Prof. Mike Bouchet

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bouchet@hfg-offenbach.de

Geleitsstraße

Discipline

Sculpture

Subject/Area

Art

Faculty

Art

Vita

Mike Bouchet wurde 1970 in Castro Valley, Kalifornien/USA geboren und erhielt seinen Bachelor of Fine Arts 1994 an der UCLA in Los Angeles/USA, wo er bei Charles Ray, Paul McCarthy, Richard Jackson, Chris Burden, Lari Pittman und Robert Heinecken studierte. Künstlerisch war er zunächst in Los Angeles und später in New York City tätig, bis er 2005 nach Frankfurt/Main zog, wo er seitdem lebt und arbeitet.

Bouchets Werke werden seit dem Ende seines Studiums kontinuierlich in internationalen Galerien, Museen und Institutionen ausgestellt. Sie sind in zahlreichen öffentlichen und privaten Kunstsammlungen vertreten, unter anderem dem Centre Georges Pompidou/Paris, Moderna Museet in Stockholm, Sammlung Francois Pinault/Paris, LVMH Collection/Paris, Städel Museum/Frankfurt, Astrup Fearnley Museum/Oslo; Belvedere Museum in Wien; Jumex Collection/Mexiko-City sowie der Ullens Collection in Beijing.

Zahlreiche Vorträge, u.a. am Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, De Ateliers in Amsterdam, Oslo National Academy of the Arts, der Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Antwerpen, Städelschule in Frankfurt. Bouchet war zudem Gastprofessor an der Staatlichen Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Stuttgart 2014 und am Königlichen Kunstinstitut in Stockholm 2015. Er wurde 2014 mit dem 1822-Kunstpreis ausgezeichnet.

Seit Oktober 2019 ist Mike Bouchet Professor für Bildhauerei an der HfG in Offenbach.

Ausstellungen

Biennials

2016

Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland

2012

30th São Paulo Biennial, Brasil

2009

53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

2007

2nd Moscow Biennial, Russia

2006

4th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany

2001

1st Ghent Quadrennial, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium

Solo Exhibitions

2019

  • Googleheim Bilboa, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, The Box Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Double Upper Decker, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, Marlborough Contemporary, London, England
  • ​Untitled Solo Exhibition, Marlborough Contemporary, London, England

2018

  • Energy Log, Gallery Sofie Van De Velde, Belgium
  • More Zero, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

2017

  • Private Idano, Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
  • ​Tender, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, USA

2016

  • Bounty, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
  • Push, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany
  • ​MR2, Alaia Exhibitions, Paris, France

2015

  • Y ask Y, Kostyal, Stockholm, Sweden

2014

  • Power Lunch, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
  • Double Deck, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, Marlborough Gallery Monaco, Monaco
  • Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen
  • Model, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Spanish Donkey A-Hole Sport Drink Bilbao Sunscreen Model Drawings, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

2013

  • Flood, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, USA

2012

  • Simulated Personal Rescue Enclosures, Hotel Gallery, London, UK
  • The Untitled Video, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

2011

  • Holywod Deals, O.P.A. (Oficina para Proyectos de Arte), Guadalajara, Mexico
  • Argento Lawn Chairs, Art Basel Design Fair, Cumulus Studios, Basel, Switzerland
  • Impulse Strategies, Galerie Georges-Phillippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

2010

  • HARD ON, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany
  • New Living, COBRA Museum, Amstelveen, Netherlands
  • Neues Wohnen, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Retreat, BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
  • Diet Cola Works, The Box, Los Angeles, California, USA

2009

  • The New New Age Film Festival, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany
  • ​Sell and Destroy - Redrawing the Bottom Line, Frieze Projects, London, UK

2008

  • New New Age Film Festival, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany
  • CANBURGER, Galerie Georges-Phillippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
  • ​16x9 Action Film, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

2007

  • Almost Every City in the World, Galerie Vallois, Paris, France
  • Fat Slices and Conscious Primers, MC Kunst, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Reaction Time, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • Shitrock Crate and Tapestry Cartoons, The Box, Los Angeles, California, USA
  • 16x9 Action Film, MOCA Los Angeles, California, USA

2006

  • Recent Jacuzzis, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany

2005

  • Top, Back and Bottom of Mind Awareness, Maccarone, Inc., New York, USA
  • ​New Jacuzzis, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

2004

  • Carpe Denim, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany

2003

  • Overhead Baggage Treatment, Maccarone, Inc., New York, USA

1999

  • Business on Sunset, BOSS Exhibitions, Los Angeles, USA

Group Exhibitions

2019

Rouge, Chateau la Dominique, Paris, France
The Reclining Nude, Royal Academy of Fine Arts Antwerp, Belgium
Pure Joy, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, USA
Primary Directives, Marlborough Contemporary, London, England
Art & Porn, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum and Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2018

Faithless Pictures, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
Lust Liquor Laughter, Galerie Sofie Van de Velde, Antwerp, Belgium
Sanguine/Bloedrood, (curated by Luc Tuymans) Antwerp Museum of Contemporary Art,Antwerp, Belgium
Experience Traps, Middelheim Museum, Antwerp, Belgium
Burnt, Marlborough Contemporary, New York
Whats wrong with this Picture?, AVL Mundo Foundation, Rotterdam, Holland
Everybody Loves the Sun, Plus One Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Seeing Eye Awareness, Galerija Vzigalica, Lubljana, Slovenia

2017

Hierophant, Nicodim Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
Summer Group, Marlborough Chelsea Gallery, New York
On Elizabeth, Olsen Gruin Gallery, New York

2016

'Prototypology’, Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy
History of Nothing, White Cube Gallery, London, UK
Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland
Impromptu, The Box, Los Angeles, USA
Omul Negru, Nicodim Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
Omul Negru, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
SMS SOS, Marlborough Contemporary, New York

2015

Paulin, Paulin, Paulin, Gallery Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
The World is Made of Stories, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
American Esoterica, Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Brunch over Troubled Waters, Plutschow Gallery, Zurich
Six Advertisements, Marlborough Chelsea Gallery, New York
EAGLES II, Marlborough Gallery Madrid, Madrid, Spain

2014

Sigmund Freud and the Play on the Burden of Representation, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria
The Go Between, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy
Group Spirit, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

2013

'Bald Eagle’, Haubrok projects, Berlin, Germany
356 Sculptures, 356 Mission Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2012

EAGLES, Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain
PRIVACY, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany
TRACK, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
Made in Germany Zwei, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany

2011

Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, USA
Commercial Break, GARAGE Center of Contemporary Culture (Moscow), Venice, Italy
A painting show, AUTOCENTER, Berlin, Germany
Notes on Notes on Camp, Invisible Exports, New York, New York, USA
Informellnatur, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany
My Beautiful Mongo, Thomas Brambilla Contemporary Art, Bergamo, Italy
Strictly Global, Deutsche Bank Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Involuntary, Ford Project, New York, New York, USA
​Das Meer: Traum and Wirklichkeit, Eres Stiftung, Munich, Germany

2010

TRANSZENDENZ INC, AUTOCENTER, Berlin, Germany
During Office Hours, VGF, Berlin, Germany
Auteur/Amateur, Layr Wüstenhagen, Vienna, Austria
Vaxination, Xippas Gallery, Athens, Greece
The Traveling Show, La Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Where do we go from here?, selections from the Jumex Collection, CAC, Cincinnati, USA
The New New Age Film Festival, selected films, LICHTER Festival, Frankfurt, Germany

2009

Where do we go from here?, selects of the Jumex Collection, The Bass Museum, Miami, USA
Rotating View, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Making Worlds, 53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Remap 2, Athens, Greece
Nothingness and Being, 7th Interpretation of The Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Quand la premiere ivresse des suces bruyants..., CAPC Musee d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
When the mood strikes... The Collection of Wilfred & Yannicke Cooreman-De Smedt,
MDD Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

2008

Anthology, Otero Plassart, Los Angeles, USA
Meet Me Around the Corner, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Sweden
No Leftovers, Kunsthalle Bern, Berne, Switzerland
Walls in the Street, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
Working Men, Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland
The Practice of Everyday Life, Feinkost Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Hotel California, Galerie Georges-Phillippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
An Unruly History of the readymade, Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
​Group Show, Sebastian Guinness Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2007

27 Timer, Hollesgard, Hollesgard, Denmark
Pawnshop, e-Flux, New York, USA
Mind Hacking II, Wewerka Pavilion, Münster, Germany
Quotidian, BUIA Gallery, New York, USA
New Economy, Artists Space, New York, USA
Moscow Biennial 2, Moscow, Russia
Verbale, Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Uncertain States of America, Herning Kunstmuseum / Warsaw / Copenhagen / Beijing / Prague / Germany

2006

5 Billion Years, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Uncertain States of America, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
E-flux Video Rental, Seoul, Korea, Antwerp, Belgium
Uncertain States of America, Serpentine Gallery, London
Mobile: Suro Collection, Triangle Project Space, San Antonio, Texas, USA
Uncertain States of America, Bard Curatorial Center, New York, USA
Sculpture Park, Offenburg, Germany
Nice Fine Arts, curated by Axel Huber, Städtische Galerie Laar, Lahr, Germany
Von Mäusen und Menschen / Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany
Palm D'Or Television Pitch, Frankfurt, Germany
Space Boomerang, Swiss Institute, New York, USA

2005

Strich, Zeichnung, Bild, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Off Key, Kunsthalle Bern, Berne, Switzerland
La Vista Hermosa, Liste, Basel, Switzerland
Do You Like Stuff?, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
Greater New York, MoMA P.S.1, Long Island City, New York, USA
Situational Prosthetics, New Langston Art Center, San Francisco, USA
​E-flux Video Rental, Kunst Werke Berlin Germany, Frankfurt, Germany

2004

Dedicated to a Proposition, Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium.
Sculpture Now, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany
Kotzrohr and Popular Ceramics, Video Program, Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK
E-flux Video Rental, e-Flux, New York, USA

2003

High Desert Test Sites, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Hands up, baby, hands up!, KVO, Kunstverein Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany

2002

Out of True, Santa Barbara University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, California, USA

2001

Casino, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium

2000

Sebastian Clough and Mike Bouchet, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA
Life After The Squirrel, Location One, New York, USA

1997

Snowball, collaboration with Jason Rhoades and Peter Bonde, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

1996

Size Matters, Special K Projects, Los Angeles, California, USA

1994

Common Denomination Language Expo, FAR, Los Angeles, California, USA

Public and Private Collections

  • Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Francois Pinault Collection, Venice, Italy
  • The Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
  • LVMH Collection, Paris, France
  • Moderne Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
  • Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
  • FNAC, Fonds National D'Art Contemporain, Paris, France
  • Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria
  • Bernard Arnault Collection, Paris, France
  • CAPC, musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
  • DekaBank, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Deutsche Bank Collection, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Permanent Floor at Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt, Germany
  • DZ Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
  • The Margulies Collection, Miami, Florida, United States
  • Sammlung Boros, Berlin, Germany

Sammlung Axel Haubrok, Berlin, Germany

Ullens Collection, Beijing, China

Monography

Mike Bouchet, „Selected Works 1989-2009“
​published by Sternberg Press, 2009

​Mike Bouchet, "New Living”
published by Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, 2010

Mike Bouchet, "Retreat"
published by BAWAG foundation, Vienna, 2010

Mike Bouchet, “The New New Age Film Festival Saint John of God of Ghent Pall Mall​

Empire Psychiatric Center Agreement Guide”
​published by S.M.A.K., Ghent, 2012

Mike Bouchet, “FLOOD”
​published by Marlborough Chelsea, 2013

Mike Bouchet, “Familiarity Breeds Affection”
​published by Gallery Parisa Kind, 2014

Mike Bouchet, “Power Lunch”
published by Peres Projects publications, 2014

Mike Bouchet and Paul McCarthy, “Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink

Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model”
published by Portikus, Frankfurt, 2015

Mike Bouchet, “Tender”
published by Marlborough Chelsea, 2016

​Mike Bouchet, “The Zurich Load”
​published by Flat Mountain press, 2019

Mike bouchet  2016  blue hat
7 days ago

New Professor of Sculpture

On 1 October 2019, the Frankfurt-based artist Mike Bouchet was appointed Professor of Sculpture in the School of Art.