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Friedrich Kunath

Born in Chemnitz, Germany, 1974 

University of Arts, Braunschweig, Germany, 1998 (studied with Professor Walter Dahn)

Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

One-Person Exhibitions

The Art Of Surviving November, Galerie Max Hetzler, London, UK
A Table For Two For One, Travesía Cuatro, Madrid, Spain
Coming Home Was As Beautiful As Going Away, KINDL - Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
There Must Be A Spanish Word For This Feeling, Centro de Arte Contemporáneo de Málaga, Spain 
I Don’t Know The Place, But I Know How To Get There
, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

I’ll Try to Be More Romantic, Kunstsammlung Jena, Jena, Germany
The Things I Notice Now, Travesía Cuatro, Mexico City, Mexico
Life Is Short and Days Are Long, Avlskarl Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark
New Ballads, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Sensitive Euro Man, König Galerie, Berlin, Germany

Live Forever, Blum & Poe, Tokyo, Japan
All Your Fears Trapped Inside, JTT, New York, NY
Songs Build Little Rooms in Time, Soccer Club Club, Chicago, IL

One Man's Ceiling is Another Man's Floor, Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Where is the Madness that You Promised Me, Tim van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

Frutti di Mare, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

The World is a Beautiful Place (We’re Not Here For Long), Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
My Loneliness Shines, VNH Gallery, Paris, France
Juckreiz, Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf, Germany

Sentimental Air, BQ, Berlin, Germany

Earth to Fuckface, White Cube, Hong Kong, China
Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, NY
The Forest Smelled Like Bananas, CAPRI, Düsseldorf, Germany
If I Could Only Remember Your Name, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven, GermanyGrand Optimist, The Eastern Star Gallery, The Archer School for Girls, Los Angeles, CA
The Temptation to Exist (May Contain Nuts), Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
A Plan to Follow Summer Around the World, Centre d’art contemporain d’Ivry – le Crédac, Ivry-sur-Seine, France

I’m Running Out Of World, White Cube, Mason’s Yard, London, UK
Raymond Moody’s Blues, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK

Lacan’s Haircut, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA (exh. cat.)
Your Life is Not for You, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
Things We Did When We Were Dead, BQ, Berlin, Germany

Lonely Are the Free, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin, Germany
The Most Beautiful World in the World, White Cube, London, UK (exh. cat.)

Tropical Depression, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY I used to be darker, but then I got lighter and then I got dark again, Kaikai Kiki Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
Hammer Projects: Friedrich Kunath, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Kunstsaele, Berlin, Germany

Hello Walls, BQ, Berlin, Germany
7 x 14, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
Home wasn’t built in a day, Kunstverein Hannover, Germany

Rising vs. Setting, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Emoh, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

Twilight, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Kunsthaus NRW Kornelimünster, Aachen, Germany
Warum, BQ, Cologne, Germany

I have always been here before, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY

We were the one thing in the galaxy God didn’t have his eyes on, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Our endless numbered days, BQ, Cologne, Germany 

We are not as far west as we suppose we are, The Bakery/Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Welcome Home Steve Curry, BQ, Cologne, Germany
Mise en Scene: Curieux VI – Friedrich Kunath: When was the First Time You Realized the Next Time Would be the Last Time, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany

Videos, CHAUSSE 37, Berlin, Germany

One Day It Will All Make Sense, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

Why Are My Friends Such Finks, BQ, Cologne, Germany

Group Exhibitions

Come As You Are, Anthony Gallery, Chicago, IL
Stories We Live With: Selection from the Somlói-Spengler Collection, curated by Mónika Zsikla, Q Contemporary, Budapest, Hungary

The Emerald Tablet, Jeffrey Deitch, Los Angeles, CA
Shape of an Image, curated by Sasha Bogojev, Woaw Gallery, Hong Kong, China
Parallel Worlds, Nassima Landau, Tel Aviv, Israel
Inaugural Exhibition, König Galerie, Seoul, South Korea

5,471 miles, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA 
36 Paintings, Harper's Books, East Hampton, NY
Friend of Ours, organized by Benjamin Godsill and Joel Mesler, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY
L.A., MAKI Collection, Tennoz, Tokyo, Japan
Enjoy and Take Care!, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

The Last Waltz (For Leon), Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Selections from the Marciano Collection, Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
A New Age: Concerning the Spiritual in Art, curated by Ruth Direktor, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel
Aviv, Israel
Some Trees, organized by Christian Malycha, Nino Mier Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Live Forever, Tim Van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Reflections, Gana Art Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Die Rückkehr des Pre Bell Man, Museum für Kommunikation Frankfurt, Germany

This is a Pipe: Realism and the Found Object in Contemporary Art, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL
Cliché, Almine Rech Gallery, New York, NY
LA Friends Part 1, Rental Gallery, East Hampton, NY
FOUR ROOMS, Blum & Poe, New York, NY
Under the Night Sky, Albertz Benda, New York, NY

Horror Vacui, or The Annihilation of Space, curated by Shane Campbell, Misako & Rosen, Tokyo, Japan 
Form and Volume, CFHILL, Stockholm, Sweden

Self-FictionDavid Altmejd & Friedrich Kunath, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands
Mount Analogue, Performance Ski, Aspen, CO
Takashi Murakami’s Superflat Collection: From Shōhaku and Rosanjin to Anselm Kiefer, Yokohama Art Museum, Yokohama, Japan
Tomorrow is a long time, Tim van Laere Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium
Group show, M+B, Los Angeles, CA 
Juxtapoz x Superflat, Pivot Art + Culture, Seattle, WA; traveled to Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada
Giles, Gagosian Gallery, Athens, Greece Human Condition, curated by John Wolf, Los Angeles Metropolitan Medical Center, CA L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA

If You Leave Me Can I Come Too?, Hunter East Harlem Gallery, Hunter College, New York, NY
The Avant-Garde Won’t Give Up: Cobra and Its Legacy, curated by Alison M. Gingeras, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA (exh. cat.)
Love or the Lack of It, Travesía Cuatro, Madrid, Spain
My wife does the dishes, I do the revolution, Kimmerich, Berlin, Germany
Oh, of course, you were berry picking, Galerie Drei, Cologne, Germany Second Chances, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO

Lone Tree, Marlborough Chelsea, New York, NY
FIRE!, Venus Over Manhattan, New York, NY
New Image Painting, Shane Campbell Gallery, Chicago, IL

Set Pieces, Cardi Black Box, Milan, Italy
More Young Americans, L’Enclos des Bernardins, Hotel de Miramion, Paris, France
The Hope of Wrecks, Museum of St. Albans, Hertfordshire, UK
À triple tour: oeuvres de la collection Pinault, Centre des Monuments Nationaux, La
Conciergerie, Paris, France
Transforming the Known: Works from the Bert Kreuk Collection, Gemeente Museum, Den Haag, Netherlands

Death Can Dance, Townhouse, Zurich, Switzerland
Stiftung Schloss Dyck, Juechen, Germany
The Residue of Memory, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Schach Matt, Märkisches Museum Witten, Witten, Germany
Other Voices, Other Rooms, Wentrup Projects, Copenhagen, Denmark
Funny, FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY
Wonderful-Humboldt, Krokodil & Polke, Die Olbricht Collection, me Collectors Room
Berlin, Germany
You Should’ve Heard Just What I Seen, Riverview School, East Sandwich, MA

Dwelling, Marianne Boesky, New York, NY
Watercolour, Tate Britain, London, UK
Midnight Party, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN Herzliya Biennial, Herzliya, Israel
Deserteure, Kunstpavillon, Innsbruck, Austria
MärklinWorld, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort, Netherlands
Collection Exhibition, Berezdivin Collection-Espacio 1414, San Juan, Puerto Rico
Gesamtkunstwerk, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
Always, Sometimes, Often, Never, Gagosian, Beverly Hills, CA
The Second Strike, 3rd Herzliya Biennial of Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, Israel
Il mondo vi appartiene (The World Belongs to You), Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Pamphile, Deichtorhallen Museum, Hamburg, Germany
Human Nature, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
MIAC III Away From the Horde, Miami-Dade Public Library System’s, Miami BS-VISITE, Braunschweig, Germany

The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place, Zabludowicz Collection, Projectspace 176, London, UK
Also on View, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
Kurt, Seattle Art Museum, WA
11th Triennale für Kleinplastik (Triennial of Small-scale Sculpture), Fellbach, Germany
Country Music, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Captain Pamphile #2, Städtische Galerie, Waldkraiburg, Germany
Kupferstichkabinett: Between Thought and Action, White Cube, London, UK
Captain Pamphile #2, Städtische Galerie Waldkraiburg, Waldkraiburg, Germany
Saw It, Loved It, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Larger than Life - Stranger than Fiction, Triennale Kleinplastik, Fellbach, Germany

Play, Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Milan, Italy
Grin & Bear It: Cruel Humor in Art and Life, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork,
Cork, Ireland
Inaugural Group Exhibition, Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

The Leisure Suite, The LeRoy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
Informed by Function, Lehman College Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
Gravity in Art, Telic Arts Exchange, Los Angeles, CA
Life on Mars: the 55th Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Vertrautes Terrain. Aktuelle Kunst in/ über Deutschland, ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany
The Eternal Flame, Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, Switzerland
Journeys to Nowhere: Selections from the Collection, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Blind Date, Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
Dream and Trauma: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection, Museum Moderner Kunst
Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
Learn to Read, Tate Modern, London, UK
Seb Koberstädt / Friedrich Kunath: Förderpreisträger 2006, Kunst aus Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
Stipendiaten der Jürgen Ponto-Stiftung 2003-2006 Verwendungsnachweis, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

Bonanza, Jack Tilton Gallery, New York, NY
Nothing But Pleasure, BAWAG Foundation, Vienna, Austria
Spooky, Het Gebouw, Utrecht, Netherlands
Esquidor en el fondo de un pozo, Fundacción/Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico

Avalon Art Association, Revelin Castle, Dubrovnik, Croatia
Fabriques du Sublime, La Galerie - Centre d'art contemporain de Noisy-Le-Sec, France
Exile: New York Is a Good Hotel, Broadway 1602, New York, NY
Looking at Words: The Formal Presence of Text In Modern and Contemporary Works On Paper, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY
The Gravity in Art, De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands

No One Else Can Make Me Feel the Colors That You Bring, Temple Bar Gallery and Studios, Dublin, Ireland
Rhinegold: Art from Cologne, Tate Gallery Liverpool, Liverpool, UK
Rings of Saturn, Rockwell Gallery, London, UK
Strawberry Fields, O.P.A. Guadalajara and Galeria CANAIA, Mexico City, Mexico (cat.)

Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

When Which the Roofridge Time When You Realized the NEXT Time Would the Read Time, mise eN scène: Curieux VI-VIII, Bonner Kunstverein & Videonale, Bonn, Germany
On the Other Hand You Have Different Fingers, Galerie Gait Nourbakhsch, Berlin, Germany
Present, Hammer Sidi, London, UK
Superschloss, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

Zero Gravity, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
1995-2001, BQ, Cologne, Germany
Peter Mertes Stipendium, with Thea Djordjadze, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany

Parking Meters, Cologne, Germany
Make My Paper Sound, Kunstverein Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
One day it will all make sense, with Dirk Bell, The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

Why are my friends such finks, with Dirk Bell, BQ, Cologne, Germany
Junge Kunst im Zweiten, Staatstheater Braunschweig, Braunschweig, Germany
Dirty Windows, Berlin, Germany

VOXXX-Galerie, Chemnitz, Germany
Green Room, San Diego, CA

The easiest thing to grow in a garden is tired, Galerie Peters-Barenbrock, Braunschweig, Germany

Awards and Grants

Sprengel Prize for Visual Arts of the Lower Saxony Savings Bank Foundation

Grant for Young Artists of the Fedceral State of North Rhine, Westphalia, Germany

Grant/scholarship of the Jürgen Ponto-Stiftung, Frankfurt, Germany

Peter Mertes Stipendium, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany



Friedrich Kunath: There Must Be A Spanish Word For This Feeling. Málaga: CAC Málaga, 2023. 

van Meeuwen, Judith. Baksteen Brick, Netherlands: Kunsthal Kade, 2022.

Songs Build Little Rooms in Time, Los Angeles: Blum & Poe; Chicago: Drag City, 2021
Loret, Katrien. Friedrich Kunath. Antwerp: Tim Van Laere, 2021.

Friedrich Kunath: I Don’t Worry Anymore. Texts by James Elkins, James Frey, James McEnroe, and Ariana Reines. New York: Rizzoli Electa, 2018.

Gingeras, Alison M., ed. The Avant-garde Won't Give Up: Cobra and Its Legacy, Texts by Alison M. Gingeras, Marie Godet, Kerry Greaves, and Karen Kurczynski. Los Angeles: Blum & Poe; New York: DelMonico Books • Prestel, 2017, 6, 114-16.
Manné, Jamie G., ed. Unpacking: The Marciano Collection. Los Angeles: The Maurice and Paul Marciano Art Foundation; Munich: DelMonico Books • Prestel, 2017, 112-15.

Taxter, Kelly. You Should've Heard Just What I Seen. New York: Gregory R. Miller & Co., 2014.

Friedrich Kunath: In My Room. Texts by Michael Bracewell, Ory Dessau, Paul Luckcraft, and Claire le Restif. Cologne: König, 2013.
Price, Matt. Vitamin D2: New Perspectives in Drawing. New York: Phaidon, 2013. 

Jacobson, Heidi Zuckerman. Funny. New York: FLAG Art Foundation, 2012.
Kunath, Friedrich. Things We Did When We Were Dead. Berlin: BQ, 2012.
Kunath, Friedrich. You Owe Me a Feeling. Text by David Berman. Los Angeles: Blum & Poe, 2012.
The Residue of Memory. Aspen, Colorado: Aspen Art Museum, 2012.

Kunath, Friedrich. The Most Beautiful World in the World. London: White Cube, 2011.

Kunath, Friedrich. Home Wasn’t Built in a Day. Berlin: Sternberg Press; Kunstverein Hannover, 2009.
Kunath, Friedrich. In Someone’s Shadow. Text by Rod McKuen. Berlin: BQ, 2009.

Rising vs. Setting. Texts by Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson, Gregor Jansen, Anna Grande, and Jeff Poe. Aspen, CO: Aspen Art Museum, 2008.

Blancsubé, Michel. Fundacion/Coleccion Jumex presents: Esquiador en el fondo de un pozo September 4. February 2007, 124.
Grayson, Kathy, ed. Panic Room: Selections from the Dakis Joannou Works on Paper Collection. July 2007, 70.
Kunath, Friedrich. Friedrich Kunath. Cologne: BQ, 2007.

Friedrich Kunath: alles macht weiter. Cologne: BQ, 2004.

Kunath, Friedrich. I Would Kill for a Noble Peace Prize. Cologne: BQ, 2002.

Let’s Not and Say We Did: Friedrich Kunath. Bonn: Bonner Kunstverein, 2001.
Zero Gravity. Düsseldorf: Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, 2001, 60-63, 106. 

Kunath, Friedrich and Dirk Bell. Why Are My Friends Such Finks?. Cologne: BQ, 1998.

Articles and Reviews

"Galleries & Artists Highlight." Art in Culture vol. 24 no. 8 (August 2023): 132.
Zellen, Jody. "Friedrich Kunath.", March 7, 2023.
Pener, Degan. "Frieze Week: Meet Four Artists Exploring the 'Sunshine and Noir' of L.A.", February 16, 2023.
Ross, Claudia. "How to Paint a Bored and Exhausted Era.", February 14, 2023.
Zheng, Elaine YJ. “Los Angeles Lowdown: Must-See Exhibitions.”, February 8, 2023.
Calderón, Trina. “Painter Friedrich Kunath Feels His Way Home.”, February 2, 2023.
Pricco, Evan. “‘I Don’t Know the Place, but I Know How to Get There’: Friedrich Kunath in Los Angeles.”, January 25, 2023.
“Friedrich Kunath Imagines Impossible Landscapes.”, January 17, 2023.
Dambrot, Shana Nys. “What We Do: Arts Calendar January 12–18.”, January 11, 2023.

Lempesis, Dimitris. “Friedrich Kunath’s ‘I’ll Try to Be More Romantic.’”, December 2021.
Bogojev, Sasha. “‘Songs Build Little Rooms in Time’ by Friedrich Kunath.”, December 23, 2021.
Bogojev, Sasha. “The Things I Notice Now: Friedrich Kunath at Travesia Cuatro CDMX.”, July 14, 2021.
Poschardt, Ulf. “Sensitive Euro Man: Friedrich Kunath.” König 8: 74-75.
Kaleyta, Timon Karl. “Trouble in Paradise.” König 6: 14-31.
Bogojev, Sasha. “We‘re Not Here for Long by Friedrich Kunath.”, February 26, 2021.
Mirabella, Fabrizia. “#FashionWeLove: All the Fashion News for February 2021.”, February 11, 2021.
Silbert, Jake. “Palm Angels' Jamaica-Inspired SS21 Collection Realized in Stylized Zine.”, February 5, 2021.
Turra, Alessandra. “Palm Angels Goes Analog to Present Spring 2021 Collection.”, February 3, 2021.
Lee, Shannon. “Trends to Watch in 2021: Return to Nature.”, January 6, 2021.

Anderson, Claressinka. “Exquisite L.A.: Claressinka Anderson on Friedrich Kunath.” Carla Magazine 19 (spring 2020): 46-47.
Bogojev, Sasha. “Art and Resurrection: Friedrich Kunath's Collaboration with Late Musician, David Berman, Comes to Life.”, January 6, 2020.
Bogojev, Sasha. "The "Sensitive Euro Man": Friedrich Kunath Heads Back to Germany to Showcase New Body of Work.", August 12, 2020. 
Brain, Eric, “Creative Exchange Agency Presents Online Viewing Room, ‘Existential Time.’”, April 29, 2020.
Eichenholz, Andrew. "Why Opelka 'Has The Potential To Move The Needle.'", August 21, 2020. 
Krause, Bettina. "Opposites that Attract: An interview with Friedrich Kunath." Zoo Magazine 67 (summer issue). 

Bogojev, Sasha. “Friedrich Kunath Tries to "Live Forever" @ Blum and Poe, Tokyo.”, September 12, 2019.
Haldeman, Peter. “View Master.” Architectural Digest (November 2019): 102.
Houlihan, Mary. The Mix: ‘Merry, Merry Chicago!’ and More Cool Things to Do Dec. 12-18.” Chicago Sun Times, December 11, 2019.
Williams, Maxwell. “Frieze La Diary: Leibovitz’s Photo Finish, Destroyer Smashes It and a Mushroom-Powered Rocket (Doesn’t) Take Off.” Art Newspaper, February 15, 2019.Wolens, Ariella. "Friedrich Kunath: One Man's Ceiling is Another Man's Floor." Spike Magazine 58 (Winter 2019): 183. 
Yoo, Noah. “Drag City Announces New Art Show Inspired by David Berman’s Music.”, November 14, 2019.

“A Promise of Madness: a Conversation with Friedrich Kunath.” Juxtapoz Magazine, May, 28, 2018.
Bogojev, Sasha. "Friedrich Kunath on Ceilings and Floors of Human Life.", November 7, 2018.
"Center for Early Education Opens First Building in Its Expansion Plan.", January 10, 2018. 
“Center for Early Education Unveils Art Installation on La Cienega Boulevard.”, March 30, 2018.
Klingelfuss, Jessica. "Friedrich Kunath on Pushing Paint and Why He Loves the 'Empty Promise' of Los Angeles.", June 10, 2018. 
“Latest City Urban Art Program Collection Unveiled at the Center for Early Education.”, April 4, 2018.
“Wake Up and Dream in WeHo.”, April 16, 2018.
“West Hollywood Unveils Latest Public Art Piece.” Los Angeles Independent, April 13, 2018.
Zhong, Fan. “The 10 Art Clichés the Art World Hates to Love (or Maybe Just Plain Loves).”, June 20, 2018.

Bischof, Felix. "Dior Lady Art #2: Ten Artists Give Their Take on the Dior Handbag." The
, December 8, 2017.
Indrisek, Scott. "40 Artists Share Their Favorite Shows of 2017: Joe Reihsen on Friedrich Kunath.", December 25, 2017. 
Nelson, Arty. "Friedrich Kunath's East Angeleno Homesick Blues." GQ Style (Holiday 2017): 102-115.
Remenchik, Jennifer. "Friedrich Kunath Plays With Scent, Sense, and Sentiment." Hyperallergic, October 3, 2017.
Shaw, Michael. "Continuing and Recommended: Friedrich Kunath." ArtScene 37, no. 2 (October 2017): 22-23.
Slenske, Michael. “How to Turn a Studio into a Rumpus Room into an Exhibition.” Garage Magazine, August 28, 2017.
Tauer, Kristen. "The Art of a Dior Collaboration." Women's Wear Daily, December 1, 2017. 
"Time Warp." LALA Magazine (Fall 2017): 60.
Wagley, Catherine. "5 Free Art Shows to See in L.A. This Week." LA Weekly, October 4, 2017.

Feldhaus, Timo. "Friedrich Kunath's Elegant Failures.", November 15, 2016. 
Nunes, Andrew. "Food Art: It's What's For Dinner in LA." Creators Project, September 2, 2016.
Shapton, Leanne. "Thirteen Contemporary Artists Portray Their Own Children." T: The New York Times Style Magazine, March 18, 2016. 

Cotter, Holland. “‘If You Leave Me Can I Come Too?’ A Show Whose Subject Is Death.” New York Times, December 24, 2015.
Herbert, Martin. “Friedrich Kunath.” Artforum 54, no. 4 (December 2015): 271-272.
Gingeras, Alison M. "For Real." Artforum 52, no. 7 (March 2014): 266-69.
Goffstein, Sarah. "Friedrich Kunath: The Temptation to Exist (May Contain Nuts)." Brooklyn Rail, May 6, 2014.
Rimanelli, David. “Best of 2014.” Artforum 53, no. 4 (December 2014): 256.

Diehl, Travis. "You Owe Me a Feeling." Art Book Review, June 13, 2013.
Stein, Lorin. "What We're Loving: Fires, Isolation, Whispering Gallery." Paris Review, February 1, 2013. Tylevich, Katya. "Friedrich Kunath: This Is Where the West Ends." Elephant Magazine 13 (Winter 2012-2013): 132-43.  

Bowles, Hamish. “Testino Royale.” Vogue 202, no. 3 (March 2012): 518-531.
Finkel, Jori. "Friedrich Kunath's Fever Dream at Blum & Poe." Los Angeles Times, October 14,
Herbert, Martin. “Now See This.” ArtReview, no. 59 (May 2012): 30-31.
Johnson, Vincent. "The Art of LA Based German Born Artist Friedrich Kunath." Fireplace Chats (blog), October 28, 2012, Losk, Alice. “Flag Does Funny.” (blog), September 26, 2012.
Poyourow, Jill. "Artist in Focus: Friedrich Kunath." Fireplace Chats (blog), February 14, 2012,
“’Rheingold' Offers Contemporary Art." Kölnische Rundschau, April 19, 2012.
Shaw, Michael. “Friedrich Kunath.” ArtScene 32, no. 2 (October 2012).
Steffen, Patrick. “Friedrich Kunath.” Flash Art 45, no. 287 (November-December 2012): 111.

Bourgeois, Caroline. “The World Belongs to You.” L’uomo Vogue, no. 421 (May-June 2011): 168, 170, 177.
Hopkins, Echo. “Friedrich Kunath at White Cube, London.” Artwrit, no. 1 (May 2011).

Ackermann, Tim. “Die Bionadewerdung der Kunst,” TAZ, January 7, 2010.
Stoeber, Michael. “Friedrich Kunath.” Artist Kunstmagazin (February-April 2010).
Stoeber, Michael. “Gescheiterte Melancholie.” Kunstforum (March-April 2010).

Beradini, Andrew. “Friedrich Kunath: EMOH.” Art Review, (January 2009): 112.
“Friedrich Kunath: Home Wasn’t Built in a Day.” KUNST Magazin (Berlin), December 2009.
Gescheiterte Hoffnung.” Schädelspalter, December 2009.Di Blasi, Johanna. “Der Duft von Denim.” Hannoversche Allgemeine Zeitung, November 27
, 2009.
“Kunstverein Hannover zeigt Werke von Friedrich Kunath.” ddp, November 25, 2009.“
Sehnsucht und Melancholie im Kunstverein.” DPA, November 14, 2009.
“Ausstellungen im November: Highlights.” Kultur Spiegel, November 2009.
“Friedrich Kunath: Home Wasn’t Built in a Day.” Stadtkind Hannover, November 2009.
Moldenhauer, Anna. “Friedrich Kunath: Home Wasn’t Built in a Day im Kunstverein Hannover.”, December 21, 2009.
Probst, Carsten. “Scheiternde Pop-Träume.” Die kulturplattform, November 29, 2009.
Probst, Carsten.Schöne bunte Bilderwelt.Deutschlandfunk, December 5, 2009.
Wallentin, Susanne. “Am Anfang das Ende: Kunstverein zeigt Kunath.” Neue Presse, November 27, 2009.
Weber, Simona. “Friedrich Kunath im Kunstverein.” h-eins-tv-0511/tv.lokal, November 27, 2009.
Zimmer, Klaus. T-Shirt-Aufschrift: “Das ist nicht das Leben, das ich bestellt habe.Deister – und Weserzeitung, December 29, 2009.

Cashdan, Marina. “Cruz Control.” Whitewall (Winter 2008): 105.
Falconer, Morgan. “Friedrich Kunath.” Frieze, Issue 112 (January/February 2008).
Fogle, Douglas. Life on mars: 55th Carnegie International. Pittsburgh: Carnegie Museum of Art, 2008 [cat.]
Heiser, Jorg. “55th Carnegie International.” Frieze (September 2008): 187-188.
Jacobson, Heidi Zuckerman. “History with a Twist.” Aspen Magazine (Summer 2008): 68.
“The Listings.” The Aspen Times Weekly, July 13, 2008.
Rhodes, Richard. “Mars Explorer: Life I Space at 55th Carnegie International.” Canadian Art Magazine (Fall 2008).
Stunda, Hilary. “Friedrich Kunath: The Aspen Art Museum.” ArtInfo, September 2008.
Williamson, Damien. “AAM Exhibit Explore the Duality of Art.” The Aspen Daily News, September 2008. 

Smolik, Noemi. “Friedrich Kunath,” Artforum (September 2007): 482.

Knight, Christopher.  “Looking for Paths of Change, Release,” Los Angeles Times (March 24, 2006): E14 & E15.
Kunath, Friedrich. “Top Ten.” Artforum (May 2006): 100.
Wood, Eve. “Friedrich Kunath.” Flash Art (May/June 2006): 126. 

“Friedrich Kunath.”, May 2004.
Knight, Christopher. “Kunath Does Odd Work, But Well.” Los Angeles Times (April 16, 2004): E32.

Fox, Dan. “A Song in my Heart.” Frieze 79 (November/December 2003): 60-63.

Backhaus, Catrin. “Friedrich Kunath in der Galerie BQ.” Kunst-Bulletin (June 2002): 55.
Kröner, Magdalena. “Friedrich Kunath at BQ.” Flash Art 34, no. 225 (July-September 2002): 52.
Wege, Astrid. “Friedrich Kunath.” Artforum (October 2002): 163-164.

Museum and Public Collections

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Center for Early Education, Los Angeles, CA
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
DESTE Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens, Greece 
Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, Netherlands
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Kunstverein Reutlingen, Reutlingen, Germany
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA
Marciano Art Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Oketa Collection, Tokyo, Japan
Pinault Collection, Paris, France
Sammlung Philara, Düsseldorf, Germany
V-A-C Collection, Moscow, Russia
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

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