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For further information about Markus Vater, visit his website www.markusvater.com

Newly published: Markus Vater catalogue / book
Black Mountain
Markus Vater

160 pages, Linen hardcover with Sleeve
isbn 978-3939825-54-8
Order at http://www.druckverlag-kettler.com/shop/start.htm?main.htm

Black Mountain by Markus Vater
 
Soil and Fear by Markus Vater
Soil and Fear
Markus Vater
 
MARKUS VATER

1970 Born in Duesseldorf/Germany

Education and awards
1990 University of Trier / Philosophy / Art history
1997 Kunstakademie Duesseldorf (MA)
1998 Oliver Sweeny-Esquire Award
1998 DAAD-Scholarship for England
1999 Bundy Travel Award (RCA), New York
2000 Royal College of Art (MA)
2003 Villa Romana Stipendium, Florence

Selected Exhibitions

2008

Die Fremden, Fundament Foundation Tilburg

2007
ZINGERpresents, Amsterdam (solo)
Grundformen der Angst und Gespräche mit Tieren, art agents out of space (solo)
At the End of the World, art agents gallery, Hamburg (solo)
Solo show, Museum Badem, Baden (solo)
Doppelpack - Hans Schulte und Markus Vater, Museum Baden, Solingen

2006
Sies + Höke Galerie, Duesseldorf (solo)
Memory / Kunstsommer 2006, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden
Metropolis Rise: New Art from London, 798 Art District,Chaoyang District, Beijing
Lantana Projects, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
Sculpture Garden Phoenix Garden, Stacey Street, London
made in germany _ Malerei der Gegenwart, gip, International Fine Art, Burgdorf,Switzerland
Pleasuring the black sun, Zinger presents, Tilburg, Netherlands

2005
' ? ', art agents gallery, Hamburg (solo)
Goethe Abwaerts, The Falckenberg Collection, Helsinki City Art Museum Meilahti, Helsinki, Finland
2. Int. Lueckerinnerungstreffen, WBD, Berlin
Firewall 2, Würtembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
Direct painting, Kunsthalle Mannhein, Mannheim
Villa Romana (new positions), Kunstverein Willhelmhoehe, Ettlingen

2004
Strike, including 100 Artists curated by Gavin Wade, at basekamp, Philadelphia
Malereiausstellung, Kunsthalle Mannheim
'Year Zero',with Luke Caulfield, Lali Chetwynd, Alan Michael, David Salle, Daniel Sinsel, Richard Wathen, Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
'Firewall', with Jonas Dahlberg, Andreas Koepnik, Julie Mehretu, Aernout Mik, Julia Scher, Magnus Wallin, Johannes Wohnseifer, Ausstellungshalle fuer Zeitgenoessiche Kunst Muenster
'Tonight', curated by Paulo'Neill, with Brian Griffith, Dj Simson, Declan Clarke, Lawrence Wiener, Liam Gillick and others, Studio Voltaire
'Mutanten', invited by Tatjana Doll, PS1, New York
Malerei, together with Rodney Graham, Slawomir Elsner, Guenther Foerg, Olaf Holzapfel,Frank Nitsche, Rafael Bujnowski, Galerie Schoettle, Munich
Malerei IV, Johnen und Schoettle Galerie, Cologne
' ? ', art agents gallery, Hamburg (solo)
'Bilder', at Sies + Hoeke Galerie, Duesseldorf (solo)

2003
Foerderkoje (Statements) at Art Cologne with artagents gallery Hamburg, Cologne (solo)
Villa Romana 2003, together with Norbert Kueppers, Geelke Gayken, Sven Ole Frahm, Salone Villa Romana, Florence
'Hydrophobia', together with Heike Kathi Barath, Gereon Krebber, Frenk Meeuwsen, Dirk Skreber, Sophie von Hellermann, Esther Rutenfranz, Tim Stoner, Markus Willeke, Dietmar Lutz at Henry Peacock Gallery, London
The greatest show on earth, a collaboration with Martin Clark
The theory of everything, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
The New Old School, ibid Projects, Stasiulyte, Vilnius.Litauen

2002
The Gallery Show, Royal Academy, Piccadilly, London
HobbypopMuseum, Bonner Kunstverein, August Macke Platz, Bonn
Am Anfang der Bewegung stand ein Skandal, Lehnbachhaus Muenchen
Paintings, Vilma Gold Gallery, London (solo)
'At the end of the world...', Escale, Duesseldorf (solo)
Drawings and Animations, Sies + Hoeke Gallery, Duesseldorf (solo)
Die harten Realitaeten, with Sophie von Hellermann, art agents gallery, Hamburg

2000
The Hans Albers Project', SITE Ausstellungsraum, Duesseldorf (solo)

1998
'her hands smell of architecture', Ginsa, Tokio (solo)

1997
'Vaterboy leckt Mutterboy ' (mein Gehirn sagt Guten Tag .), Mehrwert, Aachen (solo)
'Ich moechte Dein Schlauchboot streicheln !', Galerie 102, Duesseldorf (solo)

1996
Büro für konkrete Symmetrie, Künstlerhaus Dortmund (solo)
Wir tarnen uns für die Sintflut, Galerie 102, Düsseldorf (solo)


Literature

2003
Happy Pappy, edited by Malin Stal, published by Milch, London

2001
Here, There, Elsewhere, edited by David Blamey

2000
Know what I mean?, Katalog, Young German artists in Britain, Goethe Institut London
HobbypoMUSEUM, Katalog, HobbypopMuseum, Duesseldorf

1999
SITE 3, ID Cards, Duesseldorf

1998
Das banale Schoene, Katalog, Helga Meister

1997
Komm ! Kämpf mit mir, Tropen-Verlag, Cologne