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Meschac Gaba 1961, BJ

Rank (2014): 1276 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 113

    Ongoing group exhibitions 2

    until 17 Jan 2015
    Chroma - Stevenson, Cape Town
    until 01 Feb 2015
    How Far How Near - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam

    Solo shows 25

    2014
    Meschac Gaba - Museum of Contemporary African Art - Deutsche Bank KunstHalle, Berlin
    Meschac Gaba - Citoyen Du Monde - Socrates Sculpture Park, New York City, NY
    Meschac Gaba: Exchange Market - Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York City, NY
    2013
    Meschac Gaba: Museum of Contemporary African Art - Tate Modern, London
    Meschac Gaba - Le Monde - Stevenson, Cape Town
    2012
    Lac De Sagesse – Wisdom Lake - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    Meschac Gaba - in SITU/Fabienne Leclerc, Paris
    2011
    Meschac Gaba - Souvenir Palace - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    2010
    Meschac Gaba - Museum of Contemporary African Art y mas - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    2009
    Meschac Gaba: The Street - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Meschac Gaba - Museum of Contemporary African Art - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
    Meschac Gaba: Sweetness - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing
    Meschac Gaba - Museum of Contemporary African Art & More - Museum De Paviljoens, Almere
    2008
    MESCHAC GABA - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    Perruques Milan - Artra, Milan
    2007
    Meschac Gaba: Tresses - Stevenson, Cape Town
    MESCHAC GABA - sweetness - Galleria Continua - San Gimignano, San Gimignano
    2005
    Meschac Gaba - Tate Britain, London
    Level 2 Gallery - Meschac Gaba - Tate Modern, London
    Le pain migrateur - Artra, Milan
    Meschac Gaba - Tresses - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    2002
    Bibliotheque - Falaki Gallery, Cairo
    2001
    Meschac Gaba - Museum of Contemporary African Art - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
    2000
    Meschac Gaba - "Spielregeln" - Galerie Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin
    1999
    Salle de Jeux du Musée d’Art Contemporain Africain - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent

    Group shows 88

    2014
    Busan Biennale 2014 - Inhabiting the World - The Busan Biennale, Busan
    THE VALUE OF NOTHING - Tent - Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam
    El Teatro Del Mundo / The Theater of the World - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
    Between The Lines - Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York City, NY
    2013
    A Sculptural Premise - Stevenson, Cape Town
    12. Triennale Kleinplastik - v - Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Fellbach
    When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes - Museum of Contemporay Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
    2012
    People can only deal with the fantasy when they are ready for it - Museum De Paviljoens, Almere
    Biennale Bénin 2012 - Biennale Bénin, Cotonou
    (Re-) Cycles of Paradise - LACE - Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA
    When Attitudes Became Form Become Attitudes - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
    La Triennale 2012 - Intense Proximity - La Triennale, Paris
    Africa/Africa - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
    Cer variabil - Collectors House, Heerlen
    2011
    Connect - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    TRENTATRE - Artra, Milan
    Museum Show Part 1 - Arnolfini, Bristol
    The Global Contemporary, Art Worlds After 1989 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
    Tijdelijk Verblijf - Galerie Tanya Rumpff, Haarlem
    Summer Show - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    2010
    Aware: Art Fashion Identity - Royal Academy of Arts, London
    Body Language - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    The Global Africa Project - Museum of Arts and Design, New York City, NY
    Exhibition Models - Cultuurcentrum Brugge, Bruges
    This is Our Time - Stevenson, Cape Town
    Dialogues: Artists of the gallery - Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    Individual memory in glocal economy - Artra, Milan
    2009
    El tiempo del Arte - Fundación PROA, Buenos Aires
    Saccharum BA - MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador
    Take the Money and Run - de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
    Esposizione Universale - GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
    2008
    Port City - A Foundation - Liverpool, Liverpool
    port city - A Foundation - Liverpool, Liverpool
    Sonsbeek 2008 - Carried Away Procession in Art - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
    Glück- welches Glück - Deutsches Hygiene Museum, Dresden
    Biennale Cuvée - OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz
    2007
    Port City - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton
    Brocken Memory - Ghana National Art Museum, Accra
    Résidents - Espace Fondation EDF, Paris
    Port City: On Mobility and Exchange - Arnolfini, Bristol
    Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg
    Suitcase Illuminated#5 Parallel Economies - P74 Gallery, Ljubljana
    2006
    27° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    Africa Remix - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    A Fiction of Authenticity - Contemporary Africa Abroad - Blaffer Art Museum - at the University of Houston, Houston, TX
    6th Gwangju Biennale 2006 - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
    15th Biennale of Sydney 2006 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
    De Kleine Biennale 2006 - KAAP (former De Kleine Biennale), Utrecht
    Africa Remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Meschac Gaba & Hermann Pitz - Centre d´art contemporain d´Ivry - le Credac, Ivry sur Seine
    9. Bienal de La Habana - La Bienal de La Habana, Havana
    2005
    Global Tour - W139, Amsterdam
    War is over - 1945 - 2005 la libertá dell'arte da Picasso a Warhol a Cattelan - GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
    Identitá & Nomadismo - SMS Contemporanea, Siena
    African Remix - l'art contemporain d'un continent - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Monuments to the USA - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
    Africa Remix – Contemporary Art of a Continent - Hayward Gallery, London
    2004
    Strange Planet - Ernest G. Welch School of Art & Design Gallery, Atlanta, GA
    A Fiction of Authenticity - The Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburg, PA
    Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
    2003
    Les afriques, Lille 2004 capitale de la culture - Tri Postal, Lille
    Grensgangers - Fries Museum, Leeuwarden
    A Fiction of Authenticity - Contemporary Africa Abroad - Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
    Gelijk het leven is - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
    Prague Biennale 1 - Prague Biennale, Prague
    Models & mavericks - Museum het Domein, Sittard
    50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Rijksakademie Show - Victoria Miro Gallery, London
    2002
    Politically Correct? Dutch! - Krinzinger Projekte, Vienna
    Politically Correct? Dutch! - Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
    ARTISTS´ GAMES, PUBLIC`S GAMES - Kunstverein Ulm, Ulm
    Documenta 11 - Documenta, Kassel
    Fekete Fehér / Gondolsz-e ma Fekete Afrikára? - Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
    2001
    ARS 01 Unfolding Perspectives - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
    Gaba, Marzouk, Sooja, Bonde, Kusolwong , Hadjithomas And Joreige - INOVA - Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI
    Mirror's Edge - Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen
    10 years - Galerie Carlier | Gebauer, Berlin
    Locus Focus - Sonsbeek 2001 - Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem - MMKA, Arnhem
    Mirror’s Edge - Tramway, Glasgow, Scotland
    2000
    Mirror's Edge - Il bordo dello specchio - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
    Taipei Biennial 2000 - The sky is the limit - Taipei Biennial, Taipei
    Play - use - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
    Continental Shift - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
    Mirror's Edge - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    WORTHLESS (INVALUABLE).THE CONCEPT OF VALUE IN CONTEMPORARY ART - Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana
    1999
    Mirrors Edge - Bildmuseet, Umeå
    Trouble spot - painting - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
    Unlimited.nl 2 - de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam

    Dealer Directory 6

    China
    Galleria Continua - Beijing, Beijing
    France
    Galleria Continua - Le Moulin, Boissy-le-Châtel
    Italy
    Artra, Milan
    Galleria Continua - San Gimignano, San Gimignano
    Netherlands
    Lumen Travo, Amsterdam
    USA
    Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York City, NY

    Collections 3

    Belgium
    SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
    Germany
    The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm
    Netherlands
    Museum het Domein, Sittard

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