Born November 19th 1979
Matthu Placek lives and works in New York City
Education

1998 - 2001 Fine Art and Photography, School of Visual Arts
Solo Exhibitions

2009 "FISCHERSPOONER: Matthu Placek" Colette, Paris
Group Exhibitions and Collaborative Works

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2008
2007


"Act Like You're Fine" Vacant Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, curated by Io Tillett Wright
"nothingtodoterencekoh" Terence Koh, Mary Boone Gallery, NYC
"Live Forever" The Kitchen, NYC, curated by Robert Melee
"The Artist is Present" Marina Abramovic, MoMA, NYC
"Kristen Baker" Museum of Fine Arts, Boston
"Between Worlds" MoMA/Performa, FISCHERSPOONER, curated by Klaus Biesenbach
"Shifting Shapes" Art Perform, Miami Basel Kelly Nipper curated by Jens Hofmann
"Fischerspooner" 28th Biennial de Såo Paulo
"VBSS" Vanessa Beecroft, Galleria Lia Rumma, Milan
"The End of My Life as a Rabbit in Love" Terence Koh, Deitch Projects, NYC
"I Want to Ride My Bicycle" Pia Dehne, Deitch Projects, NYC
Books & Editorial

The New Yorker
The New York Times
T:The New York Times Style Magazine
The London Sunday Times Magazine
VISIONAIRE
V Magazine
V Man
Vogue
Vogue China
Mens Vogue
Teen Vogue
GQ
Elle
Harper's Bazaar UK
POP
The Last Magazine
Muse
Numéro
ArtReview
Commercial & Collaborations

MoMA
Marina Abramovic
Herzog & de Meuron
Vanessa Beecroft
Andrea Rosen Gallery
Deitch Projects
Art Production Fund
Lady Gaga, Interscope
Lacoste
NIKE
Lane Crawford
Trident
Makeup Forever
A&E Network
John Walter Thompson
Lens Crafters, Deutsch Advertising
Young & Rubicam
Johnnie Walker, Schieffelin Somerset
The Vidal Partnership
Sundance Channel
W Hotels
Detailed Publications

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Whitney Spaner "The Seducer: Jeremy Irons" Vs. Magazine Fall Winter, p. 84-97
George Condo, Wallpaper*, November
Marina Cashdan "Grand Openings" Wallpaper*, October, p. 176-177
Mimi Zeiger, "Action Man" Wallpaper*, September, p. 95
Morgan, Hudson, "High Altitude" Town and Country, May, p.122-125
Lennon, Christine, "The Family Ford" Town and Country, May, p. 62
Nicolas Trembley "Manifeste: Josephine Meckseper" Numéro, August
Houser, Kristopher Arden, "Terence Koh" Italian Vogue, February 11th , 2011
Hershkovits, David, "Justin Bond's Gender Bender" Paper Magazine, May 9th , 2011
Kaliardos, James, "Uma Thurman" Candy Magazine, Fall-Winter, p. 56-57
Scarry, Olympia, "Vanessa Beecroft" Pop Magazine, Spring Summer 2010, p.140-143
Yan, Catherine, "Chinese Now: Joan Chen" China Vogue, September, p.342
Yan, Catherine, "Chinese Now: Nancy Kwan" China Vogue, September, p.319
"Modern Living" portrait of Narcisco Rodriguez, Elle Magazine
Pfander, Catherine Blair, "Alejandro Alcocer" The Last Magazine, Spring, p. 9
Kaliardos, James, "Stella Star" V Magazine, Spring, p.84
Brown, Sarah, "Beauty: The Model Must-Haves" Vogue, May 7th
Egan, Maura, "Almost Famous" The New York Times, November 3rd
"Taking Care of Business: Silkstone" V Man, Winter
"Gold Diggers" Teen Vogue, November, p. 62
Lui, Ming, "East is West" V Magazine, p. 151
Singer, Jill, "Heros: Eva Zeisel" V Magazine, Spring Preview, p. 48
Ming Liu, "Orient Express" V Magazine, Spring Preview, p.78-79
Blasberg, Derek, "Terence Koh, Garrick Gott: Love Stories" China Vogue, March, p. 224
Abramovic, Marina & Koh, Terence, "Caught in the Act" V Magazine, Spring, p.96-97
"I like to Dance this way" Visionaire Video Online
"Jennifer Woo: Fashion Retail Icon" China Vogue, December, p. 147
Whitworth, Melissa, "The Power Dressers" Harper's Bazaar UK, December, p. 248-249
"Paulo Szot" Men's Vogue, November
Blasberg, Derek, "Social Studies" V Magazine, Winter, p. 70-75
Magania, Alessandro, "Turner Cody" The Last Magazine, Fall, p.12
Dehn, Georgia, "The Master of Mascara" Telegraph Fashion, Autumn/Winter, p.86-89
Rebecca Voight, "Ladies Man" V Magazine, Summer, p.82-83
Nelson, Karin, "Fit to Print" V Magazine, Fall, p. 58-59
"Marc Jacobs & Richard Prince" Harper's Bazaar (UK)
Honigman, Ana Finel, "Sahra Mortelebi" The Last Magazine, Spring, p. 20
Jentleson, Katherine, "Out of the Past" Art+Auction, March, p. 82-88
Placek, Matthu, "Made in Manhattan: Cecilia Dean" China Vogue, January, p. 232-233
Leona Lewis, The London Sunday Times, December
Placek, Matthu, "Twisted" V Magazine, Winter, p.90-95
Fagone, Jason, "The Exterminators" Esquire, November
Mateo, David, "Cuban Art in the 1990's" Cuba Absolutely, November
"American Pastoral" Men's Vogue, November
"Prince of Ties" Men's Vogue, November
"Anthony Roth Costanzo" Me Magazine, Winter. Full Issue
Mears, Emily Speers, "Flash Art" V Magazine, Summer, p.Cover & 70-71
Hohenadel, Kristin, "The Punk Ballerina Returns, With Souvenirs" The New York Times, November 27th
Album Covers

2011 "Adult Contemporary" Casey Spooner, 2011
Feature Film

2008
"The Art Star and the Sudanese Twins" Directed by Pietra Brettkelly
Featuring Vanessa Beecroft, Jeffery Deitch, and Matthu Placek
Publicity and Special Projects

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2009


"Matthu Placek's Salon 110119: Joseph Keckler" EVB.COM, October 19th
"Notes on the Underground: Justin Bond" T Magazine, September 3rd
"MP: Mattu Placek, Fashion Photographer" MFDirectory.com
"December Overexposure in Miami Basel" DOSSIER, December 14th
"The Twenty Most Stylish People" NY Magazine, September 13th
"Matthu Placek's Salon 100619: Bridget Everett" EVB.COM, June 19th
"Matthu Placek's Salon 100818: Just Bond" EVB.COM, August 18th
"The Book of Matthu" August Man, October , p. 114-121
"Week 42: Luke Gilford" Too Much Chocolate, November 24th
"Week 41: Matthu Placek" Too Much Chocolate, November 18th