Victor Man


Born 1974

Lives in Berlin, Rome, and Cluj, Romania


Solo Exhibitions


“Victor Man,” Blum & Poe, Tokyo

“Victor Man,” Fürstenberg Zeitgenössisch, Donaueschingen, Germany


“Victor Man,” Galeria Plan B, Berlin

“Victor Man,” MD72 / Galerie Neu, Berlin


"Victor Man," Gladstone Gallery, New York


“Zephir,” Haus der Kunst, Munich

“Zephir,” Zachęta– National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

“Zephir,” Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin


“The Third Cover,” Galerie Neu, Berlin

“In un altro aprile,” Villa Medici, Rome

“Szindbád,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium


“Victor Man,” The Grand Duke Jean Museum of Modern Art, Luxembourg

“The White Shadow of His Talent,” Blum & Poe, Los Angeles


“Lazarus Protocol,” Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland

“The Painting, the Drawing, and Other Objects and Situations,” Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen, Germany

“The Painting, the Drawing, and Other Objects and Situations,” Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany


“The Dust of Others,” Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy


“If Mind Were All There Was,” Hayward Gallery Project Space, London

“Victor Man,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“Victor Man,” Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands

“Victor Man,” Centre international d'art et du paysage de l'ile de Vassiviere, île de Vassivière, France


“attebasile,” Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, England

“Black Hearts Always Bleed Red,” Blum & Poe, Los Angeles

“On relative loneliness,” Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy


“Without going into the extravagance that’s in trees,” Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy

“Vestigial specialization on its way out,” Johnen Galerie, Berlin

“Victor Man,” Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, Germany


“With the First Totters,” Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam

“The place I’m coming from,” Timothy Taylor Gallery, London


“Farewell till next time,” Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam

“Victor Man,” Plan B, Cluj, Romania 

Group Exhibitions


“The New Frontiers of Painting,” Fondazione Stelline, Milan, Italy

“Life A User’s Manual,” Art Encounters 2017, Timisoara & Arad, Romania

“Pélamide,” Gladstone Gallery, Brussels 

“Con amore più che non amore,” Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy

“The act of drinking a Coke by yourself is the lowest form of art,” Fonderia Artistica Battaglia, Milan, Italy


"Artworks from Enea Righi Collection," Palazzo Fortuny, Venice

"These Strangers...Painting and People," S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

"Open Ended: Painting and Sculpture since 1900," San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California

“Identity Revisted,” The Warehouse, Dallas, Texas

“DÉPENSES,” LABANQUE, Béthune, France


"All the World's Futures: 56th International Art Exhibition," Venice Biennale, Venice


“Mirror,” Frith Street Gallery, London

“20 Years Galerie Neu,” Galerie Neu, Berlin

“See What You See,” 21er Huas - Nationalmuseum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Wien

“State of Mind,” Maison Particulière, Brussels

“Almoskönyv,” Ujazdowski Castle, CCA, Warsaw

“Vertigo in Painting, “ Centre D’art du Grand Quevilly, France

“The Empty Pedestal,” Museo Civico Archeologico, Bologna, Italy

“Imitatio Christie’s. partoftheprocess6,” Galleria Zero, Milan


“Utopia Starts Small,” Felbach Triennial, Felbach

"Nightfall," Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague

“European Travelers,” Mucsarnok, Budapest

“Ein vages Gefühl des Unbehagens, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

“Nur hier: Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland,” Kunst-und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany

“partoftheprocess5,” Galleria Zero, Milan

“Dislessica,” Bianca Arte Contemporanea, Palermo

“1:1,” Atelier 35, Bucharest

“Cattedrale,” Instituto Svizzero di Roma, Rome

"GEN X," Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di San Marino, San Marino


“La Triennale: Intense Proximity,” Palais de Tokyo, Paris

“Six Lines of Flight,” San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco

"Fremde Überall - Foreigners Everywhere," Jewish Museum in Vienna, Vienna

“European Travellers, Art from Cluj Today,” Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Mucsarnok,      Budapest

“A House of Leaves,” David Roberts Foundation, London

“Salonul de vera,” Galeria Plan B, Cluj, Romania

“Nightfall,” MODEM, Debrecen, Hungary


“A Geographical Expression,” Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

“Salonul de mai,” Plan B, Cluj, Romania

“Caderea,” Muzeul de Arta, Cluj, Romania

“Curated by,” Galerie Charim, Vienna


14th Vilnius Painting Triennial, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius

“Der Offene Garten,” Kunstahalle Lingen, Lingen, Germany

“Romanian Cultural Resolution,” Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

“Tanzimat,” Augarten Contemporary, Belvedere Museum, Vienna

“Berlin show #2,” Plan B, Berlin

Haifa Mediterranean Biennale of Contemporary Art, Haifa, Israel

“The concrete garden,” off-site project, organized by Centre international d'art

et du paysage de l'ile de Vassiviere, l'ile de Vassiviere, France

“Antidote 6,” Galerie des Galeries, Galeries Lafayette, Paris

“PPP, Public Private Paintings,” Mu.Zee, Ostend, Belgium


“Sequelism: Part 3 Possible, Probable and Preferable Futures,” Arnolfini, Bristol, England

“In the Time of Art,” Fundacion Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina

“Biennale Estuaire Nantes / St Nazaire,” Frac des Pays de la Loire Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain, Carquefou, France

“Dreaming the Mainstream,” Vilma Gold Gallery, London

“When the mood strikes,” Museum Dhont-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium

“Lesposizione Universale,” Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo, Italy

“Reframing,” Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Andratx, Andratx, Spain

“15th Anniversary Inaugural Exhibition,” Blum & Poe, Los Angeles


“Wessen Geschichte / Whose (His)tory,” Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

“Locked-in,” Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg

“Back to Black,” Kestnergesellschaf, Hanover, Germany

“Persona,” Centre dArt du Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux, France

“Kabul 3000: Love Among The Cabbages,” Galleria Zero, Milan, Italy

“Expenditure,” Busan Biennale, Busan Museum of Modern Art, Busan, Korea

Art Focus 5, International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Jerusalem

Young Artists Biennial, Re-Construction, Bucharest

Berlin show #1, Galeria Plan B, Berlin


52nd Venice Biennale, Romanian Pavilion, Venice, Italy

“Gesellschaftsbilder,” Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

“House Trip,” Art Forum Berlin, Berlin

“Duet,” Lehmann Maupin, New York

“Makers and Modelers,” Gladstone Gallery, New York

“More or less in the same place or another,” Plan B, Cluj, Romania

“Past, Present, Future Perfect: Selections from the Ovitz Family Collection,” H&R Block Artspace, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City

“Paper Baglady & Other Stories,” Timothy Taylor Gallery, London

Prague Biennale 3, Prague

“Filaturen,” Sies+Höke, Dusseldorf, Germany


“Farewell to Icon,” Anna Helwing Gallery, Los Angeles

“Cluj Connection,” Haunch of Venison, Zurich

“AWOL,” Biennial of Young Artists, Bucharest

“The Sun on the Wall,” Pavel House, Laafeld, Austria

“Icon,” Chung King Project, Los Angeles

Willa Warszawa, Warsaw

“partoftheprocess2,” Galeria Zero, Milan, Italy

“Dark Dreams,” Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, Germany


“Post Fragile,” Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland

“Expanded Painting,” Prague Biennale 2, Prague

“Fragile,” Analix Forever, Geneva, Switzerland


Museum of Art, Cluj, Romania


City Art Museum Ljubljana, Mestna Galerija 1, Ljubljana

”Views 2,” Israel Museum, Jerusalem

“Facing the Real,” Artists House, Jerusalem