Zak Kitnick
Lime in the Coconut

8 January to 27 February 2016
745 Fifth Avenue

Born in Los Angeles, California, 1984.

Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, B.F.A., 2006.
Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, M.F.A., 2015.

Lives in NYC, NY.


Mary Boone Gallery, NYC, NY. Lime In The Coconut.

Ribordy Contemporary Geneva, Switzerland. Ken Burns Effect.
C L E A R I N G, Brussels, Belgium. Peace.
Rowhouse Project, Baltimore, Maryland. People, Process, Product.
White Flag Library, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, Missouri.

Off Vendome, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Ribordy Contemporary Geneva, Switzerland.
Clifton Benevento, NYC, NY.

VAVA, Milan, Italy.
Clifton Benevento, NYC, NY.

Landings Project Space, Vestfossen, Norway.

Southfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. Murphy Beds.

Cleopatra’s, Brooklyn, New York. Ode to Joy.


White Cube, London, England. History of Nothing.

And Now, Dallas, Texas. Anna-Sophie Berger/Zak Kitnick.
Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland. Cookie Gate.
Clifton Benevento, NYC, NY. The Gentle Way (JUDO).
Michael Thibault Gallery, Los Angeles, California. The Subjects of the Artist.

Middlemarch, Brussels, Belgium. 173 East 94th Street./Chaussée de Waterloo 550.
David Zwirner Gallery, NYC, NY. To do as one would.
Lucien Terras, NYC, NY. Graham Durward, Heather Guertin, Zak Kitnick.
Carlier/Gebauer, Berlin, Germany. Memory Palaces.
MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York. Taster’s Choice.
Dieu Donné, NYC, NY. Imperfect Surfaces.

C L E A R I N G, Brussels, Belgium. A Wand Stirs the Juice.
JTT/Rachel Uffner Gallery, NYC, NY. Garage Show.
TEMP Art Space, NYC, NY. Correspondences: Ad Reinhardt at 100.
Zach Feuer Gallery, NYC, NY. Jew York.
247365, Brooklyn, New York. Group Show.
Michael Thibault Gallery, Los Angeles, California. It-Thou.
JTT, NYC, NY. Snout to Tail, Anna-Sophie Berger, Zak Kitnick, Sean Paul.

Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, California. Steel Life.
Volker Bradtke, Düsseldorf, Germany. WHY DO BIRDS SUDDENLY APPEAR?.
Westway Gallery, NYC, NY. Group Show.
D’Amelio Gallery, NYC, NY. Three Men and a Maybe.
Simon Preston Gallery, NYC, NY. Someone Has Stolen Our Tent.
Family Business, NYC, NY. Straight Up.
Room East, NYC, NY. Ruins in Reverse.

C L E A R I N G, Brooklyn, New York. To Follow.
Harris Lieberman, NYC, NY. Heads with Tails.
Mount Tremper Arts, Mount Tremper, New York. Productive Steps.
The Company, Los Angeles, California. Kenji Fujita, Zak Kitnick, Sam Pulitzer: Live at the Acropolis.
Kate Werble, NYC, NY. Waiting Ground.
Shane Campbell, Chicago, Illinois. Zak Kitnick and Valerie Snobeck.
The Emily Harvey Foundation, NYC, NY. Tax Day News & Smoke.
Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York. Not the Way You Remembered.
1500 Broadway, NYC, NY. Proposal for a Floor.
Southfirst Gallery, Brooklyn, New York. The Balloon.
Rachel Uffner Gallery, NYC, NY. Offset Summary.

Rachel Uffner Gallery, NYC, NY.
West Street Gallery, NYC, NY. Zak Kitnick STAMPS and Erik Lindman PHOTOGRAPHS.
Ideo Box, Miami, Florida. The Every Other Day.
Shoshana Wayne 2, Los Angeles, California. Last Minute Intervention.
Bugada & Cargnel, Paris, France. One Man’s Mess Is Another Man’s Masterpiece.
Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden. Zak Kitnick/Fredrik Værslev.
Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, California. Visionaries.

Socrates Sculpture Park, Long Island City, New York. EAF09: 2009 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition.
L’Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts de Brest, Brest, France. La Panique de Noyau.
MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York. Between Spaces.
John Connelly Presents, NYC, NY. Trade Secrets.
Carol Bove, Brooklyn, New York. Good Vibrations.
Light Industry, Brooklyn, New York. Speculative Frontier.
Artists Space, NYC, NY. If The Dogs Are Barking.
Hessel Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York. Changing Light Bulbs in Thin Air.
OHWOW, Miami, Florida. It Ain’t Fair.
Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö, Sweden. Showroom.

Artists Space, NYC, NY. Salad Days.
Talman + Monroe, Brooklyn, New York. Alone/Together.
Asia Song Society, NYC, NY. I Want a Little Sugar in My Bowl.
400 Morgan, Brooklyn, New York. O Natural.
Hart Space, Brooklyn, New York. Black Stars of the Silver Screen.

ASK, Kingston, New York. Ask.
UBS Gallery, Bard College Exhibition Center, Red Hook, New York. Coprolalia.


Taylor, Phil, Zak Kitnick, ARTFORUM.COM, 15 May 2015.

Heddaya, Mostafa, Around the World in 10 Booths at Frieze New York, ARTINFO.COM, 14 May 2015.

Cooper, Anneliese, EVOO Abounds at Frieze, ARTINFO.COM, 14 May 2015.

Greenberger, Alex, Zak Kitnick and D’Ette Nogel Bring Pure Olive Oil to Frieze, ARTNEWS.COM, 13 May 2015.

Bacon, Alex, “The Best Art is No Art (or Non-Art)” – Zak Kitnick’s Hamilton Beach Series, INTERMISSION MAGAZINE, Spring 2015, pp. 76-81.

Piejko, Jennifer, The Gentle Way (JUDO) at Clifton Benevento, FLASHARTONLINE.COM, March 2015.

Staff, The Gentle Way (JUDO), MOUSSE MAGAZINE, December 2014-January 2015.

Rubenstein, Dan, In Miami, Bally Builds a House by Jean Prouvé, T: THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE, 3 December 2014.

Mc Garry, Kevin, Art Basel Miami Beach’s Not-To-Be-Missed Parties and Events, THE NEW YORK TIMES, 28 November 2014.

Griffin, Jonathan, Paramount Ranch, ART AGENDA, 12 February 2014.

Wilson, Michael, Zak Kitnick/Clifton Benevento, ARTFORUM, September 2013, p. 413.

Stoppani, Bianca, Meet Brooklyn-based Artist Zak Kitnick, KALEIDOSCOPE, Summer 2013.

Rivers, Tina, Zak Kitnick/Clifton Benevento, ARTFORUM.COM, 10 May 2013.

Asfour, Nana, Zak Kitnick/Clifton Benevento, TIME OUT NEW YORK, 2-8 May 2013, p. 34.

Staff, Zak Kitnick/Clifton Benevento, CURAMAGAZINE.COM, 10 April 2013.

Russeth, Andrew, New York Artists Now, GALLERISTNY.COM, 23 February 2013.

Michaels, Susan, Fair Weather in Los Angeles: Making the Rounds at Art L.A. Contemporary, GALLERISTNY.COM, 28 January 2013.

Russeth, Andrew, “Snout to Tail” at JTT, GALLERISTNY.COM, 22 January 2013.

Russeth, Andrew, The Season Begins: Scrappy Expansion, Autopilot Art and New Avant-Garde, GALLERISTNY.COM, 11 September 2012.

Syms, Martine, Top 10 Summer shows – Rank 1: “Steel Life” at Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, KALEIDOSCOPE ONLINE, 14 August 2012.

Mc Garry, Kevin, Steel Life, ART AGENDA, 20 July 2012.

Tuck, Geoff, Steel Life, organized by Zak Kitnick, NOTES ON LOOKING, 3 July 2012.

Wagely, Catherine, Steel Life, L.A. WEEKLY, 28 June 2012.

Staff, Zak Kitnick/Clifton Benevento, New York, MOUSSE MAGAZINE, October-November 2011, pp. 223-224.

Merjian, Ara H., Zak Kitnick/Clifton Benevento, New York, ARTFORUM.COM, October 2011.

Staff, The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won’t Want to Miss, ARTINAMERICA.COM, 22 September 2011.

Staff, Zak Kitnick/Clifton Benevento, New York, MOUSSE MAGAZINE ONLINE, 20 September 2011.

Russeth, Andrew, Harvest Moon at 425 Oceanview Avenue, Brighton Beach, 16 MILES OF STRING, 20 September 2011.

Russeth, Andrew, ”Productive Steps” at Mount Tremper Arts, 16 MILES OF STRING, 5 September 2011.

Rice, Mallory, Zak Kitnick: Uncommon Projects, NYLON GUYS, July 2011, p. 31.

Ishmael, Amelia, What We Have In Common: Zak Kitnick, Valerie Snobeck, ARTSLANT, 30 May 2011.

Wolf, Jonah, Meet Brooklyn Sculptor Zak Kitnick, THE HUFFINGTON POST, 11 February 2011.

Staff, Offset Summary, THE NEW YORKER, 16 January 2011.

Wolf, Jonah, Zak Kitnick, In the Studio with the up-and-coming Brooklyn sculptor, PAPERMAG.COM, 16 July 2010.

Haraldseth, Geir, Interview with Zak Kitnick, LANDINGS, 21 January 2010, pp. 73-81.

Beeson, John, Between Spaces at PS1, BOMB, 6 November 2009.

Squibb, Stephen, Fall at PS1, IDIOM, 26 October 2009.

Gregory, Alice, EAF at Socrates, IDIOM, 1 October 2009.

Natham, Emily, Interview with Summer Guthery and Zak Kitnick, ARTSLANT, 16 May 2009.

Gartenfeld, Alex, Out-of-Site: Young Art in Miami, ART IN AMERICA, 12 January 2009.

Zhong, Fan, What’s the Polish Word for Art?, INTERVIEW, 17 December 2008.

For a full biography please contact the gallery.