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Christopher Wool

(American, born 1955)

three women by christopher wool

Christopher Wool

Three Women, 2006

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Born in Chicago, IL
Currently lives and works in New York, NY


East Broadway Breakdown - Graphische Sammlung der ETH, Zurich
Andratx on Paper - CCA Andratx, Andratx
Don't Be Shy, Don't Hold Back - The Logan Collection At Sfmoma - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Beg, Borrow and Steal - Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France (solo)
Phantom Limb: Approaches to Painting Today, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
DOGMA, Metro Pictures, New York
Mix/Remix, Luhring Augustine, New York
The Painting Factory: Abstraction After Andy Warhol, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Print/Out: 20 Years in Print, Museum of Modern Art, New York
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
Musical Moves, Rice Media Center, Houston, Texas
ILLUMinations, curated by Bice Curiger, Venice Biennale, Italy
It’s Great To Be In New Jersey, curated by Toby Mott, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles
The Minimal Gesture, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany (solo)
Accrochage, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York
American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
Dark Christmas, Leo Koenig Inc., New York
Skin Fruit: Selections from Dakis Joannou Collection, New Museum, New York, NY, USA
Barbaric Freedom, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
Changing Soil: Contemporary Landscape Painting (Za Fukei), Nagoya/Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Nagoya, Japan
Crash: Homage to JG Ballard, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK
Destroy Design: Art Contemporain et/ou Design, Collection du FRAC Nord Pas De Calais Musee de Design et D'Arts Appliques Contmporains, Lausanne, Suisse
Nachleben, Goethe Institute, New York, NY, USA
Outside the Box: Edition Jacob Samuel, 1988-2010, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Picture Industry (Goodbye to all that), Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Process/Abstraction, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy (solo)
Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago, IL (solo)
Summer Group Show, Skarstedt Gallery, New York, NY
Your History is Not Our History, Haunch of Venison, New York, NY
Christopher Wool: Editions - Artelier Contemporary, Graz
Christopher Wool Porto - Köln - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
Just what is it... - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Beg Borrow and Steal - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
Learn to Read Art: A History of Printed Matter - MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Warhol Wool Newman - Painting Real - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
American Printmaking since 196 - Museum of Modern Art Dubrovnik, Dubrovnik
Paintings by - Simon Lee Gallery, London (England)
"stages" - Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin - Paris, Paris
LEARN TO READ ART: A History of Printed Matter - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
Serralves 2009 - The Collection, 1st Part - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
SONIC YOUTH etc.: Sensational Fix - Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
FLOWER POWER - Craa Centro di ricerca arte attuale Villa Giulia, Verbania
1992009 - D'Amelio Terras, New York, NY
The End - The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA
SONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
A Wild Night and a New Road - Altman Siegel Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
Oranges and Sardines: Conversations on Abstract Painting - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Kunst Im Heim - Capitain Petzel Gallery, Berlin
FEAR - Wedel Fine Art, London (England)
Sonic Youth etc. - Sensational Fix - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
Communication Breakdown - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York, NY
Here Is Every. Four Decades of Contemporary Art - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
NOLEFTOVERS - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
Painting Now and Forever Part II - The Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY
SONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - LiFE - International Space for Emerging Arts, Saint-Nazaire
Degree Zero - Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Meet Me Around the Corner - Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection - Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Sammlung / Collection - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
Pintura (aun), Painting, still - Galería Elba Benítez, Madrid
Blasted Allegories - Werke aus der Sammlung Ringier - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
Who's Afraid of Jasper Johns? - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
+ de réalité - Galerie de l´ Erban, Nantes
Always There Part 2 - Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
35% Vrai 60% Faux - Simon Lee Gallery, London (England)
Beyond the lens - Galerie Dominique Fiat, Paris
...di carta - Galleria Cardi - Milano, Milan
Fighting Words: Voices of Dissent: Social, Political and Environmental Statements - Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York, NY
Pattern Paintings, 1987–2000 - Skarstedt Fine Art, New York, NY
Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Invisible/Invincible - Curators Without Borders, Berlin
POP ART 1960's to 2000's - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
What Is Painting? - Contemporary Art from the Collection - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Door Cycle - Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
Degree Zero - Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
Painting as Fact - Fact as Fiction - de Pury & Luxembourg, Zurich
HUNKY DORY - Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow
Make Your Own Life - Artists in & out of Cologne - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
For the People of Paris - Sutton Lane - Paris, Paris
Simon Lee Gallery, London (England)
Christopher Wool Retrospective - Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg
IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
The Francois Pinault Collection - A Post-Pop selection - Palazzo Grassi - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
THE 1980s - A TOPOLOGY - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
Color Aside - Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
Defamation of Character - MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Interstellar Low Ways - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
Make Your Own Life - Artists In & Out of Cologne - The Power Plant, Toronto, ON
Projektion. Chan, Fischli&Weiß, Gander, Gillick, Graham, Knoebel, Parker, Streul - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
Once upon a Time in the West - Part One - Contemporary Fine Arts - CFA, Berlin
Flowers in Contemporary Art - Benaki Museum, Athens
Idée de la Peinture - Hommage à Martin Barré - Galerie Nathalie Obadia - Paris, Paris
Make Your Own Life - Artists In and Out of Cologne - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
Not Quite Ten Years Without Martin Kippenberger' - MOT International, London (England)
The Dimes of March - Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York, NY
"Broken Surface" - Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich
Christopher Wool: Recent Editions - Johan Deumens, Haarlem
Giò Marconi Gallery, Milan
KIOSK:' Modes Of Multiplicaation ' & Liam Gillick - ‘Edgar Schmitz’ - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
Looking at Words - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Dialogue - Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York, NY
"Translation" - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Private View 1980-2000 - Collection Pierre Huber - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
Works on Paper - Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
The Shape of Time - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Taka Ishii Gallery - Tokyo, Tokyo
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
Camden Arts Centre, London (England)
Paintings - Galleri K, Oslo
Central Station, Collection Harald Falckenberg - La Maison Rouge, Paris
COLECCIÓN TASCHEN - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Quodlibet - Galerie Daniel Buchholz - Köln, Cologne
Group Exhibition - Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY
Group Show: George Condo, Albert Oehlen and Christopher Wool - Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, NY
William Gedney – Christopher Wool - Into the Night - MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
Power, Corruption and Lies - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York, NY

Public Collections

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
FRAC Nord - Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France
Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg, France
Musee D'Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria


Christopher Wool, Art Edition, (Taschen Books, 2008)
1999 Focus
Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva
Art At The Turn Of The Millennium
Riemschneider, Burkhard, and Grosenick, Uta (Ed.),Taschen
Bloom: Contemporary Art Garden
curated by Gianni Romano, Milan, Italy
The American Art Book
Phaidon Press Limited
Christopher Wool
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Veronica's Revenge; Contemporary Perspectives on Photography; LAC Switzerland
Janus, Elizabeth and Lambert, Marion (Ed.), Scalo Zürich- Berlin- New York
Christopher Wool
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Double Trouble, The Patchett Collection
Pilar Perez, ed., The Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Birth of the Cool: American Painting From Georgia O'Keeffe to Christopher Wool
Kunsthaus Zürich