Chronik

1938
Born in Electric City, WA
1958 – 1965
Studies Art at College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland
1965
Master-Degree at California Stanford University
1967
Resides in New York City
1969
Professor of Art an der University of Yale und der State University of New York
1971
Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship
1974
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1981
National Endowment for the Arts Fellowship
1982
Rijksmuseum Kroller-Muoller, Otterlo, Holland
1984
Laumier Scuplture Park, St Louis, Missouri
1988
Olympic Park, Seoul, South Korea
1996
Ballerup Kommune, Kopenhagen
Stipendium der Guggenheim Foundation und National Endowment for the Arts
Died on Jan 21 in New York

Ausstellungen

2012
Dennis Oppenheim - Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2011
Dennis Oppenheim - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
2011
Ecstasy… Body, Art, Land - Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, QC
2011
Dennis Oppenheim - Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010
The Body as Sculpture - Dennis Oppenheim - Musée Auguste Rodin - Paris, Paris
2010
Early Works - Thomas Solomon Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
2010
Dennis Oppenheim - Galleria Fumagalli, Bergamo
2009
Jarmuschek + Partner, Berlin, Germany
2009
Electric Kisses, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
2009
Performance Films 1970-1974, Ar t Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
2008
Drawings, Ball State University Museum of Art, Muncie , IN
2008
Safety Cones, Seattle Art Museum , Seattle, USA
2008
Edelman Arts, New York, USA
2008
Bending Nature, Franklin Park Conservatory, Columbus, Ohio (USA)
2008
That Was Then ... This Is Now, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York
2008
Dennis Oppenheim and Open Space, Open Concept Gallery, Grand Rapids MI, USA (solo)
2008
The Dennis Oppenheim Weeks. Retrospective, Kunstraum Potsdam (Germany) (solo)
2008
Experimental Films and Videos by DENNIS OPPENHEIM (1970-74) and ANNELIES STRBA (1997-2006), Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
2007
What does the Jellyfiish want?, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
2007
Montrasio Arte , Milano, Italy
2007
Studies, Drawings and other works, Galerie Sandrine Mons, Nizza, France
2006
Photo-Kunst der letzten 40 Jahre in der Graphischen Sammlung, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
2006
busy going crazy. the Sylvio Perlstein collection, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
2006
Artists at Work, Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
2006
Irritation des Gleichgewichts, Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
2006
Lovely Shanghai Music, Zendai Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
2006
Crisis of Modernism: The Post-Minimal Rebellion", Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
2006
Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Kitakyushu (solo)
2006
Galerie Pièce Unique, Paris, France (solo)
2006
Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY (solo)
2006
New Moment Ideas Gallery, Belgrad, Serbia (solo)
2005
Galleria In Arco, Turin, Italy (solo)
2005
Centro Cultural Bancaja de Valencia, Valencia, Spain (solo)
2005
Sala de Exposiciones de Verónicas, Murcia, Spain (solo)
2005
Casa de la provincia, Sevilla, Spain (solo)
2005
De la comtesse De Castiglione à Cindy Sherman, † Galerie de France, Paris, France
2005
Superstars - Das Prinzip Prominenz. Von Warhol bis Madonna, Kunsthalle Wien / Kunstforum Wien, Austria
2005
Videographies – The Early Decades – Cycle I and II, National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens, Greece
2005
EXIT- Ausstieg aus dem Bild, ZKM | Museum für Neue Kunst & Medienmuseum, Karlsruhe, Germany
2005
Slide Show , CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
2005
Overhead / Underfoot - The Topographical Perspective in Photography , Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
2005
Les Grands Spectacles - 120 Jahre Kunst und Massenkultur, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria
2005
Modèles modèles, Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Genf , Switzerland
2005
The Last Picture Show - Artists using Photography 1960-1982, Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
2005
Personal Mythologies - Earlier, Recent and Future Acquisitions, The Contemporary Museum Honolulu, Honolulu, HI
2005
Das Biest und andere Dämonen - Gemälde und Grafiken, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany
2004
Círculo de Bellas Arte, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2003
Centro Cultural Sa Nostra, Palma de Mallorca, Spain (solo)
2003
Nevada Museum of Art, Reno NV (solo)
2002
Joseph Helman Gallery, New York (solo)
2001
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Irland (solo)
2001
Guild Hall, East Hampton, U.S.A. (solo)
2001
Ludwig Forum, Aachen; Germany (solo)
2001
Musee des Beaux-Arts d'Arras, Arras, France (solo)
1997
Documenta X, Kassel, Germany
1997
Stefan Stux Gallery New York, New York
1996
Manheimer Kuntsverein Germany, Palazoo Delle Exposizioni Rome, Italy
1996
Museum of Comtemporary Los Angeles, CA
1993
Selected seminal works from 1967 to the present, Galerie Renée Ziegler, Zürich, Switzerland
1984
Tel Aviv Museum of Art Tel Aviv, Israel
1982
Metaphor, Hishorn Museum Washington, DC
1981
Whitney Biennale Italy
1974
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Holland
1972
Tate Gallery London, England
1970
Information, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY
1969
Ocean Project, Museum of Modern Art New York, NY

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Museu Serralves , Porto
Museum of Contemporary Art , Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art , North Miami
Neue Galerie , Graz
Nevada Museum of Art , Reno
SMAK Gent
University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum , Tampa
Zentrum für Zeitgenössische Kunst Schloss Ujazdowski , Warschau
Castello di Rivoli , Turin
Contemporary Art Museum Honolulu
International Artists' Museum , Lodz
Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art , Helsinki
Kunstmuseum Bonn
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Mamco Genf
MIT List Cisual Arts Center , Cambridge / MA
Musée d'Art Contemporain , Marseille
Musée d'Art moderne de Lille M6tropole , Villeneuve dAscq

Literatur

2001
Oppenheim Explorations Germano Celant, Charta, Milano
1997
Sculpture in the Age of Doubt, Thomas McEvilley, Allworth Press, New York
1997
Dennis Oppenheim, Germano Celant, Charta, Milano
1996
Dennis Oppenheim, Fundacao De Serralves, Porto
1995
Dennis Oppenheim Land Art 1968-78, Vestsjaellands Kunstmuseum, Storgade, Denmark
1994
Dennis Oppenheim Obra 1967-1994, Ajuntament de Barcelona, Barcelona
1992
Dennis Oppenheim, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona
1991
Dennis Oppenheim Drawings, Barbara Rose, La Difference, Paris
1990
Dennis Oppenheim: Selected Works 1967-90, Thomas McEvilley and Alanna Heiss, Harry N. Abrams Inc. and the Institute for Contemporary Art, New York
1984
Dennis Oppenheim, The Tel Aviv Museum, Tel Aviv
1979
Dennis Oppenheim, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
1978
Dennis Oppenheim, Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
1977
Dennis Oppenheim: Retrospective Works 1967-1977, Musee d'Art Contemporain, Montreal
1974
Dennis Oppenheim, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
1974
Dennis Oppenheim, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam