David Kordansky Gallery

  • LIT, 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, 2016, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany, Installation view
  • Narrative Stasis (Studio 798), 2008-2016, chromogenic print, 55 1/16 x 43 3/8 inches (140 x 110 cm)
  • Blue Portrait (Nokia N82), 2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, Installation view
  • What People Do for Money, 2016, Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Luma Westbau, Zurich, Switzerland, Installation view
  • First Abduction Attempt, 2014-2016, chromogenic print, 43 5/16 x 55 1/8 inches (110 x 140 cm)
  • Candles and Cubes, 2016, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 29 15/16 inches (60 x 76 cm)
  • La Fin de Satan, 2009-2015, chromogenic print, 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Sasquatch Century, 2015, Henie-Onstad Art Centre, Oslo, Norway, Installation view
  • Red Pump, 2014-2015, chromogenic print, 29 15/16 x 23 5/8 inches (76 x 60 cm)
  • Heiress with Dogs, 2014-2015, chromogenic print, 43 3/8 x 55 1/8 inches (110 x 140 cm)
  • The Curve, 2012-2015, chromogenic print, 43 3/8 x 55 1/8 inches (110 x 140 cm)
  • The Yellow Shell, 2014, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway, Installation view
  • Five Tears, 2014, gelatin silverprint, 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Pads, 2010-2014, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 29 15/16 inches (60 x 76 cm)
  • Shadow Work No. 3, 2014, chromogenic print, 55 1/8 x 43 3/8 inches (140 x 110 cm)
  • Avocado, 2013, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 30 inches (60 x 76.2 cm)
  • Narrative Stasis (Studio Kabuki), 2008-2013, chromogenic print, 22 1/2 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Shuttlecocks, 2011, chromogenic print, 22 7/16 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Napkins, 2011, chromogenic print, 55 1/8 x 43 1/4 inches (140 x 110 cm)
  • Golden Lager, 2007, chromogenic print, 22 7/16 x 17 3/4 inches (57 x 45 cm)
  • Baby, 2007, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 30 inches (60 x 76.2 cm)
  • Taking Liberties, 2006, chromogenic print, 55 1/8 x 43 5/16 inches (140 x 110 cm)
  • Apple, 2006, chromogenic print, 23 5/8 x 29 15/16 inches (60 x 76 cm)
  • Blues for Bigfoot, 2005, (clip) color video with sound, 14:00 minutes, looped
  • Nudist No. 6, 1999, chromogenic print, 15 3/4 x 19 11/16 inches (40 x 50 cm)
  • The Flute Player, 1997, chromogenic print, 11.81 x 15.75 inches (30 x 40 cm)
  • In a Norwegian Landscape 18, 1995, chromogenic print, 20 1/2 x 26 3/8 inches (52 x 67 cm)

Biography

born 1970, Stavanger, Norway
lives and works in Los Angeles, CA and Oslo, Norway

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

2019
*Fifth Honeymoon, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden; Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland

2018
Backlit Rainbow, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
*The Touch That Made You, organized by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
*Fifth Honeymoon, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

2017
Back in Touch, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany
*The Touch That Made You, organized by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London, England
Fence Studies / Wordless, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark
Birthday Sleep, Air de Paris, Paris, France
First Abduction Attempt and Other Photographs, Eva Presenhuber Gallery, New York, NY

2016
Blue Portrait (Nokia N82), organized by Elisabeth Sherman, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Matthew Mark Luke John and Other Photographs, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zürich, Switzerland

2015
Venetian Otaku, Team (Bungalow), Venice, CA
*I Am a Photograph, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Corpus Dubium, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY
The Face I Found I Will Find Again, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
*Sasquatch Century, Henie-Onstad Art Centre, Oslo, Norway

2014
The Yellow Shell, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, Norway

2013
Torbjørn Rødland, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY
American Photography, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark

2012

Before Behind Above Below, Air de Paris, Paris, France

2011
Eighteen Analogue Double Exposures, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
, Norway

2010

A Black Ant Traveling, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA

132 BPM, Studio Exhibition, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
Dearest Kitty, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark

2009
Pyromancy, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
, Belgium
Andy Capp Variations, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
, Norway

2008

Flegma, Sørlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand
, Norway
Myke Ekko/Soft Echoes, The Festival of North Norway, Harstad, Norway
Go to the VIP Room, Air de Paris, Paris, France

2007
Heads Hands Liquids, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA
More Whenever Minutes, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway


2006

Uglesommer, Haugar Art Museum, Tønsberg, Norway
Fantasies Are Facts, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo
, Japan
The Exorcism of Mother Teresa, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, NY
132 BPM, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY


2005

Dark Overground Light Underground, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark

2004

Grave with a View, Göteborg Museum of Art, Gothenburg, Sweden; Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark

2003

More Songs, Buildings and Girls, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Goodnight Moon, Goodnight Room, Goodnight Breasts, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway
*Grave with a View, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo; Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger
, Norway

2002

Black, Ars Futura, Zürich
, Switzerland

2001

Priests, Art & Public, Geneva
White, Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco

Everything as Always, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark

Rocks, Galleri Wang, Oslo
, Norway

1999

Joy inside my Tears, Air de Paris, Paris, France
*
Even Now, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway


1998
*
Close Encounter, Arkipilag, The Hallwyl Museum, Stockholm, Sweden


1997

Torbjørn Rødland, Norrtälje Konsthall, Norrtälje, Sweden


1996

Torbjørn Rødland, Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
(* indicates a publication)

2018
Mute, Amanda Wilkinson, London, England
Smooth Transitions, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland
The Marvellous Cacophony, curated by Danielle Kvaran and Gunnar B. Kvaran, 57th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Faithless Pictures, The National Gallery at The National Museum, Oslo, Norway

2017
Le château des destins croisés, organized by Air de Paris, Chez 11 Columbia, Monaco
Retour sur Mulholland Drive, La Panacée, Montpellier
The Photographic I - Other Pictures, curated by Martin Germann, Tanja Boon, and Steven Humblet, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium
Strange​ ​Attractors:​ ​The​ ​Anthology​ ​of​ ​Interplanetary​ ​Folk​ ​Art Vol.​ ​1​ ​Life​ ​on​ ​Earth, organized​ ​by​ ​Bob​ ​Nickas, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Trip of The Tongue, curated by Piper Marshall, Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Exit, curated by Adam Carr, Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Eternal Youth, curated by Omar Kholeif and Grace Deveney, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
*SNAP. Documentary and Portrait. Photography from the Collection, organized by Eva Klerck Gange, Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Norway
Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China
WAGSTAFF'S, curated by Richard Cynan Jones, Jane Matthews, and Adam Carr, MOSTYN, Wales, England

2016
Sinister Feminism, 12th A.I.R. Gallery Biennial, A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Send in the Clowns, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark
*What People Do for Money, Manifesta 11, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Luma Westbau, Zürich, Switzerland
*Bisou Magique, curated by Yundler Brondino Verlag, Galerie Derouillon, Paris, France
LIT, 9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany

2015
Misanthrope-NY, Mathew, New York, NY
Tree House Down, Ibid. Los Angeles, CA
Mon horizontalité, Galerie Untilthen, Paris, France
Eat Abstractedly, Mary Mary, Glasgow, Scotland

2014
Natura Lapsa, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
The Elephant Test, Lothringer13 Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich, Germany
*Everything falls faster than an anvil, Pace Gallery, London, England
Lens Reflex, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
The Body Issue, Hannah Hoffman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2013
Sea Salt and Cross Passes, The Modern Institute, Glasgow
, Scotland
*Altars of Madness, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg; Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
*
Rien faire et laisser rire, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Standard Escape Routes, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
, Norway

2012

Lost and Found: Anonymous Photography In Reflection, Ambach & Rice, Los Angeles, CA

Inside the Banana, Algus Greenspon, New York, NY

The Crystal Chain, Invisible-Exports, New York
, NY

2011

The Eye is a Lonely Hunter: Images of Humankind, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
Sam Samore, Torbjørn Rødland, Ryan McGinley, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium

Our House in the Middle of the Street, Maison des Arts de Malakoff, Paris, France

Catalogue of the Exhibition, Triple V, Paris
, France
Train Fantôme, Cruise & Callas, Berlin, Germany

2010
La Suite, Air de Paris, Paris
, France
The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis
, MO

2009

Summer Show, Hotel, London
, England
Phot(o)bjects, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, CA; Lawrimore Project, Seattle, WA
Bäckström/Männikkö/Rødland, Mai 36 Galerie Showroom, Zürich, Switzerland
*N’importe quoi, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France

To Be Determined, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
, NY

2008

The Station [inaugural exhibition], The Station, Miami
, FL
Disturbance, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
, South Africa
*Nordic Moods – The Landscape in Contemporary Nordic Photography, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark

Research on Men in Art Today, The John Institute, Palace, St. Gallen
, Germany

2007

*Destroy Athens, Athens Biennial, Athens, Greece
*
Mad Love, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark
People Take Pictures of Each Other, Lamontagne Gallery, Boston, MA

Beneath The Underdog, Gagosian Gallery Madison Avenue, New York
, NY
Hello I Am Crashing, Salon 94, New York, NY
*
Rock n’Roll Vol. I, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköping, Sweden; Sørlandet Art Museum, Kristiansand, Sweden

2006
*
Dreamlands Burn, Kunsthalle Budapest, Budapest, Hungary
Olaf Breuning & Torbjørn Rødland, Galería Leyendecker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain

Fiction, La Box, Bourges, France

Cold, Cold Heart, Courtauld Institute of Art, Somerset House, London
, England
Mafia (or One Unopened Packet of Cigarettes), STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway

Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
, Norway

2005

Trials and Terrors, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

Música-video-música, Reina Sofia Museum, Madrid
, Spain
5 X U, Team Gallery, New York, NY
*
Greater New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY
Similarities and Differences, Preus museum, Horten, Norway

De Natura, Abbaye Saint-André, Meymac
, France

2004
*
Nordic Art, Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, Germany
*
Geschiebe, Haus für Kunst Uri, Altdorf, Switzerland
*Anders Zorn og Nordisk Samtidskunst, Arken Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Germany
*Momentum–Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway
*20/20 Vision, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2003

Regarde, il neige (schizogéographie de la vie quotidienne), Le Centre national d'art et du paysage de Vassivièe en Limousin, Vassivièe, France
*
The Politics of Place, Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland
Beyond Paradise, Shanghai Art Museum, Shanghai, China

Yours Truly, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
, Denmark

2002

*Fundamentalism of the New Order, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
*
View Finder, Arnolfini, Bristol, England
*
The Golden Weekend, Kodama Gallery, Osaka, Japan; Gallery Side 2, Tokyo, Japan
*
Heroes and Holies, Invited ev+a, Limerick City Gallery of Art, Limerick, Ireland
On the Top of the World, Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan
, Italy
*Beyond Paradise, National Gallery, Bangkok, China; National Art Gallery, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
The Politics of Place, BildMuseet, Umeå, Sweden; Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Sollentuna
, Stockholm

2001

If a double-decker bus crashes into us.., Air de Paris, Paris
, France
*Make me feel, Art Athina 2001, Helexpo Exhibition Centre, Athens, Greece

Interferenze, Paesi Nordici, Palazzo delle Pappesse, Siena, Italy

Angel Heart, Air de Paris, Paris, France

Spring, Galleria Laura Pecci, Milano, Italy

In vivo, Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain, Sète, France

Kjærleikens ferjereiser, Lofoten International Art Festival, Svolvær, Norway


2000

Living, part I, Chicago project room, Los Angeles, CA
*
Utopia, Rogaland Kunstmuseum, Stavanger, Norway
Viva Scanland, Catalyst Arts, Belfast
, Ireland
*Elysian Fields, Purple Institute, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
*Park, Momentum–Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway
*
Organising Freedom, Nordic Art of the ‘90s, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
*Can you hear me ?, 2nd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany; Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany
Stadt/Land/Mensch, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany

1999
Palace, The Modern Institute, Glassbox, Paris
, France
Surveying the Landscape, Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York
, NY
*Can you hear me ?, 2nd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art, Stadtgalerie im Kulturviertel Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany
*Composite, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
*dAPERTutto, 48th International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
*
Near and Elsewhere, The Photographers’ Gallery, London, England
*
Signs of life, The Melbourne International Biennial, Melbourne, Australia
Wall 6>> Landscape #3, Air de Paris, Paris
, France

1998
*Nordic Nomads, White Columns, New York, NY
Standard Keyboard, The Pineapple, Malmö
, Sweden
Slipstream, Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow
, Scotland
La Voie Lactée, as proposed by the Purple Institute, Alleged, New York, NY
*
Fellessentralen, Cultural Production in Norway in the Nineties, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway


1997

*Nor-A-Way, Stadtgalerie im Kulturviertel Sophienhof, Kiel, Germany
*
Alikeness, Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Australia; Canberra Contemporary Artspace, Canberra, Australia

1996
*
i am curious: These Days, Cubitt Gallery, London, England
*Straight from the Heart, Valokuvagalleria Hippolyte, Helsinki, Finland

1995

Call of the Wild, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland


SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
(* indicates a publication)

2018
*Fifth Honeymoon, texts by Sianne Ngai and Matias Faldbakken, Bergen, Berlin, Stockholm and Helsinki: Bergen Kunsthall, Sternberg Press, Bonniers Konsthall and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, 2018
“Los Angeles Photography: Torbjørn Rødland,” Purple, issue 30, 2018, pp. 297-299
Kontis, Jamie, “Backlit Rainbow,” PIBE, Issue 7, Autumn/Winter 2018/19, pp. 94-97
Tran, Khanh T.L., "In The Know," LALA, Fall 2018, p. 54
Diehl, Travis, “Torbjørn Rødland: Into the Light,” Aperture, 232, Fall 2018, pp. 140-149
Finkel, Jori, “Push and Pull,” W, November 2018, Volume 7, pp. 100-109
“FIAC: A Cavalcade of Seriousness and Humour,” Elephant.art, October 18, 2018
Browne, Alix, “L.A. Art,” Departures, September 2018, pp. 146-151
"Fondazione Prada: Torbjørn Rødland 'The Touch That Made You'," WorldArtFoundations.com, August 20, 2018
Tang, Ed, "American Spirit, Slideshow: Under These American Skies," ArtAgencyPartners.com, July 10, 2018
Wilson, Michael, "Breathe In," Artforum.com, July 6, 2018
Osberg, Annabel, "Torbjørn Rødland; Will Boone," ArtilleryMag.com, July 4, 2018
Obrist, Hans-Ulrich and Oliver Maxwell Kupper, “Two Conversations with Torbjørn Rødland,” Autre, June 2018, pp. cover, 98-119
Fontaine, Pearl, "Mary Heilmann, Torbjørn Rødland, Ed Ruscha, and More Must-See LA Shows," Whitewall.art, June 28, 2018
Yerebakan, Osman Can, “The Strange and the Mundane: Torbjørn Rødland Interviewed by Osman Can Yerebakan,” Bombmagazine.org, June 19, 2018
Perry, Barlo, "TORBJØRN RØDLAND AT KORDANSKY," Paris-LA.com, June 17, 2018
Buys, Anthea, "The Professor of Desire," Kunstkritikk.com, June 13, 2018
Lehrer, Adam, "Norwegian Black Metal As A Conceptual Lens In Contemporary Art," Forbes.com, June 11, 2018
Le, Johnny, "Torbjørn Rødland 'Rainbow Backlit' Exhibition at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles," Purple.fr, June 6, 2018
"Torbjørn Rødland at David Kordansky Gallery," Flaunt.com, June 4, 2018
Woodward, Daisy, “Visionaries: Torbjørn Rødland,” Oak, Volume 9, 2018, pp. 42-43
Farago, Jason, “Interview, Torbjørn Rødland,” Even, Issue 10, Summer 2018, pp. Cover, 49 - 64
“Obsessions,” W, May/June 2018, p. 89
Miranda, Carolina A., "Datebook: Intimate paintings of queer men, African blacksmiths' ironworks and an indispensable assistant's exhibit," LATimes.com, May 31, 2018
“My Big Break: 7 Artists on Early Milestones That Changed the Course of Their Careers,” Artnet.com, May 31, 2018
Belgaux, Christian, "Myth's Endless Appeal," Morgenbladet.no, Reviews/Art, May 25, 2018
“What Not to Miss at Photo London this Weekend,” AnotherMag.com, May 17, 2018
Straaten, Laura van, "Ari Emanuel, Scarlett Johansson Scout Frieze New York," HollywoodReporter.com, May 4, 2018
Estiler, Keith, "The 11 Best Galleries to Follow During Frieze New York 2018," HypeBeast.com, May 4, 2018
Vail, H.W., “What to See at the 2018 Frieze Art Fair in N.Y.C.,” VanityFair.com, May 3, 2018
Armstrong, Annie, "Island in the Sun: Collectors Flock to Frieze New York for High-Temperature Opening," ArtNews.com, May 2, 2018
Dellas, Mary, "5 Must-See Artists at Frieze New York This Weekend," TheCut.com, May 1, 2018
"Fondazione Prada: Torbjørn Rødland 'The Touch That Made You'," WorldArtFoundations.com, April 2018
"AO PREVIEW -NEW YORK: FRIEZE NEW YORK AT RANDALL’S ISLAND, MAY 3RD-6TH, 2018," ArtObserved.com, April 29, 2018
Kaliman, Vasili, “Frieze New York 2018 preview: an insider’s guide,” Wallpaper.com, April 23, 2018
"Fondazione Prada Osservatorio opens 'Torbjørn Rødland: The Touch That Made You'," ArtDaily.com, April 18, 2018
"A Torbjørn Rødland exhibition at Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II, Milan," BlouinArtInfo.com, April 14, 2018
Cocoves, Athena, "Tom of Finland exhibit opens April 19 at Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit," ToledoCityPaper.com, April 12, 2018
Rea, Naomi, "What to Look Forward to at Miart 2018: The Educational, the Artistic, and a Bouncy Castle," Artnet.com, April 10, 2018
"Art Basel 2018," Wallpaper.com, March 26, 2018
Feddema, Sid, “Torbjorn Rodland | If It Wasn’t For These Photos, We’d Not Rest So Easy At Night,” Flaunt, Issue 158, 2018, pp. 122-129
Rauterberg, Hanno, Wenn die Bilder kraftvoll malmen, Die Zeit, Nr., February, 2018
Duncan, Fiona, “See Torbjørn Rødland's Spooky, Glamorous Portraits of Electro-Pop Queen Sophie,” Garage.Vice.com, February 8, 2018
Skidmore, Maisie,“The first UK solo show for a Norwegian artist who excels in ‘a queasy sense of unease’,” British Journal of Photography, January 2018
“The Castle of Crossed Destinies exhibition at 11 Columbia,” HelloMonaco.com, January 22, 2018
Harrison, Jess “Torbjørn Rødland: ‘Back in Touch’ at C/O Berlin,” BerlinArtLink.com, January 10, 2018
Rogers, Thomas “Like an Ad, but Unsettling and Arousing,” The New York Times, January 7, 2018, p. 14
Shepherd, Harriet, “Don’t Call Torbjørn Rødland’s Photography Weird,” Sleek-Mag.com, January 1, 2018

2017
*The Touch That Made You, texts by Hans Ulrich Obrist, Yana Peel, Bob Nickas, Alice Notley, Diane Nguyen, Julia Boukobza, Walead Beshty, and Stuart Krimko, London: Serpentine Galleries and Koenig Books, 2017
*The Model, London: Mack, 2017
"Torbjørn Rødland: The Touch That Made You," TimeOut.com, 2017
Barron, Benjamin, “Torbjørn Rødland,” ALL-IN, Issue 3, 2017, cover, pp. 186-202
George Pitts, “On Torbjørn Rødland,” CLOSE, Edition One: Summer 2017, New York, pp.16-21
Guette, Henri, "In London, Torbjørn Rødland burns like ice," TheSteidz.com, 2017
Strømme, Simen H., “Torbjørn Rødland’s first solo exhibition in the UK,” NorwegianArts.org.uk, 2017
“Torbjørn Rødland: The Touch That Made You,” TimeOut.com, 2017
Ha, Yae-Jin, "Torbjørn Rødland: How Powerful is a Face," 032c.com, Winter 2017/2018
“Visuals: Torbjørn Rødland,” Vestoj, Issue 8 – On Authenticity, Winter 2017, Nava Press, pp. 182-209
Barnes, Freire, "Who Is Torbjørn Rødland? The Norwegian artist has been named Bergen International Festival Artist for the 2018 edition," Medium.com, December 24, 2017
"Brilliantly Freaky Photographs of Young Adulthood by Torbjørn Rødland," Psytube.net, December 15, 2017
"Psychologically Evocative: Torbjørn Rødland at Serpentine Sackler Gallery, London," BlouinArtInfo.com, December 13, 2017
Israel, Alex, “Torbjørn Rødland: Silent Choices,” Kaleidoscope, Fall/Winter 2017, pp. 164-179
Moore, Lucy Kumara, “Torbjørn Rødland If you want it to be,” POP Magazine, Issue 37, Autumn/Winter, 2017, cover, pp. 604-607
Marie Healy, Claire, “Torbjørn Rødland,” Dazed, Volume IV, Autumn/Winter 2017, pp. 164-169
Farago, Jason, “Torbjørn Rødland,” The New York Times, November 24, 2017, p. C18
"5 to see this weekend," AestheticaMagazine.com, November 17, 2017
Hardy, Seb, “Torbjørn Rødland at The Serpentine,” PylotMagazine.com, November 14, 2017
Martinez, Christina Catherine, “The perverse photography of Torbjørn Rødland,” CNN.com, CNN Style, November 13, 2017
"FLOW – ON SHOW: TORBJØRN RØDLAND | THE TOUCH THAT MADE YOU," FlowPhotographic.com, November 10, 2017
Frizzell, Nell, “Torbjørn Rødland’s best photograph: a plate of teeth and cake hung in a dentist’s waiting room,” TheGuardian.com, November 1, 2017
Strømme, Simen H., "Torbjørn Rødland’s first solo exhibition in the UK," NorwegianArts.org, November 19, 2017
Bennett, Alex, "Torbjørn Rødland: The Touch That Made You," ThisIsTomorrow.info, November 14, 2017
Mackrell, Judith, “Culture highlights: what to see this week in the UK,” TheGaurdian.com, October 20, 2017
Ponzano, Giulia, "5 exhibitions to see in October | London," ATPdiary.com, October 15, 2017
Sedgwick, Catherine, "Wade Guyton and Torbjørn Rødland at Serpentine Galleries," TheUpcoming.co.uk, October 5, 2017
"Autumn At The Serpentine Galleries," SomethingCurated.com, October 4, 2017
Stephensen, Trine, "Interview – Torbjørn Rødland," Paper-Journal.com, October 4, 2017
Hawlin, Thea, “The Photographer Creating Scenes That’ll Get Under Your Skin,” AnOtherMag.com, October 3, 2017
Sadler, Victoria, "Victoria’s Top Ten London Art Shows, October 2017," VictoriaSadler.com, October 1, 2017
Romagny, Vincent, “Photographe de L’inquiétante,” Numéro Art, 1, September 2017-February 2018, pp. 78-85
Perry, Barlo, "TORBJØRN RØDLAND AT SERPENTINE SACKLER," Paris-LA.com, September 30, 2017
"Frieze Art Fair 2017: Our guide to the highlights of London's biggest art fair," Standard.co.uk, September 29, 2017
Silva, José da, Mcgivern, Hannah, and Donald Lee, "Three to see: London," TheArtNewspaper.com, September 29, 2017
“Exhibition preview: Autumn at Serpentine Galleries,” life.spectator.co.uk, September 25, 2017
"London's Must-See Exhibitions This Autumn," Sheerluxe.com, September 9, 2017
"The Touch That Made You," TankMagazine.com, August 2017
Cattelan, Maurizio, "Torbjørn Rødland," Purple Magazine, Volume III, Issue 27, Spring/Summer 2017, pp. 115-118
William J. Simmons, As Twisted As You Are, Interview, Muse, Issue 46 Spring/Summer 2017, Milan, pp.98-105/pp.222-231
Fite-Wassilak, Chris, “Wagstaff’s, Mostyn,” Art Monthly, reviews, June 2017, pp. 18-19
Durón, Maximiliano, "Selections from Around Art Basel 2017," ArtNews.com, June 13, 2017
Eymére, Jennifer, “Affaire de Famille,” Jalouse, May 18, 2017, pp. 64-75

2016
*Bisou Magique, with text by Guy Yanai, Yundler Brondino Verlag, 2016
*Confabulations, London: Mack, 2016
Lisbet Skregelid, “Tribuner for dissens,” Universitet i Oslo, pp.143-170
“Scorch Atlas,” Under The Influence, Issue 17, 2016, pp. 178-199
Mutti, Giulia Arcidiacono, “The Strange and Beautiful World of Torbjørn Rødlan,” OakTheNordicJournal.com, 2016
Anderson, Mitchell, “Torbjørn Rødland: Eva Presenhuber, Zurich,” Flash Art, Volume 49, Reviews, September/October 2016, p. 105
Lange, Christy, “Manifesta 11,” frieze, Reviews, September 2016, pp. 164-165
Steer, Emily, “Horny, Hurting and Healing,” Elephant, Issue 27, Encounters, Summer 2016, pp. 136-143
Smolik, Noemi, "Wellnessveranstaltung statt Provokation, Beruf statt Berufung,” Kunstbulletin.ch, July/August 2016, p. 34
"Torbjørn Rødland,” Texte zur Kunst, No. 102, June 2016, pp. 228-229
Campbell, Max, "A Norwegian Artist’s Memory Disturbances,” NewYorker.com, June 12, 2016
Lequeux, E., "Les doux délires de Torbjørn Rødland," Magazine M, April 23, 2016, pp. 4-5
“Carte blanche à Torbjørn Rødland,” Lemonde.fr, April 5, 2016
Schneider, Vanessa, "L’agonie de la Salton Sea,” LeMonde.fr, February 15, 2016

2015
*Torbjørn Rødland: I am a photograph, Brussels: Rodolphe Janssen, 2015
*Torbjørn Rødland: Sasquatch Century, Milan and London: Mousse Publishing and Koenig Books, 2015
Høgsberg, Milena, “Torbjørn Rødland, Through Familiar Forms,” New Scandinavian Photography, MELK/Black Dog Publishing, pp. 202-219
Julie Boukobza & Fabrice Paineau, “Interview with Torbjørn Rødland,” Double, No. 30 F/W 2015, Paris, pp39-41
“Portfolio: Torbjørn Rødland, Loving Lies,” Double, No. 30, Fall/Winter 2015, pp. 20-37
"Surf: A Mood Board," Kaleidoscope, Issue 2015, Fall 2015, p. 166
Blom, Ina, “Dream Work,” Artforum, Vol. 54, No. 1, September 2015, pp. cover, 338-349
Benson, Frank, “The Sculptors, On Recent Acquisitions,” Aperture, 219, Summer 2015, p. 12
Johnson, Ken, "Review: Torbjorn Rodland Mixes the Religious With the Evocative," The New York Times, Art & Design, June 12, 2015, p. C21
Haraldseth, Geir, "Torbjørn Rødland–Purple, Yellow and Instagrams," Tableau Paper #5, Spring/Summer, pp. 56-58
Ke, Xu, "Torbjørn Rødland–Essence of photography,” ArtChina, May 2015, pp. 22-27
Ulekleiv, Line, "Spekulerende fotografier," Klassekampen, February 4, 2015, pp. 26-27
Røed, Kjetil, "Torbjørn Rødlands fotografier er gåtefulle og urovekkende,” Aftenposten.no, January 26, 2015
Vosin, Marie-Isdahl, "Dum, dummere, dypere," Natt&Dag, January 2015, pp. 20-23

2014
*Nordic Contemporary, edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi, London: Thames & Hudson, 2014, pp. 298-300
"Two Pipes," Spike Art Quarterly, Nr. 41, 2014, pp. 62-63
Berardini, Andrew, "Perversion is Bliss," PARIS LA, Issue #11, 2014, pp. 30-45
Blalock, Lucas and Jens Hoffmann, “Folding the Periphery,” Mousse, #42, 2014, cover, pp. 118-131
Skylstad, Kristian, “In conversation with Torbjørn Rødland: The Bleeding Image," Objektiv #10, 2014, pp. 44-53
Grunenberg, Robert, "Close Encounters," L’Officiel Hommes Deutschland, Fall 2014, pp. 298-305
Penn, Asher, “Torbjørn Rødland,” Sex Magazine, Issue #9, Fall 2014, pp. 300 - 302
Sharp, Chris and Hanne Mugaas, “MONO,” Kaleidoscope, Issue 22, Fall 2014, cover, pp.118-147
"Torbjørn Rødland The Claw," Wallpaper, 188, November 2014, cover, pp. 230-253
“Torbjørn Rødland,” Purple, Issue 21, Spring/Summer 2014, p. 82, 93
Ou, Arthur, "Touchy Feely,” Osmos Magazine, Issue 03, April 2014, pp. 24-31
Blind Spot, Issue 47, March 2014 p. 70

2013
*Metalfest Fanzine, Paris: Frenetic Happiness, 2013
The Third Rail, Issue 1, Minneapolis, 2015, pp. 37-43
Bore, Kristina Kettle, "Torbjørn Rødland, Pablo Pedersen," Particular Facts, 2013, pp.109-114
Murphy, Olivia, "Photographs: Torbjørn Rødland,” Doingbird, 2013, pp. 5, 35, 76-81
Lesourd, Elodie, "Baptism or Death: Black Metal in Contemporary Art, Birth of a new Aesthetic Category," Helvete, Issue 1, Winter 2013, pp. 29-43
Chaillou, Timothée, "Torbjørn Rødland Interview,” Double, No. 26, Fall/Winter 2013, pp. 56-58
“Portfolio: Torbjørn Rødland, Interpretive Studies,” Double, No. 26 Fall/Winter 2013, pp. 16-55
Varadi, Keith J., "The New Image: Torbjørn Rødland at Algus Greenspon," ArtCritical.com, October 10, 2013
Antaya, Christine, “Torbjørn Rødland,” Frieze.com, September 2, 2013
Homma, Takashi, “Tørbjørn Rødland, ‘Vanilla Partner’,” The Photobook Review, #004, Spring 2013, p. 21

2012
*Vanilla Partner, Mack, 2012
*Lefèvre, Jéröme, "Pure. Fucking. Armageddon," Black Metal: Beyond the Darkness, London: Black Dog Publishing, 2012, pp.120-122
*Andy Capp Variations, New York: Hassla Books, 2012
“Sentences on Photography,” Objektiv #5, 2012, pp. 78-81
“Torbjørn Rødland,” This Long Century, issue 05, p.23
Blind Spot, Issue 45, 2012, p.4, 6, 13, 41
Storm, Christian, " Visiting the Art Exhibits in Torbjørn Rødland’s Dreams,” Vice.com, November 27, 2012
Asbjørn Risnes Jr., Per, “Vaniljebilder," D2–Dagens Næringsliv, November 9, 2012, pp.38-45
Tovborg, Alexander, "Det åndelige nulpunkt – Introduktion: Torbjørn Rødland," Kirken i dag, September-November 2012, cover, pp. 8-13, 19-21, 25-27, 31
“Inside the Banana,” The New Yorker, Galleries—Downtown, September 3, 2012, p. 10


2011
Rødland, Torbjørn, "I am the first Photograph,” ThisLongCentury.com, 2011
Rødland, Torbjørn, "Sentences on Photography,” CanopyCanopyCanopy.com, 2011
“Tell mum everything is ok,” no.5–Stigma, Éditions FP&CF, 2011, p.47, 73
Mossige, Cecilie, "Det hvite i det svarte i det grønne i oss," Personae 3-4, 4. Årgang, 2011, pp. 96-103
Ustvedt, Øystein, "Ny norsk kunst etter 1990," Fagbokforlaget, 2011, pp.16-18
Rød, Arve, "To for prisen av en," Dagens Næringsliv, December 10, 2011, p.76
Gabrielsen, Emma Clare, “Nakenfotografering," Natt&Dag, December 2011, pp. 12-18

2010
Mølster, Eva Løveid, "Visuell Analfabetisme – Om norske fotobøker," Objektiv utgave 2, 2010, pp. 56-61
“Snapshot,” ArtReview, issue 43, September 2010, p.25
*Brinch, Sara, "Naiv – med overlegg. En refleksjon over Torbjørn Rødlands ‘I Want to Live Innocent’ og ideen om et naivt fotografi," Text & Kontext, Sonderreihe Band 55, Copenhagen and Munich: Wilhelm Fink Verlag, 2010, pp. 135-159
Ross, Trine, "Krævende kunst," Politiken, February 6, 2010

2009
*A day in the Life of, Stockholm: Libraryman Co., Ltd., 2009
Haugstad, Børre, "Andy Capp kuppet valgkampen," Verdens Gang, September 4, 2009, pp. 38-39
Nicklas, Bob, "The Perverted Photography of Torbjørn Rødland,” Vice, The Photo Issue 2009, June 30, 2009, pp. 214-225

2008
*I WANT TO LIVE INNOCENT, Göttingen: SteidlMack, 2008
Aasan, Øystein, "Portrait Torbjørn Rødland: The Lean, the Mean and the Real," Spike Art Quarterly, Nr.18, pp. 56-65
Weiser, Johan Otto, "Strålende fotoutstilling," Fedrelandsvennen, Kultur, December 2, 2008, p. 9
"Torbjørn Rødland in conversation with Shane Lavalette,” PhotoEye.com, October 30, 2008
"Dorothée Perret in conversation with Rødland," PARIS LA #1, Winter 2008, pp. 56-63
Bianchi, Paolo, "Ästhetik der Fotografie: Fotografie der Reflexion," Kunstforum International, July-August 2008, pp. 168-169, 118
Røed, Kjetil, "Books: I WANT TO LIVE INNOCENT," ArtReview, Issue 23, June 2008, p. 162
Kessler, Sarah, "Torbjørn Rødland: Opposites Must Never Cease to Come Together," Whitewall, Issue 9, Spring 2008, pp. 82-97
Spurkland, Marte, "Endelig hjemme," D2–Dagens Næringsliv, February 29, 2008, pp. 26-35

2007
"Something So Very Wrong. A Conversation Between Rødland and Gil Blank,” Uovo, nr.13, 2007, pp. 168-195
Røed, Kjetil, "Se om igjen," Billedkunst, Nr.2, 2007, p.22
Ramberg, Truls, "Fotografiske forstyrrelser," Aftenposten, Nr. 47, January 29, 2007, p. 9

2006
*White Planet, Black Heart, with texts by Gil Blank, Ina Blom and Hillary Raphael, Göttingen: SteidlMack, 2006
Gronlund, Melissa, "Profile 3: Torbjørn Rødland, Special Focus Norway,” ArtReview, December 6, 2006, p. 83
Blom, Ina, "Dum – dummere – rock’n roll?" Morgenbladet, July 14-20, 2006, p. 28
Ulekleiv, Line, “Sommerromanser," Morgenbladet, June 16,2006
Haugstad, Børre, "Tester tabuer," Verdens Gang, June 16, 2006, pp. 40-41
Lindman, Erik, "The Spring Break Guide to World Art – New York," Columbia Spectator, March 8, 2006
Goodrich, John, "Gallery-Going," The New York Sun, March 2, 2006, p. 17

2005
Strømmen, Marit, "Påmeldt igjen," Aftenposten, February 18, 2005, p. 10
Cotter, Holland, "5 X U," The New York Times, July 22, 2005, p. 32

2004
*Cotton, Charlotte, "The Photograph as Contemporary Art," World of Art, London: Thames & Hudson, pp. 215-216
Herbert, Martin, "Torbjørn Rødland; Natasha Egan, Photography plugged and unplugged," Contemporary Magazine, no.67, October 2004, cover, pp. 20-25, 70-73
Yang, Haegue, "Torbjørn Rødland," Luxury Magazine, no.11, November 2004, pp. 172, 174
Brodow, Anna, "Dödsmetallare blir mytisk krigare," Svenska Dagbladet, February 28, 2004
Stahre, Ulrika, "Under ytan något okänt," Aftonbladet, February 19, 2004

2003
*Grave with a view, ed., Oslo: Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, 2003
Edwards, Natasha, "Torbjorn Rodland," Modern Painters, vol.16, Winter 2003, p. 129
“Focus Photography,” Flash Art, no.233, November/December 2003, p. 110
Amazeen, Lauren Dyer, "Torbjørn Rødland, Oslo," Tema Celeste, issue 98, July/August 2003, p. 86
Børresen, Einar, "Reflektert romantiker," Rogalands Avis, May 28, 2003
Borgen, Trond, "På sporet av den tapte følelsen," Stavanger Aftenblad, May 26, 2003
Flor, Harald, "Bilder bortenfor ironien," Dagbladet, March 16, 2003
Bulie, Kaare, "Forhør av klisjeene," Dagens Næringsliv, March 15-16, 2003

2001
Torgneskar, Per Olav, "Et forhør av Klisjeene,” Tendens, 2001
Pioselli, Alessandra, “Spring," Flash Art, no.228, 2001
Corbetta, Caroline, "Northern Flair," Vogue Italia, no.615, November 2001
Fox, Dan, "Another Green World," Frieze, issue 60, June-August 2001, pp. 80-83
Askeland, Ole, "Doble budskap," Stavanger Aftenblad, June 30, 2001
Gade, Rune, "Uskyldens scenografi," Information, May 12, 2001
Nicol, Michelle, "Keine mittelmässige Kunst,” Neue Zürcher Zeitnung, April 29, 2001

2000
Buer, Liz, "Torbjørn tok bussen," Magasinet, Dagbladet, September 30, 2000
Zahm, Olivier, "Nus avec Nike," Style 2: Supplément Libération, April 29, 2000, pp.6-8
Simpson, Bennett, "Torbjorn Rodland’s Sentimental Education," Nu: the Nordic Art Review, March-April 2000, cover, pp. 52-59
Rian, Jeff, "Torbjørn Rødland," Flash Art, no.210, January-February 2000, pp.121-122

1999
*Even Now, Oslo: Galleri Wang, 1999
Horakova, Dana, "Art Edition 2; Das Wundersame im Alltagsmüll,” Welt am Sonntag, November 14, 1999
Flor, Harald, "Foto og farskap,” Dagbladet, February 2, 1999

1998
Rian, Jeff, "Taking Names," Purple Fashion, #4, Winter 1998, pp. 168-177
Borgen, Trond, "Stormønstring i små porsjoner," Stavanger Aftenblad, October 28, 1998
Ekelund, Torbjørn, "Hest i solnedgang," Dagbladet, February 20, 1998

1994
Hedberg, Hans, "Nature is a partition. On the works of Torbjørn Rødland,” Index, Volume 2, 1994, cover

    Selected Press

  • The New York Times
    2018
    Like an Ad, but Unsettling and Arousing
    Thomas Rogers
  • Autre
    2018
    Two Conversations with Torbjørn Rødland
    Hans-Ulrich Obrist and Oliver Maxwell Kupper
  • Even
    2018
    Interview: Torbjørn Rødland
    Jason Farago
  • Purple Magazine
    2017
    Torbjørn Rødland
    Maurizio Cattelan
  • NewYorker.com
    2016
    A Norwegian Artist's Memory Disturbances
    2016
  • BlouinArtInfo.com
    2016
    Torbjørn Rødland: Blue Portrait - Nokia N82
  • Elephant
    2016
    Horny, Hurting and Healing
    Emily Steer
  • frieze
    2016
    Manifesta 11
    Christy Lange
  • Flash Art
    2016
    Torbjørn Rødland: Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
    Mitchell Anderson
  • Artforum
    2015
    Dream Work: Ina Blom On The Art Of Torbjørn Rødland
    Ina Blom
  • The New York Times
    2015
    Review: Torbjorn Rodland Mixes the Religious With the Evocative
    Ken Johnson
  • The Brooklyn Rail
    2015
    Torbjørn Rødland ‘Corpus Dubium’
    Charles Schultz
  • frieze.com
    2015
    Torbjørn Rødland, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
    Brian Sholis
  • InterviewMagazine.com
    2015
    Torbjørn Rødland’s Uneasy Surfaces
    Colleen Kelsey
  • Modern Painters
    2015
    12 Best In Show: 12 Museum Exhibitions Not To Miss In 2015
  • AmericanSuburbX.com
    2015
    Torbjørn Rødland: ‘Sasquatch Century’ - Pathology of a Sacred Striptease
    Brad Feuerhelm
  • Kaleidoscope
    2014
    Torbjørn Rødland
    Chris Sharp
  • L’Officiel Homme
    2014
    Close Encounters
    Robert Grunenberg
  • Osmos Magazine
    2014
    Torbjørn Rødland: Touchy Feely
    Arthur Ou
  • Mousse
    2014
    Folding the Periphery
    Lucas Blalock with Jens Hoffman
  • ArtCritical.com
    2013
    The New Image: Torbjørn Rødland at Algus Greenspon
    Keith J. Varadi
  • Vice
    2009
    The Perverted Photography of Torbjørn Rødland
    Bob Nickas
  • Photo-eye.com
    2008
    Contemporary Dialogues: Torbjørn Rødland
    Shane Lavalette
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