Philipp Lachenmann: DELPHI Rationale


Justine Otto

Art Award 2005 Nominee

In her work, Justine Otto deals with the emotional worlds of children and adolescents. Characterized by bright colors, her paintings make the turmoil and turbulence of their feelings very immediate to the viewer. She thus provides an almost shamelessly intimate insight into the experiental world of children and adolescents. Her inscrutable depictions are posited against a behavior geared towards superficial representation, which is increasingly prevalent in today's information society.

  • born in 1974 in Zabrze/Poland
  • 1996–2003  Städelschule, Frankfurt/Main, Master Class Student of Peter Angermann

Stipends and Honors

  • 2000 DAAD Stipend for the Accademia di Belle Arti di Brera in Milan
  • 2004 Art Award of the Frankfurter Künstlerhilfe

Solo and Group Exhibitions (Selection)

  • 1998   Stuttgart, 17.7.1956 - Salem (Wis.)/USA, 3.3.1977: Schränke, Portikus, Frankfurt/Main
  • 1999   unwanted paintings, Kronberg/Taunus
  • 2000   Exhibition in Nuremberg on the occasion of the AEG Kunstpreis Ökologie
  • 2001   Darmstädter Sezession, Mathildenhöhe/Darmstadt (group exhibition of the final candidates for the Prize of the Darmstädter Sezession) – VASISTAS, Technical University Istanbul (drawings)
  • 2002   anthurium - girls, girls, girls in oil, Gallery Fischer auf dem Zauberberg (S) – Liebeslust/Liebesfrust, pro familia, Nuremberg (S) – Lieblingsbilder, Ausstellungshalle Schulstrasse 1a, Frankfurt/Main
  • 2003   Absolvenz (exhibition of the graduating class of the Städelschule), Städelmuseum, Frankfurt/Main – geh'doch heim little girl, 1822-Forum der Frankfurter Sparkasse (S)
  • 2004   Kunst Köln, Barbara von Stechow Gallery, Frankfurt – Bürgersaal Dreieich, together with Hee-Young Lee – Barbara von Stechow Gallery, Frankfurt, together with Susanne Auslender

S = Solo Exhibition


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