Ulrike Müller

 

Selected Works
Biography
Exhibitions

ULRIKE MÜLLER

born 1971 in Austria. Lives and works in New York.

EDUCATION

1996      Academy of Fine Arts, Vienna
2003      Whitney Independent Study Program, NY

 

ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2019
May you live in interesting times, Venice Biennale, International Pavillion, curated by Ralph Rugoff, Venice, Italy
Container Contained, Galerie Meyer Kainer, Vienna

2018
Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Germany

2016
And Then Some, Callicoon Fine Arts, NY
Kitty Kraus / Ulrike Müller, curated by Israel Lund and Sam Korman, Parapet Real Humans,
St. Louis, MO
Ulrike Müller and Emi Winter, curated by Michelle Grabner, The Suburban, Oak Park, IL

2015
Ulrike Müller: The old expressions are with us always and there are always others, curated by
Manuela Ammer, mumok, Vienna, Austria

2014
Kunstraum Lakeside, Klagenfurt, Austria
WEATHER, Callicoon Fine Arts, NY

2010
Fever 103, Franza, and Quilts, Cairo Biennial, Egypt
Feminism Formalism, Steinle Contemporary, Munich, Germany
Fever 103, Artspace, San Antonio, Texas

2008
Public Spaces, Private Moments, O’Connor Art Gallery, Chicago (with Bill Guy)

2007
WHIP, Aktualisierungsraum, Hamburg, Germany (with Ginger Brooks Takahashi)

2005
Looking for (S)he
, Temporary Art Space at the Hotel Chelsea, New York (with Anna Blume)

2004
Ten in One, Galerie 5020, Salzburg, Austria

 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2019
Straying from the Line, Schinkel Pavillon, Berlin
Der Hausfreund, University of Applied Arts, Vienna

2018
The Carnegie International, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA
Yesterday, Today, Today, Schloss Buchberg, Gars am Kamp, Austria

2017
Trigger: Gender as a Tool and a Weapon, New Museum, New York
The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York

2016
Figurative Geometry, Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia, Italy
We Are the Center..., curated by Paul O'Neill, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Invisible Adversaries, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Blackness in Abstraction, curated by Adrienne Edwards, Pace Gallery, New York
The Cypress Broke, Rodeo, London, UK
Dropout, organized by Callicoon Fine Arts, Site 131, Dallas, TX
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, mumok - Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria
Standard Forms, Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
Condo, Callicoon Fine Arts at Rodeo, London

2015
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age, Museum Brandhorst, Munich, Germany
Sorry, I’ve been trying to teach a peacock how to act, Rachel Uffner Gallery, New York
I want to be. Inside Out, MOT International, Brussels, Belgium
Pretty Raw: After and Around Helen Frankenthaler, The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
Quiet Tremors, Kate Werble Gallery, New York, NY

2014
The Little Things Could be Dearer, curated by Mia Locks, MoMA PS1, NY
New Dawn, curated by Leidy Churchman, Silberkuppe, Berlin, Germany
Rites of Spring, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Looking Back: The Eighth White Columns Annual Selected by Pati Hertling, White Columns, NY

2013
Descartes’ Daughters, Swiss Institute, New York

2012
Rosa Arbeit auf goldener Strasse, xhibit, Vienna, Austria

2011
Dance/Draw, ICA Boston, MA
Living on the Edge of a Silver Future, Galerie 5020, Salzburg
A form is simply something..., Murray Guy, New York
Reflecting Abstraction, Vogt Gallery, New York
Agitated Histories, Contemporary Museum, Baltimore

2010
Held Up By Columns, Renwick Gallery, New York

2009
Ecstatic Resistance, X Initiative, New York
Ridykeoulouse Hits Bottom, Leo König Projekte, New York
Undigested Kernel (the super-saturated folk-art environment), General Public, Berlin
Empfindung. Oder in der Nähe der Fehler liegen die Wirkungen, Augarten Contemporary, Vienna

2008
MATRIX. Geschlechter, Verhältnisse, Revisionen, MUSA - Museum auf Abruf, Vienna
2 or 3 Things I Know About Her, Fogg Museum, Boston
The Sound of Things: Unmonumental Audio, New Museum, New York

2007
Sex in The City, Dumbo Arts Center, New York
Put the light out, erase a line, Studio44, Stockholm
Shared Women, LACE, Los Angeles
What F-Word?, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York

2006
Flex Your Textiles, John Connelly presents, New York
Reality / Play, Orchard, New York
If a cat gives birth to kittens in an oven, are they kittens or biscuits?, Roebling Hall, New York
Hot Topic, Bard CCS, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
Flex Your Textiles, Herbert Street, Brooklyn
Heard Not Seen, Orchard, New York
Ridykeulous, Participant Inc., New York

2005
I Beg Your Pardon, Vera List Center for Art and Politics at the New School, New York

2004
Republican Like Me, Parlour Projects, Brooklyn
9 Mütter XX04, Mütter Museum, Philadelphia
Visa for Thirteen, PS1 Contemporary Art Center, New York

2003
Mothers of Invention—Where is Performance coming from, Museum of Modern Art, Vienna
I can’t be you, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

2002
Geschichte(n), Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
Let’s twist again—If You Can't Think It, Dance It, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
Violence is the Margin of All Things, Generali Foundation, Vienna

1999
Schnittstelle/Öffentlichkeit, Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna

 

OTHER EXHIBITIONS AND PROJECTS

2015
Always, Always, Others, curated by Ulrike Müller and Manuela Ammer, mumok, Vienna, Austria

2012
Herstory Inventory: 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists, curated by Ulrike Müller, Brooklyn
Museum, NY and Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria

 

EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS WITH LTTR

2015
Here We LTTR: 2002–2008, Tensta konsthall, Spånga, Sweden

2008
WACK!, PS1, New York

2007
Documenta Magazines, Kassel
Locally Localized Gravity, ICA Philadelphia
Exil of the Imaginary. Politics, Aesthetics, Love, Generali Foundation, Wien

2006
Eat The Market, LACMA, Los Angeles
Outfest, New York
Lesbian and Gay Film Festival, London
Hot Topic, Bard CCS, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
When Artists Say We, Artists Space, New York

2005
A WAVE OF NEW RAGE THINKING, Printed Matter, New York
Let’s Take The Role, The Kitchen, New York
Outfest, New York
Mix Festival, New York

 

PERFORMANCE WORKS AND SELECTED PERFORMANCES

2011
Dem Bild was erklären, 2011
General Public, Berlin

2009
Herstory Inventory
Sonic Episodes, Dia Art Foundation, New York
Issue Project Room, New York
LOVE/TORTURE, 2004

2007
Put the light out, erase a line, Studio44, Stockholm, Sweden
Art Institute, Chicago, Illinois
30 Jahre Frauenzimmer, ega-Galerie, Vienna

2006
MIX, Lesbian and Gay Experimental Film Festival, New York
This Strangest of Theatres, Roebling Hall, New York

2005
Ongoing. Feminism and Activism, Galerie 5020, Salzburg, Austria
LTTR: Let’s Take The Role, The Kitchen, New York
Situationistinnen und andere..., 1996 With Patricia Reschenbach und Jane Heiss
One of Us (Freakish Moments), 2005

2004
Pilot. Experimental Media for Feminist Trespass, Chicago, Illinois
A Confession, 2004 with Marie-Therese Escribano
LTTR Explosion, Art in General, New York

2002
Violence is the Margin of All Things, Generali Foundation, Vienna 1996 Arsenal Cinema, Berlin, Germany

 

SELECTED VIDEO SCREENINGS

2008
Studio Voltaire, London, Great Britain

2007
Positively Neurotic, White Space, Zürich, Switzerland

2006
Every Day, Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg, Austria
Outfest, Los Angeles, California
Missbrauch, Bilder davon. Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna
20th London Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
Österreichische Filmgalerie Krems
VZW Havenfilmfestival Antwerpen
MM Centre SC, Zagreb
From Mini-FM to Hacktivists, Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

2005
Pilot Television: New Ground, and UP!, Care Of Gallery, Milano, Italy, traveled to Artmosphere,
Vienna, and Galerie 5020, Salzburg, Austria
San Francisco Cinemateque, California
Outfest, Los Angeles, California
MIX Festival, New York
Internationales Videofestival Bochum, Germany
Diagonale, Festival of Austrian Film, Graz, Austria

2004
Revolt She Said, Forde – Espace d’art contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
Viper Basel Festival, Basel, Switzerland
Cinematexas Filmefestival, Austin, Texas
Viennale, International Film Festival, Vienna
Bildinventur, Saumarkttheater Feldkirch, Austria
backup_festival, Weimar, Germany
33. Internationales Filmfestival Rotterdam, Netherlands

2003
Breaking News, Judson Church, New York
Perform, Theater am Saumarkt, Feldkirch, Austria

2001
Der transparente Raum by Valie Export, Vienna
Femme:os, Frauenkulturfestival, Siegharding, Austria

2000
Instant Island, Praterstern, Vienna

 

ARTIST MONOGRAPHS

2017
Ulrike Müller and Manuela Ammer: Always, Always, Others. Vienna, mumok - Museum Moderner
Kunst, and Brooklyn, Dancing Foxes Press. Exhibition Catalog

2014
Herstory Inventory: 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists, Brooklyn, NY: Dancing Foxes Press

2012
Ulrike Müller: Franza, Fever 103 and Quilts,
Brooklyn, NY: Dancing Foxes Press

2006
Work The Room. A Handbook on Performance Strategies. Berlin, Germany: OE & b_books

2005
Every little bit helps,—Ulrike Müller: Two Audio Works. Frankfurt/Main, Germany: Revolver Books

2001
Gruppe JUP (Jane Heiss, Ulrike Müller, Patricia Reschenbach): SituationistInnen und andere ...

(Women Situationists and others; with an afterword by Renee Green). Berlin: b_books

 

PUBLICATIONS

2016
Blackness in Abstraction. New York, NY: Pace Gallery. Exhibition Catalog
Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age. Munich, Germany: Museum Brandhorst. Exhibition Catalog
Müller, Ulrike, Bulletin, 2006, Queer, edited by David J. Getsy, Documents of Contemporary Art, White Chapel Gallery London, The MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts, p. 173-174.

2015
Editors and fugitives / Ulrike Müller in conversation with Harmony Hammond. In: Pink Labor on Golden Streets — Queer Art Practices. Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Vol. 17/Christiane Erharter, Hans
Scheirl, Dietmar Schwärzler, Ruby Sircar (Eds.). Berlin, Germany: Sternberg Press

2014
A conversation with Ulrike Müller in: Art and the Critique of Ideology After ’89. Kunsthaus Bregenz/Eva Birkenstock, Max Jorge Hinderer Cruz, Jens Kastner, and Ruth Sonderegger (Eds.). Bregenz, Austria: Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König

2013
Ulrike Müller, in Conversation with Ann Cvetkovich, Celeste Dupy-Spencer, Leidy Churchman, MPA, Nancy Brooks Brody, and many others. In: Opulente
Figuren. Katrin Mayer (Ed.), Hamburg, Germany: Materialverlag-HFBK
Putting the Invent in Inventory: Ulrike Müller with Corrine Fitzpatrick. ArtJournal, Vol. 72, no. 2,
Summer, New York, NY: CAA

2012
Very Abstract and Really Figurative.
In: Painting— The Implicit Horizon. Eds. Avigail Moss, Kerstin
Stakemeier. Maastricht, the Netherlands: The Jan van Eyck Academie. pgs. 150-180
Artist Project: Herstory Inventory. In: Coming After: queer time, arriving too late and the spectre of the recent past. Artist book by Jon Davies, Sharon Hayes, Zoe Leonard, Ulrike Müller (Authors), and
Jimmy Robert (Artist). Toronto, Ontario: The Power Plant

2011
Notes on Herstory Inventory: A Collaborative Work in Process. In: Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles, 1945-1980. Los Angeles, CA: ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives
Just Like That, But Different: A Conversation among Friends of the Fine Arts - Leidy Churchman,
Celeste DuPut-Spencer, Ulrike Müller and Barbara Schröder, In: The first 3 years of Ludlow 38. Tobi Maier, Antonia Lotz (Eds.). New York, NY: Spector Books/ Goethe-Institut. pgs. 133-135

2010
Das Ist Programm/Artists of The Gallery
. Munich, Germany: Steinle Contemporary. Exhibition Catalog

2009
An Idea-Driven Social Space
(with Andrea Geyer). Grey Room 35, Spring, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
Catherine Opie: American Photographer. In: Springerin, Band XV, Heft 1, Winter, Wien
Empfindung – Oder in der Nähe der Fehler liegen die Wirkungen, Vienna, Austria: Augarten Contemporary. Exhibition Catalog

2008
Feminist Time. Rosalyn Deutsche, Aruna D’Souza, Miwon Kwon, Ulrike Müller, Mignon Nixon, and Senam Okudzeto (conversation). Greyroom 31, Spring, Cambridge, MA: MIT Press
From the Shadows. (written with Gregg Bordowitz). In: The Light Club: On Paul Scheerbart's "The Light Club of Batavia” by Josiah McElheny. Chicago, IL: University Of Chicago Press.

2007
Positively Nasty in Hamburg. Ulrike Müller und Ginger Brooks Takahashi im Aktualisierungsraum Hamburg. In: Hugs and Kisses #1, Hamburg
Sue Williams, Dessert, 1990. In: Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. 45 Years of Art and Feminism. Museo De Bellas Artes De Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain.
Be A Bossy Bottom! Interview with the queer-feminist collective LTTR. In: Malmoe #37, Vienna
Nicht im Einklang. A Conversation with Belinda Kazeem und Ulrike Müller. In: Bildpunkt, Spring, Vienna

2006
Franz Erhard Walther.
In: High Times, Hard Times. New York Painting 1967-1975. New York, NY: ICI/DAP
Timeline 1967-1975. In: High Times, Hard Times. New York Painting 1967-1975. New York, NY: ICI/DAP
K8 Hardy and Ulrike Müller. In: North Drive Press #3, New York, 2006
Mock Rock and On Mock Rock (Videos). On: As She Likes It. Female Performance Art from Austria. Index DVD 023
To Act Critically. In: Let's twist again—If You Can't Think It, Dance It. Performance in Vienna from
1960 until today. Stefanie Seibold und Carola Dertnig (Eds.), DeA Verlag

2005
Curiosity Drawings.
In: Bildpunkt, Fall, Vienna

2003
No Land Ho. Kathy Acker’s Literature of the Body.
In: Springerin, January
Angst/Anxiety and G-Train to Queens. On: LTTR #2 (Audio-CD)

2002
Untitled drawings (with Patricia Reschenbach).
In: Violence is the Margin of All Things. Subject
Relations, Political Militancy and Artistic Procedures. Generali Foundation, Exhibition Catalog
Because I’m a fag and I’m also a feminist. In: Malmoe #10

2001
Freie Klasse Wien. In: Education Information Entertainment. Current Approaches on Higher Artistic
Education. Institut für Gegenwartskunst, Ute Meta Bauer (Ed.). mit Freie Klasse Wien

2000
Working Poor (Comic). In: infection manifesto # 3,

2000
<re:tracing the feminist art program>. In: Dialoge und Debatten. An International Symposium on
Feminist Positions in Contemporary Visual Arts. Künstlerinnenhof Die Höge / Dorothee Richter (Ed.)
1998Martha Rosler: Domination and the Everyday. In: Starship #1

 

AWARDS, FELLOWSHIPS, GRANTS AND RESIDENCIES

2011                      Astraea Lesbian Foundation for Justice, Visual Arts Fund Award
2010                      Printed Matter Award for Artists
2/2006-6/2006      Visiting Scholar, New York University (with LTTR)
7/2005-9/2005      Printed Matter Residency, New York (with LTTR)
9/2003-8/2004      PS 1 International Studio Program, New York
9/1996-3/1997      MAK Schindler Residency, Los Angeles

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2018
Schwabsky, Barry. Without Warning: Margins and the Mainstream at the New Museum’s “Trigger.” The Nation, January 26, online

2017
Swanson, Carl. In a New Museum Exhibit, Artists Challenge Their Assumptions About Gender — and Ours,
New York Magazine. Sep 18, 2017. Print.
Cotter, Holland. Let (Gender) Confusion Reign, The New York Times. Pg c13, c16. Sep 29, 2017. Print.
Pobric, Pac. Snapshot from a brighter moment: the 2017 Whitney Biennial reflects a pre-Trump America, The Art Newspaper, March 16, online
Farago, Jason. The Biennial: A User’s Guide, The New York Times, March 9, pgs C1 & C4, print

2016
Kabat, Jennifer. 2016 Highlights: Jennifer Kabat, frieze.com, December 9, online
Hanson, Sarah P. Biennial-bound artists take a bow in Miami, The Art Newspaper, December 2, print, pg. 1, 4.
Birkenstock, Eva. Best of 2016: Eva Birkenstock, ArtForum, December 1, print, pg. 208.
Loos, Ted. Important Arts Fair Looks for Balance in Miami Beach, The New York Times, December 1, print, pg. S1.
Haidu, Rachel. Ulrike Müller, 4 Columns, October 21, online
Farago, Jason. Ulrike Müller, The New Yorker, October 31, print, pg.18.
Phaidon Editors. Ulrike Müller - Why I Paint, Phaidon, Vitamin P-3 Feature, October 17, online
Lochner, Oona. Ulrike Müller — mumok, Wien, Frieze, February 17, online and print, pgs. 136-138.
Allen, Jennifer and Schiesser, Giaco. The Impermanent Collection, Mousse Magazine, no 52, February 16, print, pg. 90-97.
Thorne, Harry. Current Shows: Condo, Frieze, February 2, online and print, pgs. 136-137.
Stakemeier, Kerstin. Ulrike Müller, Museum of Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna, Artforum, February, print, pg. 228-229.

2015
Hausbichler, Beate. Es geht mir um eine Suche nach Ausdrucksweisen, diestandard.at, November 28, online
Hausbichler, Beate. Wenn Form und Gebrauch streiten, derStandard.at, November 28, online
Joseph, Branden W. Ulrike Müller: The Old Expressions Are With Us Always and There Are Always Others, Artforum, September, online and print
Smith, Roberta. Collecting for Pleasure, Not Status, The New York Times, May 15, 2015. p C29, print
Smith, Roberta. 15 Group Shows Not to Miss, The New York Times, pg. C27, 29-30, January 30, print

2014
Goldstein, Andrew. 10 of the Best Artworks at Frieze London 2014 (Plus One Bonus), Artspace, October 17, online
Donovan, Thom, Herstory Inventory: 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists, BOMB Magazine, Spring, Number 127, pg. 22-23, print
Smith, Roberta. ‘Looking Back’: ‘The Eighth White Columns Annual’, The New York Times, February 14, pg. C30, print
W.V. Reviews in Brief: 6 New York Gallery Shows to See This Month, Modern Painters, February 10, online
Smith, Roberta. Ulrike Müller: ‘WEATHER’, The New York Times, February 7, p. C20, print
Saltz, Jerry. Seeing Out Loud: Jerry Saltz on the Brief, Great Career of Moira Dryer, Vulture, January 30, online
Smith, Roberta. Art in Review: Moira Dryer Project, New York Times, January 16, pg. C36, print

2013
Heinrich, Will. ‘Descartes’ Daughter’ at the Swiss Institute, The New York Observer, October 1, online

2012
O’Neil-Butler, Lauren. Reviews: Ulrike Müller, Brooklyn Museum. Artforum, September
Schwendener, Martha. Collaborative and Solo, With a Certain Feminist Bent. The New York Times, September 7
Cotter, Holland. The Week Ahead: Ulrike Müller, The New York Times, September 2
Stakemeier, Kerstin. Ulrike Müller, Springerin. Hefte für Gegenwartskunst, Issue 3
Fitzpatrick, Corrine. Ulrike Müller on Herstory Inventory at the Kunsthaus Bregenz. Artforum.com, 500 Words, 21. May

2011
Ulrike Müller (picture spread), Texte zur Kunst: Heft 82, June, print. pgs. 182-187
Steinman, Megan. Friends of the Fine Arts. In: Dance/Draw. The Institute of Contemporary Art: Boston, pp 126-127
Cvetkovich, Ann. The Queer Art of the Counterarchive. In: Cruising the Archive: Queer Art and Culture in Los Angeles, 1945-1980. ONE National Gay & Lesbian Archives: Los Angeles, CA, pp 32-35
Grant, Catherine. Fans of Feminism: Re-writing Histories of Second-wave Feminism in Contemporary Art. Oxford Art Journal 34.2
Ammer, Manuela. K8 Hardy & Ulrike Müller, Frieze, January 1, online.

2010
Stöppel, Daniela. Kein Entweder Oder. In: Texte zur Kunst, December, print.
Schurian, Andrea. Kairos Biennale will erobert werden. In: Der Standard, December 17
Arons, Philip E. und Roth, Andrew (Hg.), LTTR. In: Numbers. Serial Publications by Artists Since 1955. PPP Editions/JRP Ringier Kunstverlag: Zürich
Vogel, Wendy. Where Does the Caged Bird Sing? On Louise Lawler’s Bird Calls and its Critical Afterlives. In: Core Yearbook 2009-2010, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Baldon, Diana. Cultivated Schmäh, Performances of Culture. In: FlashArt, July-September
Judson, Ben. IAIR 10.1. In: Art Lies. A Contemporary Art Quarterly, Nr 66, Sommer

2009
Hallensleben, Markus. Importing Valie Export: Corporeal Topographies in Contemporary Austrian Body Art. In: Modern Austrian Literature Vol.43, No.3

2008
Schröder, Barbara. LTTR. In: FKW // Zeitschrift für Geschlechterforschung und visuelle Kultur, Heft 45, June, print, pgs. 41-44
Hochdörfer, Achim. Curiosity Drawings. In: springerin, Band XIV Heft 3, Sommer 2008, Vienna
Slanar, Claudia. Lillian & Alice. In: Matrix, exh. catalog, MUSA, Vienna
Tattersall, Lanka. One or Two Things I Know About Her, exh. brochure, CCVA, Harvard University

2007
Cotter, Holland. Sex in the City, New York Times, November 24, Art in Review
Molesworth, Helen. World’s Apart. Artforum International, May, pp 101-102
Cotter, Holland. Collective Creation In Philadelphia and Beyond, New York Times, March 21, p E5

2006
Samson, JD and Roysdon, Emily. ANP Quarterly, Issue 5, Fall
Bryan Wilson, Julia. Repetition and Difference. Artforum International, Summer

2004
Cotter, Holland. Explosion LTTR. New York Times, August 06, p E35

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

The Museum of Modern Art, NY
mumok - Museum Moderner Kunst, Stiftung Ludwig Vienna, Austria
Kunstforum Wien, Vienna, Austria
Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY

 

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