Allen Ruppersberg

Born in 1944, Cleveland, Ohio
Lives and works in New York and Santa Monica, California.


Solo Shows (selection)

2015
The Singing Posters: Poetry Sound Collage Sculpture Book. Allen Ginsberg's Howl by Allen Ruppersberg, Skirball Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA (US)

2014
No Time Left to Start Again and Again, WIELS, Institute for Contemporary Art, Brussels, Belgium
For Collectors only (everyone is a collector), Greengrassi, London, UK
Marc Selwyn Fine Art, Los Angeles

2013
"The Birth and Death of Rock n' Roll", The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA
"The Umbrella Corner 6/6", curated by Moritz Kung, ProjecteSD, Barcelona


2012
"OLD/NEW-NEW/OLD", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen, Belgium

2011
"Big Trouble", Art Unlimited, Basel, Switzerland
"Allen Ruppersberg & Dan Graham: Performance Works from the 70s / Death by Chocolate video", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen, Belgium

2010
"No Time Left To Start Again 2", Air de Paris, Paris, France
"Allen Ruppersberg: No Time Left to Start Again", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Big Trouble", Greene Naftali, New York, NY

2009
"You and me or the art of give and take", Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica (cat.)

2008
Camden Arts Centre, London, UK
"Allen Ruppersberg: Selected Works", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

2007
"Alterations", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerpen, Belgium

2006
"One of Many – Origins and Variants", Institut d’Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne, France
"One of many – Origins and Variants", Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporaneo, Sevilla, Spain

2005
"One of Many – Origins and Variants", Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, Germany
"The Singing Posters Parts II & III”, Jürgen Becker Gallery, Karin Guenther Galerie, Hamburg, Germany

2004
"The New Five Foot Shelf", De Hallen, Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem, The Netherlands

2003
"The Singing Posters, Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
"The Singing Posters", Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY

2002
"Low to High", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
"The New Five Foot Shelf", Galerie Erna Hecey, Luxemburg
"Drawings", Christine Burgin, New York, NY

2001
"The New Five Foot Shelf", Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp, Belgium
"Honey, I rearranged the collection", Margo Levin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2000
ArtPace, San Antonio, TX
Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY

1999
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France
Château de Lavigny, Lavigny, Switzerland
Green Grassi, London, UK

1998
Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997
Portikus, Frankfurt, Germany

1996
"Allen Ruppersberg: Proofs", FRAC Nord Pas-de-Calais, Dunkerque, France (brochure)
"Where is Al, Magasin", Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France (cat.)
"Larry Johnson / Allen Ruppersberg", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles; Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY

1994
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Raum für Aktueller Kunst, Vienna, Austria
"Looking Backward 2000 - 1887, Paintings, Sculpture, Drawings", Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY

1993
"How to Remember A Better Tomorrow?", Linda Cathcart Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"What is Literature?", Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY

1992
"Personal Art II, 1974, 1985, 1992", FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France
Galerie de Expeditie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"The Difference Between Analytic and Poetic Language", Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Köln, Germany
"Personal Art", Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY

1991
Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)
"The Myth of Metaphor", Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France

1990
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Julian Preto Gallery, New York, NY
Cristine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY

1987
Hanes Center Art Gallery, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC

1986
Cash - Newhouse Gallery, New York, NY

1985
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
"The Secret of Live and Death", The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"The secret of Life and Death", The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (cat.)

1983
James Corcoran Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1982
Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
"Some Marvellous Things, André Breton, Ponce de Léon and the Foundation of Youth", The Clocktower,
New York, NY
"Some Marvellous Thing", The Institute for Art and Urban Resources Inc., New York, NY
The Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY

1979
Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1978
"Miscellaneous Men", Art & Project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
The Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
University of Southern California Library, Los Angeles, CA

1977
"The Picture of Dorian Gray", Fort Worth Art Museum, Forth Worth, TX
"Projects: Allen Ruppersberg", The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1976
The Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
"The End of Part I", Claire Copley, Inc. Los Angeles, CA

1974
Kabinett für Aktuelle Kunst, Bremerhaven, Germany
Claire Copley, Inc., Los Angeles, CA
MTL and Art and Project, Antwerp, Belgium

1973
Information Gallery, University California at Irvine, Irvine, CA
Walden, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (cat.)
Galerie Françoise Lambert, Milan, Italy
Situation Gallery, London, UK

1972
Pomona College Art Gallery, Montgomery, Claremont, CA (cat.)
Marketstreet Program, Venice, CA

1971
Art Project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Pasadena Art Museum, Pasadena, CA

1969
"Location Piece 1968", Eugenia Butler Gallery, Los Angeles, CA


Solo Projects

2010
"How Many Billboards? Art in Stead", MAK Center for Art and Architecture, Los Angeles, USA (billboard on Venice Blvd., West of Midvale, North side of the street, facing East)

2004
The New Five-Foot Shelf (Web Project) with Dia Arts Center, New York, USA

1998
City-Wide Project for Kunsthalle Basel and Laurenz House Foundation

1984
"How to Make Life More Interesting", West Beach Cafe, Los Angeles, CA

1979
"Al's Cafe (Reheated)", Rosemund Felsen Gallery, Los Angels, CA

1978
"The Novel That Writes Itself"

1971
"Al's Grand Hotel", 7175 Sunset Boulevard, Hollywood, CA (cat.)

1969
"Al's Café", Los Angeles, CA


Permanent Installations

1994
"Library Floor Installation", De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1993
"Siste Viator", Installation from Sonsbeek '93, Stichting Arnhemse Openbare Bibliotheek,
Arnhem, The Netherlands

1991
"Evening Time Reading Time", City of Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands (outdoor lighted street signs)


Group Shows (selection)

2014
The Crime Was Almost Perfect, curated by Cristina Ricupero, Witte de With, Rotterdam
Codex, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco

2013
In Parts, curated by David Kiehl, Whitney Museum of Art, New York
Paginations & Machinations, Air de Paris, Paris. 14 September – 31 October
Drawing Time, Reading Time, curated by Claire Gilman, The Drawing Center, New York. 10 October – 14 December
Live in Your Head: When Attitudes Become Form, curated by Germano Celant with Thomas Demand and Rem Koolhaas, Fondazione Prada, Venice. 1 June – 3 November
Kaboom! Comics in Art, Weserburg Museum fern Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Honey, I Rearranged the Collection. Bronx Museum, New York. 24 January – 2 June.
Made in Space, Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York

2012
"Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art", Smart Museum of Art, The University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
"Locus solus. Impressions of Raymond Roussel" (cur. by Joao Fernandes, Manuel Borja-Villel, François Piron), Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal (cat.)

2011
"Echoes", CCS, Paris, France
"Entertainment", Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Legacy", Fisher Landau Center for Art , Queens, NY, USA
"Cultural Production", Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Light Years: Conceptual Art and the Photograph", 1964-1977, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago
"Library Science", Artspace, New Haven, Connecticut, USA
"Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974–1981", LA MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970", Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California & Berkeley Art Museum, Berkeley, CA, USA
"It Happened at Pomona: Art at the Edge of Los Angeles 1969-1973, Part 2: Helene Winer at Pomona", Pomona College Museum of Art, Pomona, CA, USA

2010
"The City Proper", curated by James Welling, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Conjuring Houdini", The Jewish Museum, New York, NY, USA
"The Last Newspaper", New Museum, New York, NY, USA
"You can't get there from here but you can get here from there", Apexart, New York, NY, USA
"Au verso des images", MAMCO, Geneva, Switzerland
"Works in Edition", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"No Soul for Sale" (cur. Cecilia Alemani, Massimiliano Gioni and Maurizio Cattelan), Tate Modern, London, UK
"Cette Année Là", Galerie de la Marine and Villa Arson, Nice, France
"Human", Musée d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France
"Caractères", FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France
"Between Here and There: Passages in Contemporary Photography", The Metropolitan Museum, New York, NY, USA
"How Many Billboards? Art In Stead", MAK Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Selections from the MCA Collection", Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA
"Laocoon II", Contemporary Concerns, Vienna, Austria
"Held up by Columns", Renwick Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"R for Replicant", Kent & Vicki Logan Galleries, CCA Wattis Institute, San Francisco, CA, USA
"Ear to Page", Center for Book Arts, New York, NY, USA

2009
"REF 1990/2000 tg 59200 Joli Pavillon 300m2", Musée des Beaux-Arts Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing, France
"Là où je suis n'existe pas", Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse (cat.)
"La Suite", Air de Paris, Paris, France
"And Other Essays", CCS Bard, New York, USA
"Black Hole", CCA Kunsthalle, Andratx, Spain
"In & Out Amsterdam: Travels in Conceptual Art 1960-1976", MoMA, New York, USA (cat.)
"Unbuilt Roads", e-flux Project Space, New York, USA
"On second reading", Galeria Estrany De La Mota, Barcelona, Spain
"Sound of Music", Turner Contemporary Project Space, Margate, UK

2008
"A grande transformacion. Arte e maxia tactica", MARCO, Vigo, Spain
"Headlines & Footnotes", Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden, Norway
"cycloptically", MAMCO, Genève, Suisse
"Downtown Le Havre", Biennale d’Art Contemporain, Le Havre, France
"The Great Transformation – Art and Tactical Magic", Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
"The artist is a mysterious entertainer", De Appel, Amsterdam, Netherlands (cur. Vanessa Desclaux)
"Photography on Photography: Reflections on the Medium since 1960", The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA
“Book/Shelf”, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

2007
"Taking Time", MARCO, Vigo, Spain
"Multiplex: Directions in Art 1970 to Now", Museum of Modern Art, New York
"Who remembers where they are from?", Galerie Martin Janda, Vienne, Austria
"Passage du temps", Collection François Pinault, Tri Postal, Lille, France
"Uneasy Angel / Imagine Los Angeles artists from Los Angeles on intersections between reality and fiction", Sprueth Magers and Sprueth Magers Projekte, Munich, Germany
"If everybody had an ocean”, Tate St Ives, UK; CAPC, Bordeaux, France
"William Leavitt, Allen Ruppersberg and Mungo Thomson", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Romantic Conceptualism", Kunsthalle Nurrnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
Bawag Foundation, Vienne, Austria
"A theatre without theatre", MACBA, Barcelone, Espagne
Museu Colecçao Berardo, Lisbonne, Portugal
"Conceptual Photography 1964-1989", Zwirner & Wirth, New York, USA
"From Close To Home – Recent Acquisitions of Los Angeles Art", MOCA, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Fragments d’un temps oublié", FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon, France
"Sublime Objects. Collection sans frontières V", MNAC, Bukarest, Roumanie

2006
"Busy Going Crazy", La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
"After Cézanne", MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Grey Flags", Sculpture Center, New York, USA; CAPC, Bordeaux, France
"Los Angeles", Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

2005
"Sculptures, la tentation de la figure", FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France
"Spring/Summer", New Burlington Place, London, UK
"From A to B and back again", Galerie chez Valentin, Paris, France

2004
"Playlist", Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2003
"Raid the Icebox", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"A Perilous Space", Magnani, London, United Kingdom

2002
"To Whom It May Concern", CCAC Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA, USA
"JRP Editions", Raum Aktueller Kunst, Vienna, Austria
"Lost 2002 Past 1914", Merghelynck Museum, Ieper, Belgium
"Cadavre Exquis", Galerie Georges-Philippe & Nathalie Vallois, Paris, France
Gorney Bravin + Lee, New York, NY, USA
"ConArt", Site Gallery, Sheffield, UK

2001
"Chouinard; A Living Legacy", Oceanside Museum of Art, Oceanside, CA, USA
"A Private Reading, The Book as Image and Object", Senior & Shopmaker Gallery, New York, NY, USA
"Art Express: Art minimal et conceptuel américain: état d’une collection", Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland
"Das Gedächtnis der Kunst: Geschichte und Erinnerung in der Kunst der Gegenwart", Shirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt -Historisches Museum Frankfurt, Germany

2000
"Allen Ruppersberg: The Novel That Writes Itself", ArtPace, San Antonio, TX, USA
"Artisti e Architetti", Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena, Italy
"Zig Zag", FRAC Picardie, Amiens, France
"Library", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, USA
"Protest and Survive" (cur. by Matthew Higgs and Paul Noble), Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, UK
"Poesie over Sneeuwwitje, Pfft...", Museum voor Moderne Kunst, Arnhem, The Netherlands

1999
"Los Angeles", Galeries Sabine Knust and Philomene Magers, München, Germany
"Wallace Berman, Jeff Koons, Allan McCollum, Allen Rupersberg, Andy Warhol", Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery,
New York, NY, USA
"Story", AC Project Room, New York, NY, USA (cur. by Elyse Goldberg)
"Transmute", Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL, USA (cur. by Joshua Decter)
"Oeuvres de la collection du FRAC Centre", FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Nantes, France
"Changement d'air", Musée d'Art Moderne, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France
"Southern California Art: 1969 - 1974; Radical Past: Contemporary Art & Music in Pasadena, 1960 1974",
Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA, USA
"Wallace Berman, Kenneth Goldsmith, Allen Ruppersberg", Gorney Bravin & Lee, New York, NY, USA

1998/99
Life Lessons: How Art Can Change Your Life, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA

1998
"One Step Backwards", Centre Genevois de Gravure Contemporaine, Geneva, Switzerland
"Patchwork in Progress 4 and Mamco Magazine Show", Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain,
Genève, Switzerland
"Das Grosse Rasenstueck", Galerie der Stadt Schwaz, Schwaz, Austria
"Mai '68 - Positionen Seitgenössischer Kunst seit den 60er Jahren", Kunsthalle Köln am Neumarkt, Köln,
Germany (cur. by Brigitte Oetker & Christiane Schneider)
"TransFiction I: Point Blank", Charim Klocker, Vienna, Austria
"West Coast", FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Poitou, Charentes, France
"The Everday Sublime", Barbara Krakow Gallery, Boston, MA
"FranceSerio Ludere: Oeuvres de la Collection du FRAC Rhône-Alpes", Les Halles, Ecole Nationale des
Beaux-Arts, Lyon, France
"N.IGS./WI.UU.OX/W.OKS.MH/Y.IM: Oeuvres de la Collection du FRAC Poitou-Charentes", Fonds Régional d'Art
Contemporain, Marseille, France
"Video Reference Library", David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY
"2 ou 3 choses que je sais d'elle (première enquête): l'hypothèse du tableau volé", Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain, Genève, Switzerland
"90069", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1997
"Collaboration / Transformation: Lithographs from the Hamilton Press", Montgomery Gallery, Pomora College,
Claremont, CA; Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, The University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (cat.)
"West Coast: La Photographie américaine dans la collection du Fonds Regional d'Art Contemporain
Poitou-Charentes", Hôtel Saint-Simon, Angoulême, France
"Fake Ecstase With Me: Selections from the Permanent Collection", Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
"The View from Denver", Museum Moderner Kunst, Vienna, Austria (cur. by Dianne Vanderlip)
"Espace Construit: Collection du FRAC Centre", Musée des Beaux-Arts d'Orléans, Le Carré St. Vincent,
Scène Nationale; Institut d'Arts Visuels, Orléans, France
"The Best of All Possible Worlds", Sculpture 97, Münster, Germany (cur. by Kaspar König and Klaus Bussman)
Lyon Biennal, Lyon, France (cur. by Harold Szeemann)
"Sunshine & Noir: Art in LA, 1960 - 1967", Louisana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark; Kunstmuseum
Wolfsburg,Wolfsburg, Germany; Castello i Rivoli, Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Italy;
UCLA at the Armand Hammer Museum of Art and Cultural Center, Los Angeles, CA (organized by Lars Nittve & Helle Crenzien) (cat.)
"Moment Ginza", Magasin, Centre National d'Art Contemporain, Grenoble, France (organized by Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster)
"Art Lab: 13 Curators / One Collection", Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson,
New York, NY (cur. by first year students); Slad, Apex Art, New York, NY
(cur. by Mary Jones and Janice Krasnow)
"A Singular Vision: Prints from Landfall Press", Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

1996
"Paul McCarthy, Paul Noble, Allen Ruppersberg", Jay Gorney Modern Art, New York, NY
"Some Recent Acquisitions", Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
"Just Past: The Contemporary in MoCA's Permanent Collection", 1975 - 1996, Museum of Contemporary Art,
Los Angeles, CA
"Art at the End of the 20th Century; Selections from the Whitney Museum of American Art", National Gallery, Alexander Soutzos Museum, Athens, Greece (cat.)
"Thinking Print: Books to Billboards, 1980 - 95", The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (cat.)
"Some Grids", Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA (cur. by Carol Eliel and Lynn Zelevansky)
"Disneyland after Dark", Kunstant Kreuzberg/Bethanien, Berlin, Germany
"Hall of Mirrors: Art and Film Since 1945", Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA; The Wexner Center of the Arts, Columbus, OH; Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy; The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, IL (cur. by Kerry Brougher) (cat.)
"Acquiring Minds: Contemporary Art in Santa Barbara Collections", The Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA (cur. by Michael Darling and Nancy Doll)
"Reel works: Artists Films and Videos of the 70's", Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, FL
(cur. by Dara Meyers Kingsley) (cat.)
"Controfigura", Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy
"Drawings from the collection of Agnes Gund", The Century Association, New York, NY
"25 years: An Exhibition of Selected Works", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Photocollages", Le Consortium, Dijon, France
"1965 - 1975: Reconsidering the Object as Art Museum of Contemporary Art", Los Angeles, CA (cat.)
"Commercial Art: Christian Marclay, Allen Ruppersberg, Alexis Smith", Gallery Paule Angelin, San Francisco, CA
"Untitled (Reading Room), Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Dialogues de Paix: United Nations 50th Anniversary Exhibition", Parc de l'Ariane and Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland (presented by the French Association for Artistic Action,
cur. by Adelina von Fürstenberg) (cat.)
"Raul Guerreo, William Leavitt, Allen Ruppersberg", Gallery 3770 Park Boulevard, San Diego, CA
"Articulations: Forms of Language in Contemporary Art", Fisher Landau Center, Long Island City, NY

1994
"Cocido y Crudo", Museo Nacionale, Centre de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain (cur. by Dan Cameron) (cat.)
"Five Longish Wood Sculptures", Feature, New York, NY
"In the Field: Landscape in Recent Photography", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Drawn in the 70's", Brooke Alexander Gallery, New York, NY (cur. by Ted Bonin)
"The Century of the Multiple", Deichtorhalle Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany (cat.)
"Paper Work", John Weber Gallery, New York, NY
"Sortir de sa Réserve", Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
"Tekenwerk / Drawing", Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Ideas and Objects: Selected Drawings and Sculptures from the permanent Collection", The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cur. by Adam Weinberg and Beth Ven)
"L'Hiver de l'Amour", ARC, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France; P.S.1 Museum,
Long Island City, NY (organized by Elein Fleiss, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Bernard Joisten,
Jean-Luc Vilmouth and Olivier Zahm) (cat.)
"For 35 Years: Brooke Alexander Editions", The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
"Sea Change: Benefit for Franklin Furnace", Josh Baer Gallery, New York, NY
"Crime", Solo Impression Inc. & Gallery, New York, NY (cur. by Deborah Ripley)
"Sampler: Southern Video Tape Collection, 1970 - 1993", Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy (cur. by Paul McCarthy)
"Don't Look Now", Thread Waxing Space, New York, NY (cur. by Joshua Decter) (cat.)

1993
"Tables: Selections from the Lannan Foundation Collection", Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles, CA
"Sampler: Southern California Video Tape Collection, 1970 - 1993", David Zwirner Gallery, New York, NY;
Studio Guenzani, Milan, Italy (organized by Paul McCarthy)
"Restaurant, Restaurant-Bar "La Bocca", Paris, France (site specific exhibition curated by Marc Jancou) (cat.)
"Hotel Carlton", Hotel Carlton, Paris, France (organized by Hans Ulrich Obrist) (cat.)
"Summer Reading", Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
"Sonsbeek '93", Arnhem, The Netherlands (cur. by Valerie Smith) (cat.)
"Moving", Stichting De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"Rendez-vous manqués", Galerie Gabrielle Maubrie, Paris, France
"Paul Etienne Lincoln, Andrew Topolski, Frans Jacobi, Angela Bohnen, Allen Ruppersberg", Galerie Von der Tann, Berlin, Germany
"The Elusive Object: Recent Sculpture from the Permanent Collection of The Whitney Museum of American Art", Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, CT
"Sculpture and Multiples", Brooke Alexander Gallery and Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, NY
"Hans Peter Feldmann, Rodney Graham, Allen Ruppersberg", 303 Gallery, New York, NY

1992
"Postcards from Alphaville: Jean-Luc Godard in Contemporary Art, 1963 - 1992", P.S.1 Museum Long Island City, NY (cur. by Meyer Raphael Rubenstein)
"Proof: Los Angeles Art and the Photograph, 1960 - 1980", Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA
"One + One", La Galerie du Mois, Paris, France
Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain; "Harry Shunk / Projects: Pier 18"; Air de Paris and Urbi et Orbi, Paris, France (June - July); Galerie Daniel Bucholz, Köln, Germany, (Sept); Andrea Rosen Gallery,
New York, NY;
"L'Art dans la Peau", C.R.D.C., Nantes, France (Jan. - Feb. 1993); "Tattoo Collection" (initiated by Air de Paris and Galerie Urbi et Orbi)
"Brain: Internal Affairs", Beatrix Ziekenhuis Gorinchem, Gorinchem, The Netherlands (cat.)
"Drawings", Stuart Regen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Lincoln, Topolski, Jacobi, Bohnen, Allen Ruppersberg", Galerie Von Der Tann, Berlin, Germany
"Overlay", Louver Gallery, New York, NY
"One Leading to Another", 303 Gallery, New York, NY

1991
"A Passion for Art", Toni Shafrazi Gallery, New York, NY
"Just What is it that makes today's homes so different, so appealing?", The Hyde Collection, Glens Falls, NY
(cur. by Dan Cameron) (cat.)
"L'Esprit Bibliothèque", La Galerie du Mois, Paris, France (organized by Les Editions Belle Haleine, Paris) (cat.)
"Artists' Books from A to Z", Center for Books Arts, New York, NY (cur. by David Lee)
"1969", Daniel Newburg Gallery, New York, NY (cur. by Robert Nickas) (cat.)
"The Invisible Body", Rempire Fine Art and Gallery, New York, NY (cur. by Alan Jones)
"Recent Editions by Gallery Artists", Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY
"Letters", Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY
"No Man's Time", Villa Arson Nice, Nice, France (cat.)
"Night Lines", Centraal Museum Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands (cat.)
"Biennal 1991", Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (cat.)
"The Fetish of Nowledge", Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT (cur. by Jim Hyde)
"Outside America: Going into the 90's", Fay Gold Gallery, Atlanta, GA (cur. by Collins & Milazzo) (cat.)
"Collage: New Applications", Lehman College Art Gallery, New York, NY (cur. by William Zimmer) (brochure)
"Group Show", Landfall Press, Chicago, IL
"Karen Kilimnik, Raymond Pettibon, Allen Ruppersberg", 303 Gallery, New York, NY
"Los Angeles 1970 - 75", Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY; Richard Kuhlenschmidt Gallery,
Los Angeles, CA
"20th Century Collage - A Survey Exhibition", Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles, LA; Centro Cultural Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City, Mexico; Musée d'Art Moderne et d'Art Contemporain, Nice, France

1990
"Word As Image", Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI; Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX (cat.)
"Re-Framing Cartoons: In & Out of Context", Loughelton Gallery, New York, NY
"Hollywoodland, Fiction / Non-Fiction", New York, NY
"Art Conceptuel, Formes Conceptuelles", Galerie 1900 - 2000, Paris, France (cat.)
"All Quiet on the Western Front", Galerie Antoine Candau, Paris, France (cur. by Collins & Milazzo
"Brooke Alexander Editions: Selected Publications 1969 - 1989", Brooke Alexander Editions, New York, NY
"Black and White: Works on Paper", Linda Cathcart Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
"Boys and Girls, Men and Women", Addison Gallery of American Art, Philips Academy, Andover, MA
"Crossing the Line: Word & Image in Art", Montgomery Gallery, Pomona College, Claremont, USA
"Pharmacy", Jan Kesner Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (cur. by Cliff Benjamin)
"The Last Laugh: Irony, Humor, Self - Mockery and Derision", Massimo Audiello Gallery, New York, NY
"Information", Terrain Gallery, San Franciso, CA (cur. by Robert Nickas)
"Unrealism", Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY
"In the Beginning ...", Cleveland Center for Contemporary Art, Cleveland, OH

1989
"Amerikarma", Hallwalls Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY (cur. by Don Levin)
"Double Take: Advertising Reconsidered", Contemporary Arts Center, Buffalo, NY (cur. by Hudson)
"Jessica Diamond, Mike Kelley, Allen Ruppersberg", Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY
"A Good Read: The Book as Metaphor", Barbara Toll Gallery, New York, NY
"New York Winners", The BMW Gallery, New York, NY
"Constructing a History: A Focus on the Permanent Collection", Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
"Seeing is Believing", Christrine Burgin Gallery, New York, NY

1988
James Corcoran Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; "The First Generation, 1940 1962"; Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; "The Second Generation, 1957 - 1987", Pence Gallery, Santa Monica, CA; "The Second Generation: Form and Idea, 1960 - 1987"; series of three exhibitions titled: "Lost and found in California: Four Decades of Assemblage Art" (cur. by Sandra Leonard Starr) (cat.)
"A 'Drawing' Show", Lorence Monk Gallery, New York, NY (cur. by Marvin Heiferman)
"A 'Drawing' Show", Cable Gallery, New York, NY (cur. by Jerry Saltz)

1987
"LA Hot & Cool", M.I.T. List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA (cat.)
"Art Against AIDS", Multiple Galleries, New York, NY
"Collection Agnes et Frits Brecht", Centre Regional d'Art Contemporain Midi - Pyrénées, France
"Perverted By Language", Hillwood Art Gallery, Long Island University, Greenvale, NY
(cur. by Robert Nickas) (cat.)
"LA Hot & Cool: Pioneers", Bank of Boston Art Gallery, Cambridge, MA

1986
Faculty Exhibition, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC
"Group Show", Cash / Newhouse Gallery, New York, NY
"When Attitude Becomes Form", Bess Cutler Gallery, New York, NY
Awards in the Visual Arts, Neuberger Museum, State Universuty of New York, Purchase, NY
"Altered States", Procter Arts Center, Bard College, New York, NY

1985
"Image / Word: The Art of Reading", New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA (cur. by Barrett Watten) (cat.)
"Image There's a Future", Attack Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Group Show", Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY

1984
"The Becht Collection: Visual Art from the Agnes and Frits Becht Collection", Stedelijk Museum,
Amsterdam, The Netherlands

1983
"Image There's a Future", Attack Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"An Exhibition of Small Paintins, Drawings, Sculptures and Photographs", Marian Goodman Gallery,
New York, NY
"Language, Drama, Source, and Vision", The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

1982
"Shift: LA / NY", Neuberger Museum, Purchase, NY

1981
"Shift: LA / NY", Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA; Neuberger Museum, State University of New York, Purchase, NY (cat.)
"Stay Tuned", The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY (cur. by Ned Rifkin) (cat.)
"Collage: New Applications", Lehman College Art Gallery, NY
"Preview - New Works", Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY

1980
"Richard Artschwager, Claes Oldenburg, Allen Ruppersberg", J. Walter Thompson, New York, NY

1978
"73rd American Exhibition", Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
(cur. by A. James Speyer and Anne Rorimer) (cat.)
"With a Smile", Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
"History / Religion / Biography", Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"Christmas in July", Rosamund Felsen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
"From Allen to Zucker", Texas Gallery, Houston, TX
"Los Angeles - Toronto Exchange", A.C.T., Toronto, Canada (with Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art)

1977
"Books Works", The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
"American Narrative Story Art", Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, TX; Santa Barbara, CA;
University Art Gallery, Berkeley, CA; Winnepeg Art Center, Winnepeg, Canada; New Orleans Contemporary Art Center, New Orleans, LA (cat.)
"The Artist's Book", Mandeville Art Gallery, University of San Diego, San Diego, CA
"Nine Artists: Theodoron Awards", Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (cat.)
"Paper Art", Pomona College Art Gallery, Pomona, CA

1976
"Group Show", Art & Project, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
"California Painting and Sculpture: The Modern Era", San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA;
National Collection of Fine Arts; Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
"Art & Project Show", Fine Arts Building, New York, NY
"Exhibitions and Presentations", Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
(cur. by William Borden)


Videotapes by Allen Ruppersberg

1995
"As far As We Have Come" (site - specific installation with video tapes for dialogues of Peace: United Nations
'50th Anniversary Exhibition' at Parc de l'Ariana and Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland (cat.)

1986
"The Secret of Life & Death: Allen Ruppersberg" (by Peter Kirbey)

1973
"A Lecture on Houdini (for Terry Allen)"

Writings and Published Projects by Allen Ruppersberg

1992
"Our House is very Beautiful at Night", Alti Novri (Utrecht), vol. 2, nr.1

1988
"Art Paper", Artists' Page, Sept.
"Art Paper", Artists' Page, Apr.

1979
"Burning Issues", Paris Review, #75, Spring

1978
"Miscellaneous Men", Bulletin, Art & Project, Amsterdam
"Notes for Progress not Adventure", Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Oct. - Nov. #20

1977
"Institute for Art & Urban Recources", Bulletin

1976
"View", Crown Point Press

1973
"Thank You Dr. Duchamp", Bulletin 67, Art & Project, Amsterdam


Books by Allen Ruppersberg

1997
"The Best of All Possibles Worlds", published for the installation in the exhibition: "Skulptur Projects in Münster", edition of 2000 (ISBN : 3 - 88789 - 124 - 4)

1972
"Greetings from LA"

1971
"Al's Grand Hotel", Allen Ruppersberg
"25 Pieces", Allen Ruppersberg (unpublished)

1970
"14 Peaces", Allen Ruppersberg

1969
"23 Peaces", Allen Ruppersberg


Teaching

1999
Standford University, Stanford, CA; Guest artist

1995
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA; Winter term faculty
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Fall term faculty

1987
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Winter term faculty

1982
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Summer term faculty

1981
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Fall term faculty

1980
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl; Spring term faculty

1978
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA; Guest artist

1977 - 1979
Ceta Arts Program, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

1975
University of California, Santa Barbara; CA; Fall term faculty

1974
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Speaker ('The Ironic LA Artist')
Oberlin University, Oberlin, OH; Guest Lecturer
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Lecturer
University of California, Irvine, CA; Guest Lecturer
Fresno State University, Fresno, CA; Guest Artist

1973
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; Guest Lecturer
Art Center School, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Lecturer

1972
Imaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Lecturer
California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Lecturer



Public Collections

USA

Grunwald Center for Graphic Arts, University of California, Los Angeles, CA
Lannan Foundation, Santa Fe, NM
Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, MA
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-On-Hudson, NY
Cleveland Art Museum, Cleveland, OH
Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
Los Angeles Coutry Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA
Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwauklee, WI
Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA
The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY

France

FRAC Centre, Orléans, France
FRAC Limousin, Limoges, France
FRAC Nord Pas-de-Calais, Dunkerque, France
FRAC Poitou-Charentes, Angoulême, France
FRAC Rhône-Alpes, Lyon, France

Germany

Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany

The Netherlands

Foundation de Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Stichting Arnhemse Openbare en Gelderse Wetenschappelijke Bibliotheek, Arnhem, The Netherlands
The City of Utrecht, The Netherlands
Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Awards

1997
Guggenheim Fellowship
Stiftung Laurenz Haus, Basel, Switzerland; Artist in Residence

1987
South Eastern Center for Contemporary Arts, Winston-Salem, NC; Awards in the Visual Arts

1982
National Endowment for the Arts

1977
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; Theodoron Awards (group exhibition, cat.)

1976
National Endowment for the Arts

1975
Change, Inc.

Guest Artist

1995
California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA; Winter term faculty
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Fall term faculty

1987
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC; Winter term faculty

1982
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Summer term faculty

1981
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Fall term faculty

1980
Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fl; Spring term faculty

1978
San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA; Guest artist

1977 - 1979
Ceta Arts Program, Los Angeles Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

1975
University of California, Santa Barbara; CA; Fall term faculty

1974
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Speaker ('The Ironic LA Artist')
Oberlin University, Oberlin, OH; Guest Lecturer
University of California, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Lecturer
University of California, Irvine, CA; Guest Lecturer
Fresno State University, Fresno, CA; Guest Artist

1973
University of California, Santa Barbara, CA; Guest Lecturer
Art Center School, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Lecturer

1972
Imaculate Heart College, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Lecturer
California Institute of the Arts, Los Angeles, CA; Guest Lecturer