Born 1982, Los Angeles, USA
Lives and works in Los Angeles, USA

Selected Press

Frieze Week Magazine, Max Hooper Schneider on the Museum that Exhibits Its Messes, Max Hooper Schneider, 26 February 2024
The Art Newspaper, Max Hooper Schneider: ‘My fantasy army of marine-mammal people, across all genders’, Finkel Jori, 15 February 2019
Frieze, The New Weird: Artist Max Hooper Schneider’s Miniature Worlds, Travis Dhel, 21 February 2019
Artnet, ‘We as a Species Are Selectively Alarmist’: Artist Max Hooper Schneider on Why He’s No Mad Scientist, Henri Neuendorf, 12 December 2017
Artforum, 1000 Words: Max Hooper Schneider, Beau Rutland, January 2016

Education

2011

MLA, Harvard, Cambridge, Massachusetts

Awards

2017

BMW Art Journey Prize

Solo Exhibitions

2024

UCCA Dune, Qinhuagdao, China

2023

Twilight at the Earth’s Crust, Maureen Paley & Studio M, London, UK
Falling Angels, François Ghebaly, Los Angeles, California, USA

2022

Keep On Rotting In The Free World/Pourrir dans un monde libre, MO.CO. Montpellier Contemporain, La Panacée, Montpellier, France

2021

Damaged by Miracles, High Art, Paris, France
Born in a Mausoleum, Del Vaz Projects, Santa Monica, California, USA

2019

Hammer Projects: Max Hooper Schneider, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

2018

Tryouts For The Human Race, Jenny’s, Los Angeles, California, USA

2015

Nature Theater of Violent Succession, High Art, Paris, France
Accidental Menagerie, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, California, USA

2014

The Pound, Jenny’s, Los Angeles, California, USA
Lab Matters 2, 169 Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

2013

Show No. 1, Vavassori, Milan, Italy
Coordinate 2, Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles, California, USA

2012

Lab Matters 1, JPAY Inmate Services, Miami, Florida USA
Coordinate 1, Pacific Coast Highway, Los Angeles, California, USA

Group Exhibitions

2024

A Garden of Promise and Dissent, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, US
Shine On, Sadie Coles HQ, London, UK
The Uncanny House, Museum Casa di Goethe, Rome, Italy (C)
Nonmemory, Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles, California, USA
Dream Time, UCCA, Beijing, China

2023

Noor Riyadh Festival 2023: The Bright Side of the Desert Moon, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Death and the Devil: The Fascination with Horror, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
Neïl Beloufa, Max Hooper Schneider, Em Rooney, Ludovic Nkoth, Rhinoceros Gallery, Rome, Italy
Jason Haam: Five Years Part Two, Jason Haam, Seoul, South Korea
Focus Group 4, Von Ammon Co, Washington DC, USA
François Ghebaly x Rhinoceros Gallery, Rhinoceros Gallery, Rome, Italy

2022

Symbiosis, Berkshire Botanical Garden, Massachusetts, USA
A Gateway to Possible Worlds: Art & Science-Fiction, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France (C)
Wild Strawberries, Gallery 125 Newbury, New York, USA
Biscuit à Soupe, High Art, Arles, France
The Tale Thier Terror Tells, Lyles & King, New York, USA
Planet B: Climate Change and the New Sublime, Palazzo Bollani, Venice, Italy
Storm Before the Calm, Praz Delavallade, Los Angeles, California, USA
Focus Group 3, Von Ammon Co, Washington DC, USA

2021

The Dreamers, 58th October Salon, Belgrade Biennale, Belgrade, Serbia
100 Sculptures – NYC, Anonymous Gallery, New York, USA
On the Level or the man who fell out of bed, Krinzinger Schottenfeld, Vienna, Austria
Sun Rise | Sun Set, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
Make-Shift-Future, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Technologies of the Self, Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles, California, USA (C)
Born in a Mausoleum, Del Vaz Projects, Los Angeles, California, USA
Pt. 2: Invasive Species, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles, California, USA
Human, 7 questions, Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Liquid Life, Kistefos Museum, Jevnaker, Norway

2020

Materia Medica, François Ghebaly, Los Angeles, California, USA
Permafrost, MOCO Montpellier Contemporain, Montpellier, France
58th October Salon, Belgrade Biennial, Belgrade, Serbia

2019

You: Works from the Lafayette Anticipations Collection, Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris, Paris, France
16th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
The Coming World, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Creatures, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, USA
Frieze Projects, Frieze Art Fair, Paramount Studios, Los Angeles, California, USA
Android Tetralogy, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris
Gaïa, what are you becoming?, Guerlain House, Paris, France

2018

Paradise, curated by Todd von Ammon, Westport Arts Center, Westport, Connecticut, USA
Pine Barrens, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, USA
Nothing Will Be As Before – Ten Years of Tanya Leighton, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, Germany
An Homage to Hollis Benton, Over the Influence, Los Angeles, California, USA
Give Up the Ghost, 13th Baltic Triennial, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

2017

Selections from the Hammer Contemporary Collection, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California, USA
Steps to Aeration, Tanya Leighton, Berlin, Germany
Still Human, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida, USA
Preservation, Marjorie Barrick Museum of Art, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
Wormwood, Ellis King, Dublin, Ireland
Botanica, Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
ARoS Triennial: The Garden, End of Times Beginning of Times , ARoS, Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
I’m Nobody!, High Art, Paris, France
Midtown, Maccarone at Lever House, New York, USA
Concrete Island, Venus, Los Angeles, California, USA
Mutations, The High Line, New York, USA
Vertical Gardens, Antenna Space, Shanghai, China
The New Normal: China, Art, and 2017, Ullens Center for Contemporary Arts (UCCA), Beijing, China
Retour sur Mulholland Drive, La Panacée, Montpellier, France

2016

High Anxiety, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, Florida, USA
Human Condition, Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
Dolores, Team Gallery, New York, USA
Streams of Warm Impermanence, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Omul Negru, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

2015

Theories of Forgetting, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California, USA
Apple of Earth, High Art, Paris, France

2014

Mongolia 360° 3rd Land Art Biennial, Orkhon Valley, Gobi Desert, Orkhon Valley Art Gallery, Union of Mongolian Artists, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
A paz entro os animais, BFA Boatos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
The Office, ACL/FIAC, Paris, France
Bathymetry, Del Vaz Projects, Los Angeles, California, USA
Spring Exhibition, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013

Dark Star, Basilica Hudson, New York, USA

2012

Mongolia 360° 2nd Land Art Biennial, Ikh Gazriin Chuluu, Gobi Desert, Mongolian
National Modern Art Gallery, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

Solo Publications

2019

Gioni, Massimiliano, BMW Art Journey 4, Max Hooper Schneider, BMW Group Munich, Germany, 2019 (C)

2018

Planetary Vitrine, Max Hooper Schneider's Art Journey, Hatje Cantz, 2018 (C)

Publications

2022

Bourriaud, Nicolas, PLANET B: Climate change and the new sublime, pp.34, 70, 124, Radicants, 2022 ©

2021

Ezra Nayssan, Jay, Technologies of the Self, Jay Ezra Nayssan and Marc Selwyn Fine Art, 2021 (C)

Press

2024

McLean, Matthew, Reviews, Frieze, No.241, March 2024, p.160
Fisher, Alice, Design news: menopause pottery, the water crisis and the team behind Amazon’s smile, theguardian.com, 26 February 2024
Hooper Schneider, Max, Max Hooper Schneider on the Museum that Exhibits Its Messes, Frieze Week Magazine, 26 February 2024

2023

SS African Mercury, 01, Fall/Winter 2023, pp. 84-85
–––, Max Hooper Schneider “Twilight at the Earth’s Crust”, contemporaryartdaily.com, December 2023
–––, Max Hooper Schneider “Twilight at the Earth’s Crust” at Maureen Paley and Studio M, London, moussemagazine.it, 20 November 2023
Irwin, Michael, Who Will Show at China's UCCA in 2024?, ocula.com, 20 November 2023
Frankel, Eddy, Recommended – Max Hooper Schneider: Twilight at the Earth’s Crust, timeout.com, 2 November 2023
–––, This Week in Culture: October 30 - November 5, culturedmag.com, 30 October 2023
Westall, Mark, American artist Max Hooper Schneider's first solo London exhibition to open at Maureen Paley & Studio M, fadmagazine.com, 19 October 2023
–––, Max Hooper Schneider | Maureen Paley, London, martincid.com, 18 October 2023
Osberg, Annabel, Max Hooper Schnieder, François Ghebaly, artforum.com, in print: Artforum, September 2023, Vol. 62, No. 1
Agard, Sade, ‘Dark life' ecosystems are thriving under hydrothermal vents, interestingengineering.com, 10 August 2023
CURA. Manifesto, Issue 40, 2023
Remenchik, Jennifer, What’s Broken Heals Better, hyperallergic.com, 29 May 2023
Jenkins, Mark, In the Galleries: Artist imagine red in images from brutal to banal, washingtonpost.com, 26 May 2023
Bourriaud, Nicolas, Max Hooper Schneider The Molecular Accelerator, curamagazine.com, Winter 2023
Guilford, Lauren, Pick of the week: Max Hooper Schneider, artillergymag.com, 17 May 2023
Ollman, Leah, Melted action figures, mushrooms, rotting French fries: Inside Max Hooper Schneider’s ‘feral’ art, latimes.com, 5 May 2023
Diehl, Travis, The Back Room of This Artist’s Studio Is Called the Abattoir, nytimes.com, 13 April 2023
Gerlis, Melanie, Frieze LA secures city’s status as an art market destination, ft.com, 23 February 2023
–––, Art & Architecture | Les paysages étranges de Max Hooper Schneider, archistorm.com, Winter 2023

2022

Douglas, Sarah, As 125 Newbury Opens, Pace Founder Arne Glimcher Surveys A Changing Art World, artnews.com, 29 September 2022
Russeth, Andrew, The 9 Best Booths at Frieze Seoul, From the Ancient to the Bracingly Contemporary, artnews.com, 2 September 2022
Jenkins, Mark, In the galleries: Big messages conveyed in close quarters, washingtonpost.com, 19 August 2022
Irwin, Michael, Pace’s Arne Glimcher Helms New Tribeca Gallery 125 Newbury, ocula.com, 19 August 2022
Boucher, Solange, Bits & Bytes: Loud Weekend; Marionette show; Current Event seminars; Field Study; “Symbiosis” opens; Buddy McEarns Band; Neo-Benshi show performance, theberkshireedge.com, 27 July 2022
Krzanik, Amy, Bits & Bytes: ‘Two to Tango’ at Bernay Fine Art; ‘Symbiosis’ at BBG; Nutshell Playhouse at Ventfort Hall; Shakespeare & Company gala; Lee Sportsmen scholarship winner, theberkshireedge.com, 3 June 2022
Jacquet, Matthew, Artist Max Hooper Schneider invents the creatures of a post-human world at MO.CO, numero.com, 7 April 2022
–––, At MO.CO, Max Hooper Schneider invents the forms of a post-human world, vintageglobalbrand.com, 7 April 2022
Ulloa, Gabriela, Enter This Young Latinx Curator’s Enviable Space, architecturaldigest.com, 23 March 2022

2021

Brown, Kate, Rea, Naomi, 8 Gallery Shows Not to Miss During FIAC in Paris This Week, From William Kentridge’s Mediation on Fate to Louise Bonnet’s Eerie Nudes, artnet.com, 19 October 2021
–––, Liquid Life, artforum.com, 1 June 2021
–––, Regen Projects Presents Group Show Make-Shift-Future, artandobject.com, 5 May 2021

2020

Bourriaud, Nicolas, La sincronización de las especies (The synchronization of species), elpais.com, 22 April, 2020
Urist, Jacoba, Independent New York offers fair fatigue anecdote, theartnewspaper.com, 4 March 2020
–––, Max Hooper Schneider at The Hammer, events.kcrw, 7 January 2020

2019

Cooper, Matt, Museums in L.A. this week: ‘Nineteen Nineteen’ at the Huntington and more, latimes.com, 15 September 2019
Cooper, Matt, The week ahead in SoCal galleries and museums: ‘Fiji: Art & Life in the Pacific’ at LACMA and more, latimes.com, 13 December 2019
Diehl, Travis, The New Weird: Artist Max Hooper Schneider’s Miniature Worlds, frieze.com, 21 February 2019
Ebert, Grace, Vibrant Landscapes Scattered with Human Objects, thisiscolossal.com, 6 December 2019
Griffin, Jonathan, The Best Shows in Los Angeles Right Now, frieze.com, 9 October 2019
McGarry, Kevin, New York Collections, Shot at Frieze Los Angeles, Harper’s Bazaar, US, Print, June/July 2019
Mun-Delsalle, Y-Jean, Q&A with Dr Thomas Girst, BMW Group’s Head Of Cultural Engagement, forbes.com, 10 December 2019
Ollman, Leah, Review: Welcome to Max Hooper Schneider’s disturbing dystopian extravaganza, latimes.com, 24 December 2019
Slenske, Michael, Max Hooper Schneider’s Dystopian Dioramas Might Keep You Up at Night, lamag.com, 18 September 2019
Snyder, Kristin, Q&A: Artist examines creative process involved in making immersive installation, dailybruin.com, 15 October 2019
Wolf, Kate, Max Hooper Schneider’s sculptures may or may not include a dead mouse, interviewmagazine.com, 9 September 2019
–––, Contemporary Istanbul announces participating galleries and new sections for its 14th edition, thenational.ae, 1 September 2019
–––, Hammer Projects Present: Max Hooper Schneider @ Hammer Museum In Los Angeles, 21 June 2019
–––, Interview: Max Hooper Schneider, artist, The Art Newspaper, Frieze Los Angeles, 14 February 2019, pp.14 – 15
–––, Istanbul Biennial, e-flux.com, 10 September 2019
–––, Max Hooper Schneider on Los Angeles’ Hidden gems, wallpaper.com, 17 February 2019
–––, The ICA Miami, W and Surface Hold Celebratory Basel Dinner, wmagazine.com, 4 December 2019

2018

Berardini, Andrew, Max Hooper Schneider, artforum.com, 17 December 2018
McGarry, Kevin, Hedi Slimane Photographs a New Class of Los Angeles Artists, garage.vice.com, 7 February 2018
Ollman, Leah, Macabre microcosms, latimes.com, 19 December 2018
Osberg, Annabel, Max Hooper Schneider, artillerymag.com, 12 December 2018
Russeth, Andrew, Los Angeles Gallery Jenny’s Ventures to London for the Summer, artnews.com, 8 May 2018
Varadi. Keith J., Max Hooper Schneider at Jenny’s, contemporaryartreview.la, 5 December 2018
Varichon, Mona, Max Hooper Schneider Jenny’s/ Los Angeles, flash—art.com, 10 December 2018
–––, Max Hooper Schneider, artsy.net, April 2018
–––, Max Hooper Schneider, Office, September 2018, pp.90 – 105
–––, Max Hooper Schneider: August 17, 2119, officemagazine.net, 30 October 2018

2017

Miller, M. H., What It’s Like to Live With Art That Doesn’t Love You Back, nytimes.com, 22 September 2017
Neuendorf, Henri, “We as a Species Are Selectively Alarmist”: Max Hooper Schneider on Why He’s No Mad Scientist, artnet.news, 12 December 2017
Solway, Diane, The Personal History Behind Artist Max Hooper Schneider’s High Line Aquarium, wmagazine.com, 13 July 2017
Von Ammon, Todd, Grau, Donatien, Alemani, Cecilia, Max Hooper Schneider, CURA, October 2017, pp.52- 67

2016

Lewitt, Sam, Schneider, Max Hooper, The Logorrheic Impulse, Or Tide Pool As Historical Experience, Mousse 53, April 2016, pp.100 – 108
Rutland, Beau, 1000 Words: Max Hooper Schneider, ArtForum, Print, January 2016
–––, 17 Emerging Artists to Watch in 2017, artsy.net, 13 December 2016
–––, Mouse #53, art-agenda.com, 19 April 2016

2015

Finkel, Jori, Max Hooper Schneider, W Magazine, “Six Pack”, The Art Issue, November 2015
Kerr, Dylan, Glowing Whale Bones, Paintings For Frogs, and Leeches on a Wedding Cake: The Weird Worlds of Max Hooper Schneider, artspace.com, 19 June 2015
Reyburn, Scott, Browsing the Wares at Art Basel, nytimes.com, 17 June 2015
Schad, Ed, In Focus: Max Hooper Schneider, frieze.com, 24 April 2015
–––, Los Ángeles, Capital Mundial Del Arte Contemporáneo, El PaÍs Semanal, November 2015

2014

Diehl, Travis, Max Hooper Schneider, artforum.com, December 2014
Cattelan, Maurizio, Subotnick, Ali, Maurizio Cattelan’s L.A. Art tour, With a Stop at Jim Carey’s Painting Studio, vulture.com, 11 December 2014

Collections

Hammer Museum, USA
Lafayette Anticipations – Fondation Galeries Lafayette, France
Marciano Collection, USA
MOCA, USA
Rubell Museum, USA