Jiri Georg Dokoupil
Biography & CV
Jiri Georg Dokoupil (b. 1954 in Krnov, Czech Republic) lives and works in Berlin, Prague, Madrid and Rio de Janeiro. He holds an MFA from the Academy of Fine Arts in Cologne (1976), and also studied at the University of Frankfurt and at Cooper Union in New York in the late 1970s. He was a visiting professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (1983–1984), Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid (1989), and Gesamtschule Kassel (1994–1995). Major solo exhibitions include Deichtorhalle, Germany (2005), Palacio de Velasquez, Spain (2000), Chateau de Chenonceau, France (1999), Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Austria (1997) and Horsens Kunstmuseum, Denmark (1991). Jiri Georg Dokoupil has participated in various international exhibitions including the Venice Biennale (1987) and documenta 7 (1987). He is represented in several prominent collections wold wide, such as Sammlung Ludwig, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Sammlung Metzger, Museum am Ostwall, Museum Folkwang, Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar, Neues Museum and Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart in Germany, Sonnabend Collection and Hammer Museum in USA, CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Malága, Caixa de Pensiones, CAC Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Malága and Centro Reina Sofia in spain, as well as Van Abbemuseum, Holland, Centre Pompidou, France, Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland, The National Museum of Contemporary Art, Korea and Horsens Kunstmuseum, Denmark. In 2012 he was awarded the Lovis-Corinth-Prize.
Selected solo exhibitions
Zweimal Drei Musketiere, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, St. Moritz. Switzerland
Wild Foam at Galerie Andrea Caratsch, St. Moritz, Switzerland
Furniture For Fotos, Dvorak Sec Contemporary, Prague, Czech Republic
BUBLINY ŠVÝCARSK , Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland
Oxymoron, Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava, Slovakia
New Paintings, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, USA
Dokoupil – Frešo (with Viktor Frešo), Kunsthalle Košice, Košice, Slovakia
Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Haralampi Oroschakoff, Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin, Germany.
New Foam Paintings, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland
Mistakes, Galleri Susanne Ottesen, Copenhagen, Denmark
Lovis-Corinth-Preisträger 2012, Kunstforum Ostdeutsche Galerie Regensburg, Regensburg, Germany