Charles Ray

American visual artist

Charles Ray:  Sculpture, 1997-2014 runs May 15 through October 4, 2015

Charles Ray. School Play, 2014. © Charles Ray, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery.

Charles Ray. School Play, 2014. © Charles Ray, Courtesy Matthew Marks Gallery.

On technical and formal levels, Ray has been redefining the possibilities of contemporary sculptural practice since the early 1980s. Ray’s recent, pioneering use of solid, machined aluminum and stainless steel is entirely new to the history of art.

Art Institute of Chicago website

 

Links to External Websites

Charles Ray Sculpture
Work, biography, bibliography of works by and about the author including exhibition catalogs and reviews

Matthew Marks Gallery:  Charles Ray
Biography, list of exhibitions, exhibition catalogs, and a bibliography

 

UCLA Department of Art Faculty:  Charles Ray
Biography

Museum of Modern Art:  Collection:  Charles Ray, Family Romance
Image of work, excerpt from audio program 

UW Libraries Resources (in order chrono­log­i­cally from newest to oldest)

  • Charles Ray : sculpture 1997-2014
    Ray, Charles
    Ostfildern, Germany : Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2014
    Art Library NB237.R35 A4 2014
  • Four honest outlaws : Sala, Ray, Marioni, Gordon
    Fried, Michael
    New Haven : Yale University Press, 2011
    Art Library N6490.4 .F75 2011 (text plus DVD)
  • Charles Ray
    Ray, Charles
    New York : Matthew Marks Gallery, 2009
    Art Library NB237.R35 A4 2009
  • Beg borrow and steal: Rubell Family Collection
    Roselione-Valadez, Juan
    Miami : Rubell Family Collection, 2009
    Art Library N6494.A66 R83 2009
  • The artist’s body
    Warr, Tracey
    London : Phaidon, 2000
    Art Library and UW Tacoma Library N6494.B63 A773 2000
  • Modern contemporary : art at MoMA since 1980
    Museum of Modern Art
    New York, NY : Museum of Modern Art : Distributed by H.N. Abrams, 2000
    Art Library N6487.N4 M87 2000
  • Regarding beauty : a view of the late twentieth century
    Benezra, Neal David
    Washington, D.C. : Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 1999
    Art Library N6487.W3 H5724 1999
  • Contemporary art in Southern California
    Johnstone, Mark
    Sydney, Australia : Craftsman House : G+B Arts International, 1999
    Art Library and Odegaard Undergraduate Library N6530.C2 J648 1999
  • Charles Ray
    Ray, Charles
    Los Angeles : Museum of Contemporary Art, 1998
    Suzzallo and Allen Libraries Folios N6537.R29 A4 1998
  • Contemporary Sculpture. Projects in Münster, 1997
    Bussman, Klaus
    Ostfildern-Ruit : Verlag Gerd Hatje ; New York : Distributed Art Publishers distributor, 1997
    Art Library NB198 .S554 1997
  • Distemper : dissonant themes in the art of the 1990’s
    Benezra, Neal David
    Washington, D.C. : Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, 1996
    Art Library and UW Bothell Library N6487.W3 H572 1996
  • The masculine masquerade : masculinity and representation
    Stroud, Marion Boulton
    Cambridge, Mass.: MIT Press, 2002
     Art Library and UW Tacoma Library N8251.T4 S77 2002
  • Committed to the image : contemporary black photographers
    Perchuck, Andrew
    The masculine masquerade : masculinity and representation, 1995
    Art Library Desk and UW Bothell Library N8222.M38 M38 1995
  • Silent & violent : selected artists’ editions
    Noever, Peter
    Vienna : MAK, Austrian Museum of Applied Arts ; Zurich ; New York : Parkett, 1995
    UW Bothell Library N8257 .S55 1995
  • Face-off : the portrait in recent art
    Feldman, Melissa E.
    Philadelphia, Pa. : Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, 1994
    Art Library N7592.6 .F35 1994
  • Helter skelter : L.A. art in the 1990s
    Schimmel, Paul
    Los Angeles : Museum of Contemporary Art, 1992
    Art Library NX511.L67 H45 1992

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