Arnold-Bode-Prize 2019 goes to the artist Hans Haacke
The artist Hans Haacke (* 1936) receives the Arnold-Bode-Prize 2019, which is awarded every two years. The prize is given for exceptional achievements in the field of “contemporary art”. The award ceremony at the Kasseler Kunstverein will take place on October 30, 2019.
An exhibition accompanying the award ceremony can be seen at the Kasseler Kunstverein until Sunday, November 3, 2019. For this occasion, Hans Haacke selected originals and his own photographs that document his previous documenta participations in 1972, 1982, 1987, 1997 and 2017.
Hans Haacke studied at the Kassel Art University from 1956 to 1960 and was a documenta participant in 1972, 1982, 1987, 1997 and 2017. The artist, born in Cologne in 1936, has lived in New York since 1961. From 1961 to 1962 he was a Fulbright Fellow at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. From 1967 to 2002 Haacke was a professor at the respected New York art school, the Cooper Union; the Bauhaus University in Weimar awarded him an honorary doctorate in 1998. In October, the New Museum in New York will host a large exhibition for Hans Haacke.