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Christian Eckart    (Canadian, 1959)

 Christian Eckart - Andachtsbild #712 (Paintings) h: 95 x w: 66 x d: 4 in / h: 241.3 x w: 167.6 x d: 10.2 cm
Christian Eckart
Andachtsbild #712 1988
 
 Christian Eckart - Circuit Painting Diptych (Paintings) h: 72 x w: 54 in / h: 182.9 x w: 137.2 cm
Christian Eckart
Circuit Painting Diptych 2007
 
 Christian Eckart - Dichroic Hexagonal Perturbation (Sculptures) h: 96 x w: 113 x d: 38 in / h: 243.8 x w: 287 x d: 96.5 cm
Christian Eckart
Dichroic Hexagonal Perturbation 2011
 
 Christian Eckart - Hexagonal Perturbation (Paintings) h: 31 x w: 22 x d: 3.5 in / h: 78.7 x w: 55.9 x d: 8.9 cm
Christian Eckart
Hexagonal Perturbation 2010
 
 Christian Eckart - Hexagonal Perturbation (Paintings) h: 31 x w: 22 x d: 3.5 in / h: 78.7 x w: 55.9 x d: 8.9 cm
Christian Eckart
Hexagonal Perturbation 2011
 
 Christian Eckart - Icon Fragment (Paintings) h: 63 x w: 40 x d: 2 in / h: 160 x w: 101.6 x d: 5.1 cm
Christian Eckart
Icon Fragment 1998
 
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Biography
1959 Born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
1981 - 1984 Alberta College of Art, Calgary, Canada (Sculpture)
1984 - 1986 MFA, Hunter College, CUNY, New York (Painting)
1994 Received American citizenship; Canadian citizenship is retained
1997 Lives and works in Berlin
1984 - 2002 Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY
1998 - 2002 Lives and works in Amsterdam
Lives and works in Houston

Exhibitions
2006 Christian Eckart: Purpose Driven, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas, April-May (solo)
2005 The Shape of Colour: Excursions in Color Field Art, 1950 – 2005, organized by Dr. David Moos, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada, May (catalogue)
2005 Universal Medium, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas, March-April
2005 Beauty Supply, Clint Roenisch Gallery, Toronto, Canada, January-February
2003 American Beauty, organized by Robert McClain, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas, November
2003 Space Vehicles: Allusion Objectified, organized by Christian Eckart, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas, January-February (catalogue)
2003 Einstein’s Toaster – New Work by Christian Eckart, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, June – July (solo)
2002 My Way, Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Canada, September–October (solo)
2002 Exformation, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas, January – February (solo)
2002 Selections from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection, organized by Dahlia Morgan, The Art Museum, Florida International University, Miami, Florida, September-December (catalogue)
2002 in the abstract, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas, July-August
2002 Looking At Painting - 1, organized by Isabel Kunigk, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany, September-October
2002 Album: ACAD @ 75, part II, organized by Ron Moppett, Illingworth Kerr Gallery of Art, Alberta College of Art and Design, September-October (catalogue)
2001 New Models, Art of this Century, New York, November–December (solo)
2001 Rembrandt to Rauschenberg: Building the Collection, organized by Annette Dimeo Carlozzi, Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, Texas, January–March
2001 Pleasure of Sight & States of Being: Radical Abstract Painting since 1990, organized by Roald Nasgaard, Florida State University at Tallahasee, Tallahassee, Florida (catalogue)
2001 2001: An Art Odyssey – Recent Acquisitions to the Contemporary Collection, organized by Kirsten Evendon, Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada, July–September
2001 Geometry and Gesture, organized by Nikolaus Ruzicska, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, July–August
2001 Diskursive Malerei, organized by Lorand Hegyi, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria, September–March 2002
2001 New York, McClain Gallery, Houston, Texas. Benefit for New York City and inauguration of new gallery location
2000 Faith: The Impact of Judeo-Christian Religion on Art at the Millennium, organized by Christian Eckart, Harry Philbrick, and Osvaldo Romberg, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, Jan–May (catalogue)
2000 Sculpture 2000, Robert McClain & Co. Fine Art, Houston, Texas, June
2000 Circuits & Zootropes, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany, February–April (solo)
2000 Christian Eckart, Windows, Brussels, Belgium, March–May (solo)
1999 White Album, Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Canada, September–October (solo)
1999 Christian Eckart, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, November 1999–January 2000 (solo)
1999 New Monochromatic Works – Christian Eckart, Robert McClain & Co. Fine Art, Houston, Texas, January–February (solo)
1999 Abstrakt, Max-Gandolph-Bibliothek, organized by Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, July–August (catalogue)
1999 Abstractions, Galerie Laage-Salomon, Paris, France, September–October
1998 Christian Eckart, Galerie René Blouin—Espace 502, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, organized by and in collaboration with Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Canada, May (solo)
1996 - 1998 Disturbing Abstraction, University of Western Ontario
1997 Various Logic, Janis Gallery New York (solo)
1997 Christian Eckart, Robert McClain and Co. Houston, TX (solo)
1997 Face à Face, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris, France (solo)
1997 Reductive Forms, Robert McClain & Co. Houston, TX
1997 Christian Eckart, Works 1986–1996,” Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany (solo)
1997 Christian Eckart, S.A.T. Exhibition Space, L.I.C., Queens, New York, presented by Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France and Salzburg, Austria, November (solo)
1996 Commencement of Disturbing Abstraction, organized by Mark A. Cheetham of the University of Western Ontario, The Artlab, The University of Western Ontario, London, Canada, November–December 1996; Art Gallery of North York, Toronto, Canada, January–February 1997; The Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary, Canada, May–August 1997; The Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, Canada, August–October 1997; Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Canada, November 1997–February 1998; Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Canada, April–June 1998. (catalogue)
1996 Vltava, Motel Fine Arts, New York, January–February
1996 Curved Monochrome Paintings, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Paris, France
1996 Abstract/Real, Museum Moderner Kunst Vienna, Austria
1995 The Golden and Baroque, Robert McClain and Co. Houston, TX
1995 Trépanier Baer Gallery Calgary, Canada
1995 Endless Line Paintings, Sabine Watchters Fine Arts, Brussels, Belgium, February–April
1995 Christian Eckart, Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Canada, February–April
1995 Curved Monochromes, Endless Lines, and Simple Models, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, November–December
1994 Christian Eckart, Trépanier Baer Gallery, Calgary, Canada
1994 Christian Eckart, Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany, March–April
1994 The Veils, Sabine Watchters Fine Arts, Knokke, Belgium, April–May
1994 Painting, Rhona Hoffman Gallery Chicago, IL
1993 I Am the Enunciator, organized by Christian Leigh, Thread Waxing Space, New York, January–February (catalogue)
1993 Slittamenti/Transactions (I Love You More Than My Own Death) , organized by Christian Leigh, 45th Biennale di Venezia, Granai delle Zitelle, Guidecca, Venice, Italy, Spring. (catalogue).”
1993 Living with Art: The Collection of Ellyn & Saul Dennison, The Morris Museum, Morristown, New Jersey, Oct–Nov (catalogue).
1993 Accrochage International, Galerie Sabine Wachters, Brussels, Belgium.
1992 Rubin Spangle Gallery, New York, January–February
1992 Fifteenth Anniversary Exhibtition, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
1992 Nothing New: The Positive Absence of Originality in Art, organized by Anthony Iannacci, Studio La Città 2, Verona, Italy, May (catalogue).
1992 Quotations: The Second History of Art, organized by Barry Rosenberg, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, Connecticut, May–September; Museum of Contemporary Art at Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio, October–November (catalogue).
1992 Psycho, organized by Christian Leigh, Inaugural Exhibition, KunstHall, New York, April–May (catalogue).
1992 Frame Up, organized by Judith Tolnick, Main Gallery, Fine Arts Center, University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island, October.
1992 Galleria Galliani, Genoa, Italy, December
1991 The Body in Question, organized by Gary Nickard and Melissa Harris, Burden Gallery, The Aperture Foundation, New York, January–February.
1991 Bildlicht: Malerei Zwischen Material und Immaterialität, organized by Wolfgang Drechsler and Peter Weibel, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria, May–July (catalogue).
1991 Hybrid Abstract, organized by Joshua Decter, Usdan Gallery, Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont, April–May (catalogue).
1991 Anni Novanta, organized by Renato Barilli, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna; Musei Comunali, Rimini; ex-colonia “Le Navi,” Cattolica; May–September 1991.
1991 Vertigo ‘The Remake’, organized by Christian Leigh, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, July–August.
1991 After Reinhardt: The Ecstasy of Denial, organized by Max Estenger and Meg O’Rourke, Tomoko Liguori Gallery, New York, September–October (catalogue).
1991 Conceptual Abstraction, Sidney Janis Gallery, New York, November–December (catalogue).
1991 Les Couleurs de l’Argent, Musée de la Poste, Paris, France, November 1991–January 1992 (catalogue).
1991 Das Goldene Zeitalter, organized by Tilman Osterwald, Wurttembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany, November 1991–February 1992 (catalogue).
1990 Spellbound, organized by Christian Leigh, Marc Richards Gallery, Los Angeles, California.
1990 Art Against AIDS, Public Art Project Exhibition, Washington, D.C., May (catalogue).
1990 Un Art de la Distinction?, organized by Caroline Bissière and Jean-Paul Blanchet, Abbaye Saint-Andre, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Meymac, France, July–October (catalogue).
1990 Neoclassico a Trieste: Attualità del Neoclassico, organized by Dr. Ricardo Caldura, Revoltella, Trieste, Italy, Summer (catalogue).
1990 Christian Eckart, Stephen Ellis, Alain Kirili, Imi Knoebel, Koury-Wingate Gallery, New York, September–October.
1990 Vertigo, organized by Christian Leigh, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France (catalogue).
1990 Mise en Abîme, organized by Vittoria Coen and Anthony Iannacci, Studio La Città, Verona, Italy, October (catalogue).
1989 Horn of Plenty, organized by Gosse Oosterhof, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands, January–February (catalogue).
1989 Repetition, organized by Donald McKinney, Hirschl & Adler Modern, New York, February–March (catalogue).
1989 The Silent Baroque, organized by Christian Leigh, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria (catalogue).
1989 Projects & Portfolios, organized by Barry Walker, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, October–December (catalogue).
1988 Redefining the Object, organized by Barry A. Rosenberg, University Art Galleries, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio and Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, Ohio (catalogue).
1988 24 Square, organized by Saul Ostrow, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts.
1988 Complexity and Contradiction, organized by Christian Leigh, Scott Hanson Gallery, New York, September–October (catalogue).
1988 La Couleur Seule: L’Experience du Monochrome, organized by Maurice Besset and Thierry Raspail, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Lyon, France, October–December (catalogue).
1988 Art of the 80’s: Artists from the Eli Broad Foundation Collection, Kresge Museum, Detroit, Michigan (catalogue by Phyllis Floyd Arnfield).
1987 Artist - Designed Toys, First Street Forum, Pulitzer Foundation, St. Louis, Missouri (catalogue).
1987 Reconstruct, organized by Robert Nickas, John Gibson Gallery, New York, March–April (catalogue).
1987 The Art of the Real, organized by Robert Nickas, Galerie Pierre Huber, Geneva, Switzerland, June–July (catalogue).
1987 Gallery Group Show, Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York.
1987 Primary Structures, organized by Robert Nickas, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois.
1987 of Ever-Ever Land i speak, organized by Christian Leigh, Stux Gallery, New York (catalogue).
1987 Faux Arts: Surface Illusions and Simulated Materials in Recent Art, organized by Ronald J. Onorato, La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, October–November (catalogue).
1987 Facture, Laurie Rubin Gallery, New York.
1986 , organized by the Art Advisory Service, a project of the Associate Council of the Museum of Modern Art, New York.
1986 Red, organized by Robert Nickas, Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York.
1986 Tableaux Abstraits, organized by Christian Besson, Villa Arson, Nice, France, April–May (catalogue).
1986 When Attitudes Become Form, Bess Cutler Gallery, New York.
1986 Ten Artists Working in New York and Washington, organized by Robert Feldman and Jock Reynolds, Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts.
SELECTED MUSEUM AND PUBLIC COLLECTIONS
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Museum of Modern Art, Department of Prints and Drawings, New York
New York Public Library, New York
The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, Michigan
Museum of Fine Art, Houston, Texas
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wein, Vienna, Austria
Musée d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France
Australian National Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
Les Vingt de Groeninge, Brugges, Belgium
Eli Broad Foundation and Eli Broad Family Foundation, Santa Monica, California
Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, Canada
Art Gallery of North York, Toronto, Canada
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada
Jack S. Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
Glenbow Art Gallery, Calgary, Canada
And many others throughout North America, Europe, and Asia
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