Donald Moffett

Donald Moffett
Lot 110111, 2011
oil on linen with wood panel support
21 x 21 x 2 inches

Donald Moffett
Lot 113015 (spore trap 7, yellow), 2015
oil on linen with wood panel support
31 x 25 x 2 inches

Donald Moffett
Lot 112215 (spore 6, phthalo green), 2015
oil on linen with wood panel support
19 x 19 x 2 inches

Donald Moffett
Lot 112015 (spore fall, chartreuse), 2015
oil on linen with wood panel support
21 x 17 x 2 inches

Donald Moffett
Lot 052612 (the crimson double), 2012
oil on linen with wood panel support, cast iron flanges, common black pipes and hardware
21 x 17 x 19-1/2 inches

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Born in San Antonio, TX
Lives and works in New York

Education
Trinity University, B.A. Art, B.A. Biology




Solo Exhibitions
2016
• ​Any fallow field, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, New York
• Donald Moffett, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas
2015
• Donald Moffett, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
2014
• head. Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas
2012
• Radiant Future and Mr. Gay in the USA, Columbus College of Art and Design, Columbus, Ohio
• The Radiant Future, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
2011
• Richmond Terrace, Anthony Meier Fine Art, San Francisco
• The Extravagant Vein, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Texas; Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York; The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
2010
• Whitman's Corner, Frieze Art Fair, London
2008
• Easy Clean, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York


2007
• Gutted, Anthony Meier Fine Art, San Francisco 

• Fleisch, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London


2006
• Impeach, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
2005
• Hippie Shit, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
2004
• Paintings from a Hole, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco 

• D.C., Stephen Friedman Gallery,
 London

2003
• The Extravagant Vein, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York


2002
• Donald Moffett: What Barbara Jordan Wore,
 Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 


2001
• Mr. Gay in the USA, Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco
• What Barbara Jordan Wore (part 1), Texas Gallery, Houston
2000
• The Incremental Commandments, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London 

• The Ten Commandments, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles 

1999

• Cathedral of St. John the Divine, New York
1997
• Blue (NY) Beaver College of Art, Glenside, Pennsylvania
1996
• A Report on Painting
, Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York
1991

• I Know What Boys Like Texas Gallery, Houston
• Wet Dreams Simon Watson, New York
• Wet Holes Wessel O’Connor Gallery, New York
1990
• Oh-Oh-Harder-Oh-Oh Wessel O’Connor Gallery, New York 

1989
• I Love It When You Call Me Names, Wessel O’Connor Gallery, New York 



Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects
2016
• Pioneer Lust, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas
• Erik Hanson 'Two Years of Looking', New Art Projects, London, United Kingdom
• In the Making, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, New York
• Floss: Pino Pascali & Donald Moffett, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, New York
2015
• Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Long Island City, New York
• Painting at the Very Edge of Art, University of Connecticut, Storrs
• America is Hard to See, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
• The Triumph of Love: Beth Rudin DeWoody Collects, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, Florida
• Geometrics On and Off the Grid: Art from 1950 to the Present, The Warehouse, Dallas, Texas
2014
• Pictures, Before and After: An Exhibition for Douglas Crimp, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
• Bloodflames Revisisted, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
• NYC Makers: The MAD Biennial, Museum of Arts and Design, New York
• Unbound: Contemporary Art after Frida Kahlo, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
• Pace Gems: Selections from the Linda Pace Foundation Permanent Collection, The Linda Pace Foundation Gallery, San Antonio
• A Chromatic Loss, Bortolami Gallery, New York
2013
• Come Together: Surviving Sandy, Industry City, Brooklyn, New York
• personal, political, mysterious, The Flag Art Foundation, New York; Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, Texas
• ICA Collection: Expanding the Field of Painting, The Institute of Contemporary Art Boston
• Old Black, Team Gallery, New York
• NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York
• Invitational Exhibition of Visual Arts, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York
• Swing State, Thrust Projects, Pop-up Location, 119 Hester Street, New York
• I, You, We, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
• Playing with Process: Experimental Prints at the MFAH, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
• Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Aul, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst Basel, Switzerland
2012
• Too Old for Boys, Too Young for Toys, OHWOW, Los Angeles

• Rorschach, Phillips de Pury & Co. New York
• Stretching Painting, Galerie Lelong, New York
• This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980’s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2011
• Night Scented Stock, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
• Absentee Landlord, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
• All that Glisters, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
• Unpainted Paintings, Luxembourg Dayan, New York
• "dwelling", Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
2010
• Mixed Use: Photography and Other Practices in Manhattan, 1970’s to the Present, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
• Reflection, Nathan A. Bernstein & Co. LTD, New York
• Robert Beck and Donald Moffett, Range, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
• Stripped, Tied and Raw: Jorge Eielson, Donald Moffett, David Noonan, Steven Parrino, Salvatore Scarpitta, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
2009
• Benches and Binoculars, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
• Americana, NGBK, Berlin

• ACT UP New York: Activism, Art, and the AIDS Crisis 1987 – 1993, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
• The Collection and Then Some, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
• Everywhere. Sexual Diversity Policies in Art, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
2008
• Person of the Crowd: The Contemporary Art of Flanerie, Neuberger Museum or Art, Purchase, New York
• The Collection and Then Some, Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth, Texas
2007
• Crimes of Omission, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
• Sparkle Then Fade, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, Washington


2006
• Trifecta, Bellwether Gallery, New York
• The Eighth Square: Gender, Life and Desire in Art since 1960, Museum Ludwig,
 Cologne
2005
• Around About Abstraction, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
• ex.05.03.06103, The Cartin Collection, Hartford, Connecticut 

• Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London 


2004

• Seeing Other People, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
• North Fork / South Fork: East End Art Now, Part II, The Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, New York
• Hidden Histories, The New Art Gallery, Walsall, England
2003

• Image Stream, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio
• puddle-wonderful, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York
• Site Specific, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 

• International Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York 

2002
• Life, Death, Love, Hate, Pleasure, Pain: Selected Works from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
• Interstate, Texas Fine Arts Association, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin
• Penetration, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
• VAPOR, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
• Paintings, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles 


2001

• The Inward Eye: Transcendence in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston
• Snap! Photography from the Collection, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
• Camera Works, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York 


• American, Postmasters, New York


2000
• 00, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
• Dope, American Fine Arts, New York 

• Drawing, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London

• More, Nicole Klagsbrun, New York

• Photography About Photography, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

• Power Up with Sister Corita Kent, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
• The Sea and the Sky, Royal Hibernian Academy and Glenside, PA, Beaver College Art Gallery, Dublin

1999
• Monochrome, Patrick Callery, New York

• Drawings, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York

• with Jesse Amado, Finesilver Gallery, San Antonio, TX

1998
• Sculpture from the Collection, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
• AIDS World, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva
• Insite 98, Mysterious Voyages: Exploring the Subject of Photography, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore
• WACK-O: Extreme Politics & the Poster, St. Lawrence University, New York
1997
• Matrix 134, Power Up with Sister Corita Kent, Wadsworth Atheneum, Hartford, Connecticut
• Public Notice, Exit Art, New York
• Marc Foxx
 Gallery, Los Angeles 


1996
• Bare Bones, TZ Art, New York 

• Fifteen Paintings,
 Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles 

1995
• The Masculine Masquerade: Masculinity and Representation, M.I.T. List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts
• In a Different Light, University Art Museum, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, California
• Temporarily Possessed: The Semi-Permanent Collection, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

1994

• Works on Paper: Selections from the Permanent Collection, National Gallery of Australia, Canberra
• The Social Fabric, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, Pennsylvania
1993
• Whitney Biennial 1993, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
• Recent Acquisitions, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
• Prospect, 1993, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt , Germany
1992
• Sculpture, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
• Dissent, Difference and the Body Politic, Portland Fine Arts Museum, Portland, Oregon
• Object Choice, Hallwalls, Rochester, New York
• Gegendarstellung, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
• Promises, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey
• Structural Damage, with Joel Otterson, Gary Simmons, and Charles LeDray, Blum Helman Warehouse, New York
1991

• The Interrupted Life, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
• (Dis)member, Simon Watson, New York
• When Objects Dream and Talk in Their Sleep, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York 

• Situation, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
• Someone or Somebody, Meyers/Bloom, Los Angeles 

• Group Material’s AIDS Timeline, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
• Erotic Desire, Perspektief Centre for Photography, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1990
• U.B.C., with Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Fine Arts Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia
• Looking at Revolution, Simon Watson, New York
• Eros/Thanatos—Death and Desire, Tom Cugliani Gallery, New York
• The Indomitable Spirit, The International Center of Photography, New York
• Into the Street, with David Wojnarowicz, Felix Gonzalez-Torres, and John Lindell, NGBK, Berlin
1989

• Founded BUREAU, "a trans-disciplinary studio"

• To Probe and To Push: Artists of Provocation, Wessel O’Connor Gallery, New York
• Erotophobia: A Forum on Sexuality, Simon Watson, New York 

1988

 • Founding Member of Gran Fury, "an AIDS activist collective"

• Group Material: AIDS and Democracy, Dia Art Foundation, New York