Olav Westphalen  (German, 1963) 


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Olav Westphalen, Speed Boats


Olav Westphalen
Speed Boats

Wetterling Gallery
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Olav Westphalen, Victorville


Olav Westphalen
Victorville, 2002
watercolor on paper


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Olav Westphalen, Victorville


Olav Westphalen
Victorville, 2002
watercolor on paper


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Olav Westphalen, Cartier


Olav Westphalen
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1963   Born in Hamburg, Germany
1990 - 1991   Fulbright Grant
1994   Philip Morris Grant, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
1995   Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, California, USA
1995   Project Grant, European Community Media Board
1999   Arbeitsstipendium Bildende Kunst, Kultursenat Berlin, Germany
2000   In The Public Realm, Public art Fund, New York, USA
2001   Artist in Residence, IASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden
2003   Artist Residency, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York, USA
2004   Headlands Center For The Arts, Sausalito, CA
2006   Residence, Office of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
2007   Preis für Komische Kunst, Sondermann Stiftung/Buchmesse Frankfurt, Germany
2007   Residence, CSW, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
2008   Wanderpokal, Labor1, Berlin, Germany
2009   KU-Medel, KKH, Stockholm, Artistic Research Grant
2010   Konstnärsnämnden Stockholm, Project Grant
  FH Hamburg (fod Stephan von Huene) and University of California, San Diego (for Allan
  Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden
2012   A junkie in the forest: doing things the hard way, Galerie Georges-Phillipe and Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France (solo)
2012   Even Steven, Index, The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2012   Representation and the Body, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2012   Centrefold Scrapbook, Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
2012   Postcolonial Dilettantes: A Retrospective of Progress, Residence of the US Ambassador, Stockholm, curated by Theo Ringborg and Ronald Jones
2012   Här har man altid med sig, Stockholm Arts and Music, curated by Maria Lind
2012   Bodies and Representation, Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2011   Freunde, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Potsdam, Germany
2011   Volcano Dreams, Moderna Danstheatern, Stockholm, Sweden
2011   Banner at the Polytechnic University, public project curated by The Drachma Project, Athens, Greece (solo)
2011   My Last D-Mark, Performance at Monodrome, Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece (solo)
2010   Olav Westphalen/FERCO, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2010   Cooperative De La Fertilite, Galerie Georges-Philippe&Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France (solo)
2010   Prow: The Prequel, Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York, NY (w/ Peter Rostsovsky) (solo)
2010   Anti-Prow, Art In General, New York, NY (w/ Peter Rostsovsky) (solo)
2010   Party Crashers, Arlington Arts Center, VA, USA
2010   Fax, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
2010   The Invisible Generation, Les Kurbas Center and National Museum, Kiev, Ukraine
2010   Eternal Tour, Ramallah, Jerusalem, Al Quuds University, Abu Dies
2010   Moderna Utställning 2010, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2010   Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2009   Gestern oder im 2. Stock, Stadtmuseum München, Germany
2009   One Day Comic, Eastside Projects Birmingham, England
2009   Do they love their children too?, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2009   Cut-Ups, Centrum for Fotografi, Stockholm, Sweden
2009   Cave, Performance/Sculpture/Workshop, Royal Academy, Stockholm, Sweden
2009   Fax, The Drawing Center, New York, NY, USA
2009   Dog Ascending A Stepladder, public sculpture, Stockholms Konstrad, Sweden (solo)
2009   Desert Dreams, Moderna Museet/Studion, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2008   Waiting for the Barbarians, Maccarone, Inc. New York, NY, USA (solo)
2008   Permanent Collection, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
2008   The object is the mirror, Curated by Max Henry, Wilkinson Gallery, London, England
2007   Same, same, but different, Jet Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
2007   The Big White, Milliken, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2007   The Disciplines, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Potsdam, Germany (solo)
2007   Desert Dreams and The World Politics Costume Cuddle Party, Pact Zollverein, Essen, Germany (solo)
2006   Le Grand Blanc, Galerie Georges-Philippe and Nathalie Vallois, Paris (solo)
2006   Smoke Stacks, permanent commission, Lipstick Building NY, Speyer Family Collection (solo)
2006   Global Players, Kulturforum Ludwig, Aachen, Germany
2006   Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
2006   Neo-Sincerity, Apex Art, New York, NY, USA
2005   Milliken, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2005   Avenger of Widdows and Orphans, Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2005   Monument for America, Wattis Gallery, CCAC, San Francisco, USA
2005   Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art, The Contemporary Museum, Honolulu and Independent Curators International
2005   Global Players, Bankart Gallery, Yokohama. Japan
2005   Schwarz, Brot, Gold, Kunstverein Oldenburg, Germany
2005   Olav Westphalen, Drawings, Hilger Contemporary, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2004   Kotzrohr and Popular Ceramics I, Wilkinson Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2004   Popular Ceramics, Performance, Swiss Institute, New York, USA (solo)
2004   Popular Ceramics II, Gelerie Georges-Philpiie and Natalie Vallois, Paris, France (solo)
2004   Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, NY, USA
2004   The Mythological Machine, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Center, GB
2004   Harlem Postcards, The Studio Museum Harlem, NY, USA
2004   Maccarone Inc., New York, NY, USA (solo)
2004   Milliken Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2003   Houldsworth, London, UK(solo)
2003   The First Long Island City Blimp Derby, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York, USA (solo)
2002   Maccarone Inc, New York, USA (solo)
2002   Du Und Deine Welt, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
2002   Galleri Thomas Wallner, Malmö, Sweden (solo)
2002   Swiss Institute of Contemporary Art, New York, USA
2002   Demo, Zinc Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
2001   Gälve Konstcentrum, Sweden (solo)
2001   Bergens Kunstforening, Norway (solo)
2001   E.S.U.S, Riksutställningar with Gälve Konstcentrum (tour of Sweden) (solo)
2001   After Effect, Centre d’Art Neuchatel, Switzerland
2001   London-Berlin, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Television, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria
2000   Greater New York, PS1, New York, USA
2000   fido, Hunter College Gallery, NeEnd Papers, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, New York York, USA
2000   Carnival in the Eye of the Storm, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, Oregon, USA
2000   Vague But True, Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000   E.S.U.S., Project of the Public Art Fund at the Whitney Museum at Philip Morris; Tompkins Square Park; Corona Park, NY, USA (solo)
2000   Olav Westphalen, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
1999   Arrested Ambition, Apex Art, New York, USA
1999   100 Drawings, PS1, New York, USA
  Georges-Philippe Vallois, Paris, France
  Werner Nekes, Muehlheim, Germany,
  Deutsche Bank Collection, Frankfurt, Germany
  Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
  Moma, New York, USA
  Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  Dallas Museum, Dallas, TX; USA
  Statens Konstrad, Stockholm Konst (public comission, Stockholm), Sweden
  Hortz Collection, NY, USA
  Jerry Speyer, NY, USA
  Marc and Livia Strauss, NY, USA
  Pontus Bonniers, Stockholm, Sweden
  Marty Eisenberg, NY, USA
2012    Gregory H. Williams, Permission to Laugh, University of Chicago Press
2012    Centrefold Scrapbook 8, edited by Reza Aramesh, London
2012    Olav Westphalen and Valeria Graziano, “Performing Recalcitrance,” in Performing Recalcitrance, KKH, Stockholm
2012    Olav Westphalen. “Give my paintings to Moma, please!,” Paletten Nr. 4, Gothenburg, Sweden
2007 - 2012    Monthly, editorial cartoon, artnet.de, Berlin
2011    Per Huettner (editor), The Invisible Generation, Vison Forum, Paris
2011    Daniella Asmar, “Lorsque Kant et Arendt prennent un vol easyjet,” in “Standing on the beach with a gun in my hand,” Black Jack Editions, Paris-Brussels
2010    Moderna Utställning Catalog, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
2009    Christian Rattemeyer, “The Judith Rothchild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Catalogue Raisonne,” MoMA, NY
2009    “Fax,” The Drawing Center and Independent Curators International
2009    Gregory H. Williams and Gerrit Gohlke, “Olav Westphalen. 24 Artworks Scaled According to Market Value.” Brooklyn, NY; Shelf Publishing
2008    Dan Graham and Olav Westphalen, “The Artist as a Lumpen Conceptualist” in “Olav Westphalen, Ü-Drawings,” Office for Contemporary Art, Norway
2008    Serge Onnen (editor) “Drawings On Writing," J&L Books, Atlanta, GA
2008    Henrik Schrat and Olav Westphalen,”Disaster Casual” in “One Day Comic” Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK
2007    Joerg Heiser, ”Slapstick Und Das Gerfrorene Grinsen: Maurizio Cattelan, Andreas Slominski, Olav Westphale" in “Ploetzlich Diese Uebersicht,” Berlin, Claassen Verlag
2006    Olav Westphalen, "A Short And Indecorous Statement On The Predicament Of Experimental Art” in “Borderline,” Pact Zollverein, Essen
2006    “Neo-Sincerity: The Difference Between the Comic and the Cosmic is a Single Letter,” apexart, New York
2005    Emma Dexter (editor) and Martin Herbert, “Vitamin D, New Perspectives in Drawing,” Phaidon Press Limited, New York
2005    Very early pictures. Glenside, PA: Arcadia University Art Gallery
2005    Harald Uhr, “Global Players, Deutsche und japanische Kunst der Gegenwart” Goethe-Institut, Tokyo
2004    Francesco Manacorda, “The Mythological Machine,” University of Warwick
2004    Mead Art Gallery, UK
2004    Jeffrey Kastner, Anne Wehr and Tom Eccles, “Plop: Recent Projects of the Public Art Fund” New York Public Art Fund, NY
2002    Wilson, Michael, Tell Tale Signs, frieze, no 70
Anton, Saul, Openings: Olav Westphalen, Artfroum, Sep, p192-3
2001    Anton, Saul, Olav Westphalen, frieze, no 56
2000    Allerholm, Milou, Om det extremt icke platsrelaterade, Material, no 10
Danicke, Sandra, Annäherung an Unfassbares, Frankfurter Rundschau, 14 Jul
1999    Carter, Holland, Sampling, New York Times, 11 Jul
van der Haak, Bregtje, Pitch, Metropolis M, Aug
Doran, Ann, Berlin, Grand Street, Aug
1998    Östlind, Niclas, Olav Westphalen, INDEX, Mar/Apr
Fricke, Harald, Kamikaze im Marstall, Neue bildende Kunst, Apr