MICHAEL HAFFTKA

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Public Collections

Museum of Modern art, New York

Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

Brooklyn Museum, New York

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA

New York Public Library Collection, New York

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX
  The Marion Koogler McNay Art Museum, TX
  National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT

Art Museum of S. Texas, Corpus Christi, TX

Old Jail Art Center, Albany, TX

Arizona State University Art Museum

University Museum at Texas State University, Houston

Yeshiva University Museum, New York, NY

Central High School, Philadelphia, PA

Chapman University Permanent Art Collection, Orange, CA



One-Person Exhibitions
2015 Georges Bergès Gallery, SOHO, New York, NY
2012 Vaudeville Park, Brooklyn, NY
2012
Chapman University's Phyllis and Ross Escalette Permanent Collection of Art, Orange, CA
2009/10 Mizel Center for Arts and Culture, Denver, CO
2009 Yeshiva University Museum, New York, NY
2004/5 Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT
2003 Susan Aberbach Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Cobble Hill Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
1999 Aberbach Fine Art, New York, NY
1998 Louis Dijkstra Kunsthandel, Antwerp, Belgium
1996 Louis Dijkstra Kunsthandel, Waalwijk, Holland
1996 Louis Dijkstra Kunsthandel, Antwerp, Belgium
1995 Louis Dijkstra Kunsthandel, Waalwijk, Holland
1992 Mary Ryan Gallery, New York
1991 Aberbach Fine Art, New York
1991 David Aberbach Fine Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico
1990 Aberbach Fine Art, Art Cologne, Germany
1988 PS Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
1987 Dilaurenti Gallery, New York
1987 Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1987 Mary Ryan Gallery, New York
1987 Janet Steinberg Gallery, San Francisco, California
1986 Louis Dijkstra Kunsthandel, Waalwijk, Holland
1986 Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
1986 Yares Gallery, Scottsdale Arizona
1984 Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
1984 Louis Dijkstra Kunsthandel, Waalwijk, Holland
1984 Hewlett Gallery, Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
1984 H.F. Manes Gallery, New York
1983 Art Galaxy, New York
1982 Gotham Book Mart Gallery, New York



Group Exhibitions
2015 Georges Bergès Gallery, SOHO, New York, NY
2007 Arizona State University Art Museum, AZ
2006-7 Musee des Beaux-Arts d'Ixelles, Brussels, Belgium
2005 Amarillo Museum of Art, Amarillo, TX
2000 Baron Boisante Gallery, New York
1999 Baron Boisante Gallery, New York
1998 Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp, Belgium
1991 Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, Arizona
1991 Wooster Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Massachusetts
1989 Artstart, Scottsdale, Arizona
1987 "Art for Your Collection", Marion Koogler McNay Museum, San Antonio, TX
1987 "The Artist and the Myth", Monterey Peninsula Museum of Art, Monterey, CA
1987 Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, California
1987 Yares Gallery, Scottsdale, Arizona
1986-1988 "Jewish Themes/Contemporary American Artists II", the Jewish Museum, New York; also Spertus Museum, Chicago, IL, National Museum of American Jewish History, Philadelphia, PA
1986-1988 "Portrait of a Collector: Stephane Janssen", Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humleback, Denmark; also University Art Museum, California State University, Palm Beach, CA, Museum of Art, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, Art Museum at Florida International University, Miami, FL, Scottsdale Center for the Arts, Scottsdale, AZ
1986-1987 "Public and Private American Prints Today", The Brooklyn Museum, New York; also Flint Institute of the Arts, Michigan, Rhode Island School of Design, RI, Museum of Art, Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, Walker art Center, Minneapolis
1986 "Naked/Nude", Museum of Modern Art, New York
1985 "Surplus" Exit art, New York
1984 "Invitational", Mendelson Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA
1984 "Selected Drawings by Eleven Artists", Willard Gallery, New York
1983 "Art of Found Objects", Gallery Schlesinger-Boisante, New York
1982 "The Crime Show", ABC No Rio, New York
1982 "Summer Invitational", Rosa Esman Gallery, New York
1982 "Artist Protest", Pratt Graphics Center, New York
1982 "The New Menace", Gallery Schlesinger-Boisante, New York
1982 "Dirty Pictures", White Columns, New York
1981 "Invitational", Gallery Schlesinger-Boisante, New York
1980 Gruembaum Gallery, New York
1977 Museum of the Cathedral of Saint John, New York
1976 Rabinowitch and Guerra Gallery, New York



Monographs
Since 2013 Huffington Post blogger
2007 "Conscious/Unconscious", fiction with drawings by Michael Hafftka, published by Six Gallery Press, Pittsburgh, PA
2004 "Michael Hafftka, A Retrospective: Large Oils 1985-2003", published by Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT
1987 "Michael Hafftka, New Paintings" with text by Sam Hunter, published by Dilaurenti Gallery, New York
1984 "Michael Hafftka" with text by Elaine King and John Caldwell, published by Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
1982 "Michael Hafftka, Selected Drawings 1975-81", text by Michael Brodsky. Published by Guignol Books, New York. Also available, a deluxe edition of fifty with an etching.
1982 Zwart en Wit 82.3, reproduction of 12 drawings, Oosterbeek, Holland
1981 "Art of Experience, Experience of Art" published by Guignol Books, New York



Other Publications
2015 "Toy Chest", The Yale Review, author William Gass, art by Michael Hafftka, included in Eyes, novellas and stories, published by Knopf
2014 "KM4", Blackbird Journal of Literature and the Arts, poems by Tom Sleigh & art by Michael Hafftka
2013 "To Die Next to You", Six Gallery Press, poetry by Rodger Kamenetz, drawings by Hafftka
2008 "Circular Stairs, Distress in the Mirrors", Six Gallery Press, poetry by Peter Klapert, art by Hafftka
2008 "West Virginia", Six Gallery Press, fiction by Che Elias, art by Hafftka
2008 "A Heaven Of Others", Starcherone Books, fiction by Joshua Cohen, art by Hafftka
2007 "The Terror of Loch Ness", Six Gallery Press, fiction by Che Elias, art by Hafftka
2007 "Aleph-Bet, An Alphabet For The Perplexed", Six Gallery Press, text by Joshua Cohen, art by Hafftka
1986 "Public and Private: American Prints Today", The Brooklyn Museum, New York
1986 "Portrait of a Collector", Louisiana Museum of Modern art, Humlebeek, Denmark
1986 "Jewish Themes/Contemporary American Artists II", the Jewish Museum, New York
1985 "Surplus", Exit Art, New York



Print Portfolios
1986 "The Other Half", folio of five monoprints with drypoint. Published by Mark Baron, New York
1986 "Neighbors", folio of 6 monoprints, published by Mary Ryan Gallery, New York
1985 "Second Hand", folio of five etchings, published by Mark Baron, New York
1985 "Undertones", "Overtones", companion suites, each with 4 monoprints with etching. Published by Mark Baron, New York
1981 "Incisions", folio of 10 etchings with etched title and colophon page, published by Mark Baron, New York



Miscellaneous
2015 Review of solo show at SFAQ/NYAQ/AQ, October Issue
2015 Review of solo show at Whitewall Magazine, September Issue
2015 Interview in Artnet, September Issue
2000 Tikkun Magazine cover, October/September Issue
1987 Inclusion in "A Calendar of Art and Antiques", Channel 13.
1982 "Pointless Gesture", a film by John Rosen depicting a street action by Hafftka. 11 min., 16 mm, color and sound.



Grants & Honors
8/2009 New York Times, notable alumnus of DeWitt Clinton High School
1983 C.A.P.S. grant for painting
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