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Gordon Hall is a sculptor, performance-maker, and writer based in New York.

Hall has presented solo exhibitions at EMPAC, Temple Contemporary, The Renaissance Society, MIT List Visual Arts Center, and Portland Institute for Contemporary Art. Hall's sculptures and performances have been exhibited in a variety of group settings including Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, SculptureCenter, Movement Research, Brooklyn Museum, White Columns, Whitney Museum of American Art, Hessel Museum, Art in General, Wysing Arts Centre, Abrons Arts Center, Socrates Sculpture Park, The Drawing Center, Verge Center for the Arts, Center for Maine Contemporary Art, AIR Gallery,  Museo MARCO, Artspace New Haven, and Dia Art Foundation.

Hall's books include Reading Things - Gordon Hall on Gender, Sculpture, and Relearning How To See (Walker Art Center, 2016), AND PER SE AND (Art in General, 2016), Details (Walls Divide Press, 2017), The Number of Inches Between Them (MIT 2019), OVER-BELIEFS, Gordon Hall Collected Writing 2011-2018 (Portland Institute for Contemporary Art/Container Corps, 2019), Other People's Houses (AIR Gallery, 2021), and Circling the Square: Words from END OF DAY (Hesse Flatow, 2021).

Hall’s curatorial artist project, the Center for Experimental Lectures (founded in 2011 and co-directed with Zoey Lubitz since 2016) has organized lecture-performance programs at MoMA PS1, Recess, The Shandaken Project at Storm King Art Center, Interstate Projects, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Artists Space, RISD Museum, Haus Wien, Vienna and at the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Hall's work has been covered in Artforum, Artsy, Art in America, V Magazine, Randy, Bomb, Flash Art, Title Magazine, Interior Design Magazine, and Mousse Magazine, and they have published essays in Theorizing Visual Studies (Routledge, 2012), Art Journal (2013), What About Power? Inquiries Into Contemporary Sculpture (SculptureCenter/Black Dog Press, 2015), Documents of Contemporary Art: Queer (Whitechapel/MIT Press, 2016), and Art in America (2018), among many other contexts.

Hall has been awarded residencies and grants from the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, Graham Foundation for Advanced Studies in the Fine Arts, Triangle Arts Association, The Jerome Foundation, The Edward F. Albee Foundation,
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, ACRE, Fire Island Artist Residency, and Foundation for Contemporary Arts.

Hall has lectured widely at colleges, universities, and residencies, including: Boston University, The Stadelschule Frankfurt, The Minneapolis College of Art and Design, School of Visual Arts, University of Maine at Orono, The University of California Berkeley, Mason Gross School of the Arts at Rutgers University, University of South Florida, Oxbow School of Art, Denison University, Hampshire College, Michigan State University, Yale University, California College of the Arts, UCLA, Columbia University, The Swiss Institute, The Charlotte Foundation in Kansas City, and The Piet Zwart Institute, and The Royal Academy at the Hague. Hall has taught at Parsons the New School for Design, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Virginia Commonwealth University, was a 2019-2020 Provost Teaching Fellow in the Department of Sculpture at Rhode Island School of Design, and was resident faculty at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in the summer of 2022. Gordon Hall is currently Assistant Professor of Sculpture at Vassar College.

Hall holds an MFA and an MA in Visual and Critical Studies from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a BA from Hampshire College.

Gordon Hall is represented by DOCUMENT in North America and Hua International in Europe and Asia.