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Pieter Hugo  1976, ZA

Rank (2014): 587 

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USA 25
South Africa 24
Netherlands 19
Germany 16
Italy 13

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Artist Rank
Guy Tillim  420 21
Zanele Muholi  1268 16
David Goldblatt  378 16
Mikhael Subotzky  1402 14

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  Stevenson, South Africa 11
  Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Netherlands 8
  Extraspazio, Italy 6
  Stevenson, South Africa 5

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1976 Born in Johannesburg (ZA)

Lives and works in Cape Town (ZA)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 158  Please report missing Information

from 27.11.
   Chroma - Stevenson, Cape Town Send message


until 25.1.2015
   Prospect.3: Notes for Now - Prospect New Orleans, New Orleans, LA Send message

until 4.1.2015
   Pieter Hugo - Este Debe Ser El Lugar - Centro Atlántico de Arte Moderno (CAAM), Las Palmas de Gran Canaria Send message

until 10.12.
   Pieter Hugo. Kin - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona Send message


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   This Must Be the Place - Gulbenkian. Próximo Futuro, Lisbon

   Pieter Hugo - Kin - Stevenson, Cape Town
   Pieter Hugo - Kin - Stevenson, Johannesburg
   Pieter Hugo - Kin - Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City, NY
   Pieter Hugo: This Must Be The Place - Selected Works 2003-2012 - Ludwig Museum - Museum of Contemporary Art - Budapest, Budapest

   pieter hugo - there’s a place in hell for me and my friends - Extraspazio, Rome
   Pieter Hugo, This Must Be The Place, Selected Works 2002-2011 - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne
   This Must Be The Place - Fotomuseum Den Haag, The Hague

   permanent error - Extraspazio, Rome
Description  Pieter Hugo. Permanent Error - MAXXI - Museo nazionale delle arti del XXI secolo, Rome
   Nollywood - Gulbenkian. Próximo Futuro, Lisbon
   Pieter Hugo - Centre Culturel Calouste Gulbenkian, Paris
   Pieter Hugo - Permanent Error - Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City, NY
   Permanent Error - Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Rotterdam
   Pieter Hugo: Nollywood - Dunedin Public Art Gallery, Dunedin
   Permanent Error - Cokkie Snoei Amsterdam, Amsterdam
   Pieter Hugo - Te Tuhi Centre for the Arts, Manukau City

   Permanent Error - Stevenson, Johannesburg
   Nollywood - IMA Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, QLD
   Pieter Hugo - Permanent Error - Stevenson, Cape Town
   Pieter Hugo, On reality and others stories - Le Chateau d'Eau, Toulouse
   Nollywood - Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   Nollywood - Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City, NY
   Pieter Hugo - gagprojects - Adelaide, Adelaide, SA
   Pieter Hugo - Greenaway Art Gallery, Adelaide, SA
   BE PREPARED! - Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Rotterdam
   Nollywood - Cokkie Snoei Amsterdam, Amsterdam
   Nollywood - Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Rotterdam

   nollywood - Extraspazio, Rome
   Pieter Hugo: Nollywood - Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, NSW
   Pieter Hugo: Nollywood - Stevenson, Cape Town

   God' s time is the best - Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Rotterdam
   Pieter Hugo - Portraits - Ffotogallery @ Turner House, Penarth, Wales
   Pieter Hugo - The Hyena & Other Men - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
   Pieter Hugo: Portraits - Open Eye Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
   Messina / Musina - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
  Galerie Sébastien BertrandPieter Hugo: "Works 2002-2007" - Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva Send message
   Pieter Hugo - Messina/Musina - South African National Gallery, Cape Town

   Pieter Hugo - Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City, NY
   Pieter Hugo - Extraspazio, Rome
   Pieter Hugo - Looking Aside - Stephen Cohen Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  Galerie Sébastien BertrandPieter Hugo: presence - Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva Send message
   Pieter Hugo: Presence - Stevenson, Cape Town

   Pieter Hugo: Albino series | Rwanda series | Tuberculosis series - Stevenson, Cape Town


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   Second Sight: The David Kronn Photography Collection - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   From SItting to Selfie: 300 Years of South African Portraits - Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundaçăo Calouste GulbenkianPre­sent Tense - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundaçăo Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message
   1 + 1 = 1 : When Collections Collide - The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - Musée des beaux-arts de Montréal, Montreal, QC
Description  Ici l’Afrique - Château de Penthes, Pregny-Chambésy

   About Face: Contemporary Portraiture - The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO
   Les Rencontres d'Arles 2013 - Les Rencontres d'Arles, Arles
   In alle staten - Museum Dr. Guislain, Ghent
   Perchance to Dream - Andrea Meislin Gallery, New York City, NY
   Some Views of Africa - Studio La Cittŕ, Verona
   Changing Faces - Barnard Gallery, Cape Town
   Summer Group Show - Ronchini Gallery, London
Description and image  The Glorious Rise And Fall… (and So On), Part I - KW 14, 's-Hertogenbosch
   Either / or - Kunsthallen Nikolaj, Copenhagen
   Landmark: the Fields of Photography - Somerset House, London
   As Tears Go By - Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Rotterdam
   A Family Affair: Selections from the Progressive Art Collection - Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, Colorado Springs, CO
   The Loom of the Land - Stevenson, Johannesburg
   The Eye is a Lonely Hunter - Images of Humankind - Fotogalleriet, Oslo

   Dieu Est Un Fumeur De Havanes - MUDAM - Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
   The Traveller - A Visual Journey by Alexander Ramselaar - Tent - Centrum Beeldende Kunst, Rotterdam
Description and image  Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2012 - C/O Berlin, Berlin
   Africa - Photographs and Video from the Martin Z. Margulies Collection - Bob Rauschenberg Gallery, Ft. Myers, FL 2012 -, Odense
   The Dwelling Life of Man - Kunsthal KAdE, Amersfoort
   Mutables - Eli Ridgway Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Afrika, hin und zurück - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2012 - The Photographers' Gallery, London
   Road Atlas. Straßenfotografie aus der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung - Kunstmuseum Dieselkraftwerk Cottbus, Cottbus
   Moscow International Biennale for Young Art - Moscow International Biennale for Young Art, Moscow
   Fundación Foto Colectania - Fundació Foto Colectania, Barcelona
   Identity Of A Portrait - Galerie Kusseneers, Antwerp
   Der Mensch und seine Objekte - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Door de bril van Hans - Cokkie Snoei Amsterdam, Amsterdam
   Door de bril van Hans - paintings, photographs and computer work - Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Rotterdam

   Typecast - The Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
  Galerie Sébastien BertrandPortraits : Cabinet De CuriositÉs - Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva Send message
   what we talk about when we talk about love - Stevenson, Cape Town
   some-care-some-less - Extraspazio, Rome
Description  9th Bamako Encounters African Photography Biennial - Rencontres de Bamako - Biennale Africaine de la photographie, Bamako
   The Global Contemporary, Art Worlds After 1989 - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Group Exhibition - Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Rotterdam
   Urban Lives - Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA
   Road Atlas - Straßenfotografie aus der DZ Bank Kunstsammlung - Opelvillen, Rüsselsheim
   Present Tense - Gulbenkian. Próximo Futuro, Lisbon
   Il corpo metafora di un’esperienza - CIAC - Centro Italiano Arte Contemporanea, Foligno
Description  ARS 11 - Kiasma - Museum of Contemporary Art, Helsinki
Description  Figures & Fictions: Contemporary South African Photography - Victoria & Albert Museum - V&A, London
Description  Possible Cities: Africa In Photography and Video - Haverford College, Haverford, PA
   Tous cannibales - La Maison Rouge, Paris

   aggetti - progettazioni - proiezioni - prominenze - protuberanze - sporgenze - Extraspazio, Rome
   Annual Salon - Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
   BREAKING NEWS. Contemporary Photography from the Middle East and Africa - Ex Ospedale Sant’Agostino, Modena
   FotoTageTrier - FotoTageTrier, Trier
   Hereford Photography Festival 2010 - Hereford Photography Festival , Hereford
   immagini inquietanti / disquieting images - La Triennale di Milano. Design Museum, Milan
   Counterlives - Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
   Back Space - Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Rotterdam
Description  PEEKABOO - Current South Africa - Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki
Description and image Daimler ContemporaryAmpersand - A Dialogue of Contemporary Art from South Africa & the Daimler Art Collection - Daimler Contemporary, Berlin Send message
   This is Our Time - Stevenson, Johannesburg
   Life Less Ordinary - Ffotogallery @ Turner House, Penarth, Wales
   Spring! - Cokkie Snoei Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Description and image  Manimal - Herzliya Museum of Contemporary Art, Herzliya
   Head On - Clark Gallery, Lincoln, MA
   "postures" - Palma Dotze - Galeria d´Art, Vilafranca del Penedés

   Not Alone - Iziko at the Castle of Good Hope, Cape Town
   A Life Less Ordinary - Lakeside Arts Centre, Nottingham
   Creating Identity: Portraits Today - 21c Museum, Louisville, KY
   Marks of Honour - Kaune, Sudendorf, Cologne
   'Menschenbilder 1620/2009 - Zeitgenössische Bildnisse begegnen alten niederländischen Portraits - Museum Abtei Liesborn, Wadersloh
   Marks of Honour 08 (MoH) - A striking library - Foam Fotografiemuseum, Amsterdam
   Animalism - National Media Museum, Bradford
   Sing Into My Mouth - Whatiftheworld / Gallery, Cape Town
Description  The Endless Renaissance - Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
   Die Tropen - South African National Gallery, Cape Town
   Three Stories - Centre national de l'audiovisuel, Dudelange
   Stigmata - Musée International de la Croix-Rouge et du Croissant-Rouge, Geneva
   Self/Not-self - Stevenson, Johannesburg
Description  Unbounded: New Art for a New Century - The Newark Museum, Newark, NJ

Description and image Kuckei + KuckeiA Look Away – South African photography today - Kuckei + Kuckei, Berlin Send message
   Street & Studio. Eine urbane Geschichte der Fotografie - Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen
   Die Tropen. Ansichten von der Mitte der Weltkugel - Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
   Portrait II - Galeria Leme, Săo Paulo
   Rencontres d'Arles 2008 - Les Rencontres d'Arles, Arles
   Street & Studio: an urban history of photography - Tate Modern, London
   Disguise: The art of attracting and deflecting attention - Stevenson, Cape Town
   FotoGrafia. Festival Internazionale di Roma - Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome
   Reality Check - South African National Gallery, Cape Town
   Make Art/Stop AIDS - Fowler Museum at UCLA, Los Angeles, CA
   Presumed Innocence: Photographic Perspectives of Children - DeCordova Sculpture Park and Museum, Lincoln, MA

   Summer 2007/8 - Stevenson, Cape Town
   2nd Arts in Marrakech International Biennale - Marrakech Biennale, Marrakech
   Empty Nest: The Changing Face of Childhood in Art, 1880 to the Present - Nathan A. Bernstein Co. Ltd., New York City, NY
  Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM -  Fundaçăo Calouste GulbenkianAn Atlas of Events - Centro de Arte Moderna - CAM - Fundaçăo Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon Send message
Description  Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Südafrika - Kunstmuseum Bochum, Bochum
  Galerie Sébastien BertrandP. Hugo, M. Maluka, J. Warren, C. Westwood, Zan J. - in your face - Galerie Sébastien Bertrand, Geneva Send message
   Cómo vivir juntos - MAC Museo de Arte Contemporáneo. Universidad de Chile, Santiago
Description  Zeitgenössische Fotokunst aus Südafrika - NBK - Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin

   South African Art Now - Stevenson, Cape Town
   27° Bienal de Săo Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, Săo Paulo
Description hilger contemporaryTour, a splice of life - Cape Town to Miami - hilger contemporary, Vienna Send message
Description and image  1. Viennabiennale - Viennabiennale, Vienna
   Street: behind the cliché - Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam
   reGeneration: 50 Photographers of Tomorrow - Aperture Gallery, New York City, NY
   Black, Brown, White - Fotografie aus Südafrika - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna

   South African art 1848 - now - Stevenson, Cape Town
   reGeneration 50 photographers of tomorrow - Galleria Carla Sozzani, Milan
   reGeneration 50 photographes de demain - Musée de l´Elysée, Lausanne

Description and image  Positions of South African Photography - Today - OMC Gallery For Contemporary Art, Dusseldorf


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 Extraspazio, Rome


 Cokkie Snoei Amsterdam, Amsterdam
 Cokkie Snoei Rotterdam, Rotterdam

South Africa

 Stevenson, Cape Town


 Kyle Kauffman Gallery, New York City, NY
 Yossi Milo Gallery, New York City, NY
 Shoshana Wayne Gallery, Santa Monica, CA


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 The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm


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


 21c Museum, Louisville, KY


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