About Diethard Sohn

Diethard Sohn

Irene Müller
Müller und Sohn

Visual artist


Short vita:
2015 Foundation of the label Müller & Sohn
Since 2011 joint studio in Stuttgart with Irene Müller
2004 – 2007 Working stay in Indonesia due to the invitation of a patron of the arts
2003 – 2004 Guest lecturer at the Merz Akademie University of Design, Art and Media Stuttgart
1991 – 2004 Guest lecturer at the State Academy of Fine Arts Stuttgart
since 1984 Freelance artist, painting and sculpture
1979 – 1983 Studies at the Merz Academy of Art, Design and Media Stuttgart, graduation
*1961 born in Cologne


2024 Solo exhibition Kunstverein Ludwigsburg (Müller&Sohn+Ko, Irene Müller, Diethard Sohn and Hyunjeong Ko)

2024 Solo exhibition Galerie der Stadt Plochingen & Schauraum, Kulturpark Dettinger (Müller&Sohn)

2023 Commissioned portrait of Sophie Scholl, exhibition in small group Sophie Scholl School Leonberg with the Cultural Foundation of the Kreissparkasse Böblingen

2023 Tenth Art Prize of the City of Schwarzenberg, art-figura 2023, group exhibition, catalog (Müller&Sohn)
Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, group exhibition (Müller&Sohn)

2022 Haus der Wirtschaft Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, solo exhibition (Müller&Sohn)
DA! art-award, Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, group exhibition
artwerk projekt, Vaihingen-Enz, group exhibition
Donaueschinger Regionale, Donaueschingen, group exhibition, catalog

2021 Twenty-second Triennial Grenchen / Switzerland) xylographic printing process, group exhibition, catalog

2020 Kunstverein Ludwigsburg the art association takes to the streets open-air members’ exhibition

2019 VII Ellwanger Kunstaustellung, group exhibition juried.
“könnte aber doch” Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, group exhibition.
Art exhibition “Personal Structures” in the context of the 58th Venice Biennale under the label Müller & Sohn (May 13 – November 24, 2019).

2018 Exhibition of the first Southwest German Art Award Foundation of the KSK – Esslingen
Exhibition Art Award 2018: The world … out of joint?
EOS, art group exhibition, Sala Mazzone in Vittoria, Sicily

2017 Donaueschinger Regionale, Müller & Sohn with the project “WEGE – Alpen”, group exhibition juried, catalog.
Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, Presence, Criticism, Utopia / Müller & Sohn with the project “Spurensuche”; group exhibition, juried

2016 Kunstverein Ludwigsburg,  Müller & Sohn with the project “WEGE – Alpen”, single exhibition juried
Gallery Meinlschmidt Fine Art, Summer Art Collection, Balingen, group exhibition

2015 Donaueschinger Regionale, group exhibition juried, catalog
Annual exhibition Kunstverein Ludwigsburg

2014 Artists’ fair in Meersburg Castle
Artists’ fair in Schwetzingen Castle

2013 Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, “Das Antlitz”, group exhibition
Group exhibition: Art Leipzig – Festival for Contemporary Art Leipzig
Artists’ fair Thurn und Taxis Palais in Frankfurt

2011 Group exhibition December show, Gallery Amrei Heyne

2010 Württembergischer Kunstverein Stuttgart, group exhibition
Gallery Birkhofer, Gottenheim, group exhibition juried
Dillmann Foundation, Stuttgart, group exhibition, Strzelski Gallery

2009 Gallery Kunststoff, Wismar, double exhibition
Group exhibition: Leonberger Art Night
Shanghai Art Fair group presentation at the art fair in Shanghai

2008 In the barn painting and sculpture by Hans Mendler and Diethard Sohn

2007 Solo exhibition Kunstmuseum Dr. Krupp, Elkerhausen Castle
Solo exhibition Indonesia, documentary painting, Kunsthaus Schill, Stuttgart
Gallery Durruti, Stuttgart, group exhibition

2006 Out of the Common Galeriehaus 42, Gerlingen, Germany
Peak, Jakarta, Indonesia in cooperation with the German Embassy

2005 Exhibition at the Peak, Bandung, Indonesia

2004 Tango – Contáme una Historia, Liederhalle Stuttgart, stage design
Art does IT exhibition at CeBIT, organized by the state of Baden-Württemberg and BW-I
Gallery Durruti, Stuttgart, group exhibition

2003 Salon of the Bar Sur, Stuttgart, Theme Tango, solo exhibition
Gallery Durruti, Stuttgart, group exhibition

1998 Large hanging in the company building of caatoosee Ag, 1999 purchase of the works by the owner

1997 Solo exhibition Piazza, Stuttgart

1996 Solo exhibition Volksbank Bietigheim

1995 Exhibition in Leonberg, purchase of the painting The Sunday Walk through the City

Prizes and awards:
2019 Art Award of the Karl-Heinz Knoedler Foundation, Ellwangen.
2018 Audience Award at the 1st Southwest German Art Award, Kunststiftung der Kreissparkasse Esslingen.

Public purchases:
2023 City of Leonberg, Portrait Sophie Scholl
1995 City of Leonberg, The Sunday Walk

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