Michael Müller

Born 1970 in Ingelheim am Rhein, DE
Lives and works in Berlin, DE

Michael Müller draws from the themes of linguistics, numerical signs, stellar- and solar-systems, the impacts and effects of which, although based on empirical results, are largely invented by the artist himself. Müller is widely known for his drawing and work in writing, although he also works across other mediums such as sculpture, installation and painting. His work has been exhibited at the Kunst-Werke Berlin and is represented in the public collections of the MOCA, Los Angeles, the Kunstmuseum Bonn and the Museum Biedermann in Donaueschingen in Germany and others.

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Gleichnis, 2015

Steel, styrofoam, lacquer, polyester, 100 x 120 x 540 cm

After Internet Art, 2015

Print on cardboard, each: 32.4 x 38.7 cm

Beyond the White Cube (Zeigen), 2015

Plastic, foam, puzzle pieces, lamp, historical figure, 3D printed arm

Wer spricht? (Die Stimmen), 2015

10 pedestals with loudspeakers, installation view at KW Institute for Contemporary Art Berlin

Turn around (Hand painting), 2015

Colour lacquer on belgian canvas, 239 x 178 cm

Shift (Dictionary of the Possible), 2014

pencil on paper, 52 x 68.5 cm

Untersuchung zu vier Formen, Nr. 3, 2014

pencil on paper, 52 x 68.5 cm

Installation View, 2015


Spastiker, Satyriasis, Hysterikerin, 2014

Glazed ceramic, dimensions variable

Das Hoffen auf die Wiedergeburt des Dr. Martin Luthers als Muslima, 2014

Aluminium stand, digital print, 86 x 100 x 64 cm

Ulrich, 2014

Oil on Formica, 50,5 x 34,7 cm

Aufbruch, 2014

Glazed ceramic on MDF pedestal, 63 x 60 x 40 cm

Prinz und Sklave, 2014

Plaster and painted MDF, 130 x 100 x 50 cm

Bienengarten, 2012

Clay, sponge, plexiglas, sticker, 23 x 50 x 30 cm

1/2 kleine Schule des Sehens, 2014

Pencil on pink paper, (detail)

Sitzen, 2014

Porcelain and painted iron, 26 x 31 x 31 cm

Untitled, 2014

Men's trousers, gauze bandage, sponge, acrylic, plaster, cotton nappies, safety belt, string, 19 x 46 x 28 cm

Metaphysik, 2014

Wood, oil, acrylic plaster, insulated copper cable, tripod, dimensions variable

Deutscher Rehrücken, 2014

Wood, building foam, plaster, gauze bandage, acrylic and wire, t-shirt, lacquer, shashlik skewer, 152 x 125 x 40 cm

Trojanisches Pferd, 2014

Adhesive tape, card, soot, lacquer, 38 x 26 x 13 cm

Miezekatze, 2014

Adhesive tape, card, stool, lacquer, 35 x 25 x 15 cm

Sattelpunkt, 2014

Adhesive tape, card, soot and lacquer

Innen und außen, unbekannt, 2013

Stone, ceramic, sponge, dimension varable

Beobachter, 2014

Digital print on aluminium, dimension variable
Werkzeuge, 2014
Engobe ceramic, dimension varable

Relaunch at the Museumshop, 2014

Aluminium stand, bag, flyer, 223 x 100 x 40 cm

Zusammen, 2013

Ceramic, batik, tea light, steel, pencil on paper, dimensions variable

The Perfect Readymade, 2013

Oyster, metal ball, 4 x 11 x 5 cm

Erbstück nach 45, 2008

Part 1: acrylic, gouache, varnish and pencil on paper; 82 x 66,5 cm, Part 2: pencil on paper, 56 x 44,5 cm

Aus den Aufzeichnungen eines Wolkenvermessers, 2010

Pencil on paper, 90 x 94 cm

Borke, 2013

Acrylic on glass, 90 x 40 cm

(la:ma) Reflecting (on) Pink Elephants Diktatur der Form, 2008

Part 1: acrylic and ink on wood, 57 x 42 cm, Part 2: pencil on paper, 81,5 x 81,5 cm

(la:ma) Reflecting (on) Pink Elephants Freier Zufall, 2008

Part 1: acrylic, lacquer and oil on wood, 52,5 x 58 cm, Part 2: pencil on paper, 80 x 105 cm

Nach dem Krieg (Erfurter Serie), 2013

Black colored wallpaper paste and woodchip wallpaper on plaster board, 60 x 120 cm

Nordziege, 2008

6-part work, 150 x 165 cm, ink and pencil on paper, caoutchouc on wood, acrylic, gouache, lacquer

ohne Titel (untitled), 2013

Pencil on paper, 96 x 140 cm

Point of View, 2007

Pencil on paper and aluminium showcase, 170 x 40 x 40 cm

Schwarmverhalten, 2013

Pencil and gouache on wood, 160 x 80 cm

Warum haben Maler immer Probleme in den Ecken? (Erfurter Serie), 2013

Ink on woodchip wallpaper and acrylic on glass, clip-on picture frame, 29,7 x 21 cm

What Do You See?, 2013

Acrylic and lacquer on canvas, 62 x 62 cm

Reinmachen (to erase myself in one hour), 2010

Pencil, acrylic, silicone paint on canvas, 189 x 239 cm

The Journey until the End of Line, 2008

Pencil on Financial-Times paper, 50 x 70 cm