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  [Martin Beck]

*1963 Bludenz, lives in New York and Vienna

Solo exhibitions (selection)
2012 “the particular way in which a thing exists”, Leonard & Bina Ellen Gallery, Concordia University, Montreal
47 Canal, New York
“a diagram, a reading, a film”, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
2011 “Remodel”, Ludlow 38, New York (collaboration with Ken Saylor)
2010 “Social Abstraction”, Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt
2009 “Panel2: ‘Nothing better than a touch of ecology and catastrophe to unite the social classes…’”, Arthur Ross Gallery, Buell Hall, Columbia University, New York
2008 “Panel2: ‘Nothing better than a touch of ecology and catastrophe to unite the social classes…’”, Gasworks, London
2007 “About the Relative Size of Things in the Universe,” Casco, Utrecht
“The details are not the details”, Orchard Gallery, New York
2006 “Installation,“ Secession, Vienna (collaboration with Julie Ault)
“Information,” Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York (collaboration with Julie Ault)
2005 Galerie j, Geneva
2003 “an Exhibit viewed played populated”, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
2002 “mirror/mirror,” Planet 22, Geneva (collaboration with Julie Ault)
2000 “Outdoor Systems, indoor distribution”, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin (collaboration with Julie Ault)
1997 co-founder of Parasite (artist’s organization committed to supporting, documenting and presenting project-based artwork)
“Archives: History, Tools, Practice”, a discussion and presentation series, co-organization with Julie Ault within the framework of Parasite
“storage (displayed)”, spot, New York
1996 “Transfer,” Galerie Mathias Kampl, Munich
“Produktion Pop”, Depot, Vienna (collaboration with Mathias Poledna and Jon Savage)
1995 “Trade (Europe)”, Contemporary Art Center, Moscow
“…featuring … featuring...”, Forum Stadtpark, Graz
“FFREW.Archiv / FFREW.Film”, Kunstverein München, Munich (collaboration with Mathias Poledna)

Group exhibitions (selection)
2012 Extra City, Antwerp
“Realness Respect”, Kunstverein Medienturm, Graz
2011 “Beziehungsarbeit”, Künstlerhaus, Vienna
“Communitas: Die unrepräsentierbare Gemeinschaft”, Camera Austria, Graz
2010 São Paulo Bienal, São Paulo (collaboration with Julie Ault)
“Teatrino/ Palermo”, Renwick Gallery, New York
“Exhibitions”, Projects Art Centre, Dublin
2009 “Teatrino/Palermo,” New Festival, Centre Pompidou, Paris
“Amerikana”, Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunst, Berlin
“History of the Future”, Artecontempo, Lisbon
“Come in, friends, the house is yours!”, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
“History Lessons”, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
2008 “Idealismusstudio”, Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
“The Greenroom: Reconsidering the Documentary and Contemporary Art”, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York (collaboration with Julie Ault)
“Data Recovery”, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Bergamo (collaboration with Julie Ault)
“Modernism: On and Off the Grid”, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
“Collecting and Collectivity”, Circuit Gallery, Dallas (collaboration with Julie Ault)
2007 “Archeologies of the Future”, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao
2006 “The Domain of the Great Bear”, Kunstraum München, Munich
“Manifesta 6”, Nicosia, Cyprus (collaboration with Julie Ault)
“Why Pictures Now”, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna
“Reality / Play,” Orchard Gallery, New York
2005 “One Minute Film Festival”, Orchard Gallery, New York; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus
2004 “Räume: Arbeiten an einer Geschichte der Gegenwart”, Häusler Contemporary, Munich
“Born of Necessity”, Weatherspoon Museum, Greensboro (collaboration with Julie Ault)
2003 “Die Offene Stadt”, Kokerei Zollverein, Essen (collaboration with Julie Ault)
2002 “Routes,” Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
“Campus,” Kokerei Zollverein, Essen (collaboration with Julie Ault)
2001 “Tele(visions): Kunst sieht fern,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
“The Magic Hour”, Neue Galerie, Graz (collaboration with Julie Ault)
“Dedalic Convention”, Museum für Angewandte Kunst (MAK), Vienna (collaboration with Julie Ault)
“Artists’ Writing Reading Room”, Side Street Projects, Los Angeles
“Song Poems”, Cohan Leslie and Brown Gallery, New York
“Contemporary Utopia”, Latvian Center for Contemporary Art, Riga (collaboration with Julie Ault)
1999 “Billboard”, MASSMoCA, North Adams (collaboration with Julie Ault)
“1970 Bronson Ave”, Los Angeles (collaboration with Julie Ault)
1998 “There Is No Business Like Business,” Shedhalle Zürich
1997 “Kunst in der Stadt”, Kunsthaus Bregenz
1996 “Departure Lounge”, The Clocktower Gallery/PS1 Museum, New York
“Manifesta I”, various locations, Rotterdam

Curatorial projects
2005 “Mirage”, Alexander and Bonin Gallery, New York (collaboration with Julie Ault)
2004 “Räume: Arbeiten an einer Geschichte der Gegenwart”, Häusler Contemporary, Munich


REALNESS RESPECT. 

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Martin Beck, The Environmental Witch-Hunt, 2008. HD Video, projected in screening room with paint treatment. .

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