Paloma Varga Weisz

PALOMA VARGA WEISZ 

Born 1966 Neustadt an der Weinstrasse, Germany                                         

Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

Education


1990-98

Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany


1987-90

Holzbildhauer, Garmisch – Partenkirchen, Germany

Solo Exhibitions


2017

“Skulpturenhalle,” Thomas Schütte Stiftung, Neuss, Germany


2016

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Gerhardsen, Gerner, Oslo

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” curated by Moritz Wesseler, Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen, Germany


2015

“Paloma Varga Weisz: Bois Dormant,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

"Glory Hole," Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria

“Root of a Dream,” Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy


2014

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Sadie Coles HQ, London


2013

“Krummer Hund,” Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin

“Krummer Hund,” Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany

“Unfired,” Capri, Dusseldorf, Germany


2012

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Sadie Coles HQ, London


2011

“Spirits of My Flesh,” Chapter Arts Center, Cardiff, Wales, England


2009

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel


2008

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Bumped Body,” Kunsthalle Wien Project Space, Karlsplatz, Austria


2007

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Sadie Coles HQ, London


2006

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin


2005

“Chor,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Sadie Coles HQ, London


2004

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany


2003

“Stubai-Frau,” Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany


2002

“Big Trip,” Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Kunstraum Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Tirol, Austria


2001

“Waldfrau,” Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany

“Windsbraut,” Kunstverein Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven-Stipendium, Germany


2000

“Paloma Cabaret,” Adeline Morlon Art Direction, Düsseldorf, Germany

“Demut,” Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, Germany


1999

“Paloma Varga Weisz,” Collection Ackermans, Xanten, Germany


1998

“Wilde Leute,” Galerie Bochynek, Düsseldorf, Germany

Group Exhibitions


2017

“Luther and the Avantgarde,” Altes Gefängnis, Wittenberg, Germany 

“Lucas Cranach the Elder,” Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany


2016

"Revolt of the Sage," Blain|Southern, London

"Behind the Curtain. Concealment and Revelation since the Renaissance," Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany

“QUEENSIZE – Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection,” Museum Arnhem, The Netherlands

“With a touch of pink, with a bit of violet, with a hint of green – Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany

“The Summer Exhibition,” Royal Academy of Arts, London

“Cloud and Cristal – the collection of Dorothee and Konrad Fischer,” Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen K20, Dusseldorf, Germany

“The Distance of a Day – New in Contemporary Art,” The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

“Sulta Croce – Giubileo 2016,” Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Lugano, Italy


2015

“Mother of the Year. Between Empowerment and Crisis: Images of Motherhood from 1900 to Today,” Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria

“NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection,” Rubell Family Collection, Miami

“THENnow: Paloma Varga Weisz and Giorgio Morandi, miart Mailand, Milan, Italy

“Plasters: Casts and Copies,” The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom

“The Marked Self: Between Annihilation and Masquerade,” BRUSEUM, Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, Austria

“Du sollst die (k)ein Bild machen,” Berliner Doms, Berlin

“The Problem of God,” Kunstsammlung Nordhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

“Where the Day Begins,” Lille Métropole Musée d’Art Moderne, d’Art Contemporain et d’Art Brut, Villeneuve-d'Ascq, France

“Ceramix,” Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, Netherlands


2014

“The Human Factor: Uses of the Figure in Contemporary Sculpture,” Hayward Gallery, London

“QUEENSIZE – Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection,” Stiftung Olbricht, Berlin 

“Basic Research – Notes on the Collection,” Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany 

“1984?,” Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich

“Sculpture Unchaperoned,” Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Vienna


2013

“Adventures of Truth – Painting and Philosophy: a narrative,” Foundation Maeght, Saint- Paul-de-Vence, France

“Sculptures from the Art Academy Dusseldorf since 1945,” Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen K20, Düsseldorf


2012

“Alone Together,” Rubell Family Collection, Miami

“Exquisite Corpses: Drawings and Disfiguration,” Museum of Modern Art, New York

“Sammlungspräsentation,” Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany

“Body Double,” Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, Michigan

“Portraits between Documentation and Fiction,” Kunstsammlung, Düsseldorf, Germany

“Prima Materia,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels

“Maison de Plaisance: Rosemarie Trockel, Paloma Varga Weisz,” Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany


2011

“A Collection in Process – New presentations and Works on Loan,” Sculpturenmuseum Glasken Marl, Germany

“Memories of the Future,” The Olbricht Collection, La Maison Rouge, Paris

“Paul Clay,” Salon 94, New York

“A million miles from home,” Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone, England


2010

“Roll-on / Roll-off,” Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany

“Neues Rheinland. Die postironische Generation,” Musueum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany

“Multiple Pleasures: Functional Objects in Contemporary Art,” Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York

“Intensif Station,” Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany

"Contemporary Eye: Crossovers,” Pallant House Gallery, Chichester, England

“Lebenslust und Totentanz,” Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Austria

“Larger than life stranger than fiction,” Triennale Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany'

"Aber Schwarz ist doch gar keine Farbe!,“ Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany

“Silent Revolution,” Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf, Germany


2009

“cargo,” Autocenter, Berlin / Bayrische Staatsoper München, München, Germany


2008

"The Krautcho Club / In and Out of Place,” 176 Gallery, London

“Go for it!” Olbricht Collection, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany

“Vom Gehen in viele Richtungen,” KIT Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, Germany

 


2007

“Der Symbolismus und die Kunst der Gegenwart,” Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

“Effigies,” Stuart Shave Modern Art, London

“Makers and Modelers,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Die Kunst zu Sammeln,” Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany

“re-dis-play,” Kunstverein Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

“Revue,” Zehn Jahre Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany


2006

“Effigies,” Stuart Shave Modern Art, London

“Makers and Modelers,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Die Kunst zu Sammeln,” Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany

“re-dis-play,” Kunstverein Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany

“Revue,” Zehn Jahre Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany


2005

“Always a Little Further,” Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

“The Addiction,” Gagosian Gallery, Berlin

“Blickachsen,” Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany

“Sammlung 2005,” Neupräsentation Kunstsammlung im K21, Düsseldorf, Germany

“The Wonderful Fund Collection,” Musée de Marrakech, Marrakech, Morocco


2004

“Actionbutton,” The State Russian Museum, St. Petersburg

“raumfürraum,” Kunstverein und Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany

“Triennale der Kleinplastik,” Fellbach, Fellbach, Germany

“Reflections,” Artuatuca Festival, Tongeren, Belgium

“Woodwork,” Anthony Grant, New York

“Kunst- und Foerderpreis Rheinland-Pfalz 2004 für Bildhauerei,” Schloss Waldthausen

European Triennial of Small-Scale Sculpture, Murska Sobota, Slovenia


2003

“Falling Angels,” Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

“Poeme-Image,” Schloß Wendlinghausen, Dörentrup, Germany

“Actionbutton,” Ankäufe der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Hamburger Bahnhof,

Berlin

“Not Afraid,” Rubell Family Collection, Miami


2002

“The Galleries Show,” Royal Academy of Arts, London

“Paloma Varga Weisz, Cecilia Edefalk und Michael Bach,” Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany

“on paper,” Andreas Grimm, Munich, Germany

“10 Jahre Bremerhaven-Stipendium,” Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany

“Go for it! Olbricht Collection in der Weserburg,” Museum für moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany


2001

Städtische Galerie am Bunten Tor, Bremen, Germany


2000

“Aroma,” Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany

Galerie Andreas Grimm, Palma de Mallorca, Spain


1998

“Aroma,” Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany

Galerie Andreas Grimm, Palma de Mallorca, Spain


1996

“Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Nordrhein-Westfalen,” Kulturhuset Stockholm, Stockholm