Ghada Amer

(Egyptian, b. 1963)

installation view by ghada amer

Ghada Amer

Installation view, 2013

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installation view by ghada amer

Ghada Amer

Installation view, 2013

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installation view by ghada amer

Ghada Amer

Installation view, 2013

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les poufs by ghada amer

Ghada Amer

Les Poufs, 2002

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Ghada Amer

The Screen, 1992–2004

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Biography

Timeline

1963
Born in Cairo, Egypt
1989
MFA in Painting, Villa Arson EPIAR, Nice, France
1991
Institut des Hautes Etudes en Art Plastique, Paris, France
1997
Received the Pollock-Krasner Foundation grant
1999
Received the UNESCO award at the Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Lives and works in New York, NY

Exhibitions

2013
Référence à Elle, Kukje Gallery, Seoul Korea (solo)
4.Biennial of Thessaloniki, Greece. Chief Curator, Adelina von Furstenberg
Sculptures, Villa Datris, Fondation Pour La Sculpture Contemporaine– L’Isle sur la Sorgue, France
Earth Matters, National Museum for African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington DC
2012
Prism – Drawing from 1990-2011, The National Museum of Art, Architecture and Design, Oslo, Norway
Le Corps Découvert, Institut du monde arabe, Paris, France
The Mediterranean Approach, SESC Pinheiros, São Paulo, Brazil
Ghada Amer, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada (solo)
Tea For Nefertiti, Arab Museum of Doha, Doha, Qatar, UAE. Travelled to: Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
2011
100 Words of Love, Cheim & Read, New York, USA (solo)

Public Collections

Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, UAE
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC), Auvergne, France
Fond National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC) Paris, France
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, USA
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Brooklyn Museum, New York, USA
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, UK
Hood Art Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

Literature

2013
Martinez, Rosa and Fadda, Reem: Ghada Amer “Référence à Elle”, Kukje Gallery, Korea
Herman, Nick: Sculptures, Villa Datris – Fondation Pour La Sculpture Contemporaine, France
2012
Schwartz, Jamie; Lewis, Jacob. The Other I. Tina Kim Gallery
St. Gelais, Therese, Ghada Amer, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
2011
Rubin, Nathan, No Romance: Ghada Amer | Reza Farkhondeh & Collaborative Work, Goodman Gallery,Johannesburg, South Africa
2010
Antle, Martine. The Gardens Next Door. Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal
Reilley, Maura. «Ghada Amer.» Gregory R. Miller & Co, New York
2009
Katz, Vincent. The Natural World, the Political Context: Collaborative Monoprints by Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh. Pace Prints, New York
2008
Farrell, Laurie Ann. Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh: Collaborative Drawings. Seoul: Kukje Gallery
Antle, Martine. Ghada Amer/Reza Farkhondeh: A New Collaboration on Paper. Singapore: STPI