Kour Pour was born in 1987 in Exeter, England. Now based in Los Angeles, Pour graduated from Otis College of Art and Design in 2010. He has exhibited in Los Angeles, New York, Berlin, Dublin, Naples, Tokyo, Dubai, and Hong Kong, with recent exhibitions at Pearl Lam Galleries (Hong Kong, solo), Ever Gold [Projects] with Kazuo Shiraga (San Francisco), Marta Gnyp (Berlin, solo), Feuer/Mesler (New York, solo), and Depart Foundation (Los Angeles, solo). In recent years, Pour has been included in group exhibitions at Pearl Lam Galleries (Hong Kong), Galerie Rudiger Schottle (Munich), Roberts & Tilton (Los Angeles), and Di Donna (New York). Pour was featured on the Forbes 30 Under 30: Art And Style list in 2015 and 2017. Forthcoming exhibitions include Shane Campbell ( Chicago, solo), Ever Gold [Projects] 2019 (solo), and the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art 2019 (solo).

Current solo exhibition:
Kour Pour at Pearl Lam Galleries (Hong Kong) — on view through March 16, 2018

Upcoming solo exhibition:
Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, 2019

Ever Gold [Projects] Exhibitions:

Kazuo Shiraga & Kour Pour / Earthquakes And The Mid Winter Burning Sun / January 10 – March 18

Grinding / Group Exhibition / September 9 – October 21

History Painting, 2016. Paper pulp on panel in walnut frame, 39.5 x 33.75 x 2.25 inches.

 

Neotectonic Map Tokyo, 2016. Block printing ink on canvas, 78.75 x 60 inches.

 

Tectonic Ukiyo-e Painting, 2016. Block printing ink on canvas, 59 x 50 inches.

 

Landscape Painting, 2016. Block printing ink on canvas, 81 x 71 inches.

 

Process photograph taken at Kour Pour’s studio in Inglewood, California, 2016.

 

Installation view, Earthquakes and the Mid Winter Burning Sun, Kazuo Shiraga and Kour Pour at Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco, 2017.

Installation view, Earthquakes and the Mid Winter Burning Sun, Kazuo Shiraga and Kour Pour at Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco, 2017.

Cropped Landscape, 2017. Block printing ink on canvas. 51 h x 40.5 w inches.

 

Installation view, Grinding at Ever Gold [Projects], San Francisco, 2017. Kour Pour’s Cropped Landscape (2017) at center, with sculpture by Tom Sachs to left and painting by Kazuo Shiraga to right.

 

 

 

 

KOUR POUR

Born 1987, Exeter, England
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Education

2010
BFA Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, China

2016
Onnagata, Feuer/Mesler, New York
Onnagata, Gnyp Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2015
Samsara, Depart Foundation, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Ozymandias, Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland
UNTITLED, New York, NY

Two Person Exhibitions

2017
Kazuo Shiraga & Kour Pour, Earthquakes and The Mid Winter Burning Sun, Ever Gold Projects, San Fransisco, CA

Group Exhibitions

2017
Decoration Never Dies, Anyway, Tokyo Metropolitan Teien Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Horror Vacui, or The Annihilation of Space, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan

2016
Labyrinth(s), Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong, China

2015
Painting Show – Part One, Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munich, Germany
From Above, Di Donna, New York, NY

2014
The Go Between, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy

2012
In The Making, Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA
Wet Paint 4, Steve Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA