BJARNE BARE

Installation view from Amber Waves of Grain with Sessa Englund, Institute of The Sun, High Desert, CA 2024

Installation view from Moral Hazard
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2023

Installation view from Moral Hazard
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2023

Radiator Core #2 - 150x112 cm, archival pigment print - 2023
Installation view from Moral Hazard, OSL contemporary, Oslo 2023

High Density #2 - 150x112 cm, archival pigment print - 2023
Installation view from Moral Hazard, OSL contemporary, Oslo 2023

Installation view from Moral Hazard
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2023

Installation view from Risør
Risør Kunstpark, Risør 2023

The Hollow Man
Hassla Books 2023, ISBN 978-1-940881-56-0

The Hollow Man
Hassla Books 2023, ISBN 978-1-940881-56-0

The Hollow Man, special edition made for the Tokyo Art Book Fair 2023
Hassla Books 2023, ISBN 978-1-940881-56-0

Growth Structure, The Prospect - 150x112 cm each, archival pigment prints - 2020-21
Installation view from The Itch, No Moon LA, Los Angeles 2021

The Itch - 150x112 cm, archival pigment print - 2020-21
Installation view from The Itch, No Moon LA, Los Angeles 2021

Anima - 150x112 cm, archival pigment print - 2020-21
Installation view from The Itch, No Moon LA, Los Angeles 2021

Tribology, 2019-20, at the exhibition Rites of Passage
The National Museum of Art Norway, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo 2021

Tribology, 2019-20, at the exhibition Exposed, 170 Years of Photography
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo 2021

Installation view from Breathing, Together
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2020

Pickle - 150x112 cm, archival pigment print - 2018-19
The Nostalgic - 150x112 cm, archival pigment print - 2018-19

The Accelerationist - 150x112 cm, archival pigment print - 2018-19
Installation view from Breathing, Together, OSL contemporary, Oslo 2020

Installation view from Breathing, Together
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2020

Installation view from Breathing, Together
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2020

Installation view of If, Then, Because, Since and So
Sørlandets Kunstmuseum 2018-19

Installation view of If, Then, Because, Since and So
Sørlandets Kunstmuseum 2018-19

Installation view of If, Then, Because, Since and So
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2017

If, Then, Because, Since and So
Hassla Books 2017, ISBN 978-1-940881-19-5

Hot Mix - 150x100 cm, archival pigment print - 2016-17
Installation view from UCLA Broad Art Center, Los Angeles 2017

Installation view of Syzygy from Young Lions, Preus Museum 2017

Wind Study (Los Angeles) #1 #2 #3 - 150x100 cm each c-print - 2015
Installation view Distant Shadow, Three Shadows Art Centre, Xiamen 2015

Outboard Swaddle - 150x100 cm each, c-print - 2014 - 15
Installation view from Sakte Bilder, Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, 2016

Installation view from Bivouacked - with Tiril Hasselknippe
OSL contemporary, Oslo 2015

Outboard Swaddle #11 - 101x151,5 cm c-print - 2014-15
Installation view Bivouacked, OSL contemporary, Oslo 2015

Outboard Swaddle #10 - 125x175 cm c-print - 2014
Installation view from Outboard Swaddle, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venezia 2014

Outboard Swaddle (Studies from Venice)
Installation view from Outboard Swaddle, Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzetto Tito, Venezia 2014

Grapnel Grapple - Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-3-9

Cropping the Ocean - Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-5-3

94 Pictures as Black Square, 124x124cm Silver Gelatin print, 2011-2012
Installation view MoDERNISM MACHINE, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo 2012

Installation view MoDERNISM MACHINE, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo 2012

With: Bare, Baumeister, Beuys, Boyle, Dubuffet, Elgin, Estève, Friedman, Gris, Hartung, Kippenberger, Klein, Léger, van der Linde, Matisse, Mignard, Mojord Jahnsen, Ono, Opsahl, Picasso, Soulages, de Staël, Texmon Rygh and Villon

Entering a Site of Production - Henie Onstad Kunstsenter 2012 - ISBN 978-82-8294-008-5

Hose Variations, Studies from Los Angeles and elsewhere
Cornerkiosk press 2011, ISBN 978-82-998640-0-8

BJARNE BARE

Born in Poznan, Poland. Lives in Los Angeles, California.

INQUIRIES:

Studio: hello@bjarnebare.com
Represented by: OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway

EDUCATION:

2015/2017 - MFA UCLA Los Angeles
Professor Catherine Opie

2010/2013 - BFA Academy of Fine Art Oslo
Professor Dag Erik Elgin

SOLO SHOWS:

2023:
Moral Hazard, OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway
Risør, Kunstparken, Risør, Norway
Jewel and a Shell, Michael Felix, Los Angeles, California

2021:
Anamnesis. Salonul de proiecte, Bucharest, Romania
The Itch. No Moon LA, Los Angeles, California

2020:
Breathing, Together. OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway

2017:
If, Then, Because, Since and So. OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway

2015:
Bivouacked. OSL contemporary, Oslo, Norway - with Tiril Hasselknippe
The Pineappleweed. Kunstparken, Risør, Norway

2014:
Outboard Swaddle. Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Palazzetto Tito, Venice, Italy

SELECTED GROUP SHOWS:

2024:
Amber Waves of Grain, with Sessa Englund. Institute of the Sun, High Desert, CA

2021:
Rites of Passage, Kunstnernes Hus and Norway's National Museum of Art, Oslo, Norway
Exposed, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
As far as my Eye can Sea, Bomuldsfabrikken Kunsthall, Arendal, Norway

2020:
Let's Talk About Images 2.1.0, Fotogalleriet, Oslo, Norway

2019:
Pointed Consciousness, QB Gallery, Oslo - curated by Behzad Farazollahi

2018:
If, Then, Because, Since and So, Sparebanken Sør Art Award, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
ANNEX, Del Vaz Projects, Los Angeles

2017:
The Young Lions, Preus Museum, Horten, Norway

2016:
Roaming, Louise Dany / UKS, Oslo, Norway
Sakte bilder, Lillehammer Kunstmuseum, Lillehammer, Norway

2015:
Distant shadow, Jimei X Arles, Three Shadows Xiamen Photography Art Centre, Xiamen, China - curated by Thora Dolven Balke

2012:
MoDERNISM MACHINE, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo, Norway
Voies-Off. Arles, France. La Photographie du Nord en 3 actes. Hosted by the Finnish Museum of Photography

BOOKS:

The Hollow Man
artist book
Hassla Books 2023
ISBN 978-1-940881-56-0

Exposed, 170 years of photography, Henie Onstad Kunstsenter
Forlaget Press 2021
ISBN 978-82-328-0391-0 (nor) 978-82-328-0441-2 (eng)

Conversations on Photography, Fotogalleriet Oslo
Kehrer Verlag 2021
ISBN 978-3-96900-008-3

Why Photography? (editor)
Skira editore 2020
ISBN 978-88-572-4266-8

Insights 2: Wienerberger Contemporary Photography Collection
Kehrer Verlag 2019
ISBN 978-3- 86828-937-4

If, Then, Because, Since and So
artist book
Hassla Books 2017
ISBN 978-1-940881-19-5

Un'apparizione di superfici
Apm Edizioni 2017 - edited by Luca Panaro
ISBN 978-88-891099-6-0

GR-09022017
SKREID Publishing 2017
ISBN 978-82-690710-0-9

Sakte Bilder: Samtidsfotografi
Lillehammer Kunstmuseum 2016
ISBN 978-82-935020-1-2

MAR
artist book
Cornerkiosk press 2016
ISBN 978-82-998640-9-1

New Scandinavian Photography (editor)
Black Dog Publishing 2015
ISBN 978-1-910433-09-6

Cropping the Ocean
artist book
Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-5-3

Grapnel Grapple
artist book
Cornerkiosk press 2014
ISBN 978-82-998640-3-9

Entering a Site of Production - MoDERNISM MACHINE
Henie Onstad Kunstsenter 2012
ISBN 978-82-8294-008-5

Hose Variations, Studies from Los Angeles and elsewhere
artist book
Cornerkiosk press 2011
ISBN 978-82-998640-0-8

Shaping Time
The Polish National Film, Television and Theatre School Press 2011
ISBN 978-83-878704-0-9

SELECTED PUBLIC COLLECTIONS:

The National Museum of Norway
The City of Oslo Art Collection
Kistefos Museum
Preus Museum
The Ekard Collection
The Møller Collection
REV Ocean
Wienerberger Contemporary Photography Collection

SELECTED LIBRARY COLLECTIONS:

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ingalls Library
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Museum of Modern Art (MOMA), Thomas J. Watson Library
National Library of Norway
New York Public Library System (NYPL)
NYU Library
Princeton University Library, Firestone Library
Sächsische Landesbibliothek und Universitätsbibliothek
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Stanford University Libraries
The Getty Research Institute
University of Bergen
University of California, UCLA
University of Cincinnati
University of Southern California
Virginia Tech, Newman Library
Yale University Library

OTHER:

Co-founder of MELK, since 2009
Lecturer at University of La Verne, 2022, Chaffey College, 2022 and LA Valley College, 2023
Artist-in-Residence at Fondacione Bevliacqua la Masa, 2014
Recipient of the the Norwegian Government Grants for Artists programme, 2024 - 25
Board member FKD - Fund for Art and Design Students, Oslo 2012 - 2015
Nominator for Plat(t)form 2013, 15, 16 Fotomuseum Winterthur
Nominator for Foam Paul Huf Award 2015, 2018, 2019, 2021 Foam Museum
Editorial advisor at Objektiv 2010 - 2015
Jury member - Østlandsutstillingen 2013

NEWSLETTER:

CURATORIAL WORK

Why Photography? (editor)
Skira editore 2020 ISBN 978-88-572-4266-8

Why Photography? (editor)
Skira editore 2020 ISBN 978-88-572-4266-8<

E.O. Hoppé Estate Collection, 2019
Sequence, layout and design

New Scandinavian Photography (editor)
Black Dog Publishing 2015 ISBN 978-1-910433-09-6

Curatorial work for Formuesforvaltning, Oslo
Exhibition titled 'Dybdeflater', 2020

With Linn Pedersen, Thora Dolven Balke, Hannah Whitaker,
Louis Heilbronn, Paul Mpagi Sepuya, Bjarne Bare

Curatorial work for MELK
Mårten Lange at Fotogalleriet Oslo 2010

Curatorial work for MELK
Linn Pedersen at MELK Oslo 2013

Curatorial work for MELK
Booth at Unseen Amsterdam 2013

Curatorial work for MELK
Morten Andenæs and Ivan Galuzin at MELK Oslo 2014

Curatorial work for MELK
Lina Scheynius at MELK Oslo 2014

East West Fusion
Mikkel McAlinden at Hole Artcenter 2009

Curatorial work for MELK
Emil Salto at MELK Oslo 2012

Curatorial work for MELK
Morten Andenæs in Paris 2014

Curatorial work for MELK
Nicholas Gottlund at MELK Oslo 2015

Curatorial work for MELK
Nicolai Howalt & Trine Søndergaard at Akershus Kunstsenter 2010

Curatorial work for MELK
Ola Rindal at MELK Oslo 2010

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