Chronologie

1957 – 1959
Studied with Leon Berkowitz, at the Washington Workshop of the Arts, Washington D.C. During summer months, Burton studied at the Hans Hofmann School of Fine Arts, Provincetown, MA
1962
B.A. Columbia University
1963
M.A. New York University, New York, NY
1970
While a guest lecturer at the University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, Burton participated in two performance assemblies which he considered a turning point in his artistic career.
1972
Group Behavior Tableaux. Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
1976
Pair Behavior Tableaux. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1978
Young American Artists: 1978 National Exxon Exhibition. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
1986
Retrospective exhibition held at the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
1989
Died, New York, NY
1989
Curated Artist’s Choice: Burton on Brancusi. Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Expositions

2008
Scott Burton, Richard DeVore and Buckminster Fuller. Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY
2006
Scott Burton. Albion, London, England (solo)
2004
Scott Burton. IVAM Center Julio Gonzalez, Valencia, Spain (solo)
2004
Art by Design/Design by Art: Decorative Art by Minimalist and Post Minimalist Artist. Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum, New York, NY Celebrating Sculpture. Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
2002
Finding AIDS: Representations. Parsons School of Design Scott Burton, Mel Chin, Joan Jonas, Tobias Putrih. Max Protetch gallery, New York, NY Art Downtown: New York Painting and Sculpture. Wall Street Rising, 48 Wall Street, New York, NY
2001
Scott Burton Chairs. Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH (solo)
2000
Richard Artschwager, Scott Burton, Donald Judd, Clay Ketter. Sonnabend Gallery, New York, NY
1999
Morris Arboretum, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1998
Scott Burton & Richard DeVore. Max Protetch Gallery, New York, N (solo)
1997
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
1996
Chaise Longings. Max Protetch Gallery, New York, NY; Delaware Museum of Art, Wilmington, DE (solo)