Elisabeth v. Samsonow

Artist

Member of GEDOK Munich

Lives and works in Vienna and Hadres/NÖ

Professor for Philosophy and Historical Anthropology of Art, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna

 

Portrait of the artist ELISABETH VON SAMSONOW (Youtube)

 

 

 

SOLO SHOWS (EA) AND PERFORMANCES (P)

 

2018

THE PARENTS' BEDROOM SHOW II (Sleep well in Rrrrose's Home), Städtische Galerie Rosenheim, curated by Elisabeth Mehrl (P)
 
MARVELS OF EVERYDAY LIFE, Gallery Lisi Hämmerle Bregenz (EA)
 
KRAPPLACK ROSA IN MEINEM GEÄST, Museum Chateau Tittmoning, curated by Josef Wittmann (EA)
 
History of Psyche, Gallerie nächst St.Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna (EA)
 
Eternal Return (Spring Rites II), Lesehaus of GALLERY KRINZINGER Vienna at Untermarkersdorf (P)
 
THE PARENTS' BEDROOM SHOW, Maximiliansstrasse Munich, photographed by JUERGEN TELLER (P)

 

2017

LES BALLETS RUSSES PRESENT ANTI ELECTRA BY ELISABETH VON SAMSONOW with Andrés Knob, SOLYANKA STATE GALLERY MOSKAU
at the occasion of the exhibition FEMINICITIES with Carola Dertnig, Roberta Lima and Elisabeth von Samsonow, curated by Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein (P)

EXPLOSION, FAN - Fine Art Network, Vienna, curated by Ute Burckhardt-Bodenwinkler (EA)

THE ORACLE,  at the occasion of EXPLOSION, FAN hosted by Gregor Eichinger
curated by Ute Burckhardt-Bodenwinkler (P)

LEBEN LOBEN, exhibition in "Kunstraum Leoben" in the Museumcenter
curated by Gotthart Fellerer (EA)

 

2016

Performance Elisabeth von Samsonow DISLIKE MYSELF TERROR ACT/ WANT MYSELF BEAUTIFUL DESIRE SCULPT, curated by Robert Punkenhofer, MAK Vienna (AT) (P)
A YOUNG WOMAN Galerie Jünger, Wien

Paper works, by ELISABETHZEIGT, Vienna (EA)

TRANSPLANTS, in the framework of ZEITKUNST LOWER AUSTRIA, Dominician Church Krems, curated by Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein (EA), catalogue

"Das Leben ist mir grün", GRÜNSPAN platform for art, Feffernitz/Kärnten, curated by Norbert Kaltenhofer (EA)

Elisabeth von Samsonow. Transplants, ZEITKUNST NIEDERÖSTERREICH, Dominikanerkirche Krems, curated by Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein (AT) EA

Elisabeth von Samsonow. paper works, Galerie ELISABETH ZEIGT, Wien (AT) EA

Elisabeth von Samsonow. The Symptom and the Cure, Performance with Dr. Beatrix Thunn-Hohenstein, Zoe DeWitt und Tamara Stajner, Kunstraum Niederösterreich Vienna, curated by Christiane Krejs (AT) (P)

 

2015

Elisabeth von Samsonow. Horse’s Glory, ArtBox, MuseumsQuartier, Vienna, curated by Elisabeth Melichar (AT) (EA)

Centaur’s Siren Song, MuseumsQuartier,with Tamara Stajner, Vienna (AT) (P)

 

2014

Elisabeth von Samsonow – Geo Punk, Galerie Jünger, Wien (AT) (EA)

The Nervous System of the Earth, with Tamara Stajner, Galerie Jünger, Wien (AT) (P)

Urpflanzen ARIA, Goethe Diàlegs, Goethe-Institut Barcelona, curated by Robert Punkenhofer (ES) (P)

I Am a Living Money, in the framework of  Agora & Gift – Spectres of Hospitality, curated by Daniela Hölzl and Sophia Panteliadou, MIET Cultural Foundation oft he National Bank of Greece, Thessaloniki (GR) (P)

Endo Exile. A prae-oedipal Xylo-Twittering, in the frameqwork of Mykorrhiza. An Apparatus, Ufer Studios Berlin, curated by Stefanie Wenner (DE) (P)

 

2013

Elisabeth von Samsonow. Plastiken, Bilder, Schüttkasten Primmersdorf, Drosendorf (AT) (EA)

Yummy Tones/Duse Echo, Schüttkasten Primmersdorf, Drosendorf (AT) (P)

Studio Elektra. on painting, Pinacoteca, Wien (AT) (EA)

General Practice/Hybrid Knowledge, Lecture Performance for the Conference programmed by Gertrud Sandqvist in the framework of her exhibition AGAINST METHOD, Generali Foundation, Wien (AT) (P)

The Glory of Mary Magdalene (There is no sin), Performance-Procession through the old city of Bonn on the occasion of the exhibition EVO – Die Frau in den Weltreligionen, Frauenmuseum Bonn (DE) (P)

 

2012

Samsonow Transplant Photosynthesizer’s Crescendo/The Samsonow Transplant Parasonic Orchestra, Brut Wien, curated by Thomas Frank, Theater in the Künstlerhaus Vienna (AT) (P)

 

2011

Ariadne. Animation of the sculpture of Ariadne according to the egyptian mouth opening ritual, curated by Katharina Blaas, Mistelbach (AT) (P)

Animation of the sculpture of Gerburg Treusch-Dieter according to the egyptian mouth opening ritual, Galerie Jünger, Baden near Vienna (AT) (P)

 

2010

Elektra. The golden Electra. Animation of the sculpture of Electra according to the egyptian mouth opening ritual, Galerie AREA 53, Vienna, curated by Mounty Zentara (AT) (P)

 

2009

Samsonow. Xylosophie. In memory of Gerburg Treusch-Dieter. Sculptures and works on paper, Kunsthandel Cajetan Gril, Vienna (AT) (EA)

The Life of an Absent Thinker. A Performance for Gerburg Treusch-Dieter, with Gerda Schorsch, in the framework of the exhibition Samsonow. Xylosophie. In memory of Gerburg Treusch-Dieter. Sculptures and paper works, Kunsthandel Cajetan Gril, Vienna (AT) (P)

Elektra. Procession Theater in 6 Parts, WALLI Kunst Leit’n K.V.S.O., cuarted by Gotthart Fellerer, Thernberg (AT) (P)

 

2008

Elisabeth von Samsonow. The Secrets of Mary Magdalene, Austrian Hospice, Jerusalem (IL) EA

The Secrets of Mary Magdalene, curated by Jack Persekian, Performance-Procession in Jerusalem (IL) P

Migrating Lilies, Exhibition in the Gallery Barbour Group, Jerusalem, with Ellen Sinzig and Maresa Jung

 

2006

Elektra. Animation of the sculpture of Electra according to the egyptian mouth opening ritual, WALLI Kunst Leit’n K.V.S.O., Thernberg (AT) (P)

 

2005

KUNSTmesse. Contemporary Art in Sacred Space, cuarted by Martha Plösnig, Pfarrkirche Großriedenthal (AT) (EA)

Eleusis, Aktion in the Arche Noah, Schiltern (AT) (P)

 

2004

Elisabeth von Samsonow. familiar with me, Galerie Jünger, Baden near Wien (AT) (EA)

 

2003

Curator of an Exhibition of students´ works (Academy of Fine Arts Vienna) at the Wagenburg, with Monica Kurzel-Runtscheiner and Elisabeth Bresciani

Curator of KUNST STOFF, with Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, dirctor of the gallery next to St. Stephan (mit Louise Bourgeois, Claes Oldenburg, Ghada Amer, Polly Apfelbaum, Tal R. u.a.

 

2002

Curator for "Peace worldwide" ("Frieden weltwärts"), Exhibition in the Museum for Peace Burg Schlaining (with James Turrell, Birgit Jürgenssen, Tal Adler, Gyula Fodor, Benedikt Schiefer, Eric Alliez and Antonio Negri)

Curator of the Jahresmuseum in the Kunsthaus Muerz: "Crossing Cultures: Elementarteilchenkunst" with Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, director of the Gallery next to St.Stephan

 

2001

Austrian Commissaire for the contribution to the 10th Triennale New Dheli, India (presented by the artist Christy Astuy)

 

1997

Elisabeth von Samsonow, Elektrizitätswerk Wels AG, Administration Building, Wels (AT) (EA)

 

1996

Elisabeth von Samsonow. lignum vitae, Städtische Galerie Rosenheim (DE) (EA)

 

1994

Residency at Fusch/Großglockner as fellow of the Großglockner Hochalpenstraße AG and the municipal Fusch (FUSCARTE)

1993

Participation at the International Biennale Art des Groupes Marseille - Berlin - Barcelona within the framework  of  "Coup de Coeur, Marseille (invited artist)

Galerie Goiseram, Bad Goisern (AT) (EA)

Botanical Garden Hanbury, Ventimiglia (IT) (EA)

Kunstverein Bad Aibling, with Heidemarie Hauser (DE) (EA)

 

1992

Participation at the "Stahl 92", International symposium in the OKA Riedersbach, curated by Karlheinz Schönswetter

Fellowship atelier by the SALINEN AUSTRIA at "Hochtal", Hallstatt

 

1991

Concept and realization (with Karlheinz Schönswetter) for "Kunstgrenzbezirk Tittmoning-Ettenau" (KUGREBEZI), sculpture garden between Upper Austria and Bavaria

 

1990

PONLACH. The Springs of the City of Tittmoning, Nature and Art, Opening Ceremony of the Sculpture Garden Tittmoning

Great Toad, Sculpture Garden (DE) (EA)

 

1989

Ja nicht aus dem Rahmen fallen, Burg-Café Tittmoning (DE) (EA)

 

1988

Elisabeth v. Samsonow. Imaginatio, Galerie Mandala, Munich (DE) (EA)

 

1987

Advancement award of the Bavarian governmental department for cultural affairs

Debut exhibition "Vorstellungszauber" at the Arbeitskreis 68, with Robert Weber, Wasserburg am Inn (DE) (EA)

 

GROUP SHOWS (selection)


2018

SEX, Taxispalais - Kunsthalle Tirol, Innsbruck (A)

Schiele reloaded, Leopoldmuseum Vienna (A)

Parallel Vienna, presented by Kunstraum Retz, Vienna (A)

Parallel Vienna, presented by fan Archive, Vienna (A)

Vienna Contemporary, presented by Gallery Lisi Haemmerle, Vienna (A)

Directly on Paper, Gallery Andrea Jünger, Vienna (A)

NEW FORMS OF BEAUTY I, MaximiliansForum Munich, curated by Stefan Lenhart

NEW FORMS OF BEAUTY II, Gallery Smolka Contemporary, Vienna (A)

Aging Pride, Belvedere Vienna, curated by Sabine Fellner (A)

 

2017

PARALLEL VIENNA 2017, curated by Stefan Bidner, Alte Sigmund Freud Universität Vienna

30 years gallery CORA HÖLZL DÜSSELDORF, hosted by Driendl Architects, curated by Daniela and Cora Hölzl

FEMINICITIES with Carola Dertnig, Roberta Lima and Elisabeth von Samsonow, curated by Felicitas Thun-Hohenstein, SOLYANKA STATE GALLERY MOSCOW

"Lake Blue Heaven Qingdao International Spring Art Salon" in China, curated by Shan Hong

NASTY WOMEN ART CHICAGO, Moonlight Studios, Chicago

 
2016

AUSTRILLIONS TO COME BACK TO ATHENS, with Anna Vasof, Bettina Kattinger, Bildstein/Glatz, Jeremias Altmann, Lisa Ruyter, Marko Lulic, Pablo Chiereghin, curated by Christian Rupp

OBJECTIVE. THE ARTIST IS ABSENT, KUNSTRAUM NIEDERÖSTERREICH, Vienna, curated by Christiane Krejs (AT)

2015

"Kunstgriff! Art as Construction", Städtische Galerie Traunstein, curated by Judith Bader

SENSORIUM. Elisabeth von Samsonow and Klaus Rünagel, Galerie am Markt Neubeuern (DE)

Sculpture Garden, Hotel Stefanie, Bad Vöslau, curated by Andrea Jünger (AT)

VIENNA UNDERGROUND, Galerie Jünger, Wien (AT)

We gave our best, the rest is to the hope chest, ESXLA, Los Angeles (US) / Austrian Cultural Forum, Washington DC (US) / Penelope, New York City, curated by Johanna Braun (USA)

 

2014

Goethe Diálogos, Goethe-Institut Barcelona, curated by Robert Punkenhofer (ES)

NEBENWEGE, Galerie Jünger, Wien (AT)

Trailer, Galerie Jünger, Wien (AT)

Agora & Gift – Spectres of Hospitality, MIET Cultural Foundation oft he National Bank of Greece, Thessaloniki, curated by Sophia Panteliadou and Daniela Hölzl (GR)

2013

Art Garden/ Garden Art. The Garden as a Subject and Stage of Fine Art, FeRRUM – welt des eisens, Ybbsitz (AT)/Ursin Haus Langenlois (AT)/Waldviertler Sparkasse Bank AG Zwettl (AT)/Galerie im alten Gericht, Groß Gerungs (AT)/museumORTH, Orth an der Donau (AT)/Rathaus Purgstall an der Erlauf (AT)/Bürgerspitalkirche Weitra (AT)/Schüttkasten Laa, Laa an der Thaya (AT), curated by Andrea Jünger

Out of the Box. 10 Questions on Artistic Research, University for Applied Art, MAK, Wien (AT)

Elisabeth von Samsonow – Erich Steininger, raumimpuls, Waidhofen an der Ybbs, curated by Theresia Hauenfels (AT)

„uomini illustri / donne superbe“. The Portrait in Contemporary Art – A Curator's Choice, Austrian Cultural Forum Belgrad, curated by Andrea Jünger (RS) (catalogue)

EVO – The Woman in the Religions of the World, Frauenmuseum Bonn, curated by Marianne Pitzen (DE) (catalogue)

2012

GOLD, Unteres Belvedere, Vienna, curated by Thomas Zaunschirm (AT) (catalogue)

METAmART. Art And Capital, Künstlerhaus, Wien (AT)

2011

Reflecting Reality – the Reality Models of Art, Sigmund Freud Museum, Vienna, curated by Robert Punkenhofer und Ursula Matria Probst (AT)

DER HUND! DOGMA!, Altes Mesnerhaus, Außerteuchen, curated by Titanilla Eisenhart (AT)

„uomini illustri/donne superbe“, Galerie Jünger, Bad Vöslau (AT)

Wiener Innen Aussen, Wiener Art Foundation, Wonderloch Kellerland Berlin (DE)

Tausendschön und Teufelsgetier. Art in Our Gardens, art society Östliches Sauerland, Brilon, curated by Gabi Landfried, installation "Institute for Electra-Technics" im Garten Kretzschmar (DE)

2010

Körper Raum Volumen I. Fabian Fink/Marianne Maderna/Markus Redl/Elisabeth von Samsonow, Rothschildpark Waidhofen an der Ybbs, curated by Theresia Hauenfels (AT)

I am an Other. The Art of Self-Representation, Landesmuseum Niederösterreich, St. Pölten, curated by Alexandra Schantl (AT) (catalogue) (AT)

We live and work in Vienna. Brighten the Corners, Atelier & Gallery AREA 53, Wien (AT)

Garden and Art/ Art and Garden, Galerie Jünger, Skulpturengarten bei Hanner, Mayerling (AT)

The Drawing, gallery Jünger, Baden at Vienna (AT)

Sculptures in the Rothschildpark, Waidhofen, Ybbs, curated by Theresia Hauenfels (AT)

PLASTELIN, with Karin Sulima and Gabriele Lobmeyr-Rey, Gallery AREA53 (AT)

2009

BISPEKTIVE. ELISABETH VON SAMSONOW (SCHIZOSOMA) IM DIALOG MIT CASALUCE/GEIGER (AZIONISMO POSTHUMANO), Galerie Jünger, Baden (AT)

Svilen Blazhev, Gotthard Fellerer, Entcho Pironkov, Elisabeth von Samsonow, Vassil Stojev, Herwig Zens, Österreichisches Kulturzentrum im Palais Palffy, Wien (AT)

der WAHRE mittelpunkt (kärntens), Altes Mesnerhaus, Außerteuchen, curated by Titanilla Eisenhart (AT)

2008

Participation at Art Festival Jerusalem, Israel (Al Ma´mal Foundation for Contemporary Art and Austrian hospice, Jerusalem), THE SECRETS OF MARY MAGDALENE, Old city Jerusalem (IL)

Growth and Form, Georg Poll, Maresa Jung, Elisabeth v. Samsonow, VR Bank Neubeuern (DE)

SUMMER GUESTS. Art from Worpswede and Bonn, Worpsweder Kunsthalle (in cooperation with Frauenmuseum Bonn), Worpswede (DE)

MEN II. Painting, Graphic, Photography, Sculpture, Galerie Jünger, Baden (AT)

Vienna Art goes to Linz together with some Russians, GALERIE ARTPARK – GALLERY FOR CONTEMPORARY ART, Linz (AT)

„Kopfstoß…ODER SO“ – 20 Jahre Kunstverein Süd Ost, Stadtmuseum St. Pölten (AT)

Together, Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, Amman, curated by Eva Müller (JO)

The Castle and its Inhabitants, Kunsthandel Cajetan Gril, Schloss Aichberg, Rohrbach an der Lafnitz (At)

2007

Biosphere I – Cosmology. ELISABETH von SAMSONOW, EBERHARD ROSS, Galerie Cora Hölzl, Düsseldorf (DE)

SENSIBLE KÜNSTLER. An Exhibition of the Art Club Süd Ost, Palais Palffy, Wien (AT)

THE SECRETS OF MARY MAGDALENE. Lizzy Mayrl, Elisabeth v. Samsonow, Palais Pàlffy, Wien

Melancholy as an Elixir of Life – 28 Occasions, Kunsthandel Cajetan Gril, Schloss Aichberg, Rohrbach an der Lafnitz (AT)

Play/SPACES. A Throw of Dice, Galerie Cora Hölzl, Düsseldorf (DE)

Opening of thr Hermann Nitsch Museum MIstelbach, presentation of two painted sculptures "Shrine of the Animal" and "Sirius"

THE FEMALE SECRET, Frauenhetz Vienna (AT)

SEVEN DAYS RADIO MANIA", Yppenplatz Vienna, with Behrouz Heschmat a.o. (AT)

Museum for Women Bonn, Hommage á Paula, Paula Modersohn-Becker  memorial exhibition, installation "The Gesture of the Uterus gestans" (DE)

2006

WAU – WAU. Painting – Drawing – Sculpture – Photography, artmark Galerie, Spital am Pyhrn (AT)

LA SACRA FAMIGLIA. UN ESEMPIO CONTEMPORANEO, GALLERIA ELISABETTA BRESCIANI, Salò (IT)

Quel Corps?/Which Bodies? Daniele Buetti, Yael Davids, Jochen Gerz, Maria Jörgens, Maria Lassnig, Eva Schlegel, Elisabeth von Samsonow, Galerie Cora Hölzl, Düsseldorf (DE)

Artists reflected on Paradise, Kunsthandel Cajetan Gril, Schloss Aichberg, Rohrbach an der Lafnitz (AT)

Contemporary Art from Austria and from Kosovo, Kosova National Art Gallery, Prishtina (XK)

Small but beautiful, Palais Pàlffy, Wien (AT)

2005

Bruno Gironcoli. Relatively Small, Long Shadows, All my Artists, Galerie Jünger, Bad Vöslau (AT)

DISPOSITIF 05/06, Galerie Jünger, Art at Hanner's, Mayerling (AT)

Art in the Garden 05, Galerie Jünger, Sculpture Garden at Hanner's, Mayerling (AT)

Lichtgewachsen, Museum of Women Bonn, as guest of the group LILIUM, installation (DE)

ARTFAIR, contemporary art in sacred rooms, parish church Großriedenthal, cirated by Martha Ploessnig (AT)

2004

On invitation of the group LILIUM on the artfair of women in the Museum of Women, Bonn (DE)

Art in the Garden, Elisabeth von Samsonow, Karl-Heinz Ströhle, Hans Nevidal, Uwe Hauenfels, Fabian Fink, Michael Blank, Galerie Jünger, Scultpure Garden at Hanner's, Mayerling (AT)

Centro. 10 Years of Galerie Jünger, Galerie Jünger, Bad Vöslau (AT)

"All my artists", gallery Jünger, Baden (AT)

2003

Sculpture "Votiv for Epona", artfair at the MAK, Vienna, with Cajetan Gril (acquisition for the collection René Clémencic, Vienna) (AT)

Presentation of the sulpture "Votove for Epona" on occassion of the exhibition "Experience Sculpture" at Oberes Belvedere, Vienna (AT), catalogue

Three Fates and Mister Hades. Herbert Achternbusch – painting, Elisabeth Samsonow – sculpture and couture of shadows, Maria Schiefer – textiles, Alexa Steinhart – jewelry, Atelier Had(r)es, Hadres (AT)

2002

Art in Hades. The Sculpture and its Shadow. A Underground Experiment in the Cave of Eduard and Elisabeth Himmelbauer, Hadres (AT)

2001

On the right steam boat…Maria Schiefer (textiles), Katrin Schiefer (fashion), Elisabeth v. Samsonow (sculptures), Alexa Steinhart (jewelry), Fraueninsel im Chiemsee (DE)

2000

Presentation of a sculpture within the framework of the symposium CHROMA, Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna (with Kaucyila Brooke and Heino Zobernig) (AT)

Installation of a door "Siegfried eats the heart of the dragon" at the defensive corridor of castle Aichberg, Steiermark (Cajetan Gril) (AT)

1995

WAS WAR IST. Paintings, installations, objects, Austrian National Library, INTAKT, Vienna (AT)

1994

Exhibition with Maria Schiefer, Scheiberloh (DE)

1993

Hochtalmuseum, Salinen Austria, Hallstatt (AT)

„Help, it's again Art!“, Kunsthandel Cajetan Gril, Wien (AT)

1992

Sculpture Garden, Oberösterreichische Kraftwerke AG, Riedersbach (AT)

1991

KUNSTGRENZBEZIRK 1991. TITTMONING-ETTENAU, Tittmoning (DE)

1990

Ponlach. The Springs of the City of Tittmoning, Sculpture Garden Tittmoning (DE)

1989
Sculpture Garden, Wasserburg am Inn (DE)

1988

Art Place Tittmoning. Leylȃ Aktas-Rosenberger, Martin Brodwolf, Thomas Herbig, Christine Linder, Maura Peter Saam, Elisabeth von Samsonow, Clara Sattler, Andreas Ullmann, Großer Rathaussaal and Khuenburgsaal Tittmoning (DE)

1987-1992

Grand Art Exhibition Wasserburg/Inn (DE)