Born in 1984 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Lives and works in Chicago, USA


solo shows

- re-er, Perrotin, Hong Kong

- Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France

- A Revision, Galerie Perrotin, New York, NY, USA
- A Reserve, T293, Rome, Italy

- Excertps, Carl Kostyál, London, UK
- He's an interesting thinker, Galerie Perrotin, Hong Kong, China
- John, Peep-Hole, Milan, Italy

- The man I wanted to marry before I found out about sex, T293, Naples, Italy
- 12 x 12: John Henderson, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA
- The Frugal Genius, Golden Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

group shows

- How it's Made, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm, Sweden (upcoming)
- Painting / Or / Not, KaviarFactory, Henningsvaer, Norway

- ma l'amor mio non muore, Casa Museo Ivan Bruschi, Arezzo, Italy
- Metropolitan Art Society, Beirut, Lebanon
- Chicago and Vicinity, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA

- green postcard, Ibid, London, UK

- The Go-Between, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy
- Per-forming a collection #3, Museo MADRE, Naples, Italy

- Happy Birthday Galerie Perrotin / 25 ans, TRIPOSTAL, Lille, France
- The Medium of Intensity, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm, Sweden
- Matt Connors, John Henderson, Lucas Knipscher, Andrea Rosen Gallery 2, New York
- Anamericana, American Academy, Rome, Italy (catalog)
- abstract thinking -- using a hammer and sea-staring is OK, OSL contemporary, Olso, Norway
- Prague Biennial 6, Prague, Czech Republic  (catalog)
- Group Show, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France (catalog)

- Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA, USA
- Cara Domani: Opere dalla collezione Ernesto Esposito, Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
- The Mystery Trend, Wallspace, New York, NY, USA
- Idea is the object, D'Amelio Gallery, New York, NY, USA
- Phantom Limb: Approaches to Painting Today, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA
- Gaylen Gerber, John Henderson, DAS INSTITUT with Allison Katz, Family Business, New York, NY, USA
- Richard Artschwager / Gaylen Gerber / John Henderson, Golden Gallery, New York, NY, USA
- John Henderson, Dan Rees, Frieze, New York (T293 Gallery), USA

- About Painting, abc art berlin contemporary (w/ T293), Berlin, Germany (catalog)
- Liste 16 (T293 Gallery, Naples), Basel, Switzerland
- Chopped & Screwed, Tomorrow at MKG127, Toronto, Canada

- Mute: John Henderson and Justin Swinburne, Reference Gallery, Richmond, VA, USA

Selected Bibliography

- Charlesworth, J.J. Review: green postcard at Ibid., London, ArtReview, April

- Cummins, Cassie. John Henderson at Galerie Perrotin,, November 10
- Mahany, Alexander. Painting Without Paint: John Henderson and Contemporary Abstraction,, October 10
- Top 100 Fall Shows, Modern Painters, September
- Kollack, Ginny. Review: Frieze New York, art-agenda, May 9

- Casavecchia, Barbara.Review: John Henderson at Peep-Hole, Milan, Frieze, October

- Cattelan, Maurizio. Interview with John Henderson: Self Representation, Flash Art, October (cover story)
- Smith, Roberta. Art in Review: Idea is the Object, The New York Times, August 2
- Smith, Roberta. Art in Review: The Mystery Trend, The New York Times, July 27
- Ise, Claudine. 'Phantomb Limb' exhibition at MCA not at all what it sounds like, Chicago Tribune, June 27

- Casavecchia, Barbara. Absorption and Theatricality: John Henderson, Mousse Magazine no. 30, October
- Grabner, Michelle. John Henderson at Golden Gallery, Artforum, April
- Perel, Marissa. Review: John Henderson at GOLDEN, Time Out Chicago, February 24

  • November 2014
    White Hot Magazine — 2 PAGES

  • May 2013
    frieze — 1 PAGE

  • January 2013
    Hong Kong Economic Journal — 1 PAGE

  • October 2012
    Flash Art International — 5 PAGES

  • August 2012
    The New York Times — 3 PAGES