Jan Mot

Andrea Büttner

Born 1972, Stuttgart (DE)
Lives and works in Berlin
Professor of Fine Art at the Kunsthochschule Kassel (DE)


The Evens Arts Prize 2021, Special Mention

shortlisted for the Turner Prize 2017

Solo exhibitions

No Fear, No Shame, No Confusion, K21, Düsseldorf (DE)
Andrea Büttner, Galerie Tschudi, Zurich
Andrea Büttner. The Heart of Relations, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel (CH)

Painted Ceiling and Floor, Jan Mot, Brussels
Shepherds and Kings, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein at the Johanniterkirche, Feldkirch (AT)
Asparagus Harvest, Jan Mot, Brussels

Triebe (with Callum Innes), Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz (CH)
Grids, Vases, and Plant Beds, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)
Andrea Büttner, Contemporary Art Society’s temporary exhibition space, 16 Mount Street, London

Allan Kaprow at Jupiter Artland, Jupiter Artland, Edinburgh (UK)
Karmel Dachau, Jan Mot, Brussels

What is so terrible about craft?, Kunstverein München (DE)
The Heart of Relations, Hollybush Gardens, London
Steine, Moose und Zelte, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz (CH)
Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich (DE)

Shepherds and Kings, Bergen Kunstall, Bergen (NO)
Jan Mot, Brussels, Belgium (duo with Manon de Boer)
Hollybush Gardens, London

Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz (CH)
Hammer Projects: Andrea Büttner, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (USA)
Andrea Büttner «Gesamtzusammenhang» (with David Raymond Conroy and Friedensbibliothek/Antikriegsmuseum Berlin), Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen (CH)

Musée régional d'art contemporain Languedoc Roussillon Midi Pyrénées, Sérignan (FR)
David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)
Looking at...: Andrea Büttner, Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (DE)
Beggars and iPhones, Kunsthalle Wien (AU)

Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (USA) 
Moos/Moss, Kestle Barton, Helford (UK)

Andrea Büttner, Hollybush Gardens, London
Andrea Büttner. 2, Museum Ludwig, Cologne (DE)
Spotlight: Andrea Büttner, Tate Britain, London
Piano Destructions, Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff (CA)
Andrea Büttner: Hidden Marriage, National Museum Cardiff, Wales
Douglas Hyde Gallery, Dublin (IR) 

Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich (DE)
Andrea Büttner – Little Sisters: Lunapark Ostia, Tramway, Glasgow (UK)
MK Gallery, Milton Keynes (UK)
MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (DE) 

International Project Space, Birmingham (UK)
Moos/Moss, Hollybush Gardens, London

The Poverty of Riches, Whitechapel Gallery, London
Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia (IT) 
Three New Works, Artpace, San Antonio (USA)
Our Colours are the Colours of the Marketplace, Art Statements, Art Basel (with Hollybush Gardens, London), Basel (CH)

Croy Nielsen, Berlin (DE)

Nought to Sixty – Andrea Büttner, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
It’s so wonderful to be a woman and an artist in the 21st century, Crystal Palace, Stockholm
Hollybush Gardens, London

On the spot #1 – Andrea Büttner, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe (DE)

Selected group exhibitions

THE PHANTOM OF LIBERTY, Anozero – Bienal de Coimbra, Coimbra (PT) (upcoming)
Nos géantes, Centre de la Gravure et de l'Image Imprimée, La Louvière (BE)

IMMANUEL KANT: Unresolved Issues, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn (DL)
The Irreplaceable Human, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk (DK)
In the Garden: Pieces from the Isabel and Agustin Coppel Collection, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Monterrey (MX)
Humans and Demons, steirischer herbst festival, Graz (AT)
Why I Collect, Blank Canvas, George Town
An excessive ellipse, a sort of distribution, Hollybush Gardens, London
Fruits of Labour, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle (BE)
Constellations, Mrac Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sérignan (FR)
Saint Francis of Assisi, The National Gallery, London
New Things, Grundy Art Gallery, Blackpool (UK)
Aimless. Confronting Imago Mundi, Es Baluard Museu d'Art Contemporani de Palma, Palma (ES)
Le Retour, Mrac Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sérignan (FR)

Anidar en el gesto: unas estanterías de Alberto, Fundación Cerezales Antonino y Cinia, Cerezales del Condado (ES)
Acid Lab, Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel (CH)
The Hanging Gardens of Oberlandstrasse, Kulturstiftung des Bundes, Halle an der Saale (DE)
Reading a Wave, Palomar, Pognana Lario (IT)
Line Up, Galerie Tschudi, Zurich (CH)
YOYI! Care, Repair, Heal, Gropius Bau, Berlin
The Remains of 100 days..., Lenbachhaus, Munich (DE)
FLUXUS SEX TIES / Hier spielt die Musik
, Nassauischer Kunstverein Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden (DE)
Radical landscapes, Tate Liverpool (UK)
Blindsight, Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Deurle (BE)
Nouvelle exposition des collections, Mrac Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sérignan (FR)

Bodies in Space, MIRROR, Plymouth (UK)
Communicating vessels. Collection 1881-2021 - Exodus and Communal Life
, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid (permanent collection)
Donation Outset (The KW Production Series)
, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach (DE) (permanent collection)
The Botanical Revolution
, Centraal Museum, Utrecht (NL)
FOOD FIELD ASSEMBLIES - Part I: Bite the hand that feeds you
, Dietikon Projektraum, Dietikon (CH)
The Displacement Effect
, Capitain Petzel, Berlin (DE)
, Fondation Boros and Berghain, Berlin (DE)
, Emergent, Veurne (BE)
The Botanical Revolution
, Centraal Museum, Utrecht (NL)
The Roaring Twenties
, Guggenheim, Bilbao (ES)
John Dewey, Who?, New Presentation of the Collection of Contemporary Art
, Museum Ludwig, Cologne (DE) 

The Botanical Mind, Camden Art Centre, London
Am Ende diese Arbeit, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig (DE)
Amish Quilts Meet Modern Art, Staatliches Textil- und Industriemuseum Augsburg (DE)
Parliament of Plants, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Smoke and Mirrors, Kunsthaus Zürich (CH)

Tell me about yesterday tomorrow, NS-Dokumentationszen-trums München, Munich (DE)
On Vulnerability and Doubt, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne (AU)
KölnSkulptur #9, Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne (DE) 
Drawing Biennial 2019, Drawing Room, London 

Chance Encounters IV, Loewe Projects at Loewe Foundation, curated by Andrew Bonacina, Miami (USA)
REFLECTION about – about REFLECTION, Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz (CH)
TOUCH (AT), nGbK, Berlin (DE)
New Materialism, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm
Cloudbusters: Intensity vs. Intention, 17th Tallinn Print Triennial, EKKM; Contemporary Art Museum of Estonia, Tallinn
Affective Affinities, 33rd Bienal de São Paulo, curated by Gabriel Pérez-Barreiro, various venues, São Paulo (BR)
Don Quixote, Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin  
Stories of Almost Everyone, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (USA)
Fillette, curated by Mai-Thu Perret and Fabrice Stroun, Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich (CH)

Turner Prize exhibition, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull (UK) 
La Vie simple – Simplement la vie, Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles, Arles (FR)
Indexmaker, Le 19 Centre Régional d’Art Contemporain, Montbéliard (FR)
KölnSkulptur #9, Stiftung Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne Resonanzen. 40 Jahre Kunststiftung Baden-Württemberg, Kunststiftung Baden Württemberg, Stuttgart (DE)
Please fasten your seat belt as we are experiencing some turbulence, Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai (CN)
An Inventory of Shimmers: Objects of Intimacy in Contemporary Art, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge (USA)
WAGSTAFF’S, MOSTYN, Llandadno, Wales (UK)
Four Saints in Three Acts, Depaul Art Museum, Chicago (USA)

Broken White, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven (NL)
Fellbach Triennial of Small-scale Sculpture: Food - Ecologies of the Everyday, Fellbach (DE)
Life of Forms, Mary Boone Gallery, New York (USA)
British Art Show 8, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)
The Practice of Theories, Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge (UK)

A Prosu(u)mer Reader, Contemporary Art Museum Estonia, Tallinn
The Problem of God, K21, Düsseldorf (DE)
Ljubljana 31st Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
Andrea Büttner, Brit Meyer, Piper Keys, London
Adventures of the Black Square: Abstract Art and Society 1915 – 2015, Whitechapel Gallery, London, UK

Boom She Boom. Works from the MMK Collection, MMK 2, Frankfurt (DE) 
Glass Puzzle: Uri Aran, Andrea Büttner, Joan Jonas, Yorgos Sapountzis, and Mary Simpson, Simone Subal Gallery, New York (USA)
Before Normal: Concept after Concept, Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde (DK)
The Story Behind, Nogueras Blanchard, Barcelona (ES)
Proof It!, Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg (DE)
New Habits, Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht (NL)
You Don’t Need a Weatherman to Know Which Way the Wind Blows, Hollybush Gardens, London

No fear, No shame, No confusion, Triangle France, Marseille (FR)
Die Form ist uns Geheimnis, Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn (DE)
Several Species of Small Furry Animals Gathered Together in a Cave and Grooving with a Pict, VeneKalsen/Werner, Berlin (DE)
Etwas Eigenes, Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich (DE)
Vergüenza (Shame), La Casa Encendida, Madrid (ES)
Andrea Büttner / Joëlle de la Casinière / Gareth Moore, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver (CA)
The Assistants, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles (USA)

Documenta 13, Kassel (DE), Kabul
Soundworks, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London
Brannon, Büttner, Kierulf, Kierulf, Kilpper, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen (NO)
Reversibility, curated by Pierre Bal-Blanc, Peep-Hole, Milan (IT)

When is a Human Being a Woman?, Hollybush Gardens, London
Independent Curators International presents FAX and Project 35, South London Gallery, London
Heimatkunde: 30 Künstler blicken auf Deutschland, Jewish Museum Berlin, Berlin
If It’s Part Broke, Half Fix It, Contemporary Art Centre, Vilnius
Qui admirez-vous?, La Box, Bourges (FR)

An Affirmative Attitude, Hollybush Gardens, London
There is always a cup of sea to sail in, 29th São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo (BR)
Unto this Last, Raven Row, London
Les compétences invisibles 1/3, Maison Populaire, Centre d’art Mira Phalaina, Montreuil (FR)

The young people visiting our ruins see nothing but a style (curated by FormContent, London), GAM Galleria Civica D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin (IT)
East International (selected by Art & Language and Raster), Norwich (UK)

No one needs the needy, Galerie Sandra Buergel, Berlin
Reversibility, The Fair Gallery (a project by Hollybush Gardens, GB Agency, Jan Mot, Raster; curated by Pierre Bal-Blanc, CAC Bretigny), Frieze Art Fair, London
Soft Shields of Pleasure, Den Frie Udstillingsbygning, Copenhagen
Raster: L'artista della rinuncia 2: Transfert, Instituto Polacco di Roma, Rome
Artist in Resignation, Raster, Warsaw

Overtake – The Reinterpretation of Modern Art, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork (IR)
Pensée sauvage – On Freedom, Frankfurter Kunstverein (DE), Ursula BlickleStiftung, Kraichtal (DE)
Species of Spaces and Other Pieces, Hollybush Gardens, London
Evangelisch Katholisch VII Finale, Montgomery, Berlin

Anxiety of Influence, New Wight Biennial, UCLA, Los Angeles (USA)
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, Coach Shed, Liverpool, UK; Club Row, London, UK
Happy Believers, 7, Werkleitz Biennale, Halle (DE) 

Arbeiten auf Papier, Villa Grisebach Gallery, Berlin
Research in Progress, Cafe Gallery Projects, London

In erster Linie – 21 Künstlerinnen und das Medium Zeichnung, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel (DE)

Grants and Awards

Shortlisted for the Turner Prize, Hull, UK
Fellowship with foundation of Murano glassblowers, Venice, Italy

1822-Kunstpreis, Frankfurt am Main (DE)

Artpace, San Antonio (USA)

Max Mara Art Prize for Women in collaboration with the Whitechapel Gallery, London
American Academy, Rome

Maria Sibylla Merian-Preis, Ministerium für Wissenschaft und Kunst, Hessen (DE)

British Institution Award, London


PhD, Royal College of Art, London

Magister, Art History and Philosophy, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin

Meisterschülerin, Berlin University of the Arts, Berlin 

Public Collections

Centre national des arts plastiques (FR)
Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia (IT)
Deutsche Bundesbank Art Collection, Frankfurt (DE)
Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig (DE)
Hamburger Kunsthalle (DE)
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (USA)
Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf (DE)
Kunsthaus Zürich (CH)
Kunstmuseum Bonn (DE)
Lenbachhaus, Munich (DE)
Monsoon Art Collection, London
MMK Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (DE)
Musée regional d’art contemporain Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée, Sérignan (FR)
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid (ES)
Museum Ludwig, Cologne (DE)
Museumslandschaft Hessen Kassel, Kassel (DE)
National Museum Cardiff, Wales (UK)
Reina Sofia, Madrid (ES)
Rubell Family Collection, Miami (USA)
Sammlung Zeitgenössicher Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn (DE)
Staatsgalerie Stuttgart (DE)
Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg (DE)
Tate, London
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York (USA)
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (USA)
Walter Phillips Gallery, The Banff Centre, Banff (CA)