Born in 1962, Dunaújváros (Hungary)
Lives and works in Amsterdam
www.gaborosz.com
 
Studies, scholarships, awards, residences
2010 BMW Prize, Paris Photo (FR)
2009-2010 Project subsidy from Foundation for Art, Design & Architecture, Amsterdam (NL)
2005  Artist-in-Residence, Villa Arson, centre national d’art contemporain, Nice (FR)
2002 Residence program, Project Atelier-Berlin from the Foundation for Art Design & Architecture(D)
2001 Grant of Centre National de l’Audiovisuel’s Mosaïque Programme Awards,
Luxembourg (LU)
1999 Vrije Opdracht Fotografie, Amsterdam’s Foundation for Art, Amsterdam (NL)
1998, 2006 Basisbeurs, grant from Foundation for Art, Design & Architecture, Amsterdam (NL)
2001, 2003,
2004
Werkbeurs, grant from Foundation for Art, Design & Architecture, Amsterdam (NL)
1993–1994 Residence at Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunst, Amsterdam (NL)
1992 Artist-in-Residence, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York (USA)
1992 Study grant, Soros Foundation, Budapest (H)
1988 Grant of Derkovits, Székesfehérvár (H)
1986 Smohay-Prize, Szt. István Király Múzeum Székesfehérvár (H)
1982–1986 Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest (H)
   
Solo shows
2014 Das Fenster, Van der Grinten gallery, Cologne (DE)
2013 Three by Three, Netwerk, Aalst (BE)
Three by Three, Ludwig- Contemporary Museum, Budapest (H)
2012 Das Fenster, Vintage Gallery, Budapest (H)
Ontology at Loop, Barcelona (ES)
New works at Van der Grinten galllery, Cologne
2010

From Pigment to Light – Blow-up, Focus Lodz Biennale 2010 (PL)
Solo Presentation, Paris Photo, Paris (FR)

2009 Colors of black & white, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris (FR)
Echoes – with Yann Gross, Gallery World’s End Contemporary, London (GB)
Works, Museum Kranenburg (D)
2007 Solo presentation Art Amsterdam, Amsterdam (NL)
Space Monochrome, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris (FR)
2006 Space Monochrome, Galerie Van der Grinten, Cologne (D)
Camera Architectura, Gallery Quai 1. Images’06/ Vevey (CH)
2005 Constructed View (with Attila Csörgő), Galerie Willem van Zoetendaal,
Amsterdam (NL)
2004 Permanent Daylight, Galerie Willem van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam (NL)
Liquid Horizon, Büro für Fotos, Cologne (D)
Camera Architectura, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris (FR)
2003 The Prora Project, Büro für Fotos, Cologne (D)
The Prora Project, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris (FR)
Liquid Horizon, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal (CA)
2002 Liquid Horizon, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague (NL)
Liquid Horizon with sculptures of Asger Jorn, Galerie Loevenbruck, Paris (FR)
Liquid Horizon 2, Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Nijmegen (NL)
The Prora Project, Galerie Willem van Zoetendaal, Amsterdam (NL)
2001 Liquid Horizon, Ludwig Museum, Budapest (cat.) (H)
Liquid Horizon, CCC, Tours, Tours (cat.) (FR)
Liquid Horizon, Museum Schlo_ Moyland, Cleve (cat.) (D)
Landscapes of the Atlantic Wall, Vishal, Haarlem (NL)
Landscapes of the Atlantic Wall, Kunstraum Fuhrwerkswaage, Cologne (cat.) (D)
1998 Wall Monochrome, Szt. István Király Múzeum, Székesfehérvár (cat.) (H)
Tautologies, (Projections) Sala Do Resco, Lisbon (cat.) (P)
1997 The Picture of Light, Liget Gallery, Budapest (H)
1996 Wall Monochrome, Zichy Gallery, Leiden (NL)
Reconstruction, Eveart Gallery, Budapest (H)
1992 Pictures on the wall, /jlak Gallery, Budapest (H)
Pictures on the wall, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, New York (USA)
1991 Pictures on the wall, Szt. István Király Múzeum, Székesfehérvár (cat.) (H)
1990 Pictures on the wall, Studio Gallery, Budapest (H)
1989 MM Gallery, Utrecht (NL)
Paper works, FMK Gallery, Budapest (cat.) (H)
1988 Hungarian Academy of Fine Arts (cat.) (H)
   
Selected group shows
2014 The Prehistory of the image, Artefact festival, STUK, Leuven (BE)
2013 Hungarian Art Photography in the New Millennium, National Gallery, Budapest (H)
Solo presentation by Gallery Loevenbruck - Paris Photo, Los Angeles (USA)
Still, MODEM, Modern Museum Debrecen (H)
2012 Habita(n)t, Rabo Art Zone, Rabobank Collection, Utrecht (NL)
Cinematic, Voorkamer, Lier (BE)
2011 'Radical Autonomy 2' curator: Arno Rosmalen, Netwerk, Aalst, (BE)
'Photo 3.0'. Eidhoven (NL)
Van Spaarnwoude naar Dreef', curator: Tanya Rumpff, Provinciehuis, Haarlem (NL)
2010 Diep, Festival de la côte d’albâtre - les impressionnistes, Dieppe (FR)
Panorama Kijk duin, Stroom, Den Haag (NL)
2009 Amsterdam, Groupshow at Ron Mandos Galerie, Amsterdam (NL)
Raum sichten – Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn (D)
2008-2009 Nature as Artifice. New Dutch Landscape in Photography and Video Art;
Kröller-Möller Museum, Otterlo (NL);Pinakothek der Moderne, München (D);
Aperture Gallery, NY; George Eastman House, NY (USA)
2008 Bouw in Beeld (Building in Image) travelling award show: The Hague, Municipal Center; Amsterdam, Music Gebouw; Eindhoven, Municipal Center (NL)
2007 Mosaïque Programme Awards, Luxembourg (L)
2006 Tiefebene Hochkant, Actuelle Kunst aus Ungarn, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein,
Berlin (D)
2005–2006 Dutch Photography, Seoul (KOR)
2005 Munch Revisited, Ausstellungshalle, Dortmund (D)
2005 Constructed Moment, K4, Den Bosch (NL)
2005 Confrontation, FOAM, Amsterdam (NL)
2004 Confrontation, Le mois de la photo · Paris - Institut Néerlandais, Paris (FR)
2003 Entracte, Büro für Fotos, Cologne (D)
2002-2003 Link, a proposal for Municipal Acquisitions; Photography, Stedelijk Museum,
Amsterdam (NL)
2003 Art from a Natural Source, Kaap Helder (NL)
2003 Biennale Le mois de la Photo · Montréale, Montreal (CAN)
2001 ‘naturea’, Ruhrlandmuseum Essen/ Kunsthaus, Essen (D)
1996 Vide-Cultura, Haarlem (NL)
1996 Jenseits von Kunst, Ludwig Museum, Budapest (H)
1992 Kunst und Zeit – Ungarn, München/ Bonn (D)
1988 Young Artist Festival, Moscow (RUS)
1985 Drei Generationen in der ungarischen Kunst, Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum
Joanneum, Graz (AUT)
   
Publications
2013 Three by Three, MER, paper kunsthalle, text by the artist.
2006 Camera Architectura, Monografik editions, Blou, text by the artist.
2001 The Liquid Horizon, Büro für Fotos, Cologne and Ludwig Múzeum Budapest, text by Maria Tappeiner, Gábor Ösz.
2000 Die Meereslandschaften des Atlantikwalls, Fuhrwerkswaage-Kunstraum, Cologne, text by Sigrid Schneider.
1998 Tautologies (Projections), Sala Do Risco, Lissabon, text by Gábor Ösz.
1998 Wall Monochrome, Isván Király Múzeum, Székesfehérvár, text by Attila Csörgö, Willem Elias, Gábor Ösz.
1995 Associations, Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, Amsterdam, text by Anna Best, Walter van der Cruijsen, Jozef van der Heijden, Gábor Ösz, Herman Pitz, Georgina Starr, Stefan Zeyen.
1991 Pictures on the Wall, István Király Múzeum, Székesfehérvár, text by Gábor Ösz.
1988 (1984-'88), exhibition catalogue, Barcsay Hall, text by Lóránd Hegyi.
   
Films
2014 Das Fenster, multi-layered installation with looped color single channel HD projection & analogue16mm filmloops
2012 Tautology, looped color single channel HD projection 1080 x 1980, sound, 6'38"
2011 Ontology, looped color single channel HD projection 1080 x 1980, sound, 6'02"
2010 Blow-Up, color and b&w single channel HD projection 1080 x 1980, sound, 8'02"
2009 From Pigment to Light, one channel HD projection 1080x1980p, 5’ 23” (edition of 5)
2005 Travelling Landscapes, 576 x 720 PAL progressive, color video loop from 9”
sequence (edition of 9)
2003 Liquid Horizon, documentary dvd, color, 22’, by the artist
2002-06 The Prora Project, documentary dvd, color, 22’30”, by Maria Tappeiner, Gábor Ősz
   

Press review

2000 Kerstin Stremmel »Wer vieles bringt – 14. Internationale Photoszene Köln«
in: Stadtrevue, September – (D)
2001 "Garde à vue" by Bénédicte Ramade in: L'oeil n° 527 (July/August) – (FR)
"L'Eveil du regard" by Jérome Diacre in: Art Présence N° 40 (October/December) – (FR)
Gérard Terfloth »The Liquid Horizon im Grafischen Kabinett auf Schloss Moyland, (D)
Bunker am Atlantikwall dienten Ösz als Kamera«, in: Kleve Kurier, 30 September
2001 – (D)
»Das Meer und der Bunker«, in: Ärzte Zeitung nr. 151, vom 29. August 2001 – (D)
Pan Emmerik: Wat de bunker zag, in NRC Handelsblad, 21 December 2001 – (NL)
2002 Aden, exhibition review by Emmanuelle Lequeux in: supplement Spectacle du Monde (June 2002) – (FR)
Exhibition review by Henri François Debailleux in: Libération (June 4 2002) – (FR)
Exhibition review by JLA in: La plume (June 21st 2002) – (FR)
Exhibition review by Helene Sirven in: Paris Art.com (June 2002) –(FR)
"Gábor Ösz, le 'faire' du temps" by Michelle Debat in: Exporevue (May 2002) – (FR)
2003 Aden, exhibition review by Nicolas Thely in: Le Monde (March 2003) – (FR)
"Gábor Ösz chambres avec vue" by Lars Desmakers in: L'Oeil (April 2003) – (FR)
Susanne Boecker »Ein Naturelebnis wird touristisch vermarktet«, in: Kölner Stadtanzeiger 17/18 April 2003 (D)
Alice Koegel »Gábor Ösz – Prora Project«, in: Stadtrevue, März 2003 – (D)
Ralph Alexowitz »Gábor Ösz«, in: Prinz, März 2003 – (D)
Georg Nägele »Mit der Camera Obscura in Nazi-Ruinen«, in: Kunstmarkt.com, 14 February 2003 – (D)
»Artist vision is down to earth«, in: The Gazette, Montreal, 28 August 2003 – (CAN)
Lyne Crevier »Bunkers sur mer«, in: Ici, 18 August 2003 – (CAN)
Diane Charbonneau »Gabor Ösz, L’horizon Fluide in Collage«
Automne 2003 – Montreal, (CAN)
Lavina Garulli/ Valentina Sansone: Focus Photograpy, Flash Art, October – (IT)
2004 Barbara Hess »Gabor Ösz im Büro für Fotos«, in: Kunst-Bulletin, Nr.6 – (D)
Eddy Marsman »Ruimte als fototoestel«, in: NRC Handelsblad,
20 February 2004 – (NL)                                                   
Kerstin Stremmel »Gábor Ösz – The Liquid Horizon I & II«, in: Stadtrevue Köln,
May – (D)
»Gábor Ösz: The Liquid Horizon«, in: Zoom Magazine, Nr. 62, Mai/June – (IT)
Szilvia Hunyadi »Lakókocsi mint kamera; beszélgetés Ösz Gáborral«, in: Müértö, November 2004 – (H)
2006 Somogyi Zsófia »A kép kérdéseiröl-Ösz Gábor munkáiról«, in: Fotómüvészet
(December 2006) – (H)
2008 T. Metz, M. van den Heuvel, Nature as Artifice. New Dutch Landscape in Photography and Video Art, Nai Publishers, Rotterdam 2008 – (NL)
U. Grosenick and T. Seelig (ed.), Photo Art, The New World of Photography, Thames & Hudson, London 2008 – (UK)
M. Feil, “Meanwhile…”, in: Foam -international photography magazine (Spring 2008/ #14) – (NL)
P. Bianchi, “Ästhetik der Fotografie”, in: Kunstforum International (Bd. 192, July-August 2008) – (D)
2009 Foam, Year Book, 2008 (NL)
P. Bianchi, ‘The Aesthethics of Photography’ EXIT Express magazine (APRIL) – (ES)
E. Eelbode, A. Csörgö M. v/d Heuvel, in Texts (page 154-163),
Éditions Loevenbruck, Paris (F)
 
Works in public collections
- Fonds National d'Art Contemporain (FNAC), (FR)
- Fondation Louis Vuitton (FR)
- Frances Fondation (FR)
- FOAM-Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam (NL)
- Musée de la Roche sur Yon (FR)
- National History Museum, Arnhem (NL)
- Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam (NL)
- Frac Franche-Conté (FR)
- Gemeentemuseum The Hague (NL)
- Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest (H)
- Modern Múzeum, Pécs (H)
- Museum Schloss Moyland (D)
- Achmea Kunstcollectie (NL)
- Rabo Bank Collection (NL)