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Düsseldorf-based Hans-Peter Feldmann is a passionate collector of images and stories, an original thinker and one of the first conceptual artists. Since the sixties, he has been collecting, producing, and exhibiting photographs, combining the humor of American conceptual artists like John Baldessari and Richard Prince with the gravitas of Germans like Gerhard Richter. His relationship to the art world has been eccentric; in 1980, he destroyed most of his work and went into early retirement, only to pick up, a decade later, more or less exactly where he left off. Hans-Peter Feldmann was the recipient of the 2010 Hugo Boss Award, with an accompanying exhibition at the Guggenheim Museum, New York. His work has recently been featured in exhibitions at Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Kempner Art Museum St. Louis, MOCAD, Detroit, Serpentine Gallery, London, and the Museum of Modern Art, New York in 2017. His work has been shown internationally for over 40 years. Feldmann lives and works in Düsseldorf.


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2017      "100 Years", Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

2016      C/O, Berlin, Germany

              Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2015      Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

              Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humblebæk, Denmark

              Nouveau Musée National de Monaco, Monaco, France

2013      Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany

               Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2012      Serpentine Gallery, London, UK

              Bass Museum, Miami, FL

              Sao Paolo Biennial, Sao Paolo, Brazil

2011      Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY

              “Light Years Conceptual Art and the Photograph 1964-1977”, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

2010      Konsthall Malmo, Malmo, Sweden

               Museo Centro De Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

2009      “Fare Mundi”, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

1993      Guggenheim Museum Soho, New York, NY

1992      Musee d'Arte Moderne de la Ville, Paris, France




2010      Hugo Boss Award




Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA

Hirschhorn Museum, Washinton D.C.

Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Tate, London, UK