Born in 1966 in Cologne, Germany

Living and working in Berlin

Solo Shows (Selection)

  • Senza Fine, Mehdi Chouakri Gallery , Berlin
  • Freitag der 13, Mehdi Chouakri Gallery , Berlin
  • Tell me about me, Solo Duo con Gregor Hildebrandt, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid.
  • Le Terrain Vague, Modern Art/Stuart Shave gallery,London
  • Future Music, Galería Casado Santapau,Madrid
  • Oral Heart, Anton Kern gallery, N.Y.
  • Working Girl, Sies & Höke, Düsseldorf.
  • Germany Sex and the City, Art:Concept, Paris, France
  • Tropenkoller, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London, United Kingdom
  • PEOPLELIKE YOU MAKE IT EASY, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
  • Mäusebunker, The Kitchen, New York, NY
  • 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
  • Opium, La Conservera Centro de Arte Contemporanea, Ceutí (Murcia), Spain
  • The story of The Old New Girls, Galerie Art Concept, Paris, France
  • Suedehead, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY [cat.]
  • Silberblick/Squint, Stuart Shave/ Modern Art, London, UK
  • Lothar Hempel: ZOO, Sadler’s Wells, London, UK
  • Piramix Pix, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany
  • Kats, Nerves, Shadows & Gin, Anton Kern, New York, NY
  • Rise and Fall, MGM, Oslo, Norway
  • Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy
  • Casanova & Other Problems, Stuart Shave Modern Art, London, UK
  • Signal, Art: Concept, Paris, France
  • Casanova, The Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland [cat.]
  • Alphabet City, curated by Florence Derieux, Le Magasin, Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France [cat.]
  • Effetti Speciali, c/o – Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany
  • Umbrella, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY [cat.]
  • Tarantella, Bar Ornella, Köln, Germany
  • Casa musica (extrema), Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin, Germany
  • Butterfly, c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Art Nova, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami, FL
  • 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
  • Der Gesang der Vögel ist sinnlos! (The Song of the Bird is Nonsense!),
  • Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
  • 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
  • Magnet, Art:Concept, Paris, France
  • 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
  • Amerika verschwindet nur das Lächeln bleibt (America Disappears Only the Smile Remains), Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
  • KAPUTTund die Folgen (Kaputt and the Consequences), Robert Prime, London, UK
  • Videos, Centre Saint Gervais, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Ein Sandstrand voll Glas (A Beach Full of Glass), Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
  • Kunstschnee will schmelzen, Bureau Amsterdam,
  • Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Samstag Morgen, Zuckersumpf, Robert Prime, London, UK
  • This Bittersweet Disaster, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
  • Strom, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
  • The Bienenkorb Times, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
  • Germany FRACLanguedoc Roussillon, Montpellier, France
  • 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
  • 240 Minuten, with George Graw, Galerie Esther Schipper, Cologne, Germany

Group Exhibitions (Selection)

  • Tales of Manhattan, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
  • Erotic roundup, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
  • Mäusebunker & Hygieneinstitut: Experimental Setup BERLIN. Buildings by G + M Hänska I Fehling + Gogel , 17th Venice Architecture Biennale
  • Where are we now , Hempel_Hildebrandt_Miller , FS.Art, Berlin
  • Zeitgeist, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain (MAMCO), Geneva, Switzerland
  • Modern Sculpture, CASADOSANTAPAU, Madrid, Spain
  • 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
  • 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
    IMAGEOBJECTS, 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, TCNJArt 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
  • Wo ist hier? #1: Malerei und Gegenwart, Kunstverein Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Germany
  • Luggage and Observations, Galerie Klaus Gerrit Friese, Stuttgart, Germany
  • A MANWALKS INTO A BAR…, Landshuter Strasse 49, Mainburg, Germany
  • Cérémonie, curated by Timothée Chaillou, Melinda Gloss, Paris
  • Experience Pommery #11, curated by Florence Derieux, Domaine Pommery, Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France
  • 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, UAEAccrocharge, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Germany
  • It’s Always Summer on the Inside, Organized by Dan McCarthy, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY
  • 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
  • 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, MACROTestaccio, Rome, Italy Crosstown Traffic, Wentrup, Berlin, Germany
  • Cinematique, esthetique, politique, hermetique, Art:Concept, Paris, France
  • Art by the Sea, Beaufort 03, Ostend, Belgium
  • Jean-Luc Blanc: Opéra Rock, curated by Alexis Vaillant, CAPCMusée 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
  • SCULPTURESHOW, Eastside Projects, Birmingham, UK
  • Festival de la création du Centre Pompidou, Conciergerie, Paris, France
  • 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
  • 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
  • Effigies, Modern Art, London, UK
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, VICImagination becomes Reality, Part II. Painting Surface Space, Sammlung Goetz, Munich Bidibidobidiboo, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
  • World artists now!, Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, Japan
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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 LOVENew 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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, CAPCMusée, Bordeaux, France
  • PUSHUPS, The Factory, Athens, Greece
  • AUTOREVERSE 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
  • 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, CCCTours, 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
  • 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
  • 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.]
  • 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

Public collections

  • 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


  • 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

Monographs and Exhibition catalogues

  • A MANWALKS INTO A BAR…, Hatje Cantz, Osfildern, Germany.
  • Berlin: Autocenter.
  • New York: Anton Kern Gallery.
  • Il Casanova di Federico Fellini: Lothar Hempel. Dublin: Douglas Hyde Gallery.
  • Kobel, Stefan. Abc art Berlin Contemporary Newspaper. Berlin.
  • Lothar Hempel: Alphabet City. Grenoble: Le Magasin – Centre National d’Art Centemporain de Grenoble and JRP
  • Pale Carnage, Arnolfini. Bristol/Dundee: Dundee Contemporary Arts.
  • New York: Anton Kern Gallery.
  • 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.
  • Stern, Emma. Propaganda – Lothar Hempel. Interview with Toby Webster. London: ICA
  • Concentrations 42. Lothar Hempel, Dallas: Dallas Museum of Art.
  • Lothar Hempel – Fleisch. London: Maschine, Magnani.
  • Uniform: Order and Disorder. New York: P.S.1.
  • Lothar Hempel. Magnet. Paris: Art: Concept. Art — Pop — City. Berlin: Büro Friedrich.
  • 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.
  • Officina Europa. Bologna: Galleria d’art moderna.
  • Ars Viva 98/99 Installationen, Cologne: Kulturkrei der deautschen Wirtschaft im BDI.
  • El Niño, Mönchengladbach: Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach
  • Kunstschnee will schmilzen, Amsterdam: Bureau Amsterdam, Stedelijk Musem.
  • Vienna: Wiener Secession.
  • 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
  • PUSHUPS, the factory, Athens: Athens Fine Arts School. TRAFFIC, Bordeaux: CAPC
  • X/Y, Paris: Centre Georges Pompidou.
  • I Confess, Copenhagen: Nicolaij Art Center.
  • L’Hiver de l’Amour. Paris: ARC.
  • Cologne: Buchholz und Buchholz.
  • Baden-Anton Kern Gallery 16 East 55th Street New York NY 10022 T 212.367.9663 F 212.367.813
  • Hempel, Lothar and Carsten Hoeller. Phenylovethylamour, Unfair 1993. Cologne.
  • XLVEsposizione Internazionale d’Arte, Milan: La Biennale di Venezia, Venice Aperto ’93.
  • Paradise Europe. Copenhagen: BizArt Forlag.

Audio / Video Publications and Editions

  • Double LP and digital album from NESSUNO: “Songs For The Blind”
  • “Chapter 69 – the Early Years,” 3 videos by Lothar Hempel, videocassette VHSPal, 30,” Editione Gregorio Magnani
  • “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 VHSPal, 30,” Editione Gregorio Magnani
  • “Startrax,” featuring Absolut & Superstar, a collaboration with Parhtena Trellopoulos, 7″ vinyl single
  • “We believe in You,” Videocassette VHSPal, 8:20″ Edition Sabrina Grassi
  • “A Very Sad Story,” Videocassette VHSPal, 7:30,” Edition Daniel Buchholz
  • “LOVEIS NO FOUR LETTER WORD,” the favorite lovesongs by twenty male artists, audiocassettes
  • “240 Minuten,” Videocassette VHSPal, 240,” Edition by Esther Schipper


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  • Fox,Charlie.“Review:LotharHempel’s“Tropenkoller”atModernArt,London,”Art-Agenda,March
  • 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,
    artnet 20,2015. 2014. August 6, 2014.2011. 6, 2014.
  • “Lothar Hempel, Aubrey Beardsley at Modern Art,” Contemporary Art Daily, January 2013.
  • 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.
  • 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. “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. “Lothar Hempel,”, March 20, 2010.
  • Cotter, Holland. “An Abundance of Room, an Absence of V.I.P. Gloss,” The New York Times, 2010.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
  • Carlin, T.J., Lothar Hempel. “Kats, Nerves, Shadows & Gin,” TimeOut New York, Issue 701, March 5-11, 2009.
  • Butler, Kate. “Lothar Hempel: Casanova,” The Sunday Times, January 2008.
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