Matthew Barney  (American, 1967) 

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Matthew Barney Biography
1967   Born in San Francisco, California
1989   B.A. Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut
1993   Europa 2000 Prize, Aperto '93, XLV Venice Biennale
1996   Hugo Boss Award, Guggenheim Museum, New York
1999   James D. Phelan Art Award in Video, Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco
2002   Glen Dimplex Award, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
2007   Kaiser Ring Award, Mönchehaus Museum für moderne Kunst, Goslar, Germany
  Represented by Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Selected Exhibitions
2010   Collecting Biennials, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
2010   Hard Targets, Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio
2010   Matthew Barney, Sadie Coles HQ, London (solo)
2009   Matthew Barney: De Lama Lamina, Inhotim Cultural Institute, Belo Horizonte, Brazil (solo)
2009   Matthew Barney: Ancient Evenings: Libretto, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels (solo)
2009   100 Years (version #2, ps1, nov 2009) P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
2009   BAROCK, MADRE Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples
2009   Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
2009   Cella, Complesso Monumentale di San Michele a Ripa, Rome
2009   Bad Habits, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
2009   Chelsea Visits Havana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
2009   Rotating Views #1, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
2009   1992009, D’Amelio Terras, New York
2008   Matthew Barney: Mitologie Contemporanee, Fondazione Merz, Turin (solo)
2008   Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint, Kunsthalle, Vienna (solo)
2007   “Speed 1,” Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain
2007   "Narcissus Faces," Cook Fine Art, New York
2007   Matthew Barney: DRAWING RESTRAINT Volume 5, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Köln, Germany
2007   Matthew Barney: DRAWING RESTRAINT Volume 4, JMc & GHB Editions, New York
2007   Matthew Barney, Sammlung Goetz, Munich
2007   Matthew Barney: Kaiserring 2007, Mönchehaus Museum für moderne Kunst, Goslar, Germany, Eulogy by Dr. D. Ronte
2006   “All in the Present Must Be Transformed: Matthew Barney and Joseph Beuys,” Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
2006   "Defamation of Character," PS 1 MoMA, New York
2006   “The Eighth Square,” Museum Ludwig, Koln, Germany
2006   “The Guggenheim Collection,” KAH, Bonn, Germany
2006   “New York, New York: Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Film, Music and Video,” Grimaldi Forum, Monaco
2006   “Human Game,” Stazione Leopolda, Florence, Italy
2006   "Surprise, Surprise," ICA, London
2006   “Into Me/ Out of Me,” P.S.1, New York; traveled to Kunstwerke Berlin; Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
2006   “The Occidental Guest,” Gladstone Gallery, New York
2006   “Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint 9 Storyboards,” John McWhinnie @ Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, New York
2005   “Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint,” 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan; traveled to Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (2006)
2003   Boise Art Museum, Boise, ID
“Matthew Barney – Cremasters,” Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
2003   “Matthew Barney in the Living Art Museum,” Living Art Museum, Reykjavik Boise Art Museum, Boise, Idaho
2002 - 2003   “Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle,” Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
2002   Artangel, London
1999   “CREMASTER 2: The Drones’ Exposition,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1999   Traveled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art organized by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; travelled to Museum Ludwig, Cologne and Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris.
1998   “March with the Anal Sadistic Warrior”, KunstKanaal, Amsterdam
“CREMASTER 5,” Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
1998   “CREMASTER 1,” Öffentliche Kunstsammlung Basel, Kunstmuseum
1997   “CREMASTER 5," Portikus, Frankfurt
1997   “CREMASTER 5,” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
1996   "Transexualis and REPRESSIA"; "CREMASTER 1 and CREMASTER 4," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
1995   Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
1995   The Tate Gallery, London
1995   Fondation Cartier, Paris
1995   "PACE CAR for the HUBRIS PILL,'” Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam; travelled to Musée d'art Contemporain, Bordeaux and Kunsthalle Bern (1996)
1994   "Portraits from CREMASTER 4," Regen Projects, Los Angeles
1991   Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
1991   Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles
1991   "Matthew Barney: New Work," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
1989   "Field Dressing," Payne Whitney Athletic Complex, Yale University, New Haven, CT
1988   “Scab Action," Video exhibition for the New City Rainforest Alliance, Open Center, New York
2009   Love is a prison. Love is a possibility, Bayerische Staatsoper, München, 2009
2009   Bedford, Christopher, Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports, Independent Curators
2009   International, New York, 2009
2008   Beck, Hubert, and Günter Engelhard, Index: Fotografie, - DZ Bank Sammlung Im Städel
2008   Museum, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern, 2008
2008   Bousteau, Fabric, ed., Qu’est-ce que L’Art Vidéo Aujourd’hui? Beaux Arts Editions, Boulogne, France, 2008
2008   Strickland, Carol, The Annotated Mona Lisa," Andrew McMeel Publishing, Kansas City, 2008
2008   Las Implicaciones de la Imagen, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City, 2008
2008   Art Editions 6, Edition Schellmann, New York, 2008
2008   Stations: 100 Masterpieces of Contemporary Art, DuMont Buchverlag, Köln
2008   Qu’est-ce que La Sculpture Aujourd’hui? Caroline Cross, Beaux Arts Editions
2008   Time Crevasse, Yokohama International Triennale of Contemporary Art, 2008
2008   Into Me/Out of Me, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S.1
2007   Contemporary Art Center, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2007
2007   Gioni, Massimiliano, Supercontemporary: Matthew Barney, Electa, New York, 2007
2007   I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton in Art, Cheim & Read, New York, 2007
2007   Art Now: 2008 Taschen Diary, Taschen, 2007
2007   Brasil Des Focos, Banco do Brasil, Brasil, 2007
2007   Sculptors Drawing, Aspen Art Press, Aspen, 2007
2007   Davidson, Susan, ed., "Art in America: 300 Years of Innovation," Merrell, New York, 2007
2005   Matthew Barney: DRAWING RESTRAINT Volume 1, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther KÖNIG, KÖLN, Germany
2005   Matthew Barney: DRAWING RESTRAINT Volume 2, Uplink Co., Tokyo
2005   Matthew Barney: DRAWING RESTRAINT Volume 3, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
2003   Matthew Barney: The Cremaster Cycle. Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo.
2002   Spector, Nancy and Neville Wakefield. Mathew Barney: The Cremaster Cycle. New York: Harry N. Abrams and Guggenheim Museum Publications.
2002   Mathew Barney/ The Cremaster Cycle, Meeting House Square, Temple Bar, Dublin
1999   MATTHEW BARNEY: CREMASTER 2, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1997   MATTHEW BARNEY: CREMASTER 5. Portikus Frankfurt, Germany and Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York.
1997   MATTHEW BARNEY: CREMASTER 1. Kunsthalle Wien, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Basel
1995   MATTHEW BARNEY: CREMASTER 4. Fondation Cartier, Paris and Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York. Essay by James Lingwood.