Matthew Angelo Harrison

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Born 1989, Detroit, MI
2012 BFA, School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL
Lives and works in Detroit, MI


Solo exhibitions

Field Station: Matthew Angelo Harrison, Broad Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI
Abstract Ancestry: Machine Works on Paper
, University of Michigan Institute for the Humanities, Ann Arbor, MI
Prototype of Dark Silhouettes, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Post Truth / The Lie That Tells the Truth, Culture Lab, Detroit, MI
Dark Povera Part 1, Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA

Detroit City/Detroit Affinities, curated by Jens Hoffmann, MOCAD, Detroit, MI


Group exhibitions

Uncanny Valley, De Young Museum, San Francisco, CA (forthcoming)
Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA (forthcoming)

Kinship, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
I Was Raised on the Internet, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL
At Large Part 2, Reyes Projects, Detroit, MI
New Museum Triennial, Songs for Sabotage, New Museum, New York, NY

The Everywhere Studio, Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Fictions, The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY
Sonic Rebellion: Music as Resistance, MOCAD, Detroit, MI
Eric Schmid is an Idiot, curated by What Pipeline, CAVE Detroit, MI

Take Me (I’m Yours), curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Jens Hoffmann and Kelly Taxter, Jewish Museum, New York, NY
The Politics of Portraiture, Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Ever get the feeling we’re not alone in this world?, What Pipeline, Detroit, MI


Selected press

Helfand, Glen. “Matthew Angelo Harrison: Critic’s Pick.” Artforum. April 10, 2018
Desmarais, Charles. “African spirits suspended in resin, culture at SF art gallery.” San Francisco Chronicle. March 16, 2018.
Evans, Cécile B. “Future Greats: Matthew Angelo Harrison” Art Review. January 2018.20172017
Hansell, Sally. “Race, History, and the Body Theatrical in Atlanta Georgia.” artcritical. December 6, 2017.
Lubow, Arthur. “Miami Heat.” W Magazine. December 2017.
Lockner, Logan. “Review: Atlanta Contemporary offers a fresh, wry response to critique with Betbeze and Harrison.” ARTSATL. October 30, 2017.
Christoph, Sara. “Matthew Angelo Harrison’s 3-D Printed Sculptures Unmask Cultural Constructs.” Observer. October 16, 2017
Runyan, Robin. “Culture Lab Detroit returns with discussion, exhibition on Post-Truth.” Curbed Detroit. October 3, 2017
Asshaq, Maia. “Detroit sculptor Matthew Harrison explores identity through clay and machines.” model D. August 28, 2017
Mott, Laura, and Taylor Aldridge. “On Rust: Roundtable Discussion #2.” June 15, 2017
Dafoe, Taylor. “Prototypical Possibilities.” Modern Painters. Winter 2016/2017

Miller, Sarah M. “The Politics of Portraiture.” Artforum. November 2016
Malick, Courtney. “Reflexive Capital: The Politics of Portraiture.” SFAQ. July 26, 2016



Kresge Artist Fellowship



de Young Museum, San Francisco, CA
Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
Kadist, San Francisco, CA/Paris, France
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Rennie Collection, Vancouver, B.C., Canada