A Fund for Contemporary Art

Museum Donation

Ulrike Müller

 

Collection of Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig (mumok), Vienna

 

 

ACQUIRED ART WORKS

Blume, 2014

acrylic and colored pencil on paper

59.1 x 45.7 cm

 

French Exit, 2014

acrylic on paper

59.1 x 45.7 cm

 

Profil, 2014

acrylic, colored pencil and papier collé on paper

59.1 x 45.7 cm

 

Stürmisch, 2014

acrylic on paper

59.1 x 45.7 cm

 

 

In 2017, Phileas co-produced the participation of Austrian artist Ulrike Müller in the 78th edition of the Whitney Biennial, New York. Phileas extended this collaboration to include the purchase of four works by the artist for the collection of mumok, Vienna. This was the second in a series of donations made by Phileas to mumok during the course of the year 2017.

 

Müller (born in Innsbruck, Austria) studied at the Academy of Fine Arts Vienna, Austria, and participated in the Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York. She has been a co-editor of the queer feminist journal LTTR and organized the book Herstory Inventory: 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists. In 2010, Müller represented Austria in the Cairo Biennial.

 

Recent solo exhibitions include Callicoon Fine Arts in New York, mumok, Vienna and Kunstraum Lakeside. At mumok, Müller also co-curated with Manuela Ammer the collection exhibition Always, Always, Others (2015). Her work was included in The Little Things Could Be Dearer at MoMA PS1 in New York and in Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age at the Museum Brandhorst, Munich, and mumok, Vienna.

In 2017 koproduzierte Phileas dieTeilnahme der österreichischen Künstlerin Ulrike Müller an der 78. Whitney Biennale, New York. Phileas erweiterte ihr Engagement um den Ankauf von vier Arbeiten der Künstlerin für die Sammlung des mumok, Wien. Dies war die zweite aufeinanderfolgende Schenkung von Phileas an das mumok im Verlauf des Jahres 2017.

 

Müller studierte Kunst an der Akademie der Bildenden Künste, Wien, und war Teilnehmerin des Whitney Museum Independent Study Program, New York. Sie war Mitherausgeberin des feministischen Queer Journal LTTR und organisierte Herstory Inventory: 100 Feminist Drawings by 100 Artists. Im Jahr 2010 repräsentierte Müller Österreich an der Cairo Biennal.

 

Sie zeigte ihre Arbeiten in Einzelausstellung unter anderen an folgenden Institutionen: Callicoon Fine Arts, New York, mumok, Wien und Kunstraum Lakeside. Für das mumok, ko-kuratierte Müller außerdem die Sammlungsausstellung Always, Always, Others. Ihre Arbeiten wurden zudem in The Little Things Could Be Dearer am MoMA PS1 in New York und in Painting 2.0: Expression in the Information Age am Museum Brandhorst in München gezeigt.

– A Fund for Contemporary Art – Schleifmühlgasse 1, A-1040 Vienna – office@phileasprojects.org