Ocula MagazineContentsView All
Featured ContentView All
Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ Ocula Conversation Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ Jareh Das

Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...

Fade out copy.
Read More
Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements Ocula Report Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements Radha Mahendru, Dhaka

Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.

Fade out copy.
Read More
Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Ocula Insight Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Sherry Paik, New York

Guo Hongwei's recent watercolour paintings, showing at Chambers Fine Art in New York from 3 March, trigger pareidolia—the phenomenon of seeing random objects or patterns where they do not exist.

Fade out copy.
Read More
HomePage Artists

b. 1971, Germany

Nicole Wermers Biography

Nicole Wermers (b. 1971, Emsdetten, DE) lives and works in London.

Read More

In 2015, Wermers was a Turner Prize nominee, for which she exhibited the installation Infrastruktur, originally shown at Herald St, London. Wermers is currently a professor of sculpture, ceramics and glass at Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich. In 2016, she launched her artist's book Croissants & Architecture published by Motto Books.

In 2018, Wermers had a two-person solo exhibition with Markus Amm at Herald St | Museum St, London. Following this, Wermers unveiled her public commission for Cambridge University and participated in the 2018 Athens Biennale. In March 2018, Wermers had her most comprehensive solo show to date, Women Between Buildings, at Kunstverein in Hamburg, accompanied by a major monograph. Recent solo exhibitions include: Infrastruktur, Herald St, London (2015), The London Shape, Stanley Picker Gallery, Kingston University, Kingston upon Thames (2014); Manners (site-specific sculpture), Tate Britain, London (2013); II Dehors, Villa Massimo German Academy, Rome (2012); Hôtel Biron, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf (2011) and Masse und Auflösung at Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2007).

In 2019, Wermers will participate in the Emscherkunst 2019, Ruhr Area, Germany and Magical Soup, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin.

Recent group shows include: Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, Slovenia; Das Ruhr Ding: Territorien, exhibited by Urbane Kunste Ruhr in Bochum, Dortmund, Essen and Oberhausen (2019); Mein Blick, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (2019); Tainted Love (club edit), Villa Arson, Nice (2019); Design by Time, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, Pratt Institute, New York, US (touring to Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, TN and College of Wooster Art Museum, Wooster, OH) (2019); Die Zelle, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (2018); Dime-Store Alchemy, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York (2018); You Remind Me of Someone, FRAC Lorraine, Metz (2018); Tainted Love (Where did our love go), Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers (2017); In Awe, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna (2017); Wie werden wir uns wiedererkennen, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen (2017); Elevation 1046, curated by Neville Wakefield & Olympia Scarry, Gstaad (2017); Everything is About to Happen, curated by Gregorio Magnani, Fundação de Serralves, Porto (2016); Quiz 2, curated by Alexis Vaillant & Robert Stadler, MUDAM, Luxembourg (2016); Turner Prize 2015, Tramway, Glasgow (2015); Function Follows Vision, Vision Follows Reality, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2015), Some/Things, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City (2014); Contemporary Collage, The Photographers' Gallery, London (2013); Re-Generation, MACRO, Rome (2012); The shape we are in, Zabludowicz Collection, London (2011); Library of Babel / In And Out of Place, Zabludowicz Collection, London (2010); The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London (2010); Around The World in 80 Days, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (2006); Tate Triennale, curated by Beatrix Ruf, Tate Britain, London (2006); Pin Ups – Contemporary Collage and Drawing, Tate Modern, London (2004).

Nanni Valentini, Angelo Dioniso (1984–1985). Terracotta and iron. 46 x 90 x 35 cm. Courtesy the artist; Galleria Spazia, Bologna; and Herald St, London. Photo: Galleria Spazia. 

Nicole Wermers Featured Artworks

View All (14)
Seasons #21 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #21, 2019Mounted c-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
50 x 40 x 3 cm
Herald St Enquire about this work
Seasons #18 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #18, 2019Mounted C-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
50 x 42 x 4 cm
Herald St Enquire about this work
Seasons #14 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #14, 2019Mounted C-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
80 x 67.5 x 5 cm
Herald St Enquire about this work
Seasons #1 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #1, 2018Mounted c-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
50 x 40 x 3 cm
Herald St Enquire about this work
Seasons #3 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #3, 2018Mounted c-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
50 x 40 x 3 cm
Herald St Enquire about this work
Seasons #2 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersSeasons #2, 2018Mounted c-print, powder-coated steel, sand, pigment, polyvinyl compound
50 x 40 x 3 cm
Herald St Enquire about this work
Moodboard #10 by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersMoodboard #10, 2018Baby changing unit, cast terrazzo
49 x 87 x 51 cm
Herald St Enquire about this work
Untitled Bike-rack by Nicole Wermers contemporary artwork
Nicole WermersUntitled Bike-rack, 2018Stainless steel
68 x 320 x 95 cm
Herald St Enquire about this work

Nicole Wermers Current & Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Via dell’Inferno at Herald St, London
Open Now
23 January–28 March 2020 Group Exhibition Via dell’Inferno Galleria Spazia, Bologna
Contemporary art exhibition, Markus Amm, Nicole Wermers, Seasons at Herald St, London
Closed
25 September–10 November 2018 Markus Amm, Nicole Wermers Seasons Herald St, Museum St, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Group Exhibition at Herald St, London
Closed
21 February–24 March 2018 Group Exhibition Herald St, Museum St, London

Nicole Wermers Represented By

Be among the first to know when new artworks and exhibitions by Nicole Wermers are added to Ocula.

WeChat

Scan the QR Code via WeChat to follow Ocula's official account.

Scan to follow Ocula on WeChat.
iCal GoogleYahooOutlook