Von Lintel Gallery | Los Angeles

Farrah Karapetian

Farrah Karapetian

1978 Born in Marin, CA

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Farrah Karapetian Education

2008

MFA University of California Los Angeles, CA

2000

BA Yale University, New Haven, CT

Farrah Karapetian Solo Exhibitions

2016

Relief, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2015

Farrah Karapetian, Danziger Gallery, New York, NY

Step Twice, Dodd Galleries, University of Georgia at Athens

Stagecraft, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014

Prone Position, Solo public project for Freeway Studies #2, Inside the Quad, OTIS Ben Maltz Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
(organized by Meg Linton)

2012

Student Body Politic, Vincent Price Art Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Representation Cubed, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA

2011

Accessory to Protest, LEADAPRON, Los Angeles, CA

Shadowbox Kamikaze, PØST, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Broken Windows Theory, Kantor Gallery, New York, NY

2009

Lightyear, Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Tragic Muse, Sandroni Rey Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008

Int./Ext., Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

Shipping Container, Sandroni Rey, Los Angeles, CA

Farrah Karapetian Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

Synthesize, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL

Light Play: Experiments in Photography, 1970 to the Present, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

2016

Collected, Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA

The Surface of Things, Houston Center for Photography, Houston, TX

A Matter of Memory, Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY

About Time: Photography in a Moment of Change, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Artistic Interpretations of the Cold War, The Wende Museum, Culver City, CA

SKIN, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall, Los Angeles, CA

2015

Russian Doll, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The Wall in Our Heads, Haverford College, Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery, Haverford, PA

Summer Exhibition – Gallery Artists, Danziger Gallery, New York, NY

Twenty by Sixteen, Morgan Lehman, New York, NY (curated by Geoffrey Young)

2014

The Wall in our Heads, Goethe-Institut, Washington, DC (curated by Paul M. Farber)

Ambitious, Von Lintel Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

The Fifth Wall, Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA (curated by Irene Tsatsos)

Prep School: Prepper & Survivalist Ideologies and Utopian/Dystopian Visions, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA (curated by Max Presneill)

Trouble with the Index, California Museum of Photography at UCR ARTSblock, Riverside, CA (curated by Joanna Szupinska-Myers)

2013

Rogue Wave 2013: 15 Artists from Los Angeles, LA Louver, Venice, CA

California-Pacific Triennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA (curated by Dan Cameron)

2012

The Black Mirror, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Diane Rosenstein and James Welling)

Don’t the Sun Look Angry at Me: Pictures and Objects from Los Angeles Now, Royale Projects, Indian Wells, CA

Grey Full, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY (curated by Geoffrey Young)

2011

Major Grey, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA

2010

Session_7_Words, Krabbesholm FourBoxes Gallery, Denmark

Border Art Biennial 2010 El Paso Museum of Art and Centro Cultural Paso del Norte, El Paso, TX, and Juárez, MX (juried by Rita Gonzalez and Itala Schmelz)

Two Halves, with RJ Messineo, Artist Curated Projects, Los Angeles, CA (organized by Eve Fowler and Lucas Michaels)

Lovingly, Rose Peebles, Brand Library, Glendale, CA (curated by Kim Schoen)

Open House | State Secrets, with Mitch McEwen and B.E.A.S.T., Superfront, Los Angeles, CA

Flirtation, Love, Passion, Hate, Separation, PØST, Los Angeles, CA (curated by Calvin Phelps)

Excess | Liquidity, with X | Atelier, Superfront, Los Angeles, CA

2009

Session_7_Words, Am Nuden Da, London, England

Wall as Canvas I, Wende Museum and Archive of the Cold War, Los Angeles, CA

Perception as Object, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY

2008

Imaginary Thing, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO (curated by Peter Eleey)

LA Confidentiel, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Parc Saint-Léger, France (curated by Sandra Patron and Allyson Spellacy

Something About Rooms and Walls, Superfront, Brookly, NY (curated by Mitch Mcewen)

2005

Critics’ Picks, Black & White Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (curated by Lilly Wei and Megan Heuer)

2002

New Photography, SFMOMA Artist's Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Farrah Karapetian Awards and Residencies

2017-18

Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant

Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program Award, Russia

2015

Visiting Artist, Lamar Dodd School of Art, University of Georgia, Athens

Visiting Artist, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

California Legislature Assembly Certificate of Recognition

2014

California Community Foundation Mid-Career Artist Fellowship

2013

Creative Capital | Warhol Foundation, ARTS WRITERS GRANT PROGRAM

2012

Center for Cultural Innovation, Investing In Artists Grant, Innovation Category

2012

Artplace, Funding for Flint Public Art Project, Flint, MI

2010

MacDowell Colony, Monadnock, NH, Residency

2009

Wende Museum and Archive of the Cold War, Los Angeles, CA, Residency

2009

Foundation for Contemporary Arts Emergency Grant | New York, NY

2008

Hoyt Scholarship, Los Angeles, CA

2007

Lillian Levinson Scholarship, Los Angeles, CA

2007

UCLA Fine Arts Travel Grant, Hiroshima, Japan

2007

Corine Tyler Walker Prize, Los Angeles, CA

2000

Sudler Fellowship, New Haven, CT

1999

Sudler Fellowship, New Haven, CT

1999

Richter Fellowship, Spain, Morocco

Farrah Karapetian Selected Bibliography

2017

Ollman, Leah. “Rematerializing Photography.” Art in America.

Norman, Zachary. “Interview.” Yield Magazine.

Weiskopf, Dan. Constructed: The Contemporary Histroy of the Constructed Image in Photography since 1990. Marni Shindelman (ed.) Routledge / Focal Press.

Knoblauch, Loring. “Highlights from the 2017 AIPAD Photography Show.” Collector Daily, April 3, 2017.

2016

Morse, Rebecca. “LENS: Photography Council 2016 Acquisitions.” LACMA Unframed, July 25, 2016.

Casper, Jim. “Relief: Photograms by Farrah Karapetian.” Lensculture, June 2016.

Stevens, Anise. “Shock of the Old: The Analog Revolution.” Artillery, May/June, 2016.

Zellen, Jody. “Continued and Recommended.” ArtScene, February 2016.

Stevens, Anise. “Farrah Karapetian.” Artillery, February 3, 2016.

Pagel, David. “Critic’s Choice: A head-spinning journey to the edges of Farrah Karapetian’s photographic world.” Los Angeles Times, January 21, 2016.

Black, Ezrha Jean. “Fill Your Heart…(Part 1 of 2).” Artillery, January 12, 2016.

2015

Weingart, Ken. “Interview with Farrah Karapetian.” Art and Photography Blog, November 18, 2015.

Geha, Katie. “Beyond Muscle Memory: An Interview with Farrah Karapetian.” The Georgia Review, November 4, 2015.

Knoblauch, Loring. “Farrah Karapetian at Danziger.” Collector Daily, October 23, 2015.

Kedmey, Karen. “Karapetian’s New Photograms Lay Down a Metallic Beat at Danziger Gallery.” Artsy Editorial, September 11, 2015.

ARTRA Curatorial: Max Presneill, Kio Grifith and Colton Stenke. “Emergent Presence. Fresh Faces in Art: Eight LA Artists You Should Know.” Fabrik, Issue 28.

Cotton, Charlotte. "Photography is Magic!" Aperture.

Schwartz, Chip. “Farrah Karapetian and the concert that never was at Von Lintel Gallery in Los Angeles.” theartblog.com, February 26, 2015.

Ollman, Leah. “Beautiful, conceptually ticklish photograms by Farrah Karapetian.” Los Angeles Times, February 14, 2015.

Hegert, Natalie. “In Colors: Farrah Karapetian at Von Lintel.” artcritical, February 11, 2015.

Darsa, Alissa. “Must-See Art Guide: Los Angeles.” Artnet News, January 29, 2015.

Griffin, Jonathan. “Into the Shadows.” Tate Etc., Issue 33, Spring 2015.

Melrod, George. “Farrah Karapetian.” art ltd., January 2015.

2014

Jacobson, Louis. “Two Takes on the Berlin Wall at the Goethe-Institut.” Washington City Paper, November 11, 2014.

Lisci, Luca. “Begone and present.” TAR digital edition, May 31-June 6, 2014.

Schwendener, Martha. “Origins Story, Through a Modern Lens – Experimental Strategies at Aipad’s Photography Show.” New York Times, April 10, 2014.

Nazarevskaia, Kristina. “Top AIPAD Recommendations: Farrah Karapetian at Von Lintel Gallery.” galleryIntell, April, 2014.

Lisci, Luca. “Begone and present.” TAR digital edition, May 31-June 6, 2014.

Schwendener, Martha. “Origins Story, Through a Modern Lens – Experimental Strategies at Aipad’s Photography Show.” New York Times, April 10, 2014.

2013

Black, Ezrha Jean. “Between a Rock and Ice.” Artillery, November/December 2013.

2012

Lipschutz, Yael. “Review of Representation Cubed,” Whitehot Magazine. June 2012.

Hsing-Huei Chou, Elizabeth. “ELAC Space Shows Art That’s Here Today,” EGP News. May 2012.

Mizota, Sharon. “Review of Representation Cubed,” Los Angeles Times. May 2012.

Heuer, Megan. “500 Words, as told to.” Artforum.com, Spring 2012.

Frank, Peter. “Haiku Review: Paper Hearts and Harpsichords.” Huffington Post, February 29, 2012.

2010

Martin, Terri. “Review of Lovingly, Rose Peebles.” Glendale News, December 10, 2010.

“Artist Curated Projects: A Radical Artist-for-and-by Artist Collective.” Interview Magazine, December 2010.

“OPEN HOUSE, STATE SECRETS.” Polimorfo Journal (Puerto Rico), Summer 2010.

Killion, Stephen. “Empowering Architecture – Open House, State Secrets.” Architizer, Summer 2010.

2009

Ollman, Leah. “Farrah Karapetian at Sandroni Rey.” Los Angeles Times, October

9, 2009.

Souza, John. “Farrah Karapetian: Tragic Muse’ at Sandroni.Rey.” Artweek, April 2009.

Shaw, Michael. “Farrah Karapetian at Sandroni.Rey.” artslant.com, February 2009
“Catherine Taft’s Round-Up of the Best Shows in LA.” saatchi-gallery.co.uk, February 2009.

“art la 09: no country for old men.” venicepaper.net, February 2009.

2008

Ramade, Benedicte. "Los Angeles Sous Le Manteau.” Zérodeux, Automne 2008.

“Continuing and Recommended Exhibitions.” Artsenecal, March 2008.

2003

Baker, Kenneth. "Artists on Art.” San Francisco Chronicle, May 2003.

Farrah Karapetian Public Collections and Commissions

 

J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA

Sir Elton John Photography Collection

New Pacific Realty (Richard Meier & Partners) Beverly Hills, CA

Flint Public Art Project, Flint, MI

 

 

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