Salman Toor

B. 1983,Lahore,Works in New York
UPCOMING

Salman Toor studied painting and drawing at Ohio Wesleyan University and received his MFA from the Pratt Institute in Brooklyn. Salman Toor: No Ordinary Love will open at the Honolulu Museum of Art in July 2023; a solo show of the artist’s work that was organised by and originally on view at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Maryland in 2022, this exhibition was recently on view at the Tampa Museum of Art in Florida, and will travel to the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham in December 2023. A major solo presentation of Toor’s work was also recently on view at M WOODS in Beijing in 2023. Other recent solo exhibitions include Salman Toor: How Will I Know, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2020-2021).

Toor’s work was also recently included in Living Histories: Queer Views and Old Masters at Frick Madison, New York and an image of his painting Music Room (2021) was featured on the Hayward Gallery Billboard, London in 2022. Toor’s work has been featured in numerous group exhibitions and projects, including most recently Any Distance Between Us, RISD Museum, Providence; and I will wear you in my heart of heart, FLAG Art Foundation, New York; Relations: Diaspora and Painting, Phi Foundation for Contemporary Art, Montréal; and Duro Olowu: Seeing Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago. Toor is the recipient of a Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, and his work is in the permanent collections of the Tate, London; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; M WOODS, Beijing; Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago; Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson; RISD Museum, Providence; and Wake Forest University Art Collection, Winston-Salem.    

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