Sam Messenger

Index
Verso
Horizon
13 Cycles
Cryograph
Fracture
Frozen
Six Veils
Rules/Curves
Graph
Forms
Piccadillies
Easy Target
Letterpress
1000 Pictures
Info

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Messenger's work has been shown in various exhibitions internationally, including:
2019 Verso, Davidson Gallery, New York (solo) (illustrated catalogue, foreword by Frances Jacobus-Paker)
2018 Contemporary Works on Paper, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Tactile Line, Bartha Contemporary, London
2017 Sam Messenger, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco (solo) (BlouinArtinfo review)
Horizon, ADAA The Art Show, Park Avenue Armory, New York (solo) illustrated catalogue
2016 Dot, Dash, Dissolve, from the collection of JoAnn Gonzalez Hickey, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
13 Cycles, Davidson Contemporary, New York (solo) (illustrated catalogue) (Artnet review)
2015 Drawing with Metal, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London
Important Works on Paper, Jonathan Novak Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
2014 Fracture, Davidson Contemporary, New York (solo) (illustrated catalogue, foreword by Jacqui McIntosh)
Line: Making the Mark, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Pencil / Line / Eraser, Carroll/Fletcher, London
mimēma, Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London
Four Decades, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco
Paper Jam, Neuberger Museum of Art, New York
Abstract Drawing, curated by Richard Deacon, Drawing Room, London (illustrated catalogue) (Guardian review)
Early Drawings, Davidson Contemporary, New York (solo) (illustrated catalogue) (ARTnews review)
2012 Contemporary Watercolour, curated by Veronica Roberts, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York
Textility, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, New Jersey (illustrated catalogue)
2011 The Art of Collecting Flint Institute of Arts, Michigan
Six Veils, Davidson Contemporary, New York (solo) (illustrated catalogue, foreword by Lisa Graziose Corrin) (Art in America review)
40 Artists-80 Drawings, Burton Art Gallery and Museum, Devon, UK
Reflections on a Museum, Williams College Museum of Art, Massachusetts
2010 Now WHAT?, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach
2009 Contained Thoughts, The Courtauld Institute of Arts, London
2008 Straightedge, Davidson Contemporary, New York (solo)
You Silently (Two), The Courtauld Institute of Arts, London
Blink, Cut + Repeat, The Courtauld Institute of Arts, London
2006 Jerwood Drawing, various UK locations
2005 Jerwood Drawing, Jerwood Arts, London and various UK locations

Work is held in both private and public collections including:
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts
Museum of Art Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island