Chronik

1967
Born in Chicago, USA
1990
Brown University
1993
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago - M.F.A.
1994
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture
Lives and works in New York City
Awards
1996 National Endowment for the Arts, Mid-Atlantic Grant in Painting
1996 New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship in Painting
Lectures
2001 Conversations with Contemporary Artists, MoMA, New York, USA.

Ausstellungen

2011
The Indiscipline of Painting, Tate St. Ives, Cornwall, UK, touring to the Mead Gallery, University of Warwick, UK
2011
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2009 – 2010
Trail Blazers in the 21st Century, The David and Ruth Robinson Eisenberg Gallery, New Brunswick, NJ, USA
2009
Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
2009
Maureen Paley, London, UK (solo)
2008
Gallery Minmin, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
2008
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2008
Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2008
Unique Act, Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin, Ireland
2008
Take Me There Show Me The Way, Haunch of Venison, New York, USA
2007
Bushels, Bundles & Barrels, Superfund Investment Center, New York, USA
2007
Don’t Look, Contemporary Drawings from an Alumni’s Collection Martina Yamin, class of 1958, Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, USA
2007
The Painting Show-Slipping Abstraction, Mead Gallery, Warwick Arts Centre, Coventry, UK
2006
it is, “what is it”, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA
2006
Ruth Root, Alex Brown, Cameron Martin, Sally Ross, Gallery Min Min, Tokyo, Japan
2005
Galerie Nikolaus Ruzicska, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
2005
Extreme Abstraction, curated by Claire Schneider and Louis Grachos, Albright Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, USA
2005
Trade, White Columns, New York, USA
2004
City Maps, ArtPace, San Antonio, USA
2004
Maureen Paley Interim Art, London, UK (solo)
2004
Galeria Marta Cervera, Madrid, Spain (solo)
2003
Statements, Art Basel, Miami, USA (solo)
2003
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2003
The ContemporaryArtProject, Collection, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
2003
Greetings from New York: A Painting Show, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Austria
2003
20th Anniversary, Welcome Home, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, Corp., New York, USA
2003
Permanent Collection On View, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, USA
2002
Emotional Rescue: the ContemporaryArtProject Collection, Curated by Linda Farris, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA
2002
Jump, curated by Ross Neher, The Painting Center, New York, USA
2002
I-Beam, Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York, USA
2002
Inheriting Matisse: The Decorative Contour in Contemporary Art, Curated by Michelle Grabner, Rocket Gallery, London, UK
2002
Acme Gallery, Los Angeles, USA
2002
Abstract Redux, Danese Gallery, New York, USA
2002
State of the Gallery, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA
2002
Sam collect - contemporary art project, Seattle Art Museum, USA
2001
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
2001
The Approximative, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
2001
Painting show, curated by Laura Owens, Chicago Project Room, Los Angeles, USA
2000
Galleria Franco Noero, Turin, Italy (solo)
2000
Greater New York, curated by Klaus Biesenbach and Laura Hoptman, PS1 Contemporary Art Centre, New York, U.S.A
2000
Fuel Serve, curated by Kenny Schachter, Kenny Schachter/Rove, New York, USA
2000
Salty Salute, West Wing Art Space, Toronto, Canada
2000
Perfidy -Exhausted Embrace, curated by Martyn Simpson and Daniel Sturgis, Convent Sainte Marie de La Tourette, Eveux, France
2000
Kosmobiologie, curated by Nancy Chaikin, Bellwether Gallery, New York, USA
1999
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1999
Fifteen, Deutsche Bank, Curated by Walter Robinson, New York, USA
1999
Free Coke, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
1998
Home and Away, curated by Kirsty Bell, Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, Corp., New York, USA
1998
Son-of-a-Guston, curated by Nina Bovasso, Clementine Gallery, New York, USA
1998
Cambio, Part 2, curated by Kenny Schachter, Museo Universitario Del Chopo, Mexico City, Mexico
1998
Sassy Nuggets, Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, USA
1998
New Museum Benefit Auction, Pierogi 2000 Portfolios, New York, USA
1998
Superfreaks: Part II, Odyssey, Greene Naftali Gallery, New York, USA
1997
Ruth Root; Abstract Paintings for Beds, AAA Gallery, New York, USA (solo)
1997
Wesleyan College, Macon, USA (solo)
1997
Cambio, curated by Kenny Schachter, 526 West 26th St., New York, USA
1997
Wrong Place, Right Time, curated by Giovanni Garcia-Fenech, Temporary Space, New York, USA
1997
Vague Pop, curated by Giovanni Garcia-Fenech, View room, New York, USA
1996
The Experimenters, Curated by Kenny Schachter, Lombard-Fried Fine Arts, New York, USA
1996
Taking Stock, curated by Kenny Schachter, 25 Broad Street, New York, USA
1996
Texas Meets New York, curated by Kenny Schachter, Arlington Museum of Art, Arlington, USA
1996
Bump, The Greene County Council on the Arts, Catskill, New York, USA
1996
The Death of the Death of Painting, curated by Kenny Schachter, USA
1995
Lookin’ Good, Feelin’ Good, 450 Gallery, New York, USA
1995
Eat or Be Eaten/ Painting, Not Painting, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo. New York, USA
1995
X-Sightings, Anderson Gallery, Buffalo, New York, USA
1994
Crash, Thread Waxing Space, New York, USA

Literatur

2008
Ruth Root, The New Yorker, 3 March 2008
2008
Rosenburg, Karen, Ruth Root, The New York Times, 22 February 2008, p.22
2007
Januszczak, Waldemar, Art: The Painting Show, Sunday Times Culture, 18 February 2007
2005
AC, Ruth Root: Maureen Paley. Modern Painters, May
2005
Schneider, Claire and Grachos, Louis. Extreme Abstraction. Albright Knox Gallery (cat.)
2005
Buffalo, New York. The Buffalo Fine Arts Academy Reddy Young, Tara (cat.)
2004
Campagnola, Sonia. Ruth Root. Flash Art. Summer
2004
Campagnola, Sonia, Ruth Root, Flash Art, Summer 2004
2004
Pozuelo, Abel H., Ruth Root, El Cultural, May 2004
2004
Carpio, Francisco, Ruth Root, ABC Cultural, June 2004
2004
Pardo, Tania, "Ruth Root', Exit Express, June 2004
2004
Boyce, Roger, “Ruth Root at Andrew Kreps Gallery,” Art in America, February 2004
2003
Richard, Frances, “Ruth Root: Andrew Kreps Gallery,” Artforum, September 2003
2003
Kerr, Merrily, “New York New York: Art Fragments from the Big Apple” Flash Art, July-Sept. 2003
2003
Burton, Johanna, “Ruth Root” Time Out New York, May 15-22, 2003
2003
“Ruth Root” www.flavorpill.com, May 10, 2003
2003
Smith, Roberta. “Ruth Root” The New York Times, May 9, 2003
2002
Pagel, David. “Some Things Old, Some Things New,” Los Angeles Times, May 10, 2002
2002
Sam Collects Contemporary Art Projects. Seattle Art Museum. Seattle, WA (cat.)
2001
Dailey, Meghan and Gingeras, Alison M. The Approximative. Mink Ranch Productions. Paris, France (cat.)
2001
Isé, Claudine. “Coughlan, Reeder, Root, Weatherford,” Tema Celeste, September/October 2001
2001
Schmerler, Sarah. “Gallery Beat,” Art on Paper, July-August, 2001
2001
Johnson, Ken. “Ruth Root,” The New York Times, April 27, 2001
2001
Mahoney, Robert. “Ruth Root,” Time Out New York, May 10-17, 2001
2001
Naves, Mario. “These Paintings Are Watching You,” The New York Observer, May 7, 2001
2001
Wehr, Anne. “Cigarette break,” Time Out New York, April 19-26, 2001
2000
Cibulski, Dana Mouton. “New York,” Art Papers Magazine, November / December 2000
2000
Conti, Tiziana. “Ruth Root,” Tema Celeste, November 2000
2000
Dault, Gary Michael. “Salty Salute at the West Wing Art Space,” The Globe and Mail,September 30, 2000
2000
Orange, Mark. “Greater New York,” Untitled, Autumn, 2000
2000
Kino, Carol. “The Emergent Factor,” Art in America, July 2000
2000
Hunt, David. “Kosmobiologie,” Time Out New York, July 27, 2000
2000
Shave, Stuart. “Man Made,” i-D, April 2000
2000
Sumpter, Helen. “Ruth Root,” Hot Tickets, March 2000
2000
Cook, Mark. “Ruth Root,” The Big Issue, March 2000
2000
Cotter, Holland. “New York Contemporary, Defined 150 Ways,” The New York Times, March 6, 2000
2000
Turner, Grady. “Beautiful Dreamers,” Flash Art, January-February 2000
2000
Groom, Simon. Perfidy: Surviving Modernism. Kettle’s Yard. Cambridge (cat.)
1999
European Galleries. Art Forum Berlin. Berlin, Germany (cat.)
1999
Swenson, Susan (ed.). Pierogi Press. vol. 3, New York, NY (cat.)
1999
Cotter, Holland. “Ruth Root,” Art in Review, The New York Times, March 1999
1999
Pinchbeck, Daniel. “Ruth Root”, The Newspaper of New York, March 1999
1999
Schmerler, Sarah. “Ruth Root,” Time Out New York, March 1999
1999
Spaid, Sue. “Met Life,” The Village Voice, March 1999
1999
Turner, Grady. “Son of a Guston,” Flash Art, January, 1999
1997
Schachter, Kenny. Cambio. Mexican Cultural Institute of New York. New York, NY (cat.)
1995
“Eclectic Exhibition Opens at the Anderson Gallery,” Metro Weekend, November 1995
1995
Huntington, Richard. “The Expected and Unexpected - A Fun Mix From Near and Far,” The Buffalo News, July 1995
1995
Huntington, Richard. “Nasty at Times,” The Buffalo News, December 1995
1995
Victor, Mathieu. “Eat or Be Eaten,” Artvoice, November, 1995