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PETER SAUL
Biography

PETER SAUL

1934      
Born in San Francisco

1950      
Attends California School of Fine Arts

1952      
Attends Washington University School of Fine Arts of St. Louis

1956      
Moves to Europe. Lives in Holland, Paris, and Rome

1964      
Returns to the United States, settles in California
Receives Art in America “New Talent” Award
Receives Copley Foundation Award 

1975      
Moves to upstate New York

1981      
Professor, University of Texas at Austin (through 2000) 

2000      
Moves to New York City

2001     
Academy Award for Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Peter Saul, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
Fake News, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Peter Saul, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg

2016     
You Better Call Saul, Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Inc., Moscow
Some Terrible Problems, Michael Werner Gallery, London

2015      
Mary Boone Gallery, New York
Hall Art Foundation, Vermont
Some Crazy Pictures, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
From Pop to Punk: Peter Saul, Paintings from the 60’s and 70’s, Venus Over Manhattan, New York

2014      
Figaro, The Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery Met, Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center, New York 

2013      
Holy Moly, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
Neptune and the Octopus Painter, VW (VeneKlasen/Werner), Berlin
Mary Boone Gallery, New York

2012      
Fondation Salomon Art Contemporain, Alex, France
Mary Boone Gallery, New York

2011      
Stupid Arguments, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago

2010      
Fifty Years of Painting, Haunch of Venison, New York
Sheer Terror, Nolan Judin, Berlin 

2009      
David Nolan Gallery, New York
Praz-Delavallade, Paris
Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans

2008      
Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia
Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach

2007      
Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva

2006      
David Nolan Gallery, New York
Leo Koenig Gallery, New York

2005      
Peintures, 1985–2005, Musée Paul Valèry, Sète, France

2004      
Homage to Dalì, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Suburbia: Paintings and Drawings, 1965-69, George Adams Gallery, New York 

2003      
Drawings, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, California

2002      
Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne
The Sixties, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva

2000      
Heads: 1986-2000, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Galerie du Centre, Paris
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Dole, France
Musée des Beaux-Arts, Mons, Belgium

1999      
Musée de l’Abbaye Sainte-Croix, Les Sables d’Olonne, France
Musée de l’Hôtel Bertrand, Châteauroux, France

1998      
Recent Drawings, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco
Paintings and Related Drawings 1960-64, George Adams Gallery, New York 

1997      
Galerie du Centre, Paris
Artpace, San Antonio

1996      
Art World Portraits, Smart Museum of Art, Chicago
Texas Gallery, Houston
George Adams Gallery, New York

1995      
Turner, Byrne and Runyon, Dallas
Don’t Kiss Ass, Ynglingagatan I, Stockholm, Sweden.
Castro’s Mother Destroys Miami and Related Drawings, Frumkin/Adams Gallery, NY
Old and New, On Canvas and Paper, Galerie Bonnier, Geneva

1994      
Herbert Palmer Gallery, Los Angeles
Martin-Rathburn Gallery, San Antonio

1993      
Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York

1992      
Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York

1991      
Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, Illinois
Political Paintings, Washington University, Saint Louis, Missouri Galerie du Centre, Paris
Frumkin/Adams Gallery, New York 

1990      
Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans
Laguna Gloria Art Museum, Austin
Texas Gallery, Houston

1989      
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

1986      
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco

1984      
Frumkin and Struve Gallery, Chicago

1983      
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris

1981      
Kilcawley Center, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, Ohio

1980      
University of Illinois, DeKalb, Illinois
Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin

1976      
Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, Connecticut

1973      
California State University, Sacramento
Galerie Klang, Cologne

1972      
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris 

1971      
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York
Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint-Etienne, France

1969      
Galerie Darthea Speyer, Paris
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York

1968      
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
California College of Arts and Crafts Gallery, Oakland

1967      
Galerie de’Foscherari 60, Bologna
Wanamaker’s, Philadelphia
Contemporary Gallery, Kansas City, Missouri
Galerie Breteau, Paris

1966      
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York

1965      
Anne Aebels Gallery, Cologne

1964      
Galerie Breteau, Paris
Notizie Gallery, Turin
Rolf Nelson Gallery, Los Angeles
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York

1963      
LaTartaruga Gallery, Rome
Rolf Nelson Gallery, Los Angeles
Galerie Breteau, Paris
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York

1962      
Galerie Breteau, Paris
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York

1961      
Allan Frumkin Gallery, Chicago

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Reconstitution, LAXART, Los Angeles

2013      
Tumesence, Michael Werner Gallery, New York

2011      
Masters of Reality, Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York
Pretty on the Inside, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York

2010      
Ordinary Madness, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Touch and Go: Ray Yoshida and his Spheres of Influence, School of the Art Institute of
Chicago, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago
The Visible Vagina, David Nolan Gallery, New York
Nature Once Removed, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx
Desire, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin

2009      
Consider the Lobster, Center for Curatorial Studies & Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Image Matter, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
The New Yorkers, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen
Until the End of the World, AMP, Athens
N’importe quoi, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon
Exile on Main St., Bonnefantenmuseum, Maaastricht
Looking for Mushrooms. Beat Poets, Hippies, Radio and Minimal Art: Art and Counter Culture in San Francisco Around 1968, Museum Ludwig, Cologne

2008      
Bad Painting, Good Art, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna
Jekyll Island, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles
Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Action/Abstraction, The Jewish Museum, New York; Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo
Figuration Narrative, 1960-72, Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais, Paris
Lots of Things Like This, Apexart, New York

2007      
Mr. President, University Art Museum at Albany, Albany, New York
Summer of Love, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Exhibitionism: An exhibition of exhibitions of works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Automatic, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York
Refugees of Group Selection, Franklin Parrasch Gallery, New York
Paradise, Patrick Painter Gallery, Los Angeles
Il était une fois Walt Disney, Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal, Montreal

2006      
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
The Artful Jester, The Painting Center, New York; Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, Brattleboro, Vermont
Il était une fois Walt Disney, Grand Palais, Paris
Antisocial, Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain d’Auvergne, Auvergne

2005      
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
Post War Draughtwomen and 1 Monitor, Meyer Riegger Gallery, Karlsruhe
Body Language, George Adams Gallery, New York

2004      
Disparities and Deformations: Our Grotesque, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe
The Anxious Image, The Painting Center, New York
Bush-Whack!, George Adams Gallery, New York

2003      
The Not-So-Still Life: A Century of California Painting and Sculpture, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose
Splat, Boom, Pow, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; ICA Boston
Les Contemporains de 1960 à nos jours, Centre Pompidou, Paris
3 Pop Guys 40 Years After, Galerie du Centre, Paris
Funny Papers, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles
Grooves, Leo Koenig, New York

2002      
Eye Infection, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
Jokes, Musée d’art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva

2001      
Self Made Men, D.C. Moore Gallery, New York
Open Ends, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

2000      
Drawings 2000, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Face to Face, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

1998      
View: Three, Mary Boone Gallery, New York

1997      
Facing History, Centre Pompidou, Paris
A Show of Hands, George Adams Gallery, New York
Drawings, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York

1995      
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Murder, Thread Waxing Space, New York

1994      
Hand Painted Pop: 1958-1962, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1989      
Reagan: American Icon, Bucknell University, Lewiston, Pennsylvania

1988      
Different Drummers, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC
Pop Apocalypse, Gracie Mansion, New York

1987      
Comic Iconoclasm, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Made in U.S.A: Art from the ‘50s and ‘60s, University of California, Berkeley; Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond

1986      
American Renaissance: Painting and Sculpture Since 1940, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Figure as Subject: The Last Decade, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1983      
Red Grooms/Peter Saul: The Early Sixties, Allan Fumkin Gallery, New York

1978      
Art About Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1976      
72nd American Exhibition, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

1971      
American Painting and Sculpture 1948-1969, Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Champaign

1968      
Violence in Recent American Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

1967      
Funk, University Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley

1964      
Recent American Drawings, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts
Pop, etc., Museum des 20. Jahrhunderts, Schweizergarten, Vienna
The New Realism, Municipal Museum, The Hague
67th Annual American Exhibition, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago

1963      
Forum, Abbey Saint-Pierre, Ghent
Galleria La Tartaruga, Rome
1st Salon International de Galleries-Pilotes, Musée Cantolan, Lausanne
A New Realist Supplement, The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor
New Directions, San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco

1962      
The University of Colorado, Boulder
The Society of Contemporary American Art, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

1961      
International Selection, The Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio

1959      
Salon de Jeune Peinture, Paris