Chronik

1971
Born in Chicago, USA
1991
Alliance of Independent Colleges of Art - Independent Study, New York, USA
1993
B.F.A., Milwaukee Institute of Art & Design, Wisconsin, USA
1995
M.F.A., Cranbrook Academy of Art, Michigan, USA
1998
NYFA Grant
Lives and works in New York, USA

Ausstellungen

2013
White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, USA (March 16)
2013
A Human Echo, Bergen kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway (solo) (Feb 22 – April 28)
2012
Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2012
Tony Matelli – A Human Echo, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark (solo)
2012
Tony Matelli, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA (solo)
2012
He Is Transparent, Renwick Gallery, New York, USA
2011
Échoes, le Musée Nissim de Camondo, Paris, France
2011
Sélestat Biennal, Curated by Hans Dünser, Olivier Grasser, Sophie Kaplan, Pierre-Olivier Rollin, Otto Teichert
2011
Small, Medium, Large, Donjon DeVez, France
2011
Personal Structures, 54th International Venice Biennale, Palazzo Bembo, Venice, Italy
2011
Fragmentations, Le Frac des Pays de la Loire, France
2011
Tony Matelli: Mirror Paintings, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, co-curated by Rita Kersting and Marc Gloede, Art Berlin Contmeporary, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2011
The Idiots, Leo Koenig Projekte New York, USA (solo)
2011
Dissipated Island, Leo Koenig Projekte, New York, USA (solo)
2011
Tony Matelli, Kunstraum Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2011
Falken Rot Preis, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2010
Tony Matelli: Mirror Paintings, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2010
Mise en Abyme, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium (solo)
2010
The Constant Now, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2010
Tony Matelli, Stephanie Simoens, Knokke, Belgium (solo)
2010
Back to the Future, CAPC Bordeaux, France (solo)
2010
Hunters and Gatherers, Gian Enzo Sperone, Sent, Switzerland
2010
The Wasteland, The White Box, New York, USA
2010
Á vos papiers, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland
2010
Both Sides of the Pulaski, curated by Andréa Salerno, Fine Art in Space, Long Island City, New York, USA
2010
Hyping the Real, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium
2010
Love in Vein, Gering & Lopez, New York, USA
2010
No Show, Spencer Bownstone, New York, USA
2010
Transcending…, LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010
Just Love Me, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
2010
Hyping The Real, Stephane Simoens, Knokke, Belgium
2010
Blind Sculpture, curated by Gelitin, Greene Naftali, New York, USA
2010
New acquisitions of the Art Foundation Mallorca Collection, Seventy major works by fifty major artists, CCA Kunsthalle Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
2010
Realismus: Das Abenteurer der Wirklichdeit, Hupo Stiftung, Munich, Germany
2010
Don´t Piss on Me and Tell Me It´s raining, APEX Art, New York, USA
2010
By-Self, CAPC, Bordeaux, France
2010
Time – Life, Taxter & Spengemann, New York, USA
2010
Mise en Abyme, stephane simoens, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium (solo)
2009
Realismus: Das Abenteurer der Wirklichdeit, Kunsthalle Emden, Germany.*N´importe Quoi, Musee d´Art Contemporain de Lyon, France
2009
N´importe Quoi, Musee d´Art Contemporain de Lyon, France
2009
The Figure and Dr. Freud, Haunch of Vension, New York, USA
2009
Chasin Napolian, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2009
The Figure and Dr. Freud, Haunch of of Vensison, New York, USA
2009
TIME-LIFE, Taxter & Spengemann, New York, USA
2009
Nature en Kit, Museum MUDAC, Lausanne, Switzerland
2009
Group Show, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, France
2009
Anything, MAC, Lyon, France
2009
Infinitesimal Eternity, Images Made in the Face of Spectacle, Yale School of Art, New Haven, USA
2009
Life and Times, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2009
Abandon, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France (solo)
2009
The Idiot, Gary Tantisian Gallery, Moscow, Russia (solo)
2009
Tony Matelli, The Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, USA (solo)
2009
The Effect of Modern Art on Green Cirlcles, curated by Anslem Franke, Vanmoerkerke Collection, Belgium
2009
Guided by Voices, Forest City Gallery, London, Ontario, Canada
2009
Ferne Nähe, Kunstmuseum, Bonn, Germany
2009
Time – Life, Taxter & Spengemann, New York, USA
2009
Persona. Image. Time. Human Representation in Art: from Modernism to Present-Day, The Cultural foundation Ekaterina, Moscow, Russia
2008
Tony Matelli, Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden (solo)
2008
Tony Matelli, Gary Tatinsian Gallery, Inc., Moscow, Russia (solo)
2008
D’une révolution à l’autre, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
2008
Faxination, Curated by Bill Saylor, Galleri LOYAL,Stockholm, Sweden
2008
Another Mythology, State National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
2008
New Media, Stephane Simoens, Knokke, Belgium
2008
Fuck You Human, Maribel Lopez Gallery, Berlin, Germany
2008
Contemporary Fine Arts, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
2008
Undone, Tom Holmes, Tony Matelli, Eileen Quilan and
2008
Heather Rowe, Whitney Museum at Altria, New York, NY, USA
2008
The Old Me, Leo Koenig Inc, New York, New York (solo)
2008
Evolution, Max Lang, New York, NY
2008
Esculturismo, la Suma de Todas, Madrid, Spain (catalogue)
2008
Attention to Detail, curated Chuck Close, The FLAG Art
2008
Foundation, New York, NY
2008
Betes et Hommes, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris, France (catalogue)
2008
Philip Akkerman & Tony Matelli, Self-Portraits,Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Arts, Knokke-Zoute, Belgium
2007
Stranger than Paradise, curated by Max Henry, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland
2007
New Works, Leo Koenig Inc, New York, New York (solo)
2007
I AM AS YOU WILL BE, Skeletons in Art, Cheim & Read, NY, New York
2007
Pull My Finger, curated by Joe Zane, Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston, MA
2007
Die Macht des Dinglichen – SCULPTUR HEUTE! (The Power of the Physical – SCULPTURE TODAY!), Georg-Kolbe-Museum, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)
2007
Baroque Biology, (with Alexis Rockman), CAC in Cincinnati
2007
Bad Planet, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2007
MAD LOVE – Young Art from Danish Private Collections,
2007
ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark
2007
Still Life, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand
2007
NEW, Stephane Simoens Contemporary Fine Art, Knokke, Belgium
2006
Abandon, Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2006
5'000'000'000 d'années/5 Billion Years, Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France
2006
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
2006
Hysteria Siberiana, curated by Marc-Olivier Wahler, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Arts, Lisbon, Portugal
2006
Five Billion Years, Palais de Tokyo, Paris. France
2006
The Furnace, curated by Goschka Macuga, AFoundation, Liverpool, UK
2006
Helter, Helter, curated by Max Henry, Galerie Anne de Villepois, Paris
2006
Andrehn Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2006
Charlotte Moser Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2006
Into Me/Out of Me, KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
2005
Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
2005
Self Preservation Society, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
2005
Leaving Cockaigne, Leo Koenig Inc., NYC
2005
Fairy Tales Forever, Homage to H.C. Andersen, AroS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
2005
Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
2005
The Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, Consolidated Works, Contemporary Arts Center, Seattle, WA; Blue Star Art Complex, San Antonio, TX, USA
2005
Fucked, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France (solo)
2005
Abandon, Centre d’Arte Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2004
Fucked and The Oracle, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Austria (solo)
2004
Editions Fawbush, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, USA.
2004
Contemporary Western Art Gary, Tatintsian Gallery Inc. Moscow, Russia
2004
Me, Myself and I, Schmidt Center at Florida University, Boca Raton Florida, USA
2004
Mystery Achievement, Taxter&Spengemann, New York, USA
2004
I am the Walrus, Cheim & Reid, curated by Jan Avigkos, New York, USA
2004
The Uncanny, Tate Liverpool, United Kingdom, Curated by Mike Kelley
2004
Beautiful Grotesque, Riva Gallery, NYC, USA
2004
Making Visible, Gallery Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark
2004
Metamorphosis, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, Wisconsin, USA
2004
Ten Commandments, Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany
2004
Five Billion Years, Swiss Institute-Contemporary Art, New York, USA
2004
Abandon, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (catalogue) (solo)
2004
Kunstraum Dornbirn, Dornbirn, Germany (solo)
2004
Altered States, Leo Koenig Inc., NYC
2004
Making Visible, Galerie Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003
Andrehn Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2003
Sies & Hoeke Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
2003
Instructions, Kunsthalle Wien, curated by Gerald Matt Vienna, Austria
2003
One Hundred Artists, One Hundred T-shirts, Daniel Silverstein Gallery, New York, USA
2003
Narcissus, CRAC Alsace, curated by Hilde Teerlinck Altkirch, France
2003
The Fourth Sex, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, curated by Francesco Bonami, Chicago, USA
2003
Liquid Sky, FRAC, curated by Marc Olivier Wahler, Dijon, France
2003
There’s always tomorrow, with Nicole Eisenman, Jeff Elrod, Torben Giehler, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy
2003
Total Torpor, Mad Malaise, Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2003
The Happy Lion (Leo Koenig, Inc. & Galerie Michael Janssen), Los Angeles, USA
2002
Artemis, Greenberg van Doren Gallery, New York, USA
2002
Leo Koenig Las Vegas, Neonopolis, Las Vegas, USA
2002
The Dubrow Biennal, Kagan Martos Gallery, New York, USA
2002
Emmanuel Perrotin Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
2002
Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome (solo)
2002
Sperone Jr., Rome, Italy (solo)
2002
Bailey Fine Art, Toronto (solo)
2001
Art Dealers Invitational, Marseilles, France (solo)
2001
Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA (solo)
2001
The Americans, Barbican Gallery, London, UK
2001
Come on, feel the noise, Asbaek, Copenhagen, Denmark
2001
SQUAT, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2001
Vrai que Nature, CAPC, Bordeaux, France
2000
Sies+ Hoeke Gallery, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
2000
Ten in One Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2000
Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
2000
Gone, Gallery du Triangle, Bordeaux, France (solo)
2000
The Greenhouse Effect, The Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
2000
Climbin' The Walls Thinking It Might Be A Way Out, Robert Birch Gallery, Toronto, Canada
2000
Baberg, Matelli, Schabel, Paul Morris Gallery, New York, USA
2000
Tomorrow, RareArt Properties, New York, USA
2000
Nothing, Andrew Kreps, New York, USA
2000
Greater New York - New Art in New York Now, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, USA
2000
Small World, MOCA, San Diego, La Jolla, USA
2000
Over the Edges: The Corners of Gent, curated by Jan Hoet, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
1999
Holding Court, Entwistle, London, UK
1999
In the Public Realm, Public Art Fund, New York, USA
1999
True West, curated by Jason Murison, PPOW, New York, USA
1999
Contemporary Public Sculpture, organized by the Public Art Fund, Brooklyn, NY, USA
1999
Abandon, University of Buffalo Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA (solo)
1999
Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
1999
Basilico Fine Arts, New York, USA (solo)
1998
Beyond the Monument, organized by the Public Art Fund, Metrotech Center, Brooklyn, NY, USA
1998
Yesterday Begins Tommorow, Bard College for Curatorial Studies, curated by Francesco Bonami, New York, USA
1998
Pop Surrealism, Aldrich Museum, Connecticut, USA
1998
Spatiotemporal - Works from the Collection 1988-1998, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Sweden
1998
Pollution, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
1997
To be Real, Center for the Arts at Yerba Buena Gardens, San Francisco, USA
1997
Bring your own Walkman, W139, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1997
Basilico Fine Arts, New York, USA (solo)
1997
Ten in One Gallery, Chicago, USA (solo)
1996
Clarity, Northern Illinois University, Chicago, USA
1995
Thesis Exhibition, Cranbrook Academy of Art, C.A.A. Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Musee d’arte Contemporain, Montreal, Canada
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
State National Centre of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Skive New Art Museum SNYK, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sundsvalls Kommun, Sundsvall, Sweden
Uppsala Museum, Uppsala, Sweden
Akzo Nobel Art Foundation
ARoS, Aarhus, Denmark
Bonnier Collection, Stockholm, Sweden
CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Cranbrook Art Museum, Cranbrook, MI, USA
CURIOUSLY STRONG Altoids Collection, (New Museum) NYC, USA
The Cultural Foundation Ekaterina, Moscow, Russia
FLAG Art Foundation, NYC, USA
FRAC Bordeaux, France
Fundacion La Caixa Madrid, Spain

Literatur

2008
Montornes, Frederic, Una lucha por la supervivencia, Exit Express, Issue #36, May 2008, pg 25
2008
Conduit, Illustration: “Sleepwalker,”, Issue #19, Spring 2008
2008
Matelli, Tony, Tony Matelli, Fucked and Ancient Echo, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati , Essay Matt Distal,(ISBN 978-0-917562-81-5)
2007
Boutet do Monvel, Violaine, “Promenade: Divers lieux, New York, January 2007,” Artpress333, Paris, April
2007
Keely, Amanda, “A-Z from the Armory Show, New York 2007,“Whitewall, Issue 6, Summer, pp. 158-159
2007
“Nar kunsten bliver en privat passion,“ Observer Danmark, Nr. 8, July 26
2007
Thorsen, Nils, “Farlig kunst over sofaen,“ December
2007
“Efterarets, hojdepunkter, Berlingske, September 14
2007
Johnson, Ken, “Pointing Out Creativity’s Goofy Side,“ The Boston Globe,(www.boston.com),July 17
2007
Steel, Sharon, “Putting the ’art’ in ’fart,’“ The Pheonix, (www.thepheonix.com), July 6
2007
Nungesser, Michael, “Die Macht des Dinglichen, Kunstforum, May-June
2007
Fiest, Peter H., “Material und Ironie,” Neues Deutschland, April 10, p. 19
2007
Styrie, Hanna, “Venus mit Gummiohren,” Kolnische Rundschau, April 4, p. 11