Rebecca Horn  (German, 1944) 

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Rebecca Horn Biography
1944   Born in Michelstadt, Germany
1963   Hochschule fur Bildende Kunste, Hamburg, Germany
1971   St. Martin’s School of Art, London
  2005 Hans-Molfenter-Preis, Stuttgart, Germany.
  2004 Barnett and Analee Newman Award, New York.
  1992 Trägerin des Kaiserring der Stadt Goslar and the Medienkunstpreis Karlsruhe, Germany
  1988 Carnegie Prize; The Hydra Forest, Performing Oscar Wilde, Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, PA.
  1986 Documenta-Preis (Arnold Bode), Kassel, Germany.
  1979 Kunstpreis der Böttcherstraße, Bremen, Germany.
  1977 Kunstpreis Glockengasse, Cologne, Germany.
  1975 Deutscher Kritikerpreis for film Berlin -- Exercises in Nine Parts: Dreaming Under Water of Things Afar.
  1971-72 DAAD Fellowship, St. Martin's School of Art, London, England.
  2011 Grande Médaille des Arts Plastiques 2011, France
  2010 Hessischer Kulturpreis, Germany
  2010 Premium Imperiale, Japan
  2009 Alice Salomon Poetik Preis, Berlin, Germany
  2007 Alexej von Jawlensky-Preis der Landeschauptstadt Wiesbaden
  2006 Piepenbrock Prize for Sculpture, Berlin, Germany
  Lives and works in Berlin and Paris.
Selected Exhibitions
2011   Ravens Gold Rush, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, New York (solo)
2010   Rebecca Horn – The Surreal House, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England (solo)
2010   Rebecca Horn: Rebellion in Silence, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
2010   Rebecca Horn: Rebellion in Silence, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo, Brazil (solo)
2010   Night Scented Stock, Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY
2010   Jannis Kounellis and Rebecca Horn, Pelaires-Centre Cultural Contemporani Palma de Mallorca, Mallorca, Spain
2010   Outside the Box: Edition Jacob Samuel, 1988-2010. The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, California
2009   Exquisite Corpse, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2009   A Room of Her Own, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
2009   Drawings Anyone? Recent Aquisitions from the Eleanor and Henry Hitchcock Foundation, Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
2009   Re/Formations: Disability, Women, and Sculpture, Van Every/Smith Galleries, Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina. Traveling exhibition: The National Institute for Art and Disabilities, Richmond, CA
2009   of Two Germanys / Cold War Cultures, Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA
2009   Horn: Rebellion in Silence Dialogue between Raven and Whale, Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2009   Fata Morgana, Fondazione Bevilacqua, Galleria di Piazza San Marco, Venice, Italy (solo)
2009   Peacock-Sunrise, Galleria Marie-Laure Fleisch, Rome, Italy (solo)
2008   Rebecca Horn, Studio Trisorio, Rome, Italy (solo)
2008   Rebecca Horn: Love & Hate, Museum der Moderne Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
2008   Rebecca Horn: Cosmic Maps, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
2008   Rebecca Horn, L'Amour cosmique-fou du faucon rouge, Galerie Lelong, Paris, France (solo)
2008   Bloodline the Evolution of Form, McClain Gallery, Houston, TX
2008   Exquisite Corpse: IMMA Collection Exhibition, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
2008   Art/Tapes/22, University Art Museum, College for the Arts, Long Beach, CA
2008   40 Years Video Art in Germany, Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
2008   WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, P.S. 1, Long Island City, NY
2008   Kunstmaschinen – Maschinenkunst, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland
2007   Dalla terra alla luna – metafore di viaggio (parte I), Museo d’arte contemporanea Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
2007   Lights, Camera, Action: Artists Films for the Cinema, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York
2007   Poetry in Motion, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
2007   The Pontus Hulten Collection, Henie Onstad Art Centre, Hovikodden, Norway
2007   Rouge baiser, FRAC – Pays de Loire, Carquefou, France
2007   Ver bailar. Dialogo entre la danza y las bellas artes, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo (CAAC), Sevilla, Spain
2007   Rebecca Horn: Jupiter im Oktogon, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany (solo)
2007   Rebecca Horn, Studio Trisorio, Naples, Italy (solo)
2007   Vertigo: The Cenury of Off-Media Art from Futuris to the web, MAMbo – Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
2007   WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA
2006   Time Goes By, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
2006   Rebecca Horn, Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland
2006   Lotusschatten, Zentrum für Internationale Lichtkunst, Unna, Germany
2006   Rebecca Horn. Zeichnungen, Skulpturen, Installationen, Filme 1964- 2006, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
2006   Helga de Alvear – Concepts for A Collection, Exhibition Centre of Centro Cultural de Belém, Brazil
2006   Bodylandscapes, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2004 - 2006   Artists See God, The Contemporary Jewish Museum (March 7 – June 7, 2004), Laguna Art Museum (July 31 – October 3, 2004), Institute of Contemporary Arts (November 19 – January 9, 2005), Contemporary Art Center of Virginia (June 9 – September 4, 2005), Albright College Freedman Art Gallery (September 29 – January 8,2006), Cheekwood Museum of Art (February 4 – April 16, 2006)
2005   Rebecca Horn: Time Goes By, Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, New Zealand (solo)
2005   Twilight Transit, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York (solo)
2005   Bodylandscapes, Galerie de France, Paris, France; Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Art/36/Basel, Basel, Switzerland; Fundação Centro Cultural de Belém, Lisbon, Portugal (solo)
2005   Moon Mirror, St. Paul’s Cathedral, London, UK (solo)
2005   Rebecca Horn, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany (solo)
2004   Bodylandscapes, K20 Kunstsammlung, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
2004   Light imprisoned in the belly of the whale, Es Baluard, Palma, Mallorca (solo)
2004   Moon Mirror, St. Johannes-Evangelist-Kirche, Berlin, Germany (solo)
2004   The Artist’s Body. Then and Now, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Genève, Switzerland
2004   Miradas Y Conceptos En La Collección Helga de Alvear, Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo (MEIAC), Badajoz, Spain.
2004   Ordering the Ordinary, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London, UK
2004   Videographies – The Early Decades from the EMST collection, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
2004   Walking and Falling, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden (February 11 – Maj 28, 2006)
2004   ZOO STORY: An exhibition of animals in art – for the young and the young at heart, Fisher Landau Center for Art, Long Island City, NY
2003 - 2004   Rebecca Horn, Galleria Trisorio, Naples, Italy (solo)
2003   From Broodthaers to Horn, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (solo)
2002   Die Neue Kunsthalle, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany (solo)