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C.V.

MATTHEW ROLSTON (USA, b. 1955)

Education

  • 2006
    Honorary Doctorate, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • 1989
    Film Program, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • 1978
    Photography & Imaging, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • 1976
    Drawing & Painting, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
  • 1975
    Drawing & Painting, Otis College of Art & Design, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1974
    Drawing & Painting, Chouinard Art Institute, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2018
    Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits, Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
  • 2018
    Hollywood Royale: Out of the School of Los Angeles, Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2017
    Art People: The Pageant Portraits, Ralph Pucci LA, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2017
    Hollywood Royale: Out of the School of Los Angeles, Camera Work Contemporary Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • 2016
    Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits, Camera Work Contemporary Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • 2014
    Talking Heads, Diane Rosenstein Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1993
    Big Pictures, Catherine Edelman Gallery, Chicago, IL
  • 1991
    Big Pictures, Staley-Wise Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1991
    Big Pictures, Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans, LA
  • 1991
    Big Pictures, Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1987
    Matthew Rolston: Magazine Work, Photographs, Govinda Gallery, Washington, D.C
  • 1982
    Matthew Rolston, Portraits, Jennifer Dumas Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1982
    New Hollywood Portraiture, FOTO Gallery, New York, NY

Group Exhibitions

  • 2018
    Greater than LA (with Larry Bell, Kelly Lamb, Lauren Halsey, and others), Desert Center, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2014
    Joan Quinn Captured, Brand Art Center, Glendale, CA
  • 2013
    Joan, Joan, Joan, The Vi Smith Concourse Gallery at John Wayne Airport, Santa Ana, CA
  • 2013
    Through the Lens of the Blues Aesthetic: An Evening of Short Films Selected by Kevin Everson, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • 2013
    The Most Beautiful Woman in the World, SF Shorts: The San Francisco International Festival of Short Films, San Francisco, CA
  • 2011
    Mysterious Objects: Portraits of Joan Quinn, Santa Ann College Main Gallery, Santa Ana, CA
  • 2011
    Beauty CULTure, Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2000
    The Warhol Look: Glamour, Style, Fashion, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1999
    The Warhol Look: Glamour, Style, Fashion, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
  • 1998
    The Warhol Look: Glamour, Style, Fashion, Musée de la Mode, Marseilles, France
  • 1997
    The Warhol Look: Glamour, Style, Fashion, The Barbican Art Gallery, London, England
  • 1997
    The Warhol Look: Glamour, Style, Fashion, The Art Gallery of Toronto, Toronto, Canada
  • 1997
    The Warhol Look: Glamour, Style, Fashion, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
  • 1989
    New Nudes, Govinda Gallery, Washington, D.C.
  • 1988
    Fashion and Surrealism, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, England
  • 1987
    Fashion and Surrealism, FIT Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1987
    New Nudes, G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1985
    Working In L.A. (with Herb Ritts and Greg Gorman), G. Ray Hawkins Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1984
    Modern Masters (with Jean Pagliuso, Kim Steele, and Bruce Weber), Delahunty Gallery, Dallas, TX
  • 1984
    Modern Masters (with Jean Pagliuso, Kim Steele, and Bruce Weber), Hokin Kauffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Monographs

  • 2017
    Hollywood Royale: Out of the School of Los Angeles (Kempen, Germany, teNeues)
  • 2012
    Talking Heads: The Vent Haven Portraits (New York, USA, Pointed Leaf Press)
  • 2008
    beautyLIGHT, Pictures at a Magazine (Kempen, Germany, teNeues)
  • 1991
    Big Pictures, A Book of Photographs (New York, USA, Bulfinch Press)

Public Collections

Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
National Portrait Gallery, The Smithsonian Museum, Washington, D.C.

Selected Talks and Lectures

  • 2018
    In Conversation – Looking Back: Andy Warhol’s Interview Magazine, with KCRW’s Frances Anderton, NeueHouse, Hollywood, CA
  • 2018
    Art People: A Conversation, with cultural critic Katya Tylevich, Ralph Pucci LA, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2018
    Photographic Arts Council of Los Angeles Artist Gallery Talk, Hollywood Royale, Fahey/Klein Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2018
    In Conversation: Matthew Rolston’s Hollywood Royale, with New Yorker Magazine contributing writer Christina Binkley, SoHo House West Hollywood, CA
  • 2018
    Hollywood Royale: Artist Talk with Matthew Rolston, with gallerist Ute Hartjen, The Battery Club, San Francisco, CA
  • 2018
    Iris Night Lecture Series: Hollywood Royale, with Vanity Fair contributing editor Matt Tyrnauer, The Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2018
    Glamour, Berlin, and Hollywood: Matthew Rolston, with Lee Kaplan, founder of Arcana Books on the Arts, Goethe-Institut Los Angeles, CA
  • 2018
    Hollywood Royale by Matthew Rolston, with Lee Kaplan, founder of Arcana Books on the Arts, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • 2018
    In Conversation: Matthew Rolston’s Hollywood Royale, with Wolfsonian curator Cathy Leff, SoHo Beach House, Miami, FL
  • 2018
    In Conversation: Matthew Rolston’s Hollywood Royale, with author and Warhol collaborator Pat Hackett, SoHo House New York, NY
  • 2017
    In Conversation: Matthew Rolston’s Hollywood Royale, with cultural critic Nadia Says, SoHo House Berlin, Germany
  • 2014
    The Rise of the Fashion Film, with New Yorker Magazine contributing writer Christina Binkley, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA
  • 2011
    Iris Night Lecture Series: Matthew Rolston on “Beauty CULTure”, with journalist Merle Ginsberg, The Annenberg Space for Photography, Los Angeles, CA
  • 2009
    beautyLIGHT by Matthew Rolston, with journalist Merle Ginsberg, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, CA