'Hazmat Love' (2016) by Tom Friedman goes on display at Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut, USA

25 May 2019
‘Hazmat Love' (2016) by Tom Friedman is currently on display at the entrance of Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Connecticut. The sculpture embodies Tom Friedman's unparalleled technical craftsmanship and unique creative philosophy. The work depicts two figures, clasping hands and engaged in what could be a dance, embrace or greeting. The artist describes the scene as a ‘dystopian romance - love in a toxic environment'. 

Tom Friedman in 'Mad World' at Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, USA

20 November 2018
Bringing together exemplary works from the Marciano Collection, 'Mad World' exhibits the rampant absurdities of contemporary life. With several works that reflect on childhood and the cycle of life, the show aims to encourage consideration of the future - of what may or may not be a likely, or desirable, trajectory. Hand in hand with this theme is the notion of identity which, examined through innovative portraiture, highlights the unknown and unpredictable in ourselves and others. Ideas of how

Tom Friedman's 'Looking Up' Installed Outside St. Louis Center and Planetarium, Missouri, USA

20 September 2017
Tom Friedman's dazzling 33 feet-tall stainless steel figure 'Looking Up' goes on permanent display outside the Science Center and Planetarium in St. Louis, the city where the artist originates from.

Tom Friedman in 'Blessed Inaction' at Kenenburgh Museum in Bergen, The Netherlands

18 June 2017
Tom Friedman's monumental sculpture ‘Bigbluefigure', 2006-2010, goes on display at Museum Kranenburgh in Bergen, The Netherlands. 

Tom Friedman's 'Looking Up' Installed on Chicago's Lakefront, USA

21 September 2016
The Chicago Park District in collaboration with Luhring Augustine, New York and Stephen Friedman Gallery, London install Tom Friedman's 'Looking Up' 2015 on Chicago's Lakefront.

Tom Friedman in 'Reading as Art' at Bury Art Museum & Sculpture Centre in Bury, UK

26 August 2016
Massachusetts based artist Tom Friedman (b.1965) has two works on paper featured in the group show ‘Reading as Art' at Bury Art Museum in the UK. 

New Works by Tom Friedman in 'Untitled (Foundation)' at Mead Art Museum, Amherst College, Massachusetts, USA

16 February 2016
American sculptor and conceptual artist Tom Friedman (b.1965) is the subject of a solo exhibition at Mead Art Museum at Amherst College in Massachusetts, USA. The exhibition, titled ‘Tom Friedman: Untitled (Foundation)', will include new work and will run from 16 February until 26 June 2016.

Tom Friedman's 'Looking Up' Installed on Park Avenue, New York, USA

31 January 2016
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London; Luhring Augustine, New York; NYC Parks; and the Fund for Park Avenue are pleased to present 'Looking Up', a 33.3-foot-tall stainless steel sculpture by the American artist Tom Friedman.

30 Foot Steel Sculpture by Tom Friedman Installed at The Contemporary, Austin, Texas, USA

10 May 2015
In a career spanning nearly thirty years, the conceptualist Tom Friedman (American, born 1965 in St. Louis, Missouri) has been a master of transforming the mundane into the improbable and the extraordinary. 

Tom Friedman's 'Up in the Air' Installed at Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

17 November 2014
'Up in the Air', by Tom Friedman 
(born in St. Louis, MO, 1965), is the third in a series of site-specific installations at the Lightfall at Tel Aviv Museum of Art in Israel. Comprising 900 items suspended from the ceiling, at first glance they seem to be ready-made; in fact, they are all painstakingly and carefully hand-crafted. The result is a gigantic, scattered still life, representing the world of objects, forms and images of early 21st century. The installation was first exhibited in 2010 at Magasin III, Stockholm.

Tom Friedman and Jim Hodges in Collectors Show at the Warehouse, Dallas, Texas, USA

1 March 2014
Room by Room presents a selection of artists of importance to the Rachofsky and Faulconer collections. 

Tom Friedman at Art Basel Miami Beach 2013 Sculpture Park, Florida, USA

5 December 2013
The sculpture park will feature two works by gallery artist Tom Friedman. ‘Untitled (peeing figure)' 2012 is a self-portrait sculpture cast in highly polished stainless steel that depicts a life-sized man standing mid-pose in the act of urinating. The second work is ‘Untitled (Huddle)' 2013, a new sculptural arrangement featuring seven figures made of aluminium foil.

Tom Friedman and Anne Truitt in 'A New View: Contemporary Art' at Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, Missouri, USA

29 June 2013
The collection galleries in the East Building will explore the development of postwar American art. Home to works by artists such as Jackson Pollock, Mark Rothko, Frank Stella, Ellsworth Kelly, Andy Warhol, Donald Judd and Richard Serra, the galleries will also include more recent works by artists such as Kiki Smith, Kerry James Marshall, Leonardo Drew, Teresita Fernández, and Julie Mehretu.

Tom Friedman's 'Circle Dance' at Frieze New York Sculpture Park 2013

10 May 2013
Stephen Friedman Gallery will be participating in Frieze Art Fair New York Sculpture Park from Friday 10 - Monday 13 May 2013. We are delighted to announce that Tom Friedman will be showing 'Circle Dance' 2010 at the Sculpture Park. Inspired by Henri Matisse's painting La Danse, ‘Circle Dance' 2010 consists of a circle of eleven life-sized dancing figures, cast in a highly polished stainless steel.


Tom Friedman in 'Lifelike' at MOCA, San Diego, USA

1 March 2013
Is it real? 'Lifelike' invites a close examination of works based on commonplace objects and situations, which are startlingly realistic, often playful, and sometimes surreal. This group exhibition, which debuted at the Walker Art Center, features artists variously using scale, unusual materials, and sly contextual devices to reveal the manner in which their subjects' "authenticity" is manufactured.

Tom Friedman in 'Seismic Shifts: 10 Visionaries in Contemporary Art and Architecture' at National Academy Museum, New York, USA

31 January 2013
'Seismic Shifts' will showcase artists and architects whose work challenges disciplinary boundaries and raises critical social, environmental and political issues and will include painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, mixed media, video, and architectural models created between 2005 and 2012, with a number of new works featured.

Tom Friedman in 'Rip It Up and Start Again' at Fonds RĂ©gional D'art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Montepellier, France

9 November 2012
Tom Friedman's 'Demon Baby' (2009) is in the group exhibition 'Rip It Up and Start Again' at Fonds Régional D'art Contemporain Languedoc-Roussillon, Montepellier, France, part of the three-part exhibition 'L'Ane Musicien'.

Tom Friedman in 'Now Here is also Nowhere: Part 1' at Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA

27 October 2012
This multi-generational exhibition includes works that examine the physicality of the body, both in its relation to the construction of form, and as a generator of knowledge and agent of change and exchange in diverse spheres of life. Other works in the exhibition deal with familiar but largely intangible concepts such as death, love, imagination, memory, knowledge systems, and the unknown.

Tom Friedman in 'Papper' at Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, Nice, France

30 June 2012
Gallery artist Tom Friedman is exhibiting in the group show 'Paper' at the Modern and Contemporary Art Museum, Nice, France, which celebrates this omnipresent and diverse material which accompanies daily life.

Tom Friedman in 'Invisible: Art about the Unseen, 1957-2012' at Hayward Gallery, London, UK

12 June 2012
'Invisible Art' brings together works from the past half century that explore ideas related to the invisible and the hidden. The exhibition includes work by some of the most important artists of our time as well as younger artists who have expanded on their legacy, including gallery artist Tom Friedman.

Tom Friedman's 'Circle Dance' at Frieze Art Fair Sculpture Park 2011, Regent's Park, London, UK

13 October 2011
Tom Friedman presents his large scale outdoor work 'Circle Dance' at The Sculpture Park at Frieze Art Fair. The park is located in the beautiful surroundings of the English Garden in Regent's Park. It is within a three-minute walk of the main fair site and exhibits new works by both established and emerging artists represented by Frieze Art Fair exhibitors. The Sculpture Park has been curated by David Thorp.