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Lygia Clark  1920-1988, BR

(Lygia Clarke)
Rank (2014): 368 

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Female
Painting, Installation



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 47
Brazil 42
Germany 19
Spain 14




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Artist Rank
Hélio Oiticica  363 94
Lygia Pape  1087 50
Mira Schendel  1153 40
Cildo Meireles  282 39
Jesús Rafael Soto  365 32




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Institution
  MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Brazil 8
  Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Spain 7
  mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, Brazil 4
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 4



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23.9.1920 Born in Belo Horizonte, MG (BR)


26.4.1988 Died in Rio de Janeiro, RJ (BR)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 195  Please report missing Information



until 30.11.
   Lygia Clark: Tudo Que É Concreto Se Desmancha No Ar – Obras Da Coleção João Sattamini/mac De Niterói - Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niterói, Niterói, RJ Send message

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2014
Description  Lygia Clark: The Abandonment of Art, 1948–1988 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

2010
   Lygia Clark - Alison Jacques Gallery, London

2006
   Abrigo Poético - Diálgos com Lygia Clark - Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niterói, Niterói, RJ

2005
   Lygia Clark - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes

1999
   Lygia Clark - Luciana Brito Galeria, São Paulo

1997
   Lygia Clark - Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona

1964
   Lygia Clark: Variable Objekte - - Studiengalerie des Studium Generale der Universität Stuttgart , Stuttgart (closed)

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2014
   Artevida (Política) - MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Description  Radical Geometry - Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection - Royal Academy of Arts, London
   Tupi Or Not Tupi - Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba
   Liberdade em movimento - Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre
   do it Moscow - Garage Center for Contemporary Culture - GCCC, Moscow
   Solidaridad Y Resistencia. La Historia Del Mssa - Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago
   Zero - Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo
   Vontade Construtiva na Coleção Fadel - mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo
   Permission To Be Global / Prácticas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection - MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
   Acervo Mam: Obras Restauradas - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Description  La línea continua - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

2013
   Zero - Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre
  CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art FoundationPermission To Be Global / Practicas Globales: Latin American Art from the Ella Fontanals Cisneros Collection - CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL Send message
   Formas biográficas - Construcción y mitología individual - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Frieze London 2013 - Alison Jacques Gallery, London
   Brasiliana Installations From 1960 To The Present - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
   12. Triennale Kleinplastik - v - Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Fellbach
Description  Tropicalia Negra - Museo Experimental El Eco , Mexico City
   Biennale di Venezia - 55th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Elles: Mulheres Artistas Na Coleção Do Centro Pompidou - Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB - Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   The Content of Form - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)
   Concrete Remains: Postwar and Contemporary Art from Brazil - Tierney Gardarin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Edge Order Rupture - Galerie Lelong - New York, New York City, NY
   The Temptation of the Diagram - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
   Vontade Construtiva Na Coleção Fadel - Museu de Arte do Rio - MAR, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   Foreign body - Corpo Estranho - - another vacant space, Berlin
   Order, Chaos, and the Space Between - Contemporary Latin American Art from the Diane and Bruce Halle Collection - Phoenix Art Museum, Phoenix, AZ
   The Abstract Impulse: Selections from the Modern and Contemporary Collections - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   La invención concreta. Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

2012
Description and image  re.act.feminism #2 - A Performing Archive - Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona
   French Connection - Galeria Raquel Arnaud, São Paulo
   Weights and Measures - Eleven Rivington, New York City, NY
   Specters of Artaud: Language and the Arts in the 1950s - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Description Museet for Samtidskunstre.act.feminism #2 - A Performing Archive - Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde Send message
   Move: Art And Dance Since 1960s - National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon
   News from Nowhere - firstsite @ the minories art gallery, Colchester
   re.act.feminism 2 - a performing archive - Galerija Miroslav Kraljevic, Zagreb
   Ritual without Myth - Royal College of Art Galleries, London
   SuperBodies - Cultuurcentum Hasselt, Hasselt
   SuperBodies - Z33, Hasselt

2011
   Playing with Form - Dickinson, Berlin
   Playing with Form: Concrete Art from Brazil - Dickinson, Paris
   Playing with Form: Concrete Art from Brazil - Simon C Dickinson Ltd, London
   A Rua (The Street) - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
Description  BRAZIL - Gagosian Gallery, Paris
   Arte latinoamericano 1910 - 2010 - MALBA Colección Costantini - Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
   Move - Kunst Und Tanz Seit Den 60ern - K20 Grabbeplatz, Dusseldorf
   Footnote 6: As Model - Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York City, NY
   Iberê Camargo E O Ambiente Cultural Brasileiro Do Pós-Guerra - Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre
   Gigante por la propia naturaleza - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   Touched: A Space of Relations - bitforms Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   Gebaute Vision - Abstrakte und konkrete Kunst aus Lateinamerika: Die Sammlung Ella Fontanals-Cisneros - Haus Konstruktiv, Stiftung für konstruktive und konkrete Kunst, Zurich
   Move - Kunst und Tanz seit den 60ern - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Mexico: Expected/Unexpected - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA

2010
   Desenhar no Espaco: Artistas abstratos da Venezuela e do Brasil - Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo
Description  On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Abstraction Creation - Matteo Lampertico, Milan
   Move: Choreographing You - Hayward Gallery, London
   The Sounds inside my Mind - Galerie Natalie Seroussi, Paris
   Gran Reserva - Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago
   Primeira E Última, Notas Sobre O Monumento [first And Last, Notes On The Monument] - Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo
   Hélio Oiticica, Lygia Clark e Lygia Pape - Baró Galeria, São Paulo
   VIBRACIÓN. Modern Art from Latin America. The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection - Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
   México : esperado/inesperado - Université du Travail, Charleroi
   Abstraction-creation: Post-war Geometric Abstract Art From Europe And South America - Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
Description and image  Das Verlangen nach Form – O Desejo da Forma - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
   Desenhar No Espaço - Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre
   The Facebook Show - Museum of New Art - MONA, Pontiac, MI
   Emporte-moi / Sweep me off my feet - Musée d´art contemporain du Val-de-Marne MAC/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine
   The Traveling Show - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
   Bense und die Künste - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Tropicália. Die 60s in Brasilien - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna

2009
   Dimensionen konstruktiver Kunst in Brasilien: Die Sammlung Adolpho Leirner - Haus Konstruktiv, Stiftung für konstruktive und konkrete Kunst, Zurich
   Mexico: Expected/Unexpected. Collection Isabel and Agustín Coppel - Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
   Sites of Latin American Abstraction - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
Description and image  When Lives Become Form: Contemporary Brazilian Art, 1960s to the Present - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Emporte-moi/Sweep me off my feet - Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, Quebec City
   Mujer Arte Y Compromiso - Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago
   Mexico: Expected / Unexpected - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
   North Looks South: Building the Latin American Art Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Description  ARTE ≠ VIDA - Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
   The Quick and the Dead - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Neoconcretismo - 50 Anos - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Description and image  "Materia Gris" - Exposición colectiva - Galería Cayón, Madrid
Description and image  Pop Up! - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
   Desenhar Lugares - Group Show - Galeria Marília Razuk, São Paulo
Description  Hot Spots - Rio de Janeiro / Milano - Torino / Los Angeles - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
   When Lives Become Form Creative Power From Brazil - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima

2008
Description and image  Heavy Metal. Die unerklärliche Leichtigkeit eines Materials - Kunsthalle zu Kiel, Kiel
   Katarzyna Kobro/Lygia Clark - ms - Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
Description  The Art of Participation: 1950 to Now - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
Description and image  Collection Agustín et Isabel Coppel, Mexico: Expected/Unexpected - La Maison Rouge, Paris
Description  When Lives Become Form - Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo
Description and image  PERFORMING THE CITY - Kunst Aktionismus im Stadt Raum 60er und 70er Jahre - Lothringer13 - Städtische Kunsthalle München, Munich
Description and image  WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Poética da Percepção - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   Um Século de Arte Brasileira – Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand - MASC - Museu de Arte de Santa Catarina, Florianópolis, SC
   Face to Face - The Daros Collections. Part2. - Daros Exhibitions, Zurich
Description and image  WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Arte Vida: Actions By Artists Of The Americas, 1960-2000 - El Museo del Barrio, New York City, NY
   Time & Place: Rio de Janeiro - Moderna Museet, Stockholm

2007
   New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930–2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Mirada - Latino-americanos do MAC USP no Memorial - Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo
   WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
   Romantischer Konzeptualismus - - Bawag Contemporary - Bawag Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2013)
   The Geometry of Hope - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY
   anos arte como questao - Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo
   Arte e Ousadia - o Brasil na Coleção Sattamini - Museu de Arte de São Paulo Assis Chateaubriand - MASP, São Paulo
   Desenho Construtivista Brasileiro - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   Romantischer Konzeptualismus - Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg
   Beneath the Underdog - Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
   Feedback - Laboral - Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón
   Lo[s] Cinético[s] - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Um Século de Arte Brasileira – Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand - MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador
Description and image  WACK! - Art And The Feminist Revolution - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

2006
   Um Século de Arte Brasileira - Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand - Museu Oscar Niemeyer, Curitiba
   Tropicália - A Revolution in Brazilian Culture - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
   MAM [NA] OCA - mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo
   Concreta 56. A raiz da forma - mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo
   Um Século de Arte Brasileira – Coleção Gilberto Chateaubriand - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   Pincelada - Pintura e Método - Instituto Tomie Ohtake, São Paulo
   Manobras Radicais - Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil - CCBB - São Paulo, São Paulo
   Arte Moderna em Contexto - Coleção ABN AMRO Real - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   Certain Encounters - Daros-Latinamerica Collection - The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Description  Faites vos jeux ! Kunst und Spiel seit Dada - Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen

2005
   FAITES VOS JEUX ! Kunst und Spiel seit Dada - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
   Tropicália - A Revolution in Brazilian Culture - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
Description  50 Jahre - Years documenta 1955 – 2005 - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
   Play! The Art of the Game - Cobra Museum, Amstelveen
   OpenSystems - Rethinking Art c.1970 - Tate Modern, London
Description  L’Œil moteur- Art optique et cinétique, 1950-1975 - Musée d'Art Moderne et Contemporain (MAMCS), Strasbourg
   Diálogos, Arte Latinoamericano desde la Colección Cisneros - MAMBO - Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogota
   Arte Brasileira Hoje - Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
   Através, ou a geometria corrompida - Galeria Bergamin, São Paulo
   Collection Remixed - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY

2004
Description  Cinqüenta 50 - mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo
   Diálogos: Arte Latinoamericano del siglo XIX y XX - Colección Cisneros de Venezu - MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago Chile, Santiago
   Beyond Geometry - Experiments in Form 1940s-70s - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
   Hors d’œuvre : ordre et désordres de la nourriture - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   Diálogos – Arte Latinoamericano desde la Colección Cisneros - Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI, Lima
Description and image  Inverted Utopias: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Description and image  Beyond Geometry - Experiments in Form 1940s−70s - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
   Aimer, travailler, exister - Propositions communautaires dans l'après-1968 - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
Description and image  Aimer, travailler, exister : propositions communautaires dans l’après-1968 - MAGASIN-Centre National d’art Contemporain de Grenoble, Grenoble
   Brazil - body nostalgia - NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

2003
   Geo-metrías - Abstracción geométrica latinoamericana en la Colección Cisneros - Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales - MNAV, Montevideo
Description  Cuasicorpus - Arte concreto y neoconcreto de Brasil - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
Description and image  Pulse: Art, Healing, and Transformation - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA
   Cuasi-corpus: Arte concreto y neoconcreto de Brasil - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City

2002
   Ökonomien der Zeit - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   Beyond Preconceptions - Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive BAM/PFA, Berkeley, CA
   Les années 70 : l’art en cause - CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain, Bordeaux
   Caminhos do contemporâneo 1952-2002 - Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, RJ

2001
Description and image  Brazil - Body & Soul - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   Brazil: Modern to Contemporary - Frederico Seve Gallery - Latincollector, New York City, NY
   7th International İstanbul Biennial 2001 - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
   Experiment / Experiência: Art in Brazil 1958–2000 - Modern Art Oxford, Oxford
   Más allá de los preconceptos - El experimento de los sesenta - MAMBA - Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
   Bienal 50 Anos - Núcleo histórico - Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo
   Tentatives d`évasion I - Galerie de France, Paris

2000
   Versiones del Sur: Cinco propuestas en torno al arte en América. F[r]icciones - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Versiones del Sur: Cinco propuestas en torno al arte en América. Heterotopías. Medio siglo sin-lugar: 1918-1968 - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianSéculo XX: Arte do Brasil - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message
Description  Global Conceptualism - Points of Origin, 1950s-1980s - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
   Vivências - Lebenserfahrung - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)
   Art concret - Espace de l’art concret, Mouans Sartoux
Description and image  Continental Shift - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen

1999
Description  The Experimental Exercise of Freedom: Clark, Gego, Goeritz, Oiticica and Schende - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Third International Biennial Exhibition: Looking For A Place - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   SITE Santa Fe's Third International Biennial - Looking for a place - SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, NM
   Global Conceptualism: Points of Origin 1950s–1980s - Queens Museum of Art (QMA), New York City, NY
   out of actions - Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo

1998
   Spectacular Optical - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
   Arte y acción - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
   out of actions - Aktionismus, Body Art & Performances 1949-1979 - Museum für angewandte Kunst (MAK), Vienna
Description  Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

1997
   1. Bienal do Mercosul - Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre
   documenta X - Documenta, Kassel

1994
   22° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

1993
   Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1989
   Arte en Iberoamérica 1820-1980 - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   20° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

1988
   Brazil Projects - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

1970
   Multiples By Unlimited - Arnolfini, Bristol

1967
  Lisson GalleryLi Yuan-Chia, David Medella, Mira Schendel, Lygia Clark - Lisson Gallery, London Send message

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Brazil

 Galeria Jean Boghici, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
 Galeria de Arte Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
 Galeria Toulouse, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
 Almeida & Dale Galeria de Arte, São Paulo
 Ricardo Camargo Galeria, São Paulo
 James Lisboa Escritório de Arte, São Paulo

United Kingdom

 Austin/Desmond Fine Art, London
 Alison Jacques Gallery, London

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Argentina

 MALBA Colección Costantini - Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

Brazil

 Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Niterói, Niterói, RJ
 MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
 mam - Museu de Arte Moderna de São Paulo, São Paulo
 Museu de Arte Contemporânea da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo

Chile

 Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago

France

 Musée des Beaux-Arts de Nantes, Nantes
 Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

Japan

 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art - Kanazawa, Kanazawa

Switzerland

 Daros Latinamerica, Zurich

USA

www.cifo.orgCIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL eMail
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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