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Biography

Liz Magor

Born 1948 in Winnipeg, Canada
Lives in Vancouver


Solo exhibitions

2017
Migros Museum for Contemporary Art,
  Zurich, FR
2016
Le Crédac-centre d'art d'Ivry-sur-Seine
, FR, The blue one comes in Black
Glasgow Sculpture Studios, UK (with Alisa Baremboym)
Contemporary Art Museum, Montréal, CA, Habitude
Marcelle Alix, Paris
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

2013

Triangle,Marseille, FR, No Fear, No Shame, No Confusion

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, GB
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

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: he BIrth of Modern Culture
2015
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
2013
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
2002
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
1990
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
Orangerie, Kassel, Germany, DE,
Documenta 8
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

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