Biographie / Biography

Born in Stuttgart

Lives and works in London and Berlin
Ph.D, Royal College of Art, London, UK
Magister, Art History and Philosophy, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany
Meisterschülerin, Berlin University of the Arts, Germany

Preise und Auszeichnungen / Awards and Distinctions

Shortlistet for the Turner Prize, Hull, UK,

Fellowship with Foundation of Murano glassblowers, Venice, Italy,
1822-Kunstpreis, Frankfurt a. Main, Germany,
Artpace, San Antonio, USA,
Max Mara Art Prize for Woman in collaboration with the Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK,

American Academy, Rome, Italy,
Maria Sibylla Merian-Preis, Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Hessen, Germany,
British Institution Award, London, UK,

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Solo Exhibitions

What is so terrible about craft?, Kunstverein München

Steine, Moose und Zelte, Galerie Tschudi, Zouz, Switzerland

Andrea Büttner, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany
Shepherds and Kings, Bergen Kunstall, Bergen, Norway

Andrea Büttner, Jan Mot, Brussels, Belgium

Andrea Büttner, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK
Andrea Büttner, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

Hammer Projects: Andrea Büttner, curated by Aram Moshayedi, The Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Piano Destructions, Musée régional d'art contemporain Occitanie/Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sérignan, France

Andrea Büttner, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Looking At...: Andrea Büttner, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany

Beggars and iPhones, Kunsthalle Wien, Austria

Little Sisters: Lunapark Ostia, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
Andrea Büttner, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA

Moos/Moss, Kestle Barton, Helford, UK
Andrea Büttner, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK

Andrea Büttner. 2, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany

Spotlight, The Tate Britain, London, UK

Piano Destructions, Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Center, Banff, Canada

Andrea Büttner: Hidden Mariage, National Museum Cardiff, Wales

Andrea Büttner, Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Andrea Büttner - Little Sisters, Lunapark Ostia, Tramway Glasgow, Scotland

Andrea Büttner, Milton Keynes, UK

Andrea Büttner, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Zollamt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Moos/Moss, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK

Andrea Büttner, International Project Space, Birmingham, UK
The Poverty of Riches, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Our Colours are the Colours of the Marketplace – Art Statements, Art Basel (with Hollybush Gardens, London), Basel, Switzerland

Three New Works, Artspace, San Antonio, Texas, USA

The Poverty of Riches, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
Andrea Büttner, Croy Nielsen, Berlin, Germany
Andrea Büttner, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK

Nought to Sixty – Andrea Büttner, ICA, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK

It's so wonderful to be a woman and an artist in the 21st century, Crystal Palace, Stockholm, Sweden
On the spot #1 – Andrea Büttner, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl) / Selected Group Exhibitions

Parliament of Plants, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz

The Botanical Mind: Art, Mysticism and the Cosmic Tree , Camden Arts Centre, London

Am Ende diese Arbeit, Galerie für Zeitgenössiches Kunst, Leipzig
Tell me about yesterday tomorrow, NS-Dokumentationszentrum Munich, Germany

The Drawing Biennal 2019, Drawing Room, London, UK

On Vulnerability and Doubt, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia
Chance Encounters IV, Loewe Projects at Loewe Foundation, Miami, USA

REFLECTION about - about REFLECTION, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz, Switzerland

Touch (AT), nGbK, Berlin, Germany

New Materialism, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden

Cloudbusters: Intensity vs. Intention, 17th Tallinn Print Triennieal, EKKM, Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia

Affective Affinities, 33rd Bienal de São Paulo, São Paolo, Brazil

Don Quixote, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin, Germany

Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Filette, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich, Switzerland
Turner Prize exhibition, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, UK

La Vie simple - Simplement la vie, Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles, Arles, France

Indexmaker, Le 19 Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain, Montbéliard, France

KölnSkulptur # 9, Stiftung Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne, Germany

Resonanzen. 40 Jahre Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart, Germany

Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai, China

An Inventory of Shimmers: Objects of Intimacy in Contemporary Art, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, USA

WAGSTAFF'S, MOSTYN, Llandadno, Wales

Four Saints in Three Acts, Depaul Art Museum, Chicago

Gesamtzusammenhang, Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen, Switzerland
Broken White, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

Fellbach Triennial of Small-scale Sulpture: Food-Ecologies of the Everyday, Fellbach, Germany

Life of Forms, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA

British Art Show 8, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland

The Practice of Theories, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, UK
A Prosu(u)mer Reader, Contemporary Art Museum Estonia, Tallinn, Estonia

The Problem of God, K21, Düsseldorf, Germany

Ljubljana 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Andrea Büttner, Brit Meyer, Piper Keys, London, UK

Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915-2015, Whitechapell Gallery, London, UK
Boom She Boom. Works from the MMK Collection, MMK 2, Frankfurt, Germany

Glass Puzzle: Uri Aran, Andrea Büttner, Joan Jonas, Yorgos Sapountzis and Mary Simpson, Simone Subal Gallery, New York, USA

Before Normal: Concept after Concept, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde, Denmark

The Story Behind, Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona, Spain

Proof It!, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Germany

New Habits, Casco, Office for Art, Design and THeory, Utrecht, Netherlands

You Don't Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows, Hollybush Gardens, London, UK
NO fear, No shame, No confusion, Triangle France, Marseille, France

Die Form ist unser Geheimnis, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Germany

Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered 
Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict, , VW (VeneKlasenWerner), Berlin, Germany

Etwas Eigenes, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich, Germany

Andrea Büttner / Joëlle de la Casinière / Gareth Moore, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver, Canada

The Assistants, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
Documenta 13, Kabul, Afghanistan

Documenta 13, Kassel, Germany

Brot und Salz, Sommer & Kohl, Berlin, Germany
If It’s Part Broke, Half Fix It, Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius, Lithuania

Heimatkunde: 30 Künstler blicken auf Deutschland, Jüdisches Museum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
There is always a cup of sea to sail in, 29th Bienal de São Paulo, São Paolo, Brazil


KW Production Series, Comission,What is so terrible about craft?, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
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