Works by
Viola Yeşiltaç

Born in Hanover, Germany

Lives and works in New York, NY and Cologne, Germany

  • Installation view, Viola Yeşiltaç, "Strawberry of Cosmo," David Lewis, New York, 2016-17
  • Installation view, Viola Yeşiltaç, "bastard pears and barricades," Fondazione Brodbeck, Catania, Italy, 2016
  • Installation view, "KALEIDOSCOPE: The Indivisible Present," Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, 2016
  • Installation view, "Viola Yeşiltaç," Boatos Fine Arts, Sao Paulo, 2015
  • Viola Yeşiltaç, "Kleines Problem wird ploetzlich gross [ Small problem suddenly becomes big ]," 2015, Fountain pen ink on reverse of pink vinyl, 77.95 x 55.98 inches, 198 x 142.2 cm
  • Installation view, "No Entrance, No Exit," curated by Lumi Tan, The Kitchen, New York, 2015
  • Installation view, Viola Yeşiltaç, "Pawn to King und die fünf Souffleusen," David Lewis, New York, 2014
  • Installation view, Viola Yeşiltaç, "Le Costume Grotesque," CLEARING, Brussels, 2014
  • Installation view, "Death By Water. Death By Fire," Campoli Presti, Paris, 2013
  • Viola Yeşiltaç, "The Imminence of Poetics," 2012, Performance, 30th São Paolo Bienial, São Paolo, 2012
  • Installation view, "In Practice Projects," Sculpture Center, New York, 2010

Solo Exhibitions

  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Strawberry of Cosmo
    David Lewis, New York
    December 15, 2016—January 29, 2017
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    bastard pears & barricades
    Fondazione Brodbeck
    November 02, 2016—January 14, 2017
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Boatos Fine Arts
    April 09—May 26, 2015
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Le Costume Grotesque
    CLEARING, Brussels
    October 18—December 21, 2014
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Pawn to King und die fünf Souffleusen
    David Lewis, New York
    March 09—April 24, 2014
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Scharfstellen was Autofokus war
    Balice Hertling & Lewis, New York
    September 22—November 03, 2012
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    I Really Must Congratulate You on Your Attention to Detail
    Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art & Design, University of Dundee, SCT
    January 20—February 18, 2012
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    In Practice Projects
    Sculpture Center, New York
    September 13—November 29, 2010

Group Exhibitions

  • 99 Cents or Less
    Viola Yeşiltaç
    Curated by Jens Hoffmann
    Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Michigan
    May 19—September 06, 2017
  • Am Nuden Da: Retrospective
    Tyler Coburn, Viola Yeşiltaç, xxxxxxxxx
    Invited by Hana Noorali & Lynton Talbot
    CHELSEA space, London
    April 25—May 26, 2017
  • Evidence & Imagination
    Viola Yeşiltaç, Jason Loebs and John Roebas
    Curated by Dr. Anne Luther
    Kesselhaus, Berlin
    April 23—May 06, 2017
  • Laurel at Greenpoint
    Art Viewer
    Viola Yeşiltaç
    February 18—March 05, 2017
    Viola Yeşiltaç
    curated by Gabriel Lima
    Kai Matsumiya, New York
    January 19—February 26, 2017
  • Paper in Practice
    Viola Yeşiltaç
    Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, CA
    April 09—May 07, 2016
    The Indivisible Present
    Douglas Gordon, Pierre Huyghe, John Latham, Yoko Ono, Elizabeth Price, Dog Kennel Hill Project and Viola Yeşiltaç
    Modern Art Oxford, UK
    February 06—April 16, 2016
  • Dromosphere
    Melanie Bonajo, Hugo Canoilas, Vasco Costa, Filipe Feijão, Viola Yeşiltaç
    Galleria Collicaligreggi, IT
    June 05—September 25, 2015
  • Per Risplendere Devi Bruciare
    Charles Mayton, Viola Yeşiltaç
    Federico Vavassori
    April 10—18, 2015
  • The Bar at the End of the Night
    Alex Mackin Dolan, Greg Parma Smith, Jeffrey Joyal, Jared Madere, Viola Yeşiltaç, Charles Mayton, Israel Lund, Dawn Kasper
    David Lewis, New York
    January 30—February 24, 2015
  • No Entrance, No Exit
    Viola Yeşiltaç, Anna K. E., Alina Tenser
    The Kitchen, New York
    January 13—February 21, 2015
  • A Scanner, Darkly
    Will Benedict, Lucy Dodd, Nic Guagnini, Calla Henkel + Max Pitegoff, Dawn Kasper, Israel Lund, Charles Mayton, Greg Parma Smith, Viola Yeşiltaç
    David Lewis, New York
    October 08—November 17, 2013
  • Death by Water. Death by Fire.
    Lucy Dodd, Jutta Koether, Nora Schultz, Viola Yesiltac
    Campoli Presti, Paris, FR
    May 17—June 22, 2013
  • Catch as Catch Can
    Will Benedict, Kerstin Brätsch, Tom Burr, Michaela Eichwald, Nicole Eisenman, Jutta Koether, Nick Mauss, Francis Picabia, Shahryar Nashat, Lucy Skaer, Kianja Strobert, and Viola Yesiltac
    Curated by Fionn Meade
    Locks Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
    February 13—March 30, 2013
  • Needles in the Camel’s Eye
    Steven Baldi, Nina Beier, Andy Boot, Roe Ethridge, Sean Kennedy, Lucas Knipscher, Michael Krebber, Charles Mayton, Carter Mull, Pamela Rosenkranz, Anri Sala, Asha Schechter, Jesse Willenbring, Viola Yesiltac
    Thomas Duncan Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
    July 14—September 08, 2012
  • Interior, Exterior, Signage
    Viola Yeşiltaç
    Catherine Bastide Gallery, Brussels, BE
    June 10—July 16, 2011
  • Tax DAY & SMOKE
    Viola Yeşiltaç
    Emily Harvey Foundation, New York
    April 16—30, 2011
  • Balice Hertling & Lewis
    Charles Mayton, Viola Yeşiltaç
    Front Desk Apparatus, New York
    March 04—April 16, 2011


  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    how I pulled myself and my horse out of the swamp
    Performance at
    83 Pitt Street, New York


    a collaborative performance with David Louis Zuckerman

    November 18, 2017
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Truth Bistro
    The New Yorker, Goings On About Town
    February 2017
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Viola Yeşiltaç at David Lewis
    Contemporary Art Daily
    January 31, 2017
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    The Personal is Political: Viola Yeşiltaç's "Strawberry of Cosmo"
    Sara Roffino
    January 10, 2017
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Viola Yeşiltaç "bastard pears & barricades" at Fondazione Brodbeck, Catania
    Mousse Magazine
    December 2016
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    10 Art Events to Attend in New York City This Week
    by Alex Greenberger
    December 12, 2016
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Heitland-Foundation Honneurs 2016: Viola Yeşiltaç
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Bastard pears & barricades: Viola Yeşiltaç alla Fondazione Brodbeck
    Art Special Day
    by Valentino Certo
    November 23, 2016
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    The march of time at Modern Art Oxford: Celebrating 50 years
    by Emma Crichton-Miller
    February 11, 2016
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Kaleidoscope: The Indivisible Present
    studio international
    by Francesca Wade
    February 06, 2016
  • Becky Beasley, Paul Caffell, Attila Csörgő, Michael Dean, Liz Deschenes, Raphael Hefti, Corin Hewitt, Ode de Kort, Laura Lamiel, Oliver Laric, Marie Lund, Justin Matherly, Fabio Sandri, Luca Trevisani, Viola Yeşiltaç, and a selection of early publications on the work of Medardo Rosso
    The Camera's Blind Spot II
    Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp
    March 29—July 19, 2015
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    No Entrance, No Exit
    by Laura McLean-Ferris
    March 2015
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    #TheList: Pari Dust'S 10 New Fine Artists to Know
    Harper's Bazaar
    by Pari Ehsan
    February 12, 2015
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    No Entrance, No Exit
    The Brooklyn Rail
    by Kara L. Rooney
    February 05, 2015
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    No Entrance, No Exit
    The New Yorker
    January 08, 2015
  • Will Benedict, Nicolás Guagnini, Calla Henkel & Max Pitegoff, Dawn Kasper, Israel Lund, Aubrey Mayer, Charles Mayton, Viola Yeşiltaç
    Episode 3
    The Sixth Year
    by Alex Ross Perry
    June 25, 2014
  • Viola Yeşiltaç and Oliver Input
    Habite de Tabletier
    April 16—16, 2014
  • Israel Lund, Lucy Dodd, Viola Yeşiltaç
    A Scanner, Darkly
    by Ali Pechman
    October 31, 2013
  • Dawn Kasper, Israel Lund, Viola Yeşiltaç
    "A Scanner, Darkly" at David Lewis Gallery
    by Andrew Russeth
    October 22, 2013
  • Charles Mayton, Lucy Dodd, Viola Yeşiltaç, Greg Parma Smith
    "A Scanner, Darkly" at David Lewis
    Grey Magazine
    by Claudia Vitarelli
    October 20, 2013
  • Matt Keegan & James Richards, Marie Lund, Rose Marcus, Emily Mast, Lucy Skaer, and Viola Yesiltac
    It’s Over There
    Curated by Rachel LaBine
    Simone Subal, New York
    January 10—February 10, 2013
  • Viola Yeşiltaç
    Viola Yeşiltaç
    by Allese Thomson
    October 22, 2012