Ghada Amer
(Egyptian, 1963)
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Ghada Amer
Born in 1963, Cairo, Egypt
Lives and works in New York, US

1989      MFA in Painting, Villa Arson, Nice, France

Selected Solo Exhibitions
Love is a Difficult Blue: Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa 
Ghada Amer, Cheim & Read, New York, US
Dark Continent, CCC OD, Tours, France
Cactus Painting, CCC OD, Tours, France
Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, Texas, US

Ghada Amer, Kewenig, Berlin, Germany

Ghada Amer: Earth. Love. Fire, Dubai, India

Rainbow Girls, Cheim & Read, New York, US

Référence à Elle, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea

Ghada Amer, Musee d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Canada
The Other I, Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US

100 Words of Love, Cheim & Read, New York, US
No Romance: Ghada Amer, Reza Farkhondeh and Collaborative Work, Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa

The Gardens Next Door: Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Galeria Filomena Soares, Lisbon, Portugal
Color Misbehavior, Cheim & Read, New York, US

Failing Shahrazad, Dirimart, Istanbul, Turkey
Roses Off LimitsGhada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Pace Prints Chelsea, New York, US

Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh: Collaborative Drawings, Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US
Ghada Amer – Reza Farkhondeh: A New Collaboration on Paper, Singapore Tyler Institute, Singapore
Love Has No End, Elisabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum, New York, US

Ghada Amer & Reza Farkhondeh, Collaborative Drawings, Kukje Gallery, Seoul traveled to Tina Kim Gallery, New York, US
Ghada Amer, Another Spring, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Ghada Amer, curated by D. Eccher, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, Rome, Italy
An Indigestible Dessert: Ghada Amer and Reza Farkhondeh, Francesca Minini Gallery, Milan, Italy
Le Salon Courbé, Francesca Minini, Milan, Italy

Ghada Amer, Breathe Into Me, Gagosian Gallery, Chelsea, New York, US 
Ghada Amer: Paintings & RFGA Drawings (curated by J. Poodt), The Stedlijk Museum, 'S-Hertogenbosch, The Netherlands

Ghada Amer, Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, California, US
Ghada Amer, curated by Teresa Millet, Institut Valencià d’Art Modern, Valencia, Spain

Forefront 45: Ghada Amer, curated by L.D. Freiman, Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, US
 Ghada Amer, Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia, Italy

Ghada Amer, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK
Ghada Amer, curated by S. Bos, De Appel Foundation, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Works by Ghada Amer, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, California, US 

Encyclopedia of Pleasure, Deitch Projects, New York, US
Reading Between the Threads, curated by Selene Wendt, Henie-Onstad Kunstsenter, Oslo traveled to Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, ; Bildmuseet, University of Umeå, Umeå, Sweden
Ghada Amer: Pleasure, curated by Valerie Cassel, Contemporary Art Museum, Houston, Texas, US

Ghada Amer, curated by A.J. Laferrière, Centre Culturel Contemporain, Tours, France
Ghada Amer Drawings, Anadil Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel
Intimate Confessions, Deitch Projects, New York ; traveled to Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv; Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany

Ghada Amer, curated by Margarita Aizpuru, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Seville, Spain

Ghada Amer, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, US

Ghada Amer, Espace Karim Francis, Cairo, Egypt

Ghada Amer, Annina Nosei Gallery, New York, US

Ghada Amer, Centre Jules Verne, Brétigny-sur-Orge, France

Ghada Amer, Galerie Météo, Paris, France

Ghada Amer, Hôpital Ephémère, Paris, France

Selected Group Exhibitions
Entangled: Threads and Making, Turner Contemporary, Margate, UK

In Context: Africans in America, Goodman Gallery and Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Looking at the World Around You, Contemporary Works from Qatar Museums, Santander Art Gallery, Boadilla del Monte, Madrid, Spain
Making Art Dance - Artists Donate Work To Benefit The Armitage Gone! Dance New Works Fund, Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, US

Le fil rouge, Espace Louis Vuitton, Munich in collaboration with Espace Louis Vuitton Paris and Tokyo
Ghada Amer, Trisha Baga, Robin Cameron, Joanne Greenbaum, Pam Lins, Alice Makler, David Salle, Artist-in-Residency, The Jane Hartsook Gallery, Greenwich House Pottery, New York, US
The Worlds Turned Upside Down. Contemporary art and folk cultures, MONS 2015 European Capital of Culture, Brussels, Belgium        

The Divine Comedy, curated by Simon Njami, Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main ; traveled to Savannah College of Art and Design, Georgia; Smithsonian National Museum for African Art, Washington D.C., US
Seeing Through The Light, selection from the Guggenheim Abu Dhabi Collection, Manarat Al Saadiyat, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Killer Heels: The Art of the High-Heeled Shoe, Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York; traveled to Albuquerque Museum, Albuquerque ; Palm Springs Art Museum, Palm Springs (9/4/2015 – 1/3/2016); Currier Museum, Manchester, UK
Songs of Loss and Songs of Love, Oum Kalthoum and Lee Nan-Young, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, Gwangju Museum of Art, Gwangju, Korea

4.Biennial of Thessaloniki, Greece. Chief Curator, Adelina von Furstenberg
Sculptures, Villa Datris, Fondation Pour La Sculpture Contemporaine– L’Isle sur la Sorgue
Earth Matters, National Museum for African Art, Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C., US

Tea For Nefertiti, Arab Museum of Doha, Doha, Qatar, UAE. Travelled to: Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
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

The Women in Our Life: A Fifteen Year Anniversary Exhibition, Cheim & Read, New York, US
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France

Residua, Maraya Art Center , Sharjah, UAE
Told, Untold, Retold, The Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar, UAE

Against exclusion, 3rd Moscow Biennial, Garage Center of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Elles @ centrepompidou, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Prospects 1, Contemporary Arts Center, New Orleans, Louisian, US

Global Feminisms, Brooklyn Museum, New York. Traveled to Wellesley College, Wellesley, US

Without Boundary, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Zones of Contact, Biennial of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

Centre of Gravity , Istanbul Modern, Istanbul, Turkey
Here Comes the Sun, Magasin 3, Stockholm Konsthall, Sweden
Always a Little Further, 51st International Venice Biennial, Venice, Italy

Africa Remix Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany. Traveled to Hayward Gallery, London, UK; Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France; Mori Art Museum, Tokyo, Japan and Moderna Museet Stockholm, Sweden
Hommage à Georges Pompidou: Parcours dans les Collections du Musée d’Art Moderne, Centre Pompidou,Paris, France

Harem Fantasies and the New Scheherazades, Centro de Cultura Contemporanea de Barcelona,Barcelona, Spain
Looking Both Ways: Art of the Contemporary African Diaspora, Museum of African Art, Long Island City, US
Travelled to: Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA, USA; Cranbrook Academy of Art, Detroit, MI, USA; City Art Center, Edimbourough, Scothland; Museum of African Diaspora, San Francisco, US
Il Racconto del Filo: Ricamo e cucito nell’arte contemporanea, Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Roverto, Roverto, Italy

The Short Century, Museum Village Stuck, Munich, Germany. Traveled to Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, USA and PS1 Long Island City, New York, US

Greater New York: New Art in New York Now, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, US
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, US
Man and Space, Kwangju Biennial 2000, Kwangju, Korea
Partage d’Exotismes, 5th Biennale d’Art Contemporain de Lyon, Halle Tony Garnier, Lyon, France

APERTO Over All, 48th International Art Exhibition, Biennale di Venezia, Italy
Looking for a Place, Third International Site Santa Fe Biennial, Santa Fe, US

Echolot , Museum Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
L’Envers du Décor, Dimensions Décoratives dans l’Art du XXème Siècle, Musée d’Art Moderne  LilleMétropole, Villeneuve d’Ascq, France

Vraiment Féminisme et Art , Le Magasin Centre National d’Art Contemporain de Grenoble,  Grenoble, France
Alternating Currents, 2nd Johannesburg Biennial, Johannesburg, South Africa

The Sense of Order, Moderne Galerija, Ljubljana, Slovenia

Orient/ation, The Vision of Art in a Paradoxical World, 4th International Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

I Love Paris, Hôpital Ephémère, Paris, France

Selected Public and Private Collections
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, UAE
Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, US
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, US
Brooklyn Museum, New York, US
Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Detroit Institute of Art, Detroit, , US
Fond National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC) Paris,France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC), Auvergne,France
Fonds Régional d’Art Contemporain (FRAC), Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur, France
Hood Art Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, US
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, US
Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
LaM Museum, Lille Métropole Musée d’Art Moderne,d’Art Contemporain et d’Art Brut
Museum Kunstpalast, Dusseldorf, Germany
Neuberger Berman Art Collection, New York, US
Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany
Samsung Museum, Seoul, Korea
Speed Art Museum, Louisville, US
Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Tel Aviv, Israel