Ralf Ziervogel


Born in 1975 in Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany

Ralf Ziervogel studied at the Universitaet der Kuenste (Berlin) and has had 88 exhibitions of his painstaking cross-generational creations across the globe, including Contemporary Fine Arts (Germany), La Maison Rouge (France), and can be found in the permanent collections of MoMA (USA), Elsworth Kelly Foundation (USA), and Kunstmuseum Bonn (Germany) amongst many others.

Education

MFA, Universität der Künste, Berlin

Solo Exhibitions (selected)

2017
“RAM”, Kunsthalle Göppingen, Germany
2016
“Caput”, Galerie Max Weber Six Friedrich, Munich
2015
Matt – Strabag Haus, Vienna
2014
“Horst-Janssen-Grafikpreisträger der Claus Hüppe-Stiftung”, Horst Janssen Museum, Oldenburg
2012
“Y”, Galeria Kewenig, Palma de Mallorca
“SIX (AEOU)”, Galerie Max Weber Six Friedrich, Munich
“Ralf Ziervogel”, CFA: Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin
2011
“E.A.G.I.S at Nevski 8”, Loft Project ETAGI, Saint Petersburg, Russia
“Black Pam Pan XX (Loose Fit) reloaded”, Stadt Aschersleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
“Gavarit JA, Viewing Room II”, ARNDT, Berlin
“Scheme (RTL)”, K 21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
2010
“In decay”, Carbon 12, Dubai
Charim gallery, Vienna, Austria
“Loose Fit”, Landesgartenschau 2010, Sachsen, Anhalt, Germany
“Viewing Room II”, ARNDT Berlin, Germany
“113”, ARNDT, Berlin
“Scheme”, K 21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
“RTL (Ralf The Liar)”, Galerie Max Weber Six Friedrich, Munich
“Black Pam Pan XX (Loose Fit)”, Landesgartenschau, Sachsen – Anhalt, Germany
“Apple C Apply V”, HBC, Berlin
2009
“Young German Art”, Galerie Arndt und Partner, Berlin
“Ecce”, Art Berlin Contemporary, Akademie der Künste, Berlin
“This is it / Yang”, Open Studio Program, Triangle Art Association, New York
Collection Hecker 2000 – 2009, Cologne
“Every Adidas Got Its Story”, Buchandlung Walther König, Burgstrasse, Berlin
“Mawhistla”, The Byrd Hoffmann Foundation, New York
“Godscop”, Sammlung Südhausbau & Freunde der Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
“Infinite + infinite”, Art LA, Los Angeles
2008
“Greetings from Clausthal-Zellerfeld”, Kunstverein Heilbronn, Heilbronn
“Equilibrits”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
“Life Is But Great”, The Watermill Art Center, Long Island, New York
“Immenhof”, Kunstverein Ulm, Germany
“Self as a round table”, Freunde der Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Terz, Kunstverein Gießen
“Razivo”, André Schlechtriem Contemporary, New York
2007
“Equilibrium”, Galerie Six Friedrich Lisa Ungar, Munich
“Times Rias”, Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck, Austria
“Focus: Ralf Ziervogel”, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas
“Ralf Ziervogel: Endeneu / Proto”, Spiegelfoyer, Kunsthalle, Wien, Austria
“Every Adidas Got Its Story”, Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
“Paragin”, André Schlechtriem Residency, New York
2006
“Mamaterial”, Figge von Rosen, Cologne
“Endeneu (The Federal Subconcious)”, Statement Art Basel 37
“Dis (res publica)”, AS Temporary, New York
”Proto”, Ideal, Café Moskau, Berlin
“The first thing”, Phillips de Pury at Corner Shop, Berlin
2005
“Morlok”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin
”The Fate of the Individual”, Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2017
“The New Black Romanticism”, Stadtgalerie Kiel, Germany
“The New Black Romanticism”, The National Museum of Art, Romania
“What’s Unfolding?”, Arp Museum, Remagen
2016
“Paula Modersohn – Becker Art Prize”, PMB – Museum, Worpswede
“In Correspondence with the drawing”, Michael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin
“Surface as Interface as Surface”, Carbon 12, Dubai
2015
“Walk the Line”, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
“A man walks into a bar”, me Collectors Room Berlin, Berlin
“The Mechanical Corps. In the Footsteps of Jules Verne”, Dortmund, Germany
“PAPERWORLDS”, Buchheim Museum der Phantasie, Sammlung Buchheim, Germany
“Berlin – Klondyke: 1. Berlin”, Salon Dahlmann, Berlin
“GERMAN COOL”, Salsali Private Museum, Dubai
“Zwischennutzung – 13 Künstler | 13 Räume”, Galerie Max Weber Six Friedrich, Munich, Germany
2014
“P79”, Galerie Max Weber Six Friedrich, Munich
“The Mechanical Corps. On the Trail of Jules Verne”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Germany
“The Language of Human Consciousness”, Athr Gallery, Jeddah
“Brouhaha”, Galerie Max Weber Six Friedrich, Munich
“Paper I Cartro”, Galeria Kewenig, Palma de Mallorca
“The Drawing Room”, Galerie I’m Taxispalais, Innsbruck
“PAPERWORLDS”, Collectors Room, Berlin
“Black Rainbow”, Carbon 12, Dubai
“Closer encounters – Summer Accrochage”, Carbon 12, Dubai
2013

“Freunde des Unsinns”, Anna Akhmatova Museum, St. Petersburg
“Drawing Room”, Ursula Blickle Foundation, Muehlweg, Germany
“Berlin-Klondyke”, Hipp Halle Gmunden, Gmunden
“Papierarbeiten II”, Galerie Max Weber Six Friedrich, Munich
“Accrochage”, Contemporary Fine Arts, CFA, Berlin
“The system of objects – The Dakis Joannou Collection reloaded by Andreas Angelidakis”, DESTE Foundation, Athens
“Win-win 1500 Jahre Unesco-sonderschutz…”, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin
“Berlin Klondyke”, Werkschauhalle, Leipzig
“Noch Nie Gesehen! Neue Schenkungen Und Ankäufe Für Die Grafische Sammlung”, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Linie, Line, Línea – Centro de Arte Contemporaneo Quito, Quito
2012
“10 years of Collection Mont Blanc”, Camera Work, Berlin
“Migration Melbourne Edition”, Arndt Contemporary Art, Melbourne
“Berlin Klondyke”, Neuer Pfaffenhofener Kunstverein, Pfaffenhofen
“Tracing paper”, Charim Galerie, Vienna
“Linie, Fläche, Zeit. Ein Abstecher”, Galerie im Ratskeller, Berlin
“Artists invite Friends”, Michael Fuchs Galerie, Berlin
“Zum Einhundertfünfundzwanzigsten”, Kunstverein Ulm, Ulm
“Die dunkle seite des mondes (The dark side of the moon)”, Carbon 12, Dubai
“sublim kursiv”, Epicentro & AJLART, Berlin
“WIN-WIN”, Kunsthalle am Hamburger Platz, Berlin
”Berlin Zeichnet”, Stadtgalerie Kiel
“Forward/ Vorwärts”, Q Contemporary, Beirut
“Berlin zeichnet”, Galerie Stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany
“Eros und Thanatos”, Werkschauhalle, Leipzig, Germany
“Berlin status (1)”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
2011
“The Flowers of Evil”,Munich Modern, Munich
“Berlin Klondyke”, ACLA Art Center, Los Angeles
“Berlin Klondyke”, Klondike Institute of Art Culture, Dawson City, Yukon
“Eyes Wide Shut”, Vogt Gallery, New York
“863 km”, Scheublein Fine Arts, Zurich
“Between film and art: Storyboards from Hitchcock to Spielberg”, Deutsche Kinemathek, Berlin
“Line Line Linea”, Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara, Mexico
“Halleluhwah”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
“S.ARSI”, Booze Cooperative Art Space, Athens
“Halleluhwah”, ABTART, Stuttgart
“Shifting Realities”, Schloss Sihlberg, Zurich
“250 years Faber Castell, Endeneu (t.f.s)”, Minenfabrik, Schloss Faber Castell, Stein, Germany
Deutsche Bank Collection, Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main
“Berlin Signed”, Kunstfoyer Versicherungskammer, München, Germany
“All Cannibals”, Wunderkammer Olbricht, Berlin
“Videofestival PE”, Cinema Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
”Line Line Linea”, Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales, Montevideo
“Between Movies and Art: Storyboards from Hitchcock to Spielberg, Deutsche Kinemathek Berlin, Kunsthalle Emden, Germany
“Tous cannibales”, la maison rouge, Paris
“Intensif Station”, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
2010
“The unbearable lightness of being”, Carbon 12, Dubai
“Between Nothingness and Eternity“, Regina Gallery, London
“Cast off”, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
“The Voynich Manuscript – An artistic view of a mystery”, Gray Court, , Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
“Changing The World”, ARNDT, Berlin
“Line Line Linea”, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn
“Berlin Signed”, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany
“A league of their own”, Infernoesque, Berlin
“Berlin Signed”, Ludwig Museum, Koblenz, Germany
“The more I draw, Drawing as a design world”, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany
“Intensif Station”, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
“AKA Symbol II”, HBC, Berlin
“Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany 2010”, MAK, Frankfurt, Germany
“AKA Symbol”, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin
“Go for it”, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
“Salon Austria: Berlin meets Vienna”, Kunstverein Aschersleben, Germany
2009
“Salon Austria: Berlin meets Vienna”, Liechtensteinstraße 8, Vienna
“Blast From You – German Art after 1970”, Samuelis Baumgarte Galerie, Bielefeld
“Tima Machine”, Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg
Marburger Kunstverein, Germany
“Exile”, Kunst Centret Silkeborg Bad, Silkeborg
“Underclass Atavism”, Galleria Gentili, Prato
“Piggy Banks”, Samsa, Berlin
“An audio tour through Berlin”, Temporäre Kunsthalle, Berlin
“Go for it”, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
“Total”, Triangle Art Association, New York
“Summer Benefit: We are bored of the Beckhams (RZ)”, The Watermill Center, New York
“Compass in Hand”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Galerie Six Friedrich Lisa Ungar, Munich
“Underclass Atavism”, Galleria Gentili, Prato
2008
Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
“Hunting and Bullet trap”, Spesshardt & Klein, Berlin
“Northern Lights”, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
“The Hamsterwheel”, Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
Neuer Kunstverein Gießen, Gießen
“Daydreams & Dark Sides”, Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin
Galerie Fahnemann, Berlin
“One Song Bar”, Contemporary Arts Alliance and Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin
“Paul Thek”, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
“Go for it”, Weserburg Museum für Moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Galerie Arndt & Partner, Zurich
2007
“Hamsterwheel”, CASM: Centre d’Art Santa Mònica, Barcelona
“signs and Markings”, Charim Galerie, Vienna
“Paper”, Noga Gallery of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
“Fractured Figure”, Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens
“Dream und Trauma”, Kunsthalle Wien (Museum Quarter), Vienna
“Made in Germany”, Kunstverein Hannover, Hannover
“Made in Germany”, Museum Hannover, Hannover
“Panic Room”, Deste Foundation, Centre for Contemporary Art, Athens
The Drawing Center, New York
“LPFAPOA”, Pinakothek der Moderne / Christie`s, Munich
“Eurovision”, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Germany
“Hamsterwheel”, Le Printemps à Septembre – Festival, Toulouse
“Hamsterwheel”, Arsenale, 52 Venice Biennale
2006
“Dance Communism” – Schickeria , Berlin
“I walk the lines”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Dircksenstraße, Berlin
“Franz West sin Franz West + Der Ficker”, CAAM: Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno,Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
“Steep Counter”, Magazin4 – Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz
“In the darkness we experience anew precious terror “, Galerie Six Friedrich Lisa Ungar, Munich
“Rio”, Artnews Projects, Berlin
“Luxkawumm”, Studioprogramm, Berlin
“Panic Room”, Deste Foundation, Athens
2005
Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck
“The New German Painting”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Nîmes
“Gone fishing”, Galerie Barbara Thumm, Dircksenstraße, Berlin
“Chalet 05”, Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Helsinki
“The Resin”, Kunst – und Kulturverein & Städtisches Museum, Aschersleben, Germany
Club Transmediale, Berlin
2004
“Happy Days are Here Again”, David Zwirner, Inc., New York

Collections (selected)

The Museum of Modern Art, New York
Deste Foundation, Dakis Joannou, Athens
Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
Sammlung Olbricht, Essen
Collection Kraus, New York
Elsworth Kelly Foundation, New York
Collection Duncan, Lincoln, USA
Videoarchiv Ursula Blickle, Kunsthalle Vienna
Sammlung Fuchs, Vienna
Collection Prinoth, Milano
Sammlung Rick, Berlin
Sammlung Faber Castell, Stein, Germany
MUSIZ Collection, Bulgarian Institute of Culture, Hamburg
Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Sammlung J. Lindenberger, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Mc Laren Technology Centre, Ron Dennis, London
Grafische Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Bonn , Germany
Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen/ ifa, Stuttgart
Stadt Aschersleben, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany
Me Collectors Room Berlin, Germany
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

Awards/Grants

2014, Horst Janssen Award
2011, PV ART Artist Residency, Duncan/Le Baron, Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico
2010, Nominee for Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany
2010, Artist Scholarship by Goethe-Institut, Germany
2010, Residency, Sankt Petersburg, Russia
2009-2010, Residency, Triangle Arts Association, Berlin Senate for Science and Culture, Berlin
2009, Design Award of the Federal Republic of Germany
2009, IF Award for “Every Adidas Got Its Story“ book design, Germany
2009, Red Dot Award, Grand Prix, “Every Adidas Got Its Story” book design
2009, European Design Award, “Every Adidas Got Its Story” book design
2008, Residency, Byrd Hoffmann Foundation, Watermill Art Center, New York
2008, IF Award
2007, Residency, Telluride, Colorado
2006-2008, Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium, Germany
200 3 & 2005, 3 months residency for New York, The German National Academic Foundation, Bonn
2002-2005, Scholarship, The German National Academic Foundation, Bonn


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