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Biography

Cornelius Quabeck 

Born: 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 (selected)

2014
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
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
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)

2015
Summer in the City no.10, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2014
Summer in the City, Martin Asbæk Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

2013
Wann kommt Immendorff?, Kornhäuschen, Aschaffenburg, Germany

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.
Paradise Lost. Holidays in Hell, CCA Andratx, Mallorca.
Summer in the City, Martin Asbeak Gallery, Kopenhagen.

2009
Mahlen ist Wahlen 1981-2009, Galerie Christian Nagel, Berlin
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
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

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

2004/05
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