Stephan Balkenhol

(German, b. 1957)

blonde woman with pink shirt by stephan balkenhol

Stephan Balkenhol

Blonde woman with pink shirt, 2010

grey cat by stephan balkenhol

Stephan Balkenhol

Grey Cat, 2013

male head by stephan balkenhol

Stephan Balkenhol

Male head, 2013

man on black and white background by stephan balkenhol

Stephan Balkenhol

Man on black and white background, 2013

man with green shirt by stephan balkenhol

Stephan Balkenhol

Man with green shirt, 2010

man with red and white tie by stephan balkenhol

Stephan Balkenhol

Man with red and white tie, 2010

Biography

Timeline

1957
Born in Fritzlar/Hessen, Germany
1976 - 1982
Studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Hamburg
1983
Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff-Stipendium
1986
Arbeitsstipendium der Freien und Hansestadt, Hamburg
1989
Förderpreis zum Internationalen Preis des Landes, Baden-Würtemberg
Lives and works in Karlsruhe (Germany) and Meisenthal (France);
Since 1992: Professor at Akademie für Bildende Künste, Karslruhe

Exhibitions

2014
Stephan Balkenhol, Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, Ravensburg (solo)
Stephan Balkenhol, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Stephan Balkenhol, Nosbaum & Reding, Lucembourg
Stephan Balkenhol, Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg, Luxembourg (solo)
Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium (solo)
Stephan Balkenhol, Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, Germany (solo)
Study from the Human Body, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
Big Head Column, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy (solo)
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland (solo)

Literature

2006
ArtAsiaPacific, No. 50, Fall 2006, p.5.
2005
Nochlin, Linda, “Picturing Modernity, Then and Now,” Art in America, May 2005, pp. 128.
Frankel, David, "The Photogenic," Artforum, January.
Goodman, Jonathan. Review “New York: Barbara Gladstone”
2004
Sculpture Magazine vol. 23 no. 4 May 2004, pp. 74-75.
Sozanski, Edward J., " A Puzzle and a Provocation," Arts & Entertainment, March 10.
Salcman, Michael, "The Photogenic: Photography Through Its Metaphors in Art," Peekreview.net, March/April.
Schaffner, Ingrid, "The unphotographable," Art on Paper, March/April.
Ryesky, Helene, "Photography and Contemporary Art," ArtMatters, April.
2001
"Parkett, Colaborations and Editions since 1984,” Deborah Wye and Susan Tallman,