Thomas Schutte was born in Oldenburg, Germany, in 1954. Between 1973 and 1982, he studied fine art at the Dusseldorf Art Academy with Fritz Schwegler and Gerhard Richter. Since his first solo shows in 1979, Schutte has exhibited widely in Europe and throughout the world. A large exhibition of his work recently traveled to London, Tilburg, and Oporto. Among numerous group shows, he participated in Documentas 8, 9, and 10 (1987, 1992, and 1997), and the Munster Sculpture projects of both 1987 and 1997.
Thomas Schutteby Thomas Schutte, James Lingwood, Robert Fleck, Jan Avgikos, Cay Sophie Rabinowitz
This new catalogue documents a current exhibition of works by German artist Thomas Schütte at the Goetz Collection in Munich, and features over 60 full-color reproductions of his work. Schütte's work in various media, including sculpture and installation, has gained increasing recognition Stateside over the past few years, after impressing audiences and critics in Europe. In addition to Schütte's works, there are several illuminating essays on the artist's oeuvre: Cay Sophie Rabinowitch focuses on Schütte's work from the past five years, particularly his large-scale sculptures of nude women; Jan Avgikos discusses the reception of Schütte's work in the United States; Robert Fleck places Schütte's work in the context of contemporary European art; and Rainald Schumacher documents the exhibition history of the works presented in the catalogue, and explores their connection to other works by Schütte.
- Ingvild Goetz
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