Method, 2011, 3 Human Skulls, 21 x 43 x 15 cm

Magnus Wallin

Magnus Wallin was born in 1965 in Kåseberga, Sweden, and currently lives and works in Malmö. Recent solo shows include "Seven Monochromes and a Smiley" at Oslo Kunstforening (2016), "Mission-Elements-Unnamed" at Konsthall Jönköping (2016), "Gravity" at Kalmar Konstmuseum (2014), the self-titled exhibition at Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm (2011), "Instrument", Millesgården, Stockholm (2009), "Black Box", Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. (2006), "Anatomic Flop", MAGASIN, Grenoble (2005), “Solo”, Tensta Konstahall and Malmö Konsthall (2002), “Physical Sightseeing”, Boras Konsthall and Uppsala Konstmuseum (2001-2000), and “Skyline”, Moderna Museet, Stockholm (2000). During the last years, his works have been presented at, among other venues, Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo Norway (2011), Ponzan Biennale, Poland (2010), Mori Art Museum, Tokyo (2009), CaixaForum, Barcelona (2006), the Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid (2005), Tate Modern, London (2004), Art Unlimited, Art Basel (2002), Egofugal, 7th International Istanbul Biennial (2001), Hieronymus Bosch, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam (2001), Plateau of Mankind, 49th Venice Biennial (2001).  

Installation view "Magnus Wallin - Mission - Elements - Unnamed", Jönköping Konsthall, Jönköping, 2016

Installation view "Magnus Wallin - Gravity" Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar 2014

Smiley, 2016, hip bones and spine, metal casing, 159 x 148 x 155 cm

Instruction, 2011, oil paint, bronze, 22 x 18 x 11 cm, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Glossy, 2011, oil paint, aluminium, 70 x 106 x 70 cm

Ornament, 2011, 3 human jaws, electrical cable, 115 x 12 x 18.5 cm

Stock, 2011, 4 showerheads, human hair, 531 x 178.5 x 4 cm

Obstacle, 2007, white lacquered and patent bronze, 64 x 12 x 9 cm

Disciplin, 2007, infrared lamp, iron black lacquered dog funnel collar, patent black bronze eggs, 41 x 36 x 36 cm

Lamp, 2007, bronze, 33 x 16 x 15 cm, Edition of 5

Once upon a time, 2007, aluminium, 39 x 22 x 12 cm, Edition of 5

Horizon, 2005, glass, metal casing, 14 x 4 x 6 cm, Edition of 3 + 1 AP

Formation 3, 2002, Computer generated Lambda Print, 175 x 250 cm, Edition of 3 + 1 AP