Merlin Carpenter Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Merlin Carpenter Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Merlin Carpenter Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Merlin Carpenter Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Welcome to Project Fear 2016 wood, blackboard paint 265 x 100.5 x 8 cm 104.33 x 39.56 x 3.14 in

Welcome to Project Fear
2016
wood, blackboard paint
265 x 100.5 x 8 cm
104.33 x 39.56 x 3.14 in

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Dimensions Variable 2016 one table and four chairs table / 160 x 110 x 74 cm table / 63 x 43.3 x 29.1 in 4 x chair/46 x 52 x 82 cm 4 x chair/18.1 x 20.5 x 32.3 in

Dimensions Variable
2016
one table and four chairs
table / 160 x 110 x 74 cm
table / 63 x 43.3 x 29.1 in
4 x chair/46 x 52 x 82 cm
4 x chair/18.1 x 20.5 x 32.3 in

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Greeding Room  2016 one table and three chairs table / 82 x 101 x 56 cm table / 32.3 x 39.8 x 22 in 2 x chair / 33 x 18 x 50 cm 2 x chair / 13 x 7.1 x 19.7 in chair / 24.5 x 17 x 42 cm chair / 9.7 x 6.7 x 16.5 in

Greeding Room
2016
one table and three chairs
table / 82 x 101 x 56 cm
table / 32.3 x 39.8 x 22 in
2 x chair / 33 x 18 x 50 cm
2 x chair / 13 x 7.1 x 19.7 in
chair / 24.5 x 17 x 42 cm
chair / 9.7 x 6.7 x 16.5 in

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Extract from Artist’s Statement 2016 wood, metal, blackboard paint 219 x 75 x 5 cm 85.03 x 29.52 x 1.96 in

Extract from Artist’s Statement
2016
wood, metal, blackboard paint
219 x 75 x 5 cm
85.03 x 29.52 x 1.96 in

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Betrayal of the Mediocre  2016 one table and three chairs table / 100 x100 x 32 cm table / 39.4 x 39.4 x 12.6 in 2 x chair / 40 x 40 x 44 cm 2 x chair / 15.8 x 15.8 x 17.3 in chair / 47 x 40 x 40 cm chair / 18.5 x 15.8 x 15.8 in

Betrayal of the Mediocre 
2016
one table and three chairs
table / 100 x100 x 32 cm
table / 39.4 x 39.4 x 12.6 in
2 x chair / 40 x 40 x 44 cm
2 x chair / 15.8 x 15.8 x 17.3 in
chair / 47 x 40 x 40 cm
chair / 18.5 x 15.8 x 15.8 in

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Drawing the Pattern of Her Own Life 2016 wood, glass, blackboard paint 221 x 84 x 4 cm 83.07 x 33.7x 1.57 in

Drawing the Pattern of Her Own Life
2016
wood, glass, blackboard paint
221 x 84 x 4 cm
83.07 x 33.7x 1.57 in

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Blogs Of The Near Future Installation view dépendance, Brussels 2016

Blogs Of The Near Future
Installation view
dépendance, Brussels
2016

 

Use These Notes As Titles? 2016 one table and four chairs table / 200 x 80 x 72 cm table / 78.7 x 31.5 x 28.4 in 4 x chair / 55 x 47 x 80 cm 4 x chair / 21.7 x 18.5 x 31.5 in

Use These Notes As Titles?
2016
one table and four chairs
table / 200 x 80 x 72 cm
table / 78.7 x 31.5 x 28.4 in
4 x chair / 55 x 47 x 80 cm
4 x chair / 21.7 x 18.5 x 31.5 in

 

Arise Sir Zombie Formalist Scum 2016 flag on stretcher 220 x 140 cm 86.6 x 55.1 in

Arise Sir Zombie Formalist Scum
2016
flag on stretcher
220 x 140 cm
86.6 x 55.1 in

 

MIDCAREER PAINTINGS
installation view, Kunsthalle Bern 2015
Photocredit © Gunnar Meier

 

MIDCAREER PAINTINGS
installation view, Kunsthalle Bern 2015
Photocredit © Gunnar Meier

 

MIDCAREER PAINTINGS
installation view, Kunsthalle Bern 2015
Photocredit © Stefan Jäggi

 

Barbecue
2013
oil on linen
198.5 x 137.5 cm
54 x 78 in

 

Price Upon Request
2013
oil on linen
203.5 x 117 cm
80 x 46 in

 

POLICE
installation view, 2013

 

POLICE
installation view, 2013

 

POLICE
installation view, 2013

 

POLICE
installation view, 2013

 

POLICE
installation view, 2013

 

The Opening: New Museum: 1
2009
oil on linen
213.5 x 152.5 cm
84 x 60 in

 

The Opening: New Museum: 2
2009
oil on linen
213.5 x 152.5 cm
84 x 60 in

 

The Opening: New Museum: 3
2009
oil on linen
213.5 x 152.5 cm
84 x 60 in

 

George Sand
from the serie “Heroes” at MD72
2011
oil on linen
71 x 55.9 cm, 61 x 50.8 cm
28 x 22 in, 24 x 20 in

 

John Knight
from the serie “Heroes” at MD72
2011
oil on linen
71 x 55.9 cm, 60.1 x 45.7 in
28 x 22 in, 24 x 18 in

 

Kate Moss
from the serie “Heroes” at MD72
2011
oil on linen
91.5 x 61 cm, 76.2 x 61 cm
36 x 24 in, 30 x 24 in

Born 1967 in Pembury, UK
lives and works in London

Solo Exhibitions

2016
dépendance, Brussels

2015
Reena Spaulings, New York
Midcareer Paintings, Kunsthalle Bern
Poor Leatherette, MD 72, Berlin
Formalist Sidewalk Poetry Club, Miami

2014
Decades, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
Overduin & Co., Los Angeles
CAB Art Center, Brussels, Belgium

2013
Decades, Nuno Centeno, Portugal
Support nightclub experience Nightclub,
Uma Certa Falta de Coerência, Porto
Solo Show II – All Power to the Factory Outlets, Temnikova &
Kasela Gallery, Tallinn, Estonia
Police, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium

2012
TATE CAFÉ, Reena Spaulings, New York

2011
TATE CAFÉ, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
„Heroes”, MD 72, Berlin, Germany
Merlin Carpenter, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles, US

2010
Solo Show, Formalist Sidewalk Poetry Club, Miami, US (exh. cat)
Ballard in Narnia, (with Richard Parry), the interzone, London, UK

2009
The Opening, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
The Opening, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK

2008
The Opening, Galerie Mitterrand + Sanz, Zürich, Switzerland
The Opening, Galerie Christian Nagel (at Mercedes-Welt am Salzufer & The Corner), Berlin, Germany
The Opening, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles, US

2007
The Opening, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York, US
Relax It’s Only a Bad Cosima von Bonin Show, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Vienna, Austria (exh. cat)

2006
Sounds of War, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland

2005
A Roaring RAMPAGE of Revenge, Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York, US
Merlin Carpenter, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln, Germany
Look What You Made Me Do, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

2004
Nueva Generación, Distrito 4, Madrid, Spain
Take It Easy Default, M-Project, Paris, France

2003
Children of the Projects, American Fine Arts, Co., New York, US
When in Doubt Blame the Victim, (with Jeremy Glogan), Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria

2002
The Making of 1945, 1997, (screening) The McAllister Institute, New York, US
Militant, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln, Germany (exh. cat)

2001
My Father, the Castaway, White Cube, Kunstakademi Bergen, Bergen, Norway

2000
When You Drain the Pool, You Don’t Consult the Frogs First, Magnani, London, UK
Merlin Carpenter, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
As a Painter I Call Myself the Estate of, Secession, Vienna, Austria (exh. cat)
VOLVO, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria

1999
Survivors, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln, Germany

1998
Doppelganger, The Top Room, London, UK
Chant No 1, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

1996
Merlin Carpenter, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, US

1995
Voluntary Effort, Tom Solomon’s Garage, Los Angeles, US (exh. cat)

1994
Merlin Carpenter, Friedrich Petzel/Nina Borgmann, New York, US

1993
Meet You by the Strange Twisted Old Oak Tree on the Secluded Knoll at Dawn in Your Swimming Trunks and I’ll Tell You Something Secret. (Don’t Be Late), (with Nils Norman), Galerie Z, Göttingen, Germany
Les Jeunes, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

1992
Meadow/Wiese, Galerie Max Hetzler, Köln, Germany

1991
Electric, Pavillon Ryszard Varisella, organised by Galerie Grässlin-Ehrhardt, Frankfurt, Germany
To the extreme, Fettstrasse 7A (Birgit Küng), Zürich, Switzerland

1990
Crusade, Münzstrasse 10, Hamburg, Germany

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016
Multiplier, Frans Masereel Centre, Kasterlee, Belgium
The Squatter, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris, France
THE GEO POLITICS OF MONETIZED AIRSPACE — Come Fly with Me, I Meet You by the Airside Gucci
Concession at 4, Fox Fur Hat, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
Putting Rehearsals to the Test, VOX Centre de l’image contemporaine, Montreal (QC), Canada
Convergence, Stonescape, Calistoga, CA
On Limits: Estrangement in the Everyday, The Kitchen, New York, NY
Paris – Bruxelles, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
The Painting Show, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania (exh. cat)
Frenemies: Art Versus Commodity, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach,CA

2015
Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Museum Brandhorst, Munich
Faux Amis, Simon Lee Gallery, London
wow! Woven? Entering the (sub) Textiles, Künstlerhaus, Graz
Macumba Night Club éditions – Merlin Carpenter / Jérôme Robbe, Artothèque de Villeurbanne, France
Please respond-, M/L Artspace, Venice
Selbstjustiz Durch Fehleinkäufe, Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg
The 60s, watch it gallery, London
MUSEUM SHOW by Nang Gallery, Centre Pompidoo-doo, 2 Lansdowne Rise, London
Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

2014
Excerpts from / How They Met. Part 1: Mother and Her House / Supastore / The Issues of Our Time (1&3) / Fille/Garçon / In the Middle of Affairs, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna
BAR DREI, 681 Morgan Ave, Greenpoint, New York
Hard Words, Christian Andersen Gallery, Copenhagen
Concept Store, Nest, The Hague
kim? Salon, Riga, Latvia
Coming of Age for Ages, Halle für Kunst Lüneburg, Lüneburg, Germany
Merlin and Isabelle Bankside Launch – A Graduate Exhibition by Sabrina Tarasoff, Paris
The Hawker, Dépendance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag, Netherlands (Group)

2013
The November Issue, Mathew, Berlin
Performance, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
„Why Painting Now?“ Cover Up Curated by Antony Hudek, Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
Cover Up, curated by Anthony Hudek,
Krinzinger Projekte in association with curated by_Vienna, Vienna, Austria
Please Come to the Show, Part II (1980-Now), Museum of Modern Art Library, New York, US

2012
Redundanz, GFLK Halle Süd, Tölz, Germany
Port, Galeria Nuno Centeno, Porto, Portugal
Context Message, Zach Feuer Gallery, New York, NY
POST MoDERN, curated by Clayton Deutsch, Friedric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL

2011
The Institute of Mental Health is Burning, Newport Museum and Art Gallery, Newport, UK
Rituals of the Art World, Ludlow 38, New York, US
Rebus, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man, Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany

2010
Novel, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Barbaric Freedom, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK

2009
Malen ist Wahlen, 1981-2009, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
Paintings By, Simon Lee Gallery, London, UK
Untitled (History Painting), University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, US
RN IHRE ARBEIT, Galerie Sandra Bürgel, (show by Instituto Divorciado), Berlin, Germany

2008
The Coma Lounge Edinburgh, The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, UK
Congratulations You Are Represented By Nang Gallery, (and other Nang shows late 2008), Nang Gallery, London, UK
Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Museion, Bolzano, Italy. This exhibition travelled to Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany (2009); and Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden (2009)
Painting: Now and Forever, Part II, Greene Naftali Gallery/Matthew Marks Gallery, New York US
How Can You Represent When You Can’t Pay The Rent, The New Dome, Cable St. Studios, London, UK
Zodiac 3000, International Project Space, Birmingham, UK (exh. cat)
DO WHAT THY WILLT, Nang Gallery, London, UK

2007
Élégance, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany
Genesis I’m Sorry, Greene Naftali Gallery, (collaboration with Melanie Gilligan), New York, US

2006
LIVE HUMANS, The George Tavern, London, UK
Make Your Own Life, Institute of Contemporary Art University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, US
slow burn, curated by Jonah Freeman, Galerie Edward Mitterrand, Geneva, Switzerland

2005
Painters Without Paintings & Paintings Without Painters, Orchard 47, New York, US
The Top Room: A Retrospective, Chelsea Space, London, UK
TOTAL ASBO, Pogo Cafe, London, UK
Miradas y conceptos en la colección Helga de Alvear, MEIAC, Badajoz, Spain
Islands of Glory in Streets Caked With the Fæces of Decadence, Nang Gallery, London, UK

2004
Werkleitz Biennale, Halle, Germany
Edge of the Real, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

2003
Wild Nights: Remembering Colin de Land, CB’s 313 Gallery, New York, US
Messe in der Galerie, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln, Germany
Haupt- und Nebenwege, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln, Germany
Malerei II Ausstellung Nulldrei, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln, Germany

2002
Art Crazy Nation Show, MK G, Milton Keynes, UK

2001
Favoritin, Danzigerstr. 44, Berlin, Germany
Jewels-in-Art, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria (ext. cat)
Works on Aluminum Selected by Paper, WhiteCube, Kunstakademi Bergen, Bergen, Norway
Musterkarte, Goethe-Institut, Centro Cultural Conde Duque, Galería Elba Benítez,
Galería Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid, Spain

2000
Girlfriend, curated by Sarah Morris, Galerie für Zeitgenössiche Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
21st Gear, The Top Room, London, UK
It May be a Year of Thirteen Moons But it’s Still the Year of Culture, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, UK
Drawings, Taché-Lévy Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
Part One, Magnani, London, UK

1999
Painting Lab, Entwistle Gallery, London, UK
Malerei, INIT Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
How Will We Behave, Robert Prime, London, UK
Taché-Lévy Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

1998
Art Club Berlin, Mies van der Rohe Pavilion, Barcelona, Spain
Art Club Berlin, Berlin Art Forum, Berlin, Germany

1995
The Message is the Medium, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, US

1994
The Ideal Place, Haags Centrum Voor Aktuelle Kunst, The Hague, The Netherlands
Sarah Staton’s Supastore Boutique, Laure Genillard Gallery, London, UK
Untitled Group Show, Metro Pictures, New York, US
Museum auf Zeit, Fridericianum Museum, Kassel, Germany

1993
London Photo Race, Friesenwall 120, Köln, Germany
Galerie Fettsack, Friesenwall 120, Köln, Germany

1992
A Show by Kiron Khosla, The Long Gallery, Chelsea Old Town Hall, London, UK
Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

1991
Paris Bar, Berlin, Germany
Group Show Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, US
Fallen und Fallen Lassen, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria

1990
Peace and anarchy & I love form but she doesn’t love me & strange flowers & homage to Schnabel equals freedom and fun forever, 64-65 Guilford St., London, UK
Heimspiel, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

1989
Rotation – Art Critic’s Art, Galerie Esther Schipper, Köln, Germany

MIDCAREER PAINTINGS
Softcover, 24.5 x 28.5 cm
144 pages, b/w and color ill.
English/German
Design: Non-Format
ISBN 978-3-95679-312-7
25.00 EUR

 

POLICE
49 pg. 29 x 29 cm
Ed. 500
Design: Non-Format
Published by: dépendance, Brussels
Text: Peter Wächtler
25.00 EUR

 

The Opening
Texts: Caroline Busta, George Baker
21 x 27 cm, 208 pg., softcover
ISBN: 978-1-934105-60-3
EUR 28.00