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Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 1986 Oil on canvas, 71 × 86 ¾ inches (180.3 × 220.3 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 1986

Oil on canvas, 71 × 86 ¾ inches (180.3 × 220.3 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled (Instructions), 1990 Photograph, 59 ⅛ × 78 ¾ inches (150 × 200 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled (Instructions), 1990

Photograph, 59 ⅛ × 78 ¾ inches (150 × 200 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 1994 Pigmented cast polyurethane rubber compound, 13 ⅜ × 10 ¼ × 1 ⅝ inches (34 × 26 × 4 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 1994

Pigmented cast polyurethane rubber compound, 13 ⅜ × 10 ¼ × 1 ⅝ inches (34 × 26 × 4 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 1999 Styrofoam, 94 ¼ × 96 ⅛ inches (239.4 × 244 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 1999

Styrofoam, 94 ¼ × 96 ⅛ inches (239.4 × 244 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2000 Styrofoam, 96 × 192 × 4 inches (243.8 × 487.7 × 10.2 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2000

Styrofoam, 96 × 192 × 4 inches (243.8 × 487.7 × 10.2 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2002 Celotex insulation board, wood, and aluminum, 95 × 92 ¾ inches (241.3 × 235.6 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2002

Celotex insulation board, wood, and aluminum, 95 × 92 ¾ inches (241.3 × 235.6 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Installation view, Rudolf Stingel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, January 27–May 27, 2007 © Rudolf Stingel

Installation view, Rudolf Stingel, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, January 27–May 27, 2007

© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2008 Oil and enamel on linen, 83 × 67 inches (210.8 × 170.2 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2008

Oil and enamel on linen, 83 × 67 inches (210.8 × 170.2 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2010 Oil and enamel on canvas, 130 × 185 inches (330 × 470 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2010

Oil and enamel on canvas, 130 × 185 inches (330 × 470 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2010 Oil on canvas, 131 × 102 inches (333 × 259 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2010

Oil on canvas, 131 × 102 inches (333 × 259 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2010 Oil on canvas, 132 × 180 ¾ inches (335.3 × 459.1 cm), Broad, Los Angeles© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2010

Oil on canvas, 132 × 180 ¾ inches (335.3 × 459.1 cm), Broad, Los Angeles
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2012 Oil and enamel on canvas, 95 × 76 inches (241.3 × 193 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2012

Oil and enamel on canvas, 95 × 76 inches (241.3 × 193 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2015 Oil and enamel on canvas, 95 × 76 inches (241.3 × 193 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2015

Oil and enamel on canvas, 95 × 76 inches (241.3 × 193 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2016 Electroformed copper, plated nickel, and stainless steel, 47 ¼ × 47 ¼ inches (120 × 120 cm)© Rudolf Stingel

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled, 2016

Electroformed copper, plated nickel, and stainless steel, 47 ¼ × 47 ¼ inches (120 × 120 cm)
© Rudolf Stingel

About

Over the past twenty years, Rudolf Stingel has examined the nature of memory while expanding the scope and definition of painting. Central to his oeuvre is the passage of time rendered palpable, together with the expansion of the vocabulary of painting and its perception: from the abstract tulle silver paintings of the 1990s to the carpet installations that aestheticized both the surface of spaces and visitors' traces; from the series of melancholic self-portraits to the latest golden canvases that bear the traces of time and action in the studio. Stingel's artistic output is prolific and visually diverse, yet meticulous and generous in its offering.

Rudolf Stingel was born in 1956 in Merano, Italy. Stingel’s work has been exhibited in several solo and group exhibitions. Recent solo exhibitions include Kunsthalle Zürich, Switzerland (1995); Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Palazzo delle Albere, Italy (2001); “Home Depot,” Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2004); “Plan B,” Walker Art Center, Minneapolis (2004, traveled to Grand Central Terminal, New York); European Academy of Bozen/Bolzano, Italy (2005); Inverleith House, Edinburgh (2006); “Paintings 1987–2007,” Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2007, traveled to the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York); Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2010); Vienna Secession, Austria (2012); and Palazzo Grassi, Venice (2013–14). His work was included in the 45th Biennale di Venezia (1993); 50th Biennale di Venezia (2003); and Whitney Biennial (2006). Stingel’s work is proudly held by institutions such as the de la Cruz Collection Contemporary Art Space, Miami; Museum of Modern Art, New York; and François Pinault Collection, Italy. In 2008, Stingel received second place for Best Monographic Museum Show Nationally by the U.S. Art Critics Association for the 2006–07 season.

Stingel currently lives and works in New York and Merano, Italy.

Rudolf Stingel

Artwork © Rudolf Stingel

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Fairs, Events & Announcements

Georg Baselitz, Frau am Strand (Woman on the Beach), 1981 © Georg Baselitz 2018

Art Fair

Art Basel

June 14–17, 2018
Messe Basel, booth B11
www.artbasel.com

Gagosian is pleased to participate in Art Basel 2018, presenting works by modern and contemporary artists including Georg Baselitz, John Chamberlain, Dan Colen, John Currin, Willem de Kooning, Urs Fischer, Helen Frankenthaler, Ellen Gallagher, Jennifer Guidi, Andreas Gursky, Neil Jenney, Jeff Koons, Roy Lichtenstein, Henri Matisse, Takashi Murakami, Giuseppe Penone, Pablo Picasso, Richard Prince, Sterling Ruby, Richard Serra, Rudolf Stingel, Mark Tansey, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Mary Weatherford, and Tom Wesselmann. To receive a PDF with detailed information on the works, please contact the gallery at inquire@gagosian.com. To preview our booth go to www.artsy.net. To purchase tickets to attend the fair go to www.artbasel.com.

Georg Baselitz, Frau am Strand (Woman on the Beach), 1981 © Georg Baselitz 2018

Zeng Fanzhi, 8, 2018 © Zeng Fanzhi 2018

Art Fair

Art Basel Hong Kong

March 29–31, 2018, booth ICI8
Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center
www.artbasel.com

Gagosian is pleased to participate in Art Basel Hong Kong. To view highlights from the booth in advance of the fair visit www.artsy.com. Our presentation will include works by Georg Baselitz, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Joe Bradley, Cecily Brown, Glenn Brown, Alexander Calder, John Currin, Willem de Kooning, Edmund De Waal, Jean Dubuffet, Urs Fischer, Lucio Fontana, Walton Ford, Katharina Grosse, Mark Grotjahn, Andreas Gursky, Damien Hirst, Jia Aili, Anish Kapoor, Yves Klein, Karen Kneffel, Jeff Koons, Harmony Korine, Roy Lichtenstein, Takashi Murakami, Takashi Murakami & Virgil Abloh, Albert Oehlen, Nam June Paik, Francis Picabia, Pablo Picasso, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Jenny Saville, Richard Serra, Rudolf Stingel, Mark Tansey, Cy Twombly, Andy Warhol, Jonas Wood, Christopher Wool, and Zeng Fanzhi. Tickets are available at www.artbasel.com.

Zeng Fanzhi, 8, 2018 © Zeng Fanzhi 2018

John Chamberlain, Untitled, 1993 © 2018 Fairweather & Fairweather LTD/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Art Fair

Zona Maco

February 7–11, 2018, booth F201
Centro Citibanamex, Mexico City
www.zsonamaco.com

Gagosian is pleased to participate in Zona Maco México Arte Contemporáneo 2018, presenting works by Chris Burden, John Chamberlain, Dan Colen, Frank Gehry, Piero Golia, Douglas Gordon, Katharina Grosse, Adam McEwen, Takashi Murakami, Albert Oehlen, Giuseppe Penone, Pablo Picasso, Richard Prince, Sterling Ruby, Ed Ruscha, Jenny Saville, Rudolf Stingel, Robert Therrien, Blair Thurman, Adriana Varejão, Jeff Wall, Andy Warhol, and Tom Wesselmann. If you wish to receive a PDF with detailed information on the works, please contact us at losangeles@gagosian.com. Tickets are available at www.zsonamaco.com.

John Chamberlain, Untitled, 1993 © 2018 Fairweather & Fairweather LTD/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

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Museum Exhibitions

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled (Alpino, 1976), 2006, Pinault Collection © Rudolf Stingel. Photo by Stefan Altenburger

On View

Dancing with Myself

Through December 16, 2018
Punta Della Dogana, Venice
www.palazzograssi.it

Dancing with Myself will explore the importance of the artist’s role as an actor in and subject of his own creations, from the 1970s to today. The exhibition will bring together a great range of artistic practices, languages, cultures, geographic origins, generations, and experiences, establishing a tension between different artistic approaches. Work by Cindy Sherman and Rudolf Stingel will be included.

Rudolf Stingel, Untitled (Alpino, 1976), 2006, Pinault Collection © Rudolf Stingel. Photo by Stefan Altenburger

Jeff Koons, Rabbit, 1986 © Jeff Koons.Photo by Nathan Keay © MCA Chicago

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We Are Here

August 19, 2017–April 1, 2018
Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago
mcachicago.org

In honor of the Museum of Contemporary Art’s fiftieth anniversary, the museum presents We Are Here, a three-part exhibition drawn from its collection. I Am You gathers works that question how we relate to and shape our environments; You Are Here examines how the role of the viewer has changed over time; and We Are Everywhere showcases artists who borrow from popular culture. Work by Richard Artschwager, Francis Bacon, Chris Burden, Ellen Gallagher, Andreas Gursky, Michael Heizer, Jasper Johns, Jeff Koons, Takashi Murakami, Bruce Nauman, Richard Serra, Cindy Sherman, Rudolf Stingel, Andy Warhol, and Franz West is included.

Jeff Koons, Rabbit, 1986 © Jeff Koons.
Photo by Nathan Keay © MCA Chicago

Installation view, Wild West, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, September 20, 2017–January 22, 2018. Artwork © Urs Fischer and © Rudolf Stingel. Photo by David Plakke/ACFNY

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Wild West

September 19, 2017–January 22, 2018
Austrian Cultural Forum, New York
www.acfny.org

Wild West is a group exhibition commemorating the dynamic legacy of the late Austrian artist Franz West. Curated by former West collaborator Andreas Reiter Raabe, the show consists of works by Franz West, his New York–based contemporaries, including Urs Fischer and Rudolf Stingel, and commissioned works by emerging artists from both New York and Austria.

Installation view, Wild West, Austrian Cultural Forum, New York, September 20, 2017–January 22, 2018. Artwork © Urs Fischer and © Rudolf Stingel. Photo by David Plakke/ACFNY