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, Mission-Elements-Unnamed at Konsthall Jönköping (all 2016), Gravity at Kalmar Konstmuseum (2014), 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 Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg (2016), The Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warszawa (2015), Moderna Museet, Malmö, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa (both 2012), Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo Norway (2011), Poznan 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, Hieronymus Bosch, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Plateau of Mankind, 49th Venice Biennial (all 2001).

Installation view "Magnus Wallin - Seven Monochromes and a Smiley", Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo, 2016

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

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

Whiteboard, 2016, whiteboard, human legs and teeth, glue, 150 x 120 x 5 cm

Detail Whiteboard, 2016, whiteboard, human legs and teeth, glue, 150 x 120 x 5 cm

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

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

Installation view "Magnus Wallin - The Superrealism", Moderna Museet, Malmö, 2012

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

Elements, 2011, film installation with projection, 3-D animated film, variable dimension

Clean, 2010, patent black bronze, 49 x 49 x 6 cm

Mission, 2009, film installation with projection, 3-D animated film
variable dimension

Mission, 2009, film installation with projection, 3-D animated film
variable dimension

Mission, 2009, film installation with projection, 3-D animated film
variable dimension

Mission, 2009, film installation with projection, 3-D animated film
variable dimension

Installation view "Magnus Wallin - Instrument", The Art Gallery, Millesgården, Stockholm, 2009

Installation view "Magnus Wallin - Instrument", The Art Gallery, Millesgården, Stockholm, 2009

Detail "Magnus Wallin - Instrument", The Art Gallery, Millesgården, Stockholm, 2009

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

Institute, 2006, white painted bronze, white bin bag, life size

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