Jiri Georg Dokoupil
 
Jiri Georg Dokoupil was born in 1954 in Krnov, Czech Republic, and lives and works in Berlin, Prague, Madrid and Rio de Janeiro. He studied at the Academy of Fine Arts in Cologne (1976), at the University of Frankfurt and at Cooper Union in New York (late 1970s). Major solo exhibitions include Deichtorhalle, Hamburg (2005), Palacio de Velasquez, Madrid (2000), Chateau de Chenonceau, France (1999), Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Wien (1997) and Horsens Kunstmuseum (1991). Jiri Georg Dokoupil has participated in several international exhibitions including the Venice Biennale (1987) and documenta 7 (1987). He was a visiting professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf (1983–1984), Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid (1989), and Gesamtschule Kassel (1994–1995). He was recently awarded the Lovis-Corinth-Prize 2012.
Exhibitions
 
Gravity sculptures 3 Jun - 12 Aug 2016
Mistakes 18 Oct - 16 Nov 2013
Flowers - Buddhas 17 Sep - 30 Oct 2004
Something Special 8 Feb - 23 Mar 2002
200 Drawings 23 Oct - 21 Nov 1998
Tire - Paintings 31 Jan - 28 Feb 1992
Dokoupil 9 Mar - 11 Apr 1990

Group Exhibitions
Accrochage 19 Jun - 12 Aug 2005
Hansen silketryk 1989 - 2004 20 Aug - 11 Sep 2004
Accrochage 2 Jun - 24 Aug 1995
Maleri 17 Sep - 9 Oct 1993
Accrochage 4 Jan - 27 Jan 1992
Skulls 25 Oct - 22 Nov 1989
 
Now Here
 
Group exhibition Die Erfindung der Neuen Wilden - Malerei und Subkultur um 1980, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
12 October 2018 – 10 March 2019
Website

Group exhibition Ausgang offen - Neues aus der Sammlung at Kunsthalle Weishaupt, Ulm, Germany
21 October 2018 - 6 October 2019
Works
 


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Mother with child, 2016, patinated bronze, 31 x 9 x 8 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Untitled, 2016, acrylic, soap and pigment on canvas, 195 x 245 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, George with the Dragon, 2011-2014, patinated bronze, 45 x 29 x 23 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Eshu, 2011-2014, patinated bronze, 38 x 18 x 18 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Untitled, 2013, acrylic, soap and pigment on canvas, 65 x 54 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Mundo de Carlos, 2013, soap and pigment on canvas, 115 x 95 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Monkey In A Cage, 1989, soot on canvas, 210 x 240 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Pusteblumen, 2004, soot on canvas, 80 x 130 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Türkieser Buddha I, 2004, spray on canvas, 145 x 105 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Untitled, 1996, 75 x 35.5 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, TRAFFIC, 1991, soot on canvas, 80 x 80 cm


Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Catcher, 1990, soot on canvas, 50 x 50 cm