Marisa Merz

Born in Turin, Italy, 1926

Lives and works in Turin, Italy

 

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2018

Forthcoming: Marisa Merz: The Infinite Possibilities of Everyday Life, Gallery Bernier - Eliades, Athens, Greece

 

2017

Marisa Merz: The Sky is a Great Space, curated by Ian Alteveer and Connie Butler, The Met Breuer, New York NY; [travelled to: The Hammer Musuem, Los Angeles CA; Museu de Serralves, Porto, Portugal; Museum of Modern Art Rupertinum, Salzburg, Austria]

 

2016

Marisa Merz, Thomas Dane Gallery, London, England

Marisa and Mario Merz, Museum of Contemporary Art Rome, Rome, Italy

Marisa Merz, Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

 

2013

Marisa Merz, Sepentine Gallery, London, England

Marisa Merz, Bernier/Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece

Marisa Merz, Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

 

2012

Marisa Merz, Monica De Cardenas Galleria, Zuoz, Switzerland

Marisa Merz, Christian Stein, Milan, Italy

Marisa Merz: disegnare disegnare ridisegnare il pensiero immagine che cammina, Fondazione Merz, Turin, Italy

 

2011

Marisa Merz, Gladstone Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

Marisa Merz: non corrisponde eppur fiorisce, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy           

 

2010

Marisa Merz, Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

Marisa Merz, Centre internationale d’art et du paysage, Ile de Vassivière, France

 

2008

Marisa Merz, Christian Stein Gallery, Milan, Italy

 

2007

Marisa Merz, Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Naples, Italy

 

2004

Marisa Merz, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

 

2003

Marisa Merz, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

 

2002

Marisa Merz, Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, France

 

1998

Marisa Merz, Villa delle Rose, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy

 

1996

Marisa Merz, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

1995

Marisa Merz, Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

 

1994

Marisa Merz, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

Marisa Merz, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

 

1993

Marisa Merz, Christian Stein Gallery, Milan, Italy

 

1984

Marisa Merz, Jean and Karin Bernier Gallery, Athens, Greece

 

1980

Marisa Merz, Gallery Tucci Russo, Turin, Italy

 

1979

Marisa Merz, Jean and Karin Bernier Gallery, Athens, Greece

 

1975

Marisa Merz, Gallery l'Attico, Rome, Italy

 

1969

Marisa Merz, Gallery l'Attico, Rome, Italy

 

1967

Marisa Merz, Gallery Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin, Italy

 

  

Group Exhibitions

 

2018

Arte Povera: From the Olnick Spanu Collection, Magazzino, New York NY

Kunst Museum Winterthur, Winterthur, Switzerland

 

2017

Voyage, curated by Alexandre da Cunha, Galeria Bergamin & Gomide, Sao Paulo, Brazil

Contingencies: Arte Povera and After, Luxembourg & Dayan, New York NY

It’s Just a Beginning, 1968. National Gallery of Modern and Contemporary Art, Rome, Italy
Margherita Stein: Rebel With a Cause, Magazzino Italian Art, New York NY

Plages, Campoli Presti, London, England

 

2016

Identity Revisted, The Warehouse, Dallas TX

Revolution in the Making: Abstract Sculpture by Women, 1947-2016, Hauser Wirth & Schimmel, Los Angeles CA

 

2015

TUTTTOVERO, Fondazione Merz and Castello di Rivoli, Turino, Italy

Ennesima. An Exhibition of Seven Exhibitions on Italian Art (Ennesima: Una mostra di sette mostre sull’arte italiana), Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy

 

2014

Group Exhibition, Bernier-Eliades Gallery, Athens, Greece

Looking Back: The Eighth White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York NY

 

2013

Mind is Outer Space, Casey Kaplan, New York NY

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico / The Encyclopedic Palace, curated by Massimiliano Gioni, The 55th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

 

2009

Visage, New Galerie de France, Paris, France

Orientamento, Galleria Cardi, Pietrasanta, Italy

 

2008

Revolutions – Forms that Turn, Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

 

2007

Makers and Modelers: Works in Ceramic, Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

 

2006

Wrestle, Bard Center for Curatorial Studies and Hessel Museum of Art,

Annandale-on-Hudson, New York NY

 

2002

Arte Povera, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York NY

 

2001

Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1962-1972, Tate Modern, London; travelled to: Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Hirshhorn Museum, Washington  D.C.

49th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

 

1998

Marisa Merz, Domenico Bianchi, Christian Stein Gallery, Milan, Italy

 

1995

Die italienische Metamorphose, 1943-1968, Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, Wolfsburg, Germany

 

1994

The Italian Metamorphosis,1943-1968, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York NY

 

1989

Bilderstreit, Messehallen, Cologne, Germany

Einleuchten, Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

 

1988

Zeitlos, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, Germany

La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

 

1987

Octobre des Arts, Museé Saint Pierre Art Contemporain, Lyon, France

 

1986

Chambres d’Amis, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Ghent, Belgium

Fideliter, 1966-1986, Christian Stein Gallery, Turin, Italy             

Sonsbeek, Arnhem, The Netherlands

SkulpturSein, Städtische Kunsthalle, Düsseldorf, Germany

 

1985

Del arte povera a 1985, Palazio Velazques, Palazio de Cristal, Madrid, Spain

The KNOT Arte Povera at P.S.1, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, New York NY

Promenades, Parc Lullin, Centre d'Art Contemporain, Geneva, Switzerland 

De Sculptura, Messepalast, Vienna

Spuren, Skulpturen, und Monumente ihrer praezisen Reise,  Kunsthaus Zürich, Zürich, Switzerland

 

1984

Gallery Albert Baronian, Brussels, Belgium

Ouverture/Arte Contemporanea, Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italy

Coerenza in coerenza: dall'Arte Povera al 1984, Mole Antonelliana, Turin, Italy

 

1983

Eine Kunst-Geschichte in Turin 1959- 1983, Gallery Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, Germany; Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany

 

1982

Documenta 7, Kassel, Germany

 

1981

Identité Italienne: l'art en Italie depuis 1959, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France

 

1980

La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy

 

1979

Le stanze, Castello Colonna, Genazzano, Italy

 

1978

Gallery Franco Toselli, Milan, Italy

 

1977

Arte in Italia 1960-1977, Gallery Civica d'Arte Moderna, Turin, Italy; Galleria Salvatore, Milan, Italy

 

1976

Autori vari per Europa-America, Gallery Franz Paludetto- LP220, Turin, Italy

 

1975

Mostra per le fabbriche occupate, Gallery Multipli, Turin, Italy

 

1974

Gallery Franco Toselli, Milan, Italy

 

1970

Gennaio 70, III Biennale della Pittura Giovane, Museo Civico, Bologna, Italy

 

1969

Aeroporto di Ciampino, Rome

Op Losse Schroeven, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam

Verbogene Strukturen, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany

 

1968

Arte Povera + Azione Povera, Arsenali dell'Antica Republica, Amalfi, Italy; Centro Studio Colautti, Salerno, Italy

 

1967

Piper Club, Turin, Italy

Deposito d'Arte presente, Turin, Italy

 

 

Awards

 

2013

Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement – 55th International Art Exhibition, La Biennale di Venezia

 

2001

La Biennale di Venezia – Special Jury Prize