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Mario Merz    (Italian, 1925-2003)

 Mario Merz - Albero grande solitario (Installations)
Mario Merz
Albero grande solitario 1995
 
 Mario Merz - Untitled (Leaf) (Works on Paper (Drawings, Watercolors etc.)) h: 152 x w: 276 cm / h: 59.8 x w: 108.7 in
Mario Merz
Untitled (Leaf) 1982
 
 Mario Merz - Untitled (The Perfect Crocodile) (Sculptures)
Mario Merz
Untitled (The Perfect Crocodile) 1995
 

Biographie
1925 Born in Milan, Italy

Expositions
2012 - 2013 Arte Povera. Der grosse Aufbruch, Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
2012 - 2013 Verführung Freiheit. Kunst in Europa seit 1945, Deutsches Historisches Museum, Berlin, Germany
2011 - 2012 Example Switzerland, Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein (group)
2011 - 2012 The Excitement Continues, Leopold Museum, Vienna, Austria (group)
2011 - 2012 Spirits of Internationalism, MuHKA, Antwerp, The Netherlands (group)
2011 - 2012 ARTANDPRESS, Martin Gropius Bau, Berlin (group)
2010 - 2011 Von Carl Andre bis Gregor Schneider. Dorothee und Konrad Fischer: Archiv einer Haltung, Museum Kurhaus Kleve
2010 - 2011 Die Natur der Kunst, Kunstmuseum Winterthur
2009 - 2010 Die Kunst ist super!, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
2009 - 2010 Capolavori della modernitá, with John Chamberlain, Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto
2009 Wall Works (Giovanni Anselmo, Daniel Buren, Lawrence Carroll, Mario Merz, Felice Varini, Lawrence Weiner), Buchmann Lugano, Agra/ Lugano
2009 1968. Die große Unschuld, Kunsthalle Bielefeld, Germany
2009 15 Years of Collecting - Against the Grain, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg
2009 Silences, MAMCS, Strasbourg, France
2008 - 2009 Interior/Exterior (with Zaha Hadid), Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg
2008 Zerbrechliche Schönheit. Glas im Blick der Kunst, Museum Kunst Palast, Dusseldorf, Germany
2008 Buchmann Lugano, Agra / Lugano, Switzerland
2008 Red Sky, Luhring Augustine, New York
2008 Museums in the 21st century, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark
2008 16th Biennale of Sydney, Australia
2008 Sprovieri Progetti, London, UK (solo)
2007 Mario Merz: The Magnolia Table, Sperone Westwater, New York (solo)
2007 Mario Merz, Salvatore + Carline Ala, Milan, Italy (solo)
2007 Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Germany
2007 Sammlung Marzona, SMB Staatliche Museen zu Berlin
2007 Kupferstichkabinett, Berlin
2007 Buchmann Galerie Berlin, Berlin (solo)
2007 Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy (solo)
2007 Disegni, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (solo)
2007 Concept: Photography-Dialogues & Attitudes, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Ludwig
2007 Des Mondes Perdus, Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, France
2007 ZC Collections '07, Zone: Chelsea Centre for the Arts, New York
2006 Mario Merz: 8-5-3, Gagosian Gallery, London, UK (solo)
2006 Buchmann Lugano, Agra/Lugano, Switzerland
2006 Im Anfang war das Wort, Langenscheidt KG, Munich, Germany
2006 Wrestle, CCS Bard /Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York
2006 Sol Lewitt/Mario Merz, Bonnefantenmuseum, Maastricht, Netherlands
2006 Galerie Mit Bleistift Fischer, Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf
2006 Sol Lewitt/Mario Merz, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy
2005 Arte Povera, Galerie Di Meo, Paris, France
2005 Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy
2005 ZKM | Museum für Neue Kunst, Karlsruhe, Germany
2005 Tucci Russo Gallery, Torre Pellice, Turin, Italy
2005 Castello Di Rivoli, Fondazione Torino Musei, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy (solo)
2004 Kunsthalle Mannheim, Germany
2004 Tucci Russo Gallery, Torre Pellice, Turin, Italy
2004 In Memoriam, Kewenig Galerie, Cologne, Gremany (solo)
2003 Galerie Tschudi, Chelsa Madalena, Zuoz/Engadin (solo)
2003 Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
2001 Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy (solo)
2000 La Luce di Volta: an installation by Mario Merz, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy (solo)
2000 Sol Lewitt/Mario Merz: l'exotisme sans partage, Musée d'Art Contemporain, Lyon, France
1999 Fundaçao de Serralves, Porto
Christian Stein Gallery, Milan, Italy (solo)
1998 Artecitta. 11 Artisti per il Passante Ferroviario di Torino, Turin, Italy
1998 Arte Italiana 1945-95. Aichi Prefectural Museum of Art, Nagoya; Museum of Contemporary Art, Tokyo; Yonoga City Museum of Art. Tottori; Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima
1998 100 Years of Sculpture: From the Pedestal to the Pixel, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
1998 Konrad Fischer Galerie, Düsseldorf, Germany (solo)
1997 Ausgestellt-Vorgestellt III, Skulpturen-Museum Glaskasten Marl, Germany (solo)
1997 Notfalls leben wir auch ohne Herz, Kunsthalle Wien, Sammlung Speck
1997 47th Biennial of Venice, Future, Present, Past, Venice, Italy, catalogue
1997 Skulpturen-Museum Glaskasten Marl, Germany (solo)
1996 - 1997 Galerie Jule Kewenig, Frechen, Germany (solo)
1996 Anthony d'Offay, London
Der Iglo: Idee und Installation, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisberg, Germany
Christian Stein Gallery, Milan, Italy (solo)
1995 - 1996 Dum u Zvonu, Prague, Czech Republic (solo)
1995 Vera Van Laer Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium (solo)
1990 Museo Comunale D'Arte Moderna Ascona, Italy (solo)
1990 Mario Merz, Il Centro per l'arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci Prato, Italy (solo)
1989 Mario Merz: A Retrospective, Guggenheim Museum, New York (solo)
1985 Kunsthaus Zurich Zurich, Switzerland (solo)
1980 Whitechapel Art Gallery London, UK (solo)
1978 Tucci Russo Gallery, Torre Pellice, Turin, Italy (solo)
If we could imagine, Glenstone, Alcoa, Tennessee
Dans L’Oeil du Critique Bernard Lamarche-Vadel et les Artistes, Musee d’Art Moderne, Paris
Orientamento, Galleria Cardi, Pietrasanta, Italy

Publications
1997 'Epicenter Ljubljana', Moderna Galerija Ljubljana, 1997, p. 35
1997 Catalogue 'Ausgestellt-Vorgestellt III', Marl, 1997, images p. 11-15 and 19
1996 Catalogue 'Mario Merz', Dum u Zvonu, Prague, 1996, image p. 8
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