Redling Fine Art

Brian O'Connell

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Born in Leuven, Belgium
Lives in Los Angeles

2002 Masters of Fine Arts, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA
1996 Fulbright Scholarship, Institute for Media Studies, University of Siegen, Germany
1995 Bachelor of Arts, German Studies, Columbia University, New York (magna cum laude)

Solo Exhibitions and Projects
2016 PALOMAR, Laure Genillard, London
2013 Walls & Lights, 6757 Santa Monica Blvd, July 13th – August 17th, 2013, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
2012 Openings to the water..., Protocinema, Istanbul
Ways and Means, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
2011 Harry & Pete (collaboration with Todd Bourret), Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn
2010 The Illusion of Plans, Dorsch Gallery, Miami
2009 Structural, Uncontrolled, Hollywood, Political, Auteur, Cosmic, Happy, Sad, and Ordinary, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
Concrete Boat Project, produced on the beach by Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles
2008 Forms in the Realm of Time, Laure Genillard, London
2007 House Beautiful, Adamski-Berlin, Berlin
2005 Flashbulbs: The Central Library Project, Central Library, Leuven, Belgium Mourning, High Quality, Bad Luck, Adamski Gallery, Aachen, Germany
2003 To My Child-Friend, Adamski Gallery, Aachen, Germany
2002 Here Between There, Adamski Gallery, Aachen, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions and Projects
2018 Ten Year, Redling Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
2014 Made in L.A., Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
2013 Architecture Undigested, curated by Jessica Silverman, Fused Space, San Francisco
2012 Model Theories, FordPROJECT, New York
2011 The Fluxus Shop, artist multiples at Performa Hub, Performa 11, New York
Norfolk, Thierry Goldberg Projects, New York
Everything Must Go, Casey Kaplan, New York
Let Us Make Cake, Nuit Blanche New York and Light Harvest Studios, New Museum, New York
Aftermath: Objects from Projects, curated by Laure Genillard, Chelsea Space, London Information Economy, Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn
2010 Greater New York, MoMA PS1, Queens
2009 Fluffers II, (contributing artist) by Mark and Stephen Beasley, White Columns, New York
Presque Rien III (Next to Nothing), Laure Genillard Hanway Place, London
Another Air, Alessandra Bonomo Gallery, Rome
Sculpture Seminar: Concrete Boat-building: Its Technique and Its Future, sponsored by The University of Trash, Sculpture Center, Queens
2008 Standard Sizes, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Hey Hey Glossolalia, Creative Time, New York
2007 Presque Rien I (Next To Nothing), Laure Genillard, London
A for Alibi, De Appel, Amsterdam
Nomadic Furniture, Vox Populi, Philadelphia
2006 Prologue, Adamski at The Rental Gallery, Los Angeles
Ideal City, Invisible Cities, Potsdam
Wilder, Eames, Essenwin and Leeds, Inaugural Commision for Schürmann Berlin, Berlin
Ideal City, Invisible Cities, Zamosc, Poland
Back and Forth, 29th Duisburger Akzente, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
A is for Alibi, Uqbar Foundation, University Museum Utrecht, Utrecht
2005 Menschensgladbach, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Never Odd or Even: Marres Center for Contemporary Art, Maastricht, NL
Book as Object and Performance, Gigantic Art Space, New York
2004 Summer Camp, Adamski Gallery, Aachen, Germany
Mengenbüro, The Changing Room, Stirling, Scotland
2003 Good Words and Credentials, Columbia University, New York
Gibt’s mich wirklich, K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfallen, Düsseldorf
Float, Socrates Sculpture Park, New York
Drawing Show, Adamski Gallery, Aachen, Germany
Drive into the Sunset, Western Front Society Gallery, Vancouver
2002 Making, LACMALab, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
TONIGHT, Schnittraum, Cologne

2009 About Thick Air and the Frustration of Distance in Time and Space, About Riddles, Simon Dybbroe Møller: Kompendium, Kunstverein Hannover, Frankfurter Kunstverein and JRP press
2008 DEMONOLOGY: Hey Hey Glossolalia, Creative Time, New York. Ghostly Media: What Would an Invoking Medium Look Like? Art and Research, Glasgow School of Art
2007 A for Alibi, Uqbar Foundation, Sternberg Press, Berlin/New York
Art and Research, Glasgow School of Art, vol. 1 and 2, available at
2006 Ideal City, Invisible Cities, European Art Projects, Potsdam Back and Forth, Westdeutsche Zeitung insert, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Germany
2005 Flashbulbs, The Central Library Project, The University Library of the KUL, Leuven Belgium
2003 Gibt’s mich wirklich, Vier Räume aus der Sammlung Schürmann, K21, Kunstsammlung
Nordrhein-Westfallen, Düsseldorf