KUNSTENAAR / ARTIST

Michael Kirkham  (1971)

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Over de kunstenaar
Born in Blackpool, UK. Lives and works in Berlin.

EDUCATION
1988-90 Blackpool and Fylde College
1990-94 Glasgow School of Art
1994-96 De Ateliers, Amsterdam

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2012
New Paintings, Michael Haas, Berlin

2010
New paintings, Gerhard Hofland, Amsterdam

2009
Solo booth, Art Brussels, Gerhard Hofland, Brussels, Belgium

2008
Paintings, Galerie Hammelehle und Ahrens, Köln
Hotel Grande Abyss, Aschenbach & Hofland Galleries, Amsterdam
2007
Michael Kirkham Exhibition, July 12 / October 28, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag
2006
Ecstasis, Galerie Jan Wentrup, Berlin
Open Space, Art Cologne at Aschenbach & Hofland Galleries, Cologne
2005
Paintings and Ceramics, Aschenbach & Hofland Galleries, Amsterdam
Final Presentation, European Ceramic Work Centre, Den Bosch
2003
The Neurasthenics, Drawings and Paintings, Gallery and Publishers Hein Elferink, Staphorst
2002
When Power Streamed…, Gallery Sabine Wachters, Brussels
2001
Paintings, Aschenbach & Hofland Galleries, Amsterdam
2000
Recent paintings, Gallery Sabine Wachters, Brussels
1999
Drawings and Paintings, De Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam
1998
Art Brussels, Booth solo, Gallery Sabine Wachters, Brussels
1997
Lightning 3, De Beyerd, Municipal Centre for Contemporary Art, Breda
First Exhibition, Gallery Sabine Wachters, Brussels
1996
Final Exhibition, De Ateliers, Amsterdam

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2008
Diana + Actaeon, Die Verbotene Blick auf die Nacktheit, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf
Mask of Medusa, KFA Gallery, Berlin
In Between, Leids Universitair Medisch Centrum, Leiden
Lanzarot, Keith Talent Gallery, London
Cobra To Contemporary, A selection of works from ´Eclectic Contemporary´, The collection of Hugo and Carla Brown, Artnews Projects, Berlin
2007
Leve de Schilderkunst, Kunsthal, Rotterdam
Songs of Innocence and Aggression, National Gallery of Macedonia, Skopje
The Full Nelson, West Germany, Berlin
Unsere Affekte Fliegen aus den Bereich der Menschlichen Wirklichkeit heraus, Galerie Sandra Bürgel, Berlin
2004
Im sofortigen eingeständnis falsches gedanken und taten liegt unsere wachsende unabhängigkeit, Galerie Antik, Berlin
2003
Wet Paint, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
Prix de Nouvelles Images, Nouvelles Images Gallery, Den Haag
2002
Desire, Museum of Modern Art, Bologna
2001
Urgences de Figuration, Centre Culturel Français de Turin, Turin
Desire, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal,
10 x Dutch Art, Centre for Contemporary Art, St. Petersburg
Reflexive Figurations, Galerie Ferdinand van Dieten, Amsterdam
Arte Fiera Bologna, Gallery Sabine Wachters, Brussels
1998
Morning Glory, De Ateliers, Amsterdam
5 years of Ateliers 63, Ateliers 63, Amsterdam
1997
Lightning, De Beyerd, Breda
Gallery Sabine Wachters, Brussels/Knokke
1996
Pump up the cherry, Galerie Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
1994
Unbuilding, Gallery 99, Glasgow
East 94, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS AND ARTICLES
2008
Kees Keijer, Garaffineerd spel met rollen, Het Parool March 8. article
Gringo, The Story Of Black Glove, magazine
2007
Kunsthal, Leve de Schilderkunst, catalogue
Ernst van Alphen, Michael Kirkham Exhibition July 12 / October 28, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, catalogue
Rutger Pontzen, Beeld van het lege levensgevoel, de Volkskrant August 7, article
Erik Quint, Dode zielen op vieze matras in kaal landschap, Algemeen Dagblad July 28, interview
Manon Braat, Seks en bandeloosheid uit verveling, NRC Handelsblad August 5, article
Edo Dijksterhuis, Achter die verveelde blik, Financieel Dagblad, July 21, article,
Rogier Ormeling, Erotic Redemption, de Groene, september 10, article,
2006
Corrina Daniels, Ecstasis eines Engländers bei Jan Wentrup, Die Welt, article
2005
Kwak van Daalen en Ronday Printers, SOLO (Michael Kirkham), catalogue
Xandra de Jongh, Onpeilbare verveling die intrigeert, de Volkskrant November 28, article
2003
Gallery and Publishers Hein Elferink, The Neurasthenics (Michael Kirkham), catalogue
Kees Keijer, Michael Kirkhams werk is verraderlijk knap gemaakt, het Parool article
2000
Galerie Ferdinand van Dieten – d’Eendt, Reflexive Figurations (group), catalogue
Hans den Hartog Jager, Reflexive Figurations, NRC Handelsblad, article
Els Fiers, Pinocchio’s Liefje, Knack Magazine, article
Claude Lorent, Realism Pictural, La Libre Belgique, article
Stéphane Rey, Moins de Trente Ans, L’Echo de la Bourse, article
Jan Florizoone, Beter dan Barbie, De Standaard, article
1998
Guy Gilsoul, Trois jeunes artistes, Le Vif L’Express, article
Die Pariser Kunstmesse FIAC, Haar uberm Sofarand, Kölner Stadt Anzeiger, article
Guy Gilsoul, De l’Adolescence à l’âge adulte, Art Brussels, article
1997
Ernst van Alphen, The Skin of Light (Michael Kirkham), Lightening 3, catalogue

De volgende instellingen bieden werk aan en organiseren exposities:
Gerhard Hofland, Amsterdam

De volgende musea/instellingen hebben werk in hun collectie:
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Den Haag/Scheveningen
Museum Arnhem, Arnhem

Vertegenwoordigd in de volgende bedrijfscollecties:
AkzoNobel Art Foundation, Amsterdam
De Nederlandsche Bank (DNB), Amsterdam
Galerie LUMC, Leiden

De volgende instellingen hebben werk in stock:
Galerie Hein Elferink, Staphorst

Opleiding aan de volgende academie(s):
De Ateliers, Amsterdam

Publikaties

Kunstbeeld 2005 |10
SOLO
Kunstbeeld 2010 | 03
Toon publikaties met afbeeldingen in apart venster

Werken Toon afbeeldingen in apart venster


Schülzkottelet und Steine, 2016
Gerhard Hofland


Man of Sorrows, 2015, 150 x 200 cm
Gerhard Hofland


Billy, 2013, 30 x 20 cm
Gerhard Hofland


Untitled, 2013, 120 x 220 cm
Gerhard Hofland


Zonder titel, 2013, 100 x 150 cm
Gerhard Hofland


Yellow Night (Sleeping Woman) Negative, 2013, 100 x 150 cm
Gerhard Hofland


Pale man on Chaisse-Longue, 2013, 100 x 150 cm
Gerhard Hofland


Untitled, 2013, 60 x 80 cm
Gerhard Hofland


Untitled, 2012, 40 x 50 cm
Gerhard Hofland


Untitled, 2011, 60 x 80 cm
Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam

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