One Great Jones

Hans Haacke

(American/German, b. 1936)

helmsboro by hans haacke

Hans Haacke

Helmsboro, 1990

the lords prayer by hans haacke

Hans Haacke

The Lords Prayer, 1984



Born Cologne, Germany
1956 - 1960
Staatliche Werkakademie (State Art Academy), Kassel, 1. Staatsexamen (equivalent of M.F.A.)
1960 - 1961
Stanley William Hayter's Atelier 17, Paris
Tyler School of Fine Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia
Fulbright Fellowship
1963 - 1965
Returned to Cologne. Taught at Pädagogische Hochschule, Kettwig, and other institutions
1966 - 1967
Taught at University of Washington, Seattle; Douglas College, Rutgers University, New Jersey; Philadelphia College of Art
1967 - 2002
Taught at Cooper Union, New York (Professor of Art Emeritus)
Award: National Endowment for the Arts
Award: Golden Lion (shared with Nam June Paik), Venice Biennale


Castles in the air, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (solo)
This Will Have Been: Art, Love, & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Illinois, USA Chicago Illinois, USA
2011 - 2012
After the Gold Rush, Contemporary Photographs from the Collection, Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA
Hans Haacke 1968, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge/Mass, USA (solo)
Paradigm Shift Serralves Collection 60’s 70’s, MUSAC, León, Spain
Beziehungsarbeit - Kunst und Institution, Künstlerhaus Wien, Austria
Freedom of Speech, Kunstverein Hamburg; Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Germany
2010 - 2011
The Last Newspaper, New Museum, New York, USA
Taking Place, Stedelijik Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Water, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ