McDermott & McGough

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A False Creation - An Imitation - Of Life, 1966, 2008
Oil on linen
32 x 60 in.
81.3 x 152.4 cm
A False Creation - An Imitation - Of Life, 1966, 2008
Oil on linen
32 x 60 in.
81.3 x 152.4 cm

McDermott & McGough



David Walter McDermott

1952 Born in Hollywood, California
1970-74 University of Syracuse, New York

Peter Thomas McGough

1958 Born in Syracuse, New York
1976 University of Syracuse, New York
1978 The Fashion Institute of Technology, New York


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2011 - Of Being and Beauty, Cheim & Read, New York (1/7-2/12/11); An Experience Of Amusing Chemistry, Photographs 1990 - 1890, Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow (3/19-4/24/11)

2010 - 26 Sandymount Avenue, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria (10/20-12/8/10) What You Mean To Me, Galérie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (6/3-7/3/10)

2009 - Without You I Am Nothing, Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (6/4-7/22/09) Detroit: Carbro Prints 1958, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis (10/9-11/7/10)

2008 - Because of Him, Cheim & Read, New York (3/21 – 4/26/08) McDermott & McGough – An Experience of Amusing Chemistry: Photographs 1990-1890, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (2/6 – 4/27/08)

2007 - Please Don’t Stop Loving Me!, Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (1/19 – 3/15/07)

2006 - McDermott & McGough: A True Story Based on Lies, Cheim & Read, New York (1/12 – 2/11/06)

2004 - New Photographs, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam (4/17-5/22/04) 2003 Hitler & Homosexuals – The Lust That Comes from Nothing, Akureyri Art
Museum, Akureyri, Iceland

2002 - A History of Photography, Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (11/22/01 – 1/25/02)
The Lust That Comes from Nothing, American Fine Arts, New York

2001 - MacDermott & MacGough, The Lust That Comes from Nothing, American Fine Arts Co / PHAG Inc, New York(11/8-12/8/01)

2000 - The Deep Future ... The Deep Past, Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (6/8 – 9/14/00)

1998 - MacDermott & MacGough, Europa. The Lust that Comes from Nothing, Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (3/27 – 5/29/98)

1997 - Messers MacDermott & MacGough, Paintings, Photographs and Time Experiment 1950, Provincial Museum of Modern Art, Ostende, Belgium Conspiracy Paintings, Temple Bar Gallery, Dublin

1996 - 1936, Galleria Gian Ferrari, Charta, Milan Art 27’96, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger, Basel, Switzerland
Galerie Françoise Paviot, Paris (photography) Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, May – June (photography)

1993 - Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome Magazin 4, Bregenz, Austria (photography).
Fahey – Klein Gallery, Los Angeles (9/10 – 10/16/93) Robert Klein, Boston (photography).

1992 - The Art Show, Seventh Regiment Armory, Sperone Westwater, New York
Galerie Philippe Rizzo, Paris Messers MacDermott & MacGough: Mammoth-Plate Gum-Bichromate Prints, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco (photography). Messers MacDermott & MacGough: Mammoth Photographs, Robert Miller Gallery, New York

1991 - Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta (photography). Art 22’91, Gian Enzo Sperone, Basel, Switzerland

1990 - Chicago Art Exposition, Sperone Westwater, Chicago Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco (photography).
Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York

1989 - Robert Miller Gallery, New York (photography).

1988 - Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York

1987 - Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston

1986 - Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
Galleria Lucio Amelio, Naples Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt

1985 - Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2011 - Noir Film Festival, Zagreb, Croatia (5/5-6/5/11) Creating the New Century: Contemporary Art from the Dicke Collection, The Dayton Art Institute, Ohio (3/12-7/10/11) Already-Made?, Galérie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (2/4-3/24/11)

2010 - Brune/Blonde, La Cinémathèque Française, Paris (10/6/10-1/16/11) A Shaded View on Fashion Film, Centre Pompidou, Paris (9/24-9/26/10) Beyond The Figure: Abstract Sculpture In The Norton Museum Collection, Norton Museum Of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida (6/5-9/5/10)
Detroit, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria (4/28-5/31/10) Brucennial 2010: Miseducation, Curated By Vito Schnabel, New York (4/10) The 80s Revisited: The Bischofberger Collection, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany (3/21-6/20/10) C’est La Vie! Vanités De Caravage À Damien Hirst,” Musee Maillol, Paris (2/3-6/28/11) Look Again, Marlborough Chelsea, New York (1/13-2/13/10)

2009 - Traces: Imma Limited Editions, Irish Museum Of Modern Art, Dublin (9/26/09-1/3/10)
Vraoum! Tresors De La Bande Dessinee Et Art Contemporain, La Maison Rouge – Fondation Antoine De Galbert, Paris (5/28-9/27/09) Influence Pop, Galérie Jérôme De Noirmont, Paris (2/6-3/28/09)

2008 - Wall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, curated by Lisa Dennison, Flag Art Foundation, New York (10/3/08-4/18/09), travels to Albright Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY (11/13/09-2/21/10) I Won't Grow Up, Cheim & Read, New York (6/26 - 8/29/08)
The Old, Weird America. Folk Themes in Contemporary Art, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston (5/10-7/20/08), travels to DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park, Lincoln, MA (6/6-9/8/09), Frye Museum, Seattle, WA (10/3/09-1/3/10)

2007 -Warhol Portrayed, Centro Cultural y de Arte 'La Casa Encendida', Madrid, (11/22/07 - 1/20/08)

2006

2005 2004

2003 2002 – 03 2001

2000
1998 1997
I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton In Art, Cheim & Read, New York (9/20 – 11/3/07) Cinéma, Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (5/23-7/21/07)
Signes & Prodiges, FIAC 2006, Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris (10/26/06- 10/30/06) The Name of the Show is Not Gay Art Now, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York (6/8 – 7/21/06)
A Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York (5/30 -11/30/06) Less is more / more is less, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN
Chronos. Il tempo nell’arte dall’epoca barocca all’età contemporanea, Il Filatoio, Caraglio (Cuneo)
I am the Walrus, curated by Jan Avgikos, Cheim & Read, New York, (6/10 – 8/20/04) MOI ! Autoportraits du XXe siècle; traveling exhibition: Musée du Luxembourg, Paris; Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
Happy Birthday! Galerie Jérôme de Noirmont, Paris
Aftökur & ùtrymingar, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Island (1/18 – 3/9/03) Face & Cie (Facéties), Carolus Duran et Compagnie, Musée des Beaux Arts de Tourcoing (3/9 – 6/9/03)
Les Jeux dans l’art du XXème siècle, Espace Bellevue, Biarritz (6/22 – 10/3/03); Palais Montezumo, Saragosse, Spain (10/29/02 – 1/6/03) Contents, Briggs – Robinson Gallery, New York
Between Earth and Heaven – New Classical Movements in the Art of Today, Museum of Modern Art, Ostende (2/23 – 9/2/01) Manfred Heiting Collection, Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (4/7 – 6/24/01) Hommage à Harry Lunn, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York (1/18 – 3/10/01)
Excentriques, Un Manifeste de l’apparence, Boutique le Printemps, Paris (9/29 – 10/21/00) Narcisse blessé, Autoportraits contemporains 1970 – 2000, Passage de Retz, Paris (6/19 – 9/2/00)
Protest and Survive, Demonstration, The White Chapel Gallery, London (9/15 – 11/12/00)
First Glen Dimplex Award Exhibition, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Confrontations, Triskel Art Center, Cork Small Faces, Guy Mc Intyre, New York
Invisibilities, Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
Galerie de Lege Ruimte, Gent, Belgium

1996 - Prospect’96, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt Galerie Torch, Amsterdam (photography)
Photogravure - A Survey: 1903-1996, Marlborough Gallery, New York Double Vie, Double Vue, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris

1995 - Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York The Tibetan Show, Robert Miller Gallery, New York
An American Century of Photography, The Hallmark Photographic Collection, Hallmark Cards, Kansas City traveling exhibition; International Center of Photography, New York; Contemporary Still Life, James Graham & Sons Gallery, New York
Donald Baechler, Guillermo Kuitca, MacDermott & MacGough, Alexis Rockman, Ray Smith, Galerie Vidal-Saint Phalle, Paris

1994 - Pierre et Gilles, MacDermott & MacGough, Robert Mapplethorpe, Salle des Fêtes, 25e Rencontres Internationales de Photographie, Arles

1992 - Outspoken & Handcrafted : Art by Eric Avery, Ann Krauss, MacDermott & MacGough and Faith Ringgold, Museum of Fine Arts, Henry & Louis Foster Gallerry, Boston

1991 - Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Framed, Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco
In a Dream, Robert Miller Gallery, New York; traveling exhibition: Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta Rope, Fernando Alcolea Gallery, Barcelona, Spain ; Photography from 1980 to 1990, Ginny Williams Gallery, Denver Photography 1980 to 1990, Tavelli Gallery, Aspen
Consorts, Pence Gallery, Santa Monica Art About Art, Galerie Urbi et Orbi, Paris Portraits on Paper, Robert Miller Gallery, New York Junge amerikanische und deutsche malerei, Galerie Schulze, Cologne A Passion for Art, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York The Golden Age, Kunstverein Stuttgart

1990 - Improvissazione, Prima Galleria, Trento, Italy The Garden, A.D. Gallery, New York
Summer Group Exhibition, Sperone Westwater, New York Deciphering Modernism in Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Art That Happens to be Photography, Texas Gallery, Houston Team Spirit, Independent Curators Incorporated (ICI), New York; traveling exhibition: Neuberger Museum, State University of New York at Purchase,
New York; Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver; The Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami; Spirit Center for the Arts, Charlotte; Davenport Art Museum, Davenport, Iowa; Laumier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis
The Charade of Mastery, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Group Show, Galleria Seno, Milan

1989 - L’invention d’un Art, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris Prospect Photographie, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
Prospect Photographie, PPS Galerie F.C. Gundlach, Hamburg; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, traveling exhibition: The National Gallery of Greece, Athens; The Art Museum of the Atheneum, Helsinki;- The Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv; The National Museum of Poland, Warsaw

1988 - The Binational, traveling exhibition: Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Städtische Kunsthalle, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

1987 - Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York
Of Ever-Ever Land I Speak, Stux Gallery, New York

1986 - Pat Hearn Gallery, New York Mario Diacono Gallery, Boston Loughelton Gallery, New York
What It Is, Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York 1985 Rudolf Zwirner Gallery, Cologne
Anni Ottanta, International Exhibition, Bologna 1984 Holly Solomon Gallery, New York