b. Berlin, Germany 1938


Studied at Institut für Bildjournalismus 1959-1961 in Munich

Selected Solo Exhibitions


Austromancy, Gallery Luisotti, Los Angeles
2021 Vanished Landscapes, Aedes Architekturforum, Berlin
The Division of the World on Archives, Empires and the Vanity of Borders, Instituto Cervantes, Munich
2020 The division of the world. Evidence of colonial history Explorations at the Archivo General de Indias in Seville, ANCB, Berlin
2019 Zone Grise / The Land in Between, MEP, Paris
2018 No Man’s Land, The British Museum, London
Curtains at St. Mark's Square / An oriental tent on the sea, Raketenstation Hombroich
The Land In-Between: Photographs from 1980 to 2012, Stadel Museum, Frankfurt
2017 Bricks and Mortals, Gallery Luisotti, Los Angeles
Auf dem Weg nach KRONSTADT, Gallery Elke Dröscher – Kunstraum Falkenstein, Hamburg
Bricks and Mortals, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
2016 Aimia: AGO Photography Prize 2016 ExhibitionArt Gallery of Ontario, Canada
2015 Architekturen im Atombombentestgebiet, Gallery Elke Dröscher, Falkenstein, Hamburg
Palmyra. Necropolis, Raketenstation Hombroich, Neuss, Germany
Tongkonan, Alang und das Haus ohne Rauch, Raketenstation Hombroich, Neuss
2014 My Sister Who Travels, Mosaic Rooms, Qattan Foundation, London
KURCHATOV – Architecture of a Nuclear Test Site, AEDES, Berlin, Germany
Bus Stops, Gallery Luisotti, Santa Monica, CA
Some Works, Museum of Photography, Berlin, Germany
2013 Fotografien, Galerie Sabine Knust, München
Sonnenstand Kirkeby Kapelle, Museum Insel Hombroich, Neuss, Germany
Abans del diluvi. Mesopotàmia 3.500-2.100 aC, Caixa Forum, Madrid, Spain
Steinschiffe, Kunstmuseum, Bochum, Germany
2012 Transformed Visions. Mark Ruwedel and Ursula Schulz-Dornburg, Tate Modern, London
Abans del diluvi. Mesopotàmia 3.500-2.100 aC, CaixaForum, Barcelona, Spain
2011 Niemandslicht, Kunstmuseum, Bochum
From Medina to the Jordanian Border, Pergamonmuseum, Berlin, Germany
2009 Pacing the Horizon, Works by Miroslaw Balka and Ursula Schulz-Dornburg, KUNSTPARTERRE, Munich
Sonnenstand / Wueste, Tristan Hoare Gallery UK, London, United Kingdom
2008 Tongkonan, Alang and the House without smoke, Aedes am Pfefferberg, Berlin
Presencia y Ausencia, Fundación BBK, Bilbao
Photographie, Beck & Eggeling new quarters, Düsseldorf
2007 Fotografien, Kunstverein, Krefeld
2006 PAGAN Zeit aus Stein, Gallery Sabine Knust, Munich
Wüste am 45. Längengrad, Kunst-Station St. Peter Cologne
Architekturen des Wartens, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2005 Architekturen des Wartens, Galerie Elke Dröscher, Hamburg
2004 Architekturen des Wartens, Gallery AEDES West, Berlin
Across the territories, Centro Fotogràfico Alvares Bravo, Oaxaca, Mexiko Ayuntamiento de Pamplona
2002 Across the territories, IVAM, Institut Valencia d´Art Modern, Valencia
Der 45. Längengrad, Gallery Sabine Knust, Munich
2001 Transitsites, Neuhoff Gallery, New York Gallery Wittrock, Düsseldorf
2000 Borderscapes, Gallery Wittrock, Düsseldorf
1997 Sonnenstand, Art Institute, Chicago
1996 Sonnenstand, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington DC
1976 Palace Pier, Brighton with Katharina Sattler, Kaiser-Wilhelm-Museum, Krefeld
1975 Curtains on Piazza San Marco in Venice with Katharina Sattler, Gallery Heiner Friedrich, Munich, Gallery Wittrock, Düsseldorf

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017 Window to Wall: Art from Architecture, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
Canadian Biennial, National Gallery of Canada, Ontario
WAITING. Between Power and Possibility, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Germany
2016 Ensō: Ursula Schulz-Dornburg and Taizo Kuroda, Tristan Hoare Gallery, London
2015 Conflict, Time, Photography, Tate Modern, London
Conflict, Time, Photography, Museum Volkwang, Essen
Conflict, Time, Photography, Staatliche Kunstssammlungen, Dresden
2014 Structure and Clarity, Tate Modern, London
2013 Transformed Visions with Mark Ruwedel, Tate Modern, London
2009 EAST_ for the record (zu Protokoll), Galerie fuer Zeitgenoessische Kunst, Leipzig
2008 Objectivités – La photographie à Düsseldorf, Musée d´Art Moderne, Paris

Public Collections:
Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
Foundation A Stichting, Burssels, Belgium
IVAM – Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia, Spain
J.Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA
Kunstmuseum, Bochum, Germany
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, USA
Minneapolis Institute of Art, USA
Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris – MAM/ARC, Paris, France
Museum für Fotografie, Berlin, Germany
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA
Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany
Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, USA
Stadel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
Tate Modern, London, United Kingdom
The Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, USA
The New York Public Library, USA
The Art Institute of Chicago, USA
The British Museum, London, UK
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK