Kour Pour

Biography / CV

Kour Pour (British, born 1987) lives in Los Angeles. He graduated BFA from Otis College of Art and Design, LA in 2010 and since then has been exploring various aspects of identity formations. His main interest concentrates around social and cultural constructions of ‘the West’ and ‘the East’ and the way in which these constructions have defined our thinking. Pour had several solo exhibitions, among others Samsara, in Depart Foundation, Los Angeles in 2015, Ozymandias in Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland in 2014, forthcoming are the solo in Mesler Feuer in May 2016 in New York and in The American Academy, Rome, Italy later this year. He participated in group exhibitions in among others Painting Show – Part One, Galerie Rudiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany in 2015, From Above in Blain|DiDonna, New York in 2015, The Go Between, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy in 2014.

More Information

http://www.kourpour.com

AMagazine December 2016 Issue

https://www.artsy.net/artist/kour-pour

WideWalls – Kour Pour

BeautifulDecay

2017

Forbes January 15, 2017. Zevi, Nathania

The Culture Trip
January 05, 2017. Brown, Emily

2016

Sfaq
October 01, 2016. Summers, Robert

2015

Forbes – 30 under 30 – Kour Pour
List of 2015. no exact date provided

Otis
July 14, 2015. Williams, Maxwell

Welt – Jeder Knoten ist auch ein Pixel
January 25, 2015. Gnyp, Marta

2014

Architectural Digest
December 31, 2014. Slenske, Michael

W Magazine – Kour Pour
June 26, 2014. Zhong, Fan

Latest Projects

September 09 - October 21, 2017:
Grinding at Ever Gold [Projects] San Francisco
http://evergoldprojects.com/exhibition/grinding-september-9-october-21/

January 10 – March 18, 2017:
Earthquakes and the Mid Winter Burning Sun: Kazuo Shiraga and Kour Pour at Ever Gold [Projects] San Francisco

January 30 – March 7, 2015:
Samsara at Depart Foundation West Hollywood

October 18 – November 22, 2014:
Ozymandias at Ellis King Dublin

January 12 – February 23, 2014:
Solo exhibition at Untitled NY

Exhibitions

Solo Exhibitions:

2016 – Onnagata, GNYP Gallery, Berlin
2016 – Onnagata, Mesler Feuer, New York and The American Academy, Rome 2015 Samsara, Depart Foundation, Los Angeles
2014 – Ozymandias in Ellis King, Dublin

Group Exhibitions:

2017 – Kazuo Shiraga & Kour Pour, Earthquakes and The Mid Winter Burning Sun, Ever Gold Projects, San Fransisco
2017 – Horror Vacui, or The Annihilation of Space, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo
2016 – Labyrinth(s), Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong
2015 – Painting Show – Part One, Galerie Rudiger Schöttle, Munich
2015 – From Above in Blain|DiDonna, New York
2014 – The Go Between, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples 2012 In The Making, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles 2012 Wet Paint 4, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles

Works

Kour Pour, Japonisme 3, 2016, Block printing, ink on canvas, 214,50 x 162 cm

Kour Pour, Japonisme 3, 2016, Block printing, ink on canvas, 214,50 x 162 cm

Kour Pour, Japonisme 2, 2016, Block printing, ink on canvas, 214,50 x 162 cm

Kour Pour, Japonisme 2, 2016, Block printing, ink on canvas, 214,50 x 162 cm

Kour Pour, Portuguese Tempura, 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 217 x 192 cm

Kour Pour, Portuguese Tempura, 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 217 x 192 cm

Kour Pour, California Roll, 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 222 x 180,50 cm

Kour Pour, California Roll, 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 222 x 180,50 cm

Kour Pour, Miyako, 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 206 x 170,50 cm

Kour Pour, Miyako, 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 206 x 170,50 cm

Kour Pour, Yakeishidake, 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 200 x 169 cm

Kour Pour, Yakeishidake, 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 200 x 169 cm

7 / 10   Kour Pour, Rising Sun (Pacific Ocean), 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 211 x 175 cm

7 / 10 Kour Pour, Rising Sun (Pacific Ocean), 2015, Block printing, ink on canvas, 211 x 175 cm

Kour Pour, Blue Streak McCoy, 2016, Block printing, ink on canvas, 139 x 194 cm

Kour Pour, Blue Streak McCoy, 2016, Block printing, ink on canvas, 139 x 194 cm

Kour Pour, Six Months, 2015-2016, Printing platform, 244 x 213 cm

Kour Pour, Six Months, 2015-2016, Printing platform, 244 x 213 cm

Kour Pour, Nine Months, 2016, Printing platform, 244 x 213 cm

Kour Pour, Nine Months, 2016, Printing platform, 244 x 213 cm