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Allan Sekula 1951-2013, US

Rank (2014): 279 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 210

    Future group exhibitions 1

    from 15 Jan 2015
    Prix Pictet - East Wing, Doha

    Ongoing group exhibitions 6

    until 08 Feb 2015
    Inventing the Possible - Jeu de Paume, Paris
    until 01 Mar 2015
    The Sea - The Other Landscape - Kunsthallen Brandts, Odense
    The Sea - The Other Landscape - Brandts Museet for Fotokunst, Odense
    until 11 Jan 2015
    Soleil politique - The museum between light and shadow - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
    Las lágrimas de las cosas - Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
    until 01 Jan 2015
    Sitelines.2014: Unsettled Landscapes - SITElines, Santa Fe, NM

    Solo shows 35

    2014
    Allan Sekula - The photographic works of the 70\'s - Michel Rein Paris, Paris
    2012
    Allan Sekula - Californian Sequences - Michel Rein Paris, Paris
    Black Tide / Marea Negra - Distrito 4 Contemporary Art Gallery, Madrid
    Allan Sekula: This Ain't China - Simon Fraser University Art Gallery, Burnaby, BC
    The Dockers Museum - La Criée - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Rennes
    2011
    Allan Sekula - Polonia And… - Michel Rein Paris, Paris
    Allan Sekula - California Stories - Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Polonia and Other Fables - Belfast Exposed, Belfast, Northern Ireland
    2010
    Allan Sekula: Polonia and Other Fables - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
    2009
    Allan Sekula. Polonia and Other Fables - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
    Allan Sekula - Edit Nine - Montalvo Arts Center, Saratoga, CA
    Allan Sekula: Waiting for Tear Gas - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    Allan Sekula - Polonia and Other Fables - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    2008
    Le Tube 04 - Allan Sekula - Le Quai, Angers
    Allan Sekula - Michel Rein Paris, Paris
    2007
    Allan Sekula - Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    2005
    Shipwreck and Workers - version 2 - Stuk Kunstcentrum, Leuven
    Allan Sekula - Titanic's Wake - Prayer for the Americans II - Tsukiji - Gala - Galerie Traversée, Munich
    Allan Sekula - Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Allan Sekula - TITANIC´s wake - Camera Austria, Graz
    2004
    TITANIC's wake - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    2003
    Allan Sekula - Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Allan Sekula - Performance Under Working Conditions - Generali Foundation, Vienna
    2002
    Allan Sekula - Waiting for Tear Gas [white globe to black] - Camera Austria, Graz
    Waiting for Tear Gas - CFF – Centrum för fotografi, Stockholm
    ALLAN SEKULA - "Irrational Exuberance" - Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    2000
    Allan Sekula - Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    1999
    Fish Story - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    1998
    Dismal Science: Photo Works 1972 - 1996 - The John Curtin Gallery, Perth, WA
    1996
    Dismal Science: Photoworks by Allan Sekula 1972-1992 - University Galleries at Illinois State University, Normal, Il
    Allan Sekula, Fish Story - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
    1995
    Fish Story - Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
    Allan Sekula. Fish Stories/Fiskhistoria - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    1994
    Allan Sekula / MATRIX 162 - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    1987
    Allan Sekula: Geography Lesson: Canadian Notes - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

    Group shows 175

    2014
    Consumption – Prix Pictet 2014 - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
    Octopus 14: Nothing Beside Remains - Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne, VIC
    (Mis)Understanding - Werke und Manifeste zur Fotografie - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
    Common Spaces - The Kitchen, New York City, NY
    Proudly Presenting: Sammlung Generali Foundation - Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
    Playtime - Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus & Kunstbau, Munich
    Whitney Biennial 2014 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
    Utopia for sale? - MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
    Beyond Earth Art - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art, Ithaca, NY
    Occupied Territory - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    2013
    Art Turning Left: How Values Changed Making 1789–2013 - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool
    Mínima resistencia - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    L’Œil Photographique - FRAC - Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand
    Der Ungeduld der Freiheit Gestalt zu geben - Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart
    State of Mind: New California Art Circa 1970 - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    Collection - FRAC - Basse-Normandie, Caen
    Last Year At Marienbad Redux - EFA Project Space - The Elizabeth Foundation for the Art, New York City, NY
    Salon der Angst - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
    Momentous Times - Centre for Contemporary Art - CCA Derry, Derry, Northern Ireland
    L mer secrète / The Secret Sea - Onomichi City Museum of Art, Onomichi
    Double Bound Economies - Galerie Thomas Fischer, Berlin
    State of Mind: New California Art circa 1970 - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
    Mécaniques Des Fluides (Naviguer, Transporter, Filmer) - Galerie Cécile Fakhoury, Abidjan
    The Collection As A Character - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
    Arbeidstid - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
    Ulysses, l\'autre mer - FRAC - Bretagne, Châteaugiron
    5th Auckland Triennial - If you were to live here... - Auckland Triennial, Auckland
    Quel Travail ?! Manieres De Faire, Manieres De Voir - Centre photographique d’Ile-de-France, Pontault Combault
    Yes Naturally - Gemeentemuseum Den Haag, The Hague
    Amazing! Clever! Linguistic! - An Adventure in Conceptual Art - Generali Foundation, Vienna
    2012
    Voices of the sea - Musee des Beaux-Arts de Calais, Calais
    Learning For Life - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
    The Voyage, or Three Years at Sea Part IV - Charles H. Scott Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    Trabajo, Poder Y Control - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Doubles Economies - Centre de la photographie, Geneva
    A Balea Negra. X Aniversario Do Marco - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    Des Espaces Autres - La Box - École Nationale Superieure d´Art de Bourges, Bourges
    Busan Biennale 2012 - Garden of Leaning - The Busan Biennale, Busan
    The Hero, the Heroine and the Author. - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
    Number Three. From home to the factory. Works from the Centre national des arts plastiques, France - La Virreina - Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona
    Le Monde comme il bouge - La Brasserie, Foncquevillers
    Atlas Critique - Une carte blanche au peuple qui manque - Centre d'Art du Parc Saint Léger, Pougues-les-Eaux
    Sweet&Salt - Water and the Dutch - Kunsthal Rotterdam, Rotterdam
    Making sense: contemporary LA photo artists - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    2011
    Accorachage - Galerie Traversée, Munich
    Erschaute Bauten - Architektur Im Spiegel Zeitgenössischer Kunstfotografie - MAK - Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna
    Oceans and Campfires: Allan Sekula and Bruno Serralonguee - San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
    All I Can See is the Management - Gasworks, London
    Under the Big Black Sun: California Art 1974-1981 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Site Inspection - The Museum on the Museum - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
    Not For Sale - Passage de Retz, Paris
    The Workers - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
    Foreclosed. Between Crisis and Possibility - The Kitchen, New York City, NY
    Antiphotojournalism - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
    Historias de la Vida Material / Stories of Material Life - Centro de Artes Visuales Helga de Alvear, Cáceres
    SERIOUS GAMES - Krieg – Medien – Kunst - Mathildenhöhe, Darmstadt
    Performing the Document - Galerie Traversée, Munich
    1979, a Monument to Radical Moments - La Virreina - Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona
    Angry - Young and Radical - Nederlands Fotomuseum, Rotterdam
    2010
    The Image In Question. War – Media – Art - Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, MA
    Politics of Art - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
    29° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    Taipei Biennial 2010 - Taipei Biennial, Taipei
    The 6th Seoul International Biennale of Media Art - Media City Seoul - International Biennale of Media Art, Seoul
    Over and Over Again - Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
    Antifotoperiodismo - La Virreina - Centre de la Imatge, Barcelona
    Make It New - Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    Hinter der Vierten Wand - Fiktive Leben – Gelebte Fiktionen - Generali Foundation, Vienna
    Malas Calles - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    How Many Billboards? Art In Stead - MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood, CA
    ... in a most dangerous manner - SPACES Gallery, Cleveland, OH
    Años 70. Fotografía y vida cotidiana - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
    2009
    Identité(s) / Territorialité(s) - FRAC - Haute-Normandie, Sotteville-lès-Rouen
    Liquid Archives – Notes on Relations, Ruptures and Silences - Platform3 - Räume für zeitgenössische Kunst, Munich
    Huésped. Colección MUSAC en Rosario - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Rosario (MACRo), Rosario
    Huésped. Colección Musac en el MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - MNBA, Buenos Aires
    Les Tubes - Le Quai, Angers
    Tiempo como materia. Colección MACBA. Nuevas incorporaciones - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    2008
    Happy Together, an american dream - Centre d’Art Bastille - CAB, Grenoble
    EL ARCHIVO UNIVERSAL. La condición del documento y la utopía fotográfica moderna - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Street Art, Street Life - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
    Taipei Biennial 2008 - Taipei Biennial, Taipei
    DRAWN TOGETHER - Gruppenausstellung - Galerie Traversée, Munich
    Translate: The Impossible Collection - Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
    No Room - Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
    The Way Things are - Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu - CoCA, Torun
    Nicht Alles Tun - Galerie IG Bildende Kunst, Vienna
    Lost Paradise – Der Blick des Engels - Zentrum Paul Klee, Bern
    MATRIX/REDUX - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    Esto no es una exposición - Centro Huarte de Arte Contemporáneo, Huarte
    2007
    In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love - Overgaden - Institut for Samtidskunst, Copenhagen
    Información contra información - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
    Jano - La doble cara de la fotografía - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    MACBA im Frankfurter Kunstverein - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
    Tomorrow - Kumho Museum of Art, Seoul
    Un Fair/trade - Die Kunst der Gerechtigkeit - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
    Existencias - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
    10th International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
    Documenta 12 - Documenta, Kassel
    Tactics of Resistance - Exhibition Centre Constantin Brancusi, Chisinau
    SAMMLUNG - Generali Foundation, Vienna
    In the Poem about love you don´t write the word love - Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
    The California Files - Re-Viewing Side Effects of Cultural Memory - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
    Holy Damn It / On The Urgent Need For Radical Answers - Alkatraz gallery, Ljubljana
    "Reflections" - Galerie Traversée, Munich
    For a Special Place: Documents and Works from the Generali Foundation Collection - Austrian Cultural Forum New York, New York City, NY
    Private Americans in the Political Domain - San Diego State University Art Gallery, San Diego, CA
    World Factory - San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
    2006
    In The Poem About Love You Don't Write The Word Love - Artists Space, New York City, NY
    Peintres de la vie moderne Modern-life painters - Donation - Caisse des Dépôts' photograph collection - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Busan Biennale 2006 - The Busan Biennale, Busan
    ...und so hat Konzept noch nie Pferd bedeutet - Generali Foundation, Vienna
    Fundación Telefónica. Colección de Fotografía Contemporánea - Museo de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo de Santander (MAS), Santander
    Click Double Click - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
    American Matrix: Contemporary Directions for the Harn Museum Collection Part II - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    Los Angeles 1955-1985 The birth of an art capital - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Geschichten, Geschichten - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
    Click Double click - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
    Dark Places - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
    Carnets du Sous-Sol - Michel Rein Paris, Paris
    2005
    ARBEITSWELTEN - Museum in Progress, Vienna
    Looking at America - Galerie Hohenlohe, Vienna
    KRITISCHE GESELLSCHAFTEN TEIL IV - Ressources - Politics of Belief - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
    In-Formation - Jan Koniarek Gallery, Trnava
    Occupying Space - The Generali Collection - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
    Covering the Real - Kunst und Pressebild, von Warhol bis Tillmans - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
    Be what you want but stay where you are - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
    Facing the music - REDCAT, Los Angeles, CA
    heal the world - The Third Line - Dubai, Dubai
    Sharjah International Art Biennial 7 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
    Emergencies - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
    KRITISCHE GESELLSCHAFTEN - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
    Making Things Public - Atmosphären der Demokratie - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    Seducidos por el accidente - Fundación Luis Seoane, A Coruña
    Occupying Space - Sammlung Generali Foundation - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
    DIE REGIERUNG - Paradiesische Handlungsräume - Wiener Secession, Vienna
    La Photographie á l\'Épreuve - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    2004
    How do we want to be governes? (Figure and Ground - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
    SITUATIONS CONSTRUITES - attitudes - espace d'arts contemporains, Geneva
    utopia station: auf dem weg nach porto alegre - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
    De leur temps. Collections privées Francaises - MUba Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing
    L´Ombre du temps - Jeu de Paume, Paris
    How do we want to be governed? - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    How Do We Want To Be Governed? - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Der zweite Blick - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig
    Health & Safety - Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
    U-topia - FRAC - Centre, Orleans
    "The Big Nothing" - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
    Documentary - Fictions - CaixaForum Barcelona, Barcelona
    2003
    Synopsis 3-Testimonies: Between Fiction and Reality - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
    Change of Values. Works from the ARCO Foundation Collection - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló - EACC, Castellon de la Plana
    4 Miradas - Distrito 4 Contemporary Art Gallery, Madrid
    Réalités. Collections sans frontiers II - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
    Histoires Contemporaines - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    fables de l'identité - Centre national de la photographie, Paris
    50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Vigovisións, 1986-2000 - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    Imaxinando espazos, recreando realidades - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
    2002
    Open City: Street Photographs Since 1950 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
    Documenta 11 - Documenta, Kassel
    The Politics of Place - Bildmuseet, Umeå
    2001
    Paradise in Search of a Future – Part II - Cepa Gallery, Buffalo, NY
    Yokohama 2001 - International Triennale of Contemporary Art - Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama
    Antagonismes... - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Trade - Waren, Wege und Werte im Welthandel heute - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
    Procesos Documentales... - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Ciudad abierta: Fotografía urbana 1950-2000 - Museo de Bellas Artes de Bilbao, Bilbao
    2000
    Desert & Transit - Museum der bildenden Künste Leipzig, Leipzig
    Flight Patterns - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Desert & Transit - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
    1999
    Liverpool Biennial 1999 - Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool
    1997
    InSite97 - inSite, San Diego, CA
    1993
    Trade Routes - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Whitney Biennial - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
    1984
    Art and Ideology - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 2

    France
    Michel Rein Paris, Paris
    USA
    Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

    Collections 19

    Austria
    T-B A21 - Thyssen-Bornemisza Art Contemporary, Vienna
    France
    FRAC - Franche-Comté, Besançon
    FRAC - Basse-Normandie, Caen
    FRAC - Bretagne, Châteaugiron
    FRAC - Centre, Orleans
    IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
    Greece
    National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
    Poland
    Wyspa Institute of Art, Gdansk
    Portugal
    Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão
    Spain
    Cal Cego - Colleccion de Arte Contemporaneo, Barcelona
    Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
    Fundación Telefónica, Madrid
    Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
    Switzerland
    Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
    USA
    Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
    Kemper Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
    San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA

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