David Kordansky Gallery

  • Untitled, 2016, oil on gesso board, 13 3/4 x 11 7/8 x 1 1/8 inches (35 x 30 x 3 cm)
  • Untitled, 2015, oil on gesso board, 13 3/4 x 11 13/16 inches (35 x 30 cm)
  • Untitled, 2014, oil on gesso board, 14 1/8 x 12 1/8 x 1 inches (35.9 x 30.8 x 2.5 cm)
  • Untitled, 2013, oil on gesso board, 19.69 x 15.75 inches (50 x 40 cm)
  • Untitled, 2013, oil on gesso board, 13.78 x 11.81 inches (35 x 30 cm)
  • Frischzelle_13: Markus Amm, 2011, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany, Installation view
  • Frischzelle_13: Markus Amm, 2011, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Germany, Installation view
  • Untitled, 2011, gesso and oil on linen stretched on wooden board / gesso board, 13.88 x 11.88 inches (35.26 x 30.18 cm)
  • Untitled, 2011, acrylic spray paint, and gesso on canvas, 61.42 x 49.61 inches (156 x 126 cm)
  • Untitled, 2010, acrylic gesso on canvas, 102.2 x 70.8 inches (260 x 180 cm), 2 parts, each: 51.1 x 70.8 inches (130 x 180 cm)
  • Untitled, 2010, oil on gesso board, 13.7 x 11.8 inches (30 x 35 cm)
  • Untitled, 2010, oil on gesso board, 13.7 x 11.8 inches (35 x 30 cm)
  • Untitled, 2010, oil on gesso board, 28 x 24 inches (71 x 61 cm)
  • Untitled, 2009-2010, oil paint, spray paint, staples on acrylic glass on board, 65 x 53 inches (165 x 135 cm)
  • Untitled #4, 2008, oil paint, oil based enamel paint and paper on canvas, 72.83 x 51.18 inches (185 x 130 cm)
  • Untitled, 2007, enamel on canvas and paper, 70.87 x 53.15 inches (180 x 135 cm)
  • Untitled, 2006, enamel on canvas and paper, 70.87 x 53.15 inches (180 x 135 cm)
  • Untitled, 2006, enamel on canvas and paper, 70.87 x 53.15 inches (180 x 135 cm)

Biography

born 1969, Stuttgart, Germany
lives and works in Berlin, Germany


EDUCATION

1993-2000
Hochschule für Bildende Künste Hamburg, Germany
Hochschule für Gestaltung Offenbach, Germany
Kunstakademie Stuttgart, Germany


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS / TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2017
*Markus Amm, organized by Ines Goldbach, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland

2015
Markus Amm, Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna, Austria

2014
Herald St, London, England

2012
Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg, Germany
Herald St, London, England

2011
David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2010
*Frischzelle_13: Markus Amm, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany

2009
Basement and Ground Floor, The Breeder, Athens, Greece

2008
Herald St, London, England

2007
Art 38 Basel: Statements, Galerie Karin Guenther, Basel, Switzerland

2006
David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg, Germany
The Breeder Gallery, Athens, Greece
westlondonprojects, London, England

2005
Herald St, London, England

2004
Projektraum, Rheinschau, Cologne, Germany

2003
Spate Blatter, Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg, Germany
Ladybird, Gastatelier Goldbekhaus, with Ellen Gronemeyer, Hamburg, Germany

2002
Projektraum vier 5, Fiedler/Reichert, Frankfurt, Germany

2001
Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg, Germany
Galerie 45 with Kerstin Stoll, Fiedler/Reichert, Frankfurt, Germany
Katsura, KX-Kampnagel, Hamburg, Germany

2000
Die Mandarin Emphase, HfbK-Hamburg, Dipl.-Ausstellung, Hamburg, Germany
Lumiere Aluminique, video projection, Robert Johnson, Frankfurt, Germany
Post, Galerie Nomadenoase (Golden Pudel Club), Hamburg, Germany

1999
1, video projection with Stefan Panhans, Fahrradhalle Offenbach, Germany
tele 5, Hamburg, Videos shown: Eau Savage and Monochrome Orange


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2017
La Cabale du cheval Pégase, Hard Hat, Geneva, Switzerland

2016
Fritto Misto, C L E A R I N G, New York, NY, July 14 – August 14, 2016

2015
X, curated by Sarah McCrory, Herald St, London, England
Markus Amm, Alexandra Bircken, Michael Dean, Herald St, London, England

2014
Variations: Conversations In And Around Abstract Painting Today, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Winter Show/Exposition d’Hiver, Marc Jancou, New York, NY
Mind is Outer Space, organized by Alice Conconi and Loring Randolph, Casey Kaplan, New York, NY
Die Geometrie der Dinge, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany
*Only here: The Federal Republic of Germany’s Contemporary Art Collection Acquisitions from 2007 to 2011, curated by Anne-Marie Bonnet, Hans-Jörg Clement, Yilmaz Dziewior, Ingrid Mössinger, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany
Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out, White Flag Projects, St. Louis, MO
*Very New Works*, DUVE Berlin, Berlin, Germany

2011
Painting Extravaganza, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy
The Minimal Gesture, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
*Actual Fact / Factual Fact, Märkisches Museum Witten, curated by Oliver Zybock, Witten, Germany
konkret.analytisch.radikal.oder so, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany
Abstract & Traces, Ribordy Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland

2010
Photogenic- Abstract Photography, Blanket Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Quantos Queres, MARZ Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal
Burn Baby Burn!, Galerie Duve, Berlin, Germany
SUPERNATURE: An exercise in loads, AMP, Athens, Greece
Gruppenausstellung, Artleib, Düsseldorf, Germany

2009
My Summer Show, Galerie Lelong, New York, NY
A Twilight Art, Harris Lieberman, New York, NY

2008
The Krautcho Club / In and Out of Place, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin, Germany, and Project Space 176, London, England
Never Seen Before, Deutsche Bank, Berlin, Germany
Johann König, Berlin, Germany
Le Retour, Nice & Fit, Berlin, Germany
*Triumph of Painting 4: Germania, Saatchi Gallery, London, England

2007
Ballet Mécanique, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, England
The Language of Vision, Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art, Middlesbrough, England
*Neuer Konstruktivismus, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Museum Waldhof, Bielefeld, Germany
STUFF: International Contemporary Art from the Collection of Burt Aaron, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, MI
Lines, Squares and Cubes, Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, Germany
Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England

2006
Blind Date Passau, curated by Araine Grigoteit and Jessica Morgan, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Worlen, Passau, Germany
Friedrich, curated by Bruce Haines, Doggerfisher Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Dereconstruction, curated by Matthew Higgs, Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY
Finding Neverland, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland
Blind Date, Sammlung Deutsche Bank Collection, Galerie Kunstforum, Seligenstadt, Germany
The Figs Play Fox Dead, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
West London Projects with Yesim Akdeniz, curated by Christiane Schneider, London, England
Freitagskueche, Berlin, Germany

2005
liquid soft lightning touch, Doggerfischer Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Meet you at the corner, Fortescue Ave Gallery, London, England
Inaugural, Herald St., London, England
Alles. In einer Nacht., Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, NY
*William Blake & Sons, Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Irrational thoughts…, Galerie Hauf, Stuttgart, Germany
The addiction, Gagosian Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Square Dance, Galerie Jacky Strenz, Frankfurt, Germany

2004
*Formalismus, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
New Party, The Breeder Projects, Athens, Greece
Lokaltermin, Haus der Kunststiftung, Stuttgart, Germany
Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zürich, Switzerland
Ausstellungsraum Taubenstrasse 13, Hamburg, Germany
Black Friday – Exercises in Hermetics, Galerie Joanna Kamm, Berlin, Germany

2003
EASTinternational, curated by Toby Webster and Eva Rothschild, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, England
Kaiserpassage 16/21a, Karlsruhe, Germany
Reisefreiheit, Stipendiatenausstellung, curated by Rita Kersting, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Work on Paper, Dumbo Art Center, Brooklyn, NY

2002
Yes, We’re Excerpts, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
Metropolitan, Galerie Jürgen Becker, Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg, Germany
Ich ging im Walde, Galerie Borgmann/Nathusius, Cologne, Germany
Rraum02-ideoblast, Manifesta, Frankfurt, Germany
Metropolitan, Galerie Borgmann/Nathusius, Cologne, Germany
Kunsthaus Hamburg, Stipendiatenausstellung, Hamburg, Germany
Jahresgaben, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Kaiserstrasse 21a, Karlsruhe, Germany
tele 5, Hamburg, Germany, Videos shown: Eau Savage and Monochrome Orange

2001
First Review, Galerie 45, Frankfurt, Germany
Street of tomorrow, Galerie 45, Fielder/Reichert, Frankfurt, Germany
Temple Bar Gallery, Cooperation with Cadiophon, (A. Rischer/F. Lüsing), Dublin, Ireland

1999
1, Video, Videolounge Messehalle 2, Bremen, Germany
Space and other infinities, Passau, Germany

1998
Osygus, Produzentengalerie, Hamburg, Germany
Echo-Park, Bieber-haus, Hamburg, Germany


GRANTS AND AWARDS
2015
Artist in Residence, Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna, Austria

2005
Residency Delfina Studio Trust, London

2003
Neue Kunst in Hamburg; travel grant for New York

2002
Grant from Kunstfonds Bonn
Grant from Goldbekhaus Hamburg

2001
Grant from Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg

1997
Dietze-Award, Dietzestiftung, Hfbk Hamburg


BIBLIOGRAPHY
(*indicates non-periodical book, catalog, or other publication)

2017
*Markus Amm, texts by Ines Goldbach and Jan Verwoert, Basel and New York: Kunsthaus Baselland and Karma, 2017
Heim, Christoph, “Soll ich kaufen, soll ich nicht?,” BazOnline.ch, June 14, 2017

2016
“Artist Spotlight: Markus Amm,” Booooooom.com, July 13, 2016
“Frieze New York Announces 2016 Randall Island Park Line Up,” ArtLyst.com, January 22, 2016

2014
Griffin, Jonathan, “The New Dealer,” T Magazine, September 14, 2014, p. 124-128

2013
*Nur hier: Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland Ankäufe von 2007 bis 2011, curated by Anne-Marie Bonnet, Hans-Jörg Clement, Yilmaz Dziewior, Ingrid Mössinger, Bonn: Bundeskunsthalle, 2013, p. 22-23
Smith, Roberta, “Mind Is Outer Space,” The New York Times, Art in Review, July 26, 2013, p. C 23

2012
“Markus Amm at Karin Guenther,” Contemporary Art Daily, December 27, 2012
“Markus Amm,” PlugProjects.com, September 2, 2012

2011
“First major exhibition of works by Cathy Wilkes outside the UK at GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst,” ArtDaily.org, November 27, 2011
“Must-See Paintings Shows: November,” New American Paintings, November 27, 2011
Moxon, David, “Markus Amm: Subtle Minimalism,” Painters-Table.com, November 14, 2011
“The subtle minimalism in the paintings of Markus Amm, David Kordansky Gallery, Culver City, CA,” Abstraktion.org, September 28, 2011
“Timothy Taylor Gallery Brings Together a Group of Cross-Generational Artists for Exhibition,” ArtDaily.org, June 6, 2011
Miers, Mary, “Exhibitions to see in June,” CountryLife.co.uk, June 2, 2011

2010
*Schimpf, Simone, Frischzelle_13: Markus Amm, Stuttgart: Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, 2010, p. 7-10

2009
Rosenberg, Karen, “Into the Darkroom, With Pulleys, Jams, and Snakes,”The New York Times, November 5, 2009

2008
*Germania: New Art From Germany, Saatchi Gallery. Jonathan Cape, Random House: London, 2008
Coomer, Martin, “Markus Amm,” Time Out London, April 18, 2008, p. 186-187
Ward, Ossian, “Gothic Art Revival,” Time Out London, January 2, 2008

2007
*Heraeus, Stefanie, ed., Neuer Konstruktivismus – Markus Amm, Florian Baudrexel, Dieter Detzner, Karsten Konrad, Simon Dybbroe Møller, Bernd Ribbeck, Bielefelder Kunstverein. Kerber Verlag: Bielefeld, 2007, p. 16-21
“Minimalism and After,” Daimlerchrysler, Germany, 2007, p. 148-149

2006
Brooks, Amra, “Regional Roundup: Los Angeles,” Artinfo.com, December 27, 2006
Brooks, Amra, “Must See Art,” LAWeekly.com, December 20, 2006
Birckett, Richard, “Lichtspiel,” Fairy Tale, Fall 2006

2005
*William Blake & Sons, Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland
Birkett, Richard, “Markus Amm,” Untitled, Issue 36, Autumn 2005, p. 64
Herbert, Martin, “Markus Amm,” Time Out London, September 14-21, 2005
Smith, Roberta, “Art in Revivew; Alles. In Einer Nacht.,” NYTimes.com, July 15, 2005

2004
*Dziewior, Yilmaz, ed., Formalismus. Moderne Kunst, heute (Formalism. Modern Art, today), Kunstverein Hamburg. Hamburg: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2004, p. 228

2002
*Kunsthaus Hamburg, Stipendiatenausstellung, Hamburg, Germany

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