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Andreas Slominski

German, b. 1959

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Andreas Slominski

German, b. 1959

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With a reputation for eccentricity, wit, and intellect, Andreas Slominski produces concept-driven works that explore daily experience and personal obsession. Slominski established his provocative reputation with a series of humorous interventions—planting a dead tree stump among the lindens of Berlin, staging an art show opening with no art except the artist himself lurking in the hedges, coaxing a giraffe to lick a stamp. His best known works are sculptural installations that transform everyday objects into curious occasions for reflection and interaction, as in his 2005 exhibition of a series of "traps" set for various creatures. For Sperm (2012), he (allegedly) splashed gallery walls and floors with the semen of men and bulls.

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Serpentine Galleries, and 2 more
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The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 8 more
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Tate, and 1 more
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Artforum, and 3 more
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Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 2 more
Biography

With a reputation for eccentricity, wit, and intellect, Andreas Slominski produces concept-driven works that explore daily experience and personal obsession. Slominski established his provocative reputation with a series of humorous interventions—planting a dead tree stump among the lindens of Berlin, staging an art show opening with no art except the artist himself lurking in the hedges, coaxing a giraffe to lick a stamp. His best known works are sculptural installations that transform everyday objects into curious occasions for reflection and interaction, as in his 2005 exhibition of a series of "traps" set for various creatures. For Sperm (2012), he (allegedly) splashed gallery walls and floors with the semen of men and bulls.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Serpentine Galleries, and 2 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 8 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 3 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 2 more