Biography

1974 born in Munich, DE
1995-1997 B.F.A. in Illustration at the Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, US
1997-2003 lives and works in Los Angeles und New York, US
2008-2009 teaches color theory and drawing at the Berlin University of Fine Arts, Berlin, DE
2010 teaches drawing and painting at the Hamburg University of Applied Science, Hamburg, DE
2012-2014 Professor for anatomy and drawing at the HGB Leipzig, DE

since 2013 Ruprecht von Kaufmann lives and works in Berlin, DE


Solo Exhibitions ( Selection )

2021
"Just Before Dawn", Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart, DE

2020
"Inside the Outside", Gutshaus Steglitz, Berlin, DE

2019
"Ruprecht von Kaufmann", Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart, DE
"Die drei Prinzen von Serendip", Kunstsammlung Neubrandenburg, Neubrandenburg, DE
"Inside the Outside", Museen Böttcherstraße, Bremen, DE
"Inside the Outside", United Nations Headquarters, New York, US

2018
"Die Evakuierung des Himmels", Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, DE
"Liederbuch", Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart, DE

2017
"Event Horizon", Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, UK
"Ruprecht von Kaufmann", Galerie Crone, Vienna, AT

2016
"The God of Small and Big Things", Galerie Crone, Berlin, DE
"Phantombild-Blaupause", Nordheimer Scheune, Nordheim, DE

2015
"Grösserbesserschnellermehr", Forum Kunst, Rottweil, DE

2014
"Fabel", Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, DE
"Carna(va)l", Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh-Liesborn, DE

2013
"Die Nacht", Junge Kunst e.V. Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, DE
"Die Nacht", Galerie Rupert Pfab, Dusseldorf, DE

2012
"Der Ozean", Galerie Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin, DE

2011
"Altes Haus", Galerie Rupert Pfab, Dusseldorf, DE
"Zwischenzeit", Neue Galerie Gladbeck, Gladbeck, DE

2010
"Äquator Teil I", Galerie Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin, DE
"Herr Lampe", Bundesbank, Frankfurt, DE

2009
"Nebel", Galerie Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin, DE
"Halbmast", Philara Collection, Dusseldorf, DE

2008
Galerie Rupert Pfab, Dusseldorf, DE

2007
"Eine Übersicht", Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, Berlin, DE

2006
"Bathosphere", Ann Nathan Gallery, Chicago, USA
"Bathosphere", Kunstverein Göttingen, Göttingen, DE
"Als mich mein Steckenpferd fraß", Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin, DE

2005
"Bildwechsel", Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin, DE
"Neue Zeichnungen", Kunstschacht Zeche Zollverein, Essen, DE

2003
"Of Faith and Other Demons", Claire Oliver Fine Arts, New York, US Group


Group Exhibitions ( Selection )

2021
"Gefühle (r)aus! Glocal Emotions", Motorenhalle, Dresden, DE

2020
"Neue Wilde und Andere aus der Sammlung Stefan Neukirchen", Coesfeld, DE

2019
"Metafysica", Haugar Art Museum, Tonsberg, NO
"Birkholm's Echo", Faaborg Museum, Faaborg, DK

2018
"Eros & Thanatos", Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh-Liesborn, DE
"Contemporary Chaos", Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, NO
"Metafysica", Haugar Art Museum, Tønsberg, NO
"Neue Schwarze Romantik", Topičův salón, Prag, CZ
"Neue Schwarze Romantik", Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, AT
"Neue Schwarze Romantik", Galerie der Stadt Backnang, Backnang, DE
"New Frontiers of Painting", Fondazione Stelline, Mailand, IT

2017
"New Black Romanticism", Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
"New Black Romanticism", Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, DE
"New Black Romanticism", Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, AT
"Ecce Creatura", Kallmann Museum, Ismaning, DE 
"Paintingguide NYC", Booth Gallery, New York, US
"New Black Romanticism", Muzeul National de Arta al României, Bucuresti, RO

2016
"Wahlverwandtschaften, German Art since the late 1960s", Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga, LV
"Prozac", KV Glückstadt, Glückstadt, DE

2015
"The Vacancy", Friedrichstr., Berlin, DE
"Kunst Wollen?", openAEG, Nuremberg, DE
"Du sollst Dir (k)ein Bild machen", Berliner Dom, Berlin, DE
"Time Lies", Kino International, Berlin, DE

2014
"The Sea", Brandts Museum, Odense, DK
"Revolution", Rohkunstbau, Roskow, DE
"Waffensichten", Museum Galerie Dachau, Dachau, DE
"Malerei am Rand der Wirklichkeit", Haus am Lützwoplatz, Berlin, DE

2013
"Tierstücke", Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh-Liesborn, DE
"Alles Wasser", Galerie Mikael Anderson, Copenhagen, DK
"Weltenschöpfer", Museum für Bildende Kunst, Leipzig, DE

2012
"Convoy Berlin", Bzarsky Gallery, Budapest, HU

2011
"I am a Berliner", Tel Aviv Museum, Israel, IL

2010
"Werkschau I der Erwine Steinblum Stipendiaten", Kunstraum Sylt:quelle, Rantum/Sylt, DE

2009
"Menschenbilder 1620/2009", Museum Höxter, Höxter, DE

2008
"Daydreams & Dark Sides", Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE

2007
"Stipendiatenausstellung", Konrad-Adenauer-Foundation, Berlin, DE

2006
"Full House", Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, DE
"Gletscherdämmerung", Eres Stiftung, Munich, DE

2003
"RePresenting Representation VI", Arnot Art Museum, New York, US

2002
"The Perception of Appearance", The Frye Art Museum, Seattle, US

2001
"Representing LA", The Frye Art Museum, Seattle, Art Museum of South Texas and Orange County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US


Collections

Collection of the Federal Republic of Germany, DE
Collection of the German Bundestag, DE
Collection of the National Bank of the Federal Republic of Germany, Frankfurt, DE
Collection Ole Faarup, DK 
Colección Solo, Madrid, ES
AmC Collezione Coppola, Vicenza, IT 
Hort Family Collection, New York, US 
Uzyiel Collection, London, UK
Sammlung Philara, Dusseldorf, DE 
Sammlung Hildebrand, Leipzig, DE
Sammlung Holger Friedrich, Berlin, DE 
Sammlung Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh-Liesborn, DE