About Thaddeus Strode
Thaddeus Strode studied at Otis/Parsons Art Institute, and California Institute of the Arts, earning a BFA degree from the latter in 1986. His work has been exhibited across the United States and internationally, in more than twenty solo gallery shows that include the Kunstverein Heilbronn, Germany; neugerriemschneider in Berlin; Galerie Michael Janssen in Cologne; Galleria Gio Marconi in Milan and Cirrus Gallery in Los Angeles, among others. In 2008, The Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum at Washington State University in St. Louis, presented, “Thaddeus Strode: Absolutes and Nothings”. Recent group exhibitions include Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; “Pure Beauty” at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles, Imagination becomes Reality, at the ZKM in Karlsruhe, Germany; KLF: Strictly Painting, at the KLF Project Space in New York; at the Staatsgalerie in Stuttgart, among others.
He lives, breathes, and works in Los Angeles.
(CV available on request)
ABOUT MY PROCESS
My work can combine, but not limited to, elements of painting, drawing, sculpture, performance, film/sound, text. Referencing sources that include the popular surf and skateboard culture of my home state California, rock music, film, pop culture, comic books and philosophy.
“While thematically doing away with separation and difference, Strode’s work layers distinct materials and genres,
…Juxtaposing humor and horror, Strode intersperses animals and mythical beings with rainbows and chains”
Alex Weinstein, “Beat me outta me, Thaddeus Strode”Surfer’s Journal magazine
Represented by neugerriemschneider , Berlin, Germany
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