Nicholas Hlobo

8 September - 27 November 2015

Solo exhibitions: 

 

2013     Intethe (a sketch for an opera), Locust Projects, Miami

             Tyaphaka and Other Works, Stevenson, Johannesburg

 

2011     Nicholas Hlobo: Sculpture, Installation, Performance, Drawing, National Museum of Art Architecture and Design,

             Oslo, Norway

 

2010     Umtshotsho, Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2009, Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloomfontein;

             Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg; Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town

             Paintings, Galerie Pfriem, Savannah College of Art and Design, Lacoste, France

             Paintings, Brodie/Stevenson, Johannesburg

 

2009     Umtshotsho, Standard Bank Young Artist Award 2009, Monument Gallery, Grahamstown;

             Nelson Mandela Metropolitan Museum, Port Elizabeth; Durban Art Gallery, Durban       

             Ngubani na lo?, Galleria Extraspazio, Rome

             Ingubo Yesizwe, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town

 

2008     Uhambo, Level 2 Gallery, Tate Modern, London

  #11 in the Momentum series, ICA Boston, Boston, MA

  Kwatsityw'iziko, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town

 

2007     Umdudo, Aardklop National Arts Festival, Potchefstroom

                        Umakadenethwa engenadyasi, Galeria Extraspazio, Rome

                        Idiom[s], Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, GA

                       

2006     Izele, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town

  

 

Selected group exhibitions:

 

2015     A History (art architecture design, from the 80s to now), Centre Pompidou, Paris

  Liberated Subjects: Present Tense, Foundation De 11 Lijnen, Oudenburg, Belgium
  Spatial Stories: Topographies of Change in Africa, Center for Visual Art, Metropolitan State University

  of Denver, Colorado
  The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists, Smithsonian

  National Museum of African Art, Washington, DC, USA

 

            2014    Thinking, Feeling, Head, Heart, The New Church Museum, Cape Town

                        Chroma, Stevenson, Cape Town

                        The Danjuma Collection: One Man's Trash (Is Another Man's Treasure), 33 Fitzroy Square, London

                        Threads, Museum Arnhem, the Netherlands

                        The Divine Comedy: Heaven, Purgatory and Hell Revisited by Contemporary African Artists, MMK (Museum

                        für Moderne Kunst), Frankfurt, Germany; SCAD Museum of Art, Savannah, Georgia, USA

                        Public Intimacy: Art and Social Life in South Africa at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco

 

2013     A Sculptural Premise, Stevenson, Cape Town

  Discontinuous Line: Selections from the Norlinda and José Lima Collection, Oliva Creative Factory, 

  João de Madeira, Portugal

  Próximo Futuro/ Next Future, Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon

             My Joburg, La Maison Rouge, Paris

  Cinematic Visions: Painting at the Edge of Reality, Victoria Miro, London.

             Out of Fashion: Textiles in international contemporary art, Gl Holtegaard, Copenhagen, Denmark

 

2012     Fiction As Fiction (Or, a Ninth Johannesburg Biennale), Stevenson, Cape Town

             If A Tree..., Stevenson, Johannesburg

             all our relations, 18th Biennale of Sydney, Australia

             Intense Proximity, La Triennale, Palaise de Tokyo, Paris

             The Rainbow Nation, Museum Beelden aan Zee, The Hague, The Netherlands

             The Next Generation, Pulchri Studio, The Hague, The Netherlands

 

 

2011     What we talk about when we talk about love, Stevenson, Cape Town

  ‘The World Belongs To You’, Palazzo Grassi, Venice, Italy

             ILLUMInazion/ILLUMInations, Venice Biennale, Italy

             Future Generation Art Prize, Palazzo Papadopoli, Venice

 

2010     Wild is the Wind, Gutstein Gallery, Savannah College of Art and Design, Savannah, USA

                        Ampersand, Daimler Contemporary, Berlin

                        Touched, Liverpool Biennale, Liverpool

                        Future Generation Art Prize: 21 shortlisted artists, PikchukArtCentre, Kiev

                                       

2009     Dada South?, South African National Gallery, Cape Town

  Beauty and Pleasure in South African Contemporary Art, Stenersen Museum, Oslo

  Gender, (Trans) Gender and (De) Gendered, Havana Biennale

  Mythologies, Haunch of Venison, London

 

2008     Home Lands - Land Marks, Haunch of Venison, London

  Disturbance: Contemporary art from Scandinavia and South Africa, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
  Skin-to-skin, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg
  Flow, The Studio Museum, Harlem, New York
  .ZA: giovane arte dal Sudafrica, Palazzo delle Papesse, Siena

  Africa: Personal Poetics, at the third Guangzhou Triennial

                       

2007     BoysCraft, Haifa Museum of Art, Haifa

  A Legacy of Men, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg
  Umdudo, AardklopNasionale Kunstefees, Potchefstroom
  Impossible Monsters, Art Extra, Johannesburg
  Cape '07, Cape Town
  Turbulence: Art from South Africa, Hangar-7 (Edition 6) Salzburg
  South African art now, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town

 

2006     Second to None, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town

  Olvida Quien Soy - Erase me from who I am, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria 

  (exhibition and performance)
  Performance at Vansa conference, Cape Town

 

2005     Performance at Sessions Ikapa, Cape Town

  South African art 1848 - now, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town (exhibition and performance)
  Synergy, Iziko Old Town House Museum, Cape Town
  Inventors, makers and movers, Arti et Amicitiae, Amsterdam
  In the making: materials and process, Michael Stevenson, Cape Town
  Take me to the river, Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria
  Subject to change, Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town
  Klein Karoo National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn
  A Decade of Democracy: Witnessing South Africa, Dallas, Texas, and KZNSA Gallery, Durban
  10 Years 100 Artists, Bell-Roberts Gallery, Cape Town

 

2004     Jo'burg Art City, Johannesburg Development Agency, Johannesburg

  Intercession, Johannesburg Art Gallery (first instalment of Negotiate, series of four exhibitions celebrating

  10 years of democracy)
  Mine(d) Fields, Stadtgalerie, Bern, Switzerland
  A Decade of Democracy: Witnessing South Africa, Center for African American Artists, Boston, Massachusetts
  Show Us What You're Made Of II, The Premises Gallery, Johannesburg

 

2003     Makeshift, Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg

  18th Absa L'Atelier Exhibition, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg (semi-finalist)

 

2002     Technikon Witwatersrand Fine Art and Multimedia students (B Tech and 3rd Year) end of year exhibition,

  Museum Africa, Johannesburg

  Jo'burg Art City, The Fort, Constitution Hill, Johannesburg
  17th Absa L'Atelier Exhibition, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg

 

2001     Technikon Witwatersrand Fine Art and Multimedia students (B Tech and 3rd Year) end of year exhibition,

  Museum Africa, Johannesburg

 

2000     Arts Alive, Electric Workshop, Johannesburg

  Pride Exhibition, The Zone at Rosebank and Windybrow Theatre, Johannesburg

 

1998     Artist Proof Studio Exhibition, Cape Town

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