Marlene Dumas

(South African, b. 1953)

portrait of a young nelson mandela by marlene dumas

Marlene Dumas

Portrait of a Young Nelson Mandela, 2008

Price on Request

Biography

Timeline

1953
Born Capetown, South Africa
1972 - 1975
BA Fine Art, University of Cape Town
1976 - 1978
Atelier 63, Haarlem, Netherlands
1979 - 1980
Institute of Psychology, University of Amsterdam
Lives and works in Amsterdam

Exhibitions

2012
Fondazione Stelline, Milan, Italy (solo)
Marlene Dumas - Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam (solo)
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - De Ateliers, Amsterdam (solo)
Marlene Dumas - Love Hasn’t Got Anything To Do With It - Zacheta - National Gallery of Art, Warsaw (solo)
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - De Ateliers, Amsterdam (solo)
Marlene Dumas - De Ateliers, Amsterdam (solo)
Art & Press - De Ateliers, Amsterdam (solo)
This will have been Art, Love and politics in the 1980s - De Ateliers, Amsterdam (solo)This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - ICA - Institute of Contemporary Arts London, London (England)
This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s - ICA - Institute of Contemporary ArtBoston, Boston, MA
Visions - Galerie Pascal Polar, Brussels
Der Nackte Mann - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
Look.ed! - Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
Kids - Contemporary Fine Arts - CFA, Berlin
Wide Open School - Hayward Gallery, London (England)
Couleur Radicaal - Marres - Centre for Contemporary Culture, Maastricht
Circus Wols - Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen
Sidetracks Painting in the paramodern continuum - De Ateliers, Amsterdam
2011
Frith Street Gallery, London, UK (solo)
Bienale de Lyon, Lyon, France
Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand
Galerie Rudolfinum, Prague
Byzantine & Christian Museum, Athens, Greece
2010 - 2011
Tronies, Haus der Kunst, Munich
2010
Haus der Kunst, Munich, Germany (solo)
David Zwirner, New York, NY (solo)
Victoria Miro, London, UK
Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
2009
Measuring your Own Grave, Menil Collection, Houston, TX (solo)
2008
Measuring your Own Grave, MoMA, New York (solo)
Measuring your Own Grave, Museum of Contemporary Art, LA (solo)
Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa (solo)
Intimate Relations Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, RSA (solo)
Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Kagawa (solo)
For Whom the bell Tolls, Zeno X, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
The Painting of Modern Life, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy
MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
MoMA, New York, NY (solo)
2007
The Painting of Modern Life, Hayward Gallery, London, UK
Artempo: Where time becomes art, Palazzo Fortuny, Venice, Italy
Global Feminism, Brooklyn Museum, NY
EROS in Modern Art, Kunstforum Wien, Austria
De Cirkel, Roger Raveelmuseum, Machelen-Zulte, Belgium
Leve de Schilderkunst! Terug naar de figuur!, Kunsthal, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Works on paper, Zeno X Gallery & Zeno X Storage, Antwerp, Belgium
Broken White, Metropolitan Museum of Contemporary Art (MOT), Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Light and Dark 1987 - 2007, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo, Japan (solo)
Broken White, Marugame Genichiro-Inokuma Museum of Contemporary Art, Marugame, Japan (solo)
National Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa (solo)
2006
Under the Surface - Aanwinsten 2005-2006, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Man Kind, Galerie Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (solo)
2005
Selected Works, Zwirner and Wirth, New York, NY (solo)
Kunsthalle Helsinki, Helsinki, Finland (solo)
Nordic Waterclourmuseum Skärhamn, Skärhamn, Sweden (solo)
Female, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany (solo)
SELF PORTRAIT Renaissance to Contemporary, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK
Frith Street Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2004
Nederland Niet Nederland: Aankopen van Nederlandse kunst 1980-2004, Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, The Netherlands

Literature

2006
Infinite Painting: Contemporary Painting and Global Realism, Villa Manin, Codroipo, Udine, Italy (cat.)
The Portrait Now, edited by Sandy Nairne and Sarah Howgate, National Portrait Gallery, London, UK (cat.)
The Triumph of Painting, Published by Jonathan Cape in association with Saatchi Gallery, London, UK (cat.)
(my private) Heroes, Marta Herfrod, Germany (cat.)
The Nude: Ideal and reality, painting and sculpture. From Neoclassicsm to Today, Galleria d'Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy (cat.)
Marlene Dumas - selected works, Zwirner & Wirth, New York, USA (cat.)
Marlene Dumas + Marijke van Warmerdam: Con vista al celestiale, Siracusa Contemporary Art Center, Montevergini, Italy (cat.)
Slow Art: Zeitgenössische Kunst aus Flandern und den Niederlanden, Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany (cat.)
Soul: Bezielde kunst - Inspired Art, Grootseminarie, Brugges, Belgium (cat.)
Drawing from the Modern 1975 - 2005, MOMA, New York, USA (cat.)