Chronologie

1936
Born Cologne, Germany
1956 – 1960
Staatliche Werkakademie (State Art Academy), Kassel, 1. Staatsexamen (equivalent of M.F.A.)
1960 – 1961
Stanley William Hayter's Atelier 17, Paris
1961
Tyler School of Fine Arts, Temple University, Philadelphia
1961
Fulbright Fellowship
1963 – 1965
Returned to Cologne. Taught at Pädagogische Hochschule, Kettwig, and other institutions
1966 – 1967
Taught at University of Washington, Seattle; Douglas College, Rutgers University, New Jersey; Philadelphia College of Art
1978
Award: National Endowment for the Arts
1993
Award: Golden Lion (shared with Nam June Paik), Venice Biennale
1994
Guest Professorship, Hochschule für Bildende Künste, Hamburg
1997
Regents Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley
1998
Prize of Helmut-Kraft-Stiftung, Stuttgart
1967 – 2002
Taught at Cooper Union, New York (Professor of Art Emeritus)
2004
Award: Peter-Weiss-Preis, Bochum
Lives in New York (since 1965)

Expositions

2012
Castles in the air, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2012
This Will Have Been: Art, Love, & Politics in the 1980s, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Illinois, USA Chicago Illinois, USA
2011 – 2012
After the Gold Rush, Contemporary Photographs from the Collection, Metropolitan Museum, New York, USA
2011
Hans Haacke 1968, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge/Mass, USA (solo)
2011
Paradigm Shift Serralves Collection 60’s 70’s, MUSAC, León, Spain
2011
Beziehungsarbeit - Kunst und Institution, Künstlerhaus Wien, Austria
2011
Freedom of Speech, Kunstverein Hamburg; Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Germany
2010 – 2011
The Last Newspaper, New Museum, New York, USA
2010 – 2011
Taking Place, Stedelijik Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
2010
Hans Haacke: Show and tell, Fondatione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy (solo)
2010
Water, Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2009
Hans Haacke: Weather, or not, X Initiative, New York, NY
2009
69, Specific Object, New York, NY
2009
1989. End of History or Beginning of the Future? KUNSTHALLE wien, Vienna, Austria
2009
Free as Air and Water, 41 Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Radical Nature – Art and Architecture for a Changing Planet 1969-2009, Barbican Art Gallery, London, UK
2009
Cocktail by Cocktail, Kaleidoscope, Fribourg, Switzerland
2009
Sign/Age Part Three: Fight the Power, Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York, NY
2009
Commentary, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2009
Art of Two Germanys/Cold War Cultures, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2009
Biennale Cuvée 2009, OK Offenes Kulturhaus, Linz, Austria
2009
Time as Matter, Museu dʼArt Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2009
Kunst und Kalter Krieg, Deutsche Positionen 1945 bis 1989, Germanisches National Museum, Nürnberg. Traveled to Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany
2009
53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2009
Colección, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain
2009
MOCA's First Thirty Years, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA
2009
1968. Die große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
2008
The Return of Religion and Other Myths, Central Museum Utrecht; BAK, Utrecht, Netherlands
2008
Gwangju Biennial, Gwangju, South Korea
2008
Bundesgartenschau, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, Germany
2008
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York, NY
2008
The Art of Participation: 1950-Now, SFMoMA, San Francisco, CA
2008
That Was Then … This Is Now, P.S. 1, New York, NY
2008
Freedom, The Hague Sculpture Center, The Hague, Netherlands
2008
Bundesgartenschau, Galerie Sfeir-Semler, Hamburg, Germany
2007
New York States of Mind, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
2007
Mask, James Cohan Gallery in collaboration with Joseph G. Gerena Fine Art, New York, NY
2006
The Message Is the Medium, curated by Marshall Reese, Jim Kempner Fine Art, New York, NY
2006
Hans Haacke wirklich, curated by Matthias Flügge, Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany
2006
Hans Haacke - wirklich Werke 1959-2006, curated by Robert Fleck, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany
2006
Here + Now, Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland, OR
2006
Fourteen Artists/Fourteen Years: Mahaffey Fine Art, curated by Annette Dixon, PortlandArt Museum, Portland, OR
2006
Zero: International Avant-garde of the 50s and 60s, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
2005
Open Systems: Rethinking Art c.1970, Tate Modern, London, England
2005
Monuments for the USA, California College of Art Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2005
Kritische Gesellschaften: Kunst, Kritik und die Versprechen des Kapitalismus, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
2005
Bewegliche Teile-Formen des Kintetischen, Museum Tinguely, Basel, Switzerland
2005
Occupying Space-Sammlung Generali Foundation, Haus der KUnst, Munich, Germany
2005
Kontexte der Fotografie, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen, Germany
2005
behind the facts. Interfunktionen 1968-1975, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
2005
MIRRORICAL RETURNS: Marcel Duchamp and the 20th Century Art, Yokohama Museum of Art, Kanagawa, Japan
2004
A Minimal Future? Art as Object 1958-1968, Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Los Angeles, CA
2004
Behind the Facts, Interfunktionen 1988-1975, Fundació Joan Miró, Barcelona. Traveled to Museu Serralves, Porto
2004
Art and Utopia, Action Restricted, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
2004
Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form 1940s-1970s, Los Angeles County Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2004
Traveled to Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL
2004
Moscow-Berlin, Historical Museum, Moscow, Russia
2004
70/90 Engagierte Kunst, Neues Museum, Nuremberg, Germany
2004
Bewegliche Teile, Formen des Kinetischen, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
2004
Mirrorical Return, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
2003
Air, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
2003
The Last PictureShow: Artists Using Photography 1960-1982, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2003
Traveled to UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2003
Berlin-Moskau, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany