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David Diao, Lying 1, 2000, Acrylic on canvas, 79 x 115 inches (200.7 x 292.1 cm)

David Diao lives and works in New York. Recent solo exhibitions include Postmasters Gallery, New York (2022, 2019); Office Baroque, Antwerp (2020, 2016); Tanya Leighton, Berlin (2018); Gund Gallery at Kenyon College, Gambier, Ohio (2017); Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2015); The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut (2014); Galería Marta Cervera, Madrid (2014); and The Glass House, New Canaan, Connecticut (2014). Notable group exhibitions include M+, Hong Kong (2021); Le Consortium, Dijon (2019); Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (2014); and the 2014 Whitney Biennial.

Diao’s work is in the collections of the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Blanton Museum of Art, Austin; Brooklyn Museum, New York; Le Consortium, Dijon; Fonds national d’art contemporain, Paris; Fonds regional d’art contemporain, Brittany, France; M+ Collection, Hong Kong; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Taipei Fine Arts Museum; Vancouver Art Gallery; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, among others.

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