Paulina Olowska  (Polish, 1976) 


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Paulina Olowska Biography
1976   Born in Gdansk, Poland
1995   Academy of Fine Arts, Gdansk, Poland, MFA
1996   School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA
  Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Mother 200, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2012   Dla Was – For You, Muzeum Sztuki w Todzi, Lodz, Poland
2011   Ostalgia, New Museum, New York
2011   Cafe Bar, The Gallery of 20th century Polish Art, Krakau, Poland (solo)
2011   Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany
2011   The Power of Fantasy, Bozar, Centre for Fine Arts, Bussels, Belgium
2011   Bellevue: Contemporary Painting from the Collection, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011   Brudna Woda, Pamstwowa Galeria Sztuki, Sopot, Poland
2011   Indian Summer 2011, Artist Lecture, De Ateliers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2011   Jerzy Kolecki / Plakaty Z Theatru Lalek W Rabce, (exhibition presented by Galeria ZPAF and Paulina Olowska), Galeria ZPAF, Krakow, Poland
2010   Utopie und Monument II, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
2010   Disclosure, Temporary Gallery Cologne, Cologne, Germany
2010   While Bodies Get Mirrored: An Exhibition About Movement, Formalism and Space, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland
2010   Applied Fantastic, Metro Pictures, New York (solo)
2010   Accidental Collages, Tramway, Glasgow, UK (solo)
2010   Magnificent Seven, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco (solo)
2010   Early Years, Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
2010   Modernologies - Contemporary Artists Researching Modernity and Modernism, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
2010   Neugierig? Kunst des 21, Jahrhunderts aus privaten Sammlungen - Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
2009   Head-Wig, Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
2009   Modernologies, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona, Spain
2009   Moby Dick, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US
2009   Paulina Olowska, Stephen G. Rhodes and Catherine Sullivan, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York, US
2009   QuodlibetII, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln, Germany
2009   Awkward Objects, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland
2009   modern modern, CAM, Chelsea Art Museum, New York
2009   Shadow with a Sneak, Piakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany (solo)
2009   Printed Matter, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
2008   Noël sur le balcon/ Hold the Color, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
2008   Ceramics and other things, Daad Galerie, Berlin, Germany
2008   T2 Torino Triennale, Turin, Italy
2008   Dark Continents, Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, US
2008   Faces and Figures (Revisited), Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York, US
2008   U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
2008   Points of Reference, The National Museum in Warsaw - The Gallery of 20th-century Polish Art, Warsaw, Poland
2008   ...In The Cherished Company of Others...(1648-2036), De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2008   Daad Galerie, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2008   Galerie Daniel Bucholz, Köln, Germany (solo)
2007   “Salty Water,” Portikus, Frankfurt
2007   “Noël sur le balcon / Hold the Color,” Sammlung Goetz, Munich (cat.)
2007   “Nowa Scena,” Metro Pictures Gallery, New York
2007   “Conditions of Display,” The Moore Space, Miami
2007   “Expats/Clandestines,” Wiels Contemporary Arts Centre, Brussels
2007   “Le Nuage Magellan,” Centre Pompidou, Paris (cat.)
2006   The Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2006   "Subversive Charm of the Bourgeois," VanAbbe Museum, Eindhoven
2005   Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Installation, Sammlung Provinzial Versicherung “Istanbul Biennale, 9,” curated by Charles Esche and Vasif Kortun, Various sites, Istanbul
2005   “Moscow Biennale,” curated by Joseph Backstein, Daniel Birnbaum, Lara Boubnova, Nicolaus Bourriaud, Rosa Martinez, Hans Ulbrich Obrist. State Historical Museum, Moscow
2004   “Suspicious?” billboard project, New Context Gallery, Chicago
2004   “Asymmetric Display”, solo presentation for Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Art Cologne “Sie musste die Idee eines Hauses als Metapher verwerfen,” Kunstverein Braunschweig, Brunswick “Arriviste,” Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam
2003   “Nova Popularna” (with Lucy McKenzie), curated by Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, Poland
2002   “Romancing with Avant-garde,” National Gallery, Sopot, Poland (catalogue)
2002   “Cu Vi Parolas Esperanton?” Centre of Contemporary Art in Warsaw & 400 locations in public spaces “Married by Powers” (collaboration with Jill Magid), curatorial Project with FRAC-Nord, Centre for Contemporary Art, TENT, Rotterdam, Holland
2002   “The Best Book About Pessimism I Ever Read,” curated by Lucy McKenzie, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Brunswick, Germany (cat.)
2001   “Plastyczna Integracja” (with Lucy McKenzie), Festiwal Malarstwa, Sciennego, Kliniczna, Gdansk Poland
2001   “Heavy Duty” (with Lucy McKenzie), Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Scotland
2000   “Abstraktsioon töötluses,” Sebra Galeriis, Gdansk, Poland “Summer Discount,” Bagette Gallery, Gdansk, Poland “For Spring...,” Entropia Gallery, Poland