serge spitzer

biography

Serge Spitzer
1951
Born in Bucharest, Romania.

Installations / One-Person Exhibitions (selection)
2010
Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2009
CIAP Centre International d'Art et du Paysage, Ile de Vassiviere, France
Mayor Synagogue, Haskoy, Istanbul, Turkey (cat)
Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

2008
The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT (cat)
Magazzino d'Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

2006
Nyehaus / Foundation 2021, New York (cat)
Museum Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland

2003
Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland (cat)
Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany

2002
American Fine Arts Co. / Colin de Land Gallery, New York

2000
Zoobrücke, Cologne, Germany (cat)

1998
Arkipelag / Ferdinand Boberg's Powerstation, Stockholm, Sweden (cat)

1995
Westfaelische Kunstverein, Munster, Germany (cat)
Lawrence Markey Gallery, New York

1994
IVAM Centro Julio Gonzalez and Centro del Carme, Valencia, Spain (cat)
Henry Moore Institute, Leeds U.K.(cat)
Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, German

1993
Kunstverein fur Rheinlande und Westfalen/ Kunsthalle, Dusseldorf (cat)
Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany

1992
Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Holland (cat)
Feigen Gallery, Chicago, Illinois (br)

1990
Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Damon Brandt Gallery, New York (cat)

1987
MAGASIN Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France (cat)
Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Damon Brandt Gallery, New York
Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas

1986
Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Damon Brandt Gallery, New York

1985
Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria (cat)
Hiram Butler Gallery, Houston, Texas

1984
Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland (br)

1983
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
DAAD galerie, Berlin, Germany (cat)
Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas (br)
Damon Brandt Gallery, New York

1979
Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany (cat)
Galerie Loa, Amsterdam, Nederlands (cat)

Group Exhibitions (selection)
2011
"MMK 1991-2011 / 20 years of Presence", Museum fur Moderne Kunst (MMK),
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
"Image to be projected until it vanishes" MUSEION
Museum fur Moderne und Zeitgenossische Kunst, Bolzano, Italy

2010
"The beauty of distance: Songs of Survival in a Precarious Age",
The 17th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia (cat)
"25 Years Galerie Tschudi", Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland
"An Image instead of a Title", Halle 12 Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany (cat)
"Spheres 2010" Galerie Continua, Le Moulin, Boissy le Chatel, France
"Kick Off" Kunshallen Nikolaj , Copenhagen, Denmark
"Radical Conceptualism", Museum Für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
"Starter- Works from the Vehbi Koc Foundation of Contemporary Art Collection",
ARTER, Istanbul (cat)
"Quartet-Four Biennials Reflected in Prints", International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC),
Ljubljana, Slovenia

2009
"Pete and Repeat / Works from the Zabludowicz collection", 176 Project , London, UK (cat)
"Wintry" Magazzino, Rome, Italy
"OK-Hohenrausch" OK Centrum, Linz, Austria (cat)

2008
"Minimal is More" Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Nederlands (cat)
"No Leftovers " Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland (cat)
"Notation / Kalkul und Form in den Kuensten" AdK Akademie der Kunste, Berlin (cat)
"Bread and Soccer" Austrian Cultural Center, New York (cat)

2006
"Chinese Aesthetics of Heterogeneity", MOCA Shanghai Biennial,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Shanghai, China (cat)
"Irritation des Gleichgewichts" Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern (cat)
"Desenho sobre fundo verde" Fundación Banco de Brasil, Rio de Janeiro (cat)

2005
"Rundlederwelten", Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany (cat)
"5.Cetinje Biennale", Cetinje Biennale of Visual Arts,
National Museum of Modern Art, Montenegro
"The Treason of Sculpture", Galeria Mario Sequeira, Braga, Portugal

2004
"La Alegria de mi Sueños", The first international Biennial of Sevilla, Spain (cat)
"Love it or Leave it", Cetinje Biennale , Cetnije/Dubrovnik/Tirana (cat)

2002
"In the Gorges of the Balkans" Kunsthalle Fredericianum, Kassel, Germany
"Minimal art and Mondriaan" Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Holland
"Geld und Wert / Das letzte Tabu ," Expo02, Arteplage, Biel, Switzerland (cat)

2001
Museum of Contemporary Art, Honolulu, Hawaii (cat)
"Lost and Found" Apexart, New York
"Looking at You / Schau Mir In Die Augen, Kleines!"
Kunsthalle Fredericianum, Kassel, Germany (cat)
"The Fifth element- Money or Art / Das fünfte Element - Geld oder Kunst" ,
Kunsthalle Dusseldorf (cat)
"Umedalen Skulptur 2000" Umea, Sweden
"Drawing is another kind of language" Block Museum, Evanson, Illinois (cat)
"Drawings by Sculptors" Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, U.K.

1999
"d'Apertutto" La Biennale di Venezia, 48th International Art Exhibition, Venice, Italy (cat)
Fonds Régional d'Art Contemporain de Picardie / Musée de Picardie, Amiens, France (cat)
"Verkehr"Die Steirische Landesausstellung '99, Knittelfeld, Austria (cat)

1998
"Leaving tracks : artranspennine „98" Yorkshire Sculpture Park, West Bretton, U.K. (cat)
Kunstmuseum Wintherthur, Switzerland (cat)

1997
"L'Autre" Biennale de Lyon, Musee d'Art Contemporaine, Lyon, France (cat)
"Unmapping the Earth/ Speed" 2-nd Kwangju Biennale, South Korea (cat)
"Epicenter Ljubljana" Museum of Modern Art Ljubljana, Slovenia (cat)
"Drawing is another kind of language" Fogg Art Museum,
Harvard University, Cambridge, MA (cat)
"One-Line Drawing" Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY

1995
"Painting outside Painting" The 44th Biennial Exhibition of Contemporary American Art,
The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. (cat)
"ORIENT/ATION" The 4th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul,Turkey (cat) "Materialien zu Kunst" Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany

1993
"Drawings by Sculptors" Brooklyn Museum, New York
"Post Conceptualism / after 1965", Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Ill.

1992
"Platzverfuhrung", Region Stuttgart / Vaihingen/Enz, Germany (cat)
"A marked Difference", Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands (cat)
"Skulptur-Konzept" Galerie Ludwig, Krefeld, Germany (cat)

1991
"Schwerelos", Charlottenburg Schloss, Berlin, Germany (cat)

1990
"About Round/Round About", Anders Tornberg Gallery, Lund, Sweden
"Fragments, Parts, Wholes: The Body and Culture", White Columns, New York, NY

1989
"EINLEUCHTEN", Deichtorhalle Hamburg, Germany (cat)
"Long, Nauman, Spitzer" Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1988
"Balkon mit Fächer", Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany and
DuMont Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany (cat)
"Meltem", MAGASIN Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France (cat)

1987
DOCUMENTA 8, Kassel, Germany (cat)
"Meltem", Chateau d'Oiron, Deux- Sevres (Val de Loire), France (cat)

1986
"Von Beuys bis Stella" Staatliche Museen Preussischer Kulturbesitz,
Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin, Germany(cat)
"Mythos Berlin" Neue Gesellschaft fuer Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany (cat)

1985
"Von Courbet bis Beuys-1975/1985, New Acquisitions", Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany (cat)
"Alles und noch viel mehr", Kunsthalle & Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland (cat)

1983
Twenty Century Drawings", Fort Worth Art Museum, Fort Worth,Texas

Selected Public Collections
Brooklyn Museum, New York
Fogg Art Museum, Cambridge, MA
Museum Folkwang, Essen
Haags Gemeentemuseum, The Hague
Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
Kupfersichtkabinett, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin
IVAM Instituto Valenciano d'Arte Moderno, Valencia
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main
Musee d'Art Contemporaine, Lyon
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin
Neue Galerie, Kassel
Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg
Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT