Michael Just

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Born 1979 Frankfurt/ Main, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Education

  • 2011Independent Study Program, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, USA
  • 2009MFA Art Practice, Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
  • 2007Meisterschüler with Prof. Daniel Buren and Prof. Hubert Kiecol, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany

Awards

  • 2007EHF-Stipendium, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
  • DAAD Postgraduate Scholarship, UK
  • 2005Förderpreis für Skulptur, Deutsche Bank, Germany

Residencies

  • 2012 Villa Aurora, Los Angeles, USA
  • 2010 PAN Studios, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2015What’s Done Cannot be Undone, Cydonia, Dallas, USA
  • 2013Surface Meanings, Artisanal House, New York City, USA
  • 2010Incidents and Environments, Galerie Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne, Germany
  • 2009Untergrund, 401contemporary, Berlin, Germany
  • 2008ONE TWO X YOU, SOUTERRAIN, Berlin, Germany
  • Michael Just, KNPZ, Hamburg, Germany

Group Exhibitions

  • 201510 x 10, EHF 2010 10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
  • The Future of the Past, CYDONIA, Dallas, USA
  • Checkpoint California, Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin, Germany [catalogue]
  • 2014EHF at Eigen+Art Lab, Eigen+Art Lab, Berlin, Germany
  • 2012In the Mirror of Myself, Galerie Zink, Berlin, Germany
  • Where are you coming from?, Villa Aurora, Los Angeles, USA
  • 2011 Whitney ISP 2010/11, 161 Bowery, New York City, USA
  • 2010EHF 2010, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
  • PAN Studios 2010, Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, Naples, Italy
  • Informal Relations, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, USA
  • Kunstkonsum / Schwerenot, Galerie Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne, Germany
  • 2009Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2009, A Foundation, London, UK
  • Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2009,  Cornerhouse, Manchester, UK
  • 2008believe me!, KIT / Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2007EHF – Ein Überblick, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Berlin, Germany
  • Material Presence, Marsh Gallery, Herron School of Art, IUPUI, Indianapolis, USA
  • Experience Pommery #4: L’emprise du lieu, Domaine Pommery, Reims, France
  • 2006Inaugural Show, Musée Régional d’Art Contemporain, Sérignan, France
  • Wertheim, Kunstraum Wertheim, Berlin, Germany
  • Wir waren mal Freunde gewesen, Gloria Halle, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 2005Counterpoints, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
  • A y regarder de près, Espace d’art contemporain Gustave Fayet, Sérignan, France
  • Klasse Daniel Buren, Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Avenirs de Villes – Future for Cities, Site Alstom, Nancy, France [catalogue]

Bibliography

  • 2015Smart, Jennifer.”On the Circular Nature of History: Michael Just at CYDONIA.” Arts + Culture (January 31, 2015)
     Camplin, Todd.”Michael Just at CYDONIA.” Moderndallas.net. (January 30, 2015)
     Simek, Peter. “5 Art Events for Your Weekend.” D Magazine. (January 7, 2015)
     Smart, Lauren.”5 Art Exhibitions to See This Weekend.” Dallas Observer. (January 7,2015)
  • 2014Sokhan, Alena.”Exhibition // Grasping at the Present at Eigen+Art Lab.” Berlin Art Link (October 29, 2014)
  • 2010“Michael Just.” The Catlin Guide 2010. Catlin Art (January 2010)
  • 2009“Michael Just.” Bloomberg New Contemporaries 2009. New Contemporaries Ltd (September 2009)
     “Michael Just.” Goldsmiths MFA 2009. Goldsmiths, University of London (June 2009)
  • 2008Clement, Dr. Hans-Jörg. “Art at Peppermint I.” Berlin, Germany (August 2008)
     “Believe Me! Bildhauerei zwischen Sein und Schein.” Kunst Aktuell (April 2008)
     Van Treeck, Timo. “Im Kunsttunnel brennt Licht.” Rheinische Post (March 22, 2008)
     Kröner, Magdalena. “believe me!” Kunstforum International Bd (March 2008)
     A”Lido #5 – believe me!” Kunsthalle Düsseldorf (Feb. 2008)
     Meister, Helga. “Kontrast von Schein und Sein.” Westdeutsche Zeitung (January 30, 2008)
     “Junge Bildhauer zwischen Sein und Schein” Wetzlaer Neue Zeitung (January 27, 2008)
     Sebastian, Klaus. “Im Tunnelschlund” Rheinische Post (January 25, 2008)
  • 2007“Experience Pommery #4: L’Emprise du Lieu.” Beaux Arts Magazine (June 2007)
  • 2006“A y Regarder de Près.” Somogy Editions D’art (2006)
  • 2005“Art up.” Kunstförderverein Düren (December 2005)
     “Counterpoints.” Benaki Museum, Athen, Greece (November 2005)
     “Stopover.” Origina – Propuesta Conceptual. Mexico D.F. (November 2005): 58-61
     “Avenirs de Villes / Future for Cities.” Editions du Moniteur, France (2005)
  • 2004“Question and Answer.” Bouquet, Klasse Daniel Buren (October 2004)
     “Natur und Umwelt als Themen der Kunst heute.” 12. Kreiskulturwoche Landratsamt Rhein-Neckar-Kreis, Germany