Gladstone Gallery

Thomas Hirschhorn

(Swiss, b. 1957)

art center 8 (blow down) by thomas hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn

Art Center 8 (Blow Down), 2001

cavemanman by thomas hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn

Cavemanman, 2002

la série des antalgiques (doliprane) by thomas hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn

La Série des Antalgiques (Doliprane), 2005

nail & wire (on sabotage as one of the fine arts) by thomas hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn

Nail & Wire (On Sabotage as one of the Fine Arts), 2004

saddam/schwarzenegger by thomas hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn

Saddam/Schwarzenegger, 2004

twin tear by thomas hirschhorn

Thomas Hirschhorn

Twin Tear, 2004

Biography

Timeline

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
La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
It’s burning everywhere, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany (solo)
Das Auge, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada (solo)
Musée des Beaux-Arts de Aarau, Switzerland (solo)
Ecole régionale des Beaux-Arts de Besançon, France (solo)
Kurt Schwitters Preis, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hannover, Germany (solo)
Equality Float, La Douane / Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
Tout ce que vous avez toujours voulu savoir sur le blanc, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux

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
Paixóns Privadas, Visións Públicas Collections D.O. Galicia, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Spain, 2008
Stations: 100 Masterpieces of Contemporary Art, DuMont Buchverlag, Köln, 2008
This is Not to be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2008
Stand-alone, Museo Tamayo, Mexico, 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
Collage: The Unmonumental Picture, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Michalka, Matthias, The Artist as…, MUMOK, Wien, 2007.