Monika Sosnowska

Born in Ryki, Poland, 1972

Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, Poznań, Poland, 1993 – 1998
Studied at Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, 1999 – 2000
S-air, Sapporo, Japan, 2002
Stipendium at Kunstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin, 2004

Lives and works in Warsaw, Poland

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014
Hauser & Wirth New York, ‘Tower’, New York NY

2013
Pérez Art Museum Miami, ‘Market’, Miami FL
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen CO
Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, ‘Regional Modernities’, Melbourne, Australia
Contemporary Art Gallery Vancouver, Canada (travelling exhibition)
Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Canada (travelling exhibition)

2012
The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany
Public Art Fund, ‘Fir Tree’, New York NY

2011
Kurimanzutto, ‘___’, Mexico City, Mexico
Tamayo Museum, ‘Fire Escape’, Mexico City, Mexico
K21 Ständehaus, ‘The Staircase / Die Treppe, 2010’, Dusseldorf, Germany

2010
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘Stairway’, Herzliya, Israel
Hauser & Wirth New York, ‘___’, New York NY
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘The Staircase’, Herzliya, Israel
Artpace, ‘Monika Sosnowska’, San Antonio TX

2009
Capitain Petzel Gallery, ‘___’, Berlin, Germany

2008
The Modern Institute, ‘____’, Glasgow, Scotland
Primrose Hill, Public art for London’s Parks, ‘The Wind House’, London, England

2007
Talbot Rice Gallery, University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland
52nd International Biennale of Venice, Polish Pavilion, ‘1:1’, Venice, Italy
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, ‘Loop’, Vaduz, Lichtenstein
2006
Museum Dhondt Dhaenens Deurle, ‘Picture This!’, Deurle, Belgium
Museum of Modern Art, ‘Projects 83’, New York NY
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Display’, Cologne, Germany
Sprengel Museum, ‘Interventionen 41’, Hanover, Germany
Musac Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Leon, Spain
Arsenal Gallery, ‘Instalacja/Installation’, Białystok, Poland
Kronika Gallery, ‘Display/Wystawa’, Bytom, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)

2005
Foksal Gallery Foundation, ‘Display/Wystawa’, Warsaw, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)
OPA Office for Art Projects, Guadalajara, Mexico
Freud Museum, ‘The Tired Room’, Vienna, Austria
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

2004
Serpentine Gallery, London, England
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
De Apple Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The Modern Institute, ‘___’, Glasgow, Scotland
Stella Lohaus Gallery, ‘___’, Antwerp, Belgium

2003
Laura Pecci Gallery, ‘___’, Milan, Italy (with Wilhelm Sasnal)

2002
Display Gallery, ‘___’, Prague, Czech Republic (with Wilhelm Sasnal)
Foksal Gallery Foundation, ‘___’, Warsaw, Poland

2001
Laboratorium Gallery, Center for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, ‘Little Alice’, Warsaw, Poland

2000
Rijksakademie, ‘Bon Voyage’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rijksakademie, ‘Additional Illumination’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rijksakademie, ‘Non-existent Room in a Part’, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1999
Rijksakademie, ‘Double Reality’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Rijksakademie, ‘Shift’, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
Contemporary Arts Center, ‘Buildering: Misbehaving the City’, Cincinnati OH
De La Cruz Collection, ‘From the Collection: Looking at process’, Miami FL
Museum of Modern Art Warsaw, ‘dzisiaj / As You Can See: Polish Art’, Warsaw, Poland
Palais de Tokyo, ‘Inside’, Paris, France

2013
Museo di Santa Guilia, ‘Novecento mai visto’, Brecia, Italy
Kunstmuseum Bonn, ‘Heimsuchung: Uncanny Spaces in Contemporary Art’, Bonn, Germany
Museum Morsbroich,‘Twisted Entities. Zeitgenössische polnische Kunst’ Leverkusen, Germany

2012
Haus der Kulturen der Welt, ‘Between Walls and Windows. Architektur und Ideologie’, Berlin, Germany
2012 Shanghai Biennale- REACTIVATION, Shanghai, China
Zachęta Narodowa Galeria Sztuki, ‘New Sculpture’, Warsaw, Poland
MCA Chicago, ‘Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity’, Chicago IL
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, ‘Minimal Myth’, Rotterdam, Netherlands

2011
Palais des Beaux-Arts, ‘The Power of Fantasy: Imagination at work’, Brussels, Belgium
Zabludowicz Collection, ‘We Will Live, We Will See’, London, England
De Appel, ‘Fluiten in het Donker – project by the Curatorial Programme 10/11’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Venice Biennale, ‘ILLUMInations’, Venice, Italy
MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, ‘Museum of Desires’, Vienna, Austria

2010
LABoral Centro de Arte, ‘Passages. Travels in Hyperspace’ from the Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Conteporary Collection, Gijon, Spain
Daimler Contemporary, ‘Ampersand – A Dialogue of Contemporary Art from South Africa & the Daimler Art Collection’, Berlin, Germany
Centre Pompidou, ‘elles@centrepompidou’, Paris, France

2009
Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, ‘elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou’, Paris, France

2008
Kurimanzutto, ‘Nos cambiamos de domicilio’, Mexico City, Mexico
Schaulager, ‘Monika Sosnowska / Andrea Zitte’l, Munchenstein, Basel, Switzerland
Kurator. Ein Förderprogramm der Gebert Stiftung für Kultur, ‘Susan Ohilipsz, Monika Sosnowska’, Rapperswil, Switzerland
Stadtisches Museum Abteiberg, ‘Delusive Orders’, Mönchengladbach, Germany (Travelling Exhibition)

2007
South London Gallery, ‘STAY FOREVER AND EVER AND EVER’, London, England
Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi, ‘Delusive Orders’, Lodz, Poland
Sommer Contemporary Art, ‘XXS (Extra Extra Small)’, Tel-Aviv, Israel

2006
Foksal Gallery Foundation in collaboration with Kurimanzutto gallery, ‘Koniec egzotycznej podróży / The Exotic Journey Ends’, Warsaw, Poland
Center for Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski, ‘W Polsce; Czyli gdzie? / In Poland, That Is Where?’, Warsaw, Poland
Grieder Contemporary, ‘START’!, Küsnacht, Zurich, Switzerland
Zamość, ‘Ideal cities – invisible cites’, Potsdam, Germany
Charlottenborg udstillingsbygning, ‘Phanton’, Copenhagen, Denmark
Kiasma Museum of Contemporary Art, ‘ARS 06 – Sense of the Real’, Helsinki, Finland
Witte de With, ‘Satellite of Love’, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Center fro Contemporary Art Zamek Ujazdowski, ‘W samym centrum uwagi / At the Very Center of Attention’, Warsaw, Poland
Green Light Pavilon, ‘Longing Balloons are Floating Around the World’, Berlin, Germany

2005
Compton Verney Art Gallery, ‘Only Make-Believe: Ways of Playing’, Warwickshire, England
Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, ‘Il Teatro dell’Arte and Luna Park. Arte Fantastica’, Passariano, Italy
Bonner Kunstverein, ‘DER KUNST IHRE RÄUME’, Bonn, Germany
Andrew Kreps Gallery, ‘We Disagree’, New York NY

2004
episode 3, BAK, ‘Who if Not We…? Cordially Invited’, Utrecht, Netherlands
Galerie du TBN, ‘Ce qui reste’, Rennes, France
Galleria Continua, ‘Barraque D’Dull Odde’, San Gimignano, Italy
Den Haag Sculptuur, Den Haag, Netherlands
Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea, ‘Dimension Folly’, Trento, Italy
Le Plateau, ‘Distances?’, Paris, France
BWA Gallery, ‘PRYM’, Zielona Góra, Poland
Foksal Gallery Foundation, ‘Parallel Action’, Cieszyn, Poland
Basis Voor Actuele Kunst, ‘Cordially Invited’, Utrecht, Netherlands

2003
Zacheta National Gallery of Art, ‘Spojrzenia 2003 – Nagroda Fundacji Deutche Bank / Views 2003 – Deutsche Bank Cultural Foundation Award’, Warsaw, Poland
Intercross Creative Center, S-AIR Show 2, Sapporo, Japan
Zachęta Gallery, ‘Sztuka współczesna dla wszystkich dzieci / Contemporary Art for All Children’, Warsaw, Poland
Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, ‘Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered. Spatial Emotion in Art and Architecture’, Zurich, Switzerland (Travelling Exhibition)
Łaznia Centre for Contemporary Art, ‘Bewitched Bothered and Bewildered: Spatial Emotion in Contemporary Art and Architecture’, Gdańsk, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)
Prague Biennale 1, Prague, Czech Republic
Sculpture Center, ‘Architectures of Gender: Contemporary Women’s Art in Poland’, New York NY
Nordenhake Gallery, ‘Pale Fire’, Berlin, Germany
50th Venice Biennale, ‘Clandestine’, Venice, Italy
Foksal Gallery Foundation, ‘Hidden in a Daylight’, Cieszyn, Poland
8th International Istanbul Biennial, ‘Poetic Justice’, Istanbul, Turkey
Galerie Gisela Capitain, ‘Splendor Geometrik’, Cologne, Germany
Villa Arson, ‘Re:Location 6’, Nice, Italy (Travelling Exhibition)
Łaznia Center for Contemporary Art, ‘Re:Location 6’, Gdańsk, Poland (Travelling Exhibition)
Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Italy
Kurimanzutto, ‘Labyrinth’, Mexico City, Mexico
International Biennial of Contemporary Art, Israel Museum, ‘Art Focus 4’, Jerusalem, Israel
2002
La Capella del Antic Hospital de la Santa Creu, ‘POLES: The New Art of Poland’, Barcelona, Spain
Sony Center, Art Forum, Berlin, Germany
Royal College of Art, ‘Fair’, London, England
4th Kwangju Biennale, ‘Project 1’, Kwangju, South Korea
Manifesta 4 – European Biennale of Contemporary Art, Frankfurt, Germany
Kunsthalle Basel, ‘In Capital Letters’, Basel, Switzerland

2001
Raster Gallery, Warsaw, Poland
Gelerie du Jour, ‘Il y a toujour quelq’un qui veux quelque chose’, Paris, France
1st Biennale of Tirana, Tirana, Albania
Bielska Gallery BWA, ‘Painters’ Competition’, Bielsko-Biala, Poland
Leon Wyczółkowski Museum, ‘Oikos’, Bydgoszcz, Poland

2000
Centre de Solai, ‘Escape’, Bamako, Mali
Hans Brinker Hotel, ‘The Double Room’, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Outline Foundation, ‘Painted Image Limited’, Amsterdam, Netherlands

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