Ryan McGinness  (American, 1972) 

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Ryan McGinness Biography
1972   Born, Virginia Beach, VA. Received BFA from Carnegie Mellon College of Fine Arts, Pittsburgh, PA. Worked as Curatorial Assistant, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA.
  Lives and works in New York, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2013   Ryan McGinness - Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki
contemporary magic - Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA
2012   Units of Meaning - Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
Women: Blacklight Paintings & Sculpture - Charles Bank Gallery, New York City, NY
Ryan McGinness: Women: Sketches & Solutions - Gering & López Gallery, New York City, NY
2011   Ryan McGinness Trophies - Prism, West Hollywood, CA
Ryan Mcginness Works On Paper - Country Club - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Ryan McGinness, Recent Paintings - Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010   New Tondos, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
Studio Franchise, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2009   Ryan McGinness Works, Deitch Projects, New York, NY (solo)
Mindscapes & Blackholes, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO (solo)
The Garden at 4AM, Curated by Paul Laster & Renée Riccardo, Gana Art, New York
2008   Royal Academy Illustrated, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
Aesthetic Comfort, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH (solo)
Aesthetic Comfort, Artcore/Fabrice Marcolini, Toronto, Canada (solo)
A Shadow Feeling of Loss, Paolo Curti/Annamaria Gambuzzi and Co., Milan, Italy (solo)
Beautiful Losers, Curated by Aaron Rose & Christian Strike
2007   stephane simoens, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium (solo)
Varied Editions, Pace Prints, New York, NY (solo)
A Rich Fantasy Life, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA (solo)
Monumental Drawing, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, TX
2006   Graphic Content, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, OH
Art on Paper 2006, Curated by Xandra Eden, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
The World Is Round, Public Art Fund, MetroTech, Brooklyn, NY
USA Today, The Saatchi Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
Never Odd Or Even, Galeria Moriarty, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Never Odd Or Even, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Never Odd Or Even, Paolo Curti/Annamaria Gambuzzi and Co., Milan, Italy (solo)
2005   Max Wigram Gallery, London, England, Threshold
P.S.1 / Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, Greater New York 2005
Danziger Projects, New York, NY, New Paintings (solo)
Deitch Projects, New York, NY, Installationview (solo)
Publico, Cincinnati, OH, Wall Paintings (solo)
Andre Simoens Gallery, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium, The Burden of Keeping it Real (solo)
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA , Pain-Free Kittens (solo)
2004   Galerie du Jour, Paris, France, Multiverse (solo)
Matter, New York, NY, Bucky Balls (solo)
Galeria Moriarty, Madrid, Spain, Living Signs (solo)
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
Salina Art Center, Salina, KS
Will Boys Be Boys? Questioning Adolescent Masculinity in Contemporary Art, Organized by Independent Curators International, Curated by Shamim Momin
2003   222 Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, Project Rainbow (solo)
Projects, New York, NY, Worlds within Worlds (solo)
Black Market Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, Sponsorship (solo)
Buia Gallery, New York, NY ,Airtight Plan for Killing
Galerie du Jour, Paris, France A New New York Scene
New Image Art, Los Angeles, CA Lead Poisoning, Curated by Rich Jacobs & Marsea Goldberg
Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, North Star Video Screening
2002   Gas Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, This Dream Is So Life-Like (solo)
Printed Matter, New York, NY, Products Are The New Art (solo)
Deitch Projects, New York, NY, Dream Garden (with Julia Chiang) (solo)
Twentyfour, Vancouver, Canada, Fancy Is a Verb (solo)
Stux Gallery Project Room, New York, NY, Sign Language (solo)
Gallery Rocket, Tokyo, Japan, SK8 on The Wall
Deitch Projects, New York, NY, Session The Bowl
A-Part Gallery, London, Street Wise
Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, Group Show
2001   Artissima, Turin-Torino, Italy, Artissima Turin Art Fair
Galeria Dasto and Centro de Arte Dasto, Oviedo, Spain, Grandes Arquitecturas
Pequeñas, Curated by Fernando Martin Galan
Exit Art, New York, NY, Spunky
Ground Zero, New York, NY ,Group Show, Curated by Jodi Hanel and Jenny Moore
Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, Evolution Is the Theory of Everything (solo)
Galerie de Miguel, München, Germany, Sign Age (solo)
Colette, Paris, France, Pieceofmind (solo)
Joseph Silvestro Gallery, Brooklyn, NY ,Vocabularytest (solo)
2000   Houston Gallery, Seattle, WA, Shtick (solo)
Alife, New York, NY, Luxurygood (solo)
White Box, New York, NY , Critic as Grist, Curated by Michael Portnoy
Rare, New York, NY ,Tomorrow, Curated by Andréa Salerno and Mari Spirito
Babylon, London, UK ,Le Salon for Art Collectors, Curated by Vanessa Suchar
Steffany Martz, New York, NY, Group Show
Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT, Interior Spaces in Contemporary Art
1999   Zakka, New York, NY, Flatnessisgod (solo)
Gale Gates, Brooklyn, NY, Size Matters
Rare, New York, NY , Photo Synthesis, DFN Gallery, New York, NY, Road Show
Sixth@Prince Fine Art, New York, NY, Room with a View, Curated by Jeff Gleich
Patricia Correia Gallery, Los Angeles, CA ,LA National Juried Art Exhibition, Curated by Mat Gleason
1998   Archibold Arts, New York, NY, Fresh Blood: 13 Young Artists
Vanessa Suchar, London, UK, Le Salon for Art Collectors
Chaos, New York, NY, Networking Is a Skill (solo)
1997   Steffany Martz, New York, NY, Summer Invitational
Mary Anthony, New York, NY, Wet Paint
a+a Company, New York, NY, Group Show
Manhattan Athletic Club, New York, NY, No Sweat (solo)
Mad River Post, New York, NY, Slow Children Playing, Curated by Gil Presti (solo)
1996   a+a Company, New York, NY, Clever Title Goes Here (solo)
Printed Matter, New York, NY, Giftland v: Democra$y
Artists Space, New York, NY, Night of 1,000 Drawings
Selected Public Collections
  Cora Diamond Corporation
  The Judy & Rob Mann Collection
  Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe
  The Phil Schrager Collection
  The Michael Krichman & Carmen Cuenca Collection
  The Matthew & Iris Strauss Collection
  JP Morgan Chase Art Program
  MTV Networks
  The Neuberger Berman Collection
  Hallmark Art Collection
  The Schwab Family Collection
  Gilberto e Rosa Sandretto Collection
  The Malingue Collection
  Sammlung Plum & Akzo Nobel Art Foundation
  The Richard E. Jacobs Group
  The Shockey Family Collection
  Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León
  The Misumi Collection
  Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
  The Charles Saatchi Collection Saastamoinen Foundation
  Emma Museum of Modern Art Espoo, Finland
  Norton Family Foundation
  Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
  UBS Collection, New York
  Bank of America, New York
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
  Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego