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Born
Paoli, Pennsylvania

Education
1983, MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY
1981, BA, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY, Phi Beta Kappa
1980, Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine

Presently
Works and resides in New York City

Michael Scott

Le Consortium (Dijon, France); Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais (Dunkerque, France); MAMCO (Geneva, Switzerland); Le Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts (Lausanne, Switzerland); Kunsthalle Bern (Bern, Switzerland); MACBA (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

One Person Exhibitions

2015

Laurent Strouk, Paris, France (catalogue)
"Courants alternatifs", Triple V Gallery, Paris, France (two-person with Matthew McCaslin)

2014

“Michael Scott and John Chamberlain, A Conversation”, Sandra Gering, New York, NY
Galerie Xippas, Geneva, Switzerland
"Michael Scott - to Present", Circuit, Lausanne, Switzerland

2013

“Black and White Paintings 2012-2013”, Triple V Gallery, Paris, France

2012

“Black and Blue”, Paolo Vedovi Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
“Black and White Line Paintings 1989-2011”, Gering López, New York, NY

2011

Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2010

Triple V Gallery, Paris, France
“The Inner Eye” (two person with Roland Schimmel), Witzenhausen Gallery, New York, NY

2009

“And Then He Tried To Swallow The World”, Gering & López Gallery, New York, NY

2008

Triple V Gallery, Dijon, France

2002

Central Connecticut State University (two person with Toby Kilpatrick), New Britain, CT

1999

Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

1998

Art & Public (2 person with Steven Parrino), Geneva, Switzerland

1997

Atheneum, University of Dijon, Dijon, France

1996

Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

1995

Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland

1994

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY

1993

Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Jason Rubell Gallery, Miami, Florida

1991

Le Consortium (two person with Steve DiBenedetto), Dijon, France

1990

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY  (catalogue)
Brent Sikkema Gallery, New York, NY  (Photograph portfolio published)

1989

Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY

1987

Mission West, New York, NY
J. Walter Thompson Advertising Agency, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2016

AftermodernisM”, Nicole Ripka Gallery, curated by Neumann Wolfson art, Watermill, NY
“Le Tour de l’exposition”, Triple V, Paris, France
“GVA<->JFK”, curated by Lionel Bovier, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
"Inaugural Show", Triple V, Paris, France (catalogue)
“All Over”, curated by Samuel Gross, Galeries Lafayette gallery, Paris, France

2015

“AbstrAccion”, Renos Xippas, Montevideo, Uruguay
“30 / 130”, Bob Nickas at White Columns, White Columns, New York
“Breaking Pattern”, curated by Matthew Delegete, Minus Space, New York, NY and Schneider Museum of Art, Ashland, Oregon
“Geometric Obsession, American School 1965-2015”, MACBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina (catalogue)
"Iterations", Stephanie Theodore Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2014

"Das Optische Unbewusste - The Optical Unconscious", curated by Bob Nickas, Gebert Foundation, Rapperswil, Switzerland
“POST-OP, Accident, Process and Grid in Painting since 1950, curated by Matthieu Poirier, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
"Real Estate", curated by Peter Soriano and Philippe Richard, Ventana244, Brooklyn, NY

2013

"Correspondences: Ad Reinhardt at 100", TEMP Art Space, New York, NY
"Too Big To Fail", Triple V Gallery, Paris, France
"Dynamo, Un siècle de lumière et de mouvement dans l’art 1913-2013", le Grand Palais, Galeries National, Paris, France

2012

"Science Fiction" #3, Triple V Gallery, Paris, France
“Le FRAC s'invite au Consortium. Conversation entre les oeuvres des deux collections", Le Consortium, Dijon, France
 “The Old, the New, the Different”, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland.

2011

“Situation New York 1986”, Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland
“Dystopia", curated by Alexis Vaillant with text by Mark von Schlegell, CAPC, Bordeaux, France (catalogue)

2010

"Looking Back, the 5th White Columns Annual", curated by Bob Nickas, White Columns, New York, NY
Ian Peck Fine Art, New York, NY
“Portrait de l’artiste en motocycliste”, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Chaux-de-Fonds, Switzerland

2009

“Just what is it that makes today’s paintings so different, so appealing”, Gering López, NY, NY
“Cave Painting”, curated by Bob Nickas, Ajay Kurian space, New York, NY
“Portrait de l’artiste en motocycliste”, Le Magasin, Centre national d’Art Contempoorain de Grenoble, France
L'île de béton" ("Concrete Island"), Galerie LHK, Paris, France
“Slough”, David Nolan, New York, NY
“Voids”, catalogue contribution, Georges Pompideu Centre, Paris, France and Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

2008

“Deformalismes”, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Black Noise project, CNEAI, France
MAMCO, general galleries, Geneva, Switzerland

2007

“Black Noise”, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
Mongin Art Center, Seoul, S. Korea
"Half Square, Half Crazy / Mi-Carre, Mi-Fou”, Villa Arson, Nice, France

2006

“An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery”, curated by Bob Nickas, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
“Black Noise”, Ecart booth, Basel Art Fair, Switzerland
“Fondation Vasarely’s Birthday Party”, La Fondation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence, France

2005

“The Painted World”, curated by Bob Nickas, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, NY
“Private View 1980-2000, Collection Pierre Huber”, Le Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts de
Lausanne, Switzerland

2004

pOp, Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
Selections – curated by Mark Hanforth, Le Consortium, Dijon, France

2003

“Before and After Science”, Galeria in ARCO, Torino, Italy (catalogue)

2002

"Seven Grays", Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

2001

Ian Peck Fine Art, New York, NY
"Post-hypnotic", Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA; Philharmonic Center for the Arts, Naples Museum of Art, Naples, FL; The Tweed Museum, Univ of Minn., Duluth, MN

2000

“Le Jeu des 7 Familles – the seven families”, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland
“Post hypnotic”, SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC; The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL; The Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA

1999

“Growing Up PostModern”, University Galleries, University of Illinois, Normal, IL
“Formulas for Revelation”, The Rotunda Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Collection Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, BBL, Korttrijk, Belgium (catalogue)
“Post hypnotic”, University Galleries, University of Illinois, Normal, IL; The MAC, Dallas, TX; The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH (catalogue)
"This is Yesterday, Esto es Ayer", Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain

1998

“Compilation - collection Le Consortium” (works exhibited in each of the three spaces), Georges Pompideu Centre, Paris; Le Consortium, Dijon; Frac Burgondy, Dijon, France (catalogue)
“Qu’est-ce que l abstraction geometrique lla reponse de 12 artistes”, Musee Matisse, France (catalogue)
“Un monde merveilleux, Kitsch et Art Contemporain”, Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France (catalogue)
“Oops”, Le Magasin, Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France and L’elac, L’espace Lausannois d’art contemporain, Lausanne, Switzerland (catalogue)
“Le Tresor : Ghosts”, Le Consortium, Dijon, France

1997

“Ou en est la Peinture”, Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France (catalogue)

“Issues of Abstraction”, Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, NY

1996

"Contrasts", Natalie Knight Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
"Selections", Margarete Roeder Gallery, Koln, Germany
"Drawings", Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York, NY
Flamingo East, curated by Kenny Schachter, New York, NY
"Trois collections d'artsists", Musee des Beaux Arts, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland
"Drawings", Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
Marcia Fogel, The Art Exchange Show, New York, NY

1995

"The Pudding Overdose", curated by John Armleder and Sylvie Fleury, Art Public, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais collection, Brussels, Belgium (catalogue)
"Now is the Time", Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
"Altered States: American Art in the 90's", Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri (catalogue)
"Pittura - Immedia", Neue Galerie and Kunstlerhaus, Graz, Austria  and  Muesarnok, Palaceof Art, Budapest, Hungary (catalogue)
"Le Paysage Retouve", Galerie Renos Xippas, Paris, France

1994

"Adieu, les frontieres!", Bob van Orsouw Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
"Family Values", Russet Lederman Productions, New York, NY
Art & Public, Geneva, Switzerland
Hans Mayer Gallery, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
"Dysfunction USA", Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, Louisiana
"Punishment & Decoration", Hohenthal und Bergen Gallery, Koln, Germany (catalogue)
"Just a Story From America", Galeria in ARCO, Torino, Italy
"What's Wrong With This Picture?", Zolla/Leiberman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
"Shooting Blind", Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut

1993

"Cote a Cote", Centre d'art contemporain de Frejus, France
Wooster Gardens, New York, NY
"Oeuvres du Patrimoine Contemporain Regional", l'Usine, Dijon, France
What's Wrong With This Picture?", Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY
Musee d'art moderne, Villeneuved'Ascq "Recent Acquisitions Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais", France
"Extravagant: The Economy of Elegance", Russisches Kulturzentrum, Berlin, Germany
Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Susana Kuhli Gallerie, St. Gallen, Switzerland

1992

"Sailing to Byzantium, with Disenchantment", Sergio Tossi, Prato, Italy (catalogue)
"Live In Your Head", Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
"1968", curated by Bob Nickas, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
"And What Do You Represent?", Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, England
“The Other Side", Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY (co-curated with Steve DiBenedetto)
“Painting Today/Peinture Aujourd'hui", Galerie Pierre Huber, Basil Art Fair, Basel,Switzerland  (catalogue)
"The Void Each Time", Galeria in ARCO, Torino, Italy (catalogue)
Galerie Du Tertre, Rennes, France
"Slow Art: Painting in New York Now", PS1 Museum, Long Island City, NY
"American Art Today: Surface Tension", The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida (catalogue)

1991

Busche Gallery, Koln, Germany
"The Painted Desert", curated by Bob Nickas, Galerie Renos Xippas, Paris, France (catalogue)           
Le Consortium Collection, Chateau d'Oiron, France (catalogue)
"The Right to Remain Silent", curated by Bob Nickas, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
"Invitational", Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
"Idiosyncrasies in the Expanded Field", Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY

1990

New Jersey State Museum, "Emerging Art", Trenton, NJ
"Red", curated by Bob Nickas, Galerie Christine & Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium (catalogue)
"Gambler", Freedman-Sellman, Building One, London, England (catalogue)
Tony Shafrazi Gallery, "Summer Show", New York, NY
"Stendahl Syndrome: The Cure", Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne, Germany
"Information", Terrain, San Francisco, California
"Stripes, Bands and Bars, Abstraction enters the 90's", Schmidt/Markow Gallery 1709, St.Louis, Missouri

1989

"Une Autre Affaire", Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Lorence-Monk Gallery, New York, NY
American Fine Arts, New York, NY

1987

"Bigger & Deffer", Mission West, New York, NY
"Ten Pak", A.L.G.O., New York, NY

CATALOGUES

  • Dynamo, Un siècle de lumière et de mouvement dans l’art 1913-2013, Le Grand Palais, Galeries National, Paris, France, 2013.
  • Dystopia, CAPC, Bordeaux, France, 2011.
  • Voids, Georges Pompideu Centre, Paris, France, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern Switzerland, 2009.
  • Half Square, Half Crazy / Mi-Carre, Mi-Fou, Villa Arson, Nice, France, 2007.
  • Private View 1980-2000, Collection Pierre Huber, Le Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Switzerland, 2005.
  • Just A Story From America – the Mottahedan Collection,Christies, London, England.1999.
  • Post-Hypnotic, travelling exhibition, U.S.A. Essay by Barry Blinderman and Tom Moody. 1999.
  • Compilation, une experience de l’exposition, Xavier Douroux, Franck Gautherot, Eric Troncy. Catalogue for the exhibition at Georges Pompideu Centre, Paris. 1998.
  • This is Yesterday, Esto es Ayer. Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain, 1999.
  • Qu’est-ce que l abstraction geometrique lla reponse de 12 artistes, Musee Matisse, France, 1998.
  • Ou en est la Peinture, Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France, 1997.
  • Un Monde Merveilleux, Kitsch et Art Contemporain, Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France, 1998
  • Oops, Le Magasin, Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France and L’elac, L’espace Lausannois d’art contemporain, Lausanne, Switzerland, 1998.
  • Fonds Regional d'art Contemprain Nord - Pas de Calias, Catalogue Des Collections, Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France, 1996.
  • Altered States, American Art in the 90's, Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO. Essay by Jeanne Greenberg and Robert Nickas, 1995.
  • Pittura Immedia, Neue Galerie and Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz, Graz, Austria, Essay by Peter Weibel, 1995.
  • Punishment & Decoration, Hohenthal und Bergen Gallery, Koln, Germany, Essay by Michael Corris, 1994.
  • Sailing to Byzantium, with Disenchantment, Sergio Tossi, Prato, Italy, Essay by Elio Cappuccio, 1993.
  • Live in Your Head, Heilegen kreuzerhof, Vienna, Austria, Essay by Robert Nickas, 1993.
  • The Void Each Time, Galeria in ARCO, Torino, Italy, Essay by Demetrio Papparoni, 1992.
  • Painting Today/Peinture Aujourd'hue, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland, Essay by Robert Nickas, 1992.
  • The Painted Desert, Galerie Renox Xippas, Paris, Essay by Robert Nickas, 1991.
  • Michael Scott, Monograph. Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY, Essay by Robert Nickas, 1990.
  • Red, Brachot Gallery, Brussels, Belgium, Essay by Robert Nickas, 1990,
  • Gambler, Building One, London, England, Essay by Liam Gullick. 1990.
  • Nachschub - The Koln Show, Evaluation pp. 129-130, Koln, Germany, 1990.

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