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Adolf Wölfli  1864-1930, CH

(Adolf Wolfli, Adolph Wölfli)
Rank (2014): 2454 

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Painting
Outsider Art



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 23
Switzerland 18
Germany 13
France 8




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Henry Darger  2644 24
Aloïse Corbaz  8619 20
Madge Gill  7827 20
Scottie Wilson  9241 16




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland 9
  Andrew Edlin Gallery, USA 6
  Galerie St. Etienne, USA 4
  LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, France 3



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29.2.1864 Born in Bern (CH)


6.11.1930 Died in Waldau, Bern (CH)

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   Schwein gehabt. Von der Sparbüchse zum Leben auf Kredit - Vögele Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon Send message

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   art brut - collection abcd/Bruno Decharme - La Maison Rouge, Paris Send message

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2014
   Kunst, Wahnsinn – Chocolade. Adolf Wölfli - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

2012
   Stvořitel Universa - City Gallery Prague / Galerie Hlavního Města Prahy, Prague

2011
   Adolf Wölfli : Alibi und der Kontinent Südmeridian - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   Adolf Wölfli Univers - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq

2008
   Adolf Wölfli Universum. Eine Retrospektive - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

2004
   Adolf Wölfli - Das Schaffen der zwei letzten Jahre - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
Description and image  Wölfli-Saal - Sammlungspräsentation - Bern - New York retour - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

2001
   Kopfwelten - Adolf Wölfli - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg

1999
   Adolf Wölfli (1864-1930). Zeichnungen - Museum Schloss Moyland, Bedburg-Hau

1998
   Adolf Wölfli - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel

1980
   Adolf Wölfli - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

1979
   Adolf Wölfli - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

1977
   Adolf Wölfli. Retrospektive - Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
   Adolf Wölfli 1864–1930. Världsbilder - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

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2014
   Purple States - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY

2013
   Raw Vision - Halle Saint Pierre, Paris
   And Some Thoughts on the Current Art Market - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
   From Radiance and Dissolution - Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin
   Outsiders, naive and autodidacts - Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
   Now Here is also Nowhere: Part II - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Story Lines - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY

2012
   Cartografías contemporáneas - CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona
   Cartografías contemporáneas. Dibujando el pensamiento - CaixaForum Madrid, Madrid
   rentrée hors les normes 2012 - Galerie Christian Berst (former Galerie Objet Trouvé), Paris
   Arte Bruta. Terra Incognita - Fundação Arpad Szenes – Vieira da Silva, Lisbon
   Accidental Genius: Art from the Anthony Petullo Collection - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI

2011
   All Folked Up! - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
  Marianne Boesky GalleryNight Scented Stock - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY Send message
   Sous le vent de l'Art Brut - Collection Charlotte Zander - Halle Saint Pierre, Paris

2010
   Intuition - Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester
   The world inside out - Art brut from the abcd collection in Paris - Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent

2009
   In Through the Out Door - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Approaching Abstraction - American Folk Art Museum, New York City, NY
Description and image  MESSIAHS - MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen
   DEUX PIÈCES - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

2008
   Symmetrie - Vom Spiel mit der Regel - Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau
   the line is a lonely hunter - New Jerseyy, Basel
   LOSS OF CONTROL - Grenzgänge zur Kunst - von Félicien Rops bis heute - MARTa Herford, Herford
   Lost Paradise – Der Blick des Engels - Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
   Records played backwards - The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland
   Der Himmel ist blau. Werke aus der Sammlung Morgenthaler, Waldau - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

2007
   Des Fantômes et des Anges - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
   Des Fantômes et des Anges - MAC's Grand Hornu - Musée des Arts Contemporains, Hornu
   Six Feet Under: Autopsy of Our Relations - Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden
   Drawings from 1914 to 207. From Ensor to Pellegrini. - Hachmeister Galerie, Münster
   Swiss Made 2: Präzision und Wahnsinn. Schweizer Kunst von Hodler bis Hirschhorn - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Works on Paper - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
   Swiss Made 1- Präzision und Wahnsinn - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Cosmologies, - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

2006
   5 Year Anniversary Exhibition - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Inner Worlds Outside - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
Description and image  Parallel Visions II - Outsider and Insider Art Today - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
  Galerie Peithner-LichtenfelsÁ LA CARTE - EUROPÄISCHE ART BRUT - Galerie Peithner-Lichtenfels, Vienna Send message
Description  Mundos Interiores al Descubierto - CaixaForum Madrid, Madrid

2005
   Nachsaison / Afterseason - Hachmeister Galerie, Münster
   Looking at Words - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
   Dubuffet et l´art brut - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
   Wos up man? Selections from the Joseph D. and Janet M. Shein Collection of Self-Taught Art - Palmer Museum of Art, University Park, PA
   Singular Visions: Images of Art Brut from the Anthony J. Petullo Collection - Intuit - The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, IL
Description  50 Jahre - Years documenta 1955 – 2005 - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
   Realms of Creation: Wölfli & Darger, Side by Side - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Summer Exhibition - Andrew Edlin Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  In Another World - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
   Im Rausch der Kunst - Jean Dubuffet und Art Brut - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf

2004
   Bunt ist meine Lieblingsfarbe - Kunstmuseum Solothurn, Solothurn

2003
   Innocence & Transgression - The Proposition, New York City, NY
   Autodidacts from Abroad - Luise Ross Gallery, New York City, NY

2002
Description  Kopfreisen. Jules Verne, Adolf Wölfli und andere Grenzgänger - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
   Eight from Europe - Intuit - The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, Chicago, IL

2001
   Tenth Anniversary Exhibition - 100 Drawings and Photographs - Matthew Marks Gallery - 523 West 24th Street, New York City, NY
Description  Psychiatrie-Museum trifft Kunstmuseum - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

2000
Description  Solitärer. Särlingskonst från Samling Eternod-Mermod, Lausanne - Malmö konstmuseum, Malmö

1999
Description  Albert Anker / Adolf Wölfli - Parallele Welten - Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern

1998
   Figure dell'anima - Palazzo Ducale, Genoa

1993
   The "outsider" Question - Non-academic Art From 1900 To The Present - Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY
   Visiones paralelas. Artistas modernos y arte marginal - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1992
  Kunsthalle DüsseldorfVisionäre Schweiz - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message
   Suiza visionaria - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

1991
   Visionäre Schweiz - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

1986
   Jean Dubuffet & Art Brut. - Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice

1983
   Der Hang zum Gesamtkunstwerk. Adolf Wölfli, Antonin Artaud, Pierre Klossowski, Hermann Nitsch - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

1978
   Another World:' Works on Paper by Wolfli, Aloise, Muller - Third Eye Centre, Glasgow, Scotland

1972
   documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel

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Germany

 Fischer Kunsthandel & Edition, Berlin

USA

 Galerie St. Etienne, New York City, NY

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France

 LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq

Germany

 Museum Charlotte Zander - Schloss Bönnigheim, Bönnigheim
 ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

Israel

 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Switzerland

 Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
 Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern
 Collection de l'Art Brut, Lausanne

USA

 Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
 The Anthony Petullo Collection of Self-Taught and Outsider Art, Milwaukee, WI

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