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Oskar Jönsson

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Amalie Jakobsen

Jay Gard

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Luc Fuller

Gether Contemporary

Sophus Gether

Amalie Jakobsen

Jay Gard

Kenneth Alme

Luc Fuller

Luc Fuller

Kødbyen

Flæsketorvet 77 - 79

Birk Bjørlo

Ruth Campau

Vinyl, terror & Horror

Camilla Smidt

Oskar Jönsson

Camilla Smidt

Oskar Jakobsen

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Henrik Olai Kaarstein

Born 1989, Oslo, Norway

Lives and works in Brussels and Oslo

 

 

Education:

 

2010 - 2015

Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste Staedelschule, Frankfurt

 

2009 - 2010

Art studies at Nordland College of Art and Film, Kabelvaag

 

 

Solo Exhibitions:

 

2017

“No Need for Good Luck” Gether Contemporary, Copenhagen

“New Promises”, C-o-m-p-o-s-i-t-e, Brussels

 

2016

 “Well-received Lies”, T293, Rome

 

2015

“This has Nothing to do With This or Same as it Never was”, Warm Sao Paulo

 

2014

“Pride”, Catherine Bastide, Brussels

“Aftershape 2 “, Il Crepaccio, Milan

“Warm Embraces”, Tidens Krav, Oslo

 

2013

“Mothers”, T293, Naples

“Isn’t”, Welcome Screen, London

“Charmless”, ReMap 4, Athens, presented by T293

 

2012

“Turning and Returning”, T293, Rome

 

 

Group Exhibitions:

 

2019

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art (Upcoming)

 

2017

Kristiansand Kunsthall, Kristiansand, (upcoming, November)

Island / Christian Torp, (upcoming, October)

Chart Art Fair (with Gether Contemporary), Copenhagen, (upcoming, September 1 - September 3)

“Summer Show” Carl Kostyal, Stockholm

“If you Don’t Like Art, Goodbye, Fuck Off, Go Home”, Nordic Contemporary Art Collection (NoCo), Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium (May 6 - October 1)

“Painting or Not”, KaviarFactory, Henningsvær (May 1 - August 13)

 

2016

“Beloved in the Landscape”, New Bretagne / Belle Air, Essen

“En kollektiv psykogeografisk guide til Oslo”, Tegnebienallen 2016, Oslo

“... ma l’amor mio non muore. Opere della Collezione Alloggia”, Casa museo Ivan Bruschi, Arezzo

“T293-in-residence”, Via Gabba 1, Milan

“NN-A NN-A NN-A (2)”, Stavanger Art Museum

“The World is Made of Stories”, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo

 

2015

“Parked Like Serious Oysters”, Staedelschule Graduation Show, Museum fur Moderne Kunst 3/Zollamt

“F R I E N D S”, Evelyn Yard, London

 

Frieze New York (with T293)

“Karmic Thermal”, Ideal Uh-huh, Berlin

“Outdoor I”, Warm Sao Paulo, video screening programme

“NN-A NN-A NN-A”, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo

 

2014

“The Go-Between”, Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples

“De Generation of Painting”, Fondazione 107, Turin

“The Tentant”, VI, VII, Oslo

“Nuit Americaine Day-For-Night”, Office Baroque at Entrepots Gerard Koninckx Freres, Brussels

NADA New York (with Anat Ebgi)

“Do not Disturb (At the invitation of Elmgreen & Dragset)”, Gerhardsen Gerner, Oslo

”Touched (2)”, apt 302, Marseilles

 

2013

“Snakes in the Grass”, Clarence Mews at 10 Northington Street/Laura Bartlett Project Space, London

“Touched”, Art Metropole, Toronto

“Mild Mania”, 68 Square Meters Art Space, Copenhagen

“Influence”, 1m3, Lausanne

“Merry Company” duo-show with Buck Ellison, Galerie Wilma Tolksdorf, Frankfurt

“Wassup Painters”, Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles

“After School Special: Følsomme Gutter 3”, Landmark, Bergen Kunsthall

 

2012

Art Basel Miami Beach (with D’amelio)

“Pour ce laine” Leonhardi Kulturprojekte e.V., Frankfurt

“Heather”, busysleep.com

FIAC (with T293), Paris

“Idea is the Object”, D’Amelio, New York

 

2011

“Hard Glance //Soft Rock” Kuk & Parfyme zine # 2 Exhibtion, Holodeck, Oslo

“Deep Sea Adventure”, Some Apartment , London

“Projectile Weapons” duo-show with Thomas Grødal, NICC project space, Antwerpen

 

 

Publications:

 

“Let’s Take a Stand That Stands for a While”, selected poems by Henrik Olai Kaarstein, edited by Bonny Poon (upcoming)

“The Go-Between”, Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Exhition Catalouge

“NA-A NA-A NA-A” at Astrup Fearnley Museum, Exhibiton Catalouge

Short story, “Let’s Take a Stand That Stands for a While”, in “Tales from the Crypt”, Staedelschule Pure Fiction publication

Photoseries in AAA Magazine issue #1

Poster in Trusu Fanzine

 

 

Press:

 

Bruzz Magazine, issue 1558, 14.02.2017 “Henrik Olai Kaarstein: Sweet flesh, hard pit”, interview by Kurt Snoekx

Wheresart.eu, 10.05.16 ”Henrik Olai Kaarstein’s “Well received lies” at T293 – interview”, by Fanny Nina Borel

Kunstforum issue #3 2015, Workspace: Pictures from Henrik Olai Kaarstein’s Studio at Staedelschule”, by Are Blytt

Artandeducation.net, “Yearbook: Stadelschule Rundgang”

Kunstforum.as 13.03.2015, “Abstraksjon med intensjon”, by Jeanette Ulrikke Lund

Kunstkritikk.no 13.02.15, “Abstraksjon som bestilt”, by Stian Gabrielsen

Dust Magazine Online 07.12.13, by Domenico de Chirico

http://atpdiary.com 03.12.13, “Interview with Henrik Olai Kaarstein”, by Matteo Mottin

Artreview.com 16.09.13, “ReMap4”, by Kimberly Bradley

Frankfurter Allgeme Zeitung 02.07.13, “Garnelen, Lachs und eine Menge Staub”. review of “Merry Company”, by Christoph Schutte

New York Times 3.08.12, Roberta Smith Art Review of “Idea is the Object” at D’Amelio Gallery

Flash Art July August September 2012, Inchiesta/the best off...:”Turning and Returning” at T293 recommended by curator Marianna Vecellio

Artforum.com 18.06.12, Critics’ Picks, by Pier Paolo Pancotto

Kunstkritikk.no 13.06.08, review of “Exhibition Without a Name”, by Bjørn Hatterud

 

 

Collections:

 

Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo

NOCO Nordic Contemporary Art Collection

Kistefos Art Museum, Norway