Walead Beshty

Installation view of All the World’s Futures
The 53rd International Art Exhibition: the Venice Biennale
May 9–November 22, 2015
Photo: Roberto Marossi

Walead Beshty

Installation view of All the World’s Futures
The 53rd International Art Exhibition: the Venice Biennale
May 9–November 22, 2015
Photo: Roberto Marossi

Walead Beshty

Alegoria (March 2–8, 2015: Cerámica Suro Contemporánea, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)
2015
Ceramica Suro slip cast remnants, glaze, and firing plates

Installation view of The 53rd International Art Exhibition: the Venice Biennale
Photo: Roberto Marossi

 

Walead Beshty

La Masa Militarizada (March 2–8, 2015: Cerámica Suro Contemporánea, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)
2015
Ceramica Suro slip cast remnants, glaze, and firing plates

Installation view of The 53rd International Art Exhibition: the Venice Biennale
Photo: Roberto Marossi

Walead Beshty

Luchas Fraticidas (March 2–8, 2015: Cerámica Suro Contemporánea, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)
2015
Ceramica Suro slip cast remnants, glaze, and firing plates

Installation view of The 53rd International Art Exhibition: the Venice Biennale
Photo: Roberto Marossi

Walead Beshty

Luchas Fraticidas (March 2–8, 2015: Cerámica Suro Contemporánea, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)
2015
Ceramica Suro slip cast remnants, glaze, and firing plates

Installation view of The 53rd International Art Exhibition: the Venice Biennale
Photo: Roberto Marossi

Walead Beshty

Luchas Fraticidas (March 2–8, 2015: Cerámica Suro Contemporánea, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)
2015
Ceramica Suro slip cast remnants, glaze, and firing plates

Installation view of The 53rd International Art Exhibition: the Venice Biennale
Photo: Roberto Marossi

Walead Beshty - Barbican

Installation view of A Partial Disassembling of an Invention without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in which the Pulleys and Cogwheels are Lying around at Random All over the Workbench 
Curve Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, UK
October 9, 2014 - February 8, 2015

Photo: Justin Piperger

 

Walead Beshty - Barbican

Installation view of A Partial Disassembling of an Invention without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in which the Pulleys and Cogwheels are Lying around at Random All over the Workbench 
Curve Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, UK
October 9, 2014 - February 8, 2015

Photo: Justin Piperger

Walead Beshty - Barbican

Installation view of A Partial Disassembling of an Invention without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in which the Pulleys and Cogwheels are Lying around at Random All over the Workbench 
Curve Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, UK
October 9, 2014 - February 8, 2015

Photo: Justin Piperger

Walead Beshty - Barbican

Installation view of A Partial Disassembling of an Invention without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in which the Pulleys and Cogwheels are Lying around at Random All over the Workbench 
Curve Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, UK
October 9, 2014 - February 8, 2015

Photo: Justin Piperger

Walead Beshty - Barbican

Installation view of A Partial Disassembling of an Invention without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in which the Pulleys and Cogwheels are Lying around at Random All over the Workbench 
Curve Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, UK
October 9, 2014 - February 8, 2015

Photo: Justin Piperger

Walead Beshty - Barbican

Installation view of A Partial Disassembling of an Invention without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in which the Pulleys and Cogwheels are Lying around at Random All over the Workbench 
Curve Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, UK
October 9, 2014 - February 8, 2015

Photo: Justin Piperger

Walead Beshty - Barbican

Installation view of A Partial Disassembling of an Invention without a Future: Helter-Skelter and Random Notes in which the Pulleys and Cogwheels are Lying around at Random All over the Workbench 
Curve Gallery, Barbican Centre, London, UK
October 9, 2014 - February 8, 2015

Photo: Justin Piperger

Walead Beshty - Barbican

TCL LE40FHDE2010 40-INCH 1080P 60HZ LED HDTV
2014
Television
36 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 22 1/4 inches

Walead Beshty - Barbican

TCL LE40FHDE2010 40-INCH 1080P 60HZ LED HDTV
2014
Television
36 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 22 1/4 inches

Walead Beshty

HP SCANJET G4050
2014
HP ScanJet G4050
dimensions variable

Walead Beshty - Barbican

Table [Source: embossed lacquered medium density fiberboard and chrome finish steel conference room desk designed by Lievore Altherr Molina from the TK room at Galerie Capitain Petzel, Berlin. Surrogate: WB98014 (produced in conjunction with Friedrich Petzel, Owner; Gisela Capitain, Owner; Michael Wiesehöfer, Director; Svenja Schuhbauer, Associate Director), Copper Surrogate (Table: designed by Lievore Altherr Molina, Karl-Marx-Allee 45, Berlin, Germany, September 11–November 4, 2014), conceived in 2013, produced in 2014, made of polished copper and powder-coated steel with the dimensions 71 37⁄64 x 39 13⁄32 x 29 31/32 inches as a singular object. Production completed by Benchmark Scenery Incorporated, Glendale, California from 48 ounce Electrolytic-Tough-Pitch C11000 Copper Alloy cut from 60 x 120 inch mirror-polished sheet and 24 ounce Electrolytic-Tough-Pitch C11000 Copper Alloy cut from 60 x 120 inch mirror-polished sheet, with formed corners where necessary, copper plated hardware, perimeter edge French cleat system, and separate black powder-coated steel support structures. $26,733.35 production cost including travel and storage crates with floating lockable cleat system. Unexposed surrogates shipped by Los Angeles Packing, Crating and Transport, Incorporated from Los Angeles to Berlin, August 28 through September 10, 2014. Installed in place of Lievore Altherr Molina desk at Karl-Marx-Allee 45, Berlin, Germany, on September 11, 2014, exposure through the duration of Martin Kippenberger: Window Shopping at Galerie Capitain Petzel until November 4, 2014. Table has one base surrogate with the dimensions 27 9⁄16 x 19 7⁄8 x 28 15⁄32 inches.]
2014
Polished copper table top and powder-coated steel
71 1/2 x 39 1/4 x 29 inches (1 3/8 inch top)

Walead Beshty - Barbican

Table [Source: carrara glass and brass conference room desk designed by Paul McCobb for Calvin Furniture Company from the presentation room at Galerie Capitain Petzel, Berlin. Surrogate: WB98114 (produced in conjunction with Friedrich Petzel, Owner; Gisela Capitain, Owner; Michael Wiesehöfer, Director; Svenja Schuhbauer, Associate Director; Kathleen Knitter, Gallery Manager; Eloisa Travaglini, Intern; Dylan Peirce, Technician; Hervé Humbert, Technician), Copper Surrogate (Table: designed by Paul McCobb for Calvin Furniture Company, Karl-Marx-Allee 45, Berlin, Germany, September 11–November 4, 2014), conceived in 2013, produced in 2014, made of polished copper and powder-coated steel with the dimensions 32 31⁄64 x 32 31⁄64 x 16 7/64 inches as a singular object. Production completed by Benchmark Scenery Incorporated, Glendale, California from 48 ounce Electrolytic-Tough-Pitch C11000 Copper Alloy cut from 60 x 120 inch mirror-polished sheet and 24 ounce Electrolytic-Tough-Pitch C11000 Copper Alloy cut from 60 x 120 inch mirror-polished sheet, with formed corners where necessary, copper plated hardware, perimeter edge French cleat system, and separate black powder-coated steel support structures. $9,447.41 production cost including travel and storage crates with floating lockable cleat system. Unexposed surrogates shipped by Los Angeles Packing, Crating and Transport, Incorporated from Los Angeles to Berlin, August 28 through September 10, 2014. Installed in place of Paul McCobb table at Karl-Marx-Allee 45, Berlin, Germany, on September 11, 2014, exposure through the duration of Martin Kippenberger: Window Shopping at Galerie Capitain Petzel until November 4, 2014. Table has one base surrogate with the dimensions 31 37/64 x 31 29/64 x 14 39/64 inches.]
2014
Polished copper table top and powder-coated steel
32 1/2 x 32 1/2 x 15 3/4 inches  (1 3/8 inch top)

Walead Beshty - Copper Surrogate

Copper Surrogate (60” x 120” 48 ounce C11000 Copper Alloy, 90º Bend, 60” Bisection/5 Sections: December 4/December 7, 2014, Miami Beach, Florida)
2014-
Polished copper
11 x 60 x 60 inches

Walead Beshty - Copper Surrogate

Copper Surrogate (60” x 120” 48 ounce C11000 Copper Alloy, 90º Bend, 60” Bisection/1 Section: December 4/December 7, 2014, Miami Beach, Florida)
2014-
Polished copper
11 x 60 x 60 inches

Walead Beshty - Copper Surrogate

Copper Surrogate (60” x 120” 48 ounce C11000 Copper Alloy, 90º Bend, 60” Bisection/2 Sections: December 4/December 7, 2014, Miami Beach, Florida) 
2014-
Polished copper
11 x 60 x 60 inches

Walead Beshty, Copper Surrogate

Copper Surrogate (60" x 120" 48 ounce C11000 Copper Alloy, 90˚ Bend, 77 3/4" 135˚ Antidiagonal / 45˚ Diagonal Bisection: February 19 -21, 2014, Los Angeles, California)
2014
Polished copper and powder-coated aluminum armature
110 x 60 x 50 inches (279.4 x 152.4 x 127 cm)

Walead Beshty, Meine vier kleinen

Meine vier kleinen Untugenden (Sony CRX160E CD-R/RW Drive Unit, Brother MFC-440CN Facsimile Transceiver, InFocus IN24 W240 Digital Projector)
2014
Aluminum, steel, Sony CRX160E CD-R/RW Drive Unit, Brother MFC-440CN Facsimile Transceiver, InFocus IN24 W240 Digital Projector
145 1/4 x 23 x 23 inches (368.9 x 58.4 x 58.4 cm)

Walead Beshty - Art handling

Alphabet der Leidenschaft (Beirut, Lebanon, June 1, 2013) 
2014
Chromogenic print
29 1/4 x 35 5/8 inches

Walead Beshty - Art handling

Das Gesicht des Terrors (Los Angeles, California, February 20, 2014) 
2014
Chromogenic print
29 1/4 x 35 5/8 inches

Walead Beshty, Black Curl

Cross-Contaminated RA4 Contact Print [Black Curl (9:6/CMY/Six Magnet: Los Angeles, California, January 9th 2014, Fuji Color Crystal Archive Super Type C, Em. No. 199-014, Kodak Ektacolor RA Bleach-Fix and Replenisher, Cat. No. 847 1484, 03114)]
2014
Color photographic paper
Framed Dimensions:
116 x 51 1/2 x 2 1/2 inches (294.6 x 130.8 x 6.4 cm)

Walead Beshty - curl

RA4 Contact Print [Black Curl (MCY/Six Magnet: Los Angeles, California, August 29th 2013, Fuji Color Crystal Archive Super Type C, Em. No. 199-023, 21613), Kreonite KM IV 5225 RA4 Color Processor, Ser. No. 00092174] 
2013
Color photographic paper
50 x 113 inches

Walead Beshty, White Curl

White Curl (CMY/Four Magnet: Los Angeles, California, February 27th 2013, Fuji Color Crystal Archive Super Type C, Em. No. 166-016, 05613)
2013
Color Photographic Paper
106 1/4 x 50 inches (269.9 x 127 cm)

Walead Beshty

Installation view of Walead Beshty: Selected Bodies of Work
Regen Projects, Los Angeles
February 26 - April 5, 2014

Walead Beshty, Aggregate

Aggregate XXVIII (August 21st - 23rd, Cerámica Suro, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico)
(detail)
2013
Ceramica Suro slip cast remnants, glaze, and firing plate
Wall Dimensions: 21 1/4 x 22 1/2 x 17 inches (54 x 57.2 x 43.2 cm)
Pedestal Dimensions: 46 1/4 x 22 1/2 x 21 1/4 inches (117.5 x 57.2 x 54 cm)

Walead Beshty - Newspaper

¡La Voz de Jalisco El Periodico Que Dice Lo Que Otros Callan Más Noticias Más Deportes! (Miercolés, Agosto 7, 2013: Metro, La Prensa Jalisco, Express Guadalajara) 
2013
Daily newspapers, aluminum, steel
Dimensions variable

Walead Beshty - Marginalis - cyanotype

Marginalis (Los Angeles, California, August 1–October 20, 2013) 
2013
Cyanotype chemistry on canvas
50 1/4 x 119 inches (127.6 x 302.3 cm)

Walead Beshty - Bass Museum

Installation view of The Endless Renaissance: Six Solo Artist Projects
The Bass Museum, Miami
December 6, 2012–March 17, 2013

Walead Beshty, Soft Picture

Soft Picture (Cast Exxon Slack Wax 75:493644; December 5, 2012–March 17, 2013, Miami Beach, Florida)
2012
Parrafin wax and wood strainer
50 x 90 inches (127 x 228.6 cm)

Walead Beshty, Copper Surrogate

Copper Surrogate (90° 50/50 Length-wise Bend: *September 18-21, 2012*, Los Angeles, California)
2012
Polished copper
24 x 24 x 120 inches (61 x 61 x 304.8 cm)

Walead Beshty - FedEx copper

Copper (Fedex® Large Framed Art Box ©2011 FedEx 163098 REV 7/11), Standard Overnight, Glendale-Los Angeles trk#798886094580, September 5-6, 2012, Standard Overnight, Los Angeles-Miami Beach trk#800983717795, December 1–3, 2012
2012-
Polished copper, accrued FedEx shipping and tracking labels
49 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 36 5/8 inches

Walead Beshty, Selected Works 2009-2011

Selected Works (2009-2011/November 15th 2010 - March 16th 2011)
2011
Black and white fiber based photographic paper, color photographic paper, and archival inkjet papers
50 x 90 inches (127 x 228.6 cm)

Walead Beshty, Black Curl

Black Curl (CMY/Five Magnet: Irvine, California, March 26th 2010, Fujicolor Crystal Archive Super Type C, Em. No. 165-021, 05110)
2011
Color photographic paper
51 7/16 x 106 3/8 inches (130.7 x 270.2 cm) - framed

Walead Beshty, Copper Surrogate

Copper Surrogate (Table: designed by Artistic Concepts, 2007; Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California, March 3 - April 11, 2011), 2011
Polished copper
24 x 99 1/2 x 1 1/2 inches (76.2 x 243.8 x 3.8 cm) - part 1
30 x 78 x 1 1/2 inches (76.2 x 198.1 x 3.8 cm) - part 2

Walead Beshty, Base for Copper Surrogate

Base for: Copper Surrogate (Table: designed by Artistic Concepts, 2007; Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California, March 3 - April 11, 2011), 2011
Powder-coat steel
66 7/8 x 60 3/4 x 23 3/4 inches (169.9 x 154.3 x 60.3 cm) overall

Walead Beshty

Installation view of PROCESSCOLORFIELD
Regen Projects, Los Angeles
April 16 - May 14, 2011

Walead Beshty

Installation view of PROCESSCOLORFIELD
Regen Projects, Los Angeles
April 16 - May 14, 2011

Walead Beshty

Installation view of Diapositives
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium, 2011

Walead Beshty

Installation view
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden, 2011

Walead Beshty

Installation view
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden, 2011

Walead Beshty

Installation view
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden, 2011

Walead Beshty

Installation view of Diapositives
Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium, 2011

Walead Beshty - securities and exchanges

Installation view of Securities and Exchanges
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
September 24–November 20, 2011

Walead Beshty - securities and exchanges

Installation view of Securities and Exchanges
Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
September 24–November 20, 2011

Walead Beshty

FedEx® Large Kraft Box ©2005 FEDEX 330510, International Priority, Los Angeles-Basel trk#793597589321, June 2-7, 2010
2010
Laminated glass, FedEx shipping box, accrued FedEx shipping and tracking labels, silicone, metal, and shipping tape
24 x 24 x 24 inches (61 x 61 x 61 cm)

Walead Beshty, Transparency

Transparency (Negative) [Kodak Portra 160NC Em. No. 3161: November 28–30, 2010 LAX/MIA/MIA/LAX]
2010
Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival ink jet print on Museo Silver Rag Paper
44 x 59.471 inches

Walead Beshty, Transparency

Transparency (Positive) [Fujichrome RDPIII Provia 100F Em. No. 05481: November 28–30, 2010 LAX/MIA/MIA/LAX]
2010
Epson Ultrachrome K3 archival ink jet print on Museo Silver Rag Paper
44 x 59.471 inches

Walead Beshty

Installation view of Passages
LAXART
Los Angeles, CA
2009

Walead Beshty

Installation view of Legibility on Color Backgrounds
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Washington, DC 2009

Walead Beshty

Installation view of Legibility on Color Backgrounds
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Washington, DC 2009

Walead Beshty

FedEx® Large Kraft Box ©2005 FEDEX 330510, First Overnight, Los Angeles-London trk#798173003782, October 2-5, 2009
2009-
Laminated Mirropane, FedEx shipping box, accrued FedEx tracking and shipping labels, silicone, metal, and shipping tape
24 x 24 x 24 inches

Walead Beshty

Gallery Director/Partner (Md'A-C), London, United Kingdom, October 9th 2009
2009
Epson UltraChrome K3 Inkjet print on Hahnemühle Photo Rag paper
20 x 30 inches

Walead Beshty

Installation view of Pulleys, Cogwheels, Mirrors, and Windows
University of Michigan Museum of Art
Ann Arbor, MI 2009

Walead Beshty

Fold (45 degree/135 degree directional light sources), June 24, 2008, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York, Foma Multigrade Fiber
2008
Black and white fiber based photographic paper
70 1/2 x 42 inches
 

Walead Beshty, Travel Picture Sunset

Travel Picture Rose [Tschaikowskistrasse 17 in multiple exposures*
(LAXFRATHF/TXLCPHSEALAX) March 27-April 3, 2006]
*Contax G-2, L-3 Communications eXaminer 3DX 6000, and InVision Technologies CTX 5000
2012
Chromogenic print
Framed: 51 x 91 1/2 inches (129.5 x 232.4 cm)

Walead Beshty

Travel Picture Rose [Tschaikowskistrasse 17 in mulitple exposures* (LAXFRATHF/TXLCPHSEALAX) March 27–April 3, 2006] *Contax G-2, L-3 Communications eXaminer 3DX 6000, and InVision Technologies CTX 5000, 2006/2008
Chromogenic print
87 x 49 inches

Walead Beshty

Installation view of Hammer Project: Walead Beshty, EMBASSY! (a dismal science waiting room)
Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA 2006