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Zwelethu Mthethwa 1960, ZA

Rank (2016): 1719 -

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  • Public exhibitions (Selection) 193

    Ongoing group exhibitions 1

    until 28 Aug 2016
    African Art Against the State - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA

    Solo shows 23

    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
    Sugar Cane (2003-2007) - John Hope Franklin Center, Duke University, Durham, NC
    2011
    New works - Brundyn + Gonsalves, 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 + Gonsalves, 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
    Zwelethu Mthethwa - Sacred homes - Galeria Oliva Arauna, Madrid

    Group shows 170

    2016
    Art from Elsewhere - International Contemporary Art from UK Galleries - Towner, Eastbourne
    2015
    Arquitecturas Y Espacios En La Colección RAC - CentroCentro Cibeles, Madrid
    Arte contemporânea na Coleção Sindika Dokolo - You Love Me, You Love Me Not - Municipal Gallery Almeida Garrett, Porto
    La La La Human Steps - Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam
    2014
    Fotografie: International - Video, Mixed Media - Daimler Art Collection, Stuttgart
    Global Groove 1973/2012 - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL
    Private Eye: Allen G. Thomas Jr. Photography Collection - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
    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
    Distance and Desire: Encou nters with the African Archive - The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm
    Good Health: Impilo Engcono - Brundyn + Gonsalves, Cape Town
    2012
    No Borders - Arnolfini, Bristol
    The progress of love - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
    Particulars / Third Room - Christine König Galerie, Vienna
    Global Grove 1973/2012 - Broad Art Museum, East Lansing
    Africa - Photographs and Video from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Edison College - Lee County Campus, 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
    About Face - Pier 24 Photography, San Francisco, CA
    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 + Gonsalves, Cape Town
    Implemented Environments - Brundyn + Gonsalves, 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
    Rencontres Picha - Biennale De Lubumbashi - Rencontres Picha - Biennale de Lubumbashi, Lubumbashi
    Darkroom: Photography and New Media in South Africa since 1950 - Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA
    Un Rêve Utile: Photographie Africaine 1960-2010 - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
    The Mechanics and Mysteries of Perception - Brundyn + Gonsalves, 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
    Becoming: Photographs From The Wedge Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, MI
    So Close So Far Away - H+F Collection - Museum het Domein, Sittard
    Snap Judgments - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
    V Bienal de Sao Tome e Principe - CIAC - Centro Internacional de Arte e Cultura de São Tomé, 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 CS, Amsterdam
    Entre Nous / Between Ourselves / Phakathi Kwethu - Brundyn + Gonsalves, Cape Town
    2nd Arts in Marrakech International Biennale - Marrakech Biennale Association, 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 - Centre rhénan d'art contemporain, Altkirch
    Juicios instantáneos - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
    2006
    Trienal de Luanda 2007 - Escritório Executivo da 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 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 - 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 - National Gallery Prague Palais Sternberk, Prague
    51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
    Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a 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, Washington, DC
    Africa Remix – Contemporary Art of a Continent - Hayward Gallery, London
    The Whole World is Rotten: Free Radicals and the Gold Coast Slave Castles of Paa Joe - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY
    2004
    Ipermercato dell'arte. Il consumo contestato - Complesso Museale di Santa Maria della Scala, Siena
    The DaimlerChrysler Collection - South African National 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 - Cnr Schoeman and Wessels Str, Pretoria
    Postkort fra Cuba - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
    Exposition Collective - Corps en état... - Eric RODRIGUE & Eric DEREUMAUX, Paris
    2003
    Photography, Video, Mixed Media - Neuerwerbungen 2002/2003 - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin
    Change of Values. Works from the ARCO Foundation Collection - EACC - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana
    8. Bienal de La Habana - Centro de Arte Contemporáneo Wifredo Lam, 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 - Villa Croce Museo d´Arte Contemporanea, Genoa
    Prague Biennale 1 - Karlin Hall, 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 International Art Biennial, Sharjah
    Next Flag - Reexistencia Cultural Generalizada - BPS22 - Musée d'art de la Province de Hainaut, Charleroi
    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 - CCA7 - Fernandes Industrial Centre, 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 - Complesso Museale di Santa Maria della Scala, 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 - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    Fun Five Fun Story - Five international artists from Africa - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
    PICAF 2000 - Busan City Hall, Busan
    Translation/Seduction/Displacement - Institute of Contemporary Art at Main 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
    South Meets West - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
    TRANSLATION/SEDUCTION/DISPLACEMENT - White Box, New York City, NY
    1999
    Shirin Neshat - Zwelethu Mthethwa - La Galleria di Piazza San Marco, 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 - SITE Santa Fe Biennial, 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 Gallery, Cape Town
    Yesterday Begins Tomorrow - 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
    In Toto Gallery, Johannesburg
    David Krut Projects - Johannesburg, Johannesburg
    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
    Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), Léon
    USA
    Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
    The Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Village, OH
    New Museum, New York City, NY
    National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
    Last update: 01 Jul 2016

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