english deutsch

1976
Geboren in | born in Karlsruhe
Lebt und arbeitet in | lives and works in Berlin

2004 – 2006
Studium an | studied at Royal College of Art, London

1998 – 2004
Studium an der Hochschule für Bildende Künste | studied at University of Fine Arts, Hamburg


Preise und Stipendien | Awards and Scholarships

2011
Kaiserringstipendium

2004 – 2006
DAAD Stipendium für London

1998 – 2004
Stipendium Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes


Einzelausstellungen | Solo Exhibitions

2018
Washing, James Cohan Gallery, New York, USA

2017
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
The Approach, London

2016
P420 Galleria d’Arte, Bologna

2014
James Cohan Gallery, New York


2013
The Approach, London

2011
Kaiserringstipendium, Kunstmuseum Goslar
Helene Appel, Mönchenhausmuseum, Gosler
Art Positions, Art Cologne
Helene Appel, Dorothea Schlueter Gallery, Hamburg

2010
Chopping Board, The Approach, London

2009
Der Vorschuss, Luis Campana, Berlin

2008
The Minutes, Outpost Gallery, Norwich
Assistant, The Approach, London

2007
Der Hase, Anna-Catharina Gebbers | Bibliothekswohnung, Berlin

2006
Gallery Serdtse, Moscow

2005
Trottoir (with Monika Jarecka), Hamburg

2004
Schnelle Äste, HfBK, Hamburg

2002
Künstlerhaus Hamburg


Gruppenaustellungen | Group Exhibitions

2018
Always the Real Thing, White Crypt, London



2017
Fickle Food Upon a Shifting Plate, Studio Leigh, London
20 Years Show, The Approach, London

2016
Kettle’s Yard at The Hepworth Wakefield, curated by Anthea Hamilton, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield
CORALE, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Frigoriferi Milanesi, Milan
Queensize, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem
Is this living?, The Approach, London
I Prefer Life, The Weserburg, Bremen

2015
Tutta l’Italia e silenziosa, curated by Davide Ferri, Reale Accademia di Spagna, Rome
Salondergegenwart, Hamburg
Art Berlin Contemporary, Berlin
Painting Show – Part One, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
Helene Appel, Olga Balema, Simon Logan, Galerie Luis Campaña, Berlin

2014
QUEENSIZE - Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection, me Collections Room, Berlin
SOME / THINGS, Projectos Monclova, Mexico City
Kunstepedemie Büttner & Scolari, Feinkunst Krüger, Hamburg

2013
Luce, Giorno: Helene Appel, Antonio Calderara, curated by Davide Ferri, P420, Bologna
"Inevitable Figuration": A Scene of Painting Today, curated by Marco Bazzini and Davide Ferri, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato
FULL HOUSE reloaded, curated by Wolfgang Schoppmann, Schönewald Fine Arts, Düsseldorf

2012
ÜBER DIE DINGE, Kulturstiftung Schloss Agathenburg, Agathenburg
Lines of Thought, Parasol Unit, London
Object Fiction, James Cohen Gallery, New York

2011
FORCEMEAT, Wallspace, New York
Galerie Conradi, Hamburg
Two-person presentation, Independent Art Fair, New York

2010
Index Kunstpreis, Kunsthaus Hamburg
Rotate, curated by Outpost, Contemporary Art Society, London
Hulahoop, 401 Contemporary, London
The Library of Babel, curated by Anna-Catharina Gebbers, 176 Project Space, London
Augentäuschung, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven
Luxus Der Empfindsamkeit, Luis Campana, Berlin

2009
Beating The Bounds, Art Now, curated by Lizzie Carey-Thomas and Clarrie Wallis, Tate Britain, London
We Are Moving, Royal College of Art, London
SNIPER, Galerie Biedermann, Munich
Miniaturen, Galerie Bärbel Grässlin, Frankfurt
O/A Stiff Bandeau, Tricycle Gallery, London

2008
Think Again, Rachmaninoff’s, London
Divination, The Brunswick Centre, London

2007
Members Show, selected by Gavin Turk, Outpost Gallery, Norwich
The Teardrop Explodes, Stadtgalerie Schwaz, Schwaz
The Thinnest Door I’ve Ever Sold, Studio 1.1 Gallery, London
Fast, La Generale, Paris, France and b22, Hamburg, Germany and Ausstellungsraum glue, Berlin
bookish relations, Anna-Catharina Gebbers | Bibliothekswohnung Berlin
Inky Toy Affinitas, curated by Anna-Catharine Gebbers, Cerealart, Philadelphia

2006
Friedrich, curated by Bruce Haines, Doggerfisher Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
the air line, The Reliance, London
Beverley Knowles Fine Art, London
Arcade, New Quebeckstreet, London
Degree Show, Royal College of Art, London

2005
Index 2005, Kunsthaus, Hamburg
Grosse Koalition, Gallery Wagdas, London
Der Himmel ist schön…, Walden Kunstausstellungen, Berlin
Electric Ladyland, Umspannwerk, Berlin

2004
Der Himmel ist schön…, temporary exhibition space, Hamburg

2003
Index 2003, Kunsthaus Hamburg

2002
Introduction, Museum Burgkloster, Lübeck

2001
Kunst in der Börse, Handelskammer, Hamburg


Bibliographie

2015
Canziani, Cecilia, Helene Appel – In Full Light, Cura, No 19, Winterausgabe

2014
Wilson, Michael, Helene Appel, Artforum, November
Helene Appel, Art in America, Oktober
Gopnik, Blake, Helene Appel Carves up a Cliche, Artnet News
Werner Büttner: Düngeschlacht über den Fontanellen, Textem Verlag
QUEENSIZE - Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection, me Collections Room, Berlin

2013
The Inevitable Figuration: A Scene of Painting Today, Marco Bazzini, Davide Ferri (Hg.), Centro per l’arte contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Silvana Editoriale

2012
Lines of Thought, Parasol Unit, Ziba Ardalan (Hg.)

2011
Helene Appel, Mönchehaus Museum Goslar, Textem Verlag, Beiträge von Anna-Catharine Gebbers und Bettina Ruhrberg

2010
Deception of the Eye - Special Effects in Contemporary Art, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven und Kerber Verlag, Beiträge von Urs Stäheli, Viola Weigel, Rachel Withers und Nina Zschocke
Index Kunstpreis 2010, Hantje Cantz, Elena Winkel (Hg.)
Beitrag “Briefumschlag - Putztuch – Krümel” von Polina Stroganova


Sammlungen

La Gaia Collection, Busca, Italy
Moenchehaus Museum Goslar, Germany
Olbricht Collection, Berlin, Germany
Zabludowicz Collection, London/Sarvisalo/New York

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Helene Appel

Plastic Sheet, 2014
Water colour on linen
220 x 160 cm

Helene Appel

Brisket, 2017
Encaustic and oil on linen
26.1 x 16 cm

Helene Appel

Kartoffelschalen, 2013
Oil on linen
66.5 x 58.7 cm

Helene Appel

Blauer Stoff, 2017
Water colour on burlap
200 x 173 cm

Helene Appel

Kleine Tüte, 2017
Water colour on linen
21 x 16 cm
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