Christian Holstad

Christian Holstad

Lives and works in New York
Born 1972, Anaheim, California
Education: BFA 1994 Kansas City Art Institute
Residency: John Michael Kohler Arts Program 2000

Solo Exhibitions

2017

  • New Positions, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

2016

  • red, yellow, lime, pink, lavender, green, scarlet, lavender, scarlet, green, lavender, The Magazine Sessions 2016, Serpentine Gallery, London (With Scoli Acosta, Burke & Pryde, Ceramica Gatti, Marc Hundley, Erin Ellen Kelly, Gabriele Levi, Martin Maugeais, Alison O’Daniel, Tara Jane O’Neil, Micki Pellerano)
  • Be Clear With Your Intent, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne
  • Toothpick, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan

2014

  • Corrections, Victoria Miro Gallery, London

2013

  • The Book of h/Ours, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

2011

  • You Will Find Me if You Want Me in the Garden unless It’s Pouring Down With Rain, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan

2010

  • The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne

2009

  • The World’s Gone Beautiful, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
  • I Confess (catalog), curated by Milovan Farronato, Galleria Civica di Modena, Italy
  • American Standard, Victoria Miro Gallery, London

2008

  • I Know Why the Birdcage Sings, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York

2007

  • Christian Holstad, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan

2006

  • Containers on the Beach, Art Basel Miami Beach: Art Positions, Miami
  • The Terms of Endearment (catalog), curated by Bonnie Clearwater, Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami
  • Love Means Never Having to Say You’re Sorry, Leather Beach (Formerly Prince Deli), Daniel Reich Gallery, New York

2005

  • The Area Known As The Grassy Knoll, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan
  • Beautiful Lies You Could Live in, Victoria Miro Gallery, London

2004

  • American Express, Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo
  • Moving Towards the Light, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
  • Gaeity; Discovering the Lost Art (in Absentia), curated by Beatrix Ruf, Kunsthalle Zurich
  • A Dark Room in Which to Stagger Sorrow, Whitney Biennial, New York
  • Innocent Killers, Project Room, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens

2003

  • Sonnenaufgang (sunset), Daniel Schmidt Gallery, Cologne
  • Sonnenaufgang (sunrise), Aurel Scheibler Gallery, Cologne
  • The Birth of Princess Middlefinger, Prague Biennial, Prague
  • The Housekeepers, Daniel Reich Gallery, The Scope Art NY‘03, Dylan Hotel, New York

2002

  • Life is a Gift, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
  • The Self Esteem Salon: The Baptism Series, (with Chris Verene), Deitch Projects, New York and Faye Gold Gallery, Atlanta
  • Gentle Heights presents Christian Holstad’s Sand Day (in Absentia): A Show of Artifacts, Absentia Art Gallery, Brooklyn

1997

  • How Art Thou, Chorus Gallery, Minneapolis
  • Home Shopping Channel, for Chivas Clem’s Fifth International, New York

Group Exhibitions

2017

  • I Plan to Stay a Believer, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  • Si Sedes Non Is, curated by Milovan Farronato, The Breeder, Athens

2016

  • December (playback 2), Misako & Rosen, Tokyo
  • Fields of War, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, London
  • Protest, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
  • On Empathy, organized with Miciah Hussey, Bridget Donahue, New York
  • Prediction, curated by Milovan Farronato, Mendes Wood DM, São Paolo
  • Chromaphobia | Chromaphilia, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City
  • Terra Provocata, Fondazione del Monte and Museo Civico Medievale, Bologna, Italy

2015

  • Soft Core, Invisible-Exports, New York
  • Pontos Colaterais, Coleção de Arte Contemporânea Arquipélago, uma seleção (Colateral Points, Contemporary Art Collection Arquipélago, a selection), Arquipélago – Centro de Artes Contemporêaneas, Azores
  • From The Ruins…, curated by Jane Ursula Harris, 601 Artspace, New York

2014

  • Boundary Waters, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne
  • Aquatopia, Tate St Ives, St Ives

2013

  • One day the day will come when the day will not come, curated by Milovan Farronato, FUTURA, Prague, Czech Republic
  • Hangzhou Triennial of Fiber Art, Zhejiang Art Museum and the China National Silk Museum, Hangzhou, China
  • Ecce Homo, Pavel Zoubok Gallery, New York
  • Aquatopia, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
  • Paper, Saatchi Gallery, London

2012

  • Graphite, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis
  • Coming After, curated by Jon Davies, The Power Plant, Toronto
  • Portraits: Cabinet de Curiosités, Galerie Bertrand & Gruner, Geneva

2011

  • The Listening Party, for Volcano Extravaganza, curated by Milovan Farronato, Fiorucci Art Trust, Stromboli, Italy
  • Charity Group Exhibition for East Northern Japan, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery, Tokyo
  • The Air We Breathe, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art
  • Kompass Zeichnungen aus dem Museum of Modern Art New York, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
  • Aftermath, curated by Simon Castets, Taka Ishii, Kyoto

2010

  • Eraserhead, Fruehsorge Contemporary Drawings__, Berlin
  • Rive Gauche/Rive Droite, Marc Jancou Contemporary, Paris
  • SummerCamp II: Head Shop, curated by Billy Miller, Exile, Berlin
  • Boy, Oh Boy!, Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
  • Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London
  • Christmas In July, curated by Simon Castets, Yvon Lambert Gallery, New York
  • Kunstkonsum Schwerenot, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne
  • Held Up By Columns, Renwick Gallery, New York
  • So Be It: Interventions in Printed Matter, Andrew Roth Gallery, New York
  • Chicken Shit Bingo, MiArt, Milan
  • Permanent Trouble - Kunst aus der Sammlung Kopp, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany

2009

  • Collection: MOCA’S First 30 Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  • The Power of Paper, Saatchi Gallery, London
  • The Shape of Things to Come: New Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London
  • Compilation IV, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf
  • Zur Sache (opening exhibition), Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne
  • Light Chamber (Part 2), X-Initiative Foundation, New York
  • Second Hand, curated by Jasper Sharp, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
  • Compass in Hand: Selections from The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, MoMA, New York

2008

  • READER, Galerie Today at ARTIS Den Bosch, ’s-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
  • Collage: The Unmonumental Picture (inaugural exhibition) (catalog), curated by Richard Flood, New Museum, New York
  • (i-mûrj·d), Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami
  • Time Crevasse, Yokohama Triennale 3, Yokohama-shi, Kanagawa-ken
  • Inaugural exhibition, Hiromi Yoshii Gallery (second space), Tokyo
  • Art & Entrepeneurship, Credit Suisse, Chelsea Art Museum, New York
  • The Dark Fair, Swiss Institute, New York
  • The Otherside, curated by Billy Miller, The 58 Gallery, New Jersey
  • Yours, Mine and Ours, University Gallery, Gallery of Essex, Colchester

2007

  • BloodBath & Beyond (with Ryan Schaefer and Claude Wampler), Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo
  • The Male Gaze, The PowerHouse Arena, New York
  • Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon (catalog), curated by Stéphanie Moisdon and Hans Ulrich Obrist, Lyon various locations
  • Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art, Moscow
  • Fit to Print, Gagosian Gallery Madison Avenue, New York

2006

  • Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum, University of North Carolina at Greensboro
  • Thank You for the Music, curated by Johannes Fricke Waldthausen, Sprüth Magers Lee, London
  • Uncertain States of America, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York; Serpentine Gallery, London; Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykyavík, Iceland; Herning Art Museum, Herning, Denmark: CCA Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland; Le Musée de Sérignan, Sérignan, France; Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Hungary; Songzhuan Art Center, Beijing, China
  • Panic Room – Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, curated by Jeffrey Deitch and Cathy Grayson, Deste Foundation, Athens
  • Clarissa Dalrymple’s Exhibition of Young Artists to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, Bortolami Dayan Gallery, New York
  • Making The Band, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
  • Which Reality, Saatchi Gallery, London

2005

  • Uncertain States of America, curated by Daniel Birnbaum, Gunnar B. Kvaran, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo
  • Performa 05: First Biennal of New Visual Art Performance in New York City, New York
  • Thank You for the Music, curated by Johannes Fricke Waldthausen, Sprüth Magers Lee, Münich
  • Greater New York, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
  • Looking At Words, The Formal Use of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
  • Hanging By a Thread, The Moore Space, Miami

2004

  • Incantations, Metro Pictures, New York
  • The New Gothic: Art for the Tortured Soul (with Olaf Breuning, Steven Klein, Pierre Molinier, Ewoud Van Rijn, Markus Selg, and Floria Sigismondi), Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, Sweden
  • Formalismus. Moderne Kunst, heute, curated by Yilmaz Dziewior, Kunstverein, Hamburg
  • Happy Days are Here Again, curated by Andre Schlechtriem, David Zwirner, New York
  • Domestic Porn, Foksal Foundation Gallery, Warsaw
  • Le Cabinet des Collages, D’Amelio Terras, New York
  • California Earthquakes, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
  • Socle du Monde, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark
  • Anima/Botanica, Branch New York, New York
  • 04. Preview Collection, Hiromi Yoshii, Tokyo

2003

  • Today’s Man, John Connelly Presents, New York
  • Regarding Amy, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
  • Now Playing, D’Amelio Terras, New York
  • The Birdman Returns, curated by Daniel Reich, D’Amelio Terras, New York
  • Group Show, curated by Clarissa Dalrymple, Grant Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles
  • My People Were Fair and Had Cum in their Hair (but Now They’re Content to Spray Stars from your Boughs), curated by Bob Nickas, Team Gallery, New York
  • Surreal Estate, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
  • Group Show, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan
  • Brewster 2003, Brewster, New York
  • Karaoke Death Machine, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
  • Branch New York: First Biennial Group Show - Anima/Botanica, Branch Gallery, New York
  • Costume and set collaboration with Claude Wampler: Stable (Stupidity Project Part 10), P.S. 122, New York
  • Really, curated by Barbara Hunt, Artist’s Space, New York
  • Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition: Welcome Home, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

2002

  • Bathroom Group Show, Daniel Reich Gallery, New York
  • Two For the Road, with Delia R. Gonzalez + Gavin R. Russom, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
  • It’s a Wild Party and We’re Having a Great Time, Paul Morris Gallery, New York

2001

  • Coat Check (with Claude Wampler), Contact Studios, Brooklyn
  • Zeek Sheck Collaboration, Knitting Factory, New York

2000

  • Gentle Heights, Manhattan Public Access Television, New York
  • The Self Esteem Salon, for Cherie Nevers, Whitney Biennial, New York
  • M.I.M.E.: History Part One, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
  • Slide Show, John Michael Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

1999

  • The Car Show, Reported Injuries Art Space, Brooklyn

1998

  • Fleshy Juggler (collaboration with Scoli Acosta and Hall of Fame), Brownies, New York
  • Rejoice (collaboration with Scoli Acosta), Rubulad - The Strip Show, Brooklyn
  • ¡Gringo!, La Panderia, Mexico City

1997

  • New York Society of Fondness and Appreciation, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
  • Fancy Pantz School of Dance, Collaboration with Alex Bag and Tom Borgese, Gramercy Art Fair, New York
  • The Lucky Breeders Barbershop Quartet, The Cooler, New York
  • Current – A Human Buffet (collaboration with Scoli Acosta), Here Arts Gallery, New York
  • Cult of Claude, Here Arts Gallery, New York

1996

  • Sauna Hut Available, Chorus Gallery, Minneapolis

1995

  • Midwest Bound, Chorus Gallery, Minneapolis