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Culture Now: Paul Pfeiffer

26 Apr 2013

Join us for a lunchtime talk with American sculptor, photographer and video artist Paul Pfeiffer in conversation with James Lingwood.

Paul Pfeiffer (born Honolulu, Hawaii, 1966) is an American sculptor, photographer and video artist. He has had solo exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2002), the Barbican Arts Centre, London (2003), and the Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2003), among many other institutions worldwide. He participated in the Whitney Biennial in 2000 and was awarded the inaugural Bucksbaum Award. In 2001 he participated in the 49th Venice Biennale. He won the visual arts Alpert Award in 2009. He studied at the San Francisco Art Institute (BFA Printmaking) and Hunter College, New York (MFA), and has lived and worked in New York since 1990. Pfeiffer is represented by Paula Cooper, New York; carlier | gebauer, Berlin, and Thomas Dane, London.

As the Co-Director of Artangel, James Lingwood has worked on over 80 projects in the past twenty years, including Rachel Whiteread’s House (1993-94), Michael Landy’s Break Down (2001) in Oxford Street, Gregor Schneider’s Die Familie Schneider (2004), Francis Alÿs’ Seven Walks (2005), Roni Horn’s Vatnasafn/Library of Water in Iceland (2007) and Roger Hiorns’ Seizure (2008), as well as ambitious moving image installation with artists such as Douglas Gordon, Steve McQueen and Tony Oursler. In addition to his work with Artangel, Lingwood has curated exhibitions for national and international arts institutions including Juan Muñoz’s Double Bind (2001) in Tate Modern’s Turbine Hall, Field Trips – Robert Smithson and Bernd and Hilla Becher at the Museu Serralves in Porto and Douglas Gordon’s exhibition What Have I Done (2002) at the Hayward Gallery in London. He has organised major survey exhibitions with Vija Celmins, Juliao Sarmento, Thomas Struth and Thomas Schütte and is a Trustee of The Art Fund and The Paul Hamlyn Foundation.

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