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Biography

RYAN McGINNESS (b. 1972 in Virginia Beach, VA) received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, PA. He also worked as a curatorial assistant at the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, PA.

Recent solo exhibitions include “Warhol Flower Icons,” Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO; “Mother & Child,” Harper’s Books, East Hampton, NY; “Warhol Flower Icons,” Nanzuka (AishoNanzuka), Hong Kong, China; “Warhol Flower Icons,” Nanzuka (EchoOne), Bangkok, Thailand; “Studio Views,” Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; “Ocular Evidence,” Quint Gallery, San Diego, CA; “#metadata,” Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, C A; “Ryan McGinness: Studio Visit,” Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art, Virginia Beach, VA; “Community Identity Stability,” Quint Gallery, La Jolla, CA; and “Figure Drawings,” Pace Prints, New York, NY.

Recent group exhibitions include “Grafik,” Curated by Ryan McGinness, Harper’s Books, East Hampton, N Y; “Heads Roll,” Curated by Paul Morrison, Graves Gallery, Sheffield, England; “ Tick Tock: Time in Contemporary Art,” Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, N Y; “Drawing: The Beginning of Everything,” Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Library Street Collective, Detroit, MI; “A Perspective on Agnès B.’s Collection,” Lille Métropole Musée d’Art Moderne, Lille, France; “Beauty Reigns: A Baroque Sensibility in Recent Painting,” McNay Art Museum, San Antonio, TX; “Factory Direct,” The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA; “Modern and Contemporary Art from Private Collection,” Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ; “Masters of Reality,” Gering & López Gallery, New York, NY; “Nose Job,” Eric Friestone Gallery, East Hampton, N Y; “Litos Grafera,” Art Centre Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, Denmark; “Litos Grafera,” Museum of Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway.

His work is included in the permanent collections of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY; Museum of Modern Art, New York; NY; Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; The Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, Spain; The Taguchi Art Collection, Tokyo, Japan; The Charles Saatchi Collection, London, England; Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI; The Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH; Saastamoinen Foundation, EMMA, Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland; New York Public Library, New York, NY; Norton Family Foundation; Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH; UBS Collection, New York, N Y; J. P. Morgan Chase Art Program; M T V Networks; The Neuberger Berman Collection; Hallmark Art Collection; The Schwab Family Collection; Gilberto e Rosa Sandretto Collection; The Malingue Collection; Sammlung Plum & Akzo Nobel Art Foundation; The Richard E. Jacobs Group; The Shockey Family Collection; Cora Diamond Corporation; The Judy & Rob Mann Collection; Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe; The Phil Schrager Collection; The Michael Krichman & Carmen Cuenca Collection; The Matthew & Iris Strauss Collection.

McGinness lives and works in New York, NY.

http://www.ryanmcginness.com