Mamma Andersson

Born: Luleå, Sweden, 1962
Lives and works in Stockholm, Sweden


Education

1986-93
Kungliga Konsthögskolan, Stockholm, Sweden


Awards and Prizes

2018
Guerlain Drawing Prize, Paris, France

2006
Carnegie Art Award, Sweden


Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2021
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark (catalogue)

2020
The Lost Paradise, David Zwirner, New York

2018
Mamma Andersson: Memory Banks, Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati

2017
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2016
Mamma Andersson & Tal R: Svanesang, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mamma Andersson & Tal R: Svanesang, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

2015
Mamma Andersson: Behind the Curtain, David Zwirner, New York

2013
Gooseberry, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Tick Tock, Konsthallen, Luleå, Sweden

2012
Dog Days, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

2011
Dog Days, Museum HausEsters, Krefeld, Germany
One Two, House of Sweden, Washington, D.C. (two-person exhibition with Jockum Nordström)

2010 - 2011
Mamma Andersson, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado
Who is sleeping on my pillow, David Zwirner, New York (two-person exhibition with Jockum Nordström)

2009
Three New Color Etchings, Crown Point Press, San Francisco
Cry, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

2008
Cry, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London; travelling to Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Officescapes, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

2007
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden; travelling to Camden Arts Centre, London England, and Helsinki Taidehalli, Helsinki, Finland

2006
Rooms Under The Influence, David Zwirner, New York

2005
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2004
Paintings, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

2002
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
New Paintings, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

2001
Konstens Hus, Lulea, Sweden
Galleri 1, Gothenberg, Sweden

2000
Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

1998
Galleri Krister Fahl, Stockholm, Sweden

1997
Galleri 1, Gothenberg, Sweden
Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Västerås, Sweden

1992
Galleri Megan, Stockholm, Sweden

1988
Galleri Tornhuset, Luleå, Sweden

1985
Norrbottensmuseet, Luleå, Sweden


Group Exhibitions (selected)

2021
Stephen Friedman Gallery at The London House of Modernity, London, England (collaboration with Modernity, Stockholm, Sweden)
Heat/Energy, Kummelholmen, Stockholm, Sweden; travelling to Körsbärsgården, Gotland, Sweden (touring)

2020
25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)
Works on Paper from a Distinguished Private Collection, Pace, New York (in partnership with Acquavella Galleries, New York and Gagosian, New York) 
Inner Spaces, 7th Biennial of Painting, Museum Dhondt–Dhaenens (Deurle), Sint-Martens, Belgium
The Future is Female II - Love Letters, CODA Museum Apeldoorn, Apeldoorn, Netherlands
Signature Women, Artipelag, Stockholm, Sweden (catalogue)
Marina Adams | Mamma Andersson | Virginia Overton, Niels Borch Jensen Gallery & Ediitons, Berlin, Germany

2019
Material: Wood, Long Gallery, Messums Wiltshire, Salisbury, England

2018
33rd Bienal de São Paulo: Affective affinities, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
Figure in a Landscape, Foxy Production, New York
Nordic Impressions: Art from Åland, Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway, and Sweden, 1821-2018, Nordic Heritage Museum, Seattle, travelling to The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C. (catalogue)
Acquisitions récentes du Cabinet d'Art Graphique, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
A Murmur of History, Bridget de León, London, England
Cries and Whispers, Trafo Kunsthall, Oslo, Norway
Queen Kristina!, Kristinehamns konstmuseum, Sweden

2017
House Work, Victoria Miro, London, England

2016
Collected Works! 30 years with the Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
House Work, Victoria Miro. London, England

2015 - 2016
Impressions. Five Centuries of Woodcuts, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway

2015
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Galerie de L'Epoque, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Jubileumssamling, The Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Stockholm, Sweden
Collection & Contemporary, Skagens Museum, Denmark

2014
Har/Nu (Here/Now), Artipelag, Stockholm, Sweden
Samling Saltarvet, Saltarvet, Fiskebäckskil, Sweden
An exhibition of current interest, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

2013
Time Waits for Us, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
The Inevitable Figuration, Centro Per L'Arte Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy
Nightfall. New tendencies in figurative painting, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic
In Case We Don't Die, The Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, California (catalogue)
Jubilee exhibition, Kulturens hus/Konsthallen, Luleå, Sweden
Decorum - Carpets and Tapestries by artists, Musée d'Art Moderne, Paris, France

2012
150 years of Swedish Art: Highlights from the Swedish National Collections in Stockholm
(Moderna Museet and Nationalmuseum), Hillstrom Museum of Art, Minnesota

2011
North by New York: New Nordic Art, Scandinavia House, New York
The scholarship holders, Sven-Harrys (Konstmuseum), Stockholm, Sweden
The House Without the Door, David Zwirner, New York
Artists for Haiti, David Zwirner, New York
Välkommen tillbaka! Saltarvet 10 år, Fiskebäckskil, Sweden
Stipendiater, Sven Harrys Konstmuseum, Sweden

2010
Who is sleeping on my pillow, David Zwirner, New York
Friedrich, Eight Contemporary Commentaries, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
Idag Är Igår Imorgon/Today Is Yesterday Tomorrow, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
Home and Origin, Bukowskis, Stockholm, Sweden
New Narrative, Heskin Contemporary, New York
Thrice Upon a Time, Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Sweden

2009
Friedrich - Åtta samtida kommentarer/Friedrich - Eight Contemporary Commentaries,
Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
Helmer Osslund och Karin Mamma Andersson, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Norrköpings, Sweden
Märta Måås-Fjertterström, Liljevalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Samtidigt: Svenskt måleri på 2000-talet/Swedish Painting in the 21st Century, Borås Konsthall, Borås, Sweden
The Armory Show, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, New York

2008
The Gallery, David Zwirner, New York
In silent conversation with Ingmar Bergman, Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun, Switzerland
Collecting Collections, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California
S:t Knuts torg, Ystads Konstmuseum, Ystad, Sweden

2007
Hammer Contemporary Exhibition, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
Fast Forward: Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas (catalogue)
Poets on Painters, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita, Kansas

2006
20 years! Grant Recipients of the Maria Bonnier Dahlin Foundation 1985 -2005, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Essential Painting, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Back to the Figure-Contemporary Painting, Die Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Munich, Germany
15th Biennale of Sydney: Zones of Contact, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Syndey, Australia
Carnegie Art Award Nordic Painting, travelled to Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsinki, Reykjavik, Nice, London
The Moderna Exhibition 2006, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden

2005
The Gallery, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Symbolic Space: The Intersection of Art and Architecture Through the Use of Metaphor, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York

2004
3rd Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
MATRIX 213, UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, Berkeley, San Francisco
The Undiscovered Country, UCLA Hammer, Los Angeles, California
Huts, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
The 54th Carnegie International, Carnegie International 2004, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2003
Devil-May-Care, Nordic Pavilion at the 50th Venice Biennale, Italy
Complex Berlin, Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

2002
Art Forum Berlin, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Berlin, Germany
Blir du Lonesome Lille Van, Konstnarshuset, Stockholm, Sweden

2001
Liste 2001, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Basel, Switzerland
Carnegie Art Award-Nordic Painting, Stockholm, Copenhagen, Oslo, Helsinki, Reykjavik

2000
Group Show, Galleri Kavaletten, Stockholm, Sweden
Edition, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

1999
X:et 100 ar, Botkyrka Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Aptittretare, Konstakedemien, Stockholm, Sweden
12 Konstnarsvanner, Galleri Doktor Glas, Stockholm, Sweden

1998
Carnegie Art Award - Nordic Painting, Konstakademien, Stockholm, Sweden

1997
Galleri pa turne, Galleri Magnus Karlsson in Folkets Hus och Parker, touring Sweden
2+2, Jonkopings Lans Museum, Sweden
Stockholm Art Fair, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

1995
Alone Together, Liljewalchs Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Västerås, Sweden
Nu SAK, Konstakademien, Stockholm, Sweden

1995
Aterkomst Konstens Hus, Luleå, Sweden

1994
Galleri St. Olof, Norrköping, Sweden

1993
Blommor, Galleri Kavaletten, Uppsala, Sweden
Invasion, Millesgården, Stockholm, Sweden
Avgångselever, P.E Waldemarsudde, Stockholm, Sweden
8, Heland Wetterling Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden


Catalogues and Publications (selected)

2020

25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2019
Landscape Painting Now: From Pop Abstraction to New Romanticism, ed. Todd Bradway, Distributed by Art Publishers Inc., New York
Work on Paper, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
Mamma Hanna Martina Text Paintings Photos, ed. Lars Forsberg, Published by MOON

2018
Autofiktionen - Zeichnung der Gegenwart, Distanz Verlag, Berlin
David Zwirner: 25 Years, David Zwirner Books, New York
Nordic Impressions, The Phillips Collection, Washington D.C.

2017
Mamma Andersson Woodcuts 2015-2016, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)

2015
20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)
Painting Beyond Pollock, Phaidon Press, London, England

2014
Claesson, Paolo Colombo & Krüger, Anders, Who is sleeping on my pillow: Mamma Andersson/Jockum Nordström, David Zwirner, New York (revised and expanded edition; originally published in 2010)
The Twenty-First Century Art Book, Phaidon Press, London, England

2013
In Case We Don't Die, Torrance Art Musuem, Torrance, California
La Figurazione Inevitabile/The Inevitable Figuration, ed. Marco Bazzini and David Ferri, Centro per l'arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, Italy

2012
Dog Days, Jelinek, Elfriede & Hentschel, Martin, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden
Nightfall: New Tendencies in Figurative Painting, MODEM Modern Debreceni Nonprofit Kft., Debrecen, Hungary

2011
Pietropaolo, Francesca & Storr, Robert, North by New York: New Nordic Art, The American-Scandinavian Foundation, New York

2010
Hoptman, Laura; Molon, Dominic & Zuckerman Jacobson, Heidi, Mamma Andersson
Aspen Art Press, Aspen, Colorado
Who is sleeping on my pillow: Mamma Andersson/Jockum Nordström, Claesson, Paolo Colombo & Krüger, Anders, David Zwirner, New York
Home and Origin, Rodrigo Mallea Lira, Bukowskis, Stockholm, Sweden (features in)

2009
Cry, Mamma Andersson, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Friedrich - Åtta samtida kommentarer/Friedrich - Eight Contemporary Commentaries, Nationalmuseum, Stockholm, Sweden
Painting Today, text by Tony Godfrey, Phaidon Press, London
Samtidigt: Svenskt måleri på 2000-talet/Swedish Painting in the 21st Century, text by Sophie Allgårdh. Borås Konstmuseum, Borås, Sweden

2008
This Is Not To Be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, texts by Ann Goldstein, Rebecca Morse, and Paul Schimmel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

2007
Mamma Andersson, ed. Ann-Sofi Noring, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Poets on Painters, Katie Geha & Travis Nicholas, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Wichita (features in)
Fast Forward: Contemporary Collections for the Dallas Museum of Art, ed. María de Corral and John R. Lane, Dallas Museum of Art and Yale University Press, New Haven, Connecticut

2006
Essential Painting, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan (features in)
Zones of Contact: 2006 Biennale of Sydney, Biennale of Sydney, Austrailia

2005
Carnegie Art Award-Nordic Painting, Carnegie Art Award Publishing, Stockholm, Sweden

2004
54th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Huts, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Komplex Berlin/Complex Berlin, ed. Ute Meta Bauer, Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne
MATRIX 213: Some Forgotten Place, Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive, University of California, Berkeley
Svenskt konst nu: 85 konstnärer födda efter 1960/ Swedish Art Now: 85 Artists Born After 1960,
Wahlström & Widstrand, Stockholm
The Undiscovered Country, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

2003
Devil-may-care, ed. Anne Karin Jortveit & Andrea Kroksnes, The Nordic Pavillion at the 50th Venice Biennial 2003, Office for Contemporary Art Norway, Oslo, Norway

2000
Mamma Andersson: jag glömde bort mi, Galleri Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden


Bibliography (selected)

2015
Chew-Bose, Durga, Mamma Andersson: crepuscular studies of the everyday, The Guardian, 8 January
Lund, Christian, Three Artists on a Spider by Louise Bourgeois, Huffington Post, 4 January

2013
Sherwin, Skye, Mamma Andersson: Gooseberry, AnOther Magazine, 8 May
Wiley- Garcia, Gloria REVIEWED: Mamma Andersson: Gooseberry, Art World Now, 20 May
Potts, Rachel, The unvarnished place: Painter Mamma Andersson on ‘Gooseberry', Culture Critic, 13 May
Güner, Fisun, Mamma Andersson/ Andreas Eriksson, Stephen Friedman Gallery, The Arts Desk, 6 May
Mamma Andersson. Gooseberry, Wall Street International, 23 April

2012
Simon de Pury's Greatest Show on Earth, Baku Magazine, Spring, Issue 3
Labuzan, Niels, Mamma Andersson: en attendant le lever de rideau, Artpress magazine, May
Stopa, Jason, In conversation, NY Arts Magazine, New York

2011
MacMillan, Kyle, Mamma Andersson, Artforum, April

2010
Mamma Andersson and Jockum Nordstrom Exhibit at David Zwirner, Art Daily, 25 June

2009
Dunne, Aidan, Paintings that shoot straight from the hip, The Irish Times, 25 February
Conly, Sue, Taking Gravity to Art, The Evening Herald, 5 March
Kenny, Ruth, How to Read a Painting, The Dubliner, Issue 82, March
Butler, Kate, Mamma Andersson: Cry, The Sunday Times, 22 February
White, Lucy, Art Round-Up, Metro Ireland, 2 March
Lack, Jessica, Mamma Andersson, The Guardian, 28 October
New Work Extra, Art World, Feb - March
Degen, Natasha, Mamma Andersson, ArtForum Online, 12 January

2008
Lack, Jessica, Mamma Andersson, The Guardian Guide, 28 October
Güner, Fisun, Mamma Andersson, Metro, 1 December
Niemi, Ilona, Karin Mamma Andersson, Art Papers, January-February
Recommended, The Big Issue, Christmas, No. 825

2007
Mamma Andersson, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Jones, Ronald, Mamma Andersson, Frieze, Issue 109, September
Coomer, Martin, Her Indoors, Art Review, Issue 14, September
Hawke, Christian, Mamma Andersson, Bomb, Issue 100, Summer, pp. 24-32
Guner, Fisun, A Sense of Place, Art World, Issue 1, November-December

2006
Kane, Erika, Mamma Andersson, Contemporary, No. 86, pp. 44-45
Cave, Caroline, Come into my parlour, Art Review, May, p. 27
Lange, Christiana & Matzner, Florian, Zurück zur Figur-Malerei der Gegenwart,
Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, Münich, Germany and Museum Franz Gertsch,
Burgdorf, Switzerland, Prestel Verlag, Münich, Germany, pp. 54-55
Mullins, Charlotte, Painting People: Figure Painting Today, Distributed Art Publishers. New York
Bullock, Natasha & Keehan, Reuben (ed.), Zones of Contact: 2006 Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

2005
Herbert, Martin, Reviews: Mamma Andersson, Time Out, 11-18 May, p. 57
Steen, Paul, Made in Sweden, Bon, Spring, pp. 62-63
LOYAL, Interview by Kristian Bengtsson, No. 9
Konsten att överleva, Interviews by Sara Stribe, AnnaMaria Jansson & Alberte Bremberg, No. 19

2004
Herbert, Martin, Rewind: Mamma Andersson & Tal R go back to move on, Dec 2004/January 2005, pp. 50-51
Af Malmborg, Estella, Karin Mamma Andersson, Svensk konst nu 85 konstnärer föddaefter 1960, SAK/W&W
Matsui, Midori, Mamma Andersson, 54th Carnegie International, Catalogue, pp. 50-52
Sundgren, Nils Petter, Höstens konstnär Karin Mamma Andersson, KONSTKATALOGEN
Olsson, Thomas, Par i Konst, Konstvärlden & Disajn, No.4
Lind, Ingela, Här hänger vi ihop, Dagens Nyheter, 15 May
von Dörrzapf. Anke, Fräulein Karin Gespür für Geschichten, ART Das kunstmagazina , No.3, March
Björling, Sanna, Mamma vill måla så det bränns, Dagens Nyheter, 2 January
Krosnes, Andrea, A Wild Practice, Book for Devil-May-Care, Nordic Pavilion at the 50th Venice Biennale, Italy, pp. 12-25
Bal, Mieke, Strings Attached, Book for Devil-May-Care, Nordic Pavilion at the 50th Venice Biennale, Italy pp. 116-124
Jortveit, Anne Karin, At a 'Devil-May-Care' Angle, Book for Devil-May-Care, Nordic Pavilion at the 50th Venice Biennale, Italy pp.170-176

2003
Devil May Care, The Nordic Pavilion at the 50th Venice Biennial, Hatje Cantz
Charlesworth, JJ, Northern Exposure, Art Review, December 2002-January, pp. 120-121
O'Reilly, Sally, Mamma Andersson, Art Monthly, December 2002-January 2003, pp. 38-39
Eklund, Karin, Mamma Andersson, Untitled No. 29, Winter/Spring, p. 63
Davies, Peter, The Pleasure of Paint, Modern Painters, Autumn
Searle, Adrian, Stop that Racket, The Guardian, 17 June, p. 11
Meta Bauer, Uta (ed.), Komplex Berlin / Complex Berlin, Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany

2002
Morton, Tom, Mamma Andersson, Contemporary, December, p. 91
Skoldans by Mamma Andersson, Elle, November, p. 78
Lack, Jessica, Mamma Andersson, Guardian, The Guide, 12-25 October, p. 34
Herbert, Martin, Mamma Andersson, Time Out, 6-13 October, p. 57
Higgie, Jennifer, Morning Stands on Tiptop, Frieze, Summer Issue pp. 68-71
Brodow, Anna, Maling pa Malning pa..., Svenska Dagbladet
Castenfors, Marten, Sveriges Konst 1900-talet, del 3. 1970-2000, Sveriges Allmanna, Stockholm, Sweden

2000
Castenfors, Marten, Malerisk Berattare med Eget Revir, Svenska Dagbladet, Stockholm, Sweden, 25 March
Sokolow, Paulina, Mamma, Provins, No. 2
Sokolow, Paulina, Jag Glombe Bort Mig, Catalogue text, Gallerie Magnus Karlsson, Stockholm, Sweden

1999
Sylvan, Bo, Aptitretare; KF Presenterar 15 Unga Konstnarer, Stockholm, Sweden

1998
Rudling, Eva, Svenska Konstnar, Varnamo, Sweden


1997
Autio, Jonas & Instedt, Niklas, Karin Mamma Andersson, Panorama No. 2
Beck, Ingamj, Mellan Synvilla och Lapsu, Afftonbladet, Sweden, 29 April

1995
Halstrom, Jan, Utanfor Berattelsen, Maleri dar Barnen Vander Bort sin Blick, Dagens
Nyheter, 10.11, Sweden
Sundgren, Nills Petter, Maleriets Aterkomst. Manadsjournalen, No. 12
Millroth, Thomas, Aterkomst, Catalogue text, Konstens hus, Lulea, Sweden


Projects

2013
Stargazer - An exhibition curated by Karin Mamma Andersson, Sven-Harrys Museum, Stockholm, Sweden


Public Collections

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
MOCA, Los Angeles, California
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
The Broad Art Foundation, Los Angeles, California
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Nasjonalmuseet, Oslo, Norway
Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden
Apoteket AB, Stockholm, Sweden
Bonnier Dahlins Stiftelse, Stockholm, Sweden
City of Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
Folkets Hus och Parker, Stockholm, Sweden
Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg, Sweden
Kultur I Länet, Uppsala läns andsting, Uppsala, Sweden
Malmö Konstmuseum, Malmö, Sweden
Satens Konstråd/National Public Art Council, Stockholm, Sweden
Västerås Konstmuseum, Västerås, Sweden
Magasin III Museum and Foundation for Contemporary Art, Stockholm, Sweden

 

 

 

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