The Guardian
Jac Leirner
Artist

Jac Leirner was born in São Paulo, where she lives and works. Among her most recent solo exhibitions, stand-out: Institutional Ghost, IMMA (Dublin, 2017); Add it up, The Fruitmarket Gallery (Edinburgh, 2017); Borders are drawn by hand, MoCA Shanghai (Shanghai, 2016); Funciones de una variable, Museo Tamayo (Mexico City, 2014); Pesos y Medidas, CAAM (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 2014), Hardware Silk, Yale School of Art (New Haven, 2012); Jac Leirner, Estação Pinacoteca (São Paulo, 2011). Her extensive resume also includes participations at: Sharjah Biennial (2015), Istanbul Biennial (2011), Venice Bienniale (1997 e 1990), Kassel’s Documenta (1992), São Paulo Biennial (1989 e 1983).

Her work is part of many important collections around the world, such as: Tate Modern (London), MoMA (New York), Guggenheim (New York), MOCA (Los Angeles), Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, EUA), MAM (São Paulo), Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo), Museo Reina Sofía (Madrid), among others.

[Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel]

Jac Leirner
Artist

Jac Leirner was born in São Paulo, where she lives and works. Among her most recent solo exhibitions, stand-out: Institutional Ghost, IMMA (Dublin, 2017); Add it up, The Fruitmarket Gallery (Edinburgh, 2017); Borders are drawn by hand, MoCA Shanghai (Shanghai, 2016); Funciones de una variable, Museo Tamayo (Mexico City, 2014); Pesos y Medidas, CAAM (Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain, 2014), Hardware Silk, Yale School of Art (New Haven, 2012); Jac Leirner, Estação Pinacoteca (São Paulo, 2011). Her extensive resume also includes participations at: Sharjah Biennial (2015), Istanbul Biennial (2011), Venice Bienniale (1997 e 1990), Kassel’s Documenta (1992), São Paulo Biennial (1989 e 1983).

Her work is part of many important collections around the world, such as: Tate Modern (London), MoMA (New York), Guggenheim (New York), MOCA (Los Angeles), Carnegie Museum of Art (Pittsburgh, EUA), MAM (São Paulo), Pinacoteca do Estado de São Paulo (São Paulo), Museo Reina Sofía (Madrid), among others.

[Fortes D’Aloia & Gabriel]

Jac Leirner / White Cube Gallery
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    Museum Angewandte Kunst
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