Lorenz ESTERMANN

 

biography

1968 born in Linz/Upper Austria.
1988 to 1993 he studied at University of Applied Arts in Vienna under Prof. Ernst Caramelle in the Masters class for drawing and painting.

He lives and works in Vienna and Linz.

Awards

 2010/11 
scholarship BMUKK for Rome
2008 
sponsored by the Association of German Galleries for New Talents promotional exhibition at ART Cologne.
Austrian State Scholarship T-Center in Vienna 
2002
grant from the Government of Upper Austria to attend the Egon Schiele Center Cesky Krumlov.
1999
Award of Lower Austria in the 26. grafic competition, Innsbruck
1997
1st price STRABAG Art Award
Talent Promotion premium Upper Austria

The emphasis of his work lies between drawing, photography, and installation/sculpture. There by his playwood and cardboard models serve as a link between mediums and create surprising cross-references to architecture.
For more than fifteen years he has been represented in the German-speaking world in many solo exhibitions, numerous group exhibitions, and international art fairs such as ART Cologne, Viennafair, Art Moskau, Photo Miami, PULS New York, NEXT Chicago, and SCOPE Basel.

Solo and group exhibitions (selection)

2015
ARCHI-SCULPTURE, Hommage à ristan Fourtine, Villa Datris
Raum für Kunst, Berlin (Schaufenster)
Galerie Vidal-Saint Phalle, Paris
Galerie OÖ Kunstverein, Linz
Galerie Rudolfinum, Prag
2014
B I L D B A U M E I S T E R e x t e n d e d, CasaRoja - Temporäre Halle für Kunst, Linz
advanced housing, Gironcoli Museum, Schloss Herberstein, St-Johann-Herberstein
Holiday Home, Intervall, Wien
blind map, Brunnhofer Galerie, Linz
Volta Basel 2014 mit Brunnhofer Galerie
art bodensee 2014 mit Bechter kastowsky Galerie
art Bodensee 2014 mit Brunnhofer Galerie
2013
Museum MARTA Herford, mit Thomas Henke (RST)
2012
Galerie Vidal Saint Phalle, Paris (GA)
axanderlevy Galerie, Berlin <virtual reactor< (P)
Salon der Gegenwart, Hamburg (GA)
JaLIMa Collection, Düsseldorf >Life in the Woods ? Aspects of Escapism<
Galerie Gölles, Fürstenfeld >Hütte< mit Alois Mosbacher
Museumsquartier Wien, Forum experimentelle Architektur (Inst)
Wilhelm Hack Museum, Ludwigshafen, >Value Box< (m. Thomas Henke)
Oberösterreichischer Kunstverein, Linz >BLEIBE< (GA)
Haus am Lützowplatz, Berlin >LONG NIGHT OF TRANSFORMATION< (GA)
2011
ZEITKUNST Galerie, Kitzbühel, >Metropolar< (P)
Artemons Museum, Hellmondsödt, >Die Landschaft i. d. OÖ. Malerei< (GA)
Energie AG, Linz, >Mobilität< (GA)
Museumsberg Flensburg, >Idstedter Löwe< (RST)
Galerie Thomas Levy Berlin, >shifting the everyday< (GA)
Liaunig Museum, Neuhaus, >Realität und Abstraktion I< (GA)
Galerie Thomas Levy Berlin, >open loop< (P)
2010
Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, >Triennale Linz 1.0< (GA)
Kulturforum Bratislava, Bratislava >Believe in Doubt< (GA)
Leopold Museum Wien, >RINGTURM.KUNST< (GA)
Galerie Vidal Saint Phalle, Paris >20 ans après< (GA)
Kunst im Parlament >Zeichnung und Fotografie I< (GA)
Galerie Stefan Röpke, >public hyperbindings< Köln (P*)
Galerie Willy Schoots, Eindhoven >instant city< (P)
2009
LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz, >Kreuzungspunkt< (GA*)
JP Morgan Chase Art Collection, New York (GA*)
Galeria Gustavo Arroniz, Mexico City (GA)
Künstlerhaus Dortmund, >pro forma< (GA*)
LENTOS Kunstmuseum Linz, >Linzblick< (GA*)
Lukas Feichtner Galerie, Wien >sample box< (P)
2008
HVCCA, New York, >The Peekskill Project< (G)
Leopold Museum Vienna, >Doorman II< with Thomas Henke (Inst)
Galerie Vidal Saint Phalle, Paris >instant city II< (S)
Levy Galerie, Hamburg >instant city< (S*)
Fruchthalle Kaiserslautern, >broken evidence< with Thomas Henke (Inst*)
Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern >Doorman I< with Th. Henke (Inst)
Stedelijk Museum, Aalst >Maquettes en Modellen< (G*)
Art Cologne, Galerie Lukas Feichtner, solo presentation, >New Talents< (S)
Galerie Thiele, Linz >instant solution III< (S)
2007
Space Invasion, >Seilerstätte off project< Vienna (G)
Deutsches Werkzeugmuseum, Remscheid, >Werkzeuge des Lebens< (G*)
Schloss Waldthausen Mainz, >PUBLIK!< (G)
Galerie Ueker&Ueker, Basel >Raumstücke< (S)
2006
Kunstverein Oldenburg, (>das fenster neben meinem< Thomas Henke) (Inst*)
Lukas Feichtner Galerie, Vienna >arbeitsplatz< (S*)
BA-CA Kunstforum Vienna >abstract papers< (G)
2005
Tiroler Landesmuseum, >Figur und Wirklichkeit< (G*)
Galerie Schloss Puchheim (S)
2004
O.Ö. Kunstverein, Linz, >making.nature< (G)
Bauholding Strabag Kunstforum, Vienna (G)
2003
Galerie Figl, Linz (S)


(S) = Solo
(S*) = Solo with catalogue
(G) = Group exhibition
(Inst) = Installation/Sculpture