Lawrence Lemaoana

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Exhibitions

SOLO SHOWS

2009
Red Cross Children’s Hospital Auction, Goodman Gallery , Cape Town, South Africa

2008
Fortune Telling in Black, Red and White, Art Extra, Johannesburg, South Africa
FNB Johannesburg Art Fair, Art Extra booth, Johannesburg, South Africa

2007
Positive Show, Gallery Demosniel 89, Paris, France
Players of Colour, Gallery Demosniel 89, Paris, France
Hierarchy of colour, Absa Gallery, Johannesburg, South Africa
Players of Colours, National Tour of Alliances Francaises in major South African cities
Impossible Monsters, Art Extra, Johannesburg, South Africa

2006
Players of Colour, Gordart Gallery, Johannesburg

GROUP SHOWS

2015
Art Textiles, The Whitworth, Manchester, UK
1:54 African Contemporary Art Fair, Afronova, Somerset House, London, UK
1:54 African Contemporary Art Fair, Afronova, Pioneer Works, New York, USA
Pontos Colaterais, Arquipelago Contemporary Art Centre, Ribeira Grande, Portugal Azores

2014
1:54 African Contemporary Art Fair, Afronova, Somerset House, London, UK
Art in Embassies, Pretoria, South Africa

2013
My Joburg, Kunsthalle, Dresden, Germany
My Joburg, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France
Some Views of Africa, Studio La Città, Verona, Italy

2012
Me 3, Fried Contemporary Art Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa

2011
(Re)constructions, Contemporary Art from South Africa, Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Synthetic Ritual, Pitzer Art Galleries, Claremont, USA

2010
PEEKABOO – Current South Africa, Helsinki City Art Museum, Helsinki, Finland
TXT artists investigating language, James Harris Gallery, Seattle, USA
Ampersand – A Dialogue of Contemporary Art from South Africa & the Daimler Art Collection, Daimler contemporary, Berlin, Germany
ATOPIA – Art and the City in the 21st Century, CCCB, Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain

2009
Dystopia, Museum Africa, Johannesburg, South Africa
Adding Substractions, Bag Factory, Johannesburg, South Africa
Dystopia, Unisa Art Gallery, Pretoria, South Africa
Self/Not-self, Brodie/Stevenson, Johannesburg, South Africa
Beauty and Pleasure South African Contemporary Art, Stenersenmuseet, Oslo, Norway

2008
I Love Jozi, Reunion Island

2007
Positive: Pulse Art Show, Hall of Treasures, Sun City Sun International, South Africa

2006
40 x 40 x 40, Klein Karoo Nasionale Kunstefees, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
Volksblad Festival,University Gallery, Bloemfontein, South Africa
Aardklop Festival, Snowflake, Potchefstroom, South Africa
Waste Art Exhibition, Rosebank Mall, Johannesburg, South Africa

Publications

my joburg
MY JOBURG
255 pages, 24x14cm, softcover
French and English
Published by Fage
2013
synthetic ritual
SYNTHETIC RITUAL
75 pages, 18×16.5cm, softcover
English
Published by Pitzer College Art Galleries
2011
peekaboo
PEEKABOO- CURRENT SOUTH AFRICA
English
Published by Helsinki City Art Museum’s Publications
2010
ampersand
AMPERSAND – A DIALOGUE OF CONTEMPORARY ART FROM SOUTH AFRICA & THE DAIMLER ART COLLECTION
128 pages, 27x22cm, softcover with dustjacket
German / English
Published by Hirmer Munich
2010
south african art now
SOUTH AFRICAN ART NOW
320 pages, 29 x 24cm, Hardcover
English
Published by Harper Design
October 2009

Press

Statue stands tall for the everyday heroine, Saturday Star, August 2015

City unveils monuments to SA’s struggle heroine, Official Website of the City of Joburg, August 2015

Retour au White Cube, mais dans la pierre noire, Amateur d’Art par Lunettes Rouges, Blog LeMonde.fr, August 2015 (French)

The World’s Largest Contemporary African Art Fair Comes to Brooklyn, VICE/ The Creator’s Project, May 2015

The Best Of 1:54 NY Contemporary African Art Fair 2015, okayafrica.com, May 2015

A Contemporary African Art Fair Arrives in New York, hyperallergic.com, May 2015

1:54 African art fair makes New York debut, Art Radar Contemporary Art trends and news from Asia and beyond, May 2015

Top 10 Picks at 1:54 Fair by Char Jansen, Art Slant, May 2015

New York/le fiere. 1:54, ovvero l’arte africana sbarca a Red Hook. Ed è un’autentica rivelazion, Exibart.com, May 2015 (Italian)

Vibrant Voices at the 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair, anothermag.com, October 2014

In Conversation with Lawrence Lemaoana, Art South Africa, June 2014

Why African art is having a renaissance, CNN, April 2010 (video)

Visions of Beauty and Pleasure from Africa, Dazed, May 2009

Lawrence Lemaoana, Art South Africa, December 2008

Lemaoana’s fabric of life, Mail and Guardian, October 2008