Liz Magor

Liz Magor (b. 1948, Canada) lives and works in Vancouver, Canada. Practicing for over 40 years, Magor has had numerous solo exhibitions including you you you, The Modern and Contemporary Art Museum of Nice, France, Kunstverein in Hamburg, Germany, Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich, Switzerland (2017); Habitude, Musée d'art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal (2016); Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver (2016); Surrender, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2015); Six Ways to Sunday #06, Peephole, Milan (2015); No Fear No Shame No Confusion, Triangle, France (2013); I is being This, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver (2012); The Mouth and other storage facilities, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle (2009); Simon Fraser University Gallery, Vancouver (2008); The Power Plant (2003); Deep Woods, Art Gallery of York University, Toronto (2000); stores, Contemporary Art Gallery, Vancouver (2000); Mendel Art Gallery, Saskatoon; Winnipeg Art Gallery; Musée d’art contemporain de Montréal (1987); Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (1986); Production/Reproduction, Vancouver Art Gallery (1980); The Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, BC (1977). A selection of group exhibitions include Ungestalt, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland (2017); You be Frank and I’ll be Earnest, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, Scotland (2016); A view believed to be yours, Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver (2015); L’intruse, Marcelle Alix, Paris (2015); 2013 California-Pacific Triennial, Orange County Museum of Art; Zoo, Musée d’art contemporain de Montreal (2012); Baja to Vancouver, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle; Wattis Institute, San Francisco; Vancouver Art Gallery; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2003); Elusive Paradise, National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa (2001); Notion of Conflict: A Selection of Contemporary Canadian Art, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam (1995); More than one Photography, Museum of Modern Art, New York (1992); Places with a Past: Site Specific Art in Charleston, Spoleto Festival, Charleston, South Carolina (1991); Meeting Place: Robert Gober, Liz Magor, Juan Muñoz, Nickle Arts Museum, Calgary; Vancouver Art Gallery (1990); Camera Lucida, Walter Phillips Gallery, Banff (1989). Magor exhibited at documenta 8, Kassel, Germany (1987); and represented Canada at the Venice Biennale (1984). Numerous monographs have been published on her work from the late 1970s to the present. Magor is the 2015 recipient of the Gershon Iskowitz Prize.