Donald Moffett  (American, 1955) 

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Donald Moffett Biography
1955   Born in Texas
1988   Art Matters, Inc., Grant
1991 - 1994   Appointment to Artist Advisory Board of the New Museum of Contemporary Art
1992 - 1994   Adjunct Professor, Yale University, Graduate School of Art
1996   Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY Lecture
1996   Cooper Hewitt Museum, New York, NY Lecture
1996   Yale University, Graduate School of Art Lecture and Crits
1997   Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY Panel
2003   Wexner Center, Columbus, OH, “Image Stream” Symposium Speaker
2004   Skowhegan School, Skowhegan, Maine, Resident Faculty (Summer)
  Bachelor of Arts in Art and Biology, Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
  Lives and works in New York City
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Radiant Future and Mr. Gay in the USA, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, OH (solo)
2012   The Radiant Future, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2012   This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980’s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2012   Stretching Painting, curated by Veronica Roberts, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
2012   Too Old for Toys, Too Young for Boys, OHWOW, Los Angeles, CA
2011   Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco (solo)
2010   25 Years / 25 Works, Wessel + O’Connor Fine Arts, Lambertville, NJ
2010   Pittsburgh, PA, The Andy Warhol Museum, survey exhibition, 2010. Travels to Houston, Contemporary Arts Museum, 2012, and to other venues
2009   En Todas Partes: Políticas LGBTQ En El Arte, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2009   ACT UP New York: Activism, Art, and the AIDS Crisis 1987 - 1993, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, October 15 - December 23, 2009.
2008   The Collection and Then Some, Modern Art Museum of Forth Worth, Fort Worth, TX
2008   Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flânerie, curated by Thom Collins, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY
2008   Easy Clean, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2007   GUTTED, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2007   Mangle Me, Marianne Boesky FIAC 2007 project, Paris, France (solo)
2007   Fleisch, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (solo)
2007   Crimes of Omission, Institute of Contemporary Art University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
2007   Sparkle Then Fade, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
2006   The Last Time They Met, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
2006   Trifecta, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY
2006   The Eighth Square: Gender, Life and Desire in Art since 1960, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
2006   Impeach, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005   Hippie Shit, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2005   Around About Abstraction, Weatherspoon Art Museum, NC
2005   Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
2005   ex.05.03.06103, The Cartin Collection, Hartford, CT
2004   Seeing Other People, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
2004   The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY
2004   Hidden Histories, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
2004   Paintings from a Hole, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2004   D.C., Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (solo)
2003   The Extravagant Vein, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2003   Image Stream, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
2003   puddle-wonderful, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY
2003   Site Specific, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2003   International Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
2002   Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain: Selected Works from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
2002   Interstate, Texas Fine Arts Association/ The Jones Center for Contemporary Arts, Austin, TX
2002   Donald Moffett: What Barbara Jordan Wore, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
2002   Penetration, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2002   VAPOR, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, (Organized by Donald Moffett)
2002   Paintings, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
2001   The Inward Eye: Transcendence in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum (CAM), Houston, TX
2001   Snap! Photography from the Collection, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, CT
2001   Camera Works, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2001   Standfast Dick and Jane, The Project, Dublin, Ireland
2001   American, Postmasters, New York, NY
2001   Mr. Gay In the USA, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2001   What Barbara Jordan Wore (part I), Texas Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
2000   The Incremental Commandments, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (solo)
2000   Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2000   “00”, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
2000   Dope, American Fine Arts, New York, NY
2000   Drawing, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
2000   More, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, NY
2000   Photography About Photography, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
2000   Power Up, with Sister Kent, organized by Julie Ault, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2000   The Sea and the Sky, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin, Ireland and Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA
1999   Monochrome, Patrick Gallery, New York, NY
1999   Drawings, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
1999   Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX, with Jesse Amado
1999   Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York, NY (solo)
1998   Sculpture from the Garden, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1998   AIDS World, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
1998   Mysterious Voyages: Exploring the Subject of Photography, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, MD
1998   WACK-O: Extreme Politics & the Poster, curated by Donald Moffett, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY
1997   Power Up, with Sister Corita Kent, organized by Julie Ault, Wadsworth Atheneum: Matrix 134, Hartford, CT
1997   Marc Foxx, Los Angeles, CA
1997   Public Notice, Exit Art, New York, NY
1997   Blue NY, Beaver College of Art, Glenside, PA (solo)
1996   Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
1996   Fifteen Paintings, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
1996   Bare Bones, TZ Art, New York, NY
1995   The Masculine Masquerade: Masculinity and Representation, M.I.T. List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
1995   In a Different Light, University Art Museum, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
1995   Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection, New Museum, New York, NY
1994   Works on Paper: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York, NY
1994   Don’t Leave Me This Way: Art in the Age of AIDS, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
1994   The Social Fabric, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA
1993   Whitney Biennial 1993, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1993   Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
1993   Prospect 1993, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
1993   Fawbush Gallery, New York, NY
1992   Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
1992   Dissent, Difference and the Body Politic, Portland Fine Arts Museum, Portland, OR
1992   Object Choice, Hallwalls, Rochester, NY
1992   Gegendarstellung, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Germany
1992   The Wor(l)d, curated by Laura Cottingham, Foundation Cartier Pour L’Art, Jouy-en-Josas, France
1992   Promises, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NY
1992   Structural Damage, with Joel Otterson, Gary Simmons, and Charles LeDray, Blum Helman Warehouse, New York, NY
1991   The Interrupted Life, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
1991   (Dis)member, Simon Watson, New York, NY
1991   When Objects Dream and Talk in Their Sleep, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
1991   Situation, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
1991   Nayland Blake, Ross Bleckner, Donald Moffett, Simon Watson, New York, NY
1991   Someone or Somebody, Meyers/Bloom, Los Angeles, CA
1991   Texas Gallery, Houston, TX (solo)
1991   Simon Watson, New York, NY (solo)
1991   Wet Holes, Wessel O’Connor Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1991   Group Material’s AIDS Timeline, Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
1991   Erotic Desire, Perspektief Centre for Photography, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1990   Fine Arts Gallery, U.B.C., Vancouver, B.C. Canada with Felix Gonzales-Torres
1990   Critical Realism, Perspektief Centre of Photography, Rotterdam
1990   Looking at a Revolution, Simon Watson, New York, NY
1990   Eros/Thanatos—Death and Desire, Tom Cugliani Gallery, New York, NY
1990   The Indomitable Spirit, The International Center of Photography, New York, NY
1990   Over the Sofa, Into the Street, NGBK, Berlin, Germany
1990   Oh-Oh-Harder-Oh-Oh, Wessel O’Connor Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1989   Homo Art: I Love It When You Call Me Names, Wessel O’Connor Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
1989   Founded BUREAU, a trans-disciplinary studio
1989   To Probe and To Push: Artists of Provocation, Wessel O’Connor Gallery, New York, NY
1989   Erotophobia: A Forum on Sexuality, Simon Watson, New York, NY
1988   Founding Member of Gran Fury, an AIDS activist collective
1988   Group Material: AIDS and Democracy, Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY
1988   Vollbild, The Full-Blown Picture, NGBK, Berlin, Germany, and Berne, Switzerland
Literature
2008   Holmes, Steven, ed. Festschrift: Selections from a Collection. Hartford, Connecticut: Leo, 2008.
2005   Patterson, Tom, “Angles on Abstraction,” Winston-Salem Journal, June 26, 2005.
2004   Powhida, William. “Seeing Other People at Marianne Boesky Gallery,” The Brooklyn Rail, September 2004.
2004   Johnson, Ken. “Review; The Hamptons, A Playground For Creativity”, New York Times, August 6, 2004.
2004   Krygowski, Jill Martinez. “Artworker of the week #36: Donald Moffett at Stephen Friedman Gallery, London,” Kultureflash. interview conducted by Jill Martinez Krygowski, July 14, 2004.
2004   Coomer, Martin. “Review: Donald Moffett,” Time Out London, July 7-14, 2004
2004   “The Best D.C. Art isn’t in D.C.,” Greg.org, July 13, 2004
2003   Molesworth, Helen. Image Stream. Wexner Center for the Arts, The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio, 2003.
2003   Gehlawat, Monika. “Donald Moffett,” Contemporary, Issue 58, December 2003.
2003   Rubenstein, Raphael. “8 Painters: New Work,” Art in America, November 2003.
2003   Williams, Gregory. “Review,” Artforum, May 2003.
2003   “Review,” The New Yorker, March 17, 2003.
2003   Levin, Kim. “Review,” The Village Voice, March 5, 2003.
2003   Cotter, Holland. The New York Times, February 21, 2003.
2002   The Inward Eye: Transcendence in Contemporary Art. Lynn M. Herbert with essays by Klaus Ottman and Peter Schjeldahl, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas, 2002
2002   Lewis, Jim, and Elizabeth A.T. Smith. Donald Moffett: What Barbara Jordan Wore. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, 2002
2002   “New Art Exhibit Showcases Famed Congresswoman,” Daily Herald, August 21, 2002
2002   “Museum Showcases Famed Congresswoman,” Telegraph, August 21, 2002
2002   West, Cassandra. “Political Icon Hailed; Domestic Icon Assailed,” Chicago Tribune, July 9, 2002.
2002   Hawkins, Margaret. “Fashion of Forthrightness,” Chicago Sun-Times, June 9, 2002.
2002   Camper, Fred. “Review,” Chicago Reader, June 7, 2002.
2002   Artner, Alan G. “Barbara Jordan Steps Front, Center in Moffett Installation,” Chicago Tribune, June 6, 2002.
2002   Cotter, Holland. “Review: VAPOR,” The New York Times, April 5, 2002.
2001   Withers, Rachel. Artforum, January 2001.
2001   Bonetti, David, “Moffett’s outlook on US Gay Life,” San Francisco Chronicle, November 24, 2001.
2000   Gonzales, Ken. Art Issues, summer 2000.
2000   Newhouse, Kristina. Artext, No. 70 August-October 2000.
2000   LaBelle, Charles. Frieze, May 2000.
2000   Colpitt, Frances. Art in America, March 2000.
2000   Eggerer, Thomas. Texte zur Kunst, June 2000.
2000   Hainly, Bruce. “Sister Acts”, Artforum, January 2000.
2000   Herbert, Martin. Time Out London, November 8, 2000.
2000   Aletti, Vince. “Choice”, Village Voice, March 7, 2000.
2000   Henry, Max. “Gotham Dispatch”, Artnet,com, March 3, 2000.
1999   Arning, Bill. Time Out New York, August 5-12, 1999.
1999   Cotter, Holland. New York Times, July 23, 1999.
1999   Johnson, Ken. New York Times, August 13, 1999.
1999   Goldsworthy, Rupert. “Plastic Casters”, Artnet.com, Summer 1999.
1999   Hegarty, Laurence. New Art Examiner, Summer 1999.
1997   Donahue, Victoria. Philadelphia Inquirer, October 5, 1997.
1997   Sozanski, Edward J. Philadelphia Inquirer, October 10, 1997.
1997   Rice, Robin. Philadelphia City Paper, October 17, 1997.
1997   Brown, Gerald. Philadelphia Weekly, September 24, 1997.
1997   Der Frankfurter Engel (The Frankfurt Angel) Mahnmal Homosexuellenverfolgurg; Eichborn; Frankfurt, Germany 1997.
1997   Torchia, Richard. Blue [NY]. Beaver College Art Gallery and Donald Moffett, Glenside, Pennsylvania, 1997
1996   Paparoni, Demetrio. “Redefined Abstraction”, Tema Celeste, Autumn 1996.
1996   Atkins, Robert. “Goodbye Lesbian/Gay History”, Art Journal, December 1, 1996.
1995   Atkins, Robert, “Very Queer Indeed”, Village Voice, January 31, 1995.
1994   Smith, Roberta. “From Media to Metaphor”, The New York Times, show at Grey Art Gallery.
1994   Cotter, Holland. “Art after Stonewall: 12 Artists Interviewed,” Art in America, June 1994.
1994   Watney, Simon. “Aphrodite of the Future”, Artforum, April 1994.
1994   Hess, Elizabeth. “No Way Out”, Village Voice, February 22, 1994.
1993   Cottingham, Laura. “The Pleasure Principle”, Frieze, May 1993.
1993   Watney, Simon. “Memorializing AIDS: The Work of Ross Bleckner,” Parkett, no. 38.
1993   Harris, William. “Urgent Images”, Artnews, May 1993.
1992   Zimmer, William. “Promises”, New York Times, show at Jersey City Museum.
1992   Glueck, Grace. New York Observer, September 21, 1992.
1992   Ellenzweig, Allen. The Homoerotic Photograph: Durieu/Delacroix to Mapplethorpe. New York: Columbia University Press, 1992.
1992   Feinstein, Rochelle. “The Reverse of Capital”, Arts, December 1992.
1991   Schjeldahl, Peter. “Death Warmed Over”, Village Voice, October 15, 1991.
1991   Nesbitt, Lois. Artforum, May 1991.
1991   Mahoney, Robert. Arts, April 1991.
1991   New Yorker, “Donald Moffett”, February 18, 1991.
1991   Donahue, John. “Wet Your Whistle: Donald Moffett’s Double Header”, Outweek, Jan., #84
1990   Donahue, John. “Fund Me”, Outweek, June, #51.
1990   Sokolowski, Thomas. “Iconophobic Anonymous” Artforum, Summer 1990.
1990   Crimp, Douglas, and Rolston, Adam. AIDSDEMOGRAPHICS. Seattle: Bay Press.
1990   Wulffen, Thomas. “Kunst und scwule Kutler in den USA”, Kunstforum, April/May 1990.
1990   Democracy: A Project for Group Material, Brian Wallis, ed., DIA Art Foundation, Discussions in Contemporary Culture, No. 5; Bay Press: Seattle.
1990   Moffett, Donald, and Felix Gonzalez Torres. Donald Moffett & Felix Gonzalez Torres – Strange Ways: Here We Come., essay by Scott Watson, University of British Columbia Fine Arts Gallery, British Columbia, 1990.
1990   Smith, Roberta. New York Times, February 16, 1990.
1989   Cooper, Dennis. Artforum, September 1989.
1989   Dechter, Joshua. Arts, September 1989.