romon kimin yang

Born in Daegu, South Korea, 1971
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

 

Education

BFA School of Visual Arts, New York
AAS Fashion Institute of Technology, New York

 

Selected Solo & 2/3 Man Exhibitions

2014

“Kill The Ego: Sound & Vision”, Korean American Film Festival, Brooklyn, New York

 

2013

“Turbo Arena”, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

“Rostarr & Saber”, Allouche Gallery, Soho, New York, with artist Saber

 

2012

“Ikonoclysm”, Gallery Common, Tokyo, Japan

 

2010-2009

“Kill The Ego: A Love Poem To New York", a Rostarr Film, curated by Label Dalbin & Soundwalk

Travels to "Hors Pistes Festival 2010”, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France; "Rojo Nova Festival”, Museu da Imagem e do Som, Sao Paulo, Brasil;

"Second Nature”, Fondation Vasarely, Aix En Provence, France; "Circuito Off: 2010 Venice International Short Film Festival", Venice, Italy;

Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY; "Moving Images Festival”, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa; "Festival Exit”, Maison des Arts Creteil, Paris, France

 

2009

“Oculus Velocitas”, Il Trifoglio Nero, Genova, Italy [Catalogue]

 

2008      

“Wreckless Abandon”, OHWOW Gallery, Miami, Florida [Catalogue]

“War Pen”, Leonard Street Gallery, London, England, with artist Doze Green

 

2007      

“Condition Black”, Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milano, Italy

“D.X.A”, Surrender Gallery, Singapore

 

2006

“Five Power”, Refill Gallery, Sydney, Australia [Catalogue]

 

2005      

“Neospectives”, Kinsey/Desforges, Culver City, California  

 

2003      

“InconXistence”, Dyezue Gallery, Nakameguro, Japan

"Final Modification II", Yamaha Gallery & Hakone Open Air Museum, Tokyo, Japan. with artists Jose Parla & Kami

 

2002      

“R.O.C.O.Q.O”, Carlos Irrizary Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

"Boomerang", Agnés b gallery, New York, N.Y., with artists Lee Quinones & José Parlá

"Final Modification I", Yamaha Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. with artists David Ellis & Kami 

"New American Painting " Galerie Valerie Cueto, Paris, France. with artists Dzine and Doze Green [Catalogue]

 

2001      

"X to Z", Alife, New York, New York [Catalogue]

"Graphysics A.W.T.C.", Houston Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 

 

2000     

 “Icon-Odyssey”, K-Bond, Los Angeles, California

 

1999

"B®ANDS©APES", Houston Gallery, Seattle, Washington

 

1998

“Unknown Style Opponent”, B.O.B. Gallery, New York, New York

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

“Art of a Political Revolution”, The Hole, New York, NY

“Previously”, Galleria Patricia Armocida, Milan, Italy

“A Conversation Between Friends”, Jonathan Levine Gallery, Art Basel, Miami

 

2015

“Americana”, Allouche Gallery, East Hampton, New York

“Concrete Alphabets”, 886 Geary, San Francisco, California

“Forty Somethings”, Allouche Gallery, East Hampton, New York

“Surface by Soren Solkaer: Portraits and Paintings of and by Artists”, Allouche Gallery, New York, NY

 

2014

"Beast Astray", Known Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

“Feel Life”, Kate Shin Gallery, New York, NY

 

2013
“Calligraffiti 1984/2013”, Leila Heller Gallery, Chelsea, New York, curated by Jeffrey Deitch and Leila Heller [Catalogue]

“Abu Dhabi Art Fair”, Leila Heller Gallery, Abu Dhabi, UAE

“Library”, Hidden Champion Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2012

“DYZ: Experimental Art Surfshop”, Dyezu Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

“City Of Fire”, curated by Arrested Motion, Stephen Webster, Los Angeles, CA

“Quarante Par Trente”, Galerie L.J., Paris, France

“F*CK ART”,  Museum of Sex, New York, NY

“Casa De Empeño”, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

“Making Faces”, Allouche Gallery, New York, NY

 

2011

“Hors Pistes Tokyo”, Centre Georges Pompidou Selections, Uplink Factory, Tokyo, Japan

“Abstractions”, Allouche Gallery, New York, NY [Catalogue]

“Flash”, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY

“Stars and Stripes Forever”, Agnes b. Gallery, New York, NY, with artists Dan Colen, Ryan Mcginley, Jose Parla, Ryan McGinness, Bast and others

“Art Machine”, The Hole, New York, NY, curated by Alife

 

2010

“The New Grand Tour”, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, New York, NY, with artists Jose Parla, Deanne Cheuk, Suitman, Davi Russo and Rey Parla [Catalogue]

“Les Territoires de l’Art Modeste”, Musée International des Arts Modestes, Sète, France [Catalogue]

“Street/Studio 2.0”, Irvine Contemporary, Washington, D.C. with artists Jose Parla, David Ellis, Swoon, Shepard Fairey, Dalek, Chris Mendoza and Gaia

“The Draw Show”, Museo de la Cuidad de Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico [Catalogue]

 “Joyride: Bicyle Film Festival, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY

“Nap Boule”, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Sascha Jenkins

“Barnstormers”, Joshua Liner Gallery, New York, NY

“Scope Art Fair”, Anonymous Gallery, Art Basel, Miami with artists Greg Lamarche, Erik Foss, Eric Haze and David Ellis

 

2009-2004

"Beautiful Losers: Contemporary Art And Street Culture", curated by Aaron Rose & Christian Strike [Book] & [Film]

Travels to: Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA;

Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; The Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD;

The University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL; Fondazione La Triennale, Milan, Italy;

Le Tri Postal, Lille, France; Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland; La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain

 

2009

“Subculture Capital”, Anonymous Gallery, New York, N.Y., with artists Rammellzee, Ronnie Cutrone and Kostas Seremitis, curated by Romon Yang

 “Scope Art Fair”, Anonymous Gallery, Art Basel, Miami, with artists Maya Hayuk and David Ellis

“Hadiith: Contemporary Conversation”, Cuadro Fine Arts, Dubai, U.A.E. with artists Phil Frost, Futura 2000 and others [Catalogue]

“Manifest Hope: DC”, Irvine Contemporary Art, Washington, D.C., curated by Shepard Fairey [Book]

 

2008

“Now Jump”, Nam June Paik Art Center, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea, installation with Nam Jun Paik [Catalogue]

“The New Grand Tour pt II”, DNA Space, 798 District, Beijing, China. With artists José Parlá, Suitman, Deanne Cheuk and Davi Russo [Catalogue]

 

2007      

“The New Grand Tour pt I”, Brave Art, Hong Kong, China. With artists José Parlá, Suitman, Deanne Cheuk and Davi Russo [Catalogue]

“Circa Art Fair”, Carlos Irizarry Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 

2006      

“Ugly Winners”, Galerie Du Jour, Paris, France, curated by Agnés b, Aaron Rose & Christian Strike

“High Math”, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, curated by Arkitip

“Yankee Doodle Flea Market & Art Show”, Hillside Terrace, Daikanyama, Japan, curated by James Fuentes & United Bamboo

 

2005      

“Serendip”, White Box Gallery, Chelsea, NY

“Casita”, Museo De Arte De Puerto Rico, San Juan, P.R. with The Barnstormers

 

2004      

"Kitty E.X./30th Anniversary", Mori Musuem, Tokyo, Japan [Catalogue]

“Pictography”, Art Basel, Miami, with artists José Parlá, Chris Mendoza and Stefan Ruiz

“Barnstormers Retrospective”, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC

“Unseen Messages: Barnstormers”, Transport Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2003    

"What About New York?", Galerie Du Jour, Paris, France.

"Sessions: The Bowl", Deitch Projects, Wooster St, NY

“Alife Store”, Deitch Projects, Grand St, NY

"Barnstormers: Mind Hive Soundsystem", Lump Gallery, Raleigh, NC

"Move 9: Lead Poisoning", New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.

 

2002      

"Barnstormers", Museo De Arte, Puerto Rico, San Juan, P.R.

"Streetwise", Apart Gallery, London, U.K. 

"Yuzen History Mix", Chiso Yuzen Gallery, Kyoto, Japan, curated by Nigo (Bape) and Thunderbirds,

“Candela Arts Festival”, Galleria Carlos Irizarry, San Juan, P.R.

“Barn Painting Project III”, Public work, Cameron, NC, with The Barnstormers

“Working People”, Public work, Binghamton, NY, with The Barnstormers

 

2001      

“No Condition Is Permanent”, Smackmellon Gallery, Dumbo, Brooklyn NY. with The Barnstormers

“Free Activation II”, curated by Alex Calderwood, ALife, New York, NY with artist Misha Hollenbach aka Perks

“Barnstormers”, Society Des Arts Technologique, Montreal, Canada

 

2000

“Free Activation I”, Beams Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Alex Calderwood

“Barnstormers”, Fishtank Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

“Barn Painting Project II”, Public work, Cameron, NC, with The Barnstormers

 

1999      

"Lifer", Rove Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Kenny Schacter

"Paradise 8", Exit Art, New York, NY, curated by Kenny Schacter

“Barn Painting Project I”, Public work, Cameron, NC. with The Barnstormers

 

1998

“Rostarr & Jamil GS”, 407 Gallery, New York, NY, curated by Donald Hearn/ORFI

“Collude Intrude”, Creative Time, Brooklyn Anchorage, NY. with artists Kaws, Phil Frost, Steve ‘Espo’ Powers and David Ellis, curated by Romon Yang

“Young Guns II”, Art Directors Club Gallery, New York, NY

 

1996

“Young Guns I”, Art Directors Club Gallery, New York, NY

 

1995      

"Custom Corpse", ACME Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

 

Filmography

2009

“Kill The Ego”, a film by Rostarr, in collaboration with Soundwalk, directed by Jim Helton & Ron Patane, production by Label Dalbin

 

2008

"5 Days In October", directed by Rostarr, OHWOW Gallery

 

2006

“Percussive Movement”, directed by Rostarr, music by Truth & Soul Records

 

2005

“Next: A Primer on Urban Painting”, Agnés B & Love Streams Productions

“The Run Up”, directed by Joey Garfield, Upper Playground

“360”, Barnstormers Films

 

2004

“Letter to the President”, Barnstormers Films

 

2002

“Apostrophe”, Barnstormers Films, Gas Book Japan

 

2001

“No Condition Is Permanent”, Barnstormers Films

 

 

Publications

2010

 “Les Territoires de l’Art Modeste: Rostarr”, Musée International des Arts Modestes

“The New Grand Tour”, Bryce Wolkowitz Gallery, forward by Amanda Bhalla Wilkes

 

2009

“Rostarr: Oculus Velocitas”, Il Trifoglio Nero Gallery, essay by Michael Betancourt

 

2008

“Rostarr: Wreckless Abandon”, OHWOW Gallery, essay by Alexandra Chang and Rey Parla

“The New Grand Tour”, Brave Art Gallery and Diesel

 

2006   

"Rostarr: Five Power", Refill Gallery

 

2001      

"Rostarr: Graphysics", Alife

 


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