For further information on Theaster Gates, please contact his studio

http://www.theastergates.com

For further information on Theaster Gates, please contact his studio


Installation view, Theaster Gates: 13th Ballad, MCA Chicago

May 18–Oct 6, 2013
Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago

Installation view,  <i/>Theaster Gates: 13th Ballad</i>, MCA Chicago

Installation view,  <i/>Theaster Gates: 13th Ballad</i>, MCA Chicago

Installation view,  <i/>Theaster Gates: 13th Ballad</i>, MCA Chicago

Installation view,  <i/>Theaster Gates: 13th Ballad</i>, MCA Chicago

Installation view,  <i/>Theaster Gates: 13th Ballad</i>, MCA Chicago

Installation view,  <i/>Theaster Gates: 13th Ballad</i>, MCA Chicago


Installation of Prima Materia at Punta della Dogana, Pinault Foundation, Venice

2013

Images courtesy of © Palazzo Grassi, ORCH orsenigo_chemollo.

Installation of Prima Materia at Punta della Dogana, Pinault Foundation, Venice

Installation of Prima Materia at Punta della Dogana, Pinault Foundation, Venice

Installation of Prima Materia at Punta della Dogana, Pinault Foundation, Venice


A Casual Evening Leaning From My Room To Performances Below Me

2013
Wood
94” x 78” x 4” overall

A Casual Evening Leaning From My Room To Performances Below Me


Long Rickshaw (unofficial title)

2013
Wood, wheels
27.5” x 125” x 21”

Long Rickshaw (unofficial title)

Long Rickshaw (unofficial title)

Long Rickshaw (unofficial title)


Dinner with the King

2012
wood and ceramic wares
55 1/2" x 23" x 31 1/2"

Dinner with the King


12 Ballads for Huguenot House

2012
dOCUMENTA (13)

12 Ballads for Huguenot House

12 Ballads for Huguenot House


12 Ballads for the Huguenot House

2012
Performance

dOCUMENTA (13)

12 Ballads for the Huguenot House


12 Ballads for the Huguenot House

2012
Performance

dOCUMENTA (13)

12 Ballads for the Huguenot House


Soul Food Starter Kit for 5

2012
oak, brass, cedar, stoneware and glazes
60" h x 30" x 20" d

Soul Food Starter Kit for 5

Soul Food Starter Kit for 5

Soul Food Starter Kit for 5


Images from 'Holding Court' Theaster Gates Armory Show Commissioned Artist

2012

Images from 'Holding Court' Theaster Gates Armory Show Commissioned Artist

Images from 'Holding Court' Theaster Gates Armory Show Commissioned Artist

Images from 'Holding Court' Theaster Gates Armory Show Commissioned Artist

Images from 'Holding Court' Theaster Gates Armory Show Commissioned Artist


Installation Views of 'Listening Room' at Seattle Art Museum December 8th - July 1st, 2012

2011-2012

Records are from the Dr. Wax Archive from Dorchester Projects Chicago.

Installation Views of 'Listening Room' at Seattle Art Museum December 8th - July 1st, 2012

Installation Views of 'Listening Room' at Seattle Art Museum December 8th - July 1st, 2012

Installation Views of 'Listening Room' at Seattle Art Museum December 8th - July 1st, 2012

Installation Views of 'Listening Room' at Seattle Art Museum December 8th - July 1st, 2012

Installation Views of 'Listening Room' at Seattle Art Museum December 8th - July 1st, 2012

Installation Views of 'Listening Room' at Seattle Art Museum December 8th - July 1st, 2012

Installation Views of 'Listening Room' at Seattle Art Museum December 8th - July 1st, 2012


Installation view of Theaster Gates: Epitaph for Civil Rights at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.

Installation view of Theaster Gates: Epitaph for Civil Rights at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.

Installation view of Theaster Gates: Epitaph for Civil Rights at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.

Installation view of Theaster Gates: Epitaph for Civil Rights at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.

Installation view of Theaster Gates: Epitaph for Civil Rights at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.

Installation view of Theaster Gates: Epitaph for Civil Rights at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.

Installation view of Theaster Gates: Epitaph for Civil Rights at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.

Installation view of Theaster Gates: Epitaph for Civil Rights at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.

Installation view of Theaster Gates: Epitaph for Civil Rights at The Geffen Contemporary at The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, October 1, 2011 to February 13, 2012.


Glass Pavillion

2011
wood, hose, metal, glass lantern slides
8' x 9' x 8'

Glass Pavillion

Glass Pavillion

Glass Pavillion

Glass Pavillion

Glass Pavillion

Glass Pavillion


Installation view of Stand-Ins for a Period of Wreckage

2011
white concrete and porcelain

Art Public Art Basel Miami Beach 2011 in front of Bass Museum of Art

Installation view of Stand-Ins for a Period of Wreckage

Installation view of Stand-Ins for a Period of Wreckage

Installation view of Stand-Ins for a Period of Wreckage

Installation view of Stand-Ins for a Period of Wreckage


In the Event of Race Riot (Large White Frame)

2011
wood, hose, glass
75.5" x 46" x 6.5"

In the Event of Race Riot (Large White Frame)


Installation Views of "An Epitaph for Civil Rights and Other Domesticated Structures"

2011

Kavi Gupta CHICAGO

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In the Event of Race Riot VIII

2011
wood, glass, hose
25" x 32" x 5"

In the Event of Race Riot VIII


Socket

2011
white cement, glass, wood, and metal
35" x 35" x 3"

Socket


Small Stack

2011
white cement, glass, and plates
15" x 12" x 12"

Small Stack


Love Seat

2011
white cement, glass, wood, fabric
35" x 35" x 3"

Love Seat


Mantle with Hose

2011
wood, hose, glass
33" x 40" x 9"

Mantle with Hose


Chair for Mr. Perry

2011
wood, glass, chair
48" x 29" x 12"

Chair for Mr. Perry

Chair for Mr. Perry


Civil Throw Rugs I

2011
hoses - 10 stacked rugs
30" x 48" x 10"

Civil Throw Rugs I


Low Backs

2010
wood and metal
47" x 34" x 23" each

Low Backs

Low Backs

Low Backs


Installation view

2011

Recent works: "In the Event of Race Riot", "Whyte Paintings", and "Untitled"

Installation view

Installation view


NGGRWR 0003

2010
porcelain, composite gold and wood
26" x 32" x 5"

NGGRWR 0003


A.N.N.A.P. (Black)

2011
wood relief
5' diameter

A.N.N.A.P. (Black)


Installation view Shoe Shine Stands

2010
wood, upholstery and metal
variable

Installation view Shoe Shine Stands


House of Shine

2010
Illuminated LED sign, steel and aluminum
20" x 14" x 8"
Edition of 3

Whitney Biennial 2010

House of Shine


A.N.N.A.P.

2010
Illuminated LED sign, steel and aluminum
16" x 16" x 6"
Edition of 3

A.N.N.A.P.


Copper Shoe Shine

2010
wood, copper, light, metal
13' h x 3.5' w x 2.5' d

From the "Cosmology of the Yard" WHITNEY BIENNIAL 2010

Copper Shoe Shine


Cosmology of the Yard

2010

Whitney Biennial 2010

Cosmology of the Yard

Cosmology of the Yard

Cosmology of the Yard

Cosmology of the Yard

Cosmology of the Yard


Installation View (Whyte Paintings)

2010
Porcelain

Installation View (Whyte Paintings)


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