R. H. Quaytman


Born 1961 Boston, Massachusetts

Lives and works in New York



Rome Prize Fellowship, American Academy in Rome, Rome


Institut des Hautes Études en Arts Plastiques, Paris


Post-graduate Program in Painting, National College of Art & Design, Dublin


Bard College (BA), Annandale-on-Hudson, New York


Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, Maine

Solo Exhibitions


“An Evening, Chapter 32,” Secession, Vienna


"R.H. Quaytman," The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles 


"R. H. Quaytman," Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

הקק, Chapter 29,” Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

“Preis, Chapter 28,” with Michael Krebber, Wolfgang Hahn Prize, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany


"O Tópico, Chapter 27," Gladstone Gallery, New York


“Passing Through The Opposite of What it Approaches, Chapter 25,” The Renaissance Society, Chicago


“Point de Gaze, Chapter 23,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

“Dalet, Chapter 24,” Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany


“Spine, Chapter 20,” Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland

“Cherchez Holopherne, Chapter 21,” Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany


“Spine, Chapter 20,” Neuberger Museum of Art, New York

Art Basel Miami Beach, Art Nova, Miguel Abreu Gallery, Miami

“I Love — The Eyelid Clicks / I See / Cold Poetry, Chapter 18,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

“Silberkuppe, Chapter 17,” Silberkuppe, Berlin


“Exhibition Guide, Chapter 15,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston


“Chapter 12: iamb, Through the Limbo of Vanity,” Vilma Gold Gallery, London

“Chapter 12: iamb,” Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York


“Chapter 3: Optima,” Momenta Art, New York


“Chapter 1: The Sun,” Revolution, Ferndale, Michigan


“Chapter 1: The Sun,” Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York


“R. H. Quaytman,” Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland


“R. H. Quaytman,” China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles

“R. H. Quaytman,” Revolution, A Gallery Project, Ferndale, Michigan


“R. H. Quaytman,” Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York


“Quaywall-Rest, Astride,” Revolution: A Gallery Project, Ferndale, Michigan


“Apartment Paintings,” Helen M.Z. Cevern-Harwood Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions


“Jay DeFeo: The Ripple Effect,” Le Consortium, Dijon, France

“Mothers of Men,” House of Gaga, Mexico City


"Field Guide," Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada

“ISelf Collection: The End of Love,” Whitechapel Gallery, London

“documenta 14,” Benaki Museum, Athens

"Grounding Vision: Waclaw Szpakowski," Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

"Group Exhibition," James Fuentes, New York


“Manifesta 11, The Historical Exhibition: Sites Under Construction,” Zurich, Switzerland

“Visibility,” Campoli Presti, London

“Overburden,” Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

“The Distance of a Day – New in Contemporary Art,” The Israel Museum, Jerusalem


“Adventures of the Black Square,” Whitechapel Gallery, London

“The Way We Live Now, Modernist Ideologies at Work,” Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, Massachusetts

"America is Hard to See," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

"Space Between," The FLAG Art Foundation, New York

“Halftone,” Planthouse, New York

“Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim,” Guggenheim Museum, New York

“Works on Paper,” Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

“Fall,” Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles

"No Man's Land," Rubell Family Collection, Miami

“Painting 2.0: Expression in The Information Age,” Museum Brandhorst, Munich


“Ma-re Mount,” Galerie Buchholz, Berlin 

"A History. Art, architecture, design from the 1980s until today," Centre Pompidou, Paris

"Reductive Minimalism: Women Artists in Dialogue, 1960-2014," University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan

"Hypothesis for an Exhibition," Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York

"Lines," Hauser & Wirth, Zurich

"Loveless," Green Naftali Gallery, New York

"Painters Painters," Saatchi Gallery, London


“and materials and money and crisis,” Museum Moderner Kunst, Wien

“Martin Barré / R. H. Quaytman: Arrhythmia (A Tale of Many Squares),” Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris

“Empire State. New York Art Now,” Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris

“In the Heart of the Country,” The Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw

“subject, answer, countersubject,” Disjecta Contemporary Art Center, Portland, Oregon

“Summer 2013,” Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, UK

"Abstract Generation: Now in Print," Museum of Modern Art, New York

"Dark Stars," Museum of Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio

"Dynamo: A Century of Light and Motion in Art, 1913-2013," Grand Plais, Paris

"The Angel of History," Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris

"Une leçon d'histoire! A qui cette lanter?," Centre Pompidou, Paris


"Now's the Time: Recent Acquisitions," Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

"Thomas Eggerer/ R. H. Quaytman: Preludes," Petzel, New York

"Context Message," Zach Feuer Gallery, New York

"Painting in Space," Luhring Augustine, New York

“Contemporary Painting, 1960 to the Present,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

“Architectural Dispositions,” Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles


Art Basel Miami Beach, Miguel Abreu Gallery, Miami

“Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments,” Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin

“If You Lived Here, You’d Be Home By Now,” Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

“Footnote 6. As Model,” Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

“I Modi, Chapter 22,” ILLUMInations, 54th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice

“Time Again: Novel,” SculptureCenter, New York

“Proofs and Refutations,” David Zwirner, New York

“New York to London and Back: The Medium of Contingency,” Thomas Dane Gallery, London


“Footnote 1. Phantom Limb,” Centre for Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski,

Warsaw, Poland

“Nicholas Gambaroff, Michael Krebber, R. H. Quaytman, Blake Rayne,” Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

“Group Show,” Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris

“Picture Industry (Goodbye To All That),” Regen Projects,” Los Angeles

Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

“Group Show: Heather Cook, Alex Olson, R. H. Quaytman, Gedi Sibony, Ry Rocklen,” Rental, New York

“Blind Mirror,” Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy

“Guilty Feet,” 179 Canal, New York


“Cave Painting,” Greshams Ghost, New York

“Besides, With, Against, And Yet: Abstraction and The Ready-Made Gesture,” The Kitchen, New York

“Blue,” James Graham & Sons Gallery, New York

“Front Room: Olga Chernysheva & R. H. Quaytman & Josephine Pryde,” Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis, Missouri

“Practice vs. Object,” Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

“Group Show: Don Brown, Daniel Lergon, R. H. Quaytman, Gabriel Vormstein, Lawrence Weiner,” Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels

“Constructivismes,” Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels [traveled to: Andrea Rosen,

New York]


“Paper, Scissors, Stone,” Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm

“Looking Back: The Third Annual White Columns Annual,” White Columns, New York

“Electioneering,” Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas

“Fair Market,” Rental Gallery, New York

“Painting Now and Forever,” Matthew Marks and Greene Naftali, New York

“The Man Whose Shoes Squeaked,” Richard Telles Gallery, Los Angeles

“From One O to the Other,” Rhea Anastas, R. H.Quaytman and Amy Sillman, Orchard, New York

“Kraj: the Art of Artists of Polish Origins,” Gallery of Contemporary Art in Opole, Poland


“Regroup Show,” Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York

“Inside the Pale,” Thrust Projects, New York

“Oliver Twist,” Rental, New York


“Paintings without Painters and Painters without Paintings,” Orchard, New York

“Denial is a River,” SculptureCenter, New York

“Bring the War Home,” Q.E.D. Gallery, Los Angeles

“Extra City Galleries Show,” Antwerp, Belgium


“Out of Place,” The UBS Art Gallery, New York

“Orchard Part One and Two,” Orchard, New York

“Tom Burr’s Residence,” funded by the MICA Foundation, New York


“The Big Nothing,” Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, Pennsylvania

“Lodz Biennial,” Lodz, Poland


“Pictures,” Greene-Naftali, Inc., New York


“Crossing the Line,” Queens Museum of Art, New York


“The Earth is a Flower, Construction in Process,” Bydgoszcz, Poland

“Dirty Realism,” Robert Pearre Gallery, Tucson, Arizona

“The Figure: Another Side of Modernism,” Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York


“Women and Geometric Abstraction,” Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York

“Portrait Show,” Tod Jorgenson Gallery, New York

“Actual Size,” Apexart, New York

“GridLocked,” Rockett Gallery, London


“Horizontal Painting,” The Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

“Cause and Defect,” Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York

“Real Life (and its influence on art),” Four Walls, New York


“Revolution: A Gallery Project,” Ferndale, Michigan


Julian Pretto Gallery, New York

“Artedomani, 1992 Punti de Vista,” Galleria s’Arte Moderna, Spoleto, Italy

“Fine Arts Fellows annual Exhibition,” The American Academy in Rome, Rome


White Columns, New York


The Russian Museum, Leningrad, Russia


White Columns, New York

RealArt Inc., New York


Soho Center for Visual Artists, New York


“Selections 41,” The Drawing Center, New York

Public Collections


Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois

Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, Massachusetts

Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts

Museum of Modern Art, New York

Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, Poland

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

Tate Modern, London

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Zabludowicz Collection, London