Thomas Schütte

Thomas Schütte: Gloria in Memoria

February 4, 1999 - June 13, 1999



Thomas Schütte's "Gloria in Memoria" is the second installation in a three-part presentation. Part I, entitled "Scenewright" (September 24, 1998, through January 24, 1999), focused on issues relating to scenography and theater; Part III "In Medias Res"(September 1999 through March 2000) will concentrate on the motif of the human figure in his recent work.


Artist Biography

Thomas Schütte was born in Oldenburg, Germany, in 1954. Between 1973 and 1981, he studied fine art at the Düsseldorf Art Academy with Fritz Schwegler and Gerhard Richter. Since his first solo shows in 1979, Schütte has exhibited widely in Europe and elsewhere. A large touring exhibition of his work, titled "Thomas Schütte," recently traveled to London, Tilburg, and Oporto. Among many group shows, he participated in documentas 8, 9, and 10 (1987, 1992, and 1997), and the Münster Sculpture Projects in both 1987 and 1997.

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