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Etel Adnan

Poet / Writer / Artist

Etel Adnan was born in 1925 in Beirut. She lives and works in Paris.

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At the still point of the turning world, there is the dance Adnan Etel
Group show
Etel Adnan
17 October 2019 - 01 March 2020
Sursock Museum, Beirut, Lebanon
Leporellos Adnan Etel
Solo show
Etel Adnan
23 January - 07 March 2020
Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris, France

Biography

Etel Adnan was born on February 24,1925 in Beirut. Lebanese American artist and writer, she presently lives and works in Paris. Since the 1960s, Etel Adnan has been making accordion-fold books, or leporellos, that meld visual and verbal observation, fusing the artist’s parallel practices in painting and writing as she transcribes poems and records unfolding landscapes and urban spaces. Adnan’s artworks feature in numerous collections, including Centre Pompidou, Paris, Mathaf, Doha, Qatar, Royal Jordanian Museum, Tunis Modern Art Museum, Sursock Museum, Beirut, Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, British Museum, London, World Bank Collection, Washington D.C., and National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington D.C, as well as within many private collections.

Selected exhibitions

  • 2020
    • Fundación CajaCanarias, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Espagne
    • Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris , France
    • Sursock Museum, Beyrouth, Liban
    • Institute of Modern Art, Nuremberg, Allemagne
    • Weserburg | Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Allemagne
  • 2019
    • Punta della Dogana, Venise, Italie
    • Lille Métropole Musée d’art moderne, d’art contemporain et d’art brut, Lille, France
    • Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, États-Unis
    • Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris , France
    • Mudam Luxembourg, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    • MASS MoCA, North Adams, Etats-Unis
    • Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Londres, Royaume-Uni
    • Kamel Lazaar Foundation, Tunis, Tunisie
    • Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz, France
    • Institut du monde , Paris , France
    • Villa Médicis - Académie de France à Rome, Rome, Italie
    • Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris , France
    • The Americas Society Art Gallery, New York, États-Unis
    • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art - SFMOMA, San Francisco, Etats-Unis
    • Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, Massachusetts, États-Unis
  • 2018
    • Fondation Vincent Van Gogh, Arles, France
    • 2017
      • Biblioteca Central of the Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, Mexico, Mexique
      • Castello di Rivoli Museo d'Arte Contemporanea, Turin, Italie
      • The Flag Art Foundation, New York, Etats-Unis
      • Oakville Galleries - Gairloch Gardens, Oakville, Canada
      • Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
    • 2016
      • Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
      • Serpentine Gallery, Londres, Royaume-Uni
      • Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Suède
      • Museum Haus Konstruktiv, Zurich, Suisse
      • Haus Konstruktiv, Zürich, Suisse
      • Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
    • 2015
      • Istanbul Biennal, Istanbul, Turquie
      • Irish Museum of Modern Art (IMMA), Dublin, Irlande
      • Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Suède
      • Galerie Lelong, New York, Etats-Unis
      • Pinacoteca Nazionale di Bologna, Bologne, Italie
      • Sharjah Biennal, Sharjah, Emirats Arabe Unis
      • Galerie Lelong, Paris, France
      • Museum der Moderne, Salzbourg, Autriche
    • 2014
      • White Cube, Londres, Royaume-Uni
      • SALTS, Birsfelde, Suisse
      • MATHAF - Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar
      • Whitney Biennial, New York, Etats-Unis
      • Callicoon Fine Arts, New York, Etats-Unis
    • 2013
      • CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, Etats-Unis
    • 2012
      • Documenta, Cassel, Allemagne
      • Serpentine Gallery, Londres, Royaume-Uni
    • 2007
      • Eillen Curtis Museum, Sausalito, Etats-Unis
    • 1988
      • Administration Bldg, Fort Mason, San Francisco, Etats-Unis
    • 1973
      • Dar el Fan, Beyrouth, Liban
    • 1969
      • Dominican College Gallery, San Rafael, Etats-Unis
    • 1965
      • Mount Angel College Gallery, Mount Angel, Etats-Unis
    • 1963
      • Dominican College Gallery, San Rafael, Etats-Unis
      • Maraya Art Centre, Sharjah, Emirats Arabes Unis
      • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Etats-Unis
      • Houston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Etats-Unis
      • Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, Etats-Unis
      • Flag Art Foundation, New York, Etats-Unis
      • Museum of Arts and Design, New York, Etats-Unis
      • Museum of Modern Art, New York, Etats-Unis
      • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Etats-Unis
      • Kadist Art Foundation San Francisco, San Francisco, Etats-Unis
      • Sharjah Art Museum, Sharjah, Emirats Arabes Unis
      • National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington, Etats-Unis
      • World Bank Collection, Washington, Etats-Unis
      • Colby Museum of Art, Waterville, Etats-Unis
      • Carré d'Art - Musée d'art contemporain de Nîmes, Nimes, France
      • Bibliothèque Nationale de France, Paris, France
      • Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France
      • Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris, France
      • Musée national d'Art moderne (MNAM), Paris, France
      • Frank F. Yang Collection, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
      • M+, Hong Kong, Hong Kong
      • Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Irlande
      • Castello di Rivoli, Turin, Italie
      • Royal Jordanian Museum, Amman, Jordanie
      • Nicolas Sursock Museum, Beyrouth, Liban
      • Serralves Museum, Porto, Portugal
      • Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha, Qatar
      • British Museum, Londres, Royaume-Uni
      • Tate Gallery, Londres, Royaume-Uni
      • Moderna Museet Malmö, Malmö, Suède
      • Kunsthaus Zurich, Zurich, Suisse
      • Birzeit University Museum, Bir Zeit, Territoire Palestinien Occupé
      • Musée National d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Tunis, Tunisie
      • Huma Kabakcı Collection, Istanbul, Turquie
      • Darat al Funun, Amman, Jordanie
      • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, États-Unis
      • John F. Kennedy Presidential Library, Boston, États-Unis
      • Château La Coste, Le Puy-Sainte-Réparade, France
      • LAM, Lille, France
      • Fondation Saradar, Beyrouth, Liban
      • da Mihi Gallery, Berne, Suisse



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