biography of Michel MAJERUS (1967-2002)

Personal data


Birth : 1967 - Esch, Luxembourg
Death : 11/06/2002 - , Luxembourg
Sex : M
Nationality/Affiliation : Germany - Luxembourg

Representatives

Asprey Jacques Gallery – 4 Clifford Street – London, United Kingdom
Friedrich Petzel Gallery – 535 West 22nd Street – New York NY, United States
Galerie Neugerriemschneider – Linienstrasse 155 – Berlin, Germany


Education

1986 – 1992 : Staatliche Akademie Der Bildenden Kunste Stuttgart – Am Weissenhof 1 – Stuttgart, Germany

Professional data


Work and Life

11/06/2002:Was killed in an airplane crash on a flight to Luxembourg.

Work


Categorie and medium


Sculpture-Volume : Installation

Subject

culture/media
Daily life

Works

Space-Safari
Date of creation : 1997
Medium : Installation
 
Aquarell
Date of creation : 1996
Medium : Installation
 
Fertiggestellt zur Zufriedenheit...
Date of creation : 1996
Medium : Installation
 
If we are dead, so it is
Medium : Installation
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2002

Michel Majerus
Galerie Neugerriemschneider – Berlin, Germany
2002 – 05/11/2002

1999

Asprey Jacques Gallery – London, United Kingdom
1999

Galleria Gio Marconi – Milan MI, Italy
1999

Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle – Munich, Germany
1999

1998

Never trip alone, always use 2 players mode
Eleni Koroneou Gallery – Athens, Greece
1998

1997

Space Safari
Tornberg Gallery – Lund, Sweden
1997

1996

Aesthetic Standard
Grazer Kunstverein – Graz, Austria
1996

Aquarell
Hamburger Kunsthalle – Hamburg, Germany
1996

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Friedrich Petzel Gallery – 535 West 22nd Street – New York NY, United States

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galleria Gió Marconi – Via Tadino 15 – Milan MI, Italy

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Galerie Neugerriemschneider – Linienstrasse 155 – Berlin, Germany

Art Forum Berlin, n° 8
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/01/2003 – 10/05/2003
Represented by : Texte zur Kunst – Berlin, Germany

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Neugerriemschneider – Linienstrasse 155 – Berlin, Germany

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Galerie Baronian-Francey – 2 rue Isidore Verheyden – Brussels, Belgium

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Friedrich Petzel Gallery – 535 West 22nd Street – New York NY, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Asprey Jacques Gallery – 4 Clifford Street – London, United Kingdom

Art Forum Berlin, n° 7
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
09/26/2002 – 09/30/2002
Represented by : Galerie Neugerriemschneider – Linienstrasse 155 – Berlin, Germany

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Neugerriemschneider – Linienstrasse 155 – Berlin, Germany

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Eleni Koroneou Gallery – Mitseonstreet 5-7 – Athens, Greece

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Asprey Jacques Gallery – 4 Clifford Street – London, United Kingdom

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Asprey Jacques Gallery – 4 Clifford Street – London, United Kingdom

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 8
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : Asprey Jacques Gallery – 4 Clifford Street – London, United Kingdom

Art Forum Berlin, n° 6
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/03/2001 – 10/07/2001
Represented by : Asprey Jacques Gallery – 4 Clifford Street – London, United Kingdom

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Neugerriemschneider – Linienstrasse 155 – Berlin, Germany

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Eleni Koroneou Gallery – Mitseonstreet 5-7 – Athens, Greece

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Asprey Jacques Gallery – 4 Clifford Street – London, United Kingdom

Arte Fiera – Mostra Mercato d’Arte contemporanea
Quartiere Fieristico – Bologna BO, Italy
01/25/2001 – 01/29/2001
Represented by : Galleria Gió Marconi – Via Tadino 15 – Milan MI, Italy

2000

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 7
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
10/05/2000 – 10/08/2000
Represented by : Asprey Jacques Gallery – 4 Clifford Street – London, United Kingdom

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Karlheinz Meyer – Ernststr. 88 – Karlsruhe, Germany

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 6
Turin TO, Italy
10/07/1999 – 10/10/1999
Represented by : Galleria Gió Marconi – Via Tadino 15 – Milan MI, Italy

1998

ARCO – Feria Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo, n°17
Parque Ferial Juan Carlos I – Madrid, Spain
1998
Represented by : Galerie Sprüth Magers – Wormser Strasse 23 – Cologne, Germany


Group exhibitions

2002

Christian Flamm, Thilo Heinzmann, Michel majerus and Antje Majewski
Artbank Gallery – London, United Kingdom
2002

Lila, weiß und andere Farben: A Summer Group Show
Galerie Max Hetzler – Berlin, Germany
08/10/2002 – 09/07/2002

Ouverture
Palais de Tokyo – Site de Création Contemporaine – Paris, France
01/29/2002 – 04/21/2002

2000

Malerei
INIT Kunst-Halle Berlin – Berlin, Germany
2000

Négociations
CRAC Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain du Languedoc-Roussillon – Sète, France
2000

1999

Expanded Design
Salzburger Kunstverein – Salzburg, Austria
1999

German Open
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg – Wolfsburg, Germany
11/13/1999 – 03/26/2000

d’APERTutto – 48° Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
06/13/1999 – 11/07/1999

1998

Manifesta 2
Casino Luxembourg Forum d’Art Contemporain – Luxembourg, Luxembourg
06/28/1998 – 10/11/1998

1996

Under Thirty
Galerie Metropol – Vienna, Austria
1996

Wunderbar
Kunstverein in Hamburg – Hamburg, Germany
1996

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2002

Vitamin P – New Perspectives in Painting
Publisher: Phaidon Press – Regent’s Wharf – London, United Kingdom
Author: Collectif
2002
ISBN : 071484246X

Art Now
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
Author: Riemschneider Burkhard
2002
ISBN : 382281444X

1999

Art at the Turn of the Millenium / L’Art au Tournant de l’An 2000
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Collectif
Director of publication: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
1999
ISBN : 3822873934


Exhibition catalogues

2000

German Open, Gegenwartskunst in Deutschland
Publisher: Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg – Porschestrasse 53 – Wolfsburg, Germany
2000
ISBN : 3775709045

1999

La Biennale di Venezia, 48a Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte
Publisher: Marsilio Editions – Venice VE, Italy
06/1999
ISBN : 882080414X


Periodicals

2002

MENIN Samuele & POLITI Gea – Focus Germany
in: Flash Art n° 224 p. 114 vol. 34
Milan MI, Italy
05/2002-06/2002

1998

POSCA Claudia – Manifesta in Luxemburg
in: Kunstforum International n° 142 p. 311
Ruppichteroth, Germany
10/1998-11/1998

Legals