Selected works by Sean Raspet

Sean Raspet


Acrylic paint, plastic, hair-gel, lobster claw, resin, plexiglass

129.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm
Sean Raspet


Plastic, acrylic paint, vinyl banners, photocopies, steel chain and steel tubing

366 x 330.2 x 152.4 cm
Sean Raspet
The Bell Jar (and detail)


Magazine clippings, vinyl banner, lenticular photographs, magazine, hair gel, plexiglass

Dimensions variable 213.4 x 122 x 122 cm
Sean Raspet
Untitled (2 views)


Plexi-glass, hair gel, paint

30.5 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm
Sean Raspet
The Ones We Work For


67 printed commercial vinyl banners, electrical conduit pipe, zinc-plated chain

Dimensions variable

Sean Raspet's Biography

Born in 1981, Washington, D.C.
Lives and works in New York and San Francisco


Structure, The Artist’s Institute, Hunter College, New York , NY
Receptor-Building Variations, Bridget Donahue, New York, NY

Magician Space, Beijing, China

Soylent R&D Promotional Trade Show Booth, Frieze New York Art Fair

Arche Apeiron, Minibar, Stockholm, Sweden (with Eva Löfdahl)
Calculus of Negligence, Room East, New York, NY (with Marte Eknæs)
Xyzzy, Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, CA (with Kelly Akashi)
Deformulation, Société, Berlin, Germany

Residuals, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Untitled (Registration/PIN: G0009296/78GY76DM; G0009297/99ER43TB; G0009298/39ZL54SJ), New Galerie, New York, NY
New Flavors and Fragrances, New Galerie, Paris, France

Entity∆: Advance Viewing (featuring 2Registration::(ÒUntz’tled (Police Incident (7[c])) 6, (((2007-2012) 2007-2011. Ó) Ó) 2012) 2012 – 2013), Appendix Project Space, Portland, OR
Société, Berlin, Germany

Untitled (Sublet), Bund Deutscher Architekten, Berlin, Germany

Max Hans Daniel, Berlin.

As If Written In, The Kitchen, New York
20/02, Max Hans Daniel, Berlin

A Brief History, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami
The Generations, Daniel Reich Gallelry, Chelsea Hotel, Space NY
The Ones We Work For, Daniel Reich Gallery New York

A Modest Proposal, Daniel Reich Gallery at the Frieze Art Fair, London


Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL (forthcoming)

Genre-Nonconforming: The DIS Edutainment Network, de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
What’s Up Doc?, curated by Pierre-Alexandre and Charles Teyssou, New Galerie, Paris, France
99 Cents or Less, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
Heart of the Tin Man, M Woods Museum, Beijing, China

Vinny Dotolo Summer Group Show, M+B, Los Angeles, CA
War Games (curated by Benjamin Godsill), Moran Bondaroff, Detroit, MI
Not in the Berlin Biennale, Berlin Biennale 2016, Berlin, Germany
ESPERANTO, curated by CURA, Rowing Projects, London, UK

1,000 Islands, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
Office Space, YBCA, San Francisco, CA
In the Flesh Part l: Subliminal Substances, Martos Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
PAVILLON DE L’ESPRIT NOUVEAU 2.0, The Swiss Institute, New York, NY
Take Me (I’m Yours), Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France
…Looking down at myself from the second floor of an Italian restaurant in the Catskills…,American Medium, Brooklyn, NY
Any Human Measure, M + B Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
DIDING – An Interior That Remains an Exterior?, Künstlerhaus KM–, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Austria
Castles Burning, Room East, New York, NY

Passive Collect,Chin’s Push, Los Angeles, CA
Scars of Our Revolution,Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Strauss Bourque-LaFrance, Caitlin Keogh, Sean Raspet, Pam Lins, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
The Stuff That Dreams Are Made Of, C L E A R I N G, New York, NY
+/-, The Artist’s Institute, New York, NY

Time Machine, M-ARCO Foundation, Marseille, France
Digital Infinity, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Rematerialized, New York Gallery/New Galerie, New York, NY
Brand Innovations for Ubiquitous Authorship, organized by Eva and Franco
Mattes, Carroll/Fletcher, London, UK

Brand Innovations for Ubiquitous Authorship, organized by Artie Vierkant, Higher Pictures, New York, NY
Domino Effect, Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium
Motion, Seventeen Gallery, London, UK
In Practice: You never look at me from the place from which I see you, Sculpture Center, New York, NY
Images Rendered Bare, Vacant, Recognizable, Stadium, New York, NY
Jannic Yoray, Jeanette Mundt, Sean Raspet, Gruppenausstellung 3, Société, Berlin, Germany
Synthetic Vertigo, Elaine, Basel, Switzerland
BCC#8, Control Room, Los Angeles, CA

Forms and Inflections, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Untitled Document, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL
Discursive Arrangements, or Stubbornly Persistent Illusions, Klaus Von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York, NY

A Relative Expanse, (curated by Maxwel G. Graham), Renwick Gallery, New York
The Morning News, (curated by Lumi Tan), BE-PART Contemporary Art Center, Waregem, Belgium

RU-486 Artisterium, (curated by Benjamin Godsill), T’bilisi, Republic of Georgia
Exhibition, 211 Elizabeth St., New York
Convention, (curated by Ruba Katrib), MOCA Miami
If the Dogs are Barking, Artist’s Space, New York
To One Whose Love was Service, with Amir Mogharabi, Daniel Reich Gallery
1999, Ten Year Anniversary Show, China Art Objects, Los Angeles
A Starting Point: Intrude Art & Life 366, (retrospective exhibition selected from projects over the past year), Zendai MOMA, Shanghai

Intrude: Art & Life 366, Zendai MOMA, Shanghai
Palm Beach Biennial, Gavlak, West Palm Beach
PDF (curated by Summer Guthry, Lumi Tan and Nicholas Weist), Various Locations
Without Walls, Museum 52, New York
Poster Project, Nine Things, Frankfurt
Whitney ISP Studio Practice Exhibition, New York

Ilya Lipkin, Sean Raspet, Ned Vena, Cohan and Leslie, New York
Untitled (Perfect Lovers), BC Project Room, New York
The Way Things Are, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
Inaugural Exhibition, Museum 52, New York

Frisbee, Poster Project, Miami

Cynisme, Atelier Ford, Geneva

Cardboard Motherboard, Numbers Gallery, London

RISD Senior Thesis Exhibition, Providence, RI
The Untrained Orchestra (Collaboration with Shakeeb abu Hamdan), Great Hall, Goldsmiths College, London
Woods Gerry Invitational Exhibition, Providence, RI

Our Horrible/Fantastic Universe, Small Hall Cinema, Goldsmiths College, London

Sno Van, Room 168, Goldsmiths College, London Show, New Cross, London
The Dissolution of Walls, Providence Arcade, Providence