Kevin Beasley

Kevin Beasley (b. 1985, Lynchburg, VA) is anartist who lives and works in New York. Beasley’s practice traverses sculpture, photography, sound and performance. Beasley has activated and performed his sound-based sculptures and installations at venues including The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2018-2019); Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center for the Arts, University of Houston, TX (2017); The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2016); Lincoln Center, New York (2016); The Dallas Museum of Art (2015); The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2015); The Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland (2014); The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2014); Queens Museum of Art, New York (2014); and The Museum of Modern Art, New York (2012).

In the summer of 2019, the artist organized a series of sound and video-based performances presented by a select group of artists at The Kitchen, New York. His work is held in the permanent collections of The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; The Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; The Art Institute, Chicago; The Blanton Museum of Art, Austin; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Pérez Art Museum, Miami; San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio; The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York; and TATE Modern, London.