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Sean Scully

(American/Irish, b. 1945)

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Sean Scully

Morocco, 1995

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1945
Born in Dublin, Ireland
1949
Family moved to London, England
1965 - 1968
Studied at Croydon College of Art, London, England
1968 - 1972
Studied at Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
1972 - 1973
Studied at Harvard University, Cambridge, USA
1973 - 1975
Taught at Chelsea School of Art and Goldsmiths' School of Art, London, England
1975
Moved to USA
1977 - 1983
Taught at Princeton University
1983
Received Guggenheim Fellowship
Became American citizen

Exhibitions

2013
EDGE, ORDER, RUPTURE, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA
Sean Scully: Iona & Related Paintings, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA (solo)
2012
Sean Scully: Grey Wolf – Retrospektive, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland; Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria (solo)
Sean Scully: Doric, Benaki Museum of Art, Athens, Greece; Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain (solo)
Sean Scully: Luz del Sur, Alhambra – Palacio Carlos V, Granada, Spain (solo)
2011
Sean Scully: Works on Paper, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery at George Washington University, Washington D.C. (solo)
The Minimal Gesture, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection, Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, USA
The Shadow of the Corner of the Wall: Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully, Das Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany
Photography, LA Louver Gallery, Venice, USA
The Cracked Looking Glass, Main Gallery and Milberg Gallery, Firestone Library, Princeton University, Princeton, USA
2010
Liliane, Alexander and Bonin, New York, USA (solo)
Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England (solo)
Iona, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
Sean Scully: Works from the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Old Jail Art Center, Albany, USA (solo)
Works from the 1980s, Carlow, Ireland; Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds, England (solo)
The Pictorial World of Sean Scully, Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
Building a Collection: Recent Acquisitions of Prints and Drawings, National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
17 Malern, Bayerische Akademia der Schonen Kunst, Munich, Germany
The Moderns: The Arts in Ireland from the 1900s to the 1970s, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Decameron, New York Studio School, New York, USA
Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA
Summer Exhibition 2010, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England
More Photographs Than Bricks, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery at George Washington University, Washington D.C.
From Homer to Hopper: American Watercolor Masterworks from the Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, USA
Works of Art from the UBS Art Collection, Der OpernTurm, Frankfurt, Germany
Memento, 401 Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Hugh Lane Contemporary Print Collection, Linenhall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Ireland
2009
Recent Paintings, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA (solo)
Walter Storms Galerie, Munich, Germany (solo)
Modern & Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA
Shaping Reality: Geometric Abstraction after 1960, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, USA
Histories of the Frontier, Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
Preview for upcoming exhibitions, Jamileh Weber Gallery, Zurich, Swirtzerland
Pop to Present, Cantor Arts Center at Stanford University, Stanford, USA
Building with Colour, Gallery North at Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England
Drei. Das Triptychon in der Moderne, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
ContemporainAm Tunnel & Espace Edward Steichen, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Paintings from the 80s, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England (solo)
Constantinople or The Sensual Concealed: The Imagery of Sean Scully, Museum Küppersmühle of Modern Art, Duisberg, Germany; Ulster Museum, Belfast, Ireland; Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen; Kunstsammlungen, Chemnitz, Germany (solo)
Synchronies: Undercurrents in European and American Postwar Abstraction, Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, USA
2008
The Prints of Sean Scully, Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, USA (solo)
The Painted Surface, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
The Art of the Stripe, Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA (solo)
Abstraction in the IVAM Collection, Institut Valencia d'Art Moderne, Valencia, Spain
Monet-Kandinsky-Rothko and Aftermath: Paths of Abstract Painting, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria
Sean Scully, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Sean Scully: La surface peinte, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
Sean Scully: The Art of the Stripe, Hood Museum of Art at Dartmouth College, Hanover, USA (solo)
Sean Scully: A Retrospective, Miro Foundation, Barcelona, Spain; Musee d’Art Moderne de Saint Etienne Metropole, Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, France; MACRO al Mattatoio, Rome, Italy (solo)
The Prints of Sean Scully, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.; Naples Museum of Art, Naples; Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minnesota; Hyde Collection, Glens Fall, USA (solo)
2007
Sean Scully: Walls of Aran, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
Photos and Prints, Galerie Kluser 2, Munich, Germany (solo)
Aran, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA (solo)
Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain; Musée d’art Moderne Saint-Étienne Métropole, Saint-Priest-en-Jarez, France; Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy (solo)
Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
The Jeff Baldus Collection, Clausen Art Gallery at Briar Cliff University, Sioux City, USA
Samuel Beckett, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Sean Scully, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England (solo)
Wall of Light, Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA (solo)
2006
Sean Scully, L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, USA (solo)
2005
Sean Scully, Sala Alcala 31, Madrid, Spain (solo)
Sean Scully, Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
Sean Scully: New Work, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA (solo)
Sean Scully, le centre de la Gravure et de l’image imprimée, La Louviere, Belgium (solo)
Sean Scully, Faith – Hope - Love, Augustinerkloster, Erfut, Germany (solo)
Sean Scully, Fotografias, Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
Sean Scully, Graphic Works, Fenton Gallery, Cork, Ireland (solo)
Soltano Un Quadro Al Massimo, Accademia Tedesca Roma Villa Massimo, Rome, Italy
SIAR 50, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Minimalism and After IV, DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
Eye of the Storm: The IMMA Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Western Biennale of Art: Art Tomorrow, John Natsoulas Gallery, Davis, USA
The Giving Person, Fondazione Culturale Edison, Naples, Italy
Points of View: Landscapes and Photography, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA
Summer Group show, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
2004
Sean Scully: Body of Light, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia (solo)
Sean Scully: Holly Paintings, Kunstverein Aichach, Germany (solo)
Sean Scully: Winter Robe, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
Sean Scully: Prints 1983- 2003, Irish Cultural Centre, Paris, France (solo)
Sean Scully, Centro Jose Guerrero and Federico Garcia Lorca Foundation, Granada, Spain (solo)
Sean Scully, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
Sean Scully, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany (solo)
Paintings From the 70s, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England (solo)
Los Monocromos: De Malevisch Al Presente, Museo Nacional Centro de Art Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Sean Scully, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tempere, Finland; Stiftung Weimarerer Klassik, Weimar, Germany; National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia; LA Louver Gallery, Venice, USA

Public Collections

Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Boston Massachusetts, USA
Museo de Arte Moderno, Col. Bosques de Chaultepec, Mexico
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Monterrey, Mexico
Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Caracas, Venezuela
BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Arts Council of Great Britain, London, UK
Grafische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, Austria
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 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
Glorious Dust, by Sean Scully, essays by Arthur C. Danto, to be published by Steidl
Prints Catalogue Raisonne, text by Joann Moser, published by IVAM in Spring 2007
Book on Scully Writings, Spanish Language edition, published by Editorial Sintesis, Spring 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
Sean Scully, text by Sue Hubbard, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
Sean Scully: Recent Paintings, LA Louver