Peter Schuyff, b. 1958 (Baarn, NL), is a painter and sculptor who became famous in the eighties for his paintings in Old Master techniques of new minimalistic forms. He was a prominent member of the Neo-Geo movement and showed his work at Leo Castelli Gallery (1987), Gagosian Gallery (1985) and Barbara Gladstone Gallery (1983). Recently Schuyff took part in the Whitney Biennial, New York (2014), Sorry We’re Closed, Brussel (2014), Palais de Tokyo, Parijs (2011) en het New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2005). Schuyff has upcoming shows at Mary Boone Gallery, NY and Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam. Peter Schuyff his work is in the collections of MOMA, NY; MOCA, LA; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY and The Fisher Landua Foundation.

Peter Schuyff lives and works in the Netherlands.


Solo Exhibitions

2015          Maryboone Gallery (11.5 – 12.18)

2014          Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels

2013          Selected Works 1986-2012 - Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich

2009          And the Woodwards, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, NL

                  Recent Works, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich, DE

                  Studio Rafaelli, Trento, IT

                  Blanket Gallery, Vancouver, CA

                  Balmoral Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2008          Galleria Mohtashem, Milan, IT

2007          Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, NY, US

2006          STATE Gallery, Vancouver, BC, CAN

                  Peter Schuyff, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich, DE

                  Dipinti sopra dipinti, Galleria Santa Maria, Milan, IT

                  Work on Paper, Galerie Karl Pfefferle, Munich, DE

2005          James Harris Gallery, Seattle, WA, US

2004          Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, SP

2003          Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, SP

2002          Galleria In Arco, Torino, IT

                  Douglaas Udell Gallery, Vancouver, BC, CAN

2001          Bill Maynes Gallery, New York, NY, US

                  Galerie Karl Pfefferele, Munich, DE

1999          Galleria Betta Frigieri, Sassuolo, IT

1998          Ulrich Museum, Witchita, KS, US

                  Gallery 407, New York, NY, US

1995          Galeria Leyendecker, Tenerife, SP

1994          Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, US

1991          Peter Schuyff: Works on Paper 1981-1991, Sperone Gallery, Rome, IT

1990          Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY, US

1987          Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, CH

                  Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, US

                  Galeria Lucia Amelio, Naples, IT

                  Hoffman Borman Gallery, Santa Monica, US

1985          Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, JAP

                  Larry Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, US

                  Pat Hearn Gallery, New York , US

1984          Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY, US

1983          Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY, US

1982          White Columns, New York, NY, US



Group Exhibitions

2014          Whitney Biennale 2014, Withney Museum, New York, US

2013          The Stairs - Algus Greenspon, New York City, NY

                  Il giardino segreto - Castello Svevo di Bari, Bari

2012          Conceptual Abstraction - Leubsdorf Art Gallery – Hunter College, New York City, NY

2011          Session 4 / All Of The Above - Palais de Tokyo, Paris

                  Circa 1986 - HVCCA - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

                  Paradise Row - Felix Ringel Galerie, Dusseldorf

                  Light - Part II - Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam

                  Lightwork I, curated by Gabriel Rolt and Nick Hackworth, Paradise Row, London

2010          Untitled, 2010, Lautom Contemporary, Oslo, NO

                  Peinture Extrême Painting, Projex-Mtl, Montréal

2008          Galleria del Tasso, Bergamo, IT

                  Who’s Missing, Galerie Gabriel Rolt, Amsterdam, NL

2007          Superfudge, Balmoral Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, US

                  Material Transfer, curator: Susan Gibsey Garvey, Dalhousie Art Gallery, Halifax, NS,CAN

                  Peter Schuyff/Charlie Roberts, Vous Etes Ici, Amsterdam, NL

2006          Au-tour de la géométrie, ProjexMtl Galerie, Montréal, QC, CAN

                  Lights ON – la luce nell’arte, Artiscope, Bruxelles, BE

                  Paint, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC, CAN

2005          East Village USA, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY, US

2000          Or Gallery, Vancouver, BC, CAN

1999          Post-Hypnotic, University Galleries, Illinois State University, Normal Illinois, IL, US (traveled to Cincinnati Art Center, Atlanta College of Art, Chicago Cultural Center, SECCA, and other venues, 1999 - 2001)

1997          After the Fall: Aspects of Abstract Painting Since 1970, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York, NY, US

1996          Landscape Reclaimed-New Approaches to an Artistic Tradition, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT, US

1993          Drawn in the Nineties, touring exhibition, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY, US

1992          Off the Wall, The Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH, US

1991          Drawings and Watercolors, Paul Kasmin, New York, NY, US

1989          Vrey Baghoomian Gallery, New York , NY, US Fodor Museum, Amsterdam, NL

1988          Nicola Jacobs Gallery, London, UK

                  The Silent Baroque, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, AT

1987          Locations, Galerie Thaddaeuus Ropac, Salzburg, AT

                  Galleria Bonomo, Roma, IT

                  Tom Cugliani Gallery, New York, NY, US

1986          Post Abstract Abstraction, Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT, US Art of the real, Galerie Pierre Hubert, Geneva, CH

                  Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne, DE

                  New York, New Art, Mayor Rowan Gallery, London, UK

                  Art & Its Double, Fondacion Caixa de Pensions, Barcelona, SP

1985          A Brave New World, A New Generation, Charlottenberg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, DK Terrae Motus 2, Fondazione Amelio, Ercolano, IT

                  Crescent Gallery, Dallas, TX, US

                  Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, NY, US

                  Tableaux Abstraits, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Nice, FR

1984          Barbara Farber Gallery, Amsterdam, NL Lawrence Oliver Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, US

1983          Bonnier Gallery, New York, NY, US

1982          The Drawing Center, New York, NY, US




The Museum of Modern Art, New York

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Ministry of Foreign Affairs, The Netherlands

MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

Eli Broad Collection

Danhauser Foundation

The Fisher Landau Foundation

Museo Atlantico de Arte Contemporanea

Charles Saatchi Collection

Terrae Motus

Sammlung Goetz

Belkin Gallery UBC

Paul Maenz Foundation

Norton Simon Museum

Chrysler Daimler Collection

Smithsonian Collection