Michael Krebber The Living Edge Installation views Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto 2016

Michael Krebber
The Living Wedge
Installation view
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
2016

 

Michael Krebber The Living Edge Installation views Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto 2016

Michael Krebber
The Living Wedge
Installation view
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
2016

 

Michael Krebber The Living Edge Installation views Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto 2016

Michael Krebber
The Living Wedge
Installation view
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
2016

 

Michael Krebber The Living Edge Installation views Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto 2016

Michael Krebber
The Living Wedge
Installation view
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
2016

 

Michael Krebber The Living Edge Installation views Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto 2016

Michael Krebber
The Living Wedge
Installation view
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
2016

 

Michael Krebber The Living Edge Installation views Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto 2016

Michael Krebber
The Living Wedge
Installation view
Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto
2016

 

Michael Krebber
DEP-MK-0017
2015
acrylic on canvas
160 x 120 cm
63 x 47.22 in

 

Michael Krebber
DEP-MK-0016
2015
lacquer on canvas
160 x 120 cm
63 x 47.22 in

 

Michael Krebber
DEP-MK-0018
2015
lacquer on canvas
160 x 120 cm
63 x 47.22 in

 

 

Michael Krebber
Untitled
2014
acrylic and lacquer on canvas
120 x 90 cm
47.3 x 35.5 in

 

Michael Krebber
Untitled
2014
acrylic and lacquer on canvas
120 x 90 cm
47.3 x 35.5 in

 

Les escargots ridiculisés
installation view
musée d’art contemporain
de Bordeaux, 2013

 

Les escargots ridiculisés
installation view
musée d’art contemporain
de Bordeaux, 2013

 

Michael Krebber
Untitled
2013
acrylic on canvas
100 x 85 cm
39.4 x 33.5 inches

 

Michael Krebber
Untitled
2013
acrylic on canvas
100 x 85 cm
39.4 x 33.5 inches

 

Michael Krebber
Untitled
2013
acrylic on canvas
100 x 75 cm
39.4 x 29.5 inches

 

 

Untitled
2004
oil and gloss paint on canvas
105 x 85 cm

Untitled
2006
Fabric
120 x 90 cm

The one with nothing on it
2004
acryl and newspaper on canvas
105 x 85 cm

With the city on it pencil
2004,
acryl and newspaper on canvas
105 x 85 cm

Unfinished too soon
installation view
2004

Unfinished too soon
installation view
2004

Born 1954 Cologne
Currently lives and works in Cologne

Solo Exhibitions

(C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

2017
Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland

2016
The Living Wedge, Serralves Museum, Porto

2015
Greene Naftali, New York
Maureen Paley, London
Museum Ludwig, Cologne

2014
Systemic Relevance, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany

2013
STOPICE, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium.
Maureen Paley, London.

2012
CAPC museum of contemporary art in Bordeaux

2011
Maureen Paley, London.
C-A-N-V-A-S, Uhutrust, Jerry Magoo and guardian.co.uk Painting, Greene Naftali, New York.
Here Comes The Sons, Real Fine Arts, New York

2010
FROM MCB TO MBC, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, USA.
Miami City Ballet, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin.

2008
Pubertät in der Lehre/ Puberty in Teaching, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
2, 3, 4 manners of folding the pauses… or to make them – variations, Greene Naftali, New York, USA.

2007
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France, (C).
London Condom, Maureen Paley, London, UK, (C).
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany, (C).

2006
sometimes it snows in april (presentation with Rachel Harrison), The McAllister Institute, New York, U.S.A.
Connecting Hollywood with Sugar, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2005
Außerirdische Zwitterwesen / Alien Hybrid Creatures, Schaufensterdekoration, Antiquariat Buchholz, Köln, mit der Produzentin Secession, Vienna, Austria, (C).

2004
Unfinished Too Soon, dependance, Brussels, Belgium.
warm up (how I hit a snob), Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A.

2003
Here it is: The Painting Machine, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Flaggs (Against Nature), Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, U.S.A
ohne Titel, bitte nicht wegwerfen, die falschen Bäume anheulen, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany.
Michael Krebber and Dan Graham, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria.

2002
Galerie Christine Mayer, Münich, Germany.

2001
Der durchschnittliche Speisefisch sagt ADIEU (The average, edible fish says ADIEU), Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany.
Shordt Ridte in a Fasdt machine, The Top Room, London, U.K.
Maureen Paley, Interim Art, London, U.K.

2000
Apothekerman, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany, (C).
Trottel, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria.

1999
Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark, with Cosima von Bonin.
Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria.

1998
Justus, Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg, Germany, with Cosima von Bonin.
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany.
Alberne Winkel, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany.
Villa Arson, Nice, France, (C).

1996
Hausaufgaben und Reisen, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany, with Candida Höfer, in der Auss tellungsreihe Glockengeschrei nach Deutz – das Beste aller Seiten, (C).
New Paintings and Works on Paper, London Projects, London, U.K.
Zwischenbericht, with Matthias Schaufler, Galerie Nagel, Cologne, Germany.

1995
Vol vers la lune, musée d’art moderne et contemporain (mamco), Genf. Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria

1994
25 Jahre B.K.-M.K., Birgit Küng, Fettstr. 7a, Zürich, Switzerland.
Kippenberger Kunstverein, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany.
Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany.
Marc Jancou Gallery, London, U.K.

1993
M.K.-M.K., Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece, with Martin Kippenberger.
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, U.K.
Richtige Männer, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, with Jörg Schlick.
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany.

1992
Galérie Samia Saouma, with Ingeborg Gabriel and Cosima von Bonin, Paris, France.
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany, (C).
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany.
Les bisch ja nich im Stich, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany

1991
Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria, (C).
Chicago International Art Exposition, Stand Galerie Christian Nagel
biche dans un sous-bois, Birgit Küng, Fettstr. 7a, Zürich, Switzerland

1990
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany.

1989
Galerie Sylvana Lorenz, Paris, France.
Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria.
Galerie Isabella Kacprzak, Stuttgart, Germany.

1987
Galerie Christoph Dürr, Münich, Germany.
Panama, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria, (C).

1986
Fettstraße 7a, Hamburg, Germany.

 

Group Exhibitions

(C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

2015
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Museum Brandhorst, Munich
to expose, to show, to demonstrate, to inform, to offer, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
The Unknown Masterpiece, Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria
Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York, USA
Works on Paper, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA

2014
Fiona Banner selects from the V-A-C Collection, Stamp Out
Photographie, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
The Novel that Writes Itself, Green Naftali, New York, USA
Abandon the parents, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
We not, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
The Hawker, dépendance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
La Chose en cadrée, Glasgow International, SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow
Concept Store, NEST, The Hague, Netherlands

2012
CAPC, Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux

2011
Provisional Painting, Modern Art, London.
Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin.

2010
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne.

2009
Cave Painting, organised by Bob Nickas, PSM Galerie, Berlin.
Quodlibet II, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne.

2008
Painting Now and Forever Part II, Greene Naftali, New York, U.S.A.

2007
Conditions of Display, The Moore Space, curated by Gean Moreno, Miami, U.S.A.
Degree Zero, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
Dracularising, Neue Alte Brucke, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Fit to Print, Gagosian Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
For the People of Paris, Sutton Lane Gallery, Paris. France.
It Takes Something to Make Something: The Rausch Collection, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

2006
The Most Contemporary Picture Show, Actually, Kunsthalle Nuernberg, Germany.
…:ICAL KRBBR PRODLY PRSNTS GART JAS, JON KLSY, JOSF STRA, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Ger many, curated by Michael Krebber, (C).
Michael Krebber / Sean Paul, Sutton Lane, Paris, France.
Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, U.S.A, curated by Bennett Simpson.
Travelin‘Light, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands.
Grey Flags, Sculpture Center, New York, U.S.A, curated by Anthony Huberman and Paul Pfeiffer, (C).
Beware Of A Holy Whore, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France.

2005
Painters Without Paintings & Paintings Without Painters, Orchard, New York, U.S.A.
The Top Room/ A Retrospective, Chelsea Space, London, U.K., (C).
Roy Arden, Michael Krebber, John Miller, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, U.S.A.
POST-MoDERN, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, U.S.A.

2004
Formalismus, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany.
dépendance, Brussels, Belgium.
Rhinegold: Art from Cologne, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, U.K.

2003
Outlook, Cultural Olympiad, Athens, Greece.
Hands up, Baby Hands up, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany.
The State of the Upper Floor: Panorama, Kunstverein Münich, Germnay.
Malerei II Ausstellung Nulldrei, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany.

2002
Hier ist dort 2, Secession, Vienna, Austria, (C).

2001
Musterkarte. Modelos de Pintura en Alemania 2001, Galeria Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid, Spain.

1999
Superca…, Stedelijk Museum, Bureau Amsterdam, Netherlands, (C).
Malerei, INIT-Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany.
Tegenvleug / Á Rebrousse-Poil, Kunstcentrum Sittard (Faltblatt), Netherlands.

1998
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

1997
Das erweiterte Feld: Transformation des Bildes, Kunstverein Münich, Germany.
Symposion, ICEBOX / Venetia Kapernekas, Athens, Greece

1996
museum in progress, Fond Régional D´Art Contemporain Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France.
Sammlung Volkmann zeigt: Faustrecht der Freiheit, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germnay.
Fuoriuso, Pescara, Italy, (C).
More than Real, Palazzo Reale, Caserta, Italy.

1995
Aufforderung in schönster Weise, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne.
Icons, Ladengalerie Lothringer Str. 13, Münich, Germany.

1994
Europa ‘94, Munich Order Center, Münich, Germany.
Metro Pictures, New York, U.S.A.
Sammlung Volkmann, Berlin, Germany.
Unbound: Possibilities in Painting, Hayward Gallery, London, U.K, (C).

1993
The Best of, Galerie & Edition Artelier, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Grafica 1, Innsbruck, Austria.
Project Unité, Firminy, France, (C).
Diese Ausstellung hat keinen Titel, P.S.1 Museum, New York Goethe House, New York Kunsthaus Welker, Heidelberg, Germany, (C).

1992
SS. ss. R., Galerie Bärbel Grässlin, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Wohnzimmer/Büro, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany.
Albenda, Berkowski, Krebber, A.Oehlen, Pettibon; Thea Westreich, New York + Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany.
Nikdo nepomuze nikomu – Das Gute muß gut sein, Galerie Hlavniho Mesta Prahy, Prague, Czech Republic.

1991
Fallen und Fallenlassen, Carpenter, Kippenberger, Krebber, Strothjohann; Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria.
36e Salon de Montrouge, Paris, France, (C).
Carpenter, Herold, Kelley, Kessler, Kippenberger, Krebber, Noland; Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York, U.S.A.
Armaly, Bonin, Krebber, Müller, Kunstraum Daxter, Münich, Germany.
Gullivers Reisen, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne, Germany, (C).
Jack Hanley/Trans Avant-Garde Gallery, San Francisco, U.S.A.

1990
7a, Zürich, Galerie Bleich Rossi, Graz, Austria.
Galerie Christian Nagel, Germany.
The Köln Show, Cologne, Germany (“Nachschub”).

1989
Eurobummel – Curated by Martin Kippenberger, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany.
Galerie PPS, Hamburg, Germany.
Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria.
Galerie Isabella Kacprzak, Cologne, Germany, (C).
Melancholia, Galerie Greta Insam, Vienna, Austria, (C).

1988
Galerie Sylvana Lorenz, Paris, France.
Skulpturenprojekt Dürr, Galerie Christoph Dürr, Münich, Germany.
* 1987 Broken Neon, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria, (C).
Diedrich Diederichsen, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria, (C).

1980
Aktion Pisskrücke (Geheimdienst am Nächsten), Künstlerhaus Hamburg, Germany.

 

Films

2000
Cosima von Bonin’s Film, 2:06 min., Michael Krebber, Cosima von Bonin, Justus Köhncke.

1981
Grützefilm und Kameratanz, zusammen 60 min., Bärbel Freund, ael Krebber.

 

Selected Bibliography

2013
Morton, Tom, Darf ich Vorstellin: Michael Krebber, Nobody’s Fool, Frieze d/e, February-March 2013, pp.
68-77
Goldstein, Andrew M., 15 of the Best Artworks at Frieze London, Artspace.com, October 17 2013
http://www.artspace.com/magazine/interviews_features/best_of_frieze_london_2013

2012
Graw, Isabelle, Michael Krebber’s Perspective, Kaleidoscope, Winter 2012/13. pp.60-70
Vall, Michael Krebber, Elephant, Winter 2012/13 pp.22

2011
Barnes, Daniel, Michael Krebber – Funny Cide at Maureen Paley, spoonfed.co.uk, 21 January 2011
Howe, david Everitt, Michael Krebber, Art Review, January – February 2012, pp. 120-121
Scoccimarro, Antonio, Diary: Michael Krebber, Mousse, February – March 2011, p.212
Smyth, Cherry, Reviews-Exhibitions, Art Monthly, June 2011, pp.33-34
Wilson, Helen, Michael Krebber Review, whereartyou.co.uk 18 February 2011.

2010
Herbert, Martin, Now See This: Michael Krebber, Art Review, Summer 2010, pp.26-27
Krebber, Michael, & O’Connell, Ruri, Stars in Her Lies, Mousse, September 2010, pp. 232-233
Rottmann, André, Michael Krebber, Artforum, November 2010, p.275

2009
Hirsch, Faye, Michael Krebber, Art in America, January 2009, pp.107-108.
Rubinstein, Raphael, Provisional Painting, Art in America, May 2009, pp.122-135.

2008
Brunner, Bettina, Michael Krebber, frieze, March 2008, p.184.
Krebber, Michael, What Is Courbet?, Artforum, May 2008, pp.348-355.
Krebber, Michael, Puberty in Painting, Novel, 2008, p.3.

2007
Krebber, Michael, The Artist’s Artists, Artforum, December 2007, p.125.
Krebber, Michael, Project, Texte zur Kunst, June 2007, pp.108-111./
Pearson, Tony, Reviews: Michael Krebber, Time Out, 5 December 2007, p. 41.
Morris, Jane, Maureen Paley: Gallery Profile, Art World, December 2007, pp.52-55.

2006
Heubach, Fridr. Wolfr., “Karl Valentin, Michael Krebber, Pablo Picasso, “ Grey Flags, 2006
Smith, Roberta, Michael Krebber: Connecting Sugar With Hollywood, The New York Times, 28 April, 2006.
Smith, Roberta, Cologne as Mythic Hot Spot (Cue the Background Music), The New York Times, 2 June 2006, pp.27&30.
Saltz, Jerry, Dandy, The Village Voice, April – May, 2006.
McMullen, Troy, The Rising Cost of Cologne, The Wall Street Journal, 21 April 2006.
Hainley, Bruce, No Child Left Behind, Whitney Biennial 2006, New York: Abrams, 2006.
Michael Krebber, Blind Date, 2006, p25 & 211.

2005
Goldstein, Ann, “Best of 2005,” Artforum, December 2005, p.246.
Graw, Isabelle, Best of 2005, Artforum, December 2005, pp.256-257.
Birnbaum, Daniel, Secret Sharer, Artforum, October 2005.
Kelsey, John, Stop Painting Painting, 2005.
Morgan, Jessica, Formal Education, 2005.
Davis, Nicole, A New Lease On Painting, artnet.com, 9 February 2005.
Dath, Dietmaer, Elektronische Kindermusik, Frankfurt Allgemeine Zeitlung, 16 April 2005.
Bell, Kristy, Formalism. Modern Art, Today Frieze, March 2005.
Panhans-Buhler, Ursula, Formalismus – Modern Kunst, heute, Texte zur Kunst, March 2005.
Diedrichsen, Diedrich, Formalismus, Artforum, March 2005.
Michael Krebber, Secession, 2005.

2004
Briegleb, Till, Art Deco, Helmut Berger, Dieter Roth, Suddeutsche Zeitung, 7 December 2004.
Unruh, Rainer, Formalismus. Modern Kunst heute, Kunstforum International, November – December 2004.
Seidel, Martin, Deutschland sucht, Kunstforum International, September – October 2004.

2003
Grubbs, David, Bestellt und Nicht Abgeholt, Text zur Kunst, December 2003.
Don’t Miss, Time Out New York, 6-13 November 2003.
Williams, Gregory, Michael Krebber: Greene Naftali Gallery, Artforum International, Summer 2003.
Smith, Roberta, Michael Krebber, The New York Times, 18 April 2003.
Don’t Miss, Time Out New York, 10-17 April 2003.
Niklaus, Laila, Michael Krebber in der Galerie Christian Nagel. Auf der Suche nach den Koordinaten der Welt, Die Welt – Berliner Kunstmarkt – 31 January 2003.

2002
Diederichsen, Diedrich, Die Dämonen der neuen Romantik, Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung, 3 November 2002.
Koegel, Alice, Weisse Karten, Stadtrevue, Nr. 5, May 2002.
LvB, Michael Krebber, Kraftwerk, Golf aktuell, Heft 2, May 2002.
Hess, Barbara, Michael Krebber, Flash Art, March – April 2002.

2001
Frangenberg, Frank, Der Künstler im Steinbruch der Tradition, Kölner Stadtanzeiger, 24-25 November 2001.
Coomer, Martin, Michael Krebber: Interim Art, Time Out New York, 3-10 October 2001.
Searle, Adrian, Never trust a painter, The Guardian Europe, Dienstag, 25 October 2001.
Kempkes, Anke , Playful Turn, Texte zur Kunst, March 2001.
Wiensowski, Ingeborg, Michael Krebber, Kultur Spiegel, Heft 3, March 2001.
Graw, Isabelle, Die Zweifel des Malers, Die Zeit, No. 8, 15 February 2001.
Podeschwa, Isabel, Isabel Podeschawa über Michael Krebber, Artist Kunstmagazin, No. 2, May-July 2001.

2000
Eichwald, Michaela, “Tourist-Hochtourist-Junior. Wat willte witten. Vom Michael Krebber, 1993 (für die Ausstellung Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin) Abdruck bei: dieselbe: Gewärtigen gegenwärtigen. 10, 2000.

1999
Althoff, Kai, “Text für die Ausstellungsbroschüre der Ausstellung in der Galerie Meyer Kainer, (noch nicht gedruckt), 1999.

1997
Müller, Christopher, Michael Krebber in der Villa Arson, Nizza, Texte zur Kunst, No. 26, June 1997.

1995
Pryde, Josephine, Standreview Michael Krebber bei Christian Nagel, Texte zur Kunst, No. 19, August 1995

1994
Ohrt, Roberto, Künstlerränke (Intriguing Artists), Parkett, No. 42, 1994.

1993
Graw, Isabelle, Durchschläge. Eine Ausstellung und drei Kataloge, Artis, December 1992 – January 1993.

1992
Diederichsen, Diedrich, Mein Material ist der Papagei. Diedrich Diederichsen im Gespräch mit Michael Krebber, Jahresring, No. 37, München 1990, 1992.
Wiederabdruck in Noema, No. 38, January 1992.

1991
Wulffen, Thomas, Krebber’s Punch and Judy Show, Flash Art, October 1991.

1990
Koether, Jutta, Michael Krebber, Galerie Christian Nagel, Artforum International, December 1990.
Weaver, Frank, Michael Krebber, Sylvana Lorenz, Artscribe, May 1990.

1989
Graw, Isabelle, Eurobummel, Flash Art, No. 137, June 1989.
Schmitt, Paula, General Idea, Galerie Meyer-Hochmeister, Karlsruhe und Krebber, Michael, Galerie Isa
bella Kacprzak, Stuttgart, Artis, January 1989.

1988
Metzger, Rainer Arbeiten am Selbstverständlichen: Michael Krebber, Wolkenkratzer.

1986
Albert Oehlen, Michael Krebber. Zäsur in der Biographie eines Kritiksüchtigen, Szene Hamburg, February 1986

Michael Krebber
Les escargots ridiculisés
2012
bilingual edition (English / French)
21 x 29,7 cm (softcover)
324 pages (267 color ill.)
Edited by Michael Krebber and Alexis Vaillant
Texts: Catherine Chevalier, Magnus Schäfer
ISBN: 978-2-87721-216-8
EAN: 9782877212168
€33.00

Michael Krebber
Respekt Frischlinge Je Suis La Chaise
London Condom
Publisher: Buchholz, Crousel, Paley
2008
ISBN: 978 3 00 025 305 8