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Ghada Amer (born in Cairo, Egypt in 1969) currently lives and works in New York.

She moved with her family to France, to Nice at the age of 11 where she completed her studies at the Villa Arson École Nationale Supérieure in Nice which allowed her international exchanges with the School of the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston.

From 1996 he moved to New York. Amer’s wide-ranging practice spans painting, cast sculpture, ceramics, works on paper, and garden and mixed-media installations.


Some of the past expositions: 

  • 2021 Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York, USA

  • 2018 Dallas Contemporary, Dallas, Texas

  • 2018 Goodman Gallery, Cape Town, South Africa

  • 2013 Kukje Gallery, Seoul, South Korea

  • 2012 Musée d’Art Contemporain de Montréal, Canada

  • 2008 Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY

  • 2007 Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Roma, MACRO, Rome, Italy


Permanently collected by: 

  • Arab Museum of Modern Art, Doha

  • Art Institute of Chicago, USA

  • Barjeel Art Foundation, Sharjah, UAE

  • Brooklyn Museum of Art, New York, NY

  • Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

  • Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville,USA

  • Guggenheim Museum, Abu Dhabi

 ”Senza Titolo”, 1998
120 x 120 cm, ricamo su tela

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