Lothar Hempel


Lothar Hempel

The visitor scale


dibond, acrylic, photo and foam

141 x 141 cm


Lothar Hempel

Opening night


acrylic, inkjet on plexiglas and ink

150 x 70 x 240 cm


Lothar Hempel

Opening Night (detail)


Acrylic, inkjet on plexiglas and ink

150 x 70 x 240 cm


Lothar Hempel



Inkjet on metal, steel, sand volcanic stone and crystal eye

face( 68x 76 cm) Table ø 140 x 41 cm


Lothar Hempel



Acrylic, inkjet on plexus, cotton flowers and metal

205 x 178 x 84 cm


Lothar Hempel

Plakat (Future Music)


Dibond, acrylic, inkjet on Plexiglas and foam.

260 x260 x 10 cm


Lothar Hempel



Injekt on dibond and acrylic painting

101 x 91 cm


Lothar Hempel



acrylic and ink

43 x 31 cm


Lothar Hempel

The Black Hour


MDF, plastic, aluminum, photographic reproductions and electrical clockwork,

110 x 100 x 59 inches


Lothar Hempel

Endless Journey,


boat, MDF, photographic paper, lights,

80 x 45 x 128 inches,


Lothar Hempel

Plakat (Clayrvoyanx)


inkjet on Dibond, acrylic, mixed material photo by Claire Dorn, courtesy Art: Concept, Paris

259 x 259 x 10 cm (102 x 102 x 3 7/8 in.)


Lothar Hempel



inkjet print, aluminum and mixed media [photo by Claire Dorn, courtesy Art: Concept, Paris]

180 x 62 x 45 cm


Lothar Hempel



inkjet on Dibond, acrylic, mixed material / Collection CNAP, Paris

175 x 250 cm (68 7/8 x 98 3/8 in.)


Lothar Hempel

Fata Morgana


C-Print, Collage Mounted On Aluminium, Glass, Soda's can


Lothar Hempel

"Plakat ( Sie kann sich nicht entscheidex! )"


c-print, collage mounted on aluminium

254 x 254 cm


Lothar Hempel

Frozen [ Public Art Fun "Image Objetcs" City Hall N.Y.]


ink on aluminium, steel, plastic foil and forex, motor, transformer and steel casing

454,7 x 160 x 88,9 cm / 179 x 63 x 35 inches

1966 Born in Cologne, Germany
1987-92 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

2018 Le Terrain Vague, Modern Art/Stuart Shave gallery,London
2017 Future Music, Galería Casado Santapau,Madrid
Oral Heart, Anton Kern gallery, N.Y.
2016 Working Girl, Sies & Höke, Düsseldorf.
Germany Sex and the City, Art:Concept, Paris, France
2015 Tropenkoller, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London, United Kingdom
2014 PEOPLE LIKE YOU MAKE IT EASY, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
Mäusebunker, The Kitchen, New York, NY
2013 Lothar Hempel, Art Basel Parcours, Museum Kleines Klingental – Historic Monastery Building, Basel, Switzerland
Songs for the Blind, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
Loneliness is a cloak you wear, a deep shade of blue is always there, Gerharsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany
2012 Opium, La Conservera Centro de Arte Contemporanea, Ceutí (Murcia), Spain The story of The Old New Girls, Galerie Art Concept, Paris, France
2011 Suedehead, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY [cat.]
2010 Silberblick/Squint, Stuart Shave/ Modern Art, London, UK Lothar Hempel: ZOO, Sadler’s Wells, London, UK Piramix Pix, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany
2009 Kats, Nerves, Shadows & Gin, Anton Kern, New York, NY Rise and Fall, MGM, Oslo, Norway
Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy
2008 Casanova & Other Problems, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London, UK Signal, Art : Concept, Paris, France
Casanova, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland [cat.]
2007 Alphabet City, curated by Florence Derieux, Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France [cat.]
Effetti Speciali, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany 2006 Umbrella, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY [cat.]
Tarantella, Bar Ornella, Köln, Germany
2005 casa musica (extrema), Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany
Butterfly, c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Art Nova, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL
2004 Fieber/Fever: 5 New Paintings and Other Stories, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY Ikarus, Art: Concept, Paris, France
On the Olympus, Unlimited Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece Versteck! with Petra Hollenbach, Parkhaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813
2003 Der Gesang der Vögel ist sinnlos! (The Song of the Bird is Nonsense!), Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
2002 Diamanten, c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany
Fleisch: Maschine, Magnani, London, UK
Concentrations 42, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX Propaganda, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London, UK Wespennest, Dallas Art Museum, Dallas, TX
2001 Magnet, Art:Concept, Paris, France
2000 Das Orakel lächelt. Das Orakel lacht. Das Orakel lächelt. Ars Futura Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland An Schlaf ist nicht zu denken, Lab of Gravity, Hamburg, Germany
Wespennest, (Wasp’s Nest) Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
1999 Amerika verschwindet nur das Lächeln bleibt (America Disappears Only the Smile Remains), Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
KAPUTT und die Folgen (Kaputt and the Consequences), Robert Prime, London, UK Videos, Centre Saint Gervais, Geneva, Switzerland
1998 Ein Sandstrand voll Glas (A Beach Full of Glass), Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany Kunstschnee will schmelzen, Bureau Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
1997 Samstag Morgen, Zuckersumpf, Robert Prime, London, UK This Bittersweet Disaster, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
1996 Strom, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
The Bienenkorb Times, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany FRAC Languedoc Roussillon, Montpellier, France
1994 LOW, Artistbooth, Cologne Art Fair, Cologne, Germany
LA BOUM, with Thorsten Slama, New Reality Mix, Stockholm, Sweden
OMRON, six videos by Lothar Hempel, Preview Theatre Wardour Street, London, UK Bewegungslehre (No Future), Buchholz und Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
1992 240 Minuten, with George Graw, Galerie Esther Schipper, Cologne, Germany

2018. Where are we now , Hempel_Hildebrandt_Miller , FS.Art, Berlin
2017 Zeitgeist, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain (MAMCO), Geneva, Switzerland
Modern Sculpture, CASADO SANTAPAU, Madrid, Spain
2016 Staged: Spectacle and Role Playing in Contemporary Art, Sammlung Goetz Collection at Kunsthalle der Hypo Kulturstiftung, Munich, Germany
Theories of Modern Art, Modern Art, London, UK
6s and 7s, Marlborough Gallery, 40 West 57th Street, New York, NY
2015 LOVE, Nymphius Projekte, Berlin, Germany
Focus Resonance, Interior and the Collector, Collection #5, 12th Biennale de Lyon, France
Threads: A Phantasmagoria about Distance, 10th Kaunas Biennial, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, M. K. Čiurlionis National Museum of Art, Kaunas, Lithuania
IMAGE OBJECTS, Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York, NY
La Femme de trente ans, Art Concept, Paris, France
An Unfixed Image: The Photographic Across Media, TCNJ Art Gallery, The College of New Jersey, Ewing, NJ
Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813
All the World’s a Stage: Works from the Goetz Collection, Sala de Arte Santander, Fundación Banco Santander, Madrid, Spain
2014 Wo ist hier? #1: Malerei und Gegenwart, Kunstverein Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Germany Luggage and Observations, Galerie Klaus Gerrit Friese, Stuttgart, Germany
A MAN WALKS INTO A BAR…, Landshuter Strasse 49, Mainburg, Germany
2013 Cérémonie, curated by Timothée Chaillou, Melinda Gloss, Paris
Experience Pommery #11, curated by Florence Derieux, Domaine Pommery, Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France
2012 Voice of the Triangle, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London, UK
Tomorrow, Die Bastei, Cologne, Germany
Blind Cut, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
Without Hope, Without Fear, Mottahedan Projects, Al Quoz, Dubai, UAE Accrocharge, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany
It’s Always Summer on the Inside, Organized by Dan McCarthy, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Herzliya Biennial for Contemporary Art, Herzliya, Israel
MakeUp, A Palazzo Gallery, Brescia, Italy
The Bell Show, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin, Germany
portraits & faces, heldart, Berlin, Germany
Synecdoche, Bourouina Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Space Oddity, Centre of Contemporary Art Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
2010 Qui Es-Tu Peter? (Who Are You Peter?), Louis Vuitton Cultural Space, Paris, France
Poetry in Double Time: A Small Rustling Revolution. Idiolect Visual Arts, Brugge, Belgium
The Artist’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA Storytellers, Centre d’art contemporain / Passages, Troyes, France
Plus Ultra – Opere dalla Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, MACRO Testaccio, Rome, Italy Crosstown Traffic, Wentrup, Berlin, Germany
Cinematique, esthetique, politique, hermetique, Art:Concept, Paris, France
2009 Art by the Sea, Beaufort 03, Ostend, Belgium
Jean-Luc Blanc: Opéra Rock, curated by Alexis Vaillant, CAPC Musée d`Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Heaven, Athens Biennale, Athens, Greece
Biennale Estuaire Nantes < > St. Nazaires, Fond régional d`Art Contemporain des Pays de la Loire / Hangar à bananes, St. Nazaire, France
Beaufort 03, Triennial for Contemporary Art, Blankenberge, Belgium
SCULPTURE SHOW, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK
Festival de la création du Centre Pompidou, Conciergerie, Paris, France
Anabasis. Rituals of Homecoming, curated by Adam Budak, Ludwik Grohman Villa, Lodz, Poland
Birds love fish, CHERT, Berlin, Germany
Un plan simple (Perspective – Scène – Écran), Maison populaire, Centre d’art Mira Phalaina,
Paris-ontreuil, France
2008 Sphinxx, curated by Alexis Vaillant, Modern Art, London, UK
La Fete Est Permanente / The Eternal Network, FRAC – Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France
A show of many parts, each part more spectacular and elaborate than the last, Curated by Kirsty Ogg, The City Gallery, Leicester, UK
7th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
Art Berlin Contemporary 2008, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany
Family and Friends, Anton Kern, New York, NY
Lust warande, Skulpturenpark, Tilburg, Netherlands
Mystery of the Invisible Clock, Curated by Joshua Nathanson, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813
Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Mission: to interpret and understand contemporary art, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
Lustwarande 08 – Wanderland, Tilburg, Holland
2007 Effigies, Modern Art, London, UK
L.A. Desire, Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf, Germany
Half square, half crazy / À demi carré, à demi fou, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de la Villa Arson, Nizza Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, UK
Pale Carnage, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Australia
Galleri MGM, Oslo, Norway
Pale Carnage, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Imagination becomes Reality. Werke aus der Sammlung Goetz, ZKM – Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany
2006 Implosion, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Pelouses autorisées, Parc de la Villette, Paris
The Triumph of Painting, Part 4, The Saatchi Gallery, Londres / Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds
Angela Bulloch, A K Dolven, Olafur Eliasson, Ceal Floyer, Liam Gillick, Lothar Hempel, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Galleri MGM, Oslo, Norway
I Love My Scene: Scene 1 (curated by Jose Freire), Mary Boone Gallery, New York
2005 Growing Up Absurd Problems of Youth in the Organized System, Kent Institute of Art and Design, Kent, Grande-Bretagne, Greece
The difference between you and me, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC Imagination becomes Reality, Part II. Painting Surface Space, Sammlung Goetz, Munich Bidibidobidiboo, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
World artists now!, Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, Japan
2004 She’s Come Undone, curated by Augusto Arbizo, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York, NY Now is a Good Time, curated by Dean Valentine, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
The Snow Show, Tate Liverpool, UK
The Snow Show, curated by Lance Fung, Cities of Kemi and Rovaniemi, Lapland, Finland
Curb Your Enthusiasm, Millers Terrace, London, UK The Drawing Project, Vamiali’s, Athens, Greece Creative Growth, CCA, San Francisco, CA
2003 Dark Shadows, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
Hands Up, Baby, Hands Up! 160 Jahre Oldenburger Kunstverein, 160 Arbeiten auf Papier, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg, Germany
2002 Schöne Aussicht, Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne, Germany
It’s Unfair! Museum de Pavilijoens, Almere, Netherlands
Accrochage, c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany
Internationales Netzwerk, Fluxus und die Folgen, Karstadt Wiesbaden, Germany
Les vertus sont des titres, les souffrances sont des droits. Exposition de la collection du Frac Poitou- Charentes, Hôtel Saint-Simon / Théâtre d’Angoulème, Angoulême, France
2001 A New Horizon, Art:Concept, Paris, France
Uniform: Order and Disorder, P.S.1, New York
Und keiner hinkt 22 Wege vom Schwegler wegzukommen, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
Drawings, Galeria Sales, Rome, Italy
I LOVE New York, Anton Kern, New York, NY
Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813
Beauty Of Intimacy – Lens and Paper, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria
2000 Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL 10 Jahre Ars Futura, Ars Futura, Zurich, Germany
Portraits, Thomas Rehbeiin Galerie, Cologne, Germany
Beauty of Intimacy – Lens and Paper, The Loudon Collection, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
1999 Titles for Drawings, AC Project Room, January, New York
oldNEWtOWn, Casey Kaplan, January, New York
Who, if not we?, curated by Yilmaz Dziewior, Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, Tucson, AZ Nur Wasser Lässt sich leichter schneiden, Projektraum Hafen, Hamburg, Germany
Dessins, Forde Gallery, Geneva, Switzerland
A Radiant Future, Forde – Espace d’art contemporain, Genève, Switzerland
Officina Europa, Galeria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy
1998 Conspirazione, Collection Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Roommates, Van Loon Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Yesterday Begins Tomorrow: Ideals, Dreams, and the Contemporary Awakening, curated by Francesco Bonami, Bard College, New York, NY
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
El Niño, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach, Germany
ars viva 98/99 – Installationen, Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen Cottbus, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Portikus Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Zone, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
1997 Group Show: Painting, Photography, Drawing, Anton Kern Gallery, NY
Aura, (with Walter Dahn, Rosemarie Trockel & Dirk Bell) Galerie Ars Futura, Zürich, Switzerland
X 2, Wiener Secession, Vienna, Austria
Panic, ICA, London, UK
Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Surprised, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany
Bring your own Walkman, W 139, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Delta, a geographical expression, curated by Francesco Bonami, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Cologne show, Goethe Institut, Turin, Italy
1996 Glockengeschrei nach Deutz, das Beste aller Seiten!, Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
This really nice, a project with students from the royal academy of arts, Aircondition, Copenhagen, Sweden TRAFFIC, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, CAPC Musée, Bordeaux, France
PUSH UPS, The Factory, Athens, Greece
AUTO REVERSE 2, le magasin, Grenoble, France
How will we behave?, Robert Prime Gallery, London, UK
Escape Attempts, curated by Simon Sheik and Globe, Christiania, Copenhagen, Sweden
1995 Atomic!, Oberwelt Galerie, Stuttgart, Germany
Auto Reverse, Centre Européen de la Culture, Geneva, Switzerland
The Video Collection, Filmfestival Knokke, Knokke, Belgium
Figures, Le Parvis, Centre Meridien
The Moral Maze, curated by Liam Gillick and Philippe Parreno, e Consortium, Dijon, France Stoppage, curated by Liam Gillick, CCC Tours, Villa Arson, Nice, France
I Confess, Nicolay Art Center, Copenhagen, Sweden
Purple 8 1/2, curated by Purple Prose, Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris, France
L‘Hiver de l‘Amour, Part 2, PS 1, New York, NY
Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813
Aperto, previously unreleased! curated by Sabrina Grassi, A.P.A.C. Nevers, France Photomontage, le Consortium, Dijon, France
Labyrinthe Morale, curated by Liam Gillick and Philippe Pareno L‘Usine, Dijon, France X/Y, curated by Christine van Asche, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Palast der Künste, Utopie macht endlos, (Lotus Club), Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
1994 Sonne München, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
Homegrown, Lotus Club, Cologne, Germany
Grand Prix, Air de Paris, Nice, France
L‘Hiver de l‘Amour, Musée d‘art Contemporain de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France Rue des Marins, Air de Paris, Nice, France
Residence Secondaire, Galerie Sabrina Grassi, Paris, France
20, curated by Tomaso Corvi-Mora, Galleria Pascale Laccese, Milan, Italy
Caravanserai, Galerie W 139, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Henry Bond, Olafur Eliasson, Lothar Hempel, Saga Basement, Copenhagen
Das Studium der Kunstgeschichte, Schleifschnecke, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany Miniatures, the Agency, London, UK
Mixbild, Galerie Esther Schipper und Michael Krome, Cologne, Germany
13 Levels of Meaning,“with Henry Bond, Ars Futura, Zurich, Germany
Atomic, Neurotic, Exstatic,”curated by Hendrik Larsson, The New ROOM, Göteborg, Sweden
1993 Some artists I’ve been thinking about who falls under the title of: Wouldn’t it be more pluralistic to embrace turmoil and/or violence?, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Galerie Esther Schipper at the Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
Biennale di Venezia, APERTO, Venice, Italy
Summer Show, Galerie Esther Schipper, Cologne, Germany
Future Book Collection, Air de Nice, Nice, France
Fuck the System, Villa Rossi, Lucca, Italy
Food for Thought, curated by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Franklin Furnace, New York
Phenylovethylamour, Unfair 1993, project by Lothar Hempel and Carsten Hoeller, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
Unplugged, curated by Nicholas Bourriaud, jeder kind is van marmer, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Christmasshop, Air de Paris, Paris, France
Video, Galerie Sabrina Grassi, Paris, France
7e Semaine Internationale de Video (S.I.V.), Centre pour l’Image contemporaine Saint-Gervais, Genève, Switzerland [cat.]
1992 Prince, Madonna, Marky Mark & Cinderella, Ancient Etablissement Sacré, Liège, Belgium
Paradise Europa, BIZART, Copenhagen, Sweden
Tattoo Collection, Air de Paris & Urbi et Orbi at the Jennifer Flay Gallery, Paris Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, and Andrea Rosen, New York, NY
Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne, Germany
Galeria Pasquale Leccese, Milan, Italy

1995 Trinkwasser! Jazz Festival Köln, Cologne, Germany
Wie kann ich sagen, was ich denke, bevor ich höre, was ich sage! (Together with Carsten Hoeller) a production by Casino I., Red Salon in the Volksbühne, Berlin, Germany
King’s Cross Project, Public Art Development Trust, London, UK
Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813

2014 A MAN WALKS INTO A BAR…, Hatje Cantz, Osfildern, Germany. 2012 Wunderkammer. Berlin: Autocenter.
2011 Suedehead. New York: Anton Kern Gallery.
2008 Il Casanova di Federico Fellini: Lothar Hempel. Dublin: Douglas Hyde Gallery.
Kobel, Stefan. Abc art Berlin Contemporary Newspaper. Berlin.
2007 Lothar Hempel: Alphabet City. Grenoble: Le Magasin – Centre National d’Art Centemporain de Grenoble and JRP Ringier.
Pale Carnage, Arnolfini. Bristol/Dundee: Dundee Contemporary Arts.
2006 Umbrella. New York: Anton Kern Gallery.
2005 Butterfly. Berlin: c/o – Atle Gerhardsen.
Goetz, Ingvild & Rainald Schumacher. Imagination becomes Reality, Part II. Painting Surface Space. Munich: Sammlung Goetz
The Snow Show. London: Thames & Hudson.
2002 Stern, Emma. Propaganda – Lothar Hempel. Interview with Toby Webster. London: ICA London. Concentrations 42. Lothar Hempel, Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art.
Lothar Hempel – Fleisch. London: Maschine, Magnani.
2001 Uniform: Order and Disorder. New York: P.S.1. Lothar Hempel. Magnet. Paris: Art: Concept. Art — Pop — City. Berlin: Büro Friedrich.
2000 Helga Meister: Und kein hinkt? Kleve: Wge vom Schwegler wegzukommen.
The Beauty of Intimacy: Lens & Paper. Baden-Baden: Gemeentemuseum Den Haag/Kunsthalle
Baden/Kunstraum Innsbruck.
1999 Officina Europa. Bologna: Galleria d’art moderna.
Ars Viva 98/99 Installationen, Cologne: Kulturkrei der deautschen Wirtschaft im BDI. 1998 El Niño, Mönchengladbach: Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach.
Kunstschnee will schmilzen, Amsterdam: Bureau Amsterdam, Stedelijk Musem.
1997 X2. Vienna: Wiener Secession.
Delta. Paris: Musee d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Surprisen 2, Nürnberg: Kunsthalle Nürnberg.
Van Heeswijk, Jeanne and Ine Gevers. Beyond Ethics and Aesthetics. Nijmegen: Sun Publishers. 7e Semaine Internationale de Vidßeo (S.I.V.). Geneva: Centre pour l ́Image contemporaine Saint-
1996 PUSH UPS, the factory, Athens: Athens Fine Arts School. TRAFFIC, Bordeaux: CAPC Museum.
1995 X/Y, Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou.
I Confess, Copenhagen: Nicolaij Art Center.
1994 L’Hiver de l’Amour. Paris: ARC.
Bewegungslehre. Cologne: Buchholz und Buchholz.
Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813
1993 Hempel, Lothar and Carsten Hoeller. Phenylovethylamour, Unfair 1993. Cologne.
XLV Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Milan: La Biennale di Venezia, Venice Aperto ’93.
1992 Paradise Europe. Copenhagen: BizArt Forlag. AUDIO / VIDEO PUBLICATIONS AND EDITIONS
1995 “More Startrax,” featuring Kai Althoff & Justus Köhnke, a collaboration with
Parthena Trellopoulos, 7" vinyl single
“Chapter 69 – the Early Years,” 3 videos by Lothar Hempel, videocassette VHS Pal, 30," Editione Gregorio Magnani
1994 “Startrax,” featuring Absolut & Superstar, a collaboration with Parhtena Trellopoulos, 7" vinyl single “We believe in You,” Videocassette VHS Pal, 8:20," Edition Sabrina Grassi
1993 “A Very Sad Story,” Videocassette VHS Pal, 7:30," Edition Daniel Buchholz
LOVE IS NO FOUR LETTER WORD,” the favorite lovesongs by twenty male artists, audiocassettes
1992 “240 Minuten,” Videocassette VHS Pal, 240," Edition by Esther Schipper

2015 Cascone, Sarah. “The Public Art Fund Brings Digitally Manipulated Sculpture to City Hall Park,” news, May 12, 2015.
2014 Yablonsky, Linda. “There Goes the Neighborhood,” Artforum Scene & Heard, September 10, 2014. Balestin, Juliana. “Lothar Hempel at Anton Kern Gallery,” Purple Magazine diary, September 10, Kozinn, Allan. “As Usual, Unusual Offerings From The Kitchen,” The New York Times’ ArtsBeat,
2014. August
6, 2014.
6, 2014.
2013 “Lothar Hempel, Aubrey Beardsley at Modern Art,” Contemporary Art Daily, January 2013.
2011 Indrisek, Scott. “Lothar Hempel,” Modern Painters, November 2011, p.82-83. Schübel,Wayra.“GongShowbeiMickySchubert,BellShowbeiLüttgenmeijer,”vonHundert,May N.N. “Suedehead, Lothar Hempel at Anton Kern,” Juxtapoz, October 21, 2011.
2010 Dantan, Ghislaine. “Lothar Hempel, kaput,” Art magazine, November 6, 2010. Buhr, Elke. “Aliens im Wunderland,” Monopol Magazin, October 2010, p.84-90. Reimers, Anne. “Der Zeitgeist wird in Berlin erfunden,”, October 12, 2010. Schleussner, Laura. “Lothar Hempel,” Flash Art, July–September 2010, p.112. Wewer, Antje. “Klein, aber Soho,” Monopol Magazin, August 5, 2010.
Geldard, Rebecca. “Lothar Hempel,” TimeOut, June 16, 2010.
Sherwin, Skye. “Artist of the week 90: Lothar Hempel,”, June 3, 2010.
N.N. “Lothar Hempel,” von Hundert, June 2010.
Holt, Pippa. “Art Attack,” The Vogue Blog, May 11, 2010.
Jansen, Meike. “Endloser Tanz,” taz – Die Tageszeitung, April 28 2010.
N.N. “Lothar Hempel,”, March 20, 2010.
Cotter, Holland. “An Abundance of Room, an Absence of V.I.P. Gloss,” The New York Times,
N.N. “Lothar Hempel,”, January 19, 2010.
Chiacchio, Francesca. “Lothar Hempel alla galleria Giò Marconi di Milano,”,
15, 2010.
“The Kitchen Sets Fall 2014 Season, Featuring Music, Theater & More,” Broadway World, August
Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813
March 5, January
2009 Carlin, T.J., Lothar Hempel. “Kats, Nerves, Shadows & Gin,” TimeOut New York, Issue 701, March 5-11, 2009.
2008 Butler, Kate. “Lothar Hempel: Casanova,” The Sunday Times, January 2008.
Guarracino, Antonella. “Lothar Hempel,”, February 13, 2008.
Schwerfel, Heinz Peter. “Schwerfel on Tour: Gwangju-Biennale,”, September 5. Stewart, Christabel. “Hollywood Swingin: Lothar Hempel,” Tank Magazine, Vol. 5,
p. 22-23.
N.N. “Window Dressed to Impress,” The Irish Times, February 27, 2008.
Kobel, Stefan. “Lothar Hempel,” abc art berlin contemporary newspaper, Berlin, Germany.
2007 Bart van der Heide. “Lothar Hempel,” Frieze, Issue 110, October 2007.
Judd Tully. “Editor’s Picks: The Best of Frieze,” ArtInfo, October 12-14, 2007. “Basel Show,” Case de Abitare, Issue, 110, September 2007.
Claire Moulène. “Lothar Hempel,” Artforum, Summer 2007.
Issue 4,
Vincent Pecoil. “Lothar Hempel,” Flash Art, May-June, p.137.
Manuel Cirauqui. “Memories of a Mask,” Lapiz: Revista internacional del art, No. 233, May 2007, p.66-75. Lisa Turvey. “Lothar Hempel,” Artforum, January 2007, p.125.
2006 “What’s on,” The Art Newspaper, No.169, May 2006.
Johnson, Ken. “I Love My Scene: Scene 1,” The New York Times, February 17, 2006. Art News, No.165, February 2006.
2005 Noah Chasim, Marvel and Fieber/Fever, Time Out New York, January 13-19, p. 57.
2003 Gronlund, Melissa. “Lothar Hempel,” Contemporary, No. 52, 2003.
2002 Russell Taylor, John. “Road From Nowhere: Lothar Hempel,” The Times, September 2002. Hayworth, Nick. “Making Light of Heavy Themes,” Evening Standard, September 2002. “Lothar Hempel – ICA,” ARTPREVIEW, September 2002.
“Lothar Hempel,” I-D Magazine, September 2002.
Guner, Fisun. “Don’t Believe the Hype,” MetroLife, September 24, 2002. Pecoil, Vincent. “Lothar Hempel at Art: Concept, Paris,” arttext, Spring 2002. Weil, Benjamin. “Lothar Hempel,” Flash Art, May-June 2002.
2000 Jörn Ebner. “Lothar Hempel,” Kunstmagazin, No. 43, February 2000, p.30-33. Hoffmann, Justin. “Lothar Hempel,” Kunstforum, Bd.150, April-June 2000, p. 430.
1999 Higgie, Jennifer. “Let’s get Lost,” Frieze, Issue 48, September-October 1999.
Arning, Bill. “Lothar Hempel, America Disappears/Only the Smiles Remains,” Time Out New York, April 29- May 6, 1999, p.65.
Archer, Michael. “Lothar Hempel,” Art Monthly, No.225, April 1999, p.29-30.
Steiner, Barbara. Snipers, Lotusclub and more…, NachWeimar [cat.]
Verwoert, Jan. “Lothar Hempel,” Springerin, Nr. 2/1999 (March-June).
1998 Weil, Bejamin. “Lothar Hempel,” Flash Art, March-April 1998, p.108.
1997 Higgie, Jennifer. “Lothar Hempel,” Frieze, Issue 37, November/December 1997.
Lothar Hempel, Jodie, Permanent Food, Paris, France.
Avgikos, Jan. “Angus Fairhurst and Lothar Hempel at Anton Kern Gallery,” Artforum, October 1996. Freedman, Carl. “Traffic,” Frieze, May 1996.
“Traffic,” Artforum, May 1996.
1996 Schneider, Christian. “Hempel, Höller, Eliasson,” Metropolis M, January 1996.
Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813
Hempel, Lothar.“Let’s smile forever," ZAP-Magazine, Amsterdam, Netherlands.
1995 “Lothar Hempel and Olafur Eliasson, Kryll as the Food of Tomorrow," Buffalo Bill, September 1995.
1994 Hempel, Lothar. “Let yourself go,” Documents, March 1994.
Weil, Benjamin. “Souvenirs des Immateriaux,” Purple Prose, Vol. 3.
1992 Schwering, Gregor. “Junge Kunst aus Köln," ZYMA, November 1992. Hempel, Lothar. “Ballance Akt,” AMOKKOMA, Vol. 3.
Hempel, Lothar. “Ich kämpfe um Dich,” Purple Press, Vol. 2.

FRAC – Poitou-Charentes, Angouleme, France
Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst GfZK, Leipzig, Germany Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples, Italy
The Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY