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 exhibitions, awards, competitions, prizes, presentations, lectures, juries, expertises, teaching, academic exhibitions, publications, texts, catalogs, permanent work 

>shows, prizes


Poststudio, September 18th through September 19th 2021, opening and book premiere: 17.9.2021, opening hours: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Vexer Verlag Berlin Office, Gneisenaustrasse 54, 10961 Berlin


Lassenmachen, book presentation and exhibition, Galerie Vincenz Sala Berlin and Merve-Verlag Leipzig, October 10th. through November 11th, 2020, Berlin


BN/LF/FM/CP Sculptures, Dornach Monastery Garden (CH), 2019-2022


>competitions, prizes


Le Jardin de Monsieur Monier, presentation and exhibition of the two-phase selective art competition CGS_Complex Gare Sud, ECCG - Ecole de Commerce et de Culture Générale; 5 sculptures, from 1 June, Sierre, Wallis 2018


Residency Kloster Dornach, 30.4.-25.5.2018, Dornach CH


Bricolage, Fritz Balthaus, 1st prize, with recommendation for realisation, art with building, competition OSZ Lise Meitner School, Berlin 2018


>lectures, course of lectures, jurys


Deputy expert judge in the restricted, anonymous art-in-building competition for the Federal Criminal Police Office in Puschkinallee 52, Berlin Treptow, awarding authority: Bundesanstalt für Immobilienaufgaben (Federal Agency for Real Estate)


Specialized judge in the non-open, single-phase art-in-architecture competition: refurbishment of house 2 at Mauerstraße 27 to accommodate the Federal Ministry for Family Affairs, Senior Citizens, Women and Youth and the Federal Ministry of Health, Berlin


>teaching, students exhibitions


4-day block on Art in Context in Berlin, September 20th through 23rd 2021


I can offer 12 graduates a 4-day block on art in context, sculpture, intervention, installation, competition. The mentoring will take place in the 38th week, from 20-23 September 2021 in Berlin - This is an invitation to former masters, diploma and master students, i.e. graduates in fine arts from recent years. There are no costs for the week block itself. A bicycle should be brought along on the second day.


Day 1, Monday 20 September 2021 (10 hours)


In the morning: depending on the number of participants, getting to know each other in the garden of Ackerstraße 18, 2nd courtyard, 10115 Berlin, or Atelier Fritz Balthaus, introductory lecture on the topic. The selection of artistic works discussed and visited below may be extended by suggestions from the participants.


Afternoon: Cycling to see artworks in the public context of Berlin, in Mitte: Christian Boltanski, Kleine Hamburger Straße, Peter Friedl, Poll Foundation, Renata Lucas, KW, Lawrence Weiner, Hoffmann Collection, Thomas Locher, Gipshöfe, Rolf Wicker on the forecourt; Grimm Library, Micha Ullman, Bebelplatz; Fritz Balthaus 6 holes; Franka Hörnschemeyer, Bundestag; Via Lewandowsky, Federal Ministry of Defence; Reich Chancellery marble in the Hausvogteiplatz underground;


Day 2, Tuesday 21 September 2021 (10 hours).

Full day: Viewing artworks in the public context of Berlin by bicycle: Heizkraftwerk Mitte: Ayse Erkmen, Dan Graham, Per Kirkeby, Thomas Bayrle; Kreuzberg: Fritz Balthaus, Marked Space Unmarked Space, Berlinische Galerie, Ayse Erkmen, Heinrichplatz; Sol Lewitt, Family Court; Richard Serra, Philharmonie; Norbert Radermacher, next to Neuer Nationalgalerie; Abschluss Braco Dimitrijević, Schloßpark Charlottenburg, plus new works by, among others, the two artists 'Missing Link' which is currently in progress.


Day 3, Wednesday 22 September (8 hours).

Full day: Atelier Fritz Balthaus, Ackerstraße 81, 13355 Berlin-Wedding; individual works of the participants will be looked at and future strategies will be developed in individual discussions.


Day 4, Thursday 23 September (8 hours).

Full day: Atelier Fritz Balthaus, Ackerstraße 81, 13355 Berlin-Wedding; In individual discussions, individual works of the participants will be viewed and future strategies developed.


If you are interested, please register by 1 September at: studio@balthaus.org.


>publications, writings, reviews, cataloges


POSTSTUDIO, Working with Environments, Monograph 1979-2021, Vexer Verlag Berlin/Sankt Gallen 2021


Fritz Balthaus, Lassenmachen, was geht kommt sowieso! Texte und Kontexte, Merve-Verlag Berlin, 2020


Fritz Balthaus, BN/LF/FM/CP, Sculptures in the garden of Dornach monastery, 2019-2022, _957 Heft 104, Luzern 2020


Fountain 4, Insert, vonhundert #33, Editors Barbara Buchmaier, Andreas Koch, Berlin, September 2019


U-TURN, Shooting Mount Rigi, _957 #93/94, Independent Art Magazine, Editor: Stephan Wittmer, Lucerne 2019


BERLINZULAGE, West-Berlin/Kunst/1980s, the catalogue was published on the occasion of the exhibition of the same name at Künstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin 2018


z_g_c, Flight cancelled, Broschüre, Berlin 2018


Fritz Balthaus, 5 works with environments, catalog, Berlin 2018


Studio Balthaus, 4 works in public context, brochure, Berlin 2018


>permanent works


 Bricolage, OSZ Lise-Meitner-Schule, Berlin 2018


 Kunst[Nest, Max Delbrück Centrum, Berlin-Buch 2017


 Silent Ceilings, Rounded Grounds, 2 Sculptures, Museum1, Winkelbüel, Grundstück 837, CH 6043 Adligenswil, 2017


 Petri-Pegel, 4 Objects, Hansestadt Rostock 2015


 use, lightsculpture, Kunstmuseum Heidenheim 2013


 Sabina, a noise, Aarau 2013, noise on site, unpredictable occurring crackle sound in the skylight rooms of an exhibition house in Aarau; hosted by Alldone & Foundation FT, Aarau; tuesday to sunday, 10am through 5pm, thursday 10am through 8pm, closed on mondays, Aargauerplatz, 5001 Aarau


 Pure Moore, sculpture, bronze, Berlin 2010, art with building, at the BKA headquarters in Berlin-Treptow


 Marked space / unmarked space, Berlin 2003 architecture/sculpture

An art contribution for the complete exterior of the Berlinische Galerie, Museum for art, photografy and architecture: Entrance, white Wall and all façades. Alte Jakobstraße 124-128 10969 Berlin-Kreuzberg


 6 holes, Berlin 2002, architecture/sculpture, location: nursery-school, Jerusalemer Straße 10, 10117 Berlin, Appointments to visit the building, please contact the head of the nursery school, Mrs. Rüsing, in advance: 030-20216803


 K-Kunstorte, Berlin 2001

Sculpture, German horticultural show Potsdam, Bornstedter Feld, Location: close to main entrance