Toronto, b.1943

David Rabinowitch

David Rabinowitch, born in 1943 in Toronto, Canada, has shown extensively in Europe, Canada and the United States. Selected solo museum exhibitions include: Museum Wiesbaden, Germany (2017); Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf (2016); Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland (2012); Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Germany (2010); The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas (2008); Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (2004); National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2004); A major retrospective of his work took place in 2003 at the Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, Quebec.

Public collections include: Museum of Modern Art, NY; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; San Francisco Museum of Art, CA; Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX; National Gallery, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA; Art Institute of Chicago, IL; Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University MA; Walker Art Center; MN; Cleveland Museum of...

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Biography

David Rabinowitch, born in 1943 in Toronto, Canada, has shown extensively in Europe, Canada and the United States. Selected solo museum exhibitions include: Museum Wiesbaden, Germany (2017); Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf (2016); Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland (2012); Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Germany (2010); The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas (2008); Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (2004); National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2004); A major retrospective of his work took place in 2003 at the Musée d’art Contemporain de Montréal, Quebec.

Public collections include: Museum of Modern Art, NY; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; San Francisco Museum of Art, CA; Museum of Fine Arts Houston, TX; National Gallery, D.C.; Museum of Fine Arts Boston, MA; Art Institute of Chicago, IL; Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University MA; Walker Art Center; MN; Cleveland Museum of Art, OH; Hammer Museum, LA, CA; Chinati Foundation, Marfa; TX; Kunsthaus Zürich, Switzerland; Goetz Collection, Munich, Germany; Museum Haus Lange, Germany; Kuntsmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland; Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; among many others.

Artworks

18

Untitled (Périgord Construction of Vision), 2015

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21st Century Art / Abstract Painting / Architecture / Art and Literature / Art of the 2000s / Art of the 2010s / Atypical Forms and Shapes / Beeswax / Bold Composition / Bright Colors / Canada / Canadian Art / Contemporary Canadian Art / Drawing / Geometric Abstraction / Geometric Expression / Geometric Forms / Ink / Linseed Oil / Oil Paint / Oil Stick / Paper / Perception / Philosophy / Romanesque / Sculpture / Self Taught Artist / Toronto / Wax / Works on Paper

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1963

    University of Western Ontario, Canada

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Périgord Construction of Vision Drawings, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, January 18 – March 9, 2019

  • Early Sculptures, Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, January 10 - March 30, 2019

  • Works on Paper, Ikeda Gallery, Berlin, Germany, January 12 - March 23, 2019

Group Exhibitions

  • 2014

    Time Capsule: Recently Acquired Works from the 1970s and 1980s, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

  • 2013

    BRASSERIE, Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland

  • 2012

    Eretai: (John Beech, Lael Marshall, David Rabinowitch, Michael Voss), Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California

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Education

  • 1963

    University of Western Ontario, Canada

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2019

    Périgord Construction of Vision Drawings, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, January 18 – March 9, 2019

  • Early Sculptures, Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, January 10 - March 30, 2019

  • Works on Paper, Ikeda Gallery, Berlin, Germany, January 12 - March 23, 2019

  • 2017

    David Rabinowitch: The Construction of Vision, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany, May 12 - July 16, 2017 (cat.)

  • 2015

    David Rabinowitch: Church Drawings. Werke aus der Sammlung Kemp, Museum Kunstpalast, Düsseldorf, October 13, 2015 – January 24, 2016

  • 2014

    Quatrefoil Constructions, Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan, October 11 – December 14, 2014

  • 2012

    Akira Ikeda Gallery, Tokyo, Japan

  • David Rabinowitch: Program of Construction for Solothurn, Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland, August 19 – November 18, 2012

  • 2010

    Birth of Romanticism, Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, December 4, 2010 - February 2, 2011 (cat.)

  • Birth of Romanticism, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, November 20, 2010- January 22, 2011 (cat.)

  • David Rabinowitch: The Piégros Editions, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany October 2 - November 28, 2010 (cat.)

  • 2007

    David Rabinowitch, The Chinati Foundation, Marfa, Texas, October 1, 2007-June 1, 2008

  • David Rabinowitch, Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, March 22-May 12

  • 2006

    Phantom Group, Sculptures and Works on Paper from 1967, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, November 16, 2006-January 20, 2007

  • 2005

    David Rabinowitch – The Altan Group, Galerie Lindner, Vienna, Austria, May 12-June 30

  • 2004

    David Rabinowitch – The Altan Group, BERGNER + JOB GALERIE, Mainz, Germany, October 26-November 27

  • David Rabinowitch – Construction of Vision. Zeichnungen 1969-1975, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland, July 3-December 5

  • David Rabinowitch, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, February 6-May 16

  • 2003

    David Rabinowitch, Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal, Quebec, May 22-October 26

  • David Rabinowitch – Carved Woodblock Monotypes – Sculptures 1968-1993, Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich, Switzerland, March 7-April 26 (cat.)

  • Carved Woodblock Monotypes 1962. Sculptures 1968 –1976, Peter Blum Gallery, New York, January 8-March (cat.)

  • 2002

    Inauguration of Visiting Artists' Suites (with Jim Jennings), Oliver Ranch, Geyserville, CA

  • 2000

    Galerie Dorothea van der Koelen, Mainz, Germany (cat.)

  • Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, Germany (cat.)

  • Construction of Vision, Peter Blum, New York

Group Exhibitions

  • 2014

    Time Capsule: Recently Acquired Works from the 1970s and 1980s, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, CA

  • 2013

    BRASSERIE, Haus der Kunst St. Josef, Solothurn, Switzerland

  • 2012

    Eretai: (John Beech, Lael Marshall, David Rabinowitch, Michael Voss), Riverside Art Museum, Riverside, California

  • 2010

    The Shape of Abstraction, Boston University Art Gallery at the Stone Gallery, Boston, MA

  • 2008

    The Big Gift: Calgary Celebrates Art from Canadians, Nickle Arts Musuem, Alberta, Canada, June 20 – July 27, Illingworth Kerr Gallery, Alberta, Canada, July 3 – August 20, Glenbow Museum, Alberta, Canada, July 25 – September 14

  • 2007

    Beneath the Underdog, Gagosian Gallery (Madison Avenue), New York, April 27 – June 16, 2007

  • 2006

    Line and Surface: Works on Paper, Peter Blum, New York, NY, January 20-March 25

  • Singular Multiples: The Peter Blum Edition Archive, 1980-1994, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX (cat.)

  • Sculptures, Peter Blum, New York, NY, works by Boli, Bura, John Beech, Louise Bourgeois, Alberto Giacometti, Josephson, Kimsooja, David Rabinowitch and David Smith

  • Plane/Figure: Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Sammlungen / American Art from Swiss Collection, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur (cat.)

  • Verde, Jessica Bradley Art + Projects, Toronto

  • Von Doig bis Rabinowitch, part of Provinzial—Engagement in the Rheinland for Contemporary Art, Selection

  • 3: Daylight. Works from the collection of Provinzial Insurance. Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn

  • Was ist Plastik? 100 Jahre—100 Köpfe, Das Jahrhundert moderner Skulptur. Stiftung Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg

  • VIP III. Arena der Abstraktion, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen

  • Lodz Biennale 2006, Museum of Construction in Process, Lodz (cat.)

  • 2005

    Auswahl 1—Die Sammlung der Provinzial zu Gast im Museum Abteiberg; traveled 2005-06 to Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Leopold Hoesch Museum, Düren, and Kunstmuseum Bonn

  • Le monde est rond! Collection Donation Albers-Honegger, Espace de l'Art Concret with the University of Nice and the Institute Robert Hooke, Mouans-Sartoux

  • Sets, Series and Suites: Contemporary Prints, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

  • The Sixties in Canada, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (cat.)

  • Monuments of Nowa Huta, Bunkier Stzuki, Krakow

  • Salon d'automne, Annemarie Verna, Zürich

  • Zeichnungen—Radierungen, Galerie Albrecht, Munich

  • 2004

    Zuwächse, Neuerwerbungen der Marianne und Heinrich Lenhardt-Stiftung für die Graphische Sammlung der Pfalzgalerie, Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern (cat.)

  • Liquid Stone, New Architecture in Concrete, National Building Museum, Washington D.C.

  • V.I.P. 2—Die Neuen, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen

  • "Go West!"—Zeitgenössische amerikanische Graphik aus eigenem Besitz, Pfalzgalerie, Kaiserslautern

  • Summer '04, Annemarie Verna, Zürich

  • Minimal & Concept Art—von Albers bis Judd, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Wörlen, Passau

  • A Priori, Galerie Dorothea van der Koelen, Mainz

  • Editionen und Kleine Formate, Bergner + Job Galerie, Mainz

  • 2003

    Harmonie und Kontraste in der Sammlung Würth—Von Riemenschneider bis Rabinowitch, Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall

  • Aspekte der Sammlung Würth. Drei Bildhauserpositionen und ein Maler: Magdalena Abakanowicz, David Rabinowitch, Raffael Rheinsberg und Rudolf Hausner, Museum Würth, Künzelsau-Gaisbach

  • Turning Corners, Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley

  • Himmelschwer: Transformationen der Schwerkraft (As Heavy as Heaven: Transformations of Gravity) Kulturzentrums bei den Minoriten, Landesmuseum Joanneum, Graz. Traveled to Brandts Klaedefabrik gallery, Odense (cat.)

  • Manières et matières: La collection du Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke, Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke, Sherbrooke, QB (cat.)

  • Telling a Work of Art, Jensen Gallery, Auckland, N.Z.; traveled to Public Art Gallery, Dunedin, N.Z.

  • Foreign Art, Part II. Part of the Permanent Exhibition: Art of the 19th, 20th and 21st Centuries, National Gallery, Prague (cat.)

  • Summer Exhibition, Annemarie Verna, Zürich

  • Ink from Wood: Two Traditions, Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT

  • Artistes contre la torture, BFM - Bâtiment des Forces Motrices, Geneva

  • Die Neue Pinakothek neu (1853–2003), Neue Pinakothek, Munich (cat.)

  • 2002

    Les couleurs du ciel. Vitraux de création au XXe siècle dans les cathédrales de France. Organized by the Centre international du Vitrail, Chartres cathedral, Chartres (cat.)

  • Network, Annemarie Verna, Zürich

  • Aus der Sammlung Rosskopf V: Zeichnungen, Kunstraum Alexander Bürkle, Freiburg

  • Jahresmuseum 2002: Crossing Cultures, Elementarteilchenkunst, Kunsthaus Mürzzuschlag, Mürzzuschlag

  • 2001

    Metalogic: Sculpture from the Collection of the Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Robert McLaughlin Gallery, Oshawa, ON (cat.)

  • Die Sammlung Ingrid und Willi Kemp, Museum Kunst Palast in der Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf (cat.)

  • Aus der Sammlung Rosskopf IV: MMM, Kunstraum Alexander Bürkle, Freiburg

  • Arbre de vie (De la Passion à la Résurrection), Nice and Vence, two exhibitions at Museé Matisse de Nice and Château de Villeneuve/Fondation Émile Hugues, Vence. — Organized by Art, Culture et Patrimoine on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Matisse's Chapelle du Rosaire, Nice (cat.)

  • Marzona Villa Manin: una collezione d'arte, Villa Manin di Passariano, Codroipo (Udine)

  • 20 siècles en cathédrales. — Organized by Centre des monuments nationaux (Monum) et la Direction de l'Architecture et du Patrimoine (DRAC), Palais du Tau, Reims (cat.)

  • Skulptur als Feld, Kunstverein Göttingen in der Lokhalle, Göttingen (cat.)

  • Ian Hamilton Finlay, Matt Mullican, David Rabinowitch, Keith Sonnier und Johannes Süttgen, Galerie Navrátil, Prague — In collaboration with Werkstatt Kollerschlag.

  • Vitraux d'ici, vitraux d'ailleurs, maquettes d'artistes, Angle Art Contemporain, Saint-Paul-Trois-Châteaux (cat.)

  • Acquisitions in Contemporary Art, Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin

  • Von der Ungleichheit des Ähnlichen in der Kunst, Galerie Lindner, Vienna; traveled to Borsos Miklos Muzeum, Györ

  • 2000

    Idées de paysage, paysages d'idées, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montréal

  • Skulpturenpark Ismaning 2000, Kallmann-Museum, Schloßpark Ismaning, Ismaning — In collaboration with Werkstatt Kollerschlag (cat.)

  • Lux et Tenebrae, Peter Blum Edition, Peter Blum, New York, NY

  • E Cosí Via (And So On)—99 artisti della Collezione Marzona, Galleria Communale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (cat.)

  • Von Edgar Degas bis Gerhard Richter. Arbeiten auf Papier aus der Sammlung des Kunstmuseums Winterthur, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur; Traveled 2000-01 to National Gallery Prague, Palais Kinsky; Rupertinum, Museum für Moderne und Zeitgenössische Kunst, Salzburg; Westfälisches Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster; Neues Museum, Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design, Nürnberg (cat.)

  • Minimalism, Then and Now, Berkeley Art Museum, , University of California, Berkeley

  • Epifanie: Actuele Kunst en Religie, Abdij van t' Park, Heverlee-Leuven (cat.)

  • 4 Bildhauer—4 Bücher. Chillida, Honegger, Rabinowitch, Uecker, Galerie Dr. Dorothea van der Koelen, Mainz

  • Art à l'Hôpital—19 artistes contre la torture, Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève, Geneva. — Organized with l'Association pour la Prévention de la Torture (APT)

Collections

  • Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario

  • Albers-Honneger Collection, Espace de l'Art Concret, Mouans-Sartoux, France

  • Allen Memorial Art Museum, Oberlin College, Oberlin, Ohio

  • Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, New York

  • Arp Museum Bahnhof Rolandseck, Remagen, Germany

  • Art Gallery of Nova Scotia, Halifax

  • Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto

  • Art Institute of Chicago

  • Berkeley Art Museum, University of California, Berkeley, California

  • Bibliothèque Nationale, Paris, France

Bibliography

  • 2019

    “MUST SEE EXHIBITION: Périgord Construction of Vision Drawings,” Artforum (online), January 5, 2019

  • 2017

    Daur, Jörg, David Rabinowitch: The Construction of Vision, Museum Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany

  • 2010

    Höfchen, Heinz, David Rabinowitch - The Piégros Editions, Museum Pfalzgalerie Kaiserslautern, Kaiserslautern, Germany

  • Franzm, Erich and David Rabinowitch, Birth of Romanticism Drawings, New York, Peter Blum Edition

  • 2008

    Morgan, Robert C., "David Rabinowitch. Peter Blum Gallery," Sculpture, March

  • 2007

    Goddard, Dan R., "Exhibit stretches into idea of 'drawing'," S.A. LIFE, 25 April

  • Walentini, Joe, "New York Views," Abstract Art Online, February 1

  • 2003

    Baker, Kenneth, David Rabinowitch: Carved Woodblock Monotypes 1962, New York, Peter Blum Edition

  • Bélisle, Josee, and David Carrier, David Rabinowitch, National Gallery of Canada, April

  • Kuspit, Donald, "David Rabinowitch: Carved woodblock monotypes 1962. Sculptures 1968-76. Peter Blum Gallery," Art on Paper, April

  • Dannatt, Adrian, "David Rabinowitch: Carved woodblock monotypes 1962. Sculptures 1968-76. Peter Blum," The Art Newspaper, February

  • 2001

    McAdam, Barbara A., "David Rabinowitch. Peter Blum," Artnews, February