Biography

Sophie von Hellermann lives and works in London, UK.

Solo Exhibitions

2020
2019
  • Swirls and Circles, WENTRUP Gallery, Berlin
  • Ileden, Greene Naftali, New York
2018
  • Petri Dishes, Parrasch Heijnen Gallery, Los Angeles
  • New Waves, Pilar Corrias, London
2017
2015
  • After a Fashion – A Play with Fire, Vilma Gold, London
2013
  • Novel Ways, Greene Naftali, New York
  • Elephant in the Room, Firstsite, Colchester
2011
  • Crying for The Sunset, Vilma Gold, London
  • The Lucky Hand, Greene Naftali, New York
2010
  • Who Shall Survive?, Almine Rech, Brussels
  • Sophie von Hellermann & Josh Smith, curated by Anne Pontegnie,Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle, Le Consortium, Dijon
2009
  • Maximus, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
2008
  • Accidental Portraits, Vilma Gold, London
  • Moonch, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
2007
  • Greene Naftali, New York
2006
  • Judgement Day, Chisenhale Gallery, London; Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
  • No Man Good Island (with Brian Griffiths), Vilma Gold Project, Berlin; Patrick De Brock Gallery, Knokke
2005
  • Goddess in the Doorway, Greene Naftali, New York
  • Neuveaux Commanditeurs, Nancy
2004
  • Hot Fusion, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
  • On The Ground, Vilma Gold, London
  • Ghislaine Hussenot Gallery, Paris
  • Jablonka Luhn, Cologne,
  • Vacío 9 Galería de Arte, Madrid
2003
  • Wilkuren, Kunstverein Konstanz, Germany
  • Jablonka Galerie Linn Luhn, Cologne
2001
  • Vusering Hites, Vilma Gold, London
  • Saatchi Gallery Presents Sophie von Hellermann, London
  • Marc Foxx, Los Angeles

Group Exhibitions

2020
2019
  • 3 Zimmer, Küche, Bad, Braunsfelder Family Collection, Köln
  • Drawing Biennial, Drawing Room, London
2017
  • The New Frontiers of Painting, Fondazione Stelline, Milan
2016
  • Jahresgaben 2016, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
2015
  • Works on Paper, Greene Naftali, New York
  • Call and Response, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, New York
  • Jerwood Encounters: The Grantchester Pottery paints the stage, Jerwood Visual Arts, London
  • Die Moderne der Frauen in Deutschland (Empathy and Abstraction: Modernist Women in Germany), Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld
  • Katrin Plavcak and friends: History of Painting Revisited, Function Room, London
  • Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London
  • Present Conditional, Nino Mier, California
2014
  • Imaginary Portraits: Prince Igor, Gallery Met, Metropolitan Opera, New York
  • I Cheer a Dead Man’s Sweetheart, De La Warr Pavillion, Bexhill on Sea
  • Nuite Amricaine, Office Baroque, Brussels
2013
  • Gen X, La Galleria d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea della Repubblica di San Marino, San Marino
  • Folk Devil, David Zwirner, New York
  • Out of the House, Cranford Collection, Fundacion Banco Santander, Madrid
2012
  • Buy My Bananas, Kate Werble Gallery, New York
  • In the disappearing mist, the gift whispers, Focal Point Gallery, Southend
  • Howling at the Moon: The Artist and the Night Sky from Old Masters to Today, Dickinson Fine Art, New York
2011
  • Party Animals, Royal/T, Los Angeles
  • Capitain Pamphile #3, Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
  • Watercolour, Tate Britain, London
  • Der Menschen Klee, Kunst Im Tunnel, Düsseldorf
  • Printemps de Septembre—à Toulouse, Toulouse
  • Outrageous Fortune: Artists Remake the Tarot, Focal Point Gallery, Southend
2010
  • TAG: From 3 to 45. New London Painting, Brown Gallery, London
  • New Art for a New Century: Contemporary Acquisitions, 2000-2010, Orange County Museum of Art, OrangeCounty
  • Pamphile Show: A pictorial novel in pieces, Jet, Berlin; Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
  • The Library of Babel/In and Out of Place, Projectspace 176, London
  • Don Juan in the Village, Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm
2009
  • Sophie von Hellermann and Josh Smith, le Consortium, Dijon, travelled to Museum Dhonts-Dhaenens, Deurle
2008
  • 100 Years, 100 Artists, 100 Works of Art. Art on the Underground, Rochelle School, Shoreditch
  • The Alliance, Do-Art Gallery, Beijing and Seoul
  • Works on Paper by Gallery Artists and Ricci Albenda, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
  • Base-Progetti per l’Arte, Florence
  • Painting Now and Forever, Part II, Greene Naftali and Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
2007
  • Inky Toys Affinitas, Cerealart, Philadelphia
  • Looking Up, Galeria Mario Sequiera, Lisbon
  • Secret Flix, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt
  • Der Ficker, Fortescue Avenue/Jonathan Viner, London
  • White Columns 2007 Benefit Auction and Exhibition, White Columns, New York
  • Art For Opera, Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery, Metropolitan Opera House, New York
  • Looking Up, Galeria Mário Sequeira, Braga
2006
  • Out of Line: Drawings from the Collection of Sherry and Joel Mallin, Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  • Heroines, Arnold and Marie Schwartz Gallery, Metropolitan Opera House, New York
  • Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
  • Olympia (with hobbypopMUSEUM), Public, Paris
2005
  • Sophie von Hellermann & Josh Smith: Collaborations, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York
  • The Hardest Thing To Draw Is A Kiss, Wimbledon School of Art, London
  • Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
  • POST-MoDERN, Greene Naftali, New York
  • Clarke & McDevitt Present, Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin
  • Mystica, hobbypopMUSEUM, Deitch Projects, New York
2004
  • Die Graue Kammer: Pohl, Gursky, hobbypopMUSEUM, Engholm Engelhorn Galerie, Vienna
  • The Drawing Project, Vamiali’s, Athens
  • Mothers, Oh! Art, London
2003
  • Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
  • Art and Mountains, The Alpine Club, London
  • Hydrophobia, Henry Peacock Gallery, London
2002
  • Cher Peintre, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  • De La Peintre!..., Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
  • Immediate Gesture, Lombard Fried Fine Arts, New York
  • Paintings, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
  • Artagents Gallery, Hamburg
  • We all Love . . ., The Mission, London
  • OBERWELTE, Stuttgart
  • Mediated Cooperation, collaboration with Johannes Maier
  • Electric Show, The Great Eastern Hotel, London
2001
  • hobbypop MUSEUM, Düsseldorf, London
  • Abbey Road, Marc Foxx, Los Angeles
  • White Rabbit, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
  • Saatchi Gallery at Underwood Street, London
  • Death to the Fascist Insect That Preys on the Life of the People, Anthonyd’ Offay, London
2000
  • Furore, Vilma Gold Gallery, London
  • Timothy Taylor, London
  • Angel Island, hobbypopMUSEUM at Nicc, Antwerp
1999
  • What you buy is your problem, Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
  • Trouble Spot Painting, Museum vanHedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
  • hobbypopMUSEUM, Düsseldorf
  • Spiel des Lebens, Düsseldorf
1998
  • hobbypop Terror, part of Glut exhibition at Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf
  • Keep on riding - volkstümliche Malerei, Kunstforum, Rottweil
  • hobbypop publications, Niet die Kunstvlai, Amsterdam
  • Die Serie, Galerie 102, Düsseldorf
1997
  • Hello Down There, Gothaer Kunstforum, Cologne
1996
  • Drive-in, Düsseldorf
1995
  • Coole Bilder, Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Cologne

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