Thomas Struth



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Thomas Struth

(b. 1954, Geldern, Germany. Lives and works in Berlin.)

Struth studied at the Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf. In 2010-2012 a major traveling retrospective of Struth’s work was exhibited at the Museu Serralves, Portugal; the K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf; the Whitechapel Gallery, London, and the Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland. In 2014 he was awarded the Honorary Fellowship by the Royal Institute of British Architects. He is the winner of the Spectrum-International Prize for Photography of the Foundation of Lower Saxony (1997) and the Werner Mantz Prize for Photography, The Netherlands (1992). He has participated in numerous international group exhibitions including Common Ground, Venice Architecture Biennale (2012), Future Dimension, the Venice Biennial (1990) and Documenta IX (1992).


Virtual tour of Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010
Virtual tour of Thomas Struth: 1977-2002


RECENT SOLO SHOWS

2015
Marian Goodman Gallery, London
2014
Thomas Struth: Photographs, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Thomas Struth, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Five Works, Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
On Reality, with Cristina Iglesias, Ivorypress Space, Madrid, Spain
2013
Thomas Struth, Kunst in Weidingen, Weidingen, Germany
2012
Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010 , Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal
2011
Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010 , Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK
2010
Thomas Struth, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Thomas Struth: Photographs 1978-2010 , Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland
2009
Thomas Struth, Museum of Cycladic Art, Athens, Greece
2008
Familienleben, Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany
Thomas Struth, Madre, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina, Naples, Italy
2007
Making Time, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid, Spain

RECENT GROUP SHOWS

2015
Landscape in Mind, Kunstforum Wien, Vienna, Austria
European Portraits, BOZAR – Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels, Belgium
Michelangelo as Inspiration, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany
What Comes After a Sudden Death, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Germany
This Place, Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel
Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure. Selected Works from Yageo Foundation Colletion, The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960 – 1980, Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, New Jersey
Hamster und Hipster, Museum für angewandte Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany
2014
Themes and Variations: The Empire of Light, The Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, Italy
Le Théorème de Néfertiti, Palais des Beaux Arts BOZAR, Brussels, Belgium
On Reality, with Cristina Iglesias, Ivorypress Space, Madrid, Spain
Temi & Variazioni. L'impero della Luce
Footnotes, CCS Bard Hessel Museum, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Rineke Dijkstra and Thomas Struth: Seeing, Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
This Place, DOX, Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic
One Way: Peter Marino, Bass Museum of Art, Miami, Florida
A History. Art, Architecture and Design, From the Eighties to the Present Day, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Guess What? Hardcore Contemporary Art’s Truly a World Treasure. Selected Works from Yageo Foundation Colletion, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan
Constructing Worlds – Photography and architecture in the Modern Age, Barbican Art Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Branching Out, Museum der Stadt Ratingen, Ratingen, Germany
Time Present. Photography from the Deutsche Bank Collection, Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
Secret Passions. Private Flemish Collections, Lille3000, Lille, France
Facts and Fictions – Photography from the UniCredit Art Collection, Multimedia Art Museum Moscow/House of Photography, Moscow, Russia
This Place, DOX: Centre for Contemporary Art, Prague, Czech Republic
The City Lost and Found: Capturing New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles, 1960 – 1980, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
Lumières: Carte Blanche à Christian Lacroix, Musee Cognacq-Jay, Paris, France
2013
Mein Rasierspiegel-From Holthuys to Beuys, Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany
Le Théorème de Néfertiti, Mathaf, Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha
Living / Loss, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland
A Window on the World, Fondation de L'Hermitage, Lausanne, Switzerland
Gustave Caillebotte. Ein Impressionist und die Fotografie, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Netherlands
30x: Three Decades, Museum of Photographic Arts, San Diego, California
Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections, Nasher Museum of Art, Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Seduced by Art: Photography Past and Present, CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain; CaixaForum, Madrid, Spain
Ein Drittel Weiβ, KIT, Kunst im Tunnel, Dusseldorf, Germany
Through the Eyes of Texas: Masterworks from Alumni Collections, Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, Texas
Concrete: Photography and Architecture - Jubilee Exhibition 1, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
Schenkung Herbert Lange. Fotografien von 1925 bis 2009, Kunstsammlung Chemnitz, Chemnitz, Germany
How is the World? Recent Acquisitions of Contemporary Photography, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
Landmark: The Fields of Photography, Positive View Foundation, Somerset House, London, United Kingdom
AGES. Portraits vom Älterwerden, Die Photographische Sammlung / SK Stiftung Kultur, Cologne, Germany
2012
The Queen: Art and Image, National Portrait Gallery, London (touring exhibition, Edinburgh in June, Belfast in October and Cardiff)
Darren Bader: Images, P.S.1, New York
Conversations. Photography from the Bank of America Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
WUNDER, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems
La Triennale-Intense Proximity, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
2011
Photography is Calling, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany
De-Natured: German art from Joseph Beuys to Martin Kippenberger: Selections from the James Keith, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
Ruhrblicke-Wanderausstellung, Stadtmuseum Hattingen, Hattingen, Germany
Jeff Wall: The Crooked Path, BOZAR- Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels; Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea, Santiago de Compostela
Vermessung der Welt, Heterotopien und Wissensraume in der Kunst, Kunsthaus Graz – Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
2010
Kunsthalle der Hypo-Kulturstiftung, München, Germany Le Meilleur des Mondes, MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand–Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Until Now: Collecting the New (1960-2010), Minneapolis Institute of the Arts, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Dreamlands, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris, France
2009
Urban Spaces, Geography, Identity, Urbanism, Fundacion Proa, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Horizons, Beyerle Foundation, Basel, Switzerland
2008
Kavalierstart 1978 -1982, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Museum as a Medium, MARCO – Museo de Arte Contemporanea, Vigo, Spain

Thomas Struth Exhibitions

Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth

April 29 - June 6, 2015
London


Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth

January 10 - February 28, 2014
New York


Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth

May 5 - June 19, 2010
New York


As Long As It Lasts
As Long As It Lasts

curated by Tom Eccles
July 1 - September 4, 2009
New York


30/40 Part I
30/40 Part I

A Selection of Forty Artists from Thirty Years at Marian Goodman Gallery
September 10 - October 13, 2007
New York


Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth

Making Time
April 4 - 28, 2007
New York


Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth

Audience / Read This Like Seeing It for the First Time
April 7 - May 7, 2005
New York


Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth

Cities
November 8 - December 20, 2003
Paris


Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth

Pergamon I-VI
April 30 - June 15, 2002
New York


Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth

New Pictures From Paradise
November 3 - December 31, 1999
New York


Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth

New Pictures from Paradise
October 20 - January 8, 1999
Paris



Thomas Struth Publications

Thomas Struth
Thomas Struth


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