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Biography

Liz Magor

Born 1948 in Winnipeg, Canada
Lives in Vancouver


Solo exhibitions

2017
Migros Museum for Contemporary Art,
  Zurich, CH, you you you
Kunstverein Hamburg, DE
MAMAC-Musée d'Art Moderne et contemporain, Nice, FR

2016
Le Crédac-centre d'art d'Ivry-sur-Seine
, FR, The blue one comes in Black
Glasgow Sculpture Studios, UK, You be Frank and I'll be Earnest (with Alisa Baremboym)
Musée d'Art Contemporain, Montréal, CA, Habitude
Marcelle Alix, Paris, FR, Humidor
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2015

Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA
FIAC, Paris, FR (with Marcelle Alix)
Peep-Hole, Milan, IT, Six ways to sunday
Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CA, Surrender

2014

Presentation House Gallery, Vancouver, CA, Liz Magor: A Thousand Quarrels


2012

Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver, CA, I is being This


2011

Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto
, CA

2009

Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Kingston, CA, Military Through the Ages

Kenderdine Art Gallery, Saskatoon, CA, Storage Facilities
Doris McCarthy Gallery, Scarborough, UK, Storage Facilities

Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto
, CA

2008

Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, USA, The Mouth and other storage facilities
Simon Fraser University Gallery, Vancouver, CA,The Mouth and other storage facilities

Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, CA, MOUTH: FULL

2007

Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA

2005

Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA

2004

Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2003

The Power Plant, Toronto, CA, Liz Magor
Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA

2002

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA, Liz Magor

2001

Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, CA

2000

Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA, stores
Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, CA, Deep Woods
Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA, stores

1999

Equinox Gallery, Vancouver, CA

1998

Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA

1996

Toronto Sculpture Garden, Toronto, CA, Messenger
Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA

1994

La Chambre Blanche, Quebec City, CA

1993

Oakville Galleries, Oakville, CA, Liz Magor: Early Works
Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA

1991

Edmonton Art Gallery, CA, Constructing Cultural Identity: Liz Magor

1987

Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon, CA, Liz Magor
Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, CA, Liz Magor
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
, Montreal, CA, Liz Magor

1986

Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CA, Liz Magor
The Ydessa Gallery, Toronto, CA

1984

The Ydessa Gallery, Toronto, CA
Canada House, London, UK

1982

The Ydessa Gallery, Toronto, CA

1981

The Ydessa Gallery, Toronto, CA
Alberta College of Art, Calgary, CA

1980

The Ydessa Gallery, Toronto, CA
Vancouver Art Gallery, CA, Production/Reproduction

1979

Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, CA
Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, CA

1977

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, CA

Group Exhibitions

2017
Kunsthalle Basel,
CH, Ungestalt

2016
De Paul Art Museum, Chicago
, US, On Space and Place : Contemporary Art from Chicago, Los Angeles, Mexico City and Vancouver
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, ON, The Green of Her
CLEARING,
New York, History made by artists
Vancouver Art Gallery, MAshUp: the BIrth of Modern Culture
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York, US, Walks and Displacements
Chapter NY, New York, US,
Our Lacustrine Cities
Trépanier Baer, Calgary, CA,
Still Life: Looking at the Overlooked
Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, CA,
A View Believed to Be Yours

2014

Marcelle Alix, Paris
, L'intruse
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, CA, You?ve Really Got A Hold On Me
Orange County Museum of Art, California, US, 2013 California-Pacific Triennial

2012

Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, CA,
After Presence: Jack Anderson, Shary Boyle, David Claerbout, and Liz Magor, Zoo
Musée d'art contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, CA


2008

Haunch of Venison, New York, US, Take Me There Show Me The Way
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, CA, Comic Relief,
St Mary's University Art Gallery, Halifax, CA,  Burrow
Musée d'art de Joliette, Joliette, CA, Burrow
Vancouver Art Gallery, CA,
The Tree: from the Sublime to the Social
Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA, Momentum

2007

Vancouver Art Gallery, CA, Artist's Choice: Roy Arden Selects from the Permanent Collection
Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA, Remaking the Real
Oakville Galleries, Canada, CA, Burrow
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, CA, Recent Acquisitions

2006

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, CA, Borrowings

2005

Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen (MuHKA), Antwerp, BE, Intertidal: Vancouver Art and Artists
Museum London, London, UK CAMP (sites)
Walter Philips Gallery, Banff, UK,
CAMP (sites)
La Cité de l'énergie, Shawinigan, CA, Elements of Nature

2003

Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, US, Baja to Vancouver
Wattis Institute, San Francisco, Baja to Vancouver
Vancouver Art Gallery, CA, Baja to Vancouver
Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, US
Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, CA,
Histories of the Americas

2
002

Art Gallery of Windsor, Canada, CA,
Out There is Somewhere: The Arctic in Pictures
Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto, CA,
aluminium

2001

Vancouver Art Gallery, CA, Vancouver Collects
Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, CA, Oasis
National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, CA,
Elusive Paradise

2000

Oakville Galleries, Oakville, CA, Beaver Tales
Diefenbunker, Carp, CA,
singular FISSION

1999

Edmonton Art Gallery, Edmonton, CA,
Model Homes: Explorations in Alternate Living

1998

McMaster Museum of Art, Hamilton, AU, Points of View

1997

Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Florida, US, The Gun as Image
San Diego\Tijuana, US/MX,
inSITE

1996

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia, AU,
Real Fictions: Four Canadian Artists

1995

Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, NL, Notion of Conflict: A Selection of Contemporary Canadian Art
Fort York, Toronto, CAStone Powder: Fort York
Foto Biennale Enschede, The Netherlands, NL,
From Wunderkammer to Cyberspace

1994

Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, CA,
Small Histories

1993

FRAC des Pays de la Loire, Getigne-Clisson, FR, Canada, une nouvelle generation
Musée des beaux-arts, Dole, FR,
Canada, une nouvelle generation

1992

Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal
, CA, Pour la suite du Monde
Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
, More than one Photography

1991

Walter Phillips Art Gallery, Banff, CA,
Between Views and Points of View
Spoleto Festival, Charleston, South Carolina, US,
Places with a Past: Site Specific Art in Charleston

1
990

YYZ, Toronto, CA,
Salvage Paradigm
Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, CA; Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary; Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA, Meeting Place: Robert Gober, Liz Magor, Juan Muñoz


1989

National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, CA,
Canadian Biennale of Contemporary Art
Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, CA,
Camera Lucida
Grace Hopper, Toronto, CA,
Inaugural Exhibition
Centre international d'art contemporain, Montreal, CA,
Les Cents jours d'art contemporain

1987

The Power Plant, Toronto, CA,
Active Surplus: The Economy of the Object
Documenta 8, Kassel, Germany, DE

The Power Plant, Toronto, CA,
Toronto: A Play of History (Jeu d'histoire)

1986

Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA,
Ten Years Later
Internationaler Kunstmarkt, Cologne, DE,
Focus: Kanadische Kunst von 1960-1985

1985

The Ydessa Gallery, Toronto, CA
Centre international d'art contemporain, Montreal, CA,
Aurora Borealis
Winnipeg Art Gallery, CA,
Recent Canadian Sculpture

1984

Venice Biennale, IT,
Ian Carr-Harris/Liz Magor

1983

Glenbow Museum, Calgary, CA,
1x2: Liz Magor and John McEwen
Glendon Gallery, Toronto, CA,
Repositioning the Familiar

1982

Vancouver Art Gallery, Vancouver, CA,
Mise en Scene
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, AU,
The 4th Biennale of Sydney
Vancouver Art Gallery, CA,
Vancouver: Art and Artists 1931-1983

1981

Winnipeg Art Gallery, CA,
The Winnipeg Perspective 1981 - Ritual

1978

Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, CA,
Canadian Contemporary Sculpture
Mackenzie Art Gallery, Regina, CA,
Obsessions, Rituals, Controls

1977

Vancouver Art Gallery, CA,
Four Places
Fine Arts Gallery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA,
For the Birds

1976

Winnipeg Art Gallery, CA,
West Coast Waves

1975

Saidye Bronfman Centre, Montreal, CA,
Current Energies
London Regional Art Gallery, UK,
Young Contemporaries '75

1974

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Canada, CA,
Librations

1973

Burnaby Art Gallery, CA,
Stand Back You Fools
Burnaby Art Gallery, CA,
Process Editions
Vancouver Art Gallery, CA,
Pacific Vibrations

Monographs

2016
Liz Magor, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, CA, Migros Museum Zurich, CH, Kunstverein Hamburg, DE

2015
The Blue One Comes in Black, ed. by Céline Kopp, Triangle France and Mousse Publishing, Marseille, FR and Milan, IT
2008

Sara Krajewski and Bill Jeffries, Liz Magor: The Mouth and other Storage Facilities, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle and Simon Fraser University Gallery, Burnaby (British Columbia), CA
2002
Grant Arnold, Philip Monk, et al., Liz Magor The Power Plant, Toronto and Vancouver Art Gallery, CA
2000
Nancy Tousley, Lucy Hogg and Reid Shier, Liz Magor, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver and Art Gallery of York University, Toronto, CA
1986
Philip Monk, Liz Magor, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, CA
1981
Val Greenfield, Liz Magor, The Alberta College of Art Gallery, Calgary, CA
1980
Lorna Farrell-Ward, Liz Magor: Production/Reproduction, Vancouver Art Gallery, CA
1977
Greg Snider, Liz Magor, The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, CA

Artist publications

1991
Liz Magor and Joey Morgan, How to Avoid the Future Tense, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff, CA
1983
Liz Magor, Four Notable Bakers
1982
Liz Magor, Seventeen Books

Awards

2015
Gershon Iskowitz Prize, CA
2009
Audain Prize for Lifetime Achievement in the Visual Arts, CA
2001
Governor General's Visual Arts Award, CA
2000
York Wilson Endowment Award, CA

Selected public commissions

2011
City Centre Library, Surrey, CA
2004
Coal Harbour, Vancouver, CA
2000
Oakville Galleries, Oakville, CA
York University, Toronto, CA
1995
General Motors Place, Vancouver, CA
1990
VIA Rail, Montreal, CA

Education

1970-71
Vancouver School of Art, Vancouver, CA
1968-70
Parsons School of Design, New York, US
1966-68
University of British Columbia, Vancouver, CA