Petra Giloy-Hirtz has curated exhibitions of contemporary art in museums, in galleries, and for companies, in both public and religious spaces.
She conceives, writes, and publishes books in collaboration with renowned publishing houses.
She offers advice on building collections and coordinate archiving and documentation.
She works particularly closely with a series of artists and seek to support their work through publications and exhibitions.
Associate professor and reader of medieval literature at the University of Düsseldorf for ten years.
Since 1993 freelance curator, author, and editor. Numerous single-artist and thematic exhibitions at the Diözesanmuseum of the Archdiocese of Munich and Freising (1998–2005) among other venues,
including Kiki Smith, Olafur Eliasson, Lawrence Carroll, Robert Longo, Gloria Friedmann, and Kai Althoff, as well as many others.
Project manager for the head of cultural affairs of the City of Munich (1998–2000).
Recent publications include: Lucas Reiner, Los Angeles Trees, Prestel 2008, Christopher Thomas, New York Sleeps (Prestel 2009),
Stefan Hunstein „Schön war’s!“ (Hatje Cantz 2009), Christopher Thomas, Passion (Prestel 2010), Julian Schnabel, Polaroids (Prestel 2010),
Dennis Hopper, The Lost Album (Prestel 2012), Hassel Smith, Paintings 1937-1997 (Prestel 2012).
Curator of the exhibition „ Julian Schnabel . Polaroids“ in Düsseldorf, Munich, London, The Hague, Avilés/Asturias, Milano, Paris and Shanghai (2010/2011);
Dennis Hopper . The Lost Album, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin (2012).
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