Born 1967 Cologne, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Solo exhibitions

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

  • 2018

    IHR DOOF ODER WAS?!???!, Works from 20 Years, Kunstverein Schwerin, Schwerin, Germany
    IST DOCH KEIN ZUSTAND: Ungeklärtheitszustände als Voraussetzung für die Suchende soll dahin gehen, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
    Popanz Moloch Muff und Puff, Condo 2018: Maureen Paley hosting dépendence, Maureen Paley, London, UK

  • 2017

    Frank, Reena Spaulings, New York, USA

  • 2016

    Absolution, Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany

  • 2015

    Overduin & Co., Los Angeles
    Gesellschaft III, Bamberger Kondition, Villa Concordia, Bamberg, Germany

  • 2014

    dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
    Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
    Galerie Meyer-Kainer, Vienna, Austria

  • 2013

    Ergriffenes Dasein. Artist, Writer, Mentalist, Reena Spaulings, New York, USA
    Knotti Times, Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany

  • 2012

    Prix Lafayette, Paris, presented by Reena Spaulings, New York, USA
    Der Meteorit soll kommen, Mathew, Berlin, Germany
    William, New York, USA
    Pierre Vogel, Marquise Dance Hall, Istanbul, Turkey (with Stefanie Popp)

  • 2011

    Contemporary Art Daily, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
    Reena Spaulings, New York, USA

  • 2010

    Morror, with Michael Krebber, International Project Space Birmingham, UK
    Pofalla in Wien, Pro Choice, Vienna, Austria
    Pofalla, willst du mir jetzt komplett Garaus machen? After the Butcher, Off-Space, Berlin, Germany

  • 2009

    The Classical, Vilma Gold, London, UK
    Total Awareness Of All Dimensions (Dimensions Variable), Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen, Germany
    Resident Nr. 14, Caribic Ausstellungsraum, Frankfurt, Germany

  • 2008

    Ergriffenes Dasein. Artist, Writer, Mentalist, Reena Spaulings, New York, USA
    Projektion, European Kunsthalle c/o Ebertplatz, Cologne, Germany

  • 2005

    God of Emptiness, Privilège, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
    Niemand ist eine Insel, Brunn, Berlin, Germany

  • 2004

    Stunde Null, 100 Uhr, Commi si comme ca II, Cologne, Germany

  • 2003

    Verrecke, Du fiese Buppe, Galerie Meerrettich, Berlin, Germany

  • 2000

    Ich kann nicht zulassen, dass eine Differenz auftritt zwischen dem, was ich bejahe und dem, was ich verneine, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Brunswick, Germany

  • 1997

    Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

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

  • 2018

    Michaela Eichwald, Stefan Tcherepnin + Sanity, Jo Brand, Glasgow, UK

  • 2017

    Pelamide, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels Zur Rebschänke, Weiss Falk, Basel, Switzerland
    Gebärden und Ausdruck, Halle für Kunst Lüneburg, Lüneburg Infected Foot, Greene-Naftali, New York, USA
    CONDO Maureen Paley hosting dépendance, London, UK
    Aftermieter, Haus Mödrath - Räume für Kunst, Erkrath, Germany

  • 2016

    Incidentals in the Day World, JTG Detroit Project, Detroit, USA
    Painting 2.0, Mumok, Vienna, Austria
    Rennes Biennale, Rennes, France

  • 2015

    The Noing Uv It, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
    Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Museum Brandhorst, Munich
    Raw And Delirious, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
    Off Broadway, Wattis, San Francisco, USA
    Künstler und Dichter, curated by Ugo Rondinone, Secession, Vienna, Austria
    Call and Response, Gavin Brown, New York
    Das unbekannte Meisterwerk, Meyer-Kainer, Vienna, Austria
    The Pleasure of the Text, Campoli Presti, London
    dépendance | Opposite the Other Side, Sommer, Tel Aviv, Israel

  • 2014

    The Forever Now: Contemporary Painting in an Atemporal World, MOMA, New York, USA
    8th Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
    Tif Sigfrids, Los Angeles, USA
    The Hawker, dependance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK
    Cocu ou Marron, CAN, Neuchatel, Switzerland
    Die Antwort der Dinge, Lothringer Halle, Munich, Germany
    Chat Jet, KM, Graz, Germany
    EFFI B. SILBERKUPPE, Berlin, Germany

  • 2013

    Das Allerletzte Professor Winkler Stipendium. Kunstverein Weiden, Germany
    Fellbach Triennial of small-scale sculpture since 1980, Fellbach, Germany
    Café Paradiso, With Barker, Flood, Pfisterer, Arthur-Boskamp-Stiftung, Hohenlockstedt, Germany
    Reckless Head, Michael Benevento Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
    Catch as Catch Can, Locks-Gallery, Philadelphia. KUKUK. Debora Schamoni, Munich
    Purple Glass, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles
    Painting Forever, Kunst-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin Festival der Kleinskulptur. Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg,
    Some End of Thing Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland

  • 2012

    Night Studio, Vilma Gold, London
    Style, Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin, Germany
    At the Speed of Stone, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York. Curated by Anthony Huberman
    Pierre Vogel, Marquise Dance Hall, Istanbul, Turkey
    Context Message, Zach Feuer, New York, USA
    Redundanz, Gesellschaft für Landschaftskunst, Halle Süd, Bad Tölz, Germany
    Erntedank, ISI 8, Berlin, Germany

  • 2011

    Firstsight, Colchester, Essex, UK
    The Great White Way Goes Black, Vilma Gold, London
    Augusts Lle, Vienna, Austria
    Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
    Sommer Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (with Nick Mauss and David Lieske)

  • 2010

    Novel, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
    BigMinis. Fetishes of Crisis, curated by Alexis Vaillant, CAPC musée d’art contemporain Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
    ZINGERpresents, curated by Rob Tufnell, Amsterdam, Netherlands

  • 2009

    Ho is No Substitute for Anything, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna, Austria
    Precarious Forms 1 (Prekare Skulpturen), Galerie Mayer Kainer, Vienna, Austria

  • 2008

    European Kunsthalle c/o Ebertplatz #1, Cologne, Germany
    Written on spiders, SILVERMAN, San Francisco, USA
    Egypted, curated by Will Benedict, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna, Austria
    Aurora, Zwischen Nacht und Tag II, curated by Olga Lewicka and Roseline Rannoch, Berlin, Germany Zuordnungsprobleme, Galerie Johann König, Berlin, Germany
    Bar Ornella No. 33, Cologne, Germany
    Legend, curated by Alexis Vaillant, France
    Vertrautes Terrain, Aktuelle Kunst in / Über Deutschland, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
    Various sketches for leaving the room, STARSHIP Poster, LUDLOW 38 New York, USA and Rauchslon, Vienna, Austria.
    Looking Back: The White Columns Annual, selected by Jay Sanders, White Columns, New York, USA

  • 2007

    Ich Hätte Durchaus die Kraft, gar nichts zu tun, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
    Blindness, Pudel-Kollektion, Hamburg, Germany
    Evangelisch-katholisch, Montgomery, Berlin, Germany
    Artists In and Out of Cologne, MCA Miami and Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, Washington, USA
    dépendance at Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany

  • 2006

    Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, ICA Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
    Verdunklung /Darkening, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany

  • 2005

    Servus, union, curated by Jens Mentrup

Selected Bibliography

  • 2018

    ----, Michaela Eichwald at Maureen Paley, contemporaryartdaily.com, 8 February 2018

  • 2017

    I Ain't the Noing of it Im Just Onle the Showing uv it, Martin Clarke and Stephen Claydon (eds.), Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway (C)

  • 2008

    Organisation Todt, Starship, no. 11, Berlin
    Ode an die Hummeln, in S. Fischer, Yearbook of Lyric, Frankfurt

  • 2007

    Tombola de malades – she was so strong, in Transgression/ Excess and Paralipomena, Space Other, Boston

  • 2006

    Archangels, Patrons and Friends, Spex, June 2006
    Mehr Licht, mehr nicht, mehr Broschen, in Kreuz Wort Raetsel, ed. Thomas Gann / Armin Krämer, Hamburg
    Es muß etwas Lebendiges in den Deich, in Neue Probleme, ed. Mario Lasar and Markus Boesch

  • 2005

    Odlicht, Oedland, Kampf um Relevanz, Brochure
    Der Feinkosthändler, in The sky is thin as paper here, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

  • 2004

    Die Heiligtümer der Heiden: Matthias Schaufler, Texte zur Kunst, no. 54, 2004

  • 2003

    Agricolas Dunststrecke, Texte zur Kunst, no. 51, 2003 “OSMOSE,” Galerie Meerettich, Berlin

  • 2002

    Seligkeit ist nichts Verheissenes, in Kai Althoff: Gebaerden und Ausdruck, Berlin: Lukas and Sternberg, 2002
    Operation am offenen Pferd, on a exhibition curated by Albert Oehlen, Koelnischer Kunstverein, Texte zur Kunst, no. 47, 2002

Selected reviews

  • 2010

    After the Butcher: Michaela Eichwald, Judith Raum, Flash Art, vol. XLIII, no. 272, May - June 2010

  • 2009

    Michaela Eichwald, Dean Kissik, Flash Art, vol. XLII, no.268, October 2009
    Michaela Eichwald at Vilma Gold, Chris Fite-Wassilak, frieze online, December 10, 2009

  • 2008

    Is Painting Small the Next Big Thing?, Roberta Smith, New York Times, April 19, 2008
    Michaela Eichwald: Ergriffenes Dasein, Artist, Writer Mentalist, Anne Doran, Time Out New York, April 27, 2008

  • 2005

    Kampf um Relevanz oder die Mühlenn des Lebens, Nicolas Siepen, Texte zur Kunst, Dec. 2005

  • 2004

    Michaela Eichwald, Peter Abes, Spex, July 2004