Tehran, Iran, 1981
Los Angeles, California
Yale University School of Art (M.F.A., 2006);
State University (B.F.A., B.A., 2004)
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Nottingham Contemporary, England.
Doctorow Prize for Contemporary Painting,"
Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City.
Image," Moderna Museet, Malmo�N and Moderna
Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam.
Man," Pilar Corrias,
Lombard-Freid Projects, New York.
Men," Pilar Corrias,
"ASS*AS*SIN: hashish anyone?" Lombard-Freid Projects, New York.
Mirrors," Lombard-Freid Projects, New York.
Selected Group Exhibitions
the Now? Identity as Potential!" 5th Marrakech
Space," Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York.
Recapturing the Radical Imagination," Go�Nteborg
"Future Generation Art Prize," Pinchuk Art
Borders: Contemporary Art in a Globalised World,"
Bristol Museum and Art Gallery, England.
Revolt against Reason," Apexart, New York.
"De Volkskrant Prijs," Stedelijk Museum Schiedam,
disappeared into complete silence," Museum De
Danish Pavilion, 54th Venice Biennale.
House," Singapore Biennale 2011.
Head and My Hand, There Is Always the
Death," Portland Institute for Contemporary
Drawings in Motion," The Drawing Center,
Smart Spaces, New York.
New York," MoMA PS1, Queens.
Tradition, Tradition of Future," Haus der
6th Liverpool Biennial, England.
Symbolic Efficiency of the Frame," 4th Tirana
Contemporary Art Biennial, Albania.
Generational: Younger Than Jesus," New Museum,
Andreas, Joa Ljungberg, Nam
Le, and Hans Ulrich
Obrist. Tala Madani: Rip Image.
Cologne: Walther Koenig.
Aram. "Men without Women," Frieze (January/
Chris. "Tala Madani," Kaleidoscope
G. "Stop(ped) Making Sense,"
Art Asia Pacific
Aguirre, Peio and Negar Azimi. Vitamin P2: New
Perspectives in Painting. New York: Phaidon.
Millard, Coline. "Tala Madani,"
"Postcards from Venice Pt.1: First Impressions,"
Frieze.com (June 1).
Gabriel. "Tala Madani," Time
Out London (May 23).
Kevin. "Greater New Yorkers: Tala Madani,"
T Magazine (June 2).
Merrily. "Tala Madani," Flash
2009 Amirsadeghi, Hossein. Different Sames:
in Contemporary Iranian Art. New York: Transglobe.
New Art from the Middle East. London: The
Al-Hadid, Diana. "Tala Madani," Bomb (Fall).
Richard. "Unveiled: New Art from the Middle
East at the Saatchi Gallery," The Telegraph (January 27).
Falconer, Morgan. "Tala Madani: Some men
become cake, and some have cake thrust upon
World Magazine (February/March).
Banai, Nuit. "Tala Madani:
Modern Painters (May).
Doug. "Tala Madani at
New York," Saatchi Magazine (March 30).
Roberta. "Tala Madani,
Smoke and Mirrors,"
The New York Times (March 30).
Barry. "First Take: Barry Schwabsky on
Tala Madani," Artforum (January).