Ryan Trecartin

Art Works
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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Lake Anticipation
2016
Unique sculptural theater, showing a looped exhibition copy of the movie Temple Time, and ambient sound tracks.
Components: trees, tree stands, temple chairs, bench, hot coal bins, X-Scream bean bags, message boards, dock, carpet, paint, drop ceiling, movie player, sound systems, lighting system.
Original installation dimensions:
144 x 300 x 332 1/4 inches
(365.8 x 762 x 843.9 cm)
ARG# FLTR2016-001

 

Installation view:
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
March 19 - April 20, 2016

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Still from:

Ryan Trecartin
Temple Time
2016
Single-channel HD Video, runtime 54:32
Edition of 6 with 2 APs
ARG# TRN2016-001

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin with Rhett LaRue
Stunt Tank
2016
Unique sculptural theater with single-channel HD Video, 44:13 loop
Components: pontoon chairs, custom railing, carpet, paint, drop ceiling, lighting, ambient sound
Dimensions:
144 x 262 1/2 x 168 inches
(365.8 x 666.8 x 426.7 cm)
ARG# FLTR2016-002

Installation view:
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
March 19 - April 20, 2016

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Retreatery Butte
2016
Unique sculptural theater exhibiting Mark Trade (single-channel HD Video, runtime 1:13:30) 
Components: bar tables, bar stools, custom rock seats, park grills, fire rings, carpet, paint, lighting, ambient sound
Original installation dimensions:
157 x 331 1/2 x 233 1/2 inches
(398.8 x 842 x 593.1 cm)
ARG# FLTR2016-003

Installation view:
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
March 19 - April 20, 2016

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9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
2016

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Still from:

Ryan Trecartin
Mark Trade
2016
Single-channel HD Video, runtime 1:13:30
Edition of 6 with 2 APs
ARG# TRN2016-002

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Safety Pass
2016
Unique sculptural theater exhibiting Permission Streak (single-channel HD Video, 21:17 without credits) 
Components: gym mats, custom diving bunk, wooden platforms, message boards, carpet, paint, drop ceiling, lighting, ambient sound
Original installation dimensions:
144 x 149 x 228 inches
(365.8 x 378.5 x 579.1 cm)
ARG# FLTR2016-004

Installation view:
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
March 19 - April 20, 2016

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9th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art
2016

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Site Visit
2014
Sculptural theater with 6-channel movie, 5.1 soundtrack, and multi-channel sound installation (total duration 49 minutes 24 seconds). 3D Animations with Rhett LaRue. 
Dimensions variable

 

Installation view:

Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Site Visit
Kunst-Werke Berlin 
September 14, 2014 - February 15, 2015
Photographer: Timo Ohler

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Priority Innfield (Pole)
2013
One of five freestanding pavilions, exhibiting Ryan Trecartin, Item Falls (HD video, installation version, duration 21:05)
135 3/4 x 253 3/8 x 193 3/4 inches (344.8 x 643.6 x 492.1 cm)
ARG# FLTR2013-004


Installation view:
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico / The Encyclopedic Palace
55th Venice Biennale
curated by Massimiliano Gioni
June 1 - November 24, 2013
Photographer: Fulvio Orsenigo
 

Ryan Trecartin
Item Falls
2013
HD Video, duration 25:45
Edition of 6 with 2APs
ARG# TRN2013-004

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Priority Innfield (Fence)
2013
One of five freestanding pavilions, exhibiting Ryan Trecartin, CENTER JENNY (HD video, installation version, duration 50:07)
136 1/2 x 192 x 192 inches (346.7 x 487.7 x 487.7 cm)
ARG# FLTR2013-003

 

Installation view:

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico / The Encyclopedic Palace
55th Venice Biennale
curated by Massimiliano Gioni
June 1 - November 24, 2013
Photographer: Fulvio Orsenigo

Ryan Trecartin

CENTER JENNY
2013
HD Video; duration 53:15
Edition of 6 with 2APs
ARG# TRN2013-003

 

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Priority Innfield (Villa)
2013
One of five freestanding pavilions, exhibiting Ryan Trecartin, Junior War (HD video, installation version, duration 24:17)
124 1/2 x 228 x 172 1/2 inches (316.2 x 579.1 x 438.2 cm)
ARG# FLTR2013-005

 

Installation view:
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico / The Encyclopedic Palace
55th Venice Biennale
curated by Massimiliano Gioni
June 1 - November 24, 2013
Photographer: Fulvio Orsenigo
 

 

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Priority Innfield (Way)
2013
One of five freestanding pavilions, exhibiting Ryan Trecartin, Comma Boat (HD video, installation version, duration 31:23)
128 x 216 x 192 inches (325.1 x 548.6 x 487.7 cm)
ARG# FLTR2013-001


Installation view:

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico / The Encyclopedic Palace
55th Venice Biennale
curated by Massimiliano Gioni
June 1 - November 24, 2013
Photographer: Fulvio Orsenigo

Ryan Trecartin
Comma Boat
2013
HD Video;  duration 33:02
Edition of 6 with 2APs
ARG# TRN2013-002

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Priority Innfield
2013
Sculptural theater comprising five freestanding pavilions, exhibiting Comma Boat, CENTER JENNY, Item Falls, Junior War (all movies HD video), and Wake (ambient soundtrack)
Dimensions variable


Installation view:
Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
October 2 - December 21, 2014
Zabludowicz Collection, London
Photographer: Stuart Whipps

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Still from:

Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin

Yielders Path
2015
Sculptural theater with single-channel HD Video, 3D Animations with Rhett LaRue. Runtime 49:24
Components: large upholstered forms, support pillows, sleeping bags, theater chairs, imitation trees, logs, carpet, paint, low-frequency tactile transducers, drop ceiling with display screen, light program, sound, movie
Dimensions variable 
ARG# FLTR2015-010

 

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Ledge
2014
Sculptural theater with 6-channel HD video and 5.1 soundtrack, 3D animation with Rhett LaRue
Runtime: 49.24
Dimensions variable
ARG# FLTR2014-008

 

Installation view:
Regen Projects, Los Angeles
October 22 - November 26, 2014

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Under Sided
2011
Sculptural theater exhibiting: Temp Stop (Re'Search Waits), 2009-2010, HD video
ARG# FLTR2011-006

 

Installation view:

Any Ever
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris
October 18, 2011 - January 8, 2012

Temp Stop

(Re'Search Wait'S)
2009-2010
HD video
11 minutes
Edition of 5, 2 APs
ARG# TRN2009-006

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Containment Place
2011
Sculptural theater exhibiting: Roamie View: History Enhancement (Re'Search Wait'S), 2009-2010, HD video
ARG# FLTR2011-002

 

Installation view:

Any Ever
MoMA PS1
Long Island City, New York
curated by Klaus Biesenbach
June 19 - September 3, 2011

Roamie View:
History Enhancement
(Re'Search Wait'S)

2009-2010
HD video
28 minutes, 23 seconds
Edition of 5, 2APs
ARG# TRN2009-005

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Living Comp
2011
Built around:
Ready (Re'Search Waits), 2009-2010, HD video, duration 26:49
Sculptural theater
ARG# FLTR2011-005


Installation view:

Any Ever
MoMA PS1
Long Island City, NY
curated by Klaus Biesenbach
June 19 - September 3, 2011

Ryan Trecartin

Ready (Re'Search Waits)
2009-2010
HD video
Duration 26:49
Edition of 5, 2 APs
ARG# TRN2009-004

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Available Sync
2011
Sculptural theater exhibiting:  The Re'Search (Re'Search Waits), 2009-2010, HD video
ARG# FLTR2011-004

 

Installation view:

Any Ever
MoMA PS1
Long Island City, NY
curated by

Klaus Biesenbach
June 19 - September 3, 2011

Ryan Trecartin

The Re'Search (Re'Search Wait'S)

2009-2010
HD video
Duration 40:06
Edition of 5, 2APs
ARG# TRN2009-007

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Equal Plaza
2011
Built around:
KCorealNC.K (section a), 2009, HD video
Sculptural theater
ARG# FLTR2011-003


Installation view:

Any Ever
MoMA PS1
Long Island City, NY
curated by Klaus Biesenbach
June 19 - September 3, 2011

Ryan Trecartin

K-CorealNC.K (section a)

2009
HD video
Duration 33:05
Edition of 5, 2APs
ARG# TRN2009-002

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Auto View
2011
Sculptural theater exhibiting: Sibling Topics, (section a), 2009, HD video
ARG# FLTR2011-007

 

Installation view:

Any Ever
MoMA PS1
Long Island City, NY
curated by Klaus Biesenbach
June 19 - September 3, 2011

Ryan Trecartin

Sibling Topics (section a)

2009
HD video
Duration 51:26 
Edition of 5, 2APs
ARG# TRN2009-001

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Public Crop
2011
Built around:
P.opular S.ky (section ish), 2009, HD video
Sculptural theater
ARG# FLTR2011-008


Installation view:
Any Ever
Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris

October 18, 2011 - January 8, 2012
 

Ryan Trecartin

P.opular Sky (section ish)

2009
HD video
Duration 43:51
Edition of 5, 2APs
ARG# TRN2009-003

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Lizzie Fitch/Ryan Trecartin
Local Dock
2011
Sculptural theater with two ambient soundtracks: Premise Fade, 2010 and Behind Wait, 2011
Dimensions variable
ARG# FLTR2011-001

 

Installation view:
Prima Materia
Punta della Dogana, Venice
curated by Caroline Bourgeois and Michael Govan
May 30 - December 31, 2014

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The Generational Triennial: Younger Than Jesus
New Museum, NY
April 8 - July 12, 2009

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Still from:


I-Be Area
2007
Video
Duration: 1 hour, 48 minutes
Edition of 8, 3APs
ARG# TRN2007-002

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Hammer Projects: Ryan Trecartin

2008
Hammer Museum, Los Angeles
September 10 - December 7, 2008

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Still from:


A Family Finds Entertainment
2004
video
duration 41 minutes, 12 seconds
Edition of 8, 3AP
ARG# TRN2004-001

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Still from:


(Tommy Chat Just E-mailed Me.)
2006
video
duration 7 minutes, 15 seconds
Edition of 8, 3AP
ARG# TRN2006-004

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Still from:


Wayne's World
2003
video
duration 8 minutes, 5 seconds
 

Part of:
Early Baggage
2001-2003
DVD video box set containing:
Valentine's Day Girl, 2001
Yo! A Romantic Comedy, 2002
Wayne's World, 2003
What's The Love Making Babies For, 2003
Edition of 8, 3AP
TRN2001-002

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Still from:

What's The Love Making Babies For
2003
Duration: 21 minutes and 46 seconds


Part of:
Early Baggage
2001-2003
DVD video box set containing:
Valentine's Day Girl, 2001
Yo! A Romantic Comedy, 2002
Wayne's World, 2003
What's The Love Making Babies For, 2003
Edition of 8, 3AP
TRN2001-002
 

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Ryan Trecartin
The Friendliest Survival Planner Yet (2015) Animation Companion
Digital print, hand wrapped custom frame, denim, glue, wood, non-glare plexiglass, aluminum backing
Framed: 38 x 26 x 1 1/2 inches (96.5 x 66 x 3.8 cm)
Edition of 6 with 2 APs
ARG# TRN2015-005.5

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RYAN TRECARTIN
Arrive Alive Tickle Pets (2015) Animation Companion
Digital prints, hand wrapped custom frames 3mm military sandwich mesh, 1000 denier coated codura nylon, crushed velvet rayon cotton mix, camouflage exterior blind fabric, glue, wood, non-glare plexiglass, aluminum backing
Overall: 62 5/8 x 77 x 1 3/4 inches (159 x 195.58 x 4.4 cm)
Edition of 6 with 2APs
ARG# TRN2015-002

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County Floaters
2015
red ‘Uline’ barrel, trash can dolly, screws, ‘Ohio Bobcats’ rain poncho, fake banana tree, fake foliage, leggings, rope, bungee, plastic, foam, epoxy, synthetic hair, baseball cap, birdseed cone in plastic netting, cigarette butt, wood, screws, spray paint, ‘Dragon Skin’ platinum silicone, nuts, bolts, washers, casters, tin pig, burl section, towel, acrylic paint, dog toy, safety glasses case, panty hose, press-on nails, safety cone, saw dust, rope, clamps, hats, t-shirt, run-off barrier, ceramic potter, beaded stickers, ceramic cat, glow in the dark pigment, pigments, decorative paper flowers, decorative fishing net, earrings, wire, blue tape, key chains, key rings, wood chips, needles, scrunchie, fabric measuring tape, star fish, toddler shoes, children’s skirt, children’s jacket, sock, bandana, decorative balls, wicker lantern, over-the-door hooks, gaff tape, eyelashes
Overall dimensions: H 81” x W 39” x D 95” (206 cm x 99 cm x 241 cm)
ARG# FLTR2015-002

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Free Shot
2015
auto reset shooting target, fake birds, epoxy, pearlescent pigment, spray paint, decorative metal branch, fake cactuses, shells, plastic, zip-ties, shoes, children’s pants, key rings, watches, baseball cap, stuffing, glass ornament, decorative bird cage, nut, bolt, earrings, safety orange hunting kerchief, gel medium, planter dolly, epoxy foam, steel
Overall dimensions: H 37.5” x W 21.5” x D 32” (95 cm x 55 cm x 81 cm)
ARG# FLTR2015-001

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Baby Gaits
2013
acrylic paint, belts, cardboard, castors, clip clamps, contact cement,
epoxy, fiberglass, hammer, ladder piece, leggings, MDF, metal rods,
pigment, plaster, plastic, screen print ink, screws, silicone,
staples, sweatshirt, traffic cones, underwear, washers, zip ties
50 x 60 x 75 inches (127 x 152.4 x 190.5 cm)
ARG# FLTR2013-009

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Comma
2011
Mixed media
60 x 92 x 48 inches (152.4 x 233.7 x 121.9 cm)
ARG# FLTR2011-009

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Jamie's Bedroom

2007

Mixed media

ARG# TRN2007-009

Collection of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York

 

Videos

CENTER JENNY

2013
HD Video; duration 53:15
Edition of 6 with 2APs
ARG# TRN2013-003

Item Falls

2013
HD Video, duration 25:45
Edition of 6 with 2APs
ARG# TRN2013-004

Comma Boat

2013
HD Video;  duration 33:02
Edition of 6 with 2APs
ARG# TRN2013-002

Roamie View: History Enhancement (Re'Search Wait'S)

2009-2010
HD video, 28 minutes, 23 seconds
Edition of 5, 2AP
ARG# TRN2009-005
 

Ready (Re'Search Wait'S)

2009-2010
HD video, 26 minutes, 49 seconds
Edition of 5, 2AP
ARG# TRN2009-004

Temp Stop (Re'Search Wait'S)

2009-2010
HD video, 11 minutes
Edition of 5, 2AP
ARG# TRN2009-006

The Re'Search (Re'Search Wait'S)

2009-2010
HD video, 40 minutes, 6 seconds
Edition of 5, 2AP
ARG# TRN2009-007

P.opular Sky (section ish)

2009
HD video, 43 minutes, 51 seconds
Edition of 5, 2AP
ARG# TRN2009-003

K-CorealNC.K (section a)

2009
HD video, 33 minutes, 5 seconds
Edition of 5, 2AP
ARG# TRN2009-002

Sibling Topics (section a)

2009
HD video, 51 minutes, 26 seconds
Edition of 5, 2AP
ARG# TRN2009-001

Biography

Ryan Trecartin (b. 1981 Webster, TX) lives and works in Los Angeles.

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