Alexandra Bircken

Alexandra Bircken

Alexandra Bircken (born 1967) is an artist based in Cologne.

Bircken creates assemblages featuring everyday ephemera like wood, knitted fragments and twigs. [ [http://www.friezeartfair.com/artists/yearbook/alexandra_bircken1 FriezeArtFair.com] ] Her work has strong references to traditional craft practices and to the natural world, from which she sources her materials. [ [http://www.maisonpop.net/IMG/CP_Paysages_visites_engl.doc Maisonpop.net] ]

She studied fashion at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London.

elected Exhibitions

Bircken creates assemblages featuring everyday ephemera like wood, knitted fragments and twigs. [ [http://www.friezeartfair.com/artists/yearbook/alexandra_bircken1 FriezeArtFair.com] ] Her work has strong references to traditional craft practices and to the natural world, from which she sources her materials. [ [http://www.maisonpop.net/IMG/CP_Paysages_visites_engl.doc Maisonpop.net] ]

She studied at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design in London.

elected Exhibitions

2007

"Unmonumental", New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York

"Holz", Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York

"Um Kehrungen", Kunstverein Braunschweig

"Statements", Art Basel 37

"Hope and Despair", Cell Project Space, London

"L’Homme nu, Volume 2/3: L’Homme et son environnement", Maison Populaire, Montreuil

"L’Homme nu, Volume 1/3: Allures anthropomorphes", Maison Popoulaire, Montreuil

"Common Threads", Charlottestown Confederation Centre, Charlottestown, Canada and Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, Canada

2006

"Klötze", BQ, Cologne

"Dereconstruction", curated by Matthew Higgs, Gladstone gallery, New York

"Das Grosse Rasenstuck", Nurnberg

"K'n-yan", Christine Mayer, Munich

2005

Herald St, London

"5 Sculptors", Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster

Interim Art, London, UK

"Other People’s Projects", Herald St, White Columns, New York

2004

BQ, Cologne

References

External links

*Further information from [http://www.heraldst.com/artists/bircken/06birc/bircken.html Herald Street Gallery]
*Images, biography, texts from the [http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/artists/alexandra_bircken.htm Saatchi Gallery]
*Alexandra Bircken on [http://www.artfacts.net/index.php/pageType/artistInfo/artist/54615 ArtFacts.net]
*Karen Rosenberg on Alexandra Bircken, [http://www.nytimes.com/2007/10/05/arts/design/05gall.html?pagewanted=print New York Times online]


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