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Soil Thornton Painting, the shorter of the longest (Morán Morán), 2024

Morán Morán is pleased to present SoiL Thornton’s Painting, the shorter of the longest (Morán Morán), 2024, marking the artist’s fourth solo exhibition with the gallery. The exhibition will be on view May 18 through June 20, 2024.

SoiL Thornton (b. 1990) lives and works in Brooklyn, NY. They graduated from Cooper Union in 2012. Recent solo institutional exhibitions include Choosing Suitor, Secession, Vienna, Austria (2023); Decomposition Evaluation, Kunstverein Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany (2022); and Sir Veil, Albright–Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (2016). Recent institutional group exhibitions include Beyond the Surface: Collage, Mixed Media and Textile Works from the Collection, Nasher Museum of Art, Durham, NC (2022); Pooky’s Reform, Fri-Art, Kunsthalle Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland (2022); Niloufar Emamifar, SoiL Thornton, and an Oral History of Knobkerry, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, NY (2021); Sustainable Museum: Practical Action Plans, Museum of Contemporary Art Busan, Busan, South Korea (2021); Dirty Protest: Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA (2019); Crossroads: Carnegie Museum of Art’s Collection, 1945 to Now, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, PA (2018); and Whitney Biennial 2017, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2017).


May 18 - June 20, 2024

Opening Reception

Saturday, May 18, 6-8pm


641 N Western Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90004


Soil Thornton