Christopher Deeton 1957 —

Biography

Christopher Deeton works are in following collections:
High Museum, donated by Alex Katz
Harvard Business School, donatedbyJerold Schwartz (President of Canadian Onex Co.)
Soravia Coll., Austria. Marion Soravia (co owner of the Dorotheum Auction House)
Christopher Deeton was chosen for a residency by the Marion Soravia's Soart Organization

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 CORE Club NYC January 18 to March 5.

2017 Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy

2014
Untitled - MAKEBISH, Miami, December 1-7
"Numbers" MAKEBISH, New York, NY (September 18 - October 30)

2013

Steven Sclaroff, New York, New York (February 7- March 15).

2009

Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy "3 Solos:Franco Silvestri, Giuseppe Capitano & Christopher Deeton" (Feb 5-Mar 22)
Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas (March 20-April 11), "Numinous", click to see Installation shot

2006
ATM Gallery, New York, New York (January 12-Feb 11)
Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas (July 8 - August 12)

2005
Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy (September 29-Dec 11) " 2 solos: Gianni Piacentino & Christopher Deeton"
Galleria ZEROTRE, Orvieto, Italy, curated by Jonathan Turner (October 2- Nov 6)

2004
Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, New York, New York (April 8 - May 8)
The More Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. "Earth and Air", (April 24-May 31)

2002
ATM Gallery, New York, New York (Sept 19 - October 20)

1999
Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy (December)

1996
Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy (January-February) "Guy Walker & Christopher Deeton"
Studio Cavalieri, Bologna, Italy (January-March)

1994
Galleria Il Ponte, Rome, Italy (March 22-April 19)

1988
Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, California (April 8-May 7)

1982
Claremont Graduate School Gallery, Claremont, California (Feb 22-March 6)

1981
Quint Gallery, La Jolla, California (October 13-November 7)

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2014
"Painter's Painters: Gifts from Alex Katz", High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia, Group Show with Alex Katz, Ronald Bladen, Jan de Vliegher, Christopher Deeton, Martha Diamond, Juan Eduardo Gomez, Josephine Halvorson, Nabil Nahas, Laura Owens, Joyce Pensato, Rob Pruitt, William Sasnal, Spencer Sweeney, Charline von Heyl. (June 14 - Nov 2)

2013
International Hubei Contemporary Art Festival, Wuhan, China, Group Show, Matteo Basile, Christopher Deeton, Roderigo de la Sierra, Ma Lin. (Nov 10 - 14)
"Summer Show: 20 years" Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome (June 27 - Sept 7)

2011
"Inaugurazione del nuovo spazio" curator: Achille Bonito Oliva, Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome (Mar 23 - April 24)

2010
"Black & White", Group Show, Jason McCoy Gallery, New York, NY, (July 27-Oct 1)


2008
Group Show, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (March 17- March 28)
Melbourne Art Fair- Australia (July 30-Aug 3) Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome
"Fresh Baked", Group Show, Barbara Davis Gallery, Houston, Texas (Dec 13, 2008-Jan 16, 2009)


2007
"Aspects, Forms, Figures", curated by Joao Ribas & Becky Smith, Bellwether Gallery, New York (Feb 8-March 10) Exhibition Installation shot
Riparte, Rome Art Fair, Il Ponte Contemporanea (November)

2006
"Young American Artists;Art in America": Christopher Deeton, Roe Ethridge, Rob Fischer, Euan Macdonald,Todd Norsten, Allison Smith, Leo Villareal", Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea (10/ 17-11/19) Catalog, click to see Installation shots
"Presence of Absence", Gallery W 52, NYC, curator: Rachel Howe, Dinaburg Arts, brochure essay by João Ribas (June 7-Aug 17)
The Drawing Center Museum, Benefit Auction, Milk Gallery, New York, NY (Nov 29)
"ATM Art Fair Group Show", ATM Gallery, New York (Feb 16-March 18)
Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair- Biennial, Australia (Aug) Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome
"Black & White", Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. (May 5-June 23)

2005
NADA Art Fair/Miami, ATM Gallery, New York (Dec)
Riparte, Rome Art Fair, Il Ponte Contemporanea (November)

2004
Melbourne Contemporary Art Fair- Biennial, Australia (Sept) Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome
NADA Art Fair/Miami, ATM Gallery, New York (Dec)
"Traction", White Box Annex, New York, Curator Lital Mehr (Nov 12-Dec 4)
The More Gallery, Philadelphia, Pa. "Three at More", (Dec 10-Jan 29,05)
Chicago Art Fair, ATM Gallery, NY (May)
Scope Art Fair, Los Angeles, Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, NY (May)

2003
"Corpo Sociale", Galleria PACK, Milano, Italy (May 7 - 17)
"Celebrate:Ten Year Anniversary", Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome, Curator: Achille Bonito Oliva; Exhibition catalog by Achille Bonito Oliva (Oct 23- Dec 23)

2002
2002"Welcome 2 Abitare il corpo abitare il mondo", Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, curator Francesca Pietracci, catalog (May 10- June 6)
"Layered", Jeffrey Coploff Gallery, New York (Dec 6 - Jan 18, 03)

2001
"Six Artists", Palazzo Modica, Avola, Siracusa, Sicily, curator Guiseppe Frazzetto Catalog, (July 21- August 31)
Milan Art Fair , (May 2-7), Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome
"Welcome", Palazzo dei Priori, Fermo, Marche, curator Francesca Pietracci, catalog (Aug 18 - Sept 7)

2000
"Blue Group Show", Dina Carola, Naples , Italy (December)

1998
Richard Anderson Gallery, New York, (October 4 - Nov 13)

1997
Siracusa, Sicily, "Five Artists", Curated by Francesco Gallo, (September)

1996
"Adicere Animos: mostra multimediale d'Arte Contemporanea e d'Avanguardia", curator Alice Rubbini, Cesena - Cesenatico, Marche, Italy, Catalog (July-August)
Grammercy Park Hotel Art Fair(3rd Annual), Il Ponte Contemporanea, NYC, (May)
Bologna Art Fair 96, Il Ponte Contemporanea; Studio Cavalieri, Bologna, (January)

1995
Athens Art Fair, Greece, Galleria Arco di Raab, Roma, (May)
Riparte, Rome Art Fair, Il Ponte Contemporanea, (September)

1994
John McEnroe Gallery, NY, "ChristopherDeeton, DavidDuPuis, StephenMueller, PhilipSmith", (Sept)
Viscio Studios, Brooklyn, NY, "R-town", (October)
Galleria Il Ponte, Art Chicago 1994, New Pier Show (May)

1993
Galleria Il Ponte, Art Chicago 1993, New Pier Show (May)

1992
National Academy Museum, New York City , "167th Annual Juried Exhibition", Catalog
13th Annual Chicago Art Fair, Galleria Il Ponte (May)
Trenkmann Gallery, New York City, "Action" (April)

1991
A/C Project Room, New York City, "Artworks/Artworkers" (Dec-Jan)
Trenkmann Gallery, New York City, "Night" (Oct-Nov)
The More Gallery, Philadelphia, "Deeton, Lefens, Salz" ((June-July)

1989
de Saisset Museum, Santa Clara University, Santa Clara, California
Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, California (Feb-April)

1988
Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, California (July-August)

1987
2nd International Los Angeles Art Fair, Marc Richards Gallery (December)
Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Hamideh Bayley Gallery, New York City, "3 Painters" (May-June)

1984
Vine Street Gallery, Curated by Zadik Zadikian, Los Angeles, California

1982
Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, Ca., "Contemporary Triptychs", curated by David S. Rubin, Exhibition Catalogue (Feb- April)
Quint Gallery, San Diego, California


AWARDS

2004
Robert Rauschenburg, Change, Inc

2003
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

2002
New York Foundation for the Arts, 9/11 World Trade Center Emergency Grant


BIBLIOGRAPHY

2013
"Christopher Deeton by Raphael Rubinstein: Artists on Artists" Bomb Magazine, Spring Number 123 illus. p.134-135

2009
Rubinstein, Raphael, Exhibition Reviews, Art in America, p153 illus. (Sept.)
De Sanctis, Linda, La Repubblica, February 5
Review., "Tre mostre. Roma-Il Ponte", ARTICO ART MAGAZINE, illus. (5/2/09)

2008
Oliva, Achille Bonito, "Uno sguardo dal Ponte sull'arte del Terzo millenio", Silvana Editoriale, illus. 4 pages, Book debuts, Dec 11, 2008

2007
Cotter, Holland, "Art in Review: Aspects, Forms and Figures", The New York Times, March 2
"Intangible Forms at NYC's Bellwether", Artinfo.com, February 16

2006
Breidenbach, Tom, Exhibition Review. ArtForum Magazine, April (Illus.pp 245)
Yablonsky, Linda, Bloomberg.Com, "Young Chelsea Dealers Head to Hudson River with $3,000 Sneakers", Jan. 30
Casa Amica 54 Magazine: Corriere della Sera,Roma, "Percorsi D'Arte",(illus. Feb,4)
Arning, Bill, Editor: "New American Paintings", Vol#62, Open Studios Press (Feb) illus. p14-17
Ribas ,João , brochure essay, " Presence of Absence", Gallery W 52, NYC, curator: Rachel Howe, Dinaburg Arts
Hwang You-Mee, Korea Herald, "Young artists render something new", Oct 18
Seo Dong-Shin, Korea Times, "'Art in America' Brings piece of wonderland", Oct 20

2004
Downtown Express, April 23, illus. p 31& The Villager, April 16, illus
Sozanski, Edward J., Review. "On Galleries",The Philadelphia Inquirer, (May 14, 2004)

2003
Henry, Gerrit. Exhibition Review. "Christopher Deeton at ATM Gallery", Art in America (April) illus
Johnson, Ken. Art Guide. Galleries:Chelsea. The New York Times (Jan 10)
Oliva, Achille Bonito, "Celebrate:Ten Year Anniversary", Il Ponte Contemporanea, Rome, Exhibition catalog:
SKIRA Publishing

2002
"Welcome 2 Abitare il corpo abitare il mondo", Palazzo della Exposizioni Museum, Rome,
Curator: Francesca Pietracci, catalog (May 10- June 6)
Johnson, Ken. Art Guide. Galleries:Chelsea. The New York Times (Dec 20 & Dec 27)

2001
Frazzetto, Guiseppe, "Six Artists", Palazzo Modica, Avola, Siracusa, Sicily, Exhibition Catalog coordinated by Letterio Consiglio
Pietracci, Francesca, Fermo, Palazzo dei Priori (Marche), Exhibition Catalog

1996
Rubbini, Alice, "Adicere Animos: mostra multimediale d'Arte Contemporanea e d'Avanguardia", Cesena - Cesenatico, Italy, ExhibtionCatalog Illus.p. 58, 59

1994
Cristini, Roberto. Review. "Christopher Deeton: Galleria Il Ponte",Next Magazine,
(Primavera-Estate, 1994) Anno X-N. 31-Quadreria Roma, :137-138
Gimelson, Deborah. "Will John McEnroe's Art Gallery Double-Fault?",
The New York Observer, (October 10, 1994) Vol 8, No. 35:19
Giorno & Notte, "L'Arte in Mostra", (March 22, 1994):6
la Repubblica, TrovaRoma "Il Piacere Dell'occhio". (March 24, 1994):16
Martino, Adriana. Review. Segno, Anno 18, No. 132, (April 1994)
Roma Mostra Catalogo, 1994, "Il Ponte Contemporanea

1991
Sozanski, Edward J., Review. "On Galleries",The Philadelphia Inquirer, (June 27, 1991)

1988
Curtis, Cathy. Review. Los Angeles Times, (April 15, 1988)
Schipper, Merle. Review. Artweek Magazine, (April 30, 1988)

1982
McDonald, Robert. Review. Images & Issues, (September, 1982)
Rubin, David S., "Contemporary Triptychs", Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, California, Exhibition Catalog
Wilson, William. Review. Los Angeles Times, April, (1982)

1981
McDonald, Robert. Artweek. Vol 12, No. 36, (October 31, 1981)

 

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ARTICLES

 

- Gerritt Henry - Art in America. Christopher Deeton at ATM Gallery (2003)

Chritopher Deeton first show in New York consisted of mostly small paintings in industrial enamel o aluminum and a group of drawings in ink on paper. More  

- Tom Breidenbach - Artforum. Christopher Deeton at ATM Gallery (2006)

It's not immediately clear how Christopher Deeton achieves the elementary symmetry evident in the three large paintings from his new series that were shown recently at ATM Gallery's Twenty-seventh Street space. More 

- Holland Cotter - NY Times. Aspects forms and figures (2007)

What a different-looking group show Jo?Ribas and Becky Smith have conjured up at Bellwether. Object-based Conceptualism with a spacey lift is one way to characterize it. The effect is somewhat reminiscent of that of Catherine de Zegher's levitating sculpture-as-drawing exhibition at Marian Goodman last summer. High praise. More

- Raphael Rubinstein - Art in America. Christopher Deeton, Houston (2009)

One of the sensations conveyed by Christopher Deeton's richly allusive yet strictly controlled paintings is that of a gradual unfolding. Limiting himself for this show to just two colors  More 

- Raphael Rubinstein - Bomb Magazine (2013)

In the 1970s there was a little record shop in Claremont, California, where Christopher Deeton grew up, that somehow included in its stock a steady supply of LPs by new German bands. (The shop eventually evolved into the Rhino Records label. More 

 

 

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