Shanghai
  ‘Drunk vs. Stoned 3’, The Ranch at The Dock, Montauk, New York
  ‘Suncrush’, Greene Naftali, New York
2022 ‘Interior’, Michael Werner , London
  ‘Dark Light, Realism in the Age of Post truth’, Aishti Foundation, Lebanon
  ‘A Thing for the Mind in London’, Timothy Taylor, London
  ‘Black Melancholia’, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson
  ‘Playing with Bones’, La Traverse, Marseille
  ‘Playing with Bones’, La Traverse, Marseille
  ‘Toni Morrison's Black Book’, David Zwirner, New York
  ‘3 going through 9 to get to 27’, Galveston Artist Residency, Galveston (Galveston Artist residency titled: 3 going through 9 to get to 27 curated by Zahar Vaks in Galveston Texas. )
2021 ‘Contention’, Scheusal, Berlin
  ‘Ways of Seeing: Three Takes on the Jack Shear Drawing Collection’, The Drawing Center, New York
  ‘The Earth, That is Sufficient’, Nicola Vassell Gallery, New York
  ‘10th Anniversary Show’, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, New York
  ‘Citizens of Memory’, The Perimeter, London
  ‘I Know Where I'm Going - Who Can I Be Now’, The Modern Institute, 14–20 Osborne Street, Glasgow
  ‘K as in knight’, Helena Anrather Gallery, New York
2020 ‘100 Drawings from Now’, The Drawing Center, New York
  ‘In/flux: on influence, inspiration, transmission, and transformation’, Ortega Y Gasset projects, Brooklyn
2019 ‘The Whitney Biennial 2019’, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  ‘The Practice of Everyday Life’, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn
  ‘Techniques of the Observer’, Greene Naftali, New York
2018 ‘FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art’, Various locations, Cleveland, Ohio
  ‘Uptown to Harlem’, Riverview School, Cape Cod, MA
  ‘Open House’, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco
2017 ‘Hecate’, Various Small Fires, Los Angeles
  ‘Fictions’, The Studio Museum Harlem, New York
  ‘Color People (curated by Rashid Johnson)’, Rental Gallery, East Hampton
  ‘We’ll turn Manhattan into an isle of joy’, Markus Lüttgen, Cologne
  ‘Summerfest’, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  ‘Flemming Faloon’, Office Baroque, Brussels
  ‘99 Cents or Less’, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit
  ‘Americans 2017’, LUMA Westbau, Zurich
  ‘Mondialité (curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist and Asad Raza)’, Boghossian Foundation–Villa Empain, Brussels
  ‘Zeitgeist’, MAMCO Museé d’Art Moderne, Geneva
  ‘Drawing Island’, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn
2016 ‘Before Sunset’, Karma, Amagansett, New York
  ‘No Free Tax Art Month’, 247365, New York
  ‘The Great Figure Part Two’, The Journal Gallery, New York
  ‘Paper Peddling’, Marvin Gardens, Ridgewood, New York
  ‘Hill of Munch’, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York
  ‘When Did Intimacy Begin Width’, Jeffrey Stark, New York
2013 ‘Full Spectrum’, Harriet Tubman Museum


2021 ‘Art et al. X Cranford Collection’, Online


2020 ‘Camden Arts Centre Studio Residency’, Camden Arts Centre, London
2018 ‘Robert Rauschenberg Foundation,’, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva, Florida
2017 ‘Guild Hall, East Hampton’, Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York



2023 Sam Gaskin and Annabel Downes: ‘6 Attention-grabbing Artworks at Frieze Seoul 2023’, Ocula, 08/09/2023
  Barbara A. Macadam: ‘Then and Now: Two Artists in Perspective’, Art & Object, 13/03/2023
  Harald Smart: Don‘t try and figure out Walter Price, Carcy Magazine, 2023
2022 Dean Kissick: Walter Price Doesn‘t Aim to Please, Cultured, 02/12/2022
2021 Okoro, Enuma : ‘Pearl Lines by Walter Price — dancing with whiteness’, Financial Times, 24/04/2021
2020 Jonathan Jones: ‘Abstract fantasies and a naked everywoman – the week in art’,, 13/11/2020
2017 Walsh, Brienne: ‘Calling an Art Exhibition "Color People," and not discussing Race, is a radical gesture in 2017’, Forbes, 29/06/2017
  Reyburn, Scott: ‘Basquiat Factor’ and a glut of options stoke sales at Art Basel, New York Times, 16/06/2017
2016 Molly Gottschalk: ‘The 10 Best Booths at ZsONA MACO’, Artsy, 04/02/2016
2015 Diane Solway: ‘Don’t Interrupt Julian Schnabel and Other Lessons from Art Basel’, W Magazine, 07/12/2015
  Artspace Editors: Susan and Michael Hort‘s Picks From Miami Art Week 2015, Artspace, 04/12/2015

Exhibition Reviews

2024 Jens Asthoff: ‘Walter Price: 14a‘, Artforum, 01/02/2024
2022 Valentine, Victoria L. : ‘Closing Soon: Must-See New York Gallery Exhibitions Showcase Works by Sylvia Snowden, Naudline Pierre, Walter Price, Wole Lagunju, and Ebony J. Patterson’, Culture Type, 17/07/2022
  Cotter, Holland : ‘For Black Artists, the Motivating Power of Melancholia’, The New York Times, 23/06/2022
  Schjeldahl, Peter : ‘The Importance of Scale’, The New Yorker, 06/06/2022
  Cascone, Sarah: ‘Walter Price, Julie Mehretu, and Amy Sillman on theWorks They Made in Honor of Toni Morrison for a New Exhibition on the Author’, artnet, 17/02/2022
2021 Brazil, Kevin: ‘"When is a Painting?"’, Art Agenda, 10/09/2021
  Sutherland, Calum: ‘Walter Price The Modern Institute’, Artforum, 01/03/2021
2020 Susan Mansfield: ‘Art reviews: We Are Here, Botanics, Edinburgh | Walter Price & Hayley Tompkins, Modern Institute, Glasgow’, Scotsman, 30/11/2020
  Smith, Roberta: ‘A Gallery Resurgence in Chelsea’, The New York Times, 08/10/2020
  Als, Hilton: ‘Walter Price’, The New Yorker, 08/10/2020
  Leung Coleman, Madeline: ‘The T List: Five Things We Recommend This Week’, The New York Times Style Magazine, 10/09/2020
2019 Jonathan Goodman: ‘Highlights from the 2019 Whitney Biennial’, Art Fuse, 31/05/2019
2016 Ryan Steadman: ‘Do Artists Make the Best Curators?’, Observer, 03/11/2016


2023 Pearl Lines, The Modern Institute/Toby Webster Ltd, Glasgow
2022 Pearl Lines, Walter König, Cologne
2019 Pearl Lines, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
  The Story Was Full of Marvelous Happenings, Karma, New York
2018 Hedgehog the Hero!, Karma, New York
2016 Crystal Black, Karma, New York