Books

2009
L. Fassi, A Million Ways to Say No, Mousse, Milan.
2007
C. Keller, M. Faldbakken, Not Made Visible, Christoph Keller Editions, in association with JRP Ringier, Zurich.
E. Fumæsvik and K. Hiorthøy (eds.), Aleatoric Conttacts, STANDARD (BOOKS), Oslo.
O. Adelantando and S. Momin (eds.), The Impossibility of Translation, independent publication.
R. Janssen and N. Schafhausen, Changing Roles Artists’ personal views and wishes, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, pp. 46-48.
2003
R. Nesbitt, New Institutionalism: Harnessing the Means of Production, NIFCA, Glasgow.
2001
R. Nesbitt, Osculum Infame: The Dark Side of the White Cube, NIFCA, Glasgow.

Catalogues

2015
Collected by Thea Westrich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of Art, New York, NY
2013
Drawing Time Reading Time / Marking Language, The Drawing Center, London.
Matias Faldbakken, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Xerography, Firstsite, Colchester, UK
Transforming the Known: The Collection of Bert Kreuk, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, NL
Fragile?, Isola san Giorgio Maggiore, Venice, Italy
2012
Matias Faldbakken, Oslo, Texas, The Power Station, Dallas, TX
2009
Matias Faldbakken, Shocked into Abstraction (Ikon Gallery, Birmingham and The National Museum, Oslo).
2006
The Metaphysics of Youth (Fuoriuso,Pescara).
2005
The Parallel Life (Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt) am Main).
MF+MF, from Sharing Space Dividing Time (Nordic Pavilion, Venice Biennial, Venice).
Black Screen Book (Nordic Pavillion, Venice Biennale, Venice).
2004
On Reason and Emotion (Biennale of Sydney, Sydney).
MOMENTUM (Nordic Festival of Contemporary Art, Moss).
2003
Total Motiviert (Kunstverein München, Munich).
Art to the People (Bergen Kusthall, Bergen).
2002
A Jerky Flight Around a Desolate Bunker (Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo).

Interviews

2014
Fabian Stech & M. Faldbakken, ‘Matias Faldbakken’, Kuntsforum (May – June), pp. 172-185.
2012
G. E. Einarsson & M. Faldbakken, ‘Focus Nordic Countries Conversation’, Flash Art International (March – April)
2000
R. McDavid, ‘Condensation Points’, Art Review, no. 2: n.p.

Articles & Reviews

2016
Bravo, Arthur. “Matias Faldbakken: EUROPE IS BALDING,” This is Tomorrow, March 18th, 2016; http://thisistomorrow.info/articles/matias-faldbakken-europe-is balding
Helsvig, Simen Joachim. “It’s Beginning to Show,” Kunstkritikk, March 3rd, 2016; http://www.kunstkritikk.com/kritikk/its-beginning-to-show/
Smith, Roberta. “What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week: Matias Faldbakken, ‘Europe is Balding’,” The New York Times, March 4, 2016; http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2016/03/04/arts/design/art-galleries-nyc.html?ref=arts
2015
Smith, Roberta. “Wagner Collection at the Whitney, 25 Years of Astute Buying,” The New York Times, December 3, 2016; http://www.nytimes.com/2015/12/04/arts/design/wagner-collection-at-the-whitney-25-years-of-astute-buying.html.
2014
Faldbakken. Matias. “Heksa Og Armene (2014),” Mousse Magazine, December – January, 2015. pp. 108.
Tang, Ed. “Ones to watch: Ed Tang, of Christieʼs New York, picks three emerging artists,” Christieʼs Magazine, November – December 2014, pg. 36-37.
Larios, Pablo. “Reviews: Matias Faldbakken,” Frieze, November-December 2014, pg. 159.
Stech, Fabian and Faldbaken, Matais. “Matais Faldbaken,” Kuntsforum, May- June 2014, pg. 172-185.
Chang, Chris. “Sightlines: Andrée Sfeir-Semler,” Art in America, May 2014; pg. 33; illus.
Markus, David. “Matias Faldbakken at Paula Cooper,” Art in America, May 2014; pg. 161; illus.
“Matias Faldbakken at Paula Cooper Gallery,” Time Out New York, March 27-April 2, 2014; pg. 40
Doran, Anne. “Matias Faldbakken” Time Out New York, March 20-26, 2014, pp. 39, illus.
“Matias Faldbakken at Paula Cooper,” The New Yorker, March 24, 2014; pg. 14
Doran, Anne. “Matias Faldbakken at Paula Cooper Gallery,” Time Out New York, March 20-26, 2014; pg. 39; illus.
2013
Aspden, Peter. “Art into urban, urban into art,” The Financial Times, December 13, 2013
Nagesh, Ashitha. “A Bumpy Ride: Horror Film Truck to Show in Art Basel Miami Sculpture Park,” Blouin Artinfo, December 3, 2013
“Reviews in Brief: Matias Faldbakken at Simon Lee Gallery”, Modern Painters, September 2013, p. 115. Illus.
Wall Street International online ‘Agenda UK-Arts’ 16 October 2013
J. Farago and M. Hoegsberg, ‘Oslo: City Report,’ Frieze (April): 102-109
C. Fite-Wassilak, ‘Matias Faldbakken: Shall I write it,’ Gallerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, ArtReview (March): 146-147
N. Bozzi, ‘ Matias Faldbakken: Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam,’ Frieze online (8 January)
2012
I. Stevenheydens, ‘Matias Faldbakken: bureaucratic vandalism,’ Agenda Magazine (11 December)
D. Roelstraete, ‘Documenta 13,’ Artforum (November): 256-257
C. Lanyon, ‘Matias Faldbakken’s bipolar sculptures,’ South China Morning Post (28 October)
‘Matias Faldbakken “Intervention #21” at Museum Boijmans, Rotterdam,’ Mousse Magazine (September)
‘A Selection of work by artist Matias Faldbakken on view at Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen,’ Art Daily (3 September)
S. Strom, ‘Remote Control at ICA Review’, Artlyst (8 May)
2011
B. Lima, ‘ Matias Faldbakken: The Power Station’, Artforum Online (December).
2010
M. Mϋhling, K. Abgelöscht, ‘Short Waves’, Texte Zur Kunst (December): 184-187.
M. Brüggemeyer, ‘Punk im Museum’, Rolling Stone (October): 32.
M. Williams, ‘The conceptual saboteur puts the “no” in Norway’, Flaunt (Fall): 44-45.
L. Russel, ‘This is a Plastic Bag’, Very (October): 24-25.
É. Pelczer, ‘Snubbing the Art Vogue’, New York Arts Magazine (October).
“Paris Art Fairs: The Contemporary French Revolution”, Sleek (November).
2009
D. Eichler, ‘Stay with the Negative’, Frieze, No. 127 (November-December): n.p.
I. Blom,’Matias Faldbakken Discusses “Shocked into Abstraction”’, Artforum (September): 272-275.
2008
‘The Artist’s Pick, Matias Faldbakken’, ArtForum (December): 110.
C. Bollen, ‘Matias Faldbakken’, ArtForum, (March): 345-348.
A. Schlaegel, ‘Summer’s White Nights’, no. 259 (March-April): 116-118.
B. Haugstad, ‘Ser Pa Rus Frihets’, Bevegelser Kultur & Trender, no. 2 (May): 36-40.
2007
A. Sook, ‘Memorial to the Iraq War’, Frieze, No. 109: 185.
H. Martin, ‘Matias Faldbakken’, Frieze Yearbook 2007-2008: unpaginated.
2006
K. Røed, ‘Matias Faldbakken’, Contemporary Magazine, No. 85 (September): 32-35.
T. Olson, ‘Norwegian Art Scene, Profile 2: Matias Faldbakken’, Art Review (December).
K. Roed, ‘Matias Faldbakken’, Contemporary Magazine, No. 85 (September): 32-35.
F. Anders, A. Hoffmann, C. Lahr, ‘Auflösung’, Neue Gesellschaft für bildende Kunste (January): 86-87.
2004
S. Rees, ‘Sydney Biennale’, Flash Art, No. 237 (July-September): 47.
A. Rød, ‘Momentum’, Flash Art, No. 237 (July-September): 55.
2000
S. Andreassen, L. Bang Larsen, ‘NU: the Nordic’, Art Review, No. 3.

Publications By The Artist

2008
Unfun, J.W. Cappelen Publishing House, Olso.
2006
Kaldt Produkt, Kagge Forlag, Oslo.
2005
Snort Stories, J.W. Cappelen Publishing House, Oslo.
2002
Macht undRebel, J.W. Cappelen Publishing House, Oslo.
2001
The Cocka Hola Company, J.W. Cappelen Publishing House, Oslo.

Updated: September 23, 2017