Nairy Baghramian

Portrait (The concept-artist smoking head, Stand-In)
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Portrait (The concept-artist smoking head, Stand-In), 2016
Baryte b/w print (framed)

130,7 x 102,5 x 5,5 cm / 51,46 x 40,35 x 2,17"

(NB357)
Peeper
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Peeper, 2016
Tensioning devices, steel cable, lacquered aluminium, concrete

40 x 1.400 x 30 cm / 15,75 x 551,18 x 11,81"
Installation view ”Déformation Professionelle“, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2017

(NB346)
Privileged Points (Fellows)
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Privileged Points (Fellows), 2016
3 individual sculptures, marble plaster

1/3: 55 x 123,5 x 168,5 cm / 21,65 x 48,62 x 66,34"
2/3: 62,5 x 138 x 138 cm / 24,61 x 54,33 x 54,33"
3/3: 68 x 150 x 138 cm / 26,77 x 59,06 x 54,33"

(NB335 / NB334 / NB333)
Scruff of the Neck (UR 3/4/5) / Scruff of the Neck (UL 12/13) / Scruff of the Neck (UL 14/15/16)
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Scruff of the Neck (UR 3/4/5) / Scruff of the Neck (UL 12/13) / Scruff of the Neck (UL 14/15/16), 2016
Cast and polished aluminum, polished aluminum rods, plaster, beeswax and rubber

200 x 165 x 120 cm / 78,74 x 64,96 x 47,24"
240 x 232 x 91 cm / 94,49 x 91,34 x 35,83"
223,5 x 302 x 132 cm / 87,99 x 118,9 x 51,97"
Installation view, "Scruff of the Neck“, Marian Goodman Gallery, London, 2016

(18188)
Scruff of the Neck (LL 23/24 & LR 26/27/28)
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Scruff of the Neck (LL 23/24 & LR 26/27/28), 2016
Cast and polished aluminum, polished aluminum rods, plaster, beeswax, rubber

part 1: 213,5 x 225 x 110 cm / 84,06 x 88,58 x 43,31"
part 2: 200 x 255 x 127 cm / 78,74 x 1,39 x 50"
Installation view, "Scruff of the Neck“, Marian Goodman Gallery, London, 2016

(NB322)
Slip of the Tongue
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Slip of the Tongue, 2015
Rubber, epoxy resin, polystyrene, concrete, paint, aluminium

glass vitrine: 209 x 283 x 62 cm / 82,28 x 111,42 x 24,41"
sculpture A: 102 x 50 x 31 cm / 40,16 x 19,69 x 12,2"
sculpture B: 153 x 34 x 59 cm / 60,24 x 13,39 x 23,23"
sculpture C: 56 x 27 x 36 cm / 22,05 x 10,63 x 14,17"
sculpture D: 65 x 32 x 38 cm / 25,59 x 12,6 x 14,96"

(NB307)
Fluffing the Pillows D (Silos, Gurney)
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Fluffing the Pillows D (Silos, Gurney), 2013
Fabric, rubber, pleather, hemp rope, chromed pole

Silo 1/2: 40 x 83 x 305 cm / 15,75 x 32,68 x 120,08"
Silo 2/2: 38 x 270 x 35 cm / 14,96 x 106,3 x 13,78"
Gurney: 8 x 235 x 60 cm / 3,15 x 92,52 x 23,62"

(NB258)
Retainer
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Retainer, 2012
Casted aluminium, silicon, poly carbonate, chromed metal, print, painted metal, rubber

approx. 250 x 2.500 x 1.000 cm / 98,43 x 984,25 x 393,7"
Installation view, ”Slip of the Tongue“, Punta della Dogana, Venice, 2015 / ’16

(NB253)
Fourth Wall (Proscenium) BLUE
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Fourth Wall (Proscenium) BLUE, 2016
Waxed wood, painted canvas, lacquered metal, aluminium, rubber

262 x 547 x 70 cm / 103,15 x 215,35 x 27,56"

(NB398.01)
Cold Shoulder
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Cold Shoulder, 2014
2 parts, fiber glass, epoxy resin, dyed fabric

1/2: 76 x 270 x 330 cm / 29,92 x 106,3 x 129,92"
2/2: 92 x 245 x 293 cm / 36,22 x 96,46 x 115,35"

(NB274)
Cold Shoulder
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Cold Shoulder, 2014
Fiber glass, epoxy resin, dyed fabric

80 x 265 x 300 cm / 31,5 x 104,33 x 118,11"
Installation views, Sonae/Serralves, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, 2014

French Curve
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French Curve, 2014
Casted Aluminium, epoxy resin, laquer

60 x 1.100 x 700 cm / 23,62 x 433,07 x 275,59"
Installation view, ”French Curve / Slip of the Tongue“, Art Institute of Chicago, 2014

(NB266)
Waste Basket (bin for rejected ideas)
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Waste Basket (bin for rejected ideas), 2017
Wire mesh, rubber

98 x 49 x 50 cm / 38,58 x 19,29 x 19,69"

(NB486)
Mooring (hanging)
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Mooring (hanging), 2016
Cast aluminium, lacquered

102 x 48 x 21 cm / 40,16 x 18,9 x 8,27"

(NB446)
Formage de Tête
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Formage de Tête, 2011
group of nine sculptures, silicone, steel, lacquer, glass, paper, cast iron, wood, perspex

dimensions installed variable
Installation view, ”ILLUMINATIONS/ILLUMINAZIONE“, Venice Biennial, 2011

Beliebte Stellen / Privileged Points
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Beliebte Stellen / Privileged Points, 2015
Steel, epoxy resin

46 x 41 x 21 cm / 18,11 x 16,14 x 8,27"

(NB438)
Butcher, Barber, Angler & others
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Butcher, Barber, Angler & others, 2009
Table sculpture: painted metal, fiberglass, rubber, real and decorative sausages and ham. 3 bench sets: painted metal and fibreglass. 2 waste baskets: wire mesh and rubber

Waste baskets 110 x 60 x 60 cm / 43,31 x 23,62 x 23,62"
Bench sets dimensions variable
Table sculpture 230 x 235 x 180 cm / 90,55 x 92,52 x 70,87"

(NB177)
Grosse Klappe 1 / Big Mouth 1
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Grosse Klappe 1 / Big Mouth 1, 2008
Polished aluminium, coloured cast rubber

 

260 x 170 x 65 cm /102,36 x 66,93 x 25,59"

Installation view, ”The Walker's Day Off“, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, 2008

(NB153)
Entrechambrage verticale
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Entrechambrage verticale, 2008
Brass, Aluminium, Silicon, wall painted Mdf board

 

240 x 235 x 470 cm / 94,49 x 92,52 x 185,04"

Installation view, ”Affairen. Ein semiotisches Haus, das nie gebaut wurde. Zu Gast: Janette Laverrière und Henrik Olesen“, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, 2008

Besucher / Visitor
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Besucher / Visitor, 2008
Polished aluminium, rubber

approx. 68 x 66 x 71 cm / 26,77 x 25,98 x 27,95"

(NB167)

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NAIRY BAGHRAMIAN

(b. Isfahan, Iran, 1971)

 

RECENT SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2019

Privileged Points, MUDAM, Luxembourg

 

2018

Vitrine Rafraîchirée, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin, Germany

Maintainers, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

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

 

2019

May You Live in Interesting Times, Venice Biennale, Italy

Negative Raum, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany 

 

2018

Summer Selections, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Other Mechanisms, Secession, Vienna, Austria

Klassentreffen, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria

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