Michael Stalherm

Painting | Drawing

The artist Michael Stalherm sees himself working in time, with it and at the same time against it. His works are to overcome time by outliving him. Consequently many of his works are a multi-layered exploration of the term TIME. Stalherm’s delicate pencil drawings show how he thinks, feels, and speaks. The drawing has the meaning of another language to him. His interest lies between philosophy and art history, artistic questioning of visual perception, as well as the correlation between spatial experience and the tactile drawing processes. Since several years he has been concentrating on the simplest methods and is technically demanding to leave the triumph to its artistic virtuosity. His work also includes painting, installation and object art.
From 1971 -1974 Michael Stalherm studied at the Basel Academy of Art and Design and at the University of Basel. In 1971 he was a fellow of the City of Basel and studied abroad from 1978 to 1980 as a fellow of NRW Ministry of Culture at the Cité Internationale des Arts in Paris. Numerous exhibitions led the artist throughout Switzerland, Germany, Italy, France, Monaco and the USA. Stalherm´s work was shown p.e. at Art Basel, art Karlsruhe, Kunsthalle Basel and the Drawing Center in Ohio/USA.

Artist Info

Michael Stalherm


Biography


Born in 1948 in Recklinghausen/Germany
Lives and works in Berlin/Germany

Education

1971 – 1973 Academy of Art and Design, Basel/CH
1972 – 1974 Studies of Art History, University of Basel/CH
1978 – 1980 Institute Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris/F

 

Awards

2013 Blooom Art Award, finalist
1979 Grand Prix de Monte Carlo, Monaco
1978 Grant from the Ministry of Culture NRW for Paris/F
1971 Scholarship of the City of Basel/CH

Public collections

Kunsthalle Basel
Kunstkredit, Basel
European Patent Office

Selected shows

2016

Pen in Space, WHITECONCEPTS, Berlin/DE
art Karlsruhe, with WHITECONCEPTS, Rheinstetten

2015

Ponyhof Art Club, Munich
Variety in Graphical Techniques and Topics, Kulturclub EPA, Munich
European Patent Office, Munich
The Ecstasy of Gold, WHITECONCEPTS, Berlin
Art Auction, Rotary Club International, Munich
art Karlsruhe, with WHITECONCEPTS, Rheinstetten

2014

art Karlsruhe, with WHITECONCEPTS, Rheinstetten

2013

International Exhibition of Drawing, Swiss Art Space, Lausanne/CH
Money Works, WHITECONCEPTS, Berlin/DE
art Karlsruhe art fair, with WHITECONCEPTS, Rheinstetten
BLOOOM Award, Staatenhaus am Rheinpark, Cologne/DE

2012

art Karlsruhe art fair, with WHITECONCEPTS, Rheinstetten

2011

International drawing annual exhibition, MANIFEST Gallery, Cincinatti, Ohio/USA

2009

The Big Draw, 25.Lange Nacht der Berliner Museen, Kulturforum, Berlin/DE

2001

Termiten sind unter uns, Galerie Zeitraum, Berlin/DE
Ten years after, Garten der Künste, Berlin/DE

2000

Störfaktor Natur, Garten der Künste, Berlin/DE

1999

Empire of Nature, Garten der Künste, Berlin/DE

1998

Kunstsaat, Garten der Künste, Berlin/DE

1997

Das Sphinx-Park Projekt, Garten der Künste, Berlin/DE

1996

SENSORAMA®, Garten der Sinne, Garten der Künste, Berlin

1995

Natural Translations (La natura fa il conto), Garten der Künste, Berlin

1994

Der Stralauer Fischzug, Berliner Schifffahrtsgesellschaft e.V., Berlin

1991

Der Stralauer Fischzug, Garten der Künste, Berlin

1987

Sinantropo Associazione Cultural, Museo Nazionale della Scienza e della Tecnologia Leonardo da Vinci, Milano/IT
Zeichenmarathon, Galerie SIGNALE, Berlin

1984

Galerie Rosenberg, Zurich/CH
ART BASEL 15, Galerie Rosenberg, Basel/CH

1980

Kunsthalle Basel/CH
Galerie der Berliner Festspiele, Berlin

1979

Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris/F
Grand Prix de Monte Carlo, Monaco/MC

1978

Schloss Wolfsburg/DE
Galerie Fischer, Kiel/DE

1977

Kunstmuseum Bochum/DE
Kunsthalle Basel/CH

1976

Akt ´75, Schloss Oberhausen/DE
Kunsthalle Basel/CH

1975

Kunsthalle Basel/CH
Forum junger Kunst, Stuttgart/DE
Akt ´75, Kunsthalle Recklinghausen/DE

1974

Kunsthalle Basel/CH

1973

Kunst und Umwelt, Schloss Wolfsburg/DE
Kunstkredit Basel/CH
Kunst und Technik, Museum Bochum/DE
Galerie Mascotte, Basel/CH

1972

Kunstkredit, Basel/CH
Kunsthalle Basel/CH
Das OFFENE MUSEUM, Injektionen (Performance), Kunsthalle Basel/CH