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Gustav Metzger  1926, DE

Rank (2014): 553 

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Male
Installation, Performance
Fluxus



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Country
United Kingdom 25
Germany 22
USA 13
Austria 11




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Artist Rank
Gordon Matta-Clark  55 16
Yoko Ono  101 16
Joseph Beuys  5 13
Andy Warhol  1 13




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Institution
  ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, United Kingdom 4
  ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Germany 3



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1926 Born in Nürnberg (DE)

Lives and works in London, England (UK)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 121  Please report missing Information



until 15.2.2015
   Damage Control - Art and Destruction Since 1950 - Kunsthaus Graz, Graz Send message

until 4.1.2015
   Anthropocène Monument - les Abattoirs de Toulouse, Toulouse Send message

until 7.12.
Description  Allegory of the Cave Painting - Extra City Kunsthal, Antwerp Send message

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2014
   Gustav Metzger - Lift Off! - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
   Gustav Metzger: Testimony and Action - Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv

2013
   Gustav Metzger - Years without Art - Morat - Institut für Kunst und Kunstwissenschaft, Freiburg
   Gustav Metzger - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon

2011
   Gustav Metzger - Centre d’art contemporain de Quimper - le Quartier, Quimper
   Gustav Metzger: Historic Photographs - New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York City, NY

2010
   Gustav Metzger - Decenni: 1959 - 2009 - Galleria Civica di Trento, Trento
   gustav metzger - strampelde bäumf / mirror trees - Haus der Kunst München, Munich
   Gustav Metzger : Décennies 1959-2009 - Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart

2009
   Gustav Metzger: Decades 1959–2009 - Serpentine Gallery, London

2007
   Gustav Metzger. Modelle - Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
   Gustav Metzger Works 1995–2007 - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw

2006
   Gustav Metzger - Lunds konsthall, Lund
Description and image Kunsthalle BaselGustav Metzger - In Memoriam: New Works - Kunsthalle Basel, Basel Send message

2005
   Gustav Metzger - CUBITT, London
Description and image  Gustav Metzger - Geschichte Geschichte - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)

2003
   Gustav Metzger - t1+2 artspace, London

1999
   Gustav Metzger - Ein Schnitt entlang der Zeit - Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg

1997
   Gustav Metzger - kunstraum muenchen, Munich

1972
   Gustav Metzger: Executive Profile Exhibition - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

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2014
   Damage Control - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
   Proudly Presenting: Sammlung Generali Foundation - Museum der Moderne, Salzburg
Description  Somewhat Abstract - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
Description  Arena - Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu - CoCA, Torun
   Annals of the Twenty-Ninth Century - Wysing Arts Centre, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire

2013
Description  Null Object: Gustav Metzger thinks about nothing - Ruskin Gallery - Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Description and image  Damage Control - Art and Destruction Since 1950 - Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
   Exploding Utopia - LGLondon, London
   You Are The Company In Which You Keep - Northern Gallery for Contemporary Art, Sunderland
   Mandala Mental - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   V22 Collection Show - V22, London
   In The Heart Of The Country - The Collection Of The Museum Of Modern Art In Warsaw - Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie / Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
   Bon Travail - Argos, Brussels
   Une exposition parlée - Jeu de Paume, Paris
   Destroy the Picture: Painting the Void, 1949–1962 - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Mass Media / Media Mess - Christine König Galerie, Vienna
   Gustav Metzger / Gerhard Rühm - Mass Media / Media Mess - Christine König Galerie, Vienna

2012
   Jahresgaben 2012 - kunstraum muenchen, Munich
   Artandpress Kunst. Wahrheit. Wirklichkeit. - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Abstracción Y Movimiento - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
Description and image  The Nature Of Disappearance: Part 2 - Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York City, NY
   Documenta (13) - Documenta, Kassel
   Ein Wunsch bleibt immer übrig - Ludwig Museum im Deutschherrenhaus, Koblenz
   Making History - Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main
   Plus de Croissance: Un Capitalisme Idéal ... - La Ferme du buisson - centre d'art et de curiosités culturelles, Noisiel
Description  Artandpress - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   Printed in Norfolk: Coracle Publications 1989-2012 - College of the Arts, Norwich
   Irmavep Club, Chapitre IV et V - Musée Départemental d'Art Contemporain de Rochechouart, Rochechouart

2011
Description  Eyes Looping for a Head to Inhabit - ms - Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
Description  Produced by Migros - Sammlung migros museum für gegenwartskunst - Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel
Description  Curators' Series #4. Studies for an Exhibition - The David Roberts Art Foundation, London
   29ª Bienal de São Paulo - Selected Works - Palacio das Artes , Belo Horizonte, MG

2010
Description and image  29° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
Description and image  8th Gwangju Biennale - 10,000 Lives - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
Description  XIV Biennale Internazionale di Scultura di Carrara - Biennale di Sculture di Carrara, Carrara
   ... avant il n’y avait rien, après on va pouvoir faire mieux. - Circuit, Lausanne
   Collection - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   Une exposition (du) sensible - Centre d’art contemporain la Synagogue de Delme, Delme
   La revanche de l'archive photographique - Maison des arts du Grütli, Geneva
   Klimakapseln. Überlebensbedingungen in der Katastrophe - MKG - Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Hamburg
   I'm Not Here. An Exhibition Without Francis Alÿs - de Appel Boys' School, Amsterdam
   Modernologies - Contemporary Artists Researching Modernity and Modernism - Muzeum Sztuki Nowoczesnej w Warszawie / Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw

2009
   Going to Market - Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden
Description  Modernologies - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
   Hello Goodbye Thank You, Again - castillo/corrales, Paris
Description and image  On the Tectonics of History - International Studio & Curatorial Program (ISCP), New York City, NY
   Moralische Fantasien - Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen
Description and image  Tate Triennial 2009 - Altermodern - Tate Triennial, London

2008
   Manifesto Marathon - Serpentine Gallery, London
Description  Yokohama Triennale 2008 - Time Crevasse - Central and Waterfront Sites in Yokohama, Yokohama
Description  Moralische Fantasien - Künstlerische Strategien in Zusammenhang mit der Klimaerwärmung - Kunstmuseum des Kantons Thurgau, Warth
   Experiment Marathon Reykjavik - Listasafn Reykjavikur - Reykjavík Art Museum, Reykjavik
   Old News 4 - Midway Contemporary Art, Minneapolis, MN
   Biennale Cuvée - OK Offenes Kulturhaus OÖ, Linz
   bit international. [Nove] tendencije | Computer und visuelle Forschung | Zagreb 1961–1973 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
Description and image  Paul McCarthy´s Low Life Slow Life: Part 1 - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Self-Cancellation - Beaconsfield, Beaconsfield

2007
Description and image  Performa 07 - The Second Biennial of New Visual Art Performance - Performa, New York City, NY
Description and image  skulptur projekte münster 07 - Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster
   SAMMLUNG - - Generali Foundation, Vienna (closed, 2014)
   bit international – [Nove] Tendencije - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
   8th Sharjah Biennial - Sharjah Biennial, Sharjah
   Ruins / Emotional Landscapes - Safn, Reykjavik
   For a Special Place: Documents and Works from the Generali Foundation Collection - Austrian Cultural Forum New York, New York City, NY
   The Evil Part 2: Pop & Politics - Galerie Gebr. Lehmann - Dresden, Dresden
   The Evil - Part I - Galerie Gebr. Lehmann - Dresden, Dresden

2006
   Gustav Metzger/Eva Weinmayr – 2006 - kunstraum muenchen, Munich
   MERZ - Magazin4 - Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz

2005
   Zur Tektonik der Geschichte - Forum Stadtpark, Graz
   III Bienal de Valencia - Agua sin ti no soy - Bienal de Valencia, Valencia
Description  Summer of Love Art of the Psychedelic Era - Tate Liverpool, Liverpool

2004
Description  Art & the 60's: This was Tomorrow - Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery, Birmingham
Description  Artists' Favourites - act II - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
Description and image  Art and the 60s - This was Tomorrow - Tate Britain, London

2003
   Signatures of the Invisible - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Signatures of the Invisible - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Zona People 1974-1985 Non profit art space - Firenze - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
Description and image  50th International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description and image  Independence - SLG South London Gallery, London

2002
  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundação Calouste GulbenkianAssinaturas do Invisivel - Signatures of the Invisible - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message
   Signatures of the Invisible - Museu Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon
   St. Petrischnee - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   Iconoclash - Jenseits der Bilderkriege in Wissenschaft, Religion und Kunst - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Signatures of the Invisible - CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Geneva
   Signatures of the Invisible - Centre d´Art Contemporain Geneve, Geneva

2001
   Signatures of the Invisible - Complesso del Vittoriano, Rome
   Signatures of the Invisible - The Old Truman Brewery, London
   Look Out - PM Gallery & House, London

1999
   "Dream City"-ein Münchener Gemeinschaftsprojekt - Kunstverein München, Munich
   out of actions - Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo (MOT), Tokyo
   Deep Storage – Arsenale der Erinnerung - Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf

1998
   Deep Storage: The Arsenal of Memory - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Arte y acción - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona
   out of actions - Aktionismus, Body Art & Performances 1949-1979 - Museum für angewandte Kunst (MAK), Vienna
Description  Out of Actions: Between Performance and the Object, 1949-1979 - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA

1974
   Art Into Society: 7 German artists - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   Art into society - society into art: seven German artists - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London

1972
   documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel

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France

 FRAC - Champagne-Ardenne, Reims

Poland

 Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, Warsaw

Switzerland

 Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich

United Kingdom

 Tate Britain, London

USA

 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

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