Danh Vo’s solo exhibitions include the Museo Jumex, Mexico City (2014-15); Nottingham Contemporary, UK (2014); Musée d’art moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris (2013); PEER, London (2013); Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (2013); the National Gallery
of Denmark (2012); Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel, Germany (2011); Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark (2010–11); Artists Space, New York (2010); Kunsthalle Basel (2009); Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (2008) and the Royal Academy of Arts, London (2001).
He has participated in group exhibitions at the Reliable Tension-In Re: JJ, Yale School of Art, New Haven, USA (2014); Looking Back: The Eighth White Columns Annual, White Columns, New York (2014); Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, New York (2014); The Illusion of Light, Palazzo Grassi, Venice (2014); 9 Artists, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge, Massachusetts (2014); Berlin Biennale, opening performance with Xiuxiu (2014); Venice Biennale (2013); New Museum Triennial, New York (2012); Museum fur Neue Kunst, Karlsruche, Germany (2011–2013); Singapore Biennale (2011); Berlin Biennale, Berlin (2010); Gwangju Biennale, Korea (2010) and Morality Act IV, Witte de With, Rotterdam, Netherlands (2010).
Vo was the winner of the Hugo Boss Prize, New York (2012), the BlauOrange Kunstpreis der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken, Berlin (2007) and was a nominee for the Nationalgalerie Prize for Young Art, Berlin (2009).
Danh Vo was born in 1975 in Bà Rja, Vietnam, and he currently lives and works in Berlin. Vo studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Denmark, and the Städelschule, Frankfurt.
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