born in 1966 in Cologne, Germany

lives and works in Berlin, Germany


1992 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf

Public collections

Sammlung Goetz, Munich

Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo

Saatchi Collection, London

Skulpturenpark, Tilburg

Museum of Modern Art, New York

FRAC Champagne, Reims

Solo Exhibitions

  • Senza Fine, Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
  • Freitag der 13., Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
  • Gregor Hildebrandt | Lothar Hempel: Tell Me About Me, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid
  • Tropenkoller, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
  • PEOPLE LIKE YOU MAKE IT EASY, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Luggage and Observations, Galerie Klaus Gerrit Friese, Stuttgart
  • Songs for the Blind, Hezi Cohen Gallery, Tel Aviv
  • Loneliness is a cloak you wear, a deep shade of blue is always there, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
  • Art Basel Parcours, Museum Kleines Klingental, Basel
  • The Story of the Old New Girls, Art:Concept, Paris
  • Opium, La Conservera, Ceuti
  • Suedehead, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Silberblick / Squint, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
  • Lothar Hempel: ZOO, Sadler's Wells, London
  • Pyramix Pix, c/o – Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
  • Kats, Nerves, Shadows & Gin, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Rise and Fall, MGM, Oslo
  • Cafe Kaputt, Gio Marconi, Milan
  • Casanova & Other Problems, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
  • Casanova, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin
  • Signal, Galerie Art: Concept, Paris
  • Alphabet City, Magasin – Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble
  • Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
  • Effetti Speciali, Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
  • Vanessa Baird - Me, myself and the other one, Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
  • Umbrella, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Tarantella, Bar Ornella, Cologne
  • Casa Musica (extrema), Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
  • Butterfly, c/o Alte Gerhardsen, Art Nova, Art Basel Miami Beach, Miami
  • Fieber/Fever: 5 New Paintings and Other Stories, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Ikarus, Art:Concept, Paris
  • On The Olympus, Unlimited Contemporary Art, Athens
  • Versteck!, with Petra Hollenbach, Parkhaus, Düsseldorf
  • Der Gesang der Vögel ist Sinnlos! (The Song of the Bird is Nonsense), Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Diamanten, c/o Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
  • Fleisch: Maschine, Magnani, London
  • Concentrations 42, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas
  • Propaganda, Institute of Contemporary Art (ICA), London
  • Wespennest, Dallas Museum, Dallas
  • Magnet, Art:Concept, Paris
  • Das Orakel l’chelt. das Orakel lacht. das Orakel l’chelt, Ars Futura Galerie, Zurich
  • An Schlaf ist Nicht zu Denken, Lab of Gravity, Hamburg
  • Wespennest (Wasps Nest), Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Amerika Verschwindet nur das Lächeln Bleibt (America Disappears Only the Smile Remains), Anton Kern, New York
  • KAPUTT und die Folgen (Kaputt and the Consequences), Robert Prime, London
  • Videos, Centre Saint Gervais, Geneva
  • Ein Sandstrand voll Glas (A Beach Full of Glass), Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
  • Kunstschnee will Schmelzen, Bureau Amsterdam, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
  • Samstag Morgen, Zuckersumpf, Robert Prime, London
  • This Bittersweet Disaster, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Strom, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • FRAC Languedoc Roussillon, Montpellier
  • The Bienenkorb Times, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
  • LOW, Artistbooth, Cologne Art Fair, Cologne
  • LA BOUM, with Thorsten Slama, New Reality Mix, Stockholm
  • OMRON, six videos by Lothar Hempel, Preview Theatre Wardour Street, London
  • Bewegungslehre (No Future), Buchholz und Buchholz, Cologne
  • 240 Minuten, with George Graw, Galerie Esther Schipper, Cologne

Group Exhibitions

  • DOMINO 3, Salve, Berlin
  • Tales of Manhattan, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Studio Berlin, Berghain, Berlin
  • Restons Unis: Grands Soirs et Petits Matins, Galerie Perrotin, Paris
  • where are we now, Nymphius Projekte, Berlin
  • Modern Sculpture, Galería Casado Santapau, Madrid
  • IMPLOSION 20. Celebrating 20 Years, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Theories of Modern Art, Modern Art, London
  • LA VA, Uwe Henneken & Lothar Hempel, Appartement, Paris
  • Love, Nymphius Projekte, Berlin
  • The Kaunas Biennial, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, Kauno, Latvia
  • Image Objects, Public Art Fund, City Hall Park, New York
  • Luggage and Observations, Galerie Klaus Gerrit Friese, Stuttgart
  • Ceremonie, curated by Timothee Chaillou, Melinda Gloss, Paris
  • Experience Pommery #11, curated by Florence Derieux, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
  • Voice of The Triangle, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
  • Experience Pommery, Domaine Pommery, Reims
  • It’s Always Summer on the Inside, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Blind Cut, Marlborough Chelsea, New York
  • Without Hope, Without Fear, Mottahedan Projects, Al Quoz, Dubai
  • Tomorrow, Die Bastei, Cologne
  • Accrocharge, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
  • Herzliya Biennial for Contemporary Art, Herzliya
  • Space Oddity, CCA Andratx, Mallorca
  • The Bell Show, Lüttgenmeijer, Berlin
  • portraits & faces, heldart, Berlin
  • Synecdoche, Bourouina Gallery, Berlin
  • IDEOLECT, curated by Dirk Snauwaert, as part of the festival “Poetry in double time. A small lovely rustling Revolution”, various locations, Bruges
  • Crosstown Traffic, Wentrup, Berlin
  • Cinematique, esthetique, politique, hermetique, Art:Concept, Paris
  • Qui Es-Tu Peter? (Who Are You Peter?), Louis Vuitton Cultural Space, Paris
  • The Artist’s Museum, Museum of Contemporary Art Los Angeles, Los Angeles
  • Storytellers, Centre d'art contemporain / Passages, Troyes
  • Plus Ultra - Opere dalla Collezione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, MACRO, Testaccio, Rome
  • Art by the Sea, Beaufort 03, Triennial for Contemporary Art, Ostend
  • SCULPTURE SHOW, Eastside Projects, Birmingham
  • Jean-Luc Blanc: Opéra Rock, curated by Alexis Vaillant, CAPC Musée d`Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux
  • Heaven, Athens Biennale, Athens
  • Biennale Estuaire Nantes - St. Nazaires, Fond régional d`Art Contemporain des Pays de la Loire / Hangar à bananes, St. Nazaire
  • Art Foundation Mallorca, Centro Cultural, Andratx CCA, Andratx
  • Festival de la creation du Centre Pompidou, Conciergerie, Paris
  • Birds love fish, CHERT, Berlin
  • Un Plan simple, Maison populaire, Centre d’art Mira Phalaina, Paris-Montreuil
  • Sphinxx, curated by Alexis Vaillant, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
  • 7th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
  • A show of many parts, each part more spectacular and elaborate than the last, curated by Kirsty Ogg, The City Gallery, Leicester
  • Martian Museum of Terrestrial Art, Barbican Art Gallery, London
  • Lustwarande 08 - Wanderland, Tilburg
  • La Fete Est Permanente / The Eternal Network, FRAC – Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
  • Art Berlin Contemporary 2008, Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
  • Family and Friends, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Lust warande, Skulpturenpark, Tilburg
  • Mistery of the Invisible Clock, curated by Joshua Nathanson, Karyn Lovegrove House, Hancock Park, Los Angeles
  • Effigies, Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
  • Pale Carnage, Arnolfini, Bristol, touring to Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee
  • Half square, half crazy / À demi carré, à demi fou, Centre National d’Art Contemporain de la Villa Arson, Nice
  • Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative, curated by Jens Hoffmann, Thomas Dane Gallery, London
  • Galleri MGM, Oslo
  • Imagination becomes Reality. Werke aus der Sammlung Goetz, ZKM – Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe
  • L.A. Desire, Dennis Kimmerich, Düsseldorf
  • The Triumph of Painting - Part 4, The Saatchi Gallery, London & Leeds City Art Gallery, Leeds
  • Implosion, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Pelouses autorisees, Parc de la Villette, Paris
  • Angela Bulloch, A K Dolven, Olafur Eliasson, Ceal Floyer, Liam Gillick, Lothar Hempel, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Galleri MGM, Oslo
  • I Love My Scene: Scene 1, curated by Jose Freire, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
  • Growing Up Absurd, Kent Institute of Art and Design, Kent
  • The Difference between you and me, The Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne
  • Imagination becomes Reality, Part II. Painting Surface Space, Sammlung Goetz, Munich
  • Bidibidobidiboo, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
  • World artists now!, Bijutsu Shuppan-Sha, Tokyo
  • Tombola, Kjubh, Cologne, Germany
  • She’s Come Undone, curated by Augusto Arbizo, Artemis Greenberg Van Doren Gallery, New York
  • Now is a Good Time, curated by Dean Valentine, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
  • The Snow Show, Tate Liverpool, London
  • The Snow Show, curated by Lance Fung, Cities of Kemi and Rovaniemi, Lapland
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm, Millers Terrace, London
  • The Drawing Project, Vamiali’s, Athens
  • Creative Growth, CCA, San Francisco
  • Dark Shadows, Marc Foxx Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Michael Kohn Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Hands Up, Baby, Hands Up! 160 Jahre Oldenburger Kunstverein, 160 Arbeiten auf Papier, Oldenburger Kunstverein, Oldenburg
  • Schöne Aussicht, Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne
  • It’s Unfair!, Museum de Pavilijoens, Almere
  • Accrochage, Atle Gerhardsen, Berlin
  • Internationales Netzwerk, Fluxus und die Folgen, Karstadt Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden
  • Les vertus sont des titres, les souffrances sont des droits. Exposition de la collection du Frac Poitou-Charentes, Hotel Saint-Simon / Theatre d’Angouleme, Angouleme
  • A New Horizon, Art:Concept, Paris
  • Uniform: Order and Disorder, P.S.1, New York
  • Und Keiner Hinkt 22 Wege vom Schwegler Wegzukommen, Museum Kurhaus Kleve; Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf,
  • Drawings, Galeria Sales, Rome
  • I LOVE New York, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Beauty Of Intimacy - Lens and Paper, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck
  • Age of Influence: Reflections in the Mirror of American Culture, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • 10 Jahre Ars Futura, Ars Futura, Zurich
  • Portraits, Thomas Rehbein Galerie, Cologne
  • Beauty of Intimacy? - Lens and Paper: The Loudon Collection, Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag; Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
  • Titles for Drawings, AC Project Room, January, New York
  • oldNEWtOWn, Casey Kaplan, January, New York
  • Who, if not we?, curated by Yilmaz Dziewior, Elizabeth Cherry Contemporary Art, Tucson
  • Nur Wasser Lasst sich Leichter Schneiden, Projektraum Hafen, Hamburg
  • Dessins, Forde Gallery, Geneva
  • A Radiant Future, Forde – Espace d’art contemporain, Geneva
  • Officina Europa, Galeria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna
  • Conspirazione, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
  • Roommates, Van Loon Museum Amsterdam
  • Yesterday Begins Tomorrow: Ideals, Dreams, and the Contemporary Awakening, curated by Francesco Bonami, Bard College, New York
  • Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
  • El NiÑo, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
  • ars viva 98/99 - Installationen, Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen Cottbus; Kunstverein Braunschweig; Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
  • Zone, Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
  • Group Show: Painting, Photography, Drawing, Anton Kern Gallery, New York
  • Aura, (with Walter Dahn, Rosemarie Trockel & Dirk Bell) Galerie Ars Futura, Zurich
  • X 2, Wiener Secession, Vienna
  • Panic, ICA, London
  • Palais des Beaux Arts, Brussels
  • Surprised, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg
  • Bring your own Walkman, W 139, Amsterdam
  • Delta, a geographical expression, curated by Francesco Bonami, Musèe d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  • Cologne show, Goethe Institut, Turin
  • Glockengeschrei nach Deutz, das Beste aller Seiten!, Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
  • This really nice, a project with students from the Royal Academy of Arts, Aircondition, Copenhagen
  • *TRAFFIC, curated by Nicolas Bourriaud, CAPC Musée, Bordeaux
  • PUSH UPS, The Factory, Athens
  • AUTO REVERSE 2, Le Magasin, Grenoble
  • How Will We behave?, Robert Prime Gallery, London
  • Escape Attempts, curated by Simon Sheik and Globe, Christiania, Copenhagen
  • Atomic!, Oberwelt Galerie, Stuttgart
  • Auto Reverse, Centre Européen de la Culture, Geneva
  • The Video Collection, Filmfestival Knokke, Knokke
  • Figures, Le Parvis, Centre Meridien, Ibos
  • The Moral Maze (Labyrinthe Morale), curated by Liam Gillick and Philippe Parreno, le Consortium, Dijon
  • Stoppage, curated by Liam Gillick, CCC Tours, Villa Arson, Nice
  • I Confess, Nicolay Art Center, Copenhagen
  • Purple 8 1/2, curated by Purple Prose, Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris
  • L’Hiver de l’Amour, Part 2, PS 1, New York
  • Aperto, previously unreleased!, curated by Sabrina Grassi, APAC, Nevers
  • Photomontage, le Consortium, Dijon
  • X/Y, curated by Christine van Asche, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  • Palast der Künste, Utopie macht endlose, (Lotus Club), Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
  • Sonne München, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
  • Homegrown, Lotus Club, Cologne
  • Grand Prix, Air de Paris, Nice
  • L’Hiver de l’Amour, Musée d’art Contemporain de la Ville de Paris, Paris
  • Rue des Marins, Air de Paris, Nice
  • Residence Secondaire, Galerie Sabrina Grassi, Paris
  • 20, curated by Tomaso Corvi-Mora, Galleria Pascale Laccese, Milan
  • Caravanserai, Galerie W 139, Amsterdam
  • Henry Bond, Olafur Eliasson, Lothar Hempel, Saga Basement, Copenhagen
  • Das Studium der Kunstgeschichte..., Schleifschnecke, Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Stuttgart
  • Miniatures, the Agency, London
  • Mixbild, Galerie Esther Schipper und Michael Krome, Cologne
  • 13 Levels of Meaning, with Henry Bond, Ars Futura, Zurich
  • Atomic, Neurotic, Exstatic, curated by Hendrik Larsson, The New ROOM, Guteborg
  • Some artists I've been thinking about who fall under the title of: Wouldn't it be more pluralistic to embrace turmoil and/or violence?, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
  • Galerie Esther Schipper at the Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica
  • Biennale di Venezia, APERTO, Venice
  • Summer Show, Galerie Esther Schipper, Cologne
  • Future Book Collection, Air de Nice, Nice
  • Fuck the System, Villa Rossi, Lucca
  • Food for Thought, curated by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Franklin Furnace, New York
  • Phenylovethylamour, Unfair 1993, project by Lothar Hempel and Carsten Hoeller, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
  • Unplugged, curated by Nicholas Bourriaud, Inter Conti, Cologne
  • jeder kind is van marmer, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam
  • Christmasshop, Air de Paris, Paris
  • Video, Galerie Sabrina Grassi, Paris
  • 7e Semaine Internationale de Video (S.I.V.), Centre pour l’Image contemporaine Saint-Gervais, Geneva
  • Prince, Madonna, Marky Mark & Cinderella, Ancient Etablissement Sacré, Liège
  • Paradise Europa, BIZART, Copenhagen
  • Tattoo Collection, Air de Paris & Urbi et Orbi at the Jennifer Flay Gallery, Paris; Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne; and Andrea Rosen, New York
  • Lying on top of a building the clouds seemed to be nearer then they had when I was the street, Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne and Le Case D'Arte, Milan
  • Galeria Pasquale Leccese, Milan


  • Kunstverein Reutlingen: Babylonische Malverwirrung, Reutlinger General-Anzeiger, September. 22
  • Allan Kozinn: As Usual, Unusual Offerings From The Kitchen, The New York Times’ ArtsBeat, August 6
  • The Kitchen Sets Fall 2014 Season, Featuring Music, Theater & More, Broadway World, August 6
  • Lothar Hempel, Aubrey Beardsley at Modern Art, Contemporary Art Daily, January
  • Scott Indrisek: Lothar Hempel, in: Modern Painters, November, p. 82-83
  • Wayra Schübel: Gong Show bei Micky Schubert, Bell Show bei Lüttgenmeijer, von Hundert, 03/2011, May
  • Suedehead, Lothar Hempel at Anton Kern, Juxtapoz, October 21
  • Elke Buhr: Aliens im Wunderland, Monopol Magazin, pp. 84–90
  • Francesca Chiacchio: Lothar Hempel alla galleria Giò Marconi di Milano,, January 15
  • Holland Cotter: An Abundance of Room, an Absence of V.I.P. Gloss, in: The New York Times, March 5
  • Ghislaine Dantan: Lothar Hempel, kaput. Art magazine, November 6
  • Rebecca Geldard: Lothar Hempel, TimeOut, June 16
  • Pippa Holt: Art Attack, The Vogue Blog, May 11
  • Meike Jansen: Endloser Tanz, taz – Die Tageszeitung, April 28
  • Anne Reimers: Der Zeitgeist wird in Berlin erfunden,, October 12
  • Laura Schleussner: Lothar Hempel, Flash Art, July-September, p. 112
  • Skye Sherwin: Artist of the week 90: Lothar Hempel,, June 3
  • Antje Wewer: Klein, aber Soho, Monopol Magazin -, August 5
  • Lothar Hempel, von Hundert, June
  • Lothar Hempel,, Jamuary 19
  • Lothar Hempel,, March 20
  • T.J. Carlin: Lothar Hempel, “Kats, Nerves, Shadows & Gin”, in: TimeOut New York, Issue 701, March 5–11
  • Biennalen, Kunstforum International, No. 196, p. 18
  • Kate Butler: Lothar Hempel: Casanova, The Sunday Times, January
  • Antonella Guarracino: Lothar Hempel,, February 13
  • Linde Rohr-Bongard: Die Talsohle ist durchschritten. Eine entspeckte Art Cologne im Aufwind, in: Kunstforum International, No. 191, p. 386
  • Heinz Peter Schwerfel: Schwerfel on Tour: Gwangju-Biennale,, September 5
  • Christabel Stewart: Hollywood Swingin: Lothar Hempel, in: Tank Magazine, Vol. 5, Issue 4, p. 22–23
  • Window Dressed to Impress, The Irish Times, February 27
  • Laura Allsop: Make it new: Pale Carnage, Art:Review, March 1, p. 131
  • François Aubart; Sadie Woods: Lothar Hempel – Alphabet City, in: Archistorm, March/April, n° 24, pp. 18/19
  • Elisa Bonfiglio: Alphabet City. Le suggestioni visive di Lothar Hempel, Kult, February
  • Aude de Bourbon Parme: Lothar Hempel. Franck Scurti, in: Art Actuel, March/April 2007, n° 49, p. 31
  • Jean-Pierre Chambon: 2 artistes ironiques au Magasin, Les Nouvelles de Grenoble, April, n° 109, p. 45
  • Manuel Cirauqui: Memories of a mask, Lapiz, No. 233, May, pp. 66–75
  • Séverine Delrieu: La bonne distance, Le Petit Bulletin, February 21–28, n° 606, p. 4
  • Anaïd Demir: Pop Art & Crafts, Jalouse, March, n° 98, p. 59
  • Jean-Emmanuel Denave: Lothar Hempel, le grand mix, Elle Rhône-Alpes, March 19–26
  • Sarah Jane Downing: How modernism explored a nightmarish new world, in: The Big Issue, March 26–April 1, p. 25
  • Power Ekroth: Lothar Hempel,,, March 13
  • Jill Gasparina: It is over, is it ?, Zéro Deux, Printemps, n° 41, pp. 30/31
  • Minh-An Ha: Lothar Hempel bei c/o – Atle Gerhardsen,, April 27
  • Nina Marie Haugen: Tysk samtid, Dagsavisen, May 9
  • Daphné Le Sergent: Hempel/Scurti et la question du dispositif contemporain,,, March 19
  • Elisabeth Mahoney: Pale Carnage, The Guardian, March 7
  • Paule Martigny: Lothar Hempel. Alphabet City au Magasin, in: Mémoire des Arts, March/April, n° 63, p. 17
  • Valérie de Maulmin: Lothar Hempel et Franck Scurti, deux artistes au Magasin, in: Connaissance des Arts, April
  • Claire Moulène: Lothar Hempel, in: Artforum International, No. 10, Summer, pp. 484–485
  • Michaela Nolte: Lothar Hempel, Der Tagesspiegel, April 28, p. 25
  • Pierre-Emmanuel Nyeborg: Le mélange des genres, Têtu, l’agenda, March, n° 120, p. 22
  • Vincent Pecoil: Lothar Hempel, Flash Art, No. 254, May–June, pp 139f
  • Edouard Pouyet: La ville mise en scène, Sortir le Dauphiné, April 4–10, n° 19406, p. 13
  • Ken Pratt: Lothar Hempel – Endless Journey, WOUND Magazine, No. 1/08, pp. 244–245
  • Lili Reynaud Dewar: Lothar Hempel, Le Magasin, Grenoble, in: Frog Magazine, No. 5, Spring–Summer 2007
  • Brigitte Roussey: Poussez les portes du Magasin, Centre national d’art contemporain de Grenoble, Le Tout Lyon, April 21–28
  • Jean-Louis Roux: Des décors, Mays pas de coup de theatre, in: Les Affiches de Grenoble, March 2–9, n° 4304, pp. 150/151
  • David Shariatmadari: Pale Carnage, Art:Review, May 1. p. 131
  • Lucy Steeds: Pale Carnage, Art Monthly, No. 305, April
  • Nicolas Trembley: Art de Cologne, Numéro, March 2007, n° 81, pp. 120/122
  • Lisa Turvey: Lothar Hempel, in: Artforum International, January, N° 5 XLV, p. 125
  • Maurice Ulrich: La foule et l’idéologie, L’Humanité, March 24
  • Bart Van der Heide: Lothar Hempel, in: Frieze, October 2007
  • Frédérique Verhaeghe: L’art in situ, l’art in city, in: Le Dauphiné Libéré Dimanche, February 11, n° 2801, p. 9
  • Lothar Hempel, L’Officiel Galeries et Musées, January 15–March 15, n° 20, p. 7
  • Lothar Hempel et Franck Scurti, Les Inrockuptibles, February 6–12, n° 584, p. 76
  • Alphabet City, Jasmin, February 19–25, n° 18, p. 38
  • Alphabet City de Lothar Hempel, Les Inrockuptibles, May 8–14, n° 597, p. 75
  • Lothar Hempel, Isère Magazine, April, n° 81, p. 43
  • Lothar Hempel – Franck Scurti, Sortir Ici et Ailleurs, April / June
  • Arnolfini, Bristol Magazine, April 1, p. 32
  • Pale Carnage, Metro, February 22
  • 18. Benefiz-Kunstauktion erlöste 106.000 Euro, Social Times, April 18
  • The Artists´ Artist, Best of 2007, Artforum, December 1, p. 125
  • The Art Newspaper, Weekend 8/9, Dec (ill. frontpage)
  • Ken Johnson: I Love My Scene: Scene 1, The New York Times, February 17
  • Edward Leffingwell: Group Exhibitions at Mary Boone, Art in America, June–July
  • What’s On, The Art Newspaper, No. 169, Mai
  • Noah Chasim: Marvel and Fieber/Fever, Time Out New York Magazine, January 13–19, p. 57
  • Peter Chapman: Rhinegold – Art from Cologne, The Independent, London, June 6
  • Matthew Gurewitsch: The Snow Show, Scandinavian Review, July 1
  • Sue Hubbard: The Ego has landed,in: The Independent, London, July 13
  • Julia Dawson: The Snow Show, The Architectural Review, April 1
  • Melissa Gronlund: Lothar Hempel, Contemporary, No. 52, p. 76
  • Fabian Stech: Ich bin eine Frau, ich lebe in meinem Jahrhundert, ich bin Feministin, Ein Gespräch mit Sylvie Fleury, Kunstforum International, No. 167, p. 208
  • Morgan Falconer: London: ICA / Lothar Hempel: Propaganda, In: Contemporary. Rubrique Review, Novembre 2002, p. 84
  • Fisun Grüner: Don´t Believe the Hype, Metro, London, September 24
  • Nick Hackworth: Making Light of Heavy Themes, in: The Evening Standard, London, September 25
  • Heinz-Norbert Jocks: "Mich interessiert Kunst, die Wirklichkeit reflektiert" . Ein Gespräch mit Yilmaz Dziewior, Leiter des Kunstvereins in Hamburg, Kunstforum International, No. 158, p. 392
  • Vincent Pécoil: Lothar Hempel at Art: Concept, Paris, arttext, Spring
  • John Russel Taylor: Road from Nowhere, in: The Times, London, September 25
  • Benjamin Weil: Lothar Hempel, Flash Art, May–June
  • Lothar Hempel, ICA. ARTPREVIEW, September
  • Lothar Hempel, I-D Magazine, September
  • Johannes Meinhardt: The Beauty of Intimacy - Lens and Paper, Kunstforum International, No. 157, p. 356
  • Roberta Smith: A Benefit for ‘ers of Art and New York, The New York Times, November 1
  • Deutsche Galeristen in New York, Handelsblatt, August 10
  • Jörn Ebner: Lothar Hempel, artist – Kunstmagazin no. 43, February, pp. 30–33
  • Amine Haase: Bad-Rituale und Biennale-Beiträge. Ein Gespräch mit Andreas Dornbracht, Kunstforum International, No. 153, p. 435
  • Justin Hoffmann: Lothar Hempel. ars Futura Galerie, Zürich, Kunstforum International, No. 150, S. 430
  • Justin Hoffmann: Lothar Hempel, Kunstforum, Bd. 150, April–Juni, p. 430
  • Kunst-Szenen/Lothar Hempel, Neue Züricher Zeitung, January 19
  • Michael Archer: Lothar Hempel. Robert Prime, Art Monthly, no. 225, April, pp. 29–30
  • Bill Arning: Lothar Hempel: America Disappears / Only the Smile Remains, Anton Kern, Time Out New York, April 29–May 6, p. 65
  • Jennifer Higgie: Let’s get lost. Jennifer Higgie on Lothar Hempel, frieze, issue 48, September–October, pp. 86–89
  • Alice Koegel: Statements 003.99. Douglas Gordon, Lothar Hempel, Rosemarie Trockel und Benjamin von Stuckrad-Barre, Kunstforum International, No. 144, p. 366
  • Martin Pesch: Installationen. Portikus, Kunstforum International, No. 145, p. 380
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