01_Turbine

Turbine 2016 Stone, wood, steel 66 x 24 x 24 inches Image courtesy of the artist and JTT New York

06_Auger

Auger 2016 Stone, steel, rubber 80 x 24 x 24 inches Image courtesy of the artist and JTT New York

07_Tree

Tree 2016 Wood and steel 60 x 50 x 36 inches Image courtesy of the artist and JTT New York

Charles Harlan, Flood 2016

Water 2016 Brick, steel, wood, water 120 x 120 x 120 inches Image courtesy of the artist and JTT New York

10_Concrete

Concrete 2015 Concrete and steel 60 x 18 x 18 inches Image courtesy of the artist and JTT New York

Charles Harlan

Charles Harlan (b. 1984, Georgia, USA) is a Brooklyn-based sculptor who works with steel, stone, and industrial materials to isolate archetypal forms within the constructions that surround us.

Harlan graduated with a B.S. from New York University in 2006. Recently Harlan’s work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at Kayne Griffin Corcoran in Los Angeles (forthcoming), Carl Kostyal in London, Rodolphe Janssen in Brussels, Pioneer Works in New York, and Ribordy Contemporary in Geneva.

Recent group exhibitions include Marlborough Gallery in New York, M Woods in Beijing, The Atlanta Contemporary in Georgia, Jonathan Viner in London, and White Flag Projects in Saint Louis.

Charles Harlan

1984 Born, Smyrna, GA

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

Education

2006

B.S., New York University, New York, NY

Solo Exhibitions

2016

The Obelisk and Dome, Carl Kostyál, London, UK

Menhirs, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, BE

Flood, Pioneer Works, New York, NY (cat.)

2015

Hamlet’s Mill, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, CH

2014

Ishtar, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY

2013

The Gate, Karma, New York, NY

Cave, JTT, New York, NY

2010

Basin, Charlie Horse, Brooklyn, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Lightness, White Rainbow, London, UK

2016

6s and 7s, Marlborough Gallery, New York, NY

All Means Are Sacred, M Woods, Beijing, CN

The 5th of July, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA

2015

Object Painting — Painting Object, Jonathan Viner, London, UK

M Woods Collection Exhibition, M Woods, Beijing, CN

Earth Jerks, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, MO

Over & Under, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, New York, NY

Judo, Clifton Benevento, New York, NY. Organized by Zak Kitnick

2014

The Unwinding: Charles Harlan, Michael E. Smith, Virginia Overton, Lewis Baltz, Cookie Butcher, Antwerp, BE. Curated by Philippe Piessens

Melvin Edward Nelson and Charles Harlan, Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR

Another, Once Again, Many Times More, Martos Gallery, East Marion, NY. In four parts curated by Walead Beshty and Kelley Walker; Carol Bove; Ryan Foerster; Bob Nickas and Virginia Overton

To do as one would, David Zwirner, New York, NY. Organized by Mary Mitsch, Martha Moldovan, and Poppy Pulitzer

Ice Fishing, Max Wigram Gallery, London, UK. Curated by Darren Flook

Home Again, Again II, The Journal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013

Garage Show, next door to JTT and Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY

LAT. 41° 7′ N., LONG. 72° 19′ W, Martos Gallery, East Marion, NY. Organized by Bob Nickas

do it (outside), Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, NY. Curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist

Aaron Aujla, John Pittman, Charles Harlan, Martos Gallery, New York, NY

2012

Peekskill Project, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

EAF 12, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

Partially Buried, JTT, New York, NY

Harlan, Laracuente, Lichty / Earth, New Capital, Chicago, IL

2011

Tailgates and Substitutes, Thierry Goldberg, New York, NY

The Color of Company, Abrons Art Center, New York, NY. Curated by David Everitt Howe

The Medicine Bag, Maccarone, New York, NY. Curated by Ellen Langan and Jasmin Tsou

2010

The Every Other Day, Ideo Box Gallery, Miami, FL. Curated by Donald Johnson-Montenegro

Short-Term Deviation, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York, NY

Bildungsroman, Allan Nederpelt, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Cat Kron and Stephanie Harris

2009

Cleopatra’s Trade Secrets, John Connelly Presents, New York, NY. Curated by Cleopatra’s

Forms of Melancholy, Sego Art Center, Provo, UT. Curated by Chris Coy

2008

Doll House, Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn, NY

2007

Nightshift, White Box Gallery, New York, NY

Re-Surfacing, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

2005

Three Rooms with Art in Them, ATM Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Carol Bove

Awards

2012

Emerging Artists’ Fellowship, Socrates Sculpture Park, Queens, NY

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