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Cyprien Tokoudagba

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Born in 1939 in Abomey, Benin
Died in 2012 in Abomey, Benin.

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1995
Cyprien Tokoudagba
Ifa-Galerie
Bonn - Germany
Allemagneifa-Galerie
Stuttgart, Germany

1995
Cyprien Tokoudagba
Musée du Cloître - Peuple et Culture
Tulle, France

1991
Cyprien Tokoudagba
Centre Culturel Français
Cotonou. Bénin

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
The Great Animal Orchestra, Fondation Cartier Paris, France

2015
Les Diables et les Dieux - Château de TANLAY, France

2012/2013
Nov 8 - Jan 13 2013
Biennale Bénin 2012, Inventing the World : The Artist as Citizen

2010
Oct 8 - Oct 25 2010
African Stories
Marrakech Art Fair, Marrakech

2005
29 Jan – 8 May
African Art Now : Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection
Museum of Fine Arts Houston
Houston - USA

2004
Africa Remix
Art contemporain d’un continent
24 July 2004 – 7 Nov 2004
Museum Kunst Palast
Düsseldorf - Germany

10 Feb 2005 – 17 April 2005
Hayward Gallery
London – England

25 May 2005 – 8 Aug 2005
Centre Georges Pompidou
Paris – France

27 May – 30 August 2006
Mori Art Museum
Tokyo

24 June – 30 Sept 2007
Johannesburg Art Gallery

2003
13/02 – 28/03
Transvangarde: Contemporary Art from Around the Planet

Kulturbrauerei
Berlin – Germany

2001
17/02 – 30/03
Anima Tribale, Corpo Metropolitano : Arte africana contemporanea
Tribal Soul, Metropolitan Body : Contemporary African art
Galleria Spazia
Bologna - Italy

2000 - 2001
16/11/00 – 27/01/01
Rendering Visible : Contemporary Art from the Republic of Benin
October Gallery
London - England

1998
24/04 – 30/04
Dak’Art 98
Dakar Biennale (3)
Dakar Senegal

1998
Bénin/Bénin tussen gisteren/morgen
Van Reekum Museum
Apeldoorm Galerie 20x2.
Arnhem, Hollande.

1998
11/09 – 24/11
Africa Africa Vibrant New Art from a Dynamic Continent
Tobu Museum of Art.
Tokyo, Japon.

1997
8+1
Centre Culturel Français
Cotonou, Bénin.

1997
Lumière Noire
Château de Tanlay
Centre d’Art cotemporain
Tanlay, France.

1996
05/10 – 08/12
Biennale de Sao Paulo
Sao Paulo, Brésil.

1996
09/03 – 05/05
Neue Kunst Aus Afrika
Im Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt.
Berlin, Allemagne.

1995-96
Rencontres Africaines
(exposition itinérante de l'Institut du Monde Arabe ; exposition réduite.)
Sommet francophone
Cotonou, Benin

Centre Culturel Français
Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso

Centre Culturel Français
Abidjan, Côte-d'Ivoire

Centre Culturel Français
Casablanca, Maroc

Maison des Arts
Laon, France

1995
21/09 – 05/11
Big City
Serpentine Gallery.
Londres, Grande-Bretagne.

1995
Vital : three contemporary african artists
Tate Gallery.
Liverpool, Grande-Bretagne.

1994
06/04 – 15/08
Rencontres Africaines
Institut du Monde Arabe
Paris, France.

1994
Communauté Européenne
Cotonou, Bénin.

1993
Ouidah 92
Ouidah, Benin.

1993
15/12 – 14/03
The Boundary Rider
Biennale de Sydney
Sydney, Australie.

1993
25/06 – 25/09
La Grande Vérité, les Astres Africains
Musée des Beaux arts
Nantes. France.

1992
Oct/Dec
Out of Africa
Saatchi Collection.
Londres, U.K.

1991 - 1992
Africa Hoy, Africa Now

Centro Cultural de Arte Contemporaneo
Mexico D.F. - Mexico
Groningen Museum
Groningen - Netherlands
Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria – Spain

1991
06/07 – 04/08
Ny Afrikans Billed-Kunst
Rundetarn.
Copenhaguen, Denmark.

1989
18/05/89 – 14/08/89
Magiciens de la Terre
Centre Georges Pompidou,
Grande Halle de la Villette,
Musée national d’Art moderne
Paris - France

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY

2005
Africa Art Now: Masterpieces from the Jean Pigozzi Collection
Exhibition catalogue. Published by Merrell in association with the MFAH.

2004
Africa Remix
Exhibition catalogue. Published bt Hatje Cantz Verlag.

2001
Anima Tribale, Corpo Metropolitano
Exhibition catalogue. Tribal Soul, Metropolitan Body.
Arte africana contemporanea.
L’Artiere edizionitalia.

2001
Rendering Visible : Contemporary Art from the Republic of Benin
Exhibition catalogue. October Gallery, London.

1998
Cimaise : Special issue, n° 253
Served as exhibition catalogue for Dakar Biennal.

1998
Visual Arts and Culture.
An International Journal of Contemporary Art.
African Art. World, Frontier, Territory by André Magnin.
Texte in English, available in French.

1998
Africa Africa
Vibrant New Art from a Dynamic Continent. Tobu Museum. Tokyo, Japon.

1997
Lumière Noire
Catalogue d’exposition, Centre d’Art de Tanlay.

1996
Vaudou
Henning Christoph & Hans Oberlander. Tachen, Köln

1996
Neue Kunst Aus Afrika
Catalogue d’exposition.
Im Haus Der Kulturen Der Welt.
Berlin, Allemagne.

1996
Universalis
23. Bienal Internacional Sao Paulo.
Livre-Catalogue d’exposition. Fundaçao Bienal de Sao Paulo.

1996
Contemporary Art of Africa.
Cyprien Tokoudagba, texte en anglais de Jacques Soulillou, p.40-43.
Edited by André Magnin & Jacques Soulillou. Published Harry N. Abraams,
New-York.

1996
Cyprien Tokoudagba
Exhibition catalogue: Iris Lenz, Monkia Winkler, André Magnin et al.

1996
Arts & the Islamic World 27-28
Nesbitt, Judith, “Africa 95: Three Artists at the Tate Liverpool,”

1995
Vital Three Contemporary African Artists
Catalogue d’exposition.
The Link between Earth and Sky. Tate Gallery, Liverpool.

1994
Rencontres Africaines.
Catalogue d’exposition.
Institut du Monde Arabe, Paris.

1994
Revue Noire, March-April-May, 1994, pg 16-7

1993
La Grande Vérité, les Astres Africains.
Catalogue d’exposition.
Musée des Beaux arts de Nantes. France.

1993
Biennale de Sydney.
Catalogue d’exposition.

1992
Out of Africa.
Catalogue d’exposition.
The Jean Pigozzi Contemporary Art Collection @ the Saatchi Collection, Londres.

1991
Africa Hoy. Centro Atlantico de Arte Moderno.
Catalogue d’exposition. Cyprien Tokoudagba p.143-149.
Las palmas, Gran Canaria.

1991
Ny Afrikansk Billedkunst.
Catalogue d’exposition.
Rundetarn. -Copenhague, Danemark.

1989
Magiciens de la terre
Livre-catalogue d’exposition. Centre Georges Pompidou. Paris.


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