Tacita Dean  (British, 1965) 

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Tacita Dean Biography
1965   Born in Canterbury, England
1985 - 1988   Falmouth School of Art, Falmouth, England
1988 - 1989   Greek Government scholarship to the Supreme School of Fine Art, Athens, Greece
1990 - 1992   The Slade School of Fine Art, London, England
1992   New Contemporaries Award, London, England
1997   Scriptwriter’s Lab, Sundance Institute, Sundance, UT
1998   Turner Prize nomination, Tate Gallery, London, England
Aachnerkunstlerpreis, Aachen, Germany
1999   Artist in Residence, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
Millennium Sculpture Project, The Millennium Dome, London, England
2000   DAAD Scholarship, Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst, Berlin, Germany
2004   Regione Piemonte Art Prize
Barclays Young Artist Award, London, England
2005   Benesse Prize, Venice Biennale
2006   Hugo Boss Prize, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
2008   Kurt Schwitters Award, Germany
  Lives and works in Berlin, Germany
Selected Exhibitions
2012   Tacita Dean: Five Americans, New Museum, New York, NY (solo)
2011 - 2012   The Unilever Series: Tacita Dean, Tate Modern, London, England
2011   Tacita Dean, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, FL (solo)
Tacita Dean: The Line of Fate, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria (solo)
Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS… (six performances, six films), Academie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany
2010   The Friar's Doodle, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia/Abadia de Santo Domingo de Silos, Spain (solo)
Craneway Event, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France (solo)
2009   Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia (solo)
Still Life, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy (solo)
2008   In My Manor, Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, Germany
Amadeus, Marian Goodman, Paris, France
Dia:Beacon, Beacon, NY
2007   Wandermüde, Frith Street Gallery, London, England
Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland
Tacita Dean, Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
Tacita Dean: Film Works, Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
2006   Tacita Dean, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
2005   Presentation Sisters and the Presentation Windows, South Presentation Convent, Cork, Ireland
Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, Swansea, Wales
2004   Tacita Dean, Museum of Modern Art, Ljubljana, Slovenia
Boots, Royal Institute of British Architects, London, UK
Tacita Dean, Frith Street Gallery, London, UK
Tacita Dean, De Pont, Tilburg, Netherlands
Gellért, Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Blind Pan, Niels Borch Jensen, Berlin, Germany
2003   Tacita Dean, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
Sun Works Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
2002   The Russian Ending, Peter Blum, New York, NY
The Russian Ending, Niels Borch Jensen, Berlin, Germany
2001   Tacita Dean, Museu de Arte Contemporanea de Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Tacita Dean, Marian Goodman, Paris, France
Directions, Hirshhorn Museum, Washington, DC
Tacita Dean, DAAD Gallery, Berlin, Germany
Fernsehturm, Niels Borch Jensen, Berlin, Germany
2000   Tacita Dean, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, NY
1999   The Sea, With a Ship; Afterwards an Island, Sadler’s Wells, London, England
Tacita Dean, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France
The Sea, With a Ship; Afterwards an Island, Dundee Contemporary Arts, Dundee, Scotland
Banewl, Newlyn Art Gallery, Penzance, England
Friday/Saturday, North Meadows Project, Millennium Dome, London, England
1998   Tacita Dean, Galerie Gebauer, Berlin, Germany
Tacita Dean, De Pont Foundation, Tilburg, Holland
1997   The Roaring Forties: Seven Boards in Seven Days, The Drawing Room, The Drawing Center, New York, NY
Tacita Dean, Frith Street Gallery, London, England
1996   Foley Artist, ART NOW, Tate Gallery, London, England
1995   Clear Sky, Upper Air, Frith Street Gallery, London, England
1994   The Martyrdom of St. Agatha and Other Stories, Galerija Skuc, Ljubljana, Slovenia
2008   Art and the Moving Image: A Critical Reader, Edited by Tanya Leighton, Tate Publishing
2006   Royoux, J-C, Tacita Dean, Published by Phadion Press Ltd.
2006   Vischer, T. and Friedli, I.: Tacita Dean. Analogue: Drawings 1991-2006. Basel: Schaulager
2005   Godfrey, M.: ‘Photography Found and Lost: On Tacita Dean’s Floh,’ October vol.114, Fall 2005, 90-119.
2004   Trodd, T.: ‘Film at the End of the Twentieth Century: Obsolescence and Medium in the Work of Tacita Dean,’ Object 6, 2003/4.
2003   Tacita Dean, Paris-Musées, éditions des musées de la Ville de Paris and Steidl Publishers, Germany
2001   Tacita Dean. Barcelona: Museu d'Art Contemporani de Barcelona and Actar