At Bureaucracy Studies


at Neuer Kunstverein Wien




at Art Unlimited | Art Basel 2002

Solo Exhibitions

Bureaucracy Studies, Lausanne; (Let Us Now Praise Famous Men), February 2022
Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna; Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, October 2020
Song Song, Vienna; Such Wet Eyes, February 2020
Mz* Baltazar’s Laboratory, Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, October 2019
FRANZ JOSEFS KAI 3, Vienna; Hurricane, Time, Image, curated by Mohammad Salemy, April 2019
Galeria Senda, Barcelona; Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, April 2018
Lab 36, Barcelona; Temporada d’Ópera Amics del Liceu, September 2017
Eleven Rivington, New York; Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, May 21-July 3 2015
CONNERSMITH., Washington DC; Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, September 8-October 20 2012
Alan Cristea Gallery, London; Lisa Ruyter: Let Us Now Praise Famous Men, April 26-May 26 (catalogue) 2012
Leeahn Gallery, Seoul and Daegu, Korea; Lisa Ruyter, November 24-December 31 (catalogue) 2011
Georg Kargl, Vienna; Atoms For Peace, November 14 2008 -January 11, 2009
Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo; Lisa Ruyter, February 23-March 22 2008
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac
, Paris; The Comfort of Strangers, January 12-February 17 2008
Mimmo Scognamiglio Arte Contemporanea, Naples, Italy; March 2-April 15 2007
Kunstprojekt Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum Salzburg, organized in collaboration with the Museum der Moderne Salzburg and Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, May 13-June 15 2006
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; An Obvious Moment of Happiness, May 4-June 3 2006
Team Gallery, New York; I Am A Camera, April 13-May 13 2006
Arndt & Partner, Berlin; A Lady Mislaid, January 29-March 12 (catalogue) 2005
St. Wolfgang Church, Regensburg, Germany; Stations of the Cross; February 29-May 9 2005
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; Can’t See The Forest For The Trees, January 17-Februar 28 2004
Dombergmuseum Freising, Freising, Germany; Stations of the Cross, February-May (catalog) 2004
Georg Kargl, Vienna; September 11-October 25 2003
Art & Public, Pierre Huber, Geneva; December 2003
Arndt & Partner, Berlin; January 12-February 23 2002
Leo Koenig, Inc., New York; Follow The Boys, November 19 2002 -January 4, 2003
Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, Boston; The Sun Also Rises, December 6-28 2002
Leo Koenig, Inc., New York; Imitation of Life, February 10-March 10 (catalog) 2001
Galerie Andreas Binder, Munich; March 7-April 14 2001
Georg Kargl, Vienna; May 8-June 20 2001
Art + Public, Pierre Huber, Geneva; New Paintings, April 14-May 13 2000
Ace Gallery, Los Angeles 1999
Dorothée De Pauw Gallery, Brussels; October 28-November 27 1999
Reali Arte Contemporanea, Brescia, Italy; October 7-November 20 1999
Rove/Kenny Schachter, New York; Going Places, May 2-30 1998
Mitchell Algus, New York; Being There, May 5-June 6 1998
One Great Jones, New York; October 26-November 30 1996
Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York; December 4,1993 -January 15 1994
Wooster Gardens, New York; May 22-June 19 1993

Group Exhibitions


The Richmond Art Gallery, Richmond BC, Canada; God in Reverse: When Wisdom Defies Capture, curated by Mohammad Salemy, Online exhibition at Godinreverse.com, Summer 2020, in person 2021
Austrian Cultural Forum, New York; Spaces of No Control, curated by Walter Seidl, October 2020
Austrian Cultural Forum and Partners, Noplacelikethefuture.org; No Place Like the Future, collaborative dialog and work with Walter Seidl, Summer 2020


Alan Cristea Gallery, London; History in the Making, January 11 – February 10, 2018
ARCC, Vienna; City Fabrics, curated by Walter Seidl, June 2018
Kunstforum Montafon, Schruns, Austria; Queer, June 2018


Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna; Publishing as an Artistic Toolbox: 1989-2017, November 3 – January 28, 2018
Big Mak / artmonte-carlo salon d’art, Monaco; This is the Sea, curated by Mohammad Salemy, April 2017


Mattatuck Museum, Waterbury CT; Making Her Mark, curated by Lauren P. Della Monica, April 17-June 5
Macy Art Gallery, Teachers College, Columbia Uni, NYC; In Conversation, Stephanie Buhmann, March 7-31
Tranzitdisplay, Prague, Czech Republic; Artificial Cinema, curated by Mohammad Salemy, March 2016


Kunstforum Montafon, Schruns Austria; Lisa Ruyter and Peter Sandbichler December 2013
The Granary, Sharon Connecticut; The Distaff Side, curated by Melva Bucksbaum featuring works from the collection of Melva Bucksbaum and Raymond Learsy
St.Barbe Museum, Lymington, Hampshire UK: Under the Greenwood: Picturing British Trees – PastJuly 27 – October 5 2013


Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy; Painting as a Radical Form, curated by Mario Diacono, October 7-February 3, 2013 (catalogue)
Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall, Germany; Von Kopf bis Fuß. Porträts und Menschenbilder in der Sammlung Würth,
September 18-April 2013 (catalogue)
gdm Galerie de Multiples, Paris; CANCER (Saâdane Afif, John Armleder, Lisa Beck Ann Craven, Alix Lambert, Sylvie Fleury, Nathan Peter, Lisa Ruyter Vincent Szarek, Morgane Tschiember), Curated by Olivier Mosset, June 22-July 22
Royal Academy of Arts, London; Summer Exhibition 2012, curated by Tess Jaray, June 4-August 12


Galería Pilar Serra, Madrid; UK & US Contemporary Artists, November 29-January 19, 2012
Kawaguchiko Museum, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan; POP ART 1960’s – 2000’s From Misumi Corporation, June 18-September 4


Alan Cristea Gallery, London; Eleven, a group exhibition bringing together works by Christiane Baumgartner, Gordon Cheung, Michael Craig-Martin, Edmund de Waal, Dexter Dalwood, Ian Davenport, Richard Hamilton, Lisa Milroy, Julian Opie, Lisa Ruyter and Paul Winstanley, October 11-November 13
gdm, galerie de multiples, Paris; Olivier Mosset & Friends: Bande à part: John Armleder, Amy Granat, Alix Lambert, Steven Parrino, Lisa Ruyter, Blair Thurman, Margane Tschiember, curated by Olivier Mosset, with the support of the Ricard Company Foundation for Contemporary Art, September 4-October 9
Engholm Galerie, Vienna; Anna Artaker/Lilla Khoór, Renate Bertlmann, Marita Fraser, Eva Grubinger, Kathi Hofer, Birgit Jürgenssen, Tatiana Lecomte, Ulrike Lienbacher, Lone Haugaard Madsen, Lisa Ruyter, Patricia Reinhart, Eva Schlegel, Maja Vukoje, Astrid Wagner, June 30-September 7
The Macedonian Museum for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece; Celebration: 10 years of Hydra School Projects, curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis, March 13-May 9
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria; Lebt und arbeitet in Wien III (Living and working in Vienna III), curated by Xenia Kalpaktsoglou, Jack Persekian, Olga Sviblova and Angela Stief, March 5-May 30 (catalogue)


Gering & López Gallery, New York, Just what is it that makes today’s painting so different, so appealing?, November 5-December 23
MAGASIN – Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France; Portrait of the Artist as a Biker, works from the collection of Olivier Mosset, curated by Olivier Mosset, October 11-January 3, 2010
Belvedere Museum, Vienna, Austria; Wiener Musterzimmer (Viennese Model Rooms) Gilbert Bretterbauer, Peter Kogler, Florian Pumhösl, Gerwald Rockenschaub, Lisa Ruyter and Esther Stocker; September 23, 2009-January 24, 2010 (catalogue)
Leo Koenig Inc., New York, Get It Right Back To Where We Started From…, Selections from the collection of Norman Dubrow, a group exhibition of works by artists currently or formerly represented by Leo Koenig Inc., August 2-September 4.
Kunsthalle Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria;Sehnsucht nach dem Abbild. Das Porträt im Wandel der Zeit, July 26-October 26 (catalogue)
Hydra School Projects (palio gymnasio), Hydra, Greece; Alpha Exotica, curated by Dimitrios Antonitsis, July 4-September 30
Maramotti Collection/Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy; Transitions. Painting at the (other) End of Art, May 24-October 31
Closet Cases: Artists’ Self Portraits, organized by Paul Evans at Happy, Los Angeles, May 1-June 28


MdM Rupertinum (Museum der Moderne), Salzburg; System Mensch, curated by Andrea Hofinger and Margit Zuckriegl, November 8-February 1, 2009 (catalogue)
Jack Hanley Gallery, New York; Menagerie: Animals & Nature, curated by Niel Frankel, September 28-
October 18
Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea; September 6-November 15
Leeahn Gallery, Daegu, Korea; Lisa Ruyter and Thomas Ruff, May 30-June 21
Colección Inelcom Arte Contemporáneo, Madrid; Inaugural Exhibition, Opening: February 15


PKM Gallery Beijing;Imagery Play, September 29-November 10
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain; Cuestión Xeracional (Generational Issue), PECAR Collection of Contemporary Artists, curated by Carlos Urroz, September 7-November 4 (catalogue)
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg; Exposures, The Contemporary Self-Portrait, August
Hydra School Projects (palio gymnasio), Hydra, Greece; GRUPS (Dimitrios Antonitsis, Scott Campbell, Torben Giehler, Tillman Kaiser, Bjarne Melgaard, Rallou Panagiotou, Lisa Ruyter, Dash Snow, Konstantin Trubkovich, Aaron Young), July 7-September 23
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany; Rockers Island: Olbricht Collection, May 5-July 1 (catalogue)
Museum of Modern Art, Ibaraki, Japan; POP ART 1960’s – 2000’s From Misumi Corporation, April 7-May 20, Exhibition to tour to Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art and Hachioji Yume Art Museum from April 7-November 25 (catalogue)
Kunstbuero, Vienna; Infinite Polar Bear Party, curated by Julie Ryan
(the) Melvins @ (the) Mandrake, Los Angeles; Album covers for the Melvins commissioned by Bob Nickas, February 25-March 31


Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY; Only the Paranoid Survive, curated by Daniel Fuller, Opening: September 17
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg; Bucolica: The Contemporary Landscape, July 22-August 28
Mary Boone Gallery, New York; I Love My Scene: Scene 3, an exhibition in three parts curated by José Freire (Team Gallery), April 8-May 13


Tottori Prefectural Museum, Tottori, Japan; Contemporary Voice: The Contemporary American Art from Misumi Collection, November 19-December 25 (catalogue)
Hyundai Gallery, Seoul, Korea, Painting The Edge, September-October (catalogue)
Abbaye Saint-André Centre d’art contemporain, Meymac, France; (…) et le canard était toujours vivant, July-October
Austrian Cultural Forum, New York; Slices of Life: Blueprints of the Self in Painting, curated by Karin Pernegger and Walter Seidl, January-April
Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria; Now’s The Time, January-February


Henry Art Gallery, Seattle WA; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach FL; Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa FL; Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago IL, Crosscurrents at Century’s End: Selections from the Neuberger Berman Art Collection, June 2003-June 2004 (catalogue)
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg;My Way Home with Dexter Dalwood & Bernhard Martin, June 7-July 16
Arario Gallery, Chungcheongnam-do, Korea; Pop-Thru-Out, curated by Mary Dinaburg, May (catalog)
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg,Wolfsburg, Germany; Painting Pictures-Malerei und Medien im digitalen Zeitalter, March-June (catalog)


Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt; Shopping: Art and Consumer Culture, September-December, also at Tate Liverpool, December 2002-March 2003 (catalog)
Mitchell Algus Gallery,
New York; Ten Realists, November
Art | 33 | Basel, Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland; Stations of the Cross, June (book, catalog)
14 Wharf Road, London; Love, curated by David Risley, March-April
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York; From the Observatory, curated by Bob Nickas, March


P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; Lobby Project Rooftops, October
CAIS Galerie, Seoul; Ghost World, curated by Michael Cohen, October (catalog)
Asbaek Galerie, Copenhagen; Come on, Feel the Noise, February
Kravets/Wehby Gallery, New York, Before They Became Who They Are, curated by Norman Dubrow, January 13-February 10
Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ; How is everything? Everything is going to be…alright, curated by Bob Nickas, January 5-February 17


FIAC (Galerie Frank), Paris; October (catalog)
Galerie Frank, Paris; Sport,September (catalog)
Whitney Museum of American Art at Philip Morris, New York; Pastoral Pop, curated by Debra Singer, July-December (brochure)
Kenny Schachter/Rove,London; I Hate New York, May
Reali Arte Contemporanea, Brescia, Italy; Wayne Gonzales, Lisa Ruyter, John Tremblay, May
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York; Greater New York, curated in collaboration with the Museum of Modern Art, February-March
About Studio, Bangkok; Transporter, curated by Laurie De Chiara and Naomi Urabe, January-February (catalog)
Team Gallery, New York; Hex Enduction Hour by The Fall, curated by Bob Nickas, January 8-February 12


Huntington Beach Art Center, Huntington Beach, CA; Other Paintings, curated by Julie Joyce
Tomio Koyama, Tokyo; eflny 1999, curated by Tam Ochiai, September
Le Consortium, Dijon, France;The Bastard Kids of Drella, curated Steven Parrino, July-August
Pat Hearn Gallery, New York; Jeff Elrod / Lisa Ruyter, March
Exit Art,New York; Paradise 8: Permanent Resident, curated by Odili Donald Odita, January-April
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art,San Francisco; Looking at Ourselves: Works by Women Artists From the Logan Collection, January-April (catalog)


Museo Universitario del Chopo,Mexico City; Cambio, September (catalog)
Matthew Marks Gallery and Pat Hearn Gallery,New York; Painting Now and Forever, July
Mitchell Algus,New York; White, July
Kent, New York; A Delicate Condition, organized by Jerry Kearns, March


Team Gallery,New York; Diamond Dogs, June
Inside Out Art Fair,New York; organized by Kenny Schachter, May


American Fine Arts, Co.,New York; Roy Arden, AC2K, Chivas Clem, John Kelsey, Lisa Ruyter, Tom Burr, John Waters, June


Thomas Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles; Saturday Night Fever, organized by Michael Cohen and Catherine Liu, April


Team Gallery, Washington, DC; Speed Trials, November
Arthur Roger Gallery, New Orleans; Disfunction USA, organized by Peter Halley and Bob Nickas
Hohenthal Und Bergen Gallery, Cologne; Punishment+Decoration, organized by Michael Corris, April-May (catalogue)


Jack Tilton Gallery, New York; Project with Chuck Nanney, June
Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York; Steve DiBenedetto, Scott Grodesky, Bill Komoski, Peter Nagy, Lari  Pittman, Lisa Ruyter, June
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles; Fluff from New York, organized by Trudie Reiss, May
211 East 10th Street, New York; Home Alone, organized by Ricardo De Oliveira and Sarah Morris, March
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York; Some artists I’ve been thinking about…, February
Heiligenkreuzerhof, School for the Applied Arts in collaboration with Galerie Metropol, Vienna; Live in Your Head, organized by Bob Nickas, January (catalogue)