Mathias Poledna

 


Selected Works
Biography
Exhibitions

BIOGRAPHY

Born in 1965, Vienna
Lives and works in Los Angeles

 

Solo Exhibitions

2017
Substance, Galerie Buchholz, New York

2015
Estate Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

2014
Renaissance Society, Chicago.
Imitation of Life, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago

2013
Imitation of Life, Austrian Pavillion, 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Secession, Vienna

2012
A Village by the Sea, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin
A Village by the Sea, Delphi Filmplast, Berlin

2011
Mathias Poledna / Florian Pumhösl, Raven Row, London.

2010
Mathias Poledna, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
Marike: 1991, curated by Karthik Pandian and Mathias Poledna, Galerie Meyer, Vienna

2009
Mathias Poledna: Crystal Palace, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Mathias Poledna / Christopher Williams, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn

2007
Crystal Palace, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Crystal Palace, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Songs to Remember, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles

2006
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam.
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne.

2005
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.

2004
Version, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

2003
Museum of Modern Art Foundation Ludwig Vienna, Vienna

2002
We’re probably just posers, it’s just that this is our pose, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles

2001
Grazer Kunstverein, Graz.

 

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2018
Beautiful World, where are you?, 10th Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
The Gallery @ Michael’s, Los Angeles, organized by Christopher Schwartz
The Conscientious Objector, MAK Center, Los Angeles

2016
Dreamlands: Immersive Cinema And Art, 1905–2016, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Putting Rehearsals to the Test, VOX contemporary image, Montreal
Parlons-en, Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France
Fluidity, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg

2015
to expose, to show, to demonstrate, to inform, to offer, Mumok, Vienna
What It Is To Come Has Already Arrived, Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon

2014
19th Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia.
What is to come has already arrived, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla.
Proudly Presents, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg.

2013
Figures and Prefigurations, City Gallery Prague, Prague.
art is: new art, Arnold Schönberg Center, Vienna.

2012
Busan Biennale 2012, Busan, South Korea
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

2011
The Activity of Sound, curated by Florian Christopher Seedorf, Grieder Contemporary Projects, Berlin.
unExhibit, (with Karthik Pandian), Generali Foundation, Vienna, curated by Sabine Folie and Ilse Lafer.
La Chanson, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo.

2010
Modernologías / Modernologies, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA, Barcelona.
Round Up, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.
Quodilibet II, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne.
Memories of the Future, Galerie Vaclava Spaly, Narodni, Czech Republic.

2009
Modernologías / Modernologies, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, MACBA, Barcelona.

2008
Trances, Musée départemental d'art contemporain de Rochechouart, France.
Yokohama Triennale 2008, Yokohama, Japan.
Index: Conceptualism in California from the permanent Collection, organized by Philipp Kaiser und Corrina Peipon, The Geffen Contemporary, MOCA, L. A.
Planetary Consciousness, curated by Christian Kravagna, Kunstraum der Universität Lüneburg, Lüneburg.

2007
Archaeologies of the Future, organized by Peio Aguirre, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao.
How Soon is Now, curated by Pablo Fernandez Fanego, Fundacion Luis Seoane, La Coruna, Spain.
Perspektive 07: Neuerwerbungen, Schenkungen und Wünsche der Sammlung für Gegenwartskunst im Lenbachhaus, organized by Susanne Gaensheimer, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau München, Munich.
Projecting Time, curated by Anja Casser, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe.
Collection, organized by Sabine Breitwieser, Generali Foundation, Vienna.
For a Special Place: Documents and Works form the Generali Foundation Collection, österreichisches Kulturforum, New York.

2006
Open Space, Art Cologne, Cologne.
...und so hat Konzept noch nie Pferd bedeutet, organized by Sabine Breitwieser, Generali Foundation, Vienna.
The swan is very peacful, Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles.
Metro Pictures, New York.
Poor Mans' Expression, organized by Martin Ebner und Florian Zeyfang, Arsenal, Berlin Why Images Now, organized by Matthias Michalka, MUMOK, Vienna.
2006 Whitney Biennial. Day for Night, curated by Chrissie Iles und Philippe Vergne, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.

2005
No competitive offers, organized by David Lieske, artis, Den Bosch.
I Really Should ..., curated by Stefan Kalmar, Lisson Gallery, London.
Occupying Space, curated by Sabine Breitwieser, Witte de With, Rotterdam.
Das Neue II, Atelier Augarten, Vienna.
Occupying Space, Generali Found. Collection, curated by Sabine Breitwieser, Haus der Kunst, Munich.

2004
Liverpool Biennial 2004, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool.
Black Friday. Exercises in Hermetics, curated by Christoph Keller, Galerie Kamm, Berlin.
Quodlibet, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne.
20/20 Vision, curated by Leontine Coelewij, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
Generative Music, curated by Johannes Fricke-Waldthausen, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin.
3. Berlin-Biennale für Zeitgenössische Kunst, curated by Ute Meta Bauer, Kunstwerke Berlin, Berlin.

2003
Mixtapes, curated by Matthew Higgis, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco.
History Lesson Part II, Filmprogramm organized by Mathias Poledna, MUMOK, Vienna.
Adorno. The Possibility of the Impossible, curated by Vanessa Joan Müller, Nicolaus Schafhausen, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt.
Streik, curated by Carina Plath, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster.

2002
Tu m', Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna.

2000
Pop Unlimited?, organized by Christian Höller, Oberhausen Film Festival, Oberhausen.

1999
Some things to be seen or taking place not necessarily related to each other, MAK Center for Art and Architecture Los Angeles.
Einblicke in die Sammlung, Generali Foundation, Vienna.
Moving Images, Film – Reflexion der Kunst, curated by Jan Winckelmann, Dirk Luckow, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig.

1998
The century of artistic freedom, curated by Robert Fleck, Secession, Vienna.
The making of, organized by Mathias Poledna, Generali Foundation, Vienna.

1997
Zones of disturbance, curated by Silvia Eiblmayr, Steirischer Herbst, Marieninstitut, Graz.
Postproduktion, Generali Foundation, Vienna.
Scan, Screening, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne.
Film Titel Video (w/ Dorit Margreiter, Heimo Zobernig), organized by Matthias Michalka und Hemma Schmutz, Depot, Vienna.

1996
Produktion Pop, (w/ Martin Beck), organized by Matthias Michalka und Hemma Schmutz, Depot, Vienna.
Complexul Muzeal, curated by Judith Angel, Art Museum Arad, Arad, Romania.
Manifesta 1, curated by Rosa Martinez, Viktor Misiano, Andrew Renton, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Rotterdam.
White Cube/Black Box, Generali Foundation, Vienna.

1995
Fast Forward Rewind – 15 Jahre 1980, Kunstverein München, Munich.

1994
Services: Conditions and Relations of Project Oriented Artistic Practice, organized by Andrea Fraser, Helmut Draxler, Depot, Vienna.
Aperto, Forum Stadtpark Prag, Prague.

1993
Backstage, curated by Stephan Schmidt-Wulffen, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg.
On taking a normal situation and retranslating it into overlapping and multiple readings of conditions past and present, curated by Yves Aupetitallot, Iwona Blazwick, Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MUHKA), Antwerp.

1992
Kontext Kunst, curated by Peter Weibel, Steirischer Herbst, Neue Galerie, Graz.
Unité, (project coordination), curated by Yves Aupetitallot, Unité d'Habitation, Firminy, France.
Reform, Buchpräsentation, organized by Ute Meta Bauer, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart.
Ballgasseland, Galerie Ballgasse, Vienna; Unfair, Cologne.
Amerikaner (w/ Heimo Zobernig), Forum Stadtpark Graz, Graz.

1991
Material, Texte, Interviews, Jänner Galerie, Vienna.

 

Collections

Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France
MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, USA
Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (MUMOK), Vienna, Austria

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