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Rita ackermann

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Rita ackermann

  1. 1. By: Joe Griffin
  2. 2. EARLY LIFE AND SCHOOL- Born in 1968, in Budapest, Hungary- Attended Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest (1989-1992)- Attended The New York Studio School of Painting (1992-1993)- First Exhibitions in 1993 (Multiple Galleries)
  3. 3. PROFESSIONAL DIVERSITY- Painter- Illustrator- T-shirt designer- Maintained a line of underwear
  4. 4. PAINTERMost recent exhibition Fire by Days at the Journal Gallery, Brooklyn NY:However many sources insist she is best known for her sexual/nymph paintingsin the early 90s.
  5. 5. ILLUSTRATOR- One of her drawings from “Marfa/Crash” in 2009
  6. 6. T-SHIRT / UNDERWEAR BUSINESSRita is designed for Japanese market “Wet Melon” in Shibuya.Most of her work has been presented in foreign countries before becomingpopular in the US. "I make my living from Japan because they love what I do and seem to understand everything I do, like, you know, how my brain operates.” – Rita AckermannHowever, recently she has resided in New York and been quoted to say sheno longer appreciates the flow of pop culture.
  7. 7. CURRENT LIFE AND OVERVIEWRita, 44, is currently is working in New York and claims to have distanced herself from the fashion industry.She is most known for her style with her erotic artworks.Moved away from Hungary to present her work in America.She has produced work in Europe, Japan, and the United States.
  8. 8. IMAGE REFERENCES1. http://www.nytimes.com (Photograph)2. http://www.tokion.com (Photograph with makeup)3. http://www.lespressesdureel.com (Painting)4. http://www.tipitin.com/ (Drawing)

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