Jaar’s work has been shown extensively around the world. He has participated in Biennales of Venice (1986, 2007, 2009, 2013), Sao Paulo (1987, 1989, 2010) as well as Documenta in Kassel (1987, 2002). Important individual exhibitions include The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York; Whitechapel, London; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; The Museum of Contemporary Art, Rome; and Moderna Museet, Stockholm. A major retrospective of his work took place in summer 2012 at three institutions in Berlin: Berlinische Galerie, Neue Gesellschaft fur Bildende kunst e.V. and Alte Nationalgalerie. In 2014 the Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma in Helsinki hosted the most extensive retrospective of his career. Jar has realized more than sixty public interventions around the world. More than fifty monographic publications have been published about his work. He became a Guggenheim Fellow in 1985 and a MacArthur Fellow in 2000. His work can be found in the collections of The Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim Museum, New York, the MCA in Chicago, MOCA and LACMA in Los Angeles, the Tate in London, the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, the Centro Reina Sofia in Madrid, the Moderna Museet in Stockholm, the Louisiana Museum of Modern Art in Humlaebeck and dozens of other institutions and private collections worldwide.
Alfredo Jaar: Shadows
Alfredo Jaar‘s (b.1956, Santiago de Chile) first solo exhibition in New York since 2009, Shadows...
14 Feb 2015 - 28 Mar 2015
Turin’s four urban contemporary art museums – the GAM Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e...
25 Apr 2015 - 08 Nov 2015
Alfredo Jaar and the Love for Revolution
Fondazione Merz presents Alfredo Jaar’s exhibition Abbiamo amato tanto la rivoluzione (We loved it...
05 Nov 2013 - 02 Feb 2014
Without Reality There Is No Utopia
Without Reality There Is No Utopia on show at Yerba Buena Center for the Arts in San Francisco, focuses...
15 Feb 2013 - 02 Jun 2013
Alfredo Jaar: The Sound of Silence
The Nederlands Fotomuseum in Rotterdam is exhibiting the controversial artwork The Sound of Silence...
19 Jan 2013 - 24 Feb 2013
Clamour Can Melt Gold
As part of its curatorial projects, Edouard Malingue Gallery presents Clamour Can Melt Gold, a group...
07 Aug 2015 - 23 Sep 2015
Alfredo Jaar: Gold in the Morning
Alfredo Jaar is an artist, architect and filmmaker. He was born in 1956 in Chile, where he was also educated....
08 Apr 2015 - 23 May 2015
Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today
Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today features recent acquisitions from the region for the...
19 Nov 2015 - 07 Feb 2016
Afterwork takes its point of departure from Para Site’s ongoing Hong Kong’s Migrant Domestic Workers...
19 Mar 2016 - 29 May 2016
Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection
“Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection” is a sweeping reinstallation...
08 Apr 2015 - 02 Apr 2016
Alfredo Jaar: Napoli, Napoli
Lia Rumma Gallery is hosting “Napoli, Napoli,” the first solo exhibition by Alfredo Jaar in Naples. “Napoli...
11 Feb 2016 - 31 Mar 2016
Lembre-se de Lembrar
Carbono Galeria present the opening of the exhibition “Lembre-se de Lembrar”. The Chilean...
15 Mar 2016 - 28 May 2016
Meant to engage visitors to newly represented artists by Goodman Gallery in Cape Town, “Summer...
15 Dec 2016 - 14 Jan 2017
Alfredo Jaar: The Politics of Images
Galeria Luisa Strina presents “The Politics of Images”, a solo exhibition featuring four works...
15 Mar 2017 - 22 Apr 2017
Alfredo Jaar: Shadows
Galerie Thomas Schulte presents “Shadows”, a solo exhibition by the artist Alfredo Jaar....
11 Feb 2017 - 15 Apr 2017
Alfredo Jaar at n.b.k.
For its annual project, n.b.k. commissioned an exterior project on the façade of its building on Chausseestrasse,...
14 Sep 2017 - 30 Aug 2018