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Zwelethu Mthethwa 1960, ZA

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 177

    Future group exhibitions 1

    from 07 Feb 2015
    La La La Human Steps - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam

    Ongoing group exhibitions 3

    until 23 Dec 2014
    Global Groove 1973/2012 - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
    until 22 Mar 2015
    Private Eye: Allen G. Thomas Jr. Photography Collection - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
    until 17 May 2015
    Distance and Desire: Encou nters with the African Archive - The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm

    Solo shows 21

    2013
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2012
    Front Room: Zwelethu Mthethwa - The Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Everard Read Gallery - Johannesburg, Johannesburg
    2011
    New works - Brundyn+, Cape Town
    2010
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Contemporary Gladiators and Brick Workers - Galeria Oliva Arauna, Madrid
    Inner Views - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Brundyn+, Cape Town
    2009
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2008
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm
    Zwelethu Mthethwa: “children Of A Lesser God” - Everard Read Gallery - Johannesburg, Johannesburg
    2007
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Maidens und Dance of Life - Christine König Galerie, Vienna
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Recent Work, Interior and Sugarcane Series. - Galeria Oliva Arauna, Madrid
    Zwelethu Mthetwa - Galerie Anne de Villepoix, Paris
    2006
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Galerie Hengevoss-Dürkop, Hamburg
    Gold Mine Series - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2005
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm
    2004
    Lines of Negotiation - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2003
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Portraits - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2002
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Women in Private Space - Galerie Hengevoss-Dürkop, Hamburg
    2000
    Zwelethu Mthethwa. Sacred Homes – Mother & Child - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome

    Group shows 156

    2014
    The International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias - The International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Cartagena de Indias, Cartagena de Indias
    Transformación - Galeria Oliva Arauna, Madrid
    2013
    Foreign Bodies, Common Ground - Wellcome Collection, London
    Good Health: Impilo Engcono - Brundyn+, Cape Town
    2012
    No Borders - Arnolfini, Bristol
    The progress of love - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    Particulars / Third Room - Christine König Galerie, Vienna
    Global Groove 1973/2012 - Broad Art Museum, East Lansing
    Africa - Photographs and Video from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Ft. Myers, FL
    OC Collects - Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach
    Gaze - The Changing Face of Portrait Photography - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
    The Dwelling Life of Man - Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
    Room In My Head: Staging Psychological Spaces - Gallery 1600 - Savannah College of Art and Design SCAD, Atlanta, GA
    African Photography: For Whose Eyes? - Mandeville Gallery, Schenectady, NY
    La La La Human Steps: A Selection from the Collection of Museum Boijmans van Beuningen - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
    Environment and Object - Recent African Art - Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT
    2011
    Summer Show - Brundyn+, Cape Town
    Implemented Environments - Brundyn+, Cape Town
    Environment and Object - Recent African Art - VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
    The Horse: September 2011 Multiple Views of a Singular Beast - Everard Read Gallery - Johannesburg, Johannesburg
    Biennale di Venezia - 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
    The Dwelling Life of Man. Photographs from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona
    Darkroom: Photography and New Media in South Africa since 1950 - Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
    Environment and Object Recent African Art - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
    2010
    FINE ART 2010 - ARTCO Galerie GmbH, Herzogenrath
    Darkroom: Photography and New Media in South Africa since 1950 - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    The Mechanics and Mysteries of Perception - Brundyn+, Cape Town
    89 Km. Colección CGAC - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
    Always Moving Forward - Gallery 44 Centre for Contemporary Photography , Toronto, ON
    From Wall to Wall. - OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach, CA
    A Collective Diary. An African Contemporary Journey - Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya
    2009
    ARTCO - FINE ART - ARTCO Galerie GmbH, Herzogenrath
    EX NUGIS SERIA d'Afrique et d'ailleurs... - Maison d'Art Bernard Anthonioz, Nogent-sur Marne
    Huésped. Colección MUSAC en Rosario - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Rosario (MACRo), Rosario
    Huésped. Colección Musac en el MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes - MNBA, Buenos Aires
    It Took a While to Find These Things - OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach, CA
    notes from the empire/aufzeichnungen aus dem empire - Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden
    Great Expectations - Contemporary Photography Looks At Today\'S Bitter Years - Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg
    Mi Vida – From Heaven to Hell - Mucsarnok Kunsthalle, Budapest
    Mercedes- Benz Award for South African Art and Culture 2009 - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    Volver - Galeria Oliva Arauna, Madrid
    The Great South African Nude - Everard Read Gallery - Johannesburg, Johannesburg
    International Photography and photo based work - OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, Huntington Beach, CA
    2008
    Prospect.1 New Orleans - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
    Beyond the Familiar: Photography and the Construction of Community - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
    So Close So Far Away - H+F Collection - Museum het Domein, Sittard
    Snap Judgments - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    V Bienal de Sao Tome e Principe - Bienal de Sao Tome e Principe, São Tomé
    Cross-Currents in Recent Video Installation: Water as Metaphor for Identity - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    About Us - Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
    Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN
    Far from Home - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
    Portraits - G Fine Art, Washington, DC
    Planet Africa: Fotografie - Galerie Hengevoss-Dürkop, Hamburg
    2007
    Eyes Wide Open – New to the Stedelijk & The Monique Zajfen Collection - Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    Entre Nous / Between Ourselves / Phakathi Kwethu - Brundyn+, Cape Town
    2nd Arts in Marrakech International Biennale - Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech
    Vision/Revision: Contemporary Art from the Harn Collection - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    Intimate Strangers - Barton Art Galleries, Wilson, NC
    Photographies, Nouvelles acquisitions 2003-2007 - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Brave New Worlds - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
    Weltempfänger - 10 Jahre Galerie der Gegenwart - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
    Apartheid - The South African Mirror - CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona
    Existencias - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
    South African Art: Signs - Danubiana - Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava
    Zwelethu Mthethwa, Miguel Rothschild und Thomas Stimm - Galerie Hengevoss-Dürkop, Hamburg
    Black Panther Rank and File - Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), Winston-Salem, NC
    Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg
    So close / So far away - Crac Alsace, Altkirch
    Juicios instantáneos - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
    2006
    Trienal de Luanda 2007 - Trienal de Luanda, Luanda
    Africa Remix - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
    The Arrival - Two Rooms, Auckland
    the living is easy - Flowers Galleries - Kingsland Road, London
    Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
    Why Pictures Now - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
    Africa Remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
    Facing the past. Seeking the future - Reflections on a decade of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    Black Panther Rank and File - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
    Snap Judgments - New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    Black, Brown, White - Fotografie aus Südafrika - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
    Cross-Currents in Recent Video Installation - Water as Metaphor for Identity - Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA
    The Whole World is Rotten - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
    Conversation with Art, on Art. bauhaus to Contemporary Art - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
    2005
    2005 Remix - Galerie Hengevoss-Dürkop, Hamburg
    Ticket to the other side - Galerie Hengevoss-Dürkop, Hamburg
    BYO - Bring your own - MAN - Museo d`Arte di Nuoro, Nuoro
    Click - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
    IBCA Biennale 2005 - IBCA - International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Prague
    51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    African Remix - l'art contemporain d'un continent - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
    Emergencies - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
    Insights - National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
    The Whole World is Rotten: Free Radicals and the Gold Coast Slave Castles of Paa Joe - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Africa Remix – Contemporary Art of a Continent - Hayward Gallery, London
    2004
    Ipermercato dell'arte. Il consumo contestato - SMS Contemporanea, Siena
    The DaimlerChrysler Collection - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    26° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    5th Gwangju Biennal 2004 - A Grain of Dust A Drop of Water - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
    New Identities Contemporary South African Art - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
    Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
    DAVID GOLDBLATT | SANTU MOFOKENG | ZWELETHU MTHETHWA - Christine König Galerie, Vienna
    Rites sacrés Rites profanes - Kornhausforum, Bern
    DaimlerChrysler Collection for South Africa - Museum Africa, Johannesburg
    The Daimler Art Collection - Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria
    Postkort fra Cuba - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
    Exposition Collective - Corps en état... - Galerie RX, Paris
    2003
    Photography, Video, Mixed Media - Neuerwerbungen 2002/2003 - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    Change of Values. Works from the ARCO Foundation Collection - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló - EACC, Castellon de la Plana
    8. Bienal de La Habana - La Bienal de La Habana, Havana
    Outlook - Benaki Museum, Athens
    8th International İstanbul Biennial 2003 - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul
    Strangers: the first ICP triennial of photography and video - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
    THE GIFT: Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality - Art Gallery of Hamilton, Hamilton, ON
    In faccia al mondo. Il ritratto contemporaneo nel medium fotografico - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa
    Prague Biennale 1 - Prague Biennale, Prague
    Portraiture (every picture tells a story) - Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
    The African Exile Museum - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
    Committee´s Choice - Association for Visual Arts - AVA, Cape Town
    The Gift - Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
    6th Sharjah International Biennial - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
    Body and the Archive - Artists Space, New York City, NY
    2002
    Portraits - André Simoens Gallery, Knokke-Heist
    I ka nyé tan - Centre photographique d’Ile-de-France, Pontault Combault
    Südafrika: South Africa - Rainbow Nation - kunst:raum sylt quelle, Rantum / Sylt
    Southern African Stories - A Print Collection - Caribbean Contemporary Arts (CCA), Port of Spain
    Cultural Crossing - Numark Gallery, Washington, DC
    25° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
    Staging: Janieta Eyre, Julie Moos & Zwelethu Mthethwa - Contemporary Art Museum St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO
    The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
    THE GIFT: Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
    THE GIFT - Generous Offerings, Threatening Hospitality - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
    2001
    New Heimat - Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt/Main
    A Work in Progress - Selections from the New Museum Collection - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
    Trade - Waren, Wege und Werte im Welthandel heute - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
    il Dono - SMS Contemporanea, Siena
    Overnight to Many Cities: Tourism and Travel at Home and Away - 303 Gallery, New York City, NY
    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
    Paris pour escale - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
    Fun Five Fun Story - Five international artists from Africa - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Fun Five Fun Story - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    PICAF 2000 - The Busan Biennale, Busan
    Translation/Seduction/Displacement - Institute of Contemporary Art at Maine College of Art, Portland, ME
    4ème Biennale de l'Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar
    Line of connection - Galerie Mam, Douala
    TRANSLATION/SEDUCTION/DISPLACEMENT - Whitebox Art Center, New York City, NY
    1999
    Shirin Neshat - Zwelethu Mthethwa - Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice
    Third International Biennial Exhibition: Looking For A Place - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
    SITE Santa Fe's Third International Biennial - Looking for a place - SITElines, Santa Fe, NM
    Andrea Busto, Cuoghi Corsello, Zwelethu Mthethwa - Velan Center for Contemporary Art, Turin
    1998
    eye Africa / African photography 1840-1998 - South African National Art Gallery, Cape Town
    Yesterday Begins Tomorrow - Hessel Museum of Art & Center for Curatorial Studies Galleries at Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
    FotoFest 1998 - Seventh International Month of Photography - FotoFest Biennial, Houston, TX

    Dealer Directory 10

    Germany
    Galerie Hengevoss-Dürkop, Hamburg
    Italy
    Marco Noire Contemporary Art, San Sebastiano Po/Torino
    Noire Gallery, Turin
    South Africa
    Brundyn+, Cape Town
    Everard Read Gallery - Cape Town, Cape Town
    Everard Read Gallery - Johannesburg, Johannesburg
    David Krut Projects - Johannesburg, Johannesburg
    Spain
    Galeria Oliva Arauna, Madrid
    USA
    Kyle Kauffman Gallery, New York City, NY
    Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

    Collections 9

    Germany
    Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm
    Netherlands
    Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Amsterdam
    South Africa
    Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria
    Spain
    Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
    USA
    Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    The Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Village, OH
    New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
    National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

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