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Gabriël Lester  1972, NL

Rank (2014): 963 

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Video, Performance

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Netherlands 33
Belgium 8
Germany 8

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Artist Rank
Mario Garcia Torres  270 12
Jennifer Tee  3974 10
Job Koelewijn  3714 8

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  Galerie Fons Welters, Netherlands 13
  Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Lithuania 3
  de Appel arts centre, Netherlands 3

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1972 Born in Amsterdam (NL)

Lives and works in Amsterdam (NL) and Shangai (CN)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 107  Please report missing Information

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   Gabriel Lester: Habitat Sequences / Secuencias de un hábitat - MAMBA - Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
   Gabriel Lester: The Ears Have Walls - Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai

   Gabriel Lester - The Secret Life Of Cities - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam

   Gabriel Lester: Roxy - Minsheng Art Museum, Shanghai

   Gabriel Lester - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
   Gabriel Lester - Suspension of Disbelief - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

   Gabriel Lester - Rodeo Gallery, Istanbul

   Gabriel Lester: One Man Show - One Man Band - KIOSK, Ghent
   Gabriel Lester. The Last Smoking Flight - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
   A Man of Actions. A Man of Action Returns - Galerie DUVE Berlin, Berlin

   And Now for Something Completely Different - IBID Projects, London
   Gabriel Lester - Bloomberg Space, London

   Sneak launch #1: Lester - Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm

Description  Gabriel Lester - The clock and the clockwork - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
   Buro Leeuwarden: Gabriël Lester - Break North - Fries Museum, Leeuwarden

   The Gift of Gab - - Platform Garanti Contemporary Art Center, Istanbul (closed, 2010)

   Attic - CAN - Centre d'Art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel

   Gabriel Lester - Choreography - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam


to top Group shows   89

   Treasure Island - The Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre, Nicosia
   (In)Constancy Of Space, Collective Exhibition Of Dutch And Croatian Artists - HDLU - Croatian Association of Artists, Zagreb
   Gabriel Lester - Haegue Yang - Follies, Mehrfach - Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
   Folkstone Triennial 2014 - Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone
   The Promise - Arnolfini, Bristol
   The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
   19th Biennale of Sydney - You imagine what you desire - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
Description  2nd CAFAM Biennale: The Invisible Hand - CAFA Art Museum, Beijing
   Marrakech Biennale 5 - Where are we now? - Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech

   The Garden of Diversion - Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, Jiangsu
   Performa 13 - Performa, New York City, NY
   Kahtluse Varjud - Tallinna Kunstihoone / Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn
   Suspicious Minds - Galeria Vermelho, São Paulo
   7th Momentum Biennial - Momentum Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art , Moss
   Biennale di Venezia - 55th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Bourgeois Leftovers - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam
   Sharjah Biennial 11 - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
   BOOKS & CO. - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY

   What Does A Drawing Want? - Beirut, Cairo
   Public Abstraction, Private Construction IV V - Kunstverein Arnsberg, Arnsberg
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
   De Stad 3D - Museum Hilversum, Hilversum
   Blind Cut - Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY

   Sociétés secrètes - Savoir, oser, vouloir, garder le silence - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   De Nederlandse identiteit? De Kracht van Heden - - Museum De Paviljoens, Almere (closed, 2013)
   TV Commune - Nam June Paik Art Center, Yongin-si
   Sweet Dreams (are Made Of This) - Leo Xu Projects, Shanghai
   Tijdelijk Verblijf - Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem
   Geheimgesellschaften - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main

Description, image and works of art  ShadowDance - Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
   On Demand - Tegenboschvanvreden, Amsterdam

   Group Show - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
   The Filmic Conventions - FormContent project space, London
   Discovering Slowness - Chinese European Art Center (CEAC), Xiamen
   Lapses - Fri Art - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Fribourg
   Real Vague - Bétonsalon, Paris
   SLOW MOVEMENT ODER: Das Halbe und das Ganze - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
   Paper Exhibition - Artists Space, New York City, NY

   Fear Minus One - University Art Gallery, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
Description and image  Liverpool Biennial 2008 - Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool
   Wrap Your Troubles in a Dream - - Lautom Contemporary, Oslo (closed, 2012)
   3500cm2 - Art Poster Project - Uqbar, Berlin
   One of this things is not like the other things - 1/9 unosunove arte contemporanea, Rome
   Deep Screen – Art in Digital Culture - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   Call + Response - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
   Biennale Cuvée - OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz
   Micro-State Capecete - Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York City, NY
   Decoder - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius

   Group show with Gallery Artists - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
   STILL HERE: humour in post-communist performative video - Artspace Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   ReadyMedia - Muzej savremene umetnosti Beograd, Belgrade
Description  27th Biennial of Graphic Arts - The Unbound Eyes of Anxiousnes - Ljubljana Biennial of Graphic Arts, Ljubljana
   27th Bienniale Of Graphic Arts – From The Sternens To The Comic Strip - Alkatraz gallery, Ljubljana
Description and image  Contour 2007 - third biennial for video art - Contour - Biennial for Video Art, Mechelen
   De Ontdekking van de Traagheid - KW 14, 's-Hertogenbosch
   Modern Solitude - Group Show - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
   The Last Piece by John Fare - gb agency, Paris
   The first Antechamber - Project Arts Centre, Dublin
   Ready Media - - NIMk - Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam (closed, 2013)

   Being, in Brussels - Argos, Brussels
Description  Busan Biennale 2006 - The Busan Biennale, Busan
   Gabriel Lester, Jordan Wolfson - for four hands - Wako Works of Art, Tokyo
Description  undo redo - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
   2 Heilige Geest - Voorkamer, Lier
   The Urban Condition - - Museum De Paviljoens, Almere (closed, 2013)
   Group Exhibition - Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Antwerp
   L’exposition qui n’existe pas 3 - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva

   Freespace - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
   BMW - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   The IX Baltic Triennial of International Art - BMW - The Baltic Triennial of International Art, Vilnius
   Gothenburg International Biennial 2005 - Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Gothenburg
Description and image  Groupshow with gallery artists - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
   Radiodays, Bandes Originales - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam
   Past/Present/Forward - - BUIA Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)

   Traveling without moving - Trafo House of Contemporary Art, Budapest
Description and image  Olandu biuras - Contemporary Art Projects from The Netherlands - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   This is not a home This is a house - Maison Grégoire, Brussels

Description  Group show - new work by gallery artists - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam
   de inrichting - Stichting Outline, Amsterdam
   Haupt-und Nebenwege - Galerie Christian Nagel - Köln, Cologne
   Models & mavericks - Museum het Domein, Sittard
   Split & Pick Up - Stuk Kunstcentrum, Leuven
Description and image  Group show with new works by gallery artists - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam

   Non Members Only - Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
Description and image  Group show. New work by artists of the gallery - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam

   project 05/10 - Lokaal 01 Breda, Breda
   Group show - Galerie Fons Welters, Amsterdam 4 - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam

   Anarrations - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam


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