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Sam Durant  1961, US

Rank (2014): 409 – 

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USA 96
France 17
Germany 17
Italy 16
United Kingdom 13

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Mike Kelley  17 25
Dave Muller  1924 23
Dan Graham  22 20
Monica Bonvicini  229 19

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  Blum & Poe, USA 16
  Paula Cooper Gallery, USA 9
  Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, France 6
  Galleria Emi Fontana, Italy 4

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1961 Born in Seattle, WA (US)

Lives and works in Los Angeles

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 205  Please report missing Information

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   Damage Control - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg Send message


until 24.8.
   Mound City - Laumeier Sculpture Park, Saint Louis, MO Send message

until 26.5.
Description and image  Damage Control - Art and Destruction Since 1950 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC Send message

until 4.5.
   Il Classico nell’Arte - GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo Send message

until 27.4.
   Le Futur Commence Ici - FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque Send message


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   Sam Durant - Proposal for Public Fountain - Sadie Coles HQ, London (England)
   Sam Durant. La Stessa Storia - MACRO Museo d´Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome

   Radici - Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin

Description  Sam Durant - Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin
   Sam Durant - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   Sam Durant - Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, Paris

   Sam Durant: History Never Ends, I Hate to Bother You - Sadie Coles HQ, London (England)
   Sam Durant - Dead Labor Day - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

   Sam Durant - This is freedom? - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

   Sam Durant - End White Supremacy - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Sam Durant - Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, Paris

   Sam Durant - Sadie Coles HQ, London (England)
   Sam Durant - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Sam Durant - Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Sam Durant - Scenes from the Pilgrim Story: Myths, Massacres and Monuments - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

   Sam Durant - - Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan (closed)

   Sam Durant - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Sam Durant - Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, Paris
   Color Pictures - Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, BC

   Sam Durant - Involved - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   Sam Durant - We Are All Outlaws in the Eyes of Amerika - - Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan (closed)

   SAM DURANT - Union Gallery, London (England)
Description  Sam Durant - Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf

   Sam Durant - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   Sam Durant - Color Pictures - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   Sam Durant - INOVA - Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI
   Sam Durant / Matrix 147 - The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT

   Sam Durant - Tomio Koyama Gallery - Tokyo, Tokyo
   Sam Durant - Proposal For Monument In Friendship Park, Jacksonville, Florida - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

   Sam Durant : Into the black - - Galerie Kapinos, Berlin (closed)
   Sam Durant - Altamont - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

   Sam Durant - Mdf, Particle Board, Projection, Confusion, Grid-like Structuring - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

   Sam Durant - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA


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   beer - The Green Gallery East, Milwaukee, WI
   4th Athens Biennale 2013 - Agora - Athens Biennial, Athens
   The Present Order is the Disorder of the Future - Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve
Description and image  The System of Objects - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   The Hunter And The Factory - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Turn off the Sun: Selections from la Colección Jumex - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   Farbe bekennen – Was Kunst macht - MARTa Herford, Herford
   Give Piece A Chance - Le Grand Café - Centre d'art contemporain de Saint-Nazaire, Saint-Nazaire

   So, This is Christmas - Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris
   Seuls quelques fragments de nous toucheront quelques fragments d’autrui - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris
   Eight Sculptors 2012 - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Stem Terug! Vote Back! - de Appel arts centre, Amsterdam
   When Does Something Become Something Else? - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
Description  Animal Spirits - DESTE Project Space Slaughterhouse Hydra, Hydra
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
   Prospect 2012 - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
Description and image Pippy Houldsworth GallerySweethearts - Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London (England) Send message
   Spelling The Image - Marc Jancou Contemporary, New York City, NY
   Shake 'n' Bake, A Group Show - Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, Paris

   The Walls That Divide Us - Apexart, New York City, NY
   Da Cartografia do Poder aos Itinerários do Saber - Museu da Ciência, Coimbra
   Agitated Histories - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   Mass Distractions and Cultural Decay - Mason Gross Galleries at Civic Square, New Brunswick, NJ
   Carolina Collects: 150 Years of Modern and Contemporary Art from Alumni Collections - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   The Object of Observation - Johnen Galerie, Berlin
   Pieces - Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
   The Workers - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
   Locations - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Keeping it Real: An Exhibition in 4 Acts: Act 4: Material Intelligence - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (England)
Description  The Smithson Effect - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
   Drawn from Photography - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY
   Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY

Description  To the Arts, Citizens! - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
   James Ensor - Hareng Saur: Ensor et l'art contemporain - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
   Inquiring Eyes: Greensboro Collects Art - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Destrøy Design - Aarhus Kunstbygning - Center for Contemporary Art, Aarhus
   Endless Bummer / Surf Elsewhere - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
Description  XIV Biennale Internazionale di Scultura di Carrara - Biennale di Sculture di Carrara, Carrara
   11. Triennale Kleinplastik - Larger Than Life - Stranger Than Fiction - Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Fellbach
   Kurt - Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
   Earthworks: Robert Smithson, Sam Durant, and Mary Brogger - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Destroy Design - MUDAC - Musée de design es d`arts appliques contemporains, Lausanne
   First Nations/Second Nature - Audain Gallery - Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, BC
   Neugierig? Kunst des 21. Jahrhunderts aus privaten Sammlungen - Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn

   Photography - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  MOCA´s First Thirty Years - MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
   Zwischenzonen - La Colección Jumex, Mexiko - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
Description  The Old, Weird America: Folk Themes in Contemporary Art - Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
   15th Anniversary Inaugural Exhibition - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   DRAWINGS - Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, Paris
Description  The Old, Weird America: Folk Themes in Contemporary Art - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
   Schere - Stein - Papier - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
   Loaded - Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Be sure to attend very carefully to what I have to say to you - Fri Art - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Fribourg
   La nada y el ser - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Selective Knowledge - ITYS - Institute of Contemporary Art and Thought, Athens
   1999 - 10 Year Anniversary Show - China Art Objects Galleries, Los Angeles, CA
   Commentary - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Regift - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY
   OFF THE WALL - Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York City, NY

   Entropie zu Hause - Schürmann Berlin, Berlin
   La invención de lo cotidiano - Museo Nacional de Arte - MUNAL, Mexico City
Description and image  2008 California Biennial - California Pacific Triennial, Newport Beach
   OURS: Democracy in the Age of Branding - Sheila C. Johnson Design Center, New York City, NY
   Rock My Religion 1 - DA2 - Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca
   Signs Of The Time - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Since we last spoke about monuments - Stroom Den Haag, The Hague
   Close Encounters: Facing the Future - American University Museum at the Katzen Arts Center, Washington, DC
Description and image  8 Bienal de Arte Panama 2008 - - Bienal de Arte Panama, Panama City (closed)
   A Sorry Kind of Wisdom - Perry Rubenstein Gallery - 527 West 23 Street, New York City, NY
Description and image  16th Biennale of Sydney - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   The Old, Weird America - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   AFTERNOON OF A DUESSELDORF FAUN II - Galerie Andreas Brüning, Dusseldorf
   Selective Knowledge - The National Bank of Greece Cultural Foundation - Eynard Mansion, Athens
   Working History - The Douglas F. Cooley Memorial Art Gallery, Portland, OR

   XMAS HYSTERIA - - Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan (closed)
   Unmonumental: The Object In The 21st Century - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Ohio - Gahlberg Gallery at the McAninch Arts Center, Glen Ellyn, IL
   Words Fail Me - Museum of Contemporay Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
   Been Up So Long It Looks Like Down To Me - Presentation House Gallery - PHG, North Vancouver, BC
   Makers and Modelers: Works in Ceramic - Gladstone Gallery - New York - 24th Street, New York City, NY
   Sculptors' Drawings - Angles Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   Black Panther Rank and File - Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
   Visiones del paraiso - Utopias, Distopias, Heterotopias - Espacio 1414, Santurce
Description and image  Darling, take Fountain - Kalfayan Galleries - Athen, Athens
   Memorial to the Iraq War - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   Timer 01 - Triennale Bovisa, Milan
   White - Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York City, NY
   Panic Room - Works from The Dakis Joannou Collection - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   Sam Durant, Robert Heinecken, Lee Lozano, Cady Noland and Richard Prince - Rowley Kennerk Gallery, Chicago, IL

   Demolition - Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
Description  Busan Biennale 2006 - The Busan Biennale, Busan
   sali sulle montagne, ti dico, e mangia delle fragole - ARGE Kunst Galerie Museum, Bolzano
   Steig auf die Gebirge, sag ich dir, und iss Erdbeeren - Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg
   Harlem Postcards - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Good Vibrations - Le arti visive e il Rock - SMS Contemporanea, ex Palazzo Delle Papesse, Siena
   Made in USA - Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris
   Fallout - Cold War Culture - Mitchell-Innes & Nash - West Street, New York City, NY
   Open-ended. The art of engagement - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Black Panther Rank and File - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Draft Deceit - Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo
   Dark Places - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA

   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
   Lynda Benglis, The Center For Land Use Interpretation, Dan Colen, Gino De Dominicis, Jeremy Deller, Sam Durant, Lucio F - Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
   Interstate - Nicole Klagsbrun Gallery, New York City, NY
   Likeness: Portraits of Artists by Other Artists - UAM - University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
   Group Exhibition: Think Blue - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   EN/OF - Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris
   Post no Bills - White Columns, New York City, NY
   100 Artists See God -  Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), Virginia Beach, VA
Description  Getting Emotional - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA
   En/Of - Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve
   L.A. - - Lucas Schoormans Gallery, New York City, NY (closed)
Description and image  Monuments to the USA - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   multiplo_1 - daily endless multiple made recyclable - N.O.Gallery, Milan
Description  Echo/Anti Echo - - Thumm - Dircksenstraße, Berlin (closed, 2009)
   1 Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow

Description and image  100 Artists See God - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
   Central Station, Collection Harald Falckenberg - La Maison Rouge, Paris
Description  Upside Down - Neueingerichtete Räume zur Gegenwart - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
   Baja to Vancouver - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Rear View Mirror - historical memory and contemporary culture - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
Description and image  Sign Language - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Communauté 2 - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
   100 Mona Lisa valent mieux qu'une - Fondation d´entreprise Ricard, Paris
   Communauté 1 - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne
   Drawings - Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, Paris
Description and image  Räume - Arbeiten an einer Geschichte der Gegenwart - Häusler Contemporary - Munich, Munich
Description and image  2004 Whitney Biennial Exhibition - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Likeness - Portraits of Artists by Other Artists - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Playlist - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
Description and image  From House To Home - MOCA Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA

Description and image  Monica Bonvicini / Sam Durant - Break it / Fix it - Wiener Secession, Vienna
   Inaugural Group Show - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   Rendered - Sara Meltzer Gallery, New York City, NY
   Air Guitar - Tullie House Museum, Carlisle, Cumbria (England)
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Imperfect Marriages - - Galleria Emi Fontana, Milan (closed)
   Air Guitar - - Angel Row Gallery, Nottingham (England) (closed)

   A Country Lane - Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
   Air Guitar - Cornerhouse, Manchester (England)
Description and image  Concepts on Nature - Häusler Contemporary - Munich, Munich
Description and image  Out of Place: Contemporary Art and the Architectural Uncanny - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   From The Observatory - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Air Guitar - Milton Keynes Gallery, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (England)

   Record All-Over - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
   Take Two - Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa, ON
Description  New Settlements - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
   After Effect - CAN - Centre d'Art Neuchâtel, Neuchâtel
   Fresh - The Altoids Curiously Strong Collection 1998-2000 - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

   L.A. - Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens
   The Second Annual Altoids Curiously Strong Collection - The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA
   All Things, Everything True - CRG Gallery, New York City, NY
   D - Gering & López Gallery, New York City, NY
   L.A. - - Monika Sprüth Philomene Magers, Cologne (closed)

   About Conceptualism - Neuer Aachener Kunstverein, Aachen
   i me mine - The Luckman Fine Arts Complex, Los Angeles, CA
   Matthew Antezzo, Sam Durant, Dave Muller - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   Other Narratives - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
  Galerie AsbækPOOLS & OTHER OBJECTS - Galerie Asbæk, Copenhagen Send message

   Summary - Galerie Gabriele Senn, Vienna

   Places that are Elsewhere - David Zwirner, Inc., New York City, NY
   Next - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA

   a/drift - Hessel Museum of Art & Center for Curatorial Studies Galleries at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
   All Work No Play - ACME, Los Angeles, CA

   Gone - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA


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 Galerie de multiples - GDM, Paris
 Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, Paris


 Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin

United Kingdom

 Sadie Coles HQ, London (England)


 Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY


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 FRAC - Nord-Pas de Calais, Dunkerque


 Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples


 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


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