Nairy Baghramian

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Grosse Klappe 1,2,3,(Big Mouth 1,2,3), 2008
Polished aluminium, colored cast rubber

102 1/4 x 67 x 25 1/2 in. (260 x 170 x 65 cm)
Installation view, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 2008.

 

 

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Entrechambrage horizontale, 2008
Brass, aluminium, silicon, wall painted Mdf board

94 1/2 x 2 x 86 5/8 in. (240 x 5 x 220 cm)
Installation view, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, 2008.

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Vierte Wand/Zwei Protagonistinnen (Fourth Wall/Two Female Protagonists), 2005
Painted metal, bleached fabric
590 9/16 x 90 9/16 x 59 1/16 in. (1500 x 230 x 150 cm)
Installation view, Kunsthall Bergen, Norway
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Klassentreffen (Class reunion), 2008
Colored cast rubber, painted metal, colored epoxy resin
Installation view, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany, 2008.
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La colonne cassée, 1871, 2008
Painted steel
74 13/16 x 96 7/16 x 55 1/8 in. (190 x 245 x 140 cm) (each)
Installation view, Berlin Biennale 5, Neue Nationalgalerie, Germany, 2008.
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The Iron Table, 2002
Painted wood, painted metal, sand, wire cable, synthetic cable, mast, 2 spotlights
126 x 212 5/8 x 208 11/16 in. (320 x 540 x 530 cm)
Installation view, Buro Friedrich Berlin, 2002.
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Scruff of the Neck (LR 30/31/32), 2016
Cast and polished aluminum, polished aluminum rods, plaster, beeswax and rubber

96 7/16 x 97 3/16 x 52 ¾ in. (245 x 247 x 134 cm)

(18187)
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Scruff of the Neck (LL 23/24 & LR 26/27/28), 2016
2 parts; cast and polished aluminum, polished aluminum rods, plaster, beeswax and rubber
Part 1: 84 1/16 x 88 9/16 x 43 5/16 in. (213.5 x 225 x 110 cm)
Part 2: 78 3/4 x 100 3/8 x 50 in. (200 x 255 x 127 cm)
(18184)
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Scruff of the Neck (LL 22), 2016
Cast and polished aluminum, polished aluminum rods, plaster, beeswax and rubber

92 1/8 x 75 15/16 x 34 5/8 in. (234 x 193 x 88 cm)

(18185)
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Scruff of the Neck (LL 19/20/21), 2016
Cast and polished aluminum, polished aluminum rods, plaster, beeswax and rubber

87 x 114 ½ x 45 in. (221 x 290.8 x 114.3 cm)

(18186)
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Scruff of the Neck (UR 3/4/5), 2016
Cast and polished aluminum, polished aluminum rods, plaster, beeswax and rubber

78 11/16 x 64 15/16 x 47 3/16 in. (200 x 165 x 120 cm)

(18303)
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Scruff of the Neck (UL 12/13), 2016
Cast and polished aluminum, polished aluminum rods, plaster, beeswax and rubber

82 5/8 x 82 5/8 x 37 3/8 in. (210 x 210 x 95 cm)

(18302)
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Scruff of the Neck (UL 14/15/16), 2016
Cast and polished aluminum, polished aluminum rods, plaster, beeswax and rubber

87 15/16 x 118 7/8 x 51 15/16 in. (223.5 x 302 x 132 cm)

(18188)
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Breathing Spell, 2017
Cast and powder coated aluminum, hanging device
16 x 17 x 13 in. (40.6 x 43.2 x 33 cm)
(20007)
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Dwindler_Yellow Fool, 2017
2 parts; paint, glass, zincked metal, colored epoxy resin
Part 1: 77 9/16 x 12 5/8 x 14 3/16 in. (197 x 32 x 36 cm)
Part 2: 36 5/8 x 14 x 11 13/16 in. (93 x 35.5 x 30 cm)
Overall dimensions variable
(20000)
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Dwindler_Updraft, 2017
3 parts; paint, glass, zincked metal, colored epoxy resin
Part 1: 67 5/16 x 14 3/16 x 13 3/8 in. (171 x 36 x 34 cm)
Part 2: 84 1/4 x 20 1/16 x 16 1/8 in. (214 x 51 x 41 cm)
Part 3: 26 3/4 x 13 3/4 x 89 3/4 in. (68 x 35 x 228 cm)
Overall dimensions variable
(19999)
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Dwindler_Low Tide, 2017
6 parts; paint, glass, zincked metal, colored epoxy resin
Part 1: 62 5/8 x 9 13/16 x 13 in. (159 x 25 x 33 cm)
Part 2: 31 1/8 x 14 9/16 x 10 5/8 in. (79 x 37 x 27 cm)
Part 3: 70 1/2 x 10 5/8 x 13 in. (179 x 27 x 33 cm)
Part 4: 22 1/16 x 13 3/8 x 9 7/16 in. (56 x 34 x 24 cm)
Part 5: 54 5/16 x 16 1/8 x 16 15/16 in. (138 x 41 x 43 cm)
Part 6: 89 3/4 x 10 5/8 x 11 7/16 in. (228 x 27 x 29 cm)
Overall dimensions variable
(20003 )
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Breathing Spell, 2017
Cast and powder coated aluminum, hanging device
16 1/2 x 17 x 13 in. (41.9 x 43.2 x 33 cm)
(20008)
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The Pincher, 2017
C print in artist frame
Image: 35 3/8 x 53 1/8 in. (89.9 x 134.9 cm)
Frame: 36 x 53 3/4 x 3 1/2 in. (91.4 x 136.5 x 8.9 cm)
(20005)
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Gorge, 2017
Polished and sanded aluminum, glass, epoxy resin, polyurethane foam, silicone
50 1/2 x 46 x 15 in. (128.3 x 116.8 x 38.1 cm)
(20011)

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NAIRY BAGHRAMIAN

(b. Isfahan, Iran, 1971)

 

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Nairy Baghramian, Festival d'Automne, Ecole nationale des Beaux-Arts de Paris, France

Breathing Spell (Un respire), Palacio de Cristal, Madrid, Spain

 

2017

Déformation Professionnelle, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; 

SÅ LAENGE DET VARER (As Long As It Lasts), Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen 

Dwindle Down, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

 

2016

Nairy Baghramian: Scruff of the Neck, Marian Goodman Gallery, London 

Déformation Professionnelle, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, Belgium

Nairy Baghramian - Scruff of the Neck (Supplements), Zürich Art Prize, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Switzerland 

 

2015

Nairy Baghramian: Hand Me Down, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico 

 

2014

Nairy Baghramian: Off The Rack, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany

Nairy Baghramian: French Curve/Slip of the Tongue, Bluhm Family Terrace, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, United States 

Sonae / Serralves Project 2014: Nairy Baghramian, Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal

 

2013

Nairy Baghramian: Fluffing the Pillows (Moorings, Gurneys, Silos, Mops News Rack, Railing), MIT Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, United States 

Retainer, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York, United States 

 

2012

Fluffing the pillows, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

Fluffing the Pillows, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany

Nairy Baghramian: Class Reunion, The Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada 

 

2011

Formage de tête, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

 

2009

Butcher, Barber, Angler & Others, Studio Voltaire, London, United Kingdom 

 

2008

Affairs: A Semiotic House that was never built, New Art Association Aachen, Aachen,Germany 

The Walker’s Day Off, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany 

 

RECENT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018

Class Reunion - Works from the Gaby and Wilhelm Schürmann Collection, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung (MUMOK), Vienna, Austria

Special 40th Anniversary Exhibition: Travelers: Stepping into the Unknown, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

 

2017

Skulptur Projekte 2017, Munster

Documenta 14, Kassel and Athens

 

2016

From the collection | NEW, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, Belgium

Fade In, Swiss Institute, New York, NY

Painting 2.0: Expression in the information age, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria

Question the Wall Itself, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

 

2015

Slip of the Tongue, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy

Parasophia, Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture 2015, Kyoto, Japan

 

2014

Not Yet Titled: New and Forever, Museum Ludwig, Koln, Germany 

8th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany

 

2012

Sculptural Matter, Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Victoria, Australia

30 Künstler / 30 Räume, Kunsthalle Nuremberg, Nuremberg, Germany 

Olinka or where movement is created, Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico

Auxiliary Constructions – Behelfskonstruktionen, Kunthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany

Glasgow International Festival of Visual Arts, Glasgow, Scotland

 

2011

Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

Temporary Stedelijk 2 - Making Histories: Changing views of the collection, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

45th International Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy  

 

2010

Yesterday’s Tomorrows, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada  

Nairy Baghramian and Phyllida Barlow, Serpentine Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

 

2009

Looking is Political, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße in Bremen 2009, Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany 

Pop-Up!, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Aachen, Germany

 

2008

Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels, Belgium and dependence, Brussels, Belgium

Draw a Straight Line and Follow It, Tate Modern, London, UK

In the Cherished Company of Others…, Museum of Modern Art, Oostende, Netherlands and de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands 

Terms and Conditions, de ateliers, Amsterdam, Netherlands

5th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany