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Elmgreen & Dragset

Biography

Elmgreen & Dragset

  • Michael Elmgreen, Born in 1961, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Ingar Dragset, Born in 1969, Trondheim, Norway
    Live and work in Berlin, Germany

    Collaborating since 1995

Selected Solo Exhibitions

  • 2022
    Blue Jeans, Museumsquartier Osnabrück, Osnabrück, Germany
    Useless Bodies?, Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
    Every Moment Counts – AIDS and its Feelings, Henie Onstad Art Center, Høvikodden, Norway
    Art in the Elevator, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
    Stand by Me, Massimo de Carlo Pièce Unique, Paris, France

    2021 
    The Nervous System, Pace Gallery, New York, USA 
    New Tenants, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France 
    Elmgreen & Dragset (14th Robert Jacobsen Prize of the Würth Foundation), Würth Museum 2, Künzelsau, Germany
    Short Story, Copenhagen Contemporary, Copenhagen, Denmark

    2020    
    Elmgreen & Dragset, Pace Gallery, East Hampton, US
    Elmgreen & Dragset: 2020, Espoo Museum of Modern Art (EMMA), Espoo, Finland
    Short Story, Koenig Galerie, St. Agenes (Berlin), Germany

    2019    
    Elmgreen & Dragset: Sculptures, Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, US
    It’s Not What You ThinkBlueproject Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
    Adaptations, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
    Overheated, Massimo de Carlo Gallery, Hong Kong
    City in the Sky, part of Encounters at Art Basel Hong Kong, Hong Kong
              
    2018    
    Elmgreen & Dragset: It’s Never Too Late to Say Sorry, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, US
    To Whom It May Concern, FIAC Hors les Murs, Place Vendôme, Paris, France
    This Is How We Bite Our Tongue, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
    Elmgreen & Dragset, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
    We Are Not Ourselves, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal

    2017    
    A Good Neighbor (curators), 15th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
    Die Zugezogenen, Museum Haus Lange, Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Germany

    2016    
    The Others (curators), König Galerie, Berlin, Germany
    Elmgreen & Dragset present Galerie Perrotin at the Grand Palais, Grand Palais, Paris, France
    Changing Subjects, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, US
    Van Gogh’s Ear, Public Art Fund, Rockefeller Center, New York, US
    Powerless Structures, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel
    The Well Fair, Ullens Centre for Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing, China

    2015    
    Self-Portraits, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK
    Lot, Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
    Aéroport Mille Plateaux, Plateau Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
    Stigma, Massimo de Carlo, Milan, Italy; Massimo de Carlo, London, UK
    Past Tomorrow, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, New York, US

    2014    
    Biography, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway; Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK), Copenhagen, Denmark
    Editions and Ephemera: 1995-2014, Studio Hugo Opdal, Flø, Norway
    The Old World, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Hong Kong

    2013    
    A Space Called Public / Hoffentlich Öffentlich (curators), Munich, Germany
    Tomorrow, Victoria & Albert Museum, London, UK

    2012    
    The Critic, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Harvest, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK
    Omnes Una Manet Nox, Louis Vuitton Maison, London, UK
    Han, Kulturværftet, Helsingør, Denmark
    Change, Hotel Fornebu, Oslo, Norway
    Powerless Structures, Fig. 101, The Fourth Plinth 2012, Trafalgar Square, London, UK
    Happy Days in the Art World, Royal Danish Theatre, Copenhagen, Denmark; Bergen International Festival, Bergen, Norway

    2011    
    The One and the Many, Submarine Wharf, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    It’s Never Too Late to Say Sorry, Sculpture International, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    The Afterlife of the Mysterious Mr. B, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
    Amigos, Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
    Odd Size, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Happy Days in the Art World, Performa 11, New York University Skirball Center for the Performing Arts, New York, US; Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
    Elmgreen & Dragset, Thorvaldsens Museum, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Silent wishes and broken dreams, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich, Germany

    2010    
    Celebrity: The One and the Many, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

    2009               
    The Collectors (curators), Danish and Nordic Pavilions, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
    Drama Queens, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
    Supermodels, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    Trying to Remember What We Once Wanted to Forget, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), León, Spain

    2008    
    Too Late, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK
    Drama Queens, Old Vic Theatre, London, UK
    Home is the Place You Left, Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway
    Gedenkort für die im Nazionalsozialismus verfolgten Homosexuellen, Berlin, Germany

    2007               
    This Is The First Day Of My Life, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
    Ti sto pensando, Villa Manin, Centre for Contemporary Art, Passariano di Codroipo, Italy
    A Change Of Mind, Kunst am Bauzaun, Museion Bozen, Bolzano, Italy

    2006    
    The Welfare Show, Serpentine Gallery, London; The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
    Disgrace, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Miami, US
    Would You Like Your Eggs A Little Different This Morning?, Galleria Massimo De Carlo, Milan, Italy
    The Incidental Self, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

    2005    
    Prada Marfa, Art Production Fund, Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, US
    The Brightness of Shady Lives, Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid, Spain
    End Station, Bohen Foundation, New York, US
    The Welfare Show, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen; Bawag Foundation, Wien, Austria
    Forgotten Baby, Wrong Gallery, New York, US
    Linienstrasse 160, Neue Mitte, Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany
    Open House, Istanbul Pedestrian Exhibitions 2: Tünel - Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey

    2004    
    Intervention 37, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
    Blocking the View, Tate Modern, London, UK
    Moving Energies, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

    2003    
    Short Cut, Fondazione Trussardi, Milan, Italy
    Spaced Out Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
    Paris Diaries, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
    Phone Home, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
    Constructed Catastrophes, CCA, Kitakyushu, Japan
    Please Keep Quiet!, Galleri Nicoli Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Don’t Leave Me This Way, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France

    2002    
    How Are You Today?, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milano, Italy
    Powerless Structures, Fig. 229, CGAC, Santiago de Compostela Museum, A Coruña, Spain; Fundaciò La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
    Suspended Space, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    Please, Keep Quiet, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

    2001    
    Taking Place, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
    Powerless Structures, Fig. 111, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
    Opening Soon, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
    A Room Defined by its Accessibility, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Linienstrasse 160, Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany
    Elmgreen & Dragset, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

    2000    
    Zwischen anderen Ereignissen, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Powerless Structures, Fig. 99, Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

    1999    
    Powerless Structures, Fig. 57-60, The Project, New York, US
    New Works, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

    1998    
    Dug Down Gallery / Powerless Structures, Fig. 45, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland

    1997    
    To Ken Ishii..., Galleri Struts, Oslo, Norway
    Powerless Structures, Gallery Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, Denmark
    12 Hours of White Paint, Galleri Tommy Lund, Odense, Denmark

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2022
    CASH on the Wall, Stiftung Kunstforum Berliner Volksbank, Berlin, Germany
    MARMOR (MARBLE), Kunsten Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark
    Matrix of Gender, Bomuldsfabriken Kunsthall, Arendal, Norway
    HEM (HOME), Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
    Why can’t we live together, Collection Peters-Messer, Marburger Kunstverein, Marburg, Germany
    And Now the Good News, Pera Museum, Istanbul, Turkey
    Politics in Art, MOCAK, Krakow, Poland 
    Homosexuels et lesbiennes dans l'Europe nazie, Metz City Hall, Metz, France

    2021
    At the End of the Rainbow, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark
    Statements, Palazzo della Ragione, Bergamo, Italy
    Tempo! All time of the worldMuseum Sinclair-Haus, Bad Heilbrunn, Germany
    Work It Out, Kunsten Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, Aalborg, Denmark 
    Psychopathia Sexualis, Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Monuments for a gravestone, Art Sonje Center, Seoul, Korea 
    SkultpurOdense21, Hollufgård Skultpurparken, Odense, Denmark
    Wild/Schön, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden, Germany

    2020    
    I Put a Spell On You: Artist Collaborations, SCAD Savanna Museum of Art, Savannah, US
    Walking. Movements North of Bolzano, The Erling Kagge Collection, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
    Wände I Walls, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
    STUDIO BERLIN, organized by the Boros Foundation, Berghain, Berlin, Germany
    Szene Berlin, Hall Art Foundation, Schloss Derneberg, Holle, Germany
    On the Frontline of Contemporary Art: From the Taguchi Art Collection, Shimonoseki Art Museum, Yamaguchi, Japan
    Friendships as a Way of Life, University of New South Wales Art & Design, Sydney, Australia
    OH! MY CITY, Paradise Art City, Incheon, Korea
    New World – The Power of Dreams, Iwaki Art Museum, Iwaki, Japan
    Shapeshifters, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
    Mythologies – The Beginning and End of Civilizations, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
    Animals in Art, ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark

    2019    
    Feelings - Art and Emotion, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
    Art’s Biggest Stage, Clark Institute, Williamson, US
    Sculpture Milwaukee, Milwaukee, US
    Art & Porn, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
    Blickachsen 12, Bad Homburg, Germany
    Political Affairs - Language is not innocent, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
    Hammershøi (curators), Statens Museum fur Kunst (SMK), Copenhagen, Denmark
    A Cool Breeze, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
    La Source, Villa Carmignac, Porquerolles, France
    Tainted Love, Villa Arson, Nice, France

    2018    
    Space, Light and Object, National Gallery of Singapore, Singapore
    Beyond Bliss, Bangkok Art Biennale, Bangkok, Thailand
    Zeitspuren – the power of now, Kunsthaus Biel, Switzerland
    Like Life: Sculpture, Color, and the Body, The Met Breuer, New York, US
    Soziale Fassaden, MMK Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany
    Talk Show Festival, La Panacée MoCo, Montpellier, France
    A Strong Desire, PS120, Berlin, Germany
    Ngorongoro II, Ngorongoro II, Berlin, Germany
    A Good Neighbor, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
    No Place Like Home, Museu Coleca Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal

    2017    
    Commissions from Performa’s Archives, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
    Open at Night - Festival of Lights, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy
    The Garden - End of Times; Beginning of Times (The Present & The Future), ARoS Triennial, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
    The Beguiling Siren is Thy Crest, Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw, Poland
    No Place Like Home, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
    Over the Rainbow, Praz-Delavallade, Los Angeles, US
    Meet Me in Heaven, Schloss Tüssling, Tüßling, Germany
    Rohkunstbau XXIII, Die Schoenheit im Anderens—The Beauty of Difference, Schloss Lieberose, Lieberose, Germany
    Waiting: Between Power and Possibility, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
    Cool, Calm and Collected, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
    JUMP, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark

    2016    
    Protest, Victoria Miro, London, UK
    Animality: Animals and Art, Marian Goodman Gallery, London, UK
    No Man is an Island – The Satanic Verses, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
    Staged! Spectacle and Role Playing in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle München, Munich, Germany
    Fetich: Begærets Objekter, Holsterbro Kunstmuseum, Holstebro, Denmark
    Gartenschau, König Galerie, Berlin, Germany
    ta.bu, Maison Particulière Art Center, Brussels, Belgium
    Roppongi New Space Inaugural Exhibition: MOVED, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    Inside Out, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
    MetaModern, DeVos Art Museum, Marquette, Michigan, US; Palm Springs Museum of Art, Palm Springs, US

    2015    
    Paulin, Paulin, Paulin, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
    What We Call Love, Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin, Ireland
    Little Is Left To Tell (Calvino after Calvino), Blueproject Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
    Poor Art - Rich Legacy. Arte Povera and parallel practices 1968 - 2015, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
    Inspired by Soane: I found this and thought of you…, Sir John Soane’s Museum, London, UK
    Diamonds Always Come In Small Packages, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
    Homosexualität_en, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany
    Globale Digitale, ZKM Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Slip of the Tongue (curated by Danh Vō), Punta Della Dogana, Venice, Italy
    Panorama, High Line Art, New York, US
    Days push off into nights, Spring Workshop, Hong Kong
    Infinite Eternity, Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina
    All the World's a Stage: Works from the Goetz Collection, Fundacion Banco Santander, Madrid, Spain
    No Hablaremos de Picasso, Palacio Municipal Kiosko Alfonso, La Coruña, Spain
    More Konzeption Conception now, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
    MetaModern, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, US; Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, US; Orlando Museum of Art, Orlando, US 

    2014    
    Schamlos? Sexualmoral im Wandel, Zeitgeschichtliches Forum Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
    Status - 24 Contemporary Documents, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Wintherthur, Zürich, Switzerland
    Late Harvest, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, US
    Power Memory People – Memorials of today, KØS, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Man in the Mirror, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
    GOLD, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Miami, US
    Do it Moscow, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
    Côté Intérieur, Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Germany

    2013    
    Happy Birthday Galerie Perrotin / 25 ans, Tripostal, Lille, France
    Mom, am I barbarian?, 13th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
    Status - 24 Contemporary Documents, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
    Forever Young, Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
    For the Time Being, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
    Uno Sguardo Sul Mondo Opere Da Una Collezione Privata, Polignano a Mare, Italy
    Love me Gender, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark

    2012    
    But I’m on the Guestlist Too!, Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool, UK
    Nackte Männer, Leopold Museum, Vienna, Austria
    Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Tokamachi City and Tsunan Town, Tsunan, Japan
    Fremde überall - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus der Sammlung Pomeranz, Jüdisches Museum Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Im Raum des Betrachters - Skulptur der Gegenwart, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
    Im Raum des Betrachters - Treffpunkt Berlin, Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark
    TRACK â A Contemporary City Conversation, S.M.A.K., The Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, Belgium
    You Are Not Alone, Bangkok Art and Culture Centre (BACC), Bangkok, Thailand

    2011    
    Happy Days in the Art World, Performa 11, New York, US
    Street Life and Home Stories, Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
    Open House, 3rd Singapore Biennale, Old Kallang Airport, Singapore
    8 ½, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Florence, Italy
    Portraits, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany

    2010    
    Fourth Plinth Commission, St. Martin-in-the-Fields, London, UK
    Let’s Dance, Musée d’Art Contemporain du Val-de-Marne, France
    The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
    Exhibition, Exhibition, Castello di Rivoli Museum of Contemporary Art, Turin, Italy
    Seconde main, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
    Sexuality and Transcendence, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev, Ukraine
    Mask Games, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
    Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum, Guggenheim Museum, New York, US
    Shelf Life, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel
    Play it Again!, Galerie de Multiples, Paris, France

    2009    
    Where do we go from here? Selections from La Coleccion Jumex, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, US
    Romantische Maschinen, Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany
    The Porn Identity, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
    Public, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Millan, Italy
    Scorpio’s Garden, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
    New Acquisitions, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
    The Making of Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
    Entre’acte: Five Nordic Artists at Kukje Gallery, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

    2008    
    Home is the place you left, Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway
    U-Turn Copenhagen Quadriennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama, Japan
    Reality Check, Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK), Copenhagen, Denmark
    DRESSing the MESSAGE, Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany
    Sammlung / Collection, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, Switzerland
    Peer to Peer (P2P), Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
    The teardrop explodes, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Schwaz, Austria
    Ad Absurdium / Energien des Absurden- von der Klassischen Moderne zur Gegenwart, MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
    Walls in the Street, Muzej Savremene Umetnosti, Belgrade, Serbia
    Other Than Yourself: An Investigation between Inner and Outer Space, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21), Vienna, Austria
    Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary: Sammlung als Aleph, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
    La marge d'erreur, Centre d'art contemporain - la Synagogue de Delme, Delme, France
    S.T.O.R.A.G.E: Ludovica Gioscia, The Agency Gallery, London, UK
    Schöner Bauen - Besser Schauen, Arcjitektur - und Denkbilder, Museum Liner, Appenzell, Switzerland
    All Inclusive: A Tourist World, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany

    2007    
    Skulptur Projekte Münster 07, Münster, Germany
    Mapping the Self, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, US
    Double Vision, Deutsche Bank Gallery, New York, US
    Cuestión Xeracional, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    When We Build Let Us Think We build The Future, BALTIC Centre For Contemporary Art, Gateshead Quays, Gateshead, UK
    Gjensyn & Fremtiden, Vigeland Museum, Oslo, Norway
    Pensa/Piensa/Think, Centre D’art Santa Mònica, Barcelona, Spain
    La cittá che sale, ARCOS, Sannio Contemporary Art Museum, Benevento, Italy
    Made in Germany, Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany
    Silly Adults, Galeri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
    Bodypoliticx, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Rockers Island, Olbricht Collection, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
    Mapas, cosmogonías e pumtos e referencia, 2nd Moscow biennale of contemporary art, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea (CGAC), Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    This Is Not For You, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21), Vienna, Austria
    Absent Without Leave, Victoria Miro, London, UK
    Into Me / Out of Me, Kunst-Werke, Berlin; Museo d'Arte Contemporanea (MACRO), Rome, Italy
    Cross-Border. Fotografie und Videokunst aus dem MUMOK Wien, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
    Un Fair/trade- Die Kunst der Gerchtigkeit, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria

    2006    
    This is not for you: Sculptural Discourses, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21), Vienna, Austria
    All Our Tomorrows, Kunstraum der Universität Lüneburg, Lüneburg, Germany
    Faster! Bigger! Better!, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Protections, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
    Group Therapy, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
    Fever Variations, 6th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
    When the Moon Shines on the Moonshine, The Breeder, Athens, Greece
    Culture Bound / East Wing Collection VII, Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
    Surprise, Surprise, ICA, London, UK
    Into Me / Out of Me, P.S.1, New York, US
    Anstoß Berlin – Kunst macht Welt, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
    Why pictures Now, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria
    Kontracom 06, Contemporary Festival, Salzburg, Germany
    Wrong, Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany
    Broken Surface, Sabine Knust Galerie Maximilian Verlag, Munich, Germany
    Elmgreen & Dragset: The Incidental Self, Taka Ishi Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

    2005    
    Universal Experience, Museum of Contemporary Chicago, Chicago, US
    Monuments for the USA, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US; White Columns, New York, US
    Istanbul Pedestrian Exhibitions 2: Tünel – Karakoy, Istanbul, Turkey
    Kiss the Frog. The Art of Transformation, Nasjonalmuseet for Kunst, Oslo, Norway
    Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany

    2004    
    Modus Operandi, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary (TBA21), Vienna, Austria
    Artists’ Favourites, Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA), London, UK
    Lofoten International Art Festival, Lofoten, Norway
    A arañeira. A colección., Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
    Die Zehn Gebote, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, Germany
    Sammlung Plum, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
    Works and Days, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
    10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
    Reordering Reality, Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, US

    2003    
    Utopia Station, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
    Living Inside The Grid, New Museum, New York, US
    Nation, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
    Happiness, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
    The Living Museum, Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt, Germany
    Skulptur Biennale Münsterland, Münster, Germany
    Spectacular, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany

    2002    
    25th Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Pause, 4th Gwangju Bienniale, Gwangju, Korea
    Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
    Beyond Paradise, National Art Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
    Bienal de Arte de Pontevedra, Pontevedra, Spain
    Exposition Collective, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
    Shopping, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
    Sudden Glory: Sight Gags and Slapstick in Contemporary Art, CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US
    No return. Positionen aus der Sammlung Haubrok, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

    2001    
    Egofugal, 7th International Istanbul Biennal, Istanbul, Turkey
    AUDIT, Casino Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    The End of All things, Galleria Massimo de Carlo, Milano, Italy
    Neue Welt, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
    Hortus Conclusus/Breeze of Air, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
    Inside Space, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, US
    TV Tokyo, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

    2000    
    Borderline Syndrome, Manifesta 3, Ljubljana, Slovenia
    What If..., Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Sporting. Life, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
    Century of Innocence, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
    Leaving The Island, Busan Contemporary Art Festival, Busan, Korea
    Echigo Tsumari Triennial, Echigo Tsumari, Japan

    1999    
    Signs of Life, Melbourne Biennial, Melbourne, Australia
    Extinction des Feux, Art & Public, Geneva Opening, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Germany

    1998    
    Junge Szene, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
    Berlin/Berlin, Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
    Pakkhus, Momentum, Moss, Norway
    Nuit Blanche, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
    Nordic Nomads, White Columns, New York, US
    Warming, The Project, New York, US
    Cool Places, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania

    1997    
    The Louisiana Exhibition, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
    6a Muestra de Performance Internacional, Mexico City, Mexico

    1996    
    Between You and Me, Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark

Selected Projects

  • 2021
    It’s Just a Phase, K.U.K. Kjøpmannsgata Ung. Kunst, Trondheim, Norway 
    Van Gogh’s Ear, K11 Art Mall, Wuhan, China
    Life Rings, Princess Estelle Foundation, Royal Djurgården, Stockholm, Sweden (permanent)
    Livredderen, Commissioned by the Tarnby Kommune, Copenhagen, Denmark (permanent)

    2020
    The HiveCommissioned by Empire State Development in partnership with Public Art Fund for Moynihan Train Hall, New York, US (permanent)
    Pool, No. 8, Commissioned for the Renaissance Project, Gangnam, Seoul, Korea (permanent)
    Van Gogh’s Ear, K11 Musea, Hong Kong


    2018              
    To Whom It May Concern, FIAC Hors les Murs, Place Vendôme, Paris, France
    Forventning, Trondheim, Norway (permanent)
    Van Gogh’s Ear, K11 Art Foundation, Guangzhou, China
     
    2017              
    Dilemma, Ekebergparken, Oslo, Norway (permanent)
     
    2016              
    Van Gogh’s Ear, Public Art Fund, Rockefeller Center, New York, US
     
    2015              
    Magic Mushrooms, Dokk1, Aarhus, Denmark (permanent)
     
    2013              
    The Weight of Oneself, Rives de Saône, Lyon, France (permanent)
     
    2012              
    Powerless Structures, Fig. 101, Fourth Plinth Commission, Trafalgar Square, London, UK (permanently installed at Arken Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Denmark since 2016)
    HAN, Kulturevaerftet, Helsingør, Denmark (permanent)
     
    2008              
    Gedenkort für die im Nationalsozialismus verfolgten Homosexuellen, Berlin, Germany (permanent)

    2007              
    Ti sto pensando, Villa Manin, Centre for Contemporary Art, Passariano, Italy (permanent)
     
    2005              
    Prada Marfa, Art Production Fund / Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, US (permanent)

Selected Public and Private Collections

  • MUMOK (Museum Moderner Kunst), Vienna, Austria
    TBA21 (Thyssen-Bornemiza Art Contemporary), Vienna, Austria
    Museum Hof van Busleyden, Mechelen, Belgium
    Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
    Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar, Belgium
    National Gallery of Canada, Ottowa, Canada
    Kunsthalle Praha, Prague, Czech Republic
    K11 Art Foundation, Hong Kong SAR, China
    Arken Museum, Ishoj, Denmark
    ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
    Dokk1, Aarhus, Denmark
    Kobenhavns Billedkunstudvalg, Copenhagen, Denmark
    KOS- Museum of Art in Public Spaces, Koge, Denmark
    KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art Aalborg, Aalborg, Denmark
    Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
    Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark
    Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhargen, Denmark
    Espoo Museum of Modern Art, Espoo, Finland
    Saastamoinen Foundation, Helsinki, Finland
    Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France
    Fondation Emerige, Paris, France
    Fonds National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC), Paris, France
    European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
    Galerie Orangerie-Reinz, Koln, Germany
    Hamburger Bahnhof Museum fur Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
    KAT_Kunst am Turm, Bad Honnef-Rhöndorf, Germany
    Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
    Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany
    Kunstverein Springhornhof, Neuenkirchen, Germany
    me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany
    Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Museum Morsroich, Leverkusen, Germany
    Pinackothek der Moderne, Munchen, Germany
    Sammlung Boros, Berlin, Germany
    Sammlung Goetz, Munchen, Germany
    Staatliche Kunstsammlung Dresden, Dresden, Germany
    Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
    Stiftung Denkmal, Berlin, Germany
    Sunpride Foundation, Hong Kong
    Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
    The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
    Fondazione Prada, Milan, Italy
    Museion, South Tyrol, Italy
    Fukutake Art Museum Foundation, Naoshima, Japan
    Taguchi Art Collection, Japan
    Hyundai Card, Seoul, Korea
    Aishti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon
    Fundación Jumex Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico City, Mexico
    Sculpture International Rotterdam (SIR), Rotterdam, Netherlands
    Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway
    Ekebergparken Sculpture Park, Oslo, Norway
    Equinor Art Programme, Stavanger, Norway
    Kistefos Museum, Jevnaker, Norway
    Kode Art Museums, Bergen, Norway
    Kunstneriske Forstyrrelser, Norway
    Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Norway
    Park of the School of Agriculture, Norway
    Trodheim Kunstmuseum, Trodheim, Norway
    Anyang Foundation for Culture & Arts, Anyang, South Korea
    Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, South Korea
    Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Caceres, Spain 
    CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea), A Coruña, Spain
    MUSAC (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon), Leon, Spain
    Malmö Art Museum, Malmö, Sweden
    Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
    Nicola Erni Foundation, Zug, Switzerland
    Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland
    Soho House, London, UK
    Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
    Art Production Fund/ Ballroom, New York, US
    Chazen Museum of Art, Madison, US
    Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio, US
    Denver Art Museum, Denver, US
    The Donum Estate, Sonoma, US
    Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, US
    Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, US

Publications

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Selected Press

2021-10-00 PLUS
2021-08-00 Galerie
2020-08-00 Harper's Bazaar
2019-04-08 The Korea Joongang Daily
2019-02-06 THE NEIGHBOR
2018-11-28 Bangkok Post
2018-10-17 The Art Newspaper Daily
2018-10-04 Frieze
2018-09-25 Evening Standard
2018-09-01 Financial Times
2018-09-00 SLEEK
2018-09-00 The Art Newspaper
2018-08-00 HARPERS BAZAAR
Elmgreen & Dragset   pdf PLUS
Creative Industry   pdf Galerie
First-Rate Public Art at the Moynihan Train Hall   pdf The New Yorker
The Moynihan Train Hall’s Glorious Arrival   pdf The New Yorker
elmgreen & dragset inverts a fantastical cityscape within new york's moynihan train hall   pdf designboom
Let There Be Light, and Art, in the Moynihan Train Hall   pdf The New York Times
엘름그린 & 드라그셋: 공공미술, 인간 삶의 본질을 꿰뚫다   pdf Public Art
앨리스의 이상한 도시    pdf Harper's Bazaar
ELMGREEN&DRAGSET Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, USA   pdf Frieze
"There I Belong: Hammershoi by Elmgreen&Dragset"   pdf Artforum
No Fear: Conversation with Elmgreen & Dragset   pdf Sculpture
Examining how urban space and design shape humanity   pdf The Korea Joongang Daily
[주목 전시] 도로 위 교통표지판이 낯설어지는 순간   pdf cnb Journal
세계에서 가장 강력한 듀오. 그들이 세상을 뒤집는 방식   pdf 경향신문
In pictures: hanging ghost ships and upside-down architecture at Art Basel in Hong Kong   pdf The Art Newspaper
미술관에 놓인 교통 표지판, 지금 우리가 서 있는 곳은...   pdf 중앙일보
"사람들이여 길을 잃어라, 그리고 다시 탐색하라"   pdf 중앙일보
갤러리 한가운데 '고속도로' 낸 최강듀오 "항상 의심하라"   pdf 연합뉴스
작가 엘름그린 & 드라그셋 "일상의 재발견, 함께 생각해 볼까요?"   pdf 아주경제
교통표지판·웃통벗은 남성·맥주집...연극무대처럼 각색한 '아트의 수다'   pdf 한국경제
"우리는 사회환경에 너무 순응하며 산다"   pdf 매일경제
이토록 뜨거운 듀오   pdf THE NEIGHBOR
Elmgreen & Dragset’s Queer Bar wins Wallpaper* Design Award   pdf Wallpaper
A Unity of Opposites An Elmgreen and Dragset Interview   pdf Art&Deal
Swimming fools   pdf Bangkok Post
Thoughts From Elmgreen and Dragset That Make You Think Twice About Art And Bangkok   pdf Prestige Online
Don’t step on the starfish. It carries a message   pdf The New York Times
Elmgreen & Dragset, étoiles de mer et mer de bitume   pdf The Art Newspaper Daily
Elmgreen et Dragset, les deux "partners in crime" de l’art contemporain militant   pdf Madame Figaro
Elmgreen & Dragset, l’art de l’irrévérence   pdf Le Monde Magazine
Interview: Behind The Scene   pdf Frieze
Elmgreen & Dragset storm Place Vendôme: "Will humanity disappear to give way to nature?"   pdf Numéro Art
Will Gompertz reviews Elmgreen & Dragset's show at the Whitechapel Gallery    pdf BBC
Elmgreen & Dragset: This is How We Bite Our Tongue, Whitechapel Gallery, review: ceci n'est pas une piscine   pdf The Telegraph
Art review: Chlorine-sharp swim through puzzling decay   pdf The Guardian
Lament for a lost pool   pdf Evening Standard
Elmgreen & Dragset: 'Making art is a headache. Only 2.5% of it is fun'   pdf The Guardian
Rocking the boat―the artists who don't want you to call their work 'art'   pdf The Times
Masculine makeover   pdf Financial Times
Double Trouble   pdf SLEEK
'Art Can Give Us Hope'   pdf The Art Newspaper
아트 인 듀오: SELF PORTRAITS   pdf HARPERS BAZAAR
15th Istanbul Biennial: Various Venues   pdf ARTFORUM
Elmgreen & Dragset: Double visionaries   pdf Wallpaper
베를린에 좋은 이웃이 산다   pdf HEREN