1970 Born In Schaffhausen, Switzerland, Lives and works Upstate New York




2023 Storm, WINDOW, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, US

2023 It Is Still a Garden, Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK


2022 Two Lakes, Von Bartha, Basel, CH

2022 Ugly Yelp, Nicola von Senger Gallery, Zurich, CH


2021 Big Drops, Von Bartha, S-Chanf, CH


2020 Rain, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2020 Brainwashed by Nature, Carbon12 Gallery, Dubai, AE

2020 The Weight of Color, Galleria Poggiali, Milan, IT

2020 Clouds, Art OMI, Ghent, US


2019 Faces, Gallery Leyendecker, Santa Cruz, ES


2018 Olaf Breuning, Revolver Gallery, Buenos Aires, AR

2018 Olaf Breuning, CASS Sculpture Foundation, Goodwood, UK


2017 Olaf Breuning, Downstairs Project, New York, US 

2017 Olaf Breuning, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo, JP 

2017 Quiet Afternoon, Nicola von Senger Gallery, Zuerich, CH

2017 Olaf Breuning, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2017 There is always something to complain about life, Tableau, Zurich, CH


2016 Olaf Breuning, Carbon 12, Dubai, AE (upcoming)

2016 Olaf Breuning, Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK (upcoming)

2016 Retrospektive, NRW-Forum, Duesseldorf, DE (ongoing)


2015 Life, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2015 Olaf Breuning, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, US 

2015 Home 1-3, Kunsthall Stavanger, Stavanger, NO


2014 Clouds, Public Art Fund, Friedman Plaza, New York, US

2014 Groups, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, IL

2014 Do Not, Art Cube, Artist Studios Jerusalem, IL


2013 Home 3 Screening, The Modern Institute Oxford, Oxford, UK

2013 Home 3 Screening, ICA London, London, UK

2013 Home 1/2/3, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2013 Camelops Femina, Carbon 12, Dubai, AE 

2013 The Grid, Paul Klee Museum, Bern, CH

2013 Home 3, IMA Brisbane, Brisbane, AU


2012 Home 3 Screening, Swiss Institute, New York, US

2012 Home 2, IMA Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, AU

2012 Human / Nature, Box, Pippy Houldsword Gallery, London, GB


2011 Art Freaks, Metro Pictures, NY

2011 Art Freaks Palais de Tokyo, Paris, FR

2011 Art Freaks, Kodama Gallery, Kyoto, JP


2010 Olaf Breuning, Nicola von Senger Gallery, Zürich, CH

2010 Art in The Park VI, Baur au Lac Park, Zürich, CH

2010 Box People, Centre d’Art Contemporain, La Chapelle du Geneteil, FR 

2010 Marilyns, Nils Staerk Gallery, DK

2010 Yes? No?, KunstMuseum Luzern, Luzern, CH


2009 Small Brain, Big Stomach, Metro Pictures, New York

2009 Color Studies, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles, CA

2009 Life is a Wheel, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo, JP

2009 Color Studies, Kodama Gallery, Kyoto, JP

2009 Olaf Breuning, Langhans Gallery, Prague, CZ


2008 At least I tried, Metro Pictures, New York, 

2008 OMG, Conduits Gallery,  Milan, IT

2008 Sand Sculpture, Art Projects for Miami Basel, Miami Beach, FL

2008 Home 2, Galerie Lucy Mackintosh, Lausanne, CH


2007 Olaf Breuning, Galerie Nicola von Senger, Zürich, CH

2007 Olaf Breuning, Migros Museum, Zürich, CH

2007 Woman and Dead, Bunker Sztuki, Krakow, PL

2007 Olaf Breuning, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo, JP

2007 Home, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, AU

2007 Home, Gertrude, Melbourne, AU


2006 Olaf Breuning, Wolfsberg, Wolfsberg, CH

2006 Vidéokiosque, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Paris, FR

2006 Home, IMA, Brisbane, AU

2006 Group, Window of Elizabeth Leach Gallery,  Portland, OR

2006 Olaf Breuning, Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK

2006 Home, Sketch, London, UK


2005 China Town Objects,  Metro Pictures, New York

2005 Queen Mary, Galerie Air de Paris, Paris, FR

2005 They Live, Chapter Visual Arts, Cardiff, GB

2005 Oh, yes it is a Garden! Chisenhale, London, UK

2005 Home, Kunst-Büro, Lupiod Lounge, Munich, DE

2005 Ozaki Nuke, Galerie Meyer & Kainer, Vienna, AT

2005 Home, Nicola von Senger Galerie, Zürich, CH

2005 Olaf Breuning, Kodama Gallery, Osaka, JP


2004 Olaf Breuning, Nils Staerk Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, DK

2004 Olaf Breuning, Kodama Gallery, Tokyo, JP

2004 Home, The New Stedelijk Museum CS/ Auditorium, Amsterdam, NL

2004 Olaf Breuning, Association EDV,  Toulouse, FR

2004 Olaf Breuning, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, ES

2004 Home, Metro Pictures, New York


2003 Olaf Breuning, Magasin- Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, FR

2003 Olaf Breuning, Museo Garillo Gil, Mexico City, MX

2003 Under the Bridge, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg, FR

2003 Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel, CH

2003 Hello Darkness, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, DE


2002 Hello Darkness, Swiss Institute, New York, US

2002 Olaf Breuning, Ars Futura Galerie, Zürich, CH

2002 Camp, PasquArt, Biel, CH


2001 Primitiv, Metro Pictures, New York

2001 Olaf Breuning, Galerie Meyer & Kainer, Vienna, AT

2001 King, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, DE

2001 Apes, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, DE

2001 King, Swiss Institute, New York

2001 Group, Artspace, Auckland, NZ

2001 Olaf Breuning, Galerie Air de Paris, Paris, FR

2001 Apes, Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, CH


2000 Ugly Yelp, Ars Futura Galerie, Zürich, CH 

2000 Olaf Breuning, Air de Paris, Paris, FR


1999 Woodworld, Centre d‘art Contemporain, Geneva, CH

1999 They Live! Ars Futura Galerie, Zürich, CH


1998 Woodworld, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, CH

1998 Schlund/Chris Croft, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, CH


1997 Waldfest, BINZ39, Zürich, CH




2023 Le Voyage a Nantes, City of Nantes, Nantes, FR

2023 L’Ile Interieure, Foundation Carmignac, Porquerolles, FR

2023 Acts Of Friendship – Acts 1, Migros Museum, Zuerich, CH

2023 Transformations, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf, CH


2022 Print Art Now, Musee Jenisch, Vevey, CH

2022 An endlessly smooth common continuum, IVAM, Valencia, ES

2022 Rebuilding Connections, Edition VFO, Zuerich, CH

2022 The Swimming Pool, Carbon 12, Dubai, AE

2022 Satt Sehen, Helvetia Art Foyer, Basel, CH


2021 Flowers In Art, ARKEN Museum of Modern Art, Ishoj, DK

2021 A Bout De Souffle, Carbon12 Gallery, Dubai, AE


2020 It Never Ends (John Armleder & Guests), Kanal Centre Pompidou, Brussels, BE

2020 Zu Tisch, Voegele Kultur Zentrum, Pfaffikon, CH

2020 PIN. Auction, Pinakothek der Moderne Munich, Germany, DE

2020 Balak #10, Balak, Charleville Mézières France, F

2020 Out of the Woods, Carbon 12, Dubai, AE


2019 Sammlung Falkenberg, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, DE

2019 The Shining, La Louisiane, Paris, FR

2019 Wunderkammer, Nils Staerk Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2019 At Night. Between dream and reality, Sammlung Goetz, Haus der Kunst, Munich

2019 Global Frequencies, Lincoln, Nebraska, US

2019 Warable / Unwarable Art, Centre Culturel Suisse Paris, Paris, FR

2019 Paradise Lost, Biennale, Kulturort Weiertal, Winterthur, CH

2019 Mask, Kunsthaus Aarau, Aarau, CH

2019 Gastraeume, Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Zuerich, CH

2019 30 Years of Duch Courage, Cookie Snoei Gallery, Rotterdam, NL

2019 Silent Sound Film Night, Now Instant Image Hall, Los Angeles, US

2019 Collection Carmignac, Foundation Carmignac, Porquerolles, FR

2019 A Brilliant Sprectrum, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California, US

2019 Vinyls & Clips, Frac Franche Compte, Besonson, FR


2018 Balak #8, Charleville – Mezieres, FR 

2018 Yves Netzhammer / Olaf Breuning, Galerie Mera, Schaffhausen, CH

2018 40 Years of Passion, Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint-Louis, FR

2018 The Land We Live In – The Land We Left Behind, Hauser & Wirth Somerset, UK

2018 Carmignac Foundation, Porquerolles, FR


2017 Call & Response, MOCA Jacksonville FL, US

2017 7 x Space 7 x Time, Louisiana Museum, Humlebaek, DK

2017 Collection on Display, Migros Museum, Zurich, CH

2017 Lob des Schattens, curated by Andre Butzer, New York, US

2017 I Go, You Go, Good to Go, Unclebrother, Gavin Brown Gallery, Hancock, US

2017 Electronic Superhighway, MAAT, Lisbon, ES 

2017 Heart Geneva, Geneva, CH

2017 Gastraeume, Zurich, CH 

2017 Save the Climate, 3D Foundation, Verbier, CH 

2017 Power Mask, Wereldmuseum Rotterdam, Rotterdam, NL

2017 Home 1-3, Australian Center for the Moving Image, Melbourne, AU

2017 National Gallery of Victoria Triennial, NGV, Melbourne, AU

2017 5 Years at Heddon Street, Pippy Holdsword Gallery, London, UK


2016 “Ulla! Ulla! Ulla! Ulla!, Casa Nova Arte Contemporânea, São Paulo, BR

2016 Conversation autour d’une collection, Villa Bernasconi, Lancy, CH

2016 Bip, Biennale De L’Image Possible, Liège, FR

2016 Send in the Clowns, Nils Stark Gallery, Copenhagen, DK       

2016 Festival le Cabaret Vert, Balak, Charleville-Mezieres, FR

2016 Um die Ecke denken, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, CH

2016 This One is Smaller Than This One, Postmasters Gallery, New York, US

2016 Boom Bang III, NN Contemporary Art, North Hampton, UK

2016 And Now the Good News, MASI Lugano, CH

2016 Vitaminbombe, Kunsthalle Emden, DE


2015 Move!, Brookfield Place, New York, US

2015 Electronic Superhighway, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK (upcoming)

2015 Warhol, TIFF, Toronto, CA (upcoming)

2015 Dont Worry, Kate McGarry Gallery, London, UK (upcoming)

2015 This is not a Love Song…,Pera Museum, Istanbul, TR (upcoming)

2015 Who is Crying? Meet Factory, Prague, CZ (upcoming)

2015 Olaf Breuning, ART POP, Montreal, CA

2015 Welcome to the Jungle, KunstWerke, Berlin, DE

2015 Station to Station (Smoke Bombs), Barbican Centre, London, UK

2015 Zurich & Elsewhere, Carlos/Ishikawa Gallery, London, UK

2015 Trial / Error / Art, The Holden Gallery, Manchester, UK

2015 Humans, Munkeruphus, Dronningsmolle, DK


2014 Drommeland, Kunsten Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg

2014 Elevation 1049, Luma Foundation, Gstaad, CH

2014 Protect me from what i am, Galerie Dina Renninger, Munich, DE

2014 Broken, Slapstick, Comedy and Black Humor, Haus der Kunst, Munich, DE

2014 Close Encounters, Carbon 12, Dubai, AE

2014 Os Tropicos, Centro Cultural CAIXA, Sao Paulo, BR

2014 Gastspiel, Museum Rietberg, Zuerich, CH

2014 Is it much too much to ask, not to hide behind the mask? Old Room, New york, US

2014 Group Show, (Tony Matelli, John Miller) Gary Tatintsian Gallery, Moscow, RU

2014 Bash, Woodstock Byridcliffe Guilt, Woodstock, US


2013 Triennale de l’image contemparaine, Kunstahalle Umenia Kosice, Slovakia, SK

2013 Landmark, The Somerset House, London, UK

2013 Cultural Freedom in Europe, Goethe-Institute, Brussels, BE

2013 Move!, Sesc Belenzinho, Sao Paulo, BR 

2013 Air/Port, Beauty Without Irony, Essaouira, MA

2013 Other People’s Problems, Herzliya Museum, Tel Aviv, IL 

2013 This is Not a Love Song, LOOP Barcelona, Barcelona, ES

2013 Serious Laughs, UPAC Kingston, Kingston, US

2013 Lightness of Being, Public Art Fund, City Park Hall, New York, US

2013 Station to Station, organized by Doug Aitken, from East to West, US

2013 Art Across the City, LOCWS Swansea, Wales, UK

2013 Parcours, Art Basel 2013, Basel, CH

2013 The Cat Show, White Columns, New York, US

2013 Metamatic Reloaded, Tinguely Museum, Basel, CH 

2013 Pataphysics, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, US

2013 Des Images Comme des Oiseaux, CNAP, Paris, FR

2013 Social Animals, Art Basel Miami, Collins Park, Bass Museum, Miami, US

2012 Dead Lines, The Von der Heydt Museum in Wuppertal, Germany, DE


2012 Nova, Mis, Sao Paulo, BR

2012 A Perfect Day, Westergasfabriek, Amsterdam, NL

2012 Cover Up (second version), Musuem of Art in Bochum, DE

2012 Display/Replay, Maison de la Culture Frontenac, CA

2012 Display/Replay, StadGalerie, Bern, CH

2012 Sport in Art, Mocak, Krakau, PL

2012 Parallelwelt Zirkus, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria, AT

2012 Hidden Stories, Kai 10, Dusseldorf, DE

2012 Fad Gadget Frank Tovey, NP Contemporary Art Center, New York, US

2012 In Living Color, The Flag Art Foundation, New York, US

2012 The Art of Cooking, The Royal T, Los Angeles, US

2012 XL, Shanghai Theatre Academy, Sanghai, China, CN

2012 Dogma, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2012 Really Exotic?, SMBA, Amsterdam, NL

2012 Sculpture is Everyting, The Quennsland Art Gallery, Brisbane

2012 International 6400 Videofestival 2012, XBunker, Sonderborg, DK

2012 Laugther (Riso), Electricity Museum, Lisbon, PT

2012 The End of the World, V-ART Center, Shanghai, CN

2012 Family Portrait, Carriage Trade, New York, US

2011 God Only Knows Who the Audience is, CAA Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US


2011 Commercial Break, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, IT

2011 Train Fantome! Cruise & Callas, Berlin, DE

2011 Let it End like This, Apex Art, NY, US

2011 Voici un Dessin Suisse, Aargauer Kunsthaus, CH

2011 Electromediascope, Nelson–Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, US


2010 Move, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, LIC, Queens, NY, US

2010 Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art (S.M.A.K.)

2010 Sva, HBC, Berlin, DE

2010 The Secret (still) Knows, (LAND) LAB, Los Angeles, US

2010 The Battle of Bad Taste, The Swiss Institute, New York, US

2010 SWELL, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, US 

2010 Press Art, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, AT

2010 La Foret de mon reve, Gallerie du conseil Général of Aix-en-Provence, FR

2010 Make Yourself at Home, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, DK

2010 Adding Complexity to Confusion, Grizdale Arts at The Tate Britain, London, GB

2010 Adaptation, The Power Plant, Toronto, CA

2010 Le Burlesque in Contemporary Art, Centre Culturel André Malruex, Bourget, FR

2010 Cover Up, The Tape Modern, Berlin, DE

2010 If a tree falls in a forest.., Solyst Artist in Residency Center, West Zealand, DK

2010 Global Localism, (temporary venue), Hawaii, US

2010 Desire, Blanton Museum of Art, University of Texas, Austin, TX

2010 And The Moral of The Story IsWitte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, NL

2010 Be A Star, Play A Model, International Photo Festival, Knokke, BE

2010 Knock Knock: Who’s There?, Armand Bartos Fine Art & Fred Torres Collaborations, NY, US

2010 Contact, Toronto Photography Festival, Toronto, CA

2010 Fantasmagoria The Mythic World, les Abattoirs Museum, Toulouse, FR

2010 Press Art, KunstMuseum St. Gallen, CH

2010 I am Swiss, Musée Rath, Geneva, CH

2010 The Secret Knows, LAND, Austin, TX

2010 Shanghai Billboards, Various locations, Shanghia, CN

2010 Nuit Blanche, The Drake Hotel, Toronto, CA


2009 Objects, Furniture and Patterns, Art Since the Summer of ’69, New York, US  

2009 Rock Garden, Salon 94, New York, US

2009 The Likely Fate of The Man That Swallowed The Ghost, Centre Pompidou, Paris, FR

2009 Bernhard Wilhelm Retrospective, Groninger Museum, Groningen, NL 

2009 Pandora’s Box, Performa, White Box, New York, US

2009 Time Out Video Festival, UCCA, Beijing, CN

2009 Tina B Festival, Prague, CZ

2009 Photo Festival Mannheim Ludwigshafen Heidelberg, (public space), DE

2009 Warehouse of Horrors, Embassy Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

2009 The Reach of Realism, MoCA, Miami, FL

2009 Total Nowhere Emotional Expansion, Brisbane Festival, Brisbane, AU

2009 Lowlands Summer Music Festival, Stedilijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL

2009 I Am Comedy, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK

2009 Borderline Pleasure, Michael Janssen Galerie, Berlin, DE

2009 Today and Everyday, X Projects, New York, US

2009 The Haunted Chateau, Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, Indianapolis, IN

2009 Foodprint Exposition, Art & Architecture Center, Stroom Den Haag,  NL

2009 60 Minutes, Institute for Research in Art, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL

2009 The Uncertainty Principal, Museu d’Art Contemorani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona, ES

2009 Stranger Things Are Happening, ASPEX, Portsmouth, UK

2009 The Magic and The Funny Meet Again, De Brokke Grond, Amsterdam, NL

2009 TradeCity, Contemporary Art Manchester (CAM), Manchester, UK

2009 Fotographica Bogotá, FotoMuseo, Bogotá, CO

2009 Everything Must Out Going, Asia Song Society, New York

2009 Works on Paper, Nils Staerk, Copenhagen, DK

2009 Vanderbuilt University Fine Arts Gallery, Nashville, TN

2009 Hypocricy: The Sitespecificity of Morality, The National Museum, Oslo, NO

2009 PictoPlasma, Haus der Kulturen, Berlin, DE

2009 Books, Books, Nothing else than Books, Ursula Blickle Foundation, Kraichtale, DE

2009 Born in The Morning, Dead By Night, Leo Koenig, New York, US

2009 Moving Money: Global Capital and the Dematerialization of Value, SAC Gallery , StonyBrook, US

2009 Virtual Insanity, Cinders Gallery, Brooklyn, US

2009 A Meeting Between the Tragic and The Funny, Hessen Huis Museum, Antwerp, BE

2009 Unfictions, EMPAC, Troy, US

2009 Uncharted, University at Albany Art Museum, Albany, US

2009 Travelogue, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

2009 F.I.S.Co, Festival Internazional sullo Spettacolo Contemporanea (9th edition), Bologna, IT

2009 Offset Exhibit, Mount Tremper Arts Facility, Hudson, US

2009 Fotofestival Mannheim, Ludwigshafen, Heidelberg, DE


2008 Experimenta Folklore, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, DE

2008 Second Nature, Domaine départemental de Chamarande, Paris, FR

2008 The Empty Page, James Fuentes, New York, US

2008 Looking at Music, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, US

2008 DreamBerries, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Muenster DE

2008 Aurum, Centre Pasque Art, Biel, CH

2008 Family Affair, Conduits/Gea Politi, Milan, IT

2008 I Am Comedy, Hotel MariaKapel, Holland, NL

2008 Second_Nature, Gallery Nosbaum and Reding, Luxembourg, DE

2008 The Rocky Mountain People Show, Galleria Civica di Arte Conteporanea, Torino, IT

2008 Living London, I Don’t like to Curate, but at least I like the Videos I Selected, 176, London, UK

2008 Less is Less and More is More, That’s all, CAPC Musée d’art Contemporain, Bordeaux, FR

2008 Anyone got Wood? Bondegatan, Stockholm, SE

2008 Nekrokvlt, Impakt Festival, Utrecht, NL

2008 Damn! I wish I’d made that… , Chapter, Cardiff, UK

2008 Moscow Short Film Festival, Moscow Short Film Festival, Moscow, RU 

2008 Tell Tchaikovsky the News, STANDARD, Oslo, NO

2008 Like Watching a Train Wreck, Groeflin Maag Galerie, Zürich,  CH

2008 Damaged (curated by Tony Just), GBE Passerby, New York, US

2008 Laughing in a Foreign Language, Hayward Gallery, London, UK 

2008 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US

2008 Le Spectrarium (Les Fantòmes de la Machine), Fondation Suisse, Paris, FR 

2008 After Effects, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Santiago, Santiago, CL

2008 Fun, Fun, Fun, Aros Aarhus Kunst Museum, Aarus, DK 

2008 Collection/Sammlung, Migros Museum, Zürich, CH

2008 Bad Moon Rising, ISPC, New York, US 


2007 Air de Paris, Galerie Delphine Pastor, Monaco, MC 

2007 Total Recall (Bernhard Willhelm), Mode Museum, Antwerp, BE 

2007 Playback, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville da Paris, Paris, FR 

2007 Hold the Line, Ferenbalm-Gurbrü Station, Karlsruhe, DE 

2007 Elsewhere, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL

2007 Idylle, DA2 Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, ES 

2007 Group, Home I, King, The Dome, Toronto, CAN 

2007 Les Collections, CAPC Museum of Contemporary Art, Bordeaux, FR

2007 What We Bought, Camera Austria (Steirischer Herbst), Graz, AT 

2007 Mask, James Cohan Gallery, New York, US

2007 Dutch Film Festival, Lowlands, Amsterdam, NL 

2007 Enlarge Your Practice, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Marseille, FR 

2007 Arnhem Mode Biennale, Arnhem Mode Biennale, (Bernhard Wilhelm), Arnhem, NL 

2007 Yo!, Rivington Arms, New York, US

2007 Imagination becomes Reality Part VI, Museum of Contemporary Art at ZKM, Karlsruhe, DE

2007 The Return of the Seven Samurai , Galerie Lucy Mackintosh, Lausanne, CH

2007 Forest Assembly! , Gallery Alexandra Dyvi, Oslo, NO

2007 All about Laughter, Mori Museum, Tokyo, JP

2007 Destroy Athens, 1st Athens Biennial, Athens, GR


2006 Panoramica, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, MX

2006 Music is a Better Noise, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, US

2006 Group Show, Galeria Leyendecker, with Tobjorn Rodland, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, ES

2006 Architecture, Art and Landscape Biennal, Biennal, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, ES 

2006 Flesh Records, Haswellediger, New York, US

2006 Nuit Blanche, Nuit Blanche, Paris, FR

2006 International Photo Festival Seoul, International Photo Festival Seoul, Seoul, KR 

2006 Impact Festival, Impact Festival, Utrecht, NL  

2006 Distor, Garillo Gill Museum, Mexico City, MX

2006 Summer, Nils Staerk Contemporary, Copenhagen, DK

2006 D’Etonnants Détours, Maison de la Culture d’Amiens, Amiens, FR

2006 Summer Kamp K48 2006, John Connelly Presents, New York

2006 Some Tribes, Scalo Guye Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006 Programme Vidéo Suisse 3 Génerations, Spazio Culturale Svizzero di Venezia, Venice, IT

2006 JRP Rigniers Exhibition in Paris, Christophe Daviet-Thery Gallery, Paris, FR

2006 Human Game, Pitti Fondazione, Florence, IT

2006 Rencontres d’Arles Award, Rencontres d’Arles Award, Arles, FR  

2006 Imagination becomes Reality Part VI, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, DE

2006 Videonale- Negative Space Extend, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, DE 

2006 Action, Frac Provence-Alpes-Còte d’Azur, Marseille, FR

2006 Expo PHOTOsuisse, Musceo comunale d’Arte Moderna Ascona, CH 

2006 Expo PHOTOsuisse, Pinacoteca Casa Ruece, Locarno, CH

2006 Cindy Shermann, Gianni Motti, Olaf Breuning, Galerie Nicola von Senger, Zurich, CH

2006 Waking-Up, Galerie Cortex Athletico, Bordeaux, FR 

2006 Ballermann Die Ausstellung, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, DE  

2006 Cindy Sherman, Jim Shaw, Olaf Breuning, Metro Pictures, New York, US


2005 Blanknessisnot a Void, Standard, Oslo, NO

2005 30 Videoarbeiten aus der Sammlung Goetz, Seedamm Kulturzentum, Pfäffikon, CH

2005 Works on Paper, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, DE

2005 Naturellement Abstrait, Centre d’Art Contemporain Genève, Geneva, CH

2005 Kults, Werewolves and Sarcastic Hippies, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2005 Canale Grande im Volksbad, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St.Gallen, CH

2005 Wanderausstellungprojekt PHOTOsuisse, Istituto Svizzero di Roma, Rome, IT

2005 Old and New Dreams (Prince Charles Cinema for Art Fortnight), Artprojx ,London, GB  

2005 Fade to White, Vita Kuben, Umea, SE

2005 When Humor Becomes Painful, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, CH

2005 Mirgration Baustelle Schweiz, Toni Areal, Zürich, CH

2005 Film Festival Lima/ Cuszco, Center of Photography, Lima, PE

2005 Photography Festival Antwerp, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp, BE

2005 Nomad’s Land, Miracle Association, Bayonne, FR

2005 Figure it out, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY

2005 With us Against Reality, or Against Us! Loft, Oslo, Norway, NO

2005 Viennastripe, Museum in Progress, Vienna, AT

2005 First We Take … Arts Now, Museum of Contemporary Art Kisama, Helsinki, FI 

2005 Burlesques Contemporains, Jeu de Pomme, Paris, FR

2005 Growing up Absurd, Kent Institute of Art, Kent, UK

2005 Second Sight, The Prague Biennale of Contemporary Art, Prague, CZ


2004 None of the Above, (curated by John Armleder), Swiss Institute, New York, US

2004 Mind the Gap, Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg, DE

2004 Romantic Detachment, Henry Moore Contemporary Projects and PS1, New York, US 

2004 Sommerfrsche: Künstlervideos mit Esprit. Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, DE 

2004 Moving Images, Tank.tv ICA Digital Studios, London, UK  

2004 Interface, Atomium, Brussels, BE 

2004 Tell bitte Melden! , Musées Suisses Schweizerisches Landesmuseum, Zürich, CH

2004 Incantations, Metro Pictures, New York, US

2004 I am the Walrus, Cheim & Read, New York, US

2004 Altered States, Leo König, New York, US

2004 Skin Tight: The sensibility of the Flesh, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL

2004 Grotesque, Burlesque, Parody, Centre d’art Contemporain, Meymac, FR

2004 B-movies on Contemporary Art, Magazine Voralberger Kunstverein, Bregenz, AT

2004 Boys Behaving Badly, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

2004 Lost Property, Domaine Pommery, Reims, FR

2004 Prêts a Prêter 2, Frac Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur, FR 

2004 Short Stories, Museum of Photography, Antwerp, BE

2004 Dream Extensions, S:M:A:K:, Museum of Contemporary Art Ghent, Brussels, BE 


2003 Game Art, Europ. Zentrum für Kunst- und Industriekultur, Völklingen, DE 

2003 Der Verein. Ein Zukunftsmodell, Museum im Bellpark, Kriens, CH

2003 Dislocation, K3 Project Space, Zürich, CH

2003 Swiss Art Video Lobby, Centre pour l’image Contemporaien, Geneva, CH

2003 Les vingt ans du FRAC, Chapelle de la Sorbonne, Paris, FR

2003 Today’s Man, John Conelly Presents, New York, US

2003 Roadshow, Grizedale Arts, Grizedaie, UK

2003 The Fourth Sex: Adolescence Extremes, Fondazione Pitti Imagine, Florenze, IT

2003 Urban Diaries, Alcalà, Madrid, ES

2003 Swiss Mix, Museo Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, ES

2003 Venus im Pelz, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz, AT

2003 M_ars’ Art and War, Neue Galerie Graz, AT

2003 Trans-National Monster League, Derek Eller Gallery, New York, US


2002 Out of Control, Liverpool Biennale, UK 

2002 Tutto Normale, Villa Medici, Rome, IT

2002 Centre Régional d’art contemporain, Sète, FR 

2002 Festival International du Cinéma Nouvelle Génération, Lyon, FR 

2002 The Golden WeekKodama Gallery Osaka, (Gallery Side 2) Tokyo, JP 

2002 C’est pas du Cinéma!, Le Fresony; Studio National, FR 

2002 Hamish MeKay Gallery, NZ 

2002 Manor Kunstpreis Schaffhausen, Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, CH

2002 Umbau (Schrägspur), Hamburger Kunsthalle, DE 

2002 Spring Forward, Downtown Arts Festival; Chanel Boutique, New York, US 

2002 Edicion Madrid, La Feria de las Tentaciones, Madrid, ES

2002 More Than One, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, US

2002 Team Gallery, New York, US


2001 gravitàZERO, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, IT

2001 Close-Up, Kunstverein Hannover, DE

2001 M-family, Migros Museum, Zürich, CH 

2001 Swiss Institute, New York

2001 Hypermental, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zuerich, CH

2001 Let’s Entertain, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany, DE

2001 Je Pense Donc je Suisse, FRAC PACE, Marseille, FR 

2001 Anteprima Bovisa, Padiglione d’arte Contemporanea, Milano Europa 2000, Milano, IT 

2001 Der Gehilfe, Museum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte Dortmund, DE

2001 My Generation, Atlantis Gallery, London, GB

2001 bdv (Video), Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR

2001 gravitàZERO, Fondazione Adriano Olivetti, Rome, IT 

2001 Escape, Tirana Biennale, National Gallery, AL 

2001 Utopie politique et religieuse, Hay Art Center, Jerewan, AM

2001 …if a double decker bus…, Galerie Air de Paris, Paris, FR

2001 Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, FR 

2001 Contemporary Fairy Tales, Five Years Gallery, London, GB

2001 Up in the Sky, Kunsthaus Grenchen, CH 


2000 Reality Bites, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, DE 

2000 Let‘s Entertain, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US

2000 Vis-a-Vis, Kunsthaus, Zürich, CH

2000 Der Gehilfe, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Zürich, CH

2000 Air Suisse, Ecole Supérieure D’art, Perpignan, FR

2000 De sparate Optimists, Festival a/d Werft, Utrecht, NL 

2000 Presumed Innocent, Capc Musée, Bordeaux, FR 

2000 Guarene Arte 2000, Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo, Torino, IT

2000 Transfert, 10th Swiss Sculpture Exp, Biel, CH 

2000 EX 25, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, CH

2000 Let’s Entertain, Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR

2000 Chicago Project Room, Los Angeles, CA

2000 International Media Art Festival, Kiev, UA 

2000 Au-delà du Spectacle, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, FR

2000 Hypermental, Kunsthaus, Zürich, CH 

2000 Der Gehilfe, Kunsthalle Krems, AT 

2000 Wall 6, Galerie Air de Paris, Paris, FR

2000 Stadt, Land, Fluss, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, DE

2000 Close-Up, Kunstverein Baselland und Freiburg, CH, DE 

2000 The arsFutura Show, arsFutura Galerie, Zuurich, CH    

2000 Ausstellung Bundesstipendium, Fri-Art, Fribourg, CH

2000 Miami Art Museum, Miami, US 


1999 XN, Espace des Arts, Chalon sur Saone, FR

1999 Transfer, Istituto Svizzero Roma, Rome, IT

1999 Eidg. Wettbewerb für freie Kunst, Messe Basel, CH 

1999 Städt. Wettbewerb für  freie Kunst, Helmhaus, Zürich, CH

1999 Statements (Art Basel), arsFutura Galerie, Zürich, CH

1999 Repubbliche dell‘Arte, Palazzo delle Papese, Siena, IT

1999 Young, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, CH

1999 DACH, Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, AT

1999 Come In and Find Out, Vol. 2, Centre For Contemporary Arts, Berlin, DE

1999 They Came By Taxi, Parabolica Spaces, Berlin, DE

1999 Missing Link, Kunstmuseum, Bern, CH

1999 From Camouflage to Free Style,Toasting Agency c/o Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, FR 

1999 Ausstellung Bundesstipendium, Kunsthalle, Zürich, CH


1998 Stiftung Binz 39, Zürich, CH

1998 Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer, Kunsthaus, Zürich, CH

1998 Diana 98, X-Tra, Zürich, CH

1998 Presentation Film Woodworld, Castell Zuoz, CH 

1998 Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer, Kunsthalle Schirn, Frankfurt, DE 

1998 Medium eine Welt dazwischen, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, CH


1997 Gewebeprobe, Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, CH

1997 Gross und Klein, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, CH

1997 Bed & Breakfast, Grossmünsterturm, Zürich, CH 


1996 Die Klasse, Museum für Gestaltung, Zürich, CH


1995 Ernte, Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, CH

1995 Eidg. Wettbewerb für freie Kunst, Messe Basel, CH 


1994 8004 Zürich (Project in collaboration with Lewis Balz), Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zürich, CH

1994 Project  with Yves Netzhammer, Bahnhofpassage Schaffhausen, CH 

1994 No Name Gallery, Basel, CH


BIBLIOGRAPHY (until 2010)



2010 Antoine Marchand, Born to be wild, Revue d’art contemporain trimestrielle et gratuite, 02 N55

2010 Ross Simonini, Studio Check, Modern Painters, Dec 2010/Jan 2011

2010 Olaf Breuning, Useless 10, 2010

2010 Por Fabiola Iza, Olaf Breuning, Laboratorio, Fahrenhet Arte Contemporáneo, No. 42

2010 Tony Matelli, If I were Steve Jobs or Jesus Christ, ART LIES no. 66, Summer 

2010 Pius Knüsel, Art Will Make You Happy!, The Cultural Magazine of Pro Helvetia, No. 53, Issue 2

2010 Evelyne Baumberger, Meine Geheimwaffe ist Humor, MZ Samstag, May 1

2010 Samantha Gilewicz, It’s Life, but not as we know It, Nylon Guy, March

2010 Chris Bors, Small Brain Big Stomach, Art Review, January/February

2010 Kelly Devine Thomas, Seriously Funny, Art News, February

2010 Daniel Morgenthaler, Olaf Breuning–Fragen eines vierzigjährigen Teenagers, Kunstbulletin, May

2010 Von Urs Bugmann, Feiner Humor trifft die wunden Punkte, Samstag, May

2010 Anina Rether,Wenn Kunst auf Comic trifft, Schweizer Illustrierte, May

2010 Alexandra Kedves, Fumetto in Luzern, Tages–Anzeiger, April 30

2009 Christopher Miles, Olaf Breuning at Michael Benevento, LA Weekly, September 17

2009 Olaf Breuning, Huge Magazine, March 

2009 Scott Indrisek, Keep Chelsea Weird, Whitewall Magazine, Winter

2009 Julie Boukobza, Be le Shopping d’un Artiste, bc, Autumn

2008 Alex Zafiris, Olaf Breuning Re-Vision (Cover), Tokion, Winter

2008 Cristina Natalicchio, The Entertainment Was Here! Work (Art In Progress), Winter

2008 Mark Ellwood, Art Basel Miami Beach, Sand Sculpture, NYTimes Blog, December

2008 Jordan Levin, An Artistic Cover-Up at Art Basel?, MiamiHerald.com, December 4

2008 At Least I Tried, Beautiful/Decay 

2008 Catherine Ghim, Interview with Olaf Breuning, WHITEHOT magazine, October  

2008 Anna Daneri, Olaf Breuning:Aprentice Anthropologist, Work (Art In Progress), Summer

2008 Gegory Volk, Spring in Dystopia, Art in America, May

2008 Jolene Torr, Society of The Spectacle, SOMA, May/June

2008 Kost Versus, Anthem, Issue #33, Spring          

2008 Whitney Biennial, Weekend Art, A.M.NY, March 

2008 Jason Schmidt, Olaf Breuning, V Magazine, Spring

2008 Holland Cotter, Whitney Biennial 

2008 Weekend Arts, The New York Times, March 7,   

2008 Andreas Luthi, Ich bin wohl einfach ein ironischer Mensch, Samstag, Region 17, January    

2008 Burkhard Meltzer, Olaf Breuning Migros Museum, Frieze, Issue 122 Jan/Feb

2007 Markus Mittringer, Die Stets guten Nachbarn, Der Standard, Sept, 2007

2007 Barbara Basting, Eine Geisterbahn, in der die Fratzen des Gewöhnlichen hausen, Tages-Anzeiger, August 

2007 ArtTimes 22, September

2007 Art. Das Kunstmagazin, October 

2007 Domonique von Burg, Olaf Breuning im Migros Museum, Kunst-Bulletin, October

2007 Gabrielle Boller, Irritationsmomente im Labyrinth, Zürcher Landzeitung, September

2007 Andreas Schneitter, Wahres Leben in der Warewelt, Basler Zeitung, August 27

2007 Jeanette Kuster, Mordslustig, Aktuell, October

2007 Eva Sharrer, Diary, ArtForum.com, August

2007 Karin Hofer, Olaf Breuning im Migros-Museum, NZZ, September 

2007 Niklaus Oberholzer, 115 Millionen für Kunst und Musik, Neue Luzerner Zeitung, August

2007 Urs Steiner, Schamane des Kitschs, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, August

2007 Helen Lagger, Wenn Sushis Plötzlich loskrabbeln, Berner Zeitung Gesamtausgabe, August 

2007 Lebenxmittel aus Kunststoff, Walliser Bote, August 26

2007 Bild Keystone, Diese Kunst Macht Appetit, Bote der Urschweiz, August 25

2007 Ewa Hess, Fast Lustig, Sonntagszeitung Geister, Migros Museum, August 26

2007 Martin Kraft, Tienfsinnige Klischees, Live, Aug 23, 2007

2007 Max Kung, 50 Anni Culturale Migros, Azione, Aug 23, 2007

2007 Lustparcours fur Fortgeschrittene, Migros Museum fur Geganwartskunt, www.kulteren-online.net, July

2007 Von Karl Wust, Altagsstorys und Hotel-Zeihnungn, Schaffhauser Nachrichten, August

2007 Astralian Center for Photography, Art Life

2007 Olaf Breuning, Glenn Slogget, Ed and Deanna Templeton: More Fun than Fire in an Odd Mix.  

2007 Arts and Entertainment, The Sydney Morning Herald, March

2007 Von Barbara Raschig Speil Mit Mir, Zuritipp, August

2007 Multimedia Mix Magazine 4, Studiovoice, Japan, April 

2007 Veil Vergnugen, Unnutzes Wissen, Neon, July

2007 Von Brigitte Ulmer, Humor Mit Tiefsinn, Bilanz, September

2007 Beauty and Art Portfolio, Schone Augen Machen, Bolero, June

2007 Deitrich Roeschmann, Schweizer Meister, Annabelle, November

2007 Anne Fournier, Le Temps, Samadi Culterel, December

2007 Martin Herbert, Art and Culture, Freize, Jan-Feb

2007 Gros Werschau, Herzig Horror, Annabelle, August

2007 Caroline Micaela Hauger, Netter Jung Der Muntermacher, Schweizer Illustrated, August 

2007 Betty Nguyen, Giggy Smile, First Person Magazine, Summer

2007 Jörg Schwerzmann, Stimulans für Lachmuskeln/kulterklub, Bolero, September

2007 Wes Hill, Contemporary Visual Art, Eyeline, Summer 2006-2007

2007 12 Bi-annual Commissioned project, Another Magazine, Spring/Summer

2007 Olaf Breuning: Home, Instsitute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Photofile, Summer

2007 Von Michael Roten, Olaf Breuning, Das Magazin NR34

2007 Caroline Niemant, Olaf Breuning: New York Just Can’t Get Enough. Capricious #6

2006 Robin Blanck Stummfilm der Marke Breuning Grhaffhaufer Rachrichten September 7 

2006 Marinus de Ruiter Impakt Hits The Great Outdoors Amsterdam Weekly August 24-30

2006 Anne Ostbgaard Nye ojne på gamle ting Bryggebladet April 5 

2006 Elsa Westerstad Olaf Breuning Odd at Large Feb/Mar  

2006 Elizabeth Tyson Olaf Breuning: They Live The Big Issue  Issue 478

2006 Melissa Lo Olaf Breuning Contemporary 21 Issue 83

2006 Monika Hardmeier The Magic Dot – Maske und Aktuelle Kunst Programmheft Diplom 06 v.4

2006 Peter Michael Hornung Mere end et overrasket smil Lordag March 25

2006 Ane Bülow Interview: Olaf Breuning Kopenhagen, March 27 

2005 The Prague Files We Are The Artists ed. Olivier Kielmayer No.5 August

2005 100 Things, Nicolas Trembley, Patrick Li and Leela Petronio Self Service  Issue 22  Spring/Summer 

2005 Lila K. Quand la sculpture exose de rire DADA no.111 June 

2005 Dominique von Burg, Olaf Breuning bei Nicola von Senger, Kunst Bulletin, April

2005 Gordon Dalton Flash Art  

2005 Inner Cities Art Review Volume LVI March 

2005 Holly Walsh, Olaf Breuning Chisenhale Gallery, Untitled v.36 Autumn 

2005 Travis Jeppesen, Book review: Home, New York Press Volume 18 Issue 20

2005 Marc-Olivier Wahler, Whatever, Art Press, no. 308, January

2005 Gregor Staiger Olaf Breuning: Home Luitpold Lounge no4

2005 Fia Backström Herd Instinct 360˚  

2005 Chisenhale Gallery, Review:Olaf Breuning: Oh Yes…it is a garden!  Modern Painters October

2005 Emilia Jacobacci Olaf Breuning Chisenhale Gallery London review, Tema Celeste V.112 Nov/Dec 

2005 Adam Sutherland Olaf Breuning World Gardener in association with Chisenhale Gallery, October

2005 Colin Perry, Review Olaf Breuning, www.preromanbritain.com, September

2005 Heitere Quälnummern Der Spiegel V. 34 

2004 Marc-Olivier Wahler, Carissa Rodriguez, Gianni Jetzter on Olaf Breuning, Parkett 71 

2004 Brigitte Ulmer, Voms Sammler zum Shopper, Facts, No 24 

2004 Inge Hennemann, Short Stories, Foto Museum Magazine, No 29 

2004 Jerome Lefevre, Olaf Breuning:Sci-Fi Mix, Archistorm

2004 Jerome Lefevre, Chaos Style, Crash No. 28

2004 Portfolio, Genesis Sculpture, Expérience Pommery No. 1, Beaux Arts Magazine, hors-série, Paris

2004 Maritine L.Pederson, Irony as Self Defense, interview, Politiken, November 5 

2004 Art SV Cut Up Studio Voice Mult-Media Mix Magazine Japan, November

2004 Japanese Modern Photography Bijutsu Japan vol.56, no 858

2004 Graham Sutherland, Hey Brian Travels With My Olaf , The Canon, October

2004 Trine Ross, In the Country Side Politiken November 23

2004 Metta Sandbye, Sampling Weekendavisen November 5-11

2004 Emi, A world Artists at Bryggen Bryggebladet November 3  

2004 Olaf Breuning, Citadel, December

2004 Kunstguide: Openings: Olaf Breuning, Politiken, October 29 

2004 Commissioned photograph for Annabelle Issue 16, September

2004 24 Hour Arty People, Tatler, Volume 300 no.9, September

2004 Katarina Ruchel-Stockmans, Wirtualna Jaskinia Platona, Arteon, Warsaw, April

2004 Chantal Vanckx, Le SMAK présente Dream Extensions, La Semaine, Brussels, April 

2004 Maika Pollack, Olaf Breuning, Metro Pictures, Flash Art International, Milano, March-April 

2004 Morgan Falconer, Olaf Breuning, Frieze, London, March

2004 William Powhida, Art Seen, Olaf Breuning: Metro Picutres, The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, February 

2004 Zoé Gray, Review, Contemporary, London, February

2004 Jerry Salz, Modern Gothic, The Village Voice, New York, February 4-10

2004 Martha Schwenderer, New York Critics Picks, Artforum.com, Jan- Feb

2004 Sansdra Smets, Nog geen nieuwe gothic, Rotterdams Bagblad, Rotterdam, February 2

2004 Charlotte Laubard, Dead End, Technikart, January

2004 Jan Van Hove, Een Bad van bec-d’ane, De Standaard, Brussels, January 21

2004 Wietke Van Zeil, Dascinatie met het Donkere, de Volkskrant, Amsterdam, 14. January

2003 Frédéric Maufras, R.R. ready reaalistic / Olaf Breuning, Zéro, Nantes, Winter

2003 E.T. en tongs devant le Monop, Têtu (l’Agenda), Paris, December 

2003 Franck Lamy, Olaf Breuning, Beaux-Arts Magazine, Paris, December

2003 Alexis Vaillant, Monkey Business, Kunst-Bulletin, Zürich, December

2003 Von Christiane Meixner, Im Dialog mit dem Skelett, Berliner Morgenpost, March 

2003 Jean Pagneux, Olaf Breuning au magasin, Le Travailleur Alpin, Grenoble, November

2003 D.S., Breuning, noir et désenchanté, Connaissance des Arts, Paris, November

2003 Judicael Lavrador, série Z, Les Inrocuptibles, Paris, November 27–December 2

2003 O.M. Tendances au massacre, Le journal des Arts, Paris, November 7-20

2003 Anaid Demir, Effet spécial, Upstreet, Paris, fall Jean-Louis Roux, Les obsessions américaines d’un citoyen suisse, Les Affiches de Grenoble, October 31

2003 S.P., Les histoires extraordinaires d’Olaf Breuning, Le Dauphiné Libéré Grenoble, October

2003 Vincent Varlé, Le prince des ténèbres, Le Petit Bulletin Grenoble, October 22-29 

2003 Vincent Varlé, Branle-bas-de-combat, Le Petit Bulletin Grenoble, September 14-24

2003 Parle avec tout le monde, Polystyrene, January

2003 Frederic Maufras, Exxpose de la situation: Motif mural, L’art Meme, No.21

2003 Christine Macel, Dada et moi (interview), Les Cahiers, Issue No.85 

2003 Frederic Maufras, Olaf Breuning, Ready Realistik, Issue No.28

2003 Michael Marti, Die Menschen erschrecken so schnell, NZZ am Sonntag, January 26 

2003 Claudia Spinelli, Der Star als Realo, Die Weltwoche, January 

2003 Henry F. Levys Stiftung Binz, Neue Luzerner Zeitung, January 30

2003 Alexia Sailer, Eine schamlose subjektive Reise, Südkurier, February 26

2003 Meret Ernst, Schaufenster der Szenemacher, Tages-Anzeiger, January 30

2003 Angelika Affentranger-Kirchrath, Durchgestartet: Die Kunsthalle zeigt Durchzug/Draft, NZZ, January 29 

2003 Durchzug/Draft, NZZ, February 7

2003 Durchzug/Draft 20 Jahre Stiftung Binz39 in der Kunsthalle, Kunst-Bulletin, March

2003 Arnaud Robert, Not Made in Switzerland, Le Temps, March 15 

2002 Daniele Muscionico, Olaf Breunings neue Arbeiten in der Galerie Ars Futura, NZZ, December 23 

2002 Eric Troney, Massive Attack, Beaux Art Magazine, numero spezial, July 

2002 David Brussel, Yes, You Should be Scared, i-D Magazine, July

2002 Juri Steiner, Democratic Design, Casco Issues, No 7

2002 Carissa Rodriguez, Olaf Breuning, Rebel Magazine, Spring/ Summer

2002 Julia Hofer, Olaf Breuning; Signale aus Ground Zero, Annabelle, May 22

2002 Anna Schindler, Unsere Bestürzung ist nur pseudobetroffenheit, Tages Anzeiger, Zürich, July 

2002 Guido Megelis, Schämt euch nicht, Tages Anzeiger Magazine, Zürich, No. 51

2002 Robert C. Maorgan, Review, Art Press, No. 275

2002 Craig Burnett, Dry Ice and Madness, Modern Painters, Winter

2001 Eva Karcher, Olaf Breuning, ArtInvestor, May 

2001 Philipp Kaiser, Olaf Breuning, Artforum, (best of 2001; a special issue), December

2001 Stefan Zucker, Im Wald, im schönen, grünen Wald, Tages-Anzeiger, December 3

2001 Yvonne Volkart, Trendwende in der Kunst?, WOZ, No 43, October 25

2001 Basting Barbara, Die grosse Affenplage zu Allerheiligen, Tagesanzeiger, September 28

2001 Gerhard Mack, Der Magier des Grauens, Art, No 7, July

2001 Paul Panckhurst, Invasion of the video Vikings, The New Zealand Herald, August 13

2001 Mack Gerhard, Olaf Breuning im Museum zu Allerheiligen, Kunst-Bulletin, November

2001 Michael Schmid, Schmatzen, grunzen, gellen, Zürichsee-Zeitungen, October 6

2001 Adrian Müller, Gute Kunst ist wie ein Schock, Zürichsee-Zeitungen, September 27

2001 Zwischen Kesslerloch und Hollywood, Schaffhauser Nachrichten, September 7

2001 Olivier Michelon, Doux comme la neige, Le journal des Arts, No.128

2001 Dietrich Roeschmann, b-Movie der Evolution, Zeitung zum Sonntag, No.28, July 15

2001 Ils pensent donc ils suissent, l’Hebdo Marseille, No.37

2001 Jaad Lindgaard, pop cucul, Les Inrockuptibles, No. 290

2001 Lookbooks Cooler Mix aus Trash und Glamour, Bolero, December 

2001 Stella Brennan, Brave New Worlds, Pavement Magazine, Oct/Nov

2001 Knui Eseling, Little Shop of Horrors, Der Tagesspiegel, April 28

2001 Wolfgang Schreibler, Breunings künstliche Welten, Schaffhauser Nachrichten, August 31

2001 Roberta Smith, Olaf Breuning, The New York Times, November 23

2001 Martin Engler, Kunstfeuer, NZZ, October 20/21

2001 Joachim Schwitzler, Gorillas im Nebel, Südkurier, October 16

2001 Philippe Mathonnet, Pour Breuning l’homme ne fait que se singer, Le Temps, October 16

2001 Martin Engler, Olaf Breuning: Apes, Kunstforum International, No. 156, Aug-Oct

2000 Angelika Affentranger-Kirchrath, Klischee und Metapher-Olaf Breuning, NZZ, September 27 

2000 Gianni Jetzer, Olaf Breuning: Story-telling as a Reality Scan, Flash Art, No. 214, October

2000 Gerhard Mack, Massaker in der Galerie, Cash, No 38, September 22 

2000 Simon Maurer, Schwarzes Blut, Tages-Anzeiger, September 22 

2000 Simon Maurer, Mindestens ein bisschen komisch, Das Magazin, No.45, November

2000 Michelle Nicol, Olaf Breuning, Purple, Summer 

2000 Marianne Rupp, Magier des Zeitgeistes, K-Geld, No. 2, December

2000 Jörg Schwerzmann, Makabere Scherze: Olaf Breuning, Bolero, October

2000 Juri Steiner, Olaf Breuning: The World Misleads, Artext, Summer 

2000 Alain Zucker, Die Kunst, die richtige Umlaufbahn zu erreichen, Die Weltwoche No. 47, November 23 

2000 Fotokunst: Der totale Ego-Trip, Annabelle, No. 18, September 15

2000 Kunst und Geld: Der Unbekümmerte: Olaf Breuning, Die Weltwoche, No. 25, June 22 

2000 Die Munot-Stadt zeichnet Olaf Breuning aus, Sonntags Blick, No. 20, May 14 

2000 Eloge du massacre, L’Hebdo, No. 40, October 5

2000 Ouverture, Vogue, November 

2000 Jörg Becher, J’achète les futurs Hodler, Bilan, July-August

1999 Angelika Affentranger-Kirchrath, Hinterfragte Klischees, Olaf Breuning in der Galerie Ars

Futura, NZZ, October 16 

1999 Ewa Hess, Voll dabei, Sonntags-Zeitung, October 31 

1999 Dora Imhof, Woodworld, Die Holzwelt von Olaf Breuning, Du, August

1999 Oliver Kielmayer, Genuss mit doppeltem Boden. Die schönen Hüllen von Olaf Breuning, Kunst- Bulletin, September

1999 Simon Maurer, “Die Sahne des Übelsten”. Olaf Breuning, Sampler, Tages-Anzeiger, September 30 

1999 Florian Rajki, Zwischen Faszination und Demontage, Zürichsee-Zeitungen, September 21

1999 Hans Rudolf Reust, Olaf Breuning, Frieze, Issue 47, July/Aug

1999 Bettina Tschumi, Olaf Breuning, Flash Art, Summer 

1999 Marc-Olivier Wahler, Olaf Breuning, Art Press 

1999 Hans-Peter Von Däniken, Junge Fotokunst, Tages-Anzeiger, June 11 

1999 Ein Starkünstler mit Marthaler Heimatschein, Marthaler Post, October 17 

1999 Zürichs Kreative: Olaf Breuning, GQ Germany, May 

1999 Christoph Doswald, Siksi, The Nordic Art Review, No. 3-4 

1999 Beatrix Ruf, Woodworld, Omnibus Journal D’Art, No. 29 

1998 Christoph Doswald, It’s a Strange World, isn’t it?, The Nordic Art Review, Autumn/Winter 

1998 Zwischen Geisterbahn und Videoclip, NZZ, September

1998 Angelika Affentranger-Kirchrath, Einladung zum Waldfest, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, June

1998 Claudia Kock Marti, Der perfekte Range-Rover-Mythos, Glarner Nachrichten, April 20

1998 Martin Kraft, Gehörnte Bildwelt, Tages-Anzeiger, June 4

1998 Doris Lösch, Wicked Games. Olaf Breuning in der Kunsthalle St. Gallen, Neue bildende Kunst, May 

1998 Gerhard Mack, Die Bilder in der Höhle. Der junge Künstler Olaf Breuning, St. Galler Tagblatt, August 26

1998 Simon Maurer, Die Mausefalle drunten im Keller, Tages-Anzeiger, May 

1998 Beatrix Ruf, Woodworld: Olaf Breuning, Omnibus

1998 Joachim Schwitzler, Gesänge im Plastikschlauch, Thurgauer Volksfreung, August 28



2010 The Artists’ Artists, Artforum, December

2010 Contact 2010: Photography Reframed, Canadian Art, May 

2010 MOVE! MoMA PS1, Dazed digital, November

2010 Let’s Move, MoMA PS1, Vogue Italia online, October

2010 MOVE! MoMA PS1, Time Out NY online, October

2010 Mark Rappolt, Make Yourself at Home, Art Review, December

2010 Contance Jablonski–The Darling, Purple Magazine, Spring/Summer

2010 Deepika Shetty, Stretch Your Imagination, The Straights Times, May 22

2009 Noemi Smolik, Expirimenta Folklore, Artforum International, March 

2009 Silke Hohmann, In Frankfurt wird Folklore als cooles Kuriositätenkabinett wiederentdeckt, Monopol,   March

2009 Anke Steinfadt, Tintenfisch auf Abenteuerreise, Offenbach Post, February 

2009 Ann Went, Experimenta Folklore, Frizz, February

2009 Volksmusik und Folkslore von übermorgen, Focus, January

2009 Experimanta Folklore, Modern Painters, Dec-Jan

2009 Von Chistian Huther, Wenn Welten zwisschen den Welten liegen, Allgemeine Zeitung Mainz, December 15

2009 Johanna Hunder, Experimenta Folklore, www.artmagezin.de, January 9

2009 Experimanta Folklore, www.artknowledgenews.com, April 14

2009 Marta Donínguez Riezu, Cool Hunting, Parramón Arquiyecctura y Diseno

2009 Andrea Glauser, Verordnete Entgrenzung, Transcript

2008 Lyra Kilston, Experimenta Folklore, www.artinfo.com December

2008 Traditionelle Brauchtümer im Hochtechnologiezeitalter, Frankfurt-live.com, December 

2008 Hortense Pisano, Experimenta Folklore sucht nach der Verbidung von Music and Kunst,

Journal Frankfurt, Novemeber 28-December 11

2008 Alexander Jürgs, Brauchtum und Avantgarde, Prinz, December 

2008 Hortense Pisano, Rock My Religion, Frankfurter Rundschau, December 18

2008 Von Sandra Danicke, Schaurige Faszination, Frankfurter Rundschau, December 15

2008 Frankfurter Alllgemeine Zeitung, December 12

2008 Von Swantje Karich, Wo man kunst auf die Palme bringt, Frankfurter Allgemeine, FAZ.NETDecember 17

2008 Ben Lewis, Will the party soon be over for the Frieze crowd?, Evening Standard, October 16

2008 Brian Kerstetter, Swimming With Kofi In Africa, Anthem, Winter 2008, #37

2008 Day in Pictures, BBC News, December 16

2008 Malgre la crise, Miami Beach honore sa foire d’art contemporain, LeMonde.fr, December 12   

2008 Daily Snapshot, CNN.Com/Travel, December 8

2008 Steven Stern, Whitney Biennial 2008, Frieze, May 

2008 Unnuetzes Wissen, Neon, July 

2008 Michael Ringier, Cicero, June 

2008 All About Laughter, Art Notebook, Mori Museum, Tokyo 

2008 Andrzej Lawn, Whitney Biennial 2008, Flash Art, May-June 

2008 A Meditation On Art, NY Arts Magazine, vol. 13

2007 Jerry Saltz, When Cool things turn Cold, New York Magazine, March 

2007 Zu Klein für verwegen Phantasien, Kunstzeitung, September

2007 Contemporain, surréel ou abstrait: l’art, La Liberté, September

2007 Migros Museum für Gengenwartskunst, stadt-reisen, Herbst

2007 Imagine Welten, Bundr Tagblatt, August 

2007 Camera Austria: What We Bought, ArtMagazine, October

2007 What We Bought, Steirmark, September

2007 What We Bought, Angelika Kauffmann, September

2007 Aktionen & Projekte, Kunstforum October-November 

2007 Martin Behr, Menschen formieren sich zu Papstgesicht, Salzburger Nachrichten, September

2007 Walter Titz, Verkaufte Frauen und visionäre Luftballons, Kleine Zeitung, September

2007 Wenzel Mra´cek, Nahe genug am Thema? Über den Ausstellungsparcours, Korso, October

2007 Antje Mayer, Nahe Dran, Kunstzeitung, September 

2007 Ulrich Tragatschnig, Gleich  scheuen Igeln, Falter Steiermark, October

2007 Von Henriette Horny, Vollkimatisierte Räume für Luftballons, Kurier, September

2007 Michaela Reichart, Kultur des Konsums, Kronen Zeitung, October

2007 Karl Wust, Bunte Skulpturen anstelle von Blut, Mittelland Zeitung Gesamtausgabe, August     

2007 Top Kehn, Camera Austria, Kliene Zeitung, October

2007 Von Kerstin Kotal, herbst 40, Via Airport Journal, August

2007 Lebenxmittel aus Kunststoff, Walliser Bote, August

2007 Ewa Hess, fast lustig, Sonntagszeitung Geister, Migros Museum, August 26

2007 Herzig und Hinterland, Week 20 Mintuten, August 

2007 Olaf Breuning, Art Almanac, March 

2007 Glenn Sogget, Ed and Denna Templeton, Central, July 

2007 Glen Scott, Olaf Breuning: Home, Cheaper and Deeper, The Sunday Morning Herald, March 

2006 Matthias Oberli, Olaf Breuning, Swiss Institute for Art Research, www.sikart.ch

2005 Clare Hill, Humphreys: Talent and Art Don’t Mix, Western Mail, Wales August 22 

2005 Keilko Hirayama, Bernhard Willhelm, Ryuko Tsushin: Fantasy, April 

2005 Keith Plocek, In the Male Boy’s Behaving Badly Invade the CAMH, Houston Press, August

2004 Wer Mit Wem wie Funktioniert Zurich?  Das Magazin 

2003 Save the Date, DS magazine, Paris, December

2003 HG, édito, Le Petit Bulletin Grenoble, October 22 – 29

2003 Wiebke Hüster, Wenn Stare über Aecker tanzen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, March

2003 Carl, Your Neigbor’s Car?, Carl’s Car Magazine, Issue 2

2003 PaceMaker Magasin, 2003

2003 Chris Chang, Sound and Vision, Film Comment, July

2003 Charles Gute, Spring Book Report, Flash Art International, No. 223, March-April

2003 Claire Doherty, Liverpool Biennial, Art Monthly, November

2003 Helen Sumpter, Cities in Bloom, The Big Issue, August

2001 Massimiliano Gioni, People, Flash Art International, No 217, March-April

2001 Verena Kuni, Just What Is It…, Kunst Bulletin, No 1/2, January/ February

2001 Ingeborg Wiensowski, Die kalten Taschendiebe, Spiegel Reporter, No 01 

2001 Christoph Doswald, Schweizer Hoffnungsträger, GQ, May

2001 Christian Hubschmid, Zürich hoch hundert., Tages-Anzeiger, January

2000 Alles Fotografie!, Handelszeitung, March 1

2000 Jörg Becher, Kunst mit Triple-A (Künstlerrating), BILANZ, June 

2000 Petra Gördüren, Pictures of a Brave New World, Umelec 

2000 Eva Karcher, Die neuen Bunten, Vogue, Germany, May 

2000 Simon Maurer, Abgesetzt, Das Salz des Mittelmeers, Tages-Anzeiger, January 6 

2000 Simon Maurer, Kunst, die sich einschmuggelt, Tages-Anzeiger, June 20 

2000 Françoise Ninghetto, Transfert, Kunst-Bulletin, No 7/8

2000 Peter Ritter, Too Much Joy, “Let’s Entertain”, City Pages, March 22

2000 Peter P Schneider, Panoptikum, Tages-Anzeiger, February 18 

2000 Brigitte Ulmer, Shootingstars, Bolero, April 

2000 Martin Engler, Monster im Oberstübchen, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, June 10

2000 Simon Maurer, In allen Bereichen das beste Menü auftischen, Tages Anzeiger, June 7

2000 Gerhard Mack, Unartige Kandidaten, Cash, No. 24, June 16

2000 Gimme 5 by Klat

2000 Olaf Breuning at Ars Futura, Flash Art, No.214, October

2000 Katrin Bettina Müller, Stadt Land Mensch, Der Tagesspiegel, February 12

2000 Die Besten Kunst, Schweizer Illustrierte, September

1999 Brigitte Ulmer, The Art of Communication. Doswald Christoph & Dorothea Strauss: Current

1999 Trends, Swissair Gazette, June

1999 Art Statements, Elle Plus, May

1999 Top 100, Sonntagszeitung, December 26 

1999 Jörg Becher, Die Ware Kunst (Künstlerrating), BILANZ, June

1999 Geneviève Breerette, Huit artistes suisses se promènent à Paris, Le monde, January 9

1999 Elisabeth Chardon, A Paris, des vidéastes suisses refont le monde, Le temps, January 5

1999 Edith Krebs, “Klein-Mittelmeer” an der Limmat, Tages-Anzeiger, June 14

1999 Simon Maurer, Alle gegen alle und alle mit allen, Tages-Anzeiger, June 17 

1999 Simon Maurer, Der Kunstboom, Das Magazin, June 18

1999 Simon Maurer, Der lange Monolog der greisen Diva, Tages-Anzeiger, May

1999 Sibylle Omlin, Seismograph gegenwärtiger Kunsttendenzen, NZZ, November 24

1999 Peter P Schneider, Gebändigte Sehnsucht, Tages-Anzeiger, June 4

1999 Hans Renggli, Stolz und Selbstkritik, Tages-Anzeiger, November 8

1998 Christoph Doswald, Eingefrorene Zeit, Facts, December

1998 Titanic: Olaf Breuning, Finger, October

1998 Simon Maurer, Abgefeiert, abgehakt, Tages-Anzeiger,

1998 Simon Maurer, Drei Monate Mittelmeer – und was nun? Tages-Anzeiger, August 28



2019 Faces, Silent Sound, LA, Ed. 1000, each with unique cover, ISBN: ISBN 978-0-9906507-6-8     

2016 Drawings, VfmK, Vienna, hardcover, 240 pages, english, ISBN: 978-3-903131-47-7

2016 Monograph, Gestalten, Berlin, hardcover, 224 pages, english, ISBN: 978-3-89955-649-0

2016 Olaf Breuning, Silent Sound Los Angeles, clothbound, 64 pages, english, ISBN: 978-0-9906507-3-7

2012 Art Freaks, Acme, Switzerland, clothbound, 31 pages, ISBN: 978-2-9700805-0-3

2010 Mary II JRP-Ringier Kunstverlang AG, Zurich, ISBN: 978-3-03764-160-6

2006 Olaf Breuning Queen Mary, JRP-Ringier Kunstverlang AG, Zurich, ISBN: 10:3-905701-84-4

2004 Home, JRP-Ringier Kunstverlang AG, Zurich ISBN: 2-940271-39-9

2001 Ugly , Hatje Cantz, Germany ISBN: 978- 3-7757-1105-8

2001 Drawing Catalogue, JRP Editions, ISBN: 2-940271-09-7



2010 Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art, S.M.A.K. MSK Gent

2010 21st CENTURY, Art in the First Decade, Queensland Art Gallery, AU

2010 Make-Up, Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, avedition

2010 When a Tree Falls in The Forest…Solyst Castle Park, DK

2010 Make Yourself at Home, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, DK

2010 This Modern World? (curated by Mathieu Borysevicz), Shanghai, CN

2010 Contact Photography Festival, Toronto, CA

2010 Adaptation, Between Species, The Power Plant, Toronto, CA

2009 The Reach of Realism, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL

2009 Helvetia, Kunstsammlung 1998-2009

2009 Darkside 2–Photographic Power and Violence, Disease and Death, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Steidl

2009 Prepare For Pictopia, (for the exhibition Pictoplasma) Haus der Culteren Welt, Berlin, Gemany

Tribu, F.I.S.C.O.09, Silvia Fanti

2008 Hell Bound, New Gothic Art, Francesca Gavin 

2008 Pie Bible, Moderne Kunst Nüunberg, M+M, D

2008 Transkultura (catalogue), Bunker Sztuki, Krakow, PL

2008 The Whitney Biennial 2008, Whitney Catalogue

2008 Laughing in a Foreign Language, The Hayward, London, UK,  2008

2008 Bernhard Willhem, Het Totaal Rappel, 2008

2008 Puma/Serpentine, Benefit Publication, curated by John Armleder

2007       Masks Are Us, Eleanor Heartney, James Cohan Gallery, New York

2006 Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Collection, Art Centre Rua das Fisgas, Cascais, PT


2006 Human Game Winners and Losers, (ed. Francesco Bonami, Maria Luisa Frisa, Stefano 

Tonchi) Stazione Leopolda, Florence, IT, 21 June-21 July 

2006 Imagination Becomes Reality Part IV Borrowed Images, (ed. Jan Seewald, Stephen

Urbaschek), Munich, D 

2006 Nuit Blanche 7 October 2006, in association with La Mairie de Paris, Nicolas Bourriaud and

Jerome Sans, Paris, FR

2006 Elend  (ed. frauke Boggasch and Dominik Sittig) in association with the institute for modern

Art Nuremburg, D 

2006 La Maison de La Culture d’amiens as part of  D’Etonnants Detours Amiens, FR

2006 Cahiers du Fonds National D’art Contemporain no 7, in association with centre des arts

Plastiques, Paris

2006 Impakt Festival 2006, The Great Outdoors, August 2327, Ultrecht, NL

2006 Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de castilla y léon Collection Volume 1 pub. MUSAC Leon        

2006 Photography 2006 Les Recontres D’Arles 37th Edition Published by Actes Sud, FR

2006 ETC., Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York 9/05-1/06 

2006 20 years at Kunsthalle St. Gallen 1985-2005, ed. Gianni Jetzer in association with JRP,

Ringer, Zürich, CH

2005 Olaf Breuning, They Live, Published Chapter, Wales, UK, Sept-Oct 

2005 When Humor Becomes Painful, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zürich, CH

2005 UBS Art Guide Zürich-Bahnhafstrasse, text by Dr Markus Stegmann, CH

2005 Burlesques Contemporains, Beaux Arts Magazine

2005 Photo Suisse, ed. Christian Eggenberger and Lars Muller in collaboration with Swiss Foundation

for Photography, Baden, CH

2005 Prêts à prêter Acquisitions et rapport d’activitiés 2000/2004 Frac Provence-Alpes-Côtes

d’Azur,  ed.  Isthme Editions, FR

2005 La Beaute Du Geste L’Art Contemporain et le Sport, Ed. Jean-Marc Huitorel, Paris, FR

2005 Falk Richter: Electronic City, in association with Staatstheatre Stuttgart, October 

2005 Magasin 1986-2006, Yves Aupetitallot pub. JRP Ringer

2004 Dream Extensions, S.M.A.K., Gent, BE

2004 Stellar, Issue 13 Third Person Publication in association with Griezdale Arts, UK

2004 Very New Art, 2004 Volume 56 no. 847  

2004 Jan Avgikos, I Am The Walrus, Cheim & Read, New York

2004 Paris Photo, Pictures of the World-Switzerland, Salon international de la Photographie Paris

2004 K48 Is An Animal, K48 Presents, CA 

2003 Mars, Kunst und Krieg (ed. Peter Weibel, Günther Holler-Schuster), Neue Galerie Graz, 


2003 Fast Forward Media Art Sammlung Goetz, Ingvild Goetz / Stephan Urbascheck, D

2003 Enviromalice on the cruzifiction waltzer, Roadshow Griezedale Arts Projects, Griezedale, UK

2003 Urban Diaries; Young Swiss Art, Madrid, ES

2003 Durchzug / Draft, 20 Jahre Stiftung Binz 39, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, CH

2003 MECHANICAL AMERICAN Viedeoshow 01, Frantiska and Tim Gilman-Sevcik, Display Gallery,

Prague, CZ

2002 MIUZE, Olaf Breuning, (ed. Gianni Jetzer), Sticher Printing AG, Emmenbrücke, CH

2002 T-Shirt, Paris, Editions Assouline, FR

2002 Out of Control, Liverpool Biennale, UK

2002 Tutto Normale, Villa Medici, Rome, IT

2002 Hamish MeKay Gallery, NZ 

2002 Umbau (Schrägspur), Hamburger Kunsthalle, D

2002 Spring Forward, (Cur.Simon Watson), Downtown Arts Festival; Chanel Boutique, New York 

2002 La Feria de las Tentaciones, Ediicion Madrid, Madrid, ES

2001 Juri Steiner, Seedam Kulturzentrum, Fotografie – eine zweidimensionale Bühne für aufgeladene Räume, Spring

2001 Les 32 dessins d’Olaf Breuning, (ed. Air de Paris), JRP Editions, FR

2001 gravità ZERO, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, IT 

2001 Printemps de septembre Théâtres du Fantastique, Fondation Cartier pour l’Art Contemporain, Paris, FR

2001 C’est pas du cinéma, le Fresony, FR

2001 Waldexpolsion, Helmhaus Zürich, CH

2001 Group, Artspace, Aukland, NZ

2001 Extra, (ed. Marc-Olivier Wahler), Swiss Institute- Contemporary Art, Christoph Merian Verlag, CH

2000 Close up, Kunstverein Freiburg im Marienbad/ Baselland/ Hannover Freiburg

2000 Guarene Arte 2000, Fondazione Sandretto Rebaudengo per l’Arte, Torino, IT

2000 Eidgenössiche Preise für freie Kunst 2000, Bundesamt für Kultur, Fri-Art, Fribourg, CH

2000 Cream, London, Phaidon Press

2000 Kunst.Welt. Stadt. Zürich, Zürcher Kantonalbank, Zürich, CH

2000 The separate Optimists, Exhibition catalogue. Utrecht, NL

2000 Hypermental. Wahnhafte Wirklichkeit 1950-2000. Von Salvador Dali bis Jeff Koons, Kunsthaus Zürich/ Kunsthalle Hamburg

2000 Transfert. Kunst im urbanen Raum, Wahler, (ed. Marc-Olivier) Ausstellungskatalog. Biel, CH

2000 Let’s Entertain: Life’s Guilty Pleasures, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

1999 Eidgenössiche Preise für freie Kunst 1999, Bundesamt für Kultur, Kunsthalle Zürich,


1999 Missing link. Menschen – Bilder in der Fotografie, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland

1999 Transfer, Istituto Svizzero Roma, IT

1999 Le Repubbliche dell’Arte, Schweiz, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, IT

1999 Young. Neue Fotografie in der Schweizer Kunst, Fotomuseum Winterthur, CH

1999 Come in and Find out, vol.2., ( Ed. Klara Wallner), Berliner Kulturveranstaltungs GmbH, D

1999 Kunst bei Rignier 1995-1998, (Ed. Beatrix Ruf), Ringier AG, Zürich, CH

1998 Olaf Breuning (ed. Beatrix Ruf), Kunsthaus Glarus, CH

1999 Eidgenössische Preise für freie Kunst 1998, Bundesamt für Kultur, Museum zu

1999 Allerheiligen Schaffhausen, CH

1999 Olaf Breuning, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, CH

1999 Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer. Junge Schweizer Kunst mit Gästen, Kunsthaus Zürich, CH

1997 Gewebeprobe. Kunst aus Schaffhausen, Kunstverein Schaffhausen, Museum zu

Allerheiligen Schaffhausen, CH

1996 Die Klasse. Studienbereich Fotografie, Schule für Gestaltung Zürich, Museum für Gestaltung

Zürich, CH



2020 Honorary Companion ZHdK, Zuerich

2000 Manor-Kunstpreis, Schaffhausen

2000 Bundesstipendium freie Kunst 

2000 Kiefer-Hablitzel Stipendium

1999 Bundesstipendium freie Kunst 

1999 Kiefer-Hablitzel Stipendium 

1999 Moët-Chandon Stipendium 

1999 Atelierstipendium New York, Stadt Zürich

1998 Bundesstipendium freie Kunst

1998 UBS-Werkjahrstipendium

1998 Atelierstipendium Rom, Istituto Svizzero

1997 Atelierstipendium BINZ 39, Zürich


PUBLIC AND PRIVATE COLLECTIONS (will be updated soon!)

AROS, Aarhus, DK

Bank Julius Bär & Co. AG, Zürich, CH

Collection Rignier, Zurich, CH

Collection Zellweger-Luwa, Uster, CH

Collection Schweizer Rück, Zürich, CH

Collezione La Gaia, Brusca, IT

Elipse Foundation, Lisabon, PT

FRAC Bourgogne, FR


Grafische Sammlung des Museums für Gestaltung, Zurich, CH

Kunsthalle Hamburg, D

Kunsthaus Glarus, CH

Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, CH

Louisiana Museum, Copenhagen, DK

Musée d’Art Moderne/ Centre de Création Industrielle, FR

Museum zu Allerheiligen, Schaffhausen, CH

Sammlung Falkenberg, Hamburg, D

UBS Collection, CH

Sammlung Goetz, München, D

Zürcher Kantonalbank, Zürich, CH

Saatchi Collection, London, UK