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Shots for an unrealized dream sequence. A. captures the beach in a bottle and confronts the commodification of her smile.
Amelie von Wulffen (b. 1966 in Breitenbrunn/Oberpfalz, Germany) lives and works in Berlin. Recent solo exhibitions include: Kunsthalle Bern, Bern (2019); Gio Marconi, Milan (2018); Reena Spaulings, NY (2018); Studio Voltaire, London (2017); Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin (2016); Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich (2015); Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles (2015); Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna (2015); Kunstforum Baloise, Basel (2014); and Gio Marconi Gallery, Milan (2014). Recent group exhibitions include: University of Applied Arts, Viennna (2019); Freedman Fitzpatrick, Los Angeles (2018); Oracle, Berlin (2018); Lulu, Mexico City (2018); Metro Pictures, New York (2017); Ludlow 38, New York (2017); Greene Naftali, New York (2017); Museum of Contemporary Art, Freiburg (2017); and MAMCO, Geneva (2017). A survey of her work will open at Kunstwerke Berlin in 2020.
Her works belong to the collections of Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich; Centre Pompidou, Paris; Musée National d’Art Moderne, Paris; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; MoMA, New York; FRAC Auvergne, Clermont-Ferrand; and the Seattle Art Museum.
She is a recipient of the Ruth Baumgarte Art Award (2016).