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Biography

Richard Artschwager was born in 1923 in Washington, D.C. He received a BA in 1948 from Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. He has been the subject of several solo exhibitions, including Richard Artschwager, University of California Davis, Davis, CA (1968); Richard Artschwager, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (1988); Richard Artschwager, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (2017); and Richard Artschwager, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Revereto, Italy; Guggenheim Bilbao, Bilbao, Spain (2019). He has also participated in several group exhibitions, including The Photographic Image, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY (1965); New Art, The Tate, London, UK (1983); A Minimal Future? Art As Object 1958-1968, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (2004); and Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950-2019, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (2019). Artschwager died in 2013 in Albany, NY.

Bio updated as of 2023.

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