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Gego  1912-1994, DE, VE

(Gertrud Goldschmidt, Gego, Gertrude Goldschmidt)
Rank (2014): 880 

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Female
Works on Paper, Printmaking, Sculpture, Architecture



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 46
Spain 9
Brazil 6
Germany 6




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Artist Rank
Jesús Rafael Soto  350 32
Lygia Clark  361 25
Joaquín Torres-García  1004 22
Hélio Oiticica  354 21
Carlos Cruz-Diez  582 21




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Institution
  MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, USA 6
  MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, USA 6
  Frederico Seve Gallery - Latincollector, USA 5



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1912 Born in Hamburg (DE)


1994 Died in Caracas (VE)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 93  Please report missing Information



to top Solo shows   12


2014
Description  Gego. Line as Object - Henry Moore Institute, Leeds
   Gego. Line as Object - Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart

2013
   Gego - Line as Object - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg

2012
   Origin and Encounter, Mastering the Space - The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York City, NY

2011
   Prints & Drawings 1963 -1991 - Frederico Seve Gallery - Latincollector, New York City, NY

2007
   Gego - Between Transparency and the Invisible - The Drawing Center, New York City, NY

2006
   Gego - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
   Gego - Museu Serralves - Museu de Arte Contemporânea, Porto
   Gego, entre la transparencia y lo invisible - MALBA Colección Costantini - Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

2005
Description  Gego - Between Transparency and the Invisible - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX

2002
   Cuestionando la línea. Gego. 1955 – 1990. Una selección - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
   Gego - Works on Paper, 1962-1991 - Frederico Seve Gallery - Latincollector, New York City, NY

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2014
   Gego and Gerd Leufert: A Dialogue - Leubsdorf Art Gallery - Hunter College, New York City, NY
   Artevida (Política) - MAM - Museu de Arte Moderna Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, RJ
Description  Radical Geometry - Modern Art of South America from the Patricia Phelps de Cisneros Collection - Royal Academy of Arts, London
   4 X 4 - Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
   Zero - Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo
Description  Other Primary Structures. Others 1 - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
   Everybody is Nobody - Fundación Banco Santander, Boadilla del Monte

2013
   Impressions | Abstractions - Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX
Description  La persistencia de la geometría - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   Now Here is also Nowhere: Part II - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   La invención concreta. Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

2012
   30th São Paulo Biennial - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
   Caribbean: Crossroads Of The World - El Museo del Barrio, the Queens Museum of Art & The Studio Museum in Harlem, New York City, NY
   Construction - Frederico Seve Gallery - Latincollector, New York City, NY
   The Parallel Systems - Art Stations Foundation, Poznan
   Spirits of Internationalism 6 European collections, 1956 - 1986 - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
   Spirits Of Internationalism - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

2011
   Contemporary Drawings from the Irving Stenn Jr. Collection - The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
   Erre, variations labyrinthiques - Centre Pompidou-Metz, Metz
   Gebaute Vision - Abstrakte und konkrete Kunst aus Lateinamerika: Die Sammlung Ella Fontanals-Cisneros - Haus Konstruktiv, Stiftung für konstruktive und konkrete Kunst, Zurich
   The Parallax View - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY

2010
   Desenhar no Espaco: Artistas abstratos da Venezuela e do Brasil - Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo
Description  On Line: Drawing Through the Twentieth Century - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Cosmopolitan Routes: Houston Collects Latin American Art - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Description  Embracing Modernity: Venezuelan Geometric Abstraction - Frost Art Museum, Miami, FL
   VIBRACIÓN. Modern Art from Latin America. The Ella Fontanals-Cisneros Collection - Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn
   Tamarind Touchstones - UNM Art Museum - University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM
   Desenhar No Espaço - Fundação Iberê Camargo, Porto Alegre
   La Sombra del Habla - Coleccion MACBA - National Museum of Contemporary Art Korea, Gwacheon
   Mind and Matter: Alternative Abstractions, 1940s to Now - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Geometric Illusion - Frederico Seve Gallery - Latincollector, New York City, NY
   Liquid Lines: Exploring the Language of Contemporary Metal - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   Constructive Spirit: Abstract Art in South and North America - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

2009
   Sites of Latin American Abstraction - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
   Chiharu Shiota/GEGO - Robert Goff Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  1969 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Ruth Asawa and Artes Latinos - Tobey C. Moss Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
   North Looks South: Building the Latin American Art Collection - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   The Line is a Sign - Frederico Seve Gallery - Latincollector, New York City, NY
   Tiempo como materia. Colección MACBA. Nuevas incorporaciones - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
   EXPLORANDO EL SUR - El universalismo constructivo y otras tendencias en América Latina - Museo Extremeño e Iberoamericano de Arte Contemporáneo MEIAC, Badajoz

2008
   Peripheral vision and collective body - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   El circulo - Galería Elvira González, Madrid

2007
Description and image  Tamaño Real - Galería Cayón, Madrid
   New Perspectives in Latin American Art, 1930–2006: Selections from a Decade of Acquisitions - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   La Presencia - The Presence of Latin American Art in California Collections - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA

2006
   Estrecho Dudoso - MADC Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José
   Estrecho Dudoso - Fundación Ars Teor Etica, San José
   Twice Drawn - The Frances Young Tang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery at Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY
   Bienal del Aire - MACCSI Museo Arte Contemporáneo de Caracas Sofía Imber, Caracas
   Marked Pages - Exhibition of Drawings - Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX
   Freeing The Line - Marian Goodman Gallery, New York City, NY
   Webs, Loops and Skeins in modern Contemporary Art - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
   Cruz-Diez, Gego, Maggi, Soto & Tomasello - Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX

2005
   Time Lines - Kunstverein für die Rheinlande und Westfalen, Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
   A contra corriente - Mira Schendel, Gego y Lygia Pape - Fundación Ars Teor Etica, San José
Description  Brought to Light: Recent Acquisitions in Latin American Art - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
   Tropical Abstraction - Stedelijk Museum Bureau Amsterdam - SMBA, Amsterdam
   Diálogos, Arte Latinoamericano desde la Colección Cisneros - MAMBO - Museo de Arte Moderno de Bogotá, Bogota

2004
   Diálogos: Arte Latinoamericano del siglo XIX y XX - Colección Cisneros de Venezu - MNBA - Museo Nacional de Bellas Artes Santiago Chile, Santiago
   Beyond Geometry - Experiments in Form 1940s-70s - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)
   Thinking the Line - Ruth Vollmer and Gego - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
   Diálogos – Arte Latinoamericano desde la Colección Cisneros - Museo de Arte de Lima - MALI, Lima
Description and image  Ruth Vollmer & Gego - Thinking the Line - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
Description and image  Inverted Utopias: Avant-Garde Art in Latin America - MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
Description and image  Beyond Geometry - Experiments in Form 1940s−70s - Los Angeles County Museum of Art - LACMA, Los Angeles, CA
Description and image  Arte y utopía - La acción restringida - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
Description  MoMA at El Museo. Latin American and Caribbean Art from the Collection of the Mu - El Museo del Barrio, New York City, NY
Description  Ruth Vollmer & Gego. Thinking the Line - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe

2003
   Erfahrung E - Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim
   Geo-metrías - Abstracción geométrica latinoamericana en la Colección Cisneros - Museo Nacional de Artes Visuales - MNAV, Montevideo
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

2000
   Versiones del Sur: Cinco propuestas en torno al arte en América. Heterotopías. Medio siglo sin-lugar: 1918-1968 - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
  Kunsthalle BaselRaumkörper - Netze und andere Gebilde - Kunsthalle Basel, Basel Send message

1999
Description  The Experimental Exercise of Freedom: Clark, Gego, Goeritz, Oiticica and Schende - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

1996
   23° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

1993
   Latin American Artists of the Twentieth Century - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1974
   Printed, Folded, Cut and Torn - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Latin American Prints from the Museum of Modern Art - The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York City, NY

1969
   Latin America: New Paintings and Sculpture - The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York City, NY

1967
   Latin-American Art 1931-1966 - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

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 Dealer Directory  4

Brazil

 James Lisboa Escritório de Arte, São Paulo

USA

 Sicardi Gallery, Houston, TX
 Nohra Haime Gallery, New York City, NY
 Leon Tovar Gallery, New York City, NY

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Colombia

 Museo de Arte Moderno La Tertulia, Cali

Spain

 Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona

Switzerland

 Daros Latinamerica, Zurich

USA

 MFAH - Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Houston, TX
www.cifo.orgCIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL eMail
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

Venezuela

 Galería de Arte Nacional, Caracas

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