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    Jirí Kovanda 1953, CZ

    Rank (2014): 333 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 232

    Solo shows 38

    2014
    Jiří Kovanda - Milky way - MMSU - Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art Rijeka, Rijeka
    Jiri Kovanda - Above Our Heads - Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples
    Tunnels and Lighthouses - Wallspace Gallery, New York City, NY
    Jiří Kovanda - I haven´t been here before - The Brno House of Arts, Brno
    2013
    Jiří Kovanda - I Haven’T Been Here Yet - Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw
    Eight Sculptures and One Woman - SVIT Praha, Prague
    Jiří Kovanda - Krobath - Wien, Vienna
    2012
    Jiří Kovanda - In Front of the Museum at Four ? - gb agency, Paris
    Jiří Kovanda - Dos anillos dorados / Palacio de Cristal, Parque del Retiro - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
    Jiri Kovanda - Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok
    Jiří Kovanda Žihadlo - Galerie Zdenek Sklenar, Prague
    2011
    Jiri Kovanda - gb agency, Paris
    2010
    \"Blue things, leaning, found here,\" Jiri Kovanda - Art radionica Lazareti - Gallery Otok, Dubrovnik
    Jiri Kovanda - White Blanket - Wiener Secession, Vienna
    Jiří Kovanda - Galerie Města Blansko, Blansko
    2009
    Jiří Kovanda - Krobath - Wien, Vienna
    Jiří Kovanda - Krobath - Berlin, Berlin
    Jiri Kovanda - Wallspace Gallery, New York City, NY
    Jiri Kovanda - Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York City, NY
    2008
    Jiri Kovanda - Alfombra Rosa - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
    Okna, ryby, pelargonie - galerie 5. patro, Prague
    Jiří Kovanda - Killing The Blues - Galerie ad astra, Kuřim
    Jiři Kovanda - Resistance - DOMINIK ART PROJECTS, Krakow
    Jiří Kovanda - Golden Ring - Galerie Zdenek Sklenar, Prague
    Jiri Kovanda : Two Cushions - gb agency, Paris
    Jirí Kovanda: When I was a little boy, I used to play with girls - Galerie Klatovy / Klenová GKK, Klenová
    2007
    Jiri Kovanda - Galerie Kabinet, Brno
    Jiří Kovanda - Krobath - Wien, Vienna
    Jiří Kovanda - Moravska Galerie, Brno
    Jiri Kovanda VS reste du monde (Tentatives de Rapprochement) - Centre d'Art Passerelle, Brest
    Works and Words - de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
    2006
    Jiří Kovanda - Radši bych byl andělem - Atelier Josefa Sudka, Prague
    Jiri Kovanda VS Rest of the World - gb agency, Paris
    Jiří Kovanda: Vánoční ozdoby - Galerie Jelení - Center for Contemporary Art, Prague
    Jiří Kovanda - Krobath - Wien, Vienna
    2005
    Jiří Kovanda - pictures - House of Art České Budějovice, Ceské Budejovice
    2004
    Jiří Kovanda, Druhá polovina. Obrazy, kresby, objekty z let 1996-2004 - Galerie Šternberk, Šternberk
    1991
    Jiří Kovanda - grafika, kresby - Galerie Mladych, Brno

    Group shows 194

    2014
    Shimmering - Krobath - Wien, Vienna
    Le Mouvement - Performing the City: The City Performed - Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt - Centre d'Art, Biel/Bienne
    Personal (Hi-)stories - Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow
    Neue Wege Nichts Zu Tun - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
    Coming to Reality - SVIT Praha, Prague
    The Disappearance of the fireflies - Collection Lambert, Avignon
    7th New Zlín Salon 2014 - Regional Gallery of Fine Arts - Zlin, Zlín
    A Guest Without A Host is a Ghost - Townhouse Gallery, Cairo
    A Guest Without A Host Is A Ghost - Beirut, Cairo
    The Missing or: One Thing Next to Another - Kunstsaele, Berlin
    Small is Beautiful - Drawing Room, Hamburg
    Art By Te­Le­Phone... Re­Cal­Led - La Panacée, Montpellier
    Intimní interakce - Plato - Galerie města Ostravy, Ostrava
    The Empty Pedestal - Museo Civico Archeologico di Bologna, Bologna
    Il Piedistallo vuoto. Fantasmi dall’Est Europa - Museo Civico Archeologico di Bologna, Bologna
    Report on the Construction of a Spaceship Module - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    2013
    Minute Novels - Stredoslovenská galéria / Central Slovakian Gallery, Banská Bystrica
    Svit - SVIT Praha, Prague
    13th Istanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
    Trko- Trienal Of Contemporary Painting - Kunsthalle Kosice, Kosice
    Space Of Exception - 5Th Moscow Biennale Special Project - ARTPLAY Design Center, Moscow
    Lapidary - Galerie Jaroslava Fragnera, Prague
    Mixed Message Media - Gladstone Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
    Individual Order - KARST, Plymouth
    Film as Sculpture - WIELS - Centrum voor Hedendaagse kunst, Brussels
    Rever Le Quotidien - Manuel De Survie À L’ordinaire - La Brasserie, Foncquevillers
    In a Sentimental Mood - La Galerie des Galeries Lafayette, Paris
    Neo Povera - L&M Arts, Los Angeles, Venice, CA
    IMAGES FOR IMAGES, Artists for Tichy – Tichy for Artists - GASK - Galerie Středočeského kraje, Kutná Hora
    De belles sculptures contemporaines - Centre d’art Le hangar à Bananes - Le Hab, Nantes
    Cinematic Moments - Kadist Art Foundation San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
    The Order Of Things: Kadist Fellowship Show - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
    Inventing a future - gb agency, Paris
    Algunas Lagunas - Proyecto Paralelo, Mexico City
    2012
    Documentation - Galerie NF, Ústí nad Labem
    Art By Telephone - Angers - Bordeaux - New York - Paris / Chatou - San Francisco - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
    Fragments of Unspoken Thoughts - Galerija Jakopič, Ljubljana
    Now Here is also Nowhere: Part I - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
    This Is A Special Blackout Edition! - Kadist Art Foundation Paris, Paris
    7th Liverpool Biennial - Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool
    30th São Paulo Biennial - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    Záhrady maľby - Liptovská galéria Petra Michala Bohúňa, Liptovsky Mikulas
    Artificial Fullmoon - Wroclaw Contemporary Museum, Wroclaw
    Containing The Possible / Main Gallery - Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London
    Paramor - FRAC - Pays de la Loire, Carquefou
    It is what it is. Or is it? - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    From an object´s point of view - Murray Guy, New York City, NY
    Ab in die Ecke! - Städtische Galerie Delmenhorst, Delmenhorst
    A common feeling - gb agency, Paris
    Six Ways To Sunday #03 – Cac Brétigny Reversibility. A Theatre Of De-Creation - Peep-Hole, Milan
    Collaborations & Interventions - Nymphius Projekte Berlin, Berlin
    Collaborations & Interventions - CCA Andratx, Andratx
    Islands of Resistance: Between the First and Second Modern 1985–2012 - National Gallery Prague - Veletržní Palace, Prague
    Foreign Excursions - McKee Gallery, New York City, NY
    2011
    The International - Museum of Contemporary Art Metelkova , Ljubljana
    KONTAKT COLLECTION - Sofia Art Gallery, Sofia
    12 bodů - Galerie 35m2, Prague
    Les amis de mes amis sont mes amis, hommage à Ján Mančuška - Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris
    Impossible Community - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
    35 Years 7000 Kilometres - SVIT Praha, Prague
    O - Green On Red Gallery, Dublin
    The Encounter - Galerie Jan Mot, Brussels
    Ostalgia - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    Rytmika ĆwiczeŃ - Druga OdsŁona Projektu Galicja. Topografie Mitu - BWA Sokol Gallery of Contemorary Art, Nowy Sacz
    Void if Removed - Concrete Erudition 4 - FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris
    Érudition Concéte 4 - FRAC - Ile-de-France Le Plateau, Paris
    Gone to Croatan – Strategien des Verschwindens - HMKV - Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
    Pièces de résistance - Stücke des Widerstandes - Motorenhalle. Projektzentrum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Dresden
    Museo de las narrativas paralelas. En el marco de La Internacional - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
    Berliner Zimmer - Krobath - Berlin, Berlin
    Why do you resist? Forms of Resistance in Contemporary - Arsenal Gallery, Bialystok
    Bob Dylan, Bob Dylan, Boba Dylana - DOX - Centre for contemporary art, Prague
    Médium - Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
    2010
    Words Billboard - Fondazione March, Padova
    Der ideale Ort, um mit der Freiheit unter vier Augen zu sprechen - Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen
    Trailer Park - Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples
    And don\'t forget the flowers - Moravska Galerie, Brno
    1984 - 1995 /Czech Painting of the 1980s Generation/ - Richard Adam Gallery, Brno
    Exhibition of Martin John, Jiří Kovanda, Vladimír Skrepl, 1988 - SVIT Praha, Prague
    moss grows in shadow - amt _ project, Bratislava
    Swagger, Drag, Fit Together - Wallspace Gallery, New York City, NY
    Painting, Process and Expansion - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
    Altruismus: Kunst aus Tschechien Heute - Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn
    Czech Dream - Lucid Dream - DOMINIK ART PROJECTS, Krakow
    Tape it - OUI, Grenoble
    Why do we resist? - Pori Taidemuseo / Pori Art Museum, Pori
    Chemin Faisant… A Walk Around the Block - La Ferme du buisson - centre d'art et de curiosités culturelles, Noisiel
    HIGH IDEALS & CRAZY DREAMS - Compiled by Gerwald Rockenschaub - Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg
    À l\'ombre d\'un doute - 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz
    Both Before and After - gb agency, Paris
    A Part of No-Part: Parallelisms Between Then and Now - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY
    The Nice Thing About Castillo/Corrales... - castillo/corrales, Paris
    Les Promesses du passé - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Che cosa sono le nuvole? Werke aus der Sammlung Enea Righi - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
    WHITE PAPER - Entrance Gallery, Prague
    City Dreamers - Emil Filla Gallery / Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem
    DOUBLE BIND / Arrêtez d’essayer de me comprendre ! - Villa Arson, Nice
    making worlds / tvoření světů - Emil Filla Gallery / Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem
    Monument to Transformation - Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb
    2009
    UFF 4 - Museum of Architecture in Wroclaw, Wroclaw
    Là où les eaux se mêlent - gb agency, Paris
    Where water comes together with other water - gb agency, Paris
    Performance Art Of The 80´s Comparison - Galerie Vernon, Prague
    TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival 09 - TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague
    My Europe - DOX - Centre for contemporary art, Prague
    Pièces de résistance: Formen von Widerstand in der zeitgenössischen Kunst - Kunstmuseum Thun, Thun
    It rests by changing - Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan
    Historical Work - Galerie Václava Špály, Prague
    Július Koller & Jirí Kovanda - Ludlow 38, New York City, NY
    The Death of the Audience - Wiener Secession, Vienna
    Just Around the Corner - La Casa Encendida, Madrid
    Nord, Nord-Ouest - gb agency, Paris
    Gone to Croatan - Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu - CoCA, Torun
    We would like to thank (again) the curators who wish to remain anonymous - Galerie Anne Barrault, Paris
    Monument to Transformation 1989-2009 - City Gallery Prague / Galerie Hlavního Města Prahy, Prague
    FLOWER POWER - Craa Centro di ricerca arte attuale Villa Giulia, Verbania
    Performing the East - Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
    Minimal Shift - Jan Koniarek Gallery, Trnava
    Azioni molto semplici senza uno scopo preciso - Artra, Milan
    2008
    ...no places no frontiers... - DOMINIK ART PROJECTS, Krakow
    The Third Side of the Wall - Moravska Galerie, Brno
    Why here is always somewhere else - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe
    Playtime - Bétonsalon, Paris
    BETWEEN CONCEPT AND ACTION - Galleria Sonia Rosso, Turin
    Eva Kotatkova a Jiri Kovanda: Stains - Futura, Prague
    Moderní a poválečné umění, současné umění, fotografie - galerie 5. patro, Prague
    Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
    Michel de Certeau - OUI, Grenoble
    Kontakt... Works from the Art Collection of Erste Bank Group - Institute of Contemporary Art - Dunaújvàros, Dunaujvaros
    MANUAL CC. Instructions for beginners and advanced players. - Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
    No cage for me! - Muzeum Umeni Olomouc, Olomouc
    Moderní a poválečné umění, současné umění, fotografie - Leica Gallery LGP, Prague
    2007
    WHY DO YOU RESIST? - Forms of Resistance in Contemporary Art and Society - Emil Filla Gallery / Galerie Emila Filly, Ústí nad Labem
    TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival 07 - TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague
    Form Follows... Risk - Slovak National Gallery / Slovenská Národná Galéria (SNG), Bratislava
    Steve Claydon, Jacob Dahl Jürgensen, Jiri Kovanda, Anselm Reyle, Xavier Veilhan - Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
    Intocable (el ideal de la transparencia) - Patio Herreriano - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Español, Valladolid
    Ver bailar. Diálogo entre la danza y las bellas artes - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
    Documenta 12 - Documenta, Kassel
    Prague Biennale 3 - Prague Biennale, Prague
    Form follows… risk - Futura, Prague
    Rückblende. Die Fotosamlung der Neuen Galerie Graz - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
    GALERIE.FOCUS WIEN - Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck
    (in)visible things - Trafo House of Contemporary Art, Budapest
    Tanzen, Sehen - Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen
    Jan Merta / Jiří Kovanda - Johnen Galerie, Berlin
    Some time waiting - Kadist Art Foundation Paris, Paris
    Ketzer & Co. Die Goldene Stadt - Jiri Svestka Prague, Prague
    2006
    tranzit - Auditorium, Stage, Backstage – Eine Ausstellung in 32 Szenen - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
    Kontakt ... aus der Sammlung der Erste Bank-Gruppe - Palais Liechtenstein - Forum für zeitgenössische Kunst, Feldkirch
    I´ve Invited a Couple of Friends to Have a Look - Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb
    Get together - Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana
    Július Koller, Jirí Kovanda - Index - The Swedish Contemporary Art Foundation, Stockholm
    Heretic & CO. - Young Artist from the Berlin - House of the Lords of Kunštát, Brno
    I, an exhibition in three acts - Futura, Prague
    Grey Zones - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig
    GREY ZONES - The Brno House of Arts, Brno
    Kontakt - ... aus der Sammlung der Erste Bank-Gruppe - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
    Office Art - C2C Gallery, Prague
    2005
    1811197604122005 - Galeria Plan B, Cluj
    East Art Museum - Karl-Ernst-Osthaus-Museum, Hagen
    Prague Biennale 2 - Prague Biennale, Prague
    IV. New Zlín Salon 2005 - Regional Gallery of Fine Arts - Zlin, Zlín
    2004
    Cordially invited - in Post CM - Centraal Museum, Utrecht
    Strategies of Desire - Kunsthaus Baselland, Basel
    De ma Fenêtre, des artistes et leur territoire - École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris
    2003
    Parallel Actions: Conceptual Tendencies in Central Europe from 1965 to 1980 - Austrian Cultural Forum New York, New York City, NY
    Wir müssen heute noch an Ihr Vorstellungsvermögen appellieren... - Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne
    100. výstava Galerie Caesar - Galerie Caesar, Olomouc
    281 m² - Galerie Václava Špály, Prague
    2002
    Field of phenomena - solitude of matter/Pole jevu - samota vec - Moravska Galerie, Brno
    Denisa Lehocká, Jiří Kovanda - Galerie Jelení - Center for Contemporary Art, Prague
    Object / Object. Metamorphoses in Time - Moravska Galerie, Brno
    2001
    skupinová výstava: Slepená intimita - Galerie Jelení - Center for Contemporary Art, Prague
    Object / Obejct - Metamorphoses in Time / Metamorfózy v čase - - Czech Museum of Fine Arts - Ceské muzeum vytvarných umeni v Praze, Prague
    Body and the East - Exit Art, New York City, NY
    2000
    The End of the World? - National Gallery Prague - Kinský Palace, Prague
    Aspect - Positions - 50 Years of Art in Central Europe 1949-99 - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
    ÜberlebensKunst - Junge künstler aus Prag - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
    1999
    Structures Transverses / Strukturveränderungen - FORUM d`ART Franco-Allemand, Chateau Vaudrémont, Colombey-les-Deux-Églises
    … And What Collections / … a co sbírky. Přírůstky Muzea umění Olomouc za léta 1985-1988 - Muzeum Umeni Olomouc, Olomouc
    1997
    Art When Time Stood Still - Gallery of Visual Art in Cheb, Cheb
    Between Tradition and Experiment / Mezi tradicí a experimentem. Práce na papíře a s papírem v českém výtvarném - Muzeum Umeni Olomouc, Olomouc
    Art When Time Stood Still - Moravska Galerie, Brno
    1996
    L\'art Au Corps / Le Corps Exposé De Man Ray A Nos Jours - MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille
    1st New Zlin Salon 1996 - Regional Gallery of Fine Arts - Zlin, Zlín
    Art When Time Stood Still - Czech Museum of Fine Arts - Ceské muzeum vytvarných umeni v Praze, Prague
    1995
    Czech art from the 60s years to the present / České umění od 60. let do současnosti - National Gallery Prague - Veletržní Palace, Prague
    1993
    11th International Biennial Of Small Sculpture - Triennial of small sculptures, Murska Sobota
    Landscape / Krajina - City Gallery Prague / Galerie Hlavního Města Prahy, Prague
    1992
    Gray Brick / Šedá Cihla 35/1992 - Gallery At the White Unicorn, Klatovy
    1991
    Performance Art / Umění akce - Exhibition Hall Mánes - Czech Art Fund Foundation, Prague
    Performance Art / Umenie akce - Museum of Art Zilina, Zilina
    1986
    The body in the Czechoslovak photography 1900 – 1986 / Tělo v československé fotografii 1900-1986 - Muzeum Kromerizska, Kromenz

    Dealer Directory 8

    Austria
    Krobath - Wien, Vienna
    Czech Republic
    galerie 5. patro, Prague
    Galerie Zdenek Sklenar, Prague
    Vernon Projekt, Prague
    France
    gb agency, Paris
    Germany
    Krobath - Berlin, Berlin
    Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
    USA
    Wallspace Gallery, New York City, NY

    Collections 6

    Austria
    Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
    Czech Republic
    Richard Adam Gallery, Brno
    City Gallery Prague / Galerie Hlavního Města Prahy, Prague
    France
    Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart
    Poland
    DOMINIK ART PROJECTS, Krakow
    United Kingdom
    Tate Britain, London

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    I Love You, gb agency
    I Love You, gb agency
    Bez Navu (untitled), gb agency
    Bez Navu (untitled), 05-11-1991 gb agency
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    Jirí Kovanda

    Untitled

    Sculpture Cardboard box, metal, wood sticks 25 x 14 x 8 cm (box) Unique piece
    1994

    gb agency
    I Love You, gb agency

    Jirí Kovanda

    I Love You


    gb agency
    Bez Navu (untitled), gb agency

    Jirí Kovanda

    Bez Navu (untitled)

    Collage 29,7 x 21,3 cm, framed 38 x 29,5x 2,5 cm Unique piece
    05-11-1991

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