Larry Krone

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"Then and Now (Cape Collaboration)" , 2012 Found Embroidered Fabric, Sequins, Beads, Yarn 58 X 32 X 22" (10 X 10' Laid Flat) © Larry Krone
"Margaritaville", 1994 Hair, Hairspray, Waxed Paper, Tape Behind Glass 8 X 15' © Larry Krone
"Margaritaville" , 1994 Hair, Hairspray, Waxed Paper, Tape Behind Glass 8 X 15' © Larry Krone
"Love is in the Air (Mt. Eisenhower)" , 1997 Ink On Vintage Postcard 3 1/2 X 5 1/2" © Larry Krone
Original drawing for "Take me Back" invite , 2004 Ink And Pencil On Paper 5 1/2 X 4 1/4" © Larry Krone
Invite image for "Larry Krone: Together Again" at Pierogi November 15-December 22 (Self Portrait in my Studio), 2013 © Larry Krone
"Wisdom Tooth Fool Doll (Amanda 2)" , 1993 Wisdom Tooth, Enamel Paint, Silk, Glass Beads, Silver 3 1/2" High © Larry Krone / collection of Laura Margulies and Lawrence Seward
"Then and Now (Cape Collaboration)" , 2012 Found Embroidered Fabric, Sequins, Beads, Yarn 58 X 32 X 22" (10 X 10' Laid Flat) © Larry Krone
"Then and Now (Hay Bale #2), 2009 Yarn, Canvas, Muslin 18 X 15 X 40" © Larry Krone
performance still of "Something Beautiful" at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis (also pictured: Tom Buescher) , 2006 © photo by Sarah Carmody
performance still of "Something Beautiful" at the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis , 2006 © Sarah Carmody
"Then and Now (Collaboration #1)" , 2007 Yarn 19 X 21" © Larry Krone
"Then and Now (Rainbow Order)" , 2007 Yarn, God's Eye, Hanging Hardware 44 X 39" © Larry Krone
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Born in Chicago, IL in 1970, Larry Krone was raised in St. Louis, MO and now lives and works in New York City’s East Village. He has been exhibiting his drawings, sculptures, installations and videos since the early 1990s, including The Whitney Museum of American Art Philip Morris Branch and the Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis who, in 2006 presented “Larry Krone: Artist/Entertainer,” a ten-year retrospective of Larry Krone’s visual and performance work.

Born in 1970 in Chicago; raised in St. Louis; lives and works in New York City.

Attended New York University  (BS 1993) and The Art Institute of Florence.


           2013    Millay Colony Residency

           2012    MacDowell Colony Fellowship

           2011    MacDowell Colony Fellowship

           2009    NYFA Fellowship in Crafts

                       Hot Iron Press Visiting Artist (with the Ford Foundation), New Orleans

           2006    Peter S. Reed Foundation

           1998    Ceramica Contemporania Factory Residency, Guadalajara, Mexico

Solo and two-person exhibitions

           2013    Larry Krone Together Again, Pierogi, New York

           2012    Here I Am, PTSL Gallery, St. Louis

        2011    Larry Krone’s Contemporary Country Music Museum (New View project space),  curated by Sue Spaid, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore

           2010    Transformation, Dixon Place/The Secret City, NYC

           2009    Then and Now, Theatrelab/The Secret City, NYC

                       Stranger in My Mirror, Front Gallery, New Orleans

           2007    Larry Krone’s Campfire Exposition, Museum of Contemporary Craft/PICA, Portland

                       Love is in the Air, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR

2006   Artist/Entertainer, curated by S. Fitzgerald,Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis (cat.)

  Love is in the Air, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis

2002   The Grand Tour, William Shearburn Fine Arts, St. Louis

2000  Crazy, Mark Pasek Gallery, New York (cat.)

            Deep (two-person w/ Bruno Pelassy),Mark Pasek Gallery, New York

           1999    Patches,Croxhapox, Gent, Belgium

           1998    To All the Girls I’ve Loved Before, curated by M. Watkin, Forum for Contemp Art, STL (cat.)

                       Larry Krone & Karen Kimmel, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston

                       Circular Circle (two-person w/ Dianna Frid), P.S. 122 Gallery, NYC

           1996    Wanted:, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, NYC

                       I’ll Never Break Your Heart, AUTOMATIC Art Gallery, Chicago

                       Corinne Carlson and Larry Krone, The Or Gallery, Vancouver

           1995    Lonely, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery, Berlin

                       Margaritaville, North Gallery, Ringling School of Art & Design, Sarasota, FL

Group exhibitions

2013    Not-so-Common Threads, curated by John Chaich, Leslie Lohman Gallery, NYC

Sous nos yeux, curated by Georgia Kotretsos, La Kunsthalle, Mulhouse, France

Folks I Like, curated by Bobby Lucy, Dixon Place Gallery, NYC

Doing Pennants, curated by Paul Evans, 5th Floor Gallery, LA

2011    LOL: A Decade of Antic Art, curated by Sue Spaid, Contemp. Museum, Baltimore

            Mixed Messages, curated by John Chaich, la MaMa Gallery, NYC

WILLIAMSBURG2000, curated by Larry Walczak, Art 101, Brooklyn, NY

2010    Last Call, PS122 Gallery, NYC

Ten Years Hunting – [The Trophy Room], Parker’s Box, Brooklyn, NY

The Slinger, Boots Contemporary Art Space, St. Louis

The PDA Show, curated by Laura Sharp Wilson, various sites, Salt Lake City, UT

2009    Stage II, curated by Wayne Northcross, The Project Gallery, NYC

2008    intransit, curated by Omar Lopez Chahoud, Moti Hasson Gallery, NYC

            20|08. Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis

40 Artists: Small Scale, Philip Slein Gallery, St. Louis

2007    Well Dressed, curated by Meridith McNeal,Nathan Cummings Foundation, NYC

The Sloganeers, curated by Liz Flyntz,DCAC, Washington DC

Red Badge of Courage, curated by Omar Lopez Chahoud, NCA, Newark, NJ

Between What is Said and Not Said, Red Dot Contemporary, W. Palm Beach, FL

The HandMaking, curated by Amy Lipton, Abington Art Center, Jenkintown, PA

Come One, Come All, curated by Summer Guthery & Sophie Landres, 3rd Ward, Bklyn

2006    Pulse Miami Art Fair, Freight & Volume (New York), Miami Beach

            You have to be almost gifted to do what I do., Alexander & Bonin, NYC

            Things We Love, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston

            10 Curatorial Perspectives, curated by Wayne Northcross, Haven Arts, Bronx, NY

2005    Reconfigure, Pierogi 2000, Brooklyn, NY

My Life Began at Conception, curated by Annika Sundvik,Snakeshow, NYC

2004    New American Story Art, eyewash @ Parker’s Box, NYC

            Workspaces and Windows, Jamaica Center for Art & Learning, NYC

2003      Mama’s Boy, curated by Jane Harris, White Columns, NYC

NADA Art Fair, curated by Mary Spirito,The Lincoln, Miami Beach

2002    Salon Style, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston

                  Five by Five, curated by Shamim Momin, Whitney Museum at Philip Morris, NYC

                  Hash Brown Potatoes, curated by Omar Lopez Chahoud, Smack Mellon Studios, Bklyn

Power Ballads, Rupert Goldsworthy Gallery

2001    The Brewster Project, curated by Christopher K. Ho,Brewster, NY

                       All American, curated by Ellen Altfest, Bellwether, NYC

            Paper, Mark Pasek Gallery

2000      Off the Record (Music in Art), curated by S.Horodner,Bucknell Gallery, Lewisburg, PA

            “Representing”: A Show of Identities, I. Schaffner, Parrish Art Museum, Southamptn, NY

            I Saw Stars, curated by Leslie Brack, Momenta Art, NYC

Almost Warm and Fuzzy, Tacoma Art Museum, Washington; P.S. 1, N Y (2001)

Sidelong Glance, curated by Omar Lopez Chahoud, im n il, NYC

Superduper New York, Pierogi 2000, NYC 

Deterritorialization of Process, curated by Michael Joo, Artists Space, NYC

1999      Souvenirs/Documents, PS122 Gallery, NYC

            Art For Park, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY  

            Nobodies Home, curated by Peter Scott, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY

           1998    Overcoat curated by Jesse Bercowetz, various public sites, NYC

                       A la fabrica (To the Factory), Fabrica de Ceramica de Tlaquepaque, Mexico

                       Summer Show, Debs & Co., NYC

                       Materialism, curated by Katie Gass,The Art Store, NYC

                       Still, De Chiara/Stewart, NYC

                       Second New York State Biennial, NYC State Museum, Albany (catalog)

                       Shake, PS 122 Gallery, NYC

                       May 17, 1998, curated by Anton Vidokle, Cold Spring, NYC

                       Whatareyanutz? Curated by Matt Muro, Knitting Factory, NYC

                       Posted @ Beret, Beret International Gallery, Chicago (on-line catalog, il.)

                       Fold it Into a Box, Space 2D, NYC

           1997    Know New York , Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon

                       First Look , Downtown Arts Festival, NYC

                       Current Undercurrent , Brooklyn Museum, NYC                

                       Gramercy International Photography Fair, SoHo Grand Hotel, NYC      

                       Existing Things, curated by Anton Vidokle, Paco das Artes, Sao Paolo, Brazil (catalog)

                       The Power of Words and Signs, Index Gallery, Osaka, Japan/ 8th Floor Gallery, NY

                       Your Home is an Ideal Place For Crying, Bedroom Gallery Bathroom Gallery, Paris

                       Benefit Auction, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC

           1996    Suture, Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn

                       A Labor of Love, curated by Marcia Tucker, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC

                       Time Wise, curated by Carin Kuoni, The Swiss Institute, NYC

                       Romper Room, Threadwaxing Space, NYC / Diverseworks, Houston (1997)

                       Reader, curated by Katie Gass, Curt Marcus Gallery, NYC

                       B.F.K.L.T. , curated by Susie Kravets, Silverstein Gallery, NYC

                       3rd annual Gramercy Art Fair, Rupert Goldsworthy Suite, NYC

                       Austerity Measures, 214 Lafayette, NYC

                       Monchengladbachconcert , Annika Sundvik Gallery, NYC

                       Fancy, curated by Karen Kimmel, Pilot Arts, NYC

                       So You Wanna be a Rock & Roll Star, curated by Dominic Molon, MCA, Chicago

                       A few bright seconds, curated by Bradley Rubenstein, VOID, NYC

                       Pet Paintings, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston

                       The Art (S)exchange, Kunst Editions New York Space, NYC

                       Facades, Relics, and Meditations, Beyond the Horizon Gallery, Nashville

           1995     Imaginary Beings, EXIT ART/ The First World, NYC

                       On Beyond The Book, curated by Mel Watkin, Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis

               Petty Schemes and Grand Designs, 319 Grand Street,NYC  

ObcKession, TZ’ART & Co. Gallery, NYC                             

                       Come (and get it), curated by Catherine Spencer, Radix Gallery, Phoenix

                       The Drawing Show, Bernard Toale Gallery, Boston

           1994     Selections Fall ‘94: INSTALLATIONS, The Drawing Center, NYC

                       Small Works, Sculpture Center, NYC

                        BLAST Art Benefit, TZ’ART & Co. Gallery, NYC

1993     10"x10"x10", TZ'ART & Co.Gallery, NYC

            Beyond Body: Animate & Inanimate, 494 Gallery, NYC

Performances and installations

2013    Cinco de Frisco, BrainWash, San Francisco

I’m Always Changing, Hunter MFA Building, NYC

Forget my Name, Café Chillo, Brooklyn

2012    Tears Tell the Story, Otto’s Shrunken Head, NYC

Our Hit Parade, Joe’s Pub, NYC

2011    Not Enough Birds!, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore

            It’s the Song (with Jim Andralis), The Secret City/Dixon Place, NYC

            Our Hit Parade, Joe’s Pub, NYC

2010    The Picture of Dorian Gray, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn

Saturated Laughter,Grace Exhibition Space, Brooklyn

The Art World Home Companion (with Pablo Helguera), Smack Mellon, Bklyn The Slinger, Boots Contemporary Art Space, St. Louis

            Our Hit Parade, Joe’s Pub, NYC

2009    Don’t Tell, with Hand2mouth Theatre, La MaMa, NYC

X-Mas in Nickyland, La Mama, NYC

Our Hit Parade, Joe’s Pub, NYC

Country Cuzins hosted by Lindy Loo, Banjo Jim’s, NYC

All the People You Love hosted by Greg Walloch, Dixon Place, NYC

The Meaning of Stay (Clint Michigan CD Release), Living Room, NYC

HELP!, The Front Gallery, New Orleans, LA

I Never Go Around Mirrors (RefleXXXions), The Project Gallery, NYC

2008    Our Hit Parade, Zipper Theatre, NYC

Neal Medlyn Rises Again, La Mama, NYC     

Atlantis, Barracuda NYC

Angel Wings, Barracuda, NYC

Come on Over, Vlada, NYC

Wake up to God, Rodeo Bar, NYC

2007    CMJ festival Kiam Showcase, Living Room, NYC

Act Now!, Judson Church, NYC

TBA/The Works, Someday Bar & Lounge, Portland, OR

            It’s Hard to Live, Mo Pitkin’s, NYC

            Hillbilly Hayride, Hill Country, NYC

Don’t Please, Sound Fix Records, Brooklyn, NY

2006    Something Beautiful, Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis

            I Got It Made, Pete’s Candy Store

You Wanna Make Something of it?, Blueberry Hill, Duck Room, St. Louis

American Made, Tonic, NYC

Art Jam, Galapagos, Brooklyn, NY

Over the Rainbow, Love Can Build a Bridge, Monkey Town, Brooklyn, NY

            Y’all Ready for This?, La Mama, NYC

            Pray For You, Starlight Bar & Lounge, NYC

            Happy Birthday Dear Heartache, Starlight Bar & Lounge,  NYC

2005    Heads Carolina, Tails California, Joe’s Pub, NYC

LOA, Dixon Place, NYC

Getting Rid of Today, Artists Space, NYC

Automatic Vaudeville, Ars Nova, NYC

Our Lives Have Just Begun, Starlight Bar & Lounge, NYC

Jamcrack What? Starlight Bar & Lounge, NYC

Endless Love, Sidewalk Café, NYC

2004    Tumblin Down, Living Room, NYC

In My Next Life, Parker’s Box, NYC

            Always, Fez, NYC

            Jamcrack, Starlight Bar & Lounge, NYC

            Take Me Back, William Shearburn Fine Arts, St. Louis

            Take Me Back, Starlight Bar & Lounge, NYC

Larry Krone, Starlight Bar & Lounge, NYC

2003      Meaning of Stay, Starlight Bar & Lounge, NYC

Joystick, Parkside Lounge, NYC    

2002    A Night Of Entertainment w/ Guy Richards Smit, apexart, NYC

It’s All Right to Cry, The Living Room, Better Days Project, Hamburg, Germany

            I Won’t Take Less Than Your Love, Mercer Union Performance Festival, Toronto

            Soundcheck, Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC                                    

More Love Hours (no charge). Whitney Museum of American Art Philip Morris, NYC The Grand Tour, Shearburn Fine Arts/Blueberry Hill’s Duck Room, St. Louis       

2001    I Can’t Do Anything, Iron Horse, Brewster, NY

A Night of Shooting Stars w/ Rodney Graham, Vancouver Performance Festival, BC

2000    An Evening With Larry Krone and Family, Mark Pasek Gallery, NYC

            15 Minutes 2000 (The Art of Change) with Danny Tisdale, Franklin Furnace. NY

                       Only Make Believe, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY

           1999    Commitment, P.S. 122, NYC                         

                       And I Will Always Love You (over and over) (installation), P.S. 122 gallery, NYC

                       Patches, Croxhapox, Gent,  Belgium

           1998    Love Can Build A Bridge, Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis(cat.)

                       Hecho en Mexico, Fabrica de Ceramica de Tlaquepaque, Mexico

                       Coat of Many Colors, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston

                       Timber, I’m Falling in Love, Angel Orensanz Foundation, NYC

           1997    Bathroom Jamboree, Gramercy International Art Fair, NYC

                       Someday, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC

                       Baby, I Lied (installation),Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis

           1996    Wanted:, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, NYC

                       Don’t Fall In Love With Me, Cafe Noir, NYC

1994      ...And I Will Always Love You (installation), TZ’ART & Co. Gallery, NYC

Costumes/Set Design

2013     Neal Medlyn’s “King” (costumes), The Kitchen, NYC

2012     Adrienne Truscott’s “…Too Freedom…” (costumes and set), The Kitchen, NYC 

            Neal Medlyn’s “Wicked Clown Love” (costumes), The Kitchen, NYC

            Mr. Murray Hill’s New Year’s Eve (set), The Knitting Factory, NYC

            Jenn Harris’ “Sexy and I Know it” (costume and props), Joe’s Pub, NYC

2011     Adrienne Truscott’s “ha: a solo” (costume), Danspace Project @ St. Mark’s Church, NYC

2010-present Exclusive designer for Bridget Everett, international cabaret performer

2010     Kenny Mellman, Bridget Everett, Neal Medlyn  “Our Hit Parade” (costumes), Joe’s Pub, NYC

2008     Kenny Mellman’s “I’ve got a Bulletproof Heart” (costume), Speigeltent, Melbourne, Australia

2004-present     Costume designer for my own cabaret duet act with Jim Andralis

1996-present     Larry Krone and Family (costumes and sets)


2011     Artists’ presentation to Visual AIDS boards, La MaMa La Galleria, NYC

2010     NYFA fellowship lecture, Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

            Juror for the Grebstein Award at Manhattanville College, Purchase, NY

2007     Visiting Artist Lecture, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR

            Pop! Crash! Boom! Panel discussion for PICA’s TBA:07, PNCA, Portland, OR

2006     Visiting Artist Lecture and MFA student advisory, Webster University, St. Louis

            Visiting Artist Lecture and MFA student advisory, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville

            New Art in The Neighborhood, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

            Adult & Teen Workshop, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis

2002     Artists and Youth (Youth Insights program),  Whitney Museum of Am. Art Visiting Artist Lecture, School of Education, NYU, NYC

            2001    Gallery Walk, P.S. 1, NYC  

Visiting Artist Lecture, I.S. 49/Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn

2000     Artists’ Talk, Artists Space, NYC

Visiting Artist Lecture, Parsons School of Art & Design, NYC

           1999     Visiting Artist Lecture, Tisch School of the Arts, NYU, NYC

           1998     Visiting Artist Lecture, Webster University, St. Louis

                       New Art in the Neighborhood, Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis

  Returning Artist Series, University City School District (several educational workshops and lectures at all grade levels throughout the district), St. Louis

                       Gallery Walk, De Chiara/Stewart, NYC

           1996     Doll Workshop, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NYC

                       Presentation to Docents and Security Staff, New Museum of Contemporary Art, NY

           1995     Gallery Talk, Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis

                       Visiting Artist Lecture, Webster University, St. Louis

           1994     Artists’ Talk, The Drawing Center, NYC

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