Karin Schneider

Karin Schneider

Karin Schneider is a Brazil-born and New York-based artist and filmmaker. In 1997, Schneider founded Union Gaucha Productions (UGP) with Nicolás Guagnini, an artist-run, experimental film company designed to carry out interdisciplinary collaborations with practitioners from different fields. From 2005 to 2008, she was a founding member of Orchard, a cooperatively organized exhibition and social space in New York's Lower East Side. In 2010, Schneider co-founded Cage, a space that facilitated new kinds of social interactions. Her most recent project is Situational Diagram, was first presented as a text at the Centre Culturel International de Cerisy, France, in 2015.

Selected Works

  • E (MA/N_B III-I) (Extraction)
    33 x 22 inches (83.8 x 55.9 cm)

  • Trisected Square with 16 (O) Paintings
    Exhibition rendering, Situational Diagram at Dominique Lévy, New York, September 2016




March 22, 2017



Other Exhibitions


Selected Press

Aesthetica | 10 to See: The Armory Show

February 19, 2018

The Armory Show’s Focus category investigates the relationship between technology and …

The New Yorker | "Finesse"

February 1, 2017

The curator Leah Pires organized a group of cagey conceptual works around a thought from Louise Lawler …

Art in America | Karin Schneider

January 10, 2017

For her first exhibition at Dominique Lévy, “Situational Diagram,” Karin Schneider filled both …

ArtForum | Karin Schneider

December 1, 2016

When will we exhaust the black square? When will it cease to be a beacon of the radical avant-garde …

The New Yorker | Karin Schneider

September 30, 2016

The Brazilian artist reboots historical modernism without any apparent anxiety of influence (no small …

Wallpaper | Meticulous monochrome: Karin Schneider's 'Situational Diagram' at Dominique Lévy

September 15, 2016

For her current exhibition 'Situational Diagram' at Dominique Lévy Gallery, Brazilian-born artist …

Blouin Artinfo | Datebook: Karin Schneider's 'Situational Diagram' at Dominique Lévy Gallery

July 26, 2016

Mars Black pigment has been used to make these paintings, mixed with a variety of colors like Cobalt …

Texte Zur Kunst | Local Union

March 1, 2016

I felt I could experience the current state of contingency of New York City real estate in the displaced …

October Magazine | Karin Schneider and Nicolas Guagnini

May 20, 2008

While the comparison between the Vietnam and the Iraq Wars stands in many regards, it doesn’t in …

The New York Times | Karin Schneider

November 2, 2007

The exhibitions at Orchard, a gallery collective of artists, art historians and curators, can err …


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