Benjamin Saurer
Zur Rebschänke
Installation view
Weiss Falk, Basel
2017

 

Benjamin Saurer
Pied Mystique
2017
Cardboard and gouache on canvas
45 x 36 cm
17.7 x 14.2 in

 

Benjamin Saurer
Transhuman Housewife
2017
Cardboard and gouache on canvas
42 x 33 cm
16.5 x 13 in

 

Benjamin Saurer
Figure on Park-like Land (I)
2017
Cardboard and gouache on canvas
60 x 46 cm
23.6 x 18.1 in

 

Benjamin Saurer
Leisure
Installation view
Doldprojects, Sankt Georgen
2016

 

Benjamin Saurer
Leisure
Installation view
Doldprojects, Sankt Georgen
2016

 

Benjamin Saurer
Human primates (specialization)
2016
acrylic on dyed fabric
100 x 145 cm
39.4 x 57.1 in

 

Benjamin Saurer
Agony / Cells
2015
acrylic on dyed fabric
105 x 70 cm
41.3 x 27.6 in

 

Benjamin Saurer
Amazing Grace
Installation view
Kunstverein Oldenburg, Germany
2014

 

Benjamin Saurer
Amazing Grace
Installation view
Kunstverein Oldenburg, Germany
2014

 

Benjamin Saurer
Amazing Grace
Installation view
Kunstverein Oldenburg, Germany
2014

 

Benjamin Saurer
L´entrepreneur
acrylic, wax, linen, wood
155 x 90 cm
61 x 35.4 in

 

Benjamin Saurer
Les Miserablen
2010
dyed fabric, acrylic / epson ultra chrome™ 11880 inkjet on linen
60 x 50 cm / 60 x 50 cm
23.7 x 19.7 in / 23.7 x 19.7 in

 

Gustav “Bad” Mahler’s 567ter
2010
Dyed fabric
50 x 43 cm
Epson ultra chrome 11880
Inkjet on linen
50 x 43 cm

 

Das Wasser wird immer saurer
2009
50 x 60 cm
mixed media on canvas

 

Missbrauchsopfer
2010
Dyed fabric
50 x 40 cm
Black and white copy:
Epson ultra chrome 11880
Inkjet on linen
50 x 40 cm

 

Untitled
2009
Mixed media on fabric
45 x 53 cm

Born 1977 in Offenbach, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Education

2003 – 2008
Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main, Hauptfach freie Malerei

1999 – 2003
Geschichtsstudium in Freiburg

1997 – 2003
Kirchenmusikstudium mit Hauptfach Orgel in Rottenburg, Freiburg und Madrid

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Peles empire, Berlin
Chantal LaCroix, Galerie im Kuenstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart

2016
Leisure, doldprojects, Sankt Georgen

2014
Oldenburger Kunstverein

2013
Fürstenberg foundation for contemporary art, curated by Moritz Wesseler

2012
Fürstenberg foundation for contemporary art, curated by Moritz Wesseler

2011
abc Berlin, dépendance, Brussels, curated by Rita Kersting
doldprojects, Sankt Georgen

2010
Solo project, Art | Basel, Art Statements, Basel, Switzerland
Benjamin Saurer: 2001, Stanley Kuhblicks Odyssee im Weltraum, dépendance, Brussels

2009
Benjamin Saurer, Pilar Corrias Gallery, London
When the mood strikes… Wilfried & Yannicke Cooreman, Museum MDD, Deurle, Belgium

2008
Kornhäuschen Aschaffenburg

2007
parsvival, schnittraum Köln
Fürstenberg foundation for contemporary art, curated by Moritz Wesseler

2006
Kunstverein Rüsselsheim

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018
Don Quijote, Oracle, Berlin

2017
Zum Jülichstübli, Jan Kaps, Cologne
Zur Rebschänke, Weiss Falk, Basel
Stoned of Venice, Rainbow in Spanish, Los Angeles
Huetti, Ludlow 38, New York

2016
The Frigate (with Jos de Gruyter und Harald Thys), Portikus Frankfurt a.m., Frankfurt
The grand dold projects art gala, Sankt Georgen

2015
Is it much too much to ask, not to hide behind the mask, Old Room, New York, curated by Gregor Quack
Return to sender, WIELS, Brussels
The Frigate (with Jos de Gruyter und Harald Thys), Wasserkirche, Zurich
Today, we continue mouth wide open, with Lena Henke and Marie Karlberg, CFA, Berlin

2014
États d’âmes, maison particulière, Brussels
The hawker, dépendance at Carlos/Ishikawa

2013
Die Höhle Babylon (with Manuel Gnam und Taslima Ahmned), dold projects, Sankt Georgen

2012
Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch – Fürstlich – Fürstenbergische Sammlungen, Donaueschingen
The Frigate (with Jos de Gruyter und Harald Thys), Kunsthalle Basel
The Frigate (with Jos de Gruyter und Harald Thys), Kaiser Friedrich Gedächtniskirche, Berlin
Kunst aus der Sammlung des 21. Jahrhunderts, DekaBank Luxembourg

2011
All cannibals, me collector´s room, Berlin, curated by Jeannette Zwingenberger
Public Private Paintings. 2000-2010: 10 jaar schilderkunst uit publieke en privécollecties in
Vlaanderen en Brussel – Kunstmuseum Aan Zee, Oostende

2010
About Us – Johann König, Berlin
When the mood strikes… Wilfried & Yannicke Cooreman, Museum MDD, Deurle, Belgium

2009
BACK TO THE FUTURE – – COMA Centre for Opinions in Music and Art, Berlin
What is not but could be if (Part 2) – Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt/Main

2008
Turin Triennale T2 (g), Turin
Uferhallen, Berlin
Die Sammlung Rausch, kunstwerke Berlin

2007
Zebraparty” ECAM – le jardin, Gattières
Deutsche Botschaft London
It takes something to make something, Portikus, Frankfurt a. M.

2006
phonien Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstädter Ferienkurse für neue Musik