ALLEN RUPPERSBERG

Drawing and Writing: 1972 – 1989

March 22 – May 17, 2014

Press Release

Allen Ruppersberg, Self-Portrait Making a Face Like Barney Bear, 1975
Allen Ruppersberg, Reading Time (The Elements of Style), 1973-74
Allen Ruppersberg, Self-Portrait as Bugs Bunny, 1975
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Allen Ruppersberg, A Quiet Sketch of a Novel, 1975
Allen Ruppresberg, A Collection of Letters #19, 1976
Allen Ruppersberg, Untitled (The Book as Object), 1976
Allen Ruppesrberg, Some men grow orchids or roses in hot, quiet rooms. Others do not, 1977
Allen Ruppersberg, A Play on Words/A Collection of Rare Books (G. Apollinaire), 1978
Allen Ruppersberg, On Possession and Sexual Loss, 1979
Allen Ruppersberg, Searching or Passion and Sex (and an even exchange, people in boat in cave), 1979
Allen Ruppersberg, Searching for Passion and Sex (and an even exchange), 1979
Allen Ruppersberg, Another In A Series (The Search for Beautiful Native Women), 1979
Allen Ruppersberg, Searching for Passion and Sex (and an even exchange), 1980
Allen Ruppersberg, Searching for Passion and Sex (and other things), 1981
Allen Ruppersberg, Searching for Passion and Sex (and other things), 1981
Allen Ruppersberg, The Evil Dead, 1986
Allen Ruppersberg, Golden Dreams, 1986
Allen Ruppersberg, The Gift and the Inheritance (Nana), 1989
Allen Ruppersberg, The Gift and the Inheritance (I Have Lived and Loved), 1989
Allen Ruppersberg, The Gift and the Inheritance (Why Not Draw?), 1989
Allen Ruppersberg, The Gift and the Inheritance: Looking Backward, 1989
Allen Ruppersberg, The Gift and the Inheritance (Shakespeare's Works), 1989
Allen Ruppersberg, Lost and Found, 1991

Allen Ruppersberg
Self-Portrait Making a Face Like Barney Bear, 1975
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Reading Time (The Elements of Style), 1973-74
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Self-Portrait as Bugs Bunny, 1975
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Just Another Day, 1975
Pencil on paper
22 1/4 x 28 1/8 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
A Quiet Sketch of a Novel, 1975
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
A Collection of Letters #19, 1975
Ink on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Untitled (The Book as Object), 1976
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Some men grow orchids or roses in hot, quiet rooms. Others do not, 1977
Pencil on paper
22 1/2 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
A Play on Words/A Collection of Rare Books (G. Apollinaire), 1978
Ink on paper, book and silk in wooden box
Drawing: 14 x 21 1/2 inches; Wood box: 22 x 25 x 6 1/2 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
On Possession and Sexual Loss, 1979
Pencil on paper
Five parts: 23 x 29 inches each

Allen Ruppersberg
Searching for Passion and Sex (and an even exchange, people in boat in cave), 1979
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Searching for Passion and Sex (and an even exchange), 1979
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Another In A Series (The Search for Beautiful Native Women), 1979
Pencil on paper
29 x 23 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Searching for Passion and Sex (and an even exchange), 1980
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Searching for Passion and Sex (and other things), 1981
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Searching for Passion and Sex (and other things), 1981
Pencil on paper
23 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
The Evil Dead, 1986
Pencil on paper
29 x 23 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Golden Dreams, 1986
Collage, pencil and ink on paper
Three parts: 23 x 29 inches each

Allen Ruppersberg
The Gift and the Inheritance (Nana), 1989
Pencil on paper
21 1/8 x 27 1/4 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
The Gift and the Inheritance (I Have Lived and Loved), 1989
Pencil on paper
21 1/8 x 27 1/4 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
The Gift and the Inheritance (Why Not Draw?), 1989
Pencil on paper
19 1/2 x 26 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
The Gift and the Inheritance: Looking Backward, 1989
Pencil on paper
22 1/2 x 29 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
The Gift and the Inheritance (Shakespeare's Works), 1989
Pencil on paper
19 1/2 x 26 inches

Allen Ruppersberg
Lost and Found, 1991
Pencil on paper & found drawing
Part A: Sheet: 22 x 27 1/4 inches; Part B: 16 x 20 inches