Sebastiaan Bremer CV

Born 1970, Amsterdam, Netherlands.

Lives and works in Brooklyn, New York 

Education

1998, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture 

1989-91, Vrije Academie, The Hague

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2017
Sebastiaan Bremer: Ave Maria, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Sanctuary 21C, 21C Museum Hotel, Nashville, TN, USA
Sanctuary, The San Damiano Mission, New York, NY, USA

2016
Recording Studio A, Fort Worth Contemporary Arts, Fort Worth, Texas, USA

2015
Street Called Straight, Galarie Ron Mandos, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Σπήλαιο (Spilaio), Hales Gallery, London, UK

2014
MOCA Bas-Relief (Mike-Papa-Bravo), MOCA Tucson, AZ, USA

2013
Sebastiaan Bremer, The Dikeou Collection, Denver, CO, USA
Sebastiaan Bremer, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Who`s Afraid of Red, Yellow and Blue, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo, Brazil

2012
Eyes, Edwynn Houk Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
Egmont Re-visited, Hales Gallery, London, UK

2011
Sebastiaan Bremer-Nudes and Revolutions, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2010
Invasoes Holandesas, Galeria Leme, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Baruch In the Sky with Diamonds, mural at Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands

2009
Small Wonders, Hales Gallery, London, UK
Panta Rei, BravinLee Programs, New York, NY, USA
Dream a Little Dream of Me, Het Vijfde Seizoen, Den Dolder, Netherlands
Triptych, James Fuentes Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Mikrokosmos, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany

2008
Cold Turkey, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
Solo Project, Volta Halle, Hales Gallery, Basel, Switzerland

2006
Sebastiaan Bremer, Roebling Hall, New York, NY, USA
Kraai, Hales Gallery, London, UK

2005
Sub Neblina Use Luz Baixa, Rabobank Collectie, Gemeente Museum, The Hague, Netherlands
Sebastiaan Bremer, Galleria Galica, Milan, Italy

2004
Seething, Lying and Other Works, Satellite, New York, NY, USA
Monkey, Air de Paris, Paris, France

2003
Sebastiaan Bremer, Galleri S.E, Bergen, Norway
Sebastiaan Bremer, 303 Gallery at White Box (curated by Mari Spirito), New York, NY, USA
Vanishing Point, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, NY, USA
You’ve Made Your Mother Cry, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany

2002
Janus, Schaper Sundberg Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Sebastiaan Bremer, Ybakatu Gallery, Curitiba, Brazil

2001
Veronica, Roebling Hall, Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA
Sebastiaan Bremer, Hotel Lydmar (curated by Thomas Nordanstad), Stockholm, Sweden

2000
Melanchromia, Ybakatu Gallery, Curitiba, Brazil

1994
Sebastiaan Bremer, Galerie Reisel, Rotterdam, Netherlands


Selected Group Exhibitions

2017
Zwanzig, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany

2015
The Transportation Business, Jane Lombard Gallery, New York, NY, USA
BLUEPRINT, Storefront for Art and Architecture, New York, NY, USA

2014
ALTERED: Photography & Appropriation, Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, NY, USA
BLUEPRINT, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands, travelled to MOCA Tuscon, AZ, USA

2013
Wonderkamers, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands
VITALIC, Omar Ba, Sebastiaan Bremer, Hew Locke, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Hales Gallery, London

2012
Photography is Magic!, Daegu Photo Biennale, Daegu Culture & Arts Centre, Daegu, South Korea

2011
September, Rabo Art Collection, Utrecht, Netherlands
Ultrasonic VI: Appropriate, Mark Moore Gallery, Culver City, CA, USA
Intersection:Photography / Painting / Document,bMarlborough Gallery, NewYork, NY, USA
Outdoor Excursions, Burlington Fire House Gallery (curated by Gregory Volk), Burlington, VT, USA
Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Process, Edwyn Houk Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Off Camera, Fleisher/Ollman Gallery, Philadephia, PA, USA
What the Thunder Said, Lu Magnus, New York, NY, USA

2010
Dirty Messy Painting, Roos Art, Rosendale, NY, USA
Heads or Tails, Mary Ryan Gallery, New York, NY, USA
The Pencil of Nature, Julie Saul Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Anti-Trend, Lu Magnus (curated by Amelia Abdullahsani, Sarvia Jasso and Kathy Garcia), New York, NY, USA
Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, National Arts Club, New York, NY, USA
A Touch of Dutch, DZ BANK Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt, Germany
In a Paperweight, Tony Wight Gallery, Chicago, IL, USA
Phantoms, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2009
Kings County Biennial, Kid Yellin Gallery (curated by James Fuentes, Dustin Yellin and Char- lotte Kidd), Brooklyn, New York, NY, USA
Works on Paper, Danese Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Rede ning Landscape, Stephane Simoens Gallery, Knokke, Belgium
Contemporary Collage, Foster Gallery (curated by Jill Olm), University of Wisconsin, Eau Claire, WI, USA
Obsession: Contemporary Art from the Lodeveans Collection, University of Leeds Art Gallery (curated by Layla Bloom), Leeds, UK
Re-Accession: For Sale by Owner, FLAG Art Foundation (curated by Philae Knight and Amanda Stack), New York, NY, USA
Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture, Hyde Park Art Centre, Chicago, IL, USA
Deviate. Schroeder-Romero, Chelsea, New York, NY, USA
Human. Nature. Machine, Wonderland Art Space, Kopenhagen, Denmark
Contemporary Art and Portraiture, Cristin Tierney Fine Art Advisory Services, New York, NY, USA

2008
New Works, Mia Sunberg Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden
When It’s a Photograph, Bolsky Gallery (curated by Soo Kim), OTIS College of Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Multiverse, Claremont Museum of Art (curated by Pilar Tompkins), Claremont, CA, USA
Tales of Flames, Projektraum 1 des Kunstraums Kreuzberg /Bethanian, Berlin, Germany
Exquisitude, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, MA, USA
Versions of Reality: Selections from the West Collection, NEXT (curated by Lee Stoet- zel), Chicago, IL, USA
Your Documents Please, MAC-Itami Museum of Arts and Crafts, Itami, Japan
Passed As Present, York Art Gallery, York, UK

2007
In het woud - op zoek naar betekenis, Armando Museum, Amersfoort, Netherlands
Photoplus, Blue Star Contemporary Art Center (curated by Lilly Wei), San Antonio, TX, USA
Out of True, Byblos Gallery, Verona, Italy
The End Begins, Lodeveans (curated by Gil Hedley), London, UK
Unseen, Roebling Hall, Chelsea, New York, NY, USA
ICPNY Selections 2007, ICPNY (curated by James Siena), New York, NY, USA
The Photograph as Canvas, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art (curated by Stephen Maine), Ridgefield, CT, USA
Summer 07 Exhibition, Lower East Side Printshop, Inc., New York, NY, USA

2006
I Walk the Lines, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin, Germany
Out of True, Art Basel Miami (curated by Micaela Giovannotti and Joyce Korotkin), Miami, FL, USA
The Invisible Museum, (curated by Devon Dikeou), Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, USA

2005
Stay Inside, Shoshanna Wayne Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2004
Is One Thing Better Than Another?, Galerie Aurel Scheibler, Cologne, Germany
Pin-Up: Contemporary Collage and Drawing, Tate Modern, London, UK
Sugar Hiccup, Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Curious Crystals of Unusual Purity, MOMA PS1 (curated by Bob Nickas), Long Island City, NY, USA
Drawn/Quartered, Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, NC, USA
Off the Wall: Works from the JP Morgan Chase Collection, Bruce Museum, Greenwich, CT, USA
Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY, USA
Home Extension, Albany University Museum (curated by Gregory Volk and Sabine Russ), Albany, NY, USA

2003
Obsession, Galleria Galica (curated by L. M. Barbero), Milan, Italy
Game Over, Grimm Rosenfeld Gallery, Munich, Germany
The Ballroom Show, Gimm Eis Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Some Panoramas, Pump House Gallery (curated by Paul Hedge), London, UK
The Photography Gallery, Victoria & Albert Museum (permanent collection), London, UK
Ybakatu Gallery, Curitiba, Brazil
Far Away, So Close, Clare Weiss Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA
Group Show, Mia Sundberg Galleri, Stockholm, Sweden
Water, Water, Rotunda Gallery (curated by Lily Wei), New York, NY, USA
The Armory Show, Roebling Hall stand, New York, NY, USA

2002
Paris/Brooklyn, Filles du Calvaire, Paris, France
Transformer II, Air de Paris, Paris (curated by Inez van Lamsweerde), Paris, France
Quase Desenho, Adriana Penteado, Sao Paulo, Brazil
Recent Works, Zabriskie Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Art Chicago, Roebling Hall, Chicago, IL, USA
ARCO, Roebling Hall, Madrid, Spain

2001
Fast Fwd: Miami, Roebling Hall, Miami, FL, USA
Song Poems, Cohen, Leslie & Brown (curated by Steven Hull), NY, USA
Song Poems, Angstrom Gallery, Dallas, TX, USA
Song Poems, Low Gallery, Los Angeles, California, USA

2000
Figured Out, Spencer Brownstone Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Lightness, Marcello Marvelli Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA
Groupshow, Bellwether Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, USA
Aspects of Contemporary Landscape, Marcello Marvelli Fine Arts, New York, NY, USA
Meat Market Art Fair, Roebling Hall, New York, NY, USA
White, Nicolai Fine Arts (curated by Irina Popiashvili), NY, USA 3D, Zingmagazine, New York, NY, USA
Polar Bear In A Snow Storm, Mills Gallery, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA, USA

1999
Sebastiaan Bremer/Vince Szarek, Gallery Untitled, Dallas, TX, USA
The Stroke, Exit Art (curated by Shahzia Sikander), New York, NY, USA
Blueprint, Spark Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Anti World, Gallery Untitled (curated by Marcos Rosales), Dallas, TX, USA

1998
Bank Holiday, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, USA
Imagination Dead Imagine, Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1996
The Art Market, Gen Art, New York, NY, USA

1995
Thicket on the Lamb, Thicket Gallery, New York, NY, USA

1992
Protectors, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Collaborations and Commissions

2017
Album art, "Volume 1", by BNQT

2012
Album art, "Penumbra", By Sunlight
Edition for Lower East Side Printshop in collaboration with Master Printer Erik Hougen, New York, NY, USA

2011
Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project, curated by Stacy Engman, collaboration with Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

2009
Limited edition of 2 prints for 99 Publishers, Haarlem

2008
Edition for Karen LaGatta Editions in collaboration with jeweler Moritz Glik
Little Silver Breakfast, Silverleaf on Yamato paper, Edition for Lower East Side Printshop in collaboration with Master Printer James Miller
Limited edition for Rabobank, the Netherlands
Modern interpretation of the Dutch Golden Age collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2007
Edition for Lower East Side Printshop in collaboration with Master Printer Doug Bennett
Edition for VCU Printmaking Department in collaboration with Holly Morrison

2006
"And to the Disciples that Remain", album cover, Amish Records Compilation

2001
Callaghan campaign image, in collaboration with M/M Paris, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin

1996
Set design for Homemade, chemeckilerner Dance Company, performed in Brazil, New York, and Houston, TX


Awards

1998
Scholarship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME, USA
Stipend Netherlands/America Foundation, New York, NY, USA

1997
Basisbeurs S.F.B.K, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1995
Basisbeurs S.F.B.K, Amsterdam, Netherlands

1992
Werkbeurs S.F.B.K, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Residencies

2009
Het Vijfde Seizoen residency, Den Dolder, Netherlands

2006
Lower East Side Printshop residency, Ney York, NY, USA

2001
ART OMI, New York, NY, USA


Projects & Professorships

2014
Curator (with SO – IL), “Blueprint,” Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands

2013
Guest Editor, cent magazine, The Cornucopia Issue

2012
Visiting Professor, Dept. of Art, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, USA

2011
Visiting Professor, Dept. of Art & Art History, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT, USA

2009
Visiting Professor, with James Siena, Cooper Union, New York, NY, USA
Visiting Professor, with James Siena, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA

2007
Curator, Summer Exhibition, Lower East Side Printshop, New York, NY, USA

2006
Visiting Professor, Dept. of Painting and Printmaking, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, USA

2003
“The Bricklayer’s Son.” Collaboration with Tjebbo Penning. Chambers Street Films

2001
Collaboration with M&M, Inez van Lamsweerde & Vinoodh Matadin, Callaghan campaign, Vogue US, Vogue Italia, and Vogue France, March Issues
Curator, Volume drawing magazine, Issue 0

2000
Curator, 36-page 3-D insert, Zingmagazine, October/January Issue

1998
Curator (with PieterWoudt), “Blueprint,” New York, NY, USA

1995
Curator, “ALBUM,” Amsterdam and Rotterdam, Netherlands, and New York, NY, USA


Monographs

2015
To Joy, with essays by Charlotte Cotton and Gregory Volk. Published by Frame Publishers: distributed by Thames and Hudson

2006
Avila, with essays by Sabine Russ and Jordan Kantor. Roebling Hall and 99 Publishers

2003
Monkey Brain, with essays by Oliver Koerner von Gustorf and Gregory Volk. Galerie Barbara Thumm


Catalogues & Publications

2013
Van Lamsweerde, Inez, & Vinoodh Matadin. Pretty Much Everything. Köln:Taschen

2011
Engman, Stacy: Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project. New York: KLÜP Foundation

2010
Van Lamsweerde, Inez, & Vinoodh Matadin. Pretty Much Everything 1985-2010. Amsterdam: Foam Fotographie Museum, Amsterdam, 2010

2009
The Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection: Catalogue Raisonne, Christian Rattemeyer, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, p. 98
Unlocked 2, Rabobank Collection

2008
Signs of the Apocalypse/Rapture, 40 Front Press, with essays by Doug Fogelson and Chris- topher Bucklow
When it’s a photograph, Exhibiton catalogue, OTIS college of art, LA; with essays by Charlotte Cotton and Soo Kim

2007
Artists, Schmidt, Jason, Published by: Edition 7L
In Het Woud- Op Zoek Naar Betekenis, Armando Museum Reeks No. 4
Een impressive van schoonheid, de kunstcollectie van Rabobank Midden ljsselmonde
The Art of Buying Art: An Insiders Guide to Collecting Contemporary Art, Paige West
Revisionaries: A Decade of Art in Tokion, Published by Abrams Image

2006
Out of True, published by Byblos

2004
Home Extension, University Art Museum, University at Albany Press, essay by Sabine Russ

2002
Quase Desenho, catalogue essay, Fernando Oliva

2001
Song Poems, Steven Hull curator


Selected Articles & Features

2014
Dalamangas, Rachel Cole.“Interview: Great Shows Don’t Depend on Big Budgets (But the Cost of Being an Artist is Still a Bitch),” Zingmagazine, April 

2013
Schmerler, Sarah. “Sebastiaan Bremer,” Photograph Magazine. 28 September
"Portfolio," Zingmagazine #23. August
“Alpmagi från barndomen,” Fotogra sk Tidskrift #2

2012
“Sebastiaan Bremer’s ode to the family holiday,” Phaidon. 11 December
Weeks, Jonny. “Red wine and doughnuts at the Daegu Photo Biennale, South Korea,” The Guardian Photography Blog. 29 October
“A Multicolor Celebration of the Sublime.” Artlog. 11 October
“Photography Now: Sebastiaan Bremer,” IMA volume 1. Autumn
Maxwell, Clayton. “Sebastiaan Bremer : Egmont,” Eyemazing, Summer
Ravelin Magazine issue 1, September
Harper’s, July

2011
Snider, Heather. “Sebastiaan Bremer : Nudes and Revolutions,” Eyemazing. Summer
Einspruch, Franklin, “Nudes and Revolutions: Through a Glass Darkly,” The New York Sun, March
Hee, Yoo Joo, “The Happiest Moment,” Elle Girl Korea, February

2010
Simons, Riki. “Top 100 van Nederlandse Kunstenaars,” Elsevier issue 17. 1 May  
Silva, Horacio.“Magic Show,” The New York Times. Sunday, 14 November
Dentz, Shoshana. “Sebastiaan Bremer,” BOMB no. 112, Summer
“Sebastiaan Bremer,” Sajinyesul Photographic Art Magazine no. 258. October
Aviv, Rachel. “Which Way Madness Lies,” Harper’s. December
“Sebastiaan Bremer,” L’Of ciel Hommes Italia. Winter
“Sweet Dots from Sebastiaan Bremer,” Vision Magazine

2009
Aletti, Vince.“Sebastiaan Bremer,” The New Yorker. October 19
“January 11,” Visionaire no. 57. December
Latocha, Kris. “Sebastiaan Bremer,” Dazed & Confused volume 2 issue 78. October
“Parsing Spirituality,”The NewYorker.February 9 & 16
Paterson, Carrie.“Multiverse at Claremont Museum of Art,” Artillery Magazine issue 3. Jan./ Feb.

2008
Muller, Katrin. “Luftspiegelungen,” Tip Berlin issue 59
Creative Face. May
Thomsen, Henrike. “Valerie Favre und Sebastiaan Bremer in der Galerie Barbara Thumm,” Artnet. May
Niederlandeweb. May

2007
Someone’s Garden issue 2
McAuliffe, Kathleen. “Medical Mysteries: Secrets of Sleep,” Discover. Summer
Genocchio, Benjamin. “Beyond Airbrushing,” The New York Times. 1 April

2006
Art in America. October
McAdams, Shane. “Artseen: Sebastiaan Bremer,” The Brooklyn Rail. April
Maine, Stephen. “The Photograph as Canvas,” Art on Paper. September/October
The New Yorker, March

2005
Zingmagazine, Winter
Spaninks, Angelique. Kunstbeeld – Cahier #5, De Rabo Kunstcollectie,
“H x B x D,” Volkskrant. March 4

2004
Basha, Regine. “Soft Shock,” Art Lies issue 43
Cripps, Charlotte. “Work at the cutting edge,” The Independent Review. December 2
La Rocco, Ben. “Artseen: Sebastiaan Bremer at Satellite,” The Brooklyn Rail. April
“Work in Progress,” V Magazine issue 31. Fall
Harper’s, February
Volk, Gregory. “Big Brash Borough,” Art in America no. 8, September
IN Magazine, 5, April

2003
Lliedo, Elena, and Ed Osborn. Neue Review.
Daniels, Corinna. “Zeichningen auf Fotos von Sebastiaan Bremer,” Die Welt. December 5
“Portfolio Juvenile,” Rebel no. 6. Fall/Winter
Die Tageszeituing. November 26
u_Spot issue 0
Hedge, Paul.“The Big Draw,” Art Review. May
Visionaire no. 41: World, Visionaire Publishing

2002
“Intimate Rituals,” Oyster no. 39. April/May
Greene, Robert. “Light Opera,” Artforum. April
Charley 02

2001
BlackBook. Winter
“Copa Cabana,” Rebel no. 2. Fall/Winter
Smith, Roberta. “Art in Review:‘ Veronica,’” The New York Times. November 23
Cyphers Wright, Jeffrey. “Painted Pictures,” Art &Auction, November
Esquire Japan. November
“Kiera Chaplin – Callaghan Campaign with Sebastiaan Bremer,” Foam Magazine. Fall
Planet Magazine. Fall
Van Lamsweerde, Inez. “Top Ten,” Artforum, April

1999
Frölke, Viktor. “Wie is wie: De Nederlandse kunsten in New York,” PS van den week. 17 April
Prose, Francine.“The Gallery: The Artist As Curator,” The Wall Street Journal. 20 May

1998
“Sebastiaan Bremer,” The New York Times Magazine. April


Collections

Victoria and Albert Museum, London
MOMA, New York
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
The Zabludowicz Trust, London
Rabobank Collection, Netherlands
Lovedeans Contemporary LLP, London
Berger Collection, Zurich
UBS
New York Public Library
Dikeou Collection, Denver