Alexandra Bircken (born 1967) is an artist based in Cologne.
Bircken creates assemblages featuring everyday ephemera like wood, knitted fragments and twigs. Her work has strong references to traditional craft practices and to the natural world, from which she sources her materials.
Unmonumental, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Holz, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Um Kehrungen, Kunstverein Braunschweig
Statements, Art Basel 37
Hope and Despair, Cell Project Space, London
L’Homme nu, Volume 2/3: L’Homme et son environnement, Maison Populaire, Montreuil
L’Homme nu, Volume 1/3: Allures anthropomorphes, Maison Popoulaire, Montreuil
Common Threads, Charlottestown Confederation Centre, Charlottestown, Canada and Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Calgary, Canada
Klötze, BQ, Cologne
Dereconstruction, curated by Matthew Higgs, Gladstone gallery, New York
Das Grosse Rasenstuck, Nurnberg
K'n-yan, Christine Mayer, Munich
Herald St, London
5 Sculptors, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
Interim Art, London, UK
Other People’s Projects, Herald St, White Columns, New York
Thinking about these times: three major shows provide an overview of curatorial practice in a city striving to retain its artistic pre-eminence.(ART NOW: NEW YORK)(New York, New York)
May 01, 2008; [ILLUSTRATIONS OMITTED] Three recent installations at bastions of contemporary" art allowed New Yorkers and visitors to this art...