Stephen Shanabrook
Born 1965, Lives and works in New York City and Moscow.

Exhibitions


Solo Shows


2001

Topographical Study of the Human Brain After a Gunshot Blast to the Mouth, De Schone Kunsten Gallery, Haarlem, The Netherlands.

1997

Wild East Wild West, De Praktijk Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Mapping Out Narcotic Finger Movements, installation for Festival a/d Werf, Utrecht. [Catalogue text by Mark Kremer], The Netherlands.
Art Fair Amsterdam,(Kunst RAI) De Schone Kunsten Gallery, The Netherlands.

1996

Deformed Faces Club, De Schone Kunsten Gallery, Haarlem, The Netherlands.
Sleeping with chocolate, installation for Festival a/d Werf, Utrecht ,The Netherlands. [Catalogue text by Mark Kremer]
Unknown Resurrections, Galerija S.O.U. Kapelica,Ljubljana, Slovenia[Catalogue]
Restitution after the meeting of 13, New Planet Gallery,St. Petersburg,Russia.
More (than) Chocolate, Artslink Project Moscow Russia,L-Gallery.[Catalogue]

1992

recente beelden, Ateliers 63, Haarlem ,The Netherlands.

1989

Confections, fumes & preservations, N NO. Gallery, Dallas, Texas.

1988

towards attitudinal harvest, Smith Gallery, Syracuse, New York.
eight installations, Sanders Gallery, Syracuse, New York.

1987 lunar veining, Another Gallery, Syracuse, New York.

Group Exhibitions

2001

Workspheres, MOMA Curator Paola Antonelli, New York City. collaboration with Veronika Georgieva.
White Lights, Grote Markt, Haarlem ,The Netherlands.

2000

Stations, Nieuwe Markt, Amsterdam, Holland.
Art Concern, De Schone Kunsten Galerie, Haarlem, Holland.

1999

Paradise 8, Exit Art, New York, USA
Chocolate, Sotheby's Mezzanine Gallery, London.

1998

Chocolate, Rochdale Museum & Art Gallery, Scotland.
Chocolate, Summerlee Heritage Centre, Coatbridge, Scotland.
Chocolate, Collins Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland.[Catalogue]

1997

A Natural Selection, Z Gallery, New York.[Catalogue text by Dominique F. Nahas]
"Wat af is, is niet gemaakt", De Utrechtse School, Utrecht Holland.

1996

Proud Flesh, De Vishal, Haarlem The Netherlands.[Catalogue,Joost Pollmann]
The Invisible Purpose, Wax Museum, Moscow Russia.

1995

Chocolate! The Swiss Institute, New York City. [Catalogue,Ingrid Schaffner]
Northern Voices: N-Brow Traveling Medicine Show, AS 220, Providence, RI.
Culture, Water and Money the Passion of the Frontier, Collaboration with Susan Rees, and The River Pierce Foundation, San Ygnacio, Texas.
Unbelievable, Rex Cinema, Belgrade, Yugoslavia.

1994

Exchange/Datsja, Collaboration between Russian & Dutch artists , Amsterdam.
Consuming Passions: Food, Art, Culture,Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, New York. [Catalogue text by Sara Kellner]

1994

Artists Congress, Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, North Adams.

1993

Exchange Moscow, Collaboration Russian & Dutch artists, Moscow .[Catalogue]
Confections, Foster-Freeman Gallery, San Antonio, Texas.

1990

OK Hotel Gallery, Seattle, Washington.

1988

Biennial, Everson Museum, Syracuse, New York.

Performances

2000

bandaged, Downtown Arts Festival. New York City, USA.

1999

Clean Puddle, communal house Moscow, Russia.
Explaining Painting to the Dead Boys
, Exit Art/The First World, New York City.

1997

Accurate- Puncture, De Praktijk Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1996

Three balls of flesh, L Gallery Moscow, Russia.

1995

bandaged, ( cotton candy machine) City Square San Ygnacio, Texas.
animal fall,-chocolate tooth launch Haarlem, The Netherlands.

1994

the measurable loss of water during a birds' flight, Flevoland, The Netherlands.

1993

stippelbeen, (cane with green chalk), Moscow city center, Russia.
snowshoes, (snowshoes with flour), Moscow city center, Russia.

1992

Landscape with incident, Oceaan Gallery, Arnhem, The Netherlands.
Repeated blows eventually drive all animals to pasture, Fodor Museum Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1991

snowshoes, Casco Tours, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

1990

street-keepers shadows homeless, ALFN Gallery, Seattle, Washington.

1989

motion sickness, a place to go when you want to forget, NO#O Gallery,Dallas,TX

Bibliography

2001

Salecl, Renata,"The Art of Life and Death" Flash Art. Nov-Dec.
Aerden, Monica, "Traces of living and dead", Haarlem DagBlad, The Netherlands.

2000

Bennun, Dave, "Most misunderstood artists of all time", Stuff. #8 New York.

1999

Colin Strohm. "Paradise 8",Artzine.
Milner, Catherine." 'Sick' exhibition of body parts"Sunday Telegraph(Jan)London.

1998

Kunstbeeld(June), Saskia Monshouwer, The Netherlands.
BBC-television broadcast (March) Glasgow, Scotland
Gaventa, Sarah. "A chocolate drop of the hard stuff", The Gerald,Scotland.
Cuddihy, Deedee. "Chocolate as an art form", TES (March) Scotland
Art News, Telegraph ( March) Scotland
Cowing, Emma. "Leaving a nasty test", TheSunday Times ( March) Scotland
Kremer, Mark. "Give Me a Body with Wings of Paper", Metropolis M ( Jan) #6

1997

Hartog Jager, Hans den. "Realistische sensatiejagers",NRC Handelsblad (Oct.)
Krpan,Jurij. Interview with SJ Shanabrook, Virus Mutations. # 0 (June) Italy.
Figee,Thea. "Beeldende kunst met kruispuntfunctie", Utrechts Nieuwsblad(May)
Schwartz, Ineke. "Goede wil maar niet veel meer dan dat", Volkskrant ( May)
Figee,Thea. "Indommelen en schrikken bij Beeldende Kunst a/d Werf", Utrechts Nieuwsblad(May)
Figee,Thea. "Utrechtse School nu ook podium beeldende kunst"Utrechts Nieuwsblad(Feb.)
Hartog Jager, Hans den. NRC Handelsblad (Feb.)



1996

Kempers, Paul. "Het Ware, Het Goede & Het Vieze", De Groene A'dam # 51/52
Sütö, Wilma. "The bitter aftertaste from the sweet shadow", de Volkskrant
Lüticken, Sven. "A shirt with a gunshot hole", Het Parool .(Dec.)
Monshouwer, Saskia. "Rariteitenkabinet van angstVernissage Kunstmagazine.Yr.3,#4
Sütö, Wilma. de Volkskrant.. (May & June)
Stigter, Bianca. "Beelden voor alle zintuigen", NRC Handelsblad. (May)
De Rek,Wilma. Utechts Nieuwsblad. (May)
Orlovva, Milena. "Mystical Snickers", Om magazine. (May) Moscow
Degot, Ekaterina. "Chocolate, with chocolate, about chocolate", Kommersant.
Listova, Olga. "Show sates sweet tooth", Moscow Tribune.(Feb. 9,#25)
Kovalev, Andrew. "Chocolate the sweet death", Sevodnja-Daily (Feb. 22,#28)
"More chocolate for Moscow Conceptualists", Moscovsky Prav da-Daily . (Jan.)

1995

Karmel, Pepe. "Chocolate". The New York Times. (April) New York
Ficlen, Bill Van. "Street-smart Action from the Green Mountain State". Providence Journal (April) RhodeIsland
Krabben, Anja. "Morgue Chocolates". Doodgewoon (Spring) [Amsterdam]
B. Tyrgus. Poliitika (Feb.) [Belgrade]
Degot, Ekaterina. "Friendship Won". Kommersant-Daily (Jan.). [Moscow]

1994

Reijnders, Tineke. "Exchange, Art in Public Places Moscow." Kunst & Museum Jr.
Eggink, Ina. "Kunstzinnige chaos in het Pampushout". De Almare (Dec.)
Koemans, Monique. "Toren, wc-papier en koekepan". Het Parool (Dec.)
Hunnington, Richard. " Letting Food Speak for our State of Affairs"Buffalo NWS.

1993

Salzirn, Tatiana. "Exchange", Art Journal . [Moscow]

1991

Moore, William. Reflex Magazine (May) Thacker, Vicki. Document (Jan.)

1990

Moody, Thomas. Art Papers (Jan.)

1989

Emenhieser, Karen. Detour Magazine (Dec.)

Awards and Grants
1992-98 Stichting Fonds Voor Beeldende Kunsten,Amsterdam,The Netherlands.
1995 Arts Link Grant for Moscow, Russia Citizen Exchange Council, America .
1993 Stichting Fonds Voor Beeldende Kunsten, [Moscow project], The Netherlands.
1991 Stichting Ateliers 63, beurs. Haarlem, The Netherlands.
1990 Stichting Ateliers 63, beurs. Haarlem, The Netherlands.
1987 Skowhegen School of Painting/Sculpture, Syracuse University.

Commissions
2001 The Orbitor's Chair, BovenIj Ziekenhuis Hospital, permanent installation,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
1999 The Spoken Word Through Water & Time, The Sarphatihuis, permanent installation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Permanent Collections (USA, The Netherlands)
Two Friends Sleeping Under a Heavy Blanket, Praktijk Gallery,The Netherlands.
Evisceration of Waited Moments, Praktijk Gallery,The Netherlands.
Man pointing to Broken Tooth, De Schone Kunsten Gallery,The Netherlands.
Listener, De Schone Kunsten Gallery,The Netherlands.
Evisceration of Waited Moments, Ronald Ophuis, The Netherlands.
Unidentified, Suzanne Oxenaar, The Netherlands.
Bullfighter, Robert Pethke, The Netherlands.
halcyon nest (open eyes), Mr. & Mrs. Kempner III, Texas.
halcyon nest (close eyes), Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, New York.
life pillow, Michael Tracy, Texas.
you can change the house, but not the foundation, Sonny Burt & Robert Butler, TX.
butterfly collection, Michael Tracy, Texas.
strange fruit, Michael Tracy, Texas.
walking through a fieldland, Jozef Metheny, Texas.
Cropfailure, Sonny Burt & Robert Butler, Texas.
wet floor, Mr. & Mrs. Kempner III,Texas.

Editions
Saint Sebastian, photograph.
A Gathering, photograph.
Man pointing to Railroad, photograph.
Man pointing to a Broken Tooth, photograph.
The Boxer, photograph.
Hibernating during the fight with the devil, photograph.
evisceration of waited moments, American morgue chocolates.
halcyon nest, Moscow, Russia. chocolate eyes closed.
halcyon nest, Toledo, American chocolate eyes open.
unidentified, Russian morgue chocolates.
i eat people they eat me, chocolate teeth.
temporary flock, flamingo leg candles.