Michael Raedecker

Michael Raedecker (1963)

Woont in Londen (UK). Werkt in Londen (UK).

“Paintings are solidified moments, action turned into inertia. […] Both painting and film have a relationship with the atmospheric. I am very much intrigued by this idea of Dzatmospheredz. It is the emotional impact of what the concept of painting is. It is linked to sentiment and feelings – and feelings are incredibly complex. This construct of atmosphere is a slippery slope; it is an open, intriguing, and subjective concept.” – Michael Raedecker in conversation with Reinhard Spieler Chairs, curtains, plants, bungalow houses: the objects depicted in Michael Raedecker’s paintings are familiar things. Mute witnesses of our daily lives – the countless hours we’ve forgotten, the split seconds we will remember forever – they have the quality of stage props in an unending domestic saga. Raedecker’s approach to painting is to give traditional subject matter a new twist by using methods and procedures of picture making not usually associated with image based painting. Interiors and exteriors reminiscent of a more classic tradition are created from yarn and poured paint. Raedecker is best known for combining embroidery with paint to create images of eerily empty suburban streets and buildings. Images of flowers, food and textiles with darkly ambiguous titles bring the domestic associations of his stitching into play with his subject matter, and show his interest in the Dutch tradition of still-life and vanitas; paintings. Raedecker mines art history and popular culture, sourcing compositions from 17th-century garland paintings, obscure magazines and film stills.

Amsterdam - Nederland, Amsterdam - Nederland, New York - USA
Hollandse Meesters - Michael Raedecker
Hollandse Meesters - Michael Raedecker

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De keuze van... Otto Nan
''Michael Raedecker's zijn schilderijen zijn gelaagd, paradoxaal en complex, maar ogen altijd goed, vaak zelfs lekker. Waar anderen de Bijbel of de I Ching openen, kijk ik graag dagelijks naar zo’n schilderij voor vragen én uitleg over het leven.''
Otto Nan


Michael Raedecker (1963 Amsterdam, NL) was born in Amsterdam and currently lives and works in London. He received his BA in Fashion Design from the Gerrit Rietveld Academy, Amsterdam (1985-1990), continued his curriculum at the Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam (1993–1994), and at Goldsmiths College, London (1996–1997.) In 2000, Raedecker was shortlisted for the Turner Prize. Raedecker had his first solo exhibition at Galerie Nouvelles Images in The Hague in 1998. Recent solo exhibitions include camouflage at GRIMM, Amsterdam (2016); record at Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (2014); tour at Sprengel Museum, Hannover (2014) and Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein (2013); volume at Hauser & Wirth, London (2012); line-up at Musée d’Art Contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes (2010), Camden Arts Center, London (2009) and Gemeentemuseum, The Hague (2009). His work has also been shown at Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; the Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel; Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg; Istanbul Modern, Istanbul; Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville; Singer Museum, Laren; Centro Nazionale per le Arti Contemporanee, Rome; Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam; Sammlung Goetz, Munich; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston and Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul.

CV Michael Raedecker

Born 1963 in Amsterdam (NL) Lives and works in London (UK) Education 1997 MA Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, London (UK) 1994 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam (NL) 1990 BA Fashion Design, Gerrit Rietveld Academie, Amsterdam (NL) Awards and Nominations 2000 Turner Prize 1999 John Moores Painting Prize (won) 1994 Prix de Rome 1993 Koninklijke Prijs voor de Schilderkunst Solo Exhibitions 2019 GRIMM, New York, NY (US) [Forthcoming] 2018 cntrl, GRIMM, Amsterdam (NL) 2016 camouflage, GRIMM, Amsterdam (NL) 2014 tour, Sprengler Museum, Hannover (DE) Michael Raedecker, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (DE) 2013 tour, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein (DE) tour, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (US) 2012 volume, Hauser & Wirth, London (UK) 2010 Michael Raedecker, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (DE) line-up, Carré d’Art- Musée d’Art Contemporain de Nîmes, Nimes (FR) Michael Raedecker, GEM, Museum voor Aktuele Kunst, The Hague (NL) 2009 line-up, Camden Arts Center, London (UK) line-up, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague (NL) fix, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (US) 2007 Michael Raedecker, Hauser & Wirth, London (UK) 2006 up, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (US) 2005 show, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (IE); Hauser & Wirth, London (UK); Hauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich (CH) 2004 forevernevermore, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg (DE) Michael Raedecker, Knoxville Museum of Art, Tennessee (US) 2003 That's the Way It Is, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (US) instinction, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (CH) 2002 sensoria, The Approach, London (UK) instinction, Centro Nazionale per le Arte Contemporaneo, Rome (IT) 2001 instinctive travels, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York (US) 2000 ins and outs, The Approach, London (UK) tronies, One In The Other, London (UK) 1999 extract, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL) outtakes, Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne (DE) 1998 New Paintings, The Approach, London (UK) cover, Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam, Amsterdam (NL) Solo, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL) Group Exhibitions 2019 Where is The Madness You Promissed Me?, Hudson Valley MOCA, Peekskill (US) A Time Capsule Continued. Completing the two-part survey of all 270 works made by artists for Parkett - 1984 - 2017, Parkett Exhibition Space, Zurich (CH) Freedom, the fifty key Dutch artworks since 1968, curated by Hans Den Hartog Jager, Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle (NL) 2018 Out of Office, Singer Laren, Laren (NL) Collezione MAXXI. Lo Spazio dell’Immagine, MAXXI, Rome (IT) In-house exhibition, curated by Jorg Grimm, Manifesta, Amsterdam (NL) Image and Sight – Seeing in Modernism, Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein (DE) De Meest Eigentijdse Schilderijen Tentoonstelling, Dordrechts Museum, Dordrecht (NL) LOSS, Hydra School Projects, Hydra (GR) 2017 Nature Morte, Guildhall Art Gallery, London (UK)Zwanzig, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin (DE) 2015 Le Fil Rouge, Espace Louis Vuitton, Munich (DE); traveling to Espace Louis Vuitton Paris (FR) and Tokyo (JP) 2014 The Hidden Picture, Cobra Museum Of Modern Art, Amstelveen (NL) Halftone: Through the Grid, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (DE) 2013 Remember Everything, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (DE) Wonder, Museum Kranenburgh, Bergen (NL) Cobra to Dumas. Collection De Heus-Zomer, Singer Museum, Laren (NL) Still Life from 17th and 21st Century, Buitenplaats Beeckestijn, Velsen-Zuid (NL) Rijksakademie in Collectie, Mondriaantoren, Amsterdam (NL) 2012 Pencil and Paper, Poppy Sebire, London (UK) Through an Open Window: Contemporary Art from the Rabo Art Collection, Institut Néerlandais, Paris (FR) PUBLIC / PRIVATE: Corporate collections – a Hague perspective, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague (NL) 2011 Façade: Through a Glass Darkly, National Glass Centre, Sunderland (UK) Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2011: In the Presence, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (UK) 2010 Art, curated by Michael Craig-Martin,Haas & Fuchs Gallery, Berlin (DE) Changing Times – New Worlds, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague (NL) 2009 A New Romance, The Ada Street Gallery, London (UK) State of Mind, Pinacoteca Giovanni e Marella Agnelli, Turin (IT) The Other Shore: Contemporary Art from The Netherlands, curated by Raj Bowie, Maurice van Valen, Temporary space, London (UK) 2008 Faces, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens (GR) Paintings: 1936 – 2008, The Approach W1, London (UK) Always There. Part 2, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (DE) Expenditure, Busan Biennale (SK) 2007 Effigies, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London (UK) Imagination Becomes Reality: An Exhibition on the Expanded Concept of Painting, Works from the Goetz Collection, ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe (DE) Exhibition on the Expanded Concept of Painting, Works from the Goetz Collection, curated by Ingvild Goetz, Stephan Urbaschek and Gregor Jansen, Sammlung Goetz, Munich (DE) Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, Thomas Dane Gallery, London (UK) Painting Now!, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam (NL) Old School, Hauser & Wirth, London (UK) 2006 The Trace of a Trace of a Trace, Perry Rubenstein Gallery, New York (UK) The Sublime is Now!« das Erhabene in der Zeitgenössischen Kunst, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf (DE) Imagination wird Wirklichkeit Teil III, Sammlung Goetz, Munich (DE) The Triumph of the Painting. Part Three, from the Saatchi Gallery, Leeds City Art Gallery London (UK) Le Nouveau Siècle, Museum van Loon, Amsterdam (NL) Flutter, curated by Michael Raedecker, The Approach, London (UK) 2005 Imagination wird Wirklichkeit Teil II, Sammlung Goetz, Munich (DE) Landscape Confection, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston; Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach (US) The Triumph of Painting. Part Three, Saatchi Gallery, London (UK) Hanging by a Thread, curated by Nina Arias and Jose Diaz, The Moore Space, Miami (US) SLOW ART, Contemporary Art from The Netherlands and Flander', Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf (DE) 2004 About Painting, The Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, New York (US) The Biennale of Sydney, Sydney (AU) Edge of the Real – A Painting Show, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (UK) Nederland Niet Nederland, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven (UK) 2003 Dirty Pictures, The Approach, London (UK) Painting Pictures. Painting and Media in the Digital Age, curated by Gijs van Tuyl and Annelie Lütgens, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (DE) 2002 The Galleries Show, The Royal Academy, London (UK) Sidewinder, curated by Gerard Hemsworth, (a British Council International Touring Exhibition), Centre of International Modern Art, Kolkata (IN); India Habitat Centre, New Delhi (IN); Coomaraswamy Hall, Prince of Wales Museum of Western India, Mumbai (IN) Painting as a Foreign Language, Edificio Cultura Inglesa/Centro Brasileiro Britânico, São Paolo (BR) 2001 Post Nature: Nine Dutch Artists, Biennale di Venezia, curated by Jaap Guldemond and Marente Bloemheuvel, Venice (IT), Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL), Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL) Painting at the Edge of the World, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (US) Vantage Point, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin (IR) Far From Us, Annet Gelink Galerie, Amsterdam (NL) 2000 Turner Prize, Tate Britain, London (UK) Twisted: Urban and Visionary Landscapes in Contemporary Painting, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL) The British Art Show 2000, (National Touring Exhibitions to Edinburgh, Cardiff, Southampton, Birmingham) (UK) Lanscape, ACC Galerie, Weimar (DE); MOMA, Rio de Janeiro (BR); Museo de Arte de São Paulo (BR); Galleria Nazionale d'arte Moderna, Roma (IT) Peter Doig – Michael Raedecker, Galeria Raucci, Santa Maria, Naples (IT) From a Distance: Landscape in Contemporary Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston (US) 1999 John Moores Painting Prize, Walker Art Centre, Liverpool (UK) The Passion and the Wave, 6th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul (TR) Trouble Spot: Painting, NICC/MUHKA Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp (DE) Examining Pictures, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (UK); Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (US); Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (US) Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin (DE) New Neurotic Realism, The Saatchi Gallery, London (UK) Mountain and Valley, Cubitt, London (UK) Ways of Living, RMIT Project Space, Carlton (US) A Pallid House, Gallery W139, Amsterdam (NL) Graceland’s Palace, Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul (SK) 1998 Cluster Bomb, Morrison & Judd, London (UK) Beige & Sneakers, Büro Friedrich, Berlin (DE) Die Young – Stay Pretty, ICA Institute of Contemporary Art, London (UK) Home and Away, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York, NY (US) Loose Threads, Serpentine Gallery, London (UK) Sunshine Breakfast: John Chilver, Paul Morrison, Michael Readecker and David Thorpe,Galerie Michael Janssen, Cologne (DE) Graceland’s Palace, Museum Le’Omanut, Ein Harod (IL) 1997 In de sloot...Uit de sloot, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL) World of Painting, Unit, London (UK) Graceland's Palace, Galerie Fruchtig, Frankfurt (DE); Museum Le'Ornanut, Ein Harod (IL); Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul (SK) 1996 Transparencies, Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague (NL) 9 Painters, De Begane Grond, Utrecht (NL) 1994 Puber Alles, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (NL) Prix de Rome 1994, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam (NL) Germinations 8: Young European Artists, Academie St. Joost, Breda (NL) Selected Collections Aegon Art Collection, The Hague (NL) Art Institute Chicago, Chicago, IL (US) Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo (NO) ABN AMRO Art Collection, Amsterdam (NL) AkzoNobel Art Foundation, Amsterdam (NL) Berezdivin Collection, San Juan (PR) British Art Council, London (UK) Cranford Collection, London (UK) Defares Collection, Amsterdam (NL) De Heus-Zomer Collection, Barneveld (NL) De Nederlandsche Bank Collection, Amsterdam (NL) ENECO Art Collection, Rotterdam (NL) Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (US) Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague (NL) ING Art Collection, Amsterdam (NL) MAXXI National Museum of XXI Century Arts, Rome (IT) Museum van Bommel van Dam, Venlo (NL) Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar (NL) ProWinko Collection, Amstelveen (NL) Rabo Art Collection, Utrecht (NL) Sampling Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen am Rhein (DE) Sanders Collection, Haarlem (NL) The Ekard Collection, Wassenaar (NL) The finest Amsterdam Contemporary Art Collection ever..., Amsterdam (NL) The Mario Testino Collection, London (UK) The Saatchi Gallery, London (UK) Tate Modern, London (UK) Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL) Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool (UK)