CHRISTIAN ACHENBACH

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1978 // born in Siegen, Germany
2001 // Universität der Künste, Berlin with Burkhardt Held, Daniel Richter and Anselm Reyle
2007 // UdK Berlin Meisterschüler with Anselm Reyle
2008 // Artist in residence, Statens Værksteder for Kunst og Design, Copenhagen, Denmark
2016 // Artist in residence, WhiteSpace / BlackBox Neuchâtel, Switzerland
lives and works in Berlin, Germany


// UPCOMING EXHIBITIONS
— 2024 —
September (Group), König Galerie Seoul, Korea
October (Group), Kenna Xu Gallery, Shenzhen, China
November (Solo), König Galerie Berlin, Berlin, Germany
December (Group), König Galerie Munich, Germany

// SOLO EXHIBITIONS
— 2024 —
Mondo Reverso, Rosenblut Friedmann Gallery, Madrid, Spain
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— 2023 —
Terra Incognita, Galerie Mazzoli, Berlin, Germany
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Christian Achenbach, Blue Knowledge Collection, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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Calarbodas, Circle Culture Galleries, Hamburg, Germany
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— 2022 —
Objects & Scapes, Galerie Isa, Mumbai, India
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India Art Fair Solo Presentation, Galerie Isa, New Delhi, India
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— 2020 —
Isotopes, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
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— 2018 —
Kaleidoscope, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
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— 2017 —
Unique, Galleria Poggiali, Pietrasanta, Italy
Le Solan, Galerie Marc de Puechredon, Basel, Switzerland

— 2016 —
Salon, WhiteSpaceBlackBox, Neuchâtel, Switzerland

— 2015 —
Shadows, Larmgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
Deus ex machina, Kunstraum Düsseldorf, Germany
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— 2014 —
Acupalco, Sexauer Gallery, Berlin, Germany
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— 2013 —
Melatonin, Vendsyssel Kunstmuseum, Hjørring, Denmark
Melatonin, Kastrupgaard Samlingen, Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2012 —
Bahomas, Städtisches Museum Engen, Germany
Christian Achenbach, Larmgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
Rien du Chien, Laden fuer Nichts, Leipzig, Germany

— 2011 —
Opera – Paintings from Berlin, exhibition with Jonas Burgert, Galleria Mazzoli, Modena, Italy

— 2010 —
Le Peintre et son modéle, with Stefan Hirsig, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany

— 2009 —
Lost and Found, Larmgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2008 —
Zorlac, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Ghostwriter, Larmgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
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— 2007 —
... wenn das Licht angeht, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany

— 2005 —
Drei wird Vier, with Jim Avignon, Agentur Dreispringer, Berlin, Germany

— 2004 —
Noch 70 Tage bis Olympia, Illgalleries, Berlin, Germany
Home is where the heart is, Kulturverein Badstraße, Siegen, Germany



// GROUP EXHIBITIONS
— 2023 —
Artissima Turin, Galleria Mazzoli, Turin, Italy
BEYOND REACH: Navigating Longing in the Modern World, Galerie SLP, Berlin, Germany
On Air, curated by Jan Kage, Schloss Düneck, Hamburg, Germany
India Art Fair, Galerie Isa, New Delhi, India

— 2022 —
Flower, Choi & Choi Gallery, Seoul, South Korea
Art Busan, Choi & Choi Gallery, Busan, South Korea
Art Herning, Hans Alf Gallery, Herning, Denmark
Art Abu Dhabi, Galerie Isa, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Enter Art Fair, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Going Places, Galerie Nicole Gnesa, Munich, Germany

— 2021 —
Enter Art Fair, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Endless Summer, Kleiner von Wiese Galerie, Berlin, Germany

— 2020 —
India Art Fair, Galerie Isa, New Delhi, India
Enter Art Fair, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Beyond Elysium, Kleiner von Wiese Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Out there, kuratiert von Jan Kage, Metzdorf, Germany
The summer show, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2019 —
India Art Fair, Galerie Isa, New Delhi, India
Enter Art Fair, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
The new abstract, Galerie Kremers, Berlin, Germany
Both hands on the wheel, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
+1, KWADRAT, Berlin, Germany

— 2018 —
Westbund Art Fair, Galleria Mazzoli, Shanghai, China
Code Art Fair, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Artissima, Galeria Poggiali, Torino, Italy
India Art Fair, Galerie Isa, New Delhi, India
NGORONGORO II, Artist Weekend Berlin, Lehderstrasse 34, Berlin, Germany
Taming Chaos, Galerie Mazzoli, Berlin, Germany

— 2017 —
Arte Fiera, Galeria Poggiali, Bologna, Italy
Art Cologne, Galerie laden für Nichts, Köln, Germany
India Art Fair, Galerie Isa, New Delhi, India
Shaping Space, Galerie Isa, Mumbai, India
Aus Berlin, Hans Alf Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
Nah und Fern, Skupturen Triennale, Bingen, Germany
Golden Ass, Laden für Nichts, Leipzig, Germany
Fünfklang, Galerie Choi & Lager, Köln, Germany

— 2016 —
Faith & Faithom, Galleria Poggiali, Florence, Italy
The difference between sunrise and sunset, Schloss Tüssling, Tüssling, Germany
Struktion, Kühlhaus Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Wahrheiten, Werke aus der SØR Rusche Sammlung Oelde/Berlin, Kunstverein Münsterland, Münster, Germany
Quattro Formaggi, Galerie Jochen Hempel, Berlin, Germany

— 2015 —
Art Brusseles, LARMgalleri, Brüssel, Belgium
Salon der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany
Ngorongoro, Artist Weekend Berlin, Germany

— 2014 —
Art Brusseles, LARMgalleri, Brüssel, Belgium
Imaginarium, Larmgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
Wahrheiten – Zeitgenössische Kunst im Dialog mit Alten Meistern, Werke aus der SØR Rusche Sammlung Oelde/Berlin, Bayer Kulturhaus, Leverkusen, Germany
Kolibri, former Kolibri Ballhaus, Berlin, Germany
Loitering with intent, Galerie Börgmann, Mönchengladbach, Germany
PT14, Janus Bygningen, Denmark

— 2013 —
Art Copenhagen, LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
Weltenschöpfer, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
Edge and Surface, Berlin Artweek, Leipziger Str. 61 - 65, Berlin, Germany
Alles Wasser, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Blumen/Flowers/Blomster, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany
Growth, Charlotte Fogh Gallery, Aarhus, Denmark
Babylon, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Market Art Fair, LARMgalleri, Stockholm, Sweden

— 2012 —
Stillstehende Sachen, Bilder aus der SØR Rusche Sammlung, Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh-Liesborn, Germany
Alles Wasser, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Berlin, Germany
Claim, Neue Berliner Räume, Berlin, Germany
Market Art Fair, LARMgalleri, Stockholm, Sweden
Art Copenhagen, LARMgalleri, Copenhagen, Denmark

— 2011 —
Dinner für Spinner, Laden fuer Nichts, Leipzig, Germany
Black Beauty – White Swan, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Alptraum! Projektraum Deutscher Künstlerbund, travelling exhibition, Washington DC, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, Cape Town
Kraut – Schau Fenster Berlin, Germany
Baroque, Larm Galleri, Copenhagen, Denmark
Verschwende deine Jugend, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany

— 2010 —
Alptraum!, Transformer, Washington DC, US
Gewalten, Laden fuer Nichts, Leipzig, Germany
A Formal Figure, The Forgotten Bar / Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany
Radical Adults, The Forgotten Bar / Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany
Night of the Pawn, The Forgotten Bar / Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany
Christian Achenbach, Andreas Blank, Nicola Samorì, Galerie Christian Ehrentraut, Berlin, Germany
Night of the Pawn, Spinnereigelände, Leipzig, Germany
Hostile Aestetik Takeover, Apartment, Berlin, Germany

— 2009 —
Zaunkönig, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany
Das Unheimliche, Modulorhaus Berlin, Germany
Contemporary Home, Projektraum at Documenta Kassel, Germany
Prime Time, Wendt + Friedmann Galerie, Berlin, Germany

— 2006 —
Farewell Berlin, curated by Daniel Richter in Tal R`s Raum Von Brun, Düsseldorf, Germany

— 2004 —
Friendly Capitalism Lounge 9, with Jim Avignon a.o., Haus Schwarzenberg Berlin, Germany

— 2003 —
Friendly Capitalism Lounge 8, with Jim Avignon a.o., Haus Schwarzenberg Berlin, Germany