Haegue Yang

Born in 1971, Seoul, Korea
Lives and works in Berlin, Germany and Seoul, Korea

Currently a professor of Fine Arts at Städelschule, Frankurt am Main, Germany  


1999     Meisterschüler in  Städelschule, Frankfurt am Main, Germany 
1997     Exchange program, Cooper Union, New York, US
1994     B.F.A. in Seoul National University, Fine Arts College, Seoul, Korea

Selected Solo Exhibitions

Haegue Yang: Double Soul, SMK Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark 

Haegue Yang: Strange Attractors, Tate St Ives, St Ives, UK
Haegue Yang: The Cone of Concern, Museum of Contemporary Art and Design (MCAD), Manila, Philippines
Ground/work, The Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, US
MMCA Hyundai Motor Series 2020: Haegue Yang O2 &H20, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art (MMCA), Seoul, Korea
Haegue Yang: Emergence, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, Canada

Haegue Yang: In the Cone of Uncertainty, Bass Museum, Miami, US
Forum for Drone Speech – Singapore Simulations, National Singapore Gallery, Singapore
Haegue Yang: Handles, The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York, US
Haegue Yang: When the Year 2000 Comes, Kukje Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Haegue Yang: Tracing Movement, South London Gallery, London, UK

Chronotopic Traverses, La Panacée – MO.CO., Montpellier, France
Furla Series #02 Haegue Yang: Tightrope Walking and Its Wordless Shadow, La Triennale di Milano, Milan, Italy
Haegue Yang: Triple Vita Nestings, Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia (traveled to:  Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand)
Haegue Yang: ETA 1994-2018, Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Haegue Yang: VIP's Union – Phase II, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria

Haegue Yang: Silo of Silence – Clicked Core, KINDL – Centre for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany
Haegue Yang: VIP's Union – Phase I, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Haegue Yang: Sol LeWitt Upside Down – Cube Structures Based on Five Modules, Central One Expanded 184 Times, Another Expanded 66 Times then Doubled and Mirrored #81-E, Maison Hermès Dosan Park, Seoul, Korea
Ornament and Abstraction, kurimanzutto, Mexico City, Mexico

Quasi-Pagan Seasonal Shift, Aïshti by the Sea, Antelias, Lebanon
Quasi-Pagan Modern, Galeries Lafayette Hausmann, Paris, France
Lingering Nous, Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
An Opaque Wind Park in Six Folds, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
Quasi-Pagan Serial, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
Quasi-Pagan Minimal, Greene Naftali, New York, US

Come Shower or Shine, It Is Equally Blissful, Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing, China
Temporary Permanent, Galerie Wien Lukatsch, Berlin, Germany
Sample Book, dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Shooting the Elephant Thinking the Elephant, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea

Follies, mehrfach: Gabriel Lester – Haegue Yang / Follies, manifold: Gabriel Lester – Haegue Yang, Bonner Kunstverein, Bonn, Germany

Anachronistic Layers of Dispersion, Henry Art Gallery, Seattle, US
Honesty Printed on Modesty, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore
Journal of Echomimetic Motions, Bergen Konsthall, Bergen, Norway
Journal of Bouba/Kiki, Glasgow Sculpture Studios, Glasgow, Scotland
Corrugated Totems with Glitter Dance, Vitrines sur l’Art - Museums of Strasbourg, Galeries Lafayette, Strasbourg, France
Family of Equivocations, Aubette 1928 and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Strasbourg, France
Ovals and Circles, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Art Wall: Haegue Yang, The Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, US

Der Öffentlichkeit – von den Freunden Haus der Kunst, Haus der Kunst München, Munich, Germany
Ajar, La Douane, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Roll Cosies, Kunsthalle Marcel Duchamp, Cully, Switzerland
The Tanks: Art in Action, Tate Modern, London, UK
Multi Faith Room, Greene Naftali, New York, US
Haegue Yang, Rivane Neuenschwander, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany

Escaping Things and Words, Kunsthalle Lingen, Lingen, Germany
The Art and Technique of Folding the Land, Aspen Art Museum, Aspen, Colorado, US
The Sea Wall: Haegue Yang with an Inclusion by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Teacher of Dance, Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, UK
Arrivals, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria

Voice and Wind, New Museum, New York, US
Voice Over Three, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Closures, Galerie Wien Lukatsch, Berlin, Germany

Integrity of the Insider, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
Condensation, South Korean Pavilion, 53rd Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Symmetric Inequality, Sala Rekalde, Bilbao, Spain
Asymmetric Equality, REDCAT, Los Angeles, US
Siblings and Twins, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Hamburger Kunsthalle, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburg, Germany
Lethal Love, CUBITT, London, UK

Unpacking Storage Piece, Haubrokshows, Berlin, Germany
Foxed in the Forest, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Seven Basel Lights, Art Statements with Galerie Barbara Wien, Basel, Switzerland
Remote Room, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany

Sadong 30, Incheon, Korea
Unevenly, BAK, basis voor actuele kunst, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Cremer-Preis, LWL – Landesmuseum für Kunst und Kulturgeschichte, Münster, Germany

Kasse, Shop, Kino und Weiteres, Hessisches Landesmuseum, Darmstadt, Germany
Unfolding, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
Alterity Display, Lawrence O'Hana Gallery, London, UK
Unfolding Places, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany

Unrealistic to Generalize, Public, Paris, France

Air and Water, Dresdner Bank, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Sonderfarben, Kommunale Galerie, Darmstadt, Germany

Blaue Wiese – Farbige Sprache / Blue Meadow – Colorful Language, Künstlerhaus Mousonturm, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Bejahung und Verneinung, Kolster, Galerie für junge Kunst, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Lacquer Paintings 2000, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany

Hamburgefonstiv, 1822 Forum der Frankfurter Sparkasse, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

rraum, Frankfurt am Main, Germany

Selected Group Exhibitions

Sound as Sculpture, The Warehouse, Dallas, US

M+ Commission: Haegue Yang, M+, Hong Kong
A Higher Calling, White Space, Beijing, China
EURASIA − A Landscape of Mutability, M HKA - Museum of Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium
Expo 2020 Dubai, Dubai, UAE
2021 DMZ Art & Peace Platform, Paju Guard Post, Korea
Global Groove: Art, Dance, Performance and Protest, Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany
The Voice of Things-Highlights of the Centre Pompidou Collection vol.II, West Bund Museum Shanghai, Shanghai, China
The Paradox of Stillness: Art, Object, and Performance, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US

Artists in Their Times: Korean Modern and Contemporary Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Things Things Say, Barcelona Contemporary Art Centre, Barcelona, Spain
Arts Crafts, Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst Leipzig, Leipzig, Germany
Noire Lumière, HOW Art Museum, Shanghai
Pine’s Eye, Talbot Rice Gallery, Edinburgh, Scotland
Siembra, Kurimanzutto, Mexico City
Art Plant Asia 2020: Hare Way Object, Deoksugung Palace, Seoul, Korea
Scènes dans une bulle de cristal – Seen in a crystal ball, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Ground/Work, Clark Institute, Williamstown

OUTBOUND, National Gallery Singapore, Singapore
Arts Crafts, Kunsthaus Graz, Graz, Austria
Hidden Beauty, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Nuremberg, Germany
Art Encounters Biennial 2019, Timișoara, Romania
The Seventh Continent, 16th Istanbul Biennial, Istanbul, Turkey
Homo Faber, Asia Culture Center, Gwangju, Korea
Work, Work, Work, Gallery of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia
Mere Constructions, Kanal – Centre Pompidou, Brussels, Belgium
Less is a Bore: Maximalist Art & Design, Institute of Contemporary Art / Boston, Boston, US
40,000 – A Museum of Curiosity, 14th Fellbach Triennial of Small-Scale Sculpture, Fellbach, Germany
An Opera for Animals, Para Site & Rockbund Art Museum, Hong Kong and Shanghai, China
And Berlin Will Always Need You: Art, Craft and Concept Made in Berlin, Gropius Bau, Berlin, Germany

Minimalism: Space. Light. Object., National Gallery Singapore, Singapore
Beautiful world, where are you? Liverpool Biennial 2018, Tate Liverpool, UK
Superposition: Art of Equilibrium and Engagement, 21st Biennale of Sydney, Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, Australia
ReCycle, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
GERMANY IS NOT AN ISLAND: Contemporary Art Collection of the Federal Republic of Germany Acquisitions 2012–2016, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany
Beyond the Box. Sammlung Dohmen, Leopold-Hösch-Museum, Düren, Germany
Generations: Künstlerinnen im Dialog Part 1, Sammlung Goetz, Munich, Germany

The Trick Brain, Aïshti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon
Ongoing Installations - Haegue Yang: Four Times Sol LeWitt Upside Down, Version Point to Point, Remai Modern, Saskatoon, Canada
The Present Order – Part Two, Galerie fur Zeitgenoessische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
Karin Sander: ZEIGEN. An audio tour through the collection of the GfZK Leipzig, Galerie fur Zeitgenoessische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
Again and Against, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
WheredoIendandyoubegin – On Secularity, 9th Göteborg International Biennial for Contemporary Art (GIBCA), Göteborg, Sweden
Children’s Games, ADN Collection, Bolzano, Italy
Junge Sammlungen 04: The Vague Space. Sammlung Christian Kaspar Schwarm, Weserburg Museum für moderne Kunst, Bremen, Germany
Artists against Aids 2017, Bundeskunsthalle, Bonn, Germany
Duett mit Künstlerin, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
Whither the Winds, The Malmö Art Academy, at the Occasion of Lund University’s 350th Jubilee, Lunds konsthall, Malmö, Sweden
Medusa, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, France
2017 California-Pacific Triennial: Building As Ever, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, US
MIDTOWN, Maccarone, Salon 94 and Salon 94 Design, New York, US
Lesson Ø, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Duddell’s x Biennale of Sydney. Abstraction of the World, Duddell's, Hong Kong
Soil and Stones, Souls and Songs, Para Site, Hong Kong (traveled to: Museum of Contemporary Art (MCAD), Manila, Philippines; Jim Thompson Art Centre, Bangkok, Thailand)
Haegue Yang, mezzaterra11 - flat gallery, Belluno, Italy
ICA Collection: New Acquisitions, ICA Boston, Boston, US
Condo, dépendance at Maureen Paley, London, UK

Heterotopias. Avant-Gardes in Contemporary Art, Aubette 1928 and Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Strasbourg, France
Das Loch, Künstlerhaus Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Exquisite Corpse, Galerie Chantal Crousel at The Mistake Room, Los Angeles, US
Public to Private: Photography in Korean Art since 1989, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
Idiosyncrasy: Anchovies Dream of an Olive Mausoleum, The Cáceres Visual Arts Centre, Helga de Alvear Foundation, Cáceres, Spain
Presently, neugerriemschneider, Berlin, Germany
Daily Formalism, Mabsociety, Shanghai, China
Yoko Ono: LUMIÈRE DE L'AUBE, The Museum of Contemporary Art Lyon, Lyon, France
gerlach en koop, Bonnefantenmuseum Maastricht, Maastricht, The Netherlands

Office Space, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, US
Paradox of Place: Contemporary Korean Art, Seattle Asian Art Museum, Seattle, US
13th Lyon Biennale: La vie modern, Lyon, France
Passing Leap, Hauser & Wirth, New York, US
Absolute Collection Guideline, Sifang Art Museum, Nanjing, China 
As We Never Imagined: 50 Years to Art Making, Singapore Tyler Print Institute, Singapore
After Babel, Moderna Museet, Stockhom, Sweden
Future Light, MAK – Austrian Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Art, in the frame of Vienna Biennale 2015: Ideas for Change, Vienna, Austria 
Storylines: Contemporary Art at the Guggenheim, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US
Feminismen, Nordsternturm Video art Center, Gelsenkirchen, Germany
Suppleness and Rigidity – The Art of the Fold, Kunstraum Alexander Bürkle, Freiburg, Germany
Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Sharjah Biennial 12: The past, the present, the possible, Sharjah, UAE
Fit for Purpose, Kunsthaus Glarus, Glarus, Switzerland
About Color – Eine Ausstellung zur Faszination der Farbe, Kunsthaus Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, Germany
Works on Paper, Greene Naftali, New York, US

Double Life, Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, US
Fiber: Sculpture 1960-present, ICA Boston, Boston, US
Music Palace – The Power of Music seen by Visual Artists, Villa Empain, Brussels, Belgium
The Great Acceleration, Taipei Biennial 2014, Taipei, Taiwan
Ghosts, Spies, and Grandmothers, SeMA Biennale Mediacity Seoul 2014, Seoul, Korea
Light Night, Wallspace, New York, US
Don’t You Know Who I Am? Art After Identity Politics, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Objectology - Design and Art, National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Gwacheon, Korea
Histories I – Works from the Serralves Collection, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto, Portugal
The Part In The Story Where A Part Becomes A Part Of Something Else, Witte de With Center for Contemporary Art, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Salon distingué – Hausrat in guter Gesellschaft, Museum Langmatt, Baden, Switzerland
the distance between you and me, Fahrbereitschaft, Haubrok projects, Berlin, Germany
Man in the Mirror, Vanhaerents Art Collection, Brussels, Belgium
KUB Collection Showcase – New Acquisitions from Ai Weiwei to Zobernig, Kunsthaus Bregenz, Bregenz, Austria
The Hawker, Dépendance at Carlos/Ishikawa, London, UK

The Tyranny of Objects, Galerie des Galeries, Paris, France
You promised me, and you said a lie to me, Anna Schwartz Gallery, Sydney, Australia
Coming to Terms, Jackman Humanities Institute, Toronto, Canada
Unknown Forces – Gestures beyond Surfaces, Tophane-I Amire Gallery, Istanbul, Turkey
Dog Days II, MOTInternational, London, UK
Utopie beginnt im Kleinen, Kleinplastik Triennial, Fellbach, Germany
Who is Alice?, Spazio Lightbox, Cannaregio 3831, Venice, Italy
15 for 150: 15 contemporary artists mark 150 years of the Tube, London Underground, London, UK
Vielleicht sehe ich auch zu tief in die Dinge hinein, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany
I KNOW YOU, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin, Ireland
Vom Eigensinn der Dinge, KAI10/Raum für Kunst. Arthena Foundation, Düsseldorf, Germany
The Order of Things: Cinematic Moments, CCA Wattis Institute for Contemporary Arts, San Francisco, US
Nur hier. Sammlung zeitgenössischer Kunst in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland. Eine Auswahl der Ankäufe von 2007 bis 2011, Kunst- und Ausstellungshalle der Bundesrepublik Deutschland, Bonn, Germany
How to write I, Galerie Wien Lukatsch, Berlin, Germany
The Grand Domestic Revolution GOES ON, Centre for Contemporary Art, Derry-Londonderry, UK 

No Borders, Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Bristol, UK
Dislocation, Daegu Art Museum, Daegu, Korea
Lieber Aby Warburg. Was tun mit Bildern? Museum für Gegenwartskunst Siegen, Siegen, Germany
Dream Walking in the Magical reality, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea
West China Art Biennale, TianYe Art Museum,Yinchuan, China
Inside Out and from the Ground Up, Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland (MOCA), Cleveland, US
No Desaster, Sammlung Haubrok Bei Falkenberg, Hamburg, Germany
The Spiral and the Square. Exercises in Translatability, SKMU, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway
Annual collection show, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
15 Jahre Galerie der Gegenwart, Galerie der Gegenwart, Hamburger Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany
If there would be a face, this would be a cat, Dependence, Brussels, Belgium
Intérieur jour, La Douane, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
The Living Years: Art after 1989, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
Sense and Sustainability. Urdaibai Art 2012, Urdaibai Natural Reserve, Gernika, Bermeo, Spain
Troubling Space: The Summer Sessions, The Zabludowicz Collection, London, UK
Superbody, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France
Soundworks, Institute of Contemporary Arts, London, UK
dOCUMENTA (13), Kassel, Germany
Orchesterwechsel – 10 Jahre Sammlung Rheingold, Schloss Dyck, Jüchen, Germany
An Exhibition of a Study on Knowledge, Forum Stadtpark, Graz, Austria
The Touch of Life, Galerie Anita Beckers, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Abstract Possible: The Stockholm Synergies, Tensta Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden
How Physical, The Yebisu International Festival for Art & Alternative Visions 2012, Tokyo, Japan Metropolitan Museum of Photography, Tokyo, Japan
DLA Was / For You, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland

City within the City, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea (traveled to Gertrude Contemporary, Melburn, Australia, 2012)
The Grand Domestic Revolution – User’s Manual, Casco – Office for Art, Design and Theory, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Monument Valley (Jaegerspris revisited – a Hommage to Johannes Wiedewelt), UFO, Berlin, Germany
Berlin 2000-2011: Playing among the Ruins, Museum of Contemporary Art Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan
D’un autre Monde, Le Printemps de Septembre, Toulouse, France
Kunst und Philosophie, n.b.k. – Neuer Berliner Kunstverein, Berlin, Germany
Tell Me Tell Me: Australian and Korean Art 1976-2011, National Art School Gallery, Sydney, Australia (traveled to: National Museum of Contemporary Art, Seoul, Korea)
The Spiral and the Square. Exercises on Translatability, Bonniers Konsthall, Stockholm, Sweden (traveled to Trondheim Kunstmuseum, Trondheim, Norway; SKMU, Sørlandets Kunstmuseum, Kristiansand, Norway) 
Folding: The Art of Simplicity, KCDF Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Open Days, Le Consortium, Dijon, France
Nach Abschluss der Reise, Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany
A Wedding, Para/Site Art Space, Hong Kong
Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection, LACMA – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US
Air Hole: Another Conceptualism from Asia, The National Museum of Art, Osaka, Japan

Watchmen, Liars, Dreamers, Le Plateau, Frac Île-de-France, Paris, France
10000 Lives, 8th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
Workers Leaving the Workplace, Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
Urban Origami, PM Gallery & House, London, UK
The Pursuer, Greene Naftali, New York, US
The New Décor, Hayward Gallery, London, UK (traveled to: Garage CCC – Center for Contemporary Culture, Moscow, Russia)
Oh! Masterpieces, Gyeonggi Museum of Modern Art, Ansan, Korea 
Like Eskimo Space, 1857, Oslo, Norway
Squatting. erinnern, vergessen, besetzen, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Open Light in Private Spaces, Biennale for International Light Art Ruhr.2010, Unna, Germany
After Architects, Kunsthalle Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Intro Motion Ditch, Art Sheffield, S1 Artspace, Sheffield, UK
Self as disappearance, Centre d'Art Contemporain, La Synagogue de Delme, Delme, France

Zeigen. Eine Audiotour durch Berlin, Temporäre Kunsthalle Berlin, Berlin, Germany
UNDER COVER I – special editions in books, boxes & rolls, Galerie Barbara Wien, Berlin, Germany
From the Gathering, Helen Pitt Gallery, Vancouver, Canada
Horizontale Durchlässigkeiten, Alte Fabrik, Rapperswil, Switzerland
Monument to Transformation, City Gallery Prague, Prague, Czech Republic (traveled to: Centro Cultural Montehermoso, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain)
Sequelism Part 3: Possible, Probable, or Preferable Futures, Arnolfini, Bristol, UK
Everything, then, passes between us, Kölnischer Kunstverein, Cologne, Germany
Your Bright Future: 12 Contemporary Artists from Korea, LACMA – Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US(traveled to: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, US)
Making Worlds, 53rd International Art Exhibition, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy
Pop Up!, Ludwig Forum für Internationale Kunst, Aachen, Germany
Assume Nothing: New Social Practice, Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, Victoria, Canada

If we can’t get it together, The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada
27 november – 21 january, 2009, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
50 Moons of Saturn, 2nd Torino Triennale, Turin, Italy
The Twentyfirst, Silver Shed, New York, US
Zeitblick. Ankäufe der Sammlung Zeitgenössische Kunst der Bundesrepublik Deutschland 1998-2008, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin, Germany
Pontos de Vista, Galeria Mata, Inhotim, Brumadinho, Brasil
Akademie Schloss Solitude, Stuttgart, Germany
Farewell to Post-Colonialism, The 3rd Guangzhou Triennial, Guangzhou, Guangdong, China
The Krautcho Club / In and Out of Place, Galerie im Regierungsviertel, Berlin, Germany (weitere Station / traveled to: 176 Gallery, London, UK)
Eurasia. Geographic cross-overs in Art, MART – Museo di Arte Moderna e Contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto, Rovereto, Italy
LESS, haubrokshows, Berlin, Germany
Life On Mars, 55th Carnegie International, Pittsburgh, US
Global EurAsia, Art Cologne, Cologne, Germany
run run, Collins Gallery, Glasgow, commissioned by Glasgow International, Glasgow, Scotland
Open / Invited e v+ a 2008 – too early for vacation, e v+ a – exhibition of visual art, Limerick, Ireland
Der grosse Wurf – Faltungen in der Gegenwartskunst, Museum Haus Lange / Kaiser Wilhelm Museum, Krefeld, Germany
Von dem was dann noch bleibt, Nassauischer Kunstverein, Wiesbaden, Germany
Interfacing Practices, Galerie Magnus Müller, Berlin, Germany
freunde und bekannte, Sparwasser HQ, Berlin, Germany
Wessen Geschichte, Kunstverein Hamburg, Hamburg, Germany

Anyang Public Art Project (APAP), Anyang, Korea
Off Pages, The Bookmakers SQ.MT., Turin, Italy
If I can’t dance, I don’t want to be part of your Revolution, Edition II, Episode IV: Feminist Legacies and Potentials in Contemporary Art Practice, Museum van Hedendaagse Kunst Antwerpen, Antwerp, Belgium
Tomorrow, Artsonje Center & Kumho Museum, Seoul, Korea
Brave New Worlds, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US (traveled to: Fundación/Colección Jumex, Mexico City, Mexico)
Something Mr. C can’t have, KIAF, Coex Hall, Seoul, Korea
Micro Narratives, 48th October Salon, Belgrade, Serbia
Virtuoso Interpretor – Formalismus als Formalismuskritik, Cluster, Berlin, Germany
RE-DIS-PLAY – Nicht-Kunst-Sammlungen von Künstlern und Kuratoren, Heidelberger Kunstverein, Heidelberg, Germany
Flash Cube, Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Imagine Action, Lisson Gallery, London, UK
Made in Germany, Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover; Sprengel Museum, Hanover and Kunstverein Hannover, Hanover, Germany
PRAGUEBIENNALE 3, Prague, Czech Republic
Brennschluss, Galerie Andreas Huber, Vienna, Austria
Kunstpreis der Böttcherstrasse 2007, Kunsthalle Bremen, Bremen, Germany
Dependance at Galerie Neu, Galerie Neu, Berlin, Germany
Modelle für Morgen: Köln, European Kunsthalle, Cologne, Germany
Mandla Reuter, Haegue Yang, Flaca, London, UK
Break through to Grey Room, Casabarata, Kasbah Museum, Tangier, Morocco
STADTanSICHTen. Seoul: Räume, Menschen, ifa-Galerie Stuttgart, Germany (traveled to: ifa-Galerie Berlin, Institut für Auslandsbeziehungen, Berlin, Germany)

Political Design, Design of Politics, Zero One Design Centre, Seoul, Korea
Personal Affairs. Neue Formen der Intimität, Museum Morsbroich, Leverkusen, Germany
If I Can’t Dance, I Don’t Want To Be Part Of Your Revolution, Edition II: Feminist Legacies and Potentials in Contemporary Practice, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Como Viver Junto – How to Live Together, 27th São Paulo Biennial, São Paulo, Brazil
Pigment Piano Marble, Maipú, Buenos Aires, Argentina
e-flux Video Rental, Mücsarnok Kunsthalle Budapest, Budapest, Hungary, 2006; Arthouse Texas, Austin, US, 2006; Carpenter Center for the Visual Arts, Cambridge, US, 2007; Centre Culturel Suisse, Paris, France, 2007; CAMJAP, Lissabon, Portugal, 2008; and Fondazione Giuliani, Rom, Italy, 2010
Haubrokworks – Sounds of Silence, Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne, Germany

Lichtkunst aus Kunstlicht, ZKM – Zentrum für Kunst und Medientechnologie, Karlsruhe, Germany
Punkt und Linie, Fläche und Raum, Overbeck-Gesellschaft, Lübeck, Germany
Schnur im Nebel, Doppelzimmer, Gießen, Germany

Steaming away from the Places, Sangmyung University Museum, Seoul, Korea
D-Freezone. Site 2: Korean Express, in the frame of 5th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
This is not a Love Letter, Marronnier Art Center (currently: Arko Art Center), Seoul, Korea
Black Friday. Exercises in Hermetics, Galerie Kamm, Berlin, Germany
Liquidation totale, Dépendance, Brussels, Belgium
XS: An Invitational Exhibition, f a projects, London, UK
Documents, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Arts (currently Seoul Museum of Art), Seoul, Korea
Chasm, 3rd Busan Biennale, Busan, Korea
Mix Max, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea

From Dust to Dusk – International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Kunsthal Charlottenborg, Copenhagen, Denmark
Hermès Korea Missulsang, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Make It New, Portikus / Dresdner Kleinwort Wasserstein, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Demirrorized Zone, De Appel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Türme Babylons, Landesmuseum Mainz, Mainz, Germany

Subtiles élégances, La Galerie, Centre d’art contemporain, Noisy-le-Sec, France
The Fall, Galleri Christina Wilson, Copenhagen, Denmark
Kunst und Technik, Mannheimer Kunstverein, Mannheim, Germany
Cité des Ondes, Cienquième Manifestation Internationale Vidéo et Art Électronique, Champ Libre, Montreal, Canada
40 Jahre: Fluxus und die Folgen, Wiesbadener Kunstsommer, Wiesbaden, Germany
Manifesta 4, European Biennial of Contemporary Art, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
P_A_U_S_E, 4th Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju, Korea
New Tendencies in Korean Art: Paradise Among Us, Marronnier Art Center (currently: Arko Art Center), Seoul, Korea
Blink, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
Kunstpreis der Deutschen Volksbanken und Raiffeisenbanken, Kunst-Werke, Berlin, Germany
Ssamzie Studio 3, Ssamzie Space, Seoul, Korea

1 Site – 2 Places, project room, Galerie der Stadt Sindelfingen, Sindelfingen, Germany
KunstPraxis, Siemens Arts Program, Munich, Germany
Invisible Touch, Artsonje Center, Seoul, Korea
We’re not here to give you pleasure, rraum 02, Frankfurt am Main, Germany (traveled to: rraum 03, Protoacademy, Edinburgh, Scotland; G39, Cardiff, UK; Galerie Art & Essai, Rennes, France)
VIP’s Union, VIP Lounge, 6th Art Forum Berlin, Berlin, Germany
Tirana Biennale 1: Escape, Tirana, Albania
Zu Gast, Bellevue-Saal, Wiesbaden, Germany
Frankfurter Kreuz: Transformationen des Alltäglichen in der zeitgenössischen Kunst, Schirn Kunsthalle, Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Lunchtime of Necktie Force, The Posco Museum, Seoul, Korea

Art or Design, Seoul Arts Center, Seoul, Korea
Café Helga & Galerie Goldankauf, Kunstraum München, Munich, Germany
Anno Zero, Cittadellarte – Fondazione Pistoletto, Biella, Italy

Stuttgart, 17.7.1956 – Salem (Wis.)/USA, 3.3.1977, Portikus, Frankfurt am Main, Germany  
Seoul in Media: Food, Clothing, Shelter, Seoul Metropolitan Museum of Arts (currently Seoul Museum of Art), Seoul, Korea
Where I Am, Lisbon World Exposition, Galeria Municipal da Mitra, Lisbon, Portugal

Selected Awards

Wolfgang Hahn Prize, awarded by the Gesellschaft für Moderne Kunst at the Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Republic of Korea Culture and Arts Award (Presidential Citation) in the Visual Arts category, Korea

Selected Public and Private Collections

AmorePacific Museum of Art, Yongin, Korea
Bristol's Museums, Galleries & Archives, Bristol, UK
Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, US
Explum, Murcia, Spain
Galerie für Zeitgenössische Kunst, Leipzig, Germany
Guggenheim Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE
Kulturstiftung des Bundes, Halle an der Saale, Germany
Kunsthalle Hamburg, Germany
Kunstmuseum Stuttgart, Stuttgart, Germany
Leeum Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, US
M+, Hong Kong
Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany
Museum of Modern Art, New York, US
Muzeum Sztuki, Lodz, Poland
National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, Korea
Neuer Berliner Kunstverein e.V., Berlin, Germany
Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia
Sammlung Haubrok, Berlin, Germany
SeMA, Seoul Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea
Serralves Foundation, Contemporary Art Museum, Porto, Portugal
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, US
Tate Collection, London, UK
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, US
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, US
Westfälisches Landesmuseum, Münster, Germany


Haegue Yang
Sep 3, 2019 - Nov 17, 2019


Aluminum Venetian blinds, aluminum hanging structure, powder coating, steel wire, moving spotlights, scent emitters (Campfire, Mountain Mist, Oudh, Rainforest, Cedarwood, Ocean, Fresh Cut Grass, Tamboti Wood)
Dimensions variable
Photo: Markus Tretter

Wooden screens, paint, metal connectors, metal feet
10 pieces, each 200 x 80 cm

Installation view of The Sea Wall, Arnolifini, Bristol, England, 2011
Photo: Jamie Woodley

Semi-Dépliable – Andante
Drying rack, light bulbs, cable, fabric, metal fringe, metal net tube, metal rings, metal chains, metal sponges, Takoyaki oil brush, rope balls
171 x 61 x 60 cm

Powder-coated stainless steel frame, powder-coated mesh, steel wire rope, brass, copper and nickel plated bells, metal rings, plastic twine
93 x 77 x 77 cm

Clippings from electronics market catalogues on chromolux paper, mounted on alu-dibond, framed
36.2 x 51.2 cm


Installation Video
Haegue Yang: Mesmerizing Mesh

Installation Video
Haegue Yang : When The Year 2000 Comes

Installation Video
Isang Yun: Images (1968) | Haegue Yang: When The Year 2000 Comes

Installation Video
Flying of Drone Soccer Balls | Haegue Yang: When The Year 2000 Comes

Virtual Exhibition
Haegue Yang: When The Year 2000 Comes

Teaser Trailer
Haegue Yang: When The Year 2000 Comes


양혜규 Haegue Yang : 황홀망 恍惚網 Mesmerizing Mesh

Haegue Yang: Anthology 2006–2018. Tightrope Walking and Its Wordless Shadow

Haegue Yang: When The Year 2000 Comes

Haegue Yang: In the Cone of Uncertainty

Haegue Yang: ETA 1994-2018

Grid Bloc Square – Five Folds

Haegue Yang: Lingering Nous

Haegue Yang: An Opaque Wind

Grid Bloc Square – Four Folds

Haegue Yang: An Opaque Wind Park in Six Folds

Haegue Yang: GRID BLOC



Exhibition: Haegue Yang

2018 Museum Ludwig Köln

2016 Galeries Lafayette 'Quasi-Pagan Modern'

2016 Centre Pompidou 'Lingering Nous'

2016 Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art 'An Opaque Wind Park in Six Folds'

2016 Art Basel Unlimited

2015 UCCA 'Haegue Yang: Come Shower or Shine, It Is Equally Blissful'

2015 MoMA 'Scenes for a New Heritage: Contemporary Art'/The Gugghenheim Museum 'Storylines'

2015 Sharjah Biennial 12

2015 Leeum 'Shooting the Elephant Thinking the Elephant'


2013 Singapore Tyler Print Institute 'Honesty Printed on Modesty'

2013 Museum Strasbourg 'Haegue Yang: The Family of Equivocations'