biografía de Ghada AMER (1963)

Personal data


Birth : 1963 - Cairo, Egypt
Sex : F
Nationality/Affiliation : Egypt - United States

Address

New York NY New York, United States

Representatives

Brownstone, Corréard & Cie – 17-26 rue Saint-Gilles – Paris, France
Deitch Projects – 76 Grand Street – New York NY, United States
Gagosian Gallery – 8 Heddon Street – London, United Kingdom


Education

Ecole des Beaux-Arts – Nice, France
SMFA School of the Museum of Fine Arts – 230 the Fenway – Boston MA, United States
Institut des Hautes Etudes en Arts Plastiques – Hôtel de Saint Aignan 75 rue du temple – Paris, France

Professional data


Work and Life

2001:First solo museum exhibition in USA
1999:Amer was a recipient of the UNESCO fellowship, Venice Biennale, Italy.
1999:Amer was an artist in residence at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, USA.
1997:Moves to New York NY, USA
1974 – 1997:Lives and works in Paris, France

Work


Categorie and medium


Painting : Acrylic/canvas
Sculpture-Volume : Fabric creation

Subject

eroticism
women
opposition/conformity

Movements and styles

Abstract Expressionism

Works

Black Series - Coulures Noires
Date of creation : 2000
Medium : Acrylic/canvas
Size : 68 x 70 inch
 
Le Lit
Date of creation : 1997
Medium : Fabric creation
Size : 181 x 132 cm
 

Solo Exhibitions (Selected)


Solo exhibitions

2003

Galleria Massimo Minini – Brescia BS, Italy
05/2003 – 07/2003

Universal Strangers
Galeria Filomena Soares – Lisbon, Portugal
01/16/2003 – 02/22/2003

2002

Gagosian Gallery – London, United Kingdom
2002

De Appel – Amsterdam, Netherlands
04/05/2002 – 05/19/2002

Galerie Guy Bärtschi – Geneva GE, Switzerland
02/07/2002 – 04/06/2002

Museum Kunst Palast – Düsseldorf, Germany
02/02/2002 – 05/05/2002

2001

Encyclopedia of Pleasure
Deitch Projects – New York NY, United States
11/10/2001 – 12/22/2001

Ghada Amer : Pleasure
Contemporary Arts Museum – Houston TX, United States
07/26/2001 – 08/26/2001

2000

Intimate Confessions
Tel Aviv Museum of Art – Tel Aviv, Israel
06/15/2000 – 09/02/2000

Intimate Confessions
Deitch Projects – New York NY, United States
04/25/2000 – 05/27/2000

1998

New Embroidered Works on Canvas
Annina Nosei Gallery – New York NY, United States
1998

1997

Galerie Météo – Paris, France
1997

1996

Annina Nosei Gallery – New York NY, United States
1996

1994

Espace Jules Verne – Brétigny-sur-Orge, France
1994

Galerie Zoo – Nantes, France
1994

1993

Galerie Météo – Paris, France
1993

1990

Villa Arson – Nice, France
1990

Group Exhibitions (Selected)


Art shows / fairs

2006

Frieze Art Fair
Regent’s Park – London, United Kingdom
10/12/2006 – 10/15/2006
Represented by : Gagosian Gallery – 8 Heddon Street – London, United Kingdom

2004

Art 35 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/16/2004 – 06/21/2004
Represented by : Galleria Massimo Minini – Via Apollonio 68 – Brescia BS, Italy

2003

FIAC, n°30
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/09/2003 – 10/13/2003
Represented by : Galerie Guy Bärtschi – 3, A, rue du Vx Billard – Geneva GE, Switzerland

Art 34 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/18/2003 – 06/23/2003
Represented by : Galleria Massimo Minini – Via Apollonio 68 – Brescia BS, Italy

ArtBrussels – 21st Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
04/04/2003 – 04/08/2003
Represented by : Galerie Guy Bärtschi – 3, A, rue du Vx Billard – Geneva GE, Switzerland

The Armory Show 2003
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
03/07/2003 – 03/10/2003
Represented by : Deitch Projects – 76 Grand Street – New York NY, United States

2002

Art Basel Miami Beach
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/05/2002 – 12/08/2002
Represented by : Rhona Hoffman Gallery – 118 North Peoria Street – Chicago IL, United States

FIAC, n°29
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/24/2002 – 10/28/2002
Represented by : Marco Noire Contemporary Art – Via Brichetto 23 – San Sebastiano PO, Italy

Art 33 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/12/2002 – 06/17/2002
Represented by : Galleria Massimo Minini – Via Apollonio 68 – Brescia BS, Italy

ArtBrussels – 20th Contemporary Art Fair
Brussels Expo – Brussels, Belgium
05/02/2002 – 05/06/2002
Represented by : Galerie Guy Bärtschi – 3, A, rue du Vx Billard – Geneva GE, Switzerland

The Armory Show 2002
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/22/2002 – 02/25/2002
Represented by : Rhona Hoffman Gallery – 118 North Peoria Street – Chicago IL, United States

2001

Art Basel Miami Beach: cancelled
Miami Beach Convention Center – Miami Beach FL, United States
12/13/2001 – 12/16/2001
Represented by : Rhona Hoffman Gallery – 118 North Peoria Street – Chicago IL, United States

ARTissima – Arte Contemporaneo a Torino, n° 8
Palazzo del Lavoro – Turin TO, Italy
11/15/2001 – 11/18/2001
Represented by : Marco Noire Contemporary Art – Via Brichetto 23 – San Sebastiano PO, Italy

FIAC, n°28
Paris Expo – Porte de Versailles – Paris, France
10/10/2001 – 10/15/2001
Represented by : Marco Noire Contemporary Art – Via Brichetto 23 – San Sebastiano PO, Italy

Art 32 Basel
Messe Basel – Basel BS, Switzerland
06/13/2001 – 06/18/2001
Represented by : Galleria Massimo Minini – Via Apollonio 68 – Brescia BS, Italy

The Armory Show 2001
Piers 88 & 90 – New York NY, United States
02/23/2001 – 02/26/2001
Represented by : Deitch Projects – 76 Grand Street – New York NY, United States

1999

Art Cologne, n° 33
Cologne, Germany
11/07/1999 – 11/14/1999
Represented by : Galerie Karin Sachs – Buttermelcherstrasse 16 – Munich, Germany

1998

Art 29 Basel
Basel BS, Switzerland
1998
Represented by : Brownstone, Corréard & Cie – 17-26 rue Saint-Gilles – Paris, France

1996

FIAC, n°23
Paris, France
1996
Represented by : Galerie Météo – 4 rue Saint-Nicolas – Paris, France

1992

37ème Salon d’Art Contemporain de Montrouge
Centre culturel et artistique – Montrouge, France
1992


Group exhibitions

2006

The Garden Party
Deitch Projects – New York NY, United States
03/09/2006 – 04/29/2006

2004

De leur temps, collections privées Françaises
Musée des Beaux-Arts – Tourcoing, France
10/06/2004 – 12/06/2004

2003

Echigo-Tsumari Art Triennial 2003
Japan
07/20/2003 – 09/07/2003

Métissages
Château de Vogüe – Vogüe, France
06/29/2003 – 10/19/2003

CiudadMULTIPLEcity
Panama City, Panama
03/20/2003 – 04/20/2003

2002

Métissages
Musée d’Art et d’Histoire – Saint-Brieuc, France
06/29/2002 – 10/13/2002

Il fait beau, tout va bien…
FRAC Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Auvergne – Chamalières, France
03/01/2002 – 03/31/2002

Ghada Amer, Tania Bruguera
Walter & McBean Galleries – San Francisco Art Institute – San Francisco CA, United States
02/14/2002 – 04/20/2002

2001

The Meditarranean : A New Wall ?
Culturgest – Lisbon, Portugal
10/17/2001 – 12/30/2001

Conversation/s
Musée départemental – Gap, France
2001

Alterations
James Graham & Sons – New York NY, United States
06/21/2001 – 08/30/2001

Sous-Titrée X, la pornographie entre image et propos
Galerie Art & Essai – Université de Rennes II – Rennes, France
05/16/2001 – 06/22/2001

2000

Greater New York: New Art in New York Now
P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center – Long Island NY, United States
02/2000 – 05/2000

Cross Female
Kunstlerhaus Bethanien – Berlin, Germany
09/30/2000 – 10/29/2000

Partage d’exotismes – 5ème Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon
Halle Tony Garnier – Lyon, France
06/27/2000 – 09/24/2000

Man + Space – Kwangju Biennale, n° 3
Kwangju, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
03/29/2000 – 06/07/2000

Whitney Museum of American Art Biennial Exhibition
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York NY, United States
03/23/2000 – 06/04/2000

1999

Looking for a place – SITE Santa Fe’s Third International Biennial
Site Santa Fe – Santa Fe NM, United States
1999

d’APERTutto – 48° Biennale di Venezia
Venice VE, Italy
06/13/1999 – 11/07/1999

1997

French Kiss
Contemporary Art Gallery – Vancouver BC, Canada
1997

Amitiés et autres catastrophes, la carte du tendre
Crestet Centre d’Art – Crestet, France
1997

Trades Routes: History and Geography – Africus – The 2nd Johannesburg Biennale
Johannesburg, South Africa
10/12/1997 – 12/12/1997

1996

Ceremonial
Apex Fine Art – New York NY, United States
1996

1995

Le Duc…
FRAC Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain Auvergne – Chamalières, France
1995

Tampons d’Artistes
Musée de la Poste – Paris, France
1995

The Mutated Painting
Galerie Martina Detterer – Frankfurt, Germany
1995

Orientation : The Vision of Art in A Paradoxical World – 4th International Istanbul Biennial
Istanbul, Turkey
11/10/1995 – 12/10/1995

Pittura Immedia
Neue Galerie am Landesmuseum Joanneum – Graz, Austria
03/11/1995 – 04/18/1995

1994

Bifurcations
Abbaye Saint-André – Centre d’Art Contemporain – Meymac, France
1994

Snark
Galerie Pierre Nouvion – Monaco, Monaco
1994

1993

June
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac – Paris, France
1993

1992

Les Mystères de l’Auberge Espagnole
Villa Arson – Nice, France
1992

Bibliography (Selected)


On the artist


Books

2002

Art Tomorrow
Publisher: Editions Terrail – Paris, France
Author: Lucie-Smith Edward – London, United Kingdom
2002
ISBN : 2879392497

Vitamin P – New Perspectives in Painting
Publisher: Phaidon Press – Regent’s Wharf – London, United Kingdom
Author: Collectif
2002
ISBN : 071484246X

Art Now
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
Author: Riemschneider Burkhard
2002
ISBN : 382281444X

2001

Women Artists in the 20th and 21st century
Publisher: Taschen – Hohenzollernring 53 – Cologne, Germany
Author: Grosenick Uta – Cologne, Germany
2001
ISBN : 3822858544

2000

Fresh Cream
Publisher: Phaidon Press – Regent’s Wharf – London, United Kingdom
11/2000
ISBN : 0714891142


Exhibition catalogues

2000

Man + Space Kwangju Biennale
Publisher: Kwangju Biennale Press – San 151-10 – Kwangju, South Korea (Republic of Korea)
2000
ISBN : 8987719049

Partage d’exotismes, 5ème Biennale d’art contemporain de Lyon, volumes 1 et 2
Publisher: RMN Réunion des Musées Nationaux – 49 rue Etienne Marcel – Paris, France
06/2000
ISBN : 2711840131

1999

La Biennale di Venezia, 48a Esposizione Internazionale d’Arte
Publisher: Marsilio Editions – Venice VE, Italy
06/1999
ISBN : 882080414X


Periodicals

2002

MENZ Marguerite – Ghada Amer in der Galerie Guy Bärtschi
in: Kunst-Bulletin n° 4 p. 44
Zürich ZH, Switzerland
04/2002

MARTINEZ Rosa – Ghada Amer
in: Make The Magazine of Women’s art n° 92 p. 72
London, United Kingdom
04/2002-05/2002
ISBN : 13658190

MARTINEZ Rosa – Ghada Amer Rambla Del Raval
in: Flash Art n° 222 p. 102 vol. 34
Milan MI, Italy
01/2002-02/2002

2001

Guía de bolsillo para el coleccionista reciente
in: El Periodico del Arte n° 47 p. 43
Madrid, Spain
08/2001-09/2001

POLLACK Barbara – The New Look of Feminism
in: ARTnews n° 100-08 p. 132
New York NY, United States
09/2001

1996

ZAHM O. – Ghada Amer
in: Flash Art n° 186
Milan MI, Italy
01/1996-02/1996

1994

CASSAGNAU P. – Ghada Amer
in: Art Press n° 197
Paris, France
12/1994

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