short biography

Vik Muniz (b. 1961, Sao Paulo) is a sculptor, graphic artist and photographer, based in New York and Rio de Janeiro. He is best known for his reproductions of the works of other famous artists. He presents them as photographic material collages by experimenting with materials such as dust, sugar, dry pigments, diamonds, caviar, garbage, or torn magazines.

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Galleria d´Arte Moderna Palazzo Forti, Verona 21c Museum, Louisville 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa ° ARCO Foundation Collection Art Gallery NSW, Sydney Burger Collection, Berlin CAC Malaga CIFO Art Space, Miami Centre Pompidou Paris Cleveland Museum of Art Collection Lambert, Avignon ° Columbia Museum of Art Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas Daros Latinamerica, Hurden Denver Art Museum Des Moines Art Center ° Emily Harvey Foundation, New York Fondation Cartier, Paris Fundacion Telefonica, Madrid HISCOX London Honolulu Museum of Art Huis Marseille, Amsterdam Inhotim Centro de Arte Contemporanea, Brumadinho Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin LACMA - Los Angeles County Museum of Art MAM Museu de Arte Moderna, Rio de Janeiro ° MIT List Visual Arts Center, Cambridge / MA ° MOCA The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles MRAC - Musée régional d´art contemporain, Sérignan MUSAC Leon Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York MoCP Chicago Modern, Fort Worth Monsoon Art Collection, London Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art Museu de Arte Moderna, Recife Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Museum of Fine Arts, Houston National Gallery of Art, Washington ° New Museum, New York Newport Street Gallery, London Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach Perez Art Museum Miami Rollins Museum of Art, Winter Park S.M.A.K. Ghent SFMOMA San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Sammlung Olbricht Smithsonian Institution, Washington Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York Speed Art Museum, Louisville Tate Collection Tel Aviv Museum of Art The Art Institute Chicago The Progressive Art Collection, Mayfield Village University Art Museum, Albany Walker Art Center, Minneapolis West Collection, Oaks Whitney Museum, New York Zabludowicz Collection, London mam - Museu de Arte Moderna, São Paulo .
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  • 25. Oct 26. Apr 2003
    La Mirada Daros Latinamerica, Hurden
  • 08. Jan 23. Feb
    Color Blind IKON Ltd, Santa Monica