Michael Rakowitz (American, )

Timeline

1973
Born in Great Neck, NY
1995
Purchase College SUNY, Purchase NY: Bachelor of Fine Arts
1998
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge MA: Master of Science in Visual Studies
Lives and works in Chicago, IL

Exhibitions

2014
A Proximity of Consciousness, Sullivan Galleries, School at the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2014
Yokohama Triennial
2014
Ravaged: Art and Culture in Times of Conflict, Museum Leuven, Belgium
2014
Milani Gallery, Brisbane, Australia (solo)
2014
Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts (solo)
2014
Arizona State University Art Museum, Phoenix (solo)
2014
BAK (basis voor actuele kunst), Utrecht (solo)
2014
Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (solo)
2014
The Breakup, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago (solo)
2013
Dar Al Sulh, Traffic, Dubai (solo)
2013
The Way of the Shovel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago
2013
SITE, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art
2013
Tectonics, The Moving Museum/Traffic Gellery, Dubai March-April
2013
Palestine, Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia, Adelaide, March
2012
The Breakup, Lombard Freid Gallery, New York City (solo)
2012
dOCUMENTA (13),, Kassel, Germany
2012
Camp Out, Laumeier Sculpture Park, St. Louis, MO
2012
FEAST: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art, Smart Museum of Art, University of Chicago
2011
Spoils, Park Avenue Restaurant, presented by Creative Time (solo)
2011
I’m good at love, I’m good at hate, it’s in between I freeze, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, Netherlands (postponed until 2014 due to my wife’s illness) (solo)
2011
Scramble for the Past, SALT, Istanbul, Turkey, November 2011-March 2012
2011
Asian Art Biennial, Taiwan
2011
Yes, We Don't, Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhone Alpes, Villeurbanne, France
2011
Taking Sides, Curated by Robin and Zak Williams on Paddle8.com
2011
Ianimate Beings, La Casa Encendida, Madrid
2010
Secondary School, Percent for Art Commission, permanent installation at Midwood High School, Brooklyn (solo)
2010
The worst condition is to pass under a sword which is not one’s own, Level 2 Gallery, Tate Modern, London (solo)
2010
The Jerusalem Show, edition, Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art, Jerusalem
2009
The Storyteller, iCI traveling exhibition (Salina Art Museum, Kansas; The New School, New York; Art Gallery of Ontario, Canada)
2009
Los de arriba y los de abajo, Sala de Arte Público Siqueiros, Mexico City, Mexico
2009
Jack Wolgin International Competition in the Fine Arts at the Tyler School of Art at Temple University, Philadelphia, PA
2009
The worst condition is to pass under a sword which is not one's own, Lombard-Freid Projects, NY
2009
Michael Rakowitz: Recent Projects on Baghdad and Montreal, SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art, Montreal, Canada
2009
Out of Line, Lombard-Freid Projects, NY
2009
Return to Function, Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, Madison, Wisconsin
2009
The Place of the Work and the Space of the Object, Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY
2009
Transmission Interrupted, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK
2008
16th Biennial of Sydney, Sydney, Australia
2008
Second Lives: Remixing the Ordinary, Museum of Art & Design, New York, NY
2008
Shelter X Survival – Alternative Homes for Fantastic Lives, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
2008
Urgent Shelter, Gallery 210, University of Missouri, St. Louis, MO
2007
An Atlas of Events, Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, Lisbon, Portugal
2007
Consuming War, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2007
Instant Urbanism, S AM- Swiss Architecture Museum, Basel, Switzerland
2007
10th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
2007
Sharjah Biennial 8: Between The Desert And The Sea, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
2007
The invisible enemy should not exist, Lombard-Freid Projects, New York, NY
2006
Return, Creative Time, Brooklyn, NY
2006
Enemy Kitchen, More Art, New York, NY
2006
The Visionaries, Trafo Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
2006
Percent for Art Program Commission, Department of Cultural Affairs, New York, NY
2006
Civic Performance, Stony Brook University, Staller Center for the Arts, Stony Brook, NY
2006
Art in the Contested City, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
2006
Revisiting Home, NGBK, Berlin, Germany
2006
Who Cares, Creative Time, New York, NY
2006
LESS - Alternative Living Strategies, PAC, Milano, Italy
2006
Mind the Gap, Smack Mellon, Brooklyn, NY
2006
Endgames, Galleria Alberto Peola, Turin, Italy
Percent for Art Program, New York City
2005
Dull Roar, Lombard-Freid Fine Arts, New York City
2005
Return Longwood Art Gallery, Bronx, NY
2004
Greeting from Stowe, Vermont, Stadtturmgalerie, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Austria
2004
Living In Motion, Vitra Design Museum/Z33 Hasselt, Belgium
Parasites: When Spaces Come Into Play, Ludwig Museum, Vienna
Ars Electronica Linz, Austria
The Interventionists, MassMOCA, North Adams, MA
Adaptations, Apex Art, New York City and Friedricianum, Kassel, Germany
2003
Romanticized All Out of Proportion, Special Project, Queens Museum of Art, Queens, NY
2000–2001
Climate Control, Special Project, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Queens, NY