Charlotte Posenenske


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BIOGRAPHY

1930 Born in Wiesbaden, Germany

early 1950s Studies painting with Willi Baumeister

1956 Makes first autonomous works of art, after working for several years as set and costume designer

1968 Stopped working as an artist; started career as Sociologist

1985 Died in Frankfurt am Main, Germany


SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017 Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany. Charlotte Posenenske 1957. (29 April – 17 June)

Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin, Germany. Charlotte Posenenske 1967.
(29 April – 10 June)

2016 Take Ninagawa, Tokyo. Charlotte Posenenske.
(1 October – 19 November)

2015 Muhka, Antwerp. Charlotte Posenenske. (24 April – 26 July)

Gallery Sofie van de Velde, Antwerp. That’s All. (23 April – 31 May)

2014 Deutscher Kunstlerbund Projektraum. Charlotte Posenenske, Aufhoren; Weitermachen. (12 September 2014 – 7 November)

Peter Freeman, Inc. Early Works. (17 April - 31 May)

2013 Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin. Line and Space. (6 June - 27 July)

2012 K21, Düsseldorf.

2011 Galerie Mehdi Chouaki, Berlin. Charlotte Posenenske: Dasselbe Anders (The Same but Different) (9 September - 22 October)

Galerie Nelson Freeman, Paris. Charlotte Posenenske: Le même autrement - The same, but different (14 June - 29 July)

Metropol Kunstraum, Munich. Charlotte Posenenske (6 April - 8 July)

Galerie Schmela, Schmela Haus, Düsseldorf. Vierkantrohre Serie DW (1967)/Square Tubes DW Series (1967), (10 February)

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf. Vierkantrohre, Reliefs, Faltungen und Arbeiten auf Papier. (21 January - 5 March)

John Hansard Gallery, Southampton. Charlotte Posenenske. (25 January - 9 March)


2010 Artists Space, New York. Charlotte Posenenske. (23 June - 15 August)

2009 Art Basel, Basel, Switzerland. Art Unlimited Performance (Conversations), Charlotte Posenenske: Corrugated Series (10 June - 13 June)

Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. Prototypes for Mass Production (1965-1967) (6 November - 10 January)

2007 Galerie Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin. Charlotte Posenenske (3 November - 15 December)

Between Bridges, London. Charlotte Posenenske: Series DW (corrugated cardboard) 1967 (15 April - 24 June)

2005 Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck. Charlotte Posenenske - Retrospektive (19 March - 15 May)

Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen. Charlotte Posenenske - Retrospeketive (3 June - 28 August)

2003 Galerie Konstantin Adamopoulos, Frankfurt am Main.

1999 Galerie ak, Hans Sworowski, Programm Konstantin Adamopoulos, Frankfurt am Main. Charlotte Posenenske Malerei 1959 1965 / Objekte 1966 1968 (November – January 2000)

1990 Museum für Moderne Kunst (at the Jahrhunderthalle Hoechst),

Frankfurt am Main (September - December)

1989 Rathausgarage, Stuttgart; Rotunde der Neuen Staatsgalerie,

Stuttgart; Hauptbahnhof Stuttgart, Stuttgart (curator Werner Esser)

Zentrale der Deutschen Bank, Frankfurt am Main

1988 Central market, Frankfurt am Main

1986 Galerie Paul Maenz, Cologne

Main airplane hangar, Lufthansa Airlines, Frankfurt am Main

Galerie Grässlin-Ehrhardt, Frankfurt am Main

1968 Galerie Art & Project, Amsterdam


1967 Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Vierkantrohre DW/ (Square Tubes) (December 1967)

Kleine Galerie, Schwenningen

Galerie Le Sous-Sol, Gieen

Galerie h, Hanover

1966 Galerie Dorothea Loehr, Frankfurt am Main, Spachtelarbeiten

1961 Galerie Dorothea Loehr, Frankfurt am Main, Spachtelarbeiten



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017 Wattis Institute, San Francisco, California. Mechanism. (12 October 2017 –
24 February 2018)

Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Germany. Serielle Formation. Frankfurt 1967
– Re-enactment of the First German Exhibition of International Minimalists.
(2 June – 19 November)

Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum, Michigan State University, East Lansing
Michigan, United States. The Transported Man. (29 April – 22 October)

Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern, Switzerland. The Revolution is dead. Long live the
Revolution! (13 April – 9 July)

Kunsthalle Vogelmann, Heibronn, Germany. Sculptures Made of Paper. (19
March – 2 July)

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin, Germany. Hanne Darboven Charlotte Posenenske. (13 January – 25 February)

2016 Front Desk Apparatus, New York. Interiors. (21 November 2016 – 17
February 2017)

ZKM | Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany. Kunst in Europa 1945-
1968. (22 October 2016 – 29 January 2017)

Gallery Clement & Schneider, Bonn. Modi des Minimierens.
(4 November – 22 December)

Bloomberg Space, London. Giuseppe Gabellone, Siobhán Hapaska &
Charlotte Posenenske – The Mobility of Facts. (30 September – 17
December)

Bortolami Gallery, New York. I Beam U Channel. (30 June – 12 August)

Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX. Charlotte Posenenske & Peter Roehr. (9
October 2015 – 1 August 2016)

2015 Daniel Marzona, Berlin. Reduzieren. Curated by Burkhard Brunn (20
November 2015 – 30 January 2016)

Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin. Charlotte Posenenske x Saâdane Afif, Gerold Miller,
Gerwald Rockenschaub, Luca Trevisani. (20 November 2015 – 15 January
2016)

Pavillon de L’Arsenal, Paris. Dimensions Variables: Artists and Architecture.
curated by Didier Gourvennec Ogor and Gregory Lang. (15 October 2015 –
16 January 2016)

Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX. Charlotte Posenenske & Peter Roehr.
(9 October 2015 – 1 August 2016)

Uncle Brothers, Hancock, New York. curated by Rirkrit Tiravanija. (11 July –
31 August)

David Kordansky Gallery, New York. Flat World. (26 June – 15 August)

Tauba Auerbach, Rome. Studio Indipendenza. (23 April – 21 June)

Kai 10, Dusseldorf. Broken Spaces. (10 April – 18 July)

Karma, New York. Ladies and Gentlemen, We are Floating in Space. (6
March – 7 April)

The Warehouse, Dallas, TX. Geometries On and Off the Grid: Art from 1950
to the Present. curated by Allan Schwartzman. (2 February –
30 November)

Gallery Martina Detterer, Frankfurt/M. nur das – just that. (24 January
– 7 March)

Gallery Sofie van de Velde, Antwerp. Geometric Abstractions.
(23 January – 8 March)

Gallery Alison Jacques, London. Matter & Memory. (16 January – 15 February)

2014 MMK 2, Museum Fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt Am Main. Boom She Boom. (19 October 2014 – 14 June 2015)

Thomas Rehbein Galerie: Koeln. Schwarz. (6 September– 18 October)

2013 Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Berlin, Germany. The Sixties: Art and Culture of the 60ies in Germany. (15 September - 12 November)

Miguel Abrueu gallery, New York. Conspicuous Unuseable (28 June - 17 August)

Galerie Lelong. Edge, Order, Rupture: Geometric Abstraction (4 April – 4 May)

Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, D’Hollander, Posenenske, Warboys, paintings (22 March - 27 April)

Wentrup Gallery, Berlin, Germany. Miriam Böhm, Charlotte Posenenske, James Turrell, The Other Space (9 March - 19 April)

Kayne Griffin Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, California.From Triple X to Birdsong. group show (12 January - 02 March)

Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris A Stone Left Unturned (1 February - March)

2012 Sao Paulo Biennial, Sao Paulo, Brazil, The Imminence of Poetics (8 September - 9 December)

Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Line and Space: American Drawings and Sculpture Since 1960 From a Private Collection (28 July - 25 September)

Kunsthaus Wiesbaden, Germany, Dasselbe anders/Immer dasselbe: Charlotte Posenenske und Peter Roehr (9 June – 23 September)

Vierkantrohre Serie D (1967/2012), Art and the City, Public Art Festival, Zürich (9 June - 23 September)


Daimler Kunst Sammlung, Minimalism in Germany. The Sixites II (31 March - 23 September)

K21, Dusseldorf, Germany, Dasselbe anders (11 January - 29 June)

2011 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, The Language of Less (Then and Now) (8 October - 18 April 2012)

Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany, Line and Space: American Drawings and Sculpture since 1960 from a Private Collection (28 July - 25 September)

White Flag Projects, St. Louis, Day of the Locust (11 November - 10 December)

2011 12th Annual Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey, (17 September - 13 November)

Museum für Moderne Kunst, Munich, MMK 1991-2011: 20 Years of Presence (19 June - 09 October)

2010 Palais de Tokyo, Paris, Pergola: Retrospective (19 February - 16 May)

Galerie Medhi Chokori, Berlin, EINE AUSSTELLUNG BESONDERER FRÜHWERKE VON JOHN M ARMLEDER HANS PETER FELDMANN GEROLD MILLER CHARLOTTE POSENENSKE GERWALD ROCKENSCHAUB UND PETER ROEHR/ Absolute Beginnings: A special exhibition of Early Work of John M Armleder, Hans-Peter Feldman, Gerold Miller Charlotte Posenenske, Rockenschaub and Peter Roehr (24 September - 30 October)

Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Charlotte Posenenske: Monotonie ist schn/Monotony is Beautiful (25 March - 23 May)

MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Radical Conceptual (19 February - 22 August)

White Columns, New York, Looking Back\ Fifth White Columns Annual (11 December - 29 January 2011)

2009 Museum of Modern Art, New York, In & Out of Amsterdam:Travels in Conceptual Art, 1960–1976 (July 19 - October 5)

ZKM Karlsruhe Museum für Neue Kunst, Just what is it ... (5 December - 11 April 2010)

Palais de Tokyo, Paris Chasing Napoleon (15 October - 17 January, 2010)

Kunsthalle Bielefeld, 1968: Die Große Unschuld (15 March - 9 August)

Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Yellow and Green (7 March - 30 August)

2008 Johann König, Berlin, Zuordnungsprobleme,/Problems of Assignment (3 April - 27 April)

Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Classical: Modern II (7 March - 1
June)

Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw. Revolutions 1968 (16 September - 9 November)

Museion - museo d'arte moderna e contemporanea di Bolzano, Bolanzo. Peripherer Blick und kollektiver Körper/ Peripheral Vision and Collective Body (24 May - 21 September)

2007 Kassel, Germany. documenta 12 (16 June – 23 September)

2006 Tokyo Opera Art Gallery, Tokyo, Conversation with Art, on Art, Bauhaus to Contemporary Art: From the Daimlerchrysler Art Collection (8 January - 26 March)

2005 Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin, 25 Jahre Sammlung Deutsche Bank (30 April - 19 June)

2004 MUMOK: Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien,Vienna, Kurze Karrieren/Short Careers (20 May - 1 August)

Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, Dependent Objects
(September 18 - January 2, 2005)

2003 The Detroit Institute of Arts, Detroit, On the Edge: Contemporary Art from the DaimlerChrysler Collection (29 October – 18 January 2004)

Daimler Contemporary, Berlin, Minimalism and After II
(14 February - 18 May)

2002 Generali Foundation, Vienna, Die Gewalt ist der Rand aller Dinge/ Violence is at the margin of All Things (17 January - 21 April)

2001 Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurter Kreuz (16 June - 12 August)

1972 Galerie Art & Project, Amsterdam


1969 Galerie plus-kern, Ghent

1968 Galerie Dorothea Loehr, Frankfurt am Main

Kunsthaus, Hamburg, Public Eye

Galerie Rene Block, Berlin, ABC Art, Cool Art, Minimum Art,
Minimal Art, Primary Structure, Neue Monumente, IMI Art.
(June - July)

Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Deutscher Künstlerbund
‘68/German Association of Artists 16 Exhibition (20 July - 15
September)

1967 Galerie Jülicher, Mönchengladbach, Neue Kunsttendenzen (December)

Galerie Hauptstrasse 1, Gelsenkirchen

Galerie Dorothea Loehr, Frankfurt am Main, Dies alles,
Dies alles, Herzchen, wird einmal gehören\All this, sweetheart, will one day be yours (curated by Paul Maentz, September 9, 7:45-9:55 pm)

Studiogalerie, Johann Wolfgang Goethe Universität, Frankfurt am Main

Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Freie Gruppe Hofheim Frankfurt und ihre Gäste (12 March - 16 April)

1966 Marielies-Hess-Stiftung, Hessischer Rundfunk, Frankfurt am Main

1961 Städtische Kunsthalle Recklinghausen,

1959 Galerie Kaess-Weiss, Kassel