MARIANNE HESKE

Born 1946, Ålesund, Norway


Education:
The National College of Art and Design, Bergen, Norway 1967-71
Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux-Arts, Paris, France 1971-75
Royal College of Art, London, England 1975-76
Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, Holland 1976-79

Selected Collections:
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Shanghai City Art Collection, China
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Holland
H.R.M. Queen Sonjas Art Collection, Norway
The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
Henie-Onstad Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway.
The National Gallery of Oslo, Norway.
Ville de Paris, France.
Bibliothéque Nationale de Paris, France.
The Museum of modern Art, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia.
The Nordic Graphical Union.
Nordisk konstsentrum, Helsinki, Finland.
Norwegian counsil for cultural affairs.
Bergen Art Gallery, Norway.
City of Oslo Art Collections, Norway
Malmo Museum of Modern Art, Sweden
Shanghai Duolun Museum of M­odern Art, China
Parc de la Villette, Paris, France
University of Oslo, Norway
The Kistefos Museum, Norway
Preus Museum, Horten, Norway
Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
Tor Juul Collection
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
Statoil Art Collection, Norway  

Selected Solo Exhibitions:
Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris, France 1973
Galleri F15, Moss, Norway 1978
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Holland 1978
Henie-Onstad Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway 1981
Galleri Sct. Agnes, Roskilde, Denmark 1982
Galerie Art Contemporain J&J Donguy, Paris, France 1984
Galleri Doktor Glas, Stockholm, Sweden 1985
Henie-Onstad Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway 1986
Galleri Ojens, Gothenburg, Sweden 1987
Galleri J.M.S., Oslo, Norway 1989
Le Lieu, Québec, Canada 1989
Naham Contemporary, New York, USA 1990
P.S.1, The Clock Tower Gallery, New York, USA 1990
Galerie J.& J. Donguy, Paris, France 1991
Porin Art Museum, Pori, Finland 1992
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany 1993
Art Museum of Düsseldorf in Ehrenhof, Düsseldorf, Germany 1993
Bergen International Art Festival, Norway 1993
Galleri Wang, Oslo, Norway 1994
Gallerie J&J Donguy, Paris, France 1995
Galerie Benden & Klimczak, Cologne, Germany 1998
«Werkstatt Europa 2000» with the installation «Trollvideo» Forum Kunst, Rottweil, Germany 2000
World exhibition EXPO 2000, Hannover, Germany 2000
"To Whom it may concern", The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway 2002
"Pluss Minus Zero", Henie Onstad Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway 2002
"Trollene på Finnskogen", Finnskog, Norway 2002
Molde International Jazz Festival, Festival exhibition 2004
Solo Exhibition; Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai 2004
"Illuminations", National Library of Norway 2005
"A Dolls House", Gallery Kaare Berntsen, Oslo, Norway/ The National Museum, Oslo, Norway 2006
"Leo the Lion", Bollywood Film Festival, Mumbai, India 2006
Hå Gamle Prestegård, Stavanger, Norway, Capital of Culture 2008 2008
Peer Gynt-festival, Vinstra, Norway 2008
Fort Jesus, Mombasa, The National Museums of Kenya 2009
Petrification of STONE STORY, Tafjord, Norway 2010
"Goddesses", The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway 2010
"Absolutt installasjon", The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway 2011
"Retrospective. Film and Video Art in Norway, 1960-90", Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway 2011
“Heaven & Earth”, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway 2010-11
“Overlys”, Kunstnerforbundet, Oslo, Norway 2011
“Limelight”, Kunstmuseet KUBE, Ålesund, Norway 2013
«Enn om vi smykket Fjellet?», The Norwegian Festival of International Litterature, Molde, Norway 2013
«tour-Retour», Astrup Fearnley Museum, Oslo, Norway 2014-15

Selected Group Exhibitions:
«Femmes Peintres et Sculpteurs»,
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
1975
«Video International» , Aarhus Art Museum, Denmark 1976
«Life Styles», Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England 1976
Video and Film Manifestatie,
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Holland
1977
«Landscape»,
Henie-Onstad Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
1978
«International Impact Art Festival»,
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan
1980
«London Video Arts», ACME Gallery, London, England 1980
«Experimental Environment», Reykjavik, Iceland 1980
«Dialogue on Contemporary Art in Europe»,
Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
1985
«Norealis», DAAD Galerie, Berlin, Germany 1986
«Olympiad of Art»,
Mueum of Modern Art, Seoul, South-Korea
1988
«International Impact Art festival»,
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art, Japan
1989
«Voyage Pittoresque»,
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo, Norway
1991
«7 Cities, 7 Countries», Leuwarden, Holland 1991
«Il Paesaggio Culturale»,
Palazzio delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy
1992
«Winterland», Munich/Germany, Barcelona/Spain,
Tokyo/Japan and Atlanta/USA
1994
«Project for Europe», Copenhagen, Denmark 1994
«At the Century`s End»
National Museum of Women in the Arts
Washington D.C., USA
1995
«west of the moon»
Astrup- Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway
1995
Seoul International Art Festival, Seoul, South-Korea 1995
Nordic Art Center, Helsinki, Finland 1996
«Aquilo», Museum Moderner Kunst, Samlung Ludwig
Wien, Austria
1995
«Aquilo», Museo d’Arte Moderna, Bologna/Italy 1996
«Electra», Henie-Onstad Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway 1997
«Open 999»
International Sculpture Festival, Lido-Venice, Italy
1999
"Sub Rosa", Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark 2000
"A dolls house", Henie Onstad Museum of Modern Art,
Oslo, Norway
2002
"Kaohsiung International Container Arts Festival"
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
2003
"Mirage", Shanghai, China 2003
"Is it art?", Xian, China 2004
"Open Asia",
International Sculpture Festival, Lido-Venice, Italy
2004
"New Creative Vanguard",
Advance Art Center,
Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
2004
KUBE Museum, Ålesund, Norway 2005
"Norge", Contemporary Landscapes from the Collection of
Her Majesty Queen Sonja of Norway
Scandinavia House, New York, USA
2005
"The Basic Exhibition", The National Museum of Art, Design and
Architecture, Oslo, Norway
2005
"Two Asias, Two Europes",
Shanghai Duolun Museum of Modern Art, Shanghai
2005
"Icebreaker", Galleri GAD, Oslo 2006
"Post Nora", Bejing, Ibsen Year 2006 2006
"Nicht nur Lachs und Würstchen", Norwegian Technological
Museum, Oslo, Bergen, Trondheim, Berlin, Leipzig
2006/08
"To Live With Contemporary Art", Galleri F15, Moss, Norway
2007
"Talking About Painting", The National Museum of Art, Design and Archtecture, Oslo, Norway
2007
"Art 4", The National Museum of Art, Design and Archtecture, Oslo, Norway 2007
The 5th Uiwang International Placard Art Festival, Korea
2007
"Only Colour" Chateau La Roche-Vernaise, France
2007
Lofoten International Art Festival, LIAF, Svolvær, Norway 2008
The Festival of North Norway, Harstad Art Center
2008
Biennale des Couvets, Gallerie Le Lieu, Quebec, Canada 2008
The Norwegian Short Film Festival in Grimstad, Norway 2008­
"Whatever Happend to Sex in Scandinavia?",
Office for Contemporary Art (OCA), Oslo, Norway
2008/09
Statens Høstutstilling, Oslo, Norway 2009
”Blodig alvor”, Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen, Norway 2010
”God natt da du…”  Surrealism in Norwegian Art, Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway 2010
“Norse Soul”, Katzen Art Center, American University Museum, Washington DC, USA 2010
“Goddesses”, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway 2010
“Absolutt installasjon”, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway 2011
“Retrospective. Film and Video Art in Norway, 1960-90”,  Stenersen Museum, Oslo, Norway 2011
“PARADOX. Positions in Norwegian Video Art 1980 – 2010”, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design,
Oslo, Norway
2013
“I de lange nætter”, Voting Anniversary Exhibition, Mathiesen Eidsvold Værk, Eidsvoll, Norway 2013
Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland 2014
“Poor Art- Rich Legacy. Arte Povera and parallel practices 1968-2015,
The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
2015-16
“POP ETC.”, Henie Onstad Art Centre, Oslo, Norway 2015
Centre Georges Pompidou Metz, France 2016
 
Commissions:
School of Health- and Social studies, Stavanger, Norway 1993
Amoco, Stavanger, Norway 1994
Rikshospitalet, Oslo, Norway 1997
Mannheller tunnel, Sogn og Fjordande, Norway 1995
Radiance of the Seas, Royal Caribbean Cruise Line, Norway 2000
Tønsberg Cultural Center, Tønsberg, Norway 2001
Sogn og Fjordane Countycounsil , Norway 2003
Ullevål University Hospital, Oslo, Norway 2003
Shell/Hydro, Ormen Lange Gas Terminal, Aukra
Møre og Romsdal
2005
Kirkelund primary school, Skiptvet, Norway
2007
Rauma Cultural Center, Åndalsnes, Norway 2007­
Luster Savings Bank, Norway 2009
The Sparebank 1 Alliance head office, Oslo, Norway 2011
The Norwegian Parliament, Oslo, Norway 2012
N.N. Torshovdalen, Oslo, Norway 2014

Biennales / World Exhibition:
Biennale de Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France 1980
Biennale di Venezia, Nordic Pavillion, Venice, Italy 1986
23rd International Biennal of Sâo Paulo, Brazil 1996
Norwegian Pavillion, World Exhibition EXPO 2000
Hannover, Germany
2000

Prizes:
Nominated for ZKM (Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie)
Media Prize, Germany, for the video
"A Phrenological Self-Portrait"
2005
Axel Waldemar Johannessens Pris 2006
Ingerid Fegerstens stiftelse, Billedkunstprisen 2006 2006