Timeline

1967
Born in Cologne, Germany
1998
Peter Mertes Scholarship, Bonn, Germany
Lives und works in Cologne

Exhibitions

2009
Johann König, Berlin (solo)
10 Years of Painting (1999   – 2009) & Private Collection, Galleri K, Oslo (solo)
The Porn Identity, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Connected Things Collected, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin
Connected Things Collected, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin
Compass in Hand: Selections from the Judith Rothschild Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York
2008
Blick nach vorn. Ankäufe der Sammlung Zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1998 – 2008,Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin
Recent Reconstructions, Galeria Helga de Alvear, Madrid (solo)
The Hole World, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne (solo)
Emptiness & Violence II, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York (solo)
Haubrokshows, Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin (solo)
30% OFF, Vaclav Spala Gallery, Prague
2007
Moskow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
Re-Dis-Play, Kunstverein Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Bodycheck, 10. Biennale Kleinplastik (curated by Matthias Winzen and Nicole Fritz), Fellbach, Germany
Body Politicx (curated by Florian Waldvogel) Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Gesellschaftsbilder. Zeitgenössische Malerei, Hamburger Kunstverein, Hamburg
Auto Emotion: Autobiography, Emotion and Self-fashioning (curated by Gregory Burke and Helena Reckitt), The Power Plant, Toronto
Lynn Valley #2 / Kleenex Mathematics, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver (solo)
Recent Sex / Love Works, Johann König, Berlin (solo)
2006
New Alphabet, Casey Kaplan Gallery, New York (solo)
New Prototypes, New Paintings + The K-Collection, Galleri K, Oslo (solo)
Faces, BFAS Blondeau Fine Art Services, Geneva
The Triumph of Painting, Part Five, Saatchi Gallery, London
Inaugural Exhibition, Johann König, Berlin
PUBLIC FOLDER #2 - Fussball, Raum für Kunst und Musik, Cologne; Cuisine Digitale, Museumsquartier, Vienna
Mafia (Or One Unopened Packet of Cigarettes), Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Johannes Wohnseifer Eau Rouge, Krypta 182, Kunstverein Bergisch Gladbach, Bergisch Gladbach, Germany
2005
Irresistible Impulse, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne (solo)
Art Scope 2004: Cityscape into Art (with Michiko Shoji), Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokio (solo)
Some Black Diamonds, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris (solo)
Enhance potential quality, Johann König, Berlin (solo)
2004
Kapelle, Johann König, Berlin (solo)
Enklave / Exklave, Nicolas Krupp, Basel (solo)
When the lights go down..., Sead Gallery, Antwerpen (solo)
Father & Son (Reconstruction of Birth), Casey Kaplan, New York (solo)
Connected Presence (with Jeppe Hein), Union Gallery, London (solo)
1998
Peter Mertes Stipendium 1998 (with Monika Baer), Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn (solo) (Cat.)