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Anna Ostoya, Slap, 2020

Anna Ostoya (b. 1978 in Kraków, Poland) lives and works in New York. Her work has been shown at Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, Switzerland; Tate St. Ives, United Kingdom; the 2015 Lyon Biennial, France; the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; the Power Plant Toronto, Canada; the CCS Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY; Manifesta 7 Rovereto, Italy; Lisson Gallery, London, United Kingdom; and the Second Athens Biennial, Greece. She has had solo exhibitions at Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw, Poland; La Kunsthalle Mulhouse, France; CCA Kronika, Bytom, Poland; and with her galleries: Bortolami, New York; tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam; and Silberkuppe, Berlin. She studied at the Städelschule in Frankfurt/M and the Parsons School in Paris and attended the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York.

Exhibitions

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Motions

Motions

7 Nov – 19 Dec 2020

39 Walker

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Histories of our time. On Collective and Personal Narratives

Histories of our time. On Collective and Personal Narratives

13 Sep – 10 Nov 2019

Kunsthaus Baselland

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Anna Ostoya

Anna Ostoya

19 Oct – 20 Dec 2018

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Anna Ostoya

Anna Ostoya

16 Dec 2017 – 11 Feb 2018

Zachęta National Gallery of Art

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: University of Disasters

University of Disasters

30 Mar – 22 Apr 2017

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Alte Sachlichkeit ( The Old Objectivity)

Alte Sachlichkeit ( The Old Objectivity)

5 Sep – 26 Oct 2016

Silberkuppe

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Slaying

Slaying

25 Feb – 23 Apr 2016

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: 13th Biennale de Lyon: La vie moderne

13th Biennale de Lyon: La vie moderne

10 Sep 2015 – 3 Jan 2016

La Sucrière

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Transpositions

Transpositions

5 Jun – 24 Aug 2014

Kunsthalle Mulhouse

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Disclosures

Disclosures

3 May – 22 Jun 2013

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Out of the Blue

Out of the Blue

21 Sep – 21 Nov 2012

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Exposures

Exposures

1 Mar – 2 Apr 2011

Bortolami

Featured Image (Installation View) of exhibtion: Autopis

Autopis

8 Jan – 19 Feb 2011

Galeria Foksal

Press

Carla Ciccone Coming Into Focus Harpers Bazaar Sep 2022Anna Ostoya Turning Theory Into Art The Nation Aug 2022Kerry Manders A Collaborative Photobook Makes the Case for Radical Democracy aperture Feb 2022Sinziana Ravini Politics and Passions, again Paletten May 2021Caroline Blockus NYC: Anna Ostoya ‘Motions’ She Performs Nov 2020John Haber 11.23.20 – Drawing Divisions Art Reviews from around New York Nov 2020Paul Laster Altered States: The Transformative Art of Fred Tomaselli Art & Object Nov 2020Molly Creeden A Clothing Collection Inspired by the Bauhaus New York Times Style Magazine Aug 2019Writers at Yes & NO Anna Ostoya Yes & NO Jun 2019Taylor Dafoe Anna Ostoya’s and Ben Lerner’s "The Polish Rider” The Brooklyn Rail May 2019Amanda Schmitt The Third Persona Texte Zur Kunst Dec 2018Will Harrison Doubt and Affirmation: A Book by Ben Lerner and Anna Ostoya Art in America Nov 2018Writers at NY Art Beat Anna Ostoya Exhibition NY Art Beat Oct 2018Anna Ostoya and Ben Lerner Late Art The Paris Review Sep 2018Marta Marsicka Wizualne rozgrywki Arteon 2018Magdalena Dubrowska Nazis and a box of chocolates. Exhibition of Anna Ostoya’s works in Zachęta Gazeta Wyborcza Dec 2017Vivian Ziheri Where do we go from here? Art Agenda Feb 2017Phaidon writers Anna Ostoya - Why I Paint Phaidon Sep 2016Ben Lerner The Polish Rider The New Yorker Jun 2016Katelynn Mills Really Killer: Anna Ostoya’s Judith Artcritical Mar 2016Scott Indrisek 5 Must-See Gallery Shows in New York: Karla Black, Anna Ostoya, and More Blouin ArtInfo Mar 2016Writers at TimeOut Anna Ostoya, ‘Slaying’ TimeOut Mar 2016Lara Atallah Anna Ostoya Artforum Mar 2016Writers at Phaidon Vitamin P3: New Perspectives in Painting Phaidon 2016Beta Germano Cidade Qonquistada CasaVogue May 2015Ara H. Merjian Anna Ostoya: Mining historical works for new conceptual paths Frieze Jan 2015Jovana Stokić Pseudomorphing Osmos Aug 2014Martha Kirszenbaum Free Beer Tomorrow Nero Spring 2014Marta Gnyp Break a rule to make a new one Zoo Winter 2013Kito Nedo Anna Ostoya: Silberkuppe Artforum Oct 2013Melissa Rose New Photography 2013 at the Museum of Modern Art, New York The Photographers Gallery Blog Oct 2013Colin Herd Redefining the Medium Aesthetica Oct 2013Writers at Art+Auction Shooting Stars Art+Auction Oct 2013Szura Lucyna Anna Ostoya's Photos at MoMA Culture Sep 2013Ken Johnson Images Propelled Beyond Pictures The New York Times Sep 2013Writers at Art Tattler International New Photography 2013, a New View of 'What a Picture Could Be' Art Tattler International 2013Claudia Bodin Ein Koffer in New York Art das Kunstmagazin Dec 2012Allison Tepper Case Study: Anna Ostoya Interpretrs Fluxkit Inside/Out Dec 2011Writers at Artforum Anna Ostoya Artforum Dec 2011Carly Gaebe Body Conscious: Soft Machines at the Pace Gallery Art in America Jul 2011Writers at Kaleidoscope ANNA OSTOYA, Autopis I, II and III: Notes, Copies and Masterpieces at Galeria Foksal (Warsaw), tegenboschvanvreden (Amsterdam) and Silberkuppe (Berlin) by Martha Kirszenbaum Kaleidoscope Jul 2011Writers at the Power Plant Rearview Mirror: New Art from Central and Eastern Europe The Power Plant Jun 2011Merve Unsal Anna Ostoya's "Exposures" at Bortolami Gallery Art Agenda Apr 2011Writers at artdaily Polish Artist Anna Ostoya Exhibits 28 Works Made in February at Bortolami Gallery artdaily Mar 2011Jess Wilcox Anna Ostoya Artforum Mar 2011Karol Sienkiewicz Anna Ostoya Culture Mar 2011Stach Szablowski Wnuczka z Cabaret Voltaire Przekroj, no. 47 Nov 2010Stanisław Ruksza Kronika - Anna Ostoya, ‘From a to ∞’ Städelschule Student Board Jan 2010

Writings

  1. Disclosures Wall Text
    Anna Ostoya
    2013
  2. Against the Inertia of Disillusionment
    Parallax, Volume 20, Issue 2
    2014

Publications

Book cover on plain gray background with title of Anna Ostoya

Anna Ostoya

La Kunsthalle Mulhouse and Dancing Foxes Press, Brooklyn

Book cover on plain background with title of The Polish Rider

The Polish Rider

MACK, London
2081

Book cover on plain background with title of Anna Ostoya

Anna Ostoya

Zacheta National Gallery, Warsaw Poland
2021