REGEN PROJECTS

STEPHAN BALKENHOL

BIOGRAPHY


Born in Fritzlar/Hessen, Germany 1957
Lives and works in Karlsruhe, Germany

Education:
University of Plastic Arts, Hamburg, under Ulrich Ruckriem, 1976-82
Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff, Stipend, 1983

Professor at the Kunstakademie, Karlsruhe, 1992-present

Solo Exhibitions:

2013
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland, April 26- June 1, 2013

2012
Nosbaum & Reding Gallery, Luxembourg, May 24- June 30, 2012
Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium, March 24- May 6, 2012

2011
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy, December 15, 2011- February 25, 2012
Chateau de Malbrouck, Lorraine, France, September 11- December 11, 2011
Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munich, September 10 - October 23, 2011
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, July 1 – September 3, 2011
Halle Verriere, Meisenthal, France, June 11 – September 4, 2011
LUCE Gallery, Torino, April 5 – May 14 2011
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, March 18—April 16 2011
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Kyoto, February 19- March 19, 2011

2010
Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France, October 30- January 23, 2011
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, October 23-November 20, 2010
St. Moritz Art Masters, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano and Zuoz, Galerie Mai 36, Zürich, August 3 – September 5, 2010
Nosbaum & Reding- Art Contemporain, Luxembourg, May 6- June 26, 2010
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, February 18 - March 14, 2010
Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Milan, February 4- April 2, 2010

2009
Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig, April 30 – June 27, 2009
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, November 24, 2009- January 2, 2010
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, December 9, 2009- January 30, 2010

2008
Akinci Galerie, Amsterdam, November 28 – December 24, 2008
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, United Kingdom, April 26 – May 24, 2008
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, April 10 – May 17, 2008
Valentina Bonomo Roma, Rome, Italy, March 28 – April 2008
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany, November 14, 2008- February 1, 2009

2007
Dörrie Priess Hamburg, Germany, December 17, 2007 – February 23, 2008
Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Milan, Italy, December 2007 – January 2008
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium, November 11, 2007 – December 16, 2007
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, October 27 – November 17, 2007
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany, September 15 – October 13, 2007
Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong, China, September 6 – October 13, 2007
Wenzel-Hablik-Museum, Itzehoe, Germany, September 2 – October 28, 2007
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland, August 17 – September 9, 2007
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany, July 14 – September 1, 2007
Kabinett Für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany, May 20 – June 17, 2007
Galleri Lars Bohmna, May 12 – June 17, 2007
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac April 14 – May 19, 2007

2006
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland, October 6 – November 18, 2006
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, July 15 – September 17, 2006; travels to Museum
Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany, September 28 – December 3, 2006
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, January 14 – February 18, 2006

2005
Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid, Italy, December 16, 2005 – January 2006
Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo, Japan, October 15 – December 25
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, September 3 – October 8
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England, September 15 – October 2005
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, September 3 – October 8, 2005
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel, July 23 – September 30, 2005
The National Museum of Art, Osaka, April 29 – July 18, 2005
Johnen + Schöttle, Köln, Germany, 23 April – 22 March 2005
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, January 22 – March 12, 2005

2004
MAI 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, October 1 – November 13, 2004
Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy, November 26, 3004 – January 29, 2005
Dorrie-Priess, Hamburg, Germany, May 28 – July 3, 2004
Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany, March 25 – April 24, 2004
Galeria OMR, Mexico, January 24 – February 21, 2004
Galerie Rüdlger Schöttle, Munich, Germany, January 22 – March 20, 2004

2003
Stephen Friedman, New York, October 15 – November 15, 2003
Sprengel Museum, Hannover, September 10 – November 23, 2003
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, May 6 – May 31, 2003
Rectangle, Lyon, France, April 12 – June 8, 2003
Goethe Institut, Lyon, France, April 12 – June 27, 2003
Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, France, January 11 – February 15, 2003

2002
Galería Pepe Cobo, Seville, Spain, December 21 – February 20, 2002
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, October 4 - November 9, 2002
Deweer Art gallery, Otegem, Belgium, September 14 – October 27, 2002
Galerie Lohrl, Monchengladbach, June 23 - August 1, 2002
Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munchen, April 6 - May 25, 2002
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, March 2 - March 30, 2002
Landeshauptstadt Erfut Stadtverwaltung, Germany, February 4 - February 28, 2002

2001
Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy, September 26-November 10
Dorrie / Priess, Hamburg, Germany, April 27 - June 9
Barbara Wien Buchhandlung Verlag Galerie, Berlin, Germany, April 7 - May 26
Galeria OMR, Mexico, March 28 - May 5
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Austria, January 27- February 28
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain, January 1 – 25, 2001

2000
Centro Galego De Arte Contemporanea, January 11, 2000
Johnen & Schottle, November 10 - December 9, 2000
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, October 6 - November 18
Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany, October 29, 2000 - January 7, 2001
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, New York, April 15 - May 13
Stephen Friedman Gallery, New York, June 30 – August 5, 2000
Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, Ohio, June 17 - August 27; travels to David Winton Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, RI, September 9 - October 22, 2000; travels to Forum for Contemporary Art, St. Louis, Missouri, November 17, 2000 - January 13, 2001

1999
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, Holland, November 20 - December 18, 1999
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium, October 30 – December 19, 1999
Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria, October
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California, March 6 - April 10, 1999
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France, September 11 - October 16, 1999
Galerie Lohrl, KunstMitte, Berlin, March 27 - May 26, 1999
Sadler's Wells, London, England, January-April
Parc Regional Tournay-Solvay, Brussels, Belgium, May 26
Galleria Civica Di Arte Contemporania, Trento, Italy, May 28 - August 29, 1999

1998
Monica De Gardenas, Milan, Italy, Novemeber 26 - January 30, 1999
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Germany, October 16 – November 22, 1998
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, May 25 – August 23, 1998
Kunsthalle Wuppertal-Barmen, Germany, May 17-June 28; Gerhard Marcks-HausBremen, July 5-September 6; Museum Kurhaus Kleve-Ewald
Matare-Sammlung, September 20-November 29
The Arts Club of Chicago, Illinois, April 21-May 30

1997
Stephen Friedman Gallery, December 5-January 24, 1998
Galerie Lohrl, Monchengladbach, March 16-May 13
Dorrie/Priess, Hamburg, Germany, February 22-March 27
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York
Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Cologne, Germany

1996
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, December 14, 1996 – January 25, 1997
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, Oct 11 - Nov 23
Centre Europeen D'Actions Artistiques Contemporaines, Strasbourg, 15 June - 28 September, catalogue
Saatchi Gallery, London, June 7 - July 28, catalogue
Galerie Monica de Cardenas, Milan, February 1 - April 5
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Canada

1995
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC,Catalogue. Traveled to Musee des Beaux Arts de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, May 16 - June 30
Kunstalle Nurnberg, "Kunst auf der Zugspitze," Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany, July 1 - October 22
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England, November 30 - January 13

1994
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, October 7 - November 12
Galerie Doerrie Priess, Hamburg, September 9 - October 15
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, August 31 - October 30
Musee Departemental d'art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France, July 8 - September 18. Traveled to Musee des Beaux-Arts, Dole, France, October 1 - December 4; Musee des Beaux-Arts, Haute-Normandie, France, December 10 -February 28
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, June 4 - July 16
Galerie Loehrl, Moenchengladbach, Germany, March 13 - April 21. Traveled to Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, April 24 - June 19
Kunstraum Neue Kunst, Hannover, Germany, April 4 - May 20

1993
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California, December 11, 1993 – January 29, 1994
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Kabinett fur Moderne Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Koln, Germany

1992
Hamburger Kunsthalle (Rotunde), Germany
"Stephan Balkenhol: Kopfe," Mannheimer Kunstverein, Germany
Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris, France
Galerie Roger Pailhas, Marseille, France
Witte de With, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, Holland

1991
Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Paris, France
"Skulpturen im Stadelgarten," Stadtische Galerie im Stadel, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Koln, Germany
Kunstverein Ulm, Germany
Galerie Lohrl, Monchengladbach, Germany
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

1990
Deweer Art Gallery, Zwevegem-Otegem, Belgium

1989
Kunsthalle Nurnberg, Germany
Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munich, Germany
Galerie Mai 36, Lucerne, Switzerland
Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Koln, Germany

1988
Galerie Lohrl, Monchengladbach, Germany
Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

1987
Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
Deweer Art Gallery, Zwevegem-Otegem, Belgium

1985
A.O. Kunstraum, Hamburg, Germany
Kunstverein Bochum, Germany

1984
Galerie Lohrl, Monchengladbach, Germany

1983
Forderstand Art Cologne, Galerie Lohrl, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions:

2009

"Sixty Years. Sixty Works. Art from the Federal Republic of Germany," Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, May 1 – June 14, 2009
"Seeing the Figure Anew: Selections from the Darrel and Marsha Anderson Collection," Orange Coast College Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, CA, February 5 – March 13, 2009

2007
"Passion Complex: Selected Works from the Albrigh-Knox Art Gallery," 21st Century Museum of
Contemporary Art, Kanzawa, Japan, August 1 – November 11, 2007

2006
"Figures in the Field: Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago Collections,"
MCA Chicago, Illinois, February 4 – April 23, 2006

2005
"Large Drawings," Galerie Bernd Klüser, Germany, November 11 – December 23, 2005
"The Blake Byrne Collection," Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, July 3 – October
10, 2005
"My Favorite Things!: Painting in France," Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France, June 18
– August 7, 2005
"21," Dogenahaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany, April 30 – June 25, 2005
"Anniversary Exhibition," Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, March 29 – April 23, 2005
"We can do it!," Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow, Russia, February 2 – May 15, 2005

2004
Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munchen, Germany, January 23 – March 20 2004

2003
"Inaugural Show," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, January 25 - March 1, 2003
Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL, August 16-September 1, 2003
"Sculpture," Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, CA July 16-August 16, 2003

2002
"Pas de deux," Fries Museum, Leewarden, The Netherlands, September 9, 2002 – February 2,
2003
"The Body Present: Effigies, Decoys, and Other Equivalents," MCA Chicago, Illinois, January 19 –
May 12, 2002

2001
Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections,
Los Angeles, CA, October 4 - November 12

2000
"00," Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, July 6 - August 5, cat.

1999
"Reality and Desire," Fundacíon Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain, September 23 – November 11, 1999
The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica, CA, September 12, 1999 - September 12, 2000
"10 Jahre Galerie Schwind – Bilder und Skulpturen," Galerie Schwind, Frankfurt, Germany,
March 7 – April 14, 1999

1998
"Women," Galerie Rudolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
"Permanente Ausstellung mit Skulturen von," Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany,
January 1 – February 2, 1998

1997
FRAC Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France

1996
"Group Show," Regen Projects, Los Angeles, September 1 – October 5, 1996

1995
"1995 Carnegie International," The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, November 4 - February 18
Galerie Johnen & Schottle, "Philip Akker;man/Stephan Balkenhol," Cologne, March 24 - April 29
"Africus: Johannesburg Biennale '95," Johannesburg, South Africa (spring)
"People,"Galerie Monica de Cardenas, Milan, June - July
"Zeichen & Wunder," Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, March 31 - June 18. Traveled to Santiago de Compostela, Spain, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, July 20 - October 20

1994
"Szenenwechsel VI," Museum fur Moderne kunst, Frankfurt am Main,
"Summer Group Show," Baumgartner Galleries, Washington D.C., July 9 - August 20
"Das Jahrhunder der Multiple," Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, September 2 - October 30
"The Day after Tomorrow: Lisbon, Cultural Capitol of Europe '94," Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal, September 20 - December 18
"Still Life," Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, December 15 - January 28

1993
"Ludwig's Lust: Die Sammlung Irene und Peter Ludwig," Germanisches Nationalmuseum, Muremberg, June 19 - October 10
Deste Foundation, Athen & Deichtorhallen Hamburg
"Kalkhaven NL Dordrecht: 51 Grad 48' -0 Grad 40',"Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, Holland, (summer)
"Gegenbilder," Installation at Lamberti Kirche, Munster, August 6 - November 15
"Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium," Stadtische Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Germany, December -
January

1992
"Doubletake: Collective Memory & Current Art," Hayward Gallery and South Bank Centre, London, England; Kunsthalle Wien, Austria (1993)
Expo '92, Sevilla, Spain
"Double Identity," Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Koln, Germany
"Post Human," Musee d'Art Contemporain, Pully/Lausanne, Switzerland; Castello di Rivara, Torino, Italy; Deste Foundation, Athens, Greece;
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany (1993)
"Qui, quoi, ou? Un regard sur l'art en Allemagne en 1992," Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Galerie Dorrie & Priess, Hamburg. Traveled to Galerie Troster & Schluter, Frankfurt.
Galerie Bernd Kluser, Munich, Germany

1991
"7 Women," Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, New York
Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munich, Germany (with Jeff Wall)
Konstmuseet Malmo, Malmo, Sweden
Deutchhof, Stadtische Museen Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany
Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland

1990
"Tyne International," Newcastle, England
"Possible Worlds," ICA and Serpentine Gallery, London, England

1989
Dorothea von Stetten-Preis, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
"Prospekt '89," Frankfurt, Germany
Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy
Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Kunstverein Munchen, Munich, Germany

1988
Bi-Nationale, Dusseldorf and Boston
Galerie Rudiger Schottle, Munich, Germany

1987
"Neue Kunst in Hamburg," Kampnagelfabrik, Hamburg, Germany
"A choice, contemporary art from Europe," RAI Amsterdam, Holland
Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Koln, Germany
Skulpturprojekte, Munster, Germany
"Theatergarten Bestiarium," Munich, Germany
"Exotische Welten Europaische Phantasien," Wurtt. Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany

1986
"Jenisch-Park," Skulpturenausstellung in Hamburg, Germany
"Momente-zum Thema Urbanitat," Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
S. Balkenhol, L. Gerdes, E. Karnauke, Kasseler Kunstverein, Germany
"Neue Deutsche Skulptur," ICC, Antwerpen und Deweer Gallery,
Zwevegem-Otegem, Belgium

1985
Austellungshallen Mathildenhone, Darmstadt, Germany
"Skulptur in Hamburg," Landesvertretung Hamburg in Bonn, Germany

1984
Die Stipendiaten der Karl-Schmidt-Rotluff-Stiftung, Brucke Museum, Berlin, Germany
"Es ist wie es ist," Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

1983
"Impulse 1," Galerie Lohrl, Monchengladbach, Germany

Museum Collections

The Hirshhorn Museum
The LA County Museum
MoCA Los Angeles
The Art Institute in Chicago
The Kunstmuseum in Frankfurt
The Seattle Art Museum
The Carnegie Museum in Pittsburgh


Public Collections

Eli Broad Foundation
Chase Manhattan Art Purchase Program
Johnson County Community College, Kansas

Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY



Commissioned Works

Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama
Le CEAAC, Strasbourg, France
Mission Bay Community Center, San Francisco, California
Pasadena Museum of Contemporary Art, California