Monika Baer, Installation view, Am Rhein, curated by Valérie Knoll, Kunsthalle Bern, 2021. Photo: Gunnar Meier.
Monika Baer lives and works in Berlin. She was the winner of Berlin's Hannah Höch Prize for lifetime achievement in 2019. Recent solo exhibitions include Kunsthalle Bern (2021); Greene Naftali, New York (2021); Neuer Berliner Kunstverein (2020); Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany (2019); Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany, which traveled to Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover, Germany (both 2016); Greene Naftali, New York (2015); and Art Institute of Chicago (2013), which traveled to Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts (2014). Her work has been featured in recent group exhibitions at the Kunstmuseum Basel (2022); Fondazione Prada, Milan (2021); Museum Brandhorst, Munich (2019); The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2019); mumok, Vienna (2018); WIELS, Brussels (2017); and Museum Ludwig, Cologne (2013); among others.
Her work is in the collections of the The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Museum Brandhorst, Munich; Kunstmuseum Bonn, Germany; University of Chicago Booth School of Business, Chicago; and Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, Massachusetts, among others.