PETER CAIN

Born: Orange, NJ, 1959

Education: School of Visual Arts, New York, 1980-1982
Parsons School of Design, New York, 1977-1980

Died: New York, 1997


One-Person Exhibitions:

2017  
Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles

2016  
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (catalogue)

2005
The Sean Pictures, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
The Los Angeles Pictures, Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne (catalogue)

2002  
More Courage and Less Oil, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (catalogue)

1997  
New Paintings and Drawings, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1995  
Recent Paintings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco
Paintings, Drawings, Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1992  
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1991  
Simon Watson, New York

1990  
Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1989
Paintings and Drawings, Pat Hearn Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions:

2017
Fast Forward: Painting from the 1980s, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Strange Attractors: The Anthology of Interplanetary Folk Art, Vol. 1 Life on Earth, Organized by Bob Nickas, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles

2016
Pavlova's Dawg and Other Works by Gallery Artists, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles

2015
A Drawing Show, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2013
NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, New Museum, New York (catalogue)
Speak, Memory, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University, New York
Ambach & Rice Presents: 40 Years at the Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles

2011
Legacy: The Emily Fisher Landau Collection, Whitney Museum of Art, New York. Traveled to Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL (2013); San Jose Museum of Art, CA (2014); and Grand Rapids Art Museum, MI (2014) (catalogue)

2010
Pastorale, 80wse, New York (catalogue)

2009
Wall Rockets: Contemporary Artists and Ed Ruscha, FLAG Art Foundation, New York. Traveled to Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo (catalogue)

2006
Twice Drawn, Part 2, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY (catalogue)
Pop Art 1960’s->2000’s: From Lichtenstein, Warhol to the Current Generation, Seiji Togo Memorial Sompo Japan Museum of Art

2005
Drive: Automobili nell'arte contemporanea, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna (catalogue)
Contemporary American Art from the Misumi Collection, Tottori Prefectural Museum, Japan

2004
About Painting, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

2003
Pop Thru Out, Arario Gallery, Cheonan, Korea (catalogue)
PKM Gallery, Seoul
We Love Painting, Contemporary American Art from the Misumi Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo (catalogue)
My People Were Fair and Had Cum in their Hair (but Now They’re Content to Spray Stars from your Boughs), Team Gallery, New York
Auto-nom: das Automobil in der zeitgenossischen Kunst, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf (catalogue)
GameOver, Grimm|Rosenfeld, Munich

2002
Drawings: Alan Saret and Peter Cain, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Los Angeles

2001
Camera Works: The Photographic Impulse in Modern Art, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New
York
Surrounding Interiors: Views Inside the Car, Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL. Traveled to Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, MA, and Frederick R. Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis (catalogue)
A Work in Progress: Selections from the New Museum Collection, New Museum, New York
Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York (catalogue)

1999
Painting Pictures: Rendering the (Photo)real, Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA

1998
Painting Now and Forever: Part I, Matthew Marks Gallery and Pat Hearn Gallery, New York
Sea Change, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY (catalogue)
C, Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ

1997
Landscape: The Pastoral to the Urban, Center for Curatorial Studies Museum, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Project Painting, Basilico Fine Arts, New York (catalogue)
Technological Drift, Lawing Gallery, Houston
Heart, Mind, Body, Soul: American Art in the 1990s. Selections from the Permanent Collection, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

1996
American Art 1975-1995 from the Whitney Museum: Multiple Identity, National Gallery, Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens. Traveled to Museu d’Art Contemporani, Barcelona; Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; and Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin (catalogue)
Innovation: American Art of Today from the Misumi Art Collection, Kawamura Memorial Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan (catalogue)
The Changing Image, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milan (catalogue)
Vehicle, Paolo Baldacci Gallery, New York

1995
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
Richard Artschwager, Peter Cain, Vija Celmins, Chuck Close, Joseph Cornell, Robert Gober, George Stoll, Steve Wolf, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco
Summer Group Exhibition: Richmond Burton, Peter Cain, John Chamberlain, Andreas Gursky, Roni Horn, Gary Hume, Andy Warhol, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
25 Americans: Painting in the 90s, Milwaukee Art Museum (catalogue)

1994
Desire (Visionaire/DIFFA Benefit Exhibition), Charles Cowles Gallery, New York
The Institute of Cultural Anxiety, Works from the Collection, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (catalogue)

1993
Pittsburgh Collects, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
Drawing the Line Against AIDS, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice (under the aegis of the Venice Biennale) (catalogue)
1993 Biennial Exhibition, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
A Series of Anniversary Exhibitions: Part III, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Art, Money & Myth, Palm Beach Community College Museum of Art, Lake Worth, FL
Everyday Life, Kim Light Gallery, Los Angeles
Slittamenti, Venice Biennale
The Return of the Cadavre Exquis, The Drawing Center, New York. Traveled to Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Santa Monica Museum of Art, CA; Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis; and American Center, Paris (catalogue)

1992
5th Anniversary Show, Karsten Schubert Ltd., London
Psycho, Kunsthall, New York
Nayland Blake, Richmond Burton, Peter Cain, and Gary Hume, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1991
Something Pithier and More Psychological, Simon Watson, New York
Someone or Somebody, Meyers/Bloom Gallery, Los Angeles
Paintings and Drawings, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Vertigo: The Remake, Galerie Thaddeaus Ropac, Salzburg
Just what is it that makes today’s homes so different, so appealing?, The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY (catalogue)
(Dis)member, Simon Watson, New York
We've Lost E.T. but the Boy's Coming Back: Peter Cain, Michael Jenkins, Michael Landy, Karsten Schubert Ltd., London (catalogue)
Benefit Exhibition, Act-Up, The AIDS Coalition to Unleash Power, Paula Cooper Gallery and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1990
The Clinic, Simon Watson, New York
Pop 90, Postmasters, New York
The Children’s AIDS Project, A Benefit Exhibition, Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Vertigo, Galerie Thaddeaus Ropac, Paris (catalogue)