• 1970 born in Leipzig, Germany
  • 1994-1999 Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK), Germany, class of Georg Baselitz
  • 1994 and 1995 Salzburg Summer Academy, Austria, class of Jim Dine
  • 1995 spends one year in Spain; Erasmus Scholarship, Faculdad de Bellas Artes, Universidad Complutense de Madrid
  • 1999 Master student of Georg Baselitz, Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK), Germany
  • 2000 Scholarship at Foundation Künstlerdorf Schöppingen, Germany
  • 2008-2010 visiting professor at the Haute École d’Art et de Design, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 2013 stage design „Masse“ for Staatsballett Berlin/Halle am Berghain, Berlin, Germany
  • 2015 until April lives and works in Tel Aviv, studio swap
  • 2016-2018 visiting professor at HBK Braunschweig

Solo Exhibitions

2022

  • Walküren-Basislager, Staatsoper Stuttgart, Hauptbahnhof Stuttgart, Germany
  • Mirror Society, SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, USA

2021

  • DISINFOTAINMENT, G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig, Germany

2020

  • Unrest, Fabienne Levy, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Metrocake, KÖNIG TOKIO, Tokio, Japan
  • Berlin Sunday, Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France
  • Desmadre Berlin, Galerie Templon, Paris, France

2019

  • Pompa, St. Matthäus-Kirche, Berlin, Germany
  • Rant, Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany

2018

  • BOEZEMVRIEND together with Grit Hachmeister, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Fernwärme, Museum Langmatt, Baden, Switzerland
  • Anomie, KÖNIG London, United Kingdom

2017

  • Trilemma, König Galerie, Berlin, Germany

2016

  • Dies Irae, Crone Wien, Vienna, Austria
  • A FUGA, Galeria Baró, São Paulo, Brazil

2015

  • Hérésie, Galerie Daniel Templon, Brussels, Belgium
  • Levinsky Street, Givon Art Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Balagan, Bötzow Berlin, Germany

2014

  • Works on Paper, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France
  • Riots, Espacio Minimo, Madrid, Spain
  • Zentrifuge, Kunsthalle Rostock, Rostock, Germany

2013

  • Paraisópolis, Galerie Crone, Berlin, Germany
  • Special Report, Kunsthalle Memmingen, Memmingen, Germany
  • Muster, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2012

  • Stampede, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA

2011

  • A Retrospective. Ten Years Of Painting, Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Cully, Switzerland
  • Decompression, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, France

2010

  • befall, Galerie Crone, Berlin, Germany
  • Maudit, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland

2009

  • crossing jordaan, Cokkie Snoei, Amsterdam and Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Mandelkern, Dortmunder Kunstverein, Germany
  • Norbert Bisky: Paintings, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel; curated by Tami Katz-Freiman
  • Nefasto Máximo, Galería Espacio Mínimo, Madrid, Spain

2008

  • cloud cuckoo land, Gallery Mirchandani + Steinruecke, Mumbai, India
  • privat, Galerie Crone, Berlin, Germany
  • minimental, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2007

  • what’s wrong with me, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA
  • ich war’s nicht, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
  • ne man show, Galerie Crone, ART FORUM BERLIN, Germany
  • Behind Innocence – Norbert Bisky, Anthony Goicolea, Martin Maloney, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul, South Korea

2006

  • Total Care, CAC, Center for Contemporary Art, Vilnius, Lithuania
  • Norbert Bisky, Philip Kang Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
  • es tut mir so leid, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany

2005

  • tudio d´Arte Cannaviello, Milan, Italy
  • Déluge, Galerie Suzanne Tarasiève, Paris, France
  • Malerei, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
  • Leider defekt, Kunstverein Gütersloh, Germany

2004

  • The proud, the Few, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA
  • Abgesagt, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Germany
  • opkomst en verval, Cokkie Snoei Gallery, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2003

  • Schlachteplatte, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
  • Alles muss raus, Galerie Voss, Düsseldorf, Germany

2002

  • Essig und Blut, Brandenburger Kunstverein Potsdam e.V. with Cornelia Scheime, Germany
  • einer muß das sagen haben, Museum Junge Kunst, Frankfurt Oder, Germany

2001

  • Wir werden siegen, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
  • Zeig uns den Weg, Centro Cultural Sao Lourenco, Portugal
  • Vorkämpfer, Chelsea Kunstraum, Cologne, Germany

Group Exhibitions

Selection

2022

  • All You Need Is Love, curated by Birte Bosse & Thomas Rentmeister, Schau Fenster, Raum der Kunst, Berlin, Germany
  • Collaborations I, Guardini Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • Between the Lines, Gallery Fabienne Levy, Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Mixed Feelings, G2 Kunsthalle, Leipzig, Germany
  • Liebe Grüsse, Museum Langmatt, Baden, Switzerland

2021

  • Perspektivwechsel. Kunst nach 1945 aus den Sammlungen der Kunsthalle Lübeck und Rostock, Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck, Germany
  • My Private Passion, Kunsthalle HGN, Duderstadt, Germany
  • Kunst & Hallen. Kunstsinn über Mauern hinweg. Die Kunsthalle Rostock in den Reinbeckhallen, Stiftung Reinbeckhallen, Berlin, Germany
  • Berlin Global, Humboldt Forum, Kulturprojekte Berlin & Stadtmuseum Berlin, Germany
  • facing B, Galería Espacio Mínimo, Madrid, Spain
  • Inaugural Exhibition, KÖNIG SEOUL, Seoul, Korea
  • Deep Blue, curated by Katherine Bradford, Hall Art Foundation, Reading, Vermont, USA
  • WasserLust… Badende in der Kunst!, Schloss Wilhelmshöhe, Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, Germany
  • Ever Seen Never Seen, AKKURAT Labs, Berlin, Germany
  • Studio Berlin, Boros Collection & Berghain, Berlin, Germany
  • Die Zukunft der SPD #2, Provinz Editionen, Bochum, Germany
  • Pilevneli x König, Kaplankaya Clubhouse – SalonCuma Bozbük, Milas/Muğla, Turkey

2020

  • Liebe, Hass, Einsamkeit, Brandenburgisches Landesmuseum für moderne Kunst, Cottbus, Germany
  • ZUSAMMEN. 30 Jahre Wiedervereinigung aus künstlerischer Perspektive, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany
  • Features – 10 Sichten auf Berlin, Museum Nikolaikirche, Berlin, Germany
  • Szene Berlin, Hall Art Foundation, Schloss Derneburg Museum, Derneburg, Germany
  • Vase or Face, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • Mixed Pickles 7 – The Ghost Edition, Ruttkowski 68, Köln, Germany
  • How beautiful you are, KINDL Zentrum für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Berlin, Germany
  • Berlin – there must be something in the water, Collaborations, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • WHO AM I, Tang Contemporary Art, Bejing, China

2019

  • Die Zukunft der SPD, Zwinger Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • Szene Berlin Okt. 19, König Galerie at Ketterer Kunst, München, Germany
  • From the Paper to the Wall, Templon Brussels, Belgium
  • 30 Years of Dutch Courage. A jubilee exhibition, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • I will be Dead, KÖNIG LONDON, United Kingdom
  • TAINTED LOVE / CLUB EDIT, Villa Arson, Nice, France
  • Das Geheimnis der Dinge, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany

2018

  • natura naturans / The Nature of Art, structura Gallery, Sofia, Bulgaria
  • Geheimnis der Dinge. Malstücke, Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • It smells like… flowers & fragrances, me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany
  • G2 #9 – The Art of Recollecting, G2 Kunsthalle Leipzig, Germany
  • Eros & Thanatos, Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh, Germany
  • HOPE AND HAZARD: A COMEDY OF EROS, Hall Art Foundation, Reading, USA

2017

  • G2 #7 Hildebrand Collection, G2 Kunsthalle Leipzig, Germany
  • ICH BIN NICHT MEINE ZIELGRUPPE, Kunsthaus Dresden, Germany
  • DIE REVOLUTION IST TOT. LANG LEBE DIE REVOLUTION!, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
  • MISSING: Der Turm der blauen Pferde by Franz Marc – Contemporary artists in search of a lost masterpiece, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
  • HOPE AND HAZARD: A COMEDY OF EROS, Hall Art Foundation, Reading, USA

2016

  • L E C O M M E N C E M E N T !, LISTRIK, Montreux, Switzerland
  • As If, At Home – Artists In Europe, Box Freiraum, Berlin, Germany
  • Zeitgeist. Arte da Nova Berlim, Goethe-Institut + CCBB, Brasilia, Brazil
  • Elective Affinities – German Art Since The Late 1960s, The Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, Latvia
  • Bittersüsse Zeiten, Edwin Scharff Museum, Neu-Ulm, Germany
  • New Adventures in Vexillology #2, Kunstverein Amrum, Germany
  • Zeitgeist – Arte da Nova Berlim, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • UTOPIE PICTURALE 3, FORMA Art contemporain & cabinet d’expertise, Lausanne, Switzerland

2015

  • Wahrheiten. Zeitgenössische Kunst im Dialog mit Alten Meistern, Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh-Liesborn, Germany
  • Zeitgeist: A Arte da Nova Berlim, Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
  • Gute Kunst? Wollen!, Auf AEG, Nürnberg, Germany
  • Paperworlds, Museum Buchheim, Bernried, Germany
  • Bittersüße Zeiten, Kunsthalle Jesuitenkirche, Aschaffenburg, Germany
  • Black Bandits, Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin, Germany
  • A man walks into a bar, me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany
  • Bittersüße Zeiten, Kunsthaus Apolda Avantgarde, Apolda, Germany

2014

  • Paperworlds, me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany
  • Utopie Picturale 2, Fonderie Kugler, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Lieber Künstler, zeichne mir! – Part 2, Semjon Contemporary, Berlin, Germany
  • 10, Berghain, Berlin, Germany
  • Truths, Bayer Arts & Culture, Leverkusen, Germany
  • Painting III, Frissiras Museum, Athens, Greece

2013

  • Utopie Picturale, Villa Dutoit, Geneva, Switzerland
  • ça grimpe!?, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland
  • As Tears Go By”, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • The Legend of the Shelves”, Autocenter, Berlin, Germany
  • Babylon, Wendt + Friedmann, Berlin, Germany
  • Freestyle, FundacionCajamurcia, Cartagena, Spain

2012

  • Visage et Portrait, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Flying, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
  • Coletiva, Baró Galeria, Sao Paulo, Brazil
  • Convoy Berlin, Biksady Galéria, Budapest, Hungary
  • Laboratories of the Senses, MARTa Herford, Germany
  • Eros & Thanatos, Baumwollspinnerei Leipzig, Germany
  • I am a Berliner, Universitá degli Studi di Sassari, Italy
  • Door de bril van Hans, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • I am a Berliner, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel

2011

  • I am a Berliner, Croation Association of Artists, Zagreb, Croatia
  • Paperwork, U37-Raum für Kunst, Berlin, Germany
  • Halleluhwah! Hommage à CAN, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
  • Ars Apocalipsis, Kunstverein Gütersloh, Germany
  • Alles Kannibalen, me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany
  • ausgeträumt, Kunstverein Markdorf, Germany
  • deutsch, Galerie Crone, Berlin, Germany
  • Apocalypse Now, Hugo & Carla Brown Collection, Nieuw Dakota, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
  • tous cannibales, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
  • Verschwende deine Jugend, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • 863 km, Scheublein Fine Art, Zurich, Switzerland
  • Blicke und Gesten, Museum Junge Kunst Frankfurt Oder, Germany

2010

  • PORTFOLIO BERLIN 01, Kunsthalle Rostock, Germany
  • Blickkontakte, Anhaltinische Gemäldegalerie,
  • Dessau, Germany
  • À vos papiers, Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva, Switzerland
  • High Drama: Works from the Collection of Hugo & Carla Brown, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the UK, London, UK
  • Night Of The Pawn, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany
  • 100th Exhibition, autocenter, Berlin, Germany
  • Young Collectors #2: Johan Delcour & Monia Warnez, Sign, Groningen, The Netherlands

2009

  • Zeigen. An Audio Tour through Berlin by Karin Sander, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin, Germany
  • Schickeria – High Society, BDA-Ausstellungsraum, Braunschweig, Germany
  • Accrochage, Galerie Crone, Berlin, Germany
  • Conflicting Tales, Burger Collection, Berlin, Germany
  • Avant-Goût, Live In Your Head, Geneva, Switzerland
  • cargo, autocenter, Berlin, Germany
  • Giving Face. Portraits for a New Generation, Nicholas Robinson Gallery, New York, USA
  • Reliquaries of Empires Dust, Bereznitsky Gallery, Berlin, Germany
  • cargo manifest, Bayrische Staatsoper, Munich, Germany
  • Standpunkte II, Kunstraum Potsdam, Germany
  • Sammlung SØR Rusche, Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh-Liesborn, Germany

2008

  • Friktion och Konflikt, Kalmar Konstmuseum, Kalmar, Sweden
  • Inkonstruktion III, Art Biesenthal, Germany
  • Standpunkte II, Museum Junge Kunst, Frankfurt Oder, Germany
  • wasistdas08, Loft 19, Paris, France
  • Menschen und Orte, Kunstverein Konstanz, Germany

2007

  • 25 Jahre GALERIE CRONE, GALERIE CRONE, Berlin Inkonstruktion II, Art Biesenthal, Germany
  • 15 Años Tiene Mi Amor, Galería Espacio Mínimo, Madrid, Spain

2006

  • URP! – Cagliari/ Sardinia, Italy
  • Eine Frage der Geste; Oper Leipzig, Germany
  • RIO, Artnews Projects, Berlin, Germany
  • Wer reinkommt ist drin, Schickeria, Berlin, Germany
  • Kunst und Fussball im Deutschen Bundestag, Marie-Elisabeth-Lüders-Haus, Berlin, Germany
  • Null Problemo, Rudolf-Scharpf-Galerie, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • Faces of a collection, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany
  • Spac Buttrio, Udine, Italy
  • Anstoß Berlin, Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany
  • Frissiras Museum Athens, Greece
  • paraisos artificiales with Hernan Bas, Jörg Lozek, Galeria Pilar Parra, Madrid, Spain
  • Schwarz auf weiß, Schickeria, Berlin, Germany
  • Liverpool Biennial Independents 2006, UK
  • What would I be without you…, City Gallery Prague, Czech Republic
  • Multiple Box Sydney, Australia
  • Dick aufgetragen, Galerie Helmut Leger, Munich, Germany
  • Stilelibero, Studio d´Arte Cannaviello, Milan, Italy

2005

  • Bejing Biennial, China
  • Prague Biennial, Czech Republic
  • Self Preservation Society, Leo Koenig Inc., New York, USA
  • El papel del papel, Galeria Carmen de la Calle, Madrid, Spain
  • Kir Royal, Schickeria, Berlin (Carlos Depot), Germany
  • Kunsthalle Dresden, Germany
  • Fundacion Antonio Perez, Cuenca, Spain
  • European Painting Award, Frissiras Museum, Athens, Greece

2004

  • decomplexes, Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris, France
  • National Museum, Seoul, South Korea
  • Busan Biennial, South Korea
  • Klasse Baselitz, Kunstverein Uelzen e.V., Uelzen, Germany
  • Narrative from Germany, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Dorf in die Metropole, Künstlerhaus Bethanien Berlin, Germany
  • New German Painting, Regina Gallery, Moscow, Russia

2003

  • Seascapes in confrontation, PMMK – Museum for Modern Art , Ostend, Belgium
  • Berlin-Moscow, Moscow-Berlin 1950 – 2000, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
  • Man in the Middle, Neues Museum Weserburg, Bremen, Germany
  • Künstler sehen rot, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
  • Tanz am Ufer der Berge, Kunstverein Talstrasse, Halle, Germany
  • Rückblende Hochsommer, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Germany
  • Frisch, fromm, fröhlich, frei, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
  • X. Rohkunstbau, Gross Leuthen, Germany
  • Changing Channels, London Biennial Pollinations, UK
  • Fackelherz & Falkenrot, Georg-Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany
  • Anthropography (The Human Figure at the Dawn of the 21st Century), Frissiras Museum Athens, Greece

2002

  • History Revisited, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, Oregon, USA
  • Sodaliten Schneeberger Drückehalter, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
  • Deutsches Sport und Olympia Museum, Cologne, Germany
  • Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany; Museum Walter/Glaspalast, Augsburg, Germany
  • Positionen I, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
  • Berlin-Leipzig, Galerie im Alten Bau, Kunstverein Geislingen, Germany

2001

  • Almauftrieb, Kulturbauerei Prenzlauer Berg, Berlin, Germany

2000

  • works on paper, Galerie Major, Pollenca-Mallorca, Spain
  • Richtfest (Klasse Baselitz), Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
  • Intermezzo, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
  • Westfalen muss zahlen, Galerie Rathert, Minden, Germany

1999

  • Klasse Baselitz, Universität der Künste Berlin (UdK), Germany
  • Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, Germany
  • Schaustelle HdK 4, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany

1998

  • Nuovo Art Collection, Berlin, Germany
  • Schaustelle HdK 3, Galerie Michael Schultz, Berlin, Germany
  • juxtapositions, Galerie Busche, Berlin, Germany

Public Collections

Teaching

  • Visiting professor at HBK Braunschweig, Germany, 2016 – 2018
  • Pentiment – Internationale Sommerakademie für Kunst und Design, Hamburg, Germany, 2016 (together with Herlinde Koelbl)
  • ACSA Autocenter Summer Academy, Berlin, Germany, 2015
  • Salzburg International Summer Academy of Fine Arts, 2013 – 2014
  • Haute École d’Art et de Design, Geneve, Switzerland, 2008 – 2010

Guest Lectures

  • The Royal Drawing School, London, UK
  • Goldsmiths, University of London, UK
  • The Offenbach University of Art and Design, Germany
  • Muthesius Kunsthochschule, Kiel, Germany
  • ECAL – École cantonale d’art de Lausanne, Switzerland