Miroslaw Balka

MIROSLAW BALKA

Born 1958 Warsaw

Lives and works in Warsaw

Education


1985

Academy of Fine Arts (BA), Warsaw

Solo Exhibitions


2017

“CROSSOVER/S,” curated by Vicente Todoli, Hangar Bicocca, Milan, Italy


2016

"Miroslaw Balka: Emplacement," British School at Rome, Rome


2015

“Miroslaw Balka: Nerve. Construction,” Muzeum Sztuki w Lodzi, Lodz, Poland

“RMMBRNC,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv


2014

“Collection Lambert,” Avignon, France 

“Luftzug,” Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, Poland

“Fragment,” Museum Arnhem, Arnhem, Holland [traveled from: Galeria Labirynt, Lublin, Poland; National Center for Contemporary Art, Moscow; CCA, Warsaw; Akademie der Kunst, Berlin]

“Miroslaw Balka: DIE TRAUMDEUTING 75, 32m AMSL,” Freud Museum, London [traveled to: White Cube, Mason’s Yard, London]


2013

“Nachtgesichten,” Centrum Sztuki WRO/WRO Art Center, Warsaw

“Signals,” IHME Contemporary Art Festival, Pro Arte Art Foundation Finland, Helsinki

“The Order of Things,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Touch me/Find me,” Studio K, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki

“Memory. Registers and Territory,” International Cultural Centre, Krakow


2012

“bes-sennosh-ch,” Galeria Labirynt, Lubin, Poland


2011

“Trickster,” European Cultural Congress, Pawilon Cztrerech Kopul, Wroclaw, Poland

“Miroslaw Balka: Arbeitsplatz,” Salon Academy of Fine Arts, Warsaw

“Nonetheless,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin

“Between Honey and Ashes (Part 2),” Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

‘’Miroslaw Balka: Lichtkeile,” Dvir Gallery, Hangar 2, Jaffa Port, Israel

“Marges,” FRAC Centre, Orleans, France

“Heaven (Nuit Blanche/White Night in Paris),” Musee d’Art ed d’histoire du Judaisme, Paris


2010

“Miroslaw Balka: Wir sehen dich,” The Staatlich Kunstalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany

“Miroslaw Balka. Ctrl,” Abadía de Santo Domingo de Silos and Sala de Bóvedas, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid

“Agoganys,” Centre of Contemporary Art, GJK, Trnava, Slovakia

“Ausloschung,” Dvir Gallery, Jaffa Port, Israel


2009

“Miroslaw Balka: Topography,” Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, England

“Miroslaw Balka: Und Akupunktur,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Miroslaw Balka: Gravity,” University Gallery, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts

“The Unilever Series: Miroslaw Balka, How It Is,” Tate Modern, London

“Miroslaw Balka. Ctrl,” Abadía de Santo Domingo de Silos (Burgos) and Sala de Bóvedas, Museo Reina Sofía, Madrid


2008

“Landschaftsabfalle,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin

“Crezyzewski,” Galeria AT, Poznan, Poland

“Nothere,” White Cube, London

“Jetzt,” WRO Art Center, Wroclaw, Poland

“Entering Paradise + BGE,” The National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh

“La salida,” Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid


2007

"Miroslaw Balka, Schmerzstillend," Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy

“Tristes Tropiques,” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin

“Reflejos Condicionados,” Fundacion Marcelino Botin, Santander, Spain

“Cruzamento,” Museo de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro

“AAA + rauchsignale,” Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rijeka, Croatia


2006

"Lichtzwang," Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

“du contrat social,” Galeria Labirynt 2, Lublin, Poland

“kategorie,” Galeria ON, Poznan, Poland


2005

“Kein Warm,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin

“hipnoza,” Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland


2004

“Miroslaw Balka,” Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy

“Miroslaw Balka,” White Columns, London

“Su Seguro Servidor,” Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid

“Neither,” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Karma,” White Cube, London

“Bon Voyage,” Musee d’Art Moderne at Contemporain, Strasbourg


2003

"Still," Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco

"Lebensraum," Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw

“Winterreise,” Galeria Starmach, Krakow, Poland


2002

"Cekaonica," Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

"tiedtothetoe," Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland

"Dig, dug, dug,” Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

“Nachtruhe,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin


2001

“Eclipse,” Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands

“Sweep, swept, swept,” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Around 21°15'00"E 52°06'17"N + GO - GO (1985-2001),” S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium [traveled to: Galeria Zacheta, Warsaw]

“Pureza,” Galería Juana de Azipuru, Seville, Spain

“Ruhe,” BWA Galeria Bielska, Zielona Góra, Poland


2000

“Quit,” White Cube, London

“Between Meals,” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan


1999

“Be good,” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Sza,” Galeria Foksal, Warsaw

“Mañana,” Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid


1998

“Hygiene,” Galeria Labirynt 2, Lublin, Poland


1997

“Selection,” Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo

“a, e, i. o. u,” Galeria Foksal, Warsaw [traveled to: Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld, Germany] 

“Revision 1986‑1997,” IVAM, Centre Del Carme, Valencia, Spain

“Ordnung,” Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm

“Out,” London Project, London


1996

“Pause,” Galeria Foksal, Warsaw


1995

“J'ai en ma possession un certificat de vaccination contre: le cholera, Ia fievre jaune, le typhus, la variole. Le Creux de L'Enfer,” Centre d'art contemporain, Thiers, France 

“Un Día,” Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Seville, Spain

“When you wet the bed, /1987/,” Galeria Miejsce, Cieszyn, Poland

“Dawn,” Tate Gallery, London


1994

“Laadplatform,” Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

“Rampa,” Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

“Buenas Noches,” Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid

“37.1 (cont.),” The Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles

“Rampen,” Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm

“Winterhilfsverein,” Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana

“Die Rampe,” Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands


1993

“37,1” Galeria Foksal, Warsaw [traveled to: Polish Pavilion, 45th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy]

“36, 6,” List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts

“Die Rampe,” Galerie Marc Jancou, Zürich, Switzerland


1992

“No body,” Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna

“Bitte,” Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany

“36,6,” The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago


1991

“xxx,” De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam

“April/My body cannot do everything I ask for,” Galeria Foksal, Warsaw

“IV/IX My body cannot do everything I ask for,” Galerie Isabella Kacprzak, Cologne, Germany

“Xl/My body cannot do everything I ask for,” Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles


1990

“xxx,” Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm

“Good God,” Galeria Dziekanka, Warsaw


1989

“Installation Abel,” Galeria PO, Zielona Gora, Poland

“River,” Galeria Labirynt 2, Lublin, Poland


1986

“Percepta Patris Mei Servivi Semper,” Galeria Pokaz, Warsaw


1985

“Remembrance of the First Holy Communion”, Zukow, Poland

“Wolves, Nowolves,” TPSP, Warsaw

Two Person/Group Exhibitions


2016

"A Brief History of Humankind. 100,000 Years of Cultural History," The Art and Exhibition Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn, Germany


2015

“Rotrixagatze,” On Stellar Rays, New York

“40 Years / 40 Artists,” University Museum of Contemporary Art, University of Massachusetts Amherst, Amherst

“Partial Presence,” Zabludowicz Collection, London

“Gathered Fates,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin

“A Brief History of Humankind: An Exhibition,” Israel Museum, Jerusalem

"Setting," VIANA ART, New York

"E Pluribus Unum," Galeria Marilia Razuk, Sao Paolo

"Poor Art - Rich Legacy: Arte Povera and parallel practices, 1968-2015," Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

"Poland - Israel - Germany: The Experience in Auschwitz," Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Krakow

"Patrice Chéreau: un musée imaginaire," Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

“Shibboleth,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

“From Auschwitz to Ambleside,” Windermere Library, Windermere, United Kingdom

“Back to The Abyss,” Belfort Museums, Belfort, France


2014

“Arena,” Centre of Contemporary Art, Torun

“Les yeux seuls sont encore capables de pousser un cri,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv

“La Disparition Des Lucioles,” Collection Lambert, La Prison Sainte-Anne, Avignon, France

“In the Near Future: The Collection of the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw,” Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

“Black Milk- Holocaust in Contemporary Art,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde

“For Each Gesture Another Character,” Art Stations Foundation, Poznan, Poland

“Tatsuno Art Project 2014,” Tatsuno, Japan

“Everyone Has a Name,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv

“La guerra che verrà non è la prima,” Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rovereto, Italy

“Drawn,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin

“The Art of the Public Commission,” Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm

“Il Piedistallo Vuoto. Fantasmi dall’Est Europa,” Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna, Italy

“Mit Galicji,” International Cultural Centre, Krakow, Poland

“The Dream of Warsaw,” Pastificio Cerere, Rome

“As Your Can See: Polish Art Today,” Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw


2013

“Memory. Registers and Territories,” International Cultural Center, Krakow

“British British Polish Polish: Art from Europe’s Edges in the Long ‘90s and Today,” The Centre for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

“In the Heart of the Country,” Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

“Kiasma Hits,” Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Finland

“Open City,” Art Festival in Public Places, Lubin, Poland

“Sculpture in the Close: Jesus College,” Jesus College, Cambridge, England

“In the heart of the country,” Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

“15th Media Art Biennale,” WRO Art Center, Warsaw, Poland

“Il Palazzo Enciclopedico,” 55th Venice Biennale, Arsenale, Venice

“Glasstress: White Light/White Heat,” 55th Venice Biennale, Palazzo Franchetti, Venice, Italy

“2nd Project Biennial of Contemporary Art,” D-0 ARK Underground, Konjic, Bosnia and Herzegovina

“Gesprache uber personliche Themen – Miroslaw Balka e Roni Horn,” Galleria Rafaella Cortese, Milan, Italy

“Twisted Entities: Contemporary Polish Art,” Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

“Makhno’s Boys/Isaac Babel,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

“93,” Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

“Selected Works,” Malmo Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

“An Approach to Being, Darkness, Infinity, Everyday Life,” @KCUA Gallery, Kyoto


2012

“The Last Days of Pompeii: Decadence, Apocalypse, Resurrection,” The J. Paul Getty Museum, Getty Villa, Los Angeles

“Still ON—the 35th anniversary of ON Gallery,” Old Synagogue, Poznan

“Gespräche über persönliche Themen,” Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

“Correspondences. Modern Art and Universalism,” Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

“W strone Schulza,” Spokojna Gallery, Warsaw, Poland

“What To Think. What To Desire. What To Do,” CaixaForum, Barcelona

“Cieszyn, kocham Cie z daleka,” Szara Gallery, Cieszyn

“Reality Bites/Document in Contemporary Art. Works from the Collections,” Museum of Comtemporary Art, Helsinki

“Void,” Galeria BWA Sokol, Nowy Sacz, Poland

“An hour of light,” Dvir Gallery, 11 Nahum St, Tel Aviv, Israel

“Dziennik Getta — Ryunski. Z Podziemnego Archiwum Getta Warszawskiego,” Kordegarda, Warsaw

“Foreigners Everywhere: Works from the Pomeranz Collection,” The Jewish Museum, Vienna

“Written in Water,” The Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb

“PREPASTPOST CONTINUOUS: Miroslaw Balka and Douglas Gordon,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

“UM-Festival,” Gerswalde, Germany

“Evil is here,” Dvir Gallery, 11 Nitzana St, Tel Aviv, Israel


2011

“Power of Fantasy: Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland,” Palais de Beaux Arts, Brussels

“2666,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

“Niemandslicht,” Kunstmuseum, Bochum, Germany

“Herzlyaartlv Contemporary Art Biennial,” Herzliya, Israel

“The Present And Presence. Arteast 2000 and Collection Of Works From The National Collection,” Moderna Galerija, Muzej Sodobne Umetnosti Metelkova, Ljubljana

“Dreams of power,” Zamek Culture Centre, Poznan, Poland

“More Light,” Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, Netherlands

“New Order,” White Cube Mason’s Yard, London

“Side by Side Poland-Germany 1000 Years of Art and History,” Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin

“Miroslaw Balka and Tania Bruguera,” Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid

“Shaping a Collection: An Interpretation of the Fundacion Botin Collection,” Santander, Spain

“We Will Live We Will See,” Zabludowicz Collection, London

“New Realities: PhotoGraphik from Warhol to Havekost,” Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin

“Ostalgia,” New Museum, New York

“Particolare: Art that Sparks Unrest,” Pallazo Dona, Venice

“History in Art,” Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Krakow, Poland

“New Order,” Art Stations Foundation, Poznan, Poland

“I could live in Africa,” BWA, Wroclaw, Poland

“Litos Grafera,” Kunst Centret Silkeborg Bad, Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, Norway

“Building Memory,” Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel

“Rhythmic Exercises,” BWA Sokol, Nowy Sacz, Poland

“Between Honey and Ashes (Part 1),” S.I. Witkiewicz, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin


2010

“Roz-Poznanie Miejsca,” Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw, Poland

“The Reality of Lowest Rank / Luc Tuymans: A Vision on Central Europe,” Arentshuis, Stadshallen, Bruges, Belgium

“Highlights from The Cologne KunstFilmBiennale in Berlin,” KW Institute of Contemporary Art, Berlin

“Transylwania,” BWA Zielona Gora, Poland  

“Sila sztuki,” Palac Sztuki, Lviv, Ukraine

“I could live in Africa,” Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

“Word Pictures: Talking Films,” Platan Gallery, Budapest

“Kupferstichkabinett: Between Though and Action,” White Cube, London

“Morality Act VII: Of Facts and Fables,” Witte de With, Rotterdam

“Cokolwiek,” Przychodnia Gallery, Poznan, Poland

“A Pair of Left Shoes,” Muzej Suvremene Umjetnosti-Novi, Zagreb, Croatia

“Di Goldene Keyt,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

“Elogio della Semplicita,” Stelline Foundation, Milan, Italy

“Che cosa sono le nuvole? Works from the Enca Righi collection,” Museion, Bolzano, Italy

“Morality Act IV: I could live in Africa,” Witte de With, Rotterdam

“Atlas,” Museo Reina Sofia, Madrid

“Ordinary Madness,” Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania


2009

“Lichtzwang,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel

“Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation,” Museum of Modern Art, New York

“DLA Piper: This is sculpture,” Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England

“I could live in Africa,” Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal Unterowisheim [traveled to: Museum Sztuki Nowoczesnej, Warsaw; Sita Sztuki, Palac Sztuki, Lviv, Ukraine; Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands; BWA Wroclaw, Wroclaw, Poland (2011)]

“A Pair of Left Shoes - Reality Check in Eastern Europe,” Bochum Museum, Bochum, Germany [traveled to: Muzej Suvremene Umjetnosti-Novi, Zagreb]

“Invasion of Sound: Music and the Visual Arts,” Galeria Zacheta, Warsaw

“Acknowledgement to…,” Galerie Isabella Czarnowska, Berlin

“KOANOW TO (NOT)EXISTENCE,” Baltycka Galeria Sztuki Wspolczsnej, Slupsk, Poland

“Labyrinth of Memory. Faces of Evil 1939-2009,” BWA Katowice, Katowice, Poland


2008

“Still/Motion: Liquid Crystal Painting,” Prefectural Art Museum, Mie, Japan [traveled to: The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan; Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo]

“Republika bananowa. Ekspresja lat 80,” BWA Wałbrzych, Wałbrzych, Poland [traveled to: Muzeum Narodowe, Szczecin; Galeria Wozownia, Torun; Galeria Miejska Arsenał, Poznan; CSW Łaźnia, Gdańsk]

“8784h,” X-ray Gallery, Lubon, Poland

“Bifurkacje,” Centum Rzezby Polskiej, Oronsko, Poland

“Minimum maksimum,” BWA, Lublin, Poland

“Souvenirs,” Ben Gurion University, Beersheba, Israel

“Lustwarande ’08: Wanderland/Pleasure-garden,” Tilburg, Netherlands

“Re-Reading the Future,” International Triennale, National Gallery, Prague

“deca-dance,” Museu Nacional do Conjunto Cultural da Republica, Brasilia, Brazil

“Involved,” ShanghART H-Space, Shanghai, China

“Sztuka cenniejsza niz zloto,” Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw


2007

“Medium.Post.Mortem.” Centre Wallon d’Art Contemporain, la Chataigneraie, Flemalle, Belgium [traveled to: Muzeum Narodowe, Szczecin, Poland]

“GK Collection #1,” Stary Browar, Poznan, Poland

“Beyond,” Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow

“Leaving in material world: ‘Things’ in Art of the 20th Century and Beyond," The National Art Centre, Tokyo

“Archicooking,” NonStop Festival, Wroclaw, Poland

“New Agora,” International Academy of Intercultural Dialog, Wroclaw, Poland

“Identity,” Museum of Architecture, Wroclaw, Poland

“no title,” Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv

“Pan Topor dzis nie przyjdzie,” Rondo Sztuki, Katowice, Poland

“Marcello Maloberti,” Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan, Italy

“Imperium zmlyslow/The Empire of Senses, Stary Browar, Poznan, Poland


2006

“Arteast Collection 2000+23,” Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

“Terytoria,” Centrum Kultury, Lublin, Poland

“The Form is Emptiness – The Emptiness is Form,” Fabryka Schindlera, Krakow [traveled to: Galeria Sektor I, Gornoslaskie Centrum Kultury, Katowice, Poland]

“In the Face of Evil,” Miejska Galeria Sztuki, Czestochowa, Poland

“The Exotic Journey Ends,” Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw

"The 80's: A Topology," Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal

“Collection of Malopolska Fundacja Muzeum Sztuk Wspolczesnej Znaki czasu,” Galeria MBWA, Olkusz, Poland

“Polemos: the work of art between conflict and resolution,” Fortress of Gavi, Alessandria, Italy

“Hot/Cold: Summer Loving,” Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw

“Premio Biella Per L’incisione 2006,” Museo del Territorio Biellese via Quintino Sella, Biella, Italy

"Still Points of the Turning World," SITE Sante Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, New Mexico

“Ideal City/Invisible Cities,” Zamosc, Poland and Potsdam, Germany

“Y Ahora Sin Ti…,” Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid

"Sublime Embrace: Experiencing Consciousness in Contemporary Art," Art Gallery of Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

“Zones of Contact,” 15th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney


2005

“Freiheit und Verantwortung,” Universitat der Kunst, Berlin

“Theorema: A Private Collection in Italy,” The Enea Righi Collection, Collection Lambert, Avignon, France

“Vanishing Point: Hidden Beauty in Contemporary Art,” The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

“Horyzont zderzen,” Stara Rzeznia, Poznan, Poland

“Czas kultury,” Arsenal, Poznan, Poland

“VIS A VIS (non ho capito le ultime parole),” Instituto Polacco and Galleria Volume, Rome

“The Experience of Art,” Venice Biennale, Venice

“Beauty and Sanctity/Vanishing Point: Hidden Beauty in Contemporary Art,” The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

“Idyll,” Middelheim Open Air Museum, The Netherlands

“Chocolate Grinder No. 3 / Continental Breakfast,” Comitato Trieste Contemporanea, Trieste, Italy

“Acqua,” Palazzo della Borsa, Genova, Italy  

“Positioning-In the New Reality of Europe,” The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan [traveled to: Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo]

“Drawing from the Modern 1975-2005,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York


2004

“N(e)orretratos,” Galeria Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid

“Rohkunstbau,” Wasserschoss Gross Leuthen, Spreewald, Germany

“Lateral Landscapers,” ICANOF Media Art Show, Hachinohe, Japan

“Art Poznan,” Stary Browar, Poznan, Poland

“Joyce in Art,” Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin

“The skull and other still lives,” Academy of Fine Arts, Poznan, Poland

“Prym,” BWA, Zielona Gora, Poland [traveled to: Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw]

“Arteast 2000+,” Izbor Del Iz Mednarodne In Nacionalnih Zbirk, Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana

“Out of Place,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin

“Transcultures,” The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens

“Warszawa – Moskwa, Sztuka polska i rosyjska 1990 – 2000,” Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw [traveled to: Galeria Trietiakowska, Moscow]

“Sygnowano Stanko,” Fabryka Trzciny, Warsaw

“Amongst Differences,” Galeria Hansgrohe-Aquademia, Tarnowo Podgorne, Poland

“I carry in front of the mirror,” Galeria Szara, Cieszyn, Poland

“Passage Europe,” Musee d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Metropole, St. Etienne, France

“Mysla, slowem, forma, obrazem,” Stary Browar, Poznan, Poland

“Eclipse,” White Cube, London

“Continental Breakfast,” The Public Bath, Belgrade, Serbia 


2003

"Rituale in der zeitgenossischen Kunst," Akademie der Kunst, Berlin

“Sic! sa langt / Sic! So far,” Kulturtorget, Stavanger, Norway

“Distopia and Heterotopia between meals,” Museum of Art, Hachinohe, Japan

“About We,” Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

“Dekada,” Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw

"Phantom of Desire," Neue Galerie, Graz, Austria

“An International Legacy: Selections from Carnegie Museum of Art,” American Federation of Arts, New York

"Absolut Generations," Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

“The Anxious Creation,” Galeria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Verona, Italy

“A body,” Centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

“Labirynt,” University of Hertfordshire Galleries, Hertfordshire, England

“Dog in Polish Art,” Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok, Poland

"Winterreise," Starmach Gallery, Krakow, Poland


2002

"The Unthought Known," White Cube, London

"Arte all’ Arte," San Gimignano, Italy [traveled to: “2nd International Art Biennale of Buenos Aires,” The National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires]

"Retrospectacle: 25 Years of Collecting Modern and Contemporary Art," Denver Art Museum

“Essences,” Kuxta, Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain

“Conversation?,” Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Academy of Fine Arts, Athens

“2000+ Arteast Collection,” Cifte Amam, Skopje, Macedonia


2001

“In Between,” The Art Institute of Chicago & Cultural Center, Chicago

“Negotiators of Art,” Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow

“Oblicza smierci,” BWA, Katowice, Poland

“Lugares de la Memoria,” EACC, Castellón, Spain

“Milano Europa 2000,” PAC e La Triennale de Milano, Milan, Italy

“Postawy,” BWA, Lublin, Poland

“Absolut Secret,” Espace Tajan, Paris

“Biurokracja / Bureaucracy,” Galeria Foksal, Warsaw

“New to the Modern,” The Museum of Modern Art, New York


2000

“I’m Not Here: Constructing Identity at the Turn of the Century,” Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

“Still,” Alexander and Bonin, New York

“Between Cinema and the Hard Place,” Tate Modern, London

“Ombra della Ragione,” Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

“The Oldest Possible Memory,” Sammlung Hauser & Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland

“Time and moments,” Galeria Stara, Galeria Labirynt 2, Lublin, Poland

“Absolut Ego,” The Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Palais du Louvre, Paris

“Wanas 2000,” Wanas, Sweden

“00,” Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

“The Vincent,” Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands

“Through Melancholia and Charm,” Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin

“Amnesia,” Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany

“Vanitas,” The Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, Virginia

“L’autre moitié de l’Europe,” Jeu de Paume, Paris

“Negotiators of Art. Facing Reality,” The Balthouse Center of Contemporary Art, Gdansk, Poland

“Beware of Exiting your Dreams. You may Find Yourself in Somebody Else’s,” Galeria Zacheta, Warsaw

“Scena 2000,” Center of Contemporary Art, Warsaw

“Absolut Art,” Milesgarden, Stockholm

“Arteast 2000+,” Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia


1999

“Ars Aevi,” Museum of Sarajevo, Sarajevo

“Lost Paradise,” Galeria Presença, Porto, Portugal

“Uchwyt,” Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

“Distant Similarities,” Narodini Galerie, Prague

“Fauna,” Galeria Zacheta, Waraszawa, Poland

“Aspects-Positions,” Museum Moderner Kunst, Stifung Ludwig, Vienna

“Trace,” First Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art,” Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, England

“As Above, So Below,” The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia

“Three Stanzas: Miroslaw Balka, Robert Gober, and Seamus Heaney,” Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia

“Triennale der kleinplastik 1998. Europa Afrika,” SüdwestLB, Stuttgart, Germany

“Held & let go,” Oliver Art Center, California Collage of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California

“Am horizont,” Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany


1998

“10: Intensita in Europa,” Pecci Museo, Prato, Italy

“Wounds Between Democracy and Redemption in Contemporary Art,” Moderna

Museet, Stockholm

“Privacy,” (with Luc Tuymans), Fundaçao de Serralves, Porto, Portugal    

“Displacements,” (with Rachel Whiteread and Doris Salcedo), Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

“a,e,i,o,u,” São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil

“Art and the Environment-From an Ecological Point of View,” National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

“Minimal Maximal,” Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany


1997

“Umedalen Sculptur 1997,” Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umea, Switzerland

“Sztuka z Polski / Art from Poland 1945‑1996,” Mucsarnok, Budapest

“Niemandsland,” Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany

“Art from Poland 1945‑96,” Tallinns Konsthall, Tallinn


1996

“Distemper,” Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

“Horizons: 14 Polish Contemporary Artists,” Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea [traveled to: Gwangju Museum of Contemporary Art, Gwangju, Korea; Chosun Ilbo Gallery, Seoul]

“For the Museum of Contemporary Art Sarajevo 2000,” Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana

“Pax,” Studio per l’Arte Contemporanea Tucci Russo, Torre Pellice, Italy

“Betong,” Konsthall Malmö, Malmo, Sweden

“Styki/Contact Prints,” Galeria Foksal, Warsaw

“City Space,” Copenhagen


1995

“ARS 95,” The Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki

“Incidentes. Seis visiones desde Europa,” Casa da Parra, Santiago de Compostela, Spain

“Where is Abel, the brother?,” Galeria Zacheta, Warsaw

“Rites of Passage: Art for the End of the Century,” Tate Gallery, London

“Ripple Across the Water,” Watari Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

“The Carnegie International 1995,” The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

“The Mind has a Thousand Eyes,” Burnett Miller Gallery, Santa Monica, California

“Selected Works,” Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia


1994

“Till Brancusi,” Konsthall Malmö, Malmo, Sweden

“Europa, Europa,” Kunst und Ausstellungshalle der BRD, Bonn, Germany

“The Little House On The Prairie,” Marc Jancou Gallery, London

“Tuning Up #2,” Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany


1993

“Zeichnungen Setzen Zeichen. 44 Künstler der Documenta IX: Arbeiten auf Papier,” Galerie Raymond Bollag, Zürich

“Rosa e Giallo, Le Creux de l’enfer,” Centre d'art Contemporain, Thiers, France

“Rosa e Giallo,” La Criee, Halle d'art Contemporain, Rennes, France

“Sonsbeek 93,” Sonsbeek Park, Arnhem, Germany

“De La Main a La Tete. L'objet theorique,” Domaine de Kerguehennec, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Locminé, France

“Douce Ouvres Dans l'espace,” Domaine de Kerguehennec, Centre d'art Contemporain, Locminé, France

“Baltic Sculpture - Gotland 93,” Visby, Sweden

“Artificial Paradises,” Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles

“Restaurant,” Restaurant La Bocca, Paris

“Zugabe 1983-1993,” Kaiser Wilhelm Muzeum, Krefeld, Germany


1992

“Von Angesicht zu Angesicht,” Galerie Isabella Kacprzak, Cologne, Germany

Documenta 9, Kassel, Germany

“Muzeum Sztuki w Lodz 1931‑1992,” Musee d'art Contemporain & ELAC, Lyon, France

“Polnische Avantgarde 1930‑1990,” Neuer Berliner Kunstvereins, Berlin

“The Boundary Rider,” 9th Biennial of Sydney, Sydney, Australia


1991

“Sculpture,” Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles

“Metropolis,” Martin‑Gropius‑Bau, Berlin

Miller‑Nordenhake, Cologne, Germany

“Kunst- Europa,” Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany

“Le Monde Critique,” Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

“Europe Unknown,” Palace Sztuki, Krakow

“Kolekcja Sztuki XX w. w Muzeum Sztuki w Lodz,” Galeria Zacheta, Warsaw

“Borealis V,” Kunstmuseum Pori, Pori, Finland

“Körper und Körper,” Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria

“Rosa e Giallo,” Galeria Pieroni, Rome

“Von Angesicht zu Angesicht,” Stadtgalerie, Kiel, Germany


1990

“Dialog,” Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej, Warsaw

“Aperto ’90,” 44th Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna

“Possible Worlds,” Institute of Contemporary Arts/Serpentine Gallery, London


1989

“Middle Europe,” Artist’s Space, New York

“Dialog,” Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany and Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej, Warsaw

“Feelings,” Galeria Dziekanka, Warsaw

“Na obraz i podobienstwo. Nowa ekspresja religijna,” Dawne Zakłady Norblina, Warsaw


1988

“Sculpture in the Garden,” Stowarzyszenie Architektow Polskich, Warsaw

“B.K.K.,” Haags Centrum voor Aktuele Kunst, The Hague, Netherlands

“Polish Realities,” Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland

“Bruno Schulz,” Pawilon SARP, Warsaw

“A teraz rzezba,” Pawilon SARP, Warsaw


1987

2nd Biennial of the New Art, Zielona Gora, Poland

“Co słychac,” Dawne Zakłady Norblina, Warsaw


1986

“Expression of the Eighties,” Galeria BWA, Sopot, Poland

“Figures and Objects,” Galeria BWA, Pulawy, Poland

“Dyplom ’85,” Galeria BWA, Sopot, Poland

Activities in consciousness “Neue Bieriemiennost”


1989

“Keine Neue Bieriemiennost” Galeria BWA, Bialystok, Poland


1988

“xxx,” Galeria Rzezby, Warsaw


1987

“For Jean Bedel Bokassa,” Galeria Stodola and Galerie Rzezby, Warsaw


1986

“One Night Flower,” Galeria Dziekanka, Warsaw

“After Holiday Presentation,” Galeria Wieza, Warsaw

“For Peace,” Galeria Wieza and Galeria Dziekanka, Warsaw

“For All Saints,” Galeria Wielka, Poznań, Poland

 

* a series of exhibitions and "active vernissages" done in collaboration with Miroslaw Filonik and Marek Kijewski

Theater Collaborations


2015

"Magic Mountain," Malta Festival Poznan, Poznan, Poland

“Magic Mountain,” Sacrum Profanum Festival, ICE Krakow Congress Centre, Krakow


2011

“Jan Karski (Mon nom est une fiction),” directed by Arthur Nauzyciel, Avignon Theatre
Festival, France

Permanent Outdoor Projects


2010

AUSCHWITZWIELICZKA, ul. Lipowa, Kraków


2009

University of California Mission Bay, San Francisco


1997

Steven Oliver’s Ranch, Geyserville, California


1996

K.K. Olsson’s Collection, Umea, Sweden

De Geer’s Collection, Hanaskog, Sweden

Memorial for the Victims of the Estonia ferry, Stockholm


1993

Kröller- Müller Museum, Otterlo, Holland

Selected Public Collections

 

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

Domaine de Kerguehennec, Bignan, France

Fundacion “la Caixa,” Barcelona, Spain

Fundacao de Serralves, Porto, Portugal

Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C.

Kiasma, Helsinki

Kroller-Muller Museum, Otterlo, The Netherlands

Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany

Moderna Galerija, Ljubliana

Moderna Museet, Stockholm

Museet for Samtiskunst, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

Denver Art Museum, Denver

Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sarajevo

Museum of Modern Art, Mexico City

Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna

Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

Sammlung Hauser and Wirth, St. Gallen, Switzerland

San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Schyl Collection, Malmo Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

Tate Gallery, London

Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany