Tunga  (Brazilian, 1952) 

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Tunga Biography
1952   Born in Rio de Janerio, Brazil
  Lives and works in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Selected Exhibitions
2011   Pilar Corrias, London –Uk (solo)
2011   Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris – FR (solo)
2010   Galeria Millan, São Paulo- BR (solo)
2010   Vers La Voie Humide ( Towards the wet way), Galerie Piece Unique, Paris –FR (solo)
2010   Transformation, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo- JP (solo)
2010   Twenty Five, Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York – USA
2009   Third Moscow Biennale of Contemporary, Garage Center of Contemporary Culture,
2009   MFA Houston-USA (solo)
2009   Galeria Millan, São Paulo- BR (solo)
2007   Tunga, PS1, Contemporary Art Centre, New York- USA (solo)
2006   Tunga: Laminadas Almas, Jardim Botánico do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro - BR (solo)
2005   A la Lumiere des deux mondes, Louvre, Paris- FR (solo)
2005   Les Affinites electives, Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris – FR (solo)
2005   Art Unlimited, Art Basel (outdoor installation), Basel – CH
2004   Elective Affinities, Christopher Grimes Gallery, Santa Monica – USA (solo)
2002   Luhring Augustine Gallery, New York – USA (solo)
2001   Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris – FR (solo)
2001   Tunga: Recent works MARCO: Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Monterrey, Monterrey – MEX (solo)
2001   Centro Cultural Banco do Brasil, São Paulo- BR (solo)
2000   The Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art, Lyon -FR
2000   The Dark Science of Five Continents, BMB A Contemporary Art Space, Mumbai - IN
1999   7th Mercosul Biennial, Porto Alegre- BR
1999   Centro Cultural Recoleta, Buenos Aires-BR (solo)
1998   Phoenix Art Museum, Arizona- USA (solo)
1998   São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo – BR
1997   10th Documenta. Kassel- DE
1997   MOCA : Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami- USA (solo)
1997   Bard College, New York- USA (solo)
1994   São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo – BR
1994   10th Bienal de la Habana, Havana - CU
1993   MOMA: The Museum of Modern Art, New York -USA
1993   Ludwig Museum, Köln - DE
1992   Galerie Nationale du Jeu de Paume, Paris -FR
1990   The Third Eye Center, Glasgow- SCT (solo)
1990   The Power Plant, Toronto -CA (solo)
1989   Whitechapel Gallery, London – UK (solo)
1989   Chicago Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago- USA (solo)
1989   The Kanaal Art Foundation, Kortrijk - BE
1989   Stedelijk Museum, of Modern Art, Amsterdam- NL
1987   São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo - BR
1985   Hara Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo - JP
1982   La Biennale di Venezia, Venice -IT
Literature
2007   Tunga, Cosac & Naify Edicoes (limited edition art work of seven books)
2007   Laminated souls, Hans –werner Holzwarth
2001   Tunga, Galerie Nationale de jeu de Paume
1997   Barroco de Lirios, Cosac & Naify Edicoes; 1 edition