Gregor Schneider was born in 1969 in Germany and has been exhibiting his work since 1992. Gallery exhibitions of his work have been held throughout Germany and in Tokyo, London, and Warsaw, and museum exhibitions have been mounted at Museum Haus Lange in Krefeld, Kunsthalle Bern and K nstlerhaus Stuttgart, Portikus Frankfurt am Main, and the MusEe diart moderne de la ville de Paris. Schneider was awarded the Golden Lion at the 2001 Venice Biennale.
Gregor Schneider: Venice Biennale 2001by Daniel Birnbaum (Essay By), Udo Kittelmann (Essay By), Elisabeth Bronfen (Editor), Daniel Birnbaum (Editor)
Chosen to represent Germany in the 2001 Venice Biennale, Gregor Schneider has, since the 1980s, dedicated himself to building rooms as an expression of his art. The focus of his work has been an ordinary tenement building in Germany, known as "Haus u r," where he has lived while transforming it into a building of great atmospheric density though the process of continuous rebuilding.This book documents Schneider's work on the German Pavilion for the Venice Biennale.
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