Bernhard Martin  (German, 1966) 

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Bernhard Martin Biography
1966   Born in Hanover, Germany
1983 - 1989   Academy of Fine Arts, Kassel, Germany
1990 - 1991   DAAD Scholarship, Barcelona
1993   Scholarship Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
1998   Scholarship Hessische Kulturstiftung
2003   Scholarship Villa Arson, Nice, France
2006   Visiting Professor at the Ecole Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Geneva
2008   Art Award of the City of Wolfsburg
  Lives and works in Berlin
Selected Exhibitions
2010 - 2011   Let's Dance, MAC/VAL Musée d'art contemporain du Val-de-Marne, Vitry-sur-Seine, France
2010   The end of the world as we know it, La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, France
2010   Celebration, Macedonian Museum for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
2010   The Berlin Box Kunsthalle Andratx/CCA, Mallorca, Spain
2009   Dogmafreier Raum, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2009   Thema verfehlt, Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen, Germany (solo)
2008 - 2009   Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, Germany
2008   Daydreams & Dark Sides, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
2008   Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, Germany
2008   Tonight forget about your Houses and Cars, Union, London, UK
2008   Thema verfehlt, Kunstpreis der Stadt Wolfsburg Kunstpreisträger - Junge Stadt sieht Junge Kunst
2008   Prognosefehler, Team Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2008   Galería Joan Prats, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
2008   Gott und ich wir wissen’s schon, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
2008   Galerie Parisa Kind, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (solo)
2007   Neverend in Everland, Union Gallery, London (solo)
2007   Nonvillages et Ouivillages, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)
2007   Exposures, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
2007   Hamsterwheel, Le Printemps de Septembre à Toulouse, Toulouse, France / Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Spain
2007   Foodscape, Solares Foundation, Parma, Italy
2007   Cosmic Dreams, Centro Cultural Andratx - CCA, Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
2007   Delicious, Sylvie Fleury, Bernhard Martin, Tom Sachs, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
2006   Verpasste Gelegenheiten, Arario Museum, South Korea (solo)
2006   Spiel, Internationale Stiftung Mozarteum, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
2006   Brennholz+Ravioli, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
2006   Full House, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
2006   partenaire/particulier, Espace Paul Ricard, Paris, France
2006   Big City Lab, cur. Friederike Nymphius, Art Forum Berlin, Berlin , Germany
2006   Blind Date, Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Museum Moderne Kunst, Passau, Germany
2005   Lichtkunst, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2005   Passion beyond reason / Wallstreet One, curated by Gerold Miller and Gerwald Rockenschaub, Berlin, Germany
2005   Von Bild // zum Bild, museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
2005   Max Ernst und die klassische Moderne, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany
2005   Security Check-Painting after Romanticism, curated by Florian Illies, Arndt+Partner, Zurich, Switzerland
2005   Villa Arson, Nice, France (solo)
2005   Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)
2004   Bahnhofsviertel, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
2004   The future has a silver lining, Migrosmuseum, Zurich, Switzerland
2004   TV Today, Montevideo, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2004   Direkte Malerei, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany
2003   Gartencenter, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2003   My way home, Thaddaeus Ropac Gallery, Paris, France (solo)
2003   Drawings, Unlimited Contemporary Art Athens, Greece (solo)
2003   New works, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (solo)
2003   selected paintings, Max Wigram MW projects, London, UK
2003   Lee 3 Tau Ceti Central Armory Show, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2003   cartoon, Riva Gallery, New York, USA
2003   small works, Max Wigram projects, London
2003   deutschemalereizweitausenddrei, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2003   How high can you fly, Kunsthaus Glarus
2003   Final Cuts, Union, London
2002   Ich zeige Ihnen gerne meinen Nassbereich, MAMCO Genève, Genf (solo)
2002   Né un 3 septembre, FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France
2002   Die Kunst des Festes, Brixen/ South Tyrol, Italy
2002   Dark Spring, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany
2001   I love Dijon, nouvelles scène, le consortium, Dijon, France
2001   Tirana Biennale I, Tirana, Albania
2001   over, Unlimited, Athens, Greece
2001   Neue Welt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
2001   softcore, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim, Germany (solo)
2001   PS.1, MOMA, New York, USA (solo)
2001   Futterstadl, Galerie Voges + Deisen, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (solo)
2000   Puderdöschen, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2000   Ein|räumen, Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
2000   Back to Kassel, Kunstverein Kassel, Kassel, Germany
2000   Voilà - le monde dans la tete, Musée D´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
2000   Camping-Camping, Volksbad, Nuremberg, Germany
1999   Zeichnungen, Galerie Almut Gerber, Cologne, Germany
1999   Das Lachen des Ovid, Galerie Voges + Deisen, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1999   Sympathicus, Städtisches Museum am Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
1999   Surprise I, Kunstraum B2, Leipzig, Germany
1999   D`anys collaterals, Galerie Alejandro Sales, Barcelona, Spain (solo)
1999   Members Only, Junge Kunst e.V., Wolfsburg, Germany (solo)
1999   D'Anys col.laterals, Galerie Alejandro Sales, Barcelona, Spain
1999   Members Only, Junge Kunst Wolfsburg, Germany
1998   untitled job getting image 1, Galerie Almut Gerber Cologne, Germany
1998   untitled job getting image 2, Serge Ziegler Galerie Zurich, Germany
1998   Untitled Job getting Image I, Galerie Almut Gerber, Cologne, Germany (solo)
1998   Untitled Job getting Image II, Serge Ziegler Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1997   Health Pack, Galerie Voges + Deisen Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1996   Al Dente, ID Galerie Düsseldorf, Germany
1995   Ein Bad in der Menge, Galerie Siegfried Sander Kassel, Germany
Literature
2009   Bernhard Martin - Thema verfehlt, Dumont Verlag
2006   New German Painting, Ed. Christoph Tannert, Prestel, Munich/New York
2006   Kunst Station Berlin, Ed. Mark Gisbourne (photos Jim Rakete), Knesebeck, Munich
2006   Berlin Art Now, Ed. Mark Gisbourne (photos Jim Rakete), Thames Hudson, London/Abrams New York
2005   vom bild // zum bild. Metamorphosen, Ed. Agnes Husslein-Arco, Anton Pustet, Salzburg
2005   Bernhard Martin – Touch of Charme, Villa Arson, Nice, essays by Laurence Gateau, Heike Munder, Marc Gisbourne, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern
2004   Spur 04, The cheap Champagne issue-X, Material Verlag, Hamburg
2004   Fest Kunst, Folio Verlag, Vienna/Bozen
2004   Not Afraid, Rubell Family Collection, Phaidon, London
2003   deutschemalereizweitausenddrei, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Ed. Nicolaus Schafhausen, Lukas & Sternberg, New York/Berlin
2002   Dark Spring, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, essays by Nicolaus Schafhausen and Vanessa J. Müller, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal