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Concrete, metal, styrofoam, coal
48 x 48 x 55 cm
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About the artist
Judith Hopf was born in 1969 in Karlsruhe, Germany, and lives and works in Berlin. She is Professor and Vice-Rector of Fine Arts at the influential Städelschule art academy in Frankfurt. Coming to prominence among a generation of artists working in Berlin in the 1990s, she famously arranged a series of salons with fellow artists and other creative producers at b_books, a well-known bookstore in the Kreuzberg district of the city. Her exhibition OUT is on view at the National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, from May 10 to December 30, 2018. She has had additional one-person shows at KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin; the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles; Museion, Bolzano, Italy; Neue Galerie, Kassel; Maumaus, Lisbon; PRAXES Center for Contemporary Art, Berlin; Malmö Konsthal, Sweden; Studio Voltaire, London; and Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe. She has also participated in Documenta XIII, La Biennale de Montréal, and the Liverpool Biennial.
Recent exhibitions include Judith Hopf and Jonathan Penca, Condo, London (2020); Alifi, Metro Pictures, New York (2019); Stepping Stairs, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin (2018); OUT, National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen (2018); Great Hall Exhibitions, Institute of Fine Arts at NYU, New York (2017); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles(2017); UP, Deborah Schamoni, Munich (2017).
Studio Voltaire has been supporting artists for over twenty years, through our renowned programme of exhibitions, performances, events and education projects as well as providing affordable studios.
We have gained a reputation for championing both emerging and underrepresented artistic practices, often at key stage in the artist’s career. These have included Marvin Gaye Chetwynd, Phyllida Barlow, Ruth Ewan, Elizabeth Price, Jo Spence, Joanne Tatham & Tom O’Sullivan, Richard Slee and Cathy Wilkes.
The gallery also provides an important UK platform for international artists, often providing them their first-ever presentation in the UK. These have included Nairy Baghramian, Thea Djordjadze, Nicole Eisenman, Judith Hopf, Paulina Olowska and Henrik Olesen.