From the archives


Rainer Ganahl 

lives and works in new york 

Works from his series: variants-the same-works during covid 




Master of Philosophy, History (University of Innsbruck)
Master of Fine Arts (Akademie Düsseldorf with Nam June Paik);
Whitney Independent Study Program, New York 2000

One person Exhibitions (a selection of the last 3 years):

Alex Zachary, New York
Hospitalhof, Stuttgart

MAK, Vienna, October 2009
Toxic Assets, Galerie NŠchst St. Stephan, Rosemarie Schwarzwaelder, Login
Elaine Levy Projects, Brussels

Fruit and Flower Deli, New York, 2008
DADALENIN, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, 2008
motherfahterdaughter, Paul Petro Gallery, Toronto, 2008

Rainer Ganahl, The Apprentice in the Sun, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, catalog, 2007
Rainer Ganahl, Reading, Riding and other Recent Works, Duncan of Jordanstone Colege of Art and Design, Dandee, 2007

RAM, radioartemobile, Rome, 2006

Rainer Ganahl, The Politics of Learning, The Wallach Art Gallery, Columbia University Museum, New York , catalog, 2005
Road To War, Museum of Modern Art, MUMOK, Vienna, catalog, 2005


Selected Group Shows (a selection of the last 3 years):

Media City Seoul 2010, Seoul Museum of Art, 2010

The Fear Society, Pavillion of Urgency, Venice Biennale 2009

Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai 2008
New York, States of Mind, Queens Museum, New York 2008

Think with the Senses - Feel with the Mind, 52. Venice Biennial 2007, Venice
Istambul Biennial ,Istambul, 2007
Performa 07 (Snorfrid), New York 2007

Moscow Biennial 2007, Left Pop, Moscow
Agitation and Respose,Tanja Bonaktar Gallery, New York 2007
Images War: Contesting Images of Political Conflict, Whitney Museum of American Art, ISP show, New York

Bukarest Biennial 2006, Bukarest 2006
Sevilla Biennial 2006, Sevilla

The Jewish Identity Project: New American Photography, The Jewish Museum New York 2005
Poles Apart Poles Together, 51.Venice Biennale, Venice 2005
Christian Boltansky, Michaela Melian, Rainer Ganahl, Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt 2005

- "Please, teach me" - Rainer Ganahl and the Politics of Learning by William Kaizen Published by Wallach Gallery, New York, Frankfurt, 2005,
- MONEY AND DREAMS: COUNTING THE LAST DAYS OF THE SIGMUND FREUD BANKNOTE by Rainer Ganahl Published by Putnam, CT: Spring Publications, 2005
- Road to War, 2005 by Rainer Ganahl MUMOK, Published by Museum of Modern Art Vienna and Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne
- NEXT TARGET - Versteinerte Politik / Petrified Politics, 2004 by Rainer Ganahl Published by GAK (Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen), and Revolver, Frankfurt
- Please, write your opinons of U.S. politics..., by Rainer Ganahl, Published by onestarpress, Paris, 2003 Onestar Press. Paris - lueneburger-heide-sprechen, by Rainer Ganahl Published by Revolver, Frankfurt 2003
- Reading Karl Marx by Rainer Ganahl Published by bookworks, London, 2001
- Educational Complex ed. Sabine Breitwieser Published by Generali Foundation, Vienna 1997
- Ganahl-Dütsch, Ganahl-Dütsch, Gloacal Language, LOCAL Lanugage, Voranglisch … by Rainer Ganahl Published by KUB, Bregenz 1998
- IMPORTED - A Reading Seminar . Rainer Ganahl Published by Semiotext(e), New York 1998
- Rainer Ganahl Published by Person's Weekend Museum, Tokyo 1994
- Rainer Ganahl Published by Rainer Ganahl Galerie Roger Pailhas,1992,
- Rainer Ganahl Published by Dallas Museum of Art Dallas Museum of Art, 1991