Stephan Balkenhol

  • column figure (woman in red coat), 2011 
h.171.0 x w.28.5 x d.32.0 cm (figure)
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • column figure (man in green shirt), 2011 
wawa wood, acrylic
, h.173.0 x w.28.0 x d.32.0 cm (figure)
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • man in black/white with relief black gold, 2011
 wawa wood, acrylic, gold leaf, 
h.173.0 x w.38.0 x d.31.0 cm (figure)
, h.140.0 x w.99.0 x d.4.0 cm (relief), ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • head relief (man black), 2011 
wawa wood, acrylic, 
h.80.0 x w.59.5 x d.2.5 cm
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • head relief (woman grey), 2011
 wawa wood, acrylic
, h.80.0 x w.59.5 x d.2.5 cm
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • face on blind, 2011 
wawa wood, acrylic, sisal
, h.169.5 x w.130.0 x d.12.0 cm
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • wall sculpture (man in grey suit), 2011
 wawa wood, acrylic
, h.220.0 x w.60.0 x d.29.0 cm
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • small ebony sculpture, 2011 
ebony wood, 
h.36.0 x w.20.0 x d.8.0 cm
h.30.0 x w.20.0 x d.22.5 cm (base)
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • mirror figure, 2011
 wawa wood, silver leaf, acrylic
, h.220 x w.100.0 x d.41.5 cm
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • untitled 1-10, 2010
 charcoal on paper, 
h.31.5 x w.23.5 cm (frame)
, h.50.0 x w.40.0 x d.3.0 cm
, ©Stephan Balkenhol

  • untitled 2-10, 2010 
charcoal on paper, 
h.31.5 x w.23.5 cm (frame)
, h.50.0 x w.40.0 x d.3.0 cm
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • untitled 8-10, 2010 
charcoal on paper
, h.31.5 x w.23.5 cm (frame)
, h.50.0 x w.40.0 x d.3.0 cm, 
©Stephan Balkenhol
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2011
 ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2011
 ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2011 
©Stephan Balkenhol
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, 2011
 ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • wall-figure (male detail), 2007
 douglas fir, painted with wall pedestal
, 178.0 x 60.0 x 33.0 cm (male) , © Stephan Balkenhol
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2007 
© Stephan Balkenhol
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2007 
© Stephan Balkenhol
  • architecture, Fellbach (right:detail ), 2007 
wawa wood, painted
, 299.5 x 102.0 x 4.5 cm, 
© Stephan Balkenhol
  • woman in red uniform, 2007 
douglas fir, painted
, 170.0 x 24.5 x 24.5 cm, 
©Stephan Balkenhol
  • tall figure, 2007 
poplar wood, painted with pedestal (pine wood)
, 264.5 x 100.0 x 52.0 cm
, © Stephan Balkenhol
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2007 © Stephan Balkenhol
  • wall-figure (female/male), 2007 
douglas fir, painted with wall pedestal, 
178.0 x 60.0 x 33.0 cm (male) , 173.5 x 60.0 x 33.0 cm (female)
, © Stephan Balkenhol
  • figure (man), 2007 
poplar wood, painted with pedestal (pine wood), 
242.0 x 62.0 x 42.5 cm
, © Stephan Balkenhol
  • big head with 3 part-relief (black), 2007 beech wood, wawa wood, painted with pedestal (pine wood)
, 173.0 x 65.5 x 84.0 cm (head with pedestal), 
© Stephan Balkenhol
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2007 
© Stephan Balkenhol
  • man in white shirt and a woven relief, 2007 douglas fir, wawa wood, painted, 
170.0 x 34.5 x 25.5 (figure) , 139.7 x 98.7 x 4.5 (relief)
, © Stephan Balkenhol
  • installation view at Tomio Koyama Gallery, 2007 
© Stephan Balkenhol
  • woman in brown dress and a point-relief, 2007 douglas fir, wawa wood, painted
, 170.0 x 34.0 x 25.0 (figure)
, 140.0 x 99.0 x 4.5 (relief)
, © Stephan Balkenhol
  • man without trousers, 2007 
douglas fir, painted
, 171.0 x 29.5 x 25.0 cm, 
© Stephan Balkenhol
  • head relief (Man), 2007
 poplar wood, painted
, 80.0 x 60.3 x 2.3 cm
, © Stephan Balkenhol
  • head relief (Woman), 2007 poplar wood, painted
, 80.0 x 60.0 x 2.3 cm, 
© Stephan Balkenhol
  • small head relief (Man), 2007 poplar wood, painted, 
30.0 x 29.7 x 4.0 cm
, © Stephan Balkenhol
  • deep relief (head/male), 2007 
poplar wood, painted
, 157.0 x 124.5 x 13.0 cm
, ©Stephan Balkenhol
  • small head relief (Woman), 2007 
poplar wood, painted, 
30.0 x 29.7 x 4.0 cm
, ©Stephan Balkenhol

1957 Born in Fritzlar, Hessen, Germany
1976 – 1982 Hochschule für bildende Künste Hamburg, Germany
Lives and works Meisenthal, France

Solo exhibition

2013 MAI 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
2012 DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium
2011 Tomio Koyama Gallery Kyoto, Kyoto, Japan
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
2010 Museé de Grenoble、Grenoble, France
Mai 36 Galerie、Zürich, Switzerland
2009 Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
2008 "New Works" MAI 36 GALERIE, Zürich, Switzerland
Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
2007 "Stephan Balkenhol" Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
"Stephan Balkenhol" Kabinett Für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Salzburg, Austria
MKM Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisberg, Germany
"Sculptures and Drawings" Galeri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
"Stephan Balkenhol" Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
2006 "New Work" Galerie L¨hrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany 
Homme-girafe, CEAAC, Strasbourg, France
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden - Baden, Germany
2005 CRG, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Osaka, Japan
Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo, Japan
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Galerí a Pepe Cobo, Madrid, Spain
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Galerie Johnin & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
2004 Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Galerie Lohrl, Monchengladbach, Germany
Dorrie & Priess, Hamburg, Germany
Galerie Rudiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Galería OMR, Mexico City, Mexico
Galerie Mal 36, Zürich, Switzerland
Dogenhaus Galerie Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
2003 Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Le Rectangle and Goethe Institute, Lyon, France
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Stephan Balkenhol und. . . " Stadtische Galerie Fellbach, Germany
Galerie Ropac, Paris, France
2002 Mai 36 Galerie, Zörich, Switzerland
Stephan Balkenhol: Installation, Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Germany
Stadtverwaltung, Erfurt,Germany
Gallery Pepe Cobo, Sevilla, Spain
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Begegnungsstatte Kleine Synagoge Erfurt, Erfurt, Germany
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2001 Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
Galerie Monica DeCardenas, Milario, Italy
Kunstforum Baloise, Basel, Switzerland
C.G.A.C (Centre Galego de Arte Contemporaneo), Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
OMR Gallery, Mexico-City, Mexico
Dorrie Priess Galerie. Hamburg, Germany
"Photographien" Barbara Wien Galerie / Galerie Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Fries Museum, Leeuwaarden, The Netherlands
Museum de bildenden Kunste Leipzig, Germany
2000 Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Kunstverein Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
The Contemporary Arts Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Bell Gallery, Brown University Providence, Rhode Island, USA
St Louis Arts Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanéa, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Galeria OMR, Mexico City, Mexico
Galerie Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland
Centre for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
1999 Museum Kurhaus, Kleve, Germany
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Galleria Civica Di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
European Foundation for Sculpture, Parque Tournay Solvay, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Löhrl, Berlin, Germany
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Sadler's Wells Theatre, London, UK
1998 The Arts Club, Chicago, USA
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy
"Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen" Museum Kurhaus, Kleve, Germany
"Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen" Gerhard Marcks-Haus, Bremen, Germany
"Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen" Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany
1997 Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, USA
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
1996 Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
CEAAC, Strassbourg, France
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California, USA
Stephan Balkenhol, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
1995 The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC, USA
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Smithsonian Institute, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC, USA
1994 "Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen und Zeichnungen" Galerie L¨hrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany [Touring to Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany]
"Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen" Kunstraum Neue Kunst, Hannover, Germany
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Musée Departmental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechoouart, France [Touring to Musée des Beaux Arts, Haute-Normandie, France]
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Galerie Dörrie and Priess, Hamburg, Germany
1993 "Stephan Balkenhol: Vier Männer auf Bojen" Locations: Elbe, near Museumshafen Ovelgönne, Hamburg-Altona; Suderelbe, Hamburg-Harburg; Serrahn, Hamburg-Bergdorf; Aussenalster, near Gurlittinsel, Hamburg-Mitte
Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Outdoor installation in Amiens, France (Summer)
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
1992 Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris and Marseille, France
Stephan Balkenhol: About Men and Sculpture, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
1991 "Six ours pour Paris" Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Paris, France
"Stephan Balkenhol : Skulpturen im Stadelgarten" Städtische Galerie im Städel, Frankfurt, Germany
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany / Kunstverein Ulm, Ulm, Germany
"Stephan Balkenhol: Köpfe" Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany [Touring to Mai 36 Galerie, Lucerne, Switzerland / Kunsthalle Hamburg,Hamburg, Germany / Mannheim Kunstverein, Mannheim, Germany]
The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
"Stephan Balkenhol: Zeichnungen 1990 und Entwürfe fur Skulpturen" Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
"Skulpturen und Zeichnungen" Westwerk, Hamburg, Germany
1989 Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Mai 36 Galerie, Lucerne, Switzerland
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany

1987 "Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen und Zeichnungen" Braunschweig, Germany
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegen, Belgium
1985 "Stephan Balkenhol Skulpturen" A.O. Kunstraum, Hamburg, Germany
"Skulpturen Stephan Balkenhol" Kunstverein Bochum, Bochum, Germany
1984 "Stephan Balkenhol: Neue Arbeiten" Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany

Group exhibition

2014 "Group exhibition by Tomio Koyama Gallery" TOLOT/heuristic SHINONOME, Tokyo, Japan
2013 "Collection" The National Museum of Art, Osaka
2011 "Invisibleness is Visibleness" MOCA TAIPEI:Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei、Taipei, Taiwan

2008 "Listen Darling... The World is Yours" Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Center, Lisbon, Portugal
2007 "Summer Exhibition" Royal Academy of Art, London
"Passion Complex: Selected Works from the Albright-Knox Art Gallery" Kanazawa 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan

2006 "Figures in the Field: Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago Collections" MCA Chicago, IL, USA
2005 "Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition" Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
"Large Drawings" Galerie Bernd Klüser, Germany
"The Blake Byrne Collection" Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"My Favorite Things!: Painting in France" Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France
"21" Dogenahaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
"We can do it!" Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow, Russia
2004 Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
"MIEDO-FEAR" Galeria Pepe Cobo, Sevilla, Spain
"Miedo" Galeria Pepe Cobo, Sevilla, Spain
2003 Jetzt und hier-Die Sammlung Zeitgenosslscher Kunst, Museum Kurhaus Kleve -Ewald Mataré-Sammlung, Kleve, Germany
"Inaugural Show" Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
"Sculpture" Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Rhons Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
"Sculpture project at More London with Fiona Banner and David Batchelor Durchgehend geöffnet" Kunsthalle Baden-Baden and Sammlung Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
2002 "Avant que la mer fut au monde" Rochechouart portoit les Ondes, Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, France
"Das Tier in mir" Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden Baden, Germany
"Photogenic Institute of Contemporary Art" University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Grünzeug Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Germany
"Pop Art und die zeitgenössische Bildhauerkunst" Gerhard Marcks-Haus Bremen, Germany
"Yime-Space-Motion" Galerie Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
2001 "De wereld folgens Duitsland" Odapark, Belgium
Fotografierte Bilder Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
"Geometrie & Gestus" Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Astria
1999 "Essensbilder" Dorrie Priess Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
"Back to Kassel" Kasseler-Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany
"Conversation" Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, UK
1998 "Women" Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
1997 FRAC Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France
1995 "Philip Akerman/Stephan Balkenhol" Galerie Johnen & Schöttle. Cologne, Germany
"Africus: Johannesburg Biennale" Johannesburg, South Africa
"1995 Carnegie International" Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA
1994 "Summer Group Show" Baumgartner Galleries, Washington DC, USA
"Das Jahrhundertder Multiple" Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
"Cultural Capital of Europe" Lisbon, Portugal
"Still Life" Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Ludwig's Lust: Die Sammlung Irene und Peter Ludwig" Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Germany
"Gegenbilder, Installation at Lamberti Kirche" Münster, Germany
"NL Dordrecht: 51° 48-04° 40°" Dordrecht Kalkhaven, The Netherlands
"Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium" Stödtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
1992 "Doubletake" Hayward Gallery, London, UK [touring Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Astria]
"Die 29. Austellung" Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
"Current Art in Public Spaces, Expo '92" Seville, Spain
"Tiere" Galerie Dörrie & Priess, Hamburg, Germany [touring Galerie Tröster& Schlüter Frankfurt, Germany]
"Double Identity" Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
"Post Human" FAE Musée d'Art Contemporain, [touring Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy / Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece / Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany]
"Der gefrorene Leopard" Galerie Bernd Kluser, Munich, Germany
"Qui, Qui Ou?; Un regard sur l'art en Allemagne en 1992" Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
1991 "Tio ars ing konst I Hamburg 80/90" Malmö, Konstmuseet Malmö Sweden
"Ansichten von Figur in der Moderne Heilbronn" Deutschhof, Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Germany
"Seven Women" Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA
"Karl August Burckhardt-Koechlin-Fonds: Zeichunungen des 20" Jahrhunderts, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland
"Zeitgenössiche Kunst aus der Deutschen Bank: Skulptur, Zeichnug, Photographie" Erholungshaus der Bayer, AG, Leverkusen, Germany [touring Bozen Museum für Moderne Kunst and Hoechst, Galerie Jahrhunderthalle]
"Hamburg Abroad" European Visual Arts Centre, Ipswich, UK
1990 "A New Necessity" First Tyne International, Newcastle, UK
"Possible Worlds: Sculpture from Europe" ICA and Serpentine Gallery, London, UK
"Prospekt 89" Frankfurter Kunstverein und Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
"4. Triennale der Kleinplastik" Fellbach, Germany
"Sei Artisti Tedeschi" Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy
"Das goldene Zimmer" Nymphenburger Schlosspark, Munich, Germany
"Bremen Kunstpreis 1989" Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
"Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis" Stadtisches Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
"Binationale: 'German Art of the Late 80s and American Art of the Late 80s'" Stâdtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany [toring Boston, MA; ICA / Museum of Fine Art Hamburg, Germany]

1987 Neue Kunst in Hamburg Kampangelfabrik, Münster, Germany
Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Skulptur Projekt in Münster‘A Choice: Contemporary Art from Europe' Kunstrai 1987,The Netherlands
"Et de la Sculpture" Park de la Pepiniere, Nancy, France
"Exotische Welten-Europäische Phantasien" Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
"Stephan Balkenhol, Werner Kutz, Jan Vercrysse" Galerie Johnen & Schöttle Cologne, Germany
"Theatergarten-Bestiarium" Kunstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstrasse, Munich, Germany
1986 "Jenisch-Park Skulptur" Jenisch Park, Kulturbehörde Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
"Momente-zum Thema Urbanitat" Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
"Stephan Balkenhol, L.Gerdes, E.Karnauke" Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany"Neue Deutsche Skulptur" Deweer Art Gallery and International Cultureel Centrum, Antwerpen Otegem, Belgium
"Die Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendiaten" 15 junge Künstler, Darmstadt, Germany
1984 "Die Stipendatiaten der Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff Fürderrungsstiftung" Brucke-Museum, Berlin, Germany
Skulptur in Hamburg, Landesvertretung der freien und Hansestadt Hamburg, Bonn, Germany
"Jenis Park Skulptur" Jenish Park, Kulterbehörde Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Germany
1983 "Impulse I" Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany