Galleria Franco Noero

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ITALY

Lothar Baumgarten

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LOTHAR BAUMGARTEN
B. 1944 (Rheinsberg, Germany) – d. 2018 (Berlin, Germany)
 
EDUCATION
1969-1971
Staatliche Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Germany
1968
Staatliche Akademie für bildende Künste, Karlsruhe, Germany
 
GRANTS AND AWARDS
2003
mfi Award, Kunst und Bau, Essen, Germany
1996
Lichtwark Prize, City of Hamburg, Germany
1984
The Golden Lion, First Prize of 41st Venice Biennial, Italy
1976
Prize of the State of Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany 1974 Prize of the City of Dusseldorf, Germany
1974
Prize of the City of Düsseldorf, Germany
 
SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
‘Lothar Baumgarten: Sidetracks’, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany
‘Specchio del mare’, Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain;
‘The ship is going under, the ice is breaking through, 2001’ Palacio de Cristal, Madrid, Spain
2014
‘Lothar Baumgarten. Los Aristócratas de la Selva y la Reina de Castilla’, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
2012 – 2013
‘Lothar Baumgarten. Los Aristócratas de la Selva y la Reina de Castilla’, Fundación Botín, Cantabria, Spain

 
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018
‘The Reconfigured Landscape’, Centro Botín, Santander, Spain
‘Living Structures / Art as a Plural Experience’, XIV Cuenca Biennial, Ecuador
‘Invention of Origin’, Pinacoteca do Estado Sao Paolo, Brazil
‘Michael Oppitz. Mobile Myths’, Kolumba Art museum of the Archdiocese of Cologne, Germany

2017
‘A Tale of Two Worlds. Experimental Latin American Art in Dialogue with the MMK
Collection 1940s-1980s’, MMK 1, Museum fur Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main, Germany
‘Mil bestias que rugen. Dispositivos de exposición para una modernidad crítica’, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla, Spain
‘Folklore A Controversy with Works from the Collections’, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
‘Prometheus Unbound’, steirischer herbst – Festival of new art, Neu Galerie Graz, Germany
‘Sites of Assembly’, Belkin Art Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
‘L’emozione dei COLORI nell’Arte’, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea and GAM – Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
‘Collection display: Communities’, Migros Museum of Contemporary Art, Zurich, Switzerland

2016
‘Capital. Debt-Territory-Utopia’, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
‘Honey: Rearranged The Collection. #1 The Magic of Things. Perfidious Objects’, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
‘Art from Elsewhere: International Contemporary Art from UK Galleries’, Towner, Eastbourne, UK
‘Order & Reorder: Curate Your Own Exhibition’, National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto (MOMAK), Kyoto, Japan
‘25 Years MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst – New Collection Presentation’, MMK1 Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Kramlich Collection of Media Art, Los Angeles, USA

2015
‘Foster 1954-2015, Lothar Baumgarten / Camille Henrot / Friedemann von Stockhausen’, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz, Germany
‘DUMP! Mulitispecies Making and Unmaking, Aarhus Kunsthal’, Denmark
‘Art & Language, Lothar Baumgarten, Robert Bary, Sigmar Pole’, Hirose Collection, Hiroshima, Japan

 
FILM AND PROJECTIONS

‘Unsettled Objects’, Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford 1968 (1969). A projection of 81 slides in a 13 minute
sequence. Edition of 5 + 2 AP
‘Eine Reise oder Mit der MS Remscheid auf dem Amazonas’, (A Journey or ‘With the MS Remscheid on
the Amazon’), 1968-1971 projection of 81 slides in a 12.5 minute sequence. Edition of 10 + 2 AP
‘Imago Mundi’ Düsseldorf, 1968-1972. projection of 81 slides in a 13 minute sequence. Edition of
10 + 2 AP
‘Da gefällt’s mir besser als in Westfalen’ Eldorado 1968-76. A 35.7 minute long projection of 187 slides
with sound track. Edition of 5 + 2 AP
‘Der Ursprung der Nacht’ (Amazonas-Kosmos) (The Origin of Night), 1978.
A 16mm film, color, sound of 102 minutes lenght. produced between 1973 and 1977.
‘Aristokraten des Urwalds’, 16mm film, in progress; filmed in colaboration with the Yanomami people of the
Upper Orinoco region, Venezuela 1978-79.
‘Fragmento Brasil/Vom Ursprung der Tischsitten’ 1971-2005, Synchronprojection of 648 slides in a 45
minuites sequence. Edition of 5 + 2 AP
‘Caribana/Canibali (Pass del Cacao)’, 1978-2009, Synchronprojection of 162 slides in a 15 minuites
sequence. Edition of 5 + 2 AP
‘Piedras de Aliento (Tierra de Nadie)’, 1977-2009, Projection of 81 slides in a 13 minuites sequence.
Edition of 5 + 2 AP
 
SELECTED COMMISSIONS / PUBLIC PROJECTS

2003 – 2007
‘Seven Sounds Seven Circles’ Beacon, NY, Minetta Brook, New York
2003
‘Plant Life Architecture’ De Verbeelding Art Landscape Nature, Zeewolde, NL
2002 – 1999
Permanent Commission for the City of Frankfurt M, Germany
1998 – 1996
New Presidential Headquarters, Federal Republic of Germany, Berlin
 
SELECTED BOOKS AND PUBLICATIONS

2012
‘Object atlas’, Bielefeld: Kerber
‘Lothar Baumgarten: Los Aristócratas de la Selva y la Reina de Castilla’ ; Fundación Botín, Santander
2009
‘Seven Sounds Seven Circles’ Kunsthaus, Bregenz*
‘Seven Sounds Seven Circles’ CD Album, Kunsthaus, Bregenz*
2008
‘Auto Focus retina’ MACBA, Barcelona*, Spain
2006
‘AIR’ Richter Verlag, Düsseldorf*, Germany
‘See other Side’ Museum Kurhaus Kleve*
1997
‘EKLIPSE’ Richter Verlag, Düsseldorf*, Germany

 
COLLECTIONS
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Bundespräsidialamt, Berlin, Germany
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh
Castello di Rivoli, Torino, Italy
City of Barcelona, Spain
City of Münster, Germany
Château d’Oiron, Oiron, France
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas
De Pont, Tilburg, The Netherlands
Deutsche Bank Art Collection, Frankfurt M, Germany
Ellipse Foundation Art Centre, Alcoitao, Portugal
Fondation Cartier, Paris
FRAC- Champagne-ARD, Reims, France
FRAC- Nord Pas de Calais, Dunkerque,France
Fundaçao Serralves, Porto, Portugal
The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Haags Gemeentemuseum, the Hague, The Netherlands
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Instituto Valenciano de Arte Moderno, Valencia, Spain
Klinik Buchinger, Überlingen, Germany
The Metropolitan Museum, New York
Migros Museum, Zurich, Switzerland
MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge/MA, USA
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Spain
Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt M, Germany
Museum Glasgow
Museum Kleve, Kleve, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Galerie Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Germany
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Tate Gallery, London, England
Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England
Universität St. Gallen, Switzerland
Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada
 

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