b. 1954, Germany

Michael Krebber Biography

Michael Krebber is one of the central figures in Cologne-based art scene and is prominently involved in the international scene of conceptual painting. Krebber questions in his work the medium’s ontology. The artist includes only one or two brush strokes on a large canvas or sometimes covers his canvases with exhibition posters. Through this ultra-restrained intervention, Krebber’s conceptual approach examines what can come next for painting.

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Selected recent solo shows include: Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland (2017); Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal (2016); Greene Naftali, New York, USA (2015); Galerie Nagel Draxler, Düsseldorf, Germany (2014); Maureen Paley, London, U.K. (2013); CAPC, Bordeaux, France (2012); Here comes the sons, Real Fine Arts, New York, USA (2011); Miami City Ballet, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Berlin, Germany (2010); Pubertät in der Lehre⁄Puberty in Teaching, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Köln, Germany (2009); Respekt Frischlinge, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany (2008); sometimes it snows in april (presentation with Rachel Harrison), The McAllister Institute, New York, U.S.A (2006); Alien Hybrid Creatures, Schaufensterdekoration, Antiquariat Buchholz, Köln, with the Secession, Wien (2005); Unfinished Too Soon, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium (2004).

Text courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel.

Michael Krebber Featured Artworks

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Cartouche Painting N°4 by Michael Krebber contemporary artwork painting
Michael Krebber Cartouche Painting N°4, 2017 Acrylic on canvas
105 x 80 cm
Galerie Chantal Crousel Contact Gallery
Untitled by Michael Krebber contemporary artwork works on paper, drawing
Michael Krebber Untitled, 1995 Watercolour and ballpoint pen on paper
29.5 x 21 cm
Galerie Buchholz Contact Gallery
Untitled by Michael Krebber contemporary artwork painting
Michael Krebber Untitled, 2020 acrylic and oil on canvas
50 x 40 cm
Galerie Buchholz Contact Gallery
Untitled by Michael Krebber contemporary artwork painting
Michael Krebber Untitled, 2020 Acrylic and oil on canvas
50 x 40 cm
Galerie Buchholz Contact Gallery
MP-KREBM-00103 by Michael Krebber contemporary artwork painting
Michael Krebber MP-KREBM-00103, 2016 Acrylic and lacquer on canvas
160 x 120 cm
Maureen Paley
MP-KREBM-00099 by Michael Krebber contemporary artwork drawing
Michael Krebber MP-KREBM-00099, 2015 Ballpoint pen on paper
21 x 14.8 cm
Maureen Paley
MP-KREBM-00098 by Michael Krebber contemporary artwork drawing
Michael Krebber MP-KREBM-00098, 2015 Ballpoint pen on paper
21 x 14.8 cm
Maureen Paley
MP-KREBM-00097 by Michael Krebber contemporary artwork drawing
Michael Krebber MP-KREBM-00097, 2015 Ballpoint pen on paper
21 x 14.8 cm
Maureen Paley

Michael Krebber Recent Exhibitions

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Michael Krebber Represented By

Galerie Buchholz contemporary art gallery in Berlin, Germany Galerie Buchholz Berlin, Cologne, New York
Maureen Paley contemporary art gallery in London, United Kingdom Maureen Paley Hove, London

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