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Guy Ben-Ner  1969, IL

Rank (2014): 407 

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Video, Drawing, Film

to top Most exhibitions in:

USA 50
Germany 32
Israel 19
Canada 11
Italy 11

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Artist Rank
Christian Jankowski  98 15
Yael Bartana  163 13
Bruce Nauman  3 13
Keren Cytter  256 11
Omer Fast  225 11

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  Postmasters Gallery, USA 7
  The Israel Museum, Israel 4
  Konrad Fischer Galerie - Düsseldorf, Germany 4

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1969 Born in Ramat Gan (IL)

Awards 2006 DAAD Grant, Berlin

Lives and works in Tel Aviv (IL)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 174  Please report missing Information

until 1.2.2015
   fremd bin ich eingezogen... - Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg Send message

until 11.1.2015
   Shit and Die - Palazzo Cavour, Turin Send message

until 4.1.2015
   A Moving Image - Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Send message

until 13.12.
Description  Here, There, Everywhere - Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL Send message


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   Guy Ben-Ner: Soundtrack - Gimpel Fils, London
   Guy Ben-Ner: At Home - VCUarts Anderson Gallery, Richmond, VA
   Guy Ben Ner - Soundtrack - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY

   Guy Ben-Ner - Pinksummer, Genoa
   Guy Ben Ner - Sommer Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv

   Guy Ben-Ner - Stealing Beauty - mocca - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
   Guy Ben-Ner - Konrad Fischer Galerie - Berlin, Berlin

   Name Dropping / Photography since 1970 - Gimpel Fils, London
   Spies - Site Gallery, Sheffield
   Stile Der Stadt Videopanel 2011/ Haus 3. Internationales Videokunstfestival Hamburg - Altonaer Museum, Hamburg

   Guy Ben-Ner - Film / Zeichnung - Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz
   Flying Lessons - Konrad Fischer Galerie - Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
   Second Nature - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY

   Doblar a lo largo de la líne - CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles
Description and image  Guy Ben-Ner - Flying Lessons - Edith-Russ-Haus für Medienkunst, Oldenburg
   Guy Ben-Ner: Thursday the 12th - Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art - MASSMoCA, North Adams, MA
   Guy Ben-Ner - Pinksummer, Genoa
   Guy Ben-Ner - Konrad Fischer Galerie - Berlin, Berlin
   Moby Dick by Guy Ben-Ner - Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Brunswick, ME

   Guy Ben-Ner - Stealing Beauty - Kalmar konstmuseum, Kalmar
   Guy Ben-Ner- Wild Boy - Objectif exhibitions, Antwerp
   i'd give it to you if i could but i borrowed it - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY

   Guy Ben-Ner - Stealing Beauty - daadgalerie, Berlin
   Guy Ben-Ner - Treehouse Kit - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

   Guy Ben-Ner - CCP - Centre for Contemporary Photography, Melbourne, VIC
   Guy Ben-Ner - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY
   Guy Ben-Ner - CCA - The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
   Guy Ben-Ner - Wild Boy - Konrad Fischer Galerie - Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf

   Guy Ben-Ner - Honey, I Shrunk the Kids - CAC - Cincinnati Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH
   Guy Ben-Ner - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY


to top Group shows   140

   Sights and Sounds: Israel - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY
   Manifesta 10 - The State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg
   It Ain’t What You Make It's What Makes You Do It - Valentine, New York City, NY
Description  Arena - Center of Contemporary Art Znaki Czasu - CoCA, Torun
   Helsinki Photography Biennial - Photographic Gallery Hippolyte, Helsinki
   Room Service - Vom Hotel in der Kunst und Künstlern im Hotel - Staatliche Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
   Family Matters - Portraits and experiences of family today - Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina (CCCS), Florence
   Imaginäre Reisen – von hier ab ins Abenteuer! - Galerie im Marstall Ahrensburg, Ahrensburg

   Atelier à Habiter - Z33, Hasselt
   The Imaginary of the Ocean Deep - Tate St. Ives, St. Ives, Cornwall
Description  Image Employment - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Description  The Readymade Centennial - Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
   Performance Now - H&R Block Artspace at Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO
Description  Aquatopia - The imagnary of the ocean deep - Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
   The Ghost of Architecture: Recent and Promised Gifts - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Homebodies - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Wysiwyg: What You See Is What You Get - Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv
   The Kids Are All Right: an exhibition about family and photography - Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
   Le Pont - MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille
   Porosités - Centre d'Art le LAIT, Albi
   Besser scheitern - Film + Video - Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg
Description and image  Zizhiqu - Autonomous Regions - Guangdong Times Museum, Guangzhou, Guangdong

   Künstlerkinder von Runge bis Richter, von Dix bis Picasso - Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden
   Stage Presence - Theatricality In Art And Media - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Idea is the Object - - D'Amelio Terras, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)
   Family Talk - Futura, Prague
   Phänomen Wohlstand - Motorenhalle - riesa efau. Kultur Forum Dresden, Dresden
   Project 35 - Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt - Centre d'Art, Biel/Bienne
   The Weight of Lives I’m Not Living - Artspeak, Vancouver, BC
   BEYOND TIME - INTERNATIONAL VIDEO ART TODAY - Kulturhuset Stockholm, Stockholm
   Da zero a cento, le nuove età della vita - Triennale Bovisa, Milan
   Here In Your Space - Grand Central Art Center - California State University Fullerton, Santa Ana, CA

   Machine Raum - Choosing another strategy - Vejle Kunstmuseum – Vejle Museum of Art, Vejle
   Incongru. Quand l'art fait rire - Musée cantonal des Beaux-Arts, Lausanne
Description  Medi(t)ation - 2011 Asian Art Biennial - Asian Art Biennial Taiwan, Taichung
   The Global Contemporary, Art Worlds After 1989 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Blowing on a Hairy Shoulder / Grief Hunters - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
   VII Shiryaevo Biennale Of Contemporary Art - Strangers: Between Europe And Asia - Shiryaevo Biennale of Contemporary Art, Shiryaevo
   Project 35 - Gertrude contemporary art spaces, Melbourne, VIC
   COLORIFIC! We Make An Art Rainbow - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY
   SUMMER SHOW - Konrad Fischer Galerie - Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
Description  I WAS A MALE YVONNE DE CARLO - El arte crítico puede ser sofisticado, incluso entretenido / Salas 4, 5 y 6 - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
   Possession - Gentili Apri, Berlin
   Life: A User´s Manual - The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
   Szenenwechsel - Museum Kunst der Westküste, Alkersum / Föhr
   Seventh Dream of Teenage Heaven - Canzani Center Gallery at Columbus College of Art & Design, Columbus, OH

   SCHÖNER WOHNEN - Konrad Fischer Galerie - Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf
Description  Videozone V: The 5th International Video Art Biennial in Israel - Videozone - International Video-Art Biennial, Tel Aviv
   Selections from Projects 35: International Video - New Orleans Museum of Art NOMA, New Orleans, LA
   Adaptation - Philbrook Museum of Art, Tulsa, OK
Description  Höhepunkte der Kölner KunstFilmBiennale - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
   Real Life - MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina, SK
Description and image  1st Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art - Shockworkers of the Mobile Image - Ural Industrial Biennial, Yekaterinburg
   Res Publica - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
   Overview: Israeli Video 2000-2010 - Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa
   Real Life - Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON
   Bilder in Bewegung - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
   Resurrectine - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
Description and image  How to Read a Book - Locust Projects, Miami, FL
   Group Show - Kerstin Engholm Galerie, Vienna
   Morality Act III: And the moral of the story is... - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam

   Best of Loop - MOCA Pacific Design Center, West Hollywood, CA
   Blurrr 7 - The Sevnth International Biennial of Performance Art - BLURRR - International Biennial of Performing Arts, Tel Aviv
   TULCA 2009 - Galway Arts Centre, Galway
Description and image  Performa 09 - Performa, New York City, NY
   Real Life: Ron Mueck and Guy Ben-Ner - Glenbow Museum, Calgary, AB
   TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival 09 - TINA B. – The Prague Contemporary Art Festival, Prague
   Parenthesis - Western Bridge, Seattle, WA
   Zulu: Hunters and Other Fantasies - Nachum Gutman Art Museum, Tel Aviv
   The view from elsewhere. Small Acts - Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   Family Ties - The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Description  REAL LIFE: Ron Mueck and Guy Ben-Ner - Art Gallery of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta
Description and image  No Sound - Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, CO
Description and image  The Puppet Show - Frye Art Museum, Seattle, WA
   Adaptation: Video Installations by Ben-Ner, Herrera, Sullivan and Sussman & The Rufus Corporation - Indianapolis Museum of Art - IMA, Indianapolis, IN
   Standard Deviation - CCA - The Center for Contemporary Art, Tel Aviv
   On second reading - Galería Estrany - De La Mota, Barcelona
Description and image  Isolation - Golden Thread Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
Description  The Puppet Show - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Höhepunkte der Kölner KunstFilmBiennale in Berlin - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin

   Videozone 4 - Videozone - International Video-Art Biennial, Tel Aviv
   Adaptation. Video Installations by Ben-Ner, Herrera, Sullivan, and Sussman & The Rufus Corporation - Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
   Good Kids - Rosenfeld Gallery, Tel Aviv
   Happiness in Everyday Life - Art Tower Mito ATM, Mito
Description and image  Liverpool Biennial 2008 - Liverpool Biennial of Contemporary Art, Liverpool
   worlds on video – international video art - Centro di Cultura Contemporanea Strozzina (CCCS), Florence
   The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place - Zabludowicz Collection London, London
Description and image  7th Shanghai Biennale - Translocalmotion - Shanghai Biennale, Shanghai
   MOBILE ARCHIVE - Halle für Kunst e.V., Lüneburg
   Groupexhibition - Conduit Gallery, Dallas, TX
Description and image  XV. Rohkunstbau DREI FARBEN - ROT - Rohkunstbau, Berlin
   La vraie vie. Ron Mueck et Guy Ben-Ner - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
   OÙ ? Scènes du Sud – Volet 2 - Carré d´art - Musée d´art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes
   The Puppet Show - Santa Monica Museum of Art, Santa Monica, CA
   My [public] space - - NIMk - Netherlands Media Art Institute, Amsterdam (closed, 2013)
   L'impresa dell'arte - PAN - Palazzo delle Arti di Napoli, Naples
   ACCESS TO ISRAEL I & II - Israelische Gegenwartskunst / Israeli Contemporary Art - Jüdisches Museum Frankfurt am Main, Frankfurt/Main
   Eventually We'll Die - Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya
   Comic relief - National Gallery of Canada - Musée des beaux-arts du Canada, Ottawa, ON
   Real Time: Art in Israel 1998–2008 - The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
   Only Connect - CAM - Chelsea Art Museum, New York City, NY
   Didtortion of an unendurable reality - Galleria Pianissimo, Milan
   History Will Repeat Itself - Strategies of Re-enactment in Contemporary Art -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
   Adaptation: Video Installations by Ben-Ner, Herrera, Sullivan, and Sussman & The Rufus Corporation - Smart Museum of Art, Chicago, IL
   All-Inclusive - Die Welt des Tourismus - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main
   Laughing in a foreign language - Hayward Gallery, London
Description and image  Mummy is Nasty - - Thumm - Dircksenstraße, Berlin (closed, 2009)
   The Puppet Show - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Art - University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

   The rite of spring/Voci dalla luna: omaggio a Federico Fellini - MAN - Museo d`Arte di Nuoro, Nuoro
   History Will Repeat Itself - Kunst-Werke Berlin - KW Institute for Contemporary Art , Berlin
   Voci dalla luna: omaggio a Federico Fellini - GC.AC - Galleria Comunale d'Arte Contemporanea di Monfalcone, Monfalcone
   Playing with Solitude - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   The Rear - Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya
   Herzliya Biennial 2007 - The Rear - Herzliya Biennial, Herzliya
   Art Summer University - Tate Modern, London
   Pensa | Piensa | Think - Arts Santa Mònica, Barcelona
Description and image  skulptur projekte münster 07 - Skulptur Projekte Münster, Münster
   History will repeat itself - HMKV - Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
   Drôles de je - FRAC - Alsace, Sélestat
   Birdwatching : Landscape And Leisure - Foreman Art Gallery of Bishop’s University, Sherbrooke, QC
   Structure & Stories - David Castillo Gallery, Miami, FL

   Roland Flexner - Guy Ben Ner - Galerie Nathalie Obadia - Paris, Paris
   Homesick - Akureyri Art Museum, Akureyri
   Hybridity - The Evolution of Species and Spaces in 21st-Century Art - 21c Museum, Louisville, KY
   Mini Israel - The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
   Homecooked - Video by Guy Ben-Ner, Silvia Gruner, and Ohad Meromi - The Jewish Museum of New York, New York City, NY

   Traum und Trauma - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
   Carneval des animaux - Marc de Puechredon, Basel
   51st International Art Exhibition Venice Biennale / Biennale di Venezia - Always a little further - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
   BROOKLinVIDEO - Futura, Prague
Description and image  Greater New York 2005 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Who is the protagonist? - - Guild & Greyshkul, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)

   RealismusStudio - Spielformen der Bewusstseinsindustrie - Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin
   Becoming-Father/Becoming-Infant - Bronx Museum of the Arts (BxMA), New York City, NY
   a perfect day for bananafish - Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY
   Storytelling - Contemporary Approaches to New Media - George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film, Rochester, NY
   Video X - Momenta Art, New York City, NY

   Enough about me - Momenta Art, New York City, NY

   Double rivage - CRAC - Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain de Sète, Sète
   Retail Price - Pyramida Center for Contemporary art, Haifa


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 Galerie Nathalie Obadia - Bruxelles, Brussels


 Konrad Fischer Galerie - Berlin, Berlin
 Konrad Fischer Galerie - Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf


 Pinksummer, Genoa

United Kingdom

 Gimpel Fils, London


 Aspect Ratio, Chicago, IL
 Postmasters Gallery, New York City, NY


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 Kadist Art Foundation Paris, Paris


 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem


 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY


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