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Ellen Gallagher  1965, US

Rank (2014): 573 – 

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USA 82
United Kingdom 25
Germany 10
Ireland (Republic) 6
Italy 5

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Artist Rank
Kara Walker  156 22
Edgar Cleijne  6587 15
Andy Warhol  1 15
Glenn Ligon  173 13

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  Galerie Max Hetzler - Berlin, Germany 3
  Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Ireland (Republic) 3
  Gagosian Gallery , USA 3
  Whitney Museum of American Art, USA 3
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 3

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1965 Born in Providence, RI (US)

Lives and works in New York City, NY (US)
Rotterdam (NL)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 146  Please report missing Information

until 20.12.
   Civil Rights: We have it in our power to begin the world over again - VOID , Derry, Northern Ireland Send message


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Description Hauser & WirthEllen Gallagher - New Work - Hauser & Wirth, London Send message
   Ellen Gallagher - AxME - Haus der Kunst München, Munich

Description  Ellen Gallagher: AxME - Sara Hildén Art Museum, Tampere
   Ellen Gallagher - Ice Or Salt - SCAD Museum of Art , Savannah, GA
   Ellen Gallagher - Ice or Salt - La Galerie Pfriem - SCAD, Lacoste
   Ellen Gallagher: Don't Axe Me - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
   Ellen Gallagher - Tate Modern, London

   Ellen Gallagher - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY

Description and image  Ellen Gallagher: An Experiment of Unusual Opportunity - Everybody's Got a Little Light Under the Door - SLG South London Gallery, London

   Ellen Gallagher - Coral Cities - Charlemont House, Dublin
   Ellen Gallagher - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

   Ellen Gallagher - Salt Eaters - - Hauser & Wirth, London (closed, 2013)
  Hubertus ExhibitionsEllen Gallagher - DeLuxe - Hubertus Exhibitions, Zurich Send message

   Ellen Gallagher - Murmur and DeLuxe - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
Description  Ellen Gallagher - DeLuxe - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY

Description and image  Ellen Gallagher- Orbus - Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Ellen Gallagher - eXelento - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY
   Ellen Gallagher - Preserve/Murmur - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

   Ellen Gallagher - Murmur - Drawings from the series Watery Ecstatic - Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
   currents 88: ELLEN GALLAGHER - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

Description  Ellen Gallagher - Watery Ecstatic - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney - MCA, Sydney, NSW
   Ellen Gallagher - Preserve - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY

   Ellen Gallagher - Preserve - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Description and image  Ellen Gallagher: Watery Ecstatic - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA
   Ellen Gallagher - Blubber - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY

   Ellen Gallagher - - Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London (closed, 2001)

   Ellen Gallagher - Galerie Max Hetzler - Berlin, Berlin

   Ellen Gallagher - - Gagosian Gallery, London (closed)

   New Paintings - - Anthony d'Offay Gallery, London (closed, 2001)
   Ellen Gallagher - Mary Boone Gallery - 745 Fifth Avenue, New York City, NY


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   Le Mur, La collection Antoine de Galbert - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   Our Stories: African American Prints and Drawings - The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH

   The Shadows Took Shape - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   In The Cut - ACCA - Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, VIC
   Flag’S 5Th Anniversary Group Exhibition - FLAG Art Foundation, New York City, NY

   Under Pressure: Contemporary Prints from the Collections of Jordan D. Schnitzer and His Family Foundation - Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
   The Master Printer and the Collaborative Process - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
   Dark Matters - Goya Contemporary, Baltimore, MD
   Manifesto Collage - Die About Change, Collection zu Gast in der Berlinischen Galerie - Berlinische Galerie, Berlin
   Kind of Blue - Larissa Goldston Gallery, New York City, NY
   La Triennale 2012 - Intense Proximity - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   At the Crossroads: Exploring Black Identity in Contemporary Art - Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO

Description  Wunder - Kunst, Wissenschaft Und Religion Vom 4. Jahrhundert Bis Zur Gegenwart. - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
Description  Ad Lib - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
   After Hours: Murals on the Bowery - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY
Description  Take me to your leader - Bergen Kunstmuseum, Bergen
   Stargazers: Elizabeth Catlett in Conversation with 21 Contemporary Artists - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY

   Gagosian Pop-Up! - Gagosian Gallery, London
Description  Take Me To Your Leader! The Great Escape Into Space - The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo
   Huckleberry Finn - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Underwater - Ferens Art Gallery, Kingston upon Hull
   Underwater - Spacex, Exeter
   Afro Modern. Journeys through the Black Atlantic - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
   With or Without You: Art in Harlem, 2000 - 2006 - - Triple Candie, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   I mutanti - Académie de France ŕ Rome - Villa Médicis, Rome
   Underwater - The Towner Art Gallery, Eastbourne
   Whitney Biennial 2010 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
   Disquieted - Portland Art Museum, Portland, OR
   Shrew'd: The Smart & Sassy Survey of American Women Artists - Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, NE
   Afro Modern: Journeys through the Black Atlantic - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

   Topographies - Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY
Description  onnecting the Dots… The Warhol Legacy: Tom Friedman, Ellen Gallagher, Vik Muniz, Rob Pruitt - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
Description and image  Moby Dick - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Creative Acts: Recent Acquisitions at the Davison Art Center - Davison Art Center, Middletown
   Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities - Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
Description  Exposed! — Revealing Sources in Contemporary Art - Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
Description and image  Constellations: Paintings from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Paper Trail: A Decade of Acquisitions from the Walker Art Center - Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA
   Contemporary Prints: 1999 – 2009 - Today Art Museum, Beijing
   Medals of Dishonour - British Museum, London
   The Female Gaze: Women Look At Women - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY
Description  Under the Knife - Armory Center for the Arts, Pasadena, CA
   Paper: Pressed, Stained, Slashed, Folded - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
Description  Der Schmerz sitzt tief - Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim
Description  Confronting History: Contemporary Artists Envision the Past - Middlebury College Museum of Art, Middlebury, VT

   Carte Blanche III: „Gedichte der Fakten“ – Arbeiten aus der Sammlung Arend und Brigitte Oetker - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig
   Self as Selves - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
Description and image  Eclipse - Art in a Dark Age - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Paper Trail II: Passing Through Clouds - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
   Attention to Detail - FLAG Art Foundation, New York City, NY

   Multiplex: Directions in Art, 1970 to Now - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Beauty and the Blonde: An Exploration of American Art and Popular Culture - Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum - Washington Univer, Saint Louis, MO
   Passages from History. Recent Contemporary Acquisitions - Tate Modern, London
   Figures of Thinking: Convergences in Contemporary Cultures - Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art - University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
   Alien Nation - Sainsbury Centre for Visual Arts, Norwich
   After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs (DGCP), New York City, NY
   Alien Nation - Manchester Art Gallery, Manchester
   Paper Trail - A Decade of Acquisitions - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Very Abstract and Hyper Figurative - Thomas Dane Gallery, London
   Comic Abstraction - Image-Breaking, Image-Making - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Uncontained - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
   The Secret Theory of Drawing - The Model, Sligo

  CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art FoundationForms of Classification: Alternative Knowledge and Contemporary Art - CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL Send message
   Alien Nation - Institute of International Visual Arts - iniva, London
Description and image  Alien Nation - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   Naturalia - 1/9 unosunove arte contemporanea, Rome
   Heart of Darkness - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   The Secret Theory of Drawing - The Drawing Room, London
   black alphabet - conTEXTS of contemporary african-american art - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
   Art on the Edge - , Omaha, NE
Description  Infinite Painting - Contemporary Painting and Global Realism - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo, UD
   Black Panther Rank and File - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Having New Eyes - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
   Identity III -Annual Gallery's Collection Show - NCA / Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo
   Presses, Pop, and Pomade: American Prints Since the Sixties - The Frances Lehman Loeb Art Center, Poughkeepsie, NY
   Skin is a Language - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
  Marianne Boesky GallerySelections from the LeRoy Neiman Center for Print Studies - Columbia University - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY Send message

   The Fluidity of Time - Selections from the MCA Collection - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Looking at Words - Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York City, NY
   Classified Materials: Accumulations, Archives, Artists - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   "Post" and After - Contemporary Art from the Brandeis Collection - The Rose Art Museum, Waltham, MA
   Figures of Thinking - Convergences in Contemporary Cultures - Richard E. Peeler Art Center - DePauw University , Greencastle, IN
   Keys to the Koop - Humor and Satire in Contemporary Printmaking - Montgomery Art Center, Claremont, CA
   Provocations: Laylah Ali, Ellen Berkenblitt, Ellen Gallagher, Julia Jacquette, Annette Lemieux, Clare Rojas, & Shahzia S - - Judy Ann Goldman Fine Art, Boston, MA (closed, 2008)
Description and image  90-Day Loans - From The Broad Art Foundation and the Ovitz Family Collection - ASU Art Museum - Arizona State University Art Museum, Tempe, AZ
   Works on Paper - Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin
   Works on Paper - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
   The Whole World is Rotten: Free Radicals and the Gold Coast Slave Castles of Paa Joe - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

Description and image  Keys to the Koop - Humor and Satire in Contemporary Printmaking - Boise Art Museum BAM, Boise, ID
Description and image  Non Toccare la Donna Bianca - Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo, Turin
   Keys to the Koop: Humor and Satire in Contemporary Printmaking - Hallie Ford Museum of Art (HFMA), Salem, OR
   Fifth International Biennial Exhibition: Disparities and Deformations: Our Grotesque - Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   SITE Santa Fe's Fifth International Biennial - SITE Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, NM
Description and image Galerie im TaxispalaisEllen Gallagher / Laura Horelli - Galerie im Taxispalais, Innsbruck Send message
   Animals - - Haunch of Venison - London, London (closed, 2013)
   Drawings - - Gagosian Gallery, London (closed)
Description and image  Silvia Bächli, Jana Sterbak, Ellen Gallagher - Barbara Gross Galerie, Munich
   The Game Show - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY

   black belt - The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Copy It, Steal It, Share It - - Borusan Sanat Galerisi / Borusan Art Gallery, Istanbul (closed, 2006)
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   The Space Between: Artists Engaging Race and Syncretism - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

   Painting in Boston - 1950-2000 - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA
   Cartoon Noir - Four Contemporary Investigations - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
Description  Accrochage II: Paintings - Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York City, NY

   The Mystery of Painting - Sammlung Goetz, Munich

   Kin - Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
   Making Sense - Ellen Gallagher, Christian Marclay, Liliana Porter - - Contemporary Museum, Baltimore, Baltimore, MD (closed, 2012)
   Greater New York: New Art in New York Now - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Description  Half Dust - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin

   The Nature of Order  - James Cohan Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
   Corps Social - École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris

   Recent Acquisitions and New Work - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA

   Project Painting - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY
   Projects : Ceal Floyer, Ellen Gallagher, Paul Ramirez Jonas, Wolfgang Tillmans, Gillian Wearing, Yukinori Yanagi - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin


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 Gagosian Gallery, Athens


www.hauserwirth.comHauser & Wirth Zürich, Zurich eMail

United Kingdom

 Gagosian Gallery, London
www.hauserwirth.comHauser & Wirth, London eMail


 Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
 Gagosian Gallery , New York City, NY
 Hauser & Wirth New York, 18th Street, New York City, NY
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 Two Palms, New York City, NY


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 Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris


 About change, Berlin

Ireland (Republic)

 Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin


 Collezione Maramotti, Reggio Emilia

United Kingdom

 Tate Modern, London


 Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX
 MFA - Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
 Saint Louis Art Museum, Saint Louis, MO
 Broad Contemporary Art Museum, Santa Monica, CA
 Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA


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