Claudia Wieser

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Born 1973, Freilassing, Germany
MA in Painting, Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich, Germany, 2004
Apprenticeship as blacksmith, 1993–1997
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

 

Solo exhibitions

2022
von Bartha Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark [forthcoming]
Glass Cloud Gallery, London [forthcoming]

2021
Rehearsal, Brooklyn Bridge Park, Brooklyn, NY [organized by Public Art Fund]
In the Round, (as part of: Ways of Seeing Abstraction, Palais Populaire, Berlin, Germany
Galeria Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain

2020
Lobby, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany
Comedies, Histories and Tragedies, Von Bartha, S-chanf, Switzerland
Generations, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE
As If, Kunstpavillon, Munich, Germany

2019
Double Feature (with Jochen Plogsties), G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig, Germany
Shift
, London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE, London, UK
Forum,  Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

2018
Storage, Farbvision, Berlin, Germany
Chapter, Boesky East, New York, NY
Inside Stop Making Sense, BNKR Space Munich

2017
What Remains, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
Waiting in the Wings , Museo D’Arte Contemporanea Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy

2016
Stories, Studio SALES di Norberto Ruggeri, Rome, Italy

2015
All That Is, Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany
FIAC, Paris, France

2014
Claudia Wieser , Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
Container, Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Store, Berlin, Germany

2013
The Mirror, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Claudia Wieser , Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany

2012
Wallwork # 8, L40 , Berlin, Germany
Ghent, Belgium, KIOSK, Furniture , October 6 – November 18, 2012
Real things must also be in closed cupboards , Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany
Furniture , Galeria SALES, Rome, Italy

2011
Patterns and shapes , Ben Kaufmann Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Poul Gernes , Ben Kaufmann Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2010
Portraits , Schauort, Zürich, Switzerland
Poems of the Right Angle , The Drawing Center, New York, NY

2009
Claudia Wieser , Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany
Ich und Du , with Bernd Ribbeck, Kunstverein Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany The Shining Brow , Galerie Eva Winkeler, Frankfurt, Germany 

2008
Carpet of Life , Ben Kaufmann Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Licht aus Berlin , with Hansjörg Dobliar, Renwick Gallery, New York, NY 

2007
Angle of View , Eva Winkeler Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
There are no sects in geometry, Elisabeth Kaufmann Gallery, Zurich, Germany

2005
Open Space , Art Cologne , Cologne, Germany
Claudia Wieser , Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin, Germany

2004
Equinox , Ben Kaufmann Gallery, Munich, Germany

 

Group exhibitions

2021
My friends and other animals, Galeria Travesia Cuatro, Madrid, Spain
Die letzte Tüte, NochMall, Berlin, Germany
Fugen, Möglichkeit einer Insel, Berlin, Germany
Note di Sguardi, Bologna and Berlin
We Are Here, Jessica Silverman, San Francisco, CA

2020
The Absurd Beauty of Space, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
modern vormodern, Städische Galerie Waldkraiburg
Galerie der Künstler, Munich

2019
modern premodern , Kunstverein Augsburg
Homo Faber – Craft in Contemporary Sculpture , ACC, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju South Korea (exh. Cat.)
Hauswerk: The Bauhaus in Contemporary Art , McClelland
Hinge Pictures: Eight Women Artists Occupy the Third Dimension , curated by Andrea Andersson, Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
Drawing Biennal, Drawing Room, London

2018
social facades. A Dialogue Between the MMK and DekaBank Collections , Museum of Modern Art, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Between the Worlds – Emma Kunz, Kunstraum Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany
High Noon , Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany
“Germany is Not an Iceland.” Contemporary Art Collection of the Federal Republic of Germany Acquisitions 2012 – 2016 , Bundeskunsthalle Bonn, Bonn, Germany
New Forms of Beauty – New forms of design between art and function , MaximiliansForum, Munich, Germany
Eruption from the Surface: The Origami Principle in Art , Marta Herford Museum for Art, Architecture, Design, Herford, Germany

2017
Art as a mirror of society , Schloss Neuhardenberg Foundation, Neuhardenberg, Germany
Biennial: Le Latitudini dell’Arte , Palazzo Ducale – Munizioniere, Genoa, Italy
SUR / FACE. Spiegel, Museum Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Modern Sculpture , Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
Under Construction , Schau Fenster, Berlin, Germany

2016
Conversation Piece | Part 3 , Fondazione Memmo, Rome, Italy
Johanna Diehl and Claudia Wieser, Villa Massimo – Accademia Tedesca Roma, Rome, Italy
The moment: Franziska Holstein, Anne Neukamp, ​​Anja Schwörer, Claudia Wieser , Neue Galerie Gladbeck, Gladbeck, Germany
Exhibition by 31 Women, Philipp Pflug Contemporary, Frankfurt, Germany
Poème De L’angle Droit: Balart, Miller, Ribbeck, Wieser , Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
Homebase – About the interior in contemporary art , Kai 10 | Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany
Collision. In the labyrinth of uncanny coincidences , Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Turnaround times , CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Sitting on a branch , by Bartha, Basel, Switzerland
Thinking Tantra , curated by Rebecca Heald, Jhaveri Contemporary, Mumbai, India; Traveled to London, UK, Drawing Room, November 24, 2016 – February 19, 2017; Plymouth, UK, Peninsula Arts Gallery, Plymouth University, March 31 – May 27, 2017
Modern and Contemporary Master Drawings , Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York, NY

2015
Homebase – The interior in contemporary art , Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
Passing Leap, Hauser & Wirth, New York, NY
From Gro β s whole – the collection home N , Gerisch Foundation, Neumünster, Germany
Be Abstract , Kunstverein Schwäbisch – Hall, Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany
Avantgarde Mecanique – Homage to Franciska Clausen , Kunsthalle PLU41, Berlin, Germany\Drawing Biennial , Drawing Room, London, UK
Perpetuum Mobile , Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
Disegni Scelti Dall Àrchivio , Goethe Center, Bologna, Italy

2014
Fresh , CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Geometriks , Galería Impakto, Lima, Peru
The garden of the paths that branch , Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany
Where is here? Painting and the present , Kunstverein Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Germany
In (The Mix) and on the go (Univers) for those in the know (Wanda), Scriptings , Berlin, Germany

2013
PATHFINDER – And to End , curated by Arlène Berceloit Courtin, Moins Un, Paris, France
Brigadoon , Espace d’Art Contemporian La Tôlerie, Clermont-Ferrand, France
Pneuma , curated by Björn Dhalem, Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo, Japan
Drawing Biennial , Drawing Room, London, UK
Empire Strategies , Kunsthaus Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany
Above the Rim of the Glass: Jesse Jones, Lucy Skaer, and Claudia Wieser , Signal Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
Prix ​​Canson Nominees , Petit Palais, Paris, France
Goldrausch, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany

2012
Algebraic Topology , Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid, Spain
Goldrausch , Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany; Traveled to Esslingen, Germany, Villa Merkel
Point. Systems. From pointillism to pixels, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
Ash and Gold – A World Tour , MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
Burning Colors , Hopstreet, Brussels, Belgium
Choses vue a droite et a gouche , Ballhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany
The Poster Show , Carlier Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
Next Generation – Young artists from the Deka – Banki Collection , DekaBank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Ash and Gold – A World Tour , Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau, Germany

2011
Eyes Wide Shut : Contemporary Drawings from Germany , curated by Birgit Sonna, Vogt Gallery, New York, NY
There are two sides to every coin, and two sides to your face , curated by Carlos Cardenas, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France
FAUST , Lismore Castle Arts, Waterford, Ireland
Project 8: Based around Babusch , Babusch, Berlin, Germany
Helene Appel, Nadja Frank, Anna Gudjonsdottir, Claudia Wieser , Conradi Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
Dorothea , Ancient & Modern, London, UK
Today Berlin , Rathausgalerie München, Munich, Germany
The Secret Life of Abstract Forms , curated by Barbara J. Scheuermann, Hopstreet Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
HotSpot Berlin , Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany
The Cosmos of Rudolf Steiner , Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, in cooperation with Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Stuttgart, Germany
Dwelling , Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
Group Show , Sihlberg Castle, Zurich, Switzerland

2010
Abstract: The Forgotten Bar Project, gallery in the government district, Berlin, Germany
Where am I? , curated by Barbara J. Scheuermann, Experimenter Contemporary Art, Kolkata, India
The Artist and The Photograph , Klingental Showroom , Basel, Switzerland
Intensif , K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
Memories of the Future , curated by Laurent Grasso , Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY
Festival des Beaux Arts , Sabine Knust Gallery, Munich, Germany
Seismograph: The Forgotten Bar Project , Galerie im Government District, Berlin, Germany,
In focus , Institut Francais, Berlin, Germany
Concetto Spaziale , with Hansjörg Dobliar and Bernd Ribbeck, Galleria SALES, Rome, Italy
Light Breaks Where No Sun Shines , The Webster, organized by Bortolami Gallery, Miami, FL
Capc, ou la vie sausue par l’art (Capture Life in Art) , curated by Aurélie Voltz, Capc Mueé d ‘Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France

2009
Jewelry , Samsa, Berlin, Germany
Access All Areas: A Drawing Exhibition , organized by Arturo Herrera and Tanja Wagner, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Geoplay (Part II), Pilar, Parra & Romero, Madrid, Spain
Me and you , Kustverein Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
Minimal – maximal, Grimm Gallery, Munich, Germany
Podrostok , Sox, Berlin, Germany,
Botanical Madness (Botanical Madness) , Katz Contemporary, Zurich, Switzerland

2008
Want , Arratia Beer, Berlin, Germany
rep’e.t’tion , Sorcha Dallas, Glasgow, Scotland
Masterpieces of Humanity , Dance School Projects, Munich, Germany
Claudia Wieser & Andrew Falkowski & Elad Lassry , Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
The Krautcho Club / In and Out of Place , Zabludowitcz Collection, London, UK
between the lines- , Elisabeth Kaufmann, Zurich, Switzerland
The balls! The circles! The wheels! (The Spheres! The Circles! The Wheeles!) , AlteFabrik / Kunsthaus, Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland
Eternal Flame , curated by Burkhard Meltzer, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland,
In our hearts a longing burns , curated by Katharina Fichtner, Susanne Vielmetter Berlin Projects, Berlin, Germany
Past – Forward , curated by Vincent Honoré, Projectspace176, London, UK
In the Shadows , Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Collage , forever and a day office, Berlin, Germany
I / You grit my / your teeth , Carlos Cardenas Gallery, Paris, France
Rabbit, Cancer and Nightingale , Mezzanin Gallery, Vienna, Austria
Out Riding Feet , curated by Matt Saunders, Harris Lieberman Gallery, New York, NY

2007
La Boum III , Wroclaw + Warszawa, Warszawa, Poland
Side B , Eva Winkeler Gallery, Frankfurt, Germany
Perspective 07 , Lenbachhaus München, Munich, Germany
All hands on deck! , Ben Kaufmann Gallery, Munich, Germany
Our affects fly out of the realm of human reality , Galerie Sandra Bürgel, Berlin, Germany
Design by Accident , Croy Nielsen, Berlin, Germany

2006
TEAM , Arndt & Partner Gallery, Berlin, Germany
I’m Yours Now , Sikkema Jenkins, New York, NY
Finding Neverland , Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
Nous tous sommes la pluie , Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris, France
La Boum II , curated by Ben Kaufmann, Sies & Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany
Signs and wonders , Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg, Germany
Take Only Pictures , Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York, NY

2005
Square Dance , Galerie Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt, Germany
Liquid Crystal , Lorraine Dreizehn, Munich, Germany
Ticker 10 , Galerie Carlier / Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
Invasive weather, Kunsthof Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Villa in Phoenix. Inside. Dusk. , Center, Berlin, Germany
Favoriten , Kunstbau Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
Promotional Award Exhibition of the City of Munich , Lorraine Dreizehn, Munich, Germany

2004
IMPLOSION , room 500, Munich, Germany
Berendes, Ribbeck, Wieser , BRAVO, Düsseldorf, Germany
In May , Chausseestraße, Berlin, Germany
Height difference 27 cm, Hauptbahnhof , Munich, Germany

2003
Small work , room 500, Munich, Germany
Transformers visits Christian Gries , curated by Doris Mampe and Kim Nekarda, Christoph Blum, Munich, Germany
The State of the Upper Floor: Panorama , curated by Michael Beutler, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
ALWAYS DEEP – In the Age of Postirony , with Lena Bröcker and Franka, Kaßner, Munich, Germany

2002
Long Night of Museums, Club Responsibility, Munich, Germany
Les mesures / la pose: Florian Balze + Bernd Ribbeck + Claudia Wieser , Paris Project Room, Paris, France
Musterraum , Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Munich – Zurich , Gallery of the Photography department, Zurich, Switzerland

2001
Painting and Photography , with Stefanie Ullmann & Meike Waldmann, Akademiegalerie München, Munich, Germany

1999
Group 42 , Akademiegalerie, Munich, Germany

 

Selected bibliography

2021
Westall, Mark. “von Bartha to Open New Space in Copenhagen,” FAD Magazine. November 26, 2021

2019
Parsons, Elly. “Meet the Berlin-based artist melding Bauhaus and ancient Rome,” Wallpaper * (February 2, 2019) [online]
Westall, Mark. “Berlin-based artist Clauda Wieser’s installation unveiled at London Mithraeum Bloomberg SPACE,” FAD Magazine (February 1, 2019) [online]
Yalcinkaya, Gunseli. “Claudia Wieser’s Shift installation for Bloomberg Space references Roman antiquity,” Dezeen (February 12, 2019) [online]
“Claudia Wieser at Jessica Silverman Gallery,” ARTnews (January 17, 2019) [online]

2018
Garner, Alex. “Critics’ Picks: Claudia Wieser,” Artforum (March 23, 2018) [online]
Foiret, Cyril. “Claudia Wieser’s Gorgeous Solo Exhibition at Marianne Boesky Gallery,” Trendland (March 22, 2018) [online]
Kotz, Genevieve. “NYC Gallery Scene – Highlights Through March 4, 2018,” Hamptons Arts Hub (February 27, 2018) [online]
Salemy, Mohammad. “Independent Growth: Art Dubai 2018,” Ocula (March 31, 2018) [online]
Vistrup Madsen, Kristian. “Claudia Wieser: ‘I know there is a danger of beauty in my work, or a danger that it becomes purely decorative,’” Studio International (March 9, 2018) [online]
“Restrained, Robust & Refined: Claudia Wieser at Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York,” Blouin Artinfo (March 7, 2018) [online]
“Weekend Cheat Sheet: Feb. 26 – March 4, 2018” Surface (February 28, 2018) 

2017
“’What Remains’ at Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid,” Blouin Artinfo (December 13, 2017) [online]

2016
Pillai, Pooja. “Cosmic Art,” The Indian Express (March 4, 2016) [online]

2014
Nedo, Kito. “Claudia Wieser – A post-Bauhaus approach to transforming public and private spaces,” Frieze (April 2014)

2013
Johnson, Paddy. “Silver: Claudia Wieser at Marianne Boesky Gallery,” Art F City (September 25, 2013) [online]
Lundblad, Mattias. “Gallery Tour in Chelsea, New York,” Omkonst (September 2013)
Nichols, Matthew. “Claudia Wieser – Marianne Boesky,” Art in America (December 2013)
“24 Questions for“ The Mirror ”Artist Claudia Wieser,” Blouin Artinfo (October 18, 2013)
“Claudia Wieser,” ArtNews (October 2013) [online]

2012
“Building on the Bauhaus Legend,” Modern Edition (2012) [online]
“German Art Now,” Modern Edition (2012) [online]

2011
Heinrich, Will. “Art vs. Real Estate at Marianne Boesky, ” The New York Observer (March 15, 2011) [online]
Johnson, Paddy. “What’s Hot and What’s Not at the Armory,” Art Fag City (March 3, 2011) [online]
Singh, Abhilasha. ”Abstract Life,” ArtSlant Brussels (May 21, 2011) [online]
Villanueva, Katrina. “Armory Show 2011,” Contaminate NYC (March 7, 2011) [online]
“Stuttgart Art Museum Presents The Cosmos of Rudolf Steiner,” Museum Publicity (February 19, 2011) [online]
“Pick: Eyes Wide Shut: Contemporary Drawings from Germany,” ArtCat (September 2011) [online]

2010
Asfour, Nana. “Claudia Wieser, ‘Poems of the Right Angle’: The Artist Remixes Modernism,” Time Out New York (November 1, 2010) [online]
Ray, Pami. “Finding One’s Feet,” ArtSlant (December 13, 2010) [online]
Rekade, Christiane. “Claudia Wieser – Portraits,” Like You: The Art Network (December 2010) [online]
“Claudia Wieser: Poems of the Right Angle,” ArtCat (2010) [online]
“Claudia Wieser: Poems of the Right Angle,” Germany in NYC (October 2010) [online]
“The Drawing Center,” Smithsonian Magazine (September 2010)
“Memories of the Future at Sean Kelly,” DaWire (August 5, 2010)

2009
Wieser, Claudia. “IMG MGMT: Carpet of Life,” Art Fag City (August 11, 2009) [online]
“AR: Claudia Wieser at Sies + Höke,” Contemporary Art Daily (August 24, 2009) [online]
“Armory Fair Highlights,” Art Fag City (March 6, 2009) [online]
“Botanical Madness / Katz Contemporary, Zurich,” Vernissage TV (February 9, 2009) [online]
“’Geoplay (Part II)’ at Pilar Parra & Romero,” Contemporary Art Daily (June 18, 2009) [online]
“IMG MGMG Launches Monday !,” Art Fag City (July 24, 2009) [online]
“Maximum Limits,” ArtSlant Worldwide (March 21, 2009) [online]
“Opening: Claudia Wieser,” Berlin Unlike (October 2009) [online]

2008
Burner, Susanne. “Nostalgia fans bring recent past forward,” Ham & High (July 10, 2008) [online]
“Behind the Times: Past-Forward,” Art Review (May 2008) [online]
“Past-Forward,” Flavorpill London (May 2008) [online]
“Past-Forward Curated by Vincent Honoré for the Zabludowicz Collection at 176,” Art Daily (May 15, 2008) [online]
“Past-Forward until August 3, 176: Reloaded Questions,” The Big Issue (May 26, 2008) [online]
“Rear View,” NY Arts Magazine (September – October 2008) [online]
“Reviews: Past-Forward,” Time Out London (May 27, 2008) [online]
“Solo Show: Claudia Wieser,” ArtFacts (May 2008) [online]

2007
Kuni, Verena. “Claudia Wieser in the galleries of Eva Winkeler and Elisabeth Kaufmann,” Art Bulletin , No. 3 (March 2007): 53

2006
“Claudia Wieser” Memphis (December 2006): 10

2005
Hafner, Hans-Jürgen. “Favorites” Kunstforum , No. 175 (April 2005): 328

 

Selected publications

2013
Wieser, Claudia. Furniture . Berlin: Motto, 2013.

2012
Orth, Klaus H. Goldrausch . Nuremberg: Kunsthalle Nürnberg, 2012.
Player, Reinhard. From pointilism to pixels . Ludwigshafen am Rhein: Wilhelm Hack Museum, 2012.
Ash and Gold , Herford: MARTa Herford, 2012.

2010
Kleinberg, Joanna. Claudia Wieser: Poems of the Right Angle . New York: Drawing Center, 2010.
Kries, Mateo, and Alexander von Vegesack. Rudolf Steiner – The Alchemy Of Everyday Life , Because Am Rhein: Vitra Design Museum, 2010.
The Photograph and the Artist . Basel: Klingental exhibition space, 2010.

2009
Ribbeck, Bernd, and Claudia Wieser. I and you . Berlin: Argobooks, 2009.

2008
In the Shadows . Wolfsburg: Wolfsburg Art Association, 2008.
Past – Forward . London: Zabludowicz Collection, 2008.

2007
La Boum III . Warsaw: Wroclaw + Warszawa, 2007.

2006
Keiper, Elke, and Hansjörg Dobliar. Signs and miracles. Waldkraiburg: Municipal Gallery, 2006.

2005
Favoriten – New Art in Munich . Munich: Lenbachhaus Munich, 2005.
Invasive weather . Zurich: Kunsthof Zurich, 2005.

2001
Munich, Munich Academic Gallery,
painting and photography , (with Stefanie Ullmann & Meike Waldmann), 2001.

 

Residencies, Fellowships & Awards

2017
CCA Andratx, Majorca, Spain

2016
Casa Baldi, Romano Olevano, Italy

2014
CCA Andratx Residency, Majorca, Spain

2013
Foundation Art Fund, Bonn, Germany

2008
Klara Karolines Fond, Copenhagen, Denmark

2004
Project grant from the City of Munich, Munich, Germany
Project grant from the Erwin and Gisela von Steiner Foundation

 

Public collections

Deutsche Bundesbank art collection, Frankfurt, Germany
Helaba Art Collection
Jill and Peter Kraus Collection, New York, NY
Art collection of the German Air Traffic Control GmbH, Langen, Germany
Schürmann Collection, Germany
Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK