L.A. Louver

R.B. Kitaj
10 October 2013 - 09 November 2013


read the press release


E-catalogue

R.B. Kitaj

R.B. Kitaj
Foreword by Elizabeth East
Texts by Tracy Bartley and Dr. Eckhart J. Gillen

catalogue available on the publications page




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Events at L.A. Louver

Saturday 19 October at 11 AM

Kitaj's Art and Influence: an artists' conversation between Joe Biel, Rebecca Campbell,
Tom Knechtel and Tom Wudl

Monday 28 October at 7 PM

Kitaj's Life and Passions: Tracy Bartley, director of the R.B. Kitaj Estate, Derek Boshier,
artist, and David N. Myers, professor and chair of the UCLA History Department,
in conversation with Paul Holdengräber, curator, instigator and Director/Founder of
LIVE at the New York Public Library.

view the R.B. Kitaj artist page

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Lobby
 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Sandra and Me, 2002-04<br>
pastel and charcoal and oil on paper<br>
30 7/8 x 22 5/8 in. (78.4 x 57.5 cm)<br>
framed: 38 1/2 x 29 1/2 in. (97.8 x 74.9 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Sandra and Me

 
Main gallery >>
 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Self Portrait (After Weegee), 2000-03<br>
charcoal and pastel on paper with oil<br>
22 1/2 x 30 in. (57.2 x 76.2 cm)<br>
framed: 32 1/2 x 40 in. (82.6 x 101.6 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Self Portrait (After Weegee)

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Bed and Sofa (After Abram Room), 1998<br>
oil on canvas<br>
24 x 72 in. (61 x 182.9 cm)<br>
framed: 30 1/4 x 78 in. (76.8 x 198.1 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Bed and Sofa (After Abram Room)

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Movie Star, 1993<br>
oil on canvas<br>
60 x 33 1/4 in. (152.4 x 84.5 cm)<br>
framed: 67 x 40 1/4 in. (170.2 x 102.2 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Movie Star

 

 
 
R.B Kitaj<br>
1906, 2007<br>
oil on canvas
12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)<br>
framed: 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (34 x 34 x 7 cm)<br>
Private collection<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

1906

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Whistler vs. Ruskin, 1992<br>
oil on canvas<br>
Canvas: 60 x 60 in. (152.4 x 152.4 cm)<br>
Framed: 62 1/8 x 62 1/8 x 2 in. (157.8 x 157.8 x 5.1 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj

Whistler vs. Ruskin

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Transference, 2004<br>
oil on canvas<br>
36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<br>
framed: 38 x 38 in. (96.5 x 96.5 cm)<br>
Private collection<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Transference

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Los Angeles No. 29 (Me In You), 2004<br>
oil on canvas<br>
48 x 23 3/4 in. (121.9 x 60.3 cm) framed: 50 x 25 1/2 in. (127 x 64.8 cm)<br>
Private collection<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Los Angeles No. 29 (Me In You)

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
The Studio Where I Died, 2005<br>
oil on canvas<br>
36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

The Studio Where I Died

 

 
 
R.B Kitaj<br>
Los Angeles No. 11 (Bathtub), 2002-03<br>
oil on canvas<br>
36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<br>
framed: 37 3/8 x 37 3/8 in. (94.9 x 94.9 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Los Angeles No. 11 (Bathtub)

 

 
 
R.B Kitaj<br>
Los Angeles No. 24 (Nose to Nose), 2003<br>
oil on canvas<br>
48 x 48 in. (121.9 x 121.9 cm)<br>
framed: 49 1/8 x 49 1/8 in. (124.8 x 124.8 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Los Angeles No. 24 (Nose to Nose)

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
JEWISH BARGEMAN WHIST, 2004<br>
oil on canvas<br>
24 x 24 in. (61 x 61 cm)<br>
framed: 25 1/2 x 25 5/8 in. (64.8 x 65.1 cm)<br>
Private collection<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj

JEWISH BARGEMAN WHIST

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Los Angeles No. 26 (Nose Kiss), 2003<br>
oil on canvas<br>
36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<br>
framed: 37 3/4 x 37 3/4 in. (95.9 x 95.9 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Los Angeles No. 26 (Nose Kiss)

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Jerusalem after Bomberg, 2006<br>
oil on canvas<br>
12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)<br>
framed: 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (34 x 34 x 7 cm)<br>
Private collection<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Jerusalem after Bomberg

 

 
 
R.B Kitaj<br>
Self-Portrait, 2007<br>
oil on canvas<br>
12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)<br>
framed: 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (34 x 34 x 7 cm)<br>
Private collection<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Self-Portrait

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Indigo, 2005<br>
oil on canvas<br>
36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Indigo

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Tzara after Giacometti, 2007<br>
oil on canvas<br>
12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)<br>
framed: 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (34 x 34 x 7 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Tzara after Giacometti

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Jewish Bathers, 2007<br>
oil on canvas<br>
12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)<br>
framed: 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (34 x 34 x 7 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Jewish Bathers

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Soutine (After His Self-Portrait), 2004<br>
oil on canvas<br>
36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<br>
framed: 37 3/4 x 37 3/4 in. (95.9 x 95.9 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Soutine (After His Self-Portrait)

 
South gallery >>
 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
XXI Self Portrait, 2002-2003<br>
oil on canvas<br>
24 3/4 x 24 3/4 in. (62.9 x 62.9 cm)<br>
framed: 25 7/8 x 25 7/8 in. (65.7 x 65.7 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj

XXI Self Portrait

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Los Angeles No. 27 (Go Down), 2003-2004<br>
oil on canvas<br>
36 x 36 in. (91.4 x 91.4 cm)<br>
framed: 37 x 37 in. (94 x 94 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj

Los Angeles No. 27 (Go Down)

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
The Sexist (Miss X), 1999<br>
oil on canvas<br>
60 x 24 in. (152.4 x 61 cm)<br>
framed: 63 3/8 x 27 1/8 in. (161 x 68.9 cm)<br>
Private collection<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

The Sexist (Miss X)

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
SIG, 2007<br>
oil on canvas<br>
18 x 12 1/8 x 1 1/2 in. (45.7 x 30.8 x 3.8 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj

SIG

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Envy after Giotto, 2007<br>
oil on canvas<br>
12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)<br>
framed: 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (34 x 34 x 7 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Envy after Giotto

 

 
 
R.B. Kitaj<br>
Self-Portrait Mask, 2007<br>
oil on canvas<br>
12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)<br>
framed: 13 3/8 x 13 3/8 x 2 3/4 in. (34 x 34 x 7 cm)<br>
<br>
© estate of R.B. Kitaj, courtesy Marlborough Gallery, New York

Self-Portrait Mask

 
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