TONY MATELLI

 

Born 1971 Chicago, IL

Lives and works in New York, NY

 

 

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017

Marlborough Contemporary, London, United Kingdom (forthcoming)

Garden, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT (cat.) (forthcoming)

 

2016

Realisms, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia (cat.)

 

2015

Garden, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New York

Garden, Marlborough Chelsea Broome St, New York, New York

 

2014

Tony Matelli, Olaf Bruening, John Miller, Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow, Russia (cat.)

Tony Matelli: New Gravity, The Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Massachusetts (cat.)

 

2013

Stephane Simoens Contemporary, Knokke, Belgium

White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, Missouri  (cat.)

Tony Matelli – A HUMAN ECHO, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway (cat.)

Windows, Walls and Mirrors, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

 

2012

Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

Tony Matelli - A HUMAN ECHO, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark (cat.)

Windows, Walls and Mirrors, Leo Koenig Inc, New York, New York

 

2011

Falkenrot Prize 2011: Tony Matelli: Glass of Water, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (cat.)

Glass of Water, Selestat Bienniale, Selestat, France

 

2010

The Constant Now, Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm Sweden

Tony Matelli: Mirror Paintings, Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm

Mise en Abyme, Stephane Simoens Contemporary, Knokke, Belgium

 

2009

Yesterday, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The Idiot, Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow, Russia

Life and Times, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland

Abandon, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

 

2008

Survival, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Inc., Moscow, Russia (cat.)

Survival, Uppsala Kunstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden (cat.)

The Old Me, Leo Koenig Inc, New York, New York

Self Portraits, with Phillip Akkerman, Stephane Simoens, Knokke, Belgium

 

2007

New Works, Leo Koenig Inc, New York, New York

 

2006

Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

Charlotte Moser Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland

 

2005

Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery, Paris, France

Abandon, Centre d’Arte Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain

 

2004

Abandon, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (cat.)

Fucked and The Oracle, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Dornbirn, Austria (cat.)

 

2003

Andrehn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

Sies & Hoeke Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

 

2002

Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery, Paris, France

Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome

Sperone Jr., Rome, Italy

Bailey Fine Art, Toronto

 

2001

Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY

Art Dealers Invitational, Marseilles, France

 

2000

Sies+ Hoeke Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany

Ten in One Gallery, New York, NY

Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, Holland

Gallery du Triangle, Bordeaux, France

 

1999

Abandon, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)

Andrehn Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden

Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY

 

1997

Basilico Fine Arts, New York, NY

Ten in One Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

 

 

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

 

2017

No Place Like Home, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel

Reshaped Reality. 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark (forthcoming)

Just The Facts, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

 

2016

Wanderlust, The High Line, New York, NY

Ancient Echo, 10 Hanover, London, United Kingdom

Fountain of Youth, Bill Brady Gallery, Miami, FL

God’s Waiting Room, Bill Brady Gallery, Miami, FL

Summer School, Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY

Ground Control, Art Basel Miami Beach Public 2016, The Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL

Silleteros, KINMAN, London, United Kingdom

Comme si de rien n’était (As If Nothing had Happened), Van Buuren Museum, Brussels, Belgium

Green Doesn’t Sell, Art Brussels, Sorry We Are Closed, Brussels, Belgium

The Watermill Center, Watermill, NY

So I turned myself to face me, Marlborough Contemporary, London, United Kingdom

Fresh Cuts, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY

Home Improvements, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA, USA

Forever, Bubox, Kortrijk, Belgium

Mystifiers, NCCA, Moscow, Russia (cat.)

Reshaping Reality. 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture, Museo de Bellas Artes, Bilbao, Spain, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, A.C., Mexico (cat.)

 

2015

Greater New York, MoMA PS1, New York, NY

Unrealism, Presented by Larry Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch, The Moore Building, Miami, FL

Mutated Reality, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia (cat.)

Bottoms Up: A Sculpture Survey, The Art Museum of the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY

Brunch Over Troubled Water, Plutschow Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland

At the Crack of Dawn, LARM Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark

Eagles II, Galeria Marlborough, Madrid, Spain

Seven Deadly Sins: LUST, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

Condensed Matter Community, Synchrotron Radiation Center: Home of Aladdin, Stoughton, WI

 

2014

Walk-ins Welcome, Marlborough Broome St, New York, NY

Broadway Morey Boogie, Broadway Malls Association, New York, NY

Another Look at Detroit, curated by Todd Levin, Marlborough Chelsea, Marianne Bosky Gallery, New York, NY

Vintage Violence, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY (cat.)

About Sculpture #1, Galerie Ronaldo Anselmi, Berlin, Germany (cat.)

Baroque, Kulturhuset Stadsteatern, Stockholm, Sweden

 

2013

Double Hamburger Deluxe, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

UNCANNY, Contemporary Art Galleries, Storrs, CT

Director's Choice 7-9-13, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark

SOMETHING ABOUT A TREE, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

A STUDY IN MIDWESTERN APPROPRIATION, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

Pizza Time!, Marlborough Broome St., New York, NY

Beer Show, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

De leur Temps 4, Association pour la Diffusion International de l”Art Francais, Paris, France

Quiet Works, Temple Gallery, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Desire, El Segundo Museum of Art, CA

LOST (in LA), Flax (France Los Angeles Exchange), Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery at Barnsdall Art Park

Cultural Freedom in Europe, Goethe Institut and Sint Lukas Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

 

2012

Simulacrum, curated by Michael Goodson, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio

He Is Transparent, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY

you, your sun and shadow, curated by Michael Jones McKean, Anderson Gallery at VCU, Richmond, VA

 

2011

Dark Christmas, Leo Koenig Inc, New York, NY

December, curated by Howie Chen, Mitchell-Innes and Nash, New York, NY

Selestat Biennal, curated by Hans Dunser, Olivier Grasser, Sophie Kaplan, Pierre-Olivier Rollin, and Otto Teichert, Selestat, France

echos, Musée Nissim de Camondo, Paris, France

Small, Medium, Large, curated by Francis Breist and Susanne van Hagen, Donjon, France (cat.)

Pretty on the Inside, curated by Erik Parker and KAWS, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

Sculptures, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, France

Personal Structures, curated by Karlyn De Jongh and Sarah Gold, 54th International Venice Biennale: ILLUMInations,

Palazzo Bembo, Venice  (cat.)

Impossible Vacation, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO

Fragmentations, Le Frac des Pays de la Loire, France

 

2010

Hunters & Gatherers, Gian Enzo Sperone, Sent, Switzerland (cat.)

A vos papiers, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland

Transcending..., LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark

Love in Vein, Gering & Lopez, New York, NY

No Show, Spencer Brownstone, New York, NY

Just Love Me, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg

The Wasteland, The White Box, New York, NY

Both Sides of the Pulaski, curated by Andrea Salerno, Fine Art in Space, Long Island City, New York

Hyping the Real, Stephane Simoens, Knokke, Belgium

Realismus: Das Abenteurer der Wirklichdeit, Kunsthalle Emden, Germany (cat.)

N’importe Quoi, Musee d’art contemporain de Lyon, France (cat.)

Back to the Future: Buy-Self, CAPC, Bordeaux, France

Don’t Piss on Me and Tell Me It’s Raining, APEX Art, New York, NY

Blind Sculpture, curated by Gelitin, Greene Naftali, New York, NY

 

2009

Ferne Näehe, KunstMuseum, Bonn, Germany (cat.)

Infinitesimal Eternity, Images Made in the Face of Spectacle, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT (cat.)

The Effect of Modern Art on Green Circles, curated by Anselm Franke, Vanmoerkerke Collection, Belgium

Guided By Voices, Forest City Gallery, London Ontario, Canada

The Figure and Dr Freud, Haunch of Venison, New York, NY

Chasing Napoleon, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Persona. Image. Time. Human Representation in Art: from Modernism to Present-day, The Cultural foundation Ekaterina, Moscow, (cat.)

Nature en Kit, MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland (cat.)

Time-Life, Taxter & Spengemann, New York, NY

Another Mythology, State National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia (cat.)

 

2008

Evolution, Max Lang, New York, NY

Bad Planet, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Esculturismo, la Suma de Todas, Madrid, Spain (cat.)

Attention to Detail, curated by Chuck Close, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY (cat.)

Faxination, curated by Bill Saylor, Gallerie LOYAL, Stockholm, Sweden

New Media, Stephane Simoens, Knokke, Belgium

Fuck You Human, Maribel Lopez Gallery, Berlin

 

2007

Betes et Hommes, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, France (cat.)

Undone, Whitney Museum at Altria, New York, NY  (cat.)

Movement, Evolution, Art, The Cultural Foundation Ekaterina, Moscow (cat.)

Stranger than Paradise, curated by Max Henry, Galerie Charlotee Moser, Geneva, Switzerland

I AM AS YOU WILL BE: Skeletons in Art, Cheim & Read, New York, NY(cat.)

Pull My Finger, curated by Joe Zane, Allston Kirt Gallery, Boston

The Power of the Physical – SCULPTURE TODAY!, Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin, Germany (catalog)

Baroque Biology (with Alexis Rockman), CAC in Cincinnati (cat.)

Still Life, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand

 

2006

Hysteria Siberiana, curated by Marc-Olivier Wahler, Cristina Guerra

Contemporary Arts, Lisbon, Portugal

Five Billion Years, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

The Furnace, curated by Goschka Macuga, AFoundation, Liverpool, UK

Helter, Helter, curated by Max Henry, Galerie Anne de Villepois, Paris, France

Into Me, Out of Me, curated by Klaus Biesenbach, PS1 / MOMA

Contemporary Art Institute, Long Island City, NY (cat.)

Create Your Own Museum, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow (cat.)

 

2005

Self Preservation Society, Leo Koenig Inc, New York, NY

Leaving Cockaigne, Leo Koenig Inc., NYC

It’ll Cost You..., curated by Beth Rudin DeWoddy, Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY

Fairy Tales Forever, Homage to H.C. Andersen, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark (cat.)

Figure It Out, Hudson Valley Center For Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY,

The Altoids Collection, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center, San Antonio, Texas

Baroque and Neo-Baroque. The Hell of the Beautiful, The Domus Artium 2, Centre of Contemporary Art of Salamanca

We Can Do It!, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow (cat.)

 

2004

Needful Things: Recent Multiples, The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Altered States, Leo Koenig Inc., NYC

Making VIsible, Galerie Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark

The Ten Commandments, Die Zehn Gebote, Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany (cat.)

I am the Walrus, curated by Jan Avgikos, Cheim & Reid Gallery, NYC

Beautiful Grotesque, Riva Gallery, New York, NY

What is Art Good For? 100 x Kunst am Karlsplatz, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria (cat.)

Five Billion Years, Swiss Institute, curated by Marc Olivier, NYC

Extra, Swiss Institute, curated by Marc Olivier, NYC (cat.)

The Uncanny, Tate, Liverpool, curated by Mike Kelley, England (cat.)

Metamorphosis, John Michael Koehler Arts Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin

 

2003

101 Treasures of The Cranbrook Museum, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI (cat.)

The Fourth Sex, curated by Francesco Bonami, MOCA Chicago (cat.)

100 Artists, 100 T-Shirts, Daniel Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY

Instructions, Kunsthalle Wien, curated by Gerald Matt Vienna, Austria. (cat.)

PLOP - Recent Projects of the Public Art Fund, curated by Tom Eccles, outside installations, New York, NY (cat.)

Liquid Sky, Frac, Dijon, France, curated by Marc Olivier Wahler (cat.)

Narcissus, CRAC Alsace, curated by Hilde Teerlinck Altkirch, France

Extra, curated by Marc Oliver, Swiss Institute, New York, NY

There’s Always Tomorrow, Bologna, Italy

 

2002

Artemis, Greenberg can Doren Gallery, New York, NY

Barrocos y Neobarrocos, El Infierno De Lo Bello, Domus Artium, Salamanca, Spain (cat.)

Leo Koenig Las Vegas, Neonopolis, Las Vegas

The Dubrow Biennial, Kogan Martos Gallery, New York, NY

 

2001

Vrai que Nature, CAPC, Bordeaux, France

The Americans, Barbican Center, London (cat.)

Come On, Feel The Noise, Asbaek, Copenhagen

 

2000

Climbing the Walls Thinking it Mights Be a Way Out, Robert Birch Gallery, Toronto, Canada

The Greenhouse Effect, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK (cat.)

Greater New York, PS1, Long Island City, NY (cat.)

Nothing, Andrew Kreps, NYC

Small World, MOCA, San Diego (cat.)

Over the Edges: the Corners of Gent, curated by Jan Hoet, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium (cat.)

 

1999

True West, curated by Jason Murison, PPOW, New York, NY

Holding Court, curated by Keith Tyson, Entwistle, London

In the Public Realm, organized by the Public Art Fund, NYC

 

1998

Beyond the Monument, organized by the the Public Art Fund, Metrotech, Brooklyn

Yesterday Begins Tomorrow, curated by Franceso Bonami, Bard College for Curatorial Studies, New York

Pop Surrealism, Aldrich Museum, CT (cat.)

Spatiotemporal-Works from the Collection 1988-1998, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthalle, Sweden

Pollution, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan (cat.)

 

1997

To be Real, Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, CA  (cat.)

Bring You Own Walkman, W139, Amsterdam

 

1996

Clarity, Northern Illinois University, Chicago, IL

 

1995

Thesis Exhibition, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

 

 

 

Education

 

1995 M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan

1993 B.F.A., Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Wisconsin

1991 Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art-Independent Study, New York

 

 

 

 

Grants/Fellowships

 

1998 NYFA Grant

1991 Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art Independent Study, New York

 

 

 

 

Lectures/Seminars

 

2017

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

 

2016

Art Basel, Miami, FL

Hunter College, New York, NY

New York City Parks Department, New York, NY

Bruce High Quality Foundation University, New York, NY

Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT

 

2015

Penn State University, University Park, PA

St. Louis Community College, St. Louis, MD

 

2014

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

The Davis Museum, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

 

2013

University of Georgia, Athens, GA

 

2012

Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY

Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH

 

2011

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

 

2010

Columbia College, Chicago, IL

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

2009

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

School Of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

 

2008

Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI

 

2007

Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal , Montreal, Canada

The Whitney Museum, New York, NY

FIT Parsons, New York, NY

Penn State University, Philadelphia, PA

Cincinnati University, Cincinnati, OH

SUNY New Paltz, NY

Ringling School of Art, Sarasota, FL

Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX

Yale University, New Haven, CT

CalArts, Los Angeles, CA

CAC, Cincinnati, OH

 

2006

HVCCA, Peekskill, NY

Hunter College, NYC

 

2005

Parsons School of Art, NYC

 

2004

Pratt, Brooklyn, NY

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

 

2003

Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI

 

2002

Columbus School of Art, Columbus, OH

Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

Columbia University, NYC

 

2001

Public Art Fund Seminar, Cooper Union, NYC

Parsons School of Art, NYC

Empire Studio Program, NYC

 

2000

School of Visual Arts, NYC

Beaux Arts de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

New York Studio Program, NYC

 

1999

University of Buffalo, New York

SUNY Albany, NY

 

1998

Aldrich Museum, CT

 

 

 

 

Public Collections

 

ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark

Akzo Nobel Art Foundation

Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Denmark

Bonnier Collection, Stockholm, Sweden

CCA Andratx, Majorca, Spain

Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook, MI

CURIOUSLY STRONG Altoids Collection, (New Museum) New York, NY

The Cultural Foundation Ekaterina, Moscow, Russia

The Davis Museum, Wellesley, MA

FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY

Fundacion La Caixa Madrid, Spain

FRAC Bordeaux, France

Musee d’arte Contemporain Montreal, Canada

Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg

Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

Museum of New Zealand Te Papa Tongarewa, Wellington, New Zealand

Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK

State National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

Skive New Art Museum SNYK, Copenhagen, Denmark

Sundsvalls Kommun, Sundsvall, Sweden

Uppsala Konstmusuem, Uppsala, Sweden

 

 

 

 

Solo Publications

 

2016

Realisms, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

 

2015

Figures, Wood Kusaka Studios, Los Angeles, California

 

2014

Olaf Bruening, Tony Matelli, John Miller, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia

New Gravity, Davis Museum, Wellesley, Massachusetts

 

2013

Tony Matelli: Matthew, Just Use This, White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, Missouri

 

2012

A HUMAN ECHO, ARoS Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark, and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Koln, Germany

 

2011

Tony Matelli: Glass of Water, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Koln, Germany

 

2008

Tony Matelli, Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden

Survival Pt. 1, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia

Survival Pt. 2, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia

 

2007

Fucked and Ancient Echo, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

 

2004

Abandon, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

Fucked and the Oracle, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Dornbirn, Austria

 

2002

Tony Matelli, Leo Koenig, Inc., New York, NY

 

 

 

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