Thomas Struth 2018

Lives in Berlin. Works in Berlin.
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andriesse eyck galerie

Since the late 70's, Thomas Struth has been capturing our time, reconciling forms of documentation and contemplation: the world today as seen in empty streets of different cities, cultural venues, worship scenes, but also nature, family portraits, and more recently industrial and technological locations, often underlining the relationship with the sublime. The examination of different situations and their impact on people's way of acting is typical of Thomas Struth's work. On his recent work Struth says: "While working on the photographs of tech­nology I did three pictures that had to do with medical situations—operations in which the human body and technology really came close together—so in a way I was already working close to death. In the process of making one of the pictures I met someone who told me about the Leibniz Institute for wildlife research in Berlin and showed me some photos of a crocodile and a tiger being dissected. It really fascinated me, so one day I went there and met with a biologist and started making these pictures. They’re a memento mori, a reflection on mortality, which is something artists make at certain moments in their lives. Life is limited, and to be alive is a gift."

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Thomas Struth is one of the most important and influential photographic artists working today. A child of post-World War II Germany, Struth started out photographing the reconstructed streets in his hometown of Dusseldorf. Within a few years he was travelling the world to photograph city streets across the globe as a way of reflecting the societies that created them.
Thomas Struth is one of the most important and influential photographic artists working today. A child of post-World War II Germany, Struth started out photographing the reconstructed streets in his hometown of Dusseldorf. Within a few years he was travelling the world to photograph city streets across the globe as a way of reflecting the societies that created them.
Thomas Struth is one of the most important and influential photographic artists working today. A child of post-World War II Germany, Struth started out photographing the reconstructed streets in his hometown of Dusseldorf. Within a few years he was travelling the world to photograph city streets across the globe as a way of reflecting the societies that created them.
Thomas Struth is one of the most important and influential photographic artists working today. A child of post-World War II Germany, Struth started out photographing the reconstructed streets in his hometown of Dusseldorf. Within a few years he was travelling the world to photograph city streets across the globe as a way of reflecting the societies that created them.


De Keuze van... Margitte Verwoerdt
I think Thomas Struth is a top photographer. He works in series and really constructs a certain image, without mainly staging. His photos of groups of museum visitors standing at iconic artworks - in a time before Instagram - or his timeless urban photos are beautiful. His more recent series of dead animals from a research center in Berlin, where the animals are lying on a sort of operating table, are also great. It seems like the animals are sleeping. It is a kind of representation of the age-old theme of memento mori.
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Margitte Verwoerdt (kunsthistorica, zelfstandig adviseur en curator)


THOMAS STRUTH (1954 Born in Geldern, Germany) Lives and works in Berlin 1973-1980 Kunstakademie Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf 1978 New York Scholarship from the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf 1980-1982 Civil Service in a Community Center 1993-1996 Professor of Photography at Staatliche Hochschule für Gestaltung, Karlsruhe 1997 "Spectrum" International Prize for Photography, Stiftung Niedersachsen 2014 The Royal Institute of British Architects awards Honorary Fellowship (Hon FRIBA) for contribution to architecture 2016 Elected Foreign Honorary Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters SOLO 2019 Thomas Struth, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao Nature & Politics, MAST Foundation Composition '19 Thomas Struth in der Hilti Art Foundation 2018 andriesse eyck galerie, Amsterdam Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels Aspen Art Museum, Aspen 2017 Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Nature & Politics, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis Figure Ground, Haus der Kunst, Munich (catalogue) Nature & Politics, Moody Center for the Arts - Rice University, Houston 2016 Nature & Politics, Museum Folkwang, Essen (traveled to Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin; High Museum, Atlanta) (catalogue) 2015 Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich Galleria Monica De Cardenas, Milan Marian Goodman, London 2014 Thomas Struth – Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Rineke Dijkstra & Thomas Struth: Seeing, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle Cristina Iglesias & Thomas Struth, Ivory Press, Madrid Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Five Works, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam Marian Goodman Gallery, New York 2013 Stiftung zur Förderung zeitgenössischer Kunst, Weidingen / Eifel 2012 St. Petersburg, Schirmer/Mosel Showroom, Munich Galleri K, Oslo 2011 Thomas Struth, Fotografien 1978 – 2010, Museu Serralves, Porto; traveled from: Whitechapel Gallery, London; K20, Düsseldorf; Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich


 Situation Kunst, Bochum Thomas Struth, Korea 2007 – 2010, Gallery Hyundai, Seoul

 New Works, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Marian Goodman Gallery, New York (catalogue) 2009 Paradises, Frieze Art Fair 2009 - DB VIP Lounge, London Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens 2008 Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Zuoz Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina – MADRe, Naples Familienleben, SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne; traveled to: De Pont Museum of Contemporary Art, Tilburg (catalogue) Family Portraits, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam 2007 Making Time, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Making Time, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Making Time, Museo del Prado, Madrid (catalogue) 2006 Thomas Struth – Rineke Dijkstra, Galerie Xippas, Athens Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels 2005 Audience, Read This Like Seeing It For The First Time, (Video work in collaboration with The Bern Academy of Music) Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Museum Photographs 1987 – 2004, Galleri K, Oslo Audience, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam Imágenes el Perú, Museo de Arte Lima, Lima Arbeiten aus Peru, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Audience, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich 2004 Pergamon Museum I-VI, Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin (catalogue) Une Heure: Video Portraits, CAPC - Musée d' Art Contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux 2003 1977-2002, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Cities, Marian Goodmann Gallery, Paris Strassen, Galleri K, Oslo Pergamon Musum I-VI, Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Milan 2002 Pergamon I – IV, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York 1977-2002, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (catalogue) New Pictures from Paradise, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen Dresden; Centro de Fotografía, Universidad de Salamanca (catalogue) Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich 2001 Pictures from the Dandelion Room, Schirmer / Mosel Showroom, Munich (catalogue) Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (catalogue) Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels 2000 My Portrait, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; traveled to: National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Galleri K, Oslo (catalogue) Galerie Shimada, Tokyo 1999 Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Milan Still, Centre National de la Photographie, Paris Gallery Shimada, Tokyo The Berlin-Project (with Klaus vom Bruch), Hamburger Kunstverein, Hamburg New Pictures from Paradise, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York; Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris 1998 The Berlin-Project (with Klaus vom Bruch), Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern Still, Carré d'Art, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Nîmes; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (catalogue) Centro Galego de Are Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels Nouveau Portraits, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris 1997 Face to Face (with Luo Yongijn), Fine Arts Foundation of Beijing; International Art Palace, Peking (catalogue) Portraits, Sprengel Museum, Hanover (catalogue) Achenbach Kunsthandel, Düsseldorf (with Cindy Sherman) The Berlin-Project (with Klaus vom Bruch), Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Nieuw Werk, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam 1996 Valocuvia Fotografier, Kluuvin Galleria, Helsinki (catalogue) Galerie Shimada, Tokyo 1995 Strangers and Friends, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (catalogue) Strassen, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn (catalogue) Neue Arbeiten, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Oeuvre récentes, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris Landschaften, Galerie Shimada, Yamaguchi 1994 Strangers and Friends, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (catalogue) Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels 1993 Museum Photographs, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (catalogue) Galleria Monica de Cardenas, Milan Photographien aus Deutschland, Galerie Shimada, Yamaguchi The Saint Louis Art Museum, St. Louis Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne 1992 Portrait, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld (catalogue) Directions, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne 1991 Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Brussels House-Street-Individual-Group Galerie Shimada, Yamaguchi 1990 Photographs, The Renaissance Society, University of Chicago, Chicago (catalogue) Portrait and Museum Photographs, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam Giovanni Minelli, Paris Urbi et Orbis, Paris 1989 The Clocktower, New York (with Andreas Gursky) Halle Sud, Geneva Galerie Peter Pakesch, Vienna Neue Bilder, Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne 1988 Galerie Meert-Rihoux, Bruxelles Neapel and Tokyo, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich Portikus, Frankfurt/Main (with Siah Armajani) 1987 Unconscious Places, Kunsthalle Bern, Bern; Westfälisches Landesmuseum Münster, Münster (with Siah Armajani); Prefectural Museum of Art, Yamaguchi; Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh (catalogue) Tokyo und Münster, Galerie Max Hetzler, Cologne 1986 Galerie Shimada, Yamaguchi 1985 Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich 1980 Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (with Roswitha Ronkholz) 1978 PS1 - Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City GROUP 2019 This Place, Jüdisches Museum Berlin America Will Be!: Surveying the Contemporary Landscape, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas The Lie of the Land, MK Gallery, Milton Keynes Tudors to Windsors: British Royal Portraits, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria, Australia Civilization: The Way We Live Now, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing Titian and the Renaissance in Venice, Städel Museum, Frankfurt »Stadtbilder«, Galerie Nordenhake, Stockholm 2018 The Flâneur, From Impressionism to the Present, Kunst Museum Bonn The World to Come: Art in the Age of the Anthropocene, Harn Museum of Art, Florida True Stories. A Show Related to an Era - The Eighties, curated by Peter Pakesch, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Wilderness, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt Ways of Seeing, NYU Abu Dhabi Art Gallery, Abu Dhabi Nature Unleashed: The Image of Catastrophe since 1600, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg Une collection de photographies, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels Nasca, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn Light Sensitive 2: Photography from the Schaufler Collection, SCHAUWERK, Sindelfingen German Art, Galleri K, Oslo Résonance - Partie 2, Frac Normandie, Rouen Image Building: How Photography Transforms Architecture, Parrish Art Museum, Water Mill; The Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville Die andere Hälfte, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Siegen Bernd, Hilla and the Others: Photography from Düsseldorf, Huis Marseille, Museum for Photography, Amsterdam Marian Goodman Gallery, London This Place, The Picker Art Gallery at Colgate University, Hamilton; University Art Museum, University at Albany, Albany Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris 2017 Stage of Being, Museum Voorlinden, Wassenaar (catalogue) Beyond Nature, Galerie Sophie Scheidecker, Paris German Encounters - Contemporary Masterworks from the Deutsche Bank Collection, Garage Gallery, Doha Fire Station, Qatar Museums, Doha Shared Space: A New Era, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield Language of Photography and Düsseldorf School, Beijing Minsheng Art Museum, Beijing VV.AA. Displays of Affection I: Cartografiar la memoria, Galeria Estrany-de la Mota, Barcelona The Power of Images, MAST Foundation, Bologna Oracle, The Broad, Los Angeles Photographs Become Pictures, Städel Museum, Frankfurt a.M. The Garden - End of Times; Beginning of Times: #1 The Past, ARoS, Aarhus SNAP. Documentary and portrait photography from the collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Oslo Territories: Photography, Space, and Power, The Ringling, Sarasota Lübeck Sammelt I, Kunsthalle St. Annen, Lübeck The End of an Age, Gemeentemuseum, The Hague 2016 Sammlung Viehof - Internationale Kunst der Gegenwart, Deichtorhallen Hamburg Elective Affinities - German Art Since The Late 1960s, Latvian National Museum of Art, Riga New York Topographies: Bernd and Hilla Becher, Nicholas Nixon, Thomas Struth, Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York 2015 Anatomie de l´automate, La Panacée, Montpellier On Curbstone Jewels and Cobblestones, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin After Eden, la maison rouge, Paris Art and Machine, Musée des Confluences, Lyon Travelling the World. Art from Germany, Museum of Art, Ein Harod Dialog der Meisterwerke. Hoher Besuch zum Jubiläum, Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main PAIR(s), Maison Particulaire, Brussels The City: Works from the Collection, Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca Eppur si muove, Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg No Museum, No Life?, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Mijn Vlakke Land. On photography and landscape, FotoMuseum Provincie, Antwerpen Harmony and Transition. Reflecting Chinese Landscape, Marta Herford, Herford Checkpoint California, Deutsche Bank Kunsthalle, Berlin The Order of Things, The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm ARStronomy, La Casa Encendida, Madrid Hamster-Hipster-Handy. Im Bann des Mobiltelefons, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt/Main ROAD ATLAS (Street Photography from the DZ Bank Art Collection), DZ Bank Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main Constructing Worlds (2/3), Swedish Centre for Architecture and Design, Stockholm Il Divino. Homage to Michelangelo, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn FACES NOW: European Portrait Photography since 1990, BOZAR, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (traveled to Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam, 2015; Museum of Photography, Thessaloniki, 2015) Landscape in my Mind, Kunstforum Wien, Vienna 2014 The Public Eye: 175 Years of Sharing Photography, New York Public Library (Stephen A. Schwarzman Building), New York One Way: Peter Marino, Bass Museum of Art, Miami Photography. International, Daimler Art Collection, Stuttgart Lumières: Carte Blance à Christian Lacroix, Musee Cognacq-Jay, Paris Collecting Mode, Neumeister Bar-Am, Berlin The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960-1980, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago (travels to Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, 2015) This Place, DOX Center for Contemporary Art, Prague (traveling to Tel Aviv Museum of Modern Art, Tel Aviv, 2015; Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, 2015; Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, 2016) Facts and Fictions. Photography from the UniCredit Art Collection, Multimedia Art Museum | Moscow House of Photography, Moscow Secret Passions. Private Flemish Collections, Lille3000, Lille Time Present - Photography from the Deutsche Bank Collection, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore (travels to: National Gallery of Modern Art, Mumbai, 2015; Seoul, 2015; Hara Museum, Tokyo, 2015) Branching Out, Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Ratingen Constructing Worlds - Photography and Architecture, Barbican Art Gallery, London Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art´s Truly a World Treasure, Selected Works from Yageo Foundation Collection, The National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; traveled to: Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima; The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto The Paths of German Art from 1949 to the present, Moscow Museum of Modern Art, Moscow Enthüllung und Verzauberung. Ankäufe und Schenkungen aus der Fotografischen Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn Menschen vor Flusslandschaft, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (catalogue) Family Matters - Portraits and experiences of family today, Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina, Florence Vom Aussenraum zum Innenraum, Kunstverein KunstHaus Potsdam e.V., Potsdam Getting Reacquainted with Michelangelo, Accademia Gallery, Florence Temi & Variazioni. L'impero della Luce, Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice 2013 City Self, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago 7. Lanzarote Art Biennale, Fundación Helge Achenbach and Sammlung Rheingold, Lanzarote Expression, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hongkong REMEMBER EVERYTHING, 40 Years Galerie Max Hetzler, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (catalogue) Fading Nights, Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin Weltreise. Kunst aus Deutschland unterwegs, ZKM - Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe (catalogue) See the Light: Photography, Perception, Cognition, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles (catalogue) Industrial Worlds 013, Mast Foundation, Bologna Minimal resistance. Between late modernism and globalisation: artistic practices during 80s and 90s, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid Urban, Rolla Foundation, Bruzella The Mediterranean Experience: The Mediterranean as a spatial paradigm for the circulation of ideas and meaning, Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki (catalogue) Des images comme des oiseaux, La Friche la Belle de Mai, Tour Panorama, Marseille (catalogue) Moving Norman Foster on Art, Carré d'art - Musée d'art Contemporain, Nîmes (catalogue) Lens Drawings, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris German Art 2013, Galleri K, Oslo Generosity: Geschenke und Leihgaben aus der Sammlung des ZKM, ZKM, Karlsruhe Staring Back, Museum of National Taipei University of Education, Taipei (catalogue) Stadt in Sicht. Werke aus der Sammlung Deutsche Bank, Museum Ostwall, Dortmund Paisaje 1969-2013, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City AGES. Porträts vom Älterwerden, Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne; traveled to: Landesgalerie - Oberösterreichisches Landesmuseum, Linz (catalogue) Landmark. The Fields of Photography, Positive View Foundation / Somerset House, London (catalogue) How Is the World? Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Photography, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC Ein Drittel Weiß, KIT - Kunst im Tunnel, Düsseldorf Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Caroliner Collections, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina 2012 Living / Loss, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork (catalogue) Tea with Nefertiti, Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha; traveled to: Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris; BOZAR, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; Hayward Gallery and Southbank Centre, London (catalogue) Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present, The National Gallery, London; traveled to: CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona; CaixaForum Madrid, Madrid (catalogue) Gustave Caillebotte. Ein Impressionist und die Fotografie, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main; traveled to: Gemeentemuseum, Den Haag (catalogue) Aneignung der Gegenwart, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig Gaze – The Changing Face of Portrait Photography, Istanbul Museum of Modern Art, Istanbul Common Ground, La Biennale di Venezia - Architecture Biennale, Venice (catalogue) Juwelen im Rheingold, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (catalogue) America in View: Landscape Photography 1865 to Now, Rhode Island School of Design - Museum of Art, Providence Von Sinnen. Wahrnehmung in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel (catalogue) Road Atlas. Straßenfotografien aus der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Kunstmuseum Dieselkraft Cottbus, Cottbus (catalogue) Malerei in Fotografie - Strategien der Aneignung, Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main (catalogue) Real to Real: Photographs from the Trevor Traina Collection, Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco/de Young Museum, San Francisco (catalogue) Lost Places, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg (catalogue) Beyond the wall, Castello Di Rivoli, Turin Pink Caviar, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk (catalogue) Arte torna Arte - La contemporaneita e le sue radici, Galleria dell’ Accademia, Florence (catalogue) La Triennale - Intense Proximity, Palais de Tokyo, Paris (catalogue) German Photography 1960 - 2012: A Survey, Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hongkong Der Mensch und seine Objekte, Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen (catalogue) The Queen: Art and Image, National Museum Wales, Cardiff; traveled to: National Portrait Gallery, London (catalogue) Déja Vue - Die Kunst der Wiederholung von Dürer bis YouTube, Staatliche Kunsthalle Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe Press Play. L'arte e i mezzi d'informazione, Fondazione sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin Darren Bader: Images, P.S.1, New York Stadt und Land, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf 2011 Photography Calling!, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover Nachrichten aus der Zwischenstadt, Museum Ludwig, Cologne German Art, Galleri K, Oslo Prix Pictet Growth Shortlist Exhibition, Passage de Retz, Paris (catalogue) De-Natured: German art from Joseph Beuys to Martin Kippenberger: Selections from the James Keith, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill (catalogue) Atget and Contemporary Photography, Leslie Feely Fine Art, New York Ruhrblicke – Wanderausstellung, Stadtmuseum Hattingen, Hattingen (catalogue) Menschenbilder, Grosse Kunstschau Worpswede, Worpswede Made in Italy, Gagosian Gallery, Rom Street Life and Home Stories. Fotografien aus der Sammlung Goetz, Villa Stuck Museum, Munich Measuring the World. Heterotopias and Knowledge Spaces in Art, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz (catalogue) Spaces: Photographs by Candida Höfer and Thomas Struth, Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown (catalogue) Road Atlas, Strassenfotografie aus der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Stiftung Opelvillen Rüsselsheim, Rüsselsheim Die Erfindung der Wirklichkeit - Photographie an der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf von 1970 bis heute, Akademie Galerie - Die Neue Sammlung, Düsseldorf (catalogue) Wonder (Miracle). Art, Science and Religion from the 4th Century to the Present, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg; traveled to: Kunsthalle Krems, Krems (catalogue) Märklin World, Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort (catalogue) Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America, Museo del Novecento, Mailand; traveled to: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Through the Looking Brain, Kunstmuseum St. Gallen, St.Gallen; traveled to: Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn (catalogue) Lichtempfindlich-Zeitgenössische Fotografie aus der Sammlung Schaufler, Schauwerk Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen Photography Calling!, Sprengel Museum, Hanover (catalogue) The Queen: Art and Image, Ulster Museum, Belfast; traveled to: National Museum Wales, Cardiff; Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh; National Portrait Gallery, London (catalogue) Volume! Works from the collections of La Caixa Foundation and MACBA, Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA), Barcelona Architektonika, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin Jeff Wall: The Crooked Path, Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela; traveled to: BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (catalogue) Erschaute Bauten - Architektur im Spiegel zeitgenössischer Kunstfotografie, Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna 2010 Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York Hyper Real, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, MUMOK, Vienna Auswertung der Flugdaten, K21 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf Situation Kunst - Fotografische Installation, Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr Universität Bochum, Bochum Weitmar 2009 Verschwindende Landschaften / vanishing landscapes, Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg Düsseldorfer Schule - Photographien von 1970 bis 2008 aus der Sammlung Lothar Schimer, Akademie der Schönen Künste, Munich PastPresentFuture - Highlights from UniCredit Group Collection, Kunstforum Wien, Vienna Beautiful Fiction, Art Gallery of Ontario, Ontario The Making of Art, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main Urban Spaces, Geography, Identity, Urbanism, Fundacion Proa, Buenos Aires Horizons, Foundation Beyeler, Basel Sechzig Jahre - Sechzig Werke, Kunst aus der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin Michelangelo - La pietà Rondanini e il Crocifisso ritrovato, Castello Sforzesco, Milan Terra di nessuno, Museo Risi, Napels Picturing New York: Photographs from the Museum of Modern Art, curated by Sarah Hermanson Meister, MoMA, La Casa Encendida, Madrid; Museo di arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto; Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin Obdachlose fotografieren Passanten, Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf 2008 Objectivités - La photographie à Düsseldorf, Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris Museum as a Medium, MARCO – Museo de Arte Contemporánea, Vigo Real, Städel Museum, Frankfurt/Main From Velázquez to Picasso: Las Meninas, Museu Picasso, Barcelona Sichtbarwerden, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin Fluid Street, Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Helsinki Kavalierstart 1978-1982, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen God & Goods, Villa Manin, Passariano Dürer und... Künstler der Akademie, Akademie Galerie – Die Neue Sammlung, Düsseldorf Inside Architecture, MOCA Pacific Design Center, Los Angeles Art for the Spirit – Works from the UBS Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo All Inclusive – A Tourist World, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main (catalogue) 2007 Private/Public, Musem Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam What does the jellyfish want?, Museum Ludwig, Cologne Visit(e). Werke aus der Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels (catalogue) Kommando Friedrich Hölderlin Berlin, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (catalogue) Spectacular City – Photographing the Future, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf 2006 Der Kontrakt des Fotografen, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen; Akademie der Künste, Berlin Wrestle, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson A Tribute to Cézanne, Galerie Yvon Lambert, New York Das Junge Rheinland, Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf Carbonic Anhydride, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin (catalogue) FASTER!BIGGER!BETTER!, ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe Eldorado, Mudam – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg click doubleclick, Haus der Kunst, Munich; Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels Why Pictures Now, Museum moderner Kunst,Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna Tiefenschärfe: Bilder von Menschen, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden A Curator’s Eye, LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles Medium Fotografie, Galerie Stampa, Basel Nature Attitudes, TB A21 – Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna Cinemas, Le Magasin – Centre National d’Art Contemporain, Grenoble 7th Wing East Collection: Culture Bond, Courtauld Institute of Art, University of London, London More than meets the eye, MARCO – Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey Edward Steichen Photography Gallery, Museum of Modern Art, New York Spectacular City, Netherlands Architecture Insitute, Rotterdam; Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf (catalogue) Seventy-five at 75, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle Les Peintres de la vie moderne: Donation – Collection Photographie de la Caisse des Depôts, Centre Pompidou, Paris Thomas Struth / Rineke Dijkstra, Xippas Gallery, Athens Os Anos 80, Museo Serralves, Porto Imposing Order: Contemporary Photography and the Archive, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francsico Der Himmel auf Erden: Der Blick des Künstlers auf den Garten vom Mittelalter bis zur Gegenwart, Städel, Frankfurt/Main 2005 Blumenstück: Künstlers Glück, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen Beyond Delirious / Indeterminate States, Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami Contemporary Voices - Works from the UBS Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York Kontexte der Fotografie, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen 25 Jahre Deutsche Bank: 25th Anniversary of the Deutsche Bank Collection, Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin Universal Experience: Art, Life and the Tourist's Eye, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago Some Trees, Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen Kreuz und Kruzifix, Zeichen und Bild, Diözesanmuseum Freising, Freising Gerhard Richter: Ohne Farbe, Museum Franz Gertsch, Burgdorf Farsites: Urban Crisis and Domestic Symptoms in Recent Contemporary Art, San Diego Art Museum, San Diego Family Pictures, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano 2004 Forme per il David, Galleria dell' Accademia, Firenze Friedrich Christian Flick Collection, Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin Berlin Biennale, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin Stephen Shore / Thomas Struth, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich Love and Hate: From Magritte to Cattelan, Villa Manin - Centro d' Arte Contemporanea, Coroipa Plum Collection, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve German Art, Altana Kulturforum at Städel, Frankfurt/Main 20 Years Gallery Thaddaeus Ropac, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg ArchiSkulptur, Foundation Beyeler, Basel Território Livre, 26th Bienal de São Paulo, Pavilhâo Ciccillo Matarazzo, São Paulo 2003 actionbutton, Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin August Sander / Thomas Struth, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen Franz von Lenbach und die Kunst der Gegenwart, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen Warum!, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin Cruel and Tender, Tate Modern, London; Museum Ludwig, Cologne Schachtelhalm und Löwenzahn. Vom Herbarisieren und Fokussieren, Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Johanneum, Graz Read This Like Seen For The First Time, Biennale Bern, Hochschule für Musik und Theater, Bern Affinities...Now ...and Then, Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City The Big Picture, Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver German Art Now, Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis Happiness, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo Explosive Photography, Nassau County Museum of Art, New York 2002 Lila, weiß und andere Farben, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin Wallflowers: Große Fotografien, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich Sammlungspräsentation, K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf Heute bis Jetzt: Im Labor der Bilder, Museum Kunst Palast Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (catalogue) AUGENBLICK Foto/Kunst, Sammlung Essl, Klosterneuburg (catalogue) Zwischen Schönheit und Sachlichkeit, Kunsthalle Emden, Emden (catalogue) Open City: Aspects of Street Photography 1950-2000, Museum de Bellas Artes de Bilbao; Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C. Passenger: The Viewer as Participant, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo Moving Pictures, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York L'immagine ritrovata / The Image regained: Painting and Photography from the Eighties to Today, Museo Cantonale d' Arte, Lugano 2001 En pleine terre, Kunstsammlung Basel, Basel Ex(O)Dus, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa Abbild, Kunsthaus Graz am Landesmuseum Johanneum, Graz (catalogue) Museum der Wünsche, Museum Ludwig, Cologne Instant City, Museo Luigi Pecci, Prato Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen 2000 The Continuity of the Everyday in 20th Century Art, Castello di Rivoli - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin Milano senza confine, Spazio Oberdan, Milan Ansicht Aussicht Einsicht: Architekturfotographie, Museum Bochum, Kunstsammlung der Ruhr-Universität, Bochum; Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig; Galeria Bunkier Sztuki, Krakow (catalogue) How you look at it: Photography in the 20th Century, EXPO 2000 – Sprengel Museum Hannover, Hanover; Städel, Frankfurt/Main (catalogue) 5th Bienale de Lyon, Lyon Architecture: Hot and Cold, Museum of Modern Art, New York Vision and Reality, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek Seeing Time: Selection from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection of Media Art, ZKM - Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe (catalogue) 1999 Seeing Time: Selection from the Pamela and Richard Kramlich Collection of Media Art, Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco (catalogue) The Museum as Muse: Artists reflect, Museum of Modern Art, New York (catalogue) Reconstructing Space: Architecture in Recent German Photography, Architectual Association, London (catalogue) Apposite Opposites: Photography from the MCA Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago L'art médecin Musée Picasso, Antibes The Mirror's Edge, BildMuseet, Umeå 1998 Art of the Eighties, Culturgest, Lisbon Urban, Tate Gallery, Liverpool The 11th Sydney Biennale, Sydney Unfinished History, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago 1997 Absolute Landscape: Between Illusion and Reality, Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama (catalogue) In visible light, Museum of Modern Art, Oxford Positionen künstlerischer Photographie in Deutschland nach 1945, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (catalogue) 1996 Nobuyoshi Araki, Larry Clark, Thomas Struth, Christopher Williams, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel Distanz und Nähe, Kawasaki City Museum, Kawasaki; Tochigi Prefectural Museum of Fine Arts, Tochigi (catalogue) 1994 The Epic and the Everyday, Hayward Gallery, London (catalogue) Who's Looking at the Family?, Barbican Art Gallery, London 1993 Photographie in der deutschen Gegenwartskunst, Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel (catalogue) Distanz und Nähe, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (catalogue) 1992 Documenta IX, Kassel (catalogue) Mehr als ein Bild, Sprengel Museum, Hanover Family Album: Changing Perspective of Family Portrait, Tokyo Metropolitan Museum of Photography (catalogue) Photography in Contemporary German Art: 1960 to the Present, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Guggenheim Museum SoHo, New York; Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Texas; Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis 1991 Aus der Distanz, K21 - Kunstsammlung Nordrhein Westfalen, Düsseldorf (catalogue) The Carnegie International, CMOA - Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (catalogue) Typologies, Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport; Akron Art Museum, Ohio; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; San Francisco Museum of Art, San Francisco Sguarda di Medusa, Castello di Rivoli - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin 1990 Aperto '90, Biennale di Venezia, Venice de Afstand, Witte de With - Centre for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam Images in Transition, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo Weitersehen, Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld 1989 Another Objectivity, Centre National des Arts Plastiques, Paris; Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato (catalogue) ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London Prospect Fotografie, Kunstverein Frankfurt, Frankfurt/Main 1988 La Razon Revisada / Reason Revised, Fondacion Caja de Pensiones, Madrid & Barcelona Another Objectivity, ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London 1987 Skulptur Projekte Münster '87, Münster (catalogue) 1986 Standort Düsseldorf '86, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsselorf (catalogue) Fotografie und Skulptur, Studio Hansaallee, Düsseldorf 1985 New York State University Gallery, New York (with Susan Grayson & Joseph Bartscherer) 1981 Erweiterte Fotografie, 5th Internationale Biennale, Vienna, Secession, Vienna 1979 In Deutschland: Aspekte gegenwärtiger Dokumentarfotografie in Deutschland, Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, Bonn Schlaglichter: Junge Kunst im Rheinland, Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, Bonn (catalogue)