Marlene Dumas
Name: Marlene Dumas
Occupation: Painter
Gender: Female
Birth Day: August 3, 1953
Age: 67
Country: South Africa
Zodiac Sign: Leo

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Marlene Dumas

Marlene Dumas was born on August 3, 1953 in South Africa (67 years old). Marlene Dumas is a Painter, zodiac sign: Leo. Nationality: South Africa. Approx. Net Worth: Undisclosed.


In 2002, her Marlene Dumas: Name No Names exhibition opened at New York City's New Museum of Contemporary Art.

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Before Fame

In the 1970s, she attended the School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town.


Biography Timeline


Dumas was born in 1953 in Cape Town, South Africa and grew up in Kuils River in the Western Cape, where her father had a vineyard. Dumas began painting in 1973 and showed her political concerns and reflections on her identity as a white woman of Afrikaans descent in South Africa. She studied art at the University of Cape Town from 1972 to 1975, and then at Ateliers '63 in Haarlem, which is now located in Amsterdam. She studied psychology at the University of Amsterdam in 1979 and 1980. She currently lives and works in the Netherlands and is one of the country's most prolific artists. She is also widely regarded as one of the most influential painters working today.


1979 First Solo exhibition. Marlene Dumas, Galerie Annemarie de Kruyff, Paris


1992 First North American exhibition Insight, Axe-Néo-7, Hull Québec


1993 First United States museum exhibition Marlene Dumas, Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia


1997 First Asian exhibition Young Boys - Part II, Gallery Koyanagi, Tokyo


2001 Marlene Dumas: One Hundred Models and Endless Rejects, Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston


2008 First South African exhibition. Intimate Relations, Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg


2018 Myths and Mortals. David Zwirner Gallery, New York (cite: )


2020 Marlene Dumas: 25 years of collaboration, Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp

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Currently, Marlene Dumas is 67 years, 10 months and 19 days old. Marlene Dumas will celebrate 68th birthday on a Tuesday 3rd of August 2021.

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