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BIOGRAPHY

1954 Born in Oldenburg, Germany
Lives and works in Düsseldorf, Germany

SOLO EXHIBITIONS 

2021
• Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin. Thomas Schütte. (1 October 2021 – 23 January 2022)
• Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. Thomas Schütte. (16 September – 6 November)
• Cahiers D’Art, Paris. Thomas Schütte: Old Friends Revisited. (18 June – 31 July)
• Skulpturenhalle, Neuss, Germany. Skizzen zum Projekt Großes Theater. (30 April – 1 August)

2020               
• Pinakothek Der Moderne, Munich. Au rendez-vous des amis. Classic modernism in dialogue with contemporary art from the Goetz Collection. (29 September 2020 – 16 January 2022)
• Kunstforum Baloise Park, Basel. Thomas Schütte. (17 September 2020 – 30 April 2021)
• Krefeld Pavillon, Germany. ETWAS FEHLT. (7 June – 13 September)
• Hetjens - Deutsches Keramikmuseum, Düsseldorf. Thomas Schütte. Keramik. (30 May – 20 September)
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin. Thomas Schütte. (2 May – 30 September)
• Skulpturenhalle, Neuss, Germany. Heads. (10 January – 15 March)

2019               
• Kunsthaus Bregenz, Germany. Thomas Schütte. (13 June – 6 October)
• Monnaie de Paris, France. Thomas Schütte: 3 Acts. (15 March – 16 June)

2018              
• Galleria Tucci Russo, Italy. Thomas Schütte. (4 October – 22 December)
• Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. Thomas Schütte: New Work. (13 September – 27 October)
• Oldenburger Kunstverein, Germany. Thomas Schütte. (21 January – 8 April)
• Skulpturenhalle, Neuss, Germany. Thomas Schütte. (12 January – 13 March)

2017               
• Frith Street Gallery, London. Thomas Schütte. (15 September – 11 November)
• Galerie Pietro Sparta, Chagny, France. Thomas Schütte.
• Gebauer Galerie, Berlin. Thomas Schütte. (28 April – 7 June)

2016               
• Moderna Museet, Stockholm. Thomas Schütte: United Enemies. (8 October 2016 – 15 January 2017)
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf. Thomas Schütte. (2 September – 29 October)

2015               
• The Clark at Stone Hill, Williamstown. Crystal. (20 June – 29 August)
• Bernier/Eliades, Athens. Thomas Schütte. (20 May – 16 July)
• Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. Thomas Schütte. (16 April – 30 May)

2014               
• Kunsthalle Vogelmann, Heilbronn. Thomas Schütte. (12 July – 12 October)
• Galerie Pietro Sparta, Chagny. Thomas Schütte.

2013               
• Fondation Beyeler, Basel. Thomas Schütte. (6 October 2013 – 2 February 2014)
• Kunstmuseum Luzern, Luzern. Houses. (2 October 2013 – 16 February 2014)
• Museum Folkwang, Essen. Frauen. (21 September 2013 – 12 January 2014)
• meCollectors Room Berlin, Berlin. Schöne Grüsse Thomas Schütte. (14 September 2013 – 23 March 2014)
• Public Art Fund, Central Park, New York. United Enemies. (5 March – 25 August)
• Sara Hildenin Taidemuseo, Tampere. Frauen. (8 February – 12 May)

2012               
• Serpentine Gallery, London. Thomas Schütte: Faces and Figures. (25 September – 18 November)
• Frith Street Gallery, London. Thomas Schütte: New Works. (25 September – 15 November)
• Jarla Partilager, Berlin. Thomas Schütte: With Tears in My Eyes. (12 September 2012 – 16 June 2013)
• Nouveau Musee National de Monaco (NMNM), Monaco, in collaboration with Castello di Rivoli, Turin. Thomas Schütte. Houses. (7 July – 11 November)
• Kunstsammlung NRW/ K21 Ständehaus, Düsseldorf. Wattwanderung. (16 June – 9 September)
• Middelheim Museum, Antwerp. Thomas Schütte. (26 May 2012 – 13 January 2013)
• Carolina Nitsch, New York. Thomas Schütte: Alte Freund. (1 March - 28 April)
• Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. Thomas Schütte: New Work. (23 February – 7 April)
• Galerie Nelson-Freeman, Paris. Woodcuts 2011. (17 February – 31 March)
• Donald Young Gallery, Chicago. In the Spirit of Robert Walser –Thomas Schütte. (3 – 26 February)

2011               
• ph-projects, Berlin. Tomatensalat.

2010               
• Skarstedt Gallery, New York. Selected Work. (30 September – 20 October)
• Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany. Big Buildings‑Modelle und Ansichten. (15 July – 1 November)
• Donald Young Gallery, Chicago. Thomas Schütte: Kleine Geister. (21 May – 3 July)
• Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid. Thomas Schütte: Hindsight. (17 February – 17 May)
• Portalakis Collection, Athens, Greece. Thomas Schütte. (15 February – 30 June)
• Galerie Pietro Spartà, Chagny, France. Thomas Schütte.

2009               
• Haus der Kunst, Munich. Thomas Schütte. (7 June – 6 September)
• Horst‑Janssen‑Museum Oldenburg. Thomas Schütte: Radierungen. (16 May – 15 August)

2008               
• Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz. Thomas Schütte. Early Works. (1 February – 20 April)

2007               
• Trafalgar Square, London. Model for a Hotel. (7 November 2007 – 7 May 2008)
• Henry Moore Institute, Leeds. Thomas Schütte. Early Works. (22 September 2007 – 6 January 2008)
• Frith Street Gallery, London. Thomas Schütte: Last Casts, New Etchings, Some Watercolours. (17 May – 21 June)
• Galerie Nelson‑Freeman, Paris. Thomas Schütte. (28 April – 21 June)

2006               
• Neues Museum Nürnberg, Nürnberg. Thomas Schütte: Drawings. (20 October 2006 – 21 January 2007)
• Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Hamburg. ­Thomas Schutte. (9 September – 21 October)
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf. ( 1 September – 21 October)
• De Pont museum, Tilburg. Works on paper, a retrospective. (20 May – 17 September)
• Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden‑Baden. Thomas Schutte: Zeichnungen. (11 March – 30 April)
• Faggionato, London. Ringe (Rings). (6 February – 17 March)

2005               
• Museu Serralves, Porto. Obras politicas/Political works. (23 July – 25 September)
• Galerie Friedrich, Basel. (13 June – 20 August)
• Marian Goodman Gallery, New York. One man houses.(12 May –2 July)

2004               
• Galerie Nelson, Paris. (23 October - 23 December)
• Kunstsammlung NRW/ K21 Ständehaus, Düsseldorf. Kreuzzug (Crusade). (25 July – 19 September)

2003               
• Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble. Thomas Schütte, Croisade. (24 October 2003 – 26 January 2004)
• Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens. Thomas Schütte. (7 October – 29 November)
• Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich. Thomas Schütte. (6 September - 25 October)
• Galerie Friedrich, Basel. Thomas Schütte. (5 June - 12 July)
• Marian Goodman Gallery, New York. Thomas Schütte. (15 May - 28 June)
• Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland.

2002               
• Galerie Nelson, Paris. Dürer. (21 September - 8 November)
• Museum Folkwang, Essen. Große Geister. (8 September - 1 December)
• Galleria Tucci Russo, Turin. Neue arbeiten. (20 April -15 September)
• Frith Street Gallery, London. Low tide wandering. (16 March - 26 April)
• Faggionato, London. Selected Works. (24 January - 1 March)
• Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Hamburg.

2001               
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf. Thomas Schütte. (12 May – 30 June)
• Sammlung Goetz, Munich. Thomas Schütte. (19 March – 11 August)

2000               
• Dia Center for the Arts, New York. In Media Res. (16 September 1999 – 18 June 2000)
• Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Kabinet Overholland.
• Schloss Wendlinghausen, Dörentrup. 5 Frauen.

1999               
• Marian Goodman Gallery, New York. The Sun The Moon The Stars. (26 February – 3 April)
• Dia Center for the Arts, New York. Gloria in Memoria. (4 February – 13 June)

1998               
• Dia Center for the Arts, New York. Scenewright. (24 September 1998 – 19 January 1999)
• Fundação de Serralves, Porto. Thomas Schütte. (23 July – 25 September)
• De Pont Museum, Tilburg. Thomas Schütte. (28 March – 21 June)
• Galerie Nelson, Paris.
• Whitechapel Gallery, London.

1997               
• Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.

1996               
• Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Germany. Junge Stadt sieht Junge Kunst. (15 December 1996 – 9 February 1997)
• Galerie Friedrich, Bern. Gäste/guests 2, Kurator Hans Rudolf Reust Blumen mit Luise, Thomas Schütte. (13 September – 19 October)
• Haus of Prints, Multiples, Drawings, Antwerp.
• Galerie Nelson, Paris. Fucking Flowers.
• Janice Guy Gallery, New York.
• Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.

1995               
• Wako Works of Art, Tokyo. Thomas Schütte. (11 October – 18 November)
• Kunstraum München, Munich. Skizzen und Geschichten 1990‑1995. (8 September – 28 October)
Exhibition travelled: DAAD Galerie, Berlin. (25 March – 5 May 1996)
• Jean Bernier Gallery, Athens.
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.
• St. Annen Museum, Lübeck.
• Galerie Tucci Russo, Turin. Thomas Schütte. (27 May)

1994               
• Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany. Thomas Schütte: Figur. (6 May – 26 June).
Exhibition travelled: Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart. (3 September – 16 October)
• Galerie Nelson, Paris.
• FRAC Provence‑Alpes‑Côte d’Azur, Marseille, France.
• Carré d’Art, Nîmes, France.

1993               
• Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.
• Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Hamburg.

1992               
• Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Hamburg.
• Westfälischer Kunstverein, Munster.
• Galerie Tucci Russo, Turin.
• Frederica Inghilleri, Milan.
• Museum of Modern Art, Antwerp.
• Jean Bernier Gallery, Athens.
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.

1991               
• Galerie Nelson, Lyon. Harem.
• Kasseler Kunstverein, Germany.

1990               
• Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland. Thomas Schütte: Sieben Felder. (27 January – 11 March).
Exhibition travelled: Musée d'art moderne de la ville de Paris, France; Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven.
• Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich. Jokes. (1 January – 31 December)
• Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.
• Galerie Crousel‑Robelin‑Bama, Paris.
• Galerie Nelson, Lyon. Belgian blues & out the window.
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf. Casino.

1989               
• Marian Goodman Gallery, New York.Galerie Pietro Sparta, Chagny.
• Portikus, Francfort.
• Musée d'Art et d'Histoire Romain Rolland, Clamecy.
• De Appel, Amsterdam.
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.
• Galerie Ute Pardhun, Düsseldorf. Simple Stories.

1988               
• Staatliche Kunsthalle, Baden‑Baden.
• Galerie Tucci Russo, Turin.
• Galleria Christian Stein, Milan.
• Galerie Nelson, Lyon. The Laundry & Mohr's Life.

1987               
• Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp. (2 – 31 May)
• Galerie Jean Bernier, Athens.
• Landesmuseum, Munster. Lichthof.
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.
• Museum Overholland, Amsterdam.

1986
• Galerie Crousel‑Hussenot, Paris. (13 September – 20 October)
• Museum Haus Lange - Kunstmuseen Krefeld. Thomas Schütte. (26 January – 16 March)
• Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich.
• Galerie Philip Nelson, Villeurbanne.
• Galerie Tucci Russo, Turin. Thomas Schütte. (24 October)

1985               
• Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Hamburg. Pläne I-XXX. (29 November 1985 – 11 January 1986)
• Galerie Philip Nelson, Villeurbanne. Thomas Schütte, with Ludger Gerdes.
• Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp.
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.
• Raum für Kunst, Hamburg.

1984               
• Galerie Philip Nelson, Villeurbanne.
• Produzentengalerie Hamburg. Thomas Schütte, with Ludger Gerdes.
• Galerie Johnen & Schöttle, Cologne.
• Jean Bernier Gallery, Athens.

1983               
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Zurich.

1982               
• Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich.

1981               
•Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.

1980
• Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich.

1979               
• La vitrine, Paris.
• Galerie Arno Kohnen, Düsseldorf.

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2020               
• Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart. WÄNDE | WALLS. (26 September 2020 – 30 May 2021)
• Peter Freeman, Inc., New York. In Situ: a changing installation. (15 September 2020 – 20 February 2021)
• Sies + Höke, Düsseldorf. STRAND. (24 January – 7 March 2020)

2019
• Asian Culture Center, Gwangju. Homo Faber: Craft in Contemporary Sculpture. (5 September 2019 – 23 February 2020)

2018               
• Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. Crossroads: Carnegie Museum of Art’s Collection, 1954 to Now. (22 July 2018 – 8 May 2022) 
• Aspen Art Museum, Aspen. Zombies: Pay Attention! (14 December 2018 – 5 May 2019)
• Kerlin Gallery, Dublin. Face to Face. Curated by Hendrik Driessen. (29 June – 18 August)
• Serralves Museum, Porto. Zéro de conduite: Works from the Serralves Collection. (1 June – 9 September)
• vBundeskunsthalle, Bonn. The Playground Project (31 May – 28 October)
• Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin. IMMA Collection: Freud Project, The Ethics of Scrutiny. Curated by Daphne Wright. (14 February – 2 September)
• Wentrup Gallery, Berlin. Papier. Salon. (13 January – 23 February 2018)

2017               
• The Museum of Modern Art, New York. The Long Run. (11 November 2017 – 4 November 2018)
• Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago. Small Sculptures. (8 September – 14 October)
• Skulpture Projekte, Münster. Skulptur Projekte Münster 2017. (10 June – 1 October)
• Palazzo Franchetti San Marco, Venice. Glasstress 2017. (11 May – 26 November)

2016               
• Instituto Cultural Cabanas, Guadalajara, Mexico. Viaje Alrededor del mundo. (11 August 2016 – 12 February 2017)
• Weserburg | Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Bremen. I Prefer Life. (21 May 2016 – 26 February 2017)

2015               
• Skarstedt, New York. Juan Munoz, Thomas Schutte, Rosemarie Trockel, Rebecca Warren. (7 November – 19 December)
• Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht. Ceramix-Ceramic Art from Rodin to Schütte. (16 October 2015 - 31 January 2016)
• The Pavillon de l’Arsenal, Paris. Dimensions Variables: Artists and Architecture. (15 October 2015 – 16 January 2016)
• Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Palazzo Reale, Milan. The Great Mother. Curated by Massimiliano Gioni. (26 August – 15 November)

2014               
• Frith Street Gallery, London. Silver. (17 October – 17 December)
• Hayward Gallery, London. The Human Factor: The Figure in Contemporary Sculpture. (17 June - 7 September)
• The Henry Moore Foundation, Perry Green. Body & Void: Echoes of Moore in Contemporary Art. (1 May – 26 October)

2013               
• Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Bielefeld. For the Time Being: Wall Paintings, Painted Walls. (4 August - 20 October)
• Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz. Thomas Schütte, Danh Vo: Das Reich ohne Mitte. (5 July ­– 6 October)
• K20 Grabbeplatz - Kunstsammlung NRW, Düsseldorf. Sculpture at the Düsseldorf Art Academy from 1945 – Present. (20 February – 28 July)

2012               
• Ketterer Kunst, Berlin. Artists of documenta I till XII. (24 July - 21 September)
• Museum of Modern Art, New York. Print/Out. (19 February - 14 May)

2011               
• Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Vor dem Gesetz - Skulpturen Nachkriegszeit und Raum der Gegenwartskunst. (17 December 2011 – 22 April 2012)
• Museum Villa Rot, Burgrieden-Rot. Red Hot – Ceramics in Contemporary Art. (2 October 2011 – 5 February 2012)
• Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin. Architektonika. (15 September 2011 – 12 February 2012)
• New Museum, New York. Ostalgia. (21 July – 1 October)
• Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld. Heinz and Marianne Ebers Foundation: A Collection with Stature. (17 July - 25 September)
• Künstlerhaus, Vienna. Beziehungsarbeit: Kunst und Institution. (17 June – 16 October)
• Skulpturenpark Koln, Germany. Koln Skulptur #6.
• Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Copenhagen. Living.

2010               
• K21 Ständehaus - Kunst Sammlung NRW, Düsseldorf. Auswertung der Flugdaten. Kunst der 80er. Eine Düsseldorfer Perspektive. (11 September 2010 – 30 January 2011)
• Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn. Der Westen Leuchtet. (10 July – 24 November)
• K21 Ständehaus - Kunst Sammlung NRW, Düsseldorf. Intensiv Station. (10 July 2010 – 4 September 2011)
• Museu D'Art Contemporani de Barcelona, Barcelona. With a Probability of Being Seen. Dorothee and Konrad Fischer: Archives of an Attitude. (15 May – 12 October)
Exhibition travelled: Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany. (14 May 2010 – 20 March 2011)
• Gerhard Marcks Haus, Bremen. Das Fundement der Kunst: Die Skulptur und ihr Sockel seit Alberto Giacometti. (28 February – 23 May).
Exhibition travelled: Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen. (24 June – 24 November)
• The National Arts Club, New York. Contemporary Magic: A Tarot Deck Art Project. (November)
• S.M.A.K., Ghent. Hareng Saur : Ensor and contemporary art

2009               
• Château de la Bastie d'Urfé, Saint Etienne‑le‑Molard, Loire. Locus Oculi. (21 June – 4 October)
• Frac Franche‑Comté, Besançon. 90. (18 June – 4 October)
• Frac Aquitaine, Bordeaux. Heidi au pays de Martin Kippenberger. (28 May – 7 September)
• Galerie nationale de la Tapisserie, Beauvais. je, tu, il ou elle.... (18 March – 21 June)
• Frac Picardie, Amiens, France.

2008               
• Ellipse Foundation, Cascais. Listen Darling...The World is Yours. (11 October 2008 – 30 August 2009)
• New Museum, New York. After Nature. (17 July – 5 October)
• Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York. From Nature. (1 July – 8 August)
• Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh. Life on Mars: The 55th Carnegie International. (3 May 2008 – 11 January 2009)
• Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen. Kavalierstart 1978-1982 Aufbruch in die Kunst der 80er. (20 April – 20 July)
• Institut Néerlandais, Paris. La collection De Pont à Paris.(9 April – 8 June)

2007               
• Ellipse Foundation, Cascais. Come, come, come into my world. (16 November 2007 – 31 August 2008)
• Kerlin Gallery, Dublin. Less is more ‑ more could be less. (20 October – 17 November)
• Gladstone Gallery, New York. Makers and Modelers, Works in Ceramic. (8 September – 13 October)
• Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. The Present - The Monique Zajfen Collection. (2 June – 16 September)
• Folkwang Museum, Essen. Rockers Island. Olbricht Collection. (5 May – 1 July)
• Galerie Nelson, Paris. 25th Anniversary. (13 January – 23 February)
• Lycée Jean de La Fontaine, Château‑Thierry, France. Face à face.

2006               
• Museu Serralves, Porto. The 80's: A Topology. (11 November 2006 – 15 April 2007)
• Frith Street Gallery, London. Resonance: The Final Exhibition at 59-60 Frith Street. (3 November – 21 December)
• Galleria Tucci Russo, Turin. Underling. (5 November)
• Middelheimmuseum, Antwerp. Lang Leve Beeldhouwkunst!. (1 June – 3 September)
• 4th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Of Mice and Men. (25 March – 5 June)
• FRAC Poitou‑Charentes, Angoulême, France. A dessein. (3 March – 15 April)
• Kabinett Für Aktuelle Kunst, Karlsburg.

2005               
• FRAC Limousin, Limoges. Sculptures, la tentation de la figure. (18 November 2005 – 11 February 2006)
• Casino Luxembourg. L’humanité mise à nu et l’art en FRAC, même. (1 October – 4 December)
• Kunstverein, Hannover. Bilanz in zwei Akten. (11 June – 21 August)
• Frith Street Gallery, London. Eccentric Spaces. (4 March – 15 April)
• Musée de Grenoble, Grenoble. Bienvenue à...28 œuvres de la collection Iac-Frac Rhône-Alpes déposées au Musée de Grenoble. (12 February – 4 April)
• KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin. Regarding Terror: The RAF Exhibition. (30 January-16 May)
• Fri Art, Freiburg. Fri-Art artists explore the language of architecture.
• L’Artothèque d'Annecy, Annecy. Prêt à porter: collection 2004‑2005 les nouvelles oeuvres à emprunter à l'artothèque.

2004               
• Fondation Beyeler, Basel. ArchiSculpture. (3 October 2004 – 30 January 2005)
• Kunstmuseum Thun, Switzerland. Reanimation. (24 September – 21 November)
• Saarland Museum, Sarrebruck. Etrangement proche. (11 June – 8 August)
• Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf. Künstlerbücher. (2 – 30 April)
• Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden‑Baden, Baden‑Baden. Multiple Raume (1): Seele. Konstruktionen des Innerlichen in der Kunst. (14 February – 18 April)
• Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg. Treasure Island: 10 Years Collection Kunstmuseum. (7 February – 18 April)

2003               
• Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden. Durchgehend geöffnet, skulpturensommer in Baden‑Baden. (5 July – 7 August)
• Donald Young Gallery, Chicago. Drawings. (26 April – 31 May)
• Galerie Tucci Russo, Turin. La Linea Del Tempo. Opere Scelte 1966-2004. (20 March)
• Espace Saint Jacques, Saint-Quentin. Jardin des plantes, oeuvres du FRAC Picardie.

2002               
• Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena. De Gustibus: Collezione Privata Italia. (28 February – 31 May)
• Musée départemental d'art contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart. Avant que la mer fut au monde.
• Blodot, Florence. House Party, la mia normalita, la tua follia.

2001               
• Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg. The Dark - Update #4. (25 August – 7 October)
• FRAC Picardie, Amiens. Mieux vaut une poule demain qu’un oeuf aujourd’hui.
• Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart. Kabinett der zeichnung.
• Centre expérimental pour l’art contemporain, Caraglio. Terra ! Terra !
• Musée des Beaux‑Arts de Nantes, Nantes. Dialogue interrompu.
• Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Hamburg. R.
• Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa, Israel. Ex(o)dus.

2000               
• Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf. Bis dahin.... (18 November 2000 – 31 January 2001)
• Casino Luxembourg. Many colored objects placed side by side to form a row of many colored objects. (29 October 2000 – 11 February 2001)
• Castello di Rivara, Rivara. Figurare. (24 July – 31 August)
• Zwirner & Wirth, New York. Europeans. (Summer)
• Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld. Filme von Martin Kreyssig.

1999               
• Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld. Am Horizont. (21 November 1999 – 27 February 2000)
• Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens. Group Show. (14 October – 20 November)
• Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg. Gesammelte Werke 1, Zeitgenössische Kunst seit 1968. (17 July - 3 October)
• Galerie Landesbank Baden‑Württemberg, Stuttgart. Situationen‑Politiken.
• Galeria Pepe Cobo, Seville. Dibujos.

1998               
• Musée Zadkine, Paris. Jardin d’artiste: de mémoire d’arbre. (11 June – 11 October)
• Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld. Artist’s proof.
• Galerie de l’école des Beaux‑arts, Quimper. Dessiner‑décider.
• Villa du Parc, Annemasse. C’est ici que nous vivons (3).
• Janice Guy Gallery, New York.

1997               
• Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Munster. Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 1997. (22 June – 28 September)
• Fridericianum, Kassel. Documenta X. (21 June - 28 September)
• Jiri Svestka Gallery, Prague. United Enemies: Mannerism and Synthesis. (4 May – 22 June)
• Collective Gallery, Edinburgh. Slight. (26 April – 24 May)
• Centre d'Art Contemporain Genève, Switzerland. Veronica’s revenge:Œuvres photographiques de la Lambert Art Collection. (28 February – 11 May)
• Kunstverein Konstanz, Konstanz. Das neue Gesicht. (8 February – 6 April)
• Kunsthalle Bern, Bern. 10 Jahre Stiftung Kunstall Bern. (29 January – 2 March)
• Produzentengalerie Hamburg, Hamburg.
• Saatchi Gallery, London. Young German Artists 2.

1996               
• Wako Works of Art, Tokyo. Thomas Struth / Thomas Schutte / Gregor Scheider. (11 October – 1 November)
• Galerie Ute Parduhn, Düsseldorf. Duos: Skulptur + Zeichnung. (7 September – 25 October)
• Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C. Distemper: dissonant themes in the art of the 90's. (20 June – 15 September)
• IAC-Villeurbanne/Rhone-Alpes, Villeurbanne. Collections du Castello di Rivoli. (14 June – 18 October)
• Fridericianum, Kassel. Quo vadis?.
• Atatürk Cultural Center, Istanbul. Dialogues/Diyaloglar.
• Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf. Dialogues/Diyalogla.
• Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana.
• Städtische Galerie Karlsruhe, Wolfsburg. Them and us.

1995               
• American Center, Paris. Micromegas. (10 March – 4 June).
Exhibition travelled: Israel Museum, Jerusalem. (18 July – 18 October)
• Lisson Gallery, London. Richard Deacon and Thomas Schutte. (5 May – 1 July)
• Weserburg, Bremen. Das Lied von der Erde - Kunst aus Keramik. (31 March – 24 May)
• Deste Foundation for Contemporary Art, Athens. Everything that’s interesting is new: Works from the Dakis Joannou Collection. (20 January – 20 April)
• IAC-Villeurbanne/ Rhones-Alpes, Villeurbanne. Artistes/ Architects.
• Marian Goodman Gallery, New York. A Summer Show.
• Castello di Rivara, Turin. Artisti Tedeschi‑Castello di Rivara Collection N°11.
• Domaine de Kerguéhennec, Bignan, France. Le Domaine du Diaphane.
• Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux. Architecture(s).

1994               
• Frith Street Gallery, London. Marlene Dumas, Juan Munoz, Thomas Schutte. (25 November 1994 – 21 January 1995)
• Sprengel Museum, Hanover. Figur, Natur. (9 October 1994 – 15 January 1995)
• ArtSonje Museum, Gyeongju-si, South Korea. Young German Art of the 1990s – The Generation after Beuys, Becher, Polke, Richter. (7 October 1994 – 10 January 1995).
Exhibition travelled: Pao Galleries, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong. (6 – 21 May 1995); Goethe-Institut, Singapore. (30 August – 2 September 1995); International Art Gallery, Beijing. (23 October – 5 November 1995); The National Museum of Art, Osaka. (14 December 1995 – 27 February 1996)

1993   
• Fridericianum, Kassel. Nachtschattengewächse. (16 May – 8 August)
• Fortezza del Girifalco, Cortona. Micce.
• Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome. Tutte le strade....
• Via Farini, Milan. Territorio Italiano.
• Bollag Galleries, Zurich. Zeichnungen setzen Zeichen.
• Middelheimmusseum, Antwerp. Nieuwe beelden.
• Casino Municipale, Venice. Viaggio verso citera.
• Royal Museum of Fine Arts, Antwerp. The sublime void.
• Ubungsgélände, Suhl. Nacken des stieresu.
• National Gallery, Prague. Andere länder, andere sitten.

1994               
• Villa Hügel, Essen. Krupp Stiftung.
• Vogel Aderstr.78, Düsseldorf. Zu besuch.

1992               
• Kunsthalle Düsseldorf. Art meets ads: Kunst trifft Werbung in der Ausstellung Avantgarde & Kampagn. (18 – 27 September)
• Goethe-Institut/Casa del Monte, Caja de Madrid, Madrid. El mundo imaginado: obras sobre papel del arte contemporáneo alemán. (September – November)
• Fridericianum, Kassel. Documenta IX. (13 June – 20 September)
• Serpentine Gallery, London. Like nothing else in Tennessee. (17 March – 26 April)
• Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent. Minima(a)l. (8 February – 17 May)
• Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld. Am schönnen Sonntag, projection video.
• Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana. Tisiana silence.
• Zacheta-National Gallery of Art, Warszawa. (7).
• Bockenheimer Warte, Frankfurt. Spielhölle.

1991               
• IVAM, Valencia. Espacio mental.
• Museion, Bozen. Opus 13.
• Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn. Zeitrausch.
• Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld. In anderen Raümen.

1990               
• Kunstmuseen Krefeld, Krefeld. Weitersehen 1980-1990. (18 November 1990 – 27 January 1991)
• ICA and Serpentine Gallery, London. Possible Worlds: Sculptures from Europe. (9 November 1990 – 6 January 1991)
• Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas. Hacia el paisaje. (October – November)
• Galerie Nelson, Lyon.
• Musée des Beaux‑Arts, Tourcoing, France. Le diaphane.

1989
• Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig und Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst, Leipzig. Zeitzeichen. Stationen Bildender Kunst in Nordrhein-Westfalen. (10 November 1989 – 7 January 1990)
• Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal. Blickpunkte. (13 September 1989 – 14 January 1990)
• Portikus, Frankfurt. On kawara. Wieder und Wider. (19 March – 26 April)
• Galeria Marga Paz, Madrid. Complex object.
• Kunstverein München, Munich. Bühnenstücke.
• Palazzo di Città, Acireale. Periodi di marmo.
• Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld. Skulpturen für Krefeld I.
• Galleria Christian Stein, Milan. With no words.
• CAPC musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux. Qu'est‑ce qui est contemporain? Simultaneité et opposition.

1988               
• Fridericianum, Kassel. Schlaf der Vernunft. (21 February – 23 May)
• Museo d’arte contemporaneo, Prato. Europe now.
• Manufrance, Saint‑Etienne. L'Inventaire.
• Museum Kunstraum Neuss, Neuss. 4x8.
• Université catholique de Louvain, Belgium. Vision sur l’art contemporain.

1987               
• Museum Ostwall, Dortmund. Das andere medium: Zeichnungen von Bildhauern. (30 August – 11 October)
• Westfalisches Landesmuseum, Munster. Skulptur. Projekte in Münster 1987. (14 June – 4 October)
• Documenta VIII, Kassel. Eis. (12 June – 20 September)
• Grazer Kunstverein, Graz. Bildhauerzeichnungen. (June)
• Centre Pompidou, Paris. L'époque, la mode, la morale, la passion. (21 May – 17 August)
• MoMA PS1, New York. Juxtapositions: Recent Sculpture from England and Germany. (26 April – 21 June)
• Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn. Wechselströme: Kontemplation – Expression – Konstruktion. (6 January – 22 March)
• Rotterdamse Kunststichting, Rotterdam. Teneken 87.
• Galleria Lia Rumma, Naples. Forg, Kiecol, Mucha, Schütte.
• Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Seville. Hacen lo que quieren.
• Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt.
• Folkwang Museum, Essen. Im Auftrag.
• Ospedale degli Innocenti, Florence. Metropolis.
• Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid. Raumbilder.

1986               
• Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam. Correspondentie Europa. (20 September – 2 November)
• Sonsbeek 86, Arnheim, Netherlands. (18 June – 14 September)
• Kulturbehörde, Hamburg. Jenisch Park. (June – November)
• Sixth Biennale, Sydney. Origins Originality & beyond. (16 May – 6 July)
• Kölnischer Kunstverein, Germany. Sieben Skulpturen. (26 April – 1 June)
• KunstRAI, Amsterdam. Een keuze.
• Triennale, Fellbach. Kleinplastik.
• Kunstfonds Kunstraum, Bonn. Aus den anfängen.
• Galerie Schipka, Sofia. Sie machen was sie wollen.
• Padiglione Arte Contemporanea, Milan. Il cangiante.
• Galerie Crousel‑Hussenot, Paris.
• Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld.
• Rotterdamse Kunststichting, Netherlands. Galerie't Venster

1985               
• Musée d'Art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris. Dispositif‑Sculpture. (19 December 1985 – 16 February 1986)
• Grande Halle de la Villette, Paris. Nouvelle Biennale de Paris. (21 March – 21 May)
• Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto. The European Iceberg. (8 February – 7 April)
• Palazzo della Societa delle Belle Arti, Turin. Rheingold, 40 artistes de Cologne et de Düsseldorf.
• Cimaise et Portique Centre Départemental d'Art Contemporain Albi, Albi. Simeon et les flamands roses.
• Museum Haus Lange, Krefeld. 30 Jahre durch die Kunst.
• Arenberg Institut, Leuven. Doch Doch.
• Nationalgalerie, Berlin. Kunst nach 1945.
• Galerie Crousel‑Hussenot, Paris.
• Luhring Augustine & Hodes Gallery, New York. New ground.

1984              
• Messe Düsseldorf, Germany. Von hier aus – Zwei Monate neue deutsche Kunst in Düsseldorf. (29 September – 2 December)
• Rotterdamse Kunststichting, Rotterdam. Der versiegelte Brunnen.
• Idea, Stuttgart.
• Gewad, Ghent. 4/2.
• Museum Haus Esters, Krefeld. C/o Haus Esters.
• Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg. Kunstlandschaft Bundesrepublik.
• Musée d’art contemporain, Lyon. Octobre des Arts.
• Messe und Congress Centrum Halle Münsterland, Münster. Im Mittelpunkt: Kunst.
• Castello di Rivoli, Turin. Ouverture.

1983               
• Kunsthalle Bern, Bern. Konstruierte Orte 6 x D + 1 x NY. (29 October – 27 November)
• Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf. Standort Düsseldorf. (5 – 28 September)
• Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne. Kunst mit Photografie. Die Sammlung Dr. Rolf H. Krauss. (3 July – 7 August)
• Paroisse Notre Dame du Liban, Paris. A Pierre et Marie: Une exposition en travaux. (27 June – 20 October)
• Stifling Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf. Standort Düsseldorf.
• Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf. C 83 Nr. 29 (Gerdes, Klingelhöller, Luy, Mucha, Schütte).
• Städt Regensburg, Germany. Rekonstruktion.

1982               
• Stiftung Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf. O211.
• Kampnagel-Fabrik, Hamburg. Halle 6.
• Lothringerstrasse, Munich. Ausstellung B.

1981               
• Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris. Art Allemagne aujourd'hui. (17 January – 8 March)
• Messehallen, Cologne. Westkunst heute.
• Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich. Einladung zur Ausstellung.

1980               
• Karmeliter Kloster, Frankfurt. Jürgen Ponto Stiftung. (25 January – 17 February)
• Galerie Erg, Brussels. Schütte, Struth, Tiffert.

1979               
• Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn, Bonn. Schlaglichter. (20 September – 4 November)
• Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf. Perspektiven 3. (22 June – 25 August)

PUBLIC COMMISSIONS

• Carré d’Art, Nîmes, France
• De Pont Museum, Tilburg
• FRAC Picardie, Amiens
• IAC-Villerubanne/Rhone-Alpes, Villeurbanne
• Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
• Kunsthalle Hamburg, Hamburg
• Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
• Moderna Galerija, Ljubljana
• Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou, Paris
• Museo Cantonale d’Arte, Lugano
• Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
• Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf
• Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent
• Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
• Tate Gallery, London

PERMANENT COLLECTIONS

• ARC Musée d´Art Moderne, Paris
• ARCO Foundation Collection, Madrid
• Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
• Bundeskunstsammlung, Berlin
• Castello di Rivoli, Turin
• Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
• De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg
• Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris
• FRAC Poitou-Charentes, France
• Fundação de Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
• Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
• Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
• Herbert Foundation – Collection, Ghent
• Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
• Institut National d'Histoire de l'Art, Paris
• K21 Kunstsammlung im Ständehaus, Düsseldorf
• Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld
• Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
• Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
• Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
• MAXXI, Rome
• The Menil Collection, Houston
• Musée de Grenoble, France
• Musée de Strasbourg, Strasbourg
• Museo Cantonale d´Arte, Lugano
• Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
• Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago
• Museum Folkwang, Essen
• The Museum of Modern Art, New York
• The National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
• Neues Museum Weimar, Germany
• Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung, Hannover
• Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach
• Pinault Collection, Venice
• Sammlung Goetz, Munich
• San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
• Staatliche Kunsthalle, Bielefeld
• Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
• Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
• Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
• Tate Modern, London
• Walker Art Center, Minneapolis