Rachel Harrison

Biography

Rachel Harrison (born 1966, New York) is an American visual artist who is primarily known for her assemblage work and sculpture. Her works often incorporate elements of photography and found objects, often layering abstract forms with industrially manufactured elements. Rachel Harrison lives and works in New York.


Recent shows include Rachel Harrison Life Hack at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2019), M/D Coda at SF MoMA, San Francisco (2017); What I Loved: Selected Works from the 90s at Regen Projects, Los Angeles (2017); Zeitgeist at MAMCO, Geneva (2017) and We need to talk... at Petzel Gallery, New York (2017). Her work has also been shown at the Museum of Modern Art, New York (2016); Greene Naftali, New York (2016); Mumok, Vienna (2018); The Warehouse, Dallas (2018) Kraupa-Tuskany Zeidler, Berlin (2016); Regen Projects, Los Angeles (2015); The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland (2015); CCS Bard/ Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson (2009); Portikus, Frankfurt (2009); Whitechapel Gallery, London (2010); Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover (2013); and S.M.A.K., Ghent (2013). Her work is in the collections of the Centre Pompidou, Paris; the Museum of Modern Art, New York; the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York among many others. She has become known for her original approach to art-making that simultaneously addresses and analyzes the conventions of art and mass culture.

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