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Fritz Balthaus  1952, DE

Rank (2014): 8941 – 

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Germany 30
China 2
United Kingdom 2

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  Stella A., Germany 5

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1952 Born in Oberhausen, (DE)

Balthaus studied at the University of Arts Berlin, which he completed successfully in 1983 as a master student of Prof. Helmut Lortz. He then studied for a year at the California Institute of the Arts in Los Angeles. He writes articles about new media and art in skyscrapers Art Journal, London Artscribe Balthaus worked since 1988 as a freelance artist in Berlin. 2009 he was a visiting professor at the UDK Berlin.

The focal points of Fritz Balthaus are "accurate test arrangements as ironic interventions in the art world and the exhibition industry". [2] He creates both sculptures, like the flower in 2009 for the Federal Garden Show in Schwerin [3], as well as architectural works, such as marked space - unmarked space. This is the artistic facade design Berlinische Galerie in Berlin-Kreuzberg. 2010, Pure Moore bronze sculpture, art and architecture, Federal, built on the site of the BKA-service office in Berlin-Treptow.

1984: Year Scholarship, California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles with John Baldessari
1991: Studio Scholarship, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
1992: Senate Scholarship, Berlin
1993: Fellowship, Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart
1995: Project Grant, Arts Fund, Bonn
1996: Work Scholarship, Cultural Fund Foundation, Berlin
1996: Fellowship, Künstlerhaus Schloss Wiepersdorf
1997: Balmoral scholarship, Künstlerhaus Schloss Balmoral, Bad Ems
1997: Work Scholarship, Senator for Science, Research and Culture, Berlin

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 44  Please report missing Information

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   Fritz Balthaus - Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf

   Strom und Glas - Projektraum Deutscher Künstlerbund, Berlin

   Fritz Balthaus - Stella A., Berlin

Description  jetzt | now 7: Fritz Balthaus - 1 Colli, Skulptur und Video - Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

   HOCHTIEF Arbeiten mit Bauten - Framework, Berlin

   Frtiz Balthaus - Impromptu - Rocket, London (England)

   Fritz Balthaus - Kunstverein Grafschaft Bentheim, Neuenhaus


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   Wiedersehen - Eine Ausstellung mit ausgewählten Ankäufen aus den Jahren 2001–2013" - Museum gegenstandsfreier Kunst, Otterndorf
   Werk 13 - Kunstmuseum Heidenheim, Heidenheim

Description and image  Neue Linien 2 – Neuerwerbungen grafischer Kunst für die Kunstsammlung des Deutschen Bundestages - Kunst-Raum des Deutschen Bundestages, Berlin
  Columbus Art FoundationDie Kunst zu machen. Matthias Beckmann - Berliner Ateliers & Sammlung Columbus - Werke aus Berliner Ateliers - Columbus Art Foundation, Ravensburg Send message
   I want to grasp things with the mind the way the penis is grasped by the vagina - davel 14, Cully

Description and image  Kunst und Architektur - Zwei Wettbewerbe - Kunst-Raum des Deutschen Bundestages, Berlin
   Langsamer, kleiner, weniger - Stella A., Berlin
   Berlin Transfer - Junge Kunst der Berlinischen Galerie und der GASAG - Berlinische Galerie, Berlin

   Wir aber wollen uns erinnern - Stella A., Berlin
   ZEROPLUS - 401contemporary, Berlin
   Die Linie - 401contemporary, Berlin

   Sleeping Beauties - REALACE ® GmbH - Fine Arts and Development, Berlin
   Quobo - Berlin 1989-1999 - Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI, Lima

   Quobo - Berlin 1989-1999 - Art Museum of Estonia - Eesti Kunstimuuseum, Tallinn
   Salt Seller - Stella A., Berlin
Description  Förderkohle. Stipendiaten der Kulturverwaltung des Berliner Senats 2007 - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
   Quobo - Art in Berlin 1989-1999 - Novosibirsk State Art Museum, Novosibirsk

   Quobo - Art in Berlin 1989 – 1999 - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   fritz balthaus Monika Stricker - Villa Grisebach, Berlin

Description  Quobo - Arte en Berlin 1989-1999 - MAVI - Museo de Artes Visuales, Santiago

   Quobo - Art in Berlin 1989 – 1999 - Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City

   LONDON/BERLIN/MINIMAL - Rocket, London (England)
   Quobo - Berlin 1989-1999 - Sungkok Art Museum, Seoul
   Editionen / Multiples - Asperger Gallery, Berlin

Description and image  TOP 100 - museumsakademie. Galerie Helen Adkins, Berlin
   "QUOBO" - Kunst in Berlin 1989-1999 - Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin

   Quobo - Art in Berlin 1989 – 1999 - Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, SAR
   Festival of Vision - Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong, SAR
   Dia/Slide/Transparency - Materialien zur Projektionskunst - Kunstraum Kreuzberg / Bethanien, Berlin
Description  Dia - Slide - Transparency - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
Description  einräumen - Arbeiten im Museum - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   Nackte Erscheinung - Stella A., Berlin

   Projections - David Pestorius Projects, Brisbane, QLD

   Le futur du passé - L.A.C. - Lieu d'Art Contemporaine, Sigean
   Das Material des Bildhauers – LICHT - Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden

   Zwischenspiel Multiples - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

   Maschinenmenschen - - Staatliche Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin (closed, 1994)


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United Kingdom

 401LondonProjects, London (England)


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 Berlinische Galerie, Berlin


 Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz


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