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Elger Esser  1967, DE

(Elger Denis Esser)
Rank (2014): 1075 – 

Artwork:

Elger Esser, Port Angeles, USA
Port Angeles, USA, 2007
Dominik Mersch Gallery

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Country
Germany 51
USA 18
Austria 14
France 9
Netherlands 9




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Artist Rank
Thomas Struth  57 16
Thomas Ruff  11 15
Candida Höfer  108 14
Andreas Gursky  54 13
Axel Hütte  1112 13




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Institution
  Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Austria 7
  Galerie de zaal, Netherlands 5
  Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, France 5
  Johnen & Schöttle, Germany 5



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Elger Esser 
Foto: Courtesy by gallery "Galerie Friebe"


1967 Born in Stuttgart (DE)

1969 - 1986 Raised in Rome

1991 - 1997 Studies at Düsseldorf Academy of Fine Arts with Prof. Bernd Becher

1996 Student of Master Class

1997 Academy diploma

1998 DAAD-travel grant „Italy“ Advancement award of Fine Arts of the city of Düsseldorf

2006 - 2009 Professor of Photography at Karlsruhe University of Arts and Design

2008 Visiting Professor of Photography at Folkwang Hochschule Essen

Awards 2010 Rheinischer Kunstpreis

Lives and works in Duesseldorf (DE)

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   One Work - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY Send message

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2013
   Elger Esser, Méséglise, Héliographs - Galerie de zaal, Delft

2012
   Elger Esser - Heliogravuren - Katz Contemporary, Zurich
   Stille Wellen - Schloss, Augusteum und Prinzenpalais, Oldenburg
   Elger Esser - Galería Kewenig, Palma de Mallorca
   Elger Esser - Ägypten - Katz Contemporary, Zurich
   Elger Esser - Lichte Weite - LVR-LandesMuseum Bonn, Bonn
   Elger Esser - Katz Contemporary, Zurich

2011
   Voyage en Egypte - Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Description and image Dominik Mersch GalleryElger Esser - Landscapes and heliogravures - Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW Send message
   Et nous avons des nuits plus belles que vos jours.“ - Sonnabend Gallery, New York City, NY
   Voyage en Egypte - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut
   Nocturnes - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris
   Arc, Lys et Douville. Neue Heliogravuren. - Kunstforum Baloise, Basel

2010
   Elger Esser - Sin Tiempo - GALERIA FÚCARES - Madrid, Madrid
   Elger Esser - Eigentijd - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
   Elger Esser - Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
   Elger Esser - Photobiennale Moscow, Exhibition Hall New Manege, Moscow
   Landschaften - Veduten - Ansichten - Heliogravüren - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Hamburg, Hamburg
   Elger Esser - New Works - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg

2009
   Elger Esser - Eigenzeit - Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart
   Elger Esser - Saone and Rhone (Exhibition held during Paris Photo) - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris
   Elger Esser - Galleria Bonomo, Bari
Description and image Dominik Mersch GalleryElger Esser - Six American Sunsets - Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW Send message
   Wrecks and Landescapes - Sonnabend Gallery, New York City, NY

2008
   Six American Sunsets - Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   Elger Esser, Combray (Editions) - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
   Elger Esser - - Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne (closed, 2009)
   Elger Esser - Französische Landschaften 1990 - 2008 - FO.KU.S - Foto Kunst Stadtforum, Innsbruck

2007
   Elger Esser. Combray - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
   Elger Esser - Sonnabend Gallery, New York City, NY
   Elger Esser - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

2006
   Elger Esser / Espacio 1 - GALERIA FÚCARES - Madrid, Madrid
   Elger Esser - Neue Werke - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
   Elger Esser: Landscapes And Postcards - Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
   Elger Esser - Landscapes and Postcards - Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
Description and image  Elger Esser - Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich

2005
   Elger Esser - - Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne (closed, 2009)
   Elger Esser - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris

2004
   Elger Esser - New Works - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg

2003
Description and image  Elger Esser - Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
Description  Elger Esser - Schirmer/Mosel Showroom, Munich
   Elger Esser - - Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne (closed, 2009)

2002
   Elger Esser - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris

2000
Description and image  Elger Esser - Galerie Friebe, Lüdenscheid

1998
   Landschaften Jun. - Sep. - Galerie Friebe, Lüdenscheid

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2014
Description and image Dominik Mersch GalleryHuman Landscape - Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW Send message

2013
   Fotografia – Festival Internazionale Di Roma. Vacatio - MACRO Museo d´Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome
   Old School - Anachronismus in der zeitgenössischen Kuns - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
   Disaster / The End Of Days - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris
   presentation in de zaal - Galerie de zaal, Delft
   looking back - Sammlung Alison & Peter W. Klein, Eberdingen-Nussdorf
   Kalte Rinden-Seltene Erden - Die Landschaft in der Gegenwartskunst – 12 Positionen - Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Bietigheim-Bissingen

2012
   Im Schein des Unendlichen - Romantik und Gegenwart - ALTANA Kulturstiftung im Sinclair-Haus, Bad Homburg
   showroom II - Galerie Mirko Mayer / m-projects, Cologne
   Religion & Riten - Art Foyer der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt/Main
   Kalte Rinden – seltene Erden – Die Landschaft in der Gegenwartskunst - Stadtmuseum Hattingen, Hattingen
   Kalte Rinden - Seltene Erden - Märkisches Museum Witten, Witten
Description and image  Kalte Rinden - Seltene Erden - Die Landschaft in der Gegenwartskunst - Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel
   Great Photographs: Scape - Hasted Kraeutler, New York City, NY
   Photographieren - Galerie Tanit, Munich
   Il Fuoco della Natura - Salone Degli Incanti - Ex Pescheria Centrale, Trieste

2011
   Within / Beyond Borders - Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens
   Water - Fifty One Fine Art Photography, Antwerp

2010
   Sightseeing - The Dowse Art Museum, Lower Hutt
   Der Rote Bulli. Stephen Shore und die Neue Düsseldorfer Fotografie - NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Dusseldorf
   Imaginário da Paisagem: Works from BESart / Banco Espirito Santo Collection - CAV - centro de artes visuais, Coimbra
   Ars Itineris - El viaje en el arte contemporáneo - Museo de Navarra, Pamplona
Description  Konstellationen - Sammeln für ein neues jahrhundert - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
  Dominik Mersch GalleryAGENDA 2010 - Group Show - Dominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW Send message

2009
   Picturing Nature - Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg
   Die Düsseldorfer Schule: Photographien aus der Sammlung Lothar Schirmer - Bayerische Akademie der Schönen Künste, Munich
   6 views of photography - Galerie de zaal, Delft
Description  Schenkung Thaddaeus Ropac - Museum der Moderne Salzburg Rupertinum, Salzburg
   Not for Sale - Galería Toni Tàpies, Barcelona
   Zum Strand - To the beach - Galerie Stefan Röpke, Cologne
Description and image  Voyages pittoresques Normandie 1820-2009 - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Caen, Caen
   Silenzi - Galleria Alberto Peola, Turin

2008
   2 - Galerie de zaal, Delft
   Objectivités - La photographie à Düsseldorf - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
   Oasis - Gana Art Busan, Busan
   Alessandra Bonomo Gallery in London - - Laure Genillard, London (England) (closed, 2010)
   Tripp & friends - Galerie Vayhinger, Radolfzell
   Stille Landschaften - Städtische Galerie Lüdenscheid, Lüdenscheid
   Pures Wasser - Kunstverein Villa Streccius, Landau / Pfalz
   untitled (photography) - Galerie Tanit, Munich
   AFTERNOON OF A DUESSELDORF FAUN II - Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf
   True North - - Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (closed, 2013)

2007
   Group Show - Galleri Brandstrup, Oslo
   Tripp & Friends - Galerie ABTART, Stuttgart
   FOTO.KUNST - Zeitgenössische Fotografie aus der Sammlung Essl - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
   Less Roses - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut
   Seestücke - Von Max Beckmann bis Gerhard Richter - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   Elger Esser: new landscapes. Ian Hamilton Finlay: numbers and letters. - Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Hamburg, Hamburg
   New Arrivals and Classix - - Galerie Hafenrichter & Flügel (ex Galeria2000), Nuremberg (closed, 2009)

2006
   Peintres de la vie moderne Modern-life painters - Donation - Caisse des Dépôts' photograph collection - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Room with a view - The Bouwfonds Art Collection - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague
   GLORIA - Gloria Halle, Dusseldorf
   Fotokunst aus 60 Jahren. Kunst aus NRW unterwegs - Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Ratingen
   Shifting Terrain. Contemporary Landscape Photography - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
   Arcadia - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY

2005
   Landschaft als Metapher - Gruppenausstellung - Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim
   Collectables - Galerie Nouvelles Images, The Hague
   XL Photographs - Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York City, NY
   The City - Contemporary Views of the Built Environment - Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2004
   De leur temps. Collections privées Francaises - MUba Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing
   Intuition/(Im)Precision - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
   My Father´s Eyes - Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf
   Art History: Photography References Painting - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY
   Yet Untitled - Det Nationale Fotomuseum, Copenhagen

2003
   Beaufort01 - Beaufort Triennale, Oostende
   Affinities... Now and Then - H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

2002
   Cabinet with Outfit - Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf
   Time Space Motion - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
   From Pop to Now: Selections from the Sonnabend Collection - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
   group exhibition 10 young artists from germany - Galerie de zaal, Delft
   In Szene gesetzt: Architektur in der Fotografie der Gegenwart - Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen
   Heute bis Jetzt - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
Description and image  Interieur - Andreas Grimm - München, Munich

2001
   Paola de Pietri e Elger Esser - - Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Bologna - GAM, Bologna (closed, 2007)
   Candice Breitz / Elger Esser - - Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne (closed, 2009)

2000
Description and image  Candice Breitz / Elger Esser - Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
   The Sea and the Sky - RHA Gallery - Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin
   The Sea & The Sky - Arcadia University Art Gallery , Glenside, PA
Description and image  Elger Esser / Sigune Siévi - Fotogalerie in der Alten Feuerwache, Mannheim

1999
   Insight Out - Landschaft und Interieur als Themen zeitgenössischer - Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel
   Insight Out - Landschaft und Interieur als Themen zeitgenössischer - Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg
   VISA - - Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne (closed, 2009)
   Elger Esser - Jan Koster - Gerco de Ruijter - Landschappen - De Vleeshal, Middelburg
Description  Insight Out - Landschaft und Interieur als Themen zeitgenössischer Photographie - Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck

1998
   Barbara Meisner, Elger Esser - Förderpreisträger 1998 - Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
  Galerie Lisi HämmerleUmgebung und Aussicht - Galerie Lisi Hämmerle, Bregenz Send message
   Umgebung und Aussicht (aus der Erinnerung) - Fotografie - - Galerie Cora Hölzl, Dusseldorf (closed)

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Australia

Dominik Mersch GalleryDominik Mersch Gallery, Sydney, NSW  eMail

Austria

 Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg

Canada

 Galerie de Bellefeuille, Montreal, QC

France

 Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris

Germany

 Johnen Galerie, Berlin
 Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Hamburg, Hamburg
 Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich

Italy

 Galleria Bonomo, Bari
 Galleria Amedeo Porro Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Milan
 Galleria Alessandra Bonomo, Rome
 Valentina Moncada - Arte Contemporanea, Rome

Lebanon

 Galerie Sfeir-Semler - Beirut, Beirut

Netherlands

 Galerie de zaal, Delft

Spain

 GALERIA FÚCARES - Madrid, Madrid

USA

 Sonnabend Gallery, New York City, NY
 Rose Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
 Hampton Road Gallery, Southampton, NY

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Austria

 Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg

Germany

 Munich RE, Munich

Italy

 SMS Contemporanea, ex Palazzo Delle Papesse, Siena

Netherlands

 Huis Marseille stichting voor fotografie, Amsterdam

Spain

www.artium.orgARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz eMail

USA

 Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

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