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Michael Scott

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New York-based artist Michael Scott was born in Paoli, Pennsylvania in 1958. He received his BA from Hamilton College in Clinton, NY. He studied at the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture in Maine and then received his MFA from Hunter College in New York City. His work has been exhibited at Le Consortium, Dijon, France; PS1, LIC, New York; Le FRAC, Nord-Pas de Calais, France; Musée des Beaux Arts, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland; Centre National d'art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble, France; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland; and MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland.

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Born in Paoli, PA, 1958
Lives and works in New York, NY
www.fortycircles.com


EDUCATION

1983
MFA, Hunter College, New York, NY

1981
BA, Hamilton College, Clinton, NY

1980
Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2014
Michael Scott and John Chamberlain: a conversation, Sandra Gering Inc, New York, NY
Gallery Xippas, Geneva, Switzerland
Michael Scott – To Present, Circuit, Centre d’art contemporain, Lausanne,
Switzerland

2013
Triple V Gallery, Paris, France

2012
Black and White Line Paintings 1989-2011, Gering & López Gallery, New York, NY
Black and Blue, Paolo Vedovi Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

2011
Witzenhausen Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2010
Michael Scott - Recent Paintings, Triple V, Paris, France
The Inner Eye: Michael Scott & 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, Dijon, France

2005
Art & Public (cabinet space), Geneva, Switzerland

2004
J. Walter Thompson, New York, NY

2003
Jay Decker Projects, New York, NY

2002
Central Connecticut State University (2-person), New Britain, CT

1999
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

1998
Art & Public (2-person), Geneva, Switzerland
Project Room, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

1997
Atheneum, Universite de Dijon, Dijon, France

1996
Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
Project Room, 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, 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

2014
POST-OP: Perceptual Gone Painterly 1958-2014, Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
Real Estate, Ventana244 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2013
Correspondences: Ad Reinhardt at 100, TEMP Art Space, New York, NY
Too Big To Fail, Triple V Gallery, Paris, France
Lumineux! Dyamique, Grand Palais, Galeries National, Paris, France

2012
The Old, The New, The Different, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Le FRAC s'invite au Consortium. Conversation entre les oeuvres des deux
collections, Le Consortium, Dijon, France

2011
Dystopia, CAPC, Bordeaux, France

2010
Looking Back / The Fifth White Columns Annual, White Columns, 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 painting so different, so appealing?, Gering & López Gallery, New York, NY
Voids, catalogue contribution, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Slough, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY

2008
Deformalismes, Praz-Delavallade, Paris, France
Black Noise project, CNEAI, Chatou, France
MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland

2007
Black Noise, MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
Mongin Art Center, Seoul, Korea
Half Square, Half Crazy / Mi-Carre, Mi-Fou, Villa Arson, Nice, France

2006
An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
Black Noise, Ecart booth, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
Foundation Vasarely’s Birthday Party, La Foundation Vasarely, Aix-en-Provence, France

2005
The Painted World, PS1, Long Island City, NY
Private View 1980-2000, Collection Pierre Huber, Le Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts de Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland
Ecart booth, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

2004
pOp, Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
Selections, curated by Mark Hanforth, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Ecart booth, Basel Art Fair, Switzerland

2003
Before and After Science, Galeria in ARCO, Turin, Italy (catalogue)

2002
7 Grays, curated by Dan Walsh, 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

2000
Le Jeu des 7 Familles – the seven families, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Geneva, Switzerland

1999
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, travelling to The MAC, Dallas, TX; The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL (2000); SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC; The Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA; The Tweed Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (2001) (catalogue)
Growing Up PostModern, University Galleries, University of Illinois, Normal, IL
This is Yesterday, Esto es Ayer, Centro Andaluz de Arte, Contemporaneo, Seville, Spain

1998
Collection Le Consortium, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, traveled to Le Consortium, Dijon, France; FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France (catalogue)
Qu'est-ce que l'abstraction geometrique? La réponse de 12 artistes, Musee Matisse, Nice, France (catalogue)
Un monde merveilleux, Kitsch et Art Contemporain, Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque, France (catalogue)
Oops, Le Magasin, Grenoble, France, traveled to L'espace Lausannois d'Art Contemporain (ELAC), Lausanne, Switzerland (catalogue)
Le Tresor: Ghosts, Le Consortium, Dijon, France

1997
Où 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, Flamingo East, New York, NY
Trois collections d'artistes, Musee des Beaux-Arts, La Chaux de Fonds, Switzerland
Drawings, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY
The Art Exchange Show, Marcia Fogel, New York, NY

1995
The Pudding Overdose, curated by John Armleder and Sylvie Fleury, Art & Public, Basel Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland
Collection FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, BBL, Korttrijk, 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, MO (catalogue)
Pittura - Immedia, Neue Galerie and Kunstlerhaus, Graz, Austria, traveled to Muesarnok, Palace of Art, Budapest, Hungary (catalogue)
Le Paysage Retrouve, 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, Cologne, Germany (catalogue)
Just a Story From America, Galeria in ARCO, Torino, Italy
What's Wrong With This Picture?, Zolla/Leiberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Shooting Blind, Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT

1993
Côte a Côte, Centre d'Art Contemporain de Frejus, 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
Recentes Acquisitions, Le FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, Musee d'Art Moderne, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Extravagant: The Economy of Elegance, Russisches Kulturzentrum, Berlin, Germany
Leo Kamen Gallery, Toronto, Canada
Susana Kuhli Gallerie, Sankt Gallen, Switzerland

1992
Sailing to Byzantium, with Disenchantment, Sergio Tossi, Prato, Italy (catalogue)
Live In Your Head, Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
1968, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
And What Do You Represent?, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London, UK
The Other Side, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY (co-curated with Steve DiBenedetto)
Painting Today/Peinture Aujourd'hui, Galerie Pierre Huber, Basel 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, P.S. 1 Museum, Long Island City, NY
American Art Today: Surface Tension, The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, Florida (catalogue)

1991
Busche Gallery, Cologne, Germany
The Painted Desert, Galerie Renos Xippas, Paris, France (catalogue)
Le Consortium Collection, Chateau d'Oiron, Oiron,France (catalogue)
The Right to Remain Silent, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
Invitational, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
Idiosyncrasies in the Expanded Field, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY

1990
Emerging Art, New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ
Red, Galerie Christine & Isy Brachot, Brussels, Belgium (catalogue)
Gambler, Freedman-Sellman, Building One, London, UK (catalogue)
Summer Show, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
Stendahl Syndrome: The Cure, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)
Galerie Tanja Grunert, Cologne, Germany
Information, Terrain, San Francisco, CA
Stripes, Bands and Bars, Abstraction enters the 90's, Schmidt/Markow Gallery 1709, St. Louis, MO

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

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