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Mark Manders Room with Unfired Clay Figures 2011 -...

Mark Manders
Room with Unfired Clay Figures
2011 - 2015
Painted bronze, iron, wood, offset print on paper
93 3/8 x 141 1/2 x 51 inches; 237.2 x 359.4 x 129.5 cm (large figure)
74 5/8 x 115 5/8 x 41 inches; 189.5 x 293.7 x 104.1 cm (small figure)
Edition of 3, 1 AP

Mark Manders Dry Head on Wooden Floor 2015 Painted...

Mark Manders
Dry Head on Wooden Floor
2015
Painted bronze, iron, wood, vitrine
55 3/8 x 76 x 51 1/8 inches; 140.7 x 193 x 129.9 cm (overall)
20 x 73 x 48 inches; 50.8 x 185.4 x 121.9 cm (sculpture)
35 1/2 H x 51 1/8 x 76 inches; 89 x 193 x 129.9 cm (pedestal)
35 7/8 H x 74 x 49 1/8 inches; 91.4 x 187.3 x 124.5 cm (vitrine)
Edition of 3, AP

Mark Manders Unfired Clay Torso 2015 Painted bronz...

Mark Manders
Unfired Clay Torso
2015
Painted bronze, iron, wood
97 x 48 x 31 1/2 inches; 246.4 x 121.9 x 80 cm 
Edition of 3, 1 AP

Mark Manders Model for Fountain 2015 Patinated bro...

Mark Manders
Model for Fountain
2015
Patinated bronze
63 x 33 1/2 x 24 5/8 inches; 160 x 85.1 x 62.5 cm (overall)
23 5/8 x 17 3/4 x 27 1/2 inches; 60 x 45 x 70 cm (sculpture)
39 3/8 x 33 1/2 x 24 5/8 inches; 100 x 85.1 x 62.5 cm (pedestal)
Edition of 3, AP

Mark Manders Composition in Blue 2013 wood, painte...

Mark Manders
Composition in Blue
2013
wood, painted wood, painted epoxy
13 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches; 33.4 x 13.5 x 23 cm

Mark Manders Working Table 2012-2013 Painted epoxy...

Mark Manders
Working Table
2012-2013
Painted epoxy, painted wood, painted canvas, iron, offset print on paper
145 x 56 x 88 1/2 inches; 368 x 142 x 225 cm

Collection The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Mark Manders Silent Head on Concrete Floor 2011 pa...

Mark Manders
Silent Head on Concrete Floor
2011
painted wood, painted epoxy, painted canvas, offset print on paper, concrete, wood, glass
34 3/4 x 25 2/3 x 29 1/2 inches; 88 x 65 x 75 cm
Menil Collection, Houston

Mark Manders Shadow Study 2010-2011 iron, painted...

Mark Manders
Shadow Study
2010-2011
iron, painted porcelain, and painted wood
59 x 27 x 23 inches; 150 x 68.6 x 58.4 cm

Mark Manders Perspective Study 2010 offset print o...

Mark Manders
Perspective Study
2010
offset print on paper, pencil on paper, chicken wire, wood
36 x 24 inches; 91.4 x 61 cm

Mark Manders Composition with Bright Yellow Horizo...

Mark Manders
Composition with Bright Yellow Horizontal
2010
wood, painted epoxy, painted canvas, painted wood, rope, and iron
23 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 12 inches; 59.7 x 62.2 x 30.5 cm

Mark Manders Shadow Study 2010 metal, porcelain, p...

Mark Manders
Shadow Study
2010
metal, porcelain, painted epoxy and wood
151 x 65 x 65 cm

Mark Manders Shadow Study 2010 metal, porcelain, p...

Mark Manders
Shadow Study
2010
metal, porcelain, painted epoxy and wood
151 x 65 x 65 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Figure with Book and Fake Dictionarie...

Mark Manders
Figure with Book and Fake Dictionaries
2009
painted canvas, painted epoxy, wood, painted wood, offset print on paper, rope
52 x 12 1/2 x 17 inches; 132 x 32 x 43 cm

Mark Manders Figure With Thin White Rope 2007-8 pa...

Mark Manders
Figure With Thin White Rope
2007-8
painted ceramic, painted polyester, painted apoxy, wig, rope, iron
33 1/2 x 64 1/2 x 31 3/4 inches; 85 x 164 x 81 cm
Edition of 3

Mark Manders Inhabited for a Survey (First Floor P...

Mark Manders
Inhabited for a Survey (First Floor Plan from Self-Portrait as a Building)
1986
writing materials, erasers, painting tools, scissors
8 x 267 x 90 cm

Mark Manders Unfired Clay Figure 2005-2006 Iron ch...

Mark Manders
Unfired Clay Figure
2005-2006
Iron chairs, painted epoxy, wood and various materials
225 x 150 x 300 cm
Commissioned by the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead; Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens

Mark Manders Finished Sentence 1998-2006 iron, cer...

Mark Manders
Finished Sentence
1998-2006
iron, ceramic, teabags, offset print on paper
132 x 73 x 33 1/2 inches; 336 x 185 x 85 cm

Mark Manders Staged Android 1998-2006 iron, teabag...

Mark Manders
Staged Android
1998-2006
iron, teabags, papier mache and offset print on paper
81 1/2 x 75 x 45 1/2 inches; 207 x 190 x 115 cm

Mark Manders Nocturnal City Scene 1993-2006 Alumin...

Mark Manders
Nocturnal City Scene
1993-2006
Aluminum, sand, iron chairs, books, glass, rope
114 x 138 x 79 inches; 290 x 350 x 200 cm

Mark Manders Nocturnal City Scene 1993-2006 Alumin...

Mark Manders
Nocturnal City Scene
1993-2006
Aluminum, sand, iron chairs, books, glass, rope
114 x 138 x 79 inches; 290 x 350 x 200 cm

Mark Manders Nocturnal Garden Scene 2005 wood, gla...

Mark Manders
Nocturnal Garden Scene
2005
wood, glass, sand, and various materials
160 x 220 x 160 cm
Collection S.M.A.K, Ghent

Mark Manders Nocturnal Garden Scene 2005 wood, gla...

Mark Manders
Nocturnal Garden Scene
2005
wood, glass, sand, and various materials
160 x 220 x 160 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Figure with Iron Ruler 2004 mixed med...

Mark Manders
Figure with Iron Ruler
2004
mixed media
220 x 155 x 165 cm
 

Mark Manders Writing Room/Fiction Machine 2003 typ...

Mark Manders
Writing Room/Fiction Machine
2003
typewriter, wood, bricks, carpet, iron
157 1/2 x 275 1/2 x 75 inches; 400 x 700 x 190 cm
Installation view Mark Manders: Isolated Rooms, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, IL, 2003.

Mark Manders Staged Reading Room 2003 sand, iron,...

Mark Manders
Staged Reading Room
2003
sand, iron, wood, plastic, rope, matchbox
120 x 69 x 79 inches; 305 x 175 x 200 cm
Installation view Mark Manders: Isolated Rooms, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, IL, 2003.

Mark Manders Room with Reduced chair and Camouflag...

Mark Manders
Room with Reduced chair and Camouflaged Factory
2003
Reduced wooden chair, painted iron, painted aluminum, painted ceramic, painted wood, shoes, clothes, contact lenses
155 1/2 x 114 1/8 x 147 1/4 inches; 395 x 290 x 374 cm
Installation view Mark Manders: Isolated Rooms, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 2003-2004.

Mark Manders Room with Reduced chair and Camouflag...

Mark Manders
Room with Reduced chair and Camouflaged Factory
2003
Reduced wooden chair, painted iron, painted aluminum, painted ceramic, painted wood, shoes, clothes, contact lenses
155 1/2 x 114 1/8 x 147 1/4 inches; 395 x 290 x 374 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Room with Reduced chair and Camouflag...

Mark Manders
Room with Reduced chair and Camouflaged Factory
2003
Reduced wooden chair, painted iron, painted aluminum, painted ceramic, painted wood, shoes, clothes, contact lenses
155 1/2 x 114 1/8 x 147 1/4 inches; 395 x 290 x 374 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Isolated Bathroom 2003...

Mark Manders
Isolated Bathroom
2003

Mark Manders Isolated Bathroom 2003 DETAIL...

Mark Manders
Isolated Bathroom
2003
DETAIL

Mark Manders Machine Constructed to Provide Persis...

Mark Manders
Machine Constructed to Provide Persistent Absence (Reduced to 88%)
1996-2002
Iron, bronze, acrylic paint on canvas
97 x 720 x 190 cm
Installation view Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany, 2002

 

Mark MANDERS Machine Constructed to Provide Persis...

Mark MANDERS
Machine Constructed to Provide Persistent Absence (Reduced to 88%)
1996-2002
Iron, bronze, acrylic paint on canvas
97 x 720 x 190 cm
Installation view Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany, 2002

Mark MANDERS Machine Constructed to Provide Persis...

Mark MANDERS
Machine Constructed to Provide Persistent Absence (Reduced to 88%)
1996-2002
Iron, bronze, acrylic paint on canvas
97 x 720 x 190 cm
Installation view Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany, 2002
DETAIL

Mark MANDERS Kitchen (Reduced to 88%) 2002 Painted...

Mark MANDERS
Kitchen (Reduced to 88%)
2002
Painted wood, canvas, stainless steel, water
165 x 187 x 81 cm

Mark MANDERS Room with Fives 1993-2001 Various mat...

Mark MANDERS
Room with Fives
1993-2001
Various materials
305 x 585 x 287 cm

Mark MANDERS Room with Fives 1993-2001 Various mat...

Mark MANDERS
Room with Fives
1993-2001
Various materials
305 x 585 x 287 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Reduced November Room (Reduced to 88%...

Mark Manders
Reduced November Room (Reduced to 88%)
2000
Painted aluminum, iron, wood, ceramic, plastic
710 x 1850 x 1250 cm

Installation view Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany

Mark Manders Silent Factory 2000 Iron, wood and va...

Mark Manders
Silent Factory
2000
Iron, wood and various materials
APprox. 276 x 250 x 387 cm
Collection Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Mark Manders Coloured Room with Black and White Sc...

Mark Manders
Coloured Room with Black and White Scene
1998-1999
Painted aluminum and various materials
Figure size: 40 x 70 x 170 cm
Installation dimensions variable
Collection Sammlung Goetz, Munich

Mark Manders Documented Assignment 1998 slide proj...

Mark Manders
Documented Assignment
1998
slide projector with 13 slides
dimensions variable
Edition of 3

Mark Manders Documented Assignment 1998 slide proj...

Mark Manders
Documented Assignment
1998
slide projector with 13 slides
dimensions variable
Edition of 3

Mark Manders Chair/ Staged Android (Reduced to 88%...

Mark Manders
Chair/ Staged Android (Reduced to 88%)
1996-1998
Iron, wood and various materials
220 x 322 x 625 cm
Collection Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Mark Manders Fox/Mouse/Belt 1992 Painted bronze, b...

Mark Manders
Fox/Mouse/Belt
1992
Painted bronze, belt
15 x 120 x 40 cm
edition of 3; 2 APs
Collection The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Mark Manders Room with Unfired Clay Figures 2011 -...

Mark Manders
Room with Unfired Clay Figures
2011 - 2015
Painted bronze, iron, wood, offset print on paper
93 3/8 x 141 1/2 x 51 inches; 237.2 x 359.4 x 129.5 cm (large figure)
74 5/8 x 115 5/8 x 41 inches; 189.5 x 293.7 x 104.1 cm (small figure)
Edition of 3, 1 AP

Mark Manders Dry Head on Wooden Floor 2015 Painted...

Mark Manders
Dry Head on Wooden Floor
2015
Painted bronze, iron, wood, vitrine
55 3/8 x 76 x 51 1/8 inches; 140.7 x 193 x 129.9 cm (overall)
20 x 73 x 48 inches; 50.8 x 185.4 x 121.9 cm (sculpture)
35 1/2 H x 51 1/8 x 76 inches; 89 x 193 x 129.9 cm (pedestal)
35 7/8 H x 74 x 49 1/8 inches; 91.4 x 187.3 x 124.5 cm (vitrine)
Edition of 3, AP

Mark Manders Unfired Clay Torso 2015 Painted bronz...

Mark Manders
Unfired Clay Torso
2015
Painted bronze, iron, wood
97 x 48 x 31 1/2 inches; 246.4 x 121.9 x 80 cm 
Edition of 3, 1 AP

Mark Manders Model for Fountain 2015 Patinated bro...

Mark Manders
Model for Fountain
2015
Patinated bronze
63 x 33 1/2 x 24 5/8 inches; 160 x 85.1 x 62.5 cm (overall)
23 5/8 x 17 3/4 x 27 1/2 inches; 60 x 45 x 70 cm (sculpture)
39 3/8 x 33 1/2 x 24 5/8 inches; 100 x 85.1 x 62.5 cm (pedestal)
Edition of 3, AP

Mark Manders Composition in Blue 2013 wood, painte...

Mark Manders
Composition in Blue
2013
wood, painted wood, painted epoxy
13 1/4 x 5 1/4 x 9 1/8 inches; 33.4 x 13.5 x 23 cm

Mark Manders Working Table 2012-2013 Painted epoxy...

Mark Manders
Working Table
2012-2013
Painted epoxy, painted wood, painted canvas, iron, offset print on paper
145 x 56 x 88 1/2 inches; 368 x 142 x 225 cm

Collection The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Mark Manders Silent Head on Concrete Floor 2011 pa...

Mark Manders
Silent Head on Concrete Floor
2011
painted wood, painted epoxy, painted canvas, offset print on paper, concrete, wood, glass
34 3/4 x 25 2/3 x 29 1/2 inches; 88 x 65 x 75 cm
Menil Collection, Houston

Mark Manders Shadow Study 2010-2011 iron, painted...

Mark Manders
Shadow Study
2010-2011
iron, painted porcelain, and painted wood
59 x 27 x 23 inches; 150 x 68.6 x 58.4 cm

Mark Manders Perspective Study 2010 offset print o...

Mark Manders
Perspective Study
2010
offset print on paper, pencil on paper, chicken wire, wood
36 x 24 inches; 91.4 x 61 cm

Mark Manders Composition with Bright Yellow Horizo...

Mark Manders
Composition with Bright Yellow Horizontal
2010
wood, painted epoxy, painted canvas, painted wood, rope, and iron
23 1/2 x 24 1/2 x 12 inches; 59.7 x 62.2 x 30.5 cm

Mark Manders Shadow Study 2010 metal, porcelain, p...

Mark Manders
Shadow Study
2010
metal, porcelain, painted epoxy and wood
151 x 65 x 65 cm

Mark Manders Shadow Study 2010 metal, porcelain, p...

Mark Manders
Shadow Study
2010
metal, porcelain, painted epoxy and wood
151 x 65 x 65 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Figure with Book and Fake Dictionarie...

Mark Manders
Figure with Book and Fake Dictionaries
2009
painted canvas, painted epoxy, wood, painted wood, offset print on paper, rope
52 x 12 1/2 x 17 inches; 132 x 32 x 43 cm

Mark Manders Figure With Thin White Rope 2007-8 pa...

Mark Manders
Figure With Thin White Rope
2007-8
painted ceramic, painted polyester, painted apoxy, wig, rope, iron
33 1/2 x 64 1/2 x 31 3/4 inches; 85 x 164 x 81 cm
Edition of 3

Mark Manders Inhabited for a Survey (First Floor P...

Mark Manders
Inhabited for a Survey (First Floor Plan from Self-Portrait as a Building)
1986
writing materials, erasers, painting tools, scissors
8 x 267 x 90 cm

Mark Manders Unfired Clay Figure 2005-2006 Iron ch...

Mark Manders
Unfired Clay Figure
2005-2006
Iron chairs, painted epoxy, wood and various materials
225 x 150 x 300 cm
Commissioned by the Baltic Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead; Dakis Joannou Collection, Athens

Mark Manders Finished Sentence 1998-2006 iron, cer...

Mark Manders
Finished Sentence
1998-2006
iron, ceramic, teabags, offset print on paper
132 x 73 x 33 1/2 inches; 336 x 185 x 85 cm

Mark Manders Staged Android 1998-2006 iron, teabag...

Mark Manders
Staged Android
1998-2006
iron, teabags, papier mache and offset print on paper
81 1/2 x 75 x 45 1/2 inches; 207 x 190 x 115 cm

Mark Manders Nocturnal City Scene 1993-2006 Alumin...

Mark Manders
Nocturnal City Scene
1993-2006
Aluminum, sand, iron chairs, books, glass, rope
114 x 138 x 79 inches; 290 x 350 x 200 cm

Mark Manders Nocturnal City Scene 1993-2006 Alumin...

Mark Manders
Nocturnal City Scene
1993-2006
Aluminum, sand, iron chairs, books, glass, rope
114 x 138 x 79 inches; 290 x 350 x 200 cm

Mark Manders Nocturnal Garden Scene 2005 wood, gla...

Mark Manders
Nocturnal Garden Scene
2005
wood, glass, sand, and various materials
160 x 220 x 160 cm
Collection S.M.A.K, Ghent

Mark Manders Nocturnal Garden Scene 2005 wood, gla...

Mark Manders
Nocturnal Garden Scene
2005
wood, glass, sand, and various materials
160 x 220 x 160 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Figure with Iron Ruler 2004 mixed med...

Mark Manders
Figure with Iron Ruler
2004
mixed media
220 x 155 x 165 cm
 

Mark Manders Writing Room/Fiction Machine 2003 typ...

Mark Manders
Writing Room/Fiction Machine
2003
typewriter, wood, bricks, carpet, iron
157 1/2 x 275 1/2 x 75 inches; 400 x 700 x 190 cm
Installation view Mark Manders: Isolated Rooms, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, IL, 2003.

Mark Manders Staged Reading Room 2003 sand, iron,...

Mark Manders
Staged Reading Room
2003
sand, iron, wood, plastic, rope, matchbox
120 x 69 x 79 inches; 305 x 175 x 200 cm
Installation view Mark Manders: Isolated Rooms, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, IL, 2003.

Mark Manders Room with Reduced chair and Camouflag...

Mark Manders
Room with Reduced chair and Camouflaged Factory
2003
Reduced wooden chair, painted iron, painted aluminum, painted ceramic, painted wood, shoes, clothes, contact lenses
155 1/2 x 114 1/8 x 147 1/4 inches; 395 x 290 x 374 cm
Installation view Mark Manders: Isolated Rooms, The Art Institute of Chicago, IL, 2003-2004.

Mark Manders Room with Reduced chair and Camouflag...

Mark Manders
Room with Reduced chair and Camouflaged Factory
2003
Reduced wooden chair, painted iron, painted aluminum, painted ceramic, painted wood, shoes, clothes, contact lenses
155 1/2 x 114 1/8 x 147 1/4 inches; 395 x 290 x 374 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Room with Reduced chair and Camouflag...

Mark Manders
Room with Reduced chair and Camouflaged Factory
2003
Reduced wooden chair, painted iron, painted aluminum, painted ceramic, painted wood, shoes, clothes, contact lenses
155 1/2 x 114 1/8 x 147 1/4 inches; 395 x 290 x 374 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Isolated Bathroom 2003...

Mark Manders
Isolated Bathroom
2003

Mark Manders Isolated Bathroom 2003 DETAIL...

Mark Manders
Isolated Bathroom
2003
DETAIL

Mark Manders Machine Constructed to Provide Persis...

Mark Manders
Machine Constructed to Provide Persistent Absence (Reduced to 88%)
1996-2002
Iron, bronze, acrylic paint on canvas
97 x 720 x 190 cm
Installation view Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany, 2002

 

Mark MANDERS Machine Constructed to Provide Persis...

Mark MANDERS
Machine Constructed to Provide Persistent Absence (Reduced to 88%)
1996-2002
Iron, bronze, acrylic paint on canvas
97 x 720 x 190 cm
Installation view Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany, 2002

Mark MANDERS Machine Constructed to Provide Persis...

Mark MANDERS
Machine Constructed to Provide Persistent Absence (Reduced to 88%)
1996-2002
Iron, bronze, acrylic paint on canvas
97 x 720 x 190 cm
Installation view Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany, 2002
DETAIL

Mark MANDERS Kitchen (Reduced to 88%) 2002 Painted...

Mark MANDERS
Kitchen (Reduced to 88%)
2002
Painted wood, canvas, stainless steel, water
165 x 187 x 81 cm

Mark MANDERS Room with Fives 1993-2001 Various mat...

Mark MANDERS
Room with Fives
1993-2001
Various materials
305 x 585 x 287 cm

Mark MANDERS Room with Fives 1993-2001 Various mat...

Mark MANDERS
Room with Fives
1993-2001
Various materials
305 x 585 x 287 cm
DETAIL

Mark Manders Reduced November Room (Reduced to 88%...

Mark Manders
Reduced November Room (Reduced to 88%)
2000
Painted aluminum, iron, wood, ceramic, plastic
710 x 1850 x 1250 cm

Installation view Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany

Mark Manders Silent Factory 2000 Iron, wood and va...

Mark Manders
Silent Factory
2000
Iron, wood and various materials
APprox. 276 x 250 x 387 cm
Collection Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich

Mark Manders Coloured Room with Black and White Sc...

Mark Manders
Coloured Room with Black and White Scene
1998-1999
Painted aluminum and various materials
Figure size: 40 x 70 x 170 cm
Installation dimensions variable
Collection Sammlung Goetz, Munich

Mark Manders Documented Assignment 1998 slide proj...

Mark Manders
Documented Assignment
1998
slide projector with 13 slides
dimensions variable
Edition of 3

Mark Manders Documented Assignment 1998 slide proj...

Mark Manders
Documented Assignment
1998
slide projector with 13 slides
dimensions variable
Edition of 3

Mark Manders Chair/ Staged Android (Reduced to 88%...

Mark Manders
Chair/ Staged Android (Reduced to 88%)
1996-1998
Iron, wood and various materials
220 x 322 x 625 cm
Collection Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven

Mark Manders Fox/Mouse/Belt 1992 Painted bronze, b...

Mark Manders
Fox/Mouse/Belt
1992
Painted bronze, belt
15 x 120 x 40 cm
edition of 3; 2 APs
Collection The Museum of Modern Art, New York

Works on Paper
Mark MANDERS Drawing with Vanishing Point 2003 Pen...

Mark MANDERS
Drawing with Vanishing Point
2003
Pencil on paper
50 x 65 cm

Mark MANDERS Drawing with Vanishing Point 2003 Pen...

Mark MANDERS
Drawing with Vanishing Point
2003
Pencil on paper
50 x 65 cm

Mark MANDERS Drawing with Vanishing Point / Drawin...

Mark MANDERS
Drawing with Vanishing Point / Drawing with Cemetery Horse
1998-2002
pencil on paper
107 x 213 inches; 272 x 541 cm

Mark MANDERS Deceived Actor 2006 offset print on p...

Mark MANDERS
Deceived Actor
2006
offset print on paper, acrylic paint, chickenwire
53 1/2 x 38 1/8 inches; 135.9 x 96.8 cm (framed) 49 x 33 inches; 124 x 84 cm (unframed)

Mark MANDERS Untitled (Skyjackings Tuned) 2006 off...

Mark MANDERS
Untitled (Skyjackings Tuned)
2006
offset print on paper, acrylic paint, chickenwire
53 1/2 x 38 1/8 inches; 135.9 x 96.8 cm (framed) 49 x 33 inches; 124 x 84 cm (unframed)

Mark MANDERS Untitled Drawing (Left Leg) 2008 penc...

Mark MANDERS
Untitled Drawing (Left Leg)
2008
pencil on paper
27 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches; 70.5 x 54.6 cm (framed) 25 1/2 x 19 2/3 inches; 65 x 50 cm (unframed)

Mark MANDERS Landscape with Measuring Lines 2008 p...

Mark MANDERS
Landscape with Measuring Lines
2008
pencil on paper
27 3/8 x 21 1/2 inches; 69.5 x 54.6 cm (framed) 25 1/2 x 19 2/3 inches; 65 x 50 cm (unframed)

Mark Manders Falling Hands 2009 pencil on paper, t...

Mark Manders
Falling Hands
2009
pencil on paper, twine, wooden clothespins 106 1/4 x 63 1/2 inches; 270 x 161 cm

Mark Manders Perspective Study 2010 offset print o...

Mark Manders
Perspective Study
2010
offset print on paper, pencil on paper, chicken wire, wood 35 1/2 x 20 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches; 90 x 53 x 7 cm

Mark MANDERS Wall with Drawings 1998 pencil on pap...

Mark MANDERS
Wall with Drawings
1998
pencil on paper, painted cardboard, photographs, rope, clothespins 86 1/2 x 168 1/2 inches; 220 x 428 cm

Mark MANDERS Wall with Drawings 1998 pencil on pap...

Mark MANDERS
Wall with Drawings
1998
pencil on paper, painted cardboard, photographs, rope, clothespins 86 1/2 x 168 1/2 inches; 220 x 428 cm

DETAIL

Mark MANDERS Drawing with Vanishing Point 2003 Pen...

Mark MANDERS
Drawing with Vanishing Point
2003
Pencil on paper
50 x 65 cm

Mark MANDERS Drawing with Vanishing Point 2003 Pen...

Mark MANDERS
Drawing with Vanishing Point
2003
Pencil on paper
50 x 65 cm

Mark MANDERS Drawing with Vanishing Point / Drawin...

Mark MANDERS
Drawing with Vanishing Point / Drawing with Cemetery Horse
1998-2002
pencil on paper
107 x 213 inches; 272 x 541 cm

Mark MANDERS Deceived Actor 2006 offset print on p...

Mark MANDERS
Deceived Actor
2006
offset print on paper, acrylic paint, chickenwire
53 1/2 x 38 1/8 inches; 135.9 x 96.8 cm (framed) 49 x 33 inches; 124 x 84 cm (unframed)

Mark MANDERS Untitled (Skyjackings Tuned) 2006 off...

Mark MANDERS
Untitled (Skyjackings Tuned)
2006
offset print on paper, acrylic paint, chickenwire
53 1/2 x 38 1/8 inches; 135.9 x 96.8 cm (framed) 49 x 33 inches; 124 x 84 cm (unframed)

Mark MANDERS Untitled Drawing (Left Leg) 2008 penc...

Mark MANDERS
Untitled Drawing (Left Leg)
2008
pencil on paper
27 3/4 x 21 1/2 inches; 70.5 x 54.6 cm (framed) 25 1/2 x 19 2/3 inches; 65 x 50 cm (unframed)

Mark MANDERS Landscape with Measuring Lines 2008 p...

Mark MANDERS
Landscape with Measuring Lines
2008
pencil on paper
27 3/8 x 21 1/2 inches; 69.5 x 54.6 cm (framed) 25 1/2 x 19 2/3 inches; 65 x 50 cm (unframed)

Mark Manders Falling Hands 2009 pencil on paper, t...

Mark Manders
Falling Hands
2009
pencil on paper, twine, wooden clothespins 106 1/4 x 63 1/2 inches; 270 x 161 cm

Mark Manders Perspective Study 2010 offset print o...

Mark Manders
Perspective Study
2010
offset print on paper, pencil on paper, chicken wire, wood 35 1/2 x 20 7/8 x 2 3/4 inches; 90 x 53 x 7 cm

Mark MANDERS Wall with Drawings 1998 pencil on pap...

Mark MANDERS
Wall with Drawings
1998
pencil on paper, painted cardboard, photographs, rope, clothespins 86 1/2 x 168 1/2 inches; 220 x 428 cm

Mark MANDERS Wall with Drawings 1998 pencil on pap...

Mark MANDERS
Wall with Drawings
1998
pencil on paper, painted cardboard, photographs, rope, clothespins 86 1/2 x 168 1/2 inches; 220 x 428 cm

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Biography

For more than three decades, Mark Manders has developed an endless self-portrait in the form of sculpture, still life, and architectural plans. Described by the artist as his ongoing “self-portrait as a building,” Manders’ works present mysterious and evocative tableaux that allow viewers to construct their own narrative conclusions and meanings. Initially inspired by an interest in writing and literature, Manders’ first conception of the self-portrait was more literal, employing language and the written word to describe his own narrative in an autobiography. Moving beyond the limits of language, he later began to explore the architecture of story telling, focusing on structure, rather than on specific content. This early realization resulted in his first sculptural investigations of form, meaning and narrative, which over the years have developed into a remarkable, and continually expanding body of work.


Born in 1968 in Volkel, The Netherlands, Manders currently lives and works in Ronse, Belgium. Winner of the 2002 Philip Morris Art Prize, Manders also received the prestigious Dr. A.H Heineken Prize for Art in 2010.

In 2010, the Hammer Museum in Los Angeles opened a major retrospective of his work entitled Parallel Occurrences / Documented Assignments, which later traveled to the Aspen Art Museum in Colorado, The Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, and the Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas through 2012. Other significant solo presentations include Mark Manders: Cose in corso at Collezione Maramotti in Reggio Emilia, Italy (2014), Mark Manders at Centro Galego de Arte Contemporanea in Santiago de Compostel, Spain (2014), Les études d’ombres at Carré d'Art - Musée d’art contemporain in Nîmes, France (2012), Revisions: Mark Manders at Carrillo Gil Museum of Art in Mexico City (2011), 

Two Interconnected Houses at La Casa Luis Barragân in Mexico City, Mexico, and The Absence of Mark Manders, which opened at Kunstverein Hannover in Germany in 2007, and traveled to S.M.A.K. in Ghent, Belgium, Kunsthaus Zurich, and to Bergen Kunsthall in Norway through 2009. The artist’s work has also been exhibited at the Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Pinakothek der Modern in Munich, among others.

Manders participated in group exhibitions at the Louvre in Paris (2015), S.M.A.K. in Ghent (2015), Guggenheim Museum in New York (2015), Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2014), Bonnefantenmuseum in Maastricht (2014), 21er Haus in Vienna (2014), The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford (2012), the Menil Collection in Houston (2012), David Roberts Arts Foundation in London (2012), MoMA in New York (2012), ICA in Philadelphia (2011), DESTE Foundation in Athens (2011), Kunsthalle Bern (2010), amongst many others.

Manders has been commissioned by Walker Art Center in Minneapolis (2017) and Rokin Square in Amsterdam (2017). In 2019, he has been commissioned by the Public Art Fund to create a large sculpture for Doris C. Freedman Plaza in New York’s Central Park.

Manders’ work can be found in the permanent collections of The Art Institute of Chicago, Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh; Kunsthaus Zürich, Museum of Modern Art in New York, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Pinakothek der Moderne in Munich, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Hammer Museum in Los Angeles, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, and the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis, among many others.

Exhibitions
Mark Manders: Writing Yellow
NEW YORK 521 W 21 STREET
April 13 — May 24, 2019
MARK MANDERS: TILTED HEAD
Doris C. Freedman Plaza, Central Park
MARCH 6 — SEPTEMBER 1, 2019
Art Basel Parcours
Offene Kirche Elisabethen, Pfarrhaus, Elisabethenstrasse 10 & Naturhistorisches Museum Basel
June 11 — June 17, 2018
MARK MANDERS: SEPTEMBER ROOM (ROOM WITH TWO RECLIN...
MINNEAPOLIS SCULPTURE GARDEN, WALKER ART CENTER
PERMANENT INSTALLATION
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