Esther Kläs
Portfolio von Esther Kläs
Ausstellungen mit Kadel Willborn:
2017
born 1981 in Mainz, Germany, lives and works in Barcelona, Spain

From 2010 till 2007 MFA at Hunter College, New York, US
Until 2007 Art Academy Düsseldorf, DE

Awards
2017
Artist in residence, Proyecto AMIL, Lima, Peru
2010
Tony Smith Award
2009
DAAD - German Academy Exchange Service, New York, USA
2007
Lepsien Art Foundation
Einzelausstellungen
2017 "ola / wave", Proyecto Amil, Lima, PE
2016 "Bet Ween", Peter Blum, New York, US
"Our Reality (more)", SpazioA, Pistoia, IT
2015 "Our Reality", Fondazione Brodbeck, Catania, IT
"Ferma (5)2, deCordova, Lincoln, Massachusetts, US
"Whatness" (together with Johannes Wald), Kunsthalle Bielefeld, DE
"DE CHERE: Sculpture", Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, BE
2014 "Palomar", Peter Blum, New York, US
"Girare Con Te", Museo Marino Marini, Firenze, IT
2012 "Better Energy", curated by Peter Eleey, MoMA PS1, New York, US
"Corpo Naturale", SpazioA, Pistoia, IT
2011 "Nobody Home", Peter Blum Gallery, New York, US
2009 "You, and the Dance with the Tortoise", Parkhaus, Düsseldorf, DE
"OFFICIAL", Envoy Gallery, New York, NY
Gruppenausstellungen
2016 "Grammar", Coustof Waxman, New York, US
"Karl", Parkhaus, Düsseldorf, DE
"Che il vero possa confutare il falso", curated by Luigi Fassi und Alberto Salvatori, Palazzo Pubblico / Santa Maria Della Scala / Accademia Fisiocritici, Siena, IT
"Corridor Plateau VI", curated by Christian Freudenberger, Markus Karstieß, DREI, Cologne, DE
"Lean", curated by Elena Tavecchia, Embajada, Puerto Rico, PR
"Proof of Life", Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, DE
2015 "Drawing Redefined", deCordova, Lincoln, US
"Objects Food Rooms", curated by Andria Hickey, Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York, US
2014 "Fortuna", Autocenter, Berlin, DE
"Manners of Matter", curated by Chris Sharp, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, AT and Musée du château des ducs de Wurtemberg, Montbéliard, FR
"PART 2", Warhus Rittershaus, Cologne, DE
KOLUMBA, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums Köln, Cologne, DE
2013 "A Stone Left Unturned", Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR
"Condensations - source code", KLEMM’S, Berlin, DE
"Corridor Plateau III", Galerie Drei, Cologne, DE
"KölnSkulptur #7", curated Friedrich Meschede, Cologne, DE
"Champs Elysées", curated by Julie Boukobza, Simon Castets and Nicola Trezzi, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR
"Several Species of Small Furry Animals gathered Together in a cave and grooving with a Pict", VW, Berlin Prague Biennale 6, Prague, CZ
"Révolte Logique", Part II, Marcelle Alix Galerie, Paris, FR
Art Unlimited, ART BASEL, Basel, CH
"braccia", Museo Marino Marini, Firenze, IT
2012 "Cave In", Cueva Archillas, Puerto Rico, PR
"Configurations", organized by Public Art Fund, curated by Andria Hickey, Metrotech Center Commons, New York, US
"Mexico City Blues", Shanaynay, Paris, FR
"klaer, uglee callamari", Ramiken Crucible, New York, US
"Two Hands and a Head", SVIT, Prague, CZ
2011 "Esther Kläs · Elizabeth Newman", SpazioA gallery, Pistoia, IT
"Opossums Persimmons", with Nancy de Holl, Bureau, New York, US
"Tranches de Savoir", curated by C L E A R I N G, Cultural Services of the French Embassy, New York, US
"STONE SOUP", with Thomas Fougeirol, C L E A R I N G, New York, US
"RISE, ROSE, RISEN", with Harold Ancart, Emily Harvey Foundation, Venezia, IT
"Antic Measures", Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin, DE
2010 "Everything in Moderation", 106 Green, Brooklyn, New York, US
"Knight’s Move", curated by Fionn Meade, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York, US
"Shape language", Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York, US
"houseWarning", Hopkins Hall Gallery, Columbus, US
"Immaterial", curated by Fairfax Dorn, Ballroom, Marfa, US
2009 "Jamsession", La Generale, Sèvres, France, FR
2008 "Mousseux et Dames", Lepsien Art Foundation, Düsseldorf, DE
"46 Beard Street", Brooklyn, New York, US
"Paramount", Bel-etage, Cologne, DE
"Jamsession", Gloria Halle, Düsseldorf, DE
"On producabillity", 5533, Istanbul, TR
"Concrete Jungle", Theatergalerie, Mönchengladbach, DE
"Believe me", KIT, Düsseldorf, DE
"UNTER TAG (11min)", Gloria Halle, Düsseldorf, DE
2007 "Venezia", Alte Post, Neuss, DE
"Von oben gesehen", KIK, Düsseldorf, DE
"BAMBY", Lepsien Art Foundation, Düsseldorf, DE
2006 "Political wellness", Kunst im Hafen, Düsseldorf, DE
"Commander 3000", Acapulco, Düsseldorf, DE
"Wir waren mal Freunde gewesen", Gloria Halle, Düsseldorf, DE
"miss commander and her boxing boyfriend", MAXIM, Cologne, DE
2005 "Es wird vielleicht Probleme geben", University of Bonn, Art History department, DE
"CRYSTAL COWBOYS", Acapulco, Düsseldorf, DE
"eme3", Barcelona, ES
2004 "Bernadette", Reinraum, Düsseldorf, DE
2002 "Hotel Ufer", Düsseldorf, DE
Publikationen
2016
G. Bazzani, Esther Kläs, Flash Art, no.326, marzo/aprile 2016, pp. 82-83.

2015
Esther Kläs. Each sculpture has to be complete, interview by Andrea Ruggieri, arte e critica 83, 2015.
G. Diana, I morbidi cementi di Esther Kläs, Arte, nr. 508, december 2015.
Drawing Redefined, deCordova, Lincoln, MA USA, exhibition catalogue, 2015.
Whatness, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany, exhibition catalogue, 2015.

2014
Esther Kläs, Year 45, Art Basel, 2014.
Esther Kläs, Not Now, 2014.
B. A. MacAdam, Esther Kläs, Art News, June 2014.

2013
Esther Kläs, Palomar, 2013.

2012
R. Zbengheci, First Person: Esther Kläs at MoMA PS1, “contemporaryperformance.com”, August 14, 2012.
B. Walsh, Esther Kläs, Art Review:, September 2012.
A. Russet, Tire Tracks, Totems and Tricked-Out Trees: Lara Favaretto and Esther Kläs at MoMA PS1, Gallerist NY, September 2012.
M. Vali, Esther Kläs, MoMA PS1, Artforum.com, September 2012.
E. Tavecchia, Esther Kläs, interview, Mousse #31, Dec 2011 - Jan 2012.
Goings On About Town: Art, The New Yorker, January 2012.

2011
M. Prince, Antic Measures, “Frieze.com”, November 15, 2011.
P. Plagens, Abstracts (Subtle or Semi) And Bold Dimensions, “Wall Street Journal”, December 10, 2011.
It’s a Draw: Esther Kläs at Peter Blum Gallery and ‘Cory Arcangel vs. Pierre Bismuth’ at Team Gallery, “New York Observer”, December 5, 2011.
E. Bryant, Brooding and Delicate: Esther Kläs’s sculptures have weight, “Modern Painters”, November 2011.

2010
Possible Press Vol. 1, issue 3, December 2010, Philadelphia.
Knight’s Move, exhibition catalogue, Sculpture Centre, New York, 2010.

2008
Jahreskatalog des Förderprogramms 2007/08 der Lepsien Art Foundation, Lepsien Art Foundation, 2008.
Believe me, KIT, exhibition catalogue.














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