Reena Spaulings


Reena Spaulings first emerged in the eponymous novel published in 2004 as a fictional character of a young woman making her way in the New York art scene of the 2000s. Meanwhile, Reena Spaulings Fine Art opened on Manhattan’s Lower East Side and its founding members started commercial and artistic collaborations with the gallery’s artists such as Ei Arakawa, Claire Fontaine, Klara Liden, Jutta Koether and Seth Price. Spaulings’ artistic work embraces ambiguities that question as much the traditionally accepted notion of authorship, as the customary division of labour within the art world.

Reena Spaulings work has been featured in solo exhibitions by the Museum Ludwig, Köln (2017), the St. Louis Contemporary Art Museum, St. Louis (2008) and the Kunsthalle Zürich (2007).

Its work has been shown internationally in numerous exhibitions held by the following institutions: Yuz Museum, Shanghai (2018); Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Genève (2017); Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2016); Museum Brandhorst, Munich (2015); Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2015); FRAC Nouvelle Aquitaine, Bordeaux (2013); MD 72, Berlin (2013); CAPC, Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux (2011); Indipendenza Studio, Rome (2011); Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris (2010); Tate Modern, Londres (2009); National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2009) among others.

Work by Reena Spaulings have joined the collections of the Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY, USA; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, USA; FRAC Nouvelle Aquitaine, Bordeaux, France; Collection Charles Riva, Brussels, Belgique.

Selected works

Our exhibitions

Solo Group

Group exhibition

Tous les jours

November 25th, 2023 — January 27th, 2024

Group exhibition

Basel & Paris

June 13th — 26th, 2020

Group exhibition


March 10th — April 21st, 2018

Reena Spaulings

Pont du Carrousel

September 3rd — October 8th, 2016

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External exhibitions

Reena Spaulings

Reena Spaulings. HER AND NO

June 3rd — August 27th, 2017
Museum Ludwig - Köln — Germany

Reena Spaulings

Front Room

September 12th — 28th, 2008
Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis - St. Louis — United States of America

Reena Spaulings

How To Cook a Wolf

August 25th, 2007 — January 26th, 2008
Kunsthalle Zürich - Zurich — Switzerland

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