Sprüth Magers Berlin London


Ryan Trecartin

Lives and works in Los Angeles

1981 Born in Webster, TX, USA


2000-2004 BFA, Rhode Island School of Design, RI, USA

Awards and Grants

2009 Calvin Klein Collection New Artist of the Year Award, The First Annual Art Awards, Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
2009 Jack Wolgin International Competition in the Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, Temple University, Philadelphia, USA
2009 Pew Fellowship in the Arts, The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage, Philadelphia, USA

Curatorial Projects

2015 '2015 Triennial: Sourround Audience', New Museum, New York, co-curated by Lauren Cornell and Ryan Trecartin

Selected Public Collections

Sammlung Goetz, Munich
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Hessel Museum of Art, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami
New Art Trust, San Francisco
François Pinault Collection, Venice
Rhode Island School of Design Museum of Art, Providence
Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham
Rubell Family Collection, Miami
Julia Stoschek Collection, Düsseldorf
Louis Vuitton Foundation, Paris
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
Zabludowicz Collection, London


sep 12 - dec 21 2019Re'Search Wait’SSprüth Magers Berlin
nov 07 2018 - jan 20 2019Re'Search Wait’SPond Society, Shanghai
oct 25 - dec 09 20186th Athens Biennale 2018 ANTIAthens,
may 15 - sep 13 2015Re'Search Wait’SNational Gallery of Victoria,
apr 10 - jun 07 2015Situation #1: Ryan Trecartin, Junior War, 2013Fotomuseum Winterthur
feb 2015Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin, Yielders PathAndrea Rosen Gallery,
New York
oct 21 - nov 25 2014Lizzie Fitch/Ryan TrecartinRegen Projects,
Los Angeles
oct 02 - dec 21 2014Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin: Priority InnfieldZabludowicz Collection,
sep 14 2014 - feb 15 2015Site VisitKW Institute for contemporary art,
jan 21 - mar 11 2012Lizzie Fitch / Ryan Trecartin (with Rhett Larue) Showroom MAMA,
oct 18 - jan 08 2011Ryan Trecartin/Lizzie Fitch: Any EverMusée d’Art Moderne del la Ville de Paris,
jun 30 - oct 30 2011Ryan Trecartin: Any EverMuseum of Contemporary Art,
jun 19 - sep 03 2011Ryan Trecartin: Any EverMoMA PS1,
Long Island City, NY
jan 19 - mar 16 2011Ryan Trecartin: Any EverInstanbul Modern Museum,
jun 18 - oct 17 2010Any EverThe Museum of Contemporary Art, Pacific Design Center
Los Angeles
mar 26 - may 24 2010Ryan Trecartin: Any EverThe Power Plant,
sep 01 - sep 30 2009A Family Finds EntertainmentKunsthalle Wien,
apr 11 - may 16 2009Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin, The Aboutthing (in the air)Elizabeth Dee Gallery,
New York City
sep 10 - dec 07 2008Ryan Trecartin: I-Be AreaHammer Museum,
Los Angeles
may 01 - may 31 2008Ryan Trecartin: I-Be AreaWexner Center for the Arts,
sep 08 - oct 13 2007I-Be AreaElizabeth Dee Gallery,
New York
- 2007Big Room Now: Ryan Trecartin and Lizzie FitchCrane Arts Center,
- 2006Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin: I Smell PregnantQED Gallery,
Los Angeles


feb 22 - may 12 2019Body in Pieces A.o., Ryan TrecartinKAI10 Arthena Foundation,
Düsseldorf, Germany
mar 22 - aug 21 2017Utopia / Distopia, Part II A.o., Ryan TrecartinMAAT,
feb 27 - sep 04 2016THE NEW HUMAN
A.o., Ryan TrecartinModerna Museet,
nov 16 - nov 30 2015Young Americans A.o., Ryan TrecartinFRANZ JOSEFS KAI 3,
nov 16 - nov 30 2015Young AmericansPetra Cortright, Luis Gispert, Alex Ito, Carter Mull, Ken Okiishi, Timur Si-qin, Ryan Trecartin, Kaari UpsonFranz Josefs Kai 3,
oct 09 2015 - jan 31 2016Co-Workers A.o., Ryan TrecartinMusée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
sep 17 - sep 20 2015Lizzie Fitch / Ryan TrecartinRyan Trecartinart berlin contemporary,
jun 20 - sep 13 2015Screen Play - Life in an Animated World A.o., Ryan TrecartinAlbright Knox Gallery,

jun 13 - sep 17 2015MOMENTUM - 8th Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art A.o., Ryan TrecartinGalleri F15 and MOMENTUM Kunsthall,

jun 05 - sep 09 2015Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim A.o., John Bock, Ryan TrecartinGuggenheim Museum,
New York

may 01 - sep 27 2015America is Hard to See A.o., Kenneth Anger, Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Jenny Holzer, Donald Judd, Barbara Kruger, David Lamelas, Louise Lawler, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Ryan TrecartinWhitney Museum,
New York
apr 23 - jun 19 2015Collaborate! A.o., Ryan TrecartinOriel Sycharth Gallery,
United Kingdom
apr 21 - aug 16 2015‘Works from the Astrup Fearnley Collection’Andreas Gursky, Gary Hume, Pamela Rosenkranz, Cindy Sherman, Ryan Trecartin, Andro WekuaAstrup Fearnley Museet,
apr 16 - may 31 2015Creating Realities. Begegnungen zwischen Kunst und Kino A.o., Ryan Trecartin, Andro WekuaPinakothek der Moderne,
oct 10 2014 - jan 04 2015Secret Passions: Private Flemish Collections A.o., Sylvie Fleury, Sterling Ruby, Ryan TrecartinTripostal, Lille3000,
oct 09 2014 - jan 11 2015Pop Departures A.o., Ryan TrecartinSeattle Art Museum,
sep 25 2014 - jan 06 2015Private Settings A.o., Ryan TrecartinMuseum of Modern Art,
sep 13 - nov 09 2014The Los Angeles Art Project A.o., Sterling Ruby, Ryan TrecartinUllens Center,
jun 05 - sep 07 2014Infinite Jest A.o., Ryan TrecartinSchirn Kunsthalle,
apr 13 - may 25 2014Dark Velocity A.o., Ryan TrecartinHessel Museum of Art,
Bard College,
Annandale-on-Hudson, USA
apr 04 - jun 08 2014Affekte A.o., Cyprien Gaillard, Ryan TrecartinKunstpalais Erlangen
apr 2014Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition A.o., Ryan TrecartinThyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary,
Isla del Coco,
mar 27 - jun 22 2014Science Fiction: Myths of the Present Future A.o., Ryan TrecartinFACT,
mar 22 - jun 22 2014Room Service VOM HOTEL IN DER KUNST UND KÜNSTLERN IM HOTEL A.o., Thomas Demand, Peter fischli david Weiss, Andreas Gursky, Cindy Sherman, Ryan Trecartin, Rosemarie TrockelStaatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden
mar 16 - jun 22 2014High Performance. Die JULIA STOSCHEK COLLECTION zu Gast im ZKM. A.o., Cyprien Gaillard, Ryan Trecartin, Andro WekuaZentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe
mar 07 - apr 06 2014Disown – Not For Everyone A.o., Ryan TrecartinRed Bull Studios,
New York,
oct 25 - dec 14 2013Il Palazzo EnciclopedicoJohn Bock, George Condo, Peter fischli david Weiss, Cindy Sherman, Ryan Trecartin, Rosemarie TrockelArsenale, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
oct 12 - dec 14 2013Time Machine A.o., Ryan TrecartinLe fonds M-Arco,
sep 29 2013 - jan 26 2014Speculations on Anonymous Materials A.o., Ryan TrecartinMuseum Fridericianum,
sep 06 2013 - sep 28 2012Station to Station A.o., Kenneth Anger, Thomas Demand, Peter fischli david Weiss, Karen Kilimnik, Ed Ruscha, Stephen Shore, Ryan TrecartinNew York, Pittsburgh, Chicago, Minneapolis, Santa Fe, Winslow, Barstow, Los Angeles, Oakland/San Francisco

sep 05 - oct 07 2013Image Employment A.o., Ryan TrecartinMOMA PS1,
Long Island City,
jun 01 - nov 24 201355th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia A.o., George Condo, Peter fischli david Weiss, Cindy Sherman, Ryan Trecartin, Rosemarie Trockel55th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia,
may 30 - dec 31 2013Prima Materia A.o., Alighiero Boetti, Lizzie Fitch, Ryan TrecartinPunta della Dogana,
may 10 2013 - feb 23 2014Futures Project A.o., Ryan TrecartinCenter for Living Arts,
mar 22 - may 19 2013Pivot Points: 15 Years and counting A.o., Ryan TrecartinMuseum of Contemporary Art North Miami,
mar 16 - jun 22 2013Room to Live: Recent Acquisitions and Works from the Collection A.o., Ryan TrecartinMuseum of Contemporary Art,
Los Angeles,
nov 04 2012 - jan 02 2013Now’s the Time: Recent Acquisitions A.o., Ryan TrecartinGuggenheim,
New York,
oct 18 - nov 04 2012Collect the WWWorld: The Artist as Archivist in the Internet Age A.o., Ryan Trecartin319 Scholes,
New York,
sep 18 - dec 31 2012Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years A.o., Richard Artschwager, John Baldessari, Andreas Gursky, Karen Kilimnik, Barbara Kruger, Louise Lawler, Ed Ruscha, Cindy Sherman, Ryan TrecartinThe Metropolitan Museum of Art,
New York
sep 08 2012 - jun 29 2013Number Six: Flaming Creatures A.o., John Bock, Ed Ruscha, Ryan TrecartinJulia Stoschek Collection,
sep 07 - dec 09 2012Performance Now A.o., Ryan TrecartinEzra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery,
Wesleyan University,
jun 01 - sep 02 2012Riotous Baroque A.o., Ryan TrecartinGuggenheim Bilbao,
mar 01 - jun 10 2012Weighted Words A.o., Ryan TrecartinZabludowicz Collection,
jan 19 - mar 25 2012100 Years (version #4) A.o., Ryan TrecartinBoston University Art Gallery,
sep 23 - oct 30 2011Technicolor Yawn A.o., Ryan TrecartinGridchin Hall,
sep 18 - dec 18 2011Third Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art A.o., Ryan TrecartinThird Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
aug 27 - jan 22 2011Leif Djurhuus Collection A.o., Ryan TrecartinARoS Aarhus Museum of Art,
jul 29 - sep 25 2011Jersey Bounce A.o., Ryan TrecartinVisual Arts Center of New Jersey,
jun 15 - sep 11 2011Watch Me Move: The Animation Show A.o., Ryan TrecartinBarbican Art Gallery,
jun 01 - nov 24 2011Commercial Break A.o., Ryan TrecartinGarage Projects,
may 13 - jun 12 2011ALIAS, Krakow Photomonth 2011 A.o., Ryan TrecartinBunkier Sztuki Museum of Contemporary Art,
mar 15 - may 15 2011Re'Search Wait’S A.o., Ryan TrecartinSingapore Biennale,
jan 13 - feb 26 2011The shortest distance between 2 points is often intolerable A.o., Ryan TrecartinBrand New Gallery,
dec 18 2010 - apr 26 201121st Century – Art in the First Decade A.o., Ryan TrecartinQueensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art,
dec 01 2010 - aug 26 2011How Soon Now A.o., Ryan TrecartinRubell Family Collection / Contemporary Arts Foundation,
nov 20 2010 - nov 06 2011The More Things Change A.o., Ryan TrecartinSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco
oct 20 - nov 10 2010Screening A.o., Ryan Trecartin203-205 Brompton Road,
sep 25 - dec 19 2010Forbidden Love: Art in the Wake of Television Camp A.o., Ryan TrecartinKölnischer Kunstverein,
sep 18 - nov 28 2010Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, A.o., Ryan TrecartinLiverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art,
sep 13 - dec 10 2010Mash-up: Splicing Life A.o., Ryan TrecartinContemporary Art Galleries, University of Connecticut,
sep 03 - nov 07 201010,000 Lives A.o., Ryan TrecartinThe Eighth Gwangju Biennale,
jul 10 - aug 15 2010Suppose it is true after all? What then?: Ryan Trecartin, Matias Faldbakken & Tobias Madison A.o., Ryan TrecartinJohan Berggren Gallery,
jun 19 - sep 17 2010100 Years (version #3) A.o., Ryan TrecartinGarage: Center for Contemporary Culture,
jun 18 - oct 03 2010fast forward 2: The Power of Motion, Media Art Sammlung Goetz A.o., Ryan TrecartinZKM, Museum of Contemporary Art,
may 23 - oct 18 20105 Year Review A.o., Ryan TrecartinMoMA PS1,
New York
may 08 - jun 06 201045 Years of Performance Video from EAI A.o., Ryan TrecartinWiels,
apr 29 - sep 11 2010This is my condition A.o., Ryan TrecartinFilomena Soares Gallery,
apr 22 - aug 01 2010Queer Voice A.o., Ryan TrecartinInstitute of Contemporary Art,
mar 13 - sep 12 2010Soaps, Flukes & Follies A.o., Ryan TrecartinCheekwood Museum of Art,
feb 06 - may 09 2010Reflection A.o., Ryan TrecartinContemporary Art Center, Art Tower Mito,
feb 05 - apr 04 2010Virtuoso Illusion: Cross Dressing and the New Media Avant-Garde A.o., Ryan TrecartinMIT/List Visual Arts Center,
nov 17 - nov 21 2009Speak and Spell A.o., Ryan TrecartinCOCO (Contemporary Concerns),
nov 01 2009 - may 03 2010100 Years (version #1, Düsseldorf), Number Three: Here and Now A.o., Ryan TrecartinJulia Stoschek Foundation,
oct 15 - nov 04 2009Subjective Projections A.o., Ryan TrecartinBielefelder Kunstverein,
oct 10 2009 - jul 29 2010100 Years (version #2, ps1, nov 2009) A.o., Ryan TrecartinPS1, Long Island City,
New York
oct 10 - oct 27 2009Cutting Edge Framing A.o., Ryan Trecartin11 N.E. 39th St.,
oct 04 - oct 24 2009Pose/Expose A.o., Ryan Trecartinimo projects,
oct 01 - oct 31 2009The Jack Wolgin International Competition in the Fine Arts A.o., Ryan TrecartinTyler School of Art of Temple University,
sep 05 - oct 17 2009Bande Annonce A.o., Ryan TrecartinNew Galerie,
sep 05 - oct 17 2009Bande Annonce A.o., Lizzie Fitch / Ryan Trecartin, Ryan TrecartinNew Galerie,
jun 17 - sep 26 2009Until the End of the World A.o., Ryan TrecartinAndreas Melas Presents,
may 27 - jul 24 2009Solaris A.o., Lizzie Fitch / Ryan Trecartin, Ryan TrecartinGio Marconi,
may 22 - aug 09 2009Louis Vuitton: A Passion for Creation A.o., Ryan TrecartinHong Kong Museum of Art,
Hong Kong
apr 27 - sep 01 2009Tristin Lowe, Virgil Marti, Peter Rose, and Ryan Trecartin A.o., Ryan TrecartinThe Fabric Workshop and Museum,
apr 08 - jul 2009The Generational: Younger than Jesus A.o., Ryan TrecartinThe New Museum,
New York
mar 03 2009 - jan 17 2010Installations II: Video from the Guggenheim Collections A.o., Ryan TrecartinGuggenheim Museum,
sep 06 - nov 15 2008Busan Biennale A.o., Ryan TrecartinBusan,
South Korea
jul 07 - oct 07 2008Freeway Balconies A.o., Ryan TrecartinDeutsche Guggenheim,
jun 26 - aug 15 2008The Left Hand of Darkness A.o., Ryan TrecartinThe Project,
New York
jun 26 - aug 15 2008The Left Hand of Darkness A.o., Lizzie Fitch / Ryan Trecartin, Ryan TrecartinThe Project,
New York
jan 24 - jun 07 2008Sensory Overload A.o., Ryan TrecartinMilwaukee Art Museum,
dec 14 2007 - feb 29 2008Cinema in Revolt A.o., Ryan TrecartinQueensland Art Gallery,
dec 12 2007 - feb 17 2008Television Delivers People A.o., Ryan TrecartinThe Whitney Museum of American Art,
New York
oct 24 2007 - jan 13 2008USA Today: New American Art from the Saatchi Gallery A.o., Ryan TrecartinState Hermitage Museum,
St. Petersburg,
may 12 - aug 19 2007Between Two Deaths A.o., Ryan TrecartinZKM,
may 12 - aug 19 2007Between Two Deaths A.o., Lizzie Fitch / Ryan Trecartin, Ryan TrecartinZKM,
oct 06 - nov 04 2006USA Today, Works from the Saatchi Collection A.o., Ryan TrecartinRoyal Academy of Arts, Burlington Gardens,
oct 06 - oct 04 2006USA Today: New American Art from The Saatchi Gallery A.o., Lizzie Fitch / Ryan Trecartin, Ryan TrecartinRoyal Academy of Arts,
jul 13 - aug 14 2006Action Adventure A.o., Ryan TrecartinCanada Gallery,
New York
may 04 - sep 17 2006Metro Pictures A.o., Ryan TrecartinThe Moore Space,
mar 25 2006Schindler House A.o., Ryan TrecartinLos Angeles
mar 02 - may 28 2006Whitney Biennial 2006, Day for Night A.o., Ryan TrecartinWhitney Museum of American Art,
New York
feb 25 - mar 26 2005Sympathetic Magic A.o., Ryan TrecartinPlanaria,
New York