Tauba Auerbach


1981, San Francisco, California

Tauba Auerbach, born in San Francisco, California in 1981, lives and works in New York. She studies the boundaries of perception through an art and design practice grounded in math, science and craft. Her multifaceted interests often focus on issues of duality, interconnectedness, rhythm, and form, and intersects with questions about the structure of the universe. Though best known for painting, Auerbach works in a wide variety of media including weaving, glass, photography, 3D printing, typeface design, book-making and musical instrument design. In 2013, she founded Diagonal Press, the artist’s imprint for open-editioned publications, to formalize her ongoing publishing practice. Auerbach was awarded SFMOMA’s SECA Art Award in 2008, marking her first solo museum presentation. Since, her work has been internationally recognized and featured in solo exhibitions and performances in New York, London, Oslo, and Sweden.
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