Dzama Marcel

Born in Winnipeg, 1974 and lives in Brooklyn, NY

Marcel Dzama’s work is characterized by an immediately recognizable visual language that draws from a diverse range of references and artistic influences, including Dada and Marcel Duchamp. While he has become known for his prolific drawings with their distinctive palette of muted colors, in recent years, the artist has expanded his practice to encompass sculpture, painting, film, and dioramas. Dzama was born in 1974 in Winnipeg, Canada, where he received his B.F.A. in 1997 from the University of Manitoba. Since 1998, his work has been represented by David Zwirner. The artist has had eight gallery solo exhibitions, including Puppets, Pawns, and Prophets which was his first presentation at the London location in 2013 and was accompanied by a fully illustrated catalogue co-published by Hatje Cantz, with an essay by Deborah Solomon. In 2014, David Zwirner presented a solo exhibition of Dzama’s work at the gallery in New York, which marked the United States debut of his latest film Une danse des bouffons (or A jester’s dance). A two-person exhibition with Raymond Pettibon was on view earlier this year at David Zwirner, New York.

Marcel Dzama and Raymond Pettibon: Let us Compare Mythologies
“Let us compare mythologies”, is an exhibition of collaborative works by Marcel Dzama and...
05 Oct 2016 - 12 Nov 2016
David Zwirner London
Vitel Tonné
The Pool NYC presents for the 57th Venice Biennale at Palazzo Cesari-Marchesi the exhibition title Vitel...
09 May 2017 - 25 Jun 2017
Palazzo Cesari-Marchesi
Marcel Dzama: Drawing on a Revolution
The exhibition is an opportunity to discover the personal universe of the Canadian artist through his...
28 Sep 2017 - 07 Jan 2018
La Casa Encendida
Marcel Dzama: Ya es hora
On the occasion of his third solo show with the gallery, Marcel Dzama (Winnipeg, Canada, 1974) is warning...
15 Feb 2018 - 28 Apr 2018
Galeria Helga de Alvear
The World on Paper
The World on Paper is the opening collective exhibition of PalaisPopulaire, which features works...
27 Sep 2018 - 07 Jan 2019
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