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Rita McBride
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Rita McBride

Rita McBride lives in Italy and Germany where she is a professor at the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. In the last decade her work has been the subject of solo museum exhibitions in Austria, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Liechtenstein, Switzerland and the USA. Recent solo exhibitions include Previously, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Swtizerland; Way Out East, Konrad Fischer Galerie Berlin; Profili, Galerie Alfonso Artiaco, Naples (all 2010); Blindsided and Divided, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich; New Markers, Alexander and Bonin, New York (both 2009); Public Works, Musuem Abteiberg, Moechen Gladbach; Settlers, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto (both 2008); HEX.PRO.JIG., Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich (2006); Exhibition, The Sculpture Center, Long Island City, NY; No Fixed Address, Artspeak, Vancouver (both 2004); General Growth, Institut d’art contemporain, Villeurbanne; Naked Came the Stranger, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz (both 2002). 472 New Positions, De Pont, Tilburg (2001); Werkshow, Kunsthalle Bade-Baden; Secession Tower, Wiener Secession, Vienna (both 2000). Group exhibitions include Zidovi na Ulici/Walls in the Street, Musej savramene umetnosti Beograd, Belgrade (2008); The World as a Stage, Tate Modern, London (2007); Farsites/Sitios Distantes, San Diego Museum of Art; Centro Cultural Tijuana CECUT (2005); Micro-Utopias, Bienal de Valencia, Spain; Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (both 2003); 2002 Taipei Biennial, Taipei Fine Arts Museum, Taiwan (2002); Archisculptures, Kunstverein Hannover (2001); Over the Edges: The Corners of Ghent, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent (2000). Rita McBride received her BA from Bard College, Annandale-on Hudson, NY in 1982 and her MFA from California Institute of the Arts, Valencia in 1987. She is currently engaged in a 52 meter high public sculpture made of carbon fiber tubes in Munich, entitled Mae West. Upcoming Museum exhibitions include Museu d’Art Contemporani de Barcelona MACBA and K20 Kunstsammlung NRW, Duesseldorf (both 2012).