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Grit Schwerdtfeger Biography

'The beauty [of Grit Schwerdtfeger's photographs] is in their ostentatious familiarity which everyone looks at but no one sees. Grit Schwertdtfeger reminds us of pure simplicity, opening our eyes to the miracle of the ordinary.' ZOOM magazine

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Grit Schwerdtfeger completed her studies at the Academy of Visual Arts in Leipzig, where she currently lives. Schwerdtfeger has received numerous scholarships and awards, including a DAAD fellowship to study in Cuba, and a one-year residency at the Faculty of Fine Arts in Madrid. Her work is included in corporate and private collections in England, France, Austria, Belgium, Germany and Canada.

Text courtesy Galerie—Peter—Sillem.

Grit Schwerdtfeger Featured Artworks

25. Dezember by Grit Schwerdtfeger contemporary artwork
Grit Schwerdtfeger25. Dezember, 2010–2015Archival pigment print
60 x 40 cm
Galerie—Peter—Sillem Contact Gallery

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