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Biography

Born in Munich, 1964
Lives and works in New York and Munich

Education

1984-90
Akademie der Bildende Künste, Munich
1988-89
Kunstakademie Düsseldorf

Solo Exhibitions

2018
Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich
Art Basel Unlimited, Basel
2017
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
2016
12 Moments, Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz    
Gallery Lars Bohman, Stockholm
Murray Guy, New York
2014
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
Centre Pasquart, Bienne
2013
Murray Guy, New York
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen
2012
Wilkinson Gallery, London
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
Gallery Lars Bohman, Stockholm
2011
Murray Guy, New York
G Fine Art, Washington, D.C.
2010
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Zuoz
Gallery Lars Bohman, Stockholm
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
Jessica Bradley Art+Projects, Toronto
2009
Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
G Fine Art, Washington
Kunstverein Oldenburg
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh
Murray Guy, New York
2008
FRAC Bretagne, Domaine de Kerguehennec, Bignan
Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto
Medison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison WI
2007
Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin
Exposures, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Columbia College, Chicago, travelling to Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison G Fine Arts, Washington
G Fine Arts, Washinton DC
2006
Murray Guy, New York
2005
Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin
Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto (with Pascal Grandmaison)
Exposures, G Fine Art, Washington
2004
Exposures, Murray Guy, New York
2003
Sprüth Magers Projekte, Munich
2002
Kunstverein Cuxhaven
Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne
2001
Kunstverein Schwerte
Was Wirklich Geschah, ESCALE, Düsseldorf
2000
stop #1, Galerie Philomene Magers, Munich
1998
Interviews, Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne
1995
Der Geplante Augenblick, Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne
1994
InExspectation, Galerie Binder & Rid, Munich
My Museum, Galerie Philomene Magers Gallery, Cologne
1993
Interieur, Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne
1992
Vier Interieurs, Galerie FOE, Munich
1990
Akademiegalerie, Munich


Selected group exhibitions

2018
Jamais laisser les photos trainer, Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milano
[CONTROL] NO CONTROL, curated by Petra Roettig and Stephanie Bunk, Triennial of Photography, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Perspectives. Strategies of Photographic Actions. 10th Darmstadt Days of Photography, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie, Designhaus Hessen, Darmstadt
Bohman Knapper, Stockholm
2017
January show, Murray Guy, New York
Clocks for Seeing: Photography, Time and Motion, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
10 Years Old, Decennial Exhibition of the Fondazione Fotografia Modena, Foro Boario, Modena
JeonJu International Photo Festival, Jeonbuk Art center, South Korea
Farewell Photography, Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen
Never Ending Stories, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
(An-)Sichten, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt
2016
People, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri
With Different Eyes, The Portrait in Contemporary Photography, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Norimberga
The Lasting. L'intervallo e la durata, GNAM, Roma
Un sogno fatto a Mantova, Palazzo tè, Mantova
Mit anderen Augen, KunstMuseum Bonn
MoCP at 40, MoCP at Columbia College, Chicago
2015
Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
Passing Leap, Hauser & Wirth, New York
Staged, Performed, and Manipulated: A Johnson Display, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca
Proof: Photographs from the Collection, Akron Art Museum, Akron
Spielraum, Staedtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany
…and there was time, Visual Arts Center Helga de Alvear Foundation, Cáceres
2014
Moving Parts: Time and Motion in Contemporary Art, Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, Saint Louis
Eyes on the Street, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati
Reliable Tension, or: How to Win a Conversation about Jasper Johns, 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven
Paparazzi! Photographers, stars and artists, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
(Mis)Understanding Photography, Museum Folkwang, Essen
Unknown: Pictures of Strangers, Transformer Station, Cleveland
I feel the need to express something, but I don’t know what it is I want to express. Or how to
express it, Park View, Los Angeles
Stills, Michael Lowe Gallery, Cincinnati
American Scene, Martin Margulies Collection, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale
Double Back, Photographic Reflexivity, The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park
2013
Pre Speculum Me Video, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
L'altro ritratto, MART, Rovereto
2012
An Orchestrated Vision, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
Lost Places, Ort der Photographie, Hamburger Kunsthalle
2011
Things Are Queer: Highlights of the collection UniCredit, Marta Herford Museum, Herford, Germany
Exposed: Voyeurism, Survelliance and the Camera, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Persona: A Body in Parts, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
2010
New York Now, Murray Guy, New York
Süßer Vogel Jugend,  Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
Mixed Use: Photography and Other Practices in Manhattan, 1970s to the Present, Curated by Lynne Cooke and Douglas Crimp; Reina Sofia, Madrid
Do I know you, Inman Gallery, Houston TX
Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
To a Degree, Rational, Galleria Gentili, Prato
Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera, Tate Modern, London
Esopus 14: Projects, Esopus Space, New York
Elles@centrepompidou, Centre Pompidou, Paris
Acts of Presence, Musee D´Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
2008
Role Models, National Museum of Women in the arts, Washington
A Matter Of Time, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2007
Body Double, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles
StereoVision, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa
Zeichen der Zeit, Rathausgalerie München, Munich
Modeling the Photographic: The Ends of Photography, a short critical  history, McDonough Museum, Youngstown State University, Ohio
Frame of Reference, Clifford Chance Projects, New York
Tell Me a Story: Narrative Photography Now, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego
Art Unlimited, Art Basel
2006
Next Next Visual Art, Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY
New Photography (with Jonathan Monk and Jules Spinatsch), Museum of Modern Art, New York
German Photography, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque NM
2005
After the Fact, 1st Berlin Photography Festival, Walter-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
This Side Toward Screen, Murray Guy, New York
Loop, G Fine Art, Washington
Geo, Foxy Productions, New York
Wir Arbeiten Immer Noch Daran, Nicht Mehr Zu Arbeiten, Galerie der Künstler, Munich
2004
Camera Action, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
Between Spaces, Galerie Asbaek, Kopenhagen
Der Widerstand der Fotografie, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
2003
Off, Murray Guy, New York
Double Exposure, Edition Schellmann, Munich, traveling to G Fine Art, Washington; Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston; 2004: Galerie Graff, Montreal; Inman Gallery Houston ; Shearburn Gallery St. Louis; Pulliam Deffenbaugh Gallery Portland;  Godt-Cleary Projects, Las Vegas(April-June 2005).
20th Anniversary-show, Galerie Monika Sprüth, Cologne
Subtle Occupation, Murray Guy, New York
Between Spaces, Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca
Shadow And Light, Galerie Sprüth Magers Lee, Salzburg, Austria
2002
Hollywood revisited, Kunstmuseum, Aarhus, Denmark
QUIVID I - im öffentlichen Auftrag, Technisches Rathaus, Munich
Heute Bis Jetzt - Im Labor Der Bilder, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
2001
Moving Pictures, Triennale der Photographie, Galerien der Stadt Esslingen, Villa Merkel, Esslingen
Countdown, Kunstverein München, Munich
Mentalscape (eine Bibliothek), FOE 156, Munich
Heute bis Jetzt - Im Labor der Bilder, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
2000
Transporter, A Reading Room, Bangkok
Smili, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York


Awards

2002
Fellowship of Kunstfonds, Bonn
Philip Morris Award, Dresden
1997
Fellowship of Bavaria: New York residency
1995
Award, Cultural Board of the German Industry, Bund Deutscher Industrie
1994
Photography Award, Arts Council, Munich
1992
Fellowship of Kunstfonds, Bonn
DAAD Travel Grant: Rome
1990
Sanha Kaimer Fellowship: New York residency


Works in Public Collections

Museum of Modern Art, New York
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
Museum of Contemporay Photography, Chicago
Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami
Centre Pompidou, Paris
Frac Brittany, France
Centro de Artes Visuales  Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich,
Lenbachhaus, Munich
Kolumba, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums Köln, Cologne,
Galerie fuer Zeitgenoessische Kunst, Leipzig
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa
Musée d´Art Contemporain de Montreal

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