Anouk Kruithof (1981) is a Dutch artist based in New York.
A 2014 exhibition included ‘Within interpretations of a wall’ as part of the duo presentation of Paulien Oltheten and Anouk Kruithof at Het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
Her work has been exhibited in international institutions, such as He Xiangning Art Museum, Shenzhen China, The Center for Photography at Woodstock, Multimedia Art Museum Moskow, Erarta Museum st. Petersburg, Culture and Arts Center Daegu Korea, Capitain-Petzel gallery Berlin, KIT (Kunst Im Tunnel) Düsseldorf, Temporare Kunsthalle Berlin, Autocenter Berlin, ICP New York, Capricious gallery New York, Higher Pictures gallery New York, Museum het Domein Sittard, the Netherlands, FOAM Amsterdam, Het Nederlands Fotomuseum Rotterdam, MARCA museum Catanzaro Italy, MAMAC (museum for modern and contemporary art) Liege, Belgium, gallery of the city Pecs Hungary, Kunstraum Niederösterreich Vienna, Gallery 1m3 Lausanne Switserland, Australian Center for Photography (ACP) Sydney and Dutch Culture Center Sjanghai
She published nine artistbooks: Pixel-stress published by RVB-books Paris, A head with wings, published by LBM Saint Paul USA, Lang zal ze leven / Happy birthday to you, self-published, The daily exhaustion, published by KODOJI-press Baden Switzerland, Playing Borders, this contemporary state of mind, published by Revolver publishing by VVV, Berlin, Becoming Blue published by Revolver publishing by VVV, Het Zwarte gat / The black hole published by Episode publishers Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
She was invited for the ‘Larry Sultan visiting artist program’ organized by CCA, Pier 24, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. She was also a visiting artist at VCU Richmond, MASSART Boston, Hartford Photography MFA and part of ‘art in context’ at Art Institute of Boston / Lesley University and she lectured at TATE Modern in London and at Deichtorhallen Hamburg.
In 2012 she got honoured with an ICP Infinity Award from the International Center for Photography in New York. In 2011 she won the Grand Prix Jury as well as the Photoglobal prize at Hyeres, festival international de mode et de photography.
Her works is collected by FOAM Amsterdam, Het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Fotomuseum Winterthur Switzerland and Museum Het Domein Sittard NL. Kruithof’s work is in the public collection of the MOMA library, ICP library, Pier 24 library and the library of Het Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam.
Anouk Kruithof has been writing for blogs such as 1000 Words magazine, Wanderingbears, MetropolisM, PhotoEye and Photoq as well as fiction published in her own artistbooks.
Kruithof is also co-creator and director of the new Anamorphosis Prize, which will award $10,000, no strings attached, to the creator of the best self-published photobook of the previous year. The prize will be launched for the first time in spring 2015.