B. WURTZ

 B. Wurtz. Selected Works, 1970 - 2016. La Casa Encendida, Madrid. Exhibition view. ©Manuel Blanco/La Casa Encendida. 2016  B. Wurtz. Untitled (Unkind Birdbath), 2012. Wood, plastic, thread and rope  B. Wurtz. Works 1972 - 2014. Maisterravalbuena, Madrid, 2014. Installation view  B. Wurtz. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, 2015. Installation view  B. Wurtz. Untitled (fetish), 2013. Marble, wood, acrylic paint, wire, thread, ribbon, brass and buttons. 30 x 10 x 5,5 cm  B. Wurtz. Untitled, 2014. Wood, wire, paper mache. 47 x 18 x 59 cm  B. Wurtz. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, 2015. Installation view  B. Wurtz. Untitled, 2000. Madera, alambre, red. 74 x 30,5 x 28 cm  B. Wurtz. Untitled, 2000. Wood, wire, mesh netting. 74 x 30,5 x 28 cm  B. Wurtz. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, 2015. Installation view  B. Wurtz. Daily Life, Continued. Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany, 2015. Installation View  B. Wurtz. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, 2015. Installation view  B. Wurtz. Untitled, 2011. Wood, marble, metal, wire, thread, plastic. 64 x 10 x 5 cm  B. Wurtz. Untitled, 1992. Cotton, thread, acrylic, socks. 42 x 48 cm  B. Wurtz. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead, UK, 2015. Installation view  B. Wurtz. Untitled, 1993 - 1999. Sock, tin, can, wire, wood. 80 x 22 x 22 cm B. Wurtz. Untitled (SHOELACE DRAWING), 2012. Thread, shoe laces, acrylic on tyvek. 170 X 74 X 1 cm  B. Wurtz. Daily Life, Continued. Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany, 2015. Installation View  B. Wurtz: Works 1970–2011. Metro Pictures, New York, 2011. Installation view   B. Wurtz. Untitled (Pan Painting), 2016.  Acrylic on canvas.  Variable dimensions   B. Wurtz. Untitled (Pan Painting), 2016.  Acrylic on canvas.  Variable dimensions. Detail  B. Wurtz. Untitled (unkind birdbath), 2012. Stainless steel strainers, wire, paper, acrylic and rope. 94 x 42 x 42 cm  B. Wurtz. Daily Life, Continued. Kunstverein Freiburg, Germany, 2015. Installation View

Born in Pasadena, California, 1948

Lives and works in New York, USA

SOLO SHOWS

2017
B. Wurtz, curated by Chris Sharp, Lulu, Cuauhtémoc, Mexico

2016
B. Wurtz. Selected Works 1972 -2016, curated by Laurence Sillars, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
B. Wurtz Office Baroque, Brussels, Belgium
B. Wurtz, Metro Pictures Gallery, New York, USA

2015
B.Wurtz. Selected works 1970-2015, curated by Laurence Sillars, Baltic Center for Contemporary Art. Gateshead, Newcastle, UK
Daily life, continued, Kunsteverein, Freiburg, Germany
B.Wurtz: Works in Handmade Papel 2013-2015, Dieu Donné. New York, USA
Circunstance, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut. USA
Kunstverein Freiburg. Freiburg, Germany
B. Wurtz: Four Collections, The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut, USA
B. Wurtz, World Food Books, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

2014
B. Wurtz – Works 1972-2014. Maisterravalbuena, Madrid, Spain
Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles. California, USA
The Apartment, Vancouver. Canada
Jim Isermann and B. Wurtz, Mary Boone Gallery, New York, USA
Subjective Histories of Sculpture: B. Wurtz, Vera List Center for Art and Politics The New School
Theresa Lang Community and Student Center, New York, USA

2013
B. Wurtz Recent Works -Metro Pictures Gallery,New YorkCity, NY

2012
B. Wurtz – White Flag Projects,Saint Louis,MO

2011
B. Wurtz – Works 1970-2011 -Metro Pictures Gallery,New York City, NY

2007
B. Wurtz -Richard Telles Fine Art,Los Angeles,CA

2006
North gallery:B. Wurtz – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

Some Blocks – Dinter Fine Art,New York City,NY

2002
B. Wurtz: Sculpture – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

2001
B. Wurtz: Sculpture – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

2000
70 + 30 = 2000 – Gallery 400 -UniversityofIllinoisat Chicago,Chicago,IL
B. Wurtz: buttons, part 2 – Feature Inc,New York City,NY
B. Wurtz: buttons, part 1 – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

1998
B. Wurtz: altered photographs – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

1997
B. Wurtz: sculpture – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

GROUP SHOWS

2016
Redeux (Sort of), Kai Matsumiya Gallery, New York, USA
Exquisite Corpse, Planthouse, New York, USA
Pure Pulp, Wellin Museum of Art, Hamilton College, Clinton, New York, USA
Fredericks and Freider Gallery, New York, USA

2015
La trampa en la sonrisa. Colección ARTIUM, Centro-Museo Vasco de Arte Contemporáneo. Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain
The Lulennial: A Slight Gestuary. Lulu, Mexico City

2014
Zabrinskie Point. Jack Hanley Gallery, NY, USA
Joyride, Marlborough Broome Street, NY. USA
Displayed, Anton Kern Gallery. NY, USA
The One´s Optimistic: Pincushion. New Britain Museum of American Art, Connectituct. USA
Stay in Love . Lisa Cooley Fine Art, New York City, NY

2013
Activate NY -AbronsArtCenter,New York City,NY
Café Horizon (You slowly look around now – holdit) -Arthur Boskamp-Stiftung M.1 Hohenlockstedt, Hohenlockstedt
Work – Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery,New York City,NY
Description   PragueBiennale 6 -PragueBiennale,Prague
History Works – Bureau,New York City,NY

2012
C-o-o-l art – Misako & Rosen,Tokyo
Moment – Ynglingagatan 1 – Moderna Museet,Stockholm
B. Wurtz & Josh Tonsfeldt – Annaellegallery,Stockholm
Everyday Abstract – Abstract Everyday -James CohanGallery -New York,New YorkCity, NY
New Traditionalists -Martos Gallery,New YorkCity, NY
Les DétoursDe L’abstraction -MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg  B. Wurtz & Co. – Richard Telles Fine Art, Los Angeles, CA
Invitational Exhibition Of Visual Arts – The AmericanAcademyofArtsand Letters,New York City,NY
Cheat Chains and Telephone -Kansas,New York City,NY

2011
Antic Measures – GalerieGregor Podnar-Berlin,Berlin
Underemployed – Galerie Zürcher -New York,New YorkCity, NY
Two Fold – The Suburban,Oak Park,IL

2010

Salad Days – The Journal Gallery,New York City,NY

the same sight slighter – Leslie Fritz Gallery, New York City, NY

2009
skulture – Feature Inc,New York City,NY
Hello Goodbye Thank You, Again- castillo/corrales,Paris
Phot(o)bjects – Lawrimore Project,Seattle,WA
Description and image   Phot(o)bjects – Presentation House Gallery – PHG,North Vancouver,BC
N´importe quoi – Musée d’Art Contemporain Lyon,Lyon

2008

Peanut Gallery – The Journal Gallery,New York City,NY
Shit: a group exhibition – Feature Inc,New York City,NY
Marcel Broodthaers Jan Dibbets Gaylen Gerber withB. Wurtz David Lieske- Rowley Kennerk Gallery,Chicago,IL
Living Flowers: Ikebana and Contemporary Art -JapaneseAmericanNationalMuseum,Los Angeles,CA
Stephen Prina, James Welling,B. Wurtz -Richard Telles Fine Art,Los Angeles,CA, USA
Styrofoam – TheRISDMuseum-UniversityofRhode Island,Providence,RI

2007
You Always Move In Reverse -Leo KoenigInc.,New York City,NY
Christopher Knowles &B. Wurtz -Allston Skirt Gallery,Boston,MA
Open End – Kinkead Contemporary,Culver City,CA

2006

Eldorado – MUDAM – Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean,Luxembourg
Dereconstruction – Gladstone Gallery -New York- 24th Street,New York City, NY
The (o) Show -RamapoCollegeArtGalleries,Mahwah,NJ

2005
The O Show – An Exhibition That Embraces The Round – SICA – The Shore Institute Of The Contemporary Arts,Long Branch,NJ
The Sun rises in the Evening – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

2004
Word of Mouth, A Selection: Part I – Dinter Fine Art,New York City,NY
CuriousCrystalof Unusual Purity – MoMA PS1,New York City,NY

2003
Small Sculpture and Anonymous Tantra Paintings on Paper – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

2000
Main Spaces I & II: Bubbles – CCNOA – Center for Contemporary Non-Objective Art,Brussels1999
gallery artists – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

1998
office: Dike Blair,Jerry Phillips,B. Wurtz -Feature Inc,New York City,NY
Word Perfect – Gallery 400 -UniversityofIllinoisat Chicago,Chicago,IL
Science – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

1997

Bring your own WALKMAN – W139,Amsterdam
office: Lucky DeBellevue, Michael Lazarus,B. Wurtz -Feature Inc,New York City,NY
Hello: Dike Blair, Vincent Fecteau, Richard Hawkins,B. Wurtz -Feature Inc,New York City,NY
group – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

1996
group – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

1995
Representational Drawings – Feature Inc,New York City,NY

1991
Objectionable Beauty – Jan Kesner Gallery,Los Angeles,CA

1988
New Strategies: Post-modern Photography – Jan Kesner Gallery,Los Angeles,CA

1987
Description   CalArts – Skeptical Belief(s) – The Renaissance Society at TheUniversityofChicago,Chicago,IL

FILMS

1989
Films (group screening), Christine Burgin Gallery, New York, USA

1982
B. Wurtz: Super-8 Film Presentation, Beyond Baroque Literary/Art Center, Venice, California, USA

1981
Group screening (Super-8), Empty Space Theater, Santa Barbara, California, USA

1980
Group screening (Super-8), FILMEX (Los Angeles International Film Exposition), Los Angeles, California, USA

AWARDS & HONORS

2012
The Pollock-Krasner Foundation, Inc.

2008
Peter S. Reed Foundation

1991
Artist and Homeless Collaborative, Park Avenue Women’s Shelter, New York, USA

1984
National Endowment for the Arts, Honorarium (Post-Olympic Art)

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EXHIBITIONS:

2014—15

Works 1972 - 2014