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Karl Holmqvist  1964, SE

(Karl Holmquist)
Rank (2014): 574 

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Germany 36
United Kingdom 17
USA 14
France 12

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Artist Rank
Fia Backström  2209 12
Jeremy Deller  217 12
Claire Fontaine  111 11
Sean Snyder  901 11
Liam Gillick  97 10

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  CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Switzerland 6
  Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Germany 4

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1964 Born in Vasteras (SE)

Lives and works in Berlin (DE)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 152  Please report missing Information

until 8.3.2015
Description and image  Rameau’s Nephews. Sofie Berntsen and Karl Holmqvist - The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo Send message

until 11.1.2015
   O Narrador Relutante - Práticas Narrativas na Arte Contemporânea - Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon Send message

until 20.12.
   Ei Arakawa & Karl Holmqvist - Hollybush Gardens, London Send message


to top Solo shows   19

   Karl Holmqvist: Give Posters a Try - Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
   Karl Holmqvist Square One - Dépendance, Brussels
   Moment – Karl Holmqvist - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   EQ UI LI BR IU M - MD 72, Berlin
   Karl Holmqvist - Equilibrium - Galerie NEU, Berlin

   Karl Holmqvist - Galleria Civica d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea - GAM, Turin
   Karl Holmqvist - Alex Zachary Peter Currie, New York City, NY
   Karl Holmqvist - Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen
   The Hours Of This Watch Is Numbered - House of Gaga, Mexico City

Description and image  Part I - maybe a kiss in the garden - Circus, Berlin

   Karl Holmqvist - I´LL MAKE THE WORLD EXPLODE - - Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin (closed, 2012)
   Entrevista con el Vampiro - House of Gaga, Mexico City
Description  Karl Holmqvist – I´m with You in Rockland - Argos, Brussels

   Karl Holmqvist - down and out - Dépendance, Brussels
   Karl Holmqvist - Nýlistasafnið - The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik

   Karl Homqvist - Hollybush Gardens, London

   Nausea - - Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin (closed, 2012)
   GÅVÄNTASTANNA - Marabouparken, Sundbyberg

   CD-rom - Part II - Bildmuseet, Umeå


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   A Boca do Inferno / The Mouth of Hell - Sismógrafo, Porto
   Neue Wege Nichts Zu Tun - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   unendlicher spass - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
   20 Years Galerie Neu - Galerie NEU, Berlin
   Upstairs Downstairs - Galerie NEU, Berlin
   dépendance at Carlos/Ishikawa - The Hawker - Carlos/Ishikawa, London
   Looking Back: The Eighth White Columns Annual - White Columns, New York City, NY
   Poetry will be made by all. - LUMAS Editionsgalerie - Zürich, Zurich

   The November Issue - Mathew, Berlin
   Blind Country - Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, CA
   Marking Language - The Drawing Room, London
Description  Gerry Bibby - Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
   Footnotes - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius

   Moment - Ynglingagatan 1 - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Again, A Time Machine - Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo
   Posters - CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Geneva
   Acts Of Voicing - Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
   Arcane of Patterns. Inceptive of Rhythm, an Order and Summon. - Mindpirates Projektraum, Berlin
   Publish or Parish - cneai =, Chatou
   Intoleranz / Normalität - Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
   The Log-O-Rithmic - GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
   Der Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße in Bremen - Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
   Again, A Time Machine - Edinburgh Printmakers, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Things, Words and Consequences - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
   If There Would Be A Face, This Would Be A Cat - Dépendance, Brussels
   Intérieur jour - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
   Sinking Islands - Labor, Mexico City
   Celluloid Brushes - Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
   Shaman / Showman - Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
   Ecstatic Alphabets/Heaps of Language - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Knell Dobre Glas - Galeria Quadrado Azul - Porto, Porto
   Monkey Business - Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, Paris
   Knell Dobre Glas - Galeria Quadrado Azul - Lisboa, Lisbon

   Hotavantgardehothot - - OSLO 10, Münchenstein / Basel (closed, 2013)
   Sociétés secrètes - Savoir, oser, vouloir, garder le silence - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   Modify, as needed - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
   Geheimgesellschaften - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
Description and image  Biennale di Venezia - 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Dealing with - Some books, visuals, and works related to American Fine Arts, Co. - Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
   Dealing with - Some books, visuals, and works related to American Fine Arts, Co. - Kunstraum der Leuphana Universität Lüneburg, Lüneburg
   Chairs - - Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin (closed, 2012)
   The Bell Show - Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin
   An Exchange with Sol LeWitt - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA

   End Note - Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin
   BigMinis - Fetishes of Crisis - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
Description  Untitled (Ohne Titel) - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
   Manifesta 8 - Manifesta - European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Murcia
Description  The Moderna Exhibition 2010 - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Description  SWEDISH CONCEPTUAL ART - Kalmar konstmuseum, Kalmar
   Electra Presents: 27 Senses - Chisenhale Gallery, London
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinKarl Holmqvist / Joachim Koester - HYMN TO PAN - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message
   ... avant il n’y avait rien, après on va pouvoir faire mieux. - Circuit, Lausanne
   Foreigners Everywhere - T293, Naples

   Foreigners Everywhere - Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
   The Malady of Writing. A project on text and speculative imagination - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
   Labyrint 09 Writings and observations - Botkyrka Konsthall, Tumba
   Editions vs objets - CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Geneva
   Scorpio's Garden - - Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin (closed, 2010)
   the Avantgarde: Depression - Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
   Collaboration - Autocenter, Berlin
Description and image  MOMENTUM 2009 – 5th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art: Favoured Nations - Momentum Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art , Moss
   Character Generator - Eleven Rivington, New York City, NY
Description and image  Poor. Old. Tired. Horse. - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   Warm Summer Days, Indoors - Sandy Brown, Berlin
   Karl Holmqvist - Christopher Knowles - Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna
Description and image  modern modern - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY
   Over The Bridge We Go - Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
   for Fans and Scholars alike - - Westlondonprojects, London (closed)
   Celebration - Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
   FLOORS / WALLS - - Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin (closed, 2012)
   The Rehersal - Hollybush Gardens, London
   live art /levende scene - Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo

   Sphinxx - Stuart Shave / Modern Art, London
   Une Exposition Chorégraphiée - La Ferme du buisson - centre d'art et de curiosités culturelles, Noisiel
   Galeria Sentimental - Tensta Konsthall, Spanga
   Manifesto Marathon - Serpentine Gallery, London
   The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place - Zabludowicz Collection London, London
   Make Out! - studio44, Stockholm
Description and image  Manifesta 7 - Comitato Manifesta 7, Bolzano
   Sights from a Steeple - IBID Projects, London
   Experiment Marathon Reykjavik - Listasafn Reykjavikur - Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik
   freunde und bekannte - Sparwasser H Q - Forum for contemporary art, Berlin

   Eine choreographierte Ausstellung - Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen
   Performa - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY
   If I can't dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
Description and image  Performa 07 - The Second Biennial of New Visual Art Performance - Performa, New York City, NY
   Playback - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
   Le Truc - Project Arts Centre, Dublin
   Deaf 2 - "From the Audible to the Visible" - Galerie Frank Elbaz, Paris
   Put the light out, erase a line - studio44, Stockholm
   OTRA DE VAQUEROS - CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Geneva
   Interaktion I. Speakers’ Corner - Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig
   Vårutstillingen 2007 - Fotogalleriet, Oslo
   The California Files - Re-Viewing Side Effects of Cultural Memory - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   RAW - Among the ruins - Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
   Otra de vaqueros - Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City
   Modelle für Morgen - European Kunsthalle, Cologne
   design by accident, Dover Publications, Inc., NY, 1968 - Croy Nielsen, Berlin

   Labyrinth - Botkyrka Konsthall, Tumba
Description  If I Can't Dance I Don´t Want to Be Part Of Your Revolution - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam
   Old News - cneai =, Chatou
   Loris Gréaud with Karl Holmqvist - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY
   The Title As The Curator’s Art Piece - Blow de la Barra, London
   La maman et la putain - Air de Paris, Paris
   Lovely Shanghai Music - Himalayas Art Museum (the former Zendai Museum of Modern Art) , Shanghai
   Report (Not Announcement) - Basis voor Actuele Kunst - BAK, Utrecht
   Accrochage des editions 1995-2005 - CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Geneva

   24h Incidental - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY
   PERFORMA 05 - Performa, New York City, NY
   BMW - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   The IX Baltic Triennial of International Art - BMW - The Baltic Triennial of International Art, Vilnius

   Yellow Pages et autre projects du Team 404 - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
Description and image  utopia station: auf dem weg nach porto alegre - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Candyland Zoo - Herbert Read Gallery - University College for the Creative Arts at Canterbury, Canterbury, Kent

   Look Into the Future - and Understand Why - Iaspis Galleriet, Stockholm
   XVIIIe Ateliers Internationaux du Frac des Pays de la Loire - FRAC - Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
   Yellow Pages - Turmgalerie 333, Helmstedt
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Playschool - - Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen (closed, 2011)
   Same-Different. On Identity, Integrity, and Sexual Politics - - Galeria Noua, Bucharest (closed, 2006)

   Haunted by Detial - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam

   Affiches - Livres - CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Geneva
Description and image  "SOFT BOYS FOR HARD TIMES" - Sparwasser H Q - Forum for contemporary art, Berlin
   1st Tirana Biennale 2001 - Tirana Biennial, Tirana
   Social Hackers - CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Geneva

   4. Werkleitz Biennale - real[work] - Werkleitz Biennale, Halle, Saale
   British Art Show 5 - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
   British Art Show 5 - Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

   Clean and Sane - Galleri F15, Moss

   Tobias Gerber & Karl Holmqvist - - Schipper & Krome, Cologne (closed, 2000)


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 Dépendance, Brussels


 Galerie NEU, Berlin

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 Hollybush Gardens, London


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