Nairy Baghramian


Born in Isfahan
Lives and works in Berlin

Solo Exhibitions

Carré d’Art, Nimes
“Misfits”, Fondazione Furla and GAM – Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Milan

“Priviliged Points”, Mudam, Luxembourg
“Work Desk for an Ambassadors Wife”, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York (with Janette Laverrière)

“Vitrine Rafraîchirée”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Maintainers”, kurimanzutto, Mexico City
“Nairy Baghramian: Maintainers”, Festival d’Automne, Ecole nationale des Beaux-arts de Paris
“Breathing Spell”, Museo Reina Sofia, Palacio de Cristal, Madrid
“Sighting: Nairy Baghramian”, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas

“Dwindle Down”, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
“Déformation Professionnelle”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“SÅ LÆNGE DET VARER*”, SMK Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen

“Scruff of the Neck (Supplements)”, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich
“Déformation Professionnelle”, S.M.A.K., Municipal Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent
“Scruff of the Neck”, Marian Goodman Gallery, London

“Hand Me Down”, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
“Off Broadway”, Wattis Instutute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco

“Open Dress” (with Lutz Bacher, Lukas Duwenhögger and Danh Vo), Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
“French Curve / Slip of the Tongue”, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
“Cold Shoulder”, Serralves Museum, Porto
“Off The Rack”, NBK, Berlin

“Fluffing the Pillows”, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
“Retainer”, Sculpture Center, New York
“Return of a Model”, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz

“Fluffing the Pillows”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“Fluffing the Pillows”, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim
“Class Reunion”, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver

“Formage de tête”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin

Serpentine Gallery (with Phyllida Barlow), London

“Butcher, Barber, Angler & others”, Studio Voltaire, London

“Affairen. Ein semiotisches Haus, das nie gebaut wurde”, Neuer Kunstverein Aachen, Aachen
“The Walker´s Day Off”, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden Baden
“La lampe dans l´horologe” (Nairy Baghramian & Janette Laverrière) 5th Berlin Biennale, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin

“Everlasting layers of ideas, images, feelings, have fallen upon your brain softly as light. Each succession has seemed to bury all that went before. And yet, in reality, not one has been extinguished”, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nürnberg

“Es ist ausser Haus”, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel

“Die Geister mögen das Flanieren”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne

“Voluptuous Panic”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin

Group Exhibitions

“Collection 1970-Present”, Museum of Modern Art, New York

“Nominee for the Hugo Boss Prize 2020, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
“Untitled, 2020”, Punta della Dogana, Venice
“Ground/work”, The Clark Museum, Williamstown
“Transparent things”, CCA Goldsmith, London

“A New Moma”, MoMA, New York
“Entre Deux Actes (Ménage à Quatre)”, Nairy Baghramian and Maria Hassabi, Performa Commission, New York
“Soft Power”, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
“Future Perfect”, Evliyagil Müze, Ankara
“14th Small Sculpture Triennial”, Alte Kelter Fellbach, Fellbach
“Yorkshire Sculpture International 2019”, Wakefield
“May You Live in Interesting Times”, 58th Venice Biennial, Venice
“Forever Young – 10 Jahre Museum Brandhorst”, Museum Brandhorst, Munich
“A Collection in Progress”, Collezione Giancarlo e Danna Olgiati, Lugano
“The Collection (1), Highlights for a Future”, S.M.A.K., Gent
“Negativer Raum”, ZKM Zentrum für Kunst und Medien, Karlsruhe

“space edits (the trouble with language)”, Beirut Art Center, Beirut
“Class Reunion. Works from the Gaby and Wilhelm Schürmann Collection”, Mumok, Vienna
“Other Mechanisms”, Secession, Vienna
“From the collection: Against the Wall?”, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent
Marian Goodman Gallery, London / Paris
“Odradek”, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
“Travelers: Stepping into the Unknown”, National Museum of Art, Osaka
“Deutschland ist keine Insel”, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn
Festival d’automne à Paris, Beaux-Arts de Paris, Paris
“Artist for Studio Voltaire”, Studio Voltaire, London
“A Time Capsule / Works made by Women for Parkett, 1984-2017”, Parkett Exhibition Space, Zurich
“Summer Selections”, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Documenta 14, Kassel / Athens
Skulpturenprojekte Münster, Münster
“Pompei@Madre. Materia Archeologica”, Museo MADRE, Naples
14th Lyon Biennale, Lyon

“Fade in: int. Art Gallery-Day”, Swiss Institute, New York
“Painting 2.0: Expression in the information age”, Museum Brandhorst, Munich / MUMOK, Vienna
“From the collection | NEW”, S.M.A.K., Ghent
“Question the Wall Itself”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Répétition”, Villa Empain. Collection Boghossian, Brussels
“La Apertura del Futuro perfecto”, Museo La Tertulia, Cali
“Adhesive Products”, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen

“Slip of the Tongue”, Punta della Dogana, Venice
“Parasophia”, Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture, Kyoto
“Le Souffleur. Schürmann trifft Ludwig”, Ludwig Forum, Aachen
“Checkpoint California”, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin
“Tender Buttons: Objects, Food, Rooms”, Tanya Bonakdar, New York
“Painting 2.0: Expression in the information age”, Museum Brandhorst, Munich
“Nairy Baghramian, Janette Laverrière, Danh Vo”, Dudell’s, Hong Kong

“Work in Public”, Decad, Berlin
8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
“Chat Jet – Sculpture in Reflection, Part 2”, Künstlerhaus KM, Graz & CAPC, Bordeaux
“No Such Thing As History”, Espace Louis Vuitton, Munich
Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
“Not Yet Titled: New and Forever”, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
“Abandon the Parents”, SMK, Copenhagen
“New Dawn”, curated by Leidy Churchman, Silberkuppe, Berlin

“Obrazy a Predobrazy. Figures and Prefigurations”, City Gallery Prague
“The Readymade Centenary Project”, Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne
“Figures and Prefigurations”. Czech Modernism and Contemporary Art, City Gallery Prague, Prague
“A top-hat, a monocle, and a butterfly”, etablissement d’en face, Brussels
“Reinventing the Wheel. The Readymade Century”, Monash University Museum of Art, Caulfield
“Future Perfect”, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
“The Assistants”, Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
“A Stone Left Unturned”, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris
“Neoplastic Room. Open Composition”, Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź
“Do It. Independent Curators International”, curated by Hans Ulrich Obrist, touring exhibition
“Carlo Mollino. Maniera moderna”, Haus der Kunst, Munich

“Olinka, or Where Movement is Created”, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City
“Sculptural Matter”, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Victoria
“Various Stages – Bedingte Bühnen”, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden
Glasgow International Festival of Visual Art, Glasgow
“30 Künstler / 30 Räume”, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg

“Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“ILLUMInazioni – ILLUMInations”, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice
“Temporary Stedelijk 2”, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
“Behelfs Konstruktionen”, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden

“In the middle of affairs”, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“Wunschzettel”, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
“Gesehen & geliebt # 4”, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
“Yesterday´s Tomorrows”, Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Canada

“Das Gespinst”, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
“Entre deux actes (Loge des comédienne)”, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
“Looking is political”, Kunsthall Bergen, Bergen
“Table Light”, Silberkuppe, Berlin
“Pop up!”, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
“7 x 14 Silberkuppe in Kur”, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
“Depression”, Marres, Maastricht
“Kunstpreis der Böttcherstiftung”, Museum Weserburg, Bremen
“Utopia and Monument I: On the Validity of Art between Privatization and the Public Ssselphere”, Steirischer Herbst, Graz
“Speculations on the end of interieur”, The Mews Project Space, Lisbon

“27 november – 21 january 2009”, Galerie Catherine Bastide and Dependance, Brussels
“Marc Camille Chaimowicz…In The Cherished Company of Others… “, Museum of Modern Art, Oostende & De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam
“Draw a straight line and follow it”, Tate Modern, London
“When things cast no shadow”, 5. Berlin Biennale, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
“Terms and Conditions”, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
“The Opening”, Silberkuppe, Berlin
“La lampe dans l’horologe – Janette Laverrière”, 5th Berlin Biennale

Skulptur Projekte Münster 07, Münster
“Expats/Clandestines”, Wiels, Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunstl, Brussels
“Devotee”, Cabinet, London
“Door Slamming Festival”, Kunstraum Mehringdamm 72, Berlin
“Förderpreis Bildende Kunst der Schering Stiftung 2007”, Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
“Erblätterte Identitäten. Mode-Kunst-Zeitschriften”, Galerie der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig
“Nairy Baghramian, Julia Horstmann, Kalin Lindena, Stefan Müller, Hanna Schwarz”, The Buena Vista Building, Miami Design Destrict, Miami
“Entr’acte”, Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster
“Time Lines”, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf

“A Public Private Mystery Tour”, Akademie der Bildendenden Künste Wien, Vienna
“Entblätterte Identitäten: Mode – Kunst – Zeitschriften”, Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
“Bonanza”, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York

“Time Lines”, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf
“Possession”, curated by Dominic Eichler und Gerry Bibby, Apartment Dominic Eicher, Berlin

“Splendor Geometrik”, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne

“Villa Romana 2003”, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
“Hausordnungen”, Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm

“Here and Now”, Büro Friedrich, Berlin

How is your work going?”, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne


Performa 19 Malcolm McLaren Award

Zurich Art Prize

Arnold-Bode-Preis der documenta-Stadt Kassel

Hectorpreis der Kunsthalle Mannheim

Kunstpreis der Schering Stiftung