Timeline

1965
Born in Gribbohm
1999
Wins “Ars Viva” prize, Germany
Graduated from the Hochschule für bildende Künste in Hamburg, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin

Exhibitions

2012
Boijmans on tour: La La La Human Steps Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
2012
knapp daneben ist auch vorbei, Sammlung PHILARA, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012
Die Walze, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens, Greece
2012
Into the Quasi-Me-Hill, DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Barneys Madison Avenue, New York, USA
2012
Die abgeschmierte Knicklenkung im Gepaeck verheddert sich im weissen Hemd, Staedelmuseum Frankfurt, Frankfurt, Germany
2012
Danube Festival, Kunst Halle Krems, Krems, Austria
2012
Lecker Puste (Delicious Breath), Métamatics Research Initiative, performance at The Watermill Center, Watermill, NY, USA
2012
Presenza Activa / Active Presence, MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporánea De Vigo, Spain
2012
Performative Performs, SUNY College at old Westbury, New York, USA
2012
Private/Corporate VII, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
2012
Inaugural Exhibition in new Hollywood space, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
2012
Number Six: Flaming Creatures Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf, Germany
2012
Alpenrepublik, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
2012
Arsenale 2012 – 1st Kyiv Biennial Kyiv Biennial, Kiew, Ukraine
2012
12. TRACK SMAK, Gent, Belgium
2012
John Bock Galerie Stadtpark, Krems, Austria
2012
30 Künstler / 30 Räume, Neues Museum Nürnberg, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Institut für moderne Kunst Nürnberg, Germany
2011
Hirschfaktor. Die Kunst des Zitierens, ZKM, Karlsruhe, Germany
2011
Geschmack, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
2011
Knock, Knock!, Anderson Gallery VCU Arts, Virginia
2011
Clap, Hessel Museum of Art, Annadale-on-Hudson, NY
2011
Luminous Interval (Daskalopoulos Collection), Guggenheim, Bilbao
2011
8 1/2: Thirteen artists celebrating the 100th anniversary of Trussardi, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan
2011
Transformed Objects, KAI 10 Raum für Kunst, Düsseldorf
2011
iRonic, Kunstpalais Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany (solo)
2011
OHR-WALACHEI, Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2011
John Bock: Howdy Bamington, Third Streaming, New York, NY (solo)
2011
Lichterloh / roh, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
2011
Surreal versus Surrealism in Contemporary Art, Institut Valencia d'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
2011
The Art Magazine Becomes Art, Louise Blouin Foundation, London, UK
2011
6th Curitiba Biennial, Curitiba, Brazil
2011
Berlin 2000-2011: Playing Among the Ruins, Musuem of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan
2011
Coleccion Art Foundation Mallorca 2011, CCA Andratx, Andratx, Spain
2011
The Collectors Show, The Van Abbemuseum Eindhoven, Eindhoven, Netherlands
2008
Film Retrospective, Mikrokosmos Cinema, Athens, Greece
2008
PARA - SCHIZO ensnarled, IAS (Insa Art Space), Arts Council Korea, Seoul, Korea
2008
Palms, REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA, USA
2008
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
2008
Laughing in a Foreign Language, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
2008
Inside Beyond, GióMARCONI, Milan, Italy
2007
Beyond the Country, Lewis Glucksman Gallery University College Cork, Ireland
2007
Artists as Collectors, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
2007
The High Desert Test Sites, Los Angeles, CA
2007
The Harder You Look, Eleni Koroneou Gallery, Athens
2007
John Bock, Sadie Coles HQ, London
2007
John Bock, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, FL
2007
Fit to Print: printed media in recent collage, Gagosian Gallery, New York
2007
Soufflé, eine Massenausstellung, Kunstraum Innsbruck
2006
John Bock – Mit Schisslaveng, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
2006
Zero Hero, The Moore Loft, Miami, FL
2006
Anstoss Berlin, Kunst Macht Welt, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin
2006
Dada’s Boys, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh
2006
John Bock’s Medusa im Tam Tam Club, Staatsoper unter den Linden, Berlin
2006
John Bock: Lütte mit Rucola, Klosterfelde, Berlin
2006
The Hugo Boss Prize 2006, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, New York
2006
Nöle, Schauspielhaus, Zürich
2006
Surrogat, Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2005
A-Buba, Stella Lohaus Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
2005
John Bock, Frac Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, Marseille, France
2005
Skipholt, Kling & Bang, Reykjavik
2005
PestKOP im black rebel motorcycle club, Hamburger Bahnhof Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Hamburg, Germany
2005
Girls on Film, Zwirner and Wirth Gallery, New York
2005
The Addiction, Gagosian Gallery, Berlin
2005
Abnormal, Nyehaus, New York
2005
Dionysiac, Fondation Cartier Pour L’Art Contemporain, Paris
2005
LI Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2005
8th Biennale d’Art Contemporaian de Lyon, Lyon, Paris
2005
Rough Diamond, Program, London
2005
Reykjavík Arts Festival 2005, Reykjavík Art Mueum, Reykjavík
2004
John Bock, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy
2004
Klutterkammer, ICA, London
2004
Manifesta 5, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Donostia-San Sebastian,
2003
John Bock, Gió Marconi, Milan, Italy
2001
Im Dilemma der ExistoEntropie, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
2001
Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Siena, Italy
2001
Eleni Koroneu, Athens