Rita Ackermann’s current solo exhibition at Hauser & Wirth New York is the artist’s first exhibition with the gallery in New York. The show is titled Negative Muscle and presents seventeen paintings made between the years of 2010 and 2013. It shows Rita Ackermann’s evolution over the past three years and takes its title from the first painting Ackermann made following a collaboration with filmmaker Harmony Korine. The centerpiece of the exhibition is a group of six new paintings from the series Fire by Days. Rita Ackermann was born in 1968 in Budapest, Hungary. She currently lives and works in New York. In this video we attend the press preview of the exhibition and listen to the introduction by Marc Payot (Partner and Vice President, Hauser & Wirth).
Rita Ackermann: Negative Muscle, Hauser & Wirth, New York. Press preview, March 5, 2013.
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Rita Ackermann was born in 1968 in Budapest, Hungary. She currently lives and works in New York NY. Ackermann’s recent exhibitions include a solo show at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami FL (2012); ‘Bakos’, Ludwig Museum, Budapest, Hungary (2011); and ‘Rita Ackermann and Harmony Korine: Shadow Fux’, Swiss Institute, New York NY (2010). Her work has also featured in numerous group presentations including ‘Looking at Music: 3.0’, Museum of Modern Art, New York NY (2011); ‘Inaugural Exhibition’, New Jersey Museum of Contemporary Art, New York NY (2010); ‘Street and Studio’, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria (2010); ‘Whitney Biennial’, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York NY (2008) and ‘Between Two Deaths’, Zentrum fur Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany (2007).