Sarah Ortmeyer, ‘PING PONG CHOU CHOU’, 2012, Dvir Gallery

About Sarah Ortmeyer

Ortmeyer's work is based on her research on the history of style and delves into associations between culture and history. Frieze magazine describes her work as, "attempt[ing] to express a sense of living history, by appropriating museum pieces, photographs, concepts, anecdotes, slogans or poses." She earned an MA from Offenbach University of Art and Design and studied under Wolfgang Tilmans and Simon Starling at the Städelschule in Frankfurt am Main until 2008. Sarah Ortmeyer lives and works in Vienna, Austria. Her work is in collections of Stedelijk Museum voor Aktuele Kunst, SMAK, Gent, Stiftung des Vereins der Freunde der Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, FRAC Nord-Pas de Calais. Recent solo shows include BALLS, Hinter Haus des Meeres, Vienna, 2014; KISH KUSH, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, 2014; GRANDMASTER, Haus Wittgenstein, Vienna, 2013; MACHO AMORE, Federico Vavassori, Milan, 2013; SAD EIS, Meessen de Clercq, Brussels, 2012; SCHAAK SHOW SMAK, Museum for Contemporary Art, Gent, 2012; NAVY ROYAL GAK, Gesellschaft für aktuelle Kunst, Bremen, 2010; and INTERNATIONALISMUS, Kunstverein, Heilbronn, 2010. Recent group shows include The St. Petersburg Paradox, Swiss Institute, New York City, 2014; Champs Elysees, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, 2013; New Internationals, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, 2011; and Kant Elegant Kalifornia, MAK Center, Los Angeles, 2011.

b. 1980, Frankfurt, Germany