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


Markus Vater


Top Pick

artist Matt Calderwood, actor Russell Tovey

Year 2016
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions 42 x 29.7 cm
Bidding Open Wed 12 April, 2017 at 10:00am
Bidding Ended Tue 26 March, 2019 at 9:30pm

Markus Vater:

Markus Vater (b. 1970, Düsseldorf) lives and works in London. Graduated from the Royal College of Art (2000); Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (1994); and Kunstakademie Münster (1992). Select solo exhibitions include What You See is not What You Look at, Kunstverein Ludwigsburg, Ludwigsburg (2018); Sitting in a hole that has the shape of a frightened cat, Union Gallery, London (2017); I imagine how You imagine I imagine You, Galerie Rupert Pfab, Duesseldorf (2015); Wogegen ist eigentlich die Gegenwart?, Kunstverein Rostock, Rostock (2015); Die Unendlichkeit ist auch nicht mehr was sie mal war, Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Mannheim (2013); Lucky Weekend, Simone Subal Gallery, New York (2013); Open house, Studio Voltaire, London (2012); Secret Garden Project, Up Projects, London (2011); and Spot on 05. Solo Projekt im Rahmen von 4 Präsentationen, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf (2010). Select group exhibitions include Flashback & Guests, Stalke Galerie - Kirke Sonnerup, Denmark (2016); ORBITAL EXPLORER, Kulturforum Alte Post, Staedtische Galerie, Neuss (2016); You’re invisible, but I’m going to eat you anyway: Maeverick Projects, AMP gallery, Peckham (2016); and 1. – 21. Mai 2016, Griffelkunst e.V. zur 361. und 362. Bilderwahl Editions, Griffelkunst-Vereinigung Hamburg e.V., Hamburg (2016). His works are held in public and private collections including Sammlung Deutsche Bank ,Frankfurt; Royal College of Art, London; and Channel 4, London.