biography

H A N S B E N D A

 

Hans Benda

Ritterstrasse 11 * D-55743 Idar-Oberstein * Deutschland / Germany

tel +49-(0)6781-66 77 147

&

1370-12 * Kuwatta * Misaki-Machi, Isumi-Shi

Chiba 299-4504 * Japan

tel +81-(0)470-87-4349

 

h.benda@kabelmail.de

 

 

*1960 Berlin

1982-87 Akademie der Bildenden Künste Karlsruhe /Germany (A.von Hancke, H.Antes)

1987 moved to Cologne /Germany

1992 moved to Verviers /Belgium

2005 second studio in Misaki Machi, Japan

2014 moved to Idar-Oberstein /Germany

lives and works in Idar-Oberstein & Misaki Machi

 

 

selected solo-exhibitions and two artist-shows

 

2017 "A Sailor's Room, Pink Confetti, And A Vessel, Stranded" Chrom VI Idar-Oberstein

2016 "Regards to the giant rabbit", Chrom VI Karlsruhe

2016 "The Mediterranean" , Miyako Yoshinaga, New York

2013 "Kankoukyaku / traveller" Fuchu Art Museum, Tokyo (2 artists – collaboration with O Jun, very small part of his retrospective solo Museum show)

2013 "Something On Water"Miyako Yoshinaga, New York CATALOG

2011 “O JUN malt Gott”Galerie Clemens Thimme, Karlsruhe (2 artists – with O Jun)

2010 “Lodger”Miyako Yoshinaga , New York

2009 „Bassbara“Galerie Clemens Thimme, Karlsruhe/Germany (2 artists)

2008 "Like A Plant"Miyako Yoshinaga , New YorkCATALOG

2008 "Carta Non Nata"Goethe Institut Dhaka, Bangladesh (Photos) (2 artists)

2007 "Je vais t'expliquer pourquoi le cheval a peur des papillons en forêt PART 1" void+ , Tokyo

2007 "Je vais t'expliquer pourquoi le cheval a peur des papillons en forêt PART 2" T&S Gallery, Tokyo

2007 "Chroma"Galerie S., Aachen

2006 "Prussian Pink Spice"Miyako Yoshinaga , New York

2004 "Le Vertige"Stephan Marquart + Gallery, Brussels

2004 "Kissing The Ground"Miyako Yoshinaga , New York

2004 "Along The Rivers"Goethe-Institut (german cultural institut)Dhaka, Bangladesh BROCHURE

2003 "Tenki" (the weather)Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo (2 artists – with O Jun, Tokyo)

2002 "The Seven Secretaries of Radio Atama Verviers" Miyako Yoshinaga , New York

2000 "Distractions pour Mammifères"Galerie Fiebach-Minninger, Cologne

2000 "Sanpo"Soko Art Gallery, Tokyo

2000 "Damniosa Hereditis"Galerie von Tempelhoff, Karlsruhe CATALOG

1998 "Umi To Yama" (the sea and the mountain) Soko Art Gallery, Tokyo (2 artists – with O Jun, Tokyo)

1998 "The Empty Frame Of Reason"Gallery Den+Floor2, Tokyo

1997 "Hans No Niwa (Hans' garden) And The Garden Of O Jun" Galerie Fiebach-Minninger, Cologne

(2 artists – with O Jun, Tokyo)

1997 "Tryptichen"Galerie Hilbur, Karlsruhe

1996 "Hans No Niwa (Hans' garden) And The Garden Of O Jun" Gallery Den+Floor2, Tokyo

(2 artists – with O Jun, Tokyo) BROCHURE

1993 "Neue Bilder"Galerie am Stadtmuseum, Düsseldorf

1992 "Bilder & Collagen"Führungsakademie des Landes Baden-Würtemberg, Karlsruhe

1992 "Central European Time"Galerie Roswitha Tittel, Cologne

 

selected group-exhibitions

 

2016 "Zu Laut, Zu Leise, Genau Richtig" Chrom VI Idar-Oberstein

2011 „Attempt 3“Museum Haus Kasuya“, Yokosuka, Japan (3 artists)

2008 “Wie das Bild erscheint”Gallery Ginza Ichichome, Tokyo

2006 "Nature Morte"Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (3 artists)

2006 Ankäufe des Forschungszentrums Karlsruhe EnBW, Karlsruhe

2005 "10th Aniversary"Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo

2001 "Young Germans"Yves Hoffmann Gallery, Paris

2001 "The Drawing Show"M.Y.Art Prospects, New York

2001 "S(h)itting In The Mirror"Mizuma Art Gallery, Tokyo

2001 "Love You Always / Love You All Ways"Damasquine Art Gallery, Brussels

2000 "Zukunft Malerei ?"Galerie von Tempelhoff, Karlsruhe

1999---Galerie Fiebach-Minninger, Cologne

1998 "Bildwechsel 2"Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe (Museum), Karlsruhe CATALOG

1998 "Morphe 98"Project of Tokyo-Aoyama-Galleries and the Region of Ise-Shima

1996 & 1997 ---Westbeth Gallery Kozuka, Nagoya

1996 "2 Künstler Aus Deutschland"Shiseido Art Space, Ghinza /Tokyo CATALOG

 

 

selected bibliography

 

Anne, Stangier"Damniosa Hereditis"exhibition catalog, Gal.von Tempelhoff, Karlsruhe 2000

Wessmann, Gunter"Not quite yet"exhibition brochure, Goethe Inst., Dhaka 2004

Glueck, Grace"Hans Benda: Kissing the ground" New York Times, Art in review, May 14 2000

Peinhardt-Franke"Es lebe die totgesagte Malerei" Aachener Nachrichten, Aachen 2007

Matsumoto, Natsuki"Portrait of painting"exhibition brochure, void +, Tokyo 2007

Conner, Jill"Realist's memory"exhibition catalog, M.Y.Art Prospects, New York 2008

Conner, Jill "Remnants", Exhibition catalog, Miyako Yoshinaga, New York 2013