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Marlene Dumas

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Birthplace
Cape Town, South Africa

Birth year
1953

Lives in
Amsterdam

Works in
Amsterdam

Current Exhibitions and Events
Jul, 2015 Summer Exhibition 2015
Marlborough Fine Art
 
Jul, 2015 Biennale Arte 2015: All The World’s Futures
La Biennale di Venezia (Venice Biennale)
 
May, 2015 Solo Exhibition
Fondation Beyeler
 
Sep, 2013 Ik hou van Holland (I Just Love Holland): Dutch art after 1945 (werktitel)
Stedelijk Museum Schiedam
 
Statement

Marlene Dumas is a South African artist and painter. She often uses reference material of polaroid photographs of her friends and lovers, whilst she also references magazines and pornographic material. Marlene Dumas also paints portraits of children and erotic scenes to impact the world of contemporary art. She has said that her works are better appreciated as originals since many of her smaller sexual works are very intimate. Her first major American museum exhibition, a midcareer retrospective entitled "Measuring Your Own Grave", opened in June 2008 at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and moved to the Museum of Modern Art in New York City.

A New york Times acticle about the artist can be seen here.

 

Recent Exhibits

Marlene Dumas participated in these exhibits:

Aug, 2015 Lecture with Marlene Dumas
Fondation Beyeler
 
Feb, 2015 The Image as Burden
Tate Modern
 
Jan, 2015 Drawings
Frith Street Gallery, Soho Square
 
Dec, 2014 Queensize – Female Artists from the Olbricht Collection
me Collectors Room Berlin
 
Dec, 2014 To Have and to Hold: 50 Years of Marriage and Collecting Contemporary Art
Rubell Family Collection
 
Nov, 2014 Selections From the Collection of Blake Byrne
Patrick Painter Inc.
 
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