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Rita McBride
DG version: October, 2013

1960
Born in Des Moines, Iowa.
Lives and works in Düsseldorf and Los Angeles.

1982
BA, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York

1987
M.F.A. California Institute of the Arts, Valencia

1999–2000
Guest Professor, Kunstakademie, Munich.

2003–present
Professor, Sculpture, Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf.

2013–present
Director, Kunstakademie, Düsseldorf.

 

Awards and Residencies

1989
Artist in Residence, XS Gallery, Western Nevada College, Carson City, Nevada.

1991 - 92
American Academy in Rome, Rome Prize Fellowship in Visual Arts.

1995
Artist in Residence, Fundació Pilar í Joan Miró, Palma, Mallorca.

1999
DAAD Residency, Berlin

2002
World Trade Center Competition, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill team
Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship
Cultural Board of the City of Hamburg Residency

Public Works

2002
Arena, Salford, England

2010
Obelisk, Emscherkanal, Essen.
Delicate Arch. Duisburg Kaiserberg. (Temporary).

2011
Mae West, Munich.

2014
Bells and Whistles, The New School, New York.

Solo Exhibitions

1989
Rita McBride: Men to Match My Mtns., XS Gallery, Western Nevada College, Carson City, Nevada
Rita McBride, Galeria Atlântica. Porto

1990
Rita McBride: New Work, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Heimat mit Funkturm, Standard Graphik, Cologne

1992
Parts, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa
Rita McBride, Percival Gallery, Des Moines, Iowa
The Fat Man, The Spine, The Spineless, and Thin Corners, Michael Klein, Inc., New York
There Would Be no Leaves to Rake on Sunday, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

1993
Wise Women Caught Breathing, Stúdió Galéria, Budapest
Silent Encounters Between Two Peaks, Müterem Kiállító, Budapest
1994 Fatal Egg, Ausstellungsbüro Michael Schill, Stuttgart
Backsliding, sideslipping, one Great Leap and the "forbidden", Michael Klein Gallery, New York

1995
Gilded Carriages and The Donkey's Way and La Concierge (in collaboration with Hsin-Ming Fung), Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

1996
Rita McBride and Piggybackback (in collaboration with Catherine Opie and Lawrence Weiner), Galerie Béla Jarzyk, Cologne

1997
The Donkey's Way and Piggybackback (in collaboration with Catherine Opie and Lawrence Weiner), Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto
Hyperinclusion, OSMOS, Berlin
Rita McBride, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Arena & National Chain, Witte de With, Rotterdam

1999
Rita McBride Arena & To Be Announced, Kunstverein München, Munich
Aloof and Incidental, Annemarie Verna Galerie and Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich

1999
National Chain, Galerie Deux, Tokyo
Berlin Lietzensee (in collaboration with Glen Rubsamen), Konditorei Kammann, Berlin

2000
Her House with the Upstairs in It, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst Galerie, Berlin
Werkshow, Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden. Traveled to: Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
Secession Tower, Wiener Secession, Vienna

2001
472 New Positions, De Pont, Tilburg, the Netherlands
White Elephant and Albatrosses, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Machines, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich

2002
Servants and Slaves, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich
Naked Came the Stranger, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Croissance Générale/General Growth, Institut d'art contemporain, Villeurbanne

2003
Vehicles and Vessels, Alexander and Bonin, New York

2004
Exhibition, Sculpture Center. Long Island City, New York
Middle Managers/Self-Storage, Galerie Frehrking Wiesehöfer, Cologne
Mae West and the Middle Managers, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich
No Fixed Address, Artspeak, Vancouver
Funkturm Fern Bar at the Spaghetti Works (in collaboration with Glen Rubsamen), Y8, Hamburg
Hello World, one day performance at CH-8873, Amden, Switzerland

2006
HEX.PRO.JIG, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich
Double to Watch, Triple to Help, Alexander and Bonin, New York

2007
Civic Sculpture in Memoriam, Museum X, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
Rita McBride, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
New Tribune (in collaboration with Manuel Graf), General Public, Berlin
Rita McBride and Tony Brown: Live Feed/Slighted Curiosity, Galerie ColletPark, Paris
Mae West and the Hyperbolic Parabola, Galerie Klüser 2, Munich
Rita McBride and Glen Rubsamen: Hyperbolic Parabola, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich

2008
Settlers, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto
Some Settlements, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
Rita McBride and Koenraad Dedobbeleer: Tight, Repeating Boredom, FRAC
Bourgogne, Dijon; Traveled as Hall, Kunsthalle Bern; Privaat, Mu.ZEE, Ostend
Curating the Library, one day event at DeSIngel, Antwerp
Public Works, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach

2009
New Markers & Tell Me Something Good (in collaboration with Kim Schoenstadt), Alexander and Bonin, New York
Rita McBride and Kim Schoenstadt: Tell Me Something Good, Santa Monica Museum of Art
Blindsided and Divided, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich

2010
Way Out West, Clages Galerie, Cologne
Perfiles, Carreras Mugica, Bilbao
Previously, Kunstmuseum Winterthur
Way Out South/Mae West Superstore, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich
Way Out East, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin

2010
Profili, Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
Zona Maco Sur, Centro Banamex, Mexico City D.F.

2011
Civic Citations, BENVENISTE Contemporary, Madrid

2012
Maverick, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Oferta pública / Public Tender, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona (MACBA)

2013
Transacción Pública. Museo Tamayo, Mexico City.

2014
Pattern & Decoration. Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Naples.

2014-2015
Public Tilt. Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego.

2015
Gesellschaft. Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf.
Access, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Gesellschaft. Kestner Gesellschaft , Hannover

2016
Gesellschaft. Kunsthalle , Düsseldorf
CLAVIS, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich

Group Exhibitions

1987
Group Exhibition, Jeffrey Linden Gallery, Los Angeles

1988
Re: Placement, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions

1989
Containment, XS Gallery, Western Nevada College, Carson City, Nevada

1990
Preview, Michael Klein, Inc., New York
Sculpture, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles

1991
Different Thinking, Galerie Ghislave, Paris
From the Train, Michael Klein, Inc., New York
Home for June, Home for Contemporary Theater and Art, New York
There's no There, There, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Recent Releases, Freeman Editions, Los Angeles
State of Things, Galerie Ghislave, Paris
Western Agenda, Artists Space, New York

1992
Annual Exhibition, American Academy in Rome
The Language of Flowers, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York
Once Removed, New Langton Arts, San Francisco

1993
A Complete Hand of One Suit, Donna Beam Fine Art Gallery, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
Everything that Gave Her Pleasure Was Small and Depressed Him, Knoll Galéria, Budapest
Group Exhibition, Nathan Cummings Foundation, New York
How Long Can a Good Thing Last?, Channing Peake Gallery, Santa Barbara; Santa Monica Museum of Art
Kurswechsel, Michael Klein, Inc. at Transart Exhibitions, Cologne

1994
An American Landscape, Michael Klein, Inc., New York
Breakdown, Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego
Romance, Alyce de Roulet Williamson Gallery, Art Center College of Design, Pasadena
Watt, Witte de With, Rotterdam

1995
Call it Sleep, Witte de With, Rotterdam
Critical Distance: Between Art and Architecture, Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York, Purchase
Tu parles, j'écoute, Galerie Anne de Villepoix; Société Jet Lag K., Paris
Woodworks, Michael Klein Gallery, New York
Twenty-five Years, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Literally Abstract, Center for Research in Contemporary Art, University of Texas, Arlington

1996
Constructions, Michael Klein Gallery, New York
Group Exhibition, Büro Orange, Munich
The Bare Wall!, Michael Klein Gallery, New York

1997
Maxwell's Demon, Margo Leavin Gallery, Los Angeles
Structures: Buildings in American Art, 1900–97, John Berggruen Gallery, San Francisco

1998
Corpos em Trânsito, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto
Architecture and Inside, Paul Morris Gallery, New York
Travel and Leisure, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Where: Allegories of Site in Contemporary Art, Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion, Stamford, Connecticut
May 17, 1998, Cornish Estate, Cold Spring, New York
Construction in Process VI: The Bridge, Melbourne
Architecture! Architecture! Architecture!, Hunter College Times Square Gallery, City University of New York
Photographs, Alexander and Bonin, New York

1999
Urban Visions, Worcester Art Museum, Massachusetts
Description Without Place, Staff USA, New York
Rita McBride and Glen Rubsamen: Berlin Lietzensee, Konditorei Kamman, Berlin
Rita McBride, Sylvia Plimack Mangold, & to be Announced, Alexander and Bonin, New York

1999
Drawings, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Hitchcock, Kunsthalle Tirol, Hall in Tirol
Jubiläumsaustellung: 30 Jahre Annemarie Verna Galerie, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich

2000
Over the Edges: The Corners of Ghent, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
Please Let My Affections Lead Me into Danger, Galerie Bernd Klüser, Munich
Group Exhibition, Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
What If: Art on the Verge of Architecture and Design, Moderna Museet, Stockholm
HausSchau: das Haus in der Kunst, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
Total Blackout, NICC, Antwerp
Rita McBride, Julius Schulman, Galerie Adamski Frehrking Wiesehöfer, Cologne

2000-01
Demonstration Room: Ideal House, Museo Alejandro Otero, Caracas; Apex Art, New
York; Antwerp; Gallery 400, College of Architecture and the Arts, University of Illinois at Chicago
Archisculptures, Kunstverein Hannover
Crossing the Line, Queens Museum of Art, New York
Measure/Mass, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich
Funktional-Fiktional, Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Germany

2002
Think Big/Voir grand, Liane and Danny Taran Gallery, Saidye Bronfman Centre for the Arts, Montreal
VorOrt, Galerie der Künstler, Munich
Taipei Biennial 2002: Great Theatre of the World, Taipei Fine Art Museum
Building Structures, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
Artists Imagine Architecture, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Through a Sequence of Space, Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin
Sculpture, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Sommerpalast, Neuss, Germany
Something We Talked About, Brooke Alexander, Inc.; Leo Castelli Gallery, New York
Network, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich
Willie Doherty, Paul Etienne Lincoln, Rita McBride, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Something, Anything, Matthew Marks Gallery, New York
Plans in Progress, (Urban Design Study for Lower Manhattan), Winter Garden, New York
Group Effect, Frehrking Wiesehöfer, Cologne

2003
Micro-Utopias, Bienal de Valencia, Spain
Ants and Bags: Rita McBride and Glen Rubsamen, Artranspennine03, Manchester and Salford
Living Inside the Grid, New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York
Sommerausstellung, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich
Frozen Architecture, The Mesaros Galleries, West Virginia University, Morgantown
Variance, Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, California
+ ou – 5, 10, 15, 20—20 Ans d'une Collection, Le Plateau, FRAC Île-de-France, Paris
Wildlife, Neuss, Germany
Der (sich) produzierende Mensch, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Auto-nom, NRW-Forum Kultur und Wirtschaft, Düsseldorf
What Am I Doing Here?, Esso Gallery, New York
Artranspennine03, Transpennine region, England
Drawing on Architecture, Atelier Gallery, Vancouver

2004
Sommerausstellung, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich
Raum für Raum, Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf
100 Artists See God, Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco; Laguna Art
Museum, Laguna Beach, California; Institute of Contemporary Arts, London;
Contemporary Art Center of Virginia, Virginia Beach; Freedman Art Gallery,
Albright College, Reading, Pennsylvania; Cheekwood Museum of Art, Nashville
Hülle und Idylle, Galerie Gabriele Rivet, Cologne
Für die Konstruktion des Unmöglichen, Europäische Kunsthalle, Cologne
Eric Glavin, Robin Merkisch, Rita McBride, Galerie Gaby Kraushaar, Düsseldorf
The Gallery Selects..., Alexander and Bonin, New York
100 Mona Lisa valent mieux qu'une, Fondation d'Entreprise Ricard, Paris
Close by: Time Space Architecture, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich
Mengenbüro, Changing Room, Stirling, Scotland
M29 Travel, Galerie M29, Cologne
Wildlife, Neuss, Germany
Durchleuchtet: Dialog mit der Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Bookies, Galerie M29, Cologne
Generations on the Move, Viper International, Basel
De werkelijkheid, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, Netherlands

2005
Farsites/Sitios Distantes, San Diego Museum of Art; Centro Cultural Tijuana
Artists' Books Revisited, Printed Matter, New York; Art Metropole, Toronto; Secession,Vienna
Salon d'automne, Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zürich
Sammlung 2005: Neupräsentation der erweiterten Sammlung, K21 Kunstsammlung
Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf
Collectiepresentatie XI— Zomer 2005, De Zomer van Middelburg. Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp
Der Kunst Ihre Räume, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
Editions, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Le Génie du lieu, Musée des Beaux-Arts, Dijon
The Blake Byrne Collection, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
met KOP zonder, Artis, Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands
Temporary Import DAAD, Bethanien et al., Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

2005-06 Próximas exposições, Galeria Graça Brandão, Porto, Portugal
The Gift: Building a Collection for the QMA, Queens Museum of Art, New York

2006
Plane/Figure: Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Sammlungen, Kunstmuseum
Winterthur
Neue Kunst in alten Gärten, Gehrden-Lenthe, Germany
Re: Location, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Classe Preferente, Galeria Graça Brandão, Porto
Cities, Galerie Skopia, Geneva
The Bong Show, Leslie Tonkonow Artworks + Projects, New York
Shift: Im Spiegel der Verunsicherung, Galerie Grita Insam, Vienna
Pavillon der Bildhauerei, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf
Ergens/Somewhere, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp
Transformation: Aus eigener Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Dedica 1986-2006: Venti anni della Galleria Alfonso Artiaco, Palazzo delle Arti, Naples
Das letzte Wort in der Kunst, Kunsthalle Düsseldorf
Espacio Interior, Sala Alcalá 31, Madrid
Réception, Musée municipal Robert Dubois-Corneau, Brunoy, France
Étranges mécaniques, Domaine de Rentilly, Bussy-Saint-Martin, France
Turtle, Chelsea Space, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London
Constelações Afectivas II, Galeria Graça Brandão, Lisbon
Totalschaden, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
Re-Shuffle: Notions of an Itinerant Museum, Art in General, New York
30 Years: Printed Matter Editions 1976-2006, Printed Matter, New York
Glass: Material Matters, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles

2007
Mimetic, Centre d'art de l'Yonne, Perrigny, France
Early Retirement, Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich
Pure, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York.
Bodycheck: 10, Triennale Kleinplastik. Fellbach, Germany
Exit Music (for a Film), Grimm/Rosenfeld Gallery, New York
Parcours interdit, Malkastenpark, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf
Selected Works by Gallery Artists, Alexander and Bonin, New York
MARTa schweigt. Garde le silence, le silence te gardera, MARTa Herford, Germany
The Fit, Galerie Nüans, Düsseldorf
Aus der Sammlung: Kein Ort, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz
Blühendes: Ein Blick auf die Sammlung, Kunstmuseum Winterthur
The World as a Stage, Tate Modern, London. Traveled to: Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Architektur–Kunst?, Galerie Reckermann, Cologne
Hyperbolic Parabola, Galeria Bernd Klüser, Munich
Boring, an afternoon lesson on Baldessari, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
New Tribune, General Public, Berlin
Slighted Curiosity/Live Feed, galerie ColletPark, Paris
Sept/7, Maison des Arts, Malakoff, France

2008
One Night Stand, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin
Parcours interdit II, Malkastenpark, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf
Second Nature, Galerie de l'Indépendance, Dexia Banque International, Luxemburg;
Traveled to: Centre artistique et culturel, Chamarande, France
Zidovi na Ulici/Walls in the Street, Musej savramene umetnosti Beograd, Belgrade
Stay Alive Till '95, Alexander and Bonin, New York
2 x [ (2 x 20) + (2 x 2) ] +2 = X (Desperately) Trying to Figure out the World, Part I:
Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich. Part II: Brooke Alexander, New York
Learn to Read Art: A History of Printed Matter, Artspeak, Vancouver; Traveled to:
Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe; MUSAC, Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de
Castilla y Léon, Spain; P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, New York
In Serie, Johan Deumans, Harlem
Ästhetische Komplexe, Kunstverein Augsburg
+ de réalité, Galerie de l'École régionale des Beaux-Arts de Nantes
Work from the De Vleeshal Collection 01, De Vleeshal, Middelburg, Netherlands
La seconde est partie la première, Jeu de Paume, Paris
Jahresausstellung: Kunst aus Neuss, Kulturforum Alte Post, Neuss
Fabricateurs d'espace, Institut d'art contemporain, Villeurbanne
Rita McBride, Cornelia Parker, Eva Rothschild, Jessica Stockholder, Carreras Mugica, Bilbao
Zeitblick: Ankäufe der Sammlung Zeitgenössische Kunst der Bundesrepublik
Deutschland, 1998–2008; Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin

2009
Temps com a material, Col.leccio MACBA. Noves incorporacions. Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Organ Mix, Total Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul
United Technologies, Lismore Castle, County Waterford, Ireland
Public Garden, Public Generation. Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
El mal d'escriptura. Un projecte sobre text i imaginació especulativa, Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona
Gipfeltreffen der Moderne: Das Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Kunst- und
Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
Das Gespinst: Die Sammlung Schürmann zu Besuch im Museum Abteiberg, Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
Twelve Arguments Part I, Clages Galerie, Berlin
Twelve Arguments Part II, Clages Galerie, Cologne
Nina Canell, Sofia Hultén, Rita McBride, Jürgen Staack, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin
Exchanging Insights, Residence of the United States Ambassador to Germany, Berlin
Tell Me Something Good: A collaboration between Kim Schoenstadt and Rita
McBride, Santa Monica Museum of Art, California

2010
Art First, Museo Archeologico, Bologna
Und/vor und zurück. Nach/rechts und zurück. Schwing/weit vor, zurück, Galerie Kamm, Berlin
Graphikedition der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf 2009, Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf
Look Up! Natural Porto Art Show, Lugares de Incerteza. Palacete Pinto Leite, Porto
In Good Faith, Galerie M29 Richter und Brückner, Cologne
Memories of the Future, Sean Kelly Gallery, New York
Aber Schwarz ist keine Farbe, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf
Outside the Box, Edition Jacob Samuel,1988–2010, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
La Sombra del habla: Colleción MACBA, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Sites of Memory: Architecture and Remembering, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, New York
B1|A40 - Die Schönheit der großen Straße - The beauty of the big road, RUHR.2010, Essen, Germany
Let's Talk About Houses. When Art Speaks Architecture: Building, Unbuilding, Inhabit, Museu do Chiado, Lisbon
Mona Hatoum, Stefan Kürten, and Rita McBride, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Schöner Wohnen, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf

2011
Making Is Thinking, Witte de With, Rotterdam
Catch Sight Screening, Clages Galerie, Cologne
Specific Collisions, Cosar HMT, Düsseldorf
2 oder 3 Dinge die ich von ihr weiss, Ästhetische Positionen zur Stadtentwicklung,
MAP/The Chain, Düsseldorf
Dystopia, CAPC Musée d'Art Contemporain de Bordeaux
Local Host. Internationaler Künstler in/aus NRW, Ausstellungshalle zeitgenössische Kunst, Münster
Overlap—an exhibition about art and design, Den Frie Centre of Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
Common Objects: Pop Art from the Collection, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Localhost - internationale Künstler in/aus NRW, AzKM Austellunshalle
ziegenössiche Kunst Munster, Münster, Germany

2012
INTERVAL, Galeria Pedro Oliveira, Porto
Community, BENVENISTE Contemporary, Madrid
RUNDE 1, dh artworks GbR, Düsseldorf
Steel Life, Michael Benevento, Los Angeles
The Grand Tour, Alexander and Bonin, New York
Stimuli, Alexander and Bonin, New York

2012-13
Tomorrow Was Already Here, Museo Tamayo, México, D.F; Museo de Arte
Contemporáneo de Monterrey (MARCO), Monerrey, Mexico

2013
Specific Collisions. Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York.
Die Bildhauer. Kunstakademie Düsseldorf 1945 bis heute. Kunstsammlung Nordrheinwestfalen, Düsseldorf.
Lonelyfingers: Konversationsstücke. Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach.
Obras da Colecçao de Serralves. Museu de Serralves, Porto.
Manche mögen´s schwer. DH Artworks, Düsseldorf.
Ihre Geschichte(n). Bonner Kunstverein und Artothek, Bonn.
Stadium. Arc en rêve, Centre d'architecture, Bordeaux.
Emscherkunst. Essen.
Nenn mich nicht Stadt! Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.
Diplomats and Martyrs. German House, London.
At Work: Atelier und Produktion als Thema der Kunst heute. Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen.
Published by: MER, Paper Kunsthalle. De Vleeshal, Middelburg.
kjubh/Kunstverein Köln, Editionen, 2003–2013. Galerie oqbo, Raum für Bild Wort Ton, Berlin.
Het Karakter van heen Collectie. Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp.

2014
Bad Thoughts: Collectie Martijn en Jeanette Sanders. Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam.
Another Place/Another Space/Together, Off- und Projekträume in Düsseldorf. Leeschenhof, Düsseldorf.
Was Modelle können. Eine kleine Geschichte des Architekturmodells in der zeitgenössichen Kunst. Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen.
1984? Mai 36 Galerie, Zürich.
O Olho do Tigre: Obras da Colecção Sarmento. Appleton Square, Lisbon
Small Museum for the American Metaphor. Redcat, Los Angeles.
Zomeropstelling: eigen collectie met nieuwe aanwinsten. De Pont, Tilburg.

2015
Le Corbusier dans l'art contemporain. Maison La Roche, Fondation Le Corbusier, Paris.
Desitjos y Necessitas. Noves Incorporacions a la Col·lecció MACBA. Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona.
Summer Exhibition. Konrad Fischer Galerie, Berlin.
Schön, euch zu sehen! 160 Werke aus der Sammlung. Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz.

2016
EVERYTHING ARCHITECTURE, Office Kersten Geers and David van Severen BOZAR,Brussels
Mary und der Vulkan . Eine meteorolische Phantasmagorie . Kunst im Tunnel,Düsseldorf
Liverpool Bienial 2016, Liverpool

Selected Performances

2003
French Kiss: Rita McBride on Rosemarie Trockel. Artists on Artists lecture series at Dia Art Foundation, New York.
Nachtschwester (with Klara Adam). Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf.

2004
Bookies Read Nachtschwester (with Klara Adam). M29 Galerie, Cologne.

2005
Rita McBride: Hello World. Atelier Amden, Switzerland.

2007
Hot Tamales (with Glen Rubsamen). WG at Künstlerverein Malkasten, Düsseldorf.
Mutter Gina (with Discoteca Flaming Star featuring The Ways books). Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.
Boring: An Afternoon Lesson on John Baldessari. Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn.

2008
Bart's Books at Curating the Library. De Singel, Antwerp.
Halls (with Discoteca Flaming Star, Matthew Licht, and Glen Rubsamen). Kunsthalle Bern.

2011
Spot (with Klasse McBride, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf). Galerie Arnaud Lefebvre@
Galerie Ivana de Gavardie, Paris.

2012
Day after Day . A film by Alexander Hick , 2011 . Tribeca Screening Room, NYC

2013
La Storia di Hayy. Guardiola Contemporanea, Piraino, Sicily.
Lonelyfingers. Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach.

2015
Eigentlich 12x Alissa (with Discoteca Flaming Star). Kunstmuseum Stuttgart.

Selected Bibliography

Solo Exhibition Catalogues, Artist's Books, and Published Projects

1987
McBride, Rita. "Proposal for New Langton Arts." California Institute of the Arts: Articles 3, no. 1 (Spring 1987).

1989
Men to Match My Mtns: Rita McBride and Nevada. Carson City, Nevada: XS Gallery, Western Nevada College. Text by Tim Power.
Rita McBride. Porto: Galeria Atlântica. Text by Julião Sarmento.

1992
Rita McBride: Parts. Des Moines, Iowa: Des Moines Art Center. Texts by Eleanor Heartney and Deborah Leveton.

1997
Rita McBride: Arena. Rotterdam: Witte de With. Texts by Bartomeu Marí, Dominic van den Boogerd, Christian Rattemeyer, and Paloma Schultz.
Rita McBride: The Donkey's Way. Porto: Galeria Pedro Oliveira. Text by Michelle Kelly.

1998
McBride, Rita. Caught Looking '91–'94, Little Part '91, Big Part '92, The Fat Man '92. [Beverly Hills]: Potter Press.

1999
McBride, Rita and Glen Rubsamen. "We'll Be You!" NU: Nordic Art Review, no. 3, (1999): 46.
McBride, Rita. "Pollock and After; Highlights." Texte zur Kunst 9, no. 33 (March 1999): 54–55.
Rita McBride & To Be Announced. Munich: Kunstverein München and Siemens Kulturprogramm; Cologne: Oktagon Verlag. Text by Annette Choon, interview with Rita McBride by Dirk Snauwaert and Matthias Winzen.
Rita McBride. Zürich: Annemarie Verna Galerie and Mai 36 Galerie; New York: Alexander and Bonin. Texts by Bartomeu Marí, Cay Sophie Rabinowitz, and Christian Rattemeyer.

2000
Rita McBride: Secession Tower. Vienna: Wiener Secession. Texts by Matthias Herrmann and Jan Mendoza.
Rita McBride: Werkshow. Baden-Baden: Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden. Texts by Dirk Snauwaert, Bartomeu Marí, Jessica Morgan, Matthias Winzen, and Margrit Brehm.

2001
Rita McBride: 472 New Positions. Tilburg, the Netherlands: De Pont. Text by Dominic van den Boogerd.

2002
McBride, Rita, ed. Gina Ashcraft: Nackt kam der Fremde. Vaduz: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein.
McBride, Rita, ed. Gina Ashcraft: Naked Came the ****. Vaduz: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein.
Rita McBride: Croissance Générale/General Growth. Villeurbanne: Institut d'art contemporain. Texts by Dirk Snauwaert, Jean-Marc Huitorel, and Sugitra Gantner.
Rita McBride: Naked Came the Stranger. Vaduz: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein. Texts by Christiane Meyer-Stoll et al.

2003
McBride, Rita and Glen Rubsamen, eds. Futureways: The Middelburg Triennial 2304. Middelburg, the Netherlands: De Vleeshal; New York: Printed Matter, Inc. and Whitney Museum of American Art.

2004
McBride, Rita "Space Marines and Ork Boyz." Site Magazin, no. 7 (2004).
McBride, Rita and Erin Cosgrove, eds. Heartways: The Exploits of Genny O. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press; New York: Printed Matter, Inc. and Whitney Museum of American Art.
McBride, Rita and Glen Rubsamen, eds. Futureways. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press; New York: Printed Matter, Inc. and Whitney Museum of American Art.
Postscript 14: Rita McBride. Vancouver: Artspeak. Text by Liz Magor.
Rita McBride: Exhibition. Long Island City, New York: Sculpture Center. Text by Mary Ceruti.

2005
McBride, Rita and Matthew Licht, eds. Crimeways. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press; New York: Printed Matter, Inc. and Whitney Museum of American Art.

2006
McBride, Rita and David Gray, eds. Myways. Vancouver: Arsenal Pulp Press; New York: Printed Matter, Inc. and Whitney Museum of American Art.

2007
McBride, Rita and Glen Rubsamen. "Afram." In Magnetic Promenade and Other Sculpture Parks. Chris Evans, ed. London: Studio Voltaire.
McBride, Rita. "Sculptures in Braille." In Bodycheck: 10. Triennale Kleinplastik. Cologne: Snoeck Verlag.
McBride, Rita. "V.I.P. Pulp Picks." In Prop. Düsseldorf: Nüans.

2008
McBride, Rita. "National Chain. Ambition d'art." In Institut d'art Contemporain. Villeurbanne: Institut d'art contemporain.
Rita McBride: Public Works. Cologne: DuMont. Texts by Susanne Titz and Mark von Schlegell.

2009
Dedobbeleer, Koenraad and Rita McBride. Tight, Repeating Boredom; Hall; Privaat. Dijon: FRAC Bourgogne; Ghent: MER Paper Kunsthalle.
Haskard, Skylar, Frederic Tuten, Meg Cranston, and Rita McBride. "Four Appreciations of J. Baldessari." Tate, Etc., no. 17 (Autumn 2009): 86–89.
McBride, Rita and Kim Schoenstadt. Tell Me Something Good. Santa Monica: Santa Monica Museum of Art. Text by Lisa Melandri.

2010
McBride, Rita. "Die Ausstellung." Du Magazine, (January–February 2010): 99–100.
Schwarz, Dieter, Daniel Kurjakovic, and Iris Wien. Previously. Winterthur: Kunstmuseum Winterthur, 2010.

2011
Licht, Matthew. Westways. Ed. Rita McBride. Zürich: Christoph Keller Editions/JRP Ringier; Vancouver: Emily Carr University Press; Beverly Hills: Potter Press, 2011.

2012
McBride, Rita. Oferta Pública/Public Tender. Barcelona: Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona. Texts by Luis Fernández-Galiano, Bartomeu Mari, and Mark Wigley; photographs by Anne Pöhlmann.

2016
Rita McBride: Public Works 1988 – 2015 . Verlag der Buchhandlung Walther König,Cologne

Selected Group Exhibition Catalogues and Books

1988
Re: Placement. Los Angeles: Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions. Text by Jane Castleton.

1991
State of Things. Paris: Galerie Ghislave. Text by Ghislave Sosnowski.
There's no There, There. Indianapolis: Indianapolis Museum of Art. Text by Catsou Roberts.
Western Agenda. New York: Artists Space. Text by Cornelia Butler.

1992
Annual Exhibition. Rome: American Academy in Rome. Text by Deborah Karasov.

1993
Kurswechsel. Cologne: Transart Exhibitions; New York: Michael Klein, Inc..

1994
Breakdown. San Diego: Museum of Contemporary Art. Text by Katherine Kanjo.

1995
Antonelli, Paola. Mutant Materials in Contemporary Design. New York: Museum of Modern Art.
Critical Distance: Between Art and Architecture. Purchase, New York: Neuberger Museum of Art, State University of New York. Text by Cornelia Butler.
Margo Leavin Gallery: Twenty-five Years. Los Angeles: Margo Leavin Gallery. Text by Margo Leavin.

1998
Architecture! Architecture! Architecture! New York: Hunter College Times Square Gallery, City University of New York. Text by Peter Dudek.
Where: Allegories of Site in Contemporary Art. Stamford, Connecticut: Whitney Museum of American Art at Champion. Texts by Adrienne Gagnon, Julieta Elena González Gorrin, and Bennet Simpson.

1999
Urban Visions. Worcester, Massachusetts: Worcester Art Museum.

2000
Construction in Process VI: The Bridge. Sydney: Craftsman House.
HausSchau; das Haus in der Kunst. Hamburg: Deichtorhallen. Texts by Zdenek Felix, Nina Möndmann, and Ludwig Seyfert.
Over the Edges: The Corners of Ghent, Ghent: Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst. Texts by Jan Hoet and Giacinto Di Pietroantonio.
Please Let My Affections Lead Me into Danger. Munich: Galerie Bernd Klüser. Text by Julião Sarmento.
What If: Art on the Verge of Architecture and Design. Stockholm: Moderna Museet. Text by Maria Lind.

2001
Archisculptures. Hannover: Kunstverein Hannover. Texts by Stephan Berg et al.
Demonstration Room: Ideal House. New York: Apex Art. Text by Jesús Fuenmayor and Julietta González.
Funktional-Fiktional. Kiel, Germany: Kunsthalle zu Kiel. Text by Sabine Bartelsheim.

2002
Artists Imagine Architecture. Boston: Institute of Contemporary Art. Text by Jessica Morgan.
Taipei Biennial 2002: Great Theatre of the World. Taipei: Taipei Fine Art Museum. Texts by Bartomeu Mari et al.
VorOrt. Munich: Galerie der Künstler.

2003
Living Inside the Grid. New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York. Text by Dan Cameron.
Micro-Utopias. Valencia: Generalitat Valenciana; Milan: Charta.

2004
100 Artists See God. New York: ICI. Texts by John Baldessari, Meg Cranston, and Thomas McEvilley.
Raum für Raum. Düsseldorf: Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen. Texts by Peter Gorschlüter, Ulrike Groos, Rita Kersting, and Kathleen Rahn.

2005
Ambach, Markus, ed. Wildlife. Ein Garten von/für Künstler. Düsseldorf: Richter Verlag.
McHenry, Kathryn et al. Student Union Collection of Contemporary Art. Winston-Salem, North Carolina: Wake Forest University.
Pedrosa, Adriano and Julie Dunn, eds. Farsites/Sitios Distantes. San Diego: San Diego Museum of Art; Tijuana: Centro Cultural.
Sammlung. Kunst der Gegenwart in K21. Düsseldorf: Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen. Texts by Julian Heynen et al.
The Blake Byrne Collection. Los Angeles: Museum of Contemporary Art. Interview with Blake Byrne by Ann Goldstein and Paul Schimmel; texts by Michael Darling and Blake Byrne.

2006
Dedica. Naples: Electa.
Espacio Interior. Madrid: Sala Alcalá 31.
Fox, Howard. Glass: Material Matters. Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Art.
Kruse, Joseph, ed. Das letzte Wort in der Kunst. Stuttgart: J.B. Metzler; Kassel: Bärenreiter.
Neue Kunst in alten Gärten 2006. Hannover: Eggert GWK. Text by Michael Wolfson.
Plane/Figure: Amerikanische Kunst aus Schweizer Sammlungen. Winterthur: Kunstmuseum Winterthur. Texts by Dieter Schwarz et al.

2007
Bodycheck: 10. Triennale Kleinplastik. Cologne: Snoeck Verlag. Text by Matthias Winzen, Ursula Trübenbach et al.
Exit Music (for a Film). New York: Grimm/Rosenfeld Gallery. Texts by Michelle Lopez et al.
MARTa schweigt. Garde le silence, le silence te gardera. Herford, Germany: MARTa.
Mimetic. Perrigny, France: Centre d'art de l'Yonne. Text by Jean-Marc Huitorel.
The Banal/Le Banal. Montreal: SBC Gallery of Contemporary Art. Texts by Cate Rimmer et al.
Swiss Museums: Kunstmuseum Winterthur. Zürich: Swiss Institute for Art Research; Geneva: Foundation BNP Paribas Switzerland. Texts by Dieter Schwarz and Louis Bazire.
The World as a Stage. London: Tate Publishing. Texts by Catherine Wood and Jessica Morgan.

2008
Ästhetische Komplexe. Augsburg: Kunstverein Augsburg: Nuremberg: Verlag für moderne Kunst. Text by Axel Jablonski.
Collins, Judith. Sculpture Today. London: Phaidon.
"Das Parkheft." Malkasten Blätter, no. 45 (2008).
Leblon, Guillaume. FRAC Île-de-France: La collection. Paris: FRAC Île-de-France.
Second Nature. Luxemburg: Dexia Banque International, Galerie Nosbaum & Reding. Texts by Sabine Dorscheid et al.
Zeitblick: Ankäufe der Sammlung Zeitgenössische Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, 1998–2008. Cologne: Dumont.

2009
Akademie-Galerie: Die Neue Sammlung 2005–2009. Düsseldorf: Kunstakademie.
Schwarz, Dieter. Gipfeltreffen der Moderne: Das Kunstmuseum Winterthur. Bonn: Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland; Düsseldorf: Richter Verlag.
Temps com a matèria. Col.leccio MACBA. Noves incorporacions. Barcelona: Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona.
United Technologies. County Waterford, Ireland: Lismore Castle. Text by Philippe Pirotte.

2010
Ambach, Markus, ed. B1/A40 Die Schönheit der großen Straße. Berlin: Jovis Verlag, 2011
Emscherkunst 2010 Eine Insel für die Kunst. Ostfildern-Ruit: Hatje Cantz, 2011

2011
La Sombra del habla: Colleción MACBA. Seoul: National Museum of Contemporary Art, 2011.
Artists against AIDS May 16th, 2011 , Deutsche AIDS-Stiftung

2012
20+ Years Witte de With, Rotterdam: Witte de With Publishers
The Open Mind,Celebrating 10 Years at the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein

2013
Specific Collisions. New York: Marianne Boesky Gallery.
Die Bildhauer, Kunstakademie Düsseldorf 1945 bis heute. Düsseldorf: Kunstsammlung NRW.

2014
At Work: Atelier und Produktion als Thema der Kunst heute. Siegen: Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen; Cologne: Snoeck Verlag.
Diplomats and Martyrs. London: German House; Düsseldorf: Kunststiftung NRW.

2015
Fichner-Rathus, Lois. Foundations of Art and Design. Stanford, Connecticut:
Cengage Learning, second edition.
Wolin, Joseph R. Open This End: Contemporary Art from the Collection of Blake Byrne.
Los Angeles: The Skylark Foundation.
Gourvennec Ogor, Didier . Lang Gregory : Artists and Architecture Variable Dimensions
Éditions du Pavillon de l `Arsenal
Kurzmeyer,Roman, The Amden Atelier 1999-2015.Edition Voldemeer

Selected Articles and Reviews

1988
Breslauer, Jan. "Hall of Mirrors." L.A. Weekly (April 1–7, 1988).
Jones, Amelia. "Museum Bashing." Art International (Summer 1988): 59–62.
Knight, Christopher. "Re: Placement Parts." Herald Examiner (Los Angeles) (March 20, 1988).

1990
Pinto, Antonio Cerveria. "Paisagens Urbanas." O Independente (January 5, 1990).
Snow, Shauna. "Sculptor Rita McBride Rhapsodizes over Rattan." Los Angeles Times (November 25, 1990): calendar section, p. 86.

1991
Jones, Amelia. "Rita McBride." Artscribe, no. 86 (March–April 1991): 73.
Myers, Terry. "New York in Review." Arts Magazine 66, no. 1 (September 1991): 74.
Weissman, Benjamin. "Rita McBride." Artforum 29, no. 6 (February 1991): 134.

1992
Anderson, Isabelle. "Cultural Allusions." Artweek 23 (December 17, 1992): 25.
Nusbaum, Eliot. "'Parts' Exhibition a Playful Contradiction." Des Moines Sunday Register (July 26, 1992): 7F.

1993
Butler, Cornelia. "Rita McBride." Art and Text, no. 44 (January 1993): 91–92.
Kingsley, Diana. "Rita McBride." Art Today (September 1993): 66.
Myers, Terry. "Rita McBride." Tema Celeste (Winter 1993): 83.
"Tips und Termine." Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger (November 1993).

1994
"Galleries USA." Flash Art 27, no. 179 (December 1994): 108.
Levin, Kim. "Voice Choices; Rita McBride." Village Voice (November 1, 1994): Choices section, p. 8.
"Portfolio of the WATT exhibition"; "Discussion: The Chameleon Was in the Text." Witte de With Cahier, no. 2, (1994): 106, 128, 156; 144–52.
Willmoth, Charles. "Breakdown." Artweek 25 (June 23, 1994): 16.

1995
Butler, Cornelia. "Rita McBride." Journal of Contemporary Art 7, no. 2 (Winter 1995): 82–89.
Hirsch, Faye. "Rita McBride." Art in America 83, no. 2 (February 1995): 97.
Labaume, Vincent. "Tu parles, j'écoute." Art Press, no. 206 (October 1995): 12.
Muchnic, Suzanne. "Rita McBride and Hsin-Ming Fung." Art News 94, no. 5 (May 1995): 157–58.
Schaffner, Ingrid. "Rita McBride." Artforum 33, no. 5 (January 1995): 87.
Zellen, Jody. "A Stroll through Santa Monica." Art Press, no. 201 (April 1995): I–III.
Zimmer, William. "Neuberger's Anniversary Exhibit Shows the Museum's Physical Side." New York Times (Westchester edition) (February 5, 1995): section 13, p. 16.

1996
"Call it Sleep; Portfolio of the Exhibition." Witte de With Cahier, no. 4, (1996): 43.
Levin, Kim. "Voice Choices; Constructions." Village Voice (February 13, 1996): Choices section, p. 8.
von Taaschitzki, Thomas. "Der Ozean in seiner Weite." Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger, no. 141 (June 20, 1996).

1997
Arning, Bill. "Rita McBride." Time Out New York (December 4–11, 1997): 54.
de Vries, Marina. "Een eigen stadion." Het Parolle (the Netherlands) (November 27, 1997).
Johnson, Ken. "Rita McBride." New York Times (December 12, 1997): E42.
"Rita McBride." Witte de With Jaarsverlag (1997): 15–17.
Smallenburg, Sandra. "Begluurd en achtervolgd in de arena van Rita McBride." NRC Handelsblad (Rotterdam) (December 17, 1997): 9.
ter Borg, Lucette. "Dienstbare Arena voor Kunst." de Volkskrant (the Netherlands) (December 3, 1997).
van de Velde, Paola. "Rita McBride maakt vreemd spektakelstuk." de Telegraaf (the Netherlands) (November 21, 1997).

1998
Boogaarts, Inez and Marianne Tousaint. "Crisis in de Kunst: Cathedra in Arena." Boekman Cahier 10, no. 35 (March 1998): 60–62.
Clothier, Peter. "Living with Art: Blake Byrne." Art News 97, no. 4 (April 1998): 108–110.
DeBord, Matthew. "LA Casual + NY Critical = A New Urbanity." Siksi (Helsinki) 13, no. 2 (Summer 1998): 56–61.
Ingraham, Catherine. "In the Arena of Curved and the Straight." Witte de With Cahier, no. 7, (1998): 160–66. Cover design by Rita McBride.
Klein, Michael. "Rita McBride." Sculpture 17, no. 3 (March 1998): 64–65.
Princenthal, Nancy. "Rita McBride at Alexander and Bonin." Art in America 86, no. 3 (March 1998): 103.
Rabinowitz, Cay Sophie. "Rita McBride." Art Papers (Atlanta) 22, no. 3 (May–June 1998): 60.
Thompson, Mimi. "Rita McBride." Bomb (New York): no. 65 (Fall 1998): 81, 94–95.
Zimmer, William. "Landscape, the Site, The Meaning of Place." New York Times (Connecticut edition) (August 9, 1998): section 14, p. 12.

1999
Aono, Shoko. GQ Japan (October 6, 1999).
"Arts & Cars." Artbyte 2, no. 1 (April–May 1999): 35–38.
Conner, Jill. "Please Let My Affections Lead Me into Danger." Sculpture 19, no. 10 (December 2000): 79.
Di Pietro, Monty. "Bringing Down the House." Asahi Evening News (Japan) (September 16, 1999).
Harada, Tamaki. "Exhibition Review." Bijutsu Techo (Japan) (December 17, 1999).
High Fashion (Japan) (August 24, 1999).
Iguma, Yasuko. Geijutsu Shincho (Japan) (December 25, 1999).
Janzen, Thomas. "Eine Arena für das Sehen." Frankfurter Rundschau (February 20, 1999).
Kenchiku Bunka (Japan) (October 1, 1999).
"Kunst nebenan." Schweizer Illustrierte, no. 14 (April 5, 1999): 87.
Kurjakovic, Daniel. "Peripherien und Trophäen." Neue Zürcher Zeitung (May 4, 1999): 46.
Lütticken, Sven. "Contemplation vs. Conversation: The Attack on the Silent Enjoyment of Art." Archis, no. 10 (October 1999): 51–60.
Mack, Gerhard. "Rita McBride." Cash, Wirtschaftszeitung der Schweiz (April 23, 1999): 55.
Mack, Gerhardt. "Rita McBride in den Galerien Mai 36 und Annemarie Verna, Zürich." Kunstbulletin, no. 5 (May 1999): 41.
Maier, Anne. "Rita McBride im Kunstverein München." Kunstbulletin, no. 3 (March 1999): 35.
Mainichi Newspapers (Japan) (December 8, 1999).
Maurer, Simon. "Rita McBride, Masse und Macht." Tages-Anzeiger Zürich (April 2, 1999): 53.
Miyamoto, Fumiko. Mainichi Newspapers (Japan) (September 15, 1999).
Purvis, Jennifer. "Rita McBride Lifts the Roof on Objects." Mainichi Daily News (Japan) (October 5, 1999).
Reust, Hans Rudolf. "Rita McBride." Artforum 37, no. 10 (Summer 1999): 164.
Schütz, Heinz. "Damenwahl; Rita McBride and to Be Announced." Kunstforum International, no. 144 (March–April 1999): 388–89.
Shin Kenchiku (Japan) (November 1, 1999).
Shin Kenchiku JT (Japan) (October 19, 1999).
Shukuko, Aoki. "Classified." Brutas (Japan) (October 1, 1999).
Sonna, Birgit. "Der Künstler als Mastgans." Süddeutsche Zeitung (February 22, 1999).
Temin, Christine. "Perspectives." Boston Globe (April 14, 1999).

2000
Blom, Ina. "What If." Frieze (September–October 2000): 120–21.
Hebert, Natasha. "Over the Edges." Espace, no. 53 (Autumn 2000): 17–22.
Szeless, Margarethe. "Maria Theresia Litschauer: Non-Sites." Eikon, no. 33 (2000): 21–28.
Wetterwald, Elisabeth. "Over the Edges." NU: the Nordic Art Review, nos. 3–4 (2000): 89.

2001
Israel, Nico. "Rita McBride." Artforum 40, no. 1 (September 2001): 194.
Katzenstein, Ines. "Demonstration Room: Ideal House." Art Nexus, no. 41 (August–October 2001): 142–43.
"Review." Kunstbeeld 25, no. 11 (2001): 52–55.
Schwendener, Martha. "Rita McBride, 'White Elephant and Albatrosses.'" Time Out New York (May 10–17, 2001): 69.
Wehr, Anne. "Queens Sized." Time Out New York (August 16–23, 2001): 46.

2002
Aukeman, Anastasia. "Rita McBride at Alexander and Bonin." Art in America 90, no. 5 (May 2002): 153–54.
Griffin, Phil. "Archisnap." City Life (September 11–26, 2002): 83.
Johnson, Ken. "Something We Talked About." New York Times (November 15, 2002): E39.
Kurjakovic, Daniel. "Das Bild der Architektur – Rita McBride." Werk, Bauen + Wohnen, no. 3 (2002): 24–27.
Puvogel, Renate. "Archisculptures." Kunstforum International, no. 158 (January–March 2002): 300–304.
"Rita McBride, entre Sculpture, Design, et Architecture." L'Oeil, no. 541 (November 2002): 119.
van Lil, Kira. "Moderne ohne Ideale." Art das Kunstmagazin, no. 6 (June 2002): 96.

2003
Boecker, Susanne. "Die ideale Stadt." Kunstforum International, no. 166 (August–October 2003): 400–404.
Dailey, Meghan. "Living Inside the Grid." Artforum 41, no. 9 (May 2003): 171–72.
Dürr, Alfred. "Furore um Hochhaus-Skulptur." Süddeutsche Zeitung, July 16, 2003.
"Going on About Town: Rita McBride." New Yorker (September 22, 2003): 57.
Greenaway, Paul. "Impressive Risk Taking." Artlink 23, no. 3 (September 2003): 62–64.
Israel, Nico. "Third Taipei Biennial." Artforum 41, no. 10 (Summer 2003): 203.
Johnson, Ken. "Rita McBride: 'Vehicles and Vessels.'" New York Times (September 12, 2003): E35.
Krenz, Marcel. "Rita McBride." Flash Art 36, no. 233 (November–December 2003): 100.
Morineau, Camille. "Le Design au prisme de l'art." Art Press, no. 293 (September 2003): 42–50.
Preece, Robert. "Rita McBride: Arena." Sculpture 22, no. 4 (May 2003): 31.
Rebollar, Monica. "El Arte como Salvacion del Habitat." Lapiz 22, no. 194, (June 2003): 58–63.
Reust, Hans Rudolf. "Rita McBride: Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein." Artforum 41, no. 5 (January 2003): 149.
Seidel, Martin. "Auto-nom. Das Automobil in der zeitgenössicher Kunst." Kunstforum International, no. 167 (November–December 2003): 292–95.
Sonna, Birgit. "Reifrock und Wespentaille." Süddeutsche Zeitung, July 17, 2003.

2004
Godfrey, Mark. "Future Past." Art Monthly, no. 273 (February 2004): 7–10.
Kristlbauer, Matthias. "Mae West in München Ost." Münchener Merkur, July 8, 2004.
May, Rolf. "Nur noch Grünanlagen?" Tageszeitung, June 23, 2004.
Neff, Berthold. "Mae West geht ihren Weg." Süddeutsche Zeitung, July 8, 2004.
Schich, Kathrin. "Mae West kann nicht überzeugen." Süddeutsche Zeitung, May 3, 2004.
Slade, Kathy. "Contemporary Art is Sex: Rita McBride in Conversation with Kathy Slade." C Magazine, no. 80 (Winter 2004): 34–37.
Wimmer, B. "Schlappe für Ude und SPD. Der Eierbecher komm doch." Tageszeitung, July 8, 2004.
Zeyn, Martin. "Times Mager 'Mae West.'" Frankfurter Rundschau, July 8, 2004.

2005
Conner, Jill. "Rita McBride: Sculpture Center." Sculpture 24, no. 4 (May 2005): 68.
"Forum: Key Issues in Sculpture Education Today." Sculpture 24, no. 8 (October 2005): 12–13.
Hassinger, Maren, Ken Lum, Rita McBride, Edward Meyer, Robin Peck, and Jay Willis.
LaBelle, Charles. "Back: Rita McBride." Frieze (April 2005): 118–19.
Lum, Ken. "Surprising Sharjah." Canadian Art 22, no. 3 (Fall 2005): 98–103.
Luz, Kathrin. "Raum für Raum." Kunstforum International, no. 174 (January–March 2005): 302–304.
Tumlir, Jan. "InSite 05." Artforum 44, no. 3 (November 2005): 248–49.

2006
Reindl, Uta. "Das letzte Wort in der Kunst." Kunstforum International, no. 180 (May–June 2006): 315–17.
Ribas, João. "Things That Go Bump." New York Sun (September 28, 2006).
Sholis, Brian. "Rita McBride, Alexander and Bonin." Artforum 45, no. 3 (November 2006): 298.
Tecce, Angela. "Vulcanico." Giornale dell'Arte 24, no. 260 (December 2006): 29.

2007
Ebitsch, Sabrina. "52 Meter nacktes Karbon." Süddeutsche Zeitung, May 29, 2007.
Miethge, Christiane. "Mae West überzeugt die Lokalpolitiker." Süddeutsche Zeitung, June 26, 2007.
Morgan, Jessica and Catherine Wood. "It's All True." Tate, Etc., no. 11 (Autumn 2007): 70–75.
Reindel, Uta. "Rita McBride: Civic Sculpture in Memoriam." Kunstforum International, no. 188 (October–November 2007): 401–402.

2008
Bellenbaum, Rainer. "Der nächste Akt." Texte zur Kunst 18, no. 69 (March 2008): 267–70.
Gordon, Melissa. "Rita McBride Talks to Melissa Gordon." NY Arts 13, nos. 1–2 (January–February 2008): 32–33.
Herbert, Martin. "The World As a Stage." Artforum 46, no. 7 (March 2008): 353–55.
Hopwood, Alasdair. "The World as a Stage." 1 Art Review, no. 18 (January 2008): 108–109.
Huitorel, Jean-Marc. "Guillaume Leblon: fragiles consolations." Art Press, no. 348 (September 2008): 49–52.
Krausch, Christian. "Die Wiedereröffnung." Kunstforum International, no. 189 (January–February 2008): 327–29.
"Los nuevos creadores de espacios. Lapiz 27, no. 248 (December 2008): 18.
Pirotte, Philippe. "Koenraad Dedobbeleer & Rita McBride: Tight, Repeating Boredom." Berner Kunstmitteilungen, no. 360 (October–December 2008): 16–18.
Reymond, Fabrice. "La Vengeance du réel." Beaux Arts Magazine, no. 294 (December 2008): 144.
McBride, Rita. "The Artists' Artists: Lawrence Weiner." Artforum 47, no. 4 (December 2008): 110.
Vaughan, R.M. "Stagecraft: Tate Modern Takes On Performance." Canadian Art 25, no. 2 (Summer 2008): 60–64.

2009
Bosco, Roberta. "Macba politico e al femminile." Giornale dell'Arte 27, no. 288 (June 2009): 49.
Chambers, Christopher Hart. "Rita McBride, Alexander and Bonin." Flash Art 42 (July–September 2009): 98.
Clarke, Chris. "United Technologies." Art Monthly, no. 329 (September 2009): 25–27.
Lequeux, Emmanuelle. "Monde. Les grandes expositions." Beaux Arts Magazine, no. 301 (July 2009): 104–115.
Lorch, Catrin. "Rita McBride, Museum Abteiberg." Artforum 47, no. 5 (January 2009): 224.
Packer, Matt. "United Technologies." Circa (Belfast), no. 129, (Autumn 2009): 84–86.

2010
Badrutt Schoch, Ursula. "Ins Leere laufen." St.Galler Tagblatt, August 9, 2010.
"Bogenhausen—Mae West Spektakel wohl erst im Januar." Münchner Wochenanzeiger, November 30, 2010.
Curiger, Bice. "'Ich bekämpfe den Modernismus': Rita McBride im Kunstmuseum Winterthur." Du Magazin, July–August 2010.
Dankow, Karolina. "Kunst: Die Kunst der Übersetzung—Rita McBride in Winterthur." Tages-Anzeiger (Zürich), July 1, 2010.
Deuter, Ulrich. "Expedition in die Spaghetti." K. West, Kulturmagazin des Westens, no. 7 (July–August 2010).
Helmbold, Britta. "Spielorte am Rande der B1/A 40." Wir 2010 (Dortmund), June 2010.
Horstmeier, Anne. "Hölle und Idylle im Spaghetti-Knoten." Westdeutsche Allgemeine Zeitung (Duisburg), June 11, 2010.
Kuhna, Martin. "Metamorphose des Meideraums." Süddeutsche Zeitung, August 14–15, 2010.
Löhr, Johannes. "Montage von 'Mae West' verzögert sich." Münchner Merkur, November 27–28, 2010.
Mack, Gerhard. "Mit offenem Blick. Die amerikanische Bildhauerin Rita McBride überrascht im Kunstmuseum Winterthur mit Humor." Neue Zürcher Zeitung, August 15, 2010.
Moises, Jürgen. "Wie man eine Riesendame baut." Süddeutsche Zeitung, May 14, 2010.
Tückmantel, Ulli. "Teure Kunst für die A 40." Rheinische Post, July 6, 2010.
Weiland, Florian. "Transformationen." Südkurier (Baden Württemberg), August 19, 2010.
Ziegler, Yvonne. "Winterthur: Rita McBride." Kunstbulletin Online, September 1, 2010.

2011
Bayrischer Rundfunk, January 31, 2011. Television broadcast.
Dawson, Donna. "Mae West: Pipe Dream in Munich." High Performance Composites, March 2011, pp. 46–53.
"Drehscheibe." Zweites Deutsches Fernsehen, January 31, 2011. Television broadcast.
Fuhrin, Katharina. "Riesenkran erweckt 'Mae West' zum Leben." Münchner Merkur, January 28, 2011.
Knapp, Gottfried. "Mikadospiel am Effnerplatz." Süddeutsche Zeitung, February 7, 2011.
Körner, Elisabeth. "Mittags in München." Bayern 1, January 31, 2011. Radio broadcast.
Kotteder, Franz. "Alles Ansichtssache. Ist die Skulptur 'Mae West' wirklich 1,5 Millionen € wert?" Süddeutsche Zeitung, 29–30 January, 2011.
L.J. "Mae West zickt." Abendzeitung, April 5, 2011.
"München heute." München TV, January 31, 2011. Television broadcast.
Stuhlweissenburg, Bettina. "Oben ohne bei Minustemperaturen." Münchner Merkur, January 31, 2011.
Völklein, Marco. "Mae West, eiskalt." Süddeutsche Zeitung, January 31, 2011.
———. "Mae West—das neue Wahrzeichen im Osten." Süddeutsche Zeitung, January 25, 2011.
Wild, Annette. "Gar nicht öko: Mae West muss beheizt werden." Abendzeitung, January 24, 2011.
Zeyn, Martin. "Streit um die Skulptur 'Mae West' auf dem Effnerplatz. Wie groß darf Kunst sein?" Bayerischer Rundfunk, January 31, 2011. Radio broadcast.
———. "Wie haben Sie das gemacht , Rita McBride?" Monopol, April 2011, pp. 22–23.

2012
Lanzl, Christina. "Rita McBride, (Re) Negotiating the Public Realm." Sculpture (Jan/Feb 2012): 47-51
Morgan, Jessica. "Rita McBride: Public Tender." Artforum (May 2012): 165
Herbert, Martin. "Now SEE This." ArtReview (May 2012): 29-30
Doswald,Christoph. Die Kunst und der öffentliche Raum .Der unendliche Gesprächsbedarf:
Kunst-Politik-Vermittlung. artcollector (Basel) November 2011- Januar 2012, p.24-p.25, Ausgabe7 2012
Lanzl,Christina,Rita McBride (Re)Negotiating the Public Realm,Sculpture January/February 2012 ,p.47-p.51
McBride,Rita, Imaginary Transcript Excerpt SOM Journal Jury,November 12,2010,SOM Journal 7 , 2012 p.14-p 17.
Doswald, Christoph. Flankierende Maßnahmen ,Emotionale Kampagnen,Kunstforum International, Bd 214 S. 110-115, April 2012
Abella,Anna. Rita McBride, desnuda el Macba, el Periódico , may 18 2012,p 66
Sis propostes de museu " Arena" MACBA, Escultura I arquitectura,el Periódico, May 19th,2012 p.67
Guasch,Anna Maria. Espacios communes.Rita McBride,un diálogo entre arquitectura y escultura
Arquitectura Viva Número 145,2012. p.74-75
Vernon,Lucas. Revive el Tamayo. Time Out,México Agosto 2012 p.56-57

2013
Bosetti, Annette. "Die 'Heldinnen' der Kunstakademie. Rita McBride und Katharina Fritsch im Gespräch über die Bildhauerei." Rheinische Post (July 5, 2013).
Bosetti, Annette. "Studenten finden die neue Rektorin cool." Rheinische Post (29 October, 2013).
Esquivel, Victor Garcia. "Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Inauguran exposición Rita McBride, un diálogo entre arquitectura y escultura." La Crónica de Hoy (October 11, 2013).
Gea. "Frau an der Spitze der Düsseldorfer Kunstakademie." Bild (June 4, 2013).
H. M. "Rita McBride folgt auf Tony Cragg." Westdeutsche Zeitung (June 4, 2013).
Hag, Thomas. "Mehr Leben in die Akademie." Neue Ruhr Zeitung (29 October 2013).
J. H. "Yes, She Can, Rita McBride ist die neue Rektorin der Kunstakademie Düsseldorf." Monopol (July 2013): 14.
"Kontinuität gewahrt. Mit der Akademie Rektorin Rita McBride hat Düsseldorf eine gute Wahl getroffen." Informationsdienst Kunst, no. 530 (June 13, 2013): 6–9.
Kozinn, Allan. "Colorful Serendipity for a School's Sculpture." New York Times (April 26, 2013).
Meister, Helga. "Es führen viele Wege zur Kunst." Westdeutsche Zeitung (June 10, 2013).
Meister, Helga. "Kunstakademie hat eine neue Rektorin." Westdeutsche Zeitung (June 4, 2013).
Meister, Helga. "Rita McBride will die Akademie öffnen." Westdeutsche Zeitung (29 October 2013).
Müller, Bertram. "Rita McBride leitet die Kunstakademie." Rheinische Post (June 4, 2013).
Smolik, Noemi. "Wir brauchen weibliche Rollenmodelle." Frankfurter Allegemeine Zeitung (29 October 2013).

2014
Damm, Andreas. "Das Original steht in Essen." Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger (November 29, 2014).
Damm, Andreas. "Der Obelisk soll kommen." Kölner Stadt-Anzeiger (November 28, 2014).
"Geschenkt ist noch zu teuer?" Kölnische Rundschau (October 10, 2014).
Friedrichs, David. Sieben Esel mit ziemlich viel Schwung www.extra-tipp-moenchengladbach September 5,2014
Jocks, Heinz-Norbert. "Rita McBride." Kunstforum International, no. 225 (March–April 2014): 342–46.
Kwon, Liz Yisun and Kim Eunji. "Art + Space: Rita McBride." Bob: International Magazine of Space Design (Seoul), no. 129 (April 2015): 112–17.
Larmann, Ronald. "Den geschenkten Obelisken annehmen." Kölnische Rundschau (November 28, 2014).
McBride, Rita. "Art Rules!" Interview by Jan Kedves. Frieze d/e, no. 13 (March–April 2014): 34–36.
Meifert, Jens. "Der Obelisk des Anstosses." Kölnische Rundschau (October 10, 2014).
Meifert, Jens. "Verfahren." Kölnische Rundschau (October 10, 2014).
Restorff,Jörg. Eselei . Mönchengladbach :Rita McBride " 7 Donkeys " Kunstzeitung, November 2014
Richerdt, Dirk and Inge Schnettler. "Debatte um die Esel von Rita McBride." Rheinische Post (September 11, 2014).
Schnettler,Inge. Jüngermann,Ralf. " 7 Donkeys " : Macht sich die Stadt zum Esel ?
Westdeutsche Zeitung August 2, 2014
Wirtz,Kirsten. Schaden zwölf Esel dem Handel ),GURU , September 30, 2014

2015
Braun,Anna . " Was ist eigentlich diese " Gesellschaft " langeleine.de-Das Online-Journal für Hannover ( October 17,2015 ).
Briegler,Till " Wenn Humor auf Minimal trifft " Süddeutsche Zeitung ( November 5, 2015 ).
Lopez,Catalina. Rita McBride/Gesellschaft www.3sat.de/mediathek , October 19,2015
Möller,Sabrina . " Rita McBrides Schlüssel zur Kritk an der Gesellschaft " rp-online July24,2015
Probst,Carsten. Kestnergesellschaft " Angedeutete Funktionalität von Rita McBride "
Deutschlandfunk ( October 16,2015 ).
Queren,Henning. " Arena frei für die Kunst "Neue Presse ( October 16,2015 ).
Schacht,Daniel Alexander . " Schlüsselfragen " Hannoversche Allgemeine ( October 16,2015 )
Schinkel,Andreas. Ausstellung über Identität in der Kestnergesellschaft. Hannoversche Allgemeine ( October 15,2015 )
Schwyzer,Andrea. " Ausstellung " Gesellschaft " verändert den Fokus " NDR ( October 16,2015 ).

2016
Bosetti,Annette. " Bildhauerei ist heute Hightech " Rheinische Post ( April 8 , 2016 )
" Für eine offene Akademie" coolibri ( April 2016 )
Karcher,Eva. " Wieso Krise ? " Madame ,May 2016 52-57

Selected Public Collections

Bundeskunstsammlung Zeitgenössischer Kunst, Bonn.
De Pont, Tilburg.
De Vleeshal, Middelburg, Netherlands.
Des Moines Art Center, Iowa.
FRAC Bourgogne, Dijon.
FRAC Île-de-France, Paris.
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.
Institut d'Art Contemporain, Villeurbanne.
Kunsthaus Zürich.
Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz.
Kunstmuseum St. Gallen.
Kunstmuseum Winterthur.
Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf.
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles.
Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona.
Museu de Serralves, Porto.
Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach.
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles.
Neues Museum, Nuremberg.
New York Public Library.
Niedersächsische Sparkassenstiftung, Hannover.
Queens Museum of Art, Queens, New York.
San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California.
Wake Forest University Collection, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
Whitney Museum of American, New York.
Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam.