Matt Saunders
Neon in Daylight
Neon in Daylight
April 17May 24, 2014
Installation View
China in Nixon
November 11December 22, 2011
Passageworks
Nathalie Djurberg, Hirsch Perlman, Robin Rhode, Matt Saunders
November 6December 18, 2010

MATT SAUNDERS

Born
Tacoma, WA, 1975

Education
Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT
Harvard College, Cambridge, MA

Lives and works in Berlin

 

One-Person Exhibitions

2014
Marian Goodman, Paris, France

2012
Matt Saunders: The Movies That Were Secret Remain Secret Somehow and a Nation Forgets Its Pleasures, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Century Rolls, Tate Liverpool, UK

2011
Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

2010
People on Sunday, Harris Lieberman, New York
Parallel Plot, Renaissance Society, Chicago

2009
Binsey Poplars, Harris Lieberman, New York

2008
Art Statements, Art|39|Basel, Basel; Gallery Andreas Grimm, Munich, Germany

2007
Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva
Prison Scene, Martin Asbaek Projects, Copenhagen
House Arrest, Homie, Berlin

2006
Harris Lieberman, New York
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
Grimm/Rosenfeld, Munich

2004
Grimm/Rosenfeld, Munich
Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva

2003
Slept, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York
Two Videos, Sert Gallery, Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA

2001
Screen Test, Galerie Analix Forever, Geneva

1999
In Vitro Alternative Space, Geneva


Group
Exhibitions

2014
Cinema & Painting, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, NZ

2013
Test Pattern, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Black Rabbit, White Hole, Samuel Freeman, Los Angeles, CA

2012
Still, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK

2011
The Anxiety of Photography, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Sharjah Biennial 10, United Arab Emirates

2010
Stop.Move,
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
Katarina Burin, Matthew Hale, Matt Saunders, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA

2009
Untitled (History Painting): Painting and Public Life in the 21st Century, University of Michigan Museum of Art
Private View II, Andreas Grimm, Munich, Germany
Unaddressed Circumventions: Folds From a Failed Suicide, Gresham’s Ghost, New York
A Twilight Art, Harris Lieberman, New York

2008
Passageworks: Contemporary Art from the Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
Politics, Maisterra Valbuena Galeria, Madrid, Spain
Freeway Balconies, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, curated by Collier Schorr

2006
Back to the Figure: Contemporary Painting, Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich
Liquid Paper - Pure Land, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA

2005
Founders Day, Grimm/Rosenfeld, New York
The Parable Show, Grimm/Rosenfeld, Munich
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris
Log Cabin, Artists Space, New York
Works on Paper, Southfirst, Brooklyn

2003
Lazarus Effect, Prague Biennial 1, National Gallery
Veletrzni Palac, Prague, curated by Lauri Firstenberg

2003
Fair Play, Play Gallery for Still and Motion Pictures, Berlin
Game Over, Grimm/Rosenfeld

2002
Immediate Gesture, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York
On Paper, Galerie Andreas Grimm, Munich
Enough About Me, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, curated by Deborah Kass
MFA Thesis Show 2002,Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

2001
B-Hotel, P.S.1, Long Island City, NY
Wight Biennial Twothousandandone, New Wight Gallery, UCLA, Los Angeles

1999
Beyond Flaming, Galerie Atelier A48, Grenoble, France


Bibliography

2013
Cardon, Stephanie. "Matt Saunders, a Generous Mind." Bigredandshiny.com, January 18, 2013.
Nagesh, Ashitha. "Matt Saunders." Artforum.com, January 8, 2013.
Polla, Ada. "Who do Contemporary Artists Collect? A Conversation with Matt Saunders." Huffington Post, February 21, 2013.

2011
"Between Frames: Q+A with Matt Saunders," Artinamerica.com, December 8, 2011.

2010
“Review: Matt Saunders/The Renaissance Society.” Newcity Art, March 2010.
Weinberg, Lauren. ”Parallel Plot,” TimeOut (Chicago), March 2010.

2009
Latimer, Quinn. “Matt Saunders, Andreas Grimm, Munich.” Frieze, January 2009.
Marshall, Piper. “Matt Saunders: Harris Lieberman,” Artforum.com, March 27, 2009.
“Medium Cool, Best of Photography: Matt Saunders,” TimeOut (New York), no.  705, April 2-8, 2009.
Schwendener, Martha. “Get Your Anxiety Right Here,” Village Voice, February 25, 2009.
Stillman, Nick. “Matt Saunders: Harris Lieberman Gallery.” Artforum 47, no. 10 (Summer 2009): 338.
“Twilight Art.” Carefully Aimed Darts.blogspot.com, February 2009.

2007
Turvey, Lisa. “Openings: Matt Saunders.” Artforum, February 2007.

2006
“Matt Saunders,” New York Times, February 24, 2006.
Stillman, Nick. “Matt Saunders,” Artforum.com, February 2006.

2005
Smith, Roberta. “Founders Day,” New York Times, August 19, 2005.

2004
Berwick, Carly. “Matt Saunders.” ARTNews, January 2004.
Schambelan, Elizabeth. “Works on Paper,” Artforum.com, February 14, 2004.

2003
Schambelan, Elizabeth. “Critics’ Pick: Matt Saunders,” Artforum.com, September 2003.
Mar, Alex. New York Sun, July 24, 2003.

2001
Haendel, Karl. “Beyond Relativism” (catalogue). Wight Biennial Twothousandandone, 2001.

1999
“Le Vampirisme selon Matt Saunders,” Tribune de Genève, May 3, 1999.
“Fair Play,” Boiler Magazine, 1999.
Madoff, Steven Henry. “Matt Saunders.” ART ON THE EDGE: 17 Contemporary Artists, 61-64.

 

Awards

2013
Jean François Prat Prize

2001
Robert Schoelkopf Fellowship

1997
Louis Sudler Prize
Thomas T. Hoopes Prize

 

Public Collections

Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Tate Modern, London, UK
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Yale University Art Gallery

Stillman, Nick. "Matt Saunders: Harris Lieberman Gallery." Artforum 47, no. 10 (Summer 2009): 338.
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Marshall, Piper. "Matt Saunders: Harris Lieberman," Artforum.com, March 27, 2009.
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Stoler, Ben Schuman. "Matt Saunders at the Renaissance Society," Chicagoist.com, March 3, 2010.
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