Born in 1964 (Sweden), Martin Gustavsson lives and works in London.

MartinGustavsson
 

Education
1994-96 The Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm
1991-94 Middlesex University, BA Fine Art
1990-91 Middlesex Polytechnic, Art Foundation
1983-84 University of Gothenburg, Political History


Teaching Experience
2017- ongoing     Konstfack, Stockholm, Senior Lecturer of Painting
2016- ongoing     Proyecto AMIL, Lima, Yearly workshop with young artists in collaboration with Rodrigo Goméz Olivos
2016     Proyecto AMIL, Lima, Performance workshop with young artists, iIn collaboration with Rhodas Cnbl
2008-2015     Umeå Fine Art Academy, Umeå University, Visiting Lecturer
2014-15     KKH, Royal Academy, Stockholm, Visiting Lecturer
2011     Valand, Göteborgs Universitet, Painting workshop
1998-2005     Middlesex University, Fine Art, Visiting Lecturer
2002     Dramatiska Institutet, Workshop, Stockholm
2001     Örebro Konstskola
1998-ongoing     Visiting Lecturer, Fine Art, Birmingham University


Selected Solo Exhibitions
2017              In No Particular Order, Clifford Chance, London
2016              Point of Entry, Gerlesborgsskolan, Sweden
2016              Saints and Fuckers w, Rhodas Cnbl and M. Abbadon, Proyecto AMIL, Lima    
2016              Open Studio, Proyecto AMIL, Lima
2015              El Mirage, Participant Inc, New York
2013              Indentations, Maria Stenfors, London
2011              In No Particular Order, Göteborgs Konst Museum
2011              In No Particular Order, Galerie Crone, Berlin         
2010              In No Particular Order, Maria Stenfors, London
2009              Feed Thy Soul, Event Gallery, London
2008             Wrath of God, Oslo Kunstforening, Oslo
2007             Wrath of God, Brändström & Stene, Stockholm
2005             Daisy Chain, Karizma Gallery, Kuwait
2004             The Gospel, Brändström & Stene, Stockholm
                      Shedding, Project Space, MOCA, London
2003             The Gospel, Malmö Art Musuem, Malmö
                      The Gospel, Konsthallen, Bohusläns Museum
2001             By Proxy, Zinc Gallery, Stockholm
2000             Double Happiness, Taro Nasu Gallery, Tokyo
1999             If You Could See Me Now, Titanik, Åbo
1997             Still Lives, Galleri Axel Mörner, Stockholm
1996            Through The Looking Glass, The Project room, The Royal University College of Fine Arts, Stockholm


Performative readings- with Ian White
2010            In No Particular Order, Maria Stenfors, London
2012            In Particular Order? No!, Eastside Projects, Birmingham


Performance and workshop- with Rodrigo Goméz Olivos
2018            Performing In No Particular Order, Sprigg Gallery, London
2018            Haciendo Contexto 2, Workshop, Proyecto AMIL, Lima
2016            Evening of performances and experimental music, Proyecto AMIL, Lima


Selected Group Exhibitions
2018            Haciendo Contexto 2, Proyecto AMIL, Lima
2018            l'Heure Rouge, Biennale Dak'art, Dakar
2016            Two Years of Looking, Curated by Erik Hanson, New Arts Projects, London
2015            Nature Morte, Artists reinvigorating the Still Life Tradition, Traveling Exhibition, Norway 2015, Uddevalla Sweden 2016 Warsaw Poland 2017 and London 2018.
2015              The Art's Festival of North Norway, Harstad Museum, Norway
2012              The Curate’s Egg, Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London
2012              Moving From The I To The It, Form Content at Eastside Projects, Birmingham
2012              Twice As True, Global Talks, Stockholm
2011              All Work And No Play, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin
2011              Brittleness, Maria Stenfors, London
2008              M8’s, Clifford chance, London
                       Insidan Ut, Murberget, Länsmuseet Västernorrland, Härnösand
                       Svenska Självporträtt- från Zorn till samtid, Mjellby Konstmuseum, Halmstad
2007             Vårsalongen, Liljevalchs konsthall, Stockholm
2006              Art 37 Basel, Brändström & Stene, Stockholm
2005              Art 36 Basel, Brändström & Stene, Stockholm
                       The Mirror of Desire, Milliken Gallery, Stockholm
2004              Genus & Media, Region Museum Västra Götaland
2002              Visitors, Bohusläns Museum, Konsthallen, Uddevalla, Sweden
2001              It´s a Wild Party And We are Having a Great Time, Paul Morris Gallery, New York
                       Nu Blommar Det, Norrköpings Konstmuseum, Sweden
                       Swenglish, IASPIS Ateljén, London
1999              Mr Fascination, Thread Waxing Space, New York
1998              Ice Garden, London
                       New Paintings, Abbey Orchard Street, London
1996             Vårutställning, The Royal University Collage of Fine Arts, Stockholm
1995             Hotellet, Hotel Gustav Vasa, Stockholm


Residencies
2016                 Proyecto Amil, Lima Peru
1999-2000       ISCP New York
2006-07            IASPIS Stockholm


Bibliography
Nature Morte, Contemporary Artists Reinvigorate the Still Life Tradition. Michael Petry, Thames & Hudson, 2013
'In No Particular Order', Catalogue with text by Ian White 2011
Therese Marklund, Gud gör comeback (Konstperspektiv, Mars 1, 2008)
Linda Fagerström, Konstens knivskarpa gräns mellan sex och naket (Helsingborgs Dagblad, August 18, 2007) 
Carl-Johan Malmberg, Genombrott för verkligt stort måleri (Svenska Dagbladet, April 2007) 
Anders Olofsson, Martin Gustavsson (konsten.net, 2007)
Hidden Histories, Michael Petry, ArtMediaPress, 2004
Milou Allerholm, Ett sensuellt evangelium, (Dagens Nyheter, January 2004) 
Carl Johan Malmberg, Mäktiga bilder vrider och vänder på manskroppen (Svenska Dagbladet, February 7, 2004) Lilith Waltenberg, Evangelium enligt Gustavsson, (Sydsvenska Dagbladet, February, 2003)
The Gospel, catalogue with text by Martin Gustavsson 2003
Lottie Sällström, Evangeliet sprids i Malmö (QX, February, 2003)
Måns Holst-Ekström, Evangelium enligt Martin, Sydsvenskan (Mars 17, 2003) 
Håkan Nilsson, Dunkelt. Gustavsson ger verkligheten suddiga kanter (Dagens Nyheter, April 7, 2001) Lia Gangitano, Mr Fascination (Trans Magazine, 2001)
Peggy Phelan, Repetition and Absence: The Paintings of Martin Gustavsson (2001) catalogue
Nordic Art Feature (ZOO, Issue 7, 2000) 
Monty DiPietro, Paintings that invite you to linger longer (The Japan Times, 2000) Jenny Nybom, “Band Mellan Människor” (Åbo underrättelser, Sept. 25 1999)
Jari Nikkola, Review (Aamuset, September 22 1999)
Bill Arning, Three Swedes (New Art Examiner, 1998) 
Marika Wachtmeister, “Konsten lever I Stockholm” (Kristianstadsbladet, Sept 1997)
Bo Madestrand, ”Vad händer i konsten”? (Expressen, August 25 1997)
Mårten Castenfors, ”Med ansiktet i blickpunkten” (Svenska Dagbladet, August 30 1997) Lars O Eriksson, ”Stillsamma höststart” (DN, August 1997)