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marlene dumas

Born 1953, Capetown
Lives and works in Amsterdam


2018 Moonrise. Marlene Dumas & Edvard Munch, Solo exhibition with works by Edvard Munch and René Daniëls, Munch Museum, Oslo
Myths & Mortals
, Zwirner, New York
2017 Altarpiece made by Marlene Dumas for the Annenkirche in Dresden in collaboration with Jan Andriesse and Bert Boogaard
Marlene Dumas, Die Entstehung eines Altarbildes, Galerie Gebr. Lehman, Dresden
2015 The Image as Burden, Fondation Beyeler, Basel
The Image as Burden
, Tate Modern, Londen
2014 The Image as Burden, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
2013 Twice, Zeno X
2012 Love Hasn’t Got Anything To Do With It, Zachęta, Warsaw
Sorte, Fondazione Stelline, Milan
Istanbul Eindhoven: SALTVanAbbe Post ’89, Salt Beyoğlu, Istanbul
Marlene Dumas - Johannes Vermeer Prijs 2012, Galerie Paul Andriesse
2011 Forsaken, Frith Street Gallery, London
2010 At home / Not at home, works from the collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York
São Paolo Biennial, São Paolo
Just love me, regards sur une collection privée, Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc jean (MUDAM), Luxembourg
Tronies, Haus der Kunst, Munich
Against the Wall, Fundacao Serralves, Porto
Against the Wall, David Zwirner, New York
2009 Measuring your own grave, The Menil Collection, Houston
2008 Intimate Relations, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa 
Measuring your own grave, MOCA, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles
Measuring your own grave, MoMa, New York
For Whom the Bell Tolls, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp


2019 depARTment STORE, SCHUNCK, Heerlen
Freedom – The Fifty Key Dutch Artworks Since 1968,
Museum de Fundatie, Zwolle, NL
A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women, Museum Susch, Susch, Switzerland
2018 Sanguine. Luc Tuymans on Baroque, Fondazione Prada, Milan
Ekstase: in Kunst, Musik und Tanz / Ecstasy: in art, music and dance,
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart
The Moon,
Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
Crossing Night,
Centro Cultural Santo Domingo, Oaxaca, Mexico
Niepodległe: Women, Independence and National Discourse, Muzeum:
The Museum of Modern Art, Warsaw
Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2018,
Fort Kochi, Kerala, India
Out of Office. Art in Business,
Museum Singer Laren, NL
Nude : art from the Tate collection,
Yokohama Museum of Art, Yokohama
Art to Remember, National Holocaust Museum, Amsterdam
The Female Touch, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Marlene Dumas - Rosemarie Trockel werken uit de collectie Garnatz,
Städtische Galerie, Karlsruhe
2017 Skulls, Albertinum, Dresden
Die Augen der Bilder – Porträts von Fragonard bis Dumas
Museum Langmatt, Baden
I am a Native foreigner,
Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
I Am Me,
National Portrait Gallery, London
The Absent Museum,
Wiels, Brussels
Good Hope. South Africa and The Netherlands from 2016,

Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam
2016 Unfinished: Thoughts left visible, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Stellung nehmen,
Kestnergesellschaft, Hannover
Inside: Artists and Writers in Reading Prison, HM Prison Reading, Reading
Reality of my surroundings,
Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham
Museum Arnhem, Arnhem
No Man's Land: Woman Artists from the Rubell Family Collection,
Rubell Family Collection, Miami 
Queensize. Vrouwelijke kunstenaars uit de Olbricht Collectie
, Museum Arnhem, Arnhem
2015 All the World’s Futures – Biennale di Venezia, 56th International Art Exhibition, Central Pavilion (Giardini) and Arsenale, Venice
Marlene Dumas/Juan Munoz, Drawings, Frith Street Gallery, London
2014  Manifesta 10 : The European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Hermitage, Saint Petersburg 
2012  This Will Have Been: Art, Love & Politics in the 1980s, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
Struggle(s), Maison Particulière, Brussels
Art & Press, Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin
Paintings from the Rubell Family Collection, Fundacion Banco Santander’s museum, Boadilla
Sidetracks, Painting in the Paramodern Continiuum, Stavanger Kunstmuseum, Stavanger
Artist for Haîti, David Zwirner, New York
2011  Tender is the night, Museum of New Zealand Wellington
Africa. Objects and Subjects, Centro de Exposiciones Fernàn Gòmez, Madrid
Contemporary Collecting: The Judith Neisser Collection, The Art Institute, Chicago
Undeniable me, Rudolfinum, Prague
The World Belongs to You, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
11th Lyon Biennale: A Terrible Beauty is Born, Lyon
Max Beckmann - Faces and Contemporaries, Museum of Fine Arts, Leipzig
Prospect.2 Biennal, New Orleans 
2010  Dineo Bopape/Marlene Dumas/Zanele Muholi, MMKA museum voor modern kunst Arnhem
I Have a Dream/Tengo un sueño, Gabarron Foundation Carriage House Center for the Arts, New York, New York [itinerary: Museum of African American History, Detroit, Michigan; Martin Luther King, Jr. National Historic Site, Atlanta, Georgia; Rosa Parks Museum, Troy University, Montgomery, Alabama; National Civil Rights Museum, Memphis, Tennessee; NBC Tower, Cityfront Plaza Drive, Chicago, Illinois
Hareng Saur: Ensor and Contemporary Art, Stedelijk Museum voor Actuele Kunst (S.M.A.K.), Ghent
Just Love Me: Regard Sur Une Collection Privée, Musée d'Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean (MUDAM), Luxembourg
São Paulo Biennial, Fundação Bienal de São Paulo, São Paulo
At Home / Not At Home: Works from the Collection of Martin and Rebecca Eisenberg, CCS Bard Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-On-Hudson, New York
2009  The End, Fries Museum, Leeuwarden
Ophelia, MMKA museum voor modern kunst Arnhem
Take the Money and Run, De Appel, Amsterdam 
2008  Gallery Koyanagi, Japan
The Painting of Modern Life, Castello di Rivoli, Torino
Black is Beautiful, van Rubens tot Dumas, Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam