Annegret Soltau


Birthday January 16, 1946

Birth Sign Capricorn

Birthplace Germany

Age 77 years old

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Notable for her black-thread-woven, self-portrait-filled photomontages and for her video art installations, this German feminist artist is perhaps most famous for her works Selbst (Self); Being Pregnant; and Generativ.

Before Fame

Before launching her career as a visual artist, she trained at Hamburg's and Vienna's Academies of Fine Arts.


From 2013 to 2015, her work was featured in a touring art exhibition called "WOMAN: Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s."

Family Life

She spent her youth in Lüneburg, Germany, and later lived and worked in several German and Italian cities. In the early 1970s, she married fellow artist Baldur Greiner; the couple subsequently welcomed two children.

Associated With

During the late 1960s and early 1970s, she trained under the British photographer and pop artist David Hockney.