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Hank Willis Thomas  1976, US

Rank (2014): 628 

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Photography, Video



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Country
USA 114
South Africa 9
Canada 4
Italy 3




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Artist Rank
Glenn Ligon  183 17
Mickalene Thomas  927 16
Xaviera Simmons  1473 13
Mark Bradford  410 13
Catherine Opie  444 13




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Institution
  The Goodman Gallery, South Africa 5
  Goodman Gallery Cape, South Africa 4
  The Studio Museum in Harlem, USA 4
  CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, USA 3
  Jack Shainman Gallery, USA 3



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1976 Born in New York (US)

Lives and works in New York City, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 140  Please report missing Information



until 31.8.
   Bull City Summer - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC Send message

until 15.6.
   30 Americans - Contemporary Arts Center New Orleans - CAC, New Orleans, LA Send message

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to top Solo shows   19


2013
Description  Hank Willis Thomas - Transformer Station, Cleveland, OH
Description  Hank Willis Thomas - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
   Hank Willis Thomas - The Art Museum at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY
   Opp: Other People's Property - Cantor Fitzgerald Gallery (CFG), Haverford, PA

2012
   What Goes Without Saying - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
   Strange Fruit - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
   Believe It - Pinnacle Gallery - Savannah College of Art And Design, Savannah, GA

2011
   Hank Willis Thomas: Strange Fruit - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Hank Willis Thomas - Scouring the Earth for My Affinity - Samson Projects, Boston, MA

2010
   Hank Willis Thomas - All Things Being Equal... - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
   Hank Willis Thomas: “Unbranded” - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

2009
   Light Text - Hank Willis Thomas - Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
   Hank Willis Thomas - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
   Hank Willis Thomas - Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
   Hank Willis Thomas - Visionary Delusions - Georgia Scherman Projects, Toronto, ON
   Pitch Blackness - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Branded - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
   Hank Willis Thomas - - Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, CA (closed)

2004
   Hank Willis Thomas - - Lisa Dent Gallery, San Francisco, CA (closed)

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to top Group shows   119


2013
Description  The Past is Present - Museum of Contemporay Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
Description and image  (Con)Text - Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, ON
   About Face: Contemporary Portraiture - The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
   Katie Cercone's Goddess Clap Back: Hip-hop Feminism In Art - CUE Art Foundation, New York City, NY
   30 Americans - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
   The Protagonist: Narrative & Animation - Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
   Be A Man! - Sumarria Lunn, London (England)
Description  Video Slink Uganda - Apexart, New York City, NY
   10 Years / 10 Artists - Annarumma Gallery, Naples
   When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes - Museum of Contemporay Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
   More American Photographs - Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH

2012
Description and image  When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   united states - Artist's Projects - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
   Things Beyond Our Control - Fredric Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL
   Group Summer Show - Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
   Textual Attraction - Mary Ryan Gallery, New York City, NY
   Caribbean: Crossroads Of The World - El Museo del Barrio, the Queens Museum of Art & The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   En Foco/In Focus: Selected Works from the Permanent Collection - Aljira - Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
   Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art: An International Contemporary Art - Redline Art Center, Denver, CO
   Making History - Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
   Group Show:tête-à-tête - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
Description  En Foco | In Focus - Selected Works From the in Focus Permanent Collection - AMA Art Museum of the Americas, Washington, DC
   More American Photographs - Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
   Hard Targets - Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art - iMOCA, Indianapolis, IN
   Advance/ . . .Notice - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   Question Bridge: Black Males - Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA
   2012 Sundance Film Festival New Frontier - Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
   Question Bridge: Black Males - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Campaign - C24, New York City, NY

2011
Description  The Bearden Project - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   2011 Benefit Auction Preview Exhibition - SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
   In Context - Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA
   More American Photographs - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
Description  30 Americans - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
   Mass Distractions and Cultural Decay - Mason Gross Galleries at Civic Square, New Brunswick, NJ
   12th International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports - Ezra and Cecile Zilkha Gallery - CFA Center for the Arts Wesleyan University, Connecticut
Description  Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection - Tate Modern, London (England)
   Eat Me - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
   Visual Word - Poetry Through Photography - Joyce Gordon Gallery, Oakland, CA
   Streetwise - Elga Wimmer PCC, New York City, NY
   Streetwise - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY
Description  WESTEND - Museum on the Seam, Jerusalem
   Showing... - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
   Harlem Postcards Spring 2011 - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports - Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
   Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
   T_XT_RT - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   T_XT_RT - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
Description  Off the Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art - Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
   Unfixed - CBK - Centrum Beeldende Kunst Dordrecht, Dordrecht

2010
   Huckleberry Finn - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   In Other Words - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   Winter Show - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   Greater New York - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   In Context - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sport - The Art Gallery of Calgary, Calgary, AB
   After 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
Description and image  FotoFest 2010 - FotoFest Biennial, Houston, TX
   Hard Targets - Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
   Posing Beauty in African American Culture - Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
   2010: Searching for the Heart of Black Identity - Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
   An Autobiography Of The San Francisco Bay Area Part 2: The Future Lasts Forever - SF Camerawork, San Francisco, CA
   versus - Hous Projects, New York City, NY

2009
   Black &White - Annarumma Gallery, Naples
   Beg Borrow and Steal - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
   Black Atlantic - ARGE Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano
   After 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy - California African American Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   Off The Beaten Path: Violence, Women and Art - University Art Gallery, UCSD, La Jolla, CA
Description  Unnatural Rubber - The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA
   Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports - Center for Art and Visual Culture, Baltimore, MD
Description and image  Dress Codes: The Third ICP Triennial of Photography and Video - The ICP Triennial of Photography and Video, New York City, NY
Description  Pivot Points 3 - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
   Digging Deeper - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT
Description  Beyond Appearances - Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY
   On-Screen: Global Intimacy - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
   Progeny: Deborah Willis and Hank Willis Thomas - 40 Acres Art Gallery, Sacramento, CA
   Black Is, Black Ain't - H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
   Nation State - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   Progeny: Deborah Willis and Hank Willis Thomas - Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Art Gallery - Columbia University, New York City, NY
   I Want You To Want Me - Marx & Zavattero, San Francisco, CA
   Nation State - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
   Sign/Age Part Three: Fight The Power - Armand Bartos Fine Art, New York City, NY
   Branded and on Display - Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT
   Connections - Jenkins Johnson Gallery - San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Mixed Signals: Artists Consider Masculinity in Sports - Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI

2008
   30 Americans - Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL
   SEDITION - White Box, New York City, NY
Description and image  Black - G Fine Art, Washington, DC
   Mediafacades Festtival Berlin 2008 - Collegium Hungaricum, Berlin
   OURS: Democracy in the Age of Branding - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York City, NY
Description  TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival 08 - TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague
   Facing Race : Four Artists Speak Out - MOCA - Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, Cleveland, OH
   Branded and On Display - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
   Progeny - Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
   After 1968: Contemporary Artists and the Civil Rights Legacy - The High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
   Black is Black ain't - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Branded and On Display - Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA

2007
   Taking Aim: Selections from the Elliot L. Perry Collection - Clough-Hanson Gallery at Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
   Branded and On Display - Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita, KS
   Black Panther Rank and File - Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
   Cabinet of Curious Ties - The Roger Smith Lab Gallery, New York City, NY
   Silhouette - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Cross Sections - 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica, CA
Description  M*A*S*H New York - The Helena, New York City, NY
   Branded and On Display - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

2006
   Kapital - - Kent Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
   Kapital - Kent Fine Art LLC, New York City, NY
   2006 California Biennia - California Pacific Triennial, Newport Beach
   black alphabet - conTEXTS of contemporary african-american art - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
   2006 Emerging Artist Fellowship Exhibition - Socrates Sculpture Park, New York City, NY
   Influenced Identity = I - Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL
   Luxury Goods - Kathleen Cullen Fine Arts, New York City, NY
   Metro Pictures, part two - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
   Metro Pictures - - The Moore Space, Miami, FL (closed, 2008)

2005
   Frequency - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Day Labor - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Description  Propeller - Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles, CA

2004
   Salad Days - Artists Space, New York City, NY

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France

 Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris

Germany

 Galerie Henrik Springmann, Dusseldorf

South Africa

 Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
 The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

USA

 Country Club - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
 Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

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USA

 Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL

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