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Rebecca Warren

<b>Rebecca Warren</b>
<i>Large Concretised Monument to the Twentieth Century</i>, 2007
bronze, 70 7/8 x 74 3/4 x 27 1/2 inches (180 x 189.9 x 69.9 cm.)
Edition of 2
Rebecca Warren
Large Concretised Monument to the Twentieth Century, 2007
bronze, 70 7/8 x 74 3/4 x 27 1/2 inches (180 x 189.9 x 69.9 cm.)
Edition of 2
<b>Rebecca Warren</b>
<i>OO</i>, 2006
bronze, 50 x 16.93 x 12.99 inches (127 x 43 x 33 cm.)
Edition of 3
Rebecca Warren
OO, 2006
bronze, 50 x 16.93 x 12.99 inches (127 x 43 x 33 cm.)
Edition of 3
<b>Rebecca Warren</b>
<i>There Is Another Way</i>, 2011 
hand-painted bronze, 118 x 28 x 27 inches (299.7 x 71.1 x 68.6 cm.)
Edition of 2, with 1 AP
Rebecca Warren
There Is Another Way, 2011
hand-painted bronze, 118 x 28 x 27 inches (299.7 x 71.1 x 68.6 cm.)
Edition of 2, with 1 AP

Biography

Rebecca Warren
(Born 1965)

Rebecca Warren was born in London in 1965 and received her MFA from Chelsea College of Art and Design in 1992. Immediately following, Warren was an artist-in-residence at the Ruskin School at Oxford University, London. Warren is most well known of her sculptures in clay an bronze as well as for her arranged vitrines, all of which are primarily concerned with the female form. Warren’s representation of the female nude reflects on this traditional subject matter while also challenging its associations. Working in unfired clay and bronze, Warren produces sculptures with a rough, unfinished quality that emphasize the physicality of the clay. She addresses how the female form has been fetishized throughout history, referring to the imagery of artists such as Willem de Kooning, Helmut Newton, Degas and Picasso. These references are combined with Warren’s characteristic style and tactile process to result in a contemplation of gender, sculptural form, and the hierarchies involved with art history.

Warren has presented solo exhibitions at museums including the Kunsthalle Zürich and the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has also been included in the 2006 Tate Triennial and 54th Venice Biennale as well as group exhibitions at the Guggenheim Bilbao, Spain, Tate Britain, and The New Museum, New York. Warren has received widespread critical recognition for her work, including nominations for the Turner Prize in 2006 and the Vincent Award in 2008. Rebecca Warren currently lives and works in London.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016
Rebecca Warren: The Main Feeling, Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas

2014
Why Do Birds Suddenly Appear?, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany

2013
The Living, Kunstverein München e.V., Münich, Germany

2012
Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens, Ghent, Belgium

2010

Art Institute of Chicago and The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago

2009
Feelings, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2007
Large Concretised Monument to the Twentieth Century, Chiswick Business Park, London, United Kingdom (Permanent installation)
Come Helga, This Is No Place For Us, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2005
Zoo Story: An exhibition of animals in art--for the young and young at heart, Fisher Landau Center for Art, New York
Pas de Deux, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York

2004
Dark Passage, Kunsthalle Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

2003
Donald Young Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
The Boiler Room, The Saatchi Gallery, London, United Kingdom
SHE, Maureen Paley, London, United Kingdom

2002
Fleischvater, Modern Art, London, United Kingdom

2000
The Agony and the Ecstasy, Maureen Paley, London, United Kingdom

1995
Manliness without ostentation.., the Agency, London, United Kingdom

1993
I Have Every Vice in the World, Dolphin Gallery, Oxford, United Kingdom

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2016
Night in the Museum, Arts Council Collection, Longside Gallery, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, London
Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible, Metropolitan Museum of Art at The Met Breuer, New York

2015
Sculpture: Muñoz, Schütte, Trockel, and Warren, Skarstedt, New York
10 Sculptures, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles, California
Summer Exhibition 2015, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom
Plasters: Casts and Copies, The Hepworth Wakefield, Wakefield, United Kingdom
ArtZuid, International Sculpture Route, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
La Peregrina, curated by Jenny Saville for ‘Rubens and His Legacy’, Royal Academy, London, United Kingdom

2014
She, List Art Center, Brown University, Providence, Rhode Island
Cast From Life, Skarstedt, New York
Summer Group Exhibition, Matthew Marks, Los Angeles, California
Then and Now, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
The Human Factor, Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Albert Oehlen Talking about Painting, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
Cool Place - Sammlung Scharpff, Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Love Story - The Anne & Wolfgang Titze Collection, 21er Haus and the Winter Palace, Vienna, Austria
In der Wohnung, curated by Fredi Fischli, Albert Oehlen and Niels Olsen, Gerbert Foundation, Rapperswil, Switzerland
Somewhat Abstract, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, United Kingdom
Summer Exhibition 2014, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom

2013
Riotous Baroque: From Cattelan to Zurbarán, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao, Spain

2012
Darren Almond, Katharina Fritsch, Martin Honert, Gary Hume, Paul Sietsema, Rebecca Warren, Terry Winters, Matthew Marks Gallery, Los Angeles, California
The Space Between, Tate Britain, London, , United Kingdom

2011
Modern British Sculpture, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom
Lustwarande ’11-RAW. 4th Edition International Sculpture Exhibition, Park De Oude Warande, Tilburg, The Netherlands
ILLUMInations, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
The Collectors Show, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

2010
Statuesque, Public Art Fund at City Hall Park, New York. Traveled to Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, Texas
The Future Demands Your Participation: Contemporary Art from the British Council Collection, Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai, China
Grand National: Art from Britain, Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen, Norway

2009
Accrochage, Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Germany
Classified, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom

2008
The Vincent Award 2008, Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam, The Netherland
Origins, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, New York

2007
Five Works in Bronze: Darren Almond, Robert Gober, Ellsworth Kelly, William de
Kooning, Rebecca Warren
, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Unmonumental: The Object in the 21st Century, New Museum, New York
The Third Mind, Palais de Tokyo, Paris, France

2006
Turner Prize Exhibition, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom
Tate Triennial 2006: New British Art, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom

2005
The British Art Show 6, Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom

2004
Strange, I’ve seen that face before, Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, Scotland
Sculpture, Kunsthalle Wien, Vienna, Austria

2003
Rachel Harrison, Hirsch Perlman, Dieter Roth, Jack Smith, Rebecca Warren, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Still Life, Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes, Santiago, Chile. Traveled to Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas, Venezuela; Centro Cultural, Buenos Aires, Argentina; Parque de España, Rosario, Argentina; and Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogotá, Colombia

2002
The Galleries Show Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom (catalogue)
Summer Exhibition 2002, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom (catalogue)

1998
BANK, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, United Kingdom

1997
Material Culture; Sculpture from the 80s and 90s, Hayward Gallery, London, United Kingdom (catalogue)

1996
Berlin Art Fair, Berlin, Germany
NIS Project at world PC Expo, Tokyo, Japan
On Camp/Off Base: Pimple Life, Tokyo Big Sight Exhibition Centre, Tokyo, Japan (catalogue)
Disneyland After Dark: La Ronde, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin, Germany (catalogue)

1995
The Meaning of Life..., Art Node Foundation, Stockholm, Sweden
The Meaning of Life.., parts 1 & 2, CCA, Glasgow, Scotland
Disneyland After Dark: La Ronde, Konstmuseum, Uppsala, Sweden (catalogue)
Stockholm Art Fair, Sweden


AWARDS
2008
Vincent Award nominee, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2006
Turner Prize nominee, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom

1998
Artists Production Awards, London Arts Board

1997
Artists First-time Publication Award, Arts Council of England

1994
Artists Production Awards (with Fergal Stapleton), London Arts Board
Contemporaries, The Mall Gallery, London, United Kingdom