„would you abuse your strength if you were the strongest man on earth?“ (Robert Filliou, Ample Food for Stupid Thought, 1965) 

Susanne Rennert is an art historian, author & curator with a research-related focus on the 1950s, 1960s and 1970s. As a scholar she works in close proximity to archival science. She is based in Düsseldorf.

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 (1928-1977). Bilder, Objekte, Fluxus-Stücke (published in 1996 by Verlag Silke Schreiber, Munich).


She is currently writing a biography about RENÉ BLOCK (René Block: Leben / Werk) and is working for the Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach:

www.museum-moenchengladbach-1967-1978.de: Die Ausstellungen und Kassettenkataloge des Städtischen Museums Mönchengladbach 1967 – 1978 /The Exhibitions and Box Catalogues of the Städtisches Museum Mönchengladbach 1967 – 1978 

Digital Archive Project, initiated by Susanne Rennert & Susanne Titz, Museum Abteiberg Mönchengladbach, online since February 2024

Now online with more than 80 chapters, including JOSEPH BEUYS (1967), JOSEPH BEUYS / HENNING CHRISTIANSEN (1969), HANS HOLLEIN (1970), DANIEL BUREN (1971 & 1975), BRACO DIMITRIJEVIĆ (1975), GIULIO PAOLINI (1977), JANNIS KOUNELLIS (1978) and many others

Author: Susanne Ren­nert
Concept: Susanne Ren­nert, Susanne Titz, Petra Hollenbach
Editing & Pro­duction Team: Susanne Ren­nert, Susanne Titz, Hen­rike Robert, Jonas Keck, Gian Marco Hölk, Stephanie Passul
Photographic Documentation Box Catalogues: Tobias Hohn & Stanton Taylor
Cre­ative Direc­tion: Stu­dio von Monkiewitsch, Köln
Technical Realization & Production: Tobias Saw­itz­ki für Stu­dio von Monkiewitsch