Sean Scully

Biography

1945

Born in Dublin, Ireland

1965 - 1972

Studied at Croydon College of Art, London, and Newcastle University, England

1983

Became an American Citizen and received a Guggenheim Fellowship

1989 - 1993

Nominated twice for the Turner Prize

2002 - 2007

Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich

2003

Received Honorary Degrees, Doctorate of Fine Arts from The Massachusetts College of Art, Boston and the National University of Ireland, Dublin

2010

Awarded Honorary Degree, Doctor of Letters by Newcastle University, Newcastle, UK

2016

Awarded "International Artist of the Year", by Harper's BAZAAR ART China



Lives and works in New York City, Berlin and outside Munich

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017

"Sean Scully", Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow, Russia

"Sean Scully", Kunsthaus Lempertz, Brussels, Belgium

"Resistance and Persistence", Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China

"Sean Scully: Sculpture Show", Cheim & Read, New York, USA

2016

"Sean Scully", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"Sean Scully", Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

"Sean Scully. Book.", Garrison Art Center, The Riverside Galleries, Garrison, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: 80’s works", Mnuchin Gallery, New York, USA

"Sean Scully", Fundacion Bancaja, Valencia, Spain

"Sean Scully. The Body and the Frame", Dům Umění České Budějovice, House of Art, Budweis, Czech Republic

"Resistance and Persistence", Art Museum of the Nanjing University of the Arts, travels to Guangdong Museum of Art, Guangzhou and Hubei Museum of Art, Wuhan, China

"Sean Scully: Circa 1970", Cheim & Read Off-Site Location, Ridgewood, New York, USA

2015

"Four Days", Kewenig, Berlin

"Different Places", Chateaux La Coste en Provence, Le Puy Ste Réparade, France

"Sean Scully", National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

"Figure | Abstract", Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany

"Figure | Abstract", Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

"Sean Scully: Land | Sea", Palazzo Falier, Venice, Italy

"Sean Scully: Landline", Cheim & Read, New York, USA

"Sean Scully. Moving or profound or necessary or beautiful", Pinacoteca do Estado and Centro Universitário Maria Antonia, São Paulo, Brazil Palazzo Falier, Venice, Italy

" Sean Scully – Malerei als Weltaneignung", Museum Liaunig, Neuhaus, Austria

National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

"Home", Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Sean Scully 1974-2015", Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, Brazil; Monastery of St. Cecília de Montserrat, Barcelona, Spain

"Different Places", Château La Coste, Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, France

2014

"Figure | Abstract", Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany; travelled to Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany; Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

"Sean Scully: Encounters: A New Master Among Old Masters", Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford, England

"Sean Scully: Kind of Red", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"Follow the Heart", Shanghai Himalayas Museum, Shanghai, China; travelled to Central Academy of Fine Art, Beijing, China

2013

"Sean Scully: Night and Day", Cheim & Read, New York, USA

"Doric", Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland; traveled to Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins, Mougins, France

"Sean Scully: Change and Horizontals", Galleria Nazional D’arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome,

Italy

"Sean Scully: Passages/ Impressions/ Surfaces", Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

"Sean Scully: Triptychs", Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, West Sussex, England

"Sean Scully, Philadelphia Museum of Art", Philadelphia, USA

"Sean Scully: Change and Horizontals", Walter Storms Galerie, Munich, Germany

2012

"Sean Scully: Works on Paper / Wall of Light Red Shade", Van Every / Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina, USA

"Sean Scully: Change and Horizontals", traveled to Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art (MIMA), Middlesbrough, England; Walter Storms Galerie, Munich, Germany; Galleria nazional d’arte moderna e contemporanea, Rome, Italy; Drawing Center, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Grey Wolf – A Retrospective", Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland; traveled to Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria

"Sean Scully: Luz del Sur", Alhambra, Palacio Carlos V, Granada, Spain

"Sean Scully: Doric Order", Benaki Museum of Art, Athens, Greece; traveled to Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno (IVAM), Valencia, Spain

"Sean Scully: Iona & Related Paintings", Alter Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

"Sean Scully: The Evocative Capacity of Painting", Wooson Gallery, Daegu, South Korea

The Verey Gallery, Eton College, Windsor, England

2011

"Sean Scully: Works from the 1980s", Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany

"Sean Scully: Works on Paper", Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, the George Washington University, Washington, DC

"Sean Scully: Cut Ground", Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Sean Scully Paintings and Watercolors", Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin Madison, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

2010

"Sean Scully: Iona", Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

"Sean Scully: Works from the 1980s", VISUAL—Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Ireland; traveled to Leeds Art Gallery, England

"Sean Scully: Works from the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth", The Old Jail Art Center, Albany, Texas

Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"Die Bilderwelt von Sean Scully", Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany

"Liliane", Alexander and Bonin, New York, USA

2009

"Sean Scully: Paintings from the 80´s", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"Constantinople or the Sensual Concealed. The Imagery of Sean Scully", Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany; traveled to Ulster Museum, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"Sean Scully: Recent Works", Walter Storms Galerie, Munich, Germany Sean Scully: Emotion and Structure, House of Fine Arts / Modern Gallery—László Vass Collection, Veszprém, Hungary

"Sean Scully: Recent Paintings", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

2008

"Sean Scully: The Art of the Stripe", Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, USA

"Sean Scully: la Surface Peinte", Galerie Lelong, Paris, France Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain

2007

"Sean Scully: Dedicate a García Lorca", Instituto Cervantes Dublin, Dublin, Ireland

"Sean Scully: A Retrospective", Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain; traveled to Musée d’Arte Moderne, St. Etienne, France; Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma al Mattatoio, Rome, Italy; Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

"Sean Scully: Walls of Aran", Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Sean Scully: Aran Islands: A Portfolio of Photographs", Galerie Lelong, New York

"Sean Scully: Walls of Aran", Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

"The Prints of Sean Scully", Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC; traveled to Naples Museum of Art, Naples, Florida; Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota; Hyde Collection, Glen Falls, New York

"Sean Scully: New Painting", Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland

2006

"Sean Scully: Die Architektur der Farbe / The Architecture of Color", Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France

"Sean Scully: Recent Paintings", L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

2005

"Sean Scully: Faith—Hope—Love", Augustinerkloster, Erfurt, Germany Sean Scully: Graphic Works, Fenton Gallery, Cork, Ireland

"Sean Scully: Paintings and Works on Paper", Abbott Hall Art Gallery at Lakeland Artists Trust, Kendal, England

"Sean Scully: Malerie: kleine Formate", Staatliche Museen Kassel, Neue Galerie, Kassel, Germany

"Sean Scully: New Work", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

"Sean Scully", Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

"Mirrors 1982–2004 Prints, Editions & Photographs", La Louviere Museum, La Louviere, Belgium

"Sean Scully: Photographs", Galeria Carles Tache, Barcelona, Spain

"Sean Scully: para García Lorca", Sala de Exposiciones Acala 31, Madrid, Spain

"Sean Scully: Wall of Light", The Phillips Collection, Washington DC; traveled to the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio; the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

2004

"Sean Scully: Photographs", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Sean Scully: España-Spain-Spanien", Kunsthalle Weimar, Harry Graf Kessler, Weimar, Germany

"Sean Scully: Fotografias", Galeria Estiarte, Madrid, Spain

"Sean Scully: Winter Robe", Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

"Sean Scully: Estampes 1983–2003", Centre Culturel Irlandais, Paris, France

"Sean Scully: Paintings from the 70s", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"tigres en el jardin: José Guerrero & Sean Scully", Centro José Guerrero, Granada, Spain

"Sean Scully: Etchings for Federica García Lorca", Huerta de San Vicente, Casa-Museo Federico García Lorca Foundation, Granada, Spain Holly Series, Kunstverein, Aichach, Aichach, Germany

"Sean Scully: Body of Light", National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

"Sean Scully: Photographs", Anne Reed Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho, USA

2003

Hôtel des Arts, Toulon, France

Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain

"Sean Scully: Photographs", Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland Sean Scully: Works 1990–2003, Sara Hilden Art Museum, Tampere, Finland; traveled to Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar, Germany

"Sean Scully: Photographs", L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California, USA

"Sean Scully: Prints and Photographs", Alexander and Bonin Gallery, New York, USA

2002

"Sean Scully", Cámara de Comercio Industria y Navegación de Cantabria, Santander, Spain; travelled to Ayuntamiento de Pamplona, Polvorín de la Cindadela, Spain

"Sean Scully",Galerie Neue Meister, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Dresden, Germany

"Sean Scully: Wall of Light, Figures", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

L.A. Louver Gallery, Venice, California, USA

"Sean Scully: Wall of Light", Centro de Arte Helio Oiticica, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2001

"Barcelona Etchings for Frederico García Lorca", Instituto Cervantes, London, England

"Sean Scully: Light + Gravity: Recent Wall of Light Paintings", Knoedler & Company, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: New Works on Paper", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: The 90s—Paintings, Pastels, Watercolors, Photographs", Kunstsammlung Nordrhein—Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany; traveled to Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany; Instituto Valencia d’Arte Modern, Valencia, Spain

"Sean Scully: Works on Paper", Rex Irwin Gallery, Woollahra, Australia; traveled to Dickerson Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

"Sean Scully: Light to Dark", Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

"Sean Scully: Walls", Windows, Horizons, David Winton Bell Gallery, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island

Musée Jenisch, Vevey, Switzerland

"Sean Scully: Wall of Light", Michael Auping, Museo De Arte Contemporaneo De Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico; traveled to Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City, Mexico

2000

"Sean Scully on Paper", the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Prints 1994–1998", Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain

"Sean Scully: Estampes 1983–1999", Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Caen, France

"Sean Scully: Photographies", Galerie de l'Ancien Collège, Ecole Municipale d’Arts Plastiques, Châtellerault, France

"Sean Scully: Graphics", A+A Galleria D’Arte, Venice, Italy

1999

Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

"Sean Scully: Prints 1968–1999", Graphische Sammlung Albertina, Vienna, Austria; traveled to Musée du Dessin et de l’Estampe Originale, Gravelines, France

"Sean Scully: New Paintings and Works on Paper", Danese Gallery and Galerie Lelong, New York

"Sean Scully: New Paintings", South London Gallery, London, England

"Sean Scully: Monotypes and Color Woodcuts 1987–1993 from the Garner Tullis Workshop", Galerie Kornfeld, Zurich, Switzerland

Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Sean Scully: Ten Barcelona Paintings", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

1998

"Sean Scully: Paintings and Works on Paper", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

"Sean Scully: Mirror Images: Paintings & Works on Paper", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria

Galerie Haas & Fuchs, Berlin, Germany

"Sean Scully: Seven Mirrors", Harris and Lewis Stacks, Mira Godard Gallery, Toronto, Canada

"Sean Scully: New Paintings and Works on Paper", Galleri Weinberger, Copenhagen, Denmark

Galeria Antonia Puyo, Zaragoza, Spain

"Sean Scully: Pastels, Watercolors, Prints and Photos", Galerie Le Triangle Blue Art Contemporain, Stavelot, Belgium

1997

"Sean Scully: Seven Unions", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"Sean Scully 1989–1997", La Sala de Exposiciones REKALDE, Bilbao, Spain; traveled to Salas del Palacio Episcopal, Plaza del Obispo, Málaga, Spain; Fundacio “la Caixa,” Palma de Mallorca, Spain

"Sean Scully 1982–1996", Manchester City Art Galleries & the Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England

"Sean Scully: Recent Paintings", Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Sean Scully: Floating Paintings and Photographs", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Obra Reciente: Pinturas, Acuarelas, Pasteles y Obra Grafica", Galeria DV, San Sebastian, Spain

Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Paintings & Works on Paper", Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland

"Sean Scully: Prints and Watercolors", John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

1996

"Sean Scully: The Catherine Paintings (1979–1995) & Watercolours", Casino Luxembourg, Forum d’art contemporain, Luxembourg

"Sean Scully: Obra grafica reciente", Edicions T Galeria D’Art, Barcelona, Spain

"Sean Scully: Paintings and Works on Paper", Galerie nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris; traveled to Neue Galerie der Stadt Linz, Linz, Austria; Culturgest, Lisbon, Portugal

"Sean Scully", Danilo Eccher, Galleria d’Arte Moderna—Villa Delle Rose, Bologna, Italy

Galeria Carles Taché, Barcelona, Spain

"Sean Scully: New Pastels", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Graphische Arbeiten", Galerie Angelika Harthan, Stuttgart, Germany

"Sean Scully: Works on Paper 1975–1996", Staatliche Graphische Sammlung, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany; traveled to Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen, Germany; Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Hovikodden, Norway; Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, England; Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Art, Dublin, Ireland; as Sean Scully: Works on Paper 1984–1996, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark; Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado; Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Albright- Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA

1995

Galeria De L’Ancien College, Châtellerault, France Waddington Galleries, London, England

"Sean Scully: The Beauty of the Real", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

"Sean Scully: Twenty Years 1976–1995", Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC; traveled to the High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia; Fundacio “la Caixa” Centre Cultural, Barcelona, Spain; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland; Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

"Sean Scully: The Catherine Paintings", Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany; traveled to Palais des Beaux-Arts, Charleroi, Belgium

Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA

1994

"Sean Scully: The Light in the Darkness", Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

"Sean Scully: Works on Paper", Knoedler & Co., New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Paintings", Butler Gallery, Kilkenny Castle, Kilkenny, Ireland Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Sean Scully: Obra graphica 1991–1994", Galeria DV, San Sebastian, Spain

"Sean Scully: La Forma e lo Spirito / Sean Scully: The Form and the Spirit", Galleria Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Milano, Italy

1993

Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: The Catherine Paintings", Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas

"Sean Scully: Heart of Darkness", Waddington Galleries, London, England

"Sean Scully: Paintings and Works on Paper", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

1992

"Sean Scully: New Graphic Works", Galleri Weinberger, Copenhagen, Denmark

"Sean Scully: Woodcuts", Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Prints and Related Works", Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: New Prints", Bobbie Greenfield Fine Art, Inc., Venice, California, USA

"Sean Scully: Woodcuts", Stephen Solovy Fine Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Daniel Weinberg Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA

"Sean Scully: Paintings 1973–1992", Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

Waddington Galleries, London, England

1991

"Sean Scully: Paintings and Works on Paper", Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland

1990

"Sean Scully: Prints", M. Art, Tokyo, Japan

Galerie de France, Paris, France

"Sean Scully: Monotypes from the Garner Tullis Workshop", Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: New Paintings", David McKee Gallery, New York, USA

1989

"Sean Scully: New Paintings", David McKee Gallery, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Paintings and Works on Paper 1982–1988", Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England; traveled to Centro de Arte Reina Sofia—Palacio de Velazquez, Parque del Retiro, Madrid, Spain; and Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

"Sean Scully: Pastel Drawings", Grob Gallery, London, England

"Sean Scully: Bilder und Zeichnungen", Galerie Karsten Greve, Cologne, Germany

1988

Fuji Television Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

"Four Paintings", Art Institute of Chicago, USA

1987

"Sean Scully: Monotypes from the Garner Tullis Workshop", Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, California

"Sean Scully: Monotypes", David McKee Gallery, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Recent Monotypes and Drawings", Flanders Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

Mayor Rowan Gallery, London, England

Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany

"Sean Scully: Matrix / Berkeley 112", University Art Museum, University of California at Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA

"Sean Scully", Neal Benezra, the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA

1986

"Sean Scully: Paintings 1985–1986", David McKee Gallery, New York, USA

1985

"Sean Scully", Carnegie Institute, Pittsburg, PA; traveled to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

"Sean Scully: New Paintings", David McKee Gallery, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Neue Arbeiten", Galerie Schmela, Düsseldorf, Germany

"Sean Scully", Susan Caldwell Inc., New York, USA

1984

"Sean Scully: Recent Paintings and Drawings", Juda Rowan Gallery, London, England

"Sean Scully: Schilderijen—Tekeningen", Galerij S65, Aalst, Belgium 1983 David McKee Gallery, New York, USA

1982

"Sean Scully: Recent Paintings", William Beadleston Inc., New York, USA

1981

"Sean Scully: Paintings 1971–1981", Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK; traveled under the auspices of the Arts Council of Great Britain to Ceolfrith Gallery, Sunderland Arts Centre, Sunderland, England; Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland; Warwick Arts Trust, London, England

"Sean Scully: Recent Paintings", Rowan Gallery, London, England Susan Caldwell Inc., New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Seven Drawings, a Wall Painting: Spider, to the people of Berlin, dedicated to Blinky Palermo", Museum für (Sub-) Kultur, Berlin, Germany

1980

Susan Caldwell Inc., New York, USA

1979

"Sean Scully: Recent Paintings", Rowan Gallery, London, England

"Painting for One Place", Peter Nadin’s Space, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Paintings 1975–1979", the Clocktower, New York, USA

"Sean Scully: Paintings & Drawings", Rowan Gallery, London, England

Duffy / Gibbs Gallery, New York, USA

1976

"Sean Scully: Works on Paper", Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA

1975

"Sean Scully: Recent Paintings", Rowan Gallery, London, England

"Sean Scully: Paintings 1974", Tortue Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA

1973

"The Phillips Collection: Picasso and Great Artists", The Daejeon Museum of Art, Daejeon Korea; Seoul

Arts Center, Korea

"Record’Art", Cadaques Church, Girona, Spain

"Summer Exhibition", Royal Academy of Arts, London, UK

"Back to the Future: Drawings from Tiepolo to Warhol", The Klüser Collection, Kunsthalle Krems,

Austria

"Encounter", Royal Academy of Arts in China, Yuan Museum, Beijing, China

"Post-Picasso. Reaccions Contemporaneas", Museo Picasso, Barcelona, Spain

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017

"Über den Umgang mit Menschen, wenn Zuneigung im Spiel ist. Sammlung Klein", Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

"Abstract Painting Now! Gerhard Richter, Katharina Grosse, Sean Scully... ", Kunsthalle Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria

"Selected works from the Hubert Looser collection", The National Gallery at the National Museum of Norway, Olso, Norway

"Sean Scully – Liliane Tomasko", Collection of Peter and Alison Klein Collection, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany

"Sean Scully – Liliane Tomasko", Centre D'art Contemporain Acentmetresdumonde, Perpiñán, France

"Against Landscape", Coniston Institute & Ruskin Museum, Cumbria, England; Glasgow School of Art, Scotland

"Sean Scully", Cheim & Read, New York, USA

"The Power of the Avant-garde", National Museum, The Feliks Jasienski Szolayski House, Krakow, Poland

"Park, Guangzhou", Holly's Gallery, Guangzhou, China

2016

"Cher(e)s Ami(e)s : Hommage aux donateurs des collections contemporaines", Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

"Holzwege", ShanghART, Shanghai

"Wir sind was wir sammeln", Museum Lothar Fischer, Neumarkt in der Oberpfalz, Germany

"Night in the Museum", Arts Council Collection, Birmingham Museum & Gallery, Birmingham

Kirchner, Léger, Scully & mehr. Werke aus der Hilti Art Foundation", Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz

"The Power of the Avant-garde", at BOZAR, Centre for Fine Arts, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels, Belgium

"As If, At Home. Artists in Europe", Box Freiraum, Berlin, Germany

"BASQUIAT, DUBUFFET, SOULAGES ... A PRIVATE COLLECTION", The Foundation Hermitage, Lausanne

"From Tiepolo to Basquiat", The Foundation Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland

"Chers Amis’", Musee National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

"DIALOGUE. Sammlung Looser - Museum Folkwang. Rodin – Giacometti | Rothko – Scully | Kline – de Kooning", Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

2015

"Kirchner, Léger, Scully & mehr, Hilti Art Foundation", Schaan, Liechtenstein

"Couleurs Contemporaines", Centre D’Art de Chateauvert, Chateauvert, France

"5 Years Schellingstrabe", Walter Storms Galerie, Munich, Germany

"'ein Moment-ewig’, Kunstwerk Sammlung Alison und Peter W. Klein", Stuttgart, Germany

"The Patton Collection, A Gift to North Carolina", North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, USA

"Galerie Lelong", Salas Municipales de Exposiciones de la Iglesia de las Francesas y del Museo de la Pasion, Valladolid, Spain


2014

"Sean Scully Encounters: A New Master among Old Masters", Christ Church Picture Gallery, Oxford, England

2013

"Farbiges Grau", Mies van der Rohe Haus, Berlin, Germany

"Germany Edge, Order, Rupture", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

"Once upon a time and a very good time it was…", Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

"Marokkanische Teppiche und Die Kunst Der Moderne", Die Neue Sammlung – The International

Design Museum, Munich, Germany

2012

"Window to the World: From Dürer to Mondrian and Beyond", Museo Cantonale d’Arte and Museo d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland; traveled to Fondation de l’Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland

"Abstract Drawings", Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, USA

"Stimuli: Prints and Multiples", Alexander and Bonin, New York, USA

"Bremerhaven-Berlin-Aichach: 35 artworks from 3 places and 37 years", Zweigstelle Berlin, Berlin, Germany

"Chemin faisant. . .", Musee jurassien des Arts, Moutier, Switzerland Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

2011

"Selected Prints", Galerie Klüser, Munich, Germany

"Photography: Richard Deacon, Frederick Hammersley, Sean Scully, Juan Uslé", L.A. Louver, Venice, California, USA

"Group Exhibition, Firestone Library, Rare Books & Special Collections", Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

"The Shadow of the Corner of the Wall. Liliane Tomasko and Sean Scully", Das Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany

"Zettels Traum: Die Zeichnungssammlung Bern und Verena Klüser", Von Der Heydt—Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

"The Cincinnati Art Award: Gifts and Warhol Portraits of Doug Cramer", Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

"Eroi / Heroes, Galleria Civica D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino, Italy

"The Minimal Gesture"", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"Gravity", Crawford Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

"Planos Sensibles", Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Alicante, Spain

"Body and Soul: Lawrence Carroll, Gotthard Graubner, Sean Scully", Hôtel des Arts, Toulon, France

"The Indiscipline of Painting: International abstraction from the 1960s to now", Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall, England; traveled to Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, England

"Multiplicity", Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington DC, USA

2010

"Kunstwerke aus der UBS Art Collection im Opern Turm Frankfurt", Der Opern Turm, Frankfurt, Germany

"From Homer to Hopper: American Watercolor Masterworks from the Currier Museum of Art", Currier Museum of Art, Manchester, New Hampshire More Photographs Than Bricks, Luther W. Brady Art Gallery / George Washington University, USA

"Living With Art: Collecting Contemporary in Metro New York", Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York, USA

"Summer Exhibition 2010", Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

"Calder to Warhol: Introducing the Fisher Collection", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, USA

"The Hugh Lane Centenary Print Collection", Linehall Arts Centre, Castlebar, Ireland

"Decameron", David Cohen, New York Studio School, New York, USA

"The Moderns: The Arts in Ireland from the 1900s to the 1970s", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"17 Malern", Bayerische Akademie der Schönon Künste, Munich, Germany

2009

"Building with Colour", Gallery North, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

"Drei. Das Triptychon in der Moderne", Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

"Regards Croises: Les oeuvres de la BEI à la BCEE", Galerie d’art contemporain Am Tunnel & Espace Edward Steichen, Luxembourg

"Second Biennial of the Canary Islands", CAAM—Los Balcones 11 y 13, Las Palmas De Gran Canaria, Spain

"Pop to Present", Pigott Family Gallery, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for

"Visual Arts", Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

"Shaping Reality: Geometric Abstraction after 1960", Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

"Passports", Whitechapel Gallery, London; and Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

"1999/ 2009, Regard Sur La Collection Du Conseil Général Du Var", Hôtel des Arts, Toulon, France

"Markierungen, Sean Scully & Jannis Kounellis", 401 Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

"Historias del Confin", Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain

"IN-FINITUM", 53rd Venice Biennale, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy

"The Weight of Light", VISUAL Centre for Contemporary Art, Carlow, Ireland

2008

"Masterpieces of Modern British Art: Selected works from the Derek Williams Trust and Amgueddfa Cymru National Museum Wales", Osborne Samuel Gallery, London

"Art is for the Spirit: Works from The UBS Art Collection", Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan

"MAXImin, Maximum Minimization in Contemporary Art", Fundacion Juan March, Madrid, Spain

"Degas to Diebenkorn: the Phillips Collects", the Phillips Collection, Washington DC, USA

"Monet-Kandinsky-Rothko und die folgen Wege der abstrakten Malerei", BA-CA Kunstforum Wien, Palais Ferstel, Vienna, Austria

"Unique Act: Five Abstract Painters", Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"New Horizons: the Collection of the Ishibashi Foundation", Bridgestone Museum of Art, Ishibashi Foundation, Tokyo, Japan

"Rhythmus 21—Positionen des Abstrakten", Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

"Paper Trail II: Passing Through Clouds", the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA

"The 183rd Annual: An Invitational Exhibition of Contemporary American Art", National Academy Museum & School of Fine Arts, New York, USA

"A Year in Drawing", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

"Reflections on Light: 30 Years Galerie Bernd Klüser", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

"Camouflage II", Galleria Gentili, Prato, Italy

"Hugh Lane Centenary Print Collection", the Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Made in Munich", Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

"Fifty Percent Solitude", Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Color into Light", Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA

2007

"Eight Days", Ingleby Gallery Edinburgh, UK

"Sean Scully & Alberto Giacometti: Walls of Aran, Head of Diego", Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

"Klasse Scully", whiteBOX e.v., Kultfabrik, Munich, Germany

"Radharc", Galway Arts Centre, Galway, Ireland

"Beckett", Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

"(I’m Always Touched) By Your Presence, Dear: New Acquisitions", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"Before and After Minimalism: A Century of Abstract Tendencies in the Daimler Chrysler Collection", Museu d’Art Espanyol Contemporani Fundacion Juan March, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

"Große Malerei", Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria

"Collecting the Past, Present, Future—Highlights of British Art From Turner to Freud", Abbot Hall Art Gallery, Kendal, England

"Themes and Variations in Painting and Sculpture", Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, USA

"Frisch Gestrichen", Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf, Switzerland

"DE-Natured. Painting, Sculpture and Work on Paper from the Anderson Collection + the Anderson Graphic Arts Collection", San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, USA

"No answer is also an answer—Recent acquisitions 2005–2007", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"La vida privada—Coleccion Josep Civit", Centro de Arte y Naturaleza— Fundacion Beulas, Huesca, Spain

2006

"Big Juicy Paintings (and more): Selections from the Permanent Collection", Miami Art Museum, Miami, Florida, USA

"Nomaden im Kunstsalon – Begegnungen mit der Moderne von Bayer bis Sol LeWitt", Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria

"Homage to Chilida", Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain

"The Unknown Masterpiece", ARTIUM Centro – Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporaneo, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain

"Kunst und Photographie, Photographie und Kunst", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

"Against the Grain, Contemporary Art from the Edward R. Broida Collection", the Museum of Modern Art, New York

"The Collector’s Collection", Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"Sammlung Essl—Kunst der Gegenwart", Kunstverein Villa Wessel, Iserlohn, Germany

2005

"Von Paul Gauguin bis Imi Knoebel, Werke aus der Hilti art foundation", Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein

"Western Biennale of Art: Art Tomorrow", John Natsoulas Center for the Arts, Davis, California, USA

"After The Thaw—Recent Irish Art from the AIB Collection", Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland

"The Giving Person", Fondazione Culturale Edison, Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, Naples, Italy

"Eye of the Storm: The IMMA Collection", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"Summer Group Show", McKee Gallery, New York, USA

"Fotografia", Galeria Estiarte, Madrid, Spain

"Minimalism and After IV", DaimlerChrysler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany

"Points of View: Landscapes and Photography", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

"Summer Group Show", Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Sean Scully, Stephan Girard, Nicolas Ruel", Galerie Orange Art Contemporain, Montreal, Canada; traveled to Galerie Lacerte Art Contemporain, Quebec City, Canada

"Soltanto Un Quadro Al Massimo", Accademia Tedesca Roma Villa Massimo, Rome, Italy

"Pairings II: Discovered Dialogues in Postwar Abstraction", Hackett-Freedman Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

"SIAR 50: 50 Years of Irish Art from the Collections of the Contemporary Irish Art Society", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

2004

"Masterprints", Sundsvalls Museum, Sundsvall, Sweden

"Picasso to Thiebaud", Cantor Center for Visual Arts, Stanford University, Stanford, California, USA

"A Vision of Modern Art, In Memory of Dorothy Walker", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"Pop Art to Minimalism: The Serial Attitude", Albertina, Vienna, Austria

"High Falutin Stuff", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"Bearings: Landscapes from the IMMA Collection", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"In the time of shaking. Irish Artists for Amnesty International", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"Behind Closed Doors", Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, USA

"Views from an Island and Representing the Tain", Millennium Monument Museum, Beijing, China; traveled to Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

"Monocromos: De Malevich al Presente", Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

"Matisse to Freud: A Critic’s Choice—The Alexander Walker Bequest", British Museum, London, England

"Bloomsday 16 Juni 1904–16 Juni 2004", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

"The Gallery Selects...", Alexander and Bonin, New York, USA

"Sean Scully / Jon Groom", Galerie 422, Gmunden, Austria

"Nueva tecnologia-nueva iconografia-nueva fotografia", Museu d’Arte Español Contemporani, Palma de Mallorca, Spain; traveled to Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca, Spain

"Destination Germany", Kunst Galerie Fürth, Fürth, Germany

"La Collection", Hôtel des Arts, Toulon, France

"Beneath the Sky", Cavan County Museum, Ballyjamesduff, Ireland

"Iranische Flachgewebe im Spiegel der Moderne", Historisches und Völkerkundemuseum, St. Gallen, Switzerland

2003

"Taché a Pelaires (Carroll, Cragg, Kounellis, Rousse, Scully)", Centro Cultural Contemporani Pelaires, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

"Abstraction in Photography", Von Lintel Gallery, New York, USA

"Human Stories – Photographs and Paintings from the Essl Collection", Ludwig Museum-Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary

"Inaugural Group Show", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England Avant-garde und Tradition, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria The Museum Store Collects, Arizona State University Art Museum, Nelson Fine Arts Center, Tempe, Arizona

"Divergent", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

"Streifzüge", Galerie Lelong, Zurich, Switzerland

"Nachbarschaften – Arbeiten auf Papier", Galerie Dittmar, Berlin, Germany

"Drawing Modern: Works from the Agnes Gund Collection", Cleveland Art Institute, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

"The Eighties—Part II: USA", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

"Grafiikkaa ja piirustuksia", Forum Box, Helsinki, Finland

2002

"Selected Works—A Collection", Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland

"Profile of a Collection: The Gordon Lambert Trust Collection at IMMA", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"The Rowan Collection: Contemporary British and Irish Art", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"Augenblick, Foto / Kunst", Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg, Vienna, Austria

"Choose your partner—An International Drawing Show", Nusser & Baumgart Contemporary, Munich, Germany

"Abstraction", Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

"25 Bienal De São Paulo", Fundação Bienal De São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil

"Epic Paintings from the Luther W. Brady Collection", Luther W. Brady Art Gallery, the George Washington University, Washington DC, USA

"Eight New Paintings", Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Extranjeros—Los Otros Artistas Españoles", Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Esteban Vicente, Segovia, Spain

"Margins of Abstraction", Kouros Gallery, New York, USA

"177th Annual Exhibition", National Academy of Design, New York, USA

"No Object, No Subject, No Matter...Abstraction in the IMMA Collection", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"Independent Visions", John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California

"Watercolor", New York Studio School, New York, USA

"Colour / Concept", National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

"110 Years: The Permanent Collection of the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth", Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas, USA

2001

"Group Show", McKee Gallery, New York Group Show, McKee Gallery, New York, USA

"Content is a Glimpse", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"A Century of Drawing: Works on Paper from Degas to LeWitt", the National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA

"Watercolor: In the Abstract", traveled to the Hyde Collection Art Museum, Glen Falls, New York; Michael C. Rockefeller Arts Center Gallery, SUNY College at Fredonia, New York; Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, Ohio; Ben Shahn Gallery, William Patterson University, Wayne, New Jersey; Sarah Moody

Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

2000

"Works on Paper", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"Sean Scully / Edwardo Chillida", Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England

"On Canvas: Contemporary Painting from the Collection", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

"Art Moves To Benefit The Cure, Benefiting the Christopher Reeve Paralysis Foundation", Bergdorf Goodman, New York; Auction at Sotheby’s New York, USA

"L’Ombra Della Ragione: L’Idea Del Sacro Nell’Identita Europa Nel XX Secolo", Galleria D’Arte Moderna Bologna, Bologna, Italy

"Von Albers bis Paik: Konstruktive Werke aus der Sammlung DaimlerChrylser", Haus für Konstruktive und Konkrete Kunst, Zurich, Switzerland

"Colleccion MMKSLW: Viena, de Warhol a Cabrita Reis", Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

"September Selections", Knoedler & Company, New York, USA

"Group Show", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England

"Une Ville—Une Collection", Centre de la Gravure et de l’Image Imprimee, La Louviere, Belgium

"New Works", Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland

"Import", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"Shifting Ground. Selected Works of Irish Art 1950–2000", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

1999

"Signature Pieces: Contemporary British Prints and Multiples", Alan Cristea Gallery, London, England

"Unlocking the Grid. Concerning the Grid in Recent Painting", Main Gallery, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island

"Side by Side", Knoedler & Company, New York, USA

"Geometrie als Gestalt: Strukturen der Modernen Kunst von Albers bis Paik: Werke der Sammlung Daimler Chrysler," Neue Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany; traveled as Von Albers bis Paik: Konstuktive Werke aus der Sammlung DaimlerChrysler, Haus für Konstruktive und Konkrete Kunst, Zurich, Switzerland

"The Art of Collecting", Flanders Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA

"A Land of Heart’s Desire—300 Years of Irish Art", Ulster Museum of Art, Belfast, Northern Ireland

"Drawing in the Present Tense", Parsons School of Design, New York; traveled to Eastern Connecticut State , USAUniversity, Willimantic, Connecticut; North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, North Dakota, USA

"Tore A. Holm’s Collection of Contemporary European Art—An Encounter between North and South", Centro Cultural del Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain

"The Essl Collection: The First View", Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg, Vienna, Austria

"25 Jahre / 25th Anniversary", Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland

"Pars Pro Toto", Galerie Lelong, Zurich, Switzerland

"1999 Drawings", Alexander + Bonin, New York, USA

"Zeitschnitt 1900–2000:100 Jahre, 100 Werke", Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria

1998

"Zeit und Materie", Baukunst, Cologne, Germany

"The Edward R. Broida Collection: A Selection of Works", Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, Florida, USA

"Arterias: Collection of Contemporary Art Fundacio la Caixa", Malmö Konsthal, Malmö, Sweden

"45th Corcoran Biennial", Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC Welcome Back!, Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, USA

"Sarajevo 2000", Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wein, Palais Liechtenstein, Vienna, Austria

"Lawrence Carroll and Sean Scully", Lawing Gallery, Houston, Texas Cleveland Collects Contemporary Art, the Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

"Contemporary Art; The Janet Wolfson de Botton Gift", Tate Gallery, London, England

"Photographies", Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

"On a Clear Day", Graphische Sammlung, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

"Large Scale Works on Paper: La Va, LeWitt, Mangold, Scully, Serra, Winters", Danese, New York, USA

"Jan Dibbets / Sean Scully Fotografias", Galeria Estiarte, Madrid, Spain

"Group Exhibition", Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

"Acquisitions 1997", Le Conseil General du Val-de-Marne FDAC exhibited at Hôtel du Departement, Creteil, France

"Matrix Berkeley 1978–1998", University of California, Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, California

"En Norsk Samling Au Europeisk Kunst", Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway

1997

"Without trembling", Galerie Fortlaan 17, Gent, Belgium

"After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970", Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island, New York

"British Arts Council Collection", Royal Festival Hall, London, England

"The Pursuit of Painting", Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"Prints", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

"Prints", Galerie Lelong, Paris, France

"A Century of Irish Paintings: Selections from the Collection of the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin", the Hugh Lane Municipal Gallery of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland; traveled to the Hokkaido Museum of Modern Art, Sapporo, Japan; the Mitaka City Gallery of Art, Mitaka, Tokyo, Japan; Yamanashi Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamanashi, Japan

"The View From Denver: Contemporary American Art from the Denver Art Museum", Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wein, Vienna, Austria

"Thirty-Five Years at Crown Point Press: Making Prints, Doing Art", the National Gallery of Art, Washington DC; traveled to the Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA

"Singular Impressions: The Monotype in America", the National Museum of American Art, Washington, DC, USA

1996

"XV Salon des los 16", Museo de Antropologia, Madrid, Spain Balancing Act, Room Gallery, New York, USA

"Nuevas Abstracciones", Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain; traveled to Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany; Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

"Bare Bones", TZ Art, New York, USA

"Festival de Culture Irlandaise Contemporaine", Ecoles des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France

"Thinking Print: Books to Billboards 1980–95", Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

"Holländisches Bad: Radierungen zur Renaissance einer Technik", Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Germany; traveled to Brecht-Haus-Weissensee, Berlin, Germany

1995

"Seven From the Seventies", Knoedler & Company, New York New Publications, Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, USA

"New York Abstract", Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

"US Prints", Retretti Art Center, Punkaharju, Finland

"Color + Structure: Mangold, De Maria, Scully, Swanger, Thursz, Tusek, Tuttle", Galerie Lelong, New York, USA

1994

"Paper Under Pressure: Work in Collaboration with Garner Tullis", Sun Vallery Center Gallery, Ketchum, Idaho, USA

"Recent Painting Acquisitions", Tate Gallery, London, England

"Contemporary Watercolors: Europe and America", University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, Texas, USA

"For 25 Years: Brooke Alexander Editions", Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

"Recent Acquisitions: Paintings from the Collection", IMMA, the Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

"An American Passion: The Susan Kasen Summer and Robert D. Summer Collection of Contemporary British Painting", McLellan Galleries, Glasgow, Scotland; traveled to the Royal College of Art, London, England

"L’Incanto e la Trascendenza", Galleria Civica de Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy

"British Abstract Art. Part I: Painting", Flowers East, London, England

1993

"Tutte le Strade Portano A Roma", Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy

"Beyond Paint", Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York, USA

"Drawing in Black and White", the Museum of Modern Art, the Grolier Club, New York, USA

"American and European Prints", Machida City Museum of Arts, Tokyo, Japan

"American and European Works on Paper", Gallery Martin Wieland, Trier, Germany

"Italia-America L’astrazione Redefinita", Dicastero Cultura, Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Repubblica di San Marino, Italy

"Partners", Annely Juda Fine Art, London, England

"25 Years: A Retrospective", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

"New Moderns", Baumgartner Galleries Inc., Washington DC, USA

"5 One Person Shows", Galerie Jamileh Weber, Zurich, Switzerland The Turner Prize 1993, Tate Gallery, London, England

"Ausgewählte Druckgraphik", Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich, Germany

1992

"Surface to Surface", Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

"Four Series of Prints: Donald Judd, Brice Marden, Sean Scully, Terry Winters", John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

"Recent Abstract Painting: Ross Bleckner, Kenneth Dingwall, Susan Laufer, Ken Nevadomi, Sean Scully", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

"Collaborations in Monotype from the Garner Tullis Workshop", Sert Gallery, Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA

"Geteilte Bilder: Das Diptychon in der neuen Kunst", Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen, Germany

"Behind Bars", Thread Waxing Space, New York, USA

"Color Block Prints of the 20th Century", Associated American Artists, New York, USA

"Whitechapel Open", Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England

"Painted on Press: Recent Abstract Prints", Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

"Monotypes, Woodcuts, Drawings", Europäische Akademie Für Bildende Kunst, Trier, Germany

"Garner Tullis Monotype Survey", SOMA Gallery, San Diego, California, USA

"44th Annual Academy-Institute Purchase Exhibition", American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

"Verso Bisanzio, con disincanto", Galeria Sergio Tossi, Arte Contemporanea, Prato, Italy

1991

"Small Format Works on Paper", John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

"Postmodern Prints", Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England Moses, Richter, Scully, Louver Gallery, New York, USA

"La Metafisica Della Luce", ohn Goode Gallery, New York, USA

"Large Scale Works on Paper", John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

1990

"Stripes", Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

"Drawing: Joseph Beuys, Paul Rotterdam, Sean Scully", Arnold Herstand & Company, New York, USA

"Sean Scully / Donald Sultan: Abstraction / Representation", Stanford University Art Gallery, Stanford, California, USA

"Geometric Abstraction", Marc Richards Gallery, Santa Monica, California, USA

"Artists in the Abstract", Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

1989

"The Elusive Surface: Painting in Three Dimensions", the Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque, New Mexico

"Drawing and Related Prints", Castelli Graphics, New York, USA

"Essential Painting: Kelly, LeWitt, Mangold, Scully", Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

"The 1980s: Prints from the Collection of Joshua P. Smith", National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA

"The Linear Image: American Masterworks on Paper", Marisa del Re Gallery, New York, USA

1988

"17 Years at the Barn", Rosa Esman Gallery, New York In Side, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

"Works on Paper: Selections from the Garner Tullis Workshop", Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, New York, USA

"New Editions", Crown Point Press, San Francisco, California and New York, USA

"Large Works on Paper", Mayor Rowan Gallery, London, England

"Sightings: Drawings with Color", Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Pratt Institute, New York, USA; traveled to Instituto de Estudios Norteamericanos, Barcelona, Spain

"Sean Scully & Jose Maria Sicilia, New Editions", Crown Point Press, San Francisco, California, New York, USA

"The Presence of Painting: Aspects of British Abstraction 1957–1988", Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, England; traveled to Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, England; Hatton Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, England; Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England; Harris Museum & Art Gallery

1987

"The Fortieth Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Painting", The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC, USA

"Large Scale Prints", Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

"Harvey Quaytman and Sean Scully", Ateneum, Helsinki Festival, Helsinki, Finland

"Drawing from the 80s—Chatsworth Collaboration", Carnegie Mellon University Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

"Drawn-Out", Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, Missouri, USA

"Magic in the Minds Eye: Part 1 & 2", Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Rochester, Michigan, USA

"Logical Foundations", Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

"Works on Paper", Nina Freundenheim Gallery, Buffalo, New York Winter, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

"Large Works by Rowan Artists", Mayor Rowan Gallery, London, England

"Monotypes by Catherine Lee, John Walker, Sean Scully", Rubin Gallery, New York, USA

1986

"After Matisse", organized by Independent Curators Inc., New York; traveled to Queens Museum, New York, USA

"Flushing, New York"; Chrysler Museum, Norfolk, Virginia; Portland Museum of Art, Portland, Massachusetts; Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, Florida; the Phillips Collection, Washington, DC; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio; Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA

"An American Renaissance in Art: Painting and Sculpture since 1940", Fort Lauderdale Museum of Fine Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA

"Public and Private: American Prints Today", Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, USA

"Catherine Lee & Sean Scully", Cava Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania CAL Collects 1, University Art Museum, the University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA

"The Heroic Sublime", Charles Cowles Gallery, New York, USA

"Structure / Abstraction", Hill Gallery, Birmingham, Michigan, USA

"Courtesy of David McKee", David McKee Gallery, New York; traveled to Pamela Auchincloss Gallery, Santa Barbara, California, USA

"Detroiters Collect: New Generation", Meadow Brook Art Gallery, Oakland University, Rochester, Michigan, USA

"Recent Acquisitions", Contemporary Arts Center, Honolulu, Hawaii Group Drawing Show, Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 25 Years: Three Decades of Contemporary Art, Judah Rowan Gallery, London, England

1985

"Abstract Painting as Surface and Object", Hillwood Art Gallery, C.W. Post Center, Long Island University, Brookeville, New York, USA

"An Invitational", Condeso / Lawler Gallery, New York, USA

"A Decade of Visual Arts at Princeton: Faculty 1975–1985", Princeton University Museum of Art, Princeton, New Jersey, USA

"Abstraction / Issues", Tibor de Nagy Gallery, New York; traveled to Oscarsson Hood Gallery, New York; Sherry French Gallery, New York, USA

"Art on Paper", Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Greensboro, North Carolina, USA

"Masterpieces of the Avant-Garde", Annely Juda Fine Art / Juda Rowan Gallery, London, England

"Painting 1985", Pam Adler Gallery, New York

"Small Work", Juda Rowan Gallery, London, England

Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, USA

1984

"From Color Surface: Painting About Itself", Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

"An International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture", the Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

"Four Painters: Pat Steir, Sean Scully, Robert Mangold, Robert S. Zakanitch", McIntosh / Drysdale Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA

"Part 1: Twelve Abstract Painters", Siegel Contemporary Art, New York, USA

"ROSC ’84: The Poetry of Vision", the Guinness Hop Store, St. James’s Gate, Dublin, Ireland

"Currents #6", Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA

"Small Works: New Abstract Painting", Lafayette College and Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

"Group Exhibition", Susan Montezinos Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

"Hassam & Speicher Purchase Fund Exhibition", Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, USA

"Contemporary Paintings and Sculpture", William Beadleston Fine Art Inc., New York, USA

"Art on Paper", Galerij S65, Aalst, Belgium

1983

"Three Painters: Sean Scully, David Reed, Ted Stamm", Zenith Gallery, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

"American Abstract Artists", Weatherspoon Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, North Carolina; traveled to Moody Gallery of Art, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, USA

"Nocturne", iegel Contemporary Art, New York, USA

"New Work New York (Newcastle Salutes New York)", Newcastle Polytechnic Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

"Student’s Choice Exhibition", Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut, USA

"Contemporary Abstract Painting", Muhlenberg College Center for the Arts, Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA

1982

"Critical Perspectives", P.S.1 The Institute for Art & Urban Resources, New York, USA

"Recent Aspects of All-Over", Harm Bouckaert Gallery, New York, USA

"Pair Group: Current and Emerging Styles in Abstract Painting", Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, New Jersey, USA Workshop F, Chelsea School of Art, London, England

"Group Invitational", Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts, USA

"Art for a New Year", organized by Art Lending Service, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

1981

"Arabia Felix", Art Galaxy Gallery, New York, USA

"Catherine Porter Scully / Sean Scully: Arbeiten and Wandmalerei", Museum für (Sub-) Kultur, Berlin, Germany

"New Directions", Sidney Janis Gallery, New York Art for Collectors, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, USA

"New Directions: Contemporary American Art from the Commodities Corporation Collection", Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida; traveled to the Oklahoma Museum of Art, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, California; Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, Michigan; Madison Art Center, Madison, Wisconsin; Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Montgomery, Alabama, USA

1980

"Marking Black", Bronx Museum of the Arts, New York, USA

"New Directions", Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey The Newcastle Connection, Polytechnic Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

"The International Connection", Sense of Ireland Festival, Roundhouse Gallery, London, England

"Growing Up with Art", Leicestershire Collection for Schools and Colleges, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England

"ROSC", University College Gallery and National Gallery of Ireland, Dublin, Ireland

"Irish Art 1943–1973", Crawford Municipal Art Gallery, Cork, Ireland; traveled to Ulster Museum, Belfast, Ireland

1979

"New Wave Painting", The Clocktower, New York, USA

"Fourteen Painters", Lehmann College Art Gallery, City University of New York, USA

"First Exhibition", Toni Birkhead Gallery, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

"The British Art Show", Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, England; traveled to Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, England; Hatton Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, England; the University Gallery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, England; Arnolfini, Bristol, England; Bristol and Royal West of England Academy, Bristol, England

Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, USA

"Tolly Cobbold Eastern Arts 2nd National Exhibition", Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge, England; traveled to Norwich Art Gallery, Norwich, England; Ipswich, England; London; Sheffield, England

1978

"Certain Traditions: Recent British and Canadian Art", the Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Canada; traveled to Glenbow-Alberta Institute, Calgary, Canada; Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon; Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Canada; Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, Canada; London Regional Art Gallery, London, England; Mostyn Art Gallery, Llandudno, Wales

Rowan Gallery, London, England

"Small Works", Newcastle Polytechnic Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

1977

"Post-Minimal Works", Nobe Gallery, New York, USA

"British Painting 1952–1977", the Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

"Works on Paper—The Contemporary Art Society’s Gifts to Public Galleries 1952–1977", Diploma Galleries, the Royal Academy of Arts, London, England

Rowan Gallery, London, England

1976

"Invitational", John Weber Gallery, New York, USA

"7 Artists from the Rowan Gallery", Sunderland Arts Centre, Sunderland, England

Rowan Gallery, London, England

"Invitational Exhibition", Susan Caldwell Gallery, New York, USA

1975

"Contemporary Art Society Art Fair", Contemporary Art Society, Mall Galleries, London, England

"The British Art Coming: Contemporary British Art", De Cordova Museum, Lincoln, Massachusetts, USA

Rowan Gallery, London, England

The Arts Club, London, England

1974

"Dixieme Biennale Internationale D’Art De Menton", Palais De L’Europe, Menton, France

"British Painting ’74", Hayward Art Gallery, London, England

"John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 9", Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England Rowan Gallery, London, England

1973

"La Peinture Anglaise Aujourd’hui", Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

"Critics Choice", Gulbenkian Gallery, People’s Theatre, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

1972

"John Moores Liverpool Exhibition 8", Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool, England

"Northern Young Painters", Stirling University, Stirling, Scotland

1971

"Art Spectrum North", Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, England; traveled to Laing Art Gallery, Newcastle upon Tyne, England; Manchester City Art Gallery, Manchester, England

"Annual Students’ Summer Exhibition", Hatton Gallery, University of Newcastle, Newcastle upon Tyne, England

1970

"Northern Young Contemporaries", Whitworth Art Gallery, University of Manchester, Manchester, England

"Young Contemporaries", Royal Academy, London; traveled under the auspices of the Arts Council of Great Britain.

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