Fine Arts, Sydney

Yngve Holen

Born in Braunschweig, Germany, 1982. Lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Oslo, Norway

Meisterschule, Städelschule, Staatliche Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (2010)
Architecture, Universität für angewandte Kunst Wien, Vienna, Austria (2001-2006)

Solo Exhibitions

Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany (upcoming)
Fine Arts, Sydney, ‘Bagatelle’, Sydney, Australia

St. Martin Church, New Organ St. Martin, Organ commission by St. Martin Church, Kassel, Germany
Haus Würth, Robert-Jacobsen-Preis, Berlin, Germany

Schloss, ‘Leichtmetallräder’, Oslo, Norway
Kunsthalle Basel,‘VERTICALSEAT’, Basel, Switzerland

Stuart Shave/Modern Art, ‘Earthling’, London, UK
Neue Alte Brücke, ‘World of Hope II’, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Galerie Neu, ‘World of Hope’, Berlin, Germany

Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany; Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany; Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria‘Ars Viva 2014/2015’

032c Workshop, ‘Economy Class Legs’, Berlin, Germany
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, ‘Original Spare Part’, London, UK

Rogaland Kunstsenter, ‘Extended Operations’, Stavanger, Norway
Société, ‘Launch of Hater Head’, Berlin, Germany

Neue Alte Brücke, ‘Deutschland Du Opfer Gib Handy’, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Autocenter, ‘Sensitive to Detergent’, Berlin, Germany
Johan Berggren Gallery, ‘Parasagittal Brain’, Malmö, Sweden

Neue Alte Brücke, ‘Half Asleep to the 2010 Hot 1001’, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Landings Project Space, ‘Bed Call’, Vestfossen, Norway

Selected Group Exhibitions

Sammlung Boros, ‘Bunker #3’, Berlin, Germany
Aishti Foundation, ‘The Trick Brain’, Antelias, Lebanon
M WOODS, ‘Heart of the Tin Man’, Beijing, China
Monash University Museum of Art, ‘Future Eaters’, Melbourne, Australia
National Art School Gallery, ‘EUROVISIONS: Contemporary Art from the Goldberg Collection’, Sydney, Australia (touring)
ZKM Centre for Art and Media, ‘Hybrid Layers’, Karlsruhe, Germany
LUMA Foundation, ‘ELEVATION 1049 – AVALANCHE’, Gstaad, Switzerland

9th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Neu, ‘grabt tiefer, ihr Schönen’, Berlin, Germany
The Jewish Museum, ‘Take Me (I’m Yours)’, New York, NY, USA
White Flag Projects, ‘Ill Seen Ill Said’, Saint Louis, MO, USA
Moran Bondaroff, ‘WAR GAMES’, Detroit, MI, USA
Fondation Galeries Lafayette, ‘Joining Forces with the Unknown’, Paris, France
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, ‘Theories of Modern Art’, London, UK
MUDAM Luxembourg, ‘Quiz 2 - based on an idea by Robert Stadler, Luxembourg

Ellis-King, ‘System of a Down’, Dublin, Ireland
Kunstverein Hannover, ‘Digital Conditions’, Hannover, Gemany
Carl Kostyal, ‘Life. Within Such Limits’, Stockholm, Sweden
Bergen Kunsthall, ‘The Noing Uv It’, Bergen, Norway

Blain/Southern, ‘Refraction. The Image of Sense’, London, UK

Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Mehringdamm 72, ‘Works from selected collections’, Berlin, Germany
Künstlerhaus -Halle für Kunst & Medien, ‘Chat Jet (Part 2). Skulptur in Reflexion’, Graz, Austria
Between Bridges, ‘And Life Goes on...’, Berlin, Germany
KM Temporaer, ‘Surplus Living’, Berlin, Germany
High Line Art, ‘Archeo’,New York, NY, USA
OSL Contemporary, ‘Shattered Preface’, Oslo, Norway
Johan Berggren Gallery, ‘Second View’, Malmo, Sweden

Eisenhower Park in East Meadow, ‘Open Shape, Fall’, Long Island, NY, USA
Fridericianum, ‘Speculations on Anonymous Materials’, Kassel, Germany
Martin van Zomeren, ‘Unstable Media’, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Waterside Park Playground 11th Ave & W 23rd St, ‘Open Shape, Spring’, New York, NY, USA
Marianne Boesky Gallery, ‘Out of Memory’, New York, NY, USA
Crawford Art Gallery, ‘False Optimism’, Cork, Ireland
Generation Works, ‘Open Shape, Winter’, Witchita, KS, USA

Downtown ArtHouse, ‘Shell-Reflexives’, Miami, FL, USA
Catherine Bastide, ‘Domino Effect’, Brussels, Belgium
Neue Alte Brücke and Real Fine Arts, Galerie Valentin, Paris, France
Tomorrow, ‘Pinot Noir’, Toronto, Canada
Blum & Poe, ‘Standard Operating Procedures’, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Pro Choice, Nicolas Ceccaldi / Yngve Holen, Vienna, Austria
Gasmesserhaus, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Zürcher Bildhauer, ‘Entourage VIP Backstage Pt.1’, Schlieren, Switzerland
Stadium, ‘Images Rendered Bare. Vacant. Recognizable.’, New York, NY, USA

Loos Bar, ‘FREEBIES’, Emanuel Layr, Vienna, Austria
Tanya Leighton Gallery, ‘Grouped Show’, Berlin, Germany
W139, ‘TruEYE surView’, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
KW Institute for Contemporary Art, ‘Based in Berlin’, Berlin, Germany

Kunstverein Medienturm, ‘The Smart Frrridge’, Graz, Austria
Städelschule, ‘Absolventen Austellung’, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
‘The Garden of Ilja’, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Neue Alte Brücke, ‘Something Blue’, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
school of development, ‘Enchanted’, Berlin, Germany
Paloma Presents, ‘Kiss-You-Through-The-Phone’, Zürich, Switzerland
Chisenhale Gallery, ‘21st Century’, London, UK

Neue Alte Brücke, ‘What is not but could be if (Part 2)’, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

New Jerseyy, ‘Approximately Infinite Universe’, Basel, Switzerland

Torstrasse 165, ‘For a Blank Implies Space’, Berlin, Germany


Robert-Jacobsen Prize, Stiftung Würth, Germany (2017)
Ars Viva – Kulturkreis Prize for Fine Art, Germany (2014)