Born 1985, New York, NY
Lives and works in New York, NY



Bachelor of Art, Columbia University, New York, NY


Yale Norfolk Painting Fellowship, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Solo Exhibitions


Helian, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

Erik Lindman, Almine Rech, Shanghai, China


Balke (Prélude), Almine Rech, Paris, France


Fal/Parsi, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY


Parsifal, Almine Rech, London, UK

Whelping Box: New Sculptures and Paintings, Ribordy Thetaz, Geneva, Switzerland

Sculptures: a Project by Erik Lindman with Photographs by David Schoerner, Emmanuel Barbault, New York, NY


Erik Lindman, Almine Rech, New York, NY


Metal Paintings, Almine Rech, London, UK

Torso, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland


Blanks, Almine Rech, Paris, France


Open Hands, Almine Rech, Brussels, Belgium


Do Not Touch Doubtful Things, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland


Human Personality, Almine Rech, Paris, France

Studio, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland


Erik Lindman, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK

One Year Edit, Golden Age, Chicago, IL


Erik Lindman, Photographs / Zak Kitnick, Stamps, West Street Gallery, New York, NY


House Wine, House Music, V&A, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions


Singing in Unison, Curated by Phong Bui, The Scully Tomasko Foundation, New York, NY


August Presentation, Almine Rech, Aspen, CO

100 Sculptures, Curated by Todd Von Ammon, Anonymous Gallery, New York, NY


Accrochage, Ribordy Thetaz, Geneva, Switzerland

100 Sculptures, Curated by Todd Von Ammon, No Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


100 Sculptures, Curated by Todd Von Ammon, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

Excavation, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, NY

The Surface of the East Coast: Différence, Curated by Marie Maertens, Ceysson & Bénétière, New York, NY

Gorchov, Lindman, Provosty, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland


The Surface of the East Coast: From Nice to New York, Curated by Marie Maertens, le 109, Nice, France

Painting or Not, Kaviar Factory, Lofoten, Norway


Expanding Frontiers: Propos d’Europe 15, curated by Rolf Hoff, Foundation Hippocrène, Paris, France

In Different Ways, Almine Rech, London, UK


30 / 130: Thirty Years of Books and Catalogs, etc. Bob Nickas at White Columns, White Columns, New York, NY

Bill Bollinger, Paul Czerlitzki, Erik Lindman, Ariel Schlesinger, Alan Uglow, Bischoff Projects, Frankfurt/M, Germany

The Painter of Modern Life, Curated by Bob Nickas, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

The Shell (Landscapes, Portraits & Shapes), Curated by Eric Troncy, Almine Rech, Paris, France


Lost and Found, Inigo Philbrick, London, UK


White, Dickinson, New York, NY

The Stand In (or A Glass of Milk), Curated by Alexandra Gaty, Public Fiction (The Museum of), Los Angeles, CA

LAT. 41° 7′ N., LONG. 72° 19′ W, Curated by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery (Summer Location), East Marion, NY

Neo Povera, Curated by Harmony Murphy, L&M Arts, Los Angeles, CA

19 Rue de Saintonge, Almine Rech, Paris, France


Pour une Grammaire du Hasard, Curated by Corrinne Charpentier, Kunsthalle FriArt Fribourg, Switzerland

Creature from the Blue Lagoon, Curated by Bob Nickas, Martos Gallery (Summer Location), Bridgehampton, NY

Telephone Paintings, Curated by Nicolas Trembley, Almine Rech at Art Basel 43, Basel, Switzerland

Traces, ACME, Los Angeles, CA

Soft Op: Strategies of Material Transformation, Modern Collections, London, UK

Into the Surface, Brand New Gallery, Milan, Italy

Ruins in Reverse, Room East, New York, NY


Golden Age: Reference Work, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Summer Meltdown, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

Addicted to Highs and Lows, Curated by Richard Aldrich, Bortolami, New York, NY

Alley Oop, OMMU, Athens, Greece

Harvest Moon, Curated by Ryan Foerster, 425 Ocean Avenue, New York, NY

Abstract and Traces, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland


New Work from New York, Golden Gallery, Chicago, IL

Young Curators, New Ideas III, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY

New Work, New York, Hannah Barry Gallery, London, UK



Artist Honoree: Artist x Artist Gala. Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC


The Louis Sudler Prize for Excellence in the Arts


Ellen B. Stoeckel Fellowship, Yale Norfolk Attendance Scholarship

Selected Press


Carey, Brainard. The Museum of Non-Visible Art: Interview on WYBCX Yale Radio, June 10th, 2022


Aubel, Damien. “The Eye and The Mind,” Transfuge, Issue 150, September 2021

The Editors of The Brooklyn Rail: The New Social Environment #389, September 20, 2021


Block, Louis. “Erik Lindman with Louis Block,” The Brooklyn Rail, October, 2020

Macadam, Barbara. “Erik Lindman: Fal/Parsi,” The Brooklyn Rail, October 7, 2020


Steer, Emily. “5 Questions with Erik Lindman,” Elephant Magazine, September 20, 2016

Espinasseau, Antoine. “The Shell,” Frog, Fall-Winter 2015 – 2016

Zahm, Olivier. “The Shell,” Purple Fashion, Fall/Winter 2015

The Editors of ArtNews. “Erik Lindman: Torso at Ribordy Contemporary” February 17, 2016


Corwin, William. “Around Town,” Frieze, Issue 172, Summer 2015

Loret, Eric. “‘The Shell,’ Patchwork in Progress,” Liberation, January 21, 2015


Trembley, Nicholas. “Erik Lindman,” Numéro, Issue 150, February 2014

Lorent, Claude. “Peindre Sans Frontières Mais Dans le Cadre,” La Libre Beligique, February 2014

Marcelis, Bernard. “Labyrinthe et Environnement Pictural à Bruxelles,” Le Quotidien de l’Art, January 22, 2014

Wynants, Jean-Marie. “Erik Lindman: Visite du Soir,” Le Mad, January 22, 2014


Rosenmeyer, Aoife. “A Grammar of the Accidental,” Frieze d/e, Issue 153 March 2013


Vogel, Carol. “Large Works and Big Changes at Art Basel: Inside Art,” The New York Times, June 14, 2012

The Editors of Mousse Magazine. “Into the Surface,” Mousse Magazine, February 6, 2012


Brazda, Bozidar. “Studio Visit,” Flash Art


Wullschlager, Jackie. “Critic’s Choice,” Financial Times (UK), May 22, 2010

Cashdan, Marina. “New Work, New York: Abstract Painting from America,” Modern Painters

Wullschlager, Jackie. “Driven to Abstraction,” Financial Times (UK), Issue 37, 298


Coburn, Tyler. “House Wine, House Music,” Art:Review, Issue 31

Kerr, Merrily. “Erik Lindman: House Wine, House Music,” Time Out New York, Issue 700

Russeth, Andrew. “House Wine, House Music,”


Gartenfeld, Alex. “Bring Me Back a T-Shirt: Critics Pick,”


Erik Lindman: Recent Paintings, 2023. Peter Blum Edition and Hassla Books, New York. ISBN: 978-1-940881-63-8

Drawings August 2018, 2019. Hassla Books, New York. ISBN: 978-1-940881-35-5

Photographs of Sculptures, 2019. Hassla Books, New York. ISBN: 978-1-940881-30-0

Blanks, 2016. Almine Rech Gallery, Belgium. ISBN: 978-2-930573-16-8

Open Hands, 2014. Almine Rech Gallery, Belgium. ISBN: 978-2-930573-12-0

On Painting, 2011. Hannah Barry Gallery, London


Erik Lindman Studio

Peter Blum

Almine Rech

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