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Ghada Amer  1963, EG

Rank (2014): 816 – 

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USA 65
France 20
Italy 12
Germany 12

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Artist Rank
William Kentridge  24 29
Shirin Neshat  216 22
Zineb Sedira  1087 20
Reza Farkhondeh  15764 19
Yinka Shonibare, MBE  324 19

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  Cheim & Read, USA 6
  Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Switzerland 4

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1963 Born in Cairo (EG)

Lives and works in Paris (FR)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 179  Please report missing Information

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   Ghada Amer: Rainbow Girls - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY

   Ghada Amer - Référence à Elle - Kukje Gallery, Seoul

   Ghada Amer - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

   Ghada Amer: 100 Words of Love - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY

   Ghada Amer: Color Misbehavior - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY

   GHADA AMER - Dirimart, Istanbul

   Ghada Amer: Love Has No End - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY

   Ghada Amer - Another Spring - Kukje Gallery, Seoul
   Ghada Amer - MACRO Museo d´Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome
   Ghada Amer - Francesca Minini, Milan
Description  Ghada Amer - Franklin Art Works, Minneapolis, MN

   Ghada Amer - Stedelijk Museum ’s-Hertogenbosch, 's-Hertogenbosch
   Ghada Amer - Breathe into me - Gagosian Gallery, New York City, NY

   Ghada Amer - H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
   The Reign of Terror - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA

   Ghada Amer - Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA
   Ghada Amer - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia

   Ghada Amer - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN

Description  Ghada Amer - Reading Between the Threads - Bildmuseet, Umeå
   Ghada Amer - - Gagosian Gallery, London (closed)
   Ghada Amer - Cinema Sounds Synergy - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam
   Ghada Amer - Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva
   Ghada Amer - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf

   Ghada Amer - - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   Ghada Amer: Pleasure - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Ghada Amer: Recent Work - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Description  Ghada Amer - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
   Ghada Amer - - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   Ghada Amer - INOVA - Institute of Visual Arts, Milwaukee, WI


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   Please Don't Stop Loving Me! - Fred Torres Collaborations, New York City, NY
   Die Göttliche Komödie. Himmel, Hölle, Fegefeuer aus Sicht afrikanischer Gegenwartskünstler - Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main

   Kunst & Textil – Stoff als Material und Idee in der Moderne von Klimt bis heute - Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg
   Morphology Of The Print - Lehman College Art Gallery, New York City, NY
   4th Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary - Old Intersections make it new 2 - Thessaloniki Biennale of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki
   Ulysses, l'autre mer - FRAC - Bretagne, Châteaugiron
   Sculptrices - Villa Datris, L´Isle-sur-la-Sorgue
   Le Theoreme De Nefertiti - Itinéraire De L'œuvre D'art : La Création Des Icônes - Institute du Monde Arabe, Paris
   Earth Matters: Land as Material and Metaphor in the Arts of Africa - National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC
Description and image  Harem Fantasies and the New Sheherzades - CCCB - Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona

   Tea with Nefertiti - MATHAF - Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha
   Stretching The Limits: Fibers In Contemporary Painting - SCAD Museum of Art , Savannah, GA
   The Mediterranean Approach - SESC, São Paulo
   The Fertile Crescent: Gender, Art and Society - Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ
   An Incomplete History Of Incomplete Works Of Art - Francesca Minini, Milan
   Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh - The Other I - Tina Kim Gallery, New York City, NY
   Le Corps découvert - Institute du Monde Arabe, Paris
   Prism: Drawing from 1990 to 2012 - The Museum of Contemporary Art Oslo, Oslo
   The Mediterranean Approach - MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille
   Loin des yeux près du corps - Galerie de l’UQAM, Montreal, QC

Description  Told | Untold | Retold - MATHAF - Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha
   Great Impressions Iii - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
   Eat Me - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
   El Espacio Intermedio - MACUF Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Union Fenosa, A Coruña
   The Women in Our Life: A Fifteen Year Anniversary Exhibition - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY
   American Prints II - Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
   Filament - Galerie Charlotte Moser, Geneva
   Skin - Gruppenausstellung - Galerie Stefan Röpke, Cologne

   Cosa fa la mia anima mentre sto lavorando? - GAM - Civica Galleria d'Arte Moderna di Gallarate, Gallarte, VA
   PastPresentFuture – UniCredit Koleksiyonu’ndan Bir Seçki - Yapi Kredi Kazim Taskent Art Gallery, Istanbul
   Abu Dhabi Artfair 2010 - Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi
Description  residua - Maraya Art Centre - Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah
Description Galeria Filomena SoaresGhada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh - The Gardens Next Door - Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon Send message
   Winter Show - Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
   Winter Show - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   In Context - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg
   20 Years Already! - Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva
   I love you - ARoS Aarhus Kunstmuseum, Aarhus
   Pandora's Box - Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON
   Wild is the Wind - Gutstein Gallery - Savannah College of Art And Design, Savannah, GA

Description and image  GAGARIN The Artists in their Own Words - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Ghent
Description  What Would the Community Think? - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
   Abu Dhabi Art 2009 - Salwa Zeidan Gallery, Abu Dhabi
   In Stitches - Leila Heller Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  PastPresentFuture - Bank Austria Kunstforum, Vienna
Description and image  3rd Moscow Biennale of Contemporary Art - Moscow Biennale of contemporary art, Moscow
   Abstractions by Gallery Artists - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY
   Who killed the Painting? - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
   The Female Gaze: Women Look At Women - Cheim & Read, New York City, NY
Description and image  elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Traversées, Crossings - Galerie Bab Rouah, Rabat
   Antes de ayer y pasado mañana; o lo que puede ser pintura hoy - MACUF Museo de Arte Contemporáneo Union Fenosa, A Coruña
   Small Works from Private Collections - - Grieder Contemporary Sils-Maria, Sils-Maria (closed, 2009)
   Ce qui demeure est le futur. Collection moderne et contemporaine du Musée de Picardie - Musée de Picardie, Amiens

Description and image  Prospect.1 New Orleans - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA
   „Who killed the painting?“ Werke aus der Sammlung Block im Neuen Museum in Nürnberg - Neues Museum - Staatliches Museum für Kunst und Design in Nürnberg, Nuremberg
   Under the Influence - Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, Hollywood, CA
   Feminae - Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva
   The Future Must Be Sweet - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY
   Valeurs Croisées – Les Ateliers de Rennes – Biennale d’art contemporain - Les Ateliers de Rennes - Biennale d\'art contemporain, Rennes
   Pandora's Box - Dunlop Art Gallery, Regina, SK
   les ateliers de rennes - Musée des Beaux-Arts de Rennes, Rennes
   Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh: Collaborative Drawings - Tina Kim Gallery, New York City, NY
   Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh - STPI - Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore
   Far from Home - North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC
  ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary ArtGravity. Colección Ernesto Esposito - ARTIUM - Basque Museum Center of Contemporary Art, Vitoria-Gasteiz Send message

   Ghada Amer, Reza Farkhondeh - Collaborative Drawings - Kukje Gallery, Seoul
   La parola nell'arte. Ricerche d'avanguardia nel '900. Dal Futurismo ad oggi attraverso le Collezioni del Mart - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
   Pricked: Extreme Embroidery - Museum of Arts & Design, New York City, NY
   Inscribing Meaning: Writing and Graphic Systems in African Art - Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
   Global Feminism - Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA
   Global Feminisms Remix - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   Substance & Surface - Bortolami, New York City, NY
   Africa Remix - Contemporary art of a continent - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg
Description and image  52nd International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Commemorating 30 Years Part III: 1991-2007 - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Gender Stitchery - Perlman Teaching Museum, Northfield, MN
   Global Feminisms - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
   What F Word? - - Cynthia Broan Gallery, New York City, NY (closed, 2008)
   Great Impressions - Dean Jensen Gallery, Milwaukee, WI
   Collective One - Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva
   New Prints 2007/ Winter - International Print Center New York, New York City, NY

   Trienal de Luanda 2007 - Trienal de Luanda, Luanda
   C'era una volta un re - ARCOS - Museo di Arte Contemporanea del Sannio, Benevento
   Africa Remix - Moderna Museet, Stockholm
   Alles klar? - Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Ägypten - Salzburger Kunstverein, Salzburg
Description and image  The Grand Promenade - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
Description  15th Biennale of Sydney 2006 - Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, NSW
Description and image  Africa Remix - Contemporary Art of a Continent - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
   Without Boundary - Seventeen Ways of Looking - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   Threads of memory - Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs (DGCP), New York City, NY

   Centre of Gravity - Istanbul Modern, Istanbul
   hanging by a thread - - The Moore Space, Miami, FL (closed, 2008)
Description  Pilar Albarracín - Here Comes the Sun - Magasin 3 Stockholm Konsthall, Stockholm
   Opus, nouvelle présentation des collections permanentes - LaM - Lille Métropole musée d'art moderne, d'art contemporain et d'art brut, Villeneuve d'Ascq
   51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   Vertigo - Meadow Arts, Craven Arms, Shropshire
   Identitá & Nomadismo - Complesso Museale di Santa Maria della Scala, Siena
   African Remix - l'art contemporain d'un continent - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
Description  Beyond East and West - Seven Transnational Artists - Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA
   Textures - Word & Symbol in Contemporary African Art - National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC
   Africa Remix – Contemporary Art of a Continent - Hayward Gallery, London

   Beyond East and West: Seven Transnational Artists - Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, NH
   De leur temps. Collections privées Francaises - MUba Eugène Leroy, Tourcoing
   Looking Both Ways - Contemporary African Diaspora - Cranbrook Art Museum, Bloomfield Hills, MI
Description  Artists' Favourites - act II - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   Afrika Remix - Zeitgenössische Kunst eines Kontinents - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf
Description and image  monument to now - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   Le Opere e i Giorni - Certosa di Padula, Padula
   Looking Both Ways - Contemporary Artists from Africa - Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA
Description and image  Kunst Stoff - Galerie nächst St. Stephan - Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
   Beyond East And West - Seven Transnational Artists - Krannert Art Museum, Champaign, IL

   Reverie - Works from the Collection of Douglas S. Cramer - Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
   2. Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2003 - Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial, Niigata-ken
   Mani d’oro – arte e ricami nell’arte contemporanea - MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto
   Veil - Institute of International Visual Arts - iniva, London
Description and image Galeria Filomena SoaresGhada Amer / David Hines - Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon Send message

Description  Synopsis 2 - Theologies - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
   Tania Bruguera–Ghada Amer - Walter and McBean Galleries at San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Doble Filo - Bilbao Arte, Bilbao

   ARS 01 Unfolding Perspectives - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Description and image  The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   The Short Century - Das kurze Jahrhundert der Befreiung und Unabhängigkeit - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   Sous- titrée X, la pornographie entre image et propos - Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich

   Deitch/Steinberg Editions - - Deitch Projects - 76 Grand Street, New York City, NY (closed, 2010)
   PICAF 2000 - The Busan Biennale, Busan
   5e Biennale de Lyon - Partage d'exotismes - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon
   Passé compose / Futur antérieur - Musse D’art Roger Quilliot, Clermont Ferrand
Description and image  Continental Shift - Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen
   3rd Gwangju Biennale - Man+Space - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
   Whitney Biennial 2000 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY
   Greater New York: New Art in New York Now - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

   A girl like you - Galerie Praz-Delavallade - Paris, Paris
   Skin - Deste Foundation -, Athens
   Corps Social - École nationale supérieure des beaux-arts, Paris
   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
   48th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   L'envers du décor - IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

   Echolot oder neun Fragen an die Peripherie - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel

   French Kiss - Artspeak, Vancouver, BC
   French Kiss - CAG - Vancouver Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   Thread - Cristinerose Gallery, New York City, NY

   Ceremonial - Apexart, New York City, NY
   Obcutek za red - Moderna galerija Ljubljana, Ljubljana

Description  4. International İstanbul Biennial - International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul

   Bifurcations - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac

   Les mystères de l'auberge espagnole - Villa Arson, Nice


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 Francesca Minini, Milan


www.gfilomenasoares.comGaleria Filomena Soares, Lisbon eMail

South Africa

 Goodman Gallery Cape, Cape Town
 The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

South Korea

 Kukje Gallery, Seoul


 Galerie Guy Bärtschi, Geneva


 Galerie El Marsa, La Marsa


 Dirimart, Istanbul


 Russell Bowman Art Advisory, Chicago, IL
 Cheim & Read, New York City, NY
 Tina Kim Gallery, New York City, NY
 Landfall Press, Santa Fe, NM


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 Musée d'art moderne de Céret, Céret
 FRAC - Auvergne, Clermont Ferrand
 FRAC - Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, Marseille
 CCC - Centre de Creation Contemporaine, Tours


 Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

United Arab Emirates

 Maraya Art Centre - Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah


 Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
 Speed Art Museum, Louisville, KY
 Try-me, Richmond, VA


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