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Aleksandra Mir  1967, PL

Rank (2017): 726 – 


Aleksandra Mir, Beauty Free
Beauty Free, 2005
The Saatchi Gallery

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USA 60
United Kingdom 28
Germany 21
France 17
Italy 15

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Artist Rank
Lawrence Weiner  10 19
John Baldessari  7 16
Liam Gillick  101 13
Rirkrit Tiravanija  98 13
Andy Warhol  1 13

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  Gavlak Gallery - Palm Beach, USA 6
  Jousse Entreprise, France 5

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11.9.1967 Born in Lubin, DS (PL)

Lives and works in London (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 217  Please report missing Information

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   Aleksandra Mir - Drawing Room - The Drawing Room, London

   Aleksandra Mir - The Space Age - M - Museum Leuven, Leuven
   Aleksandra Mir - Discoteca - Magazzino d'Arte Moderna, Rome

   Aleksandra Mir: The Seduction of Galileo Galilei - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Aleksandra Mir - Dessins - Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris
   The Seduction Of Galileo Galilei - Mercer Union - A Centre For Contemporary Visual Art, Toronto, ON

   Aleksandra Mir - The Dream and the Promise - Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL
   Il Sogno e la Promessa - Magazzino d'Arte Moderna, Rome

   The Dream and the Promise - Galería Joan Prats, Barcelona
   Aleksandra Mir - Triumph - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
   Aleksandra Mir - Plane Landing in Zurich and Paris - Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris

Description and image  Aleksandra Mir - Mandalas and Incense holders - Galeria Miguel Nabinho - Lisboa 20, Lisbon
   White House/Black Power/Purple Heart/Agent Orange/Green Thumb/Blue Devils - Mary Boone Gallery, New York City, NY
Description The Saatchi GalleryALEKSANDRA MIR: NEWSROOM / PROJECT ROOM - The Saatchi Gallery, London Send message

   A Retrospective of Printed Matter - Printed Matter, New York City, NY
   Newsroom 1986-2000 - Mary Boone Gallery, New York City, NY

   Aleksandra Mir: Organized Movement – A Video Diary - The Power Plant, Toronto, ON
   The Meaning of Flowers - Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL
Description  Aleksandra Mir - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
   Aleksandra Mir - Living & Loving No. 3 - White Columns, New York City, NY
   Aleksandra Mir - Mouvement Organisé - Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris

   Aleksandra Mir - WELCOME Sometimes - greengrassi, London
   Aleksandra Mir - Aeropuerto - Galería Joan Prats, Barcelona
   Aleksandra Mir - Donation Baloise - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
   Alexandra Mir - The world from above - Galeria Miguel Nabinho - Lisboa 20, Lisbon
   The Most Beautiful Thing Today - White Columns, New York City, NY
   Aleksandra Mir : New Designs: Birth, Death and Abortion - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY

   Aleksandra Mir - NAMING TOKYO (Part III) - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
   Aleksandra Mir: The World From Above - greengrassi, London

   Aleksandra Mir - The Big Umbrella - Jousse Entreprise, Paris
   Aleksandra Mir - Naming Tokyo Part II - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY
   Aleksandra Mir: Plane Landing - Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire
Description and image  Aleksandra Mir - "Welcome Back to Earth" - Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen

   First Woman on The Moon - Casco, Utrecht

   Oriental Nights - Gavin Brown's Enterprise, New York City, NY

   Installation: Aleksandra Mir - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY


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Description and image  Drawing Biennial 2017 - The Drawing Room, London
   LIfe. A Manual - Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

   Freundschaftsspiel Istanbul : Freiburg - Museum für Neue Kunst, Freiburg
   Art from Elsewhere - International Contemporary Art from UK Galleries - Towner, Eastbourne

   Drawings from the Ringier Collection Chapter I - Villa Flora Winterthur - Sammlung Hahnloser, Winterthur
Description and image  Drawing Now: 2015 - Albertina, Vienna
   America Is Hard to See - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Meisterzeichnungen - 100 Jahre Grafische Sammlung - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
   An Earthquake at the Racetracks - Museo de la Ciudad de Querétaro, Querétaro, Qro

Description  They Used To Call It The Moon - BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
   Manifest Intention. Drawing in all its forms and languages - Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin
   Wish You Were Here - The Atkinson, Southport
   They Used to Call it the Moon - Baltic 39, Newcastle upon Tyne
   They Used to Call it the Moon - BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art, Gateshead
   Resonance(s) - Maison Particulière Art Center, Brussels
   Who Shall Deliver Us From the Greeks and Romans? - Galeri Mana, Istanbul
   International Women’S Day - Artworks From The Collection Of Slava Nakovska And Nedko Solakov - Ata Center / ICA-Sofia - The Institute of Contemporary Art, Sofia
   Amerika - Camberwell Space, London

   Aleksandra Mir & Andy Warhol: The Meaning of Flowers & Wild Raspberries - Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL
   Urbanea - Sala Sacma – Sala per a l’Art i Cultura Manacor, Manacor
   Party with us. Ten years after - Francesco Pantaleone Arte Contemporanea, Palermo
   9th Mercosul Biennial 2013 Porto Alegre Brazil - Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre
Description  The Collection - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
   Souvenir - Galerie Emmanuel Perrotin - Paris, Paris
   Arte de comportamiento e imágenes sociales del cuerpo - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
   An Artist Collecting Art - Vestfossen Kunstlaboratorium, Vestfossen
   Monuments - Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore, Co. Waterford
   Dreams of Reason. Highlights of the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Collection - CoCA - Centre of Contemporary Art Torun, Torun

   Artandpress Kunst. Wahrheit. Wirklichkeit. - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Situation(s) [48°47’34’’ N / 2°23’14’’ E] - Musée d´art contemporain du Val-de-Marne MAC/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine
   The Artists’ Postcard Show - Spike Island, Bristol
   Lugares en pérdida - Centro Huarte de Arte Contemporáneo, Huarte
Description  Artandpress - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
Description  Print/Out - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Campaign - C24, New York City, NY

   IL BELPAESE DELL’ARTE. Etiche ed Estetiche della Nazione - GAMeC - Galleria d´Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
   Camulodunum - firstsite @ the minories art gallery, Colchester
   the Avantgarde: Specters of the Nineties - Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
   Playing the City 3 - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
   Once Upon a Time: Fantastic Narratives in Contemporary Video - - Deutsche Guggenheim, Berlin (closed, 2013)
   now my garden is gone - Galería Joan Prats, Barcelona
   Paperwork - Galerie Laurent Godin, Paris
   Regress/Progess -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
   Cool Videos for a Hot Florida Summer - Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL
   THE LAST FIRST DECADE - Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão
   Weltraum. Die Kunst und ein Traum - Museumsquartier, Vienna
   The Luxury of Dirt - galerie bob van orsouw, Zurich
   Aphasic Disturbance - Chelsea College of Art and Design, London

   Five Year Anniversary Exhibition - Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL
Description  The Last Newspaper - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Metropolis - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
   2010 01 SJ Biennial - - ZERO1 Biennial, San Jose, CA (closed)
Description and image  Action Field Kodra 2010 - Action Field Kodra, Thessaloniki
   Retro-Tech - San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
   Endless Bummer / Surf Elsewhere - Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, CA
   Christmas in July - - Yvon Lambert - New York, New York City, NY (closed, 2011)
   GLÜCK_happens - Palais Stutterheim, Erlangen
   Nosotras - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
   Face your demons - Milliken, Stockholm
   e-flux video rental - Fondazione Giuliani, Rome
Description and image  "Horizont" - Galeria Miguel Nabinho - Lisboa 20, Lisbon
   In-Book/Out-Book/If-Book - Museo della Città, Perugia
   The Traveling Show - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   So Be It: Interventions in Printed Matter - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY
   unbound thoughts - James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
Description  Star City - The Future Under Communism - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
   Catch Me! - Geschwindigkeit fassen - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz
Description  Things that ony an artist can do - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
   You Can Heal Your Life! - Circus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

Description and image  GAGARIN The Artists in their Own Words - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
Description  Dance in My Experience - Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
   Twentysix Gasoline Stations ed altri libri d'Artista - Una collezione - Museo Regionale di Messina, Messina
   Learn to Read Art: A History of Printed Matter - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Fleuves - Hameau Fournaise, Chatou
   Fleuves - Gandy Gallery, Bratislava
Description and image Badischer KunstvereinLEARN TO READ ART: A History of Printed Matter - Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe Send message
Description and image La Biennale di Venezia53nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice Send message
   FLAKK, or that extraordinary sensation of being abroad even when at home - Nordic House, Reykjavik
   Vague Terrain: Analogues of Place in Contemporary Photography - FLAG Art Foundation, New York City, NY
   Deep Green - Den frie udstilling, Copenhagen
   Shifting Identities. (Swiss) Art Now - , Vilnius
   KOSMOS. Neue Fotografien aus dem Weltraum / New Photography from Space - Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
   The Chance Encounter - South Australian School of Art (SASA) Gallery, Adelaide, SA
   Weltraum als Fluchtlinie - Kunstverein Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Spazio Libro d’Artista - Palazzo Manganelli , Catania, CT
Description and image  The How Not To Cookbook - lessons learned the hard way - Aleksandra Mir - Collective Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   The End - The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA

   Ours: Democracy in the Age of Branding - Parsons The New School for Design, New York City, NY
   Shifting Identities – (Schweizer) Kunst heute - Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich
   La Construccion del Paisaje Contemporaneo - C/ Doctor Artero, s/n, Huesca
   Fare Una Scenata / Making a Scene - Fondazione Morra Greco, Naples
   Uncoordinated: Mapping Cartography in Contemporary Art - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
   The Way That We Rhyme: Women, Art & Politics - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   God is design - Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo
   Italia italie italien italy wlochy - ARCOS - Museo di Arte Contemporanea del Sannio, Benevento
   Space Is the Place - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH

   The Big Easy - ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar
   The Big Easy: Relocating the Myth of the "West" - Halle 14, Leipzig
   Come, come, come into my world - Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão
  The Saatchi GalleryUSA Today - The Saatchi Gallery, London Send message
   USA Today: New American Art from The Saatchi Gallery - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
   Stardust ou la dernière frontière - Musée d´art contemporain du Val-de-Marne MAC/Val, Vitry-sur-Seine
   Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Pawnshop - e flux, New York City, NY
   detourism - Orchard 47, New York City, NY
   Space Is the Place - Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art - SMoCA, Scottsdale, AZ
   The Shapes of Space - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
   What glue do you use? - - Galerie Carlos Cardenas, Paris (closed)

   Valencia Arte Contemporáneo - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
Description and image  New York, Interrupted - PKM GALLERY - Beijing, Beijing
   Labyrinth - Botkyrka Konsthall, Tumba
   Bunch Alliance and Dissolve - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
   Through the Rabbit Hole - 21c Museum Hotel, Louisville, KY
   Fantastic Politics - Art in Time of Political crisis - The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo
   Fantastic Politics - Museet for Samtidskunst, Roskilde
   USA Today - Royal Academy of Arts, London
   view (Eleven) - Mary Boone Gallery, New York City, NY
   Aleksandra Mir and Robert Orchardson - International Project Space, Birmingham
   The Starry Messenger: Visions of the Universe - Compton Verney, Compton Verney, Warwickshire
   Motion On Paper - Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
   Le Retour de la Colonne Durutti - Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
   Eldorado - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Description  Nothing but Pleasure - - Bawag Contemporary - Bawag Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2013)
   Miss America - Gavlak, Palm Beach, FL
   Testigos / Witnesses - Fundación NMAC - Montenmedio Arte Contemporáneo, Vejer de la Frontera, Cádiz
   Art For Our Sake! - Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
   Opere su carta - Studio Guenzani, Milan
   Hiding in the Light - Mary Boone Gallery, New York City, NY
   My Way - Jousse Entreprise, Paris

   Space Is the Place - Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
   GuestRoom #2: Questionnaire - Museum het Domein, Sittard
Description  Rückkehr ins All - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
   A Lucky Strike - Kunst findet Stadt - GAK - Gesellschaft für Aktuelle Kunst e.V. Bremen, Bremen
   Bonds of Love - - John Connelly Presents (JCP), New York City, NY (closed)
   Post no Bills - White Columns, New York City, NY
Description and image  Monuments to the USA - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Social Democracy Revisited - Apexart, New York City, NY
   Trade - White Columns, New York City, NY
Description  Communism - A group show - Project Arts Centre, Dublin
   Hugh Lane - Off-Site - Dublin City Gallery The Hugh Lane, Dublin

Description  Funky Lessons - - Bawag Contemporary - Bawag Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2013)
   Coalesce : With All Due Intent - The Model, Sligo
Description and image  Aleksandra Mir: The Big Umbrella The New York Series, with Chris Verene - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Terminal 5 - Terminal 5 - JFK airport, New York City, NY
   Funky Lessons - - Büro Friedrich, Berlin (closed)
   Never Never Landscape - Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin
   Beauty is in the Street - Mason Gross Galleries at Civic Square, New Brunswick, NJ
   Power, Corruption and Lies - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY
   Socle du monde - HEART - Herning Museum of Contemporary Art, Herning
   California Earthquakes - - Daniel Reich Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2011)
   ATOMKRIEG - Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden
   Tonight - Studio Voltaire, London
   The Drawing Project - Vamiali's, Athens
   DETOX // The Murmansk Connection - Grenselandmuseet, Kirkenes
Description  World Watchers - Kunsthaus Dresden, Dresden
Description and image  2004 Whitney Biennial Exhibition - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   Untitled - Visione esistenza resistenza - - Franco Soffiantino Gallery, Turin (closed, 2012)
   KUNST FÜR DIE KUNST - Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen, St. Gallen
Description  State of Play - Serpentine Gallery, London
   Le proche et le lointain - Domaine de Kerguéhennec - Centre d'Art Contemporain, Bignan

   The World - Jousse Entreprise, Paris
   Sandwiched (in New York) - Public Art Fund, New York City, NY
   24/7: Wilno - Nueva York (visa para) - , Vilnius
   The World - Gallery Speak For, Tokyo
   Overexposed - Galería Joan Prats, Barcelona
   la crise économique, c'est fantastique, la décadence, c'est la bonne ambiance! - Jousse Entreprise, Paris
Description and image  GNS (Global Navigation System) - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   6th Sharjah International Biennial - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
Description and image  Publicness - Jens Haaning, Matthieu Laurette, Aleksandra Mir - Institute of Contemporary Arts, London

   Actualités - Le RECTANGLE - Centre d´Art de la Ville de Lyon, Lyon
Description and image  13th Biennale of Sydney - The World May Be (Fantastic) - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   13th Biennale of Sydney 2002: (The World May Be) Fantastic - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   COPY - Andrew Roth Gallery, New York City, NY
   5 Years - Jousse Entreprise, Paris

Description  Fuori Uso 2000: I ponti (Under the Bridges ) - Fuori uso, Pescara
   Pyramids of Mars - Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Viva Maria III - Galerie Karin Guenther, Hamburg
Description  Democracy! - Royal College of Art Galleries, London

   Empires without States - SI Swiss Institute, New York City, NY

Description  MOMENTUM – Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art 1998 - Momentum Nordic Biennial of Contemporary Art , Moss


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 Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent


 FRAC Aquitaine, Bordeaux
 Rosenblum Collection & Friends, Paris


 Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin


 MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg


 The National Gallery Oslo, Oslo


 Ellipse Foundation, Alcoitão


 Centro de Arte y Naturaleza - Fundación Beulas (CDAN), Huesca
 Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León (MUSAC), Léon
 Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla


 Kunsthaus Zürich, Zurich

United Kingdom

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 Tate Modern, London


 Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
 Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY
 Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York City, NY


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