SOPHIE MATISSE


BORN

1965 Boston, Massachusetts


EDUCATION

1985 Massachusetts College of Art, Boston
1988 - 1990 École des Beaux-Arts, Paris

EXHIBITIONS

1998 "Acts of Faith," Garrison, New York (curator: Willoughby Sharp)
1999 "RE: Duchamp," Abraham Lubelsky Gallery, New York (curator: Mike Bidlo)
1999 "Real to Surreal," Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver (curator: Marc Sink)
2000 "The 100 Smiles of the Monna Lisa," Metropolitan Art Museum, Tokyo; Shizuoka Museum of Art and the Hiroshima Museum of Art (curator: Jean-Michel Ribettes)
2001 "Sophie Matisse," Fidelity Investments Headquarters, Boston (curator: Carol Warner)
2002 "Sophie Matisse," Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York (first solo show in New York)
2003 "Sophie Matisse Does Guernica," Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York
2003 "AFTERSHOCK: The Legacy of the Readymade in American Post-War and Contemporary Art, Dickinson Gallery, New York.
2004 "On Line," Feigen Contemporary, New York
2004 "Self-Portriats," Deitch Projects, New York (curator: Dodie Kazanjian)
2005 "Sophie Matisse," Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, New York, July- August (curator: Mimi Thompson)
2005 "Sophie Matisse Drawings," Organized by the Blue Heron Press, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, (curator: Judith Goldman)
2005 "Sophie Matisse's Guernica," Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan from September 24
2005 "Sophie Matisse: The Zebra Stripe Paintings," Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, Nov 18 - Dec 30
2006 "Sophie Matisse: Be Back in 5 Minutes and Zebra Stripe Paintings"
Salt Lake Art Center, Salt Lake City, January - March 2006 (curator: Jim Edwards)
2007 "The Demoiselles Revisited" Group exhibition, Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, November 16 - December 21, 2007

2008 "Pentimenti" Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, March 14 - April 30, 2008
2008 Special Edition Perfume Bottles, a collaboration with Kilian Hennessy
2009 "Black Modanna" HP Garcia Gallery, New York, (curator: Lisa Paul Streitfeld)
2009 "The New Blue Riders" Art Next Gallery, New York, June 23rd - July 18th
2009 "The Art of the Game" Special edition Chess sets. Beyond the Border International Contemporary Art Fair, San Diego, CA, September 2 - 4.
2009 "The Art of Chess" Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, September 10 - October 30.
2009 Special Edition (Gold) Perfume Bottles, a collaboration with Kilian Hennessy, December.
2010 "Vermeer. The Art of Painting" Kunsthistorisches Museum Vienna, Vienna Austria, January 25 to April 25.
2010 "The Visible Vagina" Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, January 27 - March 20.
2010 "Sophie Matisse" The New York Institute of Technology, New York, January 22 - May 22.
2010 "Seconde Main" Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France March 25 - October 24.

2012 "Sophie Matisse: It's Time" Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, May 2 - June 15, 2012.
2013 "Nude Descending a Staircase: An Homage" Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York, February 15 - March 29 , 2013.
2013 "Bonjour Monsieur Matisse! Rencontre(s)" MAMAC de Nice, France, June 21 - November 24, 2013.
2013 "Lunch with Olympia" Yale University, New Haven, September 20 - November 21, 2013..
 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Dodie Kazanjian, "People are Talking About," Vogue, February 2002
Sherry Wong, "Back in Five Minutes," artnet.com, posted March 20, 2002 (4pp)
Jonathan Goodman, "Sophie Matisse at Francis M. Naumann," Art in America, July 2002, pp. 94-94
Gonzalo Ugidos, "Sophie Matisse," Joyce Magazine Espana, September-October 2002, p. 82
Alec Wilkinson, "Sophie’s ‘Guernica’," The New Yorker, February 3, 2003, pp. 46-51
Helena de Bertodano, "Guernica: the Matisse Version," The Sunday Telegraph [London], February 16, 2003, pp. 9-10
Werner Spies, "Was für ein bunter Krieg!," Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, March 8, 1003, p. 31.
Romain Clergat, "Sophie Matisse, se paie la tête d’Henri, Pablo…" Paris Match, 27 March — 2 April, 2003, p. 26.
Charlotte Sinclair, "Quelle Couleur!," Harpers & Queen [London], June 2003, pp. 126-27.
Dodie Kazanjian, "Portraits of the Artists," Vogue, December 2003, pp. 308.
David Lipman, ID Magazine, Faith Issue #260, November 2005
Christine Lombard,"Sophie Matisse, A New York Painter", a film, 2005
"Portrait: Sophie Matisse on Metropolis" on Arte French TV, May 11, 2005
Charlie Finch, "Sophie's Choices," Artnet, 2006

Dodie Kazanjian, "Living with a Legend," Vogue, March 2006, pp. 249-254,596
Jesse Bratter, "A New Era of Matisse", Florida Design Magazine, 2007 Volume 17#1

"Sophie Matisse," France-Amerique, December 2008, pp.cover and 12-14.