Artists Rudolf Stingel

    Untitled, 2004
    Oil and enamel on canvas
    240 x 200 cm. (93.5 x 78 in.)

    Untitled, 1992
    Oil, lacquer, resin on canvas
    160 x 115 cm. (63 x 45.25 in.)

    Untitled (Plan B), 2008
    Oil and enamel on canvas
    170 x 134.5 cm. (66.5 x 52.5 in.)

Rudolf Stingel, (born in Merano, Italy, 1956) is widely celebrated for his multi-disciplinary practice, encompassing painting, installation, sculpture and performance. Amongst his most important public contributions are his 2003 ‘celotex’ pavilion at the Venice Biennale, his 2004 ‘Plan B’ installation at Grand Central Terminal, New York, his 2007 touring retrospective at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and his solo exhibition at the Palazzo Grassi, Venice (2013).

Stingel lives and works in both Merano and New York. 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Gagosian Gallery, New York: ‘Rudolf Stingel, Part III’ 
Gagosian Gallery, New York: ‘Rudolf Stingel, Part II’ 

Gagosian Gallery, New York: ‘Rudolf Stingel, Part I’ 
Sadie Coles HQ, London: ‘Rudolf Stingel’
Gagosian Gallery, Hong Kong: ‘Rudolf Stingel’

Palazzo Grassi, Venice: ‘Rudolf Stingel’

Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago: 'Rudolf Stingel: Paintings 1987-2007'
(travelled to Whitney Museum of American Art, New York)
Grand Central Terminal, New York: 'Plan B’
(travelled to Walker American Arts Centre, Minneapolis)

Italian Pavilion, 50th Venice Biennale, Venice: ‘Songni e Conflitti: La dittatura della spettatore’

Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Roverto, Italy: 'Rudolf Stingel'

45th International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice: ‘Aperto ’93: Emergency/Emerganza’

Suggested Reading 

Rudolf Stingel and Elena Geuna, Rudolf Stingel: Palazzo Grassi, Milan 2013.
Rudolf Stingel, Secession, Revolver Publishing, Berlin 2012.
Kittelmann Jager and Walther Konig, Rudolf Stingel: Neue Nationalgalerie Berlin, exh. cat., Berlin 2011.
Hatje Cantz and Gary Carrion-Murayari eds.,  Rudolf Stingel at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and the Whitney Museum of American Art, exh. cat., New York 2008.
Francesco Bonami eds., Rudolf Stingel, exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and Yale University Press, New Haven 2007.
Rudolf Stingel, exh. cat., Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporeanea, Italy 2001.

Wendy Vogel, “Rudolf Stingel,” Modern Painters, January 2015.
David Ebony, “Rudolf Stingel,” Art in America, 13th March 2014.
Gareth Harris, “Stingel Prettifies Pinaults Palazzo,” The Art Newspaper, April 2012.
Marco Tagliafierro, “Rudolf Stingel,” Artforum, Summer 2012.
Gary Murayari, “Rudolf Stingel,” Flash Art, October 2008.
John Zinsser, “Rudolf Stingel, Whitney Museum,” Flash Art, November 2007.
Jerry Saltz, “Icons and Iconoclasts,” Village Voice, 9th March 2005.

Public Collections

Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago. 
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago. 
Museum of Modern Art, New York. 
Tate Modern, London.
Saatchi Gallery, London. 
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.