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"Clouds," public installation, 2014. Central Park, New York.

Olaf BreuningThe Life

June 4 – August 7, 2015
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Olaf Breuning Home TrilogyScreening

January 22 – 26, 2013

Olaf BreuningThe Art Freaks

September 23 – October 29, 2011
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Olaf BreuningThe Life

June 4 – August 7, 2015
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Olaf Breuning Home TrilogyScreening

January 22 – 26, 2013

Olaf BreuningThe Art Freaks

September 23 – October 29, 2011
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Olaf BreuningSmall Brain Big Stomach

October 29 – December 5, 2009
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Olaf Breuning

October 11 – November 8, 2008

Olaf BreuningChinatown Objects

November 19 – December 23, 2005

Olaf BreuningHome

January 10 – February 7, 2004

Olaf BreuningPrimitiv

October 27 – December 1, 2001

Bio Olaf Breuning

www.olafbreuning.com

Olaf Breuning was born in 1970 in Schaffhausen, Switzerland, and lives in New York. His work incorporates discerning humor to conflate the tropes of so-called high and low artistic practices. He is internationally recognized for his playful drawings and large public sculptures, as well as his film trilogy Home. In 2016, the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf organized a retrospective of his work.

Breuning has had additional one-person exhibitions at the Palais de Tokyo, Paris; Chisenhale Gallery, London; Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany; Kunsthall Stavanger, Norway; and the Paul Klee Museum, Bern. Public exhibitions of his work include the Public Art Fund commission "Clouds" (2014), Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park, New York, as well as the Public Art Fund exhibition "Lightness of Being" (2013), City Hall Park, New York. He participated in the 2008 Whitney Biennial and has also been has been featured in group exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art, New York; Pompidou Center, Paris; Haus der Kunst, Munich; Kunsthalle Zürich; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Jeu de Paume, Paris; KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; Whitechapel Gallery, London; and the Mori Art Museum, Tokyo.

Flash Art (2013)

ARTnews (2010)

The New York Times (2009)

Whitewall (2008)

The New York Times (2008)

Tokion (2008)

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Olaf Breuning

Published by Gestalten, 2016. This book accompanies Olaf Breuning's retrospective exhibition "The Madness That We Call Reality," on view at the NRW-Forum Düsseldorf.