Tobias Putrih

Tobias Putrih

Born 1972, Kranj, Slovenia
Lives and works in Cambridge, Mass. and Ljubljana, Slovenia
Education

1997 Graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1997-98 Studied at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
Solo Exhibitions
2016

Tobias Putrih – Group-Form, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium
2015

Pale Guardians, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin
2014

Solar Limb, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich (catalog)

Routine Inspection, Zollamt, Bad Radkesburg, Austria (part of Steirischer Herbst Festival)

Inspección rutinaria, Flora, Bogota, Colombia
2013

Death of Tarelkin, Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels, Belgium

Revolution Square, ARKO Art Center, Seoul, Korea (catalog)

An Ode to the Egg, P74 Gallery, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2012

White City, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany (catalog)

Apropos Polly Magoo, Natalie Seroussi at Meudon, France

Book Tower Studio, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium
2011

When Language Goes on Holiday, Meulensteen/Protetch Gallery, New York

Spogliando un vicino, Galleria Pinksummer, Genoa, Italy

A,H,O,I,!, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin, Germany
2010

Siska, International, Espace 315, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (catalog)

After Frei Otto, Ludlow38, New York

Majestic, Wexner Center, Columbus, Ohio
2009

Without Out, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts (catalog)

Overhang, BALTIC Center for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, United Kingdom

Intervention #10, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2008

Restless Subject, Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland (with Runa Islam)

White Cube, London, United Kingdom (with Runa Islam)

Cinéma attitudes, attitudes, Geneva, Switzerland

Re-projection, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin, Germany

Lost Cinema Lost, Galeria Civica, Modena, Italy (with Runa Islam) (catalog)
2007

Venetian, Atmospheric, Slovenian Pavilion, 52nd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy (catalog)

Quasi-Random, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY (catalog)

Repertoire, Max Protetch Gallery, New York

Paradise, Galleria Pinksummer, Genoa, Italy

Max Protetch Gallery – Project Space, New York
2006

A Place by Two, Galerija Gregor Podnar, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, Missouri
2005

Max Protetch Gallery, New York

Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, Austria
2004

Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France
2003

Max Protetch Gallery, New York

Mala galerija, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2002

Science Fiction, Bezigrajska Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2001

Movie Tales, Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana, Slovenia
1999

Galerija Kapelica, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Selected Group Exhibitions
2015

1St Trio Biennial – Trio Bienal, Rio de Janeiro, RJ

Reverse Order : Troika, Tobias Putrih, Larry Bell – Anne Mosseri-Marlio Galerie – Basel, Basel

The magic of art. protagonists of Slovenian contemporary art 1968-2013 – Glyptotheque – Sculpture Museum, Zagreb

Mainzer Ansichten – Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz

Die Magie Der Kunst-Protagonisten der Slovenischen Gegenwartstkunst 1968-2013 – Künstlerhaus Wien, Vienna
2014

Une histoire, art, architecture et design, des années 80 à aujourd\’hui – Centre Pompidou – Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

Art & Me – MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Coffee & Ink – Casas Riegner Gallery, Bogota

September Show – Galerie Gregor Podnar – Berlin, Berlin

La Magia Dell’Arte – I Protagonisti Dell’Arte Moderna Slovena 1968-2013 Villa Manin. Centro d’arte contemporanea, Codroipo, UD

Urbane Perspektiven – Dark City – Schafhof – Europäisches Künstlerhaus Oberbayern, Freising

The Empty Pedestal – Museo Civico Archeologico di Bologna, Bologna

Film Without Film, Oberhausen Film Festival, Oberhausen
2013

Triple Identity: Favaretto, Maljkovic, Putrih, Contemporary Museum Istria, Pula, Croatia

Off-Modern: Ruins of the Future, Special projects of the 5th Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia

Ways of Working: the Incidental Object, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy

OK ExtraKino, OK Zentrum, Linz, Austria

Cinematic Scope, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, Austria
2012

TRACK, SMAK, Ghent, Belgium

Light and Landscape, Storm King Sculpture Park, Mountainville, New York

One Sixth of the Earth, MUSAC, Leon, Spain travelled to ZKM Zentrum, Karlsruhe, Germany

Les Detours de L’Abstracion, Mudam, Luxembourg

Cantenmus – Choirs, the Sublime and the Exegesis of Being, Argos, Centre for Art and Media, Brussels, Belgium

Wir sind alle Astronauten, Zeppelin Museum Friedrichshafen, Germany
2011

MärklinWorld. Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, The Netherlands

Auditorium Moscow. A sketch for a Public Space. Bielie Palaty, Moscow, Russia

Un’Espressione Geografica, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy

Spaceship Earth, Centre of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu, Torun, Poland

We Are All Astronauts – Universe Richard Buckminster Fuller, MARTa Herford, Germany
2010

Rehabilitation, Wiels, Brussles

21st Century: Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia

29th São Paulo Biennial, Brazil

Yesterday’s Tomorrows, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Canada

Material World, Mass MoCA, North Adams, MA

Star City: The Future Under Communism, Nottingham Contemporary, England

Brave New World, Mudam, Luxembourg
2009

Projections, Musée d’art contermporain de Nimes, France

Go East II, Musée d’art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

Warsaw Under Construction, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw, Poland

Tiempo como materia, Museu d’art Contemporani de Barcelona

Là où je suis n’existe pas, Les Abattoirs de Toulouse, France
2008

Psycho Buildings: Architecture by Artists, The Hayward Museum, London

Megastructure Reloaded, Berlin

Peripheral Vision and Collective Body, Museion, Bolzano, Italy

Fast-Forward, Project Space 176, London, UK

Transmediale 08 : Conspire, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin, Germany
2007

Anachronism, Argos, Brussels

Multiplex – Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, MoMA, New York

Forms of Resistance, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
2006

Erzahlungen, -35/65+ Zwei Generationen, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz

Eldorado, Mudam – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg

ArtUnlimited, Galerija Gregor Podnar, ArtBasel 37, Basel, Switzerland

Dialogo II, Galleria Enrico Fornello, Prato, Italy
2005

Certain Tendencies in Representation, Thomas Dane Gallery, London

Greater New York, PS1, Long Island City, New York

Monument for America, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA; traveled to White Columns, New York, New York.

Downtime: Constructing Leisure, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA

Trend, City Art Muesum Ljubljana, Slovenia
2004

Collective Effort, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland

Mediteraneo, MACRO Contemporary Art Museum, Rome, Italy

Den Haag Skulptuur, the Hague, Netherlands

Seven Sins, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2003

ArtUnlimited, Art Basel 34, Basel, Switzerland

In the Gorges of the Balkans, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany

U3, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Peter Donaldson, Kalin Lindena,Tobias Putrih, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, England
2002

Manifesta 4, Frankfurt, Germany

September Horse, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin

Kunstexpeditionen, Forum of Sony Center at Postdamer Platz, Berlin, Germany

Max Protetch Gallery, New York, USA

Skuc Gallery Project, Art Moscow, Moscow, Russia

Twinklings, Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2001

Becomings, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tirana / City Art Museum Ljubljana, Slovenia

Shall I or shall I not?, Pavel-House, Laafeld, Austria
Public Commissions and Competitions
2016

UMass Lowell Business School Art Commission, Lowell
2015

Southbank Tower commission, London

City of Ravne Public Art Commission, Ravne, Slovenia
2012

Public art commission at Public School 224, Queens, New York
2011

Auditorium Moscow, Moscow
2010

WWB2 Auditorium, Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

Pavillon for Museum of Modern Art Warsaw (invited competition, 2nd place – with MOS architects)
2009

Sculpture park design, Canal & Varick Street, New York (with Interboro Architects)