David Schutter

Born in 1974. Lives and works in Chicago.

 

Education

2003

MFA, The University of Chicago

1996

Certificate, The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016

Gaspard’s Room, Aurel Scheibier, Berlin, Germany

Spolia, Instituto Centrale per la Grafica, Palazzo Poli, Rome, Italy

Pergamena, Magazzino, Rome, Italy

2015

Glove in Hand, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

2014

What is Not Clear Is Not French, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

2013

Rendition, Logan Center Exhibitions, The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, Chicago, curated by Monika Szewcyk

2012

David Schutter, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

Studies for Execution, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

2009

after NGS C, National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

Drafts, Sleeper, Edinburgh, Scotland

2008

Repertory, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago

2007

Sight Threads, Sense Threads, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

Afterpaintings, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2006

Afterpaintings, Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany

 

Group Exhibitions

2016

Der Funke soll in Dir sein, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin, Germany

Conversation Piece / Jackson, Kilian Rüthemann, Maaike Schoorel, David Schutter, curated by Marcello Smarrelli Memmo, Palazzo Ruspoli, Rome, Italy,

Teoria ingenua degli insiemi, curated by Cecilia Canziani and Davide Ferri Arte Contemporarea, Bologna, Italy,

Cinque Mostre, American Academy in Rome, curated by Iliaria Gianni, Rome, Italy

Wintertime, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

2015

Quiet Tremors, Kate Werble Gallery, New York

2014

Hyperions Jugend, Hammelehle und Ahrens, Cologne, Germany, curated by André Butzer

Der Kubist Marcel Duchamp mag nicht Malen, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany, curated by Michael Müller

Szalon, Logan Center Exhibitions, The Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, curated by Monika Szewcyk

Inside the Outside, Alderman Exhibitions, Chicago, curated by Joseph Grigley

2013

The Way of the Shovel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, curated by  Dieter Roelstraete

2012

House of Leaves, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England, curated by Vincent Honore

Dedicated to You, but You Weren’t Listening, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago,  curated by Christopher Wool

Entr’acte, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

The Big Picture, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

Ever Since I Put Your Picture in a Frame, 42 Carlton Place, Glasgow  International Biennale, Glasgow, Scotland, curated by Merlin James

2011

Tableaux, Le Magasin, Centre National Art d’ Contemporain, Grenoble, France, curated by Vincent Honore and Yves Aupetitallot

Twenty, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

Untitled Document, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, curated by John Henderson

2010

The Beholder’s Share, Mummery + Schnell, London, England

Arturo Herrera/David Schutter, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago+

Josephine Halvorson, Merlin James, Elizabeth Neel, David Schutter,

Amy Sillman, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

2009

Marc Handelman/David Schutter, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

shadow/existence, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

 Contemporary Chicago, David & Alfred Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, curated by Stephanie Smith

2008

Looking Back, Mireille Mosler, New York

 Can Bigfoot Get You a Beer?, Alogon Gallery, Chicago, curated by Anthony Elms

2007

Max durchfahrtshöe, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin, Germany

Sections, Paul Kotula Projects, Detroit

2006

Scott Fife, Robyn O’Neil, David Schutter, Scott Wolniak, Valerie Carberry Gallery, Chicago

International Atelier Programm, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

2005

Bevy, Revolution Gallery, Detroit

2004

New and Recent Works, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago

 Is One Thing Better Than Another?, Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany

Mike Kelley Selects, Detroit Artist Market, Detroit, curated by Mike Kelley

 

 Books, Catalogues, & Exhibition Publications

2017

TBA, (book) texts by Barry Schwabsky and Dieter Roelstraete, University of   Chicago Press

2016

Spolia, Instituto Centrale, per la Grafica, Rome, (catalogue) published by Aurel  Scheibler

2013

The Way of the Shovel, (book), edited by Dieter Roelstraete, University of  Chicago Press

Rendition, Logan Center Exhibitions, The David And Reva Logan Center for the  Arts at the University of Chicago, (exhibition essay and foldout poster),  text by Monika Szewczyk

2011

Tableaux, Le Magazin – Centre National d’Art Contemporain, (exhibition  booklet with artist interviews) by Yves Aupetitallot and Vincent Honore

2010

Arturo Herrera/David Schutter, (catalogue), Tony Wight Gallery, texts by Seth  Brodsky, Anthony Elms, Darby English, Josiah McElheny, and Diane Williams

2009

after NGS C, (exhibition essay and foldout), National Gallery of Art, Scotland,  text by Keith Hartley

Frieze Yearbook 2008-09, artist page with text and color reproduction

2007

David Schutter/ Sight Threads, Sense Threads (catalogue), Aurel Scheibler,  text by Mark Gisbourne and artist interview by Hamza Walker, published  by Aurel Scheibler

Detroit: Telegraph, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Issue 2, Lynn Crawford, Ed., Hartmut Austen, Guest Editor, (journal), published by MOCAD, color reproduction

2006

David Schutter/ Afterpaintings: Recollected Works from the Gemäldegalerie (catalogue), Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, texts by  Lorraine Daston and Bernd Lindemann, published by SMBK Berlin

New American Paintings, (group exhibition in print) edited by Carl Belz,  Director Emeritus, Rose Museum of Art, Brandeis University, published by Open Studios Press

2005

New American Paintings, (group exhibition in print) edited by Dominic Molon, Curator, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, published by Open Studios Press

 

Bibliography

Marta Silvi, Critic’s Pick, review, Cinque Mostre, Artforum, 3/19/2016

Marta Silvi, Critic’s Pick, review, Teoria ingenua degli insiemi, Artforum, 3/17/2016

Clara Ollier, review, Droste Effect, March 2016

Federico Florian, review, Cura, March 2016

Elena Bordignon, interview, Conversation Piece / Maaike Schoorel and David Schutter, ATP Diary, 3/01/2016

Domenico Russo, review, ArtTribune, February 2016

Fabiola Naldi, review, Teoria ingenua degli insiemi, Flash Art, No. 326, March/April 2016

Lorenzo Madaro, review, Flash Art Italia, February 2016

Maria Pozzati, La Maratona delle Gallerie, Corriere di Bologna, 01/30/2016

Susan Tallman, Gray Matter: David Schutter, Art in Print, volume 5, number 4, 2015

Matt Morris, Daniel Buren’s Expo and the Conceptual Abstraction that Accompanies, New City, 09/19/2015

Rose-Marie Gropp, review, Der Lohn der Langen Wege, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung,     05/02/2015

Rose-Marie Gropp, review, Magnetische Attraktionen und atomare Geheimnisse, Die Welt, 05/01/2015

(photo essay), Telefonkritzeleien von Profis, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung,  04/26/2015

Roberta Smith, 15 Group Shows Not to Miss: Art Exhibitions from Chelsea to the Lower   

East Side, New York Times, 01/29/15

Josephine Halvorson, David Schutter: The Lingua Franca of Painterliness, Afterall, Fall, 2014

Ara Merjian, review, Frieze, Issue 166, Fall 2014

Matt Morris, Top 5 Painting Coups 2014, New City, 12/24/2014

Inge Pett, “Der Kubist Marcel Duchamp mag nicht malen” in Galerie Thomas Schulte, Art in Berlin, 08/24/2014

Steve Ruiz, review, Daily Serving, 05/28/2014

Alan Pocaro, review, Newcity, 05/19/2014

Ara Merjian, Josephine Halvorson, Frieze, Issue 163, 2014

Steven Zevitas, Must See Painting Shows: April 2014, Huffington Post, 04/02/2014

Tom McGrath, “The Unreality Principle”Josephine Halvorson: Facings, catalogue essay, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, 2014

Claudine Ise, review, Chicago Tribune, 01/16/2014

Dieter Roelstraete, Field Notes, The Way of the Shovel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago/University of Chicago Press, 2013

Dieter Roelstraete, David Schutter, The Way of the Shovel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago/University of Chicago Press, 2013

Monika Szewczyk, Rendition, exhibition essay, Logan Center Exhibitions, The David and  Reva Logan Center for the Arts at the University of Chicago, 2013

Roberta Smith, review/Critic’s Pick, New York Times, July 20-27, 2012

Steven Zevitas, 10 Must See Painting Shows: Summer 2012, Huffington Post, 07/10/2012

Roberta Smith, Like Watching Painting Thrive: In Five Chelsea Galleries, the State of  Painting, New York Times, 06/29/12

David Cohen, review/Art Critical Pick, Art Critical, June 2012

Steven Zevitas, Must See Painting Shows: June/Publishers Pick, New American Paintings, 06/07/12

Yves Aupetitallot, Interview with David SchutterTableaux exhibition booklet, Le Magazin –  Centre National d’Art Contemporain, 2011

Magali Lesauvage, Les Tableaux au Magasin de Grenoble, Mouvement, 06/23/11

Patricia Maincent, Enquete de matieres et d’espaces, la peinture sort du cadre avec  tableaux, Standard Press, No. 36, 2011

Lean-Louis Roux, Vous voyez d’icile tableau?, Les Affinches, pp. 160-61, July, 2011

Nicholas Ostoff, review, fNews Magazine, 08/31/11

Netrice Gaskins, review, Art21 Magazine, 09/09/10

Anthony Elms, “Something that I thought I wasn’t supposed to be thinking about” (talking points)Arturo Herrera/ David Schutter, catalogue essay, 2010

Darby English, “The Pleasures of Turbidity”Arturo Herrera/ David Schutter, catalogue essay, 2010

Bruce Sterling, “Art-Museum Futurism”, Wired Magazine, 02/04/10

Keith Hartley, “after NGS C”, exhibition essay, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, exhibition essay, November 2009

Patrick Elliot, “Hanging Matters”, Map Magazine, issue 20, Winter 2009/10

Christiane Meixner, “Paint it Black”, Tagesspiel, 08/15/09

Shamim M. Momin, “Repertory”Repertory, catalogue essay, Tony Wight Gallery, 2009

Matthew Jesse Jackson, “Conversation in David Schutter’s Studio”Repertory, catalogue, dialogue with Ara Merjian, Tony Wight Gallery, 2009

Ara Merjian, “Conversation in David Schutter’s Studio”Repertory, catalogue dialogue with Matthew Jesse Jackson, Tony Wight Gallery, 2009

Angus Trumble, “Constable’s Cloud Studies”Repertory, Tony Wight Gallery, Catalogue  forward, 2009

Joseph R. Wolin, review, Time Out New York, Issue 698, February 12-18, 2009

Naomi Ekperigin, “The Brutal Line”, Drawing, Winter 2009

Jeremy Biles, review, Chicago Artist News, February 2009

Sally O’Reilly, Artists/David Schutter, Frieze Yearbook 2008-09

Tim Ridlen, review, New City, 12/04/08

Hamza Walker, “Hamza Walker and David Schutter in Conversation”Sight Threads, Sense Threads, Aurel Scheibler, catalogue interview, 2007

Mark Gisbourne, “Meditations in Due Season”Sight Threads, Sense Threads, Aurel Scheibler, catalogue essay, 2007

Vincent Carducci, review, Art in America, November 2007

Anthony Elms, review, Art Papers, May/June 2007

Dominic Molon, The Instability of Memory: David Schutter’s Paintings after Works from the Gemäldegalerie Berlin, New Artist/New Work series, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, exhibition essay, March 2007

Alan Artner, review, Chicago Tribune, 03/09/07

Margaret Hawkins, review, Chicago Sun Times, 04/13/07

Ruth Lopez, Critic’s Pick, Time Out Chicago, March 15, 2007

Garin Pirnia, review, New City, 03/08/07

Susan Snodgrass, “Window of Opportunity”, Art in America, January 2007

Stephanie Smith, “Drawing as Process in Contemporary Art”, Tableau, Autumn, 2006 Lorraine Daston, “Kunstgetreu“Afterpaintings, Gemäldegalerie, SMPK, Berlin,

catalogue essay, 2006

Bernd Lindemann, “Forward”Afterpaintings, Gemäldegalerie, SMPK, Berlin, catalogue essay, 2006

Ruth Lopez, review, Art News, November 2006

Glenn Mannisto, review, Metro Times Detroit, 10/29/06

Nick Sousanis, review, The Detroiter.com, 11/15/06

Thomas Lindemann, “Erstmals ist in der Gemäldegalerie abstract Kuns“t, Die Welt  am Sonntag, 06/18/06

Thomas Lindemann, “Gemäldegalerie: Noch mal ganz neu“, Berliner Morgenpost, 06/26/06

Iona Vereleanu, review, Exberliner Magazine, July 2006

Jessica Lee, Editor’s Letter, New American Paintings, edition #59, 2005

Marsha Miro, review, Metro Times Detroit, 06/16/04

Keri Guten Cohen, review, Detroit Free Press, 06/20/04

 

Honors & Grants

2015

Rome Prize, American Academy in Rome

Samuel Hunter Artist Purchase Fund Award, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University

2009

Individual Artist Fellowship, Illinois Arts Council

2008

Randolph Cliff Artist Residency, National Gallery of Art, Scotland

2005

International Studio Program Residency, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

German Chancellor Fellowship, Humboldt Grant, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany

2000

Fulbright Grant, Denmark Studio Residency, Nyholm Foundation, Silkeborg, Denmark

 

Collections

Rose Museum of Art, Brandeis University, Waltham

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

David & Alfred Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, Chicago

Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia

Gilbert & Lila Silverman Collection, Detroit

National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

Cliff Study Collection, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

David Roberts Art Foundation, London, England

Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy

Instituto Centrale per la Grafica, Rome, Italy

Kupferstichkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany

Asger Jorn Museum, Silkeborg, Denmark

 

Curating

2013

Other Modernisms: Serge Charchoune (1889-1975), The David & Alfred Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago, co-curated with Merlin James

Duchamp, Dada, Paris, The David & Alfred Smart Museum of Art at the  University of Chicago, co-curated with Merlin James from the permanent collection of the museum to accompany the Charchoune exhibition.

2008

The Brutal Line: Drawing Death, Being, & Becoming, The David & Alfred Smart  Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

 

Writing

2014

Disappearing Into Speech, Phillip Guston, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin Germany

2012

A Picture, Restlessly Unbecoming, Arturo Herrera: Series, Holtzworth Publications, Berlin, Germany

 

Lectures and Talks

Gemäldegalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany

Galleria Nazionale D’Arte Antica in Palazzo Corsini, Rome, Italy

American Academy in Rome, Italy

Chiesa Santa Lucia all Badia, Siracusa, Sicily

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

Scotland National Gallery of Art, Scotland

University of Oxford, England

Harvard University

Cornell University

Syracuse University

The University of Chicago

The Art Institute of Chicago

The David & Alfred Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago

The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago