LIV METTE LARSEN

1952 Born in Oslo, Norway 
1971-72 Westerdahls Reklametegneskole, Oslo, Norway
1974–77 SHKS School for Arts and Crafts Oslo, Norway

1978–84 Hochschule der Künste/UdK Berlin, Germany

1984 Masterclass student with Prof.Fussmann

1984 Cofounder of the producers gallery WISSARTH, Berlin, Germany

GRANTS
1992 Senateʼs Cultural Affairs Department, Berlin
1994/1996/1997/2006 Grants from Vederlagsfondet, Norway
2013 BKH-Grant Norway
2014 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
, New York, USA
2016 Exhibition Grant BKH, Norway
2017 Exhibition Grant BKH, Norway

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017
Concrete Factory Slemmestad Fabrikker, Trafo Kunsthall, Asker, Norway
2016
Innblikk Utblikk NYC, Bærum Kunstforening, Sandvika, Norway with Eva Faye
Insight/Outsight, The Painter Center, New York, USA with Marianne Gagnier
Out of the Ordinary, Spectre Arts, Durham, North Carolina, USA with Paula DeLuccia
2015
Urban Juxtapositions, Slag Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA with Carol Salmanson
2014
Urban Formalities, William Holman Gallery, New York, USA with Paula DeLuccia (catalogue)
2013                                                                                 
Slippery When Wet, SUGAR, Brooklyn, NY, USA with Gwendolyn Skaggs
Bushwick Skyline, Bushwick Open Studios, Brooklyn, NY, USA 

2012
Rose Burlingham Gallery, New York, USA with Matt Magee
2011
360° scrap metal pieces, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany with Nadine Fecht
Scrap Metal New York Paintings, Helac Fine Art, New York, USA
2010

Berliner Blau, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

2008

Renaissance Walking, Galeria Fruela, Madrid, Spain

Landschaften, Galerie Cornelia Kamp, Sylt, Germany

Plaza, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

2007
Berliner Vertikale, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

Kunst aus Norwegen, Schwerin, Germany with Per Berntsen

2006

Schriftportraits, Literaturhaus, Salzburg, Austria

2005

rød, gul, blå, Asker Kunstforening, Asker, Norway with Bente Geving (catalogue)

Grosse Vertikale, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

2003

über eine zeit gestreckt, Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe Universität Frankfurt/Main, Germany 
with Tone Avenstroup (Artists Book)

2002
Fragmentierungen, Kunstsammlung Neubrandenburg, Neubrandenburg, Germany (catalogue)

2001

In Residence, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway with Tone Avenstroup (catalogue)

Asker, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany with Bente Geving

2000

Galerie U Kamene, Cheb, Czechia with H.E.Wiegand

An auf über...,Vestfold Kunstnersenter, Tønsberg, Norway with H.E. Wiegand (catalogue)

Schriftportraits, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Norway (catalogue)

1999
an auf über.., Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid, Germany with H.E. Wiegand (catalogue)

Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany with Susanne Windelen

Schriftportraits, Galerie Annmarie Taeger, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Portretter, Galleri LNM, Oslo, Norway

1998

Goethe-Institut, Oslo, Norway with Ann Reder

Neues Kunsthaus Ahrenshoop, Germany with Jutta Albert

1997

Transparenz, Galerie Westernhagen, Cologne, Germany with Jochen Stenschke

Königliche Norwegische Botschaft, Berlin, Norway

1996

Galerie Westernhagen, Cologne, Germany

Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway

Galleri Færgegaard, Møn, Denmark with H.E.Wiegand

1995

Kunstverein Marburg, Germany (catalogue)

Møre og Romsdal Kunstnersenter, Molde, Norway

1994

Innblikk-Einblick-Utblikk-Ausblick, Galleri Heer, Oslo, Norway (catalogue)
Kunsthistorisches Institut, Bonn, Germany

1990

Aalesund Kunstforening, Ålesund, Norway

Galerie Westernhagen, Cologne, Germany

1989

Galerie Westernhagen, Cologne, Germany
Vær og vind, Goethe-Institut, Oslo, Norway with H.E. Wiegand

1987

Galerie Westernhagen, Cologne, Germany

1986

Galerie Westernhagen, Cologne, Germany

Quere Wege II, Galerie Wissarth, Berlin, Germany with Yana Yo

Galerie Scanart, Berlin, Germany

1985

Standbild, Galerie Wissarth, Berlin, Germany with H.E. Wiegand (edition)

Malerei, Galerie Wissarth, Berlin, Germany (edition)

1982

AV-Geschoss, Berlin, Germany with A. Hillen

 
GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017
Upcoming: Edward Thorpe Gallery, New York, USA
Sideshow Nation IV, Thru the Rabbit Hole 2, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
2016
Cowgirlshow, Brik Gallery, Hudson, NY, USA
NOMENCoLorATURE, Studio 10 and Centotto, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Construction Site, McKenzie Fine Art, New York, USA
Sideshow Nation IV, Thru the Rabbit Hole, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Wintershow, William Holman Gallery, New York, USA
2015
Situation 74, Bleibtreu Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Bushwick/Berlin, Bushwick Open Studios 2015, New York, USA
Small Work, Baruch, Mishkin Gallery, New York, USA
Sideshow Nation III Circle the Wagons, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Drawings, William Holman Gallery, New York, USA 
2014

Stairmasters, Holland Tunnel, Brooklyn, NY,USA
Summer Again, William Holman Gallery New York, USA
Bushwick Open:Twenty-Three Artists From In and Around, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Sideshow Nation ll Alamo, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

2013

Silhouettes, Elizabeth Art Foundation, New York, USA

Berlin Gallery Weekend Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

Summer Show, William Holman Gallery, New York, USA

Sideshow Nation, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Works on Paper, William Holman Gallery, New York, USA

2012
MIC:CHECK, Sideshow Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA

New Address, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany
Lineup Round 4, SUGAR, Brooklyn, NY, USA

Arco Madrid, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Spain

Lineup round 3, at SUGAR, Brooklyn, NY,USA

2011

Arco Madrid, Spain with Galerie Kai Hilgemann

2010
Schaulager I, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

Pinta Artfair, New York, USA
 with Galerie Kai Hilgemann
2009
Artists Books, Tegnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway

Arco Madrid, Spain 
with Galerie Kai Hilgemann
Blue blues, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin

2008

Schaulager II, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

Art Santander, Spain and Art Lisboa, Portugal with Galeria Fruela, Madrid
2007

paper works, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

2006/07

Art Cologne, Germany
 with Galerie Kai Hilgemann
2005

Fünf aus Norwegen, Stiftung Landdrostei, Pinneberg, Germany
animal farm, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

2004
.no., Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

9. Kunstinstallation Ernst&Young, Frankfurt/ Main, Germany

Quatérnio III, Galerie am Turm, Berlin, Germany

Printed matter, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

2003
Neue Räume, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany with Per Berntsen and
David Medalla
Quaternio III, Galleri Uffizi Bærum, Norway

Situation 12, Galerie Bleibtreu, Berlin, Germany

2002

Situation 4, Galerie Bleibtreu, Berlin, Germany

Kein Strich zuviel, Kunstmuseum Lüdenscheid, Germany (catalogue)

Quaternio III, Centro Cultural de Sao Francisco, Joao Pessoa, Brazil

2001

Kunstmesse Art Frankfurt, Germany 
with Galerie Kai Hilgemann
Linien, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

2000

Kunstmesse Art Frankfurt, Germany
 with Galerie Kai Hilgemann
1999
Art at the turn of the century, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

Nordischer Klang, Schloß Griebenow, Greifswald, Germany

Wasser Wind Wale, Galerie Kai Hilgemann, Berlin, Germany

1998

Gesellschaft für Gegenwartskunst, Augsburg, Germany (catalogue)

1996

Museum Lodz, Museum Krakow, Poland (catalogue)

10 Jahre Galerie Westernhagen, Cologne, Germany

Henning Bilderschau, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

1995

Artothek Masserberg, Germany

8 fra Norge i Polen, Museum Radom, Poland (catalogue)

1994

Positionen figurativer Malerei der Gegenwart, Galerie Schlehn, Hannover, Germany

Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid, Germany

1988

Abschlußausstellung, Galerie Wissarth, Berlin, Germany

1987
WISSARTH, Galerie Wissarth, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

Berlin bleibt Nilreb, Galerie Westernhagen, Cologne, Germany

Circustante Aria, Galerie Wissarth Berlin, Germany

1986

Luitpoldbad, Bad Kissingen, Germany (catalogue)

Neue Bahnen- Altes Kreuz, Galerie Wissarth, Berlin, Germany (edition)

Galerie Westernhagen, Cologne, Germany

1985

Der Rote Kanal, Galerie Wissarth, Berlin, Germany (edition)
die, die heute von heute…, FB1 HdK Kunstquartier Ackerstraße, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

1984

Malaktion with Eva Grøttum u. Notorische Reflexe, Oslo, Norway

Martin Luther, Galleri Hammerlund, Oslo, Norway

Europäische Malerei der Gegenwart, Trier, Germany (catalogue)

Eröffnungsausstellung Galerie Wissarth, Berlin, Germany

1983
Osloer Straße, Norwegische Studenten an der HdK, Berlin, Germany (edition)

1982

UKS, Oslo, Norway

Karl-Hofer-Symposium, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

 
COLLECTIONS

Various international private collections

2016
Fidelity Collection, Boston, USA
2012

Caldic Collectie, Wassenaar, Netherlands

2011

Colleción Ana Botella, Madrid, Spain

2009

The Royal Norwegian Embassy, Berlin, Germany

Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway

2008

Colleción Irene o Ignacio Munoz, Madrid, Spain

Colleción Masaveu Herrero, Spain

2007

Asker Commune, Norway

2005

Sammlung Ernst&Young, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Sparebanken Møre Kunstsamling, Ålesund, Norway

2004

Sammlung Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau,
Frankfurt/Main, Germany

2003

The Royal Norwegian Embassy, Berlin, Germany

2002

Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway

Ostseesparkasse Rostock, Germany

Puzzle, 1.Prize Robert-Jungk-High-School, Commision, Berlin, Germany
 
2001

Nasjonalgalleriet, Oslo, Norway

1998

Gesellschaft für Gegenwartskunst, Augsburg, Germany

1995

Marburger Kunstverein, Germany

Artothek Masserberg, Germany

Museum Lüdenscheid, Germany

1994

Norsk Kulturråd, Norway

1993

Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany

1990

Aalesund Kunstforening, Norway
 
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