Michael Rey

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Biography


Born 1979 in Sarasota, FL
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

EDUCATION

2008 MFA, Art Center College of Design
2002 BFA, Ringling School of Art and Design

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA

2016
PLYDIS KAVEZero, Milan, Italy
2015
Michael Rey, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium
About a Work #4
, Zero, Milan, Italy
OMES
, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Michael Rey, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA
IBJECT, Room East, New York, NY

2011
Dracula Plus Plus, Young Art, Los Angeles, CA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017

May 13 - August 6, 2017: Process and Reality: Contemporary Art from the Permanent Collection, Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2016
Top Heavy, Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles, CA
Expanded Fields, Nymphius Projekte, Berlin, Germany

2015
Back To Basics, The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art, Malibu, CA
Vom Grossen und Ganzen, Herbert Gerisch-Stiftung, Neumünster, DE
Object Painting - Painting Object, Jonathan Viner, London, UK
Rio
, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium
A Peg to Hang It On
, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
Crunchy
, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY

2014
Amy Feldman/Michael Rey, Freddy, Baltimore, MD
Another Cats Show
, 356 Mission, Los Angeles, CA
Where were you?
, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Green Circle, Black Diamond, Ratio 3, San Francisco, CA
Hephaestus
, Office Baroque, Brussels, Belguim

2013
Alexandre da Cunha, Michael Rey, Michael Williams, B. Wurtz, Office Baroque, Antwerp, Belgium

2012
Chasm of the Supernova, Center for the Arts Eagle Rock, Los Angeles, CA

2010
Ooga Booga Reading Room, Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York, NY

2009
Is What It Is What It Is, Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA
Sculpture Park, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Cocktail Hour with Skip Arnold and Friends, Bonelli Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2007
My Buddy, UCLA New Wight Biennial, New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Bria, Ginevra. "Michael Rey e l'orlo del mondo. A Milano." Artribune, October 3, 2016.
Cutajar, Mario. "Michael Rey 'PLYDIS KAVE' at ZERO..., Milan'," Mousse Magazine, October 2016.
Gopnik, Blake. "Michael Rey's Imaginary Readymades," Blouin Art Info, May 1, 2014.
Wu, Su. "In L.A., Blurring the Line Between Art and Housewares," T Magazine (online), January 29, 2014.
Tuck, Geoff. “Initial and continuing thoughts on Michael Rey’s show at Young Art.” notes on looking, November 8, 2011.



PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
Weisman Art Museum, Minneapolis, MN
MoMCA Trento and Reovereto, Trento, Italy
Sabanci Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
ADN Collection, Bolzano, Italy
Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy