Drawing Biennial 2017

Exhibition & online fundraising auction of over 200 unique works on paper

Exhibition: 2 March – 26 April · Auction: 12 April 10am – 26 April 9pm


Karl Holmqvist

untitled (NO THEM)

Year 2016
Medium marker on board
Dimensions 21 x 29.7 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Karl Holmqvist:

Karl Holmqvist (b. 1964, Västerås) lives and works in Berlin. Holmqvist was the recipient of the Arthur Köpke Memory Fund Award (2013) and has participated in the Venice Bienniale (2003, 2011); and Performa, New York (2005, 2007, 2013). Solo exhibitions include ONE CHILD PER HOUSEHOLD, Dépendance, Brussels (2018); KAPALBHATI, Sant'Andrea de Scaphis, Rome (2017); READ DEAR, Camden Arts Centre, London (2016); The Power Station, Dallas (2016); MEN ARE WOMEN, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles (2015); HERE’S GOOD LOOKING @U, KID, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York (2015); and Give Poetry A Try, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2013). Select group exhibitions include Lavoro, Indipendenza Studio, Rome (2017); From Concrete to Liquid to Spoken Worlds to the Word, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva (2017); Klara Liden I Karl Holmqvist, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig (2016); Occupational Therapy, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis (2015); The Reluctant Narrator, Museu Berardo, Lisbon (2014-15); New Ways Of Doing Nothing, Kunsthalle Vienna, Austria (2014); Marking Language, Drawing Room, London (2013); and Ecstatic Alphabets, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2012).