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Adolf Wölfli 1864-1930, CH

Rank (2014): 2040 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 88

    Ongoing group exhibitions 3

    until 12 Apr 2015
    Auf der Grenze - Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
    until 22 Mar 2015
    Schwein gehabt. Von der Sparbüchse zum Leben auf Kredit - Vögele Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon
    until 18 Jan 2015
    art brut - collection abcd/Bruno Decharme - La Maison Rouge, Paris

    Solo shows 14

    2014
    Kunst, Wahnsinn – Chocolade. Adolf Wölfli - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    2012
    Stvořitel Universa - City Gallery Prague / Galerie Hlavního Města Prahy, Prague
    2011
    Adolf Wölfli : Alibi und der Kontinent Südmeridian - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    Adolf Wölfli Univers - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
    2008
    Adolf Wölfli Universum. Eine Retrospektive - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    2004
    Adolf Wölfli - Das Schaffen der zwei letzten Jahre - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    Wölfli-Saal - Sammlungspräsentation - Bern - New York retour - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    2001
    Kopfwelten - Adolf Wölfli - Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg
    1999
    Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930). Zeichnungen - Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau
    1998
    Adolf Wölfli - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
    1980
    Adolf Wölfli - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    1979
    Adolf Wölfli - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
    1977
    Adolf Wölfli. Retrospektive - Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
    Adolf Wölfli 1864–1930. Världsbilder - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

    Group shows 74

    2014
    Recent Acquisitions (And Some Thoughts On The Current Art Market) - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
    Purple States - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Le Mur, La collection Antoine de Galbert - La Maison Rouge, Paris
    2013
    Middle Gate Geel '13 - Cultuurcentrum de Werft, Geel
    Raw Vision - Halle Saint Pierre, Paris
    And Some Thoughts on the Current Art Market - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
    From Radiance and Dissolution - Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin
    Outsiders, naive and autodidacts - Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
    Now Here is also Nowhere: Part II - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    Story Lines - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
    2012
    Cartografías contemporáneas - CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona
    Cartografías contemporáneas. Dibujando el pensamiento - CaixaForum Madrid, Madrid
    rentrée hors les normes 2012 - Galerie Christian Berst, Paris
    Arte Bruta. Terra Incognita - Fundação Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva, Lisbon
    Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
    2011
    All Folked Up! - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Night Scented Stock - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
    Night Scented Stock, Curated By Todd Levin - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
    Sous le vent de l\'Art Brut - Collection Charlotte Zander - Halle Saint Pierre, Paris
    2010
    Intuition - Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
    The world inside out - Art brut from the abcd collection in Paris - Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent
    2009
    In Through the Out Door - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Approaching Abstraction - American Folk Art Museum, New York City, NY
    MESSIAHS - MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen
    DEUX PIÈCES - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
    2008
    Symmetrie - Vom Spiel mit der Regel - Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
    the line is a lonely hunter - New Jerseyy, Basel
    LOSS OF CONTROL - Grenzgänge zur Kunst - von Félicien Rops bis heute - MARTa Herford, Herford
    Lost Paradise – Der Blick des Engels - Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
    Records played backwards - The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
    Der Himmel ist blau. Werke aus der Sammlung Morgenthaler, Waldau - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    2007
    Des Fantômes et des Anges - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
    Des Fantômes et des Anges - MAC's Grand Hornu - Musée des Arts Contemporains, Hornu
    Six Feet Under: Autopsy of Our Relations - Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden
    Drawings from 1914 to 207. From Ensor to Pellegrini. - Hachmeister Galerie, Münster
    Swiss Made 2: Präzision und Wahnsinn. Schweizer Kunst von Hodler bis Hirschhorn - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
    Works on Paper - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
    Swiss Made 1- Präzision und Wahnsinn - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
    Cosmologies, - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    2006
    5 Year Anniversary Exhibition - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Inner Worlds Outside - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
    Parallel Visions II - Outsider and Insider Art Today - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
    Á LA CARTE - EUROPÄISCHE ART BRUT - Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna
    Mundos Interiores al Descubierto - CaixaForum Madrid, Madrid
    2005
    Nachsaison / Afterseason - Hachmeister Galerie, Münster
    Looking at Words - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
    Dubuffet et l´art brut - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
    Wos up man? Selections from the Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein Collection of Self-Taught Art - Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA
    Singular Visions: Images of Art Brut from the Anthony J. Petullo Collection - Intuit - The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, IL
    50 Jahre - Years documenta 1955 – 2005 - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
    Realms of Creation: Wölfli & Darger, Side by Side - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    Summer Exhibition - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
    In Another World - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
    Im Rausch der Kunst - Jean Dubuffet und Art Brut - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
    2004
    Bunt ist meine Lieblingsfarbe - Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn
    2003
    Innocence & Transgression - The Proposition, New York City, NY
    Autodidacts from Abroad - Luise Ross Gallery, New York City, NY
    2002
    Kopfreisen. Jules Verne, Adolf Wölfli und andere Grenzgänger - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    Eight from Europe - Intuit - The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, IL
    2001
    Tenth Anniversary Exhibition - 100 Drawings and Photographs - Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
    Psychiatrie-Museum trifft Kunstmuseum - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    2000
    Solitärer. Särlingskonst från Samling Eternod-Mermod, Lausanne - Malmö konstmuseum, Malmö
    1999
    Albert Anker / Adolf Wölfli - Parallele Welten - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    1998
    Figure dell'anima - Palazzo Ducale, Genoa
    1997
    Magie der Zahl - Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
    1993
    The \"outsider\" Question - Non-academic Art From 1900 To The Present - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
    Visiones paralelas. Artistas modernos y arte marginal - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1992
    Visionäre Schweiz - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
    Suiza visionaria - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    1991
    Visionäre Schweiz - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
    1986
    Jean Dubuffet & Art Brut. - Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice
    1983
    Der Hang zum Gesamtkunstwerk. Adolf Wölfli, Antonin Artaud, Pierre Klossowski, Hermann Nitsch - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
    1978
    Another World:\' Works on Paper by Wolfli, Aloise, Muller - Centre for Contemporary Arts (CCA), Glasgow, Scotland
    1972
    documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel

    Dealer Directory 2

    Germany
    Fischer Kunsthandel & Edition, Berlin
    USA
    Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY

    Collections 9

    France
    LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
    Germany
    Museum Charlotte Zander - Schloss Bönnigheim, Bönnigheim
    ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    Israel
    The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
    Switzerland
    Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
    Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
    Collection de l'Art Brut, Lausanne
    USA
    Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
    The Anthony Petullo Collection of Self-Taught and Outsider Art, Milwaukee, WI

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