Tacita Dean


(b. Canterbury, England, 1965)





Tacita Dean, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Austria

Tacita Dean: Woman with a Red Hat, The Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom

Tacita Dean & Julie Mehretu, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

LANDSCAPE, Royal Academy of Arts, London, United Kingdom

In Between: Cinéma du Réel, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France 

PORTRAIT, National Portrait Gallery, London, United Kingdom

STILL LIFE, The National Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Day for Night (presented in conjunction with Wayne Thiebaud: 1958-1968). Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art, Davis, California



Espace Louis Vuitton, Munich, Germany 

Museo Tamayo, Mexico City, Mexico

Tacita Dean: LA Exuberance, Frith Street Gallery, London, United Kingdom

Tacita Dean: …my English breath in foreign clouds, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York



JG, TIFF Bell Light Box, Toronto, Canada 

Event for a Stage, 52nd Theatertreffen, Berlin and BFI London Film Festival



Tacita Dean: The Friar’s Doodle, Albright-Knox Gallery, New York

Tacita Dean- Print Projects, Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark

JG, Utah Museum of Fine Arts, Salt Lake City, Utah

JG, Film Forum, New York

JG, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris

Craneway Event, Fondazione Antonio Ratti, Como, Italy



Tacita Dean: The Studio of Giorgio Morandi, Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna

JG, Hammer Museum, Los Angeles

Tacita Dean, Frith Street Gallery, London, United Kingdom 

Tacita Dean: The Measure of Things, Instituto Moreira Salles, Rio de Janeiro

Tacita Dean, De Mar en Mar, Botin Foundation, Santander, Spain

FILM, Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne

Tacita Dean: Fatigues, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Tacita Dean: Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS…(six performances, six films), 2008, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia 

JG a film project by Tacita Dean, Arcadia University Art Gallery, Glenside, Pennsylvania 



Tacita Dean: Five Americans, New Museum, New York

Tacita Dean, Norton Museum, West Palm Beach, Florida



The Unilever Series: Tacita Dean, Tate Modern, London (-2012)

Tacita Dean – The Line of Fate, Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig – MUMOK, Vienna

Craneway Event Screening, IDANS Istanbul International Contemporary Dance and Performance Festival, Istanbul, Turkey; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France

Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS… (six performances, six films), Academie der Kunste, Berlin, Germany

Edwin Parker, Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto



Craneway Event, Frith Street Gallery, London

The Friar's Doodle, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia/Abadia de Santo Domingo de Silos, Spain

Craneway Event, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris



Australian Centre for Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

Tacita Dean, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York

Still Life, Fondazione Nicola Trussardi, Milan, Italy

Tacita Dean: Presentation Sisters, Edinburgh International Festival, Edinburgh, Scotland

Tacita Dean: Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS, Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montreal, Montreal, Quebec



In My Manor, Villa Oppenheim Galerie für Gegenwartskunst, Berlin, Germany

Amadeus, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

Merce Cunningham performs STILLNESS (in three movements) to John Cage's composition 4'33" with Trevor Carlson, New York City, 28 April 2007 (six performances; six films), Dia Beacon, Beacon, New York



Wandermüde, Frith Street Gallery, London

Tacita Dean, Hugo Boss Prize Exhibition, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, New York

The Hugh Lane Gallery, Dublin, Ireland

Human Treasure, Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris, France

Tacita Dean: Film Works, Miami Art Central, Miami, Florida





Monumentality, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles, California

Evoking Reality, Daimmler Art Collection, Berlin, Germany

Wilderness, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt, Germany

Ecologies of Landscape, Barbara Edwards Gallery, Toronto, Canada

One Day at a Time: Manny Farber and Termite Art, MOCA - The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles

Carnegie International, 57th edition, 2018, Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Still Life: Obstinacy of Things, Kunsthaus Wein, Austria

The Reconfigured Landscape, Centro Botín, Santander, Spain

Event for a Stage. Groundwork: International art in Cornwall, Academy of Music and Theatre Arts, Falmouth University, Penryn, Cornwall, England

PERFORMANCE TV, Maison d'art Bernard-Anthonioz, Nogent-sur-Marne, France

Bounty, Grice Bench Gallery, Los Angeles, California

That Obscure Object of Desire. Fortes d’Aloia Gabriel, Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo, Brazil



Leonard Cohen: Une brèche en toute chose / A Crack in Everything. Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, Canada

Time as Landscape: Inquiries in Art and Science. Cornell Fine Arts Museum at Rollins College, Winter Park, Florida

Melancholia: A Sebald Variation. Somerset House, London, United Kingdom

I Can't Tell You Because I Can't Tell You. 601 Artspace, New York, New York

Propositions on Revolution (Slogans for a Future). Krannert Art Museum, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, Illinois

Now Wakes the Sea: Contemporary Art and the Ocean. Lewis Glucksman Gallery, University College Cork, Ireland

Art at the Turn of the Century. Centro Botín, Santander, Spain

Bestandsaufnahme VI - Revolver. Städtische Galerie Wolfsburg, Germany

Design & Cinema, Musée d’Art Moderne et Contemporain, Saint-Etienne

First ARoS Triennial: THE GARDEN – End of Times; Beginning of Times. Aarhus, Denmark

Gray Matters, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, Ohio

O Olhar do Artista: Obras da Coleção de Serralves, (Artists’ Choice: Works from the Serralves Collection), Galeria do Torreão Nascente da Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon, Portugal

The last beautiful pleasure. 1301PE Gallery, Los Angeles

Offshore: Artists Explore the Sea, Ferens Art Gallery and Hull Maritime Museum, England

Utopia/Dystopia. MAAT, Museum of Art, Architecture and Technology, Lison, Portugal

GIORGIO MORANDI AND TACITA DEAN: Simple like my whole life, Centro Internazionale d’Arte e di Cultura di Palazzo Te, Mantova, Italy 

Versus Rodin: bodies across space and time, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide 

ELBPHILHARMONIE REVISITED. Hall for Contemporary Art at Deichtorhallen Hamburg, Germany

Merce Cunningham: Common Time, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota

Britain in the World. Yale Center for British Art, New England, Connecticut

Cinéma mon amour: Kino in der Kunst. Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Switzerland



A Slow Succession with Many Interruptions, SFMoMA Collection, San Francisco 

65 Works Selected by James Welling: Exhibition and Sale to Benefit the Foundation for Contemporary Arts, David Zwirner, New York

The Others, Konig Galerie, Berlin, Germany

L.A. Exuberance: New Gifts by Artists, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

ARE WE HUMAN? THE DESIGN OF THE SPECIES: 2 seconds, 2 days, 2 years, 200 years, 200,000 years. 3rd Istanbul Design Biennial, Turkey

Taipei Biennial 2016, Gestures and Archives of the Present, Genealogies of the Futur, Taiwan

Celluloid. EYE Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The Sun Placed in the Abyss. Columbus Museum of Art, Ohio

TEMPEST. Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Hobart, Tasmania

FOUND. The Foundling Museum, London, United Kingdom

Welcome to my life, Shanghai Himalayas Museum, China 

Hole in the Sea. Württembergischer Kunstverein, Germany

Accrochage, Pinault Collection at Punta della Dogana, Venice, Italy

Double Take, The Drawing Room, London, United Kingdom

Reset Modernity! ZKM/Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe, Germany

L’Image Volée, Fondazione Prada, Milan

The Marzona Collection, Hamburger Bahnhof – Museum für Gegenwart, Berlin, Germany

Illumination, Louisiana Museum of Art, Humlebaek, Denmark

JG, Permanent collection. Musée d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France

Sublime. Les tremblements du monde, Centre Pompidou Metz, France

Légendes, FRAC Franche Comté, France

Fertile Lands, Fondation d’Entreprise Ricard, Paris, France

Setting Out, Apexart, New York, NY 

Mead Gallery, Coventry

Material Issue. KMAC, Louisville, Kentucky 

Gellert Hotel des Arts, Toulon, France



Into Great Silence, CAAC, Seville, Spain

The Problem of God, K21/Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Dusseldorf, Germany

Saltwater: a Theory of Thought Forms, 14th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey

Riddle of the Burial Grounds, Project Arts Center, Dublin, Ireland

J’aime les Panoramas, Musée Rath, Geneva, Switzerland

With a Clear Mind: You Can Move with the Truth, Lumber Room, Portland

Collecting for tomorrow. New works at Museion, Museion - the Museum of modern and contemporary art, Bolzano, Italy 

Screening of The Green Ray, Kodak, and JG at Ann Arbor Film Festival

Landscape in Motion: Cinematic Visions of an Uncertain Tomorrow, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria

TUTTTOVERO LA NOSTRA CITTA’ LA NOSTRA ARTE TORINO 2015, Castello di Rivoli Museo d’Arte Contemporanea and GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Turin, Italy

FOMO, Organized by Sextant et Plus, Friche Belle de Mai, Marseille, France

La Compagnie, Marseille, France

Sound and Vision: Conversations and screenings, Paris Photo LA, Sherry Lansing Theatre, Los Angeles

Barbican Center, London, United Kingdom

Landskrona Foto Festival, Landskrona Museum, Sweden

Casa dei Tre Oci, Venezia, Italy

Steiricher Herbst, Graz, Austria

Expedition Land Art. Amersfoort in C/Kunsthal KAdE

Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal

Elective Affinities, Julião Sarmento, collector, Museu da Eletricidade and Fundação Carmona e Costa, Lisbon, Portugal

Centre National de la Danse, Paris, France

Kino der Kunst, Pinakothek der Moderne, Munich, Germany

Printed Matters, Gesso Art Gallery, Vienna, Austria

Nel Mezzo del Mezzo: Arte Contemporanea nel Mediterraneo. Museo Riso, Albergo delle Povere, Palazzo Sant’Elia, Cappella dell’Incoronazione, Palazzo delle Aquille, Palermo, Sicily, Italy

Another Minimalism, Art After California Light and Space. Fruitmarket Gallery, Edinburgh

Sguardo di Donna. Casa dei Tre Oci, Venice, Italy

Allegory of the Cave Painting, Cinema Zuid, Antwerp, Belgium

Drawing | The Bottom Line, S.M.A.K. Museum of Contemporary Art, Ghent, Belgium

Future Present: Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation, Contemporary Art from Classic Modernism to the Present Day.  Schaulager – Laurenz Foundation, Basel, Switzerland



The Eye on Time: Works from Adrastus Collection, Museo de Arte de Sonora, Sonora, Mexico

Ship to Shore: Art and the Lure of the Sea, John Hansard Gallery, Highfield, Southampton, United Kingdom

Rain Lust, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom

You Imagine What You Desire, 19th Biennale of Sydney, Sydney, Australia

The Dying of the Light: Film as Medium and Metaphor, Massachusetts Museum of 

Contemporary Art, North Adams, Massachusetts

Berlin Biennale 8, Berlin, Germany 

On the Road/En el camino, curated by Gloria Moure, exhibition installed throughout historic buildings of Santiago de Compostela, Spain

A Paradise Built in Hell, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

What is to Come has Already Arrived, Centro Andaluz de Arte Contemporáneo, Sevilla, Spain

Histories: Works from The Serralves Collection, Museu Serralves, Porto, Portugal

As High as the Eye Can See, Fundacao Eugénio de Almeida, Évora, Portugal

The Sea - Salut D’Honneur Jan Hoet, Mu.Zee, Oostende

Photography: International, Daimler Art Collection, Stuttgart, Germany



Looking at the View, Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom 

Besser scheitern, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany 

L’image Papillon, MUDAM – Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg 

Paisaje. Revision de un genero (Landscape. A revision of a genre), Museo del Palacio de Bellas Artes, Mexico City, Mexico 

Ulysse(s) L’autre mer, Fonds Regional d’Art Contemporain Bretagne, Rennes, France 

Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), 55th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Tacita Dean Workshop, Foundation Botin, Santander, Spain

Mirages d'Orient, grenades et figures de barbarie/ Chassé-croisé en Méditerranée, La Collection Lambert en Avignon, France

Unattained Landscape, Center for Contemporary Art, CCA Kitakyushu, Japan

El Arte del Presente - Colección Helga de Alvear - Mecenazgo al Servicio del Arte, CentroCentro Cibeles de Cultura y Ciudadanía, Madrid

Last Year at Marienbad redux, Bureau for Open Culture at Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, New York

The Way of the Shovel: Art as Archaeology, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois

Connecting-Unfolding, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, South Korea

The Eye on Time: Works from Adrastus Collection, Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City, Mexico