Florian Morlat

b. 1968, Munich, Germany

Lives in Los Angeles



1997-1999  MFA UCLA Sculpture, Los Angeles, CA

1993-96    Kunstakademie Duesseldorf, diploma

1990-93    Akademie der bildenden Kuenste Munich


Solo Exhibitions

2017   Everything Has an End, Only the Sausage Has Two, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA

2013   Sticks and Stones pt. 1 & 2, Cherry and Martin Gallery, Los Angeles

2009   1 -2’ – 5’, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin, Germany

2008   Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles,  CA

2007   Solo Presentation, Art Positions, Daniel Hug Gallery, Art Basel Miami Beach

       Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005   Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Munich, Germany

2004   Return to Valley Grass Land, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003   Galerie Michael Hall, Vienna, Austria


Group Exhibitions (selected)

2016   Truth Syrup, Guggenheim Gallery, Chapman University, Orange, CA

       We Like Explosions, The Pit, Los Angeles, CA 

2014   The Outlanders, The Pit, Los Angeles

2011   New Shadow Old Legs, 11R Gallewry , New York

       Home show revisited, MCA Santa Barbara

       Matt Connors, Robert Cummings, Florian Morlat, Cherry and Martin Gallery, Los Angeles

2010   Held Up by Columns, Renwick Gallery, New York

2008   Meisterwerke des 21. Jahrhunderts, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin, Germany

2007   Tamar Halpern, Florian Morlat, and Michael Phelan, Eleven Rivington, NY

       Various, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

       All Hands on Deck, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Munich, Germany

2006   The Subtlety of________ and the Fortidude of_________, Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago, IL

       Nothing Up the Sleeve, Glendale Community College, CA

       Abstract Art Now – Strictly Geometrical?, Wilhelm-Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany

       From the Other End of the World, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin

       YBA, Gagosian Gallery Belin, Berlin Biennale, curated by Ali Subotnick, Mauritzio Cattelan and Olaf           Metzel

2005   Brutal Ornamental,  Galerie Kosak Hall, Vienna Austria

       Liquid Crystal, Lothringer 13, Munich Germany

       Beyond, Beneath, Behind, Codex-Partners, Munich, Germany

2004   Und im Winde Klirren die Fahnen, Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Munich

       Komando Pfannenkuchen, Daniel Hug Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2001   Sharing Sunsets, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ curated by Julie Deamer

1999   The Temptations, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles, CA curated by Dennis Cooper



2013    Christopher Knight ‘Review: Florian Morlat sculpts an engagingly strange show’ Los Angeles Times

2007    Terry Meyers, ‘Florian Morlat at Rowley Kennerk Gallery’, Modern Painter

        Cotter, Holland, “Tamar Halpern, Florian Morlat, And Michael Phelan’, The New York Times