DANIEL RICHTER

BIOGRAPHY

 

Born in Eutin, Germany, 1962.
Lives and Works in Berlin, Germany.

 

Education:    

 

Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, Germany, 1995

 

Academic Positions:

 

2006     

Professor, Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria

 

2005     

Professor, Berlin University of the Arts, Germany

 

2003     

Guest Professor, Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, Germany


Selected Solo Exhibitions:

 

2017

“Daniel Richter: Le Freak,” Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France, June 22 – July 29, 2017

 

2016

“Daniel Richter: Lonely Old Slogans,” Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark, September 8, 2016 – January 8, 2017; travels to 21er Haus, Vienna, Austria, February 3 – June 5, 2017; Camden Arts Centre, London, UK, July 2 – September 17, 2017; catalogue

“Daniel Richter: wild thing,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, June 25 – August 20, 2016

“Daniel Richter: Half-Naked Truth,” Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg Villa Kast, Austria, January 23 – March 12, 2016

 

2015

“Daniel Richter. Hello, I Love You,” Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany, October 9, 2015 – January 17, 2016; catalogue

 

2014
"Daniel Richter: Chromos Goo Bugly," Galerie im Taxispalais, Innbruck, Austria, September 13 – November 23, 2014; catalogue

2013

“spandrillen – mamillen – ronald,” Kunstvereun Augsburg, Augsburg, Germany, November 24, 2013 – January 19, 2014
"New Images, " Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, March 23 – April 20, 2013
“Match 2013: Two Men with Glasses and a Woman in an Igloo,” Esbjerg Art Museum, Esbjerg, Denmark, May 25 – September 1, 2013

2012
"Voyage, Voyage," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France, July 4 – 28, 2012
"Daniel Richter: A concert of purpose and action," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, January 7 – February 18, 2012

2011
“10001 nacht,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, November 12 –December 17, 2011; traveled to Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany, September 4 – November 6, 2011; catalogue

2010
"Daniel Richter: ANTI AWAY," Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia, September 24 – November 17, 2010
"Daniel Richter: Spagotzen," Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg Villa Kast, Austria, July 24- August 28, 2010

2009
“Daniel Richter: Imitators Be There,” Galerie Haas, Zurich, Switzerland, December 11, 2009 – January 29, 2010; catalogue
“Daniel Richter: Technowarrior,“ Grimm Fine Arts, Amsterdam, Netherlands, November 28, 2009 – January 10, 2010
“Daniel Richter,” Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Vienna, Austria, October 23 – January 10, 2010; catalogue
“Oh La La,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, June 19 – August 1, 2009

2008
“Daniel Richter: A Major Survey,” Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO, October 4, 2008 – January 11, 2009
“Die Idealisten,” David Zwirner, New York, NY, March 25 – May 3, 2008
“Rock und Polizei,” Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, January 26 – March 1, 2008

2007
“Daniel Richter,” Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany, May 4 – August 5, 2007; traveled to Gemeentenmuseum, The Hague, Netherlands, October 20, 2007 – March 24, 2008; CAC Málaga, Málaga, Spain, April 11 – July 13, 2008; catalogue

2006
“Daniel Richter,” Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, October 21 – December 9, 2006
“Daniel Richter - Huntergrund,” Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel, Switzerland, June 11 – September 24, 2006
“Daniel Richter und Uwe Lausen,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, March 23 – April 22, 2006

2005
“Acht Stunden sind kein Tag,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, June 18 – July 9, 2005

2004
“Daniel Richter: The Morning After,” David Zwirner, New York, NY, May 10 – June 19, 2004
“Pink Flag – White Horse,” The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada, March 27 – May 23, 2004; traveled to Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada, October 8 – November 28, 2004; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada, June 25 – September 10, 2005; catalogue

2003
“Hirn,” Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany, May 9 – June 22, 2003; catalogue
“Hearn,” Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece, June 5 – July 12, 2003

2002
“Grünspan,” K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany, October 12, 2002 – January 19, 2003; catalogue

2001
“La Cause du Peuple,” Patrick Painter Inc., Los Angeles, CA, September 15 – October 13, 2001
“Billard um halb Zehn,” Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel, Germany, May 20 – July 15, 2001; catalogue

2000
“Die Frau; Rock'n'Roll; Tod - Nein Danke!,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, September 24 – October 28, 2000; catalogue
“Für Immer,” (Tal R und Daniel Richter) Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, Germany, June 24 – August 20, 2000; catalogue
“Je ne suis pas un robot,” Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France, 2000

1999
“Experiment Freund,” Galerie Freund/Wind, Vienna, Austria, 1999            
“Fool on a Hill,” Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany, 1999

1998
“Organisierte Kriminalität,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, September 29 – November 28, 1998

1997
“17 Jahre Nasenbluten,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, February 1 – March 8, 1997; catalogue

1996
Galerie Jürgen Becker, Hamburg, Germany, 1996

1995
“Neue Bilder,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, September 1 – October 14, 1995n

Selected Group Exhibitions:

 

2017

“Swimming Together: Izvor Pende and Daniel Richter,” Gallery of Fine Arts, Split, Croatia, October 10, 2017 – 

“German Encounters: Contemporary Masterworks from the Deutsche Bank Collection,” Garage Gallery, Fire Station, Doha, Qatar, October 3, 2017 – January 20, 2018

“The Men Who Fell from Earth,” Holstebro Kunstmuseum, Holstebro, Denmark, September 16, 2017 – January 7, 2018

“im Atelier Liebermann: Daniel Richter/Jack Bilbo,” Stiftung Brandenburger Tor, Max Liebermann Haus, Berlin, Germany, April 28 – May 18, 2017; catalogue

 

2016

“Viehof Collection,” Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, October 1, 2016 – January 22, 2017; catalogue

“A Question of Perspective,” Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 22 – March 5, 2016

 

2014

“Eurasia. A View on Painting,” Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris Pantin, France, November 27, 2014 – February 7, 2015
"Ordinary Freaks - The Principle of Coolness in Pop Culture, Theatre and Museum," Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Austria, September 28 – November 20, 2014
"Chat Jet (Part 2): Sculpture in Reflection," Künstlerhaus, Halle für Kunst & Medien, Graz, Austria, June 6 – August 14, 2014
"Infinite Jest," Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany, June 5 – September 7, 2014

2013

“Landschaft nach 2000,” Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany, October 27, 2013 – March 30, 2014
“Commodious Thoughts from Outer Space,” curated by Gerwald Rockenschaub, Galerie Krobath, Vienna, Austria, October 11 – November 14, 2013
“Von Georg Baselitz bis Daniel Richter,” Lyonel-Feininger-Galerie, Quedlinburg, Germany, June 2 – August 25, 2013
“Dritte Welle – Die Gruppe SPUR, der Pop und die Politik,” Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, Germany, May 25 – September 8, 2013
“Papierarbeiten II – 70er Jahre bis Heute,” Galerie Max Weber Six Friedrich, Munich, Germany, April 8 – May 16, 2013
“Nightfall,” Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic, March 28 – May 24, 2013
“Disaster/The End of Days,” Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris Pantin, France, March 3 – June 23, 2013


2012
“Heute. Malerei,” Kunstmuseum Kloster unser lieben Frauen, Magdeburg, Germany, October 16, 2012 – February 17, 2013; catalogue
“Nightfall,” Modem Modern Art Museum, Debrecen, Hungary, October 7, 2012 – February 3, 2013
“Pink Caviar: New works in the Collection 2009 – 2011,” Louisiana Museum, Humlebæk, Denmark, May 24 – August 19, 2012
“Einmal Unterwelt und zurück,” Residenzgalerie, Salzburg, Austria, May 4 – July 1, 2012
“ART AND PRESS,” Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany, March 23 – June 24, 2012; catalogue
“Berlin zeichnet!,” Stadtgalerie Kiel/Städtische Galerie Sindelfingen, Germany, February 4 – April 9, 2012
“20Stuck,” Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany, 2012


2011
“HALLELUHWAH!: Homage à CAN,” Kuntlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany, November 24 – December 18, 2011 
“Made in Italy,” Gagosian Gallery, Rome, Italy, May 27 – July 29, 2011
“Festival der Tiere,” Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Vienna, Austria, March 7 – August 21, 2011
“Berlin zeichnet!,” Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany, 2011

2010
“Hareng Saur : Ensor and Contemporary Art,” S.M.A.K. Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent, Belgium, October 31, 2010 – February 27, 2011
“PAINTERS on the run,” curated by Daniel Richter, Kunsthaus Stade, Stade, Germany, October 5, 2010 – January 9, 2011; catalogue
“Permanent Trouble. Kunst aus der Sammlung Kopp München,” Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie, Regensburg, Germany, March 21 – June 13, 2010
“Disquieted,” Portland Art Musuem, Portland, OR, February 20, 2010 – May 16, 2010
“Die Nacht. Nachtdarstellungen in der zeitgenössischen Malerei,” Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst, Germany, January 15 – April 5, 2010
“Berlin zeichnet!,” Ludwigmuseum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz, Germany, 2010

 

2009

“Ferne Nähe – Natur in der Kunst der Gegenwart“, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, September 10 – November 15, 2009
“DIE KUNST IST SUPER!,” Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany, September 5, 2009 – February 14, 2010
“Paint Made Flesh,” The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee, January 23 – May 10, 2009; travels to The Phillips Collection, Washington, D.C, June 20 – September 13, 2009; The Memorial Art Gallery, The University of Rochester, Rochester, New York, NY, 2009
“60 Years – 60 Works: Art from the Federal Republic of Germany,” Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany, May 1 – June 14, 2009; catalogue
“Accrochage,” Nicole Hackert Firmensitz, Berlin, Germany, 2009


2008
“Olaf Metzel, Markus Oehlen, Daniel Richter – Pictures,” Galerie Andreas Höhne, Munich, Germany, December 1 – 19, 2008
“The Gallery,” David Zwirner, New York, NY, July 3 – August 8, 2008

2007
“Der Symbolismus und die Kunst der Gegenwart,” Van der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany, June 24 – September 30, 2007; catalogue
“Passion for Art,” Essl Museum, Klosterneuburg/Vienna, Austria, March 15 – August 26, 2007
“Paint it Blue,” Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany, March 10 – May 28, 2007; catalogue
“Die Peitsche der Erinnerung,” E-Werk, Freiburg; Kunstverein Rosenheim, Rosenheim, Germany, July 15 – August 26, 2007
“Jetzt,” Beck & Eggeling Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany, 2007
“Presentation Stedelijk Museum Portfolio,” Grimm Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, January 1 – February 28, 2007

2006
“Replacing Mashkov, Recent acquisitions by the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag,” Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands, December 9, 2006 – April 22, 2007
“Ein Teller ELEND,” layr Wuestenhagen Contemporary, Vienna, Austria, 2006
“What would I be without you…,” City Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic, July 4 – October 22, 2006
“Once upon a Time in the West,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, June 10 – July 29, 2006
“Full House – Gesichter einer Sammlung,” Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany, April 2 – October 22, 2006
“Beaufort02,” 2006 Beaufort Triennial, Ostende, Belgium, April 1 – October 1, 2006
“Tokyo-Berlin / Berlin-Tokyo,” Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan, January 28 – May 7, 2006; traveled to Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany, June 7 – October 3, 2006; catalogue


2005
“Styles und Stile. Aktuelle Malerei aus Deutschland aus der Sammlung Scharpff,” Goethe Institut Sofia, Sofia, Bulgaria, 2005
“La nouvelle peinture Allemande,” Le Musée d’art contemporain, Nimes, France, May 11 – September 18, 2005; catalogue
“Daniel Richter/Jonathan Meese,” Kunsthaus Stade, Stade, Germany, 2005
“UdK Berlin - Fakultät Bildende Kunst,” Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany, October 22, 2005 – January 29, 2006
“Falckenberg Collection,” Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland, 2005
“The Triumph of Painting Part,” The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK, January 26 – October 30, 2005; traveled to Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds, UK, January 25 – March 12, 2006


2004
“Rheingold III,” Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany, November 21, 2004 – February 27, 2005 
“Huts,” Douglas Hyde Gallery, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, October 23 – December 1, 2004; catalogue
“Curry Expo,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, March 23 – April 17, 2004
“Neueröffnung,” Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany, 2004

2003
“Unheimlich,” Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst, Germany, November 23, 2003 – January 25, 2004; catalogue
“Heißkalt – Aktuelle Kunst aus der Sammlung Scharpff,” Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany, November 7, 2003 – February 29, 2004
“Berlin – Moskau/Moskau – Berlin 1950-2000,” Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany, September 25, 2003 – January 5, 2004
“Ludwig Richter und seine Schüler + Daniel Richter,” Hochschule für Bildende Künste Dresden, Dresden, Germany, 2003
“New Abstract Painting. Painting Abstract Now,” Museum Morsbroich, Morsbroich, Germany, June 1 – September 28, 2003; catalogue

2002
“Preis der Nationalgalerie,” Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany, May 17 – July 7, 2002
“Kunst nach Kunst,” Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany, August 18 – November 3, 2002; catalogue
“Looking at Painting I,” Galerie Tanit, Munich, Germany, 2002

2001
“Vantage Point,” Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland, March 8 – May 7, 2001
“Painting 2001,” Victoria Miro Gallery, London, UK, February 1 – March 17, 2001

2000
“Die Beute - Produktivität und Existenz,” Kunstamt Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany, April 1 – May 14, 2000
“Abstrakte Kunst,” Neues Museum, Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design, Nürnberg, Germany, May 19 – July 9, 2000; catalogue
“Berlin - Binnendifferenz, Phase 1 – Wien,” Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna, Austria, April 28 – June 24, 2000
“Europe - Different Perspectives in Painting,” MuMi Museo Michetti, Francavilla al Mare, Italy, 2000; catalogue 
“SALON,” Delfina Project Space, London, UK, November 11 – December 17, 2000
“German Festival in India,” National Gallery of Modern Art, Bombay, India, October 3 – November 19, 2000; traveled to Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Calcutta, India, 2000; Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, India, 2000; National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi, India, 2000

1999
“Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße in Bremen,” Kunsthalle Bremen, Germany, March 21 – May 2, 1999; catalogue
“Melancholie und Eros in der Kunst der Gegenwart - Sammlung Murken,” Städtische Galerie, Delmenhorst, Germany, 1999; catalogue
“Richter Bohlen Koether,” Galerie Freund/Wind, Vienna, Austria, 1999
“Scorpio Rising,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, April 13 – May 8, 1999
“German Open,” Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany, 1999; catalogue
“Officina Europa,” Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy, 1999; catalogue
“Malerei,” INIT Kunst-Halle, Berlin, Germany, 1999
“Mozart on Television - New Painting from Germany,” Deitch Projects, New York, NY, 1999
“Gallery Swap - Contemporary Fine Arts at Sadie Coles HQ,” Sadie Coles SQ, London, Uk, 1999

1998
“Melancholie and Eros in Contemporary Art: Murken Collection,” Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany; Kunstmuseum, Thun, Switzerland; Städtische Galerie, Regensburg, Germany; Ludwig Forum für internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany, November 28, 1997 – February 8, 1998; traveled to Städtische Galerie Jesuitenkirche, Aschaffenburg, Germany; Städtische Galerie, Delmenhorst, Germany, January 20 – March 30, 1999; catalogue 
“Salon 98,” Galerie Bärbel Grässlin bei/Tishman & Speyer Properties Messeturm, Frankfurt, Germany, 1998
“On the occasion of the Otto - Dix Award,” Gera Art Collection, Gera, Germany, 1998
“Made in Berlin,” Rethymnon Center for Contemporary Art, Crete, Greece, 1998, traveled to House of Cyprus, Athens, Greece, January 12 – 30, 1999; catalogue

1997
“Punch In Out,” Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany, February 4 – March 9, 1997; catalogue
“Albert Oehlen,” Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland, 1997; catalogue

1996
“Malerei III,” Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany, April 26 – July 16, 1996
“Sammlung Volkmann zeigt: FAUSTRECHT DER FREIHEIT,” Kunstsammlung, Gera, Germany, April 14 – May 27, 1996; traveled to Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany, June 22 – September 15, 1996; catalogue 

1995
“Scharfer Blick,” Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany, November 5, 1995 – January 28, 1996; catalogue
“Stützmappe a.k.a. support portfolio,” Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany, 1995

Stage Sets:

 

2010    

“Lulu,” directed by Vera Nemirova, Salzburger Festspiele, Salzburg, Austria, 2010

 

2008    

“Bluebeard’s Castle,” opera in one act by Béla Bartók, and “Cantata profana – The Nine Enchanted Stags,“ conducted by Peter Eötvös, directed by Johan Simons, Salzburger Festspiele, Salzburg, Austria, 2000

 

1999    

“The Green Cockatoo,” written by Arthur Schnitzler, directed by Angela Richter, Institute for Theater, Musical Theater and Film, Hamburg, Germany, 1999

 

Public Collections:


Sammlung der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Munich, Germany
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Collection of the Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin, Germany
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt, Germany
Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg, Austria

Falckenberg Collection, Hamburg, Germany

Gemeentemuseum, The Hague, Netherlands
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Kunsthalle Bonn, Germany
Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk, Denmark
Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain de Strasbourg, Strasbourg, France
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Sammlung Boros, Berlin, Germany
Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium

 

Awards:

 

2009

Kunstpreis Finkenwerder, Hamburg

 

2001
Förderpreis für Junge Kunst, Schleswig-Holstein

 

1999

Art Prize, Bremen

 

1998
Otto-Dix-Preisträger, Gera