Sven Kroner

Born in Kempten, Germany, 1973
Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

www.svenkroner.de

Education
1998 Travel stipend Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
1994-2000 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany (Prof. Dieter Krieg)

Awards
2000 Förderpreis Junge Kunst, Stadtlohn, Germany
1999 Paul Strecker Preis für Malerei, Mainz, Germany

Solo exhibitions
Sven Kroner, Galerie der Stadt Backnang, Backnang, Germany (forthcoming)
In the Studio, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2016
Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany
Stedelijk Museum Kampen, The Netherlands
2015
Inside Out, Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
2014
Paraskeva, Galerie Jochen Hempel, Berlin, Germany
I'm Just a Dream, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2013
Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
2012
I'm Just a Dream,  Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Blue Moon Sinking from the Weight of the Load, Marc Straus Gallery, New York, USA
2011
Past Present Future, Sies + Höke Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany
Harvest, LVR Römermuseum Xanten / Kunstverein Xanten, Germany
The Air Was Magic When We Played, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2008
Winterlong, Gallery Sies + Hoeke, Duesseldorf, Germany
Hidden path, Yvon Lambert, New York, United States
Like a Hurricane, Gemeente Museum Helmond, The Netherlands
2007
Witterung, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2005
Be on my side, Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany
Islands, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
2004
Fog, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2003
Images, Sies + Höke Galerie, Dusseldorf, Germany
2002
Schneebilder, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
WIRKLICH UTOPISCH, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Germany
2001
Landesmuseum, Mainz, Germany
2000
Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1999
Kunstverein Xanten, Germany
Freundeskreis Wilhelmshohe e. V., Ettlingen, Germany
Galerie Claudia Gross-Selbeck, Düsseldorf, Germany
1998
Villa de Bank, Enschede, The Netherlands

Group exhibitions
2016
Perfect World, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren, Germany
2015
Krachtwerken, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands
2014
The Hidden Picture, ING Art Collection, COBRA Museum, Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Wahreheiten, zeitgenössische Kunst im Dialog mit alten Meister, Bayer Kulturhaus, Leverkusen, Germany
2013
Schone Landschaft / Bedrohte Natur, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche Osnabrück
For the Sake of Paint 2, The Flood, Witeveen, visual Art Centre, Amsterdam
Haltlose Gründe, Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt, Germany
Landschaft in schwaben heute, Schwäbische Galerie im Kloster Oberschönefeld, Gessertshausen, Germany
Kanaalwerken, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands
Natuurlijk Collection De Heus-Zomer, Museum Belvedere, Heerenveen, The Netherlands
Le peintre de la vie moderne, Galerie Jochen Hempel, Leipzig, Germany
The Glorious Rise and Fall.....(and so on) part 1, Curated by Marjan Teeuwen, KW14, 's-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Present Presence, Jan van Eyck Academy, Maastricht, The Netherlands
2012
OH CRISIS! #3 - leven voorbij de crisis / life beyond the crisis, Frankendael Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
De kleur van water, the ING Art Collection, Zuiderzee Museum, Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
2011
Scenery, het landschap in de 21e eeuw, 37 PK, Haarlem, The Netherlands
Jetzt ins von der Heydt Museum, Von der Heydt Museum Wuppertal, GermanyAfter the gold rush, Kunstverein Speyer, Germany
Gegenfeuer 3, Institut Rheinumschlag, Düsseldorf Germany
2010
I Don't Need Fancy, Villa de Bank, Enschede, The Netherlands
2009
Group Show, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Achtung Baby. Een keuze uit de collectie hedendaagse kunst, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands
2008
Heimgehen, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany
2007
Size Matters: XXL, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY, United States
Traumschiff Malerei (Sechs Positionen junger deutscher Kunst), Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Germany
Creme de la Creme, Gemeentemuseum, Helmond, The Netherlands
Ziemlich Hoch; Das Alpine in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Germany
2006
Group Show with Gallery Artists, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Autonomia, Galerie LUMC, Leiden, The Netherlands
Vincent van Gogh en het Expressionisme, Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Full House- Gesichter einer Sammlung, Kunsthalle Manheim, Germany
Innenschau-Ausenschau, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Germany
Verstehen braucht kontext II, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, Germany
Aprés-moi, Le Déluge, f a projects, London, United Kingdom
Iconica, Museo Patio Herreriano, Valladolid, Spain
Opterracuna (with Ola Kolehmainen, Anton Henning and Anj Smith), Robert Miller Gallery, New York, United States
Figuring the landscape, Contemporary Art Galleries at The University of Connecticut, United States
Another world, Part 1, Arario Gallery, Seoul
2005
Smile away the parties and champagne, Gemeentemuseum, Helmond, The Netherlands
Le peintre de la vie moderne/ The painter of modern life, Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands
2004
Latest Paintings, Galleria Lia Rumma, Milan, Italy
Tombe la neige, Anne de Villepoix, Paris, France
Der Weise Tod, Kunstforum und Heimatmuseum, Montafon, Austria
Wings of Art. Motiv Flugzeug, Ludwich Forum, Aachen, Germany
2003
Wet Paint, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
How high can you fligh, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland
Galerie Wittenbrink, München, Germany
Rückblende: Hochsommer, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Germany
2002
Der Berg, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Germany
2001
Group show, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Trendwände, Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Germany
Acryl auf Nessel, Art Agents Gallery, Hamburg, Germany
1999
Artoll Labor, Bedburg-Hau, Germany
Junge Kunst, Dösen, Amerreller, Galerie Timm Gierig, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Höhe x Breite, Bayerische Landesbank, Luxembourg
1997
Die Klasse Krieg 2, Galerie Timm Gierig, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
1996
Eiskeller, Freundeskreis Wilhelmshöhe e.V. Ettlingen und Galerie ArtContact, Karlsruhe, Germany

Bibliography

Publications

Sven Kroner
with texts by Rudi Fuchs, Nadia Ismai, Stan Petrusa, Oliver Zybok, 2017

Sven Kroner, Inside Out
with texts by Rosa Juno Streekstra, 2015

Sven Kroner, Expecting to Fly
with texts by Nadia Ismail, Simone Lucas, 2013

Witterung
with texts by Merel van Tilburg, Simone Lucas, 2007

Human Highway
with texts by Xander Karskens, Nadia Schneider, 2004

2014
Sven Kroner
author(s): Lilian Bense
newspaper/magazine: (H)Art, no. 129

Schilderijen met een kloeke klont surrealisme
author(s): Hans den Hartog Jager
newspaper/magazine: NRC

Sven Kroner

author(s): Nadia Ismail, Simone Lucas
catalogue: Sven Kroner

2011
The air was magic when we played
author(s): Sander J. Dekker
catalogue: Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam

author(s): Rudi Fuchs
catalogue:Kijken, een leesboek over kunst

Bij Kroner kijken mensen niet naar Gods werk
author(s): Lennard Dost
newspaper/magazine: Het Parool

2009

Beckettiaans landschap
author(s): Rudi Fuchs
newspaper/magazine: De Groene Amsterdammer

2008
Sven Kroner
author(s): Carol Diehl
newspaper/magazine: Art in America

Hidden Path
author(s): Merel van Tilburg
catalogue: Gallery Yvon Lambert, New York

Sven Kroner
catalogue: Sies + Höke

Cliche cultuur
author(s): Frits de Coninck
newspaper/magazine: Het Financieele Dagblad

Kroner + Weischer
author(s): Robbert Roos
newspaper/magazine: Kunstbeeld, no. 2

2007
Witterung
author(s): Merel van Tilburg, Simone Lucas
catalogue: Galerie Fons Welters

2006
Eigenlijk gewoon koud
author(s): Wieteke van Zeil
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant

In View, Opterracuna, Robert Miller Galery
author(s): Jonathan T.D. Neil
newspaper/magazine: Modern Painters

Le peintre de la vie moderne
author(s): Manuel Klappe
newspaper/magazine: Tubelight, no. 42

Iconica
author(s): Pablo Lorca

De Eneco Kunstcollectie

2005
Lang leve de schilderkunst, maar niet zonder digitale camera en computer
author(s): Margriet van Seumeren

Schilders van het moderne leven in Museum de Paviljoens; Alles staat op instorten
author(s): Janneke Wesseling
newspaper/magazine: NRC

2004
Sven Kroner
newspaper/magazine: NRC

Human Highway
author(s): Xander Karskens, Nadia Schneider
catalogue: Galerie Fons Welters

Sven Kroner
catalogue: Sies + Höke

2003
Sven Kroner
newspaper/magazine: ART Das Kunstmagazin

Eine rosa erdbeerquarklawine
newspaper/magazine: St. Galler tagblatt

Gemalte Versatzstücke
newspaper/magazine: Neue Zürcher Zeitung

Schneeschlacht in Acrylmasse
author(s): Helga Meister
newspaper/magazine: WZ

Alles so schön bunt hier!
author(s): Claudia Kock Marti
newspaper/magazine: Die Südostschweiz

Heimweh-Idylle uber dem Abgrund
author(s): Cristiane Dressler
newspaper/magazine: Rheinische Post

Flüge in unbekannten Höhen
newspaper/magazine: Die Südostschweiz

Ruckblende: Hochsommer. Gemalde, Fotografien, Experimente
newspaper/magazine: Kunsthausheft, no. 1, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren

2002
Een nieuw realisme
author(s): Riki Simons
newspaper/magazine: Elsevier, no. 44

Schneebilder
author(s): Adolf H. Kerkhoff
catalogue: Galerie Fons Welters

Sven Kroner
author(s): Rutger Pontzen and Ellen Reitsma
newspaper/magazine: Vrij Nederland

2001
Blick zuruck mit Ironie
author(s): Katharina Deschka
newspaper/magazine: Frankfurter Algemeine

Bierselig Dunkles
author(s): Michael Crus
newspaper/magazine: Frankfurter Randschau

Manchmal ist mehr wirklich mehr
author(s): Claus Ambrosius
newspaper/magazine: MRZ

Aus der Vogelperspektive einer Kuh
author(s): Eva-Susanna Wodarz
newspaper/magazine: Wiesbadener Kurier

Von Prozessen und Provokationen
author(s): Claus Ambrosius
newspaper/magazine: MRZ

2000
Contouren gaan op in de nacht
author(s): Erik Hagoort
newspaper/magazine: de Volkskrant