Sight Line Series: Switzerland, Spring by Kim Schoenstadt, 11/20, 2011 (Framed)

Kim Schoenstadt (b. 1973)
Sight Line Series: Switzerland, Spring, 2011
Limited Edition
Archival inkjet print
16 x 20 in | 40.6 x 50.8 cm
Edition 11 of 20
Signed with pencil on verso at bottom left and numbered at bottom right
Hand-signed by Artist | Framed (+$150)

Kim Schoenstadt was born in Chicago, IL., and currently lives in Los Angeles, CA. She received a BA from Pitzer College, Claremont, CA. Her work sits at the intersection of architecture and historical research, with a feminist bent. She is known for large-scale wall drawings that weave architecture and sculptural shapes together to tackle issues of constructed realities. Recent work explores architecture and gender equity issues through architect and designer Eileen Gray’s life and work. A significant bisexual architect working from 1878-1976 who contributed to the advancement of architecture but was sidelined by established men of the profession due to her gender and sexuality. She is also known for projects such as Now Be Here which gathered nearly 1,000 women-identifying and non-binary artists for a photograph that visually revealed to the world artists that are not always included in exhibitions and collections. One-person exhibitions include: Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL; Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art [Matrix Project], Hartford, CT; I.C.A.L.A., Santa Monica, CA; Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT; Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, LA, CA; Perez Art Museum, Miami, FL; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC; Susan Inglett Gallery, NY, NY; Sabine Knust Gallery, Munich, Germany; Chimento Contemporary, LA, CA; and M29 Richter & Bruckner Gallery, Koln, Germany. Her work has been included in thematic exhibitions such as Prague Biennale, Prague, CR; Poland Biennale, Lodz, PL; Mapping the Self, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Il; Uneasy Angles/ Imagine LA, Sprueth/Magers Gallery, Munich, Germany; Rogue Wave, LA Louver Gallery, Los Angeles, CA; New Prints, International Print Center, NY; How They Ran, Over The Influence, LA, CA; Total Art Performance, Getty Center, LA, CA; When Attitudes Became Form, Become Attitudes, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, SF, CA; and 100 Artists See God, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, GB. Notable public art installations include Los Angeles Metro Fairview Heights Station, Inglewood, CA; LAX Airport, Terminal 3, LA, CA; and Mid-Valley Intergenerational Center, LA, CA. Schoenstadt was the recipient of the Volta/Bahamar Art Prize, Smithsonian Artist Research Fellowship, and the Catherine Doctorow Prize. Her work is held in the permanent collections of institutions such as LACMA, The Hammer and MOCA, LA, CA; MOMA, NY, NY; MCA Chicago, IL; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, NL.

The Venice Family Clinic Art Within Reach Editions were organized by artist Kim Schoenstadt and printed by Arris Editions in 2011. All proceeds benefit the Venice Family Clinic Foundation.