Sculpture and Installation
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The Silence of the Sirens
2013
felt, thread, fusible interfacing and D-ring metal hook
51 1/8 x 73 1/4 inches; 130 x 186 cm

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Battleship, 2013
Wallpaper, oil pastel, glue, wooden panel, ladder, cutter, ruler, two “players”.
Dimensions variable
Frieze Art Fair, London, UK

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Battleship, 2013
Wallpaper, oil pastel, glue, wooden panel, ladder, cutter, ruler, two “players”.
Dimensions variable
Frieze Art Fair, London, UK

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Battleship, 2013
Wallpaper, oil pastel, glue, wooden panel, ladder, cutter, ruler, two “players”.
Dimensions variable
Frieze Art Fair, London, UK

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Watchword
2012
Embroidered fabric labels, felt panel, wooden box and pins
78 x 150 inches; 198 x 381 cm
Edition of 3; 1 AP

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Watchword
2012
Embroidered fabric labels, felt panel, wooden box and pins
78 x 150 inches; 198 x 381 cm
Edition of 3; 1 AP
DETAIL

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Watchword
2012
Embroidered fabric labels, felt panel, wooden box and pins
78 x 150 inches; 198 x 381 cm
Edition of 3; 1 AP

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Anonymous Dialogues, 2010
Collection of 150 typewrite drawings made by visitors during the 28th Sao Paulo Biennial
Ink on Paper
21 x 29.7 cm each

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At a Certain Distance (Public Barriers, Malmo), 2010
Concrete bases, galvanized iron pipes, steel cable, found and painted wooden pieces, screw
30 meters long
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
At a Certain Distance (Public Barriers, Malmo), 2010
Concrete bases, galvanized iron pipes, steel cable, found and painted wooden pieces, screw
Dimensions variable
Lingen Kunsthalle, Lingen, Germany

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Palatable Digressions, 2010
Polycarbonate sheets, 16 kinds of different spices, adhesive tape
10 x 9.5 x 40 meters
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Palatable Digressions, 2010
Polycarbonate sheets, 16 kinds of different spices, adhesive tape
10 x 9.5 x 40 meters
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Palatable Digressions, 2010
Polycarbonate sheets, 16 kinds of different spices, adhesive tape
10 x 9.5 x 40 meters
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Prosopopoea, 2010
8 tables with English and Sweedish alphabets. Wood, acrylic paint, black pepper; Wood, aluminum
basin, peeled and dehydrated oranges and limes, medical tape; Wood, coconut soap bars, paprika,
beetroot powder; Wood, eggshells, paper, egg holder, light bulb.
92 x 158 x 97 cm; 92 x 154 x 94 cm; 92 x 154 x 97 cm; 92 x 149 x 91cm
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Prosopopoea, 2010
8 tables with English and Sweedish alphabets. Wood, acrylic paint, black pepper; Wood, aluminum
basin, peeled and dehydrated oranges and limes, medical tape; Wood, coconut soap bars, paprika,
beetroot powder; Wood, eggshells, paper, egg holder, light bulb.
92 x 158 x 97 cm; 92 x 154 x 94 cm; 92 x 154 x 97 cm; 92 x 149 x 91cm
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
The Conversation, 2010
Wallpaper, carpet, carpet pad, glue, audio recording devices, audio playback equipment, and speakers
Dimensions variable
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Rivane Neuenschwander
The Conversation, 2010
Wallpaper, carpet, carpet pad, glue, audio recording devices, audio playback equipment, and speakers
Dimensions variable
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Rivane Neuenschwander
The Conversation, 2010
Wallpaper, carpet, carpet pad, glue, audio recording devices, audio playback equipment, and speakers
Dimensions variable
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Secondary Stories
2006
Mixed media installation
Installation dimensions variable

 

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Secondary Stories
2006
Mixed media installation
Installation dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
[…], 2005
Modified typewriters, paper, MDF tables and stools, felt, pins
Dimensions variable
Always a Little Further, 51 Biennale di Venezia, Italy

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Rivane Neuenschwander
[…], 2005
Modified typewriters, paper, MDF tables and stools, felt, pins
Dimensions variable
Always a Little Further, 51 Biennale di Venezia, Italy

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Rivane Neuenschawander
Joe Carioca an friends (The Return of the Three Caballeros), 2005
Wall paint, chalk, eraser, wood tray
Dimensions variable
8th Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France

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Rivane Neuenschawander
Joe Carioca an friends (The Return of the Three Caballeros), 2005
Wall paint, chalk, eraser, wood tray
Dimensions variable
8th Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France

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Rivane Neuenschawander
Joe Carioca an friends (The Return of the Three Caballeros), 2005
Wall paint, chalk, eraser, wood tray
Dimensions variable
8th Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France

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First Love, 2005
Pencil on paper, police sketch artist, table and chairs
11 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. each
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

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Rivane Neuenschwander
First Love, 2005
Pencil on paper, police sketch artist, table and chairs
11 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. each
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

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Rivane Neuenschwander
I Wish Your Wish, 2003
Silkscreen on fabric ribbons
Dimensions variable
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, USA

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Rivane Neuenschwander
I Wish Your Wish, 2003
Silkscreen on fabric ribbons
Dimensions variable
Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia

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Rivane Neuenschwander
I Wish Your Wish, 2003
Silkscreen on fabric ribbons
Dimensions variable
Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Rains Rain
2002
aluminum buckets, steel thread, ladder and water
Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 2002

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Commonplace, 1999
Talcum powder swept on the floor
Variable Dimensions
3rd International Site Santa Fé Biennial, Santa Fé. USA

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Work of Days, 1998

Gathered dust onto squares of adhesive vinyl

315 x 157 ½ x 157 ½ in.

XXIV Bienal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Rivane Neuenschwander

Work of Days, 1998

Gathered dust onto squares of adhesive vinyl

315 x 157 ½ x 157 ½ in.

XXIV Bienal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Rivane Neuenschwander
The Silence of the Sirens
2013
felt, thread, fusible interfacing and D-ring metal hook
51 1/8 x 73 1/4 inches; 130 x 186 cm

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Battleship, 2013
Wallpaper, oil pastel, glue, wooden panel, ladder, cutter, ruler, two “players”.
Dimensions variable
Frieze Art Fair, London, UK

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Battleship, 2013
Wallpaper, oil pastel, glue, wooden panel, ladder, cutter, ruler, two “players”.
Dimensions variable
Frieze Art Fair, London, UK

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Battleship, 2013
Wallpaper, oil pastel, glue, wooden panel, ladder, cutter, ruler, two “players”.
Dimensions variable
Frieze Art Fair, London, UK

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Watchword
2012
Embroidered fabric labels, felt panel, wooden box and pins
78 x 150 inches; 198 x 381 cm
Edition of 3; 1 AP

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Watchword
2012
Embroidered fabric labels, felt panel, wooden box and pins
78 x 150 inches; 198 x 381 cm
Edition of 3; 1 AP
DETAIL

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Watchword
2012
Embroidered fabric labels, felt panel, wooden box and pins
78 x 150 inches; 198 x 381 cm
Edition of 3; 1 AP

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Anonymous Dialogues, 2010
Collection of 150 typewrite drawings made by visitors during the 28th Sao Paulo Biennial
Ink on Paper
21 x 29.7 cm each

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Rivane Neuenschwander
At a Certain Distance (Public Barriers, Malmo), 2010
Concrete bases, galvanized iron pipes, steel cable, found and painted wooden pieces, screw
30 meters long
Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
At a Certain Distance (Public Barriers, Malmo), 2010
Concrete bases, galvanized iron pipes, steel cable, found and painted wooden pieces, screw
Dimensions variable
Lingen Kunsthalle, Lingen, Germany

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Palatable Digressions, 2010
Polycarbonate sheets, 16 kinds of different spices, adhesive tape
10 x 9.5 x 40 meters
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Palatable Digressions, 2010
Polycarbonate sheets, 16 kinds of different spices, adhesive tape
10 x 9.5 x 40 meters
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Palatable Digressions, 2010
Polycarbonate sheets, 16 kinds of different spices, adhesive tape
10 x 9.5 x 40 meters
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Prosopopoea, 2010
8 tables with English and Sweedish alphabets. Wood, acrylic paint, black pepper; Wood, aluminum
basin, peeled and dehydrated oranges and limes, medical tape; Wood, coconut soap bars, paprika,
beetroot powder; Wood, eggshells, paper, egg holder, light bulb.
92 x 158 x 97 cm; 92 x 154 x 94 cm; 92 x 154 x 97 cm; 92 x 149 x 91cm
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Prosopopoea, 2010
8 tables with English and Sweedish alphabets. Wood, acrylic paint, black pepper; Wood, aluminum
basin, peeled and dehydrated oranges and limes, medical tape; Wood, coconut soap bars, paprika,
beetroot powder; Wood, eggshells, paper, egg holder, light bulb.
92 x 158 x 97 cm; 92 x 154 x 94 cm; 92 x 154 x 97 cm; 92 x 149 x 91cm
Malmö Konsthall, Malmo, Sweden

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Rivane Neuenschwander
The Conversation, 2010
Wallpaper, carpet, carpet pad, glue, audio recording devices, audio playback equipment, and speakers
Dimensions variable
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Rivane Neuenschwander
The Conversation, 2010
Wallpaper, carpet, carpet pad, glue, audio recording devices, audio playback equipment, and speakers
Dimensions variable
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Rivane Neuenschwander
The Conversation, 2010
Wallpaper, carpet, carpet pad, glue, audio recording devices, audio playback equipment, and speakers
Dimensions variable
Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Secondary Stories
2006
Mixed media installation
Installation dimensions variable

 

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Secondary Stories
2006
Mixed media installation
Installation dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
[…], 2005
Modified typewriters, paper, MDF tables and stools, felt, pins
Dimensions variable
Always a Little Further, 51 Biennale di Venezia, Italy

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Rivane Neuenschwander
[…], 2005
Modified typewriters, paper, MDF tables and stools, felt, pins
Dimensions variable
Always a Little Further, 51 Biennale di Venezia, Italy

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Rivane Neuenschawander
Joe Carioca an friends (The Return of the Three Caballeros), 2005
Wall paint, chalk, eraser, wood tray
Dimensions variable
8th Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France

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Rivane Neuenschawander
Joe Carioca an friends (The Return of the Three Caballeros), 2005
Wall paint, chalk, eraser, wood tray
Dimensions variable
8th Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France

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Rivane Neuenschawander
Joe Carioca an friends (The Return of the Three Caballeros), 2005
Wall paint, chalk, eraser, wood tray
Dimensions variable
8th Lyon Biennial, Lyon, France

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Rivane Neuenschwander
First Love, 2005
Pencil on paper, police sketch artist, table and chairs
11 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. each
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

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Rivane Neuenschwander
First Love, 2005
Pencil on paper, police sketch artist, table and chairs
11 3/8 x 8 1/4 in. each
Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

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Rivane Neuenschwander
I Wish Your Wish, 2003
Silkscreen on fabric ribbons
Dimensions variable
Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, Scottsdale, USA

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Rivane Neuenschwander
I Wish Your Wish, 2003
Silkscreen on fabric ribbons
Dimensions variable
Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia

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Rivane Neuenschwander
I Wish Your Wish, 2003
Silkscreen on fabric ribbons
Dimensions variable
Gallery of Modern Art, Queensland, Australia

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Rains Rain
2002
aluminum buckets, steel thread, ladder and water
Museu de Arte da Pampulha, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, 2002

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Commonplace, 1999
Talcum powder swept on the floor
Variable Dimensions
3rd International Site Santa Fé Biennial, Santa Fé. USA

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Rivane Neuenschwander

Work of Days, 1998

Gathered dust onto squares of adhesive vinyl

315 x 157 ½ x 157 ½ in.

XXIV Bienal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Rivane Neuenschwander

Work of Days, 1998

Gathered dust onto squares of adhesive vinyl

315 x 157 ½ x 157 ½ in.

XXIV Bienal de São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Photography and Video
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Oil Spill
2012
pigment inkjet print, wood, glass
12 x 12 in; 30.5 x 30.5 cm (framed)
Edition of 9; 2APs

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Oil Spill
2012
pigment inkjet print, wood, glass
12 x 12 in; 30.5 x 30.5 cm (framed)
Edition of 9; 2APs

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Oil Spill
2012
pigment inkjet print, wood, glass
12 x 12 in; 30.5 x 30.5 cm (framed)
Edition of 9; 2APs

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
The Tenant, 2010
High-definition digital video
0:10:34
Soundtrack O Grivo
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
The Tenant, 2010
High-definition digital video
0:10:34
Soundtrack O Grivo
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
The Tenant, 2010
High-definition digital video
0:10:34
Soundtrack O Grivo
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
The Tenant, 2010
High-definition digital video
0:10:34
Soundtrack O Grivo
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
A place not far from here
2009
14 color photographs
overall installed dimensions: 106 1/4 x 157 1/2 inches; 270 x 400 cm
Edition of 8; 2 AP

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Pangaea's Diaries
2008
digital photographs transferred to 16 mm film
1:06 continuous loop
Edition of 8; 2 APs

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Pangaea's Diaries
2008
digital photographs transferred to 16 mm film
1:06 continuous loop
Edition of 8; 2 APs
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Pangaea's Diaries
2008
digital photographs transferred to 16 mm film
1:06 continuous loop
Edition of 8; 2 APs
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
Quarta-feira de Cinzas/Epilogue
2006
High Definition video
0:05:48
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
Quarta-feira de Cinzas/Epilogue
2006
High Definition video
0:05:48
Film Still
 

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Conversation
2002
C-print mounted on aluminum, set of 12 pieces
each: 26 1/2 x 39 3/4 inches; 67.3 x 101 cm
Edition of 6

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Oil Spill
2012
pigment inkjet print, wood, glass
12 x 12 in; 30.5 x 30.5 cm (framed)
Edition of 9; 2APs

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Oil Spill
2012
pigment inkjet print, wood, glass
12 x 12 in; 30.5 x 30.5 cm (framed)
Edition of 9; 2APs

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Oil Spill
2012
pigment inkjet print, wood, glass
12 x 12 in; 30.5 x 30.5 cm (framed)
Edition of 9; 2APs

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
The Tenant, 2010
High-definition digital video
0:10:34
Soundtrack O Grivo
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
The Tenant, 2010
High-definition digital video
0:10:34
Soundtrack O Grivo
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
The Tenant, 2010
High-definition digital video
0:10:34
Soundtrack O Grivo
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
The Tenant, 2010
High-definition digital video
0:10:34
Soundtrack O Grivo
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
A place not far from here
2009
14 color photographs
overall installed dimensions: 106 1/4 x 157 1/2 inches; 270 x 400 cm
Edition of 8; 2 AP

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Pangaea's Diaries
2008
digital photographs transferred to 16 mm film
1:06 continuous loop
Edition of 8; 2 APs

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Pangaea's Diaries
2008
digital photographs transferred to 16 mm film
1:06 continuous loop
Edition of 8; 2 APs
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Pangaea's Diaries
2008
digital photographs transferred to 16 mm film
1:06 continuous loop
Edition of 8; 2 APs
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
Quarta-feira de Cinzas/Epilogue
2006
High Definition video
0:05:48
Film Still

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Made in collaboration with Cao Guimarães
Quarta-feira de Cinzas/Epilogue
2006
High Definition video
0:05:48
Film Still
 

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Conversation
2002
C-print mounted on aluminum, set of 12 pieces
each: 26 1/2 x 39 3/4 inches; 67.3 x 101 cm
Edition of 6

Painting and Works on Paper
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Reticências (Omission Points)
2013
Japanese notebook perforated with incense
11 x 15 3/4 inches; 28 x 20 cm (folded)
11 x 31 1/2 inches; 28 x 80 cm (unfolded)

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Rivane Neuenschwander
At a Certain Distance (Ex-Votos), 2010
Acrylic paint on wood panels
Dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
At a Certain Distance (Ex-Votos), 2010
Acrylic paint on wood panels
Dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
At a Certain Distance (Ex-Votos), 2010
Acrylic paint on wood panels
Dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
After the Storm
2010
acrylic paint on paper on wood
32 1/8 x 26 5/8 inches 81.6 x 67.6 cm (framed)
31 1/2 x 26 inches; 80 x 66 cm (unframed)

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Rivane Neuenschwander
After the Storm
2010
acrylic paint on paper on wood
32 1/8 x 26 5/8 inches 81.6 x 67.6 cm (framed)
31 1/2 x 26 inches; 80 x 66 cm (unframed)

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Rivane Neuenschwander
After the Storm
2010
acrylic paint on paper on wood
32 1/8 x 26 5/8 inches 81.6 x 67.6 cm (framed)
31 1/2 x 26 inches; 80 x 66 cm (unframed)

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Rivane Neuenschwander
One Thousand and One Possible Nights
2006
collage on paper
20 1/4 x 15 inches; 51.5 x 38.5 cm

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Rivane Neuenschwander
One Thousand and One Possible Nights
2006
collage on paper
20 1/4 x 15 inches; 51.5 x 38.5 cm

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Story of an Other's Day
2005
ink on paper in 148 parts, modified typewriter, pedestal
each: 14 1/2 x 11 inches; 37 x 28 cm (framed)
installation dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Story of an Other's Day
2005
ink on paper in 148 parts, modified typewriter, pedestal
each: 14 1/2 x 11 inches; 37 x 28 cm (framed)
installation dimensions variable
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Rivane Neuenschwander
Reticências (Omission Points)
2013
Japanese notebook perforated with incense
11 x 15 3/4 inches; 28 x 20 cm (folded)
11 x 31 1/2 inches; 28 x 80 cm (unfolded)

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Rivane Neuenschwander
At a Certain Distance (Ex-Votos), 2010
Acrylic paint on wood panels
Dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
At a Certain Distance (Ex-Votos), 2010
Acrylic paint on wood panels
Dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
At a Certain Distance (Ex-Votos), 2010
Acrylic paint on wood panels
Dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
After the Storm
2010
acrylic paint on paper on wood
32 1/8 x 26 5/8 inches 81.6 x 67.6 cm (framed)
31 1/2 x 26 inches; 80 x 66 cm (unframed)

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Rivane Neuenschwander
After the Storm
2010
acrylic paint on paper on wood
32 1/8 x 26 5/8 inches 81.6 x 67.6 cm (framed)
31 1/2 x 26 inches; 80 x 66 cm (unframed)

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Rivane Neuenschwander
After the Storm
2010
acrylic paint on paper on wood
32 1/8 x 26 5/8 inches 81.6 x 67.6 cm (framed)
31 1/2 x 26 inches; 80 x 66 cm (unframed)

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Rivane Neuenschwander
One Thousand and One Possible Nights
2006
collage on paper
20 1/4 x 15 inches; 51.5 x 38.5 cm

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Rivane Neuenschwander
One Thousand and One Possible Nights
2006
collage on paper
20 1/4 x 15 inches; 51.5 x 38.5 cm

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Story of an Other's Day
2005
ink on paper in 148 parts, modified typewriter, pedestal
each: 14 1/2 x 11 inches; 37 x 28 cm (framed)
installation dimensions variable

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Rivane Neuenschwander
Story of an Other's Day
2005
ink on paper in 148 parts, modified typewriter, pedestal
each: 14 1/2 x 11 inches; 37 x 28 cm (framed)
installation dimensions variable
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Biography

Rivane Neuenschwander has developed a unique practice within the vein of Brazilian conceptualism to investigate the role of chance, control and collaboration. Incorporating influences from Brazil's rich history of art movements over the past fifty years, Neuenschwander has become widely regarded for her ephemeral, engaging work that explores narratives about language, nature, geography, the passing of time and social interactions. To do so, the artist frequently employs external forces – both people and natural processes – to produce a series of dynamic, autonomous results.  At times her works are interactive, involving viewers in spontaneous and participatory actions, while at others they are the direct results of empirical processes or experiments. All, however, work to expand the collective consciousness by emphasizing certain phenomena that are often overlooked, yet when finally seen, surprisingly remarkable.

 

Neuenschwander was born in 1967 in Belo Horizonte, Brazil, and currently lives and works in London. She received a BFA from the Federal University of Minas Gerais, Brazil in 1993 and completed her MFA at the Royal College of Art in London.

 

Winner of the Yanghyun Prize in South Korea in 2013 and shortlisted for the Guggenheim Museum’s Hugo Boss Prize in 2004, the artist has exhibited her work internationally throughout the past twenty years. In 2010, the New Museum in New York presented Rivane Neuenschwander: A Day Like Any Other, a major survey  

exhibition that traveled to the Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum in St. Louis, followed by the Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art in Arizona, Miami Art Museum, and the Irish Museum of Modern Art in Dublin through 2012.

 

Other important solo presentations include shows at Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo (MAM-SP) in Brazil (2014), Malmö Konsthall in Sweden (2010), St. Louis Art Museum in Missouri (2007), Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh (2007) Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, DC (2007), Palais de Tokyo in Paris (2003), the Walker Arts Center in Minneapolis (2002) and Portikus in Frankfurt (2001).

 

The artist’s work was also featured in the 55th Carnegie International at the Carnegie Museum of Art in Pittsburgh, along with group shows at Museum of Modern Art in New York, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Kunsthalle Wein in Austria, Stedelijk Museum in The Netherlands, and Moderna Museet in Stockholm.

 

Currently Neuenschwander’s work can be found in the collections of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, Tate Modern, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Inhotim Centro de Arte Contemporânea in Brazil, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen in Rotterdamn, The Israel Museum, Museum of Modern Art in Sao Paulo, Seattle Art Museum, and the Walker Art Center, among others.

Exhibitions
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September 20, 2017 – January 17, 2018
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21 February - 10 March 2017
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The fever, the sewing box and a ghost.
9 May - 20 June 2015
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Museu de Arte Moderna de Sao Paulo
1 September - 14 December 2014
Talks
Publications