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Charles Ray / MATRIX 140

Bibliography & Exhibition History

Works in MATRIX:
Viral Research, 1986, plexiglass, steel, ink, 32 x 53 x 36". Lent by Jeffrey Kerns.
Tabletop, 1989, mixed media, 44 x 52 1/2 x 35". Lent by the Lannan Foundation, Los Angeles.
Table, 1990, plexiglass and steel, ed. 3, 52 3/4 x 35 1/2 x 38 1/2". Lent by Eileen and Peter Norton.

Selected one-person exhibitions:
Mercer Union, Toronto, Ontario, Canada '85; New Langton Art, San Francisco '85; Feature, NYC '89; Burnett Miller Gallery, Los Angeles '90; Galerie Claire Burrus, Paris, France '90; Interim Art, London, England '90; Newport Harbor Art Museum, Newport Beach, CA '90 (catalog).

Selected group exhibitions:
Feature, Chicago, Nature '87 (catalog); Milford Gallery, NYC, Still Trauma '88; 303 Gallery, NYC '88; Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, Biennial Exhibition '89 (catalog); Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC, Recent Drawings '90 (catalog).

Selected bibliography about the artist (see also catalogs under exhibitions):
Clothier, Peter. "Charles Ray: Edgy, Provocative Presences," Artnews (Dec '87), pp. 97-98.
Hugo, Joan. "Between Objects and Persona: The Sculpture Events of Charles Ray," High Performance, no. 30 ('85), pp. 26-29.
Knight, Christopher. "Sculptor Takes Himself Out of Picture," Los Angeles Times (Aug. 5 '90), Calendar, p. 103.
Pagel, David. "Vexed Sex," Art Issues, no. 9 (Feb. '90), pp. 11-16.

MATRIX is supported in part by grants from the Paul L. and Phyllis Wattis Foundation, the National Endowment for the Arts, The LEF Foundation, and Art Matters Inc.