Nate Lowman was born in Las Vegas in 1979. Since his first solo show “THE END. And Other American Pastimes” at Maccarone, New York, in 2005, he has exhibited at the Museum of Modern Art, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Whitney Museum of American Art, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, and Palazzo Grassi, Venice. He has had five institutional one-person shows – “Axis of Praxis” (2006, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN), “The Natriot Act” (2009, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo), “I Wanted To Be An Artist But All I Got Was This Lousy Career” (2012, Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, CT), “America Sneezes” (2015, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX), and “World of Interiors” (2016, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France) – and continues to exhibit frequently in the US and abroad.  He lives and works in New York City.




Solo and two-person exhibitions



“Before and After,” Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO



“54 Franklin / 114 Westville,” with Don Fleming, The National Exemplar, NYC

“Nate Lowman,” Maccarone, Los Angeles

“World of Interiors,” FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims

“Downtown Is A Construct,” Massimo de Carlo, London



“America Sneezes,” Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, TX

“Stock-Props,” with Keith Sonnier, The National Exemplar, NYC



“Weeping Atlas Cedar,” Massimo de Carlo, London
“Rave The Painforest,” Maccarone, NYC


“Art Relax”, in collaboration with Leo Fitzpatrick, Karma, Amagansett, NY


“Cats and Dogs”, with Hanna Liden, Carlson Gallery, London
“Swiss Cheese and The Doors”, Massimo de Carlo, Milan
“The Triumph Arch”, with Hanna Liden, 5 Rue de Tilsitt, Paris
“I Wanted To Be An Artist But All I Got Was This Lousy Career”, Brant Foundation Art Study Center, Greenwich, CT


“Bed Bugs” with Rob Pruitt, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, NYC
“Trash Landing”, Maccarone/Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, NYC
“Love Roses”, works in collaboration with Dan Colen, The National Exemplar, NYC
“Three Amigos: Gift Ghost GAP”, The American Academy, Rome (“Three Amigos”, with Dan Colen at Palazzo Rospiglisi and Dash Snow at MACRO Rome)
“30 Million Dollar Smile” mural, Triple A, Los Angeles


“Fill You With Holes”, Carlson Gallery, London
“Come As You Are Again” with Hanna Liden, Salon 94, NYC
“Karla Black and Nate Lowman”, Andrea Rosen Gallery, NYC


“The Natriot Act”, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
“Nate Lowman”, The Hydra Workshop, Hydra, Greece
“A Dog From Every County”, Maccarone, NYC


“Wet Pain”, in collaboration with Dan Colen, Maccarone, NYC
“Wet Pain”, in collaboration with Dan Colen, A Palazzo, Brescia, Italy


“Axis of Praxis”, Midway Contemporary Art Center, Minneapolis


“THE END. And Other American Pastimes.” Maccarone, NYC



Group exhibitions



“FEEDBACK,” curated by Leo Fitzpatrick, Marlborough Contemporary, NYC

“Street Hassle,” Marlborough Contemporary, London

“MIDTOWN,” organized by Maccarone, Salon 94 and Salon 94 Design, Lever House, NYC



“These Days; Leaves of Grass,” curated by Michael St. John, Andrea Rosen Gallery, NYC

“Fields of War,” Massimo de Carlo, London, UK

“Outside,” curated by Matthew Higgs, Karma, Amagansett, NY

“Fresh Cuts,” curated by Agathe Snow, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY

“Shrines to Speed,” Leila Heller Gallery, NYC



“The Now Forever,” Basilica Hudson, Hudson, NY

“Marlborough Lights,” Marlborough Broome Street, NYC

“Sprayed,” Gagosian Britannia Street, London

“Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim,” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC

“#RAWHIDE,” Venus Over Manhattan, NYC

“Love for Three Oranges,” Karma at Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

“Second Chances,”  Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO


“Empire of Light”, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
“Three Blind Mice”, with Dan Colen and Rob Pruitt, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Belgium


“12e Biennale de Lyon”, La Sucriere, Lyon, France
“The White Album”, Louis B. James Gallery, NYC
“Passive Aggressive”, Massimo de Carlo, Milan
“Painting in Place”, Los Angeles Nomadic Division (LAND), Farmers & Merchants Bank, Los Angeles
“Empire State: New York Art Now”, Palazzo Delle Esposizioni, Rome and Thaddeus Ropac, Paris
“DSM-V”, curated by David Rimanelli, Vito Schnabel, The Future Moynihan Station, NYC
“Pizza Time”, Marlborough Gallery, NYC
“The Show Is Over”, Gagosian Gallery, London
“Double Hamburger Deluxe”, Marlborough Chelsea, NYC


“Alone Together”, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
“To Be With Art Is All We Ask”, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo
“We The People”, curated by Alison Gingeras and Jonathan Horowitz, Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Project Space, NYC
“Holy Crap!”, curated by Michele Maccarone, The Fireplace Project, Springs, NY
“Do Your Thing”, curated by Rub N Tug, White Columns, NYC
“(O)IKEA”, Hydra Schools Project, Hydra, Greece


“Are You Glad to be in America?”, Massimo de Carlo, Milan
“New York Minute”, curated by Kathy Grayson, Garage Center, Moscow
“Post 9-11”, OHWOW, Los Angeles
“Ray’s A Laugh”, Half Gallery, NYC
“New Age End of the World”, Taxter & Spengemann, NYC
“George Herms: Xenophilia (Love of the Unknown)”, MOCA, Los Angeles
“The Luminous Interval: The D. Daskalopoulos Collection”, Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain
“In the Name of the Artists – American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection”, Bienal Pavilion, Bienal de Sao Paulo, Brazil
“Karma”, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, Missouri


“The Last Newspaper”, The New Museum, NYC
“RE-DRESSING”, Bortolami Gallery, NYC
“FRESH HELL”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
“Off the Wall Part 1: Thirty Performative Actions”, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC
“A.D.D. Attention Deficit Disorder”, Palazzo Lucarini Contemporary di Trevi, Italy
“Haunted: Contemporary Photography/Video/Performance”, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NYC


“Beg, Borrow, Steal”, Rubell Family Collection, Miami
“Besides, With, Against and Yet: Abstraction and the Ready-Made Gesture”, The Kitchen, NYC
“New York Minute”, curated by Kathy Grayson, MACRO, Rome
“When the Mood Strikes: The Cooreman Collection”, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Belgium
“Mapping the Studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection”, curated by Alison Gingeras and Francesco Bonami, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
“Wall & Floor”, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris


“Expenditure”, Busan Biennale, Korea
“The Unforgiven” Stellan Holm Gallery, NYC
“Nate Lowman / Agathe Snow / Aaron Young”, United Artists LTD, Marfa, Texas
“Meet Me Around the Corner – Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection” Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
“Unmonumental”, The New Museum, NYC
“Murder Letters”, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal


“Pop Art Is…”, Gagosian Gallery, London
“Beyond the Zero”, Peres Projects, Athens
“Sweet Bird of Youth”, Arndt + Partner Berlin, curated by Hedi Slimane
“Last Attraction Next Exit”, Max Wigram Gallery, London, curated by Neville Wakefield
“Memorial to the Iraq War”, ICA London


Art Basel Miami, Art Nova, Miami Beach
“Defamation of Character”, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, curated by Neville Wakefield
“When the Revolution Comes”, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, NYC
The Wrong Gallery in collaboration with the 2006 Whitney Biennial. “Down by Law,” NYC
“Mangoes”, Peres Projects, Los Angeles
“Slow Burn,” curated by Jonah Freeman Galerie Edward Mitterand, Geneva


“Uncertain States of America” Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
“Greater New York” PS1 Contemporary Art Center, NYC
“Interstate” Nicole Klagsbrun, NYC
“Bridge Freezes Before Road” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, NYC, curated by Neville Wakefield
Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles


“The Mythological Machine” Curated by Francesco Manacorda, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry UK
“I Love Music” Curated by Matthew Higgs, Creative Growth, Oakland, CA
“Happy Days Are Here Again” Curated by Andre Schlechtriem, David Zwirner, NYC
“Power Corruption and Lies” Curated by Adam McEwan and Neville Wakefield, Roth Horowitz, NYC
“Drunk vs. Stoned” Gavin Brown’s Enterprise @ Passerby, NYC
“Let the Bullshit Run A Marathon” Curated by Nate Lowman, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, NYC


“Foreplay” Ritter/Zamet, London
“Airtight Plan For Killing” Buia Gallery, NYC
“A Matter of Facts” Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, NYC Curated by Clarissa Dalrymple
Apexart Summer Program, NY. Curated by Katy Siegel, Mitchell Algus, Michele Maccarone.
Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles Curated by Clarissa Dalrymple.
Marcus Ritter Gallery, NYC Curated by Rupert Goldsworthy
“The Kids Are Alright” ATM Gallery, NYC Curated by Joe Bradley


“Circumnavigating a Sea of Shit” Cynthia Broan Gallery, NY
“Extacy Falls” G-Module, Paris. Curated by Erik Bakke
“Power Ballads” Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, NYC


Exhibitions curated


“Al-Quaeda is the CIA”, Sue Williams curated by Nate Lowman, 303 Gallery, NYC


“Beneath the Underdog” Gagosian Gallery, NYC


“Let the Bullshit Run A Marathon” Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, NYC


“No Platform Just a Trampoline” Marcus Ritter Gallery, NYC