Benjamin Hirte

Benjamin Hirte, (Essay) The Public and the Public Pool, in: Spike Issue 67 (Spring 2021)

Benjamin Hirte, The Robbers, 2022, 64 pages, 11 x 17.8 cm, Edition of 150, Sax Publishers

Benjamin HirteThe Encounter, 2022Red Sandstone49,5 x 32,9 x 29,5 cm

Benjamin Hirte
The Encounter, 2022
Red Sandstone
49,5 × 32,9 × 29,5 cm

Benjamin HirteThe Encounter, 2022Red Sandstone49,5 x 32,9 x 29,5 cm

Benjamin Hirte
The Encounter, 2022
Red Sandstone
49,5 × 32,9 × 29,5 cm

Benjamin HirteUntitled, 2022Stainless steel, Marble, lacquer60 x ø 90 cm

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled, 2022
Stainless steel, Marble, lacquer
60 × ø 90 cm

Benjamin HirteUntitled, 2022Stainless steel, Marble, lacquer60 x ø 90 cm

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled, 2022
Stainless steel, Marble, lacquer
60 × ø 90 cm

Benjamin HirteUntitled, 2022Lithograph on paper21 x 29.7 cm

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled, 2022
Lithograph on paper
21 × 29.7 cm

Benjamin HirteUntitled, 2022Lithograph on paper21 x 29.7 cm

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled, 2022
Lithograph on paper
21 × 29.7 cm

Benjamin HirteUntitled, 2022Lithograph on paper21 x 29.7 cm

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled, 2022
Lithograph on paper
21 × 29.7 cm

Benjamin HirteDie Lauschenden / The Eavesdroppers, 2021Styrofoam340 x 280 x 60 cmAutohaus St. Marx, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Die Lauschenden / The Eavesdroppers, 2021
Styrofoam
340 × 280 × 60 cm
Autohaus St. Marx, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, 2021

Benjamin HirteSolace, 2021Styrofoam, glass fibre reinforced plastic, lacquer⌀ 200 x 45 cmAutohaus St. Marx, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Solace, 2021
Styrofoam, glass fibre reinforced plastic, lacquer
⌀ 200 × 45 cm
Autohaus St. Marx, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, 2021

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewAutohaus St. Marx, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Autohaus St. Marx, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna, 2021

 
Benjamin HirteLots, 2021Rubber, miniature street lamps, electronics, steel and wireAntwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Lots, 2021
Rubber, miniature street lamps, electronics, steel and wire
Antwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin HirteLots, 2021Rubber, miniature street lamps, electronics, steel and wireAntwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Lots, 2021
Rubber, miniature street lamps, electronics, steel and wire
Antwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin HirteLots, 2021Rubber, miniature street lamps, electronics, steel and wireAntwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Lots, 2021
Rubber, miniature street lamps, electronics, steel and wire
Antwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin HirteAntwerp, 2021Video projection, 8:20 minAntwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Antwerp, 2021
Video projection, 8:20 min
Antwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin HirteAntwerp, 2021Video projection, 8:20 minAntwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Antwerp, 2021
Video projection, 8:20 min
Antwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin HirteWe labour but not for ourselves, 2021Polyurethane model board and wall paint40x 35 x 35 cmAntwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
We labour but not for ourselves, 2021
Polyurethane model board and wall paint
40x 35 × 35 cm
Antwerp, Mackey Garage (MAK Center), Los Angeles, 2021

 
Benjamin HirteThe arcade tool, 2021Carrara marble85 x 120 x 20 cmLichtenfels Sculpture, Lichtenfels, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
The arcade tool, 2021
Carrara marble
85 × 120 × 20 cm
Lichtenfels Sculpture, Lichtenfels, 2021

Benjamin HirteThe arcade tool, 2021Carrara marble85 x 120 x 20 cmLichtenfels Sculpture, Lichtenfels, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
The arcade tool, 2021
Carrara marble
85 × 120 × 20 cm
Lichtenfels Sculpture, Lichtenfels, 2021

Benjamin HirteThe arcade tool, 2021Carrara marble85 x 120 x 20 cmLichtenfels Sculpture, Lichtenfels, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
The arcade tool, 2021
Carrara marble
85 × 120 × 20 cm
Lichtenfels Sculpture, Lichtenfels, 2021

Benjamin HirteThe arcade tool, 2021Carrara marble85 x 120 x 20 cmLichtenfels Sculpture, Lichtenfels, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
The arcade tool, 2021
Carrara marble
85 × 120 × 20 cm
Lichtenfels Sculpture, Lichtenfels, 2021

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewPalai Project, Lecce, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Palai Project, Lecce, 2021

Benjamin HirteFountain for Z, 2021Styrofoam, stainless steel, plaster, lacquer, water pump, water50 x 50 x 15 cmPalai Project, Lecce, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Fountain for Z, 2021
Styrofoam, stainless steel, plaster, lacquer, water pump, water
50 × 50 × 15 cm
Palai Project, Lecce, 2021

Benjamin HirtePlayground Element Seward Park, 2021modelling board, wall paint75 x 50 x 2 cmPalai Project, Lecce, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Playground Element Seward Park, 2021
modelling board, wall paint
75 × 50 × 2 cm
Palai Project, Lecce, 2021

Benjamin HirteEntrance Clinton Street, 2021modelling board, wall paint75 x 50 x 2 cmPalai Project, Lecce, 2021

Benjamin Hirte
Entrance Clinton Street, 2021
modelling board, wall paint
75 × 50 × 2 cm
Palai Project, Lecce, 2021

Benjamin HirteAloa Chair, 2020Aluminium70 x 50 x 65 cm

Benjamin Hirte
Aloa Chair, 2020
Aluminium
70 × 50 × 65 cm

Seilerstaette

First Houses

Benjamin Hirte

May 20 – August 1, 2020

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewFirst Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin HirteFountain for Erdbergstraße / Brunnen für die Erdbergstraße, 2020Red sandstone, timbers75 x 80 x 65 cmFirst Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin Hirte
Fountain for Erdbergstraße / Brunnen für die Erdbergstraße, 2020
Red sandstone, timbers
75 × 80 × 65 cm
First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin HirteFountain for Erdbergstraße / Brunnen für die Erdbergstraße, 2020Red sandstone, timbers75 x 80 x 65 cmFirst Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin Hirte
Fountain for Erdbergstraße / Brunnen für die Erdbergstraße, 2020
Red sandstone, timbers
75 × 80 × 65 cm
First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin HirteFür Ihre Lieben / For Your Loved Ones, 2020Various materials, beverage can, model building street lamp, toy castle, cigarette box, part of a chair, cardboard boxDimensions variableFirst Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin Hirte
Für Ihre Lieben / For Your Loved Ones, 2020
Various materials, beverage can, model building street lamp, toy castle, cigarette box, part of a chair, cardboard box
Dimensions variable
First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin HirteIntricate Greyhound, 2020Polystyrene, CNC milledca. 60 x 40 x 40 cmFirst Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin Hirte
Intricate Greyhound, 2020
Polystyrene, CNC milled
ca. 60 × 40 × 40 cm
First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewFirst Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin HirteBBQ on Broome Street, 2020Lambda print, framed32 x 27 cmFirst Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin Hirte
BBQ on Broome Street, 2020
Lambda print, framed
32 × 27 cm
First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Max Henry, (Review) Benjamin Hirte First Houses, in: Flash Art #331 (July 2020)

Benjamin HirteFirst Houses, 2020Video projection00:27:00First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin Hirte
First Houses, 2020
Video projection
00:27:00
First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin HirteFirst Houses, 2020Video projection00:27:00First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

Benjamin Hirte
First Houses, 2020
Video projection
00:27:00
First Houses, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2020

 
Benjamin HirteGhost, 2019Steel, bluing stain, chrome plated chains⌀ 125 x 250 cmLife and Limbs, Swiss Institute, New York, 2019

Benjamin Hirte
Ghost, 2019
Steel, bluing stain, chrome plated chains
⌀ 125 × 250 cm
Life and Limbs, Swiss Institute, New York, 2019

Benjamin HirteGhost, 2019Steel, bluing stain, chrome plated chains⌀ 125 x 250 cmLife and Limbs, Swiss Institute, New York, 2019

Benjamin Hirte
Ghost, 2019
Steel, bluing stain, chrome plated chains
⌀ 125 × 250 cm
Life and Limbs, Swiss Institute, New York, 2019

 
Anna-Sophie Berger & Benjamin HirteInstallation viewThe Jurist, CICCIO, New York, 2020

Anna-Sophie Berger & Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
The Jurist, CICCIO, New York, 2020

Anna-Sophie Berger & Benjamin HirteInstallation viewThe Jurist, CICCIO, New York, 2020

Anna-Sophie Berger & Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
The Jurist, CICCIO, New York, 2020

Benjamin HirteUntitled, 2019Ink jet print on A4 paper, framed40 x 30 cmTrust, Sydney, Sydney, 2019

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled, 2019
Ink jet print on A4 paper, framed
40 × 30 cm
Trust, Sydney, Sydney, 2019

 
Benjamin HirteGutter / Rinne, 2017Aluminium, steel, various materials18 x 250 x 25 cmThe Long Zoom, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Gutter / Rinne, 2017
Aluminium, steel, various materials
18 × 250 × 25 cm
The Long Zoom, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2018

Benjamin HirteGutter / Rinne, 2017Aluminium, steel, various materials18 x 250 x 25 cmThe Long Zoom, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Gutter / Rinne, 2017
Aluminium, steel, various materials
18 × 250 × 25 cm
The Long Zoom, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2018

 

Condo New York

Benjamin Hirte

hosted by JTT

June 29 – July 27, 2018

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewCondo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Condo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewCondo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Condo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin HirteShack, 2018Wood, stain, aluminium, steel27.9 x 20.3 x 15.2 cmCondo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Shack, 2018
Wood, stain, aluminium, steel
27.9 × 20.3 × 15.2 cm
Condo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewCondo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Condo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin HirteFactory, 2018Recycables, seagrass rope43.2 x 48.3 x 30.5 cmCondo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Factory, 2018
Recycables, seagrass rope
43.2 × 48.3 × 30.5 cm
Condo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin HirteBarrel, 2018Can, aluminium, straw11.4 x 7.6 x 7.6 cmCondo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Barrel, 2018
Can, aluminium, straw
11.4 × 7.6 × 7.6 cm
Condo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin HirteApotheke / Pharmacy, 2018Plexiglass, tape, aluminium, steel25.4 x 22.9 x 17.8 cmCondo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Apotheke / Pharmacy, 2018
Plexiglass, tape, aluminium, steel
25.4 × 22.9 × 17.8 cm
Condo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin HirteTemple with three entries, 2018Styrofoam, metal33 x 33 x 30.5 cmCondo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Benjamin Hirte
Temple with three entries, 2018
Styrofoam, metal
33 × 33 × 30.5 cm
Condo New York, JTT, New York, 2018

Seilerstaette

Jaws

Benjamin Hirte

June 8 – August 26, 2017

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewJaws, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2017

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Jaws, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2017

Benjamin HirteStay put, 20173D animation, flatscreen00:05:00Jaws, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2017

Benjamin Hirte
Stay put, 2017
3D animation, flatscreen
00:05:00
Jaws, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2017

Benjamin HirteStay put, 20173D animation, flatscreen00:05:00Jaws, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2017

Benjamin Hirte
Stay put, 2017
3D animation, flatscreen
00:05:00
Jaws, Layr Seilerstaette, Vienna, 2017

 
Benjamin HirtePlumbers box 2/5, 2017Aluminium steel various materials80 x 80 x 80 cm

Benjamin Hirte
Plumbers box 2/5, 2017
Aluminium steel various materials
80 × 80 × 80 cm

Benjamin HirtePlumbers box 3/5, 2017Aluminium steel various materials80 x 80 x 80 cm

Benjamin Hirte
Plumbers box 3/5, 2017
Aluminium steel various materials
80 × 80 × 80 cm

Benjamin HirtePlumbers box 1/5, 2017Aluminium steel various materials80 x 80 x 80 cm

Benjamin Hirte
Plumbers box 1/5, 2017
Aluminium steel various materials
80 × 80 × 80 cm

 
Benjamin Hirte / Chadwick RantanenInstallation viewMuseo Pietro Canonica, Rome, 2017

Benjamin Hirte / Chadwick Rantanen
Installation view
Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome, 2017

Benjamin Hirte / Chadwick RantanenInstallation viewMuseo Pietro Canonica, Rome, 2017

Benjamin Hirte / Chadwick Rantanen
Installation view
Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome, 2017

Benjamin Hirte / Chadwick RantanenInstallation viewMuseo Pietro Canonica, Rome, 2017

Benjamin Hirte / Chadwick Rantanen
Installation view
Museo Pietro Canonica, Rome, 2017

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewThe Poetics of the Material, Leopold Museum, Vienna, 2016

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
The Poetics of the Material, Leopold Museum, Vienna, 2016

Stephanie Damianitsch, (Essay) The literal object in: Poetiken des Materials, Leopold Museum, 2017

Benjamin HirteBone, 2016Aluminium, 3D print85 x 55 cmThe Poetics of the Material, Leopold Museum, Vienna, 2016

Benjamin Hirte
Bone, 2016
Aluminium, 3D print
85 × 55 cm
The Poetics of the Material, Leopold Museum, Vienna, 2016

Benjamin HirteJacket (Quarrel), 2016Terry cloth, felt, leather, stretchers150 x 150 x 5 cmThe Poetics of the Material, Leopold Museum, Vienna, 2016

Benjamin Hirte
Jacket (Quarrel), 2016
Terry cloth, felt, leather, stretchers
150 × 150 × 5 cm
The Poetics of the Material, Leopold Museum, Vienna, 2016

Benjamin HirtePool A, 2016Steel, PVC film160 x 240 x 60 cmThe Poetics of the Material, Leopold Museum, Vienna, 2016

Benjamin Hirte
Pool A, 2016
Steel, PVC film
160 × 240 × 60 cm
The Poetics of the Material, Leopold Museum, Vienna, 2016

Benjamin HirteUntitled (fact magazine), 2015Watercut aluminium honeycomb, reinforced rubber and UV-print

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled (fact magazine), 2015
Watercut aluminium honeycomb, reinforced rubber and UV-print

Benjamin Hirtecocc, 2016Spring steel, rubber, screws50 x 40 x 2.5 cmLieber Rücken / Gentle spine, Kunstbüro, Vienna, 2016

Benjamin Hirte
cocc, 2016
Spring steel, rubber, screws
50 × 40 × 2.5 cm
Lieber Rücken / Gentle spine, Kunstbüro, Vienna, 2016

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewTeams, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2016

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Teams, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2016

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewTeams, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2016

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Teams, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2016

 
Benjamin HirteInstallation viewMMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 2015

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 2015

Benjamin Hirteuntitled (A – Z), 20153D animation, flatscreenInstallation view, MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 2015

Benjamin Hirte
untitled (A – Z), 2015
3D animation, flatscreen
Installation view, MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 2015

Benjamin HirteJoint, 2015Aluminium, styrofoam70 x 250 x 50 cmInstallation view, MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 2015

Benjamin Hirte
Joint, 2015
Aluminium, styrofoam
70 × 250 × 50 cm
Installation view, MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 2015

Benjamin HirteClip, 2016Aluminium130 x 80 x 15 cmInstallation view, MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 2015

Benjamin Hirte
Clip, 2016
Aluminium
130 × 80 × 15 cm
Installation view, MMK Frankfurt, Frankfurt, 2015

 
Benjamin HirteUntitled (O), 2015Aluminium honeycomb panel, reinforced rubber sheet, thread screws, UV-print

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled (O), 2015
Aluminium honeycomb panel, reinforced rubber sheet, thread screws, UV-print

Benjamin HirteUntitled, 2015Polyamid, galvanized steel

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled, 2015
Polyamid, galvanized steel

 
Benjamin HirteUntitled (circlip), 2015AluminiumKorea Kulturhaus, Vienna, 2015

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled (circlip), 2015
Aluminium
Korea Kulturhaus, Vienna, 2015

 
Benjamin HirteUntitled (tags), 2014Cement treated chipboard

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled (tags), 2014
Cement treated chipboard

 

An der Hülben

Benjamin Hirte

September 2 – 27, 2014

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewLayr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2014

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2014

Benjamin HirteUntitled, 2014HD fileLayr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2014

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled, 2014
HD file
Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2014

Benjamin HirteUntitled (tags), 2014Cement treated chipboardLayr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2014

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled (tags), 2014
Cement treated chipboard
Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2014

 
Benjamin HirteUntitled (door lock), 2014Cooper, thread screws, door lock

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled (door lock), 2014
Cooper, thread screws, door lock

 
Benjamin HirteInstallation viewWinter, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2014

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
Winter, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2014

Benjamin Hirte~ , 2013Various pipe system elements, epoxy resin cast, threaded rod, laser engravingWinter, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2014

Benjamin Hirte
~ , 2013
Various pipe system elements, epoxy resin cast, threaded rod, laser engraving
Winter, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2014

Benjamin Hirteo, 2013Pipe system elements12 x 4.5 x 5.5 cmWinter, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2014

Benjamin Hirte
o, 2013
Pipe system elements
12 × 4.5 × 5.5 cm
Winter, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen, 2014

Benjamin HirteGamebreaker, 2013Bowling ball⌀ 20.3 cmFlat Bed, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York, 2013

Benjamin Hirte
Gamebreaker, 2013
Bowling ball
⌀ 20.3 cm
Flat Bed, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York, 2013

 

An der Hülben

A to K

Benjamin Hirte

November 15, 2012 – January 12, 2013

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewA to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
A to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin HirteUntitled (wig), 2013Silkscreen on burlap150 x 120 cmA to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled (wig), 2013
Silkscreen on burlap
150 × 120 cm
A to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin Hirte"A to K", 2012Installation viewA to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin Hirte
"A to K", 2012
Installation view
A to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin HirteMixing ball / screwball, 2012Baseball⌀ 7 cmA to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin Hirte
Mixing ball / screwball, 2012
Baseball
⌀ 7 cm
A to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin HirteUntitled (hinge), 2012Aluminium, steel250 x 127 cmA to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled (hinge), 2012
Aluminium, steel
250 × 127 cm
A to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin HirteUntitled, 2012Lacquer on plywood280 x 210 cmA to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled, 2012
Lacquer on plywood
280 × 210 cm
A to K, Layr An der Hülben, Vienna, 2012

 
Benjamin HirteInstallation viewThe classic mob ballet, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
The classic mob ballet, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin HirteInstallation viewThe classic mob ballet, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, 2012

Benjamin Hirte
Installation view
The classic mob ballet, Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna, 2012

 
Benjamin HirteUntitled (stool), 2010Combination of three chairs45 x 40 x 45 cmGrazer Kunstverein, Graz, 2010

Benjamin Hirte
Untitled (stool), 2010
Combination of three chairs
45 × 40 × 45 cm
Grazer Kunstverein, Graz, 2010

 

Benjamin Hirte

*1980, Aschaffenburg, Germany
lives and works in Vienna

Education

  • 2006-11

    Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Class of Heimo Zobernig

  • 2004-06

    Academy of Fine Arts, Munich

  • 2001-04

    Education as Stonemason in Restoration

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2021

    Antwerp, Benjamin Hirte, Nancy Lupo, MAK Center, Los Angeles (US)

  • 2020

    First Houses, Galerie Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Die Räuber, Book with Short Stories, published by Saxpublishers, Vienna (AT)
    The Jurist, Anna Sophie Berger and Benjamin Hirte, CICCIO, New York (US)

  • 2019

    Trust, Sydney, Sydney (AU)

  • 2018

    Huntington Beach, Condo New York, Galerie Layr hosted by JTT Gallery, New York (US)

  • 2017

    Jaws, Galerie Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Benjamin Hirte, Chadwick Rantanen, Museo Canonica, Rome (IT)

  • 2016

    Teams, Christian Andersen, Copenhagen (DK)
    Building a Region / eine Region bauen, Kunstraum Weikendorf (AT)
    Lieber Rücken / Gentle spine, Kunstbüro, Vienna (AT)

  • 2015

    Jürgen Ponto-Stiftung, Zollamt – MMK, Museum für moderne Kunst Frankfurt, Frankfurt (DE)
    Learn Fast Never Forget, Picnic Picnic, Sheffield (UK)

  • 2014

    Viennafair, with Galerie Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Galerie Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Galerie Layr at Independent New York, w. Andy Boot, New York (US)
    Winter, Christian Andersen Gallery, Copenhagen (DK)

  • 2013

    Frieze Art Fair London, Frame Section, Galerie Layr, London (UK)
    noDs Ts, Benjamin Hirte & Marie Lund, works sited, Central Public Library, Los Angeles (US)
    Performance with Signe Rose, 21er Haus, Vienna (AT)

  • 2012

    the classic mob ballet, MAK, Vienna (AT)
    A to K, Galerie Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Liste 17, The Young Art Fair, Galerie Layr, Basel (CH)

  • 2011

    the hello and, one night exhibition, Am Bauernmarkt, Vienna (AT)

  • 2010

    vom Zweifel und der Prahlerei / on doubt and bragging, Artist lectureseries, Ventilazione, Vienna (AT)
    cucuh, Kunstraum Ve.sch, Vienna (AT)
    Grazer Kunstverein, Benjamin Hirte, Lone Haugaard Madsen, Graz (AT)
    despite straight lines, with Ute Mueller, Schloß Hollenburg, Krems (AT)

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2021

    Autohaus St. Marx, organized by Benjamin Hirte, Neuer Kunstverein Wien, Vienna (AT)
    The Party, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Schwaz (AT)
    Palai Project, Palazzo Tamborino-Cezzi, Lecce (IT)
    Vienna Biennale for Change, MAK, Vienna (AT)
    Lichtenfels Sculpture, Ruine Lichtenfels, Lichtenfels (AT)

  • 2020

    Life and Limbs, Swiss Institute, New York (US)

  • 2019

    But nobody showed up, Kai Matsumiya, New York (US)
    Cecilia, Sweetwater, Berlin (DE)
    A chair, projected, BolteLang, Zurich (CH)

  • 2018

    First Morning Fest of Unreasonable Acts, Palazzo Bentivoglio, Bologna (IT)

  • 2017

    How much is too much, A plus A gallery, Venice (IT)
    Chart Art Fair, Christian Andersen Gallery, Copenhagen (DK)
    Voodoo Gods, Station Gallery, Melbourne (AU)
    MiArt, with Galerie Emanuel Layr, Milan (IT)
    Material Art Fair, with Galerie Emanuel Layr, Mexico City (MX)
    Year of the Monkey, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Rome (IT)

  • 2016

    Instructions for Happiness, KUP Athens (GR)
    Poetiken des Materials, Leopold Museum, Vienna (AT)
    2024, Sydney, Sydney (AU)
    Face to Face, Ernesto Esposito Collection, Palazzo Fuscione,
    Salerno (IT)
    Disappointment Island, Curated by Stereo, Griffin Art Space, Warsaw (PL)

  • 2015

    Kunsthaus Bregenz, Sammlungsschaufenster, Bregenz (AT)
    Flirting with strangers, 21er Haus, Wien (AT)
    Torso, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal (DE)
    Curated by_Vienna, co-curated with Catherine Chevalier, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
    LISTE Basel 20 - Stano Filko, Benjamin Hirte, Lili Reynaud-Dewar and RamayaTegegne, Basel (CH)
    Oh, of course, you were berry picking, curated by Rosa Tyhurst, Raum Drei, Cologne (DE)

  • 2014

    Galerie Emanuel Layr at A Petite Fair, hosted by Frutta Gallery, Rome (IT)
    Hard Words, Groupshow curated by Benjamin Hirte, Christian Andersen Gallery, Copenhagen (DK)
    In Licht gerückt 6, Neuer Kunstverein Aschaffenburg, KunstLANDing, Aschaffenburg (DE)
    Die Eigenheit der Dinge, curated by Cornelius Van Almsick, Franz Josefs Kai 3, Vienna (AT)
    Franz Graf, Siehe was Dich sieht, 21er Haus, Vienna (AT)

  • 2013

    Goodbyehello, curated by Cosima Rainer, Sammlung Lenikus, Vienna (AT)
    Marius Engh, Benjamin Hirte, Lisa Holzer, Galerie Emanuel Layr @ Knust x Kunz +, Munich (DE)
    Grand Opening, Frutta Gallery, Rome (IT)
    Material Conceptualism, The Comfort Of Things, Aanant & Zoo, Berlin (DE)
    Group XXXVI SMILE, MAK Center Artists and Architects-in-Residence, Los Angeles (US)
    Flat Bed, Benjamin Hirte, Marie Lund, Rolf Nowotny, Joe Sheftel Gallery, New York (US)
    No Brow, curated by Katharina Zimmer, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
    Post-Body Projections. Dora & Maja, Benjamin Hirte, Signe Ross, 0gms Gallery, Sofia (BG)
    Cloud Hosting, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York (US)

  • 2012

    Die Sammlung #2, 21er Haus, Vienna (AT)
    100 Best Posters #11, MAK, Vienna (AT)
    A wavy line is drawn across the middle of the original plans, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne (DE)
    Groupshow curated by Benjamin Hirte and Liudvikas Buklys, Raum DREI, Cologne (DE)

  • 2011

    No day without a temperament, curated by Benjamin Hirte, Galerie Emanuel Layr, Vienna (AT)
    der lange Löffel on Fruits, Flowers and Clouds, a magazine edited by Benjamin Hirte and Rita Vitorelli, Vienna (AT)
    Wallpaperism, Motel Campo, Geneva (CH)
    Ruhmlose Tage, COCO (Contemporary Concerns) Kunstverein, Vienna (AT)
    Contribution to Hate Magazine, Berlin (DE)

  • 2010

    Jabberwocky, Frappant, Hamburg (DE)
    Wuff, Spike Art Magazine and Kunstverein Coco, Kurische Nehrung (LT)

  • 2009

    Trial, Austrian Cultural Forum, Prague (CZ)
    trick of the light, curated by Marita Fraser, MOP-Gallery, Sydney (AU)
    Michael Phelps, exhibition project with Lone Haugaard Madsen / Niklas Lichti / Till Megerle, Kunstraum Ve.sch, Vienna (AT)

  • 2008

    Mittwochsbar, Svenja Deininger/ Benjamin Hirte/Nick Oberthaler, Vienna (AT)

  • 2007

    Bye, Bye, Acapulco, Acapulco, Duuesseldorf (DE)

Grants and Residencies

  • 2018

    ISCP Studio Program, New York City, Bundeskanzleramt Austria (US)

  • 2017

    SoArt, Millstaetter See, Austria (AT)

  • 2016

    CCA Andratx, Mallorca (ES)
    State Scholarship, Bundeskanzleramt Austria (AT)

  • 2015

    Residency, Cité des arts, Paris (FR)

  • 2013

    Jurgen Ponto Stiftung, Frankfurt (DE)
    MAK-Schindler Artists-in-Residence Program, Los Angeles (US)

  • 2011-12

    Stiftung Lenikus, Vienna (AT)

  • 2007-10

    Stipend „Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“ (DE)

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