Born: Washington, D.C., 1981

Resides: Los Angeles, California

Education: University of California, Los Angeles (M.F.A., 2014); Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art (2007–8); Rhode Island School of Design (B.F.A., 2003); Goldsmiths College, London (2001­–2)


Selected Solo Exhibitions



“Structure,” The Artist’s Institute, New York.

“Sean Raspet,” Bridget Donahue, New York (March 1–April 22).



“Soylent R&D Promotional Trade Show Booth,” Société Berlin at Frieze New York.



“Arche Apeiron,” Minibar, Stockholm.

“Calculus of Negligence,” Room East, New York.

“Xyzzy,” Château Shatto, Los Angeles.

“Deformulation,” Société, Berlin.



“Residuals,” Jessica Silverman Gallery, San Francisco.

“Untitled (Registration/PIN: G0009296/78GY76DM; G0009297/99ER43TB; G0009298/39ZL54SJ),” New Galerie, New York.

“New Flavors and Fragrances,” New Galerie, Paris



“Entity∆: Advance Viewing (featuring 2Registration::(ÒUntz’tled (Police Incident (7[c])) 6, (((2007–2012) 2007–2011. Ó) Ó) 2012) 2012–2013),” Appendix Project Space, Portland, Oregon.



“Untitled (Sublet),” Bund Deutscher Architekten, Berlin.


Selected Group Exhibitions



“Second Vienna Biennale,” Artificial Tears, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna.

“Heart of the Tin Man,” M Woods Museum, Beijing.

“99 Cents or Less,” Detroit Museum of Contemporary Art, Michigan.

“Exo Emo,” Greene Naftali, New York.



“Ninth Berlin Biennale,” Berlin.

“Texture Map (Normal) J01–J04 Smoking or Bus Shelter,” Jardin des Plantes, Paris.



“Office Space,” Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco.

“Pavillon de l’Esprit Nouveau 2.0,” Swiss Institute, New York.

“Take Me (I’m Yours),” Monnaie de Paris, France.

“DIDING—An Interior That Remains an Exterior?” Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien,  Graz, Austria.



“Scars of Our Revolution,” Yvon Lambert, Paris.

“+/-,” The Artist’s Institute, New York.


Selected Bibliography



Benenson, AE. “More of Less,” Art in America (March 1).



Kuennen, Joel. “The Matter of Molecular Practice: An Interview with Sean Raspet.” ArtSlant (November 1).

Melendez, Franklin. “Sean Raspet,” Kaleidoscope (October 2).

Petrarca, Emilia. “Frieze New York 2016: What the Hell Is Soylent and Why Is Everyone Drinking It at Frieze?” W (May 7).

Raspet, Sean. “Towards an Olfactory Vocabulary System,” Future Anterior (Winter).



McGarry, Kevin. “The Fragrance of Coins,” Mousse (April).

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