Biography

Thomas Schütte.

b.1954 Oldenburg, Germany.

Born in Oldenburg, Germany in 1954 and lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany He completed his education at the Düsseldorf Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf in 1981. He is the receipient of the Kurt Schwitters Preis für Bildende Kunst der Niedersächsischen Sparkassenstiftung in 1998; Kunstpreis der Stadt Wolfsburg in 1996 and the Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale in 2005. Recent solo exhibitions include: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Liechtenstein in 2008; MART Roverto, Italy in 2006; Museu Serralves, Portugal in 2005; Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland in 2003; Musée de Grenoble, France and K21, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany in 2003-2004 as well as the Dia Center for the Arts, New York in 1999.

Thomas Schütte

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