Derriere L'Etoile Studios

Rita Ackermann

(Hungarian, b. 1968)

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Rita Ackermann

Fire By Days (Mono) 10/II, 2011

fire by days (mono) 2/ii by rita ackermann

Rita Ackermann

Fire By Days (Mono) 2/II, 2011

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Rita Ackermann

Fire By Days (Mono) 9/III, 2011

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Rita Ackermann

Fire By Days 4/III, 2011

flipped over ii by rita ackermann

Rita Ackermann

Flipped Over II, 2010



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


“Rita Ackermann," Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL, March 16–May 6 (solo)
Rita Ackermann," Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary, November 18–February 5, 2012 (solo)
"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)
"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)
"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
“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
"Dark," Museum Bojimans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands, February 18–April 4
“Court Toujours,” Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich, Switzerland, May 26–July 15 (solo)
“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
“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
“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)


“The Nose of Michelangelo”, Quinn Latimer, Frieze, London, No. 137, March, p. 142
2010 - 2009
Marfa/Crash, Nieves Verlag, Zurich
“Between Zones”, text by Raphael Gygax, Heike Munder, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, JRP Ringier Verlag, Zurich, pp. 264 – 268
“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
Ackermann, Rita. Under Pressure: from 2006 to 2007. Zurich: Nieves, 2008.
Good morning New York: The Rita Ackermann Purple Book. Paris: Purple Institute, 2006
“Flesh Records”, A Limited Edition CD made in conjunction with an exhibition at Haswelldiger & Co. New York, NY, October 27 – December 2
Ackermann, Rita. Snowfall in August. Sittard: Museum Het Domain, 2000.
Ackermann, Rita, and Coley, Byron. Revelations. Tokyo: rockin’ on, 1999.
Rita Ackermann: works 1993-1996. Tokyo: rockin’ on, 1997.