Born 1980, New York

Lives and works in Berlin and New York



2003, B.F.A., The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York



Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Kadist Collection, San Francisco, CA

Princeton Art Museum, Princeton

Long Museum, Shanghai, China

M+ Museum, Hong Kong

National Museum of Monaco, Princesse-Grace, Monaco

FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France

Fiorucci Art Trust, London



2017 Solo exhibition, Palazzo della Triennale, Milan

Intricate Others, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Portugal

until: and then: blinding, Campoli Presti, Paris  

2015 303 Gallery, New York

Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens

2014 Campoli Presti, London

By, With, To & From, Fiorucci Art Trust, London

2013 Bergen Kunsthall, Norway

MD 72, Berlin

2012 answering a glance, glance up, Indipendenza Studio, Rome

The desire for the possibility of new images, 303 Gallery, New York

Invitation a l’Étude,kim?, Riga

2011 Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis

Disorder, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne

Reversible Surface, Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo

Perforations, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis 

2010 GalerieNeu, Berlin

Galleria IlCapricorno, Venice

2009 303 Gallery, New York

2008 have meant, Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo

2007 A Fair to Meddling Story, (with Ken Okiishi), Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart

Lymph Est, GalerieNeu, Berlin

One Season in Hell, (with Ken Okiishi), Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

2005 Daniel Reich Gallery, New York

2003 Magnetic Living, (with Shelby Hughes), Daniel Reich Gallery, New York



2017 Artists on Artists Lecture Series: Hanne Darboven (with Ken Okiishi), DIA Art Foundation, New York

2016 Designing Dreams, A Celebration of Leon Bakst, Nouveau Musée National De Monaco, Monaco 

2015 Poetry as not, with singing (with Ken Okiishi), DIA Art Foundation, New York 

2014 Florine Stettheimer, Lenbachhaus, Munich

INVERSIONS, Frieze Projects, London

By, With, To & From, Fiorucci Art Trust, London

Art Unlimited, Basel

2012 Volcano Extravaganza, co-curated with Milovan Farronato, Stromboli 

Crystal Flowers (LP, various artists), Mathew Records, Berlin 

2011 The 6th White Columns Annual (with Ken Okiishi), White Columns, New York 

2010 Bloodflames III, Alex Zachary, New York

2007 Between the Lines, Hotel Chelsea, New York



2017 Medusa, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris 

Plages, Campoli Presti, London and Paris

Robert Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin

2016 Question the Wall Itself, curated by Fionn Meade, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Designing Dreams, A Celebration of Leon Bakst, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, exhibition design by Nick Mauss

Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist, The Jewish Museum, New York

2015 Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, curated by Nicola Lees, Slovenia

Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

Curated by: Impossible Love, curated by Vincent Honoré (David Roberts Art Foundation), Projektraum Viktor Bucher, Vienna

Drawing. The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K., the Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent

2014 F.S. Interval I & II for Florine Stettheimer, Lenbachhaus, Munich

Portraits d’Interieurs, Nouveau Musée National de Monaco

The Material Image, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York

Nick Mauss & Ken Okiishi, Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo

Essential Loneliness, Taylor Macklin, Zurich

Installation view, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

2013 Test Pattern, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Avant de rentrer, il faut incendier la maison, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles

On the Move
– European Kunsthalle in der KUB Arena, KunsthausBregenz

Festival der Kleinskulptur, Halle fürKunstLüneburg, Lüneburg

Catch as Catch Can, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

2012 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

Monika Baer, Kim Gordon, Nick Mauss, Mathew, Berlin

Relocated, (with Ken Okiishi), MD72, Berlin

Grosse Jahresgabenausstellung, KoelnischerKunstverein, Cologne

2011 The Midnight Party, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

Lukas Duwenhögger, Nick Mauss, Birgit Megerle, Katharina Wulff, Amelie von Wulffen, GalerieNeu, Berlin

Germany is Your America, Broadway 1602, New York

Grand Opening Pt. 1, Mathew, Berlin

Nobody Can Tell The Why Of It, 1857, Oslo

Kompass: Zeichnungenausdem MoMA New York, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin

ValodaMaksla / Two Occasions, kim?, Riga

A Different Person, BadischerKunstverein, Karlsruhe

One is the Loneliest Number (with Ken Okiishi), ICA Philadelphia

Adequate (with Michaela Eichwald and David Lieske), Sommer Contemporary, Tel Aviv

2010 Novel, Dependance, Brussels

Strange Comfort (Afforded by the Profession), Kunsthalle Basel

At Home / Not at Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, Hessel Museum of Art, CCS Bard, Annandale-on-Hudson

Novel, Dependance, Brussels

The Mass Ornament, Gladstone Gallery, New York

The Evryali Score, David Zwirner, New York

Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center

The Baghdad Batteries, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center

Provence ‘O’, Halle fürKunst, Lüneburg

Surviving H1N1, Contemporary by Golconda, Tel Aviv

Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, IVAM, Valenica

Ne Vivre Jamais, Elgarafi, Berlin

Broadway 1602, New York

2009 Non-Solo Show, Non-Group Show, Kunsthalle, Zurich

Never on Sunday – Tbilisi6, Tbilisi, Georgia

Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York

modernmodern, Chelsea Art Museum, New York

Quodlibet II, Galerie Daniel Bucholz, Cologne

2008 One Season in Hell, MD72, Berlin

Not so subtle subtitle, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York

Some Neighbors,KunstvereinMünchen, Munich

Sunset, Magasin, Grenoble Review, GalerieNeu, Berlin

Were, there, severe (thin line),Galeria Alessandro de March, Milan

Nostalgia Isn’t What It Used To Be, curated by Sharon Hayes and Brooke O’Hara, La MaMa E.T.C., New York

2007 Exposition N° 1, Balice/Hertling, Paris

2006 When Artists Say We, Artist’s Space, New York

All Dressed Up With Nowhere to Go,Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow

Between the Lines, (organized by Nick Mauss), Hotel Chelsea, New York

2005 Words: The Formal Presence of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

Nick Mauss & Elizabeth Peyton, Glenn Horowitz Booksellers, Easthampton, New York

Exile: New York is a Good Hotel, Broadway 1602, New York

2004 Home (organized by Patterson Beckwith), American Fine Arts Co., Colin de Land Fine Art, New York

Happy Days Are Here Again, David Zwirner Gallery, New York

Nowojorskie Porno
(curated by Monika Szukowska), Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw

The New Romantics, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

It’s About Memory, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago

2003 my people were fair and had cum in their hair, Team Gallery, New York

Now Playing, D’AmelioTerras, New York

Today’s Man, John Connelly Presents, New York

Karaoke Death Machine, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York

Memory of a Free Festival (Marisha Farnsworth, Shelby Hughes, Alpha Lubicz,Nick Mauss), Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union School of Art, New York

2001 Sharing Horizons That Are New to Us (Natalie Conn, Nick Mauss, Aleksandr Rossman, Sasha Stim-Vogel, Ken Okiishi), Houghton Gallery, Cooper Union School of Art, New York

Coal By Any Other Name: The Journey Towards The Good Taste (compiled and set on stage by Syntax, Early Century Unrest & The Society of Control a.k.a Stephan Dillemuth), » American Fine Arts Co., Colin de Land Fine Art, New York


2017 Intricate Others, Fundacao Serralves/ Mousse Publishing

Question the Wall Itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

2016 Designing Dreams: a Celebration of Leon Bakst, Mousse Publishing/Nouveau Musee National de Monaco

Roberto Burle Marx: Brazilian Modernist, Jewish Museum, New York

2015 1NVERS1ONS, HIT Studio

Hudson, Suzanne, “Painting Now”, Thames and Hudson, New York, p.169

2014 Portraits d’interieur (cat.), Nouveau Musee National de Monaco, Mousse Publishing

Inversions, Bergen Kunsthall Inversion, Bergen Kunsthall

One Season in Hell (with Ken Okiishi), FRAC Champagne/Ardenne/Mousse Publishing

2013 Bloodflames III

2012 Crystal Flowers (LP, various artists), Mathew Records, Berlin

Whitney Biennial 2012 (cat.), ed. by Elisabeth Sussmann and Jay Sanders, New Haven: Yale University Press

2011 Come and Interrupt me, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis

2010 Geschenkpapiere, Koenig Books, London

Greater New York 2010 (cat.), ed. by Klaus Biesenbach, Cornelia Butler, Neville Wakefield, New York: MoMA P.S.1

At Home / Not at Home (cat.), CCA Bard College: New York

2009 Rattemeyer, Christian (ed.), The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection. Catalogue Raisonné, New York: The Museum of Modern Art

modern, modern
(cat.), ed. by PatiHertling, Berlin: Starship and New York: Chelsea Art Museum

2008 A Fair to Meddling Story, with Ken Okiishi and Jill Johnston, JRP Ringier, Zurich

2007 One Season in Hell, with Ken Okiishi, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

2005 Nick Mauss and Elizabeth Peyton, Glenn Horowitz Bookseller: East Hampton, New York



2016 “Introduction for: Fireworks, Kenneth Anger, 1947; Un Chant d’amour, Jean Genet, 1950;  Blood of a Poet, Jean Cocteau, 1932”, Starship 15

2015 “Radical Chic: The Art of Susan Cianciolo”, Artforum, November 2015, p. 244-250

“Theatre de la Mode”, Art in America, April, 2015

2014 « Second Thoughts », Nadira Husain, Ella Kruglyanskaya, Birgit Megerle, Amelie von Wulffen, Leipzig: Tobian Naehring

« Interwoven Globe / Decorum », May, n.12

« Quivers in Time and Place », Florine Stettheimer, Lenbachhaus, Munich

2013 « Carlo Scarpa », Artforum, November

« Being Curated », Frieze, Issue 154, April

2012 “Destroy the Destroyer: Ken Okiishi and Nick Mauss on Zoe Leonard’s Sun Photographs” AP magazine, Late autumn

“Whose Sleeves?,” Peep-Hole Sheet, October

“New Work: Katharina Wullf,” Artforum, April

2011 “On Madame Gres at the MuseeBourdelle,” Artforum, October

“Études”, Triple Canopy, Issue 14,

“Openings: Nina Könnemann,” Artforum, January

“Abandoned Painting,” in Jochen Klein 1967-1997, Ostfilerd: HatjeCantz

2010 “on Isa Genzken, in Isa Genzken,” Bolzano: Museion Bolzano

“Depuis”, with Ken Okiishi, Provence, Issue O Interview with Nikolas Gambaroff, “…and at Some Point the Painting Starts Again…”, Mousse, March

2009 “The Poem Will Resemble You: The Art of Lorraine O’Grady,” Artforum, May

2008 “Abandoned Painting: The Art of Jochen Klein,” Artforum, October

« Top Ten, » with Ken Okiishi, Artforum, March

2007 « K/L/M/N/O/P – A Conversation via E-mail, January,  » with Lucy McKenzie, Ken Okiishi and Paulina Olowska, in Noël sur le balcon/HOLD THE COLOR, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, pp. 64-112

2006  “The Artist’s Artists: Ei Arakawa, RIOT THE BAR,” Artforum, December



2017 Wood, Catherine, « Point of Undoing », (conversation with Anne Theresa de Keersmaeker, Nick Mauss, and Heimo Zobernig), Mousse magazine

2016 Nicolao, Federico, « Designing Dreams: a Celebration of Leon Bakst », Chroniques Fialho, Alex, « Nick Mauss »,

2015 “Nick Mauss,” New Yorker, Online, April

“Nick Mauss,” Art in America, Online, March

Sam, Sherman, “Nick Mauss,” Artforum, March                 

Sherlock, Amy. « World of Interiors », Frieze, January- February

Gordon, Kim, “Second Act Kim Gordon Talks with Nick Mauss” Artforum, March

Fulton, Jeni, “Contemporary Happening” Sleek, Winter

Herbert, Martin “Previewed” ArtReview, vol. 67, no. 1 January

“Nick Mauss” L’Officiel, July-August

2014 Fox, Dan “Florine Stettheimer,” Frieze Magazine, October

Burke, Harry. “pics or it won’t happen – an overview of performance art at frieze 2014.” i-D. October 2014.

Dickens, Zone, “The Highlights: Frieze London and Frieze Masters” Harper’s Bazaar, October

Pini, Gary, “10 Must-See Art Shows Opening This Week” Paper Magazine, October

Gat, Orit “Frieze Art Fair” Art Agenda, October

Jaeger, Anne-Celine “Eight Photo Discoveries to See at Frieze London and Frieze Masters,” Time, Online, October

Sherwin, Sky “Frieze art fair preview” The Guardian, October 11

“Phaidon’s Frieze Interviews – Nick Mauss”, Phaidon Online, October

Musteata, Natalie. “The Material Image”, Artforum, September

Schillinger, Jacob, “Florine Stettenheimer”, Artforum, September

Dagen, Philippe, “Cinq artistes imaginent leur habitat intime a la villa Sauber de Monaco”, Le Monde, March 9

“Contemporary happenings”, Sleek Magazine #44, p62-63

Agnieszka Gratza. “Nick Mauss stages 1NVERS1ONS at Frieze London”,, October 10

“Phaidon’s Frieze Interviews – Nick Mauss”, Phaidon Online, October

2013 Vettese, Angela. “Cumulus from Italy.” Parkett, no. 93, 2013.

2012 Schjeldahl, Peter. “Not Like the Other Ones,” The NewYorker, March 12

O’Dwyer, Deirdre. “Before Nostalgia: The Whitney Biennial 2012.” Afterall online, July 27,

“Die KunstimZeitalter von Occupy”, FrankfurterAllgemeineZeitung, June 3

Caws, Mary Ann. “Whitney Biennial,” New York, Provence, Poetry, March 18,

Sanchez, Michael. “Pandora’s Black Box”, Artforum, March 1

Archey, Karen. “Liden / Issa/ Slavs& Tatars / Macuga / Mauss.” Leap, May 8,

Vogel, Carol. “Biennial Tweaks Its Boundaries,” New York Times, February 16

Smith, Roberta. “Looking Back / The 6th White Columns Annual – Selected by Ken Okiishi and Nick Mauss, New York Times, February 9

Yago, Dena. “Against Interpretation: Q+A with Nick Mauss,” Art in America online, February 8

“Going on About Town,” The New Yorker, February 8

Sachs, Zachary. “Nick Mauss. 303 Gallery,”’s picks, February 6,

McKinnon, John. “Nick Mauss”, Artforum, January

2011 Boukobza, Julie. “A View of the New York Art Scene,” Art press, March

2010 Cotter, Holland. “Bloodflames III,” The New York Times, October

“Bloodflames III,” New Yorker, November 8

Lewis, David. “Non-solo show, Non-group show”, Artforum, April

Pulimood, Steve. Art in America, February, p.116

Baier, Simon, “EinsamkeitistkeineKunst.”, TexteZurKunst, March, issue 77

2009 Marshall, Piper. “Nick Mauss. 303 Gallery,”’s picks

Eichler, Dominic. “How Do These Things Touch Each Other?” Mousse Magazine, September/October

2008 Bell, Kirsty. review, frieze, Issue 112, Jan/February

Wolin, Joseph R. “Feature”, Modern Painters, December/January

Jones M. Kristin. « Not So Subtle Subtitle, » frieze, Issue 118, October

2007 Sacher, Marko. « AusstellungalsSchnitzeljagd, » StuttgarterNachrichten, September 11

Zerweck, Dietholf. « RealitätmitFragezeichen, » EsslingerZeitung, October 19

Stange, Raimar. « Da(n)dy Cool, » Spike, Issue 14, Winter

kbm, « Füreinen Moment der vergeht, » tip Magazin, Issue 20, September 20- October 3

2006 Yablonsky, Linda. « Slides and Prejudice, » ARTnews, April

Cotter, Holland, « Between the Lines, » The New York Times, March 24

Smith, Roberta, « Who Needs a White Cube These Days?, » The New York Times, January 13

2005 Cotter, Holland. “Exile in New York is a Good Hotel,” New York Times, August 5

Cotter, Holland « Mind of a Writer, Hand of an Artist, » The New York Times, October 28

2004 Schambelan, Elizabeth, “Works on Paper,” Artforum, February 14

“Delia Gonzalez & Gavin Russom, Ken Okiishi & Nick Mauss,” Dune (Tokyo), No. 28

Genocchio, Benjamin. “Modern is Offered Trove of Drawings,” The New York TimesT, September 21, E1 and E5

“Happenings: Home Economics,” New York Magazine, August 9

Smith, Roberta. “Emerging Talent, And Plenty of It,” The New York Times, March 12

Wilson, Michael. “Nick Mauss and Shelby Hughes / Christian Holstad,” Artforum, March

Staniszewski, Jancek. “W DrgawkachLambady,” Fluid, No. 38

“Mlodzinowojorczycy w Warszawie,” GazetaWyborrcza (National Edition), 24-25 January

“Nowojorskieprono,” GazetaWyborcza (Co Jest Grane), 23 January

Cotter, Holland. “Sampling Brooklyn, Where Eclectic Flames Continue to Flicker,” The New York Times, January 23

Genocchio, Benjamin. “How an Art Scene Became a Youthscape,” The New York Times, January 23

2003 Yablonsky, Linda. “Nick Mauss, Shelby Hughes and Christian Holstad,” Daniel Reich Gallery, Time Out New York, December 11

Levin, Kim. “Magnetic Living: Daniel Reich Gallery,” The Village Voice, December 10

Ammirati, Domenick. “Now Playing,” Art US, November-December

Cotter, Holland. “By and About Men, and They’re Running With It,” The New York Times, August 8

Carpenter, Susan. “The Scope L.A. Festival Trains its Gaze on the Cutting Edge,” The Los Angeles Times, July 17

Yablonsky, Linda. “Rock ‘n’ Roll Hall of Fame,” Art Review, July

Dzuverovic-Russell, Lina. “New York: Daniel Reich Gallery: Karaoke Death Machine,”Contemporary, July

Kimmelman, Michael. “Now Playing,” The New York Times, July 18

Pollack, Maika. “Karaoke Death Machine at Daniel Reich,” Flash Art, May-June

Rimanelli, David. “Karaoke Death Machine at Daniel Reich,” Artforum, Summer

Johnson, Ken. “Karaoke Death Machine,” The New York Times, May 2


08 Apr, 2016-10 Apr, 2016

Fieramilanocity, Milan


16 Feb, 2017-18 Mar, 2017

Campoli Presti, London


01 Feb, 2017-03 Mar, 2017

Campoli Presti, Paris

until: and then: blinding

19 Oct, 2017-09 Dec, 2017

Campoli Presti, Paris