Markus Vater

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Markus Vater (born 1970 in Düsseldorf) is a German artist. He studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf and the Royal College of Art, London. From 2012 to 2016 he had been teaching at the Royal College of Art in London. In 2014 he had a guestprofessorship at the Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg and as of 2016 at the de:Staatliche Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe. Vater lives in London and Karlsruhe.

Markus Vater

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Exhibitions, installations (selection)[edit]

Solo exhibitions (selection)[edit]

  • 2018 "What You See is not What You Look at", Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg
  • 2017 "Sitting in a hole that has the shape of a frightened cat", Union Gallery, London
  • 2016 "In einer anderen Sprache bin ich ein anderer Mensch", Orangerie Schloss Rheda Wiedenbrueck, Kunstverein Bleichhaeuschen, Rheda Wiedenbrueck
  • 2015 "I imagine how You imagine I imagine You", Galerie Rupert Pfab, Duesseldorf
  • 2014 "Wogegen ist eigentlich die Gegenwart?", Kunstverein Rostock, Rostock
  • 2013 "Die Unendlichkeit ist auch nicht mehr was sie mal war", Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim
  • 2013 "..at the end of the world", No.82, Deptford, London
  • 2010 "Das Metapherproblem", Spot on 05, Animated-Installation, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
  • 2009 "Heute denke ich mich in ein Blatt hinein", Rudolf Scharpf Galerie des Wilhelm Hack Museums, Ludwigshafen am Rhein
  • 2008 "Briefe an die Schmetterlinge", Sies+Hoeke Galerie, Düsseldorf
  • 2007 "At the end of the world", art agents gallery, Hamburg
  • 2006 Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf
  • 2005 agents gallery, Hamburg
  • 2004 Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf
  • 2002 "The Dandileon-fairy-mass-suicide", Vilma Gold Gallery, London[2]
  • 2002_At the end of the world_, Escale, Düsseldorf
  • 2002 "Drawings and Films", Sies + Höke Gallerie, Düsseldorf
  • 2000 "The Hans Albers Project", SITE Ausstellungsraum, Düsseldorf
  • 1998 "her hands smell of architecture", Ginsa, Tokio
  • 1997 "Malerei", Galerie Geviert, Berlin
  • 1997 "Vaterboy leckt Mutterboy (mein Gehirn sagt Guten Tag)", Mehrwert, Aachen
  • 1996 "Wir tarnen uns für die Sintflut", Galerie 102, Düsseldorf
  • 1996 "Büro für konkrete Symmetrie", Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund

Group exhibitions (selection)[edit]

  • 2017 "Drawing Biennale 2017", The Drawingroom , London
  • 2016 "HOW TO FIND TRUE LOVE AND HAPPINESS IN THE PRESENT DAY" at Bikini Berlin, Germany
  • 2016 "ORBITAL EXPLORER"at Kulturforum Alte Post ,Staedtische Galerie Neuss, Germany
  • 2016 "1. – 21. Mai 2016, Griffelkunst e.V. zur 361. und 362. Bilderwahl Editions" at Griffelkunst-Vereinigung Hamburg e.V.,Hamburg
  • 2015 "In Schoenheit auferstehen", Galerie Patrick Ebensperger, Berlin
  • 2015 "A man walks into a bar...", me Collectors Room, Berlin
  • 2014 "Equal goes it loose", News of the world, Enclave, Deptford, london
  • 2014 "Hands" invited by Sven Sachsalber, Museion, Bozen, Italy
  • 2013 " Die Woerter in den vier Ecken", Kunstbunker, Ausstellungsraum fuer zeitgenoessische Kunst, Nuernberg
  • 2013 "Video Weekends", Works out of the Museums Collection, Museum Kunstpalast, Duesseldorf
  • 2013 "Drawing Bienale", Drawingroom, London
  • 2012 "I love Aldi", Wilhelm Hack Museums, Ludwigshafen am Rhein
  • 2012 "A Perfect day" at WestergasFabrik, Amsterdam
  • 2011 "Der Menschenklee", KIT, Kunsthalle Duesseldorf, Mannesmannufer, Düsseldorf
  • 2010 "Linea,Line,Linie", Kunstmuseum Bonn, an exhibition of the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen
  • 2010 "Shudder", Drawingroom, London
  • 2009 "Rank" curated by Alistar Robinson, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland
  • 2008 "Vertrautes terrain", " Streng verdaulich", curated by Ludwig Seyfarth and Gregor Jansen, ZKM, Museum fuer Neue Kunst
  • 2007 Black Mountain, Hans Schulte und Markus Vater, Museum Baden, Solingen
  • 2007 frisch gestrichen, Franz Gertsch Museum, Schweiz
  • 2006 Metropolis Rise: New Art from London,798 Art District,Chaoyang District, Beijing
  • 2005 Goethe Abwaerts, Deutsche Jungs etc.,The Falckenberg Collection, Helsinki City Art Museum Meilahti, Helsinki, Finnland
  • 2005 SV05, Selected by Enrico David and Catherine Wood, Studio Voltaire,London
  • 2005 "Direct painting", Kunsthalle Mannhein, Mannheim
  • 2004 "Year Zero",Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland, England
  • 2004 "Malerei", Galerie Schoettle, Munich
  • 2003 "The theory of everything", with hobbypopMuseum, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, rue des Haudriette, Paris
  • 2001 "Death to the fascist insect...", Anthony D'Offay Gallery, London
  • 2000 "Paintings", Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
  • 2000 [working-title], Stanley Pricker Gallery, Kingston
  • 1999 "Live Marslandung",Videoinstallation,hobbypopMUSEUM Düsseldorf
  • 1998 "Keep on Riding , volkstümliche Malerei ", Forum Kunst, Rottweil
  • 1996 "Drive In ", Hansaallee, Düsseldorf
  • 1996 "Good News ", Galerie 102, Düsseldorf

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Harald Falckenberg über Markus Vater" (in German). art - Das Kunstmagazin. 2008-04-14. Retrieved 2008-09-28. 
  2. ^ "Insider art from the Germans". Evening Standard. 6 June 2002. Retrieved 2008-09-29. 

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