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William S. Burroughs  1914-1997, US

(William Seward Burroughs )
Rank (2014): 1189 

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Male
Performance, Writer



to top Most exhibitions in:

Country
USA 23
United Kingdom 15
Germany 12
Spain 7
France 6




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Artist Rank
Brion Gysin  1955 21
John Cage  105 12
Andy Warhol  1 12
Allen Ginsberg  2317 11
Joseph Beuys  4 10




to top Most exhibitions held at:

Institution
  October Gallery, United Kingdom 5
  Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, USA 3
  CentralTrak, USA 2
  Sammlung Falckenberg, Germany 2
  ACA Galleries, USA 2



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5.2.1914 Born in St. Louis, MO (US)


2.8.1997 Died in Lawrence, KA (US)

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Public exhibitions (Selection) 80  Please report missing Information



until 1.2.2015
   Existenzielle Bildwelten - Sammlung Reinking - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen Send message

until 30.8.
   Nighttime in New York: Doron Langberg and Sam McKinniss - Haw Contemporary, Kansas City, MO Send message

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to top Solo shows   13


2014
   William S. Burroughs: Paintings - Grunwald Gallery of Art at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
   Taking Shots: The Photography Of William S. Burroughs - The Photographers' Gallery, London

2013
   William S. Burroughs Retrospektive - Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg
   William S. Burroughs – Retrospektive - Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg
   Cut-ups, Cut-ins, Cut-outs - International Centre of Graphic Arts (MGLC), Ljubljana

2012
   Cut-ups, Cut-ins, Cut-outs - Kunsthalle wien project space karlsplatz, Vienna
   Cut-ups, Cut-ins, Cut-outs - Kunsthalle Wien (Museumsquartier), Vienna
   William S. Burroughs - Sammlung Falckenberg, Hamburg

2008
   Omaggio a William Burroughs - Le Case d'Arte, Milan

2004
   William S. Burroughs - The 7 deadlay sins - Raab Galerie, Berlin
   William S.burroughs - Galeria Entropia, Wroclaw

1996
   William S. Burroughs - Concrete and Buckshot - Track 16 Gallery, Santa Monica, CA

1987
   Williams S. Burroughs - Tony Shafrazi Gallery, New York City, NY

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to top Group shows   65


2014
   Paperwork: A Brief History of Artists' Scrapbooks - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London
   Siehe was dich sieht - Franz Graf (group show) - 21er Haus, Vienna

2013
   3(0) days in paris - Galerie Jean Brolly, Paris
Description  David Cronenberg: Through the Eye - mocca - Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art, Toronto, ON
   In Dreams - The Cob Gallery, London
   Textures: the Written Word in Contemporary Art - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
Description  His Master's Voice - Von Stimme Und Sprache - HMKV - Hartware MedienKunstVerein, Dortmund
   I Ar You Portraits By Self-taught American Artists - Large Glass, London

2012
   Swarms of Black Flies Make the Roses Purple - IMT Gallery, London
   Masters Of The Transvangarde - October Gallery, London
   The Painted Word - Meridian Gallery, San Francisco, CA
   Death can dance - TOWNHOUSE, Zurich
   transmediale 2012 - Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

2011
   Texas Gothic - Webb Gallery, Waxahachie, TX
   Fragments 1915-2011: Modern and Contemporary Collage (Copy) - ACA Galleries, New York City, NY
Description  Gun & Knife Show - CentralTrak, Dallas, TX
   Sin realidad no hay utopía - Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo (CAAC), Sevilla
   Transvangarde Now - October Gallery, London
   Arp, Beckmann, Munch, Kirchner, Warhol … Klassiker in Bonn - Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn

2010
   Another Mise-en-scÉne - Country Club - Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
   Language - Vivid, Birmingham
   Gun & Knife Show - CentralTrak, Dallas, TX
   Vinyl, disques et pochettes d’artistes, la collection Guy Schraeanen - La Maison Rouge, Paris
   Sonic Youth etc.: Sensational Fix - CA2M - Centro de Arte Dos de Mayo, Móstoles
   Rid It Up and Start Again - Artists Space, New York City, NY

2009
   Dreammachine - Galerie Christian Pixis, Munich
   Transvangarde: Leading Contemporary Artists - October Gallery, London
   Spezialangebote - Galerie Carzaniga, Basel
Description and image  SONIC YOUTH etc.: Sensational Fix - Malmö Konsthall, Malmö
   SONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - KIT - Kunst im Tunnel, Dusseldorf
Description and image Kunsthalle DüsseldorfSONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - Kunsthalle Düsseldorf, Dusseldorf Send message
   En cualquier lugar, en ningún lugar - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo

2008
   En cualquier lugar, en ningún lugar - Centre d’Art la Panera, Lleida
   Sonic Youth etc. - Sensational Fix - MUSEION - Museum für moderne und zeitgenössische Kunst , Bolzano
   It´s not over yet - Invisible-Exports, New York City, NY
   SONIC YOUTH etc. : SENSATIONAL FIX - LiFE - International Space for Emerging Arts, Saint-Nazaire
   BENDOVER/HANGOVER: AN EVENING WITH CINEMA ZERO - White Flag Projects, Saint Louis, MO
   Traces du Sacré - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
   Cut-Outs and Cut-Ups: Hans Christian Andersen and William Seward Burroughs - Irish Museum of Modern Art - IMMA, Dublin
   October Gallery Winter Show 2008 - October Gallery, London

2007
   Oh Girl, It's a Boy! - Kunstverein München, Munich
   The third mind - Carte blanche a Ugo Rondinone - Palais de Tokyo, Paris
   Semina Culture - Grey Art Gallery, NYU, New York City, NY

2006
   You'll Never Know - The New Art Gallery Walsall, Walsall, West Midlands
   Radical Software - Art, Technology, and the Bay Area Underground - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
Description  Light and Shadow - von Bartha Collection, Basel
   Vinilo - Discos y carátulas de artistas - Museu d´Art Contemporani de Barcelona - MACBA, Barcelona

2005
   Riflerange - Riflemaker Contemporary Art, London

2004
   Windmills to Workshops: Lawrence and the Visual Arts - Spencer Museum of Art, Lawrence, KS
   William S. Burroughs & Luca Caccioni - Evergreene, Geneva
   Haring/Burroughs - Apocalypse - DA2 - Domus Artium 2002, Salamanca
   Collage - Bloomberg Space, London

2003
   Apocalypse - c5 Colección, Santiago de Compostela

2000
   Executive Outcomes - Platform - London, London

1998
   Word Perfect - Gallery 400 - University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL

1996
   Beat Culture and the New America: 1950-1965 - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
   Transforms - October Gallery, London
   The Gun: Icon of Twentieth Century Art - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY

1994
   The Ossuary - Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York City, NY

1993
   2e Biennale de Lyon - et tous ils changent le monde - La Biennale de Lyon, Lyon

1991
   Editions - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

1990
   XLIV. Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte della Città di Venezia - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice

1984
   Révolutions par minute - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC

1982
   The Atomic Salon - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
   Revolutions Per Minute - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY

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Switzerland

 Galerie Carzaniga, Basel

United Kingdom

 October Gallery, London
 Riflemaker Contemporary Art, London

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Denmark

Museet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary ArtMuseet for Samtidskunst / Museum of Contemporary Art, Roskilde  eMail

Germany

 Museum für Moderne Kunst (MMK), Frankfurt/Main

USA

 Polk Museum of Art, Lakeland, FL

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