Bjarne Melgaard

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTION

Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Museum het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands.
The Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway.
The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
Marta Herford, Herford, Germany.
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA.
FRAC – Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France.
Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg, France.
KOD, Bergen, Norway.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

Bjarne Melgaard. Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland.

2018

Bjarne Melgaard – Regionalt norsk maleri, Nanna og Frigg microdoserer og en ny roman. Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway.
Bjarne Melgaard – New Novel Paintings. Contemporary Fine Arts (CFA), Berlin, Germany.

2017

Bjarne Melgaard – A Drawing Show. Contemporary Fine Arts (CFA), Berlin, Germany.

2016

Bjarne Melgaard : Right Here Right Now. Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.

2015

Bjarne Melgaard – Daddies Like You Don’t Grow On Palm Trees. Sammlung Friedrichshof, Zurndorf, Austria.
The Casual Pleasure of Disappointment. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France.
Munch and Melgaard: The end of it all has already happened. Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway.

2014

Bjarne Melgaard: Selected Works From The Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art. Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway.
Bjarne Melgaard, Studio Hugo Opdal (in collaboration with Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo). Flø, Norway.

2013

Bjarne Melgaard in the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum. Oslo, Norway.
Bjarne Melgaard: Ignorant Transparencies, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise. New York, USA.
Bjarne Melgaard New Drawings and Prints, Fineart. Oslo, Norway.
Gavin Brown’s enterprise. New York, USA.
Frieze New York (Gavin Brown’s enterprise). New York, USA.

2012

A New Novel by Bjarne Melgaard. Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, USA.
Bjarne Melgaard: A house to die in. Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA), London, UK.
Bjarne Melgaard: No More Chinotto Forever, Again… Karma, New York, USA.
Bjarne Melgaard. GaleriArtist, Istanbul, Turkey.

2011

Bjarne Melgaard: The Night Within Us. Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany.
Bjarne Melgaard: The Sadistic Skater, Part II. Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
Bjarne Melgaard: The Sadistic Skater, Part I. Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.

2010

Bjarne Melgaard: Inside Patricia. Patricia Low Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland.
Neon Angel. Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
Bjarne Melgaard. Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo, Norway.
Bjarne Melgaard. Greene Naftali, New York City, USA.
Jealous. KODE, Bergen, Norway.
Bjarne Melgaard: Jealous, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway.

2008

Bjarne Melgaard: “Chickenhawk”. Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria.
Bjarne Melgaard: A Kindwhore in Manhatten – A Novel. Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany.
Bjarne Melgaard. Greene Naftali, New York, USA.

2007

Bjarne Melgaard. Galería SENDA, Barcelona, Spain.
Bjarne Melgaard. Galeria SENDA-espai 2NOU2, Barcelona, Spain.
Bjarne Melgaard: Mommy´s Boy & Daddy´s Girl. Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland.
The glamour chase. Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Bjarne Melgaard. Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.

2006

Bjarne Melgaard. Koenig & Clinton, New York, USA.
Bjarne Melgaard. Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg, Norway.
Bjarne Melgaard. Les super.Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany.
Bjarne Melgaard: MINIPIGS IN SPACE. Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria.

2005

Not A Painting Show. Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
Bjarne Melgaard: Life is a lonely buffalo. BORCH Gallery, Berlin, Germany.
Bjarne Melgaard. Crone Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
Fin de Copenhague. Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2004

Bjarne Melgaard. Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.

2003

Skam. Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway.
Bjarne Melgaard: Past Tense. Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.

2002

Bjarne Melgaards: Beginning. Galerie Buchholz – Köln, Cologne, Germany.
Bjarne Melgaard. Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Bjarne Melgaard: Interface to God. Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany.

2000

Bjarne Melgaard. Nils Stærk Contemporary Art. Copenhagen, Denmark.

1998

Bjarne Melgaard: Norwegian Gothic and One Fruitbat. ARNDT, Berlin, Germany.

1997

Bjarne Melgaard: free from content. Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Bjarne Melgaard. Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium.

1993

Bjarne Melgaard. Ynglingagatan 1, Stockholm, Sweden.

Born in 1967, Sydney, Australia. Raised in Oslo, Norway.
Lives and works in New York.

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019

The Collection (1) | Highlights for a Future. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent, Belgium.
Der Duft der Bilder, Werke der colección olorVISUAL. Barcelona. Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst, Germany.
Van Horn Presents Fuck Your Fear. VAN HORN, Dusseldorf, Germany.

2018

Foundation for Contemporary Arts 2018 Benefit Exhibition. Gladstone Gallery – New York, New York, USA.
Young Collections 05. Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany.
Charivari. Pamelekerk, Oudenaarde, Belgium.
Impulse Control. Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles, USA.
Summerutstillere 2018. Sandefjord Kunstforening, Sandefjord, Norway.
Mature Themes. Foxy Production, New York, USA.
Sverre Bjertnes & Bjarne Melgaard – Den borgerlige byrde. Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo, Norway.

2017

Body. Galerie Reinhard Hauff, Stuttgart, Germany.
Homeward Bound. Nicodim Gallery – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA.
Recent Acquisitions. Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Like – Group Show. Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva, Switzerland.
Hope and Hazard: A Comedy of Eros. Hall Art Foundation, Reading, USA.
If You Don’t Like Art, Goodbye, Fuck Off, Go Home… Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway.
Various artists from the Gagliardi collection. GAGLIARDI E DOMKE, Turin, Italy.

2016

Painters´ Painters. The Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom.
Don’t Look Back. Contemporary Fine Arts (CFA), Berlin, Germany.
Expanding Frontiers. Fondation Hippocrène, Paris, France.
Passion. Fan-Verhalten und Kunst. Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany.
Golden Eggs. Team Gallery, New York City, USA.

2015

Passion. Kunsthaus Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany.
The World is Made of Stories. Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway.
The Avant-Garde Won’T Give Up: Cobra And Its Legacy. Blum & Poe – Los Angeles, Los Angeles, USA.
Rum, Sodomy, and the Lash. Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany.
Passion – Fan behavior and art. Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.
Viewer Discretion… Children Of Bataille. Stux Gallery, New York City, USA.
A Modest Proposal for Radical Bourgeoisie. De Hallen, Haarlem, Netherlands.
Melgaard + Munch. Munch Museum, Oslo, Norway.
A man walks into a bar. . . me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin, Germany.

2014

Early Man. The Hole NYC, New York, USA.
Amerika. David Castillo Gallery, Miami, USA.
Pop Sculpture – Pop Culture. Leila Heller Gallery – New York, New York, USA.
Transgression. Philara – Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst, Dusseldorf, Germany.
9 Artists. List Visual Arts Center (LVAC), Cambridge, USA.
The Drawing Room. Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden.
Siehe was dich sieht – Franz Graf (group show). 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria.

2013

Empire State. New York Art Now. Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Paris, Paris, France.
KODE Samtid. KODE, Bergen, Norway.
Middle Gate Geel ’13. Cultuurcentrum de Werft, Geel, Belgium.
Munch By Others. Haugar Vestfold Kunstmuseum, Tønsberg, Norway.
Glory Hole. LLS 387, Antwerp, Belgium.
An Artist Collecting Art. Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway.
20 Horse Years. The Horse Hospital, London, United Kingdom.

2012

Moment – Ynglingagatan 1. Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Gult. Kristinehamns Konstmuseum, Kristinehamn, Sweden.
The End of Everything/A New Beginning. LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Context Message. Zach Feuer Gallery, New York City, USA.
Drawings: Group Show. Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
Climate Confusion Assistance Tegning/innstallasjon. Galleri K, Oslo, Norway.
Laying the ghost. Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo, Norway.
Face/OFF. Galerie Gebr. Lehmann – Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
The Poster Show. Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin, Germany.

2011

The New Disorder. Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens, Greece.
Grisaille. Luxembourg & Dayan – New York, New York, USA.
Wordperfect 2.0. NoPlace, Oslo, Norway.
Absolute Installation. The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
LITOS GRAFERA, Kunst Centret Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, Denmark.

2010

Group show. Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
The 5th Anniversary Exhibition. Patricia Low Contemporary, Geneva, Switzerland.
Originalfunktional. Kunstverein Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria.
SWEAT. Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland.
Forced Exposure. Team Gallery, New York City, USA.
Super Normal. de Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Group Show. Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden.
Riders. Galerie Polad-Hardouin, Paris, France.

2009

Amor Fati. Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany.
DAMASCUS. Rod Bianco Gallery, Oslo, Norway.
Trust Me. Martin van Zomeren, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Latte in Watte. Galleri Riis – Oslo, Oslo, Norway.
Kunstnerboken. Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway.
The Bichon Frisé in Art. Art Since the Summer of ’69, New York City, USA.
At Home He Is A Tourist. The Breeder, Athens, Greece.
Holy Destruction. Galerie Polad-Hardouin, Paris, France.
LYST. Overgaden – Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen, Denmark.
HELLWACH GEGENWÄRTIG. Marta Herford, Herford, Germany.
Twilight Zone- Art hits design. Kunstraum Niederösterreich, Vienna, Austria.
Tracking traces. Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland.
Jon Doblougs Samling. Lillehammer Art Museum, Lillehammer, Norway.

2008

Works on Paper. Greene Naftali, New York City, USA
COBRA TO CONTEMPORARY. Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany.
FAXINATION. Loyal, Stockholm, Sweden.
Works on Paper / La Maison Jaune. Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad, Switzerland.
Jekyll Island. Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, USA.
Painting Now and Forever Part II. Greene Naftali, New York City, USA.
that’s the way it is. Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany.
Hardcore. Sørlandets Art Museum, Kristiansand, Norway.
Accrochage. Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2007

Once upon a time… Today! Zonca & Zonca, Milan, Italy.
Off the Wall. Rental Gallery, New York, USA.
25 Jahre GALERIE CRONE. Crone Berlin, Berlin, Germany.
Vanaf nu!..LLS. 387, Antwerp, Belgium.
ROCK ’N’ ROLL Vol I. Sørlandets Art Museum, Kristiansand, Norway.
Private. Living with Contemporary Art. Galleri F15, Moss, Norway.
Oh My God! Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway.
Beneath the Underdog. Gagosian Gallery, New Yor, USA.
Die Kunst zu Sammeln. Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany.
Die Geschichte wiederholt sich nicht! Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany.
“Daydreams and Nightmares”. Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway.
too near, too far. Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, Netherlands.

2006

Marie-Louise Ekman/Bjarne Melgaard. Malmö konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden.
Ein Teller Elend. Galerie Emanuel Layr – Vienna, Vienna, Austria.
Reflections. Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.
After much. Pollock Fine Art, London, United Kingdom.
Rattus Norvegicus. Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany.
Sammlung Dahlmann. Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany.
Saudades. Crac Alsace, Altkirch, France.
Saudades. Museum het Domein, Sittard, Netherlands.
Helter/Helter. Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France.
Die Jugend von heute. Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
Arquivar Tormentas. Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain.
Antisocial. FRAC – Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand, France.

2005

Rom for Rom/Room for Room. Sørlandets Art Museum, Kristiansand, Norway.
With us against reality, or against us! Gallery S.E.Bergen, Norway
Goetz Meets Falckenberg. Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany.
Meilenstein. Kunstverein Harburger Bahnhof, Hamburg, Germany.
Munch Revisited. Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden, Norway.

2004

Diaries and Dreams. Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim, Germany.
Querschnitt – Selezione Trasversale. GAGLIARDI E DOMKE, Turin, Italy.
The Black Album. Antonio Colombo Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy.
Scream. The Moore Space, Miami, USA.
Secrets of the ‘90s’. Museum Arnhem, Arnhem, Netherlands.
Playlist. Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.

2003

Expressive Nordic Painting. Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Tra Est e Ovest. GAGLIARDI E DOMKE, Turin, Italy.
Ram Lounge. The Ship, London, United Kingdom.
Accrochage. Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Delvoye, Kvium, Lemmerz, Melgaard, Quinn. Faurschou Foundation, Copenhagen, Denmark. Moderna Museet c/o. Baltic Art Center, Visby, Sweden.
Tirol Transfer. Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna, Austria.
M_ARS – Art and War. Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria.

2002

Extension – Works from the Collection. Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden.
Things to see. Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium.
Hommage an Rudolf Schwarzkogler. Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria.

2001

New Heimat. Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt,Germany.
The Exquisite Day Project. Winkleman Gallery, New York, USA.
Carnegie Art Award 2000. Kópavogur Art Museum – Gerðarsafn, Kópavogur, Iceland.

2000

Carnegie Art Award 2000. Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden, Norway.
Organising Freedom – Nordic art in the 90s. Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Zeitwenden. Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (MUMOK), Vienna, Austria.
Organising freedom – nordic art of the 90’s. Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.

1999

Zeitwenden – Rückblick und Ausblick. Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany.
The Edstrand Foundation Art Prize 1999. Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden.
An Exhibition of Drawings. Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium.
Vit natt. Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg, Sweden.

1998

Come Closer. Ludwig Museum – Museum of Contemporary Art – Budapest, Budapest, Hungary.
Come Closer. Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Five Years Together. Galerie Annette de Keyser, Antwerp, Belgium.
Resolutions. ARNDT, Berlin, Germany.

1994

Vilnius / Oslo. The Young Artists Society – Unge Kunstneres Samfund (UKS), Oslo, Norway.