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Matthew Monahan

  • 1972

    Born in Eureka, CA

  • 1990-94

    BFA, Cooper Union School of Art, New York

  • 1993

    Gerit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 1994-96

    De Ateliers, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 1999-00

    In Kitakyushu, Japan

  • 2002

    Residence at Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen, China 

     

    Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

  •  

    Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017

    Mensbeeld (human image), The Rabo Art Collection, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen, Netherlands

  • 2016

    Anton Kern Gallery, FIAC, Paris, France [cat.]
    Shut-ins and Shootouts, Massimo de Carlo, London, UK              
    National Roman Museum, Palazzo Altemps, Rome, Italy [cat.]

  • 2014

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY   

  • 2012

    Kaikai Kiki, Tokyo, Japan
    ADAA Fair, New York, NY
    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Stuart Shave Modern Art, London, UK
    Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

  • 2011

    Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH [cat.]

  • 2010

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY [cat.]
    Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
    Mineral Spirits: Anne Chu and Matthew Monahan, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA

  • 2009

    Modern Art, London, UK 

  • 2008

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2007

    Focus: Matthew Monahan, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
    African Masks and Fetishes, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

  • 2006

    Modern Art, London, UK

  • 2005

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 2003

    Anton Kern Gallery, Project Gallery, New York, NY
    Commission mural for Revalidatie Centrum, Leiden, The Netherlands

  • 2002

    Civilized Special Zone, Lara Schnitger and Matthew Monahan, Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen, China
    Nameless man from Not-Even-Anywhere, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY (With Georg Herold)

  • 2001

    Matthew Monahan, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 2000

    Gozaimas, Bureau Stedelijk (with Lara Schnitger), Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 1999

    Artist’s Proof, Buro Leeuwarden, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
    Like Stink on a Monkey, Archipel, Apeldoorm

  • 1998

    Galerie Fons Welter, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Fools Gold, The Bank of Netherlands, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 1997

    Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Mum´s Tattoo, at Sien La, Antwerp (with Thomas Houseago)
    Zeno´s Quiver, Solo exhibition, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands (September/October 1996 Bulletin Stedelijk Museum)

  •  

    Group Exhibitions

  • 2018

    People, curated by Jeffrey Deitch, Deitch Projects, New York, NY

  • 2017

    Nerve Center, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA
    Carnival
    , Massimo de Carlo, Hong Kong
    AKG On the Move, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2016

    Implosion 20, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
    The National or the Skip, curated by Alex Meurice and Matt Mottahedan, Averard Hotel, London, UK
    Frieze Sculpture Park, London, UK
    Self-Portrait, Massimo de Carlo, London, UK
    Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, curated by Joseph Wolin, Columbia University, New York, NY; Ronna and Eric Hoffman Gallery of Contemporary Art, Lewis & Clark College, Portland, Oregon [cat].
    Takashi Murakami's Superflat Collection: From Soga Shohaku and Kitaoji Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan

  • 2015

    Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne, curated by Joseph Wolin, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina; Ohio State University Urban Arts Space, Columbus, Ohio; Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery [cat.]
    Affinities #2, with Olga Balema, Maria Roosen, Taocheng Wang, and Matthew Monahan, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 2014

    The Los Angeles Project, The Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
    Affinities #1, with Olga Balema, Jan De Cock, Saskia Noor van Imhoff, David Jablonowski, Folkert de Jong, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Love Story – Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Winter Palace & 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria [cat]
    The Body Metonymic: International Contemporary Sculpture, curated by Dick Goody, Oakland University Art Gallery, Rochester, MI [cat]

  • 2013

    Theatrical Gestures, Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art Hertsliya, Israel
    The Bronze Age, Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
    Il Palazzo Enciclopedico – 55th International Art Exhibition of La Biennale di Venezia 2013, Venice, Italy

  • 2012

    Tracing the Century: Drawing from Tate Collection, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
    Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration, MoMA, New York, NY
    Chasm of the Supernova, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA
    Without Hope, Without Fear, Mottahedan Projects, Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE
    It's Always Summer on the Inside, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY

  • 2011

    Proof: The Rise of Printmaking in Southern California, Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
    We Will Live, We Will See, Zabludowicz Collection Curatorial Open 2011, London, UK
    The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
    Statuesque, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
    The Artist's Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

  • 2010

    Outside the Box, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    OH CRISIS!, Huize Frankendael, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Marty and Rebecca Eisenberg, Bard College, New York, NY
    Statuesque, Public Art Fund, New York, NY   
    Mineral Spirits, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, PA

  • 2009

    Il Giardino dei Lauri, Citta della Pieve, Italy
    Between Art and Life: The Contemporary Painting and Sculpture Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
    California Maximalism, Nyehaus, New York, NY

  • 2008

    Sonsbeek International Sculpture Exhibition, Arnhem, Netherlands
    Friends and Family, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Centre, London, UK
    Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
    Kaikai Kiki Artists, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    7th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
    Ma Bete Noire, PHIL Art/Objects, Los Angeles, CA
    Sphinx, Modern Art, London, UK
    Base: Object, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY

  • 2007

    Unmonumental: The Object In The 21st Century, New Museum, New York, NY
    USA Today, Royal Academy, London, UK
    Fractured Figures, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
    Effigies, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
    An Archaeology, Projectspace 176 – Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
    Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
    Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists, Hammer Museum, LA
    Eight Sculptors from Los Angeles, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany
    Uneasy Angel/Imagine Los Angeles, Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Munich, Germany
    From Close To Home – Recent Acquisitions Of Los Angeles Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
    Red Eye: Los Angeles Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Rubell Family Collection, Miami

  • 2006

    USA Today: New American Art from The Saatchi Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK
    Berlin Biennale für zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
    Day for Night, Whitney Biennial 2006, Whitney Museum, New York, NY
    Red Eye: L.A. Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida

  • 2005

    Both Ends Burning, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA  

  • 2004

    To Be Recycled, Six Months, Los Angeles, CA
    MB: the Mary Blair Story (with My Barbarian), Redcat, Los Angeles, CA
    Remembering Andrew Wyeth, UC Riverside Gallery, curated by Charles Gaines, Riverside, CA

  • 2003

    Tussen Droom en Daad, Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 2002

    Tomorrow’s Fish & Chips, Simplonstr., Berlin, Germany

  • 2001

    I Love NY, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
    Mean Mercy, Tent, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Free-standing, Beaver College Art Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    11 x Dutch Art, National Center for Art, St. Petersburg
    The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

  • 2000

    Exorcism Aesthetic Terrorism, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen Rotterdam, Amsterdam
    Gozaimas, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 1999

    Glad Ijs/Thin Ice, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    ArtLovers, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England, UK
    Subreal/The Human Condition, LA International Biennial, Inmo Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 1998

    Morning Glory, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
    Exterminating Angel, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
    Going Up the Country, ACHK De Pavijoens, Almere

  • 1997

    Night at Life, Life, New York, NY

 
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