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Richard Nikl


Richard Nikl, Mother, 2017

polystyrene, fiberglass, epoxy resinputty, aluminium hardware, 160 x 110 x 14 cm


Richard Nikl, Untitled, 2020

ink and acrylic on canvas, 140 x 80 cm


Richard Nikl, AENIGMA, 2019

beech wood, hard wax oil, steel parts,1862 antique cabinet, 110 x 95 x 46 cm


Thomas Locher and Richard Nikl, 2019

National Gallery Prague


Richard Nikl, Untitled, 2019 

ink and acrylic on canvas, 142 x 142 cm


Richard Nikl (with Marta Riniker-Radich), 2019

Entrance Gallery, Prague


Richard Nikl, God and Harvard, 2018

Lovaas Projects, Munich


Richard Nikl, Benjamin Franklin, 2016

elder wood and inkjet print mounted on composite panel, 65 x 60 x 5 cm


Richard Nikl, Untitled, 2016

adhesives on steel, 150 x 100 x 3 cm


Richard Nikl (with Jan Brož), Je Suis Symmetry, 2016 

steel, stainless steel, electric generator, wood, 250 x 125 x 72 cm


BIOGRAPHY


b. 1987 in Prague, currently based in Frankfurt am Main



EDUCATION


2017        

Meisterschuler (class of Prof. Tobias Rehberger), Städelschule Frankfurt

2015        

MFA in Fine Arts (class of Prof. Heimo Zobernig), Academy of Fine Arts in Vienna  



AWARDS AND GRANTS


2017 Sterna Residency Nisyros

2015 Kardinal König Award nominee

2013 Jindřich Chalupecky Award nominee



SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS


2019

– Auf Augenhöhe (w/ Marta Riniker-Radich), Entrance Gallery, Prague

– Salm Young: Thomas Locher & Richard Nikl, National Gallery, Prague


2018

– God and Harvard, Lovaas Projects, Munich


2016

– Je Suis Symmetry (w/ Jan Brož), Nevan Contempo, Prague

– Nikl, Galerie 35M2, Prague


2015

– Lote & Larp (w/ Marina Sula), Kunstbuero, Vienna

– Ancunteda (w/ Jiří Kovanda), Galleria Doris Ghetta, Val Gardena 


2014

– RNRNRN (w/ Jan Brož), AM 180, Prague

– Display Window, Wiener Art Foundation, Vienna

– Void of Course, Weekends, Copenhagen

– Pro Duo (w/ Marina Sula), Prawneg & Wolf, Brunico


2013

– Two Pavilions, Jan Palach Square, Prague

– Monastery Show, The Opava House of Arts, Opava


2012

– LHC (w/ Ivan Pérard), Friday Exit, Vienna

– Lounge (w/ Amitai Romm), Vesch, Vienna



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS


2019

– Orient 2, Kunsthalle Bratislava, Bratislava

– Aggregation, Shore Gallery, Vienna


2018

– Orient, Bunkier Sztuki Gallery of Contemporary Art, Krakow

– Based, Basis, Frankfurt am Main

– Somewhere In Between, Palais des Beaux-Arts Bozar, Brussels

– Orient, KIM Contemporary Art Center, Riga


2017

– Home of the Brave, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main

– To Let Things Slide, Lovaas Projects, Munich

– The Moment, Niddastrasse 59, Frankfurt am Main

– Städelschule Rundgang, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main


2016

– Third Mind, National Gallery, Prague

– More Is More, Schloss Schöngrabern, Ebreichsdorf

– !vהי, Kandererstrasse 18, Basel

– Bego, Czech Center, New York

– Städelschule Rundgang, Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main

– Kelly Bar, Café al 5, Milan


2015

– Rehearsals In Instability, Andreas Huber Gallery, Vienna

– Parallel Vienna, Alte Post, Vienna

– Kardinal König Kunstpreis 2015, Kunstraum St. Virgil, Salzburg

– Return of The Object and The Disorder of Things, Kvalitar, Prague 

– FOMO, Syntax, Lisbon

– 7h Zlin Youth Salon Triennale, Gallery of Fine Arts in Zlin, Zlin

– Big Opening, Riverside, Bern

– Telepathy or Esperanto? Futura, Prague

– Tell Me Again Slowly… What Were You Doing on Mars, OK Corral, Copenhagen

– Typography, Goethe Institut, Rotterdam        


2014

– Millésime, New Pictures, Paris

– Into You, Running Residency, London             

– Parallel Vienna, Alles Zollamt, Vienna

– Moscow Biennal for Young Art, Museum of Modern Art, Moscow

– RFPBJKDN, Fluc, Vienna

– pcnc_bay XII, Vesch, Vienna

– Graphic Design, Futura, Praha

– Data Mine Conflux, Neverland Space, online

– Art & Shadows, Czech Center, Prague

– Workplace, Gallery of the Academy of Performing Arts, Prague      

         

2013

– Jindřich Chalupecky Award 2013, National Gallery, Prague

– Best Before, Emil Filla Gallery, Usti nad Labem      

   

2012

– Structure Is a Place On Earth, Wendy, Vienna

– V=abc, Katarsis, Tallin

– Humble Habits Domestic Monuments, HHDM, Vienna

– 6th Zlin Youth Salon Triennale, Gallery of Fine Arts in Zlin, Zlin

– DUMB, (w/ Richard Healy & Jiří Maha), The Brno House of Arts, Brno


2011

– Tagada (w/ Jirří Kovanda & Jiří Maha), Magazin, Vienna

– Doesn’t Mean a Thing, Artbanka Museum of Young Art, Prague

– Hey Guys! (w/ Richard Healy & Jirří Maha), Fotograf Gallery, Prague


2010

– Collected Reflections, Entrance Gallery, Prague

– The Village Is Falling Asleep, NoD Gallery, Prague

– Manufacturing Today, Dora 1, Trondheim 

– Making Worlds, Emil Filla Gallery, Usti nad Labem



EXHIBITIONS