Timeline

1972
Born in Eureka
1990–1994
Cooper Union School of Art, New York Gerit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam
Lives and works in Los Angeles
Awards/Grants/Residencies
2002 Fonds BK Grant/Residency, Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen
2000 Fonds BK Grant/Residency, Kitakyushu
1994 — 1996 De Ateliers, Fellowship, Amsterdam
Selected Collections
Akzo-Nobel Art Foundation, Arnheim
Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario
Bernard Nadal-Ginard, Boston
Centraal Utrect Museum, Utrect
Collection Dean Valentine, Los Angeles
Chris Dercon, Rotterdam
De Ateliers, Amsterdam
Fries Museum, Leeuwarden
Georg Herold, Cologne
Luc Tuymans, Antwerp
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
The Bank of the Netherlands
The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Museum of Old and New Art, State Collection of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Tasmania
Rubell Family Collection, Miami
Saatchi Collection, London
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Tate Modern, London
Willem Oorbeek, Brussels

Exhibitions

2009
Modern Art, London, United Kingdom (solo)
2009
Frieze Art Fair, London, United Kingdom
2008
Life on Mars. The 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, United States
2008
BASE: OBJECT, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, United States
2008
The 7th Gwangju Biennale 2008, Gwangju, Korea
2008
Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2008
Sonsbeek Sculpture Exhibition, Sonsbeek Park, Arnhem
2007
Unmonumental: Falling to Pieces in the 21st Century, Curated by Richard Flood, Laura Hoptman and Massimiliano Gioni, The New Museum, New York
2007
Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
2007
# Red Eye: Los Angeles Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida # UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
2007
Matthew Monahan, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (solo)
2007
African Masks and Fetishes, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (solo)
2006
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London (solo)
2006
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
2005
Anton Kern Gallery, New York (solo)
2005
Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam (solo)
2004
Remembering (curated by Charles Gaines), UC Riverside Gallery, Riverside
2004
MB: the Mary Blair story, with My Barbarian, Redcat, Los Angeles
2004
To Be Recycled, Six Months, Los Angeles
2003
Commission mural for Rehabilitation Center, Leiden (solo)
2003
Anton Kern Gallery, New York (solo)
2003
Tussen Droom en Daad, Fonds BK, Amsterdam
2002
Civilized Special Zone, Lara Schnitger and Matthew Monahan, Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen (solo)
2002
Anton Kern Gallery, New York (solo)
2001
I Love NY, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
2001
Mean Mercy, Tent, Rotterdam
2001
Free-standing, Beaver College Art Gallery, Philadelphia
2001
11 x Dutch Art, National Center for Art, St. Petersburg
2001
The Modern Institute, Glasgow
2000
Gozaimas, Bureau Stedelijk, Amsterdam (solo)
2000
Exorcism Aesthetic Terrorism, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam
1999
Glad Ijs/Thin Ice, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1999
ArtLovers, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool
1999
Subreal/The Human Condition, LA International Bienial, Inmo Gallery, Los Angeles
1999
Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
1999
Artist’s Proof, Buro Leeuwarden, Friesmuseum, Leeuwarden (solo)
1999
Like Stink on a Monkey, Archipel, Apeldoorm (solo)
1998
Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam (solo)
1998
Fools Gold, The Bank of Netherlands (solo)
1998
Morning Glory, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
1998
Exterminating Angel (curated by Joshua Decter), Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
1998
Going Up the Country, ACHK De Pavijoens, Almere
1997
Night at Life, curated by Hoyt Brown, Life, New York
1997
Anton Kern Gallery, New York (solo)
1996
Mums Tattoo (curated by Luc Tuymans), Sien La, Antwerp
1996
Zeno’s Quiver, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (solo)

Literature

2008
Smith, Roberta. An Alien Sighting on Planet Pittsburgh, The New York Times online, May 9
2008
Scene and Heard: Space Oddity, ArtForum.com, May 5
2008
Howe, David Everitt. Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century, Art Review, March, p. 148
2008
Red Eye: LA Artists From The Rubell Family Collection, (exhibition catalogue), published by The Rubell Family Collection, Miami
2007
Unmonumental: Falling to Pieces in the 21st Century, (exhibition catalogue), published by the New Museum and Phaidon
2007
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (exhibition catalogue)
2007
Matthew Monahan, ArtForum, December, p. 334-335
2007
Gaines, Malik. Under the Volcano:History and What We Make of the Work of Matthew Monahan, Modern Painters, October, p. 76-83
2007
Griffin, Jonathan. Back to Eden’s Edge, Frieze, October, p. 255
2007
Beradini, Andrew. MOCA Focus: Matthew Monahan, Art Review, October, p. 162
2007
Myers, Terry R. Eden’s Edge: Fifteen LA Artists, Art Review, September, p. 116
2007
West, Kevin. Face Time, W Magazine, August, p. 86
2007
Dunne, Aidan. Shape of Things Falling Apart, The Irish Times, February 14
2006
* Garnett, Daisy. The Collector: Why the Collector Mera Rubell Keeps it all in the Family, The New York Times Magazine, December 3, p. 74-75
2006
# Herbert, Martin. Matthew Monahan, Katy Moran, Time Out London, November # Matthew Monahan, Flash Art, January-February, p. 75
2006
Monahan, Matthew. Matthew Monahan: Zeno’s Quiver, Stedelijk Museum Bulletin, August 30, p. 83-85
2004
Fragile Kingdom, ARTIMO Amsterdam, text by Matthew Monahan and Klaus Biesenbach
2003
* 10 Years SMBA, We show Art 1, Stedelijk Buro Amsterdam, Amsterdam, text by Matthew Monahan
2003
Blue Tuesdays, De ateliers 1963-2003, Amsterdam
2002
* Schambelan, Elizabeth. Matthew Monahan and Georg Herold and Anton Kern, Art in America, July, p. 92
2002
Gioni, Massimiliano. Night on Earth, Flash Art, March-April, p. 65
2000
Exorcism/Aesthetic Terrorism, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen
2000
SMBA NO 55 Gozaimas, Stedelijk buro Amsterdam, Amsterdam
1999
Prix NI 99, Gallery Nouvelles Images, The Hague
1998
Neuro-Artomnomy, Erasmus University, Rotterdam text Matthew Monahan, Lara Schnitger
1997
Stedelijk Museum Bulletin, artist’s writing