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  • 1955 Born in Leipzig, Germany
  • Currently lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

Education


  • 1978-1981 Folkwangschule (GHS), Essen, Germany
  • 1985 Studied with Bernd Becher (Meisterschüler)
  • 1981-1987 Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf, Germany

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2018

  • Andreas Gursky, White Cube, Bermondsey, London
  • Andreas Gursky, The Hayward Gallery, London

2016

  • Andreas Gursky: Not Abstract II, Gagosian Gallery, New York
  • Andreas Gurksy - not abstract, K20, Düsseldorf

2015

  • Andreas Gurksy, Museum Frieder Burda, Baden-Baden, Germany
  • Andreas Gurksy: Landscapes, Parrish Art Museum, New York

2014

  • Andreas Gursky, White Cube Bermondsey, London
  • Early Landscapes, Sprüth Magers, London 
  • Andreas Gursky, The National Museum of Art, Osaka

2013

  • Andreas Gurksy, The National Art Center, Tokyo

2012

  • Andreas Gursky, Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
  • Andreas Gursky, Louisiana Museum, Denmark
  • Andreas Gursky, Gagosian, Hong Kong
2011

  • Andreas Gursky, Gagosian, New York

2010

  • ‘Andreas Gursky’, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California

2009

  • ‘Works 80-08’ Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver
  • Andreas Gursky, Moderna Museet, Stockholm

2008

  • Andreas Gursky, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Andreas Gursky, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
  • Andreas Gursky: Works 80 – 08, Museen Haus Lange, Haus Esters, Krefeld
  • Kaiserring Prize, Goslar, Germany
  • Andreas Gursky, Architektur, Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt, Germany
  • Andreas Gursky’s Personal Exhibition, The Cultural Foundation Ekaterina, Moscow
  • Andreas Gursky, Centre d’Art et de Nature de Chaumont-sur-Loire, Chaumont-sur-Loire, France
  • Andreas Gursky, Pinchuk Art Centre, Kiev
  • Andreas Gursky, Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt am Main

2007

  • Andreas Gursky, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
  • Andreas Gursky, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Andreas Gursky, Haus der Kunst, Munich; Istanbul Modern, Istanbul; Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah
  • Andreas Gursky: New Work, White Cube Mason’s Yard, London
  • Andreas Gurksy, Monika Sprueth Philomene Magers, London

2004

  • Andreas Gursky, Monika Spruth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • Andreas Gursky, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2003

  • Antipodes, White Cube, London

2002

  • Galleri K, Oslo, Norway
  • Andreas Gursky: Fotowerke (Photo Works), Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2001

  • Untitled XII, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Andreas Gursky: Photographs, The Katherine K. Herberger College of Fine Arts, ASU Art Museum; Nelson Fine Arts Center, Tempe, Arizona
  • The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Travelled to the Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

2000

  • Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

1999

  • Regen Projects, Los Angeles
  • Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

1998

  • Andreas Gursky, Photographs from 1984 to the Present, Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Andreas Gursky: Photographs 1994-1998, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany (travelled to Photomuseum Winterthur; Serpentine Gallery, London, England; Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland; Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy; and the Centro Cultural de Belem, Lisbon, Portugal)
  • Currents 27: Andreas Gursky, Milwaukee Art Museum. Travelled to the Henry Art Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle; Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, Ohio; and the Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston

1997

  • Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Galerie Javier Lopez, Madrid, Spain
  • Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
  • Galerie Mai 36, Zürich, Switzerland

1996

  • Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • Victoria Miro Gallery, London
  • Galerie Specta, Copenhagen, Denmark
  • Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
  • Galerie Jean Bernier, Athens, Greece

1995

  • Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Galerie Mai 36, Zurich
  • Andreas Gursky: Images, Tate Gallery, Liverpool, England
  • Rooseum Center for Contemporary Art, Malmö, Sweden
  • Lumen Travo, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 303 Gallery, New York

1994

  • Andreas Gursky: Photographs 1984 – 1993, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany. Travelled to De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, Netherlands; and Le Case D’Arte, Milan, Italy

1993

  • Monika Sprüth Galerie, Cologne, Germany

1992

  • Hypobank, New York
  • Galleria Lia Rumma, Naples, Italy
  • Victoria Miro Gallery, London
  • Kunsthalle, Zurich

1991

  • Künstlerhaus Stuttgart, Germany
  • Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Paris
  • 303 Gallery, New York
  • Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
  • Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany

1989

  • Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld, Germany
  • 303 Gallery, New York
  • Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland

1988

  • Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany

1987

  • Flughafen, Düsseldorf, Germany

Selected group exhibitions

2017

  • Ways of Seeing, Arter, Istanbul
  • You Are Looking at Something That Never Occurred, Zabludowicz Collection, London
  • The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin, The Jewish Museum, New York

2016

  • In the Cage of Freedom, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
  • Tres Traits, Fondation Vincent van Gogh, Arles

2015

  • Risk, Turner Contemporary, Kent
  • Perfect Likeness: Photography & Composition, Hammer Los Angeles

2014

  • Die Kathedrale. Romantik-Impressionismus-Moderne, Wallraf-Richartz Museum, Cologne
  • Constructing Worlds, Barbican, London
  • CLEAR, Gagosian Beverly Hills, Los Angeles
  • Andreas Gursky | Neo Rauch | Jeff Wall, kestnergesellschaft, Hanover
  • Love Story, Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, Belvedere, Vienna
  • Lost in Landscape, Mart Rovereto, Rovereto
  • Building M+: The Museum and Architecture Collection, ArtisTree, Hong Kong

2013

  • CITY SELF, MCA , Chicago
  • Andreas Gursky / Jeff Wall, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
  • Photographic Eye, FRAC Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand
  • CONTEMPORARY GERMAN ART: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis
  • Panorama. Landscapes 2013-1969, Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
  • Nowadays, The George Economou Collection, Athens
  • ECONOMY, Stills Edinburgh and CCA Glasgow

2012

  • View Point, Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam
  • Lost Place: Site of Photography, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
  •  Conversations: Photography from the Bank of America Collection, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin
  • Circus Wols, Museum Weserburg, Bremen
  • The Inverted Mirror: Art from the Collections of "la Caixa" Foundation and MACBA, Guggenheim Museum Bilbao 
  • Envisioning Buildings, MAK, Vienna

2011

  • The Art of Deceleration: Motion and Rest in Art from Caspar David Friedrich to Ai Weiwei, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany 
  • Structure and Absence, White Cube, London
  • Wunder, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
  • Made in Italy, Gagosian, Rome
  • Undeniably Me, Galerie Rudolfinium, Prague

2010

  • Art of the 1980s: A Dusseldorf Perspective, K21, Dusseldorf
  • New Work, Matthew Marks, New York
  • ‘Brave New World’, MUDAM, Luxembourg

2009

  • Prix Pictet Prize, Purdy Hicks Gallery, London; Passage de Retz, Paris.
  • Against the Grain; 15 Years of Collecting, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg.
  • Who’s Afraid of the Artists?, Palais des Arts de Dinard, Dinard
  • Re-Imagining Asia, The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall

2008

  • La photographie à Düsseldorf, Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris
  • Traces du Sacre, Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany
  • Carte Blanche: Friendly enemies, Galerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
  • Art is for the Spirit: Works from The UBS Art Collection, Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
  • Fotokunstler aus NRW in Frankreich, Musse d’Art Moderne, Paris

2007

  • Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now, Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Unter Sternen. Aus der Sammlung Willy Michel. Fotografie, Museum Franz Gertsch,
  • Burgdorf,Switzerland
  • What does the Jellyfish want?, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  • Concept: Photography – Dialogues & Attitudes, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary
  • Ziemlich hoch. Das Alpine in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Germany
  • Un/Fair Trade, Neue Galerie, Graz, Switzerland
  • Perspektive 07, Lenbachhaus München, Munich, Germany
  • Flash Cube, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
  • Foto.Kunst, Essl Museum, Vienna, Austria
  • An incomplete world, NSW Gallery, Sydney

2006

  • Faszination Fußball, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany
  • L’Amour, comment ça va, Maison de la Vilette, Paris
  • Globus Dei Der Ball und die Kunst, Quadrat Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop, Germany
  • Why Pictures Now, Fotografie und Medienkunst heute, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien (MUMOK), Vienna
  • Faster! Bigger! Better!: Signetwerke der Sammlungen, ZKM Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Das junge Rheinland, Stadtmuseum Düsseldorf
  • Fußball – Zeichnung auf grünem Grund, Goethe-Institut, Rio de Janeiro
  • Spectacular City. Photographing the Future, Netherlands Architecture Institute, Rotterdam
  • Click Doubleclick, Haus der Kunst, Munich. Travelled to Palais des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
  • Thank you for the Music (London Beat), Sprüth Magers Lee, London
  • Surprise, Surprise, ICA – Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

2005

  • Rundlederwelten, Berliner Festspiele, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany
  • Between Reality and Image, National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan
  • Coolhunters. Jugenkulturen zwischen Medien und Markt, ZKM in der Stadtischen Galerie, Karlsruhe, Germany. Travelled to Kunstlerhaus Wien, Vienna; Mucsarnok, Kunsthalle Budapest
  • Empreinte Moi: Une exposition de Phillipe Ségalot, Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin, Paris
  • Getting Emotional, Institute of Contemporary Arts, Boston
  • Superstars – Das Prinzip Prominenz: von Warhol bis Madonna, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
  • The Discovery of the Horizontal, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Bolzano, Italy
  • Contemporary Voices: Works from the UBS Art Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Emergencias, Museo de Arte Contemporneo de Castilla y León, Spain
  • Landscape/Cityscape, Marlborough Gallery, New York

2004

  • Faces in the Crowd: Picturing Modern Life from Manet to Today, Whitechapel Gallery, London. Travelled to Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemoranea, Turin, Italy
  • The Ten Commandments, Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany
  • Metamorph, International Architecture Biennale, Venice
  • ON SIDE, Centro de Artes Visuais, Encontros de Fotografia, Coimbra, Portugal
  • Love/Hate from Magritte to Cattelan, Masterpieces from the Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Villa Manin Centro d’Arte Contemporanea, Passariano, Italy
  • La condición humana, Forum Universal de las Culturas Barcelona, Spain
  • 100 Artists See God, The Jewish Museum of Art, San Francisco, California (travelled to Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, California; Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston; Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virgina Beach, Virginia; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville, Tennessee
  • The Explosive Photography, Nassau County Museum of Art, Roslyn Harbor, New York

2003

  • Made in Mexico, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
  • Moskau-Berlin, Gropius Bau, Berlin and Moscow
  • Re: Leviathan, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Jasper Johns to Jeff Koons: Four Decades of Art from the Broad Collections, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain
  • 20th Anniversary Show, Monika Sprüth / Philomene Magers, Cologne
  • German Art Now, Saint Louis Art Museum, Missouri
  • Archilab, Site des Subsistances Militaires, FRAC Centre, Orléans Multi Media Centre, Orléans, France. Travelled to Musuem of Fine Art, Saint-Pierre Le Puellier Collegiate Church, France
  • Cruel and Tender, Tate Modern, London. Travelled to Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  • Come Rally, MAROCO, Vigo, Espana / Artium, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo, Vitoria, Spain
  • Ausstellung Zeitgenössische Deutsche Fotografie – Stipendiaten der Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach – Stiftung 1982 – 2002, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
  • The Big Picture: Recent Acquisition from the Collection of Alison & Alan Schwartz, Vancouver Art Gallery, Canada
  • Defying Gravity: Contemporary Art and Flight, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh
  • Painting Pictures, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
  • Von Körpern und anderen Dingen – Deutsche Fotografie von der Weimarer bis zur Berliner Republik, City Gallery Prague. Travelled to Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany; The Museum Moscow House of Photography, Russia
  • The Fourth Sex: Adolescent Extremes, Fondazione Pitti Immagine Discovery, Florence
  • Le stanze dell’arte: Figure e imagini del XX secolo, Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento le Rovereto, Italy
  • Torn Between Two Lovers, curated by Katharina Fritsch, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Imperfect Innocence, The Debra and Dennis Scholl Collection, Palm Beach Institute of Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, Florida
  • Imagine, You Are Standing Here in Front of Me, Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Unreal Estate Opportunities, pkm gallery, Seoul, Korea
  • Moving Pictures, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York. Travelled to Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Bilbao, Spain
  • Objective Spaces: Photographers from Germany, Waddington Galleries, London
  • The Squared Circle: Boxing in Contemporary Art, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota
  • Affinities…Now and Then, H&R Block Artspace at the Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas
  • Stranger in the Village: Contemporary Drawings and Photographs from The Museum of Modern Art at Guild Hall, Guild Hall, East Hampton, New York

2002

  • Shanghai Biennale, China
  • Die Erfindung der Stadt. Von Babylon zur Global City, Stadtmuseum Erlangen, Germany
  • Shopping. 100 Jahre Kunst und Konsum, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Frankfurt am Main, Germany. Travelled to Tate Liverpool, England
  • Die zweite Schöpfung. Bilder der industriellen Welt vom 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin
  • Geld und Wert. Das letzte Tabu, Expo 2002, Biel, Switzerland
  • Art & Economy, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
  • 25th Bienal of São Paulo, Brasilia
  • Intermedia – Dialog der Medien, Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Germany
  • Remix. Contemporary Art and Pop, Tate Liverpool, England.
  • The Politics of Place, Bild Museet, Umeå, Sweden. Travelled to Edsvik Konst och Kultur, Stockholm; Finnish Museum of Photography, Helsinki, Finland; Västernorrlands Länsmuseum, Härnösand, Sweden
  • Zwischen Schönheit und Sachlichkeit, Kunsthalle, Emden, Germany
  • heute bis jetzt. Zeitgenössische Fotografie aus Düsseldorf, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Fotografien von Bernd und Hilla Becher, etc., Galerie Fahnemann, Germany
  • Transfer. Reisen in Zeiten von Cyberspace, Städtische Galerie Böblingen, Böblingen, Germany
  • Malerei ohne Malerei, Museum der bildenden Künste, Leipzig, Germany
  • 20 Years/20 Artists, Aspen Art Museum, Colorado
  • Wallflowers, Kunsthaus Zürich
  • Collection Lambert, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Avignon, France

2001

  • Die Kunst des Autos, Kunsthalle Dominikanerkirche, Osnabrück, Germany
  • 1 Site – 2 Places, Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Germany
  • Waarschijnlijk. Moments which I intend to remember, Stadtsgalerij Heerlen, Netherlands
  • Museum as Subjects, National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan
  • Minimalismo, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
  • Ex(o)DUS, Haifa Museum of Art, Israel
  • Das flache Land. Zur Ästhetik einer unspektakulären Sichtweise, Museum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Fotografie und Plakat, Brandenburgische Kunstsammlung Cottbus, Germany
  • Trade – Waren, Wege und Werte im Welthandel heute, Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland
  • The Overexcited Body. Art and Sport in Contemporary Science, Velodromo Vigorelli, Mailand and Palazzo dell’Arengario, Mailand, Italy
  • Tenth Anniversary Exhibition, 100 Drawings and Photographs, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Collaborations with Parkett 1984 to Now, The Museum of Modern Art, New York

2000

  • German Festival in India, National Gallery of Modern Art, Bombay, India and Birla Academy of Art & Culture, Calcutta, India. Traveled to Karnataka Chitrakala Parishath, Bangalore, India, and National Gallery of Modern Art, New Delhi
  • Architecture Hot and Cold, The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Travelled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
  • Collection 2000, Tate Modern, Bankside, London
  • Herzog & de Meuron, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
  • Recent Acquisitions, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
  • Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia
  • Architecture without Shadow, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, Spain. Travelled to Centro de Cultura Contemporánea, Barcelona, Spain
  • Digitale Photographie, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
  • HausSchau – Das Haus in der Kunst, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg, Germany
  • How You Look at It, Sprengel Museum Hannover, Germany. Travelled to Städelsches Kunstinstitut and Städtische Galerie, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Let’s Entertain, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Travelled to Portland Art Museum; Musée national d’art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris; El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Internacional Rufina Tamayo, Mexico; Lowe Art Museum, University of Miami, Miami
  • Das fünfte Element – Geld oder Kunst, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Walker Evans & Company, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Szenenwechsel XVIII, Museum für moderne Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Photography Now, Contemporary Arts Museum, New Orleans
  • Landmark Pictures in Boston: Ed Ruscha/Andreas Gursky, Busch-Reisinger Museum and the Sert Gallery, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
  • Ansicht—Aussicht—Einsicht, Kunstsammlungen der Ruhr-Universität Bochum and Museum Bochum, Bochum, Germany. Travelled to Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany; Galeria Bunkier, Sztuki, Krakow, Poland (with Candida Höfer, Axel Hütte, Thomas Ruff and Thomas Struth)

1999

  • Full Exposure: Contemporary Photography, New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, Summit, New Jersey
  • Photo España 99. Festival internacional de Fotografía (with Thomas Ruff, Edward Ruscha and Andres Serrano), Madrid, Spain
  • Unschärferelation: Fotografie als Dimension der Malerei, Kunstverein im Marienbad, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
  • Das Gedächtnis öffnet seine Tore, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
  • Dokumentarfotografie: Förderpreise 1997/1998, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
  • Contemplating Pollock, Victoria Miro Gallery, London, England
  • Von Beuys bis Cindy Sherman: Sammlung Lothar Schirmer, Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
  • An Expanded View: Recent Acquisitions: Photography, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
  • Räume, Kunsthaus Bregenz (with Lucinda Devlin and Candida Höfer)
  • The Big Picture: Large-Format Photography, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, Vermont
  • Tomorrow for Ever. Photographie als Ruine, Kunsthalle Krems; Museum Küppersmühle, Duisburg, Germany
  • Views from the Edge of the World, Marlborough Chelsea, London
  • Zoom: Ansichten zur deutschen Gegenwartskunst: Sammlung Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, Kunstverein Stuttgart, Germany. Travelled the Landesbank Baden-Württemberg, Germany
  • Zwischen Abbildung und Experiment: Fotokunst 1950 – 1990 aus der Sammlung Garnatz, Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Reconstructing Space: Architecture in Recent German Photography, AA – Architectural Association, London
  • Insight Out: Landschaft und Interieur als Themen zeitgenössischer Photographie. Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria. Travelled to Kunsthaus Hamburg, Germany; Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, Basel
  • Thomas Demand, Andreas Gursky, Ed Ruscha: Grosse Illusionen, Kunstmuseum Bonn. Travelled to Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida
  • Forum: Robert Grosvenor, Andreas Gursky, John Wesley, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

1998

  • Das Versprechen der Fotografie: Die Sammlung der DG Bank, Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo
  • Le Sentiment de la montagne: Visions contemporaines, Musée de peinture et de sculpture, Grenoble, France
  • The Global City, Gemeentemuseum Helmond, Netherlands
  • Silos: Robin Collyer, Axel Hütte, Andreas Gursky, FRAC Centre Orléans, France
  • Citibank Private Bank Photography Prize 1998, The Photographer’s Gallery, London

1997

  • Airport, The Photographer’s Gallery, London
  • Landschaften/Landscapes: Michael Bach, Andreas Gursky, Axel Hütte, Michael van Ofen, Andreas Schön, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • A Nice Group of Pictures, Dan Bernier Gallery, Santa Monica, California
  • On The Edge: Contemporary Art from the Werner and Elaine Dannheisser Collection, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  • Absolute Landscape: Between Illusion and Reality, Yokohama Museum of Art, Japan
  • Young German Artists 2, The Saatchi Collection, London
  • Tuning Up # 4, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Germany
  • Alpenblick. Die zeitgenössische Kunst und das Alpine, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna
  • Positionen künstlerischer Photographie in Deutschland seit 1945, Berlinerische Galerie, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
  • Belladonna, ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
  • About Painting, Robert Miller Gallery, New York
  • Michael Ashkin, Andreas Gursky and Fischli & Weiss, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York

1996

  • Fotografia nell’Arte Tedesca Contemporanea, Claudia Gian Ferrari Arte Contemporanea, Mailand and Foro Boario, Modena, Italy
  • Galerie Specta, Copenhagen (with Thomas Huber), Denmark
  • Sydney Biennale, Australia
  • Stadtansichten, Galerie Otto Nagel, Berlin
  • Private View, Bowes Museum, Barnard Castle, England
  • Tableaux de la vie moderne, Galerie Rodolphe Janssen, Brussels
  • Serielle Strukturen: Die Sammlung I., Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
  • Fondo, figura u lluvia, Galeria Antoni Estrany, Barcelona
  • Im Kunstlicht, Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland
  • Fotografien in der Gegenswartskunst. Prospect ’96, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

1995

  • Des Limites du tableau, Musée départemental d’art contemporain de Rochechouart, France
  • Fotografie der Fotografie, Aktionsforum Praterinsel, Munich, Germany
  • Triennale Esslingen 1995, Villa Merkel, Bahnwärterhaus, Esslingen, Germany and Galerien der Stadt Esslingen, Germany
  • Dicht am Leben/Close to Life. 3. Internationale Foto-Triennale
  • Artistes/Architectes. Le Nouveau Musée Villeurbanne, France
  • Summer 1995, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
  • Fotografiska Museet, Stockholm (with Willie Doherty), Sweden

1994

  • Technik: Fotografie. Teil I, Galerie Busche, Berlin
  • Reverendo Brasilia neu gesehen, Galeria Athos Bilcao, Teatro national Brasilia, Brazil. Travelled to Museu de Imagem e Sam, São Paolo, Brasilia; Palacio Gustavo Capanema, Rio de Janeiro; Museu Metropolitano de Arte, Curabita; Usian do Gasómetro, Porto Alegre; Centro Cultural da UFMG, Belo Horizonte
  • Los generos de la Pintura, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas, Gran Canaria
  • Zum gleichen Thema, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Germany
  • La Ville: Intimité et froideur, Galerie des Archives, Paris
  • The Epic and the Everyday: Contemporary Photographic Art, Hayward Gallery, London
  • Vis-à-vis: Fotografien aus Lothringen und dem Ruhrgebiet, Rhurlandmuseum, Essen, Germany. Travelled to Centre Culturel André Malraux, Nancy, France
  • Junge deutsche Kunst der 90er Jahre aus NRW. Die Generation nach Becher, Beuys, Polke, Richter, Ruthenbeck, Sonje Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyongju, Korea. Travelled to Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong; Taipei Fine Arts Center, Taipei; Sun Tec Exhibition Center, Singapore; International Art Gallery, Beijing; National Museum of Modern Art, Osaka, Japan; National Gallery Bangkok, Thailand

1993

  • Deutsche Kunst mit Photographie. Die 90er Jahre, Deutsches Architektur Museum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Gursky, Meuser, Schön, Galeria Tabea Langenkamp, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Stipendiaten für zeitgenössische deutsche Fotographie der Alfred Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach Stiftung 1990-1992, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany. Traveled to Galerie Robert Doisneau, Station Centre Culturel Andre Malraux, Vandoeuvre-les-Nancy, France
  • Die Photographie in der deutschen Gegenwartskunst, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
  • Industriefotographie heute, Neue Pinakothek, Munich, Germany. Travelled to Sprengel Museum, Hanover, Germany
  • Doubletake: Collective Memory & Current Art, Kunsthalle Wein, Vienna, Austria

1992

  • Distanz und Nähe, Organized for international tour by the Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen Stuttgart, Germany. Travelled to: Prague, Krakow, Berlin, Ljubljana, Rijeka, Rotterdam, Ankara, Izmir, Vancouver, Calgary, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Washington, D.C., Riga, Kawasaki, Tochigi, Kyoto, Melbourne, Sidney, Tel Aviv, Athens, Thessalonica, Moscow, St.Petersburg, and Odessa
  • Qui, quoi, où? Un regard sur l’art en Allemagne en 1992, Musée d’art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
  • Mythos Rhein, Wilhelm-Hauck-Museum, Ludwigshafen, Germany
  • Doubletake: Collective Memory & Current Art, Hayward Gallery, London

1991

  • Renta-Preis 1991, Noris-Halle, Nuremberg, Germany
  • Bremer Kunstpreis 1991, Kunsthalle, Bremen, Germany
  • Sguardo di Medusa, Castello di Rivoli, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italy
  • Aus der Distanz, Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • Kunst im öffentlichen Raum, Photoprojekt München, Munich, Germany
  • Andreas Gursky, Fischli/Weiss, Boyd Webb, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
  • 10 Jahre Kunstfonds, Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany

1990

  • Thomas Ruff, Andreas Gursky, Candida Höfer, Güntger Förg: Fotografie, Kunstverein, Ulm, Germany
  • The Past and the Present of Photography - When Photographs enter The Museum, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo
  • Der klare Blick, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
  • De Afstand, Witte de With Centrum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Rotterdam, Netherlands
  • Aperto, Venice Biennale, Venice

1989

  • The Periphery, Part I: Andreas Gursky and Thomas Struth, P.S.1, Clocktower Gallery
  • Galleria Lia Rumma, Naples, Italy
  • Parallel Views, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • In Between and Beyond, From Germany, Power Plant, Toronto
  • Photokunst, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart, Germany
  • 303 Gallery, New York
  • Andreas Gursky, Thomas Ruff, Thomas Struth, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
  • Erste Internationale Photo-Triennale, Esslingen, Germany
  • Galerie Bruges la Morte, Bruges, Belgium
  • Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris
  • Galerie Ralph Wernicke, Stuttgart, Germany
  • Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich, Germany
  • Erster Deutscher Photopreis ‘89, Galerie Landesgirokasse Stuttgart, Germany
  • 1988
  • Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne, Germany
  • Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany
  • Zeichnung, Druckgraphik und Photographie, Galerie Mosel & Tschechow, Munich, Germany
  • 1987
  • Photoarbeiten I, Galerie Wittenbrink, Munich, Germany

1986

  • Ausstellungsräume Brückenstrasse, Düsseldorf, Germany
  • 7 Fotografen, Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich, Germany

1985

  • Künstlerwerkstatt Lothringer Strasse, Munich, Germany