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BIOGRAPHY

Cornelius Quabeck    

Born in Wuppertal, Germany, 1974
Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

EDUCATION
1995-2002   Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
1999-2000   Chelsea College of Art and Design MA, University of Arts London, England

Scholarships
2003 Project scholarship for Red motA v.s. Art endowment NRW (with Alexander Esters)
2002 Project scholarship for Der Atom, endowment Art and Culture NRW (with Alexander Esters)
1999 Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes
         DAAD Scholarship, London, England
1998 Reisestipendium of the Academy of Arts Düsseldorf, Germany


SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 Unsex Me, Galerie Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, The Neatherlands
2015 Cornelius Quabeck & Fiona Mckay, Galerie Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, The Neatherlands
2014 Déja-vu, Kprnhäuschen, Aschaffenburg, Germany
         Final Times, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
2013 Schottenrock, Art Space at the Nederlandsche Bank, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
         Tiere lesen, Menschen essen, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln.
         Animals Read, People Eat, Dumont Carré Cologne, Germany
2012 Very Recent Paintings, Galerie Horst Schuler, Düsseldorf, Germany
         Honesty Bars, Martin van Zomeren Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
         Crazy from the Heat, Galerie Christian Nagel, Antwerp, Belgium
         Cornelius Quabeck: Very Recent Paintings, Galerie Horst Schuler, Düsseldorf, Germany
2011 Heavy Paper, James Fuentes, New York, USA
         Paperplan, arothek, Cologne, Germany
         Das tun, was zu tun ist, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin.
         Charcoal Frost, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
         Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
         Entourage, Martin Asbaek Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Erbengemeinschaft, Galerie Horst Schuler, Düsseldorf, Germany
         Short Straw, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
         School's Out!, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany
         Vorsprung durch Technik, Fuhrwerkswaage Kunstraum, Cologne, Germany
         Dr. Rock und die Chewbacca Defense, Galerie Kai Hoelzner, Berlin, Germany
2009 Bierstadt (with Paul McDevitt), Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
         C Monster Taro Nasu, Tokyo, Japan
2008 Workout!, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
         Paul McDevitt/Cornelius Quabeck, Galerie Horst Schuler, Düsseldorf, Germany
         Capital C, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
         Critical Mess, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, USA
2007 Anti-Corny, Galerie Horst Schuler, Düsseldorf, Germany
         Anti Hero, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2006 Hellfire Club, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Germany
         Disegno, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
2005 Cornelius Quabeck-Schilderen for the Revolution, Galerie Martin van Zomeren,
         Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2004 Fratzentango-The Spirit of Linné, Ausstellungen bei Horst Schuler, Düsseldorf, Germany
         Surrender to my D´Generation, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin, Germany
2003 Mes sentiments distingués, Projektraum, Galerie Hammelehle und Ahrens, Cologne, Germany
2002 Mariage à la mode, with William Hogarth, Henry Peacock Gallery, London, England
2001 The Mote, with Frenk Meeuwsen, Henry Peacock Gallery, London, England
1999 Die glühende Horrorhand, Projektraum Konkordiastrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany


GROUP EXHIBITIONS (selected) 
2017 Konnektivistische Plateaus, Kunstraum Luke, Zürich, Germany
2016 Intermezzo, Samuelis Baumgarte, Galerie Bielefeld, Germany
         Frozen Image, Halle X, Düsseldorf, Germany
2015 Animal Photographers, Acud, Berlin, Germany
          Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, Great Britian
          Ende Gelände, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, The Neatherlands
          Summer in the City no.10, Martin
 Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2014 JUST ADD WATER, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
         It ain't watcha write, it's the way atcha write it, Manifesta Foundation, Amsterdam, The Neatherlands
         Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
2013 Wann kommt Immendorff?, Kornhäuschen, Aschaffenburg, Germany
         Dawn in Wonderland and the Ghost of Linné, mit Brian Chalkley, Horst Schuler, Düsseldorf
2012 Bilderladen Dumont-Carré, Galerie Christian Nagel, Köln.
         Between Geometry and Abstraction, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld, Germany
         Collaborations and Interventions, CCA Andratx / Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca
         Paul Mcdevitt/Cornelius Quabeck: If You Haven't Any Hay, Galerie Horst Schuler, Düsseldorf,
         Germany
2011 HERBEI EIN LICHT!, co-curated by Paul McDevitt and Declan Clarke, Lismore Castle Arts:
         St. Carthage Hall, Waterford
         Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
         Der Menschen Klee – Malerei aus London und Düsseldorf, KIT Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf
2010 Neues Rheinland. Die postironische Generation, Städtisches Museum Leverkusen Schloss
         Morsbroich, Leverkusen
         Khosla, Quabeck, Sittig, Galerie Christian Nagel, Antwerpen
         Katalog, Künstlerhaus Sootbörn, Hamburg, Germany
         Paradise Lost. Holidays in Hell, CCA Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
         Summer in the City, Martin Asbeak Gallery, Copenhagen
2009 Mahlen ist Wahlen 1981-2009, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin
         15 Jahre Hammelehle und Ahrens, Galerie Hammelehe und Ahrens, Köln
         Any kind of cruelty, Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008 Self-Portraits, James Fuentes LLC, New York, USA
         Brevity´s Rainbow. A Galaxy of Tiny Artworks, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, New York,
         USA
         8 1/2 x 11/A4, James Fuentes LLC, New York, USA
         Self-Portraits, James Fuentes LLC, New York, USA
2007 Hotel Kerberos - Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, Germany
2006 Yankee Doodle Yankee & Flea Market, Tokyo, Japan
         Death of the Curator, Atelier Moselstrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany
2005 Alexander Esters, Cornelius Quabeck präsentieren: Red motA Der Atom, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf,
         Germany
         Sonnenblume Titanic, Kjubh Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
         Gleichgültigkeit wie die Sonne...?, centre, Berlin, Germany
         Matt Calderwood, Björn Dahlem, Sophie von Hellermann, Ian Kiaer, Cornelius Quabeck,
         Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland
         Erleuchtet uns... und unsere Handlungen das Denken mit derselben Gleichgültigkeir wie die
         Sonne...? Center, Berlin, Germany 
         The Festival of Dreams. Songs of Innocence and Experience, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, New York,
         USA
         Hamburg Blues, Hinterconti, Hamburg, Germany
2004 Janis Avotins, Cornelius Quabeck, Jan Stieding, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
         Zunge an Zündschnur. Ann-Kristin Hamm, Andreas Plum, Cornelius Quabeck, Helga Schmidhuber,
         Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria
         Besides, popularity is a rather lumpy concept, no?, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
         Raum 500, Munich, Germany
         Red motA-Lebt und Arbeitet!, Kjubh, Cologne, Germany  
         Red motA-WG-Heft und Bar, Turboplex, Berlin, Germany
2003 Bis ans Ende der Welt, Kunstverein, Constance, Germany
         Über das Neue Teil III, with Alexander Esters, Düsseldorf, Germany
         La section d´ Or, La Lune en Parachute, Épinal, France
2001 Uptight out of control, with Paul McDevitt, Stuart Purdy, Declan Clarke, Richard Clegg,
         Anna Fasshauer, Goshka Macuga, Lucy McKenzie, as part of Freie Wahlen, Kunsthalle Baden,
         Baden, Germany
         Pension Bader, Projektraum Konkordiastrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany
         Rezession, with Jan Schmidt, Boppstrasse 13b, Mainz, Germany
         Görls, Boppstrasse 13b, Mainz, Germany
2000 McDevitt, Purdy, Quabeck- uptight (outta sight), Plus e.V.Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
         Bigger Monster Lover, with Paul McDevitt and Stuart Purdy, Glasgow Project Room,
         Glasgow, Scotland
         Hellseher, with Matt Calderwood, Matt Bryans, Paul McDevitt, Neal Tait, Projektraum
         Konkordiastrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany


PROJECTS
2011 Der Menschen Klee, KIT - Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, Germany
2006 Death of the Curator, Atelier Moselstraße, Düsseldorf, Germany
2005 Alexander Esters, Cornelius Quabeck präsentieren: Red motA Der Atom, Kunsthalle,
         Düsseldorf, Germany

BIBLIOGRAPHY (selected)
Catalogues
2010 Quabeck, Cornelius, Vorsprung durch Technik, Fuhrwerkswaage Kunstraum Kohl, Cologne, Germany
         (catalogue)
         Quabeck 2010: Short Straw - Erbengemeinschaft - School's Out, Alice Walters (text),
         Cornelius Quabeck (editing and design), Düsseldorf, Germany (catalogue)
2007 Quabeck, Cornelius, Hood, Galerie Christian Nagel, Cologne, Stephen Friedman Gallery,
         London and Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, Veenman Publishers
         Miller, Ken, Revisionaries - A Decade of Art in Tokion, abrams image, New York, USA
         Miessen, Markus, The Violence of Participation, Sternberg Press, Berlin, Germany
2005 Clarke&McDevitt Present, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland, (catalogue)
2004 Zunge an Zündschnur, Krinzinger Projekte, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)


Periodicals (selected)
2011 Review: Entourage, Art News
2010 Glover, Michael, Art News (exhibition review of Stephen Friedman Gallery show), Issue 6, June
         Herbert, Martin, Much Better, Well Done, Art Review, Issue 40
2009 Archer, Michael, Paul McDevitt and Cornelius Quabeck, Artforum, October
         Ward, Ossian, Paul McDevitt & Cornelius Quabeck, Time Out London, July
         Gavin, Francesca, Paul McDevitt and Cornelius Quabeck, Bierstadt, ELLEuk.com,
         July Paul McDevitt und Cornelius Quabeck, Monopol Magazin, Bierstadt, Summer
         'art, BON 15, Spring/Summer 09, p. 29
2007 Hussey, Matt, Cornelius Quabeck, Amelia's Magazine, Issue 7, Summer, pp. 68-69
2005 Beech, Dave, I Could've Been a Contender. Temporary Exhibitions at the Hugh Lane Gallery,
         The Internationaler Pilot Issue, October, pp. 11-12
         Sennert, Kate, Cornelius Quabeck, Tokion, March/April
2004 Schappert, Roland, Besides, popularity is a rather lumpy concept, no?, Kunstforum, no. 172,
         pp. 330-331. New York City is a braveheart!, Red motA Verlag, 11 September, pp. 27-29
         Meister, Helga, Dialog mit dem Biest, Westdeutsche Zeitung, 14 June
         Über Kronen und Affen, Berliner Zeitung, no. 132, 9 June
2003 Menniskans Cousiner 21, RM3, Sternstunden planetarischer Folklore, RedMota Verlag
         Mes Sentiments Distingués, Der Atom-Sonderausgabe/Red motA Verlag