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CURRENT EXHIBITIONS


SEPT 01 2012 – ongoing
Sie trocknen ihre Knie mit einem Kissen, permanent indoor installation, Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin
APR 23 2013 – JAN 31 2014
Group exhibition, An der Isar, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich
OCT 12 2013 – JAN 10 2014
Group exhibition, My Crippled Friend, CCAD, Columbus, Ohio
OCT 27 2013 – SEP 14 2014
Just Two Of Us, Public Art Fund, New York
NOV 17 2013 – FEB 23 2014
At Work – Studio and Production as a Subject of Today’s Art Group exhibition, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen
NOV 27 2013 - MARCH 02 2014
Group exhibition, The Circle Walked Casually, Kunsthalle Deutsche Bank
NOV 28 2013 – AUG 2014
Group exhibition, Wall Works, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin






BIOGRAPHY

born 1961 in Freiburg/Breisgau / lives and works in Berlin / 2000 - 2010 Professor at the Kunsthochschule Berlin-Weissensee / since Oct. 2010 Professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf /

SOLO EXHIBITIONS (selected)

1996 Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck 1997 Petra Bungert Gallery, New York / Galerie Conrads, Dusseldorf (since 1995) 1998 Kunstverein Heilbronn / Todd Gallery, London / Projektraum, Kunsthalle Bern /Sightspacific, Kunstverein Bremerhaven 1999 Rheinisches Landesmuseum, Bonn / Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich / Chinati Foundation Marfa, Texas 2000 Galerie Mark Müller, Zurich (since 1995) / Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg 2001 Billboard, Auckland / Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney / Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju, South-Korea / Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna / UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles / Kunstverein Ruhr, Essen 2002 Ikon Gallery, Birmingham / Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich / Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich / Kunstmuseum St. Gallen / Inside the White Cube, White Cube, London / Kunsthalle zu Kiel 2003 Fred-Thieler-Preis, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin / Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles / Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf / Galerie Mark Müller, Zurich 2004 Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm / Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna / Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark / SAFN, Reykjavik / Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon / Contemporary Arts Museum Houston / Viafarini, Milan 2005 Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles / Solvent Space, Richmond, Virginia / Palais de Tokyo, Paris / Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen 2006 De Appel, Amsterdam / Solvent Space, Richmond / Galerie Mark Müller, Zürich / Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid / The Factory for Art and Design, Kopenhagen / Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati / Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich 2007 Serralves, Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Porto / Renaissance Society, Chicago / The Surburban, Chicago / Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane / Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland / FRAC Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand 2008 FRAC Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand / Galleria Civia di Modena, Modena / 2009 Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin / Neues Museum, Nürnberg / Arken - Museum for Moderne Kunst, Kopenhagen/ Galerie Nächst St.Stephan, Vienna / Galerie Mark Müller, Zurich 2010 MassMoCA, North Adams / Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid / Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica / Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg im Breisgau 2011 Galerie Barbara Gross, Munich / Kunstmuseum Bonn 2012 Galerie Johann König, Berlin / Can You Spell Mixing , Dirimart, Istanbul, Türkei 2013 Two younger women come in and pull out a table/ De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, Netherlands,WUNDERBLOCK/Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, mein schreibtisch, das schneefeld/Kurt- Kurt, Berlin
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GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected)

1995 Karo Dame, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau / Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendiaten, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf 1996 Farbe – Malerei der 90er Jahre, Kunstmuseum Bonn 1997 Abstraction/Abstractions – Geómétries Provisoires, Musée d´Art Moderne Saint-Etienne / Topping Out, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn 1998 Every Day, 11th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney 1999 Chroma, Malerei der neunziger Jahre, Kunsthalle Nurnberg / Viereck und Kosmos, Amden und Kunsthaus Glarus / Ausloten: Fünf Positionen autonomer Malerei, Kunstverein Göttingen / Selections Fall '99, The Drawing Center, New York / Zeitwenden, Kunstmuseum Bonn 2000 Zeitwenden, Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna / Bleibe, Akademie der Künste, Berlin / Das Gedächtnis der Malerei, Aargauer Kunsthaus Aarau / Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst, Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin / Dr. Paint, Galerie Monika Reitz, Frankfurt am Main 2001 milano europa 2000, PAC, Milano / Ex(o)DUS, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa / Casino 2001, SMAK, Gent 2002 25a Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo / Urgent Painting, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris / Minibienal do Chile, Santiago de Chile 2003 deutschemalereizweitausenddrei, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main / There’s no land but the land, Meyer Riegger Galerie, Karlsruhe / 3D, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York / German Contemporary Art, Busan Metropolitan Art Museum, Busan, South Korea / New abstract painting – painting abstract now. Abstraktion in der neuen Malerei, Museum Morsbroich Leverkusen / Soziale Fassaden u.a., Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich / Grazie, Stiftung Schloß Dyck, Jüchen / PAINTING4, The Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham / CASO, Osaka / Process, Kiasma, Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki / Final Cuts, Union, London 2004 raumfürraum, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf und Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf 2005 Extreme Abstraction, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo 2006 Tokyo-Berlin/Berlin-Tokyo, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo / DEUTSCHE WANDSTÜCKE Sette scene di nuova pittura germanica, Museion, Bozen / Der blaue Reiter im 21. Jahrhundert, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich / Taipei Biennial, Taipei 2007 Franchise Foundation, Leeuwarden / Sistemi e motivi, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence 2008 Kunstmuseum Bern / De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg / Artium de Alava, Vitoria-Gasteiz / New Orleans Biennial, New Orleans / Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles 2009 Helmhaus, Zürich / Embrace!, Denver Art Museum / Space as Medium, Miami Art Museum 2010 Rudolf Steiner und die Kunst der Gegenwart, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg / Quadreinnale Düsseldorf / Museu de Art de Sao Paulo, Brasil / Huanhuan (Today Art Museum), Beijing / Kunsthalle Rostock 2011 Stiftung Kunstmuseum Stuttgart / Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany / Tate St. Ives, Great Britain / Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Japan / Weserburg - Museum für moderne Kunst / Home of HDLU - Mestrovic Pavillion, Zagreb, Croatia 2012 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel / Universitá degli Studi di Sassari, Italy / Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA / Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA, An der Isar/ Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München, sticks in a shop/ 6th Bienal de Curitiba, Brasil

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Ausloten: Fünf Positionen autonomer Malerei, exhibition catalogue Kunstverein Göttingen, Göttingen 1999, with an essay by Roman Kurzmeyer.

Farbe – Malerei der 90er Jahre, exhibition catalogue Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn 1996, with an essay by Justus Jonas-Edel.

Fuchs, Rainer: Painting – A Game of Relation – Notes on Katharina Grosse, in: Parkett, Nr. 63, 2001, S. 154-162.

Katharina Grosse, catalogue Schmidt-Rottluff Stiftung, Dusseldorf 1995, with an essay by Andreas Denk.

Katharina Grosse, Nurnberg 1998, with essays by Roman Kurzmeyer, Ellen Seifermann and Armin Zweite.

Katharina Grosse, exhibition catalogue Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, Bonn 1999, with essays by Nikola Doll and Christoph Schreier.

Katharina Grosse, exhibition catalogue Kunstverein Ruhr, Essen 2002, with an essay by Peter Friese

Katharina Grosse, Location, Location, Location, Dusseldorf 2002, with essays by Beat Wismer, Steffen Boddeker, Angela Schneider, Retrograde Strategies Cooperative, Judy Millar and Roman Kurzmeyer.

Katharina Grosse, Cool Puppen, exhibition catalogue Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich; Kunstmuseum St. Gallen; Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Wolfratshausen 2002, with essays by Jonathan Watkins, Marion Ackermann, Roland Wäspe and Beate Ermacora.

Katharina Grosse. Fred Thieler Preis für Malerei 2003, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin 2003, with a laudation of Armin Zweite.

Katharina Grosse. Infinite Logic Conference, exhibition catalogue Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm 2004, with an essay by Lars Mikael Raattamaa.

Katharina Grosse. Double Floor Painting, exhibition catalogue Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense 2004, with an essay by Lene Burkard and Tor Nørretranders and an interview by Cecilie Bepler.

Katharina Grosse. Holey Residue, exhibition catalogue de Appel, Amsterdam, Amsterdam 2006, with an essay by Janneke Wesseling.

Katharina Grosse. Atoms Outside Eggs, exhibition catalogue Museu Serralves, Porto 2007, with essays by Ulrich Loock and Leonhard Emmerling.

Katharina Grosse. Picture Park, exhibition catalogue Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane 2007, with an essay by Nicholas Chambers and an interview between Katharina Grosse and Robert Leonard.

Katharina Grosse. The Flowershow / SKROW NO REPAP, exhibition catalogue FRAC Auvergne, 2007/2008, with an essay by Jean-Charles Vergne.

Katharina Grosse. Un altro uomo che ha fatto sgocciolare il suo pennello, exhibition catalogue Galleria Civica, Modena 2008, with essays by Angela Vettese and Milovan Farronato.

Köhnen, Ralph: From System to Rhizome, in: Künstler, Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst, Ausgabe 66, Munich 2004.

Kurzmeyer, Roman: Reflexive, in: Parkett, Nr. 74, 2005, pp. 144-146.

Nickas, Bob: Katharina Grosse, in: Painting Abstraction: New Elements in Abstract Painting, New York 2009

Obrist, Hans Ulrich: Orly. in Conversation with Katharina Grosse, in: Parkett, Nr. 74, 2005, pp. 134-139.

Vitamin P. New Perspectives in Painting, New York 2002, with an essay by Eric de Chassey.

Volk, Gregory: Uninhibited Thinking in Public Space, in: Parkett, Nr. 74, 2005, pp. 112-117.

Bomb Magazine: Interview by Ati Maier, Nr.115 Spring 2011, pp. 68-76.

Edony, David: Chromatic Theater, in: Art in America, Nr.8 September 2011, pp.96-102.

Volk, Gregory: 21st-Century Sublime, in: Sculpture Magazine, October 2011 Vol.30 No.8, pp. 24-31.

Flash Art (International Edition): Katharina Grosse Frank Nitsche Picture Spatiality, Interview by Viktor Neumann, Vol XLIV, No. 281, November-December 2011

Katharina Grosse. Double Floor Painting, in: exhibition catalogue Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark 2004

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Interview between Lynn M. Herbert and Katharina G

Katharina Grosse in: Perspectives 143: Katharina Grosse, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, 2004

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Katharina Grosse in Antipodes: Inside the White Cube (London: White Cube, 2003) Ed. Louise Neri

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Katharina Grosse in conversation with Ulrich Loock

in Katharina Grosse, Atoms Outside Eggs, exhibition catalogue Museu Serralves, Porto 2007, S. 19-71

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credits:

Editors
Katharina Grosse
Kerstin Gottschalk

Authors
© "Double Floor Painting" by Lene Burkard;
© "Painting in the Expanded Field" by Louise Neri
© Contemporary Arts Museum Houston

Photographers
© Katharina Grosse, VG Bild-Kunst Bonn and photographers

Sergio Annelli: PAC, Milan
Isaac Appelbaum: Greater Toronto Airport Authority, Toronto
Anders Sune Berg: Arken Museum For Moderne Kunst, installation views, Denmark, 2009
Frank Bergmann: Y8 | Sivananda Yoga Center, Hamburg
Olaf Bergmann: Telekomgebäude Wesel; Kunstmuseum Bonn; Ikon Gallery, Birmingham; Berlinische Galerie, Berlin and paintings on canvas unless otherwise noted
Rita Burmester: Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Serralves, Porto
Juan Cabrera: Miami Art Museum, installation views, Miami, 2009
Jenni Carter: Biennale of Sydney
Wayne Carter: Billboard, Auckland
Cathy Carver: The Drawing Center, New York
Contemporary Arts Museum Houston: Houston
Joaquín Cortés: Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid
Torben Eskerod: Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense; Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen; Collection Carl Christian Aegidius, Gilleleje
Yehia Ewels/The Central Art Archives: KIASMA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Michael Fontana: Kunsthalle Bern;
Kazuo Fukunaga: CASO, Osaka
Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles: Denver Art Museum, installation view 3, Denver 2009
Paul Gilbert: Gow Langsford Gallery, Auckland
Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall/Mattias Givell: Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall
Katharina Grosse: Billboard, Auckland; SAFN, Reykjavik, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (1st image)
Wolfgang Günzel: Frankfurter Kunstverein
Werner J. Hannappel: Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin;
Kunstverein Ruhr, Essen; The Child Care and Protection Agency, Lelystad; Schloß Dyck, Jüchen
Reni Hansen: Untitled, 1996, oil on canvas, 235 x 320 cm
Rob Johannesma: Marfa
Christoph Kern: Art Unlimited, Basel
Florian Kleinefenn: Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Harold Koopmans: Leeuwarden
Anette Kradisch: Siemens, Nürnberg, büro orange/ Neues Museum Nürnberg, Stuntweed, 2009
Günther Kühnel: Neues Museum Nürnberg
Achim Kukulies: Kunsthalle Dusseldorf and Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen
Dave Morgan: Union, London
Hartmut Nägele: Bozen
Galerie Mark Müller: Zürich 2006
Heinz Pelz: Meyer Riegger Galerie, Karlsruhe
Friedrich Petzel Gallery: Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
Wilfried Petzi: Neues Museum Nürnberg
Queensland Art Gallery: Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane
Robert Rainey: Solvent Space, Richmond
Stefan Rohner: Untitled, 2002, acrylic on canvas, 214 x 388 cm; Untitled, 2002, acrylic on canvas, 390,5 x 481 cm
Franz Schachinger: Untitled, 2001, acrylic on canvas, 297 x 214 cm
Ori Singer: Haifa Museum of Art
Bernhard Strauss: Augustinermuseum Freiburg 2010
Johannes Schwartz: De Appel, Amsterdam
Taipei Fine Arts Museum: Taipei Biennial
Nic Tenwiggenhorn: Düsseldorf (2004/2010); Kunsthalle Düsseldorf/Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (2004); Galerie Conrads, Düsseldorf (2005)/ Abb. 1/2, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, 2009; Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg 2010
Tony Walsh: Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati
Watanabe Osamu: Mori Art Museum
Chris Webb: Ikon Gallery, Birmingham
Jeff Wells: Denver Art Museum, installation view 1,2, Denver 2009
Joshua White: UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Untitled, 2003, acrylic on canvas, 350 x 300 cm; Christopher Grimes Gallery, Los Angeles
Jens Ziehe: Abb. 3/4, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, 2009
Sebastian Schobbert: Sammlung Hoffmann, Berlin
Tobias Wootton
Staffan Sävenfjord: Stationshus, Vara
Tim Safranek Photographics: MOCA, Cleveland, 2012

Art Direction
Ingo Offermanns

Web design
Joris Maltha
Daniel Gross

Programming
Lutz Ißler