Bettina von Zwehl  (German, 1972) 


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Bettina von Zwehl Biography
1972   Born, Munich, Germany
1994   BA (Hons) Photography, London College of Printing
1997   MA Fine Art Photography, Royal College of Art, London
2011   Victoria & Albert Museum Photography Artist in Residence
  Lives and works in London
Selected Exhibitions
2011   Made up love song and other works, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London (solo)
2010   Road to 2012, Setting Out (Commissioned by the National Portrait Gallery, London) (solo)
2010   The Gathering, Building the Arts Council Collection 1973 – 2009 Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
2009   Profiles III, Victoria & Albert Museum of Childhood, London (solo)
2009   The Gathering, Building the Arts Council Collection 1973 – 2009 Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park
2008   In Repose, The Galleries at Moore, Philadelphia
2008   El Cuerpo (con) sentido: una (re)presentación visual, Centro de Historia, Zaragoza
2007   Top Twenty, 39 Gallery, London
2007   Victoria & Albert Museum 150th Anniversary Display, London
2006   The Wonderful Fund on Tour, Le Musée de Marrakech, Place Ben Youssef, Medina, Marrakech
2006   Photographic Portrait Prize 2006, National Portrait Gallery, London
2005   ‘iD’, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull
2005   Photographers’ Gallery, London (solo)
2005   Photography 2005, Victoria Miro Gallery, London
2005   Faltering Flames: Aspects of the Human Condition in Contemporary Art, curated by David Thorpe, Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield
2004   Fiction, Timothy Taylor Gallery, London
2004   Taking in Water, Royal Pump Rooms, Royal Leamington Spa
2004   Parameter of Life, Museum of Modern Art, Stiftung Worlen, Passau
2004   Lombard - Freid Fine Arts, New York (solo)
2003   Imperfect Innocence, Contemporary Museum Baltimore and Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami
2002   Reality Check, touring group exhibition jointly organised by the British Council and the Photographers’ Gallery, 14 Wharf Road, London (Other venues include Moderna Galleria in Ljubljana Slovenia; The House of Artists, Zagreb, Croatia; Rudolfinum, Prague, Czech Republic; Poland Bunkier Gallery, Cracow; Latvia Arsenals, Riga)
2002   Geometers, Nylon, London (Curated by Simon Morrissey)
2002   Victoria Miro Gallery, The Project Space, London (solo)
2002   Galleria Laura Pecci, Milan (solo)
2001   Chelsea Rising, Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans
2001   Fair Play, Danielle Arnaud, London
2000   An Anatomy of Control 2000, Lombard - Freid Fine Arts, New York (solo)
2000   Galleria Laura Pecci, Milan (solo)
2000   Identities, Galerie Rodolph Jansson, Brussels
2000   Psycho/Soma Lombard - Freid Fine Arts, New York
2000   Breathless! Photography and Time, Victoria and Albert Museum, London
1999   Modern Times I, Hasselblad Center, Goteborg
1999   Grosse Kunstausstellung, Haus Der Kunst, Munich
1998   John Kobal Photographic Portrait Award, National Portrait Gallery, London; Midland Art Centre, Birmingham; Royal Photographic Society, Bath
1998   Les Anglais vus par les Anglais, Rencontres Internationales de la Photographie, Arles
Selected Public Collections
  Arts Council, London
  British Council, London
  Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  Wonderful Fund Collection, London
  Hull Museums and Art Gallery
  Martin M. Margulies Collection, Miami
  Rubell Family Collection, Miami
  Dennis and Debra Scholl Collection, Miami
  Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York