Matthew Brannon

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    Matthew Brannon

    War Correspondent, Saigon 1967, 2016

    Silkscreen and hand painted elements on paper

    52 x 64” / 132.1 x 162.6cm, Framed: 56.3 x 68.3" / 143 x 173.5cm

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Born 1971, St. Maries, ID
Lives and works in New York, NY

EDUCATION
1999

MFA, Columbia University, New York, NY

1995

BA, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017

David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016

Vulture, Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo, Japan

2015

Skirting the Issue, Casey Kaplan, New York

 

2013

Leopard, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Department Store at Night (Five Impossible Films, I), Marino Marini Museum, Florence, Italy

Midlife Crisis Intermission, Glen Horowitz, East Hampton, New York

2012

The Ventriloquist, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

2011

Gentleman’s Relish, Casey Kaplan, New York

A Question Answered with a Quote, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

2011/2010

The Inevitable and The Unnecessary, Gió Marconi Gallery, Milan, Italy

2010

Mouse Trap, Light Switch, Museum M, Leuven, Belgium

Wit’s End, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Reservations, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraitchtal, Germany

2009

Nevertheless, The Approach, London, United Kingdom

2008

The Question is a Compliment, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

Grandmothers, Galleria Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy

2007

Where Were We, Whitney Museum of American Art at Altria, New York

Try and Be Grateful, AGYU, Art Gallery of York University/Toronto, Toronto, Canada

2006

Cum Together, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

Shoegazers & Graverobbers, Art 37 Basel: Statements, David Kordansky Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

Hyena, Jan Winkelmann, Berlin, Germany

2005

Meat Eating Plants, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Penetration, Jan Winkelmann, Berlin, Germany

2004

If Direction is a Look, with Sarah Morris, Galería Javier López, Madrid, Spain

Exhausted Blood & Imitation Salt, John Connelly Presents, New York

2003

Tatum O’Neal’s Birthday Party, Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL

2000

Soft Rock, Künsterhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS
2015

I hope to God you’re not as dumb as you make out, Mary Mary, Glasgow

Certain Snakes, LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), Los Angeles, CA

Rio, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium

Yes We’re Open, Giò Marconi, Milan, Italy

2014

Never Look Back When Leaving, Casey Kaplan, NY

2013

Trapping Lions in the Scottish Highlands, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

OUT OF THE BLUE, Cortesi Contemporary, Lugano, Switzerland

Beg, Borrow and Steal, Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs, CA

The Assistants, curated by Fionn Meade, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles

Gió Marconi at Gerhardsen Gerner, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany

Notes on Neo-Camp, curated by Chris Sharp, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Set Pieces, curated by Andrew Berardini & Lauren Mackler, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy

The Power of Paper, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2012

No. 17, Casey Kaplan, New York

The Power of Paper, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Brannon, Büttner, Kierulf, Kierulf, Kilpper, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

Drawing a Blank (On Forgetting, Refusal, Censure and Impotence), curated by Matthew Brannon and Jan Tumlir, David Kordansky, Los Angeles, CA

Struggle(s), Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium

The Feverish Library, organized by Matthew Higgs, Petzel Gallery, New York

2011

Art Brussels 29th Edition, Brussels, Belgium

FAX, curated by João Ribas and co-organized by ICI (Independent Curators International) Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Maryland

International, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Predictable Feelings, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

15th Tallinn Print Triennial, Kumu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia

In the Name of the Artists, Contemporary American Art from the Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, São Paulo Biennial Pavilion, São Paulo, Brazil

2010

Mit Deiner Kunst; Texte Zur Kunst Editionen 1990-2010, curated by Annette Kelm and Matthias Mühling, Sammlung Haubrok Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, curated by Stacy Engman, The Contemporary Art Department of The National Arts Club, New York

At Home/Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Matthew Brannon, Katarina Burin, Charlie Harper: Permanent Transients Air-Conditioned, Country Club, Cincinnati, Ohio

Cabinet of Curiosities with Pablo Bronstein, Matthew Brannon, Anthea Hamilton and Wayne Kostenbaum, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, England

We Pictured You Reading This, Redux Contemporary Art Center, Charleston, SC

An Unpardonable Sin, curated by Philippe Pirotte, Castillo/Corales, Paris, France

Interim in Three Rounds, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

Behind the Curtain, Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan, Italy

Owl Stretching Time, curated by Gyonata Bonvicini, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany

Matthew Brannon, Mathew Cerletty, David Diao, Daniel Sinsel, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium

The Space Between Reference and Regret, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York

2009

Beg, Borrow, and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL

Learn to Read Art: A History of Printed Matter, curated by AA Bronson, PS.1, New York; Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

Embrace, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO

Five, Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow, Russia

No Shoes on the Carpet, Cirrus, Los Angeles, CA

Poor. Tired. Horse., ICA, London, United Kingdom

Matthew Brannon, Marcel Broodthaers, James Lee Byars, William E. Jones, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

CODE SHARE: 5 continents, 10 biennales, 20 artists, curated by Simon Rees, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

Born in the morning, dead by night, curated by Tony Matelli, Leo Koenig, Inc., New York

Stuart Sherman: Nothing Up My Sleeve, curated by Jonathan Berger, Participant Inc, New York

2008

50 Moons of Saturn, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, T2 Torino Triennial, Turin, Italy

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

One Morning I Woke Up Very Early, with Tony Conrad & Nathan Hylden, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium

Featuring, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris, France

Fair Market, curated by Haley Mellin, Rental Gallery, New York

DISPATCH Portfolio Project #2, DISPATCH, New York

One Day I Woke Up Very Early, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Kunst Im Heim, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany

Tapestry, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery at Hudson Salon, Los Angeles, CA

Uncertain States of America, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran, and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic; Songzhuan Art Center, Beijing, China

Acquisitions, Gifts, and Works from Various Exhibitions 1985-2008, curated by Bob Nickas, White Columns, New York

2008/2007

Mutliplex: Directions in Art 1970 to Now, curated Deborah Wye, Museum of Modern Art, New York

2007

USA Today: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery, State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia

Stuff: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, Michigan

On The Marriage Broker Joke, Office Baroque Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Uncertain States of America, The Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland; Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland; Herning Art Museum, Denmark; Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, Francee, TATS, curated by Peter Coffin, Palais de Tokyo Museum, Paris, France

(the) Melvins @ (the) Mandrake, The Mandrake, Los Angeles, CA

2006

USA Today: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom

Social Design, curated by Angelika Stepken, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

Matthew Brannon, Wade Guyton, Patrick Hill, United Artists Ltd., Marfa, TX

Bring the War Home, Q.E.D, Los Angeles, CA, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York

Uncertain States of America, Serpentine Gallery, London, United Kingdom; Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

6.6.06, curated by Jan Tumlir, Gayle and Ed Roski Fine Arts Gallery, USC, Los Angeles, CA

An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery, curated by Bob Nickas, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York

Exquisite Corpse, curated by Bob Nickas, Mitchell Algus Gallery, New York

Slow Burn, curated by Jonah Freeman, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland

2005

Uncertain States of America, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Suspended Narration, curated by Maureen Mahoney, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX

Passion Beyond Reason, Wallstreet 1, a Miller/Rockenschaub Project, Berlin, Germany

Temporary Import, Art Forum Berlin, Special Exhibitions, curated by Susanne Titz, Berlin, Germany

Threshold, Max Wigram, London, United Kingdom

New Tapestries, Sarah Meltzer, New York

We Could Have Invited Everyone, curated by Peter Coffin, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

The Most Splendid Apocalypse, curated by Jason Murison, PPOW, New York

Post No Bills, curated by Matthew Higgs, White Columns, New York

On the Beach, curated by Justin Lowe, Printed Matter, New York

There is a City in My Mind, Southfirst, New York

Wordplay, Julie Saul Gallery, New York

Lesser New York, A Fia Backström Production, New York

Greater New York, PS1/MoMA, Queens, New York

We Love Amerika, Jan Winkelmann, Berlin, Germany

2004

Halloween Horror Films, Southfirst:art, New York

Besides, popularity is rather a lumpy concept, no?, curated by Ralf Brog & Petra Rinck, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany

Summer Summary, curated by Roger White, temporary space, New York

Noctambule, D’Amelio Terras at the Fondation Dosne-Bibliotheque Theirs, Paris, France

Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity, curated by Bob Nickas & Steve Lafreniere, PS1/MoMA, New York

Tapestry From An Asteroid, Golinko Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles

Hohe Berge, Tiefes Tal, curated by Markus Draper, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany

Collection: How I Spent a Year, curated by Bob Nickas, PS1/MoMA, New York

Lumpen Decadents, curated by Gean Moreno, Ingalls & Associates, Miami, FL

Cave Canem, John Connelly Presents, New York

2003

Kult 48 Klubhouse, curated by Scott Hug, Deitch Projects, New York

My people were fair and had cum in their hair (but now they’re content tospray stars from your boughs), curated by Bob Nickas, Team Gallery, New York

Snowblind, with Wade Guyton & Mungo Thomson, John Connelly Presents, New York

Inaugural Exhibition, Golinko Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

I’m Afraid of Everything, Blonde Revolution, New York

Escape from New York, curated by Jason Murison, Summit Art Center, NJ

Corporate Profits vs. Labor Costs, D’Amelio Terras, New York

Parking Lot, Ten in One Gallery, New York

The Melvins, curated by Bob Nickas, Anton Kern Gallery, New York

Late to Work Everyday, curated by Noah Sheldon, DuPreau Gallery, Chicago

Talking Pieces, Text and Image in Contemporary Art, curated by Ute Riese, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

2002

Triple Theatre, with Heidie Giannotti, Triple Candie, New York

Dark Spring, curated by Nicolaus Schafhausen & Liam Gillick, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany

2001

Dedalic Convention, curated by Liam Gillick and Annette Kosak, MAK, Vienna, Austria

2000

Luggage, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

@, curated by Jason Murison, PPOW Gallery, New York

1999

Made Especially for You, curated by Jenelle Porter, Artists Space, New York

The Wight Biennial, curated by Mungo Thomson, The New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles

Columbia University, New York

1998

1+3=4×1, collaboration with Liam Gillick, curated by Susanne Gaensheimer, Galerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst, Liepzig, Germany

Oh My God, I live on the thirteenth floor in Holland, doesn’t exist in the United States, or no?, collaboration with George Rush, H. Cleyndertweg 13 space, Amsterdam, Netherlands

exhibition|Exhibition 1998, Miller Theater Lobby, Columbia University, New York

1996

Paint as Purpose, curated by Roger Ray and Jesse H. Rivard, Galerie Purple Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

New Memory, curated by Slater Bradley, Spanish Kitchen Studios, Los Angeles, CA

1995

The 1995 Banale, curated by Michelle Alpern, RE:Solution Gallery, Los Angeles, CA