MICHAEL ASHKIN

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MICHAEL ASHKIN
www.michaelashkin.com
EDUCATION
1993 MFA, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1980 MA, Columbia University, New York, Middle East Languages and Cultures
1977 BA, The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Oriental Studies
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2013
2010
2009
2005 Andrea Rosen Gallery, Gallery 2, New York, May 6 - June 28
2002 Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, November 29 - January 18, 2003
Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne, Germany, October 30 - December 21
Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, September 10 - 30
2000 Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, January 28 - March 4
1999 Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, September 9 - October 30
Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France, April 27 - June 6
1998 Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, February 12 - March 21
1997 Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France, May 31 - July 31
1996 Feigen, Incorporated, Chicago, December 6 - January 17
Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, May 3 - June 8
1994 Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, January 7 - February 12
1992 Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, October 16 - November 14
GROUP EXHIBITIONS / EVENTS / PERFORMANCES
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
2005
2004
  • "Think Small," Illinois State Museum Chicago Gallery, curated by Robert Sill, September 17 -
  • January 14, 2005, traveling to Illinois State Museum, Springfield, Illinois State Museum,
  • Lockport (catalogue)
2003
  • "The Power of Wings," The Duke University Museum of Art, Durham, North Carolina, Nov. 6 -
  • January 11, 2004
2002
2001
2000
  • Gallery Patrick Seguin, Paris, France, September 16 - October 31
  • "From a Distance: Landscape in Contemporary Art," Institute of Contemporary Art,
  • Boston, Massachusetts, curated by Jessica Morgan, July 19 - October 8
  • "Desert and Transport," Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany, curated by Peter Thurmann, July 16 -
  • September 10, travels to Museum der Bildenden Kunst, Leipzig, November -
  • February 2001 (catalogue)
  • "Human/Nature," Caren Golden Gallery, New York, curated by Jane Harris, June 28 - July 28
  • "On the Horizon: Landscape at the Millenium," New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, New
  • Jersey, curated by Nancy Cohen, Jen Doninger and Perijane Zarembok,
  • April 2 - June 11 (catalogue)
  • "Sites Around the City: Art and Environment," Arizona State University Art Museum,
  • Tempe, Arizona, curated by Heather Lineberry, March 4 - June 4 (catalogue)
  • "Greater New York," P.S.1, New York, February 27 - May 16 (CD catalogue)
  • "The End," Exit Art, New York, January 29 - April 1
  • "Berardo Collection," Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, January 27 - April 27
  • "Small World: Dioramas in Contemporary Art," Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego,
  • La Jolla, California, curated by Toby Kamps, January 23 - April 30 (catalogue)
1999
  • "Construction Zones: Infrastructural forms and dysfunctions," California State University
  • at Fullerton, curated by Daniel Secrist, November 13 - December 17
  • "Story," A/C Project Room, New York, curated by Elyse Goldberg, September 9 -
  • October 9
  • "Modes of Art," Düsseldorf Kunstverein, Düsseldorf, Germany, curated by Michael
  • Krajewski, July 23 - October 10 (catalogue)
  • Landworks Studio, Inc., Salem, Massachusetts, organized by Nick Tobier, June 18
  • "Surroundings: Responses to the American Landscape," San Jose Museum of Art, San
  • Jose, California, June 6 - June 11, 2000
  • "Contemporary Collectors XIV," Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, La Jolla,
  • California, April 10 - June 2
  • "Souvenirs/Documents: 20 Years," PS 122 Gallery, New York, October 7-31
  • (catalogue)
  • "Sliding Scale," Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North
  • Carolina, curated by Ron Platt, February 20 - May 30 (pamphlet)
1998
  • "Encyclopedia, 1999," Turner & Runyon, Dallas, Texas, December 10 - February 6, 1999
  • "Time after Time," Emily Tsingou Gallery, London, England, November 6 - January 6, 1999
  • "Young Amercians 2," The Saatchi Gallery, London, September 10 - November 22
  • (catalogue)
  • "Where: Allegories of Site in Contemporary Art," The Whitney Museum of American Art
  • at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut, June 18 - August 29
  • "Shake!," PS 122 Gallery, New York, May 28 - June 28
  • "No is Yes," Four Walls, Brooklyn, New York, organized by Laura Parnes, March 8
1997
  • "New Found Land Scape," Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland, December 12 - January 24, 1998
  • "24 Seven," Galerie Klaus Peter Goebel, Stuttgart, Germany, curated by Alexander
  • Berscheid, October 24 - November 29
  • "Land Marks," The John Weber Gallery, New York, September 13 - October 11
  • "Elsewhere: Works by Michael Ashkin, Julie Becker, James Casebere, Miles Coolidge,
  • and Thomas Demand," Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburg, Pennsylvania,
  • curated by Madeline Grynsztejn, October 11 - January 11, 1998 (pamphlet)
  • "Michael Ashkin, Andreas Gursky, Fischli and Weiss," Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York,
  • June 6 - July 11
  • "Tableaux," Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida, curated by Bonnie Clearwater,
  • May 8 - July 27; traveled to Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas,
  • October 18 - November 30 (catalogue)
  • "Sculpture," James Graham & Sons, New York, July 10 - August 29
  • "1997 Biennial Exhibition," Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, curated by Lisa
  • Phillips and Louise Neri, March 20 - June 15 (catalogue)
  • "20th Anniversary Benefit Gala and Art Auction," The New Museum of Contemporary Art,
  • New York, May
  • "Across Lines," Rosenberg Gallery, Hofstra University, Hempstead, New York, curated by
  • Dan Devine, April 3-23
  • "Auto-portrait," Exit Art/The First World, New York, May 2-7
  • "Picturing," curated by Tomas Pospiszyl, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College,
  • Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, March 16 - April 13
  • "Hold it now, hit it," 498 Court, Brooklyn, organized by Derek Eller, February 28 - March 1
  • "Road Show '97," Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, organized by Bronwyn Keenan
  • and David Scher, February 15 - March 15
  • "At the Edge of the Landscape," Galeria Estrany - de la Mota, Barcelona, Spain, January
  • 30 - March 15
  • "Real World," New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA, January 15 - March 1
1996
  • "The Lie of the Land," University Art Museum, University of California at Santa Barbara, Santa
  • Barbara, CA, curated by Elizabeth Brown, November 24 - February 2, 1997 (pamphlet)
  • "Currents in Contemporary Art," organized by Andrew Massad and Bronwyn Keenan,
  • Christie's East, New York, July 22-31
  • "Space, Mind, Place," curated by John Connelly and Michelle Reyes, Andrea Rosen
  • Gallery, New York, July 8 - August 7
  • "Art Exchange Show," Bronwyn Keenan Gallery at 60 Broad Street, New York
  • "Site Specifics," The Carriage House Project Space, Islip Art Museum, Islip, New York,
  • curated by Karen Shaw, May 11 - July 7 (catalogue)
  • PS 122 Gallery, two-person show with Sally Etta Sheinfeld, New York, March 28 -
  • April 21
  • "Wish You Were Here," Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, March 1-30
  • MTV group show, organized by Bronwyn Keenan, The Green Room, MTV offices,
  • New York
  • "Group Hanging," Griffin Linton Contemporary Exhibitions, Costa Mesa, California
  • "Open Skies," SPAS Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, New York,
  • February 8-26 and March 11-12, curated by Jim Dingilian
  • "Constructions," Michael Klein Gallery, New York, January 20 - February 24
1995
  • "Oooze," The Black & Herron Space, New York, December 9-23
  • "Lookin' Good, Feelin' Good," 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, December 5-9
  • "Pure Hinterland," Randolph Street Gallery, Chicago, November 17 - December 22,
  • curated by David Hartt
  • Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, two-person show with Brad Kahlhamer, New York, October 6 -
  • November 4 (catalogue)
  • "Chess and Checkers," Exit Art, New York, September 23 - October 25
  • "The National Security State," Steffany Martz Gallery, New York, September 7 - October
  • 8, curated by Max Estenger
  • "Mini-Mundus," White Columns, New York, May 31 - June 30, curated by Teresa
  • Bramlette (catalogue)
  • "(page 13. . .)," 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, May 24, organized by Nick Tobier
  • "Way Cool," Exit Art/The First World, New York, May 6 - July 14, curated by Jeanette
  • Ingberman and Papo Colo
1994
  • "Investigations into the Physical and Metaphorical Hole," Gallery 2, Chicago, September
  • 2-30, curated by Jeanne Dunning and Larry Steger
  • "U-Haul," with Leslie Brack, Gina Manola, Mark Masyga, Martin Ohlin, Jeanne Tremel,
  • in rental truck, New York, September 17, artist organized
1993
  • "Twelve No Trump," Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago, September 10 - October 20
  • "The New Pier Show Sculpture Garden," Cityfront Center, Chicago, May 5-10
1992
  • "Ambient Spaces/Virtual Reality," Peter Miller Gallery, Chicago
  • "Ashkin, Fujiwara, Gouch, Levin, Starbuck, Tikka," Gallery 2, The School of the Art
  • Institute of Chicago, May 22 - June 19
  • "Migration," curated by Gail Forrest, The Dome Room, Chicago, January 15 - April 15
1991
  • "October Group Show," World Tattoo Gallery, Chicago, October 4 - November 2
  • "Fall Group Show," curated by Gail Forrest, The Dome Room, Chicago
  • "Response to War," Artemisia Gallery, Chicago, July 2-27
  • "Spring Group Show," curated by Gail Forrest, The Dome Room, Chicago
1990
  • "Five Different," 1800 North Clybourne, Chicago, November 10 - December 10, artist
  • organized
CURATED/ORGANIZED EXHIBITIONS
2011
2006
1995
  • "Lookin' Good, Feelin' Good," 450 Broadway Gallery, New York, December 5-9
1994
  • "U-Haul," with Leslie Brack, Gina Manola, Mark Masyga, Martin Ohlin, Jeanne Tremel,
  • in rental truck, New York, September 17, artist organized
1990
  • "Five Different," 1800 North Clybourne, Chicago, November 10 - December 10
CHARITABLE BENEFITS
2013
  • “The Rose Show,” Essex Flowers, NY, NY, August 11 – September 8
  • “2013 Annual Gala and Art Auction,” Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, March 1
2011
  • "Social Photography II," Carriage Trade, New York, December 6 - 20
2010
2008
  • "Aldrich Undercover," The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut,
  • November 21
2004
  • "Benefit 2004," Momenta Art at White Columns, New York, April 9 - May 1
2002
  • Benefit Art Auction, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, May
  • "Benefit 2002," Momenta Art at White Columns, New York, March 1 - March 16
2001
  • "Benefit 2001," Momenta Art at White Columns, New York, April 1 - April 24
2000
  • "Thirtieth Anniversary Benefit Silent Auction and Gala," White Columns, New York,
  • February 25 - March 11
  • "Benefit 2000," Momenta Art at White Columns, New York, April 16 - May 1
1998
  • "The Jewel Box Project to Benefit Bang on a Can," Gaga Gallery, New York,curated by Patrick
  • Callery, September 8 - 13
  • "Shake!," PS 122 Gallery, New York, May 28 - June 28
  • "Benefit 1998," Momenta Art at White Columns, New York, April
1997
  • "Benefit 1997," Momenta Art, New York, September 12 - October 11
  • "Auto-portrait," Exit Art/The First World, New York, May 2-7
  • "20th Anniversary Benefit Gala and Art Auction," The New Museum of Contemporary Art,
  • New York, May
1996
  • Sculpture Center Spring Benefit, New York, April 25
  • "White Columns Benefit Gala and Silent Auction," White Columns, New York, March 2 - 15
1995
  • "50," Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, March 31 - April 1, organized by Nick
  • Tobier
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Published Artist Writings and Projects
  • The Second World Congress of Free Artists. In Three Acts, "Were it not for." edited by Anthony Graves and
  • Camel Collective, Aarhus Kunsthal, 2013, ISBN-13: 978-8792025272.
  • Space and Desire, "Long Branch," Monitoring Scenography 03, edited by Thea Brejzek, Wolfgang
  • Greisenegger, Lawrence Wallen, 2011, Zurcher Hochschule der Kunste, ISBN 978-3-906437-35-4.
(Long Branch), by Michael Ashkin, Workroom G Editions, New York, 2010, ISBN 0-9677411-2-2
  • Urban Miracles, edited by Barbara Holub and Paul Rajakovics, Remise Bludenz, 2010,
  • ISBN-13: 978-3-902679-89-5
  • Michael Ashkin, "Here," edited by Annette Südbeck with essays by Anthony Graves and Elke Krasny,
  • Secession, 2009, ISBN-13: 978-3902592279.
  • Untitled (Experience of Place), "Untitled (Sayreville, NJ)," edited by Gregor Neuerer, Walther Koenig, 2004,
  • ISBN 3-88375-792-6
Garden State, by Michael Ashkin, Workroom G Editions, New York, 2000, ISBN 0-9677411-0-6
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Articles and Reviews
2013
  • Koh, Daveen:  Cornell Daily Sun, March 27, “What Holds Things Together”
  • Kwon, Mee-yoo:  The Korea Times, April 15, “Coolness in Courtesy of Luxembourg”
  • EDNA: Issue 4, p. 158
2011
2010
2009
2008
  • Lambert, Olympia: ArtCal, "Market Forces: Consuming Territories," May 22
2007
2005
2004
  • Gržiniċ, Marina: Camera Austria, "Untitled (Experience of Place)," No. 87/2004
2003
  • Berwick, Carly: The New York Times, "How One Artist Filled In the 'Holes' Known as New
  • Jersey," April 27
  • Burton, Johanna: Time Out New York, "Michael Ashkin, 'Notes Toward Desolation'," January 9–16,
  • p. 50
  • Grabner, Michelle: Bridge Online, "Watery, Domestic," Vol. 1 No. 4
  • Johnson, Ken: The New York Times, "Michael Ashkin: Notes Toward Desolation," January 10
  • Kerr, Merrily: Art on Paper, "Michael Ashkin: Notes Toward Desolation. Andrea Rosen Gallery,"
  • April, p. 61
  • Wilson, Michael: ArtForum, "Michael Ashkin," February, p. 142
  • The New Yorker, January 20, p.18
2002
  • Boecker, Susanne: Koelner Stadtanzeiger, "Schleichender Verfall," November 28
  • Boecker, Susanne: www.galerienkoeln.de, "Otto Schweins: Michael Ashkin," November/December
  • Büsser, Martin: JungeWelt, "Wo sind die Getränke?", July 17
  • Charlesworth, J. J.: Contemporary, "Bristol: Arnolfini Gallery," September, pp. 76–77
  • Heartney, Eleanor: Art in America, "A 600-Hour Documenta," September, pp. 86–95
  • Herbert, Martin: Art Monthly, "View Finder," September, pp. 39–41
  • Israel, Nico: Artforum.com, "'Doing' Documenta in a Day," June
  • Koegel, Alice: StadtRevue, "Michael Ashkins neue Fotoserien," December
  • Lafuente, Pablo, ArtReview, "Product of Place," September
  • Robinson, Walter: Artnet, "Monster Mash," July
  • Sinha, Gayatari: The Hindu, "Diatribe or art?," September 1
2001
  • McQuaidd, Cate: The Boston Globe, "Art of Absence," April 5
  • Restorff, Jörg: Künstzeitung, "Wüst, Leipzig, 'Desert und Transit,'" January
  • Rian, Jeff: Purple, "Scenic New Jersey," Spring (interview)
  • Ullrich, Annette: Kreuzer, "Das Abenteur Ruft," January, p. 50
2000
  • Bischoff, Dan: Sunday Star-Ledger, "Worlds of wonder: Rethinking the modern landscape,"
  • April 23, section 4, pp. 1–2
  • Boodro, Mike: Vogue, "Worlds Preserved," March, p. 352
  • Coughlin, M.: Art New England, "Institute of Contmporary Art/Boston: from a distance: approaching
  • landscape," Vol. 21, 6, p.54
  • Ganis, William: "Greater New York" cataologue, "Michael Phelan; Clara Williams; Jane Benson;
  • Mike O'shea; Michael Ashkin"
  • Cotter, Holland: The New York Times, February 25, p. E41
  • Exley, Roy: Flash Art, "Michael Ashkin," January–February, pp. 188-119
  • Hellmich, Sigrun: SZ, "Ästhetische Vollkost," March 12
  • Kliner, Dion: "Greater New York" catalogue, "Passing Through Nothing on the Way to Nowhere"
  • Joe Lagura: Summit Observer, "Landscape exhibit offers intriguing view of the lay of the land,"
  • April 27, p. B5
  • Lewinson, David: Artweek, "'Small World: Dioramas in Dontemporary Art' at MCA San Diego,"
  • March
  • Mahoney, Robert: Time Out New York, February 24 – March 2, p. 72
  • Mustroph, Tom: Metropol, "Hängematten im Dschungel," December 2
  • Millis, Christopher: The Boston Phoenix, "Hitting paydirt," August 25, 2000, p. 11
  • Nakamara, Marie-Pierre: Art Actuel, "Etranges petits modes," March–April, p. 55
  • O'Connell, Kim A.: Landscape Architecture, "Fungus Among Us," March, p. 14
  • Ollman, Leah: Los Angeles Times, "Tiny World Create Grand Illusions," pp. 69–70
  • Parcellin, Paul: Retro-Rocket.com, "View from above," July 26, 2000
  • Pincus, Robert L.: San Diego Tribune, "Windows on the world worthwaiting for," January 20
  • Pincus, Robert L.: San Diego Tribune, "'World' toys with magic of dioramas," February 6,
  • pp. E3–E4
  • Princenthal, Nancy: Art On Paper, "Artist's Book Beat," May–June, pp. 88–89
  • Richard, Frances: ArtForum, "Michael Ashkin," May, p. 176
  • Rönnau, Jens: KünstForum, "Desert & Transit," October–December, pp.321–324
  • Sherman, Mary: BostonHerald.com, "Landscapes keep distance from nature at ICA exhibit," July
  • July 23, 2000
  • Siegel, Katy: ArtForum, "Greater New York," May, pp. 174–175
  • Temin, Christine: The Boston Globe, "Illlustrating the loss of landscape," pp. D1, D8
  • Tarquinio, J. Alex: Forbes Digital Tool, "Art Exposure," March 11
  • Zimmer, William, The New York Times, "Getting Back to the Land in Summer Gallery Shows,
  • May 14
  • Contemporary Visual Arts, "Sites Around the City: Art and Environment," Issue 27, p. 85
1999
  • Carr, Genie: Artview, Winston-Salem, "Wonderland" and "Editor's View," April 14, p. 2
  • Exley, Roy: Contemporary Visual Arts, "Michael Ashkin," Issue 26, p. 61
  • Funderburk, Amy: Carolina Arts, "Perceptions of Reality: Sliding Scale," April
  • Gellatly, Andrew: Frieze, "Michael Ashkin," November–December
  • Halle, Howard: TimeOut New York, January 14–21, p. 50
  • Kent, Sarah: TimeOut London, September 29 – October 6, p. 50
  • Kroner, Magdalena: Rheinische Post, Dusseldorfer Feuilleton, "Spurensuche ohne
  • grosses Risiko," July 29
  • Liebs, Holger: Suddeutsche Zeitung, Munich, "Da spuck' ich drauf!," September 17
  • Meister, Helga: Westdeutsche Zeitung, Dusseldorf, "Venus im Schokobrei," July 31
  • Merten, Ulrike: Neue Rhein Zeitung, "Die Venus badet in weisser Schokolade," August 4
  • Patterson, Tom: Winston-Salem Journal, "Micro to Macro," February 21, pp. E1–E5
  • Reindl, Uta M.: Künstforum International, "mode of art," September–November
  • Vaillant, Alexis: Les Inrockuptibles, "Lost lost Highway," June 2–8, p.67
  • Bonner Generalanzeiger, "Im Himmel mit Lady Di," August 7–8
  • Flash Art, "'Time After Time' at Tsingou," January February, p. 39
  • The Independent on Sunday, "Michael Ashkin," September 26
  • Le Journal des Arts, May 14 – 27
  • Scene, "Michael Ashkin," October 1999
1998
  • Brown, Hero: Independent on Sunday, "Party On," September 13
  • Dalton, Jennifer: Review, "Shake at PS122 Gallery," June 15
  • Damianovic, Maia: Tema Celeste, "Michael Ashkin," pp. 65, 109
  • Farel, Zena: Indiaweekly, "All the Young Guns," September 11–17, p.25
  • Gayford, Martin: The Spectator, "The art game," September 12, p. 48
  • Green, David A..: The Village Voice, "On the Road," March 17, p.127
  • Griffen, Tim: On Paper, May–June
  • Halle, Howard: Time Out New York, March 19–26, p. 57
  • Hicks, Robert: The Villager, "Industrial but not alienated from nature," February 25
  • Hogin, Laurie: New Art Examiner, "Michael Ashkin," July/August, p.56
  • Johnson, Ken: The New York Times, March 6, p. E42
  • Johnson, Ken: The New York Times, March 13, p. E36
  • Kenton, Mary Jean: Sculpture, "Elsewhere: works by Michael Ashkin, Julie Becker, James
  • Casebere, Miles Coolidge and Thomas Demand," March, pp. 67–68
  • Kimmelman, Michael: The New York Times, December 18, p. E40
  • Kimmelman, Michael: The New York Times, "In Connecticut, Where Caravaggio First Landed,
  • July 17
  • Kliner, Dion: Flash Art, Summer, "After the Disasteroid," pp. 113–115
  • Levin, Kim: The Village Voice, March 10
  • Liebmann, Lisa and Adams, Brooks: New American Art at the Saatchi Gallery, "Nothing
  • Left Undone" (catalogue essay)
  • Murphy, Anna: Oberserver, "Dinky cars," August 23, pp. 22–23
  • Pedersen, Victoria: Paper, "Fascinating Fictions," March, p. 132
  • Perchuk, Andrew: ArtForum, "Michael Ashkin," Summer, p. 129
  • Rockwell, Steve: dArt International, April, May, June, p. 38
  • Searle, Adrian: The Guardian, "The infants Liam and Noel on the sofa... Is this what
  • passes for the new American Dream?," September 8, pp. 10–11
  • Smith, Roberta: The New York Times, "Edwin Zwack," May 29
  • Smith, Roberta: The New York Times, "Miles Coolidge," September 18, p. E35
  • Volk, Gregory: Art in America, "Michael Ashkin at Andrea Rosen," November, p. 129
  • Zimmer, William: The New York Times, "Landscape, the Site, the Meaning of Place,"
  • August 9, p. 12CT
  • NY Arts, "Mob Rule #11: Guilty Pleasures," April 1998, p. 9
1997
  • Adams, Brooks: Art in America, "Turtle Derby," June, pp. 37, 39
  • Arkhipoff, Elisabeth: Nova Magazine, "Michael Ashkin ne s'ennuie jamais assez," July–August,
  • p. 62
  • Bellinger, Jesse: Daily Nexus, "Would I Lie to You?," January 16
  • Boardman, Andrew: New Observations, "Popular Metaphysics," No. 115, Summer, pp.
  • 36–37
  • Chapman, Frances: WaterfrontWeek, "Whitney Biennial: There's No Place Like Home,"
  • May 22, p. 11
  • Clearwater, Bonnie: Tableaux, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami (catalogue
  • essay)
  • Dailey, Meghan: Bookforum, "Horse's Mouth," Summer
  • Dalton, Jennifer: Review, "B is for Biennial: Not Bad, but a Little Boring," April 1, p. 13
  • Doran, Anne: Time Out New York, July 10–17, p. 49
  • Drucker, Johanna: Sculpture, "Thingness and Objecthood," April, pp. 20–23
  • Fend, Peter: Artnet, "Architecture at the Whitney Biennial," May 13
  • Freedman, Matt: Review, "Space Mountain & Other Diversions," April 1, p. 10
  • Gabriel, Trip: The New York Times, "Trafficking in Toxic Waste and Human Loneliness,"
  • April 6, p. 43
  • Goldberg, RoseLee: Mirabella, "Running the Show," March/April, pp. 30–31
  • Halle, Howard: Time Out New York, "Showtime at the Whitney," April 3–10, pp. 39–40
  • Harris, Jane: Review, "The Surreal of the Everyday Fantasy Reigns," April 1, p. 39
  • Harris, Jane: Review, "Where are the Trains? An Interview with Michael Ashkin," April 1,
  • pp. 41–44
  • Herron, Annie: Review, "Inside/Outside," April 1, p. 73
  • Johnson, Ken: The New York Times, August 8
  • Kimmelman, Michael: The New York Times, "Sculpture," August 8, p. C25
  • Klein, Michael: Sculpture, "Michael Ashkin: The Other Side of the Tracks," October,
  • pp. 10–11
  • Knight, Christopher: Los Angeles Times, "Show Time at Biennial: Send in the Big
  • Crowds," March 21, pp. F1, F26
  • McClure, Lissa: Review, "The Medium and the Message," April 1, p. 67
  • Miller, Donald: Post-Gazette, "Models create another reality," Oct. 11
  • Morgan, Robert C.: Review, "Whitney Biennial Makes History," April 1, p. 46
  • Mumford, Steve: Review, "Art and Adolescent Megalomania: Boy Toys and Other Cool
  • Stuff," April 1, pp. 36–37
  • Nahas, Dominique: Review, "In Focus: The 1997 Whitney Biennial," April 1, p. 6
  • Pedersen, Victoria: Paper, "Biennial Best," March
  • Pospiszyl, Tomas: "Paraphrasing the Real: The Miniature Works of Kim Adams, Michael Ashkin
  • and Steven Brower," Thesis for MA in Curatorial Studies, Bard College, 1997
  • Rego, Juan Carlos: Arte y Parte, "Bienal Whitney," Summer 1997, p.33
  • Robinson, Walter: Artnet, "The 1997 Whitney Biennial: A First Look", March 19
  • Reneau, Oliver: Technikart, July–August, p. 94
  • Shearing, Graham: Tribune–Review, "Exhibit takes viewers 'Elsewhere'," October 17,
  • pp. D3–D4
  • Solin, Allison Lee: The Independent, "Impact," January 9
  • Worth, Alexi: Slate, "1997 Whitney Biennial," April 3
1996
  • Arning, Bill: Time Out New York, July 31 – August 7, p. 28
  • Arning, Bill: Time Out New York, July 10–17, p. 29
  • Arning, Bill: Time Out New York, May 29 – June 5, p. 26
  • Borruso, Sarah: HotWired, "Destination Nowhere," June
  • Bretthauer, Laurie: NY Soho Arts Magazine, "The Politics of Emerging Artists,"
  • November, pp. 12–13
  • Dykstra, Jean: Brooklyn Bridge, "Portable Wasteland," May, pp. 31–32
  • Henry, Max: Zingmagazine, Autumn/Winter, pp. 163–164
  • Levin, Kim: The Village Voice, May 21
  • Levin, Kim: The Village Voice, February 13
  • Lovelace, Carey: Newsday, "Works With Quirks," June 7
  • Mendelsohn, John: Artnet, "Michael Ashkin at Bronwyn Keenan," June
  • Pall, Ellen: The New York Times Magazine, "The Do–It–Yourself Dealers," September 1,
  • p. 35
  • Penenberg, Adam: World Art, "Tablelands," December, pp. 22–24
  • Servetar, Stuart: The New York Press, July 17–23
  • Servetar, Stuart: The New York Press, May 15–21
  • Servetar, Stuart: The New York Press, March 13–19
  • Servetar, Stuart: The New York Press, February 7–13
  • Smith, Roberta: The New York Times, "Space, Mind, Place," July 19, p. C26
  • Smith, Roberta: The New York Times, "Enter Youth, Quieter and Subtler," May 17, pp.
  • C1, C4
  • Steinke, Darcey: Spin, "Small World: Inside Michael Ashkin's miniature wastelands,"
  • June, p. 38
  • Van de Walle, Mark: ArtForum, "Michael Ashkin," October, p. 118
  • West, Aurora: Columbia, Fall
  • Wiens, Ann: New City, December 12
  • Harper's Magazine, (reproduction) September, p. 22
  • Harper's Magazine, (reproduction) March, p. 27
  • The New Yorker, February 12
  • The World (The Poetry Project), No. 52
1995
  • Cotter, Holland: The New York Times, June 30, p. C21
  • Glueck, Grace: The New York Observer, "Captivating Zoos of Art; To Be Young, 3–D and
  • Way Cool," May 29
  • Hess, Elizabeth: The Village Voice, "Never–Never Wasteland," May 23, p. 50
  • Klawans, Stuart: The Daily News, June 3
  • Levin, Kim: The Village Voice, October 24–30
  • Levin, Kim: The Village Voice, May 24–30
  • Pedersen, Victoria: Paper, June, p. 114
  • Servetar, Stuart: The New York Press, "Good Ship, Arty Pop," November 29 –
  • December 6
  • Servetar, Stuart: The New York Press, October 11–17
  • Servetar, Stuart: The New York Press, September 13–19
  • Servetar, Stuart: The New York Press, May 31 – June 6
  • Wallach, Amei: New York Newsday, "Young Artists Exploring by Light of Imagination,"
  • May 19
  • The Print Collector's Newsletter, "Check It Out," November–December, p. 177
1994
  • Artner, Alan G.: Chicago Tribune, "Ashkin Constructs Bizarre Scenarios," January 20,
  • Section 5 p. 11D
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  • Ann Wiens, editor of the New Art Examiner, January 27
1993
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1992
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  • October 29, Section 5, p. 10
  • McCracken, David: Chicago Tribune, "Ashkin's Cardboard Works Tantalize," May 29, p. 66
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Catalogs, Books, etc.
2014
  • Social Photography III, edited by Peter Scott, Carriage Trade.
2013
  • The Second World Congress of Free Artists. In Three Acts, by Anthony Graves and Camel
  • Collective, Aarhus Kunsthal, ISBN-13: 978-8792025272.
  • Depot/Centralia/Tiber, Workroom G Productions, DVD, with music by Annie Lewandowski and Tim
  • Feeney, essay by Jonathan Skinner, with a grant from Cornell Council of the Arts.
  • A More Perfect Day: Collection of Mudam Luxembourg, Artsonje Center, Samuso: Space for
  • Contemporary Art, Co., Ltd., Seolul, ISBN: 978-89-93535-21.
2012
  • What I Know About Penises, by Shelly Silver, onestar press.
2010
2009
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1998
1997
AWARDS AND RESIDENCIES
2013
  • Yaddo Residency Fellowship
2012
  • MacDowell Colony Residency Fellowship
  • Millay Colony Residency Fellowship
  • The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc. Grant
  • Cornell Council for the Arts Grant
2011
  • MacDowell Colony Fellowship
  • Cornell Council for the Arts Grant
2009
2008 Eastern State Penitentiary Proposal Development Grant, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
2000 Lannan Foundation Residency Fellowship, Marfa, Texas
1999 New York Foundation for the Arts, Lily Auchincloss Foundation Fellow, sculpture
1997 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.
INSTITUTIONAL COLLECTIONS
Whitney Museum of Art, New York, New York
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, California
Kolumba Art Museum, Cologne, Germany
Berardo Museum, Lisbon, Portugal
Arp Museum, Remagen, Germany
Progessive Art Collection, Cleveland, Ohio
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Mallin Collection, Buckhorn, Pound Ridge, New York
FMAC — Ville de Paris, Paris, France
MUDAM Luxembourg, Luxembourg
Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, North Carolina
Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, New York
Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado
Ackland Art Museum, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Progressive Art Collection, Cleveland, Ohio
Mallin Collection, Buckhorn, Pound Ridge, New York
Tishman Speyer Properties, New York
ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE
2006-
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Associate Professor
  • Director of Graduate Studies, 2007-2011
  • Watts Prize for Teaching Excellence: 2007 and 2011
2003-06
  • State University at Albany, Albany, NY
2005
  • State University at Purchase, Purchase, NY
  • International Center of Photography, New York, NY
  • The School of Visual Arts, New York, NY
2004-05
  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2003
  • Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, NY
ARTIST LECTURES/TALKS
2012
  • Yale University, New Haven, CT

2011
  • Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, RI
  • Colgate University, Hamilton, NY

2010
  • Aarhus Kunstbygning, Denmark
  • Alfred University, Alfred, NY
  • Herbert F. Johnson Museum, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Weatherspoon Museum of Art (Falk Visiting Artist), Greensboro, NC

2009
  • Vienna Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
  • Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Zurich, Switzerland

2008
  • Milwaukee Institute of Art and Design, Milwaukee, WI

2006
  • Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • State University at Albany, Albany, NY
  • Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2005
  • State University at Purchase, Purchase, NY

2004
  • Columbia University, New York, NY
  • State University at Albany, Albany, NY
  • The New Museum Book Store, New York, NY

2003
  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
  • Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA

2002
  • State University at Purchase, Purchase, NY

2000
  • Junior Associates, MoMA, New York, NY
  • Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
  • Hunter College, New York, NY

1999
  • Sotheby's, London, England
  • State University at Albany, Albany, NY
  • State University at New Paltz, New Paltz, NY
  • Drew University, New Jersey

1998
  • Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, MI
  • Independent Curators Association, NY

1996
  • Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA