05 septembre 2018

Large-scale retrospective of the work of Danh Vo opens at the National Gallery of Denmark

Danh Vo, 08:03:51, 28.05., 2009 (detail). SMK. Photo: Nick Ash COPENHAGEN.- The National Gallery of Denmark is presenting a large-scale retrospective featuring one of Denmark’s most internationally acclaimed contemporary artists: Danh Vo. The exhibition at SMK is the result of a unique collaboration with The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum in New York. Full-scale replicas of the folds of the Statue of Liberty’s robes, a chandelier that has witnessed major turning points in history, and letters from a warring... [Lire la suite]
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28 juin 2016

Danh Vo (b.1975), "Alphabet (D)", 2011

Lot 30. Danh Vo (b.1975), Alphabet (D), gold on cardboard, 33 ¼ x 84 ¼in. (87 x 214cm.). Executed in 2011, this is one work in a 26-part series, each depicting one letter of the Latin Alphabet. Estimate £160,000 – £200,000 ($214,560 - $268,200). Photo Christie's Image Ltd 2016 Provenance: Galerie Buchholz, Cologne. Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2012. Notes: ‘I don’t really believe in my own story, not as a singular thing anyway. It weaves in and out of other... [Lire la suite]
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13 avril 2015

'Slip of the Tongue': Danh Vo invited to collaborate in new exhibition at Palazzo Grassi

Danh Vo, Beauty Queen, 2013. Bois, 22 x 50 x 32cm. Photo: Charlotte du Genestoux. Pinault Collection VENICE.- Danh Vo has been invited to collaborate with Palazzo Grassi – Punta della Dogana – Pinault Collection not only as an artist but also as a curator, working with the collection in conjunction with a number of invited artists. Indeed, it is the first time that the foundation invites an artist as a curator at Punta della Dogana in Venice. In the Roman Empire, the curator was the civil servant and public... [Lire la suite]
02 novembre 2012

Hugo Boss and the Guggenheim Museum announce artist Danh Vo winner of the Hugo Boss Prize 2012

File photo of Danish-Vietnamese artist Danh Vo walking between the installation 'We the people (detail)' (2011), a replica of New York's Statue of Liberty. AP Photo/Jens Meyer. NEW YORK, NY.- HUGO BOSS announces that artist Danh Vo has been awarded the HUGO BOSS Prize for 2012. Established in 1996, the HUGO BOSS Prize has become a significant forum for recognizing achievement in contemporary art. HUGO BOSS is pleased to continue its close relationship with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum and confer this award to Danh Vo as its... [Lire la suite]
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03 octobre 2011

Danh Vo, JULY, IV, MDCCLXXVI @ Kunsthalle Fridericianum

Danh Vo, We the People. Photo: Nils_Klinger. With JULY, IV, MDCCLXXVI, Danh Vo shifts the focus of his  artistic investigations to the concept of freedom. The title designates 4  July 1776, the date of the signing of the U.S. Declaration of  Independence from Great Britain. The writing in Roman numerals is taken  from the tablet that the figure of New York’s Statue of Liberty is  holding in her left hand. Since 1886, Miss Liberty has symbolized the  hope of a better life for refugees and immigrants... [Lire la suite]
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31 mai 2009

Danh Vo, "Les fleurs d’intérieur" @ Kadist Art Foundation, Paris

Danh Vo, She was more like a beauty queen from a movie scene, 2009. Techniques mixtes. 96,5 x 54,5 cm. Courtesy Galerie Chantal Crousel, © Danh Vo Kadist Art Foundation présente la première exposition personnelle de Danh Vo en France, intitulée « Les fleurs d’intérieur » qui ouvrira le samedi 30 mai 2009.En tant que structure, Kadist s’attache à lier ses différentes activités - la collection et le programme d’exposition, et l’accompagnement des projets des résidents - de manière à favoriser une collaboration avec les artistes... [Lire la suite]
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