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Willie Bester 1956, ZA

Rank (2014): 10,001 - 25,000 (detailed rank for members only)

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 49

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 25 Jan 2015
    Cruce de colecciones - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

    Solo shows 11

    2011
    Exhibition: Hourglass Black. Africa In The Collection Of Caam - Casa África, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    2009
    Water - 34FineArt, Cape Town
    Willie Bester - Galleria L'Ariete, Bologna
    2008
    Willie Bester - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
    2007
    Willie Bester - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    Work by Willie Bester - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    Willie Bester: Apartheid Laboratory - Art Gallery of Windsor, Windsor, Ontario
    2005
    Metalized - 34FineArt, Cape Town
    2003
    Willie Bester - Art as Social Document - Studio d'Arte Raffaelli - Palazzo Wolkenstein, Trento
    Willie Bester - Association for Visual Arts - AVA, Cape Town
    1999
    Willie Bester - Studio d'Arte Raffaelli - Palazzo Wolkenstein, Trento

    Group shows 38

    2012
    Forma Sculture - Galleria L'Ariete, Bologna
    2011
    Implemented Environments - Brundyn+, Cape Town
    The Horse: September 2011 Multiple Views of a Singular Beast - Everard Read Gallery - Johannesburg, Johannesburg
    2010
    19th Annual Salon - Rose Korber Art, Cape Town
    100 Prozent Afrika - Dany Keller Galerie, Eichelhardt
    Divisions: Aspects of South African Art 1948 - 2010 - Smac Art Gallery, Stellenbosch
    Divisions - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC), Stellenbosch
    Strengths & Convictions - Nobel Peace Center, Oslo
    2009
    It Took a While to Find These Things - OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach, CA
    Artists from the Rainbow Nation - Studio d'Arte Raffaelli - Palazzo Wolkenstein, Trento
    International Photography and photo based work - OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach, CA
    Opere recenti - Studio d'Arte Raffaelli - Palazzo Wolkenstein, Trento
    2008
    Collection 10 - Smac Art Gallery, Stellenbosch
    Collection 10 - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC), Stellenbosch
    El juego africano de lo contemporaneo - MACUF Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Union Fenosa, A Coruña
    2007
    Collection 6 - Smac Art Gallery, Stellenbosch
    Collection 6 - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC), Stellenbosch
    South African Art: Signs - Danubiana - Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava
    Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg
    TRANS CAPE - contemporary African art on the move - Trans Cape Africa, Cape Town
    Lift Off Part I - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
    2006
    Trienal de Luanda 2007 - Trienal de Luanda, Luanda
    Africa Remix - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    Africa Remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Kiiken zonder Grenzen - Afrika Museum, Berg en Dal
    2005
    African Art Now - Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection - National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
    Arts of Africa - Grimaldi Forum Monaco, Monaco
    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
    2004
    Africa Screams - Das Böse in Kino, Kunst und Kult - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
    Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
    2002
    Absolut Secret 7 - Absolut Voyeur - Association for Visual Arts - AVA, Cape Town
    2001
    Head North - Bildmuseet, Umeå
    Head North. Views from the South African National Gallery Permanent Collection - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    2000
    Faith: The Impact of Judeo Christian Religion on Art at the Millinium - The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT
    1999
    Claiming Art/Reclaiming Space - Post-Apartheid Art from South Africa - National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
    1996
    South Africa II - Tradition in Transition - October Gallery, London
    1994
    Kunst Heimat Kunst - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz

    Dealer Directory 3

    Italy
    Galleria L'Ariete, Bologna
    Studio d'Arte Raffaelli - Palazzo Wolkenstein, Trento
    USA
    Kyle Kauffman Gallery, New York City, NY

    Collections 4

    Canada
    Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
    South Africa
    South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    Spain
    Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
    USA
    National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

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