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David Salle

Biography

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Born in Norman, Oklahoma (1952)
Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York

Education and awards

1973 BFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California
1975 MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, California

Solo exhibitions

2020 Self-Ironing Pants and Other Paintings, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Marais, Paris
2019 Portraits, Flowers, and Wire, Galería Javier López & Fer Francés, Madrid
Musicality and Humour, Skarstedt Gallery, London
2018 Paintings 1985 - 1995, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
2017 Ham and Cheese and Other Paintings, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
New Paintings, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
2016 Lehmann Maupin Gallery, Hong Kong
Inspired by True-Life Events, CAC Málaga, Málaga
2015 Debris, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, Texas
New Paintings, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
2014 Maureen Paley, London
Collages, Mendes Wood, São Paulo
2013 David Salle / Francis Picabia, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Leeahn Gallery, Seoul
Leeahn Gallery, Daegu
Ghost Paintings, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
Ghost Paintings, The Art Club, Chicago, Illinois
Tapestries / Battles / Allegories, Lever House Art Collection, New York
2012 Ariel And the Other Spirits, The Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery Met, Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York
Gerhardsen Gener, Berlin
2011 David Salle Recent Paintings, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Maureen Paley, London
2010 Mary Boone Gallery, New York
2009 Héritage du Pop Art, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
2008 Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen
Studio d’Arte Rafaelli, Trento
2007 Galeria Cardi, Milan
New Works, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
Bearding The Lion in His Den, Deitch Projects, New York
1, 2, 3, 4, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
2005 Mary Boone Gallery, New York
2004 Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Split Worlds. The Montage Principle, Stella Art Foundation, Moscow
Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
2003 Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Waddington Galleries, London

Emilio Mazzoli Galleria d´Arte Contemporanea, Modena
2002 Galleria Cardi, Milan
Lehmann Maupin, New York
2001 Gagosian Gallery, New York
Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
2000 MARCO - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey A. C., Monterrey, Nuevo Leon
1999 Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York
Gagosian Gallery, New York
Retrospective, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna; Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Castello di Rivoli, Torino; Museo Guggenheim, Bilbao
1998 Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
Itochu Gallery, Tokyo
1997 Gagosian Gallery, Bervely Hills, California
Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan
1996 Galería Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
1995 Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich
Gagosian Gallery, New York
1994 Marie Boone Gallery, New York
Gagosian Gallery, New York
1993 Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, California
1992 Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Gagosian Gallery, New York
Galeria Soledad Lorenzo, Madrid
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Hague
1991 Gagosian Gallery, New York
Robert Miller Gallery, New York (photographs)
Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich
1990 Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Fred Hoffman Fine Art, Santa Monica, California
Castelli Graphics, New York
1989 Waddington Galleries, London
Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
Bayerische Staatsgemaldesammlungen Munchen, Munich
The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
1988 Mary Boone / Michael Werner Gallery, New York
The Menil Collection, Houston, Texas
Fundación Caja de Pensiones, Madrid; Staatsgalerie Moderner Kunst, Munich; The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich
1987 Mary Boone Gallery, New York
The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich
Spiral Garden, Wacoal Art Center, Tokyo
1986 Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts
Castelli Graphics, New York
Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany; Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts

Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California; Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich
1985 Texas Gallery, Houston, Texas
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris
Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Galerie Michael Werner, Cologne
1984 Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Mario Diacono Gallery, Rome
Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich
1983 Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo
Mary Boone Gallery, New York
David Salle / Francis Picabia, Galerie Schellmann & Kluser, Munich
Museum Boymans - van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1982 Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich
Anthony d´Offay Gallery, London
1981 Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Larry Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Lucio Amelio Gallery, Naples
1980 Galerie Bischofberger, Zurich
1979 Gagosian / Nosei Weber, New York

Group exhibitions

2019 Downtown Painting, Peter Freeman, Inc., New York; presented by Alex Katz
Coleçao Berardo de 1960 à atualidade, Berardo Museum, Lisbon
Fischl, Fischli & Weiss, Muñoz, Prince, Salle, Sherman, Skarsktedt Gallery, New York
Wo Kunst geschehen kann. Die frühen Jahre des CalArts, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
Inaugural Exhibition, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
At First Glance: Fischl Sculptures and Salle Photographs, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
2018 Condo, Fischl, KAWS, Kippenberger, Salle, Sherman, Williams, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
In My Room: Artists Paint the Interior 1950 - Now, The Fralin Museum of Art at The University of Virginia, Virginia
Running Wild. Eric Fischl, David Salle, The Arts Club, London
2017 Third Space / Shifting Conversations About Contemporary Art, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama
America! America! How Real is Real?, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden - Baden
Social Surfaces, Artists Space, New York
Baselitz, Condo, Fischl, Haring, Muñoz, Prince, Salle, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
Provenance: Art Stories, Washington Pavillion, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Alex Katz / David Salle, Auroras, São Paulo


Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros, The Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vermont; curated by Eric Fischl
American Cool, Mirat and Co., Madrid
Zeitgeist, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Geneva
Creatures Great and Small, Tobias Mueller Modern Art, Zurich
Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Fischl, Holzer, Prince, Salle, Sherman, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
2016 Baselitz, Condo, Kippenberger, Muñoz, Prince, Salle, Trockel, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
Portraits, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
Painters´ Painters, Saatchi Gallery, London
Unifinished Business: Paintings from the 1970s and 1980s by Ross Bleckner, Eric Fischl and David Salle, Parrish Art Museum, New York
Cindy Sherman and David Sallle: History Portraits and Tapestry Paintings, Skarstedt Gallery, London
A Selection of Works from the 1980s, Vito Schnabel Gallery, St. Moritz
Water Bodies, New York Academy of Art, Southhamton Arts Center, New York; curated by Eric Fischl and David Kratz
Solana ¿simbolista?, Museo de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo de Santander y Cantabria, Santander
La Mia Ceramica, Galerie Max Hetzler, Paris
Condo, Kippenberger, Oehlen, Salle, Skarstedt Gallery, London
Exhibition of Work by Newly Elected Member and Recipients of Honors and Awards, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
Condo, de Kooning, Kippenberger, Muñoz, Salle, Warhol, Skarstedt Gallery, London
Body Superficial, Sgorbati Projects, New York
Nice Weather, Skarstedt Gallery, New York; curated by David Salle
Condo, Gonzalez - Torres, Kelley, Prince, Salle, Sherman, Trockel, Wool, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
2015 Winter Group Show, Skarstedt Gallery, London
American Is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American, New York
Matters of Pattern, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
Future Seasons Past, Lehmann Maupin, New York; curated by Manuel E. Gonzalez
GHP Amer, Baga, Cameron, Greenbaum, Lins, Mackler, Salle, Jane Harstook Gallery at Greenwich House Pottery, New York
Making Art Dance: Backdrops and Costumes from the Armitage Foundation, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, New Jersey; curated by Jeffrey Deitch
Summer Exhibition, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
2014 Urban Theather: New York Art in the 1980´s, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas
Feats of Clay, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, Colorado
Absent Friends, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York; curated by Paul Schrader
Disturbing Innocence, The Flag Art Foundation, New York; curated by Eric Fishl
Everyday Epiphanies: Photography and Daily Life Since 1969, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; curated by Doug Eklund
Inaugural Exhibition, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai
Rauschenberg: Collecting and Connecting, Nasher Museum, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Beg, Borrow, Steal, Medical Facilities of America Gallery / Temporary Exhibitions
Gallery and The Media Lab, Taubman Museum of Art, Roanoke, North Carolina

Modernism from the National Gallery of Art: The Robert & Jane Meyerhoff Collection, de Young Museum, San Francisco, California
Summer Exhibition, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
George Condo, Albert Oehlen, David Salle, Thomas Schütte and Cindy Sherman, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
Variations in Abstraction, Skarstedt Gallery, New York
To Have and to Hold, The Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
2013 Girls Can Tell, GAK - Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen
Meshes of the Afternoon, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
DSM-V, The Future Moynihan Station, New York; curated by David Rimanelli and presented by Vito Schnabel
2012 Spring Fever, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts
The Brucennial 2012, Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York
Daum 10! The First Decade, Daum Museum of Contemporary Art, Sedalia, Missouri
Contemporary Painting,1960 to the Present: Selections from the SFMOMA Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
2011 Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974 - 1981, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Pop Art 1960´s - 2000´s from Misumi Collection, Kawaguchiko Museum of Art, Fujikawaguchiko, Yamanashi
Distant Star, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California
Distant Star / Estrella Distante, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City
Les Fleurs du Mal, Munich Modern, Munich
America: Now and Here, cross - country traveling exhibition
2010 Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Brucennial 2010: Miseducation, The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York
Your History is Not Our History, Haunch of Venison, New York; curated by David Salle and Richard Phillips
Pastiche, The Pace Gallery, New York
Re - Dressing, Bortolami Gallery, New York
Songs for Sale: Robert Rauschenberg / David Salle / Michael Bevilacqua, Faurschou Foundation, Beijing
2009 The Pictures Generation, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
2008 Passioniert Provokativ Die Sammlung Stoffel, Pinakothek Der Moderne, Munich
Broad Contemporary Art Museum at LACMA, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California; Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Kouri - Kokoelma: The Kouri Collection in the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
2007 Not for Sale, P. S. 1 MoMA Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
2006 Damien Hirst, David Salle, Jenny Saville - The Bilotti Chapel, Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome
2005 Contemporary Voices: Works from the UBS ART Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
2004 The Charged Image: From the Collection of Douglas S. Cramer, Joseloff Gallery, West Hartford, Connecticut
2003 Reverie: Works from the Collection of Douglas S. Cramer, Speed Art Museum, Louisville, Kentucky

2002 Something We Talked About (John Baldessari, Rita McBride, Lawrence Weiner, David Salle), Brooke Alexander Gallery & Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
2001 Mythic Proportions: Painting 1980´s, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, Florida
Jasper Johns the Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
2000 Around 1984: A Look at Art in the Eighties, P. S. 1 MoMA, New York
Positions, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Villa Kast, Salzburg
1999 The American Century: Art & Culture, 1900 - 2000 Part 2, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
The First View, Sammlung Essl, Vienna
1998 Contemporary Art: The Janet Wolfson de Botton Gift, Tate Gallery, London
Young Americans 2, Saatchi Gallery, London
1996 The Robert and Jane Meyerhoff Collection, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
1995 American Photography 1890 - 1965, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
1993 La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
The Portrait Now, National Portrait Gallery, London
1992 Allegories of Modernism, Contemporary Drawing, The Museum Modern Art, New York; curated by Bernice Rose
1991 Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
1990 Bilderstreit: Widerspruch, Einheit und Fragment in der Kunst seit 1960, Rheinhalle, Cologne
Image World: Art and Media Culture, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
High and Low: Modern and Popular Culture, Museum of Modern Art, New York
1988 Jasper Johns, Bruce Nauman, David Salle, Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
1987 Europe / America, Ludwing Museum, Cologne
Prospect 86, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Avant Garde in the Eighties, Los Angeles County Art Museum, Los Angeles, California
L´époque, la morale, la passion, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
1986 An American Renaissance, Painting and Sculpture Since 1940, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Sidney Biennial
Barry Lowen Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
1985 Polke, Salle, Clemente, Contemporary Art Gallery, Seibu, Tokyo
Overture, Castello di Rivoli, Torino
Carnegie International, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
XIII Biennale de Paris, Grande Halle du Parc de la Villette, Paris
1984 An International Survey of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture, Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Heroic Figure, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas; Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, Tennessee; Alexandria Museum of Art, Alexandria, Louisiana; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California
Content, The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D. C.
The Human Condition: SFMMA Biennial III, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
1983 Directions 1983, The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington D. C.
Biennial Exhibition, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
New York Now, Kunstverin fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf
New Art, The Tate Gallery, London
Tendencias en Nueva York, Palacio de Cristal, Madrid

São Paulo Biennial
Back to the USA, Kunsymuseum Luzern, Luzern
1982 Documenta 7, Kassel
Clemente, Kiefer, Salle, Schnabel: New Paintings, Anthony d´Offay Gallery, London
74th American Exhibition, The Chicago Arts Institute, Chicago, Illinois
Zeitgeist, Internationale Kunstausstellung, Berlin
Focus on the Figure: Twenty Years, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Eight Artists: The Anxious Edge, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Art and the Media, Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois
The Americans: Collage 1950 - 1982, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas
Body Language, Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas
New York Now, Kestner - Gessellschaft, Hannover
Image Scavengers: Painting, Institute Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
La Biennale di Venezia. Aperto, Venice
1981 Youngs Americans, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio
Westkunst: Heute, Cologne
U.S. Art Now, Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg

Public collections

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts
Akron Art Museum, Akron, Ohio
Albertina Museum - Essl Collection, Vienna
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, Alabama
The Broad, Los Angeles, California
The Brant Foundation, Greenwich, Connecticut
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio
Dougls S. Cramer Foundation, Los Angeles, California
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Davison Art Center, Wesleyan University, Middletown, Connecticut
Elgiz Museum, Istanbul
Farnsworth Art Museum, Farnsworth, Maine
Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen and New York
Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs,
New Yok
The Glass House, New Caanan, Connecticut
Guild Hall Museum, East Hampton, New York
JP Morgan Chase Art Collection, New York
Janis Kanter & Tom McCormick / Kanter Family Foundation, Chicago, Illinois
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
The Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vermont
Hamburger Bahnhof, Staatliche Museen, Berlin
Hessel Museum of Art, CS - Bard, Annandale - on - Hudson, New York
Ho - Am Museum, Seoul
Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Kunstmuseum, Basel
Lever House Art Collection, New York

LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Louisiana Museum of Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Ludwig Forum für International Kunst, Aachen, Germany
Colección MER, Madrid
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin
The Morgan Library and Museum, New York
Museum Boijmans - van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki
Musée National d'Art Moderne - Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italia
Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid
Museum of Fine Arts Boston, Boston, Massachusetts
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museu de Arte Moderna, Sintra, Portugal
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
The New York Public Library, New York
National Gallery, Washington D. C.
Nelson - Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri
New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, Louisiana
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, North Carolina
The Parrish Art Museum, South Hampton, New York
Pellizzi Family Collection, Columbus, Ohio
Phillip Schrager Collection of Contemporary Art, Omaha, Nebraska
Pinakothek Der Moderne, Munich
Portland Art Museum, Portland, Oregon
Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Maine
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida
The Saatchi Collection, London
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California
Sansab Museum, Bangkok
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington
Staedelmmuseum, Frankfurt
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Stedelijk Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington
Tate Gallery, London
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
UBS Art Collection, Zurich
University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan
University of Oklahoma Museum, Norman, Oklahoma
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia
Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut

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