Wilhelm Sasnal

Untitled, 2010.
										Öl auf Leinwand - Oil on canvas.
									40 x 35 cm - 16 x 14 in.
Untitled, 2010.
Öl auf Leinwand - Oil on canvas.
40 x 35 cm - 16 x 14 in.

Untitled, 2010.
									Öl auf Leinwand - Oil on canvas.
								40 x 50 cm - 16 x 19.5 in.
Untitled, 2010.
Öl auf Leinwand - Oil on canvas.
40 x 50 cm - 16 x 19.5 in.

Untitled, 2010.
								Öl und Papier auf Leinwand - Oil and paper on canvas.
							35 x 40 cm - 14 x 16 in.
Untitled, 2010.
Öl und Papier auf Leinwand - Oil and paper on canvas.
35 x 40 cm - 14 x 16 in.

Untitled, 2010.
							Öl auf Leinwand - oil on canvas.
						40 x 50 cm - 16 x 19.5 in.
Untitled, 2010.
Öl auf Leinwand - oil on canvas.
40 x 50 cm - 16 x 19.5 in.

10 hours flight, 2005.
						oil on canvas.
					100 x 120 cm – 47 ¼ x 39 2/3 in.
10 hours flight, 2005.
oil on canvas.
100 x 120 cm – 47 ¼ x 39 2/3 in.

Untitled, 2006.
					oil on canvas.
					120 x 160 cm/ 47.2 x 63 in.
Untitled, 2006.
oil on canvas.
120 x 160 cm/ 47.2 x 63 in.

After Jeff Wall 4, 2002.
				oil on canvas.
			30 x 40 cm – 11 3/4 x 15 2/3 in.
After Jeff Wall 4, 2002.
oil on canvas.
30 x 40 cm – 11 3/4 x 15 2/3 in.

Burnin’ and lootin’, 2001 - 2003.
			DVD.
		Duration: 05’05’’. Stereo, PAL. Edition of 6 + 2 AP.
Burnin’ and lootin’, 2001 - 2003.
DVD.
Duration: 05’05’’. Stereo, PAL. Edition of 6 + 2 AP.

Butter, 2007.
		oil on canvas.
	63 x 63 in.
Butter, 2007.
oil on canvas.
63 x 63 in.

Marfa, 2005.
	DVD, Duration: 28’39’’.
Dolby Digital, PAL. Edition of 3 + 2 AP.
Marfa, 2005.
DVD, Duration: 28’39’’.
Dolby Digital, PAL. Edition of 3 + 2 AP.

The River, 2005.
DVD.
Duration: 24’06’’. Dolby Digital, PAL. Edition of 3 + 2 A.P.
The River, 2005.
DVD.
Duration: 24’06’’. Dolby Digital, PAL. Edition of 3 + 2 A.P.

Untitled (six short films), 1998 - 2003.
DVD.
Duration: 27’08’’. Stereo, PAL. Edition of 6 + 2 AP.
Untitled (six short films), 1998 - 2003.
DVD.
Duration: 27’08’’. Stereo, PAL. Edition of 6 + 2 AP.

Untitled (1948), 2005.
oil on canvas.
Untitled (1948), 2005.
oil on canvas.

Untitled (Andrzej), 2003.
oil on canvas.
85,5 x 100 cm/ 33.6 x 39.4 in.
Untitled (Andrzej), 2003.
oil on canvas.
85,5 x 100 cm/ 33.6 x 39.4 in.

Anka, 2001.
oil on canvas.
45 x 50 cm/ 17.7 x 19.7 in.
Anka, 2001.
oil on canvas.
45 x 50 cm/ 17.7 x 19.7 in.

Kielce, 2003.
oil on canvas.
145 x 145 cm/ 57 x 57 in.
Kielce, 2003.
oil on canvas.
145 x 145 cm/ 57 x 57 in.

(Kirche)/ (Church), 2001.
oil on canvas.
120 x 110 cm/ 47.2 x 43.3 in.
(Kirche)/ (Church), 2001.
oil on canvas.
120 x 110 cm/ 47.2 x 43.3 in.

Leningrad, 2000.
150 x 150 cm/ 59 x 59 in.
Leningrad, 2000.
150 x 150 cm/ 59 x 59 in.

Luther, 2003.
oil on canvas.
60 x 40 cm/ 23.6 x 15.8 in.
Luther, 2003.
oil on canvas.
60 x 40 cm/ 23.6 x 15.8 in.

Untitled (Maus 3), 2001.
90 x 190 cm/ 35.4 x 75 in.
Untitled (Maus 3), 2001.
90 x 190 cm/ 35.4 x 75 in.

Partisans, 2005.
oil on canvas.
40 x 50 cm/ 15.7 x 19.6 in.
Partisans, 2005.
oil on canvas.
40 x 50 cm/ 15.7 x 19.6 in.

Robert Smithson, 2003.
oil on canvas.
55 x 65 cm/ 21.6 x 25.6 in.
Robert Smithson, 2003.
oil on canvas.
55 x 65 cm/ 21.6 x 25.6 in.

Geboren 1972 in Tarnów, Polen / born 1972, Tarnów, PL

1992-1994Architekturstudium an der Technischen Hochschule Krakau, Polen / studied architecture at the Cracow University of Technology, Poland
1994-1999Kunststudium an der Kunstakademie in Krakau, Polen / studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cracow, Poland


Lebt und arbeitet in Tarnów, Polen / lives and works in Tarnów, Poland

 

Einzelausstellungen / Solo Exhibitions

2015
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, DE
Columbus, Sadie Coles HQ, London, GB

2014
Wilhelm Sasnal – Take Me To The Other Side, Lismore Caste Arts, Lismore, IE

2013
Wilhelm Sasnal, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, CH
Wilhelm Sasnal, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US

2012
Wilhelm Sasnal, Haus der Kunst, Munich, DE

2011
Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, GB
Wilhelm Sasnal, Sadie Coles HQ, London, GB
Kurimanzutto, Mexiko, MX

2010
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, DE

Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US

16 mm films, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo, JP

Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, FI

'fallout' film screening, Artprojx, London, GB

Rochester Art Center, Rochester, US

2009
Sadie Coles HQ, London, GB

K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, DE

Fundacja Galerii Foksal, Warsaw, PL

CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Malága, ES

Presentation in the Collection Rooms: Wilhelm Sasnal. Works from the Collection Martin, Neues Museum Nürnberg, Nuremberg, DE

Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, CH

2008
Wilhelm Sasnal – Anni di Lotta, Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, IT

2007
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, DE

Wilhelm Sasnal – Years of Struggle, Zacheta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, Warsaw, PL

Untitled, Swiss Institute, New York, US

Caixa Forum, Barcelona, ES

Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, CH

Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US

2006

Paintings and Films, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL

Ist das Leben nicht schön? Kapitel 2, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, DE

Sadie Coles, London, GB

The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, IE
Wzorzec kilograma, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, PL

2005
Chinati Foundation Artist in Residence, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, US

MATRIX Program for Contemporary Art, The Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, US

Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US

2004
The band, Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, CH

Galerie Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, DE

Camden Arts Centre, London, GB

Map Trap, Galeria Raster, Warsaw, P
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Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, DE

2003
Wisla, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL

Night Day Night, Kunsthalle Zurich, CH

Night Day Night, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, DE

3 o'clock Road Block, Sadie Coles HQ, London, GB

Wilhelm Sasnal - Monika Sosnowska, Galleria Laura Pecci, Milan, IT

Interventions: Wilhelm Sasnal, MuHKA, Antwerpen, BE

T-ow, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US

2002
Galerie Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, DE

BWA Gallery, Zielona Gora, PL

Galerie Display, Prague, CZ

Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, PL
P
arel, Amsterdam, NL

2001
Samochody i ludzie/Cars and Men, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, PL

Zzycie codzienne w Polsce w latach 1999-2001/Everyday Life in Poland between 1999 and 2000, Galeria Raster, Warsaw, PL

2000
Gra planszowa/Board Game, Galeria Potocka, Cracow, PL

1999
Sto kawalków / The Hundred Pieces, Galeria Zderzak, Cracow, PL

Malarstwo / Painting, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL

Tlik / The Crowd, billboards of Galeria Otwarta, PL

1998
Prywatne-Publiczne / Private-Public, billboards of Galeria Otwarta, PL

Swieto panstwow/ A Natural Holiday, billboards of Galeria Otwarta, PL

 
Gruppenausstellungen / Group Exhibitions

2016
Generationsübergreifend - Polnische Kunst, Skulpturenmuseum Glaskasten Marl, DE

2015
A Blind Man in His Garden, LUMA/Westbau Löwerbräukunst, Zurich, CH
DO NOT SHOOT THE PAINTER. Pantings from the UBS Art Collection, Villa Reale's Galleria d'arte Moderna, Milan, IT
Zufallsmuster - Malerei aus der Sammlung Goetz, Haus der Kunst, München, DE

2014
Secret Passions. Privat Flemish Collections, Tripostal, Lillie, FR
Hate speech - I'm against!, The Emanuel Ringelblum Jewish Historical Institute, Warsaw, PL
Love Story - Sammlung Anne & Wolfgang Tize, Belvedere, Vienna, AT
Die beste aller Welten, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, DE
As You Can See: Polish Art Today, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL

2013
Presenting the Vincent, GEM Museum of Contemporary, The Hague, NL 
A Boy Grows to Become a Knight. A Discourse on Masculinity in Polish Culture from the End to the 18th Century until Today, National Museum, Cracow, PL
British British Polish Polish, CCA - Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle Warsaw, Warsaw, PL
In the Heart of the Country, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, PL
Showing Its Colours, What Makes Art, Marta Herford, Herford, DE
ExtraKino - Wilhelm Sasnal: Short Films, OK Centre for Contemporary Art, Linz, AT
An Idea of Beauty, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence, IT

2012
Dear Portrait, MOSTYN, Llanduno, UK
About Blank, Kunsthalle Münster, Munster, DE
Image Counter Image, Haus der Kunst, Munich, DE
I Wish This Was a Song. Music in Contemporary Art, the National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, No
A House of Leaves, The David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Rearview Mirror: New Art from Central and Eastern Europe, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, CA
Paintings from the Rubell Family Collection, Fundación Banco Santander's, Madrid, ES
It Looks Pretty from a Distance, Tiger Awards Competition, 41st International Film Festival Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
The Marx Collection, Muzeum Narodowe w Szczecinie, Szczecin, PL

2011
Hirschfaktor. Die Kunst des Zitierend, ZKM - Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, DE
Kraftwerk Depot: Wie Kunst altert, Marta Herford, Herford, DE
Tomorrow Is The Question, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, BE
Rearview Mirror, The Power Plant, Toronto, CA
Space. About a Dream, Kunsthalle Vienna, Vienna, AT
The Power of Fantasy: Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland, BOZAR Centre for Fine Arts, Brussels, BE
MMK 1991 - 2011. 20 Jahre Gegenwart, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, DE
Herzliya Biennial. The Second Strike, The Herzliya Biennial for Contemporary Art, Herzliya, IL
Painting Between The Lines, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US
Weltraum. Die Kunst und ein Traum, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, AT

2010
How Soon Now Rubell Family Collection, Miami, US
XVII. Rohkunstbau. Atlantis II - Hidden Histories - Imaged Identities, Schloss Marquard, Potsdam, DE
Fast forward 2. The Power of Motion, Media Art Sammlung Goetz, ZKM - Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, DE
Conversation Pieces, A Chamber Play. Act III, Scene 3, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, DE
THINGS EVOKE FEELINGS. Selected narrations for the CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, PL
¡Sin techo está pelón, Galerías Hermenegildo Bustos, Guanajuato, MX
Storytellers, Centre d'art contemporain / Passages, Troyes, FR

2009
The Reach of Realism, MOCA Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, US
Abstraction + Warhol, Woxart, Prague, CZ
Wilhelm Sasnal. Werke aus der Sammlung Martin, Neues Museum, Nuremberg, DE

Hellwach gegenwärtig – Ausblicke auf die Sammlung Marta, MARTA Herford, Herford, DE
Monument to Transformation, City Gallery, Prague, CZ
Invasion of Sound. Music and the Visual Arts, Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, PL
International Collection of Contemporary Art 5th Edition, Centre of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, PL
Something Else!!!!, MAN, Nuoro, IT

Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, DE

Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix, Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, SE
Mapping the studio: Artists from the François Pinault Collection, Punta della Dogana, Venice, IT

2008
Ad Absurdum - Zeitgemässe Apparate, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, DE
Films. Lambie, Lloyd, Lucas, Sasnal, Wilcox, Sadie Coles, HQ, London
Family and Friends, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US

The Painting of Modern Life Castello di Rivoli, Turin, IT
Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum, Pittsburgh, US

Heartland, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL

Don’t Come In, Be Merciful, Galerie Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, DE
I am never at home, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, DE

het genot van het kijken, Biennale van de Schilderkunst, MDD Museum Dhondt Dhaenens, Deurle / Roger Raveelmuseum, Machelen-Zulte, NL

Blasted Allegories. Werke aus der Sammlung Ringer, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, CH
back to black. Die Farbe Schwarz in der aktuellen Malerei, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, DE

Red Eye Effect. Polish Photography of the 21st Century, Center for Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
50 Moons of Saturn, T2 Torino Triennale, Turin, IT
Dipingere la vita moderna, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli, IT

Peripherer Blick und kollektiver Körper, Museion, Bozen, IT

Ad Absurdum. Energien des Absurden von der Klassischen Moderne bis zur Gegenwart, MARTa Herford, DE

1, 2, 3 ... Avant-Gardes, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, ES
Never Let the Truth Get in the Way of a Good Story, Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2007
PLAYBACK, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, FR

The Painting of Modern Life, Hayward Gallery, London, GB
The Exotic Journey Ends, Fundacja Galerii Foksal, Warschau, PL; Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, MX

The Present – The Monique Zajfen Collection, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Wilhelm Sasnal, Untitled, Swiss Institute, New York, US
Who’s got the big picture, Neupräsentation der Sammlung, MuHKA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, BE
Gesellschaftsbilder. Zeitgenössische Malerei, Kunstverein, Hamburg, DE
Imagination Becomes Reality. Eine Ausstellung zum erweiterten Malereibegriff, Werke aus der Sammlung Goetz, ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, DE

Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, GB

Painting Now! Back to Figuration, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL
OLD SCHOOL, Hauser & Wirth Colnaghi, London, GB
Frisch Gestrichen, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf, DE

What is painting?, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

Last News, Laznia centre for Contemporary Art, Gdansk, PL

Airs de Paris, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR
Bare Life, Museum of the Seam, Jerusalem, IL
The Weasel: Pop Music and Contemporary Art, South London Gallery, London, GB

Lights, Camera, Action: Artists Films for the Cinema, Whitney Museum, New York, US

Polish Painting of the 21st  Century, Zacheta national Gallery, Warzaw, PL

2006
Galerie Patrick Seguin invites Hauser & Wirth, Galerie Seguin, Paris, FR
Sammlung Marx im Hamburger Bahnhof, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, DE

Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin Centre, Coidropo, IT
1,2,3… Avant-Gardes, Center for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, PL
Precz z Alfonsami Sztuk, Down with the Pimps of Art, Financial-Banking Center (HOWY SWIAT 06), Warsaw, PL

Essential Painting, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, JP

Imagination Becomes Reality V, Fantasy and Fiction, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, DE
The Vincent van Gogh Biennial Award for Contemporary Art in Europe 2006, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

Attributen en Substantie, MUKHA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, BE
FASTER! BIGGER! BETTER! Signetwerke der Sammlungen, ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, DE

Blind Date Passau. Neuerwerbungen Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Wörlen, Passau, DE

Villa Holiday Warsaw, Galerie Raster, Warsaw, PL
Implosion. 10 Year Anniversary, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US
Polish Painting of the 21st Century, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL

Eberhard Havekost, Johannes Kahrs, Magnus Plessen, Wilhelm Sasnal – Imagens em Pintura, Museu Serralves, Museu de Arte Contemporanea, Porto, PT

Pittura Infinita. Pittura Contemporanea e Realismo Globale, Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Udine, IT

I still love the 20th Century, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, PL
Grey Flags, SculptureCenter, Long Island City, New York, US

Gut und Billig, aktuelle polnische Malerei aus der Sammlung Cyganek, Museum Junge Kunst, Frankfurt an der Oder, DE

Melancholia, Summer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, IL

2005
The Collection XII - Luz, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerpen, BE
Goodbye Rothchild 64, Welcome Rothchild 13, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv, IL
On Line, Louisiana Contemporary, Louisiana, US
M Stadt. Europäische Stadtlandschaften, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, AT
The Triumph of Painting, the Saatchi Collection, Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, GB
What’s New Pussycat?, Museum for Modern Art, Frankfurt am Main, DE
ATOMICA – making the invisible visible, Esso Gallery and Lombard Freid Fine Arts, New York, US
Material Time/Work Time/Life Time, Reykjavik Arts Festival, IS
Monuments of Nowa Huta, Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow, PL
Expanded Painting, Prague Biennale II, Prague, CZ
Broniewski, Galeria Raster in den Räumen der / in the spaces of Johnen Galerie, Berlin, DE

Accrochage: Selected Works, Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York, US
It takes some time to open an oyster, Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, ES

roaming memories, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, DE

2004
Pyrm, Galeria BWA Zielona Góra, Warsaw, PL
Funny Cuts, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart, DE
From My Window. Artists and their Territories, Ecole Nationale Superieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, FR

Auschwitz-Prozess 4 Ks 2/63, Frankfurt am Main / Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, DE
26. Biennal de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, BR

Who if not we should at least try to imagine the future of all this?, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Matrix 213. Some Forgotten Place, Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, US
Nowa Huta. Kunst aus polnischer Sicht, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, DE
Werke aus der Sammlung Boris, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Karlsruhe, DE
Marc Jancou Fine Art, New York, US
From Above, Georg Kargl Galerie, Vienna, AT

Sammlung Plum, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, DE
Under The Red & White Flag, New Art from Poland, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius / Estonian Art Museum, Tallin, EE, Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, LT

MUHKA de collectie, MUHKA, Antwerp, BE

2003
4ever Young, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel-Aviv, IL
Hauser & Wirth Gallery, Zurich, CH
Hidden in a daylight, Cieszyn, PL

Boyce, Creed, Höfer, Ruff, Sasnal u.a., Galerie Johnen + Schöttle, Cologne, DE
Art for all children, Zacheta National Gallery of Contemporary Art, Warsaw, PL

Crawling Revolution 2, Rooseum, Malmö, SE

2002
A Need For Realism. Solitude In Ujazdowski, Centre of Contemporary Art, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL

Semiotic landscape, Xawery Dunikowski Museum, Warsaw, PL

Kunstverein Baden-Baden, DE

Kleine Kleinigkeiten, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, CH
Painting on the Move, Kunsthalle Basel, Kunstmuseum Basel, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, CH
4th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, KR
Raster - Aktuelle Kunst aus Polen, Museum Viadrina - Junkerhaus, Frankfurt / Oder, DE
Urgent Painting, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, FR

2001
New Collection of the CCA , CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL

Dobro/The Good, Galeria Raster, Warsaw, PL

1st Tirana Biennale, Chinese Pavillion, Tirana, AL

Biurokracja/Bureaucracy, Galeria Foksal, Warsaw, PL

Popelita/Pop-elite, Bunkier Sztuki, Cracow, PL

In Between, Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, US

Rybie oko/Fisheye, BWA Gallery, Słupsk, PL

2000
Scena 2000, CCA Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, PL
Visual Art - Simple Life, Edith-Russ-Haus, Oldenburg, DE
100% malarstwa / 100% of Painting, BWA Gallery, Poznan, PL

Namaluj mnie / Paint Me, BWA Gallery, Zielona Góra, PL

1999
What you see is what you get, Medium Gallery, Bratislava, SK

1997
Seven Young Painters, French Cultural Institute, Cracow, PL