Michael Krebber

Biography

1954
Born in Cologne

Lives and works in New York and Cologne

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Gaga & Reena Spaulings Fine Art, Los Angeles

2019
“Spot on: Michael Krebber”, Museum Brandhorst, Munich
Galerie Buchholz, Berlin

2018
Greene Naftali, New York
Morena di Luna, Hove
“Works on Works on Paper”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin (with Albert Oehlen)

2017
Kunsthalle Bern (catalogue)
dépendance, Brussels
“Cartouche paintings”, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris

2016
“Flat Finish”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin & Cologne
“The Living Wedge”, Serralves, Porto (catalogue)

2015
“Ground Floor”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
Maureen Paley, London
Wolfgang-Hahn-Preis 2015, Museum Ludwig, Cologne (with R.H. Quaytman)

2014
“Systemic Relevance”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“We not”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne (with Cosima von Bonin and Sergej Jensen)

2013
“Stopice”, dépendance, Brussels
Maureen Paley, London

2012
“Les Escargots ridiculisés / The ridiculized snails”, Musée d’Art contemporain, Bordeaux (catalogue)

2011
“C-A-N-V-A-S, Uhutrust, Jerry Magoo and guardian.co.uk Paintings”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Here Comes The Sons”, Real Fine Arts, New York
“Funny Cide”, Maureen Paley, London

2010
“Miami City Ballet”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin
“Jack Smith, Antonius Höckelmann”, presented by Michael Krebber & Sebastian Höckelmann, window display,
Antiquariat Buchholz, Cologne (catalogue)
“From MCB to MBC”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Morror”, Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, Birmingham (with Michaela Eichwald)

2008
“Pubertät in der Lehre / Puberty in Teaching”, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (catalogue)
“2, 3, 4 Manners of Folding the Pauses…Or To Make Them”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

2007
“Respekt Frischlinge”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne (catalogue)
“Je suis la chaise”, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris (catalogue)
“London Condom”, Maureen Paley, London (catalogue)

2006
Sutton Lane, Paris (with Sean Paul)
“Sometimes It Snows in April”, The McAllister Institute, New York (with Rachel Harrison)
“Connecting Sugar with Hollywood”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York

2005
Secession, Wien (catalogue)
“Außerirdische Zwitterwesen / Alien Hybrid Creatures”, window display, Antiquariat Buchholz, Cologne (in collaboration with Produzentin)

2004
“Unfinished Too Soon”, dépendance, Brussels
“Warm up (How I Hit a Snob)”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2003
“Here It Is: The Painting Machine”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Flaggs (Against Nature)”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Ohne Titel, bitte nicht wegwerfen / Die falschen Bäume anheulen”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin
Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz (with Dan Graham)

2002
“Metalltanz”, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz (with Josephine Pryde)
Galerie Christine Mayer, München

2001
“Der durchschnittliche Speisefisch sagt ADIEU / The Average Edible Fish Says ADIEU”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Interim Art, London
“Shordt Ridte in a Fasdt machine”, The Top Room, London

2000
“Apothekerman”, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig / Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (catalogue)
“Trottel”, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz

1999
Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen (with Cosima von Bonin)
Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

1998
“Justus”, Galerie Ascan Crone, Hamburg (with Cosima von Bonin)
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

1997
“Alberne Winkel”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Villa Arson, Nice (catalogue)

1996
“Hausaufgaben und Reisen”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne (with Candida Höfer, as part of the exhibition
series “Glockengeschrei nach Deutz – das Beste aller Seiten”) (catalogue)
“New Paintings and Works on Paper”, London Projects, London (catalogue)
“Zwischenbericht”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne (with Matthias Schaufler)

1995
“Flug zum Mond / Vol vers la lune”, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva
Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz
Art Basel, booth of Galerie Christian Nagel, Basel

1994
“25 Jahre B.K. – M.K.”, Fettstr. 7a, Zürich
Kippenberger Kunstverein, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel
Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin
London Projects, London

1993
“M.K. – M.K.”, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens (with Martin Kippenberger)
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York
“Richtige Männer”, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin (with Jörg Schlick)
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

1992
Galérie Samia Saouma, Paris (with Ingeborg Gabriel and Cosima von Bonin)
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne (catalogue)
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
“Les bisch ja nich im Stich”, Bruno Brunnet Fine Arts, Berlin

1991
Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz (catalogue)
Chicago International Art Exposition, booth of Galerie Christian Nagel, Chicago
“biche dans un sous-bois”, Fettstr. 7a, Zurich

1990
Ralph Wernicke, Stuttgart
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

1989
Galerie Sylvana Lorenz, Paris
Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz
Galerie Isabella Kacprzak, Stuttgart

1987
Galerie Christoph Dürr, Munich
“Panama”, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz (catalogue)

1986
Fettstraße 7a, Hamburg

Group Exhibitions

2020
“No Dandy, No Fun”, Kunsthalle Bern

2019
“Forever Young – 10 Jahre Museum Brandhorst”, Museum Brandhorst, München
“Abstraction: Aspects of Contemporary Art”, National Museum of Art Osaka, Osaka (catalogue)
“GMA XXX AAR”, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen
“Techniques of the Observer”, Greene Naftali, New York

2018
“Hölle”, Galerie Buchholz, New York
Optik Schröder II, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
“Force and Form”, De la Cruz Collection, Miami
Galeria Marta Cervata, Madrid
“Cómics: una nueva lectura”, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

2017
“Jump Into the Future – Art from the 90’s and 2000’s”, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (catalogue)
“Out of Line”, The Meeting, New York
“Children’s Games”, ADN Collection, Bolzano
“Social Surfaces. A Fundraising Exhibition”, Artists Space, New York
“Infected Foot”, Greene Naftali, New York

2016
Art Month, Sydney March 2016, Collectors Space, Sydney
“Fine Young Cannibals”, Petzel Gallery, New York
“Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner”, Centre Pompidou, Paris (catalogue)
“curated by_vienna”, Galerie Gabriele Senn, Vienna

2015
“Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner”, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (catalogue)
“Painting 2.0. Malerei im Informationszeitalter”, Museum Brandhorst, München (catalogue)
“to expose, to show, to demonstrate, to inform, to offer. Kunstpraktiken um 1990”, Mumok, Wien (catalogue)
“Collecting Lines. Drawings from the Ringier Collection”, Villa Flora, Winterthur
“Works on Paper”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Call and Response”, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
“Das unbekannte Meisterwerk / The Unknown Masterpiece”, Meyer Kainer, Wien

2014
“Fiona Banner selects from the V-A-C Collection”, Whitechapel Gallery, London
“The Novel that Writes Itself”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Abandon the Parents”, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen
“The Hawker”, dépendance at Carlos / Ishikawa, London
“La Chose Encadrée”, Glasgow International, SWG3 Gallery, Glasgow
“Concept Store”, NEST, The Hague
“Über das Radikale Nebeneinander / On Radical Juxtaposition”, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
“A Needle Walks into a Haystack”, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool

2013
“Festival der Kleinskulptur”, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
“Official Welcome”, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
“Chat Jet. Malerei jenseits ihres Mediums / Painting Beyond the Medium”, Künstlerhaus Halle für Kunst und Medien, Graz
“Cranford Collection. Out of House”, Santander Art Gallery, Madrid
“About Waves”, Museum Cultuur Strombeek/Gent, Gent

2012
“Context Message”, Zach Feuer, New York
“The Happy Fainting of Painting”, Zwinger Galerie, Berlin
“Hamlet, Mise-En-Scène, Jack Smith in Frankfurt”, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
“Family Theater (II)”, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Potsdam
“Family Theater (I)”, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Potsdam
“Needles In The Camel’s Eye”, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles

2011
“Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Films and Filming”, Bischoff Projects, Frankfurt
“Making & Art”, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Schwaz
“Provisional Painting”, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London
“Dystopia”, CAPC, Musée d’Art contemporain, Bordeaux
“Held Up By Columns”, Leslie Fritz Gallery, New York City

2010
“Gambaroff, Krebber, Quaytman, Rayne”, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (catalogue)
“At Home/Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg”, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
Expo Valerie, Shanghai
“Held up by Columns”, Renwick Gallery, New York
“Sur le Dandysme Aujourd’hui”, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
“Picture Industry (Goodbye to all that)”, Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“Novel”, dépendance, Brüssel
“Wait for Me at the Bottom of the Pool”, Martos Gallery, New York
“The Invisible Colour”, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
“The Nice Thing About castillo/corrales…”, castillo/corrales, Paris
“Interactive Visual History Compression (The Ks)”, Michael Lett, Auckland
“the hybrid fuels…”, Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen
“Andy Kaufman, Michael Krebber, Robert Filliou”, The Artist’s Institute, New York

2009
“Quodlibet II”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“Cave Painting”, PSM Gallery, Berlin
“Live Film! Jack Smith! Five Flaming Days in a Rented World”, Arsenal, Berlin
“Collecting History: Highlighting Recent Acquisitions”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
“My Summer Show”, Galerie Lelong, New York
“The Audio Show”, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
“Cave Paintings” Gresham’s Ghost, New York
“Kunst x 80 I Jahr x 80”, Künstlerhaus Graz am Joanneum, Graz

2008
dépendance, Brussels
“Entrechambrage horizontale”, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels
“Novel”, Anna-Catharina Gebbers Bibliothekswohnung, Berlin
“Works on Paper by Gallery Artists and Ricci Albenda”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Marc Camille Chaimowicz ‘…In The Cherished Company of Others…'”, de Appel, Amsterdam
“Painting Now and Forever, Part II”, Greene Naftali, New York / Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
“Hotel Marienbad 002 / Rauschende Gäste”, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
“…In The Cherished Company of Others (1648-2036)…”, de Appel Boys School, Amsterdam / Aan Zee, Oostende

2007
“…ical Krbbr Prdly Prsnts Gart Jas, Jon Klsy, Josf Stra”, curated by Michael Krebber, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (catalogue)
“Shandyismus. Autorschaft als Genre”, Secession, Vienna / Kunsthaus, Dresden (catalogue)
“For the People of Paris”, Sutton Lane, Paris (catalogue)
“Dirk von Lowtzow, Dekade”, Open Space, Art Cologne (with Henrik Olesen, Sergej Jensen and Cosima von Bonin) (catalogue)
“Fit to Print”, Gagosian Gallery, New York
“DRACULARISING”, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt am Main
“It Takes Something To Make Something. Die Sammlung Rausch”, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main (catalogue)
“Degree Zero”, Richard Telles Fine Arts, Los Angeles
“Genesis I’m Sorry”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“Conditions of Display”, The Moore Space, Miami (catalogue)

2006
“Drapeaux Gris”, Musée d’Art contemporain, Bordeaux
“The Most Contemporary Picture Show, Actually”, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, (catalogue)
“Räume für Kunst”, Sammlung Grässlin, St. Georgen (catalogue)
“Grey Flags”, SculptureCenter, Long Island City (catalogue)
“Make Your Own Life: Artists In & Out of Cologne”, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia; traveled to The Power Plant Contemporary Art, Toronto; Henry Art Gallery, Seattle (2007); Museum of Contemporary Art at Goldman Warehouse, Miami (2007) (catalogue)
“Travellin‘ Light”, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
“Beware Of A Holy Whore”, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
“ICAL KRBBR PRODLY PRSNTS GAT JAS; JON KLSY; JOSF STRA”, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
“Optik Schröder”, Kunstverein Braunschweig (catalogue)
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“Duett”, Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg

2005
“Painters Without Paintings & Paintings Without Painters”, Orchard, New York
“The Top Room / A Retrospective”, Chelsea Space, London (catalogue)
“Roy Arden, Michael Krebber, John Miller”, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles
“POST-MoDERN”, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
“It Takes Some Time to Open an Oyster”, Centre Cultural Andratx, Mallorca

2004
“Formalismus. Moderne Kunst, heute”, Kunstverein Hamburg (catalogue)
“Deutschland sucht “, Kölnischer Kunstverein (catalogue)
“Liquidation Totale”, dépendance, Brussels
“Rhinegold: Art from Cologne”, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

2003
“Outlook. International Art Exhibition”, Benaki Museum of Art, Athens (catalogue)
“Hands up, Baby, Hands up”, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg
“The State of the Upper Floor: Panorama”, Kunstverein München
“Malerei II Ausstellung Nulldrei”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

2002
“Hier ist dort 2”, Secession, Vienna (catalogue)
“Hossa”, Centre Cultural Andratx, Mallorca

2001
“Musterkarte. Modelos de Pintura en Alemania 2001”, Galeria Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid

2000
“21ST GEAR”, The Top Room, London
“Malerei VI”, Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne

1999
“Superca…”, Stedelijk Museum, Bureau, Amsterdam (catalogue)
“Malerei”, INIT-Kunsthalle, Berlin
“Tegenvleug / Á Rebrousse-Poil”, Kunstcentrum Sittard, Sittard (exhibition broschure)

1998
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

1997
“Sheep with no meadows”, Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen
“Bleistiftzeichnungen I”, Galerie Der Spiegel, Cologne
“Das erweiterte Feld: Transformation des Bildes”, Kunstverein München, Munich
“Symposium”, Icebox / Venetia Kapernekas, Athens

1996
“Museum in Progress”, Fond Régional D’Art Contemporain Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
“Sammlung Volkmann zeigt: Faustrecht der Freiheit”, Kunstsammlung, Gera; traveled to Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen (catalogue)
“Fuoriuso”, Fuori Uso, Pescara (catalogue)
“More than Real”, Palazzo Reale, Caserta (catalogue)
“Staniero in Mondi Stranieri”, Galleria Studio Legale, Caserta

1995
“Aufforderung in schönster Weise”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
“Icons”, Ladengalerie Lothringer Str. 13, Munich

1994
“Europa ’94”, Munich Order Center
Metro Pictures, New York
Sammlung Volkmann, Berlin
“Unbound: Possibilities in Painting”, Hayward Gallery, London (catalogue)

1993
“The Best of”, Galerie & Edition Artelier, Frankfurt am Main
Grafica 1, Innsbruck
“Project Unité”, Firminy (catalogue)
“Diese Ausstellung hat keinen Titel”, Kunsthaus Welker, Heidelberg
“Parallax View: New York-Köln”, MoMA PS1 & Goethe-Haus, New York (catalogue)

1992
“SS. ss. R.”, Galerie Bärbel Grässlin, Frankfurt am Main
“Wohnzimmer/Büro”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne (catalogue) & Thea Westreich, New York
“Nikdo nepomuze nikomu – Das Gute muß gut sein”, Galerie Hlavniho Mesta Prahy, Prague (catalogue)

1991
“Fallen und Fallenlassen”, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz
36e Salon de Montrouge, Paris (catalogue)
Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York
“Eine Ausstellung mit Fareed Armaly, Cosima von Bonin, Michael Krebber und Christian Phillip Müller”, Kunstraum Daxer, Munich (catalogue)
“Gullivers Reisen”, Galerie Sophia Ungers, Cologne (catalogue)
Trans Avant-Garde Gallery, San Francisco

1990
Ralph Wernicke, Stuttgart
Fettstr. 7a, Zurich
Galerie Bleich Rossi, Graz
Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne
“The Köln Show (Nachschub)”, Cologne (catalogue)

1989
“Eurobummel IV”, PPS. Galerie F.C. Gundlach, Hamburg
“Eurobummel III”, Galerie Isabella Kacprzak, Cologne (catalogue)
“Eurobummel II”, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
“Eurobummel I”, Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz
“Melencolia”, Galerie Greta Insam, Vienna (catalogue)

1988
Galerie Sylvana Lorenz, Paris
“Skulpturenprojekt Dürr”, Galerie Christoph Dürr, Munich

1987
“Broken Neon”, Forum Stadtpark, Graz (catalogue)

1986
“Diedrich Diederichsen”, Forum Stadtpark, Graz (catalogue)

1980
“Aktion Pisskrücke (Geheimdienst am Nächsten)”, Künstlerhaus, Hamburg