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Berni Searle 1964, ZA

Rank (2014): 2377 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 110

    Ongoing group exhibitions 2

    until 17 Jan 2015
    Chroma - Stevenson, Cape Town
    until 17 May 2015
    Distance and Desire: Encou nters with the African Archive - The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm

    Solo shows 18

    2013
    Berni Searle - Refuge - La Galerie Particuliere, Paris
    2011
    Berni Searle. Interlaced - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
    Shimmer - Stevenson, Johannesburg
    Berni Searle - Shimmer - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Berni Searle. Un Être au monde - 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz
    Interlaced - Cultuurcentrum Brugge, Bruges
    2008
    Berni Searle- Recent Work - Stevenson, Cape Town
    2007
    Berni Searle: Approach - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
    2006
    Berni Searle - University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
    Crush - Stevenson, Cape Town
    2005
    Berni Searle - Bildmuseet, Umeå
    Berni Searle: About to forget - Stevenson, Cape Town
    2004
    Berni Searle - Standard Bank Young Artist for Visual Arts 2003 - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
    Berni Searle: Vapour - Stevenson, Cape Town
    2003
    Berni Searle - kunst:raum sylt quelle, Rantum / Sylt
    Berni Searle/Matrix 202 - A Matter Of Time - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
    2001
    Berni Searle - Still - Axis Gallery Inc., New York City, NY
    1999
    Bernadette Searle - INOVA - Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI

    Group shows 92

    2014
    Perspectives 1 - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa - Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    Public Intimacy: Art and Other Ordinary Acts in South Africa - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
    2013
    Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa - National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
    Novecento Mai Visto - Highlights from the Daimler Art Collection - From Albers to Warhol to (now) - Museo di Santa Giulia, Brescia
    2012
    African Photography: For Whose Eyes? - Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY
    Bullet Wound Boulevard - RONMANDOS - Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    2011
    Conrad Botes With Berni Searle, Wim Botha, Nandipha Mntambo, Penny Siopis, Serge Alain Nitegeka + Sabelo Mlangeni - Turner Gallery, Perth, WA
    Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
    2010
    Darkroom: Photography and New Media in South Africa since 1950 - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    SITE Santa Fe Biennial 2010 - The Dissolve - SITElines, Santa Fe, NM
    Site Santa Fe Eighth International Biennial The Dissolve - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    Contemporary Artists from South Africa - Stiftelsen 3,14, Bergen
    This is Our Time - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Life Less Ordinary - Ffotogallery, Penarth, Wales
    Insight - The Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Art Museum, Port Elizabeth
    2009
    Summer 2009/10: Projects - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Identity: An Imagined State - Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos (CCA,Lagos), Lagos
    Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities - Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
    A Life Less Ordinary - Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
    Rebelle - Kunst & Feminisme 1969 - 2009 - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
    10. Bienal de La Habana - La Bienal de La Habana, Havana
    Self/Not-self - Stevenson, Johannesburg
    Continental Rifts: Contemporary Time-Based Works of Africa - Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    Beauty and Pleasure South African Contemporary Art - Stenersenmuseet, Oslo
    Test Patterns: Recent Video Work From South Africa - SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
    2008
    is it tomorrow yet? - Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
    Helga De Alvear im Dialog mit Harald Falckenberg - Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
    INPUT - Colecção Sindika Dokolo - Museu Nacional de História Natural, Luanda
    Cinema Remixed & Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image since 1970 - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Travesía - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    Alternating Beats - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
    The Messenger - Cultuurcentrum Brugge, Bruges
    On Reflection - Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales
    Cross-Currents in Recent Video Installation: Water as Metaphor for Identity - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    Home Lands-Land Marks: Contemporary Art from South America - Haunch of Venison - London, London
    Obscurum per Obscurius - Tallinna Kunstihoone / Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
    Disguise: The art of attracting and deflecting attention - Stevenson, Cape Town
    za giovane arte dal sudafrica - SMS Contemporanea, Siena
    2007
    Summer 2007/8 - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Bare Life - Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
    Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art - Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
    New Photography 2007 - Tanyth Berkeley, Scott McFarland, Berni Searle - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
    Cinema Remixed and Reloaded (Part I) - Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
    (Re)print - Temple Contemporary - Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
    Da Bauhaus (Agora!) - Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, São Paulo
    Global Feminisms Remix - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
    ISCP Open Studios - International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York City, NY
    From the Vault - Galleria Pack, Milan
    Harlem Postcards - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    TRANS CAPE - contemporary African art on the move - Trans Cape Africa, Cape Town
    L'oeil-Écran Ou La Nouvelle Image - Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg
    2006
    Trienal de Luanda 2007 - Trienal de Luanda, Luanda
    Venice - Istanbul - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
    Photography, Video, Mixed Media III - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    Second to none: Celebrating 50 years of women's struggles - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    SD Observatorio - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
    7ème Biennale de l´Art Africain contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar
    Black, Brown, White - Fotografie aus Südafrika - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
    Personal Affects - Power and Poetics in Contemporary South African Art - Honolulu Museum of Art, Honolulu, HI
    Cross-Currents in Recent Video Installation - Water as Metaphor for Identity - Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA
    Conversation with Art, on Art. bauhaus to Contemporary Art - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
    2005
    PERFORMA 05 - Performa, New York City, NY
    A kind of magic - The art of transforming - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
    51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Mbongeni Buthelezi, Berni Searle and Andreas Kaiser, Werner Mally, Robert Schad - Conny Dietzschold Gallery, Sydney, NSW
    Mbongeni Buthelezi, Berni Searle and Andreas Kaiser, Werner Mally, Robert Schad - Galerie Conny Dietzschold, Cologne
    Textures - Word & Symbol in Contemporary African Art - National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
    2004
    Photography Video Mixed Media II - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    Dwellan - Exhibition of contemporary video art - Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
    The DaimlerChrysler Collection - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    5th Shanghai Biennale - Techniques of the visible - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
    Personal Affects - Power and Poetics in Contemporary - Museum for African Art, New York City, NY
    New Identities Contemporary South African Art - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
    Busan Biennale 2004 - The Busan Biennale, Busan
    The Daimler Art Collection - Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria
    DaimlerChrysler Collection for South Africa - Museum Africa, Johannesburg
    Presence - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
    Artes Mundi 1 - National Museum Cardiff, Cardiff, Wales
    2003
    The African Exile Museum - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
    Contact Zones - Colonial & Contemporary - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Corpo Sociale - Galleria Pack, Milan
    The Space Between: Artists Engaging Race and Syncretism - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
    2002
    The Spice Route - ifa-Galerie Berlin, Berlin
    The Spice Road - ifa-Galerie Stuttgart, Stuttgart
    The Field's Edge - Africa, Diaspora, Lens - University of South Florida Contemporary Art Museum, Tampa, FL
    I.D.OLOGY - Axis Gallery Inc., New York City, NY
    2001
    49th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Head North - Bildmuseet, Umeå
    Head North. Views from the South African National Gallery Permanent Collection - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    2000
    4ème Biennale de l'Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar
    Insertion: Self and Other - Apexart, New York City, NY

    Dealer Directory 1

    South Africa
    Stevenson, Cape Town

    Collections 5

    Germany
    Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm
    Spain
    Fundación NMAC - Montenmedio Arte Contemporáneo, Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
    USA
    Bates College Museum of Arts, Lewiston, ME
    National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

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