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Thomas Hirschhorn    (Swiss, 1957)

 Thomas Hirschhorn - Art Center 8 (Blow Down) (Installations) h: 124 x w: 118 x d: 47.2 in / h: 315 x w: 299.7 x d: 119.9 cm
Thomas Hirschhorn
Art Center 8 (Blow Down) 2001
 
 Thomas Hirschhorn - Cavemanman (Installations)
Thomas Hirschhorn
Cavemanman 2002
 
 Thomas Hirschhorn - La Série des Antalgiques (Doliprane) (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 31.2 x w: 33 in / h: 79.2 x w: 83.8 cm
Thomas Hirschhorn
La Série des Antalgiques (Doliprane) 2005
 
 Thomas Hirschhorn - Nail & Wire (On Sabotage as one of the Fine Arts) (Mixed Media) h: 98.5 x w: 49.2 x d: 3 in / h: 250.2 x w: 125 x d: 7.6 cm
Thomas Hirschhorn
Nail & Wire (On Sabotage as one of the Fine Arts) 2004
 
 Thomas Hirschhorn - Saddam/Schwarzenegger (Mixed Media) h: 16.8 x w: 23.5 in / h: 42.7 x w: 59.7 cm
Thomas Hirschhorn
Saddam/Schwarzenegger 2004
 
 Thomas Hirschhorn - Twin Tear (Mixed Media) h: 98 x w: 199 x d: 96.5 in / h: 248.9 x w: 505.5 x d: 245.1 cm
Thomas Hirschhorn
Twin Tear 2004
 

Biography
1957 Born in Bern, Switzerland
1978 - 1983 Schule für Gestaltung, Zurich
1999 Preis für Junge Schweizer Kunst, juried by Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft Exposition Wirtschaftslandschaft Davos, 2001 at the Kunsthaus Zürich
2000 Prix Marcel Duchamp, juried by l’Adiaf, Paris
2003 "Rolandpreis für Kunst im öffentlichen Raum," awarded by Stiftung Bremer Bildhauerpreis, Bremen
2004 Joseph Beuys-Preis, awarded by Joseph Beuys-Stiftung, Basel
2011 Kurt-Schwitters-Preis
Lives in Paris, France

Exhibitions
2012 - 2013 9th Shanghai Biennale together with Sophie Calle
2012 Richard Koh Fine Art, Singapore
2011 Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
2011 Of Bridges and Borders, Fundacion PROA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
2011 Dislocation, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
2011 French Window : Looking art the contemporary art through the Marcel Duchamp Prize, Mori Art Museum, Japan
2011 The Luminous Interval, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
2011 Inhotim, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
2011 Declining Democracy, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
2011 September 11, MoMA, New York, USA
2011 The Uncanny Familiar. Images of Terror, C/O Berlin, International Forum for Visual Dialogues, Berlin, Germany
2011 Wander, Labyrinthine Variations, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
2011 Terrible Beauty: Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance, Dublin Contemporary, Dublin, Ireland
2011 Kunst und Philosophie, curated by Marcus Steinweg, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
2011 Que admirez-vous?, La Box, Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Arts de Bourges, France
2011 Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur le blanc, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
2011 Equality Float, La Douane / Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
2011 Kurt Schwitters Preis, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany (solo)
2011 Ecole régionale des Beaux-Arts de Besançon, France (solo)
2011 Musée des Beaux-Arts de Aarau, Switzerland (solo)
2011 Das Auge, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (solo)
2011 It’s burning everywhere, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (solo)
2011 La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
2010 Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium (solo)
2010 Michael Stevenson, Capetown, South Africa (solo)
2010 CNEAI, Chatou, France (solo)
2010 Deurle, Belgium (solo)
2010 Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2009 BAROCK, MADRE Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples
2009 Niet Normaal, Difference on Display, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam
2009 Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
2009 Pièces de Résistance: Forms of Resistance in Contemporary Art,” Kustmuseum Thun, Switzerland
2009 Images Recalled, Fotofestival, Mannheim
2009 T.I.C.A.B. – Tirana International Contemporary Art Biannual, Tirana, Albanie
2009 La Planète des signs / Planet of signs, Le Plateau, Paris
2009 Paradise & Parades: Here Comes Everybody, Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London
2009 Walking in My Mind, Hayward Gallery, London
2009 The Bijlmer Spinoza-Festival, Amsterdam (solo)
2009 Universal Gym, Gladstone Gallery, New York (solo)
2009 Thomas Hirschhorn: Poor-Racer, Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand (solo)
2009 Thomas Hirschhorn: It’s Burning Everywhere, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Scottland (solo)
2009 The Subjecters: Thomas Hirschhorn, La Casa Encendida, Madrid (solo)
2008 The Artist's Library, Centre International d'art et du paysage, Ile de Vassivière
2008 Poor Tuning, Kurimanzutto, Mexico
2008 Stand-alone, Museo Tamayo, Mexico
2007 Thomas Hirschhorn: Jumbo Spoons and Big Cake, Musee D’Art Contemporain De Montreal, Montreal, Canada
2007 Collage: The Unmonumental Picture, New Museum, New York
2007 Airs de Paris, Pompidou Centre, Paris, France
2007 Volksgarten: Politics of Belonging, Steirischer Herbst Festival, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
2007 Rethinking Dissent, Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Göteborg
2007 Concretion Re, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris (solo)
2007 Stand-alone, Arndt & Partner, Berlin (solo)
2007 Substitution 2, Stephen Friedman, London (solo)
2006 Ingeborg Bachmann Altar, Alexanderplatz Station, Berlin (solo)
2006 United Nations Miniature, 2000, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Leon, Spain (solo)
2006 Concretion, le Creux de l'enfer centre d'art contemporain, Thiers (solo)
2006 27th Biennial of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo Brazil
2006 International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville, Seville, Spain
2006 Into Me/Out of Me, PS 1 MoMA, New York
2006 Heart of Darkness, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
2006 Infinite Painting, Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Kunstmuseum, Liechtensein, Vaduz
2006 Notations: Energy Yes!, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia
2006 Alexanderplatz U2, Berlin, Neue Gesellschaft fur bildende Kunst, Berlin
2006 Surprise, Surprise, ICA, London
2006 The Grand Promenade, Hellenic Ministry of Culture, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
2006 The Green Coffin, Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli, Italy
2006 The Procession, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover Germany
2006 Superficial Engagement, Gladstone Gallery, New York
2005 Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
2005 Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht
2005 Utopia, Utopia = One World One War One Army One Dress, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts
2005 Anschool II, Museu Serralves, Portugal
2004 Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris
2004 Palais de Tokyo, Paris“24h Foucault”
2004 Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
2004 Aubervilliers, France, Musée Précaire Albinet
2004 Skulptur Sortier Station, Varsovie
2003 Chantal Crousel Gallery, Paris
2003 Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt
2003 Alfonso Artiaco, Pozzuoli, Naples Italy
2002 Arndt & Partner, Berlin
2002 Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, "Cavemanman"
2002 Universität Zürich-Irchel, Zurich, "Liubov Popova Kiosk," n°7
2001 Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (Prix Marcel Duchamp
2001 MACBA, Barcelone
2001 Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
2001 Kunsthaus, Zürich (Preis für junge schweizer Kunst)
2001 La Salle de bains, Lyon
2000 The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
2000 The Renaissance Society, Chicago
1999 Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin

Literature
2009 Walking in My Mind, Hayward Gallery, London
2008 27a. Bienal de São Paulo: Como Viver Junto, Eds. Lisette Lagnado and Adriano Pedrosa, Casac Naify, São Paulo, 2008
2008 Paixóns Privadas, Visións Públicas Collections D.O. Galicia, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain, 2008
2008 Stations: 100 Masterpieces of Contemporary Art, DuMont Buchverlag, Köln, 2008
2008 This is Not to be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2008
2008 Stand-alone, Museo Tamayo, Mexico, 2008.
2008 Qu’est-ce que La Sculpture Aujourd’hui? Caroline Cross, Beaux Arts. Editions 2008
2007 Into Me/Out of Me, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Hatje Cantz, Ostfildern, 2007
2007 Collage: The Unmonumental Picture, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
2007 Michalka, Matthias, The Artist as…, MUMOK, Wien, 2007.
2007 Volksgarten: Politics of Belonging, Walther König, 2007
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