Biografie von Thomas GRÜNFELD (1956)

Personal data


Birth : 1956 - Opladen North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Germany

Address

Cologne, Germany

Education

1978 – 1982 : Staatliche Akademie Der Bildenden Kunste Stuttgart – Am Weissenhof 1 – Stuttgart, Germany

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Installation - Taxidermy

Works

Misfit (cow)
Date of creation : 1997
Medium : Taxidermy
Size : 170 x 190 x 75 cm
 
Untitled
Date of creation : 1990
Medium : Sculpture
Materials : wood-caoutchouc
Size : 70 x 70 x 70 cm
 
Untitled
Date of creation : 1990
Medium : Installation
Materials : glass-wood
Process : taxidermy
Size : 140 x 35 x 35 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Galerie Ulrich Fiedler – Cologne, Germany
11/2002 – 12/2002

2000

Marianne Boesky Gallery – New York NY, United States
2000

Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Berlin, Germany
2000

Heimspiel / Home Game
Michael Janssen Gallery – Cologne, Germany
2000

1999

Galleria Massimo De Carlo – Milan MI, Italy
1999

1995

Against Nature
Galeria Antoni Estrany – Barcelona, Spain
1995

1993

Galerie Philomene Magers – Bonn, Germany
1993

1991

Galerie Roger Pailhas – Marseille, France
1991

1982

Galerie Tanja Grunert – Cologne, Germany
1982

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Jousse Entreprise – 34 rue Louise Weiss – Paris, France

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Galleria Massimo De Carlo – Via Giovanni Ventura 5 – Milan MI, Italy

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Galerie Michael Janssen – Norbertstrasse 14-16 – Cologne, Germany

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Michael Janssen – Norbertstrasse 14-16 – Cologne, Germany

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galerie Michael Janssen – Norbertstrasse 14-16 – Cologne, Germany

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Galerie Michael Janssen – Norbertstrasse 14-16 – Cologne, Germany

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galerie Michael Janssen – Norbertstrasse 14-16 – Cologne, Germany

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Michael Janssen – Norbertstrasse 14-16 – Cologne, Germany

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Galleria Massimo De Carlo – Via Giovanni Ventura 5 – Milan MI, Italy

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

FIAC, n°29
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/24/2002 – 10/28/2002
Represented by : Jousse Entreprise – 34 rue Louise Weiss – Paris, France

Art Forum Berlin, n° 7
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
09/26/2002 – 09/30/2002
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galleria Massimo De Carlo – Via Giovanni Ventura 5 – Milan MI, Italy

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Galerie Michael Janssen – Norbertstrasse 14-16 – Cologne, Germany

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Galerie Michael Janssen – Norbertstrasse 14-16 – Cologne, Germany

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 8
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : Galleria Massimo De Carlo – Via Giovanni Ventura 5 – Milan MI, Italy

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Jousse Entreprise – 34 rue Louise Weiss – Paris, France

Art Forum Berlin, n° 6
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/03/2001 – 10/07/2001
Represented by : Galerie Haas & Fuchs – Niebuhrstrasse 5 – Berlin, Germany

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galleria Massimo De Carlo – Via Giovanni Ventura 5 – Milan MI, Italy

KUNSTKÖLN 2001 – Internationale Messe für Editionen, Art Brut, Kunst nach 1980
Rheinhallen – Cologne, Germany
03/29/2001 – 04/01/2001
Represented by : Georg Thieme Verlag – Rüdigerstrasse 14 – Stuttgart, Germany

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Galleria Massimo De Carlo – Via Giovanni Ventura 5 – Milan MI, Italy

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galleria Massimo De Carlo – Via Giovanni Ventura 5 – Milan MI, Italy

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Galleria Massimo De Carlo – Via Giovanni Ventura 5 – Milan MI, Italy

1990

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo
Madrid, Spain
02/08/1990 – 02/13/1990
Represented by : Galerie Grita Insam – Köllnerhofgasse 6 – Vienna, Austria


Group exhibitions

2002

Disturb
Centre of Contemporary Art – Thessaloniki, Greece
09/13/2002 – 11/03/2002

Disturb
First Public School – Hydra, Greece
07/06/2002 – 09/02/2002

La Part de l’Autre
Carré d’Art – Musée d’art contemporain – Nîmes, France
05/18/2002 – 09/15/2002

2000

Unnatural Science
MASS MoCA – North Adams MA, United States
2000

1998

Organic
Les Abattoirs – Espace d’art moderne et contemporain – Toulouse, France
1998

Body Fiction
Auckland Art Gallery – Toi o Tamaki – Auckland, New Zealand
1998

Animal. Anima. Animus
Porin Taidemuseo – Pori, Finland
06/06/1998 – 08/30/1998

1997

German Art II
Saatchi Gallery – London, United Kingdom
1997

1996

Happy End
Kunsthalle Düsseldorf – Düsseldorf, Germany
1996

1995

Animaux d’Aujourd’hui
Donjon de Vez – Vez, France
1995

1992

Humpty Dumpty’s Kaleidoscope
MCA Museum of Contemporary Art – Sydney NSW, Australia
1992

1990

44° Biennale di Venezia
Giardini di Castello / Arsenale – Venice VE, Italy
1990

1988

Grünfeld, Locher, Walz
Galeria Fucares – Madrid, Spain
1988

1983

7 aus des Klasse Dreyer
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart – Stuttgart, Germany
1983

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2002

Art Tomorrow
Publisher: Editions Terrail – Paris, France
Author: Lucie-Smith Edward – London, United Kingdom
2002
ISBN : 2879392497

1999

Art at the Turn of the Millenium / L’Art au Tournant de l’An 2000
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Collectif
Director of publication: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
1999
ISBN : 3822873934

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