New York, b.1959

Charlie Scheips

Charlie Scheips is a painter living in New York. He is also a well-known curator, art advisor, writer, and cultural historian. He has contributed articles to major publications including Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest as well as other major publications in the United States and in Europe.

From 2010-2012 Scheips curated the groundbreaking David Hockney: Fleur Fraîches Drawings on the iPhone and iPad that premiered to worldwide acclaim at the Foundation Pierre Bergé/Yves Saint Laurent in Paris. Scheips, who served as David Hockney’s chief assistant in the 1980s, has been closely associated with the world-renowned artist for more than three decades.

Between 2014 and 2016, Scheips was the founding director of the Elizabeth Taylor Archive for the Elizabeth Taylor Trust in Los Angeles. For a decade Scheips was...

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Biography

Charlie Scheips is a painter living in New York. He is also a well-known curator, art advisor, writer, and cultural historian. He has contributed articles to major publications including Harper’s Bazaar, Vogue, Vanity Fair, Architectural Digest as well as other major publications in the United States and in Europe.

From 2010-2012 Scheips curated the groundbreaking David Hockney: Fleur Fraîches Drawings on the iPhone and iPad that premiered to worldwide acclaim at the Foundation Pierre Bergé/Yves Saint Laurent in Paris. Scheips, who served as David Hockney’s chief assistant in the 1980s, has been closely associated with the world-renowned artist for more than three decades.

Between 2014 and 2016, Scheips was the founding director of the Elizabeth Taylor Archive for the Elizabeth Taylor Trust in Los Angeles. For a decade Scheips was the founding Director of the Condé Nast Archive in New York. He also served for two years as the Worldwide Director of Photographs for Phillips de Pury auction house and, previous to his time with David Hockney, directed public relations for Chicago’s Museum of Contemporary Art.

Scheips’s bestselling book American Fashion, a major 340-page illustrated book of eight decades of fashion in America, was commissioned by the Council of Fashion Designers of America and was released in September 2007. His book, Andy Warhol: The Day the Factory Died, was released in October 2006 in advance of the 20th anniversary of the artists’ death. His latest work, Elsie de Wolfe's Paris: Frivolity Before the Storm is a landmark work of social history and a poignant vision of a vanished world.

Scheips was born in New York City. He received his B.A. in Art/Art History from Ripon College and an M.A. in American Studies from Columbia University. He currently lives in Manhattan.

Artworks

56

Charlie Scheips' studio in Monteaux, France,

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21st Century Art / Acrylic on Canvas / Acrylic Paint / Acrylic Painting / American Art / Arches Paper / Art of the 2010s / Bold Composition / Canvas / Collage / Color Pencil on Paper / Contemporary American Art / Daily Life Experience / Face/Body (Human Figures) / Figurative Painting / Floral Painting / Flowers/Plants/Trees / Fruits/Flowers / Gouache on Paper / Gouache Paint / Image Production/Reproduction/Transformation / Inspired by Cubism / Interior Spaces / Landscape Painting / Mass Media Images / Nature / Painting / Point/Line/Plane / Portrait of a Man / Portrait Painting / Repetition/Patterns / Scenes of Everyday Life / Self-Portrait / Still Life / Surrounding Environment / Versatile Talents / Word as Image / Works on Paper

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • M.A., American Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY

  • B.A., Art/Art History, Ripon College, Ripon, WS

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2020

    Inventions Fugues Flowers, Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Publications

  • 2014

    Elsie de Wolfe's Paris: Frivolity Before the Storm (October, 2014)

  • 2007

    American Fashion, commissioned by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (September, 2007)

  • 2006

    Andy Warhol: The Day the Factory Died (October, 2006)

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Curriculum Vitae

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Education

  • M.A., American Studies, Columbia University, New York, NY

  • B.A., Art/Art History, Ripon College, Ripon, WS

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2020

    Inventions Fugues Flowers, Richard Taittinger Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Publications

  • 2014

    Elsie de Wolfe's Paris: Frivolity Before the Storm (October, 2014)

  • 2007

    American Fashion, commissioned by the Council of Fashion Designers of America (September, 2007)

  • 2006

    Andy Warhol: The Day the Factory Died (October, 2006)