Theaster Gates

American, b. 1973

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Bio

Claiming, “I think I’m a full-time artist, a full-time urban planner, and a full-time preacher with an aspiration of no longer needing any of those titles,” Theaster Gates makes work focused on racism and poverty in America, and works to make change …

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Blue-chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.

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Career highlights
User
Solo show at a major institution
Kunstmuseum Basel, and 3 more
Group
Group show at a major institution
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA), and 6 more
Institution
Collected by a major institution
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 1 more
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 2 more
Fair
Included in a major biennial
Venice Biennale International Exhibition, and 4 more
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