Born 1955. Lives and works in New York City.

One-Person Exhibitions

1984

Cable Gallery, New York

1986

Cable Gallery, New York

Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago

1987

Luhring, Augustine and Hodes Gallery, New York

1988

Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

Jean Bernier, Athens

Luhring, Augustine and Hodes Gallery, New York

1989

"New Work : Christopher Wool," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (catalogue)

"Monotypes," Edition Julie Sylvester, New York

Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne

1990

"Works on Paper," Luhring Augustine, New York (catalogue)

Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles

Galerie Christian Stein, Torino

1991

Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam; traveled to Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland and Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (catalogue)

Luhring Augustine, New York

1992

Eli Broad Family Foundation, Los Angeles

Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna

Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

Luhring Augustine, New York

1993

Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne

1994

Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin

1995

Luhring Augustine, New York

Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris

1996

Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

1997

Portofolio Kunst AG, Vienna

Eleni Koroneou, Athens

Luhring Augustine, New York

Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo

1998

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; traveled to Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh; Kunsthalle Basel, Basel (catalogue)

Ophiuchus Collection, The Hydra Workshop, Greece (catalogue)

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

1999

Centre d'Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva

2000

"Black Book Drawings 1989," Skarstedt Fine Art, New York

Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens

2001

"9th Street Run Down," 11 Duke Street, London; traveled to Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp

Secession, Vienna (catalogue)

Luhring Augustine, New York

2002

"Crosstown Crosstown," Le consortium, Dijon; traveled to Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland (catalogue)

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

2003

Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

2004

Camden Arts Centre, London (catalogue)

Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp

Luhring Augustine, New York (catalogue)

Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo

2005

Gio Marconi, Milan

Christian Stein, Milan

2006

Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia; traveled to Musee d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Strasbourg (catalogue)

ETH (Swiss Federal Institute of Technology), Zurich

Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles (catalogue)

Simon Lee Gallery, London (catalogue)

2007

"Pattern Paintings, 1987-2000," Skarstedt Gallery, New York (catalogue)

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (catalogue)

Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens

2008

Luhring Augustine, New York

"Porto-Köln," Museum de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Porto, traveled to Museum Ludwig, Köln; (catalogue)

2009

Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp

"Christopher Wool: Editions," Artelier Contemporary, Graz (catalogue)

2010

Gagosian Gallery, Rome (catalogue)

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

2017

"Text Without Message," Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, Oklahoma

Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

Selected Group Exhibitions

1988

"Robert Gober and Christopher Wool: A Project," 303 Gallery, New York (artists' book)

"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)

"Georg Herold, Albert Oehlen, Christopher Wool," The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago (catalogue)

"Whitney Biennial," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)

"Gober, Halley, Kessler, Wool: Four Artists From New York," Kunstverein München (catalogue)

1991

"Metropolis," Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

"Strange Abstraction," The Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (catalogue)

"Carnegie International 1991," Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (catalogue)

1992

"Allegories of Modernism: Contemporary Drawing," The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)

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)

"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)

"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)

"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

"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)

"Big Bang, Creation and Destruction in the 20th Century," Pompidou Center, Paris (catalogue)

"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

"The 80s: A Topology," Museu Serralves, Porto (catalogue)

"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

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)

"Le Printemps de Septembre - a Toulouse," Les Abattoirs, Toulouse

2012

"Print/Out: 20 Years in Print," The Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue)

"This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s," Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (catalogue)

"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

"Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age," Museum Brandhorst, Munich (catalogue)

2016

"New Skin: Selections from the Tony and Elham Salamé Collection-Aïshti Foundation," Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon, (catalogue)

"Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner," Whitney Museum of American Art. Traveled to Centre Pompidou, Musee national d'art moderne Paris, (catalogue)