Anouk Kruithof Biography

Anouk Kruithof is a Dutch artist born in 1981, who settled in Mexico City after living in New York from 2011 to 2015.
Her work has been exhibited internationally at institutions such as : Museum of Modern Art, New York ; The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; MBAL Switzerland; The Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen China; The Center for Photography at Woodstock; Multimedia Art Museum in Moscow, Erarta Museum, St. Petersburg; Culture and Arts Center, Daegu Korea; Capitain-Petzel Gallery, Berlin: KIT (Kunst Im Tunnel) Düsseldorf; Temporare Kunsthalle, Berlin, Autocenter Berlin; ICP, New York; Capricious Gallery, New York, Higher Pictures Gallery, New York, Museum het Domein Sittard, the Netherlands; Boetzelaer|Nispen Amsterdam, FOAM Amsterdam; The Netherlands Photo Museum, Rotterdam; MARCA Museum Catanzaro, Italy; MAMAC (Museum for Modern and Contemporary Art) Liege, Belgium, among others.
In 2017, she will have two personal exhibitions, one at the Centro de la Imagen (Mexico City) and the other at FOAM (Amsterdam), along with her first personal exhibition in France at the Escougnou-Cetraro gallery.
Anouk Kruithof received public prize Volkskrant Beeldende Kunstprijs (2016), the Meijburg Art Commission (2015), the Charlotte Köhler Prize in the Netherlands (2014), the Infinity Award of the International Center for Photography in New York (2012), and the Jury Grand Prize of Festival International de Mode et de Photographie in Hyères (2011).
Her works have found their way to public collections such as: FOAM, Amsterdam; The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Aperture Foundation, New York; and Museum Het Domein Sittard. Kruithof’s artist’s books are part of the public collections of the New York Museum of Modern Art Library, ICP Library, New York Public Library, Pier 24 Library, MBAL Le Locle, Switzerland and the library of The Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
On her publishing platform she presents the 11 artist-books she published so far including Automagic published by Editorial RM and
Kruithof is also co-creator, director and jury member of the new Anamorphosis Prize, which will award $10,000, no strings attached, to the creator of the best self-published photo-book from the previous year. The prize was launched for the first time in spring 2015.

Anouk Kruithof


Collage, publishing, installation, performance, photography, sculpture

Dutch artist born in Dordrecht, Netherlands. 

Mexico, New-York