Nina Lola Bachhuber

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Born in Munich, Germany. Attended Hamburg Academy of Fine Arts (MFA)

One–Person Exhibitions









, Gallery Heinz-Martin Weigand, Berlin
Im Auge des Zebras, with Michael Kalmbach, Gallery Knut Hartwich, Sellin, Rügen
Loplop's Logik
, Gallery Heinz-Martin Weigand, Berlin, Germany
Nachtschatten, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Die Königin verneigt sich und tötet,
Kunstverein Glückstadt, Germany
Locust Plague, Gallery Weigand, Ettlingen, Germany
Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds, Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan
Glasgow Sculpture Studios (with Stuart Gurden)
Not Yet a Widow
,Gallery Antje Wachs, Berlin
Yesterday I Ate a Lizard, Space Other, Boston
Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan
Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan
The Social Life of Mussels, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects
Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan
Greyscale (Wall for two rockers), Künstlerhaus Hamburg, Germany
Bist lieb, Moltkerei Werkstatt, Cologne, Germany
Goethe Haus, New York
Coexistence, DG Kunstverein, Munich, Germany (Catalog)
Schloss Elmau, Germany
Kunsthaus Essen, Germany (Catalog)
Badewonnen, Gesellschaft der Freunde junger Kunst, Baden-Baden, Germany
Kunstverein Furth
Group Exhibitions (selection)


Über Bilder reden, Künstlerhaus Frise, Hamburg
Ready or not, Newark Museum, Newark, NJ, curated by Shlomit Dror
Dieu Donné Papermill, NY
Workspace Program Artists, Dieu Donné Papermill, NY
An Exchange with Sol LeWitt, curated by Regine Baisha, MASS MoCA,
North Adams and Cabinet Magazine, Brooklyn, NY










What is left, curated by Rachel Gugelberger, CRLab at Winkleman Gallery, NY
Silent Position, curated by Rolf Bergmeier, Shikaoi, Hokaido, Japan
Lush Life: Let it Die, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud and Franklin Evans, Lehmann Maupin Gallery, New York, and Lush Life:The Devil you know, Colette Blanchard Gallery, New York
Hair Tactics
, curated by Rocio Aranda -Alvarado, Jersey City Museum, NJ
The Arbitrariness of Signs, curated by Sara Reisman, Momenta Art, Brooklyn, NY
Velada Santa Lucia, curated by Rolf Bergmeier, Santa Lucia, Venezuela
The Last Book, curated  by Luis Camnitzer, Zentralbibliothek Zürich,  Switzerland
Grito e Escuta, 7th Mercosul Biennial, curated by Victoria Noorthoorn and Camilo Yáñez, Porto Alegre, Brazil
represented in “Densenho das Idéas" , curated by Victoria Noorthoorn, and "Absurdo”, curated by Laura Lima
Impossible Exchange, curated by Filipa Oliveira and Miguel Amado, Frieze Art Fair, London
Exquisite Corpse, curated by Anonda Bell, Paul Robeson Galleries, Rutgers University, NJ
Bildschön: Schönheitskult in der aktuellen Kunst, curated by Dr. Brigitte Baumstark und Melanie Ardjah, Städtische Galerie im ZKM, Karlsruhe (Cat.)
Back of the Head: Alternative Approaches to Portraiture, curated by Jenny Brownrigg and
Laura Simpson, Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, University Of Dundee, Scotland (Cat.)
Multi Media, curated by Rebecca Hackemann, W. Schmidt Gallery, Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa (Cat.)
The Last Book, curated by Luis Camnitzer, Museum of the National Library of Madrid, Spain
Gallery Min Min, Tokyo
Pieces of Art with the Minimum of Steel, curated by Edgar Orlaineta, Galleria de Arte Mexicana, Mexico City
Intransit, Moti Hasson Gallery, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, New York
Urban Jealousy, Tehran Biennial, curated by Amirali Ghasemi and Serhat Koksal
Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan
Wunderbare Begebenheiten und andere Märchen, curated by Kerstin Nieman, General Public, Berlin
In practice, curated by Sarina Basta, Sculpture Center, L.I.C., New York
New New York Drawings, curated by Don Desmett, Richmond Center for Visual Arts, Michigan
This Mango is not an iPod, curated by Ben Heywood, Soap Factory, Minneapolis
MASH, curated by Amy Smith-Stewart and Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The Helena, New York
Red badge of Courage, curated by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, The National Newark Building, Newark
NJSC Fellowship recipients, Ben Shahn Galleries, William Paterson University, Paterson, NJ (Catalog)
Transgression/Excess, Space Other, Boston
Swab, Barcelona (with Space Other, Boston)
Drawings, Yoshiko Matsumoto Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Remember who you are, curated by Amy Smith-Stewart, Mary Boone Gallery, New York
WoMA, André Schlechtriem Temporary, Inc., New York
Greater New York 2005, P.S.1/MoMA Queens (Catalog)
Hanging by a thread, curated by Nina Arias and José Diaz, The Moore Space, Miami (Catalog)
Zavaleta Lab, curated by Victoria Noorthoorn, Buenos Aires, Argentina (Catalog)
Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany
Art @ Agnes, Tokyo, Japan
International Paper, UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (Catalog)
Breaking away, P.S.1/MoMA Queens
Drawings, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York
On paper, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland
Harakiri Bonbon, Kunsthaus and Kunstverein, Hamburg, Germany (Catalog)
Junge Kunst 2003, Tuchfabrik, Trier and Kunstverein Trier, Germany
Interplay 2, Curated by Silvia Cubiña and Patrik Charpenel, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, San Juan, PR
Interplay 1, Curated by Silvia Cubiña and Patrik Charpenel, The Moore Space, Miami (Catalog)
Saar Ferngas Förderpreis, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, G (Catalog)
The 25 Anniversary Selections Exhibition, The Drawing Center, New York
Exit Art, New York
Walk-About, Ramat Gan Museum, Tel Aviv and Kampnagel, Hamburg (Catalog)
SUK 2, Sesto Senso, Bologna, Italy
Form, Gallery Korea, New York
K3, Hamburg, Germany
Selections 2000, The Drawing Center, New York (Catalog)
Kepplvilla, Schwandorf, Germany (Catalog)
International Studio Program, New York (Catalog)
Fellowships (selection)




NJSCA Fellowship for Sculpture
Dieu Donné Papermill, New York City
Printing Fellowship Brodsky Center for Innovative Print and Paper
Sculpture Space Utica, New York, with Geraldine Dodge Award
NJSCA Fellowship for Sculpture
Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, New York
Millay Colony for the Arts, Austerlitz, New York
Yaddo Residency Program, Saratoga Springs, New York
Künstlerhaus Hamburg
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant
DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Scholarship for New York City
International Studio Program, New York City
Public Collections

Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York
Weisman Art Museum, University of Minnesota
Hunterdon Museum of Art
Jersey City Museum
Montclair Art Museum
Morris Museum
Newark Public Library
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
New Jersey State Museum
Noyes Museum of Art
Zimmerli Art Museum
Bibliography (selection)

2011 2010

The creative process is like a virus, Interview with Caroline Menezes, studio international 8/1/2015
Dan Bischoff, “Lunar Mission”, Star Ledger, 22/6/2014
Matta Bua and Maximilian Goldfarb, "Architectural Inventions- Visionary Drawings", Laurence King Publishing LTD
Regine Baisha, "An Exchange with Sol LeWitt", Cabinet Books and MassMOCA (Cat.)
Trent Morse, “Top Gallery Picks: Nina Lola Bachhuber, Nachtschatten”, TheWGNews, 12/2010
Bradley Rubenstein, "All of This and Nothing," Culture Catch, 12/ 12/2010
Helen Homan Wu, “Nachtschatten at Momenta Art”, Artcards, 12/19/ 2010
The New York Observer / The View Master “Nina Lola Bachhuber: Nachtschatten”, 12/16/2010
Gabriele Knoop, “Aura des Rätselhaften”, Schleswiger Nachrichten 8/19//2010
"Zwei Ausstellungen im Palais für aktuelle Kunst", Hallo Steinburg, 8/4/2010
Gabriele Knoop, “Neue Ausstellungen im Palais für aktuelle Kunst”, Norddt. Rundschau 8/3/2010
Norddt. Rundschau, “Gastspiel im Kunsthaus: Von New York nach Glückstadt”, 8/13/2010
“Epochale Begegnungen” Deutsche Bahn Regional 8/2010
Christine Reimers, “Kulturnacht mit vielen Höhepunkten”, Norddeutsche Rundschau 2/9/2010
Lance Esplund, “Beyond Laissez-Faire Summer Fare: Lush Life”, The Wall Street Journal 24/7/2010
Baden Copeland, Jeremy Egner, Erik Piepenburg: Lush Life interactive Map, The New York Times, 8/7/2010
Media Farzin, “Lush Life: an Exhibition in Nine Chapters”, 8/11/2010
Lehmann Maupin represents Chapter Four of Lush Life, 8/18/2010
Lehmann Maupin represents Chapter Four of Lush Life, All Art News 7/13/2010
A.Daley and S. Swinder, Art Observed on site, “Lush Life Exhibitions on display at
Nine Lower East Side Galleries”, 7/14/2010
John Haber, “A Tale of two cities: Swell and Lush Life - Dead man walking”, 7/2010
Constance Gounod, “Nina Lola Bachhuber”, Saatchi online Critic’s choice 4/1/2010
Holland Cotter, “Lower East Side Tale, Refracted Nine Times”,The New York Times7/09/2010
Enrico Gomez  , “The Arbitrariness of Signs”, Williamsburg Artmagazine 4/01/2010
2009 Christan Rattemeyer, "The Judth Rothschild Contemporary Drawings Collection", Catalogue Raisonné, MoMA Publications
Victoria Noorthoorn and Camilo Yáñez, “Grito e Escuta”, 7a Bienal Bienal do Mercosul, Fundaçao Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre, Brazil (Cat.)
Eduardo Veras, “Uma chance par olhar: Curiosidade é boa parceira em uma eventual visita å 7. Bienal do Mercosul”, Zero Hora, 11/2/2009
Raquel Schneider, “Bienal do Mercosul: Mosaico feito de Arte”, Jornal do Comércio 10/23/09
Massa Cultural, “Bienal do Mercosul” , 10/20/09
Raina So: “Dynamic encounters : Bienal do Mercosul” Raina So Blogspot Brazil 22/10/09
“Mostra Absurdo”, Canal Contemporåneo 11/03/09
Pablo Leon de la Barra, “ ‘Grito e Ecuta’ in Porto Alegre, 7th Bienal do Mercosul Report”, Center for the Aesthetic Revolution 11/14/09
Greg Lynn: “7th Mercosul Biennial 2009: Grito e Ecuta’ “, Vernissage TV Brazil 12/15/09
Dr. Brigitte Baumstark, Melanie Ardjah: Bildschön: Schönheitskult in der
aktuellen Kunst”, Städtische Galerie im ZKM, Karlsruhe (Cat.)
Jenny Brownrigg, Laura Simpson: “Back of the Head: Alternative Approaches
to Portraiture”, Cooper Gallery, Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design,
University Of Dundee, Scotland (Cat.)





Luis Camnitzer The Last Book”, Museum of the National Library, Madrid (Cat.)
Ulrich von Döltzschen, “Antje Wachs zeigt Nina Lola Bachhuber”, Die Welt, 2/10/06
Gregory Volk, 8 Paragraphs for Nina Lola Bachhuber Text on the occasion of the exhibition
 “Yesterday I ate a lizard” at  Space Other April 2006
Micah J. Malone, “Nina Lola Bachhuber@ Space Other, Boston” in : www.bigredand May 2006, nr. 43
Andrea K. Scott, “Local Heroes”, Time Out New York Nr. 496: 3/31–4/6, 2005
Adriana Herrera, “colgado de un hilo”, El Nuevo Herald
Nina Arias and José Diaz, ”Hanging by a thread” catalogue text
Artpremium “The Moore Space exhibe Hanging by a thread”, 9/2005
Revista Lapiz Nr. 218 , 12/ 2005 “Greater New York”
W art magazine p. 38/39 artist project 11/2005
Greater New York Book 2005, exhibition catalogue PS 1/MoMA
Hanya Yanagihara, “Drawing resurfaces”, Departures 12/04 p.131-136
Harada Yukiko, "Nina Lola Bachhuber at Gallery Min",
Kateigaho International, Japan 11/03
Philip Martin, "International Paper", Tema Celeste 97 april-may 2003 p.83
Claudine Ise, "Drawn to Paper" in International Paper, UCLA HAMMER Museum (Catalog)
Peter Frank, "The Paper Chase", Art on Paper 4/03 p.36
"International Paper: Drawings by emerging artists" art on paper 3/03 p.30
Christopher Knight, "Drawing, not toeing the line" LA Times 2/7/03
galerienspiegel, "Greyscale (Wall for two rockers)", Taz Hamburg 8/21/02
Christel Heybrock, "Ironisch, pfiffig, meisterhaft" Mannheimer Morgen 9/6/02
Saar Ferngas "Foerderpreis Junge Kunst 2002" (Catalog)
Hagi Segev,"Walkabout" Studio Magazine 9/01
Dr. Petra Bopp:"Walkabout, 8 artists from Israel and Germany" (Catalog)
Dana Gilerman "Turning loaded memories into art, Ha’aretz 6/9/00
The Drawing Center, "Drawing Papers 10" (Catalog)
 Lydia Schmidt, "Kunstkiez Brooklyn", ELLE 8/2000, p.42