Katharina Sieverding’s work consists largely of autobiographical photography and has received international acclaim for more than four decades. After studying stage design, film, and sculpture as one of the students of Joseph Beuys at the Kunstakademie Dusseldorf, Katharina Sieverding had her first Documenta appearance in 1972 and has proceeded to take part in many national and international exhibitions. Important solo exhibitions include the Solomon R. Guggenheim in New York City, the Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, the ICA, Boston, as well as the Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Museum Folkwang, Essen, and the KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin. Some of Katharina Sieverding’s group exhibitions include The Paris Biennale (1965; 1973), the Venice Biennale (1976; 1980; 1995; 1997; 1999), Documenta, Kassel (1972; 1977; 1982), the Shanghai Biennale (2002), as well as extensive shows at the P.S.1 in New York City and Hamburger Bahnhof in Berlin. In Spring 2017 the Bundeskunsthalle Bonn staged a major retrospective. In 2004 Sieverding was awarded the prestigious Kaiserring of Goslar. She lives and works in Dusseldorf and Berlin and has been appointed guest professor at several international universities.