biography & essays

 
Bruno Walpoth‘s human figures created from limewood or walnut come about as a result of his meeting and dealing with models. On a scale of one-to-one, the bodies, lines and forms of the few young, gaunt men and the myriad of beautiful women take shape from the block of wood by means of his hands ...
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Exhibitions

Current & next exhibitions

July 2020
Accesso Galleria - Pietrasanta (I)
Duo show with ALEX RANE - marble sculptor (USA)

31.07.-30.08 2020
Erlas Galerie (A)

Solo exhibitions

2019  CAFA Art Museum – Beijing (CHN)
2018  Zhejiang Art Museum – Hangzhou (CHN)
2016  Galerie Frank Schlag – Essen (D)
2015  Galleria Civica – Bressanone (I)
2015  Accesso Galleria – Pietrasanta (I)
2014  Absolute Art Gallery – Knokke (B)
2014  Kunstverein Münsterland – Coesfeld (D)
2012  Kunst Zürich – Galerie Frank Schlag (CH)
2011  Absolute Art Gallery – Knokke (B)
2011  Galerie Frank Schlag – Essen (D)
2010  Dagmar Schmidla Galerie – Köln (D)
2010  Absolute Art Gallery – Knokke (B)
2009  Circolo Artistico e Culturale Ortisei (I)
2008  Galleria Copercini–Giuseppin – Arquá Petrarca (I)
2007  Gallery Beciani – Charlroie (B)
2005  Istitut Ladin Micurà de Rü – St.Martin in Thurn (I)
1985  Galleria Domenicani – Bolzano (I)

Exhibitions (selection)

2018  Objects in mirror are closer than they appear“ – Kunstforum Solothurn (CH)
2018  "On a Pedestal“ – Castletown House – Dublin Castle (IRL)
2017  Bruno Walpoth/Omar Galliani – Museo Arte Contemporanea Cavalese (I)
2017  Jan Kossen Contemporary – Insight / Einblicke (NY)
2017  MART – Legno ⁄ Lën ⁄ Holz – Trento (I)
2017  Art Central Hong Kong – Jankossen Gallery (CN)
2016  70 JAHRE SÜDTIROLER KÜNSTLERBUND Hofburg Brixen (I)
2015  Triennale – Bad Ragartz (CH)
2015  ARTEFIERA BOLOGNA – Galleria dell'Incisione (I)
2014  BIENNALE GHERDËINA Ortisei⁄St.Ulrich (I)
2014  TIROL–MüNCHEN Tiroler Landesmuseum – Innsbruck (A)
2014  Accesso Galleria – Pietrasanta
2013  Absolute Art Gallery – PAN Amsterdam
2013  CONTEMPORARY ISTANBUL – C.A.M. Gallery, Istanbul (TR)
2013  BORN IN THE DOLOMITES II - Künstlerhaus Wien (A)
2013  SCOPE-BASEL, Absolute Art G., C.A.M. Gallery, Istanbul
2013  Look at me - Pinacoteca d'Arte Contemporanea di Gaeta (I)
2013  RAW Art Fair Rotterdam - Absolute Art G. – Knokke (B)
2012  Contemporary Istanbul – C.A.M. Gallery
2012  ARTEFIERA BOLOGNA – Galleria dell'Incisione
2011  Biennale di Venezia – Padiglione Italia del Trentino – Südtirol
2011  FIGUR/A – Franzensfestung (BZ)
2011  Galleria dell'Incisione – Brescia (I)
2010  CODA Museum – Apeldoorn (N)
2010  "Arte a confronto" – Ortisei – Galleria Artforum (BO)
2009  Galleria Artforum – Bologna (I)
2009  Lineart Gent – Absolute Art Gallery (B)
2008  Pedifesta – Sa Pilat, Ortisei (I)
2007  KunStart – Bolzano (I)
2006  Arte Padova – Padova (I)
2006  Forte–Arte – Fortezza/Franzensfeste (I)
2006  Neue Skulptur in Südtirol – Schloss Prösels Völs (I)
2006  Galerie Gnaccarini – Bologna (I)
2005  Galerie Tazl – Graz (A)
2004  Schloss Katzenzungen – Prissian (I)
2004  ART–EXPO New York (USA)
2003  Daetz–Centrum – Lichtenstein (D)
2003  Galleria Bertossa – Grono (CH)
1995–2007  UNIKA – Ortisei (I)
2000–2002  RollinsArt–Gallery – Colorado (USA)
2000  Stadtmuseum – Chiusa (I)
1987  „Panorama/Panorama“ – Bolzano (I)
1985  Skulptur 85“ – Bolzano (I)
1984  Galerie Ganserhaus – Wasserburg (D)
1982–83–84  Haus der Kuns – München (D)

Contact

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info@walpoth.com

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