KUKJE GALLERY
Danh Vo
(Vietnamese, 1975)
 
Biography
Born in 1975, Bà Ria, Vietnam
Lives and works between Berlin and Mexico City

EDUCATION
Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Copenhagen, Denmark
Städelschule, Frankfurt, Germany

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2018     
Danh Vo, CAPC - Musée d'art contemporain de Bordeaux, France
Danh Vo: Take My Breath Away, Guggenheim Museum, New York; Statens Museum for Kunst (SMK), Copenhagen, Denmark

2016      
Danh Vo., White Cube, Hong Kong
Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden Gallery Commission: Danh Vo, National Gallery Singapore, SIngapore
We The People, Roof Deck Sculpture Garden, Aspen Museum of Art, Aspen, USA

2015      
Danh Vo: Homosapiens, Marian Goodman Gallery, London, UK
Danh Vō, Danish Pavilion, 56th International Art Exhibition - La Biennale di Venezia, Venice, Italy
Ydob eht ni mraw si ti, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Danh Vo, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Banish the Faceless: Reward your Grace, Palacio de Cristal, Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain
2.2.1861, Mirrored Gardens, Guangzhou, China

2014      
Danh Vo and Jamie Stewart: Metal, The Kitchen, New York, USA
Danh Vo, Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham, UK
Danh Vo: We The People, Public Art Fund, City Hall Park & Brooklyn Bridge Park, New York Danh Vo: ةراجحلا يداو , Museo Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico

2013      
Go Mo Ni Ma Da, Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
I M U U R 2, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, USA
Mother Tongue, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
Danh Vo: Gustav’s Wing, Porto Culturgest, Porto, Portugal
Chung ga opla, Villa Medici, Rome, Italy
Fabulous Muscles, Museion, Bolzano, Italy
Dirty Dancing, Etablissement d’en Face Projects, Brussels, Belgium
Danh Vo: We The People, Peer, London, UK
New Sculptures, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels, Belgium
Log Dog, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

2012      
Uterus, The Renaissance Society at the University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
Danh Vo: We The People (detail), The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, USA (through 2013)
Danh Vo: We The People (detail), National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark (through 2013)
Damnatio Memoriae, with Julie Ault and James Benning, CCS Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, USA
Vō Danh, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
Herlzlich Wilkommen, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck, Austria

2011       
Ephemeroptera, in collaboration with Heinz-Peter Knes, MD72, Berlin, Germany
JULY, IV, MDCCLXXVI, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany
Henrik Olesen/Danh Vo, Foundation Morra Greco, in collaboration with Henrik Olesen, Naples, Italy; Master/Slave Dialectic, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
Danh Vo, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France

2010      
Hip Hip Hurra, National Museum for Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
All your deeds shall in water be writ, but this in marble, Gallery Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
Autoerotic Asphyxiation, Artist Space, New York, USA
L’artist et le décorateur, Gallery Buchholz, Cologne, Germany

2009      
Where the Lions Are, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Les Fleurs d’Interieur, Kadist Art Foundation, Paris, France
Danh Vo and his American Friends, Alte Fabrik, Gebert Stiftung für Kultur, Rapperswil, Switzerland
Boys seen through a shop window, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
Untitled, in collaboration with Jay Chung & Takeki Maeda, BaliceHertling, Paris, France
Last fuck, Galleria Zero, Milano, Italy

2008      
Package Tour, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2007      
Untitled, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein Potsdam, Germany
Good Life, Gallery Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany

2006      
Go Mo Ni Ma Da, in collaboration with Tobias Rehberger, Gallery Petzel, New York, USA
Dreams and Expectations, Bergen Kunsthall, Bergen, Norway
My Blue Genes, his parents’ apartment, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005      
Not a drop but the fall, Gallery Klosterfelde, Berlin, Germany

2004      
Selfportraits, Signal Gallery, Malmø, Sweden

2003      
Marriage project

2001      
Illegal housing at the Royal Academy, Copenhagen, Denmark

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018      
Shelter., Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Stand Up: Exhibition of the Pinault Collection, Convent of the Jacobins, Rennes, France
Enchanted Matter / Fetish for Freedom., GAMeC – Galleria D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Italy
Polyphon., Künstlerische Positionen der Sammlung Viehof, Langen Foundation, Hombroich, Germany
GLAUBE, LIEBE, HOFFNUNG., 800 JAHRE DIÖZESE GRAZ-SECKAU, Diözesanmuseum, Kunsthaus et al., Graz, Austria

2017      
Mechanisms., CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
(X) A Fantasy., David Roberts Arts Foundation, London, UK
Sunset Décor., Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
O Olhar do Artista: Obras da Coleção de Serralves, (Artists’ Choice: Works from the Serralves Collection)., Galeria do Torreão Nascente da Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon, Portugal
Everything you need to know about FY Foundation: An Exhibition., Frank F Yang Art and Education Foundation in Shenzhen, China
Alchemy: Transformations in Gold., Des Moines Art Center, Iowa; Akron Art Museum, Ohio, USA
The Restless Earth., La Triennale in Milan. Produced by Fondazione Trussardi, Milan, Italy

2016      
Happy Ending, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims, France
Father Figures are Hard to Find., Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin, Germany
Sculpture on the Move 1946 – 2016., Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Overburden., 2016 Thesis exhibitions and Projects. CCS Bard, Center for Curatorial Studies / Hessel Museum of Art, Annandale-on-Hudson, New York, USA
Animality., Marian Goodman Gallery London, UK
Question the Wall itself, Walker Art Museum, Minneapolis, USA
Shame., 100 Reasons for Turning Red, Hygiene Museum, Dresden, Germany
Ether, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
House of Commons, Portikus, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

2015      
Parasophia: Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture, Kyoto, Japan
Sharjah Biennial 12: the past, the present, the possible, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector, Barbican Centre, London Time of Others, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
Collecting for tomorrow., New works at Museion, Museion - the Museum of modern and contemporary art, Bolzano, Italy
Andy Warhol sul comò, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa, Italy
Slip of the Tongue, Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy
TAHOE: A Visual History, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno, Nevada, USA
Take Me I’m Yours, Monnaie de Paris, Paris, France
Collected by Thea Westreich Wagner and Ethan Wagner, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, USA
The Precarious, The Menil Collection, Curated by David Breslin, Houston, Texas, USA
Vanità/Vanitas. Museo Ettore Fico, Turin, Italy

2014      
Reliable Tension-In Re: JJ, 36 Edgewood Gallery, Yale School of Art, New Haven, USA
Dan Graham, Jeff Wall, Danh Vo, Giuseppe Penone, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, USA
Looking Back: The Eighth White Columns Annual – Selected by Pati Hertling, White Columns, New York, USA
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, New York, USA
The Illusion of Light, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy
Will happiness find me? 10 Artists from the Ishikawa Collection, Okayama, Tokyo Opera City Art Gallery, Tokyo, Japan
9 Artists, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
8th Berlin Biennale, opening performance with Xiuxiu, Museen Dahlem, Berlin, Germany
Friendly Takeover, Artists Show Their Collections, Marta Herford, Herford, Germany
History, Art, Architecture and Design, ‘80s to Today, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Art/Histories, Museum der Moderne, Salzburg, Austria
The New International, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art, Moscow, Russia
Yokohama Triennale, Shinko Pier Exhibition Hall, Yokohama, Japan
Revolver II, Matt’s Gallery, London, UK
Copper Crossing, Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
Passions Secrètes, Collections Privées Flamandes, Tri Postal, Lille, France
The Art of Our Time. Masterpieces from the Guggenheim Collections, Museo Guggenheim de Arte Moderno y Contemporáneo, Bilbao, Spain
Open Dress, Städtisches Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach, Germany

2013      
Provisional Aesthetics, Rehearsing History, Davis Museum at Wellesley College, Wellesley, USA
L’image Papillon, MUDAM – Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
Monuments, Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore, Ireland
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Tell it to My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault, Kunstmuseum Gegenwartskunst Basel; Artists Space, New York, USA
Orpheus Twice, David Roberts Art Foundation, London, UK
Le Pont, MAC Musées d´Art Contemporain Marseille, Marseille, France
Triennale Kleinplastik Fellbach, Stadt Fellbach – Kulturamt, Fellbach, Germany
9 Artists, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; List Center, MIT, Cambridge, USA
The Garden of Diversion, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China

2012      
Track, S.M.A.K., Gent, Belgium
The Ungovernables, New Museum Triennal, New Museum, New York, USA
The New Public, Museion, Bolzano, Italy

2011       
The Hirsch-Index. The Art of Quotation, ZKM Museum fur Neue Kunst, Karlsruche, Germany (through 2013)
Nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands, RaebervonStenglin, Zurich, Switzerland
Camulodunum, Firstsite, Colchester, UK
You are not alone, Foundació Juan Miró, Barcelona, Spain; MARCO, Vigo, Spain
Based in Berlin, Atelierhaus Monbijoupark, Berlin, Germany
That’s the way we do it, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
Open House, Singapore Biennale, Singapore

2010      
all we ever wanted was everything, EFA Project Space, New York, USA
About us, Johann König Gallery, Berlin, Germany
6th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Bringing Up Knowledge, MUSAC - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Castilla y León, Leon, Spain
10.000 Lives, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, South Korea
To the Arts, citizens!, Serralves, Porto, Portugal
Socle Du Monde, HEART, Herning, Denmark
Tumult, Kommunal Kunstfestival, Lolland, Denmark
Lost and Found, Gallery Neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
More Carpets, Gallery Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany
Strange Comfort, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel; Swiss Institute Rome, Rome, Italy
Morality Act IV, Witte de With, Rotterdam, The Netherlands

2009      
Morality - Act II: From Love to Legal, Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst 2009, Hamburger Bahnhof, Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany
Flüchtige Zeiten, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, Germany
QuodlibetII, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne, Germany
Bijoux de Famille, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
The Perpetual Dialogue, Andrea Rosen gallery, New York, USA
7 x 14 Silberkuppe, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden, Germany
Sensation, Gallery Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin, Germany

2008      
Jahresgaben 2008, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
Busan biennale, Busan, South Korea
Where the lions are, Para/site artspace, Hong Kong
Yokohama Triennale 2008 - Time Crevasse, Central and Waterfront Sites in Yokohama, Yokohama, Japan
Reality Check, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark
U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, U-TURN Quadrennial for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen, Denmark
Manifesta 7, Comitato Manifesta 7, Bolzano, Italy
Docking Station, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

2007      
Oh Girl, It’s a Boy!, Kunstverein München, Munich, Germany
The California Files: Re-Viewing Side Effects of Cultural Memory, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, USA
Secret Flix, Neue Alte Brücke, Frankfurt, Germany
I Want to Believe, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich, Switzerland

2006      
Crime and Punishment, Tallinna Kunstihoone / Tallinn Art Hall, Tallinn, Estonia
Für die Ewigkeit, Jet, Berlin, Germany
Dictionary, book project, Copenhagen, Denmark

2005      
NOT A DROP BUT THE FALL, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Germany

2004      
Deutschland sucht, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
EXIT 2004, Kunstforeningen GL Strand, Copenhagen, Denmark

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS / FOUNDATIONS
SMK National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Kadist Foundation, France
Fond National d’Art Contemporain (FNAC), France
MNAM/Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
Sifang Art Museum, China
Boros Collection, Germany
Institut fur Auslandsbeziehungen, Germany
M + Museum, Hong Kong
Israel Museum, Israel
Jumex Foundation, Mexico
Isabel & Augustin Coppel Collection, Mexico
Serralves Foundation, Portugal
Qatar Museum, Qatar
Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
Kunsthaus Zurich, Switzerland
David Roberts Foundation, UK
Magasin 3, Sweden
Pérez Art Museum Miami, USA
SFMOMA, USA
Rubell Family Collection, USA
Tate Modern, London, UK
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, U.S.A
MoMA, New York, U.S.A

AWARDS
2015       ARKEN Prize
2012       Hugo Boss Prize, New York, U.S.A
2009       Nominee, Nationalgalerie Prize for Young Art, Berlin, Germany
2007       BlauOrange Kunstpreis der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken, Berlin, Germany