About the Artist
Olaf Breuning (b. 1970, Schaffhausen, Switzerland) lives and works in New York. His work has been the subject of solo exhibitions at institutions including the Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland (2013); Swiss Institute Contemporary Art, New York (2012); Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland (2010); Migros Musuem für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich (2007); Centre d’Art Contemporain Georges Pompidou, Paris (2006); Chisenhale Gallery, London (2005); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2004); and Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg, France (2003). Breuning has also been included in numerous group exhibitions such as: The Circus as a Parallel Universe, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna (2012); Liverpool Biennial, United Kingdom (2012); 54th Venice Biennale, Venice (2011); Whitney Biennial 2008, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2008); Looking At Music, Museum of Modern Art, New York (2008); Destroy Athens, 1st Athens Bienniale, Athens (2007); All About Laughter, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2005); Let’s Entertain, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2000), among others. Breuning is represented by Metro Pictures in New York.