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KLAUS WEHNER / MUSEUM CLAUSUM • INFO

Klaus is a visual multi media artist with a photography background. Since 2007, he often uses the artist's pseudonym Museum Clausum.

Klaus Wehner's CV as PDF can be downloaded here

Education:

2012        PhD Fine Art, Goldsmiths, University of London
1998        MA Photography, London College of Communication
1996        BA Photography, London College of Communication

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS:

09/2017 | NATURE MORTE, Guildhall Art Gallery, London. Head from the Hierophilia series. Group exhibition curated by Michael Petry following the T&H publication ‘Nature Morte: Contemporary artists reinvigorate the Still-Life tradition’.

09/2017 | PIAF (Peckham International Art Fair) with MOCA, London, Triumphal Arch.

02/2017 | Nature Morte, The Four Domes Pavilion/National Museum, Wrocław.
Head from the Hierophilia series. Group exhibition curated by Michael Petry following the T&H publication.


05/2017 | WUNDERCAMERA: SAVANNAH, Telfair Museums, Savannah, Georgia, US.
Curated by Klaus: Museum Clausum, Mark Dion, Andy Freeberg, Andrew Grassie, Karl Grimes, Vid Ingelevics, Valery Katsuba, Louise Lawler, Stuart Leech, Matthew Pillsbury, Richard Ross, Hiroshi Sugimoto. Included a commission by the museum to photograph the three Telfair Museum sites to include in the exhibition. Three prints went into the museum's permanent collection. Awarded National Endowment for the Arts funding.


01/2017  | Art in the Time of Crisis, 2nd International Artists Gathering-Fez, Moroco
I no hai remedio (Press conference), Video installation and conference presentation. Sponsored by the Goethe Institute and German Embassy, Moroco.


09/2016  | Nerven Behalten, Werkstattgalerie,  Berlin, Germany.
Videoinstallation: I no hai remedio (Press conference).

08/2016 | NATURE MORTE, Bohusläns Museum, Uddevalla, Sweden. Head from the Hierophilia series. Group exhibition curated by Michael Petry following the T&H publication by the same name.


06/2015 | NATURE MORTE, Hå Gamle Prestegard, Stavanger, Finland. Head from the Hierophilia series. Group exhibition curated by Michael Petry following the T&H publication by the same name.

11/2013 | WUNDERCAMERA, Pitzhanger Manor Gallery and House, London
Initiated and curated by Klaus, more than 100 works by: Mark Dion, Jonathan Faiers, Patrick and Tristram Fetherstonhaugh, Andrew Grassie, Karl Grimes, Vid Ingelevics, Valery Katsuba, Karen Knorr, Louise Lawler, Stuart Leech/Dulwich Picture Gallery, Richard Ross, Traer Scott, Matt Stuart and Hiroshi Sugimoto.
Awarded ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND funding as individual artist.


04/2014 | WUNDERCAMERA, Holden Gallery, Manchester Metropolitan University
Initiated and curated by Klaus, more than 100 works by: Mark Dion, Jonathan Faiers, Patrick and Tristram Fetherstonhaugh, Andrew Grassie, Karl Grimes, Vid Ingelevics, Valery Katsuba, Karen Knorr, Louise Lawler, Stuart Leech/Dulwich Picture Gallery, Richard Ross, Traer Scott, Matt Stuart and Hiroshi Sugimoto.
Awarded ARTS COUNCIL ENGLAND funding.

10/2011 | LIGHT YEARS, Riflemaker, (with Liliane Lijn; pieces from Museum Clausum: Soane Mania)


10/2009 | THE DEPTFORD MARITIME MUSEUM, Fieldgate Gallery at James Taylor Projects 09 (solo, installation)


09/2009 | THE DEPTFORD MARITIME MUSEUM, Deptford X 09, Laban, (solo, installation)


09/2007 | MUSEUM CLAUSUM DEPTFORD, Deptford X, LABAN


01/2005 | I SUMMON YOU, AXIS Arts Centre, Manchester Metropolitan University, (solo, three video works)


12/2004 | Focal Point Gallery, Southend (screening of I Summon You as part of STAGED Screenings)


01/2004 | TEMPORARILY REMOVED, Midlands Arts Centre, Birmingham (solo, I Summon You & Temporarily Removed)


06/2002 | I SUMMON YOU Dingley Gallery, London, (solo)


11/2001 | EAST WING COLLECTION No5, Courtauld Institute of Art, London. (I Summon You)


07/2001 | EAST INTERNATIONAL, Norwich Gallery, Norwich. (I Summon You)


02/2001 | CLEAN BODIES, Dingley Gallery, London.


06/2000 | VIDEOLOUNGE, APT Gallery, London. (Triptych)


07/1999 | TEMPLE OF DIANA, The Blue Gallery, London. (Diana Dead)


06/1999 | Camberwell Artsweek5, Conductors Hallway, London. (Aperitif)


09/1998 | Mediamorphose 98, Photokina /Studio Saibou, Cologne, Germany. (Vapour Ware)


08/1998 | SKIN DEEP ,The Blue Gallery, London. (Praying for Time)


05/1997 | 1997... , Hochbunker Ehrenfeld, Cologne, Germany. (Vapour Ware)