Vincent Szarek

b. 1973 in Westerly, Rhode Island
Lives and works in Los Angeles, California

 

 

EDUCATION

1995           BFA Rhode Island School of Design

 

SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2016  The Hollow Earth Theory, Galerie Lange + Pult, Zurich, Switzerland

          Coca Cola Cowboy, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2015   Like A Rock, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA

2014   Old and New, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

           Vincent Szarek, Galerie Clemens Gunzer, Zurich, Switzerland

2013   CNP, Los Angeles, California

2012   Divine Felony, V1 Copenhagen, Denmark

          Olivier Mosset, Vincent Szarek , Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2011   Hi-Fi Chassis, Leo Koenig, Inc. Projekte, New York City

          The Essential Collection, Zurich, Switzerland

2009   Gold, Oil, Corn, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany

          Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

2007   Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany

2006   Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

           Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany

           Almine Rech, Paris, France

           Mario Diacono at Ars Libri, Boston, Massachusetts

2005   Vincent Szarek / Michael Zahn, ZKMax, Munich, Germany

2004   Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City

           Old Glory,  Fusebox, Washington, D.C.

2003   PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City

           Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

2002   Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City

           Kink,  Fusebox, Washington, D.C.

2001   Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City

2000   Vincent Szarek / Michael Zahn, CAIS Gallery, Seoul, Korea

1999   Vincent Szarek / Sebastiaan Bremer, Gallery: untitled, Dallas, Texas

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016    Tech-né-Color, Sandra Gering Inc., New York, NY

2015    10 Year Anniversary, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA and Palm Beach, FL

2014    Inaugural Exhibition, Gavlak, Los Angeles, CA

2013   Beer, curated by Drew Heitzler, Green Gallery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

          White House, curated by Vincent Szarek, Galerie Clemens Gunzer, Zurich, Switzerland

          Painting in Place, curated by Shamim M. Momin, LAND, Los Angeles, California

2012   Pop Up,  Galerie de Multiples, Paris, France

           Tonight We Won't Be Bored, V1, Copenhagen, Denmark

           Hell Raisers, Lange + Pult, Zurich, Switzerland

           Doppelgangster Arena 1, curated by Allen Tombello, Los Angeles, California

           Hell Raisers 2, Galerie Les Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France

           Death Can Dance, TOWNHOUSE, Zurich, Switzerland

           Take Off Your Silver Spurs And Help Me Pass The Time, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

           Art & Stars & Cars, curated by Renate Wiehager, Mercedes-Benz Museum, Stuttgart, Germany

2011   Hirschfaktor, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany

           Make Skateboards, organized by Scott Ogden and Jonathan Lavoie, I-20 Gallery, New York City

           Opera Seria, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

           Olivier Mosset, Jeffrey Schad, and Vincent Szarek, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, California

           The Artist as Collector: Olivier Mosset, MoCA Tucson, Arizona

2010   Geometria en el siglo XX en la Daimler Art Collection, curated by Renate Wiehager, Malba

           Fundacion Costantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina

           Endless Bummer,  curated by Drew Heitzler, Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, California

           The Brucennial,  curated by Vito Schnabel and The Bruce High Quality Foundation, New York City

           Cars: Warhol, Fleury, Longo, Szarek,  The Albertina Museum, Vienna, Austria

           Both Sides of the Pulaski,  curated by Andrea Salerno, New York City

2009   Olivier Mosset: Portrait de L'artiste en Motocycliste, Magasin Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France

2008   Is It Tomorrow Yet?, Singapore Art Museum

           The Boys Are Back In Town, curated by Wes Lang, V1, Copenhagen, Denmark

           MAXImin - Fundación Juan March, Madrid, Spain

           Rot Red Rouge, Residenzgalerie, Salzburg, Austria

2007   Half Square, Half Crazy, Villa Arson, Nice, France

           Back to Nature, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

           Cosmic Dreams, Centre Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, Spain

           A Moitie Carre a Moite fou, La Villa Arson, Nice, France

           Antes y después del minimalismo Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani, Palma de Mallorca

2006   The Gold Standard, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York City

           An Ongoing Low-Grade Mystery, Organized by Robert Nickas at Paula Cooper, New York City

           Outside Europe Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany

           Minimalism and After V, DiamlerChrysler Collection, Berlin, Germany

2005   Di Sculptura, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

           Roundhouse, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria

           Extreme Abstraction, Albright Knox Museum, Buffalo, New York

           General Dynamics, Synagogue de Delme, Delme, France

           Die Gute Form, Mehdi Chouakri Gallery, Berlin, Germany

2004   Minimalism and After III, DiamlerChrysler Collection, Berlin, Germany

           Genesis Sculpture, Domaine Pommery, France

           Art History of Surf Culture, Milk Studios, New York

           Grotto 2, Jessica Murray Projects, New York City

           Sculptures, Almine Rech Gallery, Paris, France

           On A Wave, Jessica Murray Projects, New York

2003   Greetings From New York, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

           SKULPTURE 03, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

           #21, Champion Fine Art, New York City

           Perpetual Bliss, Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

2002   Guide to Trust No. 2, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, traveling after, curated by Jimmy Dams

           Chromophilia, Fusebox, Washington, D.C.

           The Young and the Hung, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

           Optical Optimism, Galerie Simonne Stern, New Orleans, Louisiana

2001   Geometry and Gesture, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

           Fresh, Altoids Curiously Strong Collection, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City

           Perfect 10: Ten Years in Soho, Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City

2000    Open The Pod Bay Doors Hal, Feature Gallery, New York City

1999    Antiworld, curated by Marcos Rosales, Gallery: untitled, Dallas, Texas

 

SELECTED PRESS

2015           Matthew Stromberg, “Snap Review: Vincent Szarek Like A Rock,”

                   Contemporary Art Review Los Angeles, September

2013           Shana Nys Dambrot, “Vincent Szarek: Everything the Artist Touches Turns to

                   Glitter,” Flaunt Magazine, February 21, 2013