Victor Burgin  (British, 1941) 


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Victor Burgin, Patriarchitecture


Victor Burgin

Galerie Thomas Zander
Victor Burgin, Going Somewhere?


Victor Burgin
Going Somewhere?

Galerie Thomas Zander
Victor Burgin, Study for Lichtung: complete set of seven


Victor Burgin
Study for Lichtung: complete set of seven

Galerie Daniel Varenne
Victor Burgin, Fiction Film (Portfolio of 9)


Victor Burgin
Fiction Film (Portfolio of 9)

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Victor Burgin, Fiction Film (Portfolio of 9)


Victor Burgin
Fiction Film (Portfolio of 9)

The Paragon Press
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Victor Burgin, Fiction Film (portfolio of 9 works)


Victor Burgin
Fiction Film (portfolio of 9 works), 1991


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Victor Burgin, Hôtel Latône (in 20 parts)


Victor Burgin
Hôtel Latône (in 20 parts), 1982
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Victor Burgin, Performative/Narrative (le bureau) (in 17 parts)


Victor Burgin
Performative/Narrative (le bureau) (in 17 parts), 1971
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1941   Born in Sheffield, England (UK)
1962 - 1965   Studied painting and philosophy at The Royal College of Art, London
1965   A.R.C.A (1st Class) from The Royal College of Art, London
1965 - 1967   Studied painting, sculpture and philosophy at Yale University, New Haven
1967   M.F.A. from Yale University
1967 - 1973   Lecturer, Trent Polytechnic, Nottingham
1976 - 1977   US/UK Bicentennial Arts Exchange Fellow, New York
1973 - 1978   Senior Lecturer, then Professor, Department of Film and Photography, Polytechinic of Central London
1978 - 1979   Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Fellow, Berlin
1980   Picker Professor, Colgate University
1986   Artist in Residence, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA
1987   Distinguished Visiting Scholar, State University of New York, Binghamton
1988   Artist in Residence, Adelaide Festival of the Arts, Adelaide, Australia
1989   International Artist in Residence, Film in the Cities, Saint Paul, Minnesota
1993   Artist in Residence, I.ME.RE.C (Institut Méditerranéen de Recherche et de Création), Marseille, France
1988 - 1995   Professor of Art History, University of California, Santa Cruz
1997   Soros Foundation Center for Culture and Communication, Budapest, Hungary
2000   Robert Gwathmey Chair in Art and Architecture, The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York
1995 - 2001   Professor of History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
  Lives and works in Somerset and Paris
Since 2001   Millard Professor of Fine Art, Goldsmiths College, University of London, and Professor Emeritus of History of Consciousness, University of California, Santa Cruz
2012   Malerei in Fotografie, Städel Museum, Frankfurt, Germany
2012   Spirits of Internationalism, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Antwerp, Belgium
2011   CUT, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany
2010   Atlas (traveling exhibition), Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía, Madrid, Spain (afterwards to ZKM, Karlsruhe and Deichtorhallen / Sammlung Harald Falckenberg, Hamburg, Germany)
2010   Voyage to Italy, Raum mit Licht, Vienna, Austria (solo)
2010   Dovedale, Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne (solo)
2009   Hôtel D., Le Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse (solo)
2009   Travaux 1970-1984, Centre Régional de la Photographie Nord Pas-de- Calais, Douchy- les-Mines, France (solo)
2009   US 77 et The Little House, Fondation Brownstone, Paris (solo)
2009   The 70s. Experience and Documentation in Everyday Life, PhotoEspaña 2009, Madrid, Spain, afterwards Rotterdam, Netherlands
2009   Expérimentations photographiques en Europe des années 20 à nos jours, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
2009   No Such Thing as Society. Photography in Britain 1967-1987, Centre for Contemporary Art, Warsaw, Poland
2008   La Cinquième Promenade et Autres Oeuvres, MAMCO Musée d'art moderne et contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland (solo)
2008   Fogliazzi, Galerie Art & Essai, Université Rennes 2 - Haute Bretagne, Rennes, France (solo)
2008   Seeing Double (with Lothar Baumgarten, Anthony McCall, Larry Sultan / Mike Mandel, Mark Thompson), Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne
2008   Jedermann Collection, Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland
2008   NO SUCH THING AS SOCIETY. Photography in Britain 1967-1987 - CSW Centrum Sztuki Wspolczesnej / Centre for Contemporary Art Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw
2008   Beautiful People - Centre d’Art la Panera, Lérida
2008   Body Work - Le Case d´Arte, Milan
2008   Victor Burgin. Alle otto. Solito posto & Tales from Freud. - Museo Fotografia Contemporanea, Cinisello Balsamo, Milano / Galleria Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice, Italy (solo)
2008   Victor Burgin - Fondazione Bevilacqua La Masa, Venice (solo)
2008   Nietzsche's Paris and other Works, Kunsthalle Bremerhaven, Bremerhaven (solo)
2007   Victor Burgin: The Little House - MAK Center for Art and Architecture, West Hollywood, CA (solo)
2007   Victor Burgin - Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes (solo)
2007   20 ans du Musée d'Art Moderne - L'art après 1960 dans les collections - Musée d'Art moderne de Saint-Etienne, Saint-Etienne
2007   Einführung in die Kunstgeschichte - Ursula Blickle Stiftung, Kraichtal-Unteröwisheim
2007   cycle rolywholyover, troisième épisode - Mamco - musée d´art moderne et contemporain, Geneva
2007   Tiempo al Tiempo - MARCO Museo de Arte Contemporánea de Vigo, Vigo
2007   Beautiful People et la Blessure Secrète - Crac Alsace, Altkirch
2007   Works from the Colletion of Société Generale Paris - National Museum of Contemporary Art (MNAC), Bucharest
2007   Erblätterte Identitäten: Mode-Kunst-Zeitschrift - Galerie der Hochschule für Grafik und Buchkunst Leipzig (HGB), Leipzig
2007   The Secret Public - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
2007   Konceptualna umetnost - Muzej savremene umetnosti Vojvodine, Novi Sad
2007   ZEIT:ZEIT - Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
2007   Voyage to Italy, Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, Canada (solo)
2006   Radical Software - Art, Technology, and the Bay Area Underground - CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, CA
2006   The Secret Publiv - Kunstverein München, Munich
2006   Erblätterte Identitäten: Mode-Kunst- Zeitschrift - Stadthaus Ulm, Ulm
2006   La visíon impura - Fondos de la colección permanente - Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía MNCARS, Madrid
2006   Voyage to Italy - Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montreal, QC / Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne, Germany (solo)
2005   GU.Sicht - Graz Umgebung - Grazer Kunstverein, Graz
2005   BIG BANG - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
2005   The Last Picture Show - Artists using Photography 1960-1982 - Miami Art Central, Miami, FL
2005   Fondos Regionales de Arte Contemporáneo Île-de-France y Poitou-Charentes - MAMBA - Museo de Arte Moderno de Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires
2004   Artists' Favourites - act I - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
2004   The Last Picture Show - Artists Using Photography, 1960-1982 - UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA
2003   The Last Picture Show - Artists Using Photography - 1960-1982 - Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
2003   Victor Burgin - Norwich Gallery, Norwich (England) (solo)
2003   Listen to Britain: Works by Victor Burgin - Cornerhouse, Manchester (England) (solo)
2002   I promise, it´s political - Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2002   Arnolfini, Bristol, England (solo)
2002   Watergate, Matt's Gallery, London, England (solo)
2001   Conception - The Conceptual Document 1968-1972 - The Morris and Helen Belkin Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC
2001   Oeuvres - Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris
2001   >Double Vision< - Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst - GfZK, Leipzig
2001   NOTORIOUS: Alfred Hitchcock and Contemporary Art - Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo
2001   Victor Burgin - Fundación Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona (solo)
2000   Media Metaphor - The 46th Biennial Exhibition - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2000   Veronica's Revenge - Contemporary Perspectives on Photography - Museum of Contemporary Art Sydney, Sydney, NSW
2000   Architectural Association, London (solo)
1999   Weimar 99 Cultural Festival, Weimar, Germany
1999   Tomorrow for ever - Photographie als Ruine - MKM Museum, Küppersmühle für Moderne Kunst, Duisburg / Kunsthalle Krems, Krems, Germany
1998   Fünf Komma Fünf - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
1998   Galerie Fotohof, Salzburg, Austria (solo)
1997   Mücsarnok Museum, Budapest, Hungary (solo)
1997   Foto Text Text Foto - Fotomuseum Winterthur, Winterthur
1996   Victor Burgin, Dan Graham, Rodney Graham, John Hilliard - Lisson Gallery, London (England)
1995   3e Biennale de Lyon - La biennale d'art contemporain de Lyon, Lyon
1995   University at Buffalo Art Gallery/Research Center in Art + Culture, Buffalo, USA (solo)
1994   Artists' Impressions - Kettle's Yard, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (England)
1993   Center for Research in Contemporary Art, University of Texas at Arlington, USA (solo)
1991   Musée d’art moderne Villeneuve d’Ascq, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France (solo)
1990   L'art conceptuel, une perspective - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
1989   Film in the Cities, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (solo)
1988   The Future of the Metropolis, Triennale di Milano, Milan
1987   20th anniversary exhibition - Lisson Gallery, London (England)
1986   Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, England (solo)
1986   Kettles Yard, Cambridge, England (solo)
1986   Orchard Gallery, Derry, Northern Ireland (solo)
1986   Albert and Vera List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, MA, USA (solo)
1986   Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, IL, USA (solo)
1985   Écrans politiques - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
1984   When attitudes became form - FRAC - Rhône-Alpes, IAC - Institute d`art contemporain, Villeurbanne
1984   Impressions Gallery of Photography, York, England (solo)
1984   Photographic Image in Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern Art, Tokio, Japan
1983   1984 – A Preview - Ronald Feldman Fine Arts Inc, New York City, NY
1982   Livres d'artistes = Books by artists - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
1981   Zwiczek Polskich Artsow Fotografickow, Warsaw, Poland (solo)
1981   Musée de la Ville de Calais, Calais, France (solo)
1980   Kunst im Sozialen Kontext, Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Germany
1980   The Third Biennale of Sydney, The Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney
1980   Three Perspectives on Photography, Hayward Gallery, London
1980   Art in Europe after '68 - SMAK Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst, Gent
1979   DAAD Gallery, Berlin, Germany (solo)
1978   Museum of Modern Art, Oxford, England (solo)
1978   Daniel Buren, Victor Burgin, Braco Dimitrijevic, Hans Haacke, Red Herring, Katharina Sieverding - Galerie m Bochum, Bochum
1977   Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands (solo)
1977   Hayward Annual, Hayward Gallery, London
1977   Europe in the Seventies’ Aspects of Recent Art, Art Institute of Chicago
1977   Social Criticism and Art Practise, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco
1976   Institute of Contemporary Arts, London (solo)
1976   Arte Inglese Oggi 1960-1976, Palazzo Reale, Milan
1975   Victor Burgin/Art and Language, Musée d’Art et d’Industrie, Saint-Etienne, France
1974   Art and Politics, Galerie M, Bochum, German
1973   Contemporanea, Parcheggio di Villa Borghese, Rome, Italy
1972   36 Biennale de Venezia, Venice, Italy
1972   The New Art, Hayward Gallery, London
1972   documenta 5 - Documenta, Kassel
1971   The British Avant-Garde, The New York Cultural Center, New York
1971   Guggenheim International Exhibition, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
1970   Information, The Museum of Modern Art, New York
1969   When Attitudes become Form - Museen Haus Lange / Haus Esters, Krefeld, Germany / Kunsthalle Bern, Bern, Switzerland / ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London, England
  Fotomuseum Winterthur, Switzerland
  The Museum of Modern Art, New York
  The New York Public Library
  Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles
  Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
  The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
  The Tate Gallery, London
  The Victoria and Albert Museum, London
  The Arts Council Collection, London
  Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris
  Museum Ludwig, Cologne
2011    Victor Burgin, Parallel texts, London
2009    Situational Aesthetics, Leuven University Press
2008    Components of a Practice, Skira
2006    Voyage to Italy, Göttingen, Steidl
2004    The Remembered Film, London, Reaktion Books
2004    Ensayos, Barcelona, Gustavo Gili, Literos
2002    Relocating, London and Bristol, August/Arnolfini
2001    Victor Burgin, Barcelona, Fundació Antoni Tàpies
2000    Shadowed, London, Architectural Association
2000    Victor Burgin: Robert Gwathmey Lectures, New York, Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art
1997    Venise, London, Black Dog Publishing
1997    Szerelmes Levelek/Love Letters, Mücsarnok Museum, Budapest
1996    In/Different Spaces: place and memory in visual culture, Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press
1996    Some Cities, Berkeley and Los Angeles, University of California Press, and London, Reaktion Books
1995    History Painting, Buffalo, University at Buffalo Art Gallery/Research Center in Art + Culture
1991    Passages, Lille, Musée d’art moderne de la Communaté Urbaine de Lille, Villeneuve d'Ascq
1989    Taideteorian Loppu, Helsinki, Suomen Valokuvataiteen Museon Säätiö, Literos
1988    Victor Burgin: Office at Night and Danaïdes/Dames, Charlotte, North Carolina, Knight Gallery, City of Charlotte
1986    The End of Art Theory: Criticism and Postmodernity, Macmillan Press, London and Basingstoke, and Humanities Press International, New Jersey
1986    Between, Basil Blackwell, Oxford and New York
1986    Formations of Fantasy, (co-edited with Donald, J. and Kaplan, C.), [Burgin: Introduction, one essay, translation], Methuen, London
1982    Thinking Photography, Victor Burgin (ed.), [Burgin: Introduction, three essays, bibliography], The Macmillan Press Ltd., London and Basingstoke, and Humanities Press International, New Jersey (l982)
1982    Hôtel Latône, Calais, Edition Musée de Calais
1977    Family, New York, Lapp Princess Press, Ltd., in association with Printer Matter, Inc.
1977    Victor Burgin, Eindhoven, Stedelijk van Abbemuseum
1976    Two Essays on Art, Photography and Semiotics, London, Robert Self Publications
1973    Work and Commentary, London, Latimer
1698    Victor Burgin, opere 1982-1986, Milan, Le Case d’Arte