Irma Blanck was born in Germany but moved to Italy, where she still lives and works, when she was very young. She took part in Documenta in 1977 and the Venice Biennale in 2001.

Irma Blank
Irma Blank
Celle, 1934

Current Exhibitions

Irma Blank


16 Nov — 23 Sep
Curated by Andreas Hapkemeyer, the show brings together more than 50 works in ink or watercolor on paper by the German artist, continuing the exploration of the works in the Archivio di Nuova Scrittura which are part of the collection....

Past Exhibitions

Klappe Eins, Affe Tot…

17/12/2016 — 04/02/2017

Solo Shows


Life Line, P420, Bologna, Italy


Pink Writings, Lucie Fontaine, Milan, Italy


Irma Blank: Artist’s Books: editions & originals, P420 Arte Contemporanea, Bologna, Italy
Blank Archiv , Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin, Germany
Irma Blank: To Be, Alison Jacques Gallery, London, UK
Irma Blank: Breath Paintings, Museum Mostyn, Llandudno, UK


Without Words, P420 Contemporary Art, Bologna, Italy

Group Shows


Klappe eins, Affe tot, Kunstsaele Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Concrete Islands, Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles, CA
…und Eine Welt Noch, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Illegibility: The Contexts of Script, Art Stations Foundation, Poznan, Poland
ArteFiera 40. Storia di una Collezione. MAMbo, Bologna, Italy
Radical Drawings, Josee Bienvenu Gallery, New York, US
Walk the Line: Drawing Thought in Contemporary Art, Bernal Espacio, Madrid, Spain


An Art of One’s Own, Raffaella De Chirico Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
Timelines, Treviso Ricerca Arte, Treviso, Italy
Rituals, repetitions, constraints, temptations, Regional Museum of Contemporary Art Languedoc-Roussillon, Sérignan, France


Blue Times, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
Matter & Memory , Alison Jacques Gallery, London, UK
Così accade [So it happens], Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy Turin, Italy

Contacts & Details

City of birth: Celle Country of birth: Germany Date of birth: 1934 Lives in: Milan, Italy