Rita McBride
(Die Daten beziehen sich auf den Zeitpunkt der Realisierung der Arbeit)
Homepage: www.ritamcbride.net

Lebensdaten   1960 geboren in Des Moines, Iowa, USA
1982 BA, Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, New York
1987 MFA, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia
Die Künstlerin lebt und arbeitet in Düsseldorf, wo sie Professorin für Bildhauerei an der dortigen Kunstakademie ist

Preise und Stipendien
2002 Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Stipendium der Kulturbehörde Hamburg
1999 Stipendium des DAAD, Berlin
1995 Stipendium der Fundacio Pilar i Joan a Mallorca, Palma
1991-92 Stipendium der American Academy, Rom
1989 Stipendium, Carson City, Nevada

Einzelausstellungen (Auswahl)
2010 Way out South – Mae West Superstore, Galerie Klüser 2, München
Way Out East, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin
Profili, Alfonso Artiaco, Neapel
Previously, Kunstmuseum Winterthur
Way Out West, Clages, Köln
Zona Maco Sur, Centro Banamex, Mexico City
Perfiles, Galeria Carreras Mugica, Bilbao
2009 Blindsided and Divided, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich
New Markers, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2008-09 Public Works, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
2008 Some Settlements, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
Curating the Library, one day event at DeSIngel, Antwerpen, Belgien
Settlers, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto
2007 Mae West and the Hyperbolic Parabola, Galerie Klüser 2, München
Civic Sculpture in memoriam, Museum X, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany
Rita McBride, Alfonso Artiaco, Neapel
2006 HEX.PRO.JIG, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich
Double to Watch, Triple to Help, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2004 Rita McBride: Exhibition, The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, New York
Middle Managers/Self-Storage, Frehrking Wiesehöfer, Köln
Mae West and the Middle Managers, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich
Hello World, one day performance at CH-8873, Amden, Schweiz
No Fixed Address, Artspeak, Vancouver, Kanada
2003 Vehicles and Vessels, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2002 Servants and Slaves, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich
General Growth, Institut d'art contemporain, Villeurbanne, Frankreich
Naked Came the Stranger, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
2001 472 New Positions, De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg, Niederlande
White Elephant and Albatrosses, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Machines, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich
2000 Secession Tower, Wiener Secession, Wien
Werkschau, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden; Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
Her House with the Upstairs in it, DAAD Galerie, Berlin
1999 National Chain, galerie deux, Tokio
Aloof and Incidental, Annemarie Verna Galerie and Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich
Rita McBride & To Be Announced, Kunstverein München und Siemens Kulturprogramm
1997 Arena & National Chain, Witte de With, Rotterdam
Rita McBride, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Hyperinclusion, OSMOS, Berlin
The Donkey's Way and Piggybackback (in Zusammenarbeit mit Catherine Opie und
Lawrence Weiner) Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto, Portugal
1995 Gilded Carriages and The Donkey's Way and La Concierge (in Zusammenarbeit mit Hsin-
Ming Fung), Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
1994 Backsliding, sideslipping, one Great Leap and the ÒforbiddenÓ, Michael Klein Gallery,
New York
Fatal Egg, Ausstellungsbüro Michael Schill, Stuttgart
Wise women caught breathing, Studio Galeria, Budapest
There would be no leaves to rake on Sunday, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
The Fat Man, The Spine, The Spineless and Thin Corners, Michael Klein Inc., New York
Parts, Des Moines Art Center, Des Moines, Iowa
1990 Rita McBride: New Work, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
1989 Rita McBride, Galeria Atlantica, Porto, Portugal
Men to Match My Mtns., XS Gallery, Carson City, Nevada

Gruppenausstellungen (Auswahl)
2010 memories of the future, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Mona Hatoum, Stefan Kürten and Rita McBride, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2009 Organ Mix, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
Tell Me Something Good: A collaboration between Kim Schoenstadt and Rita
McBride, Santa Monica Museum of Art, USA
Time as Matter, Museu dÕArt Contemporani de Barcelona
2008-09 Rita McBride, Cornelia Parker, Eva Rothschild, Jessica Stockholder, Carreras Mugica,
2008 Stay alive till Õ95, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2 x [ (2 x 20) + (2 x 2) ] + 2 = X x (desperately) trying to figure out the world, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich
Fabricateurs d’espace, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne, Frankreich
Zidovi na Ulici : Walls in the Street, Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade
TIGHT, REPEATING BOREDOM, FRAC Bougogne, Dijon; Kunsthalle Bern,
Schweiz; PMMK/Museum of Modern Art, Oostende, Belgien
2008 second_nature, Park Heintz/Dexia BIL, Luxemburg; Centre artistique et culturel de Chamarande
2007-08 The World as a Stage, Tate Modern, London; The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
2007 Slighted Curiosity/Live Feed, galerie ColletPark, Paris
Architektur - Kunst?, Galerie Reckermann, Köln
Hyperbolic Parabola, Galeria Bernd Klüser, München
Parcours Interdit, Malkastenpark, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf
New Tribune, General Public, Berlin
Triennale Fellbach, Deutschland
Mimetic, Centre d’art de l’Yonne, Communs du Château de Tanlay, Frankreich
Pure, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Exit Music (for a film), Grimm/Rosenfeld Gallery, New York
2006 Plane Figure: American Art in Swiss Private Collections and from the Kunstmuseum
Winterthur, Kunstmuseum Winterthur
Neue Kunst in Alten Garten 2006, Gehrden-Lenthe, Germany
RE: LOCATION, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Próximas exposicões, Galeria Graca Brandão, Porto
2005 Farsites/Sitios Distantes, San Diego Museum of Art; Centro Cultural Tijuana CECUT
2004-05 raumfürraum, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
2003 Micro-Utopias, Bienal de Valencia, Spanien
Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
2002 Think Big/Voir grand, Liane and Danny Taran Gallery, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the
Arts, Montreal
2002 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan
Building Structures, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
Artists Imagine Architecture, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Through a Sequence of Space, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin
2001 Archisculptures, Kunstverein Hannover
Crossing the Line, Queens Museum of Art, New York
2000 Rita McBride, Julius Schulman, Adamski Frehrking Wiesehöfer, Cologne
HausSchau, das Haus in der Kunst, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
What if, Art on the Verge of Architecture and Design, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Please Let my Affections Lead me into Danger, Galerie Bernd Klüser, München
Over The Edges-The Corners of Ghent, Stedelijk Museum Actuele Kunst, Ghent
1999 Urban Visions: Rita McBride, Marjetica Potrc, Sophie Tottie, The Worcester Art
Museum, Massachusetts
1998 Architecture! Architecture! Architecture!, Hunter College/Times Square Gallery,
Hunter College of the City University of New York
Where: Allegories of Site in Contemporary Art, The Whitney Museum of American Art

at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut Travel and Leisure, Paula Cooper, New York
Architecture & Inside, Paul Morris Gallery, New York
Corpos em Trânsito, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto, Portugal
1997 Structures: Buildings in American Art, 1900-1997, John Berggruen Gallery, San
1996 The Bare Wall, Michael Klein Gallery, New York
Büro Orange, Siemens Kultur Programm, München
1995 25 Years, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
tu parles-j'ecoute, Galerie Anne de Villepoix, and Societe Jet LagK., Paris
Critical Distance: Between Art and Architecture, Neuberger Museum, SUNY, Purchase, New York
Call it Sleep, Witte de With, Rotterdam
1994 Watt, Witte de With, Rotterdam
Romance, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena, USA
Breakdown, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA
1993 How Long Can a Good Thing Last, Channing Peake Gallery Santa Barbara, USA
Santa Monica Museum, USA
Everything that gave her pleasure was small and depressed him, Knoll Galeria, Budapest
1992 One Complete Hand of One Suit, Donna Beam Gallery University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Once Removed, New Langton Arts, San Francisco
The Language of Flowers, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
Annual Exhibition, American Academy in Rome, Rom
1991 Western Agenda, Artists Space, New York
there's no there, there, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Different Thinking, Galerie Ghislave, Paris
Sculpture, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Preview, Michael Klein Inc., New York
1989 Containment, XS Gallery, Carson City, Nevada, USA
1988 Re: Placement, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions
1987 Group Show, (curated by John Baldessari), Jeffrey Linden Gallery, Los Angeles

2010 Previously, ex cat. Kunstmuseum Winterthur
2009 Tight: Repeating Boredom Hall Privaat. Bourgogne: FRAC, Bern: Kunsthalle, Ostend: MU.ZEE
2008 Schlegell, Mark von. Rita McBride: Public Works. Köln: DuMont
2006 Rita McBride and David Gray, eds. Myways. Vancouver, British Columbia: Arsenal Pulp
Press, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, Printed Matter, Inc.
2005 Rita McBride and Matthew Licht, eds. Crimeways. Vancouver, British Columbia: Arsenal
Pulp Press, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, Printed Matter, Inc.
2004 Rita McBride and Glen Rubsamen, eds. Futureways. Vancouver, British Columbia: Arsenal
Pulp Press, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art, Printed Matter, Inc.

Rita McBride and Erin Cosgrove, eds. Heartways: The Exploits of Genny O. Vancouver,
British Columbia: ArsenalAdvance, New York: Whitney Museum of American Art,
Printed Matter, Inc.
2003 Futureways. New York: Printed Matter, Inc. and Whitney Museum of American Art
(Futureways: The Middelburg Triennial 2304, De Vleeshal, Middelberg, Niederlande)
2002 Gina Ashcraft: Nackt kam der Fremde. Vaduz: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein
Huitorel, Jean-Marc, Sugitra Gantner. Rita McBride General Growth. Villeurbanne:
Institut d’Art Contemporain
2001 Van Den Boogerd, Dominic. Rita McBride: 472 New Positions. Tilburg: De Pont
2000 Marí, Bartomeu, Margrit Brehm, Jessica Morgan, Dirk Snauwaert, Matthias Winzen.
David Gray, ed. Werskshow. Baden-Baden: Staatliche Kunsthalle
1999 Choon, Annette, Dirk Snauwaert, Matthias Winzen, Rita McBride & To Be Announced. ex.
cat. Munich: Siemens Kulturprogramm, Kunstverein München; Köln: Oktagon Verlag
Marí, Bartomeu, Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, Christian Rattemeyer, David Gray, ed. Rita
McBride. Zürich: Annemarie Verna Galerie, Mai 36 Galerie: New York: Alexander and Bonin
1997 Kelly, Michelle, Rita McBride: The Donkey's Way. Porto: Galeria Pedro Oliveira
Marí, Bartomeu, Christian Rattemeyer, Paloma Schultz and Dominic van der Boogerd,
Arena Rotterdam: Witte de With

Öffentliche Sammlungen (Auswahl)
Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão/Cascais
Bundeskunstsammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst, Bonn
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Sprengel Museum, Hannover
Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon
The San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, USA
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
New York Public Library, New York
Neues Museum, Nürnberg
FRAC Ile-de-France, Paris
Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
Kunstmuseum, St.Gallen
De Pont Foundation for Contemporary Art, Tilburg
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne
Wake Forest University Collection, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
Kunsthaus, Zürich


Bei Quivid realisierte Werke: untitled

Hier finden Sie die seit 1992 realisierten Arbeiten nach Künstlernamen alphabetisch geordnet. Ein Gesamtarchiv der Arbeiten seit 1985 ist im Aufbau.  

  McBride, Rita Mae West, 2011

Carbonfaserverstärkter Kunststoff CFK, Stahlkern bis 15,5 m Höhe, Stahlringe auf 15,5 und 52 m Höhe, Höhe insgesamt: 52 m, Durchmesser unten: 32 m, Anzahl der Stäbe: 32, Durchmesser eines Stabs: 275mm unten, 225 mm oben

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