Nathlie Provosty (b. 1981, Cincinnati, Ohio) is a visual artist based in Brooklyn, New York. Her first one-person exhibition in New York opened in 2012 at an experimental artist-run gallery called 1:1, and since she has exhibited nationally and internationally including at A Palazzo Gallery in Brescia, ITALY (2017) and Nathalie Karg Gallery in New York (2016); Group exhibitions include Colby Museum of Art, ME, curated by Alex Katz (2017), Washington University Museum, DC (2017), Peter Blum Gallery, NY (2017), and Ribordy Contemporary, SWITZERLAND (2018). Recent collaborations include the contribution of album art to Planetarium, a record by Sufjan Stevens, Nico Muhly, Bryce Dessner, and James McAlister (June 2017). Opening February 28, 2018 will be the artist's second solo exhibition with Nathalie Karg Gallery in New York.



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Selected Bibliography



Provosty, Nathlie; Tattoli, Federica. "A conversation about art with the Brooklyn based painter Nathlie Provosty." Fruit of the Forest (June 2017): [online]


Cohen, David. "Thank You For What is Underneath, Nathlie Provosty.” Artcritical (May 14, 2016): [online]


Pedro, Laila. "Paintings that Sensually Shift in Tone and Texture." Hyperallergic (April 29, 2016): [online]


Smith, Roberta. "Lower East Side as Petri Dish." The New York Times (April 22, 2016): C29 [ill.]


Palmer, Lauren. “People: 20 Emerging Female Artists to Keep on Your Radar.” Artnet News (December 9, 2015). [online]


24 Artists to Watch 2015.” Modern Painters (December 2014). [ill.]


Ho, Christopher K.; Antonini, Marco, ed. "Conversations: Nathlie Provosty, Keith J. Varadi, Christopher K. Ho." NurtureArt, (October 2014); 74–89 [ill.]


diSONARE: arte/ficción/ensayo 03 (September 2014); Mexico City. [front/back cover ill.]


Kabat, Jennifer. “Simplest Means.” Frieze No. 162 (April 2014): 163.


Corwin, William. “Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Year One.” Frieze No. 162 (April 2014): 162-163.


Earnest, Jarrett. “ ‘Drag’ & ‘Abstraction’. “ SFAQ (16 December 2013): [online]


Bacon, Alex. “Nathlie Provosty’s New Paintings.” Miami Rail (Fall 2013): 38-41 [ill.]


Kelly, Robert. "The Man." Jaeger, Elizabeth; Cate-Gumpert, Sam, guest editors; Riot of Perfume, issue #2, 2012: [ill.]


Bui, Phong; Provosty, Nathlie. “Here and There and In-Between.” Annual Magazine 6 (October 2013): 240-249 [ill.]


Truax, Stephen. “Come Together: Surviving Sandy.” (October 2013): [online]


Rossetti, Chloë. “Nathlie Provosty.” (19 November 2012): [online]


Mason, Shana Beth. "Nathlie Provosty at Gallery Diet." Whitehot Magazine (31 May 2011): [online]


Publications / Solo Exhibition Catalogues


Nathlie Provosty. Text by Jarrett Earnest: "Lessons in Darkness." Distanz, Berlin.




Group Exhibition Catalogues


Man Alive. Text by Wendy White. Maruani Mercier Gallery, Brussels. (exhib cat.)


A Way of Living. Text by Barry Schwabsky: "Modus Vivendi, or, The Open Question of Form." Mousse, Milan. (A Palazzo Gallery exhib. cat.)


Cosmic Connections. Totah Gallery, NY. (exhib. cat.)




Writings, Lectures & Collaborations

Panel with Peter Halley, Josephine Halvorson, Raymond Pettibon, Nathlie Provosty, & Cheyney Thompson, moderated by Seth Cameron. David Zwirner Gallery, Monday, October 16, 2017.
Provosty, Nathlie. "Ad Reinhardt: Blue Paintings," Brooklyn Rail. October 2017, pg. 57.

Stevens, Sufjan; Muhly, Nico; Dessner, Bryce; McAlister, James: composers. Planetarium. Album Artwork. 4AD record label; released June 9, 2017

Earnest, Jarrett; Provosty, Nathlie; Taussig, Michael. “In Conversation: Michael Taussig with Nathlie Provosty and Jarrett Earnest.” The Brooklyn Rail. November 2015, pg. 21–23.

Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, “ICA NEXT: Color Sound,” participatory demonstration and talk, Sept. 19, 2015
Acadia Summer Arts Program lecture, Mount Desert Island, Maine. July 14, 2015.

Provosty, Nathlie. “Extremes Redux Nearby or The The The.” The Brooklyn Rail. May 2015, pg. 78.
Provosty, Nathlie. "A Thick Neck in the Wedge of Habit Speaks with an Inherited Voice." The Brooklyn Rail. September 2014. [online]

Provosty, Nathlie; Kelly, Robert. “The Color Mill.” Spuyten Duyvil, New York; September 2014. (image/poetry book collaboration)
Acadia Summer Arts Program lecture, Mount Desert Island, Maine. August 2, 2014.

Juror, photography, Scholastics Award for High School students, 2014.
Provosty, Nathlie. “What’s more real, a dead tree or a drawing of a dead tree? Michael Berryhill with Nathlie Provosty.” The Brooklyn Rail. May 2014, pg. 70–72.
Provosty, Nathlie. “In Conversation: G.T. Pellizzi with Nathlie Provosty.” The Brooklyn Rail. February 2014, pg. 2–5.

Dessner, Bryce: composer. The Kronos Quartet: Aheym. Album Artwork. ANTI- record label; released November 5, 2013.
Provosty, Nathlie. “In Conversation: Ron Gorchov with Nathlie Provosty,” The Brooklyn Rail. October 2013. [online]
New York Studio School lecture, with Nicole Wittenberg. October 9, 2012.
Columbia University MFA lecture. October 5, 2012.

Provosty, Nathlie. “Nicolas Poussin: The Abduction of the Sabine Women, (1633-34),” The Brooklyn Rail. September 2012, pg. 45.
Columbia University BFA visiting artist/lecture. February 20, 2012.










2017 - Life of Forms
2016 - (the third ear)

2015 - 2012

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Nathalie Karg Gallery, New York


A Palazzo Gallery, Italy