Born in Germany. Lives and works in New York.
   
Education  
1993-95 MFA, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY, USA.
1985-91 Akademie der Bildenden Künste München, Munich, Germany.
   
Solo Exhibition (*indicates exhbition catalogue)  
   
2016 Paestum, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy, September – October.
Vera Lutter, Galerie Xippas, Geneva, Switzerland, May – July.
Inverted Worlds, New Orleans Museum of Art, New Orleans, LA , April – July.
2015-2016 Inverted Worlds, The Museum of Fine Art Houston, TX.
2015 Vera Lutter, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY.
2014 Vera Lutter: Venice, Weinstein Gallery, Minneapolis, MN.
  Vera Lutter, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany.
2013 Vera Lutter, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France.
2012 Vera Lutter, Carré d'Art – Musée d'art contemporain, Nîmes, France.*
2011 Vera Lutter, Alfonso Artiaco, Naples, Italy.
  Vera Lutter, Galerie Max Hetzler, Eifel, Germany.
  Egypt, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK.*
  a ghost still is like a place, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO.*
2009 Vera Lutter, Galerie Xippas, Paris, France.
  Vera Lutter, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA.
  Samar Hussein, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York, NY.
2008 Vera Lutter, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany.
  Vera Lutter, Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO.
2007 Vera Lutter, Galleria Nicolo Cardi, Milan, Italy.
  Vera Lutter, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY.*
2005 Vera Lutter, Galerie Xippas, Athens, Greece. (Through 2006)
  Vera Lutter, Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX. (Through 2006)
  Vera Lutter: Nabisco Factory, Beacon, Dia:Beacon, Beacon, NY.
2004 Vera Lutter: Battersea, Gagosian Gallery, London, (Heddon Street), UK.*
  Vera Lutter, Galerie Max Hetzler, Zimmerstraße 90/91, Berlin, Germany.
  Vera Lutter, Galerie Max Hetzler, Galerie Max Hetzler, Holzmarktstraße 15-18, Berlin, Germany.
  Inside In, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria.*
2003 Vera Lutter, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY.
2002 Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL.
  Vera Lutter, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany.
2001 Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland, (with Hanspeter Hofmann)*
2000 Vera Lutter, Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco, CA. Barbara Flynn Gallery, Sydney, Australia.
1999 Time Traced: Vera Lutter and Rodney Graham, Dia Center for the Arts, New York City. (Through 2000)
  Roth Horowitz, New York, NY.
1998 Wooster Gardens, New York, NY. td>
1996 On New York, Wooster Gardens, New York, NY.
1995 Vera Lutter: Sight and Sense, Hypo Bank, New York, NY.*
   
Group Exhibitions
   
2015 Industry, Now Contemporary Photographs From the Mast Collection, Group Show, MAST Foundation, Bologna, Italy.
  Framing Desire: Photography and Video, The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX.
  The Memory of Time: Contemporary Photographs from the National Gallery of Art, Acquired with the Alfred H. Moses and Fern M. Schad Fund, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
2014 SPOT ON, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany.
  Convergences: Selected Photographs from the Permanent Collection, Getty Center, Los Angeles, California.
  Now You See It: Photography and Concealment, The Metropolitan Museum of Fine Art, New York, NY.
2013 40 Years Galerie Max Hetzler, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany.
  Flowers & Mushrooms, Museum der Moderne, Mönchsberg, Salzburg, Austria.
  Legacy: Photographs from the Emily Fisher Landau Collection, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT.
  The Distaff Side, The Granary, Sharon, CT.
  Light Sensitive: Photographic Works from North Carolina Collections, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC.
  Big Pictures, Amon Carter Museum of American Art, Fort Worth, TX.
2012 Skyscraper: Art and Architecture Against Gravity, Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, Chicago, IL.*
  Myths and Realities, School of Visual Arts, New York, NY.*
2011 Accrochage, Carolina Nitsch Project Room, New York, NY.
  Measuring the World: Heterotopias and Knowledge Spaces in Art, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria.*
2010 Mixed-Use Manhattan: Photography and Related Practices 1970s to the Present, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain.*
2009 elles, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.*
2008 Images from Venice, Fondation Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland. (Through 2009)*
2006 In Sight: Recent Additions to the Permanent Collection, Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, IL.
  Out of the Camera: Analoge Fotografie Im Digitalen Zeitalter, Bielefelder Kunstverein, Bielefeld, Germany.
2002 Life of the City, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
  Exchange and Transform, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany.
  2002 Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.*
2001 What's New: Recent Acquisitions in Photography, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.
1999 Big Picture: Large Format Photography, Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT.
  Low Tech, The Light Factory, Charlotte, NC.
   
Special Projects
   
2009 Nowhere Near, 601Artspace, New York, NY. Exhibition curated by the artist. (Novemer 17, 2009-March 9, 2010)
2008 Ariadne Unhinged, Gotham Chamber Opera, New York, NY. Set design by the artist, choreographed by, Karole Armitage.
1997 Unmarked Helicopter (with Marvin Heiferman and Carole Kismaric of LookOut), book project for The Art of the X-Files, ed. Chris Carter (New York: Harper Prism, 1998).
   
Awards
   
2002 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant.
2001 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship.
1993 Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) Grant.
   
Public Collections
   
The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.
Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA.
Brooklyn Museum, New York, NY.
The Davis, Wellesley, MA.
Dia Art Foundation, New York, NY.
The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX.
The J. Paul Getty Museum, CA.
Harvard Art Museums, Fogg Museum.
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel.
Kunsthaus, Zurich, Switzerland.
Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, Germany.
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY.
Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL.
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY.
The National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
Neue Galerie, New York, NY.
New York Public Library, New York, NY.
North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC.
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA.
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY.