R. H. Quaytman is a painter living in New York City. The artist received a BA in painting from Bard College (1983) and attended the Institut des Hautes Études en Arts Plastiques in Paris (1989). Over the last decade Quaytman’s practice has encompassed various roles, including artist, writer, and curator. Recent projects include the artist book Spine published in 2011, directorship (from 2005 to 2008) of the New York gallery known as Orchard, a collective of artists, filmmakers, and art historians widely admired for its innovative efforts to “put the diversity of its members’ practices into discursive motion.” In 2009 Quaytman’s first solo museum exhibition was mounted at the ICA Boston, and in November 2010 the artist’s first survey opened at the Neuberger Museum of Art in Purchase, New York and traveled in June 2011 to the Basel Kunsthalle. Quaytman has had solo exhibitions at Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York; Gladstone Gallery, Brussels; Daniel Buchholz, Cologne and at Silberkuppe, Berlin. I Modi, Chapter 22, was included in the Venice Biennial. Quaytman most recent exhibition is ך, Chapter 24 at Museum Abteiberg in Mönchengladbach, Germany. Currently the artist is planning Chapter 25 to open next January at the Renaissance Society in Chicago.