1969           born in Dresden

1990-96      studied painting at Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Munich    

2005           Infinity Award for Art, The International Center of Photography, New York  

Solo Exhibitions  

2010           Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan

2009           Kulturhuset, Stockholm

2008           MARCO, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo Monterrey, Mexico 

2007           Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne

2006           Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City  

2006           Manezh Central Exhibition Hall, Moscow

2006           Hague Museum of Photography, The Hague 

2004           Torch Gallery, Amsterdam  

2004           Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City  

Selected Group Exhibitions  


"Portrayal / Betrayal", The Santa Barbara Museum of Art, CA

“The 35th Anniversary: The Allure of the Collection”, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan      

"Shared Vision: The Sondra Gilman and Celso Gonzalez-Falla Collection of Photography", The Aperture Gallery, New York


“What’s in a face”, Art Gallery New South Wales, Sydney

“Out of here - The Collectors Show”, Vanabbe Museum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands      

"The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography" The Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christie, TX

"From Our Collection: Portraits" The Glenbow Museum, Calgary, Canada

"The Art of Caring: A Look at Life Through Photography" Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, FLA

"Mannerism & Modernism: The Kasper Collection of Drawings an Photographs" The Morgan Library and Museum, New York, NY

"Identity, Photographs in the Grazyna Kulczyk Collection" Art Stations Foundation, Poznan, Poland

"Von Engeln und Bengeln, 400 Jahre Kinder im Portrait" Kunsthalle Krems, Austria


"Danica Dakic, Loretta Lux, Anu Pennanen" Vantaa Art Museum, Vantaa, Finland

"Masterpieces from the National Museum of Art, Osaka" The Miyagi Museum, Sendai, Japan

"Present Tense: An Imagined Grammar of Portraiture in the Digital Age" The National Portrait Gallery, Canberra, Australia


"Collection" The National Museum of Art, Osaka


"Collecting Collections" Highlights from the Permanent Collection of The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles


Family pictures” Contemporary Photography and Video from the Guggenheim Collection, Guggenheim Museum, New York  

“All the More Real: Portrayals of Intimacy and Empathy”, Parrish Art Museum, Southampton, NY

“Perceptiones. Itinerario Selectivo”, Fondos de Fotografia de la Coleccion Permanente, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid

 “Pretty Baby", Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, TX  

“Global Feminisms” Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York


“In Sight: Recent Additions to the Permanent Collection", Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago

“Infinite Painting", Villa Manin, Centro D'Arte Contemporanea, Italy

Zwischen Wirklichkeit und Bild”, Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa, Japan  

Zwischen Wirklichkeit und Bild”,  The National Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto, Japan  


Mixed-Up Childhood" Auckland Art Gallery, New Zealand

Zwischen Wirklichkeit und Bild”,  The NationalMuseum of Modern Art, Tokyo, Japan  

Simulacrum: Portraiture in the New Millenium”, Society for Contemporary Photography, Kansas City 

Family pictures” Contemporary Photography and Video from the Guggenheim Collection, Galleria Gottardo, Lugano, Switzerland

Contenance - Fassung Bewahren”, Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart 

Through the Looking Glass: Childhood in Contemporary Photography”, Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork, Ireland 

the childrens hour”, Museum of New Art (mona), Pontiac, MI 

Boost in the Shell”, De Bond, Brugge, Belgium  

Focus on: New Photography”, Norton Museum of Art, Palm Beach, Florida 

Contiene Glutamato”, Galeria OMR, Mexico City  


Changeling”, ACP Australian Centre for Photography Sydney 

About Face: Photographic Portraits From the Collection”, The Art Institute of Chicago

About Face”, Hayward Gallery, London

"Making Faces", Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne, Switzerland

“The Picture of Innocence”, Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, Tennessee

"La Collection Ordonez Falcon", Le Botanique, Brussels


“By The Sea”, Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City

“Ninos”, Centro de Arte de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spain