Matt Connors ‘The Flat Voice’
For his first solo exhibition at The Modern Institute, Matt Connors presents a new suite of paintings and works on paper, as well as sculptural pieces produced on site within the gallery.
Matt Connors (b. 1973, Chicago, USA) lives and works in New York. Connors studied at Bennington College (1995) and completed his MFA at Yale University School of Art (2006).
Selected solo exhibitions include: ‘stud/file’, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels (2016); ‘Bottoms’, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles (2015); ‘Not Straight’, Herald Street, London (2015); ‘Machines’, CANADA, New York (2014); ‘Reverse Telescopes with Inflected Baffles’, Karma, New York (2013); White Flag Library, Saint Louis (2013); ‘Impressionism’, MoMA PS1, New York (2012); ‘Gas…Telephone…One Hundred Thousand Rubles’, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (2011); ‘Enjambment’, CANADA, New York (2008)
Selected two-person and group exhibitions include: ‘New York Painting’, Kunstumuseum Bonn (2015); ‘The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World’, MoMA, New York, curated by Laura Hoptman (2014); ‘Outside the Lines: Painting: A Love Story’, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (2014); ‘Painter Painter’, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2013); ‘Matt Connors / Marc Hundley’, Herald St, London (2012); ‘Collaborations & Interventions’, Kunsthalle Andrax, Mallorca (2012). Connors was the recipient of the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in 2012 and Artist in Residence at The Chinati Foundation, Marfa in 2015.
Connors most recent publication ‘Thirty-Four Reverse Telescopes and Three Buttons’ was published earlier this month by Karma.