Peter Halley

Peter Halley Exhibited at The Saatchi Gallery

Peter Halley
Prisons in Context


Acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, and Roll-a-Tex on unprimed canvas

160 x 645.2 cm
Peter Halley
Yellow and Black Cells with Conduit


Acrylic, fluorescent, acrylic, Flashe, and Roll-a-Tex on canvas

106.7 x 182.9 cm
Peter Halley
Rectangular Cell with Triple Conduit


Acrylic, fluorescent, acrylic, and Roll-a-Tex on canvas

172.2 x 284.5 cm
Peter Halley
Before and After I


Acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, and Flashe on canvas

152 x 330.2 cm
Peter Halley
Yellow Prison with Orange Background


Acrylic, fluorescent, acrylic, and Roll-a-Tex on canvas

138 x 160 cm
Peter Halley


Acrylic, Flashe, and Roll-a-Tex on canvas

184.5 x 205 cm
Peter Halley
White Cell with Conduit


Acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, Flashe, and Roll-a-Tex on canvas

147.5 x 285 cm
Peter Halley
Two Conduits


Acrylic, fluorescent acrylic, and Flashe on canvas

176.5 x 279.4 cm

Peter Halley's Biography

Born in 1953, New York, NY
Lives and works in New York, NY


Since 2000, Museé D'Art Moderne, Saint Étienne Métropole, France (catalogue)
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki (catalogue)

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

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

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


Forty Years of Contemporary Art: Massimo Minini 1973-2013, La Triannale di Milano, Milan
Wall Works, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
Jew York, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York
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
Edge, Order, Rupture, Galerie Lelong, New York
Pasión II, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Málaga, Spain
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut
The Bigger Picture, The Artist’s Institute, New York, curated by Haim Steinbach
Abstraction Manifeste, Le Quartier, centre d’art contemporain de Quimper, France
Geometric Abstraction, Pace Prints, New York

The Geometric Unconscious: A Century of Abstraction, Sheldon Museum of Art, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
Sense of Colors, Keitelman Gallery, Brussels
Extended Minimalism, Galeria Javier Lopez, Madrid
Cellblock I & II, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
HEUTE. MALEREI, Kunstmuseum Kloster Unser Lieben Frauen Magdeburg, Magdeburg, Germany (catalogue)
Conceptual Abstraction, Hunter College Art Galleries, New York (catalogue)
ReFocus: Art of the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Jacksonville, FL
1980 - Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Contemporary Paintings: 1960 to the Present, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
The Bewildered Image: American Painters from the 1980s, Patricia Low Contemporary,Geneva
A. Abstr_Action, Galerija Contra, Koper, Slovenia
Plastic Alphabet, Dean’s Gallery, MIT School of Management, Cambridge, MA
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

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
VaXiNation, 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
Group Show, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, Russia
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'gue)
Abstract Vision, Thomas Ammas, Paul 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 DaimlerChrysler Collection,” DaimlerChrysler 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”, xx museum, xx town, 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 DaimlerChrysler 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 DaimlerChrysler, 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