Karl Haendel

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    Karl Haendel, Week in Wet Sheets, 2015 Installation of works on paper and cardboard elements, up to 30 unique drawings Courtesy the artist and Galerie Barbara Seiler, Zurich

Karl Haendel (b. 1976, New York, USA) lives and works in Los Angeles. Haendel received his BFA from Brown University (1998), before attending the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, USA and the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, USA. He received his MFA from the University of California, Los Angeles, USA (2003). Awards and residencies include the California Community Foundation, Pollock Krasner Foundation Grant (2015); Chinati Foundation Artist in Residence (2011); and the Penny McCall Foundation Award, Durfee Foundation Grant (2004).  Select solo exhibitions include WENTRUP, Berlin (2018); Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA (2017); Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples (2017); Organic Bedfellow, Feral Othello, Mitchell-Innes Nash, New York, USA (2015); and People Who Don’t Know They’re Dead, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv, Israel (2014). Select group exhibitions include Papier.Salon, WENTRUP, Berlin, Germany (2018); The American Dream. American Realism 1965-2017, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany (2017); I who make mistakes on the eternal typewriter, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim, Netherlands (2017); Game On!, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK (2017); Biennial of The Americas, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO (2015); 2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2014); Manifest Intention. Drawing in All its Forms, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy (2014); and Drawn From Photography, The Drawing Center, New York, USA (2011).  His work is held in public and private collections including Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Norway; Guggenheim Museum, USA; Hammer Museum, USA; Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany; La Colección Jumex, Mexico; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, USA; Museum of Modern Art, USA; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, USA.

Last updated: 14.06.2018

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