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Modern Art is pleased to announce a solo exhibition of new work by Richard Tuttle. It is Tuttle’s third solo show with Modern Art.

This exhibition at Modern Art comprises four new bodies of work made over the course of the past year.

Richard Tuttle lives and works in New York City, and Abiquiu, New Mexico, USA. He was born in Rahway, New Jersey, USA, in 1941, and completed his BA at Trinity College, Hartford, USA, in 1963.

Over fifty years, Richard Tuttle’s work has been the subject of more than two hundred solo exhibitions. He held his first solo show at Betty Parsons Gallery, New York, in 1965, and in 1975 was granted a ten-year survey exhibition at New York’s Whitney Museum of American Art. Richard Tuttle’s work was included in the Venice Biennale in 1976, 1997 and 2001, Documenta in 1972, 1977 and 1982, and the Whitney Biennial of American Art in 1977, 1987 and 2000.

In London in 2014, Richard Tuttle undertook the Turbine Hall commission for Tate Modern, coinciding with a retrospective exhibition at the Whitechapel Gallery. Recent solo exhibitions include Slide, Bergen Kunsthall, Norway (2012); Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany (2012); Hello, The Roses, with Mei-mei Berssenbrugge, Kunstverein Munich, Germany (2012); Triumphs, Dublin City Gallery, The Hugh Lane, Ireland (2010 – 2011); The Use of Time, Kunsthaus Zug, Switzerland (2008); The Art of Richard Tuttle, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA, travelled to the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, USA, Dallas Museum of Art, USA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, USA, and Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, USA (2005 – 2007); Wire Pieces, CAPC Musée d’Art Contemporain, Bordeaux, France (2005); It’s a Room for 3 People, Drawing Center, New York, USA, travelled to Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, USA (2004 – 2006); Perceived Obstacles, Stiftung Schleswig-Holsteinische Landesmuseen, Schloss Gottorf, Schleswig, Germany, travelled to Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Munster, Germany, and Akademie der Künste, Berlin, Germany (2000 – 2001).


Richard Tuttle’s current solo exhibition Wire Pieces, at Pulitzer Arts Foundation, St Louis, USA, runs until 12 September; Both/And Richard Tuttle Print and Cloth, at the Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, USA, runs until summer; and A room within the collection and a drawing cabinet, at Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, runs until 30 June.
Richard Tuttle
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5 - 27 June