venske & spänle

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Julia Venske        1971 Berlin
Gregor Spänle     1969 Munich

Education

1991-1995  Bildhauerfachschule Lasa, Italy
1995            Diplom
1996            Artist in residence RMIT Dep. of fine arts, Robert Owen,
Melbourne, Australia

Solo

  • 2014   Eclosion en Valencia, Fondo Arte, Valencia Park & Museo de Bellas Artes, Valencia Spain
  • 2014   Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
  • 2013     ”Campo de Adoptcion”, Ana Serratosa Arte, Valencia
  • 2013 ”The Host”, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
  • 2013    Boisee, Robert Drees Galerie, Art Karlsruhe, Germany
  • 2012    Museum Bad Arolsen, Kassel, Germany
    2011    “Atlanta Myzot” ,Marcia Wood Gallery. Atlanta
    2011    “im raum” Zweigstelle, Berlin
    2011    Uno Con Otros – Galeria Ana Serratosa, Valencia, Spain
    2011   “wanderlust” Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    2010    Soloposition at Preview, Galerie Robert Drees, Berlin
    2010    „re-import“ St. Markus Kirche, Laas, Italy
    2010    Kunstkammer No.8, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin
    2010    “voyage congolaise”  Arin Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
    2010    “Inside”, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
    2009    “voyage congolaise”  Kunstverein Würzburg, Germany
    2009    “in hannover” Galerie Robert Drees, Hannover, Germany
    2009    “coming together” Thatcher Projects, New York,
    2009    “among us” Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
    2009    “venske & spänle at PYD”, PYD Building, Sydney, Australia
    2008    “unter anderen” Delicious art space, Zürich, Switzerland
    2008    “unter uns” Kunstverein Aichach, Germany
    2007    “on it” Dust Gallery, Las Vegas
    2007   “perchance to dream” Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta, GA
    2005   “redefining space”  Turchin Center for the Arts, Boone, NC
    2005   “as if we are alone” Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
    2004   “aussen vor” Lothringer Str. 13/Spiegel, Munich
    2004    “squares and drops” Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
    2003   “we are here”  Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    2003    “fluff” Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
    2002    “smurfs and  screens” Renate Schröder Galerie, Köln
    2001    “screen” Museo Sivori, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    2000     Renate Schröder Galerie, Köln, Germany
    2000     Köln Skulptur, Art Cologne, Schröder Galerie,Germany
    1999    “black & white” Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    1998    “marble”, MBM Gallery,  New York
    1997    “Transformation”, MBM Gallery, New York
    1997     AR-TS Kunstverein Traunstein, Germany
  • Selected Group
  • 2014   Cadence, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
  • 2013   Helotroph Kirby, Thatcher Projects, Miami Project, Miami
  • 2013   ”art is cheap”, Panther Red, Munich, Germany
  • 2013   Catch As Catch Can, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York, NY
  • 2012   Watch Your Step, Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY
  • 2011   “Myzots” Pulse Miami, Thatcher Projects , Miami
    2011   Glasshouse Gallery, Regional Museum, Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia
    2011   „Blickachsen 8“, Bad Homburg, Germany
    2011   „Biomorph“ Arp Museum Rolandseck, Bonn, Germany
    2011   “Bodily Functions”, Neuer Kunstverein, Köln
    2011   Artefiera, Bologna, Robert Drees Galerie, Bologna, Italy
    2011   Artstage Singapore, C. Dietzschold Gallery, Singapore
    2010   Pulse Miami, Margaret Thatcher Projects, Miami
    2010   Art Zürich, Galerie Robert Drees, Zürich, Switzerland
    2010  „Im Dialog“, Galerie Rigassi, Bern, Switzerland
    2010   “survival-überleben”, neue Kunst in alten Gärten, Lenthe, Germany (catalogue)
    2010   Summergroupshow, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    2010   ART HK, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Hong Kong
    2009  “wallrocket” Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, NY, USA
    2009  “in china” Conny Dietzschold Gallery, ART HK 09, Hong Kong, China
    2009  “Raumfahrt der Bürokraten”,Schalterhalle Hbf München, Germany
    2008  “wallrocket – tribute to ed ruscha” Flagart Foundation, New York
    2008  “schrumpf” Thatcher Projects,  Pulse, Miami, USA
    2008  “las vegas collects contemporary”,Art Museum Las Vegas , USA
    2007   “cybersmorf” installation, Pulse Art Fair, Miami
    2007   “smurf austral”, Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
    2007   “chill”, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    2007   “luxe, calme et volupte”, Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
    2006   “Strafraum”  Lothringerstr.13/Spiegel, Munich, Germany
    2006   “flow” Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    2005   12. Kunstpreis, Kunstverein Aichach,Germany
    2005   “glanz und gloria”, Renate Schröder Galerie, Mönchengladbach, Germany
    2005   “heavenly or a slice of white” Bertha & Karl Leubsdorf Gallery Hunter College, New York
    2004  – 2005 ”imbenge dreamhouse ” Völkerkunde Museum Munich – Durban/Pretoria  South Africa
    2004   “mindscape” Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
    2004   18 th Rosen Outdoor exhibition, Boone, NC
    2004  “hard & soft” Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    2004   “under different circumstances”, The Contemporary, Atlanta
    2003   Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, Australia
    2003   “tickle pink” Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta
    2003   Castel Mareccio, Bolzano, Italy
    2002   “Von der Garnison zur Konversion” BBK Augsburg
    2002   “breathing room”, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    2002   “Transit”, Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    2002   “jump”, Schmidt-Dean-Gallery, Philadelphia
    2002    “benefit”, White Columns, New York
    2001   Toyamura International Sculpture Biennale, Hokkaido , Japan
    2001  “heat” , Thatcher Projects, New York
    2001   Arte BA, C/C Galeria de Arte, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    2001   “PinkRed”, Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia
    2000    Renate Schröder Galerie, Köln, Germany
    2000   “in House” Margaret Thatcher Projects, New York
    2000   Schmidt Dean Gallery, Philadelphia
    1998   “Timessquare Ilusions”, MBM Gallery, New York
    1997   Schloß Goldrain, Bolzano, Italy
    1995   “grenzen”, St. Moritz, Switzerland
  • Collections
  • Axa Nordstern
    Glenn Fuhrmann / MSD Capital
    Jean and Micheal Klein
    Libby Lumpkin and David Hickey
  • Grants
  • 2003  “The Yard”, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York, USA
    LfA Förderbank Bayern, 2006, 2008
  • Bibliography
  • Las Vegas Sun, “Marble made light and airy”, Kristen Peterson, dec. 13 2007Las Vegas Weekly, “Grown up Art”, Danielle Kelly, Jan 2008
    Atlanta Journal – Constitution, “Gumpfotenpanorama”, Jerry Cullum, 03/04/07
    Winston Salem Journal, “Artists combine sculpture…”, Tom Patterson, sunday jan 1 2006
    Art & Antiques, “From big ideas to abstract forms” , Edward M. Gomez, May 2005
    Carolina Arts, nov 05 “Appalachian State opensnew exhibit at Truchin Center”
    The Contemporary, issue no 70, 2005, news p.15,16 Kathy Byrd
    The Sydney Morning Herald, Sept. 24-30. 04, Metro p. 27
    ”squares and drops”, Dominique Angeloro
    The Contemporary, isssue no 57, 2003, p.77 ‘yard’ Kara van der Weg
    Artforum, Sept. 2003, pp.229, “Yard”, Kevin Pratt
    New York Times, june 2003, pp E28, “Impressions of the Yard,
    Visual and Olfactory”, Roberta Smith
    Time Out New York, june 19-26 2003, pp.66
    Atlanta Journal – Constitution , “fluff”, “Melting marble for
    a smile”, Jerry Cullum,  31 Januar 03
    New  York Times, “Heat”, July 1 2001
    hoy en el arte, BA , Laura Feinsilber, venske & spanle
    “screen”, april 2001
    Chambers, Christopher,”Picks”, NY Arts Magazine, Vol.4,
    No.3, 1999, p 75
    Rothbart, Daniel, “Arthur Mednick Venske & Spänle at
    Margaret Thatcher Projects”,NY Magazine, Vol. No.3
    New York Contemporary Art Report, Vol II, Issue II,
    February 1999, p.124
    The New York Art World, Vol.2, No. 2,Oct. 1998

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