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Magdalena Abakanowicz  1930, PL

Rank (2014): 873 – 

Artwork:

Magdalena Abakanowicz, King Arthur’s Court: Parcival
King Arthur’s Court: Parcival, 2005-06
Galerie Scheffel

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to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 52
Germany 30
Poland 15
Japan 13




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Artist Rank
Pablo Picasso  2 18
Jean Arp  187 14
Louise Bourgeois  13 14
Yayoi Kusama  53 13
Manolo Valdés  684 13




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Institution
  Marlborough New York, USA 11
  Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Germany 7
Galerie Scheffel Galerie Scheffel, Germany 6
  Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, USA 5



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20.6.1930 Born in Falenty (PL)

1950 - 1954 Studies στην Academy of Fine Arts in Warsaw, Poland

1965 - 1990 Was Professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznan, Poland

1994 - 1997 Creates drawing and choreographies inspired by her sculptures. They are taken to stage by Asbestos, a Japanese Butoh dance group

Lives and works in Warsaw (PL)

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until 15.6.
   Everybody is Nobody - Fundación Banco Santander, Boadilla del Monte Send message

until 4.5.
   For Each Gesture Another Character - Art Stations Foundation, Poznan Send message

until 3.5.
Description  The Paradox of Sculpture - National Academy Museum, New York City, NY Send message

until 27.4.
   Committed to Paper: Master Drawings and Prints by Sculptors - Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI Send message

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2013
   Fists - Robert Bills Contemporary, Chicago, IL
   Magdalena Abakanowicz – retrospektywa - Centre of Polish Sculpture, Orońsko
   Magdalena Abakanowicz. Opus et fabulas - Miejska Galeria Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
   A Survey 1987-2009 - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY

2012
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - The Human Adventure - Akbank Art Center, Istanbul

2011
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Life and Work - Muzeum Umeni Olomouc / The Olomouc Museum of Art, Olomouc

2010
   From the Anatomy Cycle - Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY
Description  Abakanowicz - National Museum in Cracow / Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie, Krakow
   Magdalena Abakanowicz: Sculpture - Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY

2009
Description and image Galerie ScheffelMagdalena Abakanowicz - Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg Send message
   Magdalena Abakanowicz. Space to experience - Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro, Milan

2008
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Mary & Leigh Block Museum of Art, Evanston, IL
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf
  Villa WesselMagdalena Abakanowicz - Villa Wessel, Iserlohn Send message
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   Magdalena Abakanovicz - La corte del Rey Arturo - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

2007
Description and image  Magdalena Abakanowicz - Coexistence: Dream, Gruby and Koziol - Taguchi Fine Art , Tokyo
   Magdalena Abakanowicz: Drawings - Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Galerie Patrice Trigano, Paris

2006
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Trondheim Art Museum, Trondheim
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Sculptures et Dessins - Marlborough Monaco, Monaco

2005
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Confessions - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Museum of Fine Arts - Budapest, Budapest
   Space to Experience: The Sculpture of Magdalena Abakanowicz - Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, Fort Lauderdale, FL
   Magdalena Abakanowicz: Backward Seated Figures - Katonah Museum of Art, Katonah, NY

2004
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Stephen Wirtz Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Danubiana - Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Kunsthaus CentrePasquArt - Centre d'Art, Biel/Bienne
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Espace d'Art Contemporain André Malraux, Colmar
Description and image  Magdalena Abakanowicz - Melchior, Jonas and the eight White Faces - Taguchi Fine Art , Tokyo

2003
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Coexistence - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
   Abakanowicz - Museum Beelden aan Zee, Scheveningen
Description and image  Magdalena Abakanowicz - Dancing Figures - Marlborough London, London (England)

1998
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Recent Works, sculpture -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

1996
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Oriel Mostyn Gallery, Llandudno (Wales)

1995
   Magdalena Abakanowicz -  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw

1993
   Magdalena Abakanowicz: Installation - David Winton Bell Gallery, Providence, RI

1991
   Abakanowicz - Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Art Tower Mito ATM, Mito

1990
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL

1984
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX

1983
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1982
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   Abakanowicz - Galerie Jeanne Bucher, Paris

1977
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Malmö Konsthall, Malmö

1975
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London (England)

1973
   Magdalena Abakanowicz - Arnolfini, Bristol (England)

1969
   Abakanowicz : 2- en 3-dimensionale weefsels - Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
   Abakanowicz : 2- en 3-dimensionale weefsels - Groninger Museum, Groningen

1968
   Abakanowicz : 2- en 3-dimensionale weefsels - Frans Hals Museum, Haarlem
   Abakanowicz : 2- en 3-dimensionale weefsels - Stedelijk Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven
   Abakanowicz - Helmhaus Zürich, Zurich

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2013
   The Hermansdorfer Family Collection - National Museum Wroclaw, Wroclaw
   Decorum - Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris - MAM/ARC, Paris
   Textiles: Open Letter - Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
   L'arbre qui ne meurt jamais - Théâtre des Sablons, Neuilly sur Seine
Description and image  The Splendor of Textiles - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
Description and image  Renaissance Reloaded - Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf

2012
   Correspondences. Modern Art and Universalism - ms2 – Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
   Textiles: Open Letter - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig
   about blank - Der leere Raum oder das Verschwinden der Dinge - Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt
Description  Von Kopf bis Fuß - Porträts und Menschenbilder in der Sammlung Würth - Kunsthalle Würth, Schwäbisch Hall
   Muse: Exploring Inspiration - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
   5. Schweizerische Triennale der Skulptur Bad Ragaz und Vaduz 2012 - Schweizerische Triennale der Skulptur Bad Ragaz und Vaduz, Bad Ragaz
   Independent Visions: Sculpture in the Garden - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
   Le Monde Comme Volonte Et Comme Papier Peint - Le Consortium, Dijon
   Kunst Sammeln 6 - Kunstverein Bad Salzdetfurth e.V., Bodenburg
   Beaufort 04 - Beaufort Triennale, Oostende
   Sculpting with Fiber - Figge Art Museum, Davenport, IA

2011
  Galerie ScheffelIm kleinen Format - Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg Send message
  Galerie ScheffelBildhauer-Zeichnungen - Papierarbeiten der Künstler - Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg Send message
Description and image Villa WesselHängengeblieben ... - Villa Wessel, Iserlohn Send message
   The Power of Fantasy Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland - National Museum in Cracow / Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie, Krakow
Description  The Power of Fantasy - Modern and Contemporary Art from Poland - BOZAR - Palais des Beaux-Arts / Paleis voor Schone Kunsten, Brussels
   Summer Installation 2011 - Taguchi Fine Art , Tokyo
   Masterpieces Of The 20th Century From The Collection Of The Valencia Institute Of Modern Art (ivam) - Moscow museum of modern art - MMOMA, Moscow
Description  Art on Lake - Museum of Fine Arts - Budapest, Budapest
   Face to Face - Gerald Peters Gallery - Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   Group Show - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY

2010
   Without You I'm Nothing: Art and Its Audience - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
   From Picasso to Gary Hill - CDMAC - Centro Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultura, Fortaleza, CE
Description and image  Märchen Kunst - Kunsthalle Darmstadt, Darmstadt
   Individu Animal - Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf
   Art of Modern Japan - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
   Tha Visible Vagina - David Nolan Gallery, New York City, NY
   Situations - Altair, Palma de Mallorca
   Winter Group Show - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY

2009
  Galerie ScheffelIm kleinen Format - Galerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg Send message
   The Only Way Out Is In - IKON Ltd, Santa Monica, CA
Description and works of art  Gender Check - Rollenbilder in der Kunst Osteuropas - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
   Difference Beyond Difference - Art Stations Foundation, Poznan
   Difference Beyond Difference - Stary Browar, Poznan
   Works on Paper - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
Description  Pivot Points 3 - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
Description and image  MESSIAHS - MODEM Centre for Modern and Contemporary Arts, Debrecen
   Weltanschauung Visione Del Mondo - Art Forum Würth Capena, Capena
   ...aus den Beständen Von Abakanowicz bis Conroy - Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf
   Pas nécessaire et pourtant indispensable. 1979-2009 : 30 ans d’art contemporain à Meymac - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac
   Summer Installation 2009 - Taguchi Fine Art , Tokyo
Description and image  elles@centrepompidou, artistes femmes dans les collections du Centre Pompidou - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Three-dimensional Concepts. IVAM Collection - Centro Cultural Bancaja Alicante, Alicante
   4. Schweizerische Triennale der Skulptur Bad Ragaz und Vaduz 2009 - Schweizerische Triennale der Skulptur Bad Ragaz und Vaduz, Bad Ragaz
   Sculpture Today - Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju Bomun
   Vancouver Sculpture Biennale 2009-2011 - Vancouver Sculpture Biennale, Vancouver, BC

2008
Description and image  WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
Description and image  Origins - HVCCA - Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, Peekskill, NY
   Group Dialogue - Gerald Peters Gallery - Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM
   Visions: Selections from the James T. Dyke Collection of Contemporary Drawings - Arkansas Arts Center, Little Rock, AR
   Neue Kunst in alten Gärten - Neue Kunst In Alten Gärten e.V., Gehrden-Lenthe
   Summer Show 2008 - Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY
   Group Show - Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY
   (un)common threads - Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York City, NY
Description and image  Works on Paper - Donopoulos International Fine Arts - DIFA, Thessaloniki
   Skulptur! - Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf
Description and image  WACK!: Art and the Feminist Revolution - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
   Paysages Urbains - Galerie Samuel Lallouz, Montreal, QC

2007
   Painting & Sculpture - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
   International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale 2007 - International Incheon Women Artist's Biennale, Incheon
   Residenz München - Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf
   WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution - National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC
   Figura Humana y Abstracción - Sede Norte de Würth Espana S.A., Agoncillo
Description, image and works of art Kurpark Bad HomburgBlickachsen 6 - Kurpark Bad Homburg, Bad Homburg Send message
   Power Women - The Museum of Modern Art Shiga, Shiga
   Wit & Whimsy - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
Description and image  WACK! - Art And The Feminist Revolution - The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
   Arbeiten auf Papier - Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf

2006
   Contemporary sculpture - - Zwirner & Wirth, New York City, NY (closed, 2009)
Description and image Lehmbruck MuseumWas ist Plastik? 100 Jahre - 100 Köpfe- Das Jahrhundert moderner Skulptur - Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg Send message
   Weltanschauung- Visione del mondo - Palazzo Riso - Museo d’Arte Contemporanea della Sicilia, Palermo
   Sztuka XX Wieku - The National Museum in Warsaw - The Gallery of 20th-century Polish Art, Warsaw
Description  To the Human Future - Flight from the Dark Side - Art Tower Mito ATM, Mito
   DIE OBERE HÄLFTE. Die Büste von Rodin bis Wang Du - Museum Liner, Appenzell

2005
Description  Die obere Hälfte - Die Büste von Rodin bis Funakoshi - Kunsthalle in Emden, Emden
   Vancouver Sculpture Biennale 2005-2007 - Vancouver Sculpture Biennale, Vancouver, BC
   Works on Paper - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
   Modern Art from the Museum Collection - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
   Video Installation by Bill Viola and Contemporary Works from the Museum Collection - National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo
Description  Die obere Hälfte - Die Büste von Rodin bis Funakoshi - Städtische Museen Heilbronn, Heilbronn
   Sculptures Monumentales à Saint Tropez - Marlborough Monaco, Monaco
  Kurpark Bad HomburgBlickachsen 5 - Kurpark Bad Homburg, Bad Homburg Send message

2004
   Monocromos - de Malevich al presente - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Sculpture Quadrennial Riga 2004 - European Space - Sculpture Quadrennial Riga, Riga
Description  Love / Hate. From Magritte to Cattelan. - Villa Manin. Centro d'arte contemporanea, Codroipo (UD)

2003
   Faces, Masks, Stories - Museum of Fine Arts - Budapest, Budapest
Description and image  Me & More - Kunstmuseum Luzern, Lucerne
   AGRUPÉMONOS TODOS. GREGARISMO, LECER E OUTROS MOTIVOS DE XUNTANZA - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
   Group Exhibition - Works by gallery artists - Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
   kleinkariert und großgemustert - Kunsthaus Kaufbeuren, Kaufbeuren

2002
   Primal Screams and Songs - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
   la parae des animaux - Marlborough Madrid, Madrid
Description and image  The Body Present: Effigies, Decoys, and Other Equivalents - Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL

2001
   In Between - : Art. From Poland, 1945 - 2000 - Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL

2000
Description  To The Rescue - Eight Artists in an Archive - The Contemporary Jewish Museum San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
   Aspect - Positions - 50 Years of Art in Central Europe 1949-99 - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest
   Visage: Painting and the Human Face in 20th-Century Art - National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto (MOMAK), Kyoto
   UTOPIA I WIZJA - Utopia and Vision - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw
   Visage Painting and the Human Face in 20th Century Art - NMWA The National Museum of Western Art, Tokyo

1999
   UTOPIA I WIZJA - Utopia and Vision - Centre of Polish Sculpture, Orońsko
   To the Rescue - Eight Artists in an Archive - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY

1998
   KölnSkulptur 1 - Skulpturenpark Köln, Cologne
   Animals as Muse - Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, FL

1996
   L'œil du collectionneur - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   Figuration - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL

1994
   Itinere. Caminos e Caminantes - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
   Europa, Europa - Das Jahrhundert der Avantgarde in Mittel- und Osteuropa - Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn

1993
   Group Exhibition - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL

1992
   Opere dalla Collezione 88-92 - Centro per l´Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, PO
   Lyon, Łódź : Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi, 1931-1992 - Musée d'Art Contemporain Lyon, Lyon
   News Modern and Contemporary Masters - Zeisler Collection - Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL

1987
   Les années 70, les années mémoire : archéologie du savoir et de l’être - Abbaye St André - Centre d'art contemporain Meymac, Meymac

1984
   International Survey of Recent Painting and Sculpture - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1982
   Kunst wird Material - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin

1975
   Kunst Stoff Kunst - Städtische Galerie Nordhorn, Nordhorn

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France

 Galerie Marwan Hoss, Paris

Germany

www.galerie-scheffel.deGalerie Scheffel, Bad Homburg eMail
 Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Dusseldorf
 munichmodern, Munich

Japan

 Taguchi Fine Art , Tokyo

Monaco

 Marlborough Monaco, Monaco

Poland

 Starmach Gallery, Krakow

Switzerland

 Marlborough Galerie AG, Zurich

USA

 Richard Gray Gallery - Chicago, Chicago, IL
 Vered Gallery, East Hampton, NY
 Evelyn Aimis Fine Art, Miami, FL
 Richard Gray Gallery - New York, New York City, NY
 Marlborough Chelsea, New York City, NY
 Marlborough New York, New York City, NY
 Gebert Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM

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Czech Republic

 Museum Kampa - The Jan and Meda Mládek Foundation, Prague

France

 IAC - Institut d'art contemporain Villeurbanne/Rhône-Alpes, Villeurbanne

Germany

Lehmbruck MuseumLehmbruck Museum, Duisburg  eMail
 Herbert-Gerisch Stiftung, Neumünster

Hungary

 Museum of Fine Arts - Budapest, Budapest

Israel

 The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Italy

 MART- Museo d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto

Japan

 Sezon Museum of Modern Art , Karuizawa
 National Museum of Modern Art Kyoto (MOMAK), Kyoto
 National Museum of Modern Art Tokyo (MOMAT), Tokyo

Lithuania

 Europos Parkas, Vilnius

Norway

 Henie Onstad Art Centre, Høvikodden

Poland

 Miejska Galeria Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
 ms - Muzeum Sztuki Lodz, Lodz
 Muzeum Pomorza Środkowego / Museum of Central Pomerania, Slupsk
  Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
 National Museum Wroclaw, Wroclaw

Slovakia

 Danubiana - Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava

South Korea

 Artsonje Museum, Gyeongju Bomun

Switzerland

 art-st-urban - Museum & Sculptureparque, St. Urban
 Museum Bellerive, Zurich

United Kingdom

 Yorkshire Sculpture Park - YSP, Wakefield, West Yorkshire (England)

USA

 Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA), Chicago, IL
 Nasher Sculpture Center, Dallas, TX
 Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO
 North Dakota Museum of Art, Grand Forks, ND
 Frederik Meijer Gardens & Sculpture Park, Grand Rapids, MI
 Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
 Grounds For Sculpture, Hamilton, NJ
 Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
 The Margulies Collection, Miami, FL
 Museum of Contemporary Art North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
 Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
 Storm King Art Center, Mountainville, NY
 MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
 Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
 Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
 Runnymede Sculpture Farm, Woodside, CA

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