PETER LAND

Born 1966 in Aarhus, Denmark
Lives and works in Copenhagen, Denmark

Education

1988 – 1994 The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
1994 – 1995 Goldsmith College, London, UK

 

Solo exhibitions

2019 Dagens Helt, Kvindemuseet, Aarhus, Denmark
2017 Double Act – Peter Land & Hans Petri, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany
2015 Showbizz, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
PSYKOSOMATISK – gør det ondt, når du ler?, Den Frie, Copenhagen, Denmark
Peter Land, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark
2013 Absolute Perfection, Städtische Galerie Remscheid, Remsheid, Germany
Naked, Zacheta – National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
An Attempt at Reconstructing my Elementary School Class, Based on my Memory, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Absolute Perfection, Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany
2012 Poisonous Pedagogics, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skarhamn, Sweden
Springtime, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
2011 Peter Land, Holstebro Kunstmuseum, Holstebro, Denmark
Odd Size, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 The Road Home, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2009 Peter Land, Dark Rococco, Galleria Sonia Rosso, Torino, Italy
Peter Land, The Lake, Turku Art Museum, Turku, Finland
2008 Darlings, fondazione march, Padova, Italy
Darlings, Landesgalerie Linz, Linz, Austria
2007 Darlings, Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
2006 The First Day at School, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2005 Hasty Departure, Espai 13, Fundación Miró, Barcelona, Spain
2004 Benevolent Monsters and Other Pictures, Galleria Sonia Rosso, Turin, Italy
Nemo on the Borderline, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003 The Ride, Salzburger Kunstverein, Austria
2002 MAMCO, Musee d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneve, Switzerland
The Ride, X-rummet, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris, France
2001 Villa Markel, Galerie der Stadt Esslingen, Esslingen, Germany (catalogue)
Herzliya Museum of Art, Herliya, Israel
2000 Peter Land, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland (catalogue)
An Introduction to my Videoworks, The Lux, Centre for Film, Video & Digital Arts, London, UK
Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, Germany (catalogue)
The Lake, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
The Lake, Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany
1999 Tanja Grunert & Klemens Gasser, New York, USA
Bahnwärterhaus, Galerie der Stadt Esslingen, Esslingen, Germany
Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus Schweitz Centre D’art Contemporain, Fribourg, Switzerland
1998 The Video Gallery, Museum of Modern Art Chicago, IL, USA
Project space, Cultural Centre of Fundació La Caixa, Lieda, Spain
The Cellist, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Sonia Rosso Galeria, Pordenone, Italy (catalogue)
C/O Atle Gerhardsen, Oslo, Norway
Ynglingagatan, Stockholm, Sweden
1997 WHO?… ME?, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
1996 Step Ladder Blues, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
1995 Pink Space, LXX, Aarhus, Denmark
Pink Space, NZET Projekt, Gent, Belgium
1993 Another State of Mind, Globe Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Group exhibitions (selected)

2019 Art & Porn, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark (upcoming)
Cirkus, Gl. Holtegaard, Holte, Denmark
Reshaped Reality. 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture, National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taipei City, Taiwan, La Boverie, Liège, Belgium
Art & Porn, ARoS Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
50 Years of Realism. From Photo-Realism to Virtual Reality, CCBB Cultural Center of the Brazilian Bank, Brasilia, Brazil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Si tout est sculpture, pourquoi faire de la sculpture?, NICC, Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Antwerp, Belgium
2018 50 Years of Realism. From Photo-Realism to Virtual Reality, CCBB Cultural Center of the Brazilian Bank, São Paulo, Brazil
Reshaped Reality. 50 Years of Hyperrealistic Sculpture, Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
2017 JUMP, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
GYS! Er den levende?, ARKEN, Ishøj, Denmark
Hyper Real, The National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
Cool, calm and collected, ARoS, Aarhus, Denmark
Carte Blanche, Den Franske Ambassade, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016 2nd SEA + Triennale, National Art Gallery of Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
Body and Soul, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Double Act: Art & Comedy, Bluecoat, Liverpool, UK
Escultura hiperrealista 1973 – 2016, Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain
2015 Drawings from the Ringier Collection Chapter I, Villa Flora Winterthur – Sammlung Hahnloser,Winterthur, Switzerland
Water Art. From the Museum Collection, Nordiska Akvarellmuseet, Skarhamn, Sweden
2014 Slapstick! The Art of Comedy, LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz, Austria
Weltenbummler – abenteuer kunst, Essl Museum – Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg, Austria
1984-1999. La Decennie, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
Existenzielle Bildwelten – Sammlung Reinking, Weserburg | Museum fur moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Must Go On, Rua Red – South Dublin Arts Centre, Dublin, Ireland
Coming From, Overgaden – Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Drommeland, KUNSTEN Museum of Modern Art, Aalborg, Denmark
Bodytime, Ronnebaeksholm, Naestved, Denmark
2013 Copenhagen 93, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Love me Gender, ARKEN, Ishoej, Denmark
Kiasam Hits, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasama, Helsinki, Finland
The weak sex, how are pictures the new male, Kunst Museum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Bodytime, The Skovgaard Museum, Viborg, Demark
The Naked Man, Ludwig Muzeum, Budapest, Hungary
2012 The Naked Man, Lentos Art Linz, Linz, Austria
Struggle(s), Maison Particulière, Brussels, Belgium
Look at me, Arhus Kunstbygning – Centre for Contemporary Art, Aarhus, Denmark
2011 Zwei Sammler, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Incongruous. When art makes you laugh, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Odd Size, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2010 Handlinger, Performance- og lydkunst, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark
Fotografier / Photographs, Den Kongelige Kobberstiksamling, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
Everyday Ideologies – Zeitläufe Lebenswege, Kunstmuseum Kloster, Magdeburg, Germany
2009 Kunstfehler – Fehlerkunst, Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany
Gestern oder im 2. Stock – Karl Valentin, Komik und Kunst seit 1948, Münchner Stadtmuseum, Munich, Germany
While we are waiting (for the new space), Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
VRAOUM! Bande desinnee et Art contemporain, La maison rouge, Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France
2008 Sound of Art. Music in the Visual Arts. Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria
Socle du Monde, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark
Laughing in a Foreign Language, The Hayward, London, UK (catalogue)
15 Years Anniversary Exhibition, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Contemplating modern art, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
176 Gallery, London, UK
SuperNatural, Centra Cultural Andtrax, Mallorca, Spain
Blased Allegories: Works from the Ringier Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
2007 Idylle. Traum und Trugschluss, Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Remsheid, Germany
Passion for Art, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
(H)EROS, Musée d’Art moderne et d’Art contemporain de la Ville de Liège, Liège, Belgium
Comix, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark (catalogue)
IMAGES OF MAN today, ARKEN Museum for Moderne Kunst, Ishøj, Denmark
Idilio I, DA2- Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca, Spain
All about Laughter, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
Silly Adults, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
her(his)tory, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece
Scheitern, Landesgalerie Linz, Linz, Austria
2006 Art, Life & Confusion, 47th October Art Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Idylle. Traum und Trugschluss, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
Fremd bin ich eingezogen, Kunsthalle Fredericianum, Kassel, Germany
Flowers in Contemporary Art, Benaki Museum, Athens, Greece
5 Tage bis zum Ende der Kunst, Kunsthalle Fredericianum, Kassel, Germany
Goethe abwarts. Deutsche Jungs etc. – The Falckenberg Collection, Monchehaus-Museum Goslar, Goslar, Germany
Nothing But Pleasure, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria
FAST video, Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark
Bjerge i dansk kunst, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark
Hit the North, Nordic Film and Videoart, Filmform, Stockholm, Sweden
Sip My Ocean, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark (catalogue)
Mission: Reality, Museet for samtidskunst, Roskilde, Denmark
Neo-Sincerity: The Difference between the Comic and the Cosmic is a Single Letter, Apexart in Tribeca, New York, USA
What makes you and I different, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
2005 Fairy Tales Forever: Homage to H.C. Andersen, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
When Humour Becomes Painful, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland
Spielräume, Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Centre of International Sculpture, Duisburg, Germany
Idependent Curator’s International, Situation Comedy: Humor in Recent Art, Chronos, Cesac, Caraglio, Italy
You only live twice, Man in the Holocene, London, UK
Venice Biennale (The Danish Pavillion), Venice, Italy
Baby Shower, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Europe Exists, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki, Greece
Open the Curtain- Kunst und Tanz im Wechselspiel, Kunsthalle zu Kiel der Christian-Albrechts-Universität, Kiel, Germany
Moderna Museet c/o, Baltic Art Center, Visby, Sweden
Body Matters, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
2004 Gegenwärtig: Staging the Self, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Planet B, Palais Thurn & Taxis, Bregenz, Austria (catalogue)
MALMI, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Posters, Videos and other stuff, Centre d’art Santa Monica, Barcelona, Spain
Body Works, The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, associated with Pierides Museum of Contemporary Art, Nicosia, Cyprus
2003 Losing It, Fenton Gallery, Cork, Ireland (catalogue)
Happiness- A Survival Guide for Art and Life, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan
The Sound of Video, LAB, Copenhagen, Denmark
Autumn Exhibition, Herning Kunstmuseum, Herning, Denmark
Ten Years Anniversary Exhibition, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002 Fallen Heroes, Espai d’art Contemporani De Castello, Castello, Spain
Jokes, Mamco- musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
A History of Happiness, ACCA-Australian Center for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC, Australia
Beyond Paradise- Nordic Artists Travel East, National Art Gallery Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Beyond Paradise- Nordic Artists Travel East, The Art Center- Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand
Beyond Paradise- Nordic Artists Travel East, Galeri Petronas, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Beyond Paradise- Nordic Artists Travel East, Valentine Willie Fine Art, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Attachment, Brugge 2002, Brugge, Belgium
Tapies Foundation, Barcelona, Spain
2001 True Fictions, touring Museumsverein, Bad Arolsen, Germany,Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Kunstverein, Lingen (Ems), Kunst-Haus, Dresden, Städtische Galerie, Erlangen, Stadtgalerie, Saarbrücken, Stadtmuseum, Hofheim, Germany
Sex-Facts and Fantasies, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dredsen, Germany (catalogue)
The Beauty of Intimacy- Lens and Paper, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Germany
SI Swiss Institute, New York City, New York, USA
Museum 2- Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection, Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Oslo, Norway
Make Me Feel, Exhibition Centre Helexpo, Thessaloniki, Greece (catalogue)
Scandinavia, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
Moments which I intend to remember, Stadsgalerij Heerlen, Heerlen, The Netherlands
Group Show, Galeri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Night Of a Hundred Eyes (videoscreening), Transit Space, London, UK
Reclaming Place, Cleveland center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, USA
Looking af you, Kunsthalle Fridercianum, Kassel, Germany (catalogue)
Works on paper, Sommer contemporary art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Bleibe, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)
2000 Transfert Kunst in Urbane Raum, Bienne, Switzerland
Let’s entertain, Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, USA touring Portland Art Museum, Portland, YSA.,Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France, Museo Rufino Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico, St. Louis Art Museum, St Louis, USA (catalogue)
Au-delà du spectacle, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris , France
M2nd Ars Baltica Triennial of Photographic Art- Can you hear me?, Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden, Germany
John, I’m only dancing, The Margaret Harvey Gallery, University of Hertfordshire, Herts, UK
The split personality madman. Idiocy as a contemporary strategy, Touring Central House of Artists, Moscow, Russia. (December 1999), Contemporary Art Centre, Nizhni Novgorod, (Jan/feb 2000), Museum for Contemporary Art, Samara (March/April 2000), Castle, Oiron (June/Sep. 2000)
Organising Freedom, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Sweden (catalogue)
Man and Space: The 3rd Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
Norden, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
1999 Videoprogram 14, Festival du film court de Brest, Brest, France
Day of the Donkey Day, Transmission Gallery, Glasgow, Scotland
Le Grand Praemiere Opening Show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Musée D’art Contemporain, Montréal, Canada
Scandinavian Art Show, Tokyo, Japan
Can you Hear me ?, Ars Baltica Triannial of Photography, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany
Blondes on Bikes, Newsantandrea, Savona, Italy
International Neurotic Realisme, Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
1998 Young Danish Artists, Sint-Lukasgalerij, Bruxelles, Belgium
80/90- Mirror of our times- Works from the collection of the Oslo National Museum, Contemporary Art Center Vilnius (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania
Nordic Light, Nordic Scenes in the 1990’s, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Fast Forward Body Check, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Peter Land, Johan Grimonprez, Sharon Lockhart, Art and Entertainment, Milan, Italy
Something’s Rotten, Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (catalogue)
A century of artistic freedom, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria (catalogue)
Manifesta II, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Luxembourg, Luxembourg(catalogue)
C.I.A. of 98, Botkyrka Konsthall, Tumba, Sweden
Statens Kunstfond, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Bicycle Thieves, (curated by L.Bang Larsen & J. Fabricius), Rhona Hoffman, Chicago, USA (catalogue)
The New Museum, New York, USA
Reservate der Sehnsucht, HMKV, Dortmund, Germany
Don’t look now, Galerie Walcheturm, Zurich, Switzerland
Come Closer, Liechtensteinische Staatliche Kunstsamlung, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (catalogue)
Come Closer, Nikolaj Kirke, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
Come Closer, Museum Ludwig, Budapest, Hungary (catalogue)
Nuit Blanche, videoprogram, Musée d’art moderne ville de Paris, Paris, France (catalogue)
Självporträtt, Göteborgs Museum of Art, Göteborg, Sweden (catalogue)
Public private landscapes, Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany (catalogue)
Undergrund, curated by Jacob Fabricius, Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen, Denmark
Out of the North, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany (catalogue)
Art Space, Sydney, Australia
Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss, Norway (catalogue)
Realismus Studio, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst, Berlin, Germany
Killing your Darlings, Ziegler Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands (catalogue)
Le printemps de Cahors, Cahors, France (catalogue)
1997 Ny kunst fra Danmark og Skåne, Louisiana, Humlebæk, Denmark (catalogue)
art calls, curated Jacob Fabricius, Copenhagen, Denmark
Video screening, FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angloueme, France
Funny versus Bizarre, Contemporary Art Center of Vilnius, Vilnius, Lithuania
Dialogue, Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
(Desnudo) A Comparison of the Nude Body of the Artist in Video of the 1970’s and 1990’s, Peter Land/Paul McCarthy, Art & Idea, Del. Cuautémoc, Mexico
1996 Scream, Arken, Museum for Moderne Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
Brect Bein, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway (catalogue)
Project for social office in Hanover, with Franz West, and Carsten Höller, Hanover, Germany
Electronic Undercurrents, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
Bonn Videobiennale, Bonn, Germany
When the shit hits the fan, Overgaden, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
Video screening, Centre d’art de Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel, Switzerland
(Nude) A Comparison of the Nude Body of the Artist in Video of the 1970’s and 1990’s, Peter Land/Paul McCarthy, touring Trans Hudson Gallery, Jersey City, and Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco, USA
Monstrosities,Videokino curated by Raphäele Jeune, Berlin, Germany
Now Here, Lousiana, Humlebæk, Denmark (catalogue)
I beg to differ, (curated by Rosemary Heather) Milch Gallery, London, UK
Update, Copenhagen, Denmark
Traffic, CAPC, Musee d’art Modern Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France (catalogue)
The Unbearable Whiteness of Skiing (Existentialism Now), Hooghuis, Arnhem, The Netherlands
A Small Shifting Sphere of Serious Culture, touring, UK (videoprogram curated by Gregor Muir)
Loosy, Galerie Rizzo, Paris, France
W159, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Kunst & Video i Europa, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
1995 Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France
Disneyland after Dark, Upsala, Sweden (catalogue)
Centre D’art Contemporain, Fribourg, Switzerland
I Confess, Nikolaj Kirke, Copenhagen Contemporary Art Center, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
RAM, Portalen, Kunsthal for samtidskunst, Greve, Denmark (catalogue)
Embraceable You, Anthony Reynolds, London, UK
Nobby Stiles, 14 Vandy Street, London, UK
Drawings, Galleri Campbells Occasionally, Copenhagen, Denmark
Vajre gång jag ser dig/Every time I see you, Malmö, Sweden (curated by Nicolai Wallner)
Vajre gång jag ser dig/Every time I see you, Index gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Mexico or Bust, 26 Abercorn Place, London, UK
1994 The Private Eye, The Danish Film Workshop Annual Video & Film Festival, Copenhagen, Denmark
Das Boot, Performance Festival, Malmö, Sweden
SAGA-Basement, Copenhagen, Denmark
Video Festival 1994, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
VIDEOS, (with Søren Martinsen & Edward Lipski) Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark (catalogue)
MIXBILD, Schipper & Krome, Cologne, Germany
White European Male, Herslebsgate 10, Oslo, Norway
New Reality Mix video & Performancefestival, Stockholm, Sweden
Herslebsgatan 10, Oslo, Norway (videotechque curated by Nicolai Wallner)
Groupshow, Galleri TRE, Stockholm, Sweden
1993 Black Box, GLOBE, Copenhagen, Denmark
Opening show, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Overdrive, Copenhagen, Denmark
Are you Ready – On the Count of Zero, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
1992 Overgaden, Exhibition space of Ministery of Culture, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

Performance

1998 Forgive me, Performance Festival, Odense, Denmark
Organgrinder, Performance Festival, Malmö, Sweden
1996 Homage a Souza, Update, Turbinehallerne, Copenhagen, Denmark
1995 Whipped Cream Works Like Acid on Your Self Esteem, New Reality Mix, Stockholm, Sweden

 

Related activities

Arranged “Hjemme hos Peter Land” (“At Peter Land’s Flat”): Exhibitions by other artists in Peter Land’s apartment, Grønningen 7, Copenhagen. The exhibiting artists 1992-1994: Søren Martinsen, April 1992 / Jan Johansen, April 1993 / Thorbjørn Bechmann, October 1993 / Gitte Villesen, April 1994

 

Articles/reviews (selected)

2015 “Videokunst nu!”, Merete Moendrup, Magasinet Kunst #2, March
“Gør det ondt når du ler?”, Sarah Fredhold, Magasinet KUNST, June 24
“Ja, det gør ondt, når jeg griner”, Mai Misfeldt, kunsten.nu, June 26
2013 “The price for the ideal is death”, Johanna Meyr, re>flex magazine, January 18, Erlangen, Germany
“Die Funf Ausstellungstipps Der Woche”, Art Das Kunstmagazin, January 17, Hamburg, Germany
“Peter Land: Absolute Perfection”, KQ-Daily Hatje Cantz, January Issue, Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany
“Peter Land: Absolute Perfection”, kultur-online.net, January 16, Bergenz, Austria
“(Alb)Traume der Kindheit”, Brigit Ruf, Nurnberger Nachrichten, January 17, Nurnberg, Germany
“Wohin am Wochenende?”, Monopol: Magazin Fur Kunst und Leben, Berlin, Germany
“Kunstpalais Erlangen zeigt Peter-Land-Retrospektiv”, Die Welt, Berlin, Germany
“Tragischer Spalstick. Peter Land im Kunstpalais Erlangen”, Matias Fritzsche, kunst:art, Jan/Feb Issue, no. 29, Cologne, Germany, pp.1-2
“Peter Land: Unendlicher Treppensturz im Universum”, Herbert Heinzelmann, Nurnberger Zeitung, January 17, Nurnberg, Germany, p.18
“Det lille element af selvblottelse er vigtigt”, Jóhan Martin Christiansen, Kopenhagen Magazine, March 15
2012 “Kunstleg: Sjov, at se pa, men svaer at lege pa”, Mona Samir Sorensen, Politiken, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Guide: Her kan du lege paa kusten”, IBYEN Redaktion, IBYEN, February 22, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Peter Land”, Russ Crest, beautifuldecay.com, March 29
2011 “Hypet Kundsterduo: Her skabes vores identitet”, Kjeld Hybel, IBYEN, February 9, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Ironie in der Performance-und Videokunst. Uber dei formalen Bezuge. Zum Absurden Theater”, edited by Oliver Zybok and Raimar Stange, Kunstforum, Ironie, vol. 213, Jan/Feb Issue, Cologne, Germany, pp. 86-99
“Peter Land paa Musikteatret Holstebros storskaerm”, MS, kunsten.nu, July 19
“Kunstlegeplads i Utterslev Mose”, MGJ, kunsten.nu, March 28
2009 “Men in Bed by Danish Artist Peter Land”, Leeji Choi, designboom.com, February 2
2008 “Samarbejde mellem erhversliv og kunstnere udstilles i Herning”, Torben Sangild, IBYEN, May 28, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Peter Land Halshugget” AMP, kunsten.nu, September 11
“Jeg ved faktisk ikke, hvad kunsten skal i det offentlige rum”, Matthias Hvass Borello, kunsten.nu, October 30
2007 “Her(his)tory”, Jennifer Higgie, Frieze, Nov/Dec Issue, no. 111, London, UK, p. 175
2006 “Hemma hos den mänskliga existensen”, Lena Karlsson, Konstperspektiv, no.1, March Issue, Stockholm, Sweden, pp.26-30
“Har kunsten en mission I forhold til virkeligheden?”, Matthias Hvass Borello, Information.dk, April 5
2005 “Ein Komiker des Unglucks”, Von Clemens Bomsdorf, Art, das Kunstmagazin, June Issue, Hamburg, Germany
“At sige ét og mene noget andet.” Vibeke Vibolt Kudsen, SMK Art Journal, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Interview with the artist”, Lisbeth Bonde, Weekendavisen, January 21, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Luigi Fassi, Flash Art, March Issue, Milan, Italy
“Dig og mig og stripperkongen”, Anders Michelsen, Politiken, December 10, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Critica Peter Land”, Mariella Rossi, Lapiz, Feb/March Issue, no. 210/211, Madrid, Spain
“De fem i den danske pavillon”, Nikolai Thyssen, Information.dk, June 10
2004 “Review”, La Stampa, December 7, Milan, Italy
“Review”, Olga Gambari, La Repubblica, December 30, Rome, Italy
“An der Grenzlinie zwischen Konstrollverlust und Kuntrolle”, Dieter Buchart, Kunstforum, Sept/Oct Issue, Cologne,  Germany
“Sense of Humor”, Exit, no.13, London, UK
“Review”, Mette Sandbye, Weekendavisen, January 17, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Jan Madsen, Kunstavisen, January Issue, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Rune Gade, Information, January 12, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Peter Michael Hornung, Politiken, January 16, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Interview with the Artist”, Trine Ross, Politiken, January 16, Copenhagen Denmark
Skole for Mediekunst, Lars Movin, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Selvportræt I søvne”, Rune Gade, Information, January 12, Copenhagen, Denmark
2003 “Peter Land: The Ride”, Ulrike Matzer, Magasin 8, Salzburg, Austria
“Saying one thing and meaning another. An allegory by Peter Land: The Children’s I-II”, Vibeke Vibolt Knudsen, SMK Art Journal, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Videokunsten kortlagt”, Peter Michael Hornung, Politiken, August 16, Copenhagen, Denmark
2002 “Le monde absurde de Peter Land”.  Claude-Hubert Tatot, 360*, no. 34, July-August Issue, Paris, France
“Pince-Sans-Rire”, Vincent Pecoil, Beaux-Arts Magazine, August 1, Issy-les-Moulinteaux, France
“Dansk kunst I udlandet”, Jarl Borgen, Politiken, July 22, Copenhagen, Denmark
Marguerat, Florence. “Les chats de Sechas au Mamco”, Florence Marguerat, La Liberté, June 1, Fribourg, Switzerland, p.23
“Le Mamco s’amuse pendant l’ete”, Emmanuel Grandjean, Tribune de Geneve, May 28, Geneva, Switzerland, p.19
“Werke mit Pointe”, Gerhard Mack,  Art, das Kunstmagazin, September 1, Hamburg, Germany, p.23
“Review”, Marie de Brugerolle, Art Press, September 1, Paris, France
“Das Lacherliche exorzieren”, Samuel Herzog, Neue Zurcher Zeitung, May 25, Zurich, Switzerland, p.64
“L’ironie guerit-elle du Beau?”, Sandra Vinciguerra, Le Courrier, August 10, Geneva, Switzerland, p.22
“Histoires Droles”, Maxime Pegatoquet, Dimanche.ch, August 4, Lausanne, Switzerland
“Vous voulez rire?”, Francoise Jaunin, 24 Heures, June 20, Lausanne, Switzerland, p.15
“Hvor man ikke kan vende om”, Lars Movin, Information, October 17, p. 6
2001 “Video I kritik og kunst”, Politiken, Politiken, September 5, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Swiss Institute Wants to Play”, Reena Jana, Artforum, January Issue, New York, USA
2000 “Grusel unter dem Billy-Regal”, Ulrike Knofel, Der Spiegel, no. 23, June 5, Hamburg, Germany pp. 204-205
“Review”, Harald Fricke, Tageszeitung, June 14, Berlin, Germany
“Review”, Kattrin Wittneven, Der Tagesspiegel, June 10, Berlin, Germany
“Review”, Krystian Woziniki, Berliner Zeitung, June 22, Berlin, Germany
“ART IN REVIEW: Peter Land”, Ken Johnson, New York Times, October 15, New York, USA, p.21
“Review”, Marc Olivier Wahler, Art Press, January Issue, Paris, France
“Review” Matthew Debord, Art & Text, no. 68, February/April Issue, Melbourne, Australia
“Peter Land”, Gregory Williams, Frieze, no.50, January/February Issue, London, UK, p.168
“Can you hear me? 2. Ars Baltica Triennale der Fotografie im Kunst Haus”, Peter Herbstreuth, Kunst Bulletin, no.10, Zurich, Switzerland, p.54
1999 “Peter Land”, Kristine Kern, Politiken, October 23, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Urs Gyax, Kunst Bulletin, December Issue, Zurich, Switzerland
“Review”, Jean-Damien Eleury, La Liberte, October 29, Fribourg, Switzerland
“Land star til sos”, Lars Movin, Information 99, October 19, p.21
“Peter Land”, Sonia Rosso, Flash Art, May Issue, Milan, Italy
“Wir lachen, bis uns der Tod abholt”, Christoph von Saiths, Esslinger Zeitung, Feberuary 20-21 Issue, Esslingen, Germany, p.28
“Le symptom du serial killer”, Marc Olivier Wahler, Kunst Bulletin, December Issue, no.12, Zurich, Switzerland, p.52
1998 “Manifesta”, Rosa Martinez, Flash Art, no. 203, Nov/Dec Issue, Milan, Italy pp. 102-103
“Review”, Karsten R.S. Ifversen, Blender, no. 3, November Issue, pp. 124-128
“Tip of the week”, New City, July 9, New York, USA
“5 Shows to See Now,” New City, July 9, New York, USA
“Falling down”, Morten Friis, Scanorama, October Issue, Stockholm, Sweden
“Public Domain, Bicycle Thieves”, Karl Erickson, New Art Examiner, October Issue, Chicago, USA , pp. 39-40
“Why is Failure so Funny ?, Buster Keaton and Peter Land”, Jan Estep, New Art Examiner, October Issue, Chicago, USA, pp. 20-25
“Fortapt Nattevandrer”, Wenche Volle, Aftenposten, September 2, Oslo, Norway, p.12
“Sisyphos schlagt Purzelbaum”, Georg Imdahl, Frankfurter Allgemeine, July 4, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, p.44
“Moss ball”, William Harris, Artforum, May Issue, New York, USA, p. 64
“The Louisiana Exhibition 1997”, Alexandre Melo, Artforum, March Issue, New York, USA, pp. 111-112
“Ligths on the Nordic”, Daniel Birnbaum, Artpress, February Issue, no. 232, Paris, France pp. 32-39
“Luxemburger Pluralismus”, Christoph Blase, Kunst Bulletin, Issue 9, Zurich, Switzerland, p.60
1997 “Under the influence”, Kurt Hollander, Poliester, Fall Issue, no. 20, p. 6-16
“The Scream”, Karsten R.S. Ifversen, Siksi Xll, Spring Issue, no. 1, Helsinki, Finland, p. 82
“Broken Home”, Owen Drolet. Flash Art, Nov/Dec Issue, no.75, Milan, Italy, p.15
“Pa besoeg I Peter-land”, Bjoern Themsen, Politiken, October 5, 1997
1996 “Alles dreht sich um sich selbst”, Georg Schollhammer, Springer, no. 3 Oct/Nov Issue, pp. 48-50
“Review”, Metropolis M, December Issue, no. 6, Utrecht, The Netherlands
“Review”, Weekend Avisen, week 46, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Peter Land”, Politiken, November 16, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Information, November 15
“Part 2: Louisiana Techno-Rave”, Richard Vine, Art in America, December Issue, New York, USA, pp.39-44
“Part l: Louisiana Techno-Rave”, Richard Vine, Art in America, October Issue, New York, USA, pp. 41-47
“Dangerous Liaisons – Per Kirkeby & Peter Land”, Lars Bang Larsen, Siksi, vol. XI, no.3, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 62-65
“The Muishkin Century or Idiocy in Art”, Jean-Yves Jouannais, Artpress, September Issue, no. 216, Paris, France, pp. 32-42
“Review”, Index, October Issue, no.3-4, New York, USA
“NowHere – get lost”, Ina Blom, Frieze, Sept/Oct Issue, no. 30, New York, USA, pp. 52
“Review”, Weekend Avisen, September, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Traffic”, Lars Bang Larsen, Flash art, Summer Issue, Milan, Italy, pp. 126-127
“Traffic”, Line Rosenvinge Nissen, Siksi, vol. XI, no. 1, Spring Issue, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 60-61
“Review”, Weekend Avisen, May 15-24, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Permanent Food, no. 2, March Issue, Milan, Italy
“Review”, Zapp Magazine, no. 7, April Issue, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
“Step Ladder Blues”, Fred Wegeman, Art in America, May Issue, New York, USA, p.49
“Review”, Stafan Boye af Geniis, Material, February Issue
“Review”, Lars Bang Larsen, Kunstavisen, February Issue, no. 1, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp. 44-47
“Review”, Andreas Brogger, Information, January Issue
“Review”, Torben Weirup, Berlingske Tidende, January, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Karsten R.S. Ivfersen, Politiken, January, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Malene la Cour Rasmussen, Jyllandsposten, January, Aarhus, Denmark
1995 “Royal Copenhagen”, Kristine Kaern & Tone O.I. Nielsen, Siksi, no.4, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 8-11
“When the political becomes personal”, Sanne Kofod Olsen, Siksi, no.4, Helsinki. Finland, pp. 18-22
“Discipline and punish”, Hans Christian Dany, Frieze, Nov/Dec Issue, New York, USA, no. 25, pp. 48-49
“Every Time I See You Review”, Zapp Magazine, September Issue, no. 5, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
“Review”, Ojebliket, Summer Issue, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Politiken, July, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Review”, Information, July Issue
“Review”, Hyper Foto, Summer Issue
“Review”, Dagens Nyheter, June, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Embraceable You”, Gregory Muir, Frieze, Summer Issue, no. 23, New York, USA, pp. 75-76
“Review”, Nummer, no. 3
“Review”, The Guardian, May, London, UK
“Review”, Sarah Kent, Time Out, May, New York, USA
“Review”, IDAG, April
“Review”, Sydsvenskan, April, Malmo, Sweden
“Young at Art”, Jonas Ekeberg, Siksi, no.1, Helsinki, Finland, pp. 12-15
“Every time I see you”, Daniel Birnbaum, Siksi, no.3, Helsinki, Finland, p. 60
“Solofeature on TV”, Hans Christian Dany, The Open Channel, Hamburg, Germany
1994 “Review”, Art Land, November Issue
“Review”, Material, November Issue
“Review”, Politiken, August, Copenhagen, Denmark
“Interview”, Information, September Issue

 

Catalogues and publications

2018 50 anos de realismo do fotorrealismo à realidade virtual, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Brazil
2013 The Weak Sex – How Art Pictures the New Male, Kunstmuseum Bern, Germany
Peter Land. Absolute Perfection
, Kunstpalais Erlangen, Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Remscheid, Germany
Peter Land: Absolute Perfection, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern-Ruit, Germany
2012 Peter Land. Springtime, Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
Peter Land. Black Pedagogy, Nordiska Akvarellmusset, Skarhman, Sweden
Shaving the Mammoth, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, USA
2010 Everyday Ideologies – Zeitlaufe Lebenswege, Kunstmuseum Kloster, Madeburg, Germany
2009 Gestern oder im 2. Stock – Karl Valentin, Komik und Kunst seit 1948, Munchner Stadtmuseum, Munchen, Germany, p.178
VRAOUM! Bande desinnee et Art contemporain, La maison rouge, Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France, pp. 7-19
Northwave. A Survey of Video art in Nordic Countries, Lorella Scacco, Biblioteca d’arte contemporanea, Milan, Italy, p.226
2008 Blased Allegories: Works from the Ringier Collection, Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne, Switzerland
“The Burlesque, Plate 36, The Clown”, Atlas of Contemporary Art for Use by Everyone, Denis Gielen, preface by Laurent Busine, Exhibitions International, Leuven, Brussels, pp. 142, 358
Laughing in a Foreign Language, The Hayward, London, UK, pp. 9-16, 92-95
2007 Idylle. Traum und Trugschluss, Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Remsheid, Germany
Comix, Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense, Denmark, pp.12-15, 66-67
Peter Land, Darlings, Kunstforeningen GL STRAND, Copenhagen, Denmark
Scheitern, Landesgalerie Linz, Linz, Austria, pp. 12-19, 132-137
Passion for Art, Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg, Vienna, Austria
2006 Nothing But Pleasure, Christine Kintisch and Wolfgang Astelbauer (Eds.), BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria, pp.1-50
“Ungkarlen klædt af til skindet”, Anders Kold, Sip My Ocean (exhibition catalogue), Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, pp. 34-38
Goethe abwarts: deutsche Jungs etc., The Falckenberg Collection, Monchehaus, Museum Goslar, Goslar, Germany, pp.9-16
When Humour Becomes Painful, Vito Acconci, John Bock & Olaf Breuning, Migros Museum fur Gegenwartskunst, JRP|Ringier, Zurich, Switzerland, p.39-43
Overblik: 63 Danske Samtidskunstnere, Politikens forlag, Copenhagen, Denmark, p. 188
Nybrud – Dansk kunst I 1990erne, Rune Gade & Camilla Jalving, Aschehoug, Oslo, Norway, pp. 52, 78, 80, 81, 106, 109, 245, 248, 251
Manual til dansk samtidskunst, Lisbeth Bonde and Mette Sandbye, Gyldendal, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp.123-125
2005 Peter Land – Playground, 51st Venice Biennale, The Danish Pavillion. Visual Art Centre at the Danish Arts Agency, Copenhagen
Chronos, CeSAC, Caraglio, Italy, pp. 204-205
Fairy Tales Forever: Homage to H.C. Andersen, Mona Jensen, ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark, pp.42-48, 82-27
“Horror Vacui – om Peter Land og fornedrelsens figur” in Kønnet i kroppen i kunsten, Rune Gade, Informations Forlag, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp.51-103
“Hors-Propos”, Philippe Cuenat, Fonds d’Art Contemporain de la Ville de Geneve. Collection 1991-2003, Isabelle Naef Galuba (Ed.), Chene-Bourg, Switzerland, pp. XXXV-XLIII, p.231
2004 “Le Jour ou le clown pleura”, Jean-Yves Jouannais, L’horreur Comique, Esthétique de slapstick, Philippe-Alain Michaud (Ed.), Editions du Centre Pompidou, Paris, France, pp.83-99
2002 Peter Land. The Ride, X-rummet, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
2000 Peter Land, Beatrix Ruf, Renate Wiehager & Knut Nievers (Eds.), Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, Germany
“Peter Land: The Staircase”, Man and Space: The 3rd Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea, pp.130-131
1999 “Peter Land” in Art at the turn of the millennium, Burkhard Riemschneider & Uta Grosenick (Eds.), Taschen Verlag, Cologne, Germany, pp.294-297
Peter Land, published by Sonia Rosso, Pordenone, Italy
1997 “Introduktion”, Lars Grambye, Aasa Nacking, Tone O. Nielsen, Ny kunst fra Danmark og Skaane, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, pp. 17, 82
Peter Land, Lars Bang Larsen, Wiener Secession, Wien, Austria
1996 Peter Land : reasons for selfreflectivity in art : my video works in selection (as seen by myself): avoiding ‘George’: a short story, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
NowHere, Louisiana Museum for Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, pp. 64-69, 70-74, 76-80, 81-85, 113
Step Ladder Blues, Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen, Denmark
Kunst & Video i Europa, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark, pp.32-42

 

Public collections

Apexart, New York City, USA
ARKEN, Museum of Modern Art, Ishøj, Copenhagen, Denmark
ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, Norway
Essl Museum – Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Fondazione Sandretto ReReBaudengo, Torino, Italy
Fonds National d’art contemporain, Paris, France
HEART – Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning, Denmark
Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel
Kiasma – Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki, Finland
Louisiana Museum of Contemporary Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Mamco – musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Nomas Foundation, Rome, Italy
Sorø Kunstmuseum, Soro, Denmark
Statens Museum for Kunst/National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
Thyssen-Bornemisza Contemporary Art Foundation, Vienna, Austria