Öyvind Fahlström  (Swedish, 1928-1976) 


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Öyvind Fahlström, Eddie (Sylvie's Brother) in the Desert


Öyvind Fahlström
Eddie (Sylvie's Brother) in the Desert

Adam Baumgold Gallery
Öyvind Fahlström, Rulle (Suggestions for "The Cold War")


Öyvind Fahlström
Rulle (Suggestions for "The Cold War")

Aurel Scheibler
Öyvind Fahlström, Study for World Model (Garden)


Öyvind Fahlström
Study for World Model (Garden)

Aurel Scheibler
Öyvind Fahlström, Simplicity


Öyvind Fahlström

Aurel Scheibler
Öyvind Fahlström, Notes 6 (Nixon dreams)


Öyvind Fahlström
Notes 6 (Nixon dreams)

Aurel Scheibler
Öyvind Fahlström, Dr. Livingstone Collage


Öyvind Fahlström
Dr. Livingstone Collage

Aurel Scheibler
Öyvind Fahlström, $ 108 Bill


Öyvind Fahlström
$ 108 Bill

Aurel Scheibler
Öyvind Fahlström, Column no. 1 (Wonder Bread)


Öyvind Fahlström
Column no. 1 (Wonder Bread)

Aurel Scheibler
Öyvind Fahlström, Sketch for a World map Part 1 (Americas, Pacific)


Öyvind Fahlström
Sketch for a World map Part 1 (Americas, Pacific)

Aurel Scheibler
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Öyvind Fahlström, Column no 2 (Picasso 90)


Öyvind Fahlström
Column no 2 (Picasso 90), 1973
color silkscreen on cardboard


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Öyvind Fahlström, ADE-LEDIC-NANDER I


Öyvind Fahlström
oil, lacquer and tempera on masonite


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Öyvind Fahlström, Utan titel


Öyvind Fahlström
Utan titel
paint and ink on canvas


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1928   Born December 28 in Sao Paulo, Brazil as son of Norwegian parents
1939   Parents sent him to Sweden on holiday, and because of the war, he did not see them again until 1947
1948   His parents return to Stockholm, by which time he is an adult. After graduating at the top of his class in June, he is forced to choose between Brazilian and Swedish compulsory military service. He elects to become a Swedish citizen and relinquishes his Brazilian passport
1949 - 1952   Classical studies and art history at the University of Stockholm. Travels to Paris and Italy meeting other poets and painters
1952   Produces Opera, a room-sized drawing using felt-pen. Marries Birgitta Tamm
1953   Writes Hätila ragulpr på fåtskliaben: manifest för konkret poesi (Hipy Papy Bthuthdth Thuthda Bthuthdy: Manifesto for Concrete Poetry), which is published in 1954
1955   Joins the Phases movement. Opera shown at Galerie Creuze, Paris. Solo exhibition at Galerie Aesthetica, Stockholm
1955 - 1957   Produces Ade-Ledic-Nander I and II, which are part of a planned series of "character-form" paintings. Writes twenty-seven page scenario for the second painting. Separates from Birgitta Tamm
1958   Contract with Galerie Daniel Cordier, Paris. Participates in the Pittsburgh International Exhibition of Contemporary Painting and Sculpture at the Carnegie Institute of Art. Scholarship for study in Italy. Divorces Birgitta Tamm
1959   Honorable mention for Ade-Ledic-Nander II at the 5th Bienal de Sáo Paulo
1960   Scholarship for study in France. English French
1961   Grant from the Swedish-American Foundation to live in New York. Moves into the 128 Front Street studio formerly occupied by Robert Rauschenberg. Jasper Johns lives in the same building. Henceforth he lives and works in New York, spending summers in Sweden, France and Italy. Begins the Sitting… series
1962   First variable painting, Sitting… Six months later. Solo exhibition at Galerie Daniel Cordier. Participates in New Realists exhibition at Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1964   Venice Biennale. Solo exhibition at Cordier & Ekstrom Inc., New York
1965   Writes the plays Hammarskjöld om Gud [Hammarskjold on God], which is staged at Pistolteatern, Stockholm in 1966, directed by Sören Brunes, and Bröderna Strindberg [The Strindberg Brothers]. Represented by Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1967   Writes the play Oswald kommer tillbaka [Oswald Comes Back]. Solo exhibition at Sidney Janis Gallery, New York. Produces his first work in which the oil on photo paper on vinyl elements float on water (Parkland Memorial)
1976   Died November 9 in Stockholm, Sweden
2011 - 2013   Der geteilte Himmel. 1945- 1968. Die Sammlung, Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin (group) Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin (group)
2011 - 2012   Museum of Affects, Moderna Galerija Ljubljana (group) (group)
2011 - 2012   Volume! MACBA Barcelona (group)
2011   Öyvind Fahlström, Aurel Scheibler, Berlin (solo)
2011   Poetry Goes Art & Vice Versa, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen (group)
2011   Kompass Zeichnungen aus dem Museum of Modern Art New York, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (group) New York", Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (group)
2010 - 2011   Bild für Bild- Film und zeitgenössische Kunst, Museum Ostwall im Dortmunder U (group)
2010   New Realism: 1957- 1962, Reiina Sofia, Madrid (group)
2010   Uneven Geographiques: Art and Globalization, Nottingham Contemorary (group) Nottingham Contemorary (group
2010   Öyvind Fahlström - The Hard and The Soft, Tensta, Konsthall, Spanga Konsthall, Spanga
2009 - 2010   SPECTACULAR TIMES: The 60s, Moderna, Museet Malmö (group) Museet Malmö (group)
2009 - 2010   Wo ist der Wind, wenn er nicht weht?, Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany (group)
2009 - 2010   MOCA's First THirty YEARS, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (group)
2009 - 2010   100 Years (Version '1, DUESSELDORF), Julia Stochek Collection Düsseldorf, Germany
2009 - 2010   I Love Malmö, KUMU Art Museum, Tallinn (group)
2009   Pop Polit und Pin ups. Pop Art Grafik aus der Sammlung Beck, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen (group) Bissingen (group)
2009   Collecting History, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (group)
2009   Audio, video, disco, Kunsthalle Zürich (group)
2008 - 2009   Made in Munich, Haus der Kunst, München (group)
2008   Revolutions 1968, Zacheta National Gallery, Warschau (group)
2008   Figuration narrative, Grand Palais, Paris (group)
2007 - 2008   MACBA im Frankfurter Kunstverein, Kunstverein, Frankfurt (group)
2007   max. Durchfahrtshöhe, Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Berlin (group)
2006 - 2007   Fantastic Politics, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo (group)
2006 - 2007   Eye on Europe, Museum of Modern Art, New York (group)
2006   MACBA COLLECTION, MACBA Barcelona (group)
2006   Art and Politics, Neue Galerie, Graz (group)
2006   Faites vos jeux!, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany (group) (group)
2005   Spielräume, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany (group) (group)
2005   Just do it!, Lentos Kunstmuseum, Linz (group)
2005   ART and POLITICS, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany (group)
2004 - 2005   How do we want to be governed? (Figure and Ground), Miami Florida
2004 - 2005   Central Station Collection Harald Falckenberg, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
2003   Museum Het Domein, Sittard
2002   Institut d´art contemporain, Lyon-Villeurbanne
2002   Baltic, Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
2001   BAWAG Foundation, Vienna
2000   Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona
2000   Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne
2000   Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art
1997   Documenta X, Kassel
1996   Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
1996   Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne
1995   Centre Culturel Suédois, Paris
1995   Uppsala Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Schweden
1991   Galerie Aurel Scheibler,
1983   Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1982   The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
1980   Musée national d´art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris
1980   Museum Boymans-van Beuningen, Rotterdam
1979   Moderna Museet, Stockholm
1975   Solo exhibition at Galerie Alexandre Iolas, Paris.
1974   Solo exhibitions at Galerie Buchholz, Munich, and Galleria Multhipla, Milan.
1974   Galerie Buchholz Muideen
1974   Galeria Multhipla, Milano
1973   Solo exhibition at Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1971   Solo exhibition at Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1969   Solo exhibitions at Sidney Janis Gallery, New York and Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne
1969   Galerie Rudolf Zwine, Cologne
1967   Documenta IV, Kassel
1967   Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1966   Biennale di Venezia, Venedig
1965   Guggenheim Museum, New York
1964/66   32 Biennale/33 Biennale, Venice
1962   New Realists, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1962   Sidney Janis Gallery, New York
1960   Intern. Exhib. of Contemp. Painting & Sculpture, Carnegie Inst. Pittsburgh
1959   Solo exhibition at Galerie Daniel Cordier and at Galerie Blanche, Stockholm
1956   Exposition Phases, Paris
1953   Solo exhibition at Galleria Numero, Florence (shows Opera)
1952   Galleria Numero, Firenze