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Yvonne Rainer  1934, US

Rank (2014): 885 – 

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Film, Performance, Choreography

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USA 34
Germany 11
United Kingdom 10
Spain 5
Austria 5

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Artist Rank
Bruce Nauman  3 22
Joan Jonas  196 19
Marina Abramovic  36 19
Eleanor Antin  649 18
Adrian Piper  179 17

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  Whitney Museum of American Art, USA 4

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1934 Born in San Francisco, CA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 84  Please report missing Information

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   Yvonne Rainer - Raum, Körper, Sprache - Space, body, Language - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Yvonne Rainer - Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz

   Yvonne Rainer - Not Much To Look At - - Las Cienegas Projects, Los Angeles, CA (closed, 2011)
   The Yvonne Rainer Project - BFI - British Film Institute Southbank Gallery, London (England)

   Yvonne Rainer - Radical Juxtapositions - Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI
   Yvonne Rainer - Radical Juxtapositions 1961- 2002 - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA


to top Group shows   78

   Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama—Manhattan, 1970–1980 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Lonely At The Top - Moments On Moments - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

   Desire Lines - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
   Moments on Moments - Lunds konsthall, Lund
Description and image  re.act.feminism #2 - A Performing Archive - Fundación Antoni Tŕpies, Barcelona
   Now Here is also Nowhere: Part I - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Ourselves - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
   Fluxus und die Anfänge der Medienkunst - FLUXUS+, Potsdam
   Portrait: Genre Boundaries - National Center For Contemporary Art (NCCA) - Moscow Branch, Moscow
   Portrait/landscape: Genre Boundaries - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
   Videoprogram: Performing Women - Aarhus Kunstbygning - Center for Contemporary Art, Aarhus
Description Museet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary Artre.act.feminism #2 - A Performing Archive - Museet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde Send message
   re.act.feminism 2 - a performing archive - Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb
   Turtle Salon - Gray Area Gallery, Brighton (England)
   Turtle Salon - Meter Room, Coventry (England)
   Moments - Eine Geschichte der Performance in 10 Akten - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Split Moment - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA

Description  Dance Your Life - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Accomplices - The photographer and the artist around 1970 - Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie / Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Description  barely there Part II - Museum of Contemporay Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
   You seem the same as always, - - The Common Guild, Glasgow (Scotland)
Description  Dance with Camera - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ

   Move: Choreographing You - Hayward Gallery, London (England)
   Testimony to Improvisation 1972-3 - - Sorcha Dallas Gallery, Glasgow (Scotland) (closed, 2011)
   I Must Say That At First It Was Difficult Work - Kunsthall Oslo, Oslo
   Off the Wall Part 1: Thirty Performative Actions - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Make the Most of Now - WUK - Kunsthalle Exnergasse, Vienna
   Chained to a Creature of a Different Kingdom - David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL
   How Many Billboards? Art In Stead - MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood, CA

Description and image  Performa 09 - Performa, New York City, NY
   The Poetics of Space - Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
Description and image  9 Evenings : Art, Theatre and Engineering - De 2009 ŕ 1966 - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

   Looking for mushrooms. Beat Poets, Hippies, Funk und Minimal Art: Kunst und Counterculture in San Francisco um 1968 - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
Description and image  2008 California Biennial - California Pacific Triennial, Newport Beach
   Manifesto Marathon - Serpentine Gallery, London (England)
Description and image  WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Todas as historias - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
   Freeway Balconies - - Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (closed, 2013)
   That Was Then...This Is Now - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Here We Dance - Tate Modern, London (England)
Description and image  WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

Description and image  Performa 07 - The Second Biennial of New Visual Art Performance - Performa, New York City, NY
   WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
   Live Art on Camera - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (England)
   A batalla dos xéneros - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
   Ver bailar. Diálogo entre la danza y las bellas artes - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
Description and image  Documenta 12 - Documenta, Kassel
   rehearsal behaviour transposed to performance - Kunstverein Rosenheim, Rosenheim
Description  9 Evenings Reconsidered: Art, Theatre, and Engineering, 1966 - Leonard & Bina Ellen Art Gallery, Montreal, QC
Description and image  WACK! - Art And The Feminist Revolution - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Tanzen, Sehen - Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen
   Lights, Camera, Action: Artists´ Films for the Cinema - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

   SLAPstick - Lora Reynolds Gallery, Austin, TX
   9 Evenings Reconsidered - Art, Theatre, and Engineering, 1966 - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
   When Artists Say We - Artists Space, New York City, NY
   Videomix. Dancing - La Casa Encendida, Madrid

Description and image  Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: - Die RAF - Ausstellung - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
Description and image  Zur Vorstellung des Terrors: Die RAF-Ausstellung - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin

Description  Behind the facts interfunktionen 1968-1975 - Fundación Joan Miró, Barcelona

Description  Art, Lies and Videotape: Exposing Performance - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool (England)

Description  Die Gewalt ist der Rand aller Dinge - Generali Foundation, Vienna

   6e Biennale de Lyon - Connivence / Connivance - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
   New York ca. 1975 - David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY
Description and image  Eine barocke Party - Gesamteröffnung der neuen Kunsthalle Wien - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna

   The Color of Ritual, The Color of Thought - Women Avant-Garde Filmmakers in Amer - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Afterimage - Drawing Through Process - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

   Impact: Revealing Sources for Contemporary Art - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)
   The Time of Our Lives - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Afterimage: Drawing Through Process - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   Joan Jonas - Babette Mangolte - Yvonne Rainer "Mind Moving" - Galerie Christian Nagel - Köln, Cologne
   Impact: Revealing Sources for Contemporary Art - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)

   Minimal Politics: Performativity and Minimalism in Recent American Art - Center for Art and Visual Culture, Baltimore, MD

   1965-1975: Reconsidering The Object Of Art - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

   Ciphers of Identity - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

   American Narrative/Story Art: 1967–1977 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   documenta 6 - Documenta, Kassel

   Information - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


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