Silke Knapp: Seascapes

13 October – 21 December 2016
greengrassi, 1a Kempsford Road, London SE11 4NU
Admission: free
(Tues-Sat 11am-6pm)

Silke Otto-Knapp Biography

Born Osnabrück, 1970 Lives and works in Los Angeles


1992 – 1997 Degree in Cultural Studies, University of Hildesheim 1995 –1996 MA Fine Art, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

Solo Exhibitions (Selection)

Seascapes , greengrassi, London
Land lies in water , Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario
Ratio of distance , Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo (with Florian Pumhösl) Cold Climate , Museo Marino Marini, Rome
Seascapes and Moondresses , Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Schwaz / Tyrol (cur. Cosima Rainer) Questions of Travel , Fogo Island Arts, Fogo, Canada; Kunsthalle, Vienna Monday or Tuesday , Camden Art Center, London
Geography and Plays , Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen (cur. Jacob Frabricius)
Seascapes , Overduin & Kite, Los Angeles
North & South , Daniel Buchholz, Berlin
A light in the moon , UC Berkeley Art Museum & Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, CA Voyage Out , greengrassi, London Lilac Garden (rehearsal) , Sadler’s Wells, London
Many Many W omen , Kunstverein Munich, Munich Interiors , Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, NYC 2009 Standing anywhere in the space in a relaxed position , Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff
Present Time Exercise , Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
Winterlong , Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles 2007 Quartets , Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
Rehearsal In Yellow , greengrassi, London 2006 Love in a void , Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (with Jutta Koether) Standing anywhere in the space in a relaxed position , Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo Figures And Groups , Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, NYC 2005 50ft Queenie , Art Now , Tate Britain, London 2004 greengrassi, London 2003 25 th Floor , Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne Orange view , Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf 2002 Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg 2000 Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

Putting Rehearsal to the test , VOX, Montreal
Made in LA , Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA A quoi tient la beauté des étreintes , FRAC Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand

Pure Romance: A rt and The Romantic Sensibility , The Redfern Gallery, London
The Longest Bridge , Off Vendome, Düsseldorf; Off Vendome, New York, NY
A New Rhythm , Park View, Los Angeles, CA
The Sea , Mu.ZEE, Ostend (curated by Jan Hoet) The Drawing Biennial 2014 , Kunsthall, Oslo Sacré 101 , Migros Museum, Zurich (curated by Raphael Gygax)
Pleinarisme , Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff
Portmanteau , Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö Why Painting Now? , Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna Nur hier , Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Janice Kerbel, Hilary Lloyd, Silke Otto – Knapp , Koelnischer Kunstverein, Cologne Le Nouveau Pleinairisme , Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec (curated by Kitty Scott)
Dance/Draw , ICA, Boston, MA Quodlibet III – Alphabets & Instruments , Galerie Buchholz, Berlin Captain Pamphile , Deichtorhallen, Hamburg Watercolo u r, Tate Britain, London The Other Tradition , Wiels, Brussels (with Ei Arakawa) The Artistʼs Institute, NYC (with Jo Baer)
At Home/Not at Home , Hessel Museum of Art, NYC Captain Pamphile , Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg I must say that at first it was difficult work , Kunstall, Oslo (curated by Will Bradley)
The Mass Ornament , Gladstone Gallery, NYC (curated by John Rasmussen)
Self – Conscious , VW (VeneKlasen Werner), Berlin (curated by Hilton Als and Peter Doig)
The Nice thing About Castillo/Corrales…, Castillo/Corrales, Paris While Bodies Get Mirrored , Migros Museum, Zurich (curated by Raphael Gygax) The Library of Babel/In and Out of Place , Projectspace 176, London
Strange and Close , Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven (curated by Charles Esche) Das Gespinst , Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach Quodlibet II , Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne Privat , Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal
modernmodern , Chelsea Art Museum, NYC (curated by Pati Hertling)
pleinairism , i8, Reykjavik (curated by Kitty Scott) Rendez – Vous Nowhere , Montehermoso Cultural Center, Vitoria-Gasteiz (curated by Beatriz Herraez)
Idealismusstudio , Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
Janice Kerbel, Silke Otto – Knapp, Allan Ruppersberg , Karin Gunther, Hamburg
Art Sheffield 08: Yes, No & Other Options , Sheffield (curated by Jan Verwoet)
Garten Eden , Kunsthalle, Emden
Th e Grande Promenade , National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens Never for money, always for love , Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
The Subversive Charm of the Bourgeoisie , Vanabbemuseum, Eindhoven Loveletter , Herald Street, London (organised by Silke Otto-Knapp) 2005 The British Art Show 6, BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
9 th International Istanbul Biennial , Deniz Palas Apartments, Beyoğlu Paris – Londres: Le Voyage Interieur , Espace EDF Electra, Paris Thinking of the Outside – New Art in the City of Bristol , Bristol (curated by Claire Doherty) Andersen Associations , Gallery Specta, Copenhagen René Daniels, Peter Doig, Silke Otto – Knapp , Gavin Brown’s enterprise, NYC 2004 The Undiscovered Country , Hammer Museum, Los Angeles We disagree , Andrew Kreps Gallery, NYC
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Der Tod Und Das Mädchen , Fortescue Avenue, London Must I Paint You a Picture? , Haunch of Venison, London Kerlin Gallery, Dublin Sugar Hiccup , Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo Teil 2 Quodlibet , Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne Moon Absinthe , nn foundation, Rotterdam
Étrangement Proche/Seltsam Vertraut , Saarland Museum, Saarbrücken
Honey, I’ve rearranged the collection , greengrassi, London Creeping Revolution 2 , Rooseum, Malmö Picture Room , Gasworks Gallery, London Deutschemalereizweitausendrei , Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
The Unique Phenomenon of a Distance , Magnani, London Metropolitan , Galerie Jürgen Becker & Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg Hamburg: Imagining LA: Ed Ruscha, Silke Otto – Knapp , Kunstverein, Wolfsburg
Germinations 13: Get out! , Galeria Arsenal, Bialystok (curated by Sören Grammel)
The Magic Hour – The Convergence of Art and Las Vegas , Neue Galerie, Graz
Kerstin Kartscher & Silke Otto – Knapp , Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg Songs sung by men from the point of view of a woman , Platform, London (organised by Gareth Jones & Silke Otto-Knapp) Include me out , Provost Street, London Die Gef ahr im Jazz , Deutsch Britische Freundschaft, Berlin
limit – less , Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna Where do you want to go today…? , Cubitt, London Supernature , Studio A, London
Thoughts , City Racing Interesting Painting, City Racing
FAST, with Painting Disorders Collective , King Street, Toronto weil morgen , Eisfabrik, Hanover (curated by Stefan Kalmar & Raimar Stange)