Brooke Alexander Editions

Franz West

(Austrian, 1947–2012)

creativity: furniture reversal by franz west

Franz West

Creativity: Furniture Reversal, 1998

kleines passstück (small adaptive) by franz west

Franz West

Kleines Passstück (Small Adaptive), 2001

untitled, c.a. 1988 by franz west

Franz West

Untitled, c.a. 1988

Biography

Timeline

1947
Born in Vienna
1977 - 1982
Studied at the Akademie der Bildenden Künste in Vienna (Prof. Bruno Gironcoli)
1987
Otto Mauer-Preis (award)
1994
Skultpuren-Preis of the EA Generali Foundation (award)
1998
Wolfgang Hahn-Preis (award)
2011
Goldener Löwe, 54. Biennale di Venezia, Venice

Exhibitions

2013
Wo ist mein Achter? MMK, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
Wo ist mein Achter? MUMOK, Wien, Austria (solo)
2012
Sculpture, Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong
Stolen Fantasy, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
Artandpress, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
Man With A Ball, Gagosian Gallery, London (solo)
Gold, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, Austria
Zwei Epiphanien, mit Gelatin, Schloss Damtschach, Germany (solo)
West Reyle / Reyle West: Stolen Fantasy. Kollaboration von Franz West und Anselm Reyle 2010-2012, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany (solo)
Collaborations & Interventions, CCA Andratx, Mallorca

Public Collections

MASS MoCA (Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art), North Adams,
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Palazzo Grassi, François Pinault Foundation,Venice, Italy
Reina Sofía National Museum, Madrid, Spain
S.M.A.K. (Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst), Ghent, Belgium
Tate Gallery, London, UK
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC

Literature

2008
Alexander, Darsie and Franz West. Franz West, To Build a House You Start With the Roof: Work 1972-2008. Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2008
2000
West, Franz. Franz West: In & Out. Ostfildern, Germany: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2000
1999
Fleck, Robert. Franz West. London: Phaidon Press, 1999