Alfredo Jaar

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Alfredo Jaar

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Contributor Item Type Metadata

First Name

Alfredo

Surname or Business Name

Jaar

Years Affiliated

2016

Birth Date

1956

Birthplace

Chile

Occupation

Artist, architect and filmmaker

Biographical Text

Alfredo Jaar is an artist, architect, and filmmaker who lives and works in New York. He has participated in the Biennales of Venice, Sao Paulo, as well as Documenta in Kassel. 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 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. Jaar has realised 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.

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“Alfredo Jaar,” NTU CCA Singapore Digital Archive, accessed August 13, 2022, https://ntuccasingapore.omeka.net/items/show/3960.