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Born in 1954
Lives in Vienna and Limberg, Austria

2016
› Lost, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris Marais, France
› One Minute Sculptures, MAK - Center for Art and Architecture, Schindler House, West Hollywood, USA
› Bei Mutti, Berlinische Galerie - Museum für Moderne Kunst, Berlin, Germany
› Ende, Landesmuseum Niederösterreich, St. Pölten, Austria
› Museo Novecento, Florence, Italy
› BACC - Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Bangkok, Thailand

2015
› Euclidean Exercises, IMA - Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
› Disruption, Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere, Finland
› Fichte, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
› Am I still a House?, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden / Cragg Foundation, Wuppertal, Germany
› Narrow House, CAC - Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius, Lithunia
› Interpretation, Galerija Vartai, Vilnius, Lithunia
› Artelier Contemporary, Graz Austria
› Angst / Lache im Hochgebirge, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

2014
› One Minute Sculptures, Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
› Sculpture 21st - Erwin Wurm, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
› Synthesa, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, USA
› Crap Head, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney, Australia
› Some of this and some of that, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Denmark, Copenhagen
› VÅ¡etko je inak / Alles ist anders / Everything is different, Dom Umenia / Kunsthalle Bratislava, Bratislava, Slovakia
› Halle Verrière, Meisenthal, Lorraine, France
› Büro Weltausstellung, Vienna, Austria
› Greith-Haus, St. Ulrich im Greith, Austria
› Elfie Semotan - Erwin Wurm, Galerie422, Gmunden, Austria
› Bob / Erwin Wurm: Fantastic baraque à frites, Contexts, Paris, France 

2013
› Wittgenstein’s Grammatik der Leibesübungen / Grammaire Wittgensteinienne de la culture physique, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris Pantin, France
› Synthesa, Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
› Good Boy, MOCAK - Museum of Contemporary Art in Krakow, Krakow, Poland
› Abstract Abstruse, Wincavod - Centre for Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
› The Discipline of Subjectivity, 100 Tonson Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
› Video Works, B³, Recife, Brasil 
› One Minute Forever, Artconnexion, Lille, France
› BOB, Place François Mitterand, Lille, France
› Das Kleine im Grossen, das Grosse im Grossen, das Grosse im Kleinen und das Kleine im Kleinen - Eine Wortskulptur, Dramaturgie: Matthias Hartmann (performed by Nicholas Ofczarek, Oliver Masucci), Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria 
› Video: Wortskulptur, Salzburg "ANNEX", Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

2012
› Beauty Business, Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, USA
› De Profundis, Albertina, Vienna, Austria
› Am I a house?, CAC Málaga – Centro de Arte Contemporáneo, Málaga, Spain
› Home, Vitra Design Museum, Weil am Rhein, Germany
› hit me,... hit me..., Gironcoli-Museum, Schloss Herberstein, Austria
› Samurai & Zorro, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
› Blow Up, Galerist, Istanbul, Turkey (curator: Jérome Sans) 
› One Minute Sculptures, Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool, Great Britain
› Kastenmann, Standard Hotel, New York, USA

2011
› Yes Biological, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
› The Beauty Business, gem – Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands
› Beauty Business, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, USA
› Schöner Wohnen, MAK – Museum für angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Austria
› Wear me out, Middleheimmuseum, Antwerp, Belgium
› Misconceivable, Kunsthallen Brandts / Brandts Klaedefabrik, Odense, Denmark
› I am Erwin Wurm, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
› Narrow House, Kunstraum Dornbirn, Dornbirn, Austria
› Their Time, Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
› Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Innsbruck, Austria
› Micro-Retrospective, Institute of Contemporary Art – Sofia (ICA-Sofia), Sofia, Bulgaria
› Test Site: How to Make a One Minute Sculpture, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, USA

2010
› Liquid Reality, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany (curator: Stephan Berg)
› Narrow Mist, UCCA – Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China (curator: Jérome Sans)
› Private Wurm, Kunst der Gegenwart – Essl Museum, Vienna, Austria
› Selbstporträt als Essiggurkerl, Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
› MAMBO - Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotà, Bogota, Columbia
› Elogiate i ceti inferiori soprattutto per rimanere inferiori, BASE, Progetti per L’Arte, Firenze, Italy
› Gulp, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, USA
› Project – Selfportrait as Pickles, Jack Hanley Gallery, New York, USA

2009
› Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus und Kunstbau, Munich, Germany
› Desperate Philosophers, Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
› The Desperate Philosophers – Neue Skulpturen, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac Salzburg, Austria
› Würstelstand, Vartai Gallery, Vilnius, Lithuania
› Erwin Wurm - Sammlung Rudolf Budja, Kunsthalle Nexus, Saalfelden, Austria
› Yes Biological, Wall House #2, Groningen, Netherlands
› Exhibition Institution of the Akbank Sanat, Istanbul, Turkey

2008
› Keep a Cool Head, Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia
› The Artist Who Swallowed The World, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, Switzerland
› Spit in Someone’s Soup, Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
› Desperate, Galerie de L’UQAM. Université du Quebec a Montréal, Montréal, Canada (curator: Patric Duhamel †)
› Hypnosis, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
› Tell, Salzburg "ANNEX", Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
› Ich – Es – Ãœberich, Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
› Hypnose II, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
› Galerie Nicola von Senger, Zurich, Switzerland
› Direktionsskulptur, Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Innsbruch, Austria
› Phantom - Projekt, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg, Germany
› Videos and One Minute Sculptures, The National Theater of Athens, Athens, Greece

2007
› Das lächerliche Leben eines ernsten Mannes, das ernste Leben eines lächerlichen Mannes, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
› Musée d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Lyon, France
› Hamlet, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
› Le lieu unique, Nantes, France
› Direktionsskulptur – con vista sulle mie montagne, Museum Het Domein Sittard, Sittard, Netherlands
› STUK - Kunstencentrum, Leuven, Belgium
› Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rouen, Rouen, France
› «Denken an...», Frame Projects, Vienna, Austria
› Spit in Someone's Soup, Jönköpings läns museum, Jönköping, Sweden
› Spit in Someone's Soup, Gävle konstcentrum, Gävle, Sweden
› Erwin Wurm – New Sculptures, Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
› Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal

2006
› Keep a cool head, MUMOK Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Austria
› The Artist Who Swallowed The World, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
› Erwin Wurm – New Sculptures, Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Newcastle, UK
› The Idiot, Sala de Exposiciones Canal de Isabel II, Madrid, Spain
› I love my time, I don’t like my time: Recent works by Erwin Wurm, Rose Museum at Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts, USA
› Adorno was wrong with his ideas about art, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
› Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
› Home, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
› Disziplin der Subjektivität, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

2005
› MACRO Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Roma, Italy
› I love my time, I don't like my time, Contemporary Art Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
› Glue your brain, Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia
› Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
› The Idiot, Xavier Hufkens Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
› Museu do Chiado, Museu Nacional de Arte Contemporânea, Lisbon, Portugal
› Am I a House?, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
› Erwin Wurm, Kunstverein Wilhelmshöhe Ettlingen e.V., Ettlingen, Germany

2004
› I love my time, I don’t like my time: Recent works by Erwin Wurm, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, USA
› European Dream, Universidad de Guanajuato, Guanajuato, Mexico (curator: Pamela Echeverria)
› TRAC-Tecnologie e Ricerca Artistica Contemporanea, Palazzo Fichera, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea, Catania, Italy
› Photo and Video Sculpture by Erwin Wurm, KvadraT Gallery, St. Petersburg, Russia
› Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, USA
› Jack Hanley Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2003
› ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
› European Dream, Museo de Arte Carillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico; Casa ITESCO-Clavigero, Guadalajara, Mexico (curator: Pamela Echeverria)
› One Minute Sculptures, Orifice, ACCA Australian Centre for Contemporary Art Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne, Australia
› Erwin Wurm videos, RISD - Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, Rhode Island, USA
› One Minute Sculptures, FRAC Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Marseille, France
› Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
› Galerie Ars Futura, Zurich, Switzerland
› Unlimited Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
› Galerie Aurel Schreiber, Cologne, Germany
› Hilfe - Graz!, Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz, Austria
› Galeria La Fabrica, Madrid, Spain

2002
› Fat Survival – Handlungsformen der Skulptur, Neue Galerie Graz am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
› Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
› Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France
› Fat Car, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
› Sculptures with embarrassment, Studio K, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki, Finland
› Galerie Art: Concept, Paris, France
› Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, USA
› Galerie CC, Grazer Congress, Graz, Austria
› Vendenta Gallery, Chicago, USA
› Galerie Häusler, Munich, Germany
› Sylvie Fleury and Erwin Wurm, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria

2001
› Performance Drawings, Drawing Center, New York, USA
› Sleeping for two months, Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
› Videos 1991–2001, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
› Fat car, MAMCO Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
› Galerie Ars Futura, Zurich, Switzerland
› Galerie Espai Luca, Valencia, Austria
› Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria

2000
› The Photographers Gallery, London, UK
› FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France
› Feelings, L'Ecole des Beaux-arts, Rouen, France
› Galerie Art: Concept, Paris, France
› Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, USA
› Unlimited Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
› Art Gallery, Ontario, Canada
› Centre pour l’Image Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland

1999
› Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
› FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France
› CAN – Centre d’art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
› Galerie Martina Detterer, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
› Project wall, Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
› Galerie Elisabeth & Klaus Thoman, Innsbruck, Austria
› Galerie Jünger, Baden/Vienna, Austria

1998
› INOVA – Institute of Visual Arts, University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
› Galerie Wilma Lock, St. Gallen, Switzerland
› Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, Netherlands (with Martin Walde)

1997
› The Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
› One minute sculptures, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Germnay
› Me, Me Fat Watching TV, Galleria The Box, Turin, Italy

1996
› Galerie Wilma Lock, St. Gallen, Switzerland
› 12 Mülleimer / Garbage cans, MAK – Museum für angewandte Kunst, Säulenhalle, Vienna, Austria
› Office, Tel Aviv, Israel
› Galerie Ulrike Lehmann, Karlsruhe, Germany
› Galerie Krinzinger, Wien, Austria

1995
› 22° C, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
› Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
› Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem, Netherlands
› Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, USA
› Forum für zeitgenössische Kunst – Kunstbunker, Nuremberg, Germany
› Galerie Eugen Lendl, Graz, Austria

1994
› Galerie Sylvana Lorenz, Paris, France
› Expedition, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
› 22° C, MOMUK – Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, 20er Haus, Vienna, Austria

1993
› Hamburger Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany
› Villa Arson, Nice, France
› Staub in der Sammlung des Museums am Ostwall, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany

1992
› Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre, Paris, France
› Das moderne Zimmer, Galerie der Stadt Wels, Wels, Austria

1991
› Wiener Zimmer, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
› Zeichnungen, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
› Jack Hanley Gallery, San Francisco, USA

1990
› Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
› Stux Gallery, New York, USA
› Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
› Bildhauerfotografien, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
› Kärntner Landesgalerie, Klagenfurt, Austria

1989
› Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
› Galerie Lendl, Graz, Austria
› Galerie Fészek, Budapest, Hungary 

1988
› Salzburger Kunstverein, Künstlerhaus, Salzburg, Austria
› Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria
› Galerie Artelier, Graz, Austria 

1987
› Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aargau, Switzerland (with Alois Mostbacher)
› Halle Sud, Geneva, Switzerland 

1986
› Gesellschaft für aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany (with Alois Mostbacher)
› Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria (with Alois Mostbacher)

1985
› 121 Art Gallery, Antwerp, Netherlands
› Galerie Bleich-Rossi, Graz, Austria
› Kunstverein für Kärnten, Künstlerhaus, Klagenfurt, Austria 

1984
› Forum Kunst, Rottweil, Germany
› Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria
› Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria

1983
› Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, Austria
› Galerie Krinzinger, Innsbruck, Austria
› Galerija Nova, Zagreb, Croatia

1982
› Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, Austria
› Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Kunstmarkt Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany 

1981
› Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria

 

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