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Hans Kotter

1966

 

born in Mühldorf am Inn, Germany

 

1993 – 94

 

Art Students League, New York studied with Bruce Dorfman und William Scharf

 

2001 – 03

 

MediaDesign Akademie Munich, Germany

 

2004

 

Bavarian Culture Award (E-ON), Germany

 

2011

 

Artist in Residence, Art Radionica Lazareti, Dubrovnik, Croatia

 

2007 – 13

 

Lecturer at State Academy of Art and Design Stuttgart, Germany lives and works in Berlin

 

2014

 

Nominated for the International Light Award, Centre for International Light Art Unna, Germany

 

 

Selected Group Exhibition

2016

 

Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Deck Voyage

Villa Datris, L´Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Sculpture En Partage

Gallery Heitsch Munich, Germany, Master of light

Gallery Michaela Stock, Vienna, Luminous Persception
Viltin Gallery, Budapest, X Play
Musuem Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany, Raumwunder
Pop Austin, Austin, Texas, Pop International Art Show

 

2015

 

Pop Austin, Austin, Texas, Illumination

Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany, Lunapark 2000

Gallery Michaela Stock, Vienna, Appropriation Interpiktoriaität

 

2014

 

Budapest Galerie, Budapest, Contemporaries

Gallery Nery Marino, Paris, Coleur et Transparence

Gallery Impakto, Lima, Peru, Geomertiks

Insanitus Festival, Vilnius, Lithuania

Kunstmuseum Celle, Germany, part 2 – light art in Germany in the 21 century

Shoreditch Town Hall, ARTinTRA, London, out of our heads

Gallery Impakto, Lima, Peru, Cielo y Tierra

Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Common Ground: Earth

Bestregarts, Frankfurt, Luminale

 

2013

 

Museum Ritter, Waldenbuch, Germany, Good Vibrations

Kunstmuseum Celle, Germany, part 1 – light art in Germany in the 21 century

Gesellschaft für Kunst und Gestaltung, Bonn, Ceci n’est pas une lampe..

Gallery Impakto, Lima, Peru, City lights

De Buck Gallery, New York

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London, Kotter, Luther, Mack

Gallery Nery Marino, Paris, bright light

 

2012

 

Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey, segment #3

Villa Datris, L´Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Frankreich, Mouvement et Lumiere

Kepes Institut, Budapest, Quadratic Equations

Bestregarts, Frankfurt/Main, Luminale Frankfurt – shine shine shine

Lausberg Contemporary, Toronto

De Buck Gallery, New York

Gallery Lisi Hämmerle, Bregenz, effects in relation

 

2011

 

Gallery Michaela Stock, Vienna, …reflection reflected

Bestregarts, Frankfurt, new works 2011

Gallery Michaela Stock, Vienna, story for reflection

De Buck Gallery, New York

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London

Art Radionica Lazareti – Gallery Otok, Dubrovnik, Croatia

Lausberg Contemporary, Toronto, click clique

Borusan Contemporary, Istanbul, Turkey, segment #1

Villa Datris, L´Isle-sur-la-Sorgue, Sculptures Plurielles 

Lausberg Contemporary, Düsseldorf, konkrete Abstraktion

MSU Museum of Contemporary Art, Zagreb, Croatia, sensitive extra

 

2010

 

Lausberg Contemporary, Toronto, beyond painting

 

2009

 

Lausberg Contemporary, Toronto, best of Lausberg contemporary

ArtMbassy Berlin, Trilogie: Berlin – London – Rom

 

2008

 

Stadtgalerie Klagenfurt, best before…

bkhf Gallery Miami, German Photography Today

Kunst08+ Stuttgart, play it, Curator Werner Meyer (Kunsthalle Göppingen)

Targetti light art collection

 

2007

 

Gallery Benden & Klimczak, Cologne preview 2008

ArtMbassy, Berlin, Germany, obsession with technics

Istituto Italiano di Cultura, suitcase, Cologne

Kinetica Museum, London, in the flux (C)

Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, Germany, best before…

 

2006

 

Kinetica Museum, London, life forms

Rosenbaum Contemporary, Boca Raton, Florida, fire and ice

Internationales Forum Berlin, Magie des Lichtes (magic of light)

 

2005

 

Gallery Kashya Hildebrand, Geneva, Switzerland, reflections

Gallery Bernd Lausberg, Düsseldorf, Germany, Rot als Farbe (red as colour)

Gallery Kashya Hildebrand, New York, spectrum

Berlinerkunst Project, NY Arts Magazine, Berlin, Look!

Gallery Kashya Hildebrand, Zurich, solaris

 

2003

 

Backfabrik, Berlin, Germany, Lichtung II (galde II)

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London

BerlinerKunstprojekt Annex, Berlin, Germany, illuminationen

 

2001

 

Oberbayerische Kulturtage Altötting, Germany, Kraft und Magie (power and magic)

 

2000

 

Kulturmodell Passau, Germany

Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany, Große Kunstausstellung

Städtische Galerie im Park, Viersen, Germany

 

1999

 

Kultur Forum Oberalteich, Germany, I love you

Museum of Modern Art, New York, online exhibition the museum as muse: artist reflect

Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, 01

exhibition on tour taking pictures, snapshots

-Siemens AG, Munich, Germany

– Städtische Galerie Regensburg, taking pictures, snapshot, Germany

-Monique Goldstrom Gallery, New York

 

1998

 

Abraham Lubelski Gallery, New York, country without borders

Neue Galerie Oberhausmuseum, Passau, Germany

 

1997

 

Old Tax Office, Rosenheim, Germany, keine Erinnerung (no memory)

exhibition on tour, the power of words and signs

– Casa Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

– Index Gallery, Osaka, Japan

– Sala Franco, Triest, Italy

– Abraham Lubelski Gallery, New York

Kultur Modell Passau, metamorphosia

Biennale New York, NY Arts Magazine

 

1996

 

Haus der Kultur, Waldkraiburg, Germany

450 Broadway Gallery, New York, sonic identity

 

1995

 

Gallery Hofmeisterhaus, Massing/Rottal, Germany

 

1994

 

Stadtmuseum Waldkraiburg, Germany, annual art exhibition

Dariusz Gubala Gallery, New York, cyber culture

Castle-Schloßhof, Austria

 

1993

 

Dariusz Gubala Gallery, New York, vertigo art

Madelyn Jordon Gallery, New York

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016

 

Saumuelis Baumgarte Gallery, Bielefeld, Germany, beyond light

 

2015

 

Bildraum 01, Vienna, beyond light

Kunstverein Lippe, Detmold, Germany, Lichtkunst

 

2014

 

De Buck Gallery, New York, …..interruption

Gallery Nery Marino, Paris, light flow

 

2013

 

Gallery Michaela Stock, Vienna, superposition

European Hous of Art Upper Bavaria – Schafhof, Germany, more light

Export Kubus, Vienna, replaced – light flow

SUART – Syracuse University Art Gallery, New York

Osthaus Museum, Hagen, Germany, light flow

 

2012

 

Gallery Klaus Benden, Cologne, home sweet home

Gallery Nery Marino, Paris, in the flux

 

2011

 

De Buck Gallery, New York, light sensitive

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London, light flow

Viltin Gallery, Budapest, Hungary, deflection (with Erdélyi Gábor)

Studio d’Arte Contemporanea Pino Casagrande, Rom, deflection

 

2010

 

Gallery Grazia Blumberg, Recklinghausen, Dialog (with A. Zinsmeister)

 

2009

 

Gallery Michaela Stock, Vienna, replaced

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London, replaced

 

2008

 

Gallery Benden & Klimczak, Cologne, the very best…!

Shunt London, with Kinetica Museum London, balance

Gallery Bernd Lausberg, Toronto, colour rush

 

2007

 

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London colour rush and blue line

 

2006

 

Luminale Frankfurt, with Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London + BestregArts, Frankfurt Gallery Bernd Lausberg, Düsseldorf, light and colour

 

2005

 

Berlinische Galerie with Spectral, chromatic impulse

 

2004

 

Raum für Kunst, Kunstverein Ravensburg, Germany, balance

Aedes Berlin, Germany, illuminations

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London, macro landscape

 

2003

 

Patrick Heide Contemporary Art, London, Lichtecht (lightfast)

 

2002

 

Bezirks Galerie, Bezirk Oberbayern, Munich, Germany, light and colour

Stadtmuseum Neuötting, Germany, beauty in plastic

 

2001

 

Pasinger Fabrik, Munich, Germany, blue line

 

2000

 

Gallery Hofmeisterhaus, Massing/Rottal, Germany, landscape in plastic

 

1999

 

Gallery Benden & Klimczak, Cologne, Germany, Stillleben (still life)

 

1998

 

Haus der Kultur, Waldkraiburg, Germany, Spurensicherung

Castle-Klebing, Germany, death cult in the chapel

 

1997

 

Modern Theatre Munich, Germany, diary with sound-collage

Gallery Notwehr, Munich, Germany

 

1996

 

ARTgerecht, Hamburg, Germany, memory

 

1994

 

Radiocenter of Bratislava, Slovakia, body language

 

1993

 

Galerie & Atelier, Vienna, talk to me

 

1992

 

Stadtmuseum Waldkraiburg, Germany

Chuck Levitan Gallery, New York, daydreams

 

 

Collections

MAKK Museum, Cologne, Germany

Targetti Light Art Collection, Italy

Collection of the German Federal Parliament, Germany

Museum Ritter, Germany

Osthaus Museum, Germany

Kunstmuseum Celle, Germany

Villa Datris, Fonds pour la Sculpture Contemporaine, France

Borusan Art Collection, Turkey

Collection Fidelity Investment, UK & USA

Collection DEKA Bank, Germany

Collection Candy & Candy Hyde Park One, UK

Collection Ron Dennis, UK

Kinetica Museum, UK

Collection Jean et Colette Cherqui, France

Collection Ichikowitz, South Africa

Collection Aareal Bank, Germany

Collection Jan des Bouvrie, Netherlands

Collection Heubeck, Cologne, Germany

Topping Rose House’s Collection, Bridghampton, New York

Collection Gerald and Jody Lippes, Naples, FL, USA
University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX
AT&T Collection, Dallas, Texas

 

 

Public Art

2010

 

Warburg Pincus, Frankfurt, Germany

 

2009

 

Aareal Bank, Hamburg, Germany

 

2007

 

Booz Allen Hamilton GmbH, Berlin, Germany

 

Hotel Maximilian, Nürnberg, Germany

 

School in Bavaria, Germany

 

2005

 

Immobilien Investment Frankfurt, Skyper, Frankfurt, Germany

 

Derag AG, Hotel Kanzler, Bonn, Germany

 

2004

 

E-ON Bayern Regensburg, administration building, Regensburg, Germany

 

Neuga Bauträge, object at Burghauser-Tor, Neuötting, Germany

 

2003

 

DEKA Immobilien Investment Frankfurt, Leomax, Munich, Germany

 

Staatliches Hochbauamt Rosenheim, land surveying office, Germany

 

1999

 

Passauer Neue Presse, media center, Passau, Germany

 

1998

 

Stadt Burghausen, community center, Burghausen, Germany

 

Passauer Neue Presse, editorial office, Passau, Germany

 

1997

 

Wochenblatt Burghausen, editorial office, Burghausen, Germany

 

Art Fairs

TEFAF Maastricht, Art Cologne, Viennafair, Arco Madrid, Arte Fiera Bologna, Design Miami, Design Miami/Basel, Art Forum Berlin, Collect London, Art Moscow, Art Toronto, Art Amsterdam, PAN Amsterdam, Art Fair Köln, Art Miami, Art Palm Beach, Kunst Zurich, Art Frankfurt, Scope London, Scope New York, MiArt Milan, Kinetica Art Fair London, Kunst Köln, Pulse NY, Pulse Miami, Art Karlsruhe, P.A.D London, P.A.D. Paris, P.A.D. New York, Art Bodensee, LA Art Show, Object Rotterdam, Art Chicago, Parc Lima, Art Wynwood, Art Dubai u.a.