Chronologie

1934
Born in San Francisco, CA
1950 – 1952
California School of Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
1952 – 1956
BFA, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
1956 – 1964
Lived in Holland, Paris, and Rome
1964
Copley Foundation Award
1964
New Talent Award, Art in America
1964 – 1974
Returned to United States and settled in Mill Valley, CA
1975 – 1981
Lived in Chappaqua, NY
1993
John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
1981 – 2000
Lived in Austin, TX; Taught at the University of Texas
2000
Moved to New York, NY
2001
Academy Award for Art, American Academy of Arts and Letters
2010
American Academy of Arts and Letters Inductee
2013
Francis J. Greenburger Award
Currently lives and works in New York State
National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Grant, 1979, 1985

Expositions

2013
VW (VeneKlasen/Werner), Berlin (solo)
2013
Mary Boone Gallery, New York (solo)
2013
"Peter Saul: Radical Figure, Paintings and Drawings from the 1960s and 1970s" George Adams Gallery, New York (solo)
2013
“Peter Saul/Jim Shaw: Drawings,” Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
2012 – 2013
“Sinister Pop,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2012 – 2013
“Abstract Drawings,” Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, DC
2012
“RAW,” Homespace Gallery, New Orleans, LA
2012
“Under the Influence: The Comics,” Edith Alstchul Lehman College Gallery, Bronx, NY
2012
Fondation Salomon Art Contemporain, Alex, France (solo)
2011
Stupid Arguments, Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago (solo)
2011
“Pretty on the Inside,” Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
2011
“Masters of Reality,” Gering & Lopez Gallery, New York, NY
2011
“Anxiety’s Edge,” The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu, HI
2011
“MAKE Skateboards,” I-20 Gallery, New York, NY
2011
“Circle of Friends: Paintings, Drawings, and Sculptures by Robert Arneson, Joan Brown, Roy DeForest, Peter Saul, and William T. Wiley,” George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2010 – 2011
Peter Saul, Haunch of Venison, New York, NY (solo)
2010
Sheer Terror, Nolan Judin, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2010
Summer Group Show: New and Classic, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2010
The Visible Vagina, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY
2010
Nature, Once Removed, Lehman College of Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
2010
Desire, Curated by Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
2010
“Ordinary Madness,” Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
2009
Summer Group Show, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Consider the Lobster, The Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art at Bard College, Annandale-on-Husdon, New York, NY
2009
The New Yorkers, Curated by Todd James, V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009
Until the End of the World, Curated by Max Henry, AMP, Athens, Greece
2009
N’importe Quoi, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
2009
Exile on Main Street: Humor, Exaggeration & Anti-Authoritarianism in American Art, Bonnefatenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2009
New Paintings, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2009
Peter Saul: Drawings and Prints 1960-1975, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2008 – 2009
Looking for Mushrooms: Beat Poets, Hippies, Funk and Minimal Art, Art and Counterculture in San Francisco 1955-68, The Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
2008
Action/Abstraction: Abstract Expressionism and Postwar America, The Jewish Museum, New York, NY
2008
Peter Saul, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA; traveled to the Pennsylvania Academy of Arts, Philadelphia, PA (solo)
2007
Mr. President, University Art Museum at Albany, NY
2007
Humor’s Lines, Maier Museum of Art, Randolph-Macon Women’s College, Lynchburg, VA
2007
Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2006
Peter Saul, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2006
Peter Saul, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY (solo)
2006
Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
2006
Twice Drawn, Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
2006
The Artful Jester, The Painting Center, New York, NY; Brattleboro Museum & Art Center, VT
2005 – 2006
Art of Engagement: Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Sculpture, Jack Rutberg Fine Arts, Los Angeles, CA
2005
Looking at Words, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Post War Draughtswomen and 1 Monitor, Meyer Riegger Gallery, Karlsruhe, Germany
2005
Body Language, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2005
Peintures, 1985 – 2005, Musée Paul Valèry, Sète, France (solo)
2004 – 2005
Disparities and Deformities: Our Grotesque, Site Santa Fe, NM
2004
Suburbia: Paintings and Drawings, 1965-69, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2004
Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2003
As time goes by, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, NY
2003
Drawings, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, CA (solo)
2002
The Sixties, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2002
Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2002
Jokes, Musée d`Art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
2002
Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2001
Open Ends, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
2000
Face to Face, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2000
Heads: 1986-2000, Nolan/Eckman Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2000
Galerie du Centre, Paris, France (solo)
1999
Peter Sual: Ptgs, 1987-1999, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
1999
Musée de l`Abbaye Sainte-Croix, Les Sables d`Olonne, France
1999
Artists for Mumia 911, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
1998
Peter Saul, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997
Alliance for Contemp. Art:Auction '98, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
1997
Face à l`histoire, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
1996 – 1997
Art in Chicago: 1945-1995, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1995
Grotesque, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1995
Whitney Biennial Exhibition, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1995
Old & New: On Canvas & on Paper, Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, Switzerland
1991
Galerie Thomas R. Monahan Chicago, IL
1991
Un Touch Suisse, Galerie Bonnier, Geneva, Switzerland
1990
Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA
1989
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
1989
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1988
Pop Apocalypse, Gracie Mansion Gallery, New York, NY
1987
Repulsion: Aesthetics of Grotesque, Alternative Museum, New York, NY
1986
Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FL
1986
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1986
Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1985
Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, NY
1981
Retrospective Exhibition, Kilcawley Center Youngstown State University, OH
1980
Figurative Tradition&Whitney Museum, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1977
Images of Horror and Fanstasy, Bronx Museum of Art, New York, NY
1973
Galerie Klang, Cologne, Germany
1969
Violence in Recent American Art, Museum of Contemp. Art, Chicago, IL
1969
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1969
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1968
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
1968
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
1968
Paris Biennale International, Museum of Modern Art, Paris, France
1963 – 1964
Rolf Nelson Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
1963
New Directions, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA

Collections publiques

Sintra Museum of Modern Art, Portugal
Musee Cantini, Marseilles, France
Smart Museum, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Smithsonian Museum of American Art, Washington, DC
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Weatherspoon Art Gallery, UNC, Greensboro, SC
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, VT
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Huntington Gallery, University of Texas, Austin, TX
Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Krannert Museum, Champaign, IL
Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Madison Art Center, Madison, WI
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
Museum of Art, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AR
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Becht Collection, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, PA
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Dallas Art Museum, Dallas, TX
Di Rosa Art Preserve, Napa, CA
Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
FRAC Region Nord, Lille, France
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC