b. 1958, Germany

Jutta Koether Biography

Born in Cologne in 1958, Jutta Koether studied art and philosophy at the University of Cologne and the Independent Study Program of the Whitney Museum of American Art in New York. In 1980, she joined the editorial staff of the music and art journal Spex. She has also written for such publications as Eau de Cologne, Artforum, _Texte zur Kuns_t, and Flash Art. She is the author of several books, including f. (1987), which was translated into English and republished by Sternberg Press in 2015. Her work is marked by multiple collaborations, including her participation in the collective Reena Spaulings, and her musical performances with Rita Ackerman, Tony Conrad, Kim Gordon, John Miller, Steven Parrino, and Tom Verlaine.

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Solo shows of her work have been held at Museum Brandhorst, Munich; Mudam Luxembourg; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven; Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland; Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna; Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne; Galerie Buchholz Berlin and Cologne; as well as Pat Hearn Gallery, New York, among other venues.

Koether's work can be found in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland; Museum moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna; MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main; Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Saatchi Gallery, London; and Museum Brandhorst, Munich, among others.

Since 2010, Koether has been Professor for Painting and Drawing at the University of Fine Arts Hamburg. Since the mid-1990s, she has held visiting professorships and lectureships at Berlin University of the Arts; Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen; Cooper Union School of Art, New York; Columbia University, New York; School of Visual Arts, New York; Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson; and Yale University, New Haven.

Text courtesy Lévy Gorvy.

Jutta Koether Featured Artworks

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Lying, LF, Rags by Jutta Koether contemporary artwork painting
Jutta Koether Lying, LF, Rags, 2021 Oil on canvas
180 x 230 x 3 cm
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Femme Colonne #4 by Jutta Koether contemporary artwork painting
Jutta Koether Femme Colonne #4, 2021 Oil on canvas
200 x 50 x 3 cm
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Femme Colonne #5 by Jutta Koether contemporary artwork painting
Jutta Koether Femme Colonne #5, 2021 Oil on canvas
200 x 50 x 3 cm
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Femme Colonne G.O.K. by Jutta Koether contemporary artwork painting
Jutta Koether Femme Colonne G.O.K., 2021 Oil on canvas
200 x 150 x 3 cm
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Portal Painting by Jutta Koether contemporary artwork painting
Jutta Koether Portal Painting, 2020 Diptych, acrylic on wooden board
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Shirly by Jutta Koether contemporary artwork painting
Jutta Koether Shirly, 2004 Acrylic on canvas
12 x 12 inches
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Some Orphic Voices by Jutta Koether contemporary artwork painting
Jutta Koether Some Orphic Voices, 1990 Oil on canvas
59 x 28 inches
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Jutta Koether Recent Exhibitions

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Jutta Koether Represented By

Galerie Buchholz contemporary art gallery in Berlin, Germany Galerie Buchholz Berlin, Cologne, New York
Lévy Gorvy contemporary art gallery in New York, USA Lévy Gorvy Hong Kong, London, Miami, New York, Palm Beach, Paris, Zurich

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