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Samuel Fosso  1962, CM

Rank (2014): 2671 – 

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Country
USA 17
France 8
Germany 8
Italy 6
United Kingdom 5




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Artist Rank
Zwelethu Mthethwa  1031 22
Malick Sidibé  1413 20
Yinka Shonibare, MBE  319 16
Guy Tillim  398 13
William Kentridge  21 13




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Institution
  Extraspazio, Italy 3
  Galerie Jean-Marc Patras, France 2
  Moderna Museet, Sweden 2
  Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, France 2
  CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Spain 2



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1962 Born in Kunmba (CM)

Lives and works in Bangui, Central African Republic.

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 68  Please report missing Information



until 17.5.2015
   Distance and Desire: Encou nters with the African Archive - The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm Send message

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2013
   Samuel Fosso - Purdy Hicks Gallery, London (England)
   Photographic series of self-portraits by Samuel Fosso - National Gallery of Zimbabwe Bulawayo, Bulawayo

2008
   Autoportraits - Photoink, New Delhi
   African Spirits - Galerie Jean-Marc Patras, Paris
   Autorretratos - Daniel Maman Fine Art, Buenos Aires

2007
   Samuel Fosso - Galerie Jean-Marc Patras, Paris

2006
   Samuel Fosso - Extraspazio, Rome

2005
   Samuel Fosso - Extraspazio, Rome

2003
   Photographs - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

1997
   Samuel Fosso - greengrassi, London (England)

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2013
   Summer Group Show - Ronchini Gallery, London (England)

2012
   Le Printemps de Septembre — ŕ Toulouse 2012 - les Abattoirs de Toulouse, Toulouse
   Making History - Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
   Doppio Gioco - Double Game The Ambiguity of the Photographic Image - Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice
   Transit_Salvador - MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador
   Africa/Africa - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
   African Photography: For Whose Eyes? - Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY
   Ladies and Gentlemen! - Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö

2011
Description  9th Bamako Encounters African Photography Biennial - Rencontres de Bamako - Biennale Africaine de la photographie, Bamako
   Daniele Tamagni & Africolor - Danziger Gallery, New York City, NY
   Il corpo metafora di un’esperienza - CIAC - Centro Italiano Arte Contemporanea, Foligno
Description  ARS 11 - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
   Another Story - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Pattern ID - Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO

2010
   BREAKING NEWS. Contemporary Photography from the Middle East and Africa - Ex Ospedale Sant’Agostino, Modena
   Always Moving Forward - Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography , Toronto, ON
   Ruptures and Continuities: Photography Made after 1960 from the MFAH Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   Pattern ID - Akron Art Museum, Akron, OH
   A Collective Diary. An African Contemporary Journey - Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya

2009
Description and image  EX NUGIS SERIA d'Afrique et d'ailleurs... - Maison d'Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur Marne
   The Lens and the Mirror: Self-Portraits from the Collection, 1957–2007 - The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   en todas as partes. políticas da diversidade sexual na arte - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
Description  Unbounded: New Art for a New Century - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ
   This Is Not a Fashion Photograph: Selections from the ICP Collection - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

2008
   Street & Studio. Eine urbane Geschichte der Fotografie - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   El juego africano de lo contemporaneo - MACUF Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Union Fenosa, A Coruńa
   Rencontres d'Arles 2008 - Les Rencontres d'Arles, Arles
   Street & Studio: an urban history of photography - Tate Modern, London (England)

2007
   Tapping Currents: Contemporary African Art and the Diaspora - The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
   Photographies, Nouvelles acquisitions 2003-2007 - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   A batalla dos xéneros - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
   Role Exchange - Sean Kelly Gallery, New York City, NY
   Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg
   Persona - Yancey Richardson Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   BLACK PARIS. Kunst und Geschichte einer schwarzen Diaspora - Iwalewa-Haus, Bayreuth
   Africa Remix - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
Description and image  Africa Remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
   9. Bienal de La Habana - La Bienal de La Habana, Havana
   Masquerade - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   The Whole World is Rotten - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

2005
   46th October Salon - Oktobarski Salon / October Salon, Belgrade
   quasi niente - Extraspazio, Rome
   African Remix - l'art contemporain d'un continent - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Africa Remix – Contemporary Art of a Continent - Hayward Gallery, London (England)

2004
Description  Africa Screams - Das Böse in Kino, Kunst und Kult - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
Description and image  26° Bienal de Săo Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, Săo Paulo
   Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
   Seeds and Roots - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY

2003
   Portraiture (every picture tells a story) - Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA

2002
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

2001
Description and image  The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   The Short Century - Das kurze Jahrhundert der Befreiung und Unabhängigkeit - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich

2000
   4čme Biennale de l'Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar
   Line of connection - Galerie Mam, Douala
   PORTRAIT AFRIKA - Fotogalerie in der Alten Feuerwache, Mannheim

1998
Description  eye Africa / African photography 1840-1998 - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town

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France

 Galerie Jean-Marc Patras, Paris

Italy

 Extraspazio, Rome

United Kingdom

 Eyestorm, London (England)

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Benin

 Musée d'art contemporain de Ouidah, Ouidah

USA

 Bates College Museum of Arts, Lewiston, ME
 The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY

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