Born 1976, Oslo, Norway.
Lives and works in New York, USA and Tokyo, Japan.

Selected Press

Oak, The Outsider, Sean Lotman, November 2016
Gardar Eide Einarsson: The Violence Under the Surface
, Nils Stærk Gallery, Copenhagen, Christian Lund, February 2016
Elephant
, Where Is The Bomb, Margherita Dessanay, Summer 2012

Education

2002

Cooper Union School of Architecture, New York, Architecture and Urban Studies Program

2001

Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Independent Study Program, Studio Program.

1999

Staatliche Hochschule fur Bildende Künste – Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany

1996

National Academy of Fine Art, Bergen, Norway

Solo Exhibitions

(C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

2022

Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark
Maybe it's the calm before the storm. Could be the calm, the calm before the storm., STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway

2019

Gardar Eide Einarsson, Maureen Paley, London, England
How to Survive in the West, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland

2018

Total Control Zone, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark
Adam McEwen Selects, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Flagwaste, Team (gallery, inc.), New York, NY, USA
Rawhide down, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway

2017

Studies and Further Studies in a Dying Culture, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

2016

SHTF, Team (bungalow), New York, USA
Distinct Functional Layers Help Establish Hierarchy and Order, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, Denmark
PUNK. its Traces in Contemporary Art, Museo Universitario del Chopo, Mexico city, Mexico

2015

Freedom, Motherfucker. Do You Speak it?, team gallery, New York, USA.
A madman, a patient, a condemned man, a worker or a schoolboy, AROS, Aarhus, Denmark.
Clearing Operations and Carelessness, Half Gallery, New York, USA.

2014

He Likes the Fiestas. He Likes the Music. He Likes to Dance, Maureen Paley, London, UK.
Tarp, SANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway.
Chez Perv, Team Gallery, New York, USA (with Matias Faldbakken, Oscar Tuazon)

2013

I Am The Only Free Man On This Train, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo, Japan. (C)
Versuchsstation des Weltuntergangs, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway. (C)
The Story of IXO, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France.

2012

Gardar Eide Einarsson, Maureen Paley, London, UK.
Sorry If I Got It Wrong, But Something Definitely Isn’t Right, Team Gallery, New York, USA.
Infinite Crisis, Home Alone Gallery, New York, USA.

2011

Discourses, Institutions, Buildings, Laws, Police Measures, Philosophical Propositions, and So On, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway.
Power Has a Fragrance, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Power Has a Fragrance, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden.
Power Under Construction, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles.

2010

Power Has A Fragrance, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Power Has a Fragrance, Reykjavik Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland. (C)
Another Modern Moment Completed, Team Gallery, New York.
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo

2009

I Caused Dreams Which Caused Death. This is my Crime, Bugada & Cargnel, Paris, France.
Focus: Gardar Eide Einarsson, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, Texas, USA.
Dog-Whistle Politics, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2008

The Front Room, Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, St. Louis, USA.
NO CHAOS, DAMN IT! STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway.
South of Heaven, Centre d’édition contemporaine, Genève, Switzerland.

2007

The Geometry of Menace, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, USA.
All My Friends Are Dead, Honor Fraser, Los Angeles, USA.
South of Heaven, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany, touring exhibition: Centre d’Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland. (C).
Total War, Sorry We’re Closed, Brussels, Belgium.
Judge, Team Gallery, New York, USA.

2006

Tokyo Underworld, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Present Future, Artissima, Turin, Italy.
Population One, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway.
Art | 37 | Basel | Statements, Basel, Switzerland.

2005

Black Iron Prison, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, France
leashed or confined, Team Gallery, New York, USA
Master of My Fate, project room, Roberts & Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles,
USA
Ship of Fools, Swiss Institute, New York, USA

2004

We’ll Make the World You Live, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway. (C).
Your Example Will Speak Louder Than Words, Marres centrum beeldende kunst, Maastricht, The Netherlands.
Enter to Start, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.
5 (words), Schnittraum, Cologne, Germany.
Come and Take It, UKS Gallery, Oslo, Norway.

2003

o.u.t.l.a.w., Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany.
Violators Will be Fine, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.
That’s Not Made for That, Norsk Form/ Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway.

Two-Person Exhibitions

(C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

2021

Gardar Eide Einarsson, Kaz Oshiro, PARCEL Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

2019

So Indolent So Sneaky, Valentin Carron and Gardar Eide Einarsson, Noire Gallery, Turin, Italy

2017

Gardar Eide Einarsson & Oscar Tuazon, Maureen Paley, London, UK

2016

Gardar Eide Einarsson / Per Krohg, Standard (Oslo), Oslo Norway

2014

Gardar Eide Einarsson & Richard Ramirez, Home Alone 2, New York, USA.

2010

Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo, Japan (with Oscar Tuazon).

2006

gallery.sora, Tokyo, Japan (with Banks Violette).

2004

Rank Xerox, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway (with Matias Faldbakken)

2003

Lösen Sie Ihren Bonus Ein, Am Parlamentzplatz, Revolver, Frankfurt/ Main, Germany (with Hinrich Sachs).

2002

Lars Von Trier, American Fine Arts, New York, New York, USA (with Gareth James).
Mind the Space, Oslo Kunsthall, Oslo, Norway, (with Jan Christensen).
6’ Under, White Box, New York, (with Carissa Rodriguez).

2001

Osculum Infame, Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland, (with Matias Faldbakken). (C).

1999

Notes From the Underground, Galleri 21:25, Oslo, Norway, (with Marius Engh).

Group Exhibitions

(C) denotes that a catalogue was published in conjunction with the exhibition.

2022

Farbe ist Programm / Color as Program, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany

2021

x_minimal, Cassina Projects, Milan, Italy
I Know Where I’m Going Who Can I Be Now, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
This is the Night Mail, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

2020

On the Frontline of Contemporary Art; From The Taguchi Art Collection, Shimonoseki City Art Museum, Yamaguchi Japan
You Are Right Here Right Now, Roennebaeksholm Kunsthal, Naestved, Denmark
... in these trying times, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, USA
WALKING. Movements North of Bolzano –The Collection of Erling Kagge, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
Entangled Paperworks, Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark
Where I Lived and What I Lived For, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
One plus One, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
Ups and Downs, Standard (Oslo), Oslo, Norway
I Hate You, Plymouth Rock, Zurich, Switzerland
Unleashed Speed, Unleashed Speech (Misfits), Kotaro Nukaga, Tokyo, Japan

2019

The Extreme Present, Presented by Gagosian and Jeffrey Deitch, The
Moore Building, Miami, USA
Far From Home, ARoS Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Flag- objekt, ikon, symbol, Randers Museum of Art, Denmark
Resolution Of Time and Space, Nils Staerk, Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
If You Don’t Like Art, Goodbye, Fuck Off, Go Home ..., NoCo - Nordic Contemporary Art Collection, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway, travelling to: Kristianstads Konsthall, Kristianstad, Sweden

2018

1000 images; a word is worth a thousand pictures, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
Language: Art for Leonard Peltier, LAWS, Los Angeles Water School, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo buffalo buffalo Buffalo buffalo, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway
Faithless Pictures, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway (C)
Becoming Animal, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, and the Museum of Religious Art, Lemvig, Denmark (C)
The Phantom of Liberty: Contemporary Works in the RISD Museum Collection, RISD Museum, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
Far From Home, ARoS Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
I Still Believe in Miracles, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
NoCo - Nordic Contemporary Art Collection, Hämeenlinna Art Museum, Finland
Adam McEwen Selects, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA

2017

At This Stage, Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles, California, USA.
PAINTING |OR| NOT, KaviarFactory, Henningsvær, Norway.
Feedback, Viewingroom, Marlborough Contemporary, New York, USA.
If You Don’t Like Art, Goodbye, Fuck Off, Go Home, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway.

2016

The World is Made of Stories, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway
Marlborough Lights, Marlborough Broome Street, NY, USA
Cannibalism? On Appropriation in Art, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Taguchi Hiroshi Art Collection; A Walk around the Contemporary Art World after Paradigm Shift, The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan
Slam Section, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm

2015

Colección Jumex, In Girum Imus Nocte et Consumimur Igni, Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico.
Marlborough Lights, Marlborough Broome Street, NY, USA.
Cannibalism? On Appropriation in Art, Zachęta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland.
Taguchi Hiroshi Art Collection; A Walk around the Contemporary Art World after Paradigm Shift, The Museum of Fine Arts, Gifu, Japan.
The World is Made of Stories, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway.
Slam Section, Gallery Steinsland Berliner, Stockholm.

2014

Speak through Art, Kaviar Factory, Henningsvær, Norway.
The Disappearance of the Fireflies, Prison Sainte Anne Avignon, France. (C)
The Moderna Museet Collection/ Unpainted Paintings, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden.
Grip friheten! Take Liberty!, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway.
Chez Perv, with Oscar Tuazon and Matias Faldbakken, Team, New York, USA.
New Ways of Doing Nothing, (curated by Vanessa Joan Müller and Cristina Ricupero), Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
El Teatro Del Mundo/The Theatre of the World, Museuo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico.
The Crime Was Almost Perfect (curated by Cristina Ricupero), Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

2013

Lies about Painting, Moderna Museet, Gasverksgatan, Malmö.
Awaiting Immanence (curated by Peter J. Amdam), Carl Kostyál, Stockholm, Sweden
Out of Memory (curated by Eleanor Cayre), Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Déjà vu: Contemporary Art From Malmö Art Museum's Collection, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland

2012

To be with art is all we ask, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
A Child’s Guide to Good & Evil, Ramiken Crucible, New York USA.
La Décadence, Yvon Lambert, Paris, France.
Unpainted paintings - materials that speak (curated by Magnus af Petersens)
At the Edge - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA,
Berkeley, USA
Oscar knows Gardar. Gardar knows Matias. Matias knows Fredrik. Fredrik sort of knows Gardar.Gardar knows Marius. And that Gardar knows Matias we already know. But Matias also knows Anders, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway
Breuning, Bäckström, Einarsson, Gamdrup, Kvie, Kvium, Lagomarsino,
Rødland, Storch, Superflex - Nils Stærk, Copenhagen, Denmark
F for Freedom - Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon

2011

Black Swan (curated by Dominic Sidhu), Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA.
In the Name of the Artists – American Contemporary Art from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Collection, Biennal Pavillion, São Paulo, Brazil.
I love ALDI, Wilhelm Hack Meseum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein, Germany.
Vanishing Points: paint and paintings from the Debra and Dennis Scholl collection, Miami, USA.
New York Minute, Garage Center for Contemporary Culture, GCCC, Moscow, Russia.
Pawnshop, Thessaloniki Biennial, Thessaloniki, Greece.
It’s Great To Be In New Jersey, Honor Fraser Gallery, Los Angeles, USA (Curator)
Ricupero and Alexis Valliant, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany.
I don’t know if it makes any sense – I feel quite dizzy and a little drunk due to the blow. I will return with more info shortly…, IMO, Copenhagen, Denmark.
LITOS GRAFERA, Kunst Centret Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg, Denmark.
Investigations of a Dog, Magasin 3, Stokholm, Sweden, (curated by Tessa Praun) North By New York: New Nordic Art, Scandinavia House, New York, USA.
The Last First Decade, Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal.
To The Arts, Citizens!, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal.
Re-Dressing, Bortolami, New York, USA
Secret Societies: To Know, To Dare, To Will, To Keep Silence, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany.
Supernature: An Exercise in Loads, AMP, Athens, Greece.
Ever Prosperit, Bugada & Cargnel, Paris, France.
It is it, Espacio 1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico.
North By New York: New Nordic Art, (curated by Robert Storr and Francesca Pietropaolo) Scandinavia House, New York, USA

2010

Tracks, New acquisitions in Malmö Art Museum collection of Nordic Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden.
Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden.
To The Arts, Citizens!, Museu Serralves, Museu de Art Contemporanea, Porto, Portugal.
Les Recherches d’un Chien, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France.
Where Do We Go From Here?, Selections from La Coleccion Jumex, CAC, Cincinnati, USA.
When Do You See Yourself in Ten Years?, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway.
Is There Any Hope for an Optimistic Art?, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow, Russia.
Investigations of a Dog, Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitao, Portugal.
Ever Prosperity, Bugada & Cargnel, Paris, France.
Is is it, Espacio 1414, Santurce, Puerto Rico.
17th Biennale of Sydney – The Beauty and the Distance (curated by David Elliot), Sydney, Australia.
I Like the Work, but my Wife Is Still Concern. Please Keep Me Inform about New Works – Gardar Eide Einarsson, Marius Engh and Matias Faldbakken, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway.
Love in Vein: Editions Fawbush projects & artists 2005 -2010” Gering & López Gallery, New York, USA.
The Secret Knows, LAND (Los Angeles Nomadic Division), Los Angeles, California, USA.
Re-Dressing, Bortolami, New York, NY, USA.
Supernature: An Exercise in Loads, AMP, Athens, Greece.
New York The Loudest, Gallery Koko, Tokyo, Japan.

2009

Chasing Napolean, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.
That’s All Folks, Stadshallen, Bruges, Belgium.
Where Do We Go From Here?: Works from the Jumex Collection, The Bass Museum, Miami, FL, USA.
Zwischen Zonen: La Coleccion Jumex Mexiko, MUMOK, Vienna, Austria. (C)
Beg, Borrow and Steal, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA.
I love Malmö, Kumuu Art Museum, Tallinn, Estonia.
Investigations of a Dog, Works from the FACE Collections, Turin, Italy.
Minimal Means, Frank Cohen Collection, Wolverhampton, UK.
Living Together (curated Emma Dexter and Xabier Arakistain), The Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Victoria-Gasteiz, Spain, TOURING: MARCO Museum, Vigo, Spain.
Dark Summer, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium.
The World is Yours, Louisiana Museum for Moderne Kunst, Humlebæk, Denmark. (C)
New York Minute, Museo D’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy. (C)
Every Revolution is A Roll of the Dice, (curated by Bob Nickas) Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, USA.
Lessons in the Art of Falling, (curated by Jonas Ekeberg and Elisabeth Byre), Preus Museum, Horten, Norway, .
Rotating Views #2, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway.
Einarsson, Rhodes, Whitney, Team Gallery, New York.

2008

We Never Met Before, But It’s With Great Anticipation Of Your Understanding That I’m Writing You And I Hope You Will In Good Faith Give A Deep Consideration To My Proposal Below, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo.
Whitney Biennial 2008, (curated by Shamim Momin and Henriette Huldisch), Whitney Museum, New York, USA. (C)
Listen Darling…The World is Yours, (curated by Lisa Phillips), Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal.
Norsk Hydros Kunstsamling, Heine Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway.
The Soft Shields of Pleasure, Den Frie Udstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Hardcore, Sørlandet Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway.
That was then..This is Now, P.S.1, New York, USA.
Lights On: Norsk Samtidskunst, (curated by Gunnar Kvaran, Hanne Beate Ueland and Greta Arbu), Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway. (C)
Murder Letters, (curated by David Rimanelli), Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal.
Meet Me Around the Corner: Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museum for Modern Art, Oslo, Norway.
Carnegie Art Award 2008; Royal College of Art, London, UK; Konstakademien, Stockholm, Sweden; The Göteborg Museum of Art, Sweden; Listasafn Kópavogs, Kópavogur /Reykjavík, Iceland; Den Frie Udstilling, Copenhagen, Denmark; Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland; Genève or/Centre International d’Art Contemporain, Switzerland.
Heine Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Oslo, Norway.
Norsk Hydros Kunstsamling, Heine Onstad Kunstsenter, Høvikodden, Norway.
Living Together, Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.
Come, Come, Come into My World, Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão, Portugal.

2007

Sweet Bird of Youth, (curated by Hedi Slimane), Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany.
Paintings, Props and Problems (Still Unresolved) (curated by Eivind Furnesvik), STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway.
Time Past – Time Present – Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul, Turkey.
Every Revolution is a Roll of the Dice, (curated by Bob Nickas), Ballroom Marfa, Marfa, Texas, USA.
Mafia: Or One Unopened Packet of Cigarettes, (curated by Eivind Furnesvik), Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA.
My Sweet Sixteen Party, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium.
Painting, Space, and Society, Gotensborgs Konsthall, Gotensborgs, Sweden.
Kick it til it breaks, (curated by Debra Singer), The Kitchen, New York, USA.
Last Attraction Next Exit, (curated by Neville Wakefield), Max Wigram, London, England.
Conditions of Display, (curated by Gean Moreno), The Moore Space, Miami, USA.
Extraordinary Rendition, (curated by Max Andrews), Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona, Spain.
Bastard Creature, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France.
In Practice Projects, (curated by Sarina Basta), Sculpture Center, New York, USA.
White Light, Sorlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway.
Group Show, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.
I Love Malmo- Works from the Malmo Art Museum, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland.
In The Poem About Love You Don’t Write The Word Love, Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, USA.
Beneath The Underdog, Gagosian Gallery, New York, USA.

2006

Survivor, Bortolami Dayan, New York, (curated by David Rimanelli).
War on 45/My Mirrors are Painted Black for You, (curated by Banks Violette, Bortolami Dayan, New York, USA.
In The Poem About Love… Artists Space, New York, USA.
And Yet It Moves! MOT London, UK.
Bring the War Home, Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA.
Collection 2005/06 Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brüssel, Belguim.
Déjà 5 ans seulement! Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, France.
I Love My Scene 2, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA.
Opacity Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria.
Gardar Eide Einarsson / Performance Swiss Institute, New York, USA.
Defamation of Character, (curated by Neville Wakefield), P.S.1., New York, USA.
Coming Together, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway.
View Nine: Scene 2, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA.
Down By Law, Wrong Gallery for the 2006 Whitney Biennal, Whitney Museum, New York, USA.
The Complex of Respect, (curated by Philipe Pirotte), Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland.
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, (curated by Clarissa Dalrymple), Los Angeles, USA.
Samle Sammen, National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway.
Skate Culture, (curated by Jonas Ekeberg and Gardar Eide Einarsson), Preus Museum, Horten, Norway.
Theater of Life – Rhetorics of Emotions, (curated by Nicholas Schafhausen), Stadtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany.
Mafia: Or One Unopened Packet of Cigarettes, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo, Norway.
Norwegian Sculpture Biennial, Vigelandsmuseet, Oslo, Norway.
Street: behind the Cliché, (curated by Nicholas Schafhausen), Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
The Norwegian Sculpture Biennial, The Vigeland Museum, Oslo, Norway.

2005

Downstrokes and Feedback, (curated by Lisa Schiff), Allston Skirt Gallery, Boston.
In the Poem About Love You Don’t Write The Word Love, (curated by Tanya Leighton), CCA Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland.
L’Altro, Lo Stesso, (curated by Irene Calderoni), FrancoSoffiantino Artecontemporanea, Turin, Italy.
Blast G Fine Art, (curated by Paul Brewer), Washington D.C. USA.
The 9th International Istanbul Biennale, (curated by Vasif Kortun and Charles Esche), Istanbul, Turkey. (C)
Next Generation: no ordinary sanctity, (curated by Shamim M. Momin), Kunstraum Deutsche Bank, Salzburg, Austria. (C)
Walls ‘n Things, (curated by Clarissa Dalrymple), Nicole Klagsbrun, New York, USA.
To Be Continued, Nils Stærk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.
Greater New York, P.S.1, New York, USA.
Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, USA.
Populism, (curated by Lars Bang Larsen, Cristina Ricupero & Nicolaus Schaffhausen), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands; TOURING: National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway; Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania; Frankfurter Kunsverein, Frankfurt, Germany. (C)
Damien Deroubaix, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Jakob Kolding, Team Gallery, New York, USA.
Blast, G Fine Art, Washington D.C., USA.
15 minutes, Stedelijk Museum Bureau, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Opacity, (curated by Nina Montmann and Trude Iversen), UKS, Oslo, Norway.
Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey.
Performance Festival, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Master of my Fate, Roberts and Tilton Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA.

2004

Adaptations, Apex Art, New York, USA & Museum Friedericianum, Kassel, Germany. (C)
Art Film Basel, Art 35 Basel/ Stadtkino Basel, Switzerland.
Boys Keep Swinging, (curated by Mai-thu Perret), Champion Fine Arts, New York, USA. (C)
Black Friday, (curated by Christoph Keller), Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany.
France, La Piste Noir, (curated by Marc-Olivier Wahler), Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris, France. (C)
Now And Ten Years Ago, (curated by Stephan Dillemuth), Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany. (C)
Planet B: Das B-Movie in der zeitgenössichen Kunst, Magazin 4, Brussels, Belgium, touring exhibition: Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, Austria. (C)
New Acquisitions, Malmo Art Museum, Malmo, Sweden.
No More Reality, Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark.
The Spectacle and Pleasure Principle or the Carnivalesque, Shedhalle, Zürich, Switzerland. (C)
On The Carnevalesque, Shedhalle, Zürich, Switzerland.

2003

Between The Lines, (curated by Rebecca Gordon Nesbitt), Apex Art, New York, USA.
10th Biennale de l’image en mouvement, (curated by Charles Esche), Centre pour l’image Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland. (C)
24/7: New York-Vilnius, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithuania. (C)
Kunstladen, (curated by Maria Lind), Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany.
Art For the People, National Touring Exhibitions, Bergen Kunsthall, Kunstnernes Hus, Norway. (C).
Electric Visions, The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg, Russia.
Put Out More Flags, Sutton Lane, London, UK.
Definitively Provisional, Whitechapel Project Space, London, UK.
Copy Cat, Art Academy Aarhus/ Mess Hall Chicago, USA.

2002

Esplanaden, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark. (C)
Where am I Now 2, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway.
CMYK/Greyscale, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland. (C)
Strike, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK. (C)

2001

Schpaa, Bergen Kunstforening/ Bergen Kunsthall/ Den Frie Udstilling, Copenhagen/ Bergen, Denmark/Norway. (C)
Audit, Casino Luxembourg Forum d’ Art Contemporain, Luxembourg. (C)
Reol, Galleri OTTO, Copenhagen, Denmark. (C)
Kosmos, (curated by Charles Esche), Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmo, Sweden.
What’s Wrong, The Trade Apartment, London, UK.
Osculum Infame, Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland.

2000

Coal by Any Other Name, American Fine Arts, New York, USA.
Festival Junge Talente, Offenbach am Main, Germany.
Presenting the Piece, Galleri OTTO/ Rhizom, Aarhus, Denmark.
Propaganda Village, Galleri G.I/ Henie Onstad Artcenter, Oslo, Norway.
Momentum- Nordic Festival for Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway. (C)

Residencies

2004

IASPIS, Stockholm, Sweden.

2002

Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany.

2001

NIFCA Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Suomenlinna, Helsinki, Finland.

Solo Publications

2018

Gardar Eide Einarsson: Conservator’s Notes, At Last Books, Copenhagen.

2017

Gardar Eide Einarsson: TARP, Rat Hole Gallery, Tokyo.

2015

Gardar Eide Einarsson; A Madman, a Patient, a Condemned Man, a Worker or a Schoolboy, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus

2014

The Mess, Karma, New York, USA.
Stainless Steel/ Fluorescent Pink, Rathole Books, Tokyo, Japan.

2013

Gardar Eide Einarsson, Versuchsstation Des Weltuntergangs, Bergan Kunsthall, and Sternberg Press, Norway.

2010

Power Has a Fragrance
, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art
, Norway.

2007

South of Heaven, Revolver, Frankfurt am Main
, Germany.

2004

Gardar Eide Einarsson; Long Haired And Freaky People Need Not Apply, Revolver, Frankfurt am Main

Catalogues

2015

Nordic Contemporary, Art from Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Edited by Hossein Amirsadeghi, Thames & Hudson, London

2008

Kvaran, Gunnar; Ueland, Hanne Beate and Årbu, Grete (ed.): Lights On!, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art / Skira, Oslo
Huldisch, Henriette and Momin, Shamim M.: The Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA.

2007

Einarsson, Gardar Eide and Keller, Christoph: South of Heaven, Revolver Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

2004

Einarsson, Gardar Eide and Keller, Christoph: Long Haired and Freaky People Need Not Apply, Revolver Verlag, Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

2003

Art For the People, Riksutstillinger, Bergen Kunsthall a.o, Norway

2002

CMYK/Greyscale, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland.
Strike, Wolverhampton Art Gallery, Wolverhampton, UK.
Esplanaden, Charlottenborg Exhibition Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2001

Audit, Casino Luxembourg Forum d’ Art Contemporain, Luxembourg.
Kosmos, Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden.
Osculum Infame, Nordic Institute for Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Iceland.
Schpaa, Bergen Kunstforening/ Bergen Kunsthall/ Den Frie Udstilling, Copenhagen/
Bergen, Denmark/Norway.

2000

Festival Junge Talente, Offenbach am Main, Germany.
Momentum- Nordic Festival for Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway.

Published Work

2015

Chez Chez Perv Perv, with Matias Faldbakken and Oscar Tuazon, PARIS, LA, France

2004

Bunch of Motherfuckers: Unfinished Individuation and Meshworks of Equivalence, The Vital Coincidence, Walther Koenig Verlag, Cologne
Lars Von Trier, Something is going to happen, Frotté Factory, Oslo
You Just Don’t Get it Dad, So Fuck Off, The Academy and the Corporate Public,
Permanent Press Verlag, Cologne
Hardcore, Self-organization and Alternativity, We Are All Normal- Nordic Artist
Writings, NIFCA, Copenhagen/ Helsinki
Oh My What A Dazzling Display, The Mock Commodity Fetishism of Klaus Thejl
Jacobsen, Galleri Nicolai Wallner
Notes on Asskissing & Corporate Strategies of the RAF, Corporate Mentality, Lukas and Sternberg, New York
Total Revolution, True Lies, Pork Salad Press, Copenhagen

2001

Bunch of Motherfuckers: Unfinished Individuation and Meshworks of Equivalence, The Vital Coincidence, Walther Koenig Verlag, Cologne
Lars Von Trier, Something is going to happen, Frotté Factory, Oslo
You Just Don’t Get it Dad, So Fuck Off, The Academy and the Corporate Public,
Permanent Press Verlag, Cologne
Hardcore, Self-organization and Alternativity, We Are All Normal- Nordic Artist
Writings, NIFCA, Copenhagen/ Helsinki
Oh My What A Dazzling Display, The Mock Commodity Fetishism of Klaus Thejl
Jacobsen, Galleri Nicolai Wallner
Notes on Asskissing & Corporate Strategies of the RAF, Corporate Mentality, Lukas and Sternberg, New York
Total Revolution, True Lies, Pork Salad Press, Copenhagen

2000

Metronome, Frankfurt/Main a.o.
UKS Forum For Samtidskunst 1/2 2000, guest editor

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2022

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2021

–––, Christen Sveaas Art Collection: This is the Night Mail selected by Ida Ekblad. Whitechapel Gallery, martincid.com, 5 August 2021.

2020

Westall, Mark, Top 7 booths to see at UNTITLED, ART, fadmagazine.com, 4 August 2020

2018

Cascone, Sarah, Editors Picks: 11 Things not to miss in New York’s Art World this week, artnet.com, 12 November 2018.
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2017

Baann Asdal, Kristin, Maureen Paley brings together the work of Gardar Eide Einarsson and Oscar Tuazon, norweigianarts.com
Bataille, Clovis, Gardar Eide Einarsson and Oscar Tuazon’s exhibition at Maureen Paley, London, purple.fr, 21 March 2017.
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2016

What is to be done?, Art Quartery, 2015-2016 pp. 36-37
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2015

Zorn, Iben, Untitled (Flagwaste), Black Poly Pickups & Dump Truck Tarps, kopenhagen.dk, 9 March 2015

2014

Dama, Francesco, Mining the Art World, Hyperallergic.com, 04 July 2014
Johansen, Rune and Vigeland, Pål, Speak Through Art, Teknisk Industri, Olso, 2014
Messinger, Kate, Chez Perv @ Team Gallery, thewildmagazine.com, 23 April
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Taiuti, Lorenzo, Un elogio del rifiuto. In mostra a Vienna, artribune.com, 30 September 2014
–––, “Chez Perv”: Gardar Eide Einarsson, Matias Faldbakken, and Oscar Tuazon, artinamericamagazine.com, 25 May

2013

Art Media Agency, Yvon Lambert Accuelle Gardar Eine Einarsson, March 2013
Lawson, Kate, Art Meets Fashion: BLK DNM x Gardar Eide Einarsson, huffingtonpost.com, 23 October 2013
–––, Gardar Eide Einarsson at Bergen Kunsthall, www.contemporaryartdaily.com, 12 August 2013

2012

Bourriaud, Nicolas, Hétérochronie, L’Officiel Art , Number 1, April-June 2012, pp. 98-107.
Creahan, D. New York: Nate Lowman, Hanna Linden, and Leo Fitzpatrick’s Home Alone Gallery Opens in Tribeca, Art Observed, August, pp. 1-3.
De Pury, Simon, Simon De Pury’s Greatest Show on Earth, Baku, Spring 2012, p.70.
Dessanay, Margherita, Where Is The Bomb, Elephant, Summer 2012, pp. 122 – 131.
Raphael, Sarah. i-Profile: Gardar Eide Einarsson, i-Donline.com, July 26.
Sack, Emily, Saskia Olde Wolbers and Garder Eide Einarsson, artistsinsight.co.uk, 1 February 2012.
Wilson, Michael, Not Going Out Like That: Andre Saraiva at the Hole and Gardar Eide Einarsson at Team, The New York Observer, July 16.
Wolfe, Tom, Monopol, January 2012, p 68
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–––, Gardar Eide Einarsson/Santiago Sierra, New York, June, p. 155.

2011

Balestin, Juliana, Gardar Eide Einarsson Curates His First Show at Honor Fraser, Purple
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Johnson, Ken, Chilly Scenes (and Sounds) of Scandinavia, The New York Times, July 7.
Linden, G. Art Review: It’s Great to be in New Jersey, Art Observed, August 21
Luke, Ben, Basel Sets the Agenda, Apollo , June.
Miller, Michael H., It’s (Probably) Great to Be In Los Angeles for Honor Fraser Show, New York Observer, July.
Mizota, Sharon, Art Review: Eide Einarsson at Honor Fraser, Los Angeles Times, January
Morgan, Robert C., Does Nordic Art Exist? A Lesson In Transculture, The Brooklyn Rail, July 2011
Roed, Kjetil, Gardar Eide Einarsson’s “Discourses, Institutions, Buildings, Laws, Police Measures, Philosophical Propositions, and so on, Art Agenda, September
Rus, Mayer, A Cut Above, Los Angeles Times Magazine, July
–––, A man fights, and fights, and then fights some more. Because surrender is death, and death is for pussies, Paris, L.A., Do.Pe. Press, March

2010

–––, Gardar Eide Einarsson, The Artists Artist: Best of 2010, Artforum, December 2010, p.101
–––, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Details , April.
–––, Gardar Eide Einarsson, New York Minute, June.
–––, Northern Stars Rising…And One Prodigal Son Returns, Vman, Issue 10, Summer.
–––, Gardar Eide Einarsson Interview at Gallery Koko, Vogue Hommes Japan, November.

2009

Berghe, Jos ten, De Schellen van de Ogen: Drugs in De Kunst, Mister Motley, pp.96-99.
Smith, Roberta, Einarsson, Rhodes, Whitney, The New York Times, February 13. Robinson, Gaile, Insecurity, Paranoia Infuse Norwegian Artist’s Work,
Star-Telegram, December 10.
Wilson, Michael, Every Revolution is a Roll of the Dice, Time Out New York, January 29-February 4, p.49.
–––, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Flash Art, January/February.
–––, Gardar Eide Einarsson, PALAIS, Fall/Autumn, p.78.

2008

Bollen, Christopher, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Interview, November, p.110, 112
Carlin, T.J., This Was Then…This Is Now, Time Out New York, September 11-17.
Carlson, Ben, Emerging Artists: Nineteen to watch in 2009, Modern Painters,
December-January.
Duncan, Thomas, New Art City: Young Artists in New York, Tokion, July, pp.72-75
Forsund, Joachim, Troll-Mannen fra ås, ELLE Norge, February/March, pp. 102-105.
Halle, Howard, Whitney Biennial 2008, Time Out New York, March 13-19, p.78.
Haramis, Nick, The New Art Star, BlackBook, December/January, p.46
Kielland, Ingrid Roise, Outsider På Innsiden, D2 Dagens Naeringsliv, February 8,
pp.26-33.
Schlaegel, Andreas, Summer’s White Nights, Flash Art, March/April, pp.116-118.
Sherwin, Skye, Black on Black, ArtReview, January, pp.64-9.
Taft, Catherine, Gardar Eide Einarsson: All My Friends Are Dead, Art Review, February, p.122.
Walleston, Aimee, Black & White, HE, Summer, pp.76-81.
–––, Work in Progress: Gardar Eide Einarsson, V Magazine, p.130.

2007

Boije af Gennas, Staffan, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Frieze, March, p.193
Cotter, Holland, Who Needs Objects?, The New York Times, January 12, pE39.
Coulson, Amanda, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Modern Painters, November, p.99.
Mendelsohn, Adam, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Spike, Winter, pp. Cover, 63-9.
Rosen, Misako, Banks & Gardar, Tokion, January, pp.32-7, 137.
Sennert, Kate, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Tokion, April/May, pp.56-66
Smith, Roberta, Gardar Eide Einarsson, The New York Times, October 5, p.E41.

2006

Amdam, Peter, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Natt og Dag, November.
Baker, R.C., Best in Show: War On .45/My Mirrors Are Painted Black (For You), Village Voice, August 2-8, p.58.
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Nickas, Bob, Gardar Eide Einarsson: Remember Kids, Purple, Fall/Winter, pp.138-45.
Ramberg, Truls, Vanskelig Kvalitets-kunst, Aftenposten, November.
Schwendener, Martha, War on 45, Time Out New York, Aug 31- September 6
Taft, Catherine, Group Show Organized by Clarissa Dalrymple, Artforum.com, February 9.

2005

Cotter, Holland, Fanciful to Figurative to Wryly Inscrutable: Walls ‘n’ Things, The New York Times, July 8, p.E31.
Honigman, Ana Finel, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Tema Celeste, September-October, pp.44-9
Jacobsen, Louis, Blasts, Washington City Paper, October 14, p.60.
Moreno, Gean, Gardar Eide Einarsson, ArtUS, December, p.25.
Ribas, Joao, “City Limits,” Art Review, March.
Scott, Andrea K., Local Heroes, Time Out, March 31-April 6, p.62
Sholis, Brian, Critics’ Picks: Walls ‘n’ Things, Artforum.com, July 20.
Wilson, Michael, Gardar Eide Einarsson, Artforum, December, p.279

2004

Blom, Ina, A Problem of Style: Art vs. Subculture. On the Work of Gardar Eide Einarsson, Kunstkritikk.no
Heier, Marianne, Andre Helter, Billedkunst, #1 2004
Lind, Maria, Soft and strict strands, 00tal #17/18, Stockholm

2003

Macel, Christine, “Dada et Moi”, Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne/ Centre Pompidou #85/ automne 2003
Koether, Jutta, Was tun mi dem Schwung/What to do with the Momentum BE Magazin, #10, autumn 2003
Pethick, Emily, Critics Picks, Artforum.com, August

2002

Clark, Robert, The Guardian, Oct 8.
Deliss, Clementine, Texte sur Kunst, December.
Griffin, Tim, Time Out New York, July 4-11.

2001

Nesbitt, Rebecca Gordon, Osculum Infame, the Dark Side of the White Cube, NIFCA Info, March 01.
Tannert, Christoph, Kunstzeitung, November.

2000

Andreassen, Soren, Bang Larssen, Lars, NU: The Nordic Art Review, March. McDavid, Ralph, NU: The Nordic Art Review, February.

Public Collections

ARoS- Aarhus Art Museum, Aarhus, Denmark
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA
Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, USA
Birmingham Museums Trust, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Florida, USA
Ellipse Foundation, Cascais, Portugal
Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples, Italy
La Coleccion Jumex, Mexico, Mexico
LA MoCA, Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
Malmö Art Museum, Malmo, Sweden
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
MOMA Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt Am Main, Germany
Nordic Contemporary Art Collection, Stockholm, Sweden
Norwegian National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway
RISD Museum, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Rhode Island, USA
Rubell Family Collection, Miami, USA
SFMOMA, San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art, San Fransisco, USA