Matthu Placek

Matthu Placek
Matthu Placek
Born November 19, 1979(1979-11-19)
Nationality American
Occupation Photographer

Matthu Placek is an American born photographer and artist born on November 19, 1979 in Kittanning Pennsylvania and raised in Columbus, Ohio.



Since 1997, Matthu's work has appeared in The New York Times[1] The New Yorker,[2] Visionaire,[3] V Magazine,[4] Vogue.[5] & Nowness,[6] His works and collaborative works have been exhibited at the MoMA, Deitch Projects, Mary Boone, and Galleria Lia Rumma.[7] He has photographed and/or collaborated with Marina Abramovic, Julian Schnabel, David Salle, Vanessa Beecroft, Richard Prince, Brice Marden, Cindy Sherman, Marc Jacobs and James Ivory.[citation needed]

Matthu Placek lives and works in New York City and is represented worldwide by Jed Root Inc.


  • 2011 Vacant Gallery, Tokyo, Japan Curated by Io Tillett Wright
  • 2010 The Kitchen, New York City “Live Forever” Curated by Robert Melee (Live Performance)
  • 2009 Colette, Paris FISCHERSPOONER

Collaborative Work

  • 2011 Mary Boone Gallery New York City, “nothingtodoterencekoh” Terence Koh[8]
  • 2010 MoMA, New York City "The Artist is Present" Marina Abramovic
  • 2009 MoMA/Performa, FISCHERSPOONER, Curated by Klaus Biesenbach
  • 2009 Art Perform, Miami Basel “Shifting Shapes,” Kelly Nipper Curated by Jens Hofmann”
  • 2007 Galleria Lia Rumma, Rome, “VBSS” Vanessa Beecroft
  • 2007 Deitch Projects New York City “The End of my life as a rabbit in love.” Terence Koh
  • 2007 Deitch Projects, New York City “I want to ride my bicycle” Pia Dehne

External links


  1. ^ Hohenadel, Kristin. "The Punk Ballerina Returns, With Souvenirs". The New York Times, November 27, 2005
  2. ^ Placek, Matthu. "Goings On About Town: Suphala". The New Yorker, August 20, 2007
  3. ^ Placek, Matthu. "Visionaire 54 Release Announcement". Visionaire Publishing, 2008
  4. ^ Placek, Matthu. "Twisted". Visionaire Publishing, 2007, p.90-95
  5. ^ Brown, Sarah. "Beauty: The Model Must-Haves". Conde Nast, 2009
  6. ^ Placek, Matthu. "Child Bride". LVMH, 2011
  7. ^ Beecroft, Vanessa. "VBSS.006.MP (Black Christ)". Galleria Lia Rumma, 2006
  8. ^ Houser, Kristopher Arden . Vogue Italia. Conde Nast Digital, 2011

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