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Kay Hassan  1956, ZA

Rank (2014): 13843 – 

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to top Artist's arttributes:

Photography, Video, Object, Installation

to top Most exhibitions in:

South Africa 16
USA 10
Germany 7
Switzerland 3

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Artist Rank
Zwelethu Mthethwa  1147 19
David Koloane  10645 12
Jane Alexander  2437 11
Moshekwa Langa  1448 11

to top Most exhibitions held at:

  Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC), South Africa 5
  Smac Art Gallery, South Africa 4
  Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC) - Cape Town, South Africa 2
  National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, USA 2
  Kunsthalle Bern, Switzerland 2

to top Biography:  Please report missing Information

1956 Born in Johannesburg (ZA)

Awards 2000 DaimlerChrysler Award for South African Contemporary Art

Lives and works in Johannesburg (ZA)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 48  Please report missing Information

to top Solo shows   6

   Kay Hassan. Recent Photographs. - Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY

   Kay Hassan - Fixing Time - Smac Art Gallery, Stellenbosch
   Fixing Time - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC), Stellenbosch
   Kay Hassan - Urbation - Johannesburg Art Gallery (JAG), Johannesburg

   Kay Hassan - DaimlerChrysler Award for South African Contemporary Art - Württembergischer Kunstverein, Stuttgart

   Kay Hassan - Konstruktive Collagen - Galerie Seippel, Cologne


to top Group shows   42

   Collection 15 - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC), Stellenbosch
   Collection 15 - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC) - Cape Town, Cape Town
   Collection 14 - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC), Stellenbosch
   Collection 14 - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC) - Cape Town, Cape Town

   Divisions: Aspects of South African Art 1948 - 2010 - Smac Art Gallery, Stellenbosch

   2009 International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale - International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale, Incheon
Description and image Daimler ContemporaryMercedes- Benz Award for South African Art and Culture 2009 - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Send message
Description and image  Beauty and Pleasure South African Contemporary Art - Stenersenmuseet, Oslo

Description  is it tomorrow yet? - Singapore Art Museum, Singapore
   Collection 10 - Smac Art Gallery, Stellenbosch
   Collection 10 - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC), Stellenbosch
   Abstract South African Art from the Isolation Years: Part 2  - Smac Art Gallery, Stellenbosch
   Snap Judgments - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   Abstract South African Art From The Isolation Years: Part 2 - Stellenbosch Modern and Contemporary (SMAC), Stellenbosch
   Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - Brooks Museum of Art, Memphis, TN

   Critical Mass – Kritische Masse II - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
   Juicios instantáneos - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City

Description  Snap Judgments: New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
   Body of Evidence (Selections from the Contemporary African Art Collection) - National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC
   Snap Judgments - New Positions in Contemporary African Photography - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY
   Conversation with Art, on Art. bauhaus to Contemporary Art - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo

   The DaimlerChrysler Collection - South African National Gallery, Cape Town
   New Identities Contemporary South African Art - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
Description  DaimlerChrysler Collection for South Africa - Museum Africa, Johannesburg
Description  The Daimler Art Collection - Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria

   The African Exile Museum - Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich
   Kay Hassan - Dominique Uldry - Kunsthalle Bern, Bern
   Body and the Archive - Artists Space, New York City, NY

   Südafrika: South Africa - Rainbow Nation - kunst:raum sylt quelle, Rantum / Sylt
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Description and image  Exposition collective - Palais de Tokyo, Paris

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
  AEROPLASTICS contemporaryFace Off - AEROPLASTICS contemporary, Brussels Send message
   The Short Century: Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994 - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
   The Big Bag Show - The Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg

   4čme Biennale de l'Art Africain Contemporain - Dak'Art Biennale de l’art africain contemporain, Dakar
   Memórias Íntimas Marcas - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

   Claiming Art/Reclaiming Space - Post-Apartheid Art from South Africa - National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC

   Transatlántico - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria

   no place (like home) - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

   1st Gwangju Biennal - Beyond The Borders - Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju


 Dealer Directory  3

South Africa

 Smac Art Gallery, Stellenbosch


 Kyle Kauffman Gallery, New York City, NY
 Jack Shainman Gallery, New York City, NY


to top Collections  3   Please report missing Information


Daimler ContemporaryDaimler Contemporary, Berlin  eMail
 The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm


 National Museum of African Art - Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC


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