Lucie Stahl

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Born 1977 in Berlin, Lives and works in Berlin.


2001-2005Städelschule, Frankfur

2000-2001Glasgow Art School

2000Berlin University of the Arts

Selected Solo & Duo Exhibitions

2019CRUDE, Queer Thoughts, New York
FUEL, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris

2018Works 2008-2018, Fri Art, Kunsthalle Fribourg
The Simple Life, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Surge, Cabinet Gallery, London

2017Slytherin, Schiefezähne, Berlin (with Henning Bohl)
End of Tales, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles
StagNation, Dépendance, Brussels

2016Dallas Museum of Art
Spirit, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg

2014Positions, Art Basel Miami Beach, Freedman Fitzpatrick
Pits, Queer Thoughts, Chicago
Uncleaner, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Bithumen, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt
Ren, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles
Health, pf Photography Gallery, Poznan, Poland

2013Chinese Medicine, Gio Marconi, Milan
Natural, Paradise Garage, Los Angeles
Holes, What Pipeline, Detroit (with Tom Humphreys)

2012Waste, Dépendance, Brussels
Lucie Stahl, Lost Property, Amsterdam

2011Village Gossip meets the Newspaper Photo-Roman, Galerie Christian Andersen, Copenhagen (with Will Benedict)
Village Gossip meets the Newspaper Photo-Roman, dingum, Berlin (with Will Benedict)
Lucie Stahl, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Bela Kolarova / Lucie Stahl, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

2010Will Benedict / Lucie Stahl, Caribic Residency, Hamburg

2009Lucie Stahl, Kunstverein Nürnberg, Nuremberg

2008Boss, Dépendance, Brussels

2007Bookophobia, Galerie Michael Neff, Frankfurt

2005Tom Humphreys / Lucie Stahl, Flaca, London Stefan
Müller / Lucie Stahl, Dépendance, Brussels

Selected Group Exhibitions

2019Speculative Bodies, Minneapolis Institute of Art, Minneapolis
Rumeurs & Légendes, Musée d‘Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris

2018The Weather Outside, Freedman Fitzpatrick, Paris
curated by_Melanie Ohnemus, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna
Still Life - Obstinacy of Things, Kunst Haus Wien, Vienna
La Complainte du Progrès, MRAC Occitanie, Sérignan, France

20174 Rooms, Freedman Fitzpatirck at MD72, Berlin Ungestalt, Kunsthalle Basel

2016The Squatter, Gaudel de Stampa, Paris (organized by Michael Callies)
Le Mérite 2014-2016, Organized by Tenzing Barshee, Treize, Paris
Berlin Biennale 9, Kunste-Werke Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin

2015NO MAN’S LAND: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection, Miami
1,000 ISLANDS, Simon Lee, Hong Kong
La vie moderne, Biennale de Lyon, Musée d’art Contemporain de Lyon
Wow Tides, MAVRA, Berlin
G.I.F.T., Der TANK, Basel (curated by Fabian Marti & Chuz Martinez)
Mirror Effect, The Box, Los Angeles (curated by Kate Costello & Liz Craft)
New Frankfurt Internationals: Solid Signs, Nassuischen Kunstverein Wiesbaden
bare code scan, fused space, San Francisco
ésxatic photo, samson, Boston

2014Who Are Who, Studio for Propositional Cinema, Dusseldorf (curated by Tenzing Barshee)
Doom - SURFACE Contrôle, Le Magasin - Centre National d’Art Contem- porain, Grenoble
To The End of the Line, Chateau Shatto, Los Angeles (curated by Marta Fontolan)
Puddle, Pothole, Portal, Sculpture Center, New York
Summer Sweatshop, Paradise Garage at Supportico Lopez, Berlin Pocari Sweats, Truth and Consequences, Geneva
Warm Math, Balice Hertling, New York
Hard Words, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen
Cogwheels Carved in Wood, Night Gallery, Los Angeles (curated by Jonathan Griffin)
Über das Radikale Nebeneinander, Halle für Kunst, Lüneburg
The Hawker, Vilma Gold, London

2013The Medium of Intensity, Carl Kostyál, Stockholm
One After One, Vilma Gold, London
The Program, Gallery 400, University of Chicago, Chicago - Will Benedict, Tom Humphreys, Lucie Stahl, Tomorrow Gallery, Toronto
Vertical Club, Bortolami, New York
Chat Jet (Part 2) Sculpture in Reflection, Künstlerhaus, Graz
The Handler of Gravity, Essex Street, New York
Purple Glass, Overduin and Kite, Los Angeles
Cast Recording, Prism, Los Angeles

2012Deep Cuts Marres, Maastricht
Neue Alte Brücke and Real Fine Arts, Valentin, Paris

2011Schrippenkönig, Galerie Mezzanin, Vienna (curated by Thomas Bayrle)
An Image, Kaleidoscope Project Space, Milan
BC21 Belvedere Contemporary Art Award, Augarten Contemporary, Vienna
Flaca / Tom Humphreys, Portikus, Frankfurt

2010Something Blue, Landings, Oslo
Something Blue, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt

2009I haven’t been a figment of my own imagination, SBC Gallery, Montreal Sleepwalking, Temporary Gallery, Cologne
Oots, Free Clinic, Chicago

LAW Lucie Stahl, Anita Leisz, Will Benedict, Croy Nielsen, Berlin
Mystery of the Invisible Clock, Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles
Mr. Reverse Psychology, Normadesmond Prod., Los Angeles
Egypted, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

2007It Takes Something to Make Something, Portikus, Frankfurt
Tension; Sex; Despair – (…), Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Dépendance at Galerie Neu, Berlin
This is Happening, Galerie Georg Kargl, Vienna

2006Beast or Dressed like a Beast, Flaca, London Ayurvedic, Free Clinic, Chicago
The Common Reader, TPS, San Antonio


2008 - 2014PRO CHOICE, aritist-run space with Will Benedict (, Vienna

Awards & Grants

2014Hessiche Kulturstiftung, London

2012MAK/Schinlder House Residency, Los Angeles 2011 BC21 Belvedere Contemporary Art Award, Vienna

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Exhibition Catalogues
2011 Lucie Stahl: Plakate Posters, Text by Kathrin Jentjens, Anja Nathan-Dorn, Stefanie Kleefeld, Chris Kraus. Kölnischer Kunstverein er(cat.)
Flaca, Portikus, Frankfurt (cat.)

2010Something Blue, Landings Oslo / Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt (cat.)

2007It takes something to make something, Portikus, Frankfurt (cat.)
This is Happening, Galerie Georg Kargl (cat.)


2019 Les Blogs, August 2019, review by Jean-Paul Gavard-Perret
Text Zur Kunst, April 2019, review by Benjamin Thorel
Les Inrocks, April 2019, review by Ingrid Luquet-Gad

2018 FranceInfo, October 2018, review by Christophe Airaud
Numéro Magazine, June 2018, review by Nicolas Trembley

2017 Artforum, November 2017, reiew by Andrew Berardini
Mousse Magazine, February 2017, interview by Tenzing Barshee

2015 Libération, September 2015, review by Judicaël Lavrador
Modern Painters, April 2015, review by Francesca Sonara
Artforum, February 2015, review by Michelle Grabner

2014 Artforum, March 2014, feature by Daniela Stöppel

2013 frieze d/e, Winter 2013, interview with Jonathan Griffin

2011 Kaleidoscope, Fall 2011, review by Joanna Fiduccia
Frieze, September 2011, review by Bettina Brunner
Text Zur Kunst, September 2011, review byAnette Freudenberger