Collection > The Bruce High Quality Foundation

Solo Exhibitions

The Raft of the Medusa / Le Radeau de la Méduse, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger (Zurich Switzerland)
The Bruce High Quality Foundation, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger (St. Moritz, Switzerland)
Art History With Labor, The Lever House Art Collection and Vito Schnabel (New York, NY)
Stay With Me, Baby, Alexander Dellal, Contemporary Fine Arts and Vito Schnabel (Berlin, Germany)

The Princess and the Monolith, Unge Kunstneres Samfund (Oslo, Norway)
Argumenta, Vito Schnabel (Venice, Italy)

The Retrospective, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger (Zurich, Switzerland)
Beyond Pastoral, 20 Hoxton Square Projects and Vito Schnabel (London, UK)
Self Portraits, The Fireplace Project (East Hampton, NY)

BHQFU, Susan Inglett Gallery (New York, NY)
Happy Endings, Vito Schnabel (Miami, FL)
Empire, Cueto Project (New York, NY)

The Great Wall, DUVE Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
The Retrospective, Susan Inglett Gallery (New York, NY)
Beyond Pastoral, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (Turin, Italy)

Beyond Pastoral, Exit Art (New York, NY)

Starleene: The Airplane Show, Galeria Aqua (Miami, FL)
A Cheap Publicity Stunt, LMCC REDHEAD Project Space (New York, NY)

Group Exhibitions

Mediated Iconography, Pippy Houldsworth Gallery (London, UK)
Portrait of a Generation, The Hole (New York, NY)
Minstrel and Chronicle, Hannah Barry Gallery (London, UK)
Merging Bridges, The Baku Museum of Modern Art (Baku, Azerbaijan)
Spring Fever, Tony Shafrazi Gallery (New York, NY)
The Brucennial: Harderer. Betterer. Fasterer. Strongerer., Presented by The Bruce High Quality
Foundation and Vito Schnabel (New York NY)

These Days, Sotheby’s S2, curated by Vito Schnabel (New York, NY)
The State: Social/Antisocial?, Traffic (Dubai, UAE)
Dublin Contemporary 2011, curated by Jota Castro and Christian Viveros-Daune (Dublin, Ireland)
Bold Tendencies, 20 Hoxton Square Projects (London, UK)
Verboten, Thomas Ammann Fine Art (Zurich, Switzerland)
Commercial Break, Garage Projects (Venice, Italy)
Don’t Do It, Etc., Galerie Bruno Bischofberger (Zurich, Switzerland)

Gray Day, Roberts and Tilton Gallery, curated by Noah Davis (Culver City, CA)
Greater New York, MoMA PS1 (Long Island City, NY)
Dominó Caníbal, Contemporary Art Project Murcia (Murcia, Spain)
No Soul For Sale: A Festival of Independents, X Initiative (New York, NY)
Dreamlands, Centre Pompidou (Paris, France)
The Brucennial: Miseducation, Presented by The Bruce High Quality Foundation and Vito Schnabel (New York, NY)
2010 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum (New York, NY)
Spasticus Artisticus, Cerihand Gallery (Liverpool, UK)

1969, MoMA PS1 (Long Island City, NY)
Free as Air and Water, Cooper Union, curated by Saskia Bos and Steven Lam (New York, NY)
No Bees, No Blueberries, Harris Lieberman Gallery, curated by Sarina Basta and Tyler Coburn (New York, NY)
Plot 09: This World & Nearer Ones, Creative Time, curated by Mark Beasley (Governors Island, NY)
Smithumenta, Ray Smith Studio (Brooklyn, NY)
State of the Art: New York, Urbis Center (Manchester, UK)

Jack*%ss, Susan Inglett Gallery (New York, NY)
The Brucennial (Brooklyn, NY)
Eb Beiti Aana Geezi (In My House, I’m a Cruiser), Sultan Gallery (Kuwait)
Greenwashing. Ambiente: pericoli, promesse e perplessita, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo (Turin, Italy)
Schweiz Uber Alles, Fundacion Jumex (Mexico City, Mexico)

The Activist Way, Cueto Project, curated by Béatrice Gross (New York, NY)

Projects and Performances

Bruceforma, MoMA PS1 (Long Island City, NY)
Animal Farm: A Musical (New York, NY)

Apology, Installation at Iris New Holland (St. Petersburg, Russia)
Teach 4 Amerika: A Cross Country Rally For Anarchy in Arts Education, presented by Creative Time

Field of Dreams (Brooklyn, NY)
Bruceforma (New York, NY)

Cats on Bowery, La MaMa La Galeria (New York, NY)
The Bruce High Quality Foundation University (New York, NY)

Cats on Broadway, The Bruce High Quality Foundation Theater (Brooklyn, NY)
Public Sculpture Tackle (Various locations, New York, NY)
Rent Strike! & Other Activist Jingles (Brooklyn, NY)

L’eau de Vie, Un Film de Jean-Luc Godard (Miami, FL)

The Gate: Not the Idea of the Thing But the Thing Itself (NYC Waterways)

Lectures, Workshops, Artist Talks

Public Art and Collaboration, New Holland (St. Petersburg, Russia)

The Global Artworld: Regionalism, Miami Art Basel: Art Salon (Miami, FL)
Unge Kunstneres Samfund, Artist talk and screening (Oslo, Norway)
It Started With A Car Crash: Alternative Education Road Tour, 20 Projects and IMT Gallery (London, UK)
Pratt Institute, Visiting Artist Lecture Series (Brooklyn, NY)
Williams College (Williamstown, MA)

University of Minnesota (St. Paul, MN)

Explaining Pictures to a Dead Bull, Harris Lieberman Gallery (New York, NY), New York Art Book Fair at
MoMA PS1 (Long Island City, NY), School of Visual Arts (New York, NY), Columbia University Symposium
on Public Art (New York, NY), Kunstraum Niederösterreich (Austria)
Art History With Benefits, X Initiative, Performa 2009 (New York, NY)

Tyler School of Art (Philadelphia, PA)
ArCO School of Art & Design (New York, NY)
Cooper Union (New York, NY)

Cooper Union Symposium, Student Lecture Series (New York, NY)
The Canal Chapter Artist Residency, Visiting Artists Lecture (New York, NY)
Cooper Union, Visiting Artists Presentation in Contempoary Art Issues Course (New York, NY)

Art Fairs

Art Basel, Galerie Bruno Bischofberger (Basel, Switzerland)

The Independent, Jose Mestre Projects (New York, NY)

NADA Miami, Y Gallery (Miami, FL)
Artissima 16, DUVE Berlin (Turin, IT)
Volta Basel, Cueto Project (Basel, Switzerland)
Volta NY, Cueto Project (New York, NY)


The Bruce High Quality Foundation Foundation & Other Ideas published by Susan Inglett Gallery, 2009
Cats on Broadway, published by The Bruce High Quality Foundation University Press, 80 pages, 2009
Five Courses of Empire, published by Cueto Gallery, 80 pages, 2009

Selected Press

The New Yorker, “Goings on About Town: Bruce High Quality Foundation”, September 2012
The New York Times, “Eye Candy or Eyesore?” by Ken Johnson, August 23, 2012
ArtObserved, “AO On Site - New York: The Bruce High Quality Foundation ‘Art History With Labor’ at the Lever House” by G. Corrigan, July 16, 2012
Arfagcity, “Art History With Labor: Working in the Arts Sucks” by Leighann Morris, July 10, 2012
ArtPress, “Á Marche Forcée (Once Over Lightly)” by Robert Storr, June 2012
Artnet, “Bruce High Quality Foundation at Lever House” by Rachel Corbett, May 24, 2012
The Village Voice, “Summer Art Guide: ‘Ghosts in the Machine’” by Christian Viveros-Faune, May 23, 2012
Phaidon, “Who are The Bruce High Quality Foundation?”, April 17, 2012
White Hot Magazine, “Brucennial 2012: Harderer. Betterer. Fasterer. Strongerer.” by Lynn Maliszewski, April 2012
Artfagcity, “The Bruce High Quality Foundation’s ‘Animal Farm’: This One Ends Well” by Whitney Kimball, March 8, 2012
Art in America, “The Bruces Deliver” by Richard Vine, March 7, 2012
The New York Times, “Art in Review: Brucennial 2012” by Ken Johnson, March 2, 2012
Capital New York, “Notes from the Brucennial” by Jed Lipinski, March 2, 2012
Artnet, “Brucennial 2012: High and Low” by Rachel Corbett, March 1, 2012
ArtObserved, “AO On Site - New York: Opening of Bruce High Quality Foundation’s ‘Brucennial 2012’”, March 1, 2012
Artfagcity, “A Fountain of PBR and a Sea of Art” by Paddy Johnson, March 1, 2012
The Brooklyn Rail, Cover, March 2012
ARTINFO, “The Bruces Are Back! A Q&A With The Bruce High Quality Foundation About Their 2012
Brucennial” by Reid Singer, February 27, 2012

ARTnews, “Biting the Hand That Feeds Them” by Caroline Miranda, December 6, 2011
Gallerist New York, “La Dolce Vito! Schnabel the Younger Emerges From His Father’s Shadow” by Michael Miller, November 1, 2011
The New York Times, “Sotheby’s as a Gallery” by Carol Vogel, October 20, 2011
F News Magazine, “Cutting the Bullshit” by Jennifer Swann, August 29, 2011
ARTINFO, “Bruce High Quality Foundation Takes Art-School Conceptualism on the Road With Teach 4 Amerika” by Scott Indrisek, April 14, 2011
PNCA: Untitled Magazine, “An Interview with the Bruce High Quality Foundation” by Mack McFarland, April 2011
Artforum, “After School Special” by Michael Wilson, March 31, 2011
The New York Times, “Art Collective Announces Cross-Country Road Trip to Inspire Art Students” by Randy Kennedy, March 2, 2011

Art in America, “Greater New York” by Faye Hirsch, September 11, 2010
Purple Magazine, “Interview with Bruce High Quality” by Parinaz Mogadassi, Summer 2010
Village Voice, “Duncan Campbell and the Bruce High Quality Foundation Take a Bumpy Ride to Utopia” by Martha Schwendener, March 16, 2010
Artnet, “Diary of an Art Star” by Reverend Jen, March 11, 2010
Art in America, “Higher Education” by Carly Berwick, March 2010
Artforum, “Their Name is Bruce” by Rhonda Lieberman, March 2, 2010
Artforum, “Review: The Bruce High Quality Foundation at Susan Inglett” by Joshua Decter, March 2010
The New York Times, “Who Needs the Whitney? They Have Their Own Show” by Holland Cotter, February 26, 2010
The New York Times, “At a Biennial on a Budget, Tweaking and Provoking” by Holland Cotter, February 26, 2010
The Daily Beast, “Best of the Whitney Biennial” by Rachel Wolff, February 24, 2010
The New York Times, “Inside Art: Their Own Brucennial” by Carol Vogel, February 19, 2010
Artnet, “Juice at the Bruce” by Charlie Finch, February 17, 2010
ARTINFO, “Conversation with Bruce High Quality Foundation” by Sarah Douglas, February 4, 2010
NYFA Current, “Bruce Alrighty?” by Andrea Neustein, January 7, 2010
The New York Times Style Magazine, “The Nifty Fifty” by David Colman, January 6, 2010
Frieze Magazine, “Review: Domíno Caníbal” by Sam Thorne, January 4, 2010

The New York Times, “And the Beat Goes On” by Julia Chaplin, December 6, 2009
Mousse Magazine, “The Bruce High Quality Foundation: Our Future is about Expansion” by Cecelia Alemani, November 2009
New York Magazine, “A New Kind of Boom” by Jerry Saltz, October 4, 2009
The New York Times, “Artists Without Mortarboards” by Roberta Smith, September 9, 2009
New York Magazine, “Jerry Saltz’s Want-to-sees” by Jerry Saltz, August 23, 2009
Artnet, “Money Talks” by Mary Rinebold, August 20, 2009
L Magazine, “What Does it Mean to Call Art Too Professional” by Paddy Johnson, August 17, 2009
ArtObserved, “AO On Site - New York: PLOT/09 - ‘This World & Nearer Ones’ on Governors Island” by Madeleine Compagnon, July 16, 2009
The New York Times, “Island as Inspiration and Canvas” by Roberta Smith, June 26, 2009
Art in America, “Isle of the Dead: PLOT09 Takes Governors Island” by Sarah Hromack, June 25, 2009
Interview Magazine, “Up to Great Good” by Aimee Walleston, June 25, 2009
The Brooklyn Rail, “Bruce High Quality Foundation: Empire” by Maxwell Heller, April 2009
Art in America, “Enter the Afterlige: A Conversation With The Bruce High Quality Foundation” by Cameron Shaw, March 23, 2009
Le Journal des Arts, “New York is Freezing” by Azimi Roxana, March 20, 2009
The Bushwick News, “Artist Profile: Bruce High Quality Foundation” by Mimi Luse, March 6, 2009
Village Voice, “The Bruce High Quality Foundation: ‘Empire’” by Robert Shuster, February 18, 2009
ArtSlant, “Empire of Myth” by Hong-An Truong, February 2009

Le Monde, “Crisis Reaches the Art World” by Harry Bellet, November 20, 2008
Artfagcity, “IMG MGMT: Public Art & Collaboration” Guest post by BHQF, August 4, 2008
The Brooklyn Rail, “Le Radeau: Bruce High Quality Foundation Lands in Chelsea” by Maxwell Heller”, June 2008
The New York Times, “The Listings: Bruce High Quality Foundation: The Retrospective” by Roberta Smith, May 16, 2008
New York Arts Magazine, “Mission Statement: Long Version”, January 2008

Artcat, “Bruce High Quality Foundation this week on Broadway”, December 10, 2007
Village Voice, “Cats on Broadway: The Bed-Stuy Version”, December 2007, “Rent Strike & Other Activist Jingles” by James Wagner, August 8, 2007
Artnet, “Fair Flip-Flops” by Ben Davis, August 1, 2007

New York Magazine, “The Approval Matrix”, October 2, 2005
The New York Times, “A Miniature Gate in Hot Pursuit of a Miniature Central Park” by Randy Kennedy, September 24, 2005
Artforum, “The Dye is Cast” by Michael Wang, March 4, 2005
The New York Times, “Reality (on TV) Reaches Art World” by Randy Kennedy, March 2, 2005

The Bruce High Quality Foundation
Plaster, enamel and mixed media, in 11 parts
Variable (12 to 36 inches)
The Bruce High Quality Foundation
The Princess
Acrylic and sikscreen on canvas
48 x 48 inches