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Keegan McHargue
b. 1982, Portland, Oregon 


Public Collections

Deste Foundation of the Contemporary Arts, Athens
Judith Rothschild Foundation | Drawing Collection
New York Museum of Modern Art, New York
Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery,
Saratoga Springs, NY
Soho House Group, London


Solo Exhibitions

2016 “New Works,” Halsey Mckay Gallery, East Hampton, NY 2015 “Topical”, Fredericks & Freiser, New York
2013 “Prick of Conscience”, Fredericks & Freiser, New York 2011 “Light Sleeper“, Fredericks & Freiser, New York
“Keegan McHargue,” Galerie Jeanroche Dard, Paris 2010   “Man Burning,” W/    , New York
2009 “In Memory of Painting: Keegan McHargue,” Layr Wuestenhagen Contemporary, Vienna
2008 “Well Charge,” Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
2007 “The Yellow Spectrum,” Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco “Mauve Deep,” Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo
2006 “Air Above Mountains (Building Within),” Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris “The Control Group,” Metro Pictures, New York
2005 “Drawing Circles,” Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo “Building for Water,” Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles
2004 “The Suns’ Son Mends Man’s Path, Statements,” Art Basel/Miami Beach:
Statements, Miami
“Feel the Wind,” Jack Hanley Gallery | Jack Hanley Annex, San Francisco 2003 “The Wolfman Cometh,” Rivington Arms, New York
“Keegan McHargue,” The Wrong Gallery, New York

Group Exhibitions

2022 Group Show, Rarity Gallery, Mykonos
2016 “Too Much of a Good Thing,” Basilica Hudson, Hudson, NY “Only Lovers,” Le Coeur Paris, Paris
2015 “The Cayote” Curated by Brian Willmont, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm
2014 “Splinter Field,” Greenpoint Terminal Gallery, Brooklyn, NY “Ducks,” Greenpoint Terminal, Brooklyn, NY
“12”, One River Art Center, Englewood, NJ
Frieze, New York: Two-­‐person installation with Robert Overby “Merge Visible,” Horton Gallery, New York, NY
2013 “Chicken or Beef? A Transcontinental Survey of Figurative Painting”, The Hole, NYC
2012 “Portrait of a Generation”, The Hole, NYC
“Casa de Empeño”, Anonymous Gallery, Mexico City “Habeas Corpus”, Halsey McKay Gallery, East Hampton, NY
2011 “Summer Whites”, Curated by Eddie Martinez and Sam Moyer, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York, NY
“Domestic Goods”, Curated by Ryan Wallace, Eric Firestone Gallery, East Hampton, NY “
“New York Minute II,” Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow
“Cover Version LP,” BAM Brooklyn, New York 2010 “Stella Luminosa,” Electric Works, San Francisco
“This is Where We Get Off,” Curated by Leo Fitzpatrick, Max Fish, New York “Man Burning I: Glasser,” W/    , New York
“Man Burning II: Houston,” W/    , New York “Man Burning III: Yemenwed,” W/        , New York
“Chums,” Curated by Mary Manning, Space 1520, Los Angeles
“A Furnished Landscape,” Center for Performance Research, New York “Impressions,” Curated by Hisham Bharoocha, Beams Gallery, Tokyo “Not Quite Open for Business,” The Hole, New York
“Skakeouttttttt: The Sea Giveth, The Sea Taketh Away,” Marina 29, Far Rockaway, New York
“The Power of Selection,” Western Exhibitions, Chicago
“A Ways A Way,” Curated by Devendra Banhart, Half Gallery, New York “X-­‐Mas in July,” Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York
“New Useless Machines,” Curated by Sight Unseen, OAK, New York “Default State Network,” Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York
2009 “Partisan Gallery,” Partisan Gallery, San Francisco “American Art Now,” LES Gallery, Vancouver BC, Canada “New York Minute,” MARCO Museum Roma, Italy
2008 “Imaginary Realities” Max Wigram Gallery, London 2007 “The Melvins,” Mandrake, Los Angeles
“…What Will be Told of Today Tomorrow: KölnShow2,” European Kunsthalle, Köln
2006 “Only the Paranoid Survive,” Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art,
Peekskill, New York
“Panic Room-­‐Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection,” DESTE Foundation,
“Air Above Mountains (Building Within),” Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris 2005 “Bay Area Now 4,” Yerba Buena Center, San Francisco
“Gallery Artists,” Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles “Artist for White Columns,” White Columns, New York
“Art Review: Top 25 Emerging Artists,” Phillips de Pury, New York
“Yo mire un garza mora dandole combate a un rio,” Curated by Devendra Banhart, Atelier Cardenas Bellanger, Paris
2004 “Incantations,” Metro Pictures, New York
“Deliver Us From Evil,” Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
“Lo-­‐Gressive Living: Works on Paper from the San Francisco Bay Area,” The Approach Gallery, London
“Majority Whip,” White Box, New York
“Dessins et des Autre,” Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris “Mental Space,” Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison “Paperwork,” Savage Art Resources, Portland, Oregon
“K48 Klubhouse,” Curated by Scott Hug, Deitch Projects, New York 2003 “We Are Electric,” Curated by Chris Perez, Deitch Projects, New York
“Blatant Localism,” Leo Koenig Annex, New York “Today’s Man,” Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo
“Today’s Man,” John Connelly Presents, New York “Retreat,” Peres Projects, Los Angeles
“Teenage Rebel: The Bedroom Show,” Galerie du Jour, Agnes b., Paris “Dirt Wizards,” Brooklyn Fire Proof Inc., New York
“Russell Simmons’ Art for Life Auction Preview,” Kenny Schachter ConTEMPorary, New York
“Group Show,” PNCA, Curated by Ian Hawk, Gallery 500, Portland 2002 “Alife Store,” Deitch Projects, New York
“Alife Store,” Roberts and Tilton, Los Angeles “No War,” Luggage Store Gallery, San Francisco
“From the Trenches,” New Image Arts, Los Angeles “Skate on Wall,” Nagoya Parko Museum Galleries, Tokyo “Skate on Wall,” Rocket Japan, Tokyo


“Thick and Thin”

Oil on canvas

117h  x 137w cm


“City Life”

Oil on canvas 

152h x 183w cm


“ The Beltane”

Oil on canvas 

137h x 117w cm



"Oil on canvas”

183h x 152w cm 


2015 Brian Chidester, “Keegan McHargue,” Ephemera NYC, September 2015 Scott Indrisek, “5 Must-­‐See Gallery Shows in New York: Ron Nagle, Keegan
McHargue, and More.” Blouin Artinfo, September 21, 2015 Natalie Hegert, “The First of Fall: 10 Painting Exhibitions Opening in
September 2015.” MutualArt, September 2, 2015
2014 Scott Indrisek, “Jonas Wood, Keegan McHargue, and Others Spin Silk for Massif Central Scarf Line.” Blouin Artinfo, April 18, 2014
Domenico de Chirico, “Keegan McHargue.” Dust Magazine, March 27, 2014 2013 Scott Indrisek, “The Strange Worlds of Artists Keegan McHargue and Karl
Wirsum” BlackBook, October 4, 2013
“Keegan McHargue’s Top 10” Criterion Collection, October 2013
Betty Nguyen, “Keegan McHargue ‘Prick of Conscience’”, LA Contemporary,
October 2013
“Distilled Imagery: Exhibition ‘Prick of Conscience’ by Keegan McHargue” Lancia, September 25, 2013
2010 Ross Simonini, “Keegan McHargue,” The Believer, December 2010 “Keegan McHargue,” Beautiful Decay Magazine, April 2010
“Yves Saint Laurent,” Seems Books Zine Set Vol. 1
“Keegan McHargue in Conversation,” Print Magazine Online, December 2010 2009 “Parisan Gallery” published by Partisan Gallery, San Francisco
“The Foibles” Seems Books, San Francisco
“Compass in Hand, Selections from the Judith Rothschild Collection” MoMA New York
2008 Will Bradly “Keegan McHargue,” Bing, Paris
2007    Keegan McHargue, “Mauve Deep: Work on Paper 2002-­‐2007,” Published by Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo
Yaelle Amir, “The Control Group,” Art US, January 2007
2006 Kimberly Chun, “Outrageous Fortunes: Keegan McHargue,” San Francisco Guardian, July 30-­‐August 6 2006
“Studio Visit,” Tokion Magazine, October/November, pp. 122
Glen Helfand, “Keegan McHargue: What Would Beckett Say?” Interview, July, pp. 30
Glen Helfand, “Lucid Dreaming,” ArtReview, April, pp. 88 -­‐ 91
Pierre-­‐Evariste Douaire, “Keegan McHargue: Air Above Mountains (Building Within),” Gallery Emmanuel Perrotin, no. 02, March – July 2006, pp. 12-­‐13 Keegan McHargue, “Keegan McHargue,” Gallery Emmanuel Perrotin, no. 01, December-­‐March 2006
2005 “Future Greats,” Art Review Magazine, December, pp. 82
Lawrence Rinder, “Cumulus from America: Learning at the Mission School,”
Parkett, no. 74, pp. 186-­‐194
“Top 25 Emerging US Artists,” Art Review Magazine, March-­‐April Francesca Gavin, “San Francisco,” Art Review Magazine, March-­‐April Monty di Pietro, “Keegan McHargue,” The Japan Times, 23 March Kathy Grayson, “Live Through This,” Deitch Projects, DAP Publishing Abraham Orden, “Aperto San Francisco,” Flash Art, July -­‐ September
2004 “New Prints Review,” Art On Paper, December
Walter Robinson, “Miami Heat,” Artnet Magazine, December 3rd
Kevin Killian, “Goldies; Visual Art: Keegan McHargue,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, 3 November – 9 November
“Deliver Us From Evil,” The New Yorker, 9 & 16 August Elizabeth Kley, “Deliver Us From Evil,” ARTnews, October Matt Wolf, “Majority Whip,” Flash Art, July/September Ken Johnson, “Incantations,” The New York Times, 16 July
Ellen Fox, “The Cutting Edge Crashes the Dance Yet Again,” Chicago Tribune, 7 May
“Keegan McHargue interviewed by Katharine Grayson,” Wrong Times, Wrong Gallery, New York, New York
2003 Adrian Dannat, “Overture: Keegan McHargue,” Flash Art, November/December
Jerry Saltz, “Babylon Rising,” The Village Voice, September “Dirt Wizards,” Flavorpill, Issue no. 166
“Keegan McHargue and Dylan Walker,” Self-­‐published Scott Hug, K48 Magazine, Issue no. 3, October, New York
“A Grand Finale of Group Show Fireworks,” The New York Times, July 18, New York
Jerry Saltz, “Burn Baby Burn: Keegan McHargue and Jules de Balencourt,” The Village Voice, June
2002    “Halsolhof: Keegan McHargue,” Self-­‐published “Keegan McHargue and Matt Leines,” Self-­‐published

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