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Hans Christoph Carl Haacke

artist , educator

Hans Christoph Carl Haacke, German artist, educator. Certified Doctor of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, 2008. Recipient Golden Lion Venice Biennale, Peter Weiss prize, Bochum, 2004.

Background

HAACKE, Hans Christoph Carl was born on August 12, 1936 in Cologne. Son of Doctor Carl Haacke and Antonie Haacke.

Education

Master of Fine Arts, State Academy, Kassel, 1960. Doctor of Fine Arts (honorary), Oberlin College, 1991. Doctor (honorary), Bauhaus University, Weimar, Germany, 1998.

Career

include Galerie Schmela, Diisseldorf 1965, Howard Wise Gallery, New York 1966, 1968, 1969, Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne 1971, 1974, 1981, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld 1972, John Weber Gallery, New York, 1973, 1975, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1985, Kunstverein, Frankfurt 1976, Galerie Durand-Dessert, Paris 1977, 1978, Museum of Modem Art, Oxford 1978, Stedelijk van Abbemusem, Eindhoven 1979, Tate Gallery, London 1984, Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende Kunst, Berlin 1985, Kunsthalle, Berne 1985, Le Consortium, Dijon 1986, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York 1986, Victoria Miro Gallery, London 1987, John Weber Gallery, New York 1988, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1989; group exhibitions: Nul at Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1965, The Machine as seen as the end of the mechanical age, Museum of Modem Art, New York 1968, When Attitudes Become Form, Kunsthalle, Berne 1969, Tokyo Biennale 1970, Information, Museum of Modem Art, New York 1970, Documenta 5, Kassel 1972, Venice Biennale 1976, 1978, Kunst in Europa na '68, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent 1980, '60-’80—attitudes/concepts/images, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam 1982, Documenta 7, Kassel 1982, Content: A Contemporary Focus, 1974-1978, Hirshhom Museum, Washington, D.C. 1984, Time—the Fourth Dimension in Art, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels 1984, Sydney Biennale, Sydney 1984, Sao Paulo Bienal, Sao Paulo 1985, Kunst in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Nationalgalerie, Berlin 1985, L'Epoque, la mode, la morale, la passion, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris 1987, Documenta 8, Kassel 1987, Skulptur Projeckte in Munster 1987, Commited to Print, Museum of Modem Art, New York 1988. Assistant professor Cooper Union for Advancement of Science and Art, New York City, 1971—1975, associate professor, 1975-1979, professor, 1979—2002, professor emeritus, since 2002. Guest professor Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg, 1973, 94, Gesamthochschule, Essen, 1979.

Achievements

  • Certified Doctor of Fine Arts, San Francisco Art Institute, 2008.

Works

Connections

Married Lynda Snyder in 1965.

father:
Doctor Carl Haacke

mother:
Antonie Haacke

spouse:
Lynda Snyder