1957

born in Vienna

Lives and works in New York

 

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

 

2020

Kunstverein Düsseldorf, Spirits and Objects...and How Non-Productive Love Is Sometimes Contained in Them…, Dusseldorf

2019

Galerie Francesca Pia, How to be an Angel Painter, Zurich
House of Gaga, The Prototype, Los Angeles

2018

Greene Naftali, Tears and New Tears, New York

2017

Künstlerhaus Bremen, Invitation Epiphany, Bremen

2016

Dépendance, Rainyday and hundred of water and everything, Brussels
Goton, “THE POSTORS“, Paris
Gaga Fine Arts, Loyalties, Mexico City

2015

Secession, A Turtle Dreaming (… Echoes from an Encapsulated Space Exiled Sounds of Letters Requiring Symphonic Treatment), Vienna

2014

The Renaissance Society, The New World Application for Turtle Island, Chicago
Vilma Gold, My Divid’ed House, London

2013

House of Gaga, EDITION REPETITION, COMPETITION AND JEWELRY OF FLOWERS AND OF REDEMPTION, Mexico

2011

Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich

2010

Dépendance, The Balalaika Moment, Bruxelles
House of Gaga, The Why Does This All Happen To Me Experience, Mexico City
Pro Choice, Vienna and Jerusalem (with Martin Guttman), Vienna

2009

Galerie Buchholz, The Oriental Therapies, Berlin
Vorschlag zur Erneuerung des Gedenkens an den Tod des Autors und auch zur gleichzeitigen Erweiterung durch die Leselampe der Schreiber, WHITE HEAT, presented by Künstlerhaus Stuttgart / Hermes und der Pfau, Stuttgart
Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Iniquities Suspend, Chicago

2008

Greene Naftali, 18Iniqities, New York
Mälmo Konsthall, A Dissidence Coincidence But WHCTLJS, Sweden

2007

Stedelijk Museum, Voices and Substitutes, Amsterdam
Galerie Buchholz, Voices, Cologne
Institut im Glaspavillon, The Tabernacle on Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin
Vilma Gold, London Dependance, “Why Doesn’t my Plant Grow Anymore?“
and Other Works of Lament (...), Brussels

2006

Greene Naftali, Don’t Climb the Pyramids, New York
c/o Anna-Catharina Gebbers, Ziegelstrasse, Berlin invited by Yilmaz Dziewior

2002

Greene Naftali, Nazis of Suburbia, New York

1998

Galerie Christian Nagel, a, Cologne

 

Group Exhibitions (selection)

 

2020

Galerie Francesca Pia, Arrows, curated by Eva Svennung, Zurich
Museum of Contemporary Art, Busan Biennale 2020, Busan, South Korea

2019

Bodega, Holly Village, New York
Frac Nouvelle-Aquitaine MÉCA, « Il est une fois dans l’Ouest », Bordeaux

2018

Galerie Francesca Pia, Lampen, Zurich
Ampersand, dog chews shoes, Lisbon
Hopkinson Mossman, Role Models, curated by Rob McKenzie, Auckland

2017

Kunsthalle Bern, Section Littéraire, Bern
Galerie Francesca Pia, L’image, curated by Vincent Romagny, Zurich
Greene Naftali, Infected Foot, New York
Austrian Culture Forum, Passage of Neo-Avant-Garde, Warsaw

2016

CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Night Thoughts, New York
Kunsthaus Hamburg, „... und eine welt noch“, Hamburg
Marian Goodman, Pure Fiction, Paris
Lempertz, Quodlibet, Brussels

2015

Mumok, to expose, to show, to demonstrate, to inform, to offer: artistic practices around 1990, Vienna
Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Welcome You’re in the Right Place, organized and designed by AIRBNB Pavilion, Turin
Greene Naftali, Works on Paper, New York

2014

Vilma Gold, House of Gaga presents Single Moms, London
KARST, FAX, London
Arnolfini, The Promise, Bristol
Liverpool Biennial, collaboration with Stefan Tcherepnin
Southard Reid, Staging Interruptions (Stream of Life), curated by Sarina Basta and Mary Rinebold, London
Halle für Kunst, Über das Radikale Nebeneinander, Luneburg

2013

AIR DE PARIS, Pétrone/Pétrole, Paris
Soloway Some Redemptions, New York (The show is curated by Josef Strau; including artists: Ei Arakawa, Tomer Aluf, Keren Cyttern, Henrik Olesen, Jose Rojas, Ulla Rossek, Nora Schultz, Josef Strau, Stephane Tcherepnin, Antek Walczak
INDEX- Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, COUNTER-PRODUCTION, Stockholm
Frieze Projects, London
Galerie Francesca Pia, X-Mas show, Zurich

2012

Centrum Kultury Zamek, The Castle in the Air – Seance of Imagination, Posen, Poland
Generali Foundation, Counter-Production, Vienna
Belvedere Wien, Keine Zeit, Vienna
Zach Feuer, Context Message, New York
Galerie Francesca Pia, La demeure joyeuse II, Zurich
Essex Street, How do it know?, New York

2011

Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments, Berlin
1857, Nobody can tell the why of it, curated by Esperanza Rosales, Oslo
CAPC, Musée d’art contemporain, Dystopia, curated by Mark von Schlegell, Bordeaux
Sculpture Centre, Time Again, New York
Badischer Kunstverein, A Different Person, Karlsruhe
Andersen’s Contemporary Copenhagen, True Faith, Copenhagen
Air de Paris, Florbelle (after Sade), Paris

2010

MAAP, State Library of Queensland, Brisbane and Shanghai Library, Light from Light, curated by Kim Machan, Shanghai
Camera Austria, The Milk Drop Coronet, Graz
Dependance, Novel, Bruxelles
Greene Naftali Gallery, The Pursuer, New York
David Zwirner, The Evryali Score, New York
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, The Baghdad Batteries, Long Island City, Queens
CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, New York
Kantor Gallery, Negation, Subtraction, Dissolution, arranged by Front Desk Apparatus, Los Angeles
Pro Choice, Josef Strau and Clegg&Guttman, Vienna and Jerusalem
Vilma Gold, The Inhabitants, London

2009

Museum of Contemporary Art, Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions, Los Angeles
Galerie Lelong, My Summer Show, Paris
The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum, evas arche und der feminist (carte blanche), St. Louis
Temporäre Kunsthalle, Scorpio’s Garden, Berlin
Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, The Space of Words, Luxembourg

2008

Vilma Gold, iamb: Through the Limbo of Vanity: R.H.Quaytman + Josef Strau, London
Galerie Catherine Bastide and Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Greene Naftali, Works on Paper by Gallery Artists and Ricci Albenda, New York
Trentino, Manifesta 7, Italy                   
Mehringdamm 72, One Season in Hell, Berlin                 
Maison populaire, “Neutre Intense. It’s gonna rain”, curated by Christophe Gallois, Montreuil, France

2007

Neue Alte Brucke, Secret-Flix, Frankfurt
Vilma Gold, Years-In-Review-Installation, organized by Joseph Strau
Mehringdamm 72, Door Slamming Festival, Berlin, curated by Dominic Eichler
Galerie Neu, dependence at Galerie Neu, Berlin
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Wonderwall—Constructing the Sublime, curated by Anna Cathatina-Gebbers, Tokyo
Wiener Secession, Shandyismus, Vienna, curated by Helmut Draxler
Kjubh Kunstverein, New Domestic Landscape, Köln                 
Croy Nielsen, design by accident, Berlin

2006

Portikus, ...:ICAL KRBBR PRDLY PRSNTS GART JAS, JON KLSY, JOSF STRA, Frankfurt
White Columns, Looking Back, New York
Daniel Buchholz, Next to Kin, Cologne
Galerie Fortescue Avenue, Minotaur Blood, London
Air de Paris, La maman et la putain, Paris               
Vilma Gold Project Space, Our Marvellous Ambition, Berlin
Institute of Contemporary Art, Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, Philadelphia; curated by Bennett Simpson (Additional Venues: Power Plant, Toronto; Henry Art Gallery,  Seattle, 2007)
Kunsthaus Dresden, Von der Abwesenheit des Lagers, Dresden

2005

Gagosian Gallery Berlin, The Gone Wait, Berlin
Paul-Linke-Ufer, Possession, Berlin

2004

Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Mg, Cologne
Zeichnungen Werkleitzbiennale, Halle curated by Ariane M Fligen, Arbeitsschutz, Wandbilder, WBD, Berlin
Editionen 4 Jahre WBD, Berlin

2003

Greene Naftali Gallery, Photo +, New York
Prague Biennale 1, Photo +, Prag

2002

Museum Ludwig, The Nazis of Suburbia, (Ökonomien der Zeit), Cologne
Greene Naftali Gallery, Pictures, New York

2000

Colin de Land Fine Art, The Inheritage, Video for Coal By Any Other Name, New York
TENT, hey, international competition style, Rotterdam
Bethanienhaus, Produktivität und Existenz, organized by Die Beute, Berlin
Deutsche Kunst in Moskau, Central House of Artists, Moscow
Greene Naftali Gallery, Snowflake Office, organized by C. Kr, New York

1999

The Castle (with Amelie von Wulffen), Galerie Walbr, Snowflake Office, Dorf

1998

Laden Schillerstr. SUUM SUUN AKVY 73, 32, Berlin
Kunstb60, Wien with The Nazis of Suburbia

1997

Die krumme Pranke, Video with A. Creischer, A. Siekmann, A. von Wulffen

1993

Friesenwall 120, Cologne, co-curated with Stefan Dillemuth 1990-1993, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Pat Hearn Gallery, (with S. Dillemuth), New York
Parallax View: New York-Cologne, P.S. 1
Four Walls, (with S. Dillemuth), New York

1991

Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Kunstraum Daxer, M (with S. Dillemuth)

1990

Raum Masse 10, (with C. von Bonin) Hamburg

 

Performances & Projects organized, curated and co-curated (selection)

 

2019

Galerie Francesca Pia, End of the Road, Zurich

2010

Laphroaig – Lagavulin – Magarita, Charles Bernstein and Josef Strau, (public reading event), organized by Jay Sanders, Sculpture Center, New York
Vienna and Jerusalem, with Clegg/Guttmann, Lucy Indiana Dodd and Sergei Tcherepnin Pro Choice, Vienna

2008

Grand Openings, with Ei Arakawa etc. MUMOK – Museum Modern Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna

2007

Shandyismus with Sergej Jensen, Wiener Secession, Vienna
Riot the Bar, with Sergej Jensen and Stephan Müller, curated by Ei Arakawa, NGBK – Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin

2006

„Meerrettich On Ice“, organized by Josef Strau, Volksbühne Sternfoyer am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin
Kunsthallfestival, with Sergej Jensen, KBH Kunsthall, Copenhagen
The Galleries Show, with Jay Sanders Extra-City, Antwerp

2005

Alphabet with Paulina Olowska and Daniel Yamada, Joanna Zielinska, Galerie Merrettich, Berlin

 

Public Collections

 

Centre Pompidou, Paris
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
ZKM Center for Art and Media, Karlsruhe