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Charline von Heyl (b. 1960, Mainz, Germany)

Charline von Heyl was born in Mainz, Germany in 1960 and has lived in the United States since 1996. She studied painting in Hamburg and Düsseldorf and participated in the Cologne-based art scene in the 1980s. She currently divides her time between New York, NY and Marfa, TX.

In 2012 Charline von Heyl was named a recipient of the Wex Artist Residency, in association with the Wexner Center of Columbus, Ohio.

The first U.S. museum survey of her work was at the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston.

Her work has been exhibited both in the United States and abroad, including solo museum exhibitions at the Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom; the Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Nurnberg, Germany; the Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA; the Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA; the Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, MA; Le Consortium, Dijon, France; the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX; and the Vienna Secession, Vienna, Austria.

Group exhibitions include Oranges and Sardines: Conversations on Abstract Painting at the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, and Make Your Own Life: Artists In and Out of Cologne, which was organized at ICA and then traveled to the Museum of Contemporary Art in North Miami and the Henry Art Gallery in Seattle.

Von Heyl's works are in the collections of the Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; the Tate, London; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Hammer, Los Angeles; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, among others. 

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