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Robert Wilson  1941, US

Rank (2014): 663 – 

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Male
Video, Performance



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 68
Germany 26
Austria 10
Greece 9
France 8




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Artist Rank
Nam June Paik  34 18
Bill Viola  144 17
Gary Hill  297 15
Joan Jonas  200 14
Vito Acconci  82 13




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  Paula Cooper Gallery, USA 20
  Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, USA 6
  Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Austria 6
  National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Greece 5
  MARTa Herford, Germany 4



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1941 Born in Waco, TX (US)

Lives and works in New York, NY (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 155  Please report missing Information



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2013
   Robert Wilson. Videoportraits - Esterházy Palace, Bratislava
   Le Louvre invite Robert Wilson - Living Rooms - Musée du Louvre, Paris

2012
   Robert Wilson - Video Portreti - Galerija Klovićevi dvori, Zagreb
   Robert Wilson - Ritratti A Palazzo Madama - Palazzo Madama, Turin
   Robert Wilson: Video 50 - UMMA - The University of Michigan Museum of Art, Ann Arbor, MI

2011
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Robert Wilson - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
   Video Portrait Drawings - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
   Robert Wilson - Video Portraits - Museum der Moderne - MdM Mönchsberg, Salzburg
   Robert Wilson Video Portraits - Blanton Museum of Art, Austin, TX

2010
   Video portraits - Jiri Svestka Prague, Prague
   Deafman Glance: Video Installation - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Robert Wilson. Video Portraits - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Robert Wilson - Video Portraits, A Collectors View - Kunsthalle Koidl , Berlin
   Robert Wilson - Video Portraits - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin

2009
   Tin-sects - Coleman Burke Gallery - Portland, Portland, ME
   Robert Wilson: Voom Portraits - Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
   Robert Wilson - Voom Portraits - Neue Galerie Graz - Universalmuseum Joanneum, Graz
   Robert Wilson: Voom Portraits - Palazzo Reale, Milan
   VOOM PORTRAITS: Robert Wilson - Bernice Steinbaum Gallery, Miami, FL

2008
   VOOM PORTRAITS Robert Wilson - National Museum of Singapore, Singapore
   Voom Portraits - Bass Museum of Art, Miami, FL
   VOOM Portraits: Robert Wilson - Joslyn Art Museum, Omaha, NE
   VOOM Portraits: Robert Wilson - University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA

2007
   Voom Portraits. A still life is a real life - Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donna Regina - MADRE, Naples
   VOOM. Portraits by Robert Wilson - Cultural Foundation Ekaterina, Moscow
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

2006
   Robert Wilson - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris

2005
   Robert Wilson - Video 50 (1978-80) - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI

2004
   Robert Wilson - Chairs and drawings  - Galerie Albert Baronian, Brussels
   ROBERT WILSON - Sculptures and drawings - Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2003
Description and image  Robert Wilson - On a Clear Day You Yan See Your Mother II - Galerie Nordenhake - Berlin, Berlin

2002
   Robert Wilson - Galerie de France, Paris

2001
   Robert Wilson - Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens

2000
Description and image  Robert Wilson - Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich
   Robert Wilson - Recent Sculpture - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Robert Wilson - Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich
  Pippy Houldsworth GalleryRobert Wilson - Fast - Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London (England) Send message

1998
   Robert Wilson - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg

1997
   Robert Wilson. Ein Environment aus 12 Tableaux - Museum Villa Stuck, Munich
   Robert Wilson: Sets for Alceste and Parsifal - University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
   Robert Wilson - Pelleas & Melisande - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg

1996
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

1995
   Robert Wilson - Erwartung - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris
   Robert Wilson - The Rooms of Seven Women - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg
   Robert Wilson - Zauberflöte - Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Salzburg, Salzburg

1994
   Three Rooms - Akira Ikeda - New York, New York City, NY
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

1993
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Robert Wilson - Monsters of Grace - Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin

1992
   Einstein on the Bench - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

1991
   Robert Wilson - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Robert Wilson’s Vision - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

1987
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

1986
   Robert Wilson Drawings - University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, IA
   Robert Wilson: Drawings for "the CIVIL warS" - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL

1984
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Robert Wilson's Civil warS: Drawings, Models & Documentation - Ben Maltz Gallery at Otis College of Art and Design, Los Angeles, CA

1977
   Robert Wilson - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

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2013
   Rituals of Rented Island: Object Theater, Loft Performance, and the New Psychodrama—Manhattan, 1970–1980 - Whitney Museum of American Art, New York City, NY
Description  The Red and White flag Project - Teloglion Foundation of Art, Thessaloniki
   Between Memory and Archive - Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon
   Hybrid Stories - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens

2012
   Wagner 2013. Künstlerpositionen - AdK - Akademie der Künste, Berlin
   Einstein on the Beach - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Stage Presence - Theatricality In Art And Media - San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA
   Group Show - Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
   Thanks: 50th Anniversary Exhibition - Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
Description  Vidéo Vintage 1963-1983 - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris

2011
   Christmas Group Show - Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens
Description  Elemental - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

2010
   Law Of The Jungle - Lehmann Maupin, New York City, NY
   Josef Svoboda – Robert Wilson - Museum Kampa - The Jan and Meda Mládek Foundation, Prague
   Die Leichtigkeit des Seins Teil 3 - Dany Keller Galerie, Eichelhardt
   Armitage Gone Dance Exquisite Corpse Project - Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Inc., New York City, NY
   Winter Group Exhibition - Coleman Burke Gallery - Brunswick, Brunswick, ME

2009
   HELLWACH GEGENWÄRTIG - MARTa Herford, Herford
Description  Isabelle Huppert: Woman of Many Faces - UCCA - Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing

2008
   Contemporary Art for 30 years PART 1 - Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa
   Aquilo Sou Eu - Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon
   Die lucky Bush - MuHKA Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp

2007
   20th Century Design Art - The Columns, Seoul
   Sculpture - James Kelly Contemporary, Santa Fe, NM
   Paper: Featuring traditional and innovative uses of the medium - Fisher Landau Center For Art, New York City, NY
   Not For Sale - MoMA PS1, New York City, NY

2006
   Radical NY! The Downtown show: the New York art scene, 1974-1984 and abstract expresionism: 1940-1960 - The Contemporary Austin, Austin, TX
Description and image  "Behausungen" - - Dany Keller Galerie - Munich, Munich (closed, 2009)
   The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974–1984 - The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburg, PA
   40jahrevideokunst.de - Teil 1 - K21 Ständehaus, Dusseldorf
   Kunst als Möbel im Widerstand - MARTa Herford, Herford
   The Downtown Show: The New York Art Scene, 1974–1984 - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY

2005
Description  Ecos y Contrastes - Arte Contemporáneo en la Colección Cisneros - MADC Museo de Arte y Diseño Contemporáneo, San José
  CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art FoundationIndeterminate States - Video in the Ella Fontanals - CIFO - Cisneros Fontanals Art Foundation, Miami, FL Send message
Description and image  Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht - ZKM | Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie Karlsruhe, Karlsruhe
   Sammlung MARTa Herford - MARTa Herford, Herford
Description and image  Videographies – The Early Decades - II Cycle - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
   Salon d'automne - Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich
Description and image  Videographies – The Early Decades - I Cycle - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens
   (my private) Heroes - MARTa Herford, Herford

2004
   25th Anniversary Exhibition - MODERNISM, San Francisco, CA
Description and image  "Eine kurze Zeit ...lang" - - Dany Keller Galerie - Munich, Munich (closed, 2009)
   L’intime, le collectionneur derriere la porte - La Maison Rouge, Paris

2003
Description and image  Heiliger Sebastian - A Splendid Readiness For Death - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
Description and image  Independence - SLG South London Gallery, London (England)

2002
   Merce Cunningham Foundation Benefit 50th Anniversary Art Sale - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
Description  Multimedia Installation Bam! Bam! Bam! Catching the next wave for 20 years - Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York City, NY
Description and image  Wächserne Identitäten - Figürliche Wachsplastik am Ende des 20. Jahrhunderts - Georg Kolbe Museum, Berlin
   SHOW PEOPLE: Downtown Directors and the Play of Time - - Exit Art, New York City, NY (closed, 2012)
Description  Lewis Caroll - ... confiture demain et confiture hier. Mais jamais confiture auj - CRAC - Centre Régional d'Art Contemporain de Sète, Sète
   Sammlerstücke - - Dany Keller Galerie - Munich, Munich (closed, 2009)
   Selections from the permanent collection of video art - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens

2001
   The Inward Eye - Transcendence in Contemporary Art - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
  Pippy Houldsworth GalleryUnique(s) - Pippy Houldsworth Gallery, London (England) Send message
   About Objects - The RISD Museum - University of Rhode Island, Providence, RI
   The “classics” of video art ( 1965- 1995)-New Media - National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens

2000
   Joan Banach, Ansuya Blom and Robert Wilson - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   Times are changing - Auf dem Wege! Aus dem 20. Jahrhundert! - Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen
   Soft White - Lighting Designs by Artists - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1999
   1999 Drawings - Alexander and Bonin, New York City, NY
   Head to Toe - Impressing the Body - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA

1998
   Amnesty International Benefit Drawing Show - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Mode und Textiles - Wissenschaftspark Gelsenkirchen, Gelsenkirchen

1997
   Tableaux - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   The Lois Beurman Torf Print Collection - University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
   Pablo Cano: The Pursuit of Love and Animated Altarpieces - Museum of Contemporary Art - North Miami (MOCA), Miami, FL
   Whitney Biennial 1997 - Whitney Biennial, New York City, NY

1996
   Black Grey & White - Part II - Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf
   Black Grey & White - Part I - Galerie Bugdahn und Kaimer, Dusseldorf

1994
   Some American Drawings - The Menil Collection, Houston, TX
   Exhibition of Prints - Ileana Tounta Contemporary Art Centre, Athens

1993
   Seeing the Forest Through the Trees - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Magazin m Magazin - Magazin4 - Bregenzer Kunstverein, Bregenz

1992
   Parkett - CECCH - Centre d'édition contemporaine - Genève, Geneva

1991
   Act-Up Benefit Exhibition - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   21° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo

1990
Description  I Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento´90 - - Bienal de la Imagen en Movimiento, Madrid (closed)
   Group Exhibition - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
   Broken Music - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
   Energieën - Stedelijk Museum CS, Amsterdam
   A Video: Dream - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY

1989
   20° Bienal de São Paulo - Bienal de Sao Paulo, São Paulo
   The Arts for Television - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX
   Video: Arts for Television - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
   The arts for television - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1988
   Daine Ostoich and Rob Wilson - Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC
   100 Odd Ways to Have Fun - Surrey Art Gallery, Surrey, BC

1987
   documenta 8 - Documenta, Kassel
   Art Against Aids: A Benefit Exhibition - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

1986
   Procesos: cultura y nuevas tecnologías - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid
   Die Maler und das Theater im 20. Jahrhundert / Painters and Theater in the Twentieth Century - Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt/Main

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

1982
   The Next Wave - Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY

1981
   Other Realities – Installations for Performance - Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX

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France

 Galerie Catherine Putman, Paris
 Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac - Paris, Paris

Germany

 Galerie Fred Jahn, Munich

Japan

 Kamakura Gallery, Kanagawa

Switzerland

 Parkett Editions - Zürich, Zurich
 Annemarie Verna Gallery, Zurich

USA

 Carl Solway Gallery, Cincinnati, OH
 ACE Gallery - Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
 Paula Cooper Gallery, New York City, NY
 MODERNISM, San Francisco, CA

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Germany

 Hamburger Bahnhof - Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin
 MARTa Herford, Herford

Greece

 National Museum of Contemporary Art - EMST, Athens

Portugal

 Berardo Museum - Collection of Modern and Contemporary Art, Lisbon

Sweden

 The Wanas Foundation, Knislinge

United Kingdom

 Design Museum, London (England)

USA

 MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA
 MOCA Grand Avenue, Los Angeles, CA

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