25 Artists to Watch in 2013

Matias Faldbakken

Based in: Oslo, Norway

Matias Faldbakken enters 2013 following a busy year that included participation in dOCUMENTA (13), the solo museum shows Intervention #21: Matias Faldbakken, on view through January 27 at Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam, and Portrait Portrait of of a a Generation Generation, which opened at the OCA in Oslo before moving to Wiels in Brussels, where it remains on view through March of this year, and gallery solos at Galerie Eva Presenhuber in Zurich, Simon Lee Gallery in Hong Kong and STANDARD (OSLO). Faldbakken also contributed to over ten group exhibitions, including Oscar knows Gardar. Gardar knows Matias. Matias knows Fredrik. Fredrik sort of knows Gardar. Gardar knows Marius. And that Gardar knows Matias we already know. But Matias also knows Anders at STANDARD (OSLO), A Group Exhibition Featuring the Work of Robert Overby at Cherry and Martin in Los Angeles, Bitume et astres dansent, parfois, dans la pure peur at Galerie Eva Presenhuber in Paris, Gestures in Time at Qalandia International in Jerusalem, CONCATENATION. Signature, Seriality, Painting at Blain Southern in London, Painting Now at Galerie Eva Presenhuber in Zurich, Remote Control at the ICA in London, The Devil's Fidelity at Marian Goodman Gallery in Paris, Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies at Tensta konsthall in Stockholm and Painting...EXPANDED at Espacio 1414 in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

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Above: Matias Faldbakken, Untitled (Locker Sculpture #01), 2010, STANDARD (OSLO), Oslo

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