1964 born in Munich, Germany
lives and works in New York and Munich


Solo Exhibitions
Sprengelmuseum, Hannover
  CAC, Cincinnati, OH
Kunstmuseum Luzern, Switzerland
2022 Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
  Triennale, Milan
2021 Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
  Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Milan, Italy
  Bohman-Knäpper, Stockholm, Sweden
2020 Higher Pictures, New York
2019 Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Milan, Italy
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
  Le Bal, Paris
2018 Galerie Sabine Knust, Munich
2017 Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Zuoz, Switzerland
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
2016 Murray Guy, New York
Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2014 Centre PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland
Galerie Rudolfinum, Prag, Czech Republic
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
2013 National Museum of Photography, Copenhagen, Denmark
Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Milan, Italy
Murray Guy, New York
2012 Wilkinson Gallery, London
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
2011 Murray Guy, New York
G Fine Art, Washington, D.C.
2010 Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Zuoz, Switzerland
Lars Bohman Gallery, Stockholm, Sweden
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
Jessica Bradley Art+Projects, Toronto, Canada
2009 Murray Guy, New York
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, Great Britain
Monica de Cardenas Galleria, Milan, Italy
Kunstverein Oldenburg, Oldenburg, Germany
2008 Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, WI
Jessica Bradley Art+Projects, Toronto, Canada
FRAC Brittany, Domaine de Kerguehennec, Bignan, France
2007 Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
G Fine Art, Washington, D.C.
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
2006 Murray Guy, New York
2005 G Fine Art, Washington D.C.
Kuckei+Kuckei, Berlin
Jessica Bradley Art+Projects (with Pascal Grandmaison), Toronto, Canada
2004 Murray Guy, New York
2003 Sprüth Magers Projekte, Munich
2002 Kunstverein Cuxhaven, Germany
Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne
2001 Kunstverein Schwerte, Germany
ESCALE, Düsseldorf
2000 Sprüth Magers Projekte, Munich
1998 Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne
1995 Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne
1994 Galerie Binder & Rid, Munich
Galerie Philomene Magers, Cologne
1993 Galerie Otto Schweins, Cologne
1992 Galerie FOE, Munich
1990 Akademiegalerie, Munich


Group Exhibitions
2024 In the Now: Gender and Nation in Europe, Selections from the Sir Mark Fehrs Haukohl Photography Collection, Brooklyn Museum, NY.
2023-24 Mix & Match, Pinakothek der Moderne, München
  Corps à Corps, Histoire(s) de la Photographie, Centre Pompidou, Paris
30 Years, Monica De Cardenas, Milano
  Dialektik der Präsenz, Kunststiftung DZ Bank, Frankfurt
  Inszenierte Momente, Stilleben heute, Neue Galerie Dachau, Germany
Street Life, Die Straße in der Kunst von Kirchner bis Streuli, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  The Phenomenon Großmann Encouters Artistic Photography, Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg, Germany
  Making Being Here Enough, Place and Self, Kolumba, Cologne
2022 Ourselves, Photographs by Women Artists from Helen Kornblum, MoMA, New York
  The Double: Identity and Difference in Art since 1900, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
  Hände, Eier, Zitronen, Gallerie oqbo, Berlin
  Perspectives, Recent gifts of Contemporary Art, George Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
  sommer.frische.kunst, Bad Gastein, Austria
  Beyond the Frame, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago
2021-22 In the Now, Gender and Nation in Europe, Selections from the Sir Mark Fehrs Haukohl Photography Collection, LACMA, LA
Still / Live, Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY
  Angespannte Zustände, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart
  Kuckei+Kuckei at the Collectors Room, Hamburg
2020 Body Performance, Museum für Fotografie, Berlin
  Cámara y Ciudad, La Caixa Forum, Madrid, Spain
  Kaléidoscope, Pasquart Kunthaus, Biel Switzerland
  Kleine Geschichte der Fotografie, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
  Des marches, démarches, FRAC Provence-Alpes-Cote d’Azur, France
  When We First Arrived, The Corner at the Whitman-Walker, Washington DC
  Biennale de la Photographie de Mulhouse, Freiburg, Germany
2019 Belichtungen, Städtische Galerie Viersen, Viersen, Germany
  That one recognizes one another, Foto Wien, Vienna, curated by Anja Manfredi and Mirjam Angerer-Geier
  Nullpunkt der Orientierung. Fotografie als Verortung im Raum,
DZ Bank, Frankfurt
  Re-visions, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
  Ragione e Sentimento, Galleria Nazionale, Rome
  An Ort und Stelle, Fotografie des Gegenwärtigen, Kunstmuseum Reutlingen, Germany
Realitätscheck, Kunstraum Potsdam, Potsdam, Germany
2018 Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Basel
  Confusing Public and Private: The 3rd Beijing Photo Biennial, Beijing, CAFA Art Museum, Beijing, China
  Object Lessons: Photography at Cornell, 1869-2018, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
  Art House, Hamburg, Abteistrasse 59, curated by Andrea von Goetz and Schwanenfließ
  Zeitspuren, The Power of Now, Kunsthaus Pasquart, Biel, Switzerland
  Still Life, Obstinacy of Things, Kunsthaus Wien, Vienna
(Control) No Control, Triennial of Photography, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Clocks for Seeing: Photography, Time and Motion, Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada
Triennial of Photography, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Jamais laisser les photos trainer, Monica De Cardenas Gallery, Milan
Perspectives – Strategien fotografischen Handelns, Darmstädter Tage der Fotografie, Darmstadt, Germany
Group Show, Bohman Knapper, Stockholm
2017-18 Never Ending Stories, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
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, Italy
JeonJu International Photo Festival, Jeonbuk Art center, South Korea
Farewell Photography, Biennale für aktuelle Fotografie, Wilhelm-Hack-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
(An-)Sichten, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt, Germany
2016 MoCP at 40, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
With Different Eyes, The Portrait in Contemporary Photography, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Germany
The Shape of Remembering, Stamp Gallery, University of Maryland
People, Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri, Iceland
The Lasting – l’intervallo e la durata, Galleria Nazionale d’arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome
Counterpoints: Photography Through The Lens of Toronto Collections, Art Museum Toronto, Canada
Zurück in die Zukunft der Fotografie, DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt
Stare, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
Un sogno fatto a Mantova, Piazze della città, Palazzo Te e Fruttiere, Mantova, Italy
With Different Eyes, The Portrait in Contemporary Photography, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany
Point de Vue, Galerie Pictura, Cesson-Sévigné, France
2015 Perfect Likeness: Photography and Composition, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Passing Leap, Hauser & Wirth, New York
Staged, Performed, and Manipulated: A Johnson Display, Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Proof: Photographs from the Collection, Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Spielraum, Staedtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn, Germany
…and there was time, Visual Arts Center Helga de Alvear Foundation, Cáceres, Spain
MoCP at 40, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2014 Moving Parts: Time and Motion in Contemporary Art, Kemper Art Museum, Washington University, Saint Louis, MO
Eyes on the Street, curated by Brian Sholis, Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, OH
Reliable Tension, or: How to Win a Conversation about Jasper Johns, 32 Edgewood Avenue Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven, CT
Paparazzi! Photographers, stars and artists, Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz, France
(Mis)Understanding Photography, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Unknown: Pictures of Strangers, Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH
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, CA
Stills, Curated by Kevin Moore and Nion McEvoy, Michael Lowe Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
American Scene, Martin Margulies Collection, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, FL
Double Back, Photographic Reflexivity, The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
2013 Drone, The Automated Image, Le Mois de la photo a Montréal, Vox Contemporary Image Center, Montréal, Canada
L’Altro Ritratto, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rovereto, Italy
Per Speculum Me Video, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt, Germany
Woman’s World: Contemporary Views of Women by Women, Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, FL
Das Fenster im Blick, Art Foyer DZ Bank, Frankfurt
2012 An Orchestrated Vision, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
Lost Places, Ort der Photographie, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Views and Windows, Sabine Knust Galerie, Munich
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, Spain
Pictures by Women: A History of Modern Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York
To a Degree, Rational, curated by Cheryl Kaplan, Galleria Gentili, Prato, Italy
Esopus 14: Projects, Esopus Space, New York
Exposed: Voyeurism, Surveillance and the Camera, Tate Modern, London, Great Britain and San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
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, DC
A Matter Of Time, Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York
2007 Tell Me A Story: Narrative Photography Now, Museum Of Photographic Art, San Diego, CA
Modeling The Photographic: The Ends of Photography, a short critical history, McDonough Museum, Youngstown State University, Youngstown, OH
Urban Conditions, Rathausgalerie, Munich
Frame Of Reference, Clifford Chance Projects, New York
Body Double, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA
Stereo Vision, University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
Art Unlimited, Art Basel, Switzerland
2006 New Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York
German Photography, Richard Levy Gallery, Albuquerque, NM
Next Wave Festival, Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York
2005 Loop, G Fine Art, Washington, D.C.
Geo, Foxy Productions, New York
Wir Arbeiten Immer Noch Daran, Nicht Mehr Zu Arbeiten, Galerie der Künstler, Munich
This Side Toward Screen, Murray Guy, New York
After The Fact, 1st Berlin Photography Festival, Gropiusbau, Berlin
2004 Der Widerstand Der Fotografie, Camera Austria/Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Between Spaces, Galerie Asbaek, Kopenhagen, Denmark
Camera Action, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
2003 Double Exposure, Edition Schellmann, Munich
20th Anniversary-Show, Sprüth Magers, Cologne
Shadow And Light, Galerie Sprüth Magers Lee, Salzburg, Austria
Between Spaces, Centro Cultural Andratx, Mallorca, Spain
Off, Murray Guy, New York
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 Germany
Countdown, Kunstverein Munich, Germany
2000 Transporter, About Studio Gallery, Bangkok, Thailand
Simili, De Chiara/Stewart Gallery, New York
1999 Spaceship Earth, Art in General, New York
1998 Fotografia Situacionista, Galeria OMR, Mexico City, Mexico
1995-97 Photography After Photography; Praterinsel, Munich, Germany; Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Germany; Städt. Galerie Erlangen, Erlangen, Germany; Brandenburgische Kunstsammlungen, Cottbus, Germany; Museet for Fotokunst, Odense, Denmark; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland; Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finnland; Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
1996 Fotografia Nell´Arte Tedesca Contemporanea, Gian Ferrari Gallery, Milan, Italy
1,2,3,4, Andreas Binder Gallery, Munich
1995-96 Ars Viva 1995, Anhaltische Gemäldegalerie, Dessau, Germany; Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt; Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nürnberg
1995 Trick or Treat, Galerie Wiensowsky & Harbord, Berlin
1994 Skulptur, Galerie Bugdahn & Kaimer, Düsseldorf
Scharf Im Schauen, Haus der Kunst, Munich
1993 Debütanten 93, Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringerstrasse, Munich
1992 Modell, Pasinger Ritterwerke, Munich
1991 Szenarien Der Wirklichkeit, Galerie der Künstler, Munich
1990 Bilder Zeigen, Lothringerstrasse, Ladengalerie, Munich


Works in Public Collections
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada
Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
Centre PasquArt, Biel, Switzerland
Centre Pompidou, Paris
Centro de Artes Visuales Fundación Helga de Alvear, Cáceres, Spain
DZ Bank Art Collection, Frankfurt, Germany
Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
Folkwang Museum, Essen, Germany
Frac Bretagne, France
Galerie fuer Zeitgenoessische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna, Rome
Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
Johnson Museum of Art, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Kolumba, Kunstmuseum des Erzbistums Köln, Cologne
Lenbachhaus, Munich
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Margulies Collection at the Warehouse, Miami, FL
Musée d´Art Contemporain de Montreal, Canada
Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano, Switzerland
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Denver, CO
Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Museum of Modern Art, New York
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
Nelson-Atkins Museum, Kansas City, MO
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York