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Zurich Load, 2016, Manifesta 11
Zurich Load, 2016, Manifesta 11
Tall Domi, 2015, oil on canvas, 90.5 x 67 in.
Tall Domi, 2015, oil on canvas, 90.5 x 67 in.
Mad Addi 5, 2014, oil paint on cotton canvas, 82 x 59 in.
Mad Addi 5, 2014, oil paint on cotton canvas, 82 x 59 in.
David Kissinger Jacuzzi, 2012, fiberglass resin, cardboard, enamel paint, 48 x 72 7/8 x 116 7/8 in.
David Kissinger Jacuzzi, 2012, fiberglass resin, cardboard, enamel paint, 48 x 72 7/8 x 116 7/8 in.
Cowman Country Side Study 2, 2015, aquarelle on cotton, 51 x 74 1/2 in.
Cowman Country Side Study 2, 2015, aquarelle on cotton, 51 x 74 1/2 in.
Flat Desert Cola Pool (production still), 2010
Flat Desert Cola Pool (production still), 2010
Mouth Head Lick, 2013, artist produced diet cola on cotton, 98 3/8 x 196 7/8 in.
Mouth Head Lick, 2013, artist produced diet cola on cotton, 98 3/8 x 196 7/8 in.
Cloud Nymph (reading), 2014, oil on canvas, 82 5/8 x 59 in.
Cloud Nymph (reading), 2014, oil on canvas, 82 5/8 x 59 in.
Untitled Video (Installation View 1), 2011, 4 channel projection, dimensions variable, TRT-10 min
Untitled Video (Installation View 1), 2011, 4 channel projection, dimensions variable, TRT-10 min
Watershed, 2009, 53rd Venice Biennale
Watershed, 2009, 53rd Venice Biennale

1970 Born in Castro Valley, CA

 

The artist lives and works in Frankfurt, Germany

 

Education

 

1994 —

UCLA, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

 

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Biennials

 

2016 —

Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland

 

2012 —

30th São Paulo Biennial, Brasil

 

2009 —

53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

 

2007 —

2nd Moscow Biennial, Russia

 

2006 —

4th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany

 

2001 —

1st Ghent Quadrennial, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2017 —

Tender, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

 

2016 —

Bounty, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

Push, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

MR2, Alaia Exhibitions, Paris, France

 

2015 —

Y ask Y, Kostyal, Stockholm, Sweden

 

2014 —

Power Lunch, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

Double Deck, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, Marlborough Gallery, Monaco

Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen

Model, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

Spanish Donkey A-Hole Sport Drink Bilbao Sunscreen Model Drawings, in collaboration

with Paul McCarthy, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2013 —

Flood, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY

 

2012 —

Simulated Personal Rescue Enclosures, Hotel Gallery, London, U.K.

The Untitled Video, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2011 —

Hollywood Deals, O.P.A. (Oficina para Proyectos de Arte), Guadalajara, Mexico

Argento Lawn Chairs, Art Basel Design Fair, Cumulus Studios, Basel, Switzerland

Impulse Strategies, Galerie Georges-Phillippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

 

2010 —

HARD ON, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

New Living, COBRA Museum, Amstelveen, Netherlands

Neues Wohnen, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany

Retreat, BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna, Austria

Diet Cola Works, The Box, Los Angeles, CA

 

2009 —

The New New Age Film Festival, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany

Sell and Destroy - Redrawing the Bottom Line, Frieze Projects, London, U.K.

 

2008 —

New New Age Film Festival, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

CANBURGER, Galerie Georges-Phillippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

16x9 Action Film, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

 

2007 —

Almost Every City in the World, Galerie Vallois, Paris, France

Fat Slices and Conscious Primers, MC Kunst, Los Angeles, CA

Reaction Time, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Shitrock Crate and Tapestry Cartoons, The Box, Los Angeles, CA

16x9 Action Film, MOCA Los Angeles, CA

 

2006 —

Recent Jacuzzis, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2005 —

Top, Back and Bottom of Mind Awareness, Maccarone, Inc., New York, NY

New Jacuzzis, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

 

2004 —

Carpe Denim, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2003 —

Overhead Baggage Treatment, Maccarone, Inc., New York, NY

 

1999 —

Business on Sunset, BOSS Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2016 —

'Prototypology’, Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy

History of Nothing, White Cube Gallery, London, U.K.

Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland

Impromptu, The Box, Los Angeles, CA

Omul Negru, Nicodim Gallery, Bucharest, Romania

Omul Negru, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

SMS SOS, Marlborough Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

 

2015 —

Paulin, Paulin, Paulin, Gallery Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France

The World is Made of Stories, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

American Esoterica, Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv, Bulgaria

Brunch over Troubled Waters, Plutschow Gallery, Zurich

Six Advertisements, Marlborough Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY

EAGLES II, Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain

 

2014 —

Sigmund Freud and the Play on the Burden of Representation, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria

The Go Between, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy

Group Spirit, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

 

2013 —

'Bald Eagle’, Haubrok projects, Berlin, Germany

356 Sculptures, 356 Mission Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

2012 —

EAGLES, Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain

PRIVACY, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany

TRACK, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium

Made in Germany Zwei, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany

 

2011 —

Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, NY

Commercial Break, GARAGE Center of Contemporary Culture (Moscow), Venice, Italy

A painting show, AUTOCENTER, Berlin, Germany

Notes on Notes on Camp, Invisible Exports, New York, New York, NY

Informellnatur, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany

My Beautiful Mongo, Thomas Brambilla Contemporary Art, Bergamo, Italy

Strictly Global, Deutsche Bank Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

Involuntary, Ford Project, New York, New York, NY

Das Meer: Traum and Wirklichkeit, Eres Stiftung, Munich, Germany

 

2010 —

TRANSZENDENZ INC, AUTOCENTER, Berlin, Germany

During Office Hours, VGF, Berlin, Germany

Auteur/Amateur, Layr Wüstenhagen, Vienna, Austria

Vaxination, Xippas Gallery, Athens, Greece

The Traveling Show, La Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico

Where do we go from here?, selections from the Jumex Collection, CAC, Cincinnati, OH

The New New Age Film Festival, selected films, LICHTER Festival, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2009 —

Where do we go from here?, selects of the Jumex Collection, The Bass Museum, Miami, FL

Rotating View, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Making Worlds, 53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

Remap 2, Athens, Greece

Nothingness and Being, 7th Interpretation of The Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico

Quand la premiere ivresse des suces bruyants..., CAPC Musee d'art contemporain de

Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

When the mood strikes... The Collection of Wilfred & Yannicke Cooreman-De Smedt,

MDD Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

 

2008 —

Anthology, Otero Plassart, Los Angeles, CA

Meet Me Around the Corner, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Sweden

No Leftovers, Kunsthalle Bern, Berne, Switzerland

Walls in the Street, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade, Serbia

Working Men, Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland

The Practice of Everyday Life, Feinkost Gallery, Berlin, Germany

Hotel California, Galerie Georges-Phillippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

An Unruly History of the readymade, Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico

Group Show, Sebastian Guinness Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

 

2007 —

27 Timer, Hollesgard, Hollesgard, Denmark

Pawnshop, e-Flux, New York, NY

Mind Hacking II, Wewerka Pavilion, Münster, Germany

Quotidian, BUIA Gallery, New York, NY

New Economy, Artists Space, New York, NY

Moscow Biennial 2, Moscow, Russia

Verbale, Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

Uncertain States of America, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark

 

2006 —

5 Billion Years, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

Uncertain States of America, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

E-flux Video Rental, Seoul, Korea, Antwerp, Belgium

Uncertain States of America, Serpentine Gallery, London, U.K.

Mobile: Suro Collection, Triangle Project Space, San Antonio, TX

Uncertain States of America, Bard Curatorial Center, New York, NY

Sculpture Park, Offenburg, Germany

Nice Fine Arts, curated by Axel Huber, Städtische Galerie Laar, Lahr, Germany

Von Mäusen und Menschen / Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany

Palm D'Or Television Pitch, Frankfurt, Germany

Space Boomerang, Swiss Institute, New York, NY

 

2005 —

Strich, Zeichnung, Bild, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria

Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

Off Key, Kunsthalle Bern, Berne, Switzerland

La Vista Hermosa, Liste, Basel, Switzerland

Do You Like Stuff?, Swiss Institute, New York, NY

Greater New York, MoMA P.S.1, Long Island City, New York, NY

Situational Prosthetics, New Langston Art Center, San Francisco, CA

E-flux Video Rental, Kunst Werke Berlin Germany, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2004 —

Dedicated to a Proposition, Extra City Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium

Sculpture Now, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany

Kotzrohr and Popular Ceramics, Video Program, Wilkinson Gallery, London, U.K.

E-flux Video Rental, e-Flux, New York, NY

 

2003 —

High Desert Test Sites, Los Angeles, CA

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

 

2002 —

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

 

2001 —

Casino, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium

 

2000 —

Sebastian Clough and Mike Bouchet, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, USA

Life After The Squirrel, Location One, New York, NY

 

1997 —

Snowball, collaboration with Jason Rhoades and Peter Bonde, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

 

1996 —

Size Matters, Special K Projects, Los Angeles, CA

 

1994 —

Common Denomination Language Expo, FAR, Los Angeles, CA

 

 

Public and Private Collections

 

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Francois Pinault Collection, Venice, Italy

The Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico

LVMH Collection, Paris, France

Moderne Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway

FNAC, Fonds National D'Art Contemporain, Paris, France

Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria

Bernard Arnault Collection, Paris, France

CAPC, musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

DekaBank, Frankfurt, Germany

Deutsche Bank Collection, Frankfurt, Germany

Permanent Floor at Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt, Germany

DZ Bank, Frankfurt, Germany

The Margulies Collection, Miami, Florida, United States

Sammlung Boros, Berlin, Germany

Sammlung Axel Haubrok, Berlin, Germany

Ullens Collection, Beijing, China

 

 

Monographs

 

Mike Bouchet, “Selected Works 1989-2009”, published by Sternberg Press, 2009

Mike Bouchet, “New Living”, published by Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, 2010

Mike Bouchet, “Retreat”, published by BAWAG foundation, Vienna, 2010

Mike Bouchet, “The New New Age Film Festival Saint John of God of Ghent Pall Mall Empire

Psychiatric Center Agreement Guide”, published by S.M.A.K., Ghent, 2012

Mike Bouchet, “FLOOD”, published by Marlborough Chelsea, 2013

Mike Bouchet, “Power Lunch”, published by Peres Projects publications, 2014