Petra Giloy-Hirtz
Petra Giloy-Hirtz has curated exhibitions of contemporary art in museums, in galleries, and for companies, in both public and religious spaces. She 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.
Petra Giloy-Hirtz
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 (2008), Christopher Thomas, New York Sleeps (2009), Stefan Hunstein „Schön war’s!“ (Hatje Cantz 2009), Christopher Thomas, Passion (2010), Julian Schnabel, Polaroids (2010), Dennis Hopper, The Lost Album (2012), Hassel Smith, Paintings 1937-1997 (2012), David Lynch, The Factory Photographs (2014), all published by Prestel Publishing.

Curator of the exhibitions: 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), David Lynch, The Factory Photographs, The Photographers’ Gallery, London (2014), Dennis Hopper . The Lost Album, Royal Academy, London (2014).
  • 18Gallery, Magda Danysz, Bund 18, Shanghai
  • Allianz AG
  • Archiv Thomas Lehnerer München
  • Argos Beteiligungsverwaltung GmbH
  • Bernheimer, Fine Art Photography, München
  • Centro de Arte, Convento Santo Domingo, Teguise
  • Centro Niemeyer, Áviles, Asturias
  • Colnaghi, London
  • Credit Suisse (Deutschland) AG
  • Dennis Hopper Art Trust
  • Deutsche Bank
  • Diözesanmuseum Freising
  • Estate Hassel Smith
  • FORMA Centro Internationale di Fotografia, Mailand
  • Fotomuseum Den Haag
  • Galerie Magda Danysz, Paris
  • Gemeinde St. Wolfgang, Regensburg
  • Get Mobile AG
  • Hager Moss Film, München
  • HypoVereinsbank
  • KBB Verwaltungs-GmbH
  • Klinikum Duisburg
  • Landeshauptstadt München
  • Margret Biedermann Galerie, München
  • Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
  • Nicola Erni Collection, Switzerland
  • Paul Hartmann AG
  • Richter & Partner, München, Frankfurt, Stuttgart
  • Royal Academy, London
  • Stadt Radolfzell
  • Steven Kasher Gallery, New York
  • Stiftung Ann und Jürgen Wilde
  • Stiftung Kaske, München
  • The Photographers’ Gallery, London
  • Verein Ausstellungshaus, München
  • Dr. phil. Petra Giloy-Hirtz

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    80539 Munich

    Phone: +49 89 982 82 83
    Cell: +49 170 282 1591

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Photo: Christian Schmid

Petra Giloy-Hirtz and Julian Schnabel
Photo courtesy: The New York Public Library