Born 1970 in Rhode Island. Lives and works in New York.
B.F.A., San Francisco Art Institute, 1992 AICA New York Studio Program, Spring 1991
2001 Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles 2000 Galerie Gebauer, Berlin 1999 Postmasters Gallery, New York 1998 ³Works on paper², Postmasters Gallery, NewYork 1997 White Cube/Jay Jopling, London 1996 Il Capricorno, Venice, Italy 1995 Postmasters Gallery, New York Ruth Bloom Gallery, Los Angeles Postmasters Gallery (project room), New York 1994 Daniel Weinberg Gallery, San Francisco 1993 Postmasters Gallery, New York 1992 ³Works On Paper,² Project room, Postmasters Gallery, New York AntiMatter Gallery, San Francisco 1991 ³Arid Flowers of Gongorism,² DOG, San Francisco
2001 ³Ink Studs,² ten in One Gallery, New York ³10 Years,² Galerie Gebauer Berlin ³New Acquisitions,² Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX ³Self-Made Men,²curated by Alexi Worth,DC Moore Gallery,New York ³Drawings and Photographs,² Matthew Marks Gallery, New York ³Collector¹s Choice,² selected by Norman Dubrow, Exit Art, New York ³Full Serve,² curated by Kenny Schachter, 547 W. 27th Street, New York ³00¹, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York ³Pet Show 2000,² Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York ³no rhyme or....²¹ Postmasters Gallery, New York ³The Figure: Another Side of Modernism,² Snug Harbor Cultural Center, Staten Island ³Post-POP,Post-Punk²,M.O.C.A.,D.C.,Washington,D.C. 1999 ³Art Lovers² (collaboration with Jovi Schnell), curated by Marcia Fortes, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, England ³ex-Tex,² Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, TX ³Visual Artists Salute Harvey Lichtenstein/BAM, Feigen Contemporary, New York ³Proliferation,² Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles ³Parallel Lines: Mix and Match,² Karen McCready Fine Art, New York 1998 ³Recent Acquistions,² Whitney Museum of American Art ³More Fake, More Real, Yet Ever Closer: Drawings By Some Younger Painters,² curated by Robert Evern, Castle Gallery, The College of New Rochelle, NY ³Son-of-a-Guston², curated by Nina Bovasso, Clementine Gallery, New York ³Bang on a Can², benefit curated by Patrick Callery, Gaga Gallery, New York ³1960/2000 L¹arte Contemporanea Nelle Collezioni Private Modenesi², Galeria Civica, Modena, Italy ³Pop Surrealism², The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Ct. ³ hanging², curated by Marcia Fortes, Galeria Camargo Vilaca, Sao Paulo, Paco Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, and Museum of Modern Art, Recife ³View III,² curated by Klaus Kertess, Mary Boone Gallery, New York 1997 ³Project Painting², Lehmann Maupin Gallery & Basilico Fine Arts, New York ³Allegory², Helman Gallery, New York ³Dissolution: Made in the USA²¹ curated by Margaret Murray, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London ³Nu-Glu,² Joseph Helman Gallery, New York 1996 ³Experimenters,² curated by Kenny Schachter, Lombard Fried Fine Arts, New York ³Patterns of Excess,² Beaver College Art Gallery, Glenside, PA ³Emerging,² benefit for CRIA, Radix Gallery, New York ³Men¹s World,² curated by Russell Ferguson, MoCA, Los Angeles ³What I Did On My Summer Vacation,² White Columns, New York ³96 Works on Paper,² Geoffrey Young Gallery, Gt. Barrington, MA ³Norfolk 96,² Yale Summer Program ,Norfolk, CT Postmasters Gallery, New York ³Art at the End of the Century: Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art,² traveling exhibition: National Gallery, Alexandros Soutzos Museum, Athens; Museu d¹Art Contemporani, Barcelona; Kunstmuseum, Bonn ³Drawings,² Sandra Gering Gallery, New York ³Comic Inspirations,² Adam Baumgold Fine Art / Simon Capstick-Dale Fine Art, New York ³low cool,² Walter/McBean Gallery, SFAI, San Francisco ³Selections,² Adam Baumgold Fine Art, New York ³La Belle et La Bête,² Musée d¹Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris 1995 ³Raw,² Postmasters Gallery, New York ³Komix,² Brooke Alexander Editions, New York ³Biennial Exhibition,² curated by Klaus Kertess, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York 1994 ³Selections,² Adam Baumgold Fine Art, New York ³Promising Suspects,² Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT ³Artychoke TV,² organized by Kenny Schachter, Flamingo East, New York ³Unholy Wars,² Postmasters Gallery, New York 1994 ³Redefining the Pop Icon in the Nineties,² Auchincloss Gallery, New York Jack Hanley Gallery, (with Fred Tomaselli and Michael Gonzalez), San Francisco 1993 ³Drawing Pairs,² Adam Baumgold Fine Art, New York ³Exquisite Corpse,² Drawing Center, New York ³BOMB Magazine Benefit,² Fawbush Gallery, New York ³Group Grope,² curated by Kenneth Goldsmith & Geoffrey Young, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA ³What's Wrong with This Picture?,² Postmasters Gallery, New York 1992 ³Binging,² curated by Kenny Schachter, P.S.1 Museum, L.I.C., New York ³Morality Cafe,² curated by Kenny Schachter, Postmasters Gallery, New York Kunsthall, New York 1991 ³Decorous Beliefs,² Natalie Rivera Gallery, New York ³Open Bar,² Flamingo East Gallery, New York
Rob Bates, ³The Schumann Show,² Smock Magazine, issue # 2, fall/winter 2000 Jonathan Finenberg, ³Art Since 1940, Strategies of Being,² second edition, Prentice Hall 2000 Edward Leffingwell, ³Christian Schumann², review, Art in America, February 2000 ³Best Gallery Exhibtions²,Best Of Manhattan, New York Press, September 22- 28,1999 Gregory Montreuil, ³Christian Schumann² Review, New Art Examiner, September 1999 ³Christian Schumann² Review, The New Yorker, June 7,1999 Michael Kimmelman,²Christian Schumann²Review,The New York Times, June 4,1999 Jerry Saltz, ³Pattern & Dissipation², The Village Voice, June 22,1999 ³Christian Viveros-Faune², New York Press, June 2-8,1999 Scott Dietsch, ³Comic Book-Style Elevates Everyday Objects To Art², The Villager, June 2,1999 ³Christian Schumann Cloud Art², (project for the magazine) Interview, April 1999 William Zimmer, ³7 Artists Integrate Color and Rudeness²,The New York Times, January 10,1999. ²Show of Drawings² -art guide,The New York Times, November 8,1998. Neville Wakefield, ³Christian Schumann: A Cross pollination of High and Low, Via Sophomoric Wit and Arch Sophistication,² Elle Decor, October 98. Max Henry, ³Christian Schumann, Dialogue,² Zingmagazine, Summer 98. Kathleen Magnan, ³Twisted Cube,² World Art, issue #17, Summer 98. Michael Thompson-Noel, ³A Portrait of the young man as artist,² Financial Times, London, November 15-6, 1997. Martin Coomer, ³Christian Schumann at White Cube¹², Time Out, London, November 12-19, 1997. Calvin Tomkins, ³Finely Tooned¹², The New Yorker, October 20 and 27, 1997. Ellise Pierce ³Christian Schumann: Color Me Complicated², POV, March 1997 Sabrina Zannier, ³Christian Schumann, Il Capricorno,² Flash Art Italia, December ¹96/January 97 Christian Schumann, artist¹s essay in ³Ripple Effects: Painting and Language,² New Observations, #113, Winter 1996. Linda Jablonsky,²Christian Schumann², review, Time Out, November 23, 1995 Susanne Lingemann, ³Bunte Bilderwelt des Grauens,² Art, October 1995 Klaus Kertess, ³You¹re Looking At The Future,² Elle Decor, Oct/Nov 1995 Peter Plagens, ³The Impossible Exhibition,² Newsweek, April 3, 1995. Michael Kimmelman, ³A Quirky Whitney Biennial,² The New York Times, March 24, 1995. Holland Cotter, ³A Critic¹s Dozen to Catch at the Biennial,² New York Times, March 12, 1995. Paul Goldberger, ³The Art Of His Choosing,² The New York Times Magazine, Sunday, February 26, 1995. ³According To Christian Schumann,² Might magazine, Feb/Mar 1995. Jerry Saltz, ³Meridiano Pittura,² Flash Art Italian, Feb/Mar 1995. Jack Bankowsky/Klaus Kertess, ³The Art of the Matter: Curating the Whitney Biennial,² interview with Klaus Kertess, Artforum, January 1995. ³Working Conditions: A forum on Art and Everyday Life by Younger Artists (Christian Schumann),² MEANING #16, November 1994. John Martin Newsom, ³Connections...-Christian Schumann², Manhattan File, November 1994. Barry Rosenberg, ³Promising Suspects², (catalog essay), The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, October 1994. Jerry Saltz, ³A Year in the Life: Tropic of Painting,² Art in America, October 1994. Dan Cameron, ³Ode to Discernment,² Frieze, February 1994. Mary Haus, ³Christian Schumann,² ArtNews, January 1994. Goings On About Town, The New Yorker, October 4, 1993. Roberta Smith, ³A New Painter¹s Way With Image and Text,² review/Art, The New York Times, October 1, 1993. Angela Choon, ³Openings,² Art & Antiques, September 1993. Kim Levin, Voice Choices: Christian Schumann, The Village Voice, Sept. 21, 1993. Roberta Smith, ³Shades of a Rebirth for Painting,² The New York Times, June 17, 1993. Jerry Saltz,³Ten Artists for the Nineties,² Art & Auction, May 1993 Jerry Saltz, ³Christian Schumann,² review, Art in America, March 1993. Roberta Smith, ³Seven Rooms/Seven Shows,² review, New York Times, Jan. 8, 1993. San Francisco Weekly, review, May 13, 1992.