Richard Dupont (b 1968, New York City) is an American artist whose work engages a wide variety of media including sculpture, drawing, digital animation, painting, printmaking and photography. Often, his work is presented in large installations. An examinination of the social implications of 21st Century digital technologies informs much of his work, as does an interest in perception.
He received a BA (1991) from the Departments of Visual Art and Art and Archeology at Princeton University.
His works are included in the collections of numerous museums including The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), The Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, The Cleveland Museum of Art, The Brooklyn Museum, and The New York Public Library Print Collection amony many others. In 2014, he was the recipient of the Museum of Arts and Design (MAD) Visionary Award.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Museum of Fine Arts Boston
The New York Public Library Print Collection
The Cleveland Museum of Art
The Brooklyn Museum
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
The Yale University Art Gallery
The Hammer Museum
The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
The Tang Museum
The Neuberger Museum of Art
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
The Williams College Museum of Art
The Vera List Center, New School
The Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin
The Richmond Center for Visual Arts
The Pickler Art Gallery, Colgate University
The RISD Museum of Art
The Art, Design and Architecture Museum, University of California, Santa Barbara
The University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive
The University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center
The Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University
The Mills College Art Museum
The Middlebury College Museum of Art
The Estee Lauder Collection
The Lever House Art Collection
JP Morgan Chase Art Collection
The Progressive Collection
The Sprint Collection
The Skaaden Arps Collection
Kunst en Complex Foundation, Rotterdam
Schwendener, Martha. Review:Richard Dupont's Sobriquets", The Human form from Scan to 3-D.The New York Times, July 16, 2015
Ebony, David. David Ebony's top ten gallery shows for JuneArtnet News, June, 2015
Shaheen, Steve. Sculptors on Sculpture: Part one Blouin Artinfo, March 2015
Plagens, Peter. "An Enlightenment Through Darkness and the Grotesque" The Wall Street Journal. February 27, 2015
Lopate, Leonard. “Out of Hand” at the Museum of Arts and Design The Leonard Lopate Show WNYC, February 12, 2014
Stokes Sims, Lowery. Crafting Out of Hand The Brooklyn Rail, April 2014
Bazzini, Marco. "Selfie According to Richard Dupont". Exhibition Catalogue, Eduardo Secci , 2014
Rudick, Clarke.In the Studio With Richard Dupont Opening Ceremony May, 2014
Moon, Sun A. “Richard Dupont” Public Art, August 2014
Budick, Ariella. “Out of Hand, Museum of Arts and Design, New York- review” Financial Times, December 31, 2013
Benson, Louise. “Sculptural Possibility” Luxury in Progress. January 16, 2014
Rosenberg, Karen.“Excursions in a Digitally Fabricated Landscape” The New York Times, Oct. 24, 2013
Sheets, Hilarie M. “Artists Take Up Digital Tools” The New York Times, October 25, 2013
Morais, Betsy. “A Mad, Mad Science Fair” The New Yorker, October 22, 2013
Thorne, James.“Interview: Richard Dupont” Cool Hunting, May 2, 2013
Rapaport, Brooke Kamin. “Unmasked” International Sculpture Center Blog, June 1, 2013
Creahan, Daniel. “Amor Fati” AO Art Observed, September 12, 2013
Strasnick, Stephanie. “Brancusi & Brian Waves: 3-D Printing Goes to the Museum” ARTnews, Oct.
Haden-Guest, Anthony. “Altered States” The Art Newspaper, November 2013
Braithwaite, Hunter “Surveiling The Relics” World Sculpture News, Winter 2012
Saunders, Richard, Exhibition catalogue "Four Works by New York Artist Richard Dupont" Middlebury College Museum of Art, 2012"
Yablonsky, Linda.“Close Encounters” ArtNet Magazine, May 2012
Sutton, Benjamin. “One-Line Reviews: Our Staff’s Pithy Takes on “Beasts of revelation,” “ Post-Op" and other summer exhibitions Artinfo August 2012
Trigg, Sarah.Secrets of the Artist’s Studio: Unexpected Talismans of the Artistic Process, from Rashid Johnson’s Cup to Carol Bove’s Forbidden Vault. ARTINFO, July 19, 2011
Fang, Alexander. “Fandom for Phantom.” MoMA Inside Out, March 3, 2011.
Robinson, Walter. “A Little More Miami.” www.artnet.com, January, 2010.
Wainwright, Jean. “Richard Dupont in the VIP Lounge.” www.theartnewspaper.com, April 15, 2009
Chambers, Christopher Hart. “The Machines have Not Taken Over: A Conversation with Richard Dupont.” Sculpture, June, 2008.
Parry, Roland Lloyd. “Buyers keen to make a multiple choice.” The Art Newspaper Art Basel Weekend Edition, 6-8 June, 2008.
Green, Elliott. “Richard Dupont, Lever House Gallery.” ARTnews, June, 2008.
Scott, Andrea. “Goings On About Town: Richard Dupont.” The New Yorker, April 14, 2008.
Kunitz, Daniel. “Richard Dupont’s Naked Launch.” The Village Voice, April 2, 2008.
Marshall, Richard. "Terminal Stage" at Lever House. Exhibition Catalogue, "Terminal Stage" Published by Charta, 2008
Hunt, David. "Sourcing The Source Code" Exhibition Catalogue, "Terminal Stage" Published by Charta, 2008
Kealoha, Ami. “The Lever House Art Collection.” www.coolhunting.com, April, 2008.
Pollock, Lindsay. “Nine Nudes.” www.bloomberg.com, March 28, 2008.
Finch, Charlie “Starwalkers.” www.artnet.com, March 18, 2008.
Orden, Erica. “One Man, Nine Times.” The New York Sun, March 13.
Hirsch, Faye. “Print Fairs Thrive.” Art in America, January, 2008, p. 35.
Hall, Emily. “Reviews: Richard Dupont.” ArtForum, January, 2006, pp. 224-225.
Chwast, Seymour. “Goings on about Town-Art listing, Richard Dupont.” New Yorker, October 17, 2005.
Paumgarten, Nick. “Art and Entropy.” Modern Painters, Spring, 2003
Levin, Kim. “Voice Choices: Richard Dupont.” The Village Voice, Feb 5, 2003.
Johnson, Ken: “Art in Review: “Richard Dupont.” The New York Times, Feb. 7, 2003.
Conley, Kevin. “Goings On About Town: Art: Richard Dupont.” The New Yorker, November 19, 2001.
Cotter, Holland. “Art in Review: Superimposition, Caren Golden Fine Art.” The New York Times, July 6, 2001.