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Rirkrit Tiravanija (1961)

Rirkrit Tiravanija born in Boenos Aires and grew up in Thailand, Ethiopia and Canada. He studied Art and graduated from Chicago and New York. His works are exhibited around the world in Europe, Asia, North-America and South-America. He expands the boundary of the meaning of Art to Relational Esthetics. Rirkrit is a world recognized conceptual artist and has a big influence in the art world. He is presently the Chairman of the land foundation, lecturer at Columbia University and traveling all around the world to exhibit his work.

Born: Buenos Aires, Argentina 1961

  • The Whitney Independent Studies Program, New York
  • The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
  • The Banff Center School of Fine Arts, Banff, Canada
  • The Ontario College of Art, Toronto, Canada

Solo Exhibitions


  • “The House the Cat Built,” Galeria Salvador Diaz, Madrid, Spain
  • “A Long March,” Centro de Arte Contemporaneo de Malaga, Spain
  • “Reflection,” Nyehaus, New York
  • “Less Oil More Courage,” Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany


  • “JG Reads,” Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
  • “Palm Pavillon,” kurimanzutto, Mexico City
  • “demonstration drawings,” Drawing Center, New York
  • magazine station no. 5, Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand
  • “Foster, You’re Dead,” Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan, Italy, with Neil Logan


  • Rirkrit Tiravanija: Editions and Multiples, Helga Maria Klosterfelde, Berlin
  • Untitled 1992 (Free), David Zwirner Gallery, New York, with Gordon Matta-Clark
  • “Stories Are Propaganda,” Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York, with Philippe Parreno
  • Brychcy Bar, Ontario College of Art and Design, Ontario, Canada


  • Brychcy Bar, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York
  • Demonstration Drawings, 1301PE, Los Angeles, US
  • Philippe Parreno & Rirkrit Tiravanija, Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York
  • Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris


  • Untitled 2005 (magazine station no. 4), Neugerriemschneider, Berlin
  • Retrospective, Serpentine Gallery, London (cat.)
  • Retrospective, ARC, Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (cat.)
  • Hugo Boss 2004, Guggenheim Museum, New York


  • Retrospective, Museum Bojmans Van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands (cat.)
  • Gordon Matta-Clark-In the Belly of Anachitect (with Pierre Huyghe & Pamela M. Lee), Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (brochure)
  • Nothing, CMU Art Museum, Chiang Mai, Thailand
  • Social Pudding, Rirkrit Tiravanija and Superflex, 1301PE, Los Angeles, CA


  • Demo Station No. 4, Ikon Gallery, Birmingham, UK
  • In the Future Everything Will Be Chrome, Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, NY
  • Social Pudding, Galerie fur Zeitgenossische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany


  • Untitled 2002 (He Promised), Secession, Vienna, Austria (cat.)
  • untitled, (Demo Station no. 3), Sumida River Project, Asahi Beer Co, Tokyo, JAP
  • Untitled 2002 (The Raw & The Cooked), City Opera Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
  • Demonstration, Sumida River Project, Asahi Beer, Tokyo
  • oVer station no 2,  Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo


  • The Land, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
  • Rirkrit Tiravanija – Over Magazine, Oslo Kunsthall, Oslo, Norway
  • GAM, Turin Italy

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