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Mario Merz: Biographical Documents

MARIO MERZ

 

SELETED ONE-ARTIST EXHIBITIONS

 

 

 

DATES

 

Born 1925

Died 2003

 

2013

 

Mario Merz – Arnulf Rainer: Deep Wide [Fragments], Arnulf Rainer Museum, Baden bei Wien, Austria,May 26–October 27, 2013. (Catalogue)

 

2011

 

Mario Merz: What Is to Be Done?, Henry Moore Institute, Leeds, July 28–October 30, 2011. Traveled: Bildmuseet, Umeå, Sweden, June 20–September 30, 2012. (Catalogues)

 

2010

 

Mario Merz: Che cos'è una casa?, Fondazione Merz, Turin, December 1, 2010–March 6, 2011.

 

Mario Merz: Pageantry of Painting / Corteo della Pittura, Fondazione Merz, Turin, May 12–November 14, 2010. (Catalogue)

 

2007

 

Mario Merz: Disegni, Kunstmuseum, Winterthur, January 12–April 9, 2007. Traveled to: Fondazione Merz, Turin, April 28–July 29, 2007. (Catalogue)

 

2005

 

Mario Merz, Metropolitana, Stazione Vanvitelli, Naples, [Perm. Inst.] March 22, 2005.

 

Mario Merz, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, January 10–March 27, 2005 and GAM - Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, January 1–March 27, 2005. Traveled: Fondazione Merz, Turin, April 29–October 2, 2005. (Catalogue)

 

2004

 

Galleria Christian Stein, Milan, 2004

 

Mario Merz: In memoriam, Kewenig Galerie, Cologne, opened July 3, 2004.

 

2003

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Giorgio Persano, Turin, October 14, 2002–January 18, 2003.

 

Doppia Spirale, Festival della filosofia, Chiesa di San Paolo, Modena, September 20–October 19, 2003. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, September 13–November 1, 2003.

 

Numeri nel bosco, Mönchsberg, Salzburg, [Perm. Inst.] August 16, 2003.

 

Mario Merz, Pinacoteca do Estado, São Paulo, January 26–March 23, 2003; Paço Imperial, Rio de Janeiro, October 4, 2003; Museo de Arte Moderna da Bahia, Salvador da Bahia, June 13, 2003. (Catalogue)

 

2002

 

Mario Merz, Fundación Proa, Buenos Aires, October 19, 2002–January 10, 2003. (Catalogue)

 

Igloo fontana, Passante Ferroviario, Turin, [Perm. Inst.] June 6, 2002.

 

2001

 

Mario Merz, Giganti. Arte Contemporanea nei Fori Imperiali, Fori Imperiali, Rome, October 9–November 25, 2001.

 

2000

 

Mario Merz. Il fiume appare, GAM - Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, September 30, 2000.

 

Mario Merz: Il gatto che attraversa il giardino è il mio dottore, Carré d’Art - Musée d’art contemporain, Nîmes, July 13–September 24, 2000. Traveled as: Die Katze, die durch den Garten geht, ist mein Arzt, MKK - Museum Kurhaus Kleve, Kleve, Germany, January 28–April 1, 2001. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz: Città irreale, Porta Torre, Como, January 25–April 30, 2000.

 

1999

 

Mario Merz, Fundação de Serralves, Porto, February 6, 1999–March 28. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Christian Stein, Milan, opened January 26, 1999.

 

1998

 

Mario Merz: Pythagoras' Haus, Orangerie Staatliche Kunsthalle, Karlsruhe, March 7–April 26, 1998. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, opened February 28, 1998.

 

1997

 

D-Donna di Repubblica, Piazza del Plebiscito, Naples, December 31, 1997 and “Piazza col vento”, V. Trione, April 5, 1998.

 

1996

 

Mario Merz. Der Iglu. Idee und Installation, Wilhelm Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg, September 1–March 11, 1996, (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Christian Stein (corso Monforte 23), Milan, opened June 27, 1996.

 

1995

 

Mario Merz, Galerie hlavního mesta Prahy, Dum u Zvonu, Prague, October 26, 1995–January 22, 1996. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz. L'horizon de lumière traverse notre vertical du jour, Vera Van Laer Gallery, Antwerp, opened September 23, 1995. (Catalogue)

 

Accumulazioni (con Sol LeWitt), Zerynthia Arte Contemporanea, Paliano (Rome), July 22, 1995–September 25, 1996.

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, opened April 6, 1995.

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Civica d'Arte Contemporanea, Trento, February 4–April 2,1995.(Catalogue)

 

1994

 

Fibonacci Sequence 1-55, The European Sculpture City, Turku, Finland [Perm. Inst.]

(Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Christian Stein, Milan, opened June 6, 1994.

 

Mario Merz, Barbara Gladstone Gallery, New York, opened March 31, 1994.

Couplet 1: Mario Merz, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, opened February 4, 1994. (R. Fuchs, “Couplet I”, Stedelijk Bulletin, 1994 (feb.), p. 10)

 

1993

 

Mario Merz. Suoni in circolo foglie in circolo suoni in circolo alberi in circolo, Galerie Pietro Sparta, Chagny, October 1993.

 

Project Room - Early Arte Povera Masterworks. Mario Merz, John Weber Gallery, New York, opened Septermber 10, 1993.

 

Mario Merz, Fundació Antoni Tàpies, Barcelona, March 30–June 6, 1993. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Städtische Galerie im Alten Bau, Geislingen an der Steige, Germany, opened March 7, 1993.

 

Mario Merz, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, February 4, 1993.

 

1992

 

Das Philosophische Ei, Hauptbahnhof, Zurich, September 1992 [inst. perm.]. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz. 74 gradini riappaiono in una crescita di geometria concentrica, Galerie Tschudi, Glarus, Switzerland, opened July 25, 1992.

 

Mario Merz. Kunst am Bau, Postzentrum Zürich-Müllingen, Zurich, April 14, 1992 [perm. Inst.].

 

Mario Merz. Master works, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, opened January 11, 1992.

 

1991

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Jean Bernier, Athens, opened October 24, 1991.

 

Museo Guggenheim: Las últimas vanguardias 1940–1991. Mario Merz, “Alpharosas”, Palacete del Embarcadero, Santander, July 29–September 8, 1991. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, openedMay 7, 1991

 

1990

 

Steingladstone Gallery, New York, opened December 23, 1990

 

Mario Merz, Museo Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Ascona, September 30–December 16, 1990. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Espai Poblenou,Barcelona, opened June 27, 1990.

 

Mario Merz. Terra elevata o la storia del disegno, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Rivoli (Turin), May 16–September 23, 1990. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz: œuvres de 1957-1987, Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, opened February 24, 1990.

 

Mario Merz. Lo spazio è curvo o diritto, Centro per l’Arte Contemporanea Luigi Pecci, Prato, May 26–September 17, 1990. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz. Opere su carta, Galleria In Arco, Turin, opened May 6, 1990.

 

1989

 

Mario Merz, Mönchehaus Museum für moderne Kunst, Goslar, Germany, opened October 21, 1989.

 

Mario Merz: Tavola, Galerie Annemarie Verna, Zurich, September 1989.

 

Mario Merz, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, September 28–November 26, 1989. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz: Déclaration des droits de l’homme et du citoyen, Galerie AmelioBrachot Pièce Unique, Paris, opened July 11, 1989.

 

Mario Merz: Pitti immagine uomo, Fortezza da Basso, Firenze, opened June 30 1989. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz: Dessins, Nouveau Musée, Villeurbanne (Lyon), opened June 9, 1989.

 

Mario Merz at MoCA, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, February 26–July 6,1989. (Catalogue)

 

1988

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Christian Stein, Milan, opened December 1, 1988.

 

Mario Merz, Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebaek, Denmark, opened May 28, 1988.

 

Mario Merz, Richard Demarco Gallery, Edinburgh, April 1988.

 

Mario Merz, ICA/Institute of Contemporary Art, Nagoya, April 23–June 19, 1988. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz: opere su carta, Galleria In Arco, Turin, February 9–March, 1988. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, opened February 5, 1988.

 

1987

 

Festival d’Automne à Paris. La Planète Merz, Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière, Paris, opened November 16, 1987.

 

Mario Merz: Triple Igloo, Musée d’Art Contemporain, Montréal, September 6–October 25, 1987. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz: Arbeiten auf Papier, Galerie Herbert Meyer-Ellinger, Frankfurt, opened July 2, 1987.

 

Mario Merz: œuvres récentes, capc/Musée d’art contemporain, Bordeaux, opened May 8, 1987.

 

Mario Merz: Onda d’urto, Museo di Capodimonte, Naples, April 16–August 31, 1987. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, February 7, 1987.

 

Mario Merz: Une ouvrée, une mésure de terre qui donne un portrait bien terrestre, Galerie Pietro Sparta-Pascale Petit, Chagny, France, opened January 3, 1987.

 

1986

 

Mario Merz: Il fiume appare, Galleria Tucci Russo, Turin, opened March 27, 1986

 

1985

 

Mario Merz. Prix de la Banque Hypothécaire du Canton de Genève, Musée d’Art et d’Histoire, Genève, opened November 21,1985.

 

Mario Merz, Sperone Westwater Gallery and Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, November 16–December 21, 1985 and opened November.23.1985.

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Christian Stein, Milan, opened October.25,1985.

 

Mario Merz, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster, opened Ocotber 5, 1985.

 

Mario Merz: Neue Arbeiten, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, opened Septermber 17, 1985.

 

Mario Merz, Kunsthaus, Zurich, April 3–May 27, 1985. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Schurr, Stuttgart, opened October 19,1985.

 

1984

 

Atelier sur l’herbe, École des Beaux-Arts, Nantes,1984.

 

Mario Merz, Musée Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi, November 1984.

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Christian Stein, Turin, opened November 5,1984.

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Pietro Sparta & Pascale Petit, Chagny, France, opened October 28.1984. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Kunstverein in Katharinen, St. Gallen, opened March 24,1984.

 

Mario Merz: Al torrente, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, opened March 16, 1984.

 

Mario Merz: Pittore in Africa, Sperone Westwater Gallery, New York, February 1984. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz: Paintings and Constructions, Albright-Knox Art Gallery and Hallwalls, Buffalo, January 28,1984–March 18, 1984 and Drawings, February 3–February 25, 1984. (Catalogue)

 

1983

 

Mario Merz, Palazzo dei Congressi e delle Esposizioni, San Marino, November 8, 1983–January 22, 1984. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz: ritratto di geco ritratti di rapace gallinaceo e di sfinge che avrebbero dovuto essere fatti 50000 anni prima del 1983, Galerie Buchmann, Basel, November 8, 1983–January 22, 1984. (Catalogue)

 

Über Mario Merz, Galerie nächst St. Stephan, Vienna, October 28 and 29, 1983. (Catalogue

 

Mario Merz, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, July 26–August 26, 1983. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Mario Pieroni, Rome, May 29,1983.

 

Mario Merz, Anthony d’Offay Gallery, London, February 22–March 23, 1983. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Moderna Museet, Stockholm, February 5–March 20, 1983. (Catalogue)

 

Installation. Mario Merz, Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, opened January 30,1983.

 

Mario Merz: Recent Drawings and Collages, Flow Ace Gallery, Venice, California, opened January 11,1983.

 

1982

 

Esercizi di lettura. 8, Galleria Comunale d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, opened December 19,1982. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Marilena Bonomo, Bari, November 6,1982.

 

Mario Merz: Neue Arbeiten, Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg, opened September 21,1982.

 

Mario Merz: An Installation, Flow Ace Gallery, Venice, California, August 1982.

 

Mario Merz: Drawings; Works on Paper, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hannover, July 16–September 12, 1982. Traveled to: Westfalischer Kunstverein, Münster, October 29–December 1982. (Catalogue Carl Haenlein, MM [et al])

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Mario Diacono, Rome, April 24–May 22,1982. (Catalogue; text by Mario Diacono)

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Brinkman, Amsterdam, opened March 13,1982

 

Facets VII: Mario Merz, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, opened February 14,1982.

 

Mario Merz, Sperone Westwater Fischer Gallery, New York, February 6–February 27, 1982.

 

1981

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Lucio Amelio, Naples, December 19,1981

 

Vento preistorico dalle montagne gelate, Galleria Christian Stein, Turin, opened November 25,1981.

 

Mario Merz “Morgen - Domani”, Internationale Sommerakademie für Bildende Kunst, Salzburg, opened August 14,1981.

 

Mario Merz, ARC/Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, May–September 1981; Kunsthalle, Basel, July–September 1981. (Catalogue; Jeam-Christophe Ammann, MM [et al]; ARC, Paris - Kunsthalle, Basel 1981)

 

Architettura fondata dal tempo, architettura sfondata dal tempo, Galleria Tucci Russo, Turin, opened November 9,1981.

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Zurich, opened June 13,1981

 

Mario Merz, Studio W Kwietniu, Warsaw, opened April 6,1981. (Catalogue; MM)

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, opened Mrach 14,1981.

 

1980

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Salvatore Ala, Milan, opened December 13,1980

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin, opened November 18,1980

 

Mario Merz, Sperone Westwater Fischer Gallery, New York, October 25–November 15, 1980.

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Max Hetzler, Stuttgart, opened April 20,1980

 

I rinoceronti, Galleria Christian Stein, Turin, opened March 14,1980.

 

Près de la table, Galerie Albert Baronian, Bruxelles, opened January 15.1980.

 

1979

 

Le case girano intorno a noi o noi giriamo intorno alle case?, Libreria OOLP, Turin, December 22.1979

“Merz”, Gazzetta del Popolo, 24.1.1980.

 

Mario Merz, Studio d’Arte Contemporanea Giuliana De Crescenzo, Rome, opened December 1, 1979

 

Mario Merz: Irritable Irritated / Irritabile irritato, Galerie Annemarie Verna, Zurich, opened Ocotber 24,1979

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Liliane & Michel Durand-Dessert, Paris, September 22.1979

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Toselli, Milan, opened October 12,1979

 

Mario Merz: The Wind My Home, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, May 17–June 4, 1979. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Sperone Westwater Fischer Gallery, New York, March 31–April 21, 1979

 

Mario Merz, Museum Folkwang, Essen, January 26–March 4, 1979. Traveled to: Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, April 20.1979; Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, January 18–March 2, 1980. (Catalogue)

 

1978

 

Evidenza di 10946, Galerie Jean and Karen Bernier, Athens, October 26.1978–November 22, 1978.

 

Evidenza di 987, Galleria Tucci Russo, Turin, opened October 18, 1978

 

La bottiglia di Leyda, via delle Battaglie 55a, Brescia, opened July 1,1978.

 

Incontro con Mario Merz, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome, opened March 30, 1978.

 

1977

 

Vento preistorico dalle montagne gelate, Galerie Annemarie Verna, Zürich, November 16, 1977–January 10,

Mario Merz, Galleria Salvatore Ala, Milan, opened April 6.1977.

 

1976

 

Mario Merz, Museo Diego Aragona Pignatelli Cortés, Naples, November 20–December

4, 1976.

 

La natura è l’arte del numero, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, November 11–27, 1976.

 

Tavolo a spirale per festino di giornali datati il giorno del festino, Galleria Tucci Russo, Turin, October 30,

1976–January 15, 1977.

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Mario Pieroni, Pescara, opened May 20,1976.

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Rome, February 20-April, 1976.

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin, opened April 7,1976.

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Forma, Genova, opened Febraruy 28, 1976.

 

1975

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Hetzler,Stuttgart, Bad Canstatt - Lauffen am Neckar, 1975.

 

Mario Merz, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, September 3–October 3, 1975.

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Area – Lo Grigat, Munich, opened Febraruy 28.1975.

 

Mario Merz, Basel, Kunsthalle, January 11–February 16, 1975. (Catalogue; Carlo Huber, MM [et al])

 

1974

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Toselli, Milan,November–December 1974.

 

It is possible to have a space with tables for 88 people as it is possible to have a space with tables for no one, tables from drawings of Mario Merz, John Weber Gallery, New York, November 10–December 5, 1973. (Catalogue)

 

Tavole con le zampe diventano tavoli, Cascina Ova, Tortona (Alessandria), October 1974. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Area, Firenze, opened October 5,1974.

 

Mario Merz, Jack Wendler Gallery, London, June 14–July 5,1974.

 

Mario Merz, Haus am Lützowplatz, DAAD/Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst,Berlin, March 19–April 20, 1974. (Catalogue)

 

1972

 

A real sum is a sum of people, Jack Wendler Gallery, London, May 2–16, 1972.

 

Mario Merz, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, January 29–March 19, 1972. (Catalogue)

 

1971

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin, March 27, 1971.

 

1970

 

Sciopero generale azione politica relativa proclamata relativamente all’arte, Galleria Françoise Lambert, Milan, October 1–November 3, 1970.

 

Mario Merz, Sonnabend Gallery e Sonnabend Auxiliary Space, New York, April 25–May 14, 1970.

 

Igloo Fibonacci, Galerie Konrad Fischer, Düsseldorf, March 7–31, 1970.

 

1969

 

Mario Merz, Galerie Sonnabend, Paris, opened April 22,1969. (Catalogue)

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin, March 1969.

 

Che fare?, Galleria L’Attico, Rome, opened February 5,1969.

 

1968

 

Mario Merz, Galleria Gian Enzo Sperone, Turin, January 19–February 8, 1968. (Catalogue)

 

1967

 

Proposte: Pitture, Teatro Stabile, Turin, opened March 30, 1967.

 

1962

 

Dipinti di Merz, Galleria Notizie Associazione Arti Figurative, Turin, opened April 11,1962. (Catalogue)

 

1954

 

Mario Merz, Galleria La Bussola, Turin, opened July 8, 1954.

 

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