Curriculum Vitae

Sofi Żezmer 

www.sofizezmer.com

info@sofizezmer.com

 

BIOGRAPHY

 

Education

 

1993     MA, Art History, Hunter College, New York, NY, USA

1986     BFA, The Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA

1979-80    New York University, New York, NY, USA

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2015    Sunny Side, DWD, Frankfurt am Main, GER

2014    Decoy, The Richard J. Massey Foundation, New York, USA        

            ballpark, Keramikmuseum Westerwald, Höhr-Grenzhausen, D    

2011    Sight Seeing, Metis_nl Gallery, Amsterdam, NL 

           (Monograph, Salon Verlag, Cologne)

2010    Remote Control, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, USA

2008    REM-Phase, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, GER (catalogue)

2007    Vice Versa, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, USA

2005    Phase-Shift, Gregory Lind Gallery, San Francisco, USA 

2004    Re-Source, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, USA (catalogue)

2003    Pars Pro Toto, U.B.R. Galerie, Salzburg, A

             <Sofi Żezmer l Christiane Löhr> Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden (catalogue), GER

2002    On Line & Off The Wall, Galerie Hafemann, Wiesbaden, GER

2001    Lineage, BWA Galerie Awangarda, Breslau, PL (catalogue)

            Fountainhead, Kunstverein Viernheim, GER

Group Exhibitions

 

2015      "New Frankfurt Internationals 2" Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden and

              Kunstverein, Frankfurt, GER

2014      Czapski Gallery, Posen, Poland

              Peanuts of Joy, Kunstraum Dreieich, Frankfurt, GER

2013      Linien, Galerie oqbo, Space for Image Word and Sound, Berlin, GER

2012      Linien, Dok 25a, Düsseldorf, GER

2011       Lustwarande 11'-Raw, Tilburg, NL www.FundamentFoundation.nl  (catalogue)

             Eye-Opener, The Funen Art Museum, Odense, DK (catalogue)

2008    Five Year Anniversary Show, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, USA

             Schwerelos, Galerie Netuschil, Darmstadt, GER

             Substrat#8, UBR Galerie, Salzburg, A

2007    Quirkey, Westport Arts Center, Connecticut, USA 

2006    Sirens, Thom Andriola, The New Gallery, Houston, Texas, USA

2005    Alternative Paradise, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, 

             Kanazawa, JP (catalogue)

2004    Tango, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, USA

             Krzatanina, BWA Galerie Awangarda, Bwroclaw, PL (catalogue)

2002    Discourski! Arsenal Galerie, Bialystok, PL (catalogue)

             Dialog II, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh, UK

             Art-X-ibit Material, U.B.R. Galerie, Salzburg, A

2000    Ganz Einfach, Kunstverein Schwetzingen, GER (catalogue)

1999    Textil, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, GER (catalogue)

1997    Welcome Back to the Human Race, New Light

            Peninsula Gallery, Eindhoven, NL (catalogue)

1996    In Site, Georgian Arts and Culture Center, Tibilissi, GE

            Mercator Projektionen, Bellevuesaal Galerie, Wiesbaden, GER

1995    Co-Existence, Mizpeh Rammon, Negev Wüste, ISR (catalogue)

1993     My Home is Your Home, The Artists‘ Museum, Lodz, PL

1992    Jestesmy, Zacheta Gallery, Warschau, PL (catalogue)

1990    The Wall, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, USA

1989    The Wall, Blum Helman Gallery, New York, USA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2012    van Adrichem, Jan, Raw Stardast – excursions in contemporary sculpture II,

             Fundament Foundation

            Sofi Zezmer, Portrait, Faust Kultur Magazine, www.faust-kultur.de

2011    Seyfarth, Ludwig, Things are looking back, Object art in the age of smart materials in

           Sofi Żezmer SIGHT SEEING, Monographie, Salon-Verlag, Cologne

           Leij, Machteld, 'Lustwarande'1-Raw' Flirten met het minimalisme'Kunstbeeld, Aug, 2011

           van den Hoven, Gerrit, 'Lustwarande 11...rauw', Brabants Dagblad, Tilburg, 21.05. 2011

           Rasmussen, Naja, Eye-Opener, Katalogessay, Funen Art Museum, Odense, DK

2010   Schilling, Leonie. Sofi Żezmer - The in-formation of the objectArt Al Límite,

            May-June 2010, No. 42

            Zedler, Marc. Remote Control: Sofi Żezmer's Mechanical BugsElectronic Beats,

            March 31, 2010

            Mitsios, Apostolos. Sofi Żezmer loses control at Mike Weiss Gallery,

            Yatzer, March 26, 2010

            Morton, Julia. Now On - Sofi Żezmer: Remote Control (video review),

            City Arts, March 2010

            Sofi Żezmer: Remote Control/Mike Weiss Gallery, New York,            

             Vernissage TV, March 11, 2010

             Hrbacek, Mary. Remote Control at Mike Weiss Gallery

             NY Art Beat, March 8, 2010

             Galperina, Marina. Sofi Żezmer at the Mike Weiss Gallery: Something Plastic This Way

             Thumps, Animal New York, February 22, 2010

2009    Focus Poland, Sofi Żezmer, Flash Art, July-September, 2009

2008    Balke, Florian, Museum Wiesbaden: „Sofi Żezmer- REM-Phase“ Schaumbad der

              Fundstücke, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Feb. 25

              Stephan-Clustin, Anne, Kunststoff zum Kunst-Stoff verwandelt, Landes-museum:

              Sofi Żezmers „REM-Phase“, Wiesbadener Kurier, Feb. 23

               Lamparth, Birgitta, Zwischen Ästhetik und IrritationWiesbadener Tagblatt, Feb. 23

               Lamparth, Birgitta, Wie Perlenschnüre im Luft-Raum, Die bisher größte Arbeit von Sofi

                Żezmer ab heute in der Naspa an der Rheinstraße zu sehen, Wiesbadener Tagblatt,  

                March 25

                Rattemeyer, Volker, catalogue essay, REM-PhaseMuseum Wiesbaden, pp.7-9

                Petzinger, Renate, Bedeutungsverschiebungen im Werk von Sofi Żezmer,

                catalogue essay, REM-Phase, Museum Wiesbaden, pp. 14-55

2007       Anspon, Catherine D., Making his Mark , Art & Antiques, September  

                Clark, E.K., Sofi Żezmer, Vice Versa, New York Arts Magazine, March/April

2006        Neudecker, Sigrid, Quantenkunst, Physik für die Galerie, Die Zeit Wissen Magazin,

                 Nr.2/2006

2005       Maine, Stephen, Sofi Żezmer at Mike Weiss, Art in America, Februar        

                Morgan Robert, C., Sofi Żezmer, Sculpture Magazine, März 

                Reinert, Ulrike, 'Pars-Pro-Toto' - Material als Bedeutungsträger

                 Kunst und Unterricht, Heft 291 

2004        Amy, Michaël, Immaculate Impressions, catalogue essay, Sofi Żezmer

                 Mike Weiss Gallery, New York

2003        Pisano, Hortense, Geschärfter Blick fürs DetailWiesbadener Kurier, Mai 23

                Melten, Birgitta, Das Material wächst am StraßenrandWiesbadener Tagblatt, Mai 26

                Plötner, Sirku, Poetische Bausteine, Frankfurter Rundschau, Mai 28

                Peschke, Marc, Farbenfrohes Endlager, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, Juni 30

                Gruhn, Elke, Doppelte Wahrnehmung, catalogue essay, 

                <Sofi Żezmer l Christiane Löhr>, NKV, Wiesbaden

                 Dr. Bolz, Georg, F., Dualität und Korrespondenz, catalogue essay,

                <Sofi Żezmer l Christiane Löhr>, NKV, Wiesbaden

2002        Baumann, Sabine, Mit einem Bäuchlein dem Betrachter entgegen,         

                  Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, März 18

 

Works in Public Collections

 

AEGON Art Collection, Den Haag, NL

Akzo Nobel Art Foundation, Amsterdam, NL

The Progressive Art Collection, USA

The Solomon Trust Collection, NZ

Artothek, Wiesbaden, GER

Nassauischen Sparkasse Bank, Wiesbaden, GER

Ernst & Young Real Estate GmbH, Frankfurt am Main, GER

Jensen’s Collection, DK

Eileen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation, New York, USA

 

Works in Private Collections

 

In the USA, Germany, the Netherlands, Italy, Poland, France, New Zealand, Japan