PALOMA VARGA WEISZ WORKSCVExhibitions



Born in Mannheim, Germany, 1966
Lives and works in Dusseldorf, Germany



Education

1987-90             Wooden carver at Garmisch–Partenkirchen, Bavaria, Germany
1990-98             Staatliche Kunstakademie Düsseldorf under Tony Cragg and Gerhard Merz



Solo Shows (Selection)

2017                      
Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon
Skulpturenhalle, Thomas Schütte Foundation, Neuss/Holzheim, Germany

2016                       
Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo
Kabinettstück (curated by Moritz Wesseler), Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen, Germany

2015                       
Root of a Dream (curated by Marianna Vecellio), Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
Glory Hole, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Germany
bois dormant, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

2014                  
Sadie Coles HQ, London

2013                       
Krummer Hund
, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
Krummer Hund, Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
Unfired (curated by Moritz Wesseler), CAPRI, Dusseldorf, Germany

2012                       
Maison de Plaisance
(with Rosemarie Trockel)(curated by Stefanie Kreuzer), Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Sadie Coles HQ, London

2011                       
Spirits of My Flesh
(curated by Hannah Firth), Chapter, Cardiff, England

2009                       
Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

2008                       
Gladstone Gallery, New York
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin
Bumped Body (curated Gerald Matt and Angela Stief),Kunsthalle Wien project space, Karlsplatz, Vienna

2007                       
Sadie Cole HQ, London

2006                       
(curated by John Hutchinson), Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

2005                       
Chor
, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Sadie Coles HQ, London

2004                       
(curated by Guide de Werd), Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany

2003                       
Stubaifrau, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany

2002                       
Big Trip
, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
Waldfrau, Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy
(curated by Martin Janda), Kunstraum Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Tirol, Austria

2001                       
Bremerhavenstipendium, Kunstverein, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany
(curated by Jürgen Wesseler), Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany

2000                       
Paloma Cabaret
(in cooperation with Alexander Jasch), Adelin Morlon Art Direction, Dusseldorf, Germany
Demut, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany

1999                       
Collection Ackermans, Xanten, Germany

1998                       
Wilde Leute
, Galerie Bochynek, Dusseldorf, Germany

 

Group Shows (Selection)

2018                                      
ISelf Collection Bumped Bodies, Whitechapel Gallery, London

2017                                      
ISelf Collection: The End of Love, Whitechapel Gallery, London
NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, National Museum of Women in the Art, Washington, USA
Dreamers Awake (curated by Susanna Greeves), White Cube, London
EDITION 12-21, me Collectors Room Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin
Luther and the Avantgarde, Old Prison, Wittenberg, Germany
Lucas Cranach the Elder, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany
Physical Mind Restless Hand, Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin

2016                                     
Revolt of the Sage, Blain Southern, London
Behind the curtain. Concealment and Revelation since the Renaissance, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany
Cloud and Crystal – Jackson Pollock meets Bruce Nauman, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
The Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Arts, London
With a touch of pink, with a bit of violet, with a hint of green – Dorothee Fischer in memoriam, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
The Distance of a Day – New in Contemporary Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Sulta Croce – Giubileo 2016, Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Lugano, Switzerland
QUEENSIZE – Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands
Ceramix - Ceramic art from Gauguin to Schütte, La Maisen Rouge Paris, Paris; Cité de la céramique, Sèvres, France
-1 moulage collection of the Berlin Medical Historical Museum at the Charité, tiefkeller, Bonn, Germany

2015                       
NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection
, Rubell Family Collection / Contemporary Arts Foundation, Miami, USA
Mother of the Year. Between Empowerment and Crisis: Images of Motherhood from 1900 to Today, Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
Ceramix - Ceramic art from Gauguin to Schütte, Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, Maastricht, Netherlands
The Problem of God, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany
The Marked Self: Between Annihilation and Masquerade, BRUSEUM, Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, Austria
Plaster: casts & copies, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, England
THENnow: Paloma Varga Weisz and Giorgio Morandi, miart Mailand, Milan, Italy
Du sollst Dir (k)ein Bild machen, Tauf – und Traukirche des Berliner Doms, Berlin

2014                       
QUEENSIZE – Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection
, me Collectors Room Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin
Basic Research – Notes on the Collection, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
The Human Factor, Hayward Gallery, London
1984?, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurique, Switzerland

2013                       
Die Bildhauer. Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, 1945 bis heute, Kunstsammlung NRW, Dusseldorf, Germany
Adventures of truth - Painting and philosophy, Fondation Maeght, Saint-Paul, France

2012                                      
Exquisite Corpses: Drawing and Disfiguration
, Museum of Modern Art, New York
Kabinettstücke, Weserburg, Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Prima Materia, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

2011                                      
Memories of the Future: The Olbricht Collection, La Maison Rouge, Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris
Neupräsentation und Leihgaben, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten, Marl, Germany
Folkstone Triennial, Folkstone, England

2010                       
Neues Rheinland, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
Intensif-Station, Kunstsammlung NRW, Dusseldorf, Germany
Contemporary Eye: Crossovers, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, England
Roll-On/Roll-Off, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany
Lebenslust und Totentanz, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria
Larger than life - stranger than fiction, 11. Triennale Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany
Aber Schwarz ist doch gar keine Farbe!, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
Silent Revolution - Sammlungspräsentation, Kunstsammlung NRW, Dusseldorf, Germany

2009                       
cargo
, Autocenter, Berlin / Bayrische Staatsoper München, Munich, Germany

2008                       
Vom Gehen in viele Richtungen,
KIT Kunst im Tunnel, Dusseldorf, Germany
Der Symbolismus und die Kunst der Gegenwart, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany
The Krautcho Club / In and Out of Place, 176 Gallery, London
Forgotten Bar Project, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin
„Go for it! Olbricht Collection (a sequel)“, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany

2007                       
Effigies,
Stuart Shave Modern Art, London
Makers and Modelers, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Die Kunst zu sammeln, museum kunst palast, Dusseldorf, Germany
Revue - Zehn Jahre Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
re-dis-play, Kunstverein Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

2006                       
Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennale,KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Unikate 0/6 - 12 Statements aus Rheinland-Pfalz, Kunstverein Germersheim, Germersheim, Germany
Kunst-Körperlich, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany
Recent Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
The Wonderful Fund, Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, England
Zoo Story, Fischer Landau Center for the Arts, Long Island City, New York

2005                       
The Addiction, Gagosian Gallery, Berlin
Always a Little Further, La 51. Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte della Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Blickachsen, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
Sammlung 2005, Neupräsentation Kunstsammlung im K21, Dusseldorf, Germany
The Wonderful Fund Collection, Musée de Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco

2004                       
raumfürraum, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen und Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
actionbutton, Russian Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia
Reflections,Artuatuca Kunsterfgoed Festival, Tongeren, Belgium
9. Triennale der Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany
My Father's Eyes, Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf, Germany
Sammlung Plum, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
Woodwork, Anthony Grant, New York
All Creatures Great and Small, Comme ci Comme ca II, Salon d'Art, Cologne, Germany
Kunst- und Foerderpreis Rheinland-Pfalz 2004 für Bildhauerei, Schloss Waldthausen, Germany
European Triennial of Small-Scale Sculpture, Murska Sobota, Slovenia

2003                       
Falling Angels, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Poeme-Image, Schloss Wendlinghausen, Dörentrup, Germany
actionbutton, Ankäufe der Bundesrepublik, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
Not Afraid, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA

2002                       
Paloma Varga Weisz, Cecilia Edefalk and Michael Bach,
Landesvertretung Bremen, Berlin
The Galleries Show, Essor Gallery, Royal Academy, London
Cabinet with Outfit, Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf, Germany
on paper, Grimm / Rosenfeld, Munich, Germany

2001                       
Städtische Galerie am Bunten Tor, Bremen, Germany

2000                       
Aroma,
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
Galerie Andreas Grimm, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

1998                       
Moving images without tears
, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany

1996                       
Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Nordrhein-Westfalen, Kulturhuset, Stockholm