Biography

1974 born in Munich, Germany
1995-1997 Studies and Bachelor's degree (BFA in Illustration) at the ArtCenter College of Design, Los Angeles, California, United States
1997-2003 lives and works in Los Angeles und New York, United States
2008-2009 Teaching of color theory and drawing at the Berlin University of Fine Arts, Berlin, Germany
2010 Teaching of drawing and painting at the Hamburg University of Applied Science, Hamburg, Germany
2012-2014 Professor for Anatomy and Drawing at the Academy of Fine Arts Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany

Ruprecht von Kaufmann lives and works in Berlin, Germany.


Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2023
"Ruprecht von Kaufmann. Hundert", Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart, DE
"Foreshadow", Bluerider ART, Shanghai, CN

2022
"In the Street", Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, UK
"Monologue", Bluerider ART, Taipei, TW

2021
"Ruprecht von Kaufmann. Just Before Dawn", Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart, DE

2020
"Inside the Outside", Gutshaus Steglitz, Berlin, DE
"The Three Princes of Serendip", Kristin Hjellegjerde Gallery, London, UK

2019
"Augen fest geschlossen", 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, NY, US

2018
"Die Evakuierung des Himmels", Kunsthalle Erfurt, Erfurt, DE
"Ruprecht von Kaufmann. 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, Düsseldorf, DE

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

2011
"Altes Haus", Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf, 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, Düsseldorf, DE

2008
"Ruprecht von Kaufmann", Galerie Rupert Pfab, Düsseldorf, DE

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

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

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

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


Group Exhibitions (selection)

2023
"Medea", Antico Marcato Siracusa, IT

2022
"On the Wall", Building Gallery, Mailand, IT
"Das Eigene im Fremden – Einblicke in die Sammlung Detlev Blenk", Museum Bensheim, DE
"INTERACTION NAPOLI 2022", Fondazione Made in Cloister, Neapel, IT
"DISSONANCE. Platform Germany", Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE

2021
"Art Karlsruhe Selection", Galerie Thomas Fuchs, DE
"Dreamscapes", Cermak Eisenkraft Gallery, Prague, CZ
"Gefühle (r)aus! Glocal Emotions", Motorenhalle, Dresden, DE

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

2019
"Feelings – Kunst und Emotion", Pinakothek der Moderne, München, DE
"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
"Update", Galerie Thomas Fuchs, Stuttgart, DE
"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

2017
"Neue Schwarze Romantik", Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, DE
"Neue Schwarze Romantik", Stadtgalerie Kiel, Kiel, DE
"Neue Schwarze Romantik", Galerie im Traklhaus, Salzburg, AT
"Ecce Creatura", Kallmann Museum, Ismaning, DE
"Paintingguide NYC", Booth Gallery, New York, , NY, US
"Neue Schwarze Romantik", National Museum of Art of Romania, Bukarest, 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, WA, US

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


Collections

Collection Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, DE
Collection of contemporary art 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
Colección Solo, Madrid, ES
Collection Ole Faarup, Copenhagen, DK
AmC Collezione Coppola, Vicenza, IT
Hort Family Collection, New York, NY, US
Uzyiel Collection, London, UK
Collection Philara, Dusseldorf, DE
Collection Hildebrand, Leipzig, DE
Collection Holger Friedrich, Berlin, DE
Collection Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh-Liesborn, DE