1967 Born, San Francisco (CA), USA
1989 BA Yale University, New Haven (CT), USA
Lives and works in New York (NY)

Solo Exhibitions

2016 Facility of DECLINE, Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
DRAWING RESTRAINT: Matthew Barney, Adam Art Gallery, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington
Bildungsroman, Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo
2015 WATER CASTINGS: Fourteen Pieces, Regen Projects, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Matthew Barney: River of Fundament
, The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2014 Crown Zinc, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Matthew Barney: River of Fundament, Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania, Australia
Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada (installation)
Matthew Barney: River of Fundament, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
2013 Subliming Vessel: The Drawings of Matthew Barney, The Morgan Library & Museum, New York (NY); Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris
2011 DJED, Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
2010 Prayer Sheet with the Wound and the Nail, Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland
Matthew Barney, Sadie Coles HQ, London
2009 Ancient Evenings: Libretto, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels
2008 Matthew Barney. Contemporary Mythologies, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy
Ren Faire (performance), Los Angeles (CA), USA 18 May
Matthew Barney Drawing Restraint, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
2007 Matthew Barney: Drawing from Guardian of the Veil, Regan Projects, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Matthew Barney, Sammlung-Goetz, Munich, Germany
Matthew Barney, Mönchehaus Museum für moderne Kunst, Goslar, Germany
Drawing Restraint New Sun, Sadie Coles HQ, London
Matthew Barney, Serpentine Gallery, London
2006 The Occidental Guest, Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint 9 Storyboards, John McWhinnie @ Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, New York (NY)
2005 Matthew Barney: Drawing Restraint, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan; travelled to Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (CA), USA
2004 Mathew Barney: The creamster Cycle, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (NY), USA
2003 Matthew Barney in the Living Art Museum, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik Boise Art Museum, Boise (ID), USA
Matthew Barney: Cremasters, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
2002 Matthew Barney: The CREMASTER Cycle, organised by the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (NY); travelled to Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany; Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris; Artangel, London
2000 Cremaster 2: The Drones’ Explosion, Walker Art Canter, Minneapolis (MN), USA
Mathew Barney: Creamaster 5, Artspace, Aukland
1999 CREMASTER 2: The Drones’ Exposition, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis (MN), USA; travelled to San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (CA), USA
1998 March with the Anal Sadistic Warrior, KunstKanaal, Amsterdam
CREMASTER 5, Fundació La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
CREMASTER 5, Regen Projects, Los Angeles (CA), USA
CREMASTER 1, Öffentliche Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
1997 CREMASTER 5, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
CREMASTER 5, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
CREMASTER 1, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
1996 Transexualis and REPRESSIA; CREMASTER 1 and CREMASTER 4, San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (CA), USA
1995 Mathew Barney, pace car for the hubris pill, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Art Now: Matthew Barney: OTTOshaft, Tate Modern, London
Fondation Cartier pour l'Art Contemporain, Paris
1994 Portraits from CREMASTER 4, Regen Projects, Los Angeles (CA), USA
1991 Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Matthew Barney: New Work, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (CA), USA
1989 Field Dressing, Payne Whitney Athletic Complex, Yale University, New Haven (CT), USA
Scab Action, Video exhibition for the New York City Rainforest Alliance, Open Centre, New York (NY)
1988 Scab Action, Video exhibition for the New York City Rainforest Alliance, Open Centre, New York (NY)

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Clouds ⇄ Forest, 7th Moscow Biennale, curated by Yuko Hasegawa, New Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow
Man in the Mirror, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels
Liquid Antiquity, organised by the DESTE Foundation, Benaki Museum, Athens
What I Loved: Selected Works from The ‘90s, Regen Projects, Los Angeles (CA), USA 
2016 Flying over the Abyss, Athens Conservatoire, Athens
Winter in America, Jack Shaniman Gallery: The School, Kinderhook, New York (NY)
The Body Extended: Sculpture and Prosthetics, The Henry Moore Foundation, Leeds, UK
The Campaign for Art: Contemporary, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (CA), USA
Receipt of a Magical Agent, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (NY)
Hey You! ~ Who Me?, 32 Edgewood Gallery, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut (CT), USA
Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin (TX), USA
2015 Flying Over the Abyss, Neon and The Contemporary Art centre of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki, Greece
Winter in America, Jack Shainman Gallery: The Shop, New York (NY)
The Articulated Void, The PostContemporary, Troy (NY), USA
Future Present, Schaulager, Münchenstein, Switzerland
Flying over the Abyss, NEON and Museum of Contemporary Art of Crete, Crete, Greece
Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim, Guggenheim Museum, New York (NY)
America Is Hard to See, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)
Man in the Mirror
, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels
HE: The Hergott Shepard Photography Collection, University of Michigan, Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, Michigan (MI)
All The World's a Stage, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
La La La Human Steps
, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Come as You Are: Art of the 1990s, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair (NJ); Telfair Museums, Savannah (GA); University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor (MI), USA
A Secret Affair: Selections from the Fuhrman Family Collection, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York (NY)
Partial Presence, Zabludowicz Collection, London
2014 Manifest Intention. Drawing in All its Forms, Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy
Not For All My Little Words, Marc Straus, New York (NY)
Philippe Parreno – Dessins, Cahiers d’Art, Paris
A Very Short History of Contemporary Sculpture
, curated by Francesco Bonami, Phillips, London
Stanze/Rooms, me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin
Man in the Mirror, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels
Love Story – Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Winter Palace and 21er Haus, Belvedere, Vienna
A Secret Affair: Selections From The Fuhrman Family Collection, The Contemporary Austin, Austin (TX), USA
A World of Its Own: Photographic Practices in the Studio, Museum of Modern Art, New York (NY)
A Thousand Doors, NEON and Whitechapel Gallery (off-site) The Gennadius Library and Gardens, The American School of Classical Studies, Athens
2013 Legacy: Photographs From the Emily Fisher Landau Collection, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield (CT), USA
Aquatopia, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Gironcoli: context, Belvedere, Vienna
Altars of Madness, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
Expo 1: New York, MoMA PS1, New York; Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro
do it, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York (NY) (curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, touring exhibition through to December 2018)
NYC: 1993: Experimental Jet St, Trash and No Star
, New Museum, New York (NY)
Lyon Biennale, Lyon, France
2012 From Death to Death and Other Small Tales, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh
The Studio: Workshop and Myth, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Der Nackte Mann, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz, Austria
Battleground States, Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City
To Be with Art Is All We Ask, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York (NY); Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh (PA), USA
The Circus as a Parallel Universe, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Schichtwechsel
, Nordstern Videokunstzentrum, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Behold America!, Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego and the Timken Museum of Art, San Diego (CA), USA
Topsy Turvy, De Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Houdini: Art and Magic, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison (WI), USA
2011 In the Name of the Artists: American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Bienal Pavillion, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Home Alone
, curated by Sarah Aibel, Sender Collection, Miami (FL), USA
American Exuberance, Rubell Family Collection / Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami (FL), USA
Perspectives: On the Borders of Art and Philosophy - Listasafn Reykjavikur, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik
Silent Echoes: Collection Exhibition I, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art - Kanazawa, Kanazawa, Japan
El intervalo luminoso: The D.Daskalopoulos Collection - Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao, Spain
Ingvild Goetz Collection, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Oceanomania, Noveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco
Black Swan: The Exhibition, Regen Projects, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Vermont (VT), USA
Staging Action: Performance in Photography Since 1960, MoMA , New York City (NY)
Robert Mapplethorpe: Night Work: Curated by Scissor Sisters with..., Alison Jacques Gallery, London
Testing Ground, Zabludowicz Collection London, London
Houdini: Art and Magic Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles (CA), USA, travels to the Contemporary Jewish Art Museum, San Francisco
2010 Accessories to An Artwork, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller, East Hampton, New York (NY)
Sweat, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
Do Redo Undo, Wiels Museum, Brussels
Focus on Artists: 75th anniversary, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (CA), USA
Transformation
, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan
Houdini: Art and Magic, The Jewish Museum, New York
Sweat, curated by Marilyn Minter and Fabienne Stephan, Patricia Low
Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
Keeping It Real: An Exhibition in Four Acts: Act 1: The Corporeal: The D. Daskalopoulos Collection, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Sexuality and Transcendence, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine
The Modern Myth: Drawing Mythologies in Modern Times, Museum of Modern Art, New York (NY)
Skin Fruit: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Collection, New Museum, New York (NY)
Hard Targets, Wexner Center for the Arts, Colombus (OH), USA
Collecting Biennials, Whitney Museum, New York (NY)
Detroit, Kunsthalle Wien project space, Vienna
2009 Nine New Destinations, Inhotim Cultural Institute, Brumadino, Brazil
Yokohama Triennial: Time Crevasse, Yokohama, Japan
Barock
, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples, Italy
Inhotim 09: Nine New Destinations, Inhotim, Brumadinho, Brazil
100 Years (version #2, ps1, nov 2009), P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York (NY)
Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Cella, Complesso Monumentale di San Michele a Ripa, Rome
Bad Habits, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York (NY)
Chelsea Visits Havana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
Rotating Views #1, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
1992009, D’Amelio Terras, New York (NY)
Blood of Two: Matthew Barney and Elizabeth Peyton, Slaughterhouse, Deste Foundation Project Space, Hydra, Greece
2008 Here Is Every: Four Decades of Contemporary Art, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Meet Me Around the Corner - Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Under Pain of Death, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York (NY)
Listen Darling… The World Is Yours, Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Art Centre, Cascais, Portugal
histoires de point d’ironie, Galerie du Jour, Paris
Las Implicaciones de la Imagen, Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City
2007 Sculptors Drawing, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (CO), USA
I Am As You Will Be: The Skeleton in Art, Cheim & Read, New York (NY)
Role Exchange, Sean Kelly, New York (NY)
Existencias, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon, Spain
Mask, James Cohan, New York (NY)
Concept: Photography-Dialogues & Attitudes, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Cologne, Germany
Artist Moving Image, Bath Film Festival, Bath, UK
Lights Camera Action: Artist's Film for the Cinema, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)
Narcissus Faces, Cook Fine Art, New York (NY)
Speed 1, Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain
Prison
, Bloomberg Space, London
Mythos: Joseph Beuys, Matthew Barney, Douglas Gordon, Cy Twombly, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
Il Tempo del Postino, Opera House, Manchester, UK
WEISSE FOLTER, K20K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany, curated by Julian Heynen and Brigitte Kölle
2006 Not all is Visible: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo
all in the present must be transformed: Matthew Barney and Joseph Beuys
, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
Defamation of Character, PS 1 MoMA, New York (NY)
The Eighth Square, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
The Guggenheim Collection, KAH, Bonn, Germany
New York, New York: Fifty Years of Art, Architecture, Film, Music and Video, Grimaldi Forum, Monaco
Human Game, Statione Leopolda, Florence, Italy
Surprise, Surprise, ICA, London
Into Me / Out of Me, PS 1, New York; travelling to Kunstwerke Berlin; Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
Having New Eyes, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (CO), USA
What Makes You and I Different, Tramway 2 / Project Room, Glasgow, Scotland
Figures in the Field: Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago Collections, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago (IL), USA
Thank You for the Music, Galerie Spruth Magers, Munich, Germany
Dark Places, Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica (CA), USA
2005 11th BIM Biennial of Moving Images, Centre pour l’Image contemporaine, Paris
Bidibidobidiboo: Works from the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection, Torino, Italy
(My Private) Heroes, MARTa, Herford, Germany
Work Time/Material Time/Life Time, Akureyi Art Museum, Akureyi, Iceland
Quartet: Barney, Gober, Levine, Walker, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis (MN), USA
2004 Klutterkammer: An Exhibition by John Bock, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Working Editions, Fine Art in Space, Long Island City, New York (NY)
Il Bello e le bestie, Museum d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Roverto, Italy
Love / Hate From Magritte to Cattelan: Masterpieces from the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Villa Manin Centre of Contemporary Art, Passarinano, Udine, Italy
Touch and Temperature: Art in the Age of Cybernetic Totalism, Bitforms, New York (NY)
The Encounters in the 21st Century: Polyphony – Emerging Resonances, 21st Century Museum of Contemprary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
2003 Perfect Innocence: The Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore (MD), USA; Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Palm Beach (FL), USA
Picturing the Artist: Photography from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (IL), USA
Just Love Me: Post Feminist Art of the 1990s from the Goetz Collection
, Bergen Art Museum, Bergen, Norway; travelling to Fries Museum, Leeuwarden, Netherlands
Fast Forward: Media Art / Sammlung Goetz, ZKM Centre for Arts and Media, Karlsruhe, Germany
Silver, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada
Storytelling, Wexner Centre for the Arts, Columbus (OH), USA
Dreams and Conflicts: The Dictatorship of the Viewer, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
2002 Penetration, Fredrich Petzel / Marianne Boesky Galleries, New York (NY)
Shortcuts: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia, Cyprus
Arte Contemporáneo Internacional, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City
Hautnah: The Goetz Collection, Museum Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
Visions from America: Photographs from the Whitney Museum of American Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)
Moving Pictures, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (NY); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
Tempo, MoMA Queens, Long Island City, New York (NY)
Sand in der Vaseline: Künstlerbücher II: 1980 – 2000, Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
Life Death Love Hate Pleasure Pain, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago (IL), USA
2001 Ten Photographers, Galleri K, Oslo
American Art from the Goetz Collection, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
Uniform: Order and Disorder, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Centre, Long Island City, New York (NY)
Parkett, Collaborations and Editions since 1984, MoMA, New York (NY)
The Glenn Dimplex Artists Award Exhibition 2001, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Affecting Invention, Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago (IL), USA
Public Offerings, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, (CA), USA
Heads and Hands, Decatur House, Washington (DC), USA
Hypermental: Rampant Reality 1950 – 2000 From Dali to Koons, Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland
Arte Contemporaneo Internacional, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico City
2000 Matthew Barney, Jennifer Pastor, Charles Ray, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Staged, Constructions in Contemporary Photography, Bonakdar Jancou Gallery, New York (NY)
Recent Acquisitions, Kunstwerke, Berlin
MUSEUM, Astrup Fearnley Museet fur Moderne Kunst, Oslo
Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago (IL), USA
Media_city Seoul 2000, Contemporary Art and Technology Biennial, Seoul
Voil á: Le monde dans la tëte, Musée d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
What’s New: Recent Acquisitions in Photography, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)
Outbound: Passages from the 90s, Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston (TX), USA
1999 Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (PA), USA
Regarding Beauty, Hirshorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington (DC), USA
The Promise of Photography: Selected Works from the DG Bank Collection, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York (NY)
1998 Wounds: Between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Scratches on the Surface of Things, Museum Boymans van Beunigen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Die Rache der Veronika, Fotosammlung Lambert, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Emotion: Young British and American art from the Goetz Collection, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
+Zone, Palazzo ReRebaudengo, Guarene d’Alba, Italy
Global Vision, New Art from the 90s – with new aqisitions from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Deste Foundation, Athens
Extentions: Aspects of the Figure, The Joseloff Galley, Hartford Art School, Hartford (CT), USA
1997 De-Genderism, Setagaya Art Museum, Tokyo
A Rrose is a Rrose is a Rrose: Gender Performance in Photography, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (NY); travelled to the Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh (PA), USA
Sous le Manteau, Gallery Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
Loco-Motion, Cinema Accademia Dorsoduro, Venice Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France
1996 Sammlung Volkmann zeigt: Faustrecht der Freiheit, Kunstsammlung Gera, Germany; travelled to Neues Museum Weserburg Bremen, Germany
Hugo Boss Prize Exhibition, Guggenheim SoHo, New York (NY), Tenth Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
Matthew Barney, Tony Oursler and Jeff Wall, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Foreign Body, Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland
Hybrids, De Appel, Amsterdam
Defining the Nineties: Consensus-making in New York, Miami and Los Angeles, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami (FL), USA
Picasso: a Contemporary Dialogue, Galerie Thaddeaus Ropac, Salzberg, Austria
Passions Privees, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
Faustrect der Freiheit, Neues Museum Weserberg, Bremen, Germany
Art at Home, Ideal Standard Life, The Spiral Garden, Tokyo
1995 Drawing on Chance: Selections from the Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York (NY)
DASAMERICAS II, Museu de Arte de Sao Paulo, Brasil
Ripple Across the Water 95, WATARI-UM Museum of Tokyo, Tokyo
Biennial Exhibtion, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)
ARS ’95, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
The Masculine Masquerade, MIT List Visual Center, Cambridge (MA), USA
Altered States: American Art in the 90s, Forum for Contemprorary Art, St. Louis (MO), USA
1994 Hors Limites, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Of the Human Condition: Hope and Despair at the End of the Century, Spiral Gallery, Tokyo
Acting Out: The Body in Video, Then and Now, Royal College of Art, London
Sammlung Volkmann, Berlin
The Ossuary, Luhring Augustine, New York (NY)
Drawing on Sculpture, Cohen Gallery, New York (NY)
1993 Exhibtion to Benefit the Mapplethorpe Laboratory for AIDS Research, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Aperto ’93, 45th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Biennial Exhibtion, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (NY)
Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell, Don’t Pursue, Fairfield University, Fairfield (CT), USA
Action/Performance and the Photograph, Turner – Krull Galleries, Los Angeles (CA), USA
Works on Paper, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
1992 Documenta IX, Kassel, Germany
Perils et Coleres, capC Musée, Bordeaux, France
Post Human, FAE Musée d’Art Contemporain, Pully/Lausanne, Switzerland; travelled to Castillo de Rivoli; Dete Foundation, Athens; Dichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Matthew Barney, Sam Revels and Nancy Rubins, SteinGladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Spielhölle, U-Bahn Station, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
1991 Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (NY)
Regen Projects, Los Angeles (CA), USA
ACT-UP Benefit Art Sale, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York (NY)
1990 Viral Infection: The Body and its Discontents, Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Centre, Buffalo (NY), USA
Group Drawing Exhibition, Althea Viafora, New York (NY)
Gallery Artists, Althea Viafora, New York (NY)
Video Library, Andrea Rosen, New York (NY)

Performances

2010 KHU, October 2, 2010, Detroit, Michigan
2008 REN, May 18, 2008, Los Angeles, California
2007 Guardian of the Veil, "Il Tempo del Postino," July 12-14, 2007, Manchester International Festival, Manchester, UK

Film Screenings

2017 The Cremaster Cycle (1994-2002), 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Sonica Festival, Glasgow Film Theatre, Glasgow, UK
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil
The Cremaster Cycle (1994-2002), Flatpack Festival, Birmingham, UK
2016 River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Memphis Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis (TN) USA
The Cremaster Cycle (1994-2002), Power Station of Art, Shanghai, China
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing
The Cremaster Cycle (1994-2002), Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
The Cremaster Cycle (1994-2002), Cinemateket, Oslo
DRAWING RESTRAINT, Cinemateket, Oslo
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio (OH), USA
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Music Box, Chicago, Illinois (IL), USA
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Dryden Theatre, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, New York (NY)
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, New Zealand Festival, Wellington
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Teatro Comunale di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
2015 The Cremaster Cycle (1994-2002), The Guggenheim Museum, New York (NY)
River of Fundament
, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Onassis Cultural Centre, Athens
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA, Los Angeles (CA), USA
2014 River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Museum of Old and New Art (MONA), Tasmania, Australia
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Festival D’Automne Paris, Paris
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Ruhrtriennale, Lichtburg Essen, Essen, Germany
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Vienna Festival, Vienna
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Reykjavik Arts Festival, Reykjavik
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit Film Theatre, Detroit (MI), USA
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Luminato Festival, Elgin Theatre, Toronto, Canada
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Art Basel, Theater Basel Grosse Bühne, Basel, Switzerland
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, Holland Festival, EYE Film Instituut Nederland, Amsterdam
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, UK premiere, in collaboration with the Whitechapel Gallery, English National Opera, London
The Cremaster Cycle (1994-2002), Zilkha Auditorium, Whitechapel Gallery, London
River of Fundament, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, European Premiere, in collaboration with Haus der Kunst, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, Germany
River of Fundament, World Premiere, A film by Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler, BAM Harvey Theater, Brooklyn (NY), USA

Awards

2010 Golden Gate Persistence of Vision Award, 2010 San Francisco International Film Festival
2007 Kaiser Ring Award
2001 Glen Dimplex Award, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
1999 James D. Phelan Art Award in Video, Bay Area Video Coalition, San Francisco Foundation, San Francisco (CA), USA
1996 Hugo Boss Award, Guggenheim Museum, New York (NY)
1993 Europa 2000 Prize, Aperto ’93, XLV Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy