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VIK MUNIZ

São Paulo, Brazil  b.1961

1961  Born in São Paulo, Brazil

Lives and works in New York, NY, and Rio de Janeiro

 

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2016  Vik Muniz: Epistemes. Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, USA
2016  Vik Muniz: Metachromes. Ben Brown Fine Arts Hong Kong, China

2016  Vik Muniz: Metachromes. Ben Brown Fine Arts, London, UK
2016  Vik Muniz: Handmade. Nara Roesler Gallery, Sao Paulo, Brasil
2016  Vik Muniz. Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France
2016  Vik Muniz. Mauritshuis, the Hague, Netherlands
2016  Vik Muniz. High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA

2016  Vik Muniz, Matthew Liu Fine Arts, Shanghai, China

2016  The Mauritshuis, the Hague, the Netherlands

2016  Vik Muniz, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, USA

2015  Lampedusa, La 56 Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

2014  Closer to the Image, Museum of Contemporary Art (MAC), Lima, Peru

2014  Pictures of Anything, Long Museum, West Bund, Shanghai, China

2013  Clayton Days | Revisited: A Project by Vik Muniz, The Frick Art & Historical Center, Pittsburgh, USA

2012  VIK, Centro de Arte Contemporánea de Málaga, Málaga, Spain

2011  Vik, Museu Colecçao Berardo, Lisbon, Portugal

2011  Beyond the Boundary between Celebrated Painting and Photo, Jeonbuk Museum of Art,   Gana Art Center, Seoul, South Korea

2009  Identity V, Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

2009  Museum of Modern Art (MAM), Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

2008  Artist’s Choice: Vik Muniz, Rebus, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, USA

2008  Arndt & Partner, Berlin, Germany

2007  Moscow House of Photography, Manezh, Moscow

2007  Imaginary Prisons, G. B. Piranesi and Vik Muniz, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

2006  Reflex, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, USA

2005  The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Philadelphia, USA

2004  Diamond Divas and Caviar Monsters, Fundación Telefónica, Madrid

2004  Irish Museum of Contemporary Art, Dublin, Ireland

2003  Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Roma – MACRO, Rome, Italy

2003  La Mirada – Looking at Photography in Latin America Today part II, Daros Latin America Collection at Daros Exhibitions, Zürich, Switzerland

2002  49th Venice Biennial: Brazilian Representation, Venice, Italy

2002  The Things Themselves: Pictures of Dust by Vik Muniz, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA

2000  Musée de l’Elysée Lausanne, Lausanne, Switzerland

1999  Centre National de la Photographie, Paris, France

1999  Museum of Contemporary Photography, Chicago, USA

1998  Seeing is Believing, International Center of Photography, New York, USA

1996  The Sugar Children, Tricia Collins Contemporary Art, New York, USA

 

Group Exhibitions

2014  Visual Deception II into the Future, Nagoya City Art Museum, Nagoya, Japan

2014  Open Rhapsody, Beirut Exhibition Center, Beirut, Lebanon

2013  Das Abenteuer Bildung, Vögele Kultur Zentrum, Zurich, Switzerland

2012  Regarding Warhol: Sixty Artists, Fifty Years, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

2012  The First Permanent Collection Galleries by Photography Department, The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA

2012  Modern Lab: Material Interventions, National Gallery of Art, Washington, USA

2010  Contemporary Art Center Winzavod, and The National Center for Contemporary Arts, Moscow, Russia

2007  Portrait Souvenirs: Collection Neuflize Vie, Salon du Collectionneur, Grand Palais, Paris, France

2006  Into Me/Out of Me, KW Institute for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany

2006  The Summer Collection/Open Stage for Young Filmmakers, Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

2005  Inverting the Map: Latin American Art from the Tate Collection, Tate Liverpool, Liverpool, UK

2004  Artist’s Favorites: Act II, Institute of Contemporary Art, London, UK

 

Honors and Awards

2008  Honored at CITYarts’ 40th Anniversary, New York, USA

2005  National Artist Award granted by the Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Aspen, USA

2005  Premio Villa de Madrid de Fotografía “Kaulak”, awarded by the Ayuntamiento de Madrid, Madrid

1998  Best Photography Exhibition, Second Place: Vik Muniz: Seeing is Believing. Awarded by The International Center of Photography

Collections

Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Daros Latin America, Zürich, Switzerland

Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA

Huis Marseille Museum for Photography, Amsterdam, the Netherlands

Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland

La Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Paris, France

Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain

Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo, Japan

National Gallery of Art, Washington DC, USA

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, USA

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA

The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

The Princeton University Museum of Art, Princeton, USA

The Tate Gallery, London, UK

The Victoria and Albert Museum, London, UK