Miroslaw Balka  (Polish, 1958) 

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Miroslaw Balka Biography
1958   Born in Warsaw, Poland
1985   Degree, Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw
  Lives in Warsaw
Selected 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,