Klaus Lutz

 

Born 1940 St. Gallen, Switzerland. Died 2009 New York, USA

The Estate of Klaus Lutz is represented through the Verein für die Erhaltung des Werks von Klaus Lutz.

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EXILE solo exhibitions

Arabia (2015)

Education/Background

1960 – 1962 Studies in architecture, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich
1963 – 1972 Primary school teacher
1972 – 1978 Creates books in dry-point based on Robert Walser’s prose pieces
1987 Begins filmmaking
1993 Moves to New York, USA

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2014
The Kitchen, NY

2013
Rotwand, Zurich, Switzerland

2012
Im Universum, curated by Dorothea Strauss, Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Switzerland (cat.)

2005
Vulcan Project, Galerie Staubkohler, Zurich

2004
Talking Star, installation with film, Arco Madrid, Spain (with Galerie Müllerdechiara)

2003
The Caveman, Galerie Müllerdechiara, Berlin

2001
Wanderlust, De Chiara/Stewart, New York

1999
Acrobatics, curated by Marie-Louise Lienhard, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland (cat.)

1998
Between Rise and Set, De Chiara/Stewart, New York

1991
Galerie für Druckgraphik Esther Hufschmid, Zürich

1989
Galerie für Druckgraphik Esther Hufschmid, Zürich

1988
Kaltnadel (Kupferdruck), Galerie Stöbli, Herisau, Switzerland

1982
Galleria arte verso, Genova, Italy

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2014
Ohne Achtsamkeit beachte ich alles, Robert Walser und die bildende Kunst, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland

2013
You always return to the water, Rotwand, Zurich
Behaglich ist anderswo. Werke aus der Sammlung, Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil, Switzerland

2012
Springende Lachse. Arbeiten auf Papier aus der Sammlung, Kunst(Zeug)Haus, Rapperswil, Switzerland
Effects & Affects: The Alphabet (Int.), curated by Tobias Madison & Martin Jaeggi, Fumetto (International Comix-Festival Lucerne), Lucerne, Switzerland

2010
Does City/Münster matter? Zum Verhältnis von Bild und Stadt, curated by Marcus Lütkemeyer, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst Münster, Münster, Germany
Palazzo Zu, Salon Précaire, Frauenfeld, Switzerland
Verein für Originalgraphik, Zurich
in Transit, Rotwand, Zurich

2009
Verein für Originalgraphik, Zurich

2008
Verein für Originalgraphik, Zurich

2007
Stay Tuned, Dr. Gudrun Bott, Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln,Germany
Port de Suisse, Basel
Verein für Originalgraphik, Zurich

2006
Ankäufe der Stadt Zürich 2001–2006“, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich
balkantv, Binz39, Zürich
Vom Schweifen der Linien, zeitgenössische Zeichnungspositionen, curated by Gabrielle Boller, Seedamm Kulturzentrum, Pfäffikon, Switzerland
speed, Galerie Staubkohler, Zurich

2005
Kunstraum Kreuzlingen, Kreuzlingen, Switzerland
Verein für Originalgraphik, Zurich,
Kultur im Bahnhof, curated by Verein für Originalgraphik Zürich and St. Gallen

2004
in my world, Galerie Staub(g*fzk!), Zurich
System: Landscape, curated by Daria Brit Shapiro, Caren Golden Fine Art, New York

2003
Verein für Originalgraphik, Zurich, Switzerland Werk- und Atelierstipendien der Stadt Zürich, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich

2002
Verein für Originalgraphik, Zurich

2001
Going Places, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam (cat.)
All Design – Leben im schwerelosen Raum, Museum of Design, Zurich (cat.)

2000
Transporter, curated by Naomi Urabe and Laurie de Chiara, AARA, Bangkok

1999
Nabelschau, Kulturverein Riesa Efau, Dresden, Germany
Three Suitcases, Art & Idea, Mexico City

1998
Das eigentümliche Glück der Bleistiftmethode: ‘Mikrogramme’ von Robert Walser und Partiturentwürfe von Heinz Holliger, Museum Neuhaus, Biel, Switzerland

1996
In Transit 2, Swiss Institute, New York

1994
Margarete Roeder Gallery, New York

1989
Graphische Objekte, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich, Zurich
Unikat und Edition, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

1987
Appenzeller Kunst heute, Herisau, Switzerland (cat.)

1981
Schreibkunst, Museum of Design, Zurich, Switzerland (cat.)

1975
Biennale Suisse de l’image multiplié, Musée Rath, Geneva (cat.)

1973
Kunstszene Zürich, Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

 

Films in 16mm

2009  Viva Achille, b/w, (unfinished)

2008  Titan, 13,5 min (18 ips), b/w

2004  Vulcan, 24, 5min (18 ips), color

2003  Cut and Run, 12,5 min (18 ips), color

2002  Caveman Lecture, 12 min (18 ips), b/w

2001  Wanderlust, 8,5 min (18 ips), color

1999  The Beauty of My Island, 6,5 min (18 ips), color

1998  Meteor Lecture, 22,5 min (18 ips), b/w

1997  Between the Blocks, 11 min (24 ips), color

1996  Acrobatics, 21,5 min (18 ips), color

1993  White Powder, 29 min (24 ips), color
Field of Powder 2, 22,5 min (18 ips), color
Field of Powder 1, 22 min (18 ips), color

1992  Al Fresco, 10,5 min (18 ips), color

1991  Arabia 2, 22,5 min (18 ips), color

1991  Arabia 1, 28 min (18 ips), color

1990  Hipparcos, 16,5 min (24 ips), color, sound
Helvetia und Wilhelm Tell, 3 min (24 ips), color

1989  Mach, 14,5 min (18 ips), color
Mehlmann, 6 min (24 ips), color

1988  Beschreibung von Subtopia Teil II, 13 min (24 ips), color
Beschreibung von Subtopia Teil I, 5,5 min (24 ips), color

1987  Graph, 8 min (24 ips), color

 

Selected Film Screenings, Performances, Installations and Projects

2014
Whitebox Art Center, New York

2013
Apollo Special – Aus dem All, Kino Projekt, Kino Apollo, Zurich

2012
Videoex 2012, Internationales Experimentalfilm & Video Festival Zurich

2011
Titan, Anthology Film Archives, New York

2010
Acrobatics, Titan, Stadtkino Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Acrobatics, Titan, Videoex 2010, Internationales Experimentalfilm & Video Festival Zürich 2009 Titan, Wavelenghts, curated by Andréa Picard, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada

2007
Cut and Run, Schloss Ringenberg, Hamminkeln, Germany
12 silent films by Klaus Lutz 1988 – 2004”, film screenings, Serge Ziegler at Elga Wimmer PCC, New York
Leporello presentation, Kunstmuseum Basel, Library, Basel, Switzerland
Art in General, performance, New York

2005
Vulcan Project, performance, Art Weekend, Hotel Castell, Zuoz, Switzerland
Vulcan Project, performance, Kunstraum Kreuzlingen, Switzerland

2003
Caveman, performance, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

2002
Caveman, performance with film, curated by Hannes Schüpbach, Votivkino, Vienna

2001
Meteor Lecture, performance, Smart Project Space, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

1999
Meteor Lecture, Acrobatics, Field of Powder, Between the Blocks, performances, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland
Meteor Lecture, Kulturverein Riesa Efau, Dresden, Germany

1998
Between Rise and Set, performance, De Chiara/Stewart, New York, USA

1996
Acrobatics, performance, Swiss Institute, New York, USA

1994
Field of Powder, performance, Swiss Institute, New York, USA

1993
Al Fresco, Swiss Television DRS, Switzerland
Al Fresco, 2A Bar, New York, USA

1992
Al Fresco, Xenix Cinema, Zürich, Switzerland
Arabia, Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich, Switzerland

1991
Arabia, Shedhalle, Zurich, Switzerland

1990
Mach, Swiss Television DRS, Switzerland
Hipparcos, Viper 90, Lucerne, Switzerland

1989
Mach with Koch, Burri, Schütz&Doran (jazz quartet), Viper 89, Lucerne, Switzerland

 

Public Collections

City of Zurich
Canton of Zurich
Kunsthaus Zurich
Kunst(Zeug)Haus
Rapperswil Museum
Haus Konstruktiv Zurich
Ricola Collection