Stephan Balkenhol

Born: Fritzlar, Germany, 1957

Lives and works Meisenthal, France
Professor at Akademie für Bildende Künste, Karlsruhe, Germany, since 1992


Education
1976-1982
Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg, Germany


Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2016
Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Palais Gogolevski, Moscow, Russia
Stephan Balkenhol and Philippe Cognée, Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint-Louis, France
Nosbaum Reding Gallery, Luxembourg 

2015
New Sculptures, Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland 

2014-2015
Stephan Balkenhol, Landes Museum, Linz, Austria

2014
Stephan Balkenhol, Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg, Luxeumbourg
Stephan Balkenhol, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Stephan Balkenhol, Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol - Skulpturen, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal, Germany

2013
Universe, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
alles gut!, Holger Priess Galerie, Hamburg, Germany 
Stephan Balkenhol, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy 
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Jochen Hempel, Leipzig, Germany 
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany 
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria 
Stephan Balkenhol, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Stephan Balkenhol, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Inauguration of the Wagner Memorial Sculpture, Leipzig, Germany
Big Head Column, Peggy Guggenheim Colletion, Venice, Italy
Galerie des Wetzlarer Kunstvereins, Wetzlarer, Germany
Sotheby's, Beyond Limits: A Selling Exhibition, Chatsworth, Derbyshire, England 

2012
New Works, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Stephan Balkenhol, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Stephan Balkenhol in St. Elizabeth, St. Elizabeth Church, Kassel, Germany
A Sign in the Forum of Caesar - Stephan Balkenhol more and more, Valentina Bonomo Gallery, Rome, Italy
Unlimited Bodies – Corps Sans Limite, Palais d'Iéna, Paris, France

2011- 2012
Stephan Balkenhol, Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong, China

2011

Stephan Balkenhol, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany 
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy 
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Kyoto, Japan
Kunstforum Würth, Turnhout, Belgium
Luce Gallery, Turin, Italy
Chateau de Malbrouck, Lorraine, France
La Halle Verrière, Meisenthal, France
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2010
Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow, Russia
Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York City, USA 
Stephan Balkenhol: New Works - Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
L’Art et la Maniere, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Nosbaum & Reding Art Contemporain, Luxembourg, Luxembourg 
New Works, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Neue Skulpturen und Reliefs, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Dörrie Preiss, Hamburg, Germany
DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium

2009 
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
On Paper, Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Zuoz, Switzerland
Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
Druckgrafik 1992-2008, Kunstverein Augsburg e.V., Augsburg, Germany 
Galerie de l´ Erban, Nantes, France
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany

2008-2009
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

2008
This is Not to be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Akinci Galerie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
New Works, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany 
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Valentina Bonomo Roma, Rome, Italy
Paixóns Privadas, Visións Públicas, Collections D.O. Galicia, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2007
Dörrie Priess, Hamburg, Germany
Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Milan, Italy
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
MKM Museum Küppersmühle für moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Kabinett Für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Sculptures and Drawings, Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
Wenzel Hablik Museum, Itzehoe, Germany
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
UMRAUM, Architektur und Objekt, Wenzel-Hablik-Museum, Itzehoe, Germany

2006
New Work, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
New Work, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria 
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Homme-girafe, CEAAC, Strasbourg, France
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany; toured to Museum der Moderne Salzburg, Austria and MKM Museum Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany

2005
CRG, Los Angeles, USA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
National Museum of Contemporary Art, Osaka, Japan
Tokyo Opera City, Tokyo, Japan
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Galería Pepe Cobo, Madrid, Spain
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria 
Galerie Johnin & Schöttle, Köln, Germany
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium

2004
Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Galerie Lohrl, Monchengladbach, Germany
Dorrie & Priess, Hamburg, Germany
Galerie Rudiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Galeria OMR, Mexico City, Mexico
Galerie Mal 36, Zürich, Switzerland
Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2003
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Le Rectangle and Goethe Institute, Lyon, France
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Stephan Balkenhol und. . . , Stadtische Galerie Fellbach, Germany
Galerie Ropac, Paris, France

2002
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland
Stephan Balkenhol: Installation, Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Germany
Stadtverwaltung, Erfurt, Germany
Gallery Pepe Cobo, Sevilla, Spain
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Begegnungsstatte Kleine Synagoge Erfurt, Germany
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2001
Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
Galerie Monica DeCardenas, Milan, Italy
Kunstforum Baloise, Basel, Switzerland
C.G.A.C (Centre Galego de Arte Contemporaneo), Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
OMR Gallery, Mexico-City, Mexico
Dorrie Priess Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
Barbara Wein Verlag/Galerie Berlin: S.B-Photographien, Germany
Fries Museum, Leeuwaarden, The Netherlands
Museum de bildenden Kunste Leipzig, Germany

2000
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Köln, Germany
Kunstverein Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
The Contemporary Arts Centre, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
Bell Gallery, Brown University Providence, Rhode Island, USA
St Louis Arts Center, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy 
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanéa, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Galeria OMR, Mexico City, Mexico
Galerie Mai 36, Zürich, Switzerland
Centre for Contemporary Art, Cincinatti, USA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England 
Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
Galerie Dörrie & Priess, Hamburg, Germany

1999
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Galleria Civica Di Arte Contemporanea, Trento, Italy
European Foundation for Sculpture, Parque Tournay Solvay, Brussels, Belgium
Galerie Löhrl, Berlin, Germany
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Sadler’s Wells Theatre, London, England

1998
The Arts Club, Chicago, USA
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Skulpturen, Museum Kurhaus, Kleve, Germany
Skulpturen, Gerhard Marcks-Haus, Bremen, Germany
Skulpturen, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

1997
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England 
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany

1996
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada
Strassbourg, C.E.A.A.C., France
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, California, USA
Stephan Balkenhol, Saatchi Gallery, London, England

1995
The Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, D.C., USA
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England 
Smithsonian Institute, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C., USA 

1994 
Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany Travelled to Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen, Kunstraum Neue Kunst, Hannover, Germany
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Musée Departmental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechoouart, France; toured to Musée des Beaux Arts, Haute-Normandie, France
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
Dörrie Priess, Hamburg, Germany

1993 
Stephan Balkenhol: Vier Männer auf Bojen; toured to Elbe, Hamburg-Altona; Suderelbe, Hamburg-Harburg; Serrahn, Hamburg-Bergdorf; Aussenalster, Hamburg-Mitte Kabinett für aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Outdoor installation in Amiens, France 
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA

1992
Galerie Roger Pailhas, Paris and Marseille, France
Stephan Balkenhol: About Men and Sculpture, Witte de With Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1991
Six ours pour Paris, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Paris, France
Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen im Stadelgarten, Städtische Galerie im Städel, Frankfurt, Germany Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Germany and Kunstverein Ulm, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol: Köpfe, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach. Travelled to Mai 36 Galerie, Lucerne, Switzerland; Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany; Mannheim Kunstverein, Germany
The Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland 

1990
Stephan Balkenhol: Zeichnungen 1990 und Entwürfe fur Skulpturen, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Westwerk, Hamburg, Germany

1989
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Mai 36 Galerie, Lucerne, Switzerland 
Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany

1988
Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol: Neue Skulpturen, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Kunsthalle Basel. Travelled to Portikus, Frankfurt and Kunsthalle Nürnberg Germany

1987 
Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Braunschweig, Germany
Deweer Art Gallery, Otegen, Belgium

1985
Stephan Balkenhol Skulpturen, A.O. Kunstraum, Hamburg, Germany
Skulpturen Stephan Balkenhol, Kunstverein Bochum, Bochum, Germany

1984
Stephan Balkenhol: Neue Arbeiten, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany


Group Exhibitions (selected) 

2016
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, England
Defining Sculpture, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
Animalia, Marian Goodman Gallery, London, England 

2015
Figure on Display: Stephan Balkenhol and Jeff Wall, Leopold Hoesch Musuem, Duren, Germany Inventory, Vol.5: Acquisitions from 1992 to 1996, FRAC Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France
Space Age, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, France
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England 

2014
Collector's Room #5 - Pleasure, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Study from the Human Body, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2013
The Art of the Present, Helga de Alevear Collection, Centro Centro, Madrid, Spain 
Truth, ESMoA, LA, California, USA
Je t’aime… moi non plus, Musée des Beaux-Arts Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing, France

2012-2013
Lost in LA, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Art is beautiful but hard work too, Kunstabau, Munich, Germany

2012
Unlimited Bodies, Palais Diena, Paris, France
Re-opening, DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium
The Drawing Room, DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium
The Bear Necessities, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA 

2011
Twenty Years of Presence, MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany 
Art Set Free, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany
Melting Point, Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Invisibleness is Visibleness, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
Stephan Balkenhol and The Object of Observation (Changes by Being Observed), Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany, curated by Tim Lee Zettels Traum, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany 

2010
Stephan Balkenhol – Alberto Giacometti, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany 
Idea and Object, Galerie Thaddaeus Roapc, Salzburg, Austria
Wings, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
The Secret Lives of Trees, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz, Switzerland

2009
The Core Marrow of Art, Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong
Eva Penny & Stephan Balkenhol, Trepanierbaer Gallery, Calgary, Canada
Fuentes, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg Austria
PastPresentFuture: Works from the UniCredit Art Collection, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria; toured to Palazzo della Regione, Verona, Italy and Yapi Credi Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey
Securities, DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Sixty Years. Sixty Works. Art from the Federal Republic of Germany, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
Seeing the Figure Anew: Selections from the Darrel and Marsha Anderson Collection, Orange Coast College Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, California, USA

2008 
Listen Darling The World Is Yours, Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Center, Lisbon, Portugal
This is Not to be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
UPDATE, DEWEER Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland

2007 
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Art, London, England
Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, France
New Dimensions, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA
Intersections 3: Balkenhol, Delwoye, Quinn al Parco Archeologico di Scolacium, Catanzaro, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Mönchsberg, Austria 
Monica De Cardenas, Milano, Milan, Italy
New Work, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belguim
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan 
New Work, Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong, China 
UMRAUM , Architektur und Objekt, Wenzel-Hablik-Museum, Itzehoe, Germany 
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden 
Passion Complex: Selected Works from the Albrigh-Knox Art Gallery, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanzawa, Japan

2006 
Figures in the Field: Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago Collections, MCA Chicago, Illinois, USA
Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland 
Museum der Moderne Salzburg Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria 
New work, Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen, Denmark
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA, USA
Der erste Blick-Die Sammlung GAG, Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar, Germany

2005
Ten Year Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England 
Figur/Skulptur, Sammlung Essl-Kunst der Gegenwart Klosterneugeurg, Vienna, Austria
Faces in the Crowd, Whitechapel Gallery, London, England
Large Drawings, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Germany
The Blake Byrne Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
My Favorite Things!: Painting in France, Museum of Contemporary Art, Lyon, France
21, Dogenahaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
We can do it!, Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow, Russia
New Sculptures, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

2004 
Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany 
MIEDO–FEAR, Galeria Pepe Cobo, Sevilla, Spai
Miedo, Galeria Pepe Cobo, Sevilla, Spain
Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland

2003 
Jetzt und hier–Die Sammlung Zeitgenosslscher Kunst, Museum Kurhaus Kleve –Ewald Mataré–Sammlung, Kleve, Germany
Inaugural Show, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Sculpture, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Rhons Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Sculpture project with Fiona Banner and David Batchelor, More London, London, England Durchgehend geöffnet, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden and Sammlung Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

2002 
Avant que la mer fut au monde, Rochechouart portoit les Ondes, Musée Départemental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, France
Das Tier in mir, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany
Photogenic, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Grünzeug, Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Germany
Pop Art und die zeitgenössische Bildhauerkunst, Gerhard Marcks-Haus Bremen, Germany
Time-Space-Motion, Galerie Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland

2001
De wereld folgens Duitsland, Odapark, The Netherlands
Fotografierte Bilder, Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Geometrie & Gestus, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Dogenhaus Galerie Leipzig, Germany

2000
and if there were no stories, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland
Essensbilder, Dorrie Priess Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
Back to Kassel, Kasseler-Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany

1999
Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Bawag Contemporary, Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria 
Galleria Civica di Arte Contemporanea di Trento, Trento, Italy 
Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, France
Reality and Desire, Fundacíon Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain

1998
Women, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels, Belgium
Skulpturen, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany 
Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany
Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA 
Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland

1997
FRAC Haute-Normandie, Rouen, France

1996 
Conversation, Milton Keynes Gallery, Buckinghamshire, UK
Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland
Group Show, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA

1995
Philip Akerman/Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
Africus: Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa
1995 Carnegie International, The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA

1994
Summer Group Show, Baumgartner Galleries, Washington, D.C., USA
Das Jahrhundertder Multiple, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany
The Day after Tomorrow: Lisbon, Cultural Capitol of Europe '94, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal
Still Life, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Ludwig’s Lust: Die Sammlung Irene und Peter Ludwig, Germanisches Nationalmuseum Nürnberg, Germany
Gegenbilder, Installation at Lamberti Kirche, Münster, Germany 
NL Dordrecht: 51º 48-04º 40º, Dordrecht Kalkhaven, The Netherlands
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany 
Mai 36, Zurich, Switzerland

1992
Doubletake, Hayward Gallery, London, travelled to Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
Die 29. Austellung, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Current Art in Public Spaces, Expo ’92, Seville, Spain
Tiere, Galerie Dörrie & Priess, Hamburg, Germany; toured to Galerie Tröster & Schlüter Frankfurt, Germany
Double Identity, Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany, Lausanne, Switzerland
Post Human, FAE Musée d’Art Contemporain; toured to Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy; Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece and Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
Der gefrorene Leopard, Galerie Bernd Kluser, Munich, Germany
Qui, Qui Ou?; Un regard sur l’art en Allemagne en 1992, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France

1991
Tio ars ing konst I Hamburg 80/90, Malmö, Konstmuseet Malmö, Sweden 
Ansichten von Figur in der Moderne Heilbronn, Deutschhof, Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Germany Seven Women, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, USA 
Zeitgenössiche Kunst aus der Deutschen Bank: Skulptur, Zeichnug, Photographie, Erholungshaus der Bayer, AG, Leverkusen, Germany; toured to Bozen Museum für Moderne Kunst and Hoechst, Galerie Jahrhunderthalle, Germany
Hamburg Abroad, European Visual Arts Centre, Ipswich, UK

1990
A New Necessity, First Tyne International, Newcastle, UK
Possible Worlds: Sculpture from Europe, ICA and Serpentine Gallery, London, England 
Prospekt 89, Frankfurter Kunstverein und Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
4. Triennale der Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany
Sei Artisti Tedeschi, Castello di Rivara, Turin, Italy 
Das goldene Zimmer, Nymphenburger Schlosspark, Munich, Germany
Bremen Kunstpreis 1989, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Dorothea von Stetten-Kunstpreis, Stadtisches Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany 
Binationale: German Art of the Late 80s and American Art of the Late 80s, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany; toured to Boston, MA, US and ICA and Museum of Fine Art Hamburg, Germany

1987
Neue Kunst in Hamburg, Kampangelfabrik, Münster, Germany
Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Skulptur Projekt in Münster, Germany
A Choice: Contemporary Art from Europe, Kunstrai, The Netherlands
Et de la Sculpture, Park de la Pépiniere, Nancy, France
Exotische Welten-Europäische Phantasien, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany Stephan Balkenhol, Werner Kutz, Jan Vercrysse, Galerie Johnen & Schöttle Cologne, Germany Theatergarten-Bestiarium, Kunstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstrasse, Munich, Germany

1986
Jenisch-Park Skulptur, Jenisch Park, Kulturbehörde Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Momente-zum Thema Urbanitat, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany 
Stephan Balkenhol, L.Gerdes, E.Karnauke, Kasseler Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany 
Neue Deutsche Skulptur, Deweer Art Gallery and International Cultureel Centrum, Antwerpen Otegem, Belgium 
Die Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendiaten, 15 junge Künstler, Darmstadt, Germany 

1985
Die Stipendatiaten der Karl-Schmidt-Rottluff Förderrungsstiftung, Brucke-Museum, Berlin, Germany Skulptur in Hamburg, Landesvertretung der freien und Hansestadt Hamburg, Bonn, Germany
Jenis Park Skulptur, Jenish Park, Kulterbehörde Hamburg, Düsseldorf, Germany

1983
Impulse I, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany


Catalogues and Publications (selected)

2015
20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue) 

2012 
Stephan Balkenhol in Sankt Elisabeth, Snoeck Verlagsgesellschaft, Köln, Germany 

2011
Stephan Balkenhol: Public, The Sculptures in Public Space 1984-2008, Hatje Cantz, Ostfidern, Germany 

2010
Stephan Balkenhol, Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Stephan Balkenhol, Actes Sud, Paris, France

2009
Stephan Balkenhol, Sempre più..., Walther König, Cologne, Germany
Fuentes, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; Le Rectangle, Centre D’Art De La Ville De Lyon; Goethe-Institut, Lyon, France

2008
Stephan Balkenhol, Deichtorhallen, Snoek Pub, Hamburg, Germany

2007
Stephan Balkenhol, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany

2006
Skulptur 06, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; Le Rectangle, Centre D’Art De La Ville De Lyon; Goethe-Institut, Lyon, France
Stephan Balkenhol, Snoeck, Köln, Germany

2005 
Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen und Reliefs, The National Museum of Art, Osaka & Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Japan
Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen, Von der Heydt-Museum Wuppertal, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, The Arts Club of Chicago, USA

2004-2005
54th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, USA

2004
More London Sculpture, More London Development Ltd.

2003
Stephan Balkenhol Photographien, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; Le Rectangle, Centre D’Art De La Ville De Lyon; Goethe-Institut, Lyon, France

2002
The Photogenic: Photography through its Metaphors in Contemporary Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania, USA 

2001
Stephan Balkenhol, Hans Werner Schmidt, Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Germany 
Stephan Balkenhol, Vor Ort, Andreas Franzke, Hatje Cantz Verlag, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Fries Museum, Leuwarden, The Netherlands

2000
Stephan Balkenhol and Stephan Balkenhol Archives, CGAC

1999 
Stephan Balkenhol, Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Stephan Balkenhol, Johnen & Schöttle, Köln, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland


1998
Stephan Balkenhol Skulpturen, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

1997 
Open City, Change or Die, No. Five, New York, a project for Open City
Stephan Balkenhol, Editions Dis Voir, Paris, essays by Jeff Wall, Ludger Gerdes, Hervé Vanel, Ingrid Schaffner

1996
Stephan Balkenhol at the Saatchi Gallery, Saatchi Gallery, London, England 
Stephan Balkenhol Sculptures and Drawings, Cantz Verlag, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Plätze Orte Situationen, Cantz Verlag, text by Andreas Franzke
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, CEAAC, Strasbourg, text by Neal Benezra, Paul Guérin, Carla Schulz-Hoffmann

1995
Kunst auf der Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, text by Lucius Grisebach
Africus: Johannesburg Biennale '95, Johannesburg, text by Klaus Gallwitz
Stephan Balkenhol: Drawings and Sculptures, Hirschhorn Museum and SculptureGarden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., USA, introduction by James T.Demetrion, essay by Neal Benezra

1994
Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany, introduction by Britta Schmitz, Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie Hoffman, Klaus Riese und Zwerg, Zwischenwelt und Zwischenzustande im Werk von Stephan Balkenhol
Pfleger, Susanne, Engel und Teufel, Eine ikonographische Interpretation
Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Galerie Löhrl, Kunstverein, Wolfsburg, Germany Friedel, Helmut, The Day After Tomorrow: Lisbon Cultural Capital of Europe ’94, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal
Stephan Balkenhol, Musee Departemental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France, interview by Alexandra Midal, essay by Frederic Migayrou
Muniz, Vik, Stephan Balkenhol: Three Figures as Witness, Parkett, No. 43, Zurich, Berlin, New York, USA
Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, Kalkhaven, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
NL Dordrecht: 51 degrees 48’-0 degree 40’, statement in English and Dutch by Stephan Balkenhol, reprinted from Volker Plagemann, ed. Kunst im offentlichen Raum: Anstosse der 80er Jahre. Cologne: DuMont, 1989, p. 260
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium, Stadtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany, introduction by Jurgen Harten and Klaus Heinrich Kohrs, Berlin: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Forderungsstiftung

1993
Kalkhaven NL Dordrecht: 51 Grad 48'-0 Grad 40', Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, statement in English and Dutch by Stephan Balkenhol
Karl-Rottluff Stipendium, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany, introduction by Jurgen Harten and Klaus Heinrich Kohrs
Stephan Balkenhol: Vier Männer auf Bojen, Kulturbehörde Hamburg, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen 93, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium

1992
Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art, Hayward Gallery, London, England, essays by Lynne Cooke, Bice Curiger and Greg Hilty, London: South Bank Centre/Parkett
Stephan Balkenhol:Uber Menschen und Skulpturen/About Men and Sculpture, texts by Stephan Balkenhol, James Lingwood and Jeff Wall; interviews by Ulrich Ruckriem and Thomas Schutte, Stuttgart: Edition Cantz Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

1991
Possible Worlds, Stephan Balkenhol interview with Iwona Blazwick, James Lingwood and Andrea Schlieker, ICA/Serpentine Gallery, London, England 
Karl August Burckhardt-Koechlin Fonds: Zeichnungen des 20. Jahrhundert, biography by Patricia Nussbaum, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland 
Stephan Balkenhol, text by Jorg Johnen, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen im Stadelgarten, Galerie in Stadel, Frankfurt/Main, Ursula Gzechca-Mohr, Stephan Balkenhol
Hamburg Abroad, text by Janis Mink, European Visual Arts Centre at Ipswich, Ipswich, UK
Autonome Menschen, Jörg Johnen, Stephan Balkenhol, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

1990
Stephan Balkenhol, Zeichungen und Entwurfe fur Skulpturen 1990, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Possible Worlds: Sculpture from Europe, interview by Iwona Blazwick, James Lingwood and Andrea Schlieker, ICA/Serpentine Gallery London, England 
Stephan Balkenhol: Zeichnungen 1990 und Entwurfe fur Skulpturen, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium

1989
Die Umkerung von Pygmalions Traum, Gunter Gerken, Bremmer Kunstpreis ’89, Kunstverein und Kunsthalle, Bremen, Germany
Sei Artisti Tedeschi, Gregori Magnani, Stephan Balkenhol, Castello di Rivara, Torino, Italy Nymphenburger Schlosspark, organized by Kunstverein Munchen in co-operation with Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlosser, Garten und Seen, Munich, Germany
Das Goldene Zimmer, text by Rudiger Schottle 
Skulptur und Werkidee bei Stephan Balkenhol, Dirk Teuber, Stephan Balkenhol

1988
Stephan Balkenhol, Jean-Christophe Ammann, Stephan Balkenhol, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland Deutsche Kunst der spaten 80er Jarhe, Rainer Crone, Stephan Balkenhol, David A. Ross, Jurgen Harten, Stadtische Kunsthalle und Kunstsammlung Nordrheim-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Germany
Binationale: German Art of the Late 80’s/American Art of the Late 80’s, interview by Marie Luise Syring and Christiane Vielhaber, Cologne: DuMont, Stadtisches Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
Bezugspunkte im Werk von Stephan Balkenhol, Jeff Wall, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

1987
E en keuze: Hedendaagse kunst uit Europa/A Choice: Contemporary Art from Europe, Kunstrai 1987, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stephan Balkenhol, Anmerkungen zur Arbeit von Stephan Balkenhol, Wilhem Bojescul; Balkenhols Standbilder, Gerdes Ludger, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Menschen bidder von Gerhard Richter und Stephan Balkenhol, Gunther Gerken, Neue Kunst in Hamburg 1987, Hamburg, Germany

1985
Stephan Balkenhol-Skulpturen, Ulrich Ruckriem, Stephan Balkenhol, Ausstellungshallen Mathildenhöne, Darmstradt, Germany

1983
Impulse 1, Dietrich Helms, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany


Bibliography (selected)

2014
Nicolin, Poala, Review: Stephan Balkenhol, Artforum, May

2013
Macdonald, Martin, REVIEWED: Stephan Balkenhol at Stephen Friedman Gallery, Artworld Now, 24 September
Stephan Balkenhol at Stephen Friedman Gallery Private View Tuesday 3rd September, Fad
Glover, Michael, The Independent, 4 September 
The Guardian Guide: Exhibitionist, 31 August
Julke, Ralf, Wagner monument in Leipzig, 3rd Experiment: Stephan Balkenhol convinced the jury with a double Wagner, Leipziger Internet Zietung, 15 June
Davies, Francis, Stephan Balkenhol at Stephen Friedman Exhibition review, The Upcoming, 4 September 
Balkenhol Sculpture of Richard Wagner Nearing Completion, The Wagnerian, 15 April 
McFadden, Ronan, Stephan Balkenhol, Time Out, 23 September 
Stephan Balkenhol, Wall Street International, 13 September 
Rauterberg, Hanno, Holzköppe for all, Zeit Online, 2 June

2012
Allen, Jennifer, I Will Survive, Frieze, Autumn 

2011
Kaslan, Stella, Stephan Balkenhol per la Stephen Friedman Gallery di Londra, arskey, 25 March

2009
Stowbridge, Mark, Fast Forward Weekly, 4 June 

2007
Danilevich, Ann, Stephan Balkenhol, Canadian Art International online
Kern, Ingolf, Stephan Balkenhol, Monopol, October

2006
Platthaus, Andreas, Who’s been carving here, then? Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 21 July 
Archer, Michael, Stephan Balkenhol, Artforum, May
Winzen, Matthias, Where Does the Sculptor Stand?

2005
Godfrey, Tony, Recent Sculpture, The Burlington Magazine
Herbert, Martin, Reviews: Stephan Balkenhol, Time Out London

2003
Kent, Sarah, Reviews: Stephan Balkenhol, Time Out London 

2000 
Kardon, Dennis, The Digital Hand, Artnet 
Stephan Balkenhol, The Guardian Guide 
Herbert, Martin, Stephan Balkenhol, Time Out London 
Korotkin, Joyce, Stephan Balkenhol, The New York Art World, June/July/August 
Art: Stephan Balkenhol, The Evening Standard, June 

1999 
Anti-Heroes, Art Newspaper 
Visual Arts at Sadlers Wells, Sadlers Wells, London, England 

1998
Hubbard, Sue, Stephan Balkenhol, Time Out

1997
Kuspit, Donald, Stephan Balkenhol, Artforum
Hall, James, Stephan Balkenhol, The Guardian Guide
Glueck, Grace, Stephan Blakenhol, New York Times
Halle, Howard, Art Review: Wood is Good, Time Out

1996
Galloway, David, Deadpan Idols, Art News
Thiel, Wolf-Gunter, Stephan Balkenhol, Flash Art, Nov/Dec
Boyes, Roger, Freeing the Spirit, The Times Magazine, June 
Kent, Sarah, Cutting Edge, Time Out

1995
Kaslow, Amy, Hirshhorn Museum Presents Whimsical German Sculptor, Christian Science Monitor Shaw-Eagle, Joanna, Affection and Delight Enliven Latest Exhibition at Hirshhorn, The Washington Times
Lewis, Jo Ann, Whittle Wonders, The Washington Post
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Searle, Adrian, Try to Figure it Out, The Independent, 12 December
Mullins, Charlotte, Stephan Balkenhol, Galleries, December
Karmel, Pepe, Stephan Balkenhol exhibition review, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, New York Times, Weekend Section, C23, 23 June
Glueck, Grace, Mutant Materials (but No Rogue Genes); Notes, Letters and Typographic Wackiness, New York Observer, 19 June
Richie, Matthew, Still Life: Exhibition review, Flash Art 28, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, No. 181 March-April, p. 65

1994 
Messler, Norbert, Stephan Balkenhol, Artforum
Balkenhol, l’homme du bois, exhibition review, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Dole, France, Le Progres/Depeches, 3 October 
Gourmelon, Mo, Stephan Balkenhol, exhibition review, Musee Departemental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, France, Beaux Arts Magazine (Paris) 125 July-August, pp. 96-97

1993 
Messler. Norbert, Stephan Balkenhol, exhibition review, Galerie Johnen & Schottle, Cologne, Artforum 32, December, pp. 91-92
Ammann. Jean-Christophe, Stephan Balkenhol: 57 Penguins/57 Pinguine, Parkett 36, pp. 66-69 Benezra, Neal, Stephan Balkenhol: The Figure as Witness/Die Figur als stummer Zeuge, Parkett 36, pp. 37-41

1992 
Ammann, Jean-Christophe and Horst Schmitter, 57 Pinguine suchen 57 Freunde, advertisement, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, 30 April, pp. 110-111 
Searle, Adrian, Not Waving, Not Drowning, Frieze 4, April-May, pp. 17-20
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Stringer, Robin, Why Cant You Dummies Just Let Me Be Alone, London Evening Standard, London, England, 28 February 
Bourriaud, Nicholas, Figuration in an Age of Violence, Flash Art, No.162, January-February, pp. 87-91
Cork, Richard, Do You See What I See?, The Times, London, England, 28 February

1991 
Decter, Joshua, Seven Women, Arts Magazine 65, New York, New York, No. 9, May, p. 103


Public Collections (selected) 

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA 
ARS AEVI, Museum Of Contemporary Art Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina 
Artothek, Nürnberg, Germany 
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA 
Attitudes, Genf, Switzerland 
BAWAG Contemporary, Wien, Austria 
Burger Collection, Berlin, Germany 
The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica, USA 
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Diözesanmuseum, Würzburg, Germany
Elipse Foundation Art Centre, Alcoitao, Portugal
Fpmcollection Viersen Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
JCCC Overland Park, Kansas, USA
Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
MARCA Museum, Cantanzaro, Italy
Marta, Herford, Germany
Me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany
Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, Germany
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
Museum Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg-Kirchberg, Luxemburg
Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland
Museu Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal
Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Museum Villa Haiss, Zell am Harmersbach, Germany
Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst (MUHKA), Antwerp, Belgium
Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg, Germany
Museum für Gegenwartskunst (Emanuel-Hoffmann-Stiftung), Basel, Switzerland
Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Musée de Marseille, Marseille, France
Musée Départemental de Rochechouart, F.R.A.C., Franche-Comté, Haute Normandie, France
Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Neues Museum, Nürnberg, Germany
Neue Pinakothek, München, Germany
Neue Nationalgalerie, SMPK, Berlin, Germany
Nerman Museum, Kansas, USA
The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Ordos Art Museum, Inner Mongolia, China
Peggy Guggenheim, Venice, Italy 
Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Sammlung Ströher, Darmstadt, Germany
Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München, Germany
Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, Germany
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany
Stad Kortrijk, Veemarkt, Belgium
Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin,
Germany Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum, Duisburg, Germany