Hany Armanious

b. 1962, Ismailia, Egypt. Lives and works in Sydney, Australia.

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2016
Frequently Asked Questions
Southard Reid, London, UK

Hollow Earth
Michael Lett, Auckland, New Zealand

2015
Pavilion (ongoing)
Sculpture commission for City of Sydney, Australia

Hany Armanious
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2014
Selflok
City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

Hany Armanious
Galerie Allen, Paris, France

2013
We Go Out Inside
Roslyn Oxley Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Set Down
Michael Lett, Auckland, New Zealand

2012
The Plagiarist of My Subconscious
Southard Reid, London, UK

The Golden Thread
MUMA, Melbourne, Australia

Fountain
Sculpture commission for Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

2011
The Golden Thread
Australian Pavilion, Venice Biennale, Italy

2010
Birth of Venus
Foxy Production, New York, USA

2009
Running Man
Galleria Raucci/Santamaria, Naples, Italy

Uncanny Valley
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2008
The Oracle
Contemporary Art Museum St Louis, St Louis, USA

2007
Year of the Pig Sty
Foxy Production, New York, USA

Year of the Pig Sty
Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Morphic Resonance
City Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand

2006
Morphic Resonance
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Intelligent Design
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

The Frontiers Are My Prison
Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2005
Hany Armanious: Central Core Component from the Centre of the Universe
Ocular Lab Inc., Melbourne, Australia

2004
The Centre of the Universe (Central Core/Hard Core/Soft Core)
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Michael Parekowhai/Hany Armanious
Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

The Cult
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Stopping the World
Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2003
Hany Armanious
Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Art Nouveau Barbeque
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2002
Selflok
Ian Potter Museum, Melbourne, Australia

Space Cake
First Floor, Melbourne, Australia

Datura (collaboration with Mary Teague)
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2001
neo phantom thing (collaboration with Mary Teague)
Lord Mori Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

Selflok
UCLA Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, USA

Selflok
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2000
Semi-Automatic, Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney

1999
Hany Armanious
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1997
Hany Armanious
Testrip, Auckland, New Zealand

Hany Armanious
Thomas Taubert, Düsseldorf, Germany

1996
Hany Armanious
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Hany Armanious
CBD Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Circus (Three ring)
CBD Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Hany Armanious
Side-On Studio, Sydney, Australia

1995
Well Water Under a Tree (collaboration with Tony Schwensen)
David Pestorius Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Second Hand Political
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

F.A.C.
CBD Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1994
Snake Oil
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Worksheet
CBD Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Self-lok
David Pestorius Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

1993
The Frontiers are my Prison
CBD Gallery, Sydney, Australia

The Frontiers are my Prison
Daniel Johnstone Memorial Gallery, Cite des Arts Internationale, Paris, France

1992
Ripped in Peace
Julie Green Gallery, Sydney, Australia

1991
Legacy
Julie Green Gallery, Sydney, Australia

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2016
It's only castles burning
Station Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

True Spirit
Galerie Allen, Paris, France

2015
Australian Painting
Minerva Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Melting Point of Reason
Curated by Mark Feary
Margaret Lawrence Gallery, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

Lean Cuisine
Curated by Hany Armanious
Minerva Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2014
On the Devolution of Culture
Rob Tufnell, London, UK

Post Picasso – Contemporary Reactions
Curated by Michael Fitzgerald
Museu Picasso, Barcelona

2013
Cast Recording
Curated by Liv Barrett
PRISM, Los Angeles, USA

Hany Armanious, Patrick Hartigan, Neal Jones - In the House of Martha and Mary
Darren Knight Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2012
Mutatis Mutandis
Curated by Catherine David
Secession, Vienna, Austria

you, your sun and shadow
Curated by Michael Jones McKean
Anderson Gallery, School of the Arts, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, USA

2010
Adelaide Biennale, Before and After Science
Curated by Charlotte Day and Sarah Tutton
Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

Before and After Science
Curated by Charlotte Day
Adelaide Bienniale, Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia

2009
Tonight
The Modern Institute, Glasgow, UK

Zero...,
Zero Gallery, Milan, Italy

2008
Jesuvian Process
Elizabeth Dee Gallery, New York, USA

Noli Me Legere
Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

Ceramica
Institute of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Lost and Found: An Archeology of the Present
Curated by Charlotte Day
TarraWarra Biennial, Healesville, Victoria, Australia

2007
Nueva Dimension
Curated by Dick Evans
Gallery Hats Plus, London, UK

Artist Makes Video, Art Rage Survey 1994-1998
Griffith University, Queensland College of Art, Brisbane, Australia

Surface Wave
Foxy Production, New York, USA

Strange Cargo: Contemporary art as a state of encounter
Newcastle Region Art Gallery, Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery, Bendigo Art Gallery, Orange Regional Gallery, Wagga Wagga Art Gallery and Tweed River Regional Gallery, Australia

2006
Stolen Ritual
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Before the Body-Matter
Monash University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia

Examples
Peloton, Chippendale, Sydney, Australia

Busan Biennale
Korea

Adventures with form in space
Balnaves Foundation Sculpture Project, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Selekta
West Space, Melbourne, Australia

Uncanny Nature
Curated by Rebecca Coates
Australia Centre of Contemporary Art, Melbourne, Australia

2005
National Sculpture Prize
National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

Travelling Light
Curated by Deborah Ostrow
Spacement, Melbourne (1-17 December), Australia

re/thinking
bus, Melbourne, Australia

The Broadway Café
Organized by Giles Ryder and Mathys Gerber, Chippendale, Sydney, Australia

Alien Invasion
Curated by George and Ron Adams
MOP Projects, Gallery + Project Space, Sydney, Australia

The Centenary of Wild Beasts
Curated by Ian Geraghty
MOP Projects, Project Room, Sydney, Australia

Where the Wild Things Are
Curated by Tara D’Cruz Nobel
UTS: Gallery, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia

2004
Fantasy Island – A Block Project
Michael Lett Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

2003
The Year in Art
S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Bloom mutation, toxicity and the sublime
Curated by Greg Burke
Govett Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

Islands in the Stream, Hany Armanious, Natsuho Takita, Mary Teague, Koji Ryui
Artspace, Sydney, Australia

MCA Unpacked II
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Citigroup Private Bank Australian Photographic Portrait Prize
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Surface Tension
BLOCK, Sydney, Australia

2002
Fieldwork: Australian Art 1968 – 2002
National Gallery of Victoria, Federation Square, Melbourne, Australia

Necessary Fictions
DeChiaria Gallery, New York, USA

Line Up
The Happy Lion Gallery, Los Angeles, USA

2001
Painting: an arcane technology
Curated by Bala Starr
Ian Potter Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia

A Century of Collecting: 1901-2001
Ivan Doherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Necessary Invention
Artspace, Sydney, Australia

2000
Verso Süd
curated by Franz West, Palazzo Dorio Pamphilly, Valmonte, Italy

GOLD!
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Moet et Chandon Fellows Exhibition
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

Drive
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

Plastika
Govett-Brewster Art Gallery, New Plymouth, New Zealand

1999
The Queen is Dead
Stills Gallery, Edinburgh, UK

Opening Exhibition
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Home and away
Auckland Art Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1998
Moet and Chandon Touring Art Prize
(1998 Fellow), National Gallery of Australia, Canberra and touring all state galleries, Australia

EAT!
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

1997
On Dialogue
Haus am Waldsee, Berlin, Germany

Child Bride
Artspace, Auckland, New Zealand

Contempora 5
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

1996
Raindrops on Roses
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Unpainting
David Pestorius Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

33 1/3, Armanious, Cerkez, Dashper, Gordon
Canberra Contemporary Art Space, Canberra, Australia

Occular
Curated by Trevor Smith, Pendulum, Sydney, Australia

Rapport: Eight Artists from Singapore & Australia
Singapore Art Museum, Singapore: Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Flagging the Republic
Sherman Galleries Goodhope, Sydney, Australia

1995
Volatile Colonies
Johannesburg Biennale, Museumafrica, Johannesburg, South Africa

Smells Like Vinyl
Roger Merians Gallery, New York, USA

Discovering the Feminine?
David Pestorius Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

1994
Virtual Reality
Australian National Gallery, Canberra, Australia

Localities of Desire
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Paperwork
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

White
Sarah Cottier Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Jeden Tag
Christine Konig, Vienna, Austria

Aussemblage
Auckland City Gallery, Auckland, New Zealand

1993
Scrounge Time
Plimsoll Gallery, Centre for the Arts, Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

Plastic Fantastic
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Aperto
curated by Achille Bonito Oliva, Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy

Luminaries
MONASH University Museum of Art, Melbourne, Australia

Soaked
Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane, Australia

Monster Field
Ivan Doherty Gallery, Sydney, Australia

Shirthead
Mori Annexe, Sydney, Australia

Adams
KUNST, Sydney, Australia

Wit’s End
Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

1992
The Boundary Rider
9th Sydney Biennale, Sydney, Australia

First Group Show
Black, Sydney, Australia

3D
200 Gertrude Street, Melbourne, Australia

1991
1991 Australian Perspecta
Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

1989
Fresh Art
S.H. Ervin Gallery, Sydney, Australia

RECENT SELECTED PRESS & BIBLIOGRAPHY

2016
April, artforum, review, Hany Armanious : Southard Reid, by Sherman Sam

2013
October, review of Hany Armanious: We Go Out Inside, Roslyn Oxley Gallery, Sydney, Australia

2011
Roberta Smith, Artists Decorate Palazzos and Vice Versa, The New York Times

Sebastian Smee, Vanity Case: Sebastian Smee on the 54th Venice Biennale, The Monthly

Anne Ellgood (ed.), Hany Armanious – The Golden Thread, exh. cat. Australian Pavilion at the 54th International Art Exhibition, la Biennale di Venezia, Australia Council for the Arts, 2011, pp. 152

Oliver Krischer, Plundering the Uncanny Valley, Hany Armanious, Art Asia Pacific, No. 73, May/June 2011, pp. 120-129

2010
Kevin McGarry, Asked and answered / Hany Armanious, New York Times Culture Blog

Francesco Stocchi, Hany Armanious, Compulsive Beauty, Art & Australia, Vol 47, no. 3 Autumn 2010, pp. 488 – 495

Adam Fulton, Digging the dirt all the way from Leichhardt to Venice biennale, Sydney Morning Herald, Arts & Entertainment, p. 9

2009
Adam Jasper, Hany Armanious: Unreality Bites, Art World, Issue 8, April/May 2009, pp. 74-80

2008
Current, Contemporary Art from Australia and New Zealand, Art and Australia (eds.), Sydney, p. 48

Charlotte Day, Lost and Found: An Archeology of the Present, exh.cat., TarraWarra Museum of Art

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Ipswich Art Gallery, Queensland, Australia

Newcastle Regional Gallery, Australia

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia

National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia

National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney, Australia

Monash University Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery, Australia

Auckland City Gallery, New Zealand

Dakis Joannou Foundation, Athens, Greece

Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA