Born 1975, Bratislava, Czechoslovakia
Died 2011, Prague, Czech Republic

Education

1986-1990
Secondary School of Applied Arts, Prague

1991-1998
Academy of Fine Arts, Prague

Awards, stipends, residencies

Residency Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE, 2005
Chalupecky Prize, 2004
Residency ISCP, New York City, US, 2003
Residency Neue Galerie Graz, Graz, AT, 2001
Residency Rotterdam, NL, 2000

Solo exhibitions

2020

A Gap, hunt kastner, Prague

2019

(Con)Texts of Ján Mančuška, GVUO, Ostrava

2017

Oppression Born of an Initial Figment, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE
Ján Mančuška. Me, the Double, and the Other, Centre Vox, Montreal, CA

2016

Moravian Gallery, Brno
Museum Sztuki, Lodz, PL

2015

First Retrospective, Kunsthalle Bratislava, SK
First Retrospective, curated by Vít Havranek, Prague City Gallery at the Municipal Library, Prague
The Big Mirror, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE

2013

The Missing Room, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY, USA
The Missing Room, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE

2010

Against Interpretation, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, DE
Everything that really is, but has been forgotten, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE
This is how it really happened, Georg Kargl Box, Vienna, AT

2009

Bange vor dem zuerst Ausgedachten, Karin Guenther Gallery, Hamburg, DE

2008

He: “Have you been there?” She: “He said after a while…”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Southwest pillar and its shadow at the beginning of the novel, tranzitdisplay, Prague
Only those wild species that appeal to people will survive, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, CH

2007

The Invisible – Acting in Sequences, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main, DE
Sorry for Being so Late, West London Projects, London, UK
A Gap, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE

2006

The First Minute of the Rest of a Movie, with Jonas Dahlberg, Kunstverein Bonn, DE The First Minute of the Rest of a Movie, with Jonas Dahlberg, Neue Kunsthalle St. Gallen, CH
Killer without a Cause, Art Unlimited, Art Basel 37, Basel, CH

2005

Home Alone, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
True Story, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Time in Sequences, City Gallery Bratislava at the Palffy Palace, SK

2004

Ján Mančuška, Marc Foxx West Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Read it…, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY, USA

2003

Next Year in Marienbad, with Marketa Othová, Czech Centre New York, NY, USA
Jan Ondreicka Boris Mančuška , with Boris Ondreicka, Centre for Contemporary Art and NoD Gallery, Prague
Conceptual, Gallery Raketa, Usti nad Labem

2002

Ján Mančuška, Jiři Kovanda, Gallery Na bidýlku, Brno
Love, with Boris Ondreicka and Jesper Alvaer, Open Gallery, Bratislava, SK
Prague 13, Gallery V. Špála, Prague

2001

Me, Gallery MXM, Prague
I Don’t like To Go to the Bathroom Anywhere Else but Here, House of Art, České Budějovice

2000

Liberated Household, Gallery Na bidýlku, Brno
Things around, as a part of Gallery Tentprogram, Rotterdam, NL

Group exhibitions

2022

Strategies of Success, Ústí nad Labem House of Arts, curated by Juraj Čarný, Ústí nad Labem

2021

The Mirror Effect, Modern Art Gallery in Roudnice nad Labem
No Art Today? New work from the Prague City Gallery Collection, Prague City Gallery at the Municipal Library, Prague

2019

Im Licht der Nacht. Vom Leben im Halbdunkel, Marta Herford, Herford, DE
Come together, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE
DESIGNAL: The Story of (Post-)conceptual art in Slovakia, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, HU

2018

Germany is not an island, Acquisitions 2012–2016, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, DE

2017

And Then ThereWere None, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE
La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, FR
Medium Figure, Colloredo-Mansfeld Palace, Prague

2016

Last Year in Marienbad, Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
Hermann Tritt Schüchtern Herein, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE

2015

One More Time – The Exhibition of our exhibitions, Mamco, Geneve, CH
Reality Czech: The Czech Avant-Garde Now, screening at Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK Silver Lining – 25th Anniversary of the Jindřich Chalupecký Award, TradeFair Palace
Nach dem Frühen Tod, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, DE

2014

Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module, New Museum, New York, NY, US
The Beginning of the Century, Gallery of Fine Arts in Ostrava
Rekonstrukce, Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem

2013

1966-79, Institut d’Art Contemporain, Vielleurbanne, Rhone-Alpes, FR
Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, CIC Contemporary Image Collective, Cairo, EG

2012

Objects In Mirror Are Closer Than They Appear, Tate Project Space, London, UK
The Beginning of Century, Gallery of West Bohemia, Pilzen
Rearview Mirror: New Art from Central & Eastern Europe, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, CA
For You, Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, PL
Never odd or even – a text spaced exhibition, Museet for Samtidskunst | Museum of ContemporaryArt, Roskilde, DK
Formes brèves, autres, 25, 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz, FR
Kunstverein Salzburg, AT
How to Make – Ideen, Notationen, Materialisierungen, Kunsthaus Dresden, DE

2011

Power to the People – Contemporary Conceptualism and the Object in Art, Australian Center for Contemporary Art, AU
SALONS DE LECTURE, Kunsthalle Mulhouse, Mulhouse, FR
Life Stories, MOCAD, Detroit, US
Alice in Wonderland, The Finnish Museum of Photography, Turku, FL
.so schön? / .so beautiful?, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, DE
…a nezapomente na kvetiny/ And Don’t Forget the Flowers, Moravian Gallery, Brno

2010

At Home / Not at Home, CCS Bard, Bard College, US Photo I, Photo You, Calvert 22, London, UK

2009

Bange vor dem zuerst Ausgedachten, Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg, DE
Po sametu | After Velvet, City Gallery Prague
Je est un autre, Meyer Riegger, Berlin, DE
Die Welt als Bühne, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, DE
4+4 Days in Motion, 14th International theatre festival, Prague
The Matrix: An Unstable Reality, 28th Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, SI
Compass In Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Foundation Contemporary Drawings Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA

2008

Zvon 2008, City Gallery Prague
Other than Yourself. An Investigation between Inner and Outer Space, Thyssen –Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT
Scene missing, Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna, AT
Scene missing, Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin, DE
Schwarze Galle, Roter Saft – Aspekte des Melancholischen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, b-05 Kunst-und Kulturzentrum, Montabaur, DE
In the Beginning, University Art Gallery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Doron Sebbag Art Collection, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, IL

2007

Pratiquesdu (Non) Visible, FRAC Lorain, Metz, FR
Against time, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, SE
The word in art, Research and the avant-garde in the 20th century, Mart – Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, IT
There is no border…, Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck, AT
Made in Germany, Überblicksschau zur jüngeren Gegenwartskunst in Deutschland, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Kestnergesellschaft and Kunstverein Hannover, DE
Zwischen zwei toden | Between Two Deaths, Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, DE
Some Time Waiting, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, FR
Tricky, Galeria Estrany-dela Mota, Barcelona, ES

2006

THIS IS NOT FOR YOU: Sculptural Discourses, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT
tranzit: Auditorium, Stage, Backstage. An Exposure in 32 Acts, Frankfurter Kunstverein, DE
Riss/Lücke/Scharnier A, Galerie Nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, AT
This is Not for You, Discurse der Skulptur, Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT
I/Ich, Performative Onthology, Secession,Vienna, AT
Yes Bruce Nauman, Zwirner&Wirth, New York, NY, USA
Sammlung Thyssen Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna, AT
Galerie Nächst St.Stephan, Vienna, AT
Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, FR
Undo Redo, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, DE
Of Mice and Men, 4th Berlin Biennale, DE
Kontakt, tranzit.sk, MUMOK Vienna, AT

2005

Model of Word – Quadrophonia, Czech and Slovak Pavilion, 51. Biennale di Venezia, IT
The Last Generation, curated by Max Henry, Apex Art, New York, NY, USA
William Horner, Ján Mančuška, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK
Labyrinth, curated by Vesela Sretenovic, David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI, USA
Temporary Imports, curated by Susanne Titz, ArtForum Berlin 2005, Berlin, DE
Wall Pieces, Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels, BE
Déjà vu, Österreichische Galerie Belvedere, Vienna, AT
Narrow Focus, tranzit studios, Bratislava, SK
Gustav Kluge, Ján Mančuška and Clemens von Wedemeyer, Meyer Riegger, Karlsruhe, DE
Cultural Domestication, Instinctual Desire, curated by Debra Davis), CVA Gallery, University of Toledo, Ohio, US
Sutton Lane in Paris, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot c/o Sutton Lane Gallery, Paris, FR
Zvon 2005, Biennial of Young Art, City Gallery, Prague, CZ

2004

Passage d’Europe, Musée d’Art Moderne, St. Etienne, FR
The Ten Commandments, Deutsches Hygiene-Museum, Dresden, DE
Time and Again, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL
Open, curated by Richard Torcia, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Pennsylvania, PA, USA
Like Beads on an Abacus designed to Calculate Infinity, curated by Andrew Hunt, Rockwell Gallery, London, UK
Hot Destination – Marginal Destiny, Brno House of Arts(DUMB)
Observatory, Palais Des Arts, Dresden, DE

2003

Peter Coffin, Brett Milspaw, Ján Mančuška, Ara Peterson and Elif Uras, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Things you don’t know, K&S Galerie, Berlin, DE
Survey 03, Futura, Prague
Prague Biennale 1, Prague National Gallery at the Trade Fair Palace
Balkan Consulat, < rotor > association, Graz, AT

2002

Artchitektura, Galerie J. Fragnera, Prague
Centre of Attraction, 8th Baltic Triennial of International Art, Vilnius, LT
Pass me the Butterfly, d.u.m.b.o. Arts Centre, New York, NY, USA
Stuttgarter Kunstverein, DE
Manifesta 4, Frankfurt, DE
Fourth Biennial of Young Artists, Prague City Gallery

2001

Make-Shift Intimacy, Gallery of Foundation and Center of Contemporary Art, Prague

2000

Laboratory of Contemporary Tendencies, Prague National Gallery at the Trade Fair Palace
Überlebenskunst, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, DE
Women Come and Go, Only We sci-fi Writers Remain, with BJ, gallery 706, Ostrava

1999

Distant Similarities, Something Better then Cosmetics, Prague National Gallery at the Trade Fair Palace