Thomas Hirschhorn

Born: Bern, Switzerland, 1957

Lives and works in Paris, France

 

Education

1978–1983  
Schule für Gestaltung, Zürich, Switzerland


Solo Exhibitions (selected)

Solo Exhibitions

2021
The Purple Line, MAXXI, Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome, Italy 
I-nfluencer-Posters, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
Spinoza-Car, BOZAR, Horta Hall, Brussels, Belgium 
Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy
Community of Fragments, GL Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark 
21 ans ‘Deleuze Monument’, Espace culturel associatif de la Mairie de Saint-Chamand, Avignon, France

2017
Pixel-Collage, Kunsthal Aarhus, Denmark
Pixel-Collage, Fotogalleriet, Oslo
Thomas Hirschhorn: DE-PIXELATION, Gladstone Gallery, New York
Behind Facelessness, Alfonso Artiaco Gallery, Naples, Italy

2016
Thomas Hirschhorn. Double Garage, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Stand-Alone, The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, USA
Pixel-Collage, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
A Ruin is a Ruin, Galerie Susanna Kulli, Zurich, Switzerland
New Pixel-Collage, Dvir Gallery, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Thomas Hirschhorn: Equality Float, Es Baluard Museu d'Art Modern i Contemporani de Palma, Palma de Mallorca, Spain

2015
3 “Easycollage” and 6 “Collage-Truth”, MAN, Nuoro, Italy
In-Between, South London Gallery, London, England
Aftermath, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany

2014
Flamme Eternelle, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Höhere Gewalt, (site-specific installation), Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany

2013
Touching Reality, Institute Of Modern Art Brisbane, Brisbane, Australia
Collage Truth, Gallery Susanna Kuli, Zurich, Switzerland
Gramsci Monument, produced by Dia Art Foundation, public work for Forest Houses, The Bronx, New York, USA
Break Through, Galeria Alfonso Artiaco, Milan, Italy

2012
Timeline: Work in Public Space, Dia: Chelsea, The Dia Art Foundation, New York, USA
Concordia, Concordia, Gladstone Gallery 21st street, New York, USA
Les Maitres du Désordre, musée du quai Branly, Paris, France
Contemporary Cartographies - Drawing Thought, Caixa Forum, Barcelona, Spain
World Airport, Mudam Collection, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg

2011
8th Kurt Schwitters Award, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Venice Biennale, Swiss Pavilion, Venice, Italy
It’s burning everywhere, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Das Auge, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
Equality Float, La Douane/Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Fondation PROA, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Wirtschaftslandschaft Davos, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

2010              
Black & White Hemisphere, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town, South Africa
Théâtre Précaire 2, Les Ateliers de Rennes – Biennale d’Art contemporain, Rennes, France
Exhibition poetry today: Manuel Joseph, CNEAI, Chatou, France
Ce qui vient (That which comes), Les Atelies de Rennes, France
Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain

2009
Too-too Much-Much, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Belgium
The Subjecters, Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Thomas Hirschhorn: It’s Burning Everywhere, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland 
One Day Sculpture, New Zealand
Universal Gym, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Thomas Hirschhorn: Poor-Racer, Christchurch Art Gallery, New Zealand
The Bijlmer Spinoza-Festival, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
A La Limite, Galerie Michel Journiac, Paris, France

2008  
Ur-Collage, Susanna Kulli Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland
The Incommensurable Banner, Fabrica, Brighton Photo Biennial
The Eye, Secession, Vienna, Austria
Stand-alone, Museo Tamayo, Mexico
Poor Tuning, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy  

2007  
Jumbo Spoons and Big Cake, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada
Stand-Alone, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany, (catalogue)
Substitution 2, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Concretion Re, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Collage: The Unmonumental Picture, New York Museum, New York, USA

2006
The Procession, Kestner Gesellschaft, Hannover, Germany 
United Nations Miniature, 2000, (Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla y Léon, Léon, Spain
Collection), Hospital de San Juan de Dios, Almagro, Spain
Utopia, Utopia=One World, One War, One Army, One Dress, CCA Wattis Institute of Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, Californita, USA
Concretion, Creux de L’Enfer, Thiers, France
Superficial Engagement, Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Ingeborg Bachmann Altar, Alexanderplatz Station, Berlin, Germany
The Green Coffin, Alfonso Artiaco, Napoli, Italy
24 hours Foucault, Festival d'Automne, Palais De Tokyo, Paris, France
Musée Précaire Albinet, Cité Albinet, in collaboration with Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, Aubervilliers, France

2005  
Anschool II, Museum Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Anschool, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, the Netherlands
Utopia, Utopia=One World, One War, One Army, One Dress, ICA, Boston, USA
Doppelgarage, North Pole, South Pole, Not In My Name, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany

2004  
Skulptur-Sortier-Station, Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw, Poland, in co-operation with Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Swiss-Swiss Democracy, Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France
Unfinished Walls, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Chalet Lost History, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

2003  
Doppelgarage in der Schirn, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
United Nations Miniature, CAC, Malaga, Spain
Thomas Hirschhorn. Plan B, Alfonso Artiaco, Pozzuli, Italy
Thomas Hirschhorn, Chantal Crousel Gallery, Paris, France

2002  
Cavemanman, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Otto Freundlich-Kiosk, n°8, Université de Zürich-Irchel, Zürich, Switzerland
Liubov Popova- Kiosk, n°7, Université de Zürich-Irchel, Zürich, Switzerland
Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany 
Territoires Imprévus 2, Musée d'Art et d'Histoire de Provence, Grasse, France

2001  
La Maison Commune, La Salle de Bains, Lyon, France
Emil Nolde Kiosk, n° 6, Universität Zürich-Irchel, Zürich, Switzerland
Fernand Léger Kiosk, n° 5, Universität Zürich-Irchel, Zürich, Switzerland
Wirtschaftslandschaft Davos, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Skulptur Sortier Station, Station de Métro, Stalingrad, Paris, France (Collection Centre Georges Pompidou)
Laundrette, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
POLE-SELF, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Archaeology of Engagement, MACBA, Barcelona, Spain 

2000 
Focus, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois, USA
World Airport, The Renaissance Society, Chicago, Illinois, USA
Raymond Carver Altar, The Galleries at Moore, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Meret Oppenheim Kiosk, n°4, Université de Zürich-Irchel, Zürich, Switzerland  
Emmanuel Bove Kiosk, n°3, Université de Zürich-Irchel, Zürich, Switzerland

1999 
Das Bernsteinzimmer, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany
Exchange Value Room (Espacio de Intercambio de Valores), Project Room, ARCO’ 99, Madrid, Spain
Robert Walser Kiosk, n°1, Université de Zürich-Irchel, Zürich, Switzerland 
Ingeborg Bachmann Kiosk, n°2, Université de Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland (Kunst am Bau project) 
Sculpture Direct, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
World Corners, Musée d’Art Moderne, Saint-Etienne, France
Exergue 2, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland
Sculpture Direct II, III, IV, V, Galerie Erna Hécey, Luxembourg
Raymond Carver Altar, Intervention in public space organised by Fri-Art, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Fribourg, Switzerland

1998 
Swiss Army Knife, Kunsthalle, Bern, Switzerland
Rolex etc., Freundlichs Aufstieg, und Skulptur-Sortier-Station- Dokumentation, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Spin Off, Gramercy Art Fair, New York, USA
Swiss Converter, The Herzliya Museum of Art, Herzliya, Israel
Ein Kunstwerk, ein Problem, Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany
World Corners, Chisenhale Gallery, London, England

1997 
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Lascaux III, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Galerie im Künstlerhaus, Bremen, Germany
7/7, 24/24, Blauer, Schwebender Raum, Kunsthof, Zürich, Switzerland
Kunstverein, Hannover, Germany

1996 
Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany
W.U.E. World Understanding Engine, Salle Rekalde, Area 2, Bilbao, Spain
Galerie Susanna Kulli, St-Gallen, Switzerland
The Hal, Antwerp, Belgium
Merci-Bus II, in collaboration with Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Thomas Hirschhorn, Günter Förg, Kunstmuseum, Lucerne, Switzerland
Vor Ort, Langenhagen, Germany

1995 
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Strauss & Adamopoulos, Frankfurt, Germany
Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
Fri-Art, Centre d’Art Contemporain, Fribourg, Switzerland

1994 
Filiale Basel, Basel, Switzerland
APP Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium

1993 
Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland
Raum für aktuelle Kunst, Luzern, Switzerland
Un Hommage à Edouard Manet; Thomas Hirschhorn, Adrian Schiess, Fondation Art et Société Bourgogne, Dijon, France
Galerie Susanna Kulli, St Gallen, Switzerland
Thomas Hirschhorn, Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Rueil-Malmaison, Rueil-Malmaison, France, text by Manuel Joseph

1992 
L’Hôpital Ephémère, Paris, France

1991 
Galerie Francesca Pia, Bern, Switzerland

1987 
Kaos-Galerie, Cologne, Germany

1986 
Bar Floréal, Paris, France

 

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2021
Art as Connection, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
The Way Out, Steirischer Herbst, Graz, Austria
SHARITY – TEILEN, TAUSCHEN, VERZICHTEN, Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil-Jona, Switzerland 
Swiss Sculpture since 1945, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Crazy, Chiostro del Bramante Rome, Italy
Colección Helga de Alvear, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain

2020
00s. Cranford Collection: the 2000s, Hôtel des collections, Montpellier Contemporain (MO.CO), Montpellier, France (catalogue) 
Flugplatz Welt/ World Airport, Portrait of a Young Planet, Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (MUDAM), Luxembourg
The Exhausted Man, Swiss National Museum Landesmuseum, Zürich, Switzerland
Time for Outrage! Art in times of social anger, Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Image Looks Back, RMIT Gallery, Melbourne, Australia
25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue) 

2019
End of Future, La Tallera, Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico 
Theater of Operations. The Gulf Wars 1991–2011, MoMA PS1, New York, USA
Atlas. Cartographie du don, Musée Cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Age of You, MOCA Toronto, Canada
Hybrid Sculpture: Contemporary Sculpture of the collection of the Stedelijk Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
OpenART Biennale, Örebro Konsthall, Örebro, Sweden
Tomorrow is the Question, ARoS Museum, Aarhus, Denmark 
The STREET. Where the world is made, MO.CO. Panacée, Montpellier, France (touring)
Installationen aus 25 Jahren Sammlung Falckenberg, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany
Syncopes et extases. Vertiges du temps, Frac Franche-Comté, Besançon, France
Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018, Kochi, Kerala, India

2018
L’Ennemi de mon Ennemi,” Palais de Tokyo, Paris

2017
Starting Point (Coppel Collection), Sala De Arte Santander, Madrid, Spain
Skulpturen aus Papier. Von Kurt Schwitters bis Karla Black, Städtische Museen, Heilbronn, Germany
The Absent Museum, WIELS, Brussels
The Restless Earth, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
40 Years: Part 3 -- Political, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Las Utopías Modernas, Centre Pompidou Malaga, Malaga, Spain
Affect Me. Social Media Images in Art, KAI 10 | Arthena Foundation, Dusseldorf, Germany
Field Guide, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
New Literacy, 4th Ural Industrial Biennial, Ekaterinburg, Russia
FACETUNES, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany 
Picture Industry, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York
Kulturort Weiertal Biennial, Winterthur, Switzerland
Medusa, Musée d’art Moderne de La Ville de Paris, Paris, France
L’autre… De l’image à la réalité 2/3 : Face à l’autre, Maison Populaire, Montreuil, France

2016
The Sommerakademie, Centrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
The Soul of Money, DOX Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic
Artists' Voices, Centre d'édition contemporain, Genève, Switzerland
A History, Contemporary Art from the Centre Pompidou, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
Poésie balistique, La Verrière Hermès, Brussels, Belgium
A Different Kind of Order, The ICP Triennial, International Center of Photography, New York, USA
Artworks from the Enea Righi Collection, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
Radical Democracy, ASAKUSA Art Space, Tokyo
Nothing but blue skies, Rencontres 2016, Arles, France
Systematically Open?: New Forms for Contemporary Image Production, Foundation Luma, Arles, France
Solo Walks A Gallery of Walking, Bündner Kunstmuseum, Chur, Switzerland
Island - The metro is a stranger, Christian Torp, Oslo
La Grande Galerie du Foot, Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris
Quand fondra la neige, ou ira le blanc. Contemporary collecting at the Palazzo Fortuny, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
Poésie balistique, La Verrière Hermès, Brussels
Alfonso Artiaco Gallery 30th Anniversary, Alfonso Artiaco Gallery, Naples, Italy
Marcus Steinweg, For the Love of Philosophy, BQ, Berlin, Germany 

2015
Twentieth Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue) 
56th International Art Exhibition - All the World's Futures, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Invitation to Travel, Central for Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium
Atopolis, Mons 2015, Mons, Belgium
Selections from the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
Art Station Dubulti, Riga, Latvia
Under the Clouds, Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
Jaffa Port, Tel Aviv, Israel
Fotofestival, Manheim – Ludwigshafen – Heidelberg, Germany
True Story, Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City, Mexico
Reasonable Sized Paintings, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, USA

2014
Elevation 1049, Between Heaven and Hell, Gstaad Biennale Gstaad, Switzerland
Van-Gogh Live, Fondation Vincent Van Gogh, Arles, France
Ohne Achtsamkeit beachte ich alles, Robert Walser und die bildende Kunst, Aargauer Kunhaus, Aarau, Switzerland
MANIFESTA 10, The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Saint-Petersburg, Russia
The Human Factor, Hayward Gallery, London, England
1984-1999. The Decade, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
Paying no attention I notice everything, Robert Walser and the Visual Arts, The Aargauer Kunsthaus, Bern, Switzerland

2013- 2014 
Salon of Fear, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
METAMATIC Reloaded, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland

2013
Las Huellas del Camino: CAC Malaga una decada, CAC Malaga Contemporary Art Centre of Malaga, Malaga Spain
Awakening – Where Are We Standing? – Earth, Memory and Resurrection, Aichi Triennale, Japan
Open Plan, Eighty One Gallery, Shoreditch, London, England
Artificial Amsterdam, The city as artwork, De Appel Arts Centre, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Bande à part, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Modernity? Perspectives from France and Turkey, Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
A Different Kind of Order, The ICP Triennial, International Center of Photography, New York, USA
[UN] NATRURAL LIMITS, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, USA
Showing Its Colours, MARTa Herford, Herford, Germany
Only Sculpture!, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
The Art of the Present, Helga de Alevear Collection, Centro Centro, Madrid, Spain

2012
Theatre of the World, Museum of Old and New Art, Hobart, Tazmania
Masters of Chaos, Musée du Quai Branly, Paris, France
Intense Proximity, La Triennale, curated by Okwui Enwezor, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Contemporary Cartographies. Drawing Thought, Caixaforum Barcelona; travelled to Caixaforum Madrid, Spain
Superbody, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

2011
Wander, Labyrinthine Variations, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
Terrible Beauty – Art, Crisis, Change and The Office of Non Compliance, Dublin Contemporary, Ireland
9/11, MoMA PS1, New York, USA
I Am Still Alive: Politics and Everyday Life in Contemporary Drawing, MoMA, New York, USA
All that Glisters, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Dislocación: Cultural Location and Identity in Times of Globalization, Kunstmuseum Bern, Switzerland
French Window, Mori Musuem, Tokyo, Japan
Of Bridges and Borders, Fundacio Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Luminous Interval, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
ILLUMinations Venice Biennale, 54th International art exhibition, Venice, Italy
Declining Democracy, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Palazzo Strozzi, Florence, Italy
The Uncanny Familiar, Images of Terror, C/O Berlin, International Forum for Visual Dialogues, Berlin, Germany

2010–2011
Hareng Sauer: Ensor and Contemporary Art, S.M.A.K., Ghent, Belgium

2010  
Intensif-Station, K21, Düsseldorf, Germany
Changing The World, ARNDT, Berlin, Germany
Dislocation, Galeria Metropolitana, Santiago, Chile
89km. Colleccion CGAC, MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Vigo, Spain
The Last Newspaper, New Museum, New York, USA
10,000 Lives, The 8th Gwangju Biennale, curated by Massimiliano Giono, Korea
Habiter poétiquement le monde, Lille Métropole, Musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
Perpetual Battles, Baibakov Art Projects Moscow, Russia
Abstract Resistance, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Contemplating the Void: Interventions in the Guggenheim Museum, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
That which comes, Les Ateliers de Rennes, Rennes, France
Tasters’ choice, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England

2009              
Planet of Signs, Le Plateau, Paris, France
T.I.C.A.B – Tirana International Contemporary Art Biennal, Tirana, Albania
Fotofestival Mannheim: Images Recalled, Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany
Forms of Resistance in Contemporary Art, Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland
Niet Normaal, Beurs van Berlage, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Barocco, Museo Madre, Naples, Italy
Universal Code, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
Walking into My Mind, Haywood Gallery, Southbank Centre, London, England
Mi Vida: From Heaven to Hell. Life Experiences in art from MUSAC Collection, Mücsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest, Hungary
The Subjecters: Thomas Hirschhorn, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
Collection: MOCA’s First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Images Recalled, Fotofestival, Mannheim, Germany
Paradise & Parades: Here Comes Everybody, Parasol Unit Foundation for Contemporary Art, London, England
Monument to transformation, Tranzit and City Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic
A House is not a Home, La Calmeleterie, Nazelles Négron, France
Listen Darling… The World is Yours, Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitã, Cascais, Portugal
Bijoux de famille, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Sphères, Le Moulin – Galleria Continua, Coulommiers, France

2008  
Aurum, Gold in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Centre PasquArt, Bel-Bienne, Switzerland
German Angst, Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
7 + 1 Project Rooms, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
Unmomumental, New Museum, New York, USA
La Bibliothèque de Babel, Centre International d'art et du paysage, Ile de Vassivière, France
Locked-in, The Image Of Humanity in the Age of Intrusion Casino, Luxembourg
Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, USA
Peripheral Vision and Collective BodyMuseion, Bolzano, Italy
Lost Paradise, Zentrum Plaul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
Procession in Art, MMKA, Museum of Modern Art, Arnhem, The Netherlands
SECESSION, Vienna, Austria
Zones of Conflict 1, Pratt Manhattan Gallery, New York, USA
The Artist's Library, Centre international d'art et du paysage, Ile de Vassivière, France
The Impossible Prison, The Police Station, Galleries of Justice, Nottingham, England

2007 
Dedica, Palozzo delle Arti, Pan, Napoli, Italy
Airs de Paris, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Into Me/Out of Me, MACRO Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy
Art is an Idea: The Moquai Collection, Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Phoenix, Arizona, USA
Swiss-Made I and II: Precision and Madness. Positions of Swiss Art from Hodler to Hirschhorn, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg, Germany
Timer 01: Intimità/Intimacy, Triennale Bovisa, Milan, Italy   
Collage: The Unmonumental Picture, New Museum, New York, USA
Volksgarten: Politics of Belonging, Steirischer Herbst Festival, Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
Rethinking Dissent, Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg, Sweden
Blind Date, Sakip Sabanci Museum, Istanbul

2006
The Gold Standard, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, USA
Acquisitions récentes du Cabinet d'art graphique, de Schwitters à Toguo, un choix, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Defining the Contemporary, Whitechapel Library, Whitechapel Gallery, London, England
The Unhomely: Phantom scenes in global society, Second International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville (BIACS 2), Seville, Spain
How To Live Together, 27th Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, Brazil
Heart of Darkness, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Notations: Energy Yes! Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
Hannah Arendt Denkraum, International art exhibition in former Jewish girls’ school, August Strasse, Berlin, Germany
Transformation from our collection, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
The Grand Promenade, Emst, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Into Me/Out of Me, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York, USA
Infinite Painting, Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin, Codroipo, Italy
Surprise, Surprise, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
Alexanderplatz Underground Station (line U2), Berlin, organized by NGBK, Berlin, Germany
Metropolitanscape, paesaggi urbani nell’arte contemporanea, Palazzo Cavour, Turin, Italy
Draft Deceit, Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, Norway
Group Show, Special Exhibition Space, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany
La Force de l’art, Grand Palais, Paris, France
People, Museo d’arte contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples, Italy
Eretica, Civica Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Palermo, Italy 
Into Me / Out of Me, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Dedica, 20 anni della galleria Alfonso Artiaco, PAN, Palazzo delle Arti, Naples, Italy

2005 
The Blake Byrne Collection, MOCA, Los Angeles, California, USA
Leçon Zéro, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Take Two: Worlds and Views, Contemporary Art from the Collection, MoMA, New York, USA
Short Cuts, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida, USA
Drawing from the Modern, 1975–2005, MoMA, New York, USA
On Paper, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, GermanyColleción Alfonso Artiaco, fuera de la vista, fuera de la mente, Palacio de Sástago, Zaragoza, SpainUniversal Experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist's Eye, Hayward Gallery, London; MCA, Chicago, Illinois, USA
25 Years, Anniversary Exhibition, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
De lo Real y lo Ficticio: Arte Contemporaneo de Francia, Museo de Arte Moderno, Mexico
Emergencies, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo di Castilla y Leon, Leon
10 Year Anniversary Exhibition, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Dyonisiac, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA; White Columns, New York, USA
Material Time  / Work Time / Life Time, Reykjavik Arts Festival, Living Art Museum, Reykjavik, Iceland
Bidibidobidiboo, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin, Italy
Paisaje. Humano. Hogares. Concepto y Sentimiento. Gente, CAC, Málaga, Spain
ROMANCE [a novel], Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
On Paper, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany

2004 
Los usos de la imagen, fotografia, film y video en la Coleccion Jumex, MALBA, Coleccion Constantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Nuits Blanches, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Architecture and Arts 1900-2000, Pallazzo Ducale, Genoa, (curated by Germano Celant)
Central Station, collection Harald Falckenberg, La Maison Rouge, Fondation Antoine de Galbert, Paris, France
Skulptur Sortier Station, Public Space, Warsaw, in collaboration with Foksal Foundation, Warsaw, Poland
The Beauty of Failure/The Failure of Beauty, Fundacio Joan Miro, Barcelona, Spain (curated by Harald Szeemann)
The Real McCoy, Rooseum, Malmö, Sweden
Le Choix Français. Autour du Prix Marcel Duchamp, Les Oeuvres des Artistes du Prix Marcel Duchamp dans les collections privées Françaises, Art Moscow, Moscow, Russia
Pick-Up, Public, Paris, France

2003 
The Radiant City, Centre Cultural Bancaixa, Biennale of Valencia, Spain
GNS: Global Navigation System, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Common Wealth, Tate Modern, London, England
Utopia Station, Venice Biennale, Italy (curated by Rirkrit Tiravanija and Hans-Ulrich Obrist)
Les 20 ans de Frac, Nantes, France
Accessoiremaximalismus, Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, GermanyUrban Diaries: Young Swiss Art, Alcala 31, Sala de Exposiciones, Madrid, Spain
Pantalla Suiza, Museo Nacional, Centro de arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
Gesellschaftsbilder (Images of Society), Kunstmuseum, Thun, Switzerland
Réalités, Collections sans frontières II, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Après la fin de l’Art, Musée d’art moderne, Saint-Etienne, France
Par le chas d’une aiguille, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Buenos Dias Buenos Aires / art contemporain suisse, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Argentina 

2002  
Chronologie immédiate, Musée d’art moderne et contemporain, Strasbourg, France
Walk Around Time: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Basics, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
La vie au fond se rit du vrai, works from the FRAC-Collection Aquitaine, Musee d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, France
Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany
Public Affairs. Von Beuys bis Zittel: Das Öffentliche in der Kunst, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Christoph Rüttimann–Waschsalon, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland
Chut, chutes, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Nîmes, France

2001  
Mirror’s Edge, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Mirror’s Edge, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
A Small Museum and a Large Library of Contemporary Art, Parkett, New York, USA
Collaborations & Editions since 1984, MoMA, New York, USA
Economie de moyens, MAC, Marseille, France
Jheronimus Bosch, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, the Netherlands
Junk, Cinéma La Clef, Paris, France
Peinture, vous avez dit peinture?, Ecole Supérieure d'Art d'Aix-en-Provence, Aix-en Provence, France
Doubles vies, Collège Paul Langevin, Carros, France
Porter la couleur, Digne, France
Street Party, London, England

2000 
Conserve, FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Regard sur le monde Regard sur soi, Le Channel, Calais, France
Mirror’s Edge, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Mirror’s Edge, Castello di Rivoli, Rivoli, Italy 
Vision Machine, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France 
Ein/räumen, Arbeiten im Museum, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
La Beauté, Mission 2000 en France, Avignon, France
Works by Peter Friedl, Thomas Hirschhorn, Lawrence Weiner, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany
Eiszeit, Kunstmuseum, Bern, Switzerland
Orbis Terrarum, Ways of Worldmaking, Antwerpen Open, Antwerp, Belgium
Partage d’exotisme, Biennale de Lyon, France
Protest & Survive, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England
Vivre sa vie, Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
Bruit de fond, Centre national de la photographie, Paris, France
Rendez-vous 2, Collection Lambert, Hôtel de Caumont, Avignon, France
La forma del mondo / La fine del mondo, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporaneo, Milan, Italy
La santé des restes, Musée Ziem, Martigues, France
Artissima, Arte contemporanea a Torino, Turin, Italy
Objets/Projets, Centre d'Art Shed im Eisenwerk, Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Jumbo Spoons and Big Cake, Art Institute of Chigago, Chigago, Illinois, USA
From Kurt Schwitters to the present day, Sprengel museum, Hannover, Germany

1999 
Ma sorcière bien aimée, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Unfinished History, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA
France, une nouvelle génération, Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain 
Provisorium I, Bonnefanten Museum, Maastricht, the Netherlands
Midnight Walker and City Sleepers, W 139, St. Annenstraat Project, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Space Place, Kunsthalle Tirol, Hall in Tirol, Austria
Hypothèses de collection, Musée du Luxembourg, Paris, France
Editions, Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
França, uma nova geração, Museum de Arte Moderna, Sintra, Portugal
dAPERTutto, Venice Biennale, Italy
Le Repubbliche dell’Arte–Svizzera, Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Palazzo delle Papesse, Sienna, Italy
Weltuntergang und Prinzip Hoffnung, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Steilen et l’époque 1900, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland
Steadyshot, Centre culturel André Malraux, Vandoeuvre, France
Another Swiss Panorama, 8e Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, Centre pour l’image contemporaine, Saint-Gervais, Geneva, Switzerland
Mirror’s Edge, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden
Dach, Benger Park, Bregenz, Atelierhaus der Akademie der Künste, Vienna, Austria (curated by Ursula Krinzinger)
Mathilde ter Heijne, Thomas Hirschhorn, Susan Turcot, Via Lewandowsky, Galerie Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany

1998 
Non lieux, Kaskadenkondensator, Basel, Switzerland
Early Forms, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
ZUP, FRAC Poitou-Charente, Poitou-Charente, France
Ici et Maintenant (encore), Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations, Paris, France
Berlin Biennale, Berlin, Germany
Freie Sicht aufs Mittelmeer, Kunsthaus, Zürich, Switzerland
One Step Backwards: Books, Prints, Videos, Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva Liste’ 98, Young Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland 
Premises: Invested Spaces in Visual Arts & Architecture from France, 1960s-1990s, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Unfinished History, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Suite Substitute III: Swiss Challenge, Hôtel du Rhône, Geneva, Switzerland 
Nonchalance Revisited, Akademie der Künst, Berlin, Germany

1997 
Fort! Da! Cooperations, Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
Parisien(ne)s, Camden Arts Centre, London, England
Skulptur Projekte in Münster, Münster, Germany
Ici et Maintenant, Parc de la Villette, Paris, France
Eté 97, Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
Nonchalance, Centre PasquART, Bienne, Switzerland
Delta, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Passions Privées, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

1996
EV + A, Limerick, Ireland
Dites-le avec des fleurs, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Stilleben – nature morte – Natura Morta – Still life, Helmhaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
How far is Switzerland, BBI, Fribourg, Switzerland
Actions urbaines, FRAC Lorraine, Metz, France
XIIe Ateliers du FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Saint-Nazaire, France
Recaptured Nature/Recast Material, Galerie Barbara Gross, Munich, Germany
Galerie du placard, Saint-Briac, France

1995 
1st Biennale of South Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Shopping, Bordeaux, France
Passions Privées, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Ohne Titel, Eine Sammlung zeitgenössischer Schweizer Kunst, Stiftung Kunst Heute, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

1994 
Invitations, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, France
Résidence secondaire, Galerie Sabrina Grassi, Paris, France
Europa ‘94, Munich, Germany
Drawings and drawings, Galerie Van Gelder, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Comunità, Progetto Civitella d’Agliano, Civitella d’Agliano, Italy

1993 
Rencontres dans un couloir, private apartment, Paris, France
Arrêt sur image 3, La Zonmé, Montreuil-sous-Bois, France

1992 
Shedhalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Reuil-Malmaison, France
En vue des fondations d’une fondation et compte-tenu de la nature des travaux, IAC, Naussac, France

1991 
Salon d’Ephémère, Fontenay-sous-Bois, France

1990 
Salon d’Ephémère, Fontenay-sous-Bois, France

1989 
Babylone Bobigny, Bobigny, France
Arts Rencontres Internationales, Paris, France

1988 
Histoires d’Hôtes, Ecole Régionale des Beaux-Arts, Poitiers, France

1987
Galerie Vincenz Sala, Berlin, Germany

  

Publications and Catalogues

2020
25 Years, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England 

2015
Gramsci Monument, Dia, New York City; Koenig Books, London
La volonté de Faire, Macula, Paris, France
20 Years, essays by Stephen Friedman and Sarah Thornton, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England (catalogue)

2011
It’s Burning Everywhere, edited by Ulrike Lorenz, Kunsthalle Mannheim and Kehrer Verlag, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

2008  
Life on Mars, 55th Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, USA

2007              
Les Cahiers du Musée national d’art moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Checkpoint, Arndt & Partner, Berlin/Zürich
J’ai parlé avec… , collection Documents sur l’art , Les Presses du Réel, Dijon, France

2006  
Grand Promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art (EMST), Athens, Greece
Thomas Hirschhorn, Concretion, Le Creux de l’Enfer, France
The Procession, Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover, Germany
Merzbau as Installative Event-Skulptur, Urban Art against Provinces in Brainscapes, interview by Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Thomas Hirschhorn’s Merzbau, Symposium Merzbau, Cabaret Voltaire, Zürich and Domus, Milan, Italy
Heart of Darkness, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, 2003-2005, text by Thomas Hirschhorn, le Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France
Land Art, A Cultural Ecology Handbook, essay by Thomas Hirschhorn, Royal Society of the Arts, London, England
Metropolitanscape, paesaggi metropolitani nell’arte contemporanea, Silvana Editoriale, Milan, Italy
ROMANCE [a novel], Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon, Portugal
Report (Not Announcement), Transitionary Report on the State of Mobility at the Beginning of the 21st Century, BAK, Utrecht, the Netherlands; Revolver, Frankfurt, Germany
In/visible, collection, productions, Frac Lorraine, Frac Lorraine, Metz, France
The Grande Promenade, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece
Eretica, Civica Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Palermo, Italy
Surprise, Surprise, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England
All the Best, The Deutsche Bank Collection and Zaha Hadid, Deutsche Bank Art, Frankfurt, Germany
27a Bienal de São Paulo, How to Live Together, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil 
The Unhomely, Phantom Scenes in Global Society, Seconde Biennale Internationaled’Art Contemporain, Séville, Spain
Actions ed., Frac Provence-Alpes-Côtes d’Azur, France 
Imaginaire mode d’emploi: Art contemporain et lien social, éditions Cercle d’Art, Paris, France
Participation, Whitechapel Gallery, London & MIT Press, Cambridge, contribution by Thomas Hirschhorn (24H Foucault)
U2 Alexanderplatz, 2006, NGBK, Berlin, Germany

2005  
Utopia, Utopia=one world, one war, one army, one dress, CCA Wattis ICA, USA
Dionysiac, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Bidibidobidiboo: Works from Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Skira Editore S.p.A. Milan, Italy
Anschool: Texts, Projects, Letters, 26.05.05-11.09.05 Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, the Netherlands
Swiss-Swiss Democracy Journal, nos. 25-28, 32-34, 38, 39-50
Musée Précaire Albinet, Quartier du Landy, Aubervilliers, 2004, Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, éditions Xavier Barral
Yellow Pages, artistic contribution, Ecarts publications, Geneva and JRP/Ringier, Zürich, Switzerland
Emergencies, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, León, contribution by Thomas Hirschhorn
PressPLAY, contemporary artists in conversation, conversation with Alison Gingeras, Phaidon, London, England
Art Now, vol. 2, Taschen
Bits & Pieces Put Together to Present a Semblance of a Whole: Walker Art Centre Collections, Walker Art Center
Universal experience: Art, Life, and the Tourist’s Eye, MCA, Chicago, USA
Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, collection Vol. I, Musac, León, Spain
Monuments for the USA, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
Material Time / Work Time / Life Time, Reykjavik Arts Festival, Reykjavik, Iceland
The Black Byrne Collection, MOCA, Los Angeles, Cailfornia, USA
Before the Sun Rises (Walter A. Bechtler Stiftung), JRP-Ringier, Zurich, Switzerland
Drawing from the Modern, 1975 – 2005, MOMA, New York, USA
Colleción Alfonso Artiaco, fuera de la vista, fuera de la mente, Diputación Provincial de Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain
Nuit blanche 2004, Paris-Musées, Paris, France
Fonds d’art contemporain de la ville Genève, collection 1991-2003, Fonds d’art contemporain
de la ville Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Prêts à prêter, acquisitions et rapport d’activités 2000/2004, Frac Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Frac Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France 

2004  
Mickein, Iris, Thomas Hirschhorn: Prekäre Situationen - Reale Konfrontationen, Kunstforum, no. 168, January/February
Swiss-Swiss Democracy Journal, nos. 1-24 
Thomas Hirschhorn, Phaidon, London, England
Thomas Hirschhorn, Musée Précaire Albinet, Éditions Xavier Barral Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers
Four Statements, February 2000, Public Art: A Reader, Hatje Cantz Publishers, p. 247
Not Afraid: Rubell Family Collection, Phaidon, New York, London, England
Coleccion Siglio XXI, Aquisiciones 2003-2004, Spain
Nouveau dictionnaire des artistes contemporains, Larousse, Paris, France
24h Foucault, Journal, 2-3 Octobre 2004, publication with text and two collages by Thomas Hirschhorn
Souvenirs du 24h Foucault, published by Thomas Hirschhorn
Resistance, Third International Symposium on Contemporary Art Theory, Teatro de los Insurgentes, Mexico City, text by Thomas Hirschhorn, Bataille-Monument
Now What? Artists Write!, Bak, Basis voor actuele Kunst, Utrecht, text by Thomas Hirschhorn, Statement Altar 
Changing States, Contemporary Art and Ideas in an Era of Globalisation, Gilane Tawadros (ed.), Institute of International Visual Arts, London, England
Contemporary Art, From Studio to Situation, Black Dog Publishing, London, England
1, Place de la Concorde, Galerie Nationale du jeu de Paume, Paris, France
La bellesa del fracàs / El fracàs de la bellesa, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, Spain
Le Choix Français. Autour du Prix Marcel Duchamp, Avant-Garde, Moscow, Russia
X-rayed, dialogue with the collection, Kunstmuseum Liechstenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
Pour un art concret, donation Albers-Honegger, Espace de l’Art Concret, Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris, France
Ten Years, 1994-2004, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany
Public, Going Public ’04, Mappe, confini, nouve geografie, Silvana Editoriale, Milan, Italy
Los usos de la imagen, fotografía, film y video en La Colección Jumex, Colección Costantini, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Central Station, Collection Harald Falckenberg, La Maison rouge, Paris, France
Sensi contemporanei in campania, dalla 50esima esposizione d’arte della Biennale di Venezia, Mario Adda Editore, Bari, Italy 
Logiques de l’élémentaire (le dérisoire dans les pratiques contemporaines), Paris, France

2003  
Thomas Hirschhorn interviewed by Iris Mickein, Common Wealth, Tate Publishing, London, England
Bataille Maschine, in ten volumes, 256B, text by Thomas Hirschhorn, 256A, text by Marcus Steinweg, Merve Verlag, Berlin, Germany 
In Search of Utopia, collaboration with Marcus Steinweg, Janus magazine, no. 14, Summer, Part of the series Utopia, Utopia=One World, One War, One Army, One Dress, realised with the support of Accessoiremaximalismus, Kunsthalle, Kiel, Germany
United Nations Miniatures, edited by CAC Málaga, Málaga, Spain
Utopia, Utopia=One World, One War, One Army, One Dress, Le Journal des Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, no. 1, November
Doppelgarage, brochure with texts by Marcus Steinweg, edited by Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt, Germany
L'abcédaire de l'Art contemporain, Flammarion, Paris, France
Interviews, volume I, Hans-Ulrich Obrist, édition Charta
XXD 11, Über Kunst und Künstler der Gegenwart Ein NachLesebuch zur Documenta 11, Kassel University Press, text by Pierangelo Maset, Was das Bataille Monument und Park
Fiction nicht gemeinsam haben
Common Wealth, interview with Iris Mickein, Tate Publishing
Urban Diaries, Young Swiss Art, Comunidad de Madrid, Madrid, Spain
GNS : Global Navigation System, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France
Accessoiremaximalismus, Kunsthalle Kiel, Kiel, Germany
Gesellschaftsbilder, Images of Society, Kunstmuseum, Thun, Switzerland
L’idiotie, art, vie, politique – méthode, Beaux-arts magazine/livres, France
Réalités, Collections sans frontières II, ZachÄ™ta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
Buenos Dias Buenos Aires / Art Contemporain Suisse, Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina

2002               
Short Guide, texts by Bice Curiger, publication by Thomas Hirschhorn and Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
A World History of Art, Hugh Honour and John Fleming (eds.)
Kunst expansiv, Lindinger + Schmid Verlag, Regensburg, Germany
Art Since 1960, new edition, text by Michael Archer, Thames & Hudson
Oeuvre et lieu, essays and documents, Flammarion
Art Now, 137 Artists at the Rise of the New Millenium, Uta Grosenick and Burkhard Reimschneider (eds.), Taschen
Le livre du Frac-collection Aquitaine, panorama de l’art d’aujourd’hui, éditions Le Festin, France
Basics, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland
La commande publique, Minstère de la culture et communication, Délégation aux arts plastiques, France
Public Affairs. Von Beuys bis Zittel : Das Öffentliche in der Kunst,  Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
Kunst expansiv, zwischen gegenkultur und museum, Reihe, Lindinger & Schmid Verlag, Germany
The Empire of the Senses, Thames & Hudson, London, England

2001 
Material: Public Works–The Bridge 2000, edited by Book Works and Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, England
Beelende Kunst, Collection of Flemish Community Acquisitions 1996/1997/1998, Editions Sabam
A Small Museum and a Large Library of Contemporary Art, Parkett Collaborations & Editions since 1984, Parkett Publishers
Public Art, Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Florian Matzer, Hatje Cantz Verlag
Spinoza Monument, Point d’Ironie, published by Agnès b Colección fundación ARCO, Centro Galego De Arte Contemporánea, Spain
Across/Art/Suisse/1975-2000, Lionel Bovier, Skira/Seuil
Le prix Marcel Duchamp 2000, text by Jean-Charles Masséra, ADIAF
Art contemporain, un choix de 200 oeuvres du Fonds national d'art contemporain (1985-1999), éditions du Chêne, France

2000 
Deleuze-Monument, les documents, La Beauté, Avignon 2000, publication by Thomas Hirschhorn
Material Public Works-The Bridge 2000, Thomas Hirschhorn, Bookworks 
Jumbo Spoons and Big Cake, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
World Airport, texts by James Rondeau, Hamza Walker, interview by Okwui Enwezor,
The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
French Theory in America, text by Alison Gingeras, Routledge, London, England
La Beauté, Mission 2000 en France, Avignon, Flammarion, text by Thomas Hirschhorn Rendez-vous, Collection Lambert, Hôtel de Caumont, Avignon, éditions Actes Sud, text and contribution by Thomas Hirschhorn
Orbis Terrarum, Ways of Worldmaking, Antwerpen Open, Antwerp, éditions Ludion Ghent, text by Thomas Hirschhorn
La forma del mondo / La fine del mondo, text by Thomas Hirschhorn, Padiglione d’Arte Contemporaneo, Milan, éditions Medusa
Protest & Survive, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, contribution by Thomas Hirschhorn Vivre sa vie, Glasgow, artistic contribution, text by Jean-Charles Masséra
Vision Machine, Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes, France
Partage d’exotisme, Biennale de Lyon, Lyon, France
Eiszeit, Kunstmuseum Bern, Bern, Switzerland
Aller Anfang ist Merz – Von Kurt Schwitters bis Heute, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Utopie concrète, 10 ans, vingt-neuf expositions, Espace de l’Art Concret, Mouans Sartoux, France
Continental Shift, Ludwig Forum, Aachen, Germany
Collections 1989/1999, Frac PACA, France
Ein /räumen, Arbeitien im Museum, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
La santé des restes, Musée Ziem, Martigues, France
Les rumeurs urbaines, etat des lieux #2, Centre d'art contemporain Fribourg, Fribourg, Switzerland
Unerwünschte Monumente, Moderne Kunst im Stadtraum, Verlag Silke Schreiber, Munich, Germany

1999 
Calendrier 1999, edited by Portikus
World Corners: United Emmerdements of New Order, Musée d’Art Moderne de Saint Etienne, text by Jean-Charles Masséra
Thomas Hirschhorn, Käthe Walser, 4. Bauetappe, Kunst an der Universität, Zürich-Irchel Doug Aitken, Nan Goldin, Thomas Hirschhorn, Parkett, no. 57, Parkett Publishers, texts by Robert Fleck, Alison Gingeras, Philippe Vergne, Marcus Steinweg
France, une nouvelle génération, ADIAF, text by Pascal Beausse
Hypothèses de collection, Musée du Luxembourg, text by Thomas Hirschhorn 
Dreams, edited by Francesco Bonami and Hans-Ulrich Obrist, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo per l’Arte, Castelvecchi, text by Thomas Hirschhorn 
Thomas Hirschhorn, Käthe Walser, Kunst an der Universität, Zürich-Irchel, text by Bernhard Fibicher
La Biennale di Venezia, 48a Esposizione Internazionale d’arte, dAPERTutto, Venice, Italy
Le Repubbliche dell’Arte – Svizzera, Centro d’Arte contemporanea, Palazzo delle Papesse, Sienna, Italy
The End of the World – the principe who hope, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland Zone [Espèces d’Espaces], Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Guarene d’Alba, Italy  Another Swiss Panorama 8e Biennale de l’Image en Mouvement, Centre pour l’image
Contemporaine, Saint-Gervais Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Mirror’s Edge, Bildmuseet, Umea, Sweden

1998 
Swiss Army Knife, Kunsthalle, Berne, text by Bernhard Fibicher
Rolex etc., Freundlichs Aufstieg und Skulptur-Sortier-Station- Dokumentation, Museum
Ludwig, Cologne, text by Marcus Steinweg
Ein Kunstwerk, ein Problem, Portikus, Frankfurt, text by Angelika Nollert
Thomas Hirschhorn-London Catalogue, Chisenhale Gallery, London, text by Alison Gingeras
33 Ausstellungen im öffentlichen Raum, Schweizerische Graphische Gesellschaft, Zürich Freie Sicht aufs mittelmeer, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland 
Premises: Invested Spaces in Visual Arts & Architecture from France, 1960s-1990s, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Unfinished History, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

1997 
Prospectus et Anthropologie I, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, text by Manuel Joseph
Visitez Lascaux III, texts by Hervé Legros and Adrian Morel, Frac Aquitaine, France Parisien(ne)s, Camden Arts Centre, London, texts by Hou Hanru and Thomas Hirschhorn
Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 1997, Gerd Hatje, Münster, text by Thomas Hirschhorn
Ici et maintenant, Parc de la Villette, Paris, éditions Actes Sud, text by Thomas Hirschhorn
Ici et maintenant (épilogue), Parc de la Villette, éditions Actes Sud, texts by Thomas Hirschhorn and Bruno Rézaire
Fort ! Da ! Cooperations, Villa Merkel, Esslingen am Neckar, Germany
Nonchalance, Centre PasquART, Bienne, Switzerland
Delta, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
Projekte der Galerie im KünstlerHaus Bremen, April 1996-Dezember 1997, KünstlerHaus Bremen, Bremen, Germany

1996 
Thomas Hirschhorn, Virus–Ausstellung, Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany
Thomas Hirschhorn, In Rahmen der Ausstellung, Galerie Susanna Kulli, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Thomas Hirschhorn, Bilbao catalogue, Journal de l’Institut Français de Bilbao, no. 5, April-May-June
Thomas Hirschhorn, Kunstmusem Luzern, Luzern
Georg Winter, Thomas Hirschhorn, Vor Ort, Kunst in Städtischen 
Situationen, Langenhagen, text by Peter Herbstreuth
Thomas Hirschhorn W.U.E. World-Understanding-Engine, Rekalde 2, Bilbao, text by Daniel Castillejo & Pascale Cassagnau
Stilleben – nature morte – Natura Morta – Still life, Helmhaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
XIIe Ateliers du FRAC des Pays de la Loire, conversation with Pierre Leguillon, Saint Nazaire, France

1995  
Thomas Hirschhorn, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
Thomas Hirschhorn, Berliner Wasserfall mit Robert Walser Tränen, text by Fabrice Hergott
Les Plaintifs, les Bêtes, les Politiques, Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva
Thomas Hirschhorn, Fri-Art, Fribourg
Ohne Titel, Eine Sammlung zeitgenössischer Schweizer Kunst, Stiftung Kunst Heute, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland, text by Thomas Hirschhorn
Shopping, contribution by Thomas Hirschhorn, Capc, Bordeaux, France
Africus: Johannesburg Biennale, Johannesburg, South Africa
Passions Privées, Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France

1994  
Thomas Hirschhorn, published on the occasion of Invitations, Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris, text by Catherine David
Europa 94 – Junge europäische Kunst in München, Munich, Germany

1993  
Thomas Hirschhorn, Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Rueil-Malmaison, text by Manuel Joseph

1992               
Plaquette de l’exposition à l’Hôpital Ephémère, text by Catherine de Smet
Sylvie Fleury, Daniele Buetti, Thomas Hirschhorn, Alex Hanimann, Shedhalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

1991 
Salon de l’Ephémère, Fontenay-sous-Bois, France

1990  
Salon de l’Ephémère, Fontenay-sous-Bois, France
Acquisitions 1989, Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, le CNAP, Paris, France


Awards

2011
Kurt Schwitters Prize, Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany

2007  
Dutch Association Internationale des Critiques d'Art Award

2006 
Prix Aica pour Anschool, the best exhibition of the last three years in the Netherlands, awarded by Dutch Aica

2005  
Prize for the best œuvre, Art Awards 2005, awarded by Beaux-Arts Magazine

2004 
Joseph Beuys-Preis, awarded by Joseph Beuys-Stiftung, Basel, Switzerland

2003 
Rolandpreis für Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, awarded by Stiftung Bremer Bildhauerpreis, Bremen, Germany

2000  
Prix Marcel Duchamp, awarded by l’ADIAF, Paris, France

1999  
Preis für Junge Schweizer Kunst, awarded by Zürcher Kunstgesellschaft and Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland

Lectures and Workshops

2021
Energy=Yes! Quality= No!, Bombas Gens – Centre d’Art, Valencia, Spain

2020
Robert Walser-Sculpture, Cycle des Hautes Etudes de la culture (ENSAD), Paris, France
Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Ghent (KASK), Ghent, Belgium  
Robert Walser-Sculpture, Séminaire sur la relation entre art et crise à l’INHA, Université Sorbonne, Paris, France
Robert Walser-Sculpture, Hamburg Institute for Advanced Study, Hamburg, Germany
Robert Walser-Sculpture, TransArts/ University of Applied Arts Vienna, Austria

2019
Talk with Roland Wenninger at the occasion of ‘Never Give Up the Spot’, Villa Stuck, Munich, Germany
Grace and Gravity, Engadin Art Talks (E.A.T), Zuoz, Switzerland

2018
What I can learn from you. What you can learn from me, Guest-Talk with F+F Zürich, Kosmos, Zürich, Switzerland
Villa Bleuler Gespräche: Eine Kooperation von SIK-ISEA und Kunstbulletin, Zürich, Switzerland
Art & Science Talks, Schwarzescafé, Zürich, Switzerland
What I can learn from you. What you can learn from me, Ecole du Louvre, Paris, France (organised by Sciences Po, Thanks for Nothing and Cahiers d’art)
De-Pixelation, Lecture at National Gallery of Pristina, Kosovo

2017
Nouveaux commanditaires (workshop), L’Académie vivante with Jonathan Weitzman, Université Paris Diderot, Bétonsalon Centre d'art et de recherche, Paris, France
L’amitié entre Art et Philosophie, Colloque, Politiques de l’enseignement. Enseigner La philosophie aujourd’hui, Université Paris, France
Assuming Public Space (workshop), Academy of Tromsø (coordinator: Arne Skaug Olsen)

2016
Sommerakademie Paul Klee (guest curator), Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland

2015
Humboldt University, Berlin, Germany
Institut d'études politiques de Paris (Sciences-Po), Paris, France
Les Laboratoires d’Aubervilliers, Aubervilliers, France
University of Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belguim
La Tallera, Cuernavaca, Mexico
Art Station Dubulti, Riga, Latvia
University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany

2014
Ecole des Beaux-Arts de Lyon, France
Royal College of Art, London, England
Public Art Oslo, Oslo, Norway
HES, Geneva, Switzerland

2013
Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland

2008  
Doing Art Politically: What Does This Mean?, Royal Academy Schools, London, England   

2007
Workshop organized by Arte de Conducta, Havana, Cuba
Le Quai-Ecole superier d’art de Mulhouse (workshop), France 
Sommerakademie (workshop), Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland
Ideas – Hard Work: Thomas Hirschhorn, Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Hayward Gallery, London, England
Tate Modern, London, England
Le Quai - Ecole supérieur d'art de Mulhouse, France
Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany 
Arndt & Partner Gallery, Berlin, Germany
L'Ecole du Magasin, Grenoble, France
Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany

2006  
L'art dans la cite, organised by Les Mardis des 93, APPEL 93
Café Le Relais, 61, rue Victor Hugo, Pantin, France  
University of Mannheim, Bronnbacher Stipendium
Walker Arts Center, Minneapolis, USA
Le Musée, lieu d’intégration culturelle?, Auditorium du Louvre, Paris, France
International conference on Spinoza, The Centre for Ideas, Victorian College of the Arts, Melbourne, Australia
The Showroom Gallery, London, England
Yale School of Art, New Haven, USA
Columbia University, New York, USA

2005  
Kunstraum, Innsbruck, Austria
Universite Rennes 2, Department Art Plastiques
Central Saint Martin’s College, University of the Arts, London, England

 

Public Collections
ArtPace, A Foundation for Contemporary Art, Texas, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Bard Museum, New York, USA
Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, The Netherlands
Collection Albers-Honegger, Mouans-Sartoux, France
Caisse des dépôts et consignations, Mission Mécénat, Paris, France
La Caixa, Barcelona, Spain
Centro Galegon de Arte Contemporánea, The Arco Foundation Collection, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Direction régionale des affaires culturelles de Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, Aix-en- Provence, France
Fondation Lambert, Avignon, France
Fondazione Marino Golinelli, Bologna, Italy
Fonds d’Art Municipal Contemporain de la ville de Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
Fonds National d’Art Contemporain, Paris, France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, Corse, Corte, France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, Lorraine, Metz, France 
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain, Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Marseille, France
Hudson Vallery Center for Contemporary Art, New York, USA
Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, USA 

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