art for art's sake

Selections from the

Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation at
Carnegie Art Museum, Oxnard, California.

December 11, 2016 - February 19, 2017

curated by Billie Milam Weisman

Reception: Saturday, December 10, 4-6pm



Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
18 November 2016 - 14 January 2017

Sommeraustellung; group show at Peter Zimmermann Galerie, Mannheim.

Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich

Opens Thursday 7th January
Symposium & drinks - Thursday 14th January, 2-6.30pm


Relics & Remixes catalogue from Mannheimer Kunstverein & Peter Zimmermann Galerie 2015, with texts by Dr Martin Stather and Andrea Medjesi-Jones.
ISBN: 978-3-00-049210-5

 /Relics & Remixes/

Sean Dawson

1. Februar
22. März

Eröffnung/ Opening:
Sonntag 1. Februar 11 Uhr / Sunday 1. February 11.00


                                                      07.01.2015 - 17.01.2015

Opening reception & book launch: Thursday, 4. December, 6 - 8 pm

Upcoming group exhibition with works by

Sonja Braas | Balthasar Burkhard | Sean Dawson | Andy Denzler | Arnold Helbling | Peter Hebeisen | Peter Hutchinson | Hideki Iinuma | Leta Peer | Viveek Sharma | Annelies Strba | Luzia Simons | Hugo Suter | Uwe Wittwer

Abstrakt - Informel, Drei Generationen; White Brush Galerie, Dusseldorf. 4 Sept - 20 Oct 2014

, Peter Zimmermann Galerie, Mannheim. 28 June - 26 July 2014

Curated by the Fabian & Claude Walter Gallery, Zurich and the Gallery Roemerapotheke, Zurich, at Villa Renata, Basel. 15-21 June 2014.

Place: Socinstrasse 16 (Villa Renata), Basel
Grand Opening: Sonday, June 15, 5 - 8 pm
Exhibition opening hours: Monday June 16 - Saturday June 21, 1 - 8 pm

Works by:
Samira Abbassy (IR), Georg Baselitz (D), Pascal Danz (CH), Sean Dawson (GB), Andy Denzler (CH), Marcel Gähler (CH), Gabriella Gerosa (CH), Eva Grün (A, Jana Gunstheimer (D), Florian Heinke (D), Arnold Helbling (CH), Hideki Iinuma (J), Alexandre Joly (CH), Patrick Lo Giudice (CH), Catherine Lorent (LX), Volker März (D), Thomas Ritz (CH), Myrtha Steiner (CH), Caro Suerkemper (D), Hugo Suter (CH), Günther Uecker (D), Anna B. Wiesendanger (CH), Uwe Wittwer (CH)

Inscapes; solo show, Fabian Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich.

Inscapes Press Release

Art for Art's Sake:
 Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation, Marjorie Barrick Museum, University of Nevada, Las Vegas

January 30 - April 26, 2014


OPENING RECEPTION: Thursday, January 30 6:30 - 8:30pm

31October - 03 November 2013

With Fabian Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich. Booth B3
ABB Hall 555, Ricarda-Huch-Strasse in Zurich Oerlikon.


Art for Art's Sake: Selections from the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation
August 26 - November 24, 2013, Curated By Billie Milam Weisman

ADKINS, Jason - Soft Candied Vitamin - 2007 - mixed media; AMICO, David - Industrial Strength - 2001 - oil, acrylic & Conte crayon on canvas; ARMSTRONG, Geoffrey - Blotch Blot - 2002 - oil on canvas; BAVINGTON, Tim - Singer - 2004 - acrylic on canvas; BENJAMIN, Alexandra - Vado Series No. 4 - 1986 - watercolor & colored pencil; BROOKES, Kelsey - Medidation No. 6 - 2011 - mixed media on wood; BRUNET, Fernanda - SPLOSHSH! - 2003 - acrylic on linen; BURKE, Thomas - Untitled - 2003 - acrylic on metal; BURR, Tom - Folding Screen - 2004 - Plywood, wood molding, plexi-mirror, black anodized hardware; CHARIKER, Mark - It All Returns to Nothing - 2007 - acrylic on canvas; DAWSON, Sean - Untitled - 2002 - oil on canvas; FLOOD, Mark - Buzz - 2004 - acrylic on canvas; FOX, Mark - Untitled (Trinity) - 2008 - ink on paper with linen tape; FRANCIS, Sam - Untitled - 1983 - monotype; GARRISON, Sid - January 9, 2007 - 2007 - colored pencil on paper; GAUTHIER, Dominique - Contre-Raison - 2000 - acrylic & lacquer on canvas; GERTJEJANSEN, Doyle - Mapping Pangaea - 2008 - acrylic on canvas; GUEORGUIEVA, Iva - Clinamen - 2009 - acrylic, oil and collage on canvas; HAMPTON, Debra - Untitled - 2004 - gouache & ink on paper; HAUN, Christopher - Elevated Light (Purple) - 2003 - Lightjet print, plexiglass, matte laminate on lifoclear; HOLM, Niklas - Untitled - 2005 - acrylic on canvas; LYON, Gilles - Phoenix - 2002 - acrylic on canvas; MORRISON, Joel - Untitled (Pink) - 2002 - fiberglass over mixed media on aluminum; PATTON, Stephanie - Center Piece - 2011 - vinyl, batting and muslin; PEARSON, John - Memory No. 1 - 2012 - acrylic on canvas over wood panel; PEREZ, Emilio - Do the Monkey II - 2005 - acrylic and latex on panel; PORRAY, Brian - (\DARKHORSE/) - 2012 - acrylic, enamel and mixed media on canvas; ROSE, John - Spell - 2003 - Poplar; ROWER, Holton - Southern Boy Makes Good - 2012 - paint on plywood; RYAN, David - LHC - 2008 - acrylic and Flashe on Corafoam; SCHMIT, Randall - A Crank Toy Box - 1987 - oil on canvas; SCHUBERT, Mark - SB-3 - 2007 - aluminum, foam, resin, fiberglass and paint; SILVERMAN, Arthur - Green Tetra - 1997 - aluminum; SMITH, Ali - Half-Life - 2007 - oil on canvas; STEPHAN, Gary - Almost Human - 1985 - acrylic on canvas with wood; TASSANANCHALEE, Kamol - The Four Elements No. 10 - 2009 - acrylic on canvas; THOMAS, Jeremy - Iseki Yellow - 2007 - mild steel and powder coat; VORONOV, Feodor - Out of Nowhere - 2009 - acrylic, marker, and ballpoint pen on canvas; WESTON, John - Cream of the Crop - 2011 - acrylic on canvas; WESTON, John - Double Play - 2010 - acrylic and ink on paper with enameled wood; WINN, Lance - What? - 2005 - gouache on vellum.

Saturday, September 7th from 5:00 to 7:00pm
Family Art Day: Saturday, September 22, 12 noon - 2 p.m.
Museum Hours: Tuesday - Sunday from 11:00am - 5:00pm

The Frederick R. Weisman Museum of Art,
Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, USA

Press Release

+30 Open Studio Weekend

Open weekend Cover for web page

We're celebrating +30 Years of Chisenhale Art Place

To mark the occasion, we are holding a major birthday celebration. In a series of events taking place throughout the building, we are looking back at the history and role of Chisenhale in the development of artistic practice in London and beyond. Many of the people who have contributed to our success will be joining us for a special programme of free talks, performances, events and open studios. And of course we'll be showcasing the incredible work being produced, commissioned, exhibited and performed right now.

27-29th September 2013

OBSCURE Villa Renata Basel, Socinstrasse 16, Basel

a project by HAMISCH MORRISON, BERLIN, FABIAN & CLAUDE WALTER, ZÜRICH, RÖMERAPOTHEKE, ZÜRICH Grand Opening: Friday, June 7, 6-9 pm Cocktails: Sunday, June 9, 7-9 pm
Exhibition opening hours: June 10-15, 10 am - 8 pm Exhibition: 7 to 15 of June

Press Release


Art Cologne with Buchmann Galerie, Berlin
Hall H3 Stand B29

Art Cologne website

art Karlsruhe - Classical Modern and Contemporary Art
with Galerie Peter Zimmermann, Halle 2 Stand C07
Art Karlsruhe homepage

Trashstar Plumes; solo show, Peter Zimmermann Galerie, Mannheim.

art-Das Kunstmagazin - top 5 tips for February

ABSTRACT confusion
Painting, Sculpture, Installation, Photography, Video

Sunday, 22. April 2012, 11am
Prof. Dr. Kai Uwe Schierz Direktor
Grußwort: Tobias J. Knoblich
Kulturdirektor der Landeshauptstadt Erfurt
Einführung: Christian Malycha, Kurator, Berlin


im Haus zum Roten Ochsen

Fischmarkt 7
99084 Erfurt
Tel.: 0361 6555 - 660
Fax: 0361 6555 - 669

Exhibition from 22.04. - 03.06. 2012
Tuesday, Wednedsay, Friday 11-17 Hrs Thursday 11-20 Uhr Saturday, Sunday 11-18 Hrs

The 46th Edition of ART COLOGNE
with Buchmann Galerie, Berlin Hall 11.3 B25

Wednesday, April 18 to Sunday, April 22, 2012

The opening times:
for exhibitors: 11.00 a.m. - 9.00 p.m.
for visitors: from noon to 8.00 p.m.
22 April, noon to 6.00 p.m.

Opening 10 February from 7.30pm

Neue Galerie Gladbeck
Im Rathauspark

Bottroper Str. 17

45964 Gladbeck
Tel.: +49(0)2043 31 98 371
eMail: info@neue-galerie-gladbeck.de


Stuart Cumberland, Sean Dawson, Andrea Medjesi-Jones, Michael Stubbs, Dolly Thompsett, Vicky Wright.  (Curated by: Sean Dawson, Andrea Medjesi-Jones, Michael Stubbs)   
Sir John Cass Gallery, London Metropolitan University, 59-63 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 7PF 
Open: 10 February - 9 March, 2012.  Mondays - Fridays 10am-5pm
Private View: Thursday 9 February, 2012, 6-8.30pm
Enquiries: (t) 0044 (0)7970 075644.  (e) momentum@dircon.co.uk

Hallogallo Press Release PDF

 Booth C28
with Buchmann Galerie, Berlin

Kunst 11 Zürich

International Contemporary Art Fair

17. - 20. November 2011

with Fabian Claude Walter Galerie, Zurich - Stand B3
Zurich Art Fair website


Fabian Claude Walter Galerie - Homepresents:

Abstraction & Illusion
with Sean Dawson & Arnold Helbling
on the occasion of the Open Weekend of Zurich Galeries on 29/ 30 Oct
Opening: Sat. 29 October & Sun. 30 October 2011, 11.00 am - 5.00 pm
Duration: 3 - 11 November 2011

Press Release pdf
Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie
27, Grubenstrasse 27, PO Box 5068, CH-8045 Zürich


Chisenhale Studios Website

ABSTRACT Confusion at Kunstverein Ulm

The opening reception of the exhibition Abstract Confusion in Kunstverein Ulm will take place Saturday 10th of September 2011 at 7 p.m.

Exhibition dates: 11.9.-13.11.2011
Kunstverein Ulm website

Neue Abstraktion
opening 7th Sept 2011 at 7pm
Christian Awe, Katja Brinkmann, Martina Steckholzer, Hans-Peter Thomas, Sean Dawson, Tanja Rochelmeyer, Daniela Trixl
hnemann Projects, Fasanenstr. 61, 10719 Berlin
Fahnemann Projects website
Galerie Fahnemann website

7.9.-20.10.2011 (exhibition catalogue available, download pdf version here)

Curated by Christian Cummings
& Doug Harvey
July 23 - August 25, 2011
Opening Saturday, July 23 / 6-8 pm

Shoshana Wayne Gallery is pleased to present a summer group show.
Chain Letter is a group exhibition based on admiration.  Initially conceived by Christian Cummings and Doug Harvey in 2006, inclusion in the exhibition is based on invitation by someone who admires your work.
Shoshana Wayne Gallery website
Chain Letter website

Buchmann Galerie Berlin/Lugano, Hall 2.0 Stand B10


SCOPE Basel June 15-19 11
Fabian Claude Walter Galerie Zurich, Booth F22


ABSTRACT CONFUSION | international art exhibition

Axel Anklam · Madeleine Boschan · André  Butzer · Sean  Dawson · Shannon  Finley · Wolfgang  Flad · Torben  Giehler · Terry  Haggerty · Isabel  Kerkermeier · Martin  Kobe · Peter K.  Koch · Karsten  Konrad · Gerhard  Mantz · Wilhelm  Mundt · Frank  Nitsche · Bernd  Ribbeck · Tanja  Rochelmeyer · Thomas  Scheibitz · Robert  Seidel · Klaus-Martin  Treder

May 15 - August 14, 2011

We would like to invite you to the opening on Sunday May 15, 2011 at 11:00am.

The b-05 will open this years exhibition with the international group exhibition "Abstract Confusion". The exhibition shows 20 international  prominent artistic positions. In the last 10 years there was an exciting and diverse development towards a "new abstraction".

For more information about the exhibition and the b-05 please see our web site: www.b-05.org .
We look forward to seeing you at the b-05 and thank you very much for your interest.

With friendly greetings,
Jan Nebgen & Leisa Brubaker

b - 05 Kunst- und Kulturzentrum Association e.V.
Im Stadtwald 2 · 56410 Montabaur · Tel.: +49 (0)2602 99 91 924
eMail: info@b-05.org  · http://www.b-05.org/ausstellungen/abstract-confusion.html

Opening Hours: Thurs. 11:00am to 6:00pm, Sat. 2:00pm to 7:00pm, Sun. 11:00am to 6:00pm.

Exhibition catalogue published by Kerber Verlag

45. Internationaler Kunstmarkt

Cologne, 13-17 April 2011
on Tuesday, 12 April, 5 pm
Axa Art Professional Preview
on Tuesday, 12 April, 12 pm

"The Best of the Best" the Audi Art Award for NEW POSITIONS

'NEW POSITIONS', ART COLOGNE's international sponsorship programme for young, innovative artists, is celebrating its thirtieth year. The programme is supported by the German Federal Government, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Koelnmesse - the Fair organizers - and the Bundesverband Deutscher Galerien und Editionen (BVDG).
There is a special prize - the AUDI Art Award for NEW POSITIONS - for the best young artist. The prizewinner is also given a solo show at the Cologne artothek. The Award includes publication of an exhibition catalogue. Funding will be in the region of €10,000.
This year's selection panel has chosen twenty young artists from eight countries. Each young artist was allocated a free exhibition stand of 25 square metres. The stands for the young artists adjoin the stands of the galleries representing them.


Helene Appel (Luis Campana, Cologne / Berlin), Abel Auer (Sies + Höke, Dusseldorf), Christoph Blawert (Produzentengalerie, Hamburg), Fritz Bornstück (Mikael Andersen, Berlin / Copenhagen), Frauke Dannert (Rupert Pfab, Dusseldorf), Sean Dawson (Buchmann, Berlin / Lugano), Anna Galtarossa (Studio La Città, Verona), Anna Lena Grau (Thomas Rehbein, Cologne), Simone Lanzenstiel (Barbara Gross, Munich), Noori Lee (Tony Wuethrich, Basel), Sonia Leimer (nächst St. Stephan, Vienna), Brett Lund (fiebach, minninger, Cologne), Shana Lutker (Wetterling, Stockholm), Monica Martinez (Gentili, Prato), Bartek Materka (Wolfgang Gmyrek, Dusseldorf), Pauline Oltheten (Fons Welters, Amsterdam), Kiko Pérez (Heinrich Ehrhardt, Madrid), Gábor Pintér (Erika Deák, Budapest), Cameron Platter (Hilger, Vienna), Dominik Sittig (Christian Nagel, Cologne / Berlin / Antwerp)

Art Cologne 2011 Online Catalogue
New Positions Press Release pdf
Buchmann Galerie April/May Newsletter

Group Show
25th Anniversary of Fabian & Claude Walter Galerie
ANDY DENZLER - Interiors

Opening: 25 March 2011, 6.00pm - 8.00pm
26th March - 21st April 2011

Press Release pdf
Twenty-Five Catalogue pdf
Fabian Claude Walter Galerie website

Sean Dawson: Artist Profile
by Verena Ummenhofer in Issue 206 of Kunstforum International on New Abstraction edited by Sven Druhl; also featuring Tomma Abbts, Frank Nitsche, Thomas Scheibitz, Anselm Reyle and others.

Out January 2011

Kunstforum International website

The Crystal World: to J.G. Ballard; group show at Buchmann Galerie curated by André Buchmann, Berlin.
12th Nov '10 -15th Jan 2011

Press Release PDF
Opening Friday 12th November 2010 7-9pm

Solo show of new paintings at Buchmann Galerie, Berlin. 10/9/-30/10/2010
Press Release pdf

Opening Friday 10th September 2010 as part of Berlin Gallery District 2010
video clip of opening as part of Berlin Gallery District for monopol tv

Atlantis II: Hidden Histories - Imagined Identities


Schloss Marquardt,
Hauptstrasse 14,
14476 Potsdam - Marquardt
9th July-12th Sept 2010
, opening reception 4th July

; with Buchmann Galerie, Berlin.

Brussels Art Fair with Buchmann Galerie, Berlin.
23-26th April 2010

group show, Buchmann Galerie, Berlin. 29/1/-6/3/2010
Opening Friday 29th Jan '10, 7-9pm

Sub Sonnet II Sub Sonnet III 2009
Sub Sonnets 2009
Press Release