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Theaster Gates 1973, US

Rank (2017): 770 +

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 65

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 23 Jul 2017
    Colori - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin

    Solo shows 20

    2017
    Tarry Skies and Psalms for Now - White Cube - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Theaster Gates - But To Be A Poor Race - Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA
    2016
    Theaster Gates - Heavy Sketches - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Theaster Gates: How to Build a House Museum - Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, ON
    Theaster Gates - Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
    Theaster Gates - A Tale Of The Power Figure - Regen Projects, Los Angeles, CA
    2015
    Theaster Gates - Freedom of Assembly - White Cube, London
    2014
    Theaster Gates - Retreat - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    2013
    Theaster Gates - Accumulated Affects of Migration - Kavi Gupta Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Theaster Gates - My Back, My Wheel and My Will - White Cube - Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Theaster Gates - My Back, My Wheel and My Will - White Cube - São Paulo, São Paulo
    Theaster Gates: 13th Ballad - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    2012
    Theaster Gates - Soul Manufacturing Corporation - Locust Projects, Miami, FL
    Theaster Gates - My Labor Is My Protest - White Cube - Bermondsey Street, London
    2011
    Theaster Gates: The Listening Room - Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
    Theaster Gates: An Epitaph for Civil Rights - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
    Theaster Gates - An Epitaph for Civil Rights and Other Domesticated Structures - Kavi Gupta Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    2010
    Dry Bones and Other Parables from the North - Bruno David Gallery, Saint Louis, MO
    Theaster Gates - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
    2009
    Holiness: in 3 parts - Boots Contemporary Art Space, Saint Louis, MO

    Group shows 45

    2016
    Question the Wall Itself - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    In Context: Africans in America - The Goodman Gallery - Johannesburg, Johannesburg
    Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art - Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC
    Seeing Round Corners: The Art of the Circle - Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent
    not really really - , Brussels
    You go to my head - Galerie Daniel Templon - Brussels, Brussels
    2015
    14th Istanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
    Thief Among Thieves - Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
    Biennale di Venezia - 56th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia Settore Arte, Venice
    Liberated Subjects: Present Tense - Foundation de 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg
    2014
    Living In The Material World - Materialität In Der Zeitgenössischen Kunst - Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck
    Impulse, Reason, Sense, Conflict. - CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL
    Speaking of People - Ebony, Jet and Contemporary Art - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Prospect.3: Notes for Now - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
    Artes Mundi 6 - Chapter Gallery, Cardiff, Wales
    Experiments with Truth: Gandhi and Images of Nonviolence - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    Variations: Conversations in and Around Abstract Painting - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
    When the Stars Begin to Fall: Imagination and the American South - Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art - The Gund Gallery at Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
    Radical Presence: Black Performance in Contemporary Art - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Living In The Material World - Museen Haus Lange / Haus Esters, Krefeld
    When the Stars Begin to Fall - Imagination and the American South - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    2013
    Radical Presence - Black Performance in Contemporary Art Part II - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art - Blaffer Art Museum - at the University of Houston, Houston, TX
    The Spirit of Utopia - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London
    Labour and Wait - Santa Barbara Museum of Art, Santa Barbara, CA
    personal, political, mysterious - FLAG Art Foundation, New York City, NY
    Prima Materia - Punta della Dogana - Francois Pinault Foundation, Venice
    2012
    Radical Presence: Black Performance In Contemporary Art - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Storytelling As Craft, Chapter One - Kentucky Museum of Art and Craft, Louisville, KY
    Rashid Johnson & Theaster Gates - Twig Gallery, Brussels
    Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
    Feast: Radical Hospitality in Contemporary Art - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
    2011
    Toward the Third Dimension - David Floria Gallery, Aspen, CO
    Summer - Kavi Gupta Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Dialogue Among Civilisations - The KwaZulu Natal Society of Arts (KZNSA), Durban
    Knock, Knock! From the Collection of Paul and Sara Monroe - VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
    Social Structures - Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID
    Instruments of Resurrection - Roots & Culture Contemporary Art Center, Chicago, IL
    2010
    Grain of Emptiness - The Rubin Museum of Art (RMA), New York City, NY
    X-treme Studio - A + D Gallery - Columbia College Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Hand+Made: The Performative Impulse in Art and Craft - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
    Whitney Biennial 2010 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
    2008
    Not Just Another Pretty Face - Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL

    Dealer Directory 1

    USA
    Kavi Gupta Gallery, Chicago, IL

    Collections 1

    USA
    Try-me, Richmond, VA
    Last update: 05 May 2017

    Video Links

    www.vernissage.tv 07 Dec 2011

    A Sermon On Art History by Theaster Gates and The Black Monks of Mississippi / Art Public, Art Basel Miami Beach
    A Sermon On Art History by Theaster Gates and The Black Monks of Mississippi / Art Public, Art Basel Miami Beach- [Heinrich Schmidt]
    VernissageTV, Basel