Jens Kothe

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Born 1985, lives and works in Bochum, Germany, 2013-17: masterclass of Andreas Gursky, Academy Düsseldorf, 2009-2011: National Sculptor School, Oberammergau, 2007-09: TU Dortmund, Architecture.

Selected Exhibitions:

2022

Solo exhibition at Downs & Ross, New York City, USA

Solo exhibition at Kunstverein Heppenheim

2021

High End group exhibition at Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden, Germany (Juli/August)

Group exhbition at Museum Bochum, Germany (Juli-Sept)

2-person presentation at Art Cologne (Nov)

Ehrenfeld group exhibition at Berthold Pott, Cologne

2020

The missing link, group exhibition curated by Philippe van Cauteren, Platform 6a, Otegem, Belgium

Group exhibition at Museum Ostwall, Dortmunder U, Germany

„Squish“ at Efremidis, Berlin (with Carlotta Bailly-Borg, Christiane Blattmann, Lindsay Lawson, Teresa Solar, Jens Kothe) (March-June 2020)

„Drink Liquid“ at Kunsthaus Essen, with Tammo Lünemann, Jens Kothe and Kai Borsutzky (Jan-May 2020)

„automatic“ with Jens Kothe, Benoit Platéus, Xavier Mary at Barbé Urbain, Gent, Belgium (March-June 2020)

2019

solo exhibition „Element System“ at Berthold Pott, Cologne

solo exhibition Jens Kothe at Pfirsich, Cologne, Germany

group exhibition „On intimacy“ at RFK, Düsseldorf

2018

group exhibition „Insane in the membrane“ at Philara Collection, Düsseldorf with Vivian Greven, Jens Kothe, Raphaela Vogel, Hannah Levy, Oliver Laric, Isabella Fürnkäs,…,

group exhibition „Die Grosse“ at Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf

2017

solo exhibition „Jens Kothe“ at Hyperraum E.V. Bochum

solo exhibition „Jens Kothe“ at Kunsthalle Bochum

2015

group exhibition Ruhrtriennale Bochum (group, 2015),

2014

group exhibition „En el Castillo“ at Museo Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo, Spain

Examples Work / Exhibitions:

Jens Kothe „Ehrenfeld“ at Berthold Pott Cologne (April/May 2021)
Jens Kothe „Ehrenfeld“ at Berthold Pott Cologne (April/May 2021)
Detail
Jens Kothe „Ehrenfeld“ at Berthold Pott Cologne, April/May 2021
Detail
Jens Kothe, Stressed Membranes, 2020, ca. 190 x 125 x 12 cm
Detail of Stressed Membranes, Jens Kothe, 2020
Jens Kothe, 2020, Stressed Membranes
Detail of Stressed Membranes, Jens Kothe, 2020
Jens Kothe, 2019, bench
Detail of bench, Jens Kothe, 2019
Installation view museum Dortmunder U, Dortmund, 2020, Germany
Installation view museum Dortmunder U, Dortmund, 2020, Germany
Installation view museum Dortmunder U, Dortmund, 2020, Germany
Installation view „Homeland III“ at Berthold Pott, Cologne (June 2020):
Installation view „Homeland III“ at Berthold Pott, Cologne (June 2020):
Jens Kothe, 2019, Stressed Membranes
Detail Stressed Membranes, Jens Kothe, 2019
Installation views „Squish“ at Efremidis, Berlin (Feb-June 2020): work on the wall by Jens Kothe, sculpture in front by Lindsay Lawson
Jens Kothe at „Drink Liquid“, Kunsthaus Essen, Jan-March 2020
Jens Kothe at „Drink Liquid“, Kunsthaus Essen, Jan-March 2020
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019
Jens Kothe „Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott Cologne, June/July 2019

Installation views Jens Kothe at PHILARA Collection Düsseldorf „Insane in the membrane“ with Rebekka Benzenberg, Isabella Fürnkäs, Simon Fujiwara, Vivian Greven, Jens Kothe, Oliver Laric, Hannah Levy, Anna Virnich, Raphaela Vogel, Nov 2018 – Jan 2019:

Jens Kothe at Philara Collection, Düsseldorf „Insane in the membrane“, Nov 2018 – Jan 2019
(left: Hannah Levy, middle: Rebekka Benzenberg, right: Jens Kothe)
Jens Kothe at Philara Collection, Düsseldorf „Insane in the membrane“, Nov 2018 – Jan 2019
(left: Anna Virnich, middle: Hannah Levy, right: Jens Kothe)
Jens Kothe at Philara Collection, Düsseldorf „Insane in the membrane“, Nov 2018 – Jan 2019
Jens Kothe, solo exhibition at Kunsthalle Bochum, 2017
Jens Kothe, solo exhibition at Kunsthalle Bochum, 2017

 

JENS KOTHE (full CV)

Born 1985, lives and works in Bochum and Düsseldorf, Germany

 

Education

2017

Masterclass Andreas Gursky, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

2012-2017      

Kunstakademie Düsseldorf / Academy of Arts Düsseldorf, Germany

2009-2012

National Sculpture School, Oberammergau

2007-2009

TU (University) Dortmund, Architecture

 

Scholarships

2018

Stiftung Kunstfonds Bonn

 

Exhibitions (selected)

2021

Solo exhibition at Kunstverein Heppenheim, Germany

„High End“ at museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden, Germany

2020

Group exhibition at museum Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany

„Squish“ at Efremidis Berlin, with Carlotta Bailly-Borg, Christiane Blattmann, Lindsay Lawson, Teresa Solar, Jens Kothe, Feb-April 2020

„Drink Liquid“ at Kunsthaus Essen, Germany, with Jens Kothe, Tammo Lünemann, Kai Borsutzky (Jan-March 2020)

2019

„Element System“, solo exhibition at Berthold Pott, Cologne (June/July), Germany

„Jens Kothe“, solo exhibition at Pfirsich, Cologne, Germany

Art Berlin, group presentation Berthold Pott, Sept. 2019

2018

„Insane in the membrane“, group exhibition with Vivian Greven, Jens Kothe, Simon Fujiwara, Oliver Laric, Hannah Levy, Raphaela Vogel, Anna Virnich at Philare Collection Düsseldorf, Germany

„Die Grosse“, group exhibition at Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany

„Jens Kothe“, solo exhibition at Hyperraum e.V., Bochum, Germany

2017

„Exposition Collective“ at Goethe-Institut Paris, France

„Bobiennale“, Kunstfestival Bochum, Germany

„Kunstakademie Düsseldorf at McKinsey & Company, Düsseldorf, Germany

„Jens Kothe“, solo exhibition at Kunsthalle Bochum, Germany

2016

„Mehr Bein“, solo exhibition at Project Space Worringer Str. 57, Düsseldorf, Germany

„Die Grosse“, group exhibition at Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, class of Andreas Gursky

2015

„Smart Casual“, group exhibition at Cubus Kunsthalle, Duisburg, Germany

Ruhrtriennale „Ausstellungsstück“, Bochum, Germany

2014

„En el castillo“, group exhibition at Museo Internacional de Arte Contemporaneo, Spain