Carolina Nitsch Contemporary Art

Bruce Nauman

(American, b. 1941)

studio floor detail (merce cunningham photography portfolio 2006) by bruce nauman

Bruce Nauman

Studio Floor Detail (Merce Cunningham Photography Portfolio 2006), 2006

untitled (hologram) by bruce nauman

Bruce Nauman

Untitled (Hologram), 1969

violent incident by bruce nauman

Bruce Nauman

Violent Incident, 1986



Born in Fort Wayne, IN
1960 - 1964
University of Wisconsin. Madison, WI
1964 - 1966
MFA, University of California, Davis, CA
1966 - 1968
Taught at San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
NEA Grant, Artistic Fellowship Award, Washington, DC
Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies Grant
Taught sculpture. University of California. Irvine, CA.
Skowhegan Award, Skowhegan, ME
Honorary Doctor of Fine Arts degree from the San Francisco Art Institute
married artist Susan Rothenberg
Max Beckmann Award from the City of Frankfurt, Germany
Wexner Prize
Wolf Foundation Prize in Arts (Sculpture), Herzlia, Israel
Alumni Citation for Excellence, University of California, Davis, California
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Aldrich Prize, Aldrich Museum Ridgefield, CT


Biennale di Venezia - 55th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Video Vintage 1963-1983 - Beirut Art Center, Beirut Send message
Tenth Anniversary Acquisitions - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
Bruce Nauman - Göteborgs Konstmuseum, Gothenburg (solo)
Move: Art And Dance Since 1960s - National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon
Besser scheitern - Film + Video - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Days, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (solo)
Inside the White Cube”, White Cube, London (solo)
nfrared Outtakes, Soft Ground Etchings, and Crossbeams,” Galeria La Caja Negra, Madrid (solo)
Der Wahre Künstler," Kunsthalle Mannheim, Mannheim, Germany (solo)

Public Collections

Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Tate Gallery, London, England
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY