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) lives and works in Los Angeles. Graduated from BA Art-Semiotics and Art History at Brown University, Providence (1998); the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York (1999); Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan (2000); and MFA University of California, Los Angeles (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 Doppelgänger, WENTRUP, Berlin (2018); Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA (2017); Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples (2016); Organic Bedfellow, Feral Othello, Mitchell-Innes Nash, New York (2015); Weeks in Wet Sheets, Barbara Seiler Gallery, Zürich (2015); People Who Don’t Know They’re Dead, Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv (2014); and MOCA Focus: Karl Haendel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2006). Select group exhibitions include A Slice through the World: Contemporary Artists’ Drawings, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford and Drawing Room, London (2018); The American Dream. American Realism 1965-2017, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden (2017-18); I who make mistakes on the eternal typewriter, Kunstvereniging Diepenheim, Diepenheim (2017); Game On!, Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa (2017); Biennial of The Americas, Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver (2015); 2014 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2014); Manifest Intention. Drawing in All its Forms, Castello di Rivoli, Turin (2014); and Drawn From Photography, The Drawing Center, New York (2011). His work is held in public and private collections including Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld; La Colección Jumex, Mexico; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; and Guggenheim, New York.

Last updated: 06.02.2019

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