MARISA MERZ
Born in 1931 in Turin, Italy. Lives and works in Turin, Italy.
BIO
Selected Exhibitions: 2009 “Visage,” New Galerie de France, Paris 2009 “Orientamento,” Galleria Cardi, Pietrasanta, Italy 2008 Marisa Merz, Christian Stein Gallery, Milan (solo) 2008 “Revolutions – Forms that Turn”, Biennale of Sydney 2007 Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina, Napoli (solo) 2007 “Makers and Modelers,” Gladstone Gallery, New York 2006 Gladstone Gallery, New York (solo) 2006 "Wrestle," CCS Bard /Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York 2004 Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (solo) 2003 Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland (solo) 2002 Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris (solo) 2001 “Zero to Infinity: Arte Povera 1962-1972,” Tate Modern, London, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Hirschhorn Museum, Washington, DC 2001 Biennale di Venice, Venice 1998 Galleria Christian Stein, Milan, “Marisa Merz, Domenico Bianchi” 1998 Villa delle Rose, Galleria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna (solo) 1996 Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (solo) 1995 Kunstmuseum Winterthur, Switzerland, "Marisa Merz" (solo) 1995 Kunstmuseum Wolfsburg, “Die italienische Metamorphose, 1943-1968” 1994 Guggenheim Museum, New York, "The Italian Metamorphosis,1943-1968" 1994 Museé National d'Art Moderne Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (solo) 1994 Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York (solo) 1993 Gallery Christian Stein, Milan (solo) 1989 Messehallen, Cologne, "Bilderstreit" 1989 Deichtorhallen Hamburg, "Einleuchten" 1988 Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin, "Zeitlos" 1988 Biennale di Venice, Venice 1987 Museé Saint Pierre Art Contemporain, Lyon, "Octobre des Arts" 1986 Gallery Christian Stein, Turin, "Fideliter, 1966-1986" Arnhem, "Sonsbeek" 1985 Palazio Velazques, Palazio de cristal, Madrid, "Del arte povera a 1985" P.S.1., P.S.1., New York, "The KNOT Arte Povera at P.S.1" 1984 Gallery Albert Baronian, Bruxelles 1984 Castello di Rivoli, Turin, "Ouverture/Arte Contemporanea" Mole Antonelliana, Turin, "Coerenza in coerenza: dall'Arte Povera al 1984" 1984 Jean and Karin Bernier Gallery, Athens (solo) 1982 Kassel, "Documenta 7" 1981 Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, "Identité Italienne: l'art en Italie depuis 1959" 1980 Geneva, "Chambres d'Amis" 1980 Gallery Tucci Russo, Turin (solo) 1979 Jean and Karin Bernier Gallery, Athens (solo) 1979 Castello Colonna, Genezzano, "Le stanze" 1978 Gallery Franco Toselli (with Mario Merz), Milan 1976 Gallery Franz Paludetto- LP220, Turin, "Autori vari per Europa-America" 1975 Gallery l'Attico, Rome (solo) 1975 Mostra per le fabbriche occupate, Gallery Multipli, Turin 1974 Gallery Franco Toselli (with Mario Merz), Milan 1970 III Biennale della Pittura Giovane, Museo Civico, Bologna, "Gennaio 70" 1969 Gallery l'Attico, Rome (solo) 1969 Aeroporto di Ciampino, Rome 1967 Piper Club, Turin 1967 Gallery Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin (solo) Literature: 2008 Christov-Bakargiev, Carolyn, 2008 Biennale of Syney: Revolutions-Forms That Turn, Thames & Hudsion, Sydney. 2008 I Like Your Music I Love Your Music, MUSAC, 2008 2008 This is Not to be Looked At: Highlights from the Permanent Collection of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2008 2008 Volume 2 of the MUSAC Collection, MUSAC, 2008 2007 New Museum Paper, New Museum, 2007 2007 Guggenheim Collection: 1940 to Now, National Gallery of Victoria, 2007 2007 Blind Date, Deutsche Bank Kunst, 2007 2007 Sympathy for the Devil: Art and Rock and Roll Since 1967, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2007 2007 Panicelli, Ida, “Marisa Merz, Madre,” ARTFORUM, Summer 2007, pg. 516 2007 Tomassoni, Italo, Anni Settanta: Artisti italiani fra cronaca e mito, Editori Laterza, Bari, Italy 1997 “Arte Italiana Ultimi Quarant’anni. I Materiali”, Galleria d’arte Moderna, Bologne 1997 “Città Natura”, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome 1995 “Die Italienische Metamorphose 1943-1968”, Kunstmuseum, Wolfsburg 1995 Solo Exhibition, exhibition catalogue, Dieter Schwarz, Winterthur, Kunstmuseum 1994 Solo Exhibition, exhibition catalogue by Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, and Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York 1994 “Italiana. From Arte povera to Transavanguardia”, exhibition catalogue, Nicaf, Yokohama 1994 “The Italian Metamorphosis 1943-1968”, exhibition catalogue, Guggenheim Museum, New York 1994 Corgnati, Martina; Poli, Francesco, “Dizionario d’Arte Contemporanea”, Milan, Italy 1993 “In viaggion verso Citera”, exhibition catalogue, Casinò d’Inverno, Venice 1992 “La Collection M.me Christian Stein: Un regard sur l’art Italien”, exhibition catalogue by Le Nouveau Musée, Lyon 1992 “Avanguardie in Piemonte 1960-1990”, exhibition catalogue by Palazzo Cuttica, Alessandria 1992 Semin, Didier, “L’Arte povera”, Centre Pompidou, Paris 1991 “Ottanta Novanta”, exhibition catalogue by Monastero die Benedettini, Montreal, Canada 1991 Kurzmeyer, Roman, “Visionare Schweiz”, exhibition catalogue, Kunsthaus, Zürich