Rita Krauss Fine Art

Loretta Lux

(German, b. 1969)

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Loretta Lux

Spring, 2001

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Biography

Timeline

1969
Born in Dresden, Germany
1990 - 1996
Studied painting at Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich under Professor Gerd Winner
2002
Bayerischer Kunstförderpreis
2005
Infinity Award for Art, International Centre of Photography, New York, USA

Exhibitions

2011
What’s In a Face? Aspects of Portrait Photography, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia
New Yorker Fiction/Real Photography, Steven Kasher Gallery, New York, USA
From Our Collection: Portraits, Glenbow Museum, Alberta, Canada
Von Engeln & Bengeln, Kunsthalle Krems, Krems an der Donau, Austria
Identity: Photographs in the Grażyna Kulczyk Collection, Art Stations Foundation, Poznań, Poland
Mannerism and Modernism: The Kasper Collection of Drawings and Photographs, Morgan Library and Museum, New York, USA
The Art of Caring: A Look at Life through Photography, Art Museum/Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale; Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, USA
2010
Danica Dakic, Loretta Lux, Anu Pennanen, Vantaa Art Museum, Vantaa, Finland
Present Tense: An Imagined Grammar of Portraiture in the Digital Age, National Portrait Gallery, Parkes, Australia
The Art of Caring: A Look at Life through Photography, Cincinnati Museum Center, Cincinnati, USA
Streams of the New: Masterpieces from the National Museum of Art, Osaka, Miyagi Museum of Art, Sendai, Japan
Loretta Lux: Photographs, Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan, Italy (solo)
2009
Chelsea Visits Havana, 10th Biennial of Havana, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Havana, Cuba
The Art of Caring: A Look at Life through Photography, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, USA
Alternate Reality, Spencer Museum of Art, University of Kansas, Lawrence, USA
Creating Identity: Portraits Today, 21C Museum, Louisville, USA
Loretta Lux, Kulturhuset, Stockholm, Sweden (solo)
National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
The Linked Ring, Joseloff Gallery, University of Hartford, West Hartford, USA
2008
TEN, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA
Loretta Lux, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico (solo)
2007
Contemporary, Cool and Collected, Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, USA
June Bride, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA
All the More Real: Portrayals of Intimacy and Empathy, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, USA
El Rei de la Casa. Adults als Deu, Nens als Quaranta, Palau de la Virreina, Barcelona, Spain
Family Pictures, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, USA
Pretty Baby, Museum of Modern Art, Fort Worth, USA
Loretta Lux, Imaginary Portraits, Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland (solo)
Retrospective, Fotomuseum den Haag, The Hague, The Netherlands; Le Musée de l’Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
2006
Zwischen Wirklichkeit und Bild, Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan
Loretta Lux, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Loretta Lux, Imaginary Portraits, Sixth Moscow Photobiennale, Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow, Russia (solo)
Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin Center for Contemporary Art, Codroipo, Italy
In Sight: Recent Additions to the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA
Offspring: Representations of Children in Contemporary Visual Culture, Boston University Art Gallery, Boston, USA
Arbeit an der Wirklichkeit, German Contemporary Photography, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo; National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto; Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Marugame, Japan
2005
Contiene Glutamato, Galeria OMR, Mexico City, Mexico
Boost in the Shell, De Bond, Brugge, Belgium
the childrens hour, Museum of New Art, Pontiac, USA
Contenance - Fassung Bewahren, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart, Germany
Family pictures, Contemporary Photography and Video from the Guggenheim Collection, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano, Switzerland
Simulacrum: Portraiture in the New Mllenium, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City, USA
Through The Looking Glass, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College, Cork, Ireland
Focus on: New Photography, Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, USA
N Focus: Contemporary Photography from the Allen G. Thomas Jr. Collection, Museum of Art, Raleigh, USA
Inventing Childhood, Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand
2004
About Face, Hayward Gallery, London, England
Loretta Lux, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
Loretta Lux, Torch Gallery, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
Making Faces, Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland
The Picture of Innocence, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, USA
La Collection Ordóñez-Falcón, Le Botanique, Brussels, Belgium
About Face: Photographic Portraits From the Collection, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Changeling, Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia
2003
By the Sea, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York, USA
Ninos, Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain
Loretta Lux - Erfindung des Seins, Stadtmuseum, Münster, Germany (solo)

Public Collections

Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Gemeentemuseum Helmond, The Netherlands
Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland, OH
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY
Akron Art Museum, Akron OH
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Austria
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Literature

2010
“Visions of the Decade.” PDN Volume XXX Issue 1
2009
“Helgvalet.” Kulturhuset
2008
“Loretta Lux.” Pen with new attitude No. 234
“Designer’s It List.” Japanese Vogue
2007
“Vivre En 2020.” Le Monde
Ayers, Robert. “Scopes All Smiles.” ArtInfo
Smith, Roberta. “They Are Artists Who Are Women; Hear Them Roar.” The New York Times
2006
Watson, April. “Loretta Lux Photographs at Yossi Milo Galerry.”
Healy, Murray. “A Paradise Lost.” Pop
DeFoore, Jay. “New Loretta Lux Images at Yossi Milo Gallery.” American Photo