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Vik Muniz: Handmade – Xippas Gallery, Paris

Vidigal, 2018. Vik Muniz: Handmade Xippas Gallery, Paris September 8th – October 20th, 2018 Opening: September 8th, 2018, from 3 pm Xippas Gallery is pleased…

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Vik Muniz: Photography and the Rebirth of Wonder go to page >
Vik’s Mural at Brasilian Embassy in Tokyo, Japan go to page >
Mappa Del Mundo
Vik Muniz talk at Magazzino Art Gallery

Vik Muniz’s Mappa del Mondo, after Alighiero Boetti (Pictures of Pigment), 2009. Courtesy of Olnick Spanu Collection, New York. Guest Lecture: Vik Muniz May 6,…

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Die Kunst der Simulation | The Art of Simulation

February 18 – May 6, 2018 ACC Galerie Weimar Burgpl. 1, 99423 Weimar, Germany Pictures by Claus Bach.

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Vik Muniz: Verso at Belvedere Museum, Vienna

Vik Muniz: Verso 21 March 2018 to 17 June 2018 Telling a story in an intimate, covert, often encrypted way, the back of each painting…

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JELLY, GARBAGE + TOYS Making Pictures with Vik Muniz We want to prepare kids to live in a very visually challenging environment and to be…

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VIK MUNIZ: Shifts in scale, photographic manipulation and unexpected materials

At MIT, artist Vik Muniz has pursued his interests in image production and visual literacy, working with researchers in biology, optics and engineering. In collaboration…

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Vik Muniz: Handmade

2017 9.14 – 11.4 Opening Reception: Galerie Nichido (5-3-16 Ginza, Chuo-ku, Tokyo) | September 14th (Thu.) 18:00 – 20:00 (Artist in attendance) galerie nichido and…

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Vik Muniz: Handmade at Elba Benitez Gallery

September 14 – November 2017 Photographs by Luis Asín, courtesy of Elba Benitez Gallery.

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Vik Muniz at Elba Benitez Gallery

Vik Muniz: Handmade Thursday, September 14th – November 2017 Entitled Handmade, the exhibition will consist mixed-media abstract works that juxtapose photographic images with physical material,…

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Vik Muniz at Rena Bransten Gallery

VIK MUNIZ: HANDMADE September 9 – October 28, 2017 Artist Talk September 9, 2-4 pm Minnesota Street Project Atrium Reception immediately following RSVP HERE Rena…

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Glasstress 2017

Vik Muniz will participate in Glasstress Venice 2017 May 11–November 26, 2017 GLASSTRESS 2017: Palazzo Franchetti San Marco 2847 Venice Italy Hours: Daily 10am–6:30pm Berengo…

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Afterglow: Pictures of Ruins at Palazzo Cini, Venice.

Palazzo Cini Campo San Vio, Dorsoduro 864 21 Venice, Italy April 21 – July 24 2017 The exhibition season opens with the first ever showing…

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Vik Muniz at MARCO, Monterrey, Mexico

Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey, Monterrey, Mexico. Calle Juan Zuazua s/n, Centro, 64000 Monterrey, N.L., Mexico March 10 – June 11,2017 Visit MARCO’s website…

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Screen Shot 2017-04-03 at 3.40.49 PM
Vik Muniz On Saul Leiter And Robert Frank


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Images courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co. February 23 – April 1, 2017 Sikkema Jenkins & Co. 530 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011

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HyperFocal: 0

Epistemes February 23 – April 1, 2017 Sikkema Jenkins & Co. 530 W 22nd St, New York, NY 10011 Opening Reception: Thursday, February 23, 6-8PM…

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Ben Brown Fine Arts, London 12 Brook’s Mews London W1K 4DG October 6 – November 12 Mon – Fri 11am – 6pm Sat 10.30am –…

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Galeria Nara Roesler Avenida Europa 655 Jardim Europa 01449-001 São Paulo, Brasil September 03 – October 5th, 2016 Monday – Friday 10am – 7pm Saturday…

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Vik Muniz: Verso

Mauritshuis Museum Plein 29, 2511 CS Den Haag, Netherlands. June 9 – September 4 This summer the Mauritshuis will reveal another side to its character….

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Vik Muniz at Pratt Institute

Pratt Presents: A President’s Lecture Series Event with Vik Muniz with Spencer Bailey, Editor-in-Chief of Surface Co-presented by Surface and Pratt School of Art’s Fine…

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The Bearer (Irma)
Vik Muniz at FofoFest 2016 Biennial: Changing Cirumstances

Changing Circumstances: Looking at the Future of the Planet Fotofest 2016 Biennial The Silos at Sawyer Yards 1502 Sawyer Street Houston, TX 77007 713-223-5522 March…

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New York Public Library, Artist Dialogue Series: Vik Muniz and Arthur Ollman

Vik Muniz, Arthur Ollman | An Artist Dialogue Series Wednesday, March 30, 2016, 6 – 8 p.m. Fifth Avenue at 42nd Street New York, NY,…

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High Musem
High Museum of Art, Atlanta: Vik Muniz

High Museum of Art, Atlanta: Vik Muniz February 28 – August 21, 2016 1280 Peachtree Street, N.E. Atlanta, GA 30309

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Verso: Vik Muniz

9 June – 4 September 2016 at The Mauritshuis in the Netherlands. The Mauritshuis sheds new light on its collection through a special collaboration with…

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Vik Muniz: The Illusionist

Penny Stamps Speaker Series Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 5:10 pm. Located at the historic Michigan Theater: 603 E. Liberty Street in downtown Ann Arbor….

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Le Beaux Arts: Vik Muniz

La Fabrique de L’image: Vik Muniz November 8 2015 – January 31 2016 Le Beaux Arts 14 Rue Bonaparte, 75006 Paris, France

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Museu Vale: Vik Muniz

Museu Vale: Vik Muniz October 16 2015 – February 14 2016 Antiga Estação Pedro Nolasco Av. Anézio José Simões, s/n – Argolas, Vila Velha –…

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Worst Possible Illusion: The Curiosity Cabinet of Vik Muniz

Worst Possible Illusion: The Curiosity Cabinet of Vik Muniz Otherwise known as one of the art world’s rising young stars, the Brazilian artist invites viewers…

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Muntref: Vik Muniz

Muntref: Vik Muniz May 21 – September 14 2015   MUNTREF Contemporary Art Center: Headquarters Hotel of Immigrants Av. Antártida Argentina 1355 (between National Migration…

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Lampedusa at the 56th Venice Biennale

Lampedusa is a floating installation to be launched during the 56th Venice Biennale. For this public artwork, Vik Muniz employs his traditional use of unlikely…

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Conversations with Contemporary Artists: Vik Muniz at High Museum of Art

Thursday, April 16, 2015 7:00 pm Rich Theater at High Museum of Art Connect with photographer and mixed-media artist Vik Muniz, whose work has been…

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High Museum: Vik Muniz

February 28 – August 21, 2016 The High will premiere a major retrospective of the work of celebrated contemporary photographer Vik Muniz as part of…

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Group Show: Museum Studies at Berman Museum – Ursinus College

Museum Studies brings together artwork by twelve celebrated and influential contemporary artists, all of whom find inspiration in the vocabulary, procedures, and conventions of museum…

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Ben Brown Fine Arts, Vik Muniz: Album

Vik Muniz: Album Reception: Thursday January 29,6-8:30pm   January 16 – March 2015 Ben Brown Fine Arts, Hong Kong

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Album at Ben Brown Fine Arts Hong Kong

Vik Muniz: Album January 16th to March 4th, 2015 Ben Brown Fine Arts is honoured to present the second solo exhibition in Hong Kong of…

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“Small” at Nichido Contemporary Art, Tokyo

October 24th – November 29, 2014 Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Saturday 11:00 am to 7:00 pm Small This exhibition showcases a selection of works from…

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Artist Lecture at Tel Aviv Museum of Art 2014

Vik Muniz: Artist Lecture – Tel Aviv Museum of Art 2014 from Tel Aviv Museum of Art on Vimeo.

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“Pictures of Anything” at Long Museum, Shanghai

Long Museum, West Bund No. 3398, Longteng Avenue Xuhui District, Shanghai China In collaboration with: Ben Brown Fine Arts 301 Pedder Building, 12 Pedder Street,…

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“Album” at Galeria Nara Roesler, Rio de Janeiro

A Galeria Nara Roesler tem o prazer de convidar para a mostra Album, de Vik Muniz. A mostra traz obras de duas séries recentes, Album…

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Les Rencontres d’Arles Photographie – Expositions 2014

Les Rencontres d’Arles Les Photographie July 7th – September 21st, 2014 Album présente deux travaux: la série éponyme Album ainsi que Postcards From Nowhere. Muniz…

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Santander Cultural Brazil

Vik Muniz The Size of the World Curated by Lygia Canongia Santander Cultura from May 21 to August 10, 2014 Tuesday – Saturday 10 to…

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Humanitas, University of Oxford

May 5-9, 2014 Humanitas Visiting Professorship in Contemporary Art at the University of Oxford at Magdalen College and the Ruskin School of Drawing & Fine…

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Tel Aviv Museum of Art: Pictures of Anything

“This comprehensive exhibition of Vik Muniz covers 25 years of the artist’s oeuvre, in which familiar images from the history of art and other sources are transformed in scale and…

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“Album” at Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

Sikkema Jenkins & Co. is pleased to present Album, an exhibition of new works by Vik Muniz on view from April 10 through May 10,…

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Vik Muniz & The Creators Project: Sand Castle

From The Creators Project blog: After four years of trial-and-error experimentation, artist Vik Muniz and artist/researcher Marcelo Coelho successfully created drawings as tiny as they…

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Blind Spot 20th Anniversary Issue: Guest Edited by Vik Muniz and Barney Kulok

Blind Spot Special 20th Anniversary Issue Guest Edited by Vik Muniz and Barney Kulok Featuring images by: Robert Adams, John Baldessari, Tina Barney, Uta Barth,…

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Museu Picasso: Post-Picasso: Contemporary Reactions

March 6th, 2014 to June 29th, 2014 Post-Picasso will be devoted to a select group of artists who have made very significant achievements in contemporary…

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“Poetics of Perception” at Virginia MOCA

Internationally recognized for his startling use of materials, Vik Muniz creates stunning images, while investigating the history of art and of visual reproduction. By employing diverse…

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Students Rebuild: Water Challenge

Join me and Students Rebuild in making paper beads to bring clean water to over 16,000 people in Tanzania. Visit Water Challenge to learn how to help….

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MacLima Invitation
Closer To The Image – MAC Lima

  Vik Muniz Closer To The Image – El Museo de Arte Contemporáneo – Lima Reception: Thursday, January 23rd, 8:00pm & Preceded by a roundtable…

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Installation Photo by Jules Malcolmson
Group Show – Somos Libres, MATE

MATE, Asociacion Mario Testino in Lima, Peru, Announces it’s forthcoming exhibition, “Somos Libres”, an exhibition of contemporary art from the Mario Testino Collection, curated by Neville…

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Clayton Days | Revisited: A Project by Vik Muniz

July 13–October 27, 2013 In 1999 the Frick collaborated with contemporary artist Vik Muniz on a project that resulted in an exhibition of 65 photographs…

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Travessias 2 – Bela Maré Galpão

[Travessias 2] Convite encontro, sabado, 08/06, 16h From April 13th, the Bela Maré Galpão (barn) – located in the Maré Complex (RJ) – will be…

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Installation View
More Real? Art in the Age of Truthiness – Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Seeing is Disbelieving Over the past century, a period of unprecedented technological change and global social upheaval, once agreed-upon beliefs, or “truths,” have been cast…

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Humming Bird
Tweet. Children’s Museum of the Arts, New York, NY. September 24 – January 25.

Tweet – a chirp from a bird – an on-line posting of 140 characters or less For many the definition of tweet, a chirp from…

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Fingerman Lecture 2013: VIK MUNIZ


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A Bar at the Folies Bergere After Edouard Manet
Pictures of Magazines 2 – Ben Brown Fine Arts

VIK MUNIZ Pictures of Magazines 2 November 21 2012 – February 8 2013 Private View Tuesday November 20 6-9 pm At BEN BROWN FINE ARTS,…

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Buzz, Curated by Vik Muniz – Galeria Nara Roesler

buzz – curated by vik muniz At galeria nara roesler aberturas/openings sábado/Saturday — 01.12.2012 – 16.2.2013 11h > 17h “Minha intenção através desta mostra é de poder…

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Siesta after Bonnard Pierre
Vik Muniz – Galería Elba Benítez

VIK MUNIZ at Galería Elba Benítez November 16th, 2012 – January 19th, 2013 Opening: Thursday, November 15th San Lorenzo 11, 28004 Madrid • t (34)…

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APERTURE REMIX: A SIXTIETH-ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION Featuring new work by Rinko Kawauchi, Vik Muniz, Taiyo Onorato and Nico Krebs, Martin Parr, Doug Rickard, Viviane Sassen, Alec Soth,…

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Screen Shot 2012-09-28 at 5.26.15 PM
MIT Visiting Artist

MIT Visiting Artist Vik Muniz presents a selection of projects relevant to his residency at MIT providing a rare opportunity to learn what an artist sees…

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1ª colocada-marilyn black - JULIANA XAVIER
Vik Muniz and Carlos Saldanha are among those who create T-shirt design for NGOs

Karina Maia O Dia Newspaper- 09/22/2012 The fashion world will be united to the Art world Tuesday, At 19h, at the Museum of Modern Art,…

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Rio + 20

Acclaimed Brazilian artist Vik Muniz serves up garbage Guanabara Bay for Rio+20 earth summit RIO DE JANEIRO — From the ground, Vik Muniz’s new studio…

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Medusa Marinara

We are pleased to announce that Vik is now represented in Brazil by Nara Roesler Gallery.

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The Sower, After Van Gogh
The Imaginary Museum at Collection Lambert in Avignon

December 11, 2011 – June 17, 2012 In The Imaginary Museum, Vik Muniz, incontrovertible contemporary photographer and UNESCO ambassador, displays all his art of illusion….

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TED X Sudeste

(Captions available in English)

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