Monika Baer lives and works in Los Angeles and Berlin. An upcoming solo exhibition will open at the Kunsthalle Bern this fall. She was the winner of Berlin’s Hannah Höch Prize for lifetime achievement in 2019; an associated exhibition was held at the Neuer Berliner Kunstverein in 2020. Recent solo exhibitions include Greene Naftali, New York (2021); 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 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.
Biography courtesy of Greene Naftali