Stephan Balkenhol

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Woman with blond hair, 2008, poplar wood, paint, 28 x 30 x 4 cm

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Born 1957 in Fritzlar, Germany

1976-82 – studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Hamburg at Ulrich Rückriem

Lives and works in Karlsruhe and Berlin, Germany, and Meisenthal, France

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016

Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Palais Gogolevski, Moscow, Russia
Stephan Balkenhol and Philippe Cognée, Fondation Fernet-Branca, Saint-Louis, France
Nosbaum Reding Gallery, Luxembourg

 

2015

New Sculptures, Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stephan Balkenhol, Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, Germany
Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden

2014

Stephan Balkenhol, Nosbaum & Reding, Luxembourg, Luxeumbourg
Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Stephan Balkenhol, Kunstmuseum Ravensburg, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol – Skulpturen, Skulpturenpark Waldfrieden, Wuppertal, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Landes Museum, Linz, Austria

2013

alles gut!, Holger Priess Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Jochen Hempel, Leipzig, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Stephan Balkenhol, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Stephan Balkenhol, Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Inauguration of the Wagner Memorial Sculpture, Leipzig, Germany
Big Head Column, Peggy Guggenheim Colletion, Venice, Italy
2012

New Works, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Stephan Balkenhol, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Stephan Balkenhol in St. Elizabeth, St. Elizabeth Church, Kassel, Germany
A Sign in the Forum of Caesar – Stephan Balkenhol more and more, Valentina Bonomo Gallery, Rome, Italy

2011

BLICKE und GESTEN (Looks and Gestures)- Museum of Young Art, Frankfurt
Stephan Balkenhol, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
Körper Codes (Museum der Moderne Mönchsberg, Salzburg
Art of the Loom – 32 Tapestries woven on the looms of Mark Deweer’s factory, Otegem, Belgium, 1985-2010, DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Kunstforum Würth, Turnhout, Belgium
Tomo Koyama Gallery, Kyoto, Japan

2010

Gary Tatintsian Gallery Inc., Moscow, Russia
Gary Tatintsian Gallery, New York City, USA
Stephan Balkenhol: New Works – Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm
L’Art et la Maniere Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Nosbaum & Reding Art Contemporain, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
New Works, Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Germany
Neue Skulpturen und Reliefs, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Dörrie Preiss, Hamburg, Germany
DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France

2009

Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
On Paper, Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Zuoz, Switzerland
Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
Druckgrafik 1992-2008, Kunstverein Augsburg e.V., Augsburg, Germany
Galerie de l´ Erban, Nantes, France
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany

2008

This is Not to be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Akinci Galerie, Amsterdam
New Works, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland
Valentina Bonomo Roma, Rome, Italy
Paixóns Privadas, Visións Públicas, Collections D.O. Galicia, Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo, Spain
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, England
Monica De Cardenas, Milan
Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

2007

Dörrie Priess, Hamburg, Germany
Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Milan, Italy
MKM Museum Küppersmühle für moderne Kunst, Duisburg, Germany
Tomio Koyama Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Kabinett Für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France
Sculptures and Drawings, Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
Padiglione d’Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy
Wenzel Hablik Museum, Itzehoe, Germany
Galerie Forsblom, Helsinki, Finland
Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
Galleri Lars Bohman, Stockholm, Sweden
UMRAUM, Architektur und Objekt, Wenzel-Hablik-Museum, Itzehoe, Germany
New Work, Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong
Stephan Balkenhol and Florian Süssmayr, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
New works, Deweer Art Gallery, Belgium

2006

Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
Museum Liner, Appenzell, Switzerland
Fischerplatz Galerie, Ulm, Germany
John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, USA

2005

The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Osaka, Japan
Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden, Germany
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, UK
Musac – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Spain
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel-Aviv, Israel
Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Heilbronn, Germany
Sammlung Essl – Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg, Germany
Centro darte contemporanea, Passariano, Spain
Art Affairs Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Galerie Thomas, Munich, Germany
Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

2004

Monica de Cardenas, Mailand, Italy
Dörrie/Priess, Hamburg, Germany
Dogenhaus Galerie Leipzig, Germany
Galerie Rudiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
Galeria OMR, Mexico City, Mexico
Galerie Mal 36, Zürich, Switzerland

2003

Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany
Goethe Institut Lyon, France
Galleri Lars Bohman Stockholm, Norway
Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris, France

2002

Galeria Pepe Cobo Sevilla, Spain
Kunstforum Baloise, Basel, Switzerland
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany
Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Galerie Akinci, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2001

Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany
Galerie Monica DeCardenas, Milan, Italy
Kunstforum Baloise, Basel, Switzerland
C.G.A.C., Santiago di Compostela, Spain
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
OMR Gallery, Mexico-City, Mexico
Dorrie Priess Galerie. Hamburg, Germany
Barbara Wein Verlag/Galerie Berlin: S.B-Photographien, Germany
Fries Museum, Leeuwaarden, The Netherlands
Museum de bildenden Kunste Leipzig, Germany

2000

Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, USA
Kunstverein Oldenburg, Germany
Galerie Johnen + Schöttle, Köln, Germany
Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Galerie Stephan Friedmann, London, UK
The Contemporary Arts-Center, Cincinnati, USA
Bell Gallery, Brown University, Providence, USA
St. Louis Arts-Center, St.Louis, USA

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy, London, England
Defining Sculpture, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA

2015

Figure on Display: Stephan Balkenhol and Jeff Wall, Leopold Hoesch Musuem, Duren, Germany
Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, Germany
Inventory, Vol 5: Aquisitions from 1992 to 1996, FRAC  Haute Normandie, Rouen, France
Space Age, Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Paris, France

2014

Je t’aime… moi non plus, Musée des Beaux-Arts Eugène Leroy, Touring, France
Collector’s Room #5 – Pleasure, Deweer Gallery, Otegem, Belgium

2013

Sotheby’s, Beyond Limits: A Selling Exhibition, Chatsworth, Derbyshire, England
Galerie des Wetzlarer Kunstvereins, Wetzlarer, Germany
The Art of Present, Helga de Alevear Collection, Centro Centro, Madrid, Spain
Truth, ESMoA, Los Angeles, USA

2012

Unlimited Bodies – Corps Sans Limite, Palais d’Iéna, Paris, France
Lost in LA, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los angeles, USA
Art is beautiful but hard work too, Kunstabau, Munich, Germany
The Drawing Room, DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium
The Bear Necessities, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco, California, USA

2011

MMK 1991-2011: 20 Years of Presence, Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt
Art Set Free, Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany
Melting Point, Akinci, Amsterdam, the Netherlands
Invisibleness is Visibleness, Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei, Taipei, Taiwan
Stephan Balkenhol and The Object of Observation (Changes by Being Observed), Johnen Galerie, Berlin, Germany, curated by Tim Lee
Zettels Traum, Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

2010

Stephan Balkenhol – Alberto Giacometti, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, Germany
Idea and Object, Galerie Thaddaeus Roapc, Salzburg, Austria
Wings, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
The Secret Lives of Trees, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz, Switzerland

2009

The Core Marrow of Art, Art Statements Gallery, Hong Kong
Evan Penny & Stephan Balkenhol, TrépanierBaer Gallery, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Fuentes, 27th February 2009, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
PastPresentFuture: Works from the UniCredit Art Collection, Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna, Austria; toured to Palazzo della Regione, Verona, Italy and Yapi Credi Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey
Securities, DEWEER gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Sixty Years. Sixty Works. Art from the Federal Republic of Germany, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
Seeing the Figure Anew: Selections from the Darrel and Marsha Anderson Collection, Orange Coast College Arts Pavilion, Costa Mesa, California, USA

2008

This is Not to be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
Listen Darling The World Is Yours, Ellipse Foundation Contemporary Art Center, Lisbon, Portugal

2007

Summer Exhibition, Royal Academy of Art, London, England
Sculptures and Drawings, Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm
Exposures; The Contemporary Self-Portrait, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg
Johnen Galerie, Berlin
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris
21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanzawa, Japan

2006

Figures in the Field: Figurative Sculpture and Abstract Painting from Chicago Collections, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, USA
Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA

2005

The Blake Byrne Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
My Favorite Things!: Painting in France, Musée dArt Contemporain Lyon, Lyon, France
21, Dogenhaus Galerie, Leipzig, Germany

2004

Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Miedo, Galeria Pepe Cobo Sevilla, Spain
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, München, Germany

2003

Jetzt und hier-Die Sammlung Zeitgenosslscher Kunst, Museum Kurhaus Kleve -Ewald Mataré-Sammlung, Kleve, Germany
Inaugural Show, Regen Projects, Los Angeles, USA
Sculpture, Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Rhons Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, USA
Sculpture project with Fiona Banner and David Batchelor, More London, London, England
Durchgehend geöffnet, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden and Sammlung Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
Galerie Thaddeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria

2002

Avant que la mer fut au monde, Rochechouart portoit les Ondes, Musée Départemental d’Art
Contemporain de Rochechouart, France
Das Tier in mir, Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany
Photogenic, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA
Grünzeug, Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Germany
Pop Art und die zeitgenössische Bildhauerkunst, Gerhard Marcks-Haus Bremen, Germany
Time-Space-Motion, Galerie Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Galerie Mai 36, Zürich, Switzerland

2001

De wereld folgens Duitsland, Odapark, The Netherlands
Fotografierte Bilder, Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany
Geometrie & Gestus, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
Dogenhaus Galerie Leipzig, Germany

2000

Essensbilder, Dorrie Priess Galerie, Hamburg, Germany
Back to Kassel, Kasseler-Kunstverein, Kassel, Germany
Galerie Mai 36, Zürich, Switzerland

Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
ARS AEVI, Museum Of Contemporary Art Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Artothek, Nürnberg, Germany
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Attitudes, Genf, Switzerland
BAWAG Contemporary, Wien, Austria
Burger Collection, Berlin, Germany
The Broad Art Foundation, Santa Monica, USA
Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Diözesanmuseum, Würzburg, Germany
Elipse Foundation Art Centre, Alcoitao, Portugal
Fpmcollection Viersen Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
JCCC Overland Park, Kansas, USA
Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus, Düsseldorf, Germany
Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany
Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, California, USA
Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
MARCA Museum, Cantanzaro, Italy
Marta, Herford, Germany
Me Collectors Room, Berlin, Germany
Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble, France
Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, Germany
Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany
Museum Würth, Künzelsau, Germany
Museum der Bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxemburg-Kirchberg, Luxemburg
Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland
Museu Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal
Museum De Paviljoens, Almere, The Netherlands
Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Museum Villa Haiss, Zell am Harmersbach, Germany
Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst (MUHKA), Antwerp, Belgium
Museum im Kulturspeicher, Würzburg, Germany
Museum für Gegenwartskunst (Emanuel-Hoffmann-Stiftung), Basel, Switzerland
Musée Cantonal des Beaux Arts, Lausanne, Switzerland
Musée de Marseille, Marseille, France
Musée Départemental de Rochechouart, F.R.A.C., Franche-Comté, Haute Normandie, France
Musée des Beaux Arts de Montréal, Quebec, Canada
Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Neues Museum, Nürnberg, Germany
Neue Pinakothek, München, Germany
Neue Nationalgalerie, SMPK, Berlin, Germany
Nerman Museum, Kansas, USA
The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
Ordos Art Museum, Inner Mongolia, China
Peggy Guggenheim, Venice, Italy
Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg, Austria
Sammlung Ströher, Darmstadt, Germany
Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland
Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, München, Germany
Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, Germany
Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, Germany
Stad Kortrijk, Veemarkt, Belgium
Schaulager, Basel, Switzerland
Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Smithsonian Institution, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC, USA
Wilhelm-Lehmbruck-Museum, Duisburg, Germany

2014
Nicolin, Poala, Review: Stephan Balkenhol, Artforum, May

2013
Macdonald, Martin, REVIEWED: Stephan Balkenhol at Stephen Friedman Gallery, Artworld Now, 24
September
Stephan Balkenhol at Stephen Friedman Gallery Private View Tuesday 3rd September, Fad
Glover, Michael, The Independent, 4 September
The Guardian Guide: Exhibitionist, 31 August
Julke, Ralf, Wagner monument in Leipzig, 3rd Experiment: Stephan Balkenhol convinced the jury with
a double Wagner, Leipziger Internet Zietung, 15 June
Davies, Francis, Stephan Balkenhol at Stephen Friedman Exhibition review, The Upcoming, 4
September
Balkenhol Sculpture of Richard Wagner Nearing Completion, The Wagnerian,15 April
McFadden, Ronan, Stephan Balkenhol, Time Out, 23 September
Stephan Balkenhol, Wall Street International, 13 September
Rauterberg, Hanno, Holzköppe for all, Zeit Online, 2 June
2012
Allen, Jennifer, I Will Survive, Frieze, Autumn

2011
Kaslan, Stella, Stephan Balkenhol per la Stephen Friedman Gallery di Londra, arskey, 25 March

2009
Stowbridge, Mark, Fast Forward Weekly, 4 June

2008
Glover, Michael, “Stephen Balhenhol,” Artnews, Summer, p. 180.
Peipon, Corrina, “Stephen Balkenhol,” This is Not to be Looked At, MOCA, 2008, ills

2006
Staatliche Kunshalle Baden-Baden, Tiefenschärfe-Bilder vom Menschen
Platthaus, Andreas, Who’s been carving here, then? exhibition review, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, July 21

2005
Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen und Reliefs, The National Museum of Art, Osaka and Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery
Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen, Von der Heydt-Museum Wuppertal, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, The Arts Club of Chicago, USA
54th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art

2004
More London Sculpture, More London Development Ltd.

2003
Stephan Balkenhol Photographien, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Paris; Le Rectangle, Centre D’Art De La Ville De Lyon; Goethe-Institut, Lyon, France

2002
The Photogenic: Photography through its Metaphors in Contemporary Art, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, USA

2001
Stephan Balkenhol, Hans Werner Schmidt, Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Vor Ort, Andreas Franzke, Hatje Cantz Verlag
Stephan Balkenhol, Fries Museum, Leuwarden, The Netherlands

2000
Stephan Balkenhol and Stephan Balkenhol Archives, CGAC

1999
Stephan Balkenhol, Bawag Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Stephan Balkenhol, Johnen & Schöttle, Köln, Germany
Stephan Balkenhol, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland

1998
Stephan Balkenhol Skulpturen, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany

1997
Open City, Change or Die, No. Five, New York, a project for Open City
Stephan Balkenhol, Editions Dis Voir, Paris, essays by Jeff Wall, Ludger Gerdes, Hervé Vanel, Ingrid Schaffner

1996
Stephan Balkenhol at the Saatchi Gallery
Stephan Balkenhol Sculptures and Drawings, Cantz Verlag
Stephan Balkenhol, Plätze Orte Situationen, Cantz Verlag, text by Andreas Franzke
Stephan Balkenhol, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, CEAAC, Strasbourg, text by Neal Benezra, Paul Guérin, Carla Schulz-Hoffmann

1995
Kunst auf der Zugspitze, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, text by Lucius Grisebach
Africus: Johannesburg Biennale ’95, Johannesburg, text by Klaus Gallwitz
Stephan Balkenhol: Drawings and Sculptures, Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. introduction by James T. Demetrion, essay by Neal Benezra
Karmel, Pepe Stephan Balkenhol exhibition review, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, New York Times, June 23, Weekend Section, C23
Richie, Matthew Still Life, exhibition review, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, Flash Art 28, no.181 March-April, pg.65
Kent, Sarah Stephan Balkenhol, exhibition review, Stephen Friedman Gallery, London, Time Out, no.1321, December 13-20

1994 Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany, introduction by Britta Schmitz, Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Nationalgalerie
Hoffman, Klaus Riese und Zwerg, Zwischenwelt und Zwischenzustande im Werk von Stephan Balkenhol
Pfleger, Susanne Engel und Teufel, Eine ikonographische Interpretation
Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen und Zeichnungen, Galerie Löhrl, Kunstverein, Wolfsburg, Germany
The Day After Tomorrow: Lisbon Cultural Capital of Europe ’94, Helmut Friedel, Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal
Stephan Balkenhol, Musee Departemental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart, France, interview by Alexandra Midal, essay by Frederic Migayrou
Stephan Balkenhol: Three Figures as Witness, Muniz, Vik, As time goes by, Parkett, no.43, Zurich, Berlin, New York
Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, Kalkhaven, Dordrecht, The Netherlands
NL Dordrecht: 51 degrees 48’-0 degree 40’, statement in English and Dutch by Stephan Balkenhol, reprinted from Volker Plagemann, ed. Kunst im offentlichen Raum: Anstosse der 80er Jahre. Cologne: DuMont, 1989, pg.260
Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Stipendium. Stadtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany, introduction by Jurgen Harten and Klaus Heinrich Kohrs, Berlin: Karl Schmidt-Rottluff Forderungsstiftung
Balkenhol, l’homme du bois, exhibition review, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Dole, France, Le Progres/Depeches, October 3
Gourmelon, Mo Stephan Balkenhol, exhibition review, Musee Departemental d’Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, France, Beaux Arts Magazine (Paris) 125 July-August, pp.96-97

1993 Kalkhaven NL Dordrecht: 51 Grad 48′-0 Grad 40′, Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, statement in English and Dutch by Stephan Balkenhol
Karl-Rottluff Stipendium, Städtische Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany, introduction by Jurgen Harten and Klaus Heinrich Kohrs
Stephan Balkenhol: Vier Männer auf Bojen, Kulturbehörde Hamburg
Stephan Balkenhol: Skulpturen 93, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem
Messler. Norbert Stephan Balkenhol, exhibition review, Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Artforum 32, December, pp.91-92
Ammann. Jean-Christophe Stephan Balkenhol: 57 Penguins/57 Pinguine, Parkett 36, pp.66-69
Benezra, Neal Stephan Balkenhol: The Figure as Witness/Die Figur als stummer Zeuge, Parkett 36 pp.37-41

1992 Doubletake: Collective Memory and Current Art, Hayward Gallery, London, essays by Lynne Cooke, Bice Curiger and Greg Hilty, London: South Bank
Stephan Balkenhol:Uber Menschen und Skulpturen/About Men and Sculpture, texts by Stephan Balkenhol, James Lingwood and Jeff Wall; interviews by Ulrich Ruckriem and Thomas Schutte, Stuttgart: Edition Cantz
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Ammann, Jean-Christophe and Horst Schmitter 57 Pinguine suchen 57 Freunde, advertisement, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, April 30, pp.110-111 Searle, Adrian Not Waving, Not Drowning, Frieze 4, April-May, pp.17-20
Fleissig, Peter Stephan Balkenhol, Juan Munoz at the Hayward, Doubletake and the New Tate Re-Hang, exhibition review, Hayward Gallery, London, City Limits 5, number 12, February-March, pg.18
Stringer, Robin Why Cant You Dummies Just Let Me Be Alone?, Exhibition review, Hayward Gallery, London, London Evening Standard, February 28
Bourriaud, Nicholas Figuration in an Age of Violence, Flash Art, no.162 January-February, pp.87-91
Cork, Richard Do You See What I See? exhibition review, Hayward Gallery, London, The Times (Life and Times section), February 28

1991
Possible Worlds, Stephan Balkenhol interview with Iwona Blazwick, James Lingwood and Andrea Schlieker, ICA/Serpentine Gallery, London
Karl August Burckhardt-Koechlin Fonds: Zeichnungen des 20. Jahrhundert. biography by Patricia Nussbaum, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Stephan Balkenhol, text by Jorg Johnen, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Stephan Balkenhol, Skulpturen im Stadelgarten, Galerie in Stadel, Frankfurt/Main, Ursula Gzechca-Mohr, Stephan Balkenhol
Hamburg Abroad, text by Janis Mink, European Visual Arts Centre at Ipswich, Ipswich, UK
Autonome Menschen, Jörg Johnen, Stephan Balkenhol, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
Decter, Joshua Seven Women, exhibition review, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, New York, Arts Magazine 65, number 9, May, pg.103

1990
Stephan Balkenhol, Zeichungen und Entwurfe fur Skulpturen 1990, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium
Possible Worlds: Sculpture from Europe, interview by Iwona Blazwick, James Lingwood and Andrea Schlieker, ICA/Serpentine Gallery London
Stephan Balkenhol: Zeichnungen 1990 und Entwurfe fur Skulpturen, Deweer Art Gallery, Otegem, Belgium

1989
Die Umkerung von Pygmalions Traum, Gunter Gerken, Bremmer Kunstpreis ’89, Kunstverein und Kunsthalle, Bremen, Germany
Sei Artisti Tedeschi, Gregori Magnani, Stephan Balkenhol, Castello di Rivara, Torino, Italy
Nymphenburger Schlosspark, organized by Kunstverein Munchen in co-operation with Bayerische Verwaltung der Staatlichen Schlosser, Garten und Seen, Munich, Germany
Das Goldene Zimmer, text by Rudiger Schottle
Skulptur und Werkidee bei Stephan Balkenhol, Dirk Teuber, Stephen Balkenhol

1988
Stephan Balkenhol, Jean-Christophe Ammann, Stephan Balkenhol, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
Deutsche Kunst der spaten 80er Jarhe, Rainer Crone, Stephan Balkenhol (introduction), David A. Ross, Jurgen Harten, Stadtische Kunsthalle und Kunstsammlung Nordrheim-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Cologne, Germany
Binationale: German Art of the Late 80’s/American Art of the Late 80’s, interview by Marie Luise Syring and Christiane Vielhaber. Cologne: DuMont, Stadtisches Kunsthalle Dusseldorf, Dusseldorf, Germany
Bezugspunkte im Werk von Stephan Balkenhol, Jeff Wall, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland

1987
E en keuze: Hedendaagse kunst uit Europa/A Choice: Contemporary Art from Europe, Kunstrai 1987, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stephan Balkenhol, Anmerkungen zur Arbeit von Stephan Balkenhol, Wilhem Bojescul; Balkenhols Standbilder, Gerdes Ludger, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Menschen bidder von Gerhard Richter und Stephan Balkenhol, Gunther Gerken, Neue Kunst in Hamburg 1987, Hamburg, Germany

1985
Stephan Balkenhol-Skulpturen, Ulrich Ruckriem, Stephan Balkenhol, Ausstellungshallen Mathildenhöne, Darmstradt, Germany

1983
Impulse 1, Dietrich Helms, Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach, Germany

 

2007
Woman with blond hair, 2008, poplar wood, paint, 28 x 30 x 4 cm
'Man with black hair', 2008, poplar wood, paint, 28 x 30 x 4 cm
'Man with red shirt', Painted wood; 162 x 40 x 40 cm
'Man with red shirt' (Detail), Painted wood; 162 x 40 x 40 cm
'Man with red shirt' (Detail), Painted wood; 162 x 40 x 40 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm
‘U.T.’, 2008, charcoal on paper, 32 x 24 cm