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HISTORY OF THE GALLERY

 

1976

Opening of Galerie Metropol in Vienna.

 

1980 - 1990

Galerie Metropol in New York.

 

1989

Exhibition Freizone Dorotheergasse, art in public space, Vienna.

 

1990 - 1995

Solo exhibitions of contemporary art at Galerie Metropol in Vienna: Richard Artschwager, Mark Dion, Andrea Fraser, Karen Kilimnik, Elke Krystufek, Thomas Locher, Matt Mullican, Christian Philipp Müller, Bruce Nauman, Walter Obholzer, Raymond Pettibon, Charles Ray, Gerwald Rockenschaub, Julia Scher, Rudolf Stingel, Jessica Stockholder, Rosemarie Trockel und Sue Williams.

 

1991

Exhibition Das Bild nach dem letzten Bild (curators: Peter Weibel and Kasper König).

 

1992

Symposium Das ästhetische Feld in collaboration with Ulf Wuggenig and the University of Applied Arts Vienna (participants: Peter Fend, Andrea Fraser, Renèe Green, Jeff Koons, Colin de Land, Christian Philipp Müller, Raymond Pettibon, Gerwald Rockenschaub, Jessica Stockholder, Peter Weibel).

 

1993

Exhibition series Curated By, Heiligenkreuzerhof, Vienna (curators: Bob Nickas, Jackie Mc Allister, Dan Cameron).
Organisation of the Austrian Pavillon of the 45th Venice Biennal (participants: Gerwald Rockenschaub, Andrea Fraser und Christian Philipp Müller; curator: Peter Weibel).
Realisation of sculpture projects for Charles Ray Oh Charley, Charley, Charley for Documenta VIII, Kassel, and Firetruck for the Whitney Biennal, New York.

 

1998

Exhibition Sharavadgi in cooperation with Mathias Poledna in the Kunstverein Felsenvilla in Baden, Austria.

 

1999

Opening as Galerie Meyer Kainer in Eschenbachgasse 9, Vienna.

 

Since 1999

Solo exhibitions at Galerie Meyer Kainer in Vienna: Ei Arakawa, Bernadette Corporation, John Bock, Henning Bohl, Olaf Breuning, Peter Friedl, gelatin, Liam Gillick, Dan Graham, Rachel Harrison, Mary Heilmann, Christian Jankowski, Elke Silvia Krystufek, Marcin Maciejowski, Sarah Morris, Yoshitomo Nara, Jorge Pardo, Raymond Pettibon, Mathias Poledna, Gedi Sibony, Reena Spaulings, Amelie von Wulffen, Franz West, T. J. Wilcox, Heimo Zobernig and others.

 

2002

Exhibition Endlich eine gute Ausstellung on the occasion of the Salzburg Festival.
Exhibition Lemurenheim with Franz West and Rudolf Stingel in public space in cooperation with Museum der Moderne in Salzburg.

 

2003

Exhibition Arc de Triomphe with gelitin in public space in cooperation with Museum der Moderne, Salzburg.

 

2007

Founding of exhibition space Boltenstern.Raum in Eschenbachgasse 9, Vienna.
Exhibition Hamsterwheel co-curated with Franz West, an exhibition project featuring artists like Urs Fischer, Sarah Lucas, Ugo Rondinone, Piotr Uklanski a.o. which first took place parallel to the Venice
Biennal 2007 and subsequently at the Festival Printemps de Septembre in Toulouse and at the Centre d'Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona. In 2008 the exhibition travelled to the Malmö Konsthall, Sweden.

 

2013

Exhibition Skulpturengarten at the Museum Belvedere, Vienna, 21er Haus with works by Franz West and Heimo Zobernig.
Founding of Boltensternraum Baden, Austria.