Paris — New York

Etel Adnan

Poet / Writer / Painter / Draftsman / Engraver

Etel Adnan was born in 1925 in Beirut. She died on November 14, 2021 in Paris.

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Découverte de l'immédiat / Discovery of Immediacy Adnan Etel
Solo show
Etel Adnan
13 January - 12 March 2022
Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris, France ; New York, United States
Light’s New Measure Adnan Etel
Solo show
Etel Adnan
08 October 2021 - 10 January 2022
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, United States
Ecrire c'est dessiner Adnan Etel
Group show
Etel Adnan
06 November 2021 - 21 February 2022
Centre Pompidou Metz, Metz, France
Etel Adnan. Behind the Horizon Line / Tras la línea del horizonte Adnan Etel
Solo show
Etel Adnan
11 November 2020 - 27 February 2022
Centro andaluz de arte contemporáneo, Cordoue, Spain
Suspension / Stillness Adnan Etel
Group show
Etel Adnan
08 December 2021 - 13 March 2022
Carré d'Art, Musée d'art contemporain de Nîmes, Nîmes, France

Biography

Etel Adnan was born on 1925 in Beirut, Lebanon. She died on November 14, 2021 in Paris, France. Lebanese American artist, poet and essayist, she writes in English and French. After living in California for a long time, she lives and works in Paris. She has been painting since the sixties and her work has received international recognition since Documenta13, in 2012. In 2014, she was invited to the biennial of the Whitney Museum (New York) and the Qatar museum of modern art, the Mathaf, dedicates a retrospective to her, organized by Hans Ulrich Obrist. Since then, numerous museums (Bern, Luxembourg, San Francisco, Aspen, Lille, etc.) and art centers have devoted exhibitions to her. Adnan's works appear in numerous collections, including the MNAM-Center Pompidou, Paris; Mathaf, Doha, Qatar; MoMA, New York; M +, Hong Kong; Royal Jordanian Museum, Amman; the Museum of Modern Art, Tunis; Sursock Museum, Beirut; Institute of the Arab World, Paris; British Museum, London; Tate Gallery, London; World Bank Collection, Washington D.C.; National Museum for Women in the Arts, Washington DC; as well as in many private collections.

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