Artist

Richard Artschwager

Data i lloc de naixement:
Data i lloc de defunció:
ALBANY, Estats Units — 2013

Biography

Richard Artschwager (Washington, 1923 – Albany, 2013) studied science and mathematics before becoming part of the art world. His sculptural works question art’s conventions and its construction of meaning. Influenced by artists such as Mark di Suvero, Claes Oldenburg and Malcolm Morley, and close to the aesthetics of Pop, at the beginning of the seventies he developed his own style incorporating Formica and an industrial material used to cover ceilings and walls known as Celotex. Challenging conventions in painting and sculpture, he produced sculptures and furniture-sculpture, and painted or rubber-coated sculptural forms that he called ‘blps’. Artschwager began using pictures from newspapers and magazines to reproduce blurry portraits, home interiors and architecture symptomatic of the American lifestyle. He regularly exhibited from the mid-sixties. Among the retrospectives devoted to his work are the Whitney Museum of American Art (1988, 2012); the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (1989); the Neues Museum, Nuremberg (2001); and the Museum of Applied Arts, Vienna (2002). His work is in numerous collections such as MoMA, New York; Art Institute of Chicago; Museum Ludwig, Cologne; Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt; and MACBA, Barcelona.

Works

  • Títol:
    Untitled (1000 Cubic inches)
    Data:
    1996
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Bristle Corner
    Data:
    1995
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Columna de fusta
    Data:
    1994
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Caixa de fusta (piano)
    Data:
    1994
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Corner Exclamation Point
    Data:
    1993
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Corner Piece
    Data:
    1992
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Four Approximate Objects
    Data:
    1991
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Port
    Data:
    1991
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Hairbox
    Data:
    1990
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Chair/Chair
    Data:
    1990
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Bookends
    Data:
    1990
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Rubber Blp
    Data:
    1989
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Hair Blp
    Data:
    1989
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Klock
    Data:
    1989
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Time Piece
    Data:
    1989
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Mirror
    Data:
    1988
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Brush Blp
    Data:
    1988
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Door
    Data:
    1987
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Book
    Data:
    1987
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Fractal
    Data:
    1987
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Question IPregunta I
    Data:
    1983
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Study for Pregunta I
    Data:
    1983
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Pregunta III
    Data:
    1983
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Book Study
    Data:
    1982
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Quotation Marks
    Data:
    1980
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Exclamation Point
    Data:
    1980
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Yes/No Ball
    Data:
    1974
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Sense títol (Box with Five Drawers)
    Data:
    1971
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Locations
    Data:
    1969
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Glassdrop
    Data:
    1969
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Untitled (1000 Cubic inches)
    Data:
    1996
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Bristle Corner
    Data:
    1995
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Columna de fusta
    Data:
    1994
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Caixa de fusta (piano)
    Data:
    1994
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Corner Exclamation Point
    Data:
    1993
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Corner Piece
    Data:
    1992
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Four Approximate Objects
    Data:
    1991
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Port
    Data:
    1991
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Hairbox
    Data:
    1990
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Chair/Chair
    Data:
    1990
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Bookends
    Data:
    1990
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Rubber Blp
    Data:
    1989
    Tipus d'obra:
    Drawing
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Hair Blp
    Data:
    1989
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Klock
    Data:
    1989
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Time Piece
    Data:
    1989
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Mirror
    Data:
    1988
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Brush Blp
    Data:
    1988
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Door
    Data:
    1987
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Book
    Data:
    1987
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Fractal
    Data:
    1987
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Question IPregunta I
    Data:
    1983
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Study for Pregunta I
    Data:
    1983
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Pregunta III
    Data:
    1983
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Book Study
    Data:
    1982
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Quotation Marks
    Data:
    1980
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Exclamation Point
    Data:
    1980
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Yes/No Ball
    Data:
    1974
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Sense títol (Box with Five Drawers)
    Data:
    1971
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Locations
    Data:
    1969
    Tipus d'obra:
    Sculpture
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona
  • Títol:
    Glassdrop
    Data:
    1969
    Tipus d'obra:
    Object
    Procedencia:
    MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation. Private long-term loan, Barcelona

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