KRISTJAN GUÐMUNDSSON

b. 1941

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2016

Olympic Drawings, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

 

2015

Rappaz Museum, Basel, Switzerland

i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland 

Marc Straus, New York, USA

 

2014

Tourist Poems & Olympic Drawings, Gallery Gamma, Reykjavík, Iceland

Exhibition Seconds, Skúrinn, Reykjavik, Iceland

Faster and Slower and Cause and Consequence (including works by Donald Judd), Safn, Berlin, Germany

 

2013   

Dessins & Dessins Olympiques, Galerie Martine Thibault de la Châtre, Paris, France

 

2011   

i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

2010   

Paintings in Grey and White Frames, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Paintings and Drawings, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

Galleri Andersson Sandström, Umeå, Sweden

Paintings in Grey and White, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, USA

Kristján Gudmundsson, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA, USA

 

2009   

National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

2007   

Drawings I-XV & Other Works, Safn, Reykjavik, Iceland

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

 

2006   

Blue Transmission, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

 

2005   

New Works, Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

 

2004   

Architecture, i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

New Works, Listasafn Árnesinga, Hveragerdi, Iceland

Drawings, Sleeper Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland

 

2003   

Slunkaríki, Ísafjördur, Iceland

AP Galerie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Kompan, Akureyri, Iceland

 

2002   

Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany

Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway

 

2001   

Reykjavik Art Museum - Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2000   

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

 

1999   

i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

Slunkaríki, Isafjördur, Iceland

 

1998   

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki

 

1997   

i8 Gallery, Reykjavík, Iceland

Galleri Gulp, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1996   

Galleri Saevar Karl, Reykjavík, Iceland

Galleri Stefan Andersson, Umeå, Sweden

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Galleri Hulda Ágústdóttir, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1995   

Slunkaríki, Ísafjördur, Iceland

 

1994   

Galleri F 15, Moss, Norway

Retrospective, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden

Albrecht Dürer Gesellschaft & Institut für Moderne Kunst, Nürnberg, Germany

Gallerí Sævar Karl, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1993   

Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1992   

Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

Galerie Miller-Nordenhake, Cologne, Germany

Galleri II, Reykjavík, Iceland

Galleri Gangur, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1991   

Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Slunkaríki, Isafjördur, Iceland

Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden

Galerie Dörrie-Priess, Hamburg, Germany

Gallerí Krókur, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1989   

Teikningar/drawings 1972-88, Reykjavik Art Museum - Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavík, Iceland

Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1988   

Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden

 

1987   

Slunkaríki, Ísafjördur, Iceland

Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Drawings and Sculpture, Ásmundarsalur, Reykjavík, Iceland

Kristján Guðmundsson/Andrea Tippel, Boekie Woekie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1986   

Galerie "A", Amsterdam, The Netherlands

American Scandinavian Foundation, New York, USA

Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1985   

Gallery Gudmundur Árnason, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1983   

ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1982   

The Red House, Akureyri, Iceland

 

1981   

Safnahúsid, Húsavík, Iceland

Rádhúsid, Dalvik, Iceland

 

1978   

Gallery SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland

Library of Ísafjördur, Ísafjördur, Iceland

 

1975   

Seriaal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gallery SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland

Paleis voor Schone kunst, Brussel, Belgium

Kunstmuseum, Luzern, Switzerland

 

1974   

IN-OUT-CENTER, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1973   

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

IN-OUT-CENTER, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1972   

Galerie 845, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Gallery SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland

Galerie Balderich, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Galerie Fignal, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1970   

Galleri SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1969   

Galleri SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1968   

Mokka, Reykjavík, Iceland

           

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2017
Rolling Snowball/9, Djúpivogur, Iceland

2017 1hv (w/ Örn Alexander Ámundason), Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2016

TEXT, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2015

Selected Portraits from the Collection of the National Gallery of Iceland – From the Rustic to the Selfie, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2014

Rolling Snowball 5, Djúpivogur, Iceland

Franz Graf: See What Sees You, The Belevedere, Vienna, Austria

DRAWN, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany

Your Compound View – Selection from the collection from 1970-2010, Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

 

2013   

Works on Paper, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

Embracing Impermanence, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

B.A.B.E. – The Best Artist Books and Editions, Immanence – Espace d’art Contemporain, Paris, France

Elemental, Boden Arts Center, Boden, Sweden

 

2012   

Hangman´s Rock – The Delirium of Vision, Reykjavík Art Museum - Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavík, Iceland

Ends of the Earth: Land Art to 1974, MOCA Los Angeles, USA; Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany

Explorateurs, Musée de l'Abbaye Sainte‐Croix des Sables d'Olonne, France

Minning um Myndlist, ASÍ Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

To Make a Show It Takes A Thought and More than One Word, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

 

2011   

Arbeiten Aus dem Bleistiftgebiet, Van Horn, Düsseldorf, Germany (curated by Gregor Hildebrandt)

Perspectives - On the Borders of Art and Philosophy, Reykjavik Art Museum – Hafnarhus, Iceland

A for Artist / E for Exhibitions, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

TEXT, Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin, Germany

Faster and Slower Lines - From the Collection of Pétur Arason and Ragna Róbertsdóttir, Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

Kind Of Nice, Galerie Anhava, Helsinki, Finland

The Erling Neby Collection, Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden, Norway

Rolling snowball, Chinese European Art Center, Xiamen, China

 

2010   

Winter Show, i8 Gallery, Reykjavik, Iceland

straumur / burðarás, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland

Carnegie Art Award, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland; The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden; Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway; 798 Art Space, Beijing, China, Royal College of Art, London, UK; Kunsthalle Helsinki, Finland; Centre International d´Art Contemporain, Carros/Nice, France

Abstract, Almost Abstract II, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Starter Works from the Vehbi Koç Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Arter ‐ Space for Art, Istanbul, Turkey

 

2009   

Carnegie Art Award 2010, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Central Periphery, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia (curated by Alan Johnston)

Latte in Watte, Galleri Riis, Oslo, Norway

In Deep Water, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

Islands & Ghettos, Über territoriale Segregation in Städten des 21. Jahrhundert, Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin, Germany; NGBK / Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany

Several Friends, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

2008   

Ad Absurdum - Energies of the Absurd From Modernity to Contemporary Art, Marta Herford, Germany

Dreams of the Sublime and Nowhere, Reykjavík Art Museum - Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavik, Iceland  

Icelandic Art, with Thor Vigfusson, Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, USA

Islands & Ghettos, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany

No TV on Thursdays, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Lika för lika, Gävle Konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden

 

2007   

Drawing A Tiger, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Germany  

Colour First, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Im Fluss, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany

Gjensyn og fremtiden (Future Revisited), Vigeland museet, Oslo, Norway

 

2006   

In Between - from the collection, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skärhamn, Sweden

Regarding facts, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Næsti bar, with Sigurdur Gudmundsson, Reykjavik, Iceland (curated by Ólafur Ó. Lárusson)

 

2005   

Material Time, Life Time, Work Time, Reykjavík Arts Festival, Gerðarsafn - Kópavogur Art Museum, Iceland

Skyndikynni, Reykjavíkurakademían, Reykjavík, Iceland

Winterly Cold, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Touché, Galerie Michael Sturm, Stuttgart, Germany

 

2003   

Sea and Music, Xiamen, China

Meistarar Formsins, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland

 

2002   

BLUE, Place Arte Contemporanea, Cavagnolo, Italy

D.R.A., Álafoss, Mosfellsbær, Iceland

Carnegie Award, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK

 

2001   

D.R.A., City Gallery, Pece, Hungary

Drawing Iceland, Galleri 54, Gothenburg, Sweden

Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

Nothing, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden; Contemporary Art Center, Vilnius, Lithuania

 

2000   

In the Mirror of Space & Time, Ásmundarsalur, Reykjavík, Iceland

Galleri áhaldahús, Vestmannaeyjar, Iceland

64 N-20 V, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm, Sweden

Dieter Roth Akademie, Ackermannshof, Basel, Switzerland

Painting, Galerie Micheal Sturm, Stuttgart, Germany

 

1999   

Drei Kuenstler aus Island, Galerie Michael Sturm, Stuttgart, Germany

HH 1, Xiamen, China

Ainsi de Suite 3, Centre régional d´Art Contemporain, Séte, France

Galerie Artek, Helsinki, Finland

Hommage á Dieter Roth, Galerie Heinz Holtmann, Cologne; NORD LB Galerie, Braunschweig, Germany

00, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1998   

Ground, Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria; Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland

Galerie Peter Lidner, Vienna, Austria

Losse werken, rake klappen, Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

10 years 1988-1998, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

 

1997   

Absence/Presence, Kópavogur Art Museum, Kopavogur, Iceland

Ground, Ground, Pier Arts Centre, Stromness, Orkney, Scotland

Jahresmuseum 1997, Kunsthaus, Mürzzuschlag, Austria

Gúlp á hvolfi, Gallerí Gúlp, Reykjavik, Iceland

 

1996   

Antarctica Brahma, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria

AQUELO, The Nordic Arts Centre, Helsinki, Finland

 

1995   

La Hora del Norte, Centro Cultural del Conde Duque, Madrid, Spain; Pia Almoina, Barcelona, Spain

Art Festival, Seydisfjördur, Iceland

AQUELO, Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria

Galerie d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

Botngróður, Iceland

 

1994   

Ludwig Gosewitz und seine isländische Freunde, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany

Juxtaposition, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark

Det nordiska önskemuseet, Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg, Sweden

 

1992   

Das steinerne Licht, Ostee-Biennale 1992, Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany

Art Festival, Hafnarborg, Hafnarfjördur, Iceland

Kunst, Europa-Island, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

Borealis V, Porin taidemuseo, Pori, Finland

Trans / Mission, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden

We won´t party alone, St. Gallen Kunstverein, St. Gallen, Switzerland

Von Angesicht zu Angesicht, Gegenwartskunst aus dem Ostseeraum, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany; Kunsthalle Latvija, Riga; Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany

 

1990   

The 8th Sidney Biennale, Sidney, Australia

Northlands, The Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, UK

The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Noli me tangere, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Sion, Switzerland

The Art of Drawing, Kunsterns Hus, Oslo, Norway

End of the Century, Museum for Decorative Arts, Moscow, Russia

Bridges, Persons & Lindell Gallery, Helsinki, Finland

Threshold, Museet for Samtidskunst, Oslo, Norway

Worlds 90, Joensuun Art Museums, Finland

11 cities, 11 nations, Friesland Hal, Leeurwarden, The Netherlands

 

1989   

Resource Kunst, Akademie der Künste West-Berlin, Germany; Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Germany

SÚM 1965-72, The Municipal Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland

The Living Art Museum 10th anniversary, National Gallery of Iceland, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1988   

Reykjavík Arts Festival, The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland (with Donald Judd & Richard Long)

Både /och, The Nordic Arts Center, Sveaborg, Helsinki, Finland

 

1987   

Kunsthallen Brandts Klædefabrik, Odense, Denmark

Galerie van Gelder, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (with John M. Armleder & Arno Van der Mark)

 

1986   

Bone in a cold oven, The Nordic Arts Center, Sveaborg, Helsinki, Finland

 

1985   

Nordic House, Reykjavík, Iceland

Konst i Norden, The Nordic Arts Center, Sveaborg, Helsinki, Finland

A nordic quintessence, ASF Gallery, New York, USA

 

1984

Time – The 4th Dimension, Societé des Espositions du palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium; Geneva, Switzerland; Mannheim, Germany; London, UK

ICELAND: The art revealed, Franklin Furnace, New York, USA

10 visitors, Reykjavík Arts Festival, Reykjavik Art Museum - Kjarvalsstadir, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1983   

The Living Art Museum, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1982   

La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy (with Jón Gunnar Árnason)

 

1981   

The Red House, Akureyri, Iceland (with Sigrídur Gudjónsdóttir)

Malmoe, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

 

1978

Elva moderna islänska konstnärer, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

 

1977   

Ca va? Ca va?, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

 

1975   

Galerie Waalkens, Finsterwolde, The Netherlands

Kunstmuseum Luzerne, Luzerne, Switzerland

 

1974   

H2O, St. Nikolaj Kirkje, Copenhagen, Denmark

Frans Hals Museum , Haarlem, The Netherlands

 

1973   

8e biennale de Paris, Musée d´Art Moderne, Paris, France

Omaha Flow System, Joslin Art Museum, Omaha, Nebraska, USA

 

1972   

SÚM, Reykjavík Art Festival, Galleri SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland

Communications, Gallery Inhibodress, Sidney, Australia

IN-OUT-CENTER, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

 

1971   

SÚM IV, Museum Fodor, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

SÚM II & SÚM III, Galleri SÚM, Reykjavík, Iceland

 

1968   

Nordisk Ungdomsbiennale, Amos Anderson Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland

 

 

COLLECTIONS

 

Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland

Stedelijk Museum Voor Actuele Kunst, Gent, Belgium

City of Espoo, Finland

B.K.R., Amsterdam, The Netherlands

National Gallery of Iceland

Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

Städisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Safn, Reykjavik, Iceland

Saastamoinen Foundation, Helsinki, Finland

Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Reykjavik Art Museum, Iceland

The Nordic Watercolour Museum, Skärhamn, Sweden

Fonds National d'Art Contemporain, Puteaux, France

Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway

Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Skjerstad Kommune, Norway

Frankel Foundation, Michigan, USA