Will Benedict

Born in 1978 in Los Angeles, Californie.
Lives and works in Paris.

Represented by the galleries Balice Hertling Paris, Dépendance Brussel, Rob Tufnell London and Overduin & Co Los Angeles, Neue Alte Brücke Francfort et Gio Marconi Milan. 

Biography
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EDUCATION

1999–2004 Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, USA
2004–2006 Staedelschule, Frankfurt/Main


SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Rob Tufnell, London, UK
NAAAAAAAAAB (with Anita Leisz), Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt, Germany

2015
New Videos with David Leonard, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand
New Posters and Paintings for an Underground Parking Garage, Galerie Balice Hertling, Paris, France
A Bone in the Cheese, Bortolami Gallery, New York, NY
Dirty Weather, Overduin & Co, Los Angeles, CA

2014
Coruption Feeds, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen
Will Benedict & Henning Bohl, Castillo Corrales, Paris
Comparison Leads to Violence, Balice Hertling, Paris
Blé, Dépendance, Brussels
Almost Human, YEARS, Copenhagen

2013
T.V. Dinner: The Narcissism of Minor Differences, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
Black Friday Sample Sale, Meyer Kainer, Vienna

2012
Dead Sea Sample Sale, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt/Main
Bread and Butt, w/ Julie Verhoeven, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Bonjour Tourist, Gio’ Marconi, Milan

2011
Will Benedict, Lucie Stahl, Dingum, Eternithaus, Berlin
Will Benedict, Lucie Stahl, Galerie Christian Andersen, Copenhagen

2010
Will Benedict, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt
Will Benedict, Lucie Stahl, Caribic Residency, Hamburg

2009
Will Benedict, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Will Benedict, Sara Deraedt, Förderverein für Aktuelle Kunst, Münster.


GROUP EXHIBITION

2016
Berlin Biennale, Berlin
Minerva, Sydney, Australia
World Food Books, Melbourne, Australia
Hopkinson Mossman, Auckland, New Zealand

2015
31st Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York

2014
Warm Math, Balice Hertling at the Film Center, New York
The Hawker, dépendance at Carlos Ishikawa, Brussels

2013
Spot, Balice Hertling with Galleria Nilufar and Giò Hôtel Miramion, Paris
Will Benedict, Tom Humphreys, Lucie Stahl, UIC, Chicago.
Purple Glass, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles.
Will Benedict, Tom Humphreys, Lucie Stahl, Tomorrow, Toronto.
Catch as Catch Can, Locks Gallery, Philadelphia.

2012
Neue Alte Brücke and Real Fine Arts, Valentin, Paris.
If there would be a face, this would be a cat, dépendance, Brussels.
Used Photo Copier, Hotel, London.
The Piano Lesson, Vilma Gold, London.

2011
Flaca, Portikus, Frankfurt.
Secretariat, Renwick Gallery, New York.
A Hole is to Dig, Office Baroque, Antwerp.

2010
Before and After, Balice Hertling, Paris.
Something Blue, Issue 1, Landings, Oslo.
Something Blue, Pilot issue, Archive Kabinett, Berlin.

2009
Will Benedict, Michael Hall, Tom Humphreys, Wolfram Otto, Kunstbüro, Vienna.
Sleepwalking, Temporary Gallery, Cologne.
Thomas Bayrle, Will Benedict, Andrei Koschmieder, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt/Main.

2008
Will Benedict, Anita Leisz, Lucie Stahl, Croy Nielsen, Berlin.
Will Benedict, Sara Deraedt, Markus Krottendorfer, SongSong, Vienna.
Mystery of the Invisible Clock, curated by Joshua Nathanson, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles.
Zuordnungsprobleme, Galerie Johann Koenig, Berlin.
Zero Track, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Boltenstern.raum, Vienna.
Egypted, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna.

2007
It Takes Something to Make Something, Sammlung Rausch, Portikus, Frankfurt
Absolventenausstellung Staedelmuseum, Frankfurt
Where was I?, curated by Joshua Nathanson, Pauline, Los Angeles
Sex, Tension, Despair, Wow so what!, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Open Dojo, Kreiling and Dodd, Los Angeles
This is Happening, curated by Martin Guttmann, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna

2006
Weird War, Künstlerhaus, Stuttgart
Ayurvedic, Free Clinic, Chicago
The Common Reader, TPS, San Antonio
Beast or Dressed Like a Beast, Flaca, London2005
Everything in Particular, curated by Kevin Hainley and Michael Krebber, ACME, Los Angeles
Honey, sometimes your low self esteem is just common sense, Galerie Nomadenoase, Hamburg
Having Differences, I-20, New York
Winter’s Back Show, Nizza Transfer, Frankfurt

2004
Provider, Peanutbutter Shop, Los Angeles
Right To Militancy, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena


CURATED EXHIBITIONS

2013
Vertical Club, Bortolami Gallery, New York
TV Dinner: The Narcissism of Minor Differences, Halle Für Kunst, Lüneburg, Germany

2012
Anita Leisz/ Nora Schultz, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Clegg&Guttmann, Bawag Contemporary
Commercial Psycho, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York.

2011
Edition/ Non-Edition, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Anita Leisz/ Wolfgang Breuer, w/ Lucie Stahl, Renwick Gallery, New York.
Pro Choice, w/ Lucie Stahl, Shattendorf Kunstverein, Shattendorf.

2008
Egypted, Kunstverein Exnergasse, Vienna

2007
Michaela Eichwald/ Jana Euler, Egypted, Vienna
Lucy Dodd/ Josh Nathanson/ Bernhard Willhelm, Egypted, Vienna
Thomas Bayrle, Egypted, Vienna
Poster Show, Egypted, Vienna

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