Marisa Merz



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Marisa Merz

(b. 1931, Turin, Italy. Lives and works in Milan)

Marisa Merz has exhibited internationally since the late 1960s. She has had solo exhibitions in such institutions as the Museo D'Arte Contemporanea Donnaregina (2007), the Kunstmuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland (2003), the Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1996), and the Centre Pompidou, Paris (1994). She was the recipient of the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement Award, 55th Venice Biennale (2013). Merz has participated in numerous international exhibitions and biennials including the Venice Biennale (2013, 2001, 1986, 1980, 1976 and in 1972) and Documenta (1992 and 1982).

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2013
Marisa Merz, Serpentine Gallery, London
2012-2013
Disegnare disegnare ridisegnare, Fondazione Merz, Turin
2011
Non corrisponde eppur fiorisce, Fondazione Querini Stampalia, Venice, Italy
2008
Revolutions – Forms that Turn, Biennale of Sydney, Australia

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2013
Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
2012
Arte Povera, Neues Museum Weimar, Weimar
Oltre il muro, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea, Turin
Galleria Cardi, Milano, Milan
Arte Povera in citta, Galleria d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
Dormitorio Pubblico, Sutton Lane, Brussels
Spirits of Internationalism, Museum voor Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp
2011
Arte Povera, 1967-2011, La Triennale di Milano, Design Museum, Milan
Contemporary Art in Italy, Galleria Cardi, Milano, Milan
Arte Povera 1968, Galleria d’Arte Moderna di Bologna, Bologna
TRA, The edge of becoming, Museo Fortuny, Venice
2010
Basico Moto Perpetuo, Tucci Russo Contemporary Art Studio, Turin
Coleccion Christian Stein. Una historia del arte italiano, Institut Valencia d’Art Modern, Valencia
Ergo, materia. Arte Povera, Museo Universitario de Arte Contemporaneo, Mexico City
Che Fare ?, Kunstmuseum liechtenstein, Vaduz
Gipfeltreffen der Moderne, Das Kunstmuseum Winterthur ; Museum der Moderne, Salzburg

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