Lothar Götz

Biography

1963

in Günzburg, DE
lives in London, UK

1996–98

MA Painting, Royal College of Art London, UK

1993–95

Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, DE

1991-95

MA Aesthetics, Universität Wuppertal, DE

1983–88

BA Visual Communication, Fachhochschule Aachen, DE

Fellowships/Awards

2010

Abby Fellowship London, The British School at Rome

2006

Cocheme Fellowship, Central Saint Martins/Byam Shaw School of Art, London

2000

London Arts Board Award

1997–98

DAAD Fellowship for London

1997

John Crane Travel-Fellowship for the USA
Austauschstipendium (Poland) NRW

1996

Stipendium der Schuler Foundation

Solo Exhibitions (selection)

2018

Götzbau, with David Gates, Bradfield, Essex, UK
Adhoc, Bochum, DE
Backstage, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen, DK

2017

Xanadu, Leeds City Art Gallery, staircase commission, UK
Lothar Götz, Market Art Fair 2017, Färgfabriken, Stockholm, SWE

2016

Threesome Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
Pas De Trois, Domobaal, London, UK
Komposition für ein Treppenhaus, site–specific Wandmalerei für das 10jährige Jubiläum von Pallant House Gallery’s zeitgenössischen Flügel, Chichester, UK
Lothar Götz/Duncan Grant: The Russell Chantry, The Collection, Lincoln, UK

2015

Concrete Fantasies, York College Gallery, UK
Emotional Abstraction, MEWO-Kunsthalle, Memmingen, DE
Mirror Image, domobaal, London, UK
Emotional Abstraction. Ein Blick ins Atelier, MEWO Kunsthalle Memmingen, DE
Lothar Götz in collaboration with Hole Editions, domobaal, London, UK
Dickens Room at The House of St. Barnabas, in collaboration with Hole Editions and Coriander Studio, The House of St. Barnabas, London, UK

2014

White Nights, Platform A, Middlesbrough, UK
Conversations with The Devil, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
Project 07: Lothar Götz at the Contemporary Art Society, London, UK
Soho Room at The House of St Barnabas, Soho, London, UK

2013

Double-Take, MAC, Belfast, IR
Retreat, Neuer Kunstverein Wuppertal, DE
Sparkasse Wuppertal, DE

2012

Crash – Stufen zur Kunst, Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover, DE
Don`t Look Now, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, DE
BLACK, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
The Line of Beauty, domobaal, London, UK
La Jetée, Kunststation, Bahnhof Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, DE
Wait Until Dark, Chapter, Cardiff, UK

2011

Mulholland Drive, Rahncontemporary, Zürich, CH
Don’t Look Now 1990 – 2011, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Wilhelmshaven, DE
Don’t Look Now 1990 – 2011, Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Remscheid, DE
Tatort, Gallery Primo Alonso, London, UK

2009

driven by Emotion – Olle Baertling’s proposal for TV Tower and Parliament Building, Düsseldorf, DE
revisited, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE

2008

Mit Fritz im Beton Haus, Rahncontemporary, Zürich, CH

2007

Sitegalerie, Düsseldorf, DE

2006

All day long, Platform for Art/London Underground, London, UK
1952, Sitegalerie, Düsseldorf, DE

2005

Rutting Season, Theatre Royal, Nanling, CND
Schloß Abstrakt, MMKI, Düsseldorf, DE

2004

Häuser für Tollmi, Museum Goch, Goch, DE
Schloß Schachen, The Economist, London, UL
Städtisches Museum Leverkusen / Schloss Morsbroich, DE

2003

forever young, Chisenhale Gallery, London, UK

2002

Gasworks Gallery, London, UK
Karl-Hofer Gesellschaft, Berlin, DE
Goethe Institut, London, UK
Tea Time, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf, DE
Interfoodvitrine, Mehrwert e.V., Aachen, DE

2000

One Day in a Painting’s Life. First Stop, Dilston Grove, London, UK
Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, UK.
Wet Paint – Unten wie oben, Kunstverein Recklinghausen, DE
Changing Rooms – Farbe auf der Wand, Städtisches Museum, Leverkusen / Schloß Morsbroich, DE

1999

Zum Anschauen, Museum Skola im Forum Rex, Wuppertal, DE
Mota Gallery, London, UK

1998

allied colours, Context Gallery, Derry, UK

Group Exhibitions (selection)

2018

Fully Awake 3:5, Dyson Gallery, RCA, Building, Riverside, London, UK
The Momentum, Angus–Hughes Gallery, London, UK
Relative Trajectories, Angus–Hughes Gallery, London.
drawing/collage, with Keigo Kamide, Yugo Kohrogi, Lothar Götz, Minako Nishiyama, Haruko Sasakawa, Yoshimi Arts, Osaka, JPN
In Line, Griffin Gallery, London, UK
Some Islands, Coleman Projects, London, UK

2017

Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception, Holburne Museum, Bath, UK
Seurat to Riley: The Art of Perception, Compton Verney, Warwickshire, UK
Clifford Chance 2017, Annual Pride art exhibition
Enter Stage Left, curated by Chris Clarke and Fiona Kearney at The Glucksman Gallery, UCC, Cork, IE

2016

Drama Queen, mit Michael Sailstorfer, Heike Weber, Roland Schappert, Christian Jendreiko u.a. Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, DE
Mechanical Abstract, Lothar Götz, Jonathan Parsons, DJ Simpson, Neil Zakiewicz, kuratiert von Neil Zakiewicz, Turps Gallery, London, UK
Colouring the Edge, 3812 Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Setzen, Stellen, Legen, Kunstquartier Bethanien, Berlin, DE
Heimatplan, Galerie Grölle pass:projects, Wuppertal, DE
Zeichnungsräume, Kunsthalle Hamburg, DE
In Neuen Räumen, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
Farfetch, The Bower, Old Street, London, UK

2015

The London Open Triennial 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
To Go Too Far, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
Imagining a University: The University of Warwick Art Collection, Warwick, UK
From Centre, curated by Slate Projects and Saturation Point, London, UK
Kaleidoscope, Contemporary Art Society Annual Fundraiser 24.03.15 Old Billingsgate, London, UK
Drawing Biennial 2015, Drawing Room, London.2014: Kunst at McKinsey and Company, Düsseldorf, DE
Southbank Centre, London, UK

2014

Kunst at McKinsey and Company, Düsseldorf, DE
Abstract Drawing, curated by Richard Deacon, Drawing Room London, UK
Salon der Gegenwart 14 (with Thomas Scheibitz, Kerstin Grimm, Georg Jiri Dokoupil, Bernard Frize, Frank Maier and others), Große Bleichen, Hamburg, DE
Art in the Home #2 York, by invitation from the Contemporary Art Society North, UK
I Have A Dream, within What Love Is, Queen Elizabeth Hall, Festival of Love, Southbank Centre, London, UK
Happy Together, The Clore Ballroom at Royal Festival Hall, Festival of Love, UK

2013

William Hunt, Viktoria Wehrmeister, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
Visionen, MARTa Herford, Herford, DE,
space/socialspace, Workplace Gallery, Gateshead, UK
Chromazone: Colour in Contemporary Architecture, V&A Architecture, Room 128a, London, UK

2012

Leap!, Contemporary Art Society Gala Benefit, London, UK
Back and Forth, 8 artists from London, B55 Gallery, H
Roma III, Abbey Fellows and Scholars resident at the British School at Rome 2008–11, APT Gallery, Deptford, London

2011

Cross-Check, Petra Rinck Galerie Düsseldorf; DE
Actual Fact/Factual Fact – Markus Amm, Lothar Götz, Joachim Grommek, Märkisches Museum Witten, Witten, DE
Biennial Drawing Fundraiser 2011, Drawing Room, London, UK
Cult of the Difficult, Cass Gallery, London, UK

2010

Der Kern des Ganzen, Petra Rinck Galerie, Düsseldorf, DE
Re-make/re-model, National Glass Center, Sunderland, UK
Jerwood Drawing Prize, Jerwoodspace, London, UK
Nice Work, The British School of Rome, Rome, IT
Optical Shift – Illusion und Täuschung, b-05 Kunst- u Kulturzentrum Montabaur, DE
Murals, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona, S
Le Sacre du Printemps, Märkisches Museum, Witten, DE
Sophisticated Boom Boom (in b&w), domobaal, London, UK
Le Rêve – 50 Jahre Städtische Kunstsammlung Bochum, Kunstmuseum Bochum, DE
L.G.S.N.H.C.M.E.S.M.K.T., rahncontemporary, Zürich, CH

2009

drawing 2009 –  drawing room, London, UK
Art & Design Research 09 – University of Sunderland, Sunderland, UK
privat – Wuppertaler Sammler der Gegenwart, Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, DE
Wildwuchs, Niedersächsisches Landesmuseum Hannover, DE
Coalesce: Happenstance, SMART Project Space, Amsterdam, NL
Art in the Underground, A Foundation Gallery, London, UK
Experimental Intro, Petra Rinck Galerie, DE

2008

1968-Modernistische Architektur im Spiegel aktueller Kunst, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Wilhelmshaven, DE
Re–Reading the Future – The Aesthetics of Resemblances, International Triennale of Contemporary Art (ITCA), Prag Biennale, National Gallery Prague, CS

2007

Language of Vision, MIMA Middlesbrough, UK
Himmelblau/Crimson, Glow07, Newcastle Gateshead, UK
Snap, Cell Project Space, London, UK
Idylle, DA2 Domus Artium, Salamanca, S
Idylle, Phoenix Hallen/ Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, DE

2006

Föhn, Chelsea space, London, UK
Ninteenthirtysix, Pullman Court, London, UK
Lalaland, Project Gallery, Dublin, IR
casa mia, MMKI, Düsseldorf, DE

2005

Coalesce the remix, redux, London, UK
Colors and Trips, Künstlerhaus Palais Thurn und Taxis, Bregenz, A
K3 Project Space, Zürich, CH
Alterity Display, Lawrence OHana Gallery, London, UK
Obstractivist, Hales Gallery, London, UK
art futures, CAS/Bloomberg Space, London, UK

2004

The Bold & The Beautiful, RMIT Project Space, Melbourne, AU
Colors and Trips, Jacky Strenz Galerie, Berlin, DE
Städtisches Museum Leverkusen, Schloss Morsbroich, DE

2003

Further-Up in the Air,The Independent, Liverpool Biennial, UK
Superfluidity, Makslas Akademija, Riga, PL
Tmesis Gallery, Manchester, UK

2002

Zwemmer Gallery, London, UK
Karl-Hofer Gesellschaft, Berlin, DE
European Illustration Collection, Hull, UK
Gasworks Gallery, London, UK
Goethe Institut, London, UK

2001

Cheltenham Open, Cheltenham, UK
Medway Open, Gillingham, UK

2000

National Museum, Warsaw, PL
Gallery Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, PL
Von der Heydt Museum, Wuppertal, DE

1999

BWA Gallery, Katowice. PL
Absolut Secret/RCA, London. UK

1998

East International, Norwich Gallery, Norwich, UK
Transfer Polska – Nordrhein–Westfalen, Art and Artists exchange, Museum im. Xawerego Dunikowskiego w. Krolikarni, Oddzial Muzeum Narodowego, Warsaw / Galeria & Fundacja Wyspa Progress, Gdansk / Galeria Sztuki Wspolczesnej, Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow, PL, Von der Heydt–Museum / Museum Bochum, DE

Publications and Monographs (selection)

2017

Lothar Götz – Staircases, introduction by Sarah Brown, text by Bazon Brock, in German and in English, designed by Alex Rich, published by domobaal editions in association with Leeds Art Gallery

2016

The Russell Chantry – Lothar Götz | Duncan Grant, The Collection, Lincoln, texts by Linda Tilbury, Ian Waites, Simon Martin, Jenny Gleadell, Ashley Gallant

2015

The London Open 2015, catalogue, The Whitechapel Gallery, London, text on Lothar Götz by Daniel F. Herrmann
Fifty Years of The University of Warwick Art Collection
Lothar Götz: Line Drawings, monograph, text by Charles Darwent, Ridinghouse

2011

Lothar Götz Works – 2011, monograph for solo exhibitions at Galerie der Stadt Remscheid, Kunsthalle Wilhelmshaven, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Ostfildern, Hatje Cantz

2010

Optical Shift, Illusion und Täuschung, exhibition catalogue published by Kunst und Kulturzentrum, Montabaur, Düsseldorf

2004

Lothar Götz: Häuser für Tollmi, monograph, exhibition catalogue, published by Museum Goch, edited by Erik Schönenberg, Kleve

Press (selection)

2017

The Times, review by Waldemar Januszcak of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
The Times, review by Rachel Campbell–Johnston of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
The Spectator, review of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
The World of Interiors, preview of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
Antique Collecting, preview of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
Artists & illustrators, preview of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
Four Shires Magazine, preview of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
The Observer Critic’s Guide to The Summer Holidays, preview of The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
Stratford Herald, review of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
The Courier (Leamington Spa) review of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
The Daily Telegraph, preview of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
The Oxford Times, review of ‘The Art of Perception: Seurat to Riley’ at Compton Verney
Art Monthtly, review of ‘Enter Stage Left’ at the Glucksman Gallery, Cork Ireland, by Fiona

2016

Zeichnungsräume (Drawing Rooms), review by Rosa Windt of the exhibition ‘Positionen zeitgenössischer Grafik’ at Hamburger Kunsthalle, published in Kunstforum, August 2016
This Week’s New Exhibitions, The Guardian, 19th February
Lothar Götz and Ashley Gallant: interview on BBC Radio Lincolnshire

2015

BBC1 London News at 1.30 and 6.30 pm, Tuesday 15 July, focus on The London Open 2015 at the Whitechapel Gallery
Vogue Brazil, ‘Mirror Image’ in August issue
saturationpoint.org, a review of ‘Mirror Image’ by Alan Fowler
‘Gemälde mit Sogwirkung: Ausstellung Lothar Götz bemalt die Räume der Memminger Mewo–Kunsthalle so, dass der Betrachter fast ein Teil der Bilder wird. Ein eigenartiges Gefühl’ a review of Lothar Götz’s exhibition ‘Emotional Abstraction’ at Memminger Mewo–Kunsthalle in Allgäu–Kultur, Germany, 30 April 2015
‘Farbintensives Formenvokabular, Kunsthalle: Neuer Blick ins Atelier von Lothar Götz’ a review of Lothar Götz’s exhibition ‘Emotional Abstraction’ at MEWO, Memmingen Kunsthalle in Kultur, Memminger Kurier, Germany, 29 April 2015

2012

‘Farbige Kollisionen: Arbeiten von Lothar Götz im Norden’ review of Lothar Götz’s site–specific installation ‘Crash’ in Kunsteverein Hannover, by Bettina Maria Brosowsky in Bauwelt magazine, Germany, 10 August
‘Wenn Farben aufeinanderprallen’ preview of Lothar Lothar Götz’s site–specific installation ‘Crash’ in Kunsteverein Hannover in Neue Presse, 26 April
‘Aus dem Geist der Abstraktion’ review of Lothar Götz’s site–specific installation ‘Crash’ in Kunsteverein Hannover in Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung, 28 April
‘Einfahren, abfahren und warten in Kunst’ review of Lothar Götz’s site–specific installation ‘La Jetée’ in Kunststation, Bahnhof Wolfsburg railway station, by Hans Karweik published in Wolfsburg Kultur, 14 April
‘Ein Spiel mit den Farben und Linien’ review of Lothar Götz’s site–specific installation ‘Don’t Look Now’ in Städtische Galerie Schloss Wolfsburg, by Hans Karweik published in Wolfsburg Kultur, 14 April

2010

‘Paul Carey–Kent’ Saatchi online
‘La Miró reivindica el arte de la pared, del graffiti a los murales africanos. Las mujeres de la tribu Soninke y varios artistas crean un museo efímero del mural’ El Mundo
‘Optical Shift’ Grit Weber in Kunst–Bulletin

2009

‘Coalesce: Happenstance’ Michael Gibbs in Art Monthly, February

2008

‘Die Milchstrasse auf dem Körper und andere Lichtblicke’ Thomas W. Kuhn in Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung
Caruso St John’s shades of difference, in Building Design
‘Galerieeröffnung: rahncontemporary neu in Zürich in Neue Zürcher Zeitung

2007

‘Language of Vision, Middlesbrough’ Robert Clark in The Guardian Guide

2006

‘In der Idylle ist man allein’ Oliver Zybok in Kunstforum International, pps 108–119, February–April

2003

‘inter_mission Bow Church, The Nunnery’ Sally O’Reilly in Time Out

2002

2002
‘Im Meer der Malerei’ Dorothee Baer–Bogenschütz in Süddeutsche Zeitung
‘Lothar Götz: Forever Young’ Rebecca Geldard in Time Out
‘Lothar Götz: Forever Young’ Jessica Lack in The Guardian Guide
‘Lothar Götz: Forever Young’ Morgan Falconer in contemporary magazine
‘The Five Best Shows in London’ Tom Lubbock in The Independent

2001

‘Lothar Götz at Gasworks’ Alex Coles in Art in America, September pps 161–162.
‘Lothar Götz at Gasworks’ Rob Wilson in What’s On in London.
‘Lothar Götz at Gasworks’ David Gleeson in Time Out, September.
‘Lothar Götz at Gasworks’ Paul Clark in the Evening Standard, September

Public Collections

Collection and Usher Museum, Lincoln UK
Ja–Li–Ma Collection Köln/Düsseldorf, DE
Mead Gallery, Warwickshire, UK
Museum Kunstpalast Düsseldorf, DE
Sammlung Philara Düsseldorf, DE
Sammlung Gramann Düsseldorf, DE
Sammlung Oehmen, Hilden, DE
Sammlung Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, DE
Sammlung der Stadtsparkasse Düsseldorf im Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, DE