Richard Höglund

b. 1982

Biography

Richard Höglund (b.1982, New York) was educated at Northeastern University, University Karlova in Prague, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts and Massachusetts Institute of Technology. 

Höglund’s unique practice explores the fundamental artistic methods of drawing and painting to create distinctive works that investigate the significance of these traditional media.

Richard Höglund uses language and mark making as a starting point, turning linear form into melodic abstract compositions through the use of particular materials such as microscopic shells collected on the banks of the Mississippi River, marble dust, pulverised bone, lead, tin, copper, silver and gold. The works reflect tone, timbre, time, mood, depth, colour, prescience and history.

Höglund was awarded the Prix Jeune Création, Paris, France (2006) and has participated in several residency programs including Villa Ruffieux, Sierre, Switzerland (2013), Cannonball, Miami, USA (2012) and Villa Bernasconi, Geneva, Switzerland (2010).

In 2013, Höglund was selected by Tacita Dean to participate in her workshop at the Fundación Botín in Santander.

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Exhibitions

2019, SYMPOSIUM: RICHARD HÖGLUND, The Bonnier Gallery, Miami, USA

2019, Twelve Joyful Hours, Ronchini Gallery, London

2018, Ibant Obscuri, Kvalitář, Prague, Czech Republic

2017, Untitled Art Fair, Ronchini Gallery, Miami, USA

TWO x TWO Auction, The Rachofsky House, Dallas, USA

2017, The Armory Show, Ronchini Gallery, New York

2016, Desert Octave, Custot Gallery, Dubai

2016, Primary Colours, Ronchini Gallery, London

2015, Skaftfell, Seyðisfjörður, Iceland

2015, Hashtag Abstract, Ronchini Gallery, London

2012, Tête, Berlin, Germany

2010, Mamco, Geneva, Switzerland