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Bill Henson  1955, AU

Rank (2017): 3370 

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Country
Australia 92
USA 19
Spain 7
Germany 5




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Artist Rank
Tracey Moffatt  408 38
Patricia Piccinini  1488 31
Rosemary Laing  2343 18
Polixeni Papapetrou  2690 16




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  Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Australia 16
  Bendigo Art Gallery, Australia 6
  Robert Miller Gallery, USA 6



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1955 Born in Melbourne, VIC (AU)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 147  Please report missing Information



until 27.8.
   Bill Henson - National Gallery of Victoria (NGV), Melbourne, VIC Send message

until 28.5.
Description and image  Collective Vision: 130 years - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC Send message

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2013
   Bill Henson - cloud landscapes - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW

2012
   Bill Henson - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
   Bill Henson - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2011
Description  Bill Henson: early work from the MGA collection, with selected recent landscapes - The Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, SA
   Bill Henson - Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, VIC

2010
   Bill Henson - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
   Bill Henson: Early Works From The Mga Collection - Murray Art Museum (MAMA), Albury, NSW

2008
   Bill Henson - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
   Bill Henson, 2008 - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2007
   Bill Henson - Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane, QLD

2006
   Bill Henson - Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
   Bill Henson - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
   Bill Henson - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY

2005
   Bill Henson - 3 Decades of Photography - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
   Bill Henson - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW

2004
   New Work By Bill Henson - Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Bill Henson - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY

2001
   Bill Henson - Untitled - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2000
   Bill Henson - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

1996
   Bill Henson - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

1993
   Bill Henson - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

1992
   Bill Henson - Works from The Paris Opera Project - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

1990
   Bill Henson - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

1987
   Untitled 1983–84 - Judith Wright Centre of Contemporary Arts, Brisbane, QLD

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2016
Description  On the Origin of Art - Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Hobart, TAS
   On the Origin of Art - Museum of Old and New Art (Mona), Hobart, TAS
Description and image  Unsettling Memories - Murray Art Museum (MAMA), Albury, NSW
Description  Smiling when I wake - Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Horsham, VIC

2015
Description and image  Light Play: Ideas, Optics, Atmosphere - University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, QLD
Description  Highlights From The Mga Collection - MGA - Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill, Victoria
   Art & Furniture II - Charles Nodrum Gallery, Richmond, VIC

2014
   Luminous World – Contemporary Art from the Wesfarmers Collection - The Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, SA
   Five Centuries of Melancholia - University of Queensland Art Museum, Brisbane, QLD

2013
   Australia - Royal Academy of Arts, London
   Revealed²: CollectorSpace - The Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, SA
   Paper Chase - Gould Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
  Christophe Guye GalleryThe Youth Code! - Christophe Guye Gallery, Zurich Send message
   Beautiful Creatures: Jack Smith / Bill Henson / Jacqueline Fraser - Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington

2012
   Negotiating this world: Contemporary Australian Art - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
   Dark Sights - Art Foyer der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung, Frankfurt/Main

2011
Description  Looking at Looking - NGV National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, VIC
   Nothing in the World But Youth - Turner Contemporary, Margate, Kent
   In camera and in public - CCP - Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, VIC
   Winter Wonders - Gould Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
   Allsorts 2011 - Gould Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
   photography group show - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
   Kunst aus Australien Tradition und Moderne - Sammlung Alison & Peter W. Klein, Eberdingen-Nussdorf
   Photography & place - Australian landscape photography 1970s until now - Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW
   Erotica - James Makin Gallery, Armadale, VIC
Description  Out Of The Shadows. Figurative Sculpture And Photography - Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW

2010
Description  21st Century: Art in the First Decade - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   A Summer Survey - Olsen Irwin, Sydney, NSW
  Christophe Guye Galleryat the 6. Zurich Filmfestival Exhibition - Christophe Guye Gallery, Zurich Send message
  Christophe Guye GalleryInaugural Exhibition "Artists of the Gallery" - Christophe Guye Gallery, Zurich Send message
   In Praise of Shadows - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Blue Chip XII: The Collectors´ Exhibition - Niagara Galleries, Richmond, VIC

2009
   Summer Exhibition - Martin Browne Contemporary, Paddington, NSW
   Tiempo Suspendido - DA2 - Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca
   For Keeps: Sampling Recent Acquisitions 2006 - 2009 - Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland
Description and image  BLUE CHIP XI: The Collectors’ Exhibition - Niagara Galleries, Richmond, VIC

2008
   Recent acquisitions - Australian, International and Asian and Pacific Collections - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   In the photographic image - The Columns, Seoul
   Teen City - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   FX in Contemporary Photography - McClelland Gallery + Sculpture Park, Langwarrin, VIC
   Private Treaty - Sullivan + Strumpf Fine Art, Sydney, NSW
   Selected photographs from the Daryl Hewson collection - QUT Art Museum, Brisbane, QLD
   Tangled Up In You - 21c Museum Hotel, Louisville, KY

2007
   Summer ’07 ’08 - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
   Intimate Strangers - Barton Art Galleries, Wilson, NC
   Hängung # 1 - Fotografie - Sammlung Alison & Peter W. Klein, Eberdingen-Nussdorf
Description  Strange cargo - Wagga Wagga Art Gallery, Wagga Wagga, NSW
   SUPERCHARGED...the car in contemporary culture - 24HR Art, Darwin, NT
   Den Haag Sculptuur 2007 De Overkant / Down Under - Den Haag Sculptuur, The Hague
   Contemporary Australian Photography - Fotomuseum Den Haag, The Hague
   Three Australian photographers - GeM - Museum voor Actuele Kunst, The Hague
   Percepciones. Itinerario selectivo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
Description  Strange cargo - ORG Orange Regional Gallery, Orange, NSW
   The Last Seduction: A Welcome Surrender To Beauty - Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Gifts to the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   Strange Cargo: Contemporary Art as a State of Encounter - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
   Backward Glance: Important works from the 1980s - John Buckley Gallery, Richmond, VIC
   Bill Henson: Photography / Guy Limone: Ligne De Fuite - Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
Description  Strange cargo - Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Broken Hill, NSW
Description and image  Arrebato - camara oscura galeria de arte, Madrid

2006
   People in Photography - the good, the bad & the beautiful - Josef Lebovic Gallery, Sydney, NSW
   Decade: Acquisitions 1996 - 2006 - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
Description  Strange cargo - Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW
   Twilight. Photography in the Magic Hour - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
   Black & Blue - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY

2005
   Baroque and Neobaroque / The Hell of the Beautifull - DA2 - Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca
   The Subjective Figure - Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY
   Nueva tecnología-nueva iconografía-nueva fotografía - Museo de Arte Abstracto Español, Cuenca
   In Focus - Contemporary Photography From The Allen G. - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
   The Plot Thickens: Narratives in Australian Art - Ballarat Fine Art Gallery, Ballarat, VIC

2004
   Written With Darkness - UTS Gallery - University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, NSW
   Night Vision - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW
   Nueva tecnología,nueva iconografía, nueva fotografía - Museu d´Art Espanyol Contemporani (Fundación Juan March), Palma de Mallorca
   The Plot Thickens: Narratives in Australian Art - Heide Museum of Modern Art, Melbourne, VIC
   Satellite Cities and Tabloid Life - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
   Identity II - Annual Gallery's Collection Show - NCA / Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo
   Presence - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
   2004 Adelaide Biennial of Australian Art - Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA

2003
   Pretty, As A Picture. - Carrie Secrist Gallery, Chicago, IL
Description and image  Strangers: the first ICP triennial of photography and video - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   Réalités. Collections sans frontiers II - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
   De Cuerpo y Almas - Pornografía 03 - Galería Carmen de la Guerra, Madrid
   fables de l'identité - Centre national de la photographie, Paris
   Child in time - Gemeentemuseum Helmond - Boscotondohal, Helmond
   Menschen. Foto und Video aus der Sammlung - - Volpinum Kunstsammlung, Vienna (closed, 2004)
   Portraiture - Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   SEX - Karyn Lovegrove Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2002
   Group Show - Dirty Dozen - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
   Images of Australian Men - MGA - Monash Gallery of Art, Wheelers Hill, Victoria
   The First 20 Years - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

2001
   Phiction: Lies and Illusion in Photography - Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Horsham, VIC
   Telling tales - the child in contemporary photography - Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, WA
   Telling Tales: the Child in Contemporary Photography - The Anne & Gordon Samstag Museum of Art, Adelaide, SA
   Lightness of Being: Contemporary Photographic Art from Australia - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
   Telling Tales: The Child in Contemporary Photography - Perth Cultural Centre, Perth, WA
Description  Home and away - recent acquisitions from the Chartwell collection - Wellington City Gallery, Wellington
   Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Australien - Kunstsammlungen Chemnitz, Chemnitz

2000
   Telling Tales: The Child in Contemporary Photography - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
   Group Show - All Stars - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW
Description and image  Zeitgenössicher Fotokunst aus Australien - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin
   Telling tales: the child in contemporary photography - MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Clayton, VIC
   Striking - Geelong Gallery, Geelong, VIC
   Striking - Mildura Arts Centre, Mildura, VIC
   12th Biennale of Sydney 2000 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   Striking - Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC

1999
   The Promise of Photography: Selected Works from the DG Bank Collection - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Signature Works - 25th Anniversary Exhibition - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW

1998
   Das Versprechen der Fotografie. Die Sammlung der DG-Bank - Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo

1996
   Systems End-Contemporary Art in Australia - Kaohsiung Museum of Fine Art, Kaohsiung City
   Systems end; Contemporary Art in Australia - Hakone Open-Air Museum, Hakone

1995
  La Biennale di Venezia46th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice Send message

1992
   Group Show - Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

1990
   8th Biennale of Sydney 1990 - The Readymade Boomerang - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

1989
   Ici Contemporary Art Collection - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC

1988
  La Biennale di VeneziaXLIII Esposizione internazionale d’Arte. La Biennale di Venezia. Il luogo degli artisti - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice Send message
   The Thousand Mile Stare - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC

1986
   6th Biennale of Sydney: Origins, Originality + Beyond - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
   Slouching Towards Bethlehem: an Exhibition of Preparatory and Informal Drawings - Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne, VIC

1985
   Australian Visions: 1984 Exxon, International Exhibition - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC

1984
   Australian Visions: 1984 Exxon International Exhibition - Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York City, NY

1982
   4th Biennale of Sydney: Vision in Disbelief - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW

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Australia

 Gould Galleries, Melbourne, VIC
 Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, NSW

France

 Galerie Thierry Marlat, Paris

Switzerland

Christophe Guye GalerieChristophe Guye Galerie, Zurich  eMail
 Scalo, Zurich

USA

 Robert Miller Gallery, New York City, NY

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Australia

 Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, SA
 Murray Art Museum (MAMA), Albury, NSW
 Bendigo Art Gallery, Bendigo, VIC
 Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
 UTS Gallery - University of Technology Sydney, Broadway, NSW
 Horsham Regional Art Gallery, Horsham, VIC
 MUMA - Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, VIC
 Newcastle Art Gallery, Newcastle, NSW
 Monash Gallery of Art (MGA), Wheelers Hill, Victoria

France

 49 NORD 6 EST – Frac Lorraine, Metz

Germany

 Sammlung Alison & Peter W. Klein, Eberdingen-Nussdorf

USA

 Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), Los Angeles, CA

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