Beatrix Ruf

Born 1960 in Singen, Germany.

Lives and works in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.

Beatrix Ruf was made director of Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum in 2014. Previously, she was director and chief curator of the Kunsthalle Zürich (2001-2014). Beatrix Ruf is also a member of the LUMA Arles Core Group.
 In 2013, she curated the Wolfgang Tillmans exhibition Neue Welt, co-produced with 
the Rencontres d’Arles. She has curated numerous exhibitions and written essays and catalogues on Marina Abramovic, Urs Fischer, John Armleder, and Elad Lassry, among others. She was one of the judges for the Hugo Boss Prize (Guggenheim Museum, New York) and the Prix Lafayette and Prix Marcel Duchamp (Paris).
  • Institutional partners

    • République Française
    • Région Provence Alpes Côté d'Azur
    • Département des Bouches du Rhône
    • Arles
    • Le Centre des monuments nationaux est heureux de soutenir les Rencontres de la Photographie d’Arles en accueillant des expositions dans l’abbaye de Montmajour
  • Main partners

    • Fondation LUMA
    • BMW
    • SNCF
    • Kering
  • Media partners

    • Arte
    • Lci
    • Konbini
    • Le Point
    • Madame Figaro
    • France Culture