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Sean Scully Biography
1945   Born in Dublin, Ireland on January 3rd
1949   Family moved to London
1965 - 1968   Studied at Croydon College of Art, London, England
1968 - 1972   Studied at Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1972 - 1973   Studied at Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
1973 - 1975   Taught at Chelsea School of Art and Goldsmiths' School of Art, London, United Kingdom
1975   Moved to the United States
1977 - 1983   Taught at Princeton University
1983   Received Guggenheim Fellowship
1983   Became American Citizen
1983   Received Artist's Fellowship from the National Endowment for the Arts
1990   Monograph published by Hudson Hills Press, New York
1992   Revisited Morocco in December to make a film on Matisse for the BBC
1993   First exhibition of the Catherine Paintings in the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
1994   Made first paintings in new studio in Barcelona in the summer
1994   Participated in the Joseph Beuys Lectures, Ruskin School of Drawing and Fine Art, Oxford University, Oxford, UK
1994   Participated in a colloquium held in conjunction with the exhibition 'Richard Pousette, Dart (1916, 1992)' at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
1994   Moved into a new studio in Chelsea, New York City
1994   Made an honorary member of the London Institute
2002   Started working as a part-time professor of painting at Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich, Germany
2003   Massachusetts College of Art, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree
2003   National University of Ireland, Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts Degree
2006   Sean Scully Room, A room dedicated to Sean Scullys’ work, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland, opened on May 5th
1945 - Present   Lives and works in the USA
Selected Exhibitions
2013   EDGE, ORDER, RUPTURE, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
2012 - 2013   Sean Scully: Iona & Related Paintings, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
2012   Sean Scully: Retrospective, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Switzerland (solo)
2012   Sean Scully: Grey Wolf – Retrospektive, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland and Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Austria (solo)
2012   Sean Scully: Doric, Benaki Museum of Art, Athens, Greece and Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain (solo)
2012   Sean Scully: Luz del Sur, Alhambra – Palacio Carlos V, Granada, Spain (solo)
2011   "Sean Scully. Works on Paper," Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, The George Washington University, Washington D.C. (solo)
2011   “The Minimal Gesture,” Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2011   “Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection,” The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio
2011   “The Shadow of the Corner of the Wall: Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully,” Das Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany
2011   “Photography,” LA Louver Gallery, Venice, California
2011   “The Cracked Looking Glass,” Main Gallery and Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library, Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey
2010   “Liliane,” Alexander and Bonin, New York, New York (solo)
2010   Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England (solo)
2010   “Iona,” Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
2010   “Sean Scully: Works from the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth,” Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas (solo)
2010   “Works from the 1980s,” Organized by Visual Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Ireland and Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, United Kingdom (solo)
2010   “The Pictorial World of Sean Scully,” Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
2010   “Building a Collection: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings,” National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2010   “17 Malern,” Bayerische Akademia der Schonen Kunst, Munich, Germany
2010   “The Moderns: The Arts in Ireland from the 1900s to the 1970s,” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2010   “Decameron,” New York Studio School, New York, New York
2010   “Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
2010   Summer Exhibition 2010,” Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
2010   “More Photographs Than Bricks,” The George Washington University, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, Washington, D.C.
2010   “From Homer to Hopper: American Watercolor Masterworks from the Currier Museum of Art,” Manchester, New Hampshire
2010   “Works of Art from the UBS Art Collection,” Der OpernTurm, Frankfurt, Germany
2010   “Memento,” 401 Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
2010   “Hugh Lane Contemporary Print Collection,” The Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Ireland
2009   “Recent Paintings,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York (solo)
2009   Walter Storms Galerie, Munich, Germany (solo)
2009   “Modern & Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art,” Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire
2009   Shaping Reality: Geometric Abstraction after 1960,” Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
2009   “Histories of the Frontier,” Institut Valencia d'Art Modern (IVAM), Valencia, Spain
2009   “Preview for upcoming exhibitions,” Jamileh Weber Gallery, Zurich, Swirtzerland
2009   “Pop to Present,” Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, California
2009   “Building with Colour,” Gallery North, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
2009   “Drei. Das Triptychon in der Moderne,” Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
2009   “Regards Croises. Les oeuvres de la BEI a la BCEE,” Galerie d’Art
2009   ContemporainAm Tunnel & Espace Edward Steichen, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2009   “Paintings from the 80’s,” Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England (solo)
2009   “Constantinople or The Sensual Concealed: The Imagery of Sean Scully,” MKM Museum Küppersmühle of Modern Art, Duisberg, Germany; Traveling to Ulster Museum, Belfast; Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen; Kunstsammlungen, Chemnitz (solo)
2009   “Synchronies: Undercurrents in European and American Postwar Abstraction,” Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, California
2008   “The Prints of Sean Scully,” The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, New York (solo)
2008   “The Painted Surface,” Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
2008   “The Art of the Stripe,” Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire (solo)
2008   “Abstraction in the IVAM Collection,” Institut Valencia d'Art Moderne, Valencia, Spain
2008   “Monet-Kandinsky-Rothko and Aftermath: Paths of Abstract Painting,” Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria
2008   Sean Scully, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain, 27 November (solo)
2008   Sean Scully: La surface peinte, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France, 16 May - 3 July (solo)
2008   Sean Scully: The Art of the Stripe, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA, January 12 - March 9 (solo)
2007 - 2008   Sean Scully: A Retrospective, curated by Danilo Eccher, Miro Foundation, Barcelona, June 28 – September 30; travelled to: Musee d’Art Moderne de Saint Etienne Metropole, February 8 - April 6; MACRO al Mattatoio, Rome, April 18 - August 17 (solo)
2007 - 2008   The Prints of Sean Scully, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, USA, May 18 - October 08, travelled to: Naples Museum of Art, Florida, USA, November 10 - January 13; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota, USA, March 01 - May 04; Hyde Collection, Glens Fall, New York, USA, September 05 - November 02 (solo)
2007   Sean Scully; Walls of Aran, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, May 4 – June 2 (solo)
2007   “Photos and Prints,” Galerie Kluser 2, Munich, Germany (solo)
2007   “Aran,” Galerie Lelong, New York, New York (solo)
2007   Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain; Traveled through 2008 to Musée d’art Moderne Saint-Étienne Métropole, Saint-Étienne, France; MACRO al Mattatoio, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy (solo)
2007   Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
2007   “The Jeff Baldus Collection,” Clausen Art Gallery, Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, Iowa
2007   “Samuel Beckett,” Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
2007   “The Prints of Sean Scully,” Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C.; Traveled through 2008 to Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota; and the Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, New York
2007   “Walls of Aran,” Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2006 - 2007   Sean Scully, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, November 22 - January 20 (solo)
2005 - 2007   Wall of Light, Phillips Collection, Washington DC, October 22, 2005 – January 8, 2006; The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Dallas, Texas, February 12 – May 28; Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio, June 26 – September 3; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA, September 25 – January 14, 2007 (solo)
2006   Sean Scully, L.A. Louver, California, USA, May 12 - June 30 (cat.) (solo)
2005   Sean Scully, Sala Alcala 31, Madrid, Spain, October 27 – December 11 (solo)
2005   Sean Scully, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK, May 25 – July 23 (cat.) (solo)
2005   Sean Scully: New Work, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA, May 12 – June 25 (solo)
2005   Sean Scully, le centre de la Gravure et de l’image imprimée, La Louviere, Belgium, May 14 – August 14 (solo)
2005   Sean Scully, Faith – Hope - Love, Augustinerkloster, Erfut, Germany, March – April (solo)
2005   Sean Scully, Fotografias, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain, May – July (cat.) (solo)
2005   Sean Scully, Graphic Works, Fenton Gallery, Cork, Ireland, March 16 – April 9 (solo)
2005   Soltano Un Quadro Al Massimo, Accademia Tedesca Roma Villa Massimo, Rome, Italy, September 14 – October 21
2005   SIAR 50, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland, November 17 – February 19
2005   Minimalism and After IV, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
2005   Eye of the Storm: The IMMA Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland, December 13, 2005 – April 17, 2006
2005   Western Biennale of Art: Art Tomorrow, curated by Edward Lucie-Smith, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, California
2005   The Giving Person, curated by Lorand Hegyi, Fondazione Culturale Edison, Naples, Italy
2005   Points of View: Landscapes and Photography, Galerie Lelong, New York
2005   Summer Group show, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, August 12 – September 03
2004   Sean Scully: Body of Light, National Gallery of Australia, July 23 – October 10 (solo)
2004   Sean Scully: Holly Paintings, Kunstverein Aichach, Germany, May 16 – June 13 (solo)
2004   Sean Scully: Winter Robe, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France, May 13 – July 10 (cat.) (solo)
2004   Sean Scully: Prints 1983- 2003, Irish Cultural Centre, Paris, France (solo)
2004   Sean Scully, Centro Jose Guerrero and Federico Garcia Lorca Foundation, Granada (cat.), May 16 – July 4 (solo)
2004   Sean Scully, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, March 31 – April 30 (solo)
2004   Sean Scully, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany, April 5 – April 24 (solo)
2004   Paintings From the 70s, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK, March 30 – April 8 (solo)
2004   Los Monocromos: De Malevisch Al Presente, Museo Nacional Centro de Art Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain, June 15 – September 06
2003 - 2004   Sean Scully, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tempere, Finland; Stiftung Weimarerer Klassik, Weimar, Germany; National Gallery of Austria, Canberra, September 13, 1993 – February 15, 2004 (cat.) LA Louver Gallery, California, November 21 – January 3 (solo)
2003   Sean Scully: Wall of Light, Figures, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK, June 11 – July 12 (cat.) (solo)
2003   Sean Scully, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain (cat,) May 19 – end of July (solo)
2003   Sean Scully, Hôtel des Arts, Toulon, France, April 26 June - 15 (cat.) (solo)
2002   Sean Scully, Camara de Comercio de Cantabria, Santander, Spain; Ayuntamiento de Pamplona, Polvorin de la Cindadela (cat.) (solo)
2002   Sean Scully, Gemaldegalerie Neue Meister Staaliche (solo)
2002   Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany, April 19 – June 26 (cat.) (solo)
2002   Kunstsammlungen, Dresden, Germany, April 19 – June 26 (cat.) (solo)
2002   Sean Scully, LA Louver Gallery, Los Angeles, USA, October 25 – November 30 (solo)
2002   Sean Scully, Centro de Art Hélio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (cat.) (solo)
2002   Augeenblik, Foto/ Kunst, Sammlung Essl, Klosternberg, Austria (cat.)
2002   Fundação, Bienal De São Paulo, 25 Bienal De São Paulo, Brazil (cat.)
2002   Margins of Abstraction, curated by Robert Knafo, Kouors Gallery, New York, USA
2002   117th Annual Exhibition, National Academy of Design, New York, USA
2002   No Object, No Subject, No Matter… Abstraction in the IMMA Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Ireland
2001 - 2002   Sean Scully: Wall of Light, curated by Michael Auping, Museo De Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey; Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico (cat.) (solo)
2001   Sean Scully, Barcelona Etchings for Frederico Garcia Lorca Instituto Cervantes, London, UK (solo)
2001   Sean Scully: Light and Gravity, Knoedler + Company, USA, New York, USA, March 8 – April 28 (cat.) (solo)
2001   New Works on Paper and Photographs, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA, March 10 – April 21 (solo)
2001   Paintings, Drawings, Photographs 1990, 2001, Kunstsammlung, Nordrhein, Westfallen – Düsseldorf, Germany: Haus de Kunst, Munich, Germany; I.V.A.M, Valencia, Spain, (cat.) (solo)
2001   Sean Scully Work on Paper, Rex Irwin Gallery, Woollahra, Australia; Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne, Australia; Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
2001   Sean Scully, Le Musée Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland (solo)
2001   Sean Scully; walls/windows/horizons, David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, USA, September 8 – October 8 (solo)
2001   A Century of Drawing, The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA (cat.), November 18 – April 7
2001   Watercolor: In the Abstract, curated by Pamela Auchincloss, Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glens Falls, New York; Michael C Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery, USA; Butler Institute of American Art, Ohio, USA; Ben Shan Gallery, New Jersey, USA; Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, DePaul University, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA
2000   New Works, Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland
2000   On Canvas: Contemporary Painting from the Collection, The Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
2000   L’Ombra Della Ragione, Galleria D’Arte Moderna Bologna, Bologna, Italy, May 13 – October 29
2000   September Selections, Knoedler & Company, New York, USA
2000   Drawings, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA; Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain (cat.) January 11 – March 12 (solo)
2000   Estampes 1983, 1999, Musee des Beaux Arts de Caen, Caen, France (cat.) (solo)
2000   Sean Scully Photographies, Galerie de l‘ancien college Ecole municipale d’Arts plastiques, Chatellerault, France (solo)
2000   Sean Scully, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK (solo)
2000   Graphics, Galleria d’Arte A+A, Venice, Italy (solo)
2000   Sean Scully, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain, March – April (solo)
1999 - 2000   Sean Scully: Barcelona Paintings, Galerie Bernd Klüser, München, Germany, December 1999 – February 2000 (cat.) (solo)
1996 - 2000   Works on Paper 1975, 1996, Graphische Sammlung, Munich, Germany; Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; Henie+Onstad Art Centre, Hovikodden, Norway; Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK; Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Art, Dublin, Ireland; Herning, Denmark; Milwaukee, USA; Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA; Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA; Albright, Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA (cat.) (solo)
1999   Sean Scully, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France, March 4 – April 17 (cat.) (solo)
1999   Print Retrospective, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, Austria; Musee du Dessin et de l’Estampe Originale, Gravelines, France; Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (catalogue raisonne) (solo)
1999   Sean Scully: New Paintings and Works on Paper, Danese Gallery and Gallery Lelong, New York, USA; South London Gallery, London, UK, June 16 – August 1 (cat.) (solo)
1999   Sean Scully: Work From Garner Tullis Workshop, Galerie Kornfeld, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1999   Sean Scully, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany; Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK (solo)
1999   Sean Scully, Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria, June 4 – August 29 (cat.) (solo)
1999   Sean Scully, Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1999   Sean Scully, Mira Goddard gallery, Toronto, Canada (solo)
1999   Sean Scully, Galerie Weinberger, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
1999   Sean Scully, Galeria Antonia Puyo, Zaragoza, Spain (solo)
1999   Sean Scully, Galerie Le Triangle Blue, Stavelot, Belgium (solo)
1999   The Essl Collection: The First View, Museum Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuberg, Vienna, Austria, November 6, 1999 – October 31, 2000
1999   Signature pieces: Contemporary British Prints and Multiples, Alan Christea Gallery, London, UK
1999   Unlocking the Grid: Concerning the Grid in Recent Painting, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, USA
1999   Drawing in the Present Tense, Parsons School of Design, New York, USA and (2000) Eastern Connecticut State University, Willimantic, Connecticut, USA
1999   1999 Drawings, Alexander + Bonin, New York, USA, December 11 – January 22
1999   Side by Side, Knoedler + Company, New York, USA
1999   Geometry as Design: Structures of Modern Art from Albers to Paik, Neue National Galerie, Berlin, Germany
1998   Zeit und Materie, Baukunst, Cologne, Germany
1998   Contemporary Art: The Janet, Wolfson de Botton Gift, Tate Gallery, London, UK
1998   The Edward R. Collection: A Selection of Works, Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida, USA
1998   Photographies, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
1998   On A Clear Day, Graphische Sammlung, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
1998   Arterias: Collection Of Contemporary Art, Fundacio La Caixa Malmö Konstall, Malmö, Sweden
1998   Large Scale Drawings, Danese Gallery, New York, USA
1998   Jan Dibbets/ Sean Scully Fotografias, Galeria Estiarte, Madrid, Spain
1998   Sean Scully/ Lawrence Carroll, Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA
1998   Group Exhibition, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
1998   Corcoran Biennial, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA (cat.)
1998   Acquisitions 1997, Le Conseil General du Val de Marne FDAC, exhibited at Hôtel du Departemnt, Creteil, France
1998   Sarajevo 2000, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wein, Vienna, Austria
1998   Matrix Berkley 1978, 1998, University of Califonia, Berkley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkley, California, USA
1998   En Norsk Samling Au Europeisk Kunst, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Norway
1997   Sean Scully 1987, 1997, Sala de Expositions Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain, March 13 – May 11; Salas del Palacio Episcopal, Plaza del Obispo, Malaga, Spain; Fundacio ‘la Caixa’, Palma de Mallorca, Spain, March 13 – May 11 (cat.) (solo)
1997   Sean Scully 1982, 1996, Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, UK, June 7 – July 13 (cat.) (solo)
1997   Recent Paintings, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France, March 20 – May 24 (cat.) (solo)
1997   Sean Scully, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
1997   Floating Paintings and Photographs, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA (solo)
1997   Sean Scully, Galeria DV, San Sebastian, Spain (cat.) (solo)
1997   Sean Scully, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA, September 6 – October 25 (solo)
1997   Sean Scully, Jamieh Weber gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, November 22 – February 28 (solo)
1997   Sean Scully, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA (solo)
1997   After The Fall: Abstract Painting, Snug Harbour Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, USA
1997   British Arts Council Collection, Royal Festival Hall, London, UK
1997   The Pursuit of Painting, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
1997   Prints, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA
1997   Prints, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
1997   A Century of Irish Paintings: Selections from the Collection of the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland; The Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan; Yamanashi Perfectural Museum of Art, Yamanashi, Japan (cat.)
1997   The View From Denver: Contemporary American Art from the Denver Art Museum, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
1997   Thirty Five Years at Crown Point Press: Making Prints, Doing Art, The National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA and the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, USA (cat.)
1997   Singular Impressions: The Monotype in America, The National Museum of American Art, Washington DC, USA
1996 - 1997   Floating Paintings and Work on Paper, Galerie Nationale de Jeu de Paume, Paris, France; Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz, Linz, Austria; Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal (cat.) (solo)
1996   Catherine Paintings, Casino Luxembourg, Forum d’Art Contemporain, Luxembourg (cat.) May 23 – July 14 (solo)
1996   Sean Scully, Editions T, Barcelona, Spain, February – April (cat.) (solo)
1996   Paintings and Work on Paper, Galeria d’Arte Moderna, Villa delle Rose, Bologna, Italy, May 31 – September 1 (cat.) (solo)
1996   Sean Scully, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain (cat.) (solo)
1996   Pastels, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA (solo)
1996   Prints, Galerie Angelika Harthan, Stuggart, Germany (solo)
1996   Sean Scully, Galerie Nationale du Jeude Paume, Paris, France, October 8 – December (solo)
1996   XV Salon des los 16, Museo de Antropologia, Madrid, Spain
1996   Balancing Act, Room Gallery, New York, USA
1996   Nuevas Abstracciones, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain; Kunstalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany; Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
1996   Bare Bones, TZ Art, New York, USA
1996   Festival de Culture Irlandaise Contemporaine, Ecoles des Beaux Arts, Paris, France
1996   Thinking Print, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
1996   Holländisches Bad: Radierungen zur Renaissaince einer Technik, Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany; Brect Haus, Weissensee, Berlin, Germany
1995 - 1996   Sean Scully: Twenty Years, Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C., USA; High Museum of Modern Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA; Centre Cultural de la Fundació ‘La Caixa’, Barcelona, Spain; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland; Schirn Kunstalle, Frankfurt, Germany (cat.) (solo)
1995 - 1996   Sean Scully: The Beauty of the Real, Galerie Bernd Klüser, München, Germany, December 1995 – January 1996 (cat.) (solo)
1995   Sean Scully, Galeria El Dario Vasco, San Sebastian, Spain (cat.) (solo)
1995   Sean Scully, Galeria De l’Ancien College, Chatellerault, France (cat.) (solo)
1995   Sean Scully, Waddington Galleries, London, UK, June 7 – July 8 (cat.) (solo)
1995   Sean Scully, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA, October 28 – December 16 (solo)
1995   Sean Scully, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany (cat.) (solo)
1995   Catherine Paintings, Kunstalle Bielefeld; Palais des Beaux Arts, Charleroi, Belgium (cat.) (solo)
1995   Seven From The Seventies, Knoedler Gallery, New York, USA
1995   New Publications, Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, USA
1995   New York Abstract, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orelans, Louisiana, USA
1995   US Prints, Retretti Center, Punkaharju, Finland
1995   Color + Structure, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA
1994 - 1995   Sean Scully: La Forma e lo Spirito, Galleria Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy, November 24 1994 – January 14 1995 (solo)
1994   Sean Scully, Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (cat.) (solo)
1994   Works on Paper, Knoedler and Company USA, New York, USA (solo)
1994   Sean Scully, Butler Gallery, Kiken Castle, Ireland (solo)
1994   Sean Scully, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
1994   Recent Painting Acquisitions, Tate Gallery, London, UK
1994   Contemporary Watercolours: Europe and America, UNT Art Gallery, Denton, Texas, USA
1994   For 25 Years Brooke Alexander Editions, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
1994   Recent Acquisitions: Paintings From the Collection, The Irish Museum of Art, Dublin, Ireland
1994   L’Incanto e La Trascendenza, Galleria Civica de Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
1994   British Abstract Art, Flowers East Gallery, London, UK
1994   Recent Acquisitions: Prints and Paintings, Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
1993   Sean Scully, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA, May 1 – June 26 (solo)
1993   Catherine Paintings, Fort Worth Modern Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas, USA, May 16 – July 25 (cat.) (solo)
1993   Sean Scully, Waddington Galleries, London, UK (solo)
1993   Sean Scully, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany (cat.) (solo)
1993   Tutte Le Strade Portano A Roma, The Exhibition Center of Rome, Rome, Italy
1993   Beyond Print, Tobor de Nagy Gallery, New York, USA
1993   Drawing in Black and White, The Museum of Modern Art, The New York Grolier Club, New York, USA (cat.)
1993   American and European Prints, Machida City Museum of Arts, Tokyo, Japan (cat.)
1993   American and European Works on Paper, Gallery Martin Wieland, Trier, Germany
1993   Italia, America L’Astrazione Redefinita, Dicastro Cultura, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Republica di San Marino, Italy (cat.)
1993   Partners, Annely Juda Fine Art, London, UK (cat.)
1993   25 Years, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA (cat.)
1993   Modernities, Baumgartner Galleries, Washington DC, USA
1993   5 One Person Shows, Jamileh Weber Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
1992   Prints, Weinberger Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark (solo)
1992   Woodcuts, Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1992   Prints and Related Work, Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, USA (solo)
1992   Woodcuts, Bobbie Greenfield Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA, January 31 – March 7 (solo)
1992   Woodcuts, Stephen Solovy Fine Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA (solo)
1992   Sean Scully, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA (solo)
1992   Sean Scully, The Carpenter Center, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA (solo)
1992   Sean Scully, Waddington Galleries, London, UK, November (cat.) (solo)
1992   Four Series Of Prints, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
1992   Recent Abstract Painting, Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
1992   Collaboration in Monotype from the Garner Tullis Workshop, Sert Gallery, Carpenter Centre for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
1992   Geteilte Bilder, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany (cat.)
1992   Behind Bars, Thread Waxing Space, New York, USA (cat.)
1992   Color Block Prints of the 20th Century, Associated American Artists, New York, USA (cat.)
1992   Whitechapel Open, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK
1992   Painted on Press: Recent Abstract Print, Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA
1992   Monotypes, Woodcuts, Drawings, Europaische Akademie Fur Bildende Kunst, Trier, Germany
1992   Monotypes from Garner Tullis Workshop, SOMA Gallery, San Diego, California, USA
1992   44th Annual Academy, Institute Purchase Exhibition, American Academy of Arts and Letters, Galeria Sergio Tossi, Prato, Italy (cat.)
1991   Paintings and Works on Paper, Jamieh Weber Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland (cat.) (solo)
1991   Small Format Works on Paper, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
1991   Post-modern Prints, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
1991   La Metafisica Della Luce, John Goode Gallery, New York, USA, curated by Demetrio Paparoni
1990   Sean Scully, Karsten Greve Gallery, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1990   Drawings: Joseph Beuys, Paul Rotterdam, Sean Scully, Arnold Herstand, & Company, Anthony Ralph Gallery, New York, USA (cat.)
1990   Sean Scully/Donald Sultan; Abstraction/ Representation, Stanford Art Gallery, Stanford University, Stanford, California (cat.)
1990   Geometric Abstraction, Marc Richards Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA
1990   Artists in the Abstract, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA (cat.)
Selected Public Collections
  Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
  Tokyo International Forum, Tokyo, Japan
  Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
  Stattsgalerie, Stuttgard, Germany
  Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
  The Tate Gallery, London, UK
  Ulster Museum, Belfast, Ireland
  University of Limerick, Ireland
  Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK
  Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
  Zentrum fur Kunst und Medien Technologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
  Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia
  Musee Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland
  Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria
  Museum Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern, Germany
  Museum fur Sub, Kultur, Berlin, Germany
  Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz, Linz, Austria
  Northern Arts Association, Newcastle, upon, Tyne, UK
  Ruhr Universitat Bochum, Germany
  Saastamoisien Saatio, Helsinki, Finland
  Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
  Sammlung Essl-Vienna, Austria
  Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany
  Kunstammlung, Nordrhein, Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
  Kunst und Museumsverein Wuppertal, Wuppertal, Germany
  Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
  Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle, upon, Tyne, UK
  Leicestershire Educational Authority, Leicester, UK
  Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, Denmark
  Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
  Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
  Musee de Val de Marne, Ivry, sur, seine, France
  Eastern Arts Association, Cambridge, UK
  Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, UK
  Foundation Stiftelesen Focus-Boras, Sweden
  Fundacio La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
  Gallery of Modern Art Laszlo Vass Collection, Veszprem, Hungary
  Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, Austria
  Hotel des Arts, Toulon, France
  Hunterian Art Gallery, Glasgow, UK
  Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
  Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
  Bayrische Staatsgemaeldesammlung, Munich, Germany
  Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France
  The British Council, London, UK
  Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
  Ceolfrith Art Center, Sunderland, UK
  Consejeria de cultura, Santander, Spain
  Contemporary Arts Society, London, UK
  Council of National Academic Awards, London, UK
  Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland
  The DG Bank Collection, Frankfurt, Germany
  Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California, USA
  Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. USA
  Snite Museum of Art, Notre Dame, Indiana, USA
  San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, USA
  The St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri, USA
  Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  Grafische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, Austria
  Arts Council of Great Britain, London, UK
  BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria
  Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, Venezuela
  Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, Mexico
  Museo de Arte Moderno, Col. Bosques de Chaultepec, Mexico
  Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Boston Massachusetts, USA
  Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
  National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
  Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida, USA
  Paine Webber Group, Inc., New York, USA
  Phillip Morris Inc., New York, USA
  The Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA
  Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA
  Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, California, USA
  First Bank Minneapolis, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
  Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York, USA
  Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA
  High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
  Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA
  Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
  Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
  Albright, Knox Gallery, Buffalo, USA
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico
  Chase Manhattan Bank, New York, USA
  Chemical Bank, New York, New York, USA
  Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
  Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio, USA
  Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
  Dallas Museum of Art, Texas, USA
Literature
2009   Sean Scully, Catalogue Raisonne of Paintings, to be published by IThe Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth with Thames & Hudson
2008   Unique Act, Five abstract painters: Frederic Matys Thursz, Sean Scully, Carmengloria Morales, Sean Shanahan, Ruth Root, Dublin: Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane in association with Lund Humphries
2007   Sean Scully – Walls of Aran, photographs by Sean Scully, text by Colm Tóibín and Sean Scully, published by Thames & Hudson
2007   Glorious Dust, by Sean Scully, essays by Arthur C. Danto, to be published by Steidl
2007   Prints Catalogue Raisonne, text by Joann Moser, published by IVAM in Spring 2007
2007   Book on Scully Writings, Spanish Language edition, published by Editorial Sintesis, Spring 2007
2007   Tribute to Arthur Danto, talk in The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, published by Library of Living Philisophers, date tbc.
2006   Richer, Francesca and Rosenzweig, Matthew (ed’s) No. 1 First works by 362 Artists
2006   Sean Scully, text by Sue Hubbard, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
2006   Sean Scully: Recent Paintings, LA Louver
2006   Sean Scully: The Architecture of Colour, Kunstmuseum, Liechtenstein
2006   Ingleby, Florence (ed.) Sean Scully: Resistance and Persistence, Selected Writings, published by Merrell Publishers
2005   Wall of Light, essays by Michael Auping, Stephen Bennett Phillips, and Anne Straus. The Phillips Collection, Rizzoli, New York, USA
2005   Sean Scully: Paintings and Works on Paper, essays by Edward King and William Feaver, interview by Liliane Tomasko, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Lakeland Arts Trust, Kendal, Cumbria, UK, March 21 – June 25
2005   Sean Scully, with text of a lecture given by Sean Scully at the Institute Valencia d’Art Modern, May 04 2004, Ingelby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
2005   Sean Scully: Fotografias, text by Mia Fineman, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain
2004   Sean Scully, Winter Robe, interview by Michael Peppiatt and essay by Amin Zweite, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2004   Sean Scully: Dedicado a Federico Garcia Lorca, Huerta de San Vincente, Granada, Spain
2004   Carrier, David, Sean Scully, Thames and Hudson, London
2004   The Colour of Time: The Photographs of Sean Scully, essays by Arthur C Danto and Mia Fineman, interview by Edward Lucie- Smith, edited by Garrett White, New York, Steidl, Göttingen, Germany
2004   Sean Scully, essays by Timo Vuorikoski, Donald Kuspit, Jürgen Habermas and Marjatta Saari, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere, Finland; Stiftung Weimarer Klassik und Kunstsammlungen, Weimar, Germany
2004   Sean Scully: Body of Light, essays by Brian Kennedy, Timo
2004   Vuorikoski, Arthur C. Danto, Jürgen Habermas, Donald Kuspit, Liliane Tomasko and Shaune A. Laking, interview by Jörg Zutter, Thames and Hudson, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
2003   Sean Scully: Wall of Light, Figures, interview by Kevin Power, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
2003   Sean Scully, essays by Gilles Altieri, Pierre Wat, Francisco Jarauta, interview by Hans- Michael Herzog, Hôtel des Arts, Toulon, France
2002   Sean Scully: zu Gast in der Galerie Neue Meister, Staaliche Kunstammlungen, Dresden, Germany
2002   Barrett, Terry, Interpreting Art: Reflecting, Wondering, and Responding, McGraw Hill, New York, USA
2002   Sean Scully, Galeria Ramis Barquet, Monterrey, Mexico
2002   Sean Scully: Wall of Light, text by Ronaldo Brito, Centro de Arte Helio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2001   Sean Scully: Wall of Light/ Muro de Luz, text by Michael Auping, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Mexico
2001   Sean Scully: Light to Dark text by Daniel Ababie, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
2001   Sean Scully: Gemälde, Pastelle, Aquarelle, Fotografien 1990 – 2000, essays by Armin Zweite, Bernd Klüser, Francisco Jarauta, Maria Müller, interview by Hans Michael Herzog, published by Richter Verlag, Düsseldorf, Germany; Kunstsammlung Nordrhein – Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany; Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany; IVAM Centre Julio Gonzales, Valencia, Spain
2001   Danto, Arthur C. Sean Scully: Light and Gravity, Knoedler & Company, New York, USA
2000   Sean Scully, essay by Francisco Jarauta, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain
1999   Sean Scully: Barcelona Paintings and Recent Editions, essays by Sean Scully and Bernd Klüser, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany
1999   Sean Scully: Prints, Catalogue Raisonné 1968 – 1999, Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, Austria; Musée du Dessin et de l’Etampe Originale, Gravelines, France; Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany
1999   Sean Scully, essay by Edward Lucie- Smith, interview by Hans- Michael Herzog, South London Gallery in association with Timothy Taylor gallery, London, UK
1999   Sean Scully, text by John Yau, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
1999   Sean Scully, essay by Kevin Power, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
1998   Sean Scully, text by Helmut Friedel, interview by Hans- Michael Herzog, Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria
1997   Sean Scully, text by Jean Frémon, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
1997   Sean Scully: Paintings, essay by Mark Glazebrook, interview by Irving Sandler, Manchester City Art Galleries, The Pale Green Press, London, UK
1997   Sean Scully, essays by Francisco Jarauta, Kevin Power, Jean Louis Schefer, Sala de Exposiciones Rekalde
1996   Sean Scully, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain
1996   Sean Scully, essays by Jean Louis Schefer, Xavier Girard, and Arthur C. Danto, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
1996   Sean Scully: obra grafica recent, texts by Demetriou Paparoni and Sean Scully, Edicions T Galeria D’Art, Barcelona, Spain
1996   Caldwell, John, The Collected Writings of John Caldwell, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, California, USA
1996   Sean Scully, essays by Danillo Eccher and David Carrier, interview by Hans- Michael Herzog, Galleria D’Arte Moderna Bologna, Charta, Milan, Italy
1996   Sean Scully: Works on Paper1975 – 1996, edited by Michael Semff, Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Munich, Germany
1995   Sean Scully: Vint Anyys, 1976 – 1995, Fundació ‘La Caixa’, Barcelona, Spain
1995   Sean Scully: The Beauty of the Real, essay by Bernd Klüser, interview by Hans- Michael Herzog, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany
1994   Sean Scully: La Forma e lo spirito, text by Demetrio Paparoni, Galleria Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
1994   Carrier, David, The Aesthetic in the City: The Philosophy and the Practice of American Abstract Painting in the 1980s, University Park, Pennsylvania, USA
1994   Sean Scully: Paintings 1971 – 1981, essays by Sam Hunter and Joseph Maschek, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
1993   Sean Scully: The Catherine Paintings, essays by Carter Ratcliff, Arthur C. Danto, Steven Henry Madoff, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, USA
1992   Sean Scully, essay by Paul Bonaventra, Waddington Galleries, London, UK
1991   Sean Scully: Prints from the Garner Tullis Workshop, Garner Tullis, New York, USA
1988   Sean Scully, essays by Takashi Nibuya and John Loughery, interview by Kazu Kaido, Fuji Television Gallery Co. Ltd. Tokyo, Japan
1985   Sean Scully, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

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