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Richard Tuttle

American, b. 1941

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Richard Tuttle

American, b. 1941

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Biography

Richard Tuttle’s multifarious oeuvre is a study in scale and line using common materials that have been inventively assembled and exhibited. Much of Tuttle’s work rethinks the potential of the line; the installation Ten Kinds of Memory and Memory Itself (1973) featured a pencil line that detached from the wall it was drawn on and continued as string along the floor. Tuttle’s sculptures experiment with space in similarly inspired ways and are constructed using a panoply of industrial and organic materials, including shrink wrap, tape, metal, paper, and balloons.

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Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
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High auction record
$2m, Sotheby's, 2010
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Solo show at a major institution
Tate Modern, and 6 more
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Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 8 more
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Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
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Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 5 more
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Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 4 more
Biography

Richard Tuttle’s multifarious oeuvre is a study in scale and line using common materials that have been inventively assembled and exhibited. Much of Tuttle’s work rethinks the potential of the line; the installation Ten Kinds of Memory and Memory Itself (1973) featured a pencil line that detached from the wall it was drawn on and continued as string along the floor. Tuttle’s sculptures experiment with space in similarly inspired ways and are constructed using a panoply of industrial and organic materials, including shrink wrap, tape, metal, paper, and balloons.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
Auction
High auction record
$2m, Sotheby's, 2010
User
Solo show at a major institution
Tate Modern, and 6 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 8 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Tate, and 2 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 5 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale National Pavilion, and 4 more
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