MATTHEW PILLSBURY BIOGRAPHY


Matthew Pillsbury



 

Born                    Neuilly, France, 1973

Nationality          American

Active / Lives      New York, New York

Education            2004   School of Visual Arts, New York, New York, Master of Fine Art

                              1995   Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art (Cum laude with distinction)

                              1991   École Alsacienne, Paris, France, Baccalaureate in History and Economics (with honors)


Solo Exhibitions  


                             2014  New Work, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, New York


                                        City Stages: A Decade of Photographs, Aperture Gallery, New York City

                                        Matthew Pillsbury: Platinum Prints, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan   

 

              2012   City Stages, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, New York

                                         City Stages, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia

         New Work, Douglas Udell Gallery Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

                         New Work, Douglas Udell Gallery Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

              2011   Matthew Pillsbury, Galerie Hiltawsky, Berlin, Germany

 

              2009   An American in the City of Light, FIAF Gallery, New York, New York

                         Elapsed, Wouter Van Leeuwen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

                         Matthew Pillsbury, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

                         Matthew Pillsbury, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

                         Screen Lives, Alcatel Exhibition, Paris, France           

 

             2008   Matthew Pillsbury, Douglas Udell Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

                        Elapsed, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, New York

                                       Matthew Pillsbury, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia

 

             2007   London, Michael Hoppen Gallery, London, England

                        Time Frame, Phillips de Pury Gallery, New York, New York

                                       Time Frame, La Galerie Baudoin Lebon, Paris, France

                                       Time Frame, Galerie le Reverbere, Lyon, France

                       Time Frame, El Teatro Circo Price, Madrid Spain

                       Matthew Pillsbury: Screen Lives, M+B Gallery, Los Angeles, California

 

 

                           2006    Matthew Pillsbury, Galerie Negulesco, Munich, Germany

                                      Time Frame, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, New York

 

            2005   Screen Lives, Galleria Valentina Moncada, Rome, Italy

                       Screen Lives, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

                       Hours, Jackson Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia

 

                           2004   Screen Lives, Michael Hoppen, London, England

                                      Screen Lives, Douglas Udell Gallery, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

                      Screen Lives, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, New York

 

 Group Exhibitions

 

            2011   The Interior World, Danziger Gallery, New York, New York

                                      Winter Show, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC, Canada

 

            2010   The Museum of Unnatural History, ClampArt, New York, New York

      Versus, Hous Projects, New York, New York

 

           2008   Photographic Figures, Museum of Fine Art, Boston, Massachusetts

     Through the Looking Glass, Glenbow Museum of Art, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

                                     Keeping Time:  Cycle and Duration in Contemporary Photography, The Photographic Resource Center, Boston, Massachusetts

                                     Interiors, Fifty-One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp, Belgium

     Isn't It Romantic, KMR Arts, Washington, Connecticut

 

          2007   Evolution, Photo Biennale, Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou, China        

     A New Reality: Black and White Photography in Contemporary Art from the Arthur and Ann Goldstein Collection, Jane Voorhees     Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey

                                     Degrees of Separation - A Portrait Show, PEER Gallery, New York, New York

                                     Mystery:  Photography and Video, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, New York, New York     

                                     The Sir Elton John Photography Collection,  Pinchuk Art Center, Kiev, Ukraine

                                     Photographies Contemporaines:  les Lauréats de la Fondation

                     HSBC pour la Photographie, Les Recontres d'Arles, Arles, France

                     Participating in Exposure, Douglas Udell Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

                         

 

        2007     Ingenuity - Photography and Engineering 1846-2006, Calouste  Gulbenkain Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal

                                    The City Through the Lens, Miller-Block Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

                                    Making and Finding, The Foundation To-Life, Mount Kisco, New York

                                    The Hearst Tower Art Portfolio, The Hearst Building Gallery, New York, New York

                                    Ingenuity - Photography and Engineering 1846-2006, BOZAR Cente for Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium

    Die Liebe zum Licht, Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany

 

       2006     20/30 Vision: An Anniversary Celebration, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, New York


    Under the Influence: The Photographic Homage, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

               

                   Die Liebe zum Licht, Kunstmuseum Celle, Celle, Germany


                   Harkening to a Muse, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver British Columbia, Canada


                   Die Liebe zum Licht, Staedtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst, Germany

                                   Vancouver 20 Years:  A Celebration Group Show, Douglas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

                                   Temples of Knowledge and Culture, Shorenstein LLC, New York New York

                                   Joint Venture, Pence Gallery, University of California, Davis, California

                                   New Art. New York: Reflections of the Human Condition, Hangar 7, Salzburg, Austria

 

      2005      On View: Photographing the Museum, Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York, New York

                                    New Art. New York:  Reflections of the Human Condition, Trierenberg   AG Gallery, Traun, Austria

                    Contemporary Group Show, Michael Hoppen Gallery, London, England

                                   20 Years Anniversary Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire

 

                     2004      Fifty-Seven on Fifty Seventh, Bonni Benrubi Gallery, New York, New York

                                   Crossroads of Desire: 100 Years of Times Square, AXA Gallery, New York, New York

 

 

Permanent Collections

           

The Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas

Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York

The Library of Congress, Washington DC

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York

Musee du Louvre, Paris, France

The Carol and Arthur Goldberg Foundation, New York, New York

CIBC Collection, New York, New York

Citibank Collection, New York, New York

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio

Sir Elton John Photography Collection, Atlanta, Georgia

Foundation HSBC Pour La Photographie, Paris, France

Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson Collection, New York, New York

The Glenow Art Museum, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Grover Collection, Hartford, Connecticut

Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York

Hallmark Photographic Collection, Kansas City, Missouri

High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia

Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire

International Center of Photography, New York, New York

JGS / Stein Collection, New York, New York

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California           

The Natural History Museum, London, England

The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri

Pfizer, New York, New York

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California

The Tate Modern, London, England

The Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England

The Yale University Art Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut

 



Monographs - solo


                City Stages; Matthew Pillsbury, October 2013, Aperture Foundation

 

Time Frame; Matthew Pillsbury  (Essay by Alain Sayag, hardbound, 94 plates) 2007, Actes Sud


 

 

Monographs and Catalogs - shared



              The Photographers 2012, 2012, Chris Beetles Gallery



              Myths and Realities, 2012, School of Visual Arts



              Betrayal Portrayal, 2012, Santa Monica Museum of Art



              The Games: Inspiring Images, 2012, Lens On Twelve



              Visionaire Sixty: Religion, 2011, Visionaire



              Future Images, 2009, Molta Cultura



              Ingenuity, 2007, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation


Publications (selected)

 

2011 porfolio by Matthew Pillsbury, New York Magazine, December 12th 2012

What goes around- Look by Matthew Pillsbury, The New York Times Magazine,  November 27th 2011

Photography : Matthew Pillsbury Exhibition Review, The New York Sun, April 21, 2008

Une Nuit au Poste, Liberation, March 12, 2008

                Glow: Photographs by Matthew Pillsbury; LA Weekly, February, 14, 2007

Fuzzy Photos Make Strong Images; Exhibition review by Sharon Mitoz: WIRED News, January 30, 2007

Matthew Pillsbury at Bonni Benrubi, Review by Edward Leffingwell Art in America, October 2006     

                About Town; Matthew Pillsbury, exhibition review by Vince Aletti,  The New Yorker, May 22, 2006

Il dinosaura va al museo nelle foto d'arte di Pillsbury La Repubblica, Roma, Italia, 10 febbraio, 2006

PDN's 30 emerging photographers to watch  Photo District News, March 2005

 "20 Year Anniversary exhibition Catalog, Hood Museum of Art,  2005

"Exhibition Review"; Art Papers May 2005

                "Matthew Pillsbury: Screen Lives"  Interview by Kev Rice & Dave Smith; Next Level, Edition 02, Volume 03

                Eyemazing, Winter 2004

                "Matthew Pillsbury";Exhibition Review. The Edmonton Journal, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, November 14th, 2004

After Hours- A portfolio by Matthew Pillsbury, The New York Times Magazine,  October 24th, 2004

"Show World:  Matthew Pillsbury";  Review by Vince Aletti, The Village Voice; July 7-13, 2004

"Art" Exhibition review, The New York Sun; Tuesday, July 6th, 2004

Wired Magazine, May 2004

 

           

Awards

 

PDN Magazine's Top 30 Photographers of 2005

                2007, Fondation HSBC pour la Photographie

 

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