Nairy Baghramian

La colonne casée
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La colonne casée, 2008
2 parts, painted steel


245 x 190 x 140 cm / 96,46 x 74,8 x 55,12"

Installation view, ”La colonne cassée“, Neue Nationalgalerie, 5th Berlin Biennale, 2008

La Lampe d'horloge
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La Lampe d'horloge, 2008


230 x 600 x 520 cm / 90,55 x 236,22 x 204,72"

Installation view, 5th Berlin Biennale at Schinkel Pavillon, 2008

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Entr'acte, 2007
Concrete, plastic awning, metal frames, mirror


210 x 670 x 85 cm / 82,68 x 263,78 x 33,46"

Installation view, ”Skulpturprojekte Münster 2007“, Munster, 2007

Das hübsche Eck / The Pretty Corner
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Das hübsche Eck / The Pretty Corner, 2006
Painted metal, mirror


235 x 380 x 650 cm / 92,52 x 149,61 x 255,91"

Installation view, “Es ist ausser Haus“, Kunsthalle Basel, 2006

Teestube / Tea Parlour
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Teestube / Tea Parlour, 2005
Painted metal, metal fabric, mannequin hand, mirror, installation wall, spotlight

250 x 40 x 85 cm / 98,43 x 15,75 x 33,46"

Installation view, ”Die Geister mögen das Flanieren“, Galerie Christian Nagel, 2005

Vierte Wand/Zwei Protagonistinnen / Fourth Wall / Two Female Protagonists
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Vierte Wand/Zwei Protagonistinnen / Fourth Wall / Two Female Protagonists, 2005
Painted metal, bleached fabric

230 x 150 x 1.500 cm / 90,55 x 59,06 x 590,55"

Installation view, Looking is political, Kunsthall Bergen, 2009

Anna Martha Vartuhi (Trennwände mit Ohrringen / Partitions with Earrings)
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Anna Martha Vartuhi (Trennwände mit Ohrringen / Partitions with Earrings), 2004
3 parts, fabric, painted metal

1/3: 220 x 150 x 35 cm / 86,61 x 59,06 x 13,78"

2/3: 215 x 145 x 35 cm / 84,65 x 57,09 x 13,78"

3/3: 205 x 140 x 35 cm / 80,71 x 55,12 x 13,78"

The Iron Table (Homage to Jane Bowles)
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The Iron Table (Homage to Jane Bowles), 2002
Painted wood, painted metal, sand, wire cable, synthetic cable, mast, 2 spotlights

540 x 320 x 530 cm / 212,6 x 125,98 x 208,66"


Installation view, ”documenta“, Kassel, 2017




(b. Isfahan, Iran, 1971)





Privileged Points, MUDAM, Luxembourg



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



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



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 



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



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



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 



Fluffing the pillows, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

Fluffing the Pillows, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany

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



Formage de tête, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany



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



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

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





May You Live in Interesting Times, Venice Biennale, Italy

Negative Raum, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany 



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



Skulptur Projekte 2017, Munster

Documenta 14, Kassel and Athens



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



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

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



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

8th Berlin Biennial, Berlin, Germany



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



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  



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



Looking is Political, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway

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

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



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