ARTIST NAME Bara (Hans-Peter Thomas)
TEAM NAME
GROUP Group XXVIII, Apr 09- Sept 09
DISCIPLINE Art
WEBSITE
BIO Born 1968 in Bonn, Germany
Lives in Los Angeles, USA

Education

Art, Academy of Fine Arts, Munich, Germany

Selected Exhibitions

2011
- "The Magic Sexy Templeloch of Wonderspirit", Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Geste, Zufall, Prozess. Die Neue Abstraktion", Galerie Nosbaum&Reding, Luxemburg (Group Exhibition)

2010
- "Bara-Monster Grid Paintings“, Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck, Austria (Solo Exhibition)
- "Bara Public Portrait Session Roberto Ohrt," Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, Germany (Solo Exhibition)
- "Bara & Phillipa Horan," Wonderloch Kellerland, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Transcendence Inc.", Autocenter, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Bürokunst für die Mittelschicht", Galerie artThiess, Munich, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Schwarz Gold", Schloss Beesenstedt, Germany (Group Exhibition)

2009
- Kunstverein Oldenburg, Germany (Solo Exhibition)
- "Empfänger/Sender," Ben Kaufmann, Berlin, Germany (Solo Exhibition)
- "5 years for friends," Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck (Group Exhibition)

2008
- "Kommando Tilmann Riemenschneider," Hospitalhof, Stuttgart, Germany (Group Exhibition and Publication)
- "Abstraktion, die Abstrake Kunst ist Wieder Da," Art-Magazin, Nr.8/August (Publication)
- "Kommando Giotto deBondone," Gio Marconi, Milan, Italy (Group Exhibition)
- "Most-Brücke," La Fabrica, Prague, Czech Republic (Group Exhibition)
- "Sommerfest der Herzchen," Autocenter, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Hier ist Amerika oder Nirgends," Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Bara, Bernhard Lehner, Chris Lipomi," Forever and a Day Büro, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Moraltarantula 2," Elektrohaus, Hamburg, Germany (Group Exhibition)

2007
- "Bara," Galerie Bernd Kugler, Innsbruck, Austria (Solo Exhibition)
- "Stufe 1," Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Berlin, Germany (Solo Exhibition)
- "Oliver Twist," Rental Gallery, New York, USA (Group Exhibition)
- "Niveaualarm," Kunstraum, Innsbruck, Austria (Group Exhibition)
- "All Hands on Deck," Galerie Ben Kauffmann, Munich, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Kommando Calvin Cohn," Salon 94, New York, USA (Group Exhibition)
- "Moraltarantula," Elektrohaus, Hamburg, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Die Macht des Dinglichen - Skulptur Heute," Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition and Publication)

2006
- "Bara, René Luckhardt, Ulrich Wulff," Galerie Kugler, Innsbruck, Austria (Group Exhibition)
- "La Boum II" Galerie Sies & Höke, Düsseldorf, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Das Herr Winkelmann Stipendium," Munich, Germany (Award)
- "Die Coolste Show von Coolhausen," BAllhaus Ost, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Abraktion & ?berleben, Die Ewige Schuld der Moderne,' Verlag für moderne Kunst Nürnberg (Publication)
- "Ketzer & Co.," Haus der Kunst der Stadt Brünn (Publication)

2005
- "Goslar," Galerie Ben Kaufmann, Munich, Germany (Solo Exhibition)
- "Hier Kommt Forschung," Galerie Na Bidylku, Brno, Czech Republic (Solo Exhibition)
- "Mutung," Forever and a Day, Berlin, Germany (Solo Exhibition)
- "Professor Winkler Stipendium," Berlin, Germany (Award)
- "Kir Royal," Artforum, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Bara, Forschung," Verlag Heckler und Koch, Berlin, Germany (Publication)
- "Sammlung Furler-Tine & Mo Whiteman, Teil 1," Verlag Heckler und Koch, Berlin, Germany (Publication)

2004
- "Hallung," Autocenter, Berlin, Germany (Solo Exhibition)
- "Kommando Pfannenkuchen," Gallery Daniel Hug, Los Angeles, USA (Solo Exhibition)
- "Kommando Pfannenkuchen," Verlag Heckler und Koch, Berlin, Germany (Publication)
- "Livemusicperformance: John Bock's 'Hasenfilm', Manifest 5, San Sebastian, Spain (Performance)
- "Livemusicperformance: John Bock's 'Hasenfilm', Fundatione Trussardi, Milan, Italy (Performance)

2003
- "Das Alphabet," Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany (Solo Exhibition and Publication)
- "An American Funeral," EZ-Gallery, New York, USA (Solo Exhibition)
- "Sammlung Furler," Collection Furler, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Illegale Kunstwerke auf/s Papier," PR17, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Dioe," Hamburg, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Meise Nr. 1," Verlag Heckler und Koch, Berlin, Germany (Publication)

2002
- "Friede Freiheit Freiheit," Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Tiere 2003," Haus der Eheleute Palme, Immenstadt, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Gro?e Kunstausstellung im Pazifik," Pazifik, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Ausflug-Exkursionen," Ioop-Raum für Aktuelle Kunst, Berlin, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Viva November," Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg (Publication)

2001
- "Robinson Crusoe," Tent, Rotterdam, the Netherlands (Solo Exhibition)
- "Viva November," Städtische Galerie, Wolfsburg, Germany (Group Exhibition)
- "Sometimes I Don't Know if it's the Wind or the Woman," Galerie Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain (Performance)

2000
- "In Love," Galerie Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain (Group Exhibition)
- DAAD - Rotterdam, the Netherlands (Grant)

1999
- "Parking," Highbridge Park, New York, USA (Group Exhibition)

1998
- "Morphing Systhems," Klinik, Zürich, Switzerland (Group Exhibition)

1997
- "Mutter," Golden Pudel Club, Hamburg, Germany (Performance)
PORTRAIT
Bara  (Hans-Peter Thomas) portrait
© Bara
FINAL PROJECT
“St. Francis Wave,” 2009

© MAK Center/Joshua White

Project Details...
JURY
Xenia Kalpaktsoglou
Andrea Lenardin Madden
Gerhard Johann Lischka
Erwin Wurm
Peter Noever