Croy Nielsen

Nina Beier

Images

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Ruin, 2018, Soap, dirt, bugs

Nina Beier, Ruin, 2018, Soap, dirt, bugs

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018 (detail), Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018 (detail), Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, The Downer, Berlin, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, The Downer, Berlin, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, The Downer, Berlin, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, The Downer, Berlin, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, Converter, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, Converter, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, 2018

Nina Beier, Beast, 2018, robot bull simulators and containers of powdered milk, dimensions variable

Nina Beier, Beast, 2018, robot bull simulators and containers of powdered milk, dimensions variable

Nina Beier, Mars, 2018 (detail), asphalt and Mars chocolate bar, dimensions variable

Nina Beier, Mars, 2018 (detail), asphalt and Mars chocolate bar, dimensions variable

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Question the Wall itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2016 – 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Question the Wall itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2016 – 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Sydney Biennial, 2016

Nina Beier, installation view Sydney Biennial, 2016

Nina Beier, installation view Sydney Biennial, 2016

Nina Beier, installation view Sydney Biennial, 2016

Nina Beier, installtion view, La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, 2015

Nina Beier, installtion view, La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, 2015

Nina Beier, installtion view, La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, 2015

Nina Beier, installtion view, La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, 2015

Nina Beier, Honey Blonde Wild Ringlet, 2015, real hair wig, painted frame, 64,8 × 41,9 cm

Nina Beier, Honey Blonde Wild Ringlet, 2015, real hair wig, painted frame, 64,8 × 41,9 cm

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, China, 2015, hand-painted porcelain vase, hand-painted porcelain dog, Dog: 89 × 31 × 53 cm, Vase: 107 × 49 cm

Nina Beier, China, 2015, hand-painted porcelain vase, hand-painted porcelain dog, Dog: 89 × 31 × 53 cm, Vase: 107 × 49 cm

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, Plunge, 2015 (detail), Glass, polyester resin, horn, copper and brass coins, 67,5 × 34,5 × 33,5 cm

Nina Beier, Plunge, 2015 (detail), Glass, polyester resin, horn, copper and brass coins, 67,5 × 34,5 × 33,5 cm

Nina Beier, Nina Beier, Scheme, 2014, online organic vegetable box scheme, delivered to the gallery at scheduled intervals, dimensions variable, installation view DRAF, London, 2014

Nina Beier, Nina Beier, Scheme, 2014, online organic vegetable box scheme, delivered to the gallery at scheduled intervals, dimensions variable, installation view DRAF, London, 2014

CV

Nina Beier

*1975, Denmark — Lives and works in Berlin

Education

Royal College of Art, London

Awards

2014
The Prize of the Böttcherstraße Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen

Selected Solo exhibitions

2018
Food Chain Café, Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen 
European Interiors, Spike Island, Bristol
Wintry Mix, 80 Washington Square East, New York (with John Miller) 
Adult Male, Foyer Kunstverein München, Munich
The Downer, Berlin

2017
Man, Standard Oslo, Oslo
Retrospective, Jose Garcia, Mexico City

2016
Croy Nielsen, Vienna
Anti-ageing, Art Night, ICA, London

2015
Anti-ageing, Perfoma 15: Swiss Institute, New York
China, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
Cash for Gold, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
Four Stomachs IIII, Objective Exhibitions, Antwerp
Metro Pictures, New York

2014
Four Stomachs III, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp
David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Valuables, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
Rocky, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus
Office Nature Nobody Pattern, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Screening of The Complete Works, Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou

2013
Steering Wheel Choker Chain, Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
Sweat No Sweat, Mostyn, Llandudno, Whales
Razor Chain Mineral, Small Collections Room, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Heavy Hand, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Four Stomachs II, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp
Liquid Assets, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow
Tragedy Teaser, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City

2012
Shirts vs Skins, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Four Stomachs, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp

2011
Bleeding Clothes, Drowning Coins, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Afrika, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2010
What Follows Will Follow II, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
The Testimony (with Marie Lund), Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis
The Object Lessons (with Marie Lund), Mudam, Luxembourg
What Follows Will Follow, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
The Certificates, (with Etienne Chambaud), Croy Nielsen Office, Berlin

2009
On Teasers and Tormentors, Monitor Gallery, Rome

Group Exhibitions

2018
The Artist is Present, YUZ Museum, Shanghai
10 year anniversary exhibition, Tanya Leighton, Berlin
Pingyao International Sculpture Festival, Pingyao
Art Basel Parcours, Basel
Marx@200, Space, Pittsburgh
Give up the Ghost, Baltic Triennale, BTXIII, CAC, Vilnius, Tallin Art Hall, Kim?, Riga
Beaufort, Triennial of Contemporary art by the Sea, Belgium
Nature morte, ou le préfixe conceptuel de l’art romantique, Chasse-Spleen Centre d’Art, Bordeaux
In Addition, Mostyn, Llandundno
The Lulennial II: A Low-Hanging Fruit, Lulu, Mexico City
Converter, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen
Nordic Views, Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen

2017
Per_forming a collection: The Show Must Go_ON, Museo Madre, Naples 
Salon Vogue, New Bretagne Belle Air, Essen
Frac Collection, L’école supérieure d’art de Lorraine, Metz
Groupshow, One and J. Gallery, Seoul
Groupshow, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Action!, Kunsthaus Zürich
Milk and Sand, Pivô, Sao Paulo
Groundhog Day, SIC, Helsinki
Cool, Calm and Collected, AroS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus

2016
Danse Danse Danse, Nouveau Musée National de Monace
Random Rapid Heartbeats, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
Peach, W139, Amsterdam
Question the Wall Itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Inflected Objects #2 Circulation, Future Gallery, Berlin
THIRD MIND. Jiri Kovanda and the (Im)Possibility of Collaboration, The National Gallery, Prague
No One Belongs Here More Than You, Despacio, San José
The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed, 20th Sydney Biennale, Sydney
Feeling In The Eyes, Tenderpixel, London
Prototypology – An Index of Process and Mutation, Gagosian, Rome

2015
Welcome to the Jungle, Kunstwerke, Berlin
La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Are We Sufficiently Bored?, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia
Perfoma 15, Anti-ageing, Swiss Institute, New York
TRUST, Copenhagen Art Festival, Copenhagen
The Visitors, Governors Island, New York
Collecting for Tomorrow: new works at Museion, Bolzano
Adventures in Bronze
, Stone & Clay, Arezzo Biennial of Art, Arezzo
Sculptures also Die, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
Hands Off!, HORSEANDPONY, Berlin
Nina Beier/​Lisa Holzer, Wunderkammer, Meessen De Clerq, Brussels

2014
SMALL Rome, Frutta, Rome
National Gallery, Grand Century, New York
Cold Intimacy, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney
The Peacock, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
Exercises for a Revolution, Maxxi, Rome
The Brancusi Effect, Kunsthalle Wien
Odense Sculpture Triennal 14, Still Waters Run Deep, Odense
Coming to Reality, Svit, Prague
National Gallery, Grand Century, New York
The Reluctant Narrator, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon
@ the Shrink, Shanaynay, Paris
Without You I’m Nothing, Held Art, Bikini House, Berlin
CCB/​Berardo Museum, Lisbon
Accordion, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Why not Walk Backward?, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne
Allegory of the Cave Painting, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp
Nouvelle Génération, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque
The Prize of the Böttcherstraße Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
Nostalgia, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
Superficial Hygiene, De Hallen, Haarlem
Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris
The Excluded Third, Included, Emanuel Layr, Vienna
Le Mouvement – Performing the City, Biel

2013
Decorum, Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
0 Performance, (with Simon Dybbroe Møller), 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
The New Morals, Stereo, Warsaw
Shadows of a Doubt, Kunsthalle Tallin, Estonia
Veerle, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Sister Sara’s Theme, Prism, Los Angeles
Dear Portrait, Mostyn, Llandudno
Nina Beier, Simon Denny, Navid Nuur, Yorgos Sapountzis, Centre Pompidou, Paris
One on One, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Tragedy, permanent installation, Grazer Kunstverein
A House of Leaves. Second Movement, DRAF, London
Des Mondes Possibles, FRAC Franche-Comté, France
Noa Noa, Metro Pictures, New York
Reading the Surface, David Zwirner, London
A Trip to the moon, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
AB, NOMAS Foundation, Rome, Italy
Bold Tendencies, Peckham Rye Multi-storey car park, London
Unstable Media, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
Groupshow, Galerie Perrotin, Paris
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit

2012
On Haim Steinbach, The Artists Institute, New York
The Complete Works at Performance Year Zero, Tate Modern, London
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis, San Francisco
The New Public, Museion, Bolzano
A House of Leaves, DRAF, London
We Will Disappear You, Frutta, Rome
Ride gently over the bridge, Galerii Noorus, Tartu, Estonia
Dogma, Metro Pictures, New York
Needles in the Camel’s Eye, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles
Deliquesce, Jonathan Viner, London
Formes Brèves, Frac Lorraine and MARCO, Vigo
Beyond Words, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen
Hello? I Forgot my Mantra!, Clifton Benevento, New York
D’Après Giorgio, Giorgio De Chirico House Museum, Rome

2011
Modify, When Needed, Moca, Miami
Prelude, CUNY, New York
The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
La Vie Mode d’Emploi (Life A User’s Manual), Meessen De Clercq, Brussels
The Encounter, Jan Mot, Brussels
Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
Occupiamoci di Contemporaneo, Macro, Rome
Based in Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof and Kunst-Werke, Berlin
What happened to the other dollar?, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
Museum of Speech, Extra City, Antwerp
Palace Party, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan, Boba Dylana, (3 person show with Jiri Kovanda and Marie Lund), DOX, Prague
Inauguration show, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Pasages avec objets absents, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Switzerland
Under Destruction, The Swiss Institute, New York

2010
Der ideale Ort, um mit der Freiheit unter vier Augen zu sprechen, Künstlerhaus Bremen
SC13, San Francisco Antique & Design Mall, San Francisco
End Note, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin
Playground, STUK, Leuven
Exhibition, Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Exhibitions, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Playing the City, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
Lost and Found, Neugerriemschneider, Berlin
The Happy Interval, Tulips & Roses in Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Under Destruction, Museum Tinguely, Basel
Nomad-ness, Frac Pays de la Loire
À l’ombré d’un Doute, Frac Lorraine
We Have as Much Time as it Takes, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts
History of Art, The, DRAF, London
In Which the Wind is Also a Protagonist, La Generale, Sevres
Collection 02, De Vleeshal Kabinetten, Middelburg
A Very Very Long Cat, Wallspace, New York
Gestures, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde
Performative Strategies, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland

2009
The Object Lessons (with Marie Lund), De Vleeshal, Middelburg
The Testimony, Les Sabots, The Making of Difference, The Complete Works, (duo show with Marie Lund), Nomas Foundation, Rome
Permanent Collection, (duo show with Marie Lund), Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Loss and Cause, (duo show with Marie Lund), Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
Performer Performing Performance, performance as part of The Object of the Attack, DRAF, London
Momentum Nordic Biennal, Moss
Revolver, COCO Kunstverein, Vienna
Suns Neither Rise Nor Set, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
A Sensed Perturbation, Murray Guy, New York
The Wall of the Sky, The Wall of the Eye, About Change Collection, Berlin
The Announcement, event, ICA, London
Audio, Video, Disco, Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland
Getting Even – Oppositions and Dialogues, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork at Kunstverein Hannover
Don’t Expect Anything, Francesca Minini, Milan, Italy
Berlin-Paris, GB Agency, Paris, curated by Croy Nielsen
La Notte, Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse
Reduction & Suspense, Kunstverein Bregenz, Bregenz

2008
Two Women (with Marie Lund), Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
All The Best, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Nought To Sixty, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Nordic Art and Experimental Film, Malmo Konsthall, Malmö
Playtime, Betonsalon, Paris
I have nothing to say and I am saying it, Platform Seoul, Contemporary Art Festival, Seoul
U-Turn, Quadrennial in Copenhagen, Denmark
Eurasia, MART Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy
Participation, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria
When I Was A Little Boy…, Klatovy (guest of solo show by Jiri Kovanda)
Laughing In A Foreign Language, Hayward Gallery, London
This Way (Danish Contemporary Photography), works from the National Danish Photography Museum Collection, Brandts Museum for Photography, Odense
From a Distance, Wallspace, New York

2007
Actions & Interruptions, Tate Modern, London
The Difference Between Humans & Walls and The Division, Tate Britain, London
Collectivity, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Abstract Things, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
This is a Gettogether, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana

Commisions / Permanent installations

2011
Closing Arguments, Kunsthal Charlottenborg

2008
Understudy, Gallery Sora, Tokyo

Special Presentations at Art Fairs

2014
Independent Projects (with Croy Nielsen), New York

2012
ArtUnlimited, ArtBasel, Basel

2011
Art Public, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami
U-turn, Arteba, Proyectos Monclova, Argentina
Zona Maco Sur, solo presentation, Zona Maco, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City

2010
Art Statements, solo presentation, Art Basel, Proyectos Monclova

2009
Art Positions, double presentation with Mario Garcia Torres, Art Basel Miami Beach, Proyectos Monclova, Miami
State of the Arts, solo presentation, Art Copenhagen
Present Future, double presentation with Marie Lund, Croy Nielsen, Artissima, Turin
The Store, group show, Artissima, Turin

2008
A Circular Play (with Marie Lund), ABC Art Berlin Contemporary, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

Publications

2017
Nina Beier: Cash For Gold, Kunstverein in Hamburg in conjunction with Kunsthaus Glarus, Mousse Publishing, Hamburg

2016
The Future is Already Here – it’s just not evenly distributed, Catalogue, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney

2014
Prize of the Böttcherstrasse 2014, Kunsthalle Bremen, Catalogue, Bremen 

2013
Artists’ Cocktails, A Compendium of artists’ Cocktails, Ryan Gander, edited by Phil Mayer, published by Dent-de-Leione, London 

2012
The New Public, Catalog, published by Museion Bozen – Bolzano, edited by Rein Wolfs, September, Bolzano
The Object Lessons by Francesco Pedraglio, published by De Vleeshal, Middelburg and MUDAM, Luxembourg on the occasion of Beyond Words GAK, Bremen

2011
Nina Beier, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, edited by Rhea Dall, text by Dieter Roelstraete, Charlottenborg
Nina Beier: Text, Nina Beier, by Chris Fitzpatrick and Post Brothers, published by Proyectos Monclova, Croy Nielsen and Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

2010
Searching for Art’s New Publics, Intellect Books, edited by Jeni Walwin, London
Nina Beier: Text, Art Statements, Art Basel, Published by Proyectos Monclova, Basel

Selected Press

2015
Möntmann, Nina, Nina Beier, Cash for Gold, review, Artforum, October
Hofmann, Jens, The Politics of Art”, Roundtable interview, Mousse Magazine, October
Fitzpatrick, Chris, Nina Beier, Cash for Gold at Kunstverein in Hamburg”, interview, Mousse Magazine, June
Rana, Matthew, Weekly Review: Nina Beier – Kunstverein in Hamburg”, Frieze d/​eBlog, June
Lescare, Zoe, Critics pick, Nina Beier at Metro Pictures”, Artforum, April
Reid, Hilary, Mixing Metaphors”, Interview Magazine, April
Russeth, Andrew, Taking the Plunge”, Artnews, April
McLean-Ferris, Laura, Hand Signals”, Art Monthly, September, pp. 7 – 10

2014
Teixeria Pinto, Ana, Nina Beier’s Ofce Nature Nobody Pattern”, Art Agenda, January
Daniell, Lilly, Nina Beier’s Ofce Nature Nobody Pattern”, Sleek Magazine, January
Canbaz, Melissa, Critics Pick, Liquid Assets at Glasgow Sculpture Studio”, Artforum, August

2013
Nordby Wernø, Johanne, Review Nina Beier Heavy Hand”, ArtReview, April

2012
Sherwin, Skye, Artist of the week 180: Nina Beier”, www​.guardian​.co​.uk, March
Gritz, Anna, Nina Beier’s Shirts vs Skins”, www​.art​-agen​da​.com, April
Bollen, Christopher, First we take Berlin – Nina Beier”, Interview Magazine, December/​January

2011
Lillemose, Jacob, Nina Beier, Kunsthal Charlottenborg”, Frieze, review, January/​February, Issue 144
Ammer, Manuela, The Pedestal Problem”, Frieze d/​e, Autumn
Schlaegel, Andreas, Afrika, review, Spike Colin Perry, Nina Beier”, review, Frieze, January
Special project by Nina Beier”, Kaleidoscope #12, the State of the Art Book, September

2010
O’Neill-Butler, Lauren, 500 Words Nina Beier”, ArtForum, October
McLean-Ferris, Laura, What Follows Will Follow”, preview, ArtReview, October
Milliard, Coline, Immaterial Girls”, feature/​interview, Modern Painters, October 

Images

Nina Beier

*1975, Denmark — Lives and works in Berlin

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Ruin, 2018, Soap, dirt, bugs

Nina Beier, Ruin, 2018, Soap, dirt, bugs

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018, Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018 (detail), Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Nina Beier, Plug, 2018 (detail), Ceramic sinks, hand-rolled cigars

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Installation view, European Interiors, 2018, Spike Island, Bristol

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Installation view FOODCHAIN CAFE, Kunstforeningen Gl. Strand, Copenhagen, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, The Downer, Berlin, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, The Downer, Berlin, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, The Downer, Berlin, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, The Downer, Berlin, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, Converter, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, 2018

Nina Beier, Installation view, Converter, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, 2018

Nina Beier, Beast, 2018, robot bull simulators and containers of powdered milk, dimensions variable

Nina Beier, Beast, 2018, robot bull simulators and containers of powdered milk, dimensions variable

Nina Beier, Mars, 2018 (detail), asphalt and Mars chocolate bar, dimensions variable

Nina Beier, Mars, 2018 (detail), asphalt and Mars chocolate bar, dimensions variable

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Retrospective, JoséGarcía, MX, Mexico City, 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Question the Wall itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2016 – 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Question the Wall itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2016 – 2017

Nina Beier, installation view Sydney Biennial, 2016

Nina Beier, installation view Sydney Biennial, 2016

Nina Beier, installation view Sydney Biennial, 2016

Nina Beier, installation view Sydney Biennial, 2016

Nina Beier, installtion view, La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, 2015

Nina Beier, installtion view, La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, 2015

Nina Beier, installtion view, La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, 2015

Nina Beier, installtion view, La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, 2015

Nina Beier, Honey Blonde Wild Ringlet, 2015, real hair wig, painted frame, 64,8 × 41,9 cm

Nina Beier, Honey Blonde Wild Ringlet, 2015, real hair wig, painted frame, 64,8 × 41,9 cm

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, China, 2015, hand-painted porcelain vase, hand-painted porcelain dog, Dog: 89 × 31 × 53 cm, Vase: 107 × 49 cm

Nina Beier, China, 2015, hand-painted porcelain vase, hand-painted porcelain dog, Dog: 89 × 31 × 53 cm, Vase: 107 × 49 cm

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, installation view, Cash for Gold, Kunstverein Hamburg, 2015

Nina Beier, Plunge, 2015 (detail), Glass, polyester resin, horn, copper and brass coins, 67,5 × 34,5 × 33,5 cm

Nina Beier, Plunge, 2015 (detail), Glass, polyester resin, horn, copper and brass coins, 67,5 × 34,5 × 33,5 cm

Nina Beier, Nina Beier, Scheme, 2014, online organic vegetable box scheme, delivered to the gallery at scheduled intervals, dimensions variable, installation view DRAF, London, 2014

Nina Beier, Nina Beier, Scheme, 2014, online organic vegetable box scheme, delivered to the gallery at scheduled intervals, dimensions variable, installation view DRAF, London, 2014

CV

Nina Beier

*1975, Denmark — Lives and works in Berlin

Education

Royal College of Art, London

Awards

2014
The Prize of the Böttcherstraße Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen

Selected Solo exhibitions

2018
Food Chain Café, Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen 
European Interiors, Spike Island, Bristol
Wintry Mix, 80 Washington Square East, New York (with John Miller) 
Adult Male, Foyer Kunstverein München, Munich
The Downer, Berlin

2017
Man, Standard Oslo, Oslo
Retrospective, Jose Garcia, Mexico City

2016
Croy Nielsen, Vienna
Anti-ageing, Art Night, ICA, London

2015
Anti-ageing, Perfoma 15: Swiss Institute, New York
China, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
Cash for Gold, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
Four Stomachs IIII, Objective Exhibitions, Antwerp
Metro Pictures, New York

2014
Four Stomachs III, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp
David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Valuables, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
Rocky, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus
Office Nature Nobody Pattern, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Screening of The Complete Works, Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou

2013
Steering Wheel Choker Chain, Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
Sweat No Sweat, Mostyn, Llandudno, Whales
Razor Chain Mineral, Small Collections Room, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Heavy Hand, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Four Stomachs II, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp
Liquid Assets, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow
Tragedy Teaser, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City

2012
Shirts vs Skins, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Four Stomachs, Objectif Exhibitions, Antwerp

2011
Bleeding Clothes, Drowning Coins, Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Afrika, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

2010
What Follows Will Follow II, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
The Testimony (with Marie Lund), Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis
The Object Lessons (with Marie Lund), Mudam, Luxembourg
What Follows Will Follow, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
The Certificates, (with Etienne Chambaud), Croy Nielsen Office, Berlin

2009
On Teasers and Tormentors, Monitor Gallery, Rome

Group Exhibitions

2018
The Artist is Present, YUZ Museum, Shanghai
10 year anniversary exhibition, Tanya Leighton, Berlin
Pingyao International Sculpture Festival, Pingyao
Art Basel Parcours, Basel
Marx@200, Space, Pittsburgh
Give up the Ghost, Baltic Triennale, BTXIII, CAC, Vilnius, Tallin Art Hall, Kim?, Riga
Beaufort, Triennial of Contemporary art by the Sea, Belgium
Nature morte, ou le préfixe conceptuel de l’art romantique, Chasse-Spleen Centre d’Art, Bordeaux
In Addition, Mostyn, Llandundno
The Lulennial II: A Low-Hanging Fruit, Lulu, Mexico City
Converter, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen
Nordic Views, Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen

2017
Per_forming a collection: The Show Must Go_ON, Museo Madre, Naples 
Salon Vogue, New Bretagne Belle Air, Essen
Frac Collection, L’école supérieure d’art de Lorraine, Metz
Groupshow, One and J. Gallery, Seoul
Groupshow, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
Action!, Kunsthaus Zürich
Milk and Sand, Pivô, Sao Paulo
Groundhog Day, SIC, Helsinki
Cool, Calm and Collected, AroS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus

2016
Danse Danse Danse, Nouveau Musée National de Monace
Random Rapid Heartbeats, Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
Peach, W139, Amsterdam
Question the Wall Itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
Inflected Objects #2 Circulation, Future Gallery, Berlin
THIRD MIND. Jiri Kovanda and the (Im)Possibility of Collaboration, The National Gallery, Prague
No One Belongs Here More Than You, Despacio, San José
The future is already here – it’s just not evenly distributed, 20th Sydney Biennale, Sydney
Feeling In The Eyes, Tenderpixel, London
Prototypology – An Index of Process and Mutation, Gagosian, Rome

2015
Welcome to the Jungle, Kunstwerke, Berlin
La Vie Moderne, 13th Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
Are We Sufficiently Bored?, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia
Perfoma 15, Anti-ageing, Swiss Institute, New York
TRUST, Copenhagen Art Festival, Copenhagen
The Visitors, Governors Island, New York
Collecting for Tomorrow: new works at Museion, Bolzano
Adventures in Bronze
, Stone & Clay, Arezzo Biennial of Art, Arezzo
Sculptures also Die, Fondazione Palazzo Strozzi, Florence
Hands Off!, HORSEANDPONY, Berlin
Nina Beier/​Lisa Holzer, Wunderkammer, Meessen De Clerq, Brussels

2014
SMALL Rome, Frutta, Rome
National Gallery, Grand Century, New York
Cold Intimacy, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney
The Peacock, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
Exercises for a Revolution, Maxxi, Rome
The Brancusi Effect, Kunsthalle Wien
Odense Sculpture Triennal 14, Still Waters Run Deep, Odense
Coming to Reality, Svit, Prague
National Gallery, Grand Century, New York
The Reluctant Narrator, Museu Colecção Berardo, Lisbon
@ the Shrink, Shanaynay, Paris
Without You I’m Nothing, Held Art, Bikini House, Berlin
CCB/​Berardo Museum, Lisbon
Accordion, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Why not Walk Backward?, Gertrude Contemporary, Melbourne
Allegory of the Cave Painting, Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp
Nouvelle Génération, Frac Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque
The Prize of the Böttcherstraße Bremen, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
Nostalgia, Centre for Contemporary Art, Glasgow
Superficial Hygiene, De Hallen, Haarlem
Nouveau Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris
The Excluded Third, Included, Emanuel Layr, Vienna
Le Mouvement – Performing the City, Biel

2013
Decorum, Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
0 Performance, (with Simon Dybbroe Møller), 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
The New Morals, Stereo, Warsaw
Shadows of a Doubt, Kunsthalle Tallin, Estonia
Veerle, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
Sister Sara’s Theme, Prism, Los Angeles
Dear Portrait, Mostyn, Llandudno
Nina Beier, Simon Denny, Navid Nuur, Yorgos Sapountzis, Centre Pompidou, Paris
One on One, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Tragedy, permanent installation, Grazer Kunstverein
A House of Leaves. Second Movement, DRAF, London
Des Mondes Possibles, FRAC Franche-Comté, France
Noa Noa, Metro Pictures, New York
Reading the Surface, David Zwirner, London
A Trip to the moon, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
AB, NOMAS Foundation, Rome, Italy
Bold Tendencies, Peckham Rye Multi-storey car park, London
Unstable Media, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam
Groupshow, Galerie Perrotin, Paris
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit

2012
On Haim Steinbach, The Artists Institute, New York
The Complete Works at Performance Year Zero, Tate Modern, London
When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes, CCA Wattis, San Francisco
The New Public, Museion, Bolzano
A House of Leaves, DRAF, London
We Will Disappear You, Frutta, Rome
Ride gently over the bridge, Galerii Noorus, Tartu, Estonia
Dogma, Metro Pictures, New York
Needles in the Camel’s Eye, Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles
Deliquesce, Jonathan Viner, London
Formes Brèves, Frac Lorraine and MARCO, Vigo
Beyond Words, GAK Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen
Hello? I Forgot my Mantra!, Clifton Benevento, New York
D’Après Giorgio, Giorgio De Chirico House Museum, Rome

2011
Modify, When Needed, Moca, Miami
Prelude, CUNY, New York
The 29th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Moderna galerija, Ljubljana
La Vie Mode d’Emploi (Life A User’s Manual), Meessen De Clercq, Brussels
The Encounter, Jan Mot, Brussels
Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York
Occupiamoci di Contemporaneo, Macro, Rome
Based in Berlin, Hamburger Bahnhof and Kunst-Werke, Berlin
What happened to the other dollar?, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
Museum of Speech, Extra City, Antwerp
Palace Party, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan, Boba Dylana, (3 person show with Jiri Kovanda and Marie Lund), DOX, Prague
Inauguration show, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Pasages avec objets absents, Kunsthalle Freiburg, Switzerland
Under Destruction, The Swiss Institute, New York

2010
Der ideale Ort, um mit der Freiheit unter vier Augen zu sprechen, Künstlerhaus Bremen
SC13, San Francisco Antique & Design Mall, San Francisco
End Note, Tanya Leighton Gallery, Berlin
Playground, STUK, Leuven
Exhibition, Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli, Turin
Exhibitions, Project Arts Centre, Dublin
Playing the City, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt
Lost and Found, Neugerriemschneider, Berlin
The Happy Interval, Tulips & Roses in Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Under Destruction, Museum Tinguely, Basel
Nomad-ness, Frac Pays de la Loire
À l’ombré d’un Doute, Frac Lorraine
We Have as Much Time as it Takes, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts
History of Art, The, DRAF, London
In Which the Wind is Also a Protagonist, La Generale, Sevres
Collection 02, De Vleeshal Kabinetten, Middelburg
A Very Very Long Cat, Wallspace, New York
Gestures, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde
Performative Strategies, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland

2009
The Object Lessons (with Marie Lund), De Vleeshal, Middelburg
The Testimony, Les Sabots, The Making of Difference, The Complete Works, (duo show with Marie Lund), Nomas Foundation, Rome
Permanent Collection, (duo show with Marie Lund), Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Loss and Cause, (duo show with Marie Lund), Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City
Performer Performing Performance, performance as part of The Object of the Attack, DRAF, London
Momentum Nordic Biennal, Moss
Revolver, COCO Kunstverein, Vienna
Suns Neither Rise Nor Set, Hockney Gallery, Royal College of Art, London
A Sensed Perturbation, Murray Guy, New York
The Wall of the Sky, The Wall of the Eye, About Change Collection, Berlin
The Announcement, event, ICA, London
Audio, Video, Disco, Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland
Getting Even – Oppositions and Dialogues, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork at Kunstverein Hannover
Don’t Expect Anything, Francesca Minini, Milan, Italy
Berlin-Paris, GB Agency, Paris, curated by Croy Nielsen
La Notte, Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse
Reduction & Suspense, Kunstverein Bregenz, Bregenz

2008
Two Women (with Marie Lund), Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
All The Best, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
Nought To Sixty, Institute of Contemporary Art, London
Nordic Art and Experimental Film, Malmo Konsthall, Malmö
Playtime, Betonsalon, Paris
I have nothing to say and I am saying it, Platform Seoul, Contemporary Art Festival, Seoul
U-Turn, Quadrennial in Copenhagen, Denmark
Eurasia, MART Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Italy
Participation, Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna, Austria
When I Was A Little Boy…, Klatovy (guest of solo show by Jiri Kovanda)
Laughing In A Foreign Language, Hayward Gallery, London
This Way (Danish Contemporary Photography), works from the National Danish Photography Museum Collection, Brandts Museum for Photography, Odense
From a Distance, Wallspace, New York

2007
Actions & Interruptions, Tate Modern, London
The Difference Between Humans & Walls and The Division, Tate Britain, London
Collectivity, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco
Abstract Things, Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
This is a Gettogether, Skuc Gallery, Ljubljana

Commisions / Permanent installations

2011
Closing Arguments, Kunsthal Charlottenborg

2008
Understudy, Gallery Sora, Tokyo

Special Presentations at Art Fairs

2014
Independent Projects (with Croy Nielsen), New York

2012
ArtUnlimited, ArtBasel, Basel

2011
Art Public, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami
U-turn, Arteba, Proyectos Monclova, Argentina
Zona Maco Sur, solo presentation, Zona Maco, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City

2010
Art Statements, solo presentation, Art Basel, Proyectos Monclova

2009
Art Positions, double presentation with Mario Garcia Torres, Art Basel Miami Beach, Proyectos Monclova, Miami
State of the Arts, solo presentation, Art Copenhagen
Present Future, double presentation with Marie Lund, Croy Nielsen, Artissima, Turin
The Store, group show, Artissima, Turin

2008
A Circular Play (with Marie Lund), ABC Art Berlin Contemporary, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

Publications

2017
Nina Beier: Cash For Gold, Kunstverein in Hamburg in conjunction with Kunsthaus Glarus, Mousse Publishing, Hamburg

2016
The Future is Already Here – it’s just not evenly distributed, Catalogue, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney

2014
Prize of the Böttcherstrasse 2014, Kunsthalle Bremen, Catalogue, Bremen 

2013
Artists’ Cocktails, A Compendium of artists’ Cocktails, Ryan Gander, edited by Phil Mayer, published by Dent-de-Leione, London 

2012
The New Public, Catalog, published by Museion Bozen – Bolzano, edited by Rein Wolfs, September, Bolzano
The Object Lessons by Francesco Pedraglio, published by De Vleeshal, Middelburg and MUDAM, Luxembourg on the occasion of Beyond Words GAK, Bremen

2011
Nina Beier, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, edited by Rhea Dall, text by Dieter Roelstraete, Charlottenborg
Nina Beier: Text, Nina Beier, by Chris Fitzpatrick and Post Brothers, published by Proyectos Monclova, Croy Nielsen and Laura Bartlett Gallery, London

2010
Searching for Art’s New Publics, Intellect Books, edited by Jeni Walwin, London
Nina Beier: Text, Art Statements, Art Basel, Published by Proyectos Monclova, Basel

Selected Press

2015
Möntmann, Nina, Nina Beier, Cash for Gold, review, Artforum, October
Hofmann, Jens, The Politics of Art”, Roundtable interview, Mousse Magazine, October
Fitzpatrick, Chris, Nina Beier, Cash for Gold at Kunstverein in Hamburg”, interview, Mousse Magazine, June
Rana, Matthew, Weekly Review: Nina Beier – Kunstverein in Hamburg”, Frieze d/​eBlog, June
Lescare, Zoe, Critics pick, Nina Beier at Metro Pictures”, Artforum, April
Reid, Hilary, Mixing Metaphors”, Interview Magazine, April
Russeth, Andrew, Taking the Plunge”, Artnews, April
McLean-Ferris, Laura, Hand Signals”, Art Monthly, September, pp. 7 – 10

2014
Teixeria Pinto, Ana, Nina Beier’s Ofce Nature Nobody Pattern”, Art Agenda, January
Daniell, Lilly, Nina Beier’s Ofce Nature Nobody Pattern”, Sleek Magazine, January
Canbaz, Melissa, Critics Pick, Liquid Assets at Glasgow Sculpture Studio”, Artforum, August

2013
Nordby Wernø, Johanne, Review Nina Beier Heavy Hand”, ArtReview, April

2012
Sherwin, Skye, Artist of the week 180: Nina Beier”, www​.guardian​.co​.uk, March
Gritz, Anna, Nina Beier’s Shirts vs Skins”, www​.art​-agen​da​.com, April
Bollen, Christopher, First we take Berlin – Nina Beier”, Interview Magazine, December/​January

2011
Lillemose, Jacob, Nina Beier, Kunsthal Charlottenborg”, Frieze, review, January/​February, Issue 144
Ammer, Manuela, The Pedestal Problem”, Frieze d/​e, Autumn
Schlaegel, Andreas, Afrika, review, Spike Colin Perry, Nina Beier”, review, Frieze, January
Special project by Nina Beier”, Kaleidoscope #12, the State of the Art Book, September

2010
O’Neill-Butler, Lauren, 500 Words Nina Beier”, ArtForum, October
McLean-Ferris, Laura, What Follows Will Follow”, preview, ArtReview, October
Milliard, Coline, Immaterial Girls”, feature/​interview, Modern Painters, October