Adam Pendleton (b.1984) was born in Richmond, Virginia. He has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions at institutions including Kunstverein, Amsterdam (2009); The Kitchen, New York (2010); Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2017); Baltimore Museum of Art (2018); MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge (2018); Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Boston (2020); Le Consortium, Dijon (2020); and the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (2022). His work was featured in the Belgian Pavilion at the 2015 Venice Biennale and in the 2022 Whitney Biennial, as well as in numerous thematic exhibitions internationally, including Grief and Grievance: Art and Mourning in America at the New Museum, New York (2021). Pendleton’s 2016 solo exhibition Becoming Imperceptible was organized by the Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, and traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, before closing at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland. In 2021, his monumental installation Who Is Queen? was presented at The Museum of Modern Art, New York.