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Pieter Schoolwerth, Black Model

Pieter Schoolwerth

Black Model

2016

Oil, acrylic, and inkjet print on canvas

90 x 114 inches

228.6 x 289.6 cm

Pieter Schoolwerth -  - Viewing Room - Petzel Gallery

Pieter Schoolwerth (b. 1970, St. Louis, MO)

Pieter Schoolwerth lives and works in New York. Since graduating from the California Institute of the Arts in 1994, he has exhibited internationally with notable solo shows at Thread Waxing Space; Greene Naftali; American Fine Arts Co.;  Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York; Gallery SKE, New Delhi; What Pipeline, Detroit; Capitain Petzel, Berlin; Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin. His work has been included in group exhibitions at The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT; The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Sadie Coles, London; 303 Gallery; Gavin Brown’s enterprise and Petzel Gallery, New York.

Schoolwerth’s work is in the permanent collections of the Pinault Collection; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; The Aïshti Foundation, Beirut; Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig; Denver Art Museum, and The Phoenix Art Museum.

Curated by Kathleen Rahn, Schoolwerth’s first survey exhibition will open at the Kunstverein Hannover in the spring of 2021. From 2003 to 2013, Schoolwerth ran Wierd Records and the Wierd Party at Home Sweet Home on the LES of NYC. Wierd released music by 42 bands working in the genres of minimal electronics, coldwave, and noise, and produced over 500 live music, DJ, and performance art events internationally (www.wierdrecords.com).

Your Vacuum Blows, which Sucks, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

Your Vacuum Blows, which Sucks

Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

2015

Installation view

Model as Painting, Capitain Petzel, Berlin

Model as Painting

Capitain Petzel, Berlin

2017

Installation view

Model as Painting, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

Model as Painting

Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

2017

Installation view

Virtual Relief, Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin

Virtual Relief

Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin

2019

Installation view

After Troy, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

After Troy

Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

2012

Installation view

Installation view, “No Body Get a Head” show at Kunstverein Hannover featuring work from 1991–2020

Installation view, “No Body Get a Head” show at Kunstverein Hannover featuring work from 1991–2020