Adrian Ghenie

Chronology

Biography

1977Born in Baia Mare, Romania
2001Graduated from the University of Art and Design, Cluj, Romania
  
Lives and works in Berlin and Cluj
  

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015Adrian Ghenie: Darwin’s Room, Romanian Pavilion, 56th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Adrian Ghenie, Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2014Adrian Ghenie, CAC Málaga, Malaga
Adrian Ghenie: Golems, Pace Gallery, London
Adrian Ghenie: Berlin Noir, Galerie Judin, Berlin
Adrian Ghenie, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp
2013On the Road to … Tarascon (with Navid Nuur), Galeria Plan B, Berlin
Adrian Ghenie: New Paintings, Pace Gallery, New York, NY
2012Adrian Ghenie: Pie-Fights and Pathos, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
2011Adrian Ghenie, Haunch of Venison, London
Adrian Ghenie, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp
2010Adrian Ghenie, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent
Adrian Ghenie: The Hunted, Nolan Judin, Berlin
Adrian Ghenie, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2009Adrian Ghenie, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp
Adrian Ghenie: Darkness for an Hour, Haunch of Venison, London
Adrian Ghenie, National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest
2008Adrian Ghenie: The Flight into Egypt, Nolan Judin, Berlin
Adrian Ghenie: Works on Paper, Galeria Plan B, Berlin
Adrian Ghenie, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp
2007Adrian Ghenie: Shadow of a Daydream, Haunch of Venison, Zurich
They said this place does not exist, Wohnmaschine, Berlin
Dig and Hide, Chung King Project, Los Angeles, CA
2006If You Open It You’ll Get Dirty, Galeria Plan B, Cluj
  

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014I will go there, take me home (with Pieter Hugo and Olaf Brzeski), Metropolitan Arts Centre (MAC), Belfast
Love Story: Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Winter Palace and 21er Haus, Belvedere, Vienna
A FEW GRAMS OF RED, YELLOW, BLUE: New Romanian Art, Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2013Painting Forever, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Romanian Scenes, Espace culturel Louis Vuitton, Paris
Hotspot Cluj: New Romanian Art, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen
Nightfall, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
2012Francis Bacon and the Existential Condition in Contemporary Art, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
The Castle in the Air: Séance of Imagination, Centre of Culture ZAMEK, Poznan
Nightfall, MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen
Six Lines of Flight: Shifting Geographies in Contemporary Art, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
European Travellers: Art from Cluj Today, Műcsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
Beaufort04, Triennial of Contemporary Art by the Sea, Middelkerke/Westende
2011One of a Thousand Ways to Defeat Entropy, La Biennale di Venezia, Arsenale Novissimo, Venice
The World Belongs to You, François Pinault Foundation, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
The Art of Climbing Mountains, 303 Gallery, New York, NY
Communism Never Happened, Charim Galerie, Vienna
2010The Crystal Hypothesis, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
2009I’ve Watered a Horseshoe as if It Were a Flower, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Staging the Grey: 12 Romanian and Hungarian Painters, Prague Biennale 4, Prague
Show Me A Hero, Calvert 22 Gallery, London
Featuring 2, Galerie Chez Valentin, Paris
The Punishment of Lust and Luxury, Mihai Nicodim Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2008Liverpool Biennial, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
Days Become Nights, Galerie Hussenot, Paris
Drawings & Other Works on Paper, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp
2007Expanded Painting 2, Prague Biennale 3, Prague
Size Matters: XS – Recent Small-Scale Paintings, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
Across the Trees, David Nolan Gallery, New York, NY
Eastern European Painting Now, Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
Janis Avotins, Adrian Ghenie, Andrew Palmer, Galerie Rüdiger Schoettle, Munich
Adrian Ghenie and Ciprian Mureșan, Kontainer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2006Cluj Connection, curated by Jane Neal, Haunch of Venison, Zurich
Please Drive Slowly Through Our World, Kontainer Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Small Wonder, Andreiana Mihail Gallery, Bucharest
  

Monographs and Catalogues

2015Adrian Ghenie Darwin's Room. Edited by Juerg Judin and Mihai Pop. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag
2014Adrian Ghenie. Essays by Fernando Francés and Francisco Calvo Serraller. CAC Málaga, Malaga
Adrian Ghenie: Golems. Essay by Jasper Sharp. Exh. cat. Pace Gallery, London
Adrian Ghenie. Edited by Juerg Judin. Essay by Mark Gisbourne. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag
Adrian Ghenie. Exh. cat. Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp
2013Adrian Ghenie: New Paintings. Essay by Nora Burnett Abrams. Exh. cat. Pace Gallery. New York
2009Adrian Ghenie. Edited by Juerg Judin. Essays by Anette Hüsch and Matt Price. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz Verlag
Adrian Ghenie: Rainbow at Dawn. Essay by Jos Van den Bergh. Exh. cat. Tim Van Laere Gallery. Antwerp
2007Shadow of a Daydream. Edited by Juerg Judin. Essay by Martin Coomer. Exh. cat. Haunch of Venison. Zurich and London