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18 Feb 17until7 May 17

Liz Magor

you, you, you

Migros Museum für Gegenwartskunst, Zurich

A grey textile with a vertical stripe down the middle is draped on a wire-hanger which hangs on a gallery wall.

Liz Magor, Camping (installation view), 2013. Photographer unknown. Courtesy of Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver.

This exhibition at the Museum für Gegenwartskunst was conceived in close cooperation with Kunstverein in Hamburg and realized in partnership with Contemporary Art Gallery and Musee d’art contemporain de Montréal.


Liz Magor studied at the University of British Columbia, Parsons School of Design and the Vancouver School of Art. She has participated in major exhibitions worldwide, including the 4th Biennale of Sydney (1982); Venice Biennale (1984) and documenta VII (1987). Recent solo exhibitions include A Thousand Quarrels, Presentation House Gallery, North Vancouver (2014); Triangle France, Marseille and California-Pacific Triennial, Orange County Museum of Art, Newport Beach, California; Light my Fire: Some Propositions about Portraits and Photography, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto (2013); and After Presence, MacKenzie Art Gallery, Regina (2012). Magor has also participated in numerous group exhibitions including Wattis Institute, San Francisco; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego (2004); National Gallery of Canada (2001); Museum of Fine Arts, Florida State University, Florida (1997); and Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia (1996). Over her career Magor has been recognized through several prestigious art awards such as the Gershon Iskowitz Foundation in partnership with the Art Gallery of Ontario (2014); The Audain Prize for Lifetime achievement (2009); the Governor General of Canada Award (2001) and York Wilson Endowment Award (2000). Magor is represented by Catriona Jeffries Gallery, Vancouver, Susan Hobbs Gallery, Toronto and Marcelle Alix, Paris.