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Melanie Smith  1965, UK

Rank (2014): 1152 – 

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Female
Painting, Photography, Film



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 29
Mexico 20
Spain 14
Switzerland 9
United Kingdom 7




to top Most exhibitions shown with:

Artist Rank
Francis Alys  16 32
Gabriel Orozco  80 22
Teresa Margolles  432 18
Damián Ortega  436 17
Pablo Vargas Lugo  5114 17




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Switzerland 8
  Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico 4
  Galería OMR, Mexico 4
  Quint Contemporary Art, USA 3



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1965 Born in Poole, DOR, England (UK)

Lives and works in since 1989 Mexico City (MX)

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www.melaniesmith.net

 

Public exhibitions (Selection) 107  Please report missing Information


from 20.7.
Description  Sitelines.2014: Unsettled Landscapes - SITElines, Santa Fe, NM Send message

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Description  Daros Latinamerica Collection - Fondation Beyeler, Riehen Send message

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2012
   Melanie Smith - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
   Melanie Smith – Short Circuit - Villa Merkel - Galerien der Stadt Esslingen, Esslingen

2011
   wall-eyed - Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo

2009
Description and image  Melanie Smith: Spiral City & Other Vicarious Pleasures - MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA

2008
   Melanie Smith - Galería Alberto Sendrós, Buenos Aires
   Melanie Smith - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
   Melanie Smith: "Urban Views" - Patrick Painter Inc., Santa Monica, CA

2005
   Melanie Smith - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

2004
Description and image  CERCA SERIES - MELANIE SMITH - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD Downtown, San Diego, CA
   Melanie Smith - Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA

2002
Description and image  Melanie Smith - six steps toward abstraction - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

2001
Description and image  Melanie Smith - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

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2013
   Assembly: A survey of recent artists’ film and video in Britain 2008–2013 - Tate Britain, London (England)
   México Inside Out: Themes in Art Since 1990 - The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, Fort Worth, TX
   Ritual Room - Contemporary Art Centre (CAC), Vilnius
   Irretratabilidad / ilegibilidad / inestabilidad - Museo Amparo, Puebla

2012
   Futbol. Arte y pasión - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
   Salvajes - Digesting Europe Piece By Piece - Gentofte Bibliotekerne, Hellerup
   Audience as Subject, Part 2: Extra Large - Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
   Pobre Artista Rico. El valor Estético en Transición - Casa del Lago, Mexico City
   Another Victory Over the Sun - Kitchener-Waterloo Art Gallery, Kitchener, ON

2011
   8th Bienal do Mercosul - Bienal do Mercosul, Porto Alegre
   V Bienal de Jafre - Bienal de Jafre, Jafre (Girona)
   Universo vídeo. Fleeting Stories - Laboral - Centro de Arte y Creación Industrial, Gijón
   Before The Hangover: A Slice Of The Nineties From The Muac Collection - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   Another Victory Over the Sun - Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Denver, CO
Description and image  Biennale di Venezia - 54th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice
Description  The Smithson Effect - Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, UT
   Mexico: Expected / Unexpected - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
   Mexico: Expected/Unexpected - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA

2010
   Die Nase des Michelangelo - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
Description  Espectrografías: Memorias e Historia - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   Hot to cold cold to hot - Charles H. Scott Gallery - Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC
   Hot to Cold | Cold to Hot - Charles H. Scott Gallery - Emily Carr University of Art + Design, Vancouver, BC
   México : esperado/inesperado - Université du Travail, Charleroi
   Mexico Beyond Its Revolution - Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, MA
   MODELOS PARA ARMAR. Pensar Latinoamérica desde la Colección MUSAC - Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon
   89 Km. Colección CGAC - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
   Todo A Nada - Lectura Colecciones Muac - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
   The Library of Babel / In and Out of Place - Zabludowicz Collection London, London (England)
   CHANGING THE FOCUS: THE ART OF LATIN AMERICAN PHOTOGRAPHY (1990-2005) - Molaa Museum of Latin American Art, Long Beach, CA
   Estancias, Residencias, Presencias. Una construcción particular - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife

2009
   Mexico: Expected/Unexpected. Collection Isabel and Agustín Coppel - Stedelijk Museum Schiedam, Schiedam
   Hecho en Casa - Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City
   Art, Media and Material Witness: Contemporary Art from the Harn Museum Collection - Samuel P. Harn Museum of Art, Gainesville, FL
   Three Decades of Contemporary Art - Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
   Mexico: Expected / Unexpected - TEA Tenerife Espacio de las Artes, Santa Cruz de Tenerife
   DEUX PIÈCES - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
   5 Solos - Galería OMR, Mexico City
Description and image  Great Expectations - Contemporary Photography Looks At Today'S Bitter Years - Casino Luxembourg - Forum d'art contemporain, Luxembourg
Description and image  A mancha humana / the human stein - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela

2008
   Recursos incontrolables y otros desplazamientos naturales - Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporáneo - MUAC, Mexico City
Description and image  Collection Agustín et Isabel Coppel, Mexico: Expected/Unexpected - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   pleinairism - i8 Gallery, Reykjavik
   15 Jahre Galerie Peter Kilchmann 1992 - 2007 - Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
Description and image  Geografías (in)visibles Arte contemporáneo latinoaméricano en la Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros - Centro Cultural Eduardo León Jimenes, Santiago de los Caballeros
   Show Down - Quint Contemporary Art, La Jolla, CA
   Viva la muerte - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria
   Melanie Smith with Rafael Ortega: Parres Trilogy - - MAM - Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL (closed, 2013)

2007
   ¡Viva la Muerte! - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   Anatomia dell’irrequietezza - Palazzo della Penna, Perugia
   Global Cities - Tate Modern, London (England)
   La era de la discrepancia - MUCA Roma - Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City
   Passion for Art - 35 Jahre Essl Museum - Sammlung Essl - Kunsthaus, Klosterneuburg
   Parres - Melanie Smith con Rafael Ortega - Galería OMR, Mexico City
   Each for oneself and God against all - Galería OMR, Mexico City

2006
   Valencia Arte Contemporáneo - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   VAC - IVAM - Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Valencia
   Personal Views: Regarding Private Collections in San Diego - San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, CA
   From the Vaults: Recent Acquisitions - Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego - MCASD La Jolla, La Jolla, CA
   Esquiador en el fondo de un pozo - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
   Art Now Lightbox - Melanie Smith with Rafael Ortega - Parres - Tate Britain, London (England)
   Certain Encounters - Daros-Latinamerica Collection - The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
   En Español. An arts festival - Instituto Cervantes, New York City, NY
   What makes you and I different - Tramway, Glasgow (Scotland)
   Passion/Provocation: Photography and Video in the collection of Teófilo Cohen - Centro de la Imagen, Mexico City

2005
  CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art FoundationBeyond Delirious: Architecture in Selected Photographs from the - CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL Send message
  CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art FoundationIndeterminate States - Video in the Ella Fontanals - CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL Send message
Description  Nach Rokytnik - Die Sammlung der EVN - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig - MUMOK , Vienna
Description and image  Eco - Arte contemporaneo mexicano - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid

2004
Description and image Georg Kargl Fine Arts & Georg Kargl BoxFrom Above - Gruppenausstellung - Georg Kargl Fine Arts & Georg Kargl Box, Vienna Send message
Description  Sólo los personajes cambian - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL
   Sodio y asfalto. Arte británico contemporáneo en México - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
Description and image  Made in Mexico - Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
   La Colmena - Fundación Jumex, Mexico City
Description and image  Made in Mexico - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA

2003
   Change of Values. Works from the ARCO Foundation Collection - EACC - Espai d´Art Contemporani de Castelló, Castellon de la Plana
   8. Bienal de La Habana - La Bienal de La Habana, Havana
   printemps de septembre - Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse
Description and image  Melanie Smith - Six Steps to Reality, 2003 (in collaboration with Rafael Ortega) - Galería OMR, Mexico City
   Pegadas de luz - CGAC - Centro Galego de Arte Contemporánea, Santiago de Compostela
   Melanie Smith & Rafael Ortega - Laboratorio Arte Alameda, Mexico City
   Mariana Yampolsky, Lourdes Grobet, Melanie Smith a Claudia Fernández / Barevné povrchy - PHP Pražský dům fotografie / Prague House of Photography, Prague
   Colour Surfaces - PHP Pražský dům fotografie / Prague House of Photography, Prague
   20 Million Mexicans Can't be Wrong - John Hansard Gallery, Southampton (England)

2002
   Sublime artificial. Nou art de Mèxic - Institut de Cultura de Barcelona, La Capella, Barcelona
   Zebra Crossing - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin
Description  20 Million Mexicans Can't Be Wrong - SLG South London Gallery, London (England)
   7 dilemas - Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City
   Mexico City: An Exhibition about the Exchange Rates of Bodies and Values - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY
Description and image  HIER IST DORT 2 - Wiener Secession, Vienna

2000
   Chromaform: Color in Contemporary Sculpture - Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, South Hadley, MA

1997
   InSite97 - inSite, San Diego, CA
   México Ahora: Punto de Partida - The Ohio Arts Council's Riffe Gallery, Columbus, OH

1994
   Las Nuevas Majas - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

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Brazil

 Galeria Nara Roesler, São Paulo

Italy

 Marco Noire Contemporary Art, San Sebastiano Po/Torino

Switzerland

 Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich

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Austria

 Essl Museum - Kunst der Gegenwart, Klosterneuburg

Spain

 Musac - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Léon

Switzerland

 Daros Latinamerica, Zurich

United Kingdom

 Zabludowicz Collection London, London (England)

USA

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