Joe Scanlan

Born in 1961, Circleville, United States
Lives and works in New York

1984 The Columbus College of Art and Design
1985 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
2001–2009 Professor at Yale University School of Art
Since 2009 Director and Professor of Visual Arts at the Lewis Center for the Arts, Princeton University

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels (BE)

2015
Le Classisme, Villa du Parc, Annemasse (FR)
Nesting Bookcases, Mu.Zee, Kunstmuseum an Zee, Oostend



2012

Part I: Object Lessons, Kunstmuseum an Zee, Oostend (BE)
Part II: Truffle Finds Pig, Kunstmuseum an Zee, Oostend (BE)

2011
Möbel, Galerie Martin Janda, Wien (AT)
Three Works, WALLSPACE Gallery, New York (US)

2010

Vija Celmins, Joe Scanlan, Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels (BE)

2009
RED FLAGS, castillo/corrales, Paris (FR)
Passing through, Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen, Antwerpen (BE)
Change of season, Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam (NL)
Joe Scanlan, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)

2008
Creative Destruction Traveling Salesman Circular Economy, Galerie Martin Janda, Wien (AT)

2007

SoLongSolSoLong, IAC Institut d´Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne (FR)
Passing through, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (DE)

2005
Entropy for Sale, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen (BE)
Massachusetts Wedding Bed, Galerie De Expeditie, Amsterdam (NL)
Things That Fall, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)

2004
Pay Dirt, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

2003
Pay for Your Pleasure (reprise), Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
Mieses to Pieces, Galerie Martin Janda, Wien (AT)
Dirty, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen (BE)
Paydirt, IKON Gallery, Birmingham (UK)

2002

Do It Yourself Dead On Arrival Pay For Your Pleasure (reprise), Institut d’ Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne (FR)

2001

Store A, D’Amelio Terras, New York (US)
Frank, Joe & Co. (mit / with Frank Gehry), Kunstmuseum Herford (DE)
Sidewalk Sale, Store A, Brooklyn (US)

2000

Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen (BE)
Raum Aktueller Kunst Martin Janda, Wien (AT)
Sic Transit Gloria, The Jewish Museum, New York (US)

1999

Invention, D’Amelio Terras, New York (US)
Product no. 2, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles (US)

1998
Les Moules, FRAC Languedoc-Roussillon, Montpellier (FR)
Pay For Your Pleasure (reprise), Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, (US)

1997

D’Amelio Terras, New York (US)
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp (BE)

1996
Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld (DE)

1995

Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris (FR)
Yard Sale, 1838 Wolcott Street, Chicago (US)

1994

Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp (BE)

1993

Galerie Tanja Grunert, Köln (DE)

1991
Fairly Recent Work, Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago (US)


Selected Group Exhibitions

2015
Les Mondes Inversés, BPS22 Musée d'art de la Province du Hainaut, Charleroi (BE)

2014
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, (US)
Postscript. Writing After Conceptual Art, Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, East Lansing, MI (US)

2013
Rock Paper Scissors work on paper, Galerie De Expeditie, Amsterdam (NL)
Cold Sun / Soleil froid, Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2012

A Battle for Narrative, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, (NL)
Fremde überall / Foreigners Everywhere, Works from the Pomeranz Collection, Jüdisches Museum Wien, Wien (AT)
Ändere dich, Situation, Stadtgalerie Schwaz (AT)
Parallelwelt Zirkus, Kunsthalle Wien (AT)

2011
The Avantgarde: Specters of the Nineties, Marres Maastricht, Centre for Contemporary Culture (NL)
TOTEM AND TABOO, quartier21 Wien (AT)
The Way it wasn't,Culturgest Porto – Galeria, Porto (PT)
Noli Me Tangere, Collection Vanmoerkerke, Oostende, Belgium (BE)
Forever, ProjecteSD, Barcelona (ES)
Totem and Taboo, quartier21, Museumsquartier Wien, Wien (AT)
The Sound of Downloading Makes Me Want to Upload, Galerie Sommer & Kohl, Berlin (DE)
Bob & Breakfast, Galerie Nelson, Paris (FR)
Avant Garde: Specters of the Nineties, Marres Center for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht (NL)
In Deed: Certificates of Authenticity in Art, De Vleeshal, Middelburg (NL)

2010

COLLECTION 10, IAC – Institut d´Art Contemporain – Frac Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne (FR)
Premier Étage – Second Degré, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg
Mudam Collection, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc-Jean, Luxemburg
The Unreadymade, FormContent, London (UK)
The Way It Wasn’t: Celebrating Ten Years of castillo/corrales, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis (US)

2009
GAGARIN, The Artists in their Own Words – The first Decade, S.M.A.K. – Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent (BE)
About We, Tate Modern, London (UK)
Return to Function, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Wisconsin (US)
Paper Exhibition, Artists Space, New York (US)
Sculptural – collection, S.M.A.K. – Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent (BE)
The Malady of Writing: A project on text and speculative imagination, MACBA, Barcelona (ES)

2008
Archaeology of Longing, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris (FR)
Double Agent, ICA, London (UK)

2007

Who remembers where they are from?, Galerie Martin Janda, Wien (AT)
Forma následuje... risk, Futura, Prague (CZ)
Instantané, Le Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble (FR)
Still Life, The 8th Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah (AE)
Sound Art Limo, AC Institute Projects, New York (US)
Mood Swings, Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen (BE)
Intocable: El ideal de la transparencia, Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid (ES)

2006
Hyper Design, Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai (CN)
Broken Lines, Printemps de septembre, Toulouse (FR)
D’eldorado, Mudam, Luxembourg (LU)
Intouchable. L’idéal transparence, Villa Arson, Nizza (FR)
Celebration Park, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (FR)
Wat is/wat zou kunnen, W139, Amsterdam (NL)
Data Mining (curated), Wallspace, New York (US)
Tina B, The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Praha (CZ)
Cluster, Participant, Inc., New York (US)
Six Feet Under, Kunstmuseum Bern (CH)

2005
Spring/Summer, Program Gallery, London (GB)
From A to B and back again, Galerie chez Valentin, Paris (FR)
Centre d´Art de Pougues Les Eaux, Corbigny (FR)
BMW, The IX Baltic Triennial, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius (LT)
Invisible Hands and the Common Good, Champion Fine Art, Los Angeles (US)
Un Art de Lecteurs, Galerie Art & Essai, Université de Rennes-Haute Bretagne, Rennes (FR)
Withdrawal (curated), Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)

2004
Buy American, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris (FR)
Schöner Wohnen, BE-PART, Waregem (BE)
NOT DONE! Het Kunstenaarsboek, M HKA, Antwerp (BE)
I Am the Walrus, Cheim & Read, New York
Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity, P.S. 1, Queens, New York (US)
Out of Place, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin (DE)
Books and Shelves, College of DuPage Art Gallery, Aurora, Illinois
Work Surfaces, Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels (BE)

2003

Convertible, CCC-Université Rabelais de Tours, Tours (FR)
About We, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
Histoires Contemporaines, Institut d’art Contemporain, Villeurbanne (FR)
The Drawing Show, Farida Hughes Studio, Chatham, Virginia
Collection De La Cruz, Miami (US)

2002

No Ghost Just a Shell, Kunsthalle Zürich (CH); Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL); The Institute of Visual Culture, Cambridge (UK); Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (US)
Octopus in Situ, Brugge 2002, Brügge (BE)
Multiple Objets de Désir, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes (FR)
Ideas for Living, de Inkijk, Rotterdam (NL)
DIY, Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels (BE)
In Arcadia et Ego, FRAC Languedoc-Rousillon, Montpellier (FR)

2001
Making the Making, Apex Art, New York, (US)
Présence de L'Objet, Grand-Hornu Images, Hornu (BE)
The (Ideal) Home, Gimpel & Son, London (UK)
Promises, Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver
funktional – fiktional, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel (DE)

2000
Déjà vu, Miami Art 2000, Miami (US)
Worthless (Invaluable), Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana (SI)
Against Design, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia (US); Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (US)
Wider Bild Gegen Wart, Raum Aktueller Kunst Martin Janda, Wien (AT)
C2C, New Langton Arts, San Francisco (US)
Art On Paper 2000, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro (US)
Objecthood 00, Hellenic American Union, Athen (GR)
Dust and Dirt, Witte Zaal, Gent (BE)

1999
Boites, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Paris (FR)
Waste Management, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario (CA)
Comfort Zone, Paine Webber Gallery, New York (US)
Stuff, Contemporary Arts Council, TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago (US)

1998
12th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney (AU)
EV+A, Limerick Gallery of Art, Limerick (IE)
Poussière (dust memories), Fonds Regionale d’Art Contemporain, Bourgogne (FR)
Inglenook, Feigen Inc., New York (US)
Humble County, D’Amelio Terras, New York (US)
Reality Bites: Approaches to Representation in American Sculpture, The Culural Center, Chicago (US)
Liam Gillick, John Miller, Joe Scanlan, Raum Aktueller Kunst Martin Janda, Wien (AT)

1997
Perceptions nomades / Espaces urbains, Ateliers d’Artistes, Marseille (FR)
Niemandsland, Museum Haus Esters und Lange, Krefeld
Spaces Between, D’Amelio Terras, New York (US)

1996
Art in Chicago: 1945-1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (US)
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen (BE)

1995
Aperto, Le Nouveau Musée, Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne
Head to Toe, Musée des Beaux-Arts André Malraux, Le Havre
Cosmos, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble (FR)
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica (US)

1994

Gaylen Gerber and Joe Scanlan, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York (US)
Keith Cottingham and Joe Scanlan, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica (US)
Galerie Tanja Grunert, Köln (DE)
The State of Things, Kölner Kunstverein, Köln (DE)
The Ecstasy of Limitations, Gallery 400, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago (US)
Guys Who Sew, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara (US)
Amenities, Frederick Layton Gallery, Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee (US)
Oppositions and Sister Squares, Fridericianum, Kassel (DE)
Optimism, Hirsch Farm Foundation, Hillsboro, (US)

1993
Oppositions and Sister Squares, Wiener Secession, Wien
Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?, Galerie Jennifer Flay, Paris (FR)
From the Hand to the Head, the Theoretical Object, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Locminé (FR)
Twelve Artworks in Space, Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Locminé (FR)
Confessional, Liz Koury Gallery, New York (US)
Under Contract, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago (US)
Feigen Gallery, Chicago (US)

1992
Documenta IX, Kassel (DE)
I, Myself and Others, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble (FR)
Dead Cat Bounce, Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago (US)
Galerie Tanja Grunert, Köln (DE)

1991
Casual Ceremony, White Columns, New York (US)
Comfort, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica (US)
Körper und Körper, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz (AT)
Grounded, Betty Rymer Gallery, The School of The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (US)
Improvements? On the Ordinary, Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago (US)
The Anonymous Museum, Chicago (US)

1990
Stuttering, Stux Gallery, New York (US)
get well soon, Robbin Lockett Gallery, Chicago (US)
Beneath the Skin, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago (US)
Mark Depman, Robert Feintuch, Joe Scanlan, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York (US)