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Hanne Darboven is an internationally leading representativ of conceptual art. She was raised in Hamburg, Germany belonging to a wealthy trading family. After she finished her artistic studies in Hamburg she moved to New York in the 1960s, later to Paris and then permanently returned to Hamburg.

  • Born on: 29 April 1941
  • Died on: 9 March 2009
  • Place of birth: Munich, Bavaria
  • Nationality: German
  • Studied at: University of Fine Arts of Hamburg
  • Teacher: Wilhelm Grimm
  • Similar Artists: Joseph Kosuth, Rebecca Horn
  • Era: Modern art
  • Stylistic direction: Minimalism, conceptual art

Hanne Darboven participated in the Venice Biennale and two Documenta exhibitions in Kassel, Germany. Furthermore, she was elected into the German Academy of Arts which was received not only as an honor to herself but as an acknowledgement of conceptual art within the German canon. Especially in recent years Hanne Darboven gained yet even more popularity worldwide and her work was shown in major exhibitions.

Collections

Germany

 

France

 

Japan

 

Switzerland

 

USA

Exhibitions

  • 10.05.2019 - 27.07.2019 HANNE DARBOVEN - CHARLOTTE POSENENSKE - MERRILL WAGNER - Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.
  • 30.06.2018 - 11.11.2018 Immer anders, immer gleich. Ein Versuch über Kunst und Systeme - Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur.
  • 01.12.2017 - 02.04.2018 Künstlerbücher. Die Sammlung - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg.
  • 16.09.2017 - 31.10.2017 Deutschland 8 – German Art in Beijing - Yuan Art Museum, Beijing.
  • 13.09.2017 - 14.01.2018 Delirious. Art at the Limits of Reason 1950-1980 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
  • 19.05.2017 - 27.08.2017 Hanne Darboven. Korrespondenzen - Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin.
  • 22.01.2017 - 13.08.2017 Primary Structures - Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main.
  • 05.11.2016 - 29.07.2017 Hanne Darboven: Kulturgeschichte 1880–1983 - Dia:Chelsea, New York.
  • 30.04.2016 - 30.10.2016 Zeichnungsräume - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg.
  • 18.09.2015 - 14.02.2016 Hanne Darboven. Aufklärung - Haus der Kunst, Munich.
  • 11.09.2015 - 17.01.2016 HANNE DARBOVEN. ZEITGESCHICHTEN - BUNDESKUNSTHALLE Bonn.

Awards

  • 1985: Edwin Scharff Prize, Hamburg.
  • 1994: Lichtwark Prize, Hamburg.
  • 1997: Member of the Akademie der Künste, Berlin.
  • 2000: Honorary professor at the Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts.

Films

  • Timeswings - Hanne Darbovens Kunst, documentary by Rasmus Gerlach, 85 min, Germany 2016.

Literature

  • Hanne Darboven / Gepackte Zeit, Dirk Luckow (Publ.), Hamburg 2017.
  • Hanne Darboven. Unbändig, Verena Berger, Ostfildern 2015.
  • Hanne Darboven: Korrespondenz. Briefe 1967 - 1975, Dietmar Rübel, Petra Lange-Berndt & Susanne Liebelt (Publ.), Köln 2015.
  • Hanne Darboven: Enlightenment, Okwui Enwezor (Publ.), London 2015.
  • Minimalismus in Deutschland - die 1960er Jahre, Ausstellungskatalog, Renate Wiehager (Publ.), Ostfildern 2012.

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