Peter Piller

1968 Fritzlar, Germany
Lives / works in Hamburg

Solo Exhibitions

2016

  1. Erscheinungen, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
  2. Belegkontrolle, Kunst Haus Wien, Wien, Austria

2015

  1. Bereitschaftsgrad, Captain Petzel, Berlin
  2. Belegkontrolle, Städtische Galerie, Nordhorn, Germany
  3. Belegkontrolle, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg, Germany

2014

  1. Belegkontrolle, Fotomuseum Winterhur, Winterhur, Switzerland
  2. Belegkontrolle, Centre de la Photographie, Geneva, Switzerland


2013

  1. Taking Damange, MO Schaufenster #8, Museum Osterwall im Dortmunder U, Dortmund, Germany
  2. Umschläge, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY

2012

  1. Real Assumptions, Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany
  2. Still Storm, projecteSD Silvia Dauder, Barcelona, Spain

2011

  1. Stop, Brancolini Grimaldi, London
  2. Kraft, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
  3. I prefer to sit alone in the Car, Galerie Wien Lukatsch, Berlin, Germany

2010

  1. Showcase, Galerie Michael Wiesehöfer, Cologne, Germany
  2. Taking Damage, Warehouse/Galerie Michael Wiesehöfer, Cologne, Germany
  3. Having-Selected Views, Seatings and Plantings, Haus der Deutschen Wirtschaft, Kunstfenster im BDI, Berlin, Germany
  4. Regional Lights, Marz Galeria, Lisbon, Portugal

2009

  1. Peripheriewanderung Bonn, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany

2008

  1. Swiss Landscapes, projecteSD / Silvia Dauder, Barcelona, ​​Spain
  2. Shane Campbell Gallery, Oak Park, IL

2007

  1. Takes damage, Baloise Art Forum, Basel, Switzerland
  2. From the edge of a former Jauptstadt ..., Galerie Barbara wine, Berling, Germany
  3. Archive Peter Piller, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
  4. In holes blacken, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
  5. Aethetik and boredom, Kunsthaus Glarus, Switzerland

2006

  1. Shooting girl, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany
  2. Arrows / Arrows, projecteSD, Barcelona
  3. Uunresolved Cases, statement, Frehrking Höfer, Art Basel 37
  4. Durability, Frehrking Höfer, Cologne, Germany

2005

  1. Shooting girl, Ludwig Forum Aachen, Germany

2004

  1. From Earth Beautiful, Frehrking Höfer, Cologne, Germany
  2. Merits of purposelessness, Rubens Young Art Award, Museum for Contemporary Art Siegen, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin
  3. Cars + houses, Galeria projectesd, Barcelona, Spain

2003

  1. Ggültig, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany
  2. Curtains, Revolver, Frankfurt, Germany

2002

  1. Office drawings Frehking Wiesehöfer, Cologne, Germany
  2. Can you make a living? # 5, Booth Project Frehrking Höfer, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
  3. Duds, home, WBD, Berlin, Germany
  4. Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany

2001

  1. Newspapers, KX, Hamburg, Germany
  2. Regional lights, mini / gallery in Hundertmeister, Duisburg, Germany
  3. Adamski Frehrking Höfer, Cologne (with Stefan à Wengen), Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

  1. Ordinary Pictures, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

2015

  1. Praise the Work, Galerie Nord, Kunstverein Tiergarten, Berlin, Germany
  2. Welcome to the Jungle, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
  3. Hamster Hipster Handy. Im Bann des Mobiltelefons, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt (Main), Germany

2014

  1. The Broken Gueules, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz, Germany
  2. Playtime, Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany

2013

  1. From Diary to Weblog - Daily Strategies in Contemporary Art, Städtische Galerie Bietigheim-Bissingen, Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany
  2. Neuland! - Macke, Gauguin and other explorers, Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden, Germany
  3. Do not call me the city! - Artistic postitions on urbanity today, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
  4. The Feverish Library (continued), Capitain Petzel, Berlin, Germany
  5. Foreign & Self, Galerie im Taxipalais, Innsbruck, Austria

2012

  1. Making History - Exhibition of RAY 2012 Fotografieprojecte Frankfurt/RhenMain, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
  2. Privat, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany
  3. The near and the elsewhere, curated by Gaia Persico, PM Gallery and House, London

2011

  1. Double Take, Arthur Boskamp-Stiftung, Hohenlockstedt, Germany
  2. Eerily familiar, C/O Berlin, Berlin, Germany
  3. cars you drive me art, Landesgalerie, Linz, Austria
  4. Is that true? Possibilities of (Non-) Knowledge, Kunsthaus Dresden/Städt; Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Dresden, Germany
  5. 2 or 3 Things I Know About Her, The Chain/MAP Markus Ambach Projekte, Düsseldorf, Germany
  6. BIWAK III, Galerie Michael Wiesehöfer, Cologne, Germany

2010

  1. Curious? Art and Exhibitions Hall of the Federal Republic of Germany, Bonn, Germany
  2. And so on, and so on, and so on ..., Harris Lieberman, NY
  3. La Revange de l'archive photographique, Centre de la photographie Genève, Geneva, Switzerland
  4. The Logic of Association, curated by Peter Eleey. MoMa PS1, New York City, NY
  5. INDEX-Art Award 2010, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  6. Another Point of View, curated by Carolina Grau, La Galerie Contemporary Art Center, Paris, France
  7. Anti-Photojournalism, Virreina Palace of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain 
  8. Workers Leaving the Workplace, curated by Joanna Sokolowska, Museum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
  9. Glück happens, Städtische Galerie Erlangen, Germany
  10. B1 | A 40 - Die Schönheit der grossen Strasse, RUHR 2010, Markus Ambach Projekte, Düsseldorf, Germany
  11. The Fate of Irony, curated by Zdenek Felix & Ludwig Seyfarth, KAI 10, Düsseldorf, Germany,
  12. Rhetoric of Images. About the jorunalistic photo, Museum für Photographie Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
  13. Weisser Schimmel - You can observe a lot by watching, Sammlung Harald Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany

2009

  1. Surveying - strategies to capture the space, Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur, Switzerland (in prep.)
  2. To Be Determined, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
  3. Photo Festival, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  4. Picturesque - New perspectives on the landscape, MartA, Herford, Germany, (with S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium)
  5. Images Recalled/Bilder auf Abruf, 3. Fotofestival,
  6. Mannheim/Ludwigshafen/Heidelberg, Kunstverein Ludwigshafen, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  7. Twinism, 20 Years Town Partnership Hamburg, Germany - Osaka, Japan, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
  8. AD&A Gallery, Osaka, Japan
  9. Then the work takes place - Zum Paradigma des Konzeptuellen in der zeitgenössischen Fotografie, Camera Austria, Kunsthaus, Graz, Austria
  10. Discretion - strategies for the acquisition of space, Bündner Kunstmuseum Chur, Switzerland

2008

  1. The order of Things, MuHKA, Antwerpen, Belgium
  2. PHotoEspaña 2008: Lugares Comprometidos ..., Madrid, Spain
  3. Paradise and back, Rheingold Collection at Schloss Dyck, Germany
  4. decollecting 2, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais, France
  5. Familiar territory, ZKM Karlsruhe, Germany
  6. So it is, and otherwise, Abteiberg Museum Mönchengladbach, Germany

2007

  1. What does the Jellyfish want? Photographs from Man Ray to James Coleman, The Ludwig Museum, Cologne, Germany
  2. Made in Germany, Kestner-Gesellschaft Hannover, Germany
  3. To-precautions, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Germany
  4. Peter Piller, AESTHETICS AND BOREDOM, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland
  5. Discovery Awards, Les Rencontres Arles, Arles, France
  6. Bling, Galerie Mikael Andersen, Copenhagen, Denmark

2006

  1. Just off Focus, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, NY
  2. First the artist Defines meaning, Camera Austria / Kunsthaus Graz, Austria
  3. Homes, Everything But The Kitchen Sink, Kunstverein Göttingen, Germany
  4. Do not know, Galerie Olaf Stüber, Berlin, Germany
  5. Be active, NGBK Berlin, Germnay
  6. Hamburg Fellows 2003 Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany
  7. From Earth schooner, Galerie Kugler, Innsbruck, Austria

2005

  1. The Baltic Sea Experience at Rooseum Rooseum Malmo, Sweden
  2. Multiple rooms (2): Park, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany

2004

  1. Utopia's Backyard, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
  2. ars viva 04/05 - Contemporary Art Award of the Federation of German Industries (BDI), Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany Kunstverein Dusseldorf, Germany
  3. Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland
  4. Verge Thereafter, Photographic Collection SK-Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany
  5. Research - discovered! Picture Archive of invisibility, Villa Merkel, Esslingen, Germany
  6. So exactly ego does not want to know Galerie Olaf Stüber, Berlin, Germany
  7. Be active, NGBK, Germany
  8. Hamburg Fellows 2003 Kunsthaus Hamburg

2003

  1. The longing of the cartographers, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany
  2. Kunstpreis young West 2003 Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany
  3. Currently: fieldwork, Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
  4. Action button, purchases by the Federal Art Collection, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany
  5. Taubenstraße, Kunstverein Harburg, Hamburg, Germany

2002

  1. On paper 1, Gallery Friedrich, Basel, Switzerland
  2. Other rooms, Kunstverein Hamburg, Germany
  3. Apparently-visible, Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany
  4. Phrophets of Boom, Schürmann Collection, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany

2001

  1. Superman in bed, Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany

2000

  1. Deep Distance, Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland
  2. Model, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Germany

1999

  1. Where no eye can see, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany

Bibliography

2012

  1. Lieb, Holger. "See you" iSüddeutsche Zeitung, 24 / 25.01.2009, pp. V2 / 4-5
  2. Ackermann, Tim. "From a bus to nowhere" Welt am Sonntag No. 3, 18/01/2009 p. 60

2008

  1. Simon, Cheryl. "Remembering, Repeating, and Reading Across the Surface of Things:" Peter Piller's Archive "CV80 case - Winter 12-22 p...

2007

  1. Mortiz Estermann, Rolf. "I Touch My Car, I Touch Myself". Sleek magaine.
  2. Watson, Grant. "Peter Piller". Vitamin PH. Phaidon Press Limited. p. 216
  3. Maine, Stephen. "Peter Piller at Andrew Kreps". Art in America. May, p. 198
  4. Kastner, Jeffrey. "Peter Piller". Artforum. April, p. 274-275
  5. Palmerton, Elwyn. "Peter Piller Archive Peter Piller". Art Review. Issue 09, March
  6. Elizabeth Lamb, May. Critics Pick. Artforum.com. February 21
  7. Cotter. Holland. "Peter Piller". The New York Times. Friday, February 7, p. E36

2006

  1. Demos, TJ. Vitamin PH: New Perspectives in Photography. Phaidon.
  2. Eichler, Dominic. "Classified Information". Frieze. November December, p. 136-141
  3. "Meaning surfaces. Peter Piller Archive Volume 10". Frankfurt am Main
  4. "Arrows. Peter Piller Archive Volume 9". Frankfurt am Main

2005

  1. Lorch, Catrin. "Peter Piller, Museum of Contemporary Art, Siegen". In: Frieze No. 90
  2. Jothady, Manisha. "A tennis ball that comes to Vorchein the hedge-cutting, recalls Gewölle" Camera Austria 89, p.22-30
  3. Blistein, J, & Winzenheim, M "Park", Publ. Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Mürnberg

2004

  1. "Schooner Of Earth" Frankfurt am Main
  2. "Vonzüge of purposelessness", Frankfurt am Main
  3. Allen, Jennifer. "Peter Piller: scoured". Artforum. December
  4. Sparks, Peter. "Peter Piller scoured". Kunstforum International. Bnd. 172, p. 308-9, Ruppichteroth
  5. "Well, half of life, drunk with kisses - The grand office miniatures of Peter Piller".
  6. Southgerman Newspaper. December 14, p. 13
  7. Oelze, Sabine. "About Regional lights". StadtRevue. November
  8. Wheeler, Martin. "It's not about the truth." The daily, June 7, p. 15
  9. Danicke, Sandra. "The search for the maximum nothing". Frankfurter Rundschau, September 12, p. 24-25
  10. Küng, Max. "The Häusle shower". Monopoly No.4, p 72-77
  11. "Unpleasant neighbors, Peter Piller Archive". Frankfurt am Main
  12. "Touch the car. Peter Piller Archive Volume 8." Frankfurt am Main
  13. "Regional lights. Peter Piller Archive Volume 7". Frankfurt am Main

2003

  1. Kunstverein, Bonn. "Peter Piller, valid?". Frankfurt am Main
  2. "Artist Page" artist Art Magazine 54th January

2002

  1. Ehlers, Fiona. "Sleeping Houses". KulturSPIEGEL. September p. 18-21
  2. Puvogel, Renate. "Peter Piller newspapers". In: Kunstforum International. Bnd. 158, p.295-297, Ruppichteroth
  3. 20 images from "forms of protest". Peter Piller Archive. Schauspielhaus Zurich. No. 02
  4. "Bone of contention. Peter Piller Archive Volume 6". Frankfurt am Main
  5. "Eyesore / jewel. Peter Piller Archive Volume 5". Frankfurt am Main
  6. "There is still nothing to be seen, Peter Piller Archive Band 4". Frankfurt am Main
  7. "Those responsible are unanimously Peter Piller Archive Volume 3". Frankfurt am Main
  8. "These unknowns, Peter Piller Archive Volume 2", Frankfurt am Main
  9. "We searched and sealed. Tatort houses, Peter Piller Archive Volume 1". Frankfurt am Main

2001

  1. "3 books" Regional lights, touch Auto overshadowed recordings

2000

  1. "Archives". Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, booklets 5, 44/00. Munich
  2. "Model, model", Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen

1998

  1. "There is still nothing to see". Hamburg

1997

  1. "Ice Cream Cart In Wendehammer". Hamburg

Catalogues

2015

  1. Seelig, Thomas and Elisabetta Antonelli. Peter Piller: Archive, Marterials (G). Köln, Germany: Walther Köln.

2014

  1. Archiv Peter Piller: Umschläge. New York, NY: Dashwood Books.

2012

  1. Keller, Christoph. Archiv Peter Piller: Kraft. New York, NY: JRP|Ringier.

2008

  1. Paradise und zurück, Schloass Dyck, Jüchen, Germany.
  2. Keller, Christoph. Archiv Peter Piller: Zeitung. New York, NY: JRP|Ringier.
  3. Keller, Christoph. Peter Piller:Nijverdal/Hellendoorn. New York, NY: JRP|Ringier.

2007

  1. Peter Piller Archive: newspaper, edited and designed by Christoph Keller. JRP Ringier art Verlag AG, Zurich, Germany
  2. Rencontres d'Arles, Arles
  3. Made in Germany, Kestner Gesellschaft Hannover, Ostfildern
  4. Vitamin Ph, London
  5. Photo Art: Photography in the 21st century. Dumont. P. 334

2006

  1. Public Folder #2. Cologne

2005

  1. Park. Publ. J. Bill Stone, M. Winzenheim, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden

2004

  1. Peter Piller Archive, edited and designed by Christoph Keller. Revolver, Frankfurt, Germany
  2. Ars viva.Zeit. Federation of German Industries BDI, Frankfurt am Main
  3. Be active, New Society for Visual Arts Berlin

2003

  1. The longing of the cartographers, Kunstverein Hannover
  2. Young West 2003 Kunsthalle Recklinghausen 

2002

  1. Prophets of Boom. Works from the Schürmann collection, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
  2. Other rooms / Other Spaces, Kunstverein in Hamber, Frankfurt am Main

2001

  1. Middle 36th issue 2/01. Institute for Social Research. Hamburg

2000

  1. Archive in: Süddeutsche Zeitung Magazin, booklets 5/00, 44/00, Munich 2000

Public Collections

  1. Cal Cego Collection, Barcelona, Spain
  2. CGAC (Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea), Santiago de Compostela, Spain
  3. Collection Comunidad de Madrid, Spain
  4. Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
  5. Fundación Ordoñez-Falcón, San Sebastián, Spain
  6. Generali Deutschland Holding, Köln, Germany
  7. Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany
  8. Kunsthalle Recklinghausen, Germany
  9. Kunstammlung der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
  10. Milwaukee Art Museum, WI
  11. Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen, Germany
  12. Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  13. Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany
  14. Sammlung Rheingold, Mönchengladbach, Düsseldorf, Germany
  15. San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA
  16. Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden, Germany
  17. Villa Merkel, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen, Germany

Grants and Awards

2012

  1. Edwin-Scharff Preis 2011 der Freien und Hansestadt Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

2006-2007

  1. Project Grant, Beethoven Foundation Bonn

2006

  1. Bâlose Art Prize, Art Basel Statement

2004

  1. Arse-Viva Contemporary Art Award, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

2003

  1. Albert Renger-Patzsch Award, Dietrich Oppenberg Foundation and Photographic Collection at the Museum Folkwang, Essen
  2. Art Award, "young West 2003", Kunsthalle Recklinghausen
  3. Rubens Young Art Award from the City of Siegen
  4. Hamburg-City Grant

2002

  1. Grant Foundation Kunstfonds Bonn

2001

  1. Art Award of Landesversicherungsanstalt Hamburg