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Simone Leigh  1968, US

Rank (2014): 3119 

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USA 40
Senegal 1
United Kingdom 1
Austria 1

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Artist Rank
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  The Studio Museum in Harlem, USA 4
  Jack Tilton Gallery, USA 3
  Gavlak Gallery, USA 2

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1968 Born in Chicago, IL (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 43  Please report missing Information

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   Simone Leigh: Gone South - Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
   Simone Leigh - Code Switch - Wendi Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA

   Simone Leigh - What's Her Face - Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
   jam packed and jelly tight - Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City, NY
   Simone Leigh: You Don’t Know Where Her Mouth Has Been - The Kitchen, New York City, NY

   Simone Leigh | Queen Bee - G Fine Art, Washington, DC

   Simone Leigh - Momenta Art, New York City, NY


to top Group shows   36

   Dak'Art 2014 - 11ème Biennale de l’Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar
   but that joke isn't funny anymore... - Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City, NY

  Driscoll Babcock GalleriesCorpus Americus - Driscoll Babcock Galleries, New York City, NY Send message
   Radical Presence - Black Performance in Contemporary Art Part II - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Njideka Akunyili & Simone Leigh: I Always Face You, Even When it Seems Otherwise - Tiwani Contemporary , London
   Tandem Pursuits: Armor & Ichthyology - Wave Hill, New York City, NY
   All F@*#ing Summer - Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
   in-formal abstraction - (ART) AMALGAMATED, New York City, NY
   fun house - Richard Gray Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

   Radical Presence: Black Performance In Contemporary Art - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
Description  Transforming Function - LMCC's Arts Center at Governors Island, New York City, NY
   In the Making - Roberts & Tilton, Culver City, CA

Description  The Bearden Project - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   15 x 15: Celebrating Rush Arts Gallery's 15th Anniversary - Rush Arts Gallery, New York City, NY
   Evidence of Accumulation - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Weltraum. Die Kunst und ein Traum - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna

   Chitra Ganesh and Simone Leigh: Divine Horsemen - Mason Gross Galleries at Civic Square, New Brunswick, NJ
   Digression - Hendershot Gallery, New York City, NY
   Else - Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City, NY
   Comedy & Tragedy - Marvelli Gallery, New York City, NY
   Playboy Redux: Contemporary Artists Interpret the Iconic Playboy Bunny - The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA
Description  Hair Tactics - Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ

   Herd Thinner - Charest-Weinberg Gallery, Miami, FL
   Rockstone and Bootheel - Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Description and image  30 Seconds off an Inch - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   On the Pleasure of Hating: Love turns, with a little indulgence, to indifference or disgust; Hatred alone is immortal - Lisa Cooley Fine Art, New York City, NY
   Living and Dreaming - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
   In Practice Summer '09 - SculptureCenter, New York City, NY

Description and image  The B Sides - Aljira - Center for Contemporary Art, Newark, NJ
Description  Archaeology of Wonder - Real Art Ways, Hartford, CT
Description and image  intransit - Moti Hasson Gallery, New York City, NY
   Ethnographies of the Future - BRIC Rotunda Gallery, New York City, NY

   Red Badge of Courage - Newark Arts Council, Newark, NJ
   Figures of Thinking: Convergences in Contemporary Cultures - Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA

   Wild Girls - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)

   Figures of Thinking - Convergences in Contemporary Cultures - Richard E. Peeler Art Center - DePauw University , Greencastle, IN


 Dealer Directory  5


 Charest-Weinberg Gallery, Miami, FL
 Jack Tilton Gallery, New York City, NY
 Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, FL
 Wendi Norris Gallery, San Francisco, CA
 G Fine Art, Washington, DC


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