Chronologie

1977
Born in Sochumi, Georgia, lives in Zurich
1986 – 1991
National Art School, Sochumi, Georgia
1993 – 1994
Study at Phil. Institute "Gogebaschwili," Tiblissi, Georgia
1995 – 1999
Visual Art School in Basel
2002 – 2003
Atelierstipendium Stiftung Binz 39, Zurich
2003
Bundesstipendium für Freie Kunst
2004
Atelierstipendium der Stadt Zürich (Paris)
2005
Kiefer-Hablitzel
2006
Manor Kunstpreis Kt. Zürich

Expositions

2011
Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy
2011
Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
2011
Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
2011
National Gallery Prize for Young Art 2010, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
2010
Die Nase des Michelangelo, Galerie Peter Kilchmann at Marktgasse, Zurich, Switzerland
2010
10'000 Lives, 8th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Corea
2010
032 Workshop Report #1 (Moscow)", Baibakov Art Projects, Moscow, Russia
2010
Gott ist tot aber das Mädchen nicht", Schinkel pavillon, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2010
Skin Fruit: Selection from the Dakis Joannou Collection, New Museum, New York
2010
Books, Editions, and the Like, Swiss Institute, New York, USA
2010
Andro Wekua: 1995, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels (solo)
2010
Abstract Resistance, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
2009
Carnegie Internationale“, Pittsburgh, cur. Douglas Foggle
2009
Gladstone Galerie, Bruxelles (solo)
2009
Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (solo)
2009
Wiels, Bruxelles, cur. Dirk Snauwaert, Okt. 24 – Dez. 1 (solo)
2009
Museion, Bozen, cur. Letizia Ragaglia, May 23 – Aug. 30 (solo)
2009
“Le Sang du Poète”, Estuaire Nantes, Saint-Nazaire, cur. Laurence Gateau, Adam Budack, June 6 – Oct. 4
2009
“A State of Mind”, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin, cur. Paolo Colombo, April 3 – July 5
2009
“Born in Georgia”, Cobra Museum, Amsterdam, Jan. 23 – June 14
2008
Camden Art Center, London, Dec. 5 – Feb. 9, 2009, ex. cat. (solo)
2008
De Hallen Haarlem, Haarlem, cur. Xander Karskens, Sept. 13 – Nov. 23, ex. cat. (solo)
2008
“Shifting Identities”, Kunsthaus Zürich, cur. Mirjam Varadinis, June 6 – Aug. 31, ex. cat. (group)
2008
Le Magasin CNAC, Grenoble, Mai 25 – Aug. 24, ex. cat. (solo)
2008
“Blue Mirror”, Gladstone Gallery, New York, March 1 – 29 (solo)
2008
"Paintings 1936-2008," The Approach, London
2007
“Makers and Modelers,” Gladstone Gallery, New York
2007
"Absent Without Leave," Victoria Miro Galley, London
2007
"Fractured Figure," DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens
2007
"Andro Wekua," Peter Kilchmann Gallery, Zurich
2007
"Interlude," Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
2007
Andro Wekua-Wait to Wait, Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam (solo)
2006
Manor Kunstpreis, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur (solo)
2006
Without Mirror, Gladstone Gallery, New York (solo)
2006
Printemps de Septembre, Festival of Contemporary Images, Toulouse
2006
Painting Architecture, Camden Arts Center, London
2006
The Kate Moss Show, Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
2006
Collectors 1, Collezione La Gaia, Busca
2006
Infinite Painting, Villa Manin, Centre for Contemporary Art, Passarino, Codroipo
2006
4th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
2006
Painting Architecture, Le Plateau, Frac Ile-de-France, Paris
2006
Neuerwerbsausstellung der Grafischen Sammlung, Kunsthaus Zürich
2005
Concrete Castle, Confort Moderne, Poitiers
2005
Unter 30, Centre PasquArt, Biel
2005
Lively Memories, Plattform, Berlin
2005
Expanded Painting, Prague Biennale 2, Karlin Hall, Prague
2005
Come Back/Le Retour, Crac Alsace, Altkirch
2005
The Rubell Collection, Miami (solo)
2005
Insert: Andro Wekua, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (solo)
2005
Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich (solo)
2005
Del Rio, Shirana Shahbazi & Andro Wekua, Zimmerfrei, Lugano (solo)
2004
Fürchte Dich, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich
2004
The Human Face is an Empty Force, a Field of Death, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
2004
Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris
2004
Tuesday is gone, Karvasla, Tiblissi
2004
Emotion Eins, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
2004
Emotion Eins, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal
2004
Strategies of Desire, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz
2004
Dessins et des autres – Part II, Galerie Catherine Bastide, Brussels
2004
Shake – ID Troubles, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
2004
That would have been wonderful, Neue Kunst Halle St. Gallen, St. Gallen (solo)
2003
Go to church mam, go to church, Kilchmann plus, Zurich (solo)
2003
Which side are you on? Kunstraum Walcheturm, Zurich
2003
Coup de coeur/a sentimental choice, Crac Alsace, Altkirch
2003
It´s in our hands, Migros Museum, Zurich
2003
Diarios Urbanos - Joven arte suizo, Alcalá, Madrid
2003
Durchzug/Draft, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zurich
2002
Centro de Arte Contemporanea, Bellinzona
2002
Persönliche Pläne, Die Zeichnung vom Lebensplan bis zum Weltentwurf, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
2002
Heirat im Westen, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, project space
2002
Wald und Explosionen, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich
2001
und/oder/aber, Stiftung Binz 39, Zurich
2000
Ausstellungssaal Tiblissi (solo)

Publications

2010
Creamier: "Skin Fruit", Lisa Philips, Massimiliano Gioni, New Museum, New York, ex. cat.
2010
The Art of Tomorrow", Astrid Wege, Oliver Koerner von Gustorf, Laura Hoptmann a.o., Distanz Verlag, Berlin, pp. 310 - 313
2010
Voici un Dessin Suisse 1990 - 2010, Julie Enckell Julliard, Daniel Baumann, Stéphane Cecconi a.o., Musée Rath, Geneva, JRP Ringier Kunstverlag AG, Zurich, ex. cat. pp. 244 - 246, 250, 255
2010
Creamier: 100 Contemporary Artists, Douglas Fogle, Kitty Scott, Elena Filipovic, Phaidon, London
2009
Shapes of Things to Come, text by Meghan Dailey, Saatchi Gallery, London, ex. cat.
2009
Younger Than Jesus: Artisti Directory, Massimiliano Gioni, Lauren Cornell, New Museum, New York
2009
Galleries, ArtAsiaPacific, Almanac 2009, 104-113
2009
Museums, ArtAsiaPacific, Almanac 2009, 114-121
2009
Georgia, ArtAsiaPacific, Almanac 2009, 165
2009
Milliard, Colline, “Andro Wekua,” Art Review, issue 30/March 2009, 125.
2008
Morton, Tom, “Zwarte zee: De magische kunst van Andro Wekua,” Metropolis M
2008
Therapy, August/September 2008, 30-35
2008
Gilman, Claire, “Andro Wekua: Wax Mannequins, Childhood Memories, Sneakers and Solitude,” Frieze, September 2008, 166-167.
2008
Dreyfus, Laurence, "Andro Wekua Le Virtuose," L'Officiel, Août 2008, 266-269.
2007
Fractured Figure, Deste Foundation For Contemporary Art, Athens, 2007
2007
Andro Wekua: The Hydra Workshops, Sadie Coles, Tom Morton, London, ex. cat.
2006
Andro Wekua: Without Mirror, Gladstone Gallery, New York, 2006
2006
If there ever was one, Schwarz, Dieter, Wolfs, Rein, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, JRP Ringier, Zurich, ex.cat.
2006
Bubbles: Notes on Andro Wekua, Zolghadr,Tirdad, Parkett, No 78, p. 6 – 12
2006
Aperto Georgia, McBride, Nathaniel, Flash Art, Milan, Nov-Dec, pp. 66 - 68
2006
Out of the Past, Conti, Samatha, W Magazine, pp. 354-359
2006
Top 100 Artists, Politi, Giancarlo, Kontova, Helena, Flash Art, Milan, Vol. XXXIX, No. 250, Oct., pp. 68-70
2006
Back to Life, Subotnick, Ali, Parkett, Zurich No. 77, Sep., p. 186
2006
Wind unter den Füssen, Baumann, Daniel (int.), Kunst-Bulletin, Zurich, No. 7/8, July/Aug., pp. 32-37
2005
Une si belle saison, Gygax, Raphael a.o., Crac Alsace, Altkirch, ex.cat., Sept. pp. 66-69, 84-86
2005
Andro Wekua, Jetzer, Gianni, Flash Art, Milano, March/Apr., p. 115
2004
Andro Wekua / That Would Have Been Wonderful, Jetzer, Gianni, Edition Patrick Frey, Zurich, cat.