Danh Vo


Born in Ba Ria

Lives and works in Berlin


Royal Art Academy, Copenhagen

Städelschule, Frankfurt

Solo Exhibitions/Projects

White Cube, London
Winsing Art Place, Taipei

South London Gallery, London
“Cathedral Bloc, Prayer Stage, Gun Stock”, Marian Goodman, London
“Noguchi for Danh Vo: Counterpoint”, M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong (with Isamu Noguchi)
kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico
“Danh Vo: untitled”, South London Gallery, London
“To Each His Due”, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo, Japan

“Take My Breath Away”, SMK, Copenhagen
“Take My Breath Away”, The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
“Noguchi for Danh Vo: Counterpoint”; M+ Pavilion, Hong Kong
“Garden with Pigeons in Flight”, Casa Luis Barragán, Mexico City
CAPC – Museé d’art contemporain de Bordeaux, Bordeaux

White Cube, Hong Kong
Ng Teng Fong Roof Garden Gallery Commision, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore
“We the people”, Roof Deck Sculpture Garden, Aspen Museum of Art, Aspen

“Banish the faceless / Reward your grace”, Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
“Ydob Eht Ni Mraw Si Ti”, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
“Danh Vo Peter Hujar”, Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“mothertongue”, The Danish Pavillon, 56th Venice Biennale, Venice
“Slip of the Tongue”, curated by Danh Vo and Caroline Bourgeois, Punta della Dogana, Venice
“Homosapiens”, Marian Goodman Gallery, London
“Take my Breath Away”, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
“2.2.1861”, Mirrored Gardens, Guangzhou

“Metal” (collaboration with Xiu Xiu, The Kitchen, New York
“وادي الحجارة”, Museuo Jumex, Mexico City
“We the People (detail), Faurschou Foundation, Beijing
Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham
“Wishbone”, Take Ninagawa, Tokyo
“We the People (detail)”, Public Art Fund, Brooklyn Bridge Park and City Hall Park, New York

“New Sculptures”, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
“Dirty Dancing”, Ètablissement d’en Face, Brussels
“Log Don”, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City
“We The People”, Peer, London
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York (Hugo Boss Prize)
“Mother Tongue”, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
“Go Mo Ni Ma Da”, Musée d’art moderne de la ville de Paris, Paris
“Fabulous Muscles”, Museion, Bolzano
“Gustav’s Wing”, Culturgest, Porto
“Chung ga opla”, Académie de France à Rome, Villa Medici, Rome

“Uterus”, The Renaissance Society, Chicago
“We the People (detail)”, The Art Institute of Chicago
“One Beauty Sleep Away”, Artspeak, Vancouver
“We the People (detail)”, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen
“Damnatio Memoriae”, Center for Curatorial Studies, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson
“Danh Võ. Vô Danh”, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
“Herzlich Willkommen”, Kunstraum Innsbruck, Innsbruck

“Ephemeroptera” (with Heinz-Peter Knes), MD72, Berlin
“Master-Slave Dialectic” (with Henrik Olesen), Galerie Buchholz, Cologne
“Henrik Olesen, Danh Vo” (with Henrik Olesen), Foundation Morra Greco, Naples
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
“JULY, IV, MDCCLXXVI”, Kunsthalle Fridericianum, Kassel

“Hip Hip Hurra”, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen
“Here lies one, whose name is writ in water”, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
“Autoerotic Asphyxiation”, Artists Space, New York
“L’artiste et le décorateur”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne

“Where the Lions Are”, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel
“Boys seen through a shop window”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“Les fleurs d’intérieur”, Kadist Foundation, Paris
“Untitled” (with Jay Chung & Takeki Maeda), Balice Hertling, Paris
“Last Fuck”, Galleri Zero, Milano
“Me and My American Friends”, Gebert Stiftung fur Kultur, Rapperswill

“Package Tour”, Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam
“Art 40 Basel Statements”, Basel
“The Valley” (with Dominic Eichler), project for frieze magazine

“Untitled”, Brandenburgischer Kunstverein, Potsdam
“Good Life”, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin

“Go Mo Ni Ma Da” (with Tobias Rehberger), Galerie Friedrich Petzel, New York
“Dreams and Expectations”, Bergens Kunsthal, Bergen

“Not a drop but the fall”, Galerie Klosterfelde, Berlin

“Selfportraits”, Signal, Malmø

Marriage project

Illegal housing at the Royal Academy

Group Exhibitions

“Untitled, 2020”, Punta della Dogana, François Pinault Foundation, Venice
“Our world is burning”, Palais de Tokyo, Paris
“Studio Berlin”, curated by Karen Boros, Berghain, Berlin
“Al filo de la navaja / On the razor’s edge”, Museo Jumex, Mexico City

“Spectrosynthesis II: Exposure Of Tolerance: LGBTQ In Southeast Asia”, Bangkok Art and Culture Center, Bangkok, Thailand
“The Warmth of Other Suns”, The Phillips Collection, Washington DC
“Family Ties. The Schröder Donation”, Museum Ludwig, Cologne
“May You Live in Interesting Times: The 58th Venice Biennale”, Venice
“The Red Bean Grows in the South”, Faurschou Foundation, New York
“The Place as Metaphor. Collection Conversations”, Cornell Fine Arts Museum, Winter Park
“Exodus, Artist/City”, Bortolami, Watergate Office Building, Washington D.C.
“Distance in time. Chefs-d’oeuvre de la collection Ishikawa”, MO.CO. Hotel des Collections, Montpellier
“The Sensation of Space”, The Warehouse, Dallas

“Other Mechanisms”, Secession, Vienna
“Polyphon. Künstlerische Positionen der Sammlung Viehof”, Langen Foundation, Neuss
“General Rehearsal. A Show in Three Acts from the Collections of V-A-C, MMOMA and Kadist”, Moscow Museum of Modern Art / V-A-C Foundation, Moscow
“We the People: New Art from the Collection”, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, New York
“Shelter”, Museum Catharijneconvent, Utrecht
“Stand Up: Exhibition of the Pinault Collection”, Convent of the Jacobins, Rennes
“Enchanted Matter / Fetish for Freedom”, GAMeC – Galleria D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Bergamo, Bergamo
“Glaube, Liebe, Hoffnung. 800 Jahre Diözese Graz-Seckau”, Diözesanmuseum, Kunsthaus et al, Graz
“Travelers: Stepping into the Unknown”, The National Museum of Art, Osaka

“I am you, you are too”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“We Dream Under the Same Sky”, Galerie Azzedine Alaia, Paris
“House of Commons”, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main
“Sunset Décor”, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
“Mechanisms”, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco
“(X) A Fantasy”, David Roberts Arts Foundation, London
“Sunset Décor”, Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
“Artists’ Choice: Works from the Serralves Collection”, Galeria do Torreão Nascente da Cordoaria Nacional, Lisbon
“Everything you need to know about FY Foundation: An Exhibition”, Frank F Yang Art and Education Foundation, Shenzhen
“Alchemy: Transformations in Gold”, Des Moines Art Center, Iowa, Akron Art Museum, Ohio
“The Restless Earth. La Triennale in Milan”, Produced by Fondazione Trussardi, Milan

Sammlung Viehof, Deichtorhallen, Hamburg
“Question the Wall Itself”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Ether”, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
“La collection Thea Westreich Wagner et Ethan Wagner”, Centre George Pompidou, Paris
“Overburden”, CCS Bard Galleries, New York
“Happy Ending”, FRAC Champagne-Ardenne, Reims
“Father Figures Are Hard To Find”, Neue Gesellschaft für Bildende Kunst (NGBK), Berlin”To Inherit the Wind: New Perspectives on Heritage”, Fundação Eugénio de Almeida, Evora
“Exquisite Corpse”, Galerie Chantal Crousel at The Mistake Room, Los Angeles
“Animality”, Marian Goodman Gallery, London

“We the People”, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
“Vanità/Vanitas”, Museo Ettore Fico, Turin
“The Problem of God”, K21 Ständehaus, Dusseldorf
Parasophia: Kyoto International Festival of Contemporary Culture, Kyoto
“Sharjah Biennial 12: the past, the present, the possible”, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
“Magnificent Obsessions: The Artist as Collector”, Barbican Centre, London
“Take Me (I’m Yours)”, Monnaie de Paris, Paris
“Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim”, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
“Time of Others”, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo
“Collecting for tomorrow. New works at Museion”, Museion – the Museum of modern and contemporary art, Bolzano
“Andy Warhol sul comò”, Museo d’Arte Contemporanea di Villa Croce, Genoa
“TAHOE: A Visual History”, Nevada Museum of Art, Reno

“Open Dress” (with Nairy Baghramian, Lutz Bacher and Lukas Duwenhögger), Museum Abteiberg, Mönchengladbach
“Works from Selected Collections”, MD 72, Berlin
“Lou Ford”, Etablissement d’en Face, Brussels
Whitney Biennial, Whitney Museum, New York
“9 Artists”, MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge
“Abandon the Parents”, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark, Copenhagen
“The Illusion of Light”, Palazzo Grassi, Venice
Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama

“9 Artists”, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis
“Mingei: Are You Here?”, Pace, London
“Women’s Art Society”, MOSTYN, Llandudno, Wales
“Le Trois Graces”, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
“Il Palazzo Enciclopedico (The Encyclopedic Palace), 55th Venice Biennale, Venice
“L’image Papillon”, Mudam – Musee d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg
“Future Perfect”, Frankfurter Kunstverein, Frankfurt
“Revealed”, Stonescape, Calistoga
“Monuments”, Lismore Castle Arts, Lismore
“Tell It To My Heart: Collected by Julie Ault”, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel
“Orpheus Twice”, David Roberts Foundation, London
“Foreigners Everywhere, Jewish Museum, Moscow
“Das Reich der Mitte”, Kunsthalle Mainz, Mainz

“Neptune Society, San Francisco Columbarium,
4th Fl., Dome Room, South Wall, Tier 4, Niche 2”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Olinka, or Where Movement is Created”, Museo Tamayo Arte Contemporáneo, Mexico
“7th Shenzhen Sculpture Biennial”, OCT Contemporary Art Terminal, Shenzhen
Shanghai Biennial, Shanghai Contemporary Art Museum, Shanghai
“Orchesterwechsel – 10 Jahre Sammlung Rheingold”, Schloss Dyck, Jüchen
“The Ungovernables”, New Museum, New York
“The New Public”, Museion, Bolzano
“Track”, S.M.A.K., Gent
“Relocated”, Galerie Neu, Berlin

“The Hirsch-Index. The Art of Quotation”, ZKM Museum für neue Kunst, Karlsruhe
“Based in Berlin”, Atelierhaus Monbijoupark, Berlin
“Quodlibet III – Alphabets and Instruments”, Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
“Heroes”, Galleria Civica d’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Torino
“Ephemeroptera”, MD 72, Berlin
“Elaine”, Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Basel
“Open House”, Singapore Biennale, Singapore
“That’s the Way We Do it”, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz
“Nobody, not even the rain, has such small hands”, RaebervonStenglin, Zurich
“Camulodunum”, Firstsite, Colchester
“You Are Not Alone”, MARCO, Vigo

“To the Arts, citizens!”, Serralves, Porto
“10.000 lives”, Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju
“socle du monde”, HEART, Herning
“Tumult”, Kommunal Kunstfestival, Lolland
6th Berlin Biennale, Berlin
“Lost and Found”, Galerie Neugerriemschneider, Berlin
“More Carpets”, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
“Strange Comfort”, Swiss Institute, Rome
“Bringing Up Knowledge”, MUSAC, Leon

“The Perpetual Dialogue”, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
“Morality”, Witte de With, Rotterdam
“Flüchtige Zeiten”, Westfälischer Kunstverein, Münster
Preis der Nationalgalerie, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin
“7 x 14 Silberkuppe”, Kunsthalle Baden-Baden, Baden-Baden
“Quodlibet II”, Galerie Daniel Buchholz, Cologne
“Sensation”, Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
“Bijoux de familie”, Gallery Chantal Crousel, Paris

Busan Biennale, Busan
“Where The Lions Are”, Para Site, Hong Kong
“Timecrevasse”, Yokohama Triennale, Yokohama
“Reality Check”, Statens Museum for Kunst, National Gallery of Denmark, CopenhagenU-turn Quadriennal for Contemporary Art, Copenhagen
Manifesta7, Roveretto

“Oh boy it’s a girl”, Kunstverein Munich, Munich
“Secrets”, E-flux, New York
“The California Files”, CCA Wattis, San Francisco
“I want to believe”, Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
“Design by Accident”, Croy Nielsen, Berlin

“Dictionary”, bookproject, Copenhagen
“Für die Ewigkeit”, JET, Berlin
“Crime and Punishment”, Tallinn Kunsthal, Tallinn

“Not a drop but the fall”, Künstlerhaus, Bremen
“Pilot 2”, Frieze, London
“Deutschland sucht”, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne

Exit, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen

Curated Exhibitions

Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Wiels, Brussels

Mia Rosasco, JET, Berlin

My Blue Genes, in my parents’ apartment, Valby


Goethe Institute traveling grant
Kunststyrelsens Talentudviklingspulje


Kadist Art Foundation residency, Paris

Villa Aurora, Berlin


Hugo Boss Prize, Guggenheim Foundation, New York

Shortlisted for Preis der Nationalgalerie für junge Kunst, Berlin

Blau Orange Preis der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken, Berlin