The Haas Brothers

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Nikolai and Simon Haas
Born 1984, Austin, Texas

Education
Simon Haas - Rhode Island School of Design

Solo Exhibitions
2016

•  "King Dong Come" R & Company, New York, New York
2014
• Cool World, R & Company, New York, New York
2013
• Feinstein, Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich, Switzerland

Group Exhibitions
2016

• Design Miami/ Miami, Florida
• Expo Chicago, Chicago, Ilinois
• Design Miami/ Basel, Basel, Switzerland
• Collective 3 Design Fair, New York, New York
• Cooper Hewitt "Beauty" Design Triennial New York, New York
• FOG Art & Design, San Francisco, California
2015
• Design Miami/ Miami, Florida
• Expo Chicago, Chicago, Ilinois
• FOG Art & Design, San Francisco, California
2014
• Design Miami/, Miami, Florida
• Intangible Beauty II: Go Out Alone and in the Dark, Kasher Potamkin, New York, New York
• Intangible Beauty: Beautiful Women and the Endless Void, Kasher Potamkin, New York, New York
• Design Miami/ Basel, Basel, Switzerland
• Wallpaper* Handmade, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy
• Collective 2 Design Fair, New York, New York
• FOG Art & Design, San Francisco, CA 2013 Design Miami/, Miami, Florida
2013
• What’s the Matter?, R & Company, New York, New York
• Design Miami/Basel, Basel, Switzerland
• Collective 1 Design Fair, New York, New York
2012
• The Objects Show, R & Company, New York, New York

Projects
2015

• Rosewood Hotel "Fatty & Skinny" London, England
• Coachella Music Festival "Party God"
2014
• Cashmere Cave and Art Direction, The Elder Statesman, Miami, Florida
• Latex Figures and Art Direction, The Elder Statesman, New York, New York
• Reception Desk and Lobby Murals, The Ace Hotel, Los Angeles, California
2013
• Christmas Ornament, LACMA, Los Angeles, California
• Mirrored Ceiling, Maison Guerlain, Paris, France
• Limited Edition Clothing and Accessories, Curator Project, Versace
• Haas Collection for Versace Home, Salone del Mobile, Milan, Italy
2012
• Acrylic and Enamel Masks, Lady Gaga “Fame” Perfume Advertisements

Collections
Works held in private collections in the United States, Europe, South America and Asia

Bibliography
• The Haas Brothers Vol. 2, R & Company and Damiani, 2015
• The Haas Brothers, R & Company and Damiani, 2014
• Haas Brothers: Feinstein, Galerie Gmurzysnka, Zurich, Switzerland, 2014

TALKS
2017

• A Conversation on Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial At FOG Design + Art Fair
2016
• Anderson Ranch Art Center
• "AFREAKS" Neuehouse, Los Angeles, California
• "AFREAKS" Neuehouse New York, New York
• Seomi Gallery Panel on Modern Lighting“Appetite For Design”, Cultured Magazine and the Young Arts Foundation, Miami, Florida
2014
• “In Conversation with Jamie White”, Silverwhite Collective, San Francisco, California

Select Press
• Artforum. “Critic’s Pick”. December 2016. Herriman, Kat.
• Artsy. “A Conversation with Nikolai Haas about ‘King Dong Come,’ The Haas Brothers’
      Fantastical New Show”. December 2016. Gleeson, Bridget.
• Christie’s Magazine. “Ding Dong”. Winter 2016. Chislett, Helen.
• Esquire Magazine. “Sacred Spaces”. Winter 2016. Robinson, Whitney.
• Forbes. “Artists? Designers? Meet The Brothers Who Defy Definition”. November 2016. Mullich, Joe.
• W Magazine. “For the Haas Brothers, Cultured Revolves Around ‘Westworld’, Howard Stern and  
     James Turrell.” November 2016, Tice Studeman. Kristin.
• Indesign. “Artist or Designer? Same Same but Different”. November 2016. Süddeutsche
     Zeitung Magazine. “Das Shöne und die Biester”. September 2016. Haas, Michaela.
• Der Standard Rondo Magazine. “Narrische Schwammerln”. August 2016. Kietzmann, Norman.
• The Creator’s Project. “Ceramic and Beaded Creatures Mark an Absurd and Welcomed Design  
    Renaissance.” July 2016. Roberts, Alison.
• Designboom. “Get Handsy with The Haas Brothers as Part of Van Alen Institute’s Online Auction”. April 2016.
• New Yorker. “Goings on About Town”. February 2016.
• Interior Design. “Greater Good”. January 2016. Block, Annie.
• Nuvo. “Twin Piques”. Winter 2015. Moreno, Shoniquis.
• Artnet. “The Haas Brothers and Haas Sisters, ‘Afreaks’ at R & Company”. December 2015.
• T Magazine. “This and That. The Haas Brothers’ African Adventure.” September 2015.
• Flaunt Magazine. “Haas Brothers Look at all of those Dicks on this Furniture.” September 2015.  
    McGough, Amanda.
• Modern Painters. “Blitzin Out: A Mad Trip Through the Haas’ Brothers World of Design.”  
    November 2014, Slenske, Michael.
• 1st Dibs (online). “Cool and Collected.” November, 2014. Kino, Carol.
• Interview Magazine. “The Haas Brothers.” November, 2014. Dern, Laura.
• FourTwoNine. “Haute Haas.” Issue 03, Fall, 2014. Lybarger, Jeremy.
• New York Magazine. “We Call Her Hairy J. Blige.” November 3-9, 2014. Goodman, Wendy.
• Interior Design. “Design Wire.” October, 2014. Block, Annie.
• Town & Country. “L. A. Portfolio: The Design Mavericks.” September, 2014.
• Los Angeles Confidential. “Golden Boys.” Summer, 2014. Collins, Britt.
• Pin-Up Magazine. “Haas Brothers.” Spring/Summer, 2014. Bullock, Michael.
• The Wall Street Journal Magazine. “Supernatural Ceramics.” May 23, 2014. Mendelsohn, Meredith.
• Vanity Fair. “Private Lives: Haas Brothers.” March, 2014. Reginato, James.
• Cultured Magazine. “Who Are The Haas Brothers?” February, 2014. Baumgardner, Julie.
• C Magazine. “Pair of Aces.” October, 2013. McKinnon, Kelsey.
• W Magazine (online). “Benchmark.” July 8, 2013. Morgan, Susan.
• The Wall Street Journal Magazine. “Two of a Kind.” February, 2013. Carter, Stinson.
• Cultured Magazine. “Object of Their Affection.” Fall, 2012. Sokol, David.