Mike Bouchet

Born in 1970 in Castro Valley, California, USA
Lives and works in Frankfurt am Main, Germany


1991-1994 UCLA, California, USA
under Paul McCarthy, Richard Jackson, Chris Burden, Charles Ray


2016 Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland
2012 30th São Paulo Biennial, Brasil
2009 53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
2007 2nd Moscow Biennial, Russia
2006 4th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany
2001 1st Ghent Quadrennial, Casino, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium


Selected Solo Exhibitions
Galerie Sofie Van De Velde, Belgium
More Zero, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

Untitled Exhibition, Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Tender, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, USA

Push, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt
Bounty, Peres Projects, Berlin
MR2, Galerie Alaia Paris, France

Y ask Y, Carl Kostyal, Stockholm, Sweden

Power Lunch, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany
Double Deck, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, Marlborough Gallery Monaco, Monaco
Powered A-Hole Spanish Donkey Sport Dick Drink Donkey Dong Dongs Sunscreen Model, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
Spanish Donkey A-Hole Sport Drink Bilbao Sunscreen Model Drawings, in collaboration with Paul McCarthy, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

Flood, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, USA

Simulated Personal Rescue Enclosures, Hotel Gallery, London, UK
The Untitled Video, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany

Hollywood Deals, O.P.A. (Oficina para Proyectos de Arte), Guadalajara, Mexico
Argento Lawn Chairs, Art Basel Design Fair, Cumulus Studios, Basel, Switzerland
Impulse Strategies, Galerie Georges-Phillippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France

HARD ON, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt, Germany
New Living, COBRA Museum, Amstelveen, Netherlands
Neues Wohnen, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
Retreat, BAWAG Contemporary, Vienna, Austria
Diet Cola Works, The Box, Los Angeles, California, USA

The New New Age Film Festival, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany
Sell and Destroy - Redrawing the Bottom Line, Frieze Projects, London, UK
Otero Plassart Gallery, Los Angeles

CANBURGER, Galerie Georges-Phillipe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris
New New Age Film Festival, Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt am Main
16x9 Action Film, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

Shitrock Crate and Tapestry Cartoons, The Box, Los Angeles
Fat Slices and Conscious Primers, MC Kunst, Los Angeles
Reaction Time, Circus Gallery, Los Angeles
16x9 Action Film, MOCA, Los Angeles
Almost Every City in The World, Galerie Vallois, Paris

Recent Jacuzzis, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt

Top, Back and Bottom of Mind Awareness, Maccarone, Inc., New York
New Jacuzzis, Kunstraum Innsbruck

Carpe Denim, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt

Overhead Baggage Treatment, Maccarone, Inc., New York

Business on Sunset, BOSS Exhibitions, Los Angeles

Untitled solo exhibition, AB Gallery, Los Angeles


Selected Group Exhibitions
Faithless Pictures, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway (upcoming)
Celebration of the Baroque, (curated by Luc Tuymans) Antwerp Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium

Let Them Draw II (Drawing and Withdrawing), Sariev contemporary, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Hierophant, Nicodim Gallery, Bucharest, Romania
Summer Group, Marlborough Chelsea Gallery, New York
On Elisabeth, Olsen Gruin, New York, USA
Modern Sculpture, Galeria Casando Santapao, Madrid, Spain

Chip vs. Chemie, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung / Art Foyer, Frankfurt
Manifesta 11, Zurich, Switzerland
Prototypology, Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy
White Cube Gallery, London

The World is Made of Stories, Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway
Paulin, Paulin, Paulin, Gallery Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
American Esoterica, Sariev Contemporary, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Brunch over Troubled Waters, Plutschow Gallery, Zurich
Six Advertisements, Marlborough Chelsea Gallery, New York
EAGLES II, Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain

Sigmund Freud and the Play on the Burden of Representation, 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria
The Go Between, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy
Group Spirit, Peres Projects, Berlin, Germany

Bald Eagle, Haubrok projects, Berlin, Germany
356 Sculptures, 356 Mission Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Eagles, Marlborough Madrid, Madrid, Spain
Privacy, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, Germany
Track, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
Made in Germany Zwei, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany

Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York, USA
Commercial Break, GARAGE Center of Contemporary Culture (Moscow), Venice, Italy
A painting show, AUTOCENTER, Berlin, Germany
Notes on Notes on Camp, Invisible Exports, New York, New York, USA
Informellnatur, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich, Germany
My Beautiful Mongo, Thomas Brambilla Contemporary Art, Bergamo, Italy
Strictly Global, Deutsche Bank Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
Involuntary, Ford Project, New York, New York, USA
Das Meer: Traum and Wirklichkeit, Eres Stiftung, Munich, Germany

During Office Hours, VGF, Berlin, Germany
Auteur/Amateur, Layr Wüstenhagen, Vienna, Austria
Vaxination, Xippas Gallery, Athens, Greece
The Traveling Show, La Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Where do we go from here?, selections from the Jumex Collection, CAC, Cincinnati, USA
The New New Age Film Festival, selected films, LICHTER Festival, Frankfurt, Germany

Where do we go from here?, selects of the Jumex Collection, The Bass Museum, Miami, USA
Rotating Vie, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Making Worlds, 53rd Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (invited by Daniel Birnbaum)
Remap 2, Athens, GreeceNothingness and Being, 7th Interpretation of The Jumex Collection, Mexico City, Mexico
Quand la premiere ivresse des suces bruyants..., CAPC Musee d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
When the mood strikes... The Collection of Wilfred & Yannicke Cooreman-De Smedt,MDD Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

Meet Me Around The Corner, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
No Leftovers, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Walls in the Street, Museum of Contemporary Art, Belgrade
Working Men, Analix Forever, Geneva
The Practice of Everyday Life, Feinkost Gallery, Berlin
Hotel California, Galerie Georges-Phillipe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris
An Unruly History of the Readymade”, Jumex Collection, Mexico City
Drawings, Otero Plassart Gallery, Los Angeles

27 Timer, Hollesgard, Denmark
Pawnshop, e-Flux, New York
Mind Hacking II, Muenster,Germany
Quotidian, BUIA Gallery, New York
New Economy Artists Space, New York
Moscow Biennial 2, Moscow, Russia
Verbale, Innsbruck, Austria
Uncertain States of America, Warsaw, Poland; Herning Kunstmuseum, Copenhagen; Beijing, China, Prague, Czech Republic

5 Billion Years Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Uncertain States of America, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland
E-flux Video Rental, Seoul, Korea, Antwerp
Uncertain States of America, Serpentine Gallery, London
Mobile: Suro Collection, Triangle Project Space, San Antonio
Uncertain States of America, Bard Curatorial Center, New York
Sculpture Park, Lahr, Germany
Nice Fine Arts, Offenburg, Germany
Berlin Biennale 4, Berlin
Palm D’Or Television Pitch, Frankfurt, Germany
Space Boomerang, Swiss Institute, New York

Strich, Zeichnung, Bild, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna
Uncertain States of America, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
Off Key, Kunsthalle Bern
La Vista Hermosa, Liste, Basel
Do You Like Stuff?, Swiss Institute, New York
Greater New York 2005, PS1, New York
Situational Prosthetics, New Langston Art Center, San Francisco
E-flux Video Rental, KunstWerke Berlin Germany, Frankfurt Germany
Bread & Butter, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin Germany

Dedicated to a Proposition, Extra City, Center for Contemporary Art, Antwerpen
Sculpture now, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt
Kotzrohr and Popular Ceramics, Video program, Wilkinson Gallery, London
E-flux Video Rental, E-flux, New York
High Desert Test Sites, Los Angeles, CA

Hands up, baby, hands up!, Oldenburger Kunstverein

Out of True, Santa Barbara University Art Museum, CA

Casino, SMAK, Gent,BE

Sebastian Clough and Mike Bouchet, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Life After The Squirrel, Location One, New York

SnowBall, Collaboration with Jason Rhoades and Peter Bonde, Venice Biennale

Size Matters, Special K Projects, Los Angeles

Common Denomination Language Expo, FAR, Los Angeles

Slum Loard, Main Street Gallery, Napa, CA
In Disposal, Broadway Art Complex, Santa Monica, CA


2014 1822-Kunstpreis