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Erected Nun, 2007
pencil on paper, 83 x 64 cm

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Rita Ackermann_

1968 Born in Budapest, lives in New York City

Education

1989-92 Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest
1992 The New York Studio School of Painting, Drawing and Sculpture (Hanes Foundation), New York City

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2006
Court Toujours, Peter Kilchmann Gallery, Zurich, May 27 – July 15

2005
Collage 1993-2005, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, Sept. 9 - Oct. 8
Jump on me, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, cur. Christina Végh, Apr. 30 - 3 July

2003
Listen to the fool's reproach!, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York,
Dec. 13 - Jan. 17
Memoires d'une jeune fille rougée, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich,
May 24 - July 26
Ördögök (Devils), Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, Jan. 11 - Febr. 22

2002
Snowfall in August, Museum Het Domein, Sittard, Holland, cur. Stijn Huijts + Wieteke van Zeil, June 2 - Aug. 18

2001
Style Show for the Levitation of the Strong American Women, The Deep Gallery, Paris, June 28 - July 28
The only way to get to my vagina is through Jesus! Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich March 10 - April 21

2000
Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Sept. - Oct.
God's Little Helpers, Galerie Krobath Wimmer, Vienna, May 10 - July 1
corvette, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, Mar 10 - April 15
Swiss Institute, New York, cur. Annette Schindler, Jan. 21 - March 23

1999
Revelation, Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Sept. 3 - Oct. 11

1998
Orange Cat Disappear, Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, June - Sept.
Just Do Whatever You Want, Bartok 32 Galeria, Budapest, March 13 - April 5
Songs of Sirens, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, Jan. 9 - Feb. 7

1997
The Good, The Bad and The Evil, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, May 31 - July 12

1996
If Anyone Hurts Ma Brother, I'll Kill That..., Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York,
Jan.. 19 - Feb. 24

1995
The Birth of Tragedy, Peter Kilchmann Galerie, Zurich, Sept. 1 - 30
out of the blue into the black, Interim Art, London, June 1 - July 15
It Doesn't Matter If You Love Me Or Not... I'll Be Always There For You...., Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, Feb. 11 - March 25
After Dinner I'm Gonna Shoot You But Before I'll Take A Shower, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, July 8 - Aug. 12

Selected Group Exhibitions

2007
Sympathy For The Devil, Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Museum Of Contemporary Art, Chicago

2006
Dereconstruction, Gladstone Gallery, New York, cur. Matthew Higgs, June
Saudades / Collection Museum Het Domein Sittard, Crac Alsace, Altkirch,
June 14 – Aug. 8
Dark, Museum Bojimans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, cur. Jan Grosfeld &
Rein Wolfs, Feb. 18 – Apr. 4
While Interwoven Echoes Drip into a Hybrid Body - ..., Migros Museum, Zurich, cur. Raphael Gygax, Jan. 20 – March 26

2005
Concrete Castle, Confort Moderne, Poitiers, cur. Rita Ackermann, Sept. 24 – Dec. 10

2004
What's New, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Nov. 27 - Jan. 15
Heavenly Creatures, Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, cur. Lisa Reuter, July,
The Dreamland Artist Club, Coney Island, New York, cur. Peter Eleey,
June 12 - Sept. 6,
Strategies of Desire, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, cur. Sabine
Schaschl-Cooper, May 28 - July 31
The Human Face is an empty Force, a Field of Death, cur. Angelblood, Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam, Jan. 24

2003
Vacio 9, cur. Peter Kilchmann, Madrid, Oct. 22 - Dec.
Anti-Pure, Kunsthalle St. Gallen, cur. Gianni Jetzer, April 27 - June 20
Anti-Pure, Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal, Germany, cur. Gianni Jetzer,
Mar 15 - Apr. 27

2002
Violence the true Way, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, cur. Lizzi Bougatsos and Rita Ackermann,Nov. 27 - Dec. 21
Hello There!, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Oct. 25 - Nov. 16
Statements (six), Yves Saint Laurent Boutique, New York, a project by Dornbracht Comp., May 20 - 26,
Persönliche Pläne, Kunsthalle Basel, March 23 - May 12

2001
Prodigal Prodigy, White Box, New York, cur. Theo Tegelaers, Sept. 6 - Oct. 13

200
Elysian Fields, Centre Georges Pompidou, Musée national d'art moderne, Paris,
May 24 - July 24
Kim's Bedroom, Parco Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, Aug. 3 - Sept. 3
Superpredators, CRP, Brooklyn, NY, Oct. 13 - Dec. 11
Présumés innocents. L'art contemporain et l'enfance", capcMusée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux, June 8 - Oct. 1
Erste Arbeiten bei Kilchmann, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, May 24 - June 8
Kim's Bedroom, MU, Eindhoven, March 17 - April 24, cur. Kim Gordon
Rebecca Camhi Gallery, Athens, March 21-

1999
Dope, American Fine Arts, New York, Dec. 22 - Jan. 31
Young and Serious, Ernst Museum, Budapest, Aug. 3 - 29
Too Wide Enough, Swiss Institute, New York, April 3 - May 5
Janviers en Bourgogne 1999, XN, Espace des Arts, Chalon-sur-Saône, cur. Stephanie Moisdon Tremblay, Nicholas Tremblay, Hans-Ulrich Obrist,
Jan. 23 - April 4
Looking at Ourselves: Works by Women Artists from The Logan Collection, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, Jan. 9 - April 20

1998
More Fake, More Real, Ever Closer, Castle Gallery, College of New Rochelle, New York, Nov. 8 - Jan. 26
I Love New York-Crossover der aktuellen Kunst, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Nov. 6 - Jan. 31(*)
Transfiguration, Bronwyn Keenan Gallery, New York, Nov. 21 - Dec. 23
Auf der Spur - Kunst der 90er Jahre im Spiegel von Schweizer Sammlungen, Kunsthalle Zürich,Zurich, cur. Mendes Bürgi, Oct. 31 - Nov. 27
Groupe Exhibition, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Aug 9 - Sept. 6 (*)
Works on Paper, Galerie Almine Rech, Paris, April 25 - May 30
Portrait - Human Figure, Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, March 28 - May 9

1997
Ruhm und Ehre, Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Austria, Oct. 8 - Nov. 16
Display: International Exhibition of Painting, Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, cur.
Mikael Andersen, Sept. 13 - Oct. 19
Some Kind of Heaven, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, cur. Sadie Coles and Eva Meyer-Hermann, travels to the South London Gallery, London, Feb.
Angel, Angel, Kunsthalle Wien, organized by Dr. Cathrin Pichler, June 10 - Sept. 7, travels to Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague, Oct. 23 - Jan. 11
The Name of the Place, Casey Kaplan, New York, Jan. 10 - Febr. 8

1996
Fucking Biscuits and Other Drawings, Bloom Gallery, Amsterdam,
Sept. 7 - Oct. 12
The Comic Depiction of Sex in American Art, Andreas Binder Galerie, Munich, April 26 - June 1
Sugar Mountain, White Columns, New York, March 29 - May 12

1995
Culture is Our Business Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, Fist Draft Gallery, Sydney, Dec. 28 - Jan.
Hard Comforts, Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery, Wesleyan University,
Middletown, CT
Currents '95: Familar Places, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston,
Purple 8 1/2, Galerie Jousse Seguin, Paris
Human/Nature, The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
White Columns, New York,
Auction Benefit, Febr. 17 - March 4

1994
Promising Suspects, The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, Ridgefield, CT
Who are we? What are we?, Where did we come frome?, The New Museum of
Contemporary Art, Windows on Broadway, New York
One night show at Pat Hearn Gallery", New York, cur. David Greenberg,
Diego Cortez
Splat Figures, White Columns, New York, cur. Bill Arning

1993
Thomas Nordanstad Gallery, New York, four-person show"Lucky Kunst", Close-up, London * catalogue

Bibliography

2006
„On Now, On Soon“, Terraciano, Emilia, Flash Art, Milan, No. 248, May/June, p. 70
„Rita Ackermann presents Andros Wekua“, Ackermann, Rita, Issue, New York, No. 6, March, pp. 30-33, 58-61
„20 Jahre Kunsthalle St. Gallen 1985-2005“, Badrutt Schoch, Ursula, a.o., Gianni Jetzer, Verein Kunsthalle St. Gallen, St. Gallen, pp. 75, 154, 257
„Vanitas and life-style, a relaxation in our relationship to symbols of death“, Jetzer, Gianni, in „Dark“, Wolfs,Rein, Grosfeld, Jan, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, ex.cat., pp. 60, 62, 99, 124
„Nostalgische Anklänge – ironische Untertöne“, Bernays, Ueli, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich, Feb. 14
„Sie verfechten das Verflechten“, Rinderknecht Martin, Tages Anzeiger, Züritipp, Zurich, Jan.

2005
„Best of 2005“, Higgs, Matthew, a.o., Artforum, New York, Best of 2005, Dec.,
pp. 258-259
„Rita Ackermann“, Friedling, Melissa, Flash Art, Milan, No. 245, Nov./Dec., p. 89
„Rita Ackermann“, Stone Sonnenborn, Katie, Frieze, London, No. 95, Nov./Dec., pp. 130-131
„Leave a Dog Alone", Ackermann, Rita, Walzack, Antek, Purple fashion, Paris, No.3, Spring/Summer, pp. 384-391
„Chapter 3, Rita Ackermann, Andro Wekua", Gygax, Raphael, Kult, Zurich,
No. 5724, Apr., pp. 97-106

2004
„Strategies of Desire", Schaschl-Cooper, Sabine, Kunsthaus Baselland, Muttenz, May-July, ex.cat.
„Strategies of Desire", Tema Celeste, News and Around, Milano,
No. 103, May/June, p. 122
„Indigestible Correctness Parts I & II Participant Inc. & Kenny Schacter/Rove", Powhida, William, The Brooklyn Rail, Brooklyn, May
„Rita Ackermann", Kelsey, John, Artforum, New York, March, pp. 182-183

2003
„Chapter 2", with Andro Wekua, Nieves, Sept.
„The hurricane", Stephan, Fabienne, co-production Angelblood/Andro Wekua, Fabienne Stephan, Geneva, Aug., pp. 1-4
„Gut ist obszön", Claudia Spinelli, Die Weltwoche, Zurich, No. 28, July 10, p. 92
„Anker, Seil, Rettungsring", Galerieausstellungen im Löwenbräuareal, Philipp Meier, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich, June 4, p. 42
„Wenn gefallene Engel bluten", Das New Yorker Künstlerinnen-Duo Angelblood probt das Chaos, Claudia Steinberg, Kunstzeitung, Hamburg, No. 81, May, p. 29
„Anti Pure, Angelblood u.a.", Bougatsos, Lizzi, Ursula Bickle Stiftung, Kraichtal,
text ed. Gianni Jetzer, ex.cat., pp. 28-47

2002
„Snowfall in August", Rita Ackermann, Museum Het Dommein, Sittard, artist book to the same exhibition
„Persönliche Pläne", Végh, Christina, Witschi, Hans, Kunsthalle Basel, ex.cat.

2001
Rita Ackermann, Purple Fashion, pp. 158,159
„Bad girls go everywhere - Neue Zeichnungen von Rita Ackermann", Meier, Philipp, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich, March 14, p. 46,
Rita Ackermann, ARTnews, Summer, p.185
„Purple Sex", Photoproject by Rita Ackermann,

2000/01
Rita Ackermann, Metropolis M, Arnold Mosselman, Dec./Jan. issue

2000
„Made in USA", Photoproject by Rita Ackermann Profil, Kultur:Austellung,
May 15, p. 196
„Trend, Seltsame Helfer", June
„Rita Ackermann", BT Magazine, pp. 131 - 140
„Tubelight, Border Line Syndrome", Van den Bossche, Phillip, Sep. - Oct., p. 14,
„Woensd, Kim's Bedroom, kram kraamkamer van kunst", Spaninks,
Angelique, March 22
„Eindhovens Dagblad, Slaapkamer van een kunstfan", Spaninks,
Angelique, March 16
„Ralter, Kunst Kurz", Scheyerer, Nicole, No. 21, p. 60
„Rita Ackermann at Annet Gelink Gallery", Kunstbeeld, Perree, Rob, Sept., p. 46
„Het Parol, Slaapkamerogen: Kim gordon en haar vrienden", Meijer, Sietse,
March 21, pp. 2-3,
„Die Presse, Hofleitner, Johanna, Ausgestellt in Wien, May 31
Rita Ackermann's Corvette at Andrea Rosen Gallery", Krasowska, Dorothy, NYArts International Edition, Vol. 5 No. 4, New York, p. 89
Pop als Kunstprinzip , Der Standard, May 23, p. 16
„Présumés innocents", L'art contemporain et l'enfance, capcMusée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
„Presumed Innocent", The Album, capcMusée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
„Kim's Bedroom", MU, Eindhoven, ex.cat.

1999
Rita Ackermann / Byron Coley. Revelations, pub. Rockin'on Publishing, Tokyo
„Purple Prose 3", Summer, Number 16, pp. 204-206
„self service", issue 10, spring/summer
„Rita Ackermann + Ana Axpe", Time Out, New York, March 18 - 25

1998
„Songs of Sirens", The New York Times
„El Niño", ex.cat, p. 10
„I love New York", ex.cat.
„Meta-Spiel-Zeug", Koether, Jutta, Spex, No. 4, April, p. 54
„The Name of the Place", The New York Times, Jan. 31, p. C27
„The Young One, the village voice", Schjeldahl, Peter, Jan. 27
„Rita Ackermann - Songs of Sirens", The New York Times, Cotter, Holland, Jan. 23
„free time - Ein Gespräch mit Rita Ackermann und Jutta Koether", Plath, Carina,
kunst-bulletin 1/2

1997
„Rita Ackermann works 1996 - 1993", pub. Rockin'on Publishing, Tokyo
„Display", la Cour Rasmussen, Malene, ex.cat., p. 18
„Some Kind of Heaven", Art Monthly, Nr. 208, July/Aug. p. 39
„Angel, Angel", ex.cat.
„Ein Stück vom Himmel - Some Kind of Heaven", ex.cat., p. 40,
Vagant, Norway, No. 2
„New York Conversation", Dazed, p. 82
„Rita Ackermann", Tart Magazine, Winter Equinox, p. 24

1996
„Rita Ackermann by Richard Kern", Nagatsu, Shiho, Borderground, Nov., p. 44
„Pubertät der Ästhetik. III. Sexiness - Sonic Youth - Gen X Ego", Bianchi, Paolo, Kunstforum, Oct. No. 135,
„Artpress", Humphrey, David, Art Issue, Summer, p. 32
„Rita Ackermann - Andrea Rosen Gallery", Artforum, New York, May, p. 100
„Rita Ackermann - Galerie Andrea Rosen", Katz, Vincent, art press,
No. 212, Apr., p. 75
Review, The Village Voice, Febr. 27
„The Art of the Game", Span, Paula, The Washington Post, Washington, Febr. 18, pp. C1/C6
Review, NY Press, New York, Febr. 14 - 20, p. 61
Art in Review, The New York Times, New York, Febr. 2, p. C26
Review, Pedersen, Victoria, Paper, Feb., p. 117
„The Lolita Complex", J.L.Feldman, Hannah, World Art, Feb., pp. 47 - 52

1995
„Auftritt der Biester - Rita Ackermann und ihre Girlie", Ammann, René, Kunst, Das Magazin, Tages Anzeiger and Berner Zeitung, Bern, No. 50, 16. Dez., pp. 42 - 49
„Rita Ackermann - Interim Art", frieze, issue 25, London, Nov. - Dec.
„Rita Ackermann", Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich, Sept. 1 - 30
Volkart, Yvonne, springer - Hefte für Gegenwartskunst Band I, Heft 5/6
"Girlie"-Kunst, Bilder von Rita Ackermann", Gerster, Ulrich, Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Zurich, Sept. 22,p. 54
„Rita Ackermann, Bilder, die sich verbreiten", Koether, Jutta,
spex, No. 9, Sept., p. 40
„Bambi Martyr", Maurer, Simon, züritipp, Tages-Anzeiger, Zurich, Sept. 1, p. 55
„Rita Ackermann at Interim Art", Worsdale, Godfrey, Art Monthly, July/Aug.
„Psychic (trois coeurs)'s", Moore, Thurston, Purple Rose, Summer
„Xgirl", Williams, Tessa, X Magazine, issue 3, pp. 16 - 17
„Rita Ackermann at Interim Art", Connor, Maureen, Time Out Magazine, June 28 - July 5, No. 1297,p. 47
„Pandora's Paint Box", Neuberger, Mary Jo, spin, July, p. 22
„Rita Ackermann at Rebecca Camhi Gallery", Tsingou Emily, Flash Art,
Milano, May/June,pp. 123 - 124
Brutuscope, Brutus, May, pp. 9, 57
„Rita Ackermann: Je Stimmung gut oder böse", Lingenmann, Susanne,
art, No. 5, May
„Subculture Culture is Super-Culture", Hayashi, Nakako, Hanatsubaki, April, No. 538, p. 40
„Rita Ackermann at Rebecca Camhi", Katsouris, Antonis, Greece Klik,
March, pp. 194-195
„Rebecca Camhi", Aggelidakis, Andreas, Welcome 01, March, p. 13
„People", Hayashi, Nakako, dune, Spring, No. 7
„Rita Ackermann", Aaron, Rose, Juxtapoz, Spring, pp. 74 - 79
„Rita's Lolitas", Thomas, Walter, Mirabella, March, p. 49
„Street Style: Art-to-Wear", Cessna, Walter, Elle, Feb., p. 88
„beneath: Rita Ackermann", blur, Vol. 3, No. 10, Jan., pp. 10 - 11

1994
„Rita Ackermann at Andrea Rosen Gallery and New Museum of Contemporary Art",
Seward, Keith, Artforum, New York, Nov., pp. 85 - 86
„A Year in the Life: Tropic of Painting", Salty, Jerry, Art in America,
Oct., pp. 90 - 101
BT, Oct., pp. 161-163
„From Abroad: New York: Rita Ackermann at Andrea Rosen Gallery", Bijutsu Techo Magazine, Oct., p. 161
„Rita Ackermann", Zahm, Olivier, Purple Prose, Autumn, pp. 18 - 19
„Art Angel: on the lamb with Rita", Filipovna, Valerie, Paper Magazine,
Summer, p. 29
„Voice Choices: Rita Ackermann", Levin, Kim, The Village Voice, Aug. 9, p. 65
„Listings: Galleries Downtown: Andrea Rosen", NY Press, New York,
July 13 - 19, p. 46 (and Servetar)
„Connections", M. Newsom, John, Manhattan File, pp. 66 - 71
„Calendar", Servatar, New York Press, Sept. 14 - 20, p. 40
„Blam!", Tobier, Jay, Frieze, June - Aug., No. 17
„Goings On About Town", The New Yorker, Aug. 1, p. 15
Peep, Spring, cover and p. 11
„Apathy in the USA", Young, Lucie, The Face, No. 70, July, pp. 96 - 99
„Art Exhibitions: Rita Ackermann", The Fall, New York, July 18, p. 69
„Art Angel", Filipovna, Valerie, Paper, Summer, p. 29
„Revenge of the Mouse Diva: Karen Kilimnik's Favorite Things", Lieberman, Rhonda, Artforum, New York, Feb., p. 81 - 82

1993
„Vitamin P", Bonami, Francesco, Flash Art, Nov./Dec. p. 39
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