Rita Ackermann  (Hungarian, 1968) 


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Rita Ackermann Biography
1968   Born in Budapest, Hungary
1989 - 1992   Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest, Hungary
1992 - 1993   New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, New York, NY
2008 - 2009   Residency, Chinati Foundation, Marfa, TX
  Lives and works in New York, NY
Selected Exhibitions
2012   “Rita Ackermann," Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL, March 16–May 6 (solo)
2011   Rita Ackermann," Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary, November 18–February 5, 2012 (solo)
2010   "Rita Ackermann and Harmony Korine," Swiss Institute, New York, NY (solo)
”Die Nase des Michelangelo,” Galerie Peter Kilchmann at Marktgasse, Zürich, Switzerland
"Crash/Stop," Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, Greece (solo)
”Street and Studio,” Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria
"Last Exit Poitiers," Le Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France (solo)
2009   "Marfa / Crash," Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zürich, Switzerland (solo)
“It Ain’t Fair 2009," OH WOW, Miami, FL
“Small World," Last Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
"curated by_vienna 09: Rita Ackermann and John Stezaker," Galerie Meyer & Kainer, Vienna, Austria
"curated by_vienna 09: Rita Ackermann and John Stezaker," Galerie Meyer & Kainer, Vienna, Austria
Galerie Peter Kilchmann, June 6–July 25 (solo)
2008   "Don’t Give Me Salad," Andrea Rosen Gallery, September 12-October 18 (solo)
"I Love the Horizon," Le Magasin, Grenoble, France, May 25–August 24
“Artist’s Self-Portraits 1966-2008," James Fuentes, New York, NY, March 19-April 6
“Whitney Biennale," Whitney Museum, New York, NY, March 6–June 1
2007   “Sympathy for The Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, September 29–January 6, 2008
HOTEL, London, England, October 9-November 11 (solo)
”Fit to Print,” Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY, November 12-January 26, 2007
"Exhibitionism: An Exhibition of Exhibitions of Works from the Marieluise Hessel Collection," Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY, October 20-February 3
"Beyond Zero," Peres Projects, Athens, Greece, September 8-October 13
“Tease,” Mireille Mosler, Ltd, New York, NY, June 22–July 28
“Other Scenes,” Roberts & Tilton, Los Angeles, CA, April 21–May 19 (catalogue)
“Between Two Deaths,” ZKM, Karlsruhe, May 11 – July 15
2006   "Dark," Museum Bojimans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands, February 18–April 4
“Court Toujours,” Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, May 26–July 15 (solo)
2005   “Jump On Me,” Bonner Kunstverein, April 29-July 3 (solo)
“Collage: 1993-2005,” Andrea Rosen Gallery, September 9-October 8 (solo)
“The Continuous Mark: 40 Years of the New York Studio School,” New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture, New York, NY, April 20-May 7, 2005
2004   “The Dreamland Artist Club,” public project with Creative Time for Coney Island redevelopment , June 12-September 6, 2004 (solo)
“What’s New,” Annet Gelink Gallery, The Netherlands, November 27, 2004-January 15, 2005
“Out of Bounds,” Confort Moderne, Poitiers, France, January 30-March 28, 2004
“Strategies of Desire,” Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel, May 28–July 18, 2004
“Next Generation: Heavenly Creatures,” Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria, July 22–August 31, 2004
2003   “After Matisse/Picasso," PS 1 Contemporary Art Center, New York, NY, February 16-May 1 (group)
“Ördögök (Devils),” Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France, January 11-February 22 (solo)
Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Switzerland, “Mémoires d’Une Jeune Fille Rouge”, May 23 to July 26 (solo)
“Listen to the Fool’s Reproach,” Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, December 13, 2003-January 17, 2004 (solo)
2002   “Snowfall in August," Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Holland, June 2–August 18 (catalogue) (solo)
“The Woman Show,” Urban Experience, New York, NY, July 17–August 27 (group)
“Statements (six): A Project by Dornbracht,” 88 Wooster Street, New York, NY, May 20–26 (book) (group)
“It’s Official,” Urban Experience, New York, NY, April 12–May 24 (group)
“Personalische Plans/Personal Plans – The drawing – from life plan to world projection,” Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland, March 23 – May 12 (group)
2001   “Rennaisance 2001," Urban Experience, New York, NY, December 14–February 31, 2002 (group)
Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, France, “Christmas Show”, December 8 – January 19, 2002 (group)
White Box, New York, “Prodigal Prodigy”, September 6 – October 13, curated by Theo Tegelaers (catalogue) (group)
The Deep Gallery, Paris, France, “Style Show for the Levitation of the Strong American Women”, June 28 – July 28 (solo)
Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, “the only way to get to my vagina is through Jesus!”, March 10 – April 12 (solo)
2000   “Lost and Found Notes," Annet Gelink Gallery, Netherlands, September 2–October 15 (solo)
“God’s Little Helpers," Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Vienna, Austria, May 17 – July 1 (solo)
“corvette," Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, March 10–April 15 (solo)
“superpredators," CRP, Brooklyn, NY, October 13–December 11
“Kim’s Bedroom," Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, August 3–September 3
“Presumed Innocent," Musée d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, France, June 8–October 1 (catalogue) (group)
“Elysian Fields," Musée national d’art moderne, Paris, France, May 24–July 24 (catalogue)
“Kim’s Bedroom," MU Art Foundation, De Witte Dame, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, March 17–April 24 (catalogue)
1999   Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, “Revelation," September 3–October 11 (solo)
Swiss Institute, New York, January 21–March 6
1998   Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, Greece, June - September (solo)
Bartok 32 Galeria, Budapest, Hungary, “Just Do Whatever You Want”, March 13 – April 5 (solo)
Andrea Rosen Gallery, NYC, “Songs of Sirens”, January 9 – February 7 (solo)
1997   Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, “The Good, The Bad and The Evil”, May/June (solo)
1996   Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, “If Anyone Hurts My Brother, I’ll Kill That...”, January 19 - February 24 (solo)
1995   “The Birth of Tragedy," Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, September 1-30 (solo)
“out of the blue into the black," Interim Art, London, England, June 1-July 15 (solo)
“It Doesn’t Matter if You Love Me or Not....I’ll Be Always There For You...," Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, Greece, February 11-March 25 (solo)
“Options 48: Dan Peterman," Museum of Contemporary Art, November 12–January 8 (solo)
1994   “After Dinner I’m Gonna Shoot You But Before I’ll Take A Shower," Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, July 8-August 12 (solo)
2011   “The Nose of Michelangelo”, Quinn Latimer, Frieze, London, No. 137, March, p. 142
2010   “Between Zones”, text by Raphael Gygax, Heike Munder, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, JRP Ringier Verlag, Zurich, pp. 264 – 268
2010   “Street and Studio: From Basquiat to Séripop”, Gerald Matt, Cathérine Hug, Thomas Miessgang, Kunsthalle Wien, Wien, ex. cat., pp. 96-101,168-173, 322-324
2010 - 2009   Marfa/Crash, Nieves Verlag, Zurich
2008   Ackermann, Rita. Under Pressure: from 2006 to 2007. Zurich: Nieves, 2008.
2006   Good morning New York: The Rita Ackermann Purple Book. Paris: Purple Institute, 2006
2006   “Flesh Records”, A Limited Edition CD made in conjunction with an exhibition at Haswelldiger & Co. New York, NY, October 27 – December 2
2000   Ackermann, Rita. Snowfall in August. Sittard: Museum Het Domain, 2000.
1999   Ackermann, Rita, and Coley, Byron. Revelations. Tokyo: rockin’ on, 1999.
1997   Rita Ackermann: works 1993-1996. Tokyo: rockin’ on, 1997.