Brian Nissen

Born in 1939 - United States


Brian Nissen was born in London, England in 1939. In 1963/78 he lived in Mexico for 17 years.

He held exhibitions in South America, U.S.A. and Europe. In 1978 Brian Nissen moved to New York where he presently lives and works. In 1980-81 was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship. His principal exhibitions were held at the Museum of ModernArt Mexico City, the Museum of Modern Art Buenos Aires, the Whitechapel Art Gallery, London, Tamayo Museum Mexico City, Museo de Barrio, New York.

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Brian Nissen - Cuatro cuartetos - Museo Tamayo, Mexico City
Brian Nissen - Bronze Sculptures - El Museo del Barrio, New York City, NY
Brian Nissen - Whitechapel Art Gallery, London


Mexico: Fantastic Identity - Ayala Museum, Makati City
La Ruptura y sus antecedentes - Museo de Arte Moderno de Mexico City, Mexico City
Imaginarios De La Resistencia - A 40 Años Del Golpe De Estado - Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende, Santiago
Muestra de Gráfica Internacional 2012 - Galería Vértice - Guadalajara-México, Guadalajara
La era de la discrepancia - MUCA Roma - Museo Universitario de Ciencias y Arte, Mexico City
Siglo XX - Grandes Maestros Mexicanos - Los espacios inconformes - Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Monterrey MARCO, Monterrey, NL

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