David Reed, #064, 1974, oil on canvas, 76 × 56 inches (193 ×142 cm), Sammlung Goetz, München
David Reed was born in 1946 in San Diego, California and currently lives and works in New York. His work is featured in institutional collections worldwide, including the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo; The Art Institute of Chicago; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; FRAC – Auverge, Clermont Ferrand; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main; Kunstmuseum St. Gallen; The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego; National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach; Virginia Museum of Fine Art, Richmond; Roswell Museum and Art Center, NM; Sammlung Goetz, Munich; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; and Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS, among others. Recent solo institutional exhibitions include “David Reed - You look good in blue,” Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland (2001, traveled to Kunstverein Hannover, Germany); “Leave Yourself Behind. Paintings and Special Projects 1967–2005,” Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, KS (2005, traveled to Roswell Museum and Art Center, NM; Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles); “David Reed: Lives of Paintings,” Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Reed College, Portland, OR (2008); “David Reed – Heart of Glass, Paintings and Drawings 1967–2012,” Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany (2012); “The Mirror and The Pool,” Kunstmuseum Krefeld, Museum Haus Lange, Germany (2015); “Two by Two: Mary Heilmann & David Reed,” Museum für Gegenwart, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany (2015), and “David Reed: Vice and Reflection – An Old Painting, New Paintings and Animations,” Pérez Art Museum, Miami, FL (2016).