Peter Halley


B. 1953, New York, NY, USA
Lives and works in New York, NY, USA



BA, Yale University


MFA, the University of New Orleans

Selected public collections

• Musee d’Art Contemporain (Bordeaux, France)
• Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia (Madrid, Spain)
• Stedelijk Museum (Amsterdam, Netherlands)
• Des Moines Art Center (Des Moines, IA, USA)
• Dallas Museum of Art (Dallas, TX, USA)
• Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (New York, NY, USA)
• Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art (Kitakyushu, Japan)
• Museum Folkwang (Essen, Germany)
• Butler Institute of American Art (Youngstown, OH, USA)
• Museum of Modern Art (St. Etienne, France)
• Museum of Art in Santa Barbara (Santa Barbara, CA, USA)
• Schirn Kunsthall (Frankfurt, Germany)

Selected solo exhibitions


Baldwin Gallery, Peter Halley: Paintings, Aspen
‘T’ Space, Peter Halley in collaboration with Steph Gonzalez-Turner, Rhinebeck, New York


Peter Halley. Almine Rech, Shanghai, China
Peter Halley: Apparemment Géométrique, Peintures et Dessins. Devals Gallery, Paris, France
Peter Halley: Paintings and Drawings, 1980–81. Karma and Craig Starr Gallery, New York, USA
Conduits: Paintings from the 1980s, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Peter Halley: Early Works, Maruani Mercier, Brussels, Belgium
Peter Halley, Karma, Los Angeles, USA


Peter Halley: New Paintings. Modern Art, London, UK
Peter Halley: The Early Paintings. Lopez de La Serna Contemporary Arts Center, Madrid, Spain
Peter Halley. Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland


Peter Halley: New Paintings. Galeria Millan, São Paulo, Brazil
Peter Halley: Recent Paintings. Galerie Xippas, Paris, France
Peter Halley: Cell Grids. Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, USA
Peter Halley: Blocks. The Ranch, Montauk, USA
ANTESTERIA. Museo Nivola, Sardinia (installation), Italy
Three Paintings. Almine Rech Gallery, Shanghai, China
New Paintings. Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy


Peter Halley: Networks. James Barron Art, Kent, UK
Peter Halley: Paintings 2000 – 2018. Galerie Retelet, Monaco
Peter Halley / Anselm Reyle. König Galerie and Galerie Thomas, Berlin, Germany
Peter Halley: New Paintings. Galeria Senda, Barcelona, Spain
Peter Halley: New Works. Maruani Mercier, Knokke, Belgium
Peter Halley. Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, USA


Heterotopia II,.Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
Peter Halley: New Paintings. Galerie Thomas Modern, Munich, Germany
Biel train station. Biel, Switzerland


Peter Halley: Unseen Paintings: 1997-2002, from the Collection of Gian Enzo Sperone, Sperone Westwater, New York, USA
Lever House Art Collection, New York, USA
New Paintings. Maruani Mercier – Brussels, Belgium
AU-DESSOUS / AU-DESSUS, Installation, Galerie XIPPAS, Paris, France


Peter Halley at Greene Naftali, New York, USA
Peter Halley – Paintings from the 1980’s, Modern Art, London, UK


Peter Halley. Maruani Mercier Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
Peter Halley – The Schirn Ring. Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany
Peter Halley – New paintings. Associations, proximities, conversions, grids. Galleria Mazzoli, Modena, Italy


Peter Halley – Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
Galerie Xippas, Geneva
Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, Connecticut


Art Plural Gallery, Singapore
Galerie Thomas, Munich
Prisons, Friedrich Schiller University, Jena, Germany
Since 2000, Museé D’Art Moderne, Saint Étienne Métropole, France (catalogue)
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki (catalogue)


Prints and Editions: 25 Years, Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, USA
Galerie Xippas Paris, France
Mary Boone, New York, USA (collaborative installation with Aslessandro Mendini) (catalogue)
Recent Works, Klaus Steinmetz Contemporary Art, San Jose, Costa Rica (catalogue)
Paintings 2012-2013, Waddington Custot Galleries, London, UK (catalogue)
Patricia Low Contemporary, St Moritz, Switzerland
Mottahedan Projects, Dubai, UAE


Galeria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy
Maruani & Noirhomme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
8 Small Prisons and Other Works, Galeria Senda, Barcelona, Spain (booklet)
Prison, Disjecta, Portland, OR, USA


Galerie Xippas, Geneva Switzerland

Galerie Thomas Modern, Munich (catalogue)

Peter Halley: Drawings, Four Decades. Gering and Lopez Gallery, New York


Peter Halley – Works from the 80’s. Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich

Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia (catalogue)

Maruani & Noirhomme, Knokke, Belgium 

Peter Halley: Prints. Zane Bennett Contemporary Art, Santa Fe, NM

Mary Boone Gallery, New York


Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki (catalogue)

Peter Halley, Early Work: 1982 to 1987. Mary Boone Gallery, New York

Peter Halley: New Paintings. Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

Peter Halley: New Work. Waddington Galleries, London

Galerie Alain Noirhomme, Brussels (catalogue)

Peter Halley: Cells and Conduits (Paintings 1987-2002). El Sourdog Hex, Berlin 


Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid 

Peter Halley/ Alessandro Medini. Galeria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy 

Peter Halley. Monotypes. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg

Peter Halley: Works for Projects, Galleria In Arco, Turin (catalogue) 

Peter Halley, Banca BSI Italia, Turin (catalogue)


A Rebours. Collaboration with Matali Crasset. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

McClain Gallery, Houston, TX (catalogue)

Waddington Galleries/Modern Art Inc., London (catalogue)

Peter Halley/ Warren McArthur/ New Paintings/ Aluminum Furniture. Rohrer Fine Art, Laguna Beach, CA


Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki (catalogue)

Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow (installation, catalogue)

Art & Public, Geneva 

Drawings. Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid

Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA


Peter Halley: Present and Past. Louisiana Art & Science Museum, Baton Rouge, LA (catalogue)

Galleria Cardi, Milan

Galerie Alain Noirhomme, Brussels
CAIS Gallery, Seoul (installation, catalogue)

Peter Halley. Paintings 1995 – 2005. Galerie Xippas, Athens (catalogue)

Galería Javier Lopez, Madrid

Galería Senda, Barcelona

Galería dels Angels, Barcelona


Galeria Presença, Porto, Portugal

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg 

Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY

Galerie Alain Noirhomme, Brussels

Conspiracy Theory. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris


Galería Javier Lopez, Madrid

Galleria Cardi, Milan (catalogue)

Imago Galleries, Palm Desert, CA


Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY(installation)
Galería Senda, Barcelona
Galería dels Angels, Barcelona


Waddington Galleries, London (catalogue)

Numark Gallery, Washington, D.C.

Kevin Bruk Gallery, Miami, FL


Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy (installation)

Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome (installation)

Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO
Galería Javier Lopez, Madrid (installation)

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris


CAIS Gallery, Seoul (installation)

Grant-Selwyn Gallery, New York, NY

Waddington Galleries, London (installation, catalogue)

Alan Koppel Gallery, Chicago, IL


Paintings of the 1990s. Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany (installation, catalogue) 

Small Paintings. Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich

Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston (catalogue)

Painting as Sociogram: 1981-1997. The Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan (catalogue)

Exploding Cell: Peter Halley, Soap Gallery, Kitakyushu, Japan (installation)

Paintings and Drawings, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo
MODULO, Lisbon
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


New Concepts in Printmaking 1: Peter Halley. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (installation)

The Peter Halley Project, University Gallery, State University of New York, Buffalo, NY (installation)

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg

Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy (catalogue)

Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome


Paintings and Drawings. Baumgartner Galleries, Washington, D.C.

Prints. Edition Schellmann, Munich
Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (installation)

Contemporaneacomo 2. Como, Italy (catalogue)

Galería Javier Lopez, Madrid (installation)


11, rue Larrey at Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston (catalogue)

Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich
Wall Installation, TZ Art, New York,NY (installation)

Exploding Cell, Edition Schellmann and Pace Prints, New York, NY

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (installation)

Drawings 1991-1995, The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY (catalogue)
Traveled to: Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, St. Louis; Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago; Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Drawings 1977-1978, Schmidt Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MN

Peter Halley – Paintings: 1980-1981, Turner, Byrne & Runyon, Dallas, TX
Encounters 6, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX (installation)


Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich 
Monoreliefs, Grand Salon, New York, NY(catalogue)

The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica, CA


Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
Turner & Byrne, Dallas, TX

Peter Halley: New Project, Edition Schellmann, New York, NY

The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica
Works on Paper, Art & Public, Geneva


Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Peter Halley: Paintings 1989-1992, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA (catalogue)

Michael Kohn Gallery, Santa Monica 
Drawings, Galería Senda, Barcelona


Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich
Drawings, Jason Rubell Gallery, Palm Beach, FL 

Peter Halley: Oeuvres de 1982 á 1991, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France (catalogue)
Traveled to: FAE/Musée d’Art Contemporain, Pully/Lausanne, Switzerland, 1991-1992 (catalogue); Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, 1992 (catalogue); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, 1992


Kodaliths, 303 Gallery, New York, NY

Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston, MA (catalogue)

Relief Sculpture, Michael Kohn Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY

Peter Halley: Recent Paintings, Krefelder Kunstmuseen, Museen Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany (catalogue)
Traveled to: Maison de la Culture et de la Communication de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne, France; Institute of Contemporary Art, London (catalogue); Galleria Lia Rumma, Naples, Italy


Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Zurich
Jablonka Galerie, Cologne


Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY


Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris (catalogue)
International with Monument, New York, NY


International with Monument, New York, NY


Beulah Land, New York, NY


Peter Halley: Post-Classical Paintings and Drawings, P.S. 122, New York, NY


School of Art & Architecture, University of Southwestern Louisiana, Lafayette, LA


Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA

Selected group exhibitions


Arranged: Recent Acquisitions of Modern and Contemporary Paintings, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
Dominion, Newport Street Gallery, London
A Study in Form (Chapter Two), James Fuentes, New York
Flowing Winds, Blowing Waves, Jeonnam Museum of Art, Gwangyang, South Korea
50 Paintings, Milwaukee Art Museum, Wisconson
What Presence, Luca Tommasi Arte Contemporanea, Milan
Mulit-User Dungeon (MUD), Petzel Gallery, New York


The Echo of Picasso. Museo Picasso, Malaga, Spain
50 Paintings. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA
Pourquoi l’art?. Marco Orlo International Gallery at Basilica of San Celsus, Milan, Italy
The Adventure of Abstraction. Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Jeux d’Objectivité. Gallery Nosbaum Reding, Luxembourg
Contrasti: Da Alighiero Boetti a Giuseppe Santomaso. Cortesi Gallery, Lugano, Switzerland
Intersection. Centro De Arte E Cultura, Fundacao Eugenio De Almeida, Evora, Portugal
Jean Prouvé’s Cité Universitaire. Perrotin gallery, Paris, France
After “The Wild”: Contemporary Art from The Barnett and Annalee Newman Foundation Collection. The Jewish Museum, New York, USA
Tag-Kore. Kadokawa Culture Museum, Saitama, Japan
I’ll Be Your Mirror: Art and the Digital Screen. Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, USA


Tatintsian Gallery Selected. Tatintsian Gallery, Dubai, UAE
Reine Formsache! Konstruktiv-konkrete Kunst aus der Sammlung Weishaupt. Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm, Germany
Nothing is to be Done for William T. Wiley. Parker Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Showroom. Galerie Perrotin, Paris, France
‘NÃO SEI SE POSSO DESEJAR-LHE UM FELIZ ANO’. Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea do Chiado, Lisbon, Portugal
Cartographies of Color. Galerie Thomas, Munich, Germany
Infinity. Buchmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Geometrische Opulenz. Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Switzerland
Freedom of the Form. Sevil Dolmaci Art Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey


THE 80S. ART OF THE EIGHTIES. Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
Minimal and Monumental Art. Cháteau Saint-Maur, Cogolin, France
GENEVA DECADE, Xippas, Geneva, Switzerland
New Order: About art and order in uncertain times. Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg, Germany
ABSTRACCIÓN / SIMULACIÓN. Centro Arte Contemporáneo, Aínsa-Sobrarbe, Heusca, Spain
Memory of Defence: Physical and Mental Architectures. Esbaluard Museu, Palma, Spain
Big! Large-format works from the Sprengel Museum Hannover. Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany
Post War & Contemporary. Galerie Thomas, Munich, Germany
Le Cinquième Printemps, Custot Gallery, Dubai, UAE
The American Monument: Changing Definitions, Maslow Study Gallery for Contemporary Art. Marywood University, Scranton, USA
30 Years Already! #1. Galerie Xippas, Paris, France


Forming The Maslow Collection: A Reflection on the New York City Art Scene in the 80’s and 90’s. Everhart Museum, Scranton, USA
On the Frontline of Contemporary Art from the Taguchi Art Collection. Shimonoseki Museum, Shimonoseki, Japan
Collection Highlights, Rubell Museum, Miami, USA
The Essl Collection, Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria
That’s the Way It Is, Digressions on Geometric Abstraction. Gowen Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland
In the Meanwhile…Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Art. Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA
About This. Daejon Museum of Art, Korea
Moving Energies – 10 years me Collectors Room Berlin. me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin, Germany


Inaugural Exhibition. Rubell Museum, Miami, USA
New Worlds. Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Mondo Mendini: The World of Alessandro Mendini. Groninger Museum, Groningen, Netherlands
The Sonnabend Collection. rRemai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
Lust auf mehr: Neues aus der sammlung Würth, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany Reason Gives No Answers: Selected works from the Collection. Newport Street Gallery, London, UK
Baronian Xippas Dialogues #1. Galerie Xippas, Paris, UK
Masterpieces Modern, Galerie Thomas, Munich, Germany


GRAFIK, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, New York, USA
The birth of abstraction—Line and color in the IVAM collection, IVAM Insitut Valencia d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
Postmodernism/Modernism, Robert Mangold/Peter Halley, Maruani Mercier, Brussels
Gesture / Form / Pop / Process. Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA USA


doing identity. Die Sammlung Reydan Weiss. Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum Germany
‘Dual Current: Inseparable Elements in Painting and Architecture’. Clara M. Eagle Art Gallery , Murray, KY USA
Sic- Works From The Capc Collection. CAPC – Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux France
Día de fiesta. Xippas Arte Contemporáneo, Montevideo Uruguay
Pattern Recognition. Galerie Xippas France, Paris France


Mir ist das Leben lieber. Sammlung Reydan Weiss. Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
H-H. Halley meets Hortal. Galería SENDA, Barcelona, Spain
Winter Group Show. Waddington Custot Galleries, London. UK
The Sonnabend Collection: Meio Século De Arte Europeia E Americana. Part 1 Museu Serralves. Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto, Portugal
Low. Lyles & King, New York City, NY, USA
In Different Ways. Almine Rech Gallery – London, London, UK
The Promise of Total Automation. Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna, Austria
Trip. Xippas Arte Contemporáneo, Montevideo, Uruguay
Tech-Né-Color. Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City, NY, USA
Gva ← → Jfk. Mamco – musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Bad Faith. James Fuentes LLC, New York City, NY, USA
Escape Gravity. Felix Ringel Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
My Abstract World. Me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Rhona Hoffman 40 Years, Part 1. Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
5ª Bienal Internacional de Grabado ICPNA 2016. Bienal Internacional de Grabado ICPNA, Lima, Peru


Diagonal Histories: Imre Bak, Peter Halley, ART+TEXT, Budapest, Hungary
The Shadow Of your Smile – Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg
Summer Group Show – Waddington Custot Galleries, London
Forming Loose – Galerie Jette Rudolph, Berlin
Sob As Nuvens: Da Paranoia Ao Sublime Digital – Museu Serralves – Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
A Personal Sonic Geology – FRAC – Ile-de-France – Le Plateau, Paris
America Is Hard to See – Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Highlights from The Francien C. Ruwitch and the Ruwitch Family Collections – Lowe Art Museum, Coral Gables (Miami), FL
Andy Warhol sul comò – Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa
Waddington Custot Galleries, London
Andrew Rafacz Gallery, Chicago, IL
Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 – 2015 – Whitechapel Art Gallery, London


dis order – Pattern and Structure in the Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Post Pop: East Meets West, Saatchi Gallery, London
From Rauschenberg to Jeff Koons. The Ileana Sonnabend Collection, Ca’Pesaro – International Gallery of Modern Art, Venice, Italy
Scacco Matto: Depero / Halley, Galleria In Arco, Torino, Italy
Urban Theater: New York Art in the 1980’s, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth
The Mysterious Device was Moving Forward, Longhouse Projects, New York
Man in the Mirror, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels
30 Ans, collaboration with Alessandro Mendini, Foundation Cartier pour l’art contemporain, Paris
Speaking Through Paint: Hans Hoffmann’s Legacy Today, Lori Bookstein Fine Art, New York
93: 20th Anniversary Exhibition, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain


Forty Years of Contemporary Art: Massimo Minini 1973-2013, La Triannale di Milano, Milan, Italy
Wall Works, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
Jew York, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, USA
When Now is Minimal. Die unbekannte Seite der Sammlung Goetz, Neues Museum, Nuremberg, Germany (catalogue). Traveling to the Museion, Bozen, Italy
6th Prague Biennale, Prague, Czech Republic
Less Like an Object, More Like the Weather, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Edge, Order, Rupture, Galerie Lelong, New York, USA
Pasión II, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Málaga, Spain
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York, USA
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
The Bigger Picture, The Artist’s Institute, New York, USA, curated by Haim Steinbach
Abstraction Manifeste, Le Quartier, centre d’art contemporain de Quimper, France
Geometric Abstraction, Pace Prints, New York, USA


The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, USA
Sense of Colors, Keitelman Gallery, Brussels
Extended Minimalism, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
Cellblock I & II, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
HEUTE. MALEREI, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany (catalogue)
Conceptual Abstraction, Hunter College Art Galleries, New York, USA (catalogue)
ReFocus: Art of the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL, USA
1980 – Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA
Contemporary Paintings: 1960 to the Present, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, 
San Francisco, USA
The Bewildered Image: American Painters from the 1980s, Patricia Low Contemporary, 
A. Abstr_Action, Galerija Contra, Koper, Slovenia
Plastic Alphabet, Dean’s Gallery, MIT School of Management, Cambridge, MA, USA
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, MCA Chicago, travelling to the Walker Art Center, Minneapolis in 2012 and ICA Boston in 2013, USA


The Indiscipline of Painting. Tate St. Ives, Cornwall. Traveled to Mead Gallery, University of Warwick, UK
Situation New York 1986, Art & Public, Geneva
Simple Signs, Maruani & Noirhomme Gallery, Brussels
Surreal versus Surrealism in Contemporary Art, IVAM, Valencia, Spain (catalogue)

Personal Structures. Palazzo Bembo, Venice
Obras Maestras de Pintura en la Colección del IVAM. Pasado, Presente y Futuro, IVAM, Valencia, Spain (catalogue)


Inside, Outside, Upstairs, Downstairs: The Addison Anew. Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Art of the Eighties, Nymphius Projekte, Berlin
Color and Form, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
Masters of Impressionism and Modern Art, Heather James Fine Art, Jackson, Wyoming

«nVaXiNation». Xippas Gallery, Athens, Greece 

Track and Traces. Galleria in Arco, Turin 

Abstract Vision 2010. Art + Art Gallery, Moscow

The 80’s Revisited: The Bischofberger Collection. Kunsthalle, Bielefeld, Germany (catalogue)

Painting Panel. Exhibition in conjunction with the CAA Annual Conference. Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago

Time-Space-Existence. Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn, Bregenz, Austria 

Pictures about Pictures: Discursive Painting from Albers to Zobernig. The Daimler Art Collection and Mumok, Vienna 

Espana/America: The redefined Abstraction. Galeria Max Estrella, Madrid


The 80’s: The Triumph of Painting from Schifano to Basquiat. Arengario e Serrone della Villa Reale, Monza, Italy (catalog)

Minus Ideology. Art + Art, Moscow

Beg Borrow and Steal. Rubell Family Collection, Miami

Object of Desire. Alain Noirhomme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

A Tribute to Ron Warren. Mary Boone Gallery, New York

Constellations: Painting from the MCA Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Farbklange. Galerie Thomas, Munich, Germany

Malerei. Galerie Albrecht, Berlin, Germany

Aye Pop Ping! Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland

Now New: New Works, New Space. Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Isatanbul, Turkey

Strip/Stripe. Emily Harvey Foundation, New York

Quant la première ivresse des succès bruyants… CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art and Collection Louis Negre, Bordeaux (catalogue)

H x W x D: Thirty Years of MFA at UNO. University of New Orleans St. Claude Gallery, New Orleans (catalogue)

Fuentes. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg

Synthetics. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York


Weight Watchers. Galerie Xippas, Paris

Fifty Works for Fifty States. The Dorothy and Herbert Vogel Collection, The National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (catalogue) 

Summer Exhibition. Waddington Galleries, London

Totally Rad: New York in the 80’s. Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY

The Big Bang. Museo Carlo Bilotti, Rome (catalonn Fine Art, Zurich (catalogue)


The Shapes of Space. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

RESET: Works from the Marx Collection. Hamburger Banhof – Museum Für Gegenwart, Berlin

War and Discontent. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

Create Your Own Museum,. Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow (catalogue)

PLASTIC: A Proposal of John Tremblay. Cabinet des estampes, Geneva (catalogue)

Passion for Art: 35th Anniversary of the Essl Museum Collection. Sammlulng Essl and Schömer-Haus, Vienna (


30 Years of New Graphics. Firehouse Gallery, Burlington, VT (catalogue)

Freeze! Robilant + Voena, London 

BCL/BCN: Jordi Bernadó and Peter Halley. Galeria Espai 2nou2, Barcelona 

Big City Lab. Art Forum Berlin, Berlin

2006 Alumni Society Auction. School of Visual Arts, New York, NY

Idée de la Peinture – Hommage á Martin Barré. Galeria Nathalie Obadia, Paris (catalogue)

Minimalism an After IV: New Acquisitions from the Daimler Chrysler Collection. Daimler Chrysler Contemporary, Potsdamer Platz, Berlin

American Academy Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture. American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY

Figures in the Field: Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago Collections. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene 1974–1984. Grey Art Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) Traveled to: Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Austin Museum of Art, Austin, TX


Flashback: Revisiting the Art of the 80s. Kunstmuseum, Basel (catalogue)

A View from 1988 Up to Now. Proje4L Elgiz Museum of Contemporary Art, Istanbul 

Picturing America: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art. Nagasaki Prefectural Museum, Nagasaki, Japan (catalogue) Traveled to: Fuchu City Museum of Art, Fuchu, Japan; 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan; Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art, Kitakyushu, Japan; Koriyama City Museum, Koriyama, Japan 

Extreme Abstraction. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY (catalogue) 

25 Years: Selected Solo Exhibitions 1979 -2004, Part 1. Baumgartner Gallery, New York, NY

The Shape of Color: Excursions in Color Field Art 1950 – 2005. Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Ontario (catalogue)

Drawings: 1945 – Now. Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL 

Universal Medium. McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

Logical Conclusions: 40 Years of Rule-Based Art. Pace Wildenstein, New York, NY (catalogue) 

We Can Do It! Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow (catalogue) 

Another Look at the Collection. Fundación La Caixa, Sala de Exposiciones del Mercado del Este, Santander, Spain

Donald Baechler, Peter Halley, Jonathan Lasker, Tom Sachs, David Salle, Julian Schnabel. Galleria Alessandro Bagnai, Florence


East Village USA. New Museum, New York, NY (catalogue) 

…Surprise! Galleria Cardi & Co., Milan (catalogue)

Visions of America: Contemporary Art from the Essl Collection and the Sonnabend Collection, New York. Sammlung Essl – Kunst der Gegenwart, Vienna (installation, catalogue) 

Tear Down This Wall: Paintings from the 1980s. Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Monument to Now: The Dakis Joannou Collection. Deste Foundation of Contemporary Art, Athens (catalogue)

Singular Forms (Sometimes Repeated): Art from 1951 to the Present. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (catalogue)


Painting Lesson. Galleria Cardi & Co., Milan (catalogue) 

Conversations: Influence and Collaboration in Contempirary Art. Evergreen House, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD (catalogue) 

Table Top Sculpture. Gorney, Bravin + Lee, New York, NY

American Beauty. McClain Gallery, Houston, TX

A Notion of Time. Ingrao Gallery, New York, NY

Intersection…Art/Design/New Media. Jan Abrams Fine Art, New York, NY

The Past of the Present: Selections from the ABN AMRO Collection. Organized by the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai. Traveled to: Singapore Art Museum, Singapore, São Paulo Pinacoteca, São Paolo
Pittura/Painting: from Rauschenberg to Murakami. 1964-2003. La Biennale di Venezia, Venice (catalogue)
Recent Screenprints. Maya Stendhal Gallery, New York, NY

New York Contemporaries. Maya Stendhal Gallery, New York, NY

Blanc de Blanc. Galerie Xippas, Paris 


La Colleccion Onnasch. Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona (catalogue) 

Public Affairs. Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich (catalogue) 

Time Space Motion. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg 

Good News. Galleria Cardi & Co., Milan (catalogue) 

The Big Chill. Galleria in Arco, Turin (catalogue)

No Object, No Subject, No Matter… Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin 

Spring in Paris. Galerie Patrick Seguin, Paris 

New York Renaissance: Masterworks from the Whitney Museum of American Art. Palazzo Reale, Milan (catalogue) 

We Love Painting! Contemporary American Art from Misumi Corporation Collection. Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (catalogue)

Transcendent and Unrepentant. Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA


Digital: Printmaking Now. Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY (catalogue) 

Playing Amongst the Ruins. Royal College of Art Galleries, London (catalogue) 

Perfect Ten. Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

Mythic Proportions: Painting in the 80s. Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL (catalogue) Green. Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) 

American Art from the Goetz Collection. Galerie Rudolfinum, The Centre of Contemporary Art, Prague (catalogue) 

Glee: Painting Now. Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (catalogue) 


Hard Pressed: 600 Years of Prints and Process. AXA Gallery, New 
York, NY (catalogue) 

Art at Work: Forty Years of the Chase Manhattan Collection. Queens Museum, Queens, NY 

The Netter Art Collection. Germany 

Luci in Galleria da Warhol al 2000. Galeria Gian Enzo Sperone, Torino, Italy 

Group show, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, New York, NY 

Perfidy: Surviving Modernism. Kettle’s Yarde, Cambridge 

Around 1984. PS 1, Long Island City, New York, NY (catalogue) 

New Prints 2000. International Print Center, New York, NY

Pasajes de la Coleccion en Malaga. Fundacion la Caixa, Malaga
Universal Abstraction 2000. Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
From Albers to Paik: Works of the Daimler Chrysler Collection. Kunst Zürich, Zürich 

Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture. Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

Collezionismi: la collezione della Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain. Palazzo Delle Papesse, Siena 

Bit by Bit: Painting & Digital Culture. Numark Gallery, Washington, DC 

Architecture & Memory. Lawrence Rubin, Greenberg Van Doren Fine Art, New York

Group show. Sandra Gering Gallery, New York


The American Century. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, 
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg 

The Fondation Cartier pour l’art contemporain collection. Centro Arte Contemporanea Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena 

The Broad Spectrum: Color on Paper, Past and Present. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL 
Geometrie als Gestalt. The art collection of Daimler Chrysler, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin ( 

Tang. Turner & Runyon Gallery, Dallas 

Geometry as Design. Daimler Chrysler Collection, Stuttgart, Germany 

Wallworks. Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (catalogue) 

Compliments. Downtown Art Alliance, New York 

Forty Years of The Chase Manhattan Collection: Art at Work. Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX


Post-hypnotic. University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, traveling to Atlanta College of Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA, and Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL 

Peter Halley, Recent Prints. Numark Gallery, Washington, DC 

Cleveland Collects. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH 

Ideas for the Home. Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, NY

Arterias. Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden 

The Evergreen Review Exhibition. New York, NY

Now and Forever. Pat Hearn Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, NY

Anos 80 / The Eighties. Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal 


Pop Abstraction. The Pennsylvania Academy of Art, Philadelphia, PA 

Abstranct Painting. Carrie Haddad Gallery, Hudson, NY 

Groei in de Collectie Peter Stuyvesant. Peter Stuyvesant Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands 
«Fort! Da!» Villa Merkel Galerie der Stadt Esslingen, Esslingen, Germany (catalogue)

Tokyo International Forum Art Collection, Tokyo, Japan (catalogue) 

After the Fall. Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York, NY


Sammlung Marx. Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum Für Gegenwart, Berlin 

Bringing it All Back Home. Gracie Mansion, New York, NY

Contemporary Master Prints. Fotouhi Cramer Gallery, East Hampton, NY 

Extended Minimal. Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY

Investigations, American Abstractions. Robert McClain & Co., Houston, TX 

Picasso: A Contemporary Dialogue. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg (catalogue) 

Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Art at the End of the 20th Century, Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art. National Gallery, Alexander Soutzos Museum, Athens 

Minimal Art. Koldo Mitxelena Kulturunea, Spain 

Wunschmaschine Welterfindung: A History of Technical Visions. Kunsthalle Wien, Wien 

Addison Gallery of American Art: 65 Years. Addison Gallery, Phillips Academy, Andover, MA 
architecture/application/complication. ROOM, New York, NY

Nuevas Abstracciones. Reina Sofia, Madrid; Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld; Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona (catalogue) 

Legacy of American Modernism. Kohn Turner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Eveything That’s Interesting Is New: The Dakis Joannou Collection. Athens School of Fine Arts, Athens, Greece (catalogue) 

Screen”, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
“Pratiques Abstraits. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris and Salzburg 

Dan Graham, Peter Halley, Chuck Nanney, Bill Schwartz, Dan Walsh. Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, NY

Electra. Henie Onstad Art Center, Norway 


Morceaux Choisis du Fonds National d’Art Contemporain. Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France 
Velge & Noirhomme, Brussels, Belgium
Works on Paper. Baumgartner Galleries, Washington, DC 

Transatlantica. Museo de Artes Visuales Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela 

FuoriUso ’95: Caravanserraglio Arte Contemporanea. Pescara, Italy
Caravanasary of Contemporary Art. Associazione Culturale Arte Nova, Pescara, Italy 

Piéces – Meublés. Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France 

Komix. Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, NY

Pace Prints. Ewing Gallery of Art and Architecture, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN (travelled) 

Exhibition in honor of the 30th Anniversary of the Israel Museum. Marian Goodman Gallery, New York 

Altered States. Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, MO 

Pittura Immedia, Malerei in den 90er Jahren. Landesmuseum Joanneum Graz, Klagenfurt, Austria 
It’s Only Rock and Roll. Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona 

Degrees of Abstraction: From Morris Louis to Mapplethorpe. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA 
New York Abstract. Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, LA (catalogue) 

Risarcimento. Gabinetto Disegni e Stampe Degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy 

Critiques of Pure Abstraction. (through 1997) Blaffer Gallery, Universtiy of Houston, TX; Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Canada; Sheldon Memorial Art Gallery, Lincoln, NE; Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA; Crocker Art Museum, Sacramento, CA; The Lowe Art Museum, Coral Galbles, FL; Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL; Frederick Weisman Museum, Minneapolis, MN (catalogue) 

Mesotica Pintura, the america non-representativa. Museo de Arte y Diseno Contemporaneo, San Jose, Costa Rica (catalogue) 

Open Your Heart. AIDS Resource Center’s Seventh Annual Valentine Auction, Christinerose Gallery, New York, NY

Reinventing the Emblem. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT (catalogue) 


Cross and Square Grids. Museum of Modern Art, Saitama, Japan 

Abstraction: A Tradition of Collecting in Miami. Center For the Fine Arts, Miami, FL (catalogue)
Red Windows. Benefit auction, Barneys New York, NY 

Das Americas. Luisa Strina Galeria, Sao, Paulo Brazil (catalogue) 

Elvis + Marilyn: 2 x Immortal. Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (catalogue) 

Come dire, splendori. Pontormo Rosso Gallery, Carmignano, Italy
Notational Photographs. Metro Pictures, New York, NY 

Rudiments d’un Musee Possible. Musee d’art contemporain, Geneva
Le Constanti Nell’Arte. Lia Rumma, Naples, Italy (catalogue) 

30 Years – Art in the Present Tense. Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (catalogue)

The Assertive Image: Artists of the Eighties. UCLA/Armand Hammer Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA 

The Use of Pleasure. Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA 

Punishment + Decoration. Hohenthal und Bergen, Cologne (catalogue) 

Don’t Look Now. Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY

Katarina Fritsch, Peter Halley, Hubert Kiecol, Imi Knoebel, Sherrie Levine, Richard Prince. Jablonka Galerie 


Yale Collects Yale. Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT 

Skowhegan ’93. Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, ME 

Building a Collection: The Department of Contemporary Art. The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA 
Artists’ Photographs: A Private View. Blum Helman Gallery, New York, NY 

Live in Your Head. Hochschule fur Angewandte Kunst and Galerie Metropol, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)

The Tradition of Geometric Abstraction in American Art 1930 – 1990. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY 

15th Anniversary Group Exhibition. Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA 

Drawing the Line Against AIDS. AmFAR Art Against AIDS, Venice Biennale (catalogue) 

Italia-America, L’Astrazione Ridefinita. Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, San Marino (catalogue) Regard sur une collection d’aujourd’hui. Chateau de Tanlay, Burgundy, France 

New York Painters. Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany 

Legend In My Living Room. Rhona Hoffman Gallery, New York, NY 

Wall Works. Edition Schellman, Cologne, Germany 

Works on Paper. Kohn Abrams Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Twenty Years. Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

Peter Halley, Todd Levin. Video project, Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY 

Living With Art – The Collection of Ellen & Saul Dennison. The Morris Museum, Morris, NJ 

Color. Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, NY

I Love You More Than My Own Death. Venice Biennale 

New York on Paper. Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris


Who’s Afraid of Duchamp, Minimalism, and Passport Photography? Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) 

Tattoo. Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY 

Steve di Benedetto, Scott Grodesky, Peter Halley, Steven Parrino. Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Peter Halley, Albert Oehlen, Christopher Wool. Galeria Senda, Barcelona, Spain 

Re: Framing Cartoons. Wexner Center for the Arts, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH 

The Ends of Abstraction: Selections from the Douglas S. Cramer Collection. Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA 

Terminal Instructions (From the Technocracy). Four Walls, Brooklyn, NY 

C’est pas la fin du monde. Le Musee d’Application, Rennes, France 

15th Anniversary Exhibition. Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL 

Slow Art. P.S.1 Museum, Long Island City, NY, Rubin Spangle Gallery, New York, NY

The City Influence: Ross Bleckner, Peter Halley, Jonathan Lasker. The Dayton Art Institute’s Museum of Contemporary Art at Wright State University, Dayton, OH 

Ross Bleckner, Richmond Burton, Peter Halley, Philip Taaffe. Rubenstein/Diacono Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) 

Psycho. Kunsthall, New York, NY (catalogue)

The Eighties in the Collection of la Caixa Foundation. EXPO’92, Seville, Spain 

Theoretically Yours. Regione Autonoma della Valle d’Aosta Assessorato Pubblica Instruzione, Aosta Valley, Italy


American Art of the 80’s. Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
Who Framed Modern Art or the Quantitative Life of Roger Rabbit. Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

Contemporary Art from The Collection of Jason Rubell. Duke University Art Museum, Durham, NC (catalogue) 

1991 Biennal. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (catalogue) 
“American Abstraction at the Addison. Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA; Cheekwood, Tennessee Botantical Gardens and Museum of Art, Nashville, TN; Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas; Huntsville Museum of Art, C.A.J.Memorial Gallery; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport, Rhode Island; Terra Museum of American Art, Huntington Museum of Art (catalogue) 

Metropolis. Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (catalogue) 

Paintings and Drawings. Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

Le Desert Peint. Galerie Renos Xippas, Paris (catalogue)

Anni Novanta. Galleria Communale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna (catalogue) 

Objects for the Ideal Home: The Legacy of Pop Art. The Serpentine Gallery, London 

Power: Its Myths and Mores in American Art, 1961-1991. Indianapolis Museum of Art, IN; Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA (catalogue) 

Vertigo. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris (catalogue) 

Stages of Light: Barnett Newman, Andy Warhol, Peter Halley. Galerie Jablonka, Cologne 

Art of the 1980’s: Selections from the Collection of the Eli Broad Family Foundation. Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, NC 

Conceptual Abstraction. Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) 

La Metafisica Della Luce. John Good Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue)

A Passion for Art. Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY

In anderen Raumen. Krefelder Kunstmuseen, Museen Haus Lange und Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany (catalogue)


Red. Galerie Isy Brachot, Brussells (catalogue) 

Bild und Wirklichkeit. Galerie Albrecht, Munich 

Un Art de la Distinction? Centre d’art contemporain, Abbaye Saint – Andre, Meymac, Correze, France (catalogue) 

Word as Image: American Art 1960-1990”. Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WS; Contemporay Arts Museum, Houston, TX (catalogue)

The Future of the Object. Galerie Ronnie Van de Velde, Antwerp, Belgium (catalogue)

The Kitchen Art Benefit. Curt Marcus & Leo Castelli Galleries, New York, NY

Re-Framing Cartoons. Loughelton Gallery, New York, NY

Grids. Vrej Baghoonian Gallery, New York, NY

Modern Detour: R.M. Fischer, Peter Halley, Laurie Simmons. Wiener Secession, Vienna (catalogue) The Last Decade: American Artists of the 80’s. Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY (catalogue) NonrePRESENTation. Security Pacific Corporation, Los Angeles, CA (catalogue)

Weitersehen (1980-1990). Krefelder Kunstmuseen, Museen Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany 

Mel Bochner, Peter Halley, Robert Rauschenberg. Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY

Classical Modernism: Six Generations. Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, NY

Peter Halley, Annette Lemieux, Meyer Vaisman. Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris 

Peter Halley, Jeff Koons, Meyer Vaisman. Galerie Carola Moesh, Berlin