Ouattara  Watts

Born in Mali nel 1958.

Lives and works in New York.

 

Solo Exhibitions

2016

New painting, Magazzino , Rome ,Italy

2015

Galerie Boulakia, Paris, France

2012

Vertigo, Vladimir Restoin Roitfeld, New York, NY

2011

Hong Kong International Art Fair, Charest-Weinberg

2009/2010

Hess Art Collection, International Contemporary Art at Glen Carlou, Paarl, South Africa

2008/2009

Outlaw, Magazzino d’arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
Galeria Leyendeker, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canay Island, Spain
Hess Art Collection, Paarl, South Africa

2007

Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY

2006

Ouattara Watts: Works on Paper, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY

2004

The Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
Crossing Currents – The Synergy of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Ouattara Watts, Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy
Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy

2002

Leo Koenig, New York, NY

1999

Magazzino d’Arte Moderna, Rome, Italy

1998

Baldwin Gallery, Aspen, CO

1996

The Kemper Museum, Kansas City, MO

1995

Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY

1994

University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA

1993

Galerie Boulakia, Paris, France

1992

Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, NY

1990

Galerie Boulakia, Paris, France
Akira Ikeda Gallery, Nagoya, Japan
Vrej Baghoomian, New York, NY

1989

Marilyn Butler Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

1986

Centre Culturel de la Rochelle, La Rochelle, France

 

Group Exhibitions

2016

Dakar , Biennale ;  May 3 , Africa

Armory show -New York City , Magazzino d’arte Moderna , Rome ,Italy

2011

Ouattara Watts and Katy Schimert, Bertrand Delacroix Gallery, New York, NY

2009

Armory Show New York City, Magazzino d’Arte Morderna, Rome, Italy
HERD THINNER, curated by David Hunt, Charest-Weinberg Gallery, Miami, FL

2006

Intersections: Shifting Identity in Contemporary Art, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
Realm of the Spirit, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
Body of Evidence, National Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institute, Washington, DC

2003

New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY

2002

Documenta 11, Kassel, Germany
Whitney Biennale, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
The Short Century:Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa, 1945-1994, Contemporary Art Center, Long Island City, NY

2001

Gorney Bravin Lee, New York, NY

1997

Fukui Fine Arts Museum, Fukui, Japan
Chiba Museum of Art, Chiba, Japan

1994

Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, NY
Un Altre Pais, Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno, Las Palmas Fundacion, Spain
La Virreina Expositions, La Caixa, Palma de Mallorca, Barcelona, Spain

1993

Venice Biennale, Italy

1992
Other Drums: Visionary Works, Calvin Morris Gallery, New York, NY
Haessle, Ouattara, Ray Smith, Navara Gallery, New York, NY

1991

Syncretism: The Art of the 20th Century, The Alternative Museum, New York, NY
Social Sculpture, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, NY
The New Museum of Contemporary Art, New York, NY
African Explores: New and Renewed Forms in the 20th Century Art, travelling exhibition:

University Art Museum, Berkeley, CA; Dallas; St.Louis Art Museum, MO; Mint Museum of Art, Charlotte, NC; The Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, PA; The Corcoran Museum of Art, Washington D.C.,

The Center of Fine Arts, Miami, FL; Ludwig Forum, Aachen; Antoni Tapies Fondacion, Barcelona, Spain; Espace Lyonnais d.Art Contemporain, Lyons, France; Tate Gallery, Liverpool, UK

1990

It Must Give Pleasure Erotic Perceptions, Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, NYC
Images of Death in Contemporary Art, Patrick and Beatrice Haggerty Museum of Art, Milwaukee, WI

1988

Vrej Baghoomian Gallery, New York, NY, Summer Exhibition

1986

Galerie Georges Lavrov, Paris, France

1985

Musée National des Arts Africans et Océaniens, Paris, France