Mircea Cantor

b. Oradea, Romania, 1977


Solo (Selection)
  • 2013 - "Q.E.D”, National Museum of Contemporary Art, Bucharest, Romania (National)
  • 2012 - Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (International)
  • 2012 - "RESTLESS”, Museum of Moving Image, New York, USA (International)
  • 2012 - "Sic Transit Gloria Mundi”, Museo di Arte Contemporanea, Rome, Italy (International)
  • 2010 - "Heilige Blumen”, Kunsthalle, Nuremberg, Germany (International)
  • 2010 - "Shooting”, Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Israel (International)
  • 2010 - "Solo Screening of Vertical Attempt”, Kunst Werke, Berlin, Germany (International)
  • 2010 - "Deeparture”, Musee Rodin, Paris, France (International)
  • 2005 - "Si tu marche plus vite, il pleut moins fort", Centro arte moderna, Gulbenkian Fondation, Lisbon, Portugal (International)
  • 2003 - "(...)", Galerie Yvon Lambert, Paris, France (International)
Group (Selection)
  • 2011 - "I decided not to save the world”, TATE Modern, London, United Kingdom (International)
  • 2010 - "Les Promesses du passé", Centre Pompidou, Paris, France (International)
  • 2007 - "Paranoia”, Freud Museum, London, United Kingdom (International)
Biennial (Selection)
  • 2006 - 4th Biennial for Contemporary Art, Berlin, Germany (International)


  • Marcel Duchamp Prize, Paris, France, 2011
  • Best Dance Short Film Award, International Festival of Movie, Tiburon, California, USA, 2011
  • Nominated for Artes Mundi Prize 3rd edition, Wales, United Kingdom, 2008
  • Paul Ricard S.A. Award, Paris, France, 2004


  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, USA
  • Centre Pompidou, Paris, France
  • Kunsthaus, Zürich, Switzerland
  • Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Israel
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, USA
  • Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofí­a, Madrid, Spain
  • Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, USA
  • Hirschhorn Museum & Sculpture Garden, Washington, USA
  • Museum Abteiberg, Monchengladbach, Germany
  • Magazine 3, Stockholm, Sweden

NEWS & EVENTS: View all

  • Mircea Cantor launches first Romanian exhibition

    By Oana Vasiliu (Business Review 22 April 2013)

    More than 1,200 people have attended the opening of the first local solo exhibition of one of the most important young artists to emerge on the international scene over the last decade: Mircea ...

  • Interview with Olga Ștefan

    Tina Kaplár (Art Guide East, 5 February 2015)

    Olga Ștefan is a freelance curator, writer, and lecturer originally from Chicago. Since 2009 she has been living in Zurich, Switzerland. She has curated several exhibitions, including one shown in Zurich ...

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