Christopher Wool


Born 1955. Lives and works in New York City.

 

One-Person Exhibitions

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  • 1984
    Cable Gallery, New York
  • 1986
    Cable Gallery, New York
  • 1986
    Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago
  • 1987
    Luhring, Augustine and Hodes Gallery, New York
  • 1988
    Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
  • 1988
    Jean Bernier, Athens
  • 1988
    Luhring, Augustine and Hodes Gallery, New York
  • 1989
    "New Work : Christopher Wool ," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (catalogue)
  • 1989
    "Monotypes," Edition Julie Sylvester, New York
  • 1989
    Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne
  • 1990
    "Works on Paper," Luhring Augustine, New York (catalogue)
  • 1990
    Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
  • 1990
    Galerie Christian Stein, Torino
  • 1991
    Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam; traveled to Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland and Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (catalogue)
  • 1991
    Luhring Augustine, New York
  • 1992
    Eli Broad Family Foundation, Los Angeles
  • 1992
    Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna
  • 1992
    Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
  • 1992
    Luhring Augustine, New York
  • 1993
    Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne
  • 1994
    Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin
  • 1995
    Luhring Augustine, New York
  • 1995
    Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris
  • 1996
    Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
  • 1997
    Portofolio Kunst AG, Vienna
  • 1997
    Eleni Koroneou, Athens
  • 1997
    Luhring Augustine, New York
  • 1997
    Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
  • 1998
    Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; traveled to Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (catalogue)
  • 1998
    Ophiuchus Collection, The Hydra Workshop, Greece (catalogue)
  • 1998
    Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • 1999
    Centre d'Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva
  • 2000
    "Black Book Drawings 1989," Skarstedt Fine Art, New York
  • 2000
    Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
  • 2001
    "9th Street Run Down," 11 Duke Street, London; traveled to Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
  • 2001
    Secession, Vienna (catalogue)
  • 2001
    Luhring Augustine, New York
  • 2002
    "Crosstown Crosstown," Le consortium, Dijon; traveled to Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland (catalogue)
  • 2002
    Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • 2003
    Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
  • 2004
    Camden Arts Centre, London (catalogue)
  • 2004
    Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
  • 2004
    Luhring Augustine, New York (catalogue)
  • 2004
    Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo
  • 2005
    Gio Marconi, Milan
  • 2005
    Christian Stein, Milan
  • 2006
    Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia; traveled to Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg (catalogue)
  • 2006
    ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich
  • 2006
    Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles (catalogue)
  • 2006
    Simon Lee Gallery, London (catalogue)
  • 2007
    "Pattern Paintings, 1987-2000," Skarstedt Gallery, New York (catalogue)
  • 2007
    Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (catalogue)
  • 2007
    Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
  • 2008
    Luhring Augustine, New York
  • 2008
    "Porto-Köln," Museum de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Porto, traveled to Museum Ludwig, Köln; (catalogue)
  • 2009
    Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
  • 2009
    "Christopher Wool: Editions," Artelier Contemporary, Graz (catalogue)
  • 2010
    Gagosian Gallery, Rome (catalogue)
  • 2010
    Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago (catalogue)
  • 2011
    Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
  • 2012
    Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (catalogue)
  • 2013
    Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; traveled to Art Institute of Chicago (catalogue)
  • 2015
    Luhring Augustine and Luhring Augustine Bushwick, New York

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

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  • 1988
    "Robert Gober and Christopher Wool: A Project," 303 Gallery, New York (artists' book)
  • 1988
    "The Bi-national: American Art of the Late 80s," Institute for Contemporary Art and The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf Bremen; Minneapolis Institute of Arts (catalogue)
  • 1989
    "Horn of Plenty," Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (catalogue)
  • 1989
    "Georg Herold, Albert Oehlen, Christopher Wool," The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago (catalogue)
  • 1989
    "Whitney Biennial," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
  • 1989
    "Gober, Halley, Kessler, Wool: Four Artists From New York," Kunstverein München (catalogue)
  • 1991
    "Metropolis," Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
  • 1991
    "Strange Abstraction," The Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (catalogue)
  • 1991
    "Carnegie International 1991," Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (catalogue)
  • 1992
    "Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing," The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
  • 1992
    Documenta IX, Kassel (catalogue)
  • 1994
    "Herbert Brandl, Albert Oehlen, Christopher Wool," National Gallery, Prague (catalogue)
  • 1997
    "Birth of the Cool: American Painting From Georgia O'Keeffe to Christopher Wool," Kunsthaus Zurich (catalogue)
  • 1997
    "On the Edge: Contemporary Art from the Werner and Elaine Dannheisser Collection," The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
  • 1999
    "The American Century: Art and Culture 1950-2000," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
  • 1999
    "The Passion and the Waves," 6th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul (catalogue)
  • 2000
    "Mixing Memory and Desire," New Museum of Art Lucerne, Lucerne (catalogue)
  • 2002
    "A New York Renaissance: Masterworks from the Collection of the Whitney Museum of American Art," Palazzo Reale, Milan (catalogue)
  • 2002
    "To Be Looked At: Painting and Sculpture from the Collection," Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
  • 2003
    "It Happened Tomorrow," Biennale d'Art Contemporain De Lyon 2003, Lyon (catalogue)
  • 2004
    "William Gedney - Christopher Wool: Into the Night," P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
  • 2004
    "Monument To Now: The Dakis Joannou Collection," DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens (catalogue)
  • 2005
    "Contemporary Voices: Works from the UBS Art Collection," Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
  • 2005
    "Big Bang, Creation and Destruction in the 20th Century," Pompidou Center, Paris (catalogue)
  • 2005
    "Drawing from the Modern, 1975-2005," Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
  • 2006
    "La Collezione François Pinault: Una Selezione Post-Pop," Palazzo Grassi, Venezia
  • 2006
    "The 80s: A Topology," Museu Serralves, Porto (catalogue)
  • 2006
    "Wrestle: Marieluise Hessel Collection," Hessel Museum of Art, Center for Cultural Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson (catalogue)
  • 2007
    "Lines, Grids, Stains, Words," The Museum of Modern Art, New York; traveled to Museum de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Porto; Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden (catalogue)
  • 2008
    "Oranges and Sardines: Conversations on Abstract Painting with Mark Grotjahn, Wade Guyton, Mary Heilmann, Amy Sillman, Charline von Heyl, and Christopher Wool," Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (catalogue)
  • 2009
    "Warhol Wool Newman Painting Real ," Kunsthaus Graz, Graz (catalogue)
  • 2010
    "Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection," New Museum, New York
  • 2011
    "The 54th International Art Exhibition: ILLUMInations," Venice Biennale, Venice (catalogue)
  • 2011
    "Le Printemps de Septembre - a Toulouse," Les Abattoirs, Toulouse
  • 2012
    "Print/Out: 20 Years in Print," The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)
  • 2012
    "This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s," Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (catalogue)
  • 2012
    "The Painting Factory: Abstraction After Andy Warhol," The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)
  • 2014
    "Taking a Line for a Walk," Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern (catalogue)
  • 2015
    "Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler," The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA