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Michael Bevilacqua

New York, New York

M I C H A E L   B E V I L A C Q U A

Born in 1966
Lives and works in New York City


Education

1988-1991 
Long Beach State University, Long Beach, CA, USA

1988-1992 
Santa Barbara City College, Santa Barbara, CA, USA

1986 
Cambridge College of Art and Technology, Cambridge, Great Britain


Solo Exhibitions

2013
"RADIO amnesia: A survey of works on paper 1997-2013", Gering & Lopez, New York, NY
"Deciphering Scars", Randall Scott Projects, Washington D.C.

2012
"An Ideal for Living", Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, NY
"Ceremony", Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
"Factory to Factory", Peter Amby Gallery, New York, NY

2011
"Catastrophe Ballet", The Flat - Massimo Carasi, Milan, Italy

2010
"Placebo Effect", Gering & Lopez, New York, NY
"Amphetamine Logic", Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009
"The Rogue", Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
Galeria SENDA, Barcelona, Spain
"Corrosions of Conformity", Gering & Lopez, New York, NY
"Corrosions of Conformity", Massimo Carasi - The Flat, Milan, Italy

2008
"Fatasiamnesia", Faurschou Beijing, China

2007
"Remains of the Day", Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark
"The Poison Apple", Massimo Carasi/The Flat, Milan, Italy
"Drawing under the influence: Fables of the reconstruction", Chelsea Art Museum, New York, USA

2005
"Michael Bevilacqua", Louisiana Contemporary. Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
"Black Studio", Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark
"Surface to Air", Deitch Projects, New York, USA

2004 
"Beyond and Back", Deitch Projects, New York, USA

2003 
"Vinyl Distraction", Colette, Paris, France 
"Happy Nightmare Baby", Galleri Faurschou, Copenhagen, Denmark

2002 
"Homegrown", Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2001 
"High-Speed Gardening", Fredericks Freiser Gallery, New York City, USA 

1999 
"Urban Hymns", Jessica Fredericks Gallery, New York City, USA

1997 
"What Is It That Is The Worm Inside of You?", Jessica Fredericks Gallery, New York City


Selected Group Exhibitions

2013
"Drawing Without Drawing", Galerie Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin, Germany
"Silhouette", Blackburn 20/20 Gallery, New York, NY

2012
"Color or Colour…", Charles Bank Gallery, New York, NY
"The Flat—Massimo Carasi", Milan, Italy
"Supergrass", Bloom Projects, New York, NY
"Disorder", Kravets Wehby Gallery, New York, NY
"Untitled no.1," Randall Scott Projects, Washington D.C.

2011
"Masters of Reality", Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, NY

2010
"Celebration", The Museum Alex Mylona – Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
"No Vacany", The Butcher's Daughter, Ferndale, MI 
"The Incomplete", Galerie Jean Luc & Takako Richard, Paris, France
Galeria SENDA, Barcelona, Spain

2009
"Just what is it that makes today's painting so different, so appealing?", Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, NY
Hydra School Projects Art Walk, Hydra, Greece
"Bloodsport: The Illusion of Abstract Gambling", Hydra School Projects at Remap 2, Athens, Greece
"No Longer Empty", New York, NY

2008
"Whatever is Whatever", Hydra Project, Curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis, Hydra, Greece

2007
"POPcentric", Gering Lopez Gallery, New York, New York
"Dark Victory", Ileana Tounta Contemporary, Athens, Greece

2006
"Songs for Sale", Deitch Projects, New York, USA 

2005 
"Looking at Words", Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
"Translation", Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
"New York City Bling Bling", Cinema a Luci Rosse, Modena, Italy
"Still", Sandra Gering Gallery, New York, USA

2004 
"Monument to Now", Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
"Crosscurrents at the Century's End: Selections from the Neuberger Berman Art Collection", various sites
"Commodities Celebrities Death & Disaster", Salina Art Centre, Salina, Kansas, USA

2002
"The Passion of the Good Citizen", ex art C.P., New York, USA
"The Dubrow Biennial", Kagan Martos Gallery

2001 
"New Acquisitions from the Dakis Joannou Collection", Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece

2000 
"Drawings and Photographs", Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, USA
"Reconfiguration", Danese Gallery, New York, USA

1999 
"Pleasure Dome", Jessica Frederiks Gallery, New York, USA

1998 
"Accelerator", Southhampton City Art Gallery/Arnolfini, Bristol/Oldham Art Gallery, GB
"Painting, Now and Forever Part I", Matthew Marks Gallery and Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, USA
"Pop Surrealism", The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, USA
"More Fake, More Real, Yet Even Closer", Castle Gallery (curated by Robert Evren), College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, USA
"21st Anniversary Benefit Art Auction", The New York Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, USA

1997 
"New American Talent: The Thirteenth Exhibition", The University of North Texas Art Gallery (chosen by Robert Storr), Denton, USA

1996 
"The Most Important Thing in The World": Oasis vs. Blur and the Artists Who Rock The Alternative Arts Fair (curated by Bill Arning), New York, USA

1995 
"It's Only Rock and Roll", The Phoenix Art Museum (curated by David Rubin), Phoenix, USA

1994 
"Page 5", 450 Broadway Gallery (curated by Elizabeth Olbert), New York, USA

1993 
"Friendly (with Friends)", Dooley Le Capellaine Gallery, New York, USA

1992 
"Industrial Heroes", Vernon Space (curated by Laura Howe), Los Angeles, USA 


Public Collections

Louisiana, Humlebaek, Denmark
Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway 
Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX, USA
Neuberger Berman , New York, USA
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco, California, USA
Orange County Museum of Art, California, USA
Mitsuni Collection Tokyo, Japan


Bibliography

"Michael Bevilacqua. Drawing Under the Influence. Fables of the Reconstruction", ed. Manon Slome, Chelsea Art Museum, New York, 2007
"Bevilacqua", ed.: Michael Juul Holm, Louisiana, Denmark 2005
"Bevilacqua. Vinyl Distraction", Colette/Deitch Projects, Paris/New York 2003
"Bevilacqua", The New Yorker, February 19 & 26, 2001
Brown, Cecily, "Painting Epiphany", Flash Art, May-June, 1998
Caniglia, Julie, "Openings", Artforum, May, 1999
Connelly, Kevin, "Logocentric", The New Yorker, December 28, 1998 & January 4, 1999
Ebony, David, "Michael Bevilacqua at Jessica Fredericks", Art in America, June 1998
Ebony, David, "David Ebony’s New York Top Ten", ArtNet, September 1997
Farquaharson, Alex, "Accelerator", Frieze, June/July/August, 1999
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Gregos, Katerina, "New York Now", Contemporary Visual Arts, Issue #34, 2001
Grifin, Tim, "Michael Bevilacqua: What Is It That Is The Worm Inside of You?", Time Out, September 11-18, 1997
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Johnson, Ken, "Art Briefs", The New Yorker, September 19, 1997
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Yablonsky, L., "Downtown Armory: Surviving the Growing Pains", Art & Auction, April, 2001
Zimmer, W., "7 Artists Integrate Color and Rudeness", The New York Times, January 10., 1999
Zoo, Issue 3, Purple Press, London, England, 1999

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