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biography of Christopher WOOL (1955)

Personal data


Birth : 1955 - Chicago IL Illinois, United States
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Representatives

Galerie Gisela Capitain – Aachener Strasse 5 – Cologne, Germany
Luhring Augustine Gallery – 531 West 24th Street – New York NY, United States


Education

Sarah Lawrence College – 1 Mead Way – Bronxville NY, United States
New York Studio School – 8 West 8TH Street – New York NY, United States

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting :
Drawing-Watercolor :

Movements and styles

Cologne Group

Works

Lesters Siter (My Brain)
Date of creation : 2001
Medium : Painting
Process : dripping
 
If You
Date of creation : 1992
Medium : Painting
 
Fuckem
Date of creation : 1992
Medium : Painting
 
Untitled
Date of creation : 1990
Medium : Painting
Materials : acrylic
Supports : metal
Size : 275 x 183 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2007

Patern Paintings 1987-2000
Skarstedt Fine Art – New York NY, United States
11/08/2007 – 12/15/2007

2006

MUSEES DE STRASBOURG – Strasbourg, France
06/15/2006 – 09/24/2006

Gagosian Gallery – Beverly Hills CA, United States
03/02/2006 – 04/08/2006

2003

DCA Dundee Contemporary Arts – Dundee, Scotland (United Kingdom)
2003 – 06/08/2003

2002

Paintings
Galerie Max Hetzler – Berlin, Germany
11/02/2002 – 12/07/2002

2001

Luhring Augustine Gallery – New York NY, United States
2001

Christopher Wool
Wiener Secession – Vereinigung bildender Künstler – Vienna, Austria
09/14/2001 – 11/11/2001

1998

Christopher Wool
MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art at California Plaza – Los Angeles CA, United States
1998

1995

Galerie Samia Saouma – Paris, France
1995

1991

Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen – Rotterdam, Netherlands
1991

1989

New Work : Christopher Wool
SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art – San Francisco CA, United States
1989

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Simon Lee Gallery – 12 Berkeley Street – London, United Kingdom

2006

Paris Photo n°10
Carrousel du Louvre – Paris, France
11/16/2006 – 11/19/2006
Represented by : Galerie Florence Loewy – 46 avenue René Coty – Paris, France

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Galerie Art & Public – 35 rue des Bains – Geneva GE, Switzerland

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Micheline Szwajcer – Verlatstraat 14 – Antwerp, Belgium

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Gisela Capitain – Aachener Strasse 5 – Cologne, Germany

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Faggionato Fine Arts – 49 Albemarle Street – London, United Kingdom

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Max Hetzler – Zimmerstrasse 90/91 – Berlin, Germany

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Eleni Koroneou Gallery – Mitseonstreet 5-7 – Athens, Greece

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Galerie Gisela Capitain – Aachener Strasse 5 – Cologne, Germany

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galerie Gisela Capitain – Aachener Strasse 5 – Cologne, Germany

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Art & Public – 35 rue des Bains – Geneva GE, Switzerland

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Eleni Koroneou Gallery – Mitseonstreet 5-7 – Athens, Greece

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Galerie Max Hetzler – Zimmerstrasse 90/91 – Berlin, Germany

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galerie Max Hetzler – Zimmerstrasse 90/91 – Berlin, Germany

Art Forum Berlin, n° 6
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/03/2001 – 10/07/2001
Represented by : Eleni Koroneou Gallery – Mitseonstreet 5-7 – Athens, Greece

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Gisela Capitain – Aachener Strasse 5 – Cologne, Germany

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Eleni Koroneou Gallery – Mitseonstreet 5-7 – Athens, Greece

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Galerie Gisela Capitain – Aachener Strasse 5 – Cologne, Germany

ART2001 – The 13th London Contemporary Art Fair
Business Design Centre – London, United Kingdom
01/17/2001 – 01/21/2001
Represented by : Counter Editions – 5-9 Hatton Wall – London, United Kingdom

2000

Kunst 2000 Zürich, n° 7
Zürich ZH, Switzerland
11/24/2000 – 11/27/2000
Represented by : Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot – 5 bis rue des Haudriettes – Paris, France

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Gisela Capitain – Aachener Strasse 5 – Cologne, Germany

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Gallery Patrick Painter – 8415 Granville Street – Vancouver BC, Canada


Group exhibitions

2008

Regards Croisés
Galerie LC – Paris, France
06/12/2008 – 07/05/2008

2005

Translation
Paris, France
06/23/2005 – 09/18/2005

2003

C’est arrivé demain – 7ème Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon
Lyon, France
09/18/2003 – 01/04/2004

Because if it’s not love then it’s the bomb that will bring us together
Institute of Visual Culture – Cambridge, United Kingdom
06/29/2003 – 09/14/2003

A Way With Words
John Berggruen Gallery – San Francisco CA, United States
06/05/2003

2002

Trauma
MOMA Museum of Modern Art – Oxford, Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
01/26/2002 – 04/07/2002

1992

Documenta IX
Museum Fridericianum – Kassel, Germany
06/13/1992 – 09/20/1992

Ellen Berkenblit, Albert Oehlen, Alexis Rockman, Philip Taaffe, Christopher Wool
Luhring Augustine Gallery – New York NY, United States
05/02/1992 – 06/05/1992

1990

Stephen Prina, Sam Samore, Christopher Wool
Galerie Schurr – Stuttgart, Germany
1990

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

1999

Art at the Turn of the Millenium / L’Art au Tournant de l’An 2000
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Collectif
Director of publication: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
1999
ISBN : 3822873934


Portfolio

2000

Maybe Maybe Not
New York NY, United States
2000

Legals

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