Grupo de Arte Callejero

Hans Haacke New York

Born 1936 in Cologne, Germany, lives in New York since 1965. Taught from 1967 to 2002 at The Cooper Union. He has produced sculptures, installations, paintings, photoworks, architectural proposals, posters, prints, texts and books, a stage-set, and has curated exhibitions with the collections of two museums. A large work was commissioned by the Bundestag (German Parliament) and, after a heated national debate, permanently installed in an open-air courtyard of the Reichstag, Berlin, in 2000. Haakes works were internationally exhibited, e.g. at Documenta, the Biennials of Venice, São Paulo, Sydney, Tokyo, Johannesburg, and the Whitney Biennial, New York. Haacke shared with Nam June Paik the Golden Lion for the German Pavilion at Venice Biennial 1993. In 1994 the book "Libre Échange", his conversation with the sociologist Pierre Bourdieu, was published in Paris; English translation "Free Exchange", London 1995, translations also in Chinese, Finnish, German, Japanese and Portuguese.
Selected Solo Exhibitions
Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, 1972
Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, 1978
Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 1979
Renaissance Society, Chicago, 1979
Tate Gallery, London, 1984
New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, 1986
Centre Pompidou, Paris, 1989
Venice Biennale, 1993
Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, 1995
Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, 1996
Portikus, Frankfurt, 2000
Serpentine Gallery, London, 2001
Generali Foundation, Vienna, 2001