BIOGRAPHY
Born in 1972 in West Islip, NY, USA
Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, USA
EDUCATION
2007
MFA, Hunter College, New York, USA
2002
BFA, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
2000
Certificate, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA
Collections
Boros Collection, Berlin, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Nasher Museum of Art Durham, North Carolina, USA
Helga de Alvear Foundation Cáceres, Spain
The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2017
Justin Matherly, A recrudescence, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
2016
The Quiescence Of The Inorganic World, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland
2015
sunrise, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
2013
Community, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
All industrious people, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
2012
The mind is a terrible thing to waste/Taste and the antique, Bureau at Frieze_Frame, New York, USA
2011
Readjusting my commitment to a greater legibility, or substance thinking and substance extended, Bureau, New York, NY, USA
2010
To reveal the logic of production and to set forth the technique of methods of struggle as a living, flowing process, without any unbreakable rules except that of having an ultimate goal, devices which are varied and formed at every given phase of struggle; I mistrust all systematizers and avoid them. The will to a system is a lack of integrity, Solo project with Bureau, Secteur Lafayette, FIAC, Paris, France
Would that You were the last of the filth which You had to remove / why does your flesh shit? Marginal Utility, Philadelphia, USA
2009
Be so kind as to dilate upon the mechanics of the thing (We came moreand more to feel that, motion being inherent in matter, the prime mover existed only as an illusion, and that all that exists essentially having to be in motion, the motor was useless) Dispatch, New York, USA
2008
Let other people observe you happy, and they will rush to happiness by the same road you have traced for them. Dispatch: Present/Future atArtissima, Turin, Italy
The Assistants, Dispatch, New York, USA
GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018
Group Exhibition, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
2018
Pedro Cabrita Reis, Nan Goldin, Justin Matherly, Galerie Kewenig, Berlin, Germany, 2018
2017
Boros Collection / Bunker #3, Berlin, Germany
Strange Attractors: The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art Vol. 1 Life on Earth, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2017
Skulptur Projekte Münster 2017, Münster, Germany
Black Feast, Simon Lee Gallery, New York, USA
2015
WAR GAMES, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, USA
Dissolving Margins, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Artists And Poets - Wiener Secession, Wien, Austria
The Camera’s Blind Spot II Sculpture / Photography: Further Recent Examples, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerpen, Belgium
...y el tiempo se hizo - Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
Avatar und Atavismus. Outside der Avantgarde, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany
Vom Großen und Ganzen, Sammlung Haus N, Neumunster, Germany
Kunstler und Dichter, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
2014
Justin Matherly, Oscar Murillo, David Ostrowski, Tobias Pils, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
2013
Holiday Pop-up Shop, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
Body Language, Saatchi Gallery, LondonÀ triple tour, La Conciergerie, Paris, France
LAT. 41° 7' N. LONG. 72° 19' W., Martos Gallery Summer Location, East Marion, New York, USA
Rien faire et laisser rire (Do nothing and let them laugh), Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Monsalvat, Bureau, New York, USA
2012
Creature from the Blue Lagoon, Martos, Bridgehampton, USA
Everything’s alright forever - St Matthew's Hall, London, UK
Ur, Room East, New YorkEverything's alright forever, Paradise Row, London, UK
Common Ground, City Hall Park, New York, USA
New York: Directions, Points of Interest, Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy
Eight Sculptors 2012, Paula Cooper, New York, USA
2011
Bureau at Nada Hudson, New York, USA
Sculpture is Three-Dimensional Art, KÖNIG GALERIE, Berlin, Germany
The 2011 Bridgehampton Biennial, Martos, Bridgehampton, USA
Re: Empire, Team Gallery, New YorkSculpture, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA
2010
White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York, USA
In Practice Projects, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, USA
Wait for me at the bottom of the pool, Martos, Bridgehampton, USA
Habitat (Some pleasures and discomforts of domestic life), 21st/21st Gallery, New York, USA
Independent w/Dispatch, New York, USA
2009
The living and the dead, Gavin Brown's enterprise, New York, USA
(High, Low and in Between), Jorg Grimm, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
I know nothing of the weather when I know it is either raining or notraining. Pacific Northwest College of Art, Feldman Gallery, Portland, USA
2008
Un Balance, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, USA
2007
Loot from Wars of Nationalist Aggression Between the 18th and 71stParallels (1981-1994), Gavin Brown's ent @ Passerby, New York, USA
Wu Tang / googleplex Show, Gavin Brown's ent @ Passerby, New York, USA
The Great Improvisation has Begun, Hunter College Times Sq. Gallery, New York, USA
New Insights, Art ChicagoPoster Project, Participant Inc. and Printed Matter, New York, USA
2006
Everything Beautiful and Noble is the Result of Reason and Calculation, EFA Gallery, New York, USA
2005
MAs select MFAs, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, New York, USA
2004
Scarab, Project Room; Philadelphia, PA, USA
2003
Window on Broad, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, USA
2002
Greater Philadelphia, Galleries at Moore College of Art, Philadelphia, PA, USA
Dirty Deeds (re) Done Dirt Cheap, Morris Gallery @ the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts Museum, Philadelphia PA (Collaboration with Basekamp), USA
2001
Buffered, Basekamp Site, Philadelphia, PA, USA