Mike Bouchet

Born in 1970 in Castro Valley, California (USA)
Lives and works in Frankfurt (Germany)
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Solo exhibitions

2014

Power Lunch, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
Powered. A-Hole Spanish Donkey. Sport Dick Drink. Donkey Dong Dongs. Sunscreen Model, with Paul MacCarthy, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
Mike Bouchet & Paul McCarthy, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

2013

Flood, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, USA *

2012

Polished Simulated Rescue Enclosures, Hotel, London, UK
The Untitled Video, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

2011

Impulse Strategies, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France
Hollywod Deals, OPA, Guadalajara, Mexico, Mexico

2010

New Living, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main, Germany *
Hard on, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Retreat, Bawag, Vienna, Austria *
Diet Cola Works, The Box, Los Angeles, USA

2009

Mike Bouchet, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany
16 × 9 Action Film, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

2008

CANBURGER, Galerie Vallois, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France *
16×9 Action Film, Film Presentation Privée à La Pagode, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France
16×9 Action Film, Projection, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Raging Control, Maccarone Inc., New York, USA
New New Age Film Festival, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

2007

Shitrock Crate and Tapestry Cartoons, The Box, Los Angeles, USA
Fat Slices and Conscious Primers, Los Angeles, USA
Reaction Time, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
16×9 Action Film, Projection, MOCA, Los Angeles, USA
Almost Every City in The World, Project Room, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France

2006

Recent Jacuzzis/Almost Every City in The World, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt/Main, 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

1993

Untitled, AB Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Group exhibitions

2013

Double Hamburger Deluxe, Malborough Chelsea, New York, USA
Haubrokprojects, Fahrbereitschaft, Berlin, Germany

2012

Made in Germany Zwei, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany
TRACK, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium
Neue Welten, Kunsthallen Offenbach, Offenbach, Germany
Privacy, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany

2011

Involuntary, Ford Project, curator: Neville Wakefield, New York, USA
Das Meer: Traum und Wirklichkeit, Eres Stiftung, Munich, Germany*
Strictly Global, Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Informellnatur, curator: Olaf Holzapfel, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany

2010

VaXiNation, Galerie Xippas, Athens, Greece
The Travelling Show, Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico *

2009

Making Worlds, curator: Daniel Birnbaum, 53ème Venice Biennale, Italy *
Nothingness and Being, 7th interpretation of La Jumex Collection, curator: Shamom Momin, Mexico City, Mexico
Quand la première ivresse des succès bruyants…, curator: Charlotte Laubard, Château Giraud, Bordeaux, France
When the mood strikes, The Collection of Wilfried & Yannicke Cooreman-De Smedt, MDD Museum Dhondt-Dhaennens, Deurle, Belgium
250 Years of Guinness, Sebastian Guinness Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2008

Anthology, Otero Plassart Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Meet me around the corner, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
No Leftovers, Kunsthalle Berne, Berne, Switzerland
An Unruly History of Readymade, Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
The Practice of Everyday life, Feinkost Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Zidovi na ulici / Walls in the Street, Siemens Arts Program and Museum of Contempororary Art, Belgrade, Serbia
Garage Sale, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany
Working Men, curator: Paul Ardenne, Galerie Annalise Forever, Geneva, Switzerland *

2007

Œuvres Encombrantes, Galerie GP & N Vallois, Paris, France
27 Timer, Hollesgard, Denmark
Pawnshop, e-Flux, New-York, USA
Mind Hacking II, Muenster, Germany
Herbert Fuchs – Verbale, Workshop, Kulturgasthaus Bierstindl, Innsbruck, Austria
Quotidian, BUIA Gallery, New York, USA
2ème Biennale de Moscou, Moscow, Russia *
New Economy, Artists space, New York, USA
Verbale, Innsbruck, Austria

2006

5 Milliards d'années, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France *
Uncertain States Of America, Serpentine Gallery, London, UK ; CCS, Bard College, New York, USA ; Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland *
20 Artists Live, Innsbruck, Austria
E-flux Video Rental, Seoul, Korea ; Anvers, Belgium
Mobile: Suro Collection, Triangle Project Space, San Antonio, USA
Sculpture Park, Lahr, Germany *
Nice Fine Arts, Offenburg, Germany
Berlin Biennale 4, Berlin, Germany *
Palme D’Or Television Pitch, Frankfurt / Main, Germany
Space Boomerang, Swiss Institute, New York, USA

2005

Strich, Zeichnung, Bild, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria *
Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of 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 2005, PS1, New York, USA
Situational Prosthetics, New Langston Art Center, San Francisco, USA
E-flux Video Rental, KunstWerke Berlin ; Frankfurt / Main, Germany
Bread & Butter, Mehdi Chouakri Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2004

Dedicated to a Proposition, Extra City, Center for Contemporary Art, Anvers, Belgium
Sculpture now, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany
Kotzrohr and Popular Ceramics, Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK
E-flux Video Rental, E-flux New York, USA
High Desert Test Sites, Los Angeles, USA

2003

Hands up, baby, hands up!, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany

2002

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

2001

Casino 2001, 1ère Quadriennale d’Art Contemporain, SMAK, Gand, Belgium *

2000

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

1997

Giverny Jeans, Galerie Brigitte March, Stuttgart, Germany
SnowBall, collaboration avec Jason Rhoades et Peter Bonde, Biennale de Venise, Italy

1996

Size Matters, Special K Projects, Los Angeles, USA

1994

Common Denomination Language Expo, FAR, Los Angeles, USA

1993

Slum Loard, Main Street Gallery, Napa, USA
In Disposal, Broadway Art Complex, Santa Monica, USA

* Catalog

Public collections

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
DekaBank, Germany
Deutsche Bank, Germany
Jumex Collection, Mexico, Mexico
FNAC, Fond National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria

Bibliography

Catalogs / Publications

2013

Malborough Gallery, New York, USA (upcoming)

2010

Neues Wohnen / New Living, (texts) Matthias Ulrich and Max Hollein, exhibition catalog Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt / Main, Germany
Mike Bouchet, Retreat, exhibition catalog BAWAG Contemporary, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria

2009

Mike Bouchet, Selected Works 1989 – 2009, (texts) Daniel Birnbaum, Lucas Ajemian and Colin Gardner, Sternberg Press, Berlin

2008

Working Men, Art contemporain et travail, (texts) Paul Ardenne and Barbara Polla, exhibition catalog, Ed. Luc Pire,Que, Brussels
New New Age, Film Festival, Copyright 2008 Mike Bouchet
Red Baby Market Sample Study, Copyright 2008 Mike Bouchet
Pools, Copyright 2008 Mike Bouchet

2007

Mike Bouchet, Selected works 1993-2006, Copyright 2006 Mike Bouchet

2006

Der soziographische Blick, exhibition catalog, ed. Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
Von Mäusen und Menschen, Of Mice and Men, 4. berlin biennale für zeitgenössische kunst, catalogue d'exposition, curators: Maurizio Cattelan, Massimiliano Gioni, Ali Subotnick ; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Ed. Hatje Cantz Verlag, Ostfildern-Ruit, pp. 138-139
Skulptur Park, exhibition catalog, Kunstfreunde Lahr

2005

Strich Zeichnung Bild, exhibition catalog, (texts) Axel Huber, Babette Richter ; Bawag Foundation, Vienne, ed. ProLitteris, Zurich, pp. 6-9 (ill)
OFF-KEY, exhibition catalog, (texts) Philippe Pirotte, James Rondeau, Gaylen Gerber, Ana Peraica, Simon Sheikh, Paul O'Neill, Nick Crowe ; Ed. Kunsthalle Bern, pp. 8-9 (ill.)

2001

Casino 2001, exhibition catalog, Ed. SMAK, Gand, Belgium, pp.126-127 (ill.); pp. 216-217

Press

2010

Catherine Taft, « Scene and Herd : Club Soda », in www.artforum.com, 7 September
Amanda Coulson, “Mike Bouchet”, in Frieze, n°134, October, pp. 231-232 (ill.)
Mike Rogers, « What’s that in the Pool ? It’s Stickier Than Water… », in najp.org, 5 July

2009

Michael Polsinelli, Flash Art, « Turning the wheel. Daniel Birnbaum and Carlos
Basualdo in Discussion », n° 266, may – june, pp. 90-96 (ill.)
Fabrice Bousteau & Emmanuelle Lequeux, Beaux-Arts Magazine, « Bancale biennale, 1.
L’exposition internationale », n°301, july, pp. 96-99 (ill.)
Massimiliano Gioni, Artpress, « Daniel Birnbaum, construire des mondes », n°357, june, p. 38 (ill.)

2008

Adam Frucci, gizmodo.com, « Did the infamous Canburger start out as an art project ? », 8 february
Emmanuel Burdeau, Cahiers du Cinéma, « Projection de 16×9 de Mike Bouchet en sa
présence », n°639 (suppl.), november, pp. 14 – 15 (ill.)
ns, Les Inrockuptibles, “Les hamburgers se conservent”, n°634, 22-28 january, p.10
Noemi Smolik, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, “Nur nicht den Kopf verlieren !”, 14 january
Léa Bismuth, www.paris-art.com, “Mike Bouchet”, 1st february (ill.)
ns, Espaces Contemporains, “Codes of Work”, may-june
ns, artpress, “Working Men”, june
Christian Jankowski, Artforum, “16×9 Action Film”, decembre
Roxana Azimi, Journal des Arts, « Reconstruire », n° 289, 17 – 30 october, p. 39 (ill.)

2007

Paul Ardenne, Art Press, “Mike Bouchet”, n°333, april, pp. 86-87 (ill.)
ns, Les inrocks.com, “Mike Bouchet”, 7 february
Léa Bismuth, www.paris-art.com, “Œuvres Encombrantes”, 4 december
Claire Moulène, Les Inrockuptibles, “Uncertain States of America”, n°614, 4-10 september, p.85

2006

Sonia Campagnola, Flash Art International, “Marc-Olivier Wahler and the Palais de Tokyo”, n°250, october, p. 61
Charles Barachon, Technikart, “L'expo qui valait cinq milliards”, n°105, september, p.99
Elwyn Palmerton, Frieze, “Space Boomerang“, may
Michael Glover, Financial Times, “An absolute need to be haphazard and brutally casual”

2005

Holland Cotter, The New York Times, “Mike Bouchet. The New York Dirty Room, 2005”, 20 may (ill.)
Howard Stier, New York Post, “‚Hot-tub sausage overpowers Qns. gallery”, 3 june
Martha Schwendener, Artforum.com Picks, “Mike Bouchet”, 15 july
Time Out New York, “Painting the Town“, 4-10 august (ill.)
Michael Glover, “An absolute need to haphazard and brutally casual”, 11 september
Emily Hall, Artforum, “Mike Bouchet. Maccarone Inc.”, october
Julien Bismuth, “Mike Bouchet: Celebrity Artist“, not published
John Haber, haberarts.com, “End Station, Lever Labyrinth, and Mike Bouchet“, june
JE, Modern Painters, “Mike Bouchet”, october
Benjamin Carlson, Time Out Magazine, “Mike Bouchet”, 30 juin – 5 july
Nick Stillman, Brooklyn Rail, “Please Do Not Remove this Label”, july
Betsy Andrews, Gay City, “Getting Ourselves Back to the Garden”

2004

Kcd, F. A. Z., “Jeansregen auf der Zeil: Kunstaktion von Mike Bouchet”, 21 may, p.52 (ill.)

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