Max Hooper Schneider

American, b. 1982

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Max Hooper Schneider

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American, b. 1982

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Formally trained in biology and landscape architecture, Max Hooper Schneider’s knowledge of material technologies and biological systems seeps into his large-scale sculptures and installations. Using aquariums, terrariums, vitrines to display mutated habitats of flora and fauna tangled around neon lights, Hooper Schneider’s practice combines the artificial and the natural with a flair for the theatrical and surreal. These organic ready-mades conjure up visions of a posthuman world attempting to rebuild itself after an anthropogenic apocalypse, challenging viewers to reevaluate their assumed central place in the ecosystem.

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Biography

Formally trained in biology and landscape architecture, Max Hooper Schneider’s knowledge of material technologies and biological systems seeps into his large-scale sculptures and installations. Using aquariums, terrariums, vitrines to display mutated habitats of flora and fauna tangled around neon lights, Hooper Schneider’s practice combines the artificial and the natural with a flair for the theatrical and surreal. These organic ready-mades conjure up visions of a posthuman world attempting to rebuild itself after an anthropogenic apocalypse, challenging viewers to reevaluate their assumed central place in the ecosystem.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Top emerging
Emerging representation
Represented by up-and-coming galleries.
Group
Group show at a major institution
Hammer Museum
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 1 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Baltic Triennial
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