Rudolf Stingel was born in 1956 in Merano, Italy. Major solo exhibitions include Museo d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Trento, Italy (2001); Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (2004); Inverleith House, Edinburgh (2006); Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2007, traveled to Whitney Museum of American Art, New York); Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2010); Wiener Secession (2012); and Palazzo Grassi, Venice (2013–14). His work was included in the Biennale di Venezia (1993, 2003); “Day for Night: Whitney Biennial,” Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2006); “Life on Mars: 55th Carnegie International,” Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh (2008); “Mapping the Studio: Artists from the Francois Pinault Collection,” Punta della Dogana and Palazzo Grassi, Venice (2009); and “NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star,” New Museum, New York (2013).