|Name Allen Ruppersberg|
Period Conceptual art
|Born 1944 (age 70–71)Cleveland, Ohio, United States|
Alma mater Chouinard Art Institute (now California Institute of the Arts)
Education Chouinard Art Institute (1967)
Artwork Honey, I Rearranged the Collection, Low to High
Awards Guggenheim Fellowship for Creative Arts, US & Canada
Known for Conceptual art, Painting, Sculpture, Installation art
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Allen Ruppersberg (born 1944) is an American artist.
- Conversations premiere artist talk allen ruppersberg
- Allen ruppersberg experimental impulse interview 2011
- Early life and education
- Artists philosophy
- Personal life
- Suggested reading
He is one of the first generation of American Conceptual artists that changed the way art was thought about and made. His work includes paintings, prints, photographs, sculptures, installations and books.
Allen ruppersberg experimental impulse interview 2011
Early life and education
Born in Cleveland, Ohio, Ruppersberg graduated in 1967 with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Chouinard Art Institute (now the California Institute of the Arts) in Los Angeles, California.
During his early years in Los Angeles, he began significant relationships with John Baldessari, Ed Ruscha, William Wegman and Allan McCollum. He participated in the 1969 exhibition When Attitudes Become Form, and is recognized as a seminal practitioner of installation art, having produced works including Al's Cafe (1969), Al's Grand Hotel (1971) and The Novel that Writes Itself (1978).
Since the late 1960s, his work has been the subject of over sixty solo exhibitions and nearly 200 group shows.
Career highlights include participation in:
In 1985, the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles organized an exhibition of Ruppersberg's work, which subsequently traveled to the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City.
His work can be found in permanent collections of museums internationally, including:
Ruppersberg's philosophy is to use language as a means of expression in its own right. He drew on all the different sectors of the mass media and the consumer society from a critical viewpoint.
Ruppersberg lives and works in Los Angeles and New York City.