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Dennis Oppenheim - Born in 1938
Available works
Denis Oppenheim received his B.F.A. from the School of Arts and Crafts, and an M.F.A. from Stanford University. He has received fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. Dennis Oppenheim has exhibited his works internationally in galleries and museums including the Tate Gallery, London; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Whitney Museum of American Art and The Museum of Modern Art, New York; Musee d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris; Galerie Pro Arte, Germany; and the Joseph Helman Gallery, New York.
He has been commissioned by many venues including Ballerup Kommune, Copenhagen;
Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin; The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, and Olympic Park, South Korea.
Award / Grants

Public and Private Collections
• Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, New York, U.S.A. • Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A. • Chiba City Museum, Chiba City, Japan • Denver Art Museum, Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. • Groninger Museum, Groningen, Holland • Ludwig Museum, Koln, Germany • Hiroshima City Museum, Hiroshima City, Japan • Houston Contemporary Arts Museum, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. • Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, U.S.A. • Musee d’Art et d’Histoire, Geneva, Switzerland • Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France • Musee d’Art Moderne et d’Art Contemporain, Nice, France • Musee de Toulon, Toulon, France • Musee Grenoble, Grenoble, France • Musee National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, France • Musee Royaux des Beaux Arts, Brussels, Belgium • Museum Ludwig, Koln, Germany • Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, U.S.A. • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas, U.S.A. • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, Illinois, U.S.A. • Museum of Contemporary Art, Miami, Florida, U.S.A. • Museum of Contemporary Art, Honolulu, Hawaii, U.S.A. • Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. • Museum of Modern Art, Heide Park, Melbourne, Australia • Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, U.S.A. • Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst, Gent, Belgium • National Gallery of Art, Ottawa, Canada • National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. , U.S.A. • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia • National Museum of Contemporary Art, Kyungkido, Korea • Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia • Samsung Foundation of Art and Culture, Korea • San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art, La Jolla, California, U.S.A. • San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, California, U.S.A. • San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, California, U.S.A. • Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, Washington, U.S.A. • Skulpturen Museum der Stadt Marl, Marl, Germany • Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, New York, U.S.A. • Weisman Foundation, Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. • Worcester Art Museum, Worcester, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
Selected solo and group exhibitions
Eaton Fine Art, West Palm Beach, Florida, U.S.A. Piece Unique, Paris, France Neuberger Museum, Purchase, New York, U.S.A. Irish Museum of Modern Art. "Fire and Celebration", Dublin, Ireland Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, "Collection of the Fondation Cartier Pour l'art Contemporain,” Tokyo, Japan Centre national d’art Georges Pompidou, "Le Mouvement des Images", Paris, France Milwaukee Art Museum, "Crisis of Modernism", USA Bass Museum of Art, Miami, USA Sculpture Grande, Prague, Czech Republic NTT InterCommunication Center, "Connecting Worlds", Tokyo, Japan
Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofia, Madrid, Spain MAM Maro Mauroner Contemporary Art , Vienna, Austria Centre Cultural Bancaixa, Valencia, Spain Price Tower Arts Center, Bartlesville, Oklahoma, U.S.A. Kogart, Budapest, Hungary Chiesa di San Paolo, Modena, Italy Gallerie Arco, Torino, Italy Contemporary Museum. “Honolulu to New York,” Honolulu, USA Baltimore Museum of Art, “Slideshow: Projected images in Contemporary Art,” USA White Coumns, “Odd Lots: Revisiting Gordon Matta-Clark’s Fake Estates.” New York, USA Musee d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Metropole, “ Domicile: prive/public,” France Palazzo delle Arti Napoli, “The Giving Person,” Naples, Italy MAM Mario Mauroner Contemporary Art, “Auf Wiedersehen,” Vienna, Austria Eaton Fine Art Sculpture Garden, West Palm Beach, USA Centre national d’art Georges Pompidou, “Comme le leve, le dessin,” Paris, France
Kenny Schachter, ROVE, New York, New York, U.S.A. White Box, New York, New York, U.S.A. Galleries de Lycee, Fond Regional d’Art Contemporain de Picardie, Amiens, France Southwestern College, “Architectural Drawings,” Chula Vista, California, U.S.A. ASU Art Museum, “Alternate Current,” Tempe, Arizona, U.S.A. Museo Fundacion Cristobal Gabarron, Valladolid, Spain Galerie Heufelder Koos, Munich, Germany Circulo de Bellas Artes, Madrid, Spain Marlborough Chelsea, New York, New, York, U.S.A. Los Angeles County Museum of Art, “Beyond Geometry: Experiments in Form, 1940s-70s,” Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. Fundacio Joan Miro, “Behind the Facts (Interfunktionen 1968-75),” Barcelona, Spain. Musee d’Art Moderne de Saint-Etienne Metropole, “Object versus Design,” Saint-Etienne, France Tate Liverpool, “The Uncanny, “ Liverpool, England. Neue Gesellscharft fur Bildende Kunst, “Legal/Illegal,” Berlin, Germany QCC Art Gallery, “An American Odyssey: 1945-1980,” Bayside, New York, U.S.A. Palazzo Ducale, “Arti & Architettura,” Genoa, Italy Le Musee d’Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, “Ready to shoot, “ Paris, France

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