Cheyney Thompson

Born 1975, Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Lives and works in New York City.

Education

1997

  1. BFA The School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
  2. Tufts University
  3. Harvard University, Cambridge
  4. L'Ecole Nationale-Superieur Des Beaux-Arts, Paris

Solo Exhibitions

2017
  1. Sam Lewitt/Cheyney Thompson.Grid.Gradient.Drunken Walks.,The Brno House of Arts, Brno, Czech Republic
2016
  1. Birdwings and Chambered Wings, Raucci/Santamaria, Milano, Italy
2015
  1. Birdwings and Chambered Shells, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
  2. Chambered Shells and Birdwings, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
2014
  1. Drunks, Campoli Presti, London, United Kingdom
2013
  1. 10M/100 ML/10 L, Galerie Buchholz, Köln, Germany

2012

  1. Cheyney Thompson The Completed Reference: Pedestals and Drunken Walks, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
  2. Sometimes Some Pictures Somewhere, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
  3. Cheyney Thompson: metric, pedestal, landlord, cabengo, recit, curated by João Ribas, MIT Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts

2011

  1. Chronochromes/Umberto/Simon/Carlo, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples Italy
  2. Chronochromes, Data, Motifs, Rathole Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2010

  1. Memphis, Pedestals, Chronochromes, Subincision, Papua New Guinea,
  2. /Macaire/, Motifs, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles, CA
  3. Chonochromes, Menarches, Socles, Paul de Casteljau, /Robert/, Motifs, Sutton Lane, Brussels, Belgium

2009

  1. Pedestals, Bias-cut, /Robert Macaire/, Chromochromes, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
  2. Robert Macaire Chromachromes, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

2008

  1. Some Motifs and their Sources, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln, Germany
  2. Cheyney Thompson, Sutton Lane, Paris, France
  3. Cheyney Thompson, Galleria Raucci Santamaria, Naples, Italy

2006

  1. Quelques Aspects de l'Art Bourgeois: La Non-Intervention, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
  2. The End of Rent Control and the Emergence of the Creative Class,
  3. Daniel Buchholz Gallery, Köln, Germany

2005

  1. Art Statements Art Basel 36, Basel, Switzerland
  2. S&M – Cheyney Thompson/Eileen Quinlan, Sutton Lane, Paris, France
  3. Cheyney Thompson, Raucci Santamaria Gallery, Naples, Italy
  4. Cheyney Thompson: Selected works, Cheekwood Art Museum, TN

2004

  1. 1998, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

2003

  1. Cheyney Thompson Sutton Lane, London, UK

2002

  1. 1 Scenario + 1 Situation, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

2000

  1. Cheyney Thompson, James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY
  2. Cheyney Thompson, Parker's Box, Brooklyn, NY
1999
  1. Cheyney Thompson, The Norman Project, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

2017

  1. 99 Cents or Less, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI
  2. New York Grid, Mathew NYC, New York
  3. Colori. The Emotions of Color in Art, Castello Di Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

2016

  1. Fine Young Cannibals, Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
  2. Invisible Adversaries: Marieluise Hessel Collection, Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  3. Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  4. Money, Good and Evil. A Visual History of Economics, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
  5. From Minimalism Into Algorithm, The Kitchen, New York, NY
  6. Tales of Ratiocination, Campoli Presti, London, UK 
  7. WORLD WON'T LISTEN, Capital Gallery, San Francisco, CA
  8. La Collection Thea Westreich Wagner et Ethan Wagner, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

2015

  1. Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  2. Transmission. Recréation et repetition, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France

2014

  1. Score!, curated by Cheyney Thompson and Amy Sillman, Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, NY
  2. Une Histoire, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  3. A Moveable Feast — Part XI, Campoli Presti, Paris, France

2013

  1. Materials and Money and Crisis, Museum Moderner Kunst, Wein, Austria
  2. drunken walks / cliché / corrosion fatigue / ebay, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
  3. After Finitude, Or Gallery, Vancouver

2012

  1. Chat Jet, Painting Beyond the Medium, Kunstlerhaus Graz, Austria

2011

  1. The Indiscipline of Painting, curated by Daniel Sturgis, Tate St. Ives, England

2010

  1. The Space Between Reference and Regret, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
  2. Le Tableau, curated by Joe Fyfe, Cheim and Read, New York, NY
  3. Blind Mirror, Raucci Gallery, New York, NY
  4. PNTNG, Sutton Lane, Paris, France

2009

  1. Slow Painting, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
  2. Collatéral, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers Cedex, France
  3. Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  4. Besides, With, Against, and Yet: Abstraction and the Ready-Made Gesture, curated by Debra Singer, The Kitchen, New York, NY
  5. Group Exhibition, Sutton Lane, London, United Kingdom

2008

  1. Looking Back, Mireille Mosler, Ltd. New York, NY
  2. From Brooklyn with Love. Parker's Box. Brooklyn, NY
  3. Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

2007

  1. TBA: Cheyney Thompson and Eileen Quinlan, Arnolfini, Bristol, England
  2. Regroup Show, Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York, NY
  3. The Lath Picture Show, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, NY
  4. For the People of Paris, Sutton Lane, Paris, France

2006

  1. it is, what is it?, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
  2. Slow Burn, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland

2005

  1. Painters Without Paintings & Paintings Without Painters, Orchard47, New York, NY
  2. Sutton Lane in Paris, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
  3. Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island, NY
  4. Material Matters, Herbert Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY

2004

  1. Quodlibet, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Koln, Germany

2003

  1. Miss. Understood: James Yamada, Frederic Pradeau, Cheyney Thompson, Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy
  2. Dreams and Conflicts:The Dictatorship of the Viewer, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
  3. Exposition of International Art, The Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
  4. Tear Me Up Tear Me Down, Curated by Amy Davila, White Box, New York, NY
  5. Clandestine, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
  6. Rendered, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY
  7. Papers, Acme, Los Angeles, CA

2001

  1. Life is Elsewhere, Canada Gallery, New York, NY
  2. Playground of the Fearless, Entropy Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

1999

  1. Escape, DNA Gallery, Provincetown, MA
  2. Formula, Oni Gallery, Boston, MA

1998

  1. Group Show,.Grossman Gallery, Boston, MA
  2. Genesis in the Retort, Oni Gallery, Boston, MA

1996

  1. Group Show, Gallerie Gauche, Paris, France

Bibliography

2017

  1. Schaernack, Christian. "The World of Cheyney Thompson." Neue Zürcher Zeitung, December
  2. Hampton, Chris. "In Detroit, Artists Explore the Riches of the 99-Cent Store." The New York Times, June

2016

  1. Hoffman, Jenn. "The Importance of Being An Influence." Mousse, February 

2015

  1. Saltz, Jerry. "The 10 Best Art Shows of 2015." New York Magazine, December

2014

  1. Rappolt, Mark. "Art Materials and Money and Crisis." Art Review, March Issue

2012

  1. Smith, Roberta. “Like Watching Paint Thrive: In Five Chelsea Galleries, the State of Painting.” The New York Times, June 28
  2. “The Lookout: A Weekly Guide to Shows You Won’t Want to Miss.” Art in America, June 13
  3. Nicolás Guagnini. interview, Mousse, February – March
  4. Peter R. Kalb. “Cheyney Thompson.” Art in America, May 4
  5. “Preview: Cheyney Thompson.” Artforum, Winter Preview

2011

  1. Aude Launay. “Cheyney Thompson, a system against the system.” 02 n 56, Winter
  2. “Cheney Thompson on Art Education.” Art iT, November 11

2010

  1. Joselit, David. “Blanks and Noise.” Texte Zur Kunst, March, Issue 77

2009

  1. David Joselit. “Painting Beside Itself.” October, Issue 130, Fall, pp. 125 – 134
  2. Hugonnier, Marine. What To See This Month. Art Review, September: Issue 34
  3. Trezzi, Nicola. Cheyney Thompson. Flash Art, September
  4. Busta, Caroline. Cheyney Thompson. Artforum, September
  5. Weiner, Emily. Cheyney Thompson. ArtForum Critics Picks, May

2008

  1. Davies, Lillian. Cheyney Thompson. ArtForum Critics Picks, April
  2. Schmerler, Sarah. “Off The Wall, The Biennial ain't what it used to be.” New York Post, March 8
  3. Davis, Ben. “Genre-Jumping at James Fuentes's New Gallery.” Village Voice, February 12

2007

  1. Knight, Nicolas. “Mind the Gap.” NYartsmagazine.com, May - June
  2. “Future Greats.” Art Review, March, Issue 09
  3. Richard, Francis. “Cheyney Thompson.” Artforum, February
  4. "Cheyney Thompson: Painting an Agreement." ZOOZOOM CULTURE – http://www.blog.zoozoom.com/culture/ January 29

2006

  1. “Cheyney Thompson.” New Yorker, December 25
  2. Smith, Roberta. “Cheyney Thompson: Quelques Aspects De L’Art Bourgeouis:
  3. La Non-Intervention.” New York Times, December 29
  4. Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review; Cheyney Thompson.” New York Times December 22
  5. Higgs, Mathew. “On the Ground, New York.” Artforum, December

2005

  1. “Cheyney Thompson et Eileen Quinlan.” Paris-art.com, November
  2. “Emerging Artists.” artMatters, School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston. Fall
  3. Maddox, David. “Everyday Scenes. Two painters who render the banal in distinct Ways.” Arts and Entertainment, March 24
  4. Hirsch, Faye. “Cheyney Thompson at Andrew Kreps.” Art in America, January

2004

  1. Dailey, Meghan. “Cheyney Thompson.” Artforum, Summer
  2. Campagnola, Sonia. “Miss Understood.” Flash Art, February-March
  3. Smith, Roberta. “Jim Lambie. Mental Oyster.” The New York Times, April 30
  4. “Cheyney Thompson.” The New Yorker, April 12
  5. Levin. “Shortlist c50.” Village Voice, April 7-13
  6. Cotter, Holland. “Cheyney Thompson.” The New York Times, April 9

2003

  1. Saltz, Jerry. “After Shock.” The Village Voice, October 31
  2. “Cheyney Thompson: The Table of Accumulation (Clandestine, Aresenale)” V Magazine, September/October
  3. Saltz, Jerry. “Babylon Rising.” The Village Voice, September 5
  4. Lake, Claudia. “The Artworld: Cheyney Thompson.” Prophecy Magazine, Issue 4
  5. Harris, Larissa. “Venice Diary.” Artforum Online
  6. Wilson, Michael. “Periodic Tables.” Frieze, Issue 76. (June, July, Aug.)
  7. Ricci, Daniela. “Miss Understood.” Il Mattino, November
  8. Fujieda, Manami. “Very New York!.” BT Magazine, January

2002

  1. Burton, Johanna. “Cheyney Thompson.” Time Out New York, July 4-11
  2. Levin, Kim. “Cheyney Thompson.” The Village Voice, June 26 - July 2
  3. “Critics Pick.” Time Out New York, June 27-July 4
  4. Newhall, Edith. “Cheyney Thompson.” New York Magazine, June 24-July 1

Catalogue

2013

  1. Ribas, Joao and Cheyney Thompson. Metric, Pedestal, Landlord, Cabengo, Recit. Walther König, Köln

2011

  1. Ethridge, Roe and Cheyney Thompson. Roe Ethridge & Cheyney Thompson: Lynn Valley 6. Walther König, Bywater Bros. Ed. and Presentation House

2008

  1. Huldisch, Henriette and Shamim M. Momin. Whitney Biennial 2008. Yale University Press, New Haven

2005

  1. Inselmann, Andrea. Material Matters. Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca

Public Collections

  1. Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  2. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  3. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
  4. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY