About

Susanne Rennert works as an author / independent curator in Düsseldorf with a research-related focus on the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. Her scholarly studies comprise monographic work with a deep interest for the overlooked as well as for the sociological and political contexts of art.

In 1990, she finished her Master´s Thesis at Ludwig Maximilians-Universität, Munich on Jörg Immendorff´s and Chris Reinecke´s Lidl project (Jörg Immendorff, Chris Reinecke, „Lidl“, Konzepte und Aktionen 1968-1970).

1995 PhD at the University of Cologne (Arthur Køpcke: “Arthur Køpcke (1928-1977). Bilder, Objekte, Fluxus-Stücke).

 

Current Curatorial Project:

Von da an': Temporäre Wiedereröffnung des Alten Städtischen Museums in Mönchengladbach. Räume, Werke, Vergegenwärtigungen des Antimuseums 1967-1978, Altes Museum Bismarckstraße and Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach,  September 13 – December 10, 2017 (with Susanne Titz and Olivier Foulon)

 

Current Publication Projects:

  • Susanne Rennert and Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach (ed)., Johannes Cladders, die Ausstellungen und Kassettenkataloge des Städtischen Museums Mönchengladbach 1967 bis 1978 (2017)
  • Susanne Rennert (ed.), Dieter Hülsmanns, Friedolin Reske: Ateliergespräche / Studio Interviews, Düsseldorf 1966 (with Alvermann, Beuys, Brüning, Goller, Götz, Hershon, Hoehme, Klapheck, Lueg, Piene, Polke, Richter, Rinke, Uecker, Vostell et al.), Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König, Cologne (2017)