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Peter Halley was born in 1953 in New York, NY. He received a BA from Yale University in 1975 and an MFA in 1978 from the University of New Orleans. Halley has been the subject of many solo exhibitions, including at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA (1985); Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, IA (1992); Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (1997); Museé d'art moderne, Saint Étienne Métropole, France (2014); and Musée d'art moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg (2023). He has participated in numerous group exhibitions, including Europa/Amerika, Ludwig Köln Museum, Cologne, Germany (1986); The Geometric Tradition in American Art 1930–1990, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (1992); Tear Down This Wall: Paintings from the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (2004); Summer Rental: The Marx Collection Visits Wrocław, Muzeum Narodowego we Wrocław, Breslau, Poland (2016); and Tag-Kore, Kadokawa Culture Museum, Saitama, Japan (2023). Halley currently lives and works in New York, NY.

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