About

Adam Saks was born in 1974 in Copenhagen, Denmark. 

He has studied at The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts in Copenhagen, Denmark, from 1993 to 1999. In 1996-97 he studied at Hochschule der Künste in Berlin, Germany, under Professor Bernd Koberling.

Adam Saks currently lives and works in Berlin.

Further inquiries: info@adamsaks.com or info@galerieforsblom.com

 

Current And Upcoming Exhibitions

Art Cologne.
11 – 14 April 2019

Nordiske Akvareller 2019, Frederikshavn Kunstmuseum
29 Juni – 24 August 2019

Plateau, Radius Verlag, Stuttgart
October 2019 (exhibition: November 2019)

 
 

Solo Exhibitions

Selected

* = catalogue available

2018

Infinite Voyage, Galerie Forsblom (FIN)

Pilgrim on a Hidden Path, Meliksetian & Briggs (US)

Loops of Utopia, Lieu d'Art Contemporain, LAC Narbonne (FR)

The Sky Above, The Dust Below, Konsthallen Pumphuset (SE)

 2017

Dissolved, Galerie Forsblom, Stockholm (SE)

What’s done in the dark will be brought to the light, Norske Grafikere, Oslo (N)

Inhaling Darkness, Exhaling Galaxies, Kunstverein Reutlingen (D)

2016

Galerie Møller Witt, Aarhus (DK)

Setting Sail in a Teardrop of Fear and Desire, Kunsthal Nord (DK)*

Kjell Nupen Memorial Grant, Kunstverket Galleri (N)

2015

Strange Fates Some Fruits are Given, Galerie Møller Witt (DK)*

Galleri Ismene (N)*

2014

I am a Ghost I am a Totem I am a Still Life, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki (FIN)*

Flora Empire, Galerie Møller Witt, (DK)

2013

Portrait of the Moon & a Single Blue Frog, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki (FIN)*

2012

Meconium, Galerie Møller Witt (DK)*

Solanum, Radius, Stuttgart (D)*

Atropa, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin (D)*

Ende Neu, Städtische Galerie Offenburg (D)*

2011

Follow You Follow Me, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin (D)*

2010

Sealevel, Buchkunst Kleinheinrich, Münster (D)*

Visual Voodoo, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus (DK)*

Dry Your Eyes, Galleri Christoffer Egelund, Copenhagen (DK)*

2009

Mexican Standoff, Schäfer Grafisk Værksted, Copenhagen (DK)

Lonestar, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, (S)*

Sacré nom de Dieu, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin (D)*

2008

Teaching the Snake to Paint, Galleri Veggerby, Copenhagen (DK)*

Victime de sa force, Lieu d'Art Contemporain, Narbonne (F)*

2007

Pazi Snajper, Galerie Kapinos, Berlin (D)

Transgressor, Århus Kunstbygning, Centre for Contemporary Art, Aarhus (DK)*

2006

Marion, nur für dich, Schäfer Grafisk Værksted, Copenhagen (DK)

Group Exhibitions

Selected

* = catalogue available

2018

Fusion, Nordiska Akvarelmuseet (SE)

New Black Romanticism, Topičuv Salon, Prague (CZ)

New Black Romanticism, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz (AT)

New Black Romanticism, Galerie der Stadt Backnang (D)

2017

Neue Schwarze Romantik, Künstlerhaus Bethanien (DE)

New Black Romanticism, Muzeul Național de Artă al României, București (RO)

New Black Romanticism, Stadtgalerie Kiel (D)

Energiefelder, Kunsthaus Taunusstein, Reutlingen (D)

Galleri Ismene, Trondheim (N)

2016

Vitales Echo, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (D)

International Print Biennale, Newcastle (UK)

Black Market. Pleasure Principle, Finnland Institute, Berlin (D)

Træsnit, Galerie Moderne, Silkeborg (DK)

Let’s Get Physical: Spatial Confrontations and Narrative Collisions, KKW, Leipzig (D)

2015

Out of the Darkness, ARoS (DK)

Vattenkonst, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet (S)

Berlin Artists' Statements, BWAContemporary Art Gallery Katowice, kurator Christoph Tannert (PL)*

Galerie Hartwich, Sellin, Rügen (D)

2014

Kunsten besøger Brandts, Brandts (DK)

Queen Sonja Print Award 2014, Prins Eugens Waldemarsudde (S)

Queen Sonja Print Award 2014, Prisverdige, Norske Grafikere (N)

Hausbesetzung, Kunstverein Wiesbaden (D)

»Wo ist hier? #1: Malerei und Gegenwart«, Kunstverein Reutlingen (D)

Künstlerhaus Bethanien (m. Fabrizia Vanetta) (D)*

Luggage and Observations, Galerie Klaus Gerrit Friese (D)*

Cap Jorn, Galerie Moderne (DK)*

2013

Under Pressure, Stolper & Friends, Oslo (N)

Moraltarantula 6, Hamburg, (D)

2012

Flying, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (D)

Charade, Sammlung Haubrok, Haubrok Shows Michel Würthle and His Artist Friends, Berlin (D)

Light & Space, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, (S) *

Status Berlin (1), Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (D)*

Merchandizing, Wonderloch Kellerland,Berlin (D)

2011

Diktatur Charlottenburg, Bar Babette, Berlin (D)

Moraltarantula 5, Zollamt Oberhafen, Hamburg (D)

The International Bongo Bongo Brigade Meets the Haffners, Innsbruck (D)

2010

Best of Invites Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin (D)

New Impressions, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin (D)

Crefelder Gesellschaft für Venezianisches Malerei, Galerie Börgmann (D)*

False Recognition, 14th Vilnius Painting Triennial, Contemporary Art Centre (LT)

Fortress to Solitude, Bushwick Battle, NYC, (US)

Que du papier, Lieu d'Art Contemporain, Narbonne (F)

Riders, Galerie Polad – Hardouin, Paris (F)

Erik Veistrups Samling, Kunsten Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg (DK)

2009

George Says, No Martini, No Party, Apartment Berlin, Berlin (D)

Korjaamo, Trickle – Down – Theory, Helsinki, (FIN)

Works on paper, Patricia Low Contemporary, Gstaad (CH)

2008

What's Up 2009, Gallery Bourouina, Berlin (D)

Public Collections

ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum (DK)

Statens Museum for Kunst (DK)

Malmö Konstmuseum (S)

Sønderjyllands Kunstmuseum (DK)

L.A.C Narbonne (F)

Aalborg Kommunes Kunstfond (DK)

Nordiska Akvarellmuseet (S)

Statens Kunstfond (DK)

Kunsten Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg (DK)

Emma, Espoo Museum of Modern Art (FIN)

Saastamoinen Foundation Art Collection (FIN)

Zabludowicz Collection (UK)
Pori Art Museum (FIN)

Kiasma (FIN)