Timeline

1958
Born in Warsaw, Poland
1985
Degree, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw
Lives in Warsaw

Exhibitions

2011–2012
More light (Meer licht), Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, The Netherlands
2011–2012
Tür an Tür. Polen – Deutschland. 1000 Jahre Kunst und Geschichte, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
2011–2012
Fragment, Akademie der Künste Berlin
2011
Fragment, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland (solo)
2011
Between Honey and Ashes, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland (solo)
2011
Marges, FRAC Centre, Paris, France (solo)
2011
Dreams of Power Power of Dreams, Zamek Culture Center, Posznan, Poland
2010–2011
Ctrl, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2010
The Unilever Series: Miros³aw Ba³ka, Tate Modern, London, UK (solo)
2010
Miroslaw Balka: Topography, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK (solo)
2009
Miroslaw Balka: Topography, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford (solo)
2009
Miroslaw Balka: Und Akupunktur, Gladstone Gallery, New York (solo)
2009
Miroslaw Balka: Gravity, University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (solo)
2009
The Unilever Series: Miroslaw Balka, How It Is, Tate Modern, London (solo)
2009
Gladstone Gallery, New York
2009
Gravity, University of Massachusetts – Amherst Fine Arts Center, Massachusetts
2009
Turbine Hall at Tate Modern, London
2008
Contemporary Graphics, Galerie & Edition Bode, Nuremberg
2008
Still / Motion - Liquid Crystal Painting, NMAO, Osaka
2008
Minimum – maximum, BWA Lublin, Poland
2007
Miroslaw Balka, Museum of Contemporary Art, Rijeka (solo)
2007
Schmerzstillend, Raffaella Cortese, Milan (solo)
2007
Miros³aw Ba³ka, Rafa³ Jakubowicz, Marzena Nowak, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv
2007
Come, come, come into my world, Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal
2006
Force of Light, K21, Düsseldorf (solo)
2004
Eclipse: Towards the Edge of the Visible, White Cube, London
2004
Sublime Embrace: Exploring consciousness in contemporary art, Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario
2004
Zones of Contact, 2006 Biennale of Sydney, Sydney
2004
Still Points of the Turning World, SITE Santa Fe’s 6th International Biennale, New Mexico
2003
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco (solo)
2003
Winterreise, Starmach Gallery, Krakow (solo)
2003
Element die Exaktheit, Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milano (solo)
2003
Rituale, Akadamie der Künste, Berlin
2003
Geljik het leven is, S.M.A.K. – Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent
2003
Phantom der Lust. Visionen des Masochismus in der Kunst, Neue Galerie Graz, Graz
2003
The Anxious Creation, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea Palazzo Forti, Verona
2003
Absolut Generations, La Biennale, Palazzo Zenobio, Venice
2003
A Body / A Cialo, ex. with John Coplans, Center of Contemporary Art, Gdansk
2003
Galeria Labyrint 2 at the University Gallery, University Gallery, Hertfordshire
2003
Dog in Polish Art, Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok
2002
Nachtruhe, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin (solo)
2002
Dundee Contemporary Art, Dundee (solo)
2002
Dig, Dug, Dug, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (solo)
2001
Around 21°15’00”E 52°06’17”N + GO-GO (1985-2001), The Zacheta Gallery of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, SMAK, Gent (solo)
2001
Eclipse, Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo (solo)
2001
Sweep, swept, swept, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (solo)
2001
Pureza, Galería Juana de Azipuru, Seville (solo)
2001
Conversation ?, from the collection of Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Athens school of Fine Art, Athens, Greece
2001
The Thought Unknown, White Cube, London
2001
Negotiators of Art, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow
2001
Oblicza smierci, BWA, Katowice
2001
Lugares de la Memoria, EACC, Castellon
2001
Milano Europa 2000, PAC e La Triennale de Milano, Milan
2001
Postawy, BWA, Lublin
2001
Absolut Secret, Espace Tajan, Paris
2001
Biurokracja / Bureaucracy, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw
2000
Centrum Stuki Wspolczesnej Zamek Ujazdowski, Warsaw
2000
In Between, The Art Institute of Chicago & Cultural Center, Chicago
2000
Negocjatorzy Sztuki, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow
2000
Polish Culture Institute, Budapest (solo)
2000
Quit, White Cube, London (solo)
2000
Between Meals, The National Museum of Art, Osaka (solo)

Literature

2008
Art Editions 6, Edition Schellmann, New York, 2008
2008
Still Motion: Liquid Crystal Painting, The Asahi Shimbun: Osaka, 2008
2006
Madill, Shirley, Sublime Embrace: Experiencing Consciousness in Contemporary Art, Art Gallery of Hamilton: Ontario, 2006
2006
Loock, Ulrich(ed.) The 80s A Topology, Foundation Serralves, Portugal, 2006
2006
Still Points Of The Turning World, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe, New Mexico
2006
No. 1: First Works by 362 Artists, Ed. By Francesca Richer & Matthew Rosenzweig, DAP, New York
2006
Miroslaw Balka -Lichtzwang, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen: Dusseldorf
2004
dig dug dug. The Douglas Hyde Gallery: Dublin
2004
An International Legacy: Selections from Carnegie Museum of Art. American
2003
Eclipse: Toward the Edge of Visable. White Cube: London,