Gary Simmons

2016 public commission at Culture Lab Detroit in collaboration with Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit

Gary Simmons
Pressure Kings, 2016
Mixed media collage on paper
30 x 20 inches, unframed
76.2 x 50.8 cm, unframed

Gary Simmons

Conversation with the artist, June 2016

Gary Simmons
Burning Curtains, 2016
Mixed media collage on panel
48 x 48 inches
121.9 x 121.9 cm

Gary Simmons

Sweet Coffy, 2011
Pastel on paper
41 1/4 x 29 1/4 inches
104.8 x 74.3 cm

Gary Simmons

One Day, 2013
Charcoal and paint on paper
48 x 42 inches
121.9 x 106.7 cm

 

Gary Simmons

Untitled (Louis Schmelling Fight Bill #1), 2012
Charcoal And Paint On Paper
21.25 x 29.75 inches
54 x 75.6 cm

Gary Simmons

Site-specific installation at Dallas Cowboys Stadium, Dallas, TX

2009

 

Gary Simmons

In This Corner, 2012
Mixed media on 18 plywood sheets
Overall dimensions: 96 x 219 x 18 inches
243.8 x 556.3 x 45.7 cm

Gary Simmons

No Post Strip #3, 2013
Charcoal and paint on paper
48 x 42 inches
121.9 x 106.7 cm

 

Gary Simmons

Credit Roll, 2010

Site-specific installation

Oil on wall

Dimensions variable

 

Greetings and Salutations, 2010

Fiberglass, plaster, metal, plastic, and AV equipment

Dimensions variable

Biography

Gary Simmons (b. 1964) lives and works in Los Angeles, CA. Simmons received a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 1988 from the School of Visual Arts in New York, NY and received a Masters of Fine Art degree in 1990 from The California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA.

 

Simmons is the recipient of the 1991 Penny McCall Foundation Grant, New York, NY and the 1990 National Endowment for the Arts, Interarts Grant, Washington, DC.

 

Simmons has had domestic and international exhibitions at 262 Bowery, New York, NY;
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA; Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO; The Bohen Foundation, New York, NY; CAIS Gallery, Seoul/Hong Kong; The Contemporary, New York, NY; The Dia Center, New York, NY; The Fabric Workshop/Museum, Philadelphia, PA; Galeri Charlotte Lund, Stockholm, Sweden; Galerie Philippe Rizzo, Paris, France; The Gallery of the Department of Art & Art History, Dana Arts Center, Colgate University, Hamilton, NY; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, D.C.; Ikkan Art Gallery, Singapore; Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO;   Jason Rubell Gallery, Miami, FL; Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland; Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; Metro Pictures, New York, NY; Montgomery Glasoe Fine Art, Minneapolis, MN; Musée D’Art Americain, Giverny, France; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Chicago, IL; Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit in collaboration with Culture Lab Detroit, Detroit, MI; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; The Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth, TX; Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL; Roy Boyd Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; The Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO; SAKS, Geneva, Switzerland; Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK; Simon Watson Gallery, New York, NY; SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM; The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY; Video Gallery, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA; White Columns, New York, NY; and Whitney Museum at Philip Morris, New York, NY.

 

Selected public collections include Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; Judith Rothschild Foundation, New York, NY; Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico; The Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; Peter Norton Family Foundation, Santa Monica, CA; Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA; Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR; The Rubell Collection, Miami, FL; The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO; San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; Studio Museum Harlem, New York, NY; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.