Friedrich Kunath

Past Exhibitions


Group Exhibitions:
Hunter East Harlem Gallery, New York, NY, “If You Leave Me Can I Come Too?” October 14 – January 9, 2016
Kimmerich, Berlin, Germany, “My wife does the dishes, I do the revolution,” curated by David Rimanelli, June 13 – July 31
Galerie Drei, Cologne, Germany, “Oh, of course, you were berry picking,” April 10 – May 23
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, “Second Chances,” March 27 – June 28


Solo Exhibitions:
White Cube, Hong Kong, November 20 – January 17, 2015
Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, Germany, “If I Could Only Remember Your Name,” September 14 – November 2
Capri, Düsseldorf, Germany, “The Forest Smelled Like Bananas,” September 5 – November 8 forthcoming
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn, NY, July 19 – November 9
Easter Star Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, “Grand Optimist,” May 22 – June 8
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, “The Temptation To Exist (May Contain Nuts), March 18 – April 26
Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry – le Crédac, Ivry-Sur-Seine, France, “A Plan to Follow Summer Around the World,” January 17 – March 23

Group Exhibitions:
Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY, “FIRE!”, curated by de Pury de Pury, September 18 – November 1
Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY, “Lone Tree,” April 4 – May 5


Solo Exhibitions:
White Cube, Mason’s Yard, London, United Kingdom, November 21 – January 25
Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK, “Raymond Moody’s Blues,” September 21 – November 17
Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK, September 28 – November 24

Group Exhibitions:
Centre des Monuments Nationaux, La Conciergerie, Paris, France, “À triple tour: oeuvres de la collection Pinault,” October 21 – January 6, 2014
Museum of St Albans, Hertfordshire, “The Hope of Wrecks,” September 13 – October 27
Gemeente Museum Den Haag, The Netherlands, “Transforming the Known: Works from the Bert Kreuk Collection,” June 8 – September 29
L’Enclos des Bernardins, Hôtel de Miramion, Paris, “More Young Americans,” May 16 – June 22
Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy, “Set Pieces,” February 7 – April 15


Solo Exhibitions:
Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany, “Your Life is Not for You,” November 20 – March 3, 2013
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles CA, “Lacan’s Haircut,” September 8 – October 27
BQ, Berlin, Germany, “Things We Did When We Were Dead,” BQ, Berlin, Germany, April 28 –June 30

Group Exhibitions:
Die Olbricht Collection, Me Collectors Room Berlin, “Wonderful – Humboldt, Krokodil & Polke,” November 29 – August 25
Flag Art Foundation, New York, NY “Funny,” curated by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, September 21 – December 15
Wentrup Avlskarl Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark, “Other Voices, Other Rooms,” September 8 – October 26
Märkisches Museum Witten, Witten, Germany, “Schach Matt (Checkmate),” June 29 – August 26
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, “The Residue of Memory, May 11 – July 15
Stiftung Schloss Dyck, Juechen, Germany, “Orchestra Change,” April 22 – October 28, 2012
Townhouse, Zurich, Switzerland, “Death Can Dance,” April 13 – June 18
Riverview School, East Sandwich, MA, “You Should’ve Heard Just What I Seen,” curated by
Kelly Taxter


Solo Exhibitions:
Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany, “Lonely are the Free,” June 9 – July 31
White Cube, London, United Kingdom, “The Most Beautiful World in the World,” April 15 –June 4

Group Exhibitions:
Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom, “Gesamtkunstwerk,” November 24 – April 30, 2012
Berezdivin Collection, San Juan, Puerto Rico, “Collection Exhibition,” curated by Marysol Nieves, November 3
Herzliya, Israel, “The Second Strike, 3rd Herzliya Biennial for Contemporary Art”
Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands, “Marklin World,” September 24 – January 8, 2012
Kunstpavillon Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria, “Deserteure,” August 25 – October 10
Palazzo Grassi, Venice, “Il Mondo Vi Appartiene – The World Belongs to You,” June 2 – December 31
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, NY, “dwellings,” January 29 – March 26


Solo Exhibitions:
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, “Tropical Depression”, October 22 – December 4
Kunstsaele, Berlin. October 8 – November 5
Kaikai Kiki Tokyo Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, “I used to be darker, but then I got lighter and then I got dark again,” May 13 – June 12
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA, “Hammer Projects: Friedrich Kunath,” April 17 – Sept 30

Group Exhibitions:
Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg, Germany, “Captain Pamphile- nach einem Roman von Alexandre Dumas,” September 24 – November 21
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany, “Saw It, Loved It,” August 31 – September 26
White Cube, London, United Kingdom, “Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action,” July 8 – August 28
Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, CA, “Country Music,” July 3 – August 21
Triennale Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany, “Larger than Life – Stranger than Fiction,” June 12 – October 11
Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA, “Kurt,” May 13 – September 6
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, “Also on View,” April 8 – May 1
Zabludowicz Collection, Projectspace 176, London, United Kingdom, “The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place,” February 25 – June 13


Solo Exhibitions:
Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover, Germany, “Home wasn’t built in a day,” November 28, 2009 – January 24, 2010 (catalogue)
BQ, Berlin, Germany, “Hello Walls,” September 4- October 31 (catalogue)
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany, “7 x 14 ‘5. Teil der Austellungsreihe’ 7 x 14.”

Group Exhibitions:
Blum and Poe, Los Angeles, CA, “15th Anniversary Inaugural Exhibition,” Oct 3-Nov 14
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, “7 x 14”, May 22 – May 31 (catalogue)
Galeria Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy, “Play,” February 5 – March 14
Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland, Grin & Bear It: Cruel humor in art and life, March 20 – July 5


Solo Exhibitions:
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA, “EMOH,” October 24 – November, 2008
Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO, “Rising vs. Setting,” May 22 – August 3 (catalogue)

Group Exhibitions:
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, “Journeys to Nowhere: Selections from the Collection” August 14 – November 30
Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, “The Eternal Flame,” August 10 – October 5, 2008
“Vertrautes Terrain. Aktuelle Kunst in/über Deutscheland,” ZKM Museum for Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, May 22 – October 12
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, “Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International,” May 3, 2008 – January 11, 2009 (catalogue)
Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, California, “Gravity in Art,” curated by Rene Daalder (in association with Theo Tegelaers), March 1 – April 30
Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, New York, “Informed by Function,” co-curated by Claudia Calirman and Susan Hoeltzel, Feburary 5 – May 16
LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, “The Leisure Suite”, January 24 – February 14, 2008


Solo Exhibitions:
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, “Twilight,” September 7 – October 13
Kunst aus NRW in der ehemaligen Reichsabtei Aachen-Kornelimünster, July 14 – September 2.
BQ, Cologne, Germany, “Warum,” January 19 – March 10

Group Exhibitions:
Museum fur Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt, Germany, “Verwendungsnachweis,” September 21 – November 18, 2007
Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria, “Dream and Trauma -Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection” curated by Edelbert Köb, Gerald Matt and Angela Stief, June 29 – October 4 (catalogue)
Tate Modern, London, England, “Learn to Read,” June 19 – Sept 2
Kunst aus Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany, “Seb Koberstädt /Friedrich Kunath: Förderpreisträger 2006”, July 14 – September 2
Magazzino d’arte moderna, Rome, “Blind Date”


Solo Exhibitions:
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA, “I have always been here before,” March 4 – April 8

Group Exhibitions:
Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY, “Bonanza,” curated by Karola Grässlin, March 10 – April 22
BAWAG Foundation, Wien, Austria, “Nothing but Pleasure,” June 30 – September 30
Het Gebouw, Utrecht, The Netherlands, “Spooky,” curated by Hanne Hagenaars and Theo Tegelaars
Fundacción/ Colección Jumex, Mexico City, “Esquidor en el fondo de un pozo”


Solo Exhibitions:
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, October 14 – December 3

Group Exhibitions:
De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, “The Gravity in Art,” organized by Theo Tegelaers, in collaboration with René Daalder, December 2 – January 22, 2006
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, “Looking at Words: The Formal Use of Text in Modern and Contemporary Works on Paper,” November 2 – January 4, 2006
La Galerie, Centre d’arte contemporain, Ville de Noisy-le-Sec, France, “Fabriques du Sublime,” September 9 – November 5 (catalogue)
Avalon Art Association, Revelin Castle, Dubrovnik, Kroatia
Broadway 1602, New York, NY, “Exile: New York is a good hotel,” July 12 – September 16


Solo Exhibitions:
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA, “We were the one thing in the galaxy God didn’t have his eyes On,” April 3 – May 1
BQ, Cologne, Germany, “Our endless numbered days”

Group Exhibitions:
Rockwell Gallery, London, England, “Rings of Saturn”
La Coleccion Jumex and CANAIA, Mexico City, Mexico, “Strawberry Fields,” curated by Patricia Martin (catalogue)


Solo Exhibitions:
Annet Gelink Gallery/The Bakery, Amsterdam, Netherlands, “We are not as far west..,”
November 28 – January 17, 2004
Art 34 Basel (under the auspice of BQ Gallery), Basel, Switzerland,
“Statements”, June 18 – June 23

Group Exhibitions:
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA, “Inaugural Group Show,” September 4 – October 4


Solo Exhibitions:
BQ, Cologne, Germany, “Welcome Home Steve Curry,”

Group Exhibitions:
Galerie Giti Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany, “On the other hand you have different fingers”
Bonner Kunstverein & Videonale, Bonn, Germany, “mise en scène: Curieux VI- Friedrich
Kunath: When was the first time when you realized the next time would be the last time,” September 24 – October 6
Hammer Sidi, London, England, “present”


Solo Exhibitions:
Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany, Peter Mertes Stipendium (with Thea Djordjadze), September 22 – November 4
Chausse 37, Berlin, Germany, “Friedrich Kunath, Videos”

Group Exhibitions:
Stadtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany, “Superschloss,” November 10 – March 24
Kunstverein fur die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany, “Zero Gravity,” April 21 – June 16
BQ, Cologne, Germany, “1995-2001”


Solo Exhibitions:
The Modern Institute, Glasgow, Scotland, “One day it will all make sense,” with Dirk Bell

Group Exhibitions:
Cologne, Germany, “Parking Meters”
Studiogalerie Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany, “Make my paper sound”


Solo Exhibitions:
BQ, Cologne, Germany, “Why are my friends such finks,” with Dirk Bell

Group Exhibitions:
Staatstheater Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany, “Junge Kunst im Zweiten,”
Berlin, Germany, “Dirty Windows”


Group Exhibitions:
VOXXX-Galerie, Chemnitz
Green Room, San Diego


Group Exhibitions:
The easiest thing to grow in a garden is tired, Galerie Peters-Barenbrock, Braunschweig