Exhibitions

Philip Taaffe © 1987 Ari Marcopoulos

 

Born: Elizabeth, New Jersey, 1955 Education: The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, September 1974–June 1977 Lives: New York City

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2015

  • Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Milan  :  catalogue
  • Jablonka Maruani Mercier, Brussels  :  catalogue
  • Luhring Augustine Gallery, Bushwick  :  installation

2014

  • Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento  :   catalogue

2013

2012

2011

  • Gagosian Gallery, London
  • Irish Museum, Dublin  :  catalogue
  • Galerie Jablonka, Böhm Chapel, Hürth/Köln :  catalogue

2010

  • MAGI’ 900, Bologna
  • Gagosian Gallery, New York
  • Gagosian Gallery, Athens  :  announcement

2009

  • Galerie Jablonka, Berlin  :  poster  |  installation
  • Studio d’Arte Raffaelli, Trento

2008

  • Philip Taaffe: The Life of Forms, Philip Taaffe: The Life of Forms, Paintings 1980-2007. Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg. March 7 – October 12, 2008  :  catalogue  |  installation
  • Galerie Jablonka Artparis, Abu Dhabi

2007

  • Gagosian Gallery, New York  :  installation
  • The Portalakis Collection, Athens

2004

  • Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea della Repubblica di San Marino
  • Jablonka Galerie, Cologne

2003

  • Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich

2002

  • Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
  • Studio Rafaelli Arte, Trento

2001

  • Galleria Civica Di Arte Contemporanea Trento
  • Art Gallery, University of California, San Diego
  • Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

2000

  • IVAM, Centre del Carme, Valencia
  • Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles

1999

  • Gagosian Gallery, New York
  • Baldwin Gallery, Aspen

1998

  • Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens
  • Thomas Ammann Fine Art, Zurich

1997

  • Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston
  • Peter Blum, New York

1996

  • Max Hetzler, Berlin
  • Wiener Secession, Vienna  :  catalogue

1994

  • Gagosian Gallery, New York

1993

  • Gerald Peters Gallery, Dallas
  • Center for the Fine Arts, Miami

1992

  • Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin

1991

  • Max Hetzler Galerie, Cologne
  • Gagosian Gallery, New York

1990

  • Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris

1989

  • Mary Boone Gallery, New York
  • Pat Hearn Gallery, New York

1988

  • Donald Young Gallery, Chicago
  • Galerie Lucio Amelio, Naples

1987

  • Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston
  • Pat Hearn Gallery, New York

1986

  • Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
  • Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg
  • Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne

1984

  • Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg
  • Pat Hearn Gallery, New York

1982

  • Roger Litz Gallery, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014

  • The Optical Unconscious, Gebert Foundation for Culture, Zurich
  • The First International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Columbia
  • The Floral Ghost, Planthouse, New York
  • New York in the 1980s: Urban Theater, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth
  • Post Op: Du perceptuel au pictural. 1958–2014, Galerie Perrotin, Paris
  • House of Vettii, Koenig & Clinton, New York

2013

  • Expanding the Field of Painting, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
  • Some Radical Turns: Works by Carl Andre, Robert Barry, Alighiero Boetti, Alberto Giacommetti, Sherrie Levine, Pablo Picasso and Philip Taaffe, Jablonka Galerie, Zürich
  • Künstler Der Galerie, Jablonka Galerie, Zürich
  • Bleckner Taaffe Winters, Jablonka Galerie, Zürich

2012

  • Conceptual Abstraction, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery, New York; Cit Art Foundation/Neues Museum, Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design, Nürnberg, Germany
  • Watercolors. Phillips de Pury & Company, New York
  • It’s Always Summer on the Inside, Anton Kern Gallery, New York; Brooklyn Academy of     Music, Brooklyn, NY
  • the name is BURROUGHS, ZKM: Museum of Contemporary Art, Karlsruhe, Germany

2011

  • Contemporary Art from the Collection of Jason Rubell, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
  • Political Patterns, (Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen) ifa-Galerie Berlin & Stuttgart, Germany
  • Ornamental Structures, Kunstverein Pforzheim, Germany
  • Rediscover, Belevedere, Vienna
  • Artists Collect: Prints from the Collections of Sol LeWitt, Kiki Smith, Philip Taaffe and Richard Tuttle, International Print Center, New York
  • Alchemy and Inquiry: Philip Taaffe, Fred Tomaselli, Terry Winters, Glyndor Gallery at Wave Hill, Bronx, NY. Traveled to James Cohan Gallery, Shanghai
  • Now & Then, Harris Lindsay Works of Art, London

2010

  • Galaxy & Cosmos, Jason McCoy Inc., New York
  • Six Abstract Painters, DC Moore Gallery, New York
  • Looking Back/The Fifth White Columns Annual, Selected by Bob Nickas. White Columns, New York
  • Signs of Life: Ancient Knowledge in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Lucerne, Switzerland
  • Philip Taaffe, Christine Streuli, Timo Nasseri, Galerie Sfeir- Semler. Beirut, Lebanon
  • The 80s Revisited. The Bischofberger Collection, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
  • Accrochage, Jablonka Galerie, Köln, Germany
  • Your History Is Not Our History, New York in the 1980’s, Haunch of Venison Gallery, New York
  • Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960s, San Antonio Museum of Art, TX

2009

  • Slough (curated by Steve DiBenedetto), David Nolan Gallery, New York
  • Blue, John Graham & Sons, New York
  • Opere recenti, Studio d’arte Raffaelli, Palazzo Wolkenstein, Trento, Italy

2008

  • Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Fuentes. Non-European Influences on Contemporary Artists, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac,
  • Salzburg, Austria and Paris
  • Die Macht des Ornaments/The Power of Ornament, Belvedere, Vienna
  • Donald Baechler/Philip Taaffe: Four Masterworks of Contemporary American Painting From a Private European Collection. Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria
  • Sensory Overload: Light, Motion, Sound, and the Optical in Art Since 1945, Milwaukee Museum of Art, WI
  • First Step: Towards a Collection of Western Contemporary Art, National Museum, Krakow, Poland
  • For What You Are about to Receive, Red October Chocolate Factory, Gagosian Gallery, Moscow
  • Reverb, Jablonka Galerie, Köln, Germany
  • How To Cook A Wolf: Part One, Dinter Fine Art, New York
  • Invisible Rays: The Surrealism Legacy, The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
  • Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, Center for Contemporary Art, Glasgow, Scotland
  • Social Diagrams. Planning Reconsidered, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

2007

  • Harry Smith Anthology Remixed, alt Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • The Naked Ape, Museo Tridentino de Scienze Naturali, Trento, Italy
  • Optic Nerve: Perceptual Art of the 1960’s, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, OH
  • Camouflage. Portland Museum of Art, Portland, OR
  • 25 Kahre Galerie Crone, Galerie Crone, Berlin, Germany
  • Painting as Fact – Fact as Fiction, de Pury & Luxemnbourg, Zürich
  • Passion for Art, 35 Jehre Essl Museum, Sammlung Essl Kunsthaus, Klosternburg, Austria

2006

  • The Painted World, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

2005

  • Experiencing Duration, Lyon Biennial of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France
  • Actualités, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  • A Benefit for the Drug Policy Alliance, Cheim & Read, New York
  • Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France
  • Nach Rokytnik-Die Sammlung der EVN, Museum Moderner Kinst Stiftung Ludwig-MUMOK, Vienna
  • Experiencing Duration, Lyon Biennial (curated by Nicolas Bourriaud & Jerome Sans), Lyon, France; Contemporary Arts Museum, Villeurbanne Institute of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France
  • Works on Paper, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

2004

  • A Collection’s Vision, Museum der Moderne at Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria
  • Contemporary American Art from Misumi Collection, Tottori Prefectural Museum, Tottori, Japan
  • Drawings, Gagosian Gallery, New York
  • The Mountains between Art and Science: From Leonardo to Beuys, MartRoverto, Trento, Italy
  • Greetings from New York: A Painting Show, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
  • The Spirit of White, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
  • The Invisible Thread: Buddhist Spirit in Contemporary Art (organized by Roger Lipsey),
  • Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art at Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, NY
  • East Village USA (curated by Dan Cameron), New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
  • Angelo Filomeno, Simon Periton, Philip Taafe, and Francesco Vezzoli, Gorney Bravin & Lee Gallery, New York

2003

  • Art After DNA, The Hecksher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

2002

  • Living Room, Jablonka Galerie, Köln, Germany
  • The Heavenly Tree Grows Downward: Selected Works by Harry Smith, Philip Taaffe and Fred Tomaselli, James Cohan Gallery, New York
  • Art Downtown (sponsored by Wall Street Rising), five buildings in the financial district, New York

2001

  • Ornament and Abstraction, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
  • Give & Take, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

1999

  • Drawings 2000. Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
  • Post-hypnotic, University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, IL. Traveled to the McKinney Avenue Contemporary, Dallas, TX; the Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; the Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA; the Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; the Tweed Museum, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN
  • Itinere.2, Palazzo Delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
  • Real Stories II, Marianne Boesky Gallery, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

1998

  • New York Launch of Evergreen Review Silent Auction and Exhibition, New York
  • WallPaper, Nicholas Davies Gallery, New York
  • Now and Forever: Part I, Pat Hearn Gallery; Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Ensemble Moderne: à Propos de la Nature Morte, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

1997

  • Theories of the Decorative: Abstraction and Ornament in Contemporary Painting, Edinburgh
  • International Festival 1997, Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Traveled to Edwin A. Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
  • Celebration for the Opening of the Getty Center, Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA
  • Animal Tales, The Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Champion, NY

1996

  • Screen, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
  • On Paper, Marlborough Gallery, New York
  • Nuevas Absracciones, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain. Traveled to Kunsthalle Bielfeld, Bielfeld, Germany; Museu d’art contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
  • Biennial of Sydney: International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
  • Wiener Secession, Friedrichstrasse, Vienna

1995

  • A New York Time: Selected Drawings of the Eighties, The Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT
  • ARS 95 Helsinki, Museum of Contemporary Art/Finnish National Gallery Helsinki, Finland
  • Pat Hearn Gallery, A Selected Survey, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
  • 1995 Biennial Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • 25 Americans: Painting in the 90’s, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

1994

  • The Magic Magic Book, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1993

  • Doubletake: Collective Memory & Current Art, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
  • The Brushstroke: Painting in the 90’s, Ruth Bloom Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
  • Skowhegan ’93, The Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME
  • An American Homage to Matisse, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
  • New York on Paper, Galerie Beyeler, Basel. Traveled to Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
  • New York Painters, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany

1992

  • Theoretically Yours (curated by Collins & Millazo) Chiesa di S. Lorenzo, Aosta, Italy
  • Dark Décor (curated by Janine Cirincione and Tina Potter), Independent Curators Incorporated, New York
  • There Is A Light That Never Goes Out, Amy Lipton Gallery, New York
  • Doubletake: Collective Memory & Current Art, Haywood Gallery, London
  • Works on Paper, Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO
  • Quotations, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT. Traveled to the Dayton Museum of Contemporary Art, Dayton, OH
  • Group Show (in cooperation with Thomas Borgmann Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
  • Ellen Berkenblit, Albert Oehlen, Alexis Rockman, Philip Taaffe, Christopher Wool, Luhring Augustine, New York

1991

  • Who Framed Modern Art or the Quantitative Life of Roger Rabbit, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
  • 1991 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • Glen Baxter, Philip Taaffe, James Welling, Galerie Samia Saouma, Paris
  • Strange Abstraction, Touko Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
  • Vertigo ‘The Remake, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
  • Carnegie International 1991, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Conceptual Abstraction, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
  • Parades, and exhibition of artist’s work for the stage, ORCOFI, 48 Avenue Montaigne (Barcelo, Bleckner, Garouste, Serra, Taaffe), Paris
  • Stubborn Painting: Now and Then, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

1990

  • The International Art Fair, Lucio Amelio, Ascan Crone, and Studio Trisorio booths, Basel, Switzerland
  • Pharmakon ’90, Nippon Convention Center, Tokyo
  • The Last Decade: American Artists of the 80’s, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
  • All Quiet on the Western Front? (75 Americans in Paris), Espace Dieu 17, Paris
  • Ross Bleckner, Philip Taaffe, Richmond Burton, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York

1989

  • Abstraction in Question, John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, FL
  • The International Art Fair, Lucio Amelio, Ascan Crone, and Studio Trisorio booths, Basel, Switzerland

1988

  • Who’s Afraid of Red, Yellow, and Blue, Museum Fredericianum, Kassel, Germany
  • Art at the End of the Social, The Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
  • American Art in the 80’s: The Binational, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA. Traveled to Stadtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf
  • Drawings, Luhring Augustine & Hodes, New York
  • Hybrid Neutral: Modes of Abstraction and the Social, University Art Gallery, The University of North Texas, Denton, TX. Traveled to Galerie Monika Spruth, Köln, Germany

1987

  • Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
  • Post Abstract Abstraction, Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
  • Galerie Paul Maenz, Köln, Germany
  • Similia/Dissimilia, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf
  • Mary Boone Gallery, New York
  • Generations of Geometry,The Whitney Museum at Equitable Center, New York
  • Recent Tendencies in Black and White, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
  • New York Art Now, Saatchi Collection, London
  • Primary Structures, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1986

  • The Pet Brams Collection. Emerson Gallery, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY
  • Recent Abstract Painting, John Good Gallery, New York
  • Terrae Motus, Fondazione Amelio, Ercolano, Italy
  • Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
  • Zürich Art Fair, Zürich
  • The Science of Painting, Metro Pictures, New York
  • Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • The Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
  • Crescent Gallery, Dallas, TX
  • Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
  • The Red Show, Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York
  • Tableau Abstraits, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France
  • Paravision II, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
  • New City Editions, Venice, CA
  • What It Is, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
  • When Attitudes Become Form, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York
  • Endgame, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
  • Cologne Art Fair, Köln, Germany
  • Art & Its Double, Fondacio Caixa de Pensiones, Madrid, Spain
  • Prospekt ’86, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Geometry Now, Craig Cornelius Gallery, New York
  • New York: New Strategies, Ursula Kritzinger Gallery, Vienna

1985

  • Gallery 345, New York
  • Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
  • The Chi-Chi Show, Massimo-Audiello Gallery, New York
  • Paravision, Postmasters Gallery, New York
  • Galerie Rudolph Zwirner, Köln, Germany
  • Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
  • Visions, Eastman-Wahmendorff Gallery, New York
  • Post Style, Wolff Gallery, New York
  • Vernacular Abstraction, Wacoal Art Centre, Tokyo
  • A Brave New World: A New Generation, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Geomatrie-Abstraktion Ornament, Galerie Nacht St. Stephan, Vienna
  • Cult Decorum, Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York
  • Primer salon irrealista, Galeria Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

1984

  • Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
  • Sex, Cable Gallery, New York

1983

  • Turn it Over, Studio Sandro Chia, New York

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS: Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine Des Moines Art Center Philadelphia Museum of Art Museum der Moderne Salzburg Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA Museum of Modern Art, New York Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, MA Sammlung Essl, Austria Collection Scharpff, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg Reina Sofia, Madrid San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg