Art History professor John Miller has been named the 2011 recipient of the Wolfgang Hahn Prize by the Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne. He will have a one-person exhibition at the museum in April, and it will acquire work for its collection. Previous winners of the prestigious annual prize, named in honor of Cologne art conservator and collector Wolfgang Hahn, include Cindy Sherman, Mike Kelley, Pipilotti Rist, Richard Artschwager, Rosemarie Trockel, and Peter Doig.
Miller's work has recently been included in the 2010 Gwangju Biennial, 10,000 Lives, and PortugalArte 10 in Lisbon. He has had one-person exhibitions at the Kunsthalle Zürich (2009), the Kunstverein Hamburg (1999), and the P.S. 1 Contemporary Art Center in New York (1998). His pieces are in the collections of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; the Carnegie Mellon Museum, Pittsburgh; and the Pangea Consortium, Zürich.