Philipp Fürhofer

Chronology

Biography

1982Born in Augsburg, Germany
2002-07Studied fine arts at the Universität der Künste, Berlin
2008Meisterschüler of Hans-Jürgen Diehl
  
Lives and works in Berlin.
  

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018Walpurgisnacht, Galerie Judin, Berlin
2017[Dis]connect, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main
2016Shadows of Delight, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich
Reflexzone, Augsburger Kunstverein, Augsburg
2015In Light of the Hidden, Galerie Judin, Berlin
2014Diasphere, Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich
2013Akt II/4, 285 Watt, exhibition as part of „selected“, VG & S Art Development, Hamburg
On/Off Relations, Schmidt & Handrup, Cologne
2012Breakthrough, Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich
“...und immer nur Spuren von möglichen Welten...”, Verein zur Förderung von Kunst und Kultur am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin
2011Hitzefrei, Galerie Carolyn Heinz, Hamburg
2010Plastic Romanticism, Grantpirrie Gallery, Sydney
Missing Links, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
2009 Life Is Out There, NotFair Gallery and Accademia di Brera, Milan, Italy
Artforum Berlin, Galerie Len Brüning, Sektor Focus
Korrespondenz, ein analoger Dialog, with Ina Bierstedt, Hier Projekt, Berlin
Art and Spirit, with Martin Mohr, Karl-Hofer-Gesellschaft, Berlin and Atelier Interroll, Ticino, Switzerland
2008 Transference, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
Meisterschülerausstellung, Universität der Künste, Berlin
2007 HerZeigen, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
  

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018Du bist Faust – Goethes Drama in der Kunst, Kunsthalle München, Munich
2017Under Construction, Schau Fenster, Berlin
Fountain of Youth, Galerie Reiter, Leipzig
2016Höhenrausch, Galerie Eigen+Art Lab, Berlin
Mirrors: Spiegelungen, Projektionen, Reflexionen, Künstlerhaus Dortmund, Dortmund
Elective Affinities: German Art Since the Late 1960s, Arsenal Fine Arts Museum, Riga
2015There is Never a Stopp and Never a Finish, Kreuzberg Pavillon, Berlin
2013Between Appropration and Intervention, Kunstraum Kreuzberg
Rohkunstbau XIX: Moral, Kulturschloss Roskow, Brandenburg, Germany
2012Material Matters, prinz-georg \/\/ raum für kunst, Berlin
Auction exhibition of the Hamburgische Kulturstiftung, Museen für Kunst und Gewerbe, Hamburg
2011Between Appropration and Intervention, Kunstverein Kristiansand, Norway
Award holder’s exhibition of Sommer.Frische.Kunst, Bad Gastein, Austria
2010Enlightenment, Verein zur Förderung von Kunst und Kultur am Rosa-Luxemburg-Platz, Berlin
Festival de Beaux Arts, Galerie Sabine Knust , Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Ich weiß was du nicht siehst, Kunstraum Kreuzberg, Bethanien, Berlin
Transformation, Torstraße 95, Berlin
Künstler der Galerie III, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
2009Werkschau 1, Award holder’s exhibition of Stiftung Kunst:Raum Sylt Quelle
Exotica, Forgotten Bar Project, Berlin
Award holder’s exhibition of Karl-Hofer-Gesellschaft, Berlin and Atelier Interroll, Ticino, Switzerland
Tape Modern 9, Tape Club, Berlin
Künstler der Galerie II, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
2008Auktion, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
Wasistdas, Loft 19, Galerie Suzanne Tarasieve, Paris
2007Variable Dimensions, WilmerHale, Berlin
Auktion, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
Papierarbeiten, Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin
Graduation exhibition, Universität der Künste, Berlin
Kunstprojekt Machnower Straße, Berlin
  

Theater Works

2018Set and costume design for Pelleas and Melisande by Claude Debussy at Glyndebourne Festival, Lewes, director: Stefan Herheim
Set and costume design for Carmen by Georges Bizet at Konzert Theater Bern, director: Stephan Märki
2016Stage and costume design for Macbeth by Giuseppe Verdi at Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe, director: Holger Müller-Brandes
Stage and costume design for Pique Dame by Pjotr I. Tschaikowski at the Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam and Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, London, director: Stefan Herheim
Stage design for Der Fliegende Holländer by Richard Wagner at the Finnish National Opera, Helsinki, director: Kasper Holten
2015Stage and costume design for Ariadne auf Naxos by Richard Strauss at Luzerner Theater, Lucerne, director: Holger Müller-Brandes
2014Set design for the opera Alcina by Georg Friedrich Händel; director: Nadja Loschky, conductor: Howard Arman, Luzerner Theater, Luzern, Switzerland
2013Set design for the opera Les vêpres siciliennes, Giuseppe Verdi; director: Stefan Herheim, conductor: Antonio Pappano, Royal Opera House, London (Laurence Olivier Award for Best New Opera Production, 2014)
Set and costume design for the opera The Passenger, Mieczysław Weinberg; director: Holger Müller-Brandes, conductor: Christoph Getschold, Badisches Staatstheater, Karlsruhe
2011Set design for the opera Eugene Onegin, Pjotr Iljitsch Tschaikowski; director: Stefan Herheim, conductor: Mariss Jansons, De Nederlande Opera, Amsterdam
2008Set and costume design for the opera Bluebard’s Castle, Béla Bartók; director: Werner Heinrichmöller, conductor: Panagiotis Papdopoulos, Aedes am Pfefferberg, Berlin
  

Awards and Residencies

2014Laurence Olivier Award – Best Opera Production for Les Vepres Siciliennes, Royal Opera House, London
2011Kunstresidenz Next Gastein, Bad Gastein, Austria
2009Karl-Hofer-Gesellschaft and Atelier Interroll, Ticino, Switzerland
Erwin-Steinblum-Residenz, Kunst:Raum Sylt Quelle and Jozi Art:Lab, Johannesburg
2005Clément-Stiftung, Opernhaus, Zürich
  

Publications

  

Monographs and Catalogues

2016Philipp Fürhofer (Kuenstler – Kritisches Lexikon der Gegenwartskunst 116/24). Neu-Isenburg: Kunstmedien MME
2014Philipp Fürhofer: Diasphere. Edited by Sabine Knust and Matthias Kunz. Texts by Andreas Beitin and Mark Gisbourne. Exh. cat. Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich. Ostfildern: Hatje Cantz
2013Rohkunstbau XIX: Moral. Edited by Ulrike Grelck. Text by Mark Gisbourne. Exh. cat. Kulturschloss Roskow. Roskow: Heinrich-Böll-Stiftung
2012Philipp Fürhofer: Breakthrough. Edited by Bayerisches Nationalmuseum. Text by Gudrun Szczepanek, Exh. cat. Bayerisches Nationalmuseum, Munich. Munich: Bayerisches Nationalmuseum
2011Sommer.Frische.Kunst – Kunstresidenz Bad Gastein, Stipendiaten 2011. Edited by Andrea von Goetz for Tourismusverband Bad Gastein. Text by Julia Ziegenbein. Hamburg: VGS Art
2010Philipp Fürhofer: Missing Links. Edited by Galerie Lena Brüning. Texts by Susanne Prinz and Christine Lemke-Matwey. Exh. cat. Galerie Lena Brüning, Berlin. Berlin: Galerie Lena Brüning