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Artist Details


Franz Ackermann was born in 1963 in Neumarkt St Veit, Germany. He graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich, Germany in 1988. He has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions, including at Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe, Germany (2014); Berlinische Galerie, Berlin, Germany (2013); Faena Arts Center, Buenos Aires, Argentina (2012); Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany (2009); Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland (2008); Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland (2005); Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2002); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (2002); Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy (2000); and Portikus Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt, Germany (1997). Important group exhibitions include Altermodern: Tate Triennial, Tate, London, UK (2009); Tokyo-Berlin / Berlin-Tokyo, Mori Art Museum and Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany (2006); Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, Remote Viewing (Invented Worlds in Recent Painting and Drawing), Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY and Drawing from the Modern, 1975–2005, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (2005). He currently lives and works in Berlin, Germany.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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