biography of Pia FRIES (1955)

Personal data


Birth : 1955 - Beromuenster LU, Switzerland
Sex : F
Nationality/Affiliation : Germany

Address

Düsseldorf, Germany

Representatives

Christopher Grimes Gallery – 916 Colorado Avenue – Santa Monica CA, United States


Education

1977 – 1980 : Hochschule für Gestaltung und Kunst Luzern (Sculpture seminar) – Rössligasse 12 – Luzern LU, Switzerland
Pupil of / student of Anton EGLOFF [ 1933 ]
1980 – 1986 : Kunstakademie Düsseldorf – Eiskellerstrasse 1 – Düsseldorf, Germany
Pupil of / student of Gerhard RICHTER 格哈德·里希特 [ 1932 ]

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Oil/wood
Photography :

Subject

color
material

Works

Curver
Date of creation : 1998-1999
Medium : Oil/wood
Size : 110 x 150 cm
 
Morsedu
Date of creation : 1998-1999
Medium : Oil/wood
Size : 180 x 170 cm
 
Tenna
Date of creation : 1998-1999
Medium : Oil/wood
Size : 65 x 80 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2006

Schwarzwild
Bernard Jacobson Gallery – London, United Kingdom
06/01/2006 – 06/28/2006

2004

Distrito 4 – Madrid, Spain
02/13/2004 – 03/20/2004

2003

Mai 36 Galerie – Zürich ZH, Switzerland
2003 – 01/17/2004

2000

Galerie Rolf Ricke – Cologne, Germany
11/03/2000 – 12/22/2000

1999

Mai 36 Galerie – Zürich ZH, Switzerland
1999

Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst – Aachen, Germany
1999

Galerie Nelson – Paris, France
03/26/1999 – 05/15/1999

1998

Galerie Conrads – Düsseldorf, Germany
1998

1997

Kunstverein Freiburg – Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
01/31/1997 – 03/09/1997

1994

Mai 36 Galerie – Zürich ZH, Switzerland
1994

1992

Kunstmuseum – Luzern LU, Switzerland
1992

1988

Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle – Munich, Germany
1988

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2007

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain
Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais – Paris, France
10/18/2007 – 10/22/2007
Represented by : Distrito 4 – Barbara de Braganza 2 – Madrid, Spain

ArtBrussels – Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2007 – 04/23/2007
Represented by : Bernard Jacobson Gallery – 6 Cork Street – London, United Kingdom

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : CRG Gallery – 3rd floor 535 West 22ND Street – New York NY, United States

2004

FIAC Foire Internationale d’Art Contemporain, n°31
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/21/2004 – 10/25/2004
Represented by : Distrito 4 – Barbara de Braganza 2 – Madrid, Spain

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galerie Rodolphe Janssen – 35 rue de Livourne – Brussels, Belgium

2003

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/04/2003 – 12/07/2003
Represented by : Christopher Grimes Gallery – 916 Colorado Avenue – Santa Monica CA, United States

Art Cologne, n° 37
Cologne, Germany
10/29/2003 – 11/02/2003
Represented by : Mai 36 Galerie – Rämistrasse 37 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Distrito 4 – Barbara de Braganza 2 – Madrid, Spain

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galerie Rodolphe Janssen – 35 rue de Livourne – Brussels, Belgium

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Galerie Rodolphe Janssen – 35 rue de Livourne – Brussels, Belgium

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Galerie Nelson Freeman – 40 Rue Quincampoix – Paris, France

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Christopher Grimes Gallery – 916 Colorado Avenue – Santa Monica CA, United States

FIAC, n°29
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/24/2002 – 10/28/2002
Represented by : The Box Associati – Via San Francesco da Paola 36 – Turin TO, Italy

Art Forum Berlin, n° 7
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
09/26/2002 – 09/30/2002
Represented by : Mai 36 Galerie – Rämistrasse 37 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galerie Rodolphe Janssen – 35 rue de Livourne – Brussels, Belgium

KunstRAI
Amsterdam, Netherlands
05/15/2002 – 05/20/2002
Represented by : Galerie Tanya Rumpff – Spaarnwouderstraat 74 – Haarlem, Netherlands

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Galerie Conrads – Kronprinzenstrasse 9 – Düsseldorf, Germany

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : CRG Gallery – 3rd floor 535 West 22ND Street – New York NY, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Christopher Grimes Gallery – 916 Colorado Avenue – Santa Monica CA, United States

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Galerie Rodolphe Janssen – 35 rue de Livourne – Brussels, Belgium

Art Forum Berlin, n° 6
Messegelände Berlin / Exhibition Grounds Berlin – Berlin, Germany
10/03/2001 – 10/07/2001
Represented by : Mai 36 Galerie – Rämistrasse 37 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galerie Rodolphe Janssen – 35 rue de Livourne – Brussels, Belgium

Art Chicago 2001
Navy Pier – Chicago IL, United States
05/11/2001 – 05/14/2001
Represented by : CRG Gallery – 3rd floor 535 West 22ND Street – New York NY, United States

ArtBrussels – 19th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/20/2001 – 04/24/2001
Represented by : Galerie Conrads – Kronprinzenstrasse 9 – Düsseldorf, Germany

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Mai 36 Galerie – Rämistrasse 37 – Zürich ZH, Switzerland

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Conrads – Kronprinzenstrasse 9 – Düsseldorf, Germany


Group exhibitions

2004

Le syndrome de Babylone
Villa du Parc – Annemasse, France
11/20/2004 – 01/15/2005

2001

Absolut L.A. International Biennial Invitational
Bergamot Station Arts Center – Santa Monica CA, United States
07/18/2001 – 08/18/2001

SITE Santa Fe’s Fourth International Biennial – Beau Monde : Toward a Redeemed Cosmopolitanism
Site Santa Fe – Santa Fe NM, United States
07/14/2001 – 01/06/2002

2000

Super-Abstr-Action
Les Filles du Calvaire – Paris, France
02/03/2000 – 03/11/2000

1999

Super-Abstr-Action
The Box Associati – Turin TO, Italy
11/23/1999 – 11/28/1999

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

1998

Pia Fries, Stefan Gritsch, Katharina Grosse, Renée Levi, Dieter Villinger und Markus Weggenmann
Galerie Monika Reitz – Frankfurt, Germany
1998

1997

Pia Fries, Olav Christopher Jenssen, Perry Roberts
Galerie Conrads – Düsseldorf, Germany
1997

1995

Stiftung Kunst heute
Aargauer Kunsthaus Aarau – Aarau AG, Switzerland
1995

3 Positionen zur Malerei : Pia Fries, Gerhard Martini, Paul Moran
Galerie Cora Hölz – Düsseldorf, Germany
1995

Zeichnung : Innerschweiz II
Tal Museum – Engelberg OW, Switzerland
1995

1993

Troy Brauntuch, Thomas Ruff und Adrian Schiess
Mai 36 Galerie – Zürich ZH, Switzerland
1993

Hans Brändli, Karin Kneffel und Pia Fries
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle – Munich, Germany
1993

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


Exhibition catalogues

1999

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

1996

Pia Fries
Publisher: Kunstverein Freiburg – Rathausgasse 48 – Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
10/1996


Monographies

2000

Pia Fries – parsen und module
Publisher: Richter Verlag GmbH – Corneliusstraße 48 – Düsseldorf, Germany
2000
ISBN : 3-933807-12-3


Periodicals

1997

BEIL Ralf – Das urmein-Experiment
in: Kunst-Bulletin n° 4 p. 26
Zürich ZH, Switzerland
04/1997

Legals