Peter Schuyff

Peter Schuyff (b. 1958, Baarn, Netherlands) is a prominent member of the Neo-Geo movement that emerged in New York in the 1980s.

Born in the Netherlands, he later moved to the United States, where he made a name for himself with his unique approach to painting. His work is characterised by his use of geometric shapes and his ability to create light and movement by applying thin layers of acrylic paint. As one of the most innovative artists of his generation, Schyuff continues to push the boundaries of abstract art, exploring new techniques and concepts.

In 2017 Le Consortium, Dijon, presented ‘Has Been’ a retrospective of Schuyff’s work made between 1981-89. His more recent public exhibitions include Whitney Biennial, New York (2014); New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2005); and The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, US (1996). Schuyff's work can be found in the permanent collections of MOMA, New York: MOCA, LA; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York and The Fisher Landau Foundation, New York. Schuyff lives and works in both Amsterdam, NL and Bari, IT.

2 Peter Schuyff Portrait Shoot White Cube 2020 Photo Theo Christelis


Solo exhibitions
Country, Exhibition Name, Location
HK, Warp & Weft, MASSIMODECARLO, Hong Kong
PRC, Weft & Warp, MASSIMODECARLO, Beijing
F, Peter Schuyff 1987 / 2022, MASSIMODECARLO Pièce Unique, Paris
USA, Recent Works, Mignoni Gallery, New York
D, Quaranta, Reiner Opoku, Berlin
I, Silly Symphony, Luca Tommasi, Milano
UK, Works on Paper, Carl Kostyal Gallery, London
USA, Peter Schuyff - New Paintings, Half Gallery, New York
UK, Peter Schuyff, White Cube, Mason's Yard, London
NL, BEAVERS, HERO Gallery, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam
USA, Paperworks, Niels Kantor, Los Angeles
USA, New Paintings, Bill Brady Gallery, Miami
NL, Yellow Paintings, HERO Gallery, Amsterdam
UK, Plato Combinato, Carl Kostyal, London
USA, Peter Schuyff, 0-0 LA, Los Angeles
CH, Peter Schuyff - Has Been, Retrospective (1981-1991), Fri Art Kunsthalle, Fribourg
NL, Peter Schuyff Sculptures-Bacon, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
F, Peter Schuyff - Has Been, Retrospective (1981 - 1989), Le Consortium, Dijon
I, Psychedelic, Luca Tommasi, Milano
D, Peter Schuyff, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich
B, Peter Schuyff Sculptures, Sorry We're Closed, Brussels
USA, Twenty-one watercolors and a painting, Nicole Klagsburn Gallery, New York
NL, Peter Schuyff, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
I, Peter Schuyff Selected Paintings, Luca Tommasi Arte Contemporanea, Milan
I, The S.M.S Gneisenau Drawings Suite and New Works, Studio d'arte Raffaelli, Trento
USA, Peter Schuyff, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
B, Peter Schuyff, Sorry We're Closed, Brussels
D, Selected Works 1986-2012, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich
I, New Works, Studio d'arte Rafaelli, Trento
NL, Selected Works and the Woodwards, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
D, Recent Works, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich
CDN, Peter Schuyff, Balmoral Gallery, Vancouver
Group exhibitions
Country, Exhibition Name, Location
B, PINK NOISE, Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels
USA, Good Pictures Curated by Austin Lee, Jeffrey Deitch Gallery, New York
USA, Sympathetic Magic, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles
B, It Never Ends Curated by John Armleder, KANAL Centre Pompidou, Brussels
PRC, Art021, Bill Brady Gallery, Shanghai
PRC, Art021, Carl Kostyal, Shanghai
F, Chorus, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
I, A Misura D'Uomo - Tribute to Leonardo, Luca Tommasi, Milano
NL, Tijdgenoten #6 : Heterotopia, HE.RO Gallery at DE SCHOOL, Amsterdam
I, 9 NEW YORK, Studio d'arte Raffaelli, Trento
USA, The Conditions of Being Art: Pat Hearn Gallery & American Fine Arts Co (1983 - 2004), CCS Bard Hessel Museum, New York
NL, IDEAL TYPES, HERO Gallery, Amsterdam
NL, THEATRE DE L'ABSURDE, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
USA, Brie Ruais, Cameron, Peter Schuyff, Wallace Berman, Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York
USA, Whitney Biennial 2014, Whitney Museum, New York
NL, Bending Colours, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
NL, Opening with a Stitch, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
E, Cruce de colecciones, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
D, Accrochage, Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf
CDN, Cracker-Barrel, Macaulay & Co. Fine Art, Vancouver
USA, The Stairs, Algus Greenspon, New York
I, II giardino segreto, Castello Svevo di Bari, Bari
USA, Conceptual Abstraction, Leubsdorf Art Gallery, Hunter College, New York
F, Session 4/All Of The Above, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
D, Paradise Row, Felix Ringel Galerie, Dusseldorf
USA, Circa 1986, HVCCA-Hudson Valley Centre for Contemporary Art, Peekshill
NL, Light, Part II, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam
UK, Light, Part I, Galerie Gabriel Rolt & Nick Hackworth, Paradise Row, London
USA, African Rhythms/African Echoes, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York
I, Gli anni 80. Il trionfo della pittura. Da Schifano a Basquiat, Villa Reale e Arengario, Monza
F, Images et (re) presentations. The 1980s-part two, Le Magasin, Grenoble
USA, Material Transfer Curated by Susan Gibsey Garvey, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax


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